1913a - 10 AMI AND KILLS THREE Continued from page One)...
10 AMI AND KILLS THREE Continued from page One) great excitement prevails, as the men killed by the fugitive were popular men of that town and feeling runs high against their slayer. A threat is openly, made at Brimley that if Tovens Is captured he will not be surrendered to the officers alive. Late tonight a report was received here says that Tovens had sought refuge in a camp near Strongs and the posses was closing in upon him. The posses is made up of wodsmen, river men, farmers ami townsmen, armed with rifles, pitchforks, clubs and weapons of every manner and kind. That Tovens will be dealt with severely if he Is caught tonight Is agreed by all. II. II. Heade arrived in the city last night and reported that when the train on which he came to Kscanaba reached Trout 1*ake last night, a man thought to be Tovens, had just leaped from a freight train and Avas running over a hill toward the South Shore tracks. A posse was organized to pursue the fleeing man, but they were unable to overtake him.

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  1. Escanaba Morning Press,
  2. 08 Jun 1913, Sun,
  3. Page 8


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