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f Established 1844. ?2.00 Year._ Triweekly j TOM PROPORTY OF C0URTENAVS IN SETTLEMENT OF UNPAID TAXES?CAMPBELL AND ST. JOHN ASSESSED FOR MORE THAN THEY OWN.?M A Y COMPROMISE CASE. Greenville Nov. 2.?Government agents today began the task of making inventories of the property of St. Jot* Courtenay and Campbell Courtenay, in the effort to arrive at a decision as to just how the unpaid income taxes and penalties assessed J?/.^Hnn against tke two pruimucui - ? manufacturers is to be collected. Immediately after receiving sentence from Judge H. H. Watkins in federal court yesterday, Campbell, Ashmead and St. John Oourtenay, and Henry Rutledge Buist paid their respective fines with certified checks totalling $26,000 and left Greenville immediately for their homes. Campbell and St. John Courtenay axe stili indebted to the government for their back taxes, while Ashmead Courtenay and Mr. Buist have paid their taxes, federal officials announced. St John Courtenay is the only one . who has as yet filed with the government attorneys a statement of his total assets and liabilities. His sworn statement, which however, has not yet been accepted as a basis of adjournment by the government, lists total gross assets of about $127P00 with net assets of $75,000. The government's assessment against him including the 50 per cent penalty, omnnn+u trt S1S4.134.58. It Is expect ed that Campbell Courtenay will file a similar statement within, a few days. His tax assessment including the penalty is $194,928.56. Government agents will make a careful check of the statements submitted by the two Courtenays, and will make their own valuations of the property listed, according to J. H. Littleton, special assistant to the attorney general who has charge of the case. Mr. Littleton said that it has not yet been determined whether the government will accept a compromise or will sell the property un<2er execution proceedings in order to collect the taxes. llr. Littleton declared that the government did not wish to entirely strip the Courtenays of their property and leave them penniless, but that unless tbe authorities at Washington agreed to a compromise this would prdbably be\the result of the steps now being taken. It is the present plan of tnose nananng tne case iur the government to arrive at a compromise which will leave the two Conrtenays about $10,000 each, Mr. Littleton indicated. This, however, will depend upon the attitude of Washington when the property has been appraised by the government agents, it was said. ANDERSON BOUND. i 1 The following football fans are Anderson bound this afternoon where they will have a mix-up with the yellow jackets who are laying in wart for the Abbeville boys: Joe Crawford, Willie Bowie, Pink Bradley, Cecil Tate, Spencer May, .Ralph Howie, Frank Neuffer, Mark Hawthorne, Ralph Bauknight, Donald Harris, Claude Gambrell, William Niekles, Ray Swetenburg, Hugh Bradley, Tom Howie, James McComb, Fred Godfrey and Major Fulj. RESOURCES OF BANKS Columbia, Nov. 3.?The resources of the 369 State banks, 16 branches and one private bank in South Carolina on Sept. 15, 1922 accordto th? statement of W. W. Bradley State bank examiner, released today, Of the $53,631,632.89 on deposit, $35,318,363.75 were !in the department. . GOVERNOR BEYOND ; AUTHORITY, CLAIM ARGUMENTS HEARD IN CASE OF J GROVER CROOKS?ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL SAYS PAROLE DOES NOT SET ASIDE SENTENCE. Columbia, Nov. 2.?That the Governor has no authority to re voice the parole of a convict and ] that the prisoner's sentence is con- j current during hia period of release through Executive clemency were ] the contentions in the petition of j Grover Crooks, whites convict, in ] habeas corpus proceeding before ] the State Supreme Court today in an effort by Crooks to compel Col. A. K .Saunders, superintendent of the State Penitenatiary, to release him. On the other hand, Col San- ^ JAM ?ar*roOfln+C/l .TTIO. M. Dan UCIO J ? iels, Assisted Attorney General com ^ bated these allegations as being un ' formed and without merit. Crooks ^ was represented by Major Bernard ^ B. Evans, of, Columbia, and asso- j ciated with Major Evang was C. L. Graydon, an attorney of Columbia. Col. Sanders appeared at the Su- ^ preme Court chamber with Crooks ^ this morning at 10 o'clock the time ^ set for the hearing, but procedence iwas given the litigation arising from the Sixth Judicial Circuit and the parole case did not come up 1 until 1 o'clock thig afternoon The hearing was 'not completed when * the court adjourned at 3 o'clock it ^ will be resumed in the morning, 1 when a reply by the attorney of the I petitioner will be heard. * Crooks was convicted at Walhal- ; la in November, 1916, of assault and battery with intention to kill * and was paroled during good be- i havior by Governor- Cooper on De- 1 cember 22 1921. On September 9 ( 19,22 he got into a dispute with his brother-in-law, who placed him under a peafce bond. Being unable to 1 secure the bond, Crooks remained jj in the Oconee County jail, and on September 13, 1922, Governor Harvey revoked his paroles, and he was 1 again placed in the State prison two .days later, remaininy there since that time. Major Evans, for the petitioner, said that the authority1 for paroling ing and suspending the sentences ^ of prisoners was given the Gover* ^ nor under the act of 1809, but no- j where does the Constitution nor the statutes delegate to him the author . ity of revoking his clemency. a M. L. MATTISON LOSES / ? HIS HOME BY FIRE t > c Monday Night?Lost Barn and Con- r tents About Month Ago?Has j Been Hit Hard. e M. L. Mattison of the Broadmouth a section of Abbeville County had the j misfortune to lose his home by fire j Monday night. Mrs. Mattison was a sick at the time, and was at home , with the small children. Only a sew- ^ ing machine was saved, and that was j on fire when carried out of the ^ burning building. The afflictions of y Job would seem to pale beside those c of Mr. Mattison. He o*wns a twohorse farm and was making his way r in the world by his own efforts and r had accumulated some property. s His farm was in the hail belt last 1 spring, and he lost his crop at that a time. He was hit hard by the hail- r storm and he will not make thirty 1 bushels of seed cotton on his two- j horse farm this year. After being hailed out, so far as his crops are concerned, about a month ago his barn caught fire and he lost all of f his feed stuff, his farm implements, i 9,000 feet of lumber two fine milk cows ana an 01 ms nogs, so wnen = his- home, and all of his worldly c goods were destroyed by fire Mon- c i day night, it seems he has fallen a- t !foi?l of a hard proposition. * The neighbors of the Broadmouth r \ ITALY TO BE RULED WITH AN IRON HAND ECONOMY TO BE PRACTICED < BY NEW ADMINISTRATION. COUNTRY RETURNS TO WORK AFTER TRIUMPH OVER OLDER POLITICIANS. Rome, Nov. 1.?The excitement and enthusiasm marking the rise to ] power of the fascisti and marking the < inauguration of the Mussolidi govern , nent gave place to energetic work by < Premier Mussolini and his advisers i n (beginning the task of re-estab- ] ishing peace and order tnrougnoui [taly. Premier (Mussolini worked virtualy the entire night giving instructor to this end and for the same pur >oses called togethe his office today ;he leaders of the fascisti together vith the head of the police depart nentt the commanders of the various irmy corps and the commanders of he carribiners and the royal guards be very man who up to 48 hours ago lad been charged with the represson of the fascisti. The premier who had at his side jfen. Delbano supreme chief of the 'acoisti troops listened carefully to he opinions and advice of everyone md then announced his decisions. Th* government -of the muntical ty of flume sent an enthusiastic tel gram og congratulation to Signor Hussolini today tendering him the warmest greeting^ from Flum "Imnovable in its Italian faith" and expressing the wish for the "union of iMiiTvtn wrfcVi fVio Trv-A.