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WAS BUMED IN FIJOWEK BED.
Poverty IHHI Two Women to Thus
Dispose of Itelutlvo'M Dody.
Chicngo, Feb. 16.-The body of
Mrs. Nancy M. Chamberlain, 91
years old. whose myslorious disap
pearance from the homo of nor
daughter and granddaughter, in an
artists' colony, has been un.ler inve ?
ligation by the police, was found ear
ly to-day, buried in the back yard
of the apartment on 57th streut i.?
which the family lived.
Two days of questioning by police
brought from Mrs. itu 111 Townsend,
the aged woman's daughter, and
Miss Marion Townsend, her grand
daughter, only cryptic answers, such
as "Mother is happy in love."
Early to-day Miss Townsend COP
tessed that tho aged woman died of
natural causes last June and had
been buried hy the two women in a
flower bed in their back yard, In
which the age?! woman hud carefully
attended geranium plants.
Kvery part of their former home
was searched yesterday by tho police
?nd even some purls of tho rear yard
were dug up, but nothing was found
except bones, which, the doctors as
serted, were those of a dog.
Dire poverty caused the two wo
men to bury the body secretly, Mls'j
Townsend confessed to Police Matron
Mary Dolan. Ono by one the prized
possessions of the family were soul
until only the grapd plano, on which
Marion had developed an unusual
musical ability, remained.
"We had neither collin nor burial
permit," said Miss Townsend. "We
covered up the body and placed the
geraniums over the improvised grave.
To us she is not dead-Just buried.
Mother and I swore never to say
anything about it, because wo were
happy in love."
Evidence that the women had boe i
delvers In the occult was found by
the police in their studio. Cryptic
notes and diagrams were numerous,
some relating to theories advanced
by ancient Egyptian sun worshipers
and others to modern systems of
But no ceremony or rites had been
performed at tho burial of their
mother, and grandmother, according
to Miss Townsend's statement, be
cause of their belief that there is no
death. She said that spiritual com
munication was started in the studio
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"California Syrup of Figs" is
Child's Best Laxative
Beware! Say "California" or you
may not get the genuine "California
Syrup of Figs" which doctors recom
mend for babies and children of all
ages. Nothing else cleans the little
bowels and regulates the child's sto
mach and liver so gently, HO thor
oughly. Directions on each bottle.
But you must say "California." Don't
be talked into an imitation fig syrup
which hasn't the delicious, fruity
taste or the perfect "laxative physic"
SENATE ADOPTS SMITH'S BUJi.
Provides for Investigation of Amount
Cotton and Wheal Stocks.
Washington, Feb. 18.-The Senate
yesterday adopted tho resolution of
Senator 13. D. Smith, of South Caro
lina, providing for an investigation
by the Senate agricultural committee
of the amounts of cotton and wheat
now on hand in this country, left
over from receni crops. The Senator
contended, in offering the resolution,
that conflicting and uncertain market
reports had been made.
Regarding his recent statements
that he understood Secretary Hester,
of the New Orleans Cotton Exchange,
was employed by British cotton
Mills, Senator Smith to-day told the
Senate that be bad been misinformed.
He said that ho was now informed
that Mr. Hester's only employment
was with du.. \ew Orleans Cotton Ex
Last Beal D. A. lt. is Dead.
Asheville. \. c., Feb. 17.-Funeral
services were bold Monday for Mrs.
A. (I. Gillespie, aged 96, she being
tho last real daughter of tho Ameri
can Revolution in this section of tho
State, it is believed. Her father was
an ofneer in the revolution, fighting
with North Carolina troops, it is said.
Among her survivors ls a son who is
a veteran of the Confederacy. It is
stated that ono of her descendants
bas fought In every war since the
Elephants' tusks have been known
to weigh 17" pounds.
GEOIIGIA MOB, SEVEN THOUSAND
Strong, Burned Negro ut Stake-Hail
Murdered White Woman.
Athens, ('.a., Feb. 17.-Seven thou
sand men composing a mob from
Chuko, Oconee and adjoining coun
ties, last night stormed the Clarke
county jail, secured John Lee Eber
hard!, a negro held for tho murder
of Mrs. Walter KS. Lee, 24 years of
age, of Oconee county. Georgia, and
burned him at the stake after taking
him to the scene of the crime, seven
miles east of this city.
Eberhardt is alleged to have killed
Mrs. Lee, the wife of Walter E. Lee,
employed ul the Mallison Braided
Cord Company, A double-barreled
shotgun was used, both loads enter
ing tho head and tho back of tho
The method employed by the mob
In securing the negro from the Jail,
which is said to be the most moder*
In tho State, established a precedent
unheard of in this State. A hugo
modern blow torch was used lo gain
entrance after Sheriff Jackson resist
ed thc mob to the last.
