Clipped From Alton Evening Telegraph
7 of NEGRO WITH THROAT CUT AWAKENS DOCTOR AT 2 O'CLOCK A, Nuys H«: \Vnn Cm Wi<h llnxor "Wlion IiciuklitK" Hut Uefusod Further I'nrtlmlurs. Dr. C. 'H. iMerrltt was aroused Friday morning about a o'clock by the rough usage being given ills night bell by some ono who was evidently In u hurry. Wiien he opt-no.l On. 1 door the cause of the visitor's hurry became apparent without any questioning. He was bleeding profusely, and examination revealed a cut about six Inches In li'ngth across tho left side of his throat. The cut however was not deep and the doctor ways tho man will recover all right. H(> gave USs name as .1 nines Snoddy and said another negro had cut him with a razor, "when I wasn't looking'', iio refuged .to sny where the trouble occurred, or why no refused to give the name of his assailant. Ilo said he knew the party and would get out a warrant for his arrest today or tomorrow.