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41st~YAR. PICKENS, S. C.. MARCH *', 1912. NU ER 41.
Well Known Hotel and Block of
Stores Up in Smoke in
Early Hours.
Special to The State.
Greenwood, March 3.-The
- Oregon hotel and its block of
stores here were totally destroy
ed by fire early this morning.
Where once stood the famous
hotel is now mere smoldering
heap of burnfng debres with
fragments of ruined brick walls
and useless chimneys standing
upright in the midst.
The fire represents a property
loss of approximately -1400.W0,
with perhaps less than half that
amount in insurance. The loss
to the town is far greater than
the figures would indicate. The
Oregon hotel has been one of,
the town's greatest features ever
since its establishment. and to
be deprived of it is a very great
loss indeed. Most fortunately
no lives were lost. Though
some who escaped did so "by
the skin of their teeth" and
with little on save their natural
Waste On The Farm.
Charlotte Observer.
E. W. Dabbs is president of
the South Carolina Farmers'
Union. He lives at Mayesville,
in the Pee Dee country, one of
the richest farming districts in
the South. A week or so ago
he happened to be down on one
of the wharves in Charleston
and was dismayed when he saw:
a shipload of Northern grown
hay being unloaded for ship
ments to interior points. The
shioments of hay from Phila
delphia to Charleston run from
five to ten carloads by every
ship arrivinz in port. "This
hay," Mr. Dabbs explains, "is
grown' in Canada, shipped by
rail to Philadelphia, then by
water to Charleston. It costs
laid down Charlestob $28 to $30
the ton." Great quantities
of it are shipped to in'terior
points of the State. Good pea
vine hay at St. George is worth
only $15 the ton. Northern hay
is sold in Orangeburg and at
Sumter at from $31 to $35 the
ton. In 1910, according to the
census bureau, South Carolina
farmers paid $1,831,000 for feed
for their stock, or about the
value of 36,620 bales of cotton
at $50 the bale. Swapping cot
ton at 10 cents the pound for
hay at $30 .the ton is a losing
business. Yet the farmers can
not understand why they do
not get ahead.
The condition of South Caro
lina is the condition of nearly
all the Southern States, esperi
ally Tennessee, as o:lew nd
infer from the folowing state
menit of the unha py conditionl
of the people of Temoessee a's
set forth in a recent address de
livered byv the Chait tnooga
Plow compan v as follow: :
fint maha !rd eno :ri
withn Rod Isln ( pin(
on.lI hiEld wolhV md
Pifladelphi ad hare( hi
Mois sov e fe13 s mi~s p' atow
corn. with New Yo k h~ress
and plowvs his farm, 'co'verd byx
a Massachusetts nl)'t Ie. w "
an Indiana Plow. At ni 1
he crawls under a No JIw
olanket and is kept awak by a.
Tenn'ssee dog, the only homei~
.produce on the place. aind w on
Aers why he keeps POOR.''
Japan's Imitation of Modern Civiliza
tion Criticised by a Paper of
That Country.
The power of imitation of ou1
people is congenital and greatly de
veloped, and we have with remark
able rapidity grasped and put to ou
wn use the sciences of war. ire
ahanics and education. The rapid
ity of this progress has made the for
aigner speechless, but viewed fron
within, this newly developed civili
zation shows a great weakness. It i
a grief to the learned and is startlin;
to them. The introduction of thi
system of civilization was a spleudit
thing to our countrymen used to th
spirit of feudalism. It dazzled th
eve like silk damask. The giving u,
f the old and the taking on of th
new system, but vaguely defined ii
the hearts of men, was the fore
back of the movement urging mei
an. There was no suspicion that th
tendencies were novel. Thus on
people unitedly exerted themselve
in the copying of outward thing
but it did not permeate to the exten
of getting a grasp of fundamental.
It was nothing more than superflein
imitation.-Japan Advertiser.
Moving Pictures of Governmen~al Ac
tivity at Washington That Will
Be Educational.
