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V THE ORANGEBURG CROWD
J WAS THE BIGGEST VET
FULLY 2,500 HEAK SPEEC HES OF
Blease on the Augusta Testimony?
Terrific Cheering?Judge Jones'
Orangeburg, July 17.?Fully 2,500
persons gathered at the State cam
paign meeting xicie ?* ?
the largest audience the candidates
r have yet faced in their itinerary, while
the vast concourse was scattered by a
terrific downpour of rain during Gov
ernor B leases speecu, auu vmj
1,500 reconvened in the court house
yard later in the afternoon. Tbe crowd
made up in enthusiasm wnat it bcKed
in numbers. In fact, after thv? recess
of more than an hour, spirits seemed
livelier, more unbottled and more in
Leaving Lindale Park, the crowd reconvened
at 3 o'clock in the court
"hr?nc^ vard. tn hear the conclusion of'
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Governor Blease's speech and the address
of Judge Jones.
Features of Meeting, ;
Aside from the fact that today's
was the largest audience yet gathered,
features of the meeting were the trouble
made for Judge Jones by the Blease
rooters, many of "whom bore the in>
signia "100 per cent. Blease," the challenge
of the governor's 10 whomsoever
wanted to investigate his private char;
acter; his statement that the other
^iwa-ri he believed, would assassinate
v* him, or beat him, but that "there was
not a pimp in the whole crowd who
had the never to assissinate him;" the
governor's complaint that the newspapers
were not giving him credit for
the great ovations he says he is receiving
and the triumph scored by
Judge Jones in fighting ror a nearmg,
* and driving home effective arguments. |
Today a small crowd of Blease howl-1
ers stood directly in front of Judge
Jones and attempted to put his' arguments
to naught. In part they were
successful. It was apparent that many
resented the effort of a few to howl
down a speaker.
The meeting. today was not really
rowdy. There was not u. great deal of
venom. Blease rooters just wanted to
take a fall out of Judge Jones and they
did make his going rough. But it seem
ed to be good natured, largely; tnere
was never ary indication of trouble,
v The "100 per cent. Blease" men lived
up to their markings so far as noise
was concerned, but there did not appear
any real viciousness. The Jones
men did not yell so vociferously, but
the applause for their favorite was
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very general. Any atwinpi 10
the sentiment would be hazardous, for,
as at St. George yesterday, applause
for each candidate was mixed with
cheers from the opposing faction.
Mr. Barnard B. Evans, first speaker
for attorney general, declared that he
did not have to carry a pistol around
"with him; that any man who did was
unworthy the notice of decent people.
He said no matter if he had been called
a common criminal, if he were elected
attorney general some people would
be behind the bars instead of addressing
the yeomanry of South Carolina.
Says Will Expose Conspiracy.
Mr. Evans promises at the proper
time to expose a conspiracy that he
says is now being hatched by men in
high places, supposed to be decent
men, that will open the eyes of the
people. In fact, he says that this will
toe a shock. He says> the man who told
him about this conspiracy is a hightoned
man, an official in the State. He
believes his information is correct, but
ir it is not, ne win denounce nis informant
on every stump in the State.
Mr. Evans promises to present this ex4
posure with a full statement of facts.
t The speaker was loudly applauded
when he closed.
Attorney General Lyon again re-1
ceived a warm greeting upon his ap- j
pearance before the crowd. He brief- |
ly disposed of the charges made by Mr.
Evans, declaring it unpleasant to have
to notice "such a character as Barney
"100 Per Cent Blease."
Governor Cole. L. Blease was greeted
with tremendous applause, lasting
several moments. Many of the Blease
rooters were branded, since they wore
streamers and hat bands marked
"Blease," just as they were at Georgetown,
with this difference, "100 per
cent. Blease." It appeared that Judge
Jones's designation of the degree has
been adopted by the Oranbegurg supporters
of the governor. Of the vast
audience of more than 2.500 persons
+Tiptvo -srftrp prion ell RI;?ase rooters to
make a terrific noise.
