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   Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - October 29, 1930, Aiken, South Carolina                                 I Nearly every family in Aiken County reads Ute Journal and  Review.  ®ht fotmial and Benim)  No Paper Published in this Locality Equals the Journal and Review's  Circulation in Aiken County  8 PAGES  VOL. 60-NO. 44 -  AIKEN. S. C. WEDNESDAY. OCTOBER 29. 1930  ALBERT FLOYD WY OF MURDER  DARNELL(LEARLD OF CHARGE  Manisr Ca** Occwpi** Attention of Court This Week. Ofter Coart Proceeding*  $2.00 a Yew—Sc a Gip  Biedler Case  Before Court  Stat* Find* Opposition to Tam  . ’ Claim  .South 't ar*»lIna vmountetfcd -coat* diderabte opposition from several members of the kupreme court In Washington on Thursday daring aryl) ment of its claim of tho right to impose a tax on the estate of Fran cia Bridler of Chicago, because of debts  WOMEN’S MEETING HEID FRIDAY  The case against Albert Floyd and Floyd Darnell, charged with the mur-Ste of Howard Bell, who WU kilted I  h , B by  thT W«^Riv,r Cyp at Clearwater on Sept. 2»th, was taken up Monday afternoon, A special venir* of jurors had to be called before the jury was selected.  The following extra juror* were drawn: Henry Carpenter, F. H.  Feaster, W. B. Cook, A, L. Feaster,  S. B. Redd, H. W, gargle, H. P.  Franklin, Clint DeVore, W. H, Mar-<fhant, E. J. Outx, Graniteville; H.*  G. Anderson, G. N. Collier, W E.  Willie, Eugene Rankin, J. P. Herron,  Aiken.  Toe case is one pf horrible details and the court room was crowded with spectator! who have followed the recital of the details.  AT THE PARISH HOUSE  Representative* from 8* nu bm,, tearful*, Blackville, Hampt OR, ken, Edgefield and J ok na ton  Al-  Ai-  The Western district, conference  of the South Carolina Federation of  Women'* Club* were held in Aiken    .... ..    .    ,    ...    | on Friday, at the St Thaddeus’  rcss Lumber company at Eutawville, nun en {j    Parish House. The m^pHng wa* called  Th* dtal* thermo* J SVaaar I Von  l °  0rdtr 10:30  ®’ cl(,ck - Miss Zena The,tate. through J. hruer Lyon.,,,     Joh   showed the lumber company was ... .    ., .    '    ,    .  owned by Biedler and insisted that J* 1 '.' JTN  Ht 1     !?**.  the burine.. of .he cAmpsay WU so *"*  J '  M P “ tWr * 0n '  ot  AH.nd.le,  4-H Club Membw. SCHOOL BUILDING Young Boy Killed  *  A ‘ **  Fair 1  AT CLEARWATER  A ‘ BumettoWB   Two Hundred and Nineteen Member* and Lender* In Party.  The largest .group of 4-H Club members over attending the State Fair from Aiken County in a body a.'taemfcled last Friday morning on the State Capital steps to meet their  FOR COLOR ID PEOPLE Building it of Vamper Brick Cen-  Hit by an AwuunobkL Driven by  Mr*. C. 0, Woad * Ac* ideat  tf»*THidahI*    r  taming Four *5.500 OO  Room* end Coat  ...ta. a...* r i    *.    f  A ntw  whooi building has just  h^Lrr^    T’    ’fomptetsd n.ar fle.rw.t.r  Ta T^. y 'T r t ""> 1     No.    75    fur    colored  The party consisted of 219, who  peop j-  made a trip through the State Capi-    ’  On Saturday morning Mrs. C. 0. Wood, while driving to Augusta, struck little Julian Stigler, xix year  "AUNT LUCIA”  MAKES BIG HIT  THREE FINE P K RE OR MANC ES  Piny fur Hospital Bring* Out Large •rad Appreciativ* Audience*  Aunt Lucia' collegiate comedy, old son of Mr. and Mrs. Jetson Seig-; * or  benefit of the Aiken County ler, at Burnettown. The child wan  :  Hospital and Relief .Society, was rushed to the Aiken hospital, but    promoted before audiences, Monday  died shortly after hia arrival.     and  Tuesday evening that filled tho  The little boy ran from behind    J  A ‘ ken  Theatre, It was one of tho  K. D.    Smith, together with the local     11 lwk and in front of  the ear     m,,at  ‘'nterttuning homo presented  ,  n    n     .....    