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VOLUME LI., SUMBEB 91. NEWBEBBY, S. C., TUESDAY, >OVEXBER IS, 1913. TWICE A WEEK, $1M A IE Alt
CLEMSON SHOULD CAKE 1
FOR THE CATTLE TICK'
4SO.YERSO R BLEASE ON MOVEMENT
Important, But iiatter for Clemson
?Tuberculosis Should be Looked
Special to The Herald and News.
Columbia, Nov. 17.?In view of the
recent conferences and discussions in
reference to the cattie tick and the
$40,000 appropriation to be asked for
at the next session of the legislature
for the eradication thereof, Governor
Blease was asked this morning
what he thought of the situation. In
reply, he stated that it seemed o him
with the enormous amount of money
ha Clemson college was geting from
the fertilizer tax, that they should be
able and should be the proper parties
to handle this situation, without any
extra tax or appropriation; that the
farmers of South Carolina, who will
naturally become the cattle growers,
are the men who are using tlie fertilizer
and paying the tax whch goes to
Clemson college, and that it seems
m him that from this tax should come 1
the $40,000 necessary, or whatever
other amount is necessary, for the eradication
of the tick. He said he could
see no injustice in this, because this
tax comes direct from the farmer and
from him alone, as the only man who
uses the fertilizer. The farmer pays
this tax, said the governor, and why
not let it go back to the farmer, instead
of putting an extra tax on him j
tor otner purposes:
The governor further stated that he j
thought another serious proposition '
which ought to receive careful con- !
sideration was the establishment of
some place where tuberculosis patients
could be properly cared for. It
seemed to him, he said, that
the life of a human being
was certainly worth at much
going to expend such, an enormous
amount of money to eradicate ticks
- they certainly ought to make some j
provision by which they could take j
care of tubercular patients This mai> !
ter, lie said, ought to foave been look- j
ed into long ago, and he hoped the j
next session of the general assembly I
would take some definite step along I
this line. There were other diseases,
he said, which were secretly undermining
the health and strength of not
only the present but of coming generations?diseases
that were kept hidden
and concealed, and that there
ought to be some place provided
where they could be properly cared
for and treated. The fathers and
y mothers of this country would be horrified,
said the governor, if they knew
io what extent these matters are
reaching and what progress is being
made while every effort on earth is
made to conceal it from them. The
cattle tick question is by no means the
most important to the people of he
state today, ana wnne it snouia De
cared for and properly cared for, there
are other matters being overlooked
which are of much more vital interest
to the welfare and future of our State,
said Governor Blease.
THE SEWS OF PROSPERITY.
Death of J. Willie Counts?Circus Day
Improvement As sedation?Personal.
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-rrosperuy, i\ov. xi.?iv;.r. vvime
Cannon died Sunday night after an illness
of several weeks, at the home of |
his sister, Mrs. M. H. Boozer. Mr. Can- I
non will be very much missed as he \
has always lived here, and was liked
by every one.
k He was a member of Grace church,:
* and the funeral was conducted Mon- j
day afternoon at four by his pastor,
Rev. E. W. Leslie.
He is survived by one sister, Mrs.
M. H. Boozer, of Prosperity. Two
brothers, Messrs. J. Press Cannon,
of Washington, D. C., and H. Sam
Cannon, of Columbia.
Tomorrow, Tuesday will be circus
day in Prosperity.
The following will go to Columbia
this week to see Ben-Hur.
Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Wise, Mesdames
G. W. and L. W. Harmon, Mrs. G. Y,
nuutex, jfii&stzo VY CIW>, r* imc
Mae Wise, Martha Creighton, Mary
DeWalt Hunter, Messrs. A. H. Hawkins,
H. J. Rawl, A. B. W. J. and L.
rQute a number of Prosperity people j
attended the funeral Sunday of Mr.
Karl Counts in Little Mountain, who
are as follows: Mr. and Mrs. E. 0. !
