Con man case.

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idea in of or of the same Dutch gdv- THREE BITS OF BLUE SKY as correspondent of the with their ap- instead the a a us Charles Boydston Tried Before Justice Provost on Charge of Confidence Game. COURT DECIDES THIS AFTERNOON Charles Boydston, the man who is charged with having sold blue sky patent rights to three different men, wait until this afternoon to know fate. He was tried Friday afternoon Defore Justice Provost on three different counts of working a. confidence jame but the Justice took the matter under advisement and said he would give a decision at 2 o'clock this oon. Boydston it Is claimed sold a patent right for certain territqry. The patent he claimed to own was an for fastening horse collars. H. Harrington, 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. sales were made at Maroa and Boydston said that the article was being manufactured at Columbus, Ohio, that an order of 200 would be sent n 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 pui chasers never heard 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 evei show his patent deed. It was claimed by John Fitzgerald who defended Boydston that had been no written agreement but simply an oral promise and that Boydston \\ as guilty only of a breach oral contract.

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  1. Decatur Herald,
  2. 07 Apr 1903, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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