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California (California, United States) (search for this): article 10
Bold attempt is in New Orleans — galvanized brass offered for sale as gold dust. The N. O. Trus Delta, of the 31st, has the following account of a daring attempt to pass off brass galvanized dust as California gold: Yesterday morning, about 10 o'clock, two men might have been seen on Canal street who would easily be taken for Californians. They wore rough miners' suits, and bore the air of men who have just made an overland trip. By their features they would be taken for Israelites. One was a man of about five feet seven or eight inches, strongly built, with sandy-colored side whiskers, and the other was five feet ten or eleven, with a dark moustache. They each had a deer-skin pouch containing an excellent imitation of gold dust, made of galvanized brass. They sailed into Tyler's jewelry store, on Canal street, and offered to strike a trade for their gold dust. The gentleman behind the counter examined it very carefully, detected its baseness, and immediately ret
Charles Blazi (search for this): article 10
look at the stuff. After this they went down to the jewelry store of Mr. Charles Blazi, No. 53 Chartres street, and offered to sell him their booty.--From theirthem an offer of one hundred and fifty dollars. They accepted it at once, and Mr. Blazi counted out the money from his safe and handed it over to them. While thre carelessly stuffing it into their pockets and sauntering out of the store, Mr. Blazi happened to pick up one piece of some size, when he at once detected that it was not good gold they could split the difference, and he would give back to Mr. Blazi seventy-five dollars of the money. Mr. Blazi would not listen to any terMr. Blazi would not listen to any terms but demanded the unconditional return of his $150. The men saw that he was not to be trified with and they gave it up to him and took away their deerskin bags of brass filings. Mr. Blazi sent word to the Second District look up, and detective Boullosa at once started on the track of the swindlers. He traced them to several
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et who would easily be taken for Californians. They wore rough miners' suits, and bore the air of men who have just made an overland trip. By their features they would be taken for Israelites. One was a man of about five feet seven or eight inches, strongly built, with sandy-colored side whiskers, and the other was five feet ten or eleven, with a dark moustache. They each had a deer-skin pouch containing an excellent imitation of gold dust, made of galvanized brass. They sailed into Tyler's jewelry store, on Canal street, and offered to strike a trade for their gold dust. The gentleman behind the counter examined it very carefully, detected its baseness, and immediately returned it, eyeing them suspiciously and telling them he did not want to have anything to do with them. Nothing daunted, they went into another jeweler's on Canal st., but here they were told the party did not want to buy, and he did not look at the stuff. After this they went down to the jewelry store