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J?y STECK, SHELOB S SCHRODER,
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WALHALLA, SOUTH CAROLINA,
New Serie? No. ?47.-Volume I?IV.-No. ?3.
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THE BEAVEKDAM ASSOCIATION, j
Session l^ast Week at Westminster
Was An Ideal One.
The Beaverdam Association closed
its session at Westminster last week
after one of the best and most har- .
hionlous meetings ever held. It was j
nlBO one of the largest attended1
meetings, the attendance remaining j
throughout tho session larger than I
During the past year the Women's
Missionary societies of the associa
tion raised in excess of $800 for
missions, and they set as their stand
ard the f**u of $1,000 for the next j
Among tho most important mat
ters taken up was the consideration
of the proposition for the establish
ment of a Baptist high school In the
) mountain section of Oconee county,
nnd active work for preliminary
steps was begun. A committee was
appointed for the purpose of consid
ering tho selection of a site for the
proposed Institution and to raise
/ funds therefor. This committee is
composed of the following gentle
men: Prank M. Cary, P. P. Sullivan,
j' W. M. Brown (Walhalla). A. 1*. Mar
ett, M. H. Dee. with J. W. Shel or as
attorney for the committee. This
committee will in the near future
visit tlie Dong Creek section for the
purpose of looking into the availa
bility of a proposed site for the
Other committees of importance
? that were appointed by the associa
tion are as follows:
Executive Committee-P. P. Sulli
van, P. M. Cary. J, W. Shelor, J. B.
Harris. T. M. Elrod, H. C. Walker.
On Laymen's Movement-J, B.
Harris, W. M. Lemmons, J. W. She
lor, W. N. Bruce, Dr. W. J. Carter.
The next session of the association
will be held at Shiloh Baptist
church, in Anderson county, on
Tuesday after the first Sunday In Au
HAVE A BLACK "BLUE BEA HI)."
Atlanta Police Believe they Have a
Atlanta, Aug. 12. - In Lawton
Brown, confessed murderer, tho po
lice believe they have a negro "Blue
Beard," who ls responsible for at
least twelve of the fifteen murders of
negro women in Atlanta during the
last year. According to the police,
Brown yesterday made a complete
confession of the killing of Eva Flor
ence, a mulatto, last November, and
to-day detectives gathered evidence
indicating that the prisoner is tile
"Jack the Hipper" for whom they
have been searching.
Since his arrest two women lia ve
claimed Brown as husband, and it ls
the theory ol* the police thal the mur
derer lived with each of his alleged
victims as wife before doing away
with them. Tho prisoner displays a
remarkable knowledge of the cy!mes
laid to tho dooi Of tho "Jack the Kip
per," and in two Instances is said to
haye declared he was a witness to
tile killing. Brown denies complicity
In any of the crimes except tho kill
ing of the Florence negress.
Brown ls a lanky, well-dressed ne
gro, with small, sharp eyes that dart
about nervously as though in con
stant dread. He has broken down
under the strain of his arrest and
begs continuously for a guard to be
kept near him.
President Johnson Refuses.
Rock HUI, Aug. \'?.-Winthrop
College, Rock Hill and tho State of
South Carolina have been highly
complimented by the effort made iii
the last three or four days to secure
the services of the president of Win
throp College for the greatest edu
cational association in the world, at
a very fine salary. President John
son wits too imtch Wrapped up in
Winthrop's future and had too many
visions for the expansion of tho In
stitution into "Creator Winthrop" to
consider the proposition made him.
to close out at
la, S. O. f
UY FOR CASH. I
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JOHN P. SCIUKJCJS ?8 N<> HORK.
Confederate Veteran, Upright Cm?
/en, He Will He Missed.
(Greenville News, 13th.)
The friends and acquaintances of
John Pollard Scruggs, Confederate
veteran, and one of Greenville's old
est citizens, will learn with regret of
his death, which occurred at 1.30
o'clock yesterday morning nt his
home on Perry avenue.
Mr. Scruggs was 72 years old, and
while he had been in feeble health
for some time, his death was-unlook
ed for. The greater part pf his life
waa spent In Greenville. For many
years he was Deputy Collector of In
ternal Reyenue for this .' yilatri?t, I
v?hlch position lib nile?-'with credit;
to himself. At tho beginning of the
Civil War he enlisted with the Fur
man Guards, under Cor. W. H. Camp
bell. The name of the company was
changed to Earle's flattery when W.