> Counts, Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Kolin, Mr.
and Mrs. A. G. Wise, Mesdames Janie
Reagin, A. X. Crosson, J. F. Browne,
Misses Gertrude Boob, Xannie Wheeler,
Willie Mae Wise and Lizette
Counts. Messrs. Frank Bobb, A. B.
W. J. and L. M. Wise, J| B. Ballentine,
Roy Kohn, Prof. J. S. Wheeler, Rabert
Counts and A. P. Birge.
Miss Sadie Goggans, rural supervisor
of Newberry county, organized a
Rural School Improvement association
Friday afternoon for the benefit
of the Prosperity High school.
rn maw. ? n n f nil /-vttc
1 lit; U1UUWS die its 1UUU r> o .
President?Mrs. M. C. Morris.
Vice president?M^s. J. D. Quattlebaum.
Secretary?Mrs. C. T. Wyche.
Treasurer?Mrs. G. Y. Hunter.
Tuesday November 18, this assocition
will serve hot and cold lunches
on the public square.
The proceeds will ge to the school.
Mr. S. S. Birges left Monday for
Asheville, N. C., to spend several
The Misses Kawi ana miss Zienean,
of Columbia, are the guests of Mrs.
M. C. Morris.
Mrs. Julia Quattlebaum, of Statesboro,
Ga., is spending awhile with
her son, Mr. J. D. Quattlebaum.
Mesdames Rainey and Roche have
returned to Columbia after a short
visit to our town.
Miss Sadie Gossans, of Newberry,
visited Mrs. C. T. Wyche last week.
Mr. Fred Scott, of Kentucky, has
been visiting his father, Mr. J. P. 1.
Mrs. Oxner has returned to Columbia
after a visit to Mrs. John Crosson.
Mrs. J. S. Wheeler spent Saturday
Mr. A. Hart Kohn, of Colunioia,
vicito/j Mr X R Wisp last week.
Miss Mary Lou Moore, of Lexington,
is visiting Mrs. G. S. Rikard.
Mr. and Mrs. Furman Dominick, of
Newberry, spent Sunday with Mrs.
W. L. Dominick.
Mesdan^f Q. Y. hunter and E. J.
DeWalt, were shoppers in Columbia
Mr. J. C. H. Fellers, of Colony,
spent Sunday with Mr. S. L. Fellers.
Mrs. Alma Nance has returned rrom
a visit to Mrs. Jake Dominick, of
Mr. P. L. Langford was a business
visitor in Sumter last week.
FOR THE SIXTH TIME
BORDER CITY FALLS.
Mexican Rebels Capture Juarez, Coming
in Early Morning and Catching
El Paso, Texas, Nov. 15.?For the
sixth time in the last three years
Ciudad Juarez changed governments
when 2,000 rebels, led by Gen. Pancho
Villa, attacked and captured the
town between 2.30 and 5 o'clock this
Taken by surprise the federal garrison
of about 400 men put up a
weak resistance. So unprepared for
the battle were the federal defenders
that Villa's troops actually reached
the centre of t'he town before a shot
Although an accurate count has not
been completed, it is es-nmarea inat
40 persons were killed in the fighting.
The rebels lost five men, the
federal dead are estimated at 30 and
four or five noncombatants were killed.
Among them was Charles
Seggerson, an El Paso automobile
driver, who was on the main street
in Juarez in his automobile.
''No looting" was the order given
by Villa to his men after the town
u"^ anH not a single
JLidU DUi i CUU\/i vu, w*.v. _ w
case of looting has been reported.
Guards were placed at downtown
stores with orders to shoot the first
man who attempted to loot.
The rebels captured 125 federal
prisoners, 95,000 rounds of ammunition,
two field pieces and two
machine guns?in addition to an im1?x
1?n-n + rv on . Q
poriant, uoruei wi ?, ^ s.un j ?
military strategic point.
Gen. Francisco Castro, commander
of the Juarez garrison, is among the
missing. Ii is the general opinion
that he escaped. No trace of him
or his body has been found. His
scabbard, sword and epaulets were in
his residence, and Gen. Villa has
them for souvenirs.
