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"TO THINE OWN SELF BE TRUE, AND IT MUST FOLLOW AS THE NIGHT THE DAY: THOU CANST NOT THEN BE FALSE TO ANY MAN."
New Series No. (?57.-Volume LXIV.-No. 13.
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for Your Money
You know that price- doesn't always determine the quality
of an article; lt matters not what you buy.
The bcBt evidence ls tho number of satisfied customers and
the continual repeat sales. Ask any wearer what he thinks of
"Star Brand" Shoes. You'll find them all to be well satisfied.
And why should they not? Every "Star Brand" Shoo ls mado
of the best tanned leather. No substitutes aro ever used. Each | *h
pair ls made over comfort-glvlng lasts, with just enough style
to mark their individuality. You can get them In any of the pop
Son m of Our Popular Sellers:
Tho "Patriot"-"A fine shoo for men."
The "Pilgrim"-"The business man's shoe."
"Stronger-Than-The-Law" -"Tho strongest and longest
wearing work shoes."
Tho "Soft & Good"--"A work shoe true to name."
Tho "Our Family"-"For every member of the family."
"Tess and Ted"--School shoes for girls and boys. Look bet
ter, flt better-wear longer.
Try a pair.
C. W. J. E. BAUKNIGHTj*
Walhalla, S. C. | ^
j& IT PAYS TO BUY FOR. CASH. ??
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Money is Power !
Labor is Power !
You work a week for $10.00.
That ten dollars represents a week of your life
work. You are a week older, and as the weeks,
months and years go by your strength is gradually
exhausted; you have put your strength into dollars.
What nave you done with these dollars? Have
you spent them as fast as you earned them? If you
nave, you are poor indeed; but if you have spent only
a part of the dollars and kept some of them, you have
in these dollars stored up energy and strength to
provide for you in your old age. ,
How much better still is your position if you have
put these saved dollars to work for you !
A good way to do this is to deposit them in some
good, strong bank.
_ The Westminster Bank,
j Westminster, S. O.*
is a good place to ptit these dollars.
j W. P. ANDERSON, P. P. SULLIVAN,
; President. Cashier.
I J. M. NORRIS. Assistant Cashier.
NEW FEDERAL COURT RULING.
Will Not Adjourn-Only a Recess Or
Greenville, Oct. 19.-One of the
fen tu rcs of the session of the Fede
ral Court yesterday was a ruling
made hy Judge Rose to the effect that
he will not adjourn the present term
of court, but will recess it until the
next term meets. The purpose of
this ruling leaving the court iii ses
sion is to guard against any of tho
several parties convicted at this
term-but who will not begin serv
ing their sentences until later-dak
ing advantage of the mercy of. tho
court by failing to put in their ap
pearance when tho day arrives for
them to go to prison. Should any
one who has been shown this mealy
fail to report for jail service on tie
day appointed ho will bo arresto 1
and the sentence already passe.!
upon him Increased to any extent tho
court sees fit.
As ls generally known, tho Fede
ral Judges sitting In court at Green
ville have frequently shown great
mercy to men convicted of offenses
against tho government. For in
stance, if a man ls convicted at the
spring term of the court and given
a jail sentence the judge will allow
that man to go and finish his crop
if ho has one-and begin serving
bis sentence after the crops have
been "laid by." If a man is convict
ed at the fall term of the court tho
judge sometimes allows that man to
go and gather lils crops, and thou
servo tho sentence lu the winter
months, when there is no work to
be done on the farm.
French Aviator Killed.
Bordeaux, Oct. 20.-A French avi
ator, A meedo LaCrour, was killed to
u-iy wliilo giving an exhibition of
fancy flying at. Mussidnn. A heavy
gust of wind overturned his mono
plane and the aviator fell from a
height of f>00 feet.
Tf you havo young children you
have perhaps noticed that disorders
of tho stomach aro their most com
mon ailment. To correct this you
will find Chamberlain's Stomach and
Liver Tablets excellent. They are
easy and pleasant to take, and mild
and gentle In effect. For sale by all
LOUIS H. MAGI? INDICTED.
Banker Accused of False Testimony
in Federal Courts.
Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 19.-Louis 13.
