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CROWD AT CAMDEN
DEMONSTRATIONS ARE 3IADE HY
K LUSH A >V VOTKliS.
(io>ernor lilease i> (iiu'ii a Keception.
interest in Proped cotton
Camden, Aug. 4.?More than 2,000
persons here today heard the senatorial
candidates in their initial inning
in the lower section of the State.
The meeting was marked by another
noisy demonstration for Senator
E. D. Smith. An eight-mule team
drew the senator to the grove, where
the meeting was held, he perched
nign up oil mree uctits u. suir.unded
by veiling partisans, eacn
holding aloft a banner from some
particular club in t'.:e county which
guaranteed an overwhelming Smith
A team of fire horese pranced in
advance of the procession, the fire
laddies waving their 'liats, as t-ey
clung to thejiire fighting apparatus.
Men on horseback rode in front,
A . ? ,,
while behind came a bana^ci iouowers,
waving their .hats, their lungs
There was a procession, too, for
the governor. In this there were
more than 100 men. marching behind
a banner wit'.: Oe double inscription
"For United States senator Cole. L.
Blease" and "For governor, Jchn C.
Interest today centered in the proposed
cotton congress in Washington
to stay the demonstration of the cotion
market in consequence cf th? European
war. Both W. P. Pollock and
Senator E. D. Smith devoted much of
their time to a discussion of the situation.
Mr. Pollock said that it was the
duty of the government to buy up the
cotton as the Brazilian government
did tiie coffee, and to hold it until
the market again became normal.
Senator Smith propsed *that Secretary
McAdoo's plan to furnish
mAriov tn mnvp the rr ns b^ extended
so as to include government loans c>
money to the farmers at the lowest
possible rate of interest, the national
banks accenting: the cotton as pledge.
Gov. Blease, t:o, referred to the
conference, saying that it was a good
idea, but warned his followers not to
"be 'fooled by it. England's mills, be
%~id, would shut down when the operatives
were called to war. This, be
explained, would induce a greater demand
for cottcn goods, and the mills
would not only be hard pressed to fill
orders, but the price of cotton would
again bounce up, he added.
Another feature of today's meeting
was Senator Smith's positive an ?*
iinnomant fhat Vl O d i f? Tint Vntf fOT
U - i ? -w . w ~
Judge Haskell in 1S90. He regarded
the movement, he explained, as an unv.ise
one and voted against Mr. Haskell,
though he grievously offended
two uncles in doing .so, te explained.
Arraigns the Machine.
W. P. Pollock spoke first. His
speech was c aracterized by a grilling
arraignment of machine politics
in South Carolina, and his indirect
charges that great sums of money
were necessary ;or the maintenance
of such an organization as the governor
Next to the freedom of the press
aM the freedom of speech, the CheTaw
candidate explained, was the
frPArinm eo to tlie noils and to vote
*" >'VV*V' C7 A
men and not, with rings in their
noses and tied to a political machine,
T^Ve all individuality and independence
of the voter is lost.
Mr. Pollock reminded the Camden
audience that the threatened European
conflict would cause the price
of food supplies to go sky high,
Tith an equivalent decline in the price
c-f cotton. This candidate suggested
tfiat the nationl government should
come to the aid of t'-e cotton grow
ers as the Brazilian government aiu
the coffee planters. In the latter instance,
all Che surplus coffee was
bought up and held off the market until
the price bad advanced so that the
people could afford tc produce the
In attacking the governor' record,
the speaker said that the pardons
were granted without any special
concern on the part 01 c-t; v,i
executive but only as personal favors
to the governor's Iawyer-:"riend pardon
While severely excoriating t'ne pardon
record of Gov. Blease. Mr. Pollock
charged that pardoned criminals
are living in peonage all over the
State and working without pay for
those who got pardons for ;hem.
Mr. Pollock was well received and
was urged to continue when his time
~ ' !.
Senator Smith segan ms speecu uj
peading that the people forget tbeir
political differences and stand shoulder
to shoulder to withstand the
threatened disorganizatim o:" the cot
ton market in consequence o." ue European
"1 will not take up my time in tiis>
cussins; ilie little amenities of life,"
j Senator Smith said. "There are things
i vastly more important than whether
E. 1). Smith, Jennings. Pollock or
G v. Please si.ould go to the United
States senate," he continued.
