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? - irt Srouthron
* \ nan wai found*
?4 In liSO and ti e True Southron In
lit*. The Watchn %n and Southron
net* ha* the comblneu circulation |
tniaonoe cf both of tho old papers,
and in manifestly the he lug
?a?4lnm In 8umter.
The result In New York St it.-,
garth ularls. and SYOrywhei,? else ir.
general, shows that Cot, BoooOYOlt
aunnl naturalist ami other things, is
hi the same class as Jim Jeffries, lie
oouldn't come ha* k
o o s
Oov. Judson Harmon, of Ohio ami
the next president of the Unli
mates will need the servl OS of a
farce of secretaries and a big card
kadex system If he attempts to keep
Stark of the applications for pos*
?ffjees In the presidential class. The
surly birds are already after the
? ? ?
The nest National DotgO??-?tie con?
vention will be the most Important
and momentus political conference
?f the half century, and it behooves
Ohe strongest, ablest and most p I
?riotlc leaders of the party to get
taget her Ions; In advance of the as?
sembly of the convention for the
porpose of framing a platform of
principles. It will not do to go he?
isre the country In 1*12 with an III
osnsidered and hastily constructed
platform that, like many previous
gist form?. la contradictory in Its
terms snd thst doee not meet the
weeds of the country. What we need
tl a concise snd explicit document
that will embody the bed-rock prin?
ciples of democracy and that will
same out fiat-footed on the side of
She people at large, against the
trusts corporation*!, combines and
the predatory claaaes that fatten by
oppreaslng the average man through
the operation of discriminatory leg
The conviction of John Black, the
dispensary grafters, wsa, In the cir
0?> stances, s surprise to us, for we
held the opinion that the political
bosh whacking methods adopted by
ghs lawyers who wer ? fueling him
fJOUld have more effect upon the
Jery than the svtden ??. o j i .tice and
the weight of law addu tod by the
prone at Ion. We underestlntotod the
tstelllgenc. firmness and hack'tom
0s* th? Jury and th f ? com
Sponded by alt low ling men.
Sf'i?s*? r county ty ex
osnmc vni ?ther unities, in which
gTuft U . , ?Ii A-ell to
tallow In the same path.
Ther? la probably riot an Intelli?
gent mm in South Carolin.i who
mu- im? the Kiiilt .1 th-* whole crew
of ; spensary gratters, yet it is an
?gSSOafl Imoossll l" hi ' ,?n\ - t
ggom in a ? ourt o taw [| ta not
gsgeaa ? aassshlp to our
OOurtt or to our t u ?I i*yst'-;,| that
Shi- . indlUon exwl When th* proof
e. tl snatttl Is **o ttoumlaiit and so
?ei icing as la this graft case, it
??*? - ?os th ?t i . ourt.
e'-ated for the administration of Jus
tJse. should let the . rimiu.it? go tree.
*gherc IS something wrong with the
eourts or with the manner and meth?
od ol ting them, else it WOO 14
?et be ho easy for <itminil, to es
? i ;>i nlshment and so difficult lor
the .a SSI to rocure a just verdict.
When ?he evidence u conclusive of
? ? ?
Many lawyers prathe their pro?
fess I ?n aa *f the ? be i end >i the la v
as, t| thS machinery of the < ourts is
Ss er.able law-breakers t? . ipe
paniNhment for their aStsdeedl ami
to anJtgjgftfd them in tho shloysneat ol
then ill-gott.-u gains It i, in.- SjSOhl
SSS I i epted thing for a |?wye.\
Who has been hired ?>? a thief, to go
Sat ? ? ort and p >rtray his < li -nt
a m "lei of \lrtue ami p.tr.tgon of in
Ssgr i who has In en gowoslg and
ss<i! . lously m digue I t-v evtl dtatso i
per ns and wantonly BaWWOCWtOd by
ss, dclnls of the county ?ml Strafe,
if" man \\le> ??? tOi,-. to the facts
thai ? n I It I st ktshsdl Iks guilt si th ?
