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FELDER TO CONNISSION.
His Lette:- Declining to Appear in
Respo'se to Resolution of the
Following is the letter which was
Teeeived by the dispensary winding
up commission at its meeting on Mon
day, from Thos. B. Felder, in response
to the resolution of the commission re
quiring him to appear before the com
mission and furnish the commission
all information in his possession:
Col. Felder wrote as follows to
Chairman James Stackhouse and to
the members of the commission:
"'Receipt of your valued favor of the
19th instant is hereby acknowledged.
I have been absent from the city for
the past week Or ten days. conducting
some investigations on my own ac
count anent the matters referred to
in the second paragraph of the series
sof resolutions adopted by your com
nission at a meeting held in the city
of Columbia on the 19th instant, a
copy of which you caused to be trans
2nitted to me here. .
"After mature deliberation I have
reached the deliberate conclusion that
if 'your governor could with propriety
create a commission -who are 'all
friends of mine and personal suppor
ters' to Investigate the members of
the old commission, the attorney gen
eral of the Siate of South Carolina
and -t'e agents, attorneys and em
ployes of the old commission. and to
make 'a rigid investigation of all my
(Blease's) acts as State senator, pri
vate citizen and governor of the State,'
I could with equal propriety resolve
myself into a committee of one to
zhake investigations as to the said
Blease, his allies and affiliates.
Claims Equal Jurisdiction.
"I think it woald be conceded that
my jurisdiction is equally as broad as
yours; that I have the same authority
to subpoena witnesses, compel their
attendance and to give evidence touch
ing the premises as you- possess; and
I feel that I may say, without undue
arrogance, that my 'findings of both
law and facts' will be just as binding
and,carry with them the same degree
\of weight -and respectability as yours.
"In conclusion permit me to say
that my investigations have been
quite extensive, thorough and exhaus
tive and most satisfactory to me, and,
when made public, will, in all human
probability, disqualify for service some
of those now seeking to pass officia'
fudgment upon the acts of my asso
eiates and myself.
"To some of you this statemient may
prove enigmatical, while to others it
will be most clear.
Promises "Veritable Broadside."
"It does not suit the con~venience of
miy committee to meet -with yours at
'the ti*me and place indicated, but if
we can -nutually agree upon a differ
*nt time and place for an interchange
of views, in formation and confidences,
I feel safe in saying that the result
will be most pleasing and profitable
to the people of the State of South
Carolina, if niot to you and 'yours.'"~
"While raaking no unconditional
promise to do so, (for I must in these
matters consult and largely yield to
the wishes of others more vitally in
terested in the outcome of this con
troversy than I can possibly be, and
I may add, whose views have deterred
me in doing so heretofore) still, if
unriestrained, will be my pleasure to
deliver in the not distant future a ver
"With the assurence of my most dis
tinguished consideration, I have tne~
honor to be, yours very truly,
"Thos. B. Felder,
"Chairman of the Anti-Blease In
The letter is dated May 26, 1911.
The resolution of the conmmissior
requiring Felder to appear was as
The following from the News and
Courier is the call made for Col. Fel
der to appear:
"Be it resolved, That this commis
sion meet on thie 29th day of May, A
D. 1911, and that Thomas B. Felder
of the firm of Anderson, Felder, Roun
tree & Wilson. be required to appeai
before said commission on that date
and furnish th'em -with all information
in his possession or in the possession
of his firm, in connection with all mat
ters and affairs of any and all claims
due or owing to or by the State of
South Carolina and from and to any
and all person or persons, in obedience
to the contract made with the late
members of this commission in writ
-ing by the said Anderso.~ Felder,
Roundtree & Wilson.
As to Governor.
"Resolved secon1d. That the said
Thomas B. Felder. at the same time b(
required to furnish al! informatior
in his possession in regard to an.1
mattr or mratters cornected with~ ih
syrd Stawed :pensary against any of
ficer of said institution or of this
Stize. and parseuTrly the governor o:
this State. the Hon. Cole L. Blease
in ecco-ance with his communica
tions heretofore made. either in per
son or through the press of this State,
and that he also furnish any informa
tion he has in his possession, show
ing any connection or any dealings
in person as agent for others that the
said Hon. Cole. L. Blease may have
had with the State dispensary direc
tors or any other person or persons
connected with said institution.
