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ESTABLISHED IN 1869.
Published Three Times Each Week.
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Entered as second .class matter on
January 3', 1900. at the post office at
Orangebnrg, S. C, under the Act of
Conf ess of March, 1879.
Jas. L. Sims, ? Editor and Prop.,
Jas. UK Sims, ? - Publisher.
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ter, check or money order.
It is said that Texas is getting
ready to repudiate Bailey. We hope
sv.ch wil> he 'his fate.
We hope that bhose who contend
that the:*e is no Lumber Trust have
?been reading the testimony given in
the trial ait St: Louis of that restrain
er of trt-de.
It is ;aid by some that the chief
support of Mr. Smith for he judg
shlp cam from <he business interests
Of New York, through the influence
ot the Vlnginia-Caroina Chemical
The people need not expect any
help from the Republican party. Wo
have no idea that the Republican
senate will pass auy of the measures
f'-is&fd by the Democratic House for
the relief of the consumers.
Lcrimer'6 friends among the Dem
ocratic 5Senators, lead by Bailey, are
trying hard to have the Illinois bene
ficiary t)f that slush fund investi
gated again by a committee that will
white wash him thick and heavy.
T\ is said Gov. Blease contemplates
removing- the present State board of
education and appointing a newone.
We hope this is not true, as it i3
very important that experienced men
?hoald 1>? on the board at this time.
Henry Baxter, colored, walked in
the church that he usually attended
in Newberry County on last Sun
day wit a his hat on. Several wor
shippers reached for is now sleeping
fa the grade yard near the church.
Several million gallons of beer, it
io said, has disappeared down the
troats of Chicagoans during the ex
cessive heat of the last several days.
This is nearly half a gallon daily for
every man, woman and child in the
cky. ? -
t Out of a total number of 1,946,
193 voters that participated in tho
vote en the saloon question in Swed
ett?recently, 1,845,249 voted against
saloons, "while only 18,471 favored
?the existence of saloons in that coun
try. That is a prohibition country
Edward Hlnes, inlllfonaire and
head of the Lake Lumber 'Manufac
turers association has been dropped
from the presidency of that organiza
tion as a r'esult of the exposures con"
necting him with the $100,00 fund
which was used to purchase the Beat
fa the United States senate of Wil
A woman up in New England is
seeking'a divorce because her hus
band kissed her too much, and a
Georgia woman had her husband ar
rested for cruel treatment Because he
refused to kiss he good-bye when he
left for his work. These couples
seem to be mismated. They ought to
swap around and get suited.
President Taft seems to have a
fondness for trust lawyers when it
comes to filling United States judge
ship's. That is one reason why Re
publicans in the South fare s? bad
when it come* to giving cut these fat
plumbs. They are not close enough
to the trusts to suit the occupant of
the White House.
The Newberry News says it "has
been' amazed lately at the number
of cases in which the judges who
>pas6ed sentence have come to be
Ue've the convict not guilty or ought
no't to have had nearly so severe
a sentenc. Solicitors, when they
Come to think of it, hae grave doubts
of*guilt or think sentence excessive."
'A noted gambler once defined hll
to',be alcohol, tobacco, eating sorpses
of hens, cows and fish, gluttony, hate,
revenge, envy, malice, jealousy, fear,
discontent and unappreciation, and
heaver, he defined as good air, good
water, ei.2.ht hours a day sleep, a
heart 'ull of divine love, 'hope, faith,
charity, contentment, the simple life,
and the Golden Rule. Reader which
do yov prefer?
"Why," asks the Lr.ke City News,
"move earth and get a man convicted
and a good sentence imposed and
then conclude he was innocent or
far too heavily sentenced? It is al
most an epidemic, of miscarriage of
justice against the defendants and
yet we have be?n beratin.7 juries for
not convicting." Our co-temporary
is not alcne in its failure to under
stand why judges recommend pardon
in so many cases.
The first complete Chines-0 census
places the total population at 439,
2^4,000. This even exceeds the max
imum estimate of four hundred mil
lions. , Now the statistical friends
w.ho l ave been figuring for years to
ascertain how much more cotton
China would consume if every China
man uould wear shirts an inch long
er have definite data on which to
work, and we look for an early so
lution of the vexed problem.
The Ware Shoals Matter.
