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SPEECH OF FRF!> IM?I!MCK
CANDIDATE FOR I'OXiRESS
(OOX T'l X I'EL) FROM PAG E 2)
satisfied with their c mmissions :or
tr.at is the meat of toe whole proposition.
Tiie Trouble and the Remedy. j
Only a few days ago I passed a large
mill at Anderson with a friend of
mine and he pointed it out to me and J
told me that it was now tae Equinox I
Mill, i said it appears that they are
working on the mill, and he told me
that it was closed down at present;
that it was formerly known as the Cox
Mill and tiat they are changing the
style of goods they are going to manufacture;
that tlie mill "bursted" and
was bought in by the selling agents ;
for $125,000.00; that the selling agents j
didn't nave to pay in any cash lor
the *$125,000.00 was the amount that:
was due the selling agents by the Cox \
mill, "I have now in my safe," he <
said, "$3,500.00 worth of stock in the
old mill, which 1 will present to you
with my compliments if you have need
for it." Now, what is my remedy. I
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am not tu sui up \sia.w *
class but tiere should be some remedy
for this crime that is being committed
against our Southern industries. If
we can cut down this commission, it
will result in you, Mr. Operatives, receiving
higher wages; it will result
in your receiving more comforts in
your hemes; it will result,Mr. Minority
Stockholder, in your getting a dividend
on your stock where you are!
T??r#?ivinsr nothing now, and it will re-I
suit, Mr. Farmer, in your receiving
a better price tot your cotton, :or the
cotton mills will have more money to
spend for products.
The United States 'has throughout
the civilized world its consular agents
and trade agents and it is their duty I
-to find out the best manner of market-1
ing the products and produce of this
country. The Federal government has
investigated and is investigating the
, various trusts and monopolies and
coporations in this country. This
"Selling: Agent'' combination is one of j
the greatest trusts and monopolies j
and one of the greatest curses that
is now afflicting the Southern cotton
manufacturing interests and its employees.
Aiken's Campaign Manager.
Now, my friends, I am in this race
for congress and I am going to win.
Wihen I win and get up there, I won't
.have, as Mr. Aiken has now, and nas
admitted on the stump, one office four
miles from the city ctf Washington at
hia Virvm*> and another five hundred
miles from the city of Washington at
his secretary's home at Abbeville, but
I will keep the effice set apart at the
office building in Washington. I shall
have a secretary there who will receive
a salary for the performance o?
his dutes and for looking after the interests
of the people of the third congressional
district and the people of
South Carolina. I s'aall not allcw that
amount to be expended as Wyatt
Aiken is doing by W. W. Bradley who |
draws a salary of ?1,500.00 per annum
and instead of going to Washington
and performing his duty, stays at
Abbeville and in the third congressional
district his whole duty oeing
co go around thrcughout the district;
and keep up tie breaks in Wyatt!
Aiken's fences. If I have a campaign j
manager, I shall pay him out of my j
own pocket and will not use the t'unds j
of the United States government to
further my own personal and political
interest to the detriment of the people
o: the third congressi:nal district. 1 j
Aiken Dodges the Issues. i
As I stated before, I am going to be j
elected to congress and when I get
there, 1 am going to do as I do' in !
every matter that comes before me. I
am going to meet tie issues fair and
square, straight and open. There will
be no dodging. My friend, Aiken, has
stated in a letter that 'be has written
that he could not dodge a certain postoffice
appointment; that he did not
want to have anything to do with postoffice
appointments and wishes that
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iiy coma. s>uui n m sumc wuc
that I 'have to say is that he is going
to have his wish gratified; he is not
going to have to dodge many more
of them and the responsibility is going
to be shifted: that responsibility is;
going to be shifted to my shoulders 1
and on the shoulders of a man who i
will not dodge any responsibility that
might come up during the term to j
which he has been elected. I mention '
this, my friends, in view of the condi-;
tions of the postoffices in the third j
Flaying Politics with Anderson Postoffice.
I can recall where some friends <X
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"ais nave oeen lurnea out 01 ?un;e ut;foTe
their tterm had. expired to make
room for some whom he considers his
better political friends. I can mention
other instances, one in particular, j
that at Anderson, where Mr. Aiken, j
the present congressman, lias between }
15 and 20 applicants, some of whom j
are over 60 years of age and could not.
YORKVILLF CROWD !
