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The iWarlbor^b Democrat
r "DO THOU, GREAT LIBERTY, INSPIRE OUR SOULS AND MAKE OUR LIVES IN THY PO&KBSION HAPPY OR OUR DEATHS GLORIOUS IN THY CAUSE."
VOL XXXI i f BENN ETTS V ILL E. S. CMIFRTD AY, M ARCH 6, 1908 NO. IO ~~
TAKES A HAND.
United States Court Assumes Jur
isdiction in Dispensary Matter.
STATE WILL APPEAL.
Lyon Suggests Timi, tin* Judge Walt
('IIM1 Question ot' Jurisdiction Is
Settled Finally-Ile Says Ile Mas
No Intention of Provoking Conflict.
-Pritchard Declares Ile Has No
Doubt of His Accuracy.
, It looks like the United Stutts
Court will at last take a hand in
Winding up the affairs of the old
Slate dispensary. At Asheville, N.
C.. on Saturday the mattel- was again
brought up in that court on a recent
order ol' Judge Pritchard's, signed on
motion of tho Wilson Distilling Com
pany commission of South Carolina
to appear and show cause why a re
coiver should md ho appointed to
take charge of tho $K 00,000 funds
( . now in tho luinds of tho commission
- for tho payment of tho just liabilities
of tho old dispensary.
Prior to the hearing of tho wilson
case judge Pritchard informally re
ferred to (ho recent hearing in the
matter of the Klctshmnnn Company
against tho dispensary commission.
Th'.' Cphlplnlnants in this case also
applied foi' a receiver.
The application for a receiver wa;;
don led am! argument had on the
Question of Jurisdiction, tho court
reserving its decision. Saturday
morning .lodge Pi Hobard-staled thal
lie hadn't completed his forn|il opin
ion ami decision, hut. (hat in view ol'
tho coming on ol' the Wilson case lie
thought il host to indicate what his
decision would he.
"The suit is not a suit against the
Unto," said Judge Pritchard, "l have
onsidered carefully this whole mat
er and had 1 any doubt I would give
ho d?tordants the benefit of that
doubt and rule in favor of tho Si ali .
There ls no doubt in my mimi, how
ever, and th Oro foro tho court takes
Judge Pritchard said it was his
purpose to appoint two Special mas
ters ll is slated that thoso masters
Wf?'ill bo named next Mo day, when Hie
defendants muk o f?rihal answer.
The defendants announced that
they would appeal from the dei ?sion
of the courl.
Attorney Cenernl Lyon in refeiring
to tliedclorninnllonol tho State to ap
peal suggested to tho court in effect
thai in order lo avoid any unseemly
clash between Hu- stale and Federal
authorities that "your honor refrain
from ordering any spool lie acts to lie
dom- until the question of jurisdic
tion ls settled.''
judge Pritchard lo this suggestion
mode reply: "Thal this court is not
going to do anything tb provoke n
?Ol? ll iel but lit tho same lime the
court, ls going ahead and do its
Judge Pritchard said ibero was
no m-cessiiy or reason for .1 recur?
renee ol' the 1111 for t ii 11 a I o Incidents
which occurred in North Carolina
las! year. Ile said thal "this (amit
is as much a South Carolina court
as any court and incidentally thal il
ls presided over by a Southern man."
A hearing <d' Hu- receivership pro
ceedings will ho bold on Saturday.
HAD TO?' MAW KF.YS.
Why a .'.Hanger is Now Under Arrest
in Uh renee.
At Florence P. W. Boswell, ono of
three while mell who wore found
loitering on (ho sluts at an early
hour Siinday morning' and acting in
J??-yory Ul i ? ions manner, was arrest
! \ j'l by Olin--I- Cain. The ot h Ol' two
mon made good their scape. After
hoing arrested., tidswell was searched
and a inigo bunch id' skeleton and
various other kinds of keys were tak
en' flotU his pockets. Chief Koopnian
now thinks that I los Wot I Is one of
tho n en who blew Ibo salo In Mr. J.
J. Hood's store ?it Monheim on Fri
IIAHD MAN TO KIDD.
Dives Willi His Head Nearly Severed
Willi Heavy Axe.
With his head nearly severed. W.
S. Smith ran half a milo lo a physi
cian at SumrnTl, Miss, Friday, was
treated, and will soon he ont again.
