01/04/1882

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01/04/1882 - by resolute stabio- than bur- carriage point...
by resolute stabio- than bur- carriage point hini- tho a but foi* Asli- inudw of tbo -AghLind, Col- At a late hour last night, a young McFbail, an ax-con vice for horse-theft, killed at a house cf ill repute, by Spocifcl Ofttcar McLennan, wh/lo resisting oriost. Ic appears tbat early in the m'jut tho and ono Jeff. Ake, recently pardoned out the penitentiary, where he was serving a for horse-stealing, abused a colored man Ill's wife, who were returning in a wagon church, by whipping their horses, and subsequently threatening their lives with drawn rovolvers. For tbis OlHcor "Watts with Special Officer McLennan, searched for tho partitfi, and finding them in the at SailioDoggel's, proceeded to arrest them. As soon an Watts informed Che mon that were arrested, both drt«r thoir pistols, per- coiving wblch tho offlcor knocked ono off gnllery and cHwchcd with thu other, who immediately flrod, wou.idijig Watts In tho loft side. , McPhail then aimed his revolver officer, who, seeing his danger from' that quarter, called on McLennan, who wsa un, to tako pistol . shoot McPhaiL McLennan obeyed tho order, Tiring two and shooting McPhaU turo^gh tho heart. ' was thon d d' and lodged in j;iiL inquo*t was held to-day and the jury a vurdict of justifiable homicide.

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 04 Jan 1882, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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