11 March 1887 Daily Picayune page 6
TflE C0UBT&. United States Circuit Court. ' Judge Billings presiding. Herman Oalmann vs. the Great Southern Telephone and Telegraph Co.npany. fhe Jtlalutiff sued for $10 000 damag-a damag-a damag-a and the ury gave a verdict yeaierday fur 17500. The petitioner, a cotton sampler ay occupation, was on Aog. 37. 1884, about 6:20 o'clock in the evening, driving In a two-wheeled two-wheeled two-wheeled Jnmper on the Levee, near the corner of Peters and Engbien streets. His vehicle becoming entangled entangled In a telegraph wire hanging fr-im fr-im fr-im a pole at the Intersection of Spain and Levee streets was overturned, and be was violently thrown to the ground. He sustained a fracture fracture of the ankle, and was otherwise Injured. He represented tbat ha was Incapacitated from anstalmnar his fainllv. eonaiatlns-of eonaiatlns-of eonaiatlns-of m wife and five children. After bearing the evidence and arguments by counsel, and the instructions of the court, the jury returned a verdict as above stated.