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MEETING OP A PULLMAN CAR.
Story of How Tillman Rammed the
Pitchfork Home for the Bene
fit of John D. Rockefeller.
A special from Wasiingtu: to th3
Columlbia State says:
Now iere is the way ii happened,
that hlistorie meet"ting betw een T1ill
man anid lo' wk1efll, ,r R ekefeller
and Tillml:in. w:dehever *:1 is tell
in; : : it as lhis is told yl the
plitctork s 1atIor of e it is Till
man and Rockefeller. The senator
has just returned and tells about it
efelier sou2ht the interview: dun't
forget that. The senitor wants this
clearlv ulnderstood. espe"cially siA.ce
some of hi. collCag'u;s i1 the sc nate.
who rAld thle di ,pru- h i's about the
meetIn. in a Pullman ea:. have been
chalr:iln the frien( of the people
with hohnobhing with plutocracy.
Here's the way it happened:
"A fellow came to my seat. in a
Pullman ear.'" explaine1 the sena
tor "and spoke to me. He had sun
shine in his face. and I said to my
self this fellow -whoever he is is an
optimist. I supposed it was some
fellow who had heard me speak in
the senate or at some of the chau
"" -'m Mr. Rockefeller,' he said
very simply. Of course I recog
nized him, and of course I invited
him to take a seat besid, me. He
sat down and we talked until I
reached my station, which was about
an hIr. I sho1uld say.
"Mr. Rockefeller did not mention
legislation. the recent panic nor in
any way i:ltilmate that he had any
more leney thanl I h ad. and you
may be sure that I did not say any
thing" a.out it. I say this because
the -orv sent out about our meeting
did Mr. Rockefe!ler an injuistice.
"I got in some talk. though. on
my own hook. Mr. Rockefeller
seemed interested in the country
through which we were passing and
he plied me with questions as to the
value of the land and the character
of the people. That was my oppo
tunity. I remembered that he had
been credited with giving away $35,
000.000 for educational purposes last
year, and I called attention to th,
expressions of Andrew Carnegie and
philant.hropists of that ilk in favor
of giving more money to Tuskegee
and other schools for the negroes.
I to.ld Mr. Rockefaller that ithere
were millions of whites in the south,
whites descended from pure English
and Irish and Scotch. who were liv
ing there pover'ty strieken and igno.
rant, poor beeause of their ignor
ances and that the northern milliona
ries never thought ,of helping therii.
and I warmed up to the subject in-.
jeeting some vitriolie Tillmanisms
int:o the conversation here and
* The senator paused in his story in
* order to comp)le.te a laugh that inter
fered with his flow of language. He
wan exploding like a gasoline motor
exhaust as he continued:
"You 'know that Mr. Rockefeller
is so used to giving orders that he
just exclaimed in an ordinary tone:
as if ~hat was all there was to it:
"'That will have to be remedied.
Such a eenditica must nit be.'
"'Well, sir. it 'sounded so much like
Theodore Roos?.it that I couldn't
help thinking howv much I'd like to
get tNose two fello~ws togetler.
"'We went on talking and I told
him how the New York moneyed
-crowd run our Southern railroads. I
had a chance to get in a good rap at
the condition on the Southern at the
junetion near Aiken, S. C. The train
. come down there with Pullman cars
-for the millionaires bound for Aiken
:and day coaches for the poor peopl2
going on down the line. The poo~
-people get out and sit a.round an old
w~ay station while the train carries
the millionaire-I think I called
them d-- millionaires in talking tc
Mr. Rockefeller--on to Aiken. Ther
the train comes back and picks ut
the poor people. 'The train is sched
*aled to run right through and th<
railroad folders do not anounce this
diserimination in favor of the riel
"We talked on, Mr. Rockefellei
seemingly interested, until I reache
my station. I got out and that i
the last I sa;w of him. .I didn'
mention Standard Oil and neithe:
Senator Tillmnan 's colleagues pro
nonnce him vindicated.
MR. BRYAN ON CURRENCY.
Outlines His Views After a Recel
tionr at National Capital.-Fa
vers the Oklahoma Planu.
Win. J. Bryaar was asked in Waal
ington to name his choice for a ru
ning mate in the event of his nommn
iionl at Denver. Mr. Bryan laughun:
ly replied: "I shan't tell. That
too bold a question.''
To the newspaper men he said: C
"You may say that my coming to
Vashin."ton was not to consult any
men :r set of men as to whether or I
not I ou-ht to be a candidate for the
nomination. I have not put that
question to any man, nor shall I.
