Kent station robbery

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Kent station robbery - of r» concerning methods will probably be...
of r» concerning methods will probably be developed. H<»M> ItOKMEKft AT WDIiK. Tl*ry Nlrikr » Nrny Station tgrnl at Krnl Tti«- Hark «>f * irilmnnr ( amp. The pol»< e have m»'ie the city «o warm for burglar* and highwaymen dorinp the l>u! month that many of them have been driven into the country .m<l t<> tt»e smaller town* t«> ply their nefariotn vocations. I,ate Friday n;cht two desperate !<>oking men (imf into the depot at Kent and commanded the »tat:on and express ajrent. H. J YVetmore. who was engaged in making ip h:s ra«h a< o -int. to throw up hi« hand* Mr Wetmorethrew uphis handv but when be did *o he had *he iron poker in them with whkh be belabored theru until tbey tursed and fled One of the men had hi« liewdculopen n pla ei by tbf poker, and the ou»er retired a it the fare. lWine unarmed. *nd haT'.ng a;l hi* money lysnjr out lu-ose Mr. Wetmore did not pursue the men. who n.ade iruiwi their e*< ape The neit day the> were M-en on the road to >e»tUe The most daring thai h*« erer <*-cirr»d (or a Jonr time wa» commuted at rardmoor on the ColiimbuA Pufret "o-ind Ka:!ro»d abortiy before 12 o > .ock Saturday ni*bt. when two men entered a tent occupied by Ms teen employe* of the >ea::ie Mone Company and enforced <|tiseaeare with a Ira-e of revolver* white they *ecured f'>«* in money. watche* and a re*o»rer. Nearly all the workmen w*-re arr»u»ed br the entrance . ! the robbert, who were *erv boutervt:- «'ari -{<*n<er. one of the workmen being md'.er.i> aw**en«»l started to gel up b*:t df 'ppe.i b*< a onto hi* ptliow when a ballet c*me m: c.nj o*tr h.s head The rc»bher* were *er> cooi and joenlar, te-htm the.r vict: ius But to worry a;■on? «*;rh a *rr.a!i matter front a description of the rol>her» it inferred that trier are 'he ore- who attempted s » rt>b tiw? Kent •la'.on agent Two of the men j , ' 1

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  1. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer,
  2. 07 Oct 1889, Mon,
  3. Page 5

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