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VOL. XVII. NO. 75.
ASHEVILLE, N .C, TUESDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 7, 1912.
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1. 'ORE VICTIMS
. R. AND CLARK
STn'fli 1:1111! MEETING
Reports Come to Nev ' ins
of Heavy Loss of Life '
Where Levees Have
NO BOATS TO RESCUE
HUNDREDS IN PERIL
Property Loss in Louisiana
, . Alone Is Now Estimated
at Over Eight Mil
New Orleans, La., May 7. Unless
boats are hurried to remoto sections
of the . flood-inundated country In
Polnte, Coupee parish It Is feared hun
dreds will perish. Word was received
In Morganza this morning that great
numbers of people are.: marooned
south of the levee breach at Torras.
The lack of boats is -a distressing
handicap. Stories of suffering among
the refugees reached here this morn
ing. . : .; ' : ' :
Unofficial estimates place the agri
cultural loss from the flood In Louis
iana at eight and one-half million
dollars. Eight hundred and seventy
live square miles are Inundated. Al
ready -considerable loss of life Is re
ported. ' , .
Hundreds living in the "back coun
try" received no warning of the flood
until the torrent swept upon them
and they took refuge In housetops
and In trees- and rafts. For several
days thoy have been without adequate
food and shelter.
Hard rains fell yesterday all along
the river as far north as Torras. In
the face of these conditions labor did
not count vastly. Negroes refused to
work In the rain until furnished with
a generous supply of whiskey, and
then they could do very little.
Refugees at Bunkle.
Bunklc, La May 7. KefuKees from
the stricken motions of Polnte Couoee.
St. Landry and Avoyelles parishes are
flocking hero on every train. Th task
of caring for the flood-stricken people
is so taxing that outside aid has been
requested. , . -
Morganza, La... May 7. Because of
flood conditions, cattle thieves are ac
tive and many . farmers have lost
stock because they were unable to
guard them. -"" .
UK 'HUE GOLUPSES
Physician, Hastily Summoned,
Says Indicted Woman's ,
Atlanta, Qa., ' May 7.- Mrs. Daisy
Ople Grace, Indicted yesterday on the
charge of shooting her husband,
Eugene Grace, collapsed in her cell
early this morning.. A physician was
haatlly summoned and stated that he
found her in a serious nervous con
The statement was published this
morning that Mrs. Grace stated after
the grand jury returned the indict
ment that she was to become a moth
er. .'' ' '
Eugene Grace is at his mother's
home at Newnan, Gu., still In a dang
erous corfdltton, from "the . bultet
wound which he says was inflicted
by hla wife. . .
SUM; RHYMES. GASH
111 BE PAID FOR S!E
The following are some of the dif
ferent lines of business on which The
Gazette-News, wants rhymes for the
Springtime Lyric contest: Hunks, real
estate, insurance, drugs, dry goods.
men's furnishing, hardware, furniture,
Jewelry; shoea, millinery, groceries,
bakery, laundry, confections, cigars,
building and loan association, theaters,
department stores, coal, plumbing,
wall paper, paint, china, decorators.
restaurants, creameries, tailors, press
ing clubs, barber shops, electric sup
plies, book stores, meat markets In
fact every line of business In the
city. Cover the entire line and as
many on on business as yau wish
The Gasette-News will pay (0 cents
for each stansa accepted by the ad
vertiser and publisher. Send or bring
or mall your verse to the Springtime
Lyric contest manager of Tha Qaxette
News at once. ,
Day of Rent for Taft.
' Cincinnati. May 7. President Tsft
for the first time In several weeks cast
official cares aside for a day of rest
and recreation. This morning he held
'a reception and this afternoon he has
. humeri to nttcnrt bull game. Thin
urnlng h attends the opening of tho
FAVOR UNIT PLAN
Superintendent Reynolds Finds
Much Sentiment for. Uni
form School Tax.
Superintendent A. C. Reynolds of
the county educational department
has, during the past several weeks,
been canvassing the county to ascer
tain the sentiments of the people with
reference to tho voting, of the special
school tax of 30 centB on $100 and 90
cents on poll for the whole county.
He Btated this morning that he
thought the majority of the people
are In, favor of it. Polls have been
taken in many of the districts and In
most of them the patrons of the
schools are In favor of the tax by a
good majority. -
Judging from , what he learned by
his trips over the county. Superintendent-Reynolds
thinks that the educa
tional mass meeting which is to be
held in the court house Thursday
morning at 11 o'clock will be well
attended and that much enthusiasm
will be shown In favor of the tax. , Dr.