The peopla, n>t individuals, have the
sole right to decide that point. I
am not here to solicit support for
myelfI as a. possiblet candidate. I a
1ev'r solicit individual support. I
ne1' r asK anV man to vote for me.
In the past when I was before the r
people as a candidate, my efforts to e
ubltain votes have been e,nfined to
statements of my views.''
Asked about the story published in (
soie (uar ers that Former United t
States Senator Jones. Oliver H. P. I
1h'.;nIont and others cume to Lim a TJ
day (r so a,o and told him h1? was i
rot the logical candidate for the a
Democratie nominaLon, urged him
not to run and promised to oppose
him if their advice should not be
regarded, Mr. Bryan said:
"-There is not a shred of truth in
that. story. No one has advised me
not to be a candidate. I saw Senator
Jones and we did talk politics, but
nothing as such reporte:1 occurred."
Mr. Bryan before leaving the capi
tol dictated in response to a request
the following interview. setting forth
his views on the financial situation:
"Lack of public confidence is what
drives money out of circulation. Re
store public confidence, and money
returns to its accustomed channels.
For lack of confidence the best rem
edy is, insurance of bank deposits,
and I have urged upon the' arious
States an:1 colrress the passage of
some measure similar to the law
adopted Iby Oklahoma. This pro
vides for the creation of a. guaranty
fand by assessments upon banks in
proportion to their deposits. and au
thorizes the banking board to make
such assessments from time to time
as may be necessary to restore the
guaranty fund when it is lower, by
the payment of money to dapositors
of failed banks. -
"This permits the resources of all
the banks to be the resources of -ach
bank, and insures each depositor
a;ainst loss. The Oklahoma statute
permits national banks to take ad
vantage of the iState lasw and a na
tional law should permit State banks
to come in under the law.
"As to an elastic eurrency, I
think provision eould be made for
sufficient elastielt; in times of eim:er
gency by. a law providing for the is
-sue of United States notes, such n:otes
to he loaned by the government to
the banks upon adequate sec.urity
a d at ra tes of linterest which
wou'ld compel the retirement of the
not', when the emergency is over. I
suppose nearly all m'em.bers of eon
gress and senators favor sonie provi
sion for an emergency currency. The
Democrats .as a rule, favor a system
under twhich the governmient will is
sue and control the volume of emer
gency currency, while the Republi
cans favor some system under which
it would be issued and controlled by
the banks. This presents the point
of dispute b)etween the two parties.
The hig'h financiers have been large
lv responsible for the present panie
by reason of their reekless methods:
and I am sati,i'ed that a 'large ma
jority of the people would prefer to
r g h overnment rahrthan risk
these men. .Some.body must deN4de
upon the needs of the people, and so
far as I am concerned I prefer that
the concessions be with the public
officers responsible to the people,
rather than with private individuals
who would be guided aby their own
interests instead of by the interest
of the publie.''
OPERA HOUSE FOR RENT.
Sealed bids will be received by the
Town Council of Newberry, S. C., un
til.112 o'clock M., Feby 5th, 1908,
and then op'ened, for rent of the
Opera House, Newberry, S. C., for
Fo1 Lurther information apply to
the Clerk and Treasurer, Eug. S.
J. J. Langford,
Eug. S. Werts,
Clerk and Treasurer.
FOR THE NEXT 40 DAYS.
We will sell our excellent $8o Organs at ONLY
65-- Our $go Organs for ONLY $75.
*special Terms: One-third nlow, one-third Nov.
1 9o0. balance Nov. 19C9.
If interested, clip this ad. and enclose it with
- your lett'-r asking for catalog and price list
If you want the best organ on earth. don't
- delay, but write us at once and save $15 and make
Addroes nMAL.ONE'S MUSIC HOUSE,
is Columbia, S C.
s TANOS AND ORGANS.
REDITORS OF WEBB BR
ERS AND COMPANY.
Totice of a Meeting to A]
Their Agent or Agents Ar
Transact Any Other Business
Webb Brothers and Compar
1ercantile firm composed of
Vebb, J. L. Webb and T. W. I
oing busines in the Town of
ells, cou-ty of Newberry, S.
avin- this January the 25th.
iade an assignment of all their
rty, to the undersigned, for th
fit of their creditors, the ere
f the said firm of Webb Brotl
kompany are-hereby called to;
o meet at the law oice of
funt & Hunter, Attorneys. it
own of Newberry. S. C.. on
ay, the 4th day of February,
t 3 o'clock p. n. to proceed
A Fair 01
We will take ca
safeguard it fr:
any time you w
pay you for the
if it is left with
Now if th .t i
know what is.