MagUl, president of the L. 13. Magld
Company, hankers, has been Indicted
on six counts, charging perjury, by
tho Fulton county grand jury. The
true bills were returned on informa
tion furnished the jury by F. A. Mc
Vey, acting for the Georgia Railway
and Power Company, and grew out
of Magld's testimony in a Superior
Court suit, recently brought to en
join the merger of the Georgia Rail
way and Power Company, and a Fed
eral suit under tho Sherman act.
Col. W. L. Peel, president of the
American National Hank, made his
Mr. Magld has been more or less
interested in the development of the
Tallulah Faljs section. Me at one
time projected a silk Industry In
that region without success. In ad
dition to bia Interest in the develop
ment ol* water power at Tallulah, ho
is at present Interested In the Appa
lachian Apple Orchards Company, an
organization operating under the
Mr. Magld's attorneys gave out a
statement this afternoon to tho ef
fect that Mr. Magld believes the in
dictment a result of his determina
tion to push his suit against the
power company. Statements made
to bim by attorneys for tho company
were construed hy Mr. Magld in the
light of threats. Ile says lt ls found
ed on one-sided evidence and he de
sires a speedy trial. His lawyers
brand the "persecution" ns a "law
less and outrageous attempt to force
him to withdraw his suit."
Columbia. Oct. 21.-Tho joint
committee on endowment of the
three educational Institutions of the
Presbyterian churdh In this Stnte Is
endeavoring to raise an endowment
of $200,000 for the three Institutions
Columbia Theological Seminary,
Presbyterian College of South Caro
lina'at ('linton, and Chleora College,
Greenville. Of this amount $132,000
has already been raised. The com
mittee recently began work in Char
leston Presbytery, but this campaign
has been postponed.
GHANl> JURY INDICTS VAUGHN.
Charged With Heinous Crimes
Against Girl Inmates of Home.
(Greenville Piedmont, 21st.)
Two truo hills wero returned hy
the Greenville county grand jury, sit
ting in special session, this morning,
against Thurston U. Vaughn, former
superintendent of the South Carolina
Odd Kellows Homo, located near this
city. These charge him with having
had crlmlanl relations with two lit
tle girl inmates of the Institution.
A third indictment handed to the
grand jury charges him with having
had criminal relations with a third
little girl and of nnother heinous
crime. The jury is expected to re
port upon this early this afternoon.
It is understood that the three cases
will be tried together.
It was stated this morning that
the defense would probably ask for
Gie three dnys allowed by law after
tho return of a true bill, In which
event the trial will not proceed until
Truo Bill All Tinco Cases.
(Greenville News, 22d.)
Having been arraigned on three
indictments handed down by the
grand Jury yesterday morning charg
ing him with the crime of rape, T.
U. Vaughn demanded tho three days'
interim allowed a defendant by law
from tho timo of his formal arraign
ment until he is placed on trial. On
Wednesday morning lt will be deter
mined whether the trial will pro
ceed at that time or begin the fol
The three indictments handed
down by tho grand Jury are identi
cal, with the exception that tho
wlthln-named deponents are different
and the dates on which the offenses
are said to have been committed
vary. Fach indictment conlssts of
three counts, the first charging what
is known as "common law rape," that
ls, rape by force and violence and
without the consent of the victim;
the second charging assault with in
tent to ravish, and tho third charg
ing what Is known as "statutory
rape," that is, having carnal knowl
edge of a woman child under the age
of fourteen years. The grand Jury
Indicted the defendant on all three
counts of the three bills.
MOONSHINER IS SLY OLD FOX.
He Left Greenville Before Sentence
of Court Was Plussed,
Greenville, Oct. 19.-William
(alias Babe) Durham, the old moon
shiner who took French leave of the
United States Court Thursday, while
tho jury was out considering a case
against him and live other mountain
eers for Illicit distillation of whis
key, and for whoso return to the
court Judge Rose issued a hench
warrant and also an order estreat
ing hf? bend, seems to bo playing
hide-and-seek with the officers and
his attorney, as well.
Farly yesterday morning the tele
phone in the ofllce of Habe Durham's
attorney rang vigorously. Upon an
swering the telephone the lawyer was
told that "long distance" wanted
him. Tho connection was made, and
what should tho attorney hear at tho
other end of the lino but the cheery
voice of the old mountaineer.
