Edward Powers?

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Edward Powers? - Pilgrimages to Melon Patch Lead to Trouble...
Pilgrimages to Melon Patch Lead to Trouble Eight Stockton ladi Charged With Deitrnetion of Crop by Irate Farmer Special Wspstrt to tha Chr - aolcle STOCKTON August 1 Ths pilgrimage of eight well - known young men of this city to the watermelon Held of Edward Powers a prominent Manteca farmer resulted In complaints being filed today The defendants are Harrv Rlhn B Evana Joe Sears William Franklin Harry West Carl Hayne Floyd Rhoades and Lester Carv The boys are charged with destroying grow - Ingcrops It seems that the farmer began to miss his melons several daya ago Last evening armed with a gun he concealed himself In the field to watch for the offenders He had to wait but a few moments Four motocyeles emerged from the gathering shadows and eight young men dismounted and wended their way into the field Waiting until they had seated themselves preparatory to the feast the farmer covaraJ them with his rifle and escorted them lift tha siaaJ Today h iwor to th complaint

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 02 Aug 1913, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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  • Edward Powers?

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