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   Aiken Journal and Review (Newspaper) - October 29, 1930, Aiken, South Carolina                                County On No Paper Published in this Locality Equals the Journal and Reviews 8 PAGES t Boy At Burnettown Wit by ma Drivon C 3 44 AIKEN S C WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 29 1930 FLOYD MURDER 7 The Floyd and JJUojrd Darnell ctaued with the of Hwmrd Bell who killed at Clearwater on was taken up Monday afternoon A of Hid to be called Was selected The following extra jurors were drawn Henry Carpenter F H Feaster B Cook A L Feaster Franklinj Clint W H ihant E J Qutz Anderson G N Collier W E Willis Eugene Jfcankin J P Aiken case is one jif horrible tails and the court roonr was crowd ed spectators who nave follpw recital of the details man testified Monday She said she was 31 years of age and nioVedj to from Green i Before Court 4H Club Member At State Fait oppowtion rfembers yt the several court in of claim ol the right to impose tax the estate Beldler of CKicaf o of owed Mm Biwr Cyp ress Lumber company at Entawville The state througliJ shckwed tHtTT lumber company was owned by Biedler and insisted that the business of the c8mpany wai so intermlnglexi with aa to in state P Henderson couiuMJlif or Bied tnlH tfr court thr futate had paid taxes in IHijiois and to the federal governmenfc and insisted that South Carolina had no right to at tempt 4o collect about mere ground that Biedler had loaned moneys to a South Carolina corpora Several coutt they took ttfe same view ville Her husband wan Wmachin istshc knewAlbert Floyd and Floyd DarnelL She said Albert Floyd came to her house at and call going to Mil her husbandThey Went into a tool house in the garage and waited for BelL After about an hours waitBell drove into the Introduced who testified the reputation of Mrs Bell As the defense attorney forDarnell again asked that the ctiarges of after the fact be dismissed as no evidence was before the court toaustain this Charge Judge Sease directed a ver dict of not guilty as to Darnell R D Stone of Greenville who garage and beat him over the represented Floyd and SolicitorJjoth head with a piece of iron She said made speeches and the case went to that she did not Jioller because Floyd threatened to kill her Floyd then got into the car with the dead niun and drove off and she did not see him again She stated that she had been intimate with Floyd for about seven years Dr J I Green testified as to the i extra jururs the jury about 5 p m The jury returned a verdict at found Albert Floyd guilty of murder He will probably sen tenced to death today Western district conference the Sooth Carolma Federation of TVomenfl Clubg were held in Aiken on Fridayjvat the St Thaddeus Parish House The mgating wag called Zena Payne Johnston Director of the district presided at the meeting Mrs J M Patterson of Aliendale president of the South Carolina Federation who is put of the state on occount of illness was unable to be present Mrs E T H biWaJterBoro oi tHe7 SCHOOL BUILDING AT CLEARWATER Glut attending tie State Jan front Atttita Co tufty in ft assembled last Friday morning on State Capital to meet their C Gowan who has trip several years The party consisted of 219 who a trip through State Capi tal nnd State Offjce Building then journeyed to the State Fair grounds wher D D Whitcovcr president ol the State Fair Paul V Moore Secre tary of the State Fair and the Hon Sip Jones made short addresses to they disbanded in to smaller groups to inspect the ex hibits Southern district was a guest at the conference Among state officers and heads of departments present were Mrs Fred Leyi of treasurer ft Henderson of Ajken chairman of student Mrs of man literature and reciprocy Miss Wil Lou Gray of Columbia chair manof education MrsTAv C Mrs Ther