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Cohen Ca.se io Higher Court.
Thc ctiso* of N Ii Cohen charged
with breach of trust with fraudu
lent intent, came up before Magis
trate Calhoun last Friday at Clio.
After an extended hearing and
some legal battles, ("oben was sent
up to the circuit courland his bond
fixed at $500, in default of which
he was remanded to jail to await
trial at the approaching tenn of
The style of tho ease was Paul
Finch, agent vs N 1? Cohen charged
with broach of trust with fraudu
lent intent. Finch alleged he was
district manager of tho Chicago
Crayon Company and that Cohen
bad been employed by tho compa
ny. Ile alleged further that Co
hen was in last December assigned
the territory comprising Cheraw,
Clio, Marion and Bonnottsville to
work and deliver tho company's
goods. That some timo iii Decem
ber Cohen wrote :i letter to tho
company slating that he hud lost
some money which ho was unable
to pay but thal he was trying to
make arrangements to have it paid.
Two more letters were introduced
and placed in evidence from Co
hen. The last was written to
Finch not to have him prosecuted
as he was trying to raise the
money. Finch alleged that oil hist
December whim he became aware
of tho loss of tho money he wrote
Cohen to meet him in Florence.
That ho went lhere at the appoint
ed time but that ho did lind Cohen.
That ho went on to Marion and
found him lhere. Ile. alleged that
Cohen never mentioned having
lj&tany money until ho inquired
about it and then ho said that he
had lost some.
Several witnesses were put lip
from Clio to show that Collen had
"blowed" his money but this failed.
It, was shown that his expenses
were made for thc company's bus
iness and nothing was shown whore
he had spent any money foolishly.
Tr ,?...~ olln.?Oil ilu.l ol ntwOhni
iluout .^2UU out tuat thc Compati,)
owed him something over $lJS0 and
he. asked them to credit that much
on tho account and then simd him
thc balance. Instead of this it is
alleged that tho company refused
to do this but after Cohen had
worked for them for a matter of
something over liv e mont le; they
paid him not one cent, but had him
arrested, It is further slated that.
Cohen, seeing thal the company
would not pay him for his time
and tho'i was prosecuting him
asked (hat they delay action and
I hen he would mala- good the sllOrt
This is the second time thal Co
lien has la-en arrrcstod and tried
for ibis trouble with the company.
Not very long ag\) he w as arrested
on a warrant taken out by the
company charging him with em
bozzlonient. The ease was tried
before Magistrate Kastorimg. Thc
magistrate held that if the com
pany Was a corporation then they
should base documentary proof of
the fact and this not being forth?
c iming ('oben w as released.
Paul Kinch, the district manager
did nol rest here. Ile hud another
warrant taken out la-fore Magis
trate Calhoun at Clio charging
Cohen willi breach ol' trust, with
fraudulent intent, Cirilon after
the first trial had gol IO to North
Carolina. lb- was nrrestod at
Rockingham as he hit that town
but having no warrant thc olliecrs
1 hen turned him loo .e. I Ic w as
arrested a lillie later al Moores
ville and brought back herc.
The first, time Cohen was arrest,
ed he did not. require requisition
papers. 'flic last time he agreed
to ionic and stand trial. It is
said that Cohen only left here the
first time after flu; first, trial be
cause his friends advised him todo
this. If is also claimed that, he is
very poor and luis no money to
light the matter ill court. Ile. has
said all along thal he was not,
afraid to have the entire matter
air in the courts, sure as he is tuat
he will be vindicated.
(folien worked and boarded here
in town for some time and those
who woro with him state that ho
acted as a perfect gentcman. This
same statement was made during
tho trial at Clio by those who
came in contact with him while he
was doing business in that town.
It is saul that the sentiment of
the people who heard the trial that
thecrowd was with Cohen. Ono man
said that all of them wanto-1 him
to be free and another one who at-1
tended the trial declared that he
didn't believe there could have
been found twelve men in tho
court room who would not have
liberated tho young prisoner.
