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GIBL^FfilGflTENED BY ™ HB HASHSTRAVELEK. ..i.» ' Warrant Issued for His Arresl Charging Attempted Criminal Criminal Assault. Miss Mnblo Sims, the. ts-yoar-old daughter of Ous Sims, of Upper Alton, Alton, was .badly frightened Tuesday afternoon by n traveling man win attacked her in n. litl! 0 store- on North Broadway in Salu with inten- Ions of comm'Mttlng an assault. Miss Sims has been clot-king In (he lore whioh belongs lo hor grandmother, grandmother, Mrs. Mary Stanley. I,, the middle of the afternoon a stranger entered the store and after talking for a short hold of her with the young lady time suddenly caught She screamed and s called for assist ance tout n 0 one was around. The girl's cries .frightened the man and he hurled out of the store, got into a buggy which he had left standing In front and drove toward Upper Alton. The girl was so 'badly frightened frightened that she could not leave the sitore at first but when 'she had recovered from the shock she- informed informed her father over the telephone telephone .of what had happened. Mr Sims In com pan- with V iage Marshall Marshall Dally went in search of the supposed traveling man. He was followed followed as far as Bozzatown but from there could be traced no farther and It Is supposed he went on to Alton and caught the n o'clock C. & A. train out for Jacksonville. The Alton police were notified to ho on the watch 'for him too. The young lady was In quite a serious condition last evening as a-result of the occurance. of Crivello of

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 20 Jan 1909, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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