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Of Greensboro-Shot from Automo
bile Into Which Ho looked.
Greensboro, N. C., May 4.--Sher
iff's posses searching in tho battle
ground section for Eddie Paxton, al
leged third man in tho car from
which was (Ired tho shot which killed
Policeman McCuiSton hero to-day,
had not at midnight found their man.
Lewis Edwards, captured earlier in
the evening, admitted to-night that
there waa no negro in tho car, aa he
.Mrst claimed, when he said tho ne
gro shot the olllcer. Edwards admit
ted, it is alleged, that he and Paxton
and Tom Robertson, who was killed
this evening in a battle with the of
ficers north of Oreonshoro, were tho
three .men in thc car when tho of
ficer was shot.
Two hours after Patrolman \V. T.
'Mc'Clliston, of thc local police force,
had stopped on the running board of
an alleged liquor car, almost In the
heart of Greensboro, at 4.SO o'clock
this afternoon and was shot to death
by one of tho three men In tho car,
a white man giving his name as
Crank Jones was surrounded .ind
captured by Sheriff i (afford and Dep
uty Sheriff drown, of this county,
near the fj ti ilford hattie ground.
Tile killing of Policeman MeCuls
tou occurred ul Hie intersection of
Cast Washington and Corbys streets,
Tho car containing the three men,
two while men and :i negro, had
drawn up lo thc curb, and as Mo
Cuiston stopped mt the running board
in look Into Ibo car lie was shel
through Hie heart. As the olllcer fell
dead Hie ear. willi the three men.
th. ii hacked "tit and leaded north,
posses worn quickly formed and pur
suit given Near Hie hattie ground
tin y ran Into a side road, where the
men changed lires, and, il is alleged,
the two white men. Frank .Iones and
his cousin, Have .Iones, took to the
woods, while the negro drove on.
the sheriff and his deputy found
Frank Jones in a gully. As the man
reached for his gun Rrown covered
him with a rifle and Jones surren
dered. He was armed with a pistol
of largo calibre and had a pocket full
of cartridges.
Ho is alleged to have told the of
ficers (hat ho and his cousin. Dave
Jones, had hired the negro to drive
them around, and that the negro
shot tho policeman. Ho said he was
from Norfolk. Va. Ho wore a bell
with a buckle, on which are en
graved Hie initials "D F O Tone?
was brou) iii ti- Greensboro hy Hi>'
sheriff md placed Iii lh< Guilford
county jail,
s?' ntly ni* 1er tito capturo bi iones
ny Sheriff Stafford word reached here
that Greensboro officers who had
been nailing tho alleged murder ear.
had engaged in a pitched battle with
Tom Robertson, of Spray. X. C., near
Reidsvllle, north of here, ami had
killed Robertson, lt ls slated thal
the officers found forty gallons of
whiskey in the car. lt is further
stated that tin' ear in which Robert
son was rid I n g was the same car
from which the shot was tired here,
anil which killed McCuislon.
When told late to-night thal Tom
Robertson had been killed hy odleors
.loues changed his earlier story and
said thal Robertson was in the death
ear. I ha I lhere was no negro, and
that his name is Lewis edwards, son
of \Y. K. Rd wa rda, of Danville, Va.
Ile said the third man. for whom the
officers are searching to-night, is lod
die Paxton, nf I louston. Va.
A dispatch from Danville states
thal Lewis Edwards is a sen of Police
Officer W. s. Edwards, of Danville,
He was formerly a high school foot
ball player, and subsequently a mem
ber of the ?ire department, but left
Danville several months ago, and
bas since then been living al Leaks
Lift Off with Fingers
Doesn't hurt a bit ' Drop a little
"FroozoilO" on an aching corn, in
stantly thai coin stops hurting, then
shortly you int ii right off willi
lingers. Truly !
Your druggist sells a tiny hollie of
"Freozonc" for a few cents, sufficient
lo remove every h ird corn, soft corn
or corn bet wei n the toes, and the
calluses, without soreness or irrita
tion. adv.
The eyes ire subject lo more dis
lind diseases than any other human
?I* ?I- 4? *!. 4? 4? 4? 4* 4*
.j. ?i? ?j? ?j? ^? *i? ??? 4* 4* 4* 4*
A Kine Clover Field.
A Held of crimson clover, valuable
as well as beautiful, and worth going
miles to sec, can he seen on the place
of W. M. Drown, near J. C. Edwards,
one-half mlle north of thc it. A.
