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TUESDAY AND FRIDAY
NEW SERIES, VOL. 1; NO. 21. Weakly, Established 1860} Dally, Jfta.it, ?14.
ANDERSON, S. C, TUj?SDAY MORNING, JULY 14, 1914.
PRICE $1.50 THE YEAR
NEW PRESIDENT OF MEXICO
' IS NAMED BY THE PEOPLE
AS HUERTA FLEES TO COAST
BIG BUSINESS !
IS UNSETTLED
SENATORS WRANGLE OVER
ISSUES AT STAKEL?CANT
REACH AGREEMENT
REED IS CRITICISED
Refused To Offer Amendments
To the Disputed Sections of
the Bill
(By Associated Press)
Washington, July spirited de
bate today between Senator Hollis. or1
New Hampshire, and Senator Reed, or !
Missouri, over the 'Interstate trade ]
commission bill emphasized - the ad-1
ministration leaders .Iii the Senate]
BtiU were rar from aifV agreement on
general principals of trust legislation.
The wide divergence.'or views was
indicated furthor in . '' Senate com
mittees, the Judiciary-committee fail
ing to perfect the Clayton bill, whicl
it had expected to complete last Mon
day, ine interstate commerce Com
mission again failed to roaunie con
sideration of the railroad securitlu:
bill and a member of ' the committee
said no meeting eoulud be held before
Friday. -v
The difficulties Seuators are en
countering in committees together
with the open disagreement as to
principles evidenced -on the floor
have some administration leaders con
cern over the fate df:Jthe . bills and
strengthened a be lief .'{that the pend
ing measure should be' consolidated.
Senator, Hollis. today. ?cclaured the
the Insterstatc Commerce" committee
favored the so-called .Newlands meas
ure, which would1 'give'"-the proposed
trade commission .power, to prevent
"unfair competitloh/*-U He'added tha;
the Judiciary commj&eO'.' believed ai
attempt should be r^apfe/to deflne un
fair practices. ','.. '-^>^?B .
Senator Srtal^idn1
moment -should slip -fcom the brow of
the Federal trado commission," or I
r-uch business men as "Thomas D. |
Jones, nominated for the Federal re
serve board be appointed to 'the Fed
eral trade commission." Senator Hoi
He explained that th? Federal trade
commission would be given the powor
of pel Icing trade with a view ?f |
making "the big fellows- let the little
fellows live."
He criticised Senator Reed for de
clining to offer amendments to the1
disputed section, saying this action in
dicated the Senator Was opposed tt
tho entire bill.
Later Senator Reed declared Sena
tor Hollis was his enemy and has dis
ordered the tacts of his previous
speeches. He asserted that Senator
Hollis*' statement that the Supreme
court would declare tho bill uncon
stitutional if too general and indefi
nite in phraseology was better suited
for a meeting of anarchists than In
the Senate. *
Senator Borah onnosed the trade
commission bill as ? final step to
solve the trust problem by seeking to
regulate monopolies. He declared as
soon as the Supreme court entered
the tobacco trust degree, a decree
pronounced by nun as one of the
severest ever entered in the world
propaganda was started to get regu
lation of moncpolies and thus avole*
the effect of the Char-man law. When
the Senato went inCo -executive ses
sion, the Idaho senator asserted ho |
would resume his argument at anoth
er time. .
C. C. Wyche and Montague Nichol?
of Spartanburg, were here yeaterday,|
for the speaking.
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o \ TRAINS HELD UP o
o ? o
o A bolt of lightning o
o struck the high power o
o. feed wires of the Q.. "S. ) o
o & A. at the .trestle neat o
o Pelzer last night about 9 o
o o'clock delaying trains o
o Nos. 18 and 19 for'sev- o
o efal hours. . o
o . Trie boR was so .terri- o
o fic as to shatter many of o
o the. giant insulators on o
o, both thee .feed wires and o
o trolley wires, and in some o
o mysterious. way caused o
o what resembled an ore c
o light , to appear on one of o
o 'the steel rails, burning o
o out about two inches, of o
o ' \t. < The entire rail was o
o red with heat\ahd set fire o
to the crossties on the o
o trestle. - The accident o
o caused* much consterna- o
o tion among the passengers o
o but no one was injured. o
b o
OQ. 010,0.0, 0 0 OOOCfOOOO
THE WHITE COTTON BLOOMS
AND RED RIBBON BADGES
' ABOUT EVENLY DISTRIBUTED
I _^_?~_.- _
FRANCISCO CARBAJAX CALL
ED UPON TO JAKE OATH
OF/ OFkVICE
REVOLUTION
TORN MEXICO
Witnesses the Dawn of a New
Era In Its Bloody. History?
