|Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm of the
Calhoun Chronicle dated 6/5/1894.
Sherman Bee and His Brother Get Badly if Not Fatally
Just before going to press word reached us that on last Saturday
a few miles below Richardson, at or near the residence of "Prophet"
in the edge of Roane county, at a dance Sherman Bee got into a quarrel
with two men by the name of Greathouse said to be sons of the
A fight ensued which resulted in Sherman Bee being, the report goes,
cut to pieces." The supposition is that both men had used knives
on him, as a number of bad gashes were cut about his face and head,
one in the abdomen which is thought to be fatal. Mr. Bee's
brother was present and interfered and was also badly but not fatally
Dr. Connolly, of Richardson, was summoned and was upon the scene, and
the time our reporter left, a messenger had been sent to Burning
for Dr. Mitchell. We understand the parties to the affray are
arrest and will be held by the Roane county authorities to await