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Alleged criminals on trial

The November term of the Warren County Court will be convened at the courthouse at Lake George on Nov. 27, 1911 with County Judge George S. Raley presiding. There are eight cases on the calendar.

Two youths, Arthur Benway and Claude Copeland, are charged with grand larceny for allegedly stealing two bicycles in Glens Falls and riding them to Schenectady where they tried to sell them.

Lewis Vandenburg is accused of having sold liquor at Glen Lake without a license. Charles Bull of Lake George is charged with burglary in the second degree with having broken into the Selleck store at Lake George.

William Landers of North River is charged with forgery, third degree for allegedly passing a check for $9 to which the name of James Shannahan of Warrensburgh had been signed. Joseph Frasier of Graphite is charged with robbery, third degree for having robbed Lewis Deno, an aged Hague resident of $2.

Floyd Johnson of Johnsburgh is charged with second-degree robbery for having taken $90 and a gold watch from Lewis Robbins of North River. William Leonard of Glens Falls was indicted by the Grand Jury last spring on a charge of selling liquor on Sunday and the case was held over.

Arthur Gilman and Edward Sherman are charged with second-degree assault on Harry Heiler who was badly cut up in a fight in front of Ed Lashaway’s saloon on Upper West St., Glens Falls. Sherman is charged with striking Heiler with a bottle while Gilman was fighting with him.

Timothy Hill charged with murder

The Grand Jury of Essex County Supreme Court in Elizabethtown indicted Timothy Hill of Minerva for murder in the first degree on a charge of having poisoned Mrs. Morris Loveland of that town last August, 1910. Hill was arraigned and entered a plea of not guilty. Edward J. Spain of Newcomb was foreman of the jury.

Readers are welcome to contact Adirondack Journal correspondent Jean Hadden at jhadden1@nycap.rr.com or 623-2210.

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