attendance inclnded bath Club members Leaders and parents who accompanied their children on the trip which Mas as follows Eureka 32 23 Merry Oaks 33 62 Ncw 24 TalathaHawthorno 38 The building is a frame building with brick veneer containing four rooms two of which can be opened for an auditorium It is modern in yi iiio w construction nnd the class rooms are H L of iHackville chairman V Principal 8tandnrd sUc andproperlylight of publicity Mrs James Cathcart VTT aJ of which is PPovcd by the of Columbia chairman of eoopcra the teaehcts and leaders were K D Smith Supt of Educa of Brick Four Anew school bunding ftas just completed near Clearwater school district No 75 for colored people TheCounty Superintendent Mr K D Smith together with the local board of trustees Mr Asbill as chairman and Mr Manley and Mr Beard saw the need of bet terschool facilities for tho colored started a movement to get a building the result was that contribute a portion of the neces sary funds the cojinty and state would furnish a certain amount and he district would furnish the balance all oT Twhich was agreed to and the building has been turned over to the board by Mr R 0 Walker who wns On Saturday morningMrst G 0 Wood wiule driving to Augusta struck little Julian Seigler six old son of Mr and Mrs Jetson Seijr ler at Burnettown The child rushed to the Aiken hospital but died shortly after his The little boy ran from behind a twtck and in front of the car driven by Mrs Woods Trying to avoid hitting the child Mrs Wood drove her car into a fence Miss Frances Johnson sister of Mrs Wood was in the car cut in the accident for Hotjtital Brinf aiMt Lucia coUegiate for benefit of the Aiken Hospital and Society prosnnted before audiences Monday and Tuesday eveningLthat filleiLtha Aiken Theatre It was one of Sunday and the that the accident was unavoidable LOCAL t A V E I MPERJ AL ORDER ORF GOAlfS FORMED Last Friday Oct 17 the Imper ial Cavt of Goats from Augusta uwdor thO Impefial Shepherd J C Tinley orgiinized a local Cave the following officors being ekctod Past Shepherd H A Busch Shepherd P T Bnilcy ViceShepherd S W Wiiloner Chap most entertaining home presented attractions ever put on in Aiken It was a scream from the time the curtain was raised until the end 1 Lawrence Murden was funny in the part Qt or Annt Lucia as he was by accident forced S to impersonate the sy detained from coming to the old college the home Numerous amusing took place before Jerry was released front mold togs Ho made a ing nnd attractive and made the audience roar with Isuglj ter at his andclever spceeheg lin r Dunbar of Doeds M pageant which opened the show was a charming episode which featured Mrs Laurie Croft dramatic leader The opening act of the play was bio G II Bnllentine of popular songs lead by Ncw Holland School Mrs L C Eu t tion with war veterans banks Local Leader Merry Oaks Club Miss Bone teacher Eureka school Miss Brown teacher Ellon ton school and Miss Greene teacher TalathaHawthorne school Cain of Columbia chairman of lealth Mrs Walter of Aiken first vicepresident of the edoration brought a message to the women begging them to formulate tin ambitious program Mrs INOrtn can enumerated ninny of the out standing accomplishments of tho j state It is covered with composition shingles and the interior is ceiled with wood ceiling and painted Goo X Collier Keeper of Miss Lillian George1 was th II J Wnihfkc Goat Leader F E niecetrfAunt Lucia and Miss Culluin Gout Watch C M Weeks Nona Clark took the role of her Field Goat Watch Froci W Booth Cave Gout Watch C F Richardson chum Everett Edirorton and Nor mar Cullum weretwo lovelorn stu s on Friday pleasing color suitable for a build1 t i 1 Rnm T L Woodward tlonts who discovered the imperso I ing of this character and can be i v r 1 hn oniiir is nnmarv tho lav nauun of ino rich old mdyIrat could