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ness would not permit. you inten.
tionally to place Representative.
Wyche and Aull in a false positior
before the people of Newberry coun
ty, and that when you see that you
have done so, you will make the re
traction. I explained to you myself
when you were in Columbia during
the session of the legislature the pos
ition of Representative Wyche and my.
self on this question. and also ex
plained it to Mr. R. T. C. Hunter,
who came to Columbia while this
matter was under consideration, and
I also published in The Herald and
News the objection of Representative
Wyche and my.zelf. which was handed
to Mr. ('othran! sc a member of the
free conference c-nmitte on these
amendment-. A you know. th p:e
;PV 0(e' 1110'sc. ' 'I , I y\
,aact ye-ar IT a1 See o1:E.
die e COU
until ."our yasha1 expiredi from
mhainiae .ha: p n thie :e:iS
lature '(, b)U t ratherT thAn1 jeopardize the
paszaWe 0of the CryChrnAct,
e onse.,tcd t, the S(.ae amendments,
Mr. 11unter wenrit so far as to say,
to me that he would rather ee the
Carev-C'thra:. Ad defeated than
that there should be the pribility
of an eetion in this ceunty this
year. I told him thato wbi: I aZreed
with him as to the election. I could
not go to the extent of preferring the
defeat of the Carey-Cothran A(t.
I am sati4fied. Mr. Editrr. that I
explained this same matt-r to you
in deta6i during' the session of the
le:rislattre on yoeur visit to Clumbia,
ad I at s, Irp risei that youP woulde
In i;uite a ] iff-re-t rit 1 on by the
(j ues tiond wih ylivmi have' a 4: ed.
In th S e t a venI . h.I w -r j. tV *e I amI
mistakein ini ni rIeolectionl tha't I
eX)laine( th I e act In of Represe..ta
tive Wyche and myself to you as to
these armfendero:nts, the f(,llowin, ap
jears in tle editorial coltun 1-f The
Herald and News of February 19,
wlice has reereice diirectly to th'.
objection raiseil by Hepre-sentative
WyChe and mv-elf to th le senate
'1am.1;0el(h1nents anid as no dlol)t you.l
eIIl 'Tee' llirahl anil News yot iiI-t
have hadl knwlee! of ouir positionl.
Of '-co r-se I t ake it for ' 1rantel that
you under41.1st.1a1 th it ile only wa in
which dihfer hces het ween the tweo
houses as to 111enienliillts can be set
tled is by coil Ference a1,1 free coifer
Vie n1ittee(s. '114 our '-nly oJ
poret iniiy I' elbjeet lee the sena:te
iline lient,c was ti cc- Ih 0 re
ciiiler ecee e iin it t ee in I ou e b-I
jet elin' as hiere -t:ileet w\1er ublit
Iced te NI r. ('elthcran ine writ ine. andee
signede by* Mr . Wyvche andii mysv.elfI:
"The aitnenidinents as5 to Nec~wbercry
county were ntie acepCtablle to the
represenitat ive's frint Newberr'y inl
thle houese an td seve*ral oti.her ecunties
wver-e in I lle sueillie condalit iiin. NI i.
Wycebee cii N r. Auiilliniewiry
liaiill- eo tie Vieree d tnifren 2c ee e
iiiittee Ireici tIle lcoeec a it-re ielest that
t1c Jiecro i~.in ai. t-l uclI ilelrtisii this
Iea ilsei Ied !e b I ho -Ci:le ni i fi-l
ueil le b e l eneiciilT ill, alalid alco a
i'(e1iiesl t lii I thle uhielcl ien by tI Ie
setinili teo provide feer Ithe pi nt-)II
lilenlt cf thle e-cunty boar on! ec hle re
eeliinendaltioni eel the legislative dele
j.it ieon1c beeo conie-ced in, alal an
oterllec rdehiiest that ine the evenit ac dis
liensary~ shuheell bc estabulish,ed the
profeits slchul geo onie-thirdl toe the
town-i or city ini wich- lhe dlis
penisarIy wats leneteel, andi I wo-thiirds
toe thle impreoveliet f elhe pubillie
roadiis. The senacute isistedl uponi its
iiieineb eiin ctiean , Ithe'refe , thlee re..
estc-Is were niot grane ld.