But tills is not all. It is slated
that Cohen af the timo ho was ar
restod had several picture frames
hero, and that after his arrest!
it is alleged Kinch came here, got
tho picture frames and sold and de
livered thom. It is saidthat tho city
will now have a caso against him.
lie paid no license and it was stated
yesterday that the city might have
The company is represented by
Messrs Livingston and Townsend
and Cohen by ,1 \Y Let i rand.
THE 4 McCALL HOTEL"
New Hosllery Which Will be Built
-Work will Commence Soon.
That Bonncttsvillc will have a
new hotel is now an assured fact.
At a recent meeting of tho stock
holders the following were elected
to serve on tho board of directors:
II II Newton, VV S Mowry, C li
Crosland, ?1 F Jones and T IC Mc
Call. N ll Newton is the presi
dent, and VV S Mowry the secre
tare and treasurer. Most of the
subscription has been taken.
The company intends to put np
a tiffy room hotel, tho best of its
kind in the state. There w ill he
steam heat, electric lights, sower
age and waterworks, and all the
modern conveniences and improve
! monts. The hotel will stand on the
i,o .I.II.?IHUM' il?., /"itlw'n of Nipwt.on
i ono 01 iticsc is aecopteo wi- ^,v>.. ,
tract will bo lot and the work- be
The company is chartered ami
capitalized at $50,000. Whilomost
ol'the stock lias been taken it is
desired to have as many people as
possible take stock in thc com
pany and any one desiring to sub
scribe will lind tho treasurer Mr.
VV S Mowry at tho I nion Savings
bank. This promises to be the best
hotel in this part of the t wo ( 'aro
linas and w ill no doubt enjoy a
The hotel will be called tin
Real Estate Changes
Mrs Kate L Weatherford lo
Lucien I > ( )doh) I acre $000.
K P I lamer .1 r to .1 ii Kgerton,
12 acres s ioo.
Lewis Ohavis 10 Kinijy Scall'e
.'!.'> !. acres, SI 7 V.?.
Janie L Salmon to Angus (ira
ham 100 acres $3000.
.1 A I Make (cleric) lo A .1 dones
207 acres, 80720.
Phillip ( J Kmanuel td John X
Kvans si io acres, $1)000.
John ( ! I ' dior lo ( 'liarles S
Kvans SV and 25 square yards
James T Whittaker to to W I )
Jenkins I 174 acres. ?5500,
Kate L Weatherford to Lucien
I ) ( Mom, 30} acres, $1220.
\V m I ) I'ai ish to V M 1 linson,
(2) l l acres 85500.
W I ) Jenkins to A L Jenkins.
Ill' acres SI 25?,
J A I b ake, clerk, io Luther C
Stallion ss acres. 81800,
Il J McLaurin Jr to J A Me
Ketliian, J K Alined and M C
, McDonald, I 70 acres, $500.
U li Monroe, lo K W Smith,
220 acres S 100.
A O Mowry to lill Covington,
i interest in 275 acres, S5.
1) J Kastorling to A L Kastei"
ling, 116 acres, $5000.
KW Smith to John M Hamer,
28 acres, $3500.
Daniel L McDaniel to Walter T
Jones, 71 acres, $1050.
Dr C S Evans to Lewis A lia
mer, 87 acres, $13000.
Pocahuntas Hoper to U F Mc
Dullie, 35 acres, $1000.
VV S Mowry to A .1 Matheson,
102 A acres, 825120.
II W Carroll to W B Sanders,
W P Breedon dr to J () Bree
don, :> acres, $1000.
Mary Ann Quick to dell' D
Kdens, 21 acres, S700.
Joseph McDaniel lo .laine Mc
Daniel .Jones, 1 acre, Si and love
and ail ed ion.
DD McColl lo Dolly Johnson,
80 acres, $800.
d d Lane lo .Ino IO Willis, 90
iOllie 10 M( Lucas lo d Luther
McLaurin, acres S;>L* h ?.
