2 part of "witness" article 1855

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2 part of "witness" article 1855 - " hurra for Sam." , One of the men ' at the...
" hurra for Sam." , One of the men ' at the card table jure; & 1 npt and said there should be no fighting there, at the same time pulling Anderson away. Thomas then got excited and struck at Downey, and Immediately Immediately afterwards drew a knife from his breast pocket and stabbed him twice. - He then turned on Anderson and stabbed him between ti.e t - Jxd and fourth ribs, grazing OQS cf the Jungs and penetrating penetrating the heart . - From such a wound death of course ensued almost immediately. Downev waa wounded In his hand and In his thigh, bt - that . wound did not prove to be of a very serious character. character. Thomas and his friends were at once arrested, arrested, bat after, a partial examination the two - friends were discharged. - One of the witnesses stated that when Tbomaa went Into the bar - room the second time Andersoon took hold of his arm and asked him to take a drink.. Thomas refuted, and told him to let go his arm. Afterwards Anderson Anderson placed himself in a fighting attitude and dared Thomas to fight him. .Then io"ow the - striking of Downey, and the stabbing of both 1 im. and Anderson. : - . - For the defence number of wi - n -

Clipped from The Times-Picayune21 Nov 1855, Wed[First Edition]Page 1

The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana)21 Nov 1855, Wed[First Edition]Page 1
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