Bull Fight 1887

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Bull Fight 1887 - 1 Exciting Bull Fight. Io going from Galena to...
1 Exciting Bull Fight. Io going from Galena to th Bam mine, Friday, T. B. Leavenworth had a dote call for hia Hfe. When within about two milee of the wood eamp, at the end ol the Homeetake railroad, ia eaw a ateer, aoont .three yean old, lyiag in tbe road. Mr. Leavenworth attemp ted to put bim, wbto tbt animal Mai denly raited on bk feet and made a vioioaa plunge athim, ranntug on of hia bora through tbt clothing of Mr. Leavenworth and lotting bim ia lt)t air. At toon at Mr. Leavanworth ttrook tbe ground th ateer attempted to ttrikt Urn with hia front feet, but wat foiled In that, at Mr. Leavenworth clung to bit bona. Tba animal then curbed bit head in order to book th gentleman, bat before be oould do to Mr. Leaven worth auoceeded in drawing hk revolver and planted a ballet a . little above th infuriated animal't ear. Thk rather itaggered lb brute, but be prepared I for another oneltught, again attempting to ate hk horn.. Mr. Leavenworth, however, waa too onick' and fired an other ahot and thk tim killed, the brute, hitting him over the aye. It wat a cloa call for Mr. Leavenworth and ae be toolly remarked, had it not been tor hk revolver, "hk daye of nroapeoliag woald have been over."

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  1. The Daily Deadwood Pioneer-Times,
  2. 20 Feb 1887, Sun,
  3. Page 5

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