Peace May Be Restored t
Washington, July 15.?The news of
General Huerta's resignation as nro
vislonul president of Mexico was
hailed by official Washington tonight
ar the first practical step toward a
quick solution of the Mexican prob
lem. Constitutionalists, diplo and of?
flcials of the United States were elat
ed over General Huerta's voluntary
withdrawal and predicted an era of
peace in hlr Country.
Although tad constitutionalists have
declared they would not recognize
Francisco Ca'rbajal as provisional
president, and the United Stated gov
ernment likewise will refuse to recog
nize him. the understanding hero Is
that the now executive will hold office
only until arrangement? can be mado
for the entry of General Carranza, the
- constitutionalist chief.
Carbajars Attitude.
Diplomats In close touch with the
situation, declare Carbajal and those
who are. associated with him in an ef
fort, to .restore.,.pea.?e. ^Jre^oply, e
and propertr'?fTflWtBH 'apportera.
With this obtained, the peaceful entry
into tho Mexican .capital o? constltu
tlonalista troops will be negotiated. '
General Huerta's retirement, cam?
just as the constitutionalists were
preparing their formal note declining
participation In inforYnal conferences
with Huer ta delegates to discuss In
ternal Mexican questions. ? ?.
Hopes were raised today, that new
negotiations might be begun however,
between representatives* of Carranza
and Carbajal for the'apeedy transfer
of- power to the constitutionalists. It
Is virtually certain that the Huer in
representatives at Niagara Falls will
be designated by Carbajara to look
after bis Interests in i this country.
The mediators'will make another ef
fort to bring the factions Into conf?r
ence Is considered'as likely. *
Carransa Would PrcOr.
General Carranea, the mediators.be
lieve, would profit grea,tly by Entering
Into ftuch conferences. He thUB might
guarantee* himself :. Immediate .r?cog
nition by the United. States and Ar
gentina, Brazil and Chile. Under
term of the protocols signed at Niag
. ara Falls, the United. 8tates promised
. to recognize any. government set up
by an agreement -'between Mexican
factions Without waiting for an ?lec
tion, r
Should Carranza-Refuse to parley
with the Carbajal government and in
sist.upon taking Mexico City by force,
. setting up a mill tar y government, -re
cognition in all llkllboci would be de
ferred until after an election. ' .<
Constitutionalists here are renew
ing th?ir efforts to persuade Carranza
to enter conferences|fwith, Carbajal,
who many diplomats hero think would
accept the plan of Guaraloupe, whichj
calls/for the establishment, of''Car-'
jransa as provisional president.
- In' some quarters here it is -believod
Carbajal may try to have. , Huerta
given immunity from strcBt if ho stays
" tn Mexico City. The'Huer ta delegates
In Now Ycrk have tried to obtain
guarantee for him; h?t ev?n'if given,
friends of the dictator think ha would
be safest out ot the country, i v
Villa C?aiment8.
Juarez, July ?6.~*'> wouiiK much
prefer ??si Huer*?Had remained, in the
, presidential chair-or in Meitio City
until we could set our hands on him,"
General Villa. said' today la-'Jaur?s,
when he learned of Huerta's ' resig
nation. .- ': ;
"That is the only . comment; I carej
to make," ho added. "I am a soldier
and do not care to express my opinion
of the, traiter**' resignation." M *
A military band played marUal airs
outside villa*.. he^Qserters ^ ^
news of 'Huerta's teeignattoh Waf
sprx*d about. Villa,probably will rei
main at th? border 2 or 3 days.
Villa officiaib tonight thought^troop*?
