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MGRO IS SLAIN
WAS ('HARKED Vi'ir.l !!ini!Ml
ASS All T
Keys Are Securcd Fr?nj tinner
Allen Seymour is Taken to Ii:s
Han:;)! on. Dec-. 16.?A body <x arm
J men broke into jail here early this
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Bowers, his keys and removed from a
* ' ?11 a negro. Allen Seymour, who was
being held en a charge of criminal as>au;t
upon the person of a young
white woman, and lynched him. The
jailer states i at his room was opene.I
and he was aroused about 1 o'clock
this morning. His bunch of keys was
on a dresser close by and ina very
few minutes the mob, which seemed
to consist of some 40 or 50 men, had
The negro and had gone, some staying
:n the room "witili- the jailer while
others opened up the cell upstairs and
procured the prisoner.
Trio entire affair was kept so quiet
that few people in Hampton knew ]
anything about it until late in tee
day today. Sheriff Williams was no- J
rified some time shortly after the ne-;
gro had been taken and he and his j
<teputy, Herman Lightsey, set on to
see iif they could prevent the lynching,
find the body L:' the negro had
been lyncf:edL or apprehend t&e
lynchers. Xot until about 1 o'clock
today was the 'body discovered. Xo
one could be found who knew any- j
thing aboat the lynching and now it J
is impossible to get any definite, posi- j
live information as to the final af-;
fair. The body was found lying near j
the road between Hampton and Prince '
Williams Baptist church, about two
ailes from Hampton. The prisoner's '
hands had been tied behind his back j
and his body bore the marks of several
It now appears that this negro attempted
an assault upon a young
white woman who lived near Prince !
Williams church late Thursday after
noon, December 10. He was working
for a band o: gypsies who were camp-,
ing in that community and shortly j
~a>:ter the attempted crime this negro
v;as appref:ended with the assistance
cf the gypsies and lodged in jail, H^-e
negro's attempt was not carried out i
because the screams of the young |
woman brought prompt assistance to
her. It is said today that an attempt
was made to storm the jail on Saturday
night, December 12, but the
sheriff "had been warned and the jail
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fug made, the guards were not on duty
at 1 o'clock tfcis morning, and tl^-e
very "orderly" mob carried out the intention
that had been expressed on
Saturday of last week. Xo one can
explain why there was so little noise,
sc little excitement and no rumors or
TV/vn>ilt. C! Vi r> i ff" T.io-Vifoov ctutPS thflt.
ucpuiv UUC1U i. 34n,kjv,i
lie questioned the negro, after he had
Ireen placed in jail, and that he admitted
the charge and describe-d in
detail wibat he did. Allen Seymour, it
is said, came from Colleton county,
DELINQUENT TAX SALE.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
County of Newberry.
By virtue of executions delivered to
me by John L. Epps, treasurer of New
teerry county, I will sell in front o"
the court house at Xewberry, on salesday.
in January, 1915, within tLe legal
hours of sale on account of delinquent
State and county taxes, for 1913, the
following real estate: '
1. One lot in town of Xewberry
assessed to W. K. Sligh, bounded by
lonWc nf T i Rnrtrvn Mrs. E. Xor
wood. Harper St., and a acant lot.
2. One lot in town of Newberry assessed
to B. J. Troutman, bounded by
lands of John Kibler, lot No. 5S of
High Point land, Nance St., and Nance
-3. One lot in town of Newberry
assessed to Neel Nance, bounded by
Mc'Swain St., lots No. 11 and 13 and a
ten toot alley same being lot No. 12
as shown on a plat in clerk's office
in Plat Book No. D, at page 411.
4. One lot in town of Newberry assessed
to Maud Nance, bounded by
lands of Wm. SMeppard, Annie Dawvino
ari/i I.SHM whitpn^r and bv Cald
5. Thirty-five acres of land more or
less assessed to Luther and Hawkins
in the town of Prosperity, said land
now divided in two lots. One bounded
by lands of Frank Merchant, R. L.
Luther, Jerf Wicker, Shi^oh .Methodist
churci'.i and Prosperity road. The
other bounded by lands of R. L. Luther
and Prosperity road.
6. The household and kitchen fur
niture of .Jo> n L. cannon in tne town
of Xewberrv. S. C.
Terms of sale?cash.
Cannon G. Incase.
December 15th, 1914.
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: Should Read the -ollowlng
Letter?Mrs. SIsok's Story
About Her Child's Recovery
is Entirely Reliable.
Palmyra, Pa.?"Three years ac*o my
little prl had black measles which left
her with a chronic couch and so awfully
i thin you could count all her ribs,and she
' coughed so much she had no appetite.
