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Killed - C. D. Phillips - 17 May 1888

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Killed - C. D. Phillips - 17 May 1888

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Article from the Abilene Daily Reflector, Abilene, Kansas, 17 May 1888 reads...


Cincinnati, May 16 - Marshal Bowen of Carthage, a village ten miles from Cincinnati, shot and killed C. D. Phillips last night. The killing was done in the Council Chamber in the presence of the mayor and the village officers. Bowen had refused to prosecute a man who owed Phillips $10.50. Hot words followed and the Marshall pulled his revolver and shot Phillips. Bowen is in jail on the charge of murder.

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