Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

125 years ago: April 8, 1896

The Commoner

Series: Good Old Days | Story 7

March 25, 2021

An old charge of crime, and one that will probably be made highly interesting when it comes to trial was renewed March 30, on complaint of Solomon Walters of Farmington, charging Chas. W. Walters with burglary and larceny. The crime is alleged to have been committed in July, 1894, and at that time the case was up for hearing before the then justice of the peace, John F. Dillon, but the matter was dropped because it was believed not sufficient evidence could be secured to ensure conviction. Since that time, however, new proof has been found, and the complaint was renewed as above stated.


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