El Paso police this afternoon
thought they had captured Gen. Castro
in El Paso, but the prisoner
proved to be a colonel from the
Juartz garrison. He was sent to
Fort Bliss a prisoner.
Bullets fell thick in El Paso during
the attack, and Chester L. Burnett,
a messenger boy, was shot
| TO ATTEND FLORIDA MEETING.
Got. Blease and Col. Domiuick tVill
Leave This Week?Comment
From 0<*ala Paper.
' Special to The Herald and News,
j Columbia, Nov. 17.?Governor
[ Blease expects to go to Jacksonville
j this week to attend the annual convention
of the Atlantic Deeper Waterways
association. The governor regards
this meeting as of great im
portance to South Carolina. He will
be accompanied by Assistant Attorney
General Dominick, who is one of
the three delegates from this State.
The two other delegates are Hon. J.
Elmore Martin, of Charleston, and
Hon. M. O. D. WMte, of Beaufort,
and it is hoped they will both be able
to attend also.
Speaking of the coming of Governor
Blease to Florida, the Ocala Evening
Qfor nf Mnvpmhftr 10. savs edi
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"Cole Blease, the governor-of South
Carolina, is coming to Jacksonville.
He will be here attending the waterways
convention November 18. Men
have maliciously slandered Cole.
Blease who, in my opinion, is one of
the biggest and best men in the South.
A protector of womanhood against the
most shocking crimes against them
in the Southland, he should be loved
and honored by all men who love
| their wives and daughters. Jtiis
heart is with the masses and he is an
unrelenting foe to special privilege.
| South Carolina are numerous in Florida
and they will gladly greet the distinguished
son of their native State.
Floridians, too, should unite in giving
| glad welcome to the great Southerner
! who has shown himself still possess
ed of all the noble characteristics of
the true Southern gentleman wfao has
oombatted the machinations of 'the
[corrupt influences and who has been
I a great factor in the upholding of
i law. Men may abuse Cole Blease, but
honorable men, who read his record,
and then do so. should bow their heads
i in shame. Cole. Blease is a great asI
set to Southern manhood, and Flori
(la snouia give mm a ruusmg
when he comes.?Dixie.
"Blease lias "been more abused than
any other man in the United Sta:es,
[but one of his next door neighbors
I told the Star that in his home 'town
and district he was the friend of every
man who needed a friend, and
the secret of his popularity lay in
his unswerving devotion to any person
or cause that !he believed to be
in the right."
D. A. R. TO ROCK HILL.
j . Fund Started For Patriotic In- .
Columbia, November 14.?Rock Hill
was selected today for the 1914 conference
of the Daughter of the American
Revolution. The meeting will be
held the week commencing November
I Bennettsville and Greenville extendI
ed invitations also, but Rock Hill won
out. The invitation from that city was
pesented by Mrs. T. L. Jackson. The
conference to-day endorsed compulsory
education for South Carolina. It
is likely a compulsory education bill
will be introduced at the next session
of the general assembly.
Mrs. Robert M. Bratton, of Yorkville,
resigned as vice president for South
PamUna in thp national organization
; of the D. A. R., and Mrs. F. Louise
< Mayes, the retiring State regent, was
chosen for this high honor.
| A fund of $135 was pledged from the
floor of the conference, and tbe remainder
of a $600 fund left over from
(the Wjllard School, from which sup!
port was withdrawn, was given to;
ward a fund for patroitic education.
IA committee was named to select a
site for a patriotic and industrial ed
j The State conference announced cooperation
with the Rebecca Motte
; Chapter, of Charleston, in regard to
the memorial buildng the Government
: has entrusted to that chapter, and
' the State regent will confer wth the
regent of the Charleston chapter with
regard to plans for this building.
The Herald and News is a paper
worth reading. The contest prizes are
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weekly prizes is worth his weight in
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to help your favori**. win a valuable
prize and always trade with a liberal
Take the children to Robinson's, the
home of Santa Claus.
