Clipped From The Atlanta Constitution
Biy H Reynolds Kills George Cox as Han IEALOUSY WAS THE CAUSE Beynolds Separated from His Wife a Short Time Since COX WAS VRITII8 THE Mrs. Reynolds Says Her Husband Was Jealous Without Cause Cox Killed While .on His Knees Albany Ga. December 31 Special Af about 8 o clock tonight Thomas H Reynolds shot and killed George Cox in this city The killing occurred near the house of Reynolds wife from whom he had separated a short time since and from the best of information seems to have been the result of Cox a attention to Reynolds wife which Reynolds resented by shooting Cox twice at close range with a bar el shotgun. Witnesses say that Cox was shot to his knees and then asked Reynolds not to shoot him again I have just come in on the freight said Cox and have seen none of the folks 111 settle your freight said Reynolds and with that he shot Cox again the load taxing effect in the head killing him InV stantly J Cox was a timber man engaged ln rap log on the Flint His home was in At lanta where his mother lives and he/has a brother In Americus. The killing is the first tragedy /f the kind that has occurred here in yers and ha created a sensation. Reyn ds is a one armed man with florid csfaiplexlon thin visage blue eyes and chin irhlskera Reynolds surrendered to Deputy Sheriff Godwin a short time after/the tragedy and was placed in jail Mrs Reynolds in an InteAlew said that her husband tried to brea/ into her nous Immediately after be hw shot Cox and that it was her cries 0 at frightened him away. She claims Reynolds was in sanely Jealous without cause and that she had separated fr/m him because of his brutal treatment Sne denies any Improper intercourse with Cox and says he had boarded with tvem before she had separated from Reynolds and that he was kind to her and her children and that she garded him/only in the light of a go friend. j U to " i t is to of .Y1.SITtIG E 10USE Cox 31. 'A o'clock H. shpt.and e adsepa- riled lnfonva.ton'seems Cox's W1tresses say' ask d Re lds n t gain. 1.1 llave on. ox d' h ve r "I'll C x th61pad. in. in in. "Ills as In" .t- : Amerlcu,5. f o ed yeP armed m < c plexion ty after the jall. Inte 1ew berhusband bre house lnu was trlght ed claims' Reynolds In. Bane y. with t e. 'f m e and. m "rated d r him n1y nd. t ge it1 c -in 'H4 TktAT ALA t iousy WAS.THE wi OUSE Whileon HI ees. If 1nforixa.tionseems ju .a thefirst ReyndS Ih.lskers. iiJd t/t th eaIou withy t/em he.was h re goc4 L----L I -In , , - , , . - . , , . ( ) ¬ ; ¬ , ' , , , - - . ' ' , " , ' ' , ' , , , ¬ ¬ , , / . / ? , * . , , , " / & , , / * < . / ¬ , , / , , ¬ , , , / . / / . . . , . . , & . - ' . , ' . - : . - ' - . & ' . . . : . ' . ' . ! , ' . ' ' ' , ' , - - - : . : ' . . . ' . . , ' " ' . " ' , " . . . , . . . . " " . , , , . . ' , . ' . . . , . . - . . ) . . . , , ' . . . ' ! . . ' ( . ! ' . ' . . " , & , . . . . , ) . - , ! . $ : - . , : . ' - : . . : _ ] & & . . . . ' : . - . : - . . - - . . - ' . " $ . . ' ' . . . . . / ' . ' , / , / / / ( . ' / \ : : : - . , . - ! , - .