Menser Deaths

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Menser Deaths - uorjass COUSTY. A TOWS MARSHAL SHOOTS TWO HI...
uorjass COUSTY. A TOWS MARSHAL SHOOTS TWO HI A5D KILLS ONE OF THtX. Special to the Courier-Journal. Courier-Journal. Courier-Journal. Nortoxvilxjc, April S3. At Trade water, a village about thirteen miles west .of here, this evening, William Hewlett, Marshal of this place, shot aud mortally wounded one Mcuser aud killed Meuser's son. The causa was an arrest last Friday. Hewlett arrested the two Mensera for gambling, and to-day to-day to-day they claimed it was illegal and commenced to quarrel with Hewlett, knocking bim down and breaking his nose. Hewlett then drew his revolver and fired four or five shots, two of them striking young Menser in the stomach, stomach, from the effects of which be died in about one hour. Old Menser waa struck twice and is expected to die. ' The town haa been incorporated but a short time, and it was incorporated to stop the gambling. It ia a summer resort of some note. The parties connected with the shooting are natives of the village.

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 24 Apr 1882, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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