Playing With Matches

The Bismarck Tribune gives an account of a murder at that place, on New Year's eve. James Brooks was the victim and the murderer was Corporal Roland. The murder took place at a ball or orgie given at a house of ill-fame, and was the result of an old grudge. At first fight was begin, during which Roland drew a pistol and shot Brooks in the head, killing him instantly. Roland is in jail.

The Bismarck Tribune, 1-20-1879

Mashed Finger

Posted 01/11/2012