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Ot. DK A KI?/S STATEMENT
Writes to Correct Alleged Er
rors About Com.
i?miett l?e. S C K. F. D. No.
Apr. ll lOO?- ISdit?r of tho
puocrat, BonuettsvlUe, S. C.
?ustii tlu ixccutive com
. ?ii il in ol r tlint sonio er
. ? may bo cor
aso publish tho
Im N. Drake,
?sentut ion not
.he first Mon
ti was decided
at a lair and
lip of thc clubs
ion, would bc to
t thc first pri
sca rs ago nt
i, as thc mern
, and it was so
joting of said
2 o'clock, bul
ded that all thc
.. and ns '.hen4
j rent import
I, :uul that
it were aux
! decided to,
il not between
; bcCll staled.
cd to, which
j week's Dcm
*>ther pago ol'
There was no
.sent thc ioni
se. Wc sini
icts, as they
n looking for
lniittec. to got
o baso, i
.tion in the
.year on tho
on tho old
MI thc custom
ell known that
.tb rolls than
t in the pri
I from Major
f thc members
.10 were pros?
wc saw Mr,
bo street and
lid not attend
said that the
iseel to be held
mt it was held
t thc meeting
?ld when he ai
>rmc(l by Mr.
retar.y of the
) meeting had
.lumbers ol' tho
o got through
and ?.rel back
and do not
took. On the
dicve that thc
dilation is thc
teemed it prop
blisli tho fact,
ir readers, that
nge in tho basis
ii thc county
thought it was
xplain why ho
lb at thc meet
not ask us lo
1 >rako's letter
.t ly i there is no
al facts stated
?v ri tte ii for the
told before tito
hat ?I 1 > r'.dcns
not at tho mooting on that account.
2 That horotoforo tho old club rolls
have boon used as tho basis of repre
sentation in tho county convention
3 That this year tho voto in the
first primary two years ago is to
bo used as tho bosis of representa
tion in tho county convction.
THE CIVIL COURT
Cases Which Will Come up This
Week for Trial
Hosier of cuses to be tried at
April term of Marlboro court.
At a meeting of the Har it was
unanimously decided that no jury
case be called after Friday and
that only cases on Hosier be tried.
lOaslerling vs ICastorling; New
ton, Liogors, Townsend ec Hamer
for plaintiff, Hudson and Living
ston for defendant.
Tatum vs Hines; Livingston for
plaintiif Townsend cc Hogers for
Keilt vs l'?vans; Livingston for
plaintiif, Townsend and Kogo rs for
Gibson vs Stubbs; Townsend Al
Hamer, Hogers ci LeG rando for
Monahuin vs Kx press Company ;
Townsend ec 1 lamer for plaintiif,
Har ron, Stevenson, .Matheson &
Sic enson for defendant.
Hearson vs Pearson; Wait for
plaintiif, N?w'ton & Owens for de
Tl KS DAY,
Clio Ginnery Co., vs Western
Union T. Co; Livingston for Plain
tiff, Wilcox <S Wilcox for defen
C G Hruce vs A. C. L" H. li,
Livingston for defendant, Wilcox
ec Wilcox for defendant.
S H Oakly vs Harris Bristow;
Hogers & Hedland for plaintiff.
Stevenson, Matheson ec Stevenson
WE ON KS DAY.
.., ... xv, nug
ers & LeG rand.
Horn! vs SA. .H., Il, H; Town
send & Hamer for plaintiff, Mc
iver, Stevenson, Matheson iVc
Stevenson for defendant.
Dean vs Weil; Townsend & Ha
mer for plaintiff, DD McColl, Jr.
KID DA V.
McLaurin vs A. C. L H., li U;
Townsend cc Hamer for plaintiff,
Livingston for defendant.
Johnson Co. Sav. Hank vs John
A Stanton; Newton cc Newton for
plaintiff, Townsend ec Hamer for
Stale of S. C., vs Cooper and A.
C. Li, H. li\ Newton & Owens for
plaintiff, Wilcox & Wilcox, Town
send & Hogers for defendant,
Tin4 regular spring examination
for applicants for teacher's certifi
cates will be held in tllO court
house, at Bennettsville, on tho 3rd
bYiday in May, which is the. 15th
day of that month.
A. L. lOastcrling,
('o. Supt. of ICducation,
89-02 A. I ?.
Attention Camp Hena/ian No. 766
Tile annual meeting of Camp
Hcnagan will bc held in the Court
House on Saturday May 2nd 1008
at IO o'clock a. m. A full atten
dance, is desired fis business of im
portance will come before tho
camp and oiliccrs for I he ensuing
year will bc elected. Hy order of
John H ( i reen, Commnndor.
(I, D. Haste rling, adjutant.
April 11 th 1008.