The Columbia Record says:
"The Anderson Da ly Mail denomi
nates as "fake journalism'' the story
I published in some of the South Caro
lina papers that the employes of the
Ware Shoals mill tad demanded a
holiday on the occas.'on of Governor
Blease's speech at that place, and the
Orangeburg Times and Democrat re
fers to the story as "'a lie out of the
?whole cloth." Other papers have had
similar comments. It will be well to
proceed a little more cautiously in
the matter of de mcing a story
: published, in a repu. ble newspaper,
written by a reputable newspaper
man, whose chief asset in his profes
sion is his reputation for truth and
"As for The Daily Record, this
newspaper has no interest in the
matter. The story was not published
in this paper. But we are free to
say that we have since read a letter
written by one of the most reliable
and most prominent business men of
Columbia, confirming- the "tip" which
he gave to the reporter who wrote
the stor>\ This gentleman was the
reporter's* authority for the story,
and the gentleman himself received
his information personally from an
official who was assuredly authorized
to speak for the Ware Shoals mill
company. The story did not ema
nate from the governor nor any of
We never intended a what we
said about the Ware Shoa's Manu
facturing Company's refusing to give
their employees an opportunity to
hear Gov. Blease speak at the picnic
on the 18th instant to intimate that
the reporter who wota the story or
the newspaper that first published it
"told a lie out of the whole cloth."
We were satisfied that the reporter
who first wrote the paragraph had
been told that what he wrote was
true, but we believed he had been
deceived by some one, and it still
has that appearance to us.
The Record say? it has "read a
letter written .by one of the most
reliable and most prominent business
men of Columbia, confirming the tip
which he gave to the reporter who
wrote the story." This gentleman
was the reporter'^ authority for the
story, and The Record says "the gen
tleman himself received his informa
tion personally from an official who
was assuredly authorized to speak for
the Ware Shoals Manufacturing
Company.'' This statement com
pletely exonerate:? the reporter, but
it does not agree with a statement
made by the assistant treasurer of
He says "the help did not apply
*to us for a day off; in fact, they did
not even mention the matter to our
superintendent. We decided to give
all our employees holiday on the 18th
and posted a notice to that effect on
May 1, 1911, and the act was of our
own free will and accord." Both of
these statements cannot be true.
Either the informant of the Colum
bia business man or the assistant
treasurer of the company has slipped
a cog in some way or other in their
statements. It ought to be an easy
matter to show whioh is correct.
The assistant treasurer says the
notice of a holiday on the day that
Governor Blease was to speak was
posted on May 1, seventeen days be
fore the Governor was to speak. If
this is not true it is easily proven
false, as the employees of the mill
must know whether such a notice
was posted or not. In the face of
the above statement, it seems to us
incumbent on the informant of the
merchant Who gave the "tip" to the
reporter to make good his statement
or confess that be had given out a
statement that he can't substantiate.
Want to Whitewash Him Again.
It is plain that the friends of Sen
ator Lorlmer in the United States
Senate are trying hard to get his
case in the hands of a whitewash
'?ommibtee should it bo reopened,
which now seems inevitable. In
the fact of the overwhelming* public
opinion it is hardly likely that any
considerable number of senators
would oppose the reopening of the
case. That feature of the matter
seems to be settled. Even Lorimer's
friends sees that he must be investi
gated by the Senate again.
His standpat supporters in both
parties want thi* investigation to be
conducted by his friends. They want
him committed again to the tender
mercies of the committee on priv
ileges and elections. The committee
is composed of Senators Dillingham,
Gamble, Heyburn, Clapp, Sutherland,
Bradley, Jones, Oliver and Kenyon,
republicans; Bailey, Paynter, John
ston, Fletcher, Hern and Lee, demo
crats. Of this i umber, Dillingham,
Gamble, Heyburn, Sutherland, Brad
ley, Jones Oliver, Bailey, Paynter,
Johnson and Fletcher are standpat
ters, friendly to Lorimer. Clapp.
Kenyon, Kern and Lea are progres
The LaFolIetto resolution which is
now up for consideration in the sen
ate, names a special commtitee,
Works of California, McLean of Con
necticut, Townsend of Michigan,
Kern of Indiana and Pomeren^ of
Ohio. One progressive Republican
and two standp-.tters, ar.d two Dem
ocrats. Mr. LaT,"o!lette urges the ne
cessity of a committe? of new mem
bers because the old members have
all voted on tae question and are
on record either as Lorimer partis
ans or in favor of ousting him.
