Larned, Kas., Dec. 24 – Warner Tilter, who killed Horace Tibbs last summer in a dispute over the respective merits of the Sons of Veterans society and the G.A.R., was acquitted to-day. The Emporia Weekly News, Emporia, Kansas. December 30, 1886. Page 2. © Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council of Genealogical Societies, Inc.