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ORDER MAY BE STAYED.
Efforts to Knock Out tHu
Cause no Surprise,
ISSUES AN OKilfilfi.
Respondents are Required to Show Cause
Before the Supreme Court at Colum
bia, October 17, Why They
Should Not be Restrained.
An o (ii i" i*??<?i>i v. J, Pope, Chief -ins
Ice of iiif Supreme Court, calling upon
(lie managers of the general election
tu appear in Columbia, October 17.
ami show cause why they should noi
bo restrained from liohiing an election
on the dispensary question wus re
ceived hero Thursday nftornoon. ! ?? i
an order was in n meat are ex pect ei.
hero, aineo ii lias boon known thai
parties interested liavo boon active In
the matter of preventing the (piCKlion I
of dispensary or no dispensary coming
liefere Hie people Upon a petition
signed by Messrs. .1. W. I tittle, L. A.
Armstrong and M. L, Nash, individual
ly as members of the hoard of con
trol in the Laurens county dlspon
snry, Messrs. Cannon and Dlnckwcll.
? it the Laurens Dar, and Mr. Dlonao
and Mr, Doiniuick of the Nowberry
liar, secured this order from .lodge
Pope against Messrs, ('. I). Dnrksdnlc
a C. Owings and Con way Dial, woo
comprise the board of imiuagors on
i ho gem ral elect Ion.
The order Is: "Thai tho respondents
c. D. Ilarksdale, A. C. Owings und
Conway Dial, as election commission
ors, ;.i"i county board of canvassers
Mir ihr ( oiinty of Laurens, in the State
aforesaid, do show cum o before till:
, Court, ii any they have, on the 17th
<f:i% of Oetobor, MiOS, or so soon there
nii< r us eounSel enn ho beard ai Co
iumbia, why they should not be re
strained and enjoined from proceeding
further under Die order of the super
visor of Lam .is county, deled Sop*
lember !?0, IOOS, ordering mi election
!o vote ii on 11 e question of "for sale"
or "auain it sal"'* nf alcoholic liquors
an.I beverages. Also why they should
nol h<- restrained alid enjoined fron:
appointing man." ;evu to nnducl
spcclnl elecllbn, an) from furnishing
mid providing boxes am! tickets at ti.
poils on the !trd day of Novombor, Itios,
for the purpose of holding said special
election, and why the said ('. I) Darks
dale, a. C. Owings and Conway Dial
should not he restrained ami enjoined
from organizing as a county board of
canvassers lo can vims tho returns and
declare the results ol Hie said special
election ordered by tho supervisor ol
Laurens county to he held on the :ii-d
day of Novombor, IbOX, for tho pur
pose of votiiif! upon the (location o!
"for sale" or "agalnsl sale"of nlon
nolle ll(|Uors and beverages in Ii
county (?r Lauren-, state aforesaid.
"Lei a copy ,of this order, togclin .
with a copy of ilii^ pelIIIon bo forth
with served upon each of tho respond
i nis to i his act ion.
i Signed i "Y. .1, Pope,
? ("11i??iu dice."
"Dated al Nowberry, s. 0? this, Die
Tili da.' of Ocidbor. A.D. I!?0S."
The petition noon which I In* order
wi-.s secures sets forth thai und?-,
I lie Constitution of 100.*?, there must be
a I'o-eiirolinout of the voters ovory ton
yours, ami (hat an Aci the loglsla
iure, passed March ''. ISMO, o-'dcrs the
Ural rem ral re-enrolment undei the
('oust ii m Ion t<> be done in I ho yeiu
IStifl, and further provides thai tie
nexi enrolment sh.-.ii be In llio yenr
cms. thus making two years in oxceus
of the lime provided bj the ('onstltu
Tho potiiIon sets forih thal the peli
lioti upon which the supervisor ordi r
ed the ele< lion was nol i Igncd by oho
fourth Hi" (|ualiiied electors of the
COUIlty, us Ih provided lor and rc
iliilred by Iho Aol of the Legislature
in February 10. If?(?7, In tlial the
hooks of registration wi re not open
when the petition calling for the
election was filed. Hern e iln- petition ,
thai was submitted lo I he supervise
was not signed by any iiunlllted eloo
lora according lo the Act,
The (bird ground upon which (ho
order was secured Is the allegation
tluil I he supervisor in ordering lire
election provides for ohlj one bo* In
Wlllcil (0 deposit I.h0 hallols. hot ll
'?for" and "agalnsi," Upon Hie e |
i .? o ,' Inls i; based the arguments
for the order.
