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Good Old Days: April 29, 2021

Series: Good Old Days | Story 14

April 29, 2021

125 years ago

The Commoner

April 24, 1896

A case of wholesale horse stealing is reported by J.C. Lloyd of Rebel flat, which, although not exactly a local affair, is nevertheless of much interest.

Saturday evening when Mr. Lloyd went home from this city he met a number of men on Rebel flat driving a band of about 30 or 40 head of fine horses. One of the men asked Mr. Lloyd where they could procure hay to feed the animals, and after hay had been procured with the assistance of Mr. Lloyd the latter was told the following story by the man in charge of the outfit.

“This is a band of fine blood...

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