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In Years Past

December 26, 2012
The Post-Journal

In 1912, Robert Strong, the young man from Warren who a few days previously was sentenced to three months in the penitentiary for snatching a purse from Miss Nellie Haas, was again at liberty. Justice Maharon, at the request of his friends, modified the sentence to a $25 fine, which was paid. Strong was sentenced to the penitentiary but was not committed to that institution. Investigation showed that he was of good family and had never before been engaged in any wrong doing. His father came to Jamestown and employed Attorney Jerome Fisher to intercede for him.



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