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J. J. M'Swain Rei
D. B. Trax
When shown the political advertise- 8
mient inl "The Greonville Daily News" ft
f AXu. 10th, coaliiiiIllg an interview S,
by ). 1I. Traxler, .1. J. meSwait said:
"i av iot used .\Ir. Traxler's name a
in any speech, nor in ainy puhlished
satentnlllt sigled' by me. I have been1
diissing issties, and issues~v' alon"I,-,
aInd If my view of lte iublic ;Isus
has cr'oded Mr. Traxler ' and ml ade
hinm uncomfortable 11t i.s hecrans of I i
Ihe rid iculow ts sit itat ion he has plaiced
nimsel Iif InI by Ldvocting a National i
. ystemu of E'dueati1on, whoereby he pro
posed to Iturn over our1 SchI)ools io the iI
l'nlited St:tes gtvet'nlm1enlt, and lie says
tHat I'nclv iam is the l "D~addy." of its m
aIll, an11d, the 'rore. le Illolle Stn I
"lool rlt'(itlily aftir the aication of
ill of our chil'dren." i I ti ltl it t ition, .
bookes, clothes ind boird ta prioposi- I
tdonl thM wol e~wi the Foderal 'IMV
lntiinit at. leas F-'ive iii n11 )1 oll rst
".\lr. ThllaxlI, ay !;IV tham. hte !,I
"a'Jmused"1 that C am 'boasting of h av -
inig 11Nv suippo-rtr In llnionl count.Vv
Ilowever, hev will lind that NINNO dhi--I
ineetd citizenls inl lnionl County
ha.'e staled in the first lace that i I
will ("ary the con4tityV, aid thal,1t not t
a singlemlan in 'ioll k(ontil v, except
L. . \Wharton. approves of Tixier's I
ediiltetibnn 141t] seinem . Of colrse, It is '
11ot "'u11 hsing" to .r. Tra.xvlr whe li
only one man in 1'111011 Cotlilly has
said a good word for Traxler. and 1
that 11man is adllittedly ill his e Il oy. I
"\Mr. Traxlei' admIits taihat "sotme peo
ph nre iInclined Io fear0 14, nIeiro vlv
mntin IIs dunoalproplositlin
hut Slys th1at when it Is 'XI'lined and,
uiderstood thr is no qeitstion whlere
a1 man11 statilds otn it. .\r. Tralxler I., -Ib
solitely right oin 1haltt114oposition. M'v.
ery 111111 to Whom th-- proposition l i
txpta1laeld stands sillarvly a ai l.t i.
\lr. Traxller has told uIt ills atdveT!
tisiments and stated it to be ' t*fact,:
1111 i sproposIld 11 eut ntional sy14''1 t .em
has "hSthiolseient of iihe Nattion's
foro st' 1 thinkes,' inc1l din1 econo
lists, sociologists andt t ors.
Since he has slated iis to be' a fact.
IIhe- peope Ihave 14 1rih 0k11 n4 w it 1f t he "% Ii
unm11es olf the persons whbo ,endo 1 1rse.
T rat x r I un' i4 versal. rlie ed nt11 (nt . 4414
ytem b y the -ited hines Gvern
men4t41. Does a sille mmbelllI r of (o'
..rA.; flom this 14'St . o11 will at singleII'
otheri vandida1te for Congress. inl thisz
S1tate. 0endorses his proposition? \\'IlIl
a singil candidate ftr tilt' axgislat11re
In Creenville ollllty. 411 in y 1111 -
ty ill I"'-ith Carol'ina. eldolse Tl1x
ler's edulationa14l proposition conta in
te In I is iltevi'eitw published in Thle
tile News Silidiy mnllilg
v 27, 1921)? Let them ritd it 11(1
Sote thit hi IllPoseS for1 th ied
r's Views t
lates 0overnmnt' to put upt three-p
mt rt hs 13-1) of thu illoicy, and heisu
tys thI-at just as the United States a
OVernmeflnt operates the 'plost ofiees, heC
id just as it operated the railroads, jf
te eixpress companies, and the tele- W1
raiph compani es duiug the war, so itr
In ope-rate a1 national Achool sset
V says this: 'OperatiOn of a school
r*Stent by the governinenmt inl co-oper-a
on of tih(e states is a siiple mattei'
f C011tr80, it would be Siinlel)k. The10~
'kited States govei nilent. Would do .
to Operatnl lig antd tIh' litt Ie states splut
1ig up1 onti-tourth 1 1-" of the iutny
'outi do the co.operaitlng, and it
-ohil 1 he a cas'' of whire the lion and
wo laiub lay doin together btiut thel
kimb wag nad of the lionl. Th'le fvd
rii goverinitinnt Would ocn swallow
i t state governinent.