A C IIriggcrs io B 1'" Uopor, ?'>?'
d C Dunbar dr and Lucy lOllen
Dunbar lo Kl len Staokhouso, 33
Jamos V Willis to d C Willis.
2:i 7-s acres, $425.
S W Driggcrs to trustees ol'
Clio grad?d school, i acre, $25.
DC: Wright to James ll Wright,
I2S acres, 83000.
W II Dunbar to Chas F I >unbar,
272 acres, $3000,
Polly Ann Meekins to Kilon
Stackhousc, :;i acres $3000.
Mary Woodley David to IOlla
McKaciiern, l-l acre, $25.
J Tilden Lee to 10 Stornbergor
Co, 1 IO acres, Si SOO.
M A Tatum to Mary Woodley
David l- l acre, $25.
Jool P McIntyre to Peter Caulk,
35 acres, $1000
Neil L McDaurin to Margaret
McLaurin ITV acres, Si loo.
.lohn W Hamer to Wm Wal
lace and others trustees, I-J acres,
iOllie dane McLaurin to Hugh
McLaurin, 15 acres, 81, love and
Mary Kmnia Harrell to IOU B
*** - . *sn?o
Richard C Gibson to Lewis ll
(?andy, MA acres, $662-50.
C S Kvahs to N L Gibson, 50
acres, SI 500,
10 Stornbergor to Richard C
( libson, SO acres, $0125.
C S lOvans lo Thomas M Alford,
.13 acres. 83000.
N C McLaurin to Margaret Mc
Laurin, .".1 acres, SI, love and af
DD McLaurin lo NC McLau
Lessie Mills to James A Stan
ton, ouo-eighlcenth interest in '.)"
Marearct Crosland und others,
interest in '.to acres. ?7."><>.
IOU B Limning to ,J A Stanton,
Joseph Woodley to Julie Camp
bell, I 1 acre, S77.
Henry Gibson to IO Stornbergor,
IP acres, Sion.
McC McLeod and B F McLeod
to ( ! A Mid .coil, 100 acres, $3250.
Grippe is sweeping the country.
Stop it with PreVChtics, before it
gets deeply seated. To check early
colds with these lillie Candy Cold
('ure Tablets is'surely sensible arid
safe. Prcvontics contain no <iui
nine, no la'xative, nothing harsh
or sickening. Pneumonia would
never appear if early colds were
promptly broken. Also good for
feverish children. Largo box, 18
tablets, 25 cents. Vost pocket
boxes 5 cents. Sold by J. T,
? ?*? *
Notice of Final Discharge.
I hiving bled in the Probate
dudge.s oilice of Marlboro county
my (ina! return ?is guardian ol' Si
las M Spears, ll B Spears, W L
Spears, U F Spears, Tilla Spears,
Alton Spears and Forest Spears
notice is hereby given that I will
apply to said court, on tho 3rd day
of March 1908 for letters dismis
sary as such guardian.
6-9 p. Guardian.
Fob, 3rd 1008.
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ONE MAN r>HOT BY HIB BROTHER-accidentally. ' v
One burned to death- anotlu r accident.
One killed in a cemetery by iorrnor friends. Convomont place in which to fee klHetf,
if ono must bo killed, but who wants to be killed?
Falling timbers killed another.
EMiro family burnod to doath while asleep.
One accidentally shoots himself; another his wife.
One shoots his nephew; another his brother.
Two trains collide and-, weil, just reac^tUem. Just a few of tho happenings of a day .
or two. Lot? of ways to die bosidos rusting oV workiag yourself dead. And who
takos tlio X'iflk? Not yon. You must pay a corporation to carry it, or leave it on tho
shoulders of tho wife'and children. Wliat aro you going to do about it? The State
Life Insurance Company wa? built to bear those burdons. YOU can't bear them. I
would Uko to hear what you have to say about it.
D. &AM COX, Manager,
Department of the Carolinas,
h Columbia, 8. Q.