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iLADS WAY TO -RAVE
Man Collapsgs as Deputies Remove a
Few Shovelfuls of Earth Reveal
ing the Body of One of His Fly
Dixieland, Cal., May 4.-The body
of Miss Nina Lee Deloney was' found
by a searching party directe4 by
Walter Andrew Watson, - her alleged
slayer, early today. Watson'halted
an ambulance in which he was being
oconveyed five miles north 6f Coyote
"There's the gulch,' he said. As
sisted by deputy sheriffs, he walked
to a spot near a small cliff. "There's
4he ledge," he added, pointing. Dep
uty sheriffs turned a few shovelfuls
of earth and revealed the body.
Nina Lee Deloney was one. of the
five wives Watson is said to have con
fessed to killing. He was brought
here from Los Angeles last night to
lead the searching party to the grave
of his alleged victim.
with staring eyes, due to his physical
condition, was unshaken until the
body lay in view. As he walked feebly
from ethe ambulance to the place
where he said the body was buried
he was accompanied by scores of of
ficers, public officials, newspaper men
ahd photographers. More than 100
curiosity-seekers followed the party.
Eeventy-five automobiles, carrying
nearly 500 people, had made the trip
acros sthe desert from El Centro.
Deputy sheriffs with shovels stepped
forward and turned a few bits of
earth, while cameras clicked andlthe
crowd stood watching.
Then one of the men dropped his
shovel and bent forward. An instant
later the canvass-shrouded form of the
dead woman was taken from the small
grave into which it had been jammed,
distorted and almost broken by the
force which had been applied to thrust
it into the grave.
The canvass was opened just enough
to make sure that there was no mis
take. Then it was allowed to rest
until a 'casket arrived, and the pris
oner, the body of his victim and their
escort of hundreds started again for
El Centro, where an inquest was or
Watson collapsed when the body
was uncovered and had to be assisted
to the ambulance, where he lay dur
. e o9
Yes, we nlow has
a garage with pie
at night, clay or ir
ciently equipped t<
and backed by a ni
tion' in this comIYIl
> We further stat
cause of our locat
no rents or city lic
.Bring your wor
A. C. SHORTI
ing the subsequent stir of getkiing the
body ready for transportation.
The position of the body: bore out
.every portion of Watson's alleged
statements concerning his course after
he had killed- thd woman. He had
sa.id he wrapped the nude body in
canvas, put it in an automobile at
Santa lonica, adjacent to Los An
geles, and driven over the coast high
way, inland through San Diego Coun
ty and then carried it in his arms to
a spot he could not reach by auto
mobile, where he thrust it into a small
excavation. The discovered facts tal
lied with this story.
The prisoner was the center of at
traction at El Centio, Coyote Wells
and here, the'only points passed on
the way to the disovery of the body.
At El Centro thousands surged around
the train 'and the restaurant where
Watson and his keepers had break
fast. The man was nervous and
asked the deputies whether there was
danger of violence, but when he was
reassured he talked indifferently on
He objected seriously, however to
the photograplieis who tried to get
snapshots and negatives of his every
move. He threw his arms before his
face and pleaded with his guards to
stop the photographing. They de
clined to interfere.
At the grave Watson made a speech
to the crowd before he would go for
ward. He said:
"Mv friends, I have come a long
way to assist the law. I am not well,
as you, can see, and I wish to r.equest
that I be not worried with questions
or requests for pictures until the body
Charged With Murder.
El Centro, Cal., May 4.-Walter
Andrew Watson, alleged bigamist and
murderer, was formally charged with
murder late -here today when a co-o
ner's jury, after an inquest over the
the body of Nina Lee Deloney, which
was recovered this morning from its
hidden burial spot ,in Western Im
perial County, returned a verdict
that "death was caused by a blow on
the head by James Watson." The
latter name was said to be another by
which the prisoner is known.
Watson was the principal witness
at the inquest. lie identified the.
body of that of "my wife, Mrs. Dc
loney." le also told "the .iur y he had
killed her and had buried the body
in the lonely grave in a mountain
gulch, thirty miles west of' El Centro.
rd Parts, Gu
e exactly What you have been
nty of floor space tg pr'ovidle r
bad weather while in our cai
>handle the avgra ge job on all
ehanic that ha5 already built
3 that we are able to do good
on; we have our own electric
ense to pay.
k to us and ot a square dal.t
As the hour approached for the of
flcers to place Watson on the train
for his return to Los Angeles tonight
a mob gathered at the railroad sta
tion and threats of lynching became
prevalent. Sheriff Applestill and the
Los, Angeles deputies spirited their
prisoner to another station by auto
mobile, concealing their destination.
