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Statea,nt Showing What Was Done r
for imiprovements--Expenditures e
"It is furthermore the sense of the
commission that it is not practicable L
at this tilme to remove the hospital n
from Columbia. It is, however, plan- t
-ned to remove the colored insane as f
rapidly as practicable."
This statement is made in the report
of the State Hospital for the Insane '
commission which was sent to the, C
general assembly. The financial state
nent of the report shows that 1,935.41 b
acres of land have been -purchased by a
the commission as a site for the new
I.nstitution, at a cost of $53,290.15. The c
future plans of -the commission are not a
The members of the commission who
-were appointed for one year are: Dr. J. r
-W. Babcock, superintendent of the
State Hospdtal for the Insane; Dr.
Robert Wilson, Jr., chairman of the
State board of health, Charleston; a
Judge R. 0. Purdy, Sumter; Leroy
Springs, Lancaster; Dr. George B.
-Cromer, Newberry. a
The report of the commission, after U
-quoting the act, says that under the
provision of this joint resolution Dr.!
J. W. Babcock and Dr. Robert Wilson,t
Jr., were members of the commission e
by virtue of being superintendent of
the State Hospital for the Insane and
chairman of the State board of health,
respectively. The following received i
commission at the hands of Gov. An
sel: Judge R. 0. Purdy, Sumter; Col. '
Leroy Springs, Lancaster, and Dr. Geo.
B. Cromer, a permanent organization p
was effected by the election of Dr. J
W.--13abcock as chairman and Dr. Geo.
B. Cromer as secretary.
At an early meeting the following g
interpretation of the powers and du- o
-ties of the commission under the joint e
resolution creating it was unanimous- a
1y adopted: . p
"This commizsion construes the.
joint resolution of the general assem- d
bly creating the commission as follows, S
"1. That lands shall be purchased ti
for the use of the Hospital for the In-f
sane; to have plans, specifications andn
estimates made for said hospital. E
"2. That it is manda.tory to adopt d
such plans and specifications as may
be necessary and erect on the land a
purchased such buildings 'as will re
lieve congested conditions now exist-I
* * ng. -
"3. That the commission has un-'
limited power to plan for the enlarge
nent of the hospital beyond the erec
( tion of said buildings for relieving the
In view of this interpretation of the
joint resolution the commission recom
mnended to the board of regents that
it take immedate steps to relieve the
congested conditions existing in said c
'hospital by finishing the Taylor build
ing for white men. Erecting a dor-'
- mitory for negro women. It being con
templated that the occupancy by the
negro patients may be only temporary.
The following institutions were vis
ited 'by the commission:d
By Messrs. Purdy, Wilson and Bab
St. Lucis sanitarium.A
Peoria (Ill.) State hos.pital.
Cook county (Ill.),[Asylum Dunning..
Eastern State hospital, Kankaee, Il.
Buffalo (N. Y.) St'te hospital.
3fcLean hospital. Waverly, Mass.
State infirmary, Tucks-bury, Mass.
Manhattan State hospital, New YQrk
* r city- s
State hos.pital, New York.e
~By Messrs. Purdy, Cromer and
State hospistal, P-etersburg, Va.
As a result of this visit .much valu
able information was obtained, bv
-which the commission will be guided a
i.n carrying on its work b
* in answer to a published notice to v
~land owners, numerous offters of real
estate were received, a list of which h
is on file with the chairman.
After visiting several locations o
~where land was offered the commi~- t
sion finally unanimously decided to il
purchase the siTe for the hospital in v
the neighba~rhcod of Dents, on the line
'of the Southern raihvxay. This decision X
was reached because the site prese-nt- o
ed the features of healthfulness, ac
c,essibility and water.