Of all divisions would be represented
.st Mexico City -m a triumphal en
Waahlngtop.-Ju
stgnation mark* .
more than a year's
States to forc? h
Lind was seat to
in an effort to
-Huorta'a re
ilnatlon of
the United
lent. John
summer
I'M.**
tor's withdrawal. President Wilson
later wnnt to congress and revealed
the terms on which Huerta had been
asked to retire. An embargo of arms
was placed on both Mexican factions
and the Washington government then
began Hb policy of cutting off finan
cial aid for the Huerta government,
not only from the United States but
from Europe.
Huerta's resources slowly diminish
ed under this prkessure. The consti
tutionalists, aided by the moral sup
port of the ^American government,'
pushed their military campaign to
within striking distance of the capital
city. Realizing a military conquest ol
Mexico City was inevitable, Huerta
finally yielded.
Will Soon End.
With Huerta's retirement the con
stitutionalists feel tbetr revolution
virtunlly has triumphed. They turn
ed against him the moment he over
throw Madero, constitutionalist pres
ident of Mexico, in February, 1813,
and have waged their war with un
relenting vigor ever Bince. . >
The prospects of an early solution
of the Mexican problem gave both
President WJlcon and Secretary Bry-J c
an much Joy tonight. American forces 1
will not be withdrawn from Vera|
I Cruz until a stable government has t
been established in Mexico City and a
r?cognition liar, been accorded it. The '
feeling is general, however, that it ti
Carranza gives guarantee to political
(offenders as well as the people gener
ally, recognition will, be extended
'promptly by the United States and
other nations of Central and South
America, as well as Europe. -
Incidentally .Huerta's. resignation
in;
spec ?
City. The powers of Europe had re
cognized, Huerta, but- becnuse of the
?renounced attitude of the United
tater', they are expected to follow the
le?d of the American government /be
fore oxtendiug recognition to Carba
Jaf or bis successor.
Salaxar. one of the highest generals
in the army denounced Huerta. i Car
kranza, constitutionalist leader in Chi
huahua, assailed' him in a bitter state
ment made public at San Antonio.
Francisco Villa announced himself an
adherent of Madero and joined the
ranks, of the northern army. Pascual
OroKco, of the clan of-the northern
revolutionaries; was the lone notable
figure among the disaffected who de
clared for the new government
' President Taft, nearlng the end of
his term, left to his successor the
projplem of adjusting, diplomatic re
lations with Mexico* To Wood row
I Wilson, Hu?rta sent felicitations . on
I i-iiu u?y Oi lud American presiuSSts
I inauguration. .
I Hampered at the outset of his ad
ministration by the refusal of the
United. States to recognise him, Hu
erta soon faced growing difficulties in
; raising funds to run hla government
; His uneasy hold .-upon affairs was
weakened' by rnluor constitutionalist
victories in the north and by. recur
ring rumors of . a break with Felix
Diaz,' nephew of Porforio Diaz, and
Huerta's ally In the bverthjrow of
Madero.
Huerta Gets Busy. *
On May 1, Huerta announced he
would urge congress to call elections
In October to choose his successor.
The .congress, selected-October 26 as
'the. date of;the election and a 'decree
to that effect was Issued by Huerta
on June 3,
- Felix Diaz, who ' had announced
himself as ? candidate for the' presi
dency, was sent to Japan on July 17.
Henry. Lane Wilson, the American
ambassador, was recalled to Washing
ton and Nelson O'Sbaughnessy, charge
d affaires, kwaa left In charge of the
American interests In Mexico.
Early In. August'It became known
that' President; Wilson Intended to
BEud Jobs L!"-l *o Mexico'as his per
abnal representative, In an endeavor
to ?rrango a basis for peace.
' Huorta announced he woufd not
tolerate Interference.
No vertheless.Mr. Lin V delivered his
note frota President Wltion. Huerta
rejected j all proposals made - by the
Amsrjcan government, chief of which
were the suggestions, that he resign
and that'he not be a candidate on elec
tion day. Relations between Mexico
and the United 8tatos became acute.
