100 Years Ago: Cherry farmers ask for help; Windsor pastor causes riot; 3-year-old couple ‘elopes’ – Colorado News

100 Years Ago: Cherry farmers ask for help; Windsor pastor causes riot; 3-year-old couple ‘elopes’ – Colorado News

One-hundred years ago from the pages of the Greeley Tribune-Republican newspaper for the end of July and beginning of August.

Two new Greeley residents will help police in catching murder suspects or missing persons in this area. Maxcraft and Lady Barnett, two crime-tracking bloodhounds, have now moved to Greeley. Their owner, William Hodson, recently moved to Greeley and told police in Colorado that the dogs are available to help in searches. They have become famous for catching suspects in many cases.

An appeal comes from the Western Slope to the girls of Greeley this week, asking for help in cherry picking. The cherries on the Western Slope will soon be ripe, and the farmers need girls and young women to do the picking. Train fares to the Western Slope will be half price to the girls who want to go.

Three young car thieves were arrested in Ault yesterday by Officer Sheets. The boys, ages 17, 16 and 14, admitted they stole the car in Denver, but refused to give their names to the police. They drove the car north until they ran out of gas, then tried to pawn tools in the car to buy gas. They were finally arrested when they were caught walking on the railroad tracks back to Denver. Denver police will come and pick them up.

William Wilk, pastor of the German Evangelical Lutheran Church in Windsor was fired from his position by the church trustees a short time ago, but then appeared in the pulpit to conduct services. The congregation rioted, causing damage to the church and the arrest of Wilk. He sued for $40,000, but the judge threw his case out of court and advised Wilk and the congregation to try to get along.

The road between Cheyenne and Greeley is in…

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