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FORTY YEAR SEN
ilonea Pnth Youth Convicted In Abbe
ville of Crininial Assault. Defenise
to Appeal to Supreme Court.
Abbeville, April 10.-Kenneth Gos
sett, a 17-year-old youth, will have to
serve what is pracletally a life sen
tense In the state penitentiary for
criminal assault of a 16-year-old girl,
a native of Abbeville. After being out
for four hours and 55 minutes, the
jury returned a verdict of guilty of
criminal assault at 6 o'clock this af
ternoon, with recommendation to the
mercy of the court. -Judge Sense im
mediately pronounced the penalty of
the law, 10 years imprisonment at
hard labor. The finding of the jury
and the pronouncement of the sen
tence were heard In stoical allence -by
Attorneys for the defendant, who
had fought the case bitterly since last
Monday In the face of 'public indigna
tion against the crime, appealed for
a new trial- on the grounds that the
court was illegally constituted and the
--ire was not drawn according to the
law. Their motion was overruled.
They -will appeal to the state supreme
In passing sentence Judge Sease
said that he presumed that the jury
recommended mercy because of the
extreme youth of Kenneth Oossett. le
hoped that the lesson, which was
taught in the court this week, will
have a deterrent effect on others who
would commit like crimes. 1le said
that, in passing the sentence, he
gave what was in effect a life of im
.prisonmen-t. He hoped that the pris
oner would Lponder on the wrong le
Th'ere was no demonstration -when
the verdict was announced. When it
became known that the jury had
agreed, the court house began slowly
to fill up and there was a hush as the
jury filed out and announced its Ver
Tlhe argumnnts were brilliant ef
forts. Homer ). Blackwell, of Iaturens,
solicitor of tihe Eighth circuit, opened
for the state. lle was followed by .\l.
L. Bonham of Anderson and his son,
Proctor A. Ionham of Greenville, of
Counsel for the defense, George Pell
Timmerman of Lexington, solicitor of
the Eleventh judicial circuit, closed for
the state. The case went to the jury
at 1:05 Wo'lock this afternoon and the
Cardul, the woman's
tonic, helped Mrs. Wil
liam Eversole, of Hazel
Patch, Ky. R~e2d what
she writes: "I had a
of my health. I was in
bed for weeks, unable to
get up. I had such a
weakness and dizziness,
. and the pains were
very severe. A frIend
told me I had tried every
thing else, why niot
Cardul?... I did, and
soon saw it was helping
me .. . After 12 bottles,
I am strong and well."
-The Woman's Tonic
Do you feel weak, diz
2ye worn-out? Is your
lackof good health caused
fiom any of the com
,MplaInts so common to
women? Then why not
give Cardul a trial? It
should surely do for you
Swhat it has done for so
many thousands of other
MMwomen who stiffered-it
Sshould help you back to
Ask some lady friend
who has taken Cardud.
She will tell you how It
helped her. Try Cardul.
verdict wa. returned at 6 o'clock.
The jury was tied -up so long be
cause It -was divided as to whether it
should find a verdict of guilty or of
guilty with a recommendation to the
mercy of the court.
.Mrs. M. T. iGossett, mother of the
defendant, held u-p throughout the trial
but 'when sentence had been passed
upon him she threw her arms around
her boy and kissed him. 'Ils father
'threw his arms around him and cried.
The defendant's father and mother,
when homeward bound in an autono
bile, passed him as he was being car
ried to the jail. '
The defendant left for Columbia on
the 7:10 train in the custody of tho
United States deputy marshal, Charles
.J. Bruce, Deputy Sheriff Cann, and
Special Deputy Burt Ferguson. About
a dozen peolple were at the station,
among them two brothers of the pros
* HONOt ROLL. *
* Laurens City Schools. *
* *5s e se S . o *...** e e
Eleventh Grade-Highly Distinguish
ed: Minteith Caine, E lizabeth Senn,
Edna Riddle; Distinguished: Sarah
Dunlap, iMary Gasque, Harriette
alughes, Nelle Long, Mary Roper, Lols
Taylor, Annie Laurie Thom'pson.
Tenth Grade-lighly Distinguished:
Raymond -Gaston, Eula Burns, Einmit
Lou Washington; Distinguished: .Ros
alie Sullivan, Nancy Meng, Ruby Mar
tin, Sara Power, Mary 'Belle Myers
Luther Chancy; Proficient: Beatrice
Babb, Harry iWoodside, Leora 'Hunter
Caroline Franks, Nellie Blakely, Lois
Ninth Grade-Highly Distinguished:
Herman Taylor, Martin Teague, Ver
melle Cain, Nelle Jones, Eiula Mac Mar
tin, Sarah Eliza Swygert, Grace Tay
lor; Distinguished: Mansel Senn, Re.
