|BROOKS FAMOUS CALHOUN CHARACTER|
Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm of the Calhoun
Creed Requests Clarification
We are requested by Constable W.C. (Creed) Brooks to say that he was not
when the altercation between himself and Murry occurred a few days
as has been reported.
Brooks says earlier in the evening he had Murry
arrest, but released him upon the promise of his friends to see after
He was taken to a room, and about midnight Brooks went into the room
some purpose, and Murry attacked him, one of his friends holding the
Brooks warded off the blows as best he could, until Murry
to hit him with an empty beer bottle.
He then struck him with a
bottle laying him out for some time.
All of which, he says, he
in self defense.