Bisbee Daily Review, 14 October 1908, page 5

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Bisbee Daily Review, 14 October 1908, page 5 - f HE BISBEE DAILY REVIEW, TRUSSED DELIVERY IS...
f HE BISBEE DAILY REVIEW, TRUSSED DELIVERY IS MISS Employer Puzzled To Account For Disappearance of H. Thurman Monday. H. Thurman, a deltveryman for the Cuban Store, has been missing since 5:45 p. m. Monday. It seems that the man left the store with an order of groceries for John Miller of Dubaker Canyon. Tie fact of his failure to return together with other contributory contributory circumstances, caused the proprietor, proprietor, John Wohlschlegel. to Buspect that all was sot as It should be, and late that night Officers Twomey. "White and Johnson were dispatched toward Lowell in search of the deliver deliver uian. They found his horse and cart standing at a street corner In Johnson's addition, but of the man himself there remained no trace excepting excepting his coat, which, was lying on the seat There have been to date no clues as to the susiected man's whereabouts, although telegrams have been flying oer the section and of- ucers everywhere have been notified to be on the lookout for him. Speaking of the occurrence last night Mr. Wohlsclegel gave the following following details: "I sent Mr. Thurman Thurman out with the single order for John Miller, expecting him to return within a quarter of an hour. Half an hour afterwards the thirteen year old boy of Mrs. Hogan. of the Royal Cafe, came Into the store to pay, as he said. a bill for his mother. I m nnrloil by the fact that the statement the boy proffered was that of the BIsbee Commercial Commercial Company for $135. The amount of our own statement slioula have been $149. The , boy insisted that his money was for the Cuban Store, and I finally accepted it, telling him that I would gladly rectify any mlstakes. A little later .Mrs. Hogan herself came In and Informed me that she had that afternoon paid to my orlver the correct amount of our bill, $149. She produced Thunnan's re ceipt The circumstance, coupled with the driver's continued absence, of course aroused my keen suspicion. and I took the matter to the officers. Hun led investigation showed me that Thurman bad also collected $42 from Mrs. E. Wright of Dubaker Can yon, and $S4 from Mrs. L, Abbot of BIsbee, making an ascertained total of. nearly $300 collected that afternoon. This money, together with an unknown amount whlcii further Investigation alone can reveal, disappeared with the driver. The man attempted to collect $6S from Matt Berkler. but did not succeed." Thurman is a married man of forty. and the father of three children. He Mi mvtaji CUJUJCU 4 I cruiiiiuii ivi honesty and steadiness. A bit of velght jg g,ven to j,js ,.3 tteory f Ws bavng met foul play by ItTin t-tnt that li!i Knit n" fnnml In the seat of the abandoned wagbn. Thurman is described as a small man, dark complected, and weighing in the neighborhood of 130 pounds. o

Clipped from Bisbee Daily Review14 Oct 1908, WedPage 5

Bisbee Daily Review (Bisbee, Arizona)14 Oct 1908, WedPage 5
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