eint numeri eef seinalers lhad nocti
flee<lithe free confen ic c om-'ti ciit tee
t hatI if t hese am nenduenti s o ffered! by
the sente wterVQe niot adopJted,l thait
the-y wou(lldlihaige thleuir voles acndl
probily defea I th IIle pas-oiage of t he
Thleis, of courcse, is all! feoreigun t.
lhe issue, but as you hiave r'aisedl it
I have felt that it. should ho answer
0(d, and so far as I am personahll
concerned, I have never heen in favoi
and have never advocatod the ap
pointment of constables to enfore<
the whiskey law, even tunder the ok
dispensary law, but under the ,Car
ey-CoLlhran Act, the situation is en
makes it the duty of the sheriffs an<
t.heir deputies, the magistartes amc
town4 oflilt enfrce h law,l atu
only when they fail to do so is
* the duty of the governor to appoin
optbles speolally for that purpost
I desire to assure you again that
I know it was the prerogative of the
governor to appoint constables, but
that he should exercise this preroga
tive under the Carey-Cothran Act
only after those officials, whose duty
it is made to enforce this law, have
failed to perform that duty and that
I did not expect him to consult me
about it and despite your
insinuations to the contrary,
I am not in the least offended
because he did not. The question
finally resolves itself, as stated above,
into this: Either you charge and be
lieve that these regularly constituted
ee whose duty it is under the
Car.y-Co:hra!, Act to enforce the
hIv. have failed to do so, or there is
n n.-es-ity for the appointment of
abli *r t.his county.
aI- n it her one or the
- -.- i+it-ms. .nd I shall
:eh ever one
T.b it u cessarv.
n be laid upon the tax
7is ufiele:niv elear
a.:d courteous that it
he ecesar :C prsue the
: e n.I dezsife tL- say that
econ:.m so far
I I:r. c:.ee ard I tink my
:e :will bear
e a ent that I was
*:. .o' I'w members who endeav
.e M. hd down the appropria
: a: we miht reduce the
ev botha state and county and raise
Z1fficrit money to meet the expenses
of the "overnment.
Apr.l I1. 1967. E. H, Au1l.
The Appointment of Constable.
Editoliar in Observer. April 16th.
"How great a matter a little fi:-e
kind!:th." The appointment of a
constable at i2 a d&v and exrensez
eaul.e :1rty t1iem m(re lamentation
al)oit ''expenses'' than the -pend
:...f 1.400 fr a new e, urt house.
We cp o.n the -econd lAe .f The
i.ernark ,i' the Ierali
p.:. - Mr. T. . iliari- a
cn t e fr :(.Jilulv. ,u conl
tPrjiary i not lea.-edi-nut that it
obj-et.: to the cOiontable hil-elf; but
he~ ~ tinuk' t he apponinment wvas not
Iece*arv. Aiid as a meunber of th?i
le-i-iature he evidently thinks he
shoiul have been consulted about it;
in which view Senator Blease and
.pr(ser. tatWive Wyebe conceir-thev
al-o takiii,, oveasion to say, when
ca 11,d ) un by ir cot ernp ora1y. that
they did not re-arl the aji nment
of a co:table neces,;arv. The
S01natOr' thikS it " a birdhilip ,n the
tax;iayver-. of thi county.'' epresen
" will Siiply add expen-'s to the
("M:.! V. Whivl ar r '-: a ! v T-reat
- *f!ip.' The l((- i r> j a:
hepilli*n for thle app;oxI:1neat of
Mr. \\'illian - ,- con-table wa't not
pre.'-'ited to himn that hie was niot
coonlted, and~ that if hie had been
consul ted he " 'wouild have opposed
lie appoi rtmenit." ' Itlepresenitative
Aull says he " 'would not have recoum
mowh-dem the appoE,iintFient."' lOipren!-(~
i a iv'' \'ivehu. -a v.- lhe " wemi!dh have
11I:, i e ii f prbal' thatfj the J)ov
1ition h:ah rPX-fn to opi,f t all th ;
In ia probablyh I.xp!.aini-. ini part
atI lea.t, why the! pe'titioni waIs no't
pre-eintedI to them, anid why they
werie :.ot consiuiltIed. Butt V.hlv -hioubhl
they( bei coni.uiltedl* I t was~ not a mat
ter t hat reuired beinrg refherured to
the dlelegat ion. The appointment
d(oes iiot haIvP to be( con,firmIe'd by the
senatl Ie. It is p,ecul iarly the pireroga
t ie of thIie go.verno(r to ap jpoinut con
lib-s e is respjonsibhle for, the cin
fo,r'niuuiit oft the di-pensary law, anid
hi' has a rightlt to~ get his inflorma'~
ItiIion from an sourceP hie pleaseP.. ft
i<i nat uralt aind toi-bei-ex1pted, Mespeci
ally sine he favors proihibitionu, that
ini prolihition cotuities he will con.
suilt meinu wvho( nterftaIin like views.
