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Another View of Main Street, Photoj
and News, April 28, 1906. Main St
House to the Left.
GRAND LODGE, K. OF P.
Goes to Andekson Next Year-An
derson Won Over Charleston
-An Enthusiastic tele
The grand lodge of Knights of
Pythias will meet in Anderson next
year. The Daily Mail this afternoon
received the following telegram from
the Anderson delegates who are in
"Sumter, May 23.-Anderson won
over Charleston for the next conven
tion by a thousand votes. Great and
prolonged enthusiasm, et cetera and
so forth. Proclaim it from the house
tops and hang banners on the outer
wall. Meet us at the depot with all
the brass bands in the city. Action
on the proposition for a state castle
hall will probably result in defeating
the proposition. Lonnie Mattison
was elected grand prelate amid the
beating of many tomtoms. Glory
"IT. A. RatlitYe, Jr.,
"G. M. Tolly,
''A. G. Pinckney.''
The announcement that the grand
,lodge will meet here next year will
)e received with the keenest satisfac
tion. Invations were extended by the
city council. the Chamber of Con
merce, and by Chiquola lodge, and
the Anderson delegates who are al
Sumter evidently baecked 'up the in
vitations by personal work, as the
acceptance and their enthusiastic
The announcement that Mr. L. S.
Mattison, a former Anderson mal
)ut who now lives in Columbia, has
been elected grand prelate, will also
be received with a great deal of
pleasure by his friends.
The election of officers for the eii
suing year took pinee yesterday af
ternoon and resulted as follows:
G4. C., M. Rutledge Rivers.
0. V. C., M. L. Smith.
0. P., L. S. Mattison.
(4. K. *R. and S., Dr. J. Hi. Thorn
0. Mi. E., Wilson G4. HIarvey.
G4. M. A., Dr'. F. M. Lander.
0. I. 0., J. W. King.
0. 0. 0., W. P. Mooneyhamn.
A significant feature of the elec
tion of offeers wvas the ovation ae
corded Dr. Thornwell. A similar ova..
tion wvas given Mr. Wilson 0. Har
There was a spirited contest for
thme office of grand prelate, the cand!
dates being Messrs. L. S. Mattison, of
Columbia, Douglass McIntyre, of
Marion and J. A. Berry, of Orange
burg.. Mr. Mattison was the choice
of thne convention.
Sumter, May 23.-Action on the
permanent location was deferred till
next year. A committee of five was
appointed to'report on the advisabil
ity and secure options for an orphan
age by next February and the grand
lodgie is to take final action on the
proposition: at the next convention.
Biggs-After holding 'a political
office for ten years Peachy has just
retired a,poor man.
Diggs-Huh I Why didn't he, re
sign at tlhe start, when lhe discovered
that he was being watched 1-Chica
go Dalye News.
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;raphed by J. Z.'Salter for The Herald
reet 16ooking East with the Court
THE BLACK-LYON INCIDENT.
Further Disclesures 'Expected When
the Investigating Committee
Meets Again on Wednes
News and Courier.
Columbia, May 26.-There was
a great deal of talk today about the
incident in connection with Major
John Black, member of the state
board of control, who threatened to
shoot Mr. Fraser Lyon, of the dis
pensary investigating committee.
There were many questions asked
relative to the probable course of
Governor Heyward, to whom the mat-.
ter has been referred and much com
ment as to the legal status of the mat
The members of the investigating
committee have all gone home, as the
committee has taken a recess until
I next Wednesday. 17-tWhei the commit
tee meets again next week some live
ly disclosures are expected, and the
report is that the work might he kept
upl) all summer with pretty much the
same result as to the past history of
the institution, but the committee las
siinl)ly pieked out types of towns
Mr. A. M. Deal, actin under the
advice of the investigating commit
tee, today formally transmitted to the
Governor the records in the ease of
the investigating committee against
Governor Heyward was out of the
city, and in his absence Private See
retary Norment started the maclhin
ery to get the matter in shape so that
it cain receive prompt consideration
upon the return of Governor Hey
ward to the city. -He sent out the
following notes relative to the )a
May 26, 1906.
