June 21, 2014

Man Killed in Row At Republican Primary Election, 1909

Previously:

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[June 18, 1909] -

KILLED:--Lum Sowder, a son of Riley Sowder, shot and instantly killed Bill Bullock at Dallas Pulaski county last Saturday.  The trouble was the result of an election difficulty, this being the day on which Pulaski's Republican primary was being held.  We are told, that Bullock was advancing on Sowder with a knife when he fired the fatal shot, which took effect just under the chin.  Sowder was immediately arrested and placed under bond. [1]











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[June 18, 1909] -


We regret to known of the killing of Bill Bullock at Dallas, Pulaski county last Saturday, as a result of a shot fired by our neighbor, Lum Sowder.  We have been unable to learn any of the particulars of how the trouble started, more than it was the outcome of an election brawl. [2]







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[June 22, 1909] -

Lum Sowder shot and instantly killed Bill Bullock at Dallas, Pulaski county, Saturday.  The trouble was the result of an election difficulty. [3]




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[March 15, 1910] -


For killing William Bullock in Pulaski, E. C. Sowders was sentenced to the pen for two years. [4]




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[1] Excerpt from "Local." Mount Vernon Signal, Mt. Vernon, KY. June 18, 1909. Page 3. LOC. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86069561/1909-06-18/ed-1/seq-3/

[2] Excerpt from "Pongo." Mount Vernon Signal, Mt. Vernon, KY. June 18, 1909. Page 3. LOC. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86069561/1909-06-18/ed-1/seq-3/

[3] Excerpt from "In Neighboring Counties." The Interior Journal, Stanford, KY. June 22, 1909. Page 1. LOC. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85052021/1909-06-22/ed-1/seq-1/

[4] Excerpt from "In Neighboring Counties." The Interior Journal, Stanford, KY. March 15, 1910. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85052021/1910-03-15/ed-1/seq-1/

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