Between 12 and 1 o' clock, Mr. Taylor came up, and was helping me. Later in the evening, Thornton Carter came there.
Between 4 and 5 o'clock Joseph Bernard came along, and turned his horse loose wards the house, out of my sight, and in about two minutes I heard the report of a pistol.
Thornton Carter said somebody was shot.
We hastened around, and I saw Taylor lying on the ground, while Begy.
Thomas, Barnett and myself, with the negro man, put him in the buggy and drove off. A. Thornton Carter.
Mr. Young made a statement in effect that on the night of the 11th January his overssix or eight feet from me — I in the yard and he in the door.
I fell at once.--Bill Barnett and Carter ran up. I heard Barnett say, what on earth are you going to do, Bernard?
Are you going to kill and presented right at me. He did not make any reply to this. --Barnett ran right in and he and Carter took me up. I did not strike him at all at any time.
I had nothing in my hand when he shot me.