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Carrizozo Outlook
Carrizozo Outlook
Contributed by Loren H

Description: Negro Slain

Date: August 24 1905

Source: my granary

Word was received at Sante Fe on the 11th from Texico,Roosevelt county of an affray in which on eman was killed and the other fatally wounded. George Stout, cook for a construction gang on the New Mexican Western railroad, a white man, ejected a negro from his kitchen. The negro called to his aid,Teddy Reed, another negro who slashed Stout in the abdomen,inflicting awful wounds. Stout, at the same moment seized an ax and struck Reed over the head scattering his brains in every direction and causing instant death.

Submitted: 09/27/06

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