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"January 9, 19 )?, at the post office at!
Crange burg, S>. GL; under the Act of j
Congress of M? ~:h, 1879.
flfas. L. Sims. Editor and Prop.,
Jas. Izlar Sil us, - - Publisher.
SURSCIIL "TION RATES.
One Year.'. .. . .$1.50
One Year (by c< rrier).2.00
Six Mocths.. . .75
? Remittance; should bo made pay
able to The limes and Democrat,
Orangebarg, ft, C., by registered let
ter, check or iaoney order.
"Maine doesn't seem to be either
very wet or veiy dry," exclaims The'
The race for the Democratic Pres
idential nomination lays between Wil
son and Hannen. Both good men.
The talk of impeaching Governor J
Blease is all nonsense, and will nev- (
er be seriousl r :onsidered by the Leg
Col. Talbeit aas just about as much
chance 'of bdrg elected to the Unit-j
ed States Sei8te a* he has of flying!
to the moon.
It takes aacut as long to find out
how the we; ind dry election went
in Maine as is does to elect a parlia
ment over :'n ijngland.
The Greenville Daily Piedmont
says that "jrcbably Col. Jasper Tal
bert just war ted to tour the state
and decided to run for the Senate as
an excuse fer doing it."
i - -
We know that it is the almost un
iversal wish of the people of Orange
burg Count} that Senator Tillman re
main in the Senate, and we believe
this is the 1 /l ih of the people of the
Juit aboit one month from now
the hunters cf the loaves and fishes
will begin to "cuss" out Mayor Sain
^because he can't create a good, fat
job for each o:' them.' His honor, may
as well .7 at ready for the "cuss
ing" became it is coming.
Senator, Tillman should be given
another term without opposition, but,
of course, if Tolbert, wishes to test
his ability to come back by leading
.3 lorlorn hare In the senatorial race1
sis he once did in the governor's race,
?there Is no power to prevent him
Ifrom doing so.
We heai a good deal of talk of
reclamatorf work among the vicious
(poor, and certainly there is need of
euch work. But there is quite as
much need that similar work be done
among the vicious rich. Of the two
classes the rtch are the more danger
ous to socle y because In the power'
which wealth, social position, and
education g!ve them their facilities
for wrong doing are greater and their
example and influence more potent.
If one halt we read-and hear about
the social doings of Newport the so
called fou' hundred have little or no
inofals to speak of. A disregard for
imoral lav and sacred institutions,
depraved noral tastes, idleness and a
selfish mhuse of wealth seem to be
the main characteristic of Newport
society a* i whole. Its life shows
the dempxalizatlon caused by the
possessior of great wealth when the
character is not governed by right
The mi.n/ recent fatal railroad ac
cidents rjmind us of the saying of
Charles I amb when in the early days
of England railroading accidents were
so numei o is. He said there would
be no betterment until a railroad di
rector or two were killed in a rail
road wre.-k. Perhaps If some drastic
experience were to befall a few Amer
ican railroad magnates traveling
might be safer on American lines.
Certainly taere is need for much im
In a Utter to the New York Times
Gov. Please in denying that he Is a
a hater of the negro, asks: "It is
said thai I hate 'free negroes;' if so,
why is i. that I have paroled or par
doned more of them in seven months
than any governor we have had has
done in ii.^ four years of office?" Gov
ernor Blease ,wil have to answer his
own question to the Democratic vot
ers of fair State next summer. He
will have to explain to them why he
has uset the pardoning power so fre
A disregard for decency was never
more wantonly displayed than it was
recentlj by- a company of midnight
revelers who turned a cemetery into
a midnight ball. People who dance
upon tl eir ancestors' graves, convert
monuments into chandeliers by hang
ing lanterns upon them, and the
roof of a vault into a platform for
the orchestra must be lost to all
sense o' reverence and shame. They
belong to the class that laughs at
the instruction of fathers, mocks the
prayers of mothers, and breaks all
the commandments of impunity.
If it was not for the country the
large < it;es would be a great deal
worse than they are. The virility
and moral stanima of their popula
tion is kept up through the stream
that flows steadily from the country
to the city of strong, healthy young
(men an d women, who carry with them
their brawn, moral power and mental
robust less. Bait for this constant
renews.] of forces the strenuous and
often artificial and vitiating character
cf city life would ultimately result
Sn an vtter deterioration of urban
Prophecy Beine Fulfilled.
