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YOLUXE LII, >'OTBER 48. NEWBERRY, S. C, FRIDAY, JI XE 1!). 1!>I4. TWICE A WEEK, tlM A YEAS.
The Senato rial
ABOUT 800 PEOPLE j
SPEAKERS GIVEN KESPEC TFl'L I
Abouf 200 Ladles Presen/?Coun/y I
Chairman Dreiier Presided?Mood
St. Matthews, June 17.?The long
awaited and much talked of contest!
lor United States senator was official
1/ opened here today, w.ien Senator E.
D. Smith, Governor Cole. L. Blease,
t*J3 Ho:i. W. P. Pollock, of Chef aw, and
Mayor L. D. Jennings, of Sumter, "the I
wL big four" aspirants for the seat in the
upper house of congress now held by I
tlie nrst namea, spoKe oeiore a crowuj
of about eight hundred, probably two i
hundred cf whom were ladies of Cal- '
houn county, and citizens from several
adjoining counties. County Chairman
T. H. Dreaer presided, a^d pretty good
order was preserved throughout the j
meeting, which was ueld on the school j
grounds. Each candidate was accord- ;
ed a respectful hearing, and while it j
was evident that the Smith adherents j
were in the majority, supporters of I
' the governor were not lacking.
^ i lit! cia/vv u ?<a.s acciixiiiftij 111*pi tojtn
with Messrs Pollock and Jennings,
who are making their debut in politics
o? a State-wide character. Although
the meeting was devoid of anything
like enthusiasm, the audience manifested
considerable interest in all the!
Smith Denies Allegations.
The only incident that gave promise
of any real excitement occurred when
Governor Blease, who spoke first, referred
to James L. Sims, United States
marshal, and William E. Gonzales,
minister to Cuba, as having secured
nnnAinfmnr?fc + Vl rAll cn 1 Qtin Q tTkf
Lucli appv/iuuucuio mi
Smith. The senator interrupted with
the remark, "I had no more to do
with the appointment cf Gonzales than
did Cole. L. Blease."
iwnen the governor declared that
"'James L. Sims, another Smith appointee,
admitted tie helped to get out
a nigger paper,'' Senator Smith again
interrupted with "Sim;? was Tillman's
The governor then read a letter
from Senator Tillman to \V. J. Shelton,
whica said. "Senator Smith and I have
agreed about the United States maroV?ol
in/I \fr Qimc r\ f Hra n cr r?
C4&AVA *Ui . kjuuo, VI v/4 OJ
will be appointed"?the governor adding,
"If it's a lie, Ben Tillman wrote
it. and I don't believe Old Ben would
lie for a Republican." Senator Smith
again arose and advanced to the front
cf the platform, and standing by the
governor said he supposed Che latter
"wanted to be fair, explaining that he
and Tillman had agreed on the marshal
and that each would nave a man i
" for district attorney, and, declared the j
senator vigorously, no man living in j
t the image of God, can call me a liar.
"Chairman Droher interfered, Senator |
Smith returned to his seat, and with,
"'Well, Mr. Tillman wrote the letter."
from toe governor, the incident was
The Columbia Record <of Wednesday
had the following to say of t'ne incident:
"The governor then read a letter to
W. J. Sheldon, Colonia hotel, Colum'
bia, from B. R. Tillman, in wtiich the
1 latter states #that he and Senator
Smith agreed up3n the appointment I
of Sims. 'Some one has lied,' said !
Please, 'and, with all old Ben Till- j
man's faults, 1 believe he tells the j
"At this juncture Senator Smit..i
arose to his feet, and faced Governor
kBlease, saying :'I believe you desire
to be fair, and keep the record !
straight. I tell you that Sims is an i
appointee of Senator Tillman; and n-o
living man made in the image of God
can call me a liar.'"