Governor Blease at the outset stated
that he was glad to see so many ladies
present. This, he said, was ample
proof that the people ?o not believe
the stories told by the newspapers thai
he says things that are offensive to
, the refined ears of the fair women of
! the State. It was noticeable, however,
that the governor did not deny any of j
j the specific remarks he is reported to
have made at Bambers: or St. Georee.!
I Another reference to the newspapers
: and the reporters was the expression j
!of his surprise that they had failed to
! give him credit for the splendid ovajtions
he says he received at Barnwell,
Hampton, Bamberg and St. George. He
warned the people not to believe what
they read about this Dhase of the sit
uation, and told them to just keep a
watch on it when the campaign reached
the Piedmont section. He said the
unfair reports were unfair to the degree
that the decent people ought not
to submit to them.
Blease Invites Inquiry.
Quite at length did the governor
dwell on his record, private and public.
He referred to the investigating committee
at Augusta and its refusal to go
into his private life, and invited the
closest investigation into his private
life. Why, asked he, is there were anything
wrong in his private life, had
the people of Newberry, where
he was known best, always given
"him everything he asked cf them? He i
challenged any investigators to go to
Newberry and inquire into his every
act. He really wanted, he said, to have
an investigation of his private character.
As to Judge Jones, the governor said
he had repeatedly tried to make him ,
tell where he came frun and what he
is; that he always dodged the questions
and that today he dared nim to get up
before this magnificent Orangeburg 1
audience and answer them.
At this time- there was a cheer for
Jones, which was the signal of another
yelling contest, similar to, but larger
than, that of yesterday. It was difficult
to determine the nature of this
brief contest with lungs, for Jonesites j
and Bleasites were in' the fray.
Jones's Liquor Attitude.
Referring to Judge Jones's record
on the whiskey question, Governor
Blease said his opponent was first a
rampant prohibitionist and then climbed
onto the dispensary band-wagon,
and that it was on account of this that
Tillman put Jones on the supreme
court bench. * f
Discussing the Emily Taylor case
against the- Atlantic Coast Line railroad,
the governor paid a tribute to
the late Judge Charles G. Dantzler, of
this city, who presided at that trial.
The ruling of Judge Dantzler was reversed
in this case by the supreme
court. Governor Blease told the people
here he thought Judge Dantzler
was just as likely to be right as Justice
Jones. The govarnor said he
stood for just those things Judge
Jones did not stand for.
In about the middle of the governor's
speech a terrific rain came up
and the meeting was forced to ad
journ until 3 o'clock in the afternoon.
The rain came down in torrents and
there were several hundred men and
women who got a thorough soaking
before they could find shelter. The
crowd dispersed to reassemble in the
court house yard, the speakers occupying
the band stand.
In the afternoon just about 1,500 persons
gathered to hear the speeches.
Governor Blease resumed talking in
vigorous style and was often inter
rupted wit^cheering. His usual talk
about "niggers" and lynching, as usual,
set his admirers to yelling like
"Your little senate," said the governor,
"tried to make me appoint my
enemies to office and I wouldn't do
"You did wrong," said a voice.
Governor Biease declared today that
his enemies were trying their best to
encompass his defeat, and that he had
been told that they would even assassinate
him if they couldn't beat him otherwise;
or, not doing that, to count
him out at the ballot box.
"but," said Governor tflease, "they J
havem't got a pimp in their whole j
crowd that's got nerve enough to assassinate
Referring again to the "niggers"?
and he referred to them quite often today?Governor
Blease said: "You
have a negro college her; God Al
mighty intended the negro to be the
servant of the white .nan and when
you try to do something that God Almighty
did not intend, and try to educate
the colored race you make a miserable
Reference to Charleston.