FIFTEEN KILLED AND OVER
A HUNDRED INJURED
Packed With Passengers Three Rear
Cars of Excursion Train
Swing From Kails.
Eufaula, Ala., Nov. 13.?Fifteen persons
were killed and more than a 100
injured, some of them fatally, early to.day,
when three coaches of a Central
! of Georgia passenger train left the
; rails at a point 17 miles South of here
1 and plunged down a steep embankj
ment. The train which consisted of
five cars, crowded with excursionists,
was en route from Ozark, Ala., to
Eufaula, where a fair is being hely.
The indentified dead are- Pomp
Outsey, aged 60, superintendent of the
jBarbou county poor house at Clayton;
I Monroe Floyd, aged 60, Clayton; Miss
i Bonnie Brock, aged 18, Clio; child of
B. F. Brock, Clio; Wash McRae, aged
70, Clio; Mrs. Alto Adams Elamville;
Lennie Fryer, negro, Clio; Maude Mc-!
Rae, negro, Clio; Sack Peak, Clayton; i
| three negroes (unindentified).
Among those who escaped with
minor injuries was -Jefferson B. Clayton,
a wealthy Alabamian and brother |
of f United States Representative
Henry D. Clayton of this State.
Prominent People Hurt.
Other prominent persons among the
injured were: Sheriff Teal and Will
Teal, Clayton; Mrs. M. McGilvary,
j Claytton; C. C. Teal and wife, Clayton,
! Andrew Teal, Clio; Wash McRae, Clio;
(Mrs. Fannie McRae, Clio; Simon Mc
-v * . T Hf TT
*tae, L<ouisviiie, aia., j. ivi. yyusuu,
Eufaula; Henry Johnson, Clayton.
A broken rail is said to have been
the cause of the accident. As the
crowded excursion train rounded a
curve the three cars at the rear liter-:
ally packed with passengers, suddenly 1
left the track and breaking away from '
the others dashed down the steep embankment.
The wrecked coaches were \
practically demolished. Shrieks and
; groans rose above the crash of the
splintering timbers. Occupants of the
two coaches which remained on the
rails made efforts to rescue hundreds
who were caught under the mass of
wreckage. Word of the disaster quickly
reached Clayton, (Ala., three miles
' away, and relief trains, bearing surgeons
and nurses, were dispatched I
' from Ozark and Eufaula where most
of the dead and iniured later were
Take in Victims.
Many of the victims were cared for
Plavton where citizens turned their
| residences into emergency hospitals,
j Every physician within a radius of
; many miles hurried to the scene of the
| wreck and assisted in caring for the
j injured. So large was the number of
I victims, however, that available space
;at Clayton soon was exhausted and
; many had to be placed on cots on
porches and in front yards.
Because of the isolation of the place
; where the wreck occurred, and the
J confusion which prevailed, identification
of the dead and injured was slow.
Not until tonight were names of a
majority of those killed known with
| Tonight many of the injured were j
brought here from Clayton, those suf- |
I fering most being rushed to local hospitals
by a special train. Others were
' transported by automobiles, carriages
| and other vehicles. A majority of the
injured sustained bruises and cuts
, from splintered wood work and glass.
: There were many, however, who suffered
broken bones and other hurts
of a serious nature.
Railroad officials tonight issued a
'statement here in which they ascribed i
j the wreck to a broken rail. It was an.
nounced that an investigation will be j
: instituted at once by officers of the I
i Central of Georgia with a view of def- j
: initely fixing the blame for the accident.
TV. T. (Bos$) Crews.
The Clinton Gazette has a new editor
in the person of Mr. W. T. Crews.
If the manager and proprietor of the
Gazette, Mr. J. F. Cromer, was wanting
to get a man as editor who could
peel the bark, tear shreds and tatters,
' o-n/1 fir* onir on/1 <?VPrV+.h i nP" OT">TVOSin2T.
