Posted By:Susan
Subject:William Harbort - Madison, WI
Post Date:May 12, 2003 at 06:38:50
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Newspaper clipping
The Sentinnel {Madison] October 22, 1897 p. 10, col. 2

Brutally Treated a girl
A Madison Couple Fine $50 and Cost East
Madison, Wis. Oct. 21 - Mr. and Mrs. WIlliam Harbort were fined $50 and costs each by Judge Donovan today for brutal punishment of Mr. Harbort's 18 year old daughter. The testimny showed that Mrs Harbort, the step-mother, kicked and beat the girl while Mr. Harbort held her, and that he afterward threw her out of doors. They paid the fine amounting in all to $120.33"