Thursday, October 23, 1879 - Page 4

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Thursday, October 23, 1879 - Page 4 - A "RUN IN." Tho Schrocder and Goodrich Men In,...
A "RUN IN." Tho Schrocder and Goodrich Men In, dulfflngr in Fisticuff Irlike Dady and Dave Wilson f lavo a Bout A flght, which nearly resulted in a riot, oc curred, last night, between tho sappOrtors of Mr. Good. rioh and tho partisans of Mr. Sohroedor. About 9 o'clock "Mike" Dady, Superintendent of Sewors, a warm supporter of Schroodor, with B. B. Sodgwiok, Barney Mulholland and others, who favor tho election of tho ex - Mayor to tho Sanatorshlp, met in White's saloon, on tho corner of Myrtle avenue and Fulton stroet, a group of Goodrich men, among whom wero David Wilson, James Fay and Thomas I. Hughes. Thore is a feud of long standing between Wilson and Dady, and when they mot they glared at each othor liko a pair of tigers. Dady began the fuss by offering to bet $700 to 41,000 that If Goodrich ran Schroedor would carry the Twentieth Ward. Fav euffo - nflrjvl Twentieth Warder was best qualified to speak for tho ward. Then old quarrels wero reopened, and the "Nod" Web3ter flght was brought up. Finally, Wilson and Dady CAME TO BLOWS, and began to pummel each othor unmercifully. Fay and others endeavored to part the mon, but it was nse - less for some timo. Mulholland, who is a redhot supporter supporter of Schroodor, joined in tho scuffle, and dealt Wilson two or threo heavy blows in the face, cutting him badly. It looked for a moment as if tho flght would become gonoral. Dady sprang for tho water pitcher, and would havo broken it ovor Wilson's head had it not been taken from him by tho bartender. The combatants combatants wero finally separated. Both wore bruised, and blood streamed from tho face of Wilson, who was badly cut. Both mon doclared that they would havo revenge. Wilson and his friends finally wont uptown, whero they were followed by Dady and some of his friends. Thoy met onco more on the Hill, and were only prevented from piimmollng each othor by the interference of bystanders. bystanders. The encounter was tho subject of much discussion discussion among the politicians to - day.

Clipped from The Brooklyn Daily Eagle23 Oct 1879, ThuPage 4

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle (Brooklyn, New York)23 Oct 1879, ThuPage 4
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