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Bullets Fly When Men Try to Kill Mule

July 10, 2009 |  2:00 am

  July 10, 1889, Mule Incident

July 10, 1889: Two men trying to shoot a sick mule nearly kill a neighbor. The mule had glanders, an incurable disease passed in public watering troughs, so they shot it five times. One of the bullets almost hit Mrs. Maria Ybarra.