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r PEDERAL DIVORCE DEOISION.
Decision 18,000 Words Long in Had-. a
dock Case Has Reached Hero
But Not Studied Yet. vi
The Columbia Record.
The recent decision of the federal da
supreme court in the Haddock Ji- t
vorce case, in which the bro4d doe
trine i- laid down that the constitu
tion of the United States does not re
quire the courts of one state to give t
"full faith and credit" to the de- a
crees of another state, where juris- tb
diction of the subject matter or of the
person is lacking, and that a decree t
of divorce obtained where that con- m
dition exists cannot be enforced in er
another state, affects a. number of a
South Carolinians living in. this state
or removed to other states, who have t
gotten released in North Carolina or th
Georgia or elsewhere from degrading l
and intolerable bonds, and some of a
whom have remarried and are living Pi
happy and useful lives here or in oth- m
Just to what extent the South
Carolina situation is affected is not t
quite clear yet to even the best in- ls
formed lawyers. The decision is quite fo
lengthy. Advance proofs of the print
ed ease have just reached here, but
as there are about 18,000 words in the
thing nobody has had time to more D1
than skim over it. Attorney Gener.l
Youmans has been requested to ren
der an opinion on the matter, but,it
will likely be several weeks yet be
fore he can get this out. He has not oc
yet read the decision and is not in
position to express himself, even in an
off-hand way. er
Facts of Case Appealed. jo
Some understanding of the points te
covered by the decision may be had, Or
however. from a recital of the facts Or
of the case in which it was rendered. m<
They are simple: John Haddock, as
who married his wife in New York, in
subsequently left her and removed to th
Connecticut, where he secured a di- of
vorce and contracted a second mar
riage. The first wife, however, re- at
mained domiciled in New York and er
entered suit against him for support, th
'with the result that the New York or
courts refused to recognize the Con- R.
neeticut divorce and held that Had- B<
* dock must support the plaintiff as his, as
only true and lawvful wife. The lhus- chi
band appealed to the supreme court re
under the provision of the federal :*a
constitution that full faith and credit thl
shall be,given in each state to the ju- he
dicial proceedings of every o-ther ne~
state, bitt that tribunal sustained the ani
New York judgment, holding that as all
Mrs. Haddock was not within that
jurisdiction of the Connecticut court pr
the courts of the sister sta.te were not an
bound to give credit to the Connecti- fo
ci;t decree, he
Juistice Brown, in a dissenting opin. by
ion on behalf of himself and Justices tu
Harlan and Brewer, characterizes the th
majority opinion as ''a step back- pa
ward in American jurisprudence,"'
and Mr. Justice Holthes, in an inde- Al
pendent .dpinion, said:
'I do not suppose, that civilization
will come to an end whichever way T
this case is decided; bntt as the rea
soning which prevails in the mind of co
the majority does not convince me, wi
and as I think that the decision not en
only reverses a previous well-consid- ne
ered decision of this court, but is like-- i
ly to. cause considlerable disaster to W
innocent persons and,. to 'bastardize Da
children hitherto supposed to be the ' fr<
offsprings ef legal marriage, I think nia
it proper,to, express my views." ini
NUt Void But Voidables
-Others -have taken. the view that ai
the decision does not make these mar- his
riages "'null and, void," but merely gi
*voidlable, that'it does not put beyond hi:
tepale of legitimancy 'at one full an
swoop children of another union of a
couples, one or both of Mhom may leu
have secured ''an ex parte decree.". J on
It is not likely'that "'mpny vietims"
of ''one-sided" divorces will,. avail mu
themselves of the opportunity for wl:
"r'elief'' or '"revenge t' thme decision da
puts in reach.,. tht
No L.ooseness Fa'tored Here, ric
It id likely that uthstake a Q~ C
whole still prides itself on its unique hie
AL LIFE N
1 Agency 0S
Interested to know that in th
rio financial loss.
even millions of dollars is nt
sdom of our legal organiz4tic
had. the eleven million dolla
.s behind us and these fortui
lutu'al the STRONGEST life
red from our President, Col.