Lands Purchased. s
Lands were purchased- as follows:
Name. No. Acres. Price. t
Jones.. . .... .. ..52.90 $ 979.70. c
Moore. .. .. .. .. .. 369.50 .8,313.75 1
Toyleston .. .. .. . . 903.11 18,062.20 1
'Roberts.. .. .. .. 108.25 4,000.00
H-arling.. .. .. .. .. 71.25 3,562.50 1
- pil. .. .. .. . . . . 282.00 10,700.00
Sylvan .. . . . .. . . 38.70 2,187.00
*True. .. .. . ... ..-.- 109.07 -3,485.00
Total. .. .. .. ..1,935.41 $53,290.15
The commission has, furthermore,
taken steps to get options on several
desirable tracts adjoining these al
Thes lands extend along the line of
These are stupendous
amount that the South spE
these figures may attract 3
curious thing about them
money is regularly sent i
South is that much poorer'
You trade at a Southi
dealer your money. You
torthern made shoe. Whe
money, less a small per c
west and the South is that i
Keep your money at
times, better wages, mo:
Ask your dealer for I
the South, by white labor,
best shoe value offered b;
$3.50 and $4.00. Money sl
in the South, and pays Soi
bakers and butchers.
It builds Southern fact<
We can support more
each do his part.
their places and were either visitin,
with each other or standing rowm
eep about the speaker's table.
Representative A: Mitchell Palme
f Pennsylvania, was the third speak
r to mount the table.
By this time 'he began his speec]
the crowd in the armory had dwindlet
to about 200 and there wa at leas
semblance of quiet. .
"Must'nt Rock the Boat."
"Whither the start given in Novem
ber," said Mr. Palmer, amid cheerE
the Democratic party will sall on ti
ontinued success unless some dawq
Ol rocks the boat."
Former Repr'esentative Theodore 12
ell paid' a scriking tri'bute to Cham]j
ark and dec'lared that if the part;
mtads behind him as speaker o.f thi
iuse of representatives Dedocrati'
iccess in 1912 will be assured.
"The people~ of the Middle West anm
th Far West have the greatest confi
nee'in the in7tegrity and the ability o
hamp Clark as a.leader of the Demo
scy," said Mr. Bell.
Must Consider Bryan,
The reference to Mr. Clark was re
arded as unusually significant inas
muh as Mr. Bell has generally beel
~own as the close friend and re.pr-e
atative of William J. Bryan. It wa
iphasize'd a few minutes later, when
r. Bell warned his :hearers that na
atter how much they might be at
mcted toward the gentliemen from
.io and New Jersey, the leaderhil
n1912, they must not forget .that thi
fections o:f millions of the peopi
11il clustered about the man from Ne
The hand of fate, Mr. Bell said, 'ha'
robably determined that Mr. Bryal
o~uld not be nominated for a fourt:
ie or ever be elected president o
e United States, but that h;e must noC
eoverlooked in the councils of th
The Tariff Spectre.
The gaut.t spectre of the tariff, wit:
al the vicissitudes it brings ifror
wthout and within a politica-l partl
tlked boldly thbrough the Jackso:
y gathering of the Democrats in thi
iy today.. It made its presence fel
tthe mass meeting at the Lyric in th
fernoon and it would not down at th
untiful feast which was spread a
te Fifth :egiment .armory tonight.
But 'the issue was fairly me~t by al
te speakers. Some frankly acknowl
eged that: there will be differences .c
oinion among the Democrats on thi
sbject, a,s there had been among th
publicans. Sernator Bailey, for in
stnce, while declaring that harmon
ofaction must be the watchword of th
emocracy if they maintain the a'dvat
tge wov at the last election, took di
rt ism' w-ith +'ms'e Democrats wh
fvor piecemeal revision of the tairif
Champ Clark, of Missouri, speaker-tC
oef the house of representatives, ha
jst announced that the sentimner
among the D)emocrats i'n the hous
;emed to favor piecem elal revision
hedule by schedule, if possible, bt
tm by item if necessarY.,
"Pardon me, madam, but the Wa
that man across the aisle is staringa
ou you must be very offensive. Do yc
ou must be very offensive. Do ye
wish me to interfere?"
"Oh, no; thank you. That's my hu1
"Yes. He's very near sighted, ax
thinks Tm somebody else."-CleV,
.e Southern railway for three nmils
nd from the Asylum road to the Koon
ad. A diagram of these lands is giv
n in the appendix.
