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ANALYSIS OF KETUBSS
IK PREVIOUS RACES
Primary Election Figures From Other
State Campaigns Throw Interest
ing Side JLigiit on turrrnt
Speculation as to probable results
of the approaching primary election
are becoming rife as the day for decision
draws near. For the benefit
of those -who delight in juggling figures'
on gubernatorial races, the following
information is given.
Cole L. Blease offered first for gov
emor m ?yuo ctgitiusi bc?cu \jw^~
nents. The three leading candidates
were LMartin F. Ansel, Mr. Blease and
Richard I. Manning. In the first primary
Ansel received 39,850, Blease
16,801 and Manning 23,008. A vote
of 16,983 was distributed among the
remaining five.. In the second primary
Mr. Ansel was elected by a majority
Two years later Mr. Ansel was op
.posed for reelection again by the
Newberry candidate. The total vote
that year approximated 105,000, of
"which Mr. Ansel received 62,867, or a
majority of 20,767 over Blease.
Mr. Blease was elected governor in
191-0, his leading opponent being 1
C. Feathers tone. The vote that year
was 106,855. Mr. Blease received
56,2-50, Mr. Featherstone 50,605. The
Newberry county candidate's majority
Two vears later Mr. Blease was re
elected, being opposed by John
Duncan and Ira B. Jones. The returns
tjhat year were unprecedentedly
large, the count being 140,757. Th?
majority was 3,329. The vote received
was: Blease 72,043, Jones 66,548,
Ii the United States senatorial
rice of two years ago the majority
o ' E. D. Smith over nis mrre opponents
was 11,731. The total vote
cast was 132,801. Smith received
72,266, Blease 56,913, Jennings 2,258,
Only nine counties were in the
Blease column in that election. These
were Aiken, Anderson, Cherokee,
Chesterfield, Clarendon, Georgetown j
Piokens, Union and York.
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A1 distinctly narrow margin
arated the three leading candidates?
lor governor in the first primary of j
19i4. Several days elapsed before it j
oould be determined whether Coope^ j
or Manning would make the second j
race. Cooper received 25,053; Manning
25,397. Richards 26.S01. The
loss of Newberry county, which is
one of the counties of Mr. Cooper's
judicial circuit, eliminated the La t rens
county candidate from the running.
In Newberry Mr. Manning re~
?- 4 r a i
-ceived 1,068 against Mr. coopers tot.
An additional 345 votes would have
placed IMr. Cooper in the secnd heat.
Mr. Manning was elected over M~\
Richards by a majority of 28,870. Twc ;
counties were carried by Mr.
Richards?Cherokee and York.
JfO GREAT DAMAGE
BY FLOOD WAT'SKfc
Crops and Homes Snffer Somewhat
by Eeason of Swellia; of
Asheyille, N. C., Aug. 14. No lives
"were lost, as far as could be ascertained
here tonight, by the breaking
of the great dam at Like J'oxaway
yesterday although the 30 foot wall
of water that rushed d\;vn the narnr>-ar
-mountain s-orees in o South Car- J
olina wrought some damage to cropo
fsiKI hornet V houses "srp vasfced
Alter the waters left the passes,
they spread considerably, according
to reports brought here. At Clemson
College, the 'Seneca river was swollen
nine feet, but did n( appreciable
Thousands of fish released from the j
lake were left stranded in small pooh
along the rivers and on dry la-nd.
The only damage reported at Toxaway
"was the destruction of the $10,000
George Armstrong of Savannah was
in a launch less than half a mile
from the dam when it went out. He
escaped with difficulty by heading up
an arm of the lake.
if ilk by the Yard.
An Irishman passed a shop where
a notice was displayed saying
that everything was sold by the
yard. Thinking to play a joke
on the shopman, he entered and
asked for a yard of milk.
The shomnan, not in the least aback,
dipped his finger in a bowl of mile
and drew a line a yard long on the
The Irishman, not wishing to be
x?a"ugiht in is own trap, asked th i
" Iflve SAid'tlie shopman.
<?*! ? "Prrtl it ?r?? T'll take it.'
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To Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine
Women who are well often ask "Are
the letters which the Lydia E. Pinkham
: Medicine Co. are continually publishing:,
Igenuine?" "Are they truthful?"
1 Tin Ja tttnimnn tmn+o cmr?Vl ? "
nujf uu rrviucu nnw buu? nvvir>,.u .