Thompson place, near Walhalla.
This clover made a luxuriant
growth thc lirst year and is covered
with crimson blooms, which will soon
' bo valuable seed. Inoculated seed
i were scattered in the cotton middles
t last September. The soil was of ox
? tra good quality.
J. L. Kell, of the Now Hope sec
lion, has a fine field, and so has Dr.
.I ii. stonoeypher, of Westminster.
There have boon several failures,
however, due to soil, inoculation and
weather, hut these men prove lt cnn
bo grown in this county.
(?'row Velvet Deans..
Not every soil in the county will
make a good growth of crimson clo
ver tho first year, hilt velvet heans
can bo grown anywhere, and a more
valuable fertilizer and feed cannot
he bought than velvet heans.
S. II. Snead, of Walhalla Houtc 1?,
says thal live years ago his son grew
velvet heans in an acre of corn, and
that the beneficial elTocI on Ibo soil
can still he seen in all the crops fol
lowing tho turning under of Hie vine
growth. Itosides ibis, two or lb ree
wagon loads of beans wore g:,:' orod
and fed lo Ibo cows, and groa Im
provement was shown in Hie quan
tity and quality nf Ibo milk.
Velvet Heans Pay Another,
.1. r. White, of Ibo South I'nion
section, states thal on a small place
where oats followed turning under
velvet beans he noticed tho oats grow
nearly twice as high as where Hiero
were no beans.
Ile fed his cow velvet beans in the
pods, crushed, and one-half cotton
seed, and in a month the milk in
creased from one and a half to two
and a half pounds. Mr. White has
planted velvet beans for four years,
and each year plants more and more.
Tho "Fodder Disease."
Cats and vetch, followed by sudan
grass and soy beans and cow peas,
will overcome the hereditary disease
of "fodder pulling."
lt is a foolish waste of time just
as surely as driving an ox to town is
now considered slow and wasteful
and behind the times.
Many farmers admit the evil of
"fodder-pulling " bot few will over
e?me it Iii Mint unison.
\ Mr. White says that on a bou t ino
hail lier?'! of sudan gr.? hs' yetti' ho
?cut (i?e dld'.viivg amount! of goo.;
nay in til reo cuttings: First, three
two-horse loads; second, two and a
half two-horse loads; third, two two
horse loads.
Why pull fodder, decrease your
corn yield and have all your labor
ter nothing?
Hull Association Meetings.
Kain interfered with (ho meetings
last called of the (aimee Jersey Hull
Association. Weather permitting,
meetings will be held as follows with
the dairy export, .1. H. Parker:
Thursday night. May 12th. ar s
o'clock, at Ebenezer school house.
Friday afternoon, May El. at i
o'clock, at Oak (?rove.
Friday night, May 13, at S o'clock,
ai Hine Ridge school house.
Goo. H. Hriggs, County Agent.
The Quinine That Does Not Affect the Head
Ilccniise of its tonic And laxative effect. I.AXA
TlVH 11KOMO CM'iNINK is bettor than ordinary
Quinine nnd <1OCK not cause nervoiisnes nor
ringing in head. Remember the lull name mid
look (ur thc signature of li. W. GKOVii. 3?c.
Local News from New Hope.
Now Hope, May 3.-Special: Mrs.
drab Jones, of Hlaeksbui'g, is visit
ing it the borne of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs Henry Glazcncr, this week.
She will lie accompanied on her trip
back home by her mother, who will
-pend a few days there visiting.
The W. M. I', mei a: the homo of
Mrs. .(olin A. Kelley last Wednesday
afternoon. A very interesting pro
gram was carried ont. after which
the society was invited into the din
ing room, where delicious refresh
men i ; \\ ere served. . .
Mrs. V W. Kl rod visited ber sis
ter. Mrs. Harley Phill! ps. a I Spartan
buri; last week.
Mr. ami Mrs. .lohn Knox, ol' Ander
son, visited relatives here Sunday.
Hov. and Mrs. M. .1. Slansoli and
baby attended a Sunday school con
vention at Picketts last Thursday and
Mrs. .1 H. Huff, of Greenville, bas
been a recent visitor at the borne of
ber mother. Mrs. L. 1-'.. Knox.
Mis.-. Kita GI a 7.011 cr bas completed
the normal course at Walhalla and
has returned to ber home hore.
Everybody who attended the sing
ing at Wolf stake SM ut home feeding
that the music listened to was equal
to the best.
