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IsABILIHED 1865. NEWBERBY, S. C , IUAY, M1AY 25, 1I?00. W -
UOYr NOMINA'IED FORC 0OVKRNORi,
TH11LE FOL LUUT. GOV.
Only 22 Out (f 40 CutItles Rtpreaented
Feather8tono Deel; ied the Nuoinnt
tion for Covurnor.
[Special Ditily News.]
Columbia, S. C., May 23. -At 8.30
o'clock the delegatts to -the prohibi
tion convention ar cotming in. There
was a delay in get ing i he ball light
ed. Chairman . ones called the
meeting to order rnd read the call
assembling the C legates. T. N.
Berry was elected temporary chair
man. The conver tion was openod
with prayer by the Rev. Dr. Gwalt
noy, of Edgefiold.
Prof. A. B. Stal worth, of Green
ville, was elected t mporary secreta
ry. R. E. NicholF -i, of Edgefield,
was elected assistar.t secretary.
The temporary >rganization wias
made pormanent. Tho delegates
were then onirolh 1. Twenty live
counties were repri -eantod and fifteen
had no representalon0.
Colonel Hoyt re. -I an address ar
raigning the dispeisary lawv. He re
garded the time as opportune for the
prohibitionists to 'ict. The advisa
bility of having t he addro-s pub
lished evoked much discussion.
Mr. Featherstone was opposed to
publishing the add ess Unless mo~di
fled, lie regardedl the charges as
too strongly stated.
Mr. Brunson, to tost the sense of
the convention, i,oved to suggest
candidates for gove.rnor and lieu ten
Mr. Hane moved to amend by in
cluding all State ollicials.
Mr. Jones, of Newberry, said the
constitution, article' (, prohilbited the
nomination of any candidates. Hoe
belheved the exec:utive committee
would rule the prohibition candidates
out and not count their votes. He
was opposed to any nominations.
Such a convention in his opinion was
undemocratic and unawiso. He was a
prohibitionist and wvould vote for no
an who y, did not espouse their
Mi-. Smith was in. favor of nomina
-tions. There was nothing in the
~onstitutiOn of thI dlemocrat ic party
h ibiting such ae' ion. T1he section
erred only to thi nominees in the
o convention, on motion of Mr.
on, agreed to suggest candi
'for governor, lieutenant gover
d attorney general .only.
THE PL rFolrM.
platform a('opted wit,hout de
the prohib tion democrats of
to .of Soutu (arolina~ in con
assembled hereby 'doolare
a GENUINE CO
".. That compoteney, honesty and
sobriety are indispensablo qualifica
tions for holding oflico.
"2. The tOxes should be made as
low as possiblo consistent with the
efficiency of the government.
"3. That tho sale of intoxicating
liquors for beverage purposes is not
a function of government but a dis
graco to Christian civilization, a dis
honor to manhood, a political wrong
of unparalleled enormity; that it is
an awful crime against the women
and children, against the home,
against the church and against God.
"4. That prohibition of the sale
of intoxicating liquors as beverago
purposes is the true consistent rem
edy, and to this end we demand that
the dispensary systm he shorn of its
evils, such as solling intoxicants as a
bevorago, and that authority be giv.
on by t he general assembly for t he
S!ate to sell alcoholic liquors o1N,y
for medical, mechanical and sacra
Mr. C. C. FeatIherstone wa ilaCOd
in nomination for Govern- -, but do
cdined. When he made the State
mont, he said, a few datys ago that
lie wvas not a candidate, it was nmade
in sincerity and not for the purpose
testing his strength in this confer
Col. Hoyt was placed in nomina
tion, but asked that his name be
At the instance of a large number
of the members Col. Hoyt allowed
his name to be used.
Mr. Brunson 's name was also
placed before the conference for the
nomination, and he also waIs unwvil
lIng to enter the scramble.
As Col. Hoyt said lhe was unwil
ling to contest, a ballot was taken
anid lhe received 30 votes and B3run
son 11. Col. H-oyt's nomination wvas
made unanimous by a rising vote,
Julius E. Boggs was nominated for
Lieutenant Governor, but declined.
RI. P.* Clinkscalos placed i-i normi
nation for Lieutenant Governor Col.
