W. E. Lovdal, 21 Nov 1896, Sacramento Record-Union, Page 4, Col. 4

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W. E. Lovdal, 21 Nov 1896, Sacramento Record-Union, Page 4, Col. 4 - THEY CARRIED MATCHES. How Lovdal's Hop House...
THEY CARRIED MATCHES. How Lovdal's Hop House Came to be Burned. A suit was tried yesterday before Justice Justice Ganidy ait Oak Park, three Chinaman Chinaman employed by W. E. Lovdal to pick his hops having sued him for their wages. The testimony Showed that Lovdal made a contract with the Chinamen to pick the hops, stipulating that no one* employed in the picking should smoke or carry matches on tihair persons. In violation of the contract some of rJhem did carry matches, which were dropped into the hops and ignited on the floor, burning the hop-<house and lus contents. Lovdal thought the picking had cost him his crop and hop-house, and tihat Should be enough, and refused to pay for the work, the Chinamen having broken their contract. The Justice took the matter under advisement advisement

Clipped from The Record-Union21 Nov 1896, SatPage 4

The Record-Union (Sacramento, California)21 Nov 1896, SatPage 4
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  • W. E. Lovdal, 21 Nov 1896, Sacramento Record-Union, Page 4, Col. 4

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