E. Earle was put in charge. Mr.
Scruggs remained with the Battery
until the surrender at Greensboro in
18(55. Mr. Scruggs took quite an ac
tive part In all the reunions of the
nattery since the war. He will he
greatly missed in the community.
He is survived ' three children,
Misses Mamie ai 'attie Scruggs
and B. \V. Scruggs, L luthrie, Okla
The funeral services will be from
Brandon Methodist church, of which
he was a member. The pastor, Rev.
Mr. McFarlan, will officiate.
John P. Scruggs was well known
in Walhalla and throughout Oconee
county. His official business fre
quently called him to this place, and
he counted his friends by the num
ber of his acquaintances. Ho was
recognized all over the State for his
worth as a man, as citizen, as sol
dier. He Ulled well every position
he held, performing his duties hon
estly and conscientiously. lt voa
our privilege to know him intimately
and well, and the friendly clasp of
his big, honest band will bo greatly
Excursionists Leave Charleston.
(News and Courier, 13th.)
Moro than one thousand excursion
ists, the greater part of whom will
bo Charlestonlans, will leave this
city to-morrow on niuo trains, for
the big annual mountain and North
ern excursions of the Southern and
Atlantic. Coast Dine railways.
The advance ticket solo on both
roads has already smashed all rec
ords, and it. is expected that when
the last of the trains shall lia ve pull
ed out. of the Union depot to-nior
row night, more people will have left
for the annual cut-rate outing than
in Hie liest of the previous years.
Every one of the train-crowds will
be "personally conducted." a special
representative of the road going on
each train from Charleston to Its
destination to insure the comfort of
tho passengers in every way.
Drowned While Pishing.
Gaffney, Aug. 12.- Edward Brady,
a well known young Cherokee county
farmer, who lived near tili? city, was
drowned in Broad river, near Goat
Island, this afternoon about 4 o'clock.
A party of llshermen- loft the City
this morning for a dfriynt Broad
river. The party w^fa??Jn seining,
and young Brady, who'was a poor
swimmer, got in water .too deep for
him and went out. Jesse Brady, his
father, who was with the party, made
a brave attempt to rescue the young
man, but without avail. Brady was
about 18 years of age, and enjoyed
a good reputation in the community.
Call Meeting, Coner?ss Local,
There Will be a called meeting of
Coneross Local Farmers' Union on
Saturday, August 17th, at the Blue
Ridge school house, at 6 o'clock p. m.
All members are urged to attend.
F. ll. Burley, Secretary.
TILLMAN ASHAMED FOB 'f>TATH.
Says Houtft Carolin?'? Fair N?mV I?
Hoing H-raggcd in Miro. :
Washington, Aug.. 10.-^?6nato&
Tillman tooday ia a Bin?cment to the
press, regarding the campaign in
South Carolina, said:
"Many telegrams and letters haye
come to ray office since the publica
tion of my letter to Mr. SiniB, nndM
deem it both necessary and'proper,
under the circumstances, sfor me to
make a statement to the press. In
that way alode can I prevent mis
takes being made, and having words
iand ideas put Into my mouth which
?r.6 not warranted.
"I have not written any letter
which was Intended, or could bo le
gitimately used as Jones campaign
literature. I have desired to main
tain the attitude Of neutrality In the
Governor's race which I announced
at tho beginning. 1 have never be
lieved a United States Senator ought
to take an actlve.';part in tho nomina
tion for State Offices. What letters I
have written wore penned In the hope
of moderating the fury with which
charges and 'countercharges were
being hurled back and forth, but In
stead of producing that effect, lt has
seemed to increase the bitterness,
and I'M resolved that I will not per
mit myself to be drawn intp this
Carolina's Time of Need.
