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BY CLINKSCALES & LANGSTON. ANDERSON. S. C.. WEDNESDAY. JULY 3. 1901. VOTJTMR Y*YVTi___i?n ?
The President's Address.
Following is the . address made by
1'rcsident Rjosovejlt in the Audito
rium at the Exposition in Charleston
last Wednesday, 9th inst:
It is to me a peculiar priyilege * to.
speak hero io your beautiful city.
My mother's people were from Geor
gia; but before thoy oame to Georgia,
before tho Revolution, in the day of
colonial rule, they dwelt for nearly a
century in Sooth Carolina; and there-,;
fore I can claim your State as mi QC
by inheritance . no less than by the
stronger and nobler right which makes
each foot of American soil in a sense
thc property of all Americans.
Charleston is not only a typical
Southern city; it is alao a city whose
history teems with events which link
themselves to American history as a
who!o. In the early colonial days
Charleston wa9 the outpost of our,
pcoplo against the Spaniard in the
South. In the days of the Revo
lution there occurred here some of the
events which vitally affected the out
come of the struggle for independence,
and which impressed themselves
most deeply upon the popular
mind. It was here that the tremen
dous, terrible drama of the oivil war
With delicate and thoughtful cour
tesy you originally asked me to come
to this Exposition on the birthday of
Abraham Linooln. The invitation
not only showed a fine generosity and
manliness in you, my hosts, but it
also emphasized as hardly anything
else could have emphasized how com
pletely we aro now a united people.
The wounds loft by tho great civil
war, incomparably the greatest war
of modern times, have healed, and its
memories aro now priceless heritages
of honor alike to the North and to the
South. The devotion the self-sacri
fice, the steadfast resolution and lofty
daring, the high devotion, to the right
as each man saw it, whether Noil bern
er or Southerner-all these qualities '.
of tue men and women of the early :
sixties now shine luminous and bril- !
lant before our eyes, while the mists
of anger and hatred that once dimmed
them have passed away forever. i
All of us, North and South, can ]
glory alike in the valor of the men i
who wore the "roy. Those were iron i
times, and only iron men could fight t
to its terrible finish the giaut struggle '.
between the hosts of Grant and Lee. i
To us of the present day, and to our i
children and children's children,- the <
valiant deeds, the high endeavor and <
abnegation of self shown in that strug- i
gie by those who took part therein i
will remain for evermore to mark the j
level to which we in our turn must j
rise whenever the hour of the nation's \
need may come. i
When four years ago this nation
was compelled to face a foreign foe t
thc completeness of the reunion be- <
came instantly and strikingly evident. 1
\"T TE have ready t<
W you men who c?
thing about the way j
and something ?bou
costs to look right,
lot of Spring overo
suits you ever; saw.
|J gathered together tl
that men of style a
taste want; fabrics i
give long service, taile
cannot be excelled, st
are notably correct.
how safe it is to prori
things; the clothes \
Hart Schaffner i?
which is a sufficient gui
their superiority in eve
If you have not wor
of this famous make
you found out wha
like; you'll get betti
for less money than
had before. If you
probably needn't do n
tell you they're here,
put on, easy to pay foi
ing to wear.
Voil catf t make a
in buying clothes w
Hart Schaffner ?
label in them; they ari
The war was not on? which called for
tho exercise of more than an insignifi
cant fraction of oar strength, apa the
strain put upon us was slight indeed
compared with the results. But it
was a satisfactory thing to seo the way
in whioh the sons of the soldier of tho
Union and the soldier of the Confed
eracy leaped eagerly forward, emulous
to show in brotherly rivalry the quali
ties whioh had won renown for their
fathers, the men of the great war. It
was my good fortune to serve under
an Ex-Confederate General, gallant
old Joe Wheeler, who commanded the
oavalry division at Santiago.
In my regiment there word certain
ly as many men whose fathers had
served in the Southern, as there
were men whose father? had j ser
ved in tho Northern army. Among
the captains there was opportunity to
promote but ono to field rank. The
man who was singled out fer this pro- J
motion because of conspicuous gal- j
jantry in the field was the son of a
Confederate general and waB himself a
citizen of this, the Palmetto State;
and no American oflioer could wish to
maroh to battle beside a more loyal,
gallant and absolutely fearless com
rade than my former captain and
major, your fellow citizen, Micah
A-few months ugo, owing to tho en
forced absence of the Governor of tho
Philippines, it became necessary to
nominate a Vico Governor to take hjs
place-one of the mos', important
?laccs in our Government at this time,
nominated as Vice Governor an Ex
Confederate who now stands aB the
exponent of this Government and
this people in that great group of is
lands in the Eastern seas over which
the American Sag floats. Gen. Wright
has takeu a leading part in tho work
of steadily bringing order and peace
out of the bloody chaos in whioh we
found thc islands. He is now taking
a leading part, not merely in uphold
ing the honor of the flag by making it
respected as the symbol of our power,
but still more in upholding its. honor
by unwearied labor for the establish
ment of ordered liberty-of law-creat
ing, law-abiding oivil government
ander its folds.