President Wlleon proclaimed his poli
cy In an address before congress to
which ' was y attached correspondence
between Mr. Und and the Huerta ad
ministration,
Huerta, was attacked la the Me~
senate on October 6, by Senator,
mlngues, vfho spoke .what, was in the
minds of himself and some of bis col
leagues. Domlngues disappeared.
Tho chamber of deputies - adopted a
HWittBWMHiaWMlfiiwiBBMM
eBolution calling for an Investtga
Jon.
Deputies Imprisoned.
To this Huerta's reply was drama
ic and swift. He marched a column
>f troopa to the chamber ot deputies
ind threw 110 deputies Into prison,
lext he dissolved congress and took
into himself the legislative authority;
:alling for s>.n election Of new mem
bre on October 6. Through Mr.
H'Shaughnessy the United States made
'epresentatlous of violence to the de
mties.
'When It became known that the
lections had resulted in no choice
lecauBe of the failure of the voters
o go to the polls the American gov
srnment pre-emptorily called on Hu
na to resign. In a statement to the
llplomntic corps ou November 9 he
innounced ne would declare tne re
mit of the election null and order
mother election.
On November 12 Huerta refused to
iccede to the American demand for
ils resignation and John Lind left
rlexlco Slty for Vera Cruz.
Meantime the United States des
latched warships to the Mexican
oast and Americans continued to
eave Mexico.
Definite proposals were made by
be United States to Carranza and his
dherents., fl
..Several of the European powers, no
ahle Qreat Britain, Germany and
"ranee, supported the policy of the
Jolted States. The constltutlc lallsts
ontlnued their advance to the south,
"hey captured several cities.
Situation Critical.
The situation became so i critical
hat .Greeat Britain, Germany, Frasco,
Fighting continued at Tamplcj and
?any other centers and the eonstltu
lonaliats iook Torreon. x
An embargo placed on the expor
atlon of arms from the United States
0 Mexico was raised early in Feb
uary last.
American troopB were placed on the
order and the American fleet In
lexican waters was strengthened.
The constitutionalists captured
lonterey. .
Then came the departure of John
ind from* Vera Cruz and the arrest
f a party of American bluejackets
t Tampico, tor which an apology and
alute were demanded by the United
tat38, and refused by Huerta.
On April 21 bluejacket and ma
Ines were landed and occi.?led Vera
Iruz In consequence of the reported
rrlval of a large consignment ot
rma and ammunition for Huerta. A
umber.- of Americans wure killed in
lie street fighting. The Mexicans
dtired and destroyed a. portion of the
allway.
Shortly afterward ? mediation pro*
osai received from Argentine, Brazil
nd Chile .was accepted and a consu!
itlon 'ensued at Niagara Falls.
In the Interval American troops re
eved the bluejackets at Vera Cruz
nd since have remained In occupa
on of the port
Tampico end Zacatecas fell Into the
ahds of the constitutionalist and the
ictorious armies continued their
tarch on Mexico City, where rumors
ave been in circulation for many
reeks of the appiuacbing resignation
1 Huerta.
..Huerta Leaves.
Mexico City, /July 15.?General
ictorlano Huerta i resigned' from the
rovisionai presidency of the Mexican
Bpubllo tonight and his resignation
as accepted by the senate and cham
er of deputies by a vote of 121 to 17.
Francisco Carabajal then was ap
ointed president and took the oath
f 'office at the jouit session of the
Eputlea and senators.
Huerta's resignation was submitted
irough tho department of foreign re
gions. It, was read In the house and
as greeted wich crise of "viva Hu
rts 1" It then was /referred to the
tint, committees of gobernacion. Af
ir brief 'consid?ration- the committee
;port?d, accepting the resignation in
io- following termu.
"Article I?We accept the resigna
on presented .by General Vlctorlano
iuerta as' president. of tho Mexican
aited States, r , .
"Article 2?We Call licentiate Fran
sen Carbajal, minister of foreign p?
tions to assume i the pretadeasy."
A ballot was taken sud the. joint
?sl?n spproved /the report. Cerv
ljal too<k the oath as provisional
resident of Mexico before the as
nnbled deputies/and senators.
