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BA TT.K SPEAM AT COLUNmIA.
TUzas Senator Addresses the Gener
al Assembl.-Large Audience
Columbia, Feb. 14.-There was a
great audience in the State House
to-night to hear the Hon. Joseph W.
Bailey, of Texas. The floor and the
galleries were crowded, and every
gne was on ther qui vive to hear the
distinguished Texan. By resolution
-f the General Assembly Senator
Bailey had been invited to address
the. Legislature on the income tax,
because he has been a pronounced
advocate of the income tax. He
was dined hera to-day, and to-night
he was escorted into the hall by Sen
ator Mauldin and Capt. M. L. Smith.
Mr. .Cosgrove came in with Governor
Ansel, and Senator E. D. Smith came
with Editor W. E. Gonzales.
Lieutenant Governor McLeod was
presented by Speaker Whaley;
Lieut. Gov. McLeod facetiously and
pleasantly presented Senator E. D.
Smith,! who in turn presented SeEia-,
tor Bailey, who was received with ap
Senatoi Bailey expressed his pleas
ure -in being here, and his gratifica
tion at the invitation. He set right
in to discuss the question and start
ing with the tariff explained that
something had to ge done to lift the
burden of taxation from the poor
man, and the income tax was the
only way the barden can be lifted. It
is simply a question of lifting the
the burden from the poor, and mak
nbg those able to pay to do so. The
question is whether the money
needed shoud be raised by. a protec
tive -tariff or by an income tax. He
did not favor taking all things
alike. If he could do sa he would lay
no tax on calieo, 1ut he would tax
silk. He would eimpt calico, because
those who use calico are not able to
buy better than calico. He would tax
silk because those who use silk are
better able to pay a tax. He would
make the tax highest on those arti
cles that indicate ability to spend
He addressed his auditors as, his
countrymen. He compared the mil
lionaire who spends his money abroad
and argued ;that such a a millionaire
did not spend a cent towards the
Federal government. The poor mes
ehanic who buys a plug of tobacco
contributes more to the Government
than many of these mnillionaries who
marry abroad and pay no taxes to
He then pounded William Wal
dorf Astor, and said Astor's proper
ty is in NewYork. He left his money
here to work for .him, and he spends
his e;rnings abroad. He would not
? take the 'property, but he would make
* him pay faxes on his million dollar
income for the Government. The
-farmer pays the tax on everything
he eats, and Astor pays on nothing.
He did not attack men because they
disagreed with him, He does not be
Jieve in abusing brother Demoerats
who differ with him.
The First Objection.
The first objection is that it in
creases the power of the Federal
Government. If that be true it would
be serious. The Federal Government
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now possesses ample power to tax
incomes. The Supreme Court simply
decides if Congress wanted an in
come tax it must apportion it among
the several States in accordaneO
with population. The Court has held
that the income tax is valid, but it
must be upon a basis of population.
The constitutio.nal amendment seeks
to correct this disproportion. Under
the new amendment every man would
pay the same for the same income
twherevez located. He wanted to
know where there is a South Caro
lina Democrat who would not bq in
favor of an equal tax rather than
making this State pay fifteen times
as much as New York for instance.
Senator Bailey said he was a real
old time Democrat, who still quoted
Jackson and Calhoun. He still be
lieved it is better to be free than it
is to be rich. It is not true that
such an amendment would abridge
the rights of State. No change but
one is proposed, and that is that the
income tax should be levied upon the
wealth rather than population. The,
present Constitution permits an in
come tax based on population rather
than' as proposed it shall be upon the
basis of wealth. Everything the
State can do or tax now it can do and
tax after this amendment is adopted.
All this amendment proposes is to
substitute the rule of uniformity for
the rule of population. He insisted
that under present conditions there
is now ample authority to levy an in
come tax. He could readily see how
a man can favor a national income
tax nd oppose a State income tax.
He believed the income tax was the
fairest tax ever yet devised. If we
can keep up high priced cotton and
bring the cotton mills down here this
section will be the richest section in
Explains the Amendment
It is only ,a question if they do not
grow too fat and quit the Democratic
party and, quit work. Mr. B3.;Ley
explained his income tax amendment
which exempts all inoemes of, $5,000
and under. He exempted all under
$5,000 because the tariff reached oth
erz quite 'ero, gh. His ameadment
proposed a 3 per cent. tax, and that
was cut to 2 per cent. He did not
believe the prosperous men would
commit perjury to save a few dollars.
