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NIXON, Grant - assaults girl

Source: Chicago Inter Ocean 25 June 1889 (Tues p 9)

Danville, Ill June 24 – Grant Nixon 19 years old and who recently removed from Fountain County, Indiana to Armstrong in this county, committed a brutal outrage upon the 13 year old daughter of Max Well, a substantial farmer living near Armstrong. Nixon met Miss Weller on the highway and without any words made an assault upon her, tearing her clothes off her back and beating her into insensibility. Searching parties were immediately organized, but have been unable to find the scoundrel.
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