year. same Dutch THREE BITS OF BLUE SKY Charles Boydston Tried Before Justice Provost on Charge of Confidence Confidence Game. COURT DECIDES THIS AFTERNOON govern. as correspondent of the their -m Charles Boydston, the man who charged with having sold blue sky patent rights to three different men, wait until this afteinoon to know fate. He was ttied Friday afternoon before Justice Provost on three different different counts of working a, confidence game but the justice took the matter under advisement and said he would give a decision at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Boydston it is claimed sold a right for certain territory. The patent he claimed to own was an arrangement for fastening horse collars. H. Hai ton, Richard J. Clough and a young man named Evey were the ones to whom he sold the patent right. He $50 from each one it is claimed. The sales were made at Maroa and Boyd- Bton said that the article was being manufactured at Columbus, Ohio, and that an order of 200 would be sent in a few days and that he would back himself and travel a few days with each of the men who had territory in order to get them started. The purchasers never heard anything more of the patent fastner nor of Boydston until Hairington moved to Dalton City and there found Boydston selling the article on territory which he had already disposed of. This caused the arrest. In the defense Boydston claimed he had bought the patent from a named C. H. March. He does not how] ever show his patent deed. It was claimed by John Fltzger- who defended Boydston that there been no written agreement but simply an oral promise and that Boydston was guilty only of a breach of t h tho us oral contract.