An Editor Shot Dead.

GALVESTON, Tex., May 6. — At Hempstead, Wednesday, Joseph H. Farr, editor of the Courier, was shot dead by J.J. Cloud, a justice of the peace. Farr had published a statement that Cloud was $1,000 short in his accounts with the county. Cloud was arrested.

(Also see the Daily Chronicle, Marshall, Michigan, and the Atchison Daily Globe, Atchison, Kansas and others of the same day.)

"An Editor Shot Dead.", Janesville Daily Gazette (Janesville, WI), Thursday, May 6, 1886, p. 2, col. 5.