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" V * V ' V rf - * '' : '' ' v ' '. ' *' '* 1% ' ; ' " ' . . . '' aln> ibmtora ferali 1 ===??^================ Established 1891 BAMBERG. S. C.. THURSDAY, APRIL II, 1907 One Dollar a Year 'J : ? IN THE PALMETTO STATE SOME OCCURRENCES OF VARIOUS KINDS IN SOUTH CAROLINA. ??? State News Boiled Down For Quick Reading:?Paragraphs About Men and Happenings. Samuel Lord Allen, aged 19, son of James Allen, of Charleston, was thrown from his horse .in Summerville on Friday and so badly hurt that -he died next day. Governor Ansel has offered a reward of $200 for the capture of the negro doctor who is supposed to have murdered the negro, Stokes, in Rnrnwpll prmntv rpppnt.lv. The Anderson trolley line has fallen under new management. Edwin W. Robertson, of Columbia, succeeds J. A. Brock as president, and William Elliott, of Columbia, becomes vice president and general manager, v, Some of the insurance companies will sue the water company of Spartanburg for losses in the recent fire ii that city. The claim will be that , insufficient water pressure was responsible for the great extent of the loss. Dr. Maxcy G. Lee, of Darlington eounty, who killed his father some years ago, was pardoned last week. IThe crime occurred in 1899, and he was sentenced to life imprisonment, itV-. He killed his father while both were on a drunken spree. The city of Greenwood last week held an election on the question of I issuing bonds for $15,000 to erect an fa additional graded school building. & The bonds were voted by a large majority. The town of Latta, Marion county, also voted bonds for $14,000 for a school building. J. O. C. Fleming, of Laurens, has secured an order from Chief Justice ^ Pope enjoining the auditor from collecting an income tax from him. . Hie constitutionality of the law will be tested. The case will come bem fore the Supreme court in Columbia * the 22nd of this month. > Luther C. Hall, a member of a well-to-do family of Anderson, was convicted in the police court of that jr. city on Friday of circulating obscene matter and was fined $25. The eviI \ dence showed that he wrote a "vul> gar, indecent, obscene, dirty" letter v to the wife of a neighbor and threw * over into her yard. T. J. Geddings, a white man of Sumter county, was bitten by a cat last week. The head of the animal wjlq spnt to the Pasteur Institute in v Atlanta for examination, and the report was that the animal had hydrophobia. Mr. Geddingshas gone to ?v.: the Institute for treatment, and as w he is a poor man, the expenses were paid by the people of the city. . In Darlington last week a verdict fbr $10,000 was rendered against the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad for the death of W. G. McLean. The young man in company with others was going to some town to play a game of % baseball, and was riding on a freight g; train. He with three other young f men got up on the caboose to ride. & It was derailed and McLean was killr ed. If he had stayed inside the car he would not have been killed, and fg. * the verdict was a most unjust one. The Citadel Incident. $ Charleston, April 3.?It is reportodthat the first class of the South i Carolina Military academy have adop1 m ted resolutions approving and comW mending the recenr dismissal of the ; ^ cadets who broke garrison and also tho sewho took a voluntary departure v because the faculty had doubted the i word of the offending c&dets. The faculty and cadets refused to discuss .the matter. t Fitting School Notes. Headmaster Hogan has received a letter from Dr. A. B. Cooke, of Wofford College, stating that he will ac i. ; wirlfofiAn tVio ]if_ | ccpk UIC UlYlkaiiiVll W U^U T bi UJb uv . erary address at commencement. We count ourselves peculiary fortunate in securing such a deep thinker and profound scholar as Dr. Cooke fe to make this address, There is a real literary treat in store for all ?< those who can hear Dr. Cooke. m); The lyceum committe is glad to announce that they have secured the Parland-Newhall Co., which delighted the lyceum members last week H with one of the best entertainments . ever given here, to return next season. Two other quartettes of similar standing and reputation as this one have been already secured. The committee wants to make next season's attractions the very best that can be ' - had, even if necessary to cut down the numbers. Miss Walser, our music and elocu1 .