Ia June, 1873. accordng to the
Philadelphia (North American, Ed
ward J. Ryan, chief justice of the su
preme court of Wisconsin, gave this
prophetic warning to the graduating
class of the University of Wisconsin:
"There is looming up a new and
dark power. I can not dwell upon
the signs and shocking omens of its
advent. The accumulation of indi
vidual wealth seems to be greater
? than it ever has been "since the down
fail of the Roman empire. The en
terprises of the co'.ntry are aggre
gating vast corporate combinations
of unexampled capital, boldly march
ing, not for econmic conquests only,
but for political power. We see
their colors, we hear their trumpets,
we distinguish the sound of prepara
tion in their camps.
For the first tim'j in our politics,
money is taking the field as an or
ganized power. It is unscrupulous,
arrogant and overbearing. Already
here at home, one great corporation
has trifled with the soverign power
and insulted the state. There is
grave fear that it and its great rival
have confederated to make partition
of the state and share it as spoils.
?"Wealth has it*, rights. Indus
trious wealth has its honors. This it
is rho duty of the law to assert and
protect, though wealth has great
power of self-protection and influence
beyond the limits of integrity. Biut
money as a political influence is es
sentially corrupt; It Is one of the
most dangerous to free institutions;
by far the most dangerous to the
free and just administration of the
law. It is entitle'' to fear if not to
"The question will arise, and arise
In ycur day, though perhaps not fully
in mine; Which shall rule, wealth or
man; which shall iead, money or in
tellect; who shall fill public station,
educated and patriotic freemen or the
feudal serfs of corporate capital?"
The prophecy of Judge Ryan is
being rapidiy fulfilled almost to the
letter. He certai ly knew what he
was talking about when he made it
It took the people a long time to
catch on, but we believe they have
their eyes open at last, and it begins
to look as if the thieving trusts will
be called to account.
m ?*? ?
Recall or Judges.
In an address before the Bar Asso
ciation of Minnesota, following sev
eral speeches denouncing the threat
ened destruction of the independence
cf the judiciary, Mr. James Mana
han, a Minneapolis lawyer, said:
"It is urged that the recall of 'the
judges would subject the judiciary to
the clamor of the mob. The man
who believes the people are a mob
does not believe In a republican form
of government. He should leave this
country. He -has no place here; his
spirit is treasonable. Respect the
judges, of course, the same as we
respect men in other offices who do
their duty; no more, no less. We
can not respect tlaem if they are ar
rogant ? or tyrannical or despotic.
And if they are not held responsible
they become to a greater or less de
gree arrogant, tyrannical and despot
ic. They are entitled to the respect
earned by the justice and wisdom of
their judgment, and this should be
measured not by them, but by that
soverignt'y that creates them. Let
their work be done in the light of
the power they serve. The more ,
direct and severe the light, the great
er will shine the glory of their work
What Mr. Manahan says is unan
swerable, and hi;j word3 ought to be
posted where all can read them. Re
spect the judges., of course, but "let
their work be done in the light of
the power they ..erve. The more di
rect1 and severe the light, the greater
will shine the glory of their work
well done." A-- Mr. Manahan says
the man who believes that the peo
ple are a mob does not believe in a
republican form of government like
ours. Those men who fear to let
the'people hold the judge responsible
evidently believe that the people are
Must Bo True Blue.
While some .;eople are trying to
read Mr. Bryan out of the Democratic
party, it becomes more apparent ev
ery day that the campaign of IS 12
will be a plain, unmistakable, clear
cut discussion, and decision between
two lines of national policy, involv
ing radical differences upon funda
mental points not alone of national
legislation, but of the attitude and
temperament of the federal execu
tive and federal judiciary as well.
The national conscience, not less
than national intelligence, demand
a thorough change, a reversal as well
as a revision cf the national policy
in many important particulars, says
the Denver News. The Democratic
candid'ate for president next ycfar
must be distinctively democratic. He)
must be not : 'erely non-republican, I
but he must be positively anti-repub
lican. He must stand for the things
that Taft doe" not stand for.
He must represent individually and
personally, without chance of ques
tion or doubt, all the principles and
policies of progressive democracy, as
taught by Mr. Bryan. The success of
1912, now seemingly assured, can
only lie .consumed along the lines
of progressive democracy, which is
true democracy, and with a candidate
who shall be la all essential partic
ulars the apostle and representative
of those progressive principles.
Cost Him Money.
An exchange says "it cost sa coun
try newspaper money every time it j
takes a stand on any question. Al
most any citizeu besides a newspaper
man can do it without injuring his
business. If the editor advocates im
provements the soreheads go after
him and sometimes stop their paper.
