Tuesday, December 21, 2010

State of Iowa vs Paddy Lafferty

Iowegian - April 1895
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  State of Iowa vs Paddy Lafferty, of Jerome, was called in the District court the first of the week.  Paddy was charged with being a dispenser of "Red-eyed-ruin" and failed to produce witnesses enough to convince the jury of his innocence. The jury returned a verdict of guilty. Sentence has not been pronounced.

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