The Farmerville Gazette
April 1, 1931
Murder Cases To Be Tried In Court In April
Among the several felonious cases which are set down for trial in the district court here beginning on the third Monday in April the regular petit jury term, there are these especially serious cases.
Esau Lowery, charged with the murder of a relative, Dan Lowery, on the third day of last December was arraigned before the court last Friday morning and pleaded not guilty. The case was fixed for trial on Monday, April 20th. The case is No. 6913 on the criminal docket of the court.
Another murder case is that of No. 6912, a murder Carthel Holloway, charged with the murder of one Fuller Evans in the Bernice community on the twentieth of last December. The defendant was arraigned under the charge last Friday morning, pleaded not guilty and the case was fixed for trial on Tuesday, April 21st.
In No. 6915, Tim Cullins is charged with the murder of Nan Cole on March 20th, 1931. This case was fixed for trial on Thursday, April 23rd, after the defendant under arraignment Friday, had pleaded not guilty.
Another felony carrying a heavy penalty and which will also come up for trial at the April court is the case of the State against Clarence Wall, charged with lying in wait and shooting Humble Thurston with a shot gun with the intent to commit murder on the fourth of last October. The defendant was arraigned and plead not guilty to the charge and the case was fixed for trial on Wednesday, April the 22nd.