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MMUHACK to BENCH,
Thirteen Article* of Impcachim-nl
Presented by Committee lat?tl*
gating Charge* of MlscnsntUCt
\galu-i Member or t'.iltcd Slates
('onmirnr tour!?Resolution Or?
dering Trial llcforc Uooac Toda>.
Washington. July I,? .\ sharp differ*
?nee abmi: political lines |MU devel?
oped In the Senate ovtf the proponed
Impeachment Of Judge Robert W<
Archhahl. of the Commerce Court.
Many Senator??, Including Influential
Heput l ? ins. faVOf deferring the trial
until after tin- November election-,
contending, that ample time should !???
Kiw?n t.. seaport, tor th.- neuring of
fhe impeachment ?hirges ami that
many Senators are needed at home la
i >ok after their political fences
other Senators, among whom are
Senator* Simmons. Bulls] ami Reed,
?II Hem-rats, urge ti. it impeach:Mill
proceedings ire of si,eh high pviv ?
liege that tbe\ should be I iketl Up as
eoon ih the Hons,' shall pref. r the
charges. Irrespective or the paraoti >l
comfort m.I convenience of Bena.ors,
The thirteen articles of ImpvaCV
ment. .oh t ion. w et- pr. -
?en ted to the IIcit t..da> with Ihe
?gejmemoeeneal thai Ihali co neiden -
tion tomorrow would he demanded.
Spe i k. i < 'I irk . 11 pha.a/. d t: >? sol?
emnity of the proceeding by securing
the undivided attention of the HoUSC
while the arttclet arere being read by
Hepreeentat h i Clayton, of Alabama
gamin m od ?he judleturi committee,
whu h anunlmouslj reported them,
Mr. Clavton dwell 01 the gravity of
The commute- > report and inwsti
gatlon .ailing for the impeaehmenl
?*rrc .a.I,.i-d printed and di-lrd.ut. 1
to members without the voicing i
a single objection,
si \no \m> M UM hin?; on.
Several \|lh* or Track Laid on I In-1
Side of UMiopUlh?Will Itcacb I
Manmllle bj Saturday.
I * ? -?! V
The South Carolina Wesu-rn Rail"
Way is now rapidly advancing its
track from Blahopvllle towardi Bum*
ter. A ctttaen of Blahopvllle who wa?
in this city Saturday stated that al?
read\ the i uis had hern laid t?? a
point iboul three miles on tins aide
Of BlshopvlllC and that in all pfobu?
btlity the l?j mir of the i Iis would
advae ? i s f. i h ,\|.l niivil.e h\ Sat
urday of thi* week.
He i. ported that there is a l uge
forv* of bands at work on the line and
that th.< m. ri -n charge of ?he P-v? ling
and gtading of the track h id 8 hard
time gee ping ahead ol lit sa who e/er<
laying the roll?, lie stated that they
were lay Bjg ttu track if th. tat. ol
about h ilf i mile a da> At this
rnte, unlesn some unforeseen com?
plications or iemyi arise, the track
ought !?. reneh flumtef sometime
.about 'he n ktdle . i August
?Causeways ha\? heeii built at
at' the streams which the Irani will
vro/'j? between Dlsliopvllle and mim?
ter mil lo re ??? pr.o tically nothing
now la 0.p| la In] Ihe V \\ ??
nftei the onoi grading 11 completed.