"I am in Washington discharging
the .duties of my office as Senator
from South Carolina as well as my
health and blighted strength will per
mit. .While my health is steadily Im
proving, I have no hopo of its becom
ing sufficiently restored for mo to do
any speaking In the campaign. God
knows I wish I could, for if thofeever
was a time when the people needed
clearness of vision and sound advice
it is now. 1 could speak what I can-,
not write, and do it with more force
"Among the public services which
I have rendered South Carolina I coli?
sider none of them more valuabl?
than the aid I gave In the establish
ment of the primary system for State
offices, with the county-to-county
campaign. When rightly xv d this
latterTls a great educational Loree'In
instructing the people upon many
...public, questions, and brihglng vtltem
face to' face with the men who are
seeking 'their votes. I have been sin
cerely anxious that nothing should bc
done to Impair the usefulness of thia
educational agency. Instead of our
candidates discussing great public
questions and teaching the people,
the meetings have been little else
than vulgar quarreling matches, in
Which blackguardism, vulgarity, ob
scenity and abuse, almost without
limit, and all manner of filthy
speeches lia ve been allowed to pre
dominate. The State's good name lias
been dragged in tile mire to the dis
gust and shaine of all right-thinking
Carolinians. Patriotic, citizens must
take council to get her now to lift
these meeting? back to a high plane
and make them the great educators
they are intended to be.
Will Not Dictate to People.
"Jridge Jones ought to have been
content with what I said and stoppe.:
there, ile had no right to incite Gov
ernor Bl ease's friends to bombard
me with telegrams and letters, by of
fering one hundred dollars' rewan
to any one who would get me to de
clare Blease or Duncan was 'eminent
ly qualified for the Governor's office.
1 do not feel that it is my business U
dictate to the people of South Caro
lina as to whom they should elec
Governor. If 1 could have done that
John G. Richards, Jr., would be Gov
"I am naturally frank and binn
and somewhat impulsive. Therefore
In writing to friends in South Caro
lina, 1 have not been on the watch
lest, some phrase in my letter woul<
Iny me under suspicion of being ?
Bleaseite, Jonesite or a Duncanite
Pdr instance, some days ago, in writ
lng to a friend in Marlboro. I said
'Sensible men will never weigh Sena
tor Tillman and Governor Blease it
the same scales. If the fools do, I
is not any fault of mine.' I said thli
in the same spirit in which 1 said
'No sensible man in the State believe
that Judge Jones ls In favor of soda
equality.' Just as no one but a foo
will consider Judge Jones as being ii
favor of social equality, so no on?
but a fool will regard Govorno
Blease as the only representative o
Tillmanism, or its best exponent
There are hundreds of Tillmanitos ii
the State who are better exponent
of both than either Jones or Bleas
Ashamed for South Carolina.
"1 do not see what that lias to d
with lt anyway. The Issue ls, o
ought to be, integrity of. purpose
patriotism and ability ; cleanness 0
character, high ideals; capacity t
lead the people and show them th
best way to go; courage to execut
the laws unflinchingly, and withou
fear or favor:
"I have been made ashamed, a
every South Carolinian must bo, a
the vulgarity, indecency and cow
ardlee that has been shown on th
stump. When my brother Senator
read about the passing of tho Ho I
every meeting In South Ca roil hf
they, with a veiled sneer, allude to I
In surprise. I have no word to sa
because 1 cannot. I resented the ll
with a blow on the floor of the Sen
ate, and that has been regarded her
as an Illustration of the State's splrh
"Tile people of the State ought t
compel those who seek their vote
??fc??lfc OF ROBERT A.^ COFFEY.
o? Anderson's Most. Highly
! (Anderson Mall, 12th.)
N'-'i^lSfrtanilly and relatives of lt. A,
Coffey rece)ved thc sad news of his
'doa.tjK.^.t> Highlands, N. C., Saturday
nlghtiR ^Mr. Coffey was . 66 years of
age ij&d one of the prominent citi
zens VA?. the city. Tho Immediate
cause, pf his death was heart failure,
though'-.ho had been In declining
health for over a year. Ile had gone
to Highlands seeking to recover his
health/, \ but Mi weakened condition
led to the attack of heart failure,
Which.-Caused his death. Tho family
wont once to Highlands and re
turned'.:* wi th the remains Monday
M'r^^pffey waa horn at Clayton,
Ca.* nVi'd spent the greater pa rt of his
life 111 the mercantile business. He
was wi.truG Southern gentleman of
tho o?d'.school, and a devout Chris
tian,'over willing to help his fellow
man .-jp distress and care for the
weak .and oppressed. He served In
the anny of the Confederacy the two
latte'B?Vjears of the war as a courier
with-ti highly honorable record. Af
ter tl$iwar he lived for n number of
years'^. Walhalla, whence he chang
ed hlb,vj| sldence to Anderson on nc
co un tuff bis health. He retired from
a?tlvejfli?slness life a number of years
HefittV survived by his wife, Mrs.
