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,V ' ,, .f.v !''''-.'.;' ";' ' J.J, . . ?"'i'K.'i THOU CANST NOT THEN BB FALSE TO AFT MAN." . VFEB. g ?022? New Series No. 940. - Volume LXXL - No. K. We have a big vet Beans, Al Peas. Early Japanese Se< Cane Seed, C. W. & J. E WALHAL It Pays to B ELEVEN PRISONERS ARE SHOT In Mutiny at S. C. Pen-Attempt to Burn Fen. Chair Factory Failed. Columbia, May 8.-(A mutiny of 150 convicts in tho Stivlo peniten tiary here early this afternoon was put down after eleven of the mutin eers had been wounded by prison guards and city police, two of the prisoners being perhaps fatally shot. None of the prison guards was in jured during the outbreak. An at tompt by tho convicts to burn the penitentiary cfialr factory failed. The outbreak came after tho din nor hour. The prisoners werej?ullon, it is said, because they had been or dered to turn in what civilian clothes and other articles they had which were not needed by them in prison. Through certain apparent leaders, they defied the authorities and an nounced that they would not return to work. Aid was asked of tho city authorities by the prison officials. No effort was made to coerce tho prisoners to take up their- tools pend ing tho nrrival of reinforcements from tho city. In tho meantime tho mutineers stood and milled around In the penitentiary yard, armed with sticks and knives, obtained from tho chair factory, and threatened tho guards with curses. Upon the arri val of tho police detachment tho mob of prisoners surged forward toward tho little group of blue-coated oui cors, cursing and snarling throats. A volley from riot guns met them. ?Eleven men dropped. The remainder lost heart completely and broke to run. They were rounded up without further trouble According to prison officials tho prisoners threatened to "strlko" ear lier In tho day when tho order re garding civilian clothes and other articles was promulgated. The cap tain of the guard had a talk with ono of tho alleged loaders and thought that thc reason for the order had beon made clear. It is believed by tho authorities that tho noon-time demonstration was carefully planned. Tho hose of the prison Aro department had boon cut to prevent fighting tho firo plan CLOSING O Infants' Rit Socks, 5c. per pa Ladies' Hos Half-Hose, 3 i and up. Ladies' Pur Hose-Black, Fawn-$1.00 Hetrick He WALHA] UUill ; stock of Vel il Varieties of Orange and 9ded Ribbon '.. Bauknight, LA, S. C. uy for Cash. J&JZ? nen" for the chair factory. The call to the city tiro department was made when lt was discovered that the pri son department hadi&een crippled hy ihis act. sh The two prison?' lost seriously wounded were rei1 . ' to the city hospital, while th'.you ^8 aro being treated in the pris'11 j tv"'Mtal. None of thc names of tWMHV*! ty?'Hd prison ers are available claimed, s Thirtoon ?Moi?. "Oh,; (The S< Th,'u ?h? for" The list of * '"??;.M- u^tr. . ha8 been given ou' v Ollo.tysr, -'-ts* Nathan Ros;b /.'Mnot tiirou'gh^bdo men, intestine's perforated five tUnes. Kershaw county. T^W' JBB. H. Faulkner, shot iu right hip and left arm. Greenville county. E. W. Frank, shot through right shoulder, loft shoulder and right hand. Florence county. Lucius Barton, shot through loft log and left arm. Aiken'county., John Barnes, shot through right leg. Charleston county. L. C. Muns, shot In right hip, sur face wound. Aiken county. Horace Anderson, shot, through left arm. Edgofleld county. Fred Suggs,shot through right leg. Richland county. . ? Jack Gregory, shot through right arm, surface wound. York county. llownpd S. Clark, shot through left foot, ankle broken. Florence county, Albert Lee, shot In finger of left hand. Richland county. J. T. Daugherty, hit six times with scattering small shot, all surface wounds. Kershaw county. T. M. Fisher, minor scalp wound from glancing bullet. Spartan burg county. Jack Davis, minor scalp wounds from blow with stick. Richland Co. Penltontlary Guard Glllltte, hit on arm by flying missile. Minor wound. Georgia Federal Judgo Dead, Savannah, May 7.-Judge Bovorly D. Evans, united States District j Judge for tho southern district of Georgia, died suddenly at hisvhome hero to-night. Death resulted from an attack of tho heart. Judge Evans wa s 57 years of ago. Ile was born at Sandersvllle, Ga., on May 21, 1865. Y UT STOCK. >bed Hose and dr, and up. e and Gents' >airs for 25c, e Thread Silk Cordovan and per pair. >siery Mills, ..LA, S. C. .j? ?j? ?!<* ?j? ?j? ?j? ?j? ?|? ?j? ?j? ?j? ?j? ?