If the resolution is sent to the
committee on -privileges and elections
?and it appears likely that it will
be because it will, receive the support
of reactionary democrats and republi
cans alike?Mr. Lorimer will be in
vestigated ,by a friendly committee.
That is the meaning of the contest
now before the senate. The Spar
tanburg Journal1 says in addition to
the case being tried by a committee
of Lorimer supjvorters, a vote to send
it to the committee on privileges and
elections will mean, in all probability
the delaying of action In the case un
til late into the regular session next
winter, while the progressives are
urging a speedy investigation and an
l early vote.
WEEK ENI) SUNDAY EXCURSION.
Charleston and Isle of Palms via
Effective Sunday, '.May 28th, and
continuing during- the summer sea
son , Southern Railway will have
on sale regular summer excursion
tictoets to Charleston and Isle of
Palms, 9. C, with final limit Octo
ber 31st. 1911. Also Week-end
tickets will be sold on Saturdays
and for Sunday morning trains,
beginning Saturday, May 27th. final
limit to leave destination before mid
night the following Tuesday.
Also cheap Sunday Excursion
tickets sold only for Sunday morn
ing trains from Columbia, Augusta
and intermediate stations to Isle of
Palms and Sullivans Island, S. C,
good returning on last train leaving
Charleston 8:13 P. M. Sunday niga..
date of salo
For information as to rates, etc..
apply to Ticket Agents, or J. L.
Meek, Asst. Genl. Passenger Agent,
Atlanta, Ga., or W. E. McGee, Divis
ion Passenger Agent, Charleston, S.
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.
Take your baby to Dominick's at
Neeses, S. C, and he will give it a
gold nn? guaranteed five years
free, if it is under 12 raonths old.
Ice! Ice! Ice! I have opened my Ice
House for the summer and will be
pleased to serve my old as well as
new patrons with ice. Look out
for my wagon. J. B. Kelley.
For Rent or Sale after May 31, 19 ll,
house and lot, 110 feet fronting
on Russell Street, No 213. Depth
729 feet. Apply to Geo. V. Zeig
For Sale.?One Jersey milk cow,
with young calf. One Jersey heifer
two years old. All in good condi
tion for particulars apply to W.
W. Barrs, St. Matthews, S. C.
Votice?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 Sule?One 30 H. P. Boiler; one
25 H. P. Engine Continental, two
70 saw gins, elevator, press, shaft
ing, belts etc. Can be seen at W.
L. Mack's farm, Cordova, S. (.'., or
W. F. Smoak, Cordova, S. C.
For Sale.?Live installment furniture
business at Charleston, hard goods
only, owner must retire account of
health. Full investigation Invited.
Address "Furniture," Box 408,
Charleston, S. C. 5-23-8*
Cabbage and Tomato Plants?Cab
bage to head in July and August,
10c a hundred. Winter Cabbage,
to head in Dec. and Jan., 20c a
hundred. Tomato plants, 25c a
hundred. D. D. Dantzle", 49 Whit
man Street. 5-7-2*
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
For Sale?Very attractive 22 foot
open launch, automobile folding
canopy. One man control, deck
and interior cherry, planking Ore
gon Fir, with 2-cylinder 8 H. P.
Ferro engine, Reverse gear. Well
equipped, and in thorough running
order. Cheap. Apply P. O. Box
619, Charleston, S. C. 5-4-5*
Opening Books of Subscription.
Pursuant to a commission Issued
to the undersigned as corporators by
Hon. R. M. M::Cown, Secretary of
State, on the sixteenth day of? May,
1911, Notice is hersby given that
Books of Subscription to the capital
stock of the Woodford Ginning and
Light Company will be opened at the
office of John S. Ulmer, in the town
of Woodford, in Orangeburg county,
State of South Carolina, on the 29th
day of /May, 1911, at 11 o'clock in
The said proposed corporation will
have a capital stock of four thousanc.
dollars, divided into one hundred and
sixty shares of the par value of $25
each, with its principal place of busi
ness at Woodford, S. C? and will
be empowered to operate and own a
public ginnery and to own and oper
ate a plant and line for the purpose
of generating electricity and fur
nishing and selling electirica]
power to corporations and in
dividuals and for doing all things
necessary for the maintenance and
operation of said business, also to
buy and sell cotton seed.
