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state dispensary inl the Conlgaree l.a
let her float on towards Charlesto
The Brice bill was well for tihe stat
The people of tihe counties should .1
allowed to settle the question indq
the lirice bill. The Brice bill gai
pure democracy. He was opposed I
the state dispensary, and in favor <
the citizenship decidinig the count
question for themselves.
He favored con pu Isory edticatioi
and lie had made a speech in the hion,
in favor of it.
The negroes were now getting a
education while tile children of pot
men like himself, whose children wei
in the factories and on the farm
were not going to school.
It was the duty of the people to c
operate inl (Ile enforeenieit of law.
We shouh4 act manly and be me
and assert oilrselves uiponl the gram
issites before lie people.
He had eideavored t, cNrry o1
every pledge ie had Ilmie two yeai
ago, and if re-elected hie should stain
where lie stood two years ago, an
that was for the right.
He hld urged the supervisol to 11
as ecoinomicl ias possible Ile ie]
tle purse srings of lite pelople aln)
if ithe peolde ehected a eoptetent sill
ervisor. the expenses of Ile eotit
would soon be Iateridllv decrealsed.
Ile diselnssed far labor cotn!t
havinig advocated increasing the pet
ally for their violation.
le advised the people to he me
atnd vote for t hose they believe
would best represent them inl the leg
Dr. C. T. Wyche
who hais signed tle pledge, and who i
in the rIce, was not present.
A shower (f rain after Mr. Taylor
speeeh seattered tile crowd.
Jno. K. Aulll.
Dr. C. T. Wyche
joinled dhe caaip 1n party 1t ll
Pleas.n( on Wednesday. lie Said I
ha11d been un--ei 1) imake the rlace hi
many1113, per-sos f-om all parl-ts of th
co.uint v '11141 .1 li t last emisenle(I (t
offer I'or the h-lisl:tr111e. IIv favore
a sire 1,11(ld bill and stolid for th
St.t dispens a y ns tihe best s(l1utiIi
of Ile H4liuor 41westion thai1t had v
The mIleetinl- of Mt. Pleasamt wn
it very pleasalnt tnt andh was hlargl;
atteldedv. Tho bIr)e14u1 WIS fir.s
class and "'ood cieer prevaiehod.
PRESBYTERIAN PRAYER BOOK.
Some Churches Refuse to Recogniz
Innovation Recently Author
lien a twolmian is sveen on her wa
to or from cliirch on Suiday bearin
a prayer book it is no lonIIer safe
infer that she t ternds a Cathiolie4 o
aln 1'piscopal cllm-eh. She may be
Presbyterian earrviiig lie New Boo
been 1)mb)lish ied with aiuthlor i y of thI
Presblyteriani General Assembly.
For three years a special commlilit te
oin forms anid services of thle genert
assemibly, headed by the Rev. D1
Hen'iry Van Dyvke, lhas been workini
on t his niew~ prayer hook. Thle fire
copies of1 thel comp11leteid boouk v:ei
received from th Ile P resbyteriani Off
eial Board of1 Publientions oni Saitm
T1hie ap)proval of thle genlI assen
bly' to lie iiinnovatlion of a prayeru boo
f,oir use in P~reshyte criana cliurchles wa
not obta1 ind withioutt ai striLuggle, ned
wvill it he puussibhe to introduce til
books into( iiidnilal chtucs with
Presbyterians, espiecially t hose<
Scoteh descent, look iipoin thle innovi
tioni in the church as savoring of R<
manism or Ep)iscopalianiism. The beo
Iliat could be doiie in the general at
semibly was to secure its permissih
ap)provail, and the title pafge of I11
book bea rs thle announcement, ' 'FP
volunita ry use in the churches. ''
Now that the Presbyterian pray<
book is puiblishied, however, all tha
remains for those w~ho( oppose it isi
refrain from its use, and it is predie
ed by Presbyterian leaders that mar
churches ill so refrain. In the ens
howvever, and in the large cities of tI
country, the new book is expected
be largely used.
Women will be interested to kno
that in the mnarrige service the woi
'obey" is omnitted.-New York Time
Pater--(2 a. m.)-Oh, drat it
Mater-You must, expect babies I
cry when they begin teething.