Durham steadfastly refused to tell
the attorney "who 'e he was at," nor
would he give any satisfactory expla
nation of why ho left the Federal
Court room so unceremoniously. All
the lawyer could get out of Durham
was that he wont away to "tend to
bigness." Durham dropped the at
torney a suggestion, however., and
that was that If the attorney wished
to communicate with him he could
do it through his brother. With that
Durham hung up the receiver.
The attorney scratched his head
for a moment In thought. Then he
took down the receiver mid called
"long distance." Inquiring of tho
young lady whore the call was made
from, the attorney was told that lt
came from Spartanburg. And that
was as much as tho attorney could
Tho other parties concerned in the
case have not yet been s< ntenced, and
In tho meantime the officers have the
bench warrant for the old "moon
shiner" and aro searching for him.
"If He Eever Comes Rack."
(Greenville News, 22d.)
If William (alias Habe) Durham,
a sly old moonshiner who took
French leave of the Federal court
last week while the jury was out de
liberating over a case against him
and four of his pals, ls ever appre
hended and brought to the court, he
will find a sealed verdict awaiting
him, and with the compliments of
Judge Henry C. Rose, of Baltimore,
"Two years In the Federal peni
tentiary at Atlanta and a fino of
$100" is the sentence which Judge
Rose wrote out and sealed ?ip In an
envelope yesterday afternoon just be
fore adjourning court. Durham's
pals fared as follows: Luther Dur
ham, two years In the Federal prison
at Atlanta and a line of $100; Chas.
Gosnell, two months in Greenville
Jail and a fine of $100;\lohn Gosnell,
one month in Greenvlllo jail and a
fine of $100; Rome Durham, four
months in Greenville jail and a fine
Sick headache ls caused by a dis
ordered stomach. Take Chamber
lain's Tablets and correct that and the
headaches will disappear. For salo
by all dealers. adv.
COLONEL (?OIOS TO OYSTER BAY.
IiCft Chicago Early Monday Morning.
Must I lavo Absolute Quiet.
Chicago, Oct, 21.-Tho advisabil
ity of permitting Col. Roosevelt to
depart Monday morning for Oyster
Ray was debated at length yesterday,
and not until after his physicians had
held a consultation did they decide
definitely that he might do so. He
left for New York at 8.08 a. m. Al
though Col. Roosevelt's condition
was normal yesterday, lt was learned
that his wound bled considerably
and that he was suffering from nerv
The former President's physicians
insisted that both of these develop
ments were to be expected, and that
there was in them no causo for
alarm. The bleeding, lt was ex
plained by Dr. Lambert, necessarily
accompanied the discharge of serum,
which is part of the healing process.
Dr. Lambert also said that any po .
tient who had been in bed for a
week would suffer from nervous ex
haustion and that Col. Roosevelt
needed only to have absolute rest.
Eu Konto to Sagamore RiU.
Crestline, Oct. 21.-Col. Roose
velt's physicians Issued the following
bulletin at 3 o'clock:
"Col. Roosevelt has managed to
obtain considerable sleep and is
standing the Journey well. He is
resting comfortably, and so far
shows no ill effects from the trip.
His condition ls normal."
Col. Roosevelt Rests nt Homo.
Syosset, L. I., Oct. 22.-Theodore
Roosevelt and party arrived here
from New York at 9.30 o'clock this
morning. This place Is four miles
south of Oyster Bay and the train
was routed thither In order to avoid
any crowd. Only a handful of per
sons were on hand when the colonel
stepped from his car and walked un
assisted to a waiting automobile. He
was driven at once to Sagamore Hill.
The colonel was carefully wrapped
up before he got in the automobile
and wore tho heavy army overcoat
with the bullet hole In lt.
OCONEEAN DIES IN MINNESOTA.
Robert L. Norris Passed Away on
August 10th Last.
Robert Ludlow Norris died at his
home In Winona, Minn., on August
19th, after a lingering illness. He
was born January 2, 1858, and was
the second son of Wm. P. and Rebec
ca Steele Norris, of Oconee county.
Mr. Norris in his early years loft
his native State and located in Mon
tana, where ho engaged in mining.
