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THE NEGROES UNF11
CAPERS LAUNCHES "ALL WHITE'
Blalock State Chairman-Committee
men Namea From Each Congres
Columbia, Oct. 27.-A new Republi
oan party dawned in South Carolini
today. Eliminating the negro entire
ly and asking nothing of the federa
effice-hAders, none of whom wa:
present at the convention. More thai
100 of those who believe .in the Re
publican doctrines met at noon in th
Columbia theatre, in this city, and in
augurated a branch of the nationa
organization for this State, which th
leaders think will be fruitful of muel
good. In 1912, according to resolu
tion, Congressional candidates will b
in the field.
In a keynote speech before the con
vention John G. Capers outlined th
kopes of the party in this State, it
position with regard to the negro, whc
ke declared, is "not made nor fit fo
political equalization with you an
me," and summing up the object c
Mie convention and reorganization c
1.- party, as "the beginning of th
emancipation of political thought an
action in South Carolina, the like c
which has not been known in fort
years in this State," he said that th
newly organized Republican party I
not to be composed of office-holderE
"We have burned everything behin
us," declared Capt. Capers, after th
sonvention, "and we are starting ou
afresh without the office-holders. Ou
*1 11* delegates here today, you not
tihat there is not one office-holder i
South Carolina "Insurgency."
The meeting today marks somewha
of an "insurgency" among the Reput
licans in South Carolina. The meet
1cg does not recognize the eonventio:
held last month at which were presen
oniy a few white men, the vast ma
jority being negroes. The meeting
i the opinion of Capt. Capers, tha
was held here today, formally organ
ised a Republican party in this Stat
regardless of any other convention
Several things were made quit
slear at today's session:
1. The negro vote is not wanted b;
me new Republicans.
2. The appeal will be made to busi
ness, men and farmers, and not t*
effice holders and office seekers.
3. The negro has been a burder
around the Southern white man's nec1
as to Republican efforts in the South
L. W. C. Blalock, of Goldville, Laur
ens county, is chairman of the Repub
Mcan State executive committee, hay
ing been nominated at the conventior
today. I H. Norris, of York county
is a vice chairman; D. H. Wallace, o
Union, is secretary-treasurer. Capt
Capers presided over the conventioi
In additon to the above named offi
ers of the committee, the follow'ing
were named on the Republican Stat4
At Large-Z. A. Robertson, of Cher
okee; John Canty, of Kershaw.
First District-W. B. Utsey, of St
George. (two more to be appointed.)
Second District-M. W. Watson
Ridge Spring; T. A. Odomn, of Edge
field; H. D. McCravey, Ridge Spring.
Third District-J. H. Williams
Newberry; C. E. George, of Westmin
ster; T. D. Harris, of Pickens.
Fourth District-G. R. Mayfield, o
Greenville; John Har t, of Spartan
burg; G. W. Shell, af Laurens.
Fifth District-Charles Dudley, o
Gaffney; J. P. Clayton, of Shelton; T
0. Moser, of Fort Mill.
Sixth District-'J. Visanska, o:
'Georgetown; L, J. Tuckey, of Mullins
(One more to be nauted.)
Seventh District-G. G. Fox, of Sum-~
ter; L. D. Melton, of Columbia; F. C
Cain, of St. Matthews.
.Charleston Not Represented.
Charleston was not represented
That county was among the six coun
ties not having delegates here, anc
Berkeley was another of the lowel
coun ties that were marked absent
There was a bunch of rumors as t(
'Charleston. It was said that, inas
anuc'h as the Taft administration hac
not put an official "0. K." on today'1
meeti-ag, Postmaster Harris, general
ily recognized to be the leader of th1
Charleston Republicans, and other
from Charleston. had stayed away oi
this account. It was admitted by Capt
Capers that the convention was no
called by order of the administratio1
or anyone else.