Pater-This one's been crying eVE
since he began hairing.-Boston Trar
"So you are still unmarried," salt
the girl friend. "Yes," answered Misi
Cayenne. "And wvhen I see the disap
pointments of the girls who are mar
.$ed I begin to believe there is, aftet
11, something in this doctrin of the
}' irvival of the fittest."-Washingtom
THE CANDIDATES "
AND THEIR VIEWS '
T HOW THEY TALE TO THE PEO- I
0 PLE. bi
Y Impressions of Those Who Would Be to
Governor-How They Appear sO
Before The People. a[
Zack MeChee in State. Pl
n It is searcely correct to say thre is
iare no clearly defilned issues in the P,
race for governor, and yet there is of
so iucli confusion that each candi- in
date, after all his claims of having t
a distinctive platform, is in a fix Pt
somewhat similar to that of a certain oI
cadidate for alderman in Spartan- 1"
'e burg a few years ago. Asked what co
i his platform was, lie replied: "I ei
Shlianven't got anly IIlatform. I'm ti
.1 ust running on my man.'' These can- o
<lidates to a very great extent are
running on their" and that ev
is why a little chat about t1hem may "o
be valuable as w.ell as intoresting. anl
Martin F. Ansel. an1
Nearly every camdidatefor vern- ho
or has a fling at Ansel. Ansel smiles, Ih
I an1 no matter what thev say, le does "
no lore thaln smile. ITe never re- en
plies. None of them aense hiim of dis- fii
honor nor of anythingi meaner than oil
what they call ''straddling'' tle issue. .p
n Col Sloan in his unique style the other shI
llday pietured him at the battle of si
King's Mountain, with his forces part. all
of them on one side of tle mountain his
and part of them on the other, by CXI
which tactics the eloquent colonel de- up
Cl'red Anisel would have "iplayed rai
thlunder.'' On another occasion the til
colonel spoke of Anselv's two horses, eI
'"one called 'Prohibition' and the 110
other "Whiskey Jacks.-'' MeMahan up
refers disparagingly to Aiisel as the er
As you like it candidate.'' Manning ca
0 declares that if Ansel is willing that gem
v the people shall "have what they tel'
e phlease ' ' in 11lie matter ot'f "liCker'' S
-) -which is the only subject of differ- "e,
I ene. debate. or dispute-then lie st"
, t,ears that shild Ansel hetome ) 4V- It
1 i (1r1 ' lie wmuld be willing to let tle
p' 'pie ''do as theylea\ ' Some
of them reler. Io a stanldinl. offer A. to
s It. Willinains once had il Gireenville an
v 4f a 1rize tor, tlie man who would tell a tt
1; him where Ansel stands or ever stood an
on amnythin. All the time Ansel sits to
on tle stand and smiles genially, the hill
coirne's of his sandy motiustache eur- cai
ling up around his nose and his blue th<
eyes beaminCr goodnaturedly. When wii
llhe "ets upl to speak, hie makes the hii
same speech, with the Variation of str
scarcely a syllable, a gesture or an ha,
inflection, that. lie made the day be- wh
V fore and has made in 22 counties of mc
tlie State. Some one has said that of
L) Anmsel, it' he is elected, will have lit- sih
r eally smiled himself into office. le att
stats ouit with an expression of belief in
k that it is a "hiIh and hlonorable of- La
tfiece'' lit is seeking and that lie con- hui
e sideirs it a1 inoble amibit ion'' with ro<I
Sline of Wagon
,makes. Call i
sure to sell yo
Ilich le js Possessed. le tols the
lople, that it is theirs to give, and
asks them to look at him and see
he is not the proper man to give
to. Here he always injects ''though
am not running on my good looks,"
it some of the campaign party are
>t inclined to take this diseliamer
o literally. As Col. Sloan would
y that is only one of Ansel's "met
ihors." le declares with emphasis
at he "started life with ,a jack
ane and a hand saw,'' and that lie
"not ashamed of it." He then ex
aines that lie would. like to talk
drainage, of river navigation, of
imigration, and of good roads, but
at he nuist hasten on to the all im
lrant subject of ''licker.'' He is
posed to the system of a State dis
isary aid wants the people of each
utity to have the privilege of de
lig by popular election whetlher
Oy shall have a county dispensary
prohibition. He says nothing wlhat
"merk feae-u,-Tseh'.- eta lupupu
or about high license. He cites the
anty dispensaries in North Carolina
d Georgia as examples of success,
d tells how regular reports could
matle to the county grand jury, to
.judge anld so forti. He argues
Ihi 'he people lint if 'they are
Pable of managing their own ar
i's in respect to other matters, they
Jht to be able to do it with roe
,et to this. "Greenville county
Mid no say wvhIat Lancaster countv
Ill do about its own affair. Then
of a sudden, at a certain place in
speech after expounding his pe
Ilession, and no mon can prejudge
a little nearer, leans over the stand,
ses his rirht hand and declaims in
inderous tones. ''But. follow citiz
, I stand for something higher and
iler than liquor.'' And lie takes
the halance of his time in a rath
platitiudilnois on1o-coilmittal advo
y of education, in a more or less
eral sort of way. Ansel does not
his " Farewell. Brot her Crawford'
ry. Fouir years a;,o lie came very
Lt beinl elected governoi' on thal
ry. But t ehis yar t ime is too-short.
would take t'ullV half of it to tell it.
Cole L. Blease.
