Man Nearly Suffocates While Hiding From Police

Aug. 29, 1889, Fall Fashions

Aug. 29, 1889: J.T. Sheward has the latest in mourning fashions, including wool warp Henriettas.

Aug. 29, 1889, Opium

Detectives looking for stolen merchandise at a bordello find an opium setup and a naked man hiding in closet. One of the officers makes himself comfortable during the search by closing a trunk and sitting on the lid. As they are about to leave, they decide to open the trunk and find a nearly suffocated man hidden inside.

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1 Response to Man Nearly Suffocates While Hiding From Police

  1. howard decker says:

    I have to wonder if young whippersnappers today know what they were talking about when they refer to a “mac” and a “crib.” All I know, of course, is what I read in the papers.

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