It was reported Ihnl several hundred
flaut of th. . waewa) at Mechanics*
>ll|e was washed away b] Hi* t.'<n'
mmv) rims. ?.r doudhurat, nbove
there, hat Iiis i.pi.rt could not be
Th.-r - \* mm ti interest ' ? ag mani?
fested In the coming uf the flouth
Carolin * Western ihoard) uid
the !?? ? pis general ini ughotii the
count \ no aiiMou- t t it to get here
In time to compete e .th lln Ihi i rull
roi l in the shipments ol cot
ton thi bill, wiathet it alii U here
In tiii " mi in ?I it i- - . ,?- -iol?
io ^ . \
Another feottlfV 'f spe< ilatlog < ??l -
neet.d with tin rood i Its destina?
tion ?nd route from hen II htti
i?een pfucttcnll) >*oncsdod bj every*
|HMl> th.it Ib. .I i- i.oand fOJ ?'hai
iBJBjasji nid that it Will t.ik. U .our .
nearly ?Po- ?oiith fn.in lore u.-iim h>
wa> of I ? i c i on at which place It
mitt rroas Ihe smt.. ovei the big
iron bridge bnlH th. i. sevarnl yean
MINI i>l^ \^l I is IN 1 st.I \M?
? 'rol?ahl> I iuIiIn W'-iKih. ii Iv.lu?
in >on'? <t i \i>i<> lore*
Ponhfhrounls. Rngfct ml i iij a,
nodb - of \ h i in v ,.| ., . 11?
??*pb> lone, hi Ihl Codelij - -.li, i . tin
ssggfgdmtv hnvi li?*en br??ught to lh<
sngsfnew, it Is r? 11? d lhal iiirth?
sagtjeli oi ihe mm. will Inereusi th.
SjggjfJi roll ?.. mi. ? ?| th. Rtlll d 3<
w?.re inine \\..i 1.? 11 th. otheri Wor<
men who wen! Int? Hm pit*
tgnan eutoml?ed, Among thojie ner<
the Qovnrnment Inspectors, Includ
irnc Willi im lb gl v I'lchel lag, ? he
mnpei'tof ?.t iiiies. Yorkshire an
pJofta Midi md di n l< I, a ho a
ha\. explained hi King Oeorg< it si
iji.I, gfnrs Ihls ifternoon Ihe worl
gSJM ..f Hioib. r Vorksliln relllerj
LEAKED OUT TOO SOON.
PETITION VI. W AGAINST TAFT
ONLY "FLASH IX TAX."
gctorgac of riogfcisdtf Republican*
to Persuade PreaMoni In Quit Race
for Re-election Apparently Falls
rinoiigii. Due to Premature Public?
Washlngb n, July i?.?Tha scheme
ol Republican progressive! Ir the
House o! Representatives, to launch
? fresh campaign against President
Tati by means of a pttltlon asking
him to withdraw 11 the Republl in
nominee proved lo be s "Hash in the
pa a" toOaj.
When pinned down to It the mein?
bers who h.ui participated In the con
t. rence a hi< h de?e eh pet) the Idea
baatlly Joined the "don't mention my
name club." Those who started the
movement abandoned their efforts to
?how Iht participation of the regu
lar Re] ubllcam In it. and it was clear*
|y apparent that there was little
support forthce mini from that dl
< inly one of the participants In
the Informal conferences, Representa?
tive Kolin Rees, of Kansas, publicly
admitted his share in I hi proceed?
ings. He admltte ?1 that he had a
petition aimed at Mi. Taft and ht
made it public, coupled with thr fol?
lowing statement i
"My scheme was to appeal to
President Taft's patriotism and well
known love foi part] solidarity, To
be succtasful, my petition would nec
toaarll] have t<> be presented ??? him
by those who were his political ad
herents it thr time he sought the
nomination, i had no" thought that
m\ own views or those of other pro?
gressive Members would make much
Impfesalon on him. but it seemed t<>
m< that i' tli...-. who really haw his
w. itare at heart would urge the views
upon him that i tried to set out in the
petition, h? would take the step Sug?
gest, d of h vise soinf edher plan that
would relieve tin party from its pres
?.id embarraasm< at, 1 did not Intend
that the press ihould gel hold ol this
scheme until l had a fair opportunity
to try it out. hut linCS U has Lee..me
known i prefer that a correct version
be given. ? had not procei ded far
enough to solicit any Is natu res, hut
had submitted the plan to several
colleagues tor their suggestions." i
The heading of Mr. Rees' petition
recited tin charges of fraudulent
nomination agslinsl President Taft
freely made I ) Iht supporters of Col,
it proceeded on u new i;n k. how?
