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YEARS FOR ASSLEY
Setence Is Passed Upon Anidersi
. an for Killing of Hughes. Appeal
to be Taken.
Anderson, may 26.--Ernest Ashley,
last night found guilty of mianslaugh
.6er for killing Policeman and Deputy
Siheriff Arthur T. iflughes, at the close
of a political meeting held in Honea
lfath last August 24, was this after..
noon sentienccd to serve ten years in
tlc state pen:tentiary, or on the coun
To a sentence of the court was at
first 11 years, but an r.mpeal to Judge
Geor2 e 11. Prince, presiding, to re
duce the sentence .to ten years, su
t-hat ball could -be granted by the pre
trding judge, peniding an appeal.
After listening to F. B. Grier, of
Greenwood, associate counsel for
.Ashley, and who had previously im
plored Judge Prince to temper justice
with mercy, the presiding judge f1xced
the sentence at 10 years. Bond was
fixcd at $10,000, to 4e signed by two
or more securities and approved by
the clerk of court.
"I have listened to the apacals of
counsel for the defendiait, and have
heard them plead for mercy for this
defendant bccause or his wife and
four children. This is one of the sad
duties of a Judicial oflicer, for every
time some violator of the law Is pun
AND TWO G(
I am doing the re
Come in and see
C. E. Kenn
I POWE DRUG
s d an inucen t -won an and. some.
%nocent..chiloren' suffer, Hut then I
niust remember the children of the
man who was killed," Judge PrIne
said in ' passing sentence on Ashley.
The Ashley has been one of the
hardest contested legal Ibattles in the
criminal court of LAnderson in a long
time. The prosecution introduced
testimony to show that Policeman
Hughes had disarmed himself a short
time before Ashley fired, handing his
gun to- Chief of Police lage, who was
disarmed by two of Ashley's friends.
The defendant pleaded self-defense,
claiming that he had shot after the
lilcenan had cursed him and shoved
1im back, reaching for his gun as he
did so. Dcfenso witnesses also ton
tified Chlief 'Page picked llughes' gun
from 'he sidewalk, and that It had
not been given to .Pave -by Hughes.
. The defendant was represented by
F. D. Grier, of Greenwood; T. F. Wat
kins, G. 13. Greene and C. 13. INarle, of
this city; and dolitor Leon W. liar
ris was assisted by Proctor ion-ham,
of Greenville, and len. M L. Bonham
and Thomas Allen, of this city.
ilefore the May term of the court of
gcneral seslSions adjourned this after
noon, Broadus Miller, a negro indicted
for nurder and held at the county jail
following a mistrial, entered a plea of
guilty of manslaughter and %was sen
tenced to servo three years on the
county chain gang.
pair business now.
the boys work.
L,.ift i' your
g a box of
NOMEN'S RIOHTS UP
L'hey Must Decide Whether Women 4
Shall Become D4acons, Assenbyq
Winona Lake, Ind., May 20.-Scrip
ural quotations were passed back and
lorth today as the commissioners to
he 133rd general assembly of the
Presbyterian church In the Unitea
states attempted to establish how
inuch of a part women are to be given
in ecclesiastical government, A deci
sion was finally reached .to allow the
Presbyteries of the church to take a
referendum vote on the question ot
allowing womncn to be Installed a.
leaso an office hitierto held only
by men. The vote will be reiorted
At the net general assenmbly.
The proposal that womien be permilt
ted to fill the office of deacon Irotght
at protest from Reverend Abraham, of
Chester, Penn. He quoted from the
book of Acts, in which -he said the
tihvcve al)ostles, in calling for the ap
pointimlent of deacons, gave this in
junction to the disciples: "Look ye
r)ut, therefore, :brethren, from among
s;eveiI men of good report, full of the
upitrit and wisdom you may appoint
over this business."
"We have this for on guard, breth
ren," declared Reverend Lathom, "antl
I believe we should stick pretty cloase
to the Good Book."