J. Y. Jordan-, Btate superintendent of
education, will be. present and will
make ah address.
There are '82 districts In the county
that have no special school tax, and 28
that have the special tax.
The school board has Issued a state
ment showing the condition of the
financial side of the school affairs in
response to a request from some of
the tax payers. . Yusterduy about 1400
of these statements were moiled to
citizens in all parts of the county, and
600 more will be given out by hand.
A part of this statement was referred
to in The Gazette-News a few days
ago. The statement also -shows the
amount of motiey that Is used in the
schools under the present plan and the
amount that could reasonably be ex
pected from the special tax all over
the county. The general school tax
is derived from a levy of 20 cents on
$100. 'In the 28 special school dis
tricts 30 cents Is also levied, but by the
proposed plan this, too, would tie in
creased by 80 cents on the poll. - ,
Tho statement shows that the 28
special school districts receive $9080
from the general fund, and $15,117
from the special tax. It Is estimated
that under the special county tax they
won 1.1 receive $36,530. ThiB Includes
The other districts receive $12,130
from the general fund, and It Is esti
mated that they would receive $37,160
from the spoclal county tax. The fig
ures for each district are given.
ORDZGO WILL OPPOSE
Threatens to March on Jurez
Unless the Provisional
Esalllon, Mexico, May T. General
Orozco today refused to recognize the
provisional government established
by Gomez at Juarez. Orozco, on the
march southward, telegraphed Gomez
threatening him and his associate
unless they left Mexico.'.
TEXAS FOR COLONEL
Roosevelt Practically Swept the State
and Lyons Claim a Solid
Austin, Tex., May J.Wt 1 now def
initely known that Col. Roosevelt vir
tually swept the state In the precinct
primary conventions, although tne
early reports Indicated that President
Taft was In the lead. Col. Cecil Lyon.
the Roosevelt manager, claims a solid
Roosevelt delegation of 40 votes will
he sent to the national convention
Many precinct conventions did not
Instruct, but their delegations are said
to be favorable to Roosovelt. Taft
curried the tenth congressional dis
trict, due chiefly to the efforts of Gen
Webster Flannlgun, United States In
ternal revenue collector at Austin, In
It Is planned by the Taft supporters.
throughout the state to make another
fight In tha. county conventions next
Saturday In the hope of capturing',,-,. flt iHm,e. i,ut Questions of wages
some of the delegates to tne state
convention, which meets June 18. Iti
Is assured that many split conventions', company-B interpretation of rules
will be held. nd these win ne usen am
a basis to send a contesting delegation
to the national convention Dy tne tan
In the democratic precinct primary
.1 Wllann tori HnrmAII.
Clark and Underwood by receiving
more Instructed votes than all three
of his opponents combined, w llson
carried every county In which United
States Senator Pulley made a speech
for Harmon. " . , ,-
Apathy In MlNHimltnl Prlmai-les.
t.,i,... kiiu. Muv A demo -
crallr presidential preference primary
was held .throughout the state today. 117.
.ri. f iTnrterwood and Wilnon' Senator Root welcomed the foreign
the ballot. There is apathy,,
Men Working in Collierj Near
Scranton, Pa., Badly
Beaten Police Re-
MINE TRAIN IS HELD
UP AT MOUNT CARMEL
Troopers Disperse Pickets on
Roads Leading to the
, Shaft's Men
Scranton, Pa., May 7. Enraged
women this morning led a party of
400 men, women and children In dem
onstration against men engaged In re
pair work on the Dickson colliery of
the Delcware & Hudson company.
Several men. wore badly beaten. Po
lice dispersed the gathering. ,
This is the first outbreak here since
the miners' suspension five weeks ago.
. Mount Carmel, Pa., .May 7.- Idle
miners are In an ugly mood. Five hun
dred of them accompanied by many
women sympathizers, today stopped a
Reading railroad mine train near an
Alaska shaft, preventing the. com
pany's hands from going to work.
Pickets on the roads leading to the
mine were v dispersed by mounted
troopers. ' . . .
