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VERDICT NOT GUILTY
THREE NEGROES CLEARED
OF KILLING ANOTHER
, IN COURT
THE GENTRY CASE!
Will Be Called Monday Morning !
When Court Convenes for I
the Second Week.
Tho Jury Bitting In tho case of
Churlle Donaldson, Trueman Davis
and Lawrence Cowan, Indicted for
murder, rondercd a verdict of not
guilty as to all three of the defen
dants. Prom the testimony as
brought out It appeared that tihe hill
ing o? tho negro George Whitman
. wai an accidental homicide
Moat of yesterday afternoon WBB
occupied with arguments for now
trials. Court took a recess yesterday
afternoon about 5 o'clock.
Tho Gentry and Shaw cano will
be called on Monday morning when
the second week of court convenes. I
It will be remembered that, these
two young white men are accused of
killing a young man by v..a naroo of .
Cain in tho Carswell Institute nee- !
tlou. This caso will attract much
attention as all parties concerned are
.well known in the lowor part of tho
TOR BIB FIELD DAY
MATTER WAS DEC'DED AT
And Decides to Divide Schools of
, County Into Five Groups
Will Bo About April 1.
At the mooting pf the Anderson
County Teachers' association ? :eld last
Saturday it waa decided to have a .
Field Day. in Anderson this coming
nprhig and yesterday the committee
appointed) met in the office of the
county superintendent of education to
discuss plans and arrangements.
These exorcises will be held about
April 1,' and tho committee wants to
make them oven , larger and better
.lunn thoso of this last spring.
At ti':e. meeting of tho committee.1
yesterday morling tho county WOB';
divided Into five groups as follows:.
Group 1 ia composed of tho .schools of
tho cltv of Anderson; Group 2 ia com
posed of Helton, Houea Path, -Broad- !
way and Martin townships; Group.3
is composed of Wllllamston, Drushy !
Creek, Garvin and Hopewell; Grouo 1
. 4 is composed . cf Ynronnea. Hall, j
r.bck Mills pud. Corner and Grouo B1
is composed of Pendleton, Centreville. .
Savannah au.?t Fork townuhipa..
A team 'will bo chosen .from each ?
Of tl?ei?e groups? w^'" v w!U rnprcBont j!
theao particular sections in thc exer
c?es and contests. They will hold
7iroHminrt'rJeB'. to eeleet team? a faw
days befbro the big (dav. [Thia ar
rangement will ollmlhato all ot those
who' are not qualified to tnko part
?in. tho exercises in. Anderson, 'and
will -probably p^o-?* much better than
?t aving each school, represented se
parately. ' ' .
Tlio cyants . have .been decided- un- ?
on ne fallows; Declamation content,
arithmetic, spelling and T ading,
and athletics. . Miss 'Lillian. fmirlov ls .
a ramm'.tt^e of en'? io mnki rule-'
and plane* for tho declamation con
test' and to renort tho same at tho_
nnvt mating of tt-.i And?"p,w>n county"
? teachers* nwac.'a'lon, This moating
'? held D??emVr.. J I. s* tn o W*>at
: Merket arreet,. sd'ooi bnnd'n??; Mln3
Edith Blgby.ls a correspond?"*: corn?
mittca on arithmetic; Mira Gertrudo
Cllnkioales oh r>>o1l,',?? Miss Alma
Coleen rewn'r-and Mr. G.. W. Cham
ber on athletlM.'
Thoso or"nra*ttP',s ral ren??t at tn*?
rc~t niprUnP nVt?? fls?^?l*tV?-? ?M ;
'??"111 cutllno plans for each'event. The
,<^hto of the exercises, the location of .
the rtlr.nlnys and. hthV matters will,
.bo decided r?eeernbP'' ll.
Plans.aro being made to fi aye the
I winners of tho events th th? exev ;
..ctsee hore afn^io:Columbia; for, th?? .
state m>*??; Thv M-im so ?ic^ed will
necessarily *"r?r<"i8nt the b?*st talent .
-, aln^.g'r??'ch .HP* -.5?j.'.<h?'v^unt'v: '
." MT. G. W. Chambers has announc
ed Wai b? h*H Von,rt of tr?o ??ve?!* :
for fHo strvtie '?ontests. p're^ly nr
ranr-d.. ^The <t*w^*l^? ^l1" he copi.
. *5o?cft of t>o\t^Mi*'v?1in?' event^ ProM
fvmn, rnnn'^tr We*?' JWPVV r-nie' vault ;;
y.P??.-?W vT*d dash. 320 yn+? ?
dnsb^ one rollo relsv rUTv.^rewlnp the :
f.. vh?sehaH. hovs and girls ? ?. i A.*g >
fl race for girls; VVV(A[
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