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LETTERS TO SANTA CLAUS
Paxville, S. C., Nov. 29, 1920.
Dear Santa Claus.
I want you' to bring me a tool cheat
an air rifle, a plenty of fire works and
a lot of, fruit.
Your little friend
John William larvin.
Paxville, S. C., Nov. 29, 1920.
Dear Santa Claus:
I am a little boy eight years old and
am trying to be a very good boy and
I want you to bring me a drum and a
air rifle a little tool chest, fire works
and a lot of fruit.
Your good little boy,
James Gunter Harvin.
Macon, Ga., Nov.,$0':.- teports from
Brooks and Thomas counties, near the
Florida line, late tonight indicate
that a negro, who was alleged to have
assaulted a young woman of a promi
nent Thomas county 'family Monday
afternoon, was lynched by a posse of
citizens near Paveo.
The negro was captured 12 miles
from Paveo and taken to the home of A.
the young woman. Here he was iden
tified. The posse then started with the
negro to the Paveo jail, but the ne
gro had not reached there at mid
The young woman had just returned
from a visit to a neighbor's home and
was sitting in front of a dressing
table combing her hair, when the
negro entered the house. He had a
pistol in his hand and stated that an
outcry meant death. Terrified, the
girl leaped fro mther seat and ran.
The negro did not shoot, as he threat
ened, but gave pursuit. Just at the
door leading to a porch the negro
caught her by her hair and she was
The negro drew from his pocket a
rope and wound it around the girl's
neck. She had already fainted. This
wa sabout 3 o'clock, and it was after
8 o'clock before she regained con
sciousness. Her sister came home
from school about 4 o'clock, discov
ered the crime and gave the alarm.
WIFE MURDER CHARGE
Dublin, Ga., Nov. 30.-Following
the death in a local hospital tonight
of Mrs. Marshall Bass, wife of a
'young farmer, her husband was
placed under arrest on a charge of
murder. Bass is being rushed to
Macon because of threats of violence
The sheriff stated that he had evi
dence that the woman had been
driven from her home by her hus
band. With baby in her arms she
walked nearly two miles, he said,
when her husband overtook her and
beat her over the head with a club.
The sheriff said that Bass then shot
her twice as she arose. The woman
still clutched the baby in her arms
when she was picked up. Neighbors
who followed Bass to his home found
the supper hot on the stove, ready to
be served, having been prepared by
Mrs. Bass just before the tragedy.
TROOPS ABOUT FIUME
London, Nov. 30.-Fiume is sur
rounded by three battalions of Car
abineers, and shots have been ex
changedI between regulars and Ga
briele D'Annunzio's legionnaires, saysC
a dispatch to the London Times from
Milan. General Caviglia, command
ing the gover~inent troops, says he
will (10 his best to avoid unnecessary
bloodshed the dlispatch adds.
MURDEROUS ASSA UILT CHI ARG El)
Baltimore, Nov. 29.-The arrest of a
you1In' man on the charge of having
assaulted his sweetheart clears up the
mystery of a bloody trail and other
evidence of what the police believed
might have been a murder, discovered
hist Saturday in East Baltimore. -
Annie Ruszkawitz 19 years old, to-I
day accusedl the man of murderous
assault and another man is held as an
MAY OCCUPY TH'IRONE c
A thens. Nov. 29.-Sreious considera
tion is being givenl Admiral Coun-r
diouriotis, former regent of Greece, for
the throne of Albania, says a reportC
publishecd by the newspaper I mbros.
WANTS FIVE MILLION
Washington, Nov. 29.-The Carolina
(linchfield and Ohio Rasilroad today
asked the Interstate Commerce Corn
mission permission to issue fifteen
year 6 per~ cent cumulative income
debentures totalling $5,000,000 to pay,
short ternm notes.
Cleveland, Nov. 29J.-The price of a
twenty- four-ouince loaf of bread was
redluced from fourteen to twelve cents
e day by a grocery company operating
a large number of stores here. The
I wo-cent reduiction is nmade possi~ble
by the decline in the price of flour
it was announcedl.
WOOD)EN BOX F"OUND
Danville, Nov. 29.-A wooden box
co'ntainling $300,000 in liberty bonds,
wa sa~vmng stumps and life insurance
policies which were stolen from the
Hank of Halifax at Hlouston, Va., eight
weeks ago, was found today by Guy
lampkmn, a farmer, at Alidway Va.,
aecording- to epnorts reeved hare.
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