urs very truly,
isition of allowing no divorce fo:
iy cause, and permitting perfee
eedom in marrying in most ill-ad
sed instances. But the intelligen
.ment is by no means a unit along
adual tendency toward a restricte<
vorce law. But for the. relief ob
inable in- neighboring states it iE
rely that the well founded among
ese cases would'have found expres
)n in some sort of divorce law ere
is, though the state is practicall)
unit against any looseness along
Editor A. B. William, formerly o:
is state, expresses his views in com
3mting in the Richmond News Lead
on the recent decision in favor of
universaI and uniform divorce law
''As to indirect effects, one of then
xy be, and it is to be hoped will be
e hastening of agreement among
e states on a rigid, uniform divorce
w, which would prove the sures
evention of hasty and ill-considered
arriages, and consequently of the
vorce evil. As we see it, the decis
i has all to commend it and nothing
condemn it, and, to say the least
in harmony with public policy and
r the highest good of society."
,sorder The Feature of Tennessee'i
State Democratic Convention.
Nashville, May 20.-The State dem
ratic convention which met here to
y to nominate candidates for gov
nor and railroad commissioners, ad
urned at 6.10 this evening unti
a o'clock tomorrow morning with
.t having effected even a temporar)
ganization. It was decidedly th<
>st turbulent body of the kind evei
sembled in Tennessee. Pandemon
m and fights ruled and it was witl
e utmost difficulty thtat any recor
the proceedings was made.
An adjournment was reached aftex
understanding between the lead
s of the opposing factions that th
ree gubernatorial candidates, Gov
nor John T. Cox, Congreesman M
Patterson, and Judge John .B
md, each name four representatives
a committee to agree on temporar3
airman. Before this agreement wvam
ached a battle over contested dele.
tions occupied the entire time ol
e convention for more than sib
urs. The service of the police wam
cessary to p)revent serious fighting
a to quiet those already engaged ir
When Chairman Abernathey, th<
esiding officer, laid down the gave]
d advanced to the front of the plat
rm to make himself better heard,
returned to find the gavel taker1
a Patterson supporter, who ne
sed to surrender it. From then on1
are were two presiding officers ani
i 000NEE FARMER
Seneca, May 29.--Mr. Henry HeIms
mmitted suicide by hangig himnseli
th a wire some time last night oi
rhy this morning. He was a promni
nt farmer of the Conneross see
in, and lived four miles north c1
estminister. Mr. Hess was at Mr
ivis Abbott's house, a half mik
m his home, at 10 o'clock lasi
4ht. g6roner Harbin is holding th<
His body was found dangling fron
~ree this morning with a wire about
neck. No definite causje can be
ren. More than a yeau' ago he lost
large barn and contente by fire
d this'calamity seemed to have had
depressing effect upon him. e
Lves a wilfe and several children and
John Sheldon, a' well/to-do colored
~n, living three rmiles from Seneca,
tipped his 14-yeareold boy yester
y evening. A few hours afterwvards
boy shot himself, inflicting a so
us wvound in the head Dr. Me
tehen attended the boy, and thiinks
wberry, S. C., 1st May,- 1906.
e recent disaster that befell San
act. In the light of what might
n, an organization possessed by
rs been "wiped out," we have
ies are conservatively placed at
insurance company In the world.
W. S. Tupper.
r NORRIS, General Agent.
A Criminal Chase
I was walking along a country road.
'The leaves were budding on the trees,
the bir'.ls were singing, the sun was
shining down with a grateful warmth.
I was thinking what a happy world
this Is, after all, and how pleasant it
is to live. * A man was walking briskly
toward me, and there was a distant
sound of wheels behind me. Then in
a twinkling I beard a re-.ort. The man,
Who was within a doze- yards of me,
dropped. Naturally my first impulse
was to look about me, and, casting
quick glances, I saw a thin smoke
floating from behind a tree to my right.
