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THAT CLEMSON TRUSTEESHIP.
How About Members of General As
sembly Who Are Also Clemson
Following is an editorial from the
Columbia State of January 1:
That Clemson Trusteeship.
Here is the view of the Manning
Times rezarding Senator Tillman's
Cl:mson college trusteeship:
"The Kingstree Record is after
Senator Tillman for violting the State
constitution by holding more than
one office, but notwithstanding the
argument the Columbia State makes
on the question in its issue Monday,
we do not believe Tillman's trustee
ship of Clemson college is in violation
of the law. Mr. Clemson, before the
constitution of 1895, named Tillman
as a life trustee, his acceptance of
the trust completed the transaction,
and no law the State can make will
break the trust reposed by the will.
Tillman is a lawful trustee of Clem
son, but in our opinion he is violat
ing the law as trustee of Winthrop."
The inevitable logic of that posi
tion as to Clemson college is that the
fundamental law of South Carolini
is subordinate to the personal wishes
of Mr. Clemson at th;e time of his be
quest; it is, in practical effect, ad
mission that because Mr. Clemson
spoke first, his voice must prevail
against the letter and spirit of the
law of the land.
Let us further illustrate, by an
analogous ease, where the reasoning
of Mr. Tillman and the Times will
carry them. Suppose that "before
the constitution of 1895" was adopt
ed, it had been proposed to organize at
Pendleton a bank with a half million
dollars capital, and that Mr. Clemson
had agreed to subscribe fifty thous
and dollars to the capital stock on
condition that Mr. Tillman be chosen
president for life; suppose the con
dition was accepted, Mr. Tillman
elected and, previous to the adoption I
of the constitution of 1895, had ac
cepted the trust? Has the constitu
tion, which declares that no one shall
hold two offices of honor or profit
simultaneously, no power to make
Mr. Tillman decide between his trust
bank-presidency or his senatorship? I
It is preposterous to conceive of
such- impotency upon the part of thre
It is not assumed that the common-I
wealth can enact a law cmeln
any citizen to abandon an office of
trust bestowed' by some power other
than the commonwealth, but to such
an office-holder the State can and
does say: ''You hold an office not
given you by the State; here is one!
given you by the State; you are for
bidden by the constitution to holfl
but one office at a time. So choose
between them? If you accept this
one, -the other is, by that act, vacat
But, as we have before suggested,,
it is the supreme court's decree up
on this question which is of real im
MEN ARE HELPLESS AS CHIL
When Taken Suddenly Ill-Here is
a Common-Sense Safeguard.
Big, strong man is as a helpless inl
fant when he is suddenly ill.
The sturdiest chap in town usual-!
yv loses his self control, and is uttera
-ly upable to regard his condition
with the common sense that charac
terizes his every-day actions.
For example: He comes home tir
ed, eats a heavy dinner and sits down
to read and smoke away a quiet even
Suddenly he notices a weight on
his stomaeh; then sharp pains around
his heart, and a feeling of suffoca
-tion. Thoughts of ''heart disease''
rush over him, and in his agony he
fears the worst.
His trouble was acute indigestion,
brought on by overloading his tired
A couple of Rexall Dyspepsia Tab
lets would have given him instant re
iief--would have saved him hours of
Carry a package of Rexall Dyspep
sia Tablets in your vest pocket or
keep them in your room. Take one1
after each heavy meal, and indiges
tion can never bother you.
RexaIl Dyspepsia Tablets cure
stomach troubles by sapplying the
one element, the .abseenee of which in
the gastric jucies, causes indigestion
and dyspepsia. They enable the
stomach to digest all kinds of food
and to quickly convert it into rich red
We know what Rexall Dyspepsia
Tablets are and what they will do.
We guarantee them to cure indiges
tion and dyspepsia. If they fail, we
will refund your money.
Price, 25 cents per full package.