The heads of various department
of governmental activity in Wash
ington have given, it is reporte
permission to a Chicago moving pic
ture concern to take motion picture
of the workings of various industrie
of the government. The picture
are to be taken, primarily, for th
private benefit and behoof of th
moving-picture concern, which wil
find its profTt in paid exhibitions
but in return for the permissioi
granted the govermnent is to huv
the use of such filmi as it requirw
for public lectures and so forth.
More and more is the invention o
moving pictures demonstrating it
high educational value, and feo
things will inerease this value
much as the plan of taking pictur
records of the government's work. I
is highly desirable that the averag
citizen should know as much as pos
sible about the actual workings o
the govern ment.-Buffalo Evenin,
A woman who has taken to avia
tion says she expects air flights t<
be taken up by "society" as a sport
for the reason that the high expens
of machines and operation makesi
prohibitive for those of moderata
means. Society, which is always o:
the outlook for some new sensation
will, she thinks, soon adopt aviatiol
for its amusement because iii is
"high-class~ sport." "A woman," sh<
says, "does not have to be a triel
bicycle rider or circus performer t<
take it up, for such experience is en.
tirely unnecessary." We hope he:
prediction proves true. Nothing
would please us better than to knou
that the divorce crowd of New York
for instance, was up in biplanes o1
monoplanes headed for the eterna
stars.-Chicago Tribune.
She admitted being jealous of hel
xusband. Consequently they quar
eled frequently, Ztnd, wnm'a-ii.
het confided in her best friends.
"You are un fair at times it
'Torge," said the best friend ont
lav, as the tw o -at on the verand:
f thle suburban , hoe. "I a
;orze in th ciy *ir1'iy and h
lin't see me. So I kep w ~u atcin
im. lHe had( a iet in a crowd
:bwar~ car. At lea two --sr
omen, mnost of the 'r'ty as
-!'"re came in and le2- I iy LU:
cgood inx front ofl him. .\n
: r never looked at one of them
1, a 0. ply: interestedI in hi. pa
F.'- i lb-!pia Times.
"(1 ift eI niee
'o"din of the schoo e1.
aratel in ''many ~c in- ('. M
sic 3 ee arys iea e
e a ali oer he eistlis forld.
izsr nGranFann.E::
- Ti o neral asemly has ad
-1 YI' d sinie 'ie, after o tmps
un'is ss--von, which las;ted for
. (day . The motion to adjourn
was a sed by the house Thurs
d afterno,, .I at ") :135 o'ciock
a! h bv the snate one hour later
The regular stession, which be
> Un J anuarV 9, would have end
bruarv 17 hadl t the neces
sitv for a recess session aien.
For the past two days the
house has been plaving a wait
ing game, while the senate
fought for its constitutional
ciaht to have certain appoint
i nlIts made upon its reCommen
lation by Gov. Blease. The is
1 SMe of right of local self govern
ment was sharply dfrawn in the
,Inate, which voted Wednesday
i to ~rescind its former
acti in s.ftting 'Wednesday as
he(I ate for aljournment sine
ti- wvhe-n it. was seen that Gov.
Blease was determined not to
ake the apiointments upon its
recommendation as rcquired by
But the house ref (Ised to -gree
to proha1g the Session and help
the senate in its fight for its
rights. One thing that. influenced
the house to take this step was
the fact tha+ the senate did not
act upon its concurrent U
tIn p s 2 duing the last week
e regular session, which!
n1nw(d v 2" as the date for
b im in arCs(.SS session l or
r to iw tioe for perfecting
the c-de and hearing ihe rep'rt
o.f the dispmisarv :estigating
mn~ito bth f hch ren s
Ons for a rccess bare bcel dis
poed of.
Clouds draped over the horizon
of the senate W\edneeday, pre
sa.ing the advent of squally
weather. Soon the thunder of
-ebate echoed and1 the lightning
of acrimonious reference zig
zagged through the chamber.