Andu' it is niattural andi to-be-expiected
that -it izenas enttertningii satell views
shoul ask for t.he appoinitment of a
cnistabl he who, they ha ve r"asoun to
biI eliv, wil hielpij umo'st ef fec(t i vely in
Oura co(t emnporary says the p)etition
for the' appoint(mentt of' Mr. WVilliamsuu
''had 52 signiatuires to it.'' That num
her was ;4uff'le,iCnt for the object in
view, as the result showed. There was
n ro attanopt to get a long petition. If
we understand it right, everybody
signed who was asked to sign-hun..
.(dreds more would have done likewise.
SThe fifty--two who did sign Is a pret
Ity good showing as against the three
I who( say they would not have signed
I --tand they are all 55 simply citizens,
I with "'equmal righits," in a matter like
I this; for- there is no ''specinl privil
t ego" lhere by reason of being a mom.
.bohr of the legislature, Slo, there was
no reasoit,whateer wh y shout
be consulted by either, i governe
or by those who wished appoint
ment. of Mr. Williams ."constable
But Senator Blease say he "doe
not think that it was neeessarv fo
the appointment of a consta'ble.
Then it might be asked Why did th
senator put into the Carey-Cothra
act an amendment authorizing a
election on the question of bringint
the dispensary back to this count;
this year, although the people ha
voted the dispensary out with th
understanding that the question wa
settled for four years? And why di,
Representatives Aull and Wyche per
mit that an:e:dmlent to go throtgi
the house without objection? And
what does it mean that numerns
pet itim:L have been indust ri':usl.'
eircula:::. i:: t :is county for wecks
pa-t ask : : :e superVisor to orei
ayf I there i
d - .-0 why should a-y
bd : aries bavck in
NX C r -Yi what be
B:it the ''exp'ex ~ sWhy thi-Z si
den spasm .. te y I Has there
1ee- the san:e ude coneerninz
-1her 'per.s'-the sanme -,e:,er
reg.ard for :he 'taxpayers.'' The tax
,ayiers of the county can build a .'43.
court house: but it is a "-hard
hip'' for theni to have to pay the
expenses' of a constable to en
force the law. The people can be
required to meet other "expenses'
for which no sort of "necessity'' has
been shown: but they are too poor
,p fXr having- the law enfore?..
Who protested against the appoint
rme:t of the constables and the send
i . . e:I iit, this countv. at the
u:sty '.s expense '-'. when they were
-ent here before the adoption of the
Carey-C--thran law ? One might think
fr(rn tie remarks of our cotenpor
ar a::- te int-riews with) Son.- (
:he dule ein that ,uch a thine as a
:was ver heardI .i
N 7b'r l .:f're:. T'heie were ,-n
rup t- the time 4 :lc
f-'pti of the Carey-Cothran act.
Mr. Williams is not the first con
- :at Newberry has had. Of
4ur-e Mr. Williams has to be pai.
He ought to be pail: and there is ev
ery 1eason to believe that lie iB zo
in;- to (orie as near earning his "ex
Pe-n:(-' as any constable that has
ever r-ve- in the coui::. Why the
Prt -t in this case and *..: in the
p re vi'- ee ? The erh:.-: had to
pay the "expenss'' the:- a :-ell a
nr- . T e -exp nse ''ai ..,!reatei
wr- as no-hi a " hard ' a' shen as
w. Whether ther Cone out of a
-pe(ial tax' or " l rdinarv
- i.' (V (;'.' twho -:.a tria
.r i i- a- t' e . .-!t o
'IIh. joh who p;..y..-A N5,000f
'ourt house' that they dhii :.. ask for,
w.ill niot ob.ject to J'ayin:: a -mall sum
for the enforceent of a law that
they dlid ask for. Better hy far the
old courthouse than rne new if the
fear of ''expenses'' for eniforcing
the law and the talk ahmiut ' 'hard
ship on the taxpayeris of thei ('oun..
ty.' areato be ujsedg to prot(ect the .Jno.
raasand thle Btob, orit erieldIs
ndtheir ilk and baeku.r, from the
"i:.sejiuie. of1 thle vi',hntion of the
ha -.the ham that the ub ite people
of the county have es.tablJished by
thi votes. WVhi' (a i for court
h'u-es if the law is to be violated
with :mpmty a-.d blind tigers art
to have their way?