-v2Z* r . ^ ^ m m . f> taon teacher, made a week-end trip to Atlanta, where she visted her sister. We regret very much to learn of the death of Miss Essie Smith's father, who died last week at his home near Ridgeville. She has our sympathy. Prof, and Mrs. Roberts spent the holidays at Olar. ' ; Philip McCants, a former student, spent a day or two on the campus recently. Miss Ida Muller went home for the holidays. A x - ' JEEMS WELL KNOWN IN AIKEN. He Was Seen Saturday Night at Augusta. Aiken, April 5.?"Doctor" Jeems, who is wanted in Barnwell county for killing the negro Stokes, is well known in Aiken as a quack. Several months ago he hired a team from an old negro man near Aiken. The old man was driving when Jeems, who is well known here as John Vinnerjman, administered some kind of a drug to the man, and threw him out into a ditch of water, and probably left him for dead. The water reviv- ! ed him, and several hours later he came to his senses to find that Vinnerman had left with his team. It was afterward learned that Vinnerman had sold the mule and wagon. There is now an outstanding warrant for i him on that charge. The police here have been notified of the crime near Allendale and are on the lookout for Jeems. He was last seen on Saturday night in Augusta. He went there in a ragged condition, but soon after his arrival bought a new suit of clothes, hat, etc. He then went to the union station and inquired about what time the next train would leave for Atlanta. He was dressed when last seen in a new suit of light clothes, and light hat, and had with him a small dog, which he was leading with a string. Verdict for a Quarter. Greenville, April 3.?The jury in the case of Will Welborn against D. A. Ballinger and the Southern Railway, which was tried in the common pleas to-day, returned a verdict of twenty-five cents for the Plaintiff. Welborn, who is a negro, and who was in the employ of the Southern Railway, was discharged one day, and he claimed that when he asked Mr. Ballinger, his former boss, for his time he was kicked and ordered off the grounds. He entered suit for $1,000 and the jury -gave him the ( amount mentioned above. The judge ! non-suited the case as far as it applied to the Southern Railway Company, saying that the railway was not responsible for an employee kicking another person. J. T Davis Commits Suidde. ! Spartanburg, April 5.?J. T. Davis, a farmer 62 years of age, residing near Fairmount, committed suicide this afternoon by jumping into Berry's pond, a considerable body of water near his home. His body was recovered by his son and a young i man by the name of Albert Smith, < who had gone in search of Mr. Davis < soon after he disappeared from his ] residence. Davis had been in bad J health for some time, his mind be- i ing affected. He is survived by a < wife and seven children. 1 ?? Narrow Escape From Death. 1 Lamar, April 5.?Mrs. C. G. Hill 1 narrowly escaped being burned to J " -?j? :? ?J ?1.. i aeaui yesi-cructy iiiunmig, onu uiu; by thep rompt action of her husband was her life saved. From what can i learned Mrs. Hill, with her infant in 1 her arms, was standing with her back < to the fireplace and her clothing caught on fire. When she saw her . dress blazing and with the thought of ] escaping from the flames and saving : the baby, she ran from the room to .the porch, where she placed the baby ' and went screaming to her husband in the garden. Mr. Hill caught his 1 wife and threw her on the ground and : with his hands put out the flames, j but he himself was painfully bnrned. Medical attention was given to ] both and they are doing well. Everything Included. Melton C. Weeks in the course of 1 an address in Denver on the new i pure drugjlaw told a drug story. "Dear knows," said Mr. Weeks, "we ought to give the people pure drugs?we charge them enough for them. Sometimes I think we drug < dealers would get along better if we < didn't show ourselves so greedy in our charges. We are too much like 1 a druggist I used to know in Santa ' Fe. A miner rode into Santa Fe ] with dyspepsia one day, consulted a : doctor and took his prescription to my druggist friend to be made up. s " 'Well, how much?' said the min- 1 er, when the prescription was finish- < ed. 1 " 'Let's see,' said the druggist. < 'It's a dollar ten for the medicine 1 and 15 cents for the bottle. That : makes?' he hesitated, afraid he might have forgotten something, ' minai< oaif) imnationtlv' CUIU tiit illilXV/1 UIMU ''Well, hurry up, boss. Put a price : on the cork and let us know the worst.' " m ] The man who makes money in a community has a duty to perform 1 to that community. It may be that . he has made his money by his super- : ior business ability, and