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Survivors of Famous Com
mands Meet Aya in.
EXERCISES OF THE: DAY
tddresses hj i ni. Uro?u, l'rof GritHitli
and Others. Tribut? Paid (o
Deceased ( oturudcs.
The twenty-third annual reunion of
Companies G, 14t.li South Carolina. ('?,
or the "Lauretta Briars" <?>; tin* tlrd
Regiment. ; 10. <. :' the 3rd Battalion,
was held :: Barksdale station on la si
Saturday, with ti large crowd present.
Thou- were nt leas* fifty-two veterans
i:: attendance in add tion to the many
ir lends and relatives. There were
fourteen survivors of Co. K. i-ithj and
;, ? ?? si>ht: t! " nuin
g I i Uaiion was not
veil ct the briars,
dftlo school had he
nie Bitte Flag'
and a hui
.ludgc O. 0. Thompson offered the
following resolutions in memory of
tho dead of the three companies:
"Whereas, since out1 last annual re
union death, grim reaper, has
oncd more thinned oar shuttorcd
tanks by taking away our beloved
Comrades Charles 12. Brooks and Win.
!.. Curry of <*(l. <;. Hrd Regiment, Wm.
E. Cook. Co, 1". 3rd Battalion, and
Tiios. l'. Waddle, Co. E, Hth Reglmenl
now numbered with those who answer
the morning reveille on Fame's eter
nal camping ground.
"Therefore Resolved, that the sur
viving members of these commonds
desire to put or. record their attesta
tion of tho courage, dove ;lon and loy
de parted comrades, (len
if heart, always iigro
nlty of oui
i..!. kind ?
; .: rOut in
of tin- ;?;
I ?? .
t n Man!
Itiiied and do
? ? Of hosl ilii iOs
: !:?? .<; Ids I Of .. .ist' r and dif
sttch a.-- never before con
ti people; hi ;.ii the various
of husband, parent and pat*
:en wiiaught as \vell in pewe
as in war the.V had fought.
?"They liave well earned the undying
epitaph, ''they were Confederate sol
"For tin1 family and friends of these
comrades we art- moved with sinccr.
est sympathy, and while we pause
in let fall trie unbidden tear, wo recog
nize the power, mercy and goodness
of God, in whose Htr< hgth the children
of man must ever seek refuge and
"That a Copy ai these resolutions ho
forwarded to the futftily of our (!<?
ceased comrades, and thai our county
pa tiers be reo lies ted to publish."
regret a> inability to
nil end wi i n
of clary's i..-.!
The ti. -.
was t o',
sou. colom i
and his conii
coui'ke Of lib
liig tribute t
de^si-s. a. v.
was for years Ills law partner in this
city. MOSl <<'' tie- Colonel's Wils
(alten mi with rehtihisccnccH of IhC
war. IllllCll to the delight Of all
Col. Brown read an interesting
f i t n il of .iiii.ii Burns, revolutionary
Soldier, who settled iu l.tilirens HlloiM
|y after the war. and who has many
dec< iidniits in the county. Thti re
cord was as follows:
Record of John Bunts.
The records of the War Depart
ment In Washington* I> ('. show that
.loin Burns v. is b?lil in 17'".".. in
A niello eounty. \'a. Thai he enlisted
in tie* Revolutionary i . ay
county, N'. t'.. in '7s". Th
(10(1 on i'
THE HUNTER CASE
l!N SUPREME COURT.
tontest of ( itanuc of Venue i? Waged
til f tilted Stator Supreme Court
il; (.'. Wltsll tllllltl I*.
Washington. April lo.?An Interest
i:.development in the en.;" the
State of South Carolina \> Wash
Hunter, convicted Of the murder of
lilbort F. Copeland. of Laurents coun
ty, at the court ?:* general kossIouh
for Greenwood county. February 21,
IOCS, lias arisen in that the Supremo
court o! the United States has as
sumed jurisdiction of the < ;.sf upon
appeal front the decision of the Su
preme court of th< State <?: South
Carolina. Following :. mistrial in
this case i:: LaurOtis county it was
changed to Greenwood county, where
Hunter was found guilty and sen
tenced to eight years in the peniten
tiary, 'fh? cas< was aj nested to tli?
