Book #72718

Wanted!, No 1 - Known Here as C J Wagner, Age About 30; 5 Feet 6 1-2.

"These Two Parties are Traveling in a Big Buick Automobile" [Broadside]. [Criminals]. [California]. Wanted! No. 1 - Known Here as C.J. Wagner, Age About 30; 5 Feet 6 1-2 Inches Tall; Well Dressed; Weight About 175 Pounds. Claims to be an Oculist and Carries a Case with Eye Glasses for Test Purposes. No. 2 -Known Here as Dr. A.H. Luther, Age About 35; Height about 5 Feet 9 1-2 Inches; Neat Dresser; Weight About 180 Pounds. Claims to be an Eye Specialist. These Two Parties are Traveling in a Big Buick Automobile, New, With Bumper on Front and Back. Madera, CA, November 17, 1921. 8-3/4" x 7-1/2" broadside, single-column text below headline. Light toning and soiling, horizontal and vertical fold lines, "1478" in ink below headline. $350. * Signed in type by John H. Barnett, Sheriff of Madera County, CA. C.J. Wagner and Dr. A.H. Luther were traveling around the county and offering eye exams at ranches in the area. They "performed a fake operation on old lady's eye" and charged her $275. (...) These two are the worst kind of fakirs [sic] and should be apprehended."

Price: $350.00

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