SEES FIST FIGHT
WILLIS AM) MOOKE CLASH AT I
Militant Pasture Between >1 ilitar\ Men
and Verbal Attacks by Other Candidates
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Yorkville, Aug. 6.?M. C. Willis and
W. W. Mo re, candidates for adjutant ;
and inspector general, had a short j
and spirited n'ist fight on the stand j
here today in b'.w meeting of candi-1
dates for State offices. Each received '
a blow and for a moment overzealous j
friends of Capt. Willi* threatened to
storm Gen. Mo ere.
The fight began while Capt. Willis j
was speaking. He said: "If there j
is one thing I have handed down to j
my children it is a reputation for |
stainless integrity ?.nd any man who
intimates otherwise tells a falsehood
as black as any which emanates from
the pits of hell."
">Are you referring to me, sir?" asked
Gen. Moore, advancing tcwards the
speaker. On receiving an affirmative
answer, he struck at Capt. Willis
whom he hit on the left ear. Capt.
Willis managed to hit Gen. Moore in
the face before peacemakers intervened
and kept the combatants apart.
The crowd surged to the stand but
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Ulipi. w mils ciiiu tuaumaii .yilw?,i
by urgent requests, were able to quiet
the excited crowd to a sufficient extent
to permit Gen. Mo:re to speak,
though with difficulty.
The meeting was called to order at
10:50 o'clock by Thomas F. McDow,
acting county chairman, in the yard
of the school house. Many antomobiles
flying pennants fcr the favored .
sons of York county? iM. C. Willis candidate
'for adjutant and inspector general,
W. I. Witherspo:n, candidate fcr
railroad commissioner, and D. E. Finley,
candidate for congress from the
Filth district?gathered in the yard.
Ti:e Tirzah band rendered several
selections 'be'ore t:-e meeting was
called to order.
A. W. Jones, asking for reelection
as comptroller general, said that he
had found some banks which were
taking illegal exemptions.
James A. Summerseftt maintained
that the State asylum was in better
condition than in years past.
The Plot Thickens.
M. C. Willis, candidate for adju
taut general, was given an ovation.
In answering previous charges by
Adjt. Gen. Moore that the York company
was in pcor condition because
o/f his incompetency, Capt. Willis ,
brought out an affidavit from the captain
of the local company, Bert F.
Smith, who stated that Gen. Moore .
had said during the inspection that
the company was in good condition.
Capt. Willis was saying that eGn.
Moore had been criticising him and
the Yorkville company and said his
people knew he was a truthful man.
"If there is one thing I have handed
be appointed on account cf their age,
yet there is a Republican holding that
postoffice against whom many and
numerous complaints have been made j
and he makes no changes whatsoever,!
holding the matter up until after the \
election, hoping in that way to make '
some few vctes by it. He is afraid j
to meet tie issue and will not meet j
it, and as lie has not yet made the ap- j
pointment, the hext appointment at!
Anderson will be made by me.
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Beware of the ''Hirelings.*
I have been through this campaign
with my opponents and what charges
I have made against them and their
records have been made to their faces
and on the stump, as man to man. I i
have heard some whispering of some
slanders and lies being circulated upon
me by "hirelings" of some people
and I want to warn the voters o<f fclie
third congressional district against
such people. I am not afraid and have
never been airraid of any man when he
comes and has what he has to say to
my face but I do dread the liars and
assassins who will stab me in the
back. My friends, look out for that
kind of a man. 1
Dominick Stands on His Merits.
Now, mv friends, I am not asking to i
:>e elected to congress on account "i|
the fact that I am from Newberry
county and that Ne-vberry county has
had only one congressman in years.
I am not asking to be elected on account
of the fact that Wyatt Aiken has
held the office f:r 12 years and his
father, the Kon. D. Wyatt Aiken for
10 years, making a total oif 22 years
in one family, very near one-fifth of tne
entire period of the United States
government, but I am asking you to
vote for me on my merits. If you do
not think and believe that I am the
best qualified by ability and fitness
and experience to represent you, vote
for tbe other man. If you do believe
me the best, why vote for me.
down :o my children it is a reputation
i or stainless ixirr:t;. and any
man who intimates otherwise tells a
falsehood as black as any whicu emanates
from the pits of hell."
"Are you referring tc me. sir?"
asked Gen. Moore, rising i'rom the
bench on tie back of the platform
and stepping towards the speaker.
''I am. sir." replied Capt. Willis,
ana received a blow n the left ear as
he turned io face Gen. Moore. Capt
Willis then hit Gen. Moore in the face.