The progress whioh has been made
ander Gen. Wright and those like him
bas been indeed marvellous. In fact,
Et letter of the General's the other day
seemed to show that ho considered
there was far more warfare about the
Philippines in this country than there
tras warfare in the Philippinen them
selves! It is an added proc-f of tho j
completeness of the reunion of our
country that one of the foremost men
who have been instrumental in driv- ?
ing forward the great work for civili- 1
cation and humanity io the Philip- i
Tines has been a man who in the oivil ?
var fought with distinction in a uni- <
'orm of Confederate grey. I
If ever the need comes in tho future 1
be past has made abundantly evi- (
lent the fact that from this time on 1
Northerner and Southerner will in war (
3 show to
iran tee of
knew only ' thc generous desire'to
strive how each caa do tho more ef
fective service foe the flag of our
common country. The same thing is
true in the endless work of peace, tho
never-ending work of building and
keeping thc marvellous fabric of our
industrial prosperity. Tho upbuild
i og of ari y part cf our country isa
benefit to the whole, and every suoh
effort as this to stimulate tho resour
ces and industry of a particular sec
tion is entitled to the heartiest sup
?~ort from every quarter of the Union,
b.oreugbly good national work can
bj dono only if.each of us works hard
?or himself and at tho same time keeps
constantly in mind that ho. must work
in conjunction with others.
You have made a particular o if ort
in your exhibition to get into touch
with the West Indies. This is wise.
Tho events of the last four years have
shown us that the West Indies and
Isthmus must in tho f uturo occupy
a far larges place iu our national
policy than id. the past. This is prov
ed by tho negotiations for thc pur
chase of tho Danish islands, the ac
quisition of Porto Rico, the prepara
tion for building an Isthmian canal
and, finally, by tho changed relations
which these years have produced be
tween us and Cuba. As a nation we
have an especial right to take honest
pride in what wo have done for Cuba.
Our critics abroad and at homo have
insisted that we never intended to
leave the island. But on the 20th of
next month wo turn over to tho is
landers the control of their own gov
ernment. It would be very difficult
to find a parallel in the conduct of
any other great State that has occu
pied such a position as ours. Wo
have kept our word and done our duty ,
just as an honest individual in pri
vate lifo keeps his word and docs his
Be it remembered, moreover, that
after our three years' occupation of
the island we turn ' it over to the
Cubans in a better condition than it
ever has been in all the centuries of
Spanish rule. This has a direct bear
ing upon our own welfare. Cuba is
so near to ua that we can never be in
different to misgovernment and disas
ter within its limits. The mere fact
that our administration in the island
has minimized the danger from the
dreadful scourge of yellow fever,
alike to Cuba and to ourselves, is
sufficient to emphasize tho community ?
of interest between us. But there i
are other interests .vhich bind us to- <
gether. Cuba's position makes it <
necessary that her political relations i
with us should differ from her politi- i
tical relations with other Powers, i
Thia fact has been formulated by us <
ind accepted by tho Cubans in the f
Platt amendments. It follows as a i
corollary that where tho Cubans have ,
thus assumed n position of peculiar ]
relationship to our political system ?
