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TaTTBOJt DAmPOiri TBIATe Bnedsl Tslesram to The Inter Ocean. BbaXnkbi. Minn.. Out. 21. The trial of Myron Davenport tor killing J. 0. Polly and bia son, Charley roily, near At Kin, was Do- gun to-day. The Btate'a testimony waa ail sot in ana tne aexense oegan. On tbe first Indictment murder in tbe second degree the State gave the mere admitted fact of the shooting, and the defense presented Daven port to give his story of tbe persecution by Pollys, going to show provocation, and ne gave, on tne wnoie, an anecung taie. muoh the same as waa given la the detailed report ot the tragedy, including tne poieoning 01 ma stock. . destruction of his fences, turning tbe Polly stock in upon Davenport'e cropa, and the like; also to speclne acts of menace, includ ing tne aiming 01 loaoea ana cocked fire arms as him. and on one occasion a bullet fired through the defendant'a clothing from ambush, and at another time shots bred at tbe defendant ana bia boy from a revolver by the Polly boy, who waa killed.

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  1. The Inter Ocean,
  2. 22 Oct 1886, Fri,
  3. Page 3

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