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VOL XXXII j
BENNETTSVILLE, S. C., FRIDAY,
JULY 31, 1908
BEGIN AUG. ll
CLUBS TO MEET TO ENROLL
^ NAMES ON 15
Candidates Must File Pledges and
Pay Assessments by Noon
V*- Tho county Democratic execu
tive committee met in tho court
house Monday with the following
Thoa. A Ilucknbee, Adamsvillc;
T S Evans, Bonnettsvillc;
D K Stanton, BrightsVille;
W L Kinney, Brownsville;
Jeff D Edens, Clio;
Maj. ll M Pegues, Kollock;
Il h McLaurin, McColl;
H S Grant, Quicks;
J C Campbell, Ked Hill;
Col. J N Drake, chairman.
The following members were ab
sent:Capt Frank Manning,Hebron;
* '""fy F Spears, Mill Village; .1 A Stan
ton, Jr.. Tatum.
Col. Drake presided and J C
Campbell acted as secretary, in
thc absence of the secretary, J A
OAMI'ATQ X M ? BT [NOS.
lt was decided to hold eight
campaign meetings in the county,
Blenheim, Tuesday. Aug. 11 ;
Brownsville, Wednesday, Aug.
Clio, Thursday, Aug. Ki.
McColl, Friday, Aug. 14;
Tatum, Tuesday, Aug. IS;
Boylan, Wednesday, Aug. li);
Smith's-Grove, Thursday, Aug.
. _... ?_..
Bennettsville, FridaVi Aug. 21.
PLEDGES AND ASSESSMENTS.
All candidates must lile their
pledges with the county chairman,
Col. .1 X Drake, on or before 12
.^relock noon on Monday, Aug. 10,
thc day before tho first campaign
meeting. The assessments must
also be paid to him on or before
that time. The committee fixed
the assessments as follows:
Clerk of Court $10
Superintendent of Education 10
House ol' representatives 5
in addition to the pledges tiled
with the county chairman, each
candidate must lile, before enter
ing upon tia1 campaign, a pledge
with the clerk of court that he will
not uso money or intoxicants to
inlltionco votes, and that he will
j^t'de before the election an itemized
account of his campaign expenses,
and another account after tho elec
tion for any additional expenses.
MEETINGS TO EN HOLT, NAM KS.
lt was decided to call all the
clubs in tho county together at
their respective mooting places on
Saturday, Aug. 15, at 1):30 :i. m.,
?j for thc purpose ol' making on! the
- clip") rolls and gelling thc names of
voters on tho rolls. Attention is
called to the rule of the party
which requires all names to be on
tho rolls ut least live days before
tho election. Those wi o do not
have their names put on tho roll
of their voting place before thal
!im? will not bc allowed to vote.
K\ orv body should attend the meet
ings oh thc 15th; or send his name
by ?i friend who will be sure lo
get it on the roll.
MAXAU EUS Ol ' ELECTION.
The committee decided to poy
the inanaiiors at each precincl live
dollars for each election and for
coming after boxes and bringing
1 thom buck after tho election. No
other pay ?'ill br allowed loi ( hu i;
or other 'expenses, Managers
should com? after tho boxes on
Friday, Aug. SI, and r?tur? them
to thc county chairman on or be
fore Thursday morning after the
Tho following managers were
appointed to bold both primaries,
and the third, if necessary:
Adamsvale-A C Pearson. Wal
ter Mangnm, M W Adams.
Bonncttsville-D M D McLeod,
R B Crosland,TI L David.
Brights vii le-L G Bright, J A
Usher, B W Liles.
Brownsville -B D Rogers, W M
Dens, C J Allen.
Clio-D W Pate, D McQueen,
K L Bennett.
Hebron - D P McQuagc, Frank
Stanton, John Hamer.
Kollock-O M Pegues, Ran
dolph Pegues, Chas. Irby.
Mill Village-Geo. Dean,s Ben
Spears, Thos. Pecle.
McColl-W N Gibson, ll T Mc
Laurin, F P Tatum.
Quick Cross Roads-?I W Griggs,
Clarence Quick, C G Grant.
Red Hill-C 1 Shcrrill, W L
John, A T Odom.
Tatum-L C Stanton, W T Ens
terling, J P Hamer.
13-15. A. 1).
Pine Grove News.
Wilma Terry and Kate Phillips
who have been visiting at Mrs.
