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THE IMMIGRATIOIN CONVBN'101.
Earnest Men Assemble In Columbia and
Adopt General Plan of Work for
Patriotic men of South Carolina
organized in Columbia oi Tuesday
what in time may be one of the
great agencies for making the State
as great comtnercially and agricul
turally as it is inl its manufacturing
interests. 'This object they hope
to accoiplish th rough immigration,
the engrafting upon the citizetiship'
of this State of sturdy settlers froml)
the old country who will populate
the agricultural section now being
deprived of its citizens in order to
give thei eiploy-ienlt in the cot
The attetidance was gratifying,
deleg'ates from ieary ha!f the couni
ties in the State being present, and
the persola! interest of the delegates
inspires the belief that the meetting
together will Inot 1e in vainl; that
there is a lofty purpose and that the
representative men who were pres
ent will (do what they cain to bring
to South Carolina st ttlers who in
the yeals to conime will become a
part of the State's best citizenship.
The rigina1l pIvo.. w1 ) (Is
i" I n poid v %I:-. .A J.
!'1t : 1 of !t unettlv111l61 w ho)
w -'\l(I l it\w li!fe t'.) the,t farm
WW hee thVy .night be c,)
lnized if brm)g lt to Skuth Camrolini.
\Ir. .atheuon s idea was not IctL-(
upon. lut all such conICrete mattets
were left to the geIerA,Il COI)nmittee
MA.NV Cot n'i-:is N tmitnsi.:N'T'.N
Th'Iere were represent at iv~es from31
Is coIltCies sVIIen the diges as
sembi u in the )tll of the house of
eesetativs at114ooI on ''uesdav.
A. . Iliestn was made presi
dent of the (igflaization which was
follned, ad (Col. E. j \\'atson,
secretary of tle Coltimbia chamber
of cotIierce, was ade secretary.
Iollowing is the report of tQle
colllilit tee ou resolutions as adopted:
Resolved, That this conlveitionl
recoiitmend le estahisminent by
the State of a departmnent of inini
gration which shall have charge of
all inatters pertaining to securing
itintligrants and placing them
trotlihotit ile State.
Resolv~ed .', That it is the dhuty
of thle generl a :ssembly~ of thIiis State
to niitunple pi o\isitiii for anld
give liberal supporiit to said depiart
tuenit of inntt, dltilm.
es>v ' '1'Ii:it iii (trtlieratice
itrge the ia i>iinetit of a special
'.tentt oif tIn S'tt toi pr operly pre
sent1 the re.' irte anld idiCenietits
we Ilave ito I'Ifer to iltnigittits to
lie stat iOtlR dla St. l,ouis aid re
inaint thlerte duintg thle wvhol e termi
of the expo)1 ioon1.
Resol .l I-1. That ini ordler fur
toi acLcomp)llishi the Iturpo s.' for which
wve ate assemblhed a conIttlnittee he
eect-ied, to lbe designta ted as the
eetttive connnliitt(ee," conisting~ of
(inei frtm itti ih ciuty ad e.ch
presi:tidniof th leventliOn 1(hal
9t ;(ll 111l1 1( 1i n i l I teeii
1(11111r:ar alliio tjt oenit -tontion'
rfotres eoth. . o t:a lStir.tio
''eii nd Tho elea;ge i g ittb
upon01 whom shall dlevolve all the
dutties app)eitaining to ati imtiigra
Foti rth -To devise a p)lanI by3
which to raise the fitnds necessary
to dlefrav the nieesarih ncurred.
Fifth-To prepare and submit to
the general assembly such legisla
tion as may be proper to carry into
effect the purposes oi this conven
Resolved 5, That in order to get
t he work launched at once this Con
vention calls npon the different
counties, municipalities and coin
mercial and agricultural organiza
tions in the State to send suLscrip
tions to the Committee, thus en
ahling said committee to meet the
expenses of the inauguration of the
movement and of the preparation of
stch advertisino matter as nay be
'MATIISON PLAN'' ENDORSI D.
Col. Thoniis then offered a reso
hition endorsing the Matheson plan.
This was adopted
Mr. McMalian offered a resolu
tion to the effect that the represent
atives in congress be asked to se
cure a modification of the United
States statutes which prohibit tile
prcpaynient of the transportat ion of
imlmnigrants under contract to work
and nrohibit the assistance or eni
couragenient of such itminigra.ts.