After hesitating a moment in which
direction to turn I ran forward to the
fallen man. Bright red blood was ooz
ing from a wound in his left breast
and trickling over his coat. Directly
behind me I heard a thud as *f some
thing falling on the road and, ty4rning.
saw a revolver lying within ten feet of
me. Of course it had been thrown
'here by the murderer to divert sus
picion from himself to me.
Meanwhile the sound of wheels drew
nearer, and a buggy in which a man
was seated turned a bend in the road.
In the wood to the right was a sound
of crackling underbrush. The murder.
er was about to escape, and I was
standing over his victim with a pistol
lying near. I ran like a deer in the
direction the crackling indicated, feel.
Ing that my escape from a halter de.
pended upon my catching the murder
er. As I ran I could occasionally hear
him breaking his way through bushes
or over twigs. Then I heard a shout
"Halt or I'll firel"
It all passed through my mind like a
flash. The man in the buggy must
have heard the shot. At any rate, he
had seen me run away, had driven on,
found both the body and the revolver
lying in the road, had picked up the
latter and was now threatening me
My mind was bent on one object
catching the murderer. Fear of the
bullet, fear of the scaffold, drove me
on, but, singularly enough, there was
another. p..asion that spurred me far
more than fear. It was rage-rage at
the 'man who had sought to make me
suffer for his crime. No thought of
turning to explain matters to my pur
suer entered my head. Such a course
would avail nothing. The murderer
would go on and I be left with those
who. would scorn my story while he
Thus far I had not caught sight of
the man on whose capture my life de
pended, but now the wood grew thin
nor, and occasionally I got a glimpse of
a figure already darting around the
trunks of the trees, occasionally jump
ing a fallen log. The mind is quick
and- keen in danger, and it occurred to
me that when the pursuer came up
with me in this open space he could
shoot me. I cursed the moment that
I had neglocted to pick up the weapon
mysekt, not so much that I feared the
disadvantage which would come to me
when my pursuer should enter the more
open wood, but that the weapon would
have enabled me to bring down the
ma~n I wanted.
A bullet fired from behind cut a twig
over my head, and at the same time I
heard the crack of a pistol. A moment
later I entered a newly plowed gield
and saw my man ahead disappear be
hind a barn. Beyond there was more
wood, flanked by fields, but I did not
see him enter either. I was in the cen
ter-of the plowed field, stumbling over
the furrows-for I was getting exhaust
ed-when my man behind reached the
edge of the wood,
I fe&t something strike my arm, like
a stone, but' I felt no blood and con
cluded it was a spent pistol ball. It
urged me on,- and, reaching the' barn,
I cast a glance over the strip of wood '
beyond and its flanking fields. I saw1
no one. My blood was still hot for the
chase, but my heart was pounding and
my strength was exhausted. Cainhlng I
at a straw, I turned into the barn. In
the loft above I heard sounds as of a
struggle. Climbing a ladder, I saw a
sight that astonished me. A man badi
anoti'er pinned to the floor by lying
upon him and holding a wrist with I
each of his own hands.
"Help to arrest this man," cried the
one on top.. "lie has comthitted murs
'The man below relaxed his efforts
and in a moment was passives between 1
"Explain," I said to the man I as
"I was standing on the edge of the<
wood when-this man-I lioppose it was
he---fired at the man in the road. I I
saw teYltiCf ll andsawos gd up
1opY Of Prewtientm Tuppoet
Mr. Robert'Norris, General Ae
Pacific Mutual Life li
Let me first of all give you ti
one single ross of life among at
Although gur Home Office E
our vaults containing all our pg
We are now making preparg
will be, at least for the present,
Although San Francisco ha
except our Home Office Buildi
The loss of life was really not
had no life insurance, at least i
During the next few weeks,
we ask for your indulgence for
enforced removal to our new I
We feel sure that our field rr
Very sincerely yours,
to him. Then I neard a sound in the
bushes, and, thinking it might be. made
by the man who had fired the shot, I
ran toward it. I heard you coming be
11ind, and it occurred to me that If I
didn't catch my man you would catch
me and I would be convicted of mur
der. le ran in here, and I got him."
"And I knew that if I Aidn't catch
you I would be convicted of murder."
