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LIST OF CANDIDATES COMPLETE
Several Political Surprises Were
Sprung?Entires for State Democratic
News and Courier.
Columbia, June Hi.?The entries
for (lie Slate Democratic primary
closed today at noon and there were
some lasl hour surprises. Messrs.
John I'. Grace, of Charleston, and
W. W. Lumpkin, of Columbia, filed
their pledges for United Slates senator,
and Col. Henry T. Thompson,
of Columbia, for Adjutant and Inspector
The entries as ofliciallv 'announced
by State Chairman Wilie Jones, are
For the I'uiled Slates Senate:
Jolm Gary Fvaus, George Johnstone,
(). I>. Martin, li. (i. Khell, F. I).
Smith, John I*. Grace and W. W.
For Coventor: M. ! '. Ansel and C.
For Lieutenant Coventor: T. G.
For Secretary of State: K. M. McCown.
For Sliile Treasurer: K. II. Jennings.
For Attorney General: J. Fraser
I i VOtl.
For Compl roller General: A. W.
Jones and X. W. Hrookcr.
For Supcriiilondcnl of F,ducat ion : I
F. C. F.lntore, S. K. Mcllicliump and
J. F. Swearingen.
For Ad.julattl (ieneral: J. (Boyd
and Henry T. Thompson.
For Railroad Commissioner: James
Cansler. B. L. Caughman. I*'. ('. Fislthourne,
J. A. Snmnierset t, II. W.
For Congress: First district, (leo.
S. Legate: 2d. J. O. Patterson and
W. S. Smith; !hl, .1. I*,. Hoggs and
Wyatt Aiken: llh. .1. T. Johnson;
5th. T. H. Hullcr, D. H. Finley and
"W. P. Pollock; (ith, Win. Mnrehison,
P. A. Hodges. .1. F. Filet he, J. K.
C?i<_'geshall. J. \V. liagsdale; 7th, A.
F. I .ever.
For Solicitor: First efrcuil, P. T.
Hildehrand : 2d, .las. F. Davis, Jas. F.
Byrnes and J I. M. Cralmtn; ."?<], J. P>.
M. I.aughlin, P. 11. Stoll and A. H.
Sluckcy; llh. .1. Monroe Spears; 5th,
\Y. Hampton Cobb, Christie Benel,
Ceo. I \. Wcmhcrt and P>. H. Clark; (itli
J. K. Henry; 7lh, T. S. Sease: 8th,
li\ A. Cooper and I'. L. li ichurdson;
fMli. W. St. .Itilien Jervey and John
II. Peurifoy: 10th, ,1. .1. McSwain, P.
A. Pionham. A. II. Dagnall and M. ('.
I.oni; ; lltli. <!. P>. Tintmerutan; 12th,
P. II. Sellers. ('. P. t^uatI leliautu, Walter
II. WelL and W. F. < 'laylon.
The race for senator has afforded
surprise alter surprise for several
months in entries and withdrawals,
and ?11? uncertainly w as kept up until
I he last minute today, when Col.
latmpUiu put in his pledge shortly
be I ore llie entries (dosed. That Mr.
Grace would lie a candidate had been
reported yesterday. Col. Lumpkin
entered the race two years ago
ngaiu>-l Senator Tillman hut withdrew
nl'ler the campaign opened and alter
he 11 :t * I cayva^sed several counties. He
is a native of Ceorgia, but has lived
in Columbia for lot years or more
and is well known over the Slat*e as
an accomplished orator and a favorite
at reunions of tin* Confederate
\ olenitis. He was himself a gallant
soldier and is a member '?| a I'amilv
distinguished in the history of his
native Slate, lie is a titan of most
lovable character and disposition.
Mr. Crace i> a young lawyer of
Charleston ami is regarded in that
city as the leader ol the faction in
oily polities opposed to (lie Klietl
faction. Ills candidacy tor the senate.
following close on the announcement
o| Mr. Iilietl s candidacyv for
llie senate, will perhaps have the effect
o| making llie impression that
Mr. Whet I has not the united support
ol his home city, although In* was recently
elected ntavor for a second
term without opposition. The light
between lite lilted and Crace tactions
was evident in the recent Stale Democratic
convention, when Mr. lilted
and In-- Iriettds supported the candidacy
ol Fdilor T. U. Waring for district
delegate, and Mr. (irace, who at
tirst aspired to be district delegate,
then became a candidate for delegate
at large, and subsequently for alternate
at large, being elected to the
The other candidates for the United
States senate have been in the
(iold for some time, with the exception
of Klietl. Grace and Lumpkin.
