ived a pistol from the accused shortly after the difficulty occurred.
When witness first saw the two men, Bowler and Bolling, the accused was pushing Bolling from the church door.
Daniel Brown testified that he was one of the trustees of the church.
He was there on Christmas day, and stationed by Bowler, who was pastor of the church, to sell tickets; and after selling all that he had, witness sent R. P. Bowling to the accused for more.
Bowling did not return with the tickets.
Tom Anderson testified that he was at the church on Christmas day, and saw the difficulty between Bowler and Bowling.
The latter was in company with Bowler; heard him ask Bowler for some tickets for Daniel Brown, who was at the left door of the church.--Bowler's reply was, "You infernal drunken scoundrel, you have no business here, and I will kill you this night, at the risk of my life;" at the same time he appeared to be trying to get his hand into his inside breast-pocket.
Just about this time, Ma