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DR. WILKINS HILLS
HIMSELF IN JAIL
Aged Physiclan, Convicted In New
York of Murdering of Wife, Commits
Suicide. Mangs Himself In Prison
Mincola, N. - Y., June 29.-Leaving
behind him a long letter protesting h1
innocence and declaring hits bell~v
that he had iot received a fair tri,
Dr. Walter Keene Wilkins, who was
convicted Friday of the murder of hils
wife, Julla, committed suicide by hang
ing himself ii the Nassau county jaIl
T The atgled I)hyslclan was still alive
when lCut down by attendants and
1hysCIelans. Worked overP lhim for half
an1 loutr before the death lie had
sought came to him. Ills neck was
The doctor lad spent, tle entire
afternoon writing his letter of self
Viiileation anld t wo other letters giv
ing directions for the disposal of his
body and the care of several pets to
which he was greatly attached.
"Rather than be driven across the
.1late of 'New York by Carmen Plant
(Nassau County detective) alld de
livered up to Silg Sing prison," he
wrote in the first letter, "I prefer to
be mny own execitioner. Iesides, it
Will save Justice Ianning from look
'ng into my face when he tells me I
haVe had a fair trial.
I am ahsoliutely iiinocent of this
rime w ih thie 1n(1Ictmet chiarges
This letter was addressed to .1. P.
TIlealey, of rooklyn, an aeuiailitance.
A second was a((Iessed to irs. ljiza
beth I iulir, of Alonticello, N. Y.,
formerly his hiousekeeper', requesting
her to see that his pets were well
The thii'd Ileter. addressed to Sher
Iff Phi neas Seamen, re(luIested t hat.
i is body be cremated.
The iury whih iIc (onlviCt(d him ree
0111mleni dedl ejnlielCy. lie was to have
1een :eiteiet d by Suprele Court Jii.
ie \1ainmg ii next Tuaesday.
Mrs. Wilkins was fmiu rdere( last
Sh1a11r iy by blows from a mme
and(1 a pieCe of lead Pipe. Dr. Wil
kins t ol d the authorities hi Is wife had
b)en killd by OnIe of i.eebi gia r
whoi tihey ha r ur'ri.se(d In the W il
kins home on retu1rning from tle
The (o(tor was suispeeted b)fy the
county authoiitles almost llnmedlate
ly, but Was )ermit thd to remain at
ilieirty for about a Week wyhen lie fled
to lBaltluimore. Ile retuirn-ed a few days
later and gave himself up for a trial
on an Indictment charging first-degree
murder. After a trial lasting about a
week ho was convicted.
TO INTERPRET LAW
Question of When Demobilization liats
Been Completed Decided by Palmer.
Deoioliization Will Coit.rol Proll.
Washington, .1une 29.-The attorney
general and not the war departl.ent
will have to advise President \Vilson
when demobilization of the emergency
forces has been completed, miillitary
expel)rts said today when te(1i(r opin
Ion was soiaht as to the apwoximate
date of rescinding of war-time pro
hibition. The present coiposition of
the i military establishment is so com
plicated, it was said, that a decision
by tho highest legal autthority will be
The army is estinated today to numn
lbr a few thouisaid more than 1,000,000
m11n, composed of regulars, national
giardsinen in federal service, drafted
men and volunteer recriits whlo re
cnt ly enlisted for the one anid three
year periods. The reguila rs, exclu
sv of "dII rat ion-of-eiergenlcy" m. e
incilde not morec than -10,000 ml1eln at
tle most, and the receitl3 recrtiited
class totals 11,000, leaving 900,000 as
the numniber which apparently muist
he discarged before demobilization can
be said to have heen coinmplet(ed and
the presiden t legall elit led to act.
'Thel' ei Hod required for demobiliza
tion Tepenclds, it was said today, with
fin deflnite limits upoln the size of tle
Aiimerican force left with tle army of
oc1lpat ion. The 450,000 m11en1 now
coillprising the American expeditioi
ary force in France and Germany
could be returniied by August 10 an d
tile caip machin in Ill tis coiitry is
callable of' dislaring,, the icn as fast
a Ie transcport (all land them.
'T'lhe Sibe-lin expedition does not. af
fect denobilization pas Since the inl
I'ition is to replacet ti ore entire
ly with vollunutary recruits, who have
either specilienlly i'leo(sled Siberiami
service or who have not asked any
di'iiiet as~inment and il there
fore le 50ist white f lepartminit de
Ariy oflij-ls expe('ted todlay to
h'ar soon that tle forth and fifth di
visionis of r'guilars had been released
again by General Perslihing for retirn.
in fae recent coimmunilileaftions from
Americain exped itlonary force head
rluiarters list the various units of th )ese
divislons as "released" btit the possi
e 294 Acres of
C. Knight Place
:1 and well impr
land in the C<
:hurches and sta
les of cotton,
Viii sell in parts
e other land to f
ens, S. C.
