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Of the progres
from the four
State and forel
during his pres
JOHN G. CLINKSCALES:
Dr. Jno. G. Clinkacales, former can
didate for Governor of South Carolina
and professor at Wofford College,
"Mr. regular summer work for Wof
ford College in particular, and for edu
cation in general, has taken me over
many counties, and I feel quite sure,
after watching closely the trend of
things, that Governor Manning will '
succeed himself. In my judgment the
Governor is gaining ground every day.
The open, manly, straight way in
which he has met his opponents and
his persistent tight all along for good,
clean government are gripping the at
tention of the people as the election
"Many gooa men who would per
sonally prefer one of the other can
didates are beginning to feel as does
Dr. McCain; that to vote at this time
for any other would be evidence of a
failure to appreciate an honest effort
on the part of the chief executive to
give South Carolina clean govern
"1 am glad to find, too, that the peo
ple will allow no more elimination,
such as we had two years ago. 'Every
tub must stand on its own bottom,'
"Governor Manning has had no easy
task. His has not been a bed of roses.
In discharging his duty he has neces
to\ sarily offended many people. That
was to be expected. lie has done well,
and I believe the people will give him
a second term as governor, as he de
"The public evil is ended;
the public good is begun."
Governor Manning's opening
speech at Spartanburg
And shall the public good
not be continued by his re
REUNION HELD AT LANGSTON.
Co. F. 14 Reg. S. C. V. Met at Langs- of
ton's Church for its Annual Reunion at
Angest 19, 1916.
Meeting was called to order by WV. ri
F. Wright. ' cl
Devotional exercIses were conducted tl
by comrade J. 'T. Todd. c
1'0ight answvered to roll call: GI. M.
Hanna, J1. TV. Todd, J1. WIlson Blake- s
ley, J. M. Hopkins, Hi. P. Blakeley, J1. c
R. Anderson, R .W. Traylor and U. C. t
( The mremubers of other companies
- present were: D. T. Copeland, R. P.r
Adair, WV. J. D)onnan, J. D. Mack, W. A. c
McCiintock, WV. D. Watts, R, J. Cope
land, W. P. Campbell, Ei. S. Lynch, J.
A. Fowler, (1. C. Byrd, J. W. Adair, Dr.
C. A. Saxon, R. 0. Hairston, J. T.
Langston, M. V. Abercrombie and T.
0. M. Hlanna was elected Command
ant. He made a good talk in honor of
the occasion. W. C. Shands was elect
ed honorary imember.
Address by P. P. Adair, of Co.- 15th
Reg., in which he gave all veterana in
vitationi to join R. S. Owens Canmp at
Clinton No. 932. Committee on me
morials report on the deaths of Dr. W.
A. Shands and Bi. A. Barker, which
was read by Secretary WV. F. WVright.
Address on memnorlils by comrades
(I. M. ilanmna, J1. TV. Todd, J. Wilson
Bliakeley. J. M. Hopkins, RI. P. Adair
and W. IF. Wright.
Speech by Bob Taylor, made at the
reunion of Confederate veterans at
Tennessee, was r'ead by Miss Annie
Address by 1B. V. Chapman, of New
berry, S. C.
The bountiful dinner was served in
the grove. The afternoon was pleas
antly spent in singing, led by the
Watts Mill choli', assisted by Uncle
Tom Langston. Hasting Steward and
Co. F. wIll meet at laingston's
church on August 19, 1917.
W. F. Wright, Sec.
( Memorials on the deaths of Comrades
Dr, W1. A. Slhands and 11. A. Barker.
'Since last we met it has pleased our
Heavenly Father in Ils infinite wis
dom, to call our comrades, W. A.
Shands and B. A. Barker from their
earthly labors to their heavenly re
quarters of Souti
tell for him a suc
ent term. Good
E ARE YOU
Thomas F. McDow, a prominent at- Y(
)rney of York, says: 13
"I am supporting Governor Man- I
ing for re-election:
"Because he is a man of ability, pur- u
ty of character and a patriot who is
levoted to the best interests of South
"Because he has been strong enough
o advocate measures in the interest
>f the masses of the people against
he powerful protest of former friends
>f wealth, power and influence.
