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THE I N
F UBLISHED WEEKLY second S ET IE - :jjjjuj
PICKENS, S. C., JULY 18, 1912. NUMBEft12
Estblshd 1871-Volume 42
ate C
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Hot Wea ot
ionally Cools Thing
Beaufort, July 9th.-Not un
interesting perhaps to the peo
ple who heard them were the
speeches delivered tonight in the
palmetto decorated court room
of Beaufort county by-, candi
dates for State offices. But the
meeting certainly wa "fiat,
stale and unprofitable" from the
news writer's viewpoint. Go -
Blease and J. R. Earle were ab
sent. B. B. Evans did not
speak and the attorney general
J Fraser -Lyon, did not mention
Mr. Evans except by indireetin,
when he said that two of his
opponents, Mr. Earle and Mr.
Peeples, were honorable men.
Other candidates spoke substan
tially as at previous meetings.
It was nearly midnight when
Ira B. Jones, candidate for
Governor. was introduced. It
was not expected that .Judge
Jones, in the absenee of Gov.
Blease. would say anythina
greatly different from what he
has before said.
A tvlegrat from Gov. Blease
said: "In Columbia attending
to official business."
Several of- the 0audidates
spoke brief'y today at noon at
an unofficial meeting held for
the'benefit of citizens from the
southwest secton of Beaufort
county. The special- trip ar
ranged for the Bluffton boat,
AT RIDGELAND,
So steady became the down
pour when the candidates for
governor were reachEd on the
program that both Judge Jones
aud Governor Blease spoke with
umbrellas held over them, in
addition. Govetnor Blease wore
a rubber coat.
Neither of them varied much
from their usiual arguments.
Governor Blease digressed
enough to say that Washington
Clark, of Colutnbia, had placed
9 a bet with a f iend of the
governor's that Jones would
beat Blease.
-"If Mr. Clark," added the
* governor, "showed no* better
judgement in the Seminole
matter than that, no wonder
-Duncan is after him so.
"BLEASE HURLED LIE"
The governor denounced as a
"Blackhearted -lie" 'the state
menit said to have been made by
a~ citizen of- Ridgeland that he
a s gdvernor hdd receivdd $1,000
for he'lping to organize Jasper
'co'unty. He referred to the
Charleston situation by saying
haffie stood by his words as
written by himn for the -reporter
pf the News and C rier, but
that the words contained no
threat.
3' di4drnpt threaten CJharles:
tp." said he. "'I said that if
Cbarleston wanted gov.ernmen1t
by injunction and mnetropolitan
police, I would give it to her,
and I will in no uncertain way."
Judge Jones was given an
orderly hearing, but not much
applause. The applause that
greeted the g overnor was more
voluminous and more frequent,
but the crowd generally was
not given to applause for any
one.
The crowd. numbered about
200.
Nothing noteworthy wasde
yelopd' at the lBeaufort meet:
ing Iast night. Judge Jpnes re:
peived an Qyatiop fromra crowd
p$ abput 300~, among whom
were many women. Governor
Blease was absent.
AT H.A1PTQN
Hampton, .J'ly lI.-Ra'n
drove the voters into the school
house here today to hear Blease
and Jones, aspirants for the gov
ernorship. With Blease senti
muent in predomninace, enthusi
asm ran high, The governor
delighted his hearers with his
L characteristic expressions and
references t.. his opponent. "If
you take the nigger out of Gov.
