Lyman Washburn arrested, Dec 1896

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Lyman Washburn arrested, Dec 1896 - A LITTLE DISCREPANCY. Lively Row on First...
A LITTLE DISCREPANCY. Lively Row on First Street Which Ended In Court. Upon & charge of battery preferred by one E. B. Stork, Lyman H. Washburn, manager of the Washburn Land company, company, with offices at 115 West First street, was arrested yesterday afternoon by Officer Sparks ar.d escorted to the police police court. The trouble between Stork and Washburn grew out of business difficulties. difficulties. Stork has been employed by the man he had arrested and has been sleeping in the office. Yesterday morning he started started to move out, bag and baggage and had a portion of the furniture on the sidewalk when Washburn came upon i the scene. Hot words ensued, finallyending finallyending in blows. Stork claims that Washburn, w ho is a cripple, struck him over tlie head—with his wooden arm, while on the 'other hand Mr. Washburn denies that he hit Stork at all, but says his son stepped in and did it for him. 1 At uny late Stork came to the police headquarters in a bruised condition and, seeking out Deputy District Attorney James, secured a complaint, swore to it in the police court and caused the arrest. Washburn was arraigned before Justice Justice Rossiter, pleaded not guilty, had trial set for this afternoon and was released released on his own recognisance. i ■

Clipped from Los Angeles Herald03 Dec 1896, ThuPage 12

Los Angeles Herald (Los Angeles, California)03 Dec 1896, ThuPage 12
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