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After An Old Solider 1901

PETERS, GROOMS

Posted By: Cheryl Locher Moonen (email)
Date: 12/30/2016 at 10:52:04

Dubuque Daily Telegraph – June 1, 1901

After An Old Solider
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Eddyville, Iowa, June 1 – A crowd of enraged miners at Hocking are on a hunt of John D. Peters, an old solider and formerly an inmate of the Soldier’s Home at Marshalltown, on the charge of attempting to violate the person of the 8 year old daughter of John Grooms, who resides two miles south of Hocking. The miners have a rope and will undoubtedly string Peters up if they can catch him. The child was not injured.


 

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