From the Minneapolis Tribune, Page 4:

Unarmed Bandit Pair
Stage Polite Holdup

“It grieves us to notify you, but you’re now being robbed,” declared one of two bandits who entered the store of J.C. Ferris, 33 Thirteenth street south, last night. Neither man showed a revolver. They rifled the cash box of $12 and nodded a cheery “good night.”

Abby Tavern, 91 S. Thirteenth St., was just down the road from the Ferris store. (Photo courtesy

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