Good Old Days: Nov. 19, 2020
November 19, 2020
125 years ago
November 15, 1895
Whitman County had a wholesale jail delivery on Sunday night, Jailer Newcomer being disarmed, bound and gagged and six prisoners walked out of the jail.
The men thus attempting to escape were Frank Kelly, a partner of Murderer Symes of Adams county, and who was arrested at Oakesdale, on Friday on a charge of cattle stealing; Thos. Elliott, on trial for cattle stealing, and arrested together with Philip Kailor; James Greer, accused of burglary and also waiting trial; Andrew Reidt, who was convicted of burglary and awaiting sentence; Wm. Wagner, a...