Ella Fletcher's have loft for their
home at Roberdel, N. C.
Misses Li/./.ic Gibson and Less
Gibson of Rockingham are now
visiting Mrs. Ella Fletcher.
Miss Alma Bcthca will leave for
Hendcrsonvillc, Tuesday, 4.
Mr. .1 ll Roper, of Wash tag
on, D. C. is visiting his relatives
around Pine Grove now.
Miss Boykin is visiting Miss
Annie C Delle Fletcher.
Miss Lois .Breeden is visiting
Mrs. Hugh McColl of Clio, S. C.
Mr. .1 T Breeden and his family,
Mrs. B F Moore, and Miss Sue
Fletcher have been spending a lew
days at ,I ackson Springs.
Will Breeden, Jim Gibson und
Nelse Adams spent a few days at
Wrights? i lie Beach last week.
Miss Anna May McColl, ( f Mc
Coll, is visiting her friends around
Pine ( J rove.
Miss Lee Parker has returned
from Dunbar where she has boen
Saturday. Aug. 2, Pine Grove's
second nine was defeated in a
score ol'eleven to eight by (Jib
son's lirst. Thc game was a very
tight Oho from thc start but on
account of the absence of Tom
Loving who usually catches for
Pine (?rove, the Pine (?rove play
ers were defeated, but un1 coull
doiil that if they could have had
him, they would have won a great
victory owsrtho Gibson lirst term?
The linc up for Pine Grove was
as follows: IO Fletcher, (': C
Adams, p; |) Breeden, 1st b; O
Fletcher, 2nd b: ll Roper, 3rd b;
IO Breeden, s s; IO Ransom, r f; ,1
Adam-, c f; F Adams. I f.
The feat tires ol' the game were:
1. The wild and unsteady pitching
of Jim Pate who pitched ft boh t
hali'the game lor Gibson, but
couldn't bold bul to pilch all of
i he game;
2. Tho good pitching of Car I
Adams who pitched the winde
game for Pine ( ?rove.
Stop t hat 1 i ck ling cough ! I >r.
Shoop's Cough ('ure will surely
stop it, and w ith perfect safety, lt
is so thoroughly harmless, that
Dr., Shoop tells mothers to ira?
nothing else even with very young
babies. The wholesome green
leaves and tender stems of it lung
healing mountainous shrub fur
nish the curative properlies to Dr.
Shoop's Cough Cure ll ?dins tin
cough, and heals tho sensitiv?
bronchial membranes. No opium,
no chloroform, nothing harsh US0(
io injure or suppress. Doman
Dr. Shoop's. Take no other. J. T
NAMES OF THE
IN THE CAROLINAS AT FIRST
CENSUS IN 1790
Can be Obtained From the Cen
sus Department for $1.
for Each Stivte.
Beau renn of thc Census,
Department of Commerce and
Labor, Washington DC, Aug 1st.
About a year ago your attention
was called to the fact that Con
gress had authorized thc Director
of ('etisus to publish, during the
fiscal year 1007, the names of
heads of families with re'ated data
secured upon tho schedules of the
first Census of the Unsted States,
,..-<v. i' uU^^kii^i^m ' '
DANIEL T. li AKORO Y E
Thc Clio Correspondent of the
1 1790, and that under that author!
I ty the Director of the Census an
' nounced the publication of the re
turns for three states, New llanip
I shire, Vermont, and Maryland, the
resources of the Bureau not being
suflicicut to complete these publi
During the session of Congress
just closed, authority was granted
tho Director of the Census lo con
tinue thc publication of the returns
for tho remaining states for which
J records are m existence during
j thc present fiscal year. Acording
ly the returns for Maine. Massa
chusetts, Rhode Island, Conncti
cut, New Voile. Pennsylvania,
j North Carolina,and South Caroli
na lune berni compiled and are now
In addition to tho above, tho
state records for Virginia for I78'2
to rr.x') have been obtained from
the statt* government and will be
used in liou ol' Census returns.
As in case of previous issues,
each state will bc published separ
ately as a part, or volume, consist
ing ol' fi om 100 to.'ino pages, hun
somely printed upon laid antique
paper, sewed and bott lid with
turned handsome covers. Kach part
will bo fully indexed, and will
contain a front piece a mai? of tho
state represented, ii by 17 inches
in size, reproduced by lithography
from an atlas pubsished in 179G,
In accordance with the law.
these pamphlets arc offered for
sale by thc Director Of thc Census
at the uni lorin price of * I for each
pari. A limited number of sets
will be bound tip, so thal all parts
will appear in uniform cloth bind
ing of a Substantiel character,mak
ing approximately four volumes.