As to what is said about the en
fori'(emien3t o,f thle a w ini thIiis counit3
hithbert o--well, Mayor' Brown dleser.
ves the thbanks of' the cit izens of New
berriy for what the hias done, and so d<c
anyr policemn whio lhave beiped him
Bu t theiri ,jur isxdie in is conIi ned en.
tiely to the city. They have nothing
to do with the shipmnent of' liqutor t<
hlairs *ur to Silver Street or to Po
umi'ria or- elsewhcere than Newberry
and nothIing to do with tiIhe selling o:
it otide the niarriow limits of thi
nmuicipainlity. What the mnagistrate
outside the city and their' constableu
lhave dlone to enforce the law-h
p)eopJle kno asJW1 mutch about that a~
the newspapers. We will not discus
it. They need not, and we ventulr
to sny will not, bcafuse of the ap
polnbmen,t of a constable, relax an;
efforts they may have made herote
fore to enforce the law. If, howevea
''other offlcuars of the county fee
that they are somewhat rollievs o
the responsibility inasmuch as sel
machinery is provided for thet pal
ticnlar law''-If they are to mnak
t-he appointtment of a constableo
hindrance insteadl of a helhp ty ther
in the pe,rformance oif their duhW
why all we can say Is that tho flOg
they are '"reli,ovd'' of all omlAln r
sponsibillty the hotter for the POt
ple whom they profess to serv
S. B. JONES'
IS THE PLAE TO GT
Good Things to Eat
ION SHORT NOTIOk AND
AT MODERATE PMOR&
SOyters on Half ShelL Oysters any
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Everything that the market affords.
Patronage of Ladies Solicited.
Opposite Newberry Hotel Office and
Next Door to Pool Room.
LOOK FOR THE SIGN
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Best steak ........... 12 1-2 ets.
Other cuts from 6. -,and 10e. per lb.
Pork 12 1-2 cents per lb.
Steak Pork 15 cents per lb.
Oysters, oest 40 cents per quart.
Fish, etc. Near Senn's store.
SHINGLES-I have plenty of shing
les. Call and get prices.
0. W. LeRoy.
FORGET THE WAY
That's the place to get
good fresh things
We keep new goods
coming all the time.
Full line of staple and
fancy groceries always
Fresh bread from Co
lumbea every day.
Yours to please,
At Factory Prices.
Write us at once for our special plan
of payments on a Piano or Organ.
If you buy either instrument through
us, you get a standard make, one
that will last a life-time. Write
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interests are always taken into cc
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J. S. Wheeler. Vice. Presidnt
I tures sod by rresonsible
3 I SAMPLE BOTTLE
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09 ATEA CASPCER e
Shor Not aoice Vr
J. W . WHITE.Se,3.)Ow
ce of Fruit
vored, Is the direct result of sup)ly
7 to 12 per cent. of
i a place In the library of any fruit
Atlanta, Ga.-1224 Candler Building
3 the Best.
ATE AND OIL CO.,
n, S. C.
litle savings now mean sub
ims of savings make the flood
e one which you hide away;
lable to turn up missing. A
)lace in this Bank where it is
When left with us there is
)roperly cared for and your
iusideration. A reliable finan
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not become one?
J. F. Bowne, Cashier.
on,fa surorto' the ocin andi
"il'r der:' i e *y ho e s " as0 t 35
rgeat ma:iode wShiskey house n the wforld.
1 ulqarts of Caoina Wh se and 0
--'plentay.* a -mie'*otl *iar.
eliver th abose exrspi au heom re
yers east of Mlssl& Rve residng
~xrss. mcast wthre and addes
CO.,. Inc., Roanofte, Va.
An examination for teachers wi
eld( on Friday, April 19th, 10
ririthmetic, algebra, geography,
subjects such as English, gr
LO o'clock, a, m. Besides the or
tory, physiology, and hygiene,
tions will be submitted on 1
Mistakes in Teaching, Pete
Civil Government andl current
The exsniination for white t
will be held in the office of the
superiratendent of education, f
araa teachers in the court ro
J. S4 Wheele