.hey must similarly stand in a peou- J
liar relu lion shi p to our ?conomie sys- i
Wo have rightfully insistod upon
Cuba adopting toward us an attitude I
differiug politically from that sho
adopts toward any othe* Power, and
in roturn, as a matter Ok right, we
tnuBt givo to Cuba adifforent-that is,
a better-position economically in her
relations with us than wo give to other
Powers. This is tho oourso diotatod
by sound policy, by a wiso and far
sighted vic;? of our own interest, and
by thc position wo have taken during
the past four years. We are a weal
thy and powerful country, dealing
with a much weaker one, and tho con
trast in wealth and sbroegth makes it
all the moro our duty to deal with
I Cuba, as we have already dealt with
I her, in a spirit of large generosity,
j This Exposition is rendered possible
? because of the period of industrial
prosperity through which wo aro pass
ing. While material well-beiug is
never all sufficient to the l?f? of a
nation, yet it is tho merest truism to
say that its absence means ruin. \Ye
need to build a higher lifo upon it as a
foundation; but wo eau build little in
deed unless this foundation of pros
perity is deep and broad. The well
being which wo aro now enjoying can
be aeoured only through general busi
ness prosperity, and* such prosperity
is conditioned upon tho energy'and
hard work, tho sanity and tho mutual
respeot of all classes ?of capitalists,
large and small, of wage-workers of
every degree. As is inevitable in a
timo of business prosperity, some mon
succeed moro than others, and it is
unfortunately also inevitable that
whep this is tho case HOIUO unwise
people are suro to try to appeal to the
envy aud jealousy of thote who suc
ceed loast. It is a good thing when
these appeals are mado to remember
that while it is difficult to increase
prosperity by law,- it is easy enough
to ruin it, and that there is small
satisfaction to the less prosperous if
they succeed in overthrowing both
the more prosperous and themselves
in tho crash of a eommon disaster.
Every industrial exposition of this
type necessarily calls up the thought
of the complex social and eoonomio
questions whioh are involved in our
present industrial system. Oar as
tounding material prosperity, the
sweep and rush rather than the mero
march of our progressive material de
velopment, have brought grave trou
bles in their train. We cannot afford
to blink theso troubles, any more than
because of them wo can afford to ao
oept as true the gloomy forebodings
of ' he prophets of evil. There are
great problems before us. The? are
aot insoluble, but they eau bo solved
jnly if we approaoh them in a spirit
>f resolute fearlessness, of common
sense, and of -honest intention to do"
Fairamd equal justice to all men alike.
We are certain to fall if we. adopt tho
policy of cht? demagogue who raveB
igainst the wealth whioh is simply the
'ormof embodied thrift, foresight and
ntelligencc; who would shut the door
)f opportunity against those whoso
1.1 Arxiilj ?U, 1VR)2.
opergy wo should especially lofter,5
by penalizing tho qualities which tell
for success. Just as little can wc
afford to follow those who fear to rc
j cognize iujustioo und to endeavor to >
out it out beoause the task is difficult j
j or even-if performed by unskillful J
This is an era of groat combinations
both of labor and of capital. lu many
ways these combinatious have worked
for good; but they must work under
tho law, aud the laws concerning them
must bo just and wise, or they will in
evitably do evil; and this applies as
much to the riebet corporation as to
tho most powerful labor union. Our
laws must be wise, sane, healthy,
oonceived in thc spirit of those who
scorn tho mere agitator, thc mere in
citer of class or sectional hatred; who j
wish justice for all men; who recog
nize the need of adhering so far as
possible to the old American doctrina
of giving tho widest possible scope for
the free exercise of individual initia
tive, and yet who recognize also that
after combinations have reached a ocr
tain stage it is indispensable to thc
goueral welfare that tho nation should
exercise over them cautiously and
with self-restraiut. but firmly, the
power of supervision and regulation.
Above all, tho administration of the
Government, the enforcement of tho
laws, must be fair aud honest. Thc
laws aro not to bo administered cither
in the iuterest of tho poor man or the
interest of tho rich man. They are
simply to be administered justly; in
the interest of justice to each mau, .
be he rioh or bc he poor-giving im
munity to no violator, whatever form
the violation may assume. Such is
tho obligation which every public ser
vant takes, aud to it he must be true
under penalty of forfeiting the respect
both of himself and^pf his fellows.
And now in closing, I am going to
paraphrase something Baid by Gover
nor Aycock last night. I have dwelt
to-day upon tho fact that we are united,
a re united people; that wc are united
and forever ono people. The time
was when one could not have mado
that statement with truth; now it can
be truthfully said. There was a time
when it was necossary to keep saying
it, beoause it WAS already truo, and
beoause the assertion of it mado it
more true, but tho timo is at hand, I
think tho time is come, when it is not
necessary to say it again' (Continued
applause.) Proud of tho South! Of
course, wo are proud of the South.
Proud of your great doods! Of course,
? am proud of your great deeds, for
you aro my people. And I thauk you
from my heart for the welcome you
have given me, aud I assure you that
few experiences in my life havo boen
more pleasant than tho experience of
those two days that I havo spent
- With her first engagement ring
& girl imagines that life for her has
teed by the n
There are 1
things here t
you give us
them, as ou
Arc tho prices
H. S. & M. R
These saine pr
most any Clothi
but H. S. & M.
found at this St
pare our Suits v
to-wear kind wc
that our Cloth
better fitting ai
priced than any
We show a line
ing Suits. Thea
if compared witt
will convince j
Store to buy Clo
D n BI
U. U. fi Vi
Well, Mr. Editor, quito a timo lina :
elapsed since you have heard anything i
from our thriving little burg, but wo j
will attempt to give you a few dots.
