Seeds of Many Murders

Sheriff Wilson of Fargo, brought Mike Gleason of Mapleton to the asylum yesterday morning. Gleason poured kerosene on his head and set fire to his hair and did many other strange acts previous to commitment to the hospital.

Jamestown Weekly Alert, 10/27/1898


Mike Gleason, the insane patient from Mapleton, who escaped a few days ago, was caught at Eldridge and returned to the asylum. He was the man who shaved his head to cure a pain a short time before being taken to the asylum.

Jamestown Weekly Alert, 11/3/1898

Broken Jaw

Posted 11/03/2015