There were present at the Columbi:
theatre 113 delegates, out of a repre
sentation of 134 members. This was
gratifying number to those who hay
worked to make the reorganization
The important legislation and othe
thinlgs for~ which the South Carolin
Rannhicans stand are set out in tt
Republican party has been called or
I held in this State during the year
1910, and no legal convention had
been called or held up to October 5, E
1 1910, only three days more than a
,month before the general election of
November 8, following; and whereas,
the Republican org:inization through
-!a State central committee or a State _
!executive committee which may have
existed has now ceased to exist and'
is therefore without power to perform
- its functions, and whereas, the South
t Carol; t rember of the Re-iblican
- national committee, in view of these
I conditions has issued a call for a State
convention under the mass meeting
plan, county by county, such plan be
- ing recognized by the Republican na
tional committee where no party or
- ganization exists in a newly created
I State of the Union, and in cases where
the once existing party organization
i has ceased and become defunct, and
- whereas, acting under that call dele
gates have been chosen from the coun
ties of the State and are here assem
- bled in State convention in the opera
house in the city of Columbia, S. C.,
this 27th day of October, 1910. There
fore your committee recommends the 1
r adoption and ratification of the call is
i sued by the South Carolina member
f of the Republican national committee
and the organization of the Republi
can party, this day perfected under
I "Your committee further recom
mends that there shall be a State exe
cutive committee composed of a chair
s man, a vice chairman, a secretary
treasurer, two members at large and
twenty-one additional members of the
executive committee, three from each
t of the seven Congressional districts in
t the State, to be elected by this con
e vention. The officers of said execu
tive committee as well as the add!
tional members thereof to be entitled
to vote Upon all questions under con
t sideration by the committee; that said
executive committee be empowered
and directed to frame such rules,
plans and regulations as may be nec
essary to further perfect the organiza
tion of the Republican party In this
State as has this day been established,
t including the county and the Con
gressional district organizations in
cuding also the right hereby vested in
said executive committee to fill ill va
cancies existing, for any cause, upon
said executive committee.
"Your committee directs attention
bndcmlse in national legisla
tion during the administration of
President Taft, who has so steadfast
ly lead kindly light through all of the
differences of opinion In our own par
'ty as to the application of schedulas
in a tariff law, The fundamental prin
ciples of which, however, all Repub- I
licans firmly adhere to.
"In this, as In the management of1
all of our national affairs, President
iTaft has demonstrated the greatest
Ipatriotism and wisdom, all of which
has been a source of confidence and1
pride to the people of his party in all
sections of the country.
"Your committee further submits
with its unanimous approval the fol
I"1. Resolved, 'That we favor a more
rigid immigration law. so framed as to
exclude from our country the indigent
pauper and vicious people of other
"2. We heartily approve the laws~
' recently enacted by our State legisla -
tures fixing the age limit for the em
ployment of children in the manufac
tories of our country and,favor a gra
dual increase of such age limit until
two years have been added to the age
now fixed by law. We congratulate
the officers and directors of our manus
facturing 'interests upon their cheer
fuil and cordial support of the spirit1
and letter of this law.C
"3. WeT are in favor of a standard i
eight-hour a day law for the laboring
~men and women of our country.
"4. We are in favor of such a contin
ued adjustment of the tariff as iwll pre
serve to the laboring people of our f
country such protection as will en
able them to enjoy a just proportion I
'of our country's prosperity in accord- :
ance with the established standard of I
living of the American workman. C
For 1912 Nominations.I
"No person shall be eligible to be a ]
member of a club, a delegate to State,
county, district or judicial conventions
except he is a registered voter in the
precinct in which 'he lives." 4
"That the delegates return to their
b.omes and organize the party in the
counties and Congressional districts
based on,goday's organization, looking
to active efforts toward nomination in
1912 of Congressional candidates from
each of seven Congressional districts
in the State."
_ The platform adopted was brief but
comprehensive, being as follows:
e: Mr. Chairman: Your commiittee on
a platform respectfully submits the fol
r The Republican party of South
a Carolina. in convenution assembled. in
C the opera house of the city of Colum
J. J. Langford is hereby nominated
or mayor, subject to the primary
P. F. Baxter is hereby i.,minated -
or mayor, subject to the primary
Alderman Ward 1.
Jno. W. Earhardt is hereby nominat
!d as alderman for Ward 1, subject
,o the primary election.
Alderman Ward 2.
R. B. Lominack is hereby announced
or reelection as alderman for Ward
, subject to the primary election.
John B. Mayes Is nominated for
Llderman from Ward 2, subject to the
-ules of the Democratic primary.
Alderman Ward 3.
Clarence T. Summer is hereby an
iounced as a candidate for alderman
.or Ward 3, and will abide the rules of
:he Democratic primary. .
The friends of Mr. J. B. Walton
place him in nomination for alder- I
-an for Ward 3, and pledge him to
.bide the results of the Democratic
Alderman Ward 4.
T hereby announce myself a candi
late fc.r alderman from Ward 4, sub
iect to the rules of the Democratic
Ollie 0. Smith.
E. L. Rodelsperger is hereby nomi
.ated for re-election as alderman 'for
Ward 4, subject to the primary elec
Alderman Ward 5.
0. S. Goree is hereby nominated as
ilderman for Ward 5, subject to the
Trustee Ward S.