Statement on Cost.
The report further says:
"While this aggregate amount of
ind and the cst may seem large, the
rembership of this commission feels'
lat they are planning perhaps for all
iture needs of the State.
"We are not prepared to report def
ite plans and estimates at this meet
ig of the general assembly, but the
mmission has tenative plans and
ill be in a position to adopt plans and
egin work as soon as money is avail
"It is furthermore the sense of the
ommission that it is not practicable
t this time to remove the hospital
om Columbia. It is, however, plan
ed to rvmove the colored insane as
apidly as practicable.
"It is the judgmint of the commis
ion that it should have the power to
rect such buildings and make such
Iterations and improvements on the
rounds of the present hospital as
all be required for the proper care
nd accommodation of the white pa
"It being respectfully suggested that
nder the joint resolution already
assed the commission had only the
ower to 'lan for the enlargement of:
1e hospital, without the power to e X
"In the purchase of lands the com
tission has had in view the idea that
1ould the general assembly at some
me in the future deem it wise to dis
se of t)ie present property in Co
imbia and move the white insane,
iey would have ample land for all
"We also respectfully suggest that
tasmuch as the powers of the com
ission are limited, the comMission be
[ven power to erect such buildings
the new purchase as may be nec
sary to care for the colored patients
ad, to t iat end and to improve the
resent,property, that the sum of not
ss than $200,000 be placed at the
isposal of the commission for the en
iing year in addition to the sum
hich may remain of t'he appropria
on already made.
"The complete minutes of the corn-,
ission and a statement of disburse
ents are printed herewith as appen
"In all its work the commission has
:ted with unbroken unanimi-y.
"J. W. Babcock,
"Robert Wilson, Jr.,
"R. 0. Purdy,
"George B Cromaer,
[ID JOYFUL HARNONY
elebration of Jackson Day and of Fa
mous Victories of 1910 Passes
Baltimore, Jan. 17.-The Democratic
slebrition came to a joyous -closie
ith a ban'quet held in the Fifth regi-'
bent armory tonight. More than 1,1001
iners sat about the score of tables
rranged in. gridiron fashion. At the
uests' table alone 53 covers were laid.
1 of the prominen't Democratic lead:
s who were present at the afternoon
Lass meeting, augmented by a train
ad of national' legislators from,
ashington, attended the banquet,
'hich was the largest and most elsa
yrate ever held in Baltimore.
In every Sense of the word the
:>read was a 'bountiful one and the
uberance of spirit, which brought
tthusiasm to the afternoon gathering,
ac'hed its height 'at the banquet.
Crowd Was Convivial
The "Rebel yell" made its appear
ace with the arrival of the diamond
ack terrapin and by the time the can
.s--back duck was reached there was~
nging'in all 'parts of the cavernous
The banquet began soon after 7~
'clock and it was 10.30 before an at
smpt was made to secure order. iThe
mense crowd of diners by this time'
-as not an easy one to handle.
Fin ally th.e toastmasterr, Ferdinand
Jilliams, of Cumberiand, began his
enig address. despite the disorder.:
The men who sat at the speakers'
able did their best to deliver the mes-'
a.ges they had prepare~d for the occa
on, but the confusion was so great
hat a fog horn would have been in
fective and the megaphone voice of
,r. Williams was lost to every one,
flore than 50 feet away.
It was apparent that too much had
een attempted in the way of banquet
Could Not Speak.
The armory was too large and the
mcoustics too 'bad to permit of any
emblance of order.
Maj. James C. Hemjphill, of Rich
nuond, Va., who was to speak on "The
Democratic Press," said he was afraid
to undertake it.
Th dier bh is time had all left
figures, yet this is the yearly
nds for shoes. As a curiosity
rou for a minute, but the most
is that three quarters of this
rway from the South and the
Drn shoe store. You give the
probably buy a western or
n the dealer pays his bill, this
knt to the dealer, goes north or
home. Let it work for better
re factories, more work for
'he Cradddek Shoe. Made in
for Southern gentlemen. The
7 any maker in the land for
ient for Craddock Shoes stays
ithern labor, Southern grocers,
>ries, homes and schools.
and better industries. Let's
KTERRY CO. .