Elleri|?06ffey, three daughters, Mrs.
John&ftte. Mrs. H. E. Cochran, both
living ;lu, Anderson, and Miss Dottie
Coffeyv. Ho is also survived by a sis
ter, Mys. Nan McCurry, of Greenville,
and a^br.other, Harry Coffey, of Clay
ton, Qa, He he?ame a member of
the Baptist church in his early life
and Was always identified with its
work throughout his life.
Mr;.Ooffey was well and favorably
know$;ln Walhalla and Oconeo coun
ty, and the news of his death will be
Jlearrted with deep regret by many
JMenas,: During lils residence here
.with lils family years ago he was
rtinown:. far and near for lils high
Standards pf lifo and^for;his honesty
,., : ?-*--,
W'OjhF j STA HM CAMPA IGN > [ MEET,
Will1 Ile' Hold Theve Au^iist 10th as
The pcoplo of the Wolf Stake sec
tion of Oconeo have requested that
the county chairman give them a
campaign meeting as originally
planned. It will be remembered that
tho Wolf Stake meeting wau called
off by County Chairman .lames M.
Moss on request, and a meeting nt
Tamass?? announced In Its stead.
The county chairman, upon re
quest of citizens of Wolf Stake, asks
us to announce that the Wolf Stake
meeting will be held as originally
planned, Friday, August lGth, and
the Tamassee meeting is called off.
The meeting will be held ?il Wolf
Stake Baptist church.
KN I) OF CONGRESS COME SOON.
Session About to Terminate-250
Days Already Gone.
Washington, Aug. 12.-Congress
ls about to terminate a session that
has now run over 2f)0 days. Since
tba organization of the government
there have been but seven continu
ous sessions of greater length. Meas
ured by the standard of new laws
enacted, this one has not been fruit
ful of much general legislation; but
from the standpoint of great Issues
fought out and great policies out
lined, it has been of more than usual
Political activities have helped to
prolong lt and political differences
between tho House and Senate, the
ono Democratic and the other con
trolled hy an Independent element of
the Republican party, have served to
tie up appropriation hills and im
pede the progress of much general
Many hugo annual apporpriatlon
hills that should have become effect
ive July 1, still are nt issue between
the two Houses. Minor legislation
and Important questions of general
interest are to ho laid aside in an
effort to bring about adjournment by
next Saturday, or at tho latest hy the
end of the following week.
Run Over by Own Auto.
Darlington, Aug. 10. - W. Cogges
hall attempted to crank up his auto*
mobile this afternoon without throw
ing the same out of gear, and as a
result, tho machine ran over him and
broke his leg in two places. While,
his Injuries are very painful It ls* not
thought that they are dangerous.
for high official positions to behave
and speak like gentlemen. Tho peo
ple can do lt, and the people alone
can do lt. One can speak boldly, ag
gressively and truthfully, and not
flinch from stating the facts, and do
it In parliamentary language, and
public opinion Should demand this,
and tho people should enforce it ns a
rule. Else, for the Stato's good
name, we had better cease having
theso State campaigns at all, and
they aro too valuable to give up be
causo of tho manner in which they
are being prosecuted, lt. is a dis
grace to have them conducted In tho
way they have been this year. It
would ho little short of a calamity to
have them cense altogether.
MATTHUS. OF NKW8 AT HKNF.CA,
.In?]ivo Jon? H to Speak at St,HO P. M.
Seneca, AUK. IS.-Special: Memo
rial exercises to the memory of Run
kin Anderson, Jr., were held last
Sunday afternoon at the Presbyterian
church by the Willing Workers, of
which he was a member. Eight boys
and girl? took part In the program of
songs and recitations. The touching
and effective service was arranged
hy Mrs. W. P. Reid, thc loader of the.
Band of Willing Workers. There
were forty members present, and a
large number of friends, to witness
the exorcises, which proved a beau
tiful tribute to tho worth of Ruskin
as a member. Miss Florido Propst
delivered the following beautiful eu
"We are gathered together to-day.
to pay a tribute to one of our num
ber who now sleeps his last sleep.
! The occasion is one that lllls our
hearts with sadness. The death of
Ruskin Anderson not only caused a
vacancy In our ranks, but has left an
aching void in our hearts.
