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- P ESTABLISHED APRIL, 1891. A. W. KNIGHT. Editor. ? d Published every Thursday in The g Herald building, on Main street, in the live and growing City of Bam- u berg, being issued from a printing tl office which is equipped with Mer- g genthaler linotype machine, Babcock ^ cylinder press, folder, one jobber, a fine Miehle cylinder press, all run by t electric power, with otl er material si and machinery in keeping, the whole a: equipment representing an invest- _ ment of $10,000 and upwards. Subscriptions?By the year $150; lc six months, 75 cents; three months, 50 cents. All subscriptions payable C( R+rintlv in advance. Thursday, March 21, iyi2. h, If you know anything good about your neighbor?and you do?talk _ about his good qualities while he is ti alive. Don't wait until he is under the sod before you - find out what a it good fellow he is. 01 The governor seems to be doing all tc he can to block the investigation of 111 the dispensary committee appointed n by the legislature. H. H. Evans tes- e] tified before the committee last week ^ and said he would be glad to have made public the letters written him by T. B. Felder, but they were now P in the hands of the governor, who w refused to give them up to the committee, saying that he would not turn 15 them over except upon an order from 01 a circuit judge. It is presumed the " committee will take legal steps to r( obtain possession of the letters. ? V V JUROR DIES OF WOUNDS. ai * d Fifth Victim of Virginia Court House j n r Tragedy. ji Hillsville, Va., March 16.?The a] machinery of the law adjusted itself h in Carroll county to-day, when a s( special grand jury, summoned yes- r( terday by Judge Staples, returned lc indictments of murder against eight members of the Allen outlaw band, who shot and killed the judge, prosecuting attorney, sheriff and a girl ^ witness in the Hillsville court room n \ on Thursday. One more victim was w added to the list, when Juror Au- 01 gustus Fowler died this afternoon. c* This brings the total number of dead w up to five. k' es Prisoners to Roanoke Jail. C( Cheerful and apparently recovered from his wounds, Floyd Allen, di- w rectly charged with the murder of Judge Thorn L. Massie, went to-night under heavy guard, to Roanoke, w where he will be placed in ^ - ? TT?_ TT1 - jail tor sare-Keeping. ms son, vie- e] tor, and Byrd Marion, jointly indicted, went with him to the Roanoke jail. The prisoner, whose sentence g] for a minor crime led to the whole- c. sale murder of court offic;als, did not seem to be worried or alarmed over m the situation. He reclined in a hack, sj which was driven across heavy moun- ^ tain roads to Galax, where the party boarde^ a special train. The other prisoners remained in the' Carrol! county jail, a heavy guard standing by during the night. Allen's Wife Still Alive. y Completely without result was the ig raid made this afternoon on the w home of Sidna Allen, the erroneous report of whose capture was sent yesterday to Gov. Mann by his chief c, detective and the attorney general. tl His wife was not killed. Detectives q and constables and Roanoke militia- f( men viaitoH thA Allpn homo on the ~ mountainside, but found neither the w owner nor members of his family on the premises. Not much information C] was gained from the caretakers. Conflicting reports come from the mountains*as to the route taken by the outlaws when they raced away from Hillsville. Expect Climax Soon. il In the village to-night there is in- B tense excitement, the feeling being g general that the next twenty-four t( hours may bring a climax to the ii reign of terror which has prevailed o since Thursday forenoon. The f< special term of court was adjourned ti to March 26, at which time the pris- b oners will be put on trial. State li troops will be sent here to preserve tl order and to prevent a repetition of o that tragic event which wiped out A th# entire court. All members of tl the Allen band arrested in the mean- r; Advertisements?$1.00 per inch A for first insertion, subsequent inser- h tions 50 cents per inch. Legal ad- S3 vertisements at the rates allowed by law. Local reading notices 10 cents ' a line each insertion. Wants and S( other advertisements under special p< head, 1 cent a word each insertion. a, Liberal contracts made for three, six, and twelve months. Write for rates. Obituaries, tributes of respect, reso- A lutions, cards of thanks, and all no- i Xices or a persuuai ui puiai^ai vu.a.xacter are charged for as regular advertising. Contracts for advertising not subject to cancellation after first F insertion. Communications?We are always . l glad to publish news letters or those pertaining to matters of public inter- M est. We require the name and address of the writer in every case. No article which is defamatory or offensively personal can find place in m our columns at any price, and we are y< not responsible for the opinions ex- d< pressed in any communication. = ^ R SJURKI) JUX GUARDED MONEY. S lucky Stand of George X. Ross, ^ Hurt in Railroad Wreck. day die; Spartanburg. March 16.?The con- ^ ition of George N. Ross, the United tates mail carrier, of Atlanta, Ga., ^ ho was injured Wednesday night in the le wreck of the Birmingham ^ pecial, is improving. At first it was ^ iared that Mr. Ross had been injrnally hurt, but physicians now cJa. :ate that his injuries were external, aj^ nd as soon as the bruises heal he ^ ill be taken to his home in Attnta. ? A little story has just come out in ? Dnnection with Mr. Ross's injury. s all mail clerks are, he was under ==^ eavy bond. At the time of the did nash-up there was $100,000 in cold Ser ish in his mail car, and this was mattered "all over creation." Two olicemen offered to guard the car ( ad he leave for a hospital. _ "Nothin' doin'," said the plucky pea tlantan. "You get out of this car. sib] am not going to let anybody in anc ere, even if I have to shoot them." ??a Finally Postmaster William M. m,. loyd arrived on the scene. tor "I'm the postmaster at Spartan- Pos arg, and I will take charge," said !}e,s ' mt< r. Floyd. cou "Nothin* doin'," returned Ross, my You might be postmaster, and you Dei tight not. I don't know you, and nor du are not coming in this car. Un srstand that." When Floyd produced credentials ?^ oss admitted him and went to a SUp aspital. noi ? ele< See the new novels at The Herald Rej ook Store. ' tv, ? ? ic i me will be sent to Roanoke. Quietly and without fear of band- J s who have spread terror through- f0r it the community, the grand jury wil >-day went about its work in a man- ^ I the lendation of the court and the gover which brought forth the com- = rnor of the commonwealth. The roceedings were brief. ? ~ n ^ ? 4 tuorge to uraiiu uuij. ui j "You, gentlemen," said Judge Sta- She les, speaking to the seven citizens ho faced the bench, "have been otvorn to inquire into an affair that por i not only more distressing and huliliating than any other thing that J as happened in the county of Car- ver )11 and the commonwealth of Vir- * a flCG inia, but your American continent. su^ fith the fear of God in your heart, ic i nd only that fear, you must do your = uty and assist in bringing these arties to justice." 5 Judge Staples assured the grand did irors that in their deliberations, p,ou / th6 ad in their findings, they would anc ave back of them the entire re- pre )urces of the State. The grand jury pro jturned indictments against the fol>wing: I The Men Indicted.' cfD of Floyd Allen, Victor Allen and rul laude Swanson Allen, his sons; Sid- era a Allen, Friel Allen, Wesley Ed- abi noi ards and Sidney Edwards, nephews s^a .F Floyd Allen, and Byrd Marion, all to larged with murder. John F. Moore as indicted ior a ieiony, me cnarge sing that he assisted the Aliens to __ scape. Judge Staples adjourned I >urt until March 26. "Do i Dexter Goad, clerk of the court. anc ho was wounded in the head during prj le fusillade which resulted in the por Bath of Judge Massie, commonealth's attorney Foster and, Sheriff ~~j ewis Webb, had sufficiently recov- can *ed to-day to go about his duties, Sui is head swathed in bandages. reg ma Funerals of Attorney Foster and mv henff Webb took place to-day. Nan- woi t Avers, fatally wounded while in le court room, will be buried to- j iorrow. Judge Massie's body was did lipped to Lynchburg. Juror Fowler Coi , res lea tms anernuuii. sup Located at Devil's Den? One report to-day was that the = liens had been found at Devil's ! en, in one of the wildest regions of I le Blue Ridge Mountains, near the did irginia-North Carolina line. Doubt Bai F0S expressed if any of'the fugitives ill be taken alive. ? S. Floyd Landreth, the acting com- ^ mnwealth's attorney, is a Republi- Ba] in and a delegate from the 5th dis- anc ict to the National Republican pri: onvention. He is not a candidate )r the office to which he was tern- I orarily appointed yesterday, but mis ill do his part. to ma "I would not take it, but for the ___ rime," he said, "and I expect to see I lis thing through and then will re- ^ re." res Devil's Den Almost inaccessible. ?; Charlotte, N. C., March 16.?Dev- the 's Den, at the crest of the Blue 'ful :idge Mountains, where the Allen f?r Coi ang of outlaws are reported to-day j ,v ) be concealed, is probably the most laccessible point in the entire range == f mountains. The large cliff that Drms the natural cave and fortifica ions is owned by Robert Harris, a ] rother-in-law of Sidna Allen, who dac ves within three hundred yards of ic be mouth of the cave, on the side f the mountain. The homes of the 1 Jlen brothers, as well as several of bei beir relatives, are located within a re3 adius of a few miles. ? lent to Reformatory for Killing. Valhalla, March 14.?Jim Killian, 4-year-old boy, was convicted to' of manslaughter after being inted on a charge of murder. Young 2ek was killed in the Killiam ne, in Oconee county, during -istmas week. The young lad is son of a widow with seven