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Description: Old Feud Erupts with Shootings at School-House

Date: May 9 1884

Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL

Source: Library

Page/Column: Page 1, Column 6

At Long Branch school-house, Guadeloupe County, Tex., eight miles from San Marcos, at the close of Sabbath-school last Sunday a difficulty occurred resulting in the killing of Houston Geary by Gus Scrutchins. Wiley Watson, in endeavoring to prevent the parties from fighting was shot through the shoulder. Five shots were fired, two by Geary and three by Scrutchins. The difficulty was the result of an old feud.

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