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er end Adjoining Counties.
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Saturday's paper Friday after
hvtlle. Sept. 2ft?The song of
cotton pickers will soon be a thing
past for 1109. Crops are short
then they were estimated to he.
trine hay la almost a complete fall
Mr. John licCutchen and sister,
Belle gave a straw ride last Sat
afternoon In honor of Mi*Jes?
sie P1sver. of Elliotts and Miss Ma
Scott, of Thomasvllle, Oa. The
of young folks went as far as
lawn of Mr. John T. Green, where
refreshments were served. Chaper
sasss. Dr. and Mrs. T. D. Foxworth.
The quarterly meeting con vein d
with St. John's church on lust Satur
dkqr and Sunday. The presiding cider,
?ear. Mr. Duncsn preached a short,
set Interesting sermon, after which
SI delightful dinner was served on the
by the ladles of the church,
ttely after dinner the confer
called to order by Rev. Mr.
The usual programme was
out Quite large delegations
the different churches were
r. John Hyatt, of Roae Hill, son
br. Tom Hyatt, of Mechanicsvllle.
at his home on last Saturday af
aeon sim. The Interment took place
at Mock Hill cemetery Sunday after
The deceased leaves a wife am'
children, a mother and father
several brothers and slaters to
D. J. and J. W. Robertson
last Thursday in Sumter.
Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Wactor and
r? B. Jones, of Herlots. spent yester?
day with Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Robert
Tin da I. Sept 18.?This Is harvest
the most Important season Vf
year with the farmers.
hay crop la good in this aec
and Is being gathered fast. Cot
la about half gathered and sold,
crop will gverags fibopt 65 per
of lest year's crop.
Mise Ella Aycock. of Rayle. Oa., Is
ranting her slater, Mrs. B. R. Hodge.
There are several cases of fever In
~M*e neighborhood, but nont of them
ildered as being very rerlous.
POST AX CHANGES ANNOUNCED.
ahjmrai Change* Also Made lu Rural
Washington. Sept. fci.?The follow
anej postal changes have been an
woes Led In South Carolina:
At Klngville. Rlchland county. D.
X Boyd has been appointed postmas?
ter, rice W. E. Lenolr, deceesed;
Woodford. Ornngeburc county, Agnes
L. Jones, appointed poatmaster, vice
Aw Lw Livingstone, married; at Fech
alas. Hampton county, appointee Moe>
*e A. Utchflrid, vice J. M, Smith, re
engned; at Payne. Saluda county, ap
g< senses Maud E. Onkman. vice W.
V. Owdom. resigned; at Wiggins, Col
hrlsa County, Edwin B. Vatklne, up
pmi .tee. vice H. M. Anderson, resign?
ed; at Wateree, Rlchland county, ap
eaitatee. Alexander O. Clarkson, vice
M. O. Bates, resigned.
In the rural delivery service the
following changes have also been
annale: At Jefferson, W. Cylde Low
ry takes the place of Robert B. Mil?
ler; at Summerton, A. Gordon Chew
takea the place of Medici C.
ler. and at Wllliston, Melton L.
takes the place of Robert L.
D. AHA BLACKBURN DEAD.
of New York Church of the
MMSM Away?To be
Mew York. Sept 28.?The Rev. D.
an Blackburn, for the last is years
?r of the Church of the Strangers,
est undenominational church of this
esty. died of Bright'** disease st Xew
York hospital tonight.
Or. Blackburn, who was a bachelor,
was born In Greenville, Tenn. A
brother, the Rev. G. A. Blackburn of
Colombia. S. C. was the only relative
an New York at the time of the
death Funeral services will be held
Thursday evening In the Church o
the Strangers. The Interment will be
he Columbia. 8. C.
The United Wireless Telegraph Co
establish a station at George
COTTON CON?lllUN 59.5.
JOURNAL OF COMMERCE'S ESTI?
S?iptenibtw Decline Im About Normal,
But the Coiit?t?ort is the Lowest in
Eight Years?Crop Received An
other Set Buck by Hurricane.
