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August 28, 2019
From the Ipswich Tribune March 29, 1928 edition
THIEF IS CAPTURED AND JAILED HERE
Nick Russel is lodged in the County jail charged with stealing $330.00 and a bay horse from Wilhelm Harris. The theft was committed last Thursday.
Russel worked for Harris and while he was absent from home took the $330 which was in $10 and $20 bills and the bay horse. He started east.
Harris returned home, discovered the horse and the money gone. He notified Sheriff Schumacher and a general call was put on all telephone lines.
Mrs. Byron Jones saw the man pass by and told her husband upon his return ho...