T11. 1-'X1-CUTIV' CoMmITTIJM.
The executive conlillittee pro
vidkd for in the resolutiols .a:; ap
< inlt( as fidlows:
A. J. tlsonl, Mlarlboro, chair
: C (. L Anth:rson:
l' II. Ra3insford. E''getie~ld: Sena3
tor j T. DVgntlnion comr:".
a\ Mrwa!eth olilg, cit, 1
l'nion; i. J. \\'atson, Columbia
J4hn1 Scott, Newherry\; J. E. Tinl
11al. Clarendmnir J.C. H-emlphlill anlt'
NIr H1astle, of Charleston; R. NI.
MCCown, 11-lorence; Bright Wil
liaison, Darlington; Dr. J. H1.
David, Dilion A. 13. Watson, Saluda
olliltv; J. WIl Mitcelll, Bates
bil: Knox L,ivinlgstonl, Marlboro;
J . Garlingtonl, Laurens, who is
the president of the chanber of com
mllerce and lad Sent a telegramli of
LAIcouragemllelit;X. 13. Moore, York
ville; Pat Nfatthew, Georgetown;
T. -1. Ketchin, Fairfield, and E.
W Dalbbs, Sumter. These mie
are w eli known in South Carolina
and their enthusiasm will carry the.
ilovelieit to success.
All tile State officers were in-I .ed
to seats on the floor.
Patriotic speeches were made by
Col. Jno. 1 Ihonias, Governor
Heyward, and others.
'Mr Jn1o. Scott represented the
Newberry board of trae.
N~OTICE IS HI ER EBY GIVEN THlIAT
.N the books of regist rat ion for the
Town (of Newherry. S. C., are nowv
open'1, and t he undl(ersignled as Spr
visor of Registration for said town will
keep said books open every day from 9I
a. mu. until 5 p. m. (Sundays- excepted),
including the 7thI day of D)ecemiber,
'P. 0. STEWART,
Supervisor of Registration Town of
Newberry, S. C.
S etember 7, 1903.
ARBOR JAY FOR 8"HO0L8,
rpOHN FREE PUBlLIC SCIIOOLS
I. of Newberr~y County will observe
the Third Friday in November as Arbor
D)ay. On that, day the School Offleers
and TPeachers will conduct such exer
cises andl engage in planting such
shrubs, plants and trees as will impress
on the mlind(s of the pupils the proper
value and1( appreciation to be p)lacedl on
flowers, ornamlental shrubbery and
1By order of the County Board of Ed
EUIG. S. WVEl'TS,
Knights of Pythias,
L.TlATlI-2 (()NVl-NTI'ONS~ O" TI'llIS
1,lodg~e witl l fe eld oin the 2nd and
h1 Tumesday\ night s of each monthl at
K.00. Visit ing Kn ights cordially wve..
(comed. TI' IOS. 10. I'llI'TI NG.
K. of it. andl S.*
CriotwellI I loeld luildling.
A LPULCSCHOOLS IN 'PHIN
cuty which have not already
opened amre hereby authorized to be
open'f at onice. EUG. S. WERTIS,
Co. Supt. Ed.
I AND MAKER S
In American weathE
you will get up som
temperature cold er
ing the present wee
utes to step into oui
and handsomely fi
mean an actual sa
Suits are $5.00, $8
Every Garment bea
Are next to good Cl
the line that spJeaks
will be no trouble tc
Florsheirn & Stets<
on earth for the mc
gents we carry the
make a mistake if y
before buying. 54
Women and Childre
dow-the $1.15 kind,
A NEW AND SNAPPY
All we ask is an ir
will find the goods
1r make it quite
e morning soor
iough for thicket
MISH YOU HAI
tter attend to th
k. It wont requ
r store and gety
tted, and at pr
ving to you. F
.50, $10, $15.0(
rs the Union La
othes, and we c
for itself. Try
sell you the sc
on at $5 can't
at $3, $3.50 an<
ney. For boys
biggest line in
ou do not look 2
)O pairs good
~n's Shoes throv
LINE OF MEN'S
TS JUST RECEIVE!
1spection iif ou
\Jew and Up-to
i and find the
- apparel, then
uis matter dur
ire many min
'ices that will
Irices of these
a pair and it
and pair. The
A $4, the best
and the little
it these shoes
i'n in our win
I AT $I TO $5,
r Stock. You
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