I t was all occasioned by the re
usal of the governor to appoint
-maligistrates and supervisors for
certain counties, after having
been rerg:ested so to do by the
en1ate through resolution.
Senator Wailer was one of the
cent res anid he openly announ ced
that the senato should have
backbone enough to impeach
thle -overnor if he did not make
Un~ix a morninug Senatod
\Whartn moved' t to appolint three
*a w\ t 0'' t~' ' oernor an~lt
1 -
* 0'di& the d conui
- r. 3~ ~ a
tha r din
n .m n ...1 a ondr Seslon
The governor replied that he
had the conistitutional right not
to appoinit t ntil March 15, and
iitat he did iiot intend to make
ane anwnounemnts until that
time. Senator Wharton said
that when the governor first said
tha1 he would appoint those rec
om.0(1edd by Senator Young,
he also stated t hat he would ap
p! int all others recommended.
Senator Wharton said that as
he was not satistied, he returned
to the governor and asked him
spceIfically those scheduled for
appointment, and the governor
rtolied that he had a constitu
tional linitation of time to make
thes'e appointments, and he did
not initeld to make them until
this limit had expired. which is
I March 15.
Senator Whmaiton said that
the oovernor desired to see Sen
ator- Younu coicerining the ap
pointments for union county.
Senator Young complied with
the request and his recommend
ations were appointeid.
The 4torm signals appeared
lwhen Senator Wailer of Green
wo g0(ained the floor, and soon
a Storm blat of acrimonious
I words swept ithe sen:te. Mr.
W aller said 4hat the constitution
he Sin:it: the right to ie
fic ami that 11 Shouhi vigorlus
l and 1l no siining teiins ex
p-S its N fll.
Ce11tor. WAVler read the fol
lowing firomn action 2 of the
on -, .stitu"11tion:
"A sufficient number of mag
istrates shall be appointed and
co!milssion' d by the Governor,
by an(d with the advice and
consent of senate, for each
county, whlo shalld hold their of
fires for thie termi of t wo years
anid until their successors are
appoinitedl and (1lmlified,"
Mr. Waller miade an argu
nent that the constihution
makes it abso!nutely manda tory~
on the governor to a ppoint those
that are recoindn(ed. He
saidi that the "governinL' docu
nment of t he government"' woul
not have used the wom d "shall"'
if it had not meant that- the
chief executive is hound nnder
the lawv to comlply with the
wishes and "desires'' of the
duily elected represen tativyes of
the people. Hie read several de
cisions from the supreme cpurt
to snppo rt his con tention.
Sen at or A prel(t: "Sn poose
the senate advises appointments,
andl the governor refuses to
ad,1vie theni voabe do (!vo
uento W\aler: "W'ell, if
h hs' has any backbone. it
wo: dd1 oelto impeach hm.
tonie Sator.;!) Wa!!t fr
e::(iIO n ho'd hinm in
bIt he anvernor in runnin2
a -b ho over the dL sire; as
l hon] ex~pre Sed by othe'
. hIis poin t Senator Strait
U If an irresistible
oC uiwe in contact
unnovahey~l~e body what
alliii'r replied:
i fo would put
o n' of S'nator Laney
sv" a again ap
- do Apprelt.to
uto tol the
he' ennittee
d ::: n>;u. r Apujelt r'ep)ort
io :overnior would
-fnd ;ossaa' to the senate by
is privrate seretarv.
i' me&.Ie said that the
::rn r had no furthur infor
maltin or appointments to
mke i ihi 5..nie. and that he
hd left his oilice to go on an
i~nortnttrip. The message,
was received as information and
ordered printed in the journal.
Remarkably Strong Bond of Affection
Existed Between "Labby" and
His Daughter.
Mr. Labouchere was a bitter,
sleepless foe to cruelty to women and
children. The world knows some of
the abuses he corrected, but there
are scores of others which have
never come before the public eye,
where children and women have been
rescued from torture, from vice and
from deception.