Sold only at our store or by mail. Gil
der and Weeks, Druggists, Newber
DRUGS INSTEAD OF WHISKEY.a
Correspondent Calls Attention to Un- "
restricted Sale of Opiates as 01
Result of Proidbitory Law. st
Columbia State. - ra
To the Editor of Tha State. d,
We had an idea that all those old bi
boys, of whom Caldwell wrote so "
graphically in his McGowan's history it
and those, whom Dickert speaks of t
having such fun with in his Ker- st
shaw 's, were all dead. But not so. zl
One, at least, is left; that is, if his ol
life was not frightened out of the old w;
sinner by the town authorities of c
Newberry on his recent Christmas a
trip to the city. He lives away down m
on Broad river, where he spends his N
lonely life in fishing and other like w
employment, and telling war jokes to
the younger set. But he does not un- qi
derstand their jargon, nor they his "
talk; they are too wide apart in point sh
of time. Having heard a good deal A
in an indirect way about the new th
$50,000 court house, he concludes he or
would investigate and see for himself le
(now in his old age) this new monn- or
ment to his county's greatness. a
Accepting the friendly lift of a
neighboring farm wagon, he comes to gi
town. Lukless Chinky John, you n<
are not on the Sh-enandoah, nor the fc
Rapidan, nor on the shore of the tur- at
bid waters of the Broad, but on the to
asphalt pavement of an up-to-date ar
town. No, Chinky John should have T]
thought better, and stilled his curious in
feeling about his county's greatiess, TI
for he was no taxpayer, and Satan p,
has that same regard for idle hands, la
even for Lee's old guard, as he has of
for the rest of us mortals. Misfor- tj
tune never comes single handed, the, ti
world over, and what was more nat- m
aral than the old sinner should meet to
up with another old giard, on w
like mission bent. Unfortunate Chin- tc
ky! After viewing the monster pile tl
of pressed brick, strolling through its of
lofty corriddrs, and looking with awe
upon the throne seat, they sat down 01
behind the stately structure, Chinky a
John and his crony, to discuss some tb
unfinished . business, left over at the ,t
Wilderness, Antietam, Round Top al
and other like places (with ever and tc
anon, "you remember the time,'' re
etc.) that had not been settled ac- Va
cording to their ideas of the correct di
fitness of things, the bottle of booze
passing the while. After all these id
matters were satisfactorily adjusted, v
the old Rebels, after a mutual good- la
bye to the bottle, parted, Chinky B
John starting out on his tour of dis- t
overy. He saw much that was new, A
much that was wonderful--asphalt t
pavement, vitrified -driveways, and T
Chinky? should have been satisfied ti
and turned back, but the blood being g
up and hot in the veins of the old t
follower of Lee, he went too far, far s
beyond his depth, was caught in that t
great wave of the city's progress, and a-i
~swept from his moorings. Chimnky e
fell. He grew tired. His feet sore, i
he sits and rests, the old vagabond oft
a soldier is caught napping on his b
post, red-handed, asleep. His slender g
legs had~earried him far afield, over p
mountain, rivers, and bloody battling t
grounds, but you are not young as tI
you were, Chinky. Old crafts should t
stay near shore. You ventured too a
far. were wrecked, with all on board, a
not to rise again till in the morning'
within the four walls of a prison cell. t
But this mishap (lid not break the a
dreams of the old reprobate; he aS
fought his battles over with himself
in his cell, laughed at the jokes of
his comrades, and was having the
time of his life when rudely awaken
ed by one of the catchers of booze..
Let's take a stroll down to the court t
chamber, and stake a peep at the trial f
of this jolly old cuss, for jolly he di
always was. "Next,'' calls out the ia
young and handsome mayor, and' w
Chiniky John was led forth to the b
entre of the room, smiles still
wreathing over his brow, remember- a
ing the last joke of an imaginary old t
comrade. Was that a cannon fired th
Or, what brings the old boy up with
such a jerk? He rubs his eyes, looks
towards the paneled ceiling, then at
the tessalated floor, upon which his
tired old feet stood. He peeped out
aross the street, for the dingy little
corner groceries. where old Julius and
for the boys, but all gone. Great .
storjed brick structures stood now,
wreathed in great canvas coveringd
front, with legends of ''Last Tenb
Days' Sale.'' But Chinky took no
heed of those now. He looks before
him! Seated upon the throne seat T
was the young mayor and his asso
iates, clothed in their sable habili
ments of office, cardinal caps and all.
Chinky John was speechless with as- ti
tonishment. Had he at last met his D
Waterloo'? "Wake up. old man, are t'
you lost ? This isn't 4old Jacoby 's p
tinshop any more: this is a $30.00 a
opera house, with apartments below. j
Who are you, your name. and wherc sj
is y.our home?'' quieriad the young n
id handsome mayor. "Under my
it," answered the old guard.