"Because on all occasions and every
where he has conducted himself so as
to reflect upon the high office to which
the people of South Carolina have
"Because during his administration
there has been no unseemly quarrel
between the Governor and the General
Assembly and the Governor and the
.ludiciary. lie has received the re
spect of every department of govern
ment and has treated the other de
partments of government with that re
spect and courtesy to which they are
entitled from the Executive.
"Because, in my opinion, he has
made one of he best governors the
State has had since 1876, and on his
merits and by established custom he
is entitled to a second term.
"For these reasons I am supporting
Governor Manning, notwithstanding
the fact that personally I have the
highest respect and regard for Mr.
te for Mai
Therefore be it resolved: I *
1st. That while we mourn the loss
our comrades, we bow in humble *
ibinission to His will,
2nd. That we testify that our coin
des were men of upright Christian M
iaracters, faithful to their duties,
ie home in the community, and their a
>unt ry. ln
3rd. That we extend~ our teaderest and
ympathy to the bereaved families and C.,
smmnend them to imn whlo is Father are
>the fatherless and husband to the Sal
4th. That we send a copy of these
esolutions to tho families and to the M
ounty papers. Nai
0. M. Hlanna, Bal
J. W. Blakeley, tri,
BAEKSDALE NEWS, *
Th farmers of this community are yo(
beginning to feel the elYect of this ;
Iy weatheri. bra
Mr. and Mrs. IElner Baldwin, of Na
Dials, were the Monday morning be
guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. Hi. Baldwin. hu
Mrs. Daisy Martin, of Laurens, is Ti:
spending a while with her parents, Mr. p1i
and Mrs. W. Hi. Baldwin.
We are all looking forward to the fe.
Association which meets at Friendship to
the 29 and 30 of August. a
Mr. 10. Ri. Powers, of Barksdale, has th
been spending a while with his broth- H
er, Mr. Robert Powers, of (Gaffney. th
A good number of our people at- bi
tended the W. 0. W. meeting at Friend- mi
ship. All report a nice time. in
All the farmers are busy trying to
get the fodder pulled. Icc
Cotton 1la popping openf real fast ti
aroundl here. p
When You Have a Cold I<
Give it attention, avoid exposuire, be il
regular and careful of your diet, also N
commence taking r. King's New~ is
covery. It contains Pine-Tar, Antisep- ~
tic Oils and Balsams. Is slightly lax.. a
ative. Dr. King's New Discovery eases a
your cough, sooth~es your throat and d
bronchial tubes, checks your cold',
starts to clear your head. In a short
time you know your cold is better. its I
the standard family cough syrup in
use over 40 years. Get a bottle at j
once. Keep it in the house as a cold
>n of Governor Manning cc
i Carolina. They represent
ceessful continuation of th<
I goyernment and Manning
FOR GOOD GOVERI
Mr. Voter, It is up to you. The issue has been squarely drawn.
mu know where Manning stands. CONDITIONS HAVE CIHANOED.
[PLROVEMENT HAS BEEN NOTE) ON ALL SIDES. The public
ghways are now safe to travel; your persons are freed from peril,
id your homes are protected, for there is a vast respect for the
w throughout South Carolina. "There's a reason." Manning has
>held the sanctity of the law and the decrees of the courts. Light
is been shed and criminals court the dark. Progress is through
it the State and retrogression checked. And from the foothills
the Blue Ridge to the seaboard the cry wells up:
"Manning has Made Good"
Former Cooper Supporter
air. David R. Coker, of Ilartsville, one of the leading business
nen and farmers of South Carolina, says:
"After talking with many representative i en durling the past ten
lays, I am convinced that it. 1. Manning will get a big vote frotm
Darlington County in the first primary--possibly a majority of the
lotal vote. Many who voted for other candidates two years ago
reel that they ouight to show their approval of Mir. M anning's adminh
1stration and their gratitude to him for his progressive, huniane, and
business-like course as governor.