That Col. Thompson would offer
/or election as Adjutant General was
also a surprise. He is one of the
Ttcsf military men in the Slate and
has been identified with the militia
for a long time.
Col. Ilenry T. Thompson is a son
of the late Hugh S. Thompson, who
was elected State superintendent of
edeation onu the Hampton ticket,
ami afterwards governor and
| alter resigned that office to accept ?
position in the treasury department
muJer President Cleveland. Iienry T
Thompson was born in Columbia Julv
f>, 18.",9. He was educated at Union
college, Schenectady, New York. lie
was assistant professor in the South
Carolina Military Academy for one
U'nr and served as private secretary
under his father when lie was governor.
He was admitted to the bar in
IS'vl and practiced at Darlington unI'd
the outbreak of the \var with
| Spain, when lie volunteered as cap'."ill
of the Darlington Guards. He
was promoted to major or the independent
battalion and afterwards
lieutenant colonel of the 2d South
< Vrolina regiment. When ibis regim<
nl wits mustered out of \ h-e
Col. Thompson was appointed by
I ievident McKinlcy a captain in the
"f),h '"fan try, but he did not retain
"ti. nosil ion vc v long, and resigned
in order to enter business in his na-,
jive State. Since that time he lias
Hie position as agency director
<>l the New York Life Insurance
< onipany, with headquarters in Colnnibia.
During his residenr,. iiere
Col. Thompson has taken an active
I in the aIIaiiv ;?f >ie ct .v, being
I r- :ii'nent in the w > k .,f (].<> Timiod
I.Mr.ny Associal'op. and serv,ng ;.v
'?im i.v. * liairman nl tho p.dioecomi-->i-*:i
l|(i has i.or se-i'ial \iais
" ' v''I ?>s colonel < ; (I,/. j,| r?M?ime:'l
"I South Carolina Notional Guard,
and has kepi this cominau ! in exeelb
n; condition. When Col Tli >mpson
eaptain of Hie Daillngton (Juards
lhal company was considered the bos I
military company in the S|?,???. nnd
?liiHnir lhal time Col. Thompson's
military ideals were put p, a Se?ere
!' >! win n |Im> Darlington ri<,i ,.err"...
lie personally sympathised wilh
ll,:" element which was opposed to
the Slate's administration, especially
since some ^ of his close personal
lr?e;ids bed been shot in |j,,. |,<
^ilii the dispensary con liable, but
notwithstanding lhal fact Capi.
Thompson maintained discipline in
his command and obeyed f,.,)ln
I he commander-in-chief. His attitude
in I his trouble did iiuieh to preventing
the riot becoming more serious
than it already was.
Col. Thompson is uol only a true
military man. but a gentleman of
highest character and most excellent
personality and disposition. He has
a strong following of personal friends
throughout the Stale, as well as a
<"ong following among the members
!"?' National (Juarrt.
The suppositioii that all the State
h"iis?. officials, except (Jovernor Ans?d.
would have u? opposition, proved
delusion, as both Comptroller (lenY'"r*1
,,,||rs and Adjutant Ceneral
>?>\d. as well as ('oinniissioner
< auidiniau are opposed. Hut no) onlv
Recorded in America
j Sire, Fame Fox, Im
1 ^ Sons> No. 3,2
( Dam, (Vlona's Amai
Is a beautiful, vigor
the purple, possessing
prize as calf at Georgia
first prize as yearling j
uentle disposition, a si
pedigree and butter test of anc
.. ^he patronage of ow
the future milcher is sc
Service fee $3,00, i
with return privilege.
I is Governor Ansel opposed, but cue
i one of his three appointees as soliei
; tor is to have opposition?Capt
, Christie Bcnet, in the 5th; Mr. Wells
- in the 12th, and Mr. McLaughlin, ii
i the 3d circuit.
