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The Manning times. (Manning, Clarendon County, S.C.) 1884-current, May 24, 1922, Section One Pages 1 to 8, Image 1

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4rthern Ireland Government Takes
Drastice Action to Prevent Mur
ders by Sinn Fein
Three Hundred or More Prisoners
Taken' by Special Constables in
Big Clean-Up
Belfast May 23.-Three hutidred
or more prisoners were taken by
special constables in the various
counties of Ulster today. The pris
oners comprised for the most part
officers and men of the Irish Re
publican army, as well as members
of the Sinn Fein and other organi
zations opposed to the constituted
authorities here.
Although the Northern govern
ment had contemplated drastic ac
tion against the Sinn Fein,. it was
the assassination of W. J. Twaddell,
a member of the Northern Parlia
mont, that really decided the gov
ernment to act promptly. But at
the same time it reduced the num
ber of captives in the round up, as
many of the leading Republicans
left Belfast dreading reprisals, and
thus escaped the police net.
Prisoners to Be Interned
The prisoners will be interned,
but the place of their internment
%has not yet been decided.
Premier Craig in Parliament to
day declared that the recent se
rious disorders made it clear that
forcible action was necessary, con
sequently he had issued a new reg
ulation making membership in the
Irish Republican army an offense
in itself. The government had fur
ther decided to arrest a number of
persons under observation . because
it was impossible to allow such in
dividuals in Ulster to carry on a
conspiracy against authority. The
government would not hesitat' to
employ its full power to suppress
such conspiracy.
The premier emphasized that this
action was not due to panic, but
had been in mind for some weeks.
He evidently anticipated reprisals,
for he proceeded to speak of the
military which would be required if
there was any invasion of strength
against Ulster tonight.
Raid Carired Out
Belfast, May 23.-(By the Asso
ciated Press.)- The greatest raid
in the recent history of Ireland was
carired out early today when
swarms of police swept through Uls
ter and rounded up 200 Sinn Feiners,
the majority of whom were Irish Re
publican army officers.
The northern government's action
was taken, it was stated, in an ef
fort to suppress not only the Irish
Republican and the Irish Republi
can Brotherhood, but al other Sinn
Fein organizations in the six coun
ty areas.
The government's move follows
t owiftly upon Irish Republican army
raids and burning of buildings in
the counties of Down and Antrim
and the intensified hostilities in
Belfast recently culminating in the
murder yesterday of W. J. Twad
dell, member of the Ulster Parlia
Taken in Country Districts
Nearly every town and village in
Ulster was visited, but the bulk
of the prisoners was taken in the
country districts, from farm houses.
Comparatively few captures were
madec in Belfast andl most of 'the
Irish Repubilean army men liiving
in the Sinn Fein dlistricts of Bel
fast, anticipating action by the po
ice as a result of the Twvaddell
assassination had gone "o nthe run."
Trhe captures incl ude Caapal H-ealy
member of the Fermanagh County
Council and~ prominen1t Sinni Fein
leader in that district; Thomas C.
Corrigan, accountant for the Fer
managh County Council; Samuel
Sheridan, chiairmani of the recently
dlissolvedl Newry Boards of Guard
ians, and1 Eugene McGilligan, coun
ty couincillor, who was the Sinn
Fein candidate in North Derry at
the last general election.
The early estimates of the num
ber of prisoners taken ran as high
as 1,500, but these proved to be
greatly exaggerated, and officials
expressedl belief that up to this
noon the tota had not exceeded
200. In Belfast, particularly, the
number of Irish Republican army
me neaught fell far beolw the early
Des Moines, May 23.-Waving a
letter from "Wild Bill' Hart, two gun..
man of the movies, before 800 Presby
terian commissioners of the 134th
Generrl Assembly here today, the
-Rev. Gustav Briegleb, of Pasadena,
Calif., chargedl that film interests
were ridicul ir g Protestant pastors In
their pictures in retaliation for the
censorship campaign being condluctedl
against thorm by the Protestant relig
Hart's letter was a reply to one
from the minister and saidl "I adi
mire a man who will carry on his
good work even though he hats to
rob a stage coach to (10 so."
"Show me a picture where a
Catholic priest or a Jewish rabbi
is ridiculed," demanded the Rev.