that he ; would have done as well anywhere. That does not alter the case. If his gifts are great his responsibility is ( equally as great. No man was placed ! on earth for the sole purpose of mak- ( ing money, and any man who has this 1 as his ideal had better never born. It 1 is not an act of charity but the performance of a simple duty for the man who makes money to pass a little of it on for the community, even J though he never expects to see a dol- ; lar of his contribution back. COUNTRY NEWS LETTERS SOME INTERESTING HAPPENINGS IN VARIOUS SECTIONS. News Items Gathered All Around the County and Elsewhere. Ehrhardt News. Ehrhardt, April 8.?Mr. C. Ehrhardt is making preparations to increase his ginning system. He began last week to build a much larger gin house, which will be ample room for six 70-saw gins and two presses. These increased facilities will be much appreciated by the public, as it is very annoying to have to wait all day to get one bale of cotton ginned 4-u Hi tlic uuojr ocaoun. Mr. J. H. Fender was in town last Tuesday. Mrs. P. E. Monroe it visiting relatives in North Carolina. Capt. J. M. Dannelly returned home from Bayard, Fla., last Thursday. Mr. Henry Kinard went to Charleston last Monday on business. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Westerlund returned home from Rock Hill last Wednesday, where they had been on account of the death of Mrs. Westerlund's^mother. Miss Ned Ehrhardt returned to Columbia to school last Tuesday. We are having some very cool weather now. Fire is pleasant, and there is no wood at the school house. Mr. J. C. Westerlund1 has never full recovered from the stroke of paralysis he had a few months ago. He. went to Charleston last Wednesday for treatment. His many friends trust he will be benefitted. Mr. J. B. Ramsey and family visited friends and relatives at Williams last Sunday. Mr. Tullman Sharp, of Cameron, who has been visiting Mr. J. B. CopeIsmH returned home last Fridav. The many friends of Capt: W. E. Sease will be sorry to learn that he is still very sick. There is talk of a telephone exchange being established here. It is almost a certainty, if as many as twenty subscribers can be secured. Mr. J. W. Goodson broke the record on killing rabbits last week. He killed eight in one day. Harry E. Copeland. Ehrhardt Graded School. k Ehrhardt Etchings. Ehrhardt, April 8.?The farmers are having a tough time with their early planted corn. Quite a number of farmers had corn up ready to plough, but Jask Frost bit it down and gave it a set back. Several of the farmers say they will plant over, as newly planted corn will be better than the old bitten off one will be. Fertilizer seems to come in slow this year, unless Charleston has gotten farther away from us. It takes about ten to fifteen days to get a car in now. News reached us Sunday of a 3hooting scrape on Saturday at ColleL 1 ton, aniuiig cmpiuj'cs m wic va/ucwu Cypress Co. Mr. Jim Price shot and killed a Mr. Willie Redish about some dispute and succeed in getting as far as Blackville, where he was captured. Mr. Jim Price is reported to be a tough character. It is reported that one of our widowers in town says it is not good for man to he alone, so he expects to ?et married Wednesday afternoon. Dispenser J. C. McKenzie, of this place, hauled in two loads of booze last week from Bamberg for his patrons. Saturday morning about day light we had a heavy rain, and Sunday night high winds and a trah mover. Jee. . Country Correspondence. April is known as the year's coquette and she is fully filling her idllinrr tViic voar W11IU J vv?* Quite a hail and rain storm passed through our midst Sunday night. The hail was seen in places mid-day Monday. Gardens and fruit trees suffered some. We are glad to know that we are 30on to have a daily mail route, and Peel sure each one on the Hartzog31ear Pond route will be glad to lave the same clever and efficient carrier, Mr. Judson Steedley, who has been on the route for several years and has served us faithfully. Those on the sick-list for the past week or two were little Misses Dottie and Virginia Hill, Mrs. Simmie Sandifer and Mr. 0. P. Jordan. Ail are better, glad to say. Mrs. William Hughes visited her mother, Mrs. 0. E Hughes, at Clear Pond Saturday and Sunday, also * 1 ? tM ? TTMl worshipped at neasant nni. Mr. and Mrs. George Kinard, of Ehrhardt, visited their daughter, Mrs. Simmie Sandifer, Thursday and Friday. The Clear Pond school will give an entertainment Friday evening. Let all go who can and encourage the cause of education, by at least your presence. The Hampton school, in our midst, is moving along smoothly. Are you tired, fagged out, nervous, Bleepless, feel mean? Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea strengthens the nerves, aids digestion, brings refreshing sleep. 35 cento, tea or tablets. H. F. Hoover. 1 . V i A " - 2 f. CRIME IN BARNWELL. | Negro Murdered and His Body Hidden in the Swamps. TA long distance telephone message was received last night from Barnwell detailing a horrible crime com[mitted more than one week ago which has just come to light. The facts as furnished by our Barnwell correspondent are as follows: On Wednesday of last week a man giving his name as Dr. Jeems and claiming to be an Indian "doctor," was in Allendale, accompanied by a negro woman. He claimed that the woman was his wife. After making some inquiries about the town the flAiinla nollarJ of tVlf? hmifiP ftf atlPOTn vvuyiv VW11VU ' ""'O- ? named Stokes and hired him to take them across the country in his wagon to Barnwell. After some explanations and upon the urgent appeal of the "doctor" and his "wife," Stokes agreed to take them and started out for the county seat. Stokes failed to return to his home Wednesday. Thursday he did not show up and some uneasiness was felt. When Friday came and he was not seen or heard of his family organized a searching party and started out toward Barnwell to gather some information from people living along the road. They were told by various parties on the road that a wasron with the three occupants as described was seen to pass along the Barnwell-Allendale road on Wednesday. They found no difficulty in tracing the wagon to a point within about three miles of Barnwell. They were told by some parties that the wagon turned off at this place and was driven in the direction of a swamp. Later it was seen to come back with only two of the occupants, the man described as the Indian doctor and the negro woman. The negro Stokes was missing. Search was made for the body of the Allendale negro, it being then believed that he had been murdered and his body secreted, but no trace of him was found. Negroes and whites have looked for the negro the past week, some expecting possibly to find him alive, while others have searched for his body. Days went by without their searches resulting in anything. Yesterday the attention , of some parties was attracted to a large number of buzzards hovering over ciuomn npflp wh prp Stnkps W3R last seen, some distance from the road. Investigation resulted in finding a badly decomposed body, afterwards identified as Stokes by means of his coat and shoes. The buzzards had eaten almost all the flesh off the bones. The body was face down when found and there were evidences which showed that it had been dragged some distance, from a point near the road. The theory is that Stokes was murdered either in the wagon or on the road side and his body dragged into the swamp by the heels. What the motive was is not known, unless it was robbery. The mule and wagon is all that the negro Stokes had. It is certain that "Doctor" Jeems and his negro wife never went to Barnwell, but they were seen to turn toward Williston. The next day, Thursday, they were in Williston and tried to trade off the mule and wagon. It is claimed that the negro woman with the alleged Indian told several that her home was in Sumter. Stokes was a farmer. He was about 28 years of age and was a quiet, hard working, honest negro and was liked in his community. The coroner will hold an inquest at Barnwell this morning. Every effort will be made to apprehend the "Doctor" and his colored spouse and police officers and sheriffs are urgently requested to keep a sharp lookout for them.?The State. All Alone. A good story is being told at the expense of a local theatre, whose "standing room only" notice is no longer needed. One night after the curtain was rung up, a small boy was discovered sobbing in front of the box office. The manager of the theatre went, to the lad and kindly ?sked him what the trouble was. "I want my money back," sobbed the boy in answer to the query. In surprise the manager asked the reason for such a request. "Because?because I'm afraid to sit up in the gallery all alone!" he wailed. His money was returned.?Tit-Bits. Was Sorry tie spoice. It was an open "experience" meeting, and Brother Jones arose and said: "Brethprin,' I'm the man that put water in the milk!" "An' I'm the man that drawed the water for him," said Brother Brown penitently. "An' I'm the woman that milked the cow and knowed all about it," sobbed Sister