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Captured At Whitmore

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Parent Issue
Day
20
Month
October
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

William Schlossmaker, the Webster farmer who is wanted for an assault with inteiit to murder Albert Piecre, was arrested Friday noon by Deputy Sheriff Frank Mtinger at Whitmore Lake. The trouble which Schlossmaker finds hiniself iu grew out of a dispute over his charging Pierce with making certain derogatory remarks about a woman of the neighborhood. A fight ensned and Schlossmaker ran back to his buggy, got a revolver, shot it and escaped. z? 25 ZSm ""Ü! Pierce claims that Schlossmaker intended to shoot him but the ball went above the mark. Deputy Sheriff Munger had a description of the man and fonnd him in Rauschenberger's saloon at Whitmore this noon. He placed him under arrest. Schlossmaker did not resist tont remarked to Mr. Raushenberger that he wished he had run. In bringing him to this city Schlossmaker made the claim to Mr. Munger that he simply shot the revolver in the air to scare Pieree and that he had 110 intention of hitting him. He has employed Cavanaugh & Wedemeyer to defend him.