* ~ *
The c e ,0WfClarendon have the
aopporttat 7 rting on Friday of see
ing the bes line of entertainments
that have appeared in Manning for a
long time. The famous Redpath
Chautauqua will be the attraction.
This' big company of up-to-date en
tertainers hps been brought here on
the guaratitee of over 100 of our
citizens with Mr. Joe Davis as chair
man of the committee. It is to be
hoped that our citizens will turn out
freely to these entertainments. The
following is the complete prograin:
First Afternoon
Introductory exercises.
Grand Concert - Nevin Concert
Admissian 50c-Children 25c.
First Night
, Concert-Nevin Concert Company.
Lecture and Art Revue Extraordin
ary-"Wit and Wisodm of the Chalk
and Clay"-J. F. Caveny.
Admission 50c-Children 2iic.
Second Afternoon
Grand Concert-Gretchen Cox and
Admission 50e-Children 25c.
I Second Night
Concert-Gretchen Cox and Com
Lecture-" Victory," Edward Am
herst Ott.
Admission 50c-Children 25c.
Third Morning
Stories for the Children-Stephani
Admission 25c-Children 5c.
Third Night
Grand Concert - National Male
Admission 75c-Children 35c.
Fourth Morning
Children's Entertainment -Hughie
Fitzpatrick, Noted Clown.
Admissian 25c-Children 10c.
Fourth Afternoon
Lecture-"America Looking Ahead"
-Montaville Flowers.
Admissian 50c-Children 25c.
Fourth Night
"Friendly Enemies", Delightful
Comedy Drama, New York cast.
Admissian $1.00--Children 50c.
Fifth Morning
Children's Entertainment- Bernice
Admissian 25c-Children 5c.
Fifth Afternoon
Popula i, Concrt-Kubl ick Company
andl~ Bernseie Van.
Admission 50c-Chtildren 25c.
Fifth Night
Concert -Kublick Company.
L'cture-"The Wonders of Bur
hank"-Dr. IH. A. Adrian.
Admissiona 50c-Children 25e.
K imball Piano Used.
Major W. T. Islake is here photo
graphed with his pet, "Mike," the
pretty tabby that will make an aero
p lane trip around the world with
.his maas ter.
The New Hero
Refers to Attacks Made on Her by
Knights of Columbus--Sums Up
qAgggin on Dry Question
New York, May 23.-Lady Astor
started back home to her six chil
dren and her weo'. in the House of
Commons today, smiling and viva
cious, just as she was six weeks ago
when she larded ..here for a visit
to her native land.
The first thing she is going t~o
do on ari'iving in IEngland is to
visit her chilh "en-one of them in
this school, another in that, two
more in a third, she said,-and then
go home and see the baby of the
The eldest son, she -thought, would
meet her and Lord Astor when the
Aquitania dlocks at Southampton.
Among the great number of
boxes which she is taking home are
toys worth $150 for the children.
She bought them on a shopping
tour yesterday.
Preceding Lady Astor up the
Aquitania's gang plank by only a
moment, was William Randolph
Hearst, whose name has been con
nected with gubernatorial aspira..
tions but who today enme out for
Mayor Hylan.
"When I am running for oflice I
don't run away," Lady Astor re
marked, greeting a group of re
porters on the deck.
When someone asked her if her
remark was apropos of one of her
feilow passengers, she winked and
said, "I a mjust saying that's the
E~nglish method."
Lady Astor, remarked that the
one discordant, note in her visit
had been the clamor of some who
advocated deporting her as ain un1
desirable alien.
"The only ones who wanted 111
deported as an undesirable alien,"
she said, "Are thv: who preach1
hate in the name of God.
"Ad he hee s hsth ol
thig he orhelff prs a
LAdDm ATORe LytA eon cm.
ano o the ldry Q.eP.ion he
anew LayAor May 23.-LayAge.r
DIecaring hat proibio in the ueo
Conmond Stayan siling andviva
prouisut had sheenssx k ag oi
whein she tei spireta fregenvra..
thn ofr thghe is,"Ld gongto s
sued on farewienli statement smin
visi her cpinionone dry thesioin
oin hirds o he saceanite
go home nd soin te abyvofte
're ontued, sheutought, supor
mo g ption gydret nvoterws.
bLxes Astoi si shestkn homd hare
itysaidtha $150 frc tine Amlden.c
Shel bogt themnks ahl sheopoorg
tourd ynote utdelaedsh hd o
si preciadyvrkeshto d p ther
cutesand' gaurches now - ohad a
moety reucdvask ilam a doslh
"erswhse ae thas esult off
nette ih ubnaorthe prand
prbtion hs bwouh(te to many
Wen and m chlren instfo othe al
mared, dgradatin o ore of the
prters , I the out hen.
remark foraroo thoftry has en
god. psencontinued. wiThed genra
senimentI ems to bin that it i
renly getthe ortd." i.