SEARCH IN VAIN
Ridgeland, May 4.--Vains Workman
the nine year old son and only child
of Mr. and Mrs. V. H. Workman of
Pineland, (lied yesterday morning in
Savannah at a hospital after an opera
tion had been performed 'in vain. Fri
lay afternoon' the little fellow went
out in his father's field near his home,
where some ne'groes were at work,
and a negro boy named Sidney Riley
16 years old, is said to have resented
a remark made by him and, becoming
enraged, got a heavy pole and struck
Vanis in his side. The boy fell to the
ground and all the negroes in the
field ran away, and it was with the
greatest difficulty that he finally got
home to his mother, his father being
away from home at the time. A doctor
was hastily summoned, but it was
realized at once that he had been in
jured internally -and the chances foria
recovery were very slight.
It is said that imemdiately after a
the negro had delivered the blow he
threw the pole down and ran, and as
far as it known has not been seen
since that time.
Searching parties, aided by the sher
ifr of Jasper county with his deputies,
are making a determined search for
the negro. The negro relatives state
most positively that they have not
seen him since lie struck the lad and
deny any knowledge of his where
The negro boy has never before been
Away from home any distance, and it
is not thought that he has gone to
any city or nearby town to hide him
,elf. The general belief is that after
he realized what lie had done lie wen
into a dense swamp near Mr. Work
man home or into the Savannah river
swamps, and that lie is lost therein.
The officers are taking every steps to
protect the nej-ro if caught.
Dallas, May 4.-InidorsemenC ft of.
President Wilson and li; admilnistra
tion by overwhelming majorities was
indicated in first returns from today's
Democratic county conventions held to
elect delegates to the state Deniocra
if Oil andIi
long looking for
oomn for your car
c, a garage uf11
mnakes ofd-ars f
a wide reCputa
vork cheaper be
s. GOD WIN,
SMALL PROFIT MADE
B YMAKERS OF SHOES
Washington, May 4.-Replying to
,harges that he had made excessive
rofits on war contrpcts. Richard H.\
zong, head of the R. H. Long com
)any,- Framingham, Mass. shoe nanu
acturers testified today before a house
var investigating committee tlhat his
-oipany received less than 2 per cent.
)rofit on contracts aggregating more
Mr. Long, who appeared at his own
equest to answer previous testimony
)efore the committee, further de
dared that his company saved the
overnment $4,071,000 through lower
>ids for leather and textile supplies.
Figures were presented by hin to
;how that the company's profits were
'402,900 which he said was $1,965,700
ess thant a normal 10 per cent. prbfit.
"Our income in 1916 the year before
;he war" Mr. Long asserted, "'was
-reater than our annual income from
var contracts in 1917 and 1918. In ad
lition, we lost our regular business
ind we still are handicapped by being
ied up with a hirge amount of war
naterials in hand."
Pre eitation of statistics on the
om pa ny's wiar business was followed
>y lengthy questioning of the witness
>y Chairman Graham who later asked
hat the concern's books for the war
)eriod be furnished the comitiitLee. Mr
Iong comlplied with the chairman's
POLES CLOSING IN
Warsaw, M;iy 4.-The Polnls !.grad
tally areV closiig in u en Kiev. not
v.ths;t.anding th reAtar r the
3olshevik infantry and trillery. Re
)orts received here today indicate
hat the Poles are from 35 to 45 kilo
neters from Kiev at several places.
It is asserted that the defenders
)f Kiev are demoralized but that the
ront line of the reds is being forced
:o fight as the rear a.cd, made up of
'h se mernares, ar.' ! 'ng (town
:!I fhoe:: res wIh :e L without
,ier's to to so.
MR. MULDROW BURGESS
Kingstree, May 3.,-A long distance
>hone message was receivedl here
tbout noon yesterday announcing the
leath of Mr. Muldrow Burgess, son of
Or. and Mirs. Robert E. Burgess, of
[he decease:l was forty-mne years old
md for the past t'i yve'e em-ployed
t Pulman e11 nlu r I wI h n.' nar
rs at Savanniah, Ga. IProir to tak
ng up this work, Mi. Burg ss serve:!
even yetrs inl tho" he Ua eh t. teAs rmIly
md was with the American forces at
ekiii, Chira, duria- th Boxer un
vas married to Miss Lula Epps, of
,;s nlom-e commuunity.