Will a shitle- candidate for the
'niftEl State's Se'nal te Ii tils Stat' in
orse Truxler's ede.ational prop4ISosi.
loi Will E. 11). Smith, witi wtom I
' raxler claims to have af "grenat dram."
nidorse Traxler's eiduen ti oal lIr1o.
i! tin : If Traxle(r wiill within live 3
ays ohhain an unqtualitled einiorse
niciut from E. 1). Smiiti of hiis ediIen. 11
tonal propositioi, ind if Setilor E. a
). Smith ill promise, if re-elected, a
it introthive thev samei unt.lonal system 1,
l( education contemplated by Traxler a
ii lls platform, published oinne i 7, l
0L*4i, andi If E. 1). SnilIth will explain
vhy he never thought of sneh a n t
itfore, durini the twelve years lite has
menI Inl oiflice, tleni I will pay to fte C
Iiner ome for Orphan lildEiren it
~reeniile, S. C., the sum of $401.1.
"If nobody -lsew will eldorse uTrax
er'"S un1iversa:.1, national centralizd
'ysteml of eduentlon. then are fill oth
,Ir officers and canididlates fools? I.-At
nte rmlind Ithost' Who have beai ire
ofore disposed to eincorllage .\Ir. Trax
e'r ill his over-w'eningyt and constinig
m11hitiol to lb. a mlem'ieir of ('ongiess
hIatl. the proposition is wholly ulide-il
it' i'iitc, is contra ry t the f rditliflonis
and platiform of te Demnocratic party
for 111) years. as is expressly and in
.1qu1Ivnently admit11ted Inl the nlecephinee
0144'h of Goternor Cox, or present
Janthird hevarer, and wve hope onir next
President. I.t al such pt'sonls it
mebelihr that in thet future candidates
for ollici0 inl (greenvillt city, and in
UieevilIle Cointy and in lie, Foiith
ong ressionhal 11strict will he tiles
ioit'd on th stumt p as to whether o'
not Sn 1'2.! the'y favored Traxltr's ro
position to turn thi schiools ovei -to
the National (;overnment. to ble oPVr
ated by It as it operates Ihie Post Of
flies, and as it did operat' tle Rail
roads. That question will Ie tihe test
question as to the soundiess of thei'
. . I
ni Laurens Cross Hil
!ill be Sub1
'Let the people remember that I I
e -David B. Traxler personally, and
knows well how lie rushed to me
assistance at a certain critical
lit i' his campaign four years ago,
d how .I openly and publicly assist- I
him, for which I have a letter of
nks.- it is not a personal matter.
is a trenimdous Isste, and ol( in
kiCh tit' wlite )eoIe Of tIhe South
vitally concerned. The trouble is
at my friend, Mr. Traxler, lia si M
r stuibled and b1lndered into a
oposittont that at first blush, and
perlicially, '.eviited to him would be
good voto getting proposition, and
did not tilln the proposiltion Over
his mind to see 'wliat the effect
uld be when the Republicalns get. in
wer at. Wasnlgton.
"Not only is (overnor Cox of Ohio,
posedft to interference antid deitend
cy hy the States utpon the loedera l
>vernmnt in edtiltaonal uatters,
t )r. Claxton. tiMe Inited States
>mm1lIn is ioner o' Educntion. is against
.toin J.". Swearingen, our' State
printentdeint of edueation is against
and .\. P. i,'ver, former tuenber of
igr s is against it.
".Not only (idl Traxler propose to
.ru ov-r t he %(,hools; to t he Natioai
aver- tie t, but later hit also
auilied" his National Warehouse
Asteii VI he y le! proposes for thle
niiod Stats ; (;over'nnment to utiltd
a1rehllstes throughout tle nation and
is nat ional system iof warthouses is
posed by .1. Skottowe Waniiaker.
res;idenlt of thev Ameirican1 Cottonl As
leiation. John 1,. c ..\e urin, our firs'
te wa rhlltouse comminlssioner. II.
arris, our. presenit colmmissioner of
,ricultuire, and A. V. Iever. Will
nlybody enldor-se Mr. Traxler.- sys
i of warehouseit? Whiy at' peolile
fraid of his warehouttse sysiti, as
ie art of his educational systeim?
"''he answer is plain; w e people of
lit' South cannot afford to litt ou'
,-gs in the national basket. We have
nlly 1-4 of tlit votes in Congress, and
"(e have IalW 1 and economic condi
iols that our States (an lprotect us
it. but the nation might destroy us.
L is Ot obl story of tihe lion and lthe
amb, with the lamib inside. Mv. Trax
er' says that State's Riits is a 'dl
ssIIe'. lie says 'tIhis is not a day for
nusly souls to look through ite dark
'nd and tranipd vision of til d'ad
tast.' lut lie twill ilid thai thi:
state's i.-ihts proposition,. which h1e
ays is 'dead' is the livesbt cor . it
ver saw and that somle whlo th1ink it
t'ad will bo iortally wounded on .\I
-lst, 'I, or. vrippled politically% for n
".\r. Traxler tolls thle Iwo ,lI( inl
vt'' Cat inui st eei I have hea!<l
Im makiule this year thait he made inis.
akeS four years ago and two year'i
'iao, but that lie is now 'better an
wisor' and lt tee s to think that lie i.
tt last th' political companiiionsbil
hat suits him, and se'eis happy, will
is new tolitical bed ft'ilc'ws.
