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Collecting Black Mail.

--A young man from Cincinnati, Ohio, was recently called upon to visit New Orleans, La., on pressing business. He had hardly taken up his quarters at a hotel, when some swindler, who had seen the visitor's address upon the hotel book, called upon him, and represented himself as a member of a "Vigilance Committee," and succeeded by threats in inducing the young man to pay him $50 as black mail. The stranger made known the circumstances to the Mayor, who instantly took the necessary steps for the arrest of the swindler.

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