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PICKENS MAN IS GIVEN NEW
TRIAL BY HIGH COURT.
W. C. James Wins Appeal.-Appeal
in Tully Babb Case Discissed.
Columbia, June. i3.--!he South
Carolina Suprane court this after
noon handed down forty-seven opIn
i'ons. Chief in interest among these
was bhat which held that the porbion
of Clarundon county which voted to
annex to Sumter county last fall
tnusb be ruled by the majority vote
which was for annexation. Although
the majority was for annexation, a
section which o(ppose(1 the transfer
appealed to the Legislature to pa:: an
act allowing it to remain with Clat
endlon and to dlfvsrt the line other
than specified ia the election. This
was taken to the Supreme court
which now rule that the en'tire sec
tion in issue is a part of Sumtyr
New Trial for James.
W. C. .James, of Pickens, convict
ed of manslaughter with recommen
datio to mercy before tie Picken.
court in Septenih r, 1926, i. v-ranted
a new trial by the high coutrt. .James
was Sontenced to three year, in pri -
on. The court grantrb the new tri:il
on the ground that the 4endan
was removed from the cour room
and did not hear part of the' cha re
of the presid ine- judge as to <elf
defense. The jury had retired awld
James was carried to jail to await
the outco~ne. While he was in jail
the jury came back to the court room
and asked the judge to charge the
men again on a certain point aend the
defendant, was no t brought back to
court to hear this.
Babb Case Susstained.
Thfe court uphoids the ;ower co)rt
in the Tully Babb ca c. lHab!, was
convict (l in G;ren ii .of v: -tting
the prohibitiin law :h
for a nlew' trial, !i: .a ne h knows
nothitte of liqutr ) 4hesd s'ill
said to ht-ve . P ne :r
1"i. lion-ton, I, 1L, ... V-. .th.. 1e
Tomts p\ ;.3t . . . n, n
pell:h r .. ' .. . .\ ;-a le Tr-retio n
('o., r'e.podetdt, lower court atl'mrm
ed. Opinion lf 'T. P'. Cothran.
OFFICERS KILLED MAN IN GUN
FIGHT IN OCONEE COUNTY.
Anderson, June :i0.--The Daily
Man today .say-:
Uhnm Thomason, age about 35
years, was shot yesterday by rural
policemen from Oconee county, and
died this morning at 4:3t) o'clock in
the Anderson ounti opitak Thm
ason's body was pi'ec(ed by a heavy
revolver' bullet.,' evirt.yV hir d from
ele.i ramn-.~, the hulet p're'trata
t he left sidel a: the te'nthi. i'in.
t4'ly a. e .e ran , .
D e tais of t1'he sho U ni are me) -reQ
indeled, the onlyI source of reliable in-.
fortnation comning from loc'-ty physie..
ians who perfogmed the oper'ation
utpon the wounded man after he was
brought to the Anxierson hospital yes
terdany afternoont. The disj oin ted
story as gathoredl by Daily Mail re
pontrs is to the etTeet that Thomna
son had a distill rg which was vaided,
and that he camp upon the scenre im
mediately after the deitrae-ionl of his
still by the otteers, and declared that
he was grdna to ki!! them. Two of
the (Oconee ruratl P'kiem came to
Ands eson with the wou:1.ied tun ye
terday and talkori to several local
According to 'tatemnta comning to
the Daily Mail from persons to whonm
the offcers talk d, the polsemen had
gone to Thonmason's still, which they
found to be in Optmation. They cut
up the distillery, pbured out the
mash, and were cleaning up the rest
of the outfit when Thomason appear.
edl. The man camei up in a drunker
condition, the offcers stated anid ad
-vanced towards the~m with his pistol
crying out that he was going to kil
them. Ofticers maintained tha
Thomason fired eight shots befor
they returned his fire, wh'an one o
the officers fired, strtking the ma
in the left side.
CREENVILLE B04LDING SELL
The largest real estate d eal med
in Greenville in the past 12 montl
Ss eloped this momning when ti'
ree-story building on North Mai
street, occupied by Gilmer5s depar
ment store, was purchased from
0. Hobbs by T. Frank Hunt and J. V
Norwood- for a consideration<
$250,000. 'lte building Is now lee
ed for 15 ye~frs at an average reu#
of $25,000 a year. 'lUhe buildir
fronts 33 foet on. Main street, rui
ning back .through the block i
Brown street, where it fronts I
STATE WILL GET FARM LOAN
Member of Federal Board Write
Representative Byrnes of Plas
f or Relia...