'Friends- and officers of the peace interceded
and with great difficulty kept
the combatants apart. An cverzealous
friend of Capt. Willis climbed over
thp rpflr of the nlatform and was only
restrained from joining in the figO.t
by the combined efforts cC several
peacemakers. T.'::e stand "was crowded
with citizens cf York who dispersed
only after urgent requests from
the chairman and Capt. Willis.
W. \\\ Moore then arose to make
his speech. "I wish to apologize,"' he
said, "for the unfortunate incident,
but when my ihcnor is at stake, as it
was a few minutes ago, I shall ever
resent such a statement as that made
by Capt. Willis as any one of you
"Now, Capt, Willis," he continued,
"is the man who first introduced the
cnarges anci who preuipiuuru uuo unfortunate
and untimely incident.
"I'll take any man single handed,''
he said as he faced some hostile
"Come out, come out!" came from
many quarters, but Gen. Moore was
allowed to c.mplete his speech without
"Let the band play, please," said
Chairman iMcDow as Gen. Moore took
his seat, and in this way t?e strained
feeling was subdued to a large extent.
Wharton to the Rescue.
The auditors, however, clung to the
platform for some time after the can- i
didates for adjutant general conclud- i
ed their speeches. J. H. Wharton,
candidate ::or railroad commissioner,
told several jokes, which also helped
to soothe tue temper of the audience.j
W. L Witnerspon was given an
ovation by his follow citizens of Ycrk
county. He announced his candidacy
and issued an invitation to the candidates
and newspaper men to attend
dinner at his house.
George W. Fairey also told jokes
and outlined his platform.
C. D. Fortner and Frank W. Shealy
followed in the order named.
Andrew J. Bethea, candidate for
lieutenant governor, spoke next. He
was followed by William M. Hamer
and J. A. Hunter.
The statement of B. Frank Kelley,
opposing compulse educaticn, was
cheered. In reply tc the question of
Mr. Bethea if he bad anything to say
about the paroling of Caughman, he
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make and that Blease iad done right
in issuing that parole. The statement
was cheered. He said that any
men who said that he was not in
favor of law and order told a false- j
ho-d. He directed many attacks at!
Mr. Bethea, \>lio was not given an!
opportunity to reply. Mr. Kelley's |
s-'.ort statement in praise of Congress-j
man Finley was warmly applauded.
A. G. Brice, candidate for attorney j
general, sp:ke next to a crowd that
frequently cheered Cor Thomas H.1
Peeples, incumbent, who gave an account
of his economical administra
"I plead today f:r peace and for
less fctionalism than we have had in
years past,'' said John G. Clinkscales,
the first candidate :or governor to
speak. He said that he was in favor
of t'ne strict enforcement of laws as
tbey appear on the status books. He
went on to speak of instances o>r disregard
for law, telling af his experience
at the Charleston meeting where
he had said that those who operate
blind tigers shou.'d wear stripes.
For Compulsory Law.
Mr. Clinkscales then went into his i
discussion of a Statewide ccmpuLsory
"I can not agree with Mr. Swear- j
ingen," said the speaker, "when he i
says that we are not yet ready for |
Robert A. Coper launched immediately
into what he considered j
the paramount issue, law or lawless-1
ness. Urging that the voters vote :'or
the State and not t'or a friend, Mr.
Co:per was applauded.
"If I am put into office on January
17 next," he said, '"there will be
no race track gamlbling on the ISth.j
Let the man who violates the law j
pay the penalty. I plead for an equal j
impartial enforcement of law, whether
the maa is considered hagh or low."
Mr. Cooper then advocated "provision"
before the enactment oif a
compulsory school attendance law. He
told of his plan in regard to furthering
the agricultural interests of the
Q.+ '?ho T-Ta wan warmly armLauded and I
given a waiter loaded with peaches
collection for tie sufferers from j
the hail in the Rock Hill district of !
Yorw county was taken, am anting'
John T. Duncan discussed the "sys- :
: .. I
i tem. j
W. C. Irby. Jr.. told of his work;
in ti'.e legislature and his li.elong
stand in favor of law and order.
In his speech Mr. Irby said: ".Mr. I
1 Manning: lias insinuated several times ,
that if elected governor I \v uld give )
i t-.e State a disgraceful administration.:
| I not only challenge him to show from j
my ten years' recoid in the lesisla-!
