|Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm
of the Calhoun Chronicle dated 6/2/1896.
Some time ago Dan McCune and Chess Adams were committed to the jail
of this county by G.W. Ritchea, which fact was reported at the time,
a short time after that Carr Shafer bailed Adams out and took him
For some time he stayed pretty well contented, but of more recent days
he had become restless, and on last Thursday morning he started for
Lord only knows where, but was met on the way by Shafer, who took him
Shafer was compelled to be away from the house to look after business
and some time during the afternoon of last Thursday Adams again rolled
up his collars and socks and made another break and it is said was
"beyant the ears." He was not known to be missing for about an
which gave him start enough to make the chase lively. Shafer
him up on Philips run and brought him on in and deposited him safely
the cooler. Chess will there have an opportunity to think "on
ways" until court, and then he may just have begun to think.