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Chinquepin. There I have lived eve
My life has been spent as a laborin
The greater part of it has been df
voted to farming.
For about a year I was an opera
tive in the Newberry cotton mills.
For 17 years I have been a membe
of your county Democratic executiv
For eight years I -was honored wit
the position of secretary and treas
urer of that committee, which I rE
signed when I became a candidat
While I have had no great educa
tional advantages. I trust to mak
good use of such as I did have, an
the years I spent in the commo:
schools and in our beloved Newberr
college were of great benefit.
On the 19th day of February I wa
commissioned. by Governor - Martin I
Ansel as magistrate of No. 2 towr
ship. and on 19th of February. 1901
T was commissioned by the same goi
ernor as one of the supervisors
registration for Newberry county.
It is useless for me to detain yo
with any extended remarks as to th
kind of life I have lived and how
have ever been ready to do anythin
and everything in my power to a(
vance the interests of the county.
If elected, I promise to devote n
time and attention to the office, an
to give you the best service that i
I thank you very much for yoi
kindness to me on every occasion
have been to Whitmire, and I tru,
that you will see fit to cast your ba
lots for me on the day of the electioi
Mr. F. M. Schumpert, the encun
"Mr. Chairman and Fellow Citizens
"I will just state in the outset th(
I do not propose to make a speecl
and really, to tell you the truth,
don't know that I could if I were i
attempt it. I know it is exceeding]
difficult to say just what you ought i
say and not say too much. .Cons4
quently, I just want to say to you, a
fellow-citizens, that at the end of thi
year I will have filled Mr. Wilson
unexpired term and I am now a car
didate for re-election. I have trie
to discharge my duty faithfully, an
I am proud to say that I have ha
Quite a number of people to tell mn
that I have done so.
"Now it is left entirely to yo
whether or not I should be re-electe<
I think there is no reason why th
people should not elect me for a set
ond term, and I crtainly will appre
ciate it. I thank you very kindly fc
electing me on the previous occasioi
and assure you I will appreciate
vote for a second term."
For House of Representatives.
The candidastes for the house <
representatives were then introduce<
The present members of tho house ax
Messrs. C. T. Wyche, Arthur Kible
and Godfrey Harmon, all of whom ax
seeking re-election. Taking the cat
didates in alphabetical order, Count
Chairman Dominick introduced, as tt
Mr. H. H. Evans.
M~r. H. H.' Evans said he had ha
no cause to change the platform c
which he had stood in former race
but he had a few new planks to inje<
into it. He said the duty of a legi:
lator was to find out from the peop]
what they wanted. The people wan
ed economy and wanted it today mox
than ever before. They wanted the
rights protected. He said he spol
to the people as a farmer and laborin
He was opposed to compulsory edi
cation and favored biennial session
saying biennial sessions would sai
the people so!me $40,000 a year.
Had favored repeal of lien law, an
the free conference report had smea:
edl it over so that even the dev
couldn't recognize it. He wanted mol
money for the common .schools, at
wanted the higher institutions ru
on a more economical basis. Hui
dreds of thousands of dollars wel
given to the higher institutions, ar
but a pittance to the common schbol
He was not opposed to free schola
ships, but was opposed to the compe
itive featurtet of it, because the p0t
man's children could not compete wil
the rich man's children. The presel
free scholarship system was a farc
He was not against Clemson colleg
"but for God's sake tell me wh;
Clemson had done for the people," I
exclaimed. With all the enormoi
tag tax and other sources of revent
which it had, it was not under co:
trol of the State. This tag tax, whi
it wasg called an indirect tax. can
outof he ocSs of the~ farmer's. F
was not against Clemson. but Cler
son could support herself today wit]
out a dollar's appropriation havir
the money in the treasury. He want(
to bring all the State institutioi
don +o a busines basis. The hu
for these institutions Was o1LI'UgeouS.
He spoke of what he called exorbi-:
tant rates of interest charged by the
- banks, and he believed the rate of in
r terest could be reduced to six per
cent. and the banks still declare hand
He said he spoke as one who knew
of what he talked because he was one
of the laboring class and had to hear i
his share of the burden. "If elected
to the legislature, so help me God, I
will stand to my standards," he con
e Mr. Godfrey Harmon.
Mr. Godfrey Harmon, who is seek- ,
ing re-election, thanked the people
- for their support in the past, and cit
- ed them to his record. He regretted:
e that on account of illness he had been
prevented from taking part in import
ant legislation during the past ses
I He favored a more economical ad-!
ministration of the government, cut
y ting off useless appropriations, and:,
reducing the tax levy.
s He opposed raising salaries of of
- Some change was necessary as to:
the privilege tax. It amounted to over
$250,000, and besides Clemson got
revenue from other sources. It seem
ed to him Clemson ought to get i
u through putting up -new buildings
e sometimes, and get to running on an
I economical basis? He favored giving
g Winthrop $50,000 of the tax, putting
-;$100,000 on the roads, and giving the
balance to Clemson which would give
y Clemson $100,000 and probably more.
d He favored education, and especially
n common school education. When the
State had given its children a .good
r common school education, it had done
I its full duty by them, he said. -
t He favored biennial sessions, and
- making terms of officers four years.