In England a woman must be
years of age before she ls allowed tc
Piles Cured In 6 to 14 Days
DrUftftUtfl refund money if PAZO OINTMENT fallt
focare Itchiest, Blind, Meedinft or ProUudinft Tiles
Instantly rcllewa ltelling Pilos?, mal you cnn ile
reta ful steep outr tho lirst anuiicuiiuu. PricoCOc
H. F. Muuldln, l'roshlent of Hank of
Anderson, Called to His Reward.
(Anderson Mall, May 3d.)
Benjamin Franklin Mauldia. tor
nearly half a century a'leading bank
er of Anderson, and well known In
banking circles over the entire Stale,
died suddenly at his home, 603 N.
Main street, at an early hour this
morning, lie had served the Bank
of Anderson for tlfteen years as Its
Mr. Ma aldin had not been ill the
best of health for tho past year or so,
and although he was able occasion
ally to go to his ellice at the Hank
of Anderson, his general condition
kept him from taking an active p rt
in the affairs of the bank since tho
first of the year.
Mr. Muuldln is survived by his
widow, who. before her marriage to
him in 1872, was Miss Mary Recd,
of this city, and three daughters.
Mesdames J. M. Padgett, R. C. Mal
lison and Prue Clinkscales, all of
whom live in Anderson.
Hanker from Vouug Manhood.
Mr. Muuldln, who was 71 years of
age. was a figure in the financial
sphere who will long be remembered
in Anderson county. Turning to bank
ing when a young man, ho gave i li ; ; t [
business 'ong study and practice ?uni
made ii success of it, Wiiile actively
engaged ?ti tho banking busiiu
Anderson, he did not confine his ef
forts t<> titi; city alone, but lent his
influence lo the organization of sev
eral banks in this and nearby cou li
tios. Ile organized and was preshh nt
of the following banks: The Bank of |
Townvillc. the Hank of Trenton, thc
Hank of Mount fannel, the Lowndes-]
ville Hank. I lu* Hank of Due West.,
the Bank of McCormick and the Rank
Of Hodges. Only a short time ago
Mr. Mauldin resigned as president of
the Farmers' and Merchants' Rank
of Iva because of his ill health.
The heart of.Mr Mauldin was in .
the banking business. Life offered
to him no greater opportunities than
opening banking houses in new fields
and in communities where banks
were unknown, developing them into
sound business institutions that en
joyed the trust and confidence of the
people, and then leave them /in the
hands of citizens of these towns and
communities as a business asset.
Those who came in contact with
him in a business way were always
impressed with his fairness and with
the impartial .vay ni which en!
i 5 i in nd rid and poor .ko.
tl. was a man big enough lei hare
tho joy .<.' ii successful dep'f>:5i'rt?>? ?i*
sit uuiHi with jii.d '?. r ? '. .?. 'i rt
consolation to an unfortunate one
who had lost his fortune.
A letter written some years ago
contains a tribute to Mr. Mauldin
from Seiden Kennedy, of Due Weil.
In part the letter say-: "I have
never known a more unselfish suc
cessful business man. Some men do
not care who may fail. >o they suc
ceed, but Mr. Mauldin is deeply in
terested In all, and can rejoice with
men as well as weep with them."
Mr. Mauldin was born in Ander
son county Oil March 21, ISM?. His
father, whose natue was also Benja
min Franklin Mauldin. was a mer
chant and a Baptist preacher, and
was a member of the Secession Con
vention in 1861. A business man,
full of public spirit ami ol' the most
strict integrity of character, he was
well known throughout the county
and had a reputation in the State at
large. His mother, Mrs. Adaline Tyr
rel (Hamilton) Mauldin. had a very
marked influence upon the character
of her son in early boyhood, and her
.nemory has always retained an alto
gel her exceptional place in his life.
Rho was descended from Archibald
Hamilton, who emigrated from Scot
land and married Frances Calhoun.
His earliest known ancestor in Amer
ica, on his father's side, was Jon h
Mauldin. who made swords for tho
Revolutionary soldiers.
Mr. Mauldin was a member of the
Baptist church, and for many years
he held the office of deacon in th."'
Catarrh is a local disease, greatly
influenced by constitutional con
MEDICINE is a Tonic and Blood
Purifier. Hy cleansing the blood and
building up the System, HALL'S
normal conditions and allows Na
ture to do it? work.
AH Drupriris's- Circular- freo.
F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio.
Spar! a ll blll'g Man Killed |?y Sou.
