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ITRIMARY RESULTS DECLARED.
Canslor's Request For a Recount 011
Account of Evans Ballots Thrown
Out by County Committees is
News and Courier.
Columbia, Sept. 15.?The State
democratic executive committee met
tonight to (Wclare the result of the
second primary election and to select
presidential electors. 'IMiero were no
contests for State offices, but Cansler,
of Tirzah, asked for a recount. . As
ho could not show that there had been
irregularities sutTlcient to affect tho
result, the committee declined to take
any action in the matter. An appeal
' in the contest for supervisor in Col
leton occupied a large part of tho
..committee's time tonight.
;)* There being no contests, tho following
declared the nominees of tho
democratic party for tho offices named
: United States senator, E. D.
Smith; railroad commissioner, B. L.
Caughman; superintendent of education,
J. E. Swearingcn; congress, 5tli
district, D. E. Finley; congress, 6th
district, .T. E. Ellerbe; solicitor, 3rd
circuit, I*. II. Stoll; 5th circuit, W.
* IT. Cobb; 1.0th circuit, Proctor A.
Bonhain; 1.2th circuit, Walter II.
The slate, as already tabulated by
Secretary Bell, was accepted in each
Tho following were selected as
presidential electors, and will cast the
nino votes of South Carolina for
Bryan and Kern: Electors at large,
T. B. Butler, of GalTney, and Dr. li.
II. Timmermun. of Batesburg. First
district: J. D. Bivens, of Dorchester;
' '2d district, Charles Carroll Simms, of
t Barnwell; 3d district, Gen. M. L.
Bonham, of Anderson; 4th district,
Col. T. B. Crews, of Laurens; 5th district,
S. W. lleath, of Stoneboro,
Lancaster County; Oth district, R. B.
Scarborough, of Conway; 7th district,
Dr. T. IT. Dreher, of St. Matthews.
Mr. Cansler Heard.
Soon after the committee was called
to order it was stated that. Mr.
Cansler was present and desired to
address the committee. He was given
tho floor and presented the following:
"Gentlemen: As a candidate for
the office of railroad commissioner 1
beg leave to submit tlie following
contention relative to folio count of
votes in the second primary, September
"First: I insist that tho ballots
sent out by Mr. Evans, insofar as
they concern the vole for railroad
commissioner, are entirely legal.
Second. That T have information
to the effect that many of these ballots
wore used in voting for me, and
i that I regard it as a grave injustice,
both to the voter and myself, that
through the fault or error of Mr.
Evans 1 should be deprived of such
votes when 1 was in noway responsible
for Mr. Evans' mistake.
"Third. That in view of these
conditions, before canvassing the votes
and declaring the result of the
election, you should ascertain to what
extent the votes thus thrown out
would effect the result. As you know,
the vote between Mr. Caughman and
myself was very close, and I have
. reason to believe that if I am dealt
f with fairly and justly then the final
i result must favor me.
r "Fourth. That in mv judgment,
> the least van can di> for me will be
to call on the county chairmen to
furnish the statement as to ballots
, thrown out, and how fohev stood for
i railroad commissioner. I insist that
this, my contention, be spread upon
the minutes of your meeting and that
a ruling be made thereon. T have
I wired several counties, giving notice
of this action and calling attention
to my attitude in the matter.
'' Respect fully submitted,
"Columbia, Sept. 15, 1008."
When the communication from Mr.
Canslor had been read by Secretary
Bell, Chairman Jones stated for the
information of the committee that
5 the only reports as to the alleged
I illegal ballots which he had received
were that in Abbeville five of the
ballots had not been counted, in Union
12 had been counted, and in
; Charleston 27 had been voted. He
had 110 reports from any other counties.
