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Slavens Held for Trial.

He Shot at B.F. Newton Yesterday Because He Lost His Job.

Frank Slavens, the man who created a sensation yesterday by walking into the shop of B.F. Newton and shooting at Newton, was arraigned before Justice Wieman this morning on a charge of shooting with intent to kill. He pleaded not guilty to the charge and his bond was fixed at $500. The hearing was set for July 27.

Slavens was employed by Newton & Adams, well borers, and recenntly lost his job. He attributed his ill luck to Newton and yesterday afternoon shot at him while he was working in his shop. The bullet grazed Newton's neck.

Kansas City (Missouri) Star, July 17, 1903.