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Adams County News

January 25, 1899

Hobos steal a fine overcoat

Some enterprising thief swiped a $25 fur overcoat from the dummy in front of Smith & Thomsen's store last evening just after dark. These suspicious characters should be made to keep their feet off Ritzville sidewalks. A few days ago several of this genus hobo element paraded in front of the editor's residence on Knob Hill, and in a bantering tone asked, "Can you Yankeedoodles give us something to eat?" While our officers are on the alert, it would be well for private citizens to also keep an eye open in the direction...


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