Don't be fresh with me. You are
arged with being asleep on these
reets of ours. What have you to
yV' The old sinner started a long
mbling story about wanting to see
e sights, Christmas, old crony, not
-unk, only tired, etc., but was
.ought up short by the mayor:
I've heard that story before; write
on a piece of paper. Answer me
is: Did you expectorate on the
reet?" The old guard cast a puz
ed lock of his leader, then "spitt,
, yes, I spit, of coursd." "What,
here," yelled the mayor, hard knots
ursing through his handsome face,
dark shadow spreading over the
assive brow of the old wardsman of
o. 2., the others making as if they
ould rend their garments.
The old stager caught his cue
icklv and took his bearings afresh.
Why, why, out fernant Spell's
.op,'" and order once more reigned.
long lecture followed, regarding
te curse of drink and expectorating
i the streets, the old derelict was
d out on Boundary street and sent
L his journey, if not a younger man
This litle fall out, with the old
tard, is nevt intended to be funny,
r a fling at the old soldier's mis
rtune, but to "point a moral and
iorn a tale." Moreover, as a text
preach a "short patent sermon,'1
id to ask a few pertinent questions.
bere was nothing wrong in arrest
g the old soldier, if he was asleep.
e guard house was a good place to
it him, if he was a violator of the
w, which no doubt he was. But all
fenders should he treated alike. Are
.y? Let's see. Be it understood
at what I shall say is not in any
anner personal and with no ill will
any; all are my fraiend and I hope
ill always remain so. To the edi
rs there is no personality, it is at
th tone of their papers as moulders
thought and action.
Is drinking and selling booze the
ily.stench in. the r>strils of the la
id the rabid prohibition press? Is
,e handling a'nd drinking of the vile
uff so offensive that it overshadows
1 others, and the police are required
i lend all their energies to the fer
ting out its whereabouts to the to
I disregard of other more important
ities. Do the itaxpayers employ
tem (the police), hire outside tramp
tetives to help in running down
igabond negroes suspected as vio
,tors, for this one service alone?
ut how can they help it, if they wish
te endorsement of thre local papers?
.new council is elected. A violau
ir of the booze law is before them.
hey are afraid of the strictures of
te paper, the priesthoord and goody
>ody people generally, and give
te culprit the limit. So the pace is
t and hounded on by the prohibi
on press to still greater sternness
d vigilance. The council, and more
pecially the police force, soon lose
terest in all save booze, booze. Now
do not single out one paper alone,
it I most firmly declare, without
ar of contradiction, that all these
cohibition papers 'and venomous an
-liquor men care not so much for
te morals of thre men as to be with
ie party they think is in the lead
2d to bolster the interest of the
outs'' as against the ''in.'' Ini
her words, the whole tone and sen
ment spells p-o-l-i-t-i-e-s. It has
ways been so and always will, be
One of the most outsopken and in
uential of this class of journals is
de Observer of this city and the
nderson Mail. They fill their col
nis with statistics and figures from
ec revenue department, showing
om these the decrease in liquor
*inking. They publish lorg editor
Is and sound philosophy about the
isdom of "keeping it away from the
>ys'' and quote scripture about
lead not into temptation'' and
save the boys.'' In the abstract
at sounds good and reads well in
e Sunday schools.
So much for promises; now for
cts: Some time ago we find the
'llowing bit of wisdom from old Ru
1 Delivery of Anderson, copied, and
>doubt endorsed, b)y The Observer:
"We have declared opium in all
forms, cocaine, etc., to be poison
id have prohibited its sale except
iensed pharmacists upon the or
er of reputable physicians, . .
t their open and indiscriminate
Ie is prohibited. The same rule
ould be applied to whiskey. . .
he law should be so that the man
ho needs whiskey could get it on
te order of a physician.''
Now if by any stretch of imagina
on one could believe the old R. F.
so verdant as to really think this
addle, the correct idea. "'reputable
hsians,'' "'prescriptions,'' etc.,
d all such rot wouldn 't he get a
lt if the dear old1 Observer would
iow him the trick? Gracious! But
e,.her arevrat Now that is,
We confess it.
hand, we knov
fied in asking yi
We offer you
found in a mod(
Open an accou
. ON JANUi
We Pay 4 Per I
J. D. DAVENPORT,
M. L. SPEARIN
IS STILL C
AT VERY L
$12.00 to $15
duced to $103
To get ACQUAINTED with y
The Whiskey thai
SWe will give absolutely FR]
A $1.00 Safe
A i..00 Safety Razor B]
S with every case containin
FOR $3.20 EJ
Guaranteed to please or money
On the other
v we are justi
N G E B A NIK
lent. Interest in
E. R. HIPP,
00 Coats re
ou and to INTRODUCE our
stands all Tests
y our choice of either
ty Razor or
ade Strop and Stropper
g 4 full quart bottles of
DER NOW for the Holidays.
