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"TO THINK OWN SELF BE TRUE, AND IT MUST FOLLOW AS THE NIGHT THE DAY: THOU CANST NOT THEN BE FALSE TO ANY MAN."
WALHALLA, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER ll, 1011.
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FIGHT DUKL WITHOUT WEAPONS
Greenville Farmer's Skull Heaton in
With l ists and Stones.
Greenville, Oct. 7.-Between the
hours ot' 1 and 2 o'clock Saturday
morning, out in the yard of a lonely
farmhouse eight miles from Green
ville, with none looking on but a
single man and the palo harvest
moon, three white men, one of them
among the county's wealthiest citi
zens, fought a hand-to-hand duel
with bare lists and stones until the
skull of ono was beaten Into an al
most unrecognizable mass with a
rock. The coroner this afternoon, by
virtue of the Undings of the jury of
inquest, issued a warrant charging B.
Perry Edwards and Will Edwards,
brothers, with the death of Robert
Perhaps because B. Perry Edwards
can easily sign a check for $100,000
and ls an influential citizen, he will
not bo arrested and brought to jail,
according to the statement from a
county official this afternoon. Mr.
Edwards will come to town next Mon
day and seo about arranging his
bond, lt ls said. Tho brother, Will
Edwards, is said to be too badly
bruised to be removed from his i
The quarrel took place in tho yard
of one Burl Hudson, who is a tenant
on the farm of Robert Porry, the
dead man. The gist of testimony ad
duced at the inquest this afternoon
is to tho effect that the Edwards
brothers went to Burl Hudson's
house Friday night about 8 o'clock
to collect a bill from him. Perry
lived about 300 yards from this
man's house and was engaged until
lt o'clock that night in hauling for
age to his barn from the Heids. The
only eye-witness to tho affair said
that he was on his porch wbllo tho
Edwards brothers and Perry were In
tho yard; that suddenly he heard
blows being passed and heard Will
Edwards call for help. Looking
about, tho witness said be saw Will
Edwards and Perry clinched; that
Porry Edwards came to his brother's
aid and the three locked again and'
fell to the ground. When the strug
gle ended the Edwards brothers
arose, but Perry lay dead.
Bail for Edwards Brothers.
Greenville, Oct. 9.-For their ap
pearance at the next term of the
General Sessions Court for Green
ville county, to answer to a charge
Emjs; makes I
The only Baking
from Royal Grape
HY PAYING noon
nd Hold work and rough weather
Our '-'Stronger-Than-The Law"
er-proofs are the best work shoes
le monty buys them. We have
oy and his father,
uv' is the strongest and longest
Y FOR CASH.
RICH CONVICT IN RIG COMEDY.
Efforts to Got Jug of Liquor Muy
Menu Closer Confinement.
Greenville, Oct. 7.-Tully Babb,
Greenville county's wealthy convict,
who is now serving a five-year sen
tence on the chain gang for killing
one T. W. Knight about two years
ago, was the star actor in an amus
ing little drama enacted here to-day.
Other characters were a patrolman,
the county sheriff, tho supervisor
and a four-gallon Jug of brandy.
Habb, who occupied the exalted po
sition of "trusty" in chain gangdom,
drove ono of the county's teams
around to the express office this af
ternoon and culled for a four-gallon
jug of brandy which he had ordered.
Securing his jug, Babb strode back
to the wagon to pursue the even
tenor ol' his way when he was inter
cepted by a patrolman who had been
placed at the express office to de
prive questionable characters of any
booze they might receive. Babb rais
ed a great howl when that patrolman
bore off thal booze and followed the
bluecoal to Ibo police station. There
the convict had a tilt with tho chief,
but did nol secure his property. La
ter he made for the sheriff's office,
and there "raised cain" again. Babb's
boss, the county supervisor, happen
ed along about, this time and had
Tully arrested and placed in jail. The
supervisor says he ls going to send
Babb to the penitentiary to s. rve the
balance of his term.