It ls said that members of tho mob
climbed up tho elevator shaft of tho
court house to the top floor, whore
the Jail is located. There they put
the torch In play on a lock whl
secured ono. of the rear entrances to
tho prison. While other member.1, of
the mob kept tho county officials
busy in front the torch melted tho
big brass padlock, and an entrance
The same men entered tho prison,
went to tho negro's cell and over
powered him. They lowered him by
way of the elevator shaft and made
their escape into thc mass of angry
men who were waiting outside.
With a mighty shout the mob then
began yelling "Lynch him here!" but
the ring-leaders placed the negro in
an automobile and started off In thc
direction of the Oconee county line.
Hundreds of automobiles fell in line
in rear of the car containing the ne
gro. Men by the score ran along at
I the side of these machines.
One hour later the mob arrived at
the scene of thc crime. They formed
a circle around the ring-leader's au
tomobile, and the negro was then ta
ken from the machine and led to a
spot near where Mrs. Lee had been
A stake was Immediately driven In
I th< ground, and small twigs an:
j pine .youd were thrown uro vi nd lt,
ii .1 Eberhard t was placed \ In Ihe
conter fio \v llo'd (<> th? tfuke and
J ?'.<. loree thou applied 'fwoiiiy min
i'.' (at?r the lire died bill, ''..i ?.
gro's charred body toppled over and
fell prone into the ashes.
Young Teachers Clubbed to Death.
Cleveland. Ohio, Feb. 17.- Misses
Louise Wolfe and Mabel Foote, two
young school teachers lu the Parma
school, were beaten to death on a
road In Parma Heights near here
They were last seen leaving the
school building late yesterday. A
bloody stick of timber was found
near the bodies. Children on their
way to school this morning found the
two bodies lying in the roadway. A
part of the women's clothing had
boen torn from their bodies, and
there were signs of a desperate strug
gle In the snow.
Police believe that the teachers
wore on their way to board a trolley
car for home when killed.
Fines Himself for Speeding.
Augusta, Ga., Feb. 17.-A prece
dent was established in police court
hero yesterday morning when Judge
Lewis L. Kent fined himself the usual
amount for violating the traffic laws,
upon evidence submitted by the po
liceman who docketed the case. He
paid the fine. Several lawyers of
fered their service to certiorari the
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PADEHEWSKPS PIANO PLAVIX?
ls at an End-Wtil (jo to His Ramil
In California for Long Rest.
Now York, Fob. 17.-Tho profes
sional plano playing career of the
world-famous Padorewski ls at au
Tho distinguished Polish musician,
whose artistry at the- plano l?as de
lighted the music lobers of two con
tinents for more than a generation,
announced his retirement from tho
concert stage, confirming recent ca
ble dispatchesrupon his arrival lune
recently on Hie steamship France.
"Plano playing is a closed chapter
In my life, although I may do some
composing later," he declared when
asked If be would resumo his musi
Five years of hard mental labor
In tho field of international polith's
in behalf of his native Poland have
left their imprint on his physical ap
pearance. Old ago and worry have
whitened tho long and bushy hair of
his head, which countless thousands
of persons have seen waving hack
and forth as he kept time with the
music produced by his magic hands,
while the line? In his face have deep
ened and the sparkle In his eyes has
Plans a Ix>ng Rest.
The artist-statesman, who ls ac
companied by his wife, will spend a
short while resting here, and then
visit Pittsburg, and after a brief stay
there will go on to his ranch In Cali
fornia to take, as the distinguished
musician expressed it, "a long and
Commenting on the signing of the
peace treaty between Poland and
Soviet Russia, the former premier
declared that "Poland expects to live
as a loyal neighbor to Russia." Ile
also asked newspaper men to convey
to the American people the sincere
gratitude of the Polish nation for the
part America played tn gaining its
Quarter Century in America
Ignace Jan Padercwskl was >orn
in 1SG0, and for the greater pa-t of
the last quarter century ho has ap
? penrod on the concert stage of the
American continent. Since the war
his musical career and fame <s a
pianist have been in a measure over
shadowed by his fame as a parlot
and as a government leader. Hehas
traveled from coast, to coast In this I
i country and from capital to a pi tal
in Ru rope in the Interest of Pound's
liberation and economic r*?1 aWtf.
1 ?ion. ? rt':
'<>):? poi u ian ty with ti'" ivnssvi led
i ... selection aa prluclyil ~u)^?~
man at the peace conference ntl Ver
sailles and its first representative in
the League of Nations. His ministry
lasted less than a year, the pianist
resigning late in 1919 and being suc
ceeded by bis friend and political co
worker, Leopold Skulskl.who became
head of the coalition government.
