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I I ONLY AtT ITALIAN 3IUSICIAX A Harder ta Jener City td Vrobakiy Will Not Excite Mneh Attention A strolling Itallaa musician whoso name I reported n August Llttlcgon and who lived In Houston street in this city wont Into John Loftuas saloon 560 Grand street Jersey City at 1 oclock on Saturday night with two other musicians William Heidelberg Sr and William William Heidelberg Jr of 199 Forsyth street Tho place was crowded with halfdrunken men After the three musicians had played Bovoral tunes ono of the musicians went around with his hat soliciting money They were ordered from the saloon and angry at not getting as much soon they expected they muttered some remarks which caused caul the men in the place t follow them Into the street Angry words were exchanged between some of wors mon and tho ltlns but no blows were struck Tho musicians with their instruments under their al thinking that tho row won ended started started down Grand street toward tho Pennsylvania Pennsylvania ferry They had got only a few blocks when tho men with whom they nod quarrelled outside tho saloon attacked them from behind thomfm bhind Llttletron wan knocked down but tho two HtldeJbr succeeded in getting away without without being badly hurt Two of the lon kicked JLiUlegon in tub face and bead while he lay on tho sidewalk Policeman IlcCoj I who lives in tho neighborhood heard tho Italians cries henr IaUans but before he reached him tho assailants had escaped When the policeman arrived on the scene Litllegon was arve face WW covered with blood from a number of wound Ho remained unconscious until ho died at 6 oclock last evening Patrick Con tello aged 43 of 560 Grand street Jersey City and Patrick Carroll aged 39 r 6U3 Grand street woro arrested Thoy admit having been in tho crowd that followed the musicians tat mulcl but say thoy did not strike a bow

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  1. The Sun,
  2. 09 May 1887, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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