The Le Roy F. Youmans, A ttorney
General, Columbia, S. C.,-Dear Sir:
I have just received the enclosed
communication from the dispensary
In the absence of. Governor Hey
ward I have thought it best to refer
it to. you for your careful considera
tion, in order that you may be thor
ough ly conversant wit h the circumi
stances of the case, pending a con
ference with the Governor, I have the
honor to be respectfully yours,
'J. E. Norment,
May 26, 1906.
Dispensary Investigating Commit
tee,'- Columbia, S. 0.-Gentlemen:
Your communication sub)mi tting to
Governor Hleywa rd testimony taken
before your committee at its session,
held Friday, May 25th, has just been
Governor Heyward left the city
Thursday morning to go to his plan
tation in Colleton county, as his pres
ence was necessary there. It was his
intent ion to return Monday and he is
now out of the city.
Your letter, with its testimony tak
en before thme committee, has been
niled, and I shall submit it to Gover
nor Heyward for his consideration as
soon as he returns.
J. E. Norment,
REV. ANGUS JOHNSON..
Minister Ninety-Seven Years of Agi
Delivered a Sermon From the
Pulpit of His Ordination.
Cheraw, May 27.-The Presbytei
iann church of Cleraw was crowded I
its utmost capacity - this mornii
when the Rev. Angus Johnson arof
to preach to a congregation, many <
whom were the childrein, grandehi
dren oi' great-grandchildrcn of thoi
who board him preacl his ordinatic
seron101 iii the same cliuireh over I
years ago. Before beginning his so
moni lie led the congregation inl pra;
er to the thrione of grace and earnes
ly asked for divinie aid for hinse
and congregation that their vorsh
be acceptable to God. As he pray<
that God, who blassed his people he
long years ago, would now make B
prsesence manifest, the old toi
quivered and for a moment a sacr
silence prevailed, face, attitude ai
heart - expressing what the voice i
fused to utter. But it was only
moment, for lie soon regained perfe
control of himself.
Mr. Johnson preached from t
text, "For to me to live is Christ ai
to die is gain,' Philippians, 1 :
He described the life of Paul, sho
ing how truly was the statement
the text exemlplified in his life. I
used him as a great example wortl
of imitation. He dwelt upon the il
portance of Christian living. Th
upon its great influence upon othei
Amotig other apt illustrations us
was one which lie said lie had hea
his friend and former companion
the 30's, Daniel Baker, use. A ci
tured infidel lawyer married a lov(
Christian girl. Failing 'to agree
this one particular, it was agreed I
tween them that religion should neN
be discussed. During a revival mci
in-, tile husband would escort I
wife to the church door and then
aw.Kay. On leaving her once at t
door, a pressure of her hand as
assisted her in church directed I
eyes to her face, where lie saw t
tear drops falling over her ceel
Her devotionl to him), her devotion
her Master aid consecrated life
wlhat reason had never beeni able
do. brought hii to Christ, and so t
aged pastor urged all Christians
live for Christ.
The Congregation Touched.
But it was in discussion of the It
clause of his text that the congrep
t.iQp seemed most touched. As
dwelt. upon the reunion on the otli
shore with saints and loved ones w
have gone before, lie commented
the fact that not one of the faces
had looked into and loved in yet
gone by was before him now. Tli
were ''over there'' and his appeal
all in the church to prepare for t
great hereafter was most touchinl
Solemnly and effectively ati
elose of the sermon Mr. and M
..J hnsion sang the beautiful hyn
"When thle Eveniing Shadows Gat
(er.'' It was a mlost p)at.hetic' incide
and many eyes were dimmad i
tears bef ore its close. The old ge
th>mi'ni's voice is remarkably stro
and clear for one (If advanced yen
and is remarkable for his age and hi
cooid carrying power.
Sketch of Mr. Johns2n's Life.
