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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 chest
an air rifle, a plenty of fire works an
a lot of fruit.
Your little friend,
John William Harvin.
Paxville, S. C., Nov. 29, 1920
Dear Santa Claus:
I am a little boy eight years old ant
am trying to be a very good boy anc
I want you to bring me a drum and t
air rifle a little tool chest, fire work:
and a lot of fruit.
Your good little boy, '
James Gunter Harvin.
Macon,% Ga., Nov. 30.-Reporta fron
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 Monda3
afternoon, was lynched by a posse o1
citizens near Paveo.
The negro was captured 12 mile:
from Paveo and taken to the home of
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 returnee
from a visit to a neighbor's home anc
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 ai
outcry meant death. Terrified, the
girl leaped fro niher seat and ran
The negro-did. not shoot, as~he threat.
ened, but gave pursuit. Just at the
door leading to a porch the negr<
caught her by her hair and she wa:
The negro drew from his pocket t
rope and wound it around the girl':
neck. She had already fainted. Thi:
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
dred the crime and gave the alarm.
WIFE MURDER CHARGE
Dublin, Ga., Nov. 30.-Fallowing
the death in a local hospital tonigh
of Mrs. Marshall Bass, wife of a
young farmer, her husband wa:
placed under arrest on a charge o
murder. Bass is being rushed t
Macon because of threats of violence
The sheriff stated that he had evi
dence that the woman had bee:
driven from her home by her hus
band. With baby in her arms sh<
walked nearly two miles, he said
when her husband overtook her an<
beat her over the head with a club
The sheriff said that Bass then sho
her twice as she arose. The womai
still clutched the baby in her arm
when she was picked up. Neighbor
who followed Bass to his home foun
the supper hot on the stove, ready t.
be served, having been prepared b.
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
chan'ged between regulars and Ga
briele D'Annunzio's legionnaires, say
a dispatch to the London Times fror
Milan. General Caviglia, command
ing the government troops, says h
will do his best to avoid unnecessar
bloodshed the dIispatch adds.
MURD)EROUS ASSAULT CHARGE.I
Baltimore, Nov. 29.-The arrest of
.voune man on the charge of havii
:issaulted his swveetheart clears up th
mystery of a bloody trail and othe
evidence of what the police believe
aight have beenx a murder, discovere,
hast Saturday in East Baltimore.
Annie Rtuszkawitz 19 years old, to
day accused the man of murderou
assault and another man is held as a:
MAY OCCUPY THlRONE~
A thens, Nov. 29.--.Sreious considlera
ion is being given Admiral Coun
,iouriotis, former regent of Greece, Ifo
the throne of Albania, says a repor
puiblished by the newvspaper I mbros.
WANTS FIVE MILILION
Washington, Nov. 29.-The Carolin
('linchfield and Ohio Railroad toda.l
asked the Interstate Commerce Com:
mission per'mission to issue fifteen
year 6 per cent cumulative incom
debentures totalling $5,000,000 to pa
-hort term notes.
Clevehandl, No~v. 20.-T-Ihe price of
wenty-four-ounce loaf of bread wau
redu.cd from fourteen to twelve cent
today by a grocery company operatin
a large number oft stores 'here. Th
(wocent redluction is madle possibi
by the decline .in the p~rice~ of flbu
it was announced.
WOODEN BOX FOUJND
D~anville, Nov. 29.-A wooden be
contulining $300,000 in liberty bond:
wair hiaving stampis and life insurane
policies which were. stolen from th
flank of hlifax at flouston, Va., eigt~
weeks ago, Was found today by (;u
Lampkin, a farmer, at Midway -Va
accordling to reports received here.
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