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TABISHED 84!- N TWIER"Y, S. (.. TUESDAY, AUGUST 25. 1908. T YEAR
HORRIBLE STORY OF MURDER. Capture of Lee Green, Charged With the Murder of Surasky, the Jew Peddler, In Aiken County. Aiken,' August 21.-Lee Ireen, he alleged murderer of Surasky, the ew peddler, was brought to Aiken by Sheriff Alderman and posse last night about 9.30. Green was sur rounded and captured at his father's place, near Hawthorne, about twenty miles from Aiken. For several days two men of that section, Arthur Glover and West Cadden, have been on the watch for Green, and finally located him at his father's place. Early yesterday morning they telegraphed Sheriff Alderman that Green wps cornered and if he could come at once with a few men Green could be captured. Sheriff Alderman left Aiken about 12 o'clock with ten mon. Two of Surasky's brothers left here for the scene about the same time. The sheriff's party arrived at McClan's store, two miies from Green's house, at about 5 o'clock, where they found Glover and Cadden, who had slipped away to again communicate with the sheriff. Messrs. Glover and Cadden reported that they and Green had fired several shots at. one another during the morning and that they felt sure that he was still on the place. Sheriff Alderman, who now had about fifteen men, sont pirt of his force around to come in at the back of the place and he and the re maider of the party went to the house. Mr. Greei, the elder, was asked if his son Lee was at. home. He re. plied that his son was on the place, but he did not know where. The posse then searched all the buildings and it was at last discovered that Green was in the fodder loft of the barn. It was at first thought that the building would have to be ltirned in order to chase Green out, but the sheriff finally told Lee Green's brother to go into the barn and tell him that he had better give up. The brother went in and came out in few minutes with Lee's gun and a few moments later the man who had terrorized titt section for nearly a month walked out of the barn and gave himself up to .heriff Alderman. The gun Green had with him was a single-barrelled broech loader and his ammunition was shells loaded with bird shot. Green told the sheriff that he intended to give him. self up after a while, as he wvas not able to give bond and did not care to stay in jail so long. However, there is nio doubt that that immediate vicinity is feeling a great deal easier now that he and .the sheriff have finally made connec tion. Lee Greeun is a young man about 18 years of age, weighs about 175 pounds and is shout six feet tall, and is a powerful man for his age. He is saidl to be a bad character and a great trouble to his old fat her, who is one of the best ment of that. section. It is aid that Lce (Grein ,hot at a Jew peddler, named Levi, fronm Au gusta, not long ago, and stated at the time that lie did it just to see him run. He is also said to have threat ened to kill the next p)eddler that came to his house, as they always sold his wife goods, and1 he was never able to keep a cent of money in the house. Abram Surasky is said to have been killed while performing an act of courtesy for Green On the dIay of the murder Green had been t.o the mill and was at his honne on his horse, with his saek of meal and his double barrelled shotgun across the RP.dldle, just ahout t he time Surasky drove tip ini hi. wvagon. TIhins was about. 2 o'clock mn the aft erno< n. As ihne r ce-n ailig hted they shook hands, anrd Sntrasky' walked over to Gr eon's heroe and t hre'w the sack of meal nero ns his shoer I', and told Greene t hat, heu would caerry it tc the honse fo,r heim. Sarasky weelkedl towards the honse' snd whene he was about I wenty liv" cstops away Green shot hinm t wice in the back, but die] not. hurt him t, as the shot. probably all entered the sack of meal. nras ky turne'd and, throwing the sack down, lifted his hands above his head and begged Green not to shoot him. Surasky then saw Green reloading his gun, and so the peddler ran into the house, where Mrs Green was, and r begg9d her not to let her husband i kill him. It is said that Mrs Green ' pleaded for the life of the Jew, butl Green rushed into the house after him. 0 Surasky held Mrs Green between t himself and his assailant; and then c Green