8LEASE SEEMS DEFEATED
B! JONES FOR GOVERNOR
Incumbent Appears to Have
Lost Control of Coming
. Columbia, S. C, May 7. County
conventions were held all over South
Carolina yesterday to select delegates
to the . democratic state convention
which meets here next week.
. Nowhere was any Instructions given
for any other candidate than the Now
Jersey governor.. , . '
With. about half the. conventions
heard from' so far, Judge Ira B. Jones,
candidate for governor against Cole L.
I '.lease., appears to' have- won a victory
in the preliminary struggle for control
of the state convention. Sixteen out
of twenty-four delegates endorsed
Judge Jones or elected delegates
known to be his supporters. ', Five
counties endorsed Blease or elected
Btease delogates and In three , no ex
pression was had. ;
NEGRO PUT TO DEATH
Mob Captures Alleged Assail-
ant of Wealthy Planter's
V Wife and Son. f
Columbus, Miss., , May 7. George
Edd, a negro, accused . ot shooting
and wounding Mrs. , Thomas Dee,- a
prominent planter's wife, and her ton.
Thomas, was captured by a posse yes
terday and hanged to a troo. Mrs.
Deo and her. son were Hred on from
ambush Saturday night on the Dee
plantation. Neither was seriously
Trainmen, Conductor and . Flremon
Not In-Accord With the Rail
road Management. '
Philadelphia, May 7. A committee
representing the brotherhood ot train
men, the brotherhood of conductors,
and the brotherhood of firemen today
lxtnt a letter to 8. C. Lonir. aeneral
mnnalII,P f the Pennsylvania rail-
j rou() re(ucsung that he meet them to
ddg, grievances. Thirty grievances
or nourg are nt Involved. .
... rtiiTurcnces deal mostly with
frn-Mn- the men. Twenty-five thou
an(1 mftn are nvolved. .
RED CROSS MEETING
Dflegalw KrenUMve of Practl-
cully Kvery Nation Aiweiiible li
Washington, May 7. Delegates
i from the Red Cross tocletlos of the
world, representative nf practically
(every nation, gathered here today for
ti.t." or.nlng session or tno iiiiun, in
.tcrnatlonal Rod Cross conference.
The conference continues until May
visitors in mo ituaumu iivsitivm
Scene Specticdar, Yet Sad, as
Warriors of the Sixties
. Gather in Muster
SPEECHES OF WELCOME
AND RESPONSE MADE
Gen. I. C. Walker Pays Tribute
to Gen. Gordon, Claimed
; ,, :.- y' ' '..'.a V -;'"-.
v by Death Since the :
Macon, May 7. The remnant of
the gray-clad host that set the world
a notable' example ot valor 60 yeaia
ago, answered roll call here today in
a muster of peace. It was the annual
reunion of the United Confederate
veterans.. In tt great tented city 50,
000 veterans, -with affiliated "sons"
and "daughters" gathered and hun
dreds more are coming on special
trains from all parts of the union..
The camp is named in honor of Gen.
John B. Gordon, Georgia's famous
military leadarf - V
While the stirring music of dozens
of military bands and the thrilling
call of the drum and flfes corps were
calculated to move the aged warriors
tp thoughts - of spectacular- scenes
staged half a century ago, there were
notes of sadneES becaitHe'-of the dis
integration of the "thinning,, gray
The convention was called to order
by Gen. . John W. Madclox of Rome,
Ga. Col. Walter iA. Harris of Macon,
Miss Grace J. Lumpkin, sponsor for
Macon, and Mayor John T.. Moore
formally welcomed the veterans and
visitors. Roland Ells delivered the
address of welcome to the Sons of
Veterans. : The response was made by
Lieut.-Gen. C. Irvine Walker, commander-in-chief.
ments followed. : The convention then
adjourned unMl 8 o'clock: tonight,
when the annual oration will bo de
livered by Col. Wallace Screws of
Montgomery, Ala." f' v. -
Camp John -Bi Gordon is 'thronged
with ..ycterans. Every tent Is floored,
the -streets are paved with cinders and
speclaJ'preparatlons have been com
ploted for the commissary.
' The election of officers takes place
Thursday. A warm contest is on for
commander-in-chief between Gen.
Walker of Charleston and Gen. Eon
nett H. Toung of Louisville, Ky. Gen
Van Zant of Texas also will bo nomi
nated. . - .
t Gen. Walker's Address.