The case ls one of Hu; mord singular
In surgical annals. Doctors who
performed the operation declare Iba?
tho patient's neck is tougher than
leather. Smith and a man named
Hardy quarreled over a hill. Hardy
felled his adversary willi au axe, and
tiled to cul off his head. Ho evident
ly I hough! he had decapitated his
vieilli for he dragged the body 4 0
feid into a patch of underbush and
went to lilde his axo.
Demolishes Hotel Building and In
jures Thirty People.
Uttlo Children Lose Their Lives in
Vainly Trying to Save the Live? of
An awful and deadly avalanche de
Bcemled Sunday nour tho village of
Gopponstein In Switzerland. Tho
enormous atmospheric pressure de
molished n hold at tho mouth of tho
Loctschenthal tunnel works, killing
thirteen persons and Injuring Hf teen
Tho occupants of the hotel, num
bering thirty, were surprised while
seated at the table by sinister rum
blings. Almost Immediately two
children rushed into tho dining room
and screamed: "An avalanche, nu
There was a rush to escape, but
thu building, which was or a tempor
ary nat ure, collapsed, without warn
ing, linth of thu children wore Kill
ed alon;: with ninnj of those they had
sought to savo.
Among tho others killed was an
American engineer named Morvnrt,
who was installing American machin
ery to bo used for a I itUUCl.
Tho hotel had been elected hy the
tunnel contractors for tho conven
ience of tho engineers and others en
gaged in construction work. There
wore no tourists there.
The villano postolllce and police
station wore seriously damaged by
tho air WUVO and were keeled over to
a anide of AU degrees, malting oc
cupancy impossible. The tunnel
works were not damaged.
WI I 'M SK M 'S.
Mother ol' Two Lillie Girls Guns
Away Willi a Man She Loves.
Sending her two tittie girls io bed
at 10 o'clock Sunday night, and leav
ing a note behind saying that IHM
household effect H may he sold to pay
all debts incurred, Mrs. C. A. Clrick
landj ol' the Olympia ndll viPage, on
tho outskirts of Columbia, ran away
from her home with a man she loved
at IL! o'clock Sunday night, while her
?ni: hand is in North Carolina, and
sentenced to the penitentiary tor IS
months for bigamy.
The little girls are ten and twelve
years ol' age and lived with their
mother in the Olympia mill village.
Only the small family of three were
together in the house, so whn Mrs.
Strickland blt, the children were
thrown upon lu.' mercy (d' tho world.
Tin? front door was left open as
the motlier ol' the lillie jMrls and Hie
man lo whom she was engaged or
married lied iindercovorof darkness In
the dead ol' the night. Some neigh
bors lhere Wore, however, who pos
sibly heard I he creak of the door am'
saw the pair as they stole out into
the world ami away from two tiny
mor?ais, Hie flesh and blood of a de
Karly Monday morning Iwo mar
ried sisters of the lillie ones, who
lived ne\t door, ont prod the home
and found lo their utter surprise and
horror, the note thal told the Incred
ible story. The children were taken
io their Bator's home ami will h<
eared for until th? mot IHM1 rei urns, If
she so decides lo ?lo : 6.
Tho elder girl works in Hi mill
and the note contained Informal toil
that the mother would return on pa;
day to gel her daughter's salary.
About forty days hgo, the husband
(d' Mis. Strickland was tried in Norm
Carolina for bigamy and senteiu' . I
for IS months, t'poil some after dis
covered e\ ?dent e, however, Gov.
(denn granted bini a reprieve for (JO
days, but that lime bas not yet ex
MANGING AT ST. .MCI'STIM . j
two Thousand Persons See Negro Rx?
rented for Murder.
("bai lie Cowers, colored, was- hang
ed in the County jail yard al St. 1
Augustine, i'la , at IO:SO o'clock Cri
day morning for the murder ol' John
Hogers, also colored. As the trap
was spruhg the rope parted, hut liol
Indore hower s neck bad been brok
en. Powers was so frightened that
he gave way entirely and had to be
carried to tie scaffold. Ile was too
Ump lo Stand, and a board WUK se
cured and fastened lo his back. Two
thousand persons witnessed the bang
AWIdl, DRAT IL
A Wotlian Pours Kerosene Over Her
self Olid Tires lt.