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OF NEWBERRY.
In Court of Common Pleas.
The Exchange Bank, of Newberry, S.
- C., Plaintiff,
1 M. Louisa Werber et al., Defendants.
By virtue of an execution to me di
rected in the above cause, I have le-1
vied on and will sell on the 6th day ofI
February, 1911, the same being sales
- day, within the legal hours of sale, in
front of the Court House for said
) county, State aforesaid, the life estate
1 of the Defendant Mrs. M. Louisa Wer
ber in, all that lot of land in the town
of Newberry, said C.ounty and State,.
containing 2 1-2 acres, more or less,
r bounded by land's of Tench C. Pool,
estate 'of James Gau.ntt, Calhoun
3 street, and by lot of land heretofore
set off as the homestead of the said
I Mrs. M. Louisa Werber, and levied on
- as the property for life of the said de
fendant, Mrs. M. Louisa. Werber.
- Terms of sale: Cash. Purchaser to
pay for papers.
M. M. Buford,
- Sheriff Newb,erry County, S. C.
-Sheriff's office, Jan. 1S, 1911.
The Demon of the Air
is the germ of LaGrippe, that, breath-I
ed in, brings suffering to thousands1
Its after effects are weakness, Der
vousness, lack of appetite, energy
1 and ambition, with disordered liver
and kidneys. The grea'est need than
is Electric Bitters, the splendid. tonic,
blood purifier and regulator of Stom
,ach, Liver and Kidneys. Thousands
have proved- that tiey , wonderfully
strengthen the nerves, build up the
system and res'ore health and good
spirits after an attack of Grip. If
suffering, try'them. Only .50c. Per
fact satisfaction, guaranlteed by W. 1l.
f Thbe pleasant purgative effec+ exper
ianced by all who use Chamberlain's
Stomach and Liver Tablets. and the
healthy condition ot the body and
mind which they create. makes one
feel joyful. Sold by W. E. Pelham &
2 STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
'COUNTY OF NEWPElRRY.
1Court of Common Pleas.
sJoseph L. Crooks, Plaintiff,
Jason Jones, Defendant..
tBy an order of the Court herein, II
will sell at Newberry court house, at;
I public auction, to the highest bidder
therefor, during the legal hours of
Ssale, on Monday, the 6th day of Feb
ruary, 1911, being salesday, the fol
lowin~g described property, to w'it:
fTnat lot of land lying in the town
ofNewberry, in the section known as
e oraveltoW,X, in the county and State
aforesaid,.c'ontaininlg one-fourth of an
acre, more or less, bounded on the
Miss Kontestant, work whilesug
east by Philip 'street, on the south by
lot of Aurelia Lomax and on the west
y lot of Carrie , on the~
e following terms to wit:
One-half of the purcnase money to
tbe paid in cash and the balance on a
credit of twelve months, with interest
from day of sale, the credit portion
o be secured by bond of the purchas
er and a mortgage of the -'remises
ysold, with 1.eave to the pure.aiser to
Lt anticipate payment; the :.m 1 and
u feetgge to provide for attorney's
ufeof ten percenitum of the amount
de in case same is colleca by an~
3-! attorney with or without s~ .. Pur
chaser to pay for papers anJ. for re
dH. H. RIKARD,.I
.aN.wer, a. r, .Tn 16.f1911.
Call, write, or phone for
some0 one of the mRany poli
have your Insurance with
. berry El
Place your property on oul
sured of a speedy and sati
"lISTS" are issued week
pleased to send you oli
Place Your Property
E. H. AULL, Pres. H. H.RKARD
PAUL S. IIALFAC
ies issued 'by us, and
the "best" companies.
-"IST", and be- as
sfactory buyer. These
ly, ad we would lie
e, at y re est.
on Their "Lists".
, V.-Pres. I. K. AULL, Treas.