Lem Foust murder of father Ransom Foust
Greensboro Patriot: A countryman who travelled from McLeansyille to Greensboro Saturday was refused drinking water along the roaa. The buckets have been removed Irom the wells and tne people are in dread of a water famine. The like has ! never been known before in this section Unless Unless rain comes within a few days there will be great suffering. In an altercation. altercation. last Sunday, between Lera Faust and Ransom Foust. son and father, then latter was killed. From the evidence before the coroner it set ms that Le.m and Ransom were both drunk. They got into a dispute when the father struck the son with a fence rail, and was in the act of giving a second1 blow when Lem clinched him and threw him to the ground. In falling he struck a box, inflicting fatal injuries and causing death in about two houra. Lem was arrested and is now inpail.