Choosing lire as a medium of
death, Miss Kmma Kink, of Shiling
ton, l'a., committed suicide at. Slate
dale in a most tragic manner. Stand
ing where she could ?feo the ruins of
her old home, willoh was destroyed
by lire about a year ago. she poured
COrtl oil over ber clothing and thea
set fire to her skirt.
Of the Fatal Quarrel in the Ker
shaw Barber Shop.
MOSLEY IS MURDERED
By Grovel' Welch, a Brother of Steve
Welch, Who Was Killed in the De
cember Shooting Scrape, When
Young Clyburn Was .Also Killed,
ami Mobloy Wc. Badly Wounded.
Welch in Jail.
A dispatch from Lancaster says
[Jorry ll, Mobloy, tho Nonn1, man who
was desperately wounded In the Ker
shaw double tragedy .inst before
Chris! mas, in windi Steven Welch
ami Thomas Clyburn lost their lives,
was shot and instantly killed, on the
Southern railway north bound train
Monday night, by Crover Welch, a
brother of (lie late Steven Welch. The
men were passengers coming to Lan
caster on Hie Southern Ha Iwny train.
Mobley's body was talion off the
train at Pleasant lim to have the
inquest held. Welch came on to Lan
caster and surrendered, lie is now
in jail. Mobloy was about years
old and leaves a widow and live chil
dren. Welch is unmarried, ile is
about 2fi years cd' age. Ho had an
interest in (he Heal h Supply com
pany, of which his lute brother was
Mobloy was accompanied by his un
cle, /.. li. Robertson, of Oakhurst,
and was going to Lancaster io consult
his attorney about his approaching
nial. Welch was accompanied by his
uncle, W. H. Clyburn, ol' Halie Cold
.Mine, father ol' tho young Cylburn
killed in the Kershaw affair.
Tho shooting occurred just as the
.rain was "Mowing up al. Pleasant.
Hill. Several shots were fired. Three
bullets sirmk Mobloy in the head,
causing instant death. Mobley's pis
tol showed om- empty chamber af
ter Hie shooting, it is said, lt is also
stilted thai m> words wore passed be
tween Hie parties.
Mobloy left Kersh HU Monday af
ternoon ami drove io I loath Springs,
lhere boarding the Southern train for
Lancaster. The tronido between (lib
two mon \\;is apprehended. They
naturally had lillie love tor each oth
er, and it ls known that. .Mobloy has
avoided molding Welch, but no
threats have been known to pass be
tween them, lt is IhoUglit that Mob
le? may have driven lo Heat h Springs.
Inst etui ol taking Hip train at Ker
shaw, for thi- very purpose of evad
ing an encounter willi Widt h, not oxu
Meting Welch would board Hu; train
Th?' Columbia Record says Monday
lights tragedy is the aftermath of a
ilstol dm l which look place in W'il
;on's harbarsho|t at Ker. haw on the
ilghl oi Saturday, December 21 st
last. Oh thal occa. ion So ven Welch.
Thomas Clyburn and Corry Mohley,
all armed and all drinking to sonic
extent, met in the place in tho eve
Anger engendered by whiskey and
by Hie Irritation surviving from a pre
vious quarrel precipitated tho Iroli
llie. Ilerry M ? bl ey remarked that li
wa.; a good thing I he erosions dilli
na I ly had boon patc.lt? (I Up, as the
pa 11 les were all good friends.
At Hiis stage, SteVeti Welch drew
ills' pistol and sirUok Mobloy over
Hie head with it, then step,, lg back
and lu gan Iii dug. Clyburn, his cous
in, rushed forward to prevent tho
impending homicide, and himself re
en. .1 I l?o hi st three bullets from
Wi lek's revolver. Ile dropped lo tho
libbi' rind expired Instantly.
Meanwhile Corry Mol,loy, regain
ing his wits after the blow from
Welchs plstol-butl, had gotten his
own gun out. He (ired two or three
tim.', and Welch also fell, expiring
at once. Mobloy then (urned aside,
him:.'If hit in three places ami willi
his coal ablaze and walUed into the
otlice of I ir. Twit I y. Which adjoins
the barbershop. Bullets from Welch's
pistol had Struck him in Hie righi
breast, the shoulder and the neck.
lOver since then, Mohley has been
more or IcSS disabled. Cor a long
lime he hovered between lifo and
death, and it has liol been three
weeks since he has Leon able to leave
Mohley was head cb rk al Hie storr
of Carson fy Co- He leaves, a wife
and (ive children. His figed father
Capt. W. C. Mohley, ls a residen! ol
the town of I .ancaster.
