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ESTABLISHED IN 18?9.
Published Three Times Each Week
Ob Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Entered as second class matter on
January 9, 1909, at the post office at
Orangebnrg, S. C.r under the Act of
Congress of March; J879.
Jas. L. Sims, - Editor and Prop.
Jas. Izlar Sim's, - - Publisher.
One year, by carrier.2.00
Remittances should be made pay
able to The Times and Democrat,]
Orangeburg, S. C, by registered let
ter, check or money order.
The Charlotte Observer thinks
that while this may not be the time
to do Christmas shopping it is the
time to do Christmas saving.
When our. County Fair is in opera
tion the police must keep a sharp
lookout for "Red Mike," the pick
pocket whom the Governor has just j
The Atlanta Journal asks what is
going to become of the old fashion
ed race horse. They seem to be mak- |
ing arrangements to create a de-1
znand for him in Charleston.
The Steel Trust magnates are not
at all alarmed at Taft's little game
concerning it. They know it is only a
grand stand play to make people be
lieve that a fight is really to be made
on the trusts.
A German physician says that
four thousand years from now, un
less women stop wearing tight shoes
American women will have oniy
one toe, and it will be small. This
need not worry us.
When any political candidate has
to spend an enormous sum of money
to anake any headway with the voters
like Senators Lorimer and Stephen
son did, it is pretty evident that he
is lacking in some very important re
If Governor Blease believes ttiat^
"Red Mike," the notorious pickpock
et whom he has just pardoned, is a
reformed man, all he has to do to be
convinced that he is mistaken is for
hhn to give "Red Mike" a chance at
his watch or pocket book.
(No one can reasonably complain of
that natural increase of cost of living
which results from the lessened pur
chasing power of the dollar. But
what people do justly complain of is
the artificially higher price that the
trusts compel them to pay.
Neither Cardinal Gibbons nor Arch
bishop Ireland nor President Taft
had the slightest influence in pre
venting California from adopting
"the weapons of mobocracy," as the
Archbishop of St. Paul /calls the in
itiative, referendum, and recall.
A dispatch from Washington says
that the demand tor new money is
very great. The Greenwood Index
says that the demand in Greenwood
is not any stronger for new money
than for old. Same way in Orange
burg. Any old kind is all right down
EL'-King Manuel of Portugal does
not act in a very kingly manner. In
stead of putting himself at the head
of his followers who are risking life
and limb to put him back upon the
throne, he takes his ease by having
a comfortable and safe time of it in
About the only effect the suit
against the Steel Trust will have
will be to depress the prices of the
stock long enough for Morgan, Car
negie and others, who know that it
is all a bluff, to buy all that is offer
ed at greatly reduced prices and
make a million or two dollars.
Col. William Banks, for more than
a dozen years attached to the edi
torial staff of The State, as military
correspondent, reporter, city editor
and recently as special feature writer
has moved to Anderson and will on
November 1 succeed Mr. A. M. Car
penter as editor of the Anderson Daily
While in Spartanburg last week
Governor Blease said that he prob
ably would visit some of the nearby
cotton mills and see his friends. He
said he always liked to meet the mill
workers, as it was they who elected
him. To a large extent that is true,
and the Governor is right in giving
the mill people credit for what they
did for him.
Some people have strange ideas
as to business morality. 'They are
very exact in dealing with other men
la business, but when it comes to
their relations with the national gov
ernment their conduct is sometimes
very diffprent. Men who would un
der no consideation defraud a private
individual do not hesitate to defraud
the customs of thousands of dollars,
and in thus defrauding to perjure*
themselves up to the hilt.
However divergent may be the
views on some of the amendments to
the constiruion recently adopted by
California, in all likelihood there is
unanimous chorus of approval as to
the amendment whereby the criminal
procedure will be greatly simplified.
In fact its adoption sweeps away a
wholo lot of quibbling, technicalities
and other legal cobwebs, in which j
exports may delight, but which time
?'lid av-ain have produced grave mis- j
s -ringe of justice. No longer will
'rrment be srt aside because of the
'?">?? '--ws that may occur in charges
General Northrop Criticised.
General L. E. Northrop, of
Charleston, who ws.* oommissary
General, during the War Between
the Sections, of the Confederate
States at Richmond, has been sound
ly criticised for the way he managed
the subsistence department of the
Confederate army. Genera! Johnson
Hagood, who was one of the best
and bravest of the .Southern gener
als, in his memoirs caustically crit
icized General Northrop, charging
that he was incompetent and neg
[lectful in the responsible position
to which he had been assigned.
