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COME TO NAUGHT
Not Knoilgll Votes Oast to Constitute
a I Ogli) Choice for I'resilient.
Mexico City, Oct. 26i?At the close
of the elections today the Indications
?were th.it not Sufficient votes had been
east in Mexico to constitute a legal
??hohe Tor the prcahreney to succeed
Gonoral Vlctoriano iluorta. . 1
No olllclal announcement was made
tonight bUt it was estimated, Judg- j
lng from the results In the capital j
Where it was expected the vote would
tie ii|> to Hie average, that less than j
10,000 of the 80,000 eligible voters in j
the Federal district went to the polls, i
There are said to bo more than 3,000,- I
?joo eligible voters in the republic. ;
The loaders of the Catholic party
Claimed a long load, although they
?wore unable to estimate the number
r>r votes polled for their candidates,
Foderlco Oainboa and Gonoral itas
If this claim Ig correct, It Is gener
ally though that Cloil. Felix Diaz and
Sonor ItequoiWi IT. 11 second.
President Iluorta did nol vote. Ho
Spent tho day at his I'optia suburban
a decree will bo issued by Gen.
Iluorta tomorrow. Increasing the army
from 85,000 men, its alleged present
number, to 150,000. Gonoral iluorta
proposed Buch an increase some time
sigo but tho congress which he dis
solved limited him to 80,000.
Since tlie deputies and senators are
?not subject to the election provisions
governing the presidential eletions, it
1b Bald tonight 1liat the choice of a
congress Is assured. It is assumed, on
the showing SO far as known, that the
Carbolic party will have a majority in
"both chamber and senate.
fOxamplOB of lack of activity in vot
ing Im a de at random after the closing
or Die polls at three places in thick
ly populated districts are:
Kiev: n voles cast oul of an eligible j
?0; 12 casl out of an eligible 7f, and
'M <:;.st out of an eligible :tr.o.
One suburb.mi polling place report
ed 21 voters out of 80 eligible oxorcls
ing tho franchise,
Those figures are regarded as fairly
representative of. the voting in the
The elections promised by tho pro
visional president, Gon. Iluorta, wen?'
held today and there was no semb
lance of disorder In any quarter of the
city. A few patrols wore on the streets
but neither police nor troops had any
but their usual duties to perform.
Tho polling ' places opened at 9
o'clock and remained open until noon
when Ho y were closed for lunch, Thoy
were reopened at 3 and closed again
From to ?"? o'clock, officials were
Inattondance at each polling place,
representing tho various parties. Thoy
assisted in the preparation of ballots
whon necessary but offered no coer
cion or suggestion as to how.thl ap
plicant should vote.
The election officials appeared to be
a representative class of citizens ?
clerks, small business men. railroad
employes and shop keepers of average
intelligence, So far as could be as
certained no government employes
served in 'his capacity.
The polling places, of which thoro
were said to bo 082, averaging one to
a city block, wore located in the en
trances of buildings, generally, but in
some Instances were set up on the
sidewalks or the corner.; of public
squares. Fach had a table on which 1
Woro spread tickets of tho various!
candidates, From these the voter
made his selection, folded and deliv
ered it lo the officials who doposited
in tho presence of the voter in the bal
I lot box.
Ballot boxes consisted of all sorts
of recoptables from a shoe box to a
plush covered jewel casket, or a glass
Jar borrowed from a neighboring drug
store. There was no secrecy about
the voting. All the world could look
! on and, observe which ballot was se
As the vote was doi>osited the name
was checked on the registration list
previously prepared through personal
visits of a designated official to the'
houses in bis jurisdiction.
Calcro Did Not Vote.
Manuel Calero, Liberal candidate
did not vote. Tonight he said: "I un
derstand the voting was exceedingly
dull. Nobody appears to believe in
the seriousness of the election. On
account of the political conditions
imnny refused to vote, i myself, did
not vote. Had we had indirect ballot
ing, I would have done so."
Fodorlco Qambon, candidate for the
Catholic party, on the other hand cast
a ballot for Calcro. Neither of those
candidates cared to express an opinion
as to whether a Bulilcient number of
ballots had been deposited to make the
Few of those who went to the polls
took the trouble to vote for either sen
ators or deputies.
The saddest death that has been in
tills and Bdon section in some time
was that of Robert Helton Brooks, the
son and only child of Mr. and Mrs.
Langdqn Brooks. On Thursday morn
ing Robert Melton was in Rood health
and about three o'clock he was taken
suddenly siek and died next morning
about four o'clock, and wont to Heav
en whi re Jesus and the angels are.
Robert Helton was such a smart
little boy, and was one that will be
much missed by all who knew him.