I Steven W. Welch' was president ol
Hie Heath Supply Company. He 'ni
a son of the late Capt. .las. V. Welch
of Kershaw county; was 28 years ok
i Thos. ].. Clyburn was president o
(he Clyburn Mule company. He ha<
boen a Clemson student. His fat hoi
An A^ied Woman Brained by Negro
' I With an Axe.
OVER IM LEXINGTON.
MUing Alone in Her Hoom, Near'
<"Ji'i Mrs. Tuul I). lOllisor lln.s Her
Skull Spilt Open hy Assassin Who
Cn ,,t Upon Her ['rom Behind
Body Concealed in Clothes lins"
Sitting in her home, two miles wesl
of Ciiyco, nf Lexington County, Wed
nesday morning, white-haired Mrs.
Paul' 1). Bllisor was suddenly struck
dowhifrom behind hy a nemo burg
lar rained with her hushand's axe.
The' heavy weapon sank down into
tho skull and death was probably in
Hi ', fiendish work d ?no, the nssns
shr.strove to cover up the evidence
so that t,ho clime would not bo dis
covered until he had nindc good his
escape.^ Catching U|> the pitiful,
wafted body he forced it into a
clothes basket near at hand and toss
ed over ll tho quilts from tho bed.
Then catching up Mr. Klllsor's shot
gun ;>nd oue ?if his coats the murder
The crime was not discovered until
an hour or more afterward. Mr. l'.l
Msor Sad gone to New Brookland at
an early hour to sell veg? ta Ides, leav
ing Mrs. Klllsor alone in the little
room house. The supposition i.; that
tho nuirderor, seeing tie master of
tho ."house drive aw ay, supposed tho
house lo he empty. Mr. Kllisor re
turned to the house at about 9:30
o'clock and found his daughter and
several friends sitting upon the door
step'awaiting bis return.
The house was locked up, and ail
supposed that Mrs. Kllisor had (dos
ed it u over to a neighbor's Af
. Mil around the premises for
fKxtCi ".hey became alarmed and
foi (>e(j the rdoor to find the reality
far Vivi so than anything they could
have reared. The alarm was quick
ly given, and within tho hour men
were searching for the murderer.
WUhin a lew minutes after the
alarm was given Mr. Stcygort, con
stable for Magistrate B (lehman, of
New Brookland, was on the scene. ?Ie
took charge of the premises and un
der Mr. Ruchthan's direction empan
elled a jury, which viewed tb?' rc
lunlns. The inquest was then ad
journed. The body remains at the
Tim Columbia correspondent of
The News and Courier, w ho furnishes
Hie above facts to his paper, says il
is believed that the murderer wont
direct to Columbia boping to (dude
pursuit in the criminal nunrtors of
the city. The police were not notified
of Hie murder until nearly two hours
after it had ben discovered. Mrs.
lOllisor leaves her husband, an ngOll
farmer nundi respected bi Ult com
munity, and six children, four mar
ried daughters and two grown sons.
TA.MPKKKB WT? SW i ( ll.
A Southern Passenger Train Partly
Dei oded ai Kingsville.
Train No. 17. ,froni Charleston
was wrecked at Kingsville at 3,10
Tuesday night at a sw itch about 100
yards nort ii of the Con ga ree uiver.
I The (wo passenger couch?s were de
railed but m ne cd Hie pnssong< rs were
'hurt beyond a bruise or a good .bak
Tin- trainmen conducted an hives
I Ligation and found that Ibo switch
had .cen tampered with.. Tho engine
'and ihO mail and the expi?! s cars
passen over the switch in safely bul
the conch for colored passengers
Which followed, left the rails and
carried (ho cottell for white passen
gers with il.
I The two coaches struck a string of
' box ears which were standing on Hie
Siding, turning over two or Hine ol'
them and wrecking the Interior ot' the
?negro conch, which, al the lime was
'occupied ?oily by one pnssong?r and
the conductor, neither Of whom was
hurt. The coach for whites was turn
ed partly over, but was md damaged
The track for about a hundred feet
was loin up.
After rm hour and a quarter the
passengers were put aboard the ex
i press enr and a caboose, and were
carried on to Columbia, rea? liing,
, there al 1 I .20.
