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Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of True Stories of Crime From the District Attorneys Office.

This is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally important work by Arthur Train, which is now, at last, again available to you.

Enjoy this classic work today. These selected paragraphs distill the contents and give you a quick look inside True Stories of Crime From the District Attorneys Office:

Parker had forged the checks amounted simply to this: That an officer who was greatly interested in her conviction had sworn to a most astonishing series of facts from which the jury must infer that this exceedingly astute young person had not only been entirely and completely deceived by a detective, but also that at almost their first meeting she had confessed to him in detail the history of her crimes.

...With considerable hesitation the prosecuting attorney asked Parker to write the Kauser signature, which was the one set forth in the indictment charging the forgery, and after much backing and filling on the part of the witness, who ingeniously complained that he was in a bad nervous condition owing to lack of morphine, in consequence of which his hand trembled and he was in no condition to write forgeries, the latter took his pen and managed to make a very fair copy of the Kauser signature from memory, good enough in fact to warrant a jury in forming the conclusion that he was in fact the forger.

...Parker had written the Peabody sheet in the presence of the detective, when her husband claimed that, with the exception of Mabels signature, he had done it himself and carelessly left the paper in his desk in the room.

...He found it at last in an offer on his own part in open court during his summing up to write for the jury from memory a better forgery of the Kauser signature than that written by Parker himself, and thus to show how simple a matter it was to learn to do so.

...An enlargement of this M and a comparison of it with the M in the defendants signature to her formal examination in the police court, with the M in Mr. in the address on the envelope and with that in the Mrs. on the Peabody sheet, rendered it obvious that they were all written by one and the same hand.

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