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OPEN REVOLT AGAINST
DRY LAW IN HE NORTH
Prosecuting Attorney and Chief of
Police Join in Open Air Fight on
"WINE SLEIGH" IS SEIZED
Agents Call on Washington for Help
in Putting Down "Whiskey Re
bellion" in Iron Country.
Chicago, Feb. 22.-A "rebellion
against prohibition" has broken out
in Iron County,, Mich., and the county,
led by its prosecuting attorney, is in
"open revolt" against federal author
ity, Major A. L. Dalrymple, federal
prohibition director for the Central
States, notified Washington today.
A prohibition agent and a party of
Michigan State constables were held
up February 19 by Iron County ofli
cials and wine they had confiscated
taken from the in, according to word
brought to Chicago, today by Leo J.
Grovo, of Marquette, supervising pro
hibition agent for the upper penin
Major Dalrymple appealed to Attor
ney General Palmer to order war
rants issued for the arrest of the
prosecutor, two deputy sheriffs two
police officers and three other resi
dents of Iron River, a mining village.
While awaiting word from federal
authorities, Dalrymple issued orders
for a company of picked prohibition
agents to gather here tonight pre
paratory to starting tomorrow on an
armed expedition which, he declared,
will "clean up" Iron County.
Grove, accompanied by Lieut. R. G.
Strope and troopers' masters and king
o fthe State constabulary, seized
eleven barrels of wine at a mine on
Iron river, he reported to Major Dal
Grove loaded the liquor in a sleigh
now for tw
When the talk turns fr<
and the traveler with t
in with, "There's an a
the railroads," here ar
to give him:
American railroads ha
als, freight and passen;
from the great city terr
A good concrete-and-f
$36,000 a mile-just a
ing the cost of culverts,
Our railroads couldi
day for $150,000 a n
They are capitalized fo
much less than their acta
thousand dollars today s
English railways are ci
mile; the French at $155
Low capitailization and
ency have enabled Ame
the highest wages whil
Sissociation of 9h
Thsose desiring Information cee
mnay obtain luterature by wi
Railway E!Aecqtivss, 61
and started to move it to Casplan
headquarters of the State coiistabu
lary, in that section' of the peninsula.
When the sleigh reached Iron River
it was met by Prosecuting Attorney
P. A. McDonough, Deputy Sheriffs
Chard and Jesse Allen, Police Chief
C. H. Sensihba, and Police Capt.
McDonough, according to Grove's
report, told the prohibition supervisor
that he was under "arrest for trans
porting liquor" and ordered his men
to seize the wine. Grove put up a
fight, but was overpowered. The wine,
he says, was returned to the Scalcucci
Brothers, who is said to have made
it, by McDonough, the rep.'rt adds,
told the brothers to post an armed
guard over it with orders to shoot
if the federal agent tried to regain
Authority Crossed Up.
After receiving the report Major
Cars of Character t
SUMTER, S. C,
Lit be built
m politics to railroads,
he cocksure air breaks 1
wful lot of 'water' in
e som. hard-pan facts
ve cost $80,900 a mile
tations, yards, termin
ninals to the last spike.
.sphalt highway costs I1
bare road, not count
t' t be duplicated to-h
r only $71,000 a mile
ial value. Seventy-one
vill buy one locomotive. I
pitalized at $274,000 a
000; German $132,000;
$67,000 a mile. The
countries is $100,000,
high operating effici
rican Railroads to pay
e charging the lowest
is bublished by the
cerning the railroad situation
'ling to The Association of
Lraday Ne, n.4 -
Dalrymple asked that Attorney Gei
3ral Palmer Instruct the United Stat
:ommissioner at Marquette, Mich., I
issue the warrants. Grove reports
bhat District ;Attorney Myron I
Walker, at Grand Rapids, had order<
the commisisoner to issue no wa
rants without first submitting the
to him, which takes from five to fi
Iron River is a small village in ti
nining country a few miles from tl
Wisconsin line. The population of ti
:ounty is largely composed of Italiar
md Silicians according to Grove, ar
)ootlegging has been rampant- in ti
mills and woods for months.
The Michigan State constabulai
ried to "clean up" the county a fe
nonths ago and Capt. Marsh, of U1
onstabulary, was shot by a boo
Attorney General Palmer, wl
topped in Chicago tonight for a fe
tours, en route to Topeka, Kan., to]
1ewspapermen that his office wr
eady to furnish all cooperation po:
ible to the prohibition agents.
An appeal addressed through Danii
loper in the regular way will brin
in investigation of the Michigan case
Have Ample Authority.
Washington, Feb. 22.-State an
listrict prohibition authorities hav
mple- authority under the Volstea
rohibition enforcement act to det
vith the "rebellion against prohib
ion" in Iron County, Mich., Depari
rent of Justice and internal revenu
ureau officials said tonight in di:
ussing the first open flaunting c
he "dry" law to be reported to th
wo government agencies jointly eri
rusted with enforcement of th
Agents of prohibition director's of
ce in Michigan, however, will b
iven full cooperation of the Wash
igton authorities, it was said a]
bough beyond advice and instruction
s to procedure officials were no
ble to say tonight just what step
rould be taken here.