Th? next executive, ! escorted by the
residential guards, went Immediately
- the national palace. He was cheer
1 by tha pcpplo.
Vlctorlano Htt?rta took oath aa pro
<Conttoued,on ^ge 2.L \.
A NEAR BATTLE
IN THE MILITIA
Gen. Moore and Captain Willis
Fired Shot and Shell At
Bamberg
Special to The Intelligencer.
Bamberg, July IB.?W. W. Mooro
and M. C. Willis, candidates for ad
jutant general were tho headlines of ,
.the stato campaign circus today. !
They furnished the most amusement j
to the several hundred voters of this '
county who gathered to hear "issues" |
discussed. The two candidates have J
l;6?w w?t?iS?K up iu ihe present sit- j
uatlon for several weeks, in fact since
the opening of the campaign, and to
day the storm broke. The wordy bat
tle lasted for more than ten minutes.
Partisanship ran high in the audience.
The audience merely groaned and
laughed when C. D. Fortner, a candi-11
date for railroad commissioner made ]
the prediction that the governor will 1
be elected to the senate. The other
candidates for railroad commissioner
made their usual addresses.
In his . address, A. J. Bethen,
charged that his opponent for lieu
tenant governor, William M. Hamer,
had in a way supported the governor,
when ho refused to vote on Blease's
resolution, to force the resignation of .
Dr. S. C. Mitchell, president of the
University. J. A. Hunter, candidate ! (
for. lieutenant governor was given a|(
big reception by bis home county folk. J ;
^Because. of the detth of ? ; relative. \ -
John O, Clinks cales wob not present ~i
at the meeting today. . He will rejoin j I
the campaign party next week. . ' 1
H. G Folk, county chairman of]
Bamberg, read a long statement at 11
the meeting here today in which ho
bitterly arraigned the governor. All
of the wgong doings of the chief exe
cutive We're recited In the statement.
Mr. Folk was elected master in equity
for the county and Blease refused to
commission him.
There was a warm tilt between T.
H. Peeples and A. Q. Brlce, candi
dates for attorney general. Mr. Brlc?
scorrd Peoples for his "official Inac
tivity."
All candidates for governor were
given a respectful hearing bv the
voters.
Mr. Folk's Statement.
Bamberg, July 15.?Chairman B. C.
Governor BIcase today, said that he
would have taken notice of it when
the senatorial campaign, party was
here, but that blindness kept him
from realising what the governor had
u?n? when iis tors up and spat u pen
a list of questions propounded to the
governor by Mr. Folk. These questions
asked if Governor Blease observed his
oath to sustain the result of the pri
mary when he refused to commission
Mr. Folk, who was chosen in tho same
primary.'
Features of the meeting today were
F/.chard I. Manning's declaration that
It was unreasonable that 1,200 par
dons should be granted in four years
by one governor, and hU general at
tack on the governor's record; also
'Mr. Irby's characterization of Mr.
Richards as a "four months old Blease
baby"; and Mandel L. Smith's re
markable ??f?sse of the press. Mr.
Richards received cneering when he
declared for Blease.
GIRLS LIKE TANGO
MUSIC VERY MUCH
Neglect Work and C: .,o Suit
For Damages From Sts&m
hsiiJt Company .
. .
.. .?- ' . ' "'.' i . <v;
Burlington, la., July 15.?Wben the
callopes on the excursion steamers
play tango music the 200 girls em
Stayed at the Mississippi P?arl But
in company here refuse to work
This was the basis in an injunction
action filed today by Moir brothers to
restrain cal lope music on steamers
during working hours. Tho plaintiffs
also seek ' S5CC damage* for loss of
the services of young women em
ployees.
LABOE INSURANCE CHECK.
In Settlement of Policy .Carried by
Late Aug. T. Smylhc.
Rock Hill, July 14:?Probably the
largest life Insurance check ever paid
in this atatb was received at the office
of the Equitable Life Insurance So
Clety In this city yesterday. It waa
for $33,302.04 and was in settlement
of the policy carried by the late Mr.
