Ova sent to penal farm

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pri-have ar-1 ; masnuer- OVACIPPLE SENT TO PENA1 g FARM FOR SIX MONTHS' TERM Found to Have Mistreated His Little Nir.e Year Old Sister-in-Law. Sister-in-Law. Sister-in-Law. Sister-in-Law. Sister-in-Law. Ova Gipple, who was arrested in September on a charge cf assault j with intent to commit criminal as- as- sault, was placed on trial in the De- De- Kalb circuit court Wednesday after- after- Mi'-'noon without the intervention of a i . jury. Gipple, having teen unable to give bond, was in the county jail ever since his arrest. His home is in Smithfield township and he is married. married. He was arrerted on a similar charge three years ago and was punished punished with thirty days' imprisonment imprisonment in the county jail. Gipple was married two years ago to on? of the six children of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Friek, who live four miles north cf Waterloo on the Jay 1 Kenned farm- farm- Gile and his wlfe i have one daughter, no v." a year old. j Wo: ki;, in Bcet FlelJ I While Mrs. Frick was in Garrett jhcspltal and her husband was v-ork v-ork v-ork ; ing in Garrett, Gipple and his wife were in charge of the younger chil- chil- these children is Nellie May Frick, aged nine years. The state alleged that while Gipple and Nellie and her ycunger sister were working in the sugar beet field Gipple tried to assault assault her. The girl tcld the court that she broke away from him and she and her sister, crying, ran. Trie girls said that Gipple threatened to whip them if they told anyone of the occurrence. Gipple denied on the stand that he tried to mistreat his little f.ister-I f.ister-I f.ister-I in-law. in-law. in-law. His wife said she was in the , field all day and she saw nothing of I the kind happen. Jay Kennedy stat-! stat-! stat-! ed that he was working in the sugar beet field that day and he knew noth- noth- of such an affair. Mrs. Frick ot Waterloo, testified that the little girl told her the incident took place in the barn, instead of in the field. Judge Link believed the story told by Nellie May and her sister and he found Gipple guilty of assault and battery. He fixed the punishment at six months at the penal farm and $1 and costs. Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys Life & Ridenour represented the state, while Willis Rhoads, attorney for th3 poor, was counsel for Gipple. C. in c-cme c-cme

Clipped from Garrett Clipper01 Nov 1920, MonPage 9

Garrett Clipper (Garrett, Indiana)01 Nov 1920, MonPage 9
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