On November 24th, 1908, he was
happily married to Miss Odella A.
Helm, daughter of Hon. A. Heirn, of
Winona, Minn. The deceased is sur
vived by his wife, there brothers,
four sisters and throe half-sisters.
After his marriage he joined the
Catholic church. Ills remains were
interred at Elba, .Minn., at the St.
Alyolsus church, Rev. Father Koegel
officiating. His sisters, Miss Emma
Norris, of King's Mountain. N. C.,
and Miss Florence E. Ballenger, of
Westminster, attended the funeral.
Mr. Norris spent thc winter in
Walhalla some twenty years ago, vis
iting W. Pat Dickson, who was then
residing hero. He had numerous
friends hero and in other parts of
the county who will learn of his
death with deep regret.
Mr. Norris was a brother of Mrs.
W. Patrick Dickson, of Oak way.
ANOTHER MOTORCYCLE VICTIM.
Anderson Mun Run Down by Ma
chine-Speed Bp Miles.
(Anderson Mail, 22d.)
Charlie Lewis, an operative of the
Anderson mill, was struck Monday
night by a motorcycle going nt the
rate of 50 miles an hour, as he
stepped from a street car on West
Whitner street. Lewis was danger
ously Injured, receiving serious
wounds in the head and on other
parts of the body. However it ls
thought that Lewis will probably re
From what can he learned of the
accident it seems thnt Ix;wis stepped
off n city car at the power house on
West Whitner street and was walk
ing to tho sidewalk when he was hit
by the machine, which was coming
down tho street nt a reckless pace.
Lewis was knocked a considerable
distance and received a scalp wound
about six inches long over his right
eye and many other serious bruises
over his body. He was unconscious
when picked up and remained In that
state for some time. Ho wa? car
ried to his home in tho Anderson
mill village and given medical atten
tion by Dr. Sanders. Thc name of
tho rider of the motorcycle could not
be learned. The man whose name
was generally connected with the af
fair denies that he was the rider.
At noon Tuesday Lewis was rest
ing easily and had regained con
sciousness, but was In great pain. He
ls n son of Mrs. Harriet Lewis.
800 Per Cent in 20 Years.
Now York, Oct. 19.-How a trust
fund of less than $300,000 grew In
20 years to $2,800,000 is told in an
accounting of tho fund created In
1890 by Jabez A. Bostwlck, one of
the original Standard Oil mon, for
the benefit of his son. Tho original
sum has been invested and reinvest
ed hy tho trustees in Standard Oil
CHARGED WITH ABDUCTION.
Motlier of White ?Ul Causes Arrest
of Negro Pugilist.
Clilcngo, Oct. 19.-Jack Johnson,
nogro pugilist, was charged with ab
ducting Miss Lucile Cameron, 19
years old, In a warrant sworn out by
tho girl's mother, Mrs. F. Cameron
Fnlconnett, of Minneapolis, to-day.
Mrs. Cameron-Falconnott appeared
with an attorney beforo Municipal
Judge Wells, who signed the war
rant. She became hysterical when
she faced ber daughter in the police
station. Counsel representing John
son attempted to see Miss Cameron,
but the request was denied.
Johnson was arrested at his homo
and after being formally booked was
released so he might get a judge to
approve his bond, which was fixed at
$800. Bond was later Increased to
The pugilist appeared to be furi
ous because of bis arrest. He de
manded to ?seo Miss Cameron, and
demanded ber release on ball, but
bis request was refused.
Unfortunately? Report Not True.
Chicago, Oct. 21.-The rumor
spread throughout tho city, and from
hero throughout the country, that
Jack Johnson had been killed, was
When the pugilist, in seeking
money to put up for ball In the ab
duction case Saturday, stopped his
automobile In front of a down-town
bank, such a crowd gathered that
police were called.
Mutterings against the fighter
were beard, but there was no open
demonstration. A few negroes cried,
"Hurrah for Johnson."
A report that Johnson had visited
the bank in an attempt to obtain
$25,000 to effect the girl's release on
bond caused Federal officers to plan
to remove Miss Cameron to the coun
ty jail at Rockford, 111. U. S. Com
missioner Foote authorized her re
Miss Cameron was later taken to
Rockford by a deputy marshal. Her
hearing on a charge of disorderly
conduct was continued to October 29.
