A drunken row
Stabbed on the street – The Montreal Daily Herald Jan 8, 1886
At an early hour, yesterday morning, a row occurred on Notre Dame Street, in the vicinity of Chaboillez Square, between seven men who were under the influence of liquor. During the row one of the men, named Joseph Despatie, received a severe stab in the face. The police of No. 6 station arriving on the scene the combatants made off, and no arrests have so far been effected.