Ollie Chavous - Aiken SC paper 11 Jan 1928
CHAVOUS RELEASED ; Rice. Issues Order Setting Negro Wbo Aided Jailor Free Ollie Chavous, negro prisoner in the Aiken county jail, serving as a trusty was released on Wednesday I on. an order signed by Judge Hayiu 1 F. Rice, being given his full liberty. This was accorded Chavous for his conduct in assistance of Jailor Rupert Taylor last Friday night in the attempted attempted break of a number of prisoners prisoners from ihe jail. Tavlur was attacked bv Waite. while- he was ndleeting his supper dishes. Jack;-"!! attempting to overpower overpower hint. The Negro almost overcame overcame the jailor and would probably ha\'e d"iie su,' had not Chavdu-. the j trusty, i-dinc to hi.s rf.seiie, Oiarcii'^iKis lieen in the Aiken jail .since lasi April. , He is .very young, and had been st'Ulohoed tn the Xegi 1 " reformat.!)]';.-. That sentence was appealed appealed and "ther matter" .- r-einainrd iitidi-cided. '