History of New Rockford: November 9, 2020
November 9, 2020
On August 18, 1903, William Cahill, having been found guilty of the murder of his brother, was taken to the State Penitentiary by Sheriff J.E. Bennett and George Nunn in Bismarck to begin his 10-year sentence; the court had extended the time in which he could request a new trial for 60 days, but refused to stay the execution of the original judgment.
On that day the partnership between Charles...