chiln, and the entire family has been jail since the killing. The boy 1 go to the State reformatory. He Imed that he shot Cheek accidentThe dead man was calling on ister of the Killian boy. iANDIDATES' CARDS." FOR STATE SENATE. I hereby announce myself as a canate for re-election to the State iate, subject to the rules and reguons of the Democratic primary. t r m apit Conveying to the citizen taxpayers Bamberg county my appreciation the confidence shown in me by reitedly electing me to the responle position of County Treasurer, 1 believing that I can be of greater vice to you, I am retiring from t position and hereby announce self a candidate for State Senafrom Bamberg county, to which ilion, if elected, I pledge you my t efforts in the protection of your crests and the upbuilding of our nty and State, and I hereby pledge self to abide the result of the nocratic primary and support the : niness thereof. JOHN F. FOLK. OUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Jrateful to the voters for their iport two years ago, I hereby anmce myself a candidate for re:tion as a member of the House of ?resentatives from Bamberg Counsubject to result of the DemocratDrimary. J. AQUILLA HUNTER. hereby announce my candidacy tne House or Representatives, i 1 abide the result of the Democratirimary and support the nominees reof. J. WESLEY CRUM, JR. FOR SHERIFF. laving been solicited by a number friends, I have decided to offer for iriff of Bamberg county, and hereannounce myself as a candidate, dging myself to abide the result the Democratic primary and supt the nominees of the party. J. FELDER HUNTER. Jrateful to my friends for their y liberal support some years ago, nnounce my candidacy for the ofi of Sheriff of Bamberg county, >ject to the result of the Democratprimary. S. G. RAY. FOR COUNTY TREASURER. ! hereby announce myself as a canate for Treasurer of Bamberg mty, and pledge myself to abifje result of the Democratic primary 1 support the nominees. I will apciate the support of the voters and >mise you my best service, if electGEO. A. JENNINGS. respectfully announce myself a ididate for the office of Treasurer Bamberg county subject to the es and regulations of the Demotic primary, pledging myself to de the result and support the ninees of the party. If elected I .11 perform the duties of the office the best of my ability. JACOB H. A. CARTER. FOR COUNTY SUPERVISOR. hereby announce myself a candie for the office of Supervisor of nberg county, subject to the rules I regulations of the Democratic mary, and pledge myself to supt the nominees thereof. E. C. BRUCE. respectfully announce myself a .didate for the office of County )ervisor, subject to the rules and ulations of the Democratic pri ry. ir eieciea 1 promise to give entire time and best talent to the rk. Respectfully, G. BROOK KINARD. hereby announce myself as a canate for Supervisor of Bamberg mty, pledging myself to abide the lilt of the Democratic primary and port the nominees of the party. W. PRESTON MCMILLAN. V)R COUNTY COMMISSIONER hereby announce myself as a canate for County Commissioner of nberg county, and will abide the ult of the Democratic primary. W. PRESTON SANDIFER. hereby announce myself a candie for County Commissioner of 1 nberg county, subject to the rules J I regulations of the Democratic i mary. W. BARNEY SMOAK. : am a candidate for County Com- < dsoner of Bamberg county, subject the result of the Democratic priry. J. J. ZEIGLER. hereby announce myself as a canate for County Commissioner of . nberg county, and will abide the ult of the Democratic primary. H. W. CHITTY. With thanks to the voters for ;ir support in the past, I respectly announce myself as a candidate re-election to the office of County mmissioner for Bamberg county, ill abide the result of the primary. G. W. FOLK. R COTTON WEIGHER AT BA.MBERG. [ respectfully announce my candi;y for Cotton Weigher at Bamberg, )ject to the result of the Democratprimary. G. L. KINARD. [ hereby announce myself as a canate for cotton weigher at Bam g, pledging myself to abide the ult of the Democratic primary. G. A. RICE. === H TVip Pall of Snrinff D ,.r II L Brings with it the call for a blood purifier that will aid nature in adjusting your blood and general system into fit shape for the warmer weather. You yourself know, 1 or ought to know, how you feel. If you feel listless, lazy, < H < 2 not sick, but far from well, then you need a good Blood M 1 Tonic 11 U/\n^ am I I X Uviiiui cjiiu xv.ettcrcr & .diuuu riumci die uiie ucoo un gg the market, Just come in and let us tell you about them. II % f Guaranteed to do good or money refunded. ? 5 i 4 J pfopi pq npur. rniviPANY .... RamWcr s f L " 1 LV1 LLU l/lll/U Willi llll My vuuiuvi^ k/? vi rj " ". f* -^OUR OPENING* I I A GRAND SUCCESS The store has been filled continually by our friends and customers. We appreciate your co-operation more than we know how to express itV.V.V The Hats are Beauties i This is what the ladies say about our Hats, and the ladies know. J it 1 : ~f if w/\f Ua euvA and rnma 5i / <v nave yuu 5CCI1 UUI dllUVVlii^ VI naio. 11 uui) oui w auu wniv to Hooton's, where you will find everything in the Millinery Department in grand spring array. > ? '? r* i l TT_ i .. _ J? J ^J %%???