I'lere are (i ways tor a speaker
hold he attention of an audience
I make tle audienie remember hiII
er it is over. Onle is to praise the
lience to the skies, and the other is
pitch into them like t'ie dickens.
lase, more than any of the otleri
ididates studies his crowd and
lh he does not always give them
at they want, they always listen to'
a. The other (ay at Lancaster, a
ong prohibition county, where they
I voted out the dispensary and
ere the crowd that came out to the
'ting OVideItly felt proud of it and
a milld io do it again if occasion
mid arise, Blease made a vigorous
aick oni Prolhibition; not prohibiition
general either, but prohibition in
neaster, Which lie declared wvas a
mbug aiid a farce. ''You got a bar
'im hown her'e in the exprIess office,
it all the infc
3, and our lir
s and Buggih
dnd you know it,'' he hurled at them.
They stood this. Bit when he said,
"'There's more liquor driik in an
caster county now than there was be
fore you voted out the dispensary.'
''That's not so I That 's not so'' eame
from every direction in the crowd.
Blease knew they did not agree with
him, but he saw he had their undivid
ed attention, aud that was what he
was working for. And elsewhere, this
shrewd politicitn, whose chief pride
is that lie is a sherewd politician
studies his crowd, and makes them re
member him. His speeqhes vary more
than any of the others. In the low
country he attacked Manning. In the
uip-country he will attack Ansel.
It is -did to be a soie point with
Blease, who is the only former Till
manife in the bunch, that Ben Till
man is supporting Manning. This is
why Blease so dramatically pictures
Manning, and along with him Sloan.
as two) opponents of the dispensary
having a dream in which they saw a
star marked ''Way to the Governor's
Mansion.'' And on the spot, says
Blease, always throwing back his head
and holding ill) a drinking glass to his
lips, they cry
''From now on I consecrate
My all to thee.
0 Ben Tillman's State dispensaree.
Blease says lie is the only original
dispensary man in the race, the only
Driginal ''reformer,'' arid he stands
now where he did in 1890. He tells
them, if they do not vote for him the
)nly logical man for them to vote for
is -Joel E. Brunson, prohibitionist.
'hiese other fellows are all fakes. His
id Brunson's, lie says, are the only
two clear-cut. straightforward plat
Corms. One of Blease's stock argu
nents against Ansel's county dispen
-ary plan is this: ''If you can't con
:rol three men in Columbia how are
6on lroing to control 120'scattered all
wer the State?'' Nobody makes re
d that ''Vou''-meaning the people
1o whim lie is immediately taking
would have not hii-u wlatever to do
with iontrolliiiz the 120 men all over
le State. Blease says it with such
111 air of finallit v that soiehowmv the
l'emark seems to o.
lease openly ()pploses the ednieation
if the ne.-ro. and advocates abolish
in the State college for ne.groes at
Drangeburg. Hle says lie is opposed to
taking money raised by taxing the
white man to educate the ne:ro. He
does not dwell on these things. le
mentions them only to raise a Vel]
from the crovd. and lie always gets
Joel E. Brunson.
Brinson sonetimes makes the
char-e that A. C. Jones is not a prohi
hitionist blut is in favor of ''local op
tion.'' allowing each county to decide
for itself whether it will have a dis
pensary. high licensed barrooms or
pro41llhibition. Jones gets pill and in
dirnanitly denies this, but he has to
in*ject into Bruns.on 's peec ithout
We are har
le of Buggies
r, we ask no
ss than you h
, get our pric
W. E. PELHA
We sell Sure Remedies
us is Reliable. We guar,
faction with every packap
When your doctor wri
bring or send it to us. C
preparing medicines. \N
practices; we use purest
make our highest aim to
wishes. Our prices are r
THE BANK OF
Capital Stock - -
Interest allowed at rate of 4 pf
Special attention to farmers'
small, none too large to enlist our
to meet and greet you. Call in.
A. G. Wise, President. (
J. F. Browne, Cashier.
Board of D
N. L. Black. A. H. Hawkii
S. S. Birge. J. S. Wheele:
C. P. Boozer. G. Y. Hunter
Best Stoves a
can posSibly s
idling thne cele
can't be beat
more for our
ave been payi
:es and terms
>erry. S. C.
M &t SON,>
What you buyof
Lntee Absolute Satis
,e sent out.
tes your prescription
ur main business 18
e allow no Slip-shod
medicines only. We
carry out the doctor's
Newberry, S. C.
TY, S. C.
- - $25,000,00
- - 12,160.00
.r cent. on time deposits.
accounts. No account too
best attention. it is a pleasur
. Y. Hunter, Vice.re dent.
Hunt, Hunt & Hunter, ttys.
Is. P. B. Warner
r. J. F. Browne.
A. G. Wise.
ecure about X
bratedi Fish n
high cla J
ng for otherI
and we are