Scioto County Infirmary

John Baer Escapes from the Infirmary

John Baer, an aged German inmate of the county infirmary, escaped from that institution Tuesday night.”

“Baer is though to have struck out for the Leopold Walter’s farm in Clay township. Police were notified although no special effort will be made to cause his return to the infirmary the officials of which declared they would have helped him along had they been aware of his plan. Baer has been wintering at the institution.”1

  1. Escapes From the Infirmary. (1910, January 26). Portsmouth Daily Times, p. 2.
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