Newspaper Page Text
"TO THINE OWN SELF BE TRUE, AND IT MUST FALLOW AS THE MCHffi
By Steck, Shclur HugliM & Shclor.
WALHALLA, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNj
Globe Man Is Coming
APRIL 13th and 14th,
WOOLENS SHOWN IN FULL LENGTH
The Globe Tailoring Company,
Cc W. & J. E. Bauknight.
WALHALLA, S. C.
IT PAYS TO BUY FOR CASH.
of tne foy and satisfaction
of comfortable vision?
TAXING YOUR EYES
with hard study or con
, V .st^11* strain?
?$$8^^ db your eyes water, or
does the print blur?
If so, you owe it to yourself to have your eyes tested
by a competent Optometrist. ,
C. LOYD McCRARY,
of Fountain Inn, (formerly of Greenville,) will test Eyes,
fit Glasses or make repairs at
Dr. Barton's Drug Store, Walhalla,
Thursday, April 21.
He has been duly examined by the State Board of
Optical Examiners and licensed as competent to test
vision and prescribe glasses.
Thc public is cordially invited to call and talk over its
eyesight troubles with him.
Careful Exam!nation ./* Satisfaction Assured
Horses = Mules
-I HAVE ABOUT
35 Head of Good Young Horses
and Mules to Sell
and they are worth the money. Will sell for Cash or
Good Paper. These are all real work stock-just thc
kind you will need for the heavy spring work, ?a* Also
have Buggies, Wagons and Harness, Oliver Plows and
Repairs, Chattanooga Plows and Repairs-all to go at
right prices. ?* Milk Cows and Beef Cattle. Come
and see me.
W. H. Brown,
WALHALLA, S. C.
Ladies' and Men's
3 Pairs for 25c. for 2 Weeks Only.
- GIRLS WANTED
Apply at Mill Office at once.
HE2TRE?I? HOSIERY MIRAS?
WALHALLA, S. C.
LOCAL. NEWS PROM S?NECA.
Parents and Teachers Co-Operating.
Tributo to Mr?. Coleman.
Seneca. April 12.-Special: Mrs.
L. D. Wyly loft for lier home In Fay
etteville, N. C., Tuesday, after a yery
pleasant visit of two weoks to lu
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. P. ,Roid.
The many friends of Mrs. Wm.
Nield and daughter, Miss Alice, of
Washington, D. C., aro delighted to
meet them again on a return visit
to Seneca, their tonner homo. They
will spend a week or longer with
Mrs. W. L. Vernor and other friends.
Mr. and .Mr?, ll. P. iloUemun Spent
Sunday in Greenville with Mr. ano
Mrs. J. 10. Sitton.
Mrs. Claude Hopkins and Miss
Mildred Heller represented tho Chris
tian Endeavor Society of tia Presby*
terian church at tho t?tulo v.. K. Con
vention, which was in BOSS i oh in Co
lumbia Friday* Saturday and Sun
.Mrs. .!. F. A loxa h def will bc hon
tes?? lo tho D. A. R. chapter al tito
April mooting on Tuesday, dio IDt?i?
at -I o'clock. Tho program viii con
sist of a paper by Mrs. W, Davis,
on tho subject of "Revolutionary
graves in our vicinity." which Will
be followed by a general discussion
on "Tamassee School." The leader
will be Mrs. E. A. Hines.
The Parent-Teachers' Associai lon.
which meets monthly, is growing i;;
interest and enthusiasm, and much
good is being accomplished by tho
parents and teachers being brought
together in closer relation for a mu
tual cause. The April meeting waa
held Tuesday afternoon in tho school
auditorium, with Rev. J. W. Willis,
president, in tho chair. After the
business was disposed of a splendid
paper was given by Mrs. C. N. Glgn
illiat on the subject, "What a Com
munity Owes a School." Twelve lit
tle girls of the second grade gave
the "Snow Flake" dance, which''Waa
beautifully given, and ifot only did
It reflect credit on their teacher*.'Miss
Clyde Smith, but also on the chil
dren. The program was interspersed
with two plano solos by Misses Sara
Thomson and Annie Carey.
Mrs. Bi A. I-Jines, Connor president
of the Once-arWeok Club,, presented;
a 'm?inorl?rW-mMKte^tw; M. W.
Coleman, the first president of the
State Federation, at the meeting of
the State Federation of Women's
Clubs, which met in Columbia Wed
nesday, Thursday and Friday of last
week. She also received the memor
ial wreath from the Federation, and
the local club will go to the ceme
tery in a body to-morrow (Thurs
day) afternoon and place the wreath
on tho grave of Mrs. Coleman. Thc
memorial referred is published he
Memorial <<? Mrs. Coleman.
