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Cotaa&ia, Jan 16?rThe ap
proaching seeekm of the general
aasetnMy will be devoted to a num
bed af finite on various legislative
nttttem, Hie biggest effort proba
bly being the attempt to enact sev
eral proposed new revenue bills to
reduce tka present taxes on visible
Am dfert for tax reform has al
heea started. Among the new
revenue frills that are considered al
Most crtain of passage is the gaso
line tax measure. It was passed by.
the house at the last session, bait
continued until 1922 in the senate.
Am origriJfcoce and income tax are
also 'being proposed and may pass
bst lite income tax is expected to I
encounter a stiff fight in the senate,
where it vas held up in committee
rqlma M the last session.
(I it understood that the new
mtelUtt will ibe given an impetus
by the governor, who is expected to.
eall a conference of leaders early in
January and go over the measures
The chief magisrate, it is indicated,1
will call the joint legislative com
mittee oa investigation, the two
fin? ce committees of the general
aasemfcly and possibly other com
mittees together prior to the con
vening sf he legislature for a gen
erai discussion on me new icit
Senator George K. Laney of
Chesterfield, chairman of the sen
x ate judiciary committee, while
here tibia week for the meeting of
tfe) 4bm2 commission discussed the
approaching session with friends.
Senator Laney believes a ?ard ses
.-sion is ahead of the legislature,
y/ but believes something worth while
will be accomplished. Unless some
tMpg tt relieve the present tax
tWta is done the people will be
come very much agitated, Senator
Laney fcaid. He looks for tax re
Another matter that will, H is
tresuMed, come in for considerable
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joint committee appointed at the
laafe session to investigate all the
departments, boards, commissions,
etc. This committee has its report
- nearly completed and has already
? indicated that it will show the way
to cut the appropriation (bill by
good sized figures and to save the
state some real good money. The
report will cause considerable
tkoa|?t it is believed.
Besides tax reform the approach
ing session will also have a hun
drfcd and one other things to con
sider. A regular calendar full of
bills was "continued" in the senate
at the lag) session and these bills
/ ^ *
will all probably come up again.
' Several cotton mills were up at the
The \romen are also determined
to a number of new law^ and
they wil have a quota of bills all
set for introduction. The attorney
general is recommending several
r * changes in thfe banking laws. He
hopes to strengthen the state banks
| and protect the public. The state
bank examiner is in favor of more
rjgid tanking laws also, and will
v.concur vjn practically all of the
recommendations of the attorney
general, with the possible exception
of one or two, it is believed.
In addition to the legislative ends
of die assembly several vacancies
of importance exist and are to be i
filled fey this body. Chief" among j
the qflfees to be filled is that of
associate justice on the supreme
bench to succeed the late George
W. Gage of Chester. When the leg
islature adjourned the past March
the election of a successor to Jus
tice Gage as deadlocked with the
follorcring' men leading in the vot
ing: Senator J. Hardin Marion of
Cliester, Gen. Milledge L. Bonham
of Anderson, and Jesse P. Carter
of Bamberg bar. Judge S. W.
G. Shippc?f the circuit 'bench was
fourth. All four of these men will
Again be in the race and it is pos
sible that others may attempt to
break tl^ deadlock. Governor
Cooper has been mentioned in this
Seven circuit judges are to be
chosen, the terms of the following
expiring: I. W. Bowman, First cir
cuit; Hayne F. Rice, Second cir
cuit; John S. Wilson, Third circuit
Edward Mclver, Fourth circuit; Er
nest Moore, Sixth circuit; Frank
B. Gary, Eighth circuit; Thomas J.
Mauldin, Thirteenth. So fer oalf
IN SMALL VOLUME
Washington, Jan 15?Tha in
numerable tides of migration of
the negro from the South to the
North, West and East, has cost the
South in population only 733,571.
This figure is regarded iby the
census 'bureau as Insignificant in
comparison with the number of ne
groes Southern iborn, 9,600,943.
The negro has little less desire
to migrate South than North, the
figures show. The number of ne
% s- J
groes Dom m uk oimui ?uu anug
in the North and West constitute
a percntage of 8.1. The number of
negroes 'born in the North and
West and living in the South con
stitutes a percentage of 6.4.
Movement of negroes from the
West and North and'upper South
has been more pronounced than ne
groes living in the Far South. Dur
ing the last decade, however, negro
movement from the Far South has
increased. South Carolina negroes
in Pennsylvania, for example, in
creased from 2,113 to 11624. Geor
gia negroes in Pennsylvania from
1,578 to 16,196; Florida negroes in
Pennsylvania from 393 to 5,370;
Alabama negroes in Ohio, from
781 to 17,588; Mississippi negroes
in Illinois, ^from 4,612 to 19,485;
-Louisana negroes in Illinois, from
1,609 to 8,078; Texas negaroes in
Missouri, from 1,907 to 4,344.