ever, by asserting that whether tie
? h .t g? s w ei? false or i i a,- they, never
thelesa would have an effect in
the election, and in tin minus of pro?
gressive Republicans, thai would re?
sult in the defeat ol the Republican
ticket, The petition ol Mr. Hees has
not iie n adopted by Ihe Insurgents,
While some of them wore of the
opinion today lhat premature pub?
licity hud killed tin scheme, others
thought differently und all concluded
that |i would i' ' est to hold another
conference when more Insurgent lead
? is are in Washington?
Ni'i one e|' th, part;* - to the con
fe i? n< e h d . ny d.ie t v\ oi <i from
Senator i l;on, Mr, Rtnisevelt's cam*
puign manager, a.- to ins attitude, in
the abseniM of word from him the In?
surgent? were divided upon the best
lue.hod '.<? pursue, "tome believed In
a eotu'llkator) i i tltlon 'id others fa?
vor* d bludgeon. A1: tleeided to
v. .. i d< v ? !opn . n;s.
\N 11 m >\ M I I > M \\ \ .
Got llb-horsM Kay* riu n ? Xo Need
?> loud Part* ? l?enioi?.,t- tluglit
i ..? i: an* si I? Ii . Jul) s.? I lot i 'base
a, U ??"!!. i Michigan In statement
? d late lud ly expr?11 t he hope
thai "all- -?.I lie publica tu w 111 re
l ? io ii i. ilu male ontents" in the
formation "i r,part) and says
? i i ? w in. art not satisfied a Ith 3d r
Tafl presidential candidate can get
what the) desire by voting for Wood?
r??w Wilson, Tin geivernor's state
lie id follotA. *
I am ?et Inconsistent in the posi?
tion thai I have taken thai Repuhll
liIW n* > d not hi,II I heir party I ml
w tiultl ii"i Iwi ? ousidi ? ?' as holt Ini If
I the) voted fo| V? ?? i|t e?w Wilmoti Many
[of the mo t prominent and Influential
I I'CIIIOcrol Hi I ht COlltll ' did l ot \ ide
ft . i stipi*ori Mr. Ilryun.
'They i? mailed iM'ti.oerat- never
the le... miii nre . ; upportlng W.i
low Wilson le w. Id.. t.ot t hink a
In w pall' . !? ? I? d Upon 'he passion.
of any nno 11. i of men ?an !i \ i. Whei
tnose who are rlghteousl) angry he
cause ot" toe in*tIon al t'hlcugo come
io ihell se it the) will discover Ihni
the) ie nngr) ftl certain men in th*
Republican purl) und in?' 11" plendlel
j p H ' \ itself,
' IV r-onally, I am still oi the ..pin
Ion tli.it thofte wie- lit ind ssitlslieel
w H h Mr ?iit < aii get "i-t i xae 11)
what the1 de i. i ? i \ fit foi \\.I
IHE COLUMBIA MEETING.
SOUTH CAROLINA CHAMBER or
New Organisation Io Promote Agri?
cultural, Industrial iintl Commcr
clal Int. rest*, of Palmetto State ?
Relegation* from Many Cities and
Town* at Initial Mating in Colttm
bla?Committee Named t?i Prepare
II) - Law -.
Columbia. Jv'.y :.?Nearly 200 bus
neat men of t-outh Carolina gathered
here this afternoon and formed the
s?.uth Carolina Chamber of Com
mrece. The purpose of the organ
laatlon Is le promote the agricultural,
ndustrlal ind commercial interests <u
Practically every commercial or*
ganlsatlpn In the State was repre?
sented at tin- meeting, A board ol
directors was elected by the various
delegations present. Bach community
was allowed one member, The board
n turn elected the following officers:
a. \v. McKeand, Charleston, presi?
dent; A. B, Oreer, Belton, first vice
president; W, ti. Barringer, im??r
tnce, second vice-president; P. B.