Spring- hus eome with its beautiful
days, tho birds Binging iu tho treetops
and tho "geo haw" can bo hoard on
ovory side ns tho plow-boy pulls tho
bell cord over tho mule's back.
Tho health ni' this section is very good
with the exception of bad colds.
Tho farmers aro very busy with their
work. Some are planting cotton and
Mrs. C. L. Guyton will start for
Charleston next Tuesday te attend tho
J. H. Browning has returned home
from n visit to his son, Elijah Brown*
ing, in Georgia, lie report? n pleasant
Miss Mary Wilson is visiting her sis
ter, Mrs. H. W. Foster, ot Pendleton.
Miss Lucinda Martin and sister, Mrs.
W. A. Harris, and family, of Green
ville, visited home-folks here last
Miss Josie Wilson visited her cousin, j
Mrs. Florence Wilson, last week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Lfc Orr and little son,
Frank, visited relatives hero re
Leo Campbell is completing his now
residence by painting it, which adds
much to ita appearance.
Mrs. Matilda Owen, who has been
; isiting relatives and friends near
Pendleton, has returned homo.
Long live the dear old Intelligencer
and its many readers is the wish of
April 19, 1902.
Editor Intelligencer: Pleaso an
nounce through your columns that the
Abbeville County Singing Convention
will meet at Midway Baptist Church,
near LowndcBville, on Saturday and
Sunday, the 2Gth and 37th of April. All
singers aro most cordially invited to
come and bring their books.
J. W. Burriss.
April 14th, 1002.
Card of Thanks.
I desire thus publicly to extend
thanks to tho many white and colored
persons thnt have helped mo during my
suffering and long imprisonment, es
?iecinlly to tho Sheriff and deputies and
nter to those that havo assisted mo
si nco my liberation. In thin connec
tion I desire to mention tho kindness
shown mo by Mrs. Mary Stephens, who
was once my young mistress, and to
her son, Mr. Paul E. Stephen?, both of
whom have assisted mo financially and
otherwise. I pray that God may bless
every ono of them and that in the world
to come they may receive a rich re
ward. \V. It. Parker.
lakers and by us, to
*y in every respect,
ots of other good
o show you, when
a chance; it's as
interest to see
rs to show them.
at which we? off er
ico3 can bo found at
ng Storo in this town,
Clothes can only bo
;oro. If you'll com
eth the usual ready
\ believe you'll decide
os aro bettor mado,
id more moderately
snown in this town.
of good wear-resist
e Suits, we believe,
t others at like prices
'ou that this is the
?mo o fn
md & iu.
IME KXXVII-NO. 43.
Deal., of one of Anderson County's Best
Belton, S. C., April ll, 1003.
Editors Intelligencer: The remains
of Major G. W. Cox, who died hero at
his homo yesterday morning at Bovon
o'clock, were laid to rest in tho Bolton
Baptist cemetery to-day at ll o'clock,
nppropr'a.o t'unornl Services conducted,
by tho pastor, Rev. \V. T. Tate.
Major Cox waa a son of tho lato Wil
liam Cox. Ho waa born and raised
about tinco miles from hore. At tho
beginning of tho civil war ho organ
ized a company, of which ho was cap
tain. This company was joined to
Orr's Regiment. Ho waa wounded in
tho log at Gaines1 Mill, on tho iiTth day
of dune, ISOt?, and waa sent homo. His
j wound being serious, ho was never
? able to return to his command. After
j tho war ho w ? engaged in tho morcan
tilo busiuess Vcr several years.
Maj. Cox was a faithful and devoted
husband and lather, honest in all his
dealings, faithful to ovory trust aud
always had a smile and a word of good
meer for those whom ho would moot.
Ho leaves a devoted wifo and six sons
and three daughters to mount tho loss
of a dear husband and father, nil of
whom were at his bedside when death
claimed him. They are: Judgo W. P.
Cox, of Anderson; J. Thomas Cox, I.
W. Cox, Floyd M. Cox, Charlie Fi Cox,
Mrs. I.P. ClinkscalcB and Mrs. J. M.
Holcombe, of Helton, and Edwards K.