Ludio Merriman Coleman was thc
third child and second daughter ol
Louis 13. and Louisa J. Merriman,
and was born'.lune J?lh, 1851, al
Greenwood, S. C. She? received bei
education from the village school.
In March, 1872, she was married
to'Matthew Willis Coleman, then liv
ing in Walhalla, S. C. Mr. Coleman
was originally from Edgolicld coun
! ty, this. State. When Seneca became
a station on the mnin line of thc
Southern Railway they moved there
where they becamo public-spirited
citizens, bending all energy toward
making the small hamlet into a
Mrs. Cocinan possessed an unus
ual degree of untiring energy and
will power, and her accomplishments
along civic linos were wonderfu,
Even at this early period she was a
firm believer In tho advancement ot
woman. It was mainly through hoi
inspiration along this lino that thc
Once-a-Week Club was called to
gether, and later that that culb.with
her leadership, called the convention
tn .Tune, 1 80S, which resulted in ibo
formation of this magnificent organ
ization, standing ready to honor her,
and of which she was the firs? presi
dent. She was a charter member of
the Andrew Pickens Chapter, D. A.
H., and tho industrial school at Ta
massee was one of her long-cher
ished ideas. She was always greatly
interested in tho education of the
young peoplo of thc mountains. The
aged and the poor of that section
were often grateful for ber bounty.
Through her Influence and gen
I eroslty tho Once-n-Woek Club was
enabled for years to koop traveling
libraries circulating through Oconec
and sevoral other counties.
She was a writer of some noto,
having produced an attractive book,
and a number of short stories wero
printed by notable magazines.
Personally Mrs. Coleman was very
bountiful, rotalnlng her charm or
form and foaturo until (tuite lato in
She died as sho lind ofton wished
her passing to occur-boro to-day, in
tho abundance of usefulness, to-mor
row gono into tho Great Beyond,
Some years ago tho Onco-a-Week
Club lost its first member by death.
Mrs. Coleman asked mo to prosont
the club memorial at that timo, and
in doing so I used a few unprinted
lines 1 had by me, which pleased
hor. Only a few weeks hoforo she
was taken away she asked mo for a
copy of tho versos, and so, because
she loved them, and because they
are na true of her as nf that other
I friend nnd co-worker, ? nm adding
I thom to this tribute
"Trend softly round her whero sho'a
T. ^VAUGHN COMMITS SUICIDE.
Ends Llf?> in Florida-Made No Con
ja, Fla., April 8.-Thurston
U. Vl?f?hn. arrested here a few days
ugo ipr.the authorities at Columbia,
S. C)&cmmnitted suicido in the mur
dereW'..vcell at the Hillsborough
cou huh'J, hil here to-night.. Ile slashed
his faEffiftt with a razor, almost ;.
erlng\his head from his body.
Thjs;successful effort at suicide by
Vuujwih*'was the fourth attempt
sinceMfs arrest Monday at Port Tam
pa Olm where he was assistant prin
cipal Mh a public school, and going
und?ii.the name of T. A. Earl. The
man toad not admitted that bc was
Vaughn, ;*but his wife is alleged to
have stated to ofllcors here, after the
arre?B that ber husband was Thurs
Valtjlm 'was former superintend
ent Of (he Odd Fellows' State Orph
anageMt Greenville, S. C. In 19 12
ho \yfls Convicted of the charge of
assoupit^ four young girl inmates
of Hld "o'^hrfhage. He was sentenced
to die ??p. 20, 11)12, but. before that
dato i ri?arcAtly ))Ccame insane and
was . o H?rpiitqd to tho Stale Insane
Asylui i-tf.or observation. He remain
ed tut rih until his escape, Supt. li),
1019. Tno'Vojnan who was with him'
is sale to' have been a nurse in the
asyl?n j: ;;Thoy came here several
mouth tj'jfgo and were married in this
The?razor with which tho man
eonnnUtad suicide, the sheriff ex
plainejmq-night,. is one which is fur
nisliediX'hp prisoners to shave them
selves MvjUh. The jailer apparently
negl?cl?d'to take it up, this evening,
and ,w|8i?' the other prisoners were
converMn? yaughn snatched it up
and^?RKly. sla&hed his' throat.
Ki'om his arrest until-late- yester
day Vaughn, apparently insane, was
kept hfr'ftV.'fetraight Jacket. Yesterday
ho bociraV rational and was placed
in the Mt?lerers' cell.