"Mr. Manning not only promised to check blind tigerism, race
track gambling and general lawlessness. iut has deinonstrated his
ability to do so. lie not only depilored the lack of law ent'orceiment
and the contempt for law formerly prevalent, ilt has showii that
he can enforce the law and command respect for it. lie not only
expressed his sympathy for the uinfortunate insane, butl has reor
ganized the institution for Ilheir care and placed it on a par -.vith the
best. of its kind. Ils administration has been etlicient. econoimical
and clean. lie deserves to be our next governor and I teel sure that
Darlington and the Pee l)ee section will (10 their part to re-elect
ming and Good
* - * * " " " " * * Griilln.
Mr. Pell Turner aid sister,
('ROSS 1IIILI NEWS. * Abb'i, of Atlanta, enjoyed a few
vacation with their parents het
* * * * * and lis. Sam Turner.
r's. F. F. Mc lonald, oIf Ilomie, Ga, i. I aul PcIllers of Coluiibia
.(C. L. Mcionald aiid Mirs. Tom~ii the wlek-endi w ithit iraidy (Cuilbe
A parit y of1 about si xteeni
clh, of Atlanta, Mrs. .1. 1H. Crawfordi people fromn ('ross II ill, .\lountvii
.\ir. Eugene Cris1 0of Chlo it te, N. 1(ther poinits, arie leaving thiis
and Mir. Frank Watson, oIf Atlianta.i ing for' a campul at Y'arboi'oigh
visit ing their hioiie peopile at i'. ilreei. Th'iey expect to ble thler
c Crisp's. -. aiturd'iay.
IAfteir a vi'ar or itwo (If feeblie
r. JIohin It. Miller and M\essrs. T. i's.r Eli'aeii It i'-ymi dild eni
Pinson, J. 10. Leaman andt J. 1-j. miiniig at thle adlvanceid age
ce, left TIuesday for New Yoi'k and years. For' a miiinber' of year's.
timoi'e. With the pleasure oIf the maiide her home here with~ her
>they wvill combine a little busi-.ter', Mr's. .huamis LeAaman11i, lie
is and consult tho nor'ther'n mark- baud, Mr'. I lliary Iliryson, hiavi
for fail trade, perhaps layIng in a ('tedede~ hier Io thle gr'ave severa
l>ly of merchandise. They will be Thie funeiral arr'aingeiients hi
1c a week oi' mioi'e. beeni iiade early this moi'ning.
,isses Vivian and 101ise Nance have --- - - - -
urned from a ver'y pleasant visit of NOTrICE OF ELECTION
days to r'elatives and f'riends at
it V'alley and AtlIa u4a, (Ga. State. of Sou h i a rolina.
lessi's. itobert A. afid Wil lie Bloyce. 4 'unt y of laurenis.