ggtmlnal on trial i-, safe fi ?m coarse
an I ' rutil itl , ks by th? hired at
tore* v of lie CrlsShsal; gttj v.-r o i'.
la e -tton-d. his g|otlVSS Ifl im
gjgggtl d. I v gfgsgOJ Mi,in and in tog hi,
he * hold up tofoct lhe > own j ad
Jary as a perjurer .in I is i m uist? i
?f inhpilty seeking t? destroy
st?? t)tim of his hit" smi through
It all the judge nods ami blinks com
plseently I kt ag owl. osvet awes rais
tag m? \> v ?? in protest or esercl ilng
hfc aothovH] to protect tho ir Units'
aa 1 ' -r. ?? |ho I ? S | St | t ? irOOt Iiiiu
wttb some degre? of decency and
ee'i '- sv The l * \*. v ? i pi* ,nmes upm
mm position, knowing thai Do* Sli
?es? SJ IsttptSSB and aStPSa not resent
aar si tt. insulting rossnrhs ind
laatnimttoris directed at him. 'or
were a wlt^^?v^ to attempt to do so
the complaietit lodge would bt In
stani' v ali the oltns .s would h
aovor^'v roprlmgaded for mstsonduci
as court and woulu hi Im ky if he
?tare not fltod >r tSfst to I HI for cm.
tea*!-* It 'iniinii u to pass
ahno-it wit omment for a Inf
?er. safe undei the prote. lion of th.
oosrt. to address Pagtarks to ? wil
BOOS that m> money COUld hin- hitu
In utter foos to foes outside the court
loom. This halut that many law m is
hove ot btAOWheotfttg Ohd insulting
Witnesses is an outrage that the
judges should not permit snd ;> ?i's
grace to the legal profession.
AWAIT NEXT GINNERS' REPURT.
Il\s|s I'k.t Itl s lilt. topic' ?N
t o nov M Utk i T.
Itrport win ?k- kssned November St,
Canjlng Total or Bales Ginned to
Mosesnnef 11?Iselormhscd Holding
ot Cotton h> soutiuro Par user ?
Ihm Isnpsgnsg I actor in Preoenl
situation ? Opposing Contentions
or Lull ami Hear-.
N? \\ Orionns, Nov. is,?The one
topic in tiie cotton market this
s/ooh will be the next report on gin?
ning by the census bureau. This re?
port %v 111 be Issued November -1 and
w?\ onrry ginning figures to Novem?
ber l.".. Hears are expressing san?
guine expectation! In this connect
ion This Week, it is expected, their
olroolnn artll state that the cotton
?>elt has ?experienced almost Ideal
weather during the entire ginning
period under consideration, that
much COtton was In the golds ready
to gg picked and that much which
was picked early in the fall and stor?
ed In the seed awaiting a favorable
time for ginnmg has lately been sent
to the ginneries. The bulls are ex?
pected |0 advance the contention
that ginners* figures in November do
not mean much In relation to the to?
The OOOhtng Ol the week will be
influenced more than usual by the
attitude of the Liverpool market.
Liverpool has lately shown a decided
disposition to take charge of the bull
campaign and the entire trade Ifl
waiting to goo what developments
will come from that Source, The
Bngllah trade is being swayed by ac?
count! of prosperity from the Lan?
cashire mills, and as the business
being done by the mills does not seem
to be the result of a little spurt in
the d< inand. It is asserted that there
?eems to he an indication that bul?
lish Idsoi may grow in the English
The Southern farmers will bS
?t hed < dos. Is 11.1 aus disposition to
let go their cotton for their stubborn
holding bns come to be one of the
main fa ftof in the present situation.
