125 Years Ago
Rutters Brothers Found Hiding
January 20, 2022
Herald of Jan. 21, 1897
It was reported that the notorious Rutter brothers, who terrorized the law oficers at Ligonier, Westmoreland county a few days ago, found a hiding place on Tussey mountain in Catherine township near the home of a married sister. They were nine brothers, none under six feet in height, ranging in age from 15 to 35 years, and all apparently without fear.
A jury in Blair County court convicted R. Bruce Hutchinson, a well known merchant from Kipple, of hiring four men to set fire to his business rival, Pheasant and Wagner. The men testified that Hutchinson offered them $...