Besides owning property . in the
city valued at about $40,000, Babb
owns n fine plantation in tho lower
part of the county valued at about
of mnrder, bond in the sum of $10,
000 was given this afternoon by B.
Perry and Win. S. Edwards, broth
ers, and wealthy farmers, charged
with causing tho death of Robert
Petty last Saturday morning. In ad
dition to their own names, the Ed
wards brothers' bond bears the sig
natures of such prominent citizens
as Senator W. L. Mauldln, L. M. Mr
Bee, H. Endel, W. P. Conyors, T. C.
Cower, Alexander Finlay, Q. A.
Green, J. Lee Green, A. A. Green and
James E. Paynes.
Counsel for tho Edwards brothers
appeared before Judge H yd rick, lu
chambers at Spartanburg to-day, and
secured an order admitting tho de
fendants to ball.
NEGRO ASSAUI/T8 WHITE OIRE.
Lynching Narrowly' Averted.-Criuio
Occurred at Honea Path,
(Anderson Mail, 10th.) .
Willis Jackson, colored, charged
with criminal assault on the 12-year
old daughter of a prominent citizen
of Honea Path, early to-day, was
brought to tho county jail here, and
later taken by automobile to Green
ville, and ls now en route to Spnr
tanburg, having passed Greenville at
1.60 with several othor automobiles*
loaded with members of an infuri
ated mob from Honea Path, only 10
minutes behind, and every mac of
the mob determined to lynch the
Jackson was brought hero about
9.30 o'clock by Hfehea Path officers,
and placed In jail. Ile had been
quietly arrested, identified by his
vic Um and spirited away to jail here.
In a short time a mob of Infuriated
men wore in pursuit, and the nero
was taken to Greenville. The mob
pursued, gaining so much time en
route that It was decided to take
Jackson to Spartanburg, in an at
tempt to evade the mob.
At. Greenville the Anderson offi
cers having the negro In charge,
were joined by Sheriff Poole, and
they pre now en route to Spartan
burg, with tho mob only a short dist
ance behind. lt is believed that if
the officers with the negro are over
taken there will bo a lynching.
Much excitement has boen created
all along the route by reason of the
dastardly crime of the negro, und
because of the effort being made by
Honea Path citizens to overtake and
Story of the Crime.
The 11-year-old daughter of a
well-known former merchant of tl"?
town of Honea Path was criminally
assaulted by a negro In a clump of
woods near tho home there to-day
about 7.30 o'clock, and is in a criti
cal condition as the result. A negro
suspected of tho crime was arrested
there about 8 o'clock and hurried to
jail here, lt being feared that he
would he lynched by a mob of angry
The negro in jail here Is Willis
Jackson, aged about 17 years, and a
delivery boy at a meat market at
Honea Path. He was the second ne
gro arrested in connection with the
crime, the victim having declared
the llrst suspect arrested to be the
wrong man. When Jackson was
carried before ber sho Identified him
positively, it is said. Twice the ne
gro was taken before tho child, and
both times she declared that he was
Negro Brought Here.
Officer s. A. Haynes, accompanied
by G. E. N?oore and M. J. Ashley
rushed ibo negro here as soon as he
had been taken before tho victim of
the horrible crime. They came in an
automobile, arriving here about ?t.l'O
o'clock, and tho negro was immedi
ately placed in jail. At the time, it
was said that a mob of citizens from
Honen Path and tho surrounding sec
tion were en route here bent on
lynching the negro.
According to information gathered
from those who brought the negro
boro, the crime was committed In a
grove between the home of the vic
tim and the pasture, from which she
was returning to tho house, after
having taken a cow there. She was
attacked from behind, being knocked
down by tho negro, who then accom
plished his fiendish purpose.
lt was said by those who came
here with the negro that the child
was hi a serious condition as the re
sult of shock and bodily Injury. Some
of the Honea Path people who came
to the city to-day were of tho belief
that thc wrong man had been ar
rested, and that tho right one had
evaded tho officers and citizens.
