Ruth Wilson restaurant

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Ruth Wilson restaurant - a A Elm-dale Chansinti-en WOMANTERnORIZES...
a A Elm-dale Chansinti-en WOMANTERnORIZES RESTAURANT WITH ANCIENT REVOLVER RUTH WILSON ARRESTED LAST NIGHT FOR CARRYING CONCEALED WEAPONS WEAPON A REAL RELIC Ont-of-Date "Artillery," Of Style Used in Days Before Civil War, Wasn't Even Loaded, Patrolmen Who Disarmed And Arrested Woman.Discovered Engaged In Argument, Then Told Every one to "Stick 'em Up." Was Consigned To City Jail. . Armed with an empty cap and ball, single barrel revolver of ancient vintage, Ruth Wilson, a woman well known in police circles, last night terrorized nearly a dozen men in a local restaurant. Rutn was arrested on a double charge of drunkenness and carrying concealed weapons. Shortly after midnight the woman entered the restaurant and gave an order. She became engaged in an argument which waxed hot. At the climax of the impromptu debate rtuth produced the out-of-date "artillery" and commanded everyone to stick 'em up and be quiet. Everyone did, except the proprietor who called the police. Patrolmen disarmed and arrested the woman. She was taken to police headquarters and consigned to the city jail pending a hearing In police court Monday. The gun which Ruth carried Is a rflic, according to police officials. It la a single barrel, suzzel loader revolver of the style used before Civil War days. The ancient weapon will be added to fhe headquarters collection after it Is Introduced as evidence In the hearing Monday. Although, disarmed. Rath lost none of her fighting spirit after being taken to headquarters, police say. Three patrolmen escorted her tr the city Jail. a ,

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  1. The Leavenworth Times,
  2. 07 May 1922, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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