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Richmond Times Dispatch
Richmond Times Dispatch
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Description: Crushed Between Stump and Sled – A Small Boy is Painfully Hurt – Attorney Roland E. Chase Vindicated

Date: February 3 1905

Newspaper published in: Richmond, VA

Page/Column: 14

Crushed Between Stump and Sled – A Small Boy is Painfully Hurt – Attorney Roland E. Chase Vindicated

Osborn's Gap, Va., Feb 2. Creed Bryant, the 14 year old son of Jackson Bryant, of near this place, had both his legs broken just below his knees while hauling wood. The wood sled while being drawn was caught by a stump, which threw it against his legs with the result above mentioned. Young Bryant suffered intensely.

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The rule issued against Attorney Roland E. Chase of Clintwood from Judge Skeen's court last July was dismissed at the January term, which has just closed. The purpose of the rule was to require him to appear before the Circuit Court of Dickenson County to show cause why he should not be disbarred for obtaining alleged fraudulent judgments against numerous residents of the county in favor of Harrison Wagener of Washington, D.C. The evidence showed that Chase was the dupe of Wagener, and his character has been vindicated by the court in the dismissal of the rule.

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