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ENTABLISHED 1805. NEWBERRY, S. 0., TUESDAY, APRIL 30, moL TWICE A WEEK, $L AR
flVITIDIMCI Amn nnin.Tcomain i
A SPECIAL BOOKLET ISSUED ON THAT
Xnfornattion that IA of Importance to Run
drods of Poople in this and
[News and Courier, 22nd.]
The department of exhibits and
concessions of the South 0arolina
Intor-State and West Indian Expo
sition has issued a booklet giving the
classification of exhibits, general rulos
governing exhibits and concessions,
and transportation of exhibits. As
many people are interested in all of
the details and others will gather
some information of importance from
some special items, the rules govern
ing exhibits are published as printed
in the book:
Exhibits Space Contract.-An ex
hibit space contract is a contract Ie.
twoen the Exposition Company and
an exhibitor for the exhibition of suah
article as shall be enumerated by the
exhibitor, on a space within the build
ings or on the grounds of the Expo
sition enclosure, for which the exhib
itor pays a rental to the said com
pany; said contract being subject to
the rules and regulations made or to
be made by said company.
Note.-As an exhibitor may not
deliver any article sold from an ex
hibits space during the life of the
Exposition, said exhibitor must, if
he wishes to sell and deliver articles
from his exhibits space, secure a con
cession, and thus become a sales con
Concession-A concession is a con
trpct between the Exposition Com
pany and a concessionaire for the op
oration by said concessionaire on a
space rented in the buildings or on
the grounds of the Fxposition Com
pany of any manufacturing conces
sion, entertainment or amusement
feature, restaurant or refreshment
stand, place of tobacco, photographs,
or any other merchandiso within the
Exposition enclosure, or the per
formance of any service to the pub
lic for a consideration, with a view
to obtain a profit therefrom; said
contract being subject to the rules
nnd regulations made or to be made
by the Exposition Company. Con
cessions will be grouped under five
heads, viz: A. Manufacturing conces
sions; B. Amusement concessions;
C. Alimentary concessions; D. Sales
concessions, and E. Service conces
A manufacturing concession is a
concession operated solely for the
purpose of illustrating the operation
of a machine or manuiacturing pro
An amusement o.oncession is a cc"
cession for any entertainment or
amusement feature, such as gone
rally are operated on a midway.
An alimentary concession is a con
' n for the onerating of a restau
ut or soft drink stand, or
g of anything to eat or
oncession is a concession
le of any article of merchan
atsoever, not coming under
5: a l fs manufacturing alimen.
Aservice con ssoisacne
sinfor the renderi * of any service
to the p b,such as ilroad or au
S tomobile service, laun s, publh
comfort, check rooms, etc.
Management.-The word mana
moent in these rules and regulations
means any officer, agent or employee
of the Exposition Company, who shall
be specially appointed to attend to
the matters referred to in any rules
and regulations issued by the said
The following will be the official
'classification of exhibits:
Rule 1: Classification.
BUREAU OF AoR10ULTURE.
I. Agricultural and dairy products;
II. Agricultural implements and
III. Live stock.
IV. Foods and their accessories.
VI. Forestry and forest products.
VII. Fish and fisherios.
VIII. Mines and motallurgy.
MACHINERY AND ELECTRICITY.
X. Electricity and electrical ap
TRANSPORTATION ExHIDITS, GOOD ROADS
XI. Transportation exhibits and
good roads exhibit.
Good roads exhibit.
Road making machinery.
XII. Ordnance and munitions of
MANUFACTURES AND ORAPHIC ARTS.
XIV. Graphic arts.
Steel and copper plate printing.
Photo - mechanical processos.
LIBERAL ARTS, ETiiOLoaY AND ARCIIAE
XV. Liberal arts and education.
Music and drama.
XVI. Ethnology and archaeology.
XVII. State collective exhibits.
XVIII. County collective exhibits.
XIX. City collective exhibits.
XX. Cuba and Porto Rico, and
other islands of the West Indies.
XXI. Philippines and Hawaii.
XXII. Foreign exhibits.
Note.-Dairy products, group 3,
in division 1, and live stock, groups
10 and 10A, in divigion III, will be
in charge of a separate department
called the department of live stock.
