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freeportjournalillinois3nov1888 - All Elderly Outlaw, V Indiana Officers Stood...
All Elderly Outlaw, V Indiana Officers Stood Oft by a Septuagenarian OF BAD REPUTATION AND "NERVE," Who B»tubllihoi an Arieuul. Opium l'lr« mid Talk* IHood—A Michigan SlieHff> Bkil Coin!not—Young but Pull of Outla— ACltlcHxu MllllmmU'o Mold tor Perjury— A Sul>-ABOiit'»SUoi-t»|it)—Adventure wllli n Now York Itiutctnr. JttFFitnsoNViLt.K, Iiul., Nov. 8.--Armed wltli two shot-guns, two revolvers and unlimited aiuiuunition, old Harrison Hogan, the terror of this purl of tho state, kept two deputy sheriffs at bay for several hours lout Thursday, and, according to tho Inslunt reports, Is mill holding his own. Hogan, wuo |g over 70 years old, has boon at w«r with the officers of the law for several yours, the trouble originating in a divorce suit which his wife ontored (t^Alnst him. Ho tins refused to obey tho orders of tho court and defies all efforts to arrest him. On Thursday last Deputy Sheriffs l.lmjlt and Howoll, disguising themselves as hunters, decided to make nnoUior attempt to capture tho old man. They wont to Hull croolt, on which stream Hogan has a slinnty boat, and endeavored to lure him out by questioning him about tho hunting in tho neighborhood. Hogau wn» on tho alort, however, and whuu tho olHcers approached too near to his Uoating castle h« oponod fire on thorn with shot-gun and revolver. Tho deputies returned tho lire, and, getting behind trees, tho battle raged until their ammunition was exhausted, when tho officers retreated in good order, leaving Hogan master of the Held. He declares that ho will not be taken allvo, and as Iho people in the vicinity are afraid of him there is little likelihood that ho will be captured oxcopt by an extended siege.

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  1. Freeport Journal-Standard,
  2. 03 Nov 1888, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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