State Supt'emo court, and ih an opin
ion rende.ved b.v .l?stic? Woods tue
c. I.. Fib :.
& 11 ? ::) c
Jtati - ?. . '".ii it:
ilrnt obtained, a:.d then an appeal (0
tbo Su promt court of tbo Chi ted
Staes was perfected. writ of error
granted by Chief Justice Po] e of the
State Supreme court* and upon show
ing made Um- Supreme court of the
United States lias now taken Juris
diction of the case on appeal.
Among the Federal questions raised
it is claimed that Hunter was denied
his right di trial by jury in the county
and In the district wherein the alleged
(?rinn- was committed, and also be
cause ho was required to answer to
a capital am! tints an infamous crime
without a prior presentment or In
dictment of the grand jury, guaran
teed him by x\rtfcles ?'? and 0 of the
amendment to the Constitution: and
that the Supreme court of tbo State
in sustaining the ruling! of the trial
jury was i:, ovldenci ,.t the time Hun
any event, it; defending the action of
the trial court before the Sup renn
court, it Is said, the solicitor urged
that even were this true, i!u:.:< r bad
lost his riiili; to so plead, because that
question was not raised at the time
Of his trial iti the lower court, and
that position was Sustained by tbo
Supreme court of the State in an
opinion said to hi contrary to th<- at
titude of the court upon the same
subject for the past thirty years.
it Ih presumed that the case will be
argued In the Supreme court during
the coming fall, ami oonshh ruble In
terest is manifested In view of the
rather unusual questions raised and
in the nssuii of jurisdiction by tin)
Supreme court of the United States.
Mr. Capers, the Washington < n ii sol
in the easi\ SOems tO feel quite Cehfl4
dent (be position taken will tic* :?
tnim-d by the rhltoil States SUpr the
C-Oiirt in vh v >i! 'tie provlsl ins oi In
Mr. l eather- ; <u. Unj !'r< ide 1< ??(?
tlext Monday the 211th, In 1 iio ii
hood Justice Jones will act ttpori thi
petition and Governor Ansel will np
point Mr. Foatlterstone one dry tni>
werk. 'I'hift is a distinct compliment
for Mr. Fonthersioue. in that ),o h
a Ideal nttorney tins bei n asked foi
' by bis fellow rtu ihi efS at the Lau rein
! ns|uq lien an Iprll '_'7ih.
Col, w. '!'. firock, .and ids assistants
will bo In the city on next T,? isdnj
tbo -7th of t: Is month for (he It) <
Con of the Trnynlinni Guard*. If tin
weather is good t' 0 in - >?? tIoi1 will h<
mad" on (I o square and in Gerling
ion's pasture, t. <? latter i lace
? ? ?
i Kol i. kt m kvi:\ o tim: It kd.
"I,-. Joseph ! . Klrrtiio of Greenville
in Submit Wan*.
a special meeting of the Chant
!? ?'? of Commerce v.-as held Tuesday
afternoon, at which (he ? ilmtliury
survey for Ih< inter.urban line was
ordered. A delegation from Clinton,
among whom were Prof. \. B. Spen
ser. Dr. W. A. Shnhds. Messrs. .1. f.
Robertson, and J. Si Craig were pres
ent and reported lu behalf of (he
Clinton business league. Dr. II. K.
Athen. Chairman of (he committee to
secure an engineer . reported Mr. Jo
seph B. Sirrin? of Greotivilh had on
Monday of ?Iiis week been over tho
proposed line and that he offered to
make a nuinlx r of surveys, draw up
the plans, a prospectus, estimates of
the cost ot building and the possible
earnings of tit" road, for $*i6'0. The
proposition w;.s accepted and a com
mittee consisting of IL K. \iken, \V.
