Two chicken thieves were sent to jail On This Day in 1880. Alderman Spurrier heard the case and sent Jacob Weaver and Charles Albright to jail, in default of bail, where they will await court. Weaver and Albright are accused of stealing chickens from John H. Coover of Ephrata, Lancaster County.
On This Day is a prompt to further explore historical events.
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015