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 - THE PRISONERS PRATED. Then They Hade a...
THE PRISONERS PRATED. Then They Hade a Successful Break ' for Liberty. fspertal te Ths Indianapolis News.) MI NCIE, Ind.. October 11-Befors the four prisoners who broke Jail yesterdsy morning left the place, they gathered about on the floor of the Jail and asked divine blessing on their enterprise. Re-llgloua meetings have been held In the Jul! recently, and one or two of the refugeea proteased religion. A story thst Is affirmed by other prisoners now In Jail, but . danled by Sheriff Btarr and turnkey Conway. Is thst when the turnkey made his last Inspection fur the night, about 11 o'clock, three of the pnaoners were gone. These men had rolled up their blankets and other clothing to resemble somewhat the forms of men, snd placed these In their cells In the dim light of the corridors, the turnkey Is said to hsvs taken these for the prlaonera. Alphonso Wright, the bigamist, ts said to hsvs been seen nesr Portland, where he has relatives, and William Froggett, under sentence for grand larceny, hi thought to have been here yesterday.

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  1. The Indianapolis News,
  2. 13 Oct 1900, Sat,
  3. Page 6

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