ipcen from tho public hurhwoy on tlie i i L ground ol tho Jr U A and do nblhmg about it way to Aucupta soon after you M i D a is CI t tncmbrrship in good standingm one Irs Boymn wns ycrrys were drawn W 1 cause of death nnd suid Bell died Earjtle R 0 JLtullock S Ilr Swint and challenged the wo men to live up to their past record Lou Gray rccognJzod as one of tho Mending educational workers fy Ajncr ica was usual full of inspira of ifs cuViririls is mombiTKlini ui tin i All Hit iiKnilien mats of Die Tlio County Superintendent and North Augusta football team will tlu f U the Jay Birds nn Kalmia colorri hav1 to A talk on education by Wil Krounds on Friday afternoon at j f thc oclock This is iv confennto cnmo Cor than if Aikcn wins Denmark I Mn IL Aichatoct Ai played Nov If Aiken kn r gave her unfortu I i r nato buy Inund perplexing ui winch iniouid o nothing In iniot n the Hall nf attindirn th from a fractured skull j R iJixon C W Ilnndall T J Yeatorday morninK nbnut twenty I Sonn K H liuxbce J witnesses examined nnd a nitm1 M VonuinE Montmorcnci Herman bor of thorn tcstinod thnt they had i H II R Aithburst P T Bui tPHlificd lo thnt TlnytT Pnti1 itid A P Meoks Alkon cnmo out of Bollw prorninos with n drst ensc called wastho Stato roan in Bells cnr jvs Hunk Soialor nnd Willie Darnell WM nt Attnways j chatgod with hotiaihrcaking and fillint xtatiiin am another witnesscony and rccoivinir stolen gnodr thai ho loft snooi nt a j Thono two colored buys were chant IiciUM in Gretnville with blood with breaking into tho store of thorn JJ M Brown Atkou merchant Stale ftninhcd its case junt July and Btoaling a quantity of mcr tton Vocal solos wore rendered by Mrs B D Carter of Hamberg and Mrs K K Ardrcy of Aikon Thoy woro accnmpantcd at tho piano by Hunrjr Henderson of anI Mri Klmori llondcrton of Aikon liinchroii was ttiniored the Jo is clubwomon at liotii by the olubs tho Student ohib pious of the Hh district Tho public shuult i ramo and help the boyi thfir sujilinrt irtcliuiinrr Jlistrict niret I1 thrir t ml lliis win 1v Aiken Flower Show Highland Park Hotel Buvley Brooks Makes Escape From Gang BIRTH OF DAUGHTKR H o Mr and M miiii on Saturday iliurhtor before tho noon hour and James K Taylor who represented Dar Thoy woro fotmil guilty of rocoiving stolen goods and wore j CONFESSIONS IN THE COTTON STEALING CASE nell asked for a direct verdict an to i sentenced to eight months each on his clirnl as then no evidence Vho chain of Mxnlcjr Jenkint Personally apprared liefure mo who beinu duly produced neainst him Tho The1 against Gcrnld J Olypr j Manley Jenkins tor resisted tho motion nnd recited charged with violation of the prohiisworn says the evidence produced Judge Sease hition law was called next Oljicr On Monday about noon Mr Ben the charge as accessory j js tho mnn who drove nn ailtomonott cnmc to mo and mo t before the fact but directed ihatjhilc into Aiken with WO quarlB of I on a little trip with him thai the charges of accessory after the whiskoy nnil was arrested near the j This was nt filline I fact be given to the jury county Ho was out on a i told him I would go with him Mr Floyd on the Stand boiul and wns not present The Bennett Xorman Newton George The defendant Albert Floyd returned n vrrdirt of guilty jWillians Jaiht Hirtlrr and mypolf the first witness fpr the defcnso a few were on this trip togothcr They cold blooded detailshe told the story I Minorn famlar charatrpicked me up between Mr of how he killed Bell He said he hotter known Rachel Blake house and uptown I rode in Mr was 38 years old and was a farmer jy cuilty to two charges of car with him Xorman On Sopl 21th with his brothcrin I violation of Iho prohibition law Sho Nowton and Joorgo Williams Mr law Floyd Dainoil he started out j wns or oach Bennetts car led the way anil drovi to locate a farm which he desired I ennrnte cases