Priceville, AL Rusty Musket Explosion, Nov 1901

HIS GUN EXPLODED.

Sam Yarger Killed and His Son Seriously Injured.

New Decatur, Nov. 15.---(Special.)---While out rabbit hunting today near his plantation at Priceville, Sam Yarger was shot dead and his 9 year old son was seriously wounded by the accidental explosion of a rusty musket in the hands of the former. Yarger is a well known farmer. His wife is prostrated with grief.

The Montgomery Advertiser, Montgomery, AL 16 Nov 1901