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SIX KILLED IN BITTERJITTLE Slain During Fierce Quarrel Between Two Brothers on Farm. *«•*, Wis, Jan. M—(/iv-Six persons, four of them children under under 10 years of age. were dead today today from bullet wounds inflicted during a bitter quarrel between two brothers working a farm 19 miles southwest of here. Two others were severely injured. The dead: Lawrence Leflay, 37. Mrs. Leflay. his wife, about 38. Ylrgie Leflay, «, daughter. Beulah Leflay, 7, dughter. Phyllis Leflay, 8, niece. Virgil Leflay, 5, nephew. The injured: Marvin Leflay, brother of Lawrence, Lawrence, 35. Mrs. Marvin Leflay. 36. Sheriff Victor Seline, of Pepin county, said the mass slaying was eommitteed by Lawrence while he and his brother. Marvin were doing the chores on the farm last night Both families live on the farm in separate homes. The Pepin county sheriff said the shooting followed, an argument concerning a barn on the farm neat. Be amid she told him she feigned feigned death so her brother-in-la< would believe htr dead. She and her husband were removed to the Lake City hospital. Marrtn Leflays condition today was reported as "fair." No inquest win be held. Sheriff Beline said. Correction which burned down last March. He said Lawrence accused Marvin of setting fire to it, and that the the rwo had had frequent quarrels over Lawrence. Seline said, shot Marvin Klow the heart shortly after the Ight started, and then struck the tatter's wife over the head with butt end of the revolver, felling her. Lawrence then entered Marvin's louse, took the two Marvin Leflay children to his home, and sent his wife and two daughters together nth them to a bedroom, ordering the four children to lie in bed, the sheriff said. He then shot the four children through the chests, fired a shot through his wife's forehead, and timed the gun upon himself. Seline added. Roger, 4, a son of Marvin, escaped. Information of the tragedy was received by authorities from Mrs. ifanrin Leflay. Sheriff Seline said be woman crawled to a neighbor's tome after she regained conscious- nod with Federal Judge Patrick T. Stone, of Madison, on this question. Judge Trimble also told the Wisconsin Wisconsin attorneys that if they found any error in an audit to be submitted submitted by the Madison accounting firm, he would have a check made any reputable firm of accountants accountants they desired to recommend. The city of Hurley has collected 85JOO on the total tax levy of 185.428 185.428 for the year and not $52,000 as stated in the story released yesterday. yesterday. With $25,000 forthcoming this month from mining companies about $*5,000 remains to be collected collected before February 1, the deadline deadline for collection at the present tune. BLOW TORCH STARTS BLAZE; DAMAGE $25 Fire Damages House on West Aurora Street. A fire caused by a blow torch used in thawing frozen water pipes was extinguished by the fire department department at S p. m. yesterday at the Dedo residence at 264 West Aurora street. The fire, second of the kind In the city in recent weeks, started In the basement and burned to the second floor inside a partition. Damage was estimated at $25. The fire department used chemicals to the blaze. Briefly Told The regBktf meeting of Bey Scewt Troop 5 will be held in the American American Legion clubrooms in the Memorial Memorial building at 7:30 tonight. All members and boys over 12 years of t who wish to become scouts are asked to attend. The OH Fellows of Barley win hold their annual installation of officers officers at 8 o'clock tonight at their hall. QUICK 9CTING *o* naacoric FOLEYS • CkBck joor ooofb befae H frts met Check it with Fofcr'i Hooey * Tar Cough Sjmtp which relieve* throat rawneai, irritation, ticktmc */MHf MJfmtfy. Allay* coughing;. Speeds recovery by helping; break up couth. Spoonful promota cough-free tletp. Contain* no narcotic* nor *tom*irh up*ctting drugs. Jdecllor children. At all (button. 30c and 6fc.

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  1. Ironwood Daily Globe,
  2. 18 Jan 1938, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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