What is Home
Don't say, "can't afford an ORGAN or
We will make ywu able, granting from
one to three years to pay for one.
We supply the Sweet Toned, Durable
Organs and Pianos, at the lowest prices
consistent with quality.
Write at once for Catalogues, Prices
and Terms, to the old -stablshed
Malone's Music House,
COLUMBIA, S. C.
1 15 horse power International Gas
oline engine almost new.
1 12 horse power Steam engine, the
Tozer make on scidds.
1 Flouring Mill with all fixtures.
1 good brood family mare, 10 years
old, in fold from Caughman Bros.
blooded Kentucky horse.
Will sell any or all of the above.
property down at unheard of prices.
Call and see me at Little Mountain,
A. N. Bland.
CHARLESTON & WESTERN CAR
Schedule in effect May 31, 1908.
Lv. Newbarry (C N & L) 12:56 p.m.
Ar. Laurens 2:02 p.m.
Lv. Laurens (C & W C) 2:35 p.m.
Ar. Greenville 4:00 p.m.
Lv. Laurens 2:32 p.m.
Ar. Spartanburg 4:05 p.m.
Lv. Spartanburg (So. Ry.) 5:00 p.m.
Ar. Hendersonville 7:45 p.m.
Ar. Asheville 8:50 p.m.
Lv. Laurens (C & W *C) 2:32 p.m.
Ar. Greenwood 3:32 p.m.
Ar. McCormick 4:33 p.m.
Ar. Augusta 6:15 p.m.
Tri-Weekly Parlar Car line be
tween Augusta .and Asheville. Trains
Nos. 1 and 2, leave Augusta Tuesdays,
Thursdays and Saturdays, leave
Asheville Mondays, Wednesdays and
Note: The above arrivals and de
partures, as well as connections with
other companies, are given as infor
mation, and are not guaranteed.
- Ernest Williams,
Gen. Pass. Agt.,
Geo. T. Bryan,
Greenville, S. C.,
SHERIFF-'S DELINQUENT TAX
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
County of Newberry.
*By virtue of an execution to me
directed by Jno. L. Epps, Treasurer
of Newberry county, I will sell on
Monday, the 4th day of January,
1909 (Salesday),' within the legal
hours of sale, at Newberry Court
House, the following property for de
linquent taxes for the year 1907, viz:
A tract of land in Reeder Town
ship No. 5, assessed to L. C. Sheeley,
containing one hundred- and thirty
acres more or less, bounded by lands
of Dorothy Davis, W. F. Kelly and
Terms of Sale-Gash. Purchaser
to pay for papers.
M. M. Buford,
Sheriff N. C.
Sheriff's- Office, Dec. 12, 1908.
NEWBERRY UWION STATION.
Arrival and Departure of Passenger
Traips-Effective 12.01 A. MI.
Sunday, June 7th, 1908.
No. 15 for Gre'enville .. . .8.57a.mn.
No. 18 for Columbia .. ..l1.40 p.m.
No. 11 for Greenville .. . .3.20 p.m.
No. 16 for Columbia .. . ..8.47 p.m.
C., N. & Li. E'z.
No. 22 for Columbia .. . .8.47 a.m.
No. 52 for Greenville .. 12.56 p.m.
No. os for Columbia .....3.20 p.m.
*No. 21 for Laurens .....7.25 p.m.
*Does not run on Sunday
This time table~ shows the times at
which trains may be expected to d'e
part from this station, but their de
parture is not guaranteed and the
time shown is subject to change with
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
All persons having claims against
the Electric Laundry Company of
Newberrv will render in their claims
on or before the 18th day of January,
1909. cn which date, at 11 o'clock in
the forenoon. a reference will be held
in the officees of Blease & Dominick
for the purpose of winding up) the af
f irs of the said corporation.
Fred. H. Dominick,