Terry, Columbia, third vice-presi?
dent; J"hn Wood, Spartanburg, treas?
urer, and R. ti. Bruerchweiler, Char?
leston, temporary secretary.
The question of financing the or?
ganisation was postponed, A com?
mittee of three was named to pre
pare Ihe by-laws for the organization.
This committee will make a report
at a nif.ting ot the hoard of direc?
tors, to be railed later by the presi?
There was a get-together spirit
manifest in all of the discussions.
Every tfelegatt s present seemed to
have the welfare of South Carolina
at heart, The general opinion ex?
pressed was that the organization j
should he free of polities. i
Th? n eeting was brought t<> a ( lose |
tonight with the "Dollar Pinner," at
Craven Hall, when several Interesting
addresses wa t e delivered.
The meeting was < ailed to order In
the Columbh Theatre this afternoon
by A. McP. Hnmby, secretary of the
Columbia Chamber of Commerce, He
presided ?I the meeting In place ol
Lewis yv. Parker, temporary presi?
dent, who was unable to be present
because of a previous engagement.
a. v. Snell, secretary of the Sumter
Chamber of Commerce, was named a*
in announcing the purpose ?f the
orgi nisath n, Secretary Hamby said
that it was to be a "get-together
dynamic organisation for the upbuild?
ing of South Carolina." There was
n prog esslve ring to his address. He
pi. im? d a bright future for s. uth
Carolina and told of the work neces?
sary to bringing oboul 'he state or?
The directors ot tin- Statt Chamber
of Commerce arc: Anderson. W. L.
Bi last y; ?lshopvllb . M. B. Mc( 'utch
eon; Belton, B. A, Oreer; Brnnehville,
Stead man Weathersbee; Columbia, P.
S, Terry; Chester, .1. 11. Qlenn; Edge
held. II. a. Strom; Ploi? ncc, W. It.
Barr Inger; Greenville, a. s. Johnson:
Greenwood, W. s. Thorne; George?
town n. \V. 1'. Morgon; Harts* llle, A. L.
ail.at. Kershaw, K. I'. Blakelcy;
Otangebiirg, a. M. Marehant; Sumter,
1:. B. Belser; Spartanburg, John
Wood; Cnlon, .1. It, Punt; Wllllam
s on. .1 L. I h ow n.
Charleston senl i' delegation of ten
to the organisation meeting ol th.
State Chamber of Commerce. Sumter
sent a delegation ol over seventy-live,
With a brass hand. Th. secretaries
ol the various Chambers of Commerce
n it lonlghi when a number of mat'
t.>rs 1 1 Importance were dls< ussed
Sumter'* Purl in the .Meeting.
It was II I \e bUCh of Stlinter hoi.st?
ets thai a'l'iid.-d th* state Chamber
oi Commerce meeting at Columbia
Tin Southern special carried ? xnct
1\ eighty Sumter boosters t<> Colum?
bia and three others joined Ihe part)
al Columbia, Prom tin- time tin par?
ty landed ,,t Columbia everything was
Sumter. a spe. |uI car was in waiting
at the union station to tukc ihe party
up town. a photogruph of the Sum?
ter crowd was taken a I l he station
and 1 - reproduced in the State Wed
tie <ia\ 1 in* Ol th< pl'Om la id f?? 1
1 ires oi this photograph 1- the sign
oi Ihe I tow land llugg) Pact or) which
.r. .1 a La ..1 ft ud\ ertb inu from
ilndr idgii and which was earried In
til*1 pa 1111)? down 1h. Main Klt'ee) id
The ? iii in d< i? gal i"ii led b) ' he
Slimier Band paraded down Main
Mtreel Ii om the i in pi tail Hotel to t he
opera I lou ? ? when 1 h< eonvention
proper wan held. The Sumter boost*
er* made a tin. iippearanci with Ilndr
p. > In 1 hat Land- ..1 tvh It ribbon*
with the w "i d "Sumti r" printed
thereon 111 Pin. and 111. piet u n of
two gtitueencka on each ? 1 ? I. |*ro
i? 01 Schumacher had prepared Kpe
elaI musl* foi 11: i parade Ml'd Ihe
? 'ol u ii 11 da ii - i*al up aid Idol, not lee
that KomcthltiM w - ?'? ?it ? In the
-'. . py riipitol,
1 nil I In it rival of I he Sumter d< 1
HILLES 10 LEAO.
