O O Lovdal, 14 Jan 1884, Sacr. Record Union, Local Intelligence, P 4, C 2
Ed Watson, who arpiared in the Police Court Saturday, to answer to a charge of having been drunk, but was discharged on promise of future goud behavior, was arrested later in the day by officer Jackson nnd detective detective Brifsell on suspicion of larceny. The officers were searching a second-hand store, with the hoi i f finding stolen property, which might have been disposed of these by the- thieves, when they found Watson with several wool sacks in his possession. In answer to their inquiries, he stated that he had purchased them from Mr. Lovdal, who has » ranch up the river, paying him 50 cents aniece fir them. Later Mr. L-ivdal told the ctfioers that Watson's story was false — which makes it a li'.tl- awkward for Mr. W.