Fred Fox

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f a i cuiuis rox, . Te Beprlre III Wif and rkildrea r Mratter Urn -tarns -tarns Ilia bwsliioK te tbe . CnssC - ' Itlsrelatedof Samson that beoncegTeaUy damtged and annoyed but enemies by catching catching a somber of foxe and, fasb-ning fasb-ning fasb-ning flre-; flre-; flre-; brands to their tails, released them in the i fields or grain beionelng to his foes, and tbe ' tear-Sod tear-Sod tear-Sod animals- animals- fleeing with the flames spread devastation In their course. Dearborn County, Indiana, ha a Fox within lu limits . which, though poKseesed of the destruetive-neaa destruetive-neaa destruetive-neaa of Samson's foxes. Is of different species. This creature beiontrs to the human family. ' Its name is Fred Fox, aged forty-one forty-one forty-one years, living one 'mile above Guilford, la York Township., rive years ago be was married to a young girl named Mary Spies, and they bave lived together most of the time since, nn til recently, when the continued continued cruelty of tba bnsbaud became more Unbearable, absolutely ferocious. Knocking bar down, he dragged ber from the "house, threatening to kill ber if sbe ever returned She fled with ber seven-months' seven-months' seven-months' babe for safety, while be look tbe two elder children J Into tbe house, swearing be would murder tbem. The wife, who ts a small, delicate ; creature, but twenty-two twenty-two twenty-two years old. came to Lawrence bare secured ' tbe services of B, E. Slater as ber attorney to obtain the eustodyof ber remaining two children. whom sbe feared would softer violence from tbe bands of their furtoifs fsther, and to procure procure for her a divorce. 'Her petition for . v divorce was filed in Court, asking for. tbe cus tody of tbe children and fl.000 alimony. When the papers were aerved on- on- Fox be - raved like a madman, swore be won id kill . his wife, ber iawer, tbe Judge and -any -any body tba interfered wltb bis. properly. He

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 23 Sep 1881, Fri,
  3. Page 8

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