The divisions in each bureau will
be, when necessary, sub-divided into
Rule 2. Shipping instructions
Packages containing exhibits for the
Exposition should be marked with a
diamond shaped device, as a distinct
ive mark, and be addressed to the
South Carolina Inter-Stato and West
Indian Exposition-exhibits depart
Official labels will be furnished on
application, of which two must be
affixed with varnish on two different,
but not opposite sides, of each pack
age. Upon these labels the follow
ing information must be written:
(1) Name and address of exhib
(2) County, State or Territory
troin which the package comes.
(3) Building, or outside location,
in which or where exhibit is to be in
stalled. (See permit for space for
(4) Official number of the space
(5i) Serial number of the package.
(0) Total number of packages
sent by the exhibitor.
(7) Space for number of receipt
issued by department of transporta..
tion of the Exposition.
Within each package shall be a
list of its contents and a copy of the
Articles intended to be placed on
two or more exhibit spaces must be
shipped in separate packages. Only
such articles as are intended to be
ced on one exhibit space must be
shipp in any one package.
Freigh na terminal charges must
be prepaid. h consignment must
be shipped under separate bill of
Bills of lading and w bills cov..
ering exhibits must show t precise
route via which such exhibit ill be
transported to theExposition groee
specifying in detail every carrier d
junction point from the starting poiL 6
to the exposition, in order that thg
exhibited articles entitled to free re
turn may be returned via the same
routes as transported to the Exposig
Ruld 3. Expenses of installations
etc.-The expenses of freight, plac
ing on the allotted space, receiving,
unpacking and arrangringr exhibits, as
won as tuoir romoval at u1o closo of
the E.2xposition, must be defrayed by
Rule 4. Installation of Fixtures,
etc.--Ex,hibitors will have to provide,
at their own expense, all tshowcases,
stands, coun!ori, fittings, etc. These
must bo of approved design, and
shall not excovd, measuring from the
floor, the following dimensions, with
out special pormission of the dopart
mont of exhibits:
Showcases and stands, 15 foot
Partitions, (when allowed,) 15
Counters and railings, 2 foot 10
Platforms must have uniform
height of 7 inches.
All the abovo measurements to be
made from the floor.
All exhibits and fixtures must be
placed within the spaceo mentioned
Rule 5. Decorations-All decora
tions, signs, etc., must be in con
formity with the general plan adopt
od by the management,. No muslin
sign will be permitted.
Rule 6. Plan to be Sent-A draw
ing to a scalo ?I inch to the foot,
showing the plan of installation in
tended by an exhibitor, must accom
pany or follow applications for space.
Rule 7. Must not Obstruct Light
-No exhibitor will be permitted to
orect or arrange his exhibits in any
way so as to obstruct the light., or
occasion any inconvenience, or to
disadvantageously affect the displays
of other exhibitors.
Rule 8. Advertising -- Business
cards and descriptive circulars, ro
ferring to an exhibit, may be placed
within an exhibitor's space for dis
tribution. The right is reserved by
the management., however, to restrict
or discontinue this privilege when
ever, in its judgment, it is carried to
excess, or becomes an annoyance to
Rule 9. No Dangerous Articles Al
lowod-The director general may or
der the removal' of any article he
considers dangerous or incompatible
with the object or docorum of the
10. No Open Fires or LightEi-The
use of open fires or naked lights is
forbidden in the Exposition build
ing3, as well as on the grounds, ex
cept under special permit m writing
from the director general.
11. Insurance - The Exposition
Company will not insure property or
be responsible for damage, depreda
tion or loss of any kind, or by loss
from accidents, caused by fire or the
elements, or otherwise, however origi
nating. Exhibitors who desire in
surance against loss by fire or other.
wise must insure their own goods or
Rule 12. Exhibitors Responsible
for Condition-E"xhibitors will be
held responsible for the order and
cleanliness of their exhibits and the
space surrounding same. Sweeping
must be done at night, after the close
of the Exposition. All exhibits must
be in complete order each day at
least thrity minutes before the hour
of opening. When proper cleaning
is neglected by exhibitors, the man
agement will cause the work to be
done at the expense of the exhibitor.