BANDITS KILLED TWO GUESTS
in Hotel in Jacksonville-Tho Police
Havo Two Suspects Arrested.
Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 17.-Two
men who the police believe are the
same who, masked, suddenly appear
ed in tho parlor of a hotel In this
city, within a block of the police sta
tion, early last night and shot to
death George Alexander Goodrich,
5 7 years of age, a prominent engi
neer and builder of Atlanta, Ga., and
Walter H. Burden, 60 years old, a
woalthy retired business man of
Patchogue, L. L, were arrested early
this morning at a local rooming
No charges other than suspicion
have been placed against the men,
and the police so far have refused to
divulge their names or the circum
stances .surrounding their arrest.
Mr. Burden, his wife and daugh
ter. Miss Florrie Burden, and Mr.
Goodrich were seated about a card
table in tho hotel parlor last night
j when two white men, wearing masks,
appeared In the door leading into the
yard, and. leveling revolvers, de
manded their money and valuables.
Members of tho card party took tho
affair to he a joke, thinking that
some of the other hotel guests wero
trying to scar o them.
The seriousness of the affair bo
cine evident, however, when one of
the hold-up men reached for a largo
diamond worn hy Mr. Durden In his
tie. Burden and Goodrich leaped to
their feet. The bandits Hied nt tho
first move. Threo bullets struck Mr. I
Goodrich, one piercing his heart, and
ho died Instantly. Two struck Bur
; den In the abdomen, and he died at
j midnight at a local hospital,
j Roth bandits bolted through tho
I door, stopped into an automobile that
I had been left standing outside with
j the motor running, and disappeared
J before the .screams of the women at
traded tho attention of other guests.
The "fire-tree" of Australia is so
, called because its flame-colored flow
j era make lt look Uko a tree on Oro.
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.gt MS XT-WHAT IS ITV
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"What does 'Loaf moan?"
Some ono occasionally asks thia
question. The word comos iron: tho
Anglo-Saxon "Lencten," meaning to
lengthen or make long, it also hilo
reference to spring, when the days
begin to grow lunger.
lu tly history of tho church this
season of the year, beginning for;y
days before blaster, has another j
meaning. Since the third century
these forty days have been set apart 1
as a time for fasting nndt prayer.
Even before the third generation eel- :
tain days before .Easter were obsOrv- !
ed, but the Council of Nicon, A. 1
1).. set apart forty days, beginning
Ash Wednesday. I
Tho number of days chosen CU 111 d |
from Bible history. Christ fasted
forty days, tho Children of Israel
were forty days /.i the Wilderness,
the fasting of Moses and the fasting
of Elijah. j
The Roman Catholic church still
observes tho fast. The faithful mem
bers are governed by the letters from
the pope, regulating the diet on these
days. Some parts of the Protestant
church diroet the members not to
take part In certain amusements and
also to restrain themselves from eat
ing some foods. The Lutheran church
keeps this season for the sake of the
Word of (lot! given on those days.
The lessons appointed to be read in
tho Lenten season deal especially
with the menning of Christ's death
on the cross, and God's judgment on
sin. That means a preaching of re
pentance and forgiveness. This part
of Scripture emphasizes that Christ
died for every man, and that all have !
Some parts of the Protestant
church have annual revival seasons :
at certain times of tho year. With I
others the Lenten season gives an '
opportunity to preach repentance and
the meaning of a Crudded Christ. j
The conservative part of the Pro
testant church, In the Reformation 1
period, in the sixteenth century, re
tained all of the usages of the old .
ch ireh, so that the eye reminded the'
heart of a place to worship, as Moses
adorned the tabernacle under God's ,
direction. They observed tho feast I
days, as Christmas, Good Friady.Eas- !
ter, etc. There was an era of what
has been called vandalism, or the,
1 time of the "iconoclasts," tho imago<
breakers, when the sculpture still art
found in th* churches .verb stripped
away and Ir? tn pied under Gui, ;*>...
In the streets. Some of those treas
ii ref. ita d beeu ?.entuno* in growing.
Artists bad put their years of work
Into the temples, as memorials, a
place of safe-keeping, and for the
generations to* follow. Works in gold
and of the painter's brush were
ground in the dust under the feet of
the enraged multitude. This was es
pecially true in Holland, where the
oppression of the Roman church had
been especially severe under the in
Those things were not wrong which
the ancient church had, provided they
were not evil (In themselves, any
more than the Bible is wrong be
cause some ovll-mlnded one may mis
use lt to lead a soul astray.
