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Subject: [IN-SOUTH-CENTRAL] Lawrence County: Affray with Stonecutters LeavesCharles Gaussen with Multiple Stab Wounds
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 10:29:12 -0400
Lawrence County, Indiana
Cincinnati (OH) Daily Gazette, August 18, 1880, p. 2.
BLOODY STABBING AFFRAY AT BEDFORD, IND.
[Special Dispatch to the Cincinnati Gazette]
Bedford, Indiana, Aug. 17-A bloody and desperate affray took place on High
Street, the principal thoroughfare of this town, last night, the parties to
which were Charles and Emil Gaussen and three stonecutters employed in the
quarries near the town. In the melee, Charles Gaussen received nine stabs,
two of them in the abdomen with knife plunges to the handle. His wounds are
very dangerous. The affray caused intense excitement in the town. All the
parties except the wounded man were arrested.