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FOUR NEGROES DIE BY 31OB.
Three Men and One Woman Lynched
in Georgia-Crowd Overpowers
Hamilton, Ga.. Jan. 22-.A mob of
100 men tonight broke into the Har
ris jail overpowering Jailer E. M. Rab
bitson and took four negroes, three
men and one woman, out and hung
them to trees one mile from town.
The: then riddled their bodies with
bullets. It is estimated that 300 shots
were fired. Last Sunday afternoon
while Norman Hadley, a well to do un
married farmer, was sitting in his
house alone a shot was fired through
the window and he fell dead. That
afternoo., four negro tenants, Belle
Hathway, Joe Moore, Eugene Halling
and "Dusty" Crutchfield were arrest
ed charged with the murder. Sheriff
Hadley, who is an uncle of the dead
man, feared no lynching and tonight
he is in Columbus. Public sentiment,
however, had been crystalizing here
all day and by nightfall there were a
great many country people in Hamil
ton. Their number was constantly
augmented, and 9 o'clock fully 900
men had congregated in front of the
court house in which the jail is locat
ed. Despite the pleas of Jailer Rob
ertson, they advanced on the cala
boose and throwing him to one side
broke the doors down. The terrified
negroes were hustled out at the point
of guns and marched outside the town.
There they were quickly strung up.
Immediately after they were silnonet
ted against sky, revolvers and rifles
blazed forth and fully 300 shots were
fired before the mob dispersed and left
its prey to the winde
The negroes protested their inno
cence to the last but the mob would
have none of it. No motive for the
killing of Hadley, who was very popu
lar, can be advanced by the people
GOOD ROADS CONVENTION.
Every County Represented at Meeting
Columbia, Jan. 22.-The South Caro
lina Good Roads association held a
most successful meeting here today in
the Richlanid county court house, with
delegates from every county in the
State being present, there being over
50 in the hall when President Hyatt
called the convention to order this
The Crosson bill providing for a
State highway commissioner was dis
cussed thorcughly this morning and
the convention finally went on record
as being opposed to it and not in fav
or of its passage. This will probably
mean the death blow to this project,
which is now under discussion in the
senate. Permanent road building con
* stituted another topic of discussion
participated in by a large number of
delegates. Speeches were delivered
by Messrs. D. M. Crosson, R. A.
Meares, H. H. Arnold, D. M. Myers and
Supervisor Humbert,' of Laurens
-ounty, as well as others. The con
vention was a success, the discussions
all being informal and on "the good
of the order."
* President F. H. Hyatt and Secre
tary Fingal C. Pdack were unanimous
ly reelected to the positions which
they have filled so ably and so accep
tably in the past. Mr. Hyatt is do
ing, and has done, as much for good
roads as any other one man in the
State, and with him at the head of the
South Carolina Good Roads associa
tion will continue to be a great powet
flor this uplift in South Carolina.
AiREENWOOD NAU A SUICIDE.
T. F. Sanders Takes His Own Life
SLeaves Note to Mr. Jake B. Hal
lreenwood, Jan. 23.-M. F. San
ders, a prominent business man of this
place, committed suicide last night
about 7.30 o'clock by shooting himself
in the right temple with a 38-calibre
vistol. That the act was premeditated
'is evidenced by the fact that he left in
-a -note to Mr. J. B. Haltiwanger, in
istructions where to find his body.
The -note, which evidently was writ
-ten only a short while before his death
lis as follows:
'",Get ?at Blalock and some others
o't our friends and come down to the
Seaboard. You will find me on the
lower side of fill below switch, near
large drain pipe, that is under fill, be
low Taylor Ring. You will see my
coat near the pipe. So don't say any
thing to many, as I don't care for my
family to be alarmed until you see me.
"M. F. Sanders."
Mr. Haltiwantger received the note
which was sent by a n.egro, about 8.3(
o'clock and, of course, hurried to the
spot designated and found the body
in apool of water and mud, at the enc
of the passenger station.
the dead man's coat, as mfo.s
"There is no foul play responsible
for this act. 7.30 o'clock. M. F. San
Mr. Sanders had met with business
reverses lately and the probable cause
of his terrible act can be attributed to
this fact. For the past several years
Mr. Sanders had been actively engag
ed in the dry goods and millinery busi
ness here and during this time made
many warm friends. He was 50 years
Mir. Sanders is survived by his wife
and three children, who are: Marshall
Sanders, student at Clemson; Mrs. J.