J. L. Tribble of A.ndersion.
Mr. E. D. Smith was also placed
in nomination, but declined.
Col. Jas. L. Tribblo of Anderson
was nominated for Lieutenant Gov
ernor by acclamation.
On mtion of Mr. Foatherstono
the conferoee decideld not to niomi
nate-a candidate for Attorney Gone
A Fako Corpso Foundi.
A cleverly constructed dummy con
sisting of a sweater andJ pair of trouis
era stuffed with sawdust for a trunk ;
and legs and a tin buchet' with an:
old hat tied over it for a head and
shoes ties to the end of thoe trousers
lege, was fished out of the old Cam. -
nardown mill pndn Wriany nftemnnon
ST SALE, and
That it, was a fako was not. discovered I
for fully an hour after the olject was a
drawn up out of the water an I the 'I
discovery croatod a sensattiotn andI ovvr I
100 persons gathered about it ing
guesses as to what poor 80111 occ pied i
it before its untimely and sa I death. t
Some suggested suicide, others mr -
dor, but nono ventured a soliuion ro. f
Coroner Vilbanks was summoned
at once, and for fear of spoiling somo i
cluo that might suggest itsolf to the I
shrowd and experienced olice, tho I
body lay on the bank untouched. Mr.
Wilbanks reported promptly and ap- I
proaching the sceno withl his usual (
dignity, wearing his best inixturo of I
profossional smilo aid scowl. A few
yards from where tho body lay he c
passd a party of yun1g mi who c
were swearing in a good natured 1.
way. HO Cautioned them that they I
wero in tho presvneo of death and i
that. their self respect. commanded
their silence; if diey had no respect o
for themselves I hey shonld show some I
feelng for the family of the unfor- I
tunato man who lay there stiff in f
Arriving at. the .ene Mlr. Wjlbainks
went st ra ight uip to thle body. F"irst. n
ho looked at critically and withI the n
cold matter of fact air of a p)rofes- e
sional. T1here was a ebanirgo in his 1b
countenance indlicat ing disappomnt- Il
mzent, buit-theCre wvas a suspicion of a
smile playing about the corners of C
his month, Hie kicked the body. Sov- I
oriil mon placed t heir fi ngers to their t.
noses complained of a '"fearful odor,'"
whiio t wo women who were becoming a
paleoleft to avoid faint. ing. The cor- a
ener gave the "corpse" another and( v
more able bodied kick, knocked "the p
stulling out of it."
"Saws.luist, fauko"~grunted the 0111- hi
cr and he tuirnied on his hool and ri
wvalked awvay, wh iloc theocrowvd laughed. k
T1he small boys promptly began a
... - -
Col. L,. P. Miller, Foremerly of' New berry.'
ShowM lthe FlorkdIans. how to
Fatrmt (Sc ietcaly.
Tho following article taken fromr u
the Ocala, Fla., Banner, will be read n
with interest by Col. Miller's friends ft
ini Newborry County:
The difference betwooen a farmer
and an agriculturist is ()xplainied os
follows: A farmer is one who makes
his money on the farm and spends it
in town. An agriculturist is one who fi
makes his money in town and spendi ~
it on thle farm
Col. Lovick P. Miller, living four 5,
miles south of Ocaila, be longs to the it
Hfo is a farme'r pm' excell"'nc;'. y
1Fvorythmng on the farmn proclaims it I
Nothing has about it a go-as-yoin
p'leaso look. There is in thing slip. e,
shod --nothing run dow a the hel
t ash 0 01
Voryt(hing has about. it anl appar
neO Of tidino.llstren1t and( ordor.
hreis searcoly at SP11r Of gra-s to
0 HVVen Onl his whro pNloittion.
Tho timatovs, whiehllmo ovorkapI
[I ch oswsigotiltml c.,rn,swom
0 rea1lizo that a :-kiliful genelral i
vor them,11 andI mI Cl. . vomomny of af.
'ti S it is t hevir dtyN to "'row, ho fruI)it.
L1 and( muiply.
Tho fonclm, Which aro many, ar1-4
n perrvect lor,r 11n1, ther') is no0 such
hinglas,e, t[s lel or ht brakin into
ho fields and eati' Ilp thiti Crop:i.
