George William Orrill's Barber Shop Murder

hairbizy Member Photo

Clipped by hairbizy

George William Orrill's Barber Shop Murder - M,-000. MURRAY ABLE TO TALK. TELLS THE STOKY OP...
M,-000. MURRAY ABLE TO TALK. TELLS THE STOKY OP HIS STKTJO-GLE STKTJO-GLE STKTJO-GLE WITH BTJCKNEB. - Mike Nolan Came To His Beseue Just In Time and Proved Himself a Hero. rltrolman 1 Murray, who was so severely wounded In his life-and-death life-and-death life-and-death life-and-death life-and-death struggle with the negro Buckner In G. W. Orrill's barber-shop. barber-shop. barber-shop. Sunday afternoon. afternoon. Is still holding his own. and there Is now every expectation of bis recovery. recovery. He was able to see bis wife for a little while yesterday morning and told her ot the circumstances leading up to the negro's death, and his own narrow escape. His story establishes the fact of Mike Nolan's heroism. He said: "I kept ad- ad- OFFICER WILLIAM MURRAT. vanclng on Buckner and. after he fired the third shot. I closed in on him. I managed to get hold of both bis hands and threw them back over his head so that he was unable to use either his knife or pistol. "I was so weak from loss of blood that I could only stand this, way and hold him. Just then Mike Nolan ran in be-hind be-hind be-hind me and. lifting up my heavy uniform uniform coat, handed me my pistol with the remark: 'Here's your pistol. Now. use IU . -: -: "I caught the weapon, letting the negro's hand tall for a moment, and before before he could get at me. 1 shot just below below the right ear." Patrolman Murray's story Is at variance variance with that told by Welnts, and it Is to be supposed that Welnts was so excited excited that his eyes deceived htm as to the exact position of the men when the fatal Bhot waa fired. Nolan Is a young fellow about twenty-five twenty-five twenty-five years of age. and is a barkeeper at Tom McLaughlin's saloon on the northcasrt corner of Baxter and Hamilton avenues. He was standing standing at the bar when some one told him that a fight was In progress at Orrill's barber-shop. barber-shop. barber-shop. He Jumped across the bar and had lust reached the door of the saloon when the reports of the three shots rang out. When he reached the shop he found Murray struggling with Buckner and nothing but his prompt action succeeded in saving that ' : . - i 1 "V Cr - : " V.

Clipped from
  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 09 May 1899, Tue,
  3. Page 10

hairbizy Member Photo
  • George William Orrill's Barber Shop Murder

    hairbizy – 19 Jun 2013

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in