\n adidavil signed by Mr. M. L.
Niisii is attached lo the order, und the
petition In ii. Mr. Nash makes oath
thai "To Iiis own knowledge, the alle
gations contained in Ibe petition aro
11 no and correct."
<H V, iiH SIMtl'. U) CONCKHN.
order from Judge Pope is n
n till i of vital Interesl here in Lau
rens. und the news of ii will cause
chagrin among the prohibitionists, as
ii appears t?? be the liiM ob?li.cle and
a formidable one, too, tbrown in their
way. tan the points raised are of
more than local Interest, In thai an
attack has been made upon the whole
registration law, and if the Con its up
hold the contention nil elect! ns oi
Ihia year, Including the ?<?? lug ?rosl
(' ntlal election, will 1??' I:;valid. A
rii.i ropancy between the Constitution
ml the <\ets <>! Iii?1 Legislature is
diown, slnc< Hie flrsi culls for a ro
legistratiou every ten years, while
under the statutes twelve years must
tind have elapsed, namely between
1800 and tuns.
( nil) oi the Petition.
The petition upon which Chief Jus
lie Pope based his decision in the
I.aureus dispensary election case is
Stale of South Carolina, In the Su
preme Court, ICIgblh Circuit?Lnurens
County, i \V. Litllo, \j. a. Armstrong
and M. I.. Ms ill, individually, and as
Laureus County Dispensary Hoard
petitioners, vs. C. I >. Darksdftle, A. C.
Owlngs and Con way Dial, as election
commissioners, and ns county hoard
of canvjif ? 1 I.aureus county, re
gpomh nt ?. Petition.
the petition of the aboved namee"
petitioner: respectfully show:-, to the
l. That .1. W. Little, L. a. Armstrong
.nid :i .1.. Nash are cltisti ns, tree-hold
ers, taxpayers anil i|Unlified electors,
i<.siding ii ibe county of Lnurens.
Slate iiioresald, and that they are the
members composing the Lnurens
fount; dispensary board, holding said
oilleo mi i< ? a. commission from tic
hat C. D. Itarksdalc, A. ?'. Ow
? t:n<| Conwaj Dial bavo boen dul;>
?oil : d elect hin commissioners.
: nl count) hoard of or.nvassors foi
Lnurens county, holding ? aid offices
under and by virtue of a commission
from :1 Slate.
:'. Tim in pursuance to an A< t of
the Lei Isla tu re, entitled, "An Act to
declare the law in reference to and it
regulate i\\o manufacture, sale, use
onstiniplion, possession, transporta
tion an I disposition oi alcoholic II
HOI'S ..ml bevorages within the State
and to police the /nine," npproved
Kebmary lt?, A. D. 1007, a petition was
circulated hi l.aureus county for the
purpose of securing the neccssnr.i
number or ipmlllled electors to call
an election to vole upon the question
of "For Sale" or "Against Sale" of
nlcol.alit lh|Uors or boverages in the
county of Ltnircuu, state aforesaid.
I. Thai there is a special provision
in the \ei of the Legislature above
referred (o, giving Ibe counties of
Lnurens and Ldgoflcld the right to
vote upon Hie iiucslioii of dispensary
or 110 dispensary at the genoral (dec
lion, in the year 1008, 111 the mode
?. Thai the Vci of the Legislature
above mentioned requires thai a
written pclllloii eoiitniiilug ouc-forlh
of the t|Unlilied electors of any county
desiring to vote upon the question of
dispensary or no dispensary, or "For
Sali" Ol' "A-aiiol Sa' " of alcoholic
llquo 's and beverages shall he tiled
with Ihi County supervisor before thc
Ural tit v of May hi the year in which
the elei iIon is to he had.
fi Til ? ('oust Itul i.i'I RO?, An. II.