Thto horses and nme,tho Cows
mld Calves, telt hogs and ()igs --all
1 l tl sar e story, i. (N., that thoy h .
OlIg to an armiy tHA is controllod 1,y
'1nrfull and w1chiful commndr,
In Who b(eieo vo: ha14t it, is bvttvir
COmomy Ao kep ltj)kfak tali n to
>1,rmit, thelm) to gOt' poorwad lk ando
Mill, aI attvm' pt, to fatt 0 them i
Colonel Milr's stock are* pictures'.
f beaty "1nd41 the prxt y part of it to
i -i that 1w rai Al nwl.'A' of tdhel
imsell f and aill of themli Ire ffd and
ittonled o1 th crops Imado oi tho
CJoloniel M1ille is' biI eeni w.ith nI11
ow t wo year, and L bidesi 1 his hor 5s,
lhes andit colt N, has1 tirt y h e:uni oif
at tIe (all1 beauties), and an huniidred
ogs. Th21ey have been kept fat ont
10 lield 0f p)aann1t5 andit velvot liWIans.
ITey were thei pIret tiest growi ng
rops we over saw~ and1( Colonel Miller
ilo to 1him1.
Tis year Colonel Mler10'11 ha ihi rt y
eres ini t0oattos, thirty aicros ini.s
wenPTty aIcres ill corn, thbir)y acresI ill
iilvet beains, and1( a largo numbnaer ini
ind(ers and1( pota~toesr. H0 hits sevecral
::rs 111so ini meIonsB and cassa51va, aind
ats a most luxurious gardonh. He has1
ch muik and1( butter anud lives like a
La..!st Wednesday lbe invited a1 party
I friends, some of wvh1om aro "agri
.lturists,"' out to witness5 thel op)era
on1 of ai rolIper wiche he recen1t;y
iirchaised and1( with w~hich 110 is har
unsting hlis onIt cr >p.
So far as8 to krowv it is thoe Iilrst ma
bino1 of the kind thait has ever beewn
sod ini t his county andl we hopIe
aurks a1 now orai ill Marion county
liouigh the feld is rnot entirely
nco of stiumips 1the work of the mai.
1bi10 was exce1 llt ando C2oloneol MilI
r1 is entirely salt isliod w~ith tho ex
.1 is Oat. crop was pron~ouned ( ho
nst ilin h(onty anId thie w~riter. of
wi(S0 lnes wasi auth lorized to tenider.
'olonel Miller in a+n blic aI mannlilrer
1 possible a vote of t hanuks, crown
ig him ai beniefactor to thie farinv
iteretn~ of Ahion cona (t)llv.
ColI. M illkr (11 has II demon.drte bn- h
(1nd( cavi~l t lit ti e in I thel
A\ fwI mHoro Millers, and Mar1ioniJ
f (ho uiVOnLan
be sold Exa
>n (all ZZEal
Nor'lIlNG III'A' Clif)4 IN 'W lIML.E 11-:
'.it 1.\ VlINT.
Rathhoont. 1111A MeR-ptovmad mi SclNrimits
Cihargis Will 111 Blrought AgIist llian
l 1labana11, Mily 2 1.-'Fou rthI As! ,
Iit I'ost IistIer (;enrl liri:;oI to
day1' took ovver tho dirtctimn of postal
nFa"niro tho ishudl, relioving" laJtes
0. Ulihboneo, dircector. of pirts, whom
wast 1t I s s Inded Satli , ait houghll
formw Ili 1umollmielliont o)".UrI,d onlly t
day1). H1'lSpso b)I ol M] n '100 nra101l
ly expvcted as, tho charlg1" ; ligainlst
1r. IRt h1bono of actsof crimiaill rneg
ligen(e hi ba vo I'ei illil iplying da iI.
It ist assrtl (hat he los inot slhown
anyl\, nll(IlCllO iS of a tde10:irIe to limv
llicial rocords lipt, and tat, h ll;
Upripiopmrly ('ndorsed ox pon -;o ite -
30muits, hlisi owln Mid Neely's to a sur
Di) 'ng tho investigatifiois now in
progress Mlr. IaIllhole will b .11.
b>wtd to lelve thi island. It, is n
lorted (1hat W. 11. Ra.oves ill his coll.
ossion i-do-chrlgos that r lvt er
oUly 1pon Mr. Rtlihbo's honost v.
