One Lawyer Carves Another

Schwartz, W. B. - 1892-10-24One Lawyer Carves Another

BRAZIL, Ind., Oct. 24. – W. B. Schwartz and Albert Payne, prominent attorneys, fought in the streets over a court case in which they were interested. Payne knocked Schwartz down. The latter arose and drove a huge knife into Payne, cutting him in a horrible manner about the face and neck. Schwartz was arrested.

“One Lawyer Carves Another,” The Connersville Daily Examiner (Connersville, Indiana), p. 1, col. 4; digital image, Newspaper Archive ( : accessed 15 February 2014).

7 thoughts on “One Lawyer Carves Another

    1. Genealogy Lady Post author

      It definitely surprised me as well. But I can definitely see how someone overwhelmed with carrying for a sick wife might have snapped. Stuff like that takes its toll on people.


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