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TW O ARE HELD IN COLES JAIL ON ASSAULT CHARGE Br Staff Correspondent Charleston "Colonel" Ralph Henry, operator of the "Blue Heaven" Heaven" resort east of here and well known horse racer, and Bruce Buckler of near Westfield were arrested arrested by Deputy Sheriff Mac Cochran and local policemen early Tuesday morning on a warrant for assault with intent to kill, sworn out by Grady Evans of Charleston before Justice of Peace Tom Sanders. Sanders. Both men are held in the county jail here Spending arraignment. arraignment. Policeman Arthur Corbin was called to the residence of DOra Niles Shoemaker about 1 o'clock on a report of a gun battle. Grady Evans, a resident of the house, reported reported to the officers that Henry and Buckler had been there with shot guns and shot through the rear door of the house. He had re ceived some of the slugs from the guns. He in turn, had fired a .32 j revolver, and had hit Henry in the ! right hand. A local physician ex-' ex-' ex-' traded the bullet at the jail Tues- Tues- j day morning. According to Evans the two men had been at the Shoemaker residence residence earlier in the day, and, after a quarrel, had threatened to come back later. Two shot guns were found on the premises of the resort by the officers. officers.

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  1. The Decatur Herald,
  2. 01 Nov 1933, Wed,
  3. Page 13

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