New York, Sept. 30.?The October
cotton report of the Journal of Com?
merce, to be published tomorrow,
shows the condition of the staple on
an average date of September 23, as
ascertained from the reports of near?
ly 1,600 special correspondents, to be
59.5, against 66 a month ago, a de?
terioration of 6.5 points. While the
decline In September is about normal,
the condition of 59.5 is the lowest
since the inauguration of the Jour?
nal's reports In 1901. The crop had
experienced a series of setbacks dur?
ing the month and the West Indian
hurricane of September 20 and 21
lowered prospects still further.
Louisiana apparently suffered most,
but Arkansas and Tennessee fared
better. Alabama was but slightly in?
jured. Droughty conditions, which
prevailed through August and made
such damage in Texas, Louislanu,
Arkansas and Oklahoma, were only
relieved in September in degree, and
the declines in these States were due
largly to this cause. Top crop re?
ceipts are very poor, drought and
storms being the chief cause of this
condition. Insects have given little
trouble and labor has been sufficient
to care for the crop. North Carolina
dclines 8 to 71.0; South Carolina de?
clines 5.6 to 71.0; Georgia. 6 to 71.1;
Florida. 5 to 87.7; Alabama, 5 to
63.2; Mississippi, 6.2 to 56.0; Louis?
iana, 12.6 to 41.4; Texas, 7.5 to 51.5;
Arkansas, 5.2 to 56.2; Tennessee, 5.8
to 63.2; Missouri, 16.7 to 64.S; Okla?
homa. 4.2 to 59.6.
Glnners' Refiort Issued.
Memphis, Tenn., Sept. 30.?Tlu>
National Cotton Ginners' Association
report, issued here today, gives the
condition of cotton as 60.2 and indi?
cates that 2.664.000 bales had been
ginned up to the 25th of September.
The report by States is as follows:
States. Condition. Sept. 25.
North Carolina . . .69 82,000
South Carolina . . .69 294.000
Texss.55 1,092,000 \
PRESIDENT ON PACIFIC COAST.
Taft Arrives at Seattle Two Weeks
After Leaving Boston.
Seattle, Wash.. Sept. 29.?PreskVu
Taft tonight reached the Pacific coast
Just two weeks after his start from
Boston. He will leave Seattle for Ta
coma Friday and will leave that city
at midnight, going south until L?:
Angeles Is rttQhf& Then comes th?
turn to the East.
A great throng of people wait d fo.
the president at the station and alonv
the brilliantly lighted streets throng'
which he passed, and there v.c
cheering at every step of the way
The visit to the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific
exposition will oegin tomorrow. Af?
ter luncheon he will make an address
In the natural amphitheatre. The
president also will speak at a banquet
at the exposition grounds during lit*
The president today passed througb
a region which displayed its marvels
in the way of fruit raising. At North
Yakima where he passed the fore?
noon and made an address the presi
dsnt saw one of the oldest irrigated
fruit regions in the West. The great
yield of apples, especially, attracted
his attention and he said he was fond
In his Yakima address the presi?
dent paid a tribute to Senator Wtxley
ht Jones, of Washington, who Joined
the party at Spokane yesterday. Guv.
Hay, of Washington, in introducint;
the president, decided that for Viet
president in 1912 he "placed in Hum!
nation Wesley Jones."
"In nominating Senator Jone.s fot
S place on the ticket." said the pri il*
dency. If you nominate him for tli?
the country and testify to my owi<
knowledge of his worth and ability ?is
I am doing here."
la the throng that greeted the pres?
ident were a large number of Grand
Army veterans and of the Women**
Th? OaThart cotton mills, of Rock
Hfll, Will erect a Tiandsome school
bafldfng for the children of the mill
Jdhn fluff, aged 70 years, of Or
nngeburg county, has been arrested
on the charge of bigamy.
I The hard* at task a mother has Is
to teach her child to be patient with
! hfs father.
TOLLS WHY HE DID NOT RE?
TURN TO ETAH FOR COOK'S
\>w Haven Hunter Explains That
The Engine*? of the Jennie Wert1
Working Hadly and He Did Not
Care to Take th Risk?Says Peary
Knew Nothing About What Cook
Left With Him.
New York, Sept. 29.?The follow?
ing dispatch has been recr.ved by the
Associated Press from Harry Whit?
ney, the New Haven hunter, who ar?
rived at St. John's N. F., yesterday,
by the schooner Jeanie, on his way
"Stephenvllle Crossing, Newfound?
land, Sept. 29.?So many questions
are being asked me by different pa?
pers that I desire to make the fol?
lowing statement through the Asso?