Gen. Walker, commander-in-chief
the United Confederate veterans, on
behalf of tho organization, delivered
the response to the addresses of wel
come at the opening of the annual re
union of the veterans hero today. In
beginning his address Gen. Walker
paid a tribute to Gen. George W. Gor
don, who died soon after his election
as commandcr-ln-chlef of the Confed
erate veterans at the last reunion, and
of whom the speaker said
"A wise Providence hna, since we
last met, gathered to Himself your
eommnndcr-ln-chlef. My comrndes.
Gordon' loved you, he trensured ever
the sacred memories of a hallowed
past; he was proud of the glories
which cluster around this federation
May tho memory of his life and work
Incite us to higher effort for tho good
of the United Confederate Veterans
he so truly loved and faithfully serv
ed." . Asking the question, "What Is It
that brings to this meeting the 'boys'
from the distant corners of our far
spreading land?" the speaker said:
Iteasons for the Gathering.
"The principles for which we fought
wore buried under the shattered ruins
of tho confederacy. So their main
tenance cannot be the reason for this
great gathering. Our beloved confed
erate banner 1b but a cherished mem
ory, but. Oh how deeply cherished?
We can never hope to unfurl It? We
can gain nothing of material benefit
by these re-unlons. Then what pow
crful Impulse of our nature draws us
here? It Is surely some deep, vivid
Imperishable sentiment. Is It not
proof of how much these old "boys'
loved that confederacy which
'Rose so white and fair,
And fell so pure of crimes,'
Bhd of how they must, have Impressed
that devotion upon their descendants.
This strong sentiment Is partly the
happiness we anticipate and partly
the good we hope to accomplish. It Is
a happiness to meet our dear old com
rades and brolhurs, who stood by us,
facing death, and who served their
beloved country with unexampled de
votlon, unexcelled courage and grley
ous sufferings. . Confederate comrade
ship Is the strongest bond between
mun and man. It Is a great happiness
to dwell lovingly upon the pathetic
and the amusing Incidents of on
war experience. It Is a happiness to
meet these fair daughters who gnthe
around us and honor us and our c"ie,
"Now, what good can we expect?
What the Reunions Accomplish.
"In considering this do not forget
that whether we were right, as we will
forever claim, or wrong, as our ene
mies assert, It la all now purely a
acednmle question, one which cannot
In the slightest degree affect our pros
ent prosperity or happiness. The
greatest good to be obtained by these
reunions Is .our vindication a Jimttll
of the rlgheteounne of the
.Wmmmmvm . m B V mm
Those Who Have Been Engag
ed in Investigation for State
Say Negro Will Be Con
victed of Murder.
A TRUE BILL IS FOUND
AGAINST WES BREWER
rial Date of Man Accused of
Patrolman McConnell 's
Murder Will Be Set This
At this morning's session, the grand
ury sitting -In the May term of Supe
rior court for the trial of criminal
cases In Buncombe county found a
true bill against Wes. Brewer, alias
ohn Huff, who has been held here
for the pust several months under sus
picion that he shot and killed Patrol
man E. C. McConnell last summer,
on the Biltmore road, after the officer
had placed him under arrest for steal
ing a cow: The date for the trial will
be set this afternoon.
Until reoently, the prosecution was
In considerable doubt as to whether
the negro held here as Wes. Brewer
alias John Huff, alias Charlie Hill,
alias Jack Johnson, had ever been in
this state prior to his bringing here
under arrest. The evidence in hand
appeared to be Insufficient to prove
even as much as that, let alone to
fasten the crime of murder on him
beyond a reasonable doubt. Since the
preliminary hearing the state haR
made a thorough investigation In the
effort to establish the guilt or lnno
cence of the defendant. ' ,
It is now stated thafthe prosecution
has traced the whereabouts of the
negro continuously from January 11,
911. un to and including the time of
the killing and his course after the
killing to his appearance at a point
on the Savannah river, 20 miles below
As a result of these Investigations
those conducting the case for the state
hnve n-4iltttiit tfeutmMt hoM her
is the murderer or K, Mcconneu
and say they expect to prove their
case clearly by quite a number of wit
nesses from South Carolina and Geor
gia; as well as In North Carolina.
The trial of the case Is set for next
Monday morning. :
GOES THROUCH SENATE
Amendment to the House Meas
' ure Only Increase Its
Washington,' May 7. The work
men's compensation bill was passed In
the senate yesterday 14 to- 13, sub
stantially as framed ,hy the employ.
ers' liability commission and amend
ed only to Increase Its benefits. The
measure, sharply fought by some of
the democrats for several days, now
goes to the ftuuse.