There was a sound of some one be
tow, and presently a hand holding a
revdvr was tirust up the trap, fol
lowed by a ma's head.
"Don't sht I 0de. 10We've got
"Thank heavml e ft fti -iWay just
as I was driving up io the corpse, leav
[Ug me td suffer for hs crime, the vil
"After starting, I concluded I was in
for that," said the man I had followed.
"I was following you for my life," I
"You tarnal fools," said our prisoner.
"I own this farm and was up here
throwin' down hay. Reckon yer ran's
rot away. I saw him just now run
Into the wood there."
Military Kitchen Car.
The secretary of war has approved
the recommendation of the quarter
master general and the commissary
general in favor of a kitchen car for
military purposes, says the Washing
ton Star. This car will be used on oc
easions of the transfer of large bodies
3f troops over distances which require
a period of forty-eight hours or more.
It has been found by a practical exper
Iment that money is saved and the
men provided with better food by hav
ing an improvised kitchen attached to
the train which carries them long dis
tances, such as is involved in the trans
fer of troops across the continent.
Hitherto there has been more or less
dependence upon the restaurants and
other facilities en route.
Rebuilgng' San Francisco.
They wil build it well, they will build it
Its streets the children of men wiU
It will be superb with its lofty domes
And its marble halls and its stately
But never again can it ever be
'The city I journeyed far to see.
They will make it great, they will make
And fortune seekers will gather there;
Its Wharfs will call to the wide world's
And traffic will roar through its hand
But the hands of men can never restore
The far famed city that is no more.
They will leave no trace on its flame
Of the twisted beams or the blackened
And over the haunts where vice was bred
The realm of bountiful trade will spread;
But, however they build and whatever
They can never give back what the world
They will build with hope, they will build
They will build it long, they will build it
With quenchiess courage and splendid
They will build a marvel of stone and
But the city that stood by the wide blue
P'orever and ever iu swept away.
They will build it strong, they will build
And a greater city than that wiche fell
Will gleam on the hills that are desolate,
And richem will strea.ei through it. Golden
But no man mvr again may se
The city that was and has ceased to b.
--9. E. KCiwer in Chieeg. Reoord-Erald.
3XEN TO PULL AUTOMOBILE
[Cx-senntor La Rtoche Want. a Yoke
to Make HiJI Machine Go.
William J. La Rebhe, a former New
rork state legislator and leading mnew
er of the Montauk club, Brooklyn,
mes advertised for a yoke of oxen and
chaiuffeur who understands the
neaning of "Gee" and "Hlaw" to draw
its automobile from the garage in
3rooklyn to the agent that induced him
o pay $3,500 for the machine, says the
Jew York Herald.
"I like autoinobiling well enough,"
bir, La Rloche said at the Montauk club
he other night, "but I want an auto
nobile that will go. I have had to do
lo much walking since I bought this
nachine that I believe I could qualify
a a six day match. I am afraid the
igent - passed out a stationary engine
o me, for the only thing It has Over
lone Is to make'a noise. This automo
ile pias 'lost enough things out of it to
milld a subway, and I have used so
niuch lubricating oil and gasoline that
benry H. Rogers ought to put me right
in the #tock market.
"All'I want now is a yoke of oxen
hat will plli that machine over toth
gency where ..I. pufchaqe.d ..It, IbTen I
im# going to hat.,a vaal antomsidias
"'****' San Francisco
is. Co., Newberry, S. C.
ie good news that in the recent c9
y of our people.
luilding was gutted by fire it was fu
pers and records stand uninjured.
tion to remove these records to L<
and where you know we own an,
5 been practically destroyed, yet
ng which, as I said above, was
great, and was chiefly among the
iot with us. So you see, we have
6vhile we. are moving our records ai
such delays and inconveniences a
en will push with vigor and fidelit3
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illy covered by insurance and
>s Angeles where our office
we owned no property here
fully covered by insurance.
poorer industrial classes who
been very fortunate.
id,straightening out our detail,
s may be occasioned by our
r their important work.
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d to Liberal Treatment of Polo
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