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Wilson Assures Gov. Cox of
His Ardent Support.
Washington, Oct. 29.-President
Wilson wrote Governor Cox today
as a "gratified and loyal supporter"
of the democratic presidential nom
inee, expressing "entire confidence"
in . the governor's leadership and ad
miration of his "course throughout
"I believe," the letter said, "that
you will receive the emphatic en
dorsement of the voters of the coun
try," adding that Mr. Wilson wrote
"as one of those voters." It was re
called that ballots both for the pres
ident and Mrs. Wilson to permit them
to vote by mail, recently were sent
from New Jersey at the request of
the White House.
The letter of President Wilson to
Governor Cox follows in full:
"29th of October 1920.
"My dear Governor Cox:
As the campaign approaches its
climax I want to give myself the
pleasure of writing to say with what
admiration I have followed your
course^ throughout the campaign. You
have spoken truly, fearlessly about
great issues at stake and I believe
that you will receive the emphatic
endorsement of the voters of the
country. As one of those voters, and
as one of your fellow citizens, I want
to express my entire confidence in
you and my confident hope that un
der your leadership we may carry the
policy of the nationad government
forward along the path of liberal leg
islation and humane reform, until
the whole world again sees an illus
tration of the wholesome strength of
democracy and the happy fruit of
what the founders of the republic
purposes when they set this great
"Allow me to sign myself,
"Your gratified and loyal
Declares MacSwiney Died For
Ideals the Canadians Died For.
Washington, Oct. 29-President
Eomon De (Valera, of the Irish re
public, tonight sent the follownig
telegram to a mass meeting held at
Montreal in protest against death of
"MacSwiney and his comrades died
vindicating the right of personal
and national liberty. They died for
those very ideals in the fields of
France and Flanders.
"Do the liberty-loving people of
Canada approve England's campaign
of terrorism in Ireland?
"Are they proud of the integrity
of the English spokesman of the em
pire that'led them to fight in the
name of the rights of small nations?
"Or do they need further convinc
ing that the spokesmen were hypo
crites capable themselves when oc
casion offered of outdoing Ger
many's leaders in the worst barbari
ties they accuse them of?
"Do they feel that those of their
countrymen whose bodies lie beneath
the soil of Flanders have secured
what they died for?
"Lloyd George and his followers
have cheated them as they cheated
the hundreds of thousands of Irish
men who also believed them."
Baker Declares Official Peace
is Universal Desire.
Washington, Oct. 29.-The uni
versal desire of the people for an of
ficial peace was the most striking
thing observed during his tour with
the pro-league independents through
the west, Secretary of War Baker
said upon his return today. The sec
retary visited Ohio, Indiana, Iowa,
Colorado, Nebraska, Kentucky and
"I found everywhere that the peo
ple want a lasting peace through
some kind of league or by co-opera
tive action of our nations," explained
Mr. Baker. "Our trip was solely in
the interest of the league of nations
and we left the people to decide
whether peace could be obtained and
maintained more certainly by the
plan proposed by Elihu Root or as we
believe by the election of Governor
When asked to make a prediction
as to the result of the election Sec
retary Baker replied:
"I have no prediction to make. I
find it is always hard to make an
accurate guess, and I often wonder
how some people do make such
Mr. Baker left tonight for Cleve
land, where he will deliver a speech
tomorrow night. He will return be
fore the election. His vote has al
ready been cast by mail.
As a result of a natiop-wide can
vass Democratic leaders here tonight
made claim to 295 electoral votes
for Cox to 236 for Harding. To win,
this number of Democrats must car
ry California with her 13 votes,
Ohio with 24 and Missouri's 18. A
change of 30 votes from this tabu
lation would throw the victory to
Harding by one vote.
The Democrats claim all the south
ern states and the following others:
Arizona, Colorado, Connecticutt, In
diana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mon
tana, Nevada, New 1 Hampshre, New
Jersey, New Mexico, and West Vir
Conceding to the Democrats such
states as Maryland, Oklahoma and
Kentucky, which are at best debat
able territory, the Republicans still
have the enormous total of 339 elec
toral votes, and only 266 are needed
to make the choice.
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Fight For Open Shop Begun
in Textile Industry.
Washington, Oct. 29.-The begin
ning of a nation-wide struggle be
tween textile manufacturers and tex
tile workers' unions is expected by
officials of the United States Cham
ber of Commerce when the textile
manufacturers of Philadelphia post
notices declaring for an open shop.