A generous round of'applause greet.
ed this quotation, but immediately
there was counter--quotation from a
commissioner who found his insplira
tion in the book 'of Romans. 1le qcuot
ed: "I commend unto you, Phoebe,
our sister, who is de.aconess of the
church that is at Conchreae. that ye
receive her in the Lord, lworthily of
the saints, and that ye assist her in
whatsoever matter she may have need
of you. For she herself also hath been
the helper of many and of mine own
Cheers greeted the quotation and a
tribute by Reverend David Inghes of
Ba:ltimore, to the deaconess in his
church, brought ringing shouts of ap
The vote followed authorizing the
referendum vote on the granting of
the additional power to women In the
church government. Last year ' a
Presbyterial vote on an overture op
posing a change in the constitutional
government of the church so that wo
men might 'be eligible to vote the
offices of elder and deacon showed a
defeat for the overture.
ALL OF BERlGDOLL
Property of Grover, 1Is Mother and
BrotheIr Seized by Order of Harding.
Mrother Must Vacate "Castle Berg
Philadelphia, May 27.--All the pro
Perty of Grover Bergdoll, draft evad
Cr, who is in Germany, was seized here
todlay by Colonel Thomas W. Miller,
alien property custodlian, for the Uni
ted States government, by3 ordler of
President H a rding. With it. was
seizedl the property of his mother,
Mr's. Euma C. hermgdollI, and of his
brothier, NEevin Bergdoll, who is serv
ing a sentence in the army disciplin
try barracks at Leav'enwor'th, Kansas,
as a dIraft cvadler.
Action wvas taken undeir a new ruI
ng wvhic'h permits the government to
Lake over the pre.:'erty of those who
ave forea~worn t heir allegiance. Berg
loll, having escaped to Geirmany and
lnnouinccdl himself as a German ciii
~en, madl~e himiself liable uindeir thiis
aw. Mrs. Bergdoll was given five
nys to turn over to the local rep
*esentativ'e of the alien Property cus5
ondian an account of all Grover's
Iroer ity ~in this coutiryii3, both real
and personal. If this is (lone, the ie
nainider of the lHergdol I Property willI
>e ret urned to lier. if it is not, the
niti re estate wvill rema in ini thle ha nds
>f gover nment ofilciabi, and in addi
'on shic .ail bIe liabeIi to impri20on
rient for ctotempt. The value of
he se~zed estate owned by, Grover
[Bergdo'.l Is estimated at $S36,225.
iiuairized, it wias ex.;lained by gov
runmen t olilcials, the seizurie means:
All or Ieoil l's realty, mort:rages
nd han n con tts, i ncl ud ug hiis
~hare in the 'Dlergdoll bre'wery, will
>e adm!iis tered lby the gsovernment,
nstea d of his mhothIzer, w'ho' has held
lie pr C)orty uindler powver of amtt or
All of his funds Onl d~Oosit in
anks5 areo to be adlmmisteredt y the
overi'l nmer t.
IDera doll is cut off: abrol utely fiomt
in fiInancial resuell'C ini this coiun
ry'. If hiIs miothier trie:(s to comm uni
ate with him ini any way, she wvill
unhe hiersl .ctlIable to a jail senten(ce.
f he -..anto his propert~iy, lie must re
urn to the l'nited tlates aind tile a
laim. If lie does~ that, lie must go
0 prison an id serve hiis termii. l'yery'
cnt of expense Connected with thle
elzur2 of the estate w.ill comec out
*f h h'gelollI'e pork et.
Mrs. Ber'goi) lo d lien SS-year-old
uot.c4r miust vaca to('n Tatic hergdo1 ,''
I ovei' hiomu he ro fionm il uch he
scaped when brought here to search
or the "buried pot of gold."
Under the war trade board license,
s amended last Monday, Grover
3ergdoll Is classed as an alien ene
ny, which deprives him of any i:)ro
est or claim as an American citizen.