|? ?j? COUNTY AGENT'S NOTES. * * * * 4- * * * * * * * 4 * * Marketing Campaign Successful. At the end of tho campaign for co operative marketing, May 1st, Oco neo allowed a total of 238 signors, representing 4,467 bales. Willie this did not get the quota of 5,00 0 bales assigned to Oconoe, lt carno very near the mark. Plckcns, Greenville and a large number of other counties ex ceeded their quotas, so that tho fltato got a total sign-up of approximately 425,000 bales, thus making tho con tracts effective. lt is no reflect ion on tho workers lu the county that Oconee failed to get hor quota, for numbers of citi zens worked hard to make tho cam paign a success, and these men de serve the 'nighest pi aise for their no ble efforts and accomplishments. Several leading farmers and business mon gave liberally of their timo and. to get signatures to thc contract, and their work was very effective. Since the minimum mark has been passed, thus making tho contracts effective, headquarters advises that all others who caro to join will be received Into membership between now and .lune 1st. lt is hoped that Oconee will pass the total assigned her before that Hmo is up. Those who havo been waiting should now join without delay. South Carolina makes tho eighth Slate to successfully complete her organization of growers for co-op erative marketing of cotton on the California or Oklahoma plan, tho other States being: Oklahoma and Texas, Arizona, -Mississippi, North Carolina and Georgia. Alabama ls now in, tho midst of hor campaign, which, if successful, will make her the. ninth State, thuB making tho No greater achievement has ever been recorded in history. Every cot ton grower should feel glad of this opportunity to link up with his fol low farmers of the South for the ef ficient marketing of colton on a busi ness-like basis. Those who fall to join ar? not only standing In their own light, but aro retarding human progress. _i Now Koli Weevil Bulletins. Tho County Agent has received through Congressman (Fred Domi nick about one thousand copies of tho now government bulletin dealing with plans for growing cotton under weevil conditions. Tho origin, spread and distribution of the boll weevil, with habits, life history, natural ene mies, etc., ns well as a discussion of control with calcium arsenate sprays, cultivation, fertilization, otc, is cov ered In this new publication. A list of other farmers' bulletins obtaina ble is enclosed, so that a farmer may order literature from the Department of Agriculture on other subjects which Interest him. Coplps of these bulletins will be left in the banks of tho county, and those who wish copies sent them should drop a card to the County Agent. Timo for Velvets and Soys. Tho time is now hore for obtain ing soy and velvet benn seed for planting. Mach ono of those rn thor now crops has a place on thc farm. No corn Held should bo without its velvet beans. As a feed and fertilizer plant, probably, velvet beans havo no equal. Tho shortest road to fertllo solis lies In tho velvet bean routo, which gives you a nitrogen factory on your farm. Soy heans havo their own particu lar place on the farm, esi^cially In tho 'Piedmont district. They may bo sown earlier than cowpoas, accord ing to information contained In Ex tension Circular 127 of tho North Carolina Extension Service, Raleigh, N. C. 'Becauso of tho erect habit of Its growth, the soy hean ls more desir able for hay, especially on rich solis, than clthor peas or velvet beans. Tho seed of tho soy boan aro very numer ous and aro easily harvested with a special harvostor drawn by two horses down tho rows. On account of this fact tho soy boan has become a source of money to the North Car olina farmer. Tho mammoth yellow variety ls desirable for seed production, while the Otto-tan is fine for hay produc S. UNIVERSITY PROCESSOR Shot mud Killed by Marshal of (bo Pf?n?scs-Bad Feeling Existed. 'Y*V Columbia, May G.-Marshal Bon TIaiWji ot tho University of South Car olina, . shot and Instantly killed Prof. M. 'Goode 'Holmes, and then commit ted Silicide after shooting Indiscrimi nately' in the university offices. This is ho .substance, of a statement made by 'President Currell, of tho Univer sity, a,ftor the unfortunate affair. Ho also.stated that there had been bitter feelings between the two mon, grow ing oUt of their conflicting duties at the university. , 1 Halie, according to Mr. burrell, onterod the oilices, and after shoot ing indiscriminately, pointed a pistol at his (Currell's) head, ind ?aid: "Yo? are responsible for this." Before, the shooting began, Presi dent Currell said that Daile told the young. In ly book-keeper to leave tho office. Tho double tragedy became known when W. T. Holland, a stu dent, heard shots while passing the university olllces soon after 10 o'clock this morning. Ile entered thc building, jumping over an iron rail ing, and found tho bodies of Halie and Prof. Homes on tho floor. A pis tol was lying near Halie's body. His chest had been pierced by a bullet. Holland hurriedly notified tho police, it is Btaled that there were no eye wilnsso8. Prof. Homes was widely known na an engineering authority While lhere were no eye-witnesses to tho killing of Prof. Homes, thero were rever? 