Annual Message Containing the Reports of the Departments

Annual Message Containing the Reports of the Departments

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...years each, in Voodbury Jail, in April, 1879. May 6, 1879, Edward Parr was arrested by Officer James Ranisey, for the murder of his daughter, Susan Irvin, at. the house of a friend, at Seventh and Bainbridge streets. Parr's trial occupied a week, from June 2 to June 7. He was convicted of murder in the first degree, and sentenced June 10, 1879, to be hung. He committed suicide in the Court room, after the In Ige had pronounced sentence of death. It is supposed he had taken strychnine. Parr was a notorious character, well known to the community, and the crime and its attending results are already known to the public. ' June 29, 1879, Abner Allison, colored, residing 630 Alaska street, was arrested by Officer George Gilmore, for attempting to commit rape on a little girl, the daughter of Hugh Boyle, tavern-keeper, Southeast corner Seventh and Alaska streets. The girl, who was but 11 years old, had frequently visited Allison's residence, which was adjoining Boyle's, and on this day was in Alli.-on's house. He having sent his wife out on an errand, and there being no other persons but him and the girl in his house, he threw her on a bed and attempted to outrage her; her screams and the sudden appearance of Allison's wife caused him to desist. He was tried, plead guilty, and sentenced June 29, 1879, to five years in the Eastern Penitentiary. July 10, 1879, William Lane, colored, residing 506 South street, was arrested by Ofiicer Harry List, at Tenth and South streets, for attempting tn commit an outrage on a little colored girl, named Ida Williams, 9 years of age, residing 614 Middle alley. Lane had repeatedly attempted to entice the child away from her homo until this day, when meeting the child on the street, about 10...show more

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  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 508g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236816560
  • 9781236816566