Inter Ocean, Chicago, Jan. 20, 1898, p. 4.
IS SAID TO BE AN IMPOSTOR. C. R. Chownlnc im Be Tried bp G. A. R. CsaH-MartlsI CsaH-MartlsI CsaH-MartlsI at Charleston, IIL - Special Dispatch to The later Ocean.' -CHARLESTON. -CHARLESTON. IIL. Jan. 19. Chart Cbowuing, a contractor, who for tea years has neen a resident oi this city, and so active member ef the G. A. R. post, was called upon last night to answer the charge of being an Impostor. The accusation was that he bad never been in the army. Chowning pleaded illness and failed te a D Dear. A court -martial -martial ' has been ordreA anil hsmtMt anawv i. daVS Or he Will be exraslled and bla nawiaaat ed oa both the state and national, encamp ment recoroa. a sister of the accused man gave tbe information against-bim. against-bim. against-bim. Those who have aadertakea- aadertakea- to look up his private as well as hit war record ssy that he has been married three times mrA that - all living, and none of them to divorced. He " nave aerrea witn tae otxtn Missouri Infantry.