is said to have told his wife t that if she didn't get out of the way d he would shoot her. Surasky then i tried to run away, but Green shot e him twice in the back and brought 1 him to the ground, just outside of 1 the door. L The gunshots did not kill him, and Green then got an axe and chopped i him until life was extinct. He then il loaded the body on his victim's ii wagon and hid it in the woods, as t before reported. il The above story of the crime is c said to have been received direct C from a relative of Lee Green and is a thought to bi authentic. t It is said that George Toole is not crin-inally connected with the crime, 1 as was at first thought, but it is under j stood that he arrived at Green's house l just as the killing occurred and he t was afraid to tell of it. Toole is now L out of jail on $500 bail and it is a thought that he may be able to ti "prove out," as he said. H The party who went with Sheriff c Alderman from here and assisted in i capturing Green consisted of Messrs. I Wesley Royal, Monroe Vernon, Jim t Vernon, W. T. McCullough, Henry Howard, L. Craig, Paul Glover, T. 1 J. Harmon and John Kennedy. The j two Hurask) a went alone. C A BAD BLUiDER t Guest At White Stone Was Much Morti fled By Having Her Luggage Held Up and Searched. Spartanburg, August, 21.-The jewels 811d valuables stolen fron White Stone Springs continue an un solved mystery. Recently a guest from Chicago, stopping at the hotel, for several days, decided to go to Glenn Springs. She I could not secure accoimmodations there snited to her, owing to tho crowds of people at that place. She I returned to White Stone, and in a hurried manner decided to leave the hotel and go to the mountains. She< was in ill health. For a few days articles of jewelry were missing from a number of rooms on the south side, second floor, and I suspicion rested on her among some of the hotel people. She had her trunks ready for do parting, when an agent of 'roprie tor Harris approahed her and advised her to stay, relating the robbery in. cidenits. She was bent on going, and oftered to pay the expenses of the agent to this city where he could examine her trunks and grip. T[his wvas set. tIed on and( upon her arrival here a thorough search, instit uted subse quent to securing her written consent thereto, was entered into. TI'he result revealed the fact t hat she had not one of the missing articles in her possession. She is very much mortified and hurt at the treatment she received and proposes to stay here until the entire mat.teir is set tled. She is a memb)er of the Illinois Women's Press association, a mem ber of the Chicago chapter D. A IR. and a number of clubs, and is al. o a newspaper woman. Taken With Cramps. Wim. K rom.se, a member of the bridge gang workmg near Littleport was taken sudd(enly ill T~hursda y night with cr amps andl a kimd of cholera. uIs case was so severe that he had to have the imemb)ers of the crew wvait uplonl him and Mr. GifTord was called and consultedl. 1le told them he had a medicine in the form of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and D)iarrhoea Remedy that he thought would help him out, andl accordlingly several doses were administeredl w i the result that the fellow was able to be around next (lay. 'The incidenit. speaks quite highly of Mr. Gifford's medicines. -Elkader, Iowa, Agnus. This remedy never fails. 1(edp it in your home, it may save Ii fe. For sale by Wm. E. Pelhamn & Son and Prosper ity Denug Co. THE JAS. H. TILLMAN TRIAL. Large Attendance Is Predicted-Priso ner Has Unusual Liberty in Lex Ington Jail. A special to the Spartanburg Jour al from Lexington has the. follow 3g with reference to the Tillman rial and the prisoner's surround Igs: About a month hence it is expect d that this lIttle town will be enter iining the largest number of visit ra ever known in its history. The rial of Jas. H Tillman for the mur er of N. G. Gonzales in Columbia i set for that time, and it is gen rally believod, will be delayed no )nger. Almost 500 witnesses have een summoned to appear in this case y the opposing sides. All available space in the hotels as been engaged weeks since by iterested parties, and how the nmense number >f spectators sure ) be on hand will be accommodated i an interesting problem The last ensus gave the town something over 00 inhabitants. It, is