No extra charge will bo made
for the cloth binding in such eases.
As your state is one of thc Or
iginal states enumerated in 1790
for whjch tho returns are being
published, as above explained,
I desire to ask your coop?ration in
ranking known the publication of
tliose important historical records,
since'the patronage will of course
come- princapally from persons
in 'the states for which tho returns
aro printed, or from residents of
other1 states who arc tho descend
ants of persons included in tho
enumeration. Inclosed horewith
you will find sample pages pres
enting ceartain historical and ex
S N.D. North,
Director of the Census.
' Doings At Dunbar.
Dunbar duly 29.-After a hard
summer's work the farmers are
enjoying a series of holidays while
thoy,secm to aprec?ate to thc ful 12
est, /rom the bright merry faces
I se.; in town every day, and the
labo* of their hands have certainly
beer blessed for crops are good in
this section, though some complain
a lit lc, say it is too wet; human
nature must have its way.
Miss Carrie Auslev who has
been visiting Miss Myrtle Holm
has returned to her home nt Mid
Mr D M McQueen and his son
.lamie aro spending some time nt
Moores Springs N C.
Miss Ada Wright and Mrs T.
lAntry have just returned after
spending several days at Wrights
Misses E. W. ano J. C. Allen, ol'
Latta were visiting in the city
Mr alie Mrs M A Hunter, of
Sellers spent a few days this week
witlothe latter's father Mr D D
<^\c? Ethel Stnckhouse, is spon
v ,h ? <>- day.-? iii Hebron with
her friend Miss Lizzie Parker.
Mr Earle Smith of Dillon is vis
iting relatives in this section.
Miss Kate Hayes of Little*Kock
has hoecn spending some time with
relatives near Dunbar, and since
she has returned to her home, some
ol' the boys are wearing long faces
what does that mean Jim '
Miss Lula Wright of Bennetts
ville is visiting relatives near town.
Politics and picnics arc the topi*
of the -hi;, now. The lirst thing
one will ask you. are you going
to the picnic Wednesday ?The next
who are you going to vote for, foi
congress? Now lets cut this out
and all go to Sunday school, al
Dunbar Sunday 1* M. tit '?> Oclocl
and see what they do out there.
Since the Deiner Conventioi
Mr. Bryan has been very active
1 Ie has talked into a phonograpl
machine t<> thc value of ?1000
His machine speeches will bo itsct
in tho campaign. He has organiz
ed his system of collecting cam
paign funds. He decs not wan
tho large contributions from prod
at wry wealth, bul the miles Iron
farmers, negroes, labor unions
women and all sorts of conunoi
people. Ile has also resigned th?
editorship of the Commoner am
has cleared the decks for baltic
I lis old enemies, I letir.V Watter
son and Senator Daniel have sur
rendered and will work day an?
night for him. The fact is Bryai
has cVOry thing his own tony am
is planning for housekeeping on
novel scale in Washington.
( hi the other hand the Kepubli
cans bnve been very quiet. N
collections have been made l'?
campaign purposes. Mr. Tait h;i
been playing golf jil Hot Spring.4
Va., until Thursday when hewer
to Oyster Btiy to submit his nt
dress of nccephuiec', No records <
speeches have boen made f<
phonographs. There is little sio
of activity alone the hattie lint
; There i - apparent i nd i Il e ron CO ?
mong the leaders ol' tho part;
Such is thc condition just Ihn
months before the election. Ca?
THE H. K. COVINGTON PROP
Will be Divided and Sold a.t Pub
lic Auction by American Realty
<& Auction Company.
Mr J C Penny representing
the American Realty and Auction
Company lave closed a contract
with ll Kemper Covington to sell
his entire property at public auc
tion where he now resides.
Tho property will bo divided and
sold in resident lots. This will
bo a grand opportunity for home
seekers and business men desiring
to .make a safe investment.
Watch this paper for announce
ment of sale which will take place
at an carly date, This is a reliable
company and will do just as they
advertise, and sell lots to the high
est bidder regardless of (price.
They never allow any by-bidding
but sell fair and square to one and
all alike, people who attended tho
sale at the Murchison Park prop
city will attest to this fact. They
sell lots at the rate of one a min
MARTIN R. PRESTON.
