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BURNT TO DEATH!

. MURDER AND OUTRAGE IN DUM-FRIESSHIRE"

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MURDER AND OUTRAGE IN DUM- FRIESSHIRE" Amurd«r, bearing a horrible committed at Alton, has startled the oounty of Dumfries. The following Is the outline of the case. It appears that on last Saturday afternoon, between three and four o'clock, a young named Smith, who earns a living by jobbing ahd labournm^_about the country, was observed by a woman, named Patterson, to take into a wood near to Cunimertreea, a village between Annan and Dumfriel, a young girl, about 14 years of age. The woman, as it turned out, had been observed by the ruffian, for some tune afterwards he entered her house at Longford.cottages and felled her to the ground. While down he attacked her with his knife and inflicted five stabs about her neck. Her cries alarmed three young men who were passing, and who rushed in to her assistance. The ruffian had meanwhile escaped. On the poor woman recovering she related what she had seen near the wood. Infor- mation was given at the nearest police-station, and on the party going to the wood they »aw a horrible sight. The girl with whom the villain hat* been seen was found to have been robbed and j^^after another atrocious crime had been committed. The murderer had hanged her up to a tree and then cut down her body. Pursuit was at once commenced, and Smith was apprehended on Sunday. lIe had gone to a farm- house, where blood was observed on his clothes, and in his pocket was found a leather shoelace tied in a noose. There is little doubt that he is the murderer. The atrocious affair has created the utmost horror. Another account states {that the poor little girl is the daughter of a shoemaker at Cummertrees, named Scott, and that she was going to Annan to purchase groceries that she stopped for shelterat a cottage on the road, and the supposed murdererz Robert Smith, a farm labourer, aged twenty, known In the neighbour- hood, arranged to accompany her. The man and girl left the cottage together at noon, and the latter was never seen alive again. It was three in the afternoon before Smith returned to the cottage and made the murderous attack upon the woman, with the design, as it is supposed, of preventing her from giving evi- dence against him.

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