Each Wants Keystone State
Organization Both Have
Harrisburg, Pa., May 7. Both fac
tions of Pennsylvania democracy
clashed today In convention for con
trol of the state organisation. The
main fight will ho over the position
of permanent chairman.
Both factions Indorsed Woodrow
WilBon for the presidency. It
probable Wilson delegatea will be
REVOLT FOR T. R.
New York District Ieads Ilrcak Which
May Swing State for .
Jamestown, N. Y., May ' 7. Tw
hundred republicans of Chautauqua
county have signed a call for a con
ventlon of progressive republicans to
he held' In the city hall on May 11 to
form a - Roosevelt organisation to
cover the thirty-seventh congressional
district., This district has elected
Frank R. Smith of. Angelica and
Frank C. Anderson of this cltv na
tlonal delegates without Instructions.
The chief mover In the new deal
Is Krnest '"nweroft of this city, whi
declined to -set aa state delegate ex
cept under Implied Instructions for
Roosevelt. Mayors. A. Carlson head
the list nf signers.
This Is the district which In 18011
first broke from Levi P. Morton to shoot their way out of court In dcfl
McKlnlev. and It Is hopd to lead a once ot the law should Floyd Allen be
i break again this year which will swing
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Deputy Sheriff Arthur Hall
Shoots Dewitt Hunter
Information reaches the city con
cerning a homicide that occurred
Monday night in Yancey county. It
is said that Arthur Hall shot and
killed Dewitt Hunter at Boonoford,
n the C, C. & O. railroad, near the
Mitchell county line.
According to the Information re-
eived, young Hunter was drinking.
nd at the request of his father, McD,
luntcr, Albert Hall, a neighbor and
eputy sheriff, was called into Hunt
er's store to take charge of him. At
first, It is said, Hall went away but
was again called by the father of the
deceased. When he entered the store
the second time young Hunter is said
to have grabbed a shotgun and was
attempting to put a loaded shell Into
It when Hall drew his pistol and fired,
killing Hunter almost Instantly. Hall
Both were prominent locally. Hall
Is about 25 years of age, and Hunter
was not quite 20 years old, and his,
father, McD. Hunter, is one of the
leading citizens of that part of the
county. ' .;'
IN CHINESE REPUBLIC
Woman's Board of Methodist
Church Relates Conditions
in Foreign Lands.
Minneapolis, Minn., May '7. The
Wriman's Foreign' Missionary Society
of the Methodist Episcopal church re
ported to the general conference today
that good results had followed the
development of the society Into the
home and foreign departments, the
establishment of new enterprises;
great increase in receipts, and the
uniting of the society with Vtfmen's
boards of other denominations In
establishing and maintaining Union
enterprises In the foreign field.
The report showed a total mem
bership of 283,172 and receipts $3,
$52,609 in the lost four years.
Much of the report was devoted to
it review of the work in foreign lands.
Of the China missions, the report
says: . .
The medical work with but twelve
hospitals as centers, is gaining the
respect of the people;' 142,531 pa
tients were treated last year. Chinese
girls are gladly taking the medical
course to become, physicians or nurs
es. The revolution In China Is giv-
ng the missionaries access to many
who could never before be reach
ed. It Is elevating Christian men to
ofllcial position and giving new In
ftuence to the women of the house
Favorable comment la made on the
mission work in India, Japan, Korea,
Malaysia, the Philippines, Africa and
INQUIRY HELD UP
Failure of Witness to Arrive Causes
Delay of Investigation ot
, Arvhbald Charges.
Washington, May 7. The opening
papers containing charges against
Judge Robert W. Archbald of the
Commerce court was again deferred
when the house judiciary committee
met today to begin Its Inquiry Into al
legations against the jurist..1 Edward
J. Williams of Scranton, Pa., who It
was said was associated with Arch
bald in the negotiations for the pur
chase of culm . bank properties from
the Erie railroad, telegraphed that he
could not reach Washington for tho
committee's forenoon session. It was
expected the committee would meet
later In the day.
Deputy Sheriff Testifies He F
Times Without Effect Prosecution 3till .
