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Other Himes - .Another horrible tragtd; la reported In the...
.Another horrible tragtd; la reported In the following dispatch to - the Sintihcl, dated New Alban;, 20th i : Yesterday afternoon a double traged; was enacted In Harrison count;, near the town of Georgetown,!! this uonntv, growing growing out of an old feud. Stephen Aoltmnn and Joseph Himes. a desperado of Harrison Harrison coont;,have beenenemies for;esn. Several years ago Ilimei killed Aultman's pigs, ana aampeo uem in a aucn in iront of thelatter's door. Aultman, who is an inoffensive citizen, complained of this treatment and bad Dimes arrested and placed in jail at Corjdon. This so incensed incensed Himee that he swore he would kill Anltman. and. the result shows that be carried out hie threat, , . . Yesterday Yesterday Uimes took bis rifle, loaded It; and went to the field where, old man Anltman, his ion, a bo; of nineteen ;ears old, and hit wife and daughter were work ingV Stepping np behind ' the fence he took deliberate aim and rd. Anltman fell to the ground and Uimes) Jumped Over the fence and ran toward his victim. Seeing Seeing him ooming, Aullman called to his son, sa;iog, Himee has killed me. Then ma son, Dating a noe in nu nanas, ran op to his prostrated father. - ' About the time the bo; reached bimj Himei struck the old nan on the. head with the butt end of his gun, to prevent which the son rushed at him. Himes then struck him on the .head, fracturing bis skull. The bo; fell, and while in a 'semi - Insensible state from the severe iojurr, struck bim with the.hoe, the blade striking Himes on the ton Dt the bead, literally ontlins it in twain, producing death instantly. Young Aultman is not expected to survive his injur;.

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  1. Fort Wayne Daily Gazette,
  2. 31 May 1870, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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