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EBN History - 147 Suits A?e Stolen From Grlswold Store The...
147 Suits A?e Stolen From Grlswold Store The Andrews Slothing Store at Griswald .was broken into Thursday night jaf jest week and-a tote! of 1*7 suits .of clothes wer« stolen. The property taken included" 86 men's suits and 61 boys' suits,. Entrance was gain ed fay forcing the rear door of th store. The loss was partially covered by thsft insurance. Officers at Osage, Iowa, frustratec an attempted roKjery at the Garden Clothing Company of. that city las Sunday sight. Two of the robbers Jess Ray, 22, and Merle Ray, 20, o Minneapolis, were arrested but a third member of the party escaped. Upon learning of the Osage Robbery Sheriff C. E. Rubin Tuesday communicated with Sheriff R. F. O f Mitchel county in the hopes that the recen robbery of the .Turner Clotaioz Eton* here might be traced tc the young- men being held at Osage. Sheriff Harmah stated that he would question, his prisoners in regard to the robbery here several js eeks ago: It js the belief of officers "that these clothing store robberies are being perpetrated perpetrated by an organized gang operating operating out of some of the larger cities and for that reason' It is possible that the men held at Osage might hav> some connection witij the Coming and Griswold robberies.

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  1. Adams County Free Press,
  2. 17 Sep 1931, Thu,
  3. Page 9

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