"My reasons for not going back to
Etah after Dr. Cook's things were
that the engines in the Jeanie, one of
the smallest boats that ever went to
the north Arctic, was not working
salsfactorily, and we were depending
partly on sails, which later we had to
do entirely. There was no reason
why the Jeanie could not have gone
back, but not knowing that Dr.
Cook's things left with me were of
such importance, as they have turned
out to be, I did not return. In ad?
dition, I had promised the Eskimos,
who were with me after musk oxen
in Ellsmere Land, certain things,
which I expected on the ship coming
for me, but thty were not aboard
i the Jeanie and I did not want to re?
turn and disappoint the men. An?
other reason was that I wanted to
prolong my hunting trip.
"I do not believe that either Dr.
Cook or Commander Peary, If placed
in my position, would have done any
differently. Dr. Cook told me he had
been to the North Pole, and I was
pledged not to reveal this fact to
Commander Peary, but I could say
that he had gone further north than
Peary In 1906.
"Commander Peary, to my knowl?
edge, knew absolutely nothing about
what had been left with me by Dr.
Cook, except that I mentioned instru?
ments, clothes and furs, and also a
narwhale horn. Dr. Cook's belong?
ings left in my charge were placed
in boxes, which were nailed up. Then
I saw' the Eskimos cover them with
"No one could have been kinder to
me or shown me more consideration
than Commander Peary did while I
was on the Roosevelt, and he said he
would be very glad to have me re?
main aboard and return with him in?
stead of joining the Jeanie.
(Signed) "Harry Whitney."
j POLE DISPUTE CAUSES FIGHT.
ilacon Ranltef r..;d Judge Come t?"?
Blows in Quarrel Over Who Got t
Macon. Ga., Sept. 29.?A heated
argument between Robert H. Brown
president of the Central Georgia bank
and Judge W. A Poe, over the Cook
Peury controversy today, led to
blows, the Judge using his walking
v. iic with tilling eff'.ct on the bunk
r. The prompt interference Of
frtondj prevented an encounter the'.
,t < ne time promised to be serious.
The banker insisted that honors
should go entirely to Dr. Cook, while
Judge Poe was equally convinced
that Commander Pcany was the dis?
coverer of the North Pole.
When the Judge questioned the
soundness of bis opponent's argument
the banker used an ugly word, iv is
said, which the Judge resented.
J1AILEY AND DRY AN DEBATE.
Texan Would Like to Meet Nebraska n
On Platform If the Latter is Will?
Atlanta, Ga., Sept. 29.?More fully
setting forth his position with regard
to the proposed joint debate on the
question of free raw material between
himself and William Jennings Bryan,
at the Auditorium here. Senator Jos
W. Bailey, of Texas, today sent the
following telegram to the Atlanta
Young Men's Democratic league: i
"I authorized my friends at El Pa?
so to arrange a Joint debate between
Mr. Bryan and myself and they un
I dertook lo do so. but he objected on
the ground that It would mitigate
?igainvt Democratic success in the
next congressional election, in view
of th&t statement by him i am not
willing to put myself in the postion
of urging him to do what he thinks
would be against the Interests of our
party, but if he should change his
mind about the matter and consent
to the arrangements you propose, it
would please me very much to debate
the question of free raw material with
him at Atlunta whenever it may suit
A Gainesville (Tex.) special to The
Constitution states that Senator Bail?
ey forwarded a similar telegram di?
rect to Mr. Bryan at Lincoln.
! Mr. Bryan has not replied to the
JOHN BUCK Oft TRIAL
I) IIA FT SHOWS BE GOT $5,000
Walterboro Hank Officers Are Ex
l>ecte4l to Play Large Part in Evi?
dence Against Mack?His Promi?
nence in the Clark Whiskey Pur?
Columbia. Sept. 29.?Major John
Bleck, ex-dispensary director and
colleague of Jodie M. Rawlinson and
Joseph B. Wylle, was placed on trial
in the Circuit Court this morning on
the charge of accepting a bribe of
$2,500 and a rebate of $5,000 from
John T. Early, liquor salesman, who
has come to testify for the State. This
is the second and last so far as this
term is concerned?of the dispensary
graft cases, and will attract quite as
much attention and interest as the
first. The whole State wants to see
how the State is going to manage this
case in view of the results of the one
tried last week. Is last week's ver?
dict to be taken as an indication of
what is going to happen this^ week?
