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of IN X- TOOL OF BLOOD/ Cltizeu of .Valdosta GasHed- t to the Hwui With aaT A Valdosta Oa. October M.MSpedal- Marion Nelson wealthy citizen and a farmer was found in his room last night In a- pool of Mood with a fearful gash' la the back of hi bead -l The blow was evidently Inflicted wlth'an ax. and w 3 with murderous Intent. -Nelson' live almost In' tire heart of ht city and during the "summer has been sleeping in a little cottage In his yard his family occupying the main-dwelling housed 'He sold'several bale of. cotton .from his farms near here yesterday and It Is up posed the attempt to kill hto was for the purpose of .jobbery. X "he'grojcarpenter who was In .Nelson's yard about supper tlmo with a hammer and hatchet was arrested bufthere was no evidence against him and he was released. Nelson was slightly Intoxicated during the evening and a negro was seen on the streets "aft supper trying to get him home. He was found about o'clock by a negro woman On the place Ho -was completely exhausted from the loss of blood and several physicians were at i work od Mm some time before the flow was stopped H ls-stlllin a 'dangerous condition J\ The attempted assassination occurred within block of. the place wJier negro" boy was held up and a negro. Woman was stabbed by footpads Friday night. -pi ct I 'm 'E1A W a1thl'.Cit1Zeu i.GWied ani : 'rocm.last rht' l it OQia'nu ttea.r.tu1'i 'The"blow.waa' evtdentlytnf11et wtth an. i14O V i\ th.1. O t t i 1'.i'N n .os..t.ln't.m .11. e.art.'o.f'.P1' anddurtng "aummerhas. .I e ! 'C t ige t 'r rd(1 main dwe1l1ni.hoUJ l H sold re.-.1 aJeJ/ t- QttoJ\1romlhla r i rorf e An groS'Utpen O'W" In Nebon''ard bQ f IIU i1mo.1th' er ti ag hlman4hwui .va. sU btl7snt xt a.te4 waaseeI ontlle .t Hew o cloclcb1 J wOman.tlJ p 1t'UicqmpleteI7 'exh&ustedtrom .the'l e I phy 1c1 na1Vere "ork' hIni eom.e.Ume. 1 e.to.r. th&t10.WWU. top Is blOCltot. p.1acew er n I -uheld and' negroWoma.n 1 st&b bi.footpad.s Ih1. "j DO'1'TE1ta10wmT IN froyi A Ithy ead sa AL lO- Spec1en-- MarlonNelson apool backof l andwas Nelson 1n dwelling He several cotton.frono- It' Oup. blmwp.s th negro.carpenter .fter 8 t eO10etllue flowa.estopped.Hj is- a of a. boy.waheld. F'nIdsynlght. TROTTEBS wmza ty I , ; . * ¬ , " ' ' . ¬ - * / " ° " ' * . * , . , - . ) ; ; , * - , < * ? , - > ' ! . , - ' * ' $ " , , , - ' ' * , . * , * * . . " ' , . ' , ! , , . , . _ ' , - ; ; , ; , \ . " . : . " ' : " " " " , : : . ? * ; [ . ; . . ' . : . . ( " . , . ' : . _ ; ; ' ( . ' ; ' . : } . ' ' . " ' . ' ' . ! . : : ' , ? . ' ; : : ; " ' ; , ' : \ . . : " . ' . ' . . . ' . , . ' . ' , ' ; , . " , . , \ . " ; ; . ' . } ( ( ( # , ( : . : ' : . / - ' , ; : : = ; ' , ( : ' : : . . , : ' : ) " : , ' : . ' . ' ' . : . ' . : . ' . , ( . . . - ' . . . . . : " . \ " , : , ' ' " " , . : , . ' , : : . . { ' & ' . . ; ' " ' , : , & : ) . " . : , . . , . . , ' ' . . . ; : ' , : . , ' & . . ' . . . , ' $ , ; : . : : . , _ . _ . . . . . \ . - , - - - , ' - ; . . : - : ' . . . - . . ' . . , . . . . , . ' . & ! . . ; ' . : ' . . ; . . , ' . : . . - : , ' . - .

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  1. The Atlanta Constitution,
  2. 11 Oct 1896, Sun,
  3. Page 5

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