1 aiiu i ip anj unu v ? v* ^ a r ?. ?1_,/
i going to the bottom of it, coming out
on all sides and at the top, cracks
and all, he got him. W. T. Crews is
a rip saw with every tooth firm, a
meat axe with a blade that never gets
dull and a handle that never breaks
or gets weak. And fie cuts tne meat
and saws the bones when "the other
fellow" shows himself. "W^ake up
i 7 i
j snakes, and crawl, day's abreaking.'
It will be lively with "Bose'' Crews
as editor of the Gazette at Clinton, in
j the community and in the surround;
ing territory and a, "heap of it.*'
HIERTA ONLY HALF CONVINCED.
England Standing by the U. S. Impresses
Mexico City, November 14.?President
Huerta's attitude toward the demands
of the United States that he
make way for a new government is
that of one only half convinced, notwithstanding
a few of his friends and
political advisers are arguing, with
due caution, that he accede.
The reDresentatives of this element
in the Cabinet conferred to-day with
Nelson O'Shaughnessy, American
charge d'affairs, but were given no
assurances that President Wilson has
unbent sufficiently to warrant hope
that the negotiations will be reopened.
In spite of this, however, those
friends of Huerta who now are convinced
that the Unted States Government
is not "bluffing," believe they
I will yet be able to bring about the dej
sired changes in time to prevent a
complete rapture of diplomatic rela1
This conviction is based upon the
' fact that Washington has not put into
effect its implied threat to remove the
, embassy or announced any new
course of action.
Sir Lionel Carden, the British minister,
has conveyed to Huerta an inti'
11 i il TT 9J -3 n ' _
mauon mat uie unuea otaies is in
earnest in its intentions and is said to
have told the provisional President
that the Britsh Government is disposed
to back the United States morally.
Huerta is said to have been deeply
impressed when he realized that the I
| Nation which he had believed would
I stand by him indefinitely had joined
' one he already regarded as his enemy.
! BLEASE DOES >0T FIGUBE I> IT.
Wilson Seeks to Please Senators ini
Washington, November J4.?Read- |
ers of The News and Courier may
have noted that its Washington cor|
respondent has never undertaken to
| explain the 'course of the contest for
the district attorneyshp and the marj
shalship in terms of the president s
conjectured attitude towards the candidacy
of Governor Blease for the
Senate. Such explanation seems gra
tuitous and far-fetched.
All of the evidence which has come
within the ken of The News and Courier's
correspondent has led him to
regard the disagreement of the two
Palmetto State senators over the district
attorneyship as the cause of the
administration's worry, and not the
probable effect of this or that appointment
on the Blease candidacy.
There is no reason to conclude that
Attorney General McReynolds recommended
Weston and Sims because he
did not think them the best material
presented for the places. As to the
president, he has taken no action
whatever, and want* the senators to
agree before he does so. By the same
reasoning that explains the attorney
general's recommendations on the
theory of a desire to injure Blease,
the president's failure to act on the
attorney general's recommendations
would be interpreted as indicating a
desire to help Blease.
The plain fact is that the administion
has failed to reach finality
with regard to the distrtct attorneyship
and he marshalship because of I
the president's wish to accord each
senator his due, and particularly be- '
cause of his wish to retain the cordial
support of each democratic senator,
who has been "regular" in
backing up the Wilson policies. The
TM-aoiHoni' ? rinf intend to eive of
pi tOlUV/UU uvvw - - w
fence to either Senator Tillman or
Snator Smith if he can help it; and he
really cannot afford to take chances of
alienating or chilling support in the
senate in view of the importance of
keeping a Macedonian phalanx of
majority voters in readiness for use.
There have been similar disagreements
between senior and junior Democratic
Senators in other states than
South Carolina over patronage ques
tions. Tne present aeauiuv-tt. wuaiu m i
all probability have existed just the
same if there had been no Blease. The j
whole trouble came about from a disagreement
between the two Senators,
and the additional district bill represents
an effort to solve the tie-up by
providing a district in which each Senator
shall have the say as to the |
i offices, as is the situation in Nor'Jh
j Carolina, where Senator Simmons has
just rerommended a district attorney
and a marshall for the eastern distrct
and Senator Overman has done the
same for the western district.
