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The Laubengayer Trial

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The trial of Fred Laubengayer at Dexter last Friday, on a charge of having a disorderly place, oalled forth a great amount of interest in the village. Jnstice Stanard's office was fllled with the ourious. Arthnr Brown and J. W. Bennett appeared for Laubengayer. Sheriiï Judson itnpanelled the jury. It appeared from the testimony that the night Dick Bell arreated Laubengayer, that Laubengayer and Gregory together with the Oklahoma sheriff were in the room. Bell came up and desired to be admittrö. Adtnission was refused him, wherenpon he came baok later, forced in the door and made the arrests. The defense enaeavored to show that the room had been used for varions purposes, and had been a place where people often congregated upon holidays, leaving their provisión baskets there, etc. It was proved that there had been a woman present but nothing of a criminal nature shown. Laubengayer was found guilty by the jury and was fined $25, with $24 costs. The oase was appealed to the cirouit. Shoriff Judson is said to have rescinded Bell 's appointment as one of bis deputies.


Ann Arbor Argus
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