1. He favored good roads, but did not
want to increase taxation, and he fa
vored taking such convicts as were
suitable, from the State farm,, which
Lt was now being run in competition
1, with the farmers, and putting these
I convicts on the roads.
o With this method, and putting $100,-,
y 000 of the tag tax on the roads, where
o the people who paid the tax would
e^get the benefit of it he believed good
s roads could be secured.
sHe reviewed the history of his safe
s ty match bill, which passed the house
-and was killed in the senate, and if
d re-elected he would urge its passage.
d He wanted a dog law, which he had
d fathered in the past legislature, in
e, order to get rid of worthless curs.
If he had not been sick and at home
u at the time he would haveg opposed
I. 'the bill for the creation of the bridge
e over Saluda river at Alligator Rock,!
sbecause he believed Newberry should
-not have borne the whole cost, but
r Ithat 'Saluda should have, paid her
a If re-elected he promised, with
God's help, to give the people faith
ful service in the future.
if The laboring man was the man that
L needed help, and if God would endow
e him with the wisdom, he would aid in
rgiving him that hetp.
e He jumped on the house for buying
Lnew chairs while he was sick at home,
y jthe old ones being so7d for $3.15,
.ewhile the new ones cIost $25. Another
useless extravagance was giving the
silver service to the battleship South I
d Carolina, he said.
n Mr. F. W. Higgins.
s,Mr. F. W. Higgins said he had been
' to the legislature two years and had I
-hung his feet over the desks and*
e found them comfortable, and if they
were going to put any chairs there
ebetter than t te old ones he certainly
r wanted to try them. He spoke of the
:e importance of the position of legisla
g tor, saying the governor was not the
man to watch, but the members of
- the house and senate, because it was.
supon them that the duties of making
e the laws devolved. A law that did not
meet the approval of the people was
d never enforced.
:-There were two or three issues be
l fore the people, the first of which was
e whether or not wei should have straight
d out prohibition or local option. After
n a few remarks as to the glorious his
- tory of the grand old State of Sonth
*e Carolina, he said he was opposed to.
dthe straight-out prohibition law, be
. lieving- if that kind of law was pass
c- ed there would have to be one man to
t- watch every local optionist and two
>r or three to watch every prohibitionist.
:hUnder a prohibition law there would'
ItI have to be spies who would come
e. round nosing into people's houses,
e, ind they would have to be paid, which
iwould mean extra expense. He was a'
tlocal optionist and opposed to any
is sumptuary law. He was heartily in
le favor of temperance, however.
1- As to Clemson and Winthrop and
le all the higher institutions, he was a
' fri>ud to them, and wanted to give
thn uah U) app~ort them, but not
1- another dollar above that. Give
1- Clemson enough and then take the,
g balance and give it to 'the education of:
d the little tots. He paid a tribute to.
t Winthrop as the educator of the moth
He wVas inl fa o o aJuiiah g Ih
supervisor and commissioners, and
et each township elect a commission
r, and let the commissioners elect a
-hairman and secretary, and put each
:ommissioner under bond for the
aithful performance of his duty.
In concluding, he paid a tribute to
voman, thanked the people for what
hey had done for him in the past, and
ooked with hope and confidence to
he returns from Whitmire on the
Mr. Arthur Kiler.
Mr. Arthur Kibler said he was not
t politician, but a plain business man
rying to do his duty to himself and
lis fellow-man. He had never studied
he crooks and turns of politics, and
vas too old to begin now.
He had been a member of the legis
ature four different terms-not suc
essively, but for eight years' and he
iad tried to do his duty and cited his
-ecord. He believed the legislature in
he main did the best as they thought
or the interests of the whole people
)f the State. There had been differ
mces on the question of appropria
ions. and he was an economist of the
strictest sort, believing it to be his
inty to vote for such appropriations
)nly as would carry on the govern
nent economically administered.
There were two important questions
n which the people of the county
ould be called to vote this year. He
,xplained the constitutional amend
nent to be voted on providing for a
Ifth associate justice, when the court
is at present constituted was divided
he decision of the lower court was af
Irmed which made the circuit judge
rying the case practically a supreme
ourt justice. With another justice the
ourt could better dispatch its work,
ind he did not believe in harinpering
lustice. The amendment also provid
ed for increasing the term from eight
te ten years. He believed -every
means should be provided for the
proper administration of justice, but
the people*would have an opportunity
o express their opinion upon this
He also explained the act which
3uts before the people the question of
urning over to the Y. M. C. A. the old
!ourt house building, the condition as
provded in the act being that $15,000
should be raised for improving the
>uilding and that it should be used
or Y. M. C. A. purposes," and if at
my time its use for such purpose
should cease then the bui'ding tc re
vert to the county. He discussed
his matter at some length, saying it
was a matter of the peopl.e to decide.
