Nellie Gillen Catches Lewis White

¬†COUNTERFEITER’S ARREST DUE TO PRETTY GIRL
Lewis White, who Home is in This City, Must Serve Time in an Ohio Prison

 

Springfield , O., Jan. 21-Pretty Nellie Gillen, a clerk in a store at Ironton, O., is a heroine in the eyes of the people of her city. It was due to her shrewdness and prompt action that Lewis White, a mysterious counterfeiter, was captured. The man has had his preliminary trial and was bound over to the Grand Jury. In default of $300 bail, he was sent to the Troy jail, where he will remain until the spring, when he will be brought to this city for trail. Secret Service Agent Michael Bolan returned from Ironton today after having arranged the preliminary work in the case.

White’s home is in San Francisco , Cal. , His gang was making bogus dollars on its shanty boat. They were using plaster of paris molds and had quite a stock when the Government got after them. The others escaped.

San Francisco Call newspaper, Feb. 1, 1901, page 1

 

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