DAILY STATESMAN – BOISE, IDAHO
Woman Claims to Have Lost a Large Sum
Grangeville dispatch to the Lewiston Tribune says: Madge Kennedy, an unfortunate woman who has been in much
trouble of late, was thumped into insensibility Sunday night and robbed
Bibby, who was called to her resort about 10 o’clock at night,
succeeded in bringing the woman to consciousness, when she gave Night
watchman Almond the names of the men she accused of being her
assailants. With the
assistance of another officer, Almond jailed four men including
Prizefighter George Benntee, “Baldy” Byland, Frank Costello and
Jimmy Ryan. Three women
were with Madge at the time the outrage was committed and were badly
knocked about, but saved themselves by flight.
accused men on being arraigned before Justice Hartman were all turned
loose Monday morning for lack of evidence.
The officers and county attorney are endeavoring to get to the
bottom of the matter.