All exhibits shall be uncovered and
in best order for inspection during
all hours the Exposition is open to
the public. Only such articles as
shall be speifiedl in the contract for
space shall be exhibited.
Rule 13. No Selling by Exhibitors
-Exhibitors may sell their exhibits
for delivery at~ the close of the Ex
position, but the delivery of articles
from an exhibit will not be permit
ted during the period of t,he Exposi
tion. An exhibitor wishing to sell
articles from the space he occupies
must obtain from the manager of
department of exhibits and conces
sions a sales concession.
Rule 14. Watchmen - Exhibitors
may employ watchmen of their own
choice to guard their goods during
the hours the Exposition is open to
the public. Such watchmen will
have to be approved by the director
general and be subject to the rules
and regulations governing employees
of the Exposition.
Rule 15. Storing of E.xhibits-If.
on the arrival of an exhibit at the
Exposition grounds, no authorized
person is prosont to receivo the same,
it will be removed and storod at the
risk and cost of whomsoever it may
Euo10 16. Permits to Occupy Space
-Whon an allotment of spico has I
boon definitely mado the exhiLitor
will bo furnishod with a permit to
occupy the same; space thus assigned
cannot be transforrod by an exhibi
tor, ind if not occupied by Novemi
ber 1, 1901, it will iovort to the Ex
position Company for roassignment,
unless otherwiso stated in writing.
The goneral reception of goods at
the Exposition grounds will coin
menco Septombor 15, 1901, and no
article will be received after Novomn.
ber 15, 1901, excepting only exhibits
coming from the Pan-American Ex
Rule 17. Special Foundations
The installation of heavy articlore
quiring special foundation shoW1.1,
by special arrangement with the de
partment of oxhibits, bogin as soon'
as the progress on the buildings will
Rule 17. Storago of Empty Cases
-Storage will be provided for omp
ty cases, crates or packages at a rate
not excoeding 6 centh por cubic foot
for the space occupied, with a nmini
mum charge of 50 conts on any lot.
This charge includes removal from
and return to the exhibitor's spaco
of said omptios. The Exposition
Company in undertaking the storage
of such empty cases does not assumo
and shall not be subject to any lia
bility resulting from loss or damago
of 'such empties by depredation of
firo or any cause whatover.
Note-Considerable saving to ex
hibitors, will result from having cases
made in "nesting" sizes and with all
covers put on with screws instead of
Rulo 19. Application for Power
A pplicants for space desiring to ox
hibit machinery in motion will be
required to furnish, besides a draw
ing, the following information:
Actual horso-power required for
Oubic feet of steam per hour, com
puted at a pressure of 70 pounds,
stating also operating pressure do
Diameter of steam, water or gas
Diameter of discharge or drain
Diameter and width of face and
number of revolutions of driving
All shafting, pulleys, belting, ma
chine, etc., for the tra'nsmission of
power must be provided by anud at
the cost of exhibitors. Requisition
fo: iotive power, water, steam, gas,
electric service, extra lights, etc.,
should be made at the time of filing
application. Tile same will be sup
plied to exhibitors at special prices,
to encourage a display of machinery
in motion. (If electric motor-s are
to be used, style and power of same
must be stated.) Shafting and mo
tors belonging to exhibitors will be0
under the care of exhibitor-s using
Notice--Special rules will be is
sued regarding the supply of eloc
tricity, gas, steam, comp)ressod air
Rule 20. Lighting of Grounds
The Exposition grounds will be illu
minated generally. Should extra
light be required by exhibitors and
concessionires, same can be ob
tained upon application to the man
agement amnd on payment of fixed
Rule 21. Removal of Exhibits
All exhibits, together with thleir in
stallations, must be removed from
tile Exposition grounds within four
weeks immediately following the
closing of thme Exposition. After the
expiration of the four weeks desig
nated they may be removed by the
managoment at the r-isk and expense
of the exhibitor. If this is done and
the Exposition Company is not reim
bursed for auch expense prior to De
cember 1, 1002, all such exhibit;s and
installations will be publicly sold for
account of such charges, and the
funds resulting from said sale shall
be disposed of as directed by the
boardl of dmrictony.
Iulo 22. Chargos for Space
Spaco assigned to inldividual exhibit
will be charged for it tho followinf
For ordinary floor spaeo in build
ngs, S for each squire foot.