is < ii Mit MW OF COMMITTEE
WITH J. H. REYNOLDS SECRE?
I'm mal Launching of Taft < ampaiun
Will la* Dono in New York,
Washington, July ?Th*- campaign]
for the re-election of President Taft I
will la- formally launched tomorrow I
in New York. James B. Reynolds of I
Massachusetts, who today was named]
as secretary of the Republican na?
tional committee \ ill do tin- launch?
ing ami ?'. I?. Hill, s. President Taft's
secretary, who was selected for chair
n an of the national committee, will
join him in New York Monday to
help sail the political ship.
The subcommittee of the national
committee announced the selection of
Mr. Hilles and Mr. Reynolds today
after a half hour session with Presi?
dent Taft at the White House and
a few minutes in conference in a
downtown hotel. Both men were
?hosen unanimously, The members
of the subcommittee expressed belief
that licpubttcnns would Und Hill.-.- an
admirable captain. President Taft
was plainly pleased with the . nmmit
tee's choice ami members of his * ibl
nel spoke of Mr. Hilles in high terms
min i iks FORFEIT K?ME,
( aptain of Athletics Walk- off Field
at End of Third Inning,
in a game, which started oul t<?
be last und Interesting, hut which
turned in favor of the Priates th.- sec
ond Inning, Tuesday aft. rnoon on the
local park the Athletics forfeited to
th.- Pirates it the end of Ihe third In?
ning when their captain walked off
the- la id, rather than play longer.
It is . a.- th.- Athletic team to say
that tin y were playing under a dlsad
vantage for three of their men did not
turn- tip and they were substituting
picked-up players in place of the
Tin- rlrsi Inning resulted in a one
one score, but aft. r then the Pirates
ran ahead and when the game came
to a close, the score was live to one.
Haynsworth and Barrett worked
f.-r tin Athletics and Lev! and Phil
lips for the Pirates.
Sumter boosters cannot he downed.
.Vost of those who went over t-> Co?
lumbia last night were up and at
woik this morning without any visible
signs about them of their late hours
an dstrenuous boosting.
? Kation ihe convention was called t?'
order. In t!i<- bsence of Mr. Lewis
w. Parker of Greenville, who had
been elected temporary president.
Secretary .-n.il was elected chairman.
Secretary llamby of the Columbia
Chamber of Commerce stated the ob?
ject of th.- meeting. After the speech
of the temporary secretary the con?
vention s.-tthd down t" hard work
a permanent constitution was
adopted and a hoard of directors
consisting of one member from each
delegation, selected by th.- delega
Hons, were elected. Mr. R? B. Heise
w as electt d as a director by the Sum
ler delegatb n. The meeting then
t .ok a recess until the banquet in in
Immediatel) following the after
noon session tin- newly elected boar?
of directors met and elected Secretar
a. w. M< Keand of Charleston
president t<- serve until the regulo
eonv< ntlon to be held, in October.
\o permanent secretary was selected
at this time. It was thought best by
th.- directors to postpone action upon
this matt, i until a later meeting. The
future success of the state Chamber
now rests in the hands ol this body
who have tail powers to proceed.
