News: The Clark
Republican and Press 7-8-1897
----Source: The Clark Republican and Press Date: 7-8-1897
LOST: A white checked apron on the fourth. It was three widths and unfinished. Finder will please leave it at Luethe’s store. Mrs. Wm. Doty.
Mrs. Will Garfield went to Tomah Thursday last on a visit. She will meet her brothers and sister there and they will have a family reunion at the old house.
John Murphy, of Christie, while working a road machine one day last week was struck on the knee with one of the levers of the machine and had his knee cap broken.
Monday someone celebrating threw a fire cracker beneath a team which Clarence Breed had in hand, when the horse jumped and he was thrown and hand one leg badly injured.
YOUNG BOARDMAN FLEW: It is reported that while in Chili attending the celebration Saturday that Clair Boardman of this place assaulted a 13 year-old daughter of August Prust who lives in the town of Fremont, and tore her clothing very badly. The constable of that town arrested the young man without a warrant and brought him to this city, arriving here about two o’clock Sunday morning, and attempted to turn his man over to Sheriff Page, who refused to take him without a warrant. Boardman hung around the city all day Sunday and sometime during the night got parties to drive him to Merrillan, where it is said he took a train for Chicago. If the above reports are turn he should have been retained and should receive just punishment. Who is to blame for letting him get away?
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