board    of trustees, consisting    of    Mr.     driv#n b ?  Mr *    Trying to    *^ r «w*tion* ever put on in Aiken.  * I , J*Ideit of  Agbm M  chairman and Mr. Manley  avoid  bitting the child Mrs. Wood  h was a     from    the time  e . ae    air,    I aul V. Moore, Secre-  an(J Mr  Beard saw the need    of    bet- | dro?e ber car into a  faoce. Miss    **•  curtain w »* raised until the end.  sister of Mrs.    ^ w r«nce Murden was extremely  (pupils and surfed a movement to  Wood '  wa "  in {hi '  , * ar -  and  *&• was f  funn >  in  the part of Jerry, or Aunt  tai and State Office Building, then journeyed to Die State Fair grounds  Th* County Superintendent, Mr.  UM rn, hi. „„ „    IT*    £*22    Z    w    IT    E    I~     schno1  “  ,or  - •—  Fr, " cM  * ta ~'  place him in business in the afrete.  1     *    “  building; the result was that  cul ln  * c cident.  Lucia as he was by accident forced  PPH nitete. — - -    nu*_|® n    occoont    of  >HneM was unable to  th ®  lfroup b * for * **i ^banded in- , Rot ______  let, told the ^counth^esUU had ^ SLT"!.'  Mr *’_ *7,  T \  11 '  Si ^ ffer * j Ubite wd" t^mtoy."'^ 4 th * **'l ih "  Ju!iu(i  Rosenwald Fund agreed ta .  ( ’ 0T,rtier Tarvpr h “ ld an     on    ; to     ‘Arsonate    the    rich    aunt    af    Bet  ■ » .    .    ..    'Iof Walterboro, a director of tin*  paid taxes in Illinois and to the » „. w     ...    _  . ,    ,    7    .    .    _    .     L     ,    .Southern (listnet, was a guest at the  federal government and insisted that    . _  South Carolina had no right to at-  1 enn ''  *    ... I, , .    , , cr     Among state officers and heads of  tempt to collect about $65,000    on    the     A     .    ,  i . n- j.    . t    * *    ,    departments present    were Mrs.    Fred  mere ground that Biedler    had    loaned    ,    * ..    .  q    ..    Levi.    of Mimter, treasurer:    Mrs.  money to a South Carolina corpora- , i „    ,    ,    .  tteh. S.v.r.1 member, of the court    ^    “/    ,'fen,  Mr. M.mie Hell, wrfe ut the 4ea.l*,, k ,„|     whick    ind ic.tea    that    L I*!!,    ,    ” -   man teitified Monday .fttrnoon.  th , y l0 „ k tW , „ mp vi „    II. K. Ihem.s of H.Iterboro, ch.tr-  She    said    she    was    SI    yearn    of    age,    ——_  man     ‘iterators and    rsciprocy;    Miss  and moved, to Clearwater from    Green-    ! introduced who testified    that    the     Wl1     ^ ou Gra >'  ,,f     chair-  ville. Her husband was a machin-1 reputation of Mrs. Bell was bad. “*11 education; Mrs. A. C. Jones,  tat; .he knew Albert Floyd .nj Floyd  1     A, the defense re.led it. Cate the!°J    ***^1* ?■£"?"„,    " r '  Mr ”'    tion, M.    C. Hteer Prinein.1    M.mett.  Hornell. Sh. -id Alb„t Floyd     ...... ,.e n-.n —    •* *»«. of tHorkvUle.    chatrmon    ^    Ho^iZTd '  The attendance included both Club members, Leaders and parents, who accompanied their children on the trip, which was rn follows:  Eureka ......______     32   # Jackson ,......     ga  Merry Oaks .    33  Monetta    62  New Holland    24  Talatha-Hawthorne    38  Among the teachers and leaders were: K. D, Smith, Supt, of Edura-  said Albert Floyd ' attorney for Darnell again asked, .    ... ..    ..    .    _    ,  came to her houae at 8:30 and call- ^at the charges of accessory after )’. U .  111 J ' ‘  rs '  ameR  -Bt Hart, ed her out and UM her that he was the fact be dismissed, as no evidence . wlumbia. chairman of co-opera-going to WH her huabnnd. They  was     the    court    to sustain this 1 ^ 0 w,th  #   w "     Mrs '  went into a tool house in the garage . ch g r ge. Judge Sease directed a ver-1    ° f „    • ^ chi,inY,an of   and waited for 3**11. After about ,|i ct  of not guilty as to Darnell. R.     £     ’    E. Duncan of  an hour’s wait.Bell drove    into th© i D. Stone, Esq., of Greenville,    who    I ,    ,  C *' pr< * idrnt   garage and Floyd    beat him    over the represented Floyd and Solicitor    both     ffderatio "* brought a message    to    the  head with a piece    of iron.    She said j made speeches and the, Caro went  t0     I  w,)nit * n .    begging them to formulate  that she did not    -holler,    because Uhe jury about 5 p. rn.     an  * m    l ’ oua  Program  New Holland School, Mrs. L. C. Eu banks, Local Leader Merry Oaks Club, Miss Bone, teacher Eureka school, Miss Brown, teacher Blleti-nf  f he  ferhool »  and Wis * T.rt*ene, teacher Talatha-Hawthorne school.  with composition  Floyd threatened to kill her. Floyd The jury returned a verdict at then got into the car with the dead j 5:80 and found Albert Floyd guilty  Mrs- Duncan enumerated many of the outstanding accomplishments of the  man and drove off, and she did not’„f murder. He will probably’ sen-1 f ® dwatl ® n and  challenged the wo-ae# him again. She stated that she teared to death to-day.     m ‘ n l °  up to their p * 8t rw ‘ or,i -  had been intimate with Floyd for!      *     A    taIk    on     Miss    Wil  about seven years.    j On Monday morning the following  Uu Gru> '-  r, ‘c°gni7ed as one of the  Dr. J. I. Green testified as to the extra jurors wert drawn; W. ending educa.ionai worker* 1^ Amer-cause of death, and said Bidi died Gargle, R. 0. Bullock, S. lip Swim,  U ' U '  W * S ’  118 u>ua , u    ,nh l >ira *  from a fractured skulL    'H. W Dixon, C. W. Randall, T. J.  !, °f: ,    .  Yesterday morning about    t*    »    u...i.—    n—* vocal solos were rendered by M  R. W. Dixon, C. W. RandaU, T, J. twenty j Senti, E. It. Busbee, Graniteville; J. witnesses were examined and a num- M. Venning, Montmorenci; Herman  B. D. t arter, of Bamberg, and Mrs.  i *** *    » a    i'tuuviiAvf viivi $ a. ax, a 1 * 1 ca > 1 T.s    Ai    g    a *1    —,  ber of them testified that they had n. Hebo, ll. R. Ashhurst, P. T. Bui-     ey ’     (,f    Alk<>n ;     w, ‘ re   Mrs. Elmore Henderson, of Aiken.  A luncheon was tendered tho delegates and vititing clubwomen at the Hotel Henderson by the hosti'^s clubs, the Student club and Civic league.  seen Floyd* car at Clearwater, and'iey, Robert Willis, J. T. Wise, S. G,     accompanK?d  *‘t    the pmm.    by Mrs.  others testified to the fact flat Flbyl^Pag* and A. P. Meeks, Aiken.    Henry Henderson,    of I antberg, and  came out of Bell’s premises with a The first case called wa* The State man in Bells car.    vs    Bunk Stigler and Millie Jackson.  Darnell was seen at Attaway's charged with housebreaking and Jar-filling station, and another witne>s ce ny and receiving stolen goods, testified that he left shoes at & i These two colored boys were charg-house ;n Greenville with blood on ,.3 with breaking into the store of them.    ;J. M. Brown, Aiken me!*chant, last  Tlu^ State finished its case just July and stealing a quantity of mer-before the noon hour and James E. jchandise. They were found guilty Taylor, Esq., who represented Dar-| 0 f receiving stolen goods and were nell a-'ked for a direct verdict as to sentenced to eight months each on his client, as there was no evidence !the chain gang.  produced against him. The Solid-1 The case against Gerald J. Olyer,    Manley Jenkins  tor resisted the motion, and recited charged with violation of the prohi-    sworn says:  North Augusta  Plays on Friday  North Augusta football team will play the Jay Birds on Kalmia grounds on Friday afternoon at i bit) o'clock, This is a conference rarn> a I if Aiken wins then Denmark n t In- played N'ov    ! \it •.  wins both contests, we will be champion- of the loth district.  The public should attend this game and help the boy to win by their support.  (leo. \, (’oilier; Keeper of Pill* {ll. J. W amoke; Goat Leader, I*’. K. Collum; Goat Watch, C« M. Weeks; Field Goat Watch, Fred W. Booth; ' ave G..at U’utrh, C F. Richardson; Ram T. L. Woodward.  in from th" public «*],*•.>• od the  1 hc  1  ' r ‘ i '  r  ", l ,,lm " v ,h “  ground of the Jr 0. U. \ M , and  state.  J It in covered  j shingle* and the interior is ceiled with wood ceiling and painted a j pleasing color, suitable for a build* j ing of this character, and can be  BIRTH OF DAUGHTER  Born to Mr. and .VU .  r  man on Saturday, (L: bi • la ughter.  Hall ith, ;  CONFESSIONS IN THE COTTON STEALING CASE.  Affidavit of M*nley Jenkin*  Personally appeared before me who being duly  nett drove his cur and led t,lo way t© where the cotton was stolen. We rolled the. cotton to where the truck was on the main highway aud Mr.  the evidence produced. Judge Seas© . billon law was called next, C%er On Monday about noon Mr. Ben- Bi nnett helped us load the cotton n dismissed the charge as accessory  1S  (he man who drove an automo-! nett came to me and a ked me t i go the truck. When tho truck was before the fact, but directed that 13],. into Aiken with 300 quarts (if on  a  little trip with him that night, loaded both the truck and Mr. Berith* charges of accessory after the whiskey and was arrested near the This was at his filling station. I  nett ’ s ,ar lf,ft  shout th# same time fact be given to the jury.    j    county hospital. He was out on a told him I would go with him. Mr.  ; ’ l * t  b'd ‘he way. I did not know  Floyd on the Stand    $500 bond and was not present. The    Bennett.    Norman New: n, George    when w. were to    go from there    We  The defendant Albert Floyd, was J u O' returned a verdict of    guilty    William,    Jaint Butler and myself    had gone just a little way when    the  the first witness fgr^the defense. In ^ within a few minutes.    were on    this trip together. They    ‘rock commenced    back-firing.    We  cold blooded details he told the story Rachel Minor, a familiar    charac-    picked me up between Mr. Bennett’*,    stopped and went    hack to when    tne  of how he killed Bell. He said he ‘® r > better known as Rachel Blake- house and up-town. I rod© in Mr. truck teas, We then let tho ti was 38 years old and was a farmer, ly* plead guilty to two charges of Bennett's car with him. Norman drive ahead and just a little lr .et On Sept. 2'Jth, with his brother-in* I violation of the prohibition law. She Newton and George Williams. Mr. ‘he truck stopped. We then tied law Floyd Darnell, he started out was fined three months or $lB0 each Bennett’s car led the way and drove  1 !, * ri  (bain to the front he to locate a farm which he desired ’ n  ‘he separate cases. I he fine straight to where the cotton wa ,  rm 'k *nd th* real of Mr. I nett  contribute a portion of the nocea-, Sunday and th ® witnesses testified  sy - detained from coming to th© old sary funds if the county and state     tbal    lbe     bident was    unavoidable-    |    foiled* fref the home coming day.  I would furnish s eertsin amount and    *T-    -I    Numerous amusing things took place  he district would furnish the balance, ; LOCAL CAVE IMPERIAL    before Jerry was released from fa-  all of which was agreed to and the j ORDER ORF GOATS FORMED  mu,t  *«*»* made a most convinc*  building ha* been turned over to th©    .    —-„    * ri>r an( *  a “ rac ‘' v 4 Aunt Lucia”, and  board by Mr. R. 0. Walker who was f* ^ riday '  (,ct '  J7, th *' I'upcr-; made the audience rosr with laugh-th** contraster of Perry, g. C,    ' nI     '     tV< ‘     < ' <!at,,  ^ rom Au R Uvt »*  1<?r at  his wit and clever speeches.  