- -1895 - - HELD AS COUNTERFEITERS. (Betlock and Rodd)
Source: The Saint Paul Globe (MN) July 11, 1897; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
Wykoff, Minn., July 10.-Marshal Conley is holding two men until the United States marshal arrives. These men were detected in passing a counterfeit $10 bill at Grand Meadow, and when arrested they had about $500 in bad money with them. They gave their names as W. F. Betlock and John Rodd.
- - 1904 - - Moore vs. Schmidt
Source: Grand Forks Daily Herald (Grand Forks, MN) Wednesday, June 1, 1904; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
DAMAGE SUIT FOR $1,000 for LOSS OF SET OF FALSE TEETH DECIDED AT PRESTON.
Preston, Minn., May 31.-During the session of the district court, a verdict was returned in the case of Moore vs. Schmidt, a suit for $1,000 damages, giving the plaintiff $6 to cover the cost of his false teeth broken during the assault upon which the suit is based.
Rollin Russell, aged 15 years, son of the editor of the Spring Valley Vidette, pleaded guilty to the charge of grand larceny, and owing to his youth he was sent to Red Wing.
Charles Power, of Lanesboro, whose victim was a 12 year old girl, was allowed to plead guilty to the indictment, a statutory offense, and was given 15 years at hard labor at Stillwater by Judge Kingsley.