William A Briggs stole overcoat & rifle from ex-Sheriff
William A. Briggs. Briggs had stolen an overcoat and a rifle from ex-Sheriff ex-Sheriff ex-Sheriff Meadville at Bellwood. Mr. Spang claimed that the sheriffs son had been with Briggs when the articles were taken. District attorney read a letter from Briggs to young Meadville, who was left behind at Huntingdon after being drugged by the latter. This was the letter: Leisteb House, , Huntingdon Friend Fred: By the time you get this I shall be on my way to New York, and let this be a lesson to you not to fool with a young New Yorker. It would be best for you to let your parents know your situation. situation. So long, old boy. Ta, ta. Mr. Uammood asked the court to teach this smart young New Yorker a lesson. Five dollars fine, costs and four months in A. Butler. Selling liquor without without license at lioaring Spring. $500 fine, cohts and four montLs in jail.