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125 Years Ago

From the Colfax Gazette, Friday, May 7, 1897

Robbing Steptoe Farmers.

Farmers about Steptoe have been annoyed greatly of late petty thefts in that vicinity. Friday night last two burglaries were committed in that neihborhood, and Sheriff Sims expects to have the culprit under arrest, wihin a few days. The varn of C.C. Durham was entered and a set of double harness and a saddle were takem, the value of the stolen articles being about fifty dollars. The same night at a neighboring farm the barn and smoke house were entered and rifled of part of their contents.

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