Lady Astor, eared that the
only ,ioant-.Am tric n hprpaganda
sha been the clard s en-o
gendr ed blior inereasants, twh
he gonly inites ater the
sheuo qsaion. S e aid prohiitionh
'And hn iterefi nths onlyprb
Knihtsof oluwefaebtsf.cea
nolitime Al wntrelIytltn O
Greer, May 20.-A marriage of un
usa mnterest was solemnized Thurs
day afternoon at 4 o'clock at the
Appalachian Teachers' home, when
Miss Nelle Cunningham of Williams
burg, Mo., became the bride of Charles
Washington Wells, formerly of Man
nmng, but now of Greenville. The cere
mony room was beautifully decorated
wvith ferns and Southern smilax. An
improvised altar with a white arch
covered with pink Dorothy Perkins
roses, and with tall pedestals upon
which burned tapers in silver candel
abra formed an artistic setting for the
bridal party. Before the ceremony
Mrs. B. A. Bennette sang "At Dawn
ing" and "I. Love You Truly." To
the strains of the wedding march from
Lohengrin, played by Miss Isabel
Free, the bridal party centered. First
came the dainty little flower girl,
IIelen Taylor of Walhalla, carrying
the rmng mn a large white rose. Mrs.
Thomas A. Richards, dame of honor,
followed. TIhe bridegroom entered
with his best man, W. W. Grimln of
Greenville, and was met at the altar
by the bride, who entered and was
given in marriage by her brother, the
Rev. J. B. Cunningham of Grenada,
Miss. The impressive ring ceremonyl
was performed by the Rev. A. G.
Wardlaw, D. D.
The bride was lovely in her wed
ding dress of white Canton crape with
coronet veil and orange blossoms.
Her only ornament was a set of
pearls, the gift of the bridegroom. Her
shower houquet was of white roses
and valley lilies. Immediately after,
the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Wells left
by automobile for Asheville. A fter
their return they will be at home at
1304 Pendelton street, Greenville. The
bride's traveling dress was a coat
suit, of navy tricotine with accessories
to match.
The bride is a daughter of Mr. and
M'Vrs. S. C. Cunningham of Williams
burg, M~o. She has taught for sev
eral years in the Victor and Appala
chman schools and has endeared her
self to the people of this community
by her attractive .and charming per
Mr. Wells holds a responsible posi
tion in Greenville with the Victor
Mlonoghan company.
Mlrs. Wells' coworkers in the Ap
palache school, 'Misses Kate Smnith,!
LousePlwda ad/issAla ih
burg asssted i nerani'te5
rehtivs ad fins. TeIuto
M-w CHAuES weSJ W.Eri t
GeWells and 2.-A. mrrge of uan
un'int restn was. solemnDyed Thr.an
(rL.aP Holeris, Mr. S 'loana the v
Missparaa Tefachrs ofGronime, tvhe
Mis. N.lR. Cunningham of Wirenada,
Misr, Ms, beamenahe Edwrid of Car
Waington Wlls, aryly of Manen
ning, Miss MathoObon of Grevlli'lecr
imton romiws bee aflydor aed
roses, anl Mithe tWi~dea Grpen,
abree formd Van artstheofthen Vior
schoo faduILovty.Trl."
