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Blood spilled over card game

Dominic Monterane, the Italian who quarreled over a game of cards with Patsy Imperatore and cut the latter's throat from ear to ear, was arraigned before Justice of the Peace Breen, of Glens Falls and formerly charged with murder in the first degree. District Attorney Clother appeared on behalf of the people while the accused Italian was represented by James S. Kiley. Monterane was taken to the county jail at Lake George to await the action of the Grand Jury next year in April, 1910.

(Note...many Italian men came over from Italy at the turn of the century to work in the labor force on dams and roads and few, if any, could speak English. To spend the winter in a tiny cell in the cold, damp Lake George Jail, built 63 years earlier, to await one's fate was a truly terrible thing to contemplate.)

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