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 - A Murder TrUl at Hhorinan. ISPECLIL TO Tn«...
A Murder TrUl at Hhorinan. ISPECLIL TO Tn« Nxm.1 BIIEEIIAN, December I.--The case of tho State of Texas vs. Nowton Chance, charged ·nlth tiomorderof E. Jnnlus Foster, ia twenty-three years ago, was taken np In District Court this afternoon and after considerable time a jury was impaneled. H. F. Young, of Ban Antonio, was the wltcees placed on the stand, and the of his testimony, was that on the night 10th of October, JSOS.Newton Chance and Young went with B. Junlus Foster to letf.deiicecf Jas. Chiles, on North Travis and that in a short time he heard Foster out that he believed they intended to him. In a few minutes he heard the a gnn and then saw three men ride idei lined the defendant as the man who the shot that tailed. J. H. Cummins, ot Pottsboro, In this was next placed on *tbe stand, and tcs:lQed that about desk, on the 10th day of 1SCS, he w»s walking up North Travis when be berd what he thought to be gunshots In quick sncccssiau. He hurried to scene, and found E. Jnnins Foster in R condition from gunshot wounds in his side. He told him (Cummins) that Jfowtoa Chance was the man who did it. Judge C. C. BinKley was next placed stand. He testified to having helped carry Potter to the office of the Sherman Patriot, which he (Foster) was at that time editing. Ho-svas district judge at the time. Cox "Voting were tried for implication and foand Several other witnesses were examined, tho cose is still slowly dragging along, and evidence will no be completed. before tomorrow. · A uliimge coincidence In this trial la indictment was filed on December 1, ISlJj--ju«t twenty years azo.

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 02 Dec 1885, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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