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Alpena.. July 11. - Voeler, Fuhrman and Jacobs have been'found guilty of the murder of Albert Mouter. The case was given to the jury last Saturday night at 8 o'clock, and three hours later a verdict of murder in the first degree was returned. The prisoners will be sentenced later on. In all probability the trial of Repke, the self-confessed murderer, will now be taken up. This makes four men convicted, Grossman havingf been sentenced to Jackson for life last January. lAlbert Mollter, a merchant at Rogera City, and hl clerk. namad Sullivan, were murdered on the cveuinx of August &ï, 1975. Nothing daflnite was everlearned uatil William Repke. a farmer Hvinf in Moltke townghip, Presque Isla county, becoming consolenoe trioken after slxteen jrears of sller.oe, oonfassed in July, 1891, that ha and sixteen other men then working in and about Rosers City entered into a conspíracy to kill Moliter and frederlck Denny Larke, but that wntle they gucceeded iu snooti? Moliter, they made a mistake as to Liarke and killed Sullivan in his stead. Repke gave the names of uch of the other murderers as he recollected. Warrants were at once issued and prosecution of the murderers begun, resulting to the present time in the conviction of four of the accused. The cause of the crime was alleged unfair treatment in political affairs.]


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