May 22, 2011

Girl and Man Fight a Duel

Mt. Vernon Signal - Aug 18, 1899

Girl and Man Fight a Duel
Mt. Vernon Signal, Friday Aug 18, 1899 
Elwood, Indiana, August 15--George Niccum, who shot Miss Neal Everling, the bullet going through her shoulder, was captured Monday and bound over to court.  Niccum and the girl had a duel, he firing three shots and the girl one.  The bullet from the girl's revolver lodged in Niccum's hip, and can not be located.  He was intoxicated, and while so, visited the girl's home, and insulted her.

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