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Originally published in The Seattle Daily Times, January 9, 1906

wooden-barrelDavid Adams came to Seattle Thursday and bought a ten-gallon keg of whisky. He concealed the wet goods in his barn, beneath a pile of hay, intending next day to transfer it to his saloon at Hobart, in the Maple Valley region.

During the night, the unerring scent of the thirsty Dan Carr and George Reddington attracted them to the spot where the ten-gallon keg lay concealed. They confiscated the keg and then broke a panel in the back door of David Adams’ saloon to steal a demijohn of gin and a like quantity of blackberry brandy. At the same time ten boxes of cigars were taken. (more…)

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