%.hinton, June 21'.-Beginnni
August 1, South Carolina will get it
proportionate share of about $15,
000,000 per month of federal farn
loan noney, ackeording to A. F. Lver
member of the farm loan board, in a
letter to Representative J. F. Byrnes
of South Carolina today.
Mr. Lever's optimistic letter fol
"This lcttr is in response to your
petsonal will of thi.. morning, at,
which timge you left with me a lotter
addressed to you by the Honorable
F. B. Gtrier, of Gre'enWood, S. C., in
vh:ch h:' rli -cu--e th financial situa
tion of tit" farmer.' in Soiuth Caro
lina arnd tl re!athii h1) of thw farm
I 1,U . wii? ree w z::. of hourse, that
th. f:+ n 1'':m: -. :m wa- intended,
:trnd 't, n.:,eh l:,-:rt' hl :- beenl ortan
i : fr r ta p'I . .rpo to meet the
ne tre'lit needs of ag
ri uiture. ; w:as not inteided in
tn;: tenr t, heome an organiyation
1.' t mr 1vnide' in farm credit
a. we have upon us at this time.
[hit the farm loan board is so fully
.):tzant of the agricultural situa-1
tion, throughout the entire country,
a ni this is likewise true of the fed
ial land bank officials, that we have
all exerted outselves to speed up the
machinery in the hope of furnishing
at least a measure of relief.
"As you will recall, the loaning
operations of the system until very
recently have been in suspen-4oa due
to th pendency of a suit in the su
pr1emie cour1lt testin-z the cotn kttutionl-1
ility of the law under which we oper
ate!, ond t'hu.- m1aking_ It impsib)? le to
eil farra o:qm t:W-. Th favora)b!
b-eigit ho O cmrt in ta - . cn
Ii . ;t t t1" , i t;
to " ' : i \ - li e a d this- off.:r
i: n thiv wee ha. tinally been
:(b- :;(;ma ..."- availiable this
amount in moneV ., be divided
amon- 12 federal land banks of the
"It mu:t be borne in mind at all
times that the farm loan system ha
no available souree of funds for loan
iog purposes except as farm loar
bonds, based on farm motgage
which may be sold to the inve-sting
public. There is always, therefore
a limitation upon the amount of
funds available for the system, tai:
limitation bt'ing the amount of farm
l oamn bands which the public will buy
1n a' 2'ven marklet. It is estimaterl
If f - n. n at amount fron
ill in the hanth- of the farnm
byAugu-t 1. The action of the
houIse On yesterday, and it was prae
tically unanimous, in amending th(
far~m loan act, makes certain the con
tinue- and uninterrupted loaning
operations of the system se tha
South Carolina may hope to receive
'er proportionate share of the $12,
000,000 to $15,000,000 par montl
from now on. This we realize, wil
not entirely meet the situation, bu
when consideration is given to th<
fact *at $1 of money will liqiuidat,
fromu $.i to $7 of debts it will be seei
that by the constant relief thus givem
a very general relief will be afforded
"Let me emphaisize that therei
only one source of loanable mone;
for the farm loan system as it is nos
organized, and that comes throug
the sale of farm loan bonds, but a
the same time b t me reiterate tha
the system is now in position, in m:
judgment, to operate without cessa
tion nad it is my belief that a tre
mendous relief, though not an er
tire ree, will ge furnished throug
tesystem to the agricultural situs
tion throughout the country."
SINGING CON VENTION4.
The singing convention of the mill
of Eaaley will meet with bhe Gler
wood Baptist church next Sunda1
July 10, at 2:00 o'clock p. m.
All interested in sontr come an
bring your books.
13 FARM WANTED.
Wanted to hear freint ousr'of.
*farm or good land for sale for fa
<felivary. L. Jones. Box 551, Olne'
il On Improved Farms in Picketi
g Ocenee and Creenville counties. Ci
1.. property, Greenville., Easley at
lR. E. BRUCE, Piclen, S. C,
Offien Ower Keowe Bn..