+Vior /wiiirfcrv to ' vhich it looks for safety." 1 This message, is was said, in! poli- < ical quarters, is calculated undoubtedly to intensify .the Jugoslav alarm } it the advent of the fascisti to pow- -1 sr. On this point, however, the Mes- 1 agero today says: 1 The Judge-Slav alarms seemmore 1 irtiflcial than spontaneous they are groundless. A good understanding . jetween two nations ig easier under i strong government than under a ( veak one. /. i FINE GEORGIA APPLES ["ruck Load Here Yesterday From Mountain City. There was a truck load of very ine Red Georgia Winesa? apples on he square yesterday morning. J. L. Donaldson, of Mountain City, Ga., v&s in charge. Mr. Donaldson says fountain City is the highest railroad >oint in the state, being 35,000 feet ibove sea level. He has six acres ilanted in apples, some of the trees >eing twenty years old and others >nly five. He frequently gets as nany as forty bushels from one of . he older trees. He will gather one thousand bush:1s of apples this year from the six icres he has planted, and will realze $2,000 from the sale of the .,000 bushels. He does not ship his ipple crop because the middle-man vould get $1,000 of his profit if he lid. The best price for shipped ap>les is $1.00 a bushel; but by using he large truck for transportation le can realize $2.00 a bushel on his xop. He left Clayton, G-a., Wednesday norning about 11 o'clock, spent the light in Anderson, and was selling ipples on the streets of Abbeville by .0.30 Thursday morning. The roads ire good and travel is easy. He caried aong with him as a side line , arge sacks of dried apples from last rears crop. Attend Football Game. Miss Mary Milford and G A. Neufer, Jr. attended the football game n Anderson this afternoon. ection have helped out in his hour if need, and contributed much in ] ash and supplies to the. comfort of : he family. They are quartered in a 1 touse nearby until some arrange- t nents can be made. - ? . . .. t 10 MEN MUST DIE * IN ELECTRIC CHI SUPREME COURT DENIES AP- ME] PEALS OF HARRISON AND JEF E FORDS?TWO MEN CONVICT- E ED IN MAY OF MURDER OF E ARNETTE. S Columbia. Nov. 3.?Once more W Frank M. Jeffords and Ira Harrison, ral :onvicted May 20 of the murder of of Fohn C. Amette in his filling station war in Main street in Columbia on the terg night of May 9, are faced with the cat( prospect of death in the electric day :hair, their appeals from the deci3- Am ton of the lower court having been one ienied by the state supreme court in glas opinions handed down yesterday, do^ rhe two cases were remanded to the ded :ourt of general sessions in order en ;hat the-date for the electrocutions the nay be set, and the two men will ac:ordingly be brought before Judge pre! rhomas J. Mauldin at the November of lj ?ession for resentencing. Glenn exe Treece, convicted with Harrison and Sul Jeffords of the murder of Arnette, veil aras recommended by the jury to the acc< nercy of the court and is now in the paj itate penitentiary serving & life sen- add :ence. , ing, The November term of the court t?n, >f general sessions for Richland will i :onvene Monday, November 27, and the 10 time will be lost by the state in ass( Jbe resentencing of the two men, ac- 0f, wording to Solicitor A. Fletcher Spig- ous ler last night. In accordance with :he usual procedure, the solicitor c^j said, he will appear before Judge en Mauldin on the opening day and will mf. then ask the judge to fix a date for ^ the resentencing of the two convict- ^jV( id murderers. ' ' ISta The supreme court in the two opinions took up in order and sustained Ho] the lower court on every point rais- q?1 2d by the two men in their appeals, jjnj argued before the supreme court ad(j Dctober 24. ' car Honea Path Victor. 501 W. C. Black of the the firm of the Black & Black, and C. F. Bagwell edi< sf Honea Path were ir Abbeville ^ec Thursday on business. . 