The Fort Wayne Sentinel Wednesday 30 Jan 1884 page 1
ti. John Shoota Browning Fatally! HI Partner. ' Blookisoton, Jan." 80. Word baa just been received from ' Elklnsville, "k mall village fourteen miles east, of a terrible cutting; and shooting 'affair; which will result In the death of Edward Edward Hall, a well known farmer, at the hands of John BrownlDg a neighbor. neighbor. For some time a partnership has existed between them In a sawmill. They got along nicely until last Bator - day.j A sharp controversy arose about a 'wedge hammer, inblch' both threatened "Tengeance, t Yesterday morning they met at the mill, and woida paaaed. A. ecufflensued,and Ball opened a knife, when Browning drew' a ;t"eolTer; and shothlrn,10' ball taking effect neaif the heart, xolnc .upward. When Hall felli;face iore uost, Browning took theknlfe from hli band and stabbed him in the back. Both wounds were bad enough ibproTe fatal. Hall wwallTe at noon bnt cannot lire. Browning has been arrested.., Hals a eon Cf John Browning, Browning, a', much respected citizen, o! Brown county.