Mr. Burgess is well remembered in
anning as he worked here neveral
ears. le was very popular among
r 1)( ile who are saddene! learn
his su aen death.
MR. PE1)ER E. RIDGEWAY
>dani, A pril :,0.-- -(, April 28, at
is home near Oak Grove Methodist
biturel Peter F. 'idszewav passed
he :_ le h-"i n'! ben sick
tew days, having had a stroke of
ppplexy-on Sunday night before.
he diedl at the ripe age of 79 years.
Ie had lived all of Ihis life in this
ection of the county, and a man of
nusual Christian qualitir-'s which 'roes
a . a.0a go haml~v andh five
inmi::: imtyL. lie leaves a widowv and1
ever'I ehil''r.n fou r'-mis. Reubeni,
!e0y. P er. :'n-h A. 0). and three
aughters, Mless L15I lie Ridgewvay,
S Bowick & Matti -W'&t , al!
!'hi~s cout.. A\lr. Rtidewayv~ was5 a
oldier in the WVar Betwveen the States,
nml it is said a true soldier in (every
ense of the word. HeI had beena
iltn'ber of the Oak Grove Mlethodlist
hurch since childhood, and a faithful
ndl loyal mem ber. lie will be greatly
ussed both biy church and commun
T'.11:mn'n-; were iter (a in lie
att'' Oa k G :-ox chureb oni
'hursdhay evemnd a funeral services
e meI hw N : 9-) ..-- *' -. . S.
irge that not miore thlan one-half was
CARD) OF' 'r'A\'g
I wish to express the i nan ks otf my
elf '"nd faul iy for the m:ty kidn.;
tektness ant death of' .ay husb~andl.
Mrs. P. E. Ridlgeway.
The qual'fledl voter - residing in
)avis Statio\ School 0istrict No. 26
'il hereby ta enotice thlat an elee
oin will be hel at D mvis St at ion on
'* - May U ~nticith (20th,) 1920
tt.' j)1.ose of oting onl the qunes
ion of whether satI district shall
>vy and colleet ann) ally a further
peciml tax of four (4 ),mills for gen
ral school p~urp~oses. \ Registration
ertificates andl tax' ieceipts required
s in general elections. Polls open
rom 8 a. mn. to 4 p. mn. By ordier of
E. G. STUK ES,
A. S. RAWIANSON,
T'rustees in and for Davis Stationl
. AXVIILLE DOTIS
Misses A ileen Cor'bett and Jesisie
urtis spent the latter part of last
ecek in Hennettsville, attending the
o nnal conference of the WVomian's
lissionary societies of the South
arolina Conference. Miss Curtis wvill
pond awhile in Chesterfield visitinlg
irs. C. K. Curtis before her return
Mrs. Mary S. nloinay. ha bee
critically ill for several days andl her
condition remains unimproved. The
family has been summoned t. her bed-1
Mrs. Alex F. Rodgers has returned
to her home at Kingstree after a two
weeks visit with her mother, Mirs. A.
Miss Alice lodge of Darlington
visited at the home of the Misses
Hodge near town.
Mr. Iserson Minis of St. George was
in town for a short while on last Fri
day. H is father, Mr. Martin Miis is
ill at the Tuomey hospital.
The pupils of Miss Jessie Curtis'
music class of the Paxville gradd
school gave their last recital for the,
term on last Tuesday evening. On
account of the bad condition of the
pia no at the school auditorium, the
recital was held in the Methodist
church. The class rendered their
selection adnirably, and swode per
serverance and study.
, i- ;nd Mrs. E. M . McLeod of
/lorence are here viztting their par
Mrs. ). R. Hill spent a few days of
last week visiting relatrves at Mullins.
The Woman's Christian Temper
ance Union will meet next Tuesday
afternoon at 4:30 o'etock at the home
(If mrs. John A rdis. The president
vould appreciate the attendance of all
Wiemlbers and visitors will be gladly
Notice is hereby given that a meet
in of the Stockholders of the Peo
p1- s Wholesale Grocery Company will
be held in the oflice of the Company
in the Towin of SIImmptton, S. C., on
the 31st, day of May *A. D. 1920, at
5'lock mn the aifternfoin . This meet
!i,: 2 is to Consisider a iSOlut-ioni
adopted by the Board of Directors
authorizing an incre-ife in the capital
'onk of si id Cono' Cion filitln $10,
000.00 to $40,000.00.