Mr. G. S. Mower Absent.
Chairman Dominick stated that Mr.
1eorge S. Mower was absent, but had
sked him to state that Mr. Mower
'egretted very much his inability to be
Mr. Jno. N. Taylor.
Mr. Jno. M. Taylor said that gay
rnment was a wonderful thing, in
pired of God, and should be used to
lleviate human suffering, and not t
As a member of the legislature he
ould not do anything of himself. He
ould only cast his vote and raise his
oice in the interests of his people.
He was in favor of' every boy and
irl jin this broad land having their
nental faculties cultivated. He spoke
f the horrors of ignorance, and said
ie wanted to see the time come when
a man who wouldn't send his children
o0 school would have it to do. No
nan had a right to deprive his child
>f an education.
On the little minor questions, as
working roads and other things, he
would give his idea. He said Mr. Hig
;ins, who had spoken first, had taken
iis plan as to county government. He
said the plan of having township com
lisoners was his plan.; that he
ad first advanced it.
He branched off on the liquor ques
:ion saying it was the damnable stuff
alled whiskey that was filling the
prisons and the chaingangs. He want
ed to see men rise higher and above
He wanted this to be the highest
id grandest campaign in South Caro
lna for the elevation of the men, wo
tnen and children.
"Shoot at the moon, as some one
bad expressed it," he said. He wanted
to see the time come when a man who
was a candidate before the people
would not be accused of wanting
graft. If the people wanted the right
kind of laws, and these laws enforced,
they should elect men above suspi
If he had the honor and privilege
of going back to the legislatur,e he
would promise, as he promised before,
that he would go to no place or do
anything but that he co'uld have New
berry with him. With pure men in
the legislature, the people would re
pect the law.
He spoke of the duty of the citiz
en to obey the law, tracing 'the originl
Dr. C. T. Wychie.
Dr. C. T. Wyche said he had been
lected every time he had offered for
ah hue, and on the first ballot ev
vd his apPreciation. Oiie of the high
est compliments passed upon him
during his legislative career-and he
had had a good -.many-was that he
would vote for what he believed to be
right, regardless of who opposed it
or how it was opposed.
He had introduced the first pure
food bill in this State, and this was
the first State that had had a pure
food law, which was now a national
measure. Newberry should be proud
of the fact that her representative had
first introduced this measure. He!
discussed at some length his pure
food measures, and his fight for them.
He had fought for the State health
office in order to prevent the spread
of contagious diseases, and now the
poorest man in the State, who sus
pected he had consumption, could
send his spittle to Columbia and have
it examined, as well as the richest
man, and if consumption was discov
ered in time 75 per cent. of the cases
could be cured. Typhoid fever and
other diseases of this character were
under the charge of this officer.
He wanted to go to the legislature
because there were a few little things
he wanted to work. out yet.
He sAid he was in favor, as he was
two years ago, of changing the road
system. Newberry never would have
good roads as long as the old worn
out overseer system was kept up. The
farmer had been required to work the
roads unaided for a hundred years,
and the towns should be made to bear
their part of the burden. He favored
levying a commutation tax-$2 as.at
present was all right- and a 1-mill
property tax. There were 6,000 per
sons liable to road duty in the county,
and with. a $2 tax $12,000 would be
raised, and a 1-mill levy would bring
in $7,000, making $19,000, or if the
commutation tax were $3 it would be
With proper organization he believ
ed this metho'd would build and keep
up the roads of Newberry county,
working with the proper kind of paid
gangs properly selected. If the pres
ent system were continued he favored
giving every section of the county her
share of work, and the last legisla
ture had required the supervisor to
work in different sections, and if there
were no change in the present law he.
would go further and favor requiring
so many months' work in each town
ship each year. -But the system which
he had urged was the one which he'
~would strive tosecure.
He was a friend of education, but
he had never voted for an appropria
tion which he did not think was nec
Local option meant the selling of
liquor by Columbia and Charleston to
the people of the rest of the State. If
they were given the right to sell li
quor the rest of the State ought to.
have the same right. The people were
demanding prohibition and they were
going to have it and he expected to
work for prohibition. He was a pro
hibitionist and he believed prohibition
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Arrival and Departure of Passenger
Trains-Effective 12.01 A. .
Sunday, July 17, 1910.
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No. 17 for Greenville.. . 2.48 p. Tn.
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