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KILL WillTE (UARD
Titree Esealle After A. 31. Sox i8 lilt
With Shovel. On De-aSussure Farin.
Columbia, April :3.-Negro convicts
ou the DeSiissurei state farm at Ilin
good, Suter county, early yestelrday
killied Archie .f. -Sox, guard, by knock
'iig hini in the leadl with a shovel.
rlre conviets mde their escape af
tr the Crime hlad beenl Commnitted,
running into the nearby swvamp with
their shackles onl. 'Tie iegroes took
Mr. Sox's pistol and shotgtin with
Mr. Sox was in elarge of a detail of
14 convicts, hnt only two are sup..
posed %.o ha %e beeni Colut eted wit I the
Arilllng. ThosO who got away wte'e:
Adam Gri2tin. 7 yearts old. sie-vinu a
sente.Inc of seven years I'romt .1ree
ter c ointy: .Joe Wilson. 22 years old.
servinig anl eight year sWetc froml'
Chavle.,"on: and .\Ielrih . :
years ohi. sevicg a sentene Of ono
yealr t:..m" in-aufort. Th'le remauinling'
1 i Oh '' re'ported b.lk to the sto k
ad ' N Alale l aftr .\1r. iax h'letQ
Coteii' h 's and aid not Io have
cron. .\ rewa of .00 i.; offered
for a 'lrIhensionl of eahof ith
conim.A, men as it was learned
that lr. 'oi had been killed. sear'h
roun ing munry, ui p u til late
iNst Ii-.:ht onli of the ConIviets at lar'g
?ad h11-n1 apprehenided.
M.T'. SOx was aI iative' of ixingon
otk. waIS it year5 old an ; d unmar.
ried and .<urvived by four brothiters and
two sitlers. two of thel brothers and
both Sist(' z'e.sidling in' Laexington and
two lot's liv ingi at litek ory. N.
The tler. 1.. .1. Sox is a lntheran min
ister and along 'with his dutties as pas
tor. has been a professor ill Ih'noir col
teg ). I .J . 8ox al SO Ivi Os in 1 i i('ikor'Y.
whert hit is, foreman111 of thev Elliott Con)I
tracti ing comainy11.'. Preston1 It. Sox an(
TLaion I'. So x res ide in l IIook land,
while M.\rs. Wade Roof anld Miss .\Mar
garet Sox. th1 istrs, live abot two
mis rom ~St'0tlle town Of lexinton
'The rmains of .\l'. Sox will be
.ltht. to 'Columbia this' m o'ning f'.'
intermeo'n t in Lox ington county.
Col. A. K. Fi-'anders, siperiitendet
of tile penlitentiary, was 10 I lagood
yesterday morning at the tiit .\l'. Sox
was killed. He0 got in toich with th11
Columbia ofli'e at on1ce anld had sler
1to Quinine That Does Not Affect the Head
'Because of its tonic and laxative effect. LAXA
TIVI BRO'.\M QUININE is better than ordinnry
Quinine and, does not cntime nervousaness not
tinnti in mad. Reietnber fhe full naIme nnd
bok. for the signatu eof i. 'V. GROVr. 3c
iffs and rural and city :policenen no
tifled of the .killing and furnished de
scriptiolis of the men who had es
Sumter, April 22.-William Teal,
co'onrr' of' iietrtM euviuty, livid Lan ill
(Iluest this afternoon over tihe body
'of Archie 11. Sox, who was killed by
negro convicts on the DeSausstre
state farm at lagood near here today.
From testimony adduced it the fin
quest, it appears that Mr. Sox was In
charge of a detail of 1-1 convicts re
pairing t he road. W.hilo stand ina
With his back to some of the men.
