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A D E T E C T I V HE. SLAYS HIS EROTHUR-IN-LAW IN AN IMPROMPTU DUEL. mil! Six llim.'S lViliv:cil by Ylu(c-KM~,Y C u t t l i i u Mii!.!itiou Ul A t l a i t l l --"HIL- frur.iu Case. FonT S M U H , Ark., August 27.-- Capt Joo KvuriilKO, UniU'd Stnte.s murslml anil ra'.'roail ilctuctivc on tho Frisco between this plnri'and Paris, Tex., killed his brother- iu-l:uv, Win. l.uther, last night in tho waitiUK room nt Oooclland station, Choctaw nation. This was the result of a family feud sprung up ic 18S5. Kobert E. Peeler, Cap- win W. H. Ford, William Luther nad Everidgo were all brothers-ili-law bv marriage. marriage. In JauuAry, 1885, T'oelor kilted a Euug man named Bell Bingham for alleged timac'r w i t h bis wife. He Burrondercd re, aad Ford came with him as his beat friend. He was convicted of manslaughter, and the president grunted him a pardon. After his return home he and Ford fell out, iu February, I8S8, Ford killed Peeler and was himself sorerely wounded. He also surrendered here, and was iudteted for murder and gave bond for hla appearance. On the_8Sd of June, 1888, William Luther killed £ orn in his (Lather's) own house. won arrested anfl brought here on the 17th of June, but bond was refused In his case, and he remained In jail until February 8, 1589, when ho wo acquitted, as man; claim, on fraudulent testimony. Everldgo wa* agaluat Luther In thin case,'o» he believed believed thaf. Ford had been foully murdered. After Luther's acquittal ho wont back to tho territory, and, It la understood, has been making threats against Everidge, Last xxlxbt be was sitting In the waiting-room at Goodland wh«n Everldgs onme in. As soon as he entered Luther attempted to draw his BUD, hot H hung In bi» clothing and Bferluge got iu the first shot, following it up with another, killing ht man, who sul3 succeeded In getting bin pistol off once «n-l without effect. Kveridge la a quiet and pcaoenbU man, very popular throughout tho territory, but is a dangerous man to tamper with. Tho Central opinion Is that h* acted in self-ue- feDne, u he is too br»ve to kill a man he was compelled to. The widow of-Luther has been married six times and nil ot her husbands have been killed, jet she Is a joung looking and handsome woman. A STABBING SENSATION. Atlantic Cltj Kiel ted Over tho Ray Hamilton Hamilton Affair. ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., August 37.--There A in to tho In for due on at for but the wal the brother-Inlay look of wns Of shot was the

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 28 Aug 1889, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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