1 a i ARCTIC OCEAN WARMING UP Qui D? rvi Icebergs Growing Scarcer and Seals syn Find Water Too Hot ant V ' Washington, Nov. 2.?The Arc- whi tic ocean is warming up iceberg's o?oli are growing scarcer and in . some er , places the seals are finding the waterg too hot, according tx> a report gyi to the commerce department today from Consul left, at Bergen Norway. Reports from fishermen, sealhun- gan ters and explorers he declared, all q point to a radical change in climatic conditiong and hitherto unheard of temperatures; in the Artie zone, ex- ^ ril/vrn+inn o vnorH+i/\n? f erwTrHn<r til at f? ? - o age; scarcely any cold weather has been Ad\ found to certain extents. Bro Great masses of Ice have been the replaced by moranes of earth and \\"0] stones, the report continued, while car at many points well known glaciers ,aue have entirely disappeared. Very few to 1 3eals and no white fish are being the found in the eastern Arctic, while sign vast shoals of herring and smelts, neel which have never before ventured so olin far north are being encountered in "vit the old seal fishing grosnds. upo : T DEATH OF MRS. J. F. LEE city , mor Mrs. Martha Lee died at the home by I )f her daughter, Mrs. C. M. Boyd in Iuscaloosa, Ala., Monday, Oct. 30, if bronchial pneumonia in the 80th fear of her age. The party reache'd J Abbeville Tuesday and burial took and jlace at Due West just at sunset. busi day SERIOUS OPERATION. som tion Joe DuPre, young son of Mr. and roac Mrs. J. M. Morgan was operated on Due xt the Memorial Hospital yesterday R. 1 ror mastoiditis. He Stood the opera- brid ;ion well, and is resting' comfortably ing ;cday. - - * ... * . mo? 3 jfe. v . ~ . v .. ' >, OMEN OP SOUTH NO! FORGOTTEN MORIAL WINDOW DEDICATD AT WASHINGTON.?UNITD DAUGHTERS OF CONFEDRACY MAKE FORMAL PREENTATION. Washington, Nov. 2.?A cathedwindow in honor of the women the South in the Confederate onft of the United Daugh i of the Confederacy, Was dedi:d with impressive ceremony toat national headquarters of .the erican Red Cross, Regarded as of the finest pieces of stained 3 art in the country, the winr is the last of a series of three icated as memorials to the womof the North and South during war. Irs. Ilivington Rowe Schuyler, j rident of the United Daughters the Confederacy, presided at thfe rcise and Mrs. Algernon Sydney 15van, ihoraorai'y president, uned the memorial,, -^hich was spited by Chairman John Barton Tie of the Red Cross in a brief ress. The Rt, Rev. Alfrea Hard, Episcopal bishop of Washing, then formally dedicated it. "he window was unveiled behind Stars and Strips, while in the imbly rooms the Stars and Bars ,the Confederacy were conspic. Cladude N. Bennett of this r delivered the principal addres? ng the heroic work of the womof the South in mitigating the ferings of tBe sick and wounded ing the war. Invocation was an by Bishop Harding and "The r Spangle' Banner" and "Dixie" e then sung by Miss Josephine aston and the audience Lieut, 1, Charles B. Howery of the ited Confederate Veterans in an [ress praised the work of mercy ried on by the women of the ith during the war, and after singing of "America" the tbenition was given by the Rev. >rge F. Dudler. ?he memorial window symbolizes jcene from Spencer*s "Faerie zem." It shews Una, typifying titude, her apron spilling roses, tbolic of good deeds. Her attend s are with her, one bearing a te banner on which blazes a ien heart, another a cross anoth a lamp?the lamp of wisdom." IS ANDERSON DAILY MAIL FOR $50,000 DAMAGES luel Wolfe Startu FigLt on Paper. Charges Injury in Articles on Boundary Dianate. I >.nderson, Nov. 2.?Asking dam9 in the sum of $50,000 o:f the rocate Publishing Company, G. P. wne, as editor and publisher of Anderson Daily Mail, Samuel Ife, attorney general of South olina has instituted proceedings ging that the defendant allowed je published in the columns of Daily Mail, newspaper articles ied by John