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LETTEURS TO SANTA CLAUS
Paville, S. C., Nov. 29, 1920.
Dear Santa Claus.
I want you to bring me a tool chest
air rifle, a plenty of fire Works and
Your little friend
John William Iiarvin.
Paxville, S. C., Nov. 29, 1920.
r Santa Claus:
I am a little boy eight years old and
trying to be a very good boy and
I. w'nt you to bring me a drum and a
iir rifle a little tool chest, fire Works
and a lot of fruit.
Your good little boy,
James Gunter Harvin.
Pia4n, Ga., Nov; 80.-Reports 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
the young woman. Here he was iden
tifled. 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 mher seat and ran.
The negro did not shoot, as he threat
ened, but gave pursult. Just at the
door leading to a porch the negro
caught her by her hair and she was
The negro dre* 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 hati 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 clu6.
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 shota have been ex
changed between regulars and Ga
briele D'Annunzio's legionnaires, says
a dispatch to the London Times from
Milan. General Caviglia, command
ing the government troops, says he
will do his best to avoid unnecessary
bloodghed the dispatch adds.
MURDEROUS ASSAULT CHIARGED)
Baltimore, Nov. 29.--The arrest of a
young 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
last Saturday in East Baltimore.
Annie Ruszkawitz 19 years old, to
d-y accused the man of murderous
assault and another man is held as an
MAY OCCUPY THRONE
Athens, Nov. 29.-Sreious considera
tion is being given Admiral Coun
douriotis, former regent of Greece, for
the throne of Albania, says a rep~ort
puiblished by the newspaper Imbros.
WANTS FIVE MIILLION
Washington, Nov. 29.-The Carolina
Clnchfield andl Ohio Rtailroadl today
'asked the Interstate Commerce Com
mission permission to issue fifteen
year 6 per cent cumulative income
debentures totalling $5,000,000 to pay
short term notes.
'Cleveland, Nov. 29-The price I~f a
twenty-fouriounce loaf of bread was
Petlced from fourteen to twelve cents
foday by a grocery company operating
:large number of stores here. The
two-cent redluction is made possible
by the .decline in the price of flour
it was announced.
WOODEN BOX FOUND
Danville, Nov. 29.-~A wooden box
containing $300,000 in liberty bonds,
war saving stamps and life insurance
polices which were stolen from the
anofHalifax at Houston, Va., eight
weeltsa~go, was found today by Guy
Lampkin, a farmer,- at Midway Va.,
according. to reports received here.
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