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POl'LNOT FOK POSTMASTER.
Endorsed by Tillman, Smith and >Yhaley
for Postmaster tit Charleston
News ?nd Courier.
Joseph M. Foulnot will most probably
be the next postmaster of Charleston.
He has been recommended to
Postmaster General Burleson by Congressman
Whaley and his candidacy
has also received tb* approval of Sen
ators Tillman and Smith. Mr. Poulnot
returned yesterday from Washington,
very confident of success. His friends
had been quite certain since he actively
sought the position tihat Mr.
Poulnot would be recommended and
tihe action of the congressman and
both senators does not cause surprise.
According to a dispatch from the
Washington correspondent of The
News and Courier, Congressman Whaley
gave out this statement regarding
his choice of Mr. Poulnot:
"I have handed in that name hecause
of the fact that Mr. Poulnot
will make a most competent officer
and will give entire satisfaction to
the patrons of the office. H-e has a
large recommendation of the substantial
business and professional people
of the city, and, besides, Mr. Poulnot
is entitled io t\e place on his
own merits, having been a faithful
;>arty man and always to be counted I
on the sid-e of those who strive to
improve the political condition of the
city and county. I <*o not think that
a more competent man could be found,
all things taken in consideration. Of
course, in the selection of the man for
this position, where there are so
many splendid men applying for it
it has been extremely difficult to make
a choice, but I believe I have select
cl iiian ii\j ? in 51*^ iiiuot 5cuxxai
satisfaction to the people of the community
and who will prove himself a
most efficient officer. I haven't allowed
personal friendship to be my guide
in this matter, but the interests of the
community to be served."
It is believed that Mr. Burleson, the
postmaster general will recommend
that President Wilson nominate Mr.
Poulnot and it is expected that the
nomination will be sent to the senate
without delay. It is not probable that
the senate will delay confirmation,
since the congressman i'rom this district
and both senators are agreed.
Affairs at the postofflce are in firstrate
condition, the late Postmaster
Wilmot L, Harris having keyed his
Organization up to a high state of efficiency
and Assistant Postmaster Carl
Willard, who is temporarily in charge,
having an intimate knowledge of the
requirements of the several departments.
However, the opinion prevails
that the vacancy will be filled as
speedily as practicable.
Mr. Poulnot has been deputy sheriff
of Charleston county for eight years,
is nlsn interested in the naval
stores trade a_id thus is in touch with
the commercial activities of Charleston.
It is considered that Mr. Whaley
has chosen wisely and that Mr. Poulnot
will make a highly excellent postmaster.
A statement could not be obtained
from him last ni/lt.
MANY SEE TTOTHROP PAGEANT.
"Elizabeth's Visit to Kenilworth,,
and "Eobin Hood" Well Done.
Rock Hill, May 13.?The city is full
of visitors from all over the State
and from Njrth Carolina. An immense
audience of nearly four thousand
witnessed the pageant of "Queen
Elizabeth's Visit to Kenilworth,"
given on the Winthrop campus, with
about eight hundred in tihe cast.
"Magnificent!" a "splendid success"
and like comments are heard on every
side. Praise for the work on the part
of those whose ability as directors
brought the student body into shape
and for the latter's splendid performance
is on the lips of every one. Ideal
weather prevailed. "Robin Hood" was
given this evening.
COUNTERFEIT PAPER MOSEY.
Five-Dollars Bills of Spurious Nature
Continue to Circulate.
"Washington, May 33.?The dangerous
counterfeit Indian nve-aoiiar silver
certificates recently discovered continue
in circulation, despite the vigilance
of secret service and treasury
officials. Tbe notes, which are almost
perfect imitations of the genuine ones,
are finding their way through banks
and sub-treasuries. The secret, service
operatives have redoubled their
efforts to find the counterfeiters. The
notes are printed on genuine paper,
obtained by washing one dollar bills.
Government officials believe that the
maker of the notes is the same counterfeiter
who for ironths circulated
bogus one dollar bills in Boston,
Philadelphia and other Eastern cities.
EXCITEMENT AT MATAMORAS.
United States Counsul Sends Message
to State Department.
Brownsville, Texas, May 13.?United
States Consul Jesse H. Johnson, at
Matamoras, Mex., today wired the following
message to the State department:
"Great excitement. Still in suspense
waiting arrival of rebels, who
ai}e expocted almost hourly. About
300 soldiers here. Supposed to be 600
JACK JOHNSON FOUND GUILTY.
