Combination Theater assault 1903

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Combination Theater assault 1903 - A CUTTING 13 ALMOST FATAL. Joseph Ryan of the...
A CUTTING 13 ALMOST FATAL. Joseph Ryan of the Combination Receives Receives Two Serious Gashes. While trying 10 eject Jack O'Keufe, an ex-pugilist, ex-pugilist, ex-pugilist, from the balcony of die Combination ihi'at.re last night j Joseph Ryan, a bartender at the place and a brother of John W. Ryan, the proprietor, was assaulted by O'Keefe with a knife and received two ugly although not serious gashes, one down the side of his face and the other across the side of the nock. Ryan Is in St. Joseph's hospital and O'Keefe is in the city jail. After the gashes in Ryan's face and meek had been inflicted O'Keefe was knocked and pushed part way town the stairs. Officer John Elward had rushed up the stairs, and meeting O'Keefe, turned him over to a man named Conroy to hold until It could be ascertained bow seriously Ryan was injured. Conroy and L. B. Early hustled O'Keefe out of the front door and started m the street In front of the Bullock hotel Mayor McDonald McDonald stood .talking with Bonnie Gold bloom. The mayor sow O'Keefe is sue from the theatre, covered with blood, and hearing of the cutting, throttled him. John Mclnerny, ex-' ex-' ex-' police officer, stepped in and when the mayor waved him away Mclnerny truck the mayor in the face. The mayor paid no attention to the blow nntil he had seen O'Keefe turned ov-r ov-r ov-r to an officer. By that time Mclnerny Mclnerny had disappeared. Mclnerny afterwards appeared in justice court and gave himself up. He acknowledged acknowledged striking the blow, but said he did not know it was the mayor until atftei wards. Justice Early released him on his own recognizance until ths! morning. Mr. Ryan's Injuries will probably --.Jeave --.Jeave --.Jeave his face terribly scarred. The a

Clipped from The Weekly Pioneer-Times01 Oct 1903, ThuPage 2

The Weekly Pioneer-Times (Deadwood, South Dakota)01 Oct 1903, ThuPage 2
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