Spartanburg, May i. w. ic /.iin
morman, a prominent citizen of Dun
can, this county, was .-hot ?ind killed
this afternoon by his sen. Morgan
Zimmerman, said to be only is years
old. Tho youth shot twice with a
pistol, ono wound bein;; Inflicted in
the stomach and another in-,ir the
heart, The caus< of the trouble has
not been ascertained.
_ i
Improper Utilization of Soil in
High-Grade Agricultural
District ls Related.
Farmer Can Redeem Much Valuable
Soil By Regrouping Different Build
ings Without Sacrificing
(Prepared by tho United States Depart
ment of Apiculture.)
"Stannard, on tho next farm, has of
fered me 5 acres of land next to the
line '"once for $200 an acre. I need
more land, and I've half a notion to !
take the offer,"
Tile Sunday quiet and the warm ;
spring sunshine had lured (he farmer
and his visitor tn a perch cn the top
rall of the cow-lane fence, where they
f ? -11 Into discussion ot* United States
Department of Agriculture reports.
The visitor thought for a moment
while his eyes roved across the Hat
farm land before them.
"Why pay $200 an acre?" he In- :
quired tinnily. "Why net buy the few
?' TI >. yat need from a man wile cull
sell lt to you for half ns much?"
Land Gctc Full Price.
"One hundred dollars till acre for
farm land in iliis country? I guess
liol ! Pele, yu? don't know farm val
ues out here. Huck III year New Kirk
land hills you may Hud land as cheap
as that, hut you can't buy ii roil of
tillable land In iliis section without
paying the full price for it!"
ile laughed as he said: "If you
can find 5 acres for sale In this town
ship at the price you mention. I'll buy !
it-provided lt ls within '.I miles of j
my home."
"Closer than that," said the New
Englander cheerfully. "In fact, you're I
standing on a part of lt right now-. j
sitting on lt, I mean."
"Rut this ls mine already !"
"Of course," retorted tile other.
"It's your cow lane and you're tho
man. You can sell yourself a few
acres of first-class farm land at $100 j
an acre-less for some of lt, perhaps. |
I bought a few acres from myself last 1
spring, after I had learned how sim
ple the transaction was."
The farm owner laid a firm hand
on his friend's broad shoulder.
"Quit talking riddles," he warned,
"and come out with the story or I'll
tip vou off Into the nettles!" j
"You cati .-.M all th? land you need
hy making your wasti 1 lam! produo
I1V< Yen o.vu the .\ -<l laud, and
you can buy l( from yourself ut tho
price of milking ir tUlublb: 'hat's
what I mean."
"But the waste land on this farm
can't he made productive. There's
only an acre or so in that stony hil
lock over there-and I'm even getting
cash returns from that hy planting
cherry trees among the sienes!"
"I didn't say 'wasle land'; I said
'wasted land,' " the oilier reminded
him. "Waste laud ls land made uti
fhis Unconfined Brook Wastes Many
profitable hy nature; wasted land is
productive land that man himself has
fulled to make use of. That's tho
din oronoo.
"The Sl/.e of your farm business
has more to do with your Income than
any other feature. While you've been
planting cherry trees among the rocks
on a stony acre you've been using this
long lane for no other purpose than
as a path for cattle lo pasture. You
could use the publie road almost nfl
conveniently. This lani' is right In the
heart of your corn land, too, It must
be ROO yards lot./ and lt's a rod wide
nt leasi. There's about throe-quarters
of an nero of in-line soil right there
for the price ol' taking OUl one of
these fences.
"Ami tho road borders your farm
for the whole length of your Held. I
don't know what the highway laws tn
this state are, . ut certainly they don't
require till the land (hat lies between
your fence and (be road. Find out
how much (he highway encroaches on
your land and move your fence up.
There's another fat acre (here.
"Then (here's that Osage orange
hedge fence your fnthor planted along
the line running wes! from (he house.
That hedgerow robs you of more land
per rod (han any oilier fence on tho
farm. It not only occupies an acre to
every 200 rods but renders worthless
for cropping a strip 20 feet wide on
eacli side of lt. It will be money in
The Willard was fi'
The Willard is
The Willa]
The W
The Willai
in You
We have a complete linc
is a guarantee of perfection in tf
guarantee goes with every batt(
Hughs <
Main Street,
"Satisfied Customc
ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty
Here's X21
Progressive Farme
$1.00 year,
The Keowee Courie
$1.00 year,
Either paper well \
Pnr?e of Beth, f
youi pocket to luke !!>'; rtictor out
.?. it time wi ion w<rv is slack and
snake Hint old hedge out by tim roots.
