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Arrest Of A Gang Of Counterfeiters

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Day
30
Month
June
Year
1871
Copyright
Public Domain
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Cleveland, June 27. April U. S. Marshal Hastings, of the Jíorthern District of Oliio, received informática that a considerablo amount of countorfett greeiibaeks, national l;mk notes and frueíioiial eurroney was bfling oiroulated in Xorthem Ohio and Basten vJSana, and that a largo gang oï operators "ere engaged in it. Two of the most nkilli'ul detectives in the Secret Service Department were detailcd to assist Hastings in the matter, and during the past two months they havo been engaged in woiking up the case, and have Bucceedcd in breakinfr np tho gang. Arresta have been made fi om time to time nn til several of the ringleaders, 6ome of the most desperate eharacters in this part of the country have been arrestfd. James Monroe Bessel, of Allianee, Wm. HL Bair, of Bucyrus, Andicw Jitclcfioii Bair, of Van Wort, John T. lli'kman, Chrintopher C. Brady and Geo. W. Showen, of Marión, Ereo. Fedick, of Decatur, Indiana, Mtthew A. Boyd, of New Cumberland, O., Kaïn. Itivers, PaiTy Honicr, Joo Warren and other well known rascáis have been arreBted, and a larga amount of oounterfeit money obtained. Khowen squealed on his confederates and gave vnluable information. Among the namen dudkwed by him were those of tho Governmont detectives who wcre at work at Fort Wayne, wlio had 8uee8fn)ly irtpfrwtinlcd themselves into the confidence of tho counierf citers. The 103d commoncement of Brown University occurred Wcdnesday at Piovidencs, Rhodc Island.

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