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Ardoyne - Honmi, La., Jan. 26. Lact Monday Mr.: Paul A....
Honmi, La., Jan. 26. Lact Monday Mr.: Paul A. Druilhet, manager on the Shaffer Bros.' Ardcy&e plantation, sbot aud fatally wounded Mr. Felix Gantreatrx, .the stabler on Ardoyne plantation. Tbe particulars of the bootleg are not obtainable at present.' as there , were only ne- ne- or two witnesses to the hcoting, cd these witr-esses witr-esses witr-esses are silent. Mr. ImllLet claims that I be atooting was done in self-defense, self-defense, self-defense, and that Uautreaux was attacking attacking him with a large stick when he fired tbe fatal sbot. After tbe shooting Mr. Dm II-het, II-het, II-het, whose face and cne hand was brnUed by the blow, or blows, of tbo click, rode to Hon ma &nd surrendertd. This morning, as Cautreaux's condltloa did rot grow worse, he was released on a $500 bond, which waa rtadlly fnrrifbed by Ma friends. Late this evening, new readied Houma to the cflect that the wennded man, Uautreaux,, is linking' and tbe doctors do not think there is any possible possible hope of hia recevcry. Both parties, are well known in the community, and both are old men. Tbe affair Is deoply regretted bere.

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 27 Jan 1898, Thu,
  3. Page 12

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