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NIGHT RIDERS GET NEW TRIA.L
Tennessee Supreme Court Reverses
Lower Court in Famous Trial.
thei ei. m t hrider-s. s:x 1,1*
ed wna the muder C.. t
Fvo)t Lake;;, october if9 i):-. w e
oday and were remanded for new
The six men who were under the
ath sentence are Garrett Johnson,.
leged leader of the night riders' or
anization in Obin countx; Arthur
loar, Fred Pinion, Sam Applewhite,
id Burton and Roy Ransom. The
ther two, Bud Morris and Bob Huff
an, were convicted of murder in the
The opinion in the case was deliv
red by Special Justice Henry A.
Craft, of Memphis, appointed in the
stead of Justice M. M. Neil.
In reversing the case, he assigned
two principal reasons. The first was
that the grand jury, which found the
'ndictments against the night riders
ras not selected in a proper manner.
The grand jury was selected out of a I
panel named by Judge J. E' Jones.
the trial judge, whereas the law pro
vides the panel must be chosen by at
least three members of tihe county
-court. The second error on which the
reversal was based is that the State
did not allow the defendants a suffi
cient number of challenges. The eight
were tried on an indictment, and the
trial court upheld the State's conten
tion that the eight defnedants were
only entitled to tihe legal number of
challenges, twenty-four, which would
apply if one man was on trial.
When Justice Craft conclude'd his
opinion a storm of applause broke
out in the court room, but was quick
ly stopped by the marshal and his
deputies. The prisoners will be taken
back to Union City,- and an effort will
be made to secure their release on bail
pending a second trial of their cases.
Union City, Tenn., July 3.-Those
most active in the prosecution of the
alleged night riders, of Reel Foot
Lake, consider the situation now-.such
as may again assume a serious phase.
That it will be difficult to secure a
jury to again hear the cases is con
eeded, and as yet no decision has been
reached by the representatives of the
State as to their future plans. An
immediate trial of other pending cas
es of similar nature, however, is not
ROCK I.T. TREASURER SHORT
C. S. May Informs His Bondsmen
That His Account Lacks $6,100 of
Balancing-He Makes Good.
Rock Hill. July 3.-A shortage ex
ists in tihe office of Treasurer C. S.
May, who for a number of years has
been in the employ of the city. This
much is known not because anyone
"unearthed' "it, but because Mr. May
himself wen-t to this bondsmen and so
stated. He gives the amount as .$6,100,
and the amount was made good, not
by Mr. May 's bondsmen, butt by him
self. After Mr. May's confession to
his bondsmen there were many rumors
afloat, but they were merely rumors,
and it was t'he intention of the press,
local papers, and correspondents, to
await the official statement from the
- uncil, which is having an examina
ion made by the American Audit
-company. It is .expected that this re
port will be made .public in a short
time. Mr. May has many friends i,re
who deeply regret his trouble.
COTTON REPONT ISSUED.
Government Bureau Estimate of Con
dition is 74.6 of Normal.
Washington, July 2.-The condi
ion of -the cotton crop in the United
States averaged 74.6 per cent. of a
normal on June 25 last. according to
to-day 's report of the department of
agriculture. This is against 81.1 on
May 25 last. On June 23 a year ago
it was 81.2 and two years ago 72.
The average condition on .June 25,
for ten year's was 80.8. The condition
of the cotton crop by States for June
25, 1909. June 25, 1908. and ten-year
average respectively, follows:
Virginia 76 and 92 and 84. North
Carolina 75 and 89 and 84. South
Carolina 77, 84, 81. Georgia 79. 83,
81. Florida 88. 84. 85. Alabama 64, 82,
80. Mississippi 61. 84. 80. Louisiana
62, 80, 81. Texas 79. 80, 80. Arkansas
76 80, 81. Tennessee 80, 89, 84. Mis
souri 83,,87, 84. Oklahoma 84, 64, 82.
BOROWS $200,000 FOR STATE.
State Treasurer Secures Loan to Meet
:Coum.bia, July 2.--The State
Treasurer has borrowed anotiher $200.
(000 to meet current expenses, bring
inz the total so far borrowed this
-ea up to $400.000, and making it
tile~~ 41Ij1-11111t or Slte~ial t*v
11w" iiO l- Na-, dolSleli la-4 vear'. Tile
lii l)W ill .i pril was nesaV oil
c'-Oullt I(f the c1'.eessi ;;It loflfteell l.
ie lL ( ill ailount to $2-M .000.
it4I tile b rl'mselt -,I'oWtlli2 I S l(' it
S ue }'ineipally Of Iu eet In ille
seM11i-annUal ilterest debt o( l)OlIlI
i]:de)tet1InsS. This l it erest bill in
r'ulfd fi0*1es is $145,J(M). l Ie'
1(().00l e lJmlTOwedl ill Selelll
1)", to mIeel curenlt ex})elses.
AUTO TURNS TURTLE.
Four Persons Seriously Hurt in Ac
cident at Macon.
Macon, Ga.. -July 2.-Eight per
sons were injured, four seriously,
wi.lei tihe large touring eilr of J. W.
MIillirons t1urned tartle this evening.
J. V. NIillirons. head cut and se
rious tintertnal injuries.
.V. \W. Shropshire, internal injuries.
Mi:s Bessie Shropshire. knee bro
MIrs. J. L. Millirons. severe contu
sions about face.
Sanford Garfield, aged 13. badly
Three infants severely bruised.
The four latter are not seriously
Mr. Millirons was driving the ma
chine when the' aceident occurred.