/%?? gwn4. nr\n YOU Will nna nere naiS OI every uesuripuiun aiiu iui any puipusc, u?ou, oo^" I ond or general wear. We are receiving new goods in the Millinery department almost daily, so you will not do yourself justice if you do not see what we are showing. Here we have material and trimmings of every description and for all occasions. DRY GOODS DEPARTMENT 1 We have received another shipment of silks this week. If you wish an early Spring Suit, see them. We have received a shipment of the New Things in Neckwear. If it's new, we have it. x ^ Be sure and see those bordered Marquisettes. Think you will like them; they are the newest. How about one of those White Imported Marquisette Suits? We have the material 40 inches wide at 40c. ' We have the Marquisettes in a line of colors at 25c. Have you seen them? |||| j ! Be sure and ask to see the Gaus Marvel in the line of colors. They are the j only absolute tub material in delicate shades and are 25c. j If you don't see it, ask us. We have it if it's new. jj j! Another shipment of the White Cudory Skirtings to arrive this week. jij j A shipment of the new spring W. B. Corsets just arrived. Among these | you will find little trouble finding just-what you want. ~ j j Come to Hooton's. We are always glad to see and show you. Come often. !I j We don't expect you to buy every time you come. HOOTON'S LADIES STORE MILLINERY and DRESS MAKING PARLORS < Bamberg, South Carolina ^ We give and redeem Purple Stamps on everything we sell. JJ) Not Much Damage in Augusta. river and in the lowlands in the LETTERS DISMISSORY. i southern section of the city. 11 ^Iv.i^ ?v **ay' Apri* .J.5!1}' 1^12? aJ f Augusta, Ga., March 16.?The Moreover, the people, with the ex- account as executor*! the6 third flood in twenty-four years al- perience of the 1908 freshet in their Mrs. Charity Steedley, deceased, with most completely covered the business minds, made ample preparation for Geo- p- Harmon, Judge of Probate of Ramhorp f?mintv anH will thfirminon 4 section and the larger part of the the high water this time and neither aslTfoVTeUerrdismTs'sory'arsuch exresidence section of the lower city stocks of merchandise nor household cutor? j FELDER HUNTER, to-day, the river reaching a height goods were damaged to any great Bamberg, S. C., March 15th, 1912. of 36 feet 9 inches up to 8 o'clock extent. Although a local relief master's sat,r to-night, when it was at a standstill: fund is being raised for the poor who At 4 o'clock this morning the water have suffered by the present freshet, 0f common pleas in the case of J. was 34 feet high, the maximum Mayor Barrett announces that the Arthur Wiggins vs. Mrs. Anna Kirkheight predicted by the weather City will be able to take care of all land> et al? H- c* Folk? Master for bureau. hut. before 9 o'clock this relief measures. He has received ?CMX5r' , , , , , , , .. I CL UUllUli, IU Ll-ic ixigucoi, i/ivjugx x.v? . morning the bureau had changed its | offers of assistance from the out- casht on Monday, April 1st, 1912, the maximum estimate to 37 feet, the side, which he has gratefully declin- same being legal sales day, during river being then 35 feet, 5 inches. ed. Indications are that the river the tesal hours of sale on said day, While business was completely wilI fall two feet by 7 o'clock tosuspended throughout the day on ac- morrow morning, which will take described tract of land, to wit: count of the water covering all but the water out of Broad street, and All that lot or parcel of land situ a few blocks of the centre of Broad bv to-morrow night it will have prac- j^e? lying and being in the ^town of street, the damage has been nothing ticaIly disappeared -from the W like as great as the fall freshet of, dence section, leaving the city in al- in length by one hundred (100) feet t 1908, or the freshet of 1898. j most normal condition by Monday, in width, with all buildings thereon, The river attained a height of 38 i Both Augusta papers have appear- bounded on the North by lot owned feet, 9 inches in the 1908 freshet led as usual, but street car service * ?f HuU^Soutfby lot two feet more than the present i has heen susnended since early whieh ?enarates same from Sixth freshet, thus putting the water from morning. Gas, electric light and street; on the West by Maple avenue. one to two feet deep in all the stores telephone service are not interrupted. Purchaser to pay for papers. and a majority of the residences of - FOLK, - Master Bamberg County. the city. But this time the water write the Ford Sales Company, J. Wesley Crum, Jr., has entered comparatively few stores Bamberg, S. C., for catalogue and Attorney for Plaintiff. 1 and only those residences nearest the prices. Stock of cars on hand. March 13-th, 1912.