This action it is said, will take
place tomorrow. Officials of the Unit
ed States Chamber of Commerce an
ticipate that the movement will
spread rapidly to other cities.
The United States Chamber of
Commerce, it is said, has long been
on record as in favor of the open
shop, but will take no part in the
Philadelphia fight, which it regards
as a local matter.
In commenting today on the antic
ipated action in Philadelphia, Samuel
Gompers, president of the American
Federation of Labor, issued a warn
ing to employers. The plans by the
textile employers in Philadelphia to
injure unionism, he said, had
Strengthened the determination of
the workers to resist a hundred-fold.
Never before, he declared, were the
meetings of textile unions so well
attended, and a determination to
maintain unionized shops is mani
"Those who speak against a closed
shop," said Mr. Gompers, are enemies
of labor who by distorting the facts
seek to discredit the labor movement.
"The question is often asked why
a nonunion man who has secured em
ployment in a union plant should
agree to join the union and not be
at liberty to work "as a nonunion
"The answer is that wages in un
I ion shops are higher than in nonunion
shops. The hours of work are less and
the working conditions more desir
able. These are gained through the
workers dealing with the employer
collectively. Each member contrib
utes a small sum to carry on the
work of the union.
Why should a nonunionist be per
mitted to enjoy the benefits gained
without paying his share of the cost
of securing them? It is a fundamen
tal principle that those who are bene
ficiaries of organizations should
share in the responsibilities and ob
ligations invoiced in the achievement.
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1. Whereas, a petition has here
tofore been duly filed with the Gov
ernor of this State as provided by
law and signed by at least one-third
of the qualified electors in the area
proposed to be cut off from Edge
field County and annexed to McCor
mick, which is described in said pe
tition as follows:
DESCRIPTION OF TERRITORY
2. Begin at a cotton-wood tree
on the west bank of Stevens Creek;
thence the Edgefield and McCormick
County line to the South Carolina
md Georgia States line in the Savan
nah River; thence the South Carolina
md Georgia State l.;ne in the Savan
nah River to old Furry's Ferry;
ihence, a straight line North 24 de
crees East to a stake X3N on the
?vest bank of Stevens Creek; thence |
ap the west bank of Stevens Creek I
;o the beginning point
3. Whereas, the report of the
Commissioners appointed as required
oy law to ascertain whether or not
;he requirements of the Constitution
md Statutes governing and regulat
ing such matters have been and are
:omplied with has been made and
filed with the Governor and shows
that all of such requirements are
:omplied with, which report, conclu
sions and findings are fully concurr
id in and confirmed;
4. Whereas, under the laws of
this State the petitioners, having ful- J
ly complied therewith, are now en
titled to have an election ordered and
held within this area upon the ques
tion of cuting off the proposed area
and annexing the same to McCormick
5. NOW, THEREFORE, I ROB
ERT A. COOPER, GOVERNOR OF
THE STATE OF SOUTH CARO
LIN, by virtue of the power confer
red upon me by the Constitution and
laws of this State do order an elec
tion to be held on the 9th day of No
vember, 1920, within the said area;
and, since there is no regular voting
place located therein, the residence
of Daniel McKie is accordingly de
signated as the voting place for thia
6. The Commissioners of State
and County elections for Edgefield
County are directed to make all nec
essary arrangements for the holding
of said election, including the ap
pointment of managers to conduct
the same, the publication of this proc
lamation in one of the newspapers
published in Edgefield County for
three successive weeks, the canvass
ing of the returns, the declaration
of the result and the certification of
the same to the proper officers as re
quired by law. The form of the bal
lot shall be as follows:
Form of Ballot
Special election upon the question
of cutting off a part of Edgefield
County and annexing the same to Mc
Shall the area be cut off?
IN WITNESS, WHEREOF I, Rob
ert A. Cooper, Governor of the
State of South Carolina, have here
unto set my hand and caused the
great seal of th? State of South Car
olina to be hereunto affixed this the
11th day of October, 1920, and in
the One Hundred and Forty-fifth
year of the sovereignty and indepen
ence of the United States of Ameri
ka. Done in the Executive Chamber
at the Capitol of the State of South
Carolina, Columbia, S. C.
By the Governor:
R. A. COOPER,
W. BANKS DOVE,
Secretary of State.
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The State of South Carolina
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Company at the office of J. Wm.
Thurmond, Edgefield, S. C. at 1 P.
M. on the 9th day of November,
1920, for the purpose of passing a
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