Oman is the man who stabbed a fellow
quarry man at Fairwater last fall, during a drunken brawl in Hilderbrand's saloon. Judge
Gilson, of Fond du Lac, has released upon his own recognizance, Michael Oman, who has been
held since last September on a charge of assault with intent to kill. The case is a
peculiar one.Oman, who is a Finlander, cannot be tried for the reason, that he does not
speak English and that no one can be found who can converse with him in his own language.
During the months he has been in jail he has learned to say "tobacco" and