San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, CA, 8 Aug 1892,

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San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, CA, 8 Aug 1892,  - I D1ASIIBLM1 A Notorious Desperado Fate George...
I D1ASIIBLM1 A Notorious Desperado Fate George Hudson Killed by Officers Twenty Hurderg and a Lonjr List of Inferior Crimea oa Bis Rrcord - Special StsMten lathe cxaonci Jonts Mo August 7 George Hudson a notorious thief ana terror of the Southwest who has twenty murders to his credit was shot and kilted about H oclock last night in hi saloon at Granby while resisting arrest When A farcical trial at Bolia resulted in hjt acquittal on the charge of murdering Jit How - ard and with which case thenameof - a wealthy St Louts family was connected Hudson hoisted the black flag and swore to drive out of the country all who bad ttstifitt against htm which he proceeded to do The necessity of ridding the country ot him became so urgent that an inquiry was set on foot aa to nis career in Colorado and one of his pais in that Stale fur - nisned sufficient evidence foe his arrest in connection with a heavy robbery there A requisition was secured from Governor Francis and an officer of this city left for Grauby last evening to arrest Hudson accompanied by an officer from Colorado and four deputies They arrived at Granby about 10 oclock and found Hod - son in his saloon The officers entered and called for two boltles of beer Hudson took the bottles from an ice - chest and as he turned around Officer Stout covered him with a revolver and called upon him to - submit to arrest Hudson with an oath caught the OS cars revolver with his left hand and struck him s vicious blow with a beer bottle on the right eyev Hudson struggled desperately for the possession of the revolver and the officers were com - peilel to shoot him Officer Babe - dow fired the first shot and the ball struck Hudson in the head Stouts re volver was discharged in the struggle and the bnliet passed through Hudsons heart The officers carried him to the pavement and put him down dead This raornths the posse went to Neosho and gave themselves up to the Sheriff Hudsons career of crime began in Mississippi while he was yet a boy He killed a negro there and fled to Missouri About eignteen years ago he killed a German shoemaker at Granby and subsequently killed a deaf and dumb man who had knocked on his doof at night while drank In 183L at Granby he killed N O Tabor and J U Uoodykodntz the latter being the Postmaster at Granby The Potlofflee had been robbed and Goodykoontz attributed the crime to Hudson and Bdd Blunt Hudson killed Goodykoontz for charging the crime against him and he killed Tabor because the latter endeavored to prevent his killing Goodykoontz His next victim was Dr L G Howard of Joplrn whom he killed on tbe night of September 16 1SSS 1

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