Black Pugilist Convicted of White
Slavery on Seven Counts.
Chicago, May 13.--Jack Johnson,
champion heavyweight fighter, tonight
was found guilty of violating the federal
wihite slave law in transporting
Belle Schreiber from Pittsburg to Chicago
in 1910. He was convicted on all
seven counts in the indictment. Tie
jury returned its verdict after an
Taking of testimony was ended today,
after the prize fighter had taken
the stand in his own behalf and denied
the statement of the Schreiber
woman that he had paid for her transportation.
A night session was held
so that the attorneys could complete
Johnson admitted on the stand that
he had sent the woman money in response
to her request by telephone,
but denied he had made any stipulation
that she should use it to come to
tViic ^pfpridnnt not.!
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guilty, knowing as you do the evi-!
dence in th-e case," said Asistant District
Attorney Harry Parkin, "I do not
see how any of you can go home and
look squarely into the faces of those
you respect and admire."
Attorn-ey Bachrachi, for the defence,
m^Jntained that the general record
and behavior of the negro was not to
be considered by the jury.
"If 'he s-ent her the money to come
to Chicago for immoral purposes, he |
i? s?uiltv." he said. "That is the only!
tiling to be considered by the jury."
The arguments continued to a late
Suit for $53.50 was filed against
Johnson by an automobile company today,
alleging t'iat Johnson had failed
to pay for goods he bad purchased
FOR HER FRIEND, "THE ENEMY.*
Widow of Confederate General Offered
Position by Union Soldier.
Washington, May 13.?Denied reappointment
as postmaster at Gainsville,
Ga., by the democratic administration,
Mrs. H-elen D. Longstreet, widow of!
the famous Confederate general, has i
been offered a position by a former j
Union soldier. Mrs. Longstreet said to- j
day that Col Albert E. Boone, of j
Clarksburg, W. Va., had offered her j
a place in his office at $3,600 a year, j
"If I find that I feel fitted to do the
work in Col. Bo office," she added,
"I shall accept his offer in the
same spirit in which Gen. Longstreet
accepted a commission from President
Grant when he found himself an
outcast in the land whose battle flags |
he had followed with supreme devotion."
GREENVILLE CASE DISMISSED.
Court Directs Yerdict of ">Tot
? ? ? nni n ? x 1
IxUilty' ior inree rauuiuieu.
Greenville, May 13.?In the court
of general sessions today Patrolmen1
H. L. Alexander, A. M. Blair and J. A. j
Mayfield, who several weeks shot to
death two white boys who had broken
into the basement of a local dry goods
store, were placed on trial on charges
of murder in two cases. After taking
testimony from three or four
witnesses and one of the defendants j
the solicitor armoured that the evidence
of guilt was insufficient to warrant
a continuance -of the case and
agreed to a direct verdict of not guilty j
by the court.
In Doubt of the Deal.
Appropriately enough, with the home
rule question so much to the front, a
newly published volume of biography
gives a good story of Mr. Gladstone
and the then Bishop of Peterborough,
tlie famous Dr. Magee.
The two were dining together, and
Dr. Magee, in the course of conversation,
made it plain that he thought the
government was not acting straightforwardly.
"I am afraid, Dr. Magee," Mr.
Gladstone remarked, "that, Irishman
<115 vuu ctrc, yuu uu llul <xppiuvc; vi vu*
method of dealing with Ireland."
"It's not your dealing that I don't
like," the bishop retorted, "so much
as your shuffling."?Pearson's Magazine.
PARDON AND PAROLE.
Executive Clemency Exercised M
Governor Klease This Week in
Governor Bleas-e has extended clemency
in the following two cases:
Hughes, Rosa Anna, (white).?
Convicted at tihe October, 1911, term
of general sessions court for Georgetown
county. Judge George E. Prince
presiding, of adultery, and sentenced
to imprisonment for twelve months
in the State penitentiary.
Defendant has served part of her
time. The petition staes that ' her
mother is now paralyzed and incap-|
able of attending to her own wants,
much less the wants of the small
/vUil/lvAn on /I that- it win a find
V/iiliUl O/UU WUUW * V IT k/ V M -w? w ?
send to the children and to the old
mother to have Rosa Anna pardoned,
so that she can minister to the wants
and needs of the children and mother."