That is the question bring asked by
thousands over the State. Opinion
on this differs widely all over the
State, as it differs widely here.
The trial dragged all the morning.
The only sensational feature was the
introduction bv the State of a draft
lor $2,500 of a liquor drumm.r, John
T. Early, made to the order of Henry
\V. Black, Jr.. and endorsed by him
and signed "John Black," made out
on Palmetto bank paper but collected
throuugh the Colleton Banking Com?
pany at Walterboro. At the hour of
adjournment the jury was out, while
the lawyers debated about admitting
the testimony about Black getting
$5.000 from a liquor drummer, Mor?
ton A. Goodman.
The court admitted the testimony
regarding the pay from Goodman.
This was a check for $5,000 on a Sa?
vannah bank, signed by Godman.
made to Blank's order and endorsed
Wylie testified that the three di?
rectors, Black, Rawlinson and him?
self divided the graft by argeement,
each director looking after the in?
terests of different liquor houses and
receiving the commissions from them
for orders placed. He produced a
memorandum of the orders placed at
one meeting of the board and it was
introduced in evidence.
That list of orders made up at the
local hotel was stressed, and the
damaging evidence given by. R con?
sisted of the letters marked by the
side of each order showing to whom
the rebate was to go according to the
testimony given by Wylie.
In Wylie's own handwriting the Hat
was made out and by the side of each
order was either a "B." a "\V." or p
"R." This notation, according to Wy
Me, meant that one of the three?
Wylle, Black, Rawlinson?was to re?
ceive the commissions from thes
houses and look after its interests.
The nature of the list follows:
XX gin. tTtar, 50 barrels, B.
XX gin, Rosenthal, 200 barrels, R.
XX gin, Commonwealth, 200 bar?
XX gin, Belair, 200 barrels, B.
XX gin, Hoffman, 200 barrels. B.
X peach, Rosenthal, 50 barrels, R.
Apple, Rosenthal, 50 barrels, R.
Apple, W. W. Johnson, 50 barrels,
Peach, Pelair, 25 barrals, B.
Apple, Belair. 25 barrels, B.
Apple, Hoffman, 25 barrels, B.
Peach, Hoffman, 25 barrels, B.
Peach, Star, 25 barrels, B.
Apple, Star, 25 barrels, B.
X rye, Kohn, 300 barrels, B.
X rye, Thierman, 300 barrels, W.
X rye, Moyse, 300 barrels, B.
XX Hoffheimer, 100 barrels, B.
XX rye. Rosenthal, 250 barrels. R.
XX rye, Belroy, 100 barrels, W.
XX rye, Green River, 100 barrels,
XX rye, Belair, 50 barrels, B
X gin, Thierman, 200 barrel!
X gin, Johnson, 200 barrels, W.
X gin, Kohn, 100 barrels, B.
XX gin, Starr, 50 barrels. B.
This shows how the list was made
up. The list contained orders from a
number of houses. Including Gerson
Seligman, which the State says is the
same as the Fleischmann Company
named in the indictment.
An estimate of the amount of re?
bates based upon the schedule (at the
Maich meeting) and striking an av?
erage rebate upon whiskey at $3 per
barrel would look like this:
5.S50 barrels at $3 per barrel $17.550
."2 cars beer (estimate of re?
? on l arrels rum ;:t ?2 2 >"
5.884 cases liquors at $1 5,884
Major Black first got into promi?
nence on the board In connection
with what was known as the Clark
purchase, he having gone on to Illi?
nois and arranged for the shipping
to the State of a large quantity of
cheap whiskey In bulk. This sale was
questioned and payment was held up.
The stuff was fianlly bought by the
commission to furnish supplies need
ed right away among the county dis
It is believed the investigation com
GO;TOM DROPS AGAIN.
CLOSED STEADY A ITH PRICES :i
TO II POINTS LOWER.
Irregularity Followed Strong Vp
ward Tendency In Early Trading?
Absence of Support From Hulls.
