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LANE, Robert - murder - jail -- Source: The Weekly Argus News 13 Nov 1897 p 1
Robert Lane, in jail for the murder of Thomas Good, was today visited by his brothers from Crawfordsville and Tippecanoe County. One of them broke down completely and it was some time before he could talk. They were together for quite awhile but what was said as to the case was not given to the public. also see Parole


LEE, Albert - Source: Crawfordsville Daily Journal Tuesday, 17 June 1890  (also click on name)
The other day The Journal received a letter from John E. Humphries in which he writes that after the disappearance of Albert Lee from the Scott Township neighborhood, he received a letter from him written at Indianapolis on business matters and he is satisfied that Lee is still living. He regarded the whole attempt before the grand jury as a piece of sensation and without any substantial basis. Wm M. Reeves and M. D. White saw the letter that Mr. Humphries received and are satisfied that Lee is still living. Recently we heard of a man by the name of Albert Lee living in Grant County who represented that he formerly lived in the vicinity of Crawfordsville. At any rate it is a pretty well settled fact that neither Aaron nor James Vancleave knows anything of the whereabouts of the mysterious Albert Lee.


LIGHTCAP, Nancy - arson -- Source: Crawfordsville Review 19 April 1890 p 1
 
Nancy Lightcap was arrested by Officer Brothers Wednesday afternoon charged with setting fire to the house of Elmer Marsh Monday. She was brought before Mayor Russell Friday morning and waived examination and was bound over to the circuit court.  Her bail was fixed at $500 in default of which she was taken back to jail. The prosecution claim to have a strong case against her.




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