'thei's, recently bought fromi .1. ii. Whereas.,a ptlt ions signed by
nec, a ti'act of land lying two milehs nimbe oi ic'f thei 11 iualeile elect
low Crs i 1111lii and containing one free-h'loldier r'ei(siing u in 'oiinti
ndred and thIrty acres, more oi' less. Souhi Caolina e aNo. for I an iliPi
le farm is known as thle lioulwvare upon the uest ion of voltlng
ice. tionial 2 mitt high schlool tax
Aiotheri anid lai'ger' deal was made a iproper'lty~ ini said schlil
w days ago when Mr'. A. M. 11111 sold . li tii ol iino
the IHolliigsworthi brothercis, IEugene the ('ounty board1 (of education,
id Willie, the .1 ohii Matthews planita - tion Is lhe reby ei'dereid upon11 s
li, seveiral mIles southeast. of' Crs l'ion Iii, saulide~leton to be heb
ll. ThIs farm contains iiore than h o . loue iber aid
iee hundred aci'es, a two stor'y undiier' thle nfaniagemecnt of ithe
i'k dwellinug, and oIther' impi'ovye- tsis'liliiit'it
ent s. It is uande rstooid that t his deal OiIy iiiileo' srt0i
vlves about seveii thousand dol rlars. iili''tvfi I a
Mr. Rufus Franklin Walker' hiasuigs 'tiu(ctIiatsasi'
>mipriomised and made fiends, mui - thle general elect ion shtall1 be
ially hiowevei', with his mechanicalt)voe
ropensltieos and launched his boat ont'x'hll~oei 111ltcit
e coummercial sea. lie wIll lie glad Il'i( ~~'wil e 1 ~'n
> have his friends call to see himn at o.ioeaantte2i
te dr'y goods deplartmnent of J1 . 011 ls coltxs
ance's mercantIle establishur a bllt cnang li
''O ivl n 01 itne
rhiu'eli cn sa~s te ostdel eon 'Ths aI th2ml a
idreisetate ithfabic ne iiword 'clock wInten forenn
tyle toplese.Mi'.Walel'is n.'mni Topen aint. th le li2 mlo
owe asevi'yon knivs wth xtiona thightsi'ool whex th
aoed itlthhallotsainng th
i'ariliii' iniscaltaent wic ona 'iolluss shall ropen at
ts leisure hours, he will not negleet, of the election to the count
Mr. and Mi's. Lawrence Ashley ofaind counfty siupeirintendlent of
)ue Weost, spent the week-end hier'e whntndays thereafte.
E M E,
>nstantly are cot
the composite tl
a great work so
IR. Goodwin Ithett of 'Charleston, 1
President of Chamber of Commerce of C
United States, says: y
"I am glad to say that Governor t
Mantiing ought to be extremely grati- t
fled at the splendid reception given t
hint here and is to be congratulated
upon the fine address he made. I t
think the people of the state realize
that lie has fulfilled his promises to
an unusual degree and therefore those
who voted for hitI two years ago be
cause of these promises ought to be
and I belleve with few exceptions
are-- -immensely gratified and will
use every effort to see that his work
is indorsed and acknowledged and
that he be given an opportunity of do
ing still more for the people of the
State. I think each day he is growing
stronger In the regard, esteem and af
fertion of the public."
.Ir. Ithett is one of the best known
hbusiness men in South Carolina. In
addition to his other connections he is
President of the I'nited States Cham
her of Coom nec e. MAr. Rhett has
traveled extensively over the State and
the above statement from hinm is sig
ii ileant and Indicates the great
strength of (lovernor Manning with
Miss "I am bothered with liver trI
weeks about twIce a year.," writes Joe I
itan. \Webster City, Iowa. "I
e, .\Ir' pains in toy side and back and an
iul soreness in Iy stomach. I t
spetit of ('hatmertli's 'alets and
ristn. themi. Ily the t1nme I had used hi
botle f ternI was feelinug tite
youn rg hod nio sIgns 01f paIn."' Obt a inabl
le. atnd eryvwhere.
[t 'i-NOTIICE 01" P~RI31 lIlY F.LIN"
ittuntill .\ ltrimarty eilection rof lthe
crati' paty wIll he held Augi:
I1'i Itl, for thle purplose~ of niotinit
hecalthl.'e :endldates for the~ following stal
13y t hisi i :
of 7.i tate Offtices.
dautgh- ietary ot S'tate, ''Tre'asu rer, Ita
lFor repriesenttatives Iit congr'es
tgltethe F~outh Contgtressional (list ri
I years-'5 solicitotr of ighthi .tudicial <'
tid not andl for the follow itig named
State Senator. lipresntaitiv
the lowevr house. Clerk of 'ourmt,
1ff, "lTreasurrior, Auditor. C'outy3
milssioner's, and Magistrates.
