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Game Of Cards Results In Fight

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Parent Issue
Day
1
Month
August
Year
1902
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

Rudolph Graff, a plasterer employed by John Kocli, the cotitractor, and who appeared about town Friday morning wearing a beautifully decorated eye, applied to Justice .Doty for a warrant for the arrest of Gottlieb Schneider, whom he accused of being responsible for the diseolored condition of nis orb. As Graff was not able to give security for costs, Justice Doty postponed the issuing of the warrant until sueh a time as Graf could make good. According to Graf's story, he was wooing the fickle goddess of fortune at a game of cards in a Washington street saloon last night, a game in which Mr. Schneider is also said to have been deeply interested. Trouble arose, it appears, over the dealing of the pasteboards, when Schneider, it is alleged, took the law into his own hands and 'handed Graf a terriflc blow. At t]iis juncture the game ended, at least for Graff, for when he was next seen it was in Justice Doty's court toda y .