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JONES CHIET JUSTICE.
Joint Assembly of Legislature Elects
Lancaster Judge by Vote of
96 to 65.
Th, general assembly of th7 State
of South Carolina on Thursday eleet
ed Ira B. Jones. at present an asso
e1.ate .justice, as chief .jin-e of the
seu~ ) *--~.1 :'. ie *J us lIve Fx-,eni R.
Cra Iy A ThevjlL;. I-, Pre.Zellt li
rankinu :neinber of the beneh. and
Associate Justice Ira B. Jones -of
Lancaster, also of the supreme bench.
Several seconds were made to the
nominations and the balloting con
sumed but little time. Justice Ira B.
Jones received 96 votes and Justice
Eugene B. Gary received 65 votes.
The joint assembly was called to
order at 12 o'clock, the senate resolu
tion of last Saturday being sent over
and adopted, although Mr. Sawxyer
sngested 1 o 'eloek as a substitute,
wh.eh was voted down.
Senator Williams of Lancaster
nominated Ira B. Jones who had, hel
said, served faithfully and well on
the supreme bench and was well
qualified to fill the vacancy caused
by the resignation of Chief Justice U
Y. J. Pope. The nomination was see
onded by Rrepresentative Foster and
Senator Graydon of Abbeville
nominated Eugene B. Gary and made
an argument for the election of the
senior associate justice, stating that -
it was following precedent, that Mr.
Gary was entirely capable and (
worthy in every respect to assume the
'high office and that the State would
honor itself inj elevating Mr. Gary.
The nomination was seconded by S1
-Represgntatives Clark, Ashley and so
others and after several seconds forl
each candidate the ballot was order
ed taken.the result being as follows:
For Ira B. Jones.
Senators Appelt. Bass. Carlisle,
Christensen. Crosson, Forrest. Har- qu
din. Harvey. Johnstone. Laney, Lide.
Mau, lin, -cKeithan, Montgomery, J
Muckvnfuss, Otts, Rogers, Sinkler, -
Spivey, Stewa.rt, Sullivan, Summers,
Walker, Weston, Williams-25.
Representatives Amick, Berg,
Bodie, Bowers, Bowman, Brice,
Brown, Bunch, Bush, Carrigan, Car
tier, Celey, Clary, Coker, Cosgrove,
Cothran, Daniel, Duvall, E. C. Ed- f
wards, Foster, Fraser, Fultz, Gasque,
J. P. Gibson, Green, Greer, Griffin, Ss
Hall, Hamer, Harmon, Hines, Hollis,
Horger, Hydriek. Kibler, Lawson,
Lengniek, McColl, McEarchern, Me- th
Keown, McMahan, Mobley, Nesbitt, th
Niver, Nunnery, Richards, Ridgell, G.
M. Riley, iRaeker, 0. L. Sanders, -
Scarborough, Seibels, Shuler, Shuler,
C A S$mith, K P Smith. Spears, Suy
dan, Tobias, Utsey, VanderHorst,
Vaughn,-Wade, Whatley, Wiggins,
Williams, Wilson,. Wilson, Wingo,
Wright, Speaker Whaley-71.
For Eugene B. Gary.
Senators Bates. Black. Carpenter.,c
Clifton, Croft, Earle, Graydon. Grif- el
fin. Hough, Johnson, Kellky, Rains- 12
ford, Smith, Townsend, Waller,
Representatives Ashley, Ashley,
Ayer, Boyd. Browning, W. D. Bryan,
Cantrell, Carey. Carwile, Clark, Dick,
Dingle, Dixon. I. Edwards, Garris, W.
J. Gibson, Glasseock, Graham, Garris, ~
Harrison, Harrison, Irby, Jackson,
Lane. League, Lee. 'Leland. Mann, ia
Mars, Mauldin, Moseley, Nicholson, $ r
Patterson, Paulling, Robertson, _
Roessler, .D: C Sanders, Sawyer,
Simpkins, Singleton, M. L. Smith,
Staniley, Stubbs, Sullivan, Sullivan,
Todd, Way. Well, Wyche-49.
