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RACB RIOT IN ALA.BAMA.
Killing of Young Whitle Man Arouses
Bitter Race Feeling.
Magnolia, Ala., Dec. 20.-Mag
nolia is quiet at -9 o'clock to-night,
following a day of intense excitement
with much bitter feeling manifested
between the whites and blacks of
this community. Ernest Slade, one
of four white men shot by .Clinton
Montgomery, a desperate -.negro, is
Istally injured, and his death, ex
pected at any minu'te, may serve to
further fan the flame of race hatred.
Clinton Montgomery's charred body
lies in the ruins of a small negro
house, near the town, the work - of
a posse of citizens this afternoon.
Brister and Shelly Montgomery,
brothers of the burned negro, barely
escaped lynching early this morning,
when the sheriff of Marengo county
captured them and eluded the man
hunters, taking them to the county
jail at Linden.
Search is being continued to-night
f*r Will Montgomery, another of the
our brothers, charged with the bru
tal murder late Saturday night of
Alge'rnon Lewi,a young white man,
which crime precipitated the trouble
Tractically every negro resident of
Magnolia left here this afternoon.
The whit!es are well armed.
This afternoon Clint Montgomery
.and several other negroes were found
,barricaded in a house, which was
soon- surrounded by a determined
body of whites. Fearing for their
lives Montgomery's' companions de
sarted him- and surrendered to the
posse. Montgomery fastened the
door, after defying the men to at
tempt to get him. .One of his negro
companions was ben- Toreed to set
fire to the house, aid; when the build
ing was enveloped in smoke, Mont
gomery threw open a window and
opened fire with teliig efect upon
S -the posse with a magazine shotgun.
Ernest Slade fell-- -mortaily wounded,
his fafe and bo&] filled wit h-shot. N.
0. Carlton, Tom Shields and Win.
Lindsey were also wounded, though
not seriously. -.
A fusillade of shots struck - Mont
gomery as he wa attempting to leave
the house, his body being riddled and
hen allowed to be -consumed in the
burning hhilding. 'A report late to
night is to the effect that Brister and
Sh4elly .Montgomery, were placed in
* 'he Linden jail this afternoon. Al
bert Watkins, another negro sus
peeted of harboring the Montgomery
brothers, is uder arrest here.
- ' O'Neall Dots.
0O'Neall, Dec. 18.-Mr. J. C. Tur
ner, formerly of this section, now
of Newberry, was visiting friends
* inick and family last Sunday.
Mr. Stokes, merchant of Salaida
county, was visiting Mr. Frank Dom
inick and family laset Sunday.
-Miss Nora Koon, formerly of .Po
maria, is visitirig Mr. F. O: Koon
and family, of thiis section.
Mr. G. Lem Wise, the tanner of
o 'Neall section, also knows . some
thing of farming: Mr. Wise raised
8 'heavy bales of cotton this year on
six acres of land. Ta.king into con
sideration the unfavorable season
for making a crop this is good. Mr.
Wise realized. from the sale of this
crop about $100 per acre. We would
like to hear from more of our pro
'We do not want the general purb
aie to forget our Christmas tree on
the 24th of Deeentber. Everybody
who comes will be made welcome, es
pecially if thtey bring us a present.
* Come down, Mr. Editor, we will
put o~n the tree for you a nice, 'long
sausage, flavored up as only the good
ladies of 0O'Neall know how to flavor
them. Come, fiends, and enjoy the
day with us, and don't forget this -is
an occasion when the children's
hearts should be made happy by a
The students of 0O'Neall enjoyed
a visit from County Superintendent
Wheeler last Thursday. Mr. Wheel
er is kind and .courteous, has the wel
* fare and progress of the schools at
heart, and never comes without leav
ing impressed upon 'the students'
minds some live and progressive
idea. Come again, Mr. Wheeler, we
are always glad to see you at
A merry Christmas and a Happy
New Year to all. Students.
News From St. Paul.
St. Paul., Dec. 23.-Mr. J. B. Bobb
and family have moved to Columibia,I
where they will make their home. We
regret the removal of Mr. Bobb from'
o)ur midst very much,i yet we hope he
will find success in his undertakings.
Mr. A. J. Bedenbaugh spent Sat
urdiay night and Sunday with the
Mr. Mark Kelly and Mr. H. F.
Law, of Oglethorpe, Ga., spent a few
das of lat wee with frind andI
Don't put off buying tI
it is too late. I have a
your kitchen to parlor
The house beautiful is made up of many parts
and one of the most important of these is th
dining room. : Your dining room furnitur
needs your special care in. selection. No wher
can you find so wide a range of selection at
price within your means as at our store. Hav
you seen our dining iloom set at'
WHAT EXPERTS SAY
About our furnitu e is what every one says
In design it is the most elegan. and artistic; ii
style it isf5aultless and novel, and in convenience
durability and finish it is unsurpassed. Thes<
are high qualities, but the facts a.le self evi
I have a nice shipment of Nea
come alnd look them over. it-is
relatives in this section.
I have been requested by the la
dit of .the St. Paul's Missiona.ry so
iety to say that 'there will be a
public missionary meeting held in
the ehurolh on Sunday morning, De
cember 26, at 11 o'clock. They
extend a hearty invitation to all. Let
us all attend those services and en
courage .these good ladies in the sIo
le work ini which they are engaged.AL
They will also have plenty to enter
tain their hearers, whieh will be both
interesting and beneficial.
Mrs. Sue Ki.nard, of liewberry,
spent the latter part of last week """""'
with her sister, Mrs. 14aney Richard-1
Mrs. B. B. Richardson spent last
week with her sister. Mrs. J. A. "" "
Miss Mary Counts has gone to
Irmo, where she will spend awhile
with her aunt, Mrs. Martha Dreher.
The Fork School, which is being
very successfully taught by Miss Eu- Y
nice Cochran, has a School Improve
ment association, consisting of 15
members, which is doing a flourish
The following names are the offi
ers and members:
Miss Eunice Cochran, president ;
Mrs. W. H. Coaunts, secretary and
resurer;. Miss Alice KinaLrd, vice
Counts, Mrs. W. G. Met.ts. Miss Floy
Lominik. Miss Cora Wicker, Miss
Louie Counts, Miss Zula Counts,j
Miss Rama Metts, Mr. W. H. Counts,
Mr. H. F. Counts, Mr'. S. R. Metts,
iat Suit and Stove or I
complete stock of ev
--and remember that
This is our Celebrated Gold M
It contains 80 coils of tempered
We have a beautiful line of Mg
ranging in price from - -
,This No. 8, 20-inch oven, witk
ne of the largest and best stoves
ooonly - - - -
t and Up-to-date Rockers bou
a pleasure for os to show our
GOODS ON liAND ARE ASSIGi
> Pay What We 0w4
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ur Money Will Do Bet
Service Here Than
)ur Loss is Your Gain.
g for Fur
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)rything tr furnish yo
my prices are made to
edal Springs. $4
wire. Price $4xT
Here is J
ttresses $3 to $15
$50 cash tra
fortyof w $1.50, this jy
ever sold 245
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ght, and upon their arrival will
roods and we would be glad to h~
D Are you taking chance
We will sterilize ypur;
~ not crack. Learn the 3
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elephone No. 14
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