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Belyea vs. "Soo" RR
- - - Source: The Saint Paul Globe (MN) November 16, 1893; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
Elbow Lake, Minn., Nov. 15.-District court is in session, Judge C. L. Brown, of Morris, presiding. The calendar is larger than usual, containing several important cases, among which is that of A. C. Belyea against the "Soo" railroad to recover damages for injuries sustained by himself and wife in a wreck near Elbow Lake over a year ago.

- - - Source: The Saint Paul Globe (MN) November 20, 1893; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
Mr. Belyea Gets a Big Verdict Against the "Soo."
Elbow Lake, Minn., Nov. 19.-The jury in the case of Susie Belyea vs. The Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault St. Marie Railway Company returned a verdict of $8,000 in favor of plaintiff. This is the principal case of a series of three cases brought by Editor Belyea against the Soo for damages sustained by himself and family in the railroad wreck at Barrett in August, 1892.

Source: Duluth News-Tribune (MN) Friday, June 7, 1912; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Searches For Law.
J. H. Sanford of Elbow Lake, Minn., has written the police asking if they can secure information regarding the "whereabouts" of Frank Low who has not been heard from since sometime in February. The letter states that a man whose name was given as F. Low was reported to have drowned along the lake shore about two months ago.

Mrs. Ole Monson
Source: The Princeton Union (MN) January 2, 1896; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Elbow Lake, Minn., Dec. 27.-Mrs. Ole Monson, the Populist writer of Ashby, was tried by a jury and convicted of libel. The article complained of was published in the Rodhuggeren, one of Boen's papers. She appealed to the district court, ex-Congressman Boen going on her bond. Mrs. Monson, in a series of articles, attacked the character of some of her Republican neighbors.

Williams vs. Hoglund
Source: The Saint Paul Globe (MN) August 7, 1892; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Fred A Gilman commenced proceedings yesterday against the John Bergstrom Organ Company to recover the sum of $3,846.50. His complaint recites that the amount is owed by the organ company to J. Lewis Browne for money lent and services rendered, and that the latter assigned those claims to him, Gilman.

Judge Lochren granted Oliver W. Williams of Elbow Lake, Minn., a writ of mandamus yesterday, calling upon Justice W. H. Mills to issue a writ of execution in the sum of $58.50 for a judgement secured by Williams, last month, against A. O. Hoglund.

Judge Pond yesterday granted the petition of Arthur P. Stacy and wife to adopt an abandonded child and name it Elizabeth Stacy.

E. L. Wirt
Source: The Saint Paul Globe (MN) September 26, 1891; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Elbow Lake, Minn., Sept. 25.-E. L. Wirt, editor of the Alliance, was arrested for criminal libel this morning. A. C. Belyea, editor of the Herald, is the complaining witness.

Fined For Criminal Libel.
Source: The Saint Paul Globe (MN) October 1, 1891; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Elbow Lake, Minn., Sept. 30.-E. L. Wirt was convicted to-day of criminal libel. He is editor of the Alliance, and the complaining witness was A. C. Belyea, editor of the Herald. The jury was out five minutes. The trial lasted two days. The fine and costs amounted to $70.

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