Special Term Asked.
Honea Path. Oct. 10.-This town
is greatly stirred over tho awful
crime committed here. The little
girl is calm and positive In her Iden
tification. She is considerably In
jured, but ls up and about, the home,
and came to the piazza when ono of
tho suspects was taken to her. Men
are pouring Into town by all roads
and excitement runs high. Calmer
Leads are doing till in their power to
quiet the excited men and Mayor
Sullivan has wired the Governor ask
ing for a special term of court to try
the alleged guilty party.
Pays Penalty for Fiendish ('rime.
(Greenvillo News, 11th.)
Following positive IdentilleaUon by
his victim, and a confession of iiis
guilt. Willis Jackson was strung up
to a telephone pole one milo below
Honea Path al 11.21 o'clock last
night and his body riddled with bul
lets by a mob.
A long distance telephone message
received by tho News nt an carly
hour this morning says that the mob
returned to Honea Path about ll
o'clock with Jackson.. Me was car
ried before his victim and positively
identified by her as her assailant. He
was Iben carried to the scene of his
crime, where he made a confession
of bis guilt and expressed sorrow
for lt and was strung up by his left
foot to the nearest, telephone pole.
As the negro was being hoisted up
ho pleaded with the mob to spare his
Ufo, hut his cries fell on deaf ears.
He was swung twenty feet from the
ground, and the mob stepped back
ready to Are. At 11,24 o'clock a
single shot rang out on the night
air, followed almost simultaneously
by a futdlade.
The mob dispersed Quietly; leaving
?A FATA Ii ROW AT BORAN TON.
Robert Farrott Killed-Five Mc
Knight Brothers ill Jail.
Florence, Oct fM-Flve young men,
residents of toe HcrSnton section, are
in Jail hore to-day, charged with the
killing of Roberi Parrott on the
streets of that town yesterday even
ing. Parrott 'was killed in a gene
ral row between tho McKnight bro
thers, the five who aro now in jail,
and one friend and Bevon of the op
posing faction composed of tho Hy
mnus, Boutons and Parrotts. in ?he
riot several of tho young mon were
cut and bruised and one of the Mc
Knight boys in jail here is seriously
Magistrate Baldwin, of Lake City,
held the Inquest to-day and tho ver
dict of the jury was that Parrott
came to his death either by a blow
from a base hall bat In the hands of
Wallie McKnight or by being cut by
Lexton and Liston McKnight. Hi
ther of the wounds would have been
The row between tho two parties
started from a quarrel among their
younger sisters and brothers at
school last week, which was taken
up by the older ones. The father of
tho McKnight, boys sent word to In
tendant Cannon, It ls stated, that
tho Bentons and llymans were
threatening a row with his boys and
asked that they be arrested and
bound over to keep the peace. He
was sick In bed and could not go to
tho town with his boys, but. sent an
older brother, who did lils best to
stop the row when the V* o parties
mot on tho streets. He had gone to
get aid when the lighting began and
Parrott was killed.
WINTHROP'S SUPPLY FARM.
Fine Howls Furnish Milk and Butter.
Winthrop College, Oct. 7-Special:
The Winthrop College farm contains
144 acres. It ls not an experiment
station, but ls for the benefit of the
dining room. A. dalry herd of 78
Jersey cows furnishes milk and but
ter for college use. The herd and
dalry proper are Inspected regularly
by tho sanitary board and hy the
SttV.W Board of Health. There is a
large cattle barn, housing 100 bead
or more of cattle, bought, and driven
from North Carolina to produce beef
for the college. Fall and spring veg
etables, greens, turnips, potatoes, etc.,
are raised; strawberries are also
A system of water-works ls used
at the farm, water being pumped
from a deep well, thus insuring the
health of the cattle. Girls In walk
ing parties go to visit the farm and
see how milk and butter should be
handled. Winthrop College, with Its
limited market facilities, could not
be properly run without the farm.