Tho flno Rtraiphf to whoro tho wa to rent for year and finally iwas promptly paid ioo Wiiliams went up M the landed at He left Darj Last Weeki Proeccdinffs noil at a filling station and walkd noil his car and led tn whiio the fttton th cotton i wti on the main highway and Bf runit helped i load tho cotton the truck Whrn tho truck liiiii Uoth tho ruck irid Mr nott rar loft about tho fame but wo lod tho way I did not know where wo wore to go from thore o a littlo wny when the triiek fiimmoncod harktiring tl and wont back to whor of tin cast was worth passing mention hand purtM well Miss Mary k the part uf the frivi Dean Howard in with tho Irof playod by uf Noxvlivrry Tracey lltarid Mnlunvy wore nnd Mr of Nowhorry n iini Frasor I Mr pnj John n hip butter am osrK Croft rarrjed ihcrolo a I niiii ilancinir num In1 u acts hy the 11 cnatoil the nine A In 1 Tho finishod to Bells house Ho tlio back yard and knorrti vi on tho window pane anl Mrs Boll came out and they went into tho tool houJo in garage Thoy were for somoJ linio vvheif Bell drove n and thoy i came out of tho tool house Boll struoi on the arm with a piooc j of pipe which lloyd took from Boll j and boat Boll over head and j nnd chokcil him to death Mrs Boll then said Lord God work on KHiny until M e nay marnirLr On therour of John Mil r cVarj breaking and arrony the week nltontiiin of in thf trial jrod with hnio H wns f nind ix months what have yv liono Floyd replied that he had killed tho nian After talking together thoy ilocidod that the bost thing to do was to drive tho body ptT in Boll cur it on somo road and let people bolicvc that same ono else killed him Floyd described how ho drove down tho road with the dead man in the car and went as far as Hamburg He camo back towards Clcnrwntor and parked the car in wrrat ho thought i was a side rond He fiorcrtbed how he tore off hi sleeves because they hdd blood on i them and Mrs Roll swept over the i spot whore the man was killed Floyd thnt Darnell had nothine tn rtT muriTof and riTiT not know it hapronod He he tho of with killed Boll nnd thtfw it the he known n the gang W 1 Johnson with safe rrackintr white charged ami larceny was triod in the afternoon He park i as chirir rf thf1 Southern railway freight e last Juno and stealing about Tho prosecution showed thnt Jrtrfrison had a bad record had served several jail and was wnntod in Charleston for safe blowing Tho defendant conducted his own defense conducted bi en so well Ho was found guilty and sentenced to fifteen years in th penitentiary Dewey Dent colnrod was convicted of breaking into railroad far box to locate the The rest if us Tolled the cotton to the im and Mr Henrntt helped us load tton Tho truck weiv power but finally Bennett and COM tied a trace chai the truck and the netcar The until it was wrecked It ran intu a fill and wo tried push it back on the hiirhway but could not Hennett then told toorgc Williams burn Wo gnt back into Mr BoiincHs car and he drove us back to Barn wcll anil we reached there about mn oi ir of Iho Biin was then lowed Highland Park H s fhr aloil ill choni fus nlnno of part pliiy wiiiih the of Ill a Minott DoVitt 1 i I Company la proved iniiki an exhibi put on mit Electrical Engineers Arrive In City Three jobberies At Mohetta Sunday A M ANNt l MKITINT OF AMKKICAN Voters En rod for Primary CK Thi is tho first trip I ever made I make this because I want to tell the truth nnd no prom ises or threat1 has been made mo Marlev Jenkins Uc In re lay break Mr ho was iniini I am making o n any i made i free Affidavit of Jnint Bullcr Affidnvit of peronaly appeared Xorman Newton who Nwttn before heins dt Personally Butler a y COLOR TO v i N AT w N r so A Y at anri stealing a bale Much of the cloth wa hirro soulement near I He ound MAYOR J h I GIVKS l of wa Mr   

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