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 - ARMED TO THE TEETH Tbe Zeiglers lire Fortified...
ARMED TO THE TEETH Tbe Zeiglers lire Fortified Their Hone and Defy - Arrest. I THEIR CLAN NUMBERS 200 A Farm Bell Is To Be Bung as the Signal for Their Followers To Assemble. Savannah, Ga, October 25.— The situation in Screven county as the result of the murder of Sheriff Brooker by the Zeigier brothers, according to tonight's reports, is most serious and really remarkable for a civilised community. The Zeiglers are entrenched at their homestead about five miles south of Syl - vanla and swear that they will not be taken alive. The Zeiglers are populists and the district is strictly a populist one. They have besides a number of relatives and family connections living in the country around them, all of whom have espoused their cause and sworn - to stand by them to the death. A dozen or more of the friends and relatives of the Zeiglers remain in their house or in the immediate neighborhood, It is said, and aU are armed to the teeth. The house, it is said, is a perfect arsenal of shot guns, Winchester rifles and revolvers. It occupies a commanding commanding position and the garrison inside could do terrible execution against any party which attempted to invade their stronghold. When old man Solomon Zeigier was killed by Brooker in a quarrel over politics politics several months ago, It is said that the Zeiglers determined on revenge and counseled with their friends and relatives, Ther in the was agreed that this bell should not be rung except as a warning of danger and a signal for the Zeiglers and their fol - The bell has not been rung since old man Zelgler's death. The Zeigier following following Is said to number 200 men, who will

Clipped from The Atlanta Constitution26 Oct 1895, SatPage 3

The Atlanta Constitution (Atlanta, Georgia)26 Oct 1895, SatPage 3
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