"Dill Pickle Foils Would-be Watermelon Thief" - July 31, 1943

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The Psychogenealogist Reads The News!

These very real newspaper articles of yesteryear are meant to educate and entertain. Whether fun, quirky, or bizarre they are presented with old-timey charm to a modern audience. Brought to life are the very news articles your ancestors and relatives were reading at kitchen tables decades ago.

For our first installment we have news of the successful apprehension of a would-be watermelon thief. Enjoy!

Here is the original article from 1943.

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