1895-12-27 - Stack Lee - 400

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1895-12-27 - Stack Lee - 400 - RESULT OF A FEDD. Christmas Killing Said t Hav...
RESULT OF A FEDD. Christmas Killing Said t Hav Four Hundred's" Vengeance. 'tha If Information Imparted to Coroner Walt Friday is true the shooting of William Lyons by Lee Sheldon alias "Stack Lee' Christmas was deliberately planned and was lhe result of an old feud between two negro factions. Lyons was a relative of Henry Bridge-water, Bridge-water, Bridge-water, who keeps a saloon at Eleventh and Lucas avenue, and a step-brother step-brother step-brother of Charles Brown who killed Charles Wilson In Bridge-water's Bridge-water's Bridge-water's resort about Ave years ago. ' Brown was acquitted. Wilson belonged to a club known as the "Four Hundred," which hangs out at Bill Curtis' saloon. Eleventh and Morgan streets. Lee Sheldon is President President of the club. On account of the killing of their associate, associate, Wilson, the members of the "Four Hundred" are said to have sworn vengeance vengeance against the Bridgewater crowd and the killing of Lyons is said to have been a direct result of this feud.. Coroner Wait will give the matter a thorough investigation.

Clipped from St. Louis Post-Dispatch27 Dec 1895, FriPage 3

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (St. Louis, Missouri)27 Dec 1895, FriPage 3
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