A. Shands and N. I?. Dial was author
ised to oihplov Mr. Sirriue at once;
[,,., . ,| Clint
and I.aureus, reported that sjtiiU'iont
fat: is to |iay for this survey lind hoch
way were uiithorli'.cd to provide (hem
?in at i
> tllllllioiic ! t'i V (hilittl.
Messrs, Steve Owens 01 Watts mills
and L. K. Wiliis of La ti ford station
were summoned (O Atlanta llrst of
the week by RoKtcdllcc Inspector Greg
ory to testify at a preliminary hear
ing in tlie ease of tin alleged yegg
ma ii under arrest in that city, Mr.
Gregory believing (be man to be the
same parly who was with sheeny
Mike. tl\c yeggmnn who was killed In
1.aureus hist January. Mr. Owens
claims that he saw Sheeny Mike and
his pal at Waits Mills (lie day before
(lie killing, while Mr. Willis is sup
posed to know something in connec
tion with a "job" committed In Green
ville a year ago or more with which
tlio Atlanta suspect may be Implicated,
Till! N !\\ S I ROM <?It V\ < Of KT.
Several itcin^ of Interest I'liilttodlj
Noted for <>uicK Kendiiiir,
the account lug department oi A. C. I.
Ry tit Wilmington. N. c. is at home
for a vacation.
Mr. o F. Ilopp had the misfortune
to .' ? Iiis purse last Saturday, con
mining ilfty dollars; he has been un
able to locate it yet.
Mr li. C Do: roh attended the I'n ...
Iiytery held in Greenville last week,
Mr. i. I. West, representing Cooper
& Griflln of Greenville, l>oiight one
hundred and fifty hales of cotton from
Mi. It. 1.. Gray last week at Id cents.
'1*1:'- Cray Court-OWlngs Institute
hoys wen' to Woodruff Friday after
noon and crossed hats with the boyn
on thai side, score Standing four to
(IVO i:i t:, vor of <!. C. < >. I.. in a t w dive
Inning game. McCriiv.V of Lanrens
did tiie twirling lor tho <;. C, <> i
'Ir. .lean Rildd Loses Kuril ami (
lent*. >vn:i IlisiM'iince,
miles ri'OJll < i'Osfi Mill, logothi ? ? ?
Contents consisting of cortl rod'
??u ii<i oi-TH ials UK hi:
Citttt? I . '.in n> lo Select Mi. Site for
I in \i " I'liiou Station.
l<i ; ?
Of the .
hi tie v loth, ncool'.
i>:' the railroad oi
? ptifty was im ;
? i \V< stern
- a tlie
: ? i : at l?tl
Ltl : ?. ItH by
tu tbo iumIi
... mid an
U.V ! !.*? > !
i' of (be J b
. : . ? ' ...
a gobd pi'iO' .
Mr* Kobe i; Owi n? . duughtor,
Miss Kdhm ViSliOil hoi' <;. liter, Mrs.
Couway Armstrong. Tiitsday night.
Mis: Cora Putnam was visiting in
(,:???<:. Pond community wool:.
Mr. Luclaii liabb of Or* < n Pond was
at Mr. T. P. Hald.'s a while Sunday,
was 0.1 his wry to Horn a I'atb lo see
his so: . Dr. Marvin Hall : '? w days.
Misses Mae and Al!i<- Ho.bb spent
Saturday night and S.:: .; ;? ..:?!: Mrs.
.1. w. Iloasoii.
ill !!(.! I Ml ( liOSN ill ; I SKW S.
Mr. Karl?' i oh- and Mi*- \;;<< t after
?? ? : .
ColO und Miss Atlio Carl* w Oi ? out
riding last Sunday. Hefori et irnliig
hdine Im-, drove to Witt.> hunted
iiu a preacher and were ..... ? i . Misy
Carter Is the second daugjiU; Mr.
a iit:!.- babe the o
ami Mrs. vVilliaili An
Thursdiiy, The la
hav< (he ': m; ;r by <>l
\ii i. ? ? ;
MYSTERi?l S MURDI R
occi ks - i ci is rors.
