A Discharged Employee


Shot and Wounded President Stewart, of the Stewart Iron Works

Covington, Ky., Feb. 17 - R. C. Stewart, Jr., president and treasurer of the Stewart iron works, was shot over the heart by George J. Woelfel, 50, of 1044 Russell street, Covington, formerly one of his highest-salaried employees. The shooting took place in the office of the company, Seventeenth and Madison avenue, and the wounded man was aided to his home, 1531 Madison avenue, where his condition was pronounced not critical. Woelful was arrested by Patrolmen Doheny and Shmeing on a charge of shooting to kill.


from the Owingsville Outlook, February 23, 1905