The Evening Tribune July, 1891

Law & Order


   Taylor charged with stabbing Hunt at Nunica, Mich., some time ago is having his examination before Justice Charles T. Pagelson today.

   When about half the testimony in the Nunica stabbing affray had been taken today, the defendant waived examination and was bound over to the August term of the circuit court.


Stole a Valise.

   Edward Bailey claiming to hail from Detroit was arrested at the D., G.H. & M. R’y depot last evening for stealing a valise and contents of C. Rooker, and old gentlemann from Burlington, Wis., who was waiting for the Milwaukee boat. He was lodged in jail and this morning pleaded guilty before Judge Pagelson and was given 90 days in the house of corrections at Ionia.


   John Miller—drunken disorderly—before Justice Pagelson—ten days.


   Boys are becoming troublesome on Washington street, corner Seventh street.


   Abram Ruister, the boy arrested for stealing a watch and breaking it, was brought before Justice Pagelson and County Agent H. D. Post yesterday and it being his first offense and his father agreeing to pay for the watch he was discharged.


   Yesterday afternoon boys entered the Second Reformed church and stole about $18 from three missionary boxes. The thieves gained entrance by putting a board up and climbing through. No arrests have as yet been made.


   Thomas Brown, Bennie Littlewood and Thomas Mahon, three boys were arrested by the sheriff for entering the store of Wm. Esley at Nunica and stealing three boxes of cigars, and brought before Justice Pagelson this afternoon and were held under two-hundred dollars bail to appear on Friday at which time County Agent Post will be present.


   The case of the boys Brown, Littlewood and Mahon. arrested for stealing at Nunica, was adjourned until next Monday for further investigation by Agent Post.

   John Carmell and Willie McCloud, who were before County Agent Post and Justice Pagelson for stealing $18 from the Second Reformed church last Sunday, were released to their parents paying costs and replacing the money stolen.


   In the case of the three boys arrested for breaking into a store in Nunica, T. Brown and Littlewood were held over until Monday. Tommy Mahone was discharged as he was in no way implicated in the stealing.

   The constant demand in this city for County Agent Post shows that Grand Haven has a gang of young rascals that ought to be behind the bars.


   The boys connected with the burglary at Nunica had their hearing in front of Judge Pagelson today. Joseph C. Littlewood was sentenced to to the Reform School until 17 years of age, while Thomas Brown was discharged.


   Sheriff Vanpell escorted Tommy Brown to the Reform school this morning.

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