All up-to-date machinery and labor
saving devices are employed,
star Course Entertainment.
The Star Course Tor 1911-1012
promises to be the best we have ever
had. Many prominent speakers and
entertainers will be at the college
this year. Alfred Tennyson Dickens,
son of Charles Dickens, will be here
October 20; Earnest Thompson Se
ton In November; Lo Brun Opera
Company In January; Brush, The
Great, In February; Ben B. Lindsay
In March; and five others at differ
Big Flood Out West.
Denver, Colo., Oct. 10.-With tele
phone and telegraph service crippled,
only meagre reports have been re
ceived from the Hood swept districts
of Southwestern Colorado and
Northwestern New Mexico. There ls
heavy loss of life It is rumored.
From various points come reports
of persons swept, away hy the Hood.
These include twenty Indians drown
ed at the Shipwreck colony of the
Navajos, and a Mexican family of
seven drowned near Blanca, Colo.
Property loss in the Hood area Is
estimated at fivo million dollars.
Residents of tho towns in the Hood
district face a food shortage.
Con ti rina Hon of the destruction of
the village of Argoles has boen re
ceived. lOvt ry building in Argoles
was swept into the San Juan river.
Most of tho property loss caused by
the Hood falls upon the Denver and
Rio Grande Railroad.
Biliousness ls due to a disordered
condition of the stomach, Chamber
lain's Tablets arc essentially a sto
mach medicine, intended especially to
act on that organ; to cleanse it,
Btrongthen lt, tone and Invigorate lt,
to regulate the liver and banish bil
iousness positively and effectually.
For salo by all dealers.
the negro's body dangling from the
pole. Vive thousand people, lt ls es
timated, witnessed tho lynching.
Josh Ashley at Head of Crowd,
In the depths of a forest six miles
north of Grenville an armed mob of
twenty-five men. headed by "Citizen"
Josh Ashley, of Hones Path, a mom
bo r of Anderson county's legislative
delegation, overpowered Deputy She
riff Van B. Martin, of Anderson coun
ty, and Sheriff J, Perry Poole, of
Greenville county, yesterday after
noon and took from their custody one
Willis Jacks e., a 17-year-old negro,
Charged with criminally assaulting
tho I l-year-old daughter of a promi
nent citizen of Hones Path at 7.?I0
O'clock yesterday morning.
.LOCAL NEWS FROM SENECA.
Plea f~r Revision in Athletics
Items of IJOCMI Interest.
Seneca, Oct. 10.-Special: Your
correspondent, with many other Sen
eca citizens, ls entering a quiet but
firm protest against Inter-high school
athletics as practiced In Oconee
county. Our impression ls that the
Athletic Association WUB organized
prlmnrlly to encourage physical cul
ture among our boys, and inciden
tally to foster a healthy rivalry be
tween the hi,<h schools. The Im
pression among some is to win
races, "honestly If you can, hut win
races." Anent the recent relay race
between Seneca and Westminster, it
is tho duty of tho managers of our
tennis to abide by the rules of the
association, If there bo any, and to
''put up or shut ni)." The rivalry
existing between our schools now is
dangerous, and If al! wed to run on
with an utter disregard for rule or
precedent will result In the death of
the Athletic Association. We are In
favor of athletics in tho schools; we
are also In favor of a sane and
friendly rivalry between the schools;
but we are not In favor of Inter
high school athletics as practiced to
day. A boy should bo instilled willi
principles that will make a man and
a gentleman out of him, and we are
convinced that this has been the
aim and purpose of the manager of
the Seneca team; but If what your
correspondent learns ls true, there's
something "rotten in Denmark," and
lt should bo the business of tho offi
cers of the Atheltlc. Association to
find tho cauce and lo remedy the
On next Sunday, the 16th, n Sun
day school rally will bo held at the
Baptist church. An interesting pro
gram is arranged, and an especial
feature will be tl s music. Mrs. lt.
