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More Petty Burglaries

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Evidently some local talent is at work in the city, earning a term in states piison. Eady last Thuraday morning, sliorüy after four o'clock in fact, the resideuce of ïtev. Dr. Ramsay was entered and tit'ty cents obtamed and the reverend doctor's liat. A lady visiting there was awakened by the iutriider who proved to be a coloied man. The man jhook his üst at her and made a rapid exit. At about the same houv Fnday morning the residence of Trof. VV. 11. Payne, on State street was entered, the ladies being awakened by the noise the fellow made in climbing in the second story wiudow and ransacking the house. He made a rapid exit, when a revolver was called for and it was well for lmn that he did. T!ie residence of Mrs. Denuison, who resides opposite Prof .Payne's residence was entered and $5 secured. The residence of Mrs. Dr. Wells was entered Thursday night, but the buiglar was scared anay makmg a hasty exit through a second storv window taking screi-n and all. lis secured nüthiug. The same evening Judge Harriman's residence was entered, the burglar bringing back the Judge's gold watcb he had stolen the previous week and liberally helping himselftothe doughnuts. The nt results of the burglaries seems to have been $5.50 and a hat. A uumber of watches, quautities of silverware, jewelry, ets., weie passed over by the burglars as evidently nut wanted. It looks as if the gang at work here were af raid of being caugbt if they had iuiythingbut money.


Ann Arbor Argus
Old News