Sec. I. i?, provides that there shall be
an cnr.dmonl of every elector in this
Stale once in ten years; and an Act
oi" ti e Legislature, entitled. "An Acl
lo ,irovld< tor holding eloelloliH in
th'j State." approved the ittii day of
V.nreh, is'.ai. provides that the general
enrolment under the Constitution of
I IS01S ? liall be in the year |SOO, and the
sain - \<i further provides thai the
next general cnrolmoul shall he in the
year 1008, thus making two years in
evecsti of the time ntlpulatod under
ine Constitution Tor (ho enrolment of
eleetoi n of t his Stale,
i. Thill the written petition as is
provided for in Ihn Acl of 1007. above
I (Continued on page two)
I LOCAL AND PERSONAL MENTION.
Get, busy. The time is short. The
critics are coming, Inspection. Dress
Postmaster Geo. S. McCravy went to
Lynchburg, Va., a few days ago for a
Mr. Langdon Brooks, cashier of the
Dank of Gray Court, spent Friday in
Health and happiness go hand in
hand. Garbage and trash breed flies?
(lies carry diseases. Clear out and
Mr. A. Q. Rice, formerly of the
county, now a resident of Greenwood,
spent a few days in the city during the
The residences of Mayor C. M. Babb
and Mr. W. it. Richey, Jr., located on
South Harper street, are nearing com
Brush out and brush up. An ounce
of effort is worth a pound of good res
The regular fall examination for
teachers' certificates will be held Fri
day in the court house by the county
board of education.
A little paint, increases the value and -
improves the appearance of any build
Mrs.Fountain Martin and Miss Vivian
Martin, of Wallace Lodge, spent Sat
urday in the city.
The city will soon be full of visitors.
Will the visitors be filled with good
impressions of us ?
Misses Willie and Lint Jones left
Monday for Washington and New York.
Miss Agnes Adams, of Clinton, is vis
iting Miss Nell Miller.
Miss Batemanhas returned to Spar
tanburg after a visit to Mrs. Lamar
Miss Leila Darr, of Cross Hill, spent
the week-end in the city.
Have you cleaned up the premises
yet? We all fell better as well as look
better when "dressed up."
Mr. L. S. Teague, of Durham, N. ('..
spent a short while in the city Monday
en route home after a visit to his lather,
Mr. T. S. Teague at Madden Station.
Mr. J. M- McLees, of Greenwood,
formerly in the employ of the Western
Union Telegraph Co. in this city, spent
Sunday and Monday visiting friends
here. Mr. McLees is now located in
Miss Bflie Buzhardt who lias been the
stenographer at the Laurcns steam'
Laundry for the past year, has resigned '
to accept the position OI cashier and
stenographer with the Barringer De
partment Stores at Florence, and will .
leave Laurons this week for her now
Mr. I). R. Mahaffev of Fountain Inn
visited his brother, Mr. A. L. Mahaffey
Prof. Columbus B. Marlin, professor
of Latin in Furman university, was a
visitor in the city last Saturday. Prof.
Martin is a native of Laurons county,
a in-other of Mr. E. VV. Martin of the
city, and a man of whom the county is
Mrs. K. S. Thayer returned Friday
from a short stay in Charleston.
Mr. W. F. Mcdlock and daughters, of
Fountain Inn, worein the city Satur
Mr. T. T. Hay, of T. T. Hay & Bro.,
of Raleigh, N. C., was in iho city last
Wednesday visiting the local agents of
the fire companies represented by that
firm. Mr. Hay and his brother are
genera] agents for the Southern states
of a number of large lire insurance
Per Chapped Skin.
Chapped skin whether on hands Ol
face may be cured in one nigh I b<
applying Chamberlain's Salvo. n
is also linequnled lor sore nipple*;,
burns and scalds. For sale by the
Laurcns Drug Company.
