The celebrated case of Mark Baldwin against Chris Von der Ahe has been dismissed and Baldwin pays the charges. Baldwin sued Von der Ahe to recover $2700 judgment secured against him in Pittsburg for alleged illegal arrest and imprisonment. The kidnapping of Von der Ahe grew out of the case, which has become famous in base ball litigation. Baldwin pays all the costs growing out of the case, and it is understood that he was successful in compromising with Von der Ahe in that he loses nothing. The terms of the settlement can not be learned, as Von der Ahe simply says that the case has been dismissed, but will not state on what grounds or what the compromise was.
-Sporting Life, April 30, 1898
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