Thomas Nelson Page is also criticis
ing General Northrop. In an article
in Scribner's Magazine on "General
Lee and the Confederate Govern
ment" Mr. Page charges in effect
that the commissary general fatali}
hampered the operations of the Ar
my of Northern Virginia in the
spring of \S63. Mr. Page concedes
that General Northrop was patriotic
and honest, but says in substance
that he was also obstinate, irascible
and theoretical. General Northrop
was icriticised early in the war by
General Beauregard, who severely
arraigned him for th" way he treated
the army in Virginia immediately
before and after thu first battle of
On August 23, 1861, right after
the above battle, General Bea.ure
gard, ha^/ing complained several
times before of th-:- inefficiency of
General Northrop wrote to President
Davis from Mancsses, "I have
the honor to enclose you here
with a copy of the statement of
provisions, etc., regaining on hand
at this point and available, on the
21st instant, for the army of the
Potamac. by which it will be seen
that little improvement has taken
place in that respect since I last had
the honor of addressing your Excel
lency on the subject on the 10tb*in
General Beauregard then went on
to say that the army was still as un
prepared to advance or retreat in
consequence of the lack of rations
as well as wagons as at the close of
the battle. "A serious accident to
t*"" railroads from here to Richmond
would place the ?.my in quite a
critical condition so far as its sub
sistence is concerned," said he, Gen
eral Beauregard had implicit confi
dence in General Nortihrop's person
al integrity and patriotism, but he
thought a younger and more active
man was required to properly dis
charge the duties of the position
that General NorL.rop held.
Wall Street's Game of Bluff.
A gentleman of Columbia handed
to The State a printed marked let
ter, dated October 16, 1911, sent out
by "Warren W. Erwin & Co.' Mem
bers Consolidated Stock Exchange"
cf New York, frora which the fol
lowing paragraph if taken:
A few weeks or months ago Wall
Street expected to do what it could
to reelect President Taft. Today it
is turning from him and expects to
jjack Governor Harmon or some oth
er suppsedly sate and conservative
Democrat. This chsnge of the pojiti
al outlook in Wall Street indicates
clearly the despers teness of the situ
ation in Wall Street's view.
Much of this kind of stuff is being
sent out from Washington by a bu
reau evidently established by Wall
Street for the purpose of trying to
fool the country that Mr. Taft is no
longer a favorite with the trusts.
This talk is being indulged in
by the democratic interests for
the purpose of killing off the
Progressive Republican movement,
which-, if continued, is sure to
defeat Taft or any other cand
idate the Republicans may nom
inate. If Wall Street and the Trusts
tan fool the country into the belief
that they are opposed to the re-elec
tion of Taft because of his hostility
to them, they think that the Pro
gressive Republicans could be
brought to his support, an 1 his re
nominaion would be sure and his
Wall Street is no more in favor
of Harmon than it was in favor of
Parker. The only so-called Democrat
that Wall Street has ever favored
was Grover Cleveland when he was
elected the second time, and it fav
ored would be a mere tool in its hands
after him because it knew that he
was elected, and the sequel proved
that it was right. The truth of the
matter is .Wall Str-eet is badly scared.
It has seen the handwriting on the
wall, and it is trying to postpone the
day of reckoning as long as possible.
That is why it is trying to fool the
people into the belief that it is op
posed to Taft, when he is one of the
most subservient tools plutocracy has
ever had in the President's office.
He is even more so than Cleveland,
and that is saying a heap. It re
mains to be seen whether the Amer
ican people can again be fooled in
to electing a tool of the trusts Presi
dent by a Wall Street bluff.
? ? ?
The Orangeburg College.
An effort will be made by the Bap
tists to put the Orangeburg College
on a sound basis. A financial agent
has been employed, who will can
vass for funds to accomplish this
laudable purpose. There is a debt on
rhe college, which has hampered it
from the start. The plan now is
to raise a sufficient amount to can
cel this debt and if possible an ad
ditional sum for increasing the
equipment. Mr. Ga'nes, the new fi
nancial agent, will begin 10 canvass
for funds' at once. He asks, a con
tribution of at least one thousand
from the people of this city, and the
balaive that may be needed ho
hopes to raise from the people of
this and adjoining counties. The can
vas in this city will not be confined
to the Daptists but will include all
friends of the school, for while the
college is owned and controlled by
the Baptist denomination, its doors
; re open to all regradless of need.
'I he educational aad commercial
value of the college to this city is'
great and fully recognized. There-;
fore it is hoped there will be no
xiouble in raising the amount de-.
sired from this city. The cancelling]
cf the debt and with a better equip
ment, the college will be enabled
to do more and better work. Hamp
pered as it is, the college is doing
a good work now. The enrollment
this year is larger than ever and
the faculty is perhaps the strongest
the school has ever had. Let all
pull together for Greater Orange- J
burg College. '
The Close Season for Editors.
Wonder where Governor 'Blease
buries the editors he kills. While
at 'Spartanburg last week he was
asked why he vetoed the libel law
passed by the legislature at the
last session. His reply was that the
law was worthless because a news
paper was exonerated if,/after the
publication of a libel, it published a
retraction and apology.
