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FAMOUS TOMBS ROBBED.

GANG OF FOUK ARRESTED,

Paris, April 1

Four persons were amsted in Paris for despoiling seventy vaults in Pere la Chaise Cemetery, of Charices Pjxes. and objects of value. Some of the stolen things were d 8 covered in antiquarian shops, The some gimg is suspected of despoiling Malle Lan* thshnes' torch in 1911. j

HOW THEY WERE CAPTURED,

P_nis April. 1

Thirty-six keepers were on duty at the Pere la Claise cemetery for many weeks

iuiing the night time watching for the gang, mt their searches proved fruivless Detective* hereuion posted themselves in wine shops in the vicinity of the famous cemetery, and overheard a conversation between two oi the wg- One of tho men was then followed, md seen to be making ohalkmarks on certain tombs Subsequently when the pang made •n. attempt to open these tombs, three men 'and a woman were arrested.

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FAMOUS TOMBS ROBBED., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4384, 3 April 1914

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FAMOUS TOMBS ROBBED. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4384, 3 April 1914

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