SO LAUIWNS ADV1DRTISDK LAUI
bilIty that this notation might be an
oversight is admitted.
With the excptilon of the first to
fifth divisions, inclusive, tho only line
organizations still abroad 'aro 319th
engineers, the 106th and 31-1th train
headquarters, the 11.1th sanitary squad
and parts of tie 310th supply and ain
rnunition trains. 'e rieinainder of
tho Iroop.s abroad, about 200,000 in
all1 comprise muotor conipanlies, sales
nilits anil( siijilar service of supply
Cvii Service iolls for Discharged
Washigtonl, D). C., J10 30.-Al
though there I is a desire on the part of
tle Conigress, file lads of executive
departitis, and tle Civil Service
Coinlin ission to recognize in ill proper
ways the claims of returnuig soldiers,
sailors, and marines to employment
in the classified civil Service, the Civil
Service Cotumission feels that in or(
er to avoId Ilisapprehensioni Certain
fact should be brought to the attei
tIionl of thle menvi.
The Ilw provides for certain pre
fereCes in appointment ill favor of
discharged soldiers, sailors and ma
rines. It shouh be untiderstood, hIow
ever, that preference clahmants tmu1lst
lalify in op)(n COmietitive cxamlfillnha
tions 1111less they left tle classified
civil service to enter the military or
'I'lse x111i11 lltins aIe alnioullened
froml time o ilhne to mieel the lie'ds
of Ith service. They must be adver,
It Ised for a su fficet 1 i tim o give t hem
dife piblieIly; then tile papers' must
be rated, re'gisters 'stal islhed, and
clalis of preference passed upotn.
Aln act, of Coigress of Febraitry 15,
1919, makes mandatory the reinstate
menvi1t to their former positions of all
former Govetti lielit Vl ployees who
were drafted or who ciilisted ill the
military service of file Ulnited Slates
in the war with Cernnally upon their
aplicatioll and if they have received
anl ioliorable discharge and are quali
fIld for tIle work.
Wonderful r:n: ..
A tiii turi ii . et r;. j,,. is (,
crlilb d a' neighin-.- y gr. !I-0
aid as bilng Iiel"ed in a shell alioit
flal min1ch a1 i n 1 ha1, long 11d1 i ilch
and u11 are (Iirleldifn dialilwlr. 'I'lle shiift
is designed e.99vcinly for lolding tools
of dentists or surgeols, but It mlily Ie
Used for finie drills for metnis or gems,
or for other stila li utroses. The
motor IS driveni it i nmxiliui rate of
about 5,000 revollitons per 1 1limite,
and is ldlipted for use with either di
rect or alternating current.
Fine Farm Lani
,about 200 Ac:
oved with tenan
>unty and wher
ttiOnl. About onl(
besides corn an
or as a whole.
t FURTHER PAR']
tENS, S. 0. JULY 2, 1919.
%I: E VIRN0 COu%.o SE.
1*OWV MN4% PAES E
%NTO IThS Ste PRESS,'N IN
REktiZE iwHPT E\Jp' PNVE -.
Cro'E INOADF r ",o
NM"ERE \-T'S READ 84NL ATE
MtBERS OF 1HE A M\.E,
%NW' VPAN i I CrUZS S.G E AD
ER'Vti 'NR WOULD Att bE
COP IN N O%' i W ' VPE\N
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FINAL SETT L1ENT.
Take notice that on tihe 6th day of
Atllusi, 1919, I will 1(n(ler a final ac
vonni2 of 1y nets and doings as Ad
uiliisliator . the state of S. 1). A
IIffey, deceased. inl the ollice of tihe
Jndg, of 'robate of 1aur ens coilnty,
al I I o'clock. a. in., and on the saine
(hay will apply for a inal discharge
fron i y tr ust as Adininistrlor.
Any 1persol inelbted to said estate
is 1nolitied and reqilliired to mnake pay
lient on ihat 11a1 and all persons
havinig elai a1 aiist said estate will
pre~sent themll onl or before said datte,
(ul1y prove'n2, or he forever barred.
-l Nl. AllAPITY,
ily '. lI -. --50 .i istr r.
I We Do It RIight
Spc iali. otn rep 1irinig all
maku, ot Atitonmoile Radia.
wors. We make them as good
sew. We'%- abIo repair en.
derI, ta.ks nd make racin
- en %hip us. youtr radiater.. II
DisCO1NT TO DLA.J aS
W.R.Hartin & Bro.
1815 Main St., Columbia S.G.
:I, near Barksd
res in cultivatic
Lt houses. Som
e land values a
~-half mile from
Ld other produc
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