He was three years and five months
Old the day he departed from this
Saturday morning at eleven o'cloc k
the funeral service was conducted J^t
Itabun church by Rev. T. W. Mumior
lyn and Rev. 11. I,. Raggott. Then lit
tle Robert Helton was laid to rest in
the Rabun cemetery, Dear mother,
father, and grandparents, we know
[you will miss him. Though he cannot
return back, you can go to him.
Robert Helton, one precious to our
hearts has gone,
The voice we loved is .still,
The place made vacant in our home,
Can never more be filled.
Our Father in his wisdom called
The boon his love had given;
And though on earth the body lies,
The soul is safe in Hen von.
I The following unsolicited testimonial
J should certainly be sullleicnt to give
I hope and courage to persons afflicted
i with chronic dyspepsia: "I have been
i a chronic dyspeptic for years, and of
all the medicine I have taken. Cham
berlain's Tablets have done me more
good than anything else," says W, G.
Mat! Hon. No. 7 Sherman St.. Hornolls
| vlllo, N. V. For sale by all dealers.
Snow Drift Lard is the
standard of excellence. Fresh
I shipments weekly. Dixie
Rabun. October 27.
Flour and Grain
Gold Weather Comforts
We Knew the Cold would Come and so we Prepared for the r.
^ Comforts of Our Friends.
LISTEN: Cradle Blankets, 34cts a pair. Bed Blankets
75cts to 86.98 a pair. These Blankets will keep you c omfor
table and insure a good night's rest.
We are headquarters for Bulgarian Sweaters, beauti
See our knitted woolen Undershirts from 50ets to $1.50
Come to our store for your Underwear, all sorts and sizes.
Let us show you our Footwear before you buy. We
can lit you and suit you.
GET IT BY PARCELS POST L'UOM II. TERRY.
? NEWS FROM JONES. ?
.Jones, S. C, Oct. 27.?Mr. Jimmie I
Lee Hill has accepted a position in
Heacham and Itiley are operating a
grist mill and will appreciate the pa
tronage of the public
We recently had the pleasure of
meeting our good friend, Mr. W. Carl
Wharton, of Waterloo.
The recent untimely deatli of Dr.
Dritt, of Princeton was exceedingly
sad. Ho was held in the highest es
teem by all of his acquaintances and"
we sympathize most tenderly with his
Sorely bereaved family.
Mr. Archie Dallas, of Corbin. Ky.. is
on a visit to bis parents, at Ware
Shoals, Rev. and Mrs. .las. M. Dallas.
The snow storm on the 20th, was
n record breaker. Our oldest citizen
can't recall such weather.
Rev. Wm. Buzhardt. of [lodges, filled
his appointment here Sunday.
Wo received an invitation to the
wedding of our warm friend. Dr. W. P.
Turner to Miss Virginia Klugh on the
Mr. W. C. Rasor, Rev. Jodie Martin
and Mr. Leaman, of Cross Hill, and
Mr. Samuel Rasor of Mountvllle hon
ored us with a short but very highly
appreciated call last Thursday.
Our school will open next Monday,
November 3rd, and a cordial welcome
awaits all pupils. There will be op
ening exercises at ? a. in. and the pa
trons ana friends of the school arc
inviteo to attend.
.Mrs. O. W. Jenkins and sons, Wil
liam Jones and Robert Walter, have
returned to Columbia.
Messrs. .lohn South of Greenwood,
and Ed. Knight, of Greenville, were
Messrs. Adam C. anil Walter M.
Jones, are attending the State Fair, in
Columbia. They will be the guests of
the hitter's sister. Mrs. G. W. Jenkins
on Wood row street.
PALLING IIA111 MEANS
DANDRUFF- IS ACTIVE
Save jour Hair! Get a So cent bottle
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Thin, brittle, colorless and scraggy
hair is mute evidence of a neglected
scalp; of dandruff?that awful sourf.
There is nothing so destructive to
the hair as dandruff. It robs the hair
of its lustre, Us strength and Its very
life; eventually producing a feverish
ness and itching of the scalp, which
if not remedied causes the hair roots
to shrink, looKen and die?then the
hair falls our fast. A little Danderiuc
tonight \j*o\v?any time?will surely
save your hair.
Get a '2't cent bottle of Knowlton's
Danderine from any drug store or
toilet counter, and after the first ap
plication your hair will take on that
I life, lustre and luxuriance which is so
beautiful. It will become wavy and
I fluffy and have the appearance of abun
dance; an incomparable gloss and
softness but what will please you most
will bo after just a few weeks' use.
I when you will actually see a lot. of
fine, downy hair?? new hair?grow
I ing all over the scalp.
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Browns and Grays.
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