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Courteous Highwaymen

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The robbery of stapje passongers on their way to the Mammoth Cavo, Kentucky, was by tvvo men who explained that they were not ordinary meicenary rascáis, but were moonshiners, who requirsd money with wiiich to escape froni Government proseeution. " Come out of the stage, plea.e," said the spokesman. The passengerd saw the muzzles of the revolvers covi-ring the vehiele, and, as there was not a weapon in the party, they oould not resist. There were seven men and one womau. The latter was not compelled to alight. As each man steppod out he w:is töW to take his place in line and hold up his hands. Then one rubber kept his revolver aimed, while the othor rillcd their pocketa of about $1,200, talkjng pleasaaüy aa he did go. He astced éson pksseneer his name and residenee, and nóted tinm down, H.-ivintlKii sonio d:iv he would n'par. NVhen the lady r:ivo her home as Lebauon, a smile liphtod up the robber's face, and he asked: "Do you know the Misses - - ?" " Cuitc well," answered the womati. ' Sn do I," he rejoiniid, " and they ;;re oioe girl. Give thew my rogards when you stsö them, aud teil thuin 1 wül make tliis Hght same day." After tcettin; all the valuable.s n the party tne marauders returned the pocket-book", with the rnihvay tickets, and rode ofl'.


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Ann Arbor Democrat