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$1,000 Awarded To Wm. Finnegan

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Parent Issue
Day
8
Month
December
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

The jury in the Finnegan case against Michigan Central Railroad, were out about seven hours yesterday, before they could agree upon a verdict. On the flrst ballot they slood 10 f.r plaintiff, and 2 for the railroad company, but they soon becnme unaraious for some damages for tlie plaintiff, One man wanted to give Mr. Pinnegan S5.000 as the aniount, Don Finnegan would have earned from the age of 15, until he would have reached his mojority. But finally a compromïse verdict of 81,000 was reached. Attorney Butterfield was asked, if the railroad company intends to appeal the case. ''1 do not'know what will be done, " said he", Mr. Russel determines hose matters, of course $1000 is not much, but I do not think the raiiroad company will pay it without an appeal.'