Mr. S. I). Childress spent Sunday in
The wholesome, harmless green
leaves and tender stems ol* a lung
healing mountainous shrub, give to
i>r. shoop's Cough Remedy Its cura
live properties. Tickling or dry
brouchltnl coughs quickly and safely
yield to this highly effective Com h
medicine. Dr. Snoop assures moth
eis that they can Will safety ni\e it
tO even very young babies. No opium
no chloroform, absolutely nothing
harsh or harmful. It calms the dls
trCSSlng COUgll, and heals the son si
live membranes, Accopl no other.
Demand I ?r. Shoop's. Sold by the
Palmetto Drug Company.
Mr. Robert W. Davis, of Fountain
Inn spent Saturday night and Sunday
in the City,
A Multitude of sins arc Covered.
'i he L. a:- m. PAINT covei s defects
in previous paintings, ami wears foi
III to Iii years, because the L. ? M.
is pure linseed oil binde rpure oxide
of zinc pure while lead, and >'OU
Inlp lo make the paint hy mixing '?'
quarts of linseed oil with each gallon
of paint. Its done in two minutes
Makes cost only $1.20 per gnlIon.
.1. II. fi M. L. Nash. Laurcns.
Clinton Pharmacy, (Minion,
L. fi M. Pnlhl Agontn.
CLINTON'S AN NU IL
BAZA K\\ NOV. 8-4.
New Hotel id be Opc ie?l >Cli< ral Soclclj
May be Orgnnizcd?Socicly
Clinton, Oct. 13. Mr. und Mrs II
L. King, who have for sevoi
coiuluctcd 111?? largos I bonr< ?? h.?ioo
in Clinton, have decided io ?. i. ii ,i
regular hotel for the irai ! m travel.
They are well situated foi ibis undet
taking in a large house on Uroad
street about a suunrc from tin;-?tatlon.
Thl'i house, Hie proper! j of M'*. John
"N'oiiii. has been inn '" ? ii I en idkioll
by ihe midition of sovci i rooms, t.ud
by fresh paint inside and oil, ..'i.
King lias also rente I i Itou? i next
door wbicli he will a ? fo.' slcojdni'
rooms. There is n a ? ? i opening lor
such a venture hero . Clinto'i has
only one hotel and id ai: Import mi
junction point tor the t'e.lliiri.'d "lud
i ho C. X. ,v I . railroads
Preparations are Koing forward fori
the annual bazaar of ti <? ,lie let riaii
I.allies' Aid Society, which will be held
thh. year on Ihe fourth und Ii fill ol
November. Thin pl< It ue and
pleasurable festival I ? io i the most |
enjoyed events ol the ... tr In Clinton.
It is not tin pro> erbial < I arli) ba
/.aar where Hie purChntj . are lleeced
ami imposed on but n 1 .itim: i ? bus
iness undertaking nl which salable
articles uro offered for sah' ai fair
prices. No chancel or lotteries are
tolerated. This year it baby show j
will be one of ?i.?? f< itluri ? hui tile ob
jeel wll! he to attraei Ihtoresi rather1
than to add to the r< v< line. So many
new Inhidn.ants have iii-rlved Iii * lln
tini siiii e last year i! ; ' i: will ho VOt'.S
interesting to see then, all together.
A nioveUioiil i-; on 'i>ot fdi tlio or
ganization in < Union i f a choral so
cloiy ot al least ilfty voices. There
is sonn excellent material and there
is little doubt that ine Organization
will be perfected. Mis Ann - Curtis
UUrgei-s. an tie omplishcd musician
will conduct. The meeting;- will he
hold one evening in each woe|< prob
ably nl 1 ho homo of '. i i rond ?
Kennedy, the old collej building,
now a pari of i he Thoi ii ? : I ? phaii
ago. 'The el.i,i is for |1m < ?? irai SO
Clcty to (five i\v<) conceits iliir-ug the
year 'i r ll <? In nolll oi the Conf derate
Monunu in fuii I.
The i ru
rocOiitl.V eliiete.i .\l i Mabel Kt?hei ?]
as leaclu ;? of part ol i In - end ni-a Io,
?| h.en ??
teachor but the hull ling hind ><iua(c.