thought that t least 5,000 will be here during bie trial. Meantime the prisoner occupies is cell in the Lexington County til. Sheriff Oaughman has made im as comfortable as possible, put ing him on the shady side of the uilding on the first floor near the heriff's own quarters and occasion. Ily permitting him to exercise him. elf by walking up and down the orridor. As a rule the sheriff does ot. lock the cell from the outside, ut leaves the lock for Tillman to urn if he so desires. Three times a (lay Mr. Marks, who s1ps a restaurant just, behind the il, can be seen bringing the prison. r his meals. Tillman sfates that he nds his quarters here pleasanter han those in the Richland jail, where he was imprisoned during ome warmii days of May and Juno. Many visitors attracted by curiof ty or other motives go to see the ioted prisoner. Sometime since hia vife and little daughter spent several lays in Lexington with relatives and nado frequent visits to the jail. )t-hers of his kinsfolk have been herc rom time to time. Tillinan's littlc iephew, a handsome boy of seven oi iight summers, is staying in the jail o wait upon his uncle and is said tc >) a general favorite with the prison %rs. Speculation as to the verdict in th( ~ase is almost useless. As stated bovo Mrs. Jas. H. Tilinan has rela ives in the town and also in th ~ounty, and p)eople feel much rea ympat.hy for' her. It is doubtfuli he same feeling exists in her hus >and's case. The11 belief of all thosi vho have read the newspapers and saro to express themuselves is tha hle act was genuine' murder anm blould be punished. At the samn imo it should1( be rememberen tha Senator Tillmnain has always had 1 arge followving im the county, what over h' 3 nephew's following was, aum lhat thIiis fact is alImost sure to in luence some jurymen. So,.far sent imnt does not seem t< bave crystalized, but it will be5 a sur prise if Tlilbinan is. esther acquitte< or sentenced to be hanged as a re RuIt of this trial Not a few look fo a mistrial and t hen another applici tioni for hail. A dispatch from Wilmington), D)el rep)orts that t he receiver of the B&' State Gas comipauny, of D)elawre, ha filed a b)ill of complaint, in the U. circuit court against J. Edward At (licks, thle notorious Riepub)lican po itician, and others, alleging fraudi connect ion with a transaction ii volving thie stock of the compan; said to he valued at $75,000,000. Sick Headache. '"For several years my wvife wt t.ronbIledl with wliiat physicians call( sick headache of a ve*ry severe chara< ter'. She dloctoredl with several cm nent. p)hysicianis andl at a great exp)ens only t.o grow worse until she was tu abl1e to (do any kind of work. A bout year ago she began taking ChaLmbe lain's Stomach and Liver Tlable Cts at t.oday weighs more than she ever' d before and is real well,'" says Mr. Ge E. Wright. of New Londlon, Newv Yor1 For sale by Wmn. E. Peclham & Son ai Prosperit.v I)r, Co. AT OYSTER BAY. The President's Rteception of the Ambassa dor from Ruritania-A Strenuous Reception. Utica Observer. It was a warm, midsummer day at Dyster Bay, and the President was 3eated on the shady veranda of Saga more Hill, when his secretary ap proached, accompanied by a man of unmistakable foreign aspect. Be bind the-two came a half dozen men 3arrying bulky bundles. "Mr. President, I have the honor Lo introduce Baron Blob von Hind most, the ambassador from Ituri. Lania.'" "Dc-lighted to meet you, Blob; how's your lnuscle?" "I have the honor to represent the King of iunritania as special ambas. 3ador at Washington, and I can ,hrow you three times out of five, 3atch as catch can, Graeco Roman, >r any other fashion." "I am greatly pleased to welcome Ahe representative of my dear and great friend the King of Ruritania, Amd-say, come down cellar till I ihow you my new bowling alley." "I am commanded to convey to your Excellency the assurance of my sovereign's most distinguished con 3ideration, and do you prefer four or eight ounce gloves y" "I cherish the kindest regard for the people of luritania, although I I know there isn't a man in the whole blOei-ing round up who can stand one, two, three with me handling a lariat." "In nothing do the Government and pooplh of Ruritania count them selves more fortunate than in the friendship of the Government and people of the United