He attempted to pass another auto
mobile when the lost control of his
Car, and it dashed into a barbed wire
fence. Three of the occupants were
lace.rated by being thrown on the
Will Hold Fourth Annual Convention
in Rock Hill Next Week.
The fourth anmal convention of
the rural carriers will be held in Rock
Hill this week. The' following is the
First Day, July 5, Morning Session.
Xssociation called to o:rder by Mr.
W. G. Peterson, of Newberry, S. C.,
at 11:30 a. m.
Invocation by Rev. R. T. Marsh,
Address of Welcome on behalf of
Rock Hill by Hon. John T. Roddey,
Response b)y J. H. Keel.
Address of Welcome on behalf of
Rock Hill Postoffice by E. E. Poag,
Response by Thos. E. Wicker, of.
Addriess on behalf York County
Association by D. C. Clark, Yorkville.(
Response by A. WV. Hill, Greenville(
Second Day-July 6th-9 A. M
Address by William R. Spillman,
Sapt. R. F. D. Service, Was!hington;
Addresses on Good Roads, by Paul
K. Crosby, Ruffin, S. C., and Thos. E.
Wicker, Newvberry, S. C.
The South Carolina Association will I
go to Charlotte on the night of the
5th to meet with the North Carolina1
Association, which will be in session<
in Charlotte at the same time.
Mr. T. E. Wicker will make an ad
dress at C.harlotte.
WHEN THE EAGL.E SCREAMS
Every good American gets out
and makes a noise-but not
with his Clothes. We have
the "Real Things"- with plenty
of "Ginger" but not that flashi
ness that fairly screams-in
all wool, silk and wool, and fast
You can dress well and eco
nomically with our correct
Clothing for men.
Suits $10.00 to $30.00
is admitted by the highest r
many slight disorders it is a E
effective., it must be the geni
SUNNY BROOK is unsurp
stimulant or an invigorating heal
a ed and bottled under the dirf
Inspectors and its absolute purity
safe and free from harmful effect!
over the cork of each bottle states
SUNNY BROOK DISTILL
From any of the1
H. Clarke & So.is, Ic, .
The Philip G. Kelly Co ,Inc.,
L G. 1>anie.,
C. Blum & Co.,
C. C But er LO.,
L. Loeb Whiskey Co.,
Altman Whiskey Co.,
D. F. & C. P. Long..
SHIPPED IN PLAIN BOXES.
NO GOODS S
fL Kinds CANNING SUPPLIES
SUMMER BROS. CO.
COL IEE OF CHARLESTON
125th Year Begins Oetober 1st.
Entrance examination willi
ild at the new Court House <
~riday, July 2, at 9 a. m. All ca
dates for admission can compe
nOctober f or vacant B yee sch<
-rhips, wni. h pay S roo a yes
ne free tuition schola ship to ea<
ounty of Sout h Car, lina. Boa
id furnished room in D)ormitor
2 Tuition, 5.40. For catalog
~OTICE OF FINAL SETTLEuMB
Notice is hereby given that I w
ake a final settlement of the ests
~fNannie M. Wessinger, deceased,
e probate court for Newberry cou
, on Monday, July 26th, 1909,
.1 o 'clock a. in., and immediatE
ereafter apply for a discharge
ministrator of said estate.
as Administrator of estate of
Nannie M. Wessinger, 4eased.
June 2.5th, 1909.
Gold Band Cups and
60c. Decorated Plate:
White China Cups an
Plates to match, set <
8-inch White Plates,
16 x 20 Pictures, u:
* Moulding, each .
Religious Pictures in
These prices are f
Talue of Whiskey
edical authorities, Indeed for
afe and certain cure. But to be
tine, pure, natural article like
assed as a wholesome pleasant
hful tonic. Every drop is distilled,
Ct Supervision of U. S. Government
anid mellowness make its use perfectly
;. The "Green Government Stamp'd
the correct age, proof and quantity
ERY CO., Jefferson Co., Ky.
S S PREPAID 5
SEND REMITTANCE WITH YOUR ORDER.
HIPPED C. 0. 0.
Scholarship and Entrance
At the County Court-House on Friday,
July 2nd, at 9 A. M , the Scholarship and
Entrance Examinations to Clemson Agri
Icultural College wvill be held under the
direction of the County Board of Edu
m Applicants must be at least 16 years of
-age and must be prepared to enter the
te Freshman Class. There are no scholar
>- ships in the Preparatory Class. This
.r. class is only open to a limited number of
:boys who cannot reach high sch'ools and
rd where .school facilities are poor Scholar
y, ships are worth $roo oo and Free Tuition.
ne The next session of Clemson Agricultural~
College will begin Sept. 8, 1909.
IApply to the County Superintendent of
Education after June 20th, for needed in
'formation concerning the Scholarship
ITFor catalogs, further informatiori and
ill cards upon which to make application for
te entrance to the College, address
in P. H. MELL, President,
n- - Clemson College, S. C.
Solder Top TOMATO CANS at
[SUMMER BROS. Co.
Saucers, set of six 50c.
. . . .40c.
d Saucers, set of six 50c.
f six . . . 50c.
set of six . . . 25c.
ader glass 4 inch
. . . . 59c.
the sheet, each . 10c.
>r 10 days only.
SOME ONE (
"NO W'S T
Here are the Ladi
other makes, all to bE
JUST WHAT 1
Reginas - -
Why just come and
We cannot charge
To do a good thing
So come to -
AND WE HAVE A I
II JAR RU
SEND US YOl
apital $50,000 -.
No Matter How Small,
vill give it carefuI atte
tppies to the men and t
ft at the be
ig of the sum
es' Reginas, and
- $3.50 at $2.50
$4.00 at $2.75
see and you will
any shoes at these
today is better than