Youths Pay Heavily For Stolen Melons The Iola Register 26 August 1929 Page 1

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Youths Pay Heavily For Stolen Melons The Iola Register 26 August 1929 Page 1 - SOUTHS PAY HEAVILY FOR STOLEN MEONS {KlBcald...
SOUTHS PAY HEAVILY FOR STOLEN MEONS {KlBcald Raiding QnaHet Cangbt in Act by Owner of Patch—Boys Pay $28 in Fines •The first watermelon stealing raisode of the season to come to the mttentibn of the authorities yester- KLay resulted in the arrest of four KlBcaid youths and the collection by the county of $26 in fines with '^nste addtd. Harvey Paddock, 18: Fay Olllham, 18: Harold Huffman, 16. and Thomas Paddock. IS, aU living near Kincaid, were the guilty youths aiui F. R. Stumbo, living'northeast of Bayard. |waa the owner of the melon pateh. The yoiiths, according to Mr. Stumbo. got away with only iwo melons for^ their trouble, although they niay have been members of a nUding party which visited the patch several nighti ago. Mr. Stulnbo, not prone to the use of fhrearms, was content with ap- prehtndlnj; the boys red-handed in his patch at 2 a. m. yesterday. He caught the two yoimger ones and heM them,until the sheriff could arrive. The officers later picked up the elder youths and brought them in to Justice J. M. Lamer who meted out Justice. ! The elder Paddock end Gillham each waiC fhied $13.50. Huffman, only I6.^ot off with a fine of one dollar.; "lite younger Paddock, but 15. was ^reprimanded in probate court. That the melons were good and worth laoquiring in a legal manner was Indicated by the comments of Deputy Bd J. Dunfee and Sheriff H. D. Smock who were presented with seveha of them by Mr. Stumbo.

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  1. Iola Daily Register And Evening News,
  2. 26 Aug 1929, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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  • Youths Pay Heavily For Stolen Melons The Iola Register 26 August 1929 Page 1

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