A man named Clark, living near Esteline
, Dak., was taken to Brookings and had a hearing before Judge Gaston on a charge of assault with intent to commit rape. The complaint was made by Clark's daughter. He plead not guilty, and stated that they girl was a bad character, and he undertook to correct her by giving her a good spanking. He was released on bail of $200.
Pembina Pioneer Express, 11/30/1883