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Bateman
The report that young Bateman had been arrested on good evidence pointing to him as the assailant and murderer of the two little McLaughlin girls at Flag Springs, proves to be a canard.  He is at large and no suspicion rests upon him.  Suspicions are entertained of several parties, but evidence cannot be brought forward to fasten the guilt upon any one, and the popular conviction is that a tramp committed the outrage.  The country for 20 miles around Flag Springs is aroused, and the search so far has been without results.
[Source: Cole County Democrat, Jefferson City, 12 Sept. 1884, p1 c4. Typed by Joanne Scobee Morgan]

Fisher
LUNATIC.-We learn that a man named Fisher was brought to town and confined in jail on Monday of this week. He is an Englishman, and has resided at Rochester in this county for a short time.
Source: The Andrew County Republican, Savannah, Mo., November 1, 1871, page 3, transcribed by Robin Line

W.A. Price
On last Saturday night W.A. Price's grocery store was entered by burglars, who made their entrance by breaking of some of the weatherboarding on the back end of the warehouse. They did not succeed however in getting any money and the amount of goods carried away is unknown. Source: The Andrew County Republican, Savannah, MO., March 13, 1872

 

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