11' he opposed improvements the pro
gressive sort get on him and call him
a back number and a knocker. If
he publishes politics the opposition
gets into his hair, and if he does not
he is charged with being afraid to
stand out for his opinion. If he
condemns mail order houses, there,
are some people who ask him to at
tend to his own business, as they
have a right to trade where they
please." This is all true as this pa
per knows from experience. Some
little three for a quarter fellows
think because they take the paper
the editor should consult them be
fore expressing an opinion on any
subject. Such narrow minded peo
ple never worry us. They can take
tbe paper or not as they please, but
we go on hewing to the line and let
the chips fall where they will. ' We
have lost some dollars, but we have
preserved our self-respect and man
One-half Cent ? Word
Found Notices Free.
For Rent?One furnished room. Ap
ply at this office. 9-15-4*
For Sate?A second . nand piano in
good order at a low figure. Apply
to John T. WIs3. , 8-29-tf
Boys Wanted?to work for prizes
and on commission selling The Sat
urday Evening Post. Apply per
sonally at Sims Book Store.
Furnished Rooms?For rent. Two
furnished rooms, suitable for
young couple, engaged in light
housekeeping. Apply at this of
Lost or Strayed?On Sept 2, a black
Ibitoh, long coupled, slim, several
brown spots over eyes. Reward
of $5.00 if returned to Doc Court
ney, 77 W. Glover St. 9-28-3 *
For Sale?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. C, or
W. F. Smoak, Cordova, S. C.
Taken ap when running at large two
(2) black and white spotted
(male) hdgs weighing about 60
and 100 lbs, respectively. Apply
to V. D. Funches, Orangeburg, S.
C, R. F. D. No. 2. 9-!<*-2t*
For Sale?One 15-horse power gas
oline engine in good condition,
has been in usp o: ly a short time.
Will sell cheap anyone can come
and Inspect same at my store on
Rusell street. Orangeburg, S. C.
J. W Smoak.
Rhode Island Reds for sale?Finest
strain, pure thoroughbred, strong,
healthy, vigorous. Free from dis
ease. Buy now. Win premiums
at State and County fairs. Mrs. J.
Wm. Stokes, Orangeburg, S. C.
Phone 313. 9-5-tf.
For Sale?Georgia farm. Nine miles
from Lumkin, Stewart County. All
clay, grows cotton, corn, peaches,
etc. Five dwellings, several new
barns, -five cows, thirteen hogs,
horse, mule, farm implements, etc.,
to go with the land. Healthful,
beautiful, well-settled country.
Good body of original forest. To
be sold entire. Twenty dollars per
acre cash. Applv to W. H. Rum If,
Orangeburg, S. C. 9-19-10?
Budded Pecan Trees?I have for Fall
delivery a limited number of two
year old trees from 4 1-2 to 8
feet high?finest Paper Shell va
rieties. Prices from $1.50 to $2.50
f. o. b. Orangeburg. / The tap roots
of these trees are not cut. The
varieties offered have been select
ed as best suited to the climatic
conditions of this State. Orders
accepted not subject to counter
mand. Terms cash. M. O. Dantz
ler, Pecanway Place, Orangeburg,
S. C. 9-28-3-ow
Notice of application for appoint
ment of And. C. Dibble, Judge of
Probate for tho County of Orange
burg, as Guardian of the estates
of Quintilla Henrietta Dantzler,
Fred Cannor Dantzler, Alice Eliza
beth Dantzler and Lewis Marshall
Notice is hereby given that the un
ersigned will make application to the
Hon. Robert E. Copes, Judge of the
First Circuit, at his Chambers, in the
City of Orangeburg, on the sixteenth
day of September 1911, at 10 o'clock
a m., or as soon thereafter as peti
tioner an be heard, for an order ap
pointing Andrew C. Dibble as Guar
dian of the estates of said Quintilla
Henrieta Dantzler, Fred Connor
and Lewis Marshall Dantzler, minors,
of the ages of twenty, seventeen, fif
teen and twelve years, respectively.
Each of the said minors has an estate
of about two hundred and seventy
five (275) dollars, consisting of cash
lerived chiefly from the estate of
their motner, and an undivided inter
est in the real estate of their father,
deceased., the late Dr. F. W. Dant
zler, which real estate is situated in
Orangeburg county, in said state, the
annual rents and profits whereof do
not exceed the sum of one hundred
dollars, and an undivided interest In
the personal estate of their father,
the late Dr. F. W. Dantzler, of tho
value of about one hundred and fif
ty dollars. Their father, the late Dr.
F. W. Dantzler, was guardian of the
estates of said minors, but he Is
now dead and it.becomes necesarry
to have a guardian for the estates of
said minors, and no fit competent
or responsible person can be found
who is willing to assume the guardl
ianship of the estates of said minors.