Tlhe elect ion will lie hield at thi
Iig p rec Inetts hereinaite r niant
a legal the t'lective ('lub d(istriets, I
aris attd mngr eenfe and
ttiIn ltu managers shall open ith li olb
i ('ounlty o'c lock in thle fortenoont an ml ost
elect.ion at .I ''elock( in the afterntootn,
tu addi- thiey shll~I proceed pli cly to
I POn the thle viote. Af tetr tabulating thle I
distrIct the mtaniagetrs slhalI cert ify3 then
I lir- and11 forwa rd thle hall box ('(n0
withi the ballots, poll list atnd all 0t1
an elec- Ipers, exceplt. Ithe clumb toll. 1'
.Id tues- such electiont, by3 otne of thir rii
i ott the to the ehirml'an of thle c'outt tie3
ait the tee ilt hin :1(i ors atter' thle c
distrIct the polls and sai election11 si
trustees conduIlct ed Itn all re'spec't s aloert'
laws or the State of South C
treal or govc' n ing prt imar e3 ilecI ts a
Ont antd coroing to the truIes oit thle tDemt
its and party.
itltred In Trhe following Is a lIst of Ill
al lowedh Intg pl aces, wi thI the nameiis oif I11
ddtlnlagers and clerks appointed toi
tting the )tlti~s
Ill addi- Whamnn, C. I). Kellet; II. W.
all viote cletrk.
a wiotrd Al ountv ille ('iyde il It ,.1. C.
I thlete.. Madisotn Wojrkmnat; llchtard
he htoutr clerk.'
and shall Watts MIlI-.loe Bllakely, W.
4I o'cloek FE. Y. McQutown; .1. II. Laur'emt
shall lie I aur tens-.i. M. Clar'dy, IR
v auiditot L'ydia Mill---T. i'. Itoyee, II.
educationi .1. G. Clark; W. l'. .lohnson,1 I
Cross 1ii1l-1,.. Ii. Plnsotn, 11.
LIVAN, iler, Conway DIal; Waltr GrIf1
, ord WVadeo-W. S. Atheirson, W1
ning to him
iought of the.
D. A. GEER:
D. A. User. a large farmer and m'er
'ant of l3Dlton, says:
"Being in itimate touch with the
>litical situation in the 'iedmont, I
'nly betleve that G ove11rnor Man
ing's strength ili this sectilon of the
late is growing daily regardless of
ild ciaiis to the conitrariy. At no
ie has his chance for re-elect lon
,en brigliter. Should le not he nom
iated in the first primary over all his
impetitors, I am satisfied that he will
L'pcat his splendid victory of two
ears ago when he defeated Mr. Rich
ids, by an overwhelning majority, in
he second piri aIy. So far as mlly
wi coo ty, Anderson, is concerned, I
eIevi he will run a strong second in
he first printary. 'The other Piedmont
ounties will give him a surprisingly
arge vote, and I at satistied that
hose p''esons now clainiig that Gov
'rnor \lainnilg is weak in the I'led
nont will he greatly su rprised at his
;trength when the vote is counted.
Why shouldn't he run strong in the
'iedmont? lie has certainly proven
oveiirno' .\lanning's huardi 1 but inl
reasinig light 1for law and order and
his suecess in restoring eonfidence in
the forces inlaiig fou eivie righteous
ness in S-,ou:hi Coti' Ina. his earnest
advocacy of social an.l industrial jus
tice, his successful efforts for better
elneti Ronal faciities fi tihe white
b m l'a i irls of the State, the eco
ni tOmil' meOtatsir es passed 1111(1c ' his ad
l:inistration for impiiroving the condi
tions surrounding our rural popula
tion, and the ireorganiz-a tioin of the
Stite lospital for the lIsane, with its
iodet, ilproved tuethods of Ireat
menrt f'or the utnfortllnate intiate, and
the large saving inl dollars and cents
as a result of the econol ics practiced
there hiv the new atministration. have
caused mie to give lily undivided sup
port to Governor Manning. I helieve
that the majority of the people of
South Carolina agree witi me that
his progressive administ ration should
he continued so that. the great work
that he has so well begun for law,
order, eduetion, and humanity shall
be carried forward by himt to a sie
kills, W. II. Wade; J. D. 11111, clerk.
