Louis Schaler

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Louis Schaler - INTEREST IN THE STjTCHES. Schaler Hag Two '...
INTEREST IN THE STjTCHES. Schaler Hag Two ' Cork Legs, but Bona Fide Wound was ? Found. ' A dlsput'e arose In police circles to - day regarding a cutting affray In which Louis j Schaler. a former railroad man. was the victim. It was reported to headquarters that Schaler bad been cut In the leg, and that - It required fourteen stitches to close the wound. A number M the police who knew Schaler made Inquiries as to what part of the leg was Injured; They asked for the details.' and ' Schaler, . who was locked up on the rharge of 'being drunk, refused to tell who handled the knife. However the 'patrolmen did not seem to be Interested in the identity of the assailant, assailant, but In the Injury. It finally became knaw.t to those who did not know Schaler that the Injured man has two cork legs, and the controversy was as - to how he could receive Injuries to his legs that would require stitching. - Dr. Reed, of the dispensary staff, settled the matter. He said Schaler' s leg was cut above the place wh're the artificial limb was fastened on. The - prisoner was fined $1 and costs t for being drunk.

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  1. The Indianapolis News,
  2. 03 Oct 1904, Mon,
  3. Page 4

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