For wall spiace, 50 cents for one
For special positions on contr
iise, itolated spaco or corner lot, i
nereaso will bo charged abovo th
For space in grounds, 50 conts fo
ach squaro foot.
Tho minimum application for spac
'hat will be accepted Will ho fo
wonly ujuaro feet. Any fractioi
a foot. will 1)e computed as a who <
oot. (loverinments and largo ex
tibitorS will bo granted liberal allow
11ces, provided their applicationi
tro iled at an early (ate.
iule 23. Payment of Spaco Rent
.I-Upon receipt of the notificatioi
) acceptance of the application b)
ho manager of the department o
x 1ibits and concessions, a remit
c.lo of one. fourth of the tota
unount duo for the space must I
1ndo; the balanceo to be paid upor
1eceipt of notification of the allot
nont of space.
Rtule 21. Introducing Supplies
Permits will be issued to admit snel
iterial aq imay be required for th(
)peration of exhibits and concession,
equiring su-plios, and the servic
atcs for admission and removIL o
ill articles required will be opoi
rom 7 to a. im., or at such othe
lours as t he management may deter
nno. No freight wagons will Im
idmitted the whools of which hav
ires less than throo inches in widtl
vithout a special l.ormit from th
Rulo 25. lRight to Rlojoet Exhibit
-The Exposition authorities resorv
Lo thomselves the right to accept. o
reject any or aill applications for vx
biibits or concessions, and also re
sorve to themselves tho right of ex
amining or testing any oxhibit.
Rulo 26. Prepayment of Charge
Necessary by Exhibitors and Con
"'ssionaires-Upon arrival at Expc
iition grounds prepaid consignment
will be delivered by tho dopartion
of transportation of tho Expositio
on, or as near as practicable, to th
exhibitor's allotted spaco at tho fixo
price of 0 conts por hundrod pound
or per 20 cubic foot monsuremon
All chnrges (transportation and tor
minal) must bo fully propaid at th
initial point, as, under no circun
stances, will these charges he i
vanced by the E'xposition author
ties. A minimum charge of 5i
cents for any single shipment wi
be required by the Exposition ar
thorities, and the minimum carlon
weight as established by thme initiu
road wvill bo the basis on which tb
Exposition charge will b)0 made ft
each carload shipment. T1he charg
on each p)ico of on exhibit weigi
ing more than 2,000 pounds will l:
subject to special arrangements. N
goodls will bo' received upon whic
all transportation and1 termimi
charges have not beoon propaid.
Rule 27. Exhibitors' Passes. Eac
bona fido exhibitor, andl each of hi
representatives, will be farn ishe
with a photographic pass giving i
mission to the Exposition groundli
A charge of $3 wvill be made for e
pas and on surrender to the mar
agemont of samoe $2 will h)o r<
funded to the exhib)itor. The noce:
sary passes for empl~oyees and1( worn
men will 1)0 suppjliOd. Special rul<
will regulate the terms and1( cond
tions of all admissions.
Rule 28. Machinery in Operatic
Must have Su itable Protection-is
exhibits showing mnachinery in opern
tion and methods and processes
mianu facturno, are especially desi ret
and special terms will be made f<
exhibits of this character. Exhib
tors must provido means of proven
ing any inconvenience to any othi
exhibitors in their neighborhoo
arising b)y reason of operation of sai
methods or processes. The oscaj
of steam into the atmosphere will n<
be permnittond in any of the building
and the exhibitor must providle ft
its condensation. Provision mu
also be made for preventing the di
anmination of dust or odors emann
- ing from any exhibit in oporation.
"4 Mlachinory ill motion Imlust, bo well
Rulo 29. ExhibitorH to Koop W ith
- in thoir Spaco-Exhibitors whilo un
packing and installing thoir exhibits
i will bo required to k-p ill pack
ages, ais woll as overything appor
taining to their exhibit, on tho Hpaco
i allottod to thom unler their permit,
so as not to onerolelh1 up011 tipaco of
neighoring exhibitor, anfd so as to
lOavo all tho 11islos freo and 1101unn
Rulo 130. Bonded Fxhibits-Tho
Exposition buildings and grounds
will bo constitiutd t bondod storo
for articlos exhihitod from foroign
colutries, without, paylnliit. of duty,
.bt Oil all good'i o'fered for sailk
duty must bo paid.