Accordingly Justice Ira B. Jones
was declared elected. The senate,s
then -retired and the house proceededI
with the regular business.
The election of Justice Jones to be
chief justice means that it will be ro
necessary for the general assembly to eli
elect an associate justice and this in
will be arranged for wvhen Gonv. Ansel
sends a special m-essage to the gener
al assembly. Justice Jones will pro- o
bably send in his resignation at once,
said resignation to take effect in -
April, accordinst to the- date of the
retirement of Chief Justice Pope. J
NO AUTOMOBILE MONEYI
FOR NEXT PRESIDENT.
Senate Committee Strikes Provision S
For Motor Cars From Appro- pr
Washington. Jan. 21.-The urgent
deficiency appropriation bill was re
ported to the senate today from the
committee on appropri-ations. It car
ries $1,151.602, an increase of only
25.000 over the amount of the bill
as it was passed by the house.
The committee struck out the
house pr,vqisin fo an approp1riatinn
Ti: - it em was I inldedi in the b) Ill)b
the house upon the expressedl wish of
PresideneleAct Taft. who prefers the
automobile to the horse.
Ve have set out to do t
Eevery day has so-cal
credit a slave. This
dise we have ever
oid and Fancy Linonette
This cloth is very popular for early
ring Dresses. All new patterns in both
lids and fancys, sale price 12YZc yard
0 in. White Lawn 9c. Yd.
o inch White Lawn., beautiful shecr
ality, the kind that sells for 15 cents,
nuary sale price 9 cents yard.
I Big Embroidery Sale I
At 10 Cents Yard
he most tempting lot your eyes ever
sted upon for the price. Cambric and
iss. 50 full pieces worth 15c. to 25c.,,
piled on a big centre table,. as long as
y hold out ~take your choice at only
eyard io cents.
Niew Percales 9G. Yard
36 INCH STANDARD
e have received our New Line of Per
les and offer you all New Patterns, in
ding the new Bordered Goods, regular
4 cents kind, at 9 cents yard.
0in. Linen Sheeting 85c.
,inen Sheeting guaranteed every thread
re Irish Linen, full 90 inches, two and
ialf yards wide, sells everywhere at
.25 the yard, sale price 85 cents.
Black Dress Goods Sale
hink a moment what you save in this
Le, never less than a third often a full
f. Your own interest bids you co,me,
50 pieces New Black Dress Goods, e
e, Albatross, Brilliantine and Panama
)th, all piled on a big table, not,a yard
the lot worth less than 6o cents and
me worth up to $I.oo, take your choice
any piece in the pile for 49c. the ya.id.
Ready lade Sheets
5 dozen 72x90 ready made seamed
,eets, worth the world over 50 cents,
ecial four sheets to the buyer, sale
ice 39 cents each.
rofits puished aside ar
itest Array of
-e biggest years business
led competition toiled in v
great White Goods sale t
cffered. WE CHALLAN(
Shirts-full width, made of heavy dc- 25C
nestic, flounced trimmed with extra widc
:r.cks, 2 skirts to each buyer at 29c. eaeh.
lNew Wash Fabrics a
Galatea Cloth, "honest and strong",
will wash and wcar, in plain colors,
stripes and checks. regular 20 cents, sale to U
pIce 15 cents yvard
Every Garment fresh ' -La
from the hands of the .5
Best Manufacturers '
*in the land. -.
