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Notice of Election. 3
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA. 0
County of Abbeville. ^
Notice is hereby given that the
General Election for State and County
Officers will be held at the voting
precincts prescribed by law in said
county, on Tuesday, November 5, fc
1918, said day being Tuesday follow- v
ing the first Monday in November, *
as prescribed by the State Constitu- b
The qualification for suffrage:
Managers of election shall require ^
of every elector offering to vote at '
any election, before allowing him to
vote, the production of his registra- q
tion certificate and proof of the payment
of all taxes, including poll tax, .
assessed against him and collectible ^
during the previous year. The pro- ^
duction of a certificate or of the rea
ceipt of the officer authorized to
/ niwf finch taxes, shall be conclu-|
sive proof of the payment thereof. 0
Section 237, Code of 1912, as a- a
mended by Act No. 6, special session 0
of 1914. c
Section 237. There shall be three
separate and distinct ballots, as follows:
One ballot for United States *
Senator, Representatives in Congress *
and Presidential electors; and one s
ballot for Governor, Lieutenant Gov- )
ernor, State Officers, Circuit Solici- 1
tors, members of the House of Rep-1,
Isentative, State Senator, county of- j1
ficers, and one ballot for all <Consti-j*
tutional amendments and special j(
questions, each of three said boxes | *
to be appropriately labelled; which js
ballots shall be of plain white paper i1
and of such width and length as to j'
contain the names of the officer or |(
~ , M
officers and question or questions to
be voted for or upon, clear and even j *
cut, without ornament, designation, J1
mutilation, symbol or mark of any!1
kind whatsoever, except the name!
or names of the person or persons j1
I voted for and the office to wmcn sucn;
person or persons are intended to be 1
chosen, and all special questions 1
which name or names, office or offi- 1
ces, question or questions shall be j1
written or printed or partly written j
or partly printed thereon in black jink;
and such ballot shall be so fold- (
ed as to conceal the name or names, 1
question or questions thereon, and 1
o folded, shall be deposited in a box i
0 be constructed, kept and disposed <
f as herein provided by law, and no allot
of any other description found
1 either of said boxes shall be count- j
On all special questions the bal- '
ot shall state the question, or ques- *
ions, and shall thereafter have the 3
rords "Yes" and "No" inserted so 1
hat the voter may indicate his vote J
y striking out one or the other of '
uch words on said ballot, the word 3
tot so stricken out to be counted. J
Before the hour fixed for opening be
polls, Managers and Clerks must
ake and subscribe the Constitution- <
1 oath. The Chairman of the Board 1
f Managers can administer the j
ath to the other members and to '
he Clerk; a Notary Public must ad- -
linister the oath to the Chairman,
.'he Managers elect their Chairman i
nd Cierk. 1
Polls at each voting place must be
pened at 7 o'clock a. m. and closed
it 4 o'clock p. m. except in the City if
Charleston, where they shall be
>pened at 7 a. m and closed at 6 p. .
The Managers have the power to
ill a vacancy, and if none of the
Managers attend, the citizens can
ippoint from among the qualified .
rntora fhp Mnnacprs. who. after be
ng sworn, can conduct the election.
At the close of the election, the
Managers and Clerk must proceed
>ublicly to open the ballot boxes and
:ount the ballots therein, and continue
without adjournment until the
;ame is completed, and make a state- .
nent of the result for each office!
md sign the same. Within three j
lays thereafter, the Chairman of the
Board, or some one designated byj
the Board, must deliver to the Com-1
Kiissioners of Election the poll list,1
:he boxes containing the ballots and!
(vritten statements of the results of
At the said election qualified electors
will vote upon the adoption or
- 1 1? j. ? xl_ _
rejection oi amendments to me |
State Constitution, as provided in
the following JOINT RESOLUTIONS:
A Joint Resolution to Amend Seclion
7 of Article VIII of the Consti;ution,
Relating to Bonded Indebted- j
, and the (
)anies the Se
] This Year,
i in the snip
JU3""lli A ill
* ?"'i > ' ' ? A >
less by Adding a Proviso Thereto as
;o the City of Abbeville.
A Joint Resolution Proposing an
Amendment to Section 14a. of Arti:le
X of the Constitution by Allowng
the City of Charleston Through
;he City Council, to Assess Abutting
Property for Permanent Improvenent
and to Pay for the Permanent
Improvement of the Intersection of
Streets for Curbing and Laying of
Drains without the Consent of the
A Joint Resolution to Amend Sec
;ion 5, Article XI of the Constitution,
Relating to School Districts, by
Adding a Special Proviso as to
A Joint Resolution to Amend Section
20, Article III of the Constitution,
by Inserting after the Words
'Viva Voce," the words "Except by
A Joint Resolution Proposing an
Amendment to Article X of the ConBti+nfinn
Viv AHHinc Thereto Section
19, to Empower the City of Abbeville
to Assess Abutting Property for
A Joint Resolution to Amend Article
X (10) oT~the Constitution by
Adding Thereto a Section 17 to Empower
Any or All Incorporated Cities
and Towns to Assess Abutting
Property for Permanent Improvements.
A Joint Resolution to Amend Section
7 Article VIII of the Constitution,
Relating to Municipal Bonded
Indebtedness, by Adding a rroviso
Thereto as to the City of Orangeburg.
A Joint Resolution to Amend Section
7 of Article VIII and Section 5
of Article X, of the Constitution,
so as to exempt the Cities of Roch
Hill and Florence, from the Provisions
A Joint Resolution Proposing ar
Amendment to Article X of the Constitution
by Adding Thereto Sectior
16, to Empower the Town of Pendle
ton to Assess Abuting Property foi
n be Begun*
as Little as
nding of Pr
ment of Wc
15 yy ay ijii
The following Managers of Election
have been appointed to hold the
election at the various precincts in
the said County:
Abbeville?J. L. Clark, W. C. Sherard
and C. A. Botts.