"Resolved third, That a copy of!
these resolutions be transmitted by
registered letter through the United
States mail to the said Anderson, Fel
der. Rountree & Wilson and a copy
individually to Thomas B. Felder, of
"WIRELESS" MEN CONVICTED.
Wilson and Four Associates Sentenc
ed to Federal Prisons.
New York, May 29.-Chris,'opher
Columbus Wilson, president of the
United Wireless Telegraph cu-mpany,
and four of his associates were con
victed in the criminal branch of the
United States circuit court late today
for fraudulent use of the mails in db
taining subscriptions to wireless. They
were sentenced as follows: President
Wilson, three years in the Federall
prison in Atlanta; Geo. H. Parker and
F. E. Butler, two years each in the
same prison; W. A. Diboll and W. W.
Thompkins, one year each in some
New York prison.
Following a sensational charge by
District Attorney Wise, that one of the
jurors had been approached Sunday
night in the interest of the defendants
with the offer of a bribe, "even if it
ran into five figures," and his charge.
that the men on trial were desperate
prisoners who would flee the jurisdic
tion of the court, if admitted to bail,"
the judge committed the five to the
Tombs to allow an appeal to be tak
In summing up, District Attorney
Wise declared that it had be;en shown
"Wilson netted $900,000 from the sale
of. 76,000 shares of stock, but in all,
$1,500,000 went into his own pocket."
Each of the defendants was convict
ed on four counts, three in each case
charging misuse of the mails, and the
fourth, conspiracy. The _ maxir um
sentence might have been six years in
prison and fines of $25,000 each.
DEATH IN SPEEDWAY.
Harroun Wins Race-4Great Driver, lai
a Marmon Car, Goes 500 3Elles inL
Motor Speedway, Indianapolis, May
30.--For fame, fortune and the glory
of the automobile one life was- sacri
'ficed and several men injured today,
in the first 500-mile race on a spied
way, the greatest test of skill and en
durance in the history 'of the spourt of
motor racing, won iby Ray Harroun,
driving a Marmon car in the time of
6 hours, 41 minutes and 8 seconds.
Closely pressing Harroun for the vic
tory were Ralph Mulford, with a Loz
ier, 'who finish'ed second, and DavidN
Bruce-Brown, who drove his Fiat un
der the wire a good third.
Seventy-seven thousand persons
roared encouragement to the 40 pilots
that started the race at 10 o'clock this
morning, and with unflagging enthu
siasm cheered the leaders in the last
laps of ,the race and watched the field
pound around the course in division
o~f the lesser honors.
In the most serious accident of the
day S P Dickson, of Chicago, mechani
*cian for Arthur Greiner, driving an
Amplex, lost his life in an upset on
the back stretch. The race had 'been
on but a few minutes and the Amplex
was in its thirteenth mile when the
rim of one of the front wheels i'ew
off. The twisted in a might spasm,
hurling Greiner and Dickson from
their seats. Dickson was thrown
against a fence twenty feet from the
car and instantly killed. Greiner was
unconscious when he was picked up
and it was feared he had concussion
of the brain, but when he was revived
at the field hospital, it was found his
only injury was a fractured arm.
A series of succeeding accidents
thrilled the immense crowd, pitched
high to a fearful expectancy and kept
the thousands of eyes strained on the
track for a carnival of death that
seemed imminent whenever a groups
of cars flashed close to eacnl otner.
Notice is hereby given that the u n
dersigned, as administrators of the
personal estate of A. J. Gibson, do
ceased. will make a final settlement of
\he guardianship estate of Nina B
Gibson. minor, on the 19th day of
June 1911. at 11 o'clock a. in., in the~
office of the Probate Judge for New
berry co unty, and immediately there
after apply for a discharge of saids
estate by reason of said guardianship.
I. H. Hunt,
0. B. Cannon.
Mayl ~. 1911. Administrators. e
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