Dispute of Water Supply Leaves 2 Dead

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Dispute of Water Supply Leaves 2 Dead - ‘Dispute Over Water Supply | Ends in Tragedy j...
‘Dispute Over Water Supply | Ends in Tragedy j Wife of One of Dead Men Seriously Injured; Children of Two Families I nhurt dne toi th Î Eft th ; ee ; m fa the Alpin- FRON’, Tuly It- — Otto ¡ \L Air- ne. f,ii meri. Jim WcAlpin« ilea vounded in a local i und J A. Claxtofi is held . 4 t -, ... . 1 . , Ä r d, aft«f*r the hono» In which !.l M’ Alpine famiUea »ar Head ed themselves W«« nto atnoon today. The >*c, whl h occurred on a. ix mile s north of (’ameron. to hav e followed a dispute se of w iter from a well on by fari* said tl i«t Claxton s daugh- ïr« Out iti, was forbidden by who % va« overseer of the >n whlch she wa« living, to * water from a certain well «hing p urposes t y. it i« «aid, Junlk called at ne. in company with ine an*-i l repeated his re- Shortl y afterward, report« ibi ria, xfon went to the Mo- home. here Jumk and Me, with I '••th »»f th-lr families. ne hind bs**d door«. Clax- said to have opened fire on me with a Winchester, Junik, ine Hnd Mrs Me Alpine, left 0 . 1 - fro m the rear, the two dead from bullet Mrs Me Alpin« being ! - WOU rob d n were unhurt, Roth « ho we re middle-aged, were s of Inr» ce families. Mr«. Mey 1» exp • • ted tn recover.

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  1. The Waco News-Tribune,
  2. 24 Jul 1924, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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