Hard Trip

A murderous assault with a crow bar for the purpose of robbery was made at Deadwood upon Newton Beal. He was heavily struck, and narrowly escaped being killed. He recognized James Merrill, a companion, as his assailant. Beal had on his person about $700. Merrill is now in jail.

Bismarck Weekly Tribune, 8/9/1889


Posted 08/06/2015