Striped & Checked Mimities
Nesar Goods 25
The greatest values in Checked and Dra'
striped Dimitics ever shown, .io cents, that
[25% cents and 15 cents yard. (i
Corset Covors trim
Trimmed in Val Lace and fine neatEm
>attern emibroideries, fine lng c:oth,
pecial sale price 19 cents regi
INTER GOODS I
ci very little resnert show
ir Ever Showi
in our history. We hav,
ain to imitate the Mimn:
rings the greatest collec
'E THE WORLD TO IV
White Waist Goods SP
RE THAN ONE HUNDRED PAT
TERNS TO SELECT FROM
pieces Mercerized Wasting, regular
c. kind, sale price 9 cents yard.
pieces Mercerized Waisting, regular
kind, sale price 12" cents yard.
piece.; Vrrz' \Waisting, .egular
kind, sa.e price 15 Ceents Vard.
pieces Mercerized Waisting, regular
kind, sale price 19 cents yard.
Big Yalues in Lace D
n Torchon Laces, guaranteed all pure tritl
~n, Edges and Inserticns to match,
Lh up to 15c., sale price only 5c. yd.
ttOnl Torchon Laces andInetos 5
itch, worth up to ioc, at only the Spril
3 cents. fifty
rers notone n th lotwort les
10mn z t and 15 Cents.t
;ery garment is perfect fitting and
neo with lace and embroidery.
Iroscoggin at 21-2 Cts.
ith every $5 00 purchase and over we
ell io yards of Androscoggin Bleach
Lt 2% ce?'ts the yard.
. Embroidery 5c. Yard "*n
offer during the sale a big lot of Go
oideries in Edging and Insertions, lace <
lar ioc. values, sale price 5c, yard. V-ne<
lUST GO. NI
, n oMr Cost. Our New
i in the Can
e the equipment, ene
ingh sales. Cash is t
:tion of spot cash pt
EET THESE PRICE
ecial Drawers 29 Cents
de of vyv soft finished domestic,
flounce and three rows of tucks,
al sale price 29 c--nts each.
*awers tucked and lace entirely
med 49c., 79c and 98c.
ew Spring Ginghams
pieces A. F. C. Ginghams, new
g Styles, worth 12%'c. ,we place the
pieces on sale at one price the yd. 9c.
Trimmied Dainty and
'Sizes full and ample.
Come and inspect
OWIs 29 Cents Each
of good grade Cambric, high neck,
tucked and embroidered trimmed
2 only to each buyer, at 29c. each.
wns of cambric, muslin or long cloth
)r embroidery trimrmed. low neck,
k or high neck, 49c., 79c. and 98c.
T HING RESE
rgy and ability to do it
he master that holds
t 9 A.M.
Will placc on sale Wednesday morn
ig 25 pieces Che.cked Nansook, soft
finished very fine cloth, worth 15 cents,
special sale price io cents yard.
Table Linen & Bed Spreads
More wonderful than ever will be this
sale of Linens and Bed Spreads. Table
Linen remnants two, two and a half,
three and three and a half yards long,
direct from Belfast Ireland to go at half
70-inch Snow White Damask, every
thread pure lini, 85 cents kind, sale,
price 59 cents.
72-inich Show White Damask, every
thread pure linen, $1 oo kind sale price
7.2-inch Snow White Damask, every
thread pure linen, $1.25 kind, sale price
roo I.ar;;e White Bed Spreads, worth
$r 5o, sale price 98 cents.
So Large White Bed Spreads, worth
0.75, special sa1" price $1.29.
50 Large Wnite Bed Spreads, worth
p.oo, special sale price $1.49.
25 Large White Bed Spreadk, worth
42 5o, special sale price $r.98.
Snap These Specials Up
Before it's too late. You buy at almost
our own price. All Standard Calicos,
ndigo Blue, Turkey .Red, Silver Grays
nd American Shirting Prints at only
Lhe yard 5 cents.
A. C. A. Feather Bed Ticking instead
f 20 cents at only the yard I2% cents.
36 inch Celebrated Sea Island, io yards
: each buyer, at 5 cents yard.
9% Bleached Pepperel Sheating, worth
, cents, sale price 223% cents.
9%( Unbleached Pepperel Sheeting,
p-orth 25 cents, sale price 19 cents.
ome and you will be
onvinced that it is to
our interest to buy
rrvng daily. COME.
sell for cash