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f The governor declared he would '
L have one hundred thousand copies of j
this speech printed arid distributed. ;
After his speech the governor lef: the j
p Very Quietly
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Jennings liurouuces nunsni.
i.'vlay r Jennings told the crowd aj
great deal abou^ himself, by way of introduction.
of his early struggles a<id
present material success. Said if life
lasts and his voice holds out he will
si.iow the people of the State that
neither Smith nor Blease is fit to sit in
the Senate of the I'nited States; that
lllf OlclltJ llllglll Utf H I UUg SUU1C LUI1C:,
but was bound to right herself and
was not dependent 011 Bleaseism or
Smithism. To show that he, besides
being a lawyer, is also a real farmer,
having been born 0:i a farm. Mr. .Jen- J
nings stated that he runs seventy-five j
pjougns ana plants iourteen nimueru
acres o:' cotton. He promised that the
voters would hear ni re during this
campaign about w'.io i^ the poor man's
He defended the action of the State
convention in changing tne rules, de- \
i-.lor.?*irr 'lint flic An 1 v nnu* rutrnlatlAll 1
ICil iUg LHat t II ^ V/I Iljr Il\_ ?* l\.j,UiUUVi*
was that requiring each voter to appear
in person and sign the club roll.
"Ask anyone wino charges it to show
where the new rules deprive any man
or' his vote." he said, adding that the
change was made because under the
old rules there was no provision as
to how voters should enroll, which
made it easy for frauds to be perpetrated.
esoeciallv in the larger cities.
where names could be taken from
tombstones and from other counties
and given to the secretary to place on
Defends Nation.il I'la/form,
Mr. Jen .lings defended the national
democratic platform with the exception
of the tolls plank, declaring this
was "slipped in." He said the party
in Washington did right in sustaining
President Wilson in tolls fight, and
declared' himself in favur of all the
president's policies. "lAr eyou going to
send one to Washington opposed to the
president?" ihe asked, adding, "You
have the right." Mr. Jennings was undecided
whether he was at a disadtage
or an advantage by not having a
political record. "Some others' in the
race have political records,' he said"Some
records I do not envy." He has
no record except that as mayor of
Sumter, but will have more to say
about records before the campaign is
over. He says he's in the race, not
:rom a political ambition to be called
a United States senator, but Avanted
to show the people that things should
not be as they are, and will represent
all the people.
>V. P. Pallock Heard.
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.Air. foaocK saiu uy ntn-ieu tuc
paign would be one for order and
decency; that he is not the candidate
of any clipue or caucus; is in no
combination, and makes no promises I
except tha: of faithful service to the j
?- tt? ?e 3 *.c' I
otitic, ne reicucu iu iJia cigm ;caio
service in the legislature from Chesterfield
county, a.id claimed he was
the first member of the house to advocate
State support of free county
Replying to Governor Blease's remarks
about corporation lawyers, Mr.
Pollock said many of them were better I
"than the men who st-od here and
lambasted them:" He said he never
represented a railroad except in cases
involving disputes between railroads.
He said if elected to senate he would
not come 'back and "throw sand ia
people's eyes" by telling them "what I
did in committee," where' nobody
knows wuat goes cn.
Governor Blease charged that Mr.
Pollock had voted against a "Jim
Crew" bill and in reply Mr. Pollock
said: "In that most remarkable ad^
?*A??c? i ? 't non rl ? orii i fi ii'itll tho i
ui too 1JL li, \sCLlL U1^1U11V.U n iia r
word 'address,' die gentleman who
spoke first to.k occasion to speak
about my vote on t ie 'Jim Crow' bill.
I do..'t know whether it was correctly
read in full or nor. That was twenty
years ago. \wien mere was race issun |
and the railroads were poor and merely
existing, and g od men. as white as
Cole. Blease voted as i might have
Cheers and Flowers.
Mr. Pollock stated that later, when
conditions warranted it. h>\ as ohair:y>;>r,
rs *he railroad committee of the
as**, drew a substitute for a sena-!
(C0X7TXUED OX PAGE 4.)
FOR lH!EF EXECUTIVE
<iOOI> OKDKK REIUXS AT OPEN-1
I Mi JIEETLXU.
Caiidida/es For (governor Discuss
Sta/e-wide Issues?Fully 1,-00
People Hear Candidates.
\Y. F. Caldwell in Xews and Courier.
