Ballot Box Theft: 0051.0403

GIVEN EIGHTEEN MONTHS – J. Stadtlander Sentenced for Ballot Box Stealing

Referring to the case from South East Kootenay in which J. Stadtlander was charged with the stealing a ballot box, from the returning office last June, the Nelson Tribune says: He was not represented by counsel.  After hearing the evidence the jury returned a verdict of guilty, and the prisoner was sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment.  After learning of the verdict Stadtlander maintained his innocence.

0051.0403: Ballot Box Theft

Article reporting man found guilty of stealing a ballot box is maintaining his innocence.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  October 18, 1900
Pages:  1
Publisher:  Cranbrook Herald
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0051)


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