The comenrmninsmo of the w~~igmrhfo
Mahnin, highychol'wyi be srahel
atee the Pbtralnat Chutrh Sunday
mrin t 11:0 io'citllowbev. gi.l
IL.l Mcaoy, oSumtaer.crrin
The rdaing lrexie rse. willsb
Tolock Tuecdardsnng (lae ofddnrs
follobed dee byrJ.degrontFrerd
sonh his bth anersityri ofSoCa
Threefllowiang ivs ma the atofrolf
bythe rdein class.r~lan ~a
givubyi mriageam, hiler brote, tei
Miss. ThemEsdon Brng ceremon,
Sara pesefnrmed byimer Ev.AG
Warddew, illia RihrDoLl
RihgbLrie wsprovelt, Chr Wilson
distes Won, white Canton.C~)Owt
cTeiladutnd oxrnges blossms
ofar the giftlofwhebingro.:e
thPrer-Rev. Mr. A.( Mrs.le lf
Syalutoobilelfam Aseille.Ardson.
thartur heyul lt be and hy---a
sutlo avy Prophcot-Sariacesses
Tomath. eirsEtle isn
Vralyearinct...hnhlto Pnod Apaa
Lieut. Governor Sworn in as Governor
Succeeding Cooper, at Noon
Last Saturday
Governor's Mansion Occupancy Will
Changt Early in June--Mrs.
Harvey Here
Lieutenant Governor Wilson G.
Harvey, of Charleston,. became the
governor of the state at noon last
Saturday and Governor Cooper's
resignation took effect. The new gov
ernor was sworn in and he is today a
resident of Columbia and the chief
magistrate of the commonwealth.
The inauguration ceremonies took
place in the court rooms of the su
preme court, with a large audience of
friends and officials gathered. Chi.f
.Justice Gary administer'ed the oath.
The new Governor and Mrs. Har
vey and Miss Harvey, one of their
daughters, are in Columbia, and are
stopping at the Jefferson, which will
be the "governor's mansion" for sev
eral weeks, the Ilarveys occupying
the Mansion early in June. Mrs. Har
vey and Miss Harvey will return to
Charleston this afternoon, to come
back ;o Columbia at an early date.
Governor Harvey Saturday after
noon expressed his pleasure at be
ing a resident of the capital. "A
like Columbia and am glad to be
im your midst," he stated.
The new governor has not per
formed any important official du
ties as yet, though there are sev
eral matters on his desk which
will demand his attention this
week. "My first 'official act," he
stated yesterday afternoon, "was
to write to my daughters in Charle.
ton and tell them the induction into
office had been performed success
Both the governor's maie state
ments to the press when the change
in oflice took place. Governor Cooper
thanked the people of the state for
their cooperation with his administra
tion and urged that the state's sup
port of its educational system and ti
program of education launched in re
cent years be not weakened. le ex
pressed his regret on leaving the state
and the afliliations with other state
oflicials. lie commended the splendid
executive ability of his successor and
wished him well in his new field of
Governor Ilarvey expressed his
appreciation of the administration
of Governor Cooper and urged that
the people of the state cooperate
with him as they have with the
retiring executive. lie called "for
level-headed, temperate, careful and
patriotic thought and effort," in
handling the serious alfairs of state.
Governor and Mrs. Cooper leti
Columbia last Saturday afternoon
for Washington, where the ex
governor will assume his new duties
as member of federal farm board,
and where Mrs. Cooper will make
certain arrangements for their aboeIc
in the national capital. They will:
return to Columbia within a week,
and will then leave albout .J ne 5, to
make their permanynt home in the
city on the Patonmae.
The large number who were. pre
:ent in the supreme cot roome for "
the cerenia ies incident to the change
of governors was cosmi'oo!it.m an t
relreseitat ives eof men -m wl;; of
the state. R at ives of b.h the re
tirime and noin alr nwr
J'" sent. Il'.siles~s stud pr . :. cn l
m e9(n1 w e'e there; at leatst (n1 ll1: '
presidentt., Dr. I). H;.. J hns:on1. of Win-!
throp, wvas ani attfendlant en the txe'r
(cises. P'ractically all of the :t1' oif
ficials andI miany staite emloyeesitt wer
One interested specctator who faun
his w~ay near' the st an wt ~ herec tha
oath wvas being iimeinigerd was
"B~obby"' Cooper~t' the ymiint- "on
(,over in od li 'lr Cooper. i (olet
hia Rec9 Iosd.
-His Excellency Dr. Otto Weid
fcldt, the new German Amnbassador
to the United States, said, "1 am
glad to be able to live in your most
mierestmg country," when he
la nded in New Y.rk on his way to
J1( . G1.
Fox, Gappins and Kirby to Die on
June 16th.
Convicted Last August For Killing
Brazell, Columbia Taxicab
Columbia, May 23.-S. J. Kirby, C.
