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WiLL PAY TRIBUTE
To NOTED SFiR t)N
3onument For Dr. _Marion Sims.-Will
Be Located on State House
The general assembly of South Car
olina has provided an appropriation of
$5,000 to erect a suitable monument
to James Marion Sims, on the State
houe grounds. The amount was given
by the general assemly on the condi
tion that thl medical profession of
South Carolina raise an additional $5,
000, making the total amount available
$10,000. It is thought that the ques
tion of raising the fund will be
brought before the next meeting of
the South Carolina Medical society.
The resolution for the appropriation
was introduced in the house by Mr.
James Marion Sims was born in
Lancaster county, South Carolina, on
Jannary 25, 1813. He died in New
York city on November 13, 1883. He
was graduated from the South Caro
lin college in 1832 and later studied
medicine at Charleston and Philadel
phia. He began the practice of medi
cine in 1835.
Dr. Sims resided at Montgomery,
Ala., from 1840 to 1853, where he be
came known for his successful opera
tions for strabismus and clubfoot.
In 1845 he made known his hypo
thesis on the cause and proper treat
ment of trismus mascentium. The ef
fectiveness of the treatment was later
demonstrated by a long series of ev- !
periments. In the same year he be
gan experiments to test a treatment
he had conceived for vesico-vaginal
fistula, in the course of which he de
vised the silver suture and several in
struments, the chief of which is the
duskbill speculum, known as the Sims
In 1853 Dr. Sims removed to New!
York city and shortly began a move
ment for the establishment of a hos
pital for the disease of women. A
temporary structure was built in 1855,
and a charter and appropriation were
granted by the legislature in 1857 for
the permanent institution, built in
1866 on the pavilion system.
Went to Europe.
Dr. Sims went to Europe in 1861
and performed the operation for yes
ico-vaginal fistula in the hospitals of
London, Paris, Edinburgh aid Dublin.
In 1862 he settled in Paris and secur
ed a lucrative practice. He practiced
in .oLndon from 1864 to 1868, and in
the latter year returned to America.
He was again in Paris in 1870 and was
surgeon-in-chief of an Anglo-Ameri
can ambulance corps that treated both
French and German soldiers after the
battle of Sedan.
In 1872 Dr. Sims was appointed 'a
miember of the Woman's hospital of
New York, but resigned in 1874.
Among his, published works are
"Clinical Notes on Uterine Surgery"
(1865), "Treatise on Ovariotomy"'
(1873), "History of the Discovery of
Anaesthesia," "The Story of My Life"
(1884). A bronze statue of Dr. Sims
is in Bryant park, New York city.
TRIED TO TAKE HER LIFE.
Young Chester Girl Attempted Suicide
on a Main Street of the
Chester, 'Feb. 20.-Miss Rosa Lem
on, a resident of the Eureka mill vil
lage, made a desperate but ineffective
effort to commit suicide on one of th
main streets of this city this morning.
Troubled over domestic affairs, and;
especially angered .at her mother for
.chastisement, the 16-year-old girl has
tened to a drug store this morning
-and purchased 10 cents worth of lau
da.num. When about a block distance
from the store, she unwrapped the
bottle, extracted the, stopper and took
the drug. Policeman Caldwell, attract
~ed by the peculiar manners of the girl,
and detecting what she had done, hur
ried her to Dr. W. R. Wallace's office..
After two hours' strenuous work on
the part of Dr. Wallace and the chief
of police, Miss Lemon was granted a
longer lease on life.
TRYING TO GET A
FULL BLEASE TICKET
Columbia, Feb. 20.-There has been
a good deal of political talk about the
State house recently, and the impres
sion now prevails that the friends of
Governor Blease 'will name a full State1
ticket, from the head down, including'
State officials and members of the gen
eral assembly from each county, and
that the same will be done, in opposi
tiou, t y the friends of Chief Justice
Jones. This may be changed as time
'wtears along and as the situation de
velops, but such is the trend of the
AIKE\ SCORES BEARS. t
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ed. In the name of common decency,
in con:ideration for -he Southern far
mer, who contributes more to the ex
part trad of the !-nited State than
half of the rest of 'his country comi
bined, this piracy on his products
should be stopped. If the cotton ex
changes are to be one-sided affairs,
dominated by the "bears," it would be
infinitely better to abolish th-Im alto
gether. Congress should know the;
facts, and, knowing them, should pass
such legislation her= as will protect
the producers cf this country.
A normal price for the- present crop
of cotton would have been 12 1-2 cents
per pound. Much of it has sold as low
as 8 cents per pound. Owing to bear t
manipulations, aided and abetted by
the government, the cotton producer
has easily lost 3 cents per pound on
the entire crop or $215,000,000; and c
two-thirds of this amount, or approx
imately $145,000,000, has been given to
Mr. Tribble: Will the gentleman
yield for a question?
Mr. Aiken of South Carolina: Cer- !