If they wanted to swear to a lie he
would let the devil settle, with them.
He believed the rich mnen .would wil
lingly pay the tax. All argued that
taxes should fa.ll on .those best able
to pay. The correct thing to do is to
tax what men hav.e and not what
men want. The poor have no prop
erty to demand and protect. Senator
Bailey went fully into the compara
tive duty of the rich and the poor,
and he said he was really, surprised
that the rich did not offer to .pay this
tax. He said he despised the dema
gogue. The demagogues never try
to teach their ehildrin not to try to
prosper.. The only 'ma,n worse than
the demagogue was the tax-dodger.
He abelieved in and trusted the man
who behaved himself whether rich or
poor. He paid a high tri4bute- to the
Texans who traced their lineage to
the Palmetto State.
*An Appeal to -Dmocrats.
Speaking- to Democrats he said if
South Cai-olina were jo reject this
amendment it would l'e forever killed
and the Democratic party would be
held responsi-ble. The. Democrats will
come to make the. ta 'ff. The country
that was because the D?emocrats fell
out among themselves. The country
is not republican, but it is simply
afraid of Democrats. They know the
Repblicans are rascals and think we
are fools. When we come to make
the -tariff bill unless you have this
income tax to raise a hundred million
revenue you cannot make any sub
stantial reduction in the .tariff, and
tat is what -the Democrats want to
He made an extended argument to
show that the tariff cannot be takeni
off without providing some other
means of revenue with which to run
this Government. He favored an in
heritanee tax as well as a straight
income tax. He said there was no use
to try to save in appropriations, ex
penses cannot be reduced, if the tar
if is taken off there is but; one way
to make up the money if the burden
is to be lifted and that is by an in
come tax. He was oppos~ed to the
present system of drawba'eks.
The main burden of Mr. Bailey's
address was that rif the burden of the
tariff is to be lieted it can only be
by an income tax. There is no hope
of reducing expenses materially and
the incime tax mr.st com.e. If the
tariff outrage is to be lifted it must
be biy the income tax. Mr. Bailey
said whatever else happens to the
amendment he hoped South Carolina
would not be first to strike it a blow.
Senator Bailey spoke eloquently for
an hour and three-quarters and upon
the comnpletion of the address on
otion of Mr. M L. Smith the .ioint
Assembly extended its cordial thanks
to Senator Bailey for his fine a&
Senator Bailey spoke with entire
ease, and every one in the great au
dience readily understood every
syllable uttered. The address was in
every way high-class and clear-cut.
Texas Senator Talks on Income Tax
and Other Issue.
Florence, Feb. 15.-United States
Senator Joseph W. Bailey, of Texas,
who made an address before the
South Carolina Legislature last
night, arrived in the city on the early
morning train to-day from Columbia,
and is the guest of United States
Senator E. D. Smith, who lives here.
Senator Bailey was accompanied
from the Palmetto Capitol to Flor,
enee by Senator Smith, and ,vas met
at the union station by a number of
representative eitizens, members of
the Florence board - of trade, and
ot&ers, and escorted to the Hotel
Florence, where he breakfasted.
After breakfast he held an in
formal reception in the parlors of
the hotel and there joined Senator
Sinith and went to his home. Dur
ing the afternoon he was given an
automobile ride through the city and
out-into the country near by and was
perfqetly carried away with Flor
ence and its environs, as all influen
tial and good citizens are who visit
Senator Bailey addressed a large
audience in the city auditorium this
evening. The building was filled to
its capacity when thel Hon. J. Willard
Ragsdale approached the front of
the stage and in a few well chosen
words introduced Senator Smith,
who in a very happy manner, intro
dueed Senator J. W. Bailey.
Senator Bailey prefaced his ad
dress with a few pleasant remarkA
about his visit to South Carolina and
Florence in particular, and then
proceeded to. address his hearers on
national issues and the income tax
law particularly. The entire address
Owas along the same limes as made be
fore the State Legislature last night
and was received with marked at
tention. Every one who heard him
was greatly pleased.
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