, is Capt. W. II. Clyburn, of the Hnlh
' <;,dd Mines. His mother was InChar
lotte at the time of the tragedy. Mr
: Clyburn b fi a widow, Mrs. Horn
: CunillUghd ? Clyburn. They had boOl
. mar rbi' H Iban a yea.
I Two Women widowed and live lit
He children orphaned is one of tin
f result-' of that pistol duel in.m he
1 "l-l an,' Its Oftormath of Monda:
The Tojand Negroes Tell of Foul
Killing In Lexington.
They link? a Full Confession of the
Murder of Mrs. Paul W. Elllsor.
A dispatch from Columbia say?
Nod and Bruck Toland, negroes? a KO I
17 and lit years, respectfully, late
Friday afternoon made a full con
fession of the murdor of Mrs. Paul
W. lOllisor, tho aged woman who liv
ed just across the river from Colum
Brack, thc youngest of tho broth
ers, said that Mrs. Elllsor suspected
sonielhitiK as soon as they entered tito
house. When they got inside Drack
said he caught the old woman and
held her while his brother knocked
her in the head with an axe.
They put her body in a basket and
Nod Struck her two more blows. They
then proceeded to rob tho hotUO, tak
ing a KIHI and a number ol" articles
of wearing apparel. No money was
Thoso nogroos were arrested on
the train going to Newberry the day
nftOr the biuial murder and brought
buck to Columbia. Thoro was a big
crowd of men at thc train when they
arrived and had it not. been for tho
pic: < nce of several oilicors an at
tempt to lynch thom would have been
?lade. Tho two bends are now in
Hie penitentiary lor sate beeping.
A dispatch from Prosperity says
Ned Toland bears a bad reputation,
luivhig been in a number of scrapes.
About six years ago lu? broke into
Sligh'fi store, at Bligh's Station, and
robbed the poatOfllce. lb" served a
sentence in tin- UUitod Slates prison
in Allanta for this crime. Ile has
boen on the chain gang sever.".1 times
at dig?rent places. ,
Drack was working in the oil mill
and was enticed away by Ned. They
left Prosperity walking Monday,
nonie of tiie hands in tim oil mil!
?warned Drack that Ned would get
'him in trouble. Ned's wife had gone
to Columbia on tho morning Colum
bia, Newberry and Laurens train.
NUG KO VOt \ I)S MN IO.
I ired upon Crowd of Five Hundred
Al Richmond, Va., Sunday night,
a woman and a man were shot and
fatally wounded and seven other per
son.- were seriously WoUndd by .Rob
ert Faulkner, a negro thief, supposed
to be insane, who fired promiscously
into a crowd of 500 people on their
way to (lunch.
Faulkner curly in the ovening
broke hito T.tgnor's gUnshop, on
F.ast Franklin si reel, and stole a
double barreled shotgun and a supply
of Um HUH IOU. Ile left the shop just
as tho croud ol' church gOOl'8 were
passing, and wi; bout warning, be bo
gati firing, keeping up a fusilado into
the throhg until sixteen shots had
been bred, nearly every shot (indlng
a binna., target. 'I he shrieks of I |id
wound'id and tho sounds ol' the fir
ing called sis policemen hurriedly to
the scelle, where by Ibis lime nearly
a lllOUiilind people had con?; re?; a I ed.
Tlie policeman lound lb-' ney.ro
.-lowly rei real in'-;, but holding the
crowd at buy with bis gun. They
immediately opened lire on bini and
he foll with live bull?is ill his body
and Willi bis b broken.
In d?bame ot' (be demand of the
mob that Ibo Uogi'0 be lynched, the
policemen quickly hurried bini to (he
pulce station, from whence ho was
transferred to a hospital;
A iiit'AVK TI:I.I,I:K.
Robbers' Pistols Had No Terror Por
Masked robbers mndondosporatont
templ lo rob the Canadian Rank of
Commerce ai winnipeg, Manitoba,
Saturday night. Freeman Sm: ex, thc
paying teller, was skol through thc
arms and two of the bandits also still
at l?rgO wen' wounded.
As ls OUStOinory, the bank wm
open Saturday evening from 7 until
?i o'clock. Shortly after tho open
ing Sussex was disturbed nt his work
by a gruff command of "Hands-up.'
Two band il s bad him covered witl
..Why," he asked, to gain time.
The answer was lo hurry up will
his hands or die.
