Clipped From The Courier-Journal
But He Must Face Still ArJ. other Chance of Murder. K 1 Sylvania. Ga.. Nov. 20. Solomon Zei, ler did no crime in killing Sheriff ll Bellinger Brooker at Goliad churcp Sunday. October 13. 1895; at least so thje Screven county jury has decided, bringing bringing in a verdict of not guilty at o'clock this morning. The verdict was read in the presence of a crowded court-house, court-house, court-house, and defendant's friends shook his hand warmly, and when it was announced his mother was much affected. She has taken active Interest In the trial, remaining remaining by his side during the entire hearing. Solomon is not a free man yet. ' He is playing a continuous performance in Screven county Superior Court this week. His trial for the u urder of Sheriff Sheriff Brooker ceased last night, and with the jury in this case out debating on a verdict he was brought Into court again to-day to-day to-day as defendant tn another case of similar gravity. He is charged, together together with William J. Walker, with murdering George Bellinger, colored, January 4, 1K95. Walker had been in jail with Corrll and Solomon Zeigler for some months. Bellinger was shot down In his lot by two men who drove up to his house In a buggy. The grand jury indicted Solomon Zeigler and William Walker for the crime at the November term. 1895. This is the first time the case hs been called. The Hon. Thomas Watson and coterie of attorneys, who appeared for Solomon Zeigler yesterday, are again engaged In this case. Solicitor General Beverly Evans, assisted by E. K. Overstreet, are the prosecuting attorneys. The State moved for a continuance, but Watson fought It hard. The State was given time to make a showing for continuance. continuance. '