However, the governor said,
newspaper libels had been of great
service to him and ho welcomed the
condemnation of the press, as it
made votes for him. "If I were not
n politics," said Governor^ Blease,
'and a newspaper lied about me. I
would whip the editor. And if 1 was
not man enough to do it I would get
double-barreled shotgun and kill
The governor further said that
Smith & Wesson made all men of
the same size, and that although he
had managed to keep out of fights
he was glad that he could use a gun
The editors should be thankful tha
Governor Blease is in office, as that
seems to a close season with him
regarding them. A committee should
be appointed at the next meeting of
the Press Association to try and find
and where the Governor buries the
editors he has killed.
One-half Cent a Word
Found Notices Free,
I Go to T. G. Knotts, Neeses S. C. and
buy your first patent flour for |
$4.9S per barrel 10-2S-6
Go to T. G. Knotts. Neeses S. C. and
buy your groceries at the right
prices for the next 15 days. 10-2S-6
For Sale?An Oliver Typewriter,!
very little used. Will be sold!
cheap. Mrs. W. C. Evians, Elloree.
Found?One bunch of keys on Whit
man St. Owner can get same by
calling at Times and Democrat Of-1
Roys Wanted?to work for prizes |
and on commission selling The Sat
urday Evening Post. Apply per- |
sonally at Sims Book Store.
For sale cheap?One Hercules phae
ton, single seat, used only a few |
times. Apply to Geo. H. Cornel-j
Lost?a hound bitch, color red and
white, medium length ears, named
Red. $5.00 reward if delivered
to me. Buche Prickett, St. Mat
thews, S. C.
Go to T. G. Knotts Neeses, S. C. and
for the next 15 days and buy shoes
pants overalls underwear, cloth
and notions of all kinds at cost.
For Sale?Residence 95 Whitman
street. Modern conveniences, sew
erage and lights. Terms reason
able. Apply w. W. Wannama
For Sale?Five room house and lot
in the town of Norway, S. C. For
particulars call on Dr. C. H. Able,
Norway, S. C, or H. H. Holder,
Bethune, S. C. 10-12-16
Lost?One black dog, breast white
and black, all four le:-rs light tan
color. Around mouth also tan.
Medium size. Answer to name of
Rock. Reward to finder. J. J.
Wanted?a man with family to run
two. three or four horse contract
farm. Apply at once. Paul A. Glea
ton, Springfield, S. C.
Wanted?Position in store or ware
house by young married man of
good character, strictly sober, one |
who is not afraid of work. Ad
dress "Worker," care The Times
and Democrat. 10-29-2
Before placing your orders for eggs
for hatching, see my Kellorstrass
strain of rowstal White Orphing
tons, and Dobbs and Lester Tomp
kins strain S. C. Rhode Island
Red at State Fair Exhibit. F. A.
Thompson, 2012 Marion St., Co
lumbia, S. C.
Fine Farm For Sale?Will sell my
farm seven miles from Orange
burg, one and a half miles from
Jamison, 'S. C. Land consists of
350 acres. 225 cleared and in
hiyh state of cultivation. Seven
room dwelling. Five tennant houss
es. Thoroughly equipped with out
buildings gin etc. Only enough
cash wanted to insure sale. Bal
ance on easy terms. Apply to
E. J. Wannamaker, Orangeburg,
The Woman's Missionary Society
of Limestone Church will be glad to
see the public at the Upper Lime
stone School House on Friday eve
ning, Nov. 10th, at seven o'clock. A
short program has been arranged,
after which refreshments will bu
sold for the benefit of liie Woman's
Foreign Missionary Society.
The Paul MicMichael Chapter, U.
D. C. will meet on Wednesday after
noon at 4 o'clock with Mrs. John
BUT WORTH MORE
400 others equally good
Sims Book Store
Horses and Mules
We will sell at auction to the
highest bidder for cash at Orange
burg Couit House, Scuth Carolina,
on the 6th day of November, 1911,
which will be the first Monday.
all well bred horses and extra nice
mules. In this sale will have some
mares with foal, some horse and
FARMERS,-rf you will attend
this sale we know you will be able
to buy stock of all description di
rect from the West well worth the
money. Remember the day and
place, and don't fail to be on hand.
WESTERN HORSE AND MULE CX).,
Office of County Treasrer, Orange
burg County, S. C, October 2nd,
The Regular Tax Duplicate will be
open for collection of all taxes due:
Office of County Treasurer, Orange
burg County, from the 15th day of
October to the 31st day of Decem
The following levy:
State taxes.5$ mills.
Ordinary county.5 mills.
County road.1 mills.
Constitutional school. . .3 mills.
Also the following local Special
Special Tax. B. D.