T H i
JNO. M. KINARD, Presi
FOR SALE-Ten sh;irts
pays a dividend of four per i
Several nice building lots
Two or three residences, on
One brick store on lower T
FvR RENT-A 9-room
One store in the McCaughi
oUR WINTER SToCI
TlEPEoPLE OF TI
WHEN WE SAY W
HAMMER PRICES DC
WE WISH To LET os
REPORT TO THI
The Bank of Pra
AT THE CLOSE OF
Loans and Discounts . $146
Building and Fixtures 4
Cash on hand a in Bansks 16
DR. CEO Y. HUNTER,
OTH- appointment of their agent or ag
and for thc. transaction of such
er busines a; may properly come
)point fore the meeting.
d to .J. B. Hunter,
Assignea of Web Brothers & C
y, (a AVALUABLE PLANTATION ]
L. H. RENT.
ftease, We will rent for the year 1
Chap- the fa rm o f 330 acrt"s of land situ
C.), I!h i:afe mile east of Silver St
IOOS. and ownI,l lv the estate of Wm.
prop- Spearman. There is open upon
a ben- place about a four horse <:antract
ditors made this year 50 bales of col
:ers & The plae will be rented either
rather money > : bales of cotton. App1
Hunt, the unimignal.
the M. A. Carlisle,
Tues- Juhn C. Go2-an;,
190S. Exeeniors of Wmi1. W. Speann
:o the Newberry. S. C.. Dec. 31, 1907
re of your money for you,
mn all harm. r-turn it to yoi
ish and, what is more, will
privilege of taking ca- e of it
us or Ibree non-ths or more.
5n't a square deal we don't
Br rig it in and ty it.
of Newberry, S. C.
: nt. 0. B. MAvER, Vice-Pres.
TE AND STOCK
Moliohon Mf. Ctmpainy stock. '
:ent semi annuali y.
at reasonable prices.
e.the best home for the pice that I kno
dain street at a price that would sui
residence convenient for a boarding he
J. A. BURTON,
i4AT WE ARE. HAMMERI
RICES I)oWa4 ON \/IIA
5 LEFT OFOQUR5EA SOA
OoDS -Th E BLoWS Wi
RE STRIKIJa4G ARt~REDUC
S 'CoM MUNI TY KNOW TI
E HAMMER PRICES, WE
>WN oN LEGITIMATE, RE4
:, AND NoT oN SHIPPED
JR PRICES TALK.
EWART PERRY C4
i STATE BANK EXAMINER
[E CONDITION OF
BUSINESS, DECEMBER 16, 19'
[ ULAB ILITIES.
20 r ~ o >'pital Stock. ... .... $ 25,OC
936 9j 'urp:us and Undivided
,O 01Profits.. . -..-.-..-.-..--3,O:
I nie~ to Bar'ks... .... 2,8
250 27 wutiividna ieposits... !21 ,of
31is ayab ........ 7,5<
Dn. J. S. Wi--:ELER, J. F Ba
oR The GuideChart giv
shows how to put tI
to gether, avoids the d
takes, sayes time.
terns help you to m
best dress or you
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Capital $50,000 - - -
S. No Matter How Small, C"
h ic h
The Nowberry Sa
wof. viii give it careful attenti(
ipplies to the man and the i
S, B. Jones. Propri
ST APLE & FANCY GROCEs
Confectioneries, Fruit, Cigai
Dear Madam Housekeeper:
tention to our stock of Far
groceries and solicit at 1<
[AT your potronage during this
Do We feel safe in saying th
SU the mos t complete that is<
IN that we can serve you in a
We will ever keep in minc
Sportant points: quality of
vice modorate prices.
If you' are not already a
we would be pleased to add
C.list of satisfied customer
We wish 1908 to be our be
you join us in making it s
Yours for bu:
n with every
ie pattern to
anger of mis
ake up your
r every day
Mater How Large,
). This message
J. E. NORWOOD,
)CE RY, -
s and Tobaccos.
h to call your at
IY and Staple
east a portion of
at our stock is
ffered here and
thr ee very im
goods prompt ser
customer of curs
you to our long
mner year. Will