While Johnson was leaving a bank
down-town an unidentified man
dropped a large Ink well from the
window on the tenth floor of an of
fice building. The heavy glass nar
rowly missed the puglliBt's head.
Coon Pugilist Gets Bough.
Chicago, Oct. 21.-When Attorney
Chas. E. Erbatein, representing the
mother of Lucile Cameron, visited
Jack Johnson's saloon to-day In com
pany with United States deputy mar
shals to serve subpoenas on wit
nesses who aro to appear before the
Federal grand jury, the negro pugil
ist threatened tho lawyer with per
"Throw that lawyer out of the
place or I will kill bim," shouted
Johnson to ono of his bodyguards.
Federal itticors protected the attor
ney and served tho pugilist's aged
i other and nine employees of the sa
loon with subpoenas before leaving
tho place. \
Coming to their Senses.
Sydney, /Australia, Oct. 21.-Jack
Johnson will not fight in Australia.
Hugh McIntosh, who had offered
Johnson $50,000 for lights with Sam
Langford and Sam MacVeagh or Joe
Jeanette, cabled to-day to W. W. Kel
ly, his representative in Chicago, to
cancel all negotiations.
McIntosh explained that Johnson's
part In tho alleged abduction at Chi
cago had so angered the sporting
men and public, of Australia that the
matches were no longer desirable.
ROPE NEARLY CUT HEAD OFF.
Alttoist Drove Car Under Rope Mang
ing Across Bond.
Washington, Oct. 21.-Nearly de
capitated as the result of an automo
bile accident, Alexander O'Shea, a
civil engineer, Hes to-day at a local
hospital near death. O'Shea, who is
connected with the government gun
proving grounds at India" Head, was
driving his car rapidly through the
navy yard last night when he dashed
into a rope stretched across the road.
The rope caught him beneath tho
That his head was not torn from
bia shoulders watt due to the slack
ness of the rope and to the quick ac
tion of a friend in tho tonneau who
sprang forward and reversed the en
gine. O'Shea was hurried to tho hos
pital, where 17 stitches were taken
in his throat. Later he recovered
consciousness, but his vocal chords
Death Follows Mistake of Nurse?
Yonkers, Nf, Y., Oct. 21.-Florence
Harris, the nurse who by mistake ad
ministered add Instead of salts,
causing the death of Mrs. Abram
Height, a patient at the Homeopathic
Hospital, awoke this afternoon after
2 1 hours of unconsciousness due to
a collapse upon realizing her error.
Physicians say the nurse seems to
have lost all recollection of what
took place while caring for Mrs.
Height Upon awakening she rec
ognized several nurses, but greatly
to the surprise of tho physicians did
not refer to her mistake. She was
very weak and talked little.
Tho doctors decided not to ques
tion her regarding tho mistake, fear
ing any mention of the affair would
bring a second collapse. The authori
Ities have not yet learned how the
acid came to be in tho medicine cab
inet next to the salts.
GENTLEMEN OF THE J UK Y.
Xilinos of Tiloso llrawn to Sorvo Dur
ing Two Weeks November Tenn.
Jurors for the first week of tho No
vember term of Court wore drawn
Inst Wednesday, and aro given below.
Court will convene In Walhalla on
Monday, November 4th, with Judge
J. W. Devore, presiding. Oconeo ls
allowed two weeks for this torin of
First Week Jurors.
Adams, A. H., Tugaloo Tp,
Arve, J. P., Madison.
Brewer, W. H., Soneca Tp.
Brewer, J. L., Seneca Tp.
Breedlove, J. N., Whitewater Tp.
Cater, J. D., Keowee Tp.
Cox, M. C., Seneca Tp.
Carver, J. T., Tugaloo Tp.
Edwards, J. C., Wagener Tp.
Fowler, W. W., Wagoner Tp.
Gantt, Allen, Keowee Tp.
Galbreath, J. lt., Wagener Tp.
Gambrell, E. M., Wagoner Tp.
Gaines, J. E., Westminster.
Isbell, S. J., Wagoner Tp.
Isbell, Thomas, Center Tp.
Julian, A. W., Wagoner Tp.
