Fred Wilson Youth of Petrolia Held For Stealing Watch

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Fred Wilson Youth of Petrolia Held For Stealing Watch - Lad Tries to Exchange $60 Watch for Cheaper...
Lad Tries to Exchange $60 Watch for Cheaper One. Trying to exchange a ?60 gold watch for a cheaper one. Fred Wilson. 14 years old. a bellboy at the Grand Central hotel, was arrested in a pawnshop by Detectives Kane and Clare last evening. At first the- boy said . he bought-, the timepiece in Port Huron. He! said Ji" was an orphan and left histoid home In Kansas when-his -parents died six years 'ago. - After being pinned, down, young Wilson admitted " that' lie found " the. watch in. a -room- in- the -Iroqiiois ,hp-tel at Petrolia. 'Ont.. where. he' was employed as bellboy some -time-ago. . The hotel was called tipj-nn the telephone. The bartender said, a watch was lost by a guest recently, and the Petrolia police were - notified of the detention of the lad;

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  1. Detroit Free Press,
  2. 13 Feb 1906, Tue,
  3. Page 12

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