Mr. Tribble: I understand the gen- (
tleman introduced his bill some time
Mr. Aiken of South Carolina: Yes. r
Mr. Tribble: Has the gentleman
been able to get the committee on c
agriculture to investigate and report I
Mr. Aiken of South Carolina: No; I
have been able to get no report at all t
from the committee.
Mr. Tribble: They had not investi
gated that, so far as the gentleman l
knows, so as to report that bill? '
Mr. Aiken of South Carolina: They r
have not, so far as I know. I would
willingly accQrd sincerity' of purpose
to the attorney general if, accepting
this horn of the dilemma, he did not
appear ridiculous in the sight of all
good citizens, interested in the wel
fare of a common country. Perhaps, as
a newspaper in my district tersely
puts it: "He prefers the hug of the
bear to the horns of the bull." (Ap
paus*e on the Democratic side.)
While I thought the prosecution of
Brown, Hayne, and -Scales was little*
less than criminal, since the attorney
general has assumed the responsibil
ity and given the "hears" the benefit
of the government's support, I could
see no reason why the "bear" element,
who had robbed the producing class
of fully $3,000,000 should not also be
prosecuted, and to that extent aid in
demoralizing their robber band. With
this'idea in view, I directed a letter
to the attorney general, asking why
these men should no be prosecuted.
I have my letter to him and his re
ply. I shall not read them, but will
ask leave to print them in the Record.
In his reply the attorney general
says if he had evidence of the exist
ence of a "bear" pool he would pro
ceed. against it, as he has proceeded'
against the so-called "bull" pool.
While I can not furnish him such evi
dence as would be'conclusive in court.
such investigation as I have made
convinces me that the evidence
against the "bear" and "bull" elements
of the exchanges is tangible alike;
that the market can neither be boost
ed nor beared by one man (applause
on the Democratic side); that there
are men on the exchanges who oper
ate almost exclusively on the "bear"
side and operate in collusion with oth- I
er "bear" operators; that these raids
on the market are often plannedI
months before the actual coup; and I
that the robber band planning them
will use every possible instrumental-t
ity, including the government, to carry
out their damnable purposes. How
many times hav'e they had advance in-c
formation of the government reports.t
Who would deny that they have or<
have had agents in the statistical de- t
partments of this government? Now,
these facts are all known to the attor
ney general, and yet he comes up with<
the prosecution of the "bull" clique in.
his right hand, and in his left hand
with the lame excuse that he does not
know who the "bears" are. (Applause
on the Democratic side).
The regular "bear" cotton specula
tor is as well known in exchange cir
cles as the officers of this govern
nent are known to the people of
Washington. I have here in my pos
session the names of several "bear"]
frms who will be found on the "bear"*
side of every important exchange
transaction and they .were the immed
iate beneficiaries of the government
raid on the market two years ago. If]
the attorney general will arraign his
witnesses in the pending case and call
on the parties under prosecution for
evidence, and then rake the letter files'
of the "bear" element, as he did in the
case of his prosecution of the "bulls,"
he will not be lacking for evidence. A
"bear" pool was on, which held the
+-+re market a cent a pound below 1
he spot market at the very time thi
,overnment began proceedings agains
h. so-called "hull" clique, and tha
-ery act, as I have shown, gave ris
o the so-called "bull" ~oo:. as a de
ense mea:sure, originatin. with th
Mr. Haflin. Mr. Chairman. will m
riend permit a question?
Jir. Aiken of South Carolina. Cer
'Mr. Hrflin. Is it not a fact that a
he tin the attorney general prose
uted what is called the "bull" rai
hc Spin.ers were taking cotton?
Mr. Aiken of South Carolina: Yes
have just mentioned that.
Mr. Heflin. The spinners were tak
ng this cotton?
Mr. Aiken of South Carolina. C-er
ainly they were.
Mr. Heflin. I have not had thi
leasure of heiring all of my friend'.
peech; but has the gentleman hearc
f any grand jury indictment of "bear'
aids this fall?
Mr. Aiken of South Carolina. Thern
ave been absolutely none, so far as
Mr. Heflin. Since the gentlemar
alled -upon the attorney general ha,
Le reason to think that anybody in the
[epartment of justice has investigate(
.nd reported on a "bear" raid?
Mr. Aiken of South Carolina: Not t(
ny knowledge. I have heard of noth
ng of the sort. Of course the interes
f tahe producer was not considered
.nd it is evident that the attorney gen
ral's assertion that the prosecutioi
vas for the protection of the mill in
erests was at that time groundless
Chis letter of the attorney genera
hows ignorance of conditions that i:
am-entable or bias that is unworth
Ln officer of this government. I givi
ny letter and his reply to the publi
or what they are worth. (Applause.)
