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?ad Democrat, Orangeburg, S. a
Teddy ie still "busting" the trusts
with his mouth. But they would be
glad to have him back in the White
Some of the meat packers are to
stand trial, which begins to look ab
if the evil days of immunity baths
are passing away?the sooner the bet
If some men would put their abil
ities to werk in right ways instead of
perverting them to wrong U6es, they
' would In the long run be much bet
ter off financially: besides having the
great boon of a clear conscience.
The man who thinks he is called
upon to. run the universe Is twin
brother to the man who believes he
is indispensible to any movement or
business. Both men usually live long
enough to realize their mistake.
Governor Blease says he will not
run against Senator Tillman. As the
Governor admits that he is a candi
? date for the Senate, he must be going
to give Senator Smith a tussle. When
it starts up, it will be a lively fight.
Several weeks have passed since a
foreign nobleman has married a rich
American girl. Has the supply of
impec jnious peers and barons run
short or are American heiresses be
coming less fascinated with empty
He who fails to help his town is
usually the first man to complain
if it makes no progress. He stands
on the street corner and ^with kin
dred spirits bemoans the deadness of
the place, which deadness he has
helped to create.
The- Charleston Evening Post asks
"Why not promote a knockout match
between the potato bug and the boll
"weevil, with the hookworm as ref
eree? All the fight bugs would be
there." No one objects, so why not
start up the music.
. The Spartanburg Journal says:
"The idea of the voters having the
power and privilege of voting out of
ficers elected by the people when
their official acts are very objection
able, does not meet with general fav
or." But it will be eventually adopt
ed by a large majority of the States,
all the same.
Some people live too long, or rath
er they hold office too long. If Diaz
had quit the presidency a few years
ago his name would have gone down
the s::ges as the great benefactor of
Mexico. Now it appears as if the
lust of power had converted him into
a harsh dictator unwilling or unable
to keep pace with the march of
events, and deaf to the just cries for
That Bible Students' parade in
Spartanburg last Wednesday will be
a memorable day in South Carolina.
Think of business and professional
men of all classes and creeds leaving
their places of business and joining
in a procession in tht middle of the
day, thus openly testifying to their
faith in the Bible and in the religion
of Jesus Christ. It was a meraorab'e
occasion, and speaks well for old
The decision of the post office de
partment to give, as far as possible,
all its employees the Sunday rest day
will doubtless meet with the approval
of most people. Sometimes there is
a good deal of unconscious selfish
ness, and it may be seen in the keep
ing of well nigh every post office open
on Sundays and its clerks at work
distributing mail. People do not
think how those employees would
welcome Sunday as a day off from
labcr that they may spend with their
Ssme young men want to get on in
the world and some, evidently, do
not. The man who has ambition,
who puts his conscience into his work
and does his best will ultimately get
to the front. But the man who Is
always watching the clock to see
when leaving off time comes, who
take3 no pride in his work, and who
is not interested in his employer^
welfare, will make no progress; he
win end his career pretty much as he
began it. It is impossible to find in
the ranks of highly successful men a
single one who gained his success by
dilatory and slipshod methods.
All unconsciously some children
acquire the habits of falsehood and
equivocation because they learn these
things from their parents. Not that
parents intentionally He or decievo
?nothing is farther from their
thoughts. But too often parents do
not hesitate to break promises and
to get dangerously near the edge of
a falsehood, and this the child
quickly realizes, and it just as quick
ly realizes that a promise unkept
which might have ben kept Is noth
ing less than falsehood, and as bad
habits are so easily acquired the ex
ample Is oftentimes fruitful of harm.
About School Books.
The Dillon Herald suggests that
when the State Board of Education
meets in Columbia next month to re
new the contracts for handling text
books they should make some
changes in the present ^system. The
Herald says the system new in use
is altogether impracticable and
points out why it thinks so.
In the first place dealers are com
pelled to handle books on a 10 per
cent commission basis and it is need
less to say that the dealer finds thb
school book business unprofitable.
The State depository receives ten per
cent on all books Bold by the countj
depositories and the margin of profit
is not large enough to pay the ex
penses of handling the bocks.
The Herald thinks that the State
depository should be abolished and
county depositories should be alloweo.
to order hooks direct from the pub
lishers, and says if sorr<j change is
not made in the prese nt system that
will give the retail depositories an1
opportunity to make a reasonable
profit on the books it will be a hard
matter to find responsible dealers vo
handle the books next season.
The school book question is a hard
question to solve to the satisfaction
of the various Interests engaged in
the attempt to solve it. All are
agreed that the books should be fur
nished to the children at the very
lowe?t possible price, and the ques
tion is which is the besr. plan by
which this can be done satisfactorily
'As the Herald says, there is no
profit to the dealer the way the books
are handled now. The reason of this
is because the discount of twenty per
cent is divided between the State and
the County depositories, each receiv
ing ten per cent. If dealers were al
lowed to buy direct from the pub
lishers, they could make twenty per
cent, which would pay them very
As the price of each book for
which it must be sold to the children
is (printed on it, this cbnld he done
if responsible dealers could be found
in all the towns where books are
needed, whom the publishers would
be willing to trust with handling
their books on commission. Possibly
it would be best to let the dealer
make his own terms with the pub
With the retail price cf the books
safeguarded as they are under the
present law, the State depository can
be abolished without interfering in
the least with the handling of the
books. Responsible dealers would be
found in each county, who could
easily furnish the books at the prices
printed on them to teachers prepaid,
either by express or post.
