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Caught Him In The Act

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Parent Issue
Day
15
Month
December
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

Grain Ibieving seems to have b - come a quice fad tbis v.icinity; the third case within a week having occurred Saturday nighf. But Patrolman Isbell in this case ciuglit the thief right in the act. Saturday night he noticed a man wheeling away some bags of feed froua the Argo Mills. The patrolmaa astopped him hita, and found that it was Michael Prieskorn. He was taken into custody and acknowledged that lie found seven bags of feed lying on ;the platform. He got a wbelbarrow and took three of them home. He then returned for the remaining four, but was nipped. Monday he was brou?ht before Justice Duiïy. He pleaded guilty and was sentenced to pay a fine of $20 and ■costs, or (t days in the house of cora-ection. ïoday he is endeavoring to raise the amount oï the fine. Prieskorn is 52 years of ge, married and the father of four small chiidren. who are suffering from the whooping ough. He resides on Wiight se.