?oast traders believe that a small
ad\; got will hring out mm h spot
cotton but the bulls generally think
that it w ill take a fifteen-! etlt quo?
tation for middling 00 the farm to
m<> , rosy ntnch of what is being
hold. Bocnnso of this holding of
spots, many spot traders are in a
peculiar poottlon. The) have sold
SpOtl to spinm 1- an I have lo dged
flour sabs by purchases ot futures
but n ew they tlnd they cannot rc
pthOi their holdings ot futures with
the Spot COttOfJ they need except by
paying more for spots than their fu?
tures will bring. Bull! believe that
sooner or Inter this will result in a
rise In futures. The situation is
growing In interest fast.
rum i <onymtt:i? of MVRDKlt.
< autrcll, ClninOS and Angel RoCOm?
mended to MOffVg?
fTnlhnlht, November IS,?The jury
in tin- Bmerson case earns on at?
agre. ni.-nt last night about 11:80, at
whh h time Judge Hary went to the
Court House to receive their verdict,
which was guilty of murder with rec
ommondtttlon*to mercy as to ail throe
defendants. LottlSS P, t'antrell,
Charles af, Qnlnoi and Chariot L
I Angel, Homing to tin- hour at w hh h
the verdict S/gj rendered, sentence
was not passed.
It Is gg lerstood that a mw trial
will be asked and that failing to sc
Cnrs a new trial, appeal will be msdfl
tO the Supreme Oonft,
There is ? general feeling that the
verdict Is just, with no small amount
Of surprise as to the recommend?
ation ft tm 1 v as to COO troll and
Qalnoa The outcome of tho trial is
regarded as ? master stroke. the
Mate bronklng through tho mystery
j of one ot tho moot adroitly conceal
led erlmei that have ever been com
; tnitted in the upper section of the
m: m ii
Mr R, i; King died in Columbia
on Baturda) at - o'clock after an
illness of :?\e weeka Mr. King is a
son in law of Mr. and Mrs. Louis i?
Jervey of tins city, ami had only
been married n short while.
Better it hi to hi envied that
We talk little if we do not talk
Without tact you can learn noth
BHhof success or failure eomoi tt?
those who strav from the hontOH
Practical Thoughts i
(Conducted by E. \v. Dunne, i*ic>
Some llnndoni Thought-.
The corn contest among the boyj
ol Sinnt? r county for r.?i?? is cloaed,
and while tome are disappointed,
?ome .*ie surprised and pome gratified
at the results-? the great good that
has been done far exceedii any disap?
pointment <>r even the value of all the
prises, It lias shown what our soil
ami climate mixed with hralm and
brawn oan do, Not the h ast Im?
portant lesson the young farmers
hove learned is that "triften make
perfection, but perfection is not tri?
fle." \ little more care In the sei? e
tlon oi the corn sent in to the con?
test for tiie best seed corn, b little
more care in the preparation of the
reports, some little matters of detail
made the difference ol being first
or occupying a lower place In the
With the lessons learned by the
public spirited men a ho promoted
ami carried through the contest,
rules for next year's contest can he
made that will correct some of the
Inequalities that developed this year.
And the hoys seeing what little er?
rors did for their standing In the Anal
result, will p ? more painstaking and
exact In every step of their work
from selecting the seed eorn to plant
to selecting the bushel for the con?
test snd preparing the report.
Just to keep tho record straight
the County Farmers' Union on Jan.
ith made the tirst move for the con?
test at the meeting with Concord
Union, by ohering three prises of
$2:,. IIB and SU?. The Herahl was
second with $60 for first prise on
largest yield an the Watchman and
Southron third, with *r,o for the best
bushel "i seed corn. As this prise
is perpetuated by the sale of the con?
testing eorn. we are sure it is the
one with the most far reaching re
suits. The hanks and business tuen
of Bomter followed up this had. and
no count}' In the State gave more to?
ward the hoys' com contest than
Bumter. Now for a Bumter exhibit
In Columbis that will i?c a credit to
COHN SHOW PKIO'il M Ll-T.