Blease's speech there's nothiig
to it." and "Gov. Blease can't
pag ciWop till he gets to talk
~ng about thigiger " were the
* stategrkents of~udge Juores in
~ferring the14wcIarges c4 his
~pporent. Judg~e Jonesi sph
was sIiiilait6 those of the45ast
a ign
Words---Rain Occas-T
---"Lie" is Frequent
and he was heard attentively. 3
He assailed the governor for his C
penny wise and pound foolish" o
economy an< defended his own
record in the house of represent- v
atives and on the supreme bench a
Judge Jones was given the clos- t<
est attention and genercus ap- o
plause and was .presented wit" n
flowers by ladies in the audience C,
He asked to be allowed to'place g
them -on the governor's political
grave and was heartily applaud- t]
ed. Gov. Blease was introdueed ti
amid applause, He referred c
to the statement which 1he said
was made in the same hall in V
which the meeting was held to.
day by a prominent citizen sev- le
eral months Ago, that "56,120 it
South Carolinians' were anar- 01
chists," was a fal'sehorrd. d
"He says he hasn't feathers tl
on his l6gs," said the governor, tc
referring to his opponent, "put 1r
I knocked'em off at Bishopville"
Gov. Blease's speech was ex- C
tremelv characteristic. ti
BLEASE REFUSES TO SPEAK
Barnwell, July 12.-Blease re
fused to speak at an unofficial
meeting at Allendale last night.
at which the gubernatorial c m-. 0
didates had been invited to speak a
The governor- was intro'duced
and he said he had not been
well treated when in Allendale t
two years agp and he had noth
ing to say this time. Reference
was made to tle hissing ac.:ord- al
ed him in 1910
.Judge Jones spoke' and was
wildly cheered. Candidates for
congress from this district at-o
spokeD
State Campaign Dates
The folkowingis the itinerary
for the State can paign:
St. Matthews, Thursday, July
18. t
,Columbia. Fria y July 19. t
Chester; Saturday, July '20.
Winnsboro, Monday, J uly 22. C
Lexington, Tuesday. July 2:3 tt
Saluda, Wednesday, July 24. b<
Edgefield, Thursday, July 25. tc
Aiken, Friday, July' 26. E
ONE WEEK OFF -
-Camden, Monday. August 5. re
Lancaster, Tuesday, Aug. '6.
Yorkville, Wednesday, Aug 7 IT
Gaffney, Thursday, August 8 '*
Spartanburg, F'riday, Aug. 9. B
Union; Saturday. August 10. A
Newberi-y, Tuesday, Aug. 13. n
ILaurens, Wednes1 y, Akug 14V
Greenwood, Thursday, Aug 15 e~
Abbeville, Friday, August 16. ti
Anderson, Saturday, Aug. 17. 1<
Vfalhiaa Tuesday, Aug. 20.
Pickens, Wednesday. Aug. 211"
Greenville, Thursday, Aug 221 at
si
Seatoria__Campaign '
h
The following is the itinerary ti
for the senatorial camnpaign: tt
Monclis Corner, Thursday, s:
July 18., . d
Charleston, F'riday, July 19. It]
Walter'boro, Saturday, Ju y 20 t
Beaufort, Tuesday, July 23. y
Ridgeland,. Wednsday July 24 ,
Hampton, Thursday, July 25 e
Barnwell, Friday, July 26. . ti
Newberry, Monday; July 29. ii
Laurens, Tuesday,-July 30. t]
Greenwood Wednsday July :31 h
Abbeville, Thursday, Aug. L~ ti
Anderson, Friday,'August 2. tI
Valhalla; Saturday, Aug. 3. ti
ickens, Monday, August 5c
reenville, Tuesday, Aug. 6.
- Spartanburg. WedI, Aug. 7 a
Union, Thursday, Aug. 8. )e:
Gaffney, Friday, Aug. 9. n
yorkvfile. Tuesday. Aug. 13.
Lancaster, Wed.. August 14. n
Camden. Thursday, Aug. 15.
Ohester', Friday, Aug. 16. fi
Winnsboro, Saturday, Aug 17 1n
Lexington, Tuesday, Aug. 20 v
Saluda, Wednesday, Aug. 21. t.
Edgefield, Thursday. Aug. 22 C
Aken, Friday. Aug,. 3. o
IThe County Campaigne
The dates of the coumyt (cam
paign meetings as ado~pted1 aiuh
meeting of the countyv exeru
tie committee, are as followsz:
Easley, Saturday. July '.T
Iiberty, -Saturday, AuguI> .