Shingler P. Knotts,
Georg" W. Whetstone,
John S. rimer,
W. Bhnmett Ulmer,
Opening Books of Subscription.
Pursuant to a commission issued
! by the (Secretary of State of date
.May 20th, 1911, the undersigned will
i open books of subscription to the
capital stock of R. C. Felder & Co..
at the store of R. C. Felder. Parier,
S. C on Monday, May 29th, 1911, at
11 o'clock a. m., the capital stock of
such proposed corporation will be
$5,000. divid-ed into 50 shares of
R. C. Felder,
L. Y. Felder,
H. N. Felder,
1 * Incorporators. I
JV1AX makes music
Her Artistic Tempermenl
herbert l. gambati,
A share of your patronage in the
BICYCLE BUSINESS. We se?
them. First class repairing of Bi
cycles, Sewing Machines and Key
Fitting, Elte. Lawn Mowers and
other cutting tools sharpened.
COME AND SEE US.
A. W. STOUDENMIRE
22 Church St., Orangeburg, S. C.
Detroit Kerosine Engfae.
STARTS WITHOUT CRANKING.
Runs on common Kerosine Oil.
To all prospective purchasers
of. Gasoline Engines: I have
the exclusive asency for the
Detroit Kerosine Engine, and
offer you: an engine complete,
ready to run when you receive
it; entire freedom from ad
justments and complications;
a reliable engine that starts
without cranking, reverses
and.runs equally well in either
direction, an engine which is
cold weather proof; an engine
which runs on common Kero
_ sine Oil (lamp oil) better than
ordinary engines run on gaso
line. Absolutely steady power;
absolute reliability. Full con
trol over engine speed while
engine is running, entire ab
sence of gears, sprockets or
cams. The only engine that
women and children can safe
ly run. Just the thing to run
anything from a sewing ma
chine to a ginnery up to 50
horse power. Write me your
Dr. J. EL E. Milhouse,
BLACKVILLE. SO. CAR.
Examine These Splendid Bargains.
They Are Real Genuine Bargains in Every Respect
Your Opportunity to Buy a Good Instru
ment at a Low Price.
A recent inventory of our stock shows that we have f
on hand the following SLIGHTLY USED and SEC
OND HAND Pianos and Organs in our Warerooms.
Some of these were accepted by us in pail payment |
for better and higher priced Instruments. Others
were on rent for a short while.
1 Newman Square 61-4 Octaves, good condition, $4
1 Arion Upright, used some time, but in good order
1 Large Mathushek, Square, 71-3 Octaves, magnifi
cent order. $125 I
1 Farrand, Upright, almost new, original price $400
now .. $275
1 BRIDGEPORT, cost when new $ 85 now $45
I BRIDGEPORT, cost vshen new 90 now 40
1 BRIDGEPORT, cost when new 90 now 50
i CARPENTER, cost when new 65 now 50
I CARPENTER, cost when new 75 now 45
1 BURDETTE, cost when new 100 now 10
1 MASON & HAMLIN, cost when new 125 now 30
1 WATERLOO, cost when new 85 now 35
1 BECfCWITH, cost when new 50 now 25 $
1 FARRAND, cost when new 75 now 45
1 PUTNAM, cost when new 75 now 30
THESE ARE THE GREATEST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT BARGAINS EVER
OFFERED IN THIS SECTION OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
CALL OR WRITE US.
Marchant Music Co. 1
53 East Russell St. .... . Orangeburg, S: C.
Pure Simpkins Cotton Seed f
The Earliest and most Prolific Cotton in the World
for Stuble Land.
COTTON SEED MEAL
We offer for quick sale 150
tons prime, bright, cotton seed
meal, containing* seven and one
half per cent., of ammonia at
$26.00 per ton f. o. b. Row
esville, subject to prior sale.
Rowesville Cotton Oil Co.
In sending money
through the mail.
Safe. Good any
Exchange less than
Post Office or Ex
press money orders
WE SELL 'EM.
The Peoples Bank,
ELLOREE, S. G,
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volved in the discovery and a ro
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In buying furnishings is buying
HERE, where you are safe from
seconcary quality at first quality
Negligee shirt time is here-and
we want you to see our negligee
shirts--their patterns, their roomy,
snug fit, and the excellent quality
materials they're made with will
prove to you their splencid values at
50c to $1.50.
A new r line of summer neck
wear at 50c. It's woi th a special
Renneker & Riggs
THE FASHION SHOP.