Jones, M. L., Center Tp. 5
Kelley, G. A., Walhalla.
Knox, C. H., Seneca.
Kilburn, A. S., Westminster.
Lee, B. M., Tugaloo Tp.
Marett, B. J., Center Tp.
Morris, Tl 0., Seneca Tp.
Miller, C. H., Westminster.
McLain, W. B., Wagener Tp.
McClanahan, David, Westminster.
Neal, IL E., Keowee Tp.
. Phillips, P. K., Tugaloo Tp.
Prichard, A. N., Wagenor Tp.
Sheriff, E. E., Seneca Tp.
Shockley, J. C., West Union.
Stribling, C. S., Seneca.
Thomas, John, Seneca Tp.
Whitten, J. B., Clemson College
Walker, H. C., Seneca Tp.
Second Week Jurors.
The jurors to serve during the sec
ond week of Court, which will bo
gin on Monday, November 11th, wore
drawn this morning, and are as fol
Anderson, C. E., Westminster.
Addis, Richard, Wagener Tp. ?
Bowen, W. A., Centor Tp.
/Bryant, T. J., Center Tp.
Brandt, H. W.. Wagoner Tp.
Byrd, J. W., Seneca.
' Carleton, H, M., Seneca Tp.
Con well, M. T., Seneca Tp.
Campbell, J. A., Conter Tp.
Childers, B. S., Keowee Tp.
Cobb, H. lt., Westminster.
Crawford, W. M., Center Tp.
Cross, W. S., Walhalla.
Cleland, W. P" Madison.
Davis, T. IL, Tugaloo Tp.
Duke, R. T., Westminster.
Fowler, T. T., Keowee Tp.
Grissop, J. L., Seneca Tp.
Grogan, H. J. B" Keowee Tp.
Grant, Thos. A., Walhalla.
Gu n I harp, G. B., Seneca Tp.
Hughs, S. N.. Richland.
Henry, I. W., Chattooga Tp.
Harrison, F. E., Walhalla.
Jenkins, J. T., Tugaloo Tp.
Johns, F. A., Westminster.
Land, A. H., Tugaloo Tp.
Lipscomb, J. A., Wagener Tp.
Land. E. C., Tugaloo Tp.
McCall, J. IS., Walhalla.
Moore, J. N., Tugaloo Tp.
Nix. L. C., Whitewater Tp.
Rankin, W. E., Keowee Tp.
Tannery, W T., Tugaloo Tp.
Whitmire. C. H., Wagoner Tp.
Yarborough, T. T., Center Tp.
TRESTLE N(yr YET COMPLETED.
Hope (K> Cease Transferring on Blue
Ridge by Next Sunday.
Trains were not operated over tho
new Slx-and-Twenty trestle, yester
day, as was hoped by Blue Ridge offi
cials last week. The bad, rainy wea
ther of the past week delayed tho
work considerably and prevented the
officials of thc road carrying on* their
The Anderson Mall of Monday last
"About forty yards moro of tho
bridge reinnln to be constructed, and
will probably not be in a condition to
support trains until Sunday.
"The company boped to he able to
have the bridge completed by ' show
day," and thus save the largo num
ber of passengers who como to tho
circus the unpleasant walk across tho
ravine, in addition to other more Im
portant reasons. The Impossibility
of sending trans through ls almost
doubling the expense of operation to
the company, and this additional ex
pense has amounted to a largo sum
since the bridge was destroyed."
DAMAGE HY STORM 925,000,000.
Philippine Typhon i^ast Wednesday
Extended Over Wide Area.
Manilla, Oct. 18-Twenty-live mil
lion dollars ls the estimated damage
done hy tho typhoon which swept tho
Philippines on October 16. Tho
storm extended over a wldo area,
touching Su ri gao, in the south, Tao
liban In the north, and crossing
Ley to, Bohol, Cebu, Negros and Pa
Reports from tho various districts
are incomplete and contain nothing
definite concerning tho rich sugar
districts In Negros nor the interior
points in Cebu and Pritiay.
Five small coasting steamers woro
wrecked and a hundred smallor sail
ing vessels wore sunk or beached.
The army and navy havo both
Joined tho government In undertak
ing measures of relief.