Clipped From Woodland Daily Democrat
ATTEMPTTO STEAL AUTO REVEALED BYOFFICERS A thief who struck at three places Sunday night sunk his fangs in.to OAS. The Northern Tobacco convpMty ittWr Sacramento Northern depot was the victim, $176 the loss. Watching the girl clerk as she hid away two days' receipts in money bags under the counter, waiting until she closed for the night at 10 o'clock, and then prying open a latchless window, the thief ignored other cash and valuables to take only the hidden amount. Investigators Monday morning I found a ladder extending to the store - j room in the Cranston hardware store, ! the H. B. Lamoree's automobile show - I ed signs of having been tampered J wjth. Nothing was missing from the Cranston place, and the thief could not et Lamoree's auto started. , That tne thief was an amateur, who had seen the girl cad?e the money I nitrhtlv under the counter, was opinion expressed by Sheriff Ji W. Monroe today. The fact that $1.50 was left in the cash register andhere was no sign of other searching bore out his opinion. niivp Dav was in charee of the , AwnvereA th lr, whon she o'nened the store Mondav moraine.