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Fort Dodge Daily Chronicle: Oct. 20, 1893
Judge Hyatt Adjourned Court
Judge Hyatt Adjourned Court Last Evening, Until a Week From Next Monday – Grand Jury’s Report.
The Webster County district court adjourned last evening untill (sic) a week from next Monday. After listening to the report of the Grand Jury which returned three indictments two fro assault with intent to committ (sic) murder, and one a liquor nusiance (sic). The grand jury has transact4ed considerable business this session taking in to consideration the trouble they experienced in getting witnesses together. They also made a tour of inspection through the county jail and report every thing in good shape, and also reccomend (sic) that the jail be equipped with electric light as the only means of lighting the jail at the present is with a tallow tip.