The explanation of this side of
his character would at one time
have been reached if Labby could
have been seen patiently rowing a
boat on the Thames at Twickenham
and chatting easily and considerate
ly with a little girl whose piercing
black eyes and exprersion and even
speech were such a startling repro
duction of his own, and whose tiny
face bore a positively weird resem
blance to that of the portrait of
Labbf's handsome mother which
then hung in his dining room. The
softest spot in Labby's heart-the
most effeotive inspiration of most of
his war on wrong and cruelty-was
his frank, simple, pathetic affection
for his little daughter who, now a
woman grown, was present with him
at his death.--Westminster Gazette.
Blacksmiths in Turkey Render Animal
Helpless Before Beginning
the Operation.
In many parts of Turkey horse
shoes are simply a flat plate of iron
with a hole in the middle. An ex
traordinary method still obtains in
portions of the Ottoman empire of
shoeing the horse.
The farrier doubles a long rope
and knots a loop at the end to about
the size of a large horse collar. This
is put over the horse's head after
the manner of a horse's collar, and
the knot rests on the horse's chest.
The next step is to bring the two
ends of the rope between the tni
mal's legs. Each rope then, taken
by a man, is hitched on the fetlocks
of the horse's legs and brought
through the loop in front. Then, by
a hard, steady pull, the hind legs are
drawn up to the forelegs and the
horse falls heavily on its side.
All four feet are now tied togeth
er by the fetlocks, the horse is
propped up on his back, and the far
rier sits quietly down beside him,
takes off the old shoes and puts on
the new.
Never give a note.
.Never buy a share of stock on
Never borrow.
Ncver place a mortgage on your
Hold all customers to a strict
meeting of their obligations.
Do business on a cash basis.
Give the best quality for the least
Sell on snorter time than competi
Try to sell the same grade of
goods for a smaller price.
Never speculate.-Marshall Field.
"In planning any systematic ad
vertising camnpaign-one of the first
steps is a selection of the best me
dium, which, naturally, is the one
reaching the greatest number and
most desirable class of people at
the least proportionate cost. This
requirement is fully met by the
newspaper, which affords any con
cern dealing directly with the people
the quickest and proportionately a
very cheap method of getting in
touch with the greatest number."
R. F. Adams.
The condemned man was asked iJ
there was anything he desired.
lie brightened up.
t"Why, yes," he replied, "I'd like
thave capital punishment abol
They told him this was impos
"Then," he cheerfully added,
"let's have the recall !"
"The cards are marked 1" said
the man.
The woman cowered.
"The cards are marked 1" he re
There was no tragedy, however.
Seems the baby had gotten10. of a
lead pencil and maedlig II0%
Blease And His Vetos.
Gov. Cole Blease of South
Carolina appears to be without:
any influence with the legisla- I
ture of his State. It is doubtful
if any state has had a legis
lature which is so set against
doing what the governor wants
done as the South Carolina
legislature is opposed to the t
policies and recommendations
of Gov. Blease.
Gov. Blease sent in veto mes
sages on 31 items in the general I
appropriation bill. The house r
refused to sustain his veto on 28 t
of those items. The I bill was J
sent to the senate and the C
senate also refused to sustain v
the governor's veto on the 28 e
items. Then to make sure that
the appropriation bil, would not f
be killed through some trick, 0
the house and senate repassed it t
in entirety.
This is not the first time that t
the legislature has manifested 1
its lack of confidence in the I
governor. It seems that the f
South Garolina legislature is for a
what Blease is against, and is
against what Blease is for.
There has been a disposition to
smile at South Carolina for
electing a man governor who
cuts so many capers as Blease, t
but it is evident that there is a
considerable number of people,
particularly in the legislature.
who entertain the s:,me opinion
of Blease as most of the people I
on the outside of 'outh Caro
Believe Richeson Crazy
Boston, March 4.-Clarence
V. T. Richeson, under sentencei
of death for the murder of Avis
Linnell, is steadily break ig Ip
in mind and body acconla: n t
'hose who have seen him in h
cell at the Charles street jail,
and if the symptoms of loss of;
nentality continue to asssert
themselves as they have within
he past month, his council will
ipply to the courts for the ap
poini ment of expert alien ists to
determine his exact mental con
When Hunting Season Closes.