Sumter, .June 17.?Enforcement of
of the law and increased educational
.acilities were the issues developed by
the candidates. for Governor here tor1'n
in tlio initio! ni patina n\' thp r>nnn- I
ty-to-county canvass of the candidates
1'or States offices, which met with the
ent> .siastic- support of the majority ,
of the audience of twelve hundred peo- I
pie, who crowded the court house and j
urilizpd pvprv inch of available stand- i
ing room, judging from the applause
whicu met the sentiments expressed by
John G. Clinkscales and R. A. Cooper,
when tliey termed these the paramount
Richard I. Manning was gi\*e<i an
ovation by the people, this being his
home. He did not make a regular j
speech, but gave 'his time to the other ;
candidates. Chas. A. Smith came out!
tor State-wide prohibition, and John |
G. Clinkscales, besides advocating
stripes for blind tigers and pistol "to- j
ters," said if elected governor he j
would do all in his power to break up j
race track gambling in Charleston and
suppress the blind tigers in Columbia.
It is evident from the meeting here
today that the campaign will be conducted
on a high plane free from bitterness
and personal abuse, and that
the people will demand a^discussion I
(Later we will print something of the
platform of the other candidates and
today we give the speeches of the candidates
l'or governor as reported by
the News and Courier.
Tije following is a list of the other
For Lieutenant Governor?Andiew
J. Bethea. W. M. Hamer. J. A. Hunter,
B. Frank Kelley.
Comptroller General?'A. W. Jones,
J. A. Summersett.
State Treasurer?S. T. Carter.
State Superintendent Education?J. i
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Attorney General?A. G. Brice,
Thos. H. Peeples.
Railroad Commissioner?Geo. W.
Fairey. C. D. Fortner, F. W. Sbealy,
.lohn H. Wharton, W. I. Witherspoon,
Adjutant General?W. C. Willis, W.
fandi<l.i/es for Governor.
It was 1:1") when the candidates Tori
governor opened. In introducing
Ric-ard I. Manning as "Sumter's favorite
son and the next governor of '
South Carolina," Chairman Clifton j
brought a cheer from the audience i
which turned into a demonstration for
Mr. Manning, whid.i lasted several
minutes. Mr. Manning briefly thanked j
tl:e people o: Sumter for the support j
they had always given him and said ]
he would give way to the other candi- !
dates. He announced his candidacy j
f-r governor and said he stood for
enforcement of the law, whether directed
agains^-the pistol "toter," the
;ilict liquor deaier, or race track
gambling. He said he stood in the
position of 'host today, biu said he
wontoH +r> cqv cj wrwrH tn hie fpl1r?\V
" U11VV/U IV tV ' v/? Vk A ^ . candidates.
He referred to newspai
per talk of canvasses as "circuses" as
a reflection and he said a new era had
dawned in political speaking in South
Carolina and he pleaded for a campaign
on a high order and an avoidance j
i oi personal bitterness ana a'ouse.
Lowndes J. Kmvnincr.
Lo'a /ides /. Browning followed CVlr. j
! Manning, elioencnau aaKM. .cfrffnD j
Manni: g. He announced himself a
democrat, praised President Wilson
and drew applause when he said there
1 -1 Crvurh Porr\lin?j niV
i\US 11U C'jaiiaii t:i ouuiu ^u.
enough for Lowndes Browning to
swing to. He advocated State aid to
j tenant farmers to own their own land.
| He thi; ks the State eug^t to Joan the
; f -nant farmers $1,000 to $2,000 a a low
! rate of interest f:r long terms, say
t r? f J i
twenty years, and t.ius give the tenant
larmer a chance to buy the land and
: give them p'entv of time in which to
1 pay back the loan. He said there were
| some 30.0UU tenant farmers in the
biate. ADOiisnment 01 tne personal |
i Stale tax and a substitution for it ot' a
j graduated tax on incomes and inheri!
tances were advocated by the speaker.
He said the present and was
He said the present State tax in incomes
was a farce and was not enforced.
He attacked the present sys
tern of real estate taxation as mi just
At 1:40 i). m. a recess was taken
u..til 3:30 p. in. for luncto.
.John Click scales.
.John G. Clinkscales. of Spartanburg,
was the first candidate to speak in t'.ie
afternoon, Mr. Clinckscales said the
pt'ujJiK iiciu a ii&m IU ivuuw me
ples f:r which a man stands when he
becomes a candidate for governor, and
he proceeded to outline his platform.
"1 am running oj my own motion and
as others have sajd here today," said
Mr. Clinkscales, in a half serious,
lalf humorous vein. Mr. Clir'.kscales
1 tnlrl linw liic wifp hnri n-nrtnspri him
I running for the United States senate a
i few years ago. when some friends
| were urging him, and of how he had
j finally won her consent to make the
I race for governor.