Adam Grillin slipped ulp behind and
stirick .Mlr. Blox With a shovel. -.N
F-ox drew hits pistol preparatory to dl
fending hiiself. and a lie did so Joe
Watson struck .Ma. Sox across tI..
arm. ktnockinig the .:islo out of Iis
hand. Grilln tleni Iuslerid uip againi
fro lie riea r and stiluck Mr. Sox a
:wkaOaai linmie. Waton and Grifailt I en
Seized .\Mr. Sox' ts gun and listol and
presumlably would 1hve shot .\Mr. So\
IadI it not be en for tle active ilter
I'relnce of Ar 11lii ' *ol aini, neg o coil
viet froni Greenville c'oun at y wh \io ws
'rcntl y saved from the electrie chai
by Governor Cooper. Coleman led a
group of Ohe convicis !iI coming to
tIe resueia of Mr. Sox and but for h.i
timiiely inl terf'ereInce the guard ivouald
have been llot. Coleman lhad Imn
wiah tIe gang on thre fari hut a shrt
.lose Bright, Vho left wvitlh Wason
and Griffin had no part In tie kili ng.
bu11t went away vithi the !wo when the
reainaing 11 prisoners took chat:.re
of .\lr. Sox. The risone'rs placed tic
liijired man in a huggy anld rushed
lim away for medic alid, those not
acc(omanying \i'. S x eporting im
mediately to tte stoCkade.
ITh'ae Verdict. of tihe co'oner's jry
was tlat .\lr. Fox 'ali to his diatti
from inis witil a shovel at "I
hands of Joe Watson and Adam Grif
GIVE WO31EN PLACES
O n e N a m i e d o n " Fg i tou r " ' "o f D e t e -
T'o lepresent. Districts.
Wichlita, Kanl., Apiril 22.--W~omni
had a large part in tie state Demno
erttie (onivention hi'e today. Not on
ly were a woman delegate and a wo
man alternate elected on 'the -hig
foii" delegates at large, but two wo
Men we'e among the 1 I delegates
elected by the districts and conflirmed
by the convention and three y'cr'
among the altefuates. The resolu
tions adopted also made mention of
the woman suffrage amendment and
prediction was made on the floor that
national suffrage would be a reality
In addition to commendation of the
record of the Democratic party in con
structive legislation and ludorseinent
of the league of nations, the resolu
tion adopted made special reference to
the .Democratic Iolicy of a bonus for
service nen; commended the amend
ment of the constitution to prohibit
liquors; condemned comipulsory mill
tary training, condemned legislation
abrogating the right of labor to bar
gain collectively; condemned the ad
ministration of Gov. Henry Allen as
being "self advertising" and Instruct
ed the delegates to, the national con
vention t'o vote as a unit in all ma
Delegates to the national convention
go in III ist ritedtel as to presidential ean
didates, it was dee(ed. The name of
William G. McAdoo was several tiiies
checreitd and that of Iryan once.
A letter frioml Presidlt Wilson to
Joltt .S1. louse, cel (ied today as dle
gate at large. settinga forthl tie leaglu
of nations as a calipaign issie, was
read to the convention. The president
"I ("n not help thinking that the
-arty is to he congrat I lted on the
fmot that if has come to a year of ex
eptional opportntility and dut1y. lhe
issue whici it is our Iuty to raise with
the votelrs of tlie country in volves;
nothing less than the honor of vhe
United States and lie redem lpti on
its most soleiini obligation: Its olIi -
gations to its asosciates in Ile g renu
waI and to mankind to whom it gave
the most explicit pledge tha it went
to war, not merely to 'win a victory
in arms 'hut also to follow up that vIe
tory' witi the establis Ih ment of such a
(oneit of nation,--, is wohll guaran
eoe thei permuaneice of a peace based
Col. San Amidon of W'cliita was
elected national comm itleeinan by ac.
The delegates at large ar: Mrs.
Caroline Drennan, Kansas City; .lou
ett S. Ilouse, Kinseyl, Former OCv.
George 1I. IHodges. Clatle, and Robert
W. Blair, Topeka.
The count ry muiist he prepared to
see the Democratic convention at an
Francisco nominate President Wilson
Ifor a third time, J. Ilamilton Lewis,
fornier senator from Illinois told the
convention in an address tonight.