"As a member of our little band
he was always cheerful; possessed of
courage -and manliness, his bright
smile cast a glow of sunshine after
all. The spark of life has been ex
tinguished here only to bo rekindled
In that blissful realm above. Me ls
gone, but not forgotten.
"Ile was a member of the Boy
Scouts, and as such displayed that
courage which in maturer years
ripens into heroism. During his ill
ness lt was only necessary to remind
him of this, and the things which at
first seemed hard for him to do be
came easy, and he yielded a cheerful
obedience. We, together with his
loved ones, mourn his death.
"As wo place this wreath of our
esteem upon his little mound wo drop
tho silent tear of sympathy for his
dear bereaved ones."
On next Monday afternoon, the
19th instant, at 3.30 o'clock, Ira B.
Jones, candidate for Governor, will
speak in deneen, This news will at
tract many friends of Judge Jones,
, and others* who-will doubtless come
??ere f roar Oak way, where Governor
Colo L. Blease, will speak at ll
caused *hb loss of a largo quantity gr
canitod goodB a? Thornwell Orphan
age recently, lt has been suggested
that tho various churchos. through
out the country make contributions
to replace the loss. The giov? ls al
ready on foot in Senecn, and doubt
less a fine showing will be made, as
there has been an unusual amount of
canning done in the county.
Miss Mary Julia Reid'silent the
past week-end with her homefolks
Rev. and Mrs. M. R. Kirkpatrick
are spending their vacation at Mon
trent, ami the pulpit of the Presbyte
rian church was unoccupied last Sab
Misses Leah Harper and Maude
Hopkins aro visiting in Lenoir, N. C.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Lunney spent
several days last week in Atlanta.
A largo party of Richlandltes pic
nicked at High Bridge Monday even
Little Miss Inicia Xlmmons enter
tained a large number of her young
friends at a birthday party Monday
afternoon. The time was spent in
games on the lawn and delicious re
freshments werfc enjoyed.
Mrs. F. M. Cary and children are
visiting at Brevard. They are ac
companied by Mrs. Loy Cary.
Seneca ls naturally proud of the
fact, that the two four-year scholar
ships for Clemson were awarded to
two Seneca boys, viz.: Earle McMa
han and J. W. Stribling. Earle ls a
graduate from the tenth grade, and
J. W. ls a ninth grade pupil. This
news will nlso be gratifying to the
teachers of these grades.
Miss Carrie Hunter entertained at
a beautiful luncheon for the Gossip
ers last Friday morning In honor of
her visitor, Miss Pearle Leavello, of
Mississippi. Forty-two was played,
and at the close of the game luncheon
was served at the tables on the pi
azza where the guests were Boated.
Mrs. 1). P. Thomson has been quite
unwell tho past week, but her
friends arc glad to learn of an im
provement in her condition.
Miss Norma Qlgnilllal was the
I gracious hostess to a few of her
friends last Friday evening. The
affair was characterized by former
lovely affairs, which makes the
young hostess' friends eager always
to accept an Invitation to this at
A few of the younger society tot
met, .With Miss Marguerite Adams last
.Tuesday evening informally, and en
joyed dancing for it few hours,
y^hornely Cary entertained a num
he* of his young friends delightfully
one evening the past week.
Miss May Hamilton entertained
for her Sunday School class Monday
afternoon at a lawn party,
R. K. NI m mons is off on his vaca
tion, but ho declined to give the ob
jective point of his travels before
leaving, which fact makes his friends
here suspicious as to tho extent or
directions of his trip.
Dr. R. L. Leavello, of Oxford, Mis
sissippi, is a distlngnistied visitor to
Seneca, having joined lils wire bore
for a few days heforo going on to
Asheville for a stay of several weeks.
L. A. Edwards, cashier of tho Citi
zens' Bank, and Miss Farmer were
married Monday evening at Toccoa,
Ga. Tho friends of tho couple here
CONFEDERATE HOME MUDDLE.
Hltuntlon Creates Great Interest
Throughout tho Stat?.