Aug. 16, 1911.. Rosalie Dantzler,
4t. Sister of said minors.
Joe (Muller was equipped for daz
zling work in the service of the Im
perial Austrian Police by a know
ledge of crime and criminals gained
through a slip-up of justice. Read
the adventures of "Joe Muller: De
tective," by Grace Isabel Colbron
and Augusta Groner. Formerly pub
lished at $1.50; now FIFTY CENTS
at Sims' Book State.
E. N. Scoville
If you want a Ladies' Tailor-Made
Suit or Skirt, something with a style
of It's own and different from the
"Hand-me-downs" and regular store
stocks you are respectfully invited to
call and see the latest new styles and
$15.00 to $30.00
a suit. These suits and skirts are
made to your order and delivered
promptly. Fit and satisfaction guar
Toothache and La-Grippe don't
cause half as much swearing as poor
hose. Wear Holeproof Hose and
avoid blashphemy. We carry a full
line for men, women and children.
Prices for plain and mercerized cot
ton range from
$1.50 up, to $3.00
for six pairs, guaranteed for six
months. Silks for men are $2.00 for
three pairs, guaranteed for three mos.
and for women, $3.00 for three
pairs, guaranteed for three months.
I have in display the largest sock of
Wall Paper that has ever been shown
in Orangeburg. Prices from 6c to
3 0c per roll. !
Bagging and Ties
New Arrow Tires.
New Jute Bagging.
Second hand Bagging and Tires.
Prices, the lowest.
E. N. Scoville
File County Claims.
Office of County Supervisor, Orange
burg, S. C.
All persons holding claims against
the County will please file them in
the office of the Supervisor on or
before the 30th day of September,
A. D., 1911.
;M. E. Zeigler.
Orangeburg, S. C, Clerk.
September 18, 1911.-4t
Soft felts will be
more popular than
' ever this Fall. Of
course you want
the right shape and
shade?then buy a
Renneker & Riggs?
The Fashion Shop.
5 or 6 doses "666" will cure any
case of Chills and Fever. Price 25
We Feel Justified in Calling
Again Your Attention to Our
Coat Suit Department
Our line embraces the season's best
-novelties for young ladies, misses
and also for the older folks. Every
good color and kind of serges, cloths
and fancy mixtures, $1.00 to $25.00
gives you an elegant range to select
from. All suits are altered to fit,
no change being made. Can we ask
you to visit this department?
Some thing very snappy in ladies
Xtra Suits in Panama, Coile. serge
and Mixtures, Black, Navy and Grays,
$3.50 to $12.50.
All sizes for thin or stout folks.
Special values in black silk, dress
skirts, a special at$2.1)8.
Dress silks. We have a selection of
Messalines in plain, stripe and bor
dered. These are very popular. The
styles are good, colors brown, tans,
blues, combination (.lack and white
Toe to $2.00 a yard.
Ladies neck wear s a very impor
tant part. This season's beautiful
collars in cream.white and ecu re.
(.'rand for finishing og your coat suit
with. 23c to $:5.0(> each.
We ask you to visit us or shop by
in the play "The Nest Egg."
Have You An Idea
of buying a piano any tiire soon?
Do you expect to buy one within
the next few months? If so, we
present you NOW the best oppor
tunity you will have in a long time.
Call to see us or write us for full
We have on hand now in our
warerooms in Orangeburg the larg
est stock of strictly HIGH
GRADE PIANOS in South Car
olina. We bought in large quant
ities and we are prepared to sell at
figures and upon terms which will
astonish you. Don't pay tremen
dous profits to dealers away from
home, when you can buy better in
struments for less money right here
from a home dealer, who is near
at hand to fulfill every guarantee
WE claim to know something
about pianos. Come to see us and
let us TALK PIANO WITH
YOU before you buy. A person
al visit to our warerooms will sur
prise you with the number, beauty
and tonal qualities of our high
archant Music Co.,
53 E. Russell Street..# Orangeburg, S. 0.
We were away from home
in jelly-making time, but Mama
says she is not going to wony over
a hot stove any more to make jelly
and jam. She says she can buy it
cheaper than she can make it and
just as good.
P. S.?It would surprise you
to see how many different kinds of
jams and jellies and th'ngs put up
in glasses and bottles you can get
PURE FOOD STORE.
Williams & Sharperson
Merchant Tailors and Dry Cleaners
First Clo\66 Workn^nsfylp Gu^r^nteed.
Special Attention to Ladles Clothes.
Suits Made to Order.
Clothes called for and delivered.
Under Post Office Orangeburg, S. C
Popular Novels, 50c. Sims Book Store.