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By Brother-Disputo Over a Settle
ment Results In Fatal Shooting.
(Daily Mail, 1 2th.)
Petor Shaw, 3G years old, was shot
und killod this morning hy his bro
ther, Eugono Shaw, fit tho homo of
their parents between Anderson and
Relton. Witnesses at an inquest hold
by Coronor Hardin immediately after
tho shooting told a story of an unus
ual killing, whore ono brother shot
down another brother, who was
standing in the yard before him with
his little baby in, his arms.
The shooting Occur rod at tho homo
of tho Shaw's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
C. O', Shaw, about 7 miles out from
Anderson, near the Anderson-to-Rel
ton highway. Peter Shaw was stand
ing in the yard, near a well, when ho
was killed, and -.Eugene Shaw was
Standing at tho door of a rear room,
from which he did the shooting.
According to tho evidence at the
Inquest the two men hud met at 'the
homo of their parents, and they had
been quarreling over a settlement of
somo kind that was lo ho made bo
tv/oon thom. Thrco difforent stories
of tho nature of the sottleinnt were
told hy us many wltnosses, but all.
agreed in the fact that Doter 'Shaw
was shot and killed hy Eugene Shaw
as ho stood at the well In his parents'
yahl, holding Iiis littlo baby in his
.Mrs. C. C. Shaw, mother of tho two
mon, declared that they were tn ino
house and were fussing over some
?uas which Peter owed Eugene and
which were to havo been paid hack
to Eugene on Saturday. She declared
thal she had hogged them not lo fuss
and to let tho matter drop, and told
both of the men to go home. Petor,
sho said, had two of his childron with
?him, and ono of tho children was also
j begging him to como ott and go homo,
j His youngest child, a baby of only 2 1
j months, was in his, arms, and during
I tho fussing had gone to sleep on his
I Peter finally loft, according to Mrs.
'shaw, ?uni US ho wont out of the back
j door Eugono cnllod to him, und, al
though shu said she could not tell
; whether Pi ter had a pistol or not,
j Kugene called to him to "drop that
thing or Pl! kill you."
She maintained that sho tried to
I keep Engem' from shooting, telling
him that "he had his little baby, and
!you might kill it."
They both began firing nt about
tho same time, declared Mrs. Shaw,
"and they shot so ;ist and so much
I don't know who did tho shooting.
As Eugene ran out of thc houso Reed
was shooting at him. Doter fell in
tho back yard ami his littlo girl was
still in his arms. .The baby's hoad
was full of blood and Its dollies woro
bloody, too."
Peter Shaw was married and is
survived by his widow and th roo
children. 1
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Vanadium was discovorcd by a
Swedish chemist In 1830.
Misa McDonald Winner in Columbia
State's Composition Contest.
Bounty Land, Juno 12.-Special:
Miss Nettle Hubbard spent the week
end lu Seneca as a guest of Miss An
nie Hunter. .*
Mrs. George Gibson, of Baltimore,
Md., was a guest a few days last
week In tho home of Mr. and Mrs.
J. J. Dal len ger, leaving" to-day.
Ossie Youngblood left recently for
Atlanta. Late nows from him gives
tho information that he has joined
the army. Ossie is an aspiring young
man and has many friends who will
watch his career with interest.
The Bounty Land Literary Society,
which has boen disbanded for tho
past several months on account of
many of our young people being in
school, reorganized 'Friday evening
and will meet every two weeks.
Two wee lassies' have recontly ta
ken up their abode in this community
-the one brightening the home of
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wells and the
other the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rich
ard Kirby.
Mr. and Mrs. Hamp Morton and
three children, of West Union, spent
Saturday night as guests of Mr. and
Mrs. W. A. Rankin
Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Doyle, of An
derson, were in the community for
a short while Sunday.
Mr. and (Mrs. J. H. Adams, daugh
ter and son, Miss Etta and Horace?
visited relatives in the Clearmont
section recently.
Mrs. GUmer 'Hubbard and MisseB
Lalla Ballenger and Cary Doyle are
lin Clemson to-day in attendance at
the summer school for teachers.
Misses Sara Davis and Viola Brad?
berry, of Seneca, were in the commu
nity among friends recently.
