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AN INCIDENT OF RIEL'S FIRST RISING.

the men captured by the pb^ls^diiring the Caradsnn insurrection was one named Scott, active and energetic on side, and had, it is Raid, enemy of Riel by JKp^niously ejecting him from a !^TOm||n one occasion in which- this J^ra||oadf spoken slightingly of the was court-martiallrd by j||||||BJjelgy!and his execution waa thus Globe ab the time : — ||piißff^ufch concerning this horrid hi^p'oi^|iß \alniost too revolting for 5 but I have the most unfor the following |||i|j|£:T^T;he unfortunate young man executioners about 12 day, and while he was IllPuWfrjpn the ground a drunken half- '*° hi' n *° finish him with '-•: This fellow was so drunk, ||filJpNj^safc he put his pistol to r>o >r and the ball, below the temple and forsimply grazed the skull, near tlie eye. The ohot victim, and he was thrust r C&lHrj, and placed in the bastion a half-breed sentinel. The cold, and while tbo pacing his rounds at 11 : . heard Scott calling out He did notundersaid, but Riel and others |g|fff|snm m'onod , and to these Scott said: I^^^Gr^d's - sake either finish me, or this, for I am freezing.' ffi^^a^fally 11 hours after the poor been thrust into his coffiu. breaks off as far as any|pD|plß|cerlbainly known. Riel and one «th%|^hoie : name is not known were their victim, and the pistol shots were heard, day at noon the was distinctly heard in his coffin. ||||||||!aTOrv; ■; :< wheri he was buried, through a ghastly j^|on|in*his iorehead, and he bore the ■j^lidjlife-like appearance of one hut B||®|y|^ead. This is a horrid story |^^|^Bu| it is. firmly believed by the men in the settlement. that Riel refused to give |ul|i£|P|j^y "fa c a lastly witness Kimßelf and his fellow butchers. Megledled to state thai; the first three effect in the unfortunate |fr|!g!|!!bVdjV and that neither they nor by the drunken halfto be necessarily Ip^llptfatiy think they were not. The gn^eill^DOt talked of in the settleRiel to have it reWiiMwsisty Hli ? half-breeds profess |^isb'e;iieyA,'' the statement that Scotfc

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AN INCIDENT OF RIEL'S FIRST RISING. Hawkes Bay Herald, Volume XXII, Issue 7170, 23 May 1885

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