Governor Blease said that in Charleston,
since he made his speech there,
Alderman Wieters had introduced a
bill in the city council requiring separate.
coaches for the races on the
street car system.
At the close of his speech there was
loud and long cheering?in fact, handclapping
did not figure much today,
especially after the crowd got back
; The governor was presented with six
j bouquets, one of magnificent horseshoe
design with this accompanying
card: "From your friends who honor
and respect you and ;he high office
which you have filled so well." An
other was from Mrs. P. W. Cantwell
and still another "from the loyal supporters
of Cole. L. Blease, cur present
and future governor." Still another
was sent "with the compliments of
Mrs. Frank Dukes," and another "from
your little friend, Mary Euselia
The other bouquet was accompanied
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Dy LIII6 inscriueu bciiumcui. *.
most noxious winds changeth not the
purity of marble, neither can an idle
breath shake the confidence in unsullied
innocence"?this from "Orangeburg
Friends." As the governor read
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tnis aria gave\2xpr?ssiun tu wu wiwo
'em," his voice broke perceptibly.
Judge Jones, although he had a large
following present, encountered rough
sailing, at the very outset. Gathered
directly in front of him was a little,
bond of rooters, many of wnom wore
the "Blease" streamers, who kept up
an almost incessant fire. There were
not 50 many as at Georgetown who
wore the Blease insignia, but they, in j
actuality, created a greater disturb- J
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,:t t nainiiaii s Luuns rmntr.
Chairman Lide repeatedly called for
order, but appeared unable to control.
However, Judge Jones was in good humor
and was able, despite the difficulty,
to get his arguments before the audience.
When he was able to drive
noijie a point uie cucenug was ui <x |
magnitude not exceeded at any time!
during the afternoon portion of Governor
Referring to the farmer's interests
at one time, Judge Jones was interrupted
with the question: "Are you a
"Yes," was the reply; "the largest!
interests I nave are on me iarra. nei
went on to *say that nis vote on the j
interest rate in the 90's was beneficial i
to the farmers; that Governor Blease
voted then just as he did and yet attempted
to deceive the people by
charging him with a wrong on the
J -? & trrxi-^ rtQpf
very same iwiru UI uc mwocu vaou
Had Xo Choice.
Replying to the governor's reference
to his stand on the liquor question
while in the legislature, Judge Jones
said he had no apologies to make for!
supporting prohibition; that he was
instructed, bound by the ballot of Lan- j
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UcU^LCI y tu T VtV I VI yi VUlWAUV'Ut |
Besides, said he, the prohibitionists I
were among the very best people of'
the State, and he would not have one;
word to say against ?hem. "I have i
never been drunk in my life," said
Judge Jones. In passing reference to
the liquor question, "I told a friend
once tnat I naa never Deen arunK,
never taken a chew of tobacco, never
cursed or swore, and he paid, 'My goodness,
Jones, you have never had any
At a 'pause in his speech Judge
Jones was tendered this information:
"Judge, did you know that every blind
tiger in Orangeburg is shut up today?"
Effects in Evidence?
"May be so," replied the speaker,
"but not their mouths." Apparently
taking offence at this, the informant
was assured by the speaker that he
meant nothing personal, but merely
referred to general evidence among
Again today Judge Jones made effective
headway in refuting the
charges of favoring social equality by
citing local men who, with him, optViQ
conarato Pfkarh law in the
"Everything- that Governor Bleaee
charges against me in this matter he
charges against J. H. Dukes, your honored
ex-sheriff, and do you believe
"No," thundered the audience. "You
know they are not truo," said Judge
Jones, and he also mentioned 0. B. Riley
and L. S. Connor, of this county,
as others who stood with h?.m then.
Jones Family's War Record.
Judge Jones has bean challenged
repeatedly by Governor Blense to tell
where his people were m the sixties,
during the War Between the States.