1 who saw Marshal llaile before ho killed himself, brandishing a gunj Ho is said to have been heard \o say that ho would kill otb ers connected with tho university, lt ls understood that a matter regard inglsrjrtie- construction work, over agreed, 'had been before a faculty meeting lately. It had boon under discussion for a long time. Prof. Homes was born in Boydton, Va., and was a graduate of the Uni versity of Virginia. He was assist ant to the engineer on the increase of water supply at West Point/ and during the Spanish-American wai was assistant engineer for the Repub lic of Cuba. Ho was special agent of tho United States ofllco of public roads from 1911 to 1913, and during the recent war was with the Bip; Ben district of the engineering corps ii Texas. "This sad tragedy," said President Currell, "closes the careers of two valuable mon connected with the uni versity--one a professor of great ability, the other a faithful and effi cient, of?lcer. Tho bereaved families have many friends on tho campus and in the city who feel keenly foi them in their deep bereavement and in their great sorrow." Former Senator Ci rou na Dead. Dakota, N. D., May 5.-Arrange ments were to bo completod to-day for tho flinernl of <Aslo J. Gronna, former United States Senator from North Dakota, who died at lils homo hero last night. Mr." Gronna return ed hero last weok after undergoing an operation nt Rochester, Minn. He was elected a Representa I Ive tn Con gress from this State In 1004. In February, 1911, ho was elected to fill a vacancy in the Senate, In which body he served until his defeat in 1 0 20 hy E. F. Ladd. Oysters cannot live in tho Baltic Sea because it is not salty enough. tion, a good crop of tho former be ing grown last yonr by T. W. LoCroy, of Walhalla Route 3, and a good crop of the latter variety for hay grown by Jas. H. Darby, of Walhalla. Those intprested in growing soy beans for market should write for thc bulletin roforred to above. (io Easy on I jato Planting. All cotton should have boen plant ed before April 25th, but becauso of rains many did not got this done. Cotton planted from now on, espe cially on farms whoro the acreage is not held down to a small figuro, is running serious risks. Every effort should now be hi ade to got good stamin as early as possiblo and to chop so as to^oavo itTIIICK TN THE DRILL.. Crops grown for foodstuff, feedstuff and fertility should cer tainly not bo forgotten this yoar. Geo. R. Briggs, County Agent, ?TiiTirmwrnTi.II.II nw rn--mr Don't G Further with your Spring plowii have several good used ments which can be bou good mule. At this prie for itself within the first For those who desii Harrowing done within halla, I will be glad to d rowing or terracing f< charge an acre or by thc Arthur Walhall "Oldsmobile S Tl I UFE XHGHOUi* WEBE BUKXED j At Stake in Texas Last Saturday Murder and Assault Charged. Kirwin, Texas, May G.-Three ne groes were burned to death at tho same stake hero at ? o'clock this morning by a mob of live hundred mon, following their alleged Implica tion, in the criminal assault and mur der of a 17-year-old white girl,whoso mutilated body was found near hore Thursday night. "Snap" Curry, tho first negro to he burned, was taken from the cus tody of Freestone county officers early last night as he was being con veyed from Wortham to some point west. It is alleged that he confessed ^a^h^^^^(^?^iftd- assaulted andi murdered tho girl, and that id his confession he Implicated tho two other negroes, J. H. Varnoy and Mose Jones. Tho mob divested the sheriff of his keys to the Freestone county Jail, where Jones and Varney were being held as suspects. Hurrying to the Jail, the mob unlocked tho doors and took the two negroes in charge. All titree negroes were then rushed to Ki rv inj the home of tho dead girl, and an iron stake was driven into tho ground on a small square in the rear of tho town. Wood was accu mulated and saturated with oil. Curry was burned, then Varney, then Jones. There was some delay in burning the last two, inasmuch as they steadfastly maintained their in\ noceuse. Third degree methods fail ed to bring confessions from them, and they were finally cremated on tho strength of Curry's testimony. After tho third negro had boen burn ed to a crisp, all three bodies were piled together and a mass of fuel and oil (lung over them. This was ig nited, the flames soaring 26 or 30 feet In tho air. Early to-day the tinnies wero still burning fiercely. Tho mob rapidly dispersed, and as I day dawned there were only a few persons remaining to witness the af termath of tho triple croniation. Death of Mrs. Maggie Drock. 