District No. 3.3
District No. 4.4
District No. G.3
District No. S.7 4
District No. 11.2
District No. 12.. . . : . . . 3
District Xo. 1 3.2
District No. 1.9.4 2
District. No. 2d.4
District No. 21.2
District No. 2 2.2
District No. 2 3.2
District No. 24.2
Distiict No. 26.5 1
District Nc. 27.4
district No. 28.4
District No. 33.3
District No. 34!.G 2
District No. 3G.G 2
District No. 37.3
District No. 3S.2
District No. 40.4
District No. 41.7
District No. 4 2.2
District No. 4 3.3
District No. 4 4.3
District No. 4C.3
District No. 4 7^.3
District No. 48.4
District No. 41).2
District No. 55.3
District No. GO.3
District No. 64.3
District Xo. 65.f, 2
District No. GS.7
District Xo. 70.X 2
District No. 7 i.4
District No. 72.4 I
District No. 7 !.4
District No. 7.r..2
! listrict Xo. 70.?. . 3
District Xo. 78.3
District No. S2.3
Districl Xo. S3.3
District No. S4.3
District Xo. si;.2
Commutation Road Tax will be re
ceived at same time and place. The
time for payment of Koad Taxes will
expire .March 1st, 1912.
A. D. FAIR,
County Treas. O. C.
People who see themselves as oth
ers see them never believe what they
You'll surely make a goal every
time as regards a first-class, well
dressed, smart appearance, if you're
wearing one of our $3.60 Stetson
It is just the bat for the man wh;i
wauls to I)e in trio style and nor
in extreme style.
Neckwear (hat's superb; shirts
that cannot he bettered, if equalled
even, and everything else in furnish
Renneker & Riggs,
TI2E FASHION SHOP
?cr Health anrj Strength Back
Again by The Use of Cardui.
Tnmpa, Fla,?In a letter from this
city, Mrs. E. C. Corura writes: "I was
all weakened and worn out with wo
manly troubles. My husband brought
me some Cardui as a tonic, and, from
the first day, it seemed to help.
I had almost lost my reason, hut,
thanks to Cardui, I did not. Soon, I
felt and looked like a new woman. I
think the remedy is wonderful. I
recommend it to my friends, for I have
'received great bent-fit frsm it."
Cardui acts specifically ou the weak
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them up to health.
It helps to refresh the worn-out ner
vous system and relieves the effects of
overwork, both mental and physical.
Fifty years' successful use fully
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In every community, there live some
Who have" been benefited by Cardui.
The beneficial effects of this time
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themselves in many different ways.
N. B.?Write to: Ladles' Advisory Dept.. Chatta*
?oora Medicine Co., Chattanooca. Term., for Special
Instructions, and 64-page book. "Home Treatm?Ql
tor Women." sent.In plain wrapper *n request.
Money to Loan
am prepared to negoti
ate first mortgage leans
on improved farm proper
lies, at seven per cent in
terest. These loans are
repayable in instalments,
no commissions being
charged thereon. Call
and let us explain their at
I J. Stokes Salley
l Atty. at Law
! NO. 7 LAW RANGE
What a Bank Account Does
at The People's Bank
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It stimulates your courage.
It guards you against extrava
It gives you confidence in your
It helps you hold up while you
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It furnishes the best receipt for
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It creates business habits that
will increase your savings.
It protects against loss by rob
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It enables you to pass over per
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It makes you able to run your
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It teaches economy, which is the
first round in the ladder to success
and prosperity. Your business wel
The People's Sank,
ELIiOREE, S. ('.
Draws the Line at Flies.
Wo try to sympathize with our
dumb animals In their afflictions, but
somehow it is rather difficult for us to
feel very sorry for the common house
fly who ventures too far into our paste
pot.?Ohio State Journal.
Unitud States Marke Banc!
of Washington, D. C.
Lieut. William H. Santelmann,
oriel's Greatest Milit?r
Southern Tour by Special Permission of
Hon. William H. Taft,
President U. S. A.
Academy of music
Tuesday afternoon, 2.30 o'clock, Oct. 31
Lower floor $1.00 Balcony 75c,
Orangeburg, South Carolina.
VE1BER 14 TO 18
For this annual event, the
ANTIC COAST LINE
Will sell tickets at the low rcund
trip rates from points named:
H A RLE WILLE .1.75
KEMl.\I. . 1.15
5 years of age and under 12
For Schedules, Tickets and Further particulars, call on Ticlet Agents
Atlantic Coast Line
W. J. Craig, T. C. White,
Passenger Traffic Manager, General Passen.jer Agent,
Wilmington, North Carolina.
The People's Bank.
* Orangcburg, Sonth Carolina.
Capital Slock 50,000
Surplus and profits 14,500
Liability of Stock
Protection to Deposi
Highest rate of intere.et paid
in SAVINGS DEPART
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