For the first time Judge- Jones today
took notice of this and said: "I was
13 years' old when the war broke out;
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l naa a Drotner 10 yt*us tuu, wuu ?cm,
to the war and saw service; I had an
uncle whose body now lies buried on
the fields of Virginia; another uncle
is a veteran of two wars, the Mexican
and the War Between the States. My
father was dying of consumption and
every time he presented himself for
service he was rejected."
Judge Jones told the people today
that he would be the governor of all
the people, that even the loudest
mouthed howler before him could get
just ajs much of a hearing before him
on a just claim as his warmest friend, j
Harassed though he w-is throughout [
; his speech, Judge Jones concluded I
j amid ringing applause. He was pre-j
! seated two bouquets, one a magnificent j
basket, one of the handsomest yet!
sf-pn. "from admiring friends." So
i enthusiastic were his admirers that
Judge Jones had great difficulty making
his way through the throng who
gathered about to shake his hand.
YELL1SG WAS THE FEATURE
AT ST. GEOKGE XEETOG
St. George, July 16.?Like college
rooters, the rival forces of Jones and
Blease held forth in great style at the
State campaign meeting here today,
engaging in a good-natured yelling
contest, which, aside from the sharp
retorts made by Governor Blease to
questioners an the audience and the
tipnsp.npsc nf 'thp, T,von-Rvans debate.
was really the only feature of the
The governor again hurled epithets,
some at the investigating committee
which took testimony at Augusta last
week, and quite a number of men in
the audience. In reference to the recent
hearing in Augusta, the governor
asain declared the charges against him
a set of contemptible lies, and promised
that at the proper time he would
submit a statement in reply, supported
by the proper proof.
In the same connection he said that
he did not purpose being side-tracked
from exposing the record of Ira. B.
T/\r"? nn Viv f n It i T> cr nrv a An +V?a
U J lC*Xk.lll? U ^ tliliC yfil tJUC
stump every day replying to these
charges made at Augusta.
As Judge Jones advanced to the
speakers' stand there were mixed
cheers for Jones and Blease. although
a rousing welcome had Deen given the I
"Something Bigger," Says Jones.
"There is something bigger in this '
contest than either Jones or Blease,"
was the speaker's first remark.
"Now you are talking on the right
line," came- a voice from the crowd.
In discussing the various subject-; to
wnich Judge .Jones devoted nimseii, ne
was frequently interrupted by both his
own adherents and Bl^ase admirers.
If there was a yell for Please it constituted
a challenge and the Jones
crowd responded with a will. If a
Jones admirer applauded the speaker,
it was the signal for a Blease demonstration.
Asked why he resigned his "job,"
Judge Jones replied: "If holding of
fice in South Carolina is a mere 'job,'
then I have been foolish. I did not
regard it a 'job;' that is too mean
and low a conception. The right view
is service. Office is a rrust; it does
not matter where the service comes
c T iv i i.'Uot ~ ~ ~ 1:
iroin. i ictJi now uictt ouuui ^aruima.
is facing such a crisis that I can render
her service in the restoration of
good government, the raising of ideals,
the lifting of civic righteousness."
A ? /l T! n_ . T?!11
vppvseu Jim irow uiii.
Possibly the most effective portion of
Judge Jones' speech was relative to
"the separate coach law. He named
eight Dorchester men, who, in the 90's
were representatives in the house
from old Colleton, the mother county.
Confident of his re-election, Gover
nor Blease today said that of the twenty-one
counties already visited by the
campaigners he would carry all but
two, and he was not so sure that Jones
would carry those.
Closing, Governor Blease called for a
hand primary, stating that he had a particular
reason for wanting it here i
in Dorchester. He appeared to be satisfied
with the result.
As he was about to leave the stand
a little curly-headed girl presented
him a bouquet "from the ladies of
Reesville." The governor lifted the
child in his arms and kissed her.
At the Arcade.
