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125 Years Ago

Residents Warned of Scam

 


Herald of May 14, 1896

Residents were cautioned to be on the lookout for a couple who had been swindling residents of area towns. A women book agent was reported to be going from house to house leaving books for examination. The next day a man would call at the same homes to see if the books were wanted and if not take them with him. A few days later the woman agent would reappear and, being told the man had taken away her books, would weep copiously, plead poverty and accept any compensation offered by the beliver.

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