An agitalIon for . io.m .- ? iiool bulb'
Ing has been started and .< i!i probably
result successful l.\ in n >ear oil l\\>>
The sentiment ol Ihe town ceius iii
favor of ii.
Merc than I'noiiull i- i ? . '. in i?,
To luaiuliiiii h< nil'i, n imiluro man
bi" woman no - jii i < nnugh food to
and body heat. Tin lull il ; a.l < i li it 111
pl ion of more food IL Ii . ;?? ('"SSii r\
for these pt'rposes is li|e pi'lna e.Uise
o' stomach troubles, riieunialton and
disorder.-; of the kidneys. If troubled
with iudlgestiiui. revise yoili' diet, lei
reason and uol upp lite e.onu-ol '"id
iitko a few doa of <Muiina 'rlaln's
Stomach and l.i ? ! ahl< nu-;l you
will soon h(! al! righl again. Im salt
by Laurcns Drug ('oinpan;.
i. a. im im;i:ns ih<?\i :i> orr.
Tegel her IVIil ;
l.iiuuiirji mi' ,
The follow in
in l.:.:ll .;..- win
i'OsldcM i loi" se\ ,
ai. Icle nppt a ?'Inj!
"Tli ? Pit en.
w lllcil has 1)0011
two years, has
('alhoun .vi- Co
Those who are
i Ii?? Soul ii and
are nillOlp! llio
Mr. I'. I). Letl
Si earn Lniiihii > .
! proprietor the :
Ashovllle, N. C.i
Mr. Hud eii
burg at an . ar
company will a
laundry um i t? ,
I ludgcns who v.
in the p!: n; I:
I laundry hiislnc
organized and ti
i steam Laundi> >
j for sov< ral new
j and w ill h<- in
? iii rives,"
lie lluy> Phial.
i.aUndry of i lib
'. ... Illidgem
aniulry, of L
SOCIAL AND PERSONAL.
i , ? , * ?' - * ?? ' " *? ?; * ? .' T * l. V * * V
Tiu' following invit.ition lias been
Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Bark-dale Dial
Thursday evening, October thc llfteenth
at nine oclock.
Mr. and Mr.-.. James Blhclwyn Mintor.
o ?i o
Mr. A C. Todd lefi Monday morning
for Albany, Georgia, where he is to be
married at 7 o'clock (his evening to
Miss Kva Brownlcc. Miss Bbssio Todd,
sister of the groom, wen! last Thurs
day to be present at (ho ceremony.
Mr. Todd was accompanied by Mr. U.V.
Fleming, win) is to lie best man.
o o o
Through tin- efforts of Mrs. Dr. W.
II. Dial, tin- Henry Laurcns chapter,
Daughters of the American devolution,
was organized Thursday afternoon at
tin.- residence of Mrs. Dial. The organ
ization of such a chapter here lias for
some been the topic of discussion and a
matter of interest to tin* many Indies
of the city who are entitled io mom*
bership in the organization. It only
required a leader, and the untiring ef
forts of Mrs Dial are subject of praise
and commendation. The Henry Lau
rcns chapter is instituted with 11 char
ter members and there will likely be
quite a largo number yet to be enrolled.
The charter members are Mcsdanies
W. II. Dial, Foster Simpson, W. L.
(?rav, Clarence Gray, T. D. Darlington,
William Boyd, Dorroh Ferguson, W. II.
Washington, Berkel (Manly, W. E. Cnl
lender and Mis.es Willie Jones, Bessie
Todd, Janic Colvin and Laura Barks
Ai the meeting Thursday afternoon
Mrs. Dial, as regent, appointed tin1 fol
lowing oflicers and committees: First
vice regent, Mrs. Foster Simpson, sec
ond vice regent, Mrs. William Boyd;
recording secretary. Miss Bessie Todd;
treasurer, Mrs. W. II. Washington;
historian, Miss Laura Barksdale; reg
istrar, Mrs. Dorroh Ferguson; com
mittee on program, Miss Janic Colyin,
Mrs. Clarence Gray and Miss Willie
Jones; on constitution and by-laws,
Mcsdanies W. !.. Gray, W. K. Calen
der, T. I). Darlington and Berkel (."lar
dy; board of managers, Mcsdanies T.
