Clipped From Lebanon Daily News
On Trial on the Charge of Assault With Intent to Robert Peiifer, Defendant, Testified he was Vl$n| w Of Robbery Several Nights Prior to Shooting iiSf 1 And Had Set Trap ' Robert A. Pelffer, proprietor of the West Lebanon hotel, was this morning morning arraigned before Judge Henry and a jury at the March criminal sessions on a charge of assault with Intent to kill John Varholy, 19 years old, of South Lebanon township, by shooting him In the back on the night of January 2, last, at West Lebanon. Var- holy testified that ho had spent the evening skating with a lady friend on the old Union canal basin, at \vest Lebanon, and was walking homo- ward, having just missed the last street car, when he waa shot. The bullet struck the lover of ono of the skates he had thrown over his shoulder shoulder and were hanging down his back. The lover was knocked off tha and tho spent bullet pierced coat, under coat and sweater ,aad?letf$f f!||j! a mark on his »kln beneath tin which It did not penetrate. A shot, Varholy declared, Just his head, but he had no Idea the third shot struck, for h« 8OtigKip;|||| shelter. Varholy declared he had reaciiff|| 4 *" ed a point aboujt one hundred J ~*- H::i ''-'"' east of the hotel, whon the • shot was fired; that he had no£ an attempt to enter the that he had" not even been pavement In front of the' plitc8>' remained In the street. Hi (Continued on Pairs Seven >'3 '