They will nlso sele< t the next plan
The hano' t in the evening was ;
big success. Mr. llamby acted a
toastmast? i and i ill. d upon otu
representative from each delegation
I u\ s. i'. Maker responded for Sumter
At ih< close of the banquet Preslden
E. w. I iabbs oi the state Farmers
I'nion wus called upon, lb- made u
excellent talk upon the sub.ieet of ...
operation between country and town
AI! in all. it was a great meetim
ami Is sin-.- t?> result in co-operatlo
and unit) of action between Ihe or
ganixed bodies ol the state..
Sumter was there lust. last, and a
the lime. The delegat i<>n that mad
the next best Impression was Ander
son. It had but sev.-u delegates, hi
thej were surel> some delegates. ?'u
of their number weighed over 15
pounds and another over i'"1 pound
Tin?) all wore huge straw hats an
w ere constantly on the Job,
liveliest little town was Kershau wll
' twelx ? .1. l. i: ib s. These men w ere I
constant attendance upon the eonvet
t ion a nd l how .-.I bj th. i int. ? 1 I
t he discussion j that I hi \ were t hoi
fot biisim ss i Sreetiw nod < imc w it
2.1 ?h l. gat< h a nd I 'lop laa with I ?
The Smut, r -|" 1 lal I? rt I'? lumh
at 1 ' midnight and in rl \ > ?1 In sum'.
??t :'.::i? a, m with a thornughh tin
out crowd ot (iatnetai ks.
On West Liberty Steet.
The other day two little lads were "butting heads" over a
Chinese putsle. They finally solved it ?'. tin lr satisfaction, when
along came boy So. .'? with tl i.- po>er; "If a boy of seven saves
seven vents a week for -even yei rs. how much money would he
have at the end of this time. As none of them knew h w to igure
Interest, the only solution was i>y opening a sai ings ac< ount at tn*
Peoples' Bank. Bo the Peoples' Bank has three neu savings
The Peoples' Bank.
A Substantial Bank account, with a Sub?
stantial Bank, is a valuable asset from
every business viewpoint. Start one
with us today, either Savings at 4 per
cent., Certificate at 5 per cent., or Gener
I al, and you will be pleased with the result.
THE FARMERS' BANK & TRUST CO.
Is Saving Worth While ?
( li I Listen to others.
"If .vou want to know whether you are destined to he u success
or a failure in life, you an easily lind out. The test is simple and
it is Infallible. Art- you able t" save money? if not. drop out.
You will lose You may think not. but you will lost- as sure as
as you live. The seed ;>f success is not in you."?James J. Hill.
('.',) It' you have the seed a savings account with us will help
it to germ 1 nute and grow?Deposits made until JULY Huh par?
ticipate in mxt quarter's inter eat.
The Bank of Sumter
The Fir^t National
After paying the regular semi-annual dividend of
four per cent, increased its Surpius to $100,00^.00, thus
making its working Capital $200,000.00. In addition
to this, it has a comfortable Undivided Profits account.
With a Surplus equal to its Capital Stock, and an
Undivided Profits account to provide for any possible
loss, there is no institution in this section of the State
in which your money is safer, and none in a better fi?
nancial condition to take care of the requirements of
WE WILL WELCOME YOUR ACCOUNT.
LIME, CEMENT, iW-J^^Hm
Cr-on Kir* Piour. Ship Stuff. Bran
Ildy, vJidlll, jutxed Con and Chicken Feed.
Horses. Mules. R^IlT" W*'T am:
So Order fOCi Large Or Too Small
Booth-Harby Live Stoc'
SUMTEK. SOUTH CAROLINA.
High Clus* h'leciricall> l iahted Irain Between
CHARLESTON AND CINCINNATI
PRKMIF.lt CARRIER <>* THE SOUTH.
In connecting with ? N 1 l*? Pelway ronttl*ttng ot Com?
bined Baggage and Smoking ' at. rtr?t ? Its* lYach. Pullman Drawing
Kootn Sleeping rar. Pullman Observation Sleeping Cm and Dining *';u
Solid Imiwcii: Charleston an<: Cincinnati on tin following con\*n-l|
lent ycheduUm* :
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