The building is a frame building     lh *  I,aderehi P  ()f  Ltipenal The baby pageant which opened  with brick veneer containing four    ,     p    r<i '     J '  C    Til,ley *    < )r K“n'«*d «•(    ‘h* abow was a charming opcode,  rooms, two of which can be opened     1     '  avt *‘  th ‘‘     folldwin ‘f officer*    ^bich featured Mrs. Laurie Croft,  for un auditorium, It is modern in  b '’ m *  dwted , :    Sheplwrd *     11    A -     dliini; “K ;  ^ ad ®r. 'The opening act  construction, and the class rooms are .  <UM *V  Jr,;  ^brpherd, P. T. Bailey;) of the play was marked by ensem-of standard size and properly light-' Vict '- h<  ‘ ,h ‘ !l ' d ’ ^  W  Widener; Chap- bl© .singing of popular songs, lead by  ed, all of which is approved by the     1 ’,,^ nb * r:     ° f     "  Hi ‘ !! “ ntim ‘;  Miss Lillian George was the winsome niece ef-Aunt Lucia and Mias Nana Clark, took th© rol® of her chum. Everett Edgerton and Norman ‘ u 11 ti rn were two lovelorn students, who discovered the impersonation of the rich old lady but could • In I, ithing about it.  Mr*. L. Wi Boykin was Ferry's sweetheart, and gave her unfortu Hate boy friend son)© ,u*( ob'^ing moment* which fit* could do nothing nix sit   1  he iest ,f the cast was north I mare titan parsing mention aud handled their parts well. Hits* Mary IMtook the part of the frivi-•us Dean Howard in love with th© eccentric Prof, Gaddis, played by Rev, Bendy, of Newberry. Tracey Hit** ana Dr. Muinnvy were ct diet**  J * it, and Mr. Neal, of Newberry Wft- tile college shit k.  G'c rg< Durban and Miss «'■•*'    I 1 ) and Mis, S. a more  *Ui t of ! cc i ■dime ar.ii wit.  Matijdif J '.va a ‘-big Putti r am mon and I'.. S. < ndt carr ed I in  ! 1 1 Die fir nor of Hick, one of coll. go -tmh ut s.  n.I ap;, inu-ira! and dancing num- ! "-f - pre en!i d bi' - een acts by the girls chorus were well presented.  I rn- (' lapper* chorus created the rim <t fun of the evi ning, A long list ot business men, impersonating well known characters, grotesquely attired, tripped a crow the stage and th. n appeared together in chorus.  I he flappers i-hnrug alone was wt i! worth the price of admission, 'bout® I fit! local people t...k part in tile play, which was under the ■Lf' timi of Mi-- I ria M nett I>eYitt of til.- I'iiiver al pi .during t'.impany ct l-'a i rf re Id, la. T !  < dn. etui proved thorough, eflieioiit, energetic and :: re !i-.s i n her pre pa rat mn of the I .‘V and drilling Hie many rharoc-  way to Augusta, Ga., soon after you • pa .a Clearwater.  The County Suporinti ndent, and the board of trustees ar well a the j color*' t people have reason to fee! proud of the building, and are to be cot  ;  r ;p alate I.   1  Mr. J. ll. Johnson. A^rioted, Ai ken was tin supervi inc architect t The burldtr- cm' including furnish inn. about $5,50(1,00.  Aiken Flower Show Highland Park Hotel  membership in good standing in one of it council- is pre-requisite for membership in the Goats.  X 1 ! tile members of Che Imperial Cave if Goal N >. 5, are req a it* d to meet at the Ta.m an ll ill tonight not later,than 7 o'clock .for the porno e f att' tiding tho District meet mg inMuuu ta.  Burley Brooks Makes Escape From Gang  Novi  land  .f ti.  a1!  >n<  he held all ’ if 111  .ti  fl  i .'ii will Im* th* 1  !  <  1 1 again, tin augh I th* management wi * spacious foyer and ho of the Highland Park Hotel.  I).i..r - w .ll I..* omened for e'thflnt im t» a. rn. till Id noon. No < x wilt be received after that  I Hut Ii >ur.  X un may have in.« n of Dan Ha- or Chrysanthemum::, or otiieI flow  Why not make an exhibit and help tin* Civic League put on the best how yet. lf you cl ' not toke a prix© you wilt have the -at;-faction .of knowing you have done your share tow ar i making it a • access.  Admission will be STm*. Supper HI be -ene I  1  rom 5 30 t i *< :()•> o’clock.  .. » « a : i.un.] some rn iii s * camp, located on Run ii M< iitie ten i.  