''For the days of our years a
three score years and ten, and ifI
reason of strength they be four sec
years. yet is-their strength labor ai
sorrow, for it is soon cut off and
The verse from Psalms as quot
recently in Greenville by Rev. A
gus ,Johnson had more than its usu
si'gnifleance. For full three seo
years lie has labored in the service
Christ anid, b)einlg the exception th
proves the Biblical statement, lie I
p)assedl the four score by nearly
score more. And nowv on the bordt
land, or as lhe said himself, on t
brink of the river, lie comes on
more to the State where he labored
long with the souls of meni and tel
them iln the same wvords lhe usedl
long ago the truths of salvation. Tl
old familiar faces are gone and lie
dIwellinig among strangers.,N
creeds have sprung upl and there a
new thoughts entwined with the o
nes of Calviniism. but Ihn old man
still a1 belidver in the -old doctrines
as taught by Thornwell and Palmer.
The eall to pi'eacll the Gospel came
early in -he life of Rev. Mr. John
son. Born in lobeson county, N. C.,
in 1809, lie received little education
ill) to his fifteenth year, having been
appienticed to a.tailor. At. that age,
low(ver, lie moved with his parints
o to tie historic Cheraw Distriet, liv
g, ing jtust. outside of tle old town.
e Here lie was able to commence his
o ediwation for the ministry and the
I- gentle words of the elder Thornwell,
;e who at that. time assisted in tle in
1n struetion of the men in that distriet,
'O had much to do with the decision lie
r- formed to enter the ministry'. H
Y- joinled a small church, now in Hiar
t-mony Presbytery, and in 1839 attend
Ied tle Columbia Seminary for a year.
1P His previous instruction served him
well and lie obtained his license to
I preach a year later. Going bAck to
is Cheraw lie served a short time, but
cec his first. direct charge was the New
A Hanover church in Newbern, N. C.
He relieved the venerable John B.
C- Tate of much of the arduous labor
a the latter had performed among the
et people of that district for several
years. Later lie took, charge of the
ie Philadelphia church. near Charlotte,
id and in 1846 he went to Mississippi
where lie had heard there was great
fv- need for Presbyterian workers. He
of organized a church at Water Valley,
le Miss., and several others in the im
'y mediate territory, and, after leaving
n them in trusty hands, went to Ger
en mantown, Tenn., the Presbyterians of
* that city being very anxious for this
ed man who had made such a reputation
rd not only for eloquent appeals to those
of outside of the church, but for hard
il work that brought results and re
i 'ulted in much good for the religious
" community wherever he labored.
CaMed to Dallas.
cr It was.necessary a short time after
- ward for him to go to Florida, but
lis while ther-e for his health lie insisted
" on work and Whenl completely recov
he (red a church at Dallas, then a vil
Ile lage, called him. Here he has work
ed for the remainder of his life, lov
he ed by not onily the members of his
own Idenomination, but by every one.
lie is still able to engage in active
pastoral ditties and there is little of
t he detail of church work that es
(' capes hinm and lie is able to tell ex
to act-ly how the business of the church
is eondlucted as he was when in years
back Im made a Southern reputation
st as an organizer and one who would
a get results where others failed.
lie ,See before you now a man of Ine
e,r dium height, with broad shoulders
ho I land a carriage that would be erect
were it not for the failing eyesight
that has made the stoo) and the cane
necessary. His voice has not that
ey cracked sound so common in very old
to people and his laug11 is as chery and
hearty as ever. Do not think that lie
will be sensitive about his age. ''A
h lain and simple life did it,'' lhe says.
m. And yet the old1 man who has so
m, long stood as a testimnony for all
hi- tha '.ish gedly knws thati it cannot be
ut inuch~l longer. And thle sweet--faced
th old lady by his side only hopes that
n-the summons will also call for heri
n ~whien the time comes. They know
ihiat it is set and fixed and as lont as
as they are allowed they will set- them
selves for the tasks appointed, no(
nmatter how hard.
,His present wife w"as Miss Sue
.eJett Thomas of Elberta, Ga., to whlom
id1 he was marriedl in 1885; his first
ywife, Miss Mat-y Susan Ann Means
ofConcord, N. C., having died t wo
Syears previously. By the first wife
n.there are eight children, nearly all
al settled in the Southwvest and all sue
o,f lie has visited several general as
at semblies of his church and was n
as member of those of 1862 and 1864,
a just after the organizat ion of the
r.. Southei'n Presbyterian chureb. The
hie c'ongregationl of the chnrch in Dallas,
ce where lie has been so long, sent him
so to the assembly just closed as a deli
Is '(ate compliment to their aged minIs
eIt is worthy of note that lie preach
is es to three congregations at his home
w in Texas, often r'iding 10 miles to
re meet an lippointmnent.