mble Youngs--W. 13. Wilkie, W. W. Wal
)ing- lace, 11. Ii. Aberc rombie; C. R. Bobo,
a wi- Ora -\V. B. Byrd, .1. M. WaWlhace,
.eard W J. l13'yson ; I.. .J. l tiakely, clerk.
mried lkom iR. E. .\l~aniel, Jfr., . R.
aLf a Thlomle, A P'. Willia ins; II. II. Pinson,
e eV-- ('lintion it. IP. Ada ii, it. .I. Copielanid,
J.1li II. Nairs; 'T. lDuckelt b eak, cler'k
C11 - (tlit, n cic-.ll- I. V \ r ts . .
ION Ide, I . .\l. It',emp . o ; '. Cath
Gie tOli14 . .\nde/i'rbr esonir,
Se i kor-y..\ Ta.er h -\\'I. .. .\bercroli
Gobdiib- -W. t*. Ihlalock . L. 1,. 511mp1
s folr son1, II. U. 11u111er I' oss I oste r L.eak,
Ireuilt, L-angston -W\. .M. .\yers. C. A. Ow
oilt il ns 0. .\l M . I'tiol; W \. ( . I yrId, cierk.
I ianijels Store- -M1. W. IHill, M1. DI.
to I Poiplar Springs -T. T. W\oodl. 10.l
Sle-Siimpsoin, St. N. It. Wood; i. 0. 'Walk
P'leaisant .\oundI W. .\l I lllnter, I.
It11 t'arret t, ('ollieir IHurdtell e; (Columbus10
itil urltldette,. clerk.
Tytm lohomison~ i-torei 1t. 1'. Owinigs, L.
''ite .\. Thiompison, I. i). Sltlddard; T1. 1).
I itmh Ow ings ----.1. T I Stoddarid, TL. L. 'Temi
'iiiu Idletoin, Ii. J1, GX Cur ry; IOLenard Ow -
coint I gi lr.
("'51s I iiiaIs----W. 1?. Ila rris, S. L. Owinogs,
sanmi( GCo. l'rady;'.ino. Simmilons, c'lerk.
ainling i rav Coiiit ---owlei- iurns, J11im
iti A 1.hltis, L. ZA W\ilson;: C. II. Shell,
munit11- Young 1G. T. 'IBlrown; J1. Rloy Criawfor'd,
lose of eek
itihe Ct (ook's Store -1. 1. Cook, 1I. W -Pat
ling to ion. itl Tl~hot'pson; tr'avi-s duinn
o ti i ,M -yD u u o d .T u od
eol-Steiwarit s Store-J. D). St ewar't,
e man A'rthuir I ughies. C. I . Leonard;' I. 'T.
-eah:l ('ook, 'ei'rk.
IUennlo - -0. C. Pit 15, Poisey ('opeland,
J1. 10.iJ. ('. M1cMillai; U.1 V. Copelan ld, clerk.
Mar'tin, Ml. Pleasant* -U. M1. ('inningham,
It. 11. P'asley, Guy~ l'. Mooru; Wade
Millecr, WVilliams, cleik.
Duonlap, P'rincetIon .1. 1,. lagwe-ll,.1J. Franllk
Davis, .\1. 11.3 MCuen; iliI. A. TrIiay nhiam,
'* Soon, cler-k.
clerk. ILauirens M1111-Joe Avery. Wa'ilt 11e.1
ice 11. Itamis, W. R. Pocwei' S. It. Piltmanif,
t Dial, clerk.
Girays Store- J .. 0. flahh, R, R1. lBar
i3offordh, n1tt, M1. Illmore hog; . F. Nix, eier'k.
:1erk. Shilioh'--Ht. G1. Wilson. 31. W. hBoydl,
H., Fill- J . i. Ablercromblie : J. L. P'ower, clerk,
in, clerk R.1I H, Lhahh,
, wnat. Chiairman.