This petition is signed by a large number
of the people of Georgetown county,
including several of the county officials,
and is accompanied by a per
j sonal letter from tne mayor 01 ijeurgt:town.
In view of the defendant having
served as much of the sentence as she
has, and the very strong petition, upon
this showing defendant is pardoned,
May 13, 1913.
Green, Tom, (colored).?Convicted
at the September, 1911, term of court
for Darlington county, of manslaughter,
and sentenced to three years'
imprisonment upon the public works.
Petition was presented by the Hon. I
Josh. P. Kirvin ana Mr. B. L. Out- j
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law, of Darlington, S. C., in which
it is stated that the defendant was convicted
of manslaugnter in 1911 and
sentenced to three years upon the
public works for killing another negro,
who, the petitioners state, attacking
him with a pistol and who was
known to be of bad reputation, while
the defendant has always borne a
good reputation as a man of peaceful
and quiet disposition and habits. The
petition is signed by George H. Edwards,
Esq; P. A. Bethea; A. F. Dufft;
J. E. Phillips; J. A. McLeod; County
auditor; clerk of court; treasurer;
court stenographer; sheriff and many
of the other most respectable and prominent
white people of Darlington
Upon this showing, the defendant
was paroled, during good behavior,
May 12th, 1913.
THE FIRST UNDER MR. WILSON.
J. R. Montgomery Made Postmaster
At Marion, S. C.
Washington, May 13.?The senate
has confirmed the nomination of J.
R. Montgomery to tje postmaster at
Marion. This is the only South Carolina
postma&er nomination that has
been confirmed thus far in the Wilson
TO LAY OUT GOVERNMENT ROAD.
Engineer Has Been Ordered to Florence
Washington, May 13.?Representative
J. W. Ragsdale was today informed
that the war department has
ordered an engineer *o Florence to lay
out the route of the government road
from the depot to the National Cemetery.
Diamond Cnt Diamond.
A certain youth went out to Nevada
- . - ..i
a year or so ago to "seek His fortune,"
as they say in the romances. And
last week he returned home. His father
had sent him forth that he might
learn to stand on his own legs, we
must understand?neither father nor
son was a pauper, nor anything like
it. Well, when the boy got tome he
told his father that he had bought a
fine silver mine for $10,000.
"I knew they'd get you, you unqualified
dub," stormed the father.
"But, .dad, I didn't lose anything on I
it," answered the youth.
"You didn't? Well, you will. But
Wjhv do you think you didn't?'
"I formed a stock company and sold
it out for $30,000."
"You-you-where did you place
"H-ere in this town."
"Great Smokes! 'Til bet a million
that I'm the man that bought it!"
"Don't bet dad. You'd win and I can't
afford to let you do that."
Tragedies told In Headlines.
"Husband Tries to Wash Dinner
Dishes; Smashes $47 Worth of China."
*' ~ T'hinlrs
"Uanaiaate iui iu*
Ceremony too Rough: He Makes a
[Wreck of Lodge Room."
"Gay Lothario Weds in Haste; Finds
'He Has Married a Widow with Seven
"Man Who Has; Sworn Off From
Smoking Wins Six Boxes of Cigars at
For one wee
ally low values o
the house. Evei
price we ask. (
Bird Cage Springs
I ~l 5JSpoons
Cake Turners 5c &
Large lot of arti<
going in sale tl
^ ^ <S> <$
* LODGE DIBECTOBY. ?>
Newbery Camp, No. 542, W. 0. W.,
meets ?very second and fourth. WedTiicr>i+
in TCI Attn fir's T/all. at 8
av/oua^ w ?9
imity Lodge, Jfo. 87, A. F. M.
Amity Lodge, No. 87, A. F. M., meet? <
every first Monday night at 7.30 o'clock
in Masonic Hall. Visiting brethren
T. P. Johnson, i
W. I3arhard.t, W. M.
Wodmen of the World,
Maple Camp, No. 437, W. 0. Wn
meets every first and third Wednesday
evening at 7.45 o'clock. Visiting
brethren are corially welcome. j
D. D. Darby, !
J. A. Derrick, Clerk.
rp.JKfl Va 9? T A p IT
DC1 gCJi HJUCj ilUI M2, A* v? -u* il?