' W'hon t> lmrtptirinns nrw1 hnrnbio
,,~W. ~ ~
war cloud threatens to make practically
worthless t'hat which feeds and
clothes more than 9,000,000 people, it
is time for us to fotget our politlcTal
differences and to stand as a unit until
the markets become normal again,"
i "He was thankful, he said, that this
crisis had net come until there was in
bota the White House and in congress
a Democratic administration, men
whose hearts beat in sympathy with
After calling attention to the precedent
established by W. G. McAdoo,
r\f troaenrv in
O CT 1 trtcii \ kj L tuv^ i* vuww*
j ing funds among the national banks
| to help move the crops, both last year
| and this. Senat.r Smith said that the
j plan 116 WOU1C1 bllagtSL if tuugicso v? <*o
11: at the government lend the farmj
ers all the money necessary to hold
J the cotton, the banks accepting for
the government certmcates o: iae cotton
Senator Smith said that he had telegrams
this morning, saying that tie
exchanges were getting in readiness
for cheap cotton, if the government
should come to the aid, the speaker
said that the cotton could be held
until it brought a reasonable price.
In India, the speaker pointed out,
when there is a smal] crop, tnere is
famine, when cotton was manipulated
by. Wall street, there was a famine
when we raised a large crop, the err
of over consumption being set up.
His Vote in 1S90.
In conclusion Senate** Smith answered
certain allegations in reference
to the Haskell movement of 1890.
Today was the first tr le that Senator
Smith saw lit to state positively thai
'be did not vote for Judge Haskell. He
I did 11 t attend the convention, as af!
fidaivits presented on the stump pre
j viously bore out. Today he amphasized
the fact that he did not vote
against the reformers in 1890 because
he did ,not think the movement a wise
one., Two of his uncles, he said, were
grievously offended because he refused
to support the judge, as he says
he can prove.
He had net come into the cam
J fV? a rAf far?
paign, ue stuu, uu piciv uut cue wn&u
spots in the characters of other men
and climib on those as stepping stones
to the United States senate. "If I
have to go Dack to Washington on
villification and abuse of any man or
set cf men ;rou can have the darn
job." Senator Smith concluded amid
The governor today sought to discredit
the charge that Bleaseism
has been of economic disadvantage
to the State, or that there has been a
reign of lawlessness incident ttf his
administration of affairs. He had a
table prepared of the increase in the
bulk o: taxable property since 1910,
the first fiscal year of Gov. Ansel s
The figures were:
191 0 $279,755,34$
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| o! increase indicated.
j He also read a statement from tue
; secretary ot' state, saying t.'.at charter
j fees from January 1, iyi4. until Auj
gust 1, 1914. had amounted to *lo,l0i.
A c mparison of t.:e number oi
I prosecutions and convictions was
j made also between the last term oi
i Gov. Ansel and that the first of Gov.
| Blease. By this it was shown that
j the average number for 19101 and
' 1910 was 2,526. while for 1911 and
1912 the average was 2,123.
The cotton convention the governor
wac n o- AH iflpa Hf* wamfd
his followers, though not to be fooled.
' In England, the speaker said, all
| operatives would be called out to
( bear arms. That would necessitate,
| \:e explained, the closing down <-f both
| cotton and woolen mills. As soon as
I the war was over, cotton prices would
I again bounce up, he said and that
J not in consequence of any convention
U men, or oC any single man.
On August 2-1 the governor prophesied,
he would be elected United
i States senator and a Blease man
; would be elected governor. This was
| met with much applaude for both the
; governor and John G. Richards.
The governor was borne from the
! stand by a nearby automobile on the
i ~i'?.. i ^ s\f iiio frionrlc A nnrnvi
! bJUUlUCIO \J L XIAO liiViiuc.
' mately one-third of the audience left
i with him.
(iains (Sood Hearing.
L. D. Jennings was the last speaker
' and got the best hearing of the day,
! as those Avho had resented the cutting
! remarks of Mr. Pollock and had been
J inclined to disagree with Senator
Smith had left when the governor
j was driven away at the conclusion of
, his speech. These who remained
j were in complete sympathy with the
| speaker and cheered his bitter at'
^ ~ "1- ~ +V* A rrA\TAr?n Ar c
j IciUivS upun uic 5U > ti nui x v*.
Mr. Jennings explained that the
| reason there were fewer convictions j
now than in previous years was that j
it was useless to put the State to the i
expense of trail procedure, as the j
* governor hau for three and one-half
; years been engaged continuously in
j wholesale pardoning oi: convicts.