becca Adams, 'Willie Graves Almand
Ruth Bobo, Margaret Coleman, Loi
Fuller, Allic Gosnell, Martha Millet1
Holler, Louise Smith, 1va Taylor
Jeanie Wright; Proficlent: William Al
bright, Cecil Brown, John Robert 101
lis, Jack liungens, Jack Miller, Rufu:
Satterwhite, Franke Wade, Mary Boyd
Toccoa Gray, Miary H udgens, Winon,
Martin, Delle lontgomery, Ituth Wat
Eiighth Grade-1 ighly Distinguished
Mary Copeland; Distinguished: Sar;
Catherine Barksdale, -Margaret Knight
Elicit Langston, Alliene Miller, Nllnni
'Patton, Ruth Sullivan, Winifred Sit
greaves, Maude Wofford, Roy Gastor
Carl Thompson. Wyatt Waldrep, Rub
Templetoln, Ray Goodwin, Fied Cilif
ton; Proficient: Nora Langston, Grac
.i ontgomi-ery, Floride Moore, Kathbrii
1eng, Thomas Bobo, J. J. Adams, Ad
die Lon Sexton,-Douglais Brown.
Seventh Grade-Highly istinguish
ed : Paut P'hiiot; ilstinguished : Ma
rio Gene Gray, Mary 0. I loiter, Naui
tile Fran ks, Fran k Rloper, K athr in
Ii ieks, 'Thomas WVatson; Proficient
Lila Mac Jamieson, Eioise' Clard~a
Claria Jloyd, Ii(orace Nichtois, G;eorg
WVrigh t, 'H-arol d H1udgens, .\i ai
Ch'laney, Fverett Thomas, .\lar-gart
I i ubert, Janmile I. 'D~avis, Sid ne
Sixth and Seventh Griades--Highl
D)istinguished : Rosa Rosenthal, H1ild
Taylor; Di1st ingu ished : Louise M<
Cord, Ada Catherine -Owings, Ruh
Todl~, Loutie Sooo, *iPerrln WVrigh
Layton Waidrep, IEarle Riddle, JTamc
Machen ; Profieent : .Iar-vin Naber
illi1am Power, Lola Snoddy, El iz:
b)oth Thompson, Mary Wadle, .Janc
Toague, Annie MdPherson.
Sixth Grado-liIgly aistilngu ishoe
Grace Uwitn, Ida M~ae Ilunter-, -Sat-a
Ricehey, Lila Rlckman ; Distingu Ishedc
Cltarence Albright, Jlames Andersoi
liermatn Harton, Frted ('heck, NI111R
MicCuten, LIllie Mace Iiuntter, .\lary lbe
Fcrgiuson, .Janie Hat-is, Edith lie
lams, I lattie Miller, Anita .\ tiler, In<(
Motes, Driuisilla Owilngs, Gertrude So:
ton, Lottie Mae 'Teague; Pr-ofielen
Richar-d IBabbl, Vivian fliakely, Ka'
C'ompton, JTaie Glenn,
Fifth Gr-ado-Allighly Dlstinguishec
Lucile .Hlawktns, illarlow~ Miahaffe
Mat-tha P'ower-, Amat-yltts Smtith, Ha
i-leot TIodd; Distingulshed: James Por
er, Mary Avery, Tiegare llackwe
Fourth andi Fifth (Grades-a1istii
guished : Oscar- Bobb, W~Illiam Crew
I 1rank B aker, CallIe Hill1, J. TI. KIn
'Charles Rosenthat, Cecil Huiliva
'Pineckney Sullivani, .Johnm K. Tayle
I henry WVilliams, itiruce 'ThompIso1
IPr-ofielent: D~allas Decndy, Francia 'Eli
IIouth (;rade-Dist ingu ished : fir
tr-ade Temuplonman, Mar-y Ander-so
FannIe Rosenthal, IHerber-t Ogleshi
Pr~iofient : Emily Franuks, Claudia I
IIby, Laur-a Vance Jones, Hlen Ledfoi
P'awnee -Watson, Cladla II. Whitlot
Margaret Wodsie Mar-gar-et Wasse
Third Grade-Distinguished: Jack
C. Babb, Martha Franks, 'Iuinily Tay
lor; Proficient: Boyce Taylor, Jack
Wysong, Bertha Barnette, Arminda
'IHough, lelen -Martin, Laura Reid.
Second GCrade-Highly Distinguish
ed: C. T.'Struires; Mistinguished, Sarah
Dorroh, Bertha Finkbeiner, Belle .Hlam
Ilton, Manuel Martin, Alex Wasson,
Dorothy Norwood, -Hughes .Roundtree,
Marshal Smith, HeIlen Vincent; 'Pro
-'Icient: Martha Taylor, Mabel Trotter.
First Grade--ighiy Distinguished:
Leon INichols, Emily Babb, Saralt Rid'
die, Clemiegeno Teague; Distin
guished: Jack Balle, John Thomas
Todd, Katherine Hludgens, -Louise
S'mith, -Frank Bramlett, Virgie Coker,
Margaret McCravy, 'Dorothy Sit
greaves, Louise Taylor, Charles Hicks,
Theron liller, IHaskett Sanders, Chas.