The friends of Hon. Otto Klettner
iominate him for re-election for
chool trustee from Ward 3, subject
:o the rules of the Democratic pri
50TICE OF ELECTION FOR MAYOR
AND ALDERMEN OF THE TOWN
Notice is hereby given that the reg
ilar annual election for a Mayor and
ive Aldermen, one Alderman for each
>f the five wards, to serve for a term of
me year, will be held at the Council
Shamber, in the Opera House, in the
['own of Newberry, South Carolina, on
he second Tuesday in December, 1910,
)eing the 13th day of said month, the
>olls to be opened at 8 o'clock in the
~orenoon, and to close at 6 o'clock in
he afternoon. D. F. Pifer, A. C. Welch
tnd Alex. Singleton are appointed'
nanagers of the said election.
By order of the Town Council of
fewberry, S. C., on this the 22nd day
>f September, 1910.
COLE. L. BLEASE,
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J. R. Scurry,
C. &. T. T. C. N., S. C.
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COLLECTION OF TOWN TAXES.
Notice is hereby given that the tax
ooks for the Town of Newberry, S.
~., will be opened from the 15th day
if October to the 30th day of Novem
er, 191G, both inclusive. A penalty ~
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lound Trip Excursion Rates to the~
State Fair, Columbia, S. C.
The Soutnern railway announces:
rery low rates to Columbia, S. C., ac
ount of the State fair. Tickets on
ale October 29 to November 4, in-1
:lusive, with final limit returning No
rember 6, 1910. Individual round
:rip rates, including one admission to
:e fair grounds from Newberry, will
e $2.05. Extra coaches will be pro
rided on all trains during fair week.
Se display ad in another column in
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and Doris Shoes
are pre-eminently so.
Complete Line of the best
for BOYS and GIRLS.
TO DRAW JURY.
Ntice is hereby given that we, the
nrsigned Jury Commissioners for ~ l
'eberry County, S. C., will at 94
'lck a. in., November 5, 1910, at the I
uicly draw the names of 36 men
hshall serva as Petit Surors for
i ourt of Common Pleas which will
Dene at Newberry Courthouse, S.
ce of the Clerk of Court, openly and
ovember 21, 1910.
Jno. L. Epps.
Eug. S. Werts.
Jno. C. Goggans.
-r Commissioners for Newberry S
Cunty, South Carolina.
ctober 24, 1910.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
Al persons holding claims against
~estate of H. Archie Haltiwanger,
.ased, are hereby notified to pre
tsame duly attested to me or my
trneys, Messrs. Hunt, Hunt & Hun- (
,on or before the 25th day of No
Frances L. Haltiwanger.
tinistratrix of the Personal Estate
fH. Archie Haltiwanger, deceased
ctober 24. 1910. 10-25-4t-1taw.
NOTI(CE TO OREDITORS. Prop
A1 p)ersonls holding "laims against Tick<
eestate of Lula B. Epting, deceased. vember
ehereby notified to present same Exce
-l attested to mp or my attorneys.- for th4
esrs. Hunt, FHnt & Hunfor, on or
re the 2.~th dauy of Novrmbr, 1910 Fov
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To govern selection by
fitness rather than price.
To give service rather
S H O ES than to merely sell.
To offer the BEST at
In a word, to establish a
permanent institution in
which the women of New
berry will place their con
s we have done in our
Clothing, etc., for men
This is the purpose of
our establishing the Shoe
department for women.
~All of our shoes are sci
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the most modern fashions
but with a reserve from
__________ extremes that assures the
wearer of absolute cor
rectness and refinement.
HASWhile luxurious nevery
appointment, they are not
prohibitive in price.
rht" Shoe for Men
etanburg County Fair
SPARTANBURG, S. C.,
November 8-11, 1910.
Very Low Round Trip Rates Via
i.nderson ... ... ... ... ......... .... .... .... .....$2.30
~bbeville ... ... ... ... ....................-...265
~atesburg ... ... .......--... .........----.----.4-0@
kgefield ... ... ........---.... ...............---470
reenville ... ... ... ........... .... .... .....----..-2
reenwood ... ... ... .....................---225
onea Path ... ... ... ... .......-.....---.---.. -2
ohnston ... ...... .....----- ...... .--.-- -- 4-50
~exington ... ... ....... .---..........- . .....3.45
ewberry ... ... ... ... ......... .... ....... .....2.40
renton ... ... ... . ---------.---. ----. ---.----..-.
Villiamston....................--.-------.----- .-- .0
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ts sold November 7 to 11 inclusive with final limiat returning No
llent train service and accommodation. Extra coaches on all trains
accommodation of Fair travel.
urther information, call on Southern Railway ticket agents, or, ad
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