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FOlt FIRANK DUILTPtH
Ocorgia Youth linged in Atlnta.
fo ts to L usf.
Atlanta, Sept. i.--Malntaining his
soticismn to the last and with a smile
on his lips while 1i black caup was ad
justed preparatory to springing the
trav 1111der him, Frank 13. Dupre, 19
Year old "Peachtree bandit," pald the
death Penalty at the Fulton county
jail here today for the murder of Illby
C. 'Walker, private detective, Decem
ber 15, !ast. ihe triapl) was spring at
2:04 o'cloch and 1i minutes later the
yout i was p) onounced dead.
Thie sceies attending the execution
of' Dupre were described 14 old jail
ofilials as the most draiatie evel
witn!l"me4~d by !hem. Ou the j,1il.
the streets on three sides were blocked
with :ersons eager to get a glimpse
of the proceedings. -lveni the tops of
bit id ings nearby were occupied by
meon, .wom il and children.
t'lolico Icserves were called out to
keep ordcr. Inside the prison wallAf#
litupre probably was more comn posed
than any of the ollicials, witnesses or
The youthful bandit was engaged in
religious fervicos when the fall of the
death trap for Luke 'AlcDonald, negro
convicted of the murder of a negro
womnan, could be heard throughout the
jail. I le paid no attention to the sound
which, withini the hour was to mean
Ills own end. 110 continued In prayer
until 15 minutes of the hour set for
his execulion. when unfalteringly lie
started for the gallows live storios
Tpon reaching the death chamber,
Dui) re stopped and looked out a win
"That's some crowd isn't it?" he said
to ills brother, Joe Dupre.
lie then pointed out acquaintances
below and waved to them shouting:
A deity sheriff called his attention
to lHetty Andrews, the sweetheart for.
whom he robbed the Nat Kaiser
jewelry store and killed Walker. She
was in a cell two floors below, her face
pressed closely against the bars of
the window. She became hysterical at
the sight of the condemned youth,
who shouted to her:
"Goodbye, Betty, I want you to be a
good girl. Won't you?'
Ills words were drowned in the cries
of the crowd below.
"Be .good, Betty; be good," Dupre
repeated again and again. Then as the
crowd became quiet:
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"You're going to meet ie in lHeaven
ain't you, Betty?" the bandit shouted
at his sweetheart.
"Yes," was the reply.
)upre turned to a deputy sheriff and
AVell, you all ready?"
'rhe deputy, too full of emotion to
reply, led the boy away to the gal
"God bless- you all," Dupre shouted
as lie \vaved a last farewell.
'Tile condenned youth led the pro
cession to tile gallows, and then asked
his spiritual advisers to sing:
"A Mother's Prayer has Followed
lie." fDupre's last audible words, ut
tered as the black cap wias being ad
justed over his; head, were: "Please
b)rush back iy hair.'
TIho iult. in whIch Dupr. wa: hanged
was the sam1e one worn by him Oil the
day of his crime.
The execution of Dupre brought to
anl end one of the most determined
legal battles ever waged in tile his
tory of Georgia criminal courts. All
other efforts having failed to stay
execution a final appeal was made to
President Ilarding yesterday, but ho
replied that lie was without auth'ority
to intervene in the case.
ABOUT YAlRD AllM
Trafile Paralyzed All Night by Iefusal
- of Yard 3en to Work.
Asheville, N. 4C., Sel). 3.-With Men
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froll ii o'clock -Saturday night to 7
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broken, but after a short conference
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Craft ofilcials said, however, that
the men will work without further in
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the yard -men do not come in contact
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Farming Plans For September *
(By C. L. Vaughan, County Agent)
* * * * * * * * * * * * *
This Is the month for Alfalfa sow
ig. If you have your land free from
;rass and weed seeds, well limed and
loculated sow about thirtiy pounds of
ced. per aere. SeIed can be bought
'cry cheap from the Rock 11111 Alfal
a Association. Every farmer owning
114 own land needs one acre to each
BY sowing rye, crimson clover, hairy
retch, oats or wheat on Your land that
,oi have In cotton you wilt be doing
wo things, yott will be enriching your
;oil and1(l fighting the boll weevil for a
veevil eni't live over the winter in a
rieei growing crop. Ie has to have
L dry place to hibernate so he can
vaporate one third of his body mois
'Prepare land early for wheat and
mts so it will settle and you canl get
L good stand and root growth before
'old weather. Next month is the time
'or sowing for grain but this month is
lie time for tlie land preparation. le
in now to look for good seed oat aiid
If you are having milk to feed to
lour hogs, pirepare now to shipl) your
weaii and give the pigs only the skim
nilk. 'lit will be a big help to get the
!ream check once a week to help pay
>Ills. It will take nearly all the cot
oil to pay 1he batk debts so look out
or the future and sell more livestock
Ind livestock products.
Pick your seed cotton from good in
lividual stalks and from stalks that
tre not near the diseased stalks suchi
is anthracnose. A great deal of thi
lisease is in the cotton of this county.
qow Is the time to get rid of it if you
Xpect to keep yourt own seed.
Fruit trees ';Iould be ordered early.
[f you will write to your county agent
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ind too you %will get the proper kind
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