Forgetting the War.
Governor Foss of Massachusetts
has vetoed a bill appropriating $3,
500 to aid a proposed celebration at
Lowell of the first blood shed by the
Union troops in the War Between
I the Sections. The Massachusetts gov
ernor bases his veto upon the prin
ciple that the State should lend its
prestige and substance to a celebra
tion of the closing of hostilities rath
er than to their beginning. As the
Columbia Record says, ' this Is a very
advanced position for any one> to as
sume, especially for the governor of
the State which was rankest in aboli
tion sentiment, yet we find that the
position taken by Governor Foss is
not criticized by the Massachusetts
papers, although some of them point
out that the governor's ideas, al
though in accord with the public sen
timent of the day, are at variance
with the theory upon which memori
als have been erected to the minute
men at Lexington and Concord and'
the heroes of Bunker HUL There Is,
of course, this difference, that thest>
memorials perpetuate .he story of a
war for domestic independence
against a foreign oppression, whereas
the celebration at Lowell would
commemorate the opening of what
the Northern people call a "Civil
War." "We are one people again."
says the Boston Transcript, "and the
only events that we can now logically
commemorate with a common enthu
siasm are those connected with the
close of the strife that threatened
to divide us." "It is doubtful if we
in the South are as fully prepared to
assume this position as our friends
in Massachusetts seem to be. To be
sure, there is no proposed celebration
in this State of the semi-centennial
anniversary of the firing on Fort
Sumter, which now approaches, and
yet we imagine it wil." be very many
years before North Carolina, for in
stance, will abandon her boast that
her soldiers were "first" at Bethel,
furthest at Gettysburg and last at
Appomattox." The trend of senti
ment in the North as exemplified by
the veto of the Massachusetts gov
ernor and the approval given it by
the Massachusetts newspapers is,
j however, well worthy of our consid
eration down here."
A State "Clean-Up" Day.
April 10 has been set apart by the
State Board of Health as "Clean-up
Day." and the cooperation of all
boards of health is asked. We pub
lish the call of the State Board of
Health on the fourth page of this is
sue. As the Spartanburg Herald
says, aside from the moral effect of
such a campaign, the beautifying ef
fect, and the educational value of
such a demonstration, the following
good results are sure to follow In
1. Fewer flies during the spring
2. Fewer mosquitoes this summei
"Less typhoid, mataria, and hook
hook worm and dia' rhae disease.
4. Freedom from disgusting odors
from your own or some other back
5. General improvement in the ap
pearance and sanit.-i y tone of your
6. The advertising value to you
and your town which such a clean-up
day will bring.
These campaigns are commenteo
on by newspapers and medical jour
nals. All over the country, the hold
ing of a "Clean-up" day is accepted
by the outside world as evidence of
enlightenment, sanitary culture and a
desire for the best in morals and
physique on the part of those partic
ipating. Let us all do what we can
to carry out the suggestions of the
State Board of Health.
City of Orangeburg, S. C, Apr. 3, '11.
To the People of the City of Orange
The State Board of Health of Sui-.th
Carolina has appointed April 10,
1911, (Monday, as "Clean-up Day,")
and has requested the people of the
State to co-operate in the movement
for the removal and destruction of
all garbage and other matter which is
detrimental to health, both in cities
Therefore at the request of the
Board of Health of the City of Or
angeburg and the State Board, I do
hereby designate Monday, April 10th,
1911, as "Clean-Up Day" for the olty
and urge upon the people the im
portance of complying with the sug
gestion of the State and City Boards
of Health to the end that the health
and happiness of all the people may
be conserved and advanced.
Citizens are requested to assemble
and place all garbage and other mat
ter from their premises on the
streets, or, where it is convenient for
the city carts to enter and retun from
yards, to place them In heaps on the
premises where they may be reached
by the carts and removed by them.
The carts may not be able to re
move the garbage on Monday, but
will begin in the early morning of
Tuesday the 11th; therefore it is
best that the cleaning be done on
Monday and in no case postponed
This proclamation does not apply
to that portion of the business sec
tion of the city -where it is now re
quired by Ordinance that all sweep
ings shall be daily placed on iuw
sidewalks for removal by the carts.
All citizens are asked to join in
this crusade again?t filth and files
and in behalf of health and happi
Given under the hand of the Mayor
and President of the City Board of
Health, this third day of April,
J. W. H. DUKES,
GEO. W. WALTER, M. D.
President Board of Health.
L. H. Wannamaker,
City Clerk and Secretary .
One-half Cent a Word
Found Notices Free
Wanted?You to purchase your fav
orite magazine from Sims Book
Store. Call and look them over.