Augustine T. Smythe of Charleston
INVESTIGATION IS
NEARING THE END
Jury Investigating the Bailey
Murder Has About Com
pleted Their Task
(By Associated Press)
Mlneola. N. Y? July 15.?Wh>< tho
grand Jury Investigating the murder
ot Mrs. Louise linlley in Freeport
June 30, and the alleged complicity of
Mrs. Florence Conklin Carman, ad
journed toilny hut throo witnesses re
mained to be heard. District Attorney)
Smith said he believed tho Inquisitors
? ?1,1.1 illrnniin ?r tUf,-?... ?- * -
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morrow. Tho grand jurors are ex
pected to decide whether Mrs. Carman
will-be brought from tho Nassau coun
ty Jail to tell her story.
District Attorney Smith said he
would refuse the physician's wife per
mission to testify even though kIk.
signed a waiver of immunity. Then
her nttornoy, Clcorgc M. Levy, and her
husband visited her in jail and had Oer
sign a petition nddrosscd to the Judge
requesting t!?o privilege of appearing
and abandoning all rights to immun
ity.
Mrs. Carman wus anxious to tell
her story to newspaper mon late to
day, but tho district attorney would
hot pormit lier to do so.
The moBt important witness today
was Frank J. Far roll, whose story,
as told to District Attorney Smith, was
that on the night of June 30, he start
ed fi.? the back door of the Carman
l<ji|bj^i^
Slifebrry to a wlhdow ln what lie now
knqwH to bo tho dlctor'n office ' and
break tho glass.
Farrell Bays he heard a shot then
hurried off. When lie rend about the
murder in the newspapers. Farrell
was quotod oh saying, he went to the
lintrlet attorney.
SUFFRAGETTES ARE
STILL UNRULY
Try To Horsewhip Scotsman
Bet Get the Worst Of She /
Barpum
I IL1 11
(By Associated Press.)
London, July 15.?Half a dozen po
llcement were required today to re
move from tho Marlborough street
police court two kicking, clawing,
screaming suffragettes, who earlier In
:he day had attempted to horsewhip
;he ??k'ui Hon. Thoisae McKlnnnn
SVond, secretary of state for Scotland.
[Jut for the intervention of his butler
It Is probable that the secretary
ivould have been soundly thrashed.
Tlje secretary was leaving his reBi
lence when a woman'ruBhed up, horse
whip In hand, exclaiming:
"You Scottish pig; if you don't Btop
he forciblo feeding of women, we will
imash you."
The militant lashed him across tho
mest, but before she could deliver a
lecond cyt the butler, standing on the
steps, throw her to the ground. Ho
men tackled a ' second v.'omen who
was shouting:
"Let. me get at the Scottish pig."
.The police took both women to the
jolic'c station where they wero search
id. On one was found a decomposed
5gg labelled: "Refreshing fruit."
In the court the womon gave their
lomos as Janette Wallace and Ber
ha Watson. They were fined twenty
ihIllings each, but refused to pay and
iMre'.aent to Jail for four days each.
. AWARDED riBEL DAMAGE.
Former State Senator In New York
Gets $10,000. .
Albany. N. Y? July 15.?Tho $10.
)00 -Judgment, granted John F. Co*
lalan, former State senator against
be Now York PRESS for libel, was
?fflrtned by the court of appeal to
lay.
In criticising Cohalap for voting to
retain Otto Kelsey as commissioner
)f lnsurange. .after Me was quoted. as
laying he would, support Governor
flughen, who was trying to oust Kel
sey, tho PRESS was charged with 11
icl. ;'. . .
Lilt le Elisabeth Henderson tlU .
The many friends of Mr. and'Mrs.
Ellis Henderson will regret to learn
>f the Illness of their' little daughter,
Elizabeth. She Is in a private sanl
nrlum In Atlanta, and the attending
physicians has pronounced, the illness
yphold. Mrs, Henderson has Just re
cently visited fHpuda and relatives
1?re, and has only been.'home a short
im?.
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THE CAMPAIGN ORATORY
WAS GREATLY ENJOYED
BY LARGE CROWD
THE BEST OF ORDER
Mr. Pollock deceived Au Ova
tion?Smith Sentlmc::: S^r-.
prisingly Stro^?^
-Hfe* ? .