I ture where I have ever voted against
j the interest and welfare ol: the people,
j but I wish to ask him a question
j which may throw light on his attack:
Mr. Manning. I am informed,
purchased a large farm of abcut 60
plows between Kline and U'mers. At
: the time ol purchase said farm there
i were manv \vuite families that had
[ lived on it for many years and were
i an additton to the church. Allon's
chapel, and also to the schools, etc. I
ask Mr. Manning if he did not put
these white citizens off and put negro
tenanis in their places when he
bought tOese lands? Also, if this did j
not demoralize and ruin conditions for
the farmers of that community. When
I .have spoken about these conditions
from the stump hav^ I been hitting
him not knowing at the time that I
"It seems to me/ said Richard I.
Manning, "that I must be a favorable j i
opponent, for I am being attacked
from all sides.
"Now, Mr. Irby is an honest man,
but I make a strong denial to his
question. I know nothing oti it, and
I say emphatically tfnat the statement
or insinuation that I have put negro
tenants in place of white people is a
"If you deny it," said Mr. Irby, "I
am perfectly satisfied."
Mr. Manning went on to say fib at he
considered it no detriment to a can- .
j didate for governor to be a successful
| farmer or business man. He stated
I that he was in the race on his own
j initiative and manhood and owed ;
! allegiance to no man or clique of men.
i Mr. Manning again reierrea 10 iue
great issue of perpetuating the policies
of the present administration.
"Are we to wipe cut this disgrace
from the State we love so well," he
j asked, as Ta^e arraigned the pardon
record of Gov. Blease. "I am not
I mincing words,'' he concluded, "and
I ask you. to put aside personal feeling
in the election on August 25." He )
.Tnhn o. Aderer Mullaly spcke next
"I have worked for biennial sessions
of the legislature," said Joihn. G.
Richards. "I assert to you that
statement which held ttat I dodged
the issue of the enforcement of law '
at the Charleston meeting is one of
many misstatements that have been
circulated about me. I stand for strict
enforcement of tfte law, with fairness
to all our people and without partial- 1
ity to any. ]
"I believe, however, that justice <
should be tempered with mercy." <
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-Vir. XVIVJilex I UO OUU vu vv |
be "had never intentionally appealed to j ]
passion. "If you don't wish to for- j
feit what Tillman and the reform
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13> BARBECUES, ?
The rural school improvement association
of the Little Mountain high
school will give a barbecue at Little
Mountan on August 13, county cami
paign day, for the benefit of the
We, the undersigned, will furnish a j
first class barbecue at Jno. A. Crom- j
er's old place on Friday, August 2S, j
t-?.4 j : _
CJUU1C xjci clucllli,
We will furnish a first class barebecue
at Jalapa in Sligh's pasture on
Thursday, August 6, campaign day.
I will give two barbecues State
campaign day, one at my residence and
the other one at the place where the
speaking will be, at the corner of >
'Alain and Hine streets, August 12,
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Admission: - 1914.
J. M. Counts.
We will furnish one of the best and
most up-to-date barbecues at Newberry
State campaign day, August 12,
1914, in the beautiful grove on the
ground that the speaking will be held.
During the day we will have one of
the best cooks in the State to prepare,
and guarantee a first-class dinner;
will also serve refreshments of all
kinds, to make it a pleasant and comfortaJble
day for every hody. Be sure
to codhe and hear the candidates for
governor and other State officers.
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A. P. and H. H. Ruff, Mgrs.
I will give a firs: class barbecue
August 12, State campaign day.
J. M. Counts.
The scnool improvemnt association
will give a first class barbecue at Po- maria
compaign day, August 11th, for
the benefit of the school:
Mrs. Jno. C. Aull,
We will give a first class barbecue
it suverstreet county campciigu uajr,
August 18, 1914.
J. M. Nichols, 1
W. H. Nichols.
We will give a first class barbecue at
the residence of Col. D. A. Ruff on
Friday, August 21. There will he
dancing for the young people. The
iinner will be cooked by Mr. Luke
3ease and a good dinner may be expected.
D. B. Ruff, /
F. A. Gall man.
We will give a first class barberue
at Bethel school house, Pomaria, on
on August 22. The services of an ;
experienced cook nave Deen secureu j
and a fine dinner'is assured. A pleas- j
and time promised. Public invited.
H. F. Counts.
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Courses: Literary, Music,
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Preparatory course for those
not sufficiently advanced
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Next Session Begins SepL 16
For catalogue address
P. E. MONROE,
Leesville, S. C.
For Broad River school district No.
24. One that can .teach the usual
branches in rural schools. Must have
first grade teacher certificate and well
recommended; seven months school.
B. M. Sufaer, J. L. Crooks,
Secretary' Chairman of Board.
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