Ilooklct Issued lor tl., I olltlO? L*
position?Nearly g10,0041 in Prise*.
Columbia, Nov. 14.?The premium
Ihn of the South Atlantic states Corn
exposition, w hich Is to be held In Co?
lumbis from December to B, has
been Issued and several thousand
copies will be sent out to the farm?
ers of North Carolina. South Caro?
lina ami Georgia. Approximately
$10,000 will be given in prizes to the
farmers of the ihre? Btafc ? showing
the beat corn at the exposition. There
will also be mot,' than 10 handsome
trophy cups, valued at several thous?
and dollars, for tin best corn ex?
hibited. Tin premium list, a hand?
somely engraved booklet of 10 pages,
will be sent out to any one desiring
upon request of the department of
agriculture. AM requests BhOUld be
addressed to the department of agri?
culture In Columbia.
President Hudson of the exposition
Is receiving hundreds ol letters from
farmers saying that they intend to
send exhibits to the exposition. Many
request! for Information ai to the ex?
position are being received from
North Carolina and Georgia,
The eorn exposition is a climax to
com production In the South and i
in id for the purpose of encouraging
the production of corn. The exposi?
tion will be educative In Its nature.
An invitation is extended to every
farmer of the three Btates t ? atten i
the exposition and "ml an exhibit.
in connection with the exposition
several speakers of national promi?
nence will make addresses. Besides
there will be an aviation meet.
it is proposed to make the exposi?
tion to the South just what the Na?
tional Com show is to the Weat.
Tilde Were 50,000,000 bushels of
corn produced in South Carolina this
year and a record yield of l'?n bush?
els on one ate secured.
The following are the prlsee of?
fered for exhibits from the Seventh
1 Mstrh t:
Seventh Congressional District, Coun?
ty (lasses, open to any exhibitor
from each Count) of the Seventh
I tongi esslonal district:
Calhoun, tirst premium, $10.00;
second premium $5.00; third pre?
mium. $3.00; fourth premium. $2.00,
Lee, Ii ist premium. $10.00;
s.eomi premium $5.00; third pre?
mium, $:'..oo; fourth premium, $2.00,
Lexington, first premium, $10.00;
second premium $">.on; third pre?
mium, $3.00; fourth premium, $2.00,
Orsngeburg, tirst premium, $10.00;
? ond premium. $5.00; third pr -
mlum. *::.ou; fourth premium. $'-\<>o.
Rlchland, first premium, $10.00;
lor Practical Farmers
ddent Fnrmers' Union of Bumter
second premium 15.00; third pre?
mium, $3.00; fourth premium, $2.00.
Bumter, tlrsl premium, $10.00;
second premium $5.00; third pre?
mium, $3.00; fourth premium, $2.00,
Seventh Congressional district class?
es, open to exhibitors from Beventh
t Congressional district.
Best White Corn, Ten Bars.
Second?Steel beam walking plow,
value $10.00, by Chattanooga Plow
Co., Chattanooga, Tenn.
Best Yellow Corn?Ten Kars.
First?Fourteen hundred pounds <>f
fertiliser, value $22.50, by Palmetto
Fer til bier Co., Columbia, S. C.
Second?One thousand pounds of
Basic siag. value $9.oo. by Coe-Morti?
mer ('??.. Charleston, s. c.
Besi Single Kar. Any Variety.
One thousand pounds Basic Slag,
value $9.00. by Co, -Mortimer Co.,
Charleston. S. C.
Sweepstake Classes tor South Caro?
lina only. Bweeptakes for Ten
Open to the highest scoring ten-ear
exhibits <?f Prolific white corn,
single ear variety of white corn,
and y.dlow corn in Congressional
district county classes, Congression?
al district Classes and Boys' class?
r< st Single Kar Variety of White
Corn. Ten Ears.
Evening Record Cup, value $100.00,
by Evening Record, Columbia, S. C.