1). Darlington, Foster Simpson, \V. L.
Gray, Dorroh Ferguson and W. II.
After tile business of the afternoon
was completed the ladies present 011
joyed a social half hour, at which a
deliei us salad course was served by
Mrs. Dial, assisted by her beautiful
and charming daughters. In addition
lo the mouthers of tin chapter, Mrs.
10. II. Will;es, Mrs. C. C. Fcatherstono
and Mrs. A .1. Chrhtonhcr enjoyed the
rial Teati,K' of the afternoon.
o o o
(in Wcdnesduy afternoon nl IhoIOpis
v. pal rectory Mrs. W. K. Callender wns
tin charming hostess lo the ladies of
Fortnightly Social Club. The halls and
parlors of the rectory were tastefully
decorated with palms ami fall roses,
presenting a delightfully refreshing
>c<ne. After live games of nations
were played, refreshments, consisting
of fruit cake and ice cream, were
Col. Brock. it was decided to station
the Laurens company in Ibe eoUrl
house, overlooking the jail and the
??ids from both front and rear; Ibis
position was indeed an important one,
v hare probably the most effective
woi k could be done, bud Iber? l.n en
attack upon the jail.
lite Laurens eoiilpun.v win no- re
Inieill of many Compliments on this
.ii:>. When the necessity of re oh
.i rcenieilt became evident. Ccd. Brock
suited to (.'apt. Nichols thai ho would
call upon the Greenville ami I'uion
militia. ('apt. Nichols then gave It
his desire lo have- tbo I.aureus j
company in preference U) both lie
other.. After (be arrival of lh<
'rruyulinni Guards, Solicitor Sense wa^
sein by tlie writer and this |s what
itltil oihcial said: "The coining of tin
i.aureus company is the best thing
'i it hits happened tonight; the people
lake I ho situation differently now fol
did not seem to think these home
> iiilcs, of Spartauburg and Clifton
inennl business;, but when they saw
thin I'm body of men from uimthci
eii.v come in. they realized what was
being done. Von have a line Kid of
an ii. and I am glad to see tln ni here/
Col. Brock had some Complimenting
remarks to make nbotil (he Inen ol
buaiiK BismlMsetl on Moiuhi).
Captain Babb and his men remained
in Sptirtntlblirg on duty until Monday
ai noon. When .lohn Irby was taken to
II. e Slate penitentiary. This was
di ne at \'2:'20 Monday morning when
he prisoner was brought under a
strong escorl III rough this City; (be
Ti'tiynhiiin Guards composed the major
purl of the escort from Hpurduihurg
io Laurens. whence he was conducted
lo Columbia by a detail Ulldcr ('apt
Nichols; in ibis hodv were Corporal
DoiigltiKH Gray and Private Hwygorl
of (he local company. The l.uurcus
It Were dismissed from (he service
? i (wo o'clock Momhi\.
lohn irby who attempted ibis fiend
i k crime is a Laurens negro, having
j lived in the Gray Court section; be
I i i married man. Ills wife now livim
Ordered to Spart am burg on
Laurcns County Negro Attempts Criminal
Assault and Three Companies of
Militia I'rotecl Wim.
Late Saturdu> afternoon, Captain
Osear \V. Ilnbh. of the Trayuluuu
CSaards, reeelved orders from Colonel
\V. T. It rock nl <li?- Stale inilltln, t<>
muster Iiis company at oueo and go
i<> Spur I an burr; on u special train
ordered for thai purpose, to assist in
iiuelliiui a moll 01' lufurlaled citizens.