States; but at the same time I can give you cards and spades and beat you at domi noes.," "it is my most, ardent desire that the amicable relations now existing between your country and mine shall be porpotuated and strengthened; and n oantinme I will run you a two mile race with 500-yard handicap." "I am part.icularly charged to use my best efforts to promote mutual peace and prosperity, and I'll bet my hat against a peanut that I can kick higher than you can." "You will please convey to your sovereign the assurance of my grati lication at welcoming such a distin. guished representative of Riuritania; only please ask him to pick your suc cessor fromn my own eiss. You're only a welter-weight and Ilam in the heavy-weight class." "In closing I beg your Excel loey--" "Cut it out, cut it out! I've stood all of that sort of stuff I propose to. Come on back of the balrn). I want to put a few notions in your head of the manner ini which an amb)assador in Washington conducts himself. Got your guns?' The ambassador signals to the men with' the queer bundles and the party disappears. And presently the soundl of musketry is heard, whmilt discreet neighbors seek their bomb proof cellars. . Week End Rtates From points on the A tlantic Coasi Line to Seaside Resorts, tickets on sak Saturdamy, goodl ret.urning includini': Mon (day following, attractive schedules;, un sLIrpassedl service Summer Touris Tikt to Miountain and Seaside Resort; limited for return passage to Octobe 31st on sale until September 30th. For full p)art.iculars, rates, etc, ca on f'icket Agents or write, W. .J. CRAIG, General Passenger Agent II. M. EMERSON, Traflic Manager Wilmington, N. C. Violent Attack of Diarrhoea Cured by Chamn berlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoca ' Iemedy and Perhaps a Life Saved. "'A short time ago I wais taken witl a violent attiack of dliarrhoea andl believ, I would( have (lied if I had niot gottel relief," say,s .John ,J. Patton, a leadini citizen of Pat.ton, Ala. ''A friend re commended Chamberlain's Colic, Chol era and D)iarr-hoea Remedy. I bough a twenty-five cent bottle and after tak4 ing t.hree (loses of it was entirely cur-e< I conisidler it, thme best. remedy in thm wVorldl for b,owel complaints."'' For sal by Wm-. E. P'elham & Son and Prospem it.v 1h,nr (o. AMBRICAN BOAT TAKES FIRST. The Reliance Defeats the Shamrock III on Saturday-Lipton Still Has Great Hope. New York, August 22.-In a splen did twelve to fifteen:knot breeze over a windward and leeward course of thirty miles the gallant sloop Roli ance to day beat Shamrock 11I in commanding style by exactly nine minutes, actual time, or seven min. utes and three seconds after deduct ing the one minute and fifty seven seconds, which the defender concedes to Sir Thomas Lipton's third chal longer on account of her sailing plan as at present measured. It was a royal water fight for the ancient trophy which carries with it the yachting supremacy of the world, and by a strange coincidence the first victory in the cup series of 1903 occurred on the fifty -secoud anni versary of the day on which the old schooner America captured it in her famous race around the Isle of Wight. The reliance beat the British' boat three minutes and twenty four sec in the thresh to windward, o,d five minutes and thircy-six seconds in the run down the wind. THE NAUTICAL SHARPS, who had already made up their minds on Thursday that. the Reliance could take the measure of the challenger in any kind of weather, regard to day's test as conclusive, although they hardly anticipated so overwhel ming a victory. The race even dampened tho ardor of Sir Thonms, who insisted, aftep Thursday's fluke that his confidence in the beautiful craft designed by Fife was greater than ever. Still, like a true sports man, hq does not acknowledge defeat and hopes for better Iick next time. The single criticigu he and his friends make of to-day's race is that the only shift of the wind which oc curred was to the advantage of the defending yacht. As this shift of the wind occurred on the windward beat, even granting that it accounted for Reliance's lead at the turn, the time the defender gained on the run home was more than ample to have given her the race. It mst be con ceded, however, that the Shamrock showed herself a wonderful boat in beating to windward; perhaps