"The country must be ready," he
said, "to see the convention at San
francisco :put Wilson as its candidate
before the nation as a protest against
the treaty of peace being tortured into
a pact of revenge on nations, as ,Pi
conse of murder of men, and command
for raids and invasionq upon 'oppress
ed and suffering peooles."
NO SIGNS OF MUTINY.
ShIpping (Board Investigating Sink
Ing of Quiduie.
Charleston, April 22.-Reprosenta
tives of the shipping board, here to
investigato conditions on tho (S. S.
Quidnic, which was towed into
Charleston Tuesday by the S. S.
Youngstown, stated today that many
rumors about the Quidnic were un
foutided, there having been no case of
mutiny aboard or evidence found of
liutior or "dope" being on the ship.
The vzssel developed engine trouble,
and t his was the basis of the inves
tigatI'n. There was also a shortage
of food during the last day or two
the steamner was en route, but thli
did tol prove a cause of special dis
contnclit aiong the Crew, and - was
prompytly relieved when the Quidnic
UWtle Girl Improves Rapidly When Given
ZIRON Iron Tonio.
Many mothers try one remedy after an
other, for the sufferings of their fittlie ones,
without apparently being able to find the
right one. If anything seems wrong with
.hs blood, or stomach, or if the child's
system is run-down and needs strengthen
ing, you may benefit by the experience of
Is West reland Tenn., mother, Mrs.
John F. An lea, who writes:
"My littl girl had a terrible skin disease
and her sto iach was in such a bad' condi
tion. Not ' g helped her, so we finally
srig, to give her Ziron.
, he hmproyqd so rapidly from the first
bottle, so we have given her two more.
She is much better.
Doat't try other remedies firstt Choose
Ziron fron the start. It has benefited
many p eopid stffering from poor blood
general weakness, loss of appetite and
pther sy niptonis which indicate lack of
ron in the blood.
Sold by druggists on a money-back
guarantee M I
Your Blood Needs
DOUBLE SEAL PISTON INUS FO AUTwOBIES AnE
We guarantee Double Seal Rings to give entire satisfaction
when a FULL SET is 'properly installed. If, within 60 days after
purchase, the user should beome dissatistled with the rings. we
will refund the money we received for them upon recei)t of the
rings. and the original invoice showing purchase. The rings salould
be returned through the chanieis received. Ask for "Keep Up
COLUMBIA SUPPLY COMPANY
823 WEST GERVAIS STREET, COLUAIJDIA,S. C.
That's Going to Save Us
Both Lots of Work"
POWER & LIGHT
LESS work for you in the house-clean safe lights all over
the place. And it's going to do a good many chores for
me about the barn too.
Everybody should have one of these outfits. How about
lighting your farm?
Write, P1-one or Call
G. C. WATTS, Mountville, S. C.
Agent for Laurens County
- - RCSNE
You Are Invited to Attend Clinton's Big
Jbiee Aniversay Day
SATURDAY, MAY 8th, 1920
Thousands Will Be Here for the Celebration (Old Anniversary Day) and You and Your Family are
Invited and Expected.
Aeroplane Free Barbecue Addresses Brass Band Base.Ball
Speaker of the Day---HON. GEORGE WARREN, of Hampton, S. C.
FREE BARBECUE--The City's Guests Will Be Served a Free Barbecue.
AEROPLANE---The City has secured an aeroplane for the day, and if you have never seen or ridden in one
here's your opportunity. Bring the little folks to see it.
CLINTON BIDS YOU WELCOME
You are invited for the big day. We extend the glad hand. You will enjoy the day. Come, make yourself at
home;'you will find the latch-string on the outside and so easy to pull.
DON'T FORGET THE DATE---SATURDAY, MAY 8TH. FOLLOW THE CROWDS
Something Doing a td My 8 h
Al a aturday, May 8th. om toSedRh a