Central; $aturdav. August 10.
Antoch, Thursday, Aug. 15 c
Mile (Creek. Friday, Aug. 16
Cateechee, Saturday, Aug. 17 ft
Dausville, Thursday, Aug 22 t
Pumpkintowvn, Friday,Aug 23 t
)ISPENSARY
INVESTIGATIO
he Legislative Investigating
Committee Examining Into
Graft-Felder Testifies
The Legislative Committee re
imed their investigations ir
ohimbia last Wednesday, . bul
nly one witness appeared.
'Did you or any member o
our firm with your knowledge
t any time ever pay any money
> any liquor constable or any
fficer charged with the enforce
ient of the dispensary law in
)nsideration of immunity to bE
ranted to you?"
"Mr. Sottile declines to answer
le question upon the ground
iat the answer may tend to in
iminate him."
This answer was given by E.
Hugh-s, attorney for Albert
>ttile of Charleston, before the
gislative committee. that is
vestigating the affairs of the
d State dispensary Wednes
y. The answer was given by
e attorney for Sottile in reply
a final question by the com
ittee as to Sottile's knowledge
the whiskey situation in
harleston. Mr. Hughes raised
to question of the right of the
mmittee to invEstigate the
hiskey situation in Charleston.
The committee adjourned
ednesday afternoon at 3
clock until Thursday morning
;10 o'clock in Augusta, when
ic testimony of T. D. Felder,
Le Atlanta attorney, will be
ken. The meeting- in Augu's
will bg held in he 4ichimond
unty court hquse, beginning
10 oclock.
The absence of inaterial wit
sses was the fe'ature of the
ssion of the legislative com
ittee here Wednesday. The
ominion of Canada claimed at
ast one witness. Others were
id to be enjoying the cool air
the mountains of western
rth Carolina and some seem
I to have eluded personal con
et with the officers of Charles
n county. The first witnes
take thc stand at the morn
gsession was Albert Sottile of
iarleston. The feature of his
stmony was "I don't rememn
ar I ddn't know'"-answ~ers
nearly every question asked.
is attorney, E. W. Hughes of
barleston, was present and
ised many objections.
Among the witnesses sum
.oned for the session yesterday
ere Santos Sottile, WV. H.
erens, J. Henry Doscher,
Ibert Sottile, James S. Far
am, J. I. B. O'Neill and
Tallace K. Harley. A roll
dl of the witnesses showed
iat only Albert Sot~ le ad WV.
.Harley were present.
Mayor Grace of Charleston
as present at the hearing. He
ked for permission twv make a
atement which wari granted.
e said1 that previous testimony
ad been given before c'M of
i old dispensary commissions
>the effect that there was a
stem of fining illicit whiskey
alers in Charleston. Se said
at the system had been insti
ited by Mayor Rhett severa]
ears ago and that each - dealer
-as fined $200 a year or $-50
ery three months. He said
iat he approved the system gs
stituted by Mr. Rhett and
iat since he had become rnayor
e had more strictly enftorced
10 systm.~ He declared thbat
i money thus derived wvas
irned inltothe tr'easury Qf the
ty of Charleston. He invited
investigation of the affairs
ad asked that any craft charg
a~ ccannection with his ad
jinistration be probed.
When the committee held a
~eting in Charleston severa]
-eeks ago John J. Miller .testi
ed that he had heard that a
tan by the name of Harley
-as the agent used in bringirn
1e whiskey graft money fron
harleston to the governor's
fice. 'Wallace K. Farley was
ammoned to appear before th<
ammittee yesterday. He ad
itted th:-t he was engaged ir
' whiskey business, but deiiei
itP *:L serv little in con
ein wvith his business. He
aid that he did not even knov
be constabulary of ('harlerator
ount, hiut that they raied hi:
lace sometimes. He denie<
ht he had ever paid a protec
ion fund to Ben W. Stothart
he chief whiskey constable o:
3harleton connty.
