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TAKES OWN LIfE
Strain of Exacting Duties Shatters
NOTE EXPLAINS DEED
Perry M. Buckingham, Prominent and
Useful Citizen, Fires Bullet
Barnwell, Oct. 10 -'his community
was greatly shocked this afternoon
when it became known that Perry M.
Buckingham, president of the Bank
of Western Carolina, was found dead
in his room At his home here by mem
bers of his immediate family, who
had been attracted by the report of a
pistol. There was a vistol wound in
his right temple arnl the following
note was found clusped in his left
"Presidency force I on me against
my will. Nervous system shattered
by strain of new work, brain numb.
Not over four hours' sleep a night for
week-. Insanity stares me in face.
Somet.big has b:o!'en in my head to
(iay. Ftuight hard to hold grip.
Everything slipping in ncrves. Am
Just one month ago Mr. Bucking
hami was electld president of the
B'nk of West.rn Carelina, which has
branches in eight towns in this sec
tion. The elevitioi to this position
from that of manager of the Blarnwell
branch wvas over hi; protest, as he
was an ill man at the time, although
only his closest personal friends real
ized his true physical condition. Dur
ing the short time that he was active
end of the institultin he reduced the
ank's indebtedness over $230,000 and
leaves it in excell ent condition, but
the constant application to his duties
proved too much of , strain to his
overtaxed powers of resistance and
culminated with the tragic ending of
a must useful life this afternoon.
Mr. Buckinghamn was born at 13nrn
well, November 0, N862, his parents
being J. C. and Estnicr Rebecca Buck
*inghamn. iHe received his education
in the common school, of this place
an(d at St. Paul's setwol at Concord
N. II ., from which hIe was graduated.
in 1881. le was eashier of the Citi
een's bank of Barnmwell until 1890, and
cashier of the Bank of Barnwell until
1908, when he berame president of,
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that institution. In 1909 he was elect
ed vice president of the Bank of West
er'n Carolina and manager' of its
branch at this place, resigning this
position a mionth ago to ac(.e)t the
presidency made vacant by the death
ot H1. M. Dibble several months ago.
For 18 years he was; a member of
the Barnwell school board of trustees
and in 1918 was electe a iiember of
the Barnwell counitv board of educa
tion. During the worbl war he ae
tively interested himself in all phases
of war work, beinig treasurer of the
Barniwell chpter of the Red Cross
anid chairmnan of the Liberty loan
caimipag-1ins in this Coity, and a great
deal ol the success of the Liberty loan
drive in this sectioll was due to his
untiriig zeal. lie was a iemiher of
the Episcopal church, having resigned
as senior wardeni just two weeks ago.
On Ocltoher 5, 1892, Al i. Bucking
ham i a iuwrried Miss Daisy Duncan,
daughLer of the late W. II. Duncan,
T he ~leanrigDCE da ilf
fewver thtan five importai
grantiedl ntohing left to ht
palss' fiv'e stiff e'xamiiinat ion
Iline itsel f, tot determ'im
I'hysicalI Ilbora'tory Iet '15i
Inl'e's5Iure dleveIlpmenlt, lit
I)ynamomlleter tests ini stmt
oped, miiileage per't gallon11
se?~\ Ntc Ih )A
Sr., and a sister of the late W. H.
Duncan, clerk of court of Barnwell
county. This union was a most happy
one and the sympathy of the entire
community goes out to the beretived
wife in this dark hour of grief.
TRAFIIC CENSUS DISCLOSES
SIZE ANID S1ED OP TRUCKS
How large is the average truck anl
how fast (loes it travel? This (uestion
and others of interest to truck owners
and users of the highways are answ
cred by information obtained in a re
cent traffic census taken by the Bu
reau of Public Roads, United States
Department of Agriculture, on one of
the most traveled highways in New
England. [he census discloses that 40
per ceit of the trucks Were of I ton
capacity or less; 33 per (ett between
I and 2 1-2 tons; 5 per cent between
21-2 a-id 5 tons; and that less than
2 per cent of the trucks were of more
than 5 tons capacit-.
On a level stretch of road, over
which the speed of lmotor vehicles w:s
timed, it was found that more trucks
traveled at a speed of 20 miles an hour
than at any other rate. Thirty-seven
per ce it traveled 21) 0 mile amd hour or
fmOer. One truck, whose driver said
he was in a hurry to get. there, was
found to be traveling at a speed of
.15 miles an hour.