Bro iK - wa- conv icted abou the killing of a man ne i After wrying several Ii i'i'M apl .I and sp. n* ab - in Philadelphia, Pa., where h* Captured about even month* and brought back to A kef).  Ile is de rilled as a big burley darked, weighing about J15 pound* "f a etalk ginger cake c.-lor.  Fraser  pried-. John nd egg role t he  f Ar  a a  HUH  : 1918 ir M... years  •Ut SIX  Electrical Engineers  Arrive In City  Mi i  K I wards  G. C  Bo y v r Burn  and A. iv Mel  i Ran i. *  The eour:    of    general  finished it.’.- w* ■ k’  * * %f ions  work on Fr i iy  to rent for next year, and finally  w ®« promptly paid.    ,  landed at Clearwater. He left Bar- j Lad Week’* Proceeding*' nell at a filling station, and walk<*d to Bell’s Jtou&e lie enter».I tile hai'k yard and knocked on the window pane, .intl Hr,. Bell came oui and • f t«rnwn. and adjourned until Mon.  lay morning. During tho week twenty-seven ca-* wore disponed of.  On Wednesday the attention of , the court was taken up In the trial  struck Floyd on the arm with a piece | of John MUb r *  char ** d wi<h hoUse * of pipe, which Floyd took from Belli bmkin «  and Iarcpn >  He was f >und  and beat Bell over t*ie' head and |« ui!t - v and  blamed to six months  on th# chain gang.  W. J. John-on, white,  they went into the tool house in the ll “ y marn,n & garage. They were there for sometime whet! Bell drove in and they came out of the tool house.  choked him to death. Mrs. Bell then said  'Lord God,  charged  Geo. Williams went up to the house  rnr :lfl  to locate the cotton. The rest of;K w 'i: us,.Tolled the cotton to the highway  pd Gu * and Mr. Bennet! helped us load tho cotton.  The truck went "lf un ii own power but finally stopped and Mr.  Bennett and George W ill,anis th'n tied a trace chain to the front of the truck and the re ar of the Bonnet*. cur. The truck was then towed until it was wrecked.  It ran into a fill and we tried to push it back on the highway, but ould not. a Mr. Bennett then told  what have you done?” Floyd replied  w | lb  f aG ‘  rrai '^ in ‘''  ai,d  larceny was (j eor jj €  Williams to burn the truck.  that he had killed the man. After  (tried in the afternoon. He wa* ch irg  We got back into Mr, Bennett s  talking together they decided that  ed  * n ‘ er i n K  an dI bowing the s8fe  car an( j  b(l  ,j roV p  us  back to Barn the best thing to do was to drive    Southern    lailway freight de- well and we reached there about day  pot last June and stealing about $50.00. The proaecution showed  the body off in Bell’# car, and park it on some road and let people believe that some one else killed him. Floyd described how he drove down the road with the dead man in the car  light.  This is the firs: trip I ever made.  we then towed the I -k In (•w,n the hill the ii lek up-n ir end of our Cai a I this must have caused the wreck. When the truck wa* wrecked Mr. Bennett sopped hi car anti vc* got nut of the car and went back ’ > si ■ if anybody was hurt. W.ben !'■ und out nobody was hurt, Georg* William# set the truck on fire, and me, G. org< Williams and .la it But ler tried to get the tags «• th the car. Mr. P»*" m tt t dd is ?" tai. ■ ti,.* tag-off th*- car and set it mi fire. We all then got back in Mr, Benne:?’ car and he drove us back to Barnwell. We gut bin k bi Barnwell ast before lay break.  Mr. Benni tt never did GU me what he was going to pay rue.  Three [robberies At Monetta Sunday A. M.  Mr-. 11 (libre  W  tire  1,085 Voters Enrolled for Primary  ANNUAL MEETING OF  AMI RICAN LEGION  County I .egion ig at 8 ,t which ti rv ed. t* place. a c nail s full Nev e ni  bs  i nr oilmen*  and ; full  md  P.  • Ute  was wanted In Charleston for safe-and went a# far a# Hamburg. He !  l,!,>win <’  The d * fendaa ‘ conducted came back toward# Clearwater and ' h,s own defpn »®*  aad  conducted his  parked the car in what he thought    ' 8 ,1 welb lle    was    Guind  * u ‘“y     an !   