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the experiments made and it might Meaeh- the large to make it was committee of the new serve 5a- J. W. Lee Meaeham, of P. R E. Holland, of Stirling; J. C. McKay, of to assist of J. F. Edward * KtdlMn Conntr Deiperado Killed AshevUe Dispatch. 24th, News was received here today she killing of Hiram Wilson ton LaareJ, in Madison county, Friday afternoon, by Fred. Sams, a rural mail carrier, some 20 years Â»ge._ Particulars of the killing are acking. It is said, however, that Â¥ilson made Sams climb down lis wsigon, and that the mail suddenly turned on the desperado and killed him. Wilson was considered the most desperate man in western North Carolina. He was a blockaderand murderer. He killed his brother, State Senator Seeb Wilson, at Burnsville, Yancey county, four years ago. was acquitted. About two years ago he was for blockading before Judge Long, found guilty and sentenced to four years in the penitentiary. Judge Long had the man shackeled and hand-cuffed in the court room and sent to Raleigh with a guard of men. He was pardoned after a servitude. Some 12 years ago Wilson killed Young Honeycutt, in Yancey county, in cold blood. There were four trials and he was finally acquitted.