; Col. Thompson will he obliged t
go with his regiment to the encamp
i mcnt at Fort Moultrie, and will no
be able to join the campaign part:
for several days. Attorney Genera
Lyon, Secretary of State MeCown
State Treasurer Jennings and Lieut
enanl Governor McLeod, who are thi
only ollicials without opposition, wil
probably appear at the first few meet
ings and give an account of their re
! spective stewardships.
BLIND TOM DEAD.
Famous Negro Musician is Gone t<
| New York, June 1.}.?" Bliiu
| Tom," famous negro musician, mar
i vol of three generations of playgoers
died yesterday in Hobokcn, N. J.
where he lias been living for year:
in retirement and subsisting on char
itv. Thomas Wiggins is the nam'
given in his burial certificate, but tin
j surname was one which the famous
pianist adopted. Tie was born a slavi
j near Columbus, Ga., about 18.>0.
i In early childhood Tom, who was
| born entirely blind and more thai
j half idiolie, showed himself remark
I ablv imitative frequently stealing in
j to the house of his master to repro
I duco on the pianoforte pieces he li:i<
! hoard played by others. Tn 1Slil In
j beanie so proficient on the instrumenl
that ho was taken to New York am
'exhibited as a phenomenon and latei
i was widely heard in the I nited Sta
i tes and Europe.
NOTICE OF ELECTION.
In consideration of a petition sufli
i ciently signed by electors and free
holders of Chappells School Distric
Xo. HO. we the members of tlio Conn
tv Hoard <>f Education of Xewbsrn
County, S. ('.. do hereby order ai
election lo be held at the sehoo
house of said district on the lOtl
day of July, 1!)08, bet ween the hour:
of eight and four ''to determim
whether or not the additional ta>
now levied upon the property in sai<
District for school support shall b<
continued." Those favoring the con
i tinuance of the tax will vote, yes
those contrary will vote no. Regis
(ration certificate and tax receipt an
noccssarv to vote.
J. S. Wheeler.
S. J. Derrick.
E. 0. Counts,
County Hoard of Education.
; DR. HUIET'S All-Healing Liniment
tho best household remedy on tin
market, try il and. bo convinced
Mayes' Drug Store.
in Jersey Herd Book,
iported by T. S. Coopei
fi, No. 176,413.
ous individual, bred ir
great merit; won frs
i State Fair 1 906; wor
it S. C. State Fair 1907
ure breeder, (See tabulate*
:estry at my office),
nersdesiring to improv(
due at time of service
! Hot Weather Goods!
? Freezers, T"eS Mil""e
1 Ice Picks,
' Jelly Glasses,
i Fruit Jar \
; Oil Stoves,
j Enamel Ware,
And Tin Ware. '
NOTICE OF MEETING OF DEMO
ORATIO OLUBS FOR REORGANIZATION.
Notice is hereby given to all D(
noeratio Clubs which failed to reoi
?anize on the fourth Saturday i
\pril, as required by the Constiti
ion, that the said Clubs will meet o
(ither the 26th or 27th day of Jun<
L908, whichever day may sbe lno's
jonvenient, for the purpose of til
Pursuant to (he resolution of th
bounty Convention and of the Com
y Democratic Executive Committer
he Democrats of the town of Nov
>cit.v are hereby required to organi*
hemselves into Ward Clubs.
1 he meetings for the said roorgai
zation will be held as follows:
The Democratic voters of War
)ne will meet at 0:30 o'clock, in tli
iftci noon, June 20th, 1908, at tli
The Demorca-tic voters of War
Two will meet at the New Com
louse on the same date and hour.
The Deocratic voters of War
I'liree, Club, Number 1, will meet f
lie Old Court House on the sam
late and hour.
The Democratic voters of War
three, flub Number 2 (iVTollohon
vill meet on Saturday, June 27tl
908, at 7.30 o'clock, p. m., at Tin
The Oemoci a lie vo'ers of War
'our will meet at 0.30 o'clock in tli
ifternoon, June 26th? 1908, at tli
ooms of (he Chamber of Commerce,
The Democratic voters of War
'Mve, will meet on Saturday, June 2;
1008, at 7.30 o'clock, p. m., at tli
isual place of meeting of the Fai
orv Club, the school house.
