|Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm
of the Calhoun Chronicle dated 11/27/1900.
Sam Sheppard, who murdered his wife and step-son in Wirt county, was
found guilty at the trial of the case at Elizabeth, last week, and sentenced
to be hanged on March 1st. He was taken to Moundsville, where the
sentence will be carried into effect.