Bergell' Tribe, No. 24, Improved Or-J
Cures Old Sores, Other Remedies Won't Cure. |
The worst cases, no matter of how long standing,
are cured by the wonderful, old reliable Dr.
Porter's Antiseptic Healing Oil. It relieves
Pain and Heals at the same time. 25c, 50c, $1.00
For the Weak and Jferyons.
Tired oat, weak, nervous men and
women would feel ambitious, energe
tic, full o' life ana always nave a j
good appetite, if they would do the
sensible thing for health?take Electric
Eitters. Nothing better for the
stomach, liver or kidneys. Thousands
say they owe their lives to this wonderful
home remedy. Mrs. 0. Rhinevault,
of VestaJl Center, N. Y., says:
"I regard Electric Bitters as one of
the greatest of gifts. I can never forget
what it has done for me." Get a
~ on/1 coa -ccVint a dif
UULire Jiuuiocji auu ow ?
ference it will make in your health.
Only 60c and $1.00. Recommended
by all driggists.
s for One Wee!
:k we offer the follow
n things you need e
ry article is worth
10c Egg Beaters i
10c Turning Knive
1 Da rimirrlinnf fnH
1 Vt l/UUglllllU v?uu
10c Potato Masher
10c Kitchen Fork
10c Fly Killers 5c
10c Hat Rack fori
10c Frying Pans
10c Pie Plates
10c Lot Enamel W
10c Many other us
lies worth up to 25<
bis week for - *
ur Display Wir
)ods for the Same
use of a Thousand 1
der Red Men, meets every Tnursaay
night at 8 o'clock in Klettner's Hall.
J. 0. Havird, J
0. Klettr/r, Sachem.
Ohief of Records.
Omaha Tribe, 1. 0. R< M.
Omaha Tribe, No. 75, I. 0. R. M.,
Prosperilty, S. C., i .cets fivery first and
third Friday night at 8o'clock fn MaBonic
hall. Visiting brethren are welr?nmA
O. H. Dominick.
I rof. J. S. Wheeler, Sachem.
Chief of Record*.
Caoteechee Council, >u. 4, D. of P. 1
0. B. M.
Cateechee Council, No. 4, D. of P.,
meets every other Tuesday night at 8 1
o'clock p, m., in Klettner's Hall.
Signet Chapter, >Tc. 18, B. A. M.
Signet Chapter, No. 18, R. A. M.,
meets every second Monday night at :
3 U XL ill UJLO0VSJX&V JAAil*
r. P. Johnson, E. H. P.
Lacota Tribe, I. 0. B. M.
Lacota trite, No. 79, I. 0. R. M., Ja/'
jjiff kicma.nd huduxst ml smll j I
j jiff Krw roajr - pajub sj mjmiff j /
"The Right Drag Store,"
Gilder & Weeks.
[ on House
more than the ^
rv ii 1 s\
;ehil articles 10c
laDa, S. C.. meetinz everv othw Wed
uesday night at 8 o'clock in Summer
hall. Visiting brethren are welcome.
T. C. Dobbins,
J. Wm. Folk, Sachem. '
Chief of Records.
dewberry Commandery, Uo. 6, K. T.
Newberry Commandery, No. 6, K. T.,
meets every third Monday night at S
o'clock in Masonic Hall.
Fred. H. Dominick,
T. P. Jolinson, E. C.
An elaborate and interesting program
was carried out at the April
meeting of the Lancaster county educational
association, held in the Central
graded school building at Lan
caster on April 12.
Willow Camp, Ko. 694, W. 0. W.
Willow Camp, No. 694, W. O. W.,
meets every second and fourth Tuesday
nights in each month at West End
T. B. Kibler,
A. C. Ward.
SCHOLARSHIP AND ENTRANCE
Tie examination for the award of
vacant scholarships in Winthrop College
and for the admission of new stu
dents will be held at the County Court
House on Friday, July 4, at 9 a. m. Applicants
must be not less than sixteen
years of age. When Scholarships are
vacant after July 4 they will be awarded
to those making the highest average
at this examination, provided they
meet the conditions governing the
award. Applicants for Scholarship^
should write to President Johnson before
the examination for Scholarship
Scholarships are worth $100 and
free tuition. The next session "will
open .September 17, 1913. For further
information and catalogue, address
Pres. D. B. Johnson* Rock Hill, S. C.?