Public feeling in Buncombe County, N. C., was high against Wallace B. Davis, president of the collapsed (Nov.
20) Central Bank & Trust Co. of Asheville. So a jury from neighboring
Haywood County was called in to try him. Co-defendants in the case
were famed Col. Luke Lea of Nashville, his son Luke Lea Jr., 23, and
Col. Lea's associate E. P. Charlet.
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