New York, Sept. 29.?An early ad?
vance in cotton was followed by a
very nervous and irregular mark t
with last prices steady, 14 points low?
er on November, but only 3 to 8
points net lower on the general list.
The opening was steady at 8 to 15
points higher in response to firm
cables, big English spot sales, bullish
Manchester trade accounts, talk of
frost In the belt and over-night buy?
ing orders, which had probably been
attracted by the generally ^steadier
tone of yesterday's market. But as
soon as the demard from this source
was partly satisfied the absence of
bull upport from bull leaders became
evident, temperatures In the South
did not appear to have been low
enough to damage the plant, the
forecast was for fair and warm
weather, and it Is probable that a
story published by some of the morn?
ing papers suggesting that Mr. Patten
had liquidated his long interest help?
ed to produce realizing through com?
mission houses, although this was
positively denied. At any rat.', the
market soon developed a sagging ten?
dency which became more pronounc?
ed later in the day, as local bears
were aggressive and scalpers took the
short side for a turn on the idea that
stop loss orders might be uncovered
on a scale down. There was also con?
siderable Southern selling, supposed?
ly in the way of hedging against spots
and before the decline was checked
prices had shown a net loss of 11 to
14 points. A renewal of bull sup?
port and covering caused a rally of 5
to 6 points from the lowest at the
close. Southern spot markets, offi?
cially reported, were unchanged to
1-16 cents lower. Local traders ar t
talking of a census report on Monday
of between 2.750.000 to 3,000,000
bales ginned to September 25, while
sentiment regarding the October bu?
reau will probably be determined by
private reports between now and th?
end of the week.
Receipts at the ports today 65.
035 bales against 42.257 last week
and 65,959 last year. Estimated for
the week 300,000 bales against 277,
104 last week and 340,51 3 last year.
Today's receipts at New Orleans 9,
617 last year, and at Houston 15,467
bales against; 15,367 last year. Spot
cotton closed quiet, 25 points lower;
middling uplands 13.30; do gulf 13.
7,6; sales 366 bales. Futures opened
d.in closed steady.
FOR TAFT S VISIT.
Columbia Council Gives $200 to Ex?
Columbia, Sept. 29.?City Council
appropriated $200 to aid In defray?
ing the expenses of President Taft's
visit here fair week. After quite a
lengthy discussion, council went on
record as protesting against the pres?
ident's speakin;? at the fair grounds,
as has been arranged. Altogeth r
$500 has been appropriated for the
chief executive's visit. $150 from the
Chamber of Commerce, $150 from
the governor's contingent fund and
$200 by the city of Columbia. Mayor
Reamer stated In council that he had
invited the president in behalf of the
city last winter, when Mr. Taft was
In Augusta, and special time had been
set. It appears that council felt that
it had been slighted in the arrange?
ments. The president comes here
The Anderson Mail says:
"People of Columbia, familiar with
the local atmosphere and conditions,
say the Jury was a fairly good one?
that the members of it were honest
and of at least the average intelli?
The writer has been a resident of
Richland for 25 years, and knew, by
name, one member of the jury. An
official of Richland county, who has
time and again canvassed the county,
informed the writer that he knew by
sight four members of the jury. An?
other resident of Richland for more
than 40 years told the editor of The
State he knew one member of the
jury.?The Columbia State.
Prof, r cT. raid well, .?1 Brsklne
College* was stricken With paralysis-.
His condition is critical.
mlttee collected recently what It be?
lieves is valuable evidence against
Black from a bank in Black's home
town of Walterboro. Members of
the commission were there last week,
and the understanding is that sev?
eral witnesses out of a bank have
been summoned to testify.
Black is represented by Nelson.
Nelson & Gettys of this city. Col.
Nelson being leading counsel in the
Farnum case and by Mr. Howell. of
Etowell & Gruber, of Walterboro. Mr.
Gruber is a brother-in-law of Major
Black and will not take an active
part in the trial.
HARRY WHITNEY TALKS.
BELIEVES COOK AM) PEARY
HAVE REACHED POLE.
Known Kittle ??f Dispute anal Oen Md
Sa Direct Testimony es to C?ok*i
Claim Of Discovery.