Mulo 31. Awards-An intor-Stato
jury of awards will bo formed, and
the awards will consist, of:
Spocial diploili of honlor.
Diploma for gold medl.
Diploma for silver medal.
Diploma for bronzo medal.
Diploma for honorablo montion.
Exhibitors to whom diplomias aro
aaV-rded proVidinlg for 111M1LS, will
be furnished tie mdilliS niotod ill
tIir diploilas, uiponl paying the ac
tual cost of samo to the Exposi.
Thoro will also ho offered ono gold
trophy, on silvor cup id ono gold
medal, as first, second and third
prizo for best display of iatinufactur
ing plant in oporatiOn, as well 11
- two moro lots of similar prizos for
y other Iligh clals exhibits, tob b diig
nated by the Expoi ion anthoritios
ihereafter. Only boni firo exhibitors
3 can competo for awards, and tl they
must staito in their applications for
spaco whother or not their exhibitt;
aro intended for compotition.
r ulo 32. Cat iloguo-A n oicial
eatialogue will bm publbshmed by til)
Exposit ion Compalily, which comllpanly
. rosorves to itsolf the solo right
of compiling andl(] printing the mo.
s Every exhibitor will havo tho right
of 0110 entry, consisting of twenty
words, sotting forth the namo ndl(1
and address of tho exhibitor, and [a
t description of C110 exhibit. All do
1 scriptivo mattor in excoms of twonty
words, will bo chargod for it fixed
1 rates ai an advertisolmient.
Rulo 32. Cards for Exhibits-Tho
Fxposition aithorites will provido
uniform cardi with thio no of tho
0 exhibitor and the cataloguo number
- writton thoroon, which must bo llffixed
to the exhibits. Exhibitors are in
-vited to write on1 thos( caIrds the Holl
Sing price of the articles exhlibited1.
1Rulo 34. Exhibitors Alone Liable
-for D)amago or Injury-if any da2m
age or injury shmall ho cauisedl within
Sthe Exposition groundsl b.y any ox
Sexhibited maclino, imlomon1101t or ar
r ticlo whatsoover to any1 visitor, or
e any~ pers~on, or to -any' oflicor', ser
. vant or others, thoro and then, tihe
0 exhibitor to whom suich machine, im
a plomont or alrticle maty beolong, shall1
Sindemnify and hold harmless the
1Exposition Conmpan~y from and1(
agalinst all1 a1ctions, suits, e'xpenses
and11( claims, on accoiunt of, or inl re
Sspoct to any s uch (damago, or injury
1which may be 80 caiused.
R 1ulo 30>. Exhibitor to Conform to
lesO--Each per[so[n who beOcomeIs
bl an exhibitor thoeroby agrees to coni
.form st rictly to all th1( rules amid
.reguilatioins estab1lishled, or to bo es
. tablished for the government of the
sRule 3(1. Amoendment--The right
is reservedl to the Exposition Comn.
pany to amend, or add1( to th1os( ruiles
and( regulations whenever it maly he
d oemed necessary for tile interest of
Rule 37. IHow Construed-All
contracts must be construedI accor(d
ing to tile laws of South Carolina.
*Noto--Exhibits of the natural
..produlcts of a State or T1erritory will
ir -1)0 assignmed, free of charge, suchl
(a space) as may b)0 aLvailale?, whlen
a such exhibits aro0 madoi by a recog
,e nizoa representative of sa1id State or
31 Territory; or, in his absence, by a
,State or county agricultural, horti
r cultural, forestry or dairy associa
3- Loan exhibits accepted by the
L. m anager of the department of ex
llii)its 11(1 COlcessionst will bo cared
for without, 0xpCnso of tho owner.
Special arran11gomilonts will be mado
in vach caso for exhibitH which aro
no-commiiercial in character, but aro
desigled to add to 0he CollI)lOtoIH.3
auld educationall valuio of tho E)xpo
Exhibits of works of art will bo
classilied in tho dopartmont of fino
arts, 1111d will b) admitted, whether
proviously exhibited or not. All
works of art must bo of tho highost
ordor of morit" and will bo admitted
on approval of the committoo on
sOlection. Special iiiforimition and
regulations collcorlilng tho exhibit
of worlk of art will bo issued.