At these meetings, there shall 1;
irst elected a Chairman and Seen
nry of (lie meeting. Then thos
?resen( shall be enrolled as mcmhci
)f the respective Clubs. They wi
hen proceed to (ho adoption of a sc
t by-laws and (hen (o (he electio
>f officers of (he Club. These ollieci
vill be a president, one or more vie<
^residents, a member of the Count
Democratic Executvie Committee,
ecretary and treasurer, an cxecutiv
'ommit tee, registration committc
ind such other committees as may I)
lesignated by your by-laws.
rlhe secretary of each club will n
>ort the names of officers, etc.. t
he county chairman at the earlies
Fred. II. Dominick,
3. P. Leitzsey, County Chairan.
He Got What He Needed.
"Nine years ago i( looked as if m
ime had come," says Mr. C. Fartl:
"g? of y\ill ( reek, Ind. Tor. ''J wa
>o run down (lint life hung on
cry slender thread. It was (lien in
lruggis( recommended Electric l>il
J bought a bottle and I got wlui
needed?strength. I had one foe
n (lie grave, but Electric Riders pn
( back on the turf again, and I'v
icon well ever since.' Sold undo
guarantee at W. E. Pelliam & Son's.
Scholarship and. Entrance Examins
The examination for the award c
meant Scholarships in Winthrop co
ego and for the admission of new sti
louts will be hold at the County Com
[louse on Friday, July 3, at 9 a. n
\pplicants must he not less than fi]
con years of ago. When Scholai
ships are vacant after July 3 they wi
)o awarded to those making the liigl
ist average at this examination, pr<
'idod they moot the conditions goi
srning the award. Applicants fc
Scholarship should write to Preside!
Johnson before the examination fc
"Scholarship examination blanks.
Scholarships arc worth $100 an
Lree tuition. The next session wi
>pen September 10, 1908. For fnrtl
>r information and catalogue, add res
'res. D. P,. Johnson, Rock Hill, S. (
NEWBERRY UNION STATION.
Arrival and Departure of Passengt
Trains?Effective 12.01 A. M.
Sunday, June 7th, 1908.
No. 15 for Greenville .. . ,8.57a.r
No. 18 for Columbia .. ..1.40 p.ji
No. 11 for Oreenvillo .. ..3.20 p.r
No. 10 for Columbia 8.47 p.r
C., N. & L. Ry.
"No 85 for Laurens 5.19 n>7
*No. 22 for Columbia .. ..8.47 a.r
No. 52 for Greenville .. 12.50 p.r
No. 53 for Columbia .. . .3.20 p.r
"No. 21 for Laurens .. . .7.25 p.r
'No. 84 for Columbia .. ..8.30 p.r
* Does not run on Sunday
This time lahle shows the times i
ivhicli trains may be expected to d'
part from this station, but their d
parture is not guaranteed and tl
time shown is subject to change wit]
G. L. Robinson,
1 1785 College tf th&rhsion 111
Charleston, S. C.
124th Year Begins September 25tli.^D
Entrance examinations will beHfl
n held at the County Court House^H
011 Friday, July 3, at 9 a. 111. Allfl|
candidates for admission can coin-^D
pete in September for vacant Boyce^f
0 Scholarships which pay $100 a year, fl
One free tuitiou scholarship to each flj
e county of South Carolina. Board S
1_ and furnished room in dormitory H
$11. Tuition $40. For catalogue, V
address Harrison Randolph, fl
10 President. ^
1 LANDER COLLEGE
(Formerly.WiUiamstou 1'eniale College). a!
0 GREENWOOD, S. C. $
10 Rev. John 0. Willson, President. 1
OI'KNS Sept. 18. i$kxS. Comfortable, steam- 1
heated, elect!ic lighted building, in city #1
limits. Good food. Ilomc-liko life and a
Thorough teaching nnd training. IMne work
in music nnd art. Cost reasonable. |^B
(1 Send for catalogue.
Hoadacho Holps. ?