Effective May 9th, the
Chevrolet Motor Con
pany announce a price
reduction on the Model
490 Touring Car of
$175. This will male
the car sel for $750.00
delivered in Pickens
county. This p r i c e
makes the Chevrolet
an exceptional bargain,
and if you are thinking
of buying a car you will
not save . anything by
waiting longer, as there
will be no further price
reduction this year. For
demonstration or any
further information, see.
H. L. Barr, care Barr
Bros., Easley, S. C.
A SPLENDID MEDICleNE FOR THE
STOMACH AND LIVER.
" iChamnlain's Tablets for the
stom)1ach and liver are splendid. I
never tire of telling my friends and
neighbor. of their qualities," writes
Mr. William Volhmer, Eastwood, N.1
Y. When bilious, constipated or
troubled with indigestion, give them
a trial. They will do you good..
A OST eve:
never takes a t
gets a blow-out
I How long he
i tire education is
But this is su
day that betvs
to luck and gel
there is a big d
Many a car
U. S.Tires beca
to keep on paj
t Probably sev
of U. S. Tires
afver they'd ha
sales of surplu
- similar appeals.
They have fo
they stick to it.
The next time
you buy catomeI
(alIo tab s
The purified and refined
calomel tablets that are
nausealess, safe and sure.
Medicinal virtues retain.
ed and improved. Sold
only in sealed packa es,
BILIOUSNESS AND CONSTIPA
"For years I was troubled with
)iliousness and oonstipation, which
nade life miserable for me. My ap
)etite failed me. I lost my usual
Force and vitality. Pepsin prepara
ion:, and cathartics only made mat
ters worse. I do not know where I
should have been today had I not
tried Chamberlain's Tablets. The
tablets relieve the ill feeling at once,
strengthen the digestive functions,
helping the system to do its work
natkirally," writes Mrs. Rosa Potts,
No matter wher, the
a nearby U. S. Dee
nearby U. S. Facto
-ybody knows the The,
Ig soi-t of man who thing (
re seriously until he anythil
will resist universal made~
a question. sale is
re- No r
ire finding out every a'- neal
een leaving things nearby
ting real economy u. s
-owner has come to Nidoi
use he couldn't afford tridgo
ring that difference. tyn
en out of ten users Ee1
came to them only whee
id enough of "dis- te cot
in offers", "clearance Bece
s stocks" and other policy1
und economy--and Doir~
ed States 4
rsoni & Williams
asked a woman recently when
we were examining her eyes.
"Beca'use failure to be parti
c(ufar and careful may mean
more eyesbmin and more dis
comfort instead of the relief and
easy vision that result from wear
iag the right glasses rightly made
We have the latest instruments
for doing careful, skiliful, pa rti
cular work and the disposition
to do i.
Kodak Firms Developed by Experts
ODOM-SCHADE OPTIctkL CO.
A. A. OBOM. A. H. SCADE,
Preident Sec'y. & Treas.
Masonic Temple, Greenville, S. C.
A. C. SPAIN
EASLEY, S. C.
Office over Commercial Bank.
7 /Iv, there's
ier with bio
r pay a net price--not "some
>ff list" that may not Eiean
ig in the first place.
get fresh, Jive tires, being
and shipped white this mnes.
riatter where they live there's
-by U. S. Dealer with his
U. S. Factory Branch.
Tires. keep moving.
OPPortumity to get old and
.t. No shifting here and there
to find a market.
-y U. S. Tire a good tire,
rer you find it anywhere irn
Luse the U. S. policy isa good
hiat serves the car-owner all
g the very best for him that 1
good faith can do.
} Rubber Ci
.. - Esi
To seal in
JAY M. ABBOTT
Funeral Director an
Phone No. 5
IJIBERTY, S. C.
THE SAME EVERYWHERE.
The editor of Paisa Akhbar, a o
tive newspaper of Lahore, Ind.
says, '[-I have used Chamberiait
Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy mat
times among my children and :sei
ants, for colic and diarrhoea and
ways found it effective."
Oni fthfe trso
which it may be said that
they deliver economy
yar inand year out and
The U. S. Chain Tread
gives suficjint traction
on all ordinary roadl suir..
facoes. kt ii probably the
haud*aomeat, and by all
odde the moa poular,'
am (~ jTireg
U. S. USCO TREAD
UI. S. CHAIN TREAD)
U. S. NOBBY TREAD
U. S. ROYAl. qDRD
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