"Shoot." yelled Hie only ontployi
. In the bank at the time and (he rob
? hors complying emptied their pistol,
. in all Idroctlons. Tho first bullo
struck Sussex in the arni. Susse
i started shooting from the teller
cace and emptied Illa revolver at th
Tho robbers cscapd In tho (kimi
f dian Pacific railroad yards. The ban
>' officials Sunday announced that Stu
i,ex would be rewarded.
Four Assistant Repubiicans De
feat Democratic Nominee.
STABS THEIR PARTY.
Deadlock in Kentucky Legislature
Broken, Four So"Called Democrats
doing Over to the Republican* andi
Electing Their Candidato for tho
United States Senntoiship.- I,(?oks
Very Much Like a Sharp Bargain.
Tho deadlock of the Kentucky Leg
islature has - been broken at lust.
Former Governor P. o. Bradley, the
Republican candidate, was elected on
[Friday to the United States Senate
after an exciting joint sitting of tito
Gonoral Assombly, receiving 0 4 votes,
four of which were Democratic.
The Republicans voted solidly for
13 rad ley, the caucus nominee. It had
boon held from the beginning of the
contest (over six weeks UKO) that a
majority of a quorum was su (liaient
for an election and with lL't? ment
hol's present it required 64 votes to
elect. The votes of tin; four Democrats
who have steadily refused to vote for
former Govornor Heck hain were
transferred to Bradley from the var
ions Democratic opponents of Beck
i Bradley received rn rotea to co
for Beckham, ono for Allen and one
for Blackburn. The Democrats left
tho hall in an attempt to break the
vote, lint later returned and the voto
. was rall Hod.
Senators McNlltl and Charlton and.
'Representative .duller, ol Louisville.
'ami Representativo Lillard, of Boyle,
were the Democrats who voted with
j the Republicans for Bradley.
A scene ol wildest excitement pro
I vailed before the result was announc
|ed, after tho Democrats demanded ?
recapitulation. Beckman '"cunio on
the (lour and released the Dem?crata
from their primary nomination pledge.
.Many Democrats sought to cha UKO
Itheir votes, the majority going to
A strong effort was math; to induce
I the four recalcitrant Democrats to
leave (hadley ami vote for some Deni -
I ocra I. '??ie ???any changes of VOICB
made tin? capitulation slow and ...
I also developed an additional vote,
lint die vote foi- Bradley remained
unchauged, still being a majority of
all members pro.-w-nt and voling. Tho
Speaker dually announced that Brad
ley had received a majority ol' tho
vote and was elected.
The luuibuncment that Bradley had
I boen elected Senator was made after
nearly all tin? Democrats had chang
ed their votes. The four who voted
for Bradley resisted the strongest ap-'
peals from the leaders of all their
party factions, declaring it was too
in a speech accepting his election
Bradley promised lo use every ef
fort as Senator to procure the re
peal ol' the ?-COnt tax on tobacco.
Represen I a ti ve Lillord wai- the
'only one of the four Democrats to
explain his vote for Bradley Ko
said he thought the time had coin?
io "throw oil' party shackles ami to
break np (lie machine," and. al
Ihough he did support the Democrat
ic ticket for 40 years, he believed bis
vote tor Bradley "was the best Dem
ocratic vote he ever cast."
DUOS IN ST. LOUIS.
Underwent Operation So As ile Could
Enlist in Army.
A dispatch from St. Louis to Tho
Slate says (Moules ll. Smith of Town
yllJo died there Sunday as the result
of an operation. Mr. Smith wished
to enlist in tho army and the recruit
ing station accepted him on condition
that he undergo an operation. Tho
depot surgeon at Jefferson barracks
performed the oporntlon on Wednes
day with great success and the pa
th-lit svas in very good condition un
til he rose from his bed and walked
ncc ross the room without aid. Tho
? exertion of walking broke the stiches.
causing injuries which resulted in his
Col. Younuins Dead.
A dispatch from Barnwell says Col.
Lawrence W. Youmana died ut four
, o'clock Wednesday morning at the
hospital in Savannah, where he was
. taken several days ago for treatment.
for a cancerous affection. Tho news
H of lils death was received throughout
t I tho slide with universal regret.
a Shot While J?0 Slop.
6 At Clinton, Iowa, Fred Dolph,
about 60 years old, was shot to death
i- Saturday night while ho slept. His
k hoad was blown off with a shotgun
>- placed against his check. Mrs. Dolph
. ls under arrest.