Vincent; Proficient: T. H.6I3ramlett, R.
A. Martin, Edwin Owings, Julia Brown,
Sarah Dendy, Roy Flowers.
Laurens M3iii School.
Fourth Grade-JDistinguished: .Mary
Ball; Profleient: Hugh Cheek, George
,Nelson, Martha 'Culbertson, Mary Cul
Third Grade-Proficient: Rallph Ball,
Ora 'Baldwin, Macey -Davis, Mary Orr,
Florence 'Powers, Gladys Reames.
Second Grade-"Profleient: Bertha,
Marler, Alma Wilson.
First Grade-Distinguished: Elma
Davis, Carolyn Cheek, Nellie Casey,
James Word; -Proficient: iToree Bus
.bee, 'Lydie Snoddy, Marguerite Pamie
son, Fannie Lamb, Joe Cogdill, 'Wood
row -'Motte, Lora Scay, Alma Temple
* egee ee e o e ge..
* JONES NEWS.
e eeee egeg e e.e .,. g
Jones, April 10.-Iverybody sym
pathizes with Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Trus
sell in the recent loss of their son,
Our cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Wilmot
Smith, of Greenville, recently visited
relative sand friends in this section.
Rev. Strickland, of Princeton, re
cently conducted a series of meetings
at Ware Shoals.
'We are very grateful to all of our
friends for recent kindnesses.
Master Jas. .Graham is an expcrt
The friends of 'Mr. Ollie E.lison, of
Ware Shoals, have solicited him to en
ter the race for the legislature.
Mr. and Mrs. B. ID. Riegel and their
beautiful and accomplished daughter,
Kathleen, of Now York, are visiting at
Ecxperienced Judges say the recent
cold weather hAs not materially in
jured the fruit crop.
ir. Frank .1. Jones attended the sup
per in Greenwood given by former pu
p1)1 of the South Carolina university.
'We sympathize very tenderly vith
Mr. and Airs. Willie Davis in the re
cent death of their three year old son,
from a fall off the wagon.
We recently met the following
friend's: Young Godfrey and Howard
'Boyd of Fountain Inn; Wil. Dodson, of
-Boyd's Mill; Rev. J. M. Dallas, of Don
aids; Capt. 'Peter Lindsay, of Ander
son; I'ugene McCullough, of Columbia.
The prolonged wet spell has great
ly retarded farm work.
Rev. Mr. Smith, the new .pastor of
the Baptist church at Ware Shoals,
bas made a most favorable impression
upon those who have met him.
Mr. Jas Beeks of Abbeville recently
visited his father, Mr. J. W. Beeks.
is completely washed out of the system 1
tihe celebrated Shivar Mineral Water. Plos
itively guaranteed by money-back offer
Tastes fine; costs a trifle. Delivered any.
where by our I.aurens Agemts, J. C. Shell
& Go. Phone11 tIem.
That' Going to Save Us
Both Lots of Work"
POWER & LIGHT,
LESS work for you in the house-clean safe lights all over
the place. And it's going to do a good many chores for
me about the barn too.
Everybody should have one - of. thse outfits. How about
lighting your farm?,
Write, Phone or Call
G. C. WATTS, Mountville, S. C.
Agent for Laurens County
'4ASD ATER 0 SENE
R UINs IT"
OWEN Automatic Light PlIant
OW NAuo atcLih Puoatllant)1 vela
Sarts auoatically upon overloa0,d
Stops aut ia cally when B attery is
Stops automatically when Craiking
Enllgint, upoll faili e to start, if out of
ut(Is off automatically if overiloaded.
ill run1 electr im tor, or' opetat e
henl:inK fleriecs ill addition to )sutpply
Will sullPy currentV1 for' I to 1100
lamitps, without flicker in the lames.
legtlation Within rated eapa ity it'
e -ial to the averag .: celitral poweir sta
lAubrticaion u autonatic-n o adjust
..... .......... 'm ent retiuired.
E ... ~'..\Will run 1indefilitely if sipplied with
oil, water andi fuel.
No ex posed wireS a 111 dagerous lyi
wheel --children safe.
Sitple in cotstruction-- easily in
XSilent in operation---practically no
Ia vonservatively rated, alId liberally
x ':. Hated I lor'sepower, 1.5 I . 11. .\ ,
S1-i N. W \., 3 volts, 1,230 w.atts.
"It Starts and Stops Itself"
FOUR EXCLUSIVE FEATURES IN THE NEW MODERN OWEN
1. An engine that operates perfectly under farm light conditions, Runs with a
wide open throttle at high speed without overheating.
2. A perfected cooling system. Both water and air cooled.
3. A Carbuerator that incorporates an automatic Choke, a heating element and
4. An Automatic switchboard that controls the system and protects the stor; re
Shipments now en-route to me. It will pay you to see the OWEN before you de
I. cide on a lightning plant. For specificutions and full information call
H. W. WEBSTER,
MOUNTVILLE, S. C.
n, District Dealer for Laurens, Abbeville and Greenwood Counties.