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Catholic Stained Glass Stock Photo
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Religious History of Camden

The religious history of Camden, NJ, from George Reeser Prowell’s History of Camden County, New Jersey, 1886

Marian Ashbridge - 1916-07-19 Slayer's Wife
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Revolver, Smuggling It in Covered By Fruit, Murderer’s Wife Supplied It

Police and county detectives are looking for George E. Thompson, who escaped from the County Jail after murdering one keeper and wounding another.

George E. Thompson - 1916-07-18
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Murders and Forger Escape Jail After Shooting Keepers, Killing One

Murdering one jailor and wounding another with a revolver that had been smuggled into them by outside confederates, Wilson T. Ashbridge, slayer of Mrs. Elizabeth Dunbar, and Francis Murphy, alias George E. Thompson, a check forger, made their escape from the county jail a few minutes before seven o’clock last night.

Camden Guardians of the Peace attend Devine Services
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Police in a Church

Chief of Police John Foster, Captains Stanley, Boyle and Alberts, seventy policemen and Colonel D. B. Murphy, the police drill instructor, marched in a body from the Third Regiment Armory in Camden to Broadway M. E. Church last evening to attend divine service. A number of city firemen, trolley conductors and motormen were also in attendance. The pastor, Rev. James W. Marshall, D. D. preached on “Immortality?