H. "Floyd" ORDWAY is shot and killed by town Marshal in Fredonia, KY in Feb 1900.

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H. "Floyd" ORDWAY is shot and killed by town Marshal in Fredonia, KY in Feb 1900. - SHOT P0WN DEAD. A Town MnrKhnl Attempt to...
SHOT P0WN DEAD. A Town MnrKhnl Attempt to Arrest a Man Who Waa Drinking, and a Murder Follows. Louisville, Ky., Feb. 14. A. B. Mose-ly, Mose-ly, Mose-ly, town marshal of Frcdonia, Caldwell Caldwell county, shot and killed Floyd Ordwny. Ordway was drinking when Moscly attempted to arrest him. Ordway Ordway knocked him against a wall and according to report drew a knife with which he threatened to cut the marshal's marshal's throat. They met later and Ordway, who is a very large man, is .said to have seized the marshal and began shaking and threatening him, whereupon the latter latter drew his revolver and fired three shots into Ord way's body. The latter latter releasi'd bis hold and feel dead. Mosely was fearful for his safety and walked ten' miles through the rain to Princeton to give himself up. Ordway was 50 years of age and leaves a family.

Clipped from Kentucky Advocate14 Feb 1900, WedPage 1

Kentucky Advocate (Danville, Kentucky)14 Feb 1900, WedPage 1
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  • H. "Floyd" ORDWAY is shot and killed by town Marshal in Fredonia, KY in Feb 1900.

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