la1 He Met Lafayette.
in There s pinil out in Chie.nw aln
011 historic house where LaFayett
was received on his visit in 1825. Mr
Johnson was present at the receptiot
and says that when LaFayette me
some of, tle old Hevolhitioinary sol
dier's that tears ran down his cheek:
Iore th1an that lie remembers who
a boy to have. seen a man ride up t
their place and blow a horn and whe
the people 'camte out to iiiii he ni
noinced that peace had b)eei mad
with England. This was in 18V
Only a few of ti( houses that h1
knew in Cheraw remain and not
single persoin except onie or two age
persons who were children wIen I
left. here in 1836. Notling his iir
pressed the town more in years tha
the visit oi this eitizeii of long year
ago and tle citizenls wohill gladi
keep him and his wife. Hui thei
duties call tieni back to Texas ian
they leave Monday morning over th
Seaboard via Columbia for Texas,
OHEOK FOR $17,000.
Given to Girl who was Scalped Whil
Working for Two Dollars a Weel
New York Press.
What lawyers say is the large:
sums ever paid to a factory employ(
for damages received when at wor
was paid yesterday to Frank A
Wells, of No. 60 Wall Street, atto
Iey forI AInniie Lochsi and lReIingto
Lochs, her father, for injlries rI
eeived by tle girl whlen working
the factory of Herman, Aukam & Cc
of South River, N. J., onl June l'
1901. The check of Mr. Wells r,
ceived from the Travelers' Insuran<
Company, which concern proteetc
the company in all suits for damag4
to emiployees, was for $17,000. TI
case has been fought to the court.
appeals, and, oii Thursday last, thi
body handed down a unanimous opii
ion sust aiiling tle decisions of the ai
pelate division anid the jury in til
supreie court. Before the case fir
came to trial tile Travelers' insu
ance company offerel to settle f
$11,00f, wlichl Mr. Wells ref'used, a1
tihouglI he was eriticised for1 his a
tion at the tilie.
Annie Lochs was a worker in il
factory of' llerman, Aukam & 0
mlanufactiirers of hIandkerebiiel's. SI
w-%as 15 years old at the time'
tie accident. and her work was
hiemistiel hliandikelchiefs on a pow
sewiing machine. For this she r
ceived $2 a week.
Oii the (lay of the accident sl
stooped under the maehiie to pick I
a bobbin and her hair became caug
in a revolving shaft abouti a fo
from tihe floor haint Conniiiected wi
a belt running the sewing machin
In an instant the strands of her ha
became caught between the beitil
and the shaft and quickly Coiled I
in a hard knot.
The girl was dragged to the floc
screamig with pain nild terror, an
although her comrades rushied to s
ver. her hair at the skull they we
too late and1 her scalp wias torn o:
taking withI it. skin that reached
her evebrows. She also suifferedC
brokemn arm antd shoulder blade ai
her eyesight was permiaiient ly affee
edl. She was takeni from thle facto
supposedly in a dying conditioii, bi
after months of work on tIhe part <
the dloctors she recovered partly,i
lie (disfiguredi for life and a nervot
Thle dloctors took skin from othl
parts of her biody andl from frient
and grafted in on lier skull, whil
it has grown, but for the rest of In
life it will be necessary for her i
keep wet bandages on her head, an
she will never be able to (10 any har
work. One of the strong pleas mad3
by lier attorney wvhen lie asked ft
lig dlamages--$50,000 was the su.
sued for-was based on the fact thn
the girl was so disfigured that 11
mnan wiould even ask her to marr;
The suit was biroughit in the couri
in thlis state because the defendanl
have a residlence in this city. At thi
same time that A nnie Lochis bronigh
hen suit her father brought snit fk
loss of his dlaughter's services. TI:
law gives the fat,her the right of h:
(laughter's services until she is <
The dlaughter's enlse first came I
trial beore .Tustice Blnchard andl
jury in )eeember, 1904, and 'a ver
diet was given for $10,000. It was
a week before this that lawyers for
the defendant offered to settle the
- s w silits for $11,000, whieh was 10
i. per cent (if the total aiount. sued for.
rI The iather's suit caie up two months
afterward tle jury gave a verdict for
a the full amount.