Antreville?A. M. Erwin, E. L. Bell
and Ernest McCarter.
Due West?A. D. Kennedy, J. C. Mc
Dill and John T. Magill.
Donaldsville?R. L. Barmore, L. J.
Davis and J. J. Dunn.
Lowndesville?W. C. Shaw, C. A.
Tennent, E. C. Meschine.
Magnolia?Monroe Burriss, T. J.
Black and J. J. George.
Central School House?-W. E. Morrison,
A. B. Robinson and David
Abbeville Cotton Mills?J. Foster
Barnwell, J. T. Evans and J. W.
Bryant's Cross Roads?F. E. Ellis, 1
John Pratt, and L. E. Bryant. i
Keowee?Fred Ashley, John McMa- 1
han and Elmer Branyon.
Saluda (Near Broadmouth)?James
H. Kay, J. R. Sheffield, W. M.
Hampton?j. u. toranyon, Rob Pruitt,
Gilliam's Gin House?D. M. ,Gilliam,:
J. H. Prince, Joe B. Wilson.
The managers at each precinct |
named above are requested to deli-!
I gate one of their number to secure,
I boxes and blanks for the election.
J. R. McGee,
t * r r-i a ? r t"? r> nt t
J. -LVJL UAittDIUiLiU, |
I W. J. DUNCAN,
Commissioners of Election.
Notice of Election.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
County of Abbeville.
Notice is hereby given that-the:
. General Election for United States
. Senator (full term) and Representa1
tives in Congress, and a'Special Elec,
tion for United States Senator (short
: term) will be held at the voting pre.
cincts fixed by law in the County of
Abbeville, on Tuesday, November 5th.
- 1918, said day being Tuesday followi
ing the first Monday, as prescribed by
. the State uonstitution.
i The qualifications for suffrage arej
Residence in State for two years,!
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iment nas urj
is, Ocean Shi
esents at Chr
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ly inieriere w
wui agW/ Lit
n the County one year, in the pollir
irecinct in which the elector offei
;o vote, four months, and the pa:
nent six months before any electio
>f any poll tax then due and payabl
Provided, That ministers in chafge <
in organized church and teachers (
jublic schools shall be entitled to vol
ifter six months' residence in tl
State, otherwise qualified.
Registration.?Payment of all ta:
>s, including poll tax, assessed an
:ollectable during the previous yea
rhe production of a certificate or tl
receipt of the officer authorized 1
:ollect such taxes shall be conclush
iroof of the payment thereof.
Before the hour fixed for the ope:
ng of the polls Managers and Cler]
must take and subscribe to the Co:
3titutional oath. The chairman <
the Board of Managers can admini
ter the oath to the other Manage
and to the Clerk; a Notary Publ
must administer the oath to Chai
man. The Managers elect the
Chairman and Clerk.
Polls at each voting place mu
open at 7 o'clock a. m., and close
4 o'clock p. m., except in the City <
Charleston, where they shall open
7 a.m., and close at 6 p. m.
The Managers have the power
fill a vacancy; and if none of t!
Managers attend, the citizens can a
point, from among the qualified v
ters, the Managers, who after beii
sworn, can conduct the election.
At the close of the election, t
Managers and Clerk must proce
publicly to open the box and cou
the ballots therein, and contin
without adjournment until the sar
is completed, and make a stateme
of the result for each office, and si;
the same. Within three days thei
after, the Chairman of the Board,
some one designated by the Boai
must deliver to the Commissioners
Election the poll list, the box conta
ing the ballots and written statemei
of the results of the election.
Managers of Election.
* The following Managers of Eli
tion have been appointed to hold t
election at the various precincts
the said Countv:
Abbeville, C. H.?T. C. Seal, J.
Long and J. A. Cheek.
Antreville ?R. Q. Williams, J.
Gray z Fred Crowther.
ged that th<
ith the Goa
e Your I
ig Due Weit?J. L. Pruitt, D. S. Ed- ' |
rs wards and 0. Y. Brownlee.
7- DonaldsTille?C. E. Sharp. J. R.
n| Dunn, C. H. Dodson.
e. j Lowndesville?W. L. Kennedy, A. D. - %
)f Broadwell, E. W. Harper, Jr. J||
>f Magnolia?R. 0. Bell, Joseph Hiclca,
te W. J. Manning.
ie Central School House, in L. C. T. S.
?E. R. Miller, J. W. McKee, J. A. >c
id Abbeville Cotton Mill*?W. P. Norr.
rell, B. H. Williams, J. W. Faulkie
to Bryant's Cross Roads?W. W. "Wflre
son, R. L. Young and A. F. Carwile.
n- Keowee?J. Claud Ashley, M. W.
ks Gambrell, T. D. Ferguson.
n- Saluda, at or near Broad Mouth
>f School House?M. J. Ashley, Clifs
ton Burts, J. A. Black.
rs Hampton, in D. W. T. S.?J. W,
ic Pearman, Clyde Smith, J. C. Burr
:ir Gilliam's Gin House?Will Adams,
Andrew Bass, J. R. Brown.
st The Managers at each precinct
at! named above are requested to deliof
gate one of their number to secure
at the box and blanks for the election.
F. A. CARWILE,
to D. M. HUMPHREYS,
he GAMEWELL HUCKABEEE,
p.! Commissioners of Federal Election.
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