Contributed by Susan
Description: Virginia Briefs: Snead, McGann, Whitehead, Dunford, Franklin, Johnson, Stanton, Saunders, Mosby, Tate, PritchettDate: August 3 1910
Newspaper published in: Washington, DC
Virginia Briefs: Snead, McGann, Whitehead, Dunford, Franklin, Johnson, Stanton, Saunders, Mosby, Tate, Pritchett
"Dock" Snead and his son were arrested Monday night near Massies Mill, Nelson County, charged with the murder of Meredith McGann, who was found dead on his porch last Friday morning. The men were to be given a preliminary hearing by Justice Whitehead.
E. B. Dunford, a wealthy citizen of Tazewell County was arrested at Roanoke yesterday on the charge of bigamy, and is being held for the authorities of Tazewell.
John Franklin, colored, who was arrested Saturday night charged with operating a blind tiger in Lynchburg, was yesterday fined $50. Franklin recently bought and paid $11,000 for a fine residence.
Robert Johnson, colored, is on trial at Lovingston by a Nelson County jury on the charge of murdering John Stanton, white, in his door in lower Nelson County last May. Forty or fifty witnesses have been summoned, and it is expected the trial will be concluded today or tomorrow.
A little son of Armistead Saunders of Ashburn, Loudoun County, was scalded to death by overturning a boiler of hot water on Monday. He was about 2 years old.
The board of supervisors of Loudoun County, in recent session in Leesburg, appointed a commission to confer with the Maryland authorities in regard to purchasing the bridge over the Potomac River at Point of Rocks with a view to greatly reducing the toll rates. The bridge is now owned by a stock company.
The annual reunion of Mosby's men will be held in Herndon on September 3, and the people of that town are making extensive preparations for the entertainment of the veterans.
Julia Tate, aged 7 years, daughter of the Rev., and Mrs. D. P. Tate, was run down by an automobile in Danville last night, suffering a broken left arm and cuts about her head. The machine was in charge of a chauffer for Dr. C. W. Pritchett and was running slow at the time of the accident. The child was struck by a rear wheel.