The Dallas Journal, Volume 51, 2006 Page: 32
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Pleasant Valley Killings - 1897
church doors were closed. Women screamed,
and several men climbed out the windows to see
what was going on and to restrain the angry men
and prevent bloodshed, if possible. Their efforts
Constable Bane of Garland was in the
city yesterday. His account of the fight tallies
with that given by Mr. J. T. McCollum, which
was published in The News yesterday morning.
It is claimed that young Jones, should he survive
his desperate wound, will not be prosecuted. It
is alleged that Garrison opened fire on Tom
Jones after killing the brother of the latter.
July 1, 1897 The Dallas Morning News under LOCAL NOTES
Thomas Jones, who was a participant in
the Pleasant Valley shooting bee Sunday a week
ago, is convalescing. He was shot and
dangerously wounded, but, contrary to the
predictions of the attending physicians, he is
mending rapidly and will be about again in a
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