"Obedience to law,' was the first
matter discussed by Mr. Clinkscales.
"If I am elected governor, 1 will throw
my whole energy into enforcing the
In \vs und tr? redeem mv State from
where she 'has gone and been made a
laughing stock," said the speaker amid
loud applause. He laid emphasis on
the duty of the governor tj enforce all
law and promised he would do this if
elected. Stripes for pistol "toters'' instead
of a fine was one meisure advo
caced by Mr. Clinkscales. H.e said j
every man who carried a pistol was '
not a coward and referred to the'
killing of John M. Cannon, of Laurens, I
by Young Sullivan, and said he knew .
the Sullivans and they were not cow- j
ards. The blood of Cannon, said the |
speaker, was not only cn Young Sul- j
livan. but in a measure, on the peo- j
pie of the State.
"It's the biggest farce on earth, the j
tvay we have been dealing with blind
tigers,'' said Prof. Clinkscales, advocating
the stripes and chaingang sentences
tor blind tigers. In sarcastic!
vein he demanded the men who said !
"Got to have some money to run the \
city government" and fined the illicit
whiskey dealers. "You let it be known
in Charleston, Sumter or Spartanburg, I
that a fellow who sells liquor in violation
of law is going to wear stripes
und there will be less of them."' said
the speaker with flashing eyes and
o.ieers from the crowd.
Reform or' court procedure and less
use of technicalities were touched on
.,.. 1 ~ n-.ie inct war-miner wVlPTI
UIIU lit >> U.O juot ?< Ui
Chairman Clifton called time on him.
Loud cheers greeted Prof. Clinkscales
as he came down from the stand.
K. A. Cooper.
"Enforcement of the law is the most
important question of tile day," said
R. A. Copper, of Laurens, candidate for
governor, in opening his speech. Telli-nrr
r\f hie tiiTl VO'J Tc' eOri'lPO SftlifM
111*2 U 1 mo IVU J Vslt* SJ O ^ A *. W s. Kyw.-v.
tor Mr. Cooper dwelt 011 the necessity
of law emorcement. He told of the
great power placed in the hands of the
governor and his power to open the
doors of the penitentiary. "I am glad
that there is in this State 2/demand
that in this campaign we must discuss
issues," said Mr. Cooper amid cheers.
i'Tc 1 ? -1 . J _ T ?.;il ?n
li i ciin eieuieu nui i win an
in my p-wer to stop race track gambling
in Charleston and suppress blind
tigers in Columbia and be governor of
all the people," said Solicitor Cooper.
He said he had no r'riends to reward
I and no enemies to punish, but be g;v;
ernor of all the people, a sentiment
which drew a mightv cheer from tr.e
| crowded court room. Increased edu!
cational facilities, especially for tlie
i rural schools; g od roads, intelligent
! expenditures o:' tlie taxpayers' money,
j the establishment of a demonstration
| school by Clemson College in every
! county to bring tap advantage s of that
' groat school to tile door of every far:
mer. S.aro aid to assist every white
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Delivered at St. Matthews or
the United States Senc
Fellow Citizens of Smith Carolina:
I presume it would lie useless to tak
the Democratic clubs of 1912 were pa eke
of what class of men controlled those
the State Convention?the corporation
heads?particularly the railroad attorneys
>o-called, of this State: and then later th
action of the State Executive Committee
the will of the majority by claiming th
sub-committee that was appointed, whicl
State, but having a North Carolinian. "Si
his native State to hold a meeting at Gh
in your minds for it to he necessary for
This year we \vere told. "Let's have
have quietude in politics."' The other si(
we tind. wlieii they^appeared at their cli
thing happens which has never been kin
State before?this crowd comes with a j
other places where they were not printe(
cally the same. They packed their club i
get to come, notwithstanding their cry,
counties they went so far asfto carry n
for the purpose of controlling the selectu
In the town of Xewberry. Ward 2 club,
been a pronounced Republican, and who
Xewberry as a Republican until he was di
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in his accounts, was eiecieu a ueiegaie
Democratic county conventions convened
Particularly is t-his true of the Ward I
which had three candidates for the ofti<
Alderman in an election which was hel
Notwithstanding the interest that was t;i
candidates from this ward, including all
ward only polled 526 votes, which would
delegate for each twenty- five membersconvention.