Mr. Kelehiit moved Muit the
ruling of the chair in regard to these
tickets be endorsed and the communication
of Mr. Cansler be spread on
the minutes. This precipitated some
discussion as to the propei course to
pursue, and Mr. Ketchin finally withdrew
his motion. Mr. Parrott then
I moved that the communication of
Mr. Cansler be received as informai
tion, and be laid 011 the table, and
this mode was adopted without any
As a committee to tabulate the returns
from the different counties,
< Joiy .Tones appointed Messrs. Griffith,
Richards and Bodie, who then
retired for that purpose. The delegations
from the respective districts
got together to select presidential
electors, one from each district 'and
this took some tune.
The Members Present.
The members present were as follows
Barnwell, 11. l<\ Bnist; Berkeley, J.
I). Wiggins; Calhoun, T. II. Drolicr;
Charleston, W. T. Logan; Cherokee,
T. B. Butler; Colleton, J. W. Ilill;
Darlington, A. J. Aperritte; Dorchester,
J. D. Bivens; Fairfield, T. II.
Ketchin; Georgetown, J. W. Doar;
Greenville, J. T. Bramlett; Greenwood,
D. II. Magill; Kershaw, J. G.
Kichards, Jr.; Lancaster, T. Y. Williams;
Laurens, T. B. Crews; Lee, W.
A. James; Lexington, 1). J. Griffith;
Marlboro, ?lno. N. Drake; Orangeburg,
Robert Lide; Pickens, li. F.
Smith; Richland, Wilie Jones; Saluda,
W. E. Bodie; Sumter, L. I. Parrott;
Union, J. M. Greer; Williamsburg,
P. II. Stoll; York, J. C. Wilborn.
The following pi'oxies were presented:
G. C. Sullivan, proxy for II. II.
Watkins, Anderson; A. W. Knight,!
in place of K. T. Lafitte, deceased,
Bamberg; J. Fraser L.von, proxy for
N. Christensen, Jr., Beaufort; O.
C. Scarborough, proxy for C. M. Davis,
Clarendon; Charles A. Smith,
proxy for D. II. Traxler, Florence;
J. R. Earle, proxy for W. J. St ri tiling,
Oconee; 10. B. Wheeler, proxy
for J. D. Montgomery, Marion; M.
J. Hough, proxy for W. F. Stevenson,
Chesterfield; 10. S. Blease, proxy for
Colo. L. Blease, Newberry; D. A.
Spivey, proxy for J. A. MeDermott,
Ilorr.v; 1). II. Wise, proxy for B. F.
Colleton Appeals Heard.
The commit tec took up the appeal
from the Colleton county commit I cc
in the election of supervisor, and
after hearing arguments on both sides
voted lo affirm the action of the Colleton
committee in declaring J. O.
Griffin the nominee. Tl was contended
that .7. D. Griffin, declared the
nominee for supervisor in Colleton
had tiled with clerk of court on
August 22 a statement of his expenses
to the first election on August 25;
that he had filed his supplementary
statement on August 20; that he had
tiled no other statement before the
second primary of August 8, but had
filed his last statement on August
5). The county committee had declared
Griffin the nominee by a majority
ot 180 votes, and the contest was
brought up by Hie defeated candidate,
>/. F.. Moore.
I lie contestant Moore, was represented
by Mr. Fisubin ir?, of Colleton.
and Mr. I'. II. Nelson, of Columbia.
while Mr. Padgolf, of Colleton,
appeared for Mr. Griffin.
Another appeal ea-.o from Clarendon
was then taken up. J I' Turbe\ille
had been declared the nominee
for magistrate nver Mr. Da-, id Beard,
and the protest of Beirl was based
on the fast thai Turbcville did not
file his oath with clerk of court until
the day of the first campaign
meeting though he had filed his
pledge with the county chairman the
day before. Mr. .1. McSwain Woods,
represented the contestant Beard,
and Mr. S. (). O'Bryan, appeared
lor I urhcville. The committee sustained
the county committee and
Turbcville gets the office.