"In Sumter countk," he explained
; "we have quit indicting the blind
| tigers. All we sent up were pardoned,
j So we quit and saved the- cost of proseI
another Blease man should be
I elected governor, Mr. Jennings ad!
vised, that the court 1 ouses be torn
! down and the brick use! ?s flagstones
! to pave the streets.
(The charge had been made by Gov.
Blease that the excursion run from
Wilson's mill, below Sumter to Camden
today, was to get an anti-Blease
crowd. The mayor of Sumter said
that he was told there were only three
anti-Blease men from Sumter on the
train, but that all the Ble^seites in the
! ncrtheast corner of Dorchester coun- j
ty had packed the coaches.
This Candida:e pointed out the in- j
consistency ow the governor in charg- j
* * i
ing that the n-3w rules were framed
to disfranchise his friends, and then
; boasting that the enrollment was
greater than the vote of two years ago.
Many in the audience urged the
i speaker to continug^AVhen his time
i The meeting tomcrrow will be at
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NOTICE OF ELECTION IX BUSH
RIYER DISTRICT NO 43.
Whereas, one-third of the resident
electors and a like proportion of the
rpcidpnt frpphnlders of the aae of 21
years, of Bush River school district
Xo. 43. of the county of Newberry.
State o:" South Carolina, have
filed a petition with the county board
of education Of Newberry county,
South Carolina, petitioning and requesting
that an election be held in
said school district on the question of
levvins a suecial annual tax of two
mille to be collected on the property
located in the said school district.
Now, therefor?, the undersigned,,
composing the county beard of education
for Newberry county, South
Carolina, do hereby order the board
nf + Vi Rua'n Rivpr Qi">hon1
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district No. 43, to hold an election
on the said question of levying a
two mill tax to be collected on the
property located in the said school
district which said election snail be
held at Bush River school house, in (
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day, August S, 1914, at which said
, election the polls shall be opened at
7 a. m. and closed at 4 p. m. The
members of the board of trustees of
said school district shall act as managers
of said election. Only such
/electors as reside in said school district
and return real or personal
property for taxation, and who exhibit |
their tax receipts and registration cer- i
tificates as required in general elec-!
tions shall be allowed to vote. Elec- j
tors favoring the ievying of such tax j
shall cast a ballot containing the I
word "Yes" written or printed there- j
on. and each elector opposed to levying
such tax shall cast a ballot coni
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July 23, 1914. ti
Geo. D. Brown. a
S. J. Derrick, s;
J. S. Wheeler, n
County Board of Educa>ion for New- e
berry County, S. C. 7
NOTICE OF ELECTION IN ST. s
PHILLIPS DISTRICT NO. 22. g
Whereas, one-third of the resident e
elctors and a like proportion of the i ti
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resident ireenoicars 01 lug age vj. -j. *,
years, of St. Phillips school dis- t)
trict No. 22, o fthe county of New- ti
berry 9:ate of South Carolina, have ti
filed a petition with the county Board t<
of Education of Newberry County, s
South Carolina, petitioning and re- ^
questing ihac an election b held in said a
school district on the question of levy- si
ing a special annual tax of four mills ii
to be collected on ;he property located ei
in the said school district.
New, therefore, the undersigned ^
composing the County Board of Education
for Newberry County, South
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Carolina, do nereDy oruer mc
of trustees ( ? the St. Phillips school C
district Xo. 17, to hold an elec
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ion on the said question of levying a JS
?ur mill tax to be collected on the JH
roperty located in the said school dis-. 9
rict, which said election shall be held M
t St. rhiinps scnooi nouse, nr m
aid school district No. 22, on Wed- 9
esday, Aug. 19, 1914, at which said. I , i
leotion the polls shall be opened at . S
a. m, and closed at 4 p. m.. The iflj
lembers of the board of trustees of I :C
aid school district shall act as man a- I
ers of said < election. Only suclrj
lectors as reside in said school disrict
and return real or personal;*!
roperty 'or taxation, and who exhibit
leir tax receipts and registration cer- I
ificates as required in general elec- W|j;
ods shall be allowed '?o vote. Elec- V
jrs favoring the levy'.ng of such ttax M
hall cast a ballot containing the I:
rord "Yes" written or printed thereon, B
nd each elector opposed to levying
uch tax shall cast a ballot coil rain- ^1
lg the word "No" written or print3
Given under our nands and 3aal on
ugust 3rd, 1914.
Geo. D. Brow a,
S. J. Derrick,
J. S. Wheeler,
ounty Board of Education for Newherrv
County. S. C.