Attorney General Palmer was ab
ent'fro mthe Capital and reports o
be "revolt" had not reached Wililar
Frierson, acting Attorney General
t was pointed out at the Departmen
f Justice that the request of Majo
1. L. Dalrymple, prohibition directo
or the Central States, that the At
orney General issue warrants to th
rrest of the Iron County authoritie
ecused of defying the prohibition la,
ould not be granted inasmuch a
he judicial and not the prosecuting
ranch of the government must swea
ut warrants. The Attorney Genera
light recommend to the United State
istrict attorney at Grand Rapids tha
rompt application for warrants b
iade to the nearest United State
Officials predicted that the "rebel
on" would he short lived, saying
bat enforcement of the prohibitio
iws were entered into with the de
ermination to act swiftly and em
hatically in case of any open at
emplt to dlefy the statutes.
ADVERTIlSE IN TH'IE TIMES
Pursuant to an order of J. M
iindhaim Judlge of Probate. I wil
all to the highest bidder, for casi
t the Residence of the late Dillwool
ohnson, near Pinewood, S. C. o:
'uesdafy the 2nd day of March 192(
t 11 o'clock A. M. the following per
One wagon, mower and1( rake, bugg3
ne mule, one horse, lot of corn, on
>t of meat, set of buggy harness, on
>t of general merchandise one lot o
ousehol furniture, lot of cotton seer
ne hog, about 5 bushels of pens, smal
>t of oats, one lot of patent medicin<
ne cow, one lot of syrup, one box o
'icon, 600 pounds, lot can goods, on
raphone, one lot of plantation tool
nd farming implements and an
thmer article of personal )prpety be
>nginig to saidl estate, not mentionei
Pinewood, S. C. Feb. 14, 1920.
'IIE STATE OF SOUTII CAROLINj
County of Clarendon
y J. M. Windham Probate Judge:
Whereas, .Jane IHilton made suit t
me to grant her Letters of Adaminis
ration of the Estate and ell'ects o
Trhese are, therefore, to cite and ad
monish all and singular the Kindrei
ndt Creditors of the said Moses Ilil
mn deceasedl, that they be and appea
efore me, in the Court of Probatt
be held at, Manning on the 1st da'
f March next, after publication here
f, at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, t<
how cause, if any they have, wh:
w said Administration should not b
(Given under my hand this 12th da;
f February Anno Doamini 20.
J1. M. Windham,
d. Judge of Probate.
The qualified voters residiing in Bar
ineau Cross Roads School Distric
So choo pupssi" aixitit
e H. L.garrinau
Selection foill be held at C arrineau
3 Cross Roads school house on Friday,
March 5th. 1920 for the purpose of
voting on the question of whether said
d (istrict shall levy and collect annual
f ly an additional levy of four (4) mills
for school furposes in said district.
I Polls open from 8 a. in. to 4 p. in.
nBy or ther of
W. H. Thigpen,
VM. J. Floyd,
II. L. Barrineau.
- Trustees for Barrineau Cross Roads
School District. 7-2t-c.
SSSi R[f 's SALES
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
- Clarendon County,
- Under and by Virtue of sundry
Executions issued by L. L. Wells,
t Treasurer for Clarendon County, and
Eto me directed, I will offer for sale on
Monday the 1st, lay of March, 1920,
within the legal hours for judicial
sales, in front of the Court House at
Manning in said County, the follow
ing real estate for taxes:
SSimon James, 1 lot.
-~P. B. A ndreovs 1 lot.
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Thomas E. Gayman, 5 acres.
H. 0. Hodge, 40 acres, 3 buildings.
Hattie B. Ragin, et al 57 2-10 acres.
Edw. Richbourg, 1 lot.
Sarah Sabb, 3% acres, 2 buildings.
Sarah Dyson, 5% acres.
Est. Samuel Bennett, 100 acres.
J. E. Carter, 1% acres, 1 building.
Virginia Carolina Chemical Co. 75
acres, 1 building.
Laurence Richardson, 50 acres, 1
Mrs. Adell Brunson, 1 lot, 2 build
Aaron Ragin, 1 lot.
Willie Rht.me, 5 acres, 3 build
Cantey Weathers, 31 acres, 1 build
Est. C. J. Lesesne, 1 lot.
Rachel McFaddin, 1 lot.
A. W. Weston, 1 lot.
W. T. Fleming, 18 acres.
J. E. McLeod, 100 acres, 1 building.
Willie Francies, 210 acres, 2 build
Julius Hanmpton, 41 acres, 1 build
Carrie H~amp~ton, 41 acres.
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J. J. Fulwood 100 acres, 1 building.
E. A. Green 58 acres, 2 buildings.
Est. S. D. Powell 150 acres.
S. J. and G. W. Montgomery 51,
S. J. McEveen 50 acres.
Mrs. Sue Cuzack 15 acres, 1 build
E. B. Gamble,
Sheriff, Clarendon County.
TH ESTATE 0 FSOUTH CAROLINA
County of Clarendon
By J. M. Windham Probate Judge:
Whereas, Ellie T. A. Hodge made
suit to me to grant her Letters of Ad
ministration of the Estate and effects
of William W. Johnson.
These are, therefore, to cite and ad
monish all and singular the Kindred
and Creditors of the said William W.
Johnson deceased, that they be and ap
pear before me, in the Court of Pro
bate, to be held at Manning on the
8th day of March next, after publica
tion hereof, at 11 o'clock in the fore
noon, to show. cause, if any they have,
why the said Administration should
not be granted.
Given under my hand this 16th day
of February Anno Dommni 1920.
J. M. Windiham,
7-c. Judge of Probate.
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