Didn't Know It Was Loaded

Armentrout Pulled a Shotgun

Sheriff Scoffeld arrested north of Des Lacs Wədnesday {sp} Joe Armentrout, charged with sticking the business end of a double barrelled shotgun too uncomfortable {sp} close to the face of a neighbor,mr. Schlingen. The latter took up stray horses belonging to Armentrout, who went to his pasture and attempted to take the horses home. Schlingen remonstrated before the damages had been paid, then the gun was brought into play and Armentrout went home with the horses. He was placed under $300 bonds which he furnished.

Ward County Independent, 6/8/1904

Hat In Hand

Posted 06/17/2017