November 6, 1895
The trial of Sam Blum for the murder of Mr. Simon Stein was begun in Monroe last Thursday. Friday by noon the following jury was empaneled: B. F. Walker, J. T. Lawson, J. A. Fowler, W. R. Noah, J. T. Goodlet, B. A. Hudson, J. S. Ford, W. H. McCormick, W. W. Corhella, S. W. Freeman, W. F. Brooks, H. E. Haggard. The examination of witnesses lasted until Monday at noon when the case was argued by District Attorney Madison, E. T. Lamkin and L. E. Thomas, for the State, and C. J. Boatner, F. G. Hudson and W. D. Munholland for the defense. At 7:30 Monday night the case was given to the jury who at one o’clock rendered a verdict of guilty of manslaughter.