\Ir. l b ii.Aol andl the inspectors have
01und( nothlin g buit chloats thlroughloutl
hie entiro (~11i deprtenit. Oft en no rc
>rdis wer ej iwp for days3 at ai t im and 12(
0 get a thlrough insight calls for till
~ervi(ce of overy inispector now he(r(e.
Jonlrablett 1 t imo1( nmst,5 ('laps ho 10fore
hoe fats of th li)case will be kniowni.
[ndeed('(, it is (0 dobfiul if the mud'dlit
will 1ve beP l t) iirely cleanued uip. Lvery
letteor r'cei ved must bo gonio ti brongh
5111 overy tran1sa1ctionl caireful Ily t.'
Mr Br istont ha1 uasked Gen W\ood to
app)oinit a disbhursing~ oflicer for the
)re'senIt as lhe prefers an2 arm1iy man11
i00 knowvig thle mon01 in thle 1local
Iflicot andi nlot b)eing able! to spatro a1
sin1gle15 inspctor, ini v,iew of (lie onior
1nous inIvest igaitionl ahead of himi.
I looves 1 nnder chmrge of sp eciail agenits
)lroughit to thle oflico toda1y to asist
It1 is undet trstoJod thait lho furnished1(
Vailuabtlo iliformat in.
A in3In)'4 ManII in Pol1iIes.
( York vi liilo(nquirer. )
Th le annorul1 n111t'f li iho vare~ iouis
soun1ty' llnsppers anid ini the daIily
press8 algain em'Ilphas8(iz lton thing.
I lusineIls 1110n, men)1WIl who1 hvo) achiev
iffairs, are) not rnn12ing for counity
mdit St at e ofilcos. There mu12st b) some
rea -ont for thIiis. Som11 saiy thlat it is
10ecau18 Of thie countliy to counlit y, pro
inc(t to pr'ci[nct campa51is tht are
ni vo0gno. A businless rnan11 who will
onsentl to alilow h1isl name)01' loie used(
18 a cand(idalto for tIho)general 1assem2.
>iy, is doing abrout as8 much0 aVs he inn,
i'rl when it comles to going fre m pro.
inet tt)IoC recinct t ono Icampal]nigni
speecheiis, it is a1sisingl to)1 ol. That 21
5 no) dot! one( reason0 8 fewi well
rofossionni mna run for c,,,ty
cdy as Aduer
oflievs, andi partwienlarly for theogenl.
VIraI IaSeibly, whI'vre t ivy far So Seli
It, i to b he llot(I als) that, inl the
last, few yva: pra t ially n1Io bisiness
moln havo run1il for oievq, an11d it is
INw bVilg IadmlittOd tillt 1her0 wVOullb
ho nlo injury donlo i(, iblic solrvivo
if tho busilless inter":,ts of (J ,t Statte
Wn0d tak a Iloroe itlvo h1and in tho
vlect ionls. Tho lir-:;t pla1eIo wborp
bsweimlss Ilion are ed(l, o ar ilero
Ownr) wonldtl-lot, he ,;( 11n11ch (ax upon
his (iimo anld pltrioti-Im, is inl ihev glin
vral assemlbly, a1141 inl veh -:oulny the
deumcrats would do WVll to Soo 0lm0
Succevssful nim,naro vlected rauher
men who merely wvant, to go to Co
11umbml without. mu11ch iden of whal
the rl(, t.o (o whle ley gt tIhr
'lh buisineFS andI indusi-Al interesh,
of tho Stato are growing v(.ry rapidl.%
1am1 m 10111mm110HIIH ought. to ho deviswj
wherI ofti iher than tho proft-sionill
olli(e mokers alnd polit icians can gel
to ot general s'iseiblY.
Why Som Boys do not Succced.
Saing 1, says1 ai journ alist, by
emplV 1 oy 1)uiti al manb*tr of Olads, I
andi apply f'or a situal1 'in. The
boy) was wvel dre'(ssed, aInd in de
mean1lor and)1 ac'cenit 1iniatedI that
he behnged to a good school1.
