Alleged rape of girl by "Negro Crawford."

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Alleged rape of girl by "Negro Crawford."
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be as i: ii 43 „ 0 ,« closed, and justice done to all conserned 48 01 31 ' «. A Horrible Outrage at Hqn. Samuel Lord, at Dodge county gifee ns tbe 'particulars ol a horrible outrage outrage which was perpetrated'at Mantorville on Wednesday evening last by a negro named Crawford, on the penon of a'liltlr Swede girl about twelve years of age. Tbi girl, whose father's rgsidfl^w £ abau three-quarters'pl'a* inile out of town, was on her way, in the dusk of evening, to Mantorville, in order to accompany her father home. While passing through a strip of woods skirting the village, she was overtaken by the negro above named, who after taking unseemly liberties with her carried her off into a ravine and there outraged outraged her person. Hearing a wagon coming, the negro left the girl am bid behind a tree, telling the girl that i sba rnade any noise he would-kill her. Bu when toe wagon approached TpUnia a ahor distance, the girl'ran towards it screaming violently, and was soon rescued from be perilous situation. The negro disappearec in the woods. Alarm was raised, however and in a short .time a dozen persona were in pursuit of the negro. The hunt was kept up all night, when the villain was finally easgljt ftM lpdge<| iR ffig county jail." ;••••• " -s • The excitement was intense among th citizens of Mantorville, and the indigna tion was so great that there was at on time symptoms of a disposition to-ionic summary punishment on the scoundrel but calmer counsels prevailed, and h awaits the pgnalty wbipb thelawpris.crib.e ft* his infiaaous crime-. ^-St. Paid j THE NAVAJO ISTCANS.—Official letter

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  1. Semi-Weekly Wisconsin,
  2. 13 Jan 1869, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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