Anderson, the organist, and Prof. M.
E. Brockman, tho superintendent,
have the program in charge, and the
occasion will result In both pleasure
and profit. The purpose of the meet
ing is to bring out every member of
the Baptist church, and to awaken a
keener Interest In Sunday school
work. The public, however, is cor
dially invited to attend the exercises.
Prof. H. T. Cox, of Furman Uni
versity, will make the address of the
morning. Ills subject will be "The
relation of the Sunday school to
church and community life." He is
a most pleasing speaker and will
give something good to the people
Following is the order of exercises
for Sunday morning: Song, Onward
Christian Soldiers; song, Tho Fight
ls On; prayer; reading of lesson of
morning; solo, Vision of Fden, by
Prof. John Kruschwitz; announce
ments by the superintendent; as
sembling of classes for 20 minutes;
song, The Cloud and Pire; report of
secretary; names of new pupils en
rolled; quartet, "The Wayside
Cross, by Messrs. Vickery, Black
burn, Brockman and Kruschwltz;
address. Relation of Sunday School
to the Community; solo, Nazareth,
by Prof. .lohn Kruschwltz; song,
All Hall tho Power of Jesus' Name.
Mrs. E. C. Vertier returns on
Tuesday from Greenville, where she
has been visiting for several weeks.
The friends of Mrs. O. P. Bacon
are glad to learn that she is Improv
ing from an attack of diphtheria.
While she has been quite sick, her
condition has at no timo been criti
cal, and friends hope soon to see
her out again.
Tho protracted meeting at the
Presbyterian church will continue
through this week and Sunday next.
Rev. Mr. Mcllwaln, of Charlotte, ls
doing tho preaching and fine congre
gations aro hearing him. Services
are at 10 o'clock in the morning and
at 8 o'clock at night.
Miss May Hamilton spent several
days tho past week with her home
folks here, leaving on Monday for
Anderson, where she has accepted a
position as trimmer with Mrs. Lee
Thomas Harper, of Furman Uni
versity, spent the past week-end with
his family hore.
The friends of Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Neill will regret to learn that they
will move in the near future to Dan
ville, Va., where Mr. Neill has ac
cepted a position. They carry with
them tho best wishes of their
The numerous friends of the erst
while "Blossom Family," (well and
favorably known to the, show-going
publje) will be interested to learn
that they are planning to grace the
stago again about Christmas time.
A new play, which will embrace all
the members of the original family,
with several additions, has been se
lected, and rehearsals will begin al
an early dale. The cast of charac
ters will be given the public soon
and the promise of the "best over"
is made by tho managers.
Last Sunday afternoon Mr. and
Mrs. R. L. Nlmmons Invited a num
ber of their close friends to witness
the christening of their baby daugh
ter, Berenice Lee, at their home
here. Rev. Mr. Tillinghast, rector
of tho Episcopal church, ofllclated,
using the beautiful and Impressive
Episcopal service. Immediately af
ter tho ceremony the friends wore In
vited Into the dining room adjoining,
where refreshments woro served.
Those Invited to witness tho Impres
sive services were: Mr. and Mrs.
W. P. Nlmmons and Misses Sue and
Lucia Nlmmons; Rupert atid Rufus
Nlmmons and Dr. W. R. Doyle;
WESTMINSTER'S LOCAL NEWS.
Brief Rita of LooiM Information lloro
Westminster, Oct. 10.-Special:
Dr. W. C. Mays, of Pair Play, passed
through hero Monday on his way to
Charleston Modicnl College.
S. H. Marett and Mrs. M. E. Mes
ser visited in Soneca last Thursday.
Mrs. P. G. Lavender ls in Green
ville visiting her mother, Mrs. Mar
Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Whitaker vis
ited in the Mount Tabor Beetloo the
latter part of last week.
