The Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, Utah) 03 Nov 1892 page 1
OPERA SENGERS WIELiD CASHES. Miss Dorothy Morton Cowhtdod at Cincinnati. OiNCrNXATr, Nov. 2.—[TRIBUNE Dispatch —San Francisco Chronicle Series.]—A sensational sensational cow-hiding affair on tho street between between women to-day was the.oulminatlon of troable that had boen brewing in a prominent prominent operr company for some time. Tho victim wus Miss Dorothy Morton, until recently recently prima donna of tho company, and her assailant was Miss Fannie Frankonberp. whose stage name Is Fannie Lyons, and Edith and Maud, Daniel?, sisters, all uosv belnK with the company. Miss Morton's husband, Mr. Rowo. lives here, being connected connected with Heuck's Opera House,, and when tho company arrived Miss Morton asked Manager Wilbur for a rest. Be refused refused her and she loft tho company. Mies Lyons was put iu her place, and' yesterday Wilbur applied for an injunction to restrain Miss Morton from singing with anj'other company. Tho cause of to-day's attack was an interview with Miss Morton published to-day, in which sho said amonar otborthings: "Mr. Wilbur thinks more of a dollar than any thing else. Just at present Fanny Lyons is bis favorite in tho company. That la the reason she is beins put forward. One of the Daniels girls used to be, but he is trying to get rid of her." While people were going Into the theater this afternoon M5ss . Morton started for her room over the theater. Near tho entrance she met Miss Lyons and the two Miss Daniels. Miss Lyons and Maud Daniels each pulled a rawhide and be^an raining blows on Mies Morton. Her husband Mr. Love, heard her screams and rushed from the box office In time to see tho two girls, with Edith Daniels, who accompanied accompanied them, coing rapidly down Vine street. Meanwhile Miss Morton had swooned away from pain, and her busba.nd carried her to her room uystairs. Later in the day Mrs. Morton accompanied her husband to police headquarters, whore warrants were sworn out for MlMi Lyons and Maud Danlols. Miss Lyons and Maud Daniels were arrested and taken to the -Central station. They were charged with aaeault and battery and released on bond.