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The Cape Girardeau Democrat
The Cape Girardeau Democrat
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Description: Shot the Fiddler. MASTERSON, LAKEY

Date: March 26 1898

Newspaper published in: Cape Girardeau, MO

At Bradleyville, Taney county, Scott MASTERSON'S son was married, and the event was celebrated by a dance at MASTERSON'S house. A difficulty arose and a fight resulted, in which MASTERSON shot Jake LAKEY through the breast. LAKEY was a fiddler.

Submitted: 05/09/16

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