Tho ll ?re. of his arrest, before be
lng tu?&v ?r?ni his home, lie ox
en seo -InnVpblf for. a moment, telling
tho oinlirX.'-iio wished to speak lo a
friend ll..;,tjv? next room, and, going
into th?'r?&n, tried to cut Iiis throat
witlcin'tftwffiknifo. Xa ter in Iiis coll
jat^f^?lTO^Wer-th Hf st: 'h?S' head
lino a* bo\vl of "water and att?mptecl
to drown himself.
Mrs. Vaughn, who has been parol
ed in the custody of friends, wai
placed under arrest again to-nighl
for safe-keeping, tho ollicers ex
plaining that they feared a suicide
pact, as, w'hen she bade himfgood
1)ye at the Jail Tuesday, she re
marked: "We will meet again in
I-'OHMElt EMPRESS OF GERMANY
Pusses Away-Death ('ame One Year
Aitch First. Stroke Heart Trouble.
Doom, Holland, April ll.- For
mer Empress Augusta Victoria, ol
Geimany, died here at G o'clock this
morning. By .a strange coincidence
the end came Just one year after she
suffered her first attack of hear)
lt was while she was preparing tc
enter tho house of Doom, thc present
home of the former emperor of Ger
many, after her long residence al
Amerongen, that she was stricken
with what at the time was believed
to ho n fatal attack, that on April
ll, J920, for a few days there wore
reports that her eleath was momen
tarily expected, but she rallied anel
accompanied her husband to Doom
on May 15 last. Attacks of her fatal
malady recurred at frequont Inter
vals, each sapping her vitality and
nullifying the measures taken bj
specialists to restore her hoatlh
Whoa her son, former Prince Joa
chim, committed suicide In Berlin
last .Inly she was In such a serious
cotillion that tho news of his death
was kept from her for a long time
and it is said that she never learned
that her son killed himself. Last
tintumn the former empress' condi
tion gradually became worse, and on
several occasions her children were
called to Doom, but her strength was
such that she rallied bravely when
the end was believed to be Immi
nent. Since tho first of this year it
lind boon known that she was gradu
Funernl sorvices over tho body of
the former, ompress will he hold at
tho house of Doom to-morrow. The
remains will bo takon lo Potsdam
on Wodnosdny, and another funeral
service will bo hold there.
Tho glistening powder on hilt and
gown ornaments is made from tho
purified refuse of olel clam and mus
sel shells. '
Once she was with us here, smiling
Doing life's simple tasks-faithfully,
Eagerly welcoming strongth for each
That she might labor moro,
That .-ibo might comfort sore
Greatly trlod souls that woro going
Tread softly round her whero she's
Strew Howers over her-blooms that
As tho doar hands or her,
Folded so easefuliy
Hor toll ls ended hore; ?ho rests to
I have several
for Sale at fai
terms to suit t
FEDERA h I Ul )("J 10 PRITCHARD
Pusses Away at Asheville-Death
Duu to Pneumonia.
Asheville, N. C., April 10.-Fed
eral Judge Jeter Conley Pritchard,
senior Judge of the United States
Circuit of Appeals for the Fourth
District, died here this morning at G
o'clock of pneumonia. He was In his
'President Harding wired tho fol
lowing telegram to Mrs. Harding:
"1 have learned with deep regret
of tho death of Judge Prichard,
[ whom I held in great respect and
high regard. Please accept assur
: ance of very genuine sympathy and
; know that nrany of his countrymen
L feel1 a share'lu tho ^great ida? hYs
[ death brings' to his 'State and coun
try. Warren G. Harding."
The death of tho famous Jurist
: was due directly to pneumonia, which
. developed Thursday and served to
: aggravate his previous physical nf
? dictions. For moro than 4 8 hours
previous to bis death be bad been
unconscious, and while medical ex
perts exerted every effort to savo his
life, the disease continued to fasten
its grip upon him.
Judge Pritchard was a son of Wil
liam H. Pritchard, and was horn in
. Jonesboro, Tenn, April 12, isr?7, his
father being of Irish and AVelsh an
I cestry, and his mother, Elizabeth
; Browne, of Irish parentage.
Facing tho problem of obtaining
an education during tho trying days
1 of reconstruction in tho Southland,
and following the deatli of his father
at Mobile, Ala., his mother instilled
i into bis mind and heart those stern
J precepts of morality by which he
, has evor ' been governed. Judge
. Pritchard, yet in his teens, walked
I 35 miles across the mountains of
1 Fast Tennessee and Western North
Carolina to Pakersville, whore bo ar
rived with ten cents and nothinr
. more save tho clothes he woro. He
. at once sought employment and en
' tered the office of a little weekly
i newspaper, whore be worked by day,
i and by night bis occupation was the
i diligent search of such text books
as were obtainable. His early life
. was dominated by an earnest desire
to attain prominence in Hie nation
'? and fame in some line of usefulness.
