Frank Ites-stepson of John N. Morse
a CLAIM! 8ELP-DEFW81 Er P. Davis, Cane Belt Agcmt, 8kat Killed Fnak Itea Nesw Eagle Lake. Bpeolai to The New*. i Columbus. Tex., Jan. IB.--m Pi rjÂ«.vls, agent for the Cnne Belt Railroad at Matthews, shot and killed Frank Ites last night and was brought to ifluay and turned over to Sheriff Maves. When asked for a statement. Davis that his c?t wa* in self-defense,' as was attempting to kill him with a at ii.e time. The parties are both comparative strangers in Columbus. Â·Â·Â· Â·Â». Â«. Eagle Lake. Tex.. .Tan. 15.--In a. difficulty at Matthewsf about six miles here, last night at about 10 o'clock. Frank Ites was shot twlcp on-Â« in ti, n nrenst and once In the stomach, from effects of which he died this morning S o clock. r, ^F; 'Â£Â· ?? a "'^' station fccÂ»l for the Belt Railroad at Matthews, was Ho has bt-en agent here about a coming from f-ane City. He Is about 21 years old and Is orlglnnllv from Alexandria, I,a. Mr. Ites. tile 'dead man. Is about 36 years of age and loaves a wife and or five children. His home waa near Oarwood. this county.