Clipped From The Weimar Mercury
City Marshal of Waelder Is Killed In Making Arrest * ( " j News rrached here Tlmrsdny night of !a-st week that the city marshal of Waelder had been kilted by a young farmer of near that town, while thc was placing the man under arrest. The man. aceorrtins to report, j was creating a disturbance. The j marshal attempted to arrest him. but j ^".TS struck down, fallini: against the kcrrent pavement, the back of his skull fractured, from effects of which injurj- he died in a few moments. ! The farmer charged with his death ] ran from the scene, but later was plae- i A party of Mexicans passing through , ' ed under arrest and taken to Gonzales j to jail. here that night about midnight ' questioned about thc killing, but knew nothing of same, except that when they passed through Waelder a very rge crowd was on the streets, much citetnent prevailed, and the unsuspicious Mexicans said thpy -Inooght a carnival was in progress."