You cnn put this mil fence there. Or
you cun put a wire fonce there and use
these rails to stuke-nnd-rlder some of
your other rall fences.
"l-iook to your brooks ami ditches.
A brook that wanders at will through
good farm land will put much of it
beyond the reach of the plow-a ditch
will set it straight.
Scattered Over Rich Soil.
"Many farmsteads have their build
ings scattered widely over rich lund.
The farmer can buy back a lot of valu
able soil by regrouping the clusters
more economically without sacrificing
(Mther beauty or convenience. Where
farm land increases in price, as it has
In this section, lt pays the farmer to
go over his place with an eye open
for wasted territory, lt won't always
Plan of a Farm
Showing Wasted
Land in a Lane.
Plan of Same Farm
After Elimination
of the Lane.
bo prod ta hie to reclaim all that he sees.
Ile can't for Inst mice, move a barn to
gain a rod or two ol' html, but he'll be
suri? to see much that can be done.
Every foot brought under profitable
cult I VIII inn increases the farm business
ami the farm profit."
"I never realized that the matter
was so important," mused the farm
"Neither did I," was tho reply, "un
til the Department of Agriculture
wiped the economic dust off my busi
ness spectacles I"
No Worms in a Healthy Child
All children troubled with Worms hove nu un
healthy color, winch indicates poor blood, nnd ns a
rule, there is more or 1 ess stomach disturbance.
Knily for two or three weeks will enrich l?io blood,
improve thc digest ion, nod net ns n genern I Strength
ening Tonie to tho wholo system. Nature will thoo
throw off or dispel the worms, nndtheChildwillbo
In perfect health. Pleasant to take. 00c per bottle.
Prominent Railroad I'vecutive Ile.ul.
ICIizabcth, X. .1.. May I. Prank
ll. Davis, ollicer ?ind director of more
Ihnn n dozen railroad-., died nt his
home here early io-day of hardening
of Hie arteri?s, ile was t; I years of
better built,
rd lives longer,
rillard is used most.
want and must have
rd Battery
ir Car.
on hand? The name Willard
ie battery world. Our personal
Walhalla, S. C
;rs" is Our Motto.
i?* ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty
For 12 Months
tforth Combination
)rder yours aow.
Mi SHC?TA??I: is roi vu
W. T. C. Bates Tells of Hundred and
Vitt y Thousand Dollar Deficit.
(Columbia stale, 4til.)
A shortage of $1??,249.70 In tho
accounts of \V. T. C. Hates, jr., an
assistant, cashier of tho Liberty .Na
tional Hank of South Carolina, was
made publie last night in a state
ment made by tho directors of tho
institution, who at the same time
announced that tho amount had been
made good by tho directors, the rel
atives of Mr. Hates, and by Mr. Bates
A. S. Manning, president of the
bank, said last night that existence
of the shortage became known to tho
bank ofllcials several days ago when
Mr. Hates went to Julian C. Hogers,
the cashier, and told him of the mat
Hate last night Mr. Hates had not
boen arrested, but was at his homo
in Columbia.
Fully Bret ec ted.
The matter la being handled by O.
ls. Ba l?ouque. national bank exam
iner, who, when asked for a state
ment with reference to the shortage,
"We aro in the midst ot* our regu
lar examination, and our reja:!' will
bo forwarded lo Washington . . usn.il
when completed. 1 prefer not 'o <IU
filiss Ibo matter further than io state
Hint, in my opinion, the hank is fully
protected against loss by reason of
the shortage disclosed. I will slate
further that tho records of tho Treas
ury Department show thal no depos
itor has ever lost a dollar in or
through a national hank in South
The directors signed a statement
last night assuring the depositors
I lin t there will bo absolutely no loss
lo the bank, and thal tho shortage
has heen made good.
Held Serif's of splendid Meetings.
Newry, May :\. Special: There
has recently closed al this place a
series Of glorious meetings at tho
Baptist church, tho meetings having
been conducted by tho pastor. Hov.
A. H. Marett, and Rev. W. M. Thomp
son of Seneca. There were forty
two additions to the church twenty
eight of these by experience
lt is hero at Ne ?ry that Brother
Thompson spent his boyhood days-.
a wild boy- but now a man of power
for Clod and good. Tho writer ia con
fident thal the work done here hy tho
pastor and Brother Thompson will
never die. H. S. Boggs.

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