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Two Libel Suits

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Parent Issue
Day
4
Month
November
Year
1898
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

On Monday Depnty Sheriff Lester H. Canöeld began a libel snit for 85,000 against G. Frank Allmendinger beoange the latter wrote a newspaper article stating tbat Caofield's "forte lies in illagally puJling poultry off from a poor man 's hen toost rather than in detective work. " Lehman Bros. & Stivera are the attorneys of the plaintiff. Sheriff Jadson later in the week, by bis attorneys, Artbar Brown and T. D. Kearney, filed bis declaration against Selby A. Moran ia nis libel snit for $10,000. Tbis suit grows ont of the bitter personal attacks made by the Register upon the sheriff and singles oot the well advertied article "tamperiDg witb ballots," in whiob the sheriff was cbarged with illegal actions, as libelons. This latter suit will be tried in the .Livingston circnit. The progress of thetwo snits will be watched with interest.