Killing at Mayfield - Holmes

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Killing at Mayfield - Holmes - IJ d od od R 14 C to I KILLING AT MAYFIELD...
IJ d od od R 14 C to I KILLING AT MAYFIELD Mayfield Ky Oct l1Jolm Hob son yesterday shot and killed Ira Holmes colored on Hoteons farm near Scdalia Hobson shot twice both balls taking effect within an inch of each other over tho right eye nnd produced instant death Hobson hOUleF diately came to the city and gave himself up to Judge Webb and was rooet leased upon a bond of 99000 110SI claims leltdefensohi Monday morning the negro who was a cropper on Hobsons farmwant some rails to build acorn pen and i Hobson told him to goto a certain place in the woods where some rails were stacked and got what were need The negro replied he waa going to get them off the fence to which Hobson objected Tho conversation became hotter when tho negro jerked a wagon standard and threatened to kill Hobson Hobson turned and went on o the hone Yesterday the negro came to the field where Hobson and two > negroes were at work and attempted to pull a gun when Uobsen shot him

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  1. The Paducah Sun,
  2. 21 Oct 1903, Wed,
  3. Page 4

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