Convicted con man sues victim (complainant) Sam Evey for false imprisonment.

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be I -- ·"··· o o ^0"^the'patent right ons I .":";· . _ . _ , ,, _ _ . . « . _ announced. one of the foienoon composed A r t h u r pupils in the Saturday at Address--Adjutant in Dunham cemetery soldiers «he has requested to the A R a n d W . R takP they Citizens or leave SUE FOR DAMAGES Boydston, the Patent Right Man, Declared Declared Not Guilty by the Jury. In Circuit Court, CHARGES FALSE IMPRISONMENT And Leaves Town Threatening to Make It Hot for Prosecutors. £_ After being in jail over two months Charles W Boydston' was released Wednesday evening and lett on the first train for his home In Bloomington, Bloomington, and threatens to bring suit for $10,000 damages for false i m p i r s ment. Boydston was charged with a con- ffldenoe game in three cases and he was found not guilty. The case was concluded late In the afternoon and the Jury alter being out twenty minutes returned a vet diet of not guilty. Boydsdon is the man who sold rights for a horse collar fastener. It was fclajmed that he had sold patent rights to several different persons and it was alleged that he did not own the patent tights and that the goods could not be obtained at the factory indicated by Boydston. The position taken by the attorneys for Boydston was that the patent rights wore sold and were still held by the men who Orich paid $50 but t h i t Boydston did not represent the goods could bo obtained at any I c e i t a l n factoiy Theie was no Introduced for the defense ey Redmon prosecuted ;jcnucu. *«* After being clparcd Boyston said Home visited his for a it he chose and t h i t he had icsented as was alleged that the collar collar fasteners could be bought at any certain factory. He said that today his attorneys would file a suit for $10,000 damages against Samuel Evey, ot Maroa, one of the complainants and that false Imprisonment would be charged. Boydston Boydston said he was anxious to get bai to Bloomlngton us his wife had been veiy ill on account of woirying over his impiisonmejit. In the evidence the state's attorney intioduced documents showing that the patent l i g h t on the aiticle pxplied twci years ago. The jury befoie which the case Dlllcr, Edwin tried was composed of .1 W. Arthur Lyons Scott Wilson, Nichols, George Nichols, Philo B. Robinson, John Gebhart, Cass Luken- blll, Henry McDPimott, J. H. Delbridge, Delbridge, T. W Fletcher and George A Daniels,

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  1. Decatur Herald,
  2. 29 May 1903, Fri,
  3. Page 5

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  • EVEY, SAMUEL — Convicted con man sues victim (complainant) Sam Evey for false imprisonment.

    marnweeks – 02 Dec 2012

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