" it r specting hth' soui ndtss t:
his 'political prophesIes' tile people re.
mim'iber that four years ago lit' sIli
with largt'' ltteiZ and loud mouth Iha
Sam Nelholls is beat and he don'
know it,' but Nicholls beat Traxle
1 Top Soil Road, Ei
Ifteen thousand votes. Two years ago -
L'raxler said with the same large let
crs and the same loudj mouth, that
Hlorace Bomar I. not considered in
the race,' but 'Nicholls ad flomar
igain bqat Traxler fifteen thousand
votes. Merely because Biomar was on
y four hundred and twelnty-two votes
Ahead of Traxler. Traxier claims Itre
mendotts gains. It is like the ca:,:e of
the boy who always stooti next to the
hl'atd in his ClasS, bit ti('re et' VI'e o'ly
t wo ill Li t ' ela s.
"If Traxler adruits uawl apo Iizes
for the mistakes of Iiis races of 191
and 1918, how -wIll he ever have tiie
to explain away the mistakets Ie has
made this year 1921 ill suggesting;i a [In
jionali system1ii of ednetion on and1 a 1a
( Ional Iwareholise sysAtem. whereby%
white suprelltcy and souitheriin cco
inmic I imende nc tlv.-woul be endanl
gered and fillall. 'telstroytd. I con,
cede that Traxler's :aistake of Iti
oie of titthe li d :ld not iof the heart.
lit has blin ly l Inderld into 1some
thing that he is Itrying to escaet from.
But I ask th' eOevli' to vo h;irk to his
platforlln itslf imlthIkled at huge tx.
pense in evt rynwsar in the tis
trict and scat tered broadenst 1 1ve y
publit gathtrin:, met' of ilcten relig
ious, .omoie of till fralelnl, I. and s i;oe
of thei social.
If (uring his r's: lenct In WasIn.
tol for much of th" time durimlli t
1imSt foul years, Ilnd his intinate - a
soc.iat1ionl wNithI 'nat(ionlaI derloert I t
Nle rs, as lit m Iiisei lf to 11 us. Ie
now not able. Io sethe 11consequenc
of suhel propoAsition whiel (ndinr
wlite sulirellacy. then how does hIt
iex pec t t he p)4oolde( of tht, dLAtrict to -
give hIm 'a cllance to inak, aol' wh''ni
hert before he is eleec!to with fai
paign managuers and aslsislant matn
agei's. millionaire plu tociat and 'th -
natiol's foremiiost tlhilkers' to advise
him and keep him straiult. he has
miad'e the most mnonhumice'ntalI bluider:
that any 6democrat. North tir Southi.
!vr pull d off." -tadv.)
fI : ill ID 41" THlT ACIF.
If you are a sufferer' with1 lame hack.
backahe. dininess niervusness tid
kidelit'% (lbsordclrs. wly lo't youi tIry
the remedy t .hat you' owl netithhbors
trec ede? .\sk your nichor!
.\lts-. J'anlio iedford, 1:11 Flvlmin14 St..
Lluren, SayI..-: ".\y 111bineys we.('re
svvnk alInd my back was, ht1me and I
could hardly stoop ovetr to 1111 on mly
- hoes i lthe mornin . 1i had 1 1 614d
fqe'eling and felt as if a weulit wetr ol
ily s l r'. I was nervou'4 s .;i
Irowsy .nd mY k(ildnys didn'' act
'iiL.lit. I suffered thisk wa,' for a mtm
her of year. uintil I i n te'.ruin taking
Doati's Kidlnty Pills. Donnt's vilel
quick relief from the first ]fnd inl a
shor*vt time fixed te up1) in mod sIhalew.
I Can't say nough for thi-' r'eioy."
iStatement gien Novembir 2:3. I1l 1.)
Vin .\arch ';, 1911s, .\rs. Lodford
.aid l: "What I sah0l Ie'for', of Do:tn's
KIdney Pillis still holds .4)od. 1 have
- .lst as much failh in themi now, for
ithey have given me a Perntlic'flt
tie. I advisc anyone trouliled with
tthi kidneys to try Doan's Kidlncy
bs -of TI
ght Miles of Laurens
to Small Fa
OW E N BROS.
- Y & GRANIT
Dea!ars i everything tor the -me
The 1:u'gest a:nd best eIulppe2d mnon
uiintal mills in the Caroitna,.
GR.ENWOOD, - -- .C.
perf'elion. Tiler efore. t he eeavel cniiiiaot il I he stri,- st
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Clinton, S. C.
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