Newspaper article - Harry J Treubig (1)

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Newspaper article - Harry J Treubig (1) - WOMAN OUTWITS FOUR DESPERATE BURGLARS Bolts...
WOMAN OUTWITS FOUR DESPERATE BURGLARS Bolts Doors Behind ter in House and Summons Aid. THOUSANDS CHASE ROBBERS But a Man, Bent with Age, Dealt the - Blow That Enabled. Police to ' Get'One oif Them. Four men, bent on robbery, were outwitted by a. woman yesterday, . who. locking the desperate ' quartet behind her in - bet home. . Set the neighborhood iby-the ears ?by her, screams, aroused the'pollce. and soon had an excited mob of 2 XX) persona at the heela of thev burglars. An aged man. bent beneath a, heavr . load, made possible the capture of the only man the police succeeded in arresting, a man who had just been emptying- his revolver at his pur ruers. - i .Mrs. John Magrofosky. wife of a Jeweler and -diamond broker at 140 Jlenry Street, was frightened when the tour rough men knocked loudly at her door: at noon for admittance, but bade them enter and asked their -business. They wished her to sign' a check for - her husband to pay a bill for jewelry boxes. The men made sinister Inspection of the dlamon' in her ears, valued at 11.000. as she agreed to get a checkbook land sign for the amount asked. One of the men carried aa Iron bar in his hand. , The housewife it. ' 4 - . .-.--"I. - ; Excusing herself she " hurried through the house, bolting doors behind 'her, and opening a street . window she screamed lustily for assistance. People seemed to grow up suddenly out of the sidewalk. Policemen appeared. The men in the house.' hearing the clamor, ran Into' the street snd started In different directiona. Three of the fleeing burglars escaped. The man captured waa Harry J Treu-blg, under suspended sentence on a charge of forgery, and the man who drew a big revolver and began firing at the rapidly collecting crowd of pursuers. 'Be was for a time not greatly hampered in hia running and firing " '. ' ' Then an old man dropped his bundle, and. springing out at the man with 'the revolver dealt him a blow on the head that 'sent him sprawling- Into the area-way of the house at 8 Bulgers Street, where formerly lived District Attorney Jerome. Frightened, the old man ran away, but the bolder police, bringing up the rear, made- a capture. - It was" easily done, for . there waa j no fight left In Trenblg. ' ' " . " - ' . , It waa found that tha only .damage done' by Trenblg with hia pistol waa his pounding Morris Tieretxky of 123 Henry 8treet ever the head with the weapon. Tieret-sky. who grappled with TreuMg, - was badly hurt, and was attended by a police sura eon snd removed to Oourerneur Hos pital. ' v -.'- Treobia ' was arrested. : and wave - his name as Henry Arensbgrg and address as Mills Hotel. No. 2. - When previously arrested for forgery he had lived at 33 Leonard Street. Mrs. MagrofoskT appeared against Treubig at the Madison Btreet Police Station, charging hint with

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 09 Nov 1906, Fri,
  3. Page 5

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