L . E.\DON.
Sumnimerton, S. C., Mly' 1, 1920 18-2c
WANTED live or si>t'goodl men to
work for a week, *,-oh4 pay. White
or colored. R. I). C .
WOR SALE. xtra ine miilch cow,
Jersey, bi$ 1iulker, rich milk, can
s-. her Il -: my housc. 11. It
PEAS --We offer 'vhfiat we have to the
fm m1rs who ne .-aed them at $5.00 per,
bushel. DickII (. rocery & Feed
R. ). CO'1: IRAN WIL L HE ON TIlE
JOB) pers ,gally to sell your tobacco
at the NewgXa rehouse. Every n!
wd.il have his persona:l at tent ion :n I
auctioneerling wvhih hias bioupht t he
best results to t~h growers to lie
had in the past.-------- --
I IMfE--.IME - Gaiyers Ilydlrated
uime im 10) aound bagi. Saves time
and( dIoes the sam'. as Coopered
I Ime. If you arie not building,
don't you need a han a round youri
home ? l);iksoni Groceity & F'eed Co.
GASOLINE SYSTEM----Oil Tanks and
P~umpls, Air Comnpr'essor's, Compt
ing Scales, Show Cases, Account
IP'rister's. Flmom' "can I I -
Cash Registerr, Safes, Store Fix
11ur,'s. The TI amilton Sa leq Co.
Coluniahia, S. C. No.:--t .
on, S. C.
OBACCO GROWERS of Clarendon
County I wish call your attention
to the fact that\ the New Planters
Warehouse forn yrly operated by
Messrs Terrell atd Satterfield will
be operated this -eason by It. D.
JUST RECEIVED-k'. ig stock of
Reapers and Binders... These are
the machines you will ne soon so
buy now. Coffey &' Rigby.s.
R. I). COTIRAN willbe in the Ware
house bus e,:. by hi iself as here
tofore. Ife will be foI id at the new
Phmters Warehouec f'mnierly run
by Terrell an ! ,atterfie1l.
'IIE AVERY C U LIVATOR-The
best made-is handlod by Coffey
and Rigby. They 'in'vite your in
R. D. COTHRAN will have ample
room for his largS patronage this
year at the new . 'arehouse, one of
the largest and beist warehouses in
Eastern South Carolipa.
HAVE SOLD about 125,000 Red Heart
Cedar Shiligles in 20 days--my
stock is running down fast and if
you want to save money and get
good shingles Send5(me1 your orders
quick. W. P. Legg.
DISC IIA1 ROWS--A latge stock to
select from. Come aiti. see them
at our stables. Coffey &\Rigby.
VELVET BEAN SEED--90 day Vel
vet Beans. $3.75 pier bushel. Dick
son Grocery & Feed Co.
Il E VERY LATEST' lne-of Farming
Imupleient.:; nn b) found at our
stables. We will be 'dhb to (em
onstrate ay of them to yo. Cotfey
SIIINGLES--We ojlf r only the best
in Red Heart e~,dar Shingles,
$11.00 per thousa d. Dickson
Grocery & Feed Co.
COME TO TOWN mwl make some
money working for -", D. Cothianl.
Good pay, Come next wae
FE'EDS of .a11 kinds. the kinds thtt
do your st(k . 111od. Dick';on
Grocery & Feed'q'
JOOD 1ItAII ((3W for sale eli
see B. D. Cth;n
WE ARE prepared to do your (l
ciuining, paper hanging 'n iir..
ior decorImtiti. A Cuit' stock of wall
paper to select from. The \ -e
Mantel Co., S ut e r. S. C. -c.
dY STOCK OF cAAY ist runingn Mow
wtth no prosp~cts5 of anymnore ho
fore the onitt arvest . Shoul you
need nv I . hur ' ~try your 1 order. WV.
ba;rgaitn. W. S UIdliay. .\lann -
T ICE( --Thle follow v stncock (elirt1
cate's itn Thle an td f Pinwood havme
been lost, stoln or d1 esItroyed. No..
t ie' is hereby g i ven that a ppliation
wd'il be made to the sid IHank of
Titnewooud for the issuance' ofne
('ettiticates to replace sam' :u he
oilice' oIf the said hIantk on the 25th
lot' It shareIs to N. L,. IBroughtn
*tertifit' No. 54 for 9 shares to N.
1,. lt'roughtm . The Banik of line..
ve the i
ARD WARE CO.
on, S. C. U