W\ithout11 tainlg oil his hat or ap
pleing toi not ice anybVhody) whoi
sha1rp, unlheasant voiCe: 'Say,
bo.y 'Y" 1lt The business man11 hooked
al himi for a second( and( anIswVered:
"I wvan ani older14! boy3 tan you."
an Iswered'( thle muerchiantI, iln a1 some
"That," said thle m1ercthatt to me4.,
"'is Ia onple oft the mannliier of' Ihe
modterni school boy. In myii) busi..
enit irely uIponi the pioliteness, quick
fellows we hatve behiind the c'ouni
teri. 'ly customiers ask mue whvl I
ebange myIboys 54) ofe.Cran
I)y it is not to save mJoneIy, fori I
would( be wilhing to keep) them if
tile)' w~ere wVort bi keeping. Thea
hirst. thlinlg thley aisk mue is wlmat
walges I pay, and I he next what
hours they wil have 14) work.
They never Ithink about mec or my
bulsinetss ; al lhey watnt to knlow is
how much(1 t hey cani get out of mle.
A p)paraniltly tIhey' myeC me 1no credit
fori bei.ng~ abile 1) te,achl Ith'm a
pr)th able trade ; the l' only re'garid
mue ais a taskmIlaster'I, wholi( is to( lbe
the "horlest hours'' and1( aIccept thle
lowe(st quaelity of service."'--Chis
To Su Smithernt state .
(T'l Stato, 22nd,)
Wahington, May 2 .-'l'ho Unitod
States SlIpmlno colirt today grantod
leave o theCi Unitod Statom to bring
original actions agrinst, t1 States of
of Norti Carolina, South Carolina,
Louisiana and Plorida, in the pro
ceedings to procuro tettloments with
Jesus and the Children.
Iy 'n. 9 . I :. I -r :RIuenI', ICe <.:s
011 froin his hoite ill heavell
The preciolls Savior went;
That lie inlight save the childrenl,
H1is life inl toil lie Speit.
Yes, Jesus loved tle childrein,
F or thein his life he gave;
lie sulered on the cross
Am lay then inl the grave.
lie left the feast of Matthew,
And walked tihe (lusty way,
T u help a little ilaidel
That ieeded him iat day.
There vere five thousand people
I poi the niout one day;
Thiey entie to learmi of Jesus
What,I lhe would have to say.
Th'len whenm the dayt3 was over,
Anid even tituec was coine,
Thiey cainiie and saidl to Jesus,
"Jumst senld the peop)le honmie;"'
lit Jesus ;naw the child(1ren,
I i verse land collne afar;
To lhave hiis chlihlren suffer
IIis p)eace of ininud would snar.
lie took thie loaves and fishes
A boy hand b)roughit that (lay,
Anid blessed and gave the people,
To hielp) thieia ln onlie way;
Theni when thie unical was over,
Anid all the plel fed;
"G(o gather lup thle fragtnents,
Th'lat nlone he lost," h~le sid.o
Whten thie d iscipules ask lin:
A bout thant up~per plaece,
I he took a little chiildl
And1( hekd before their face:
"'You aiust cease this conitenition
This struggle fierce aiud wild-.
If you1 w~oii uldeter heaveni,
lie as this little chil."'
lie took theran in his bosomn;
HIis hainds wvere on their head;
"Suiffer thie little cliildlrein
To comei to tne, '"lie saidjo.
Thien let them sinig for Jesus
Oh, let theum sing his love;
lFor t hey shiall1 sing in glory
Ini glory-landl above.
Theii go and tell the story
Go tell it far and1( near
Of Jesus, King of glory,
Let nll the peole hear;
Thten go and call the children,
Comipel thiemi to comec in;
Go out in the broad highways
Out in the p)athis of sin.
Yes, go) arid( work for Jesus,a
Go work with all your igh ~t,
Go( lab)or in the (lark ness,
An b11lrinig themi to the light.
Theni we shiould love the Savicr,
1T) himii our hearts should1( give;
Go labor ini hiis vinieyardI
A aid serve himt while wc live.
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