Developing Its Conspiracy Theory. , , J
Wythevllle, Vs., May 7. Several
witnesses of the Hlllsvllle traVedy tes
tified today In the trial of Floyd Al
len, charged with murdering Prosecu
tor Foster, that shots were fired by
members of the Allen clan before the
court officers and others rf turned the
hots. The commonwealth produced
witnesses by whom the prosecution
hopes to establish the fact that a con
spiracy waa formed by the Aliens to
sentenced to prison. All witnesses
placed on the stand by the atate have
Each Will Take a Solid Block
of Sixteen Votes to
ROOSEVELT DEFEATS r
PRESIDENT BY 4000
Gets 66 Delegate in State
Meeting Clark Has Sub
stantial Lead Over
Gov. Wilson. '
Washington, May 7.
The following statement was today
issued by Senator DlxOn, Col. Roose
velt's campaign manager, : regarding
the Maryland primary result:
'Colonel Roosevelt won a smashing
victory In the Maryland presidential
preference primary yesterday and
carries the solid delegation of 16 from
that state to the republican national
convention at Chicago. Despite un
favorable weather conditions, the
primary -vote was about 50 per cent
of the total republican vote of the
state, an unusually heavy vote for a
primary. Colonol Roosevelt's major
ity over Mr. Taft is about 10,000. ,
'Maryland is the eighth state to
elect delegates to the Chicago con
vention by presidential primaries.
These eight states aggregate 248 dele-
gates. - Of these, Mr. Taft has only
30, two from the Lorlmer district ot .
Illinois, six from Pennsylvania, and
22 from Massachusetts, Including the
eight Roosevelt delegates voluntarily,
advised by Colonel Roosevelt to vote
for Mr. Taft In accordance with the
preference of the state. Colonel
Roosevelt has 182 of these 248 dele
gates, approximately three times as .
many as both of his opponents com
bined.. He defeated Mr. Taft six to
one In delegates from the eight pri
mary states. This is the complete
answer from' the - republican yotera-
themselves to the Taft candidacy."
Baltimore, May 7 Late returns last ,
night and early today from the Mary
land primaries made no material
change in the majorities Indicated for
Theodore Roosevelt and Champ- Clark
at- the atate conventions. Roosevelt
has 66 delegates, one more than 18
necessary for control. Although re
turns are Incomplete from counties
outside Baltimore, enough have been
received to establish Taft's defeat. ,
Democratic returns, still Incomplete
but apparently conclusive, give Champ
Clark 72 delegates, Woodrow Wilson
44 and Judson Harmon 4. Estimates
of the personal preferential vote of ,
Maryland give Roosevelt a majority
of 4000 over Taft. Clark's plurality
in Baltimore city over Wilson approx
imated 13,000. The vote when com- ,
pleted In the counties probably will
reduce this to 11,000. ' ,' ' . .
Roosevelt and Clark therefore will
each take from Maryland to the na
tional conventions a solid block of IB
Says "Maryland Went Right."
New York, May 7. When Col.
Roosevelt waj Informed that indica
tions were he had carried tho Mary
land primaries over Taft, he smiled
and said: "Maryland went right; I
NO. 31 DERAILED
Southern Washington to Jackson
ville Train Leaves the Track
Washington, May 7. Southern
railway headquarters here (received
today word that train No. 31 of the'
Southeastern limited, which left here :
at :20 o'clock last night for Savan
nah and ackionvllle, was derailed
north of Columbia, S. C.
Later Information at Southern rail
way headquarters here was that the
engine, postal car, combination car .
and one coach of the train were de
railed at Sairwold, S. C. All the de
railed cars remained upright. Ten
passengers were. Injured and all the
Injured were taken to Columbia,
where six were placed In a hospital.
The breaking of an axle of one of
the driving wheels caused the wreck.
ired at Floyd Point Blank Four
"agred that the shooting was started
by the Aliens. Two mora witnesses
testified today that they saw Floyd
shooting In the court officers' dlrec- '
Further evidence that Floyd Allen
wore bullet-proof protection In th
Hlllsvllle court developed. Deputy
Uherlff Gillespie testllled that nTter
the thontlng begun, h fired four shot
point-blank at Floyd. Before Allen
was arrested be changed his clothes.
Gillespie firmly believes the Allr.n
clansmen on the day of the traredy
wore armour as a protection.
Cincinnati May music
Ic festival. I anion
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Background image: Grandfather Mountain,