Columbia, Aug. 12.-Old soldiers
quartered there, and tho officials of
the Confederate Home, aro busy
writing articles to the papers ex
plaining the pros and cons of the re
cent difficulty reuniting In tho whole
State being aroused over the situa- '
Hon; floreo rcsontment being ex
pressed at what is said to have been
a "hint" to ono of tho old sodllers
that, unless ho voted for r?lense, ho
would bo discharged; the suspen
sion of a vetoran from Lancaster
county, the home of Judgo Jones,
for thirty days, and tho charge by
.lohn J. MeMahan that tho chairman
of tho board, Major Richardson, ls
allowing himself salary In violation
of the law.
The controversy began over tho
publication of a statement, coming
from an old sohller, to the offoet that
an employee of the home, Edward
Jones, a supporter of Judgo Ira D.
Jones for Governor, had boen given
a "hint" hy Major H. W. Richardson,
the chairman of the board, that un
less he voled for Governor Hloaso ho
would be "?lr?d." The matter was
aired in the press and Major Rich
ardson denied any attempt at coerc
ing the old soldiers or attempting to
Influence them to vote for Bleaso. lt
seems that Major Richardson mado
a speech to this effect at the home
and denied Veteran Massey tho right
to reply, at least thnt is the charge.
Subsequently more ehnrges and de
nials passed, and then Veteran Mas
sey was suspended from tho home tor
thirty days on the charge of being
drunk, and in a card Major Rjdnard
son stated that ho had aiei?otltion
signed hy a number of yetbraus ask
ing that Massey bo barred from tho
old Soldiers' Homo, V
lt should have been stated that
Major Richardson ls an ardent sup
porter of Govoihor Blease. Former
Representatlv<tofJ. J. McMahan, who
ls running for tho Legislature In
this county, wrote a lotter to the
press in which he stated that the
records showed that Major Richard
son had boen drawing a malaryvabd*
pointed out that .the"act orpatlng1 tho
board" no fealaryv Ife^iTO?eL^for
In his reply Major Richardson
stated that ho had drawn tho salary
as treasurer of the home, saying, "As
chairman I draw no salary. The
money I earn ls for my services as
treasurer, book-keeper and general
Knew Naught of Petition.
The last card was signed by 30
of the old sohllers of the home and
declared that they have no knowl
edge of ?he petition to which Major
Richardson says he holds from a
number of them asking for the per
manent discharge of Vetoran Mas
The signed statement from tho old
We, the undersigned, inmates of
the Confederate Home, seeing In to
day's Issue of the State newspapers
a statement made hy Major Rich
ardson that he now holds a petition
from many of the inimit?s of the
home declaring that Massey In not a
flt inmate of the home, and asking
for his permanent discharge: We,
the undersigned, declare most posi
tively that we have no knowledge of
any such petition.
Signed: Wm. H. Vogel. S. Boin
eau. 15. Black mon, Dwight West
coat. N. W. Jones, J. W. Willson,
W. H. Williamson, I. W. Byrd, Isaac
Gregory, J. IO. Bush. Asa Tu rho ville,
W. W. Edwards, J. W. James, H. M.
Fortner, W. C. Perry, H. Boinoau,
S. I). Boland, C. C. Horton, Sr., J. T.
Hays, F. M. Carter, W. C. Cameron,
I. T. Gregory, D. Y. Morgan, J. V.
Bryce, J. V. Young, J. A. Lomax, L.
B. (hiller, J. Gideon, L. P. Collier.
MAY SH 101) LIGHT OX MYSTERY.
Suspect Arrested in Case of tho Fam
ous Hollo Murder.
Anderson, Aug. 10 -Jesse .Murray,
a white man about 3li years of age,
has been lodged in jail here charged
with the murder of D. Hutto, the
aged Confederate veteran who was
killed by having his skull crushed to
a pulp in his little store on the ex
tension of Greenville street last
The case has been shrouded il)
mystery, and tho arrest is the result,
of some clever detective work on the
part of Deputy Sheriff Van Martin.
If Murray proves to be the guilty
man Deputy Martin will receive a
large reward offered hy the Governor
of llar State and relatives of tho mur
dered man. Robbery was evidently
the motive of the murder, lt is said
that Murray has stated to friends
tluit he and another man went to tho
store lo sell tho proprietor whiskey
and that they decided on tho robbery.
The other man has not been arrested.
Oeonee's Campaign Meetings.
State campaign meeting at Wal
halla Tuesday, August 20th.
August 16th--Wolf Stnko.
August 23d--Westminster. . ....
August 23d-Westminster Cotton
Mill (at night).
August 24 th- -Oakway.