Sai d Abot
Unanimous in Praise i
Democratic Success- Si
Pensacola Journal.
With Vilson as a stand- I
ard-bearer, backed by a sol- 1
id Diemocracy and all of the I
leaders working for him, it I
looks like Democratic suc
cess in November.
Richmond Journal.
Woodrow Wilson is the
Democratic nominee for the
presidency, and will be elec
ted to that office. He is a
progressive of the sane sort
He is not only acceptable to
the Democrats everywhere, i
but will draw a large part
of the R'publican and inde
pendent progressive vote
e
.. - t
Washington Star -
Woodrow Wilson is an at. e
tractive and strong candi- t
date. Like the Republican "
nominee, President Taft, he s
is clean and capable and is a
worthy of the high office. 4
The convention 'has acted d
wisely.
Pittsburg Post. I
Woodrow Wilson is a safe
man. His adin' istration of c
the affairs of 1..; states is -
proof that ise is i man's g
man. He is irm iIn 1i con- v
victiopls, fearlpss in the per= c
formance of /publie duty, I
broad and progreise in I
his views, a modernt Doletmo r
crat of the high character(I
needed and demanded at 1
the beginning of-a new era
of "the rule of the people1"|ii
Mr. Wilson is close to the t,
peolple and realiies the re- t
forms that the Democratic b
party will, with scarce a I
doubt, be commissioned to
carry into effect. He is a jt
man of dignity and culture, ~
and a splendid example gX
the true states~!n~g. (
Rocky Mount Telegram.
The expected has happent
ed-zWoodrow WIson 'has
been named to head the
Democratic ticket. The
best ian in gither party,
ada peerless leadler w~ho
assures Democratic guge
if it is pos~sile for any man
in the party to br'ing suc
Tapa Tibune.
Now is the time for the
Deocacy to rejoice as itI
has never jubilated before.
The striongest ticket. at I
cold1( have pgily~ Vee)
selcte. has been n'ominat
e and the, nommnee a'us.
come. frong tihg papention
hith a new~\ bh-th unto 1
righteousness ga ree 1
~from tMh taint of Midas'
4touchi It is novw clear sal
ing. There are no 'acks or
icebrgs ahead of the Demo-.
crtic pat~the road Is
straight to !he White House
and after the p~eole get
through with Mr, Taft and
Mr. RoQosevelt it will be
found that Mr, Wilson will
be invited to occupy it by
the largest majority ever
rolled upi for/a i resi~deitial
-nomiee.
~Waington Post.
The progressives found in
Woodow Wilson their
strngest man, H e had the
Sfewest enemier of any can
didate. His frieudls in the
conven tion plaged. their
hands shrewdly, and- r
it W ilson
Af the Wise Choice- \
ire-Wilson a Winner
powerfullf aided by Mr. I
Bryan, who stood the (
>runt of the fight and was
Ahe target for missels that
night have been aimed at
r. Wilson.
h
:ortsmouth Star.
With Woodrow Wilson b
d
he party can win and will
vin. He is the strongest
,andidate who has been put F
orward by any party in 11
rears. He is the most re- C
narkable figure in public
ife in America todayb
Possessed of a strong but a
vinning personality, bless- 1
d with all manly graces Is
hat endear him to his ti
riends and the public alike, d
ndowed with a great brain
rained and tried in the
ause of the people, he ti
tands head and shoulders ai
bove ery mian -who has
een ee for presi
ential honors
-leveland.
altiMoqrp 1Fyeing Sun. ei
Aptxally there, is not a ti
loud i the iky today,
kinety-inine men out of 100,
;iing their honest opinion, ai
Aill tell youi that Wilson J
an not fail of election, He T
as a united party behind V
im, The other pary is J
eut with dissension aid ]
% 1 1M
iscord. He is an ideal
sader for the hosts of pro- al
;essives who are doinat
ig thet country politically t
oday, The Republican i
icket can appeal to no oneT
ut the reactionaries. C
;verything is favorable. -
Out of such a sitaltion
rouble my gm in tWo b
~ays, 1N'It, there may be ,
~taton from excessive,
onfidence. Second, the n
aptains and lieutenagjas
ssured of vejagjy, t~ay be-~
~poils.
