DARING ROBBERY. WASHINGTON HOLT ROBBED. 21 NOV 1900, WED, PG 3

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DARING ROBBERY. WASHINGTON HOLT ROBBED. 21 NOV 1900, WED, PG 3 - I < j i 1 A Sunday 1 I t t t c 1 Saturday a t i...
I < j i 1 A Sunday 1 I t t t c 1 Saturday a t i tour I E Q J t c 1 A Daring Robbery Last Saturday forenoon Mr Wash inirtrin Holt an old pensioner lIt Adair c < iii wht 1 IVK niar thO S > m nrfi atrcr t < uiuUia 4 > transact business tIt It has been quite economical and in order to keep his money where trust doth pot corrupt and thieves break in and steal It he had It to the amount of 500 locked in the drawer of a little table which he keptin his family room taHi His neighbors knew that he had the money and hewas frequently advised to place it In Bank for safekeeping Failing to take the advice of his friends his money is gone and its whereabouts is known only to those who are in possession of it The fol lowing are the particulars of the robbery robbery While Mr Holt was In Columbia Columbia three of his grandsons as we understand by name Wilson called at his home and after spending sometime sometime In social chat with Mrs Holt inI formed her that they had come to take fordin dinner In a few minutes the old lady went to another apartment of the house to cut meat for the meal When she returned the young men were gone and also the little table In a few minutes thereafter Mr Holt returned and a quickly as possible he was in formed of what had occurred He immediately immediately retraced his steps to Columbia Columbia swore out a warrant for the robbers robbers which was placed in the hands of Sheriff J W Hurt who in company with Jailer Mitchell left for the scene of the robbery Before day Sunday morning they had arrested Achilles John Ed and Luther Wilson and had them safely lodged behind the bars in Columbia lumbiaSome Sometime during tbeday Sunday the table was found in the woods near Mr Holts house but the drawer had been prized open and the money was goneJ The Wilson claim they are I noI cent but to us the picture looks dark An examining trial will probably be held in a few daysto

Clipped from The Adair County News21 Nov 1900, WedPage 3

The Adair County News (Columbia, Kentucky)21 Nov 1900, WedPage 3
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