Cox and M ra. Mamie Moorchuad, of
Tho entire community feel deeply
tho loss of ono of its noblest and oldest
citizens, and sympathize with tho be
reaved ones in their soro affliction.
Major Cox had been sick for moro
than :?, year and his death has boen ox
?ectcd any moment for several weeks,
le was 70 years old. A Friend.
- ? ??
Cotton planting is tho ordor this week,
though some aro holding baok, as Beed
are scarce and a good season would be
acceptable. The best stands are always
procured by planting jost after a rain.
Corn planting ls about over, with tho ex*
coptlon of bottom lands.
Whoat and oats oro showing off very
well, though rather behind an average
Two young negroes were drowned in
the Savannah River last Sunday a few
mlleB below here. One of them was a
son of Lewis Sherard and the other a
hired hand on tho samo farm. The two,
with throo other boya, wer trying to
cross In an old bateau, which o, jrturned.
Throo of them caught hold of the old
boat and floated to tho rocks below. Tho
bodies of th? dr<>wued men had not been
found lato Sunday evening. The white
people of tho surrounding country were
dolug everything thoy could to assist in
finding thu bodlos, and, strange to say,
not many darkles wero on hand, but we
believe it is characteristic of the race to
Among the visitors nt Shiloh last Sun
da v woro Mr. and Mrs. Fred Caudle and
Mina Essie Candle, of Anderson, and
John Eskew, of Salom.
Mrs. Henry EvanH, of Hart County,
Gn., is spending awhile with her sister,
Tho candidatos aro like the Spring
rather backward. There will doubtless
bo a stampede when tho weather isets
warmer and plonlo limo comes. Wo hear
ol'a host of good mon who intend coming
ont for tho different od?eos.
Wo aro well. Burke.
April 14._. .. m ?_
'I ho fnrraora havo takon advantago of
tho rino woathor wo havo boon having,
and nro pushing their work on rapidly.
Most of thom aro done putting In guano
and some have planted ootton seed. More
corn has boon planted in thlsB?ction than
usual ior tho tinao of year.
Tho wheat crop stiU.looks sorry for the
timo of year.
The Sunday Sohool at thia ntaco is in
a flourishing condition with ?. E. King
Rev. J. M. Rogers filled his appoint
ment nt this placo Sunday nt lloVlock,
and delivered au Interesting and 1 istrnc
Frank tipearmau, of tho Big Creek seo
tlon, worshipped at this placo last Sun
Mr. and Mrs. Porry Brown, of Green
ville, visited .the latter'* paronls, Mr. and
Mrs. H. E. King, Ssturda.. night and
Sunday, and worshipped hore.
Miss Mourning Moore, of Mountain
Springs, visited the Misses Browning
Saturday night and Sunday.
RufiiH Reid and filter. Misa Mary, vis
ited Miss Loo Callahan! on Sunday.
W. W. Fluming and Phonso Browning
visited friends and loved ones on tho
White Plains Bide Sunday aftornoon.
They report a vei ;* pleasant limo.
Miss Janio Gain?s, who h?is boon stay
ing a .> / months at John's Islam! for her
h(-alin has returned heine very much
benefited by tho seo brcez?. On hor way
homo sh? stayed over a few day? in Char
leston to en joy the grand sights of tho
.Vi ri?. J. Galloway has boan very sick
lor the past low days with throat aiToc
M rn. J. B. Fol ton j of linnea Path, who
has been upending a few days with her
father, J. G. Speares, lia? returned to her
Miss Mattlo Led hotter and little
riator, Aunio Moy, aro quito sick with
Mi.su Mary Able?, who has boon touch
ing a flo;' rahing scheel at Terri .> ha* Riv
Tho llttlo daughter of Mrs. W. E. Faut
Ima been qnlto sick.'
Mrs. Henry Crook lias gone to Sen oca
:o take charge of the school at the new
Miss Lessio Wooibrlgbt and Mra.,S. J.
Martin, who havo boen sick, aro able to
reout sgalu. Pansy.
Special Tuesday Kates to tho Exposition.
Commencing Tuesday, April 1st, and
m every Tuesdav thereafter du rinse ?he
nonth of April, the Charleston and West
um Carolina Railway will sell round trip
ickets from all stations at one htdf tho
'egnlar first-class fare ono way. This h>
i considerable reduction from tho rates
lrst authorized, and will enable ovory
jody to take in the Exposition at a nomi
lal cost. Tickets sold at these low rates
viii be limited to three days from date of
MIK. Call cn Aac-nta for lull Informa
lon.CZ^ W. J. Craig, G. P. A.