- The defendlaniits took (he girl's suit
0 to the appellate divisioln on (he
i. grouiids that the girl lid assuined
0 risks of injury when sle accepted
f eiployimeiit and also that she Was
l guilty of contributory negligence.
e Mr. vells Illade a1 nlovel point when
lie proved hat, it was static electric
1 ity genierated by the revolving shaft
.4 liat attrac(ted tihe gir's hair, a cir
V ('umstaice tiver which she had no con
r trol and one whichii the defendants
, should have guarded against. The ap
e pellate division sustained the decis
ioni of thie Supreine Court by a vote
of three to two. This decision was
in turn sustained by the court of ap
e Following this decision the do
- fendants decided iot to continue
their appeal against the verdict for
the father anl paid the whole amount
;t with costs. This decision of the
e court of appeals will have important
k bearing on many damage cases now
r. pending in the courts.
n James E. Tindal.
- The Honi. Jamnes 1E. Tinidal wag
n bqrn ini Clarendon county, in Febra
., ary, 1839, where lie received his
), barly education and was prepared for
- for college. le entered Furman Uni
v versity, where lie graduated at an
d' early age. He then went to the Uni
_4 versity at Bonn, in Germany, to tin
e ish his education.
>f The War Between the States con
it ing on lie hastened home and joined
I 1- Hgh R. Oardner's Battery, of light
artillery, of whieh lie was first ser
e geant. The conyiN,%, was comiposed
;t of mien from Sumiter atd Clarelilon
*- coumlties. The (.11111 imy was eomieet
>r. ed with .lohn C. Itaskell's battalion
,. A fler the wvar. he returned home
anld tiok charge of a large planting
le interest whiicl he iilierited.
1., Mr. Tiidal1 took fnil interest inl
m eveything pertaining to tie welfare
>f of his county at State, being elecet
o old to tle legislatulre several times.
.'r Ie wvas secretary of' st at1 under flor
ernor Tillinim's 1dmllinistration, anld
was one Of the originattors of Clemi
le son College, being a Imiemiber of tie
[p original boalrd of trustees. He was
it always from boyhood 2121 eariest dei
>t oerat. H1e was active in every effort
I of the while people to ?get 'oitrol of
e. our goVernment during the days of
ir radiealisim, and was seit to the tax
ig payel't colveltion and all the state
[1p coniventions after tile war. le wa
one of tle most, active anld eaniest
r, men inl 1876 to fiarmuoiiize file views
[L ainid consolidate the white people up
e- oni Haimptonui's views.
se He was an a rdeu .nt ember' of the~
T, Baptist clhurch'h, haini'ig bleen m1odera'f
to (t' oIf his associat ion several t imes,
a lie was marr'ied t wice, fIrst to Miss
(1 Mar iy Andi(ersoni. of (Greenville. Of
t- t his 12m'rriage t here we're 2n( eliildrieii.
y H1is secondi1 Vi wiws Miss Mariy lE.
it Connors, of Clarendoni county, andi of
f this mari'aige were, born three soins
(I and three daughltes-Mrs. Mattie,
is widow of the late William Henry
Thomas, of Charleston; Mi's. E. G1.
rr Quattlebaumn, of Columbia; aind
a Mi's. Chairles Cultein, of Sumter.
e Of the sons, A. J. and George are
r successful planters in Cl arendon
o county. The youngest, Leslie, is at
dj Clemson college.
eCouldn't Represent It.
r A school tenehei' ome dlay, durinig
thme hour for drawving, suggestedl to
ther pupils that each driaw what lie
o Ior she wouldI like to be0 when girown
s At thme endl of the lessonm one little
a rgiirl showed an2 empjty slate.
e j''Why,' ' said the teacher, ''isn't
t thei'e anythinig you1 wVouild like to be
r wthien you gr'ow up1?''
e ''yes,'' said the little girl, ''t
a would like to be marr'ied, buit I don 't
.f kniow how)I to driawv it.''-Life.
Some wom01ien have wonderful skill
ain keping their oiions to them