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Bishop W. A. Candler on the Mora
Aspects or Artifcially Stimulated
Bishop W. A. Candler in Atlanti
I have had somewhat to say in Th
Joiraml concerning the moral aspect
of artificially stimulated imniigra
tion, and the consequences to thl
south of such immigration. And al
I have saiP is strictly true.
A gentleman of the highest char
aeter wrote me of conditions in Cen
tral Illinois (not southern Illinois
which is largely settled .by Kentuck
ians and Virginians and other Aanor
ican ctocks) which have grown o
what lie speaks, and from my owi
personal acquaintance with the con
dritions in the region of whiohi 1<
writes I am prepared to confirm hi
In further confirmation of what ]
hAVC said, I take two paragraph,
from the Western Christian Advo
cate, a religious paper puoblished it
ONic is with reference to Evans
ville, Ind.W where foreign elemnen
-predomninates and breweries abound
It reads as follows:
''Secretary Mogge, of the Evans.
ville, Ind., Young M3%en's Christian as.
sociation, has sent out watchers, ani
from their lAbors has complied sta.
tistics regarding the relative attend
anec of the churches and Sunda3
theatres by the men and boys of hiE
city of 60,000 inhabitants. Counting
together the Sunday school, the morn.
ing and evening services of twenty
five churches, the total attendance ol
boys was 1,686; of meni, 2,355; total
4,041. Against this he shows foi
seven theatres--the matinee and even
ing performance--an attendance ol
boyi 1,394; men, 4,892; total, 6,286
And this ratter attendance on ti
theatres is in the face of a statue ii
Indiana prohibiting Sunday theatres
The other is rather more general
as 'to the location, covered, but on<
who is familiar with the settlement,
in the Indiana, valley, it is sufficient.
ly definite to be conclusive on the
subject. It reads as follows:
''Spiritual destitution is not con
fined to pagan lands. A correspond.
ent writes us that, in the Indiant
valley where she lives, she found
during the recent floods-many fa.
milies who never saw the inside ol
a church, and she talked with some
young men and women who said they
had never heard of the Resurrection.'
The Western Christian Advocatc
cannot be suspected of any sectional
bias against the regein in which il
is published. It is simply reporting
I have iio bias against that section
of our common country. They havc
great probleims there for the righl
ssolution of which I am profoundly
and symp)athietically concerned. And~
the greatest problem in that part of
our country arises from its foreigi
Nor *am I concerned to show thai
Georgia and the south are free fron
defects and sins. They are not thus
free, and never were. But fortunate
ly we have been free from the diff
eultis of foreign colonies, nyho neith
er speak the English language noi
sympathize .with our social custom
and religious institutions, and I wish
us to continue free from the diff.
oulties 'and perils which such colon.
ies create. We have problems enougi
in the cond(itions that exTist here noiw
without adding this peril of foreigr
The coming of the foreigners among
us in solid blocks, by the methods o1
stimulating immigration which I hav<
called ''artificial,'' is the .thing t(
b)e feared. The .coming of foreigners
in a natural, gradual, and individual
way is not to be deprecated. In this
way we have gotten some of the besi
citizens among us. They eaime, and
settled alongside neighbors of natiV4
American stock, acquired our lasngu.
age, fell in with our ways, adapted
themselves to our institutions, andl
in a word, were assismarel. But iti
the northwest we see what has comt
of having solid blocks of foreigner
brought in, who settled in colonies te
themselves, and who have never be.
come Americanized. Thiey were
brought in blocks by the railway
wh'lo owned landgurnt areas whichi
they wished to sell, and by othiei
devices of .a greedy commercialism
They c ame to get . money, 'and the3
whio by artificijal stimulations brouighti
them to our country brought them ir
*ordor to make money out of them
They were transported hither fron
no higher motAves than those whieci
money-making supTlies and inspires
Multiplied thousands of.them hav<
remained foreigners, and so theii
children' and children's ehildren wi
continue after them. They vote b3
nationalities, being moved by cot'isid
orations utterly foreign .to our eono.
issues that exist- in other lands,
that have no relation to the inter(
I of the United States. And so you i
hear talk of the ''Seandinav
vote,'' the ''German vote,'' '
Polish vote,'' etc., in the states wh
t these solid and impenetrable color
We want nothing in Amer
whether the ballot, be cast by an ad
- ted citizen or by a na-tive Americ
3 but. an ''American vote.' ' The ba
1 box in this coun-try is not the pL
-to settle issues t,hat are up in Bei
- nor the questions that agitate Dub]
Nor do we -want in the Uni
Statos the beer-drinking and wi
drinking customs of some lands.
do not want in the .south Suni
theatres and such like. We do
want the ''continental Sabbath."
is not desired by .the best and mi
thoughtful people in the foreign lat
where such a Sabbath prevails. Th
are those of us who know perfee
well what it means to tie religi4
and moral life of the peoples who
low it. We are not ignoran,t about
evil effects, for we have seen Sor
thing of the world and the nati(
that dwell on the earth. We h1
seen (lie Sabbathlss lands of h1
Sthelidoll and the Sabbatiless la.i
in which a nominal Christianity p
vrils, and we know full well wl
.tihe con-inental Sabbath' does :
the oppression of labor, and the g<
eral demoralization of society.
