Birminghaji, Ala., May 15.- Adolph Griffith, Toui Whitson and Elijan McPherson hid themselves in J. M. Mays store to cateh negro burglars whom they had heard plotting to rob and burn. The negroes came, broke open the store and were ordered to surrender. Instead they opened fire. The whites returned the üre. killing Jiin Melton and fatally wounding another negro. Whitson was shot in the leg. The other negroes escaped.