1913

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1913 - MICH. SUNDAY, JUNE 8, AMUCK UND ! KILLS THE...
MICH. SUNDAY, JUNE 8, AMUCK UND ! KILLS THE Stabs Indian Then Kills Two Men With Gun Near Sault St. Marie MAKES ESCAPEIN WOODS Big Posse Scours Country in Search for Man Wantedfor Triple Triple Murder (Special to th«* Morning Press) Sault Ste, Marie, Mich,, June 7.— Sheriff Hone and a p«»sse of und«*r- sheriffs and police are scouring th«* country between Sault Si«*. Marie and S»>o Junction in search for Joseph Tovens, a Russian P«du, wanted f«>r the killing of an Indian and later James James Sutton and Albert Scribner, uti- dersheriff, at Brimley Friday night. The Pole became involved in a quar- r«*l with Joseph Teebels, an Inidan, in that village and fatally slabbed him. Th«* Indian is near death, murderer tl«*«l to a lumber Wehhshurg conducted by lols. Sutton and Scribner were notified of the tin* alleged slayer of Lat«*r the camp near Otto Sell­ ai Hrimley crime and that th«* Indian was I in hiding near Brimley. Heavily armed, th«*y went to the place where th«* tnan was concealed. As they approached th** place, tin Pole was discovered and placed 1111 d«‘r arrest. Th«* officers neglected t«> scarch tin* man, but placed a hand cuff about one hand and started t«i lead him toward fix’ railway station Suddenly It«* shoved his free hand in his coat pocket and pulb'd out an automatic revolver. B«*f«ir«* the deputy could raise his gun or his companion mak** any move toward defending themselves tin* fn- gaiive fired five times. Every bullet took effect and the two officers Ml The Pole ran and disappeared in th«* W'OOtls. When the men were found they w«*re dead. One had been shot through iln* head and one through tin* heart The alarm was glvvu and poss«*s were quickly formed and began pursuit. pursuit. News of tli«* killing was flash«*<1 flash«*<1 from town to town and in an hour hundreds of armed men were scouring the country in search of tin* murdered. If the man should b«* over taken or cornered, no one believes he will b«* taken alive, ll«> is desperate, vv«d| armed and evidently a good slu>t. Sheriff Bone left tin* Soo «*arly this morning with fiv«* deputy sheriffs t«> preserve order at Brimley, where (Continued on page eight.)

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  1. Escanaba Morning Press,
  2. 08 Jun 1913, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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