Nevada State Journal- Reno 12 Feb 1903 pg 3

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Nevada State Journal- Reno
12 Feb 1903  pg 3 - Ion ANOTHER ROBBERY Union Saloon Visited by...
Ion ANOTHER ROBBERY Union Saloon Visited by Burglar-, Big development commonwealth hand s me^ins of a skeleton key Mr Avansino closed his place 9 f business shortly befoie midnight, \nd instead of putting a bag of monty m his safe placed it behind the be r closet at the fiont end of the bar. The tJftg contained over two hundi e 1 dollars mostly 111 gold, and was placed where not one man in a hundred would have looked for it The cash register was left open, and it contained something like forty Yesterday Mommg j ^ TT i ,, .-,inip Burglais entered the tnion solo r shippmg early yesterday moining ana aecut 11 dlspatched nearly $300 in cish sh.pment was of Entrance was effected through side door f r f t j p 5 on Virginia seven were cars San be out Dr m look they weie good jil to th on » dollars, besides a watch and other valuables valuables Nothing but the money in the register was taken The cash drawer under the bar also contained about f o i t y dollars but this was not takmi and apparently no attempt had be »-i made to open the drawer A large safe at the extreme end o f he bar that contained a goodly sum f money way not tampeied w i t h he books of the place were found trewn about the floor About 4 o clock yesterday morning ilr Avansino thought he heard somo ne working at the side door leading o the saloon and he came down an xamined the premises, but found the oor locked and everything appaient- y all right It is at this time it i«- bought the burglar was on the in- Ide helping himself He had entered he room with a skeleton key and d the door fiom the inside He made uf the retun during In news- and Th prop, want wai flerc th ila exit through the rear of the room eaving all the doors open behind him It would have been an Imposslbili'v for the man to have entered the s^- oon from the rear doors, as they were doubly provided with locks of the most modem nature The officers were informed of the affair and have the matter in hand Mr Avansino stated that he has ,i good Idea of who committed the burglary burglary but thus far little or no proof has been forthcoming that could be available in case an arrest was mad» It is almost an assured fact that whoever committed the burglary was familiar with tne place and must have seen Mr Avansino place the sack of com under the bar and behind tha beer chest Mr Avansino knew nothing of th» lobbery until awakened yesterd ly morning by his day clerk good to baked factory kind 1903 by 18 of On

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  1. Nevada State Journal,
  2. 12 Feb 1903, Thu,
  3. Page 3

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