10 When I feel a headache coming on, jfl
says a writer in the April Dasigner.HB
d I look around for the cause. Usually^H
i)- I loosen ni3' hair. It .is not generally^H
i> known that hair done up tightly and^^B
i- pinned closo to the head will caus'e^^^
headache. Try letting the hair fal^H
d loose, or braid or pin it loosely in a^l
1(5 a different style. Sometimes it isAuj
'0 my collar which is too tight, andjH
when I take it oil* my headache dis-^^K
^ appears. Again it is caused by tiglitH|
7' or uncomfortable shoes, or by high-S|
ie heeled shoos, which may feel comfort-^|[
able but which will cause the trouble.
[V ADVERTISING FOR FEDERAL^
BUILDING SITES. Mi
.s Treasury Department, S8
11 OtTiee of the Secretary, MB
>t Washington, J). ('., June 5, 1908. HEN
n Proposals will be received, to ij^Ho
,s opened tit 2 o'clock p. m., July lfl^fl
1008, for the sale or donation to
y I. niled States of a suitable site, c? Jmh
\x trally and conveniently located t^^P.
,e the Federal building to be erected Js
>c ^cwherry, South Carolina. A eoriflff jj||
lC lot. of (approximately) 120x130 fr#jj
is required. Kach proposal must
the price, the character of fouiWjte&w-j
0 1 inns obtainable, the P^'^^hnityj^uflttBS
street ears, sewer, gas, and wflBHHB
mains, etc., and must he nccoir jmUnn
by a diagram indicating
pit) street, the north point,
sions and grades of the land, lh<|p I|
widtiis and paving of adjacent streets'^* ^
and alleys, whether the alleys are I
public or private, and whether or nut I
the city owns land occupied by si.Tr- i
' walks. The vendor must pay all ex- 1
s j penses connected with furnishing evi- I
deuces rf title and deeds of eonvev
a nee. Tinproveinenls on the properly I
" must lie reserve*1 by the vendor; but [9
pending the commencement of the I
1 1*ederal building they may remain n
on the land upon payment o? a ren
c sonable ground rent. The grantor 9
I must, however, remove all improve
ments on thirty days' notice so to do. I
The right to reject any proposal is Ij
reserved. Each proposal must he M
i- sealed, marked "Proposal for Feder- j
al building site at Newberry, South S
if Carolina," and mailed to the Secre- j-j
1- tary of the Treasury (Supervising ;
i- Architect), Washington, D. C. No I
t special form of proposal is required j
i. or provided.
F- Geo. B. Cortclvou,
i'- Secret arv.
N CHARLESTON & WESTERN OAROLINA
11 Schedule in effect February 16, 1908. \
11 Lv. Newberry(C N & L) 12:56 p.m. j
,r Ar. Laurens t 2:02 p.m.
Lv. Laurens (C & W C) 2:32 p.m. i
(1 Ar. Greenville 4:00 p.m. j
" Lv. Laurens 2:32 p.m. U
i- Ar. Spartanburg 4:05 p.m. I
53 Lv. Spartanburg (So. Rv.) 5:00 p.m.
Ar. 1 lendersonvillc 7:45 p.m.
Ar. Asheville 8:30 p.m.
Lv. Laurens (C & W C) 2:32 p.m.
Ar. Greenwood 3:42 p.m.
!r Ar. MoCormick 4:38 p.m. !
Ar. Augusta 6:20 p.m.
Note: The above arrivals and departures,
as well as connections with
n> other companies, arc given as inforn.
mat ion, and are not guaranteed. 1
n. Ernest Williams,
n. Gen. Pass. Agf..,
Augusta, Ga. !
n. . Geo. T. Bryan,
a. Greenville, S. C.,
n. O'en. Agt.
n. A Twenty Year Sentence,
n. "I have just completed a twenty
year health sentence, imposed bv
it Bueklen's Arnica Salve, which ci^^^^
e- me of bleeding pile.*- just twenty y^BBnT
e- ago," writes O. S. Woolover, )
10 Rnysvillo, N. Y. Bueklen's
li- Salvo heals the worst sorcsjffi?g?|||
burns, wounds and cuts in^jQ^SBSgM
est time. 25c. at W. E. Pei^^j^B^^g