Pnminor ? >+ +Vi?. Ai>An n-i -J., i
uuuiiug, O/L AltilUC) OttlUIiUlJ',
July 20, in three reels, "The Four Dare
If you enjoy seeing flickerless pictures
attend the shows at the Arcade.
| A feature in three reels Saturday, "The
iFour Dare Devils."
I If you should forget vour fan when
you come to the Arcade you will be
supplied with a large palmetto?don't
. At the Arcade Friday, "The Thread
of Life." A tale of the strange love
of a convict for the love of an invalid.
WHITMIRE IS ALIVE
ON SCHOOL MATTERS
(CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1).
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Messrs. John Henry and Hassel Miller, 1
Henry Tidmarsh, Elmore Suber, Hern- (
don Andrews, Russell and E. T. Barn- (
hart, H. E. Leamans, Sam anl ooorge 1
Young, Clough Ri.?e, Tom Scott, G. H.
Lietner and J. W. Gary.
Mrs. Maud McCarley and Mr. E. T. Barnhart
visited fmnds at ."Jalapa Sunday.
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county court house on July 23rd at 11
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3> BARBECUE NOTICES. <S>
(Barbecue notices $1.00 each up te
eight lines; all oyer eight lines at the
rate of one cent a word.)
We will give a first class barbecueat
Keitt's grove August 20. A good j
dinner is guaranteed.
0. A. Felker.
B. M. Suber.
I will give a first-class barbecue- j
at my residence Tuesday, August 13v J
State campaign day. Will sell meat j
and hash at 11 o'clock. I
7-Q-tf. .T \T fYmnta
We will give a first-class barbecue j
at Silverstreet on Friday, July 12. All
candidates are expected. ^
J. W. Berry.
- W. V .Bledsoe.
We will give a barbecue at Mt.
Pleasant on campaign day, Tuesday,
July 23. Dinner 50 and 40 cents. We
will also serve cold drinks'during the ^
day. This is the opening of the coun
ly campaign, anil we win prepare <*
Ine dinner and expect a large crowd*
G. H. Cromer and Son.
I will furnish a first-class barbecue
at my home at the late J. A. Cromer's
aid home place on Saturday, July 13.
Dinner, gentlemen, 45c., ladies 35c.
There will be plenty of amusement
for the young people.
J. A. Felkpr.
I will furnish a first-class barbecue
-?4- tv* xr r?n T3Vi/^ott Tnlv 1Q
It UIJ icoJUtuvc uu i tiuaj) u uij xv, /
1912, near St Phillips church. The
public is cordially invited and also the
folly candidates. Special arrangements
will be made to serve a firstslass
dinner. D. E. Halfacre.
I will give a first class Barbecue at
Longshore's store, campaign day,
Tuesday, August 6, 1912.
J. M. Counts. 4
I will give a first-class Barbe^^^^-j.
my residence, County Campa'
Monday, August 26,1912. *"
_ iJL (Hmnts. ' We
will give a flr tH.Ia8e Barbecue,
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Governor B' A dinner iS Suaract ed; . * ;
tcandidates ? ||
J. Wwr RicfetJ^.
? ^ G^orec Richardson.
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I will furnish a first class Barebue
at the residence of Col. D. A. Ruff,
Thursday, July 25, 1912. Enjoyment,
for young and old. Good dinner is
guaranteed. David Ruff.
We will furnish a first class Barbecue
at Perry Halfacre's Mill, Saturday,
August 3rd, one of the regular
campaign meetings and will furnisH-*
all conveniences for the public andt
candidates. T. T. and C. L. Ruff..
We, the undersigned, will funsiflirai
first-class barbecue at the residence
of W. W. Kinard, known as the Jno.
B. Fellers' place, one mile north of
ProSDeritv. Thursday .TuIt 2n. A cnrxl
dinner guaranteed, an invitation is extended
to all. J. D. H. Kibler will cook
the 'cue. Wilbur W. Kinard, I. H. Wil-son.
Wilbur W. Kinard.'
I. H. Wilson.
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