Carrizozo Outlook
Carrizozo Outlook
Contributed by Loren H

Description: Sheriff Littrell Returns With Prisoners

Date: April 13 1905

Source: my granary

A Las Vegas dispatch of April first says:
Sheriff Marion Littrell of Colfax county was here today with Luanna Ford,a negro woman sentenced to serve twenty years for stabbing and killing Luis Gallegos,and R J Dawe,who killed George Williams,sentenced to serve twenty years. Both were sentenced by Chief Justice Mills.
Littrell also had with him, Clarence Hamilton,who escaped from Santa Fe while serving a five year sentence for cattle stealing and was recaptured near Trinidad Colorado.
Among several violators of the Sunday law sentence by Judge Mills was a Seventh Day Adventist blacksmith, who kept his shop open Sunday and closed Saturday.

Submitted: 09/16/06

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