On Wednesday after noon Sheriff Thom Oakland of Cando again took into his custody Sparby and Jueth, two of three men who escaped from the Towner county jail Sunday night. Both men were found in an old shack within twenty miles from Cando. Sparby is charged with two crimes of rape in the First Degree, and Jueth is charged with two crimes of burglary and one crime of rape in the first Degree. Sheriff Oakland and his deputies are to be complimented in their work in recovering these two men. No trace has been found of the third man to escape who was charged with bootlegging.
Turtle Mountain Star, 3/23/1922
Neil Bell, last Monday morning procured a pony and started before having his breakfast, in search of his cattle which had strayed off, supposing that he would find them immediately. He soon got on their track, and found that they had started for Minnesota, their old home. After following most of the day, he concluded to return, as he was without provisions, and he thought that it was a long time between meals. At supper declared that henceforth as long as he stayed in Dakota, nothing should induce him to start anywhere until he had laid in a good breakfast. Tuesday, John Bell and Geo. W Vennum, well prepared with supplies, started on the trail of the cattle, determined to bring them back.
Jamestown Alert, 7/4/1878
THREE KILLED IN NEW ROCKFORD N.D. TRAGEDY
Mother Shoots Husband and Poisons Self and Ten Months Old Baby
New Rockford, Feb 12—Mrs. Charles Byntun, 22, shot and killed her husband here Tuesday and then took poison, dying today. Her baby, ten months old, has also been poisoned and is not expected to live.
Domestic troubles is believed the cause of the affair.
Bismarck Tribune, 2/14/1921
Caught in a belt and hurled against the machine with such a force that his skull was crushed, both jaws and both arms broken, W. M. Scherer was instantly killed, near Center
Bismarck Tribune, 10/21/1914
James Duffee was arrested at Minnewaukan
for horse stealing. Twenty minutes after being lodged in jail, he smashed a hole through the upper part of the jail door with an iron bar wrenched from one of the cell doors and skipped.
Jamestown Alert, 11/12/1885
Richard Boyle has come in from the farm and will shortly return to work for the N.P. jerking lightning
Bismarck Tribune, 11/9/1905
Pillsbury Lad Killed; Injury Is Self-Inflicted
State's Attorney Englert and Coroner Holberg were called to Pillsbury Tuesday evening to act upon the case of the 13-year-old Everett boy who had shot himself with a revolver.
Report is that the two boys were left at home while their parents went to church. During a scuffle their bed was broken down, and one of the boys went to a trunk and secured a revolver which which he shot himself in the head. He expired before the parents could return home. Mr. Everett, father of the lad, runs an elevator at Pillsbury.
The coroner and state's attorney decided it was a plain case of self-inflicted injury, and that nothing was to be done further than holding the last sad rites in connection with the fatal shooting of the unfortunate lad.
Valley City Weekly Times-Record, 12/7/1916
W. A. Phillips is nearly recovered from an accident at the Gull River Lumber
company's yards. He came near losing the fingers of one hand by too close contact with the wood saw.
Jamestown Alert, 11/12/1896
Arnold Lofsteness of Granville
was was hit in the eye by a chip while chopping kindling. At the present time it is not known whether the eye can be saved or not.
Bismarck Tribune, 10/21/1914