Tho vital thing is what a man
wears in his heart, not what he may
wear on his back. This was the posi
tion of the conservative church. Tho
truth taught was the main thing. If
ho wore a long or short coat, sur
plice or gown, prayed the prayers of
Christendom or bis own-all these
things wore of secondary importance
to that of having the Truth In his
heart and teaching it.
DODSON'S LIVER TONE
KILLS CALOMEL SAMS.
Don't sicken or salivate yourself
or paralyze your sensitive liver by
taking calomel, which is quicksilver.
Your dealer sells each bottle of pleas
ant, harmless "Dodson's Liver Tone"
under an ironclad, money-back guar
antee that it regulates the liver,
stomach and bowels better than cal
omel, without making you sick - 1 "?
million bottles sold.- adv.
Brewers Must "Cleon House."
Washington, Feb. 17. Stockhold
ers of four Pennsylvania breweries
seized by tho government for manu
facturing beer containing more (han
one-half of one per cent alcohol were
warned to-day by Internal Revenue
Commissioner Williams that they
must "clean house" if they expect to
be permitted to resume business.
The commissioner, in a letter to
the stockholders of tho Pennsylvania
Central Browing Company and the
Standard Brewing Company of Scran
ton, Pa., tho Keystone Brewery Com
pany of Dunmore, Pa., and Bartel's
Brewery Company of Wilkesbarrc,
Pa., declared it was not tho^intention
of tho bureau to render worthless tho
property of Innocent persons, but
that the law must be obeyod.
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Health of Community (mod Except
for Mumps and Pneumonia.
Westminster, (West End,) Feb.17.
-Special.: The health of our section
i.s very good at present, with the ex
ception of a few cases of mumps and
If such flue weather continues, old
Mother Earth will soon discard her
winter overcoat and come marching
out In her new spring bonnet, and
dress before Easter.
The West End school ls progress
ing nicely under the management of
our capable and efficient teacher,Miss
Master William Cobb, who ha3
been a victim of pneumonia, is able
to bo out again, much to the delight
of his plny-fellows, and especially to
Little Miss Pauline Cobb ls a con
valescent of the mumps. |
D. A. Browning and family, of !
Toccoa, (la., have moved Into our
midst, and Mr. Browning has opened ?
up a first-class shoe and repair shop '
In the Brake old stand, over the
Mathewson hardware store. Mr. I
Browning will be glad to have ill |
who aro In need of a "shoe doctor'
give him a call. I
Miss Lula Cleland, of Chnrlofc, ;
N. C., spent last week-end with her ;
Paul Cleland, of Elberton, Ca.,wa.-' !
a recent, visitor nt Hie home of his
j father, W. P. Cleland,
j Miss Birdie Lawrence, who ls tho !
i principal of the Madison school, was j
j among homefolks here during the
, past week-end.
j Misses Addle Cleland and Bessie
I Leathers, Messrs. Charles Cleland, j
. Fred and Eugene Cobb attended a !
: rook party given by Misses Maud and \
j Ora Cleland last Wednesday night, j
? QpCTKKOT OF E
i The KoOWOO Courier, Walhalla, S. C
My cholee for Queen of Pnlmafcsta
A dd ross.
(This Coupon good for one vote. A
Hon lo Tile Keowee Cornier will ont
DeOcioii? .fiVoninnents cu' hov dwe
la hi H??I . tko ?vere ser\ cd.
Mrs, W. P. Cleland and sons. Mus
ters Harrie and Rival, spent th ? past
week-end with Mrs. Cleland's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Bolt, of An
Mr. Editor, if this escapea tho
waste basket you may hear from mo
again; otherwise l will do worse
than the ground-hog on tho second
of February (If that day happens to
be a sunshiny day.) for he will re
treat for six weeks, but I will go back
Miss Cecil Singleton, one of Ta
bor's efficient teachers, and Miss lOvio
.Tones, of . Eastminster, were recent
spend-the-day guests of Miss Adaline
Cleland. Miss Jones left Tuesday for
Greenville to take n course as a
In conclusion, I would just like
to say that 1 want to shako tho hand
of Harry R. Hughs, of Walhalla, and
If it is ever my good fortune to get
over there again I shall certainly
take the trouble to hunt him up and
tell him how much I admire his
courage In rebuking our good editor
tho time ho did-not that I blame
the editor so much, for The Courier
is a clean paper and is a credit lo
any community and something to bo
valued in any family; but "mistakes
will happen In the best regula tot'
families," nnd truly The Courier has
a big, big family.
Piles Cured In 6 to 14 Days
Druggists refund money if PAZO OINTMENT falls
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Negro Killed by Train.
Sp.irtanburg, Feb. lt!.-Sam Tuck
er, colored, committed suicide at
Woodruff this morning by stepping
in front of a Charleston and Western
Carolina passenger train. He was
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