-We do not. want it inl tihe sou
and we do noti want solid colonies
imen who will demand it. If it shoi
prevail in our section the south wol
soon be no bet.ter land to live in th
the countries from which tihe low
classes of immigrants come. It woi
probably be worse than those eoi
tries, -in -truth; for we .should I
both their evils and our own el
It ca not be denied that we I
native elements among us that wm
like to have all tho (vil thinigs
Vhiv!' n.ention has b-ion made.
have natives who are no better thl
the worst people we c,--uld possil
get from foreign shores. But tl
art not now in a majori'ty and tl
do not control our so-il system. I
when they are reinforced by hml c
ment.s from ibroad they will he
minmant. and they will be increa,.nj
vicions. Just. the othel day a rat
American (judging by hi amne) v
shamclessly demanding, throun:j I
columns of one of our city papers tl
Atlanta should be a "wideopen to
with the lid off." The chief of pol
gave him to understsiwl that his s
vould have to ''move o.l." L:nt
Atlanma had .a huge fcn igi ,pu
t',m. ,ucli as Chicago C. he wol
-ive 'le chief to under: i I that I
m- on on bold be do.e.- by 1he I
le:i.-: ! not by his crow-;: for il
Si'i ud control city poliio.:
some eiti!:. The ''wi -.--. -
generally (rinks bad beer, and spe
broken E?nglish or n-i Enigiish wm
The facts about this whole qu
t.ion of. immigra.tion- a1nd foreine
onies are too wrell knowna for an
ment. It is not worth while for ec
respondents to .try to drawv me -ir
controversy on the subject. I kn
what I am talking about, and ti
know that I know what I am ta
ing about. I refuse to b)e diver
from the issue, and shall on all p
per occasions warn our people agi
artifically stimulated immigrati
Tt means no good for our section.
meanus immeasurable injury.
Our doors are open to any foreij
c.ra who wish to come among us
their own motion and wvho are wv
ing to conform to our type o.f lI
We have many such already among
whom we honor and esteem. But
will ease to get many of t-hat his
cr sort of foreigners when immigra
agents have scoured Europe for si
as thmey can beguile in bulk to<
And 'besides all this, as I have s:
before, we i1eed the land we have
To.be given with a c
'This offer pegins T
ends Tuesday, Jun
keep afirst class line
etc. In Millinery evel
we are in the lead*i
price. Come to see
but order to provide for the natural in
sts crease of population that will come.
vill A too dense population is not de
ian sirable. It means poverty for the
the many and ease for the few. It meaps
ere crowded want and congested squal
lies or. It means ignorance and immor
ality and despair.
iea, All the inmnigrants we can assimi
op- la,te will come to us without invita
an, tion. or artifical stimulation. Shut
Ilot up the iminigration bureaus and call
[ee the ilmigrant agents home.
it. Enlisting the Children.
ted Southern Farm Magazine of Bal
lie timore for May.
We It is easy to imagine the pride
Iot .which children would naturally feel
in that they too are a part of their
ost city. and are doing their share in
ods making it more cleanly, more healthy
r and more beautiful, and aside from
tly any practical results that may be ac
t complishod, it will also tend to in
al- still in the minds of the young an
interest, in civic affairs and will teach
it them to be ever on the alert. to make
f suggestions which may improve the
city. Tils spi.it once engondered
al properly Istered, tdhere is no
ids oubt it will hlave a strong tendency
re- and wholesome effect in producing
)at better and more desirable citizens of
Cor our sons and daughters.
Man of Quick Action.
tt, The quickest action ever noted by
of I. Cincinnati newspaper writer was
ild illtustrateil when he reported a murder
ild case in which one of the witnesses
an was a negro porter in the hotel that
est was the scenp of the killing.
ild The negro was asked how many
m shots lie heard. "'Two shots, suh,''
ve lie replied. ''Hlow far apart were
1 they?'' '''Bout like dissaway,'' ex
plained the negro, clapping his hands
t'wie with an interval of about a see
nd het weei. ' '1Where were you when
o he first shi( was fired?'' ''Shinin'
a, g1e1nnan1's shoes inl duh basement of
n 1duh hotel.'' ''Where were you wi-hen
anl the second shot was fired7' ''Ali
) was a passin' duh Big Fo' Depot.''
e- Politics wVouldii't have any interest
le- for tle average man if it was res
,eA Cordial Invitatio,
tat is extended
i ALL SOUTHERNERS
)rt to visit
'! The JELL-O Booth
d at the
, Jamestown Exposition
. ! Located in Food Products Building at en
trance to Horticultural Court.