Exhibits ii horticulturo, dairy,
floral and livo stock divisions will bo
subjoct to special rules aid rogula.
tioni. Spocial information rolativo
to thoso divisions will bo issued.
Arratngemouts with transportation
lines will bo mado to obtain tho
very best, possible- rates to and from
tho Exposition. Full information as
to rates will bo suppliotl oil applica
tio to tho dopartmeit of trispor
tion of t ho Exposition.
All correspolotico liviiig rofor
onico to exhibits or concesssons must
1) addrssed to ]',. I,Tessier, Jr.,
manivgor departmoint of vxhibis and
c00s1sios, Chalrloston, South Car
oliia, U. S. A.
CA . 14 EF )l1 iUs ('1nrIt1ON.
I)vaI It set leno C m n II E1%(4.l41 to Li o In
Peoltentiatry bay (1over,ir At Mweranoy.
.1i1ige litet. and S olleitr n oggs
lBoth AIpproved, . oomitiluill,.
IItamy Clilit%iH Favor It
18pecial Nows atid Couriir.]
C'oliibia, April 2 I-A caso which
has tiltracted a great ,doil of alitton
(ion and about which thero is likely
to be i groat deal salid is that of
Miles Curoton, a iegro undor
doath SPentelco in Oroonvillo
County. (lovernor McSwoonoy thinks
that tho facts warrant tho commuta
tion of the solton1co. 11o has gono
vory carofully anid (liborately into
(ito matter ad tinks thti in grant
ilg the commutiation ho 1111 acted
oil tho safo sido. Tho t wo physicians
who oxamiiiino( Curoton pronouicel
that ho was not a lunatic, whilo others
coltold that lho is lialf witted. Ono
umquo foaturo of tho caso is that
Judgo Bont, who triod tho caso is
aid Solicitor Boggs, who prosocutcd
Curoton, are both opposod to grant
ilg tho commutittion of sontonco.
Judga 13et writof tho following on
dorsoiol t oil tho papors, which is
concurred ill by Solicitor Boggs:
mIonIdationl; nor1 cani I joinl the poti..
LiQors in askinlg for a commIIutationi of
tIo sentonce of doath to life imprisoni
mont. I know 110 ronsonl for such
ation. Thell testimonly stisied the
jury and myself thtat tho killing of
tho dleceaIsedl was a cruel doliborato
assassinaitioni. It is very probable
thaut thto whtite man11, Abe Pittman,
was equally guilty with Miles Cure
ton1. 1Ind10od it 800om1 that Cureton,
lafter conictionl, confessod( is owni
guilt and implicated P ittman, the
whlito mtanl. Th'Iere wasH nothting ini
Cureton's diomeIanor or ini Itis testi..
mionty to sulggest unsoun11dniess of
mind, or oveni weaknIess of mind. In
my opmiionl ho wasw justly convicted
andtc should su ffor the extreme ponal
ty of the law. Heo had a fair trial,
wats ably dIofonded1 and1 a1 mo10t inItl
ligont jury found htimi guilty of mur
dor without recommitendalltionl to morcov
"WX. C. Ilonet., TJrial Judge."'
Thorieo are wihole strings of politionis
for the commuliltation of tIhe scatonco.
Among thIoso wvho signed thle petition
are Senator Doean, Itopreontativos
Djorrohi, Morgan, Mr. J. F. Richard
sonl, formor Shoriff Gilreath and a
great many of thie most prominent
citizons of te county. Evon .today
Glovernlor McSwepnoy recoivetd a (olo
gram stating that Curoton was half
Muchl of tihe crodit for thle action
taken by the Governor is duo to Mr.
WV G. Sirrino, a young lawor in Groon.
ville, who worked faithlfully to have
th10 sentenico changed to life imprison.
mont, IIo 1has boon pegging away
at the case for some time, and on
01n0 of his recent trips here be forci.
bly presented thie case for Cureton
-andi theo position he took largely in flu
enced Govornor McSwoonoy in grant
ing the commutation.