ENDS $1 TO CONSCIENCE FUND
tole Pint in 1900, Says Old Dispen
sary Employee-Confession Made
Columbia, Feb. 19.-An employee o
he dispensary In 1900 stole one pint o
XX" or "XXX" rye whiskey, and, ti
ase his troubled- conscience, whici
asn't let him rest since the deed wa:
ommitted, he wrote a letter to Gov
rnor Blease confessing his sin, anm
nclosed a $1 bill as a contribution ti
he "conscience fund" for the pint o
iquor which he filched from the State
he governor returned the money t<
he man, telling him that he hoped hit
in -had been forgiven, .and that h
hould put the dollar to some goot
>urpose. The letter came from Green
rille, the man being an employee of
otton mill. Leaving out the name
he lett-er is as follows:
"In the year 1909 I was employei
>y the State, working in the dispen
ary. While I was working there:
tole one pint of rye whiskey. I wat
>t in sin, but the dear Lord has for
~iven me for it. I want to make i
ight with the State, and I feel liki
rou are the one to confess it to. Ma:
he Lord bless you. I will send you'$:
o- pay for it. I am a poor man, work
ng at the cotton mill for a living..
lave a wife and five children. I an
>oor, but I am rich. I am willing t<
uffer anything on earth for my Say
or. I pray God's rich-est blessing upoi
ou. Hoping to hear from you soon.
The governor, returning the one dol
ar to the man, replied as follows
Your letter of February 15 received
have forgiven you your sin, and hop
od has also forgiven you. If H
las not, He will. I return herewiti
he dollar which you enclosed; put i
o some good purpose."
Some of the liquor houses in re
ent years have made contributions t<
he "conscience fund" of the forme:
ispensary on account of over-charge:
o the State, but this is the first knowr
:ontribution from an humble em
loyee, who simply took a pint of li
YEGG1MAN SUSPECTS IN JAIL.
rwo White Men Held at Greenwool
on Safe-cracking and Mlurder
Greenwood, Feb. 20.-Sheriff McMil
an assisted by three special deputie;
rrested a man supposed to- be W
ritt Stanley 'and his alleged accom
)lice, D. M. Cheeks, wanted for safe
tracking and murder in other States
['he two men are in jail here and off
:ers are expected to identify then
Photographic identification, it is stat
id, appears to be complete -already.
SALE UNDER CHATTEL MORT1'A(GI
By virtue of the power given in
hattel mortgage, executed by W.\
Bledsoe to J. B. Bledsoe, H. 0. Lon,
md B. M. Havird, dated the 27th da
>f February, 1911, and recorded 0:
h 28th ay of Ferary, 1911, in th
than with I
"The Bank 7ha
Jas. McIntosh, Pr<
I . .. TEIR -co?PAn
That is why it wards off fatigi
-rapher. In consequencs, her
is possible to obtain with any <
Monarch Machines may be pui
Monarch Literature. Learn tl
card will bring full informatior
office of the Clerk of Court of New- the i:
9berry County, South Carolina, the call ir
-conditions of which said mortgage fice,
have been broken, the undersigned, as Als
-agent for the mortgagees, will sell said
at the store of W. V. Bledsoe, at Sil- store
-verstreet, Newberry County, South tank,
Carolina, onl Friday the 1st day of Te'
M ~arch, 1912, at 10 o'clock, in the fore
noon, all the stock of goods, wares,
~.and merchandise of thle said W. V. Da
Bledsoe contained in the said store ry, S
Shouse, consisting of dry goods, shoes, 2
Sclothing, hardware, crockery ware,
ietc., the invoice price of said stock
of good amounting to $1,395.19, and Th
ntight 1909. bT C. E. Zimermx Co..4No.
the New Year t
in the right dii
a savings accot
solicit your bu
ys receive coi
t Always Has I
esident J. E. Norw<
One secret ol
lies in the woi
of its key acti
A writer in the'i
of the finger.
That is why
11/0, to operate th
S / machine.
ie and saves nerve strain on
work is more accurate, great
ther writing machine.
rchased on the Monthly Payz
ie many reasons for Monarci
ibia, South Carolina
aventory thereof can be seen by I Dist:
tg on the undersigned, at his of- , the
at Newberry, S. C. JschO
a the fixtures belonging to the men
W. V. Bledsoe, contained in said said
,consisting of show cases, oil
scales, iron safe, etc.
cms of sale, cash.
Cannon G. Blease, Fe~
Agent of Mortgagees. ..
ted, February, 15, 1912, Newber- A
out Carolina. Ca
2t. 16& 27. told
Garmany SchooL babi
e trustees of Garmany school, neam
on. in no other type
vorld do the keys so
to the slightest touch
r the Monarch is easier
an any other writing
the part of the stenog-6
er in quantity than it
nent Plan. Send for.
1 superiority. A post
it No. 27, will hereafter meet on
~nd Saturday of each month. All
01 claims will be presented to one
.ber of the trustees before the
B. B. Leitzsey, Clerk.
J.. J. H. Brown,
M. T. Oxner,
b. 3, 1912. Trustees.
severe attack on school principal,
. B. Allen, of Sylvania. Ga., Is thus
by him. "For more than three
s." he writes, "I suffered lndsci
a torture from rheumatism, liver
stomachl trouble and diseased kid
Anl remeie fanled +t1llInaa