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From the Colfax Gazette, Friday, March 10, 1899


No Evidence to Hold Supposed Horse Thieves

Monday Constable Potter of Colton came to Colfax with warrants from Justice Flowers’ court for the arrest of John Weston and George Cole, the latter said to have traveled under severeal different aliases, such as Steele and Snow, The charge was horse stealing. Deputy Shereiff Stweard accompanied Mr. Potter and the officers soon got on trail of their men. They were traced through Endicott and Winona and captured Tuesday mornign at daylight asleep at Jack Dobson’s ranch,...


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