Two-horse wagon, value $65.00, by
Whit.- Hickory Wngon Co.. Atlanta,
Best Prolific White Corn. Ten Ears.
One Feed and Corn Mill, value
? 1 .*.*..tut. by W. C. Meadows Mill Co..
North Wtlkeaboro, N. C.
One thre< 1 ti ?1 I Feed Cutter n J
[ Cr untie r, value $100.00 by Heebener
\ Sons, I..'ndsdale, Pa.
Sweepstakes tor single Kar, open to
the winners of the single ear ex?
hibits in the Congressional dis?
trict tlasses and Boys' classes.
Best single Ear and Variety.
Cash $LT?.0o. By J. X. Harper.
< Memsen College, S. C.
Two-horse Disc Cultivator, value
$40.00, by John Deere Plow Co..
Sweepstakes for Fifty Ears of Corn,
First?<>n.' Jersey Bull Calf, value
$50.00, by Taylor Farm. Columbia. 8.
j Second?Cash $10.00.
Third?Two hundred pounds of
I Sulphate of Ammonia, value $T>.00.
j by American Coal Products Co., New
Sweepstakes t'<?r Best Individual Dis?
Second $lr?o.oo cash.
Third. $100.00 cash.
Special Ten-Ear Class.
Best Ten Ears, Any Variety.
American Agricultural Cup. value
$500.00, lo American Agriculturist.
Wlntling-Vp Commission to Hold
?Columbia. \o\. i j.?The dispen?
sary commission will meet here No?
vember IT. The announcement t<>
this effect was made here tonight.
Following tile result of tile t r a 1 at
? 'luster, there may ho Interesting de?
velopments. The Bichland Distillery
Company's alleged judgment, by the
state against tin* company, is the only
outstanding matter of any conse
The commission i.- getting ready
i to shape its report to the General As?
sembly. The Grabfelder settlement
of $ i;... win i,e reported t i the
! eomml. slon,
Hunters should he careful ibis
season w lu re they shoot birds as a
great deal ol land is posted ami U"C?S
ptiHsers will he prosecuted.
Bumter will have a llrsl elass mod?
eln hot.) within the next twelve
numbs, so it is said
The furniture ami fixtures for the
new postotlie,. come in slowly and no
date for moving can l>e fixed.
Biscuits, Hot Breads
More Tasty, Economical,
AEROPLANE NAVAL AUXILIARY. IM'sr \L REQUEST!
Ely At Fort Monore Files From \
Governor Refuses Clemency in At
tcmptcd Assault Case.
Fort Monore, Vs., Nov. 14.?Aerial
navagntlon proved today that it Is Columbia, Nov. U'.?Although the
a factor which must be dealt with j busband of the woman, for an at
deck of the cruiser j ?-ntence, signed the petition for the
release of the negro and wrote a
in the naval tactics of the world'.
future, if the successful flights mad,
by Bugene B. Ely in
pbine from th
Birmingham can be taken as a
criterion. Crom Hampton Roads,
the scene forty-live years ago of an- (
other epoch in the history Of naval
warfare, when an iron-clad proved
its superiority over the former type
of lighting vessels, the aviator today
flew across the lower end of Ches
peake Bay, landing on the opposite
Ride from this tort.
in weather conditions unfavorable;
tempted assault upon whom Joe
Bowman, colored. of Orangeburg
a Curtlss hi-j r"unt>1 is serving s twenty years'
personal letter to Governor Ansel, in
| I ehalf of the negro, bringing down
upon himself condemnation by the
presiding judge, the Governor, this
morning, w rote across the back of the
petition for pardon: "Pardon re
In January. 1905. Joe 1 low man
pleaded guilty to an attempted as?