Socialist-Labor party's nominee for
tho presidency, who is serving a twen
ty-five years' sentence in Nevada state
prison for the mu riler ol' Anton Silva,
a Goldfield restaurant keeper, during
BIG TRIP AT TATUM
Juvenile Missionary Society To
Tatum ? Aug. 3rd--Thc Tatum
pooplo are looking forward to a
"trip around the world" which will
take place when Luna reaches her
full state. Tho trip will consti
tute only one night, and everyone
is expecting to SOO sights innum
erable. The following invitations
The Hean ty Spot juvenile missi
onary society has arranged a trip
to live foroigi :oi nt ries, and you
are invited to join ti party that'
leaves Tennis 'poit (court) on
evening, Aug. 11th. at 8*30
Transportation and guides will
Miss Marion Kastei ling.
Miss Nannie Kasterling,
Mis-. Mary Hamer,
Mr. Tom M I lamer,
Mr. .1 T Welch,
Mrs. S (i Kasterling ot* Phoenix
Ari/.v. is visiting at the home Of
Mr. NV T Kasterling.
Misses Bessie, Louise and Cath
arine Hamer are visiting relatives
in Robeson county.
Homer and Grady liethpa of
Latia have retuned home after a
pleasant stay at Tatum,
i Miss Kittie Kasterling is visit
ing Miss Marion Fosterling.
Mr. II H Stanton and Jess Eas
terling attended tho racing at Tim
monsville last Wednesday.
Legal Land Sales
Tho following property was sold
by tlie sheriff Monday: Lot in
Clio, F L Curry against Rosetta
Calhoun and others; sold to F. h.
Currie for $45.
House and lot in west? Bennotts
ville, D. I). McColl against Char
ley Thomas; sold to Jonas Themas
Lot in Bonncttsvillc, near
the jail, D. D. McColl against
?lames and Rettie McLaurin; sold
to J. C. Weatherly for $705.
, Thc case of McColl against Scott
was settled before tho salo.
The sale of thc lot in west Bou
ncttsvillc, II. H. Newton against
Mamie Lou Pegues and William
Kinney, was postponed till thc
lirst Monday in September.
ANTE BELLUMIIOME BURNED
Old Gla.rcnce Rogers Residence
Dertroyed Last Week
Brownsville June 30th- this
comunity was shocked to find
upon awakening this morning the
fine old residence of Mrs clarence
B Rogers reduced to ashes with
all its contents.
Thc inmates, Mr F. E. Rogers
and mother, wife and sister, lost
all their personal effects ?xcept two
trunks, this old strucrurc was
about one hundred and twenty
years old, and it has been said that
thc builder w as ten years in select
ing the building material. It was a
three story building of colonial
stylo and it was a dear old land
mark for this section. Thc library
contained a valuable colection of
rare old books covering thc choice
of various heads of the family for
longer than a century. The com
! munity feels a personal loss and
sympathizes with the owners.
TO BE UNVEILED
Attention of Woodmen Called to
Exercises at Carolina
Clio Aug. 1st.-Thc late Sov
erign B C Colt ingham monument
will bc unveiled at Carolina ceme
tery Sunday afternoon Aug. 9th.
at 4 o'clock. Public cordially in
vited. All neighboring camps ex
pected to attend,
T G Covington.
Clerk Pee Dee camp No. 246.
Only Three Passed, Leaving one
County Superintendent Easter?
ling has received from thc faculty
of Clemson college thc marks made
by the applicants for scholarships
and entrance at thc recent exami
There were lour vacant, scholar
ships and nine applicants but only
three passed. They were Henry
Covington, son of W P (/evington,
Bonnettsville: Janies Hearsey, son
of G W Hearsey, Bennetts** ille;
and Harmon Stanton, son of
B F Stanton, Clio.
Only two passed the entrance
examination, Janies F (-evington,
son ot'll K Covington, Bennetts
ville; and Marlboro Hamer, son of
J P Hamer, Tatum. They were
nol applicants for scholarships.
Thc Marlboro boys, who were
dismissed from Clemson in April,
have been reinstated. Earle
Chamnoss ?md Janies C Covington
will stand the examination for the
senior class, in September; Knox
East oiling and C P Townsend for
the junior class; while Marlboro
Hamer, although not a now stu
dent, will enter freshman.