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A Horsewhipping

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Thursday ia front of ttie Sentinel office au exeiting scène was enacted, it being no less than a wonian laying a horsewhip onto a man while an enraged husband was threatening all sorts of vengeance. Last Thursday eveninsr William Cross, a printer who lias n't resided line very long, scraped up ;i!i acqu.aintance or approaclied a wouwm i.;i!ncd Halm, wbo lives in South and who has been ar the home of L. D. Cole. Tuesday Mts. Halm swore out a warrant against Cross, charging him with simple assault and the trial was set for toino.rröw morniug before Jnstice Joslyn. l'esterday the waiU'aii's husband camp ro this city and last eveuin.-; he and Iiia wife met Cross just as lie was coming down out of tlie Sentinel oifiee with a basket of papers to go to the mail. Mrs. Halin weat at hi:n with tlio whip and lashed him a ccuple of times while the husband svvore he woald do all sorts of things. Cross turued and ran up the stairs before any further damage was done, any pursuit being barred by Attieus Wcodruff who happened to be present. Cross says he is innocent while the husband maintains bis confidence in hls wtl'e'.s honor :;nd still S'.vcars to get even. The case of the People vs. Wm. Cross for simple assault upon Mrs. Hahn of South Lyons ia Justice Joslyn's court fhis morning was nolle prossed. It was claimed that the complaining witness did not want to drag the matter through the court. Many present expected to witness a.n exciting sceoe between the husband and the defendajit after the case was disms(Hi but everything coutiuued quiei.


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Ann Arbor Democrat