Jack Hughes the Lincoln Tomb Desecrateor Convicted of Passing Counterfeit Bills

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Jack Hughes the Lincoln Tomb Desecrateor Convicted of Passing Counterfeit Bills - THE COURT RECORD. Jack Hogles, the Lincoln Tomb...
THE COURT RECORD. Jack Hogles, the Lincoln Tomb Des- Des- ecrator, Oonricted of Passing ... Coanterfelt Bills. Tie jaArlne Crapur Stockholders to Be inenei by the BeeelTer. Ckatlfjrlar DiritUnd In tha Hadley Bros. JUtate-. JUtate-. JUtate-. . Jadjottrnmant for Too ration Day. TU-B TU-B TU-B OOTTXT. DXOOBAnOB DAT. To-morrow To-morrow To-morrow wlii b Decoration Day, and the Judge of the Circuit and superior Court will adjourn. It la doubtful what the Ooontr and Probate Judge will do. Judre XUodett will probably bold court all day. JABEBCTTCT BBOISTEB BTBBAJU). Go:ja W, Campbell waa yesterday appoints appoints assignee for Abl H. Whit. Bradford llanooOt for Norman II. McAllister, and Chad) Luak for Jam L. Nwduul Tha lompoaltlon meeting; of Leopold, Bailer A Co. wan continued to June 3. Aaalffniee will be chosen at 10 a. m. to-dar to-dar to-dar for Wb. 1. Beeaoa, Dan Goodwin, Jr- Jr- and J inlay D.Brown. . Taut marirb coxfabt. In the e4ae of David Dowa against the Marin Marin Comiany of Chicago, before Judge Far-well Far-well Far-well yaaUrdar. Uave waa riven to George Al. Botrue. relver of the Marin Company, to file as anewer and eleo a eroe bill egaiost the stockholders of the eomDany to eompel taea to pay, pro rata, a aufllelent amount on meir aioca inabtedn to pay on all me in debtednea of the Marine Company on ao count of ita saving and trust departmenta. aa waa provided lor In section lUol tne eum- eum- peays Charter. udut ormia' nnaT DmsiiD. A firat dividend of 45 per oent waa yester day declared in tne estate or tinnier Broth era. booksellers. The estate will probably yield lOper cent more when the balance of the accounts is collected. The creditors are well satisfied with toe management of me assignee, itobert A. Jenaine. as the bank ruptcy only occurred April 4. The bankrupts offered 40 per cent In composition, which waa refused. Mr. Jenkins will pay the dividend at once at Hie oClo at the liepubuo Life turnout. A a rar nnaini nmn nmrvv Judge b lodge tt yesterday tried the' ease of the L nited Stat against Jack Hughe, the Lincoln tomb desecrator. on a charge of passing eountarfeit treasury notea. Judge (tang appeared lor the government, and Vm. 8. l-'elker l-'elker l-'elker for the defense. Mr. Felker asked a continuance for a few daya to obtain the presence of important witnesses, uugnes naa just completed i term in the Fenitentlary, and waa lrnmedi ately arrested on the expiration of his term and elapped into jail, lie had had barely a wees; ior preparation. J udge fclodgett thought the wltnessea could be procured, and the trial proceeded. The principal wltneae waa Feter Carpenter. land lord of the Ten-mile Ten-mile Ten-mile House, who tee ti fled that Hughes and a boy came to his house in Araoemoer, 1873; they called for beer, and the boy gar a a5 bill in payment, and re ceived the Changs; the bill was subsequently round to D counterfeit. After visiting Car penter's place. Hughes and the boy visited several other places in the vicinity, and at each of them they paased a counterfeit $3 bill. Hughes waa discovered, arrested, and Indicted. Mr. Felker, for the defense, en deavored to persuaae the Jury that It wss an other man wno passed the bills, and that bis client wss therefore Innocent. The boy wss arreetea at a grocery store trying to make come purchases with a counterfeit S3 bill. He Rave the alarm to Jack, who waa standing outside, and Jack ran away. disappearing un der some railroad cars, and escaped for the time, lie wa afterward arreated and put in laii. Two wltnessea Identified Hughes, whom they saw with the boy on the night in ques tion, and a pretty clear case waa made out against. Hughes being put on the atand testified in his own behalf, denying any com plicity in m an air or any Knowledge oi the bora doings. The iary was charged by the court, and re tired a little after 4 o'clock. After an ab sence of half an hour they returned a verdict of guilty, uugnea waa thereupon remanded lor sentence.

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  1. The Inter Ocean,
  2. 29 May 1878, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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