Anderson county. MW?"
yesterday. There was^J,
In attendant*) upon sSj?u?
meeting which was addr^Wed/by^can
dhlates for tho United States senate,
and not one case of dlHordov.was re-*
ported during tho wbolev-ds^/MThere
was some good naturcd gibing; at some
of the speaker? but not enough to
cause any disturbance. .Governor
Ricane had a great nmny f'ilonds In
tho crowd, and many of them were
conspicuous for the rod ribbon badges
which they displayed, atid'yet: there
aro some who think that .tlip? crowd
was largely lp sympathy with the
other speakers.' Senator /Smith's
friends were jubilant after'the meet
ing and claim that it was ? memor
able day and that the senator may at
least divide the vote in tills county.
From tho cheering it cc-uid hardly
bo claimed as any ono candidate's
day, although the greatest,, demon
stration of enthusiasm and/of ' Unre
strained sympathy cnhie at tho' con
clusion of ; the somo whn *
radd^y-^fl\^jftr^P^^ "
corn? to -tho pity, an _
and left with the respect and adnilra
tion of hundreds of now made, friends.
Senator Smith had a great ''many
friends 1n the crowd, and one of the
features which' opened 'the. day .was
the parade of wagons from ?f? cbtia
try loaded with supporters/, and ad
mirers Of the senator and hi?, record
in congress. This parade was headed
by the Jolly band from wild Hog, and
following this came u wagon drawn
by four splendid mules, the wagon
containing a bate ?f , cotton,
on which was - ' mounted
Senator smith, surrounded by "' sev
eral well known citizens of the
county, nearly all of whom are stated
to have supported the governor two
years ago. There were other wagons
and citizens on foot. ' !"
The best or order prevailed through,
out the day. The weather was mottled
?sometimes the sun broft" "
with great intensity, nt ,oth
there being showers. QoVCrqc
had the better of the. : efyj
as the weather wr; con'cornt
was the first to ap< :.k. Jio^aalp^ flno
form, and in a gooa hnaiom >
showed no effects of tho day before In
Abbeville, which by common reporta
Is said to have gone decidedly against
him. The weather was against ; the
other speakers, but they came,through
with flying colors. ^
Tho meeting .was called to order by
S. Dean Pearman, .county chalrmar,
and'the invocation was by Rev. O. I*,
Martin, of Lebanon, tho best known
Baptist preacher in this section of the
state. Mr. Martin prayed for an or
derly day, and such It turned out to
be. -.. .. "'
Mr. Pe?rsi u? in a /point?? and ef
fective speech asked the audience
give close attention to. all of the.
speakers and.urged that no discour
tesy be shown any ono. ? At1 only, pne
time during the.day did it appear that
any man would have to li?'removed
from the crowd,.and that was toward
the close of Mr. Pollock's speech when
some of his repartee got the better of
a man in the crowd who was gibing
at Mr. Pollock. Police officers stepped
up to the side of the man, but Mr. Pol
lock begged them to d?sistas he could
attend to the man alone. ThlA seemed
to have a salutary effect. .
In Walhnlln Today.
Governor Blease and party wont up .
to Pendleton In the afternoon to
spend the night, at the home.-of Mrs.
Blease's parents. Senator Smith and
Messrs. Jennings and. Pollock re
mained In Ander son. and wlU go to
Walhalla on the goa-ulectrlo at 7:20
this morning. Many persons from all
over this section-attended the/meet-.
leg, some coming from Abbeville and ;
Greenwood counties, hut ' aiV i, wan?
fested merely a. deep, interest in the
meeting and there was ho apparent at
tempt on any side to pack the meeting,
or to bully the speakers, although
there had been u persistent'rumor
that some of the speakers, wdbld :be .
howled down. ?.
The candIdatps Spoke alphabetfoslly.
Blease, Jennings, Pollock, Smith. Tho
governor of course got a -warn?reeert
tlon from his Anderson friends and
was .: jent^apph throughout.
hls i|J??ch. Mr. JeWngs.^OBe'reih
(Continued on Secoaa?P*ge.) ^.
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