--The store of Burton
, on 13th street, was entered and robbed on Tuesday night of $1,250 worth of tea $1,200 worth of bacon, 100 bbls. of sugar 70 boxes of coffee, a box of candles, and sundry other articles.
On finding the front door and lower promises all safe and not disturbed, it was concluded that the robbery had been effected from above.
Traces of the robbers were discovered near the sky-light, and on further search parts of the missing articles were found dropped on the roof leading to a window of Mr. John Fisher
's factory, on Eagle alley, between 12th and 13th street. A search in this factory was rewarded by finding all the stolen goods save a few trilling articles, proving conclusively that the operatives there had concocted the abduction.
The police seized on eight of the negro hands employed there, and conveyed them to the cage, as principals.
The officers engaged in ferreting out the robbery were Messrs. Pleasants
of the night, and Davis
, of the day police.
On the same night the store of Messrs. M. Blair
& Co, corner of 12th and Main streets, was entered by experienced robbers, with a steel "limmy," at the door on 12th street. The robbers, in this instance, left their "jimmy," and contented themselves with marching off with a box of soap the only article missed yesterday.
They were no doubt frightened by outside noises.
This is the second time Blair
& Co have been robbed, having, on the first occasion, been despoiled of a large lot of flour.