Lum Hickey shoots Sam Dyer

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Lum Hickey shoots Sam Dyer - SHOOTING IN DEKALB Lum Hickey Inflicts a Mortal...
SHOOTING IN DEKALB Lum Hickey Inflicts a Mortal Wound on Sam Dyer, the Trouble Growing Out of an Old Grudge. SMITHVlLMi. Tenn., May 16. (Special.) News has readied here of the fatal shooting shooting of Ham Uyer by Lam Rickey, near Williams' Store, in the northern part of this county. . Last December Dyer wa,s forced to kill ir:i Mlckev. In an altercation In Putnam County, and since that time bad blood has xtstnl between ine parties.. nuium) Hlckey went into the neighborhood or Dyer's home, pre tending to be buying corn, and at the same time makltiK diligent diligent Intpiiries for Dyer. He located him near the store mentioned, and they had siirni; words, and Dyer started to walk away, when he was followtd by Hlckey, who continued to abuse mm. nen some dihtancR from the place of the beginning of the trouble Mickey tirew n pistol nntl shot Dyer. A Deputy Sheriff was present ami prevented him from tiring a second shot into the prostrate ntaiy. incaey detletl the Sheriff anil positively refused to submit to arrest. The country around the locality Is con siderably wrought up over the killing. and a general lead is expect eu, as the Dyers and Hteiteys are uotli regarded as danuerous. At hint reports ijyer was Mill alive, but there are no hopes for ids recovery. a warrant lias been Issued for tli arrest of Hlckey and ol'licers have started to the scene of the crime, but It is anticipated anticipated that then- then- will he trouble In ar- ar- stlng him. xtx-iT xtx-iT xtx-iT wiiM Indicted In the Putnam Cir cuit Court for tile killing of young Rtefiey, and his trial was set for the present term of that court, which convened to-day. to-day. to-day.

Clipped from The Tennessean17 May 1904, TuePage 1

The Tennessean (Nashville, Tennessee)17 May 1904, TuePage 1
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