Rube Barrows 1889
Submitted by Terry Jackson

Weekly Gazette Stockman
Reno, NV

A Desperate Contest (By Associated Press)

St. Louis, Oct. 26.--A special says that Sheriff Morris of Blount county, Alabama with a posse, cornered Rube Barrows, the outlaw, and his gang, near Oreonta (sp? Oneonta), last evening. A desperate fight ensued, in which Deputy Sheriff Aidenton (sp? Anderton) and citizen Penn Woodward of the Sheriff's posse were killed. Barrows escaped to the swamp where he is surrounded.