Shot a Peacemaker 1903
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Date: 2/18/2017 at 20:39:33
Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, Jan. 5, 1903
Shot a Peacemaker
Manchester, Jan. 5. – Will Work, a butcher of this city, was shot yesterday by Richard Rogers, a blacksmith, the bullet entering his arm, procuring a wound that is painful, but not serious. Rogers was taken before a justice and placed under $5,000 bonds, which he was unable to furnish. Rogers had been drinking, and before the shooting became involved in a quarrel with a fellow boarder at a Main Street restaurant. Work had been called upon for protection by the proprietor of the eating house.
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