The indlicated eggyse for a
he 99mcratie h9ests in is
a
r4unatey Gov. Wilson
s given eyidene~ of the a
act that hei has a trm e
iand and tljat he purposes v
o lkeep it on the tiller. --
n
We take pleasure in noti- o
ying a lost and ruint world,
is they say in South Caro- a
na, th~at the reors t
~cyatie vietary next Nov- a
unber. are all- hatched and a
;rowing and they will be
he Anept bunch of birds t
~hat ever crowed the victo
-y anthem in our time,
dcuston Post,
Fenceforth the Demo- s
Ocratic call, a
Will be just this;
"Wilson-that's all."
-Detroit Free Press.
. _ . _
No petitio a it~ toquit the
gag is ecessary. IHe will quit<
gatoaaatically i November.i
(*od give us men to rule the
P'4te,
No creatures' filled witlv'spite
and hate,
Men of character, sincere and
strong,
Who will wisely steer the ship
along.
-rtville Messenger,
COL R. W. SIMPSON
DIES IN ATLANTA
ominent Clemson Life Trustee
Passes Away After Long'
mIness
Clemson College, July 11.
iews has just reiched here that
,ol. Richard W. Simpson, a life I
nember of the board of trustees (
lied at a sanitarium in Atlanta h
his morning at 4 o'clock. '
Col. Simpson had been in fail- C
2g health for some months and n
ad been recently. operated on n
i Charlotte. N. C., from -Whicf- Ii
lace he returned ten days ago C
) Clemson, where he has three li
aughters. He' was taken to '
tlanta last week for treatment 9
Col. Simpdon was born near S
endleton, S. C., Septembei 11, 0
MO., as educated at Wofford ai
alege, served in the 3d S. C. o1
giment In the Confederate ar- ei
Ly, was educated for the bar tc
at was forced by ill health to cl
uMain on his farm. Later, in e'
375, lie began the practice of el
Lw in Anderson, where he con- ti
nued in his profession until his si
math. He was sent to the leg
lature from Anderson county e
1874, and had an influential h4
art in the reconstruction affairs al
iat put negro government opt
ad Wade Hampton in. cc
He was a PrIsAl friend of cc
on. T. Q, Cemson and was B
ade one of the s.>en life trus- to
es of Clemson eollegel le av
Ig-advocate4 t stabushment o1
: such 44 NAtIttion when he F,
as 4n the legislatuve. ]For sey- tv
-al years he w" chairman of 01
ie hoArd of trustees,. as
Col. Smpson was married in of
trly life to Miss Marie Louise re
alIgton and haa three sons B1
ad six daughters living: R. W. b(
r., of Richmond; John G., and
alie, of Charlotte; Mrs. W. W pl
atknis and Mrs. P. E. Sloan, In
r.. of Pendleton; Mrs. S,- M, e
.artin, Mrs. W. W. Klugh and St
.rs. A. G. Holmes, all of Clem- in
a College,- Mrs. Siwpson died ty
)out two years Pgo.
Col. Simpson's body was in- To
rred at Pendletorr on Friday at
he Torrens System, ia Q4(. se
eveland gei Dealer,
Tly sateenth proposal on
re constitutional ballot has.
eii commnonly called the Tor- I
ms amendment. The word
orrens, howe'ver, does no. ap
ear in the text. The. amend
ient in~ (gi f9A1ws:
Laga ;ay 1he passed provid-bI
ig for a system of registering,
ansferring, iaring and
n'nten land titles av the
ate or by the cuties thereof,
nd for stett1Ing and determnin- a
ig Adverse or other claims t
nd interests in, lands the
tles to which are registered,
isred or guaranteed, and for a
reaton and collection of guar
ny funds by fees to be assess-f
d against lands, the titles to
rhich are registered-and indIea1
owers with right %f appeal b
ay by law b econfe'rred upon g
ounty recorders or otherafficers
a matters arising under the t
peration of such system,
It has been ealled the Torrens t
indment probably. because c
he Torrens system of land reg- e
stration is the only one Mener
1ly recognised. Yet the field is y
LOt limited, and If in the future
ny system Is found to compete e
rith the [Torrens it will be en
.tled to a hearing. ..