' Later entering politics, be was
elected to the North Carolina House
of Representatives from Madison
county in 188fi and again in 1 887.
In 1887 he was admitted to tho bar
and licensed to practice law. Tho
following year found him tho nomi
nee of thc Republican party for tho
office of Lieutenant Governor. He
was elected, in 18i'f>, for a two-year
term in Hie United States Senate, and
in 1807 was chosen for the six-year
term, which ho also served. On thc
1st of April, 1902, he was appointed
by President Roosevelt to tho Su
premo Court Bench of the District of
Columbia. Upon the death of Judge
Si mon ton tho Prosident advanced
Judge Pritchard to tho Judgeship of
the United Stales Circuit Court for
tho Fourth District. April 9th, 1904,
which position he hold until his
Judge Prichard ls survived by his
widow and ono daughter, tho wife
of ex-Solicitor Thos. A. Rollins, and
threo sons, Dr. Arthur T., Solicitor
Goneral M.. and Attorney McKinloy
Pritchard, and a sister, Mrs. J. T.
Harris, all of Ashovillo.
les and Trucks
Lr prices, and
la, 5. C,
WILLIAMS IS FOUND GUILTY.
Georgia Fumier Sentenced to Lifo
Imprisonment in .Murder (JU.NO.
Covington Ga., April 9.-John S.
Williams, Jasper county farmer, was
taken to Atlanta and placed in jail
to-day to awit action, April 30, on
his motion for a now trial, which
was made here to-day immediately
after he was convicted and sontenced
to a lifetime imprisonment, on the;
charge of murder, lie expressed con
fidence that ho would finally ho ac
quitted of tho charges.
Tho trial was the first ono arising .;
from accusations that Williams had ,
caused tho killing of olovon negro
farm hands fluter Department pt vf
tice agente'* n'a\D tfl?rt?tf'-'to' il?vest
gate allogod peonnge charges on his
farm, February 18 last. Three.of the
negroes were alleged to have boon
brought into Newton county and here
drowned. Lindsey Peterson was ono
of theso three, and il was ii\ tills case
to-day that conviction was lino?.'
Tho other eight negroes wore de
clared by Manning, the negro farm
boss and self-confessed accomplice
In the murders, to have been killod
in Jasper county, and inquiry by tho
grand jury will soon be in progress
there with a view to Indicting Wil
liams and his three sons.
Williams appeared to take his con
viction calmly, but when his wife mid
daughters broke into sobs their grief
affected him, and it was a hard strug
gle for him to hide his emotions as
ho sought to comfort thom.
The date for the trial of Williams
on tho other two Indictments here
has not been set, nor has the court
announced when Manning will be
tried, although lt was Indicated that
tho negro would face a jury before
tho regular July term.
CITIZEN SHOT DEAD HY OFFICER
Lieutenant Kills .Mao Who Shot and
Punta Gorda, Fla., April 9.- Fred
Pitt, a prominent resident of this
city, was shot dead last night at his
home by Lieut. H. G. Toohor, of Carl
strom 'Field, army aviation camp.
Tho lieutenant is in tho hospital at
Carlstrom sufferng from gunshot,
wounds, ho having been fired upon
by Pitt. Tho shooting was the result
of a mistako on the part of Pitt, who
? fired upon Toohor and Sergt. Krisjan
?Hreadvad. and Private E. J. Young
blutz, a dotail searching for two do
sortors. Tho throe soldiers had boon
told that tho de:;ortcs woro soon to
enter an outhouse on the Pitt placo.
Thoy surrounded tho outhouse Just:
boforo midnight and searched it
without finding any ono. Sorgt..
Breadvad bofore a coroner's Jury to
day oxplained that as thoy loft tho
outhouse Pitt, apparently aroused
from his sleep, appeared in the door -
way of his rcsldenco and, ovldontfy
mistaking tho soldiers for maraud
ers, pointed a shotgun at them and
ordered thom to throw up thoflr
hands. Broadvad says thoy oboyod
to explain who they were, whon Pitt
and Lieut. Toohor started to call out
fired. Tho greater part of the load*
of birdshot entered Toohor's body.
Tho lioutem.nt replied to tho fi m
with his pistol and Pitt foll doad.
Combustion of conl is improvod.
by hoing submerged in snit watork