V. Stribling, in con:ion with the recent Georgia^Cara boundary Buit, which made uperative and libelous attacks n the plaintiff." he Attorney General was in the today and a copy of the sumis was served upon Mr. Browne Sheriff Marett this afternoon. >AD NEARING COMPLETION . Rhett Pruitt, of Honea Path J. V. Pruitt of Donalds, were mess visitors in the city yester. Mr. J. R. Pruitt is engaged on e of the road work in that sec, reporting three fine top-soil Is nearing completion. One from West to Honea Path by the J. Pruitt place, one from Kay's ge to Honea Path and one leadout by the Burt place by Broadith church. EXPENSE ACCOUNTS BEING REPORTED TWO HUNDRED A DAY REACH CAPITOL?MOST CANDIDATES HOWEVER, TAKE NO CHANCE AND MAKE FULL ACCOUNT- I ING?CONFUSION IN LAW. Washington, Nov. 2.?While less /;.>J (than one-half of the candidates for- v&v* the senate have filed campaign ex- ills pense statements, according to the ,'i count made today by clerks, candidates for the house are still sending their reports at rate of almost 200'.; . 4 day. In the midst of the confbslon, v.^rS as to provisions of the law the one \ fact that stands out clearly id that house candidates must file now and , after the election. The view was expressed by some senate officers that many candidates 'vj for that branch might accept the interpretation of the supreme court decision in the Newberry ease by Attorney General Daugherty that they were not required to file. In a letter last year to Representative Luce (Republican) of Massachusetts the attorney general, answering a specific inquiry as to the effect of the Newberry decision', said: "As United States senators are not now elected by legislatures of the h/M states, as contemplated in the act, it is my opinion that this fact, in connection with the holding in the New- ' berry decision, makes it unnecessary for a candidate for United States . senator to file any statement* whatever in connection with his nomina-v tion or election." Mr. Daugherty contended that the only provision of the- election law now in force and effect is the one ' which requires such statement to be filed in connection with the election of candidates for the honse. M. M. Neely, Democratic candidate for senator in West Virginia, in send- ^ ing today his statement, wrote that "despite the ruling of the attorney general that it was unnecessary for M senatorial candidates to make re- / ;<. ports to the secretary of the senate," he was sending along "oat of an a- '',4 bundance of caution." Mr. Neely said he received contributions of $1>517 and had spent $2,159. Senator Sutherland of that state who is seeking to hold his seat, reported the , ' 1 , $ expenditure of $220. f Most of the reports on file with the . > senate have not been brought up to date, many relating to primary expenses. Senator France (Republi- fl can) of Maryland reported that in his primary fight his expenditures j were $30,795 with contributions of V : $31,000. . .. ' : t;? RETURN TO MICHIGAN ? . V Jjjg| Mr. and. Mrs. Clyde Graves returned yesterday to their home in Detroit, Michigan, where Mr. Graves has a pas'^'on with the General Electric Company. They made a visit of ten days in Abbeville with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. iA. Graves, 1 during which time the family had a ? -frnm reunion, raui tciruiuui* ? son and Miss Alpha from her school ' in Anderson County. Mrs. Lou McUwain and Mrs. W. A. Nickles of Hodges also joined the family at this . 1 ' 'H time. VISITOR FROM COLUMBIA. sssa^M* ir Powers W. Bethea, from the office of the Superintendent of Education, was in Abbeville yesterday assisting I with the final report to be made to , the Superintendent of Education, ** ' -i* KflfArO i ivir. swcsringeiif <xi uuiumwiu wavav turning over the office to his successor, Mr. Hope. I ' ' i COTTON MARKET. Cotton brought 25 cents on the local market today. Futures closed I Oct. ? 20.05 | Dec. ? _ ,24.73 Jan. 24.63 L 24.43' j May ___ 24.07 . ' '