sault and be was sentenced to twenty
:s [mi rlsonro ? t !i ttu Statte
.oped v.,?..,, o?v? immense
bird of prey until he touched the
water, then rose rapidly Into the
mist}' air Of the lower bay and was
off in the direction of the broad At
Five minutes after having taken
his sudden farewell of th? Blrmlng- j
ham he was a lost speck Oh the east- j
ern horlson and had landed safely on
Willoughby spit. The, impact w ith |
which the idg machine struck the
water after Its 37-foot drop from
the front of the cruiser caused one
of the prop,-Ter blades to be jagg' d
as though a coarse saw had gone
along its edge and a small piece was
spit from the blade. But not for an
instant was the speed of the aero?
plane lessened, and it darted away
with express train rapidity on its
Intermittent rain throughout the
day, several small hail showers and
continuous fog almost compelled the
aviator to postpone bis Might. Fait
he was determined to prove, as he
said after the Might, that be could
accomplish more than had been ex?
pected of him.
Furthermore, he did not wall for
the Birmingham to get h ? motion.
Which WOUld have added v b5s mo?
mentum and have been a Kreut help ;
marknble letter from the husband
if the woman, on the complaint of
whom Bowman w as arrested.
This letter stated that Cowman
hod got drunk at BranchvtllO and
had coma to his home, then going
to sleep under the steps. Shortly af
t? rwarda, two ladies ? ante toward the
house and Bowmsn approached
them. They became frightened and
gave the alarm. The negro was ar?
rested later by a posse.
The husband's letter non states
that be does not believe that the ne?
gro had any criminal intent in ap
i proachlng his wife and the other
lady, but that he could not account
for tin- plea of guilty. He believes
that the ladies Were just frightened
because the negro was drunk.
Judge George \V. Gage, who pre?
sided at the trial of the case, writes:
"It is out of the qtiestion to wisely
and well administer the law for men
"tly his own statement he misled
Co, Court and he may now i.-.islead
"I have nothing to recommend, be
cesuse I do not know what the truth
The solicitor, P. T Hilderbrand.
? makes no recommendation. Gover
I Havid Logan, of York County, kilt*
vessels , h|mpe|( with a shot gun Sunday
m arby to j rnoi,M_
nor Ans, ! refused the pardon, with
to him; but seising an opportune mo-|no Aminen! thereon.
menl between showers he was off | _ __
before those who were ,?n the ship
with him ami on the other
statiom-d at various point
follow and assist him in case of
need, were aware that he was readW
for his wonderful flight, the first of
its kind the world has ever seen.
Ely proved toa) that it is possible:
\<> tly safely from a ship, and after
having done this, asserted with em?
phasis that it would be an easy mat?
ter for an aeroplane to alight on a
vessel either whib the latter was
moving < r stationary. Naval experts,
who witnessed the flight, expressed
their belief that the navies of the
world In the future must take the
aeroplane into consideration when
mapping out plans of action.
phocurcd and defendec v' " ' ?
orawtiw "i (ihuto.tor pxpuri w?ren mm freeivport? I
Kl.'?' ahi.r. how U) OMftth ?Mit,tit.-,, tia.I'' iii*oi.\|
copyi ,rht . in all countries.
Busint i direct i--ith Wa$kimgton servi thmr%
m <'i> v ,/ iJ 'Jti ii the pit. nt.
Patent and Infringement Practice Exclusively.
Write <>r .Mine t? ? ii? .?t
023 Nlutn Stratt. opp United RU?m Patent OScr.
washington, d. c.
I hereby announce asysoff as a
candidate for the office of County
Auditor, Subject to the rules of the
Democratic party. As l have had
three years of i sperb nee in this of?
fice Under the direction of my late
lather, i feel that l am fully com?
petent to discharge the duties of said
B. Kl'GI'NK WILDER.
Having mode a set of books for
three successive years, made the set?
tlements with the Comptroller Gen?
eral, ami performed other duties of
the Auditor's office, as Assistant Au?
ditor, ami being acquainted with
much oi the property and many of
the it Isens of the county. 1 an?
nounce myself S candidate for the
office of Auditor of Basaler County
In the ensuing Democratic primary.
T s. STUCK BT,