The remarkable rapldil> in muster
inn Iho enm|iany. mukiun Ilm neces
sary |ii'e|iaratious for notion, was a
matter of general common! here and
in Spurtauhurg. 'Phis was dun
lurgel.v Io the fuel I lint all Ilm com
paliy'S SU|l|llies, logcthl r With their
uniforms are kopl in ihe tiruiory, ii
was only necessary for Ilm men lo
hurry to ihe nrmorj. ami dm coiupuu)
win soon in arms. A pt'ovokliiK ami
I ire-.nine wail was IllClirreil al ihe
station, where ii was nenossar) for
lie- mixed (ruin from iSroenvillt! to
arrive hnforo n orow und <-oaelios for
the spoeial could ho secured. At ton
minutes past eight o'clock, with Mr,
I'.oycc Meyers al Ihe engine the I rain
pulled out lor Spurtnuhiteg, arriving
al niin- thirty.
During the vait al the station here
the hoy;; Were treated 'n | lipper, Sonic
ihlug they (I |l| mil t?x|.1 lo got,
through the kfudnes of .Mr. lOugonn
II. VYilkcs. I'or this kindness, Mr.
VYilkos has the lhanks of every man
in t he company.
The Crime < oni mlitcd,
The reason of this call lo arms was
dial a young woman. Mi: Leila hemp
sey. who was employed in lim olllccs
of ilie Sn.\< n mills nl Spurtauhurg,
was on Saturday morning hrittall;,
chill ed and bruised by a negro named
.lohn !rhy Who til Ihe lime was ul
templing criminal iissnull. Miss
Dempsey was on her way home hi
iihoul . h \en o'clock Hint iliorn ng, and
as she passed through a : mall ClttlUp
of woods ne. r i Im mill. He in-)- r<>
sei/ed h-T. dragging hoi' iliio the
woods further ami thoro cimked her
into hisenslhllil y A signed slide
incut from two Kpurtunhiirg physi
elans says ih<- ntiompled assault wn i
not successful. \fter a lime Mi
Demsey partially rcehvi red Inn- senses
and crawled back lo l he path when
she was seen h.\ an old negro, win,
gave the alarm. Sohle of iln- mill
people ill once j-ci ponded i I 1 in Jin :
a lew minutes .lohn lila a. found
in the woods near whci'O he altempi <l
carried in Id Mi.-: I loinpsi \ i home
and was idelll tiled by tin! .Voting lady.
Thereupon, Iho illfuritited people ;i?
P in piOd io I. lieii i lie v null) ho a :
sti i lit in I ui Was previ nl- d hy the lime
ly arrival pi i liiouiitod policeman,
who succeeded in getting tin- negro
to tin- county jail.
At iihotii ftJUl o< ioe|< Saturday af
ternoon li.e i i:, 111 i; 11 < 11 Citl'/eilS of
Sa .on mills nileiiiplod to slorin the
jail and lynch the prisoner, hul Wore
dei,uiies; in Iii; encounter, three of
the inoh weie slighli.1 WuUllih'l. Iii.lie
Nichols si id tig the seriousness Of fhd
jsiliialion al once 'phoned Captain S,
I Mohoh oi the Hampton (Shards lor
i assistance. Tin coin puny roapOiidcd
til one.- and OOti had i i.e ?;(i'CotS and
i i in- Court house yards cleared. Col.
j W. T. 11 rock happened to ho in Spar*
tlillhltrg at fin; time aim he was uoii
j lied of the trouble; lipon communica
tion with Co'.. Vhneij Col. ttrock was
placed hi i , u of I lie situalloii, ami
I ii was, upon hi order t mil Iho LuU
rens company was ordered to (ln<
. metre, The < i*:"!?--: coiitpatiy, Morgan
Hilles, wen- also um t ?. cd into SOr\ Ice.
I Llllirctls Compllll) en (lie Scene.
Moli violence was loured during the
night, hence it was deemed advisable
"> have a i Hong guard in and a lion I
1 "be jail. The Lathens company was
I 'eel at iln- C. ,\ \\. )'. Htalhitl by a de
j 'iiil of the I htm,!!,!!) (itiards and at
. one- e , oi led lo ihe jail On the
' march its w Oil as al I he I lll(ioi), there
w en- heard a lew hisses al I he boytl
I and such I'cmaiks its- these, ^Nigger
J lovers.'" nigger protector..'' ? aim ihi .
j ben ills." Ai i he jail i iie company
was received by Captain Nichols, ami