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will address IS IN JURY'S Two Boy Claim They Saw Defendant on Night of Killing. Sylvania Ga. May 17. Special. The Jury in the case against J B. Hlers. Charged with the murder of Willie Randall of Augusta took the. case at 8 o'clock tonight. At 11 o'clock IX was ascertained that on agreement had been reached and the bailiffs were or dered to pro lde sleeping quarters for the jurymen for the night the Judge and the court officers leaving the courthouse However a large crowd of people who were at the courthouse were loath to leave believing that the jury might send for the Judge later. The defense today put up two school boys. who testified that they were with Dr Hlers in a moving picture theater in Sjlvania on the night of the killing Thg prosecution did not attempt to break down this testimony other than to contend that the little fellows were mistaken Dr Hlers' statement was a long one taking about three hours He declared that he did not commit the crime and attempted to show fallacy in the state's contentions Randall the murdered man was an automobile driver of Augusta and Dr Hlers. who is a veterinary surgeon is charged with having lured him into Scriven count and murdering him for his car The body was thrown into an old well near Sylvania and discovered several das afterwards Hiers was arrested in Miami. Fla where his family had moved and Randall's car -was found In his possession The defendant claims to have bought the car from a man named Edward 'Williams in this county but the latter has never been located gln HIERS MURDER CASE HANDS K ling 13. Hie. I or- provIde I the l 'lvanl& I a autom Jblle Mlamll .1L8 JNJURY'S Th wa county hi an ' - - - > ¬ . - - - ¬ * , ! - . . . \ , - \ . \ ' > . , . , . ( . ) . . , , . ' . ' , ¬ > , ¬ , ¬ , . ' , * ' , , . , } . , , ¬ ' - ' ¬ , , . ! . . , . - - - . - : . ) ' : : , - . ; . . . . , : . . . . , : . - - . . . . . . . , . - . , . ) ' , ' ) ' . ) ' & . . , . . > . ! ! ) ' . . < . . ' : . . . . ' ) ' . . ! . ' . . . . , . ' . . ' ! > : . ' ' - , : ) - - . - , - - - - . - . -

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  1. The Atlanta Constitution,
  2. 18 May 1916, Thu,
  3. Page 9

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