0. Fox and Jesse Gappins, convicted
last August of the murder of William
C. Brazel, a youthful taxicab driver
of Columbia, were sentenced at Lex
ington today to be electrocuted here
at the State penitentiary June 16.
The trio last August hired Bra
zell's automobile on the streets of
Columbia to drive them to Augusta,
and before they reached Lexington
they struck him on the head, half
stunning him. They then, while he
was half lying on the running board,
stabbed him to death, Cox confebs' g
at the trial that he wielded the k,.. e
and "ground it in the wound." The
body was then thrown into a nearby
The men then proceeded beyond
Augusta with Brazell's car when
they had tire trouble. Kirby, who
was alone at the time, met a chain
gang guard and confessed. The
three men were locked in the Au
gusta jail, which was later sur
rounded by a iou ;roan L.a, State
"n an effort to get the iihre :.;en.
F or bile ee dys and Ii};:. armed
nen patrolled this vicinity in an
endeavor to find the men. No
trouble was experienced in getting
the men to the State penitentiary.
There was no demonstration at
their trial at Lexington in August
when they were sentenced to death
August 21. This execution was stay
ed by appeals to the State Supreme
'T'he prisoners were taken to and
fro mnthe State penitentiary today
under heavy guard. The day pre
vious, Jane 15, is the date set for
the execution of Frank M. Jei'ords
an( Ira.. Harrison, convicted- here
Saturday of the murder of J. C.
Members of the Clarendon County
Cotton Association met in the Court,
louse last Tuesday for the purpose
of electing oflicers for the County
organization and executive commit
teemen for the township organization
and also delegates to the district con
vention which meets in Sumter next:
Tuesday, May the 30th. The follow.
ing are the officers elected:
G. T. Floyd, Chairman; C. R.
'l'ouchherry, Vice Chairma a . \
IHolliday, Secretary.
The following executive ce tinnoit tee
moin were elected:
W. R. Keels, C. 'gary; N. Z. An
rews, Sammy swmv1n; J. 'T. Timch
heiTy, (oncord; A..1. . Plowden, Frii 'nd
ship; E. O. Rowe, St. Jmnes; M. J.
Iv):iis, Santee; .. S. .and, Brewing'
t n; .1. I'. Huddin, New i'/An: .1. M.
W\indlham, Mam-1uingt; P. Ii. Reaves,
Plowlen Mill; W. E. l.niels, Itar.
monay; Dr. G. E. Ga(mble, Dw: tila:: I).
.\1. Epps, Midway.
The followingt were elven 1; .e
> ifes to the district "onvention:
1. M. WinIham, N. Z. .\ndienw, .l.
0iorgan Sprott, \1. .1. DIi: , R. 1.
D epa rtmenit wvas bescieged with ini-.
1u1iri's today from I'riend o 'f LIon.
aid Wood in the hole that s'nii
woritd hadl heent rece ived of hinm
since' his yacht was cautght in a ty
phooni near the island of' M1indoro
in the Philippines bu~ the depoart
mnit. had receivedl c advis t'romc
Someti .nit was expreed in
ofli~l c'ircles, althoughd the hope
wcas expr~essed t Ihat thle ya'chit hadc
a nc'hored ini a shielteredcc place andtc
that. no harmi hatd beftalIlen the Gov
ernor Genieral ori h is wife and
Cauiight in Tlyphoon
- Maila; P'. I ., Mlay 23.--(Ihy the
Assciateid Pre'ss) .-Wireless que
ris t o the yacht A po on wvhich Gov
erinor- General IL eona rd Wood anad his
wvife and dlaughiter saile'd Satur day
for M indoro have not been answered
and the typhoon which raged yester
day is believed resp~onsihel for the
delay in their return.
The apo is believed to have sought
re'fuge ini soime port of M indoro. Cen
eral Wood plannedl a brief visit, of in
spection on the island. No serious
damage from the typ~hoont has been
Brest May 23.--Of seventy-eight
Portuguese on board the Egypt,
eighteen met cieath. Nine of their
bodies were recoiveredl and funeral
services held over them this morn
ing. The funeral was attended by
the Portuguese consul, the mayor
of Brest, the captain of the Egypt,
French officials and many sur
vivors of the dlisaister. The Portu
guese consul dlelivered a funeral
oration ite which he thanked tb
city authorities for the relief giv
the surviving sailors of his nat,

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