'Fair ?Play, May 5.-Special: A death which came as a surprise and shock was that of Mrs. Maggie Brock, which occurred at lior homo near here on'Monday night, April 10. The exact hour of her passing away i^ not known, as Rho was found dead. She lind been slightly sick during tho day, but said she felt bettor that night, a lld retired, apparently in her accustomed health. She was found nt about midnight, to hayo passod into tlie beyond. 'Had she lived until the 15th of August she would have boon 7 2 years of ago. She was, be fore her marriage, Miss Maggie Whit field. She was loved by all who know her. A fact that makes her death don lily sad ls that her husband., Isaac Brock, suffered a stroke of par alysis on Jan. 28th, and is unnblo to walk. Mrs. Brock leavos to mourn hor death, besides her husband, ono bro thor, William Whitfield, and one sis ter, Mrs. Mary Thrasher, and a host of other rolatlvos and many frionds. Sistor, you have loft us, And tho loss wo deeply feol, But 'tin God who has bereft us Ho eau all our sorrows heal. ng and harrowing. I Tractors with imple ght at thc price of a e a Tractor will pay season. 'c to have Plowing or the vicinity of Wal o your plowing, har or you at a nominal hour. Brown, a, S. C. ets the P.ace." SOUTH CAROLINA COTTON QUOTA Exceeded in tho Recent Marketing Campaign-Still Another Chanco. Columbia, May 8.-Although over 4 20,000 hales have already beeu signed up and tho original quota for our State was only 400,000, oill cials of tho South Carolina Cotton Growers' Co-oporativo Association announce that tho hooks will ho kept open until .lune 1 and opportunity givon those who have not yot Joined , to affiliate with tho organization. It is expectod that at loast 500,000 bales will have boen signed up byc June 1st. The campaign to sign up 4 00,00U'> bales by May 1st is declared' by many to.havo' hoon ono .ot tho greatest cam paigns ever" wai^'?^n'?outiv Carolina, and there has been much Jubilation among thoso interested In tho move ment over the wonderful victory that,. has been won. i "The larger the percentage of tho crop the association signs, tho more effective will bo tho results obtain ed," says a statement Issued by the association in announcing a continu ance of tho campaign. "Thoso who do not sell their cotton through tho association sell in competition with the "association and against us. Nat urally wo want to got every halo in tho association wo can, because it helps the situation for tho farmers of the State that much. We believe that lhere aro many farmors who aro now ready lo sign up. They will have tho opportunity during the next three weeks of lining up with thoir brother farmers instead of lining up against them." Hanging nt Hartwell, Ou. Will Ravencl,'Colored, 51 years of age, an Anderson county (S. C.) ne gro, was hanged at Hartwell, Ga., last Friday. Tho trap was sprung at 11.35 a. m., and at 12 o'clock lifo was extinct. Tho negro, it ls said, /lever knew a pain nor moved a mus cio, thc shock of tho drop of somo 15 feet producing a broken neck and almost instant death, though tho beat of tho pulse was faintly observ able until the noon hour. Ravonel was convicted at a special term of court for Hart county short ly after a horrible crimo bad been committed, the victim hoing an aged white lady, sick in bed at tho Hmo tho crimo was committed. Ravonel had lived in Georgia for a number of years, but was said lo have boon originally an Anderson county no gro. Tho crimo was commit tod Into last year, occurring on a Thursday, and the negro was placed under ar rest tho following Saturday, Monti fled by his victim, tried and sentenc ed to bo hanged. Every mandate of tho law was followed out in tho enso and tho negro legally paid tho pon alty for his crime, Yegg* Make lfnul nt Scranton. (Florence, May 5.-Yeggmon blow opon safes in tho post?nico and store of B. B. Myers and drug storo of J. G. Singletary at Scranton, this coun ty, during Wednesday night and stole approximately $1,200 in cash, besides papers ot,value to tho owners only. Rosidonts of Scranton heard the dis charge of tho explosivo, but no in vestigation was made until morning. Tho two largo safes were wrecked ?by the force of tho explosion. , ^