WmKSpan2/10/1911

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WmKSpan2/10/1911 - Carlisle Man Will Travel 2,800 Miles as U. S....
Carlisle Man Will Travel 2,800 Miles as U. S. Witness Alleged Peanut Swindle Perpetrated on a Mechanicsburg Man to Be Aired in Texas Special to The Telegraph At the latter place he made the ac - - .i i - d t on William TC quaintance of a blind peanut vendor Carlisle, Pa., Jan. 20. W illiam K. i ed Mjnhenny t0 m ne toM Spangenberg, baggagemaster . at tne of an advertisement he had seen In a Cumberland Valley Railroad station, was given the surprise of his life yesterday yesterday afternoon, when a man walked into the baggage room, asked if he was Spangenberg and told him he was shout to take him for a long ride. The stranger proved to be a United States marshal. He subpenaea &pan - genberger to appear February 20 in the United States Court at Jefferson, Before Spangenberg came here he was employed on the electric line between between Dillsburg and Mechanicsburg. Philadelphia paper about some won derful peanuts grown by a man named Crawson in Texas. The advertisement advertisement stated that sixteen of the peanuts peanuts would weigh a pound. Mcll - henny ordered some and received in return three small bags of very small peanuts. . He promptly Informed the Postmaster General of the alleged swindle. . - . That was two years ago. Spangen berg had forgotten the incident until he was subpenaed to appear as a witness witness at the trial. It is 1,400 miles to Jefferson

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 20 Jan 1911, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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