James H. Tate

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James H. Tate - WATER VALLEY. Bloodhoandi oa the Trail of a Bad...
WATER VALLEY. Bloodhoandi oa the Trail of a Bad Neajro. Water Valley, Miss., April 19. -James Tate, a prosperous fhrmer, living about one mile north of this crty, and Eugene Aiken, a negro tenant, bad a difficulty Saturday evening, in which tbe negro attsempted to kill Mr. Tate by cutting at him with a knife, making several efforts, but failing. Tate came to town, and getting the sheriff. C. R. Cook, both went back to arrest Aiken, bat be saw them coming, and protecting himself with s shotgun.' maue his escape to the wooda. Sheriff Cocke sent immediately fcr the county bloodhounds, which are kept at Coffeeville, and put tbem on the trail of Aiken. Tbey took it readily, bat up to thla time tbe negro haa outwitted them. It has been learned that the negro ls a fugitive from Justice in Kentucky.

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 20 Apr 1897, Tue,
  3. Page 8

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