?t. Johne, n. f.. sept. 28.?Kerry
Whitney Of New Haven believe- that
Dr. Frederick a. Cook found the pole
and that Commander Peary did the
same. In expressing this belief to?
day, Mr. Whitney said that he kr.ows
no reason for doubting Cook more
"Dr. Cook's story, ? he added,
"seems to me truthful and probable.
Nothing else would explain his 12
months' absei e."
The schooner Jeannie arrived Jiere
today with Mr. Whitney aboard, com?
ing from the Greenland coast by way
of Indian Harbor, Labrador.
Mr. Whitney feels keenly the posi?
tion in which he is placed. He went
north, he said, merely on a hunting
trip, and now finds himself in the
storm centre of a polar controversy.
Dr. Cook left with him at Annatok
several cases containing instrumenta,
and some o'her belongings, but so far
as Mr. Whitney knew, no written rec?
ords. There may have been records,
however, packed with" Dr. Cook's per?
sonal effects, but the explorer did not
tell bim especially that he was leav?
ing written records in his possession.
Speaking of Dr. Cook's, detailed ac?
count of his trip to the poie. Mr.
Whitney said that the explorer show?
ed him how the western drift of the
ice had landed him in a region far re?
mote from where he expected to go,
and he was unable to get back. He
could not speak with authority as to
whether Dr. Cook and his two Eskimo
could carry on their three sledKea
enough food for their journey to the
pole, as he himself is a rovice in Arc?
tic tarveiing. He declared he knew
nothing of the controversy beyond the
vaguest details. The first he learned
of it was at Indian Harbor, when he
receiveo messages irom several Amer?
ican papers asking for a statement.
Mr. Whitney denied that Com?
mander Peary had removed Dr.
Cook's stores from Annatok to Etah.
Whsft Peary really did was to transfer
a few things and rebuild the house at
Annatok. Boatswain Murphy s only
reason for refusing to help Capt. Ber
ner's Canadian expedition to get dogs
and sledges at Etah was that they
were short of dogs themselves. Mr.
Whitney had trouble in getting
enough dogs for his teams all through
the winter and Murphy was looking
out for Peary' so that he would have
sufficient dogs for the commander's
exploring trips around the country
when he returned from the north.
The day the Roosevelt was leavhng
Etah for home Whitney informed
Peary that Cook had intrusted t<? him
certain belongings to bring home on
the vessel that was coming up lor
Whitney, but as this ship had not ar?
rived Whitney was at a loss what to
do with the property.
Peary declined to permit Dr. Cook's
belongings to be ' ronght aboard the
Roosevelt and he put Whitney on his
honor not to include anything belong?
ing to Dr. Cook in his own baggage.
A'hltney thereupon went ashore irom
the Roosevelt, separated Dr. Cook's
property from his own baggage, and
with the aid of Capt. Robert Bartlctt,
commander of the Roosevelt, whom
he had asked to help, repacked
Cook's in boxes.
After this had been done, Whitney
and Eartlett cached nil Cook's prop?
erty in a cave in the rocks. The' befit
up the case securely with stones und
turf and left it and the property in
charge of one of Dr. Cook's Eskimos.
It may be remembered in passing,.
Mr. Whitney went on. that ten years
ago Peary did with the explorer Sver
drup, who was cruising in Faith
sound, what he has done with Cook?
he refused to bring back any af Sver
drup's letters or records.
In conclusion Mr. Whitney declared
he regretted being dragged into the
controversy. He said he had found
both Dr. Cook and Commander Peary
courteous and considerate and that he
had never met any men whose con?
duct generally was more commend?
able or whose dealing with him had
been more fair.
New York, Sept. 28.?Dr. Cook,
when shown Mr. Whitney's statement,
said tonight that he approved of all
that Mr. Whitney had said.
? Kverything in the interview is sub?
stantially correct." said Dr. Cook. "It
confirms all my declarations."
Concerning the papers left with Mr.
Whitney Dr. < 'ook said:
"Mr. Whitney was in all probability
unaware of the written records left
with him. They are of not much con*
sequence, as 1 have duplicates."
The First Baptist church of Laur
ens has invited the State Baptist As?
sociation to meet in Laurens next
j. w. Dicks. J. C Buhoeae, T. H.
Haynes. S. H. Evans, officers of ? col?
ored Insurance company In Alken w ill
be tried on the ehatge of doing I n
suranee business wtthont a Itccn a