Tuesday, December 27, 2011

1905 :: Killing at Vogel Mine


Dallas Morning News. December 27, 1905. Fatal Result of Mexican Fight. Special to The News. Cameron, Tex., Dec. 26. -- Deputy Sheriff M.M. Johnson returned yesterday from Rockdale with Salvador Rodriquez, charged with killing John Martinez at the Vogel coal mine Sunday. The prisoner was placed in the county jail. His left arm was accidentally shot by himself, the ball passing through it and making a bad wound. Sheriff Johnson reported there was little to be learned about the killing, as it occurred in a Mexican camp.

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