Silas Cheek cold cocks the man who hit his brother with a beer bottle

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Silas Cheek cold cocks the man who hit his brother with a beer bottle - engagements that make it impossible." Fake Foot...
engagements that make it impossible." Fake Foot Race at Brookfield Ends in a Free-for-All Fight On South Main street in the business business section of Brookfield, last Sunday night, there was a frame-up foot race, which ended in a fight, in which Ernest Ernest Hamilton got the worst of it, according according to the Brookfield Argus. The framed victim in the wager on .he foot race was a highway or road worker, who bet Hamilton five dollars that George (Bunk) McKinney could beat Hamilton in a foot race. In order order to beat the such, Hamilton and McKinney McKinney had an agreement that Ham- Iton should win', and of course he did. Then "Bunk" wanted half of the winning. Hamilton, having received the money from the stateholder, 'refused 'refused to split it with McKinney. There were hot words, and Hamilton knocked knocked McKinaey down with a beer bottle after which he threw the bottle on the ground. Then Silas Cheek, age 14, a half brother of McKinney, picked up the bottle and "cold-cocked" Hamilton, Hamilton, in the vernacular of the street. In other words, the boy beat up Hamilton, Hamilton, with a beer bottle, to a finish. A doctor was called for Hamilton, who patched up his face, chin and jaw. Hamilton was, however, able to be out yesterday. It was, according to witnesses, a case of one man starting a fight, and a boy finishing it with the same empty empty beer bottle as a weapon of mighty force. • '. . night few that a few Maudie letter of proved said parents their "It money nothing wired stated for a to largest began flowing display The explosion St. hailstorm yesterday

Clipped from The Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune07 Jul 1927, ThuPage 17

The Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune (Chillicothe, Missouri)07 Jul 1927, ThuPage 17
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