Jones. "An' here's the man" said a loud voice from the rear "that sold 'em the cow, an' hain't got paid fer it yit!" Then Brother Jones was sorry he had spoken, and was overheard to mutter as he reached for* his hat, "Never did believe in these experience meetin'8 nohow!" STATE EPWORTH LEAGUE. TO CONVENE IN THE HETHODIST CHURCH THIS EVENING. Prominent People Present?Delegates : and Homes to Which They Have Been Assigned. < The State Epworth League Con fprpnpp will pftnvpnp hprf* this fWhfi- ! nesday) evening at the Methodist church. The delegates have already ! begun to come in, and the confer- . ence promises to be one of the best : attended from a numerical standpoint, in years. The speakers will be ! numerous, and a very interesting pro- ; gram has been arranged for the entire time of the conference. Ses sions will be held morning, after- j noon and night. Those who are entertaining dele- . gates may expect their guests any time after Wednesday morning. The following is a list of the dele- : gates and their homes. There are some names which have not been ! assigned yet, and there are some i homes which have not had delegates assigned to them, but this should ! not be taken as a sign that they will ? * t* 41 11 I not be needed, rne list ioiiows: J D Copeland?Revs M B Kelley, and J W Kilgo. I H C Folk?Misses Sanders and Anderson. J W Stokes?Messrs Leland Moore, ! and Jno A McCormick. D F Hooton?Misses Mabel Mont- ! gomery and Edith Burnham. R W D Rowell?Miss Rosa Arant. Boy's Boarding Hall?J F. Turbeville. i David Felder?P W Bethea. Mrs L E Livingston?Miss N A : Kennerly, Mrs W A DuBose, Misses ! Nettie Hammond and Maude Yar- : boro. ' 1 H M Graham?Revs W C Kirkland i and Henry Stokes. 1 Rev Peter Stokes?Miss Allie Dunn i Mrs H J Hays?W I Herbert and i Dr J L Mann. W M Brabham?Leroy Baker, Mar- 1 ion Monroe. A W Knight?Dr H M DuBose 1 and Rev E K Hardin. J H Cope? Revs R A Chjld and i B G Murphy. H J Brabham?Revs J W Wolling ! J L Stokes, Messrs Gilchrist and J R I McKittrick. < J F Folk?Rev A N Brunson, Raymond Beard, Misses L Veronee and Julia Withington. ] Mrs M A Bamberg?Dr Ed F Cook, Rev E 0 Watson, Mrs R. W . Barber and Mrs Olin Auld. W. D. Rhoad-J. C. Roper, J. H. Graves, Mrs. J. D. S. Fairey, Mrs. i W. J. Haire. E H Weissinger?Revs J W Speake < and J F Epting. G. Frank Bamberg?Rev. Henry Cauthen, R Crosby Newton. < Mrs. E. 0. Kirsch?Misses Ida Easterling and Ida Rogers. i Girls' Boarding Hall?Misses Leila Alford and Laura Worley. J. D. Felder?W. J. Turbeville and B. F. Keller. < W A Riley?Misses Ethel Page, Carrie Pegues. Thos. Black?Misses May Read, Lulu Squier, Sallie Watt, and Susie : Johnson. Mrs A P Johnson?R F Mann, G M Miller. C J S Brooker?L D Gillespie, J T Coleman. J D J Delk?Louise Lyles, Pearl ; Lake. B W Simmons?Mrs T Hampton, Mrs Luther Hampton. John Cooner?Mrs Lettie Maull, Miss Eva Kearsey. . , H W Beard?Misses Annie Whitten, Etta Baxter. H S Steadman? Misses Ethel Thrower, Pearl Browning. Dr J B Black?James Lever, L L Bedenbaugh. C R Brabham Jr?Miss Maria ' Capers, Mrs Pemberton. ! E H Weissinger?Mrs W J Hair, JDS Fairey. I! J A Byrd?Misses Lucy Matthews, ' Claudia Jordan. Mrs G W Garland?Misses Mabel ? Curlee, Jennie Collins. 1 M J Black?Mrs R B Burrows Miss ; Bessie Burrows. C R Brabham?J M Fabin, Elliott Gilmore, Rev and Mrs T C Odell. Dr J J Cleckley?Misses Lottie j Bee, Annie Dye. H G Sheridan?Miss Edith Crook, ' Mrs J W Crook. 1 C F Ellzey?Ellzey Myers. j Honor Roll Govan High School. Honor roll of Govan High School J for seventh month, ending March i 29th. To merit a place on the honor < roll pupils must have a clear record 1 and must make an average of 90 per 1 cent, on all studies. 1 High school?Misses Lizzie Ken- i nedy, Lillian Lancaster, Estelle Lan- i caster, Mattie Lena Mather. i Eighth grade?Misses Lizzie Collins, Spurgeon Mather, Lewis Wil- < liams, J. F. Lancaster. < Seventh grade?Leda Williams, 1 Lottie Fail, Talbert Lancaster, Mon- i nie Lain, Nettie Nimmons, Stoney Kennedy, Baker Lewis. 