" \Tnthinor we r>-ave her seemed to
I help her at all until one day Mrs. Neibert
! told me how much good Vinol had done
her little girl, so I decided to try it for
my little one, and it has done her so much
good she is hungry all the time, her
cough is gone, she is stouter and more
healthy in color and this is the first win- ;
ter she has been able to play out in the
! snow, coasting and snow-balling without j
! any ill effects."?Mrs. Alfred Slack,
I We know Vinol will build up your
little ones and make them healthy,
_ a "l i i ii /? *
strong ana roDUSt, tnereiore we asK ;
parents of every frail and sickly child I
j in this vicinity to try a bottle of Vinol, \
| our delicious cod liver and iron tonic
! without oil.
If we can induce you to try a bottle
of Vinol as a body-builder ana strengthcreator
for your child, and you do not
find it is all we claim, we will return
your money on demand.
GibDZ'R AM> Wi^ivS DRUGGISTS
NEWBERRY, S. C.
OUR FIRST MILLIONAIRES.
Only Nineteen of Them In 1845, anc
Aster Led the List.
Had au iiuotae lax law been in effect
in ibis lo uitry in the forties of
tbe last rt'iunrv uu-tv woii.tl nave t>een
cnly one nun in New i m K city who
would have j a.d ft: .in :i.-ume of SI.
OOO.OUO. sav* Hit' New / ?:U Times
That was .)<>h:j .iij Asu?. pie jciiikI j
er ol tile ?? . in j
1M"? lit- was tTeti;fr<1 Willi *_'.*?.? It Hi IX HJ
Ilis name heads i lit- list * : uvaitlix
citizens ro:iiaiue<! in ;i |'.iiii|;h:et pan
lisheil in 1 ?J.".. Thi> was :i -.i-!iri\ en
larjxed edition oi ;i .i-t t-f Mail
hattan residents winch had been is
sued u few years helore
The entire list contains hilt ihuete<Mi
millionaires Next to Mr. Astor came
Stephen Whitney, credited with .$1U.
immxmmi he heiran life by retailing
liquors, says the compiler of the 1S
list, but the great impetus to his for
tune came from fortunate speculation
in cotton and then in real estate.
Next to him came William B Astor.
I son of John Jacob, with $5,000,000.
Then comes Peter G. Stuyvesaut with
$4,000,000 The old Peter Stuyvesant
1 farm in the vicinity of St. Mark's
| church and Second avenue, which he
| owned, had increased enormously in
value with the growth of the city, and
: many collateral members of the fam
' ily now trace their wealth to the
I Stuyvesant acr? s.
James Lenox, the founder of the
| Lenox library, was said to be wortt
$3,000,(HX); the Isaac Bronson estatf
: was worth j?L\r?0w.000.
1 Many of the wealthiest families of
today were far down in the list i'
! 1845. For instance. Commodore War
derbilt is said to be worth
Alexander T. Stewart had not vet at
! tained his great wealth, but was clos*
i to the million mark, with $S00.(Hmj
j while T. P. Barntim, who is called thf
j "guardian of the celebrated 10111
I Thumb," is rated at $150,000. an*"
; William Niblo bas the same rating
SOLDIERS IN THE MAKING.
How Australian Boys Are Trained Fo
I Australian lads of twelve years be
[ grin a more or less voluntary form o'
! military training. It is an indulgent
happy-go-lucky bort of thing, designed
| primarily to be of physical advantage
i Whpn thf> hids are fourteen years old
j a limited military service is severely
j compulsory, with penalties for evasion
j and tines laid upon employees and par
i ents who interfere, and thus continues.
with physical exercises, drill, parades
i and rille practice, for four years,
whereupon these cadets are passed into
the citizen forces.
Four whole day drills are required
! each year and twelve halt day drills
: and twenty-four uight drills. A per
; functory attendance upon these grave
; obligations?inapt, sullen, frivolous be
havior?counts for nothing at all. If
j the cadet fails to be marked efficient
i by his battalion officers be must per1
form his service all over again.
In Kalgoorlie. in Western Australia?
a great dust storm oiowing iuai msuiwe
watched a column of these "little
i conscripts" march past with rifles and
bugles and drums, and they were smart
to see?brown uniforms, with tricks of
| green, and wide brimmed Australian
j hats caught up at the side in the Aus
i tralian way. It is no farcical affair.
When we were in Brisbane, in
| Queensland, a score of truant youngI
sters were packed off to the military
I barracks for ten days of close contine'
ment and drill, and away they went in
a big Cape wagon in charge of a sergeant
major and under escort of some
brilliant artillerymen, a melancholy
little crew, these truants, then, facing
ten days of absence from home and six
! hours of d'ill on the hot parade ground
unde i sergeant} major who doubtless
knew how to improve the patriotism of
small culprits and would do it with a
j switch.?Norman Duncan in Harper's
Cures Old Seres, Other Remedies Won't Cure.
The worst cases, no matter of how lonjr standing:,
are cured by the wonderful, old reliable Dr.
Porter's Antiseptic Healing Oil. It rHievtj
aud Heals at chc sauic lime. 2f'w, 50c, ?l.i*
AUDITOR'S NITICE. j
1 cr an authorized a^ent will be at
f:e io' placcs for the purpose
of taki sr returns of personal property
for the fiscal year, 191-">.
r,, i.,,.,,.,,... j trv Tomiorv 7
Whitmire, Thursday, January 7.
