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A Damage Suit

A Damage Suit image
Parent Issue
Day
28
Month
April
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

The case of Joseph Green vs. Johu Coyle was tried in the circuit court today. Graeu was employed as a farm hand by Coyle and they had au altercation Dec. 20, 1897, beuauseheinfringed a rule that all hands should be 'iu by 9 o'clock at uight. He was attacked, he claimed, by Coyle with a pitchfork and struck over the head with the tines.one of the tines inflicting a scalp wonnd whioh required the services of a doctor. Coyle alleged that the striking was done in self defense. The case has been given to the jury.