Were the amendment indors- ~
d, the details of the plan
rould, of course, i'emi for
kie legislature to . work out. e
~here is, 'however, a general
rocedure under the Torrens f
ystem 'which has become virtu
iy standard.
As many know, the Torrens
ystem was dev~ised1 by Sir '
lobert Richard Torrens, premier
>f S9gth 4Astralla in 1857, for<
h judicial registration of titles
o land. The idea received a
hinic acceptance in moany parts
f the world. Ohio had a Tor-'
'ens law at one time, but the
supreme court declared it in
ralid.
In general, procedure under a
lorrens law, the 'enactment of
which would be possible under
he proposed amendment, con
;ist3 in an application to the de
ignted 0ort bga person in
erested for the registration of
M1s title toeome:property. The
tO~i e'iimined and certified
by an official examiner. The
T.IB. Big5
W. J. Bums, Famous ]
Against Governor
Augusta. -Ga.,, July 12.- So
'homas B. Felder, of Atlanta,
Ia., true to his word, appeared of
efore the dispensary investi- sai
ating committee of South- "a
arolina, today and before g
ight-fall, developments, whiche
iay cause the greatest sensa
on in the history of South
holina, if reports are to be be- an
ev&d, may be forthcoming. ~th4
Williagm J.'Burns. one of the kn
reatest dbectives in the United tes
tates. is oh the stand at 2 pul
'clock and is' iving evidence gol
ainst Governor - le L. Blease cat
Sduth Carolina. Bnrns was out
nploved several months agof
follow the governor and it-s exV
aimed by Felder that he has,-g e
ridence that will convince er)
rery citizen of South Carolina aga
kat the 'Governor is not fit to Cai
tin a conveition of buzzards."are
When Burns entered-the pack- Da
I court room at 12.30 o'clock I
was greeted by a round of cou
)plause. COn
T, B. Feldt r arrived at the Ree
hurt house at 10.30 o'clock ac- wa
>mpanied by hias 'Attorney tag
urton Smith, brother of Sena- a P
T ]Koko Smith, of Georgia. ope
When Chairman Carlisle tus
>ened the Investigation Tom floe
E ler announced as his council, 1
v Atlanta. two Augusta. and awi
e-Waynesboro lawyers, and S
ked that to carry out his plan pre
procedure the Investigation cou
cess until noon when Wm. J. the
rns of McNamara fame, will vem
i here. Cai
Mr. Felder announced the em- arr
yment * of Burns several pro
onts ago to "handle-the entire eve
ate is then made a defendant
any suit involving the validi
of that title.
The result claimed for the
>rrens ;ystem As that a new
id indeasible title in land is
'eated by the State. Only one
arch of title is required,. th fe
esent multiplication of search,
with successi!e transfers be,
g abolished.
This amenidment is permissive "
obiates the difficulty which
neled the loss of the other Tora"
ns law in Ohio, Some six or ~
ght States, as well as a numn- So
eof foreian nations, have Tor
ms, laws. Under the amend- He
ient, it would remain for the
gislature to prepare a law ,to
eet the will of its State-wide
msttuency. It woitd pro -
bly be years before the wflie~le
stem could be put into opera- Eb
on
Proposal No. 1& should be i
dOpted- mi
of
Some Election Facts. - ca
The primary election will beth
eld in South Carolina on .Au
st. 27.