was a side road.    sentenced to fifteen year# in    th"  He described how he tore off his    : r»'' nitpntiar >'-  sleeve# because they had blood on  Dewfy Dent ’  ( ‘ nlor€d *  wa * ^nvi. ted them and Mrs. Bell swept over the     ,f b " ak » n »    *     raiJ road car    tevx  spot where the man was kilted.     at  ^‘ ,,arw#tPr *     and     rtealing a    bale  Fjovd said that Darnell had nothing fteth. Much of the cloth water (hi irWrtte murder and did not1 T,wm * tf lTi R ,i ^’ r ° " ettlpnU ' nt nt>ar   * fcanrtey. He was found guilty and  j sentenced to eighteen months on the  I am making this itement on my that Johhson had a bad record, and j  mn ^ ( , ^is statement because I  jwn  froe will and accord without had served several jail sentences, and  wgnt to te jj  tbe trutb an(J no  , trom . any promises or threats having been  ises or threats has been made against  me.  Manley Jenkins.  th  made to nu*.  know it had happened- He *aid he took the pieee of pipe with which .    ,  he killed Bell and threw it into the pang.    ^  Floyd -aid that he had known I " n  Thursd a y Henry I ittle, white,  Affidavit of Norman Nrwtoti  Personally    appeared before    me  Norman Newton, who being duly  sworn -ays:  I live at Barnwell, I have been working Tot Mr. Bennett for abo i nr-    For ti,, pa-'    ,< ai    I  state n man    working  tut:..p. for MI.    it. til  • Mi Monday attern i  Norman Newton.  Affidavit of Jaint Butle  Personally appeared bi f ■ Jaint Butler, who b< rig d ii -ays:  I I ive a? Barnwell «nd ha' hauling gas for Mr, Ben'  G rida,  fXpi i ted to g. t a job i’  jrovi'7*. They arrived in -..i’ „iiay a f I * • ' - r.  ii.>i without rn n* v. I h  sr ike nto tbe freight itepo 1  ng to get money, but were loin:".I. They br ke ir.' > : •uilding by mistake, as tb-bey 'heugh: it Was a gi •  • this meeting. \ si rn by Patrol Leader  , ti *  an lh  M n. "a  I, gry «y first expect* (ii.- ap-bank  ■ .ii. There • Mayor, el rmen ar I o blic Works  fur  OJI"  f (  Julian Hankiti'on  nson College spent  ! i his parents, Mr, Hankinson at I Ba  a ' iller:! at e week-end  and Mrs. ,T  COLORED CHILDREN TO BE  VACCINA I ED WI DNl SBAY  \ J. Rt  Dr. W  h*©n ■ f r  a- : ca’  TH  ..re.  pun.  Mrs, Bell f,>r seven years and h«-| been fanuhai with her for that f*t*r» i'ui - f time.  \fUT linnet I e c: use « ;arn.nation if i loyd took place and he etccE to his story and very little new matter wa# brough: out.  Several character W itro - Were  t  wa* sequin** I on a charge of n <n-  Ollie Bin, k : .ne. .‘barged w ith rn I flier, Wire found guilty of man-slaughter, and entenced to three -H*n—terne ttijj tntfrf It TTi. May ti •    .    .en    a Sew  page tight  ‘br  have been ti at :iu- filling all the time Mr. Bennet:    ame    t  TTI ’ lf I Would In- Ti MO I  •-im that night and I t< would. U e all path' re nett’s hon • and !efv fr .thai, aiglu.-. AL. IU W Ilian s, Manley J. na in the car with VI r, R. n Butter drove th* ti re  "■ver a yr ar. Mi’  me on --a'nr lay ai  lf, nil, I ask  Met  Aiken  ti  •ff with hi Vt >• gat he! e and left f  and  th  G Bo lie, that A ie given t, colored and • e A ke  i it!  d h  that I  % in n-  night,  fhrrrm  mod* I truck.  ■abun:  MAYOR  HENDERSON  WARNING  GIVES  sd I  Edit. r Journ«f and Reviews  H.< lh. wr're  t apee<*a, ho* and I with to K've a word of warning  to those who, for tome year*, has* ; bt 111 u I ed vandaliim for tport.  I he citiient of Aik. n are ttr<-J of ti .ixia* their property injured  ■I <f '    under    tho    «ti*t;ui*e  of f on ,4. rf (hr, * ivri lurkt (Ka* -• tx r  of sn e* en i in:    of mtr'h  e i:: • n ^ ot tragedy.  ut make ll  it, em of v. lode»rn  ’HT Goteut "ant* m P »nk P Header*  venin* rf i tome (on, |   

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