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]ROP CASES AGAINST GOODMAN. b
By Direction of Attorney General Ly- r.
on, Indictments Against Morton t
A. Goodman Nol Pressed, f
Columbia, May 27.-Indictments t
against Morton A. Goodman, charg
ed with conspiracy and per- I
jury in connection with the alleged I
dispensary graft cases, were nol I
prossed in the court of sessions for
Itchland county. Assistant Attorney g
General DeBruhI appeared before
Judge DeVore and, upon the motion,
of Solicitor Cobb, it was announcedM
In open court shortly after noou to- it
day that the cases against Goodman I
were nal prossed.
It is believed that Goodman will t
appear before the grand jury here
next week. Goodman was to have
appeared last year, when the alleged s
graft cAses were ~ in progress, 'but e
he was not present.
One conspiracy case involves mem
bers of the last Iboard of directors '
and certain agenits of whiskey hous- C
es, including Morton A. Goodman. I
John -Earley, another whiskey agent, ~
testified here last fall in ;the Black
ease Earley and Goodman were in- r
some of the same indict
The other case involved' the
e immediately preceding ~
onspiracy Nol Prossed.
ill two of the big' conspiracy
ents tihat the cases againstt
man are nol prossed, namely, in
etents Nos. 30 and 51.
hfamous "label deal" is the
t of these cases. In this case it
charged that South Carolina lost
2,500 because of an alleged con
icy among ceitain men to de
ud the State out of money, M. A.
dman, L. W. Boykin, J. B. Towill,
O. Tatufi, Dennis Weiskopf. On
's indictment was written today:
ol1 prossed as to MW. A. Goodman, by
ection of Attorney General Lyon."
a is signed' by Hampton Cobb, so
*r, and the orders were issued 'by
dge DeVore, wNio is presiding over
e term of court.
In connection with the label deal it
acharged in the indictment that the d
eiconspired together and that lab- e
s for $35.000 were purchased at one c
e when the purchasing price
gthave been reduced $22,500, in
er words that the labels were
worth only $11,000.
State Defrauded of $1O9,000?
The second indictment nol-pross
as to Goodman, involves $100,000,
nd the charge is that the State was
efrauded of this amount by reason:
>f a cons,i:mey on the part of the
following: J. M. Rawlinson, J. B. Wy
ie, John Black, J. T. Earley, M. A.
mnan, H. Lee Solomons.
The specific charge in connection!
with this indictment is that rebates
ere paid to the members of the
oard and the same were paid by the '
nts mentioned above.
he alleged "rebate schedule" is
ade. a part of this indictment. It
1 be recalled that at the alleged~
ttrials, testimony was offered to
how that there was a regular sche
diele of rebates ranging from $1 per
barrel to $5 per barrel on whiskies,
and- from 50 cents per case to $1 per
case~ on case goods.
Iir the list of those indicted under
this charge it will be noted that
John T. Earley has already testified,
and that, therefore, there is no case
against him. Joe Wylie has also'
b'een on the stand and testified un
der promise of immunity.
Some Back History.
The fact that Goodman may come
o:this tState and testify recalls much
~resting back history in connec
We are g
30 days. N
not fail to C
to buy now
ack $7,500 to the State. It can be
tated that Mr. Weiskopf will not be
ProsecQuted, Denni* WeisIopt was of
he firm that sold the labels. It was
igured that he had overcharged the
;tate, and the amount agreed upon
o be refunded was $7,500.
Morton Goodman is said to have in
is possession much valuable infor
ation in connection with the diS.
>ensary matters. Hi:? nae was fre
Luently mentioned in the alleged
Grand Jury Next Thursday.
The grand jury comes back next
'hursday at 9.30 o'clock, and it is
elieved that there will be witnesses
n connection with one of the ;dispen
ary indictments pointed out above
efore the jury at that time.
It has been announced that the
ases- would not come up at Chester,
o it is very probable that the pres
nt term of the criminal court here
ril'l try at .least one of the cases.
Vhile this' is partly a surmise, indi
ations are that this will be the out
ome, especially should Goodman ap
ear here Thursday in the conspi
The general impress,Ion here to
ight in court circle is that the speci
.c purpose for which the grand jury
rill reconvene next Thursdlay, is the
onsideration of the dispensary mat
er. There is no 'understanding
,mong counsel that the cases will
ome up at this term of court.
If Goodman should come back to
he State to testify for the prosecu
ion in the alleged graft trials, he
rould testify before the court in the
wo cases which have been nol
rossed. Should he testify at the
aeeting, df the grand jury next
hursday, it would be in other cases,
ecause true bills have already been
eturned in the two cases referred
o in the announcement of Solicito''
I hereby announce my'self as a cani
idate for reelection to the offics o,f
ounty treasurer, subject to the Den'
Jno. L. Epps.
For Judge of Probate.
I hereby announce myself as a can
.far4ous for their exq
"None years the quality sta
oing to have a spec
Ve have a large lot o
n and HIGH GRAD
e of a piano will do
r formal opening wi
:ALL AND SEE OU
didate for reelection to the offlee of
judge of probate, subject to the DemI
F. M. Schumpert.
For Magistrate Nos. -1 and. 8.
I hereby announce myself as a can
didate for reelection to the office of
maistrate in No. 1 and No. 8 town
ships, subject to the Democratic pri
John Henry fhappell.
I hereby announce myself as a can-!
didate for the office of magistrate in
No. 1 and No. 8 townships,. subject to
the Democratic primary.
J. C. Sample.
The undersigned is hereby an
nounced as a candidate for magistrate
for No. 10 township, subject to the
T. E. Stone.
I am a candidate for magistrate for
No. 10 township, and will be gov
erned by the rules of the Democratic
party. 'P. B. Ellesor.
For Magistrate No. 11.
The voters of No. 11 do hereby an
nounce W. F. Suber as candidate for
magistrate for No. 11, and will abide
the rules of the Democratic primary.
I hereby announce myself'as a can
didate for Magistrate for No. 11
Township and will abide the rules of
the Democratic primary.
Mr. E. A.' Hentz is hereby nominat
ed for magistrate frong No. 11 town
ship subject to the rules of the Dem
oratic party. - Voters.
For County Auditor..
I hereby announce myself as can
didate for reelection as auditor for
Newberry county, s,ubject to the Dem
E. S. Werts.
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3. WILSON GIBBES, C
South Carolirna Agent,
Columbia, S. C.i
P. F. Baxter &Son Has
FUNERAL DIRECTORS and
Practical Embalmers a
Phones - Day 117- Night 90 Br
All executors, administrators and
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turn of any estate remaining in their
care or custody, as required by law,
before the first day of July of each
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