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In Years Past

July 9, 2013
The Post-Journal

In 1913, Oscar Carlstrom and Ray King, two of the men implicated in the recent riots in Jamestown and indicted for violation of section 1991 of the penal law, appeared in county court at Mayville in the forenoon and pleaded guilty to riot which was a lesser offense and in which the judge had more discretion in imposing sentence. The young men - Carlstrom was only 18 and King 21 - were fined $50 each. Carlstrom paid his fine. King had until July 14 to raise the money. If he failed to do so he would have to serve 50 days in jail. It was claimed that the two young men stoned street cars in Jamestown during the recent riots.



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