In answer we Bay that never have we
published a fictitious letter or name.
Never, knowingly, have we published
an untruthful letter, or one without the
| full and written consent of the woman
! who wrote it.
The reason that thousands of women
| from all parts of the country write such
j grateful letters to the Lydia E. Pink|
ham Medicine Co. is that Lydia E. Pink|
ham's Vegetable Compound has brought
i health and happiness into their lives,
I once burdened with pain and suffering.
| . It has relieved women from some of
; the worst forms of female ills, from disi
placements, inflammation, Ulceration,
irregularities, nervousness, weakness,
; stomach troubles and from the blues.
It is impossible for any woman who
is well and who
has never suffered y);[fr
to realize how these (()/ ff* Ul
: poor, suffering wo- ^ \ J
men feel when re- / / ^ TSy i
j stored to health; I j I J I
| their keen desire to r\ VT jk
j help other women ^jj
wno are sunenng as (gi jSBPZy Ik")
they aid. tvBiAEP7NKHAl5^^,'
CAN BE REDUCED
! Fixation Works Would Exploit
Lime Beds, Resource Not Heretofore
j The 'State.
| The following statement ^as made
yesterday fry the Columbia Chamber
of Commerce committee (having
charge of the nitrate plant campaigk
"Doiring 1934 the fertilizer tax paid
to Clemson college aggregated $263,064.09,
which, at 25 cents per ton.
s_ows that 1.064,256 tons of fertilizers
of all classes "were used in 'South Carolina.
It has been repeatedly stateed
that the gross cost was $31,000,?
- - -
| 000, and that 60 per cent. 01 tnio
amount was expended for the one
item of nitrogen, a very -considerable
proportion of which was- for mineral
nitrate,- since .South Carolina uses
heavily as top dresser and as >a sid-5
application for -cotton and corn, a3
well as in complete fertilizers.
"If the government established a
nitrogen fixation plant in Columbia.
for the joint production of fertilizer
and nitrtc acid, and all the available
power were used for the production
o' lime nitrate, at prices ruling befor3
the European war sent Chilean nitrate
t> such high levels, the value of the
product would be $9,000,-000 from 'Undeveloped
South Carolina resources.
If the whole of this product were used
in South Carolina, and sold at the
price named as the probable cost of
produciflg lime nitrate with horse
power at $20 per ton, to wit: $17.50
per ton, the saving to South Carolina
farmers alone "would amount to $5,718,750
"Instead of $9,000,000 leaving the
State that amount would remain here.
Further, the $3,281,250 worth of lime
nitrate would he that much new
wealth as surely as if it were so much
gold. In the enormous waste power
of the Congaree, harressed to produce
the vitalizing electric sparks, we
would develop the philosopher's stone
to transmute into -gold the base marl
of: coastal plain, which in turn
would make unproductive and unprofitable
land produce wealth fourfold.
"This is the reason why the nitrates
committee of the -Columbia
(Chamber of Commerce urges every
farmer, every professional and business
man to write to our senators anl
representatives in Washington to support
the movement to secure one of
! tnese great government pia.ui.s nu:
[ South Carolina. Write today."
| M-AXY IN KEWBEREY
TRY SIMPLE *DXTlTRE
Many New-berry people are surpris|
ed at the QUICK action of simple
j buckthorn bark, glycerine, etc., as
; mixed in Adler-i-ka. This simple
! remedy acts on BOTH upper and lowI
er bowel, removing such surprising
foul matter that ONE SpOONFUL re.
lieves almost AjNT CASE constipation,
sour stomach or gas. A few
, doses often relieve or -prevent appen!
dicitis. A short treatment helps
| chronic stomach trouble. Tfre INjSTAiNT,
easy action of lAdler-i-ka i
i astonishing. Gilder & Weeks Co.
rfovigorattag to the Pale and Sic&jj
TfceOld 8ta?dBfd y flCTkrdti'CPtftherlng tonic
GROVE'S TASTELESS chill TONIC, drives ou'
Mal'uia.enriche it *>e blood .and builds nptfceny&
lem. A true tonx For adults and dL-ldrtu. 50.
