1921-10-4 North Albany corn thief (misc)

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1921-10-4 North Albany corn thief (misc) - , MAN WHO STOLE CORN AT NORTH ALBANY FOILED A...
, MAN WHO STOLE CORN AT NORTH ALBANY FOILED A sneak thief was caught steeling corn in the field of M. E. Brenneman in North Albany ut 8 o'clock last night by Mr. Brennaman and a neigh bor, who were hidden in the corn patch waiting for the thief to appear appear on the scene. Mr. Brenneman had detected early in the morning that some one had been gathering his corn, which is a good c rop this year yielding about all bushels per acre. He found out in the center of his natch that a considerable considerable amount had been gathered. lie notified a ncighbof who offered to stand guard last night with him to capture the offender if possible. At 8 o'clock they went out to the corn patch and secluded themselves in a place vhcro they co-'ld co-'ld co-'ld have afair view of the corn fieid. I'l only a few minuies after ttl'ing tb'ir position position they heard some one a short distance distance fiom them ratilieg the corn stalks. The slooths remained quiet for a short tiir.e, !n order to gio the thief n chance to gather sufficient corn to prove his guilt, when they made a nmve which frightened the thief who run like a clog not of the field and mad Lis escape. The watch ers found a Golden rod oat sack about, three fourths full of corn the thief had gathered and left. Mr. Brenneman said if the thief is in need he will help him out if he will call at his house and ask for the corn. Otherwise he had better stop visiting his field. j j i j

Clipped from Albany Democrat04 Oct 1921, TuePage 3

Albany Democrat (Albany, Oregon)04 Oct 1921, TuePage 3
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