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Murdered for His Money.

A man named Franklin, of Valparaiso, Ind., had occasion to visit Bay City, Mich., to make some collections. The last that was heard of him was by a letter written October 26, in which he stated that he had collected $4,000, and was going the next day to Roscommon county. On the 3d of December the body of Mr. Franklin was found on the rocks at the mouth of Pine River, Mich., in a partly decomposed state indicating that he had been murdered and robbed.
--Dispatch in S. B. Tribune.

Newspaper: Porter County Vidette
Date of Publication: December 10, 1874
Volume Number: 18
Issue Number: 50
Page: 2
Column(s): 4

Key to Newspaper Publication Locations:
    Newspapers Published in Chesterton, Porter County, Indiana
                Chesterton Tribune
                The Tribune
                Westchester Tribune

    Newspapers Published in Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana
                Porter County Vidette
                Practical Observer
                Valparaiso Practical Observer
                Vidette and Republic
                Western Ranger

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