tho ablest craft in this respect ever sent across the western ocean on a cup hunting expedition. Twelfth Attempt to Lift Cup. The schooner yatch America won the cup in a race arouo.1 the Isle of Wight, from a fleet of English schooners and cutters on August 22, 1852. Yesterday's race was the 13th contest for the trophy. The cup is valued at 100 gnineas. it is in the form of a :'ilver pitcher and is 27 inches high, 36 inches in circum ference and wveighs 11 pounds. It now has no botton. It is kept in the Tiffany vault., New York. The cup is offered to the world-"Come and1 take it if you can.'' August 1870, .James Asbury's English, schooner Syacht champion, tried for it. In 1876 the Canadian countess of Dufferin was beaten by the Ameri. .can. Madeline. r In 1881 the Canadian Atalanta ,was beaten by the American sloop Mischief. In 1885 Sir Richard Sut.toni's .,ienesta was beaten by the Boston y yacht Puritan. is In 1886 William HIenn, an Irish 3. man, tried with Gialatea and was 1. beaten by the Mayflower. 1. In 1887 the Scotch came with the n Thistle, owned( by James Bell. T1he .American beat her. ~, In 1893 Lord Dun raven camse over wvith Valykrie II., and was beaten by the Vigilant. lai 1805 Lord Dun raven, chal leniged aLgaini with the Valykrie Ill. D)e dfond'er heat her. In 1899 caeiui Hir Thomas Lipton with Shamnrock I. C'olumbnia boat ~-her. r In I 901 came Sir Thomias agauin dI with Shamirock I I. Columiia won. . I.recmSir TIhornais agi,in <. the t hirteeuith Iconitest wvith Shamrock 1(l II GENERAL NEWS NOTES. Items of More or Less interest Condensed Outside the State. A granite monument marking the site of the birth-plaen of President Cheater A. Arthur was dedicated at. Fairfield, Vt , last week. One man was killed and another fatally injured in it trolley car aectc dent, at Braddock, Pa, Thurtday. The car ran away on it stuep grade. It is reported that, Gormniy'm finan ces are bad and that Baro Thiiehman retired from tohe treaVury depItartmeit, because of hiH inilbility to Imlaiige the situation. John Ellsler, fat hor of iEllie EAllsor, the actress, and tle asHocittie of 1oe Jefferson, and himself at venit itc tor, died in New York on Pridikay att the age of eighty two. Dick Childs, it young whito painter of Columbus, Cia., (onilitted miicido last week by twaillowig laudanum. He had attempted sulicido it least a dozen times before. The Mobile vemel John11 . Stan hope was losti in the great Wvest. In dian hurricane but the crow were picked up by a paitig veiiol ind brought safely into port. Eleven promiieint, white plantors of Poynsett county, Ark., have boon arrestedon a charge of whitoecappiting. The negroes omployed at. a saw mill in the county were recently forced to leave under throatH of violence. United States Sonator Ni. S. (4uty in an interview given out imt. vook while the Snator was inU PittHlbulrg Bays that inl hit o)illiol h1liH State, Pennsylvania, will Hupl)ort President Roosevelt it. the naitiorl conveinion next year. The Citizens' National Bank of Beaumont, TOX , lt gone into the hands of it receiver on acouit of lossea amiounting to about $2t0,000t, caitted by loitmr to its preidint, It. Oliver, and nterpriteH inl Whii he im interested. The Salem Woolen1 ImillH and Salem Pantti factory, it Roanoke, Va., were destroye by firo Friday night. The loms Was about $100, 000. The fire started from it lan. tern of the night. watcliman colming in contact. with oime voibustible matter. A negro wi lynched it lalifax, N. C., oin Thurm(lay iight for it saulting ond then bruttlly murder. ing an 13 year-old white girl. After murdering the girl tihe negro tied up the body in it satck anrd plaIced in the sttalese of Capt. Griflith, he r grand-fither. T1he negro con fesed. The 0. A. IR. encitmnprnent it daiin Francisco ad(joiuned oin Friday. J. C. Black wast choen ennunaindt(e'r in chief, and1 thle peisioni rig of vet eratns of 02 yeatrs of age wiae fiavoredl ill a resolution. GIrouet,iings were ex changed bot wenn, Comnumitider lactk, of tihe 0. A. It., itrid Coninanuder . B. Gordon, of tihe Confederte Veterans. TIhe coloial oflice iat I andoni~i hait received1 detilsh of thre (1est1ruit iori ol the town of llurmiu, in No rtheirn Nigeriat, A frient, by it Britishi force of thirty whites and live hundil(re( naitivee. T'he enemykV'si 10os WitH i( killed, atnd t