Mrs. Bergdoll can not touch a cent
)f her own money, or of Grover's or
!r-win's, until she has satisfied the
gOvernment authorities of the oxact
)wnership, and until Grover's pos
iessions have been separated from
.hose of Ei'win and her own. Sid can
:iot cash a check.
When Colonel MIller and a staff of
issistants went to "Castle 'lergdoll"
today an( served notice ,that her ;
slacker son's estate has been seized
ad that she must vacate, she only
Wcll,, wVhen do I have to move?"
Colds Cause Grip and Inluenza
LAXA'lVE DROMO QUININE Tablets remove tho
cause. There Is only one "Bromo Qutinlu.'
E. WGROVE'S sifnaturu on box. Mc.
SOUTH CAROLINA'S I
1571 ACIES OF LAND. VALU
Agriculture, (Seven Majors)
June I-.July 23
Removal of Entrance Currif~t;t
Agricultural Club Boys.
IL. 0. T. C.-Clemso-n Is a me d
R. 0. T. C. students T've 'i
$200 per year during thelssnioi '.
A PPLICAITION R
Clip This Coupon Today
This cotipon, Wheinsigned, together with 10e. presented
at the store of the undersigned, before close ofr isiness iJuine
4th, 1921', will ent itle holder to choice of any 15e STON E"S
CAN. 'or Inay be applied as credit of 5! oin the price o any
Special STONE'S CAK, Sold by 118.
I hereby certify that I have today reeeivedl one 15e pavk
age of STONE1'S CAK ii emg for this coupoll and
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.J. C. Shell & Company
Laurens, S. C.
'OLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND AGRICULTURE
W. M. RIGGS, President
E PLANT OVER $2,300, ( 0.00. ENROLIMENT 1919-'20, 1014. (PElH.
D UNDER S'HICT MIrl ARY DISCIPLINE.
VALUE OF A TECHNICAL SCHOLARISHiPS AND EXAMI
A telinical education is the best The college maintains one hun
instiimXace against 'hard times. In dred and eventy four-year Bcholar
earning capacity, ilt (may equiall ships In the Agricultural aad nex
estate. of $50,000. For the untrained tile Courses. Each scholarship
are the positio-m of poverty and ob- means $400 to hell) pay expenses
geultty. and $160 for tuition apportioned
'!rImes are laird in South Caro- e(luaiiy over the 10u1 years.
lina. but the Vost of an education Also fifty-two scholarships in
at qleimson Coege is comparative- the One Year Agricultural Course,
ly low,----sufictently low to be 'with- these scholarships are worth $100
In the 'readh of any ambitious and tuition of $40. The scholar
yonng man South Carolina.
yonng mnan hiSuhCrln. shipls must be won by competitive
'Scholarsliips, free tuition and the exainations which are held by
Iwyment'by tlhe United States Gov- each County SIpCrintendent of Ed
rnmeint to It. 0. T. C. students, uc'dlon on July 8th. It Is worth
Ntil further reduce the cost. your while to try for one of the-e
11),o not dilow the financial diffi- scholarships.
-4iltiesi to'keep You from entering Credit for examinations passed
Oollege this fall to iprepare your- at the county seat will be given to
' 7self for 'tikc opportunities that lie those who are not applying for
hCosad, scholarships but for entrance.
- of the 'senikaor division of the Reserve Offioers Training Corps. All
r~ncial assistance from the Federal Government, this reaching about
ths sedscol p a re
~''ULL INYiWIMA'rION WI'LTE ORL WIRE:
nRAR, CLEMSON COLLEGE, S. Ce
~WILL~ BlfI SIDEIIEI IN T11HE ORDIER RECEIVED.
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TILL E'NSDERED TINRTE &ORDBER RCEIVED.
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fOior.Small175 *O~3 CarsSk.
Tearl enkable v alues now bing ofedini
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