William Pillman

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William Pillman - riLLMAS rUT J-V J-V J-V JAIL. The Clerk Who Is...
riLLMAS rUT J-V J-V J-V JAIL. The Clerk Who Is Alleged to Have Robbed Druggist Simuis Taken In 11 y the Police. Sergt.Hild and Officers Timmons ondSmith yesterday morning arrested William Pillman, the absconding drug clerk who robbed Mr. F. V. Simms, the druggist, at Eighteenth and Chestnut streets, some week ago, and for wbom tbe police have been on the lookout ever since. Pillman passed by the officers several times, but was not recognised, owing to bis altered appearance, appearance, 'lhe Ixird and mustache had been shared off, and it was bv a mere accident that be was recognized. Dr. Siuxms identified identified young Pillniau as tbe thief, and from bim cUcited a full confession of bis guiit. Tbe young man said he had fallen a victim to tbe wdes of lewd womeu and hud sjx;nt his money in various dissiiations. He was sent to jail.

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 12 Mar 1887, Sat,
  3. Page 6

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