On motion' of Col. Crews, bv a
rising vote, the committee tendered
Us thanks to Chairman Jones for
his work in the recent campaign, and
a similar motion of thanks to Secretary
Bell was adopted.
Contribution to Bryan Fund.
On motion of Mr. Parrot t $100
Irom the funds on hand was contributed
to the national campaign fund,
and in addition Chairman Jones announced
that the following amounts
had been received from the contributions
at the polls on election day,
with some counties yet to hear from:
IT. IT. Newton, Bennettsville, $5;
Aiken county, $7; Greenwood county,
$2(5.00; Fairfield county, $30.30;
Edgefield county, $8.82; Lancaster
county, $24.20; Union county. $.*>.00;
Dorchester county. $11.22: Clarendon
county, $20..?;>; Oconee countv,
$1.70; Lexington county, $33.35;
Berkeley county, $4.3.>: L ee countv,
$25; Richland countv, $0.02; Chester
county, .r8.3;>; Marlboro county, .T. ,T.
Drake. $34.10. Total, $250.18.
Resolution on Evans Tickets.
Mr. Hough, of Chesterfield, introduced
n resolution endorsing the ruling
of ( liairman Jones in regard to
the.tickets printed with tin* name of
F, ans in huge type, and tins precipitated
considerable discussion. KvenIunity
noi tions of the re-'i'ul jons were
: IricKc'i rut and the !\.?K .wing was
"Whereas, there were tickets cir'ulntpd
in the recent prmarv for
St. .|e others and United Stales senator,
on which one candidate's name
was printed very largo, making i
more conspicuous* than the names o:
other.candidates on the ticket; and,
Whereas, (lie said tickets were no
issued by the committee under t>h<
rules of the party;.now, therefore, b<
*' Resolved, That the action of th<
State chairman, Gen. Wilic Jones, it
directing that said tickets should noi
be used or counted, is approved b\
the committee, and the use of suel
tickets be forbidden in the future as
in contravention of the party law."
lhe committee t'hon adjourned.
Tf advertising does not pay, t here
are over sixty millions of dollars
thrown away in (his countrv ever\
year. TSvoryone knows that niucl
money is not going (o be scattered t(
the wind of nothing, therefore then
must be something in advertising.?
Sumter Item.?That is true, and a remarkable
thi/g about i( is that al
of litis money is paid out year aftei
year by business men who are cau
itous, careful as to the details of Mieii
business and bv men who make money
The successful men itt every line as
a rule are the most liberal users ol
printers ink. They know that it pay
and they consider their advertising
account as much of a fixed charge 01
their business as rent or taxes. Anc
yet some' men, who have never g*ivei
it a fair and square trial, put theii
judgment up against such .?umulaliv<
evidence, and day after day let dol
lars go by that they might just a!
An Apropos Quotation.
A yonii" woman ol' the ollicial >el
in Washington at a public fundi m
found herself bored by the attention:
of a fresh young man. the son of ;
Soon after his introdu.-tion lie pro
ceeded to regale her with a si >ry ol
some adventure in which lie ha-i fi
gured as hero.
"Did you really do that ?" she ask
ed, not knowing what else to say
"1 clone it!'' was lite proud re
And he began forthwith anothe
lengthy narrative, more startling evet
than the I'rist. The young womai
again politely expressed her surprise
"Yes," said the hero, "that's wha
A third story followed, with anotli
er "I done it!" whereupon the gir
"Do you know, you remind me sc
strong of Banquo\s ghost in tin
"Don't you remember the Macbell
said lo the ghost: "Thou canst no
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10 o'clock a. tn. Besides the ordi
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history, physiology, and hygiene
questions will be submitted oi
Hughes' Mistakes in Teaching, Pet
erman's Civil Government and cur
rent events. The examination fo
while teachers will be held in th<
office of the county superintendent o
education, for colored teachers ii
the court room.
T. S. Wheeler.
County Supt. of Education.
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