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Description: A Train Wrecker Goes To Jail;
Misc. News; Evangelists Appointed

Date: January 14 1897

Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL

Source: Library

Page/Column: Page 1, Col 3; Page 2, Col 1; Page 4, Col 1

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A Trainwrecker Goes to Jail
MONTGOMERY, Ala., Jan. 13.Steve Fields, alias Steve Perry, a negro, who has been in jail here for some time charged with train wrecking on the Western railroad, 2 miles west of this city, had his preliminary trial before Justice Screws, and was held in bond of $500. J. J. Yarbrough, special agent for the Western, who was instrumental in bringing this wrecker to justice, says that the evidence is conclusive against him.

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The Montgomery Monitor, Frank Baltzells pas paper, says: It is reported that Joe Johnston can kick a fellow out more regretfully and make him believe somebody else is responsible for it more adroitly than any man who has hibernated at the capitol.

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Proceedings of Baptist State Board of Missions at Montgomery
MONTGOMERY, January 13.The Baptist State Board of Missions met here yesterday in the rooms of the Young Mens Christian Association. There was a full representation. Rev. J. L. Thompson, of this city, presided. Rev. J. V. Dickinson, of Gadsden, was appointed evangelist for the Birmingham district, and Rev. W. A. Parker of Marengo, for the Southwestern District. Six evangelists will be put out in Alabama, and the sum of $9,500 was appropriated by the board for this work.

Submitted: 07/20/13

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