1 Fifth grade?Jessie Zorn, Corrie J Kennedy, Lila Lancaster, Wilbur Williams, Milton Fail, Letha Collins. Second grade?Corrie Collins, Gill- i more Lancaster, Minnie McCormick, i David Zorn, Clyde Kitrell. \ i JIM PRICE IS ARRESTED. Slayer of Willie Redish Carried to Charleston. Branchville, April 7?Jim Price, who shot and killed Willie Redish, near Colleton postoffice yesterday, was arrested at Blackville, S. C., early this morning by the chief of police of that city, though the efforts of Mayor Warren, of this place. Price was brought here and turned . > over to Mayor Warren this morning, who, in accordance with instructions % from Governor Ansel, sent Price to Walterboro by way of Charleston in charge of Constables A. R. and Sollie Byrd. Constable Maxsey, of Colleton, was here today for the prisoner, but it is said there was a feeling against Price in the section through which he would have to go be taken, hence the communication by 'phone with the Governor and the disposition of the prisoner. In conversation with Mayor Warren here this morning ^ ' kn nk pA/^iak m rnuc statcu uiat nc ouv/t jlk^uou ui -4 * self-defence, that he regretted the < -ia) affair very much and was willing to -'"2eS| be arrested and tried. From what can be learned Price was under the influence of whiskey and probably cursed Miss Redish in a dispute between her little brother, and him- ' v 3elf, over rent it is said, young Red- ?3 ish claimed was due his father by 3 Price. It was rumored here yesterday evening that Price would be lynched if caught, hence the pre- caution taken. Young Redish, who is a prominent Colleton family, JJ leaves a young wife and a host of ' ? friends who deplore this occurrence. '$2 Price was brought to Charleston at 1 o'clock yesterday over the Southern Railway and lodged in the jail here ' -I for safe keeping. As the feeling in Colleton county against Price was vt strong, it was the intention to take the prisoner to the State penitentiary at Columbia, but not being able to .> ''-M make a quick connection at Branch- , <M ville, the first train that came along > * 1 1 1 r\ 1 1. j_ 1 I I was Doaraea ana mce orougnioere. Arriving here he was immediately ^ taken to the jail in the police wagon. Price was perfectly cool and did not seem to realize the enormity of - J the offence of which he was changed. He did not say anything about the killing of Reddish, but said that he did not run away to avoid a trial, but was afraid of the crowd. When arrested Price was making . his way to Jacksonville, as he had a ticket in his pocket for that point. After leaving Walterboro he got as far asBlackvilh , and while waiting on a train going south, he went to sleep in the waiting room. The officers were hot on the trail and in the search of the room Price was discovered ^ and captured. Price will remain in the jail untill it is thought safe to % carry him to Walterboro, where he will have to stand trial on the charge y j of killing Redish.?News and Coprier. Indian "Doctor" Badly Wanted. Barnwell, April 5.?There have been few developments in the case of the negro Stokes, whose dead body was found in the Salkahatchie swamps j a few miles from Barnwell late yes- < . '4 terday afternoon. Coroner Warner visited the body ?f*Sj this morning and held an inquest. ,il It was found that the negro's skull had been crushed, as if he had received a severe blow from a club or % large stick. There was no direct tes- ^| timony at the inquest and the jury * } t found a verdict in accordance with the facts given by The State's correspondent last nighty The body of the negro was taken * to-day to his* home near Allendale. % a ? . .? % i i i i j.! ! ^ A little ngnt nas Deen mrowu uu the identity of the murder but notb- * ing can be learned about the woman with him, who claimed to be from Sumter. To-day Sheriff Creech received a letter from Mr. Alfred Dunbar, chief of police at Allendale, stating that he had talked with the ^ man Jeems when he was in Allendale last week, Mr. Dunbar stated that Jeems told him he was from Aiken . } and had lived in the town of Aiken for seven or eight years. Sheriff Creech telephoned to Deputy Sheriff Alderman of Aiken upon receipt of the letter. Mr. Alderman 3aid that he knew of the negro and he had seen him about Aiken for " -i| some time but had not seen him there since the killing. . The sheriff and chief of police in Aiken have been requested to keep a sharp tvatch out for the man and woman. Mr. Alderman says that Jeems is not a white man and was not looked upon as such in Aiken. He associated with negroes and lived witb them. He was, however, a man with a very ight complexion and it was difficult ;o tell whether he was white or a legro. Jeems claims that his mother pas an Indian and his father a white nan. v Neither Jeems nor his woman companion have been seen since the lav after tVip ldlHnc when they left SVilliston, going in the direction of \iken. It is very probable that Sheriff Creech will ask the governor to offer i reward for the murderers. A nice and useful souvenir given with every pair of ladies' oxfords at ?2.00 and above for the next thirty lays. W. D. Rhoad.