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The Daily Dispatch: November 29, 1864., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
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n arrested two days afterwards on the Central train. Joseph Johnson and Barney O'Neil were charged with garroting John Stokes and robbing him of eighty-two dollars, a neck handkerchief and a hat. Stokes, a paroled prisoner, a soldier of aStokes, a paroled prisoner, a soldier of a Louisiana regiment, gave a clear account of his robbery. He stated that, last Monday night, he went to the Louisiana Wayside Home, and there he met with the prisoners, who took him down to a bar-room near the market. Johnson wanted him to play car boots." The thieves then ran off and left him. Jeremiah Toomey testified that, on the night of the alleged robbery, Stokes and the prisoners were in his tavern. They got into a row about a game of cards, and he put them out. Soon after, StokesStokes came back, saying the prisoners had robbed him. Detective Bray stated, that when he arrested Johnson he had in his pocket bogus detective papers. The prisoners were sent on to the Hustings Court. Mr. Toomey was fined thirty dollars for sel