John Meehan 2012 Annin St

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John Meehan 2012 Annin St - 'S mm HOSIERY CUT; SI 05 STDLEO Thief Works...
'S mm HOSIERY CUT; SI 05 STDLEO Thief Works Dexterously With Scissors . as Victim Sleeps Woman Prisoner Declares Man Whom She Spurned in Caused Her Arrest ; South Mrs. Frances Jarrell, of 2314 Pine street, modestly refrained from exhibiting a mutilated silk stocking - in testifying at the Central Police Court yesterday against John Meehan, of 2012 Annin street, The stocking figures prominently in the case, for Mrs, Jarrell asserts that while she was asleep at the home of the defendant's mother on the night" of December 20, Meehan with a pair of scissors cut a section out of the stocking without awakening her ; and abstracted jewelry and money '. amounting to $105. Mrs. Jarrell' had first intended putting the jewels and money under her pillow, but she afterward concluded that they would be safer inside one of her stockings. Nearly everybody in court thought the silk stocking would ' be produced in evidence, but Mrs. Jarrell. to their apparent disappointment, did not exhibit it. Special Policeman McGinty, . of the Twentieth "and Federal streets station, who arrested Meehan, declared . that the defendant had told him, that he entered Mrs. Jarrell 's room while she was asleeD and took the money and jewelry after cut ting a noie in her left stocking. Meehan was held in $500 bail , for trial. i K a J

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  1. The Philadelphia Inquirer,
  2. 30 Dec 1913, Tue,
  3. Page 7

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