Louis Fortriede, Ft.Wayne Daily News, Tues. Apr. 10, 1900, p.4

Louis Fortriede, Ft.Wayne Daily News, Tues. Apr. 10, 1900, p.4 - ENDS IN A FARCE Westrumb Fined in Police Court...
ENDS IN A FARCE Westrumb Fined in Police Court Thl Morning Th Note Tills morning was tho time set for the hearing of Henry C F AVestrumb on the charge of assault and battery on Thomoa Tooincy As has been the rule heretofore Mri Westrumb was not in tpurt lit bonlliman Louis Fortriede was alsp - ab - scnl Thcreiwsnp plea and no trial Westrumb was fined 5 and costs amounting to 41 The - fine was not col - mM - u Vi - fuvTwug una Jar jortrieuo walked but of the courtrcom yelling to the mayor as ho went Ill ce you later No ono knows what this meant a - Mr Fortriede at once found his attorney R 0 Bell and held a lonpr interview with Mm Prosecutor Emrlck informed the pp nue iimi as Boon u r esiruoio was ar rested lilwanted to see him before he was locked up The Clerks Union wanted to have a chance to introduce evidence against Westrumb but owing to the con ditions existing were denied that bppor - tuhity The mayor even went so far as to aslc some of the union clerks to throw off some of their witness fees - This they reiusca tetip and they were assessed Tlie entire affair has been a farce as conducted In police court and it Is believed that the clerks would likjj to have f he

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  1. Fort Wayne Daily News,
  2. 10 Apr 1900, Tue,
  3. Page 4

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