Taper Scott - arrests Hill District man accused of murder - Pgh Post 25 June 1879 p4

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Taper Scott - arrests Hill District man accused of murder - Pgh Post 25 June 1879 p4 - PITTSBURGH, WEDNESDAY, To-Day. To-Day. For and...
PITTSBURGH, WEDNESDAY, To-Day. To-Day. For and lake temperature clear or in the city season was market yesterday. Fourth ward their teachers sixty-three sixty-three years Side yesterday take place A number inspect the Allegheny Diamond this evening. othcials of the through the en rout to Evans & Co.'s next month. will start up prosecuted by Mrs. Sarah the prosecutrix adogowned by over the stepped through tbe leg was badly strike at the managers re the matter shut down of Chicago, MURDER 0 THE HILL. Desperate Combat Between T?vo Colored Colored Men. diaries Klcharda Ile of Injnrles Inflicted by Jobs Cireen. Last evening a colored man named Chas. Richards removed his goods from hia residence, residence, on Reed street, to a new abode, corner corner of Wylie avenue and Roberts street. He bai assisting him another colored man name! John Green. While In the act of removing some of the furniture the two got into a quarrel over the amount of mony to be given Green for his services. Tbe wordy altercation was soon followed by a pugilistic encounter during which Green kicked Richards severely in the stomach, inrticting it ia said very serious internal injuries. After the quarrel Green made himself scarce, ani Richards was conveyed to his new home where Dr. Thorn rendered medical aid. At an early hour this morning word was sent to the Mayor's office by telephone that Richards would probably not live till daybreak. daybreak. Up to a late hour Green had not been captured. Later Richards died from his injuries about two o'clock this morning. His last hour was fpent amidst great suffering. Green, the colored assailant was arrested shortly after Richard Richard a' death by Officer Scott Taper, a colored member of the force and Oflicer Tomer. Green was safely conducted to the lock-up. lock-up. lock-up. He cl aims that he acted solely in self-defense. self-defense. self-defense. There was great excitement among the colored population on the hill last night. The majority of colored people say that Richards was a civil fellow and are slow to believe that he was respouai b'e for the fight. LO( Al. 4 HI 31 E. Mrs. Wm. Col., to day, George S. tbe Masonic at Steubeiivilie. Mr. C. B. Misses Burnett yesterday left for Owen Jones Waies. Hia not expected Dr. B. F. to participate Homeo-pathiats now Kev. John Presbyterian degree of D. D Woos-ur, hio. P. H. Commander Golden Cross vice George John A. E. Taylor of Vander-gnft of Oil at the J. D. Davis, this city, taking the classic by a prize of John F. Manager of on the seventh assume bis principal competitor Miss Annie wbo has been with the has left for has it that a lie-long lie-long lie-long F. K. Myers senger and road . A. W. tbe I an Chief President of the

Clipped from Pittsburgh Daily Post25 Jun 1879, WedPage 4

Pittsburgh Daily Post (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)25 Jun 1879, WedPage 4
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