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mary betters - jMistuken Tor n tuuatlc. As Charles Edclin,...
jMistuken Tor n tuuatlc. As Charles Edclin, Melton Goodloo and John Butler were on their Way to school the other day in Anacostla, they observed tbo peculiar actions of a colored woman named Mary Betters'.. "They were Infbrmod that she'wns pn escaped lunatic, and Intent upon capturing tho reward offered by tho Insane Asylum for the return of an Inmate, they arrested her with tbe assuranco that she could procure a situation by accompanying accompanying them. She was taken to tho Asylum gates and thero met an attendant, who convoyed convoyed hereto tbo building. It was thero dlscovcrcd.that.a raislako had been mado. Complaint was mado to Officer Cudmorc, who arrested the thrco boys. In tho Police Court this morning Judge Miller, though recognizing that no barm waa intended, fined them $5 each for assault.

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  1. The Critic,
  2. 20 Feb 1889, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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