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FR NEXT SESSION
SHERIFFS OF SOUTH CAROLINA
TO MEET AT COLUMBIA
OWN ELECTED PREIDENT
A. Meiee of Richlan Cowty Named
Secretary and Treasurer of
Greenville. - Columbia was chosen
-a the next meeting place of the
!South Carolina Sheriffs' association to
be called some time in October and
Sheriff Carlos Rector of Greenville
county was elected president of the
body at the Initial session of the sher
iffs of the state. Sheriff T. A. Heise,
of Richland county, was chosen secre
tary and treasurer of the organization
by a unanimous vote.
After gathering here the sheriffs
have been busy becoming better ac
quainted and informally discussing
their various problems.
The session, held in the form of a
banquet, was spirited and was featur
ed by the addresses from federal pro
hibition representatives, newspaper
men and lawyers. Senators Proctor
A. Bonham .acted as toastmaster.
Made in the form of an informal
motion and accepted by the sheriffs
around the festive board, it was sug
gested that a law, allowing the courts
to make a separate- charge for carry
Ing firearms when persons violating
the prohibition law were captured
with weapons in the car or on their
persons, be passed by the legislative
body of South Carolina. Other suchl
issues were discussed at length.
By the consent of the body, it was
decided that, besides the officers com
missioned through the sheriff's 'office
holding city, fede-al and state com
missions would be invited to join the
Tobacco Markets to Open Earlier.
Florence.-Meeting here, the inde
pendent warehousemen of the South!
Carolina belt compiled a preliminary
!estimate that 74 iar cent of the to
'bacco of this state will behandied
outside of the growers' pool this year.
They estimated that the pool had
not signed more than 26 per cent of
the crop for this year.
This estimate was formed upon in
dividual report of every warehouse,
man present, taking the average and
thereby allowing for variations be
tween high and low estimates.
In their meeting here the ware
housemen voted to opcn the markets
Tuesday, August 1, instead of August
'8 as had been voted previously. The
change In the date was made to ac
commodate the farmers in the grading
and tying of their tobacco. g'he buy'
oe are -understood to have favored
peven a later date for opening.
After the business of the . meeting
had been transacted; the warehouse
men discussed other matters of trade
Interest, particularly the changed con
iltions under which the tobacco lius,
iness will be operated this year, due
to the advent of the pool and the
grading and tying laws of the state.
Two Kilted by Train.
Sumter.-Beni Brewer and William
prewer, two sons of James C. Brewer,
who live near Pinewood, were killed
At Broadway siding by a freight train,
William Clifton M&Leod, who was
with the 'two men' and who also livee
near Pinewood, was very severely
hurn, his leg being broken In two
places. He was sent to 2'oumey has
The three men, according to Mc
peod's testimony at the coroner's in
quest, were asleep on the railroad
track and McLeod, according to hie
own statement. did not even know he
4,ad been hurt until he felt a numb.
bess in his legs. - He was thrown sev.
oral feet from the track and did not
wake up until after he had been hit
by the train.
-Myaterious Skelsten Unearthed.
Wr.--Grave diggers, while dg
ginga gaveat Dry Creek church,
dug inoagrave that seemed to have
been dug in the wrong place and un
sarthed a skeleton, finding a rope
around the neck with a large knot i
the rope under the right ear.
The condition of the skeleton show.
ed that it had apprently been buried
some 50 years. arts of the coffin re
sns.ined and the plate with the wordsa
tRest in Peace," could easily be read.
There seems to be same mystery con
eerning the identfication of the body,
the grave itself was where no grave
was supposed to be, and the oldest
inhabitant of the community knowi
nothing of anyone who had been
tanged being buried in the. cemetery,
-Find Body in Path.
Manning. - The body of an urn
~known man was found in a bypath
about a quarter of a mile from Man.
From the appearance of the body it
is judged that the man must have been
dead more than three weeks. It was
impossible to tell whether the man
was white or black.
County officers a.re making an in
vestigation in an e-ffort te secure what
information 'an 1- i a and if possibl
to ider.:ify r - ar Se far n
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to pay expenses
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that week or not.
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to those advertisers
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