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Title: Wellsboro Gazette Wellsboro, Tioga Co., PA
Page: Thu, Apr 4, 1912, p1
Title: Wellsboro Agitator
Page: Nov 13, 1867
Note: Wellsboro Agitator August 26, 1890 Local News --Last Saturday evening Policeman James Hazlett was the victim of a grievous assault. Just after dark the officer was summoned to go over to the Sandbach House, where a crowd had collected and some persons were behaving in a disorderly manner. Hazlett attempted to quiet the disorder and disperse the crowd, when Mr. Seth Watkins interfered and an altercation ensued. When Officer Hazlett attempted to clear the walk, Watkins struck him and there was a scuffle, and then the Policeman struck Watkins with his club and called for help to arrest him. On the way to the lock up Mr. George Watkins, son of the man under arrest, rushed toward the crowd, snatched the officer’s club out of his hand, struck Hazlett and felled him to the ground and at the same time, it is alleged, Mr. James Morrow, who also interfered and assaulted the officer’s assistant, Mr. G. B. Atherton. It is also stated in evidence that Mr. Seth Watkins, after being released, kicked the officer as he lay upon the ground. Both Seth and George Watkins were arrested and taken before Justice Brewster, where they gave bail for their appearance yesterday morning. At the hearing yesterday there was a large crowd present, and after the Justice had heard the evidence for the prosecution he held both Seth and George Watkins to bail in the sum of $300 each for their appearance at the present term of court. Officer Hazlett’s head was badly cut by the club and it was necessary to take three stitches to close the wound.
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