For Rent?Cottage on Green Street.
Apply to C. W. Prescott, Orange
burg, S. C. 3-25-tf
Monny to Lend?We are In position
?to negotiate loans on Improved
real estate in Orangeburg City and
County. Glaze & Herbert. tf
For Rent?Six room house, reno
vated throughout, on East Amelia
Street. Apply at 15 East Amelia j
For Rent or Sale after May 31, 19il,
house and lot, 110 feet fronting
on Russell Street, No. 213. Depth
729 feet. Apply to Geo. V. Zeig
Notice?Anyone having clock repair
ing to do will oblige me by giving
me their patronage. I can now
see well enough to do repairing.
Parties can find me at city hall. A.
D. Powers. tf
For Sale;?Eggs for hatching. Mam
moth Pekin Duck eggs. Price
$1.25 per setting of 11 eggs de
livered at your house in city or
express office, $1.00 if you send
to my residence for them. J. L.
Phillips, 85 Sellars Ave. 2-11-tf
Wanted every man in the city of Or
angfehurg to own his home. We
have a nice cottage, No. 255 East
Russell Street on lot 125x729 feet,
just the right distance from the
city on Main street. Special prices
for a quick sale. See me quick.
F. R. Simpson Real Estate Co.,
33 West Russell St.
At fust we thought we wouldn't
be able to meet the present rate
of the critical public's buying?
but we've been able to offset the
heavy demand by wire orders to
our manufacturers which are now
We can, therefore, supply your ev
ery want in the snappiest Spring
Hats, Neckwear, Shirts, and ex
Have you inspected those fancy
waistaoats? The finest ever.
$1.00 to $3.00.
Renneker & Riggs
THE FASHION SHOP.
The Season's Best in Clothing and
Furnishings is Ready for You.
WE have assembled a stock of
clothing and furnishings that
will please every man of every
age. Strictly the best from the
best makers. The niftiest, brigt
est, most stylish and perfect
fitting garments made. The se
lections in all lines have been
made with such attention to the
tastes of men, young men and
mothers of boys that we're sure
of a successful season.
Ail the Leading Makes for Men?Ederheimer=Stein
Young Men's Clothes XTRAGOOD Boys' Clothes
Hats, Shirts, Underwear, Hosiery,
Neckwear and Gloves.
This is the leading clothing store in town-service prompt,,
careful and courteous. Quality our \yatchword. Yet it is
not a high-priced store. And on top of that is our ironclad
guarantee-your money back if anything whatever goes
wrong. Call and see our lines. "Look around" all you
please. No urging to purchase.
GEO. V. ZEIGLER.
Academy of Music, April 5
FREDERIC THOMPSON offers
ONE YEAR AT THE
A PLAY THAT
THIS SHOW WILL CLOSE THE SEASON.
Prices 75c to $1.50.
For Judge of Probate and Special
The Jtalian Barber
HERBERT L. GAMBATI,
Wanted to sell a nice nine room house
No. 25 East Russel Street on lot
110 x 729 feet, known as the Or
angeburg Hospital Property. High,
dry and healthy and will not stay
on the market long at the price
we are now offering. See me quick.
F. R. Simpson Real Estate Co.,
33 West Russell St., Orangeburg,
At the suggestion of several of my
friends, I hereby announce that I am
a candidate for Judge of Probate and
Special Referee. Should you see fit
to entrust this office to me I Leg to
assure you that I shall use my best
efforts to discharge the duties of this
important position carefully and ef
Yours very truly,
L. K. Sturkle.
I hereby announce myself as a
candidate for Judfe of Probate and
Special Referee , for Orangeburg
County, made vacant by the election
of Judge Robert S. Copes to the Cir
Andrew C. Dibble.
I hereby announce myself as a
candidate for Judge of Probate and
Special Referee of Orangeburg coun
ty, and pledge my best services to
the people if elected.
Edward B. Friday.
for next fall and higher prices. Or
angeburg dirt is on the move. Buy
now and reap the profit yourself.
How many people can you count on
?ur fingers that have lost their mon
?. ' in buying Reul Estate.
I Think of how Orangeburg County
is increasing in population every
year. And do you think they will
ever leave this grand old county of
Orangeburg, thinking they cau buy
better farms that will produce bet
ter cotton, corn, wheat or oats than
this grand old county?
How much Real Estate have you
heard of being made in this county?
Now I have one of the host farms
for a quick sale there is in the coun?
ty. This farm is close up, property
on one of the best con*! try rou<Ls in
the State, five miles sotrh of Orangc
burg on the Charleston road. About
one million feet of good pine lumber
und one good saw mill and cotton gin
in good repair, GO:? acres, 100 acres
in cultivation. Will make a bale or
cotton to every acre if properly cul
tivated, near a good school which
runs nine months in the year, one
mile of a good Methodist church,
preaching every Sunday. Don't de
lay if you want it. Will sell you
part or all of this property. Special
price if sold quick.
F. R. Simpson Real Estate Co
No. 33 West Russell St.
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