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.1OTII Et -I N-LA W
Slayer Then Shot )in it y lirother-iii
Lav--Ioth )ie on l'orch--W ife
of Dead 1lan Alleged (4 Hlave Ite
fused to Go Aw-t W ith hlushand.
Wright sville, Ga., net. I6.-- Boger
Gatlin, 40, garage ow-tr of litzgerald,
(a., drove up to the frot, Vat" of the
residence of his niotlhero-in-law, Mrs.
William Snell, her. at : o'clock this
afternoon, calmly walk d 'rim his au
teiobile to the fror.t porch where
Mlrs. Snell was sitti.. an slot her
through the hellad. She lid instantly.
In a (ulf a minut' hter with Mrls.
Snell's son, Alar'vin, Gatlill himself
was shot. and killed instaitly before
he had tine to leave the porch.
Gatfln moved to l it zgerah Il three
moniths ag~o and his wife refused _s
accompayhll m, it was i. l
blamed his l'Othern-hiw for lor rc
Lwast F riday Gallin appeared here
and ever since h1e hai heen trvine: to
it testS are Roa(l! lesis a: ~
taken'l for' t rnrks, v~ wh'b '
in has 1~i to gre'aterl acc ianly
adje ,' l . et c. 11(
(lice(l t:et n
I latP i4 ly, : ' 14 rna i frit
Ri)npins OIL tratrs
(Nc~~Jci'4' ~ r
persuade'his wife to return to him,
it was s:nid.
Arriving at the Snell home, a mile
anl a1 half from this city, at 5 o'clock
this afternoon he was told, "Clio is
at her brother's, two miles away."
Ga~tlin (1"w a pistol, pIessed the
muzzle natginst Mrs. Snnll'srih
templet mil pull'il the tritcger, the
bullet passing through her (ead.
Marvin Snell, a son of lrs. Snell,
g"aspel a shotgun and ran from the
rear of the house, takiig up a stand
at the side of the porch. There he
exchanged shots with GIatl in, the lat
ter being killed, although Gatlivi
emptied his pistol without Wounding
Snell. The shots coul he leard he ir,
a mile and a half away.
No arrest was mla-l and io iniuest
was held. Both botI is are il tle
samle undlertalking shop tonlight.
ANl1A.A, l"'') IS NECK'CSSAIY
l'OlR II ENS )URtlNGN WINTI'EIt
During the summ11111111 mon4ths the
farmer's flock halmes its ration of
gra in and seeds v.ith hugs, wormus.
and1 green stuiy, an'd the farm-r nieE'
not. wory about c ' '41production it' his
fowls have been well culled. liut wint
er feeding requires t1nat. provisioln he
made to supply. the de-ficienev of ani
mal feed ma succuele:'e. Tlhe ah
SOncC of these e'sentials to good egg
pro ltion is r. spon'sih!e in larg d.'
gnE for the fall in- f inl \iel durii
Animal feed, to ither few'ls rich in
I :'otein, Ilay h.. e ii4v pplie I
most I* - - , P rticula i irly where( skimi
milk or buttermilk is, a va ilabh-. The
liking (f if ns for thesE' dairy hv-pn)
duct is : good indica-ic n (d (If'thE' -(n4
for. wh-t, they conltainl. 'Aient scrap1
is anl(th('r exc Ilent prolein feed ti '1
hal4 v h lr me sta(hmi(' a ill p(nItry Ir a
tions. 'Inve' an lalfa l'e've'- Ilro(
\.ih'( . combina-tionl of protein !*(-"d
and gren stlff. tO ften( EniugI of
t heml m11y be swenlt up froml thelbar
flo,)r whe;re the( hav is handled. A
IoodII way to prear.' ve fo( 1' th
flock isz to pour homlin-g watevr ov.-r
them, cov er the (cent'(a u 'r aild let th-iml
sh< nim forll :t t ime, when Oh..v will be
ready 1 to I'ed : ,11 al o . o inl :I nash.
-' prolut d" q0 at4 s :|.a 1 he m(1 e W (41 "r h
i est -kn nrI ' vider'!( 4 of l lucr lo(e il
wvinte:-. I'a s for makinigV Syn()uters
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of women have go]
knowing some of the pai
to childbirth? Listen to
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alainnea, the Iis, the biack ai.
other pa ts no...w hr nc su e iisi
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