George Washington Kohloff age 8 shot by friend

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George Washington Kohloff age 8 shot by friend - i Paul Kohloff. agad 8a.nd bla flra-year-raont...
i Paul Kohloff. agad 8a.nd bla flra-year-raont , old brother, Georfa Waahlnctoo, war tandln In front of their home at 163 I Kaat Ui;ih Btreat laat nlht at 6 .10 o'clock ! , upon aoma pigeons In tha street. Ha waa entirely unaucceasfuL and then, accord-n.i.e , ool..t. u Oeorc- i SHOOTS HIS PLAYMATE. Boy Hit Just His Father Was 8v ntsen Years Ago. when nlna-year-old Frank Smith cama along with hla air rifle. 11a stopped and v n hlblUon of hla markamanahlp I Washington Kohloff. " txn't ahoot him. Taul quoted hlmaelf later aa aaylng to Frank Smith. " W ell. h told ma to ahoot him." an-awered Frana. according to Paul, whereupon he pulled the trigger. The bullet struck Georg Washington Kohloff Just aoove the r.ght eye. He fell to tha pavement, acreaniing, and Frank Smith ran homo. Tha Injured boy was hurried a a ay to Harlem Hospital. Th doctors hadn't located tb bullet early laat nights lt. McDonald aald that If It hadn't struck tha boy glanclngly It would certainly hav killed him.' There la a possibility that h may die. - Frank u 1 . i- . . . Smith waa arrested at hla home. t'aul Kohioff, Br., tha lad a father, waa shot juat above tha right aye seventeen years ago. rasing th sight of that eya When his younger son was born five yeara ago on Washington's Birthday, ha wrote to President Koosevelt. aaylng that he waa going to nam him after the first President. Mr. Kooeevelt congratulated him on that fact In a latter, which ha has preserved.

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 31 Jan 1910, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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