Yet on the day previous tl
convention by fifty-three delegates. \\h
convention. Christie Benct, secretary of
mittee. and one of the delegates from
"W e have 1330 names on the Ward 1 roll
Yet the secretary of the State Democra
of this ward club consents to fifty-three
as the representatives of 526 actual vote
arc entitled to. He says that it is an "in
tion. 1 am informed that similar conditi
t-ne ward represented by the Chairman <
men that arrogate to themselves the puri
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t<> deprive ine lanoring classes 01 our oia
in the county of Xewberry. the count}
chairman of the Democratic party of Xev
the Democratic party and became the le
w-ho was a candidate for office on the Po
today chairman of the Democracy of Xe
vention of illegal delegates, chosen by drtu
up from rolls, as was the case in other cv>i
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w no naci long since nioveu awaj. m im
control, they elected as a member of the
a man who openly and publicly bolted
McKinley for president against the then
other instances in the various counties w
much of my time and cost me too much
county, however, know the conditions in I
instances in order to open your eyes and
pealed to the negro, have appealed to the
pealed to the negro, and have appealed
claim n> be Democrats in order to dcfe
Bleasc and his friends.
X(ay. look at your State Convention,
the various counties know who they we:
affiliations have been. You know what
president of that convention?James A. F
dent of three banks. The chairman of th
Raysor. a Southern Railroad attorney. ;
Senate representing the county of Oran
a pass on the Southern Railroad trains.
stitution and rules was L>. Aicnoison,
in-law of I'ormer Governor John C. She
for Governor at the hands of this crowd,
man in ifyi. I have not been able to
committee on platform and resolutions, bi
appointed by Senator E. I). Smith, becaus
of the committee?another corporation I
representative on the floor of the State J
we come to the great spokesman, who hi
'?' * "."i'. < lioro u-01-0 inn ctnlnn vntps
lei r> L J J1 iiiidi y utv.iv nv.iv. ^^wt. . w?w.
defeated for the State Senate in 1910 a
William X. Gray don, who was a Haskell
informed, seated on the floor of the coin
the last primary and yet when asked the
,any of this fraud, could only answer, "No
went to Abbeville, or made inquiry of th<
?they refused to furnish the club rolls t<
ville primary might be investigated. Ve
with his associates, has appealed to the 1
white people of our State.
And the chairman of the State Democ
the convention?John Gary Evans, four i
didate for the United States Senate?lead
Union Telegraph Company and other cc
I dent, \V. 1\ Stevenson, of the famous inv
j dent, railroad attorney, and commonly k:
j We find further in this convention in;
| rations; hut 1 want to ask you. out of tl
j great county of Anderson and the great c
farmer vote and their enormous cotton rr
members of the Spartanburg, Anderson
| cotton mill men were in either delegat
These people w-i* > love them so much, t
price of cotton t<> fifteen cents?did thei
in this convention? How many cotton mi
jr.any laboring men were there? Sift y<
find it composed of corporation lawyei
stockholders. I could call them all. but
in charge of the club meetings and the cr
interests of the people, when they had a
tions why didn't they elect some cott<
on the floor of the State convention."?w
why didn't they elect some poot men? N
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ration lawyers anu me corpo?uu->i?
poor man. I notice in the Senatorial obiti
self down, not ;is a farmer. Inn as a "plai
of his?these "planters'?that they wante
Now. look at their committees. They
*>;ii'i. "Let's deal fairly."?yet look at th
the hook? of enrollment?\\ ilie Jones: n
Beaufort wh<ce f:\ther was captain of a
foii'-ii** ti e Confederate soldiers?that is
turn's primary in S- ttth ("aroiina: C'hristi
r'keil. the man who bolted the Denv erati
j defeat Tillman as the Democratic candid;
Cole. L. Blease
i Wednesday, June 17, in
e up your time to remind you of how
<1 hv the neoole of the towns and cities.
clubs, the county conventions, and later
lawyers, the bankers, the cotton mill
; of prominence?in fact, the aristocracy,
e conducting of the primary election, the
in trying to^steal the election and defeat
'if 11*0^ triii/l 1 n flin nri?n?i rir I *
tlL 111V.1V. >? tl o 11 (UUl ill L1J v. I'lilllUl V , lliv
ii was not satis/ied with meeting in this
eaboarcl Bill," at its head, went over into
larlotte. All these matters are too fresh
me to reiterate them here.