) BRASDE'fS INABLE
| TO ACCEPT WOKKj
j Has So Much Judicial Business ou
Hand Tliat He Can't Spare
(Washington, Aug. 14.?Associate
Justice Louis D. Brandeis of the su- j
preme court informed President Wilson
tonight that because of the mass
of business before the court he would
v - Wl ? n t'c
'Do un&um u> iacce?j? WJLC yicoiu^ui. ^
designation to serve on the joint commission
which will attempt to solve
the difficulties between the United
States and Mexico.
Justice Brandeis conferred with the
president and Attorney General Gregory.
Later the following letter xrom
Justice Frandeis to the president Wis
made public at the White House:
"My dear Mr. President: I appreoioto
fhp nnnortunitv for hizh service
I."- ~trc y W
which membership on the Mexican
commission would present. But upoi
consultation with the chief justice 1
j find that the state of the business of
! the supreme court at the present time
1 to be such that it is my duty not to
I undertake this important constructive
The giving out of Justice Branaeis j
I letter was the first formal announce- j
rient that lie had been offered the
post, although it has been known definitely
that he and Secretary Lan-3
were "two of the three men selected b r
the president for membership on the
The general understanding iiad
A Statement A
Mr. James C. Sample, County Superviso:
iNewberry, S. C.
1 Dear -Sdr:
A short while ago Mr. H. 'M. Boozer o
County's finances, and in order that yoi
formation from your office 1 showed you
you were entitled to know about it not
law, are open to public inspection.
You have asked me to explain to you
1914 of certain extraordinary sums of
use of in 1915.
It is a fact that commutation tax was
$5,690.00, of which $5,576.46 was paid o
going to pay chaingang claims; where
lected was $1,944.00, or a difference in 1
Shoals Power Co., paid the County $14,8
which might be caused by the ponding <
lie road at Heller's creek. All of this
across the creek and in making the fill
800.00, which was used for ordinary pui
to Mr. Boozer when I gave him the sta
that claims against County were paid .
You have (asked me, if during 1914 so
* > "< T X AV_? T
were not soia, ana, it so, wii<?i tuey ur
tion is they brought between $700 and
will show the exact amount turned ove:
will also show the exact balance paidth
Power Co., deal. I am also asked if con
from the County Home lands during 191
no record as to the number of feet anc
of iany such lumber.
You had no such extraordinary items
to be absolutely fair and just to you and
at your request. I am making mention o1
I hope the foregoing covers the infor
you with any additional information tha'
August 2, 1916.
Mr. Voter, you see from the above
letter from Mr. Holloway that Mr. H.
'M'. Boozer had full information as to
the deficiency of the funds for 1915,
and to "be fair to me I think Mr.
Boozer should have given this information
with the figures he has "been
giving out. I can not get around to j
all of -the voters "before the election, is
why I am sending this out through
the papers. If you hear any rumors
of a hurtful nature in regard j
to the expenditure of the furds of j
Newberry -county I will -consider it a j
j favor if you will call to see IMr. Hollojway
and ask him to show you the
j records. He will take pleasure in
showing them to you and you will find i
i that the rumor that was in circula- j
tion is untrue.
I presume from the criticism of my |
opponent in regard to the expendi- j
tures of the funds of Newberry county,
if he should succeed me the roads
and bridges will be neglected, as, Mr. :
. Voter, you know roads can't be work
ed ana bridges can't be built without
. the expenditure of the funds. I hiave
, spent tbe money appropriated for this
. purpose and have no apologies to
i make, as I have complied! with the
law. When you hear any one say
that I have run the county in debt,
ask him what I spent the money for,
k and if I haven't complied with the
I have only this promise to make:.
been that, r-otn .fustice Brandeis and
Secretary Lane had acceptcd and
there have been intimations that the
justice's decision to withdraw was
reached after Chief Justice White had
interposed objections. There was no
official confirmation of that however.
ine crape nanger.
Two warfarers were resting by the
"This is a tough life we're leadin."
mused one of them, "ridin' car trucks
at the risk of our lives, gettin' chased
b> brakeman an' cops an' dogs, sleep
in' in barns and haystacks, an' eatin'
the leavin's from other folks' meals.
?Trtni}e+ Rill unmptimps T think it's
' * I
worse than workin* for-a livin'."
"Hey, wot's the matter with you ?" i
exclaimed his companion. "Woddy j
mean by takin' all de joy out of life ' j
> > FOE ECONOMY'S SAKE <^l
$ <?><$><?><?><$><?><?><$> ^ <$<?><? <$><$> 3-j
Borax saves 50 per cent, of laundrysoap.