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om-of Di Slump's Pink Pain Tablets
i'alU always nu ins coiigOKtioii uunlura
blood pressure. D' Shoop's Pink Pain
Tablets simply Coax collei.ted blood
away hem pain celliers, 'rin se Tablets'
known by di newest n:S Dr Shoop's Head
ache Tablets simply equalize thc blood
circulation ano thc painn always departs
in "'u minutes, .!<. Tablets 25 cents, write
Dr Shoo]) Racine Wis. foi li ce package
Sold l>> J no T Douglas,
COURT OF COMMON PLEAS
Convened on Monday-C ases
Tried to Date
Thc court of common pleas con
vened on Monday at 3 P. M. Thc
time set was at IO a. m., but thc
clerk, Mr. J A Drake, had re
ceived a letter from Judge Al
drich stating that ho would reach
here at noon. The jurors were ex
cused until 3 o'clock.
.Judge Aldrich was sick last
week and was unable to hold
court at Chesterfield. All will be
glad to know that he is out again
and able to assume his duties.
At ll p. m. court was called to
order and thc docket sounded.
Several cases had been settled and
some more were continued for va
rious reasons. Thc jurors were
excused until yesterday morning
at (.):;}0 o'clock.
Thc following cases have been
Lasterling vs ICastorling. The
defendant .Mrs Ann Lastorling
having died since thc commence
ment of the action a motion was
made to serve a supplementary
answer. Thc motion was granted.
Tatum vs Hines, scttcd.
Keitt vs Stubbs, settled.
Monaham vs The Southern Lx
press Company, judgement in thc
sum of $1,50 l'or thc plaintil? by
The. case ol' thc Clio Ginnery
Company vs The Western Union
Telegraph Company was ably con
tested on Tuesday, and a strong
light was made upon a mot ion for
a nonsuit by the plaintilf. The
motion was granted.
Ct; Bruce vs A C DH li was
Oakley vs Bristow was contin
ued on account of sickness of the
The case ol' Crosland vs Gra
ham was set for trial Wednesday
morning but the death ol' Mr
George Crosland Tuesday after
noon after thc adjournment of
_, ... ^. v. JU iv was .set
DELEGATES TO PR.ESBY1 ERY
Which Meets at Cher aw on Friday
Other Delegates Named
Pee. Dec Presbytery will con
vene at Chcraw on friday, thc
Kev. A (? Buckner being modera
tor. Thc Presbyterian church here
will be represented by Mr 1' A
McKcllar and Dr. Bunyan Mc
Leod. Mr. J A Drake isaltcrnate. '
Thc Sunday school institute wiM i
meet on Thursday at Chcraw and
to represent the Sunday school of
the Presbyterian church Misses
[Olia McCully and Ida McHac were
elected as del?gales on last Sun
( )n Wednesday tho y<?un? peo
ple's society will meei in Clieraw.
The session ol' the Presbyterian
church on Sunday appointed Mr.
and Mrs. D C McLaurin with
Travis Pale and Warren Moore as
alternates to attend the meeting.
The session also appointed Mr.
A (i Sinclair lind Dr. Bunyan Mc
Leod lo attend the session ol' thc
Presbyterian brotherhood a t
Greensboro, X. C., on the luth
and 20th ot' May. This will bc a
great occasion and speakers of
national prominence w ill lie in at
tendance. Although the delegates
have booti appointed anyone else
can go who so desires and they
should let I tr, McLeod haye their
Wan in Poor Llonlth E*or YenT
lr, W. Kelly, of Mansfield, Pn" writes
"I waa in poor health for two years, mit*
forin? fruin kidney and bladder trouble, I
spent considerable money consulting physN
linns without obtaining any marked bono?
lil, but wa? cured hy Kolay'u Kldnep (Jure,
and 1 dentro to mb! my testimony timi ii
may bo tho causa of restoring tin- health of
others" liefu?o Hubntilutos. Reid & Co
Slop?, itching inst.nilly. Cur CS piles,
eczema, salt rhciuil, letter, itch, hives,
herpes, scabies Dean':. Ointment, At
any drue. Store.
A total of 305 students were ex
pelled from Clemson ,n.,,,.. r,.,
the April Fools day cs
bout '100 arc left at flu
TO THE INAUGURATION OF
THE NEXT PRESIDENT
The Pee Dee Advocate and the Marlboro Democrat aro going to send a party of six
to Washington on the occasion of the inauguration ol' tho ?7th President of the United States
on March 4, 1900.
Three of the party are to be selected by the readers of the Advocate and the Democrat, The
party will be composed of the following:
1. The most popular minister in Marlboro county.
2. The most popular public school teacher in Marlboro County,
The most popular young lady in Marlboro county,
4. The person who sends in the largest amount for subscriptions to the Pee Dee Adyooat
5. The person who sends in the largest amount for subscriptions to t he Marlboro Demoora
t;. The person who sends in the largest amount lor subscriptions to the Advocate and
Each of these persons will be given free railroad tickets to Washington and return, so as to
include March 4, .1000, the dale of the inauguration of President Roosevelt's successor.
