1914-01-14 WHITAKER - BULLETS RIDDLE KENNESAW HOME 2 OF 2
BULLETS RIDDLE KENNE&AW HCiMF rka.iviVa.OA FT flUJIIX : be quoted, declared: I "This is only the beginnina - of tha trouble. I am very, much afraid that!, there will be bloodshed over this bank failure vet." Continued from Page One. against Whitaker, but also against J W. Bennett, who was president of the bank. It is further reported that an attempt was made to poison Will Bennett a brother of the latter, some time ago. Bloodshed Predicted. So tense is the feeling in Kennesaw over the affair that the citizens hein - tated to talk freely about it. One ! to Te Quoted decla^l0 UnwIllln« | failure y Mr. Whitaker, who was seen Tuesday, said: •1 know of no reason why Fite should have shot up my house. We were not on very good terms, it is true, but we had always spoken to each other and r areamea ot nis doing a thing like - that. Mrs. Whitaker i* almost prostrated with fright by the ) have been shooting. - While in jail, Fite sent for Fred Mor - riB and' Judge Newt Morris to represent him in the trial ot the case. Fite la Indicted. The grand Jury found two indictments against Fite Tuesday afternoon. ior snuuwng at a residence and "hiKhway. The defendant has been released on bond, but his attorney, Fred Morris, declared that he would^ give bail early Wednesday Mr. Fite had nothing to say in regard to the charge which has been made against him. but his attorneys declared that the defendant would protest his innocence and that the case would be fought to the last ditch until he was vindicated. ootn tne parties to the bank fail public : Mr. rite having several close relatives who occupy high positions with the Western andjjs.tlantic.