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Akerson vs. Olson
Source: Little Falls Herald (Little Falls, MN), September 30, 1898, page 4, rll
District Court.
In the case of Swan Akerson, of the West side, against Nels Olson, for $1000 damages, Akerson was given a verdict of $10 Friday. Olson accidentally ran over Akerson's little girl, a wheel of the wagon passing over and braking the little girl's arm. Akerson alleged carelessness on the part of Olson. The case many be carried higher.


Blood Children
Source: Little Falls Herald (Little Falls, MN) August 5, 1921 page 1; submitted by Robin Line
BLOOD TAKES APPEAL FROM PROBATE COURT Robert Blood has taken an appeal to the district court from the ruling of Probate Judge Kemp, awarding the custody of Blood's minor children to an aunt, Mrs. Merrell. The children are at present in St. Otto's orphanage here, where they were placed by Mrs. Merrell after the death of Mrs. Blood.


Hall vs. Hall
Source: Little Falls Herald (Little Falls, MN), September 30, 1898, page 4, rll
District Court.
Evaline Hall was granted a divorce from William Hall.


Lutes vs. Bouck & Londdale
Source: Little Falls Herald (Little Falls, MN), September 30, 1898, page 4, rll
District Court.
The jury gave Francis Lutes a verdict of $315.59 in his case against Messrs, Bouck and Londdale. Cattle and grain belonging to Lutes had been attached. After being held for a time, their return was demanded on the claim that they were exempt. After this was don Lutes sued for $700 damages, with the above result. A stay of 60 days were granted. Geo. Stewart was attorney for the plaintiff and J. H. Rhodes for the defendant.


Renick vs. Gross
Source: Little Falls Herald (Little Falls, MN), September 30, 1898, page 4, rll
District Court.
Wm. Renick got a verdict of $52.08 in his suit against Barney Gross for $120. Will Gross' threshing rig was working on Renick's farm several stacks of grain were burned by fire, which Renick claimed originated from Gross' engine. He sued for damages. J. H. Rhodes was attorney for Renick and F. W. Lyon for Gross.


G. F. Wilson
Source: Little Falls Herald (Little Falls, MN), September 30, 1898, page 4, rll
District Court.
In the appeal of G. F. Wilson, the notion man, against the fine imposed by Justice Sheldon for auctioning without a license, Judge Searle dismissed the appeal on the ground that the city charger does not provide an appeal from a city justice's decision where an ordinance in involved.


Wimmer vs. Wimmer
Source: Little Falls Herald (Little Falls, MN), September 30, 1898, page 4, rll
District Court.
Louis Wimmer was granted a divorce from Mary Wimmer.


- - 1911 - - JUDGE NYE TO OPEN COURT AT LITTLE FALLS
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (MN) Saturday, March 4, 1911; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

(News Tribune Special.)
LITTLE FALLS, Minn., March 3.-The March term of district court will open in this city Monday, with Judge C. A. Nye of Moorhead on the bench.
This will be Judge Nye's initial appearance on the bench in this city, he having been elected last fall in the Seventh judicial district. The calendar for this term is somewhat larger than a year ago and it contains 83 cases. Fifteen are criminal.

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