hie Brit ichi loss w as I killed itnd $2 wVoundied1. -Miss Kniiina Strickhilnd, a beauti fiul 18 yearr ob(1 girl liIvi rig nionl Lit hit Sprinugs, Gae., wiae criminall i1 assaui ul by it negro man on F"ridayt An atngry mob01 pu reod itald cap tured the negro, and( at lynching wa only preventedl by the fiathier of tht young lady pleadinig t hat the law bi allowed to take its course. President ltoosevelt, hats writ.toe to the hieiads of tihe viariousc depart monte of Ithe goverrrenit sing I that it wvill be his policy to rocogiivz no11 uiioni amoneflg tire empl~oye.s. Than iho hasi' no objection to lie empilroy Sbeirng miembiers of a uiinin, "buthn, rnle's or resoluition of that unrioni cia t be perm ittbed to oveerrido the Jaw -of thle Uniited Stait es, wvhich iti (e mly swont duty to enforce,'' anid Ither Swill be nto dliscritiitationi betweo I unioni and nton nioin mnntm,-ye SOUTH CAROLINA NIEWS. Items of More or Less Interest Condensed In the State. Governor Heyward has gone to Lexington, Va., where he will spend a week resting. The work of rebuilding the do stroyed mills in the Pacolet valley is progressing rapidly. The negro conference to discuss lynching and its causes will be held in Columbia on Tuesday. A second mistrial has been ordered in the ltichland club case in Colm.m bia. It is said the vo e stood 5 to I in favor of the club. 'Iom Dawkins and 1d Bomar have boon indicted in Spartanburg county for appropriating cloth captured in the Pacolet valley during the June freshots. )nring an electric stormin on St. Helena Island, near Buford, several days ago two little negroes woro killed while in bed asleep. They were looked in each other's arms. A negro woman has been arrested at Beaufort for drawing pension Tnoney fraudulently. At her mother's death she assumed her mothor's name and has drawn about $600. A man by the name of Turner is held in custody at Fort Mill, having broken the switch lock and turned the swich at Catawba river siding Wodnesday evening. l-o is adijndged isano. ''lie horribly mutilated body of a negro man wias found in an old field niear the Arkwright. mills, in Spar tanburg County, last week. The man had ovidently been nurder' d and robbed. lion. S. (. Folk, a prominent mor. chant, and farmer of lamberg, has shipped the second bale of the soa Ron to Charloston. Mr. Folk some timo ago shipped the first balo to Augusta, receiving 20 emnts a pound for it. A negro woman of Saluda county was ibrutally murdered on Saturday in her home near Donnys. A neigh hor heard the woman scream and saw a ma1n11 jumll)p out of the window, anld it is supposed Ie connitted the crinle. Nlilton Jones, a 16-yoar-old white boy, of Sumter, who with throo com panionIs was beating his way to Co lumbia on a freight train last week, was killed at Congaree. The boys were discovered by a brakeman who told themt to get dIown as soon as the train slowed dlown. TJhe boy at tempted to get off before the traini sto pped. TIhe solicitor is looking into the matter of the drowning of J. it Nornman, who lost his life in Catawba river', having fled fromt the pol1icoman at Fort mill on account of a ditlicul ty which he had with his father-in law inmmediately after hais tnarriage. The piol icemaui puracied hi m with a bloodhound outsidlo thme city limite, thus1 exceed ing hiis authority. The pol1icenman climns lhe triedl to call back his dlog after passing (ieIn iits. LOlRh SALISIRlY IN NO MOltli. The linmd of Thei l)istingushed lritishm Statesmanm Was Feaceful and Free From Pain, Lonmdon, Aug. 22.--Lord Salisbury died peacefully at 9) 05 o'clock to r night. D)urinmg the palst 48S hours thec oni( wats soon to be inovitable, ,the great framti of Englanid's ex po .mier being sustained only by thme sconstant use of oxygen. E'venm thle administration of oxygen failed of soon after the shadows had crept uip from the valley anid ensibarouded the dnll red wvalls of Hlatfild houts,, -the (list inguished st atesmani~ making i the last effort of his life, tu rneid ' sl ighatly towards his favorite dangha tter, Lady (iwendoline Cecil, who Swas kneeling besido himt, and1( then a quiiet ly breathled his last. Li Viscont Cranbore, who now as Ssumos thme title of Marquis of Salis " bury, immnediately riot ified King 1~d. 0 w ird and1( Quon Alexandra, thie n Prince anid P'rincess. of WVales and others.