Borax makes soap do more,
work at less expense. It makes bei- j
ter, easier washings.
The clothes last longer, too. Borax |
is absolutely ,con-injurious. And its j
cost is trifling.
A 25c package of "20 Mule Team
Borax Soap Chips" will do more
cleaning than 50c worth of bar soap
or washing powders.
btained from me a statement as to the
j might know that I had given out ini
a copy of this statement, as I thought
^withstanding your records, under the
i the fact of the collection and use in
money, which you did not hiva the
i collected in 1914 to the , amount ol
ut during that year, a good part of it
as, in 1915, the commutation tax ooliavor
of 1914 of $3,746.00. In 1914 Parr
00.00 to get a release from all damages
:>f waters on the Columbia-Union pubmoney
wtas used in building a bridge
leading to the bridge, except some $4,*poses
of the County, i explained this
itement in which I said, "books show
January 2, 1915."
me mules belonging to the County
ought. That is true, and my recollec$800.
The County Treasurer's books
r to Sim from this source and they
e Treasurer from the Parr Shoals
siderable lumber was nor cut and used
4. Such is my information, but I have
i have, therefore, no idea of the value
3 of income during 191.?, and m order
I your administration during that year,
l these matters in this letter.
mation desired. If not, I will furnish
I may officially come within my knowlYours
H. C. Holloway.
If reelected 1 "will do in the future as
I have done in the past, work your
roads and give to the people the
roadways they are entitled to have.
] have not put the county in debt.
The legislative delegation from Newberry
has put it in debt by not providing
to raise enough tuoney to meet
the necessary expenses of the county,
net to speuk ci the appropriation;
which this same delegation made
and L'v making admits that they hav3
n:t provided for the raising of suilicien:
funds to inee* the abso: :tely
necessary ex^c.::ses of running the
county. Jf any one dou"::s this state
m<mt 1 ask him to consult the county
attorney, JVlr. H. C. Holloway, and the
records 3f the office.
A 4 1-2 mills levy brings in about
$32,000.00. The appropriation hill
carries $45,,500.00. Tfiis leaves a ueficit
of about $13,500.00.
I find it necessary to spend all th2
road and bridge money I can get hoM
of as that is the only fund put in my
hands except the county home fund
and the chain gang fund. lAill the other
funds are paid out by statutes. There
are eighteen different items in the
county appropriation bill.
This is election year and don't pay
any attention to everything you hear.
J. C. Sample.
SI 17 imA V
Carrauza Government Curious as to
Mexico City, Aug. 14.?Carranza
government officials today expressed
curiosity over the delay by the United
States government in naming the
American delegates to the AmericanMexican
conference on border difficul
ties. Local newspapers published the
fact that Secretary Lane and Justice
Brandies had been asked by President j
Wilson to serve on the 'American dele j
The war department reported vie -1
trries by government troops over bandits
in small engagements in the
'States of Zacatecas and Michoacan.
SOtfE CROPS INJURED
>'o Yerv Heavy Loss Caused by j
; ~ wt ? - -
Greenville. Aug. 14.?Damage done
b> the water of Lake Toxaway in j
Walhalla, Pickens. Anderson and
Seneca was confined to the flooding
0. outlying territory, injuring crop*
to some extent. These were the coun
ties expected to be hardest hit.
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WdRfcf up ui
The Bell Telephone is
Ring up on the Bell.
You may talk about
your breath but it won'
breath to talk into your B(
Ring up old customers
of prospects, there is no
saves more time or expens
If you haven't a Bell
Call the Business office fo:
SOUTHERN BELL T
BOX 163. TO!
For the high
For Catalogue .
P. E. MONR<
j Clemson College, Aug. 14.?
rise in the Seneca river, due to tul
breaking of the Toxaway C .in, wjm
six feet below the recent flood stageB
The river is now falling and th.e
lege property is in no danger.
Good Looks are EasyW
Look as good as your city cousins, hfl
matter if you do Tan or Freckle AfagnojM
Balm will surely clear your skin in&antfl
Heals Sunburn, too. Just put a little
your face and rub ii off again before diV
| Simple and sure to please. Try a bot?
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once. White, Pink and Rose-Red ColoiH
75 cents at Druggists or by mail direfl
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