Tho parly will probably go to Washington a day or two in advance ol' the inauguration, so
as lo witness the closing scenes of the present Congress, which will adjourn sine die on March
The party will also be given a free trip to Mt. Vernon, Va., the old home of George Wash
ington. There can be seen thc house in which tin; First Pr?sident lived and died, the furniture
Which he used, the carriage in which he rode, the tomb iu which he is buried, and many other
Al Washington cnn be soon the beautiful Capitol, tho White House, Ibo U. S. Treasury, the
Bureauof Printing and Engraving, where money is made, Statuary Hall, Congressional Library,
Na ti ona1 Muse tun, Smithsonian Institute, Corcoran Art Gallery, and many other things of nat
A tri u will be taken to to the top of the Washington Monument, which is f>.*>f> feet high.
Prom it the whole city of Washington cati be seen, with thc Potomac liver winding along irs
1. Euch person who subscribes for the Pee Dee Advocate or the Marlboro Democrat will be
entitled, Cor each cent p don subscription? to one vote for each of the persons to he elected. If
$1.50 is paid for the Advocate one year, the subscriber will be entitled to 100 votes for a minister,
:i public school teacher and a young lady. Eighty cents for th; Advocate six months will en
title I he subscriber to 80 votes. One dollar for the Democrat a year will entitle the subscriber
to 100 voles, The votes must Ix? given in at the same time the money is paid.
2. Every agent of the Advocate or Democrat will be entitled to ns many votes as will the sub
scribers whose subscriptions ne or she gets. An ageht who gets 1<? annual subscribers for the
Advocate, will be entitled to I?OO votes. Ten for the Democrat will give him or her 1000 votes.
Agents1 votes must also beseht in with the money.
\y. A ballot wi be printed in each issue of the Advocate and Democrat, which, when cut out
and rent in before the expiration of the dale printed in the ballot, will count as ten votes for one
person in each of the three classes in the contest . These ballots will not be counted unless they are.
in thc office before the expiration of the time printed in the ballot.
4. Those who nve b-fttMnor ?....... -,
j ?. INO agent will be entitled to more than one prize. If the same person appears to be entitled
I to more than one trip, then one of the trips wil given to the person who sends in the second
larges! amount for the Advocate and Democrat combined. If the same person still seems to have
two trips, one of thom will be given tor the third largest amount for both papers combined.
; 0, Besides being allowed the yotes indicated above, un i having a chance to win a free trip to
the inauguration oi'the next President, all agents will I e allowed ten per cent commission on all
money collected by them. This applies to renewals as well as new subscriptions. To be entitled
to commissions, an agent must send in, at lirst, ns many as three subscriptions. After that, one or
more may be sent a time by the agent.
7. No subscription will he taken on credit fdr anybody. We do not keep subscription accounts
8. The votes received by each person will be published in each issue of the Advocate and the
Democrat, revised up to the close of the proceeding week
ti. The contest will close at 0 P. M. on the filth day of February, 1909. The votes will be
counted and the trips awarded by a committee of three citizens of Marlboro county who are also
lo be elected by the voters themselves. There is a placo on each ballot for the names of Ihe cit
izens whom the voters choose to count the votes. The time for voting for this committee will
( lone just a week before the regular contest. The ballots for them will be counted by the editors
of the Advocate and Democrat,and the three highest will be declared the managers of the election.
Their names will be published in the paper preceding the close of the contest for the free trips.
In case any manager elected cannot herve, he or she will be allowed to name a substitute.
This ballot, if in thc office of thc Pee Dee Advocate and the
Marlboro Democrat, before 6 P. M. of Apr. 24, 1908,'will count as ten
votes for each of thc following three persons to receive free trips to
Washington and Mt. Vernon, to the inauguration of the next Pre sident
of thc United States:
Rev..pastor of the.church
. teacher in the. school
.young lady residing in.
This ballot will also count as ten votes tor the following citizens j
as managers of election,
The ballots to be sent in with subscriptions have a little different form from the above. They
are printed separately and can be obtained at the ellice by any agent or subscriber who will call
or write for thom.
The contest is now ott. Begin to send in your votes at once. The sooner you get your
favorites in the lead, tho better chance they w 1 have of winning.
Subscribers will be entitled to the same number of votes, whether paid at the ellice sent by
mail, or paid to an agent. But in every case the votos must come in with the money, or elsa
they will not be counted.
Agents should go to work al once.A subscriber picked up here and there, every now and then
will amount to a great tleal by the time the contest closes. ADDRESS,
MIN & CALDWELL,