A registration certificate and
ax receiot is not necessary to
:ote in the primary. The regis
ration certificate and tax re
eipt is required for the general
lection. 'h
The requirments to- partici- *I
>ate in the primary election are:D
Residence in South Carolina m
e year.
Residence in the county 6(0 m
Lays preceeding the next gener- a
election. -sl
No person. shall be allowed toW
rote except his name be enroll- h
d on the particular club list at af
hich be offers to vote at least V
k-e days before the first election P1
which club shall have a separate ce
olling place for primary elec- i
ions; except in Charleston Rie 1e
roter's name must be on the fi~
articular club list at which he di
ffers to vote at least 60 days
efore the primary election.
Roosvelt to .Tour.P
Oyster Bay, N. Y., July 11.~ ri
Within less than a fortnig'ht
31. Roosevelt probably will be
rin the campaign trips which d
ire carry him into almost
very state of the union before
the November election. Al
though he has not reached a
final decision, he expects to
leave Oyster Bay week after M
next. Kansas, Iowa. and sil
Michigan are tentatiyely -K theT
program, Hemnar'also attend
the Chicago -ntion of -th t
- new p narty. __a
ensair
[)etective, o
Cole, B
uth arolina- siatido in
Burns has hadILs 46
men invsstigati
id Felder, for sever o
nd *henhe U
is it will move forar s
Dugh."
kugusta, Ga., July 1
nouncement by T. B.
t Williai J. BurnW ki
wn detedtive, Was
timony as to the priv_
blic life of Cole;L.
rernor of South
msId genraisu-rprWsth' zh
the packed court
MI. Felder did not ete
cnature of the
only said: "I wil
tndt he governor
elia,".'fil the c -
here except.B4
hen Bur wal
rt room, he was griee 3
siderable applause.
d, Burns' chief e
introduced tinstallthe
raph and give the comm l
eactical d-monstration of'
r-ation, tlineceiving ap~
being setin Judge
for fifteen inutes.h
be committee
alting this o'erti s
everal hinded pe.on s
sent inthe-Elchc
rt house
ed. Thereere many8uel
nlinians therk T.Beai
ved)n town last night.
inised the 'iggest
r sprungi the United 8
-TheBusy lia
way, awayI".
aid Witliam Bix
havenotime
'or olitics" "
is proper bent4. y,,
bought some "bait'
Lnd fishing went.
-Birmingham AeJunL
way, away!"
~aid Joseph Gates;
have notiae
l'or candidates;"'
pressed for tim~
Vas busy Joe
went to see
. picture show.
-Milwakee3enlli? -
The New Lbeaw
l law, which isfintereit to
number of people.: Th~I~
short, specific, and
sunderstood. The
those who circulate
npaign stioriese is caled
a law. which readsasfo&4
ACT Making it 8
neanor to Originate.
airculate,.or to Publish
lerous and Libelous
m to Provide P
l'herefor.
ection 1. Be it eane~
general assembly b(
ite of South CarolnAyg
rson who shall withm
beit originate, utter r '
e, or publish, -any
Bnt or matter;
other, the efc
all tend toinjure sualpeP.~
his or her cha.rseter or
tion, shall be deid gUui~Y of..:
miisdemeanor, and, uponlf
ction therefor, 'be subject
mishment by fine not t x
ed five thon and doll4, ~
iprisonment for's -termnl~7 -
:ceeding one year. er
ie and imprisonmfeut at
scretlon of tiec0Z
Section 2. 'That ill actsor
its of act~s inconsistent- wt
is act are hereby repeae>..
evided, That nothing herein
tal be constued to abridge, any
ht any person may hayoe by -
ay of an action for damages
r libelor slander, or libel un.
or the eistinlg law. ~ d.
Approved tne 2nd 4a~W
bruary, A. D.1912. -
Not a souiL-has k ekei h
issou~ri- bsoun.dawg J 7
ace the Baltimore-o
be.dawg l&auiider the
mWoodr
lopted nmascot

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