peace, let's have no factionalism, let's
le held out that they wanted peace. Vet
th meetings throughout the State, someown
to take place in the history of the
>rinted ballot ready to hand around. In
1 they were typewritten, whiclv is practiiritli
tvi 'i n flint
1IVV WiLII v. V V 1 J IIH4.il L i Kl L IUV V V.O UlU
"Let's have no factionalism." In some
egroes to the Democratic club meetings
?n of delegates to the county convention,
one William V. Kair, who for years has
held the appointment of postmaster at
smissed by a Republican for being wrong
to jhe county convention. When the
[ they were packed with town delegates.
/\t tin* (Mtf n
vim' vi iiiv. v. i l > ?/! v ? Muuii/ia a ?? a j u.
:e of Mayor and two for the office of
kl the day after the county convention,
iken in this election, and the number of
three of the candidates for Mayor?this
have entitled them under the rules?one
?to twenty-one delegates in the county
lis ward was represented in the county
en their attention was called to it in the
the State Democratic Executive Comthis
ward, "took the floor and said
1, think that this is an infernal fraud."
r i.: / * j i
lie r.xecuuve ^ ommuiee ana a memoer
delegates being seated in this convention
rs?thirty-two delegates more than they
r'ernal fraud," but votes for its perpetuaons
existed in Ward i in Spartanburg?
>f the State Democracy. These are the
tying of the primary, and are attempting
te from nartirinatinir therein.
convention elected one Joseph I.. Keitt
i-berry county?a man who years ago left
ader of the Populists in this State, and
pulist ticket. Yet this is the man who is
wberrv county, chosen by a packed conbs
whose lists of membership were made
unties, which included 'Wd men and men
e county of Dorcnester. where they -had
State Democratic Executive Committee
the Democratic ticket and worked for
Democratic nominee. There are many
hioh 1 could give, but it would take too
to have it printed. The citizens of each
l-l-ioii- mrn i-miiitf 1 iMtli' irivp fp\*r
I show you that the other side -have apold-line
Haskellites who themselves apto
the Populists, to all come back and
at the will of the people and to defeat
Who composed it? The people from
re. You know what their past political
iheir occupations were anil are. The
njyt. is a corporation man an., -.lie presi
le credentials committee was Thomas M.
and who while a member of the State
geburg continuously kept in his pocket
The chairman of the committee on conof
Edgefield, a corporation lawyer, sonppard,
who failed to get a second term
and who endeavored to beat B. R. Tilldiscover
who was the chairman of the
it 1 presume it was the District Attorney
e he. Francis H. W eston, read the report
awv#?r rmrl also n hank officer, and the
Senate of the corporate interests. Then
mselt said that in his own county in the
I presume he said this because he was
md tor the House in 1912. 1 refer to
ite of the bitterest type, and who, I am d
ention that he knew there was fraud in
? question if he prosecuted anybody for
"?and when the investigating committee
e Abbeville people?their own committee
3 that committee in order that the Abbet
here is this great Haskellite, he who,
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legro before, hollering traua among xne
ratic Executive Committee, re-elected by
times repudiated by the people as a caning
counsel in this State for the Western
)rporations; and elected for Vice-Presiestigating
committee of 1912. bank presinown
as "Seaboard Bill."
my other lawyers and officers of corpopreat
countv of Spartanburg, and the
ounty of Greertville, with their very large
iill vote, how many farmers were sent as
and Greenville delegation??how many
ion? How many farmers were there?
:hese people who are going to raise the
f allow these farmers to sit as delegates
ill men were among the delegates? How
>ur convention thoroughly and you will rs,
corporation officers and corporation
it is useless. If these men who were
>unty conventions were such lovers of the
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>n mill men to represent themselves
,-hy didn't they elect some farmers??
o: they oniv wanted the rich, the corpo'rs.
in order that they might strike the
lary of Senator Smith that he puts himuter."
I presume it was the.-e associates
d. and not the plain fanners.
said. "Let's have no factionalismthey
eir committees: committee to prepare
ext Neils Christensen. the senator from
negro company in ti c I nion Army, ami
the man who i- rcuu'ate the white
e Bcnet. the ><?n-in-lau .-f Alex. C. Hasc
party and appealed to the negroes to
ate of the pt< pie of this State. So with
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