MISB Vera Coe, of Flora McDonald
College, is expected to-day in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Hayden Coe,
she having spent the past fortnight
with friends in Mooresville and Char
lotte, N. C.
Stokes Wyley, of 'Georgetown, is
on a visit to his parents, !Mr. and Mrs.
T. B. Wyley.
iBruce Stribling returned Wednes
day to Cross Anchor, where he is in
structor in agriculture in the Cross
Anchor schools.
I Mrs. G. W. Davis and several chll
! dren, who have been spending some
weeks with Mrs. Davis* parents, Mr.
and Mrs. W. H. Hughs,- left Saturday
for their home In Smyrna, Ga.
Mrs. Julia D. Shanklin and son,
E. R. Shanklin, visited Mr. and Mrs.
J. B. ShanklTn, of Anderson, the first
of ' ) week.
Little J. B. HaB. infant of Belle
Hall, died Friday and was burled in
Seneca Saturday. The'deceased was
five months old.
We are glad to learn that Mrs. C.
E. Gambrell, who has been suffering
for several weeks from rheumatism,
is improving, and hor many friends
hopo for her entire recovery,
j Mrs. Duncan, of Pickens, and her
daughter, Mrs. Oscar Atkinson, ot
Liberty, aro guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Duncan.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Rice and chil
dren, of the High Bridge section,
were week-end guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Tom Owens.
Tho ninny friends of Miss Kate
Stribling, of Rome, Ga., will loam
with sincero regret that she is quito
dangerously 111, having only a few
days ago undergone a serious opera
tion. Miss Stribling was a one-time
resident of tho Richland community,
whore sho has many friends who
await with anxiety for encouraging
nows of her condition.
Mrs. Mae Hubbard Anderson salir
ed from New' York Inst Friday, des
tined for Norway, whero hor hus
band has been taking special train
ing for several months. Mr. and Mrs.
Anderson will probably return to
America in August.
The following clipping ls from tho
"Winthrop College News" and will
be of Interest to tho many friends of
one of Oconoe's Winthrop daughters,
Miss Willie McDonald, of whom we
are Justly proud:
"In the Columbia State's competi
tion for the best literary composi
tions which might bo submitted by
students in the twenty colleges of
South Carolina, four Winthrop girls
were awarded prizes of $10 each.
These girls and their subjects are:
"Nature's Song," by Willie Mc
Donald; homo address, Richland.
"Whlto Bread," by Louise McFad
den; home address, Chester.
"The Genius of Raphael," by Edna
Tiller; home address, Lugoff.
"A Comparison of Jane Austin's
Heroines with Modern Women," by
Margaret Browne; homo address, 127
Park avenue, Rock HUI."
Mrs. Martha Wilson lost a valua
ble cow Saturday.
Local Notes from Fair Play.
Fairplay, June 12.-Special: Rev.
Freeman filled his regular appoint
ment at Boaverdam last Sunday. He
delivorod a splendid sermon. We are
exceedingly glad to have 'Mr. and
Mrs. Freeman in our midst. Wo feel
suro that ho will do a great work for
the up-building of Christ's kingdom
in this community.
Danna Harris, of Columbia, waa
the guest of his mothor, Mrs. M. E. %
Harris, recontly.
Those who enjoyed tho kind hos
pitality of Miss Elise Richardson on
Sunday last wero Misses 'Minnie Pat
rick, Maymo Bruce, Julia Davis, May
Brock, Clarine Wooten and Lush
Mr. and Mrs. Roger Chambloo, of
Anderson, wore spond-tho-dny guests
of tlio latter's father and mother, Mr.
and Mrs. Stevo Smith, recontly.
Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Davis aro en
tertaining a big boy nt their homo.
.Miss Marlo Crabbs and Mrs. John
Will Crabbs attended thc commence
ment exercises of Winthrop College
Inst weok.
Wo aro glad to have bade with na
Miss Lucilo King, a student of Win
throp College; Hoyt Wooten, of doni
son Collego; Miss Bnsslo Creon and
.Too Stribling and Loulo Marett, of
tho Westminster High School.
Gary Watson and brother, Will, of
Walhalla, spont last week with tholr
sister, Mrs. T. U. Mitchell.

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