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After five hours' {sp} of deliberation the jury in the case of Elmer Crowell, charged with the murder of Sam Danzell, in district court at Minot, returned a verdict of manslaughter in the first degree and vxed {sp} the penalty as fifteen years in the penitentiary.

Crowell drove a parcel post delivery while Dazell drove a truck for a transfer company. On the day the soldiers departed for Camp Greene, the two vehicles had a collision in the congested street. They had an argument, after which Crowell purchased a revolver. Both met in a barn that evening and a fight followed, during which Crowell shot Dazell three times. The victim died on the way to the hospital. Crowell gave himself up. The victim was a local man and Crowell went to Minot a short time previous from Virginia.

While the jury was deliberating the trial of Alice Sullivan, charged with shooting her husband, John H. Sullivan, was commenced. The jury was selected and the court has adjourned until Monday. The Sullivan woman shot her husband in a local rooming house during a family quarrel. They came from Plentywood, Mont.

Devils Lake World and Inter-Ocean, 11/29/1917

The two big greyhounds which were raised by P. J. Troskey of this city and which have won the admiration of everyone who has seen them proved their worth Monday afternoon while out hunting coyotes with M. K. Dooley along the track east of town. Mr. Dooley had seen coyottes {sp} just east of town on several occasions and took a walk on Monday in quest of them. Only one of the varmints was sighted and he was made short work of. He had about a quarter of a mile start of the hounds, but the dogs caught up with him in less than two minutes. One dog took him by the throat and the other by the chest and in another minute he was a dead coyotte.{sp} This is the first wild animal of any kind that the dogs had anything to do with, but they did the business by natural instinct. After they get more experience they will be able to get the best of any coyote or wolf in the country.

Bowbells Tribune, 10/3/1913

During a snow and wind storm a heavy timber was flown from the derrick of a wind mill on Stephen Ramer's farm near Huron. It struck Mr. Ramer, fracturing his skull and causing death in a few hours.

Wahpeton Times, 11/19/1891

The three-year-old child of W. H. Sherman of Stutsman county was kicked by a horse Thursday, and his skull fractured. The skull had been trepanded {sp} and a half dozen pieces of broken bone taken out, and the little fellow has a chance for life.

Bismarck Tribune, 11/3/1893


Rugby, N. D., Nov. 1.—With two plow shares piercing her right side to a depth of three or four inches, and with every stitch of clothing torn from her mutilated body, Mataline Schneider, aged 17, was found under a plow she had been operating on her uncle's farm near Brazil, this county. The girl had in some manner fallen into the triple plow she was operating, and was dragged several rods before the horses stopped. Her feeble cries attracted attention, but she died three hours later.

Jamestown Weekly Alert, 11/6/1913

Aged Farmer Hangs Himself.

Elias Filteau, aged sixty, committed suicide near Grand Forks by hanging himself in a barn on his premises, while the other members of the family were at church. He used a dray chain, making a loop out of the chain and attached the other end to a bolt in the ceiling. He then kicked out a barrel on which he stood. Ill health, due to an accident a number of years ago, is given as the probably cause.

Langdon Courier Democrat, 11/24/1904

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