1'ullor Holland, Vccro rr<?i?rit**ctr
ItcstitlirilUt, Iv!11 <! an! -li- Shop
Itni'IU'd, I Iii w mi::ntcd.
I \ . ...
night . lau;! ?!?". :; o'clock F?llet' El
laiul. a negro, vyas tlttudered i:: a
restaurant Ol' which Iii? was proprietor
lind Ute building ir.trncd OVor hin.
'I'lii' (irr was extinguished before the
body was burned beyond Idctitilica
(toii aud an oxi mim lion u vealod tliat
(hero had l>"i ;i foul play. The skull
was eriu kod. ? vidoiitiy by a blow-. Tin1
dead man's wife sal 1 (hid he inn! left
his house on soihd errand to the ret
(intrant about a I ill hour before the
lire was d'sciv.:. !. \ man '.v;is
Keeb riding a hle>c|c Ver\ rapidly in
but in oxolti :i ? id I il < lit thought in
Coroner I iulfstnij hV't??itv? etl the in
quisition, with Mr, .1. T. Robertson as
foreman. After examining quite a
number o! witnesses and going Into
the easi- as i hi i foil g lily as prdetieiiblo,
it was decided, at tie- olid of a three
hours' session, to leave tin- mittler
open tor possible further Investiga
tion, liiere still heilig no (due Kullieient
to fasten tin' rcspotislhilitlcH ot the
crime on suspected perpetrators or
others. The case is one of those
mysterious affairs which may nevei
lir for relied out. though every effort
will In- put forth in Ibis direction,
si w i:ims( or \i. ihm ion in in-:,
Kim . t . i'. Parker .?? i ho < liurcli "t I lie
I iy I n a 11 y <1 \ i); ? i
Interest lug: iutohr.oly practical and
wi ll delivered, in the afternoon at
i o'clock. m , I '.i rk< . pi cached oil
"The Shortness oi Tilde", and an
equally Intorestini! theme was dovel
?wherry where lie
in:1.1 'i or
ANDERSON WILL NOT
HANG NEXT PRIDAY
Appell Will Hv r?ikcn to
INOTICI Sk R\l I) MONDAY
Utoritc.is for l'ttttdi'iiiiicd Neuro >% ? 11
\i'|nai Scaffold for Kxcctitioti
lias ItiMMi Until.
.lohn Henry Anderson, convicted of
the ihurder of his fntlui in law. Josli
Carter, (iU(l soiitoneod to hang on l'YI'
(ia> Of ihh wo? k, ha:- for ?> Ii nie til
I'asi escaped HO* raHow This ex
tra ha- <a Iii.- Wim obtained for hl III
l>." the luith. Intention in appeal by
("VOI'i prCVlpWi Iii Illing ?j '*
i U'o in' appeal with t lie oldrk <?.*
tfkei ill (>\\ lOgi had :>! i Oiidy
> construction ol Iii?1 ; allows in
woik on tili' trail yesterday morning.
I ii?' C( lllni' of lhi> second lloor. In tho
corridor, had heim cut out and Mill
platform erected ihcrcfronl, making
tho drop into the hall helow, n distance
ot 11 vo oi :i\ foOt fall l ;i to that
time tin- ithci'lfl had i I'l l ivi'd no ofH*
cinl notilicatioti thai execution should
he > tayod.
The licporlor, while looking at the
scaffold yesiordny, took occasion to
??all on A I'lhr; on in hi: cell, llov
<' c. iMtts, pastor of ihe Cedar drove
church, win re the killlli) occurred,
\\as pro i in v iih Audi rsiui at tho
lime, advising with him regarding his
I ? en
('arpoiileis wore still til
pa.\ t In in
Alidi I'S oi. seeme
o.xfjltod l?y the no
iunod hy Hie wot k
S. I. (?iiiliiieton in (.ini.li l'olllic?