Abbeville Press and Banner. d
The acts of the legislature il
for 1911 made the close season a
for hunting birds uniform over n
the State. It now begins No- a
vember 15th, and closes Marchb
5th unless changed by the.b
egislature now in session, whichg
would not affect this season. k
The Gum Chewing Girl. '
affney Ledger.
Did you ever not ice how real
ly beautiful gum-~chewing c
rakes a girl appear? Take hera
e facto. and gazing stcadily,a
ne can not find a mo~re ideal
picture. With a sharp click! t
:lack! her~ teeth so white and
early and cla. ing together as,
with cowish glee, she mast icates
:er cud. Th in. too. one can
ote her health-tinted, well- d
ounded cheeks as they gro xa
little more rot uned, through the I
material assistance of a big a
"hunk"' of gum. And really. c
ho can imagine a fairer spec
acle than that of her daint y
ato tnedl nose, as it gently rises I
and falls in wave-like undul~a- I
ion over the abysmal depths
revealed at each pressure aan inst
he mass? Oh. how deliciously.
empting that rosebudl mouth is.
s tlw maiuden fills it with a sof!.
pliable chunk. and, chaml-ing
ike a f&K.v' ;-oat revelling in
he iinx'ic of I e succulent to
uato can. she greets you 'n
o :a s li:4iy with 'gum.
Beats All.
Thiis beats all in the foreclos- r
og of mortgagtes. Constable t
annon G. Blease has a case of L
foreclosing of mortgage against r
fellow for the sum of 7(5 cents, ~
which was given en tw-o domi
ick hens valued at 50 cents a
piece.-N ewberry Herald and
What Teddy Said in 1911.
Washington, March 3.-Col.
Roosevelt's denial of stories sent
'rom Washington that the Taft
Ldministration had reason to
>elieve that he would not be a
andidate for the Republican
iomination against the presi
lent and his statement at Ovs
er Bay vesterday that Secre
ary of the Navy Meyer and
secretary of War Stimson could
iot have said that he would not
)> a candidate' caused to be
nade public here tonight a let
er written by Col. Roosevelt
une 27, 1912, denying reports
:urrent at the time that he
vould support Mr. Taft, which
oncluded as follows:
"I have expressed myself per
ectly freely to a large number
f men on this matter. always
o the same effect; telling yoa,
or instance, personally, and
hose who were with you at
ancheon at my house, and tell
ng Gifford Pinchot, Jim Gar
eld and Congressman Madison
nd Billy Loeb and Secretary
stimson, all alike, just exactly
chat I have said always, that
would not be a candidate in
912 myself, and that I had no
ntention of taking any part in
he nomination for or against
.ny candidate.
Cordially yours,
"Theodore Roosevelt."
low to Get Rid of Cut-Worms.
Now is the time to get rid of
he troublesome cut-worms. Do
iot wait until they are ruining
oar stand of cotton and corn
md then -al tempt to control
hem; for then there is little that
an be done. In the fields where
hey did damage last year, plow
he lad deep this spring, for
he worms which are going to
ive you trouble are now in
ittle rounded cells in the soil,
ug out for their protection last
all when cold weather cameon.
Lhis deep plowing will turn
any of the worms under so
hat they will never be able to
:et to the surface to do any
Iamage. Not all of them will
ie killed in thisl.way. Experi
nce has shown that it is a goad
lan to follow this up by an ad-!
itional measure. About plant
ag time, in clear Eweather, cut
ny fresh, green material which
iay be about the house, prefer-*
bly clover, and dio this into a
arrel of poison solution, made1
y dissolving one pound of Paris!
reen (the substance used for
illing potato bugs) in fifty gal-!
