lamana ransom note
a copy Hansom la Demanded. The.worst fears cf the unfortunate father, father, wero realized when, on Monday, he received a formal demand for ransom for his son. Here Is of the letter he received: 'Mr. Lamana: We beg of you not to be displeased that your, son Is missing, because he is In good hands. As far as ealing. he eats good. Conditions are to send soma money. 'We demand a small pay, only JSO- JSO- Certainly you won't miss that if you love your son, because w; will send him cut up In pieces If you don't send the money $f.0OJ. "New the money must come by the line of Batcn Rouge. "You get on horseback a white horse. or one white mule. You put on a straw hat. Horse must have a saddle on. Now, you, Tuesday, at S o'clock in the morning morning you leave your house and go up St. Charles street. Then you go along the river towards Kenner, same road goes to Baton Rouge, While going up the river you. the first person you h-ar h-ar h-ar say drop the red handkerchief.' then throw the money on the ground, then you may turn around and go back home. then as soon as we receive the money we will bring your son to your house. Be careful and don't make any steps towards the police because, afterwards we don't want any money we will kill your son first and afterwards you and any other one of your fami y, because. we know all the schemes, because are a large membership In the city and country. "That's all" Countrymen AM Distracted Father. Mr. Lamana did not know what to do. He was afraid to appeal to the police for fear harm would be visit 1 upon his boy. His predicament was pitiable pitiable and excited the sympathy of the whole community.