The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 05-14-1892

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Port Townsend News.

PORT TOWNSEND, May 13--[Special.]--Frank Slavin was sentenced today to ten years in the penitentiary for garroting and robbing a Canadian farmer. John Herron, a one-armed sneak thief, was sentenced for two years.




Another Murderer Goes Free.

PORT TOWNSEND, May 13--[Special.]--Noah J. Edgill, who shot and killed Joseph Lavelle, a French fisherman, on the evening of April 30, was acquitted of manslaughter in the superior court today.