Force, Emma The Brooklyn Eagle 11 Dec 1907, p18. City Marshal
;a(,n j.e Emitted using his pistol but t self-defense, a," 1 .. ... as a fierce bulldog had been set upon j him. Miss Force said that they had not ; i , : I re-was recov- CITY MARSHAL IN TROUBLE. Chased by Bulldog- When He Sought to M.tke Attachment Use of Pistol Caused Arrest. The recklessness of a city marshal in discharging his revolver without sufficient cause was responsible for the arraignment of Matthew F. Mulvihlll, SO years old, of 1982 Lexington avenue. In the Flatbush court this morning. The complaint was made by Miss Emma Force, whose goods he had tried to at- culled In the protection of the dog until the marshal, by flourishing and firing his revolver terrorized them. Magistrate Steers held the defendant in $1,000 bail for the Orand Jury. The stories told by both parties and their witnesses conflict in several par- i ticulars. According to the statement of : the young woman, on November 13 the ' marshal called in the absence of her father. She and her mother met the man in ibt- vestibule of her homo al lbll Fur- 4 u.i ,nnrl or foot Ho QPTVPfl writ nf Hi- ,athmeut up0n them, but ihey promised to have the father settle the matter, so told Mullvhlll to call ill the evening. As ! Miss Force tells the story he then puil"d I his pistol and broke in the door. She i and her mother followed him into the house. In the apartments were two young children, but the marshal waved his weapon and threatened to use it. Finally he did lire three shots, which lodged in the floor. Miss Force, her mother and the children ran screaming from the apartments. They loosed a bulldog and the animal at once started in the marshal's direction. .. Ho sought safety ln flight. Magistrate Steers decided that his case should go before the Orand Jury and denied the request of the man's attorney that he be released on parole. He fixed ihe hall at 111,000.