B. .IcCaila, of Knoxville, Tenn., who is
now here, and little Katherine San
ders; his mother and father, Dr. and
Mrs. William Sanders, of Ninety Six;
brothers, Messrs. W. S. Sanders and
Irvin Sanders, of Ninety Six; Royal
Sanders, a travelling salesman; sis
ters, Mrs. T. L. Alston, of this place,
and Mrs. Stewart, of Greenville. The
funeral will be held tomorrow morn
ing at 11 o'clock.
BOOMIERANG, TILL AN'S OPINION.
Senator Talks About Wilson-Harvey
Affair-Recalls Watterson's Op
position to Bryan.
Washington, Jan. 23.-Senator Ben
jamin R. Tillman, of South Carolina,
is of the opinion that the Harvey-Wat
terson incident has proved a boomer
ang for those two gentlemen, and will
react to Governor Wilson's credit rath
er than injure him as a candidate.
While Senator Tillman has not com
mitted himself, and will not yet, he is
strongly inclined to favor the nomina
tion of the New Jersey executive as
the most available candidate.
Thinks Wilson Stronger.
"I shall wait before committing my
self," declared Senator Tillman. "but
I am greatly impressed with Governor
Wilson. I do not want the Democratic
party to name a Republican in dis
guise, as has been done in the past.
As things now appear, I believe Wil
son is stronger with the people than
he was before the Harvey-Watterson
incident. He has been tried in the
fire and came out without singed
wings. I had given Henry Watterson
credit for more sense than to try to
foist off a story like this, with the
material facts concealed, though I now
recall that he went back on free silver
"Saw Through Scheme."
"Instead of Wilson showing a lack
of gratitude to Harvey, as we have
been led to suppose, he saw through
the scheme, measured Harvey and
Watterson correctly and refused to be
lassoed and tied to Thomas F. Ryan.
This fact should and will make him
stronger with the masses of the peo
pe, for I believe they are sick and tir
ed of being betrayed by men who have
climbed into high offces under false
"Governor Wilson may as well be
prepared for other attempts to destroy
him, as he is evidently 'very obnoxious
to the Wall street bunch of men who
run 'big business.' Every time one
Iof these big Anti-Wilson bombs are
Idischarged the people soon discover a
Wall street clock lying around with a
time fuse attached. If they keep on
I expect to see him get the nomina
tion, and if nominated I expect to see
ROADS )IUST HAUL BEER.
Decision Considered Big Victory for
I Liquor People.
Washington, Jan. 22.-Liquor inter
Iests today won a far-reaching victory.
in the supreme court by a decision
'that railroads mutst ai-ry beer when
1offered for transportation into "dry
counties" of another State. The de
(cision affected particularly shipments
from Indiana into Kentucky.
Justice Lurton, who announced the
court's decision, also laid down some
limitations on the jurisdiction of the
(interstate commerce commission. He
upheld the action of shippers in going
before judicial tribunals to test the
validity of laws rather than to the
commission. He said the commission
had jurisdiction over administrative
questions and matters of fact, but the
court had "undisputably" determined:
That beer and other intoxicating li
quors are the recognized and legiti
mate subjects of interstate commerce.
That no State can forbid any comn
mon carrier to transport such articles
from a consignor in one State to a
consignee in another.
That until such transportation is
Iconcluded by delivery to the consig
nee, such commodities do not become
subject to such regulation restraining
their sale or disposition.
He explained that the Wilson act,
which subject:ed such liquors to State
regulations, although the liquor still
was in original packages, did not ap
ply before actual delivery to the con
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GILDER & WEEKS.'
SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY.
At the late residence of Mrs. Harriet
.ong, deceased, in No. 9 township, on'___
aturday, January 20, [.9U, at 11 ST.
'clock a. mn., I will sell to the high
st bidder for cash the personal prop- C
rty of which Mrs. Harriet Long died, Th4
seized and possessed, consisting oft
oe mule, household and kitchen fur
Isaiah J. Lowman,.
