Jesse Sandlin, Jr. 1876
A 3Ian Killed by a Blow from a Club. Mr. Jesse Sandlin. Jr., a gentleman residing, in Onslow county, was struck on the head by a colored man Friday night last and died on Saturday.' The circumstances are as follows : - " Mr. Sandlin has a large farm which he rents out to colored tenants and on Friday night last a number of these people from the surrounding country mct'at the farm and held a ball. During the progress of the ball a row took place, and Mr. Sandlin i-. - crossed over from his house to stop it. As he went, in the room he recognized a man who was working with him, whom he told to come out of the house. TJi fellow declined to do so, and commenced quarrelling, v whereupon Mr. Sandlin kicked and knocked him downf The man gained his feet and, seizing a club, struck Mr. Sandlin over tlie head, fracturing his skull. Mr. Sandliu, Who w as in ui insensible state, was taken to his boitf and ;died on Saturdav night from '" I'fiV'cts of his wound. ; ; The murderer, who is very much grieved over what he lias done, assisted in' con- I - -. ..... veyiu'g Mr. Sandlin home, and then delivered himself up to the proper authorities, by whom he has been placed in jail to await trial.- ! " ' - '