July 24, 1914|
WOUND PROVES FATAL
C. H. Nuckles, Shot at Swords Creek, Had Many Relatives Here.
C. H. Nuckles, a blacksmith at Swords Creek, Va., who was shot Tuesday night, supposedly by Robert Ball, a section hand on the Norfolk and Western, an account of which was give in yesterday's issue of the Telegraph, died as a result of his injuries yesterday morning at 8:30 o'clock. The deceased was a brother of Mrs. Belcher, of this city; the father of Mrs. A. H. Booth and Mrs. H. H. Blankenship, of Bluefield, and an uncle of S. H. Belcher, also of this city. He is also survived by his widow and three sons. The relatives in this city were notified yesterday and they left on the afternoon train to attend the funeral, which will be held at Swords Creek.