J. H. Carter and F. H. Shirley
made a business trip to Atlanta last
Mrs. 10. C. Marett was the guest of
her son. L. B. Marett, of Fair Play,
several days last week.
Mr. and Mrs. A. B, Steward visited
in Seneca one day this week.
Earnest Barton, of Lavonla, was
in town on business last Friday.
Commodore Lindsay, of Spartan
burg, was in (own on business Mon
Little Miss Emily Marett, of Sen
eca, visited her grandfather;- S. H.
Marett, of this place, the latter part
of last week.
Quite a number of our Indies at
tended the quarterly meeting of tho
Woman's Missionary Union at Madi
son inst Wednesday and report a
very Interesting meeting as well as
a delightful time.
W. M. Lemmons, of this place, has
received tho appointment for mail
carrier on Route No. 2.
MisB Thelma Watson, of Fair
Play, was In town one day last week.
She was on her way to Limestone
Miss Sue Daly, of Seneca, was
among the visitors lu town last
Miss Josephine Dunbar, of Spar
tanburg, has returned to he*- home
after spending several weol J with
her grandmother, Mrs. Dan Hull.
Miss Emily Dendy, of Richland,
ls visiting her slBter, Mrs. Chas. M.
Westminster High School's runners
were 300 yards ahead in the rolay
race last Friday afternoon with the
Seneca High School. Tho start was
made at Seneca at about 4.30. Thoro
was a large crowd present at the
starting point, and this continued all
the way over the route. Both tho
Westminster and Seneca boys aro to
be congratulated on their good run
The following is a record of the
Firs! lap - -Brea/.ealo for Westmin
ster and Ed. Vernor for Seneca; Urea
zeale gained 30 yards.
C. 1). Marett, Westminster, gained
10 yards over Brock, Seneca.
Abbott, Westminster, gained about
20 yards over Tribble, Seneca.
Carse Marett, Westminster, gained
about r> yards over Billie Adams, Sen
McDonald, Westminster, gained GO
yards over El rod, Seneca.
This showed Westminster to be
about 116 yards ahead at tho end of
the fifth Inp.
Will Dillard added 20 moro for
Westminster over L. Vernor.
Ragsdale gained 50 yards o vor J.
W. Stribllng, Soneca.
Puckett, Westminster, lost 50
yards to McMahan.
C. L. Foster also lost 50 yards to
J. M. Singleton, Westminster, gain
ed about 20 yards over Shanklin,
.Too King gained 100 yards over
Lee Haley increased tho load of
130 yards by 100 yards ovei Byrd,
Alexander gained 30 yards over
Sterling Bl rod, Seneca.
Mitchell, Westminster, gained 4 0
yards more over Harbin, Seneca,
making a total of 300 yards as thc
lead for Westminster at tho finish.
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Fanners' Union Holds for 14 Cents
Walhalla Market To-Day.
The following prices prevailed on
the Walhalla market, this morning,
being reported just as wo go to
Strict middling.0 %
Good middling.9 %
Mesdames E. A. Hines, J. 10. Hop
kins, J. E. Clarkson, W. K. Living
ston and C. V. McCarey; Misses Es
ther and Etta Clarkson, Margaret
Morrison, Verna Stribllng, Clara V.
McCarey, Maud Hopkins and Louise
Pfeffer; Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Strib
llng and Mrs. Pasterfield.
Miss Louise Pfeffer, of Gaines
ville, Ga., is visiting her friend, Mrs.
J. IO. Hopkins.
Mrs. B. O. Hopkins has returned
to her nome here after an absence
of several weeks visiting relatives in
Mr. Rldcnhour ls with tho Seneca
Hardware Company this week for
tho purpose of demonstrating the
Majestic range. The demonstration
will continue through the week and
refreshments will bo served.
Some timo next week tho Clemson
Dramatic Club will glvo an enter
tainment at the school auditorium.
They como on tho perecntago plan,
and tho proceeds will bo used for
school Improvement purposes.