>ns of water. In the late after
oon, scatter this poisoned veg
tation lightly over the worst~
fested acres so that it will not
ilt too quickly. The starved
ut-worms, having had no food!
1 winter, come out at night!
nd eat this greedily, and are
isoned. Frequent shallow cul
Evat ion, as close to the Young
lants as can be done without
1iury to them: also proes a
beck to the work of these pests.
'he best permanent way to han
le them, though. is by rotation
f crops, practicing deep fail
lowing, thorough spring prep
ration, and by keeping the land
:vered in winter with some
)ver crop, such as rye or vetch,
r bter~ st ili, crimson clover, if
can be -.;ro..
The proh)!. m; ini the gaiden is
m(i hods app'y. An , iniportant
ol': to observe i to put plants
:al fehia f;raw.ay fromt
e : :st V ('s l;hwe of p'lant!
iS::s is ru icabl!e.
What Legislators Are For.
As legislators were elected to
rke the laws, it is quite nat
ral that they should object to
aing their bills vetoed and
ulified. Hhat is about all there
to it.-Newberry Observer.
There are never any deduc
ions from the wages of sin.
I'hare pr aid in full.
Directors Authorized to Purchase
Appliances to Electromte
Three Prisoners in June
The Electric chair is to sup
plant the rope in South Caro
lina for legal executions as the
result of an act of the general
assembly. The measure as
passed by the legislature pro
vides that all persons convicted
of capital crime and have im
posed upon them the sentence
of death shall suffer the penalty
by electrocution within the
walls of the State penitcrntiary
and under the direction of the
superintendent of the penitenii
The act requires the board of
directories of the State penitent
iary to provide a death ch- mber
and all neccssary appliances for
inflicting the punishment and
to Day the cost out of the funds
of the State prison. The ex
pense of transporting any such
criminal to the penitentiary is
to be paid by the county in
which the offense is committed.
-The State.
Familiar S ams.
Familiars thoughs it be, yet
how much more realization is
felt each time the lips utter these
simple words, "Home, Sweet
Home-" How wonderfully true
that there is something soul sat
isfying in the hearing of these
words repeated. The pronun
ciation falls like a benediction
round our hearts. Real home
is a place of abode, government
by firm and loyal hearts. How
wonderful is the wealth of the
hofne loving boy or girl!. It is
the nerve resting place we so
long for after we have become
tired. No matter how n;luring
the day passes, or if misfortune
finds us bereft, home is always
welcoming our return. Every
one ca't stay at home,it i: true
and hold their position in life
but far too many leave the most
sacred places on earth to pursue
a life in an alluring city. Seek
ing a life of gayety and freedom.
Too many girls have already ex
perie-nced a tired bra'
seemingly found h almost
friendless by leaving the home.
Her wages do not more than pay
her expenses in a city, of tener
does'nt without parevts aid.
It is the case frequently that
she has only lost some of the
most useful time of her life had
she spent it at home helping
mother. Does the boy gain any
thing in moral traing by leaving
the parental rof to accept a po
sition in town? Too often he
does not. Instead of making --
the ideal man he prided in his
mind to be, he has spent his
substance in riotous living; and
gained an endesirable station in
life. We are, I suppose, all alike
tempted at times that home 'is
not the best place but let us
finally conclude that it is the
finest place in the world. And
that it has no equal. If neces
sarially you go away from home7
for school advantages or tinanci
al support, go only for business,
Parents need iehelp o'f their
girls and boys. Why not r-en
der to them~ some cheerT and aid -
in thir nev-er endi tasks?
Thousands hiave. alreoar lost
b~ut how- much they miss themi!
Let us make life a little bi ightt r
for our parents in their declining
years. They- have done uc
for us, then let us rendIer mo'te
of our int-erest in !itinz their
burdens. It will mean more --
than id.ly wasting time and 4
talent in things which do not
count. Help keep their lives
young too many p ople get
prematurely old. Remember
that being advised by the older
persons that the council is apt -
to be of worth to the young.

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