C :;i Lowry Manufacturing Co.,
Fridr . .1u:ry S.
a r !s Saturday morning. January |
Xrv-.I c-rry, Saturday afternoon. Jan- i
a:y !>. and Monday, .January 11.
Jolly Str-'t. Tuesday, January 12.
T'cmaria. Wednesday. January 13.
Liu'.e Mountain, Thursday, January :
Frosneritv, Friday, January 15.
Newberry, Saturday, January 16.
I.onprshcres, Monday, until 12 o'clock j
a m. January 18.
p.-ivprst-rf-pt. Mondav afternoon. Jan- I
Caaj>pe]ls, Tuesday, January 19.
P. X. Boozer's Store, Wednesday,
St. Lukes, T ursday, January 21.
OWealls, Friday, January 22.
Newberry, Saturday, January 23.
Maybinton, Monday, January 2."?.
And at Newberry until February 20th
inclusive, after which date a penalty of
"0 rier cent, will be added ag-ainst all
persons, firms and corporations failing
to make returns.
I refer you to Sec. 299 of t'.:e Code
6- Laws of South Carolina. "Every
| rerson required by law to list property
shall annually, between the first
'ay cf January and the 20th day f
February, make out and deliver to the
I auditor of the county in which the
property is, by law, to be returned for
? ^ 1 4.V*
axation. a statement, vermea uy uaxu,
i i:i of the real estate Avhid'-- has been
I 5o!d or transferred since the last
j istment of property for which he was j
-esponsible, and to whom, and otf all
j the personal property possessed by
him, or under his controll, on the 1st
lay of January of each year, either as
owner, agent, parent, husband, guardian,
executor, administrator, trustee,
receiver, officer, partner, factor, or
holder, with the value thereof, on said
1st day of January, at t! e place of return,
estimated according to the rules
prescribed by law: Provided, That the
returns o- tVe following agricultural
products, to wit: uorn, couou, vmictch.,
cats, rice, peas and long forage made
on the day specified by law shall be
the amounts actually on hand on
August 1st, immediately preceding
he date of said return: And provided
further, That this sfcall apply only
tc such products as are actually in
the hands of the producer thereof.
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pj CHATTANOOGA, TENN. j Express Office?
Express prepaid East of I
.Posi Office ?
? sssswrar isaacsE
Which statement shall set forth:
The number of liorsr-s and their value.
The number of neat cattle and their
To number o: mules and asses and
TVip ninrhpr of shA^n und srnats and
TLe number of hogs and their value.
(The value of gold and silver plate,1
and number of gold and silver waie .es j
and their value.
The number of pianofortes, meiod- j
eons. and cabinet organs and tlieir
The number cf carriages, buggies, j
* aguiis. vai is, u: a,v j, una a.?-?tomcbiles
and their value.
Number and value of dogs.
The value of goods, merchandise,
moneys, and credits, pertaining to his
business as a merchant.
The alue of materials received, used
or provided to be used in his business
as a manufacturer.
The value of machinery, engines,
tools, fixtures and implements used
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\j I pi u t . tv u uwvv4 * *-*. *w ^ ?/m*.44?v^w .
as a manufacturer, and all manuf Actur- I
ed articles on hand oii'j year or more.
TLe value of moneys, including bank
bills and circulating notes.
The value of all credits.
T.:e value of investments in stocks
of any company or corporation out of
this State, except National banks.
The value of all investments in
bonds, except bonds of the United
States and this S:a.te expressly exempted
.The value of all other property, including
All male persons between tfte ages
cf 21 to 60 years, except Confederate
soldiers, or those persons incapable j
of earning a support from being.maim- j
ed or from any other cause, are liable i
to pa.y poll tax or o:ie aonar.
The law requires a tax on all grosB
incomes in excess of $2500.
Do not ask that 3Tour property be
tgken from the tax duplicate the same
as last return. Name of township
and school district must be given.
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?our druggist wi" refund money if PAZO
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Blind, Bleeding or Protruding Piles in 6 to 14 days.
The first application gives Ease and Rest. 50c.
invigorating: to the Faie and Sickly
The Old Standard general strengthening tonic,
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A true tonic. For adults and children. 50c
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jood whiskey, j |
to December 20 11 ^P'RiriM&LlH !
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: one extra "Jar^s 5 6ufl#klT f5*
express prepaid, jjl I^ALl 6 j
This offer expires December 20
set the extra bottle of ilec'icinal ilait
ase ship the following:
I will make a s
an g uuua iui k/vni
for Christmas T
Tinsel, Candles, 1L
kind for boys ai
and Saucers, Vas<
everything in Chi:
ti n . k i.
me Desi Assoni
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On December 16, 17, 18, !
31, 1914 and Jai
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Toys of every
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: rush, come now
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nuary 1, 1915.
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