TOY PISTOLS AND BIG
CRACKERS ARE BARRED
OPINION BY ASST. ATTY. GENERAL
Of General Interest at This Seasei
and of Particular Local Interest
j Special to The Herald and News.
Columbia, .\ov. i/.?ur general interest
at this season of the year,
when the Christmas holidays are approaching,
and of particular
local interest in Newberry, is
' an opinion just rendered
i by Assistant Attorney General
! Fred. H. Dominick, quoting the law
| barring toy pistols and big fire crack'
ers. Following is the opinion of tlhe
|assistant attorney general:
! "Mr. Joel S. Aiken, Mgr., "McClure
I Ten Cent Company, Greenwood, S.
rti_. rrruS? .a?<ua In vAy-Afrvf
"uear sir; auis omuca m
! of yours of the 13th instant, in refer|
ence to the sale of paper cap pistols
and paper caps for same, and in which
you ask whether they may be legally
| sold in this State. In reply I beg to
! quote you Section 512 of the Criminal
Code of South Carolina, 1912, which
'clearly prohibits the sale of such ar
"It shall be unlawful for any person,
firm or corporation, in tihis State,
to sell, keep for sale or offer for sale,
or give away, any toy pistol in which
caps are cartridges are used, or any
caps or cartridges for such toy pistol.
Every person,, firm or corporation
violating the provisions of this
section shall, upon conviction, be
fined not exceeding one hundred dollars,
or be imprisoned (in case of an
individual) for a term not to exceed
lun tjr uajc.
"In this connection I will also call
to your attention Section 161 of the
j Criminal Code in reference to the sale
of certain firecrackers, which is as
"It shall be unlawful for any person,
whether in his own right or as
j agent, to sell, barter or exchange witih-r
in the limits of this State, any firecrackers,
boiib, or any kind of explos- . 4
ive crackers exceeding three inches in
length and not exceeding on?-balf
inch in diameter, or any kind of explosive
cracker containing dynamite.
? ?~ +>?a nrnricrmc of
Any one y tuu ^..v. .uw^u -this
section shall, upon conviction, bepunished
by a fine of not more than
one hundred dollars, or imprisonment
of not more than thirty days."
"Hoping that this gives you the deli
"Yours very truly,
(Signed) "Fred H. Dominick,
"Assistant 'Attorney General."
A Word to the Contestants.
Say, listen, as the first contest
manager would s? it is or tne utmost
importance to find out if the
names of subscribers are to be put
I on routes. Many a man will tell you
j his postoffice is Newberry, or Prosj
perity, or so on, when they belong oa
! some one of the routes. Now this is
| important. Get that into your
I heads before you go another step, bei
cause it gives the mail man at The
Herald and News office a great deal
of extra and hard work that could be
avoided. Then, also, be sure to find
out if Jimmie Green, or Sammie
Black, or Johnnie Brown, or Tommie
White is not the same as J. R. Green,
or J. W. White, or J. G. Brown, as
the case may be, because it may be
that J. R. Green is on the list and the
Jimmie Green may or may not be the
same, and it makes a difference in the
office. Now be sure to get these
things right. It is easy enough. Get
the correct name with the initials and
the postoffi.ee route. Ask them, they
will not tell you until you ask, nine
times in ten. Another thing. On the
first of December many subscriptions
expire. A subscriptions expire. A
- - 3 - * ? 17 1 TWv
subscription reaas: jl. kj. i.ew, a
13. You go to Mr. I. 0. Yew and he
will tell you -that his time is not up
until the 13th. We have told people,
time and again, that it means the first
of December, 1913?lDecl3 is for
short and convenience. Some have
novor understood it. as simple and
easy as it is. But the most important
is the name with the initials and the
| postoffice route. Names are piling in
here by the load. It is necessary to
have them rigTit to avoid confusion
One of the prizes to be given this
week in the prize voting contest is on
exhibition at Copeland Bros. Dry
| Goods Co., the "Stor? of Quality."