-2-St. Administrator. W
EWBERRY OPE RA HOUSE FOR iwit
I RENT. da~
The City Council of Newberry, S.C.i.
nviesseaedbids for the lease of the' in
ewberry opera house for a term of
hree (3) years, beginning April 25, t
912. Hlouse has a seating capacity of
00. Only theatre in Newberry county.; for
own has population of 6,000. Bids an
nust be filed prior to April 1, 1912. M
ent to be paid mo.nthly in advance. He
All bids to be accompanied by a certi- SOt
led check for $50, as evidence of good Sp9
ath. Checks will be returned to n
uccessful bidders. Successful bidder' all
ill be required to give surety bond lan
for five hundred ($500) dollars to co
uarantee performance of conditions Cai
f lease. Right reserved to reject any for
nd all bids. For further information, hot
address, and file bids with Jno. R. W
Scurry, Clerk and Treasurer, New- an
erry, S. C. 1-19-ti. as
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STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, lan
COUNTY OF NEWBERRY. e
By virtue of executions lodged with tan
e in the cases of South Carolina Loan dec
,d Trust company against J. A. en
Blakwelder, J. J. Lane and J. D.ch
avenport; South Carolina Loan and bhl
rust company against G. D. Daven- bae
port, M. A. Carlisle and others; Bankth
f Columbia against M. A. Carlisle, et
al; Wallace B. Todd vs. J. J. Lane; o
Bailey & Son vs. J. J. Lane, et al;th
G-eorgia Chemical Works vs. 3. J. inci
ane, et al; First National Bank . ofle
Clinton vs. J. J. Lane, et al; Palmetto a
ational Bank vs. M. A. Carlisle, et al, the
(as well as by virtue of various other the
xecutions lodged with me) I will sell he
within the legal hours of sale on sales- h
day, being the 5th day of February. a
1912, subject to -the mortgages that
exist upon it, all that tract or planta
tion of land belonging to James J. iA
for the Attorney to
1 a client in a distant
tid seriously interfere
;agements made for
ince Bell Telephone,
his distant client and
gements at home.
1 Telephone increases
L who adapt it to their
ith equal satisfaction
you a Bell Telephone?
e, one of the defendants in the
ve stated cases, situate in the
nty of Newberry, in the State of
th Carolina, and bounded by the
I which leads from the residenc
3. C. Matthews, in the direction of
residence of B. F. Mills, which a
.rates 'it from lands of S.
Crotwell; by lands of
rge Johnstone; by lands of J. A.
dwell; by lanis co the estate of E.
Hipp, from which it is separated
the public road that leads from the
n of Newberry to the old steam I
1; by lands of Rosemont cemetery;
Lands of Mr. and Mrs. F. N. Martin;
lands lately the property of James
ne, but now owned by the New
ry Real Estate company, and by a!
et of the town of Newberry which'
stituts a continuation of Ha.rring
street. There are several mort
es on this property and by order
court the sale will take place, as
:ed, subject to the mortgages. This
at of land is supposed to contain
e two hundred and ninety (290)
es, more, or less, the exact number
cres not being known.
erms of sale: Cash.
sM. M. BUFORD,
Sheriff' Newberry County.
heriff's Office, Jan. 10, 1912.
iLTE OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
0UNTY OF NEWBERRY.
OURT OF COMMON PLEAS.
Newberry Savings Banqk, Plain
ifs, vs. Frank G. Spearman, Jr., and
ohn R. Spearmana, Defendants.
y an order of the Court herein I
sell to the highest bidder before
court house at Newberry, S. C.,
hin the legal hours of sale on Mon
, February 5, 1912, all the interest
estate of Frank G. Spearman, Jr.:
all that tract or plantation of laud,;
tate, lying and being in the Couad
of Newberry, State of South Caro
, containing three hu;ndred and
Ly-seven (347) acres, -.nore or less,
tbounded by lands of Mrs. Fannie!
fett, A. S. 8. Langford, ThomasI
ry Spearman, and Salie RI. Hud
(formerly J. S. Spearmian, S. R.1
~armanl and G. C. Williams.)
so all the interest and estate in
that other tract or plantation of
d lying and being situate in the
nty of Newberry, State of South
olina, containing two hundred and
y (240) acres, more or less, and!
.ided by lands of, or formerly of,
.1 Sanders, Charlotte V. Spearman,
others, being sometimes kniown
Little River Place, of the late John
Spea.rman, the said Interest in said
is, both tracts, being derived un
the termls ef *he last wilt and tes
tent of the late John R. Spearman,
eased, the grandfather of the de
dant Frank G. Spearman, Jr.
'erms of sale: One-half the pur-'
se money to be paid in cash, the
ance on credit of twelve months,
credit portion to be secured by the
.d of the purchaser and a mortgage
the premises sold with Interest at
rate of 8 per cent. pe" annum, and~
ase said bond -a.nd mortgage is col
:ed by suit or put in the hands of
attorney for collection, 10 per cent.
st be added to the amount duet
reon, as attorney's fee. The pur
ser may. pay all his bid in cash if
o desires. Purchaser to pay for!
ers and recording of same.
H. H. RIKARD,
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