We have provided a spacious Rest Room
ak especially for your convenience, where you
.I h may meet friends, write letters, read your
invorite magazine, etc., etc.
Our demonstrators will be glad to serve
e's- you with JELL..0, the dainty dessert, and
o1- Ice Cream mnade from JELL.-O ICE CREAM
.,- Powder, free, and explain how easily they
''ean be prepared for the table.
iTe~ Genesee Pure Food Co., L.a Roy, N. Yi
1k Mica Axle Grease
ro- lengthens the lif'e of the
list wagon-saves horse
an. power, time and temn
It per. Best lubricant in
rin- powdered mica
ill.. ' . formns /
fe. a smzooth,
Ushard coating oni axle, and
'v reduces friction. oti
to /ast anid earn mioney~
mch while it lasts--grease
imr the axles with Mica
tid STANDARDOILt COMPANY J.c.,.orse
ash purchase of $5.00.
uesday, May 14th, and
e 1 1 th. Remember, we
of Dry Goods, Notions,
ry one acknowledges we
workmanship, style and
Rates from Newberry S. C., as fol
Season Ticket $19.55. Sold daily
April 19th to November 30th.
60 Day ticket $16.30. Sold daily
April 19th to November 30th.
15 (lay ticket $14,30. Sold daily
April 19th to November 30th.
Coach Excursion $8.55. Sold each
Tuesday; limit 10 days. Endorsed.
''Not good in parlor or sleeping
Through Pullman sleeping cars, via
Atlantic Cost Line Railroad company.
Write for a beautiful illustrated
folder containing maps, descriptive
mater, list of Hotel, etc.
For reservations or any informa
T. C. White,
General Passenger Agt.
W. J, Craig,
Passenger Tiffic Man-ager,
Wilmington, N. C.
CLEMSON AGRICULTURAL COL
Scholarship and Entrance Examina
tion to Freshman Class.
The exanmination for the award of
scholarships from Newberry county
'1n1d A)MISSION TO FRESHMAN
CLA SS will be held at the county
vour-t. house on Friday, July 5, at 9
a. m. Applicants for scholarships
ay secure blank application forms
froim the county Superintendent of
EAncation. Theso blanks must be
filled out properly and filed with the
county Superintendent before the be
giinning of the examination. Those
taking the examination for entrance
to the Freshman class and not trying
for a scholarship should file their ap
plication with President Mell.
I'lie scholarships are worth $100 and
free tuition. One schola-zhip student
riomn each county may select the Tex
tile course, others must take one of
the Agriuenliral courses. Examina
tion paper will be furnished, but each
applicant should provide himself
wi(h seratch paper. The number of
scholarships to be awarded will be
P. H. Mell, President,
Clemson College, S. C.
We have had
week. One of th
formed us that
one day's work I
form stand of Co
$150 PER MONTH
Why work for a more living when
you can easily clear $7 profit on each
dollar. Work in your own locality.
Sells at almost every home over and
over again. Plan and complete in
struction by return mail for 25 cents
Address. J. F. Clark, Conway, Ark.
NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT
Notice is hereby given that I will
make a final settlement on the estate
of Texana E. Wicker, deceased, in
the probate court, on the 4th day
of June, 1907,, and wjll immediately
thereafter apply for letters dismis
sory as executor of said estate.
David B. Wicker,
4t 1taw. Executor.
Now-a-days the successi
bills by check, where his
Thelpresent way saves tim(
has money at his command,
cash is a voucher for his fini
that it can serve them in mE
THE NATIONAL BANI
in itsunumber of accounts
turers, Corporations and Ini
M. A.ICarlisle. H. C. V
J. A. Blackwelder. Robt. N
B. C. Matthews. S. B. Ai
a big run on WE:
e best farmers ir
his WEEDER pa
ast week by sect
tton where he ust
the contract for
your new build
ing see W. T. Liv
ingston. B e s t
Lock Box No. 59.,
Newberry, S. C
ul business man pays his
grand-sire paid "'in gold."
argues that the merchant
and the Bank holding his
incial standing. Believing
E solicits a further increase
fromn Merchants, Manufac
[oseley. T. B. Carlisle.
lorris. Geo. Johnstone.
Jos. H. Hunter.
r Co .
grasr padrs gl.
EDrgEsa the mecant
an the Bakcodny i
in oici a u nceas
osly it. Buy Carisl.
rois. Ge . hsoe