In the second robbery in three weeks, Charles Smith, 49, owner of the 10 Percent Food Store at 17 S. Rainier Street, was shot in the leg by a burglar at 7 p.m.. Smith was lobbing 26 oz. cans of pumpkin at the thief as he returned fire from a .25-caliber pistol while looting the register of $240. Smith scored a hit, and the bandit fled, shedding his bloody clothing along the way. Smith lived up to his nickname, "Wild Bill."
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