Georgetown university, the oldest
and lareest Jesuit college in the
country was built in 1789. Aj
one judge has any opposition. Mar
via M. Mann, clerk of the senate, '
has announced that he will oppose 18
Judge Bowman in the First circuit.
Trustees are to be elected as J?
follows: Two for the Citadel to suc
ceed James H. Hammond of Colum
bia and John P. Thomas of Char
leston; three for Clemson college . u
to succeed J. J/ Evans of Bennetts-. ica
ville, I. M. Mauldin of Columbia
and B. H. Bawl of Lexington; two
on the state negro college board to
succeed G. B. White of Chester
and C. P. Brooks of Laurens; * one
for the John de la Howe,, Industrial
school to succeed J. M. Nickles of
Abbeville; two for the University
of South Carolina to succeed the
tete C. ?. Spencer of York and L.
P. Hollis of Greenville; two for
Winthrop colleged to succeed D.
W. McLauri^ of Columbia and J.
E. McDonald of Wlnndboro.
. Two directors of the penitentiary
are to be chosen to succeed A. H.
Hawkins of Prosperity and.- W. H.
Canfield of Anderson. A state li
brarian is also to be chosen. Mrs.
Viriginia C. Moody is thd present
An insurance commisioner is bo
(be elected. John J. McMahan, the
present commissioner, is filling out
nf W A _ Mc
Ul^ VVI Wim v* *?
Swain ^vho resigned this year.
A warehouse commissioner for a
term of four years is to be elected
At present the term Is two years,
'but this was changed to four at the
last session. However, the four year
term does not affect the present
commisioner, J. Clifton Rivers,
whose term expires next year. Mr.
Rvers will likely foe reelected, it is
The terms of a number of mem
bers of boards who are appointed
by the governor also expire. Prob
acy the chief among these is the
chairman of the tax commission, A.
W. Jones, whose term expires in
[February. The chairman and the
other two members are appointed
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'DJ U1C gUVCiUVi ?im nivu w>G a.
vice of "the senate for a term of
Three deaths have occurred in
the membership of the general As
sembly snce the last session these
being Senator 'Frank E. Alexander
of Pickens, Senator John H. Clifton
of Sumter and Representative
^ -r IF
vieorge o. mower ui i^cwucu;,
P. McCravey has been chosen to
succeed Mr. Alexander and Eu
gene S. Blease has been elected to
succeed Mr. Mower. An election to
fill the vacancy caused >by the death
of Senator Clifton was held in
Sumter yesterday, D. D. Moise, for
merly of he house, being elected,
and early returns indicate the
election of J. B. Britton to succeed
Mr. Moise in the house.
PPEAL, FOR NEAR
EAST RELIEF FUND
Headed by Gov. R. A.-Cooper of
mth Carolina, sixteen states exe- <
tiveB who attended the recent Gov- 1
Tior's Conference at Charleston 1
ive written Christmas time ap- <
sals to the people of their States 1
behalf of the work of the Near !
ast Relief,/ according to advices
ceived at Columbia from New j
irk and announced by Congress- <
an A. F. Lever, Honorary State J
According to jear. jjever, mis is -
e second time the Governors of 1
e country have recognized the 1
rvice9 of the Near East Relief
succoring the victims of Turkish '
charity and hatred for Chistiani- 1
. At the Conference in Harris- '
irg, Pa., last year they passed a '
solution of endorsement, but this i
ar have gone further and made 1
dividual appeals. 5
In addition to Governor Cooper
e following State Executives '
,ve signed appeals for the Nearj
ist Belief this year: Rofot. D.
try of Wyoming, Wm. C. Sproul
Pennsylvania, Thos. E. Kilby of
?bama, Edward I. Edwards of 1
jw Jersey, p. W. Davis of Idaho, 1
. D. Denney of Delaware, Ephri- 1
i iP. Morgan of West Virginia, 1
if t\:?t (
in* JLflAUn Vi JKVUMkHO) XlClUJf 9?
len of Kansas, Chas. B. Ma/bry of ^
;ah, Thos. B. Campbell of ^ri- 1
na, J. B. A.'Robertson of Okla- '
ma, Nathan L. Miller of New '
>rk, Everett J. La\e of Connecti
? . - i
t and James Hartness^ of Ver- '
ant. ' 1
The Near East Relief has .under- ^
ken to raise $100,000/ in South
Molina before June 30 next, to *
rry on Its child-savin# work iij '
imenia, Georgia and other fam- '
f, i \
e and Turk-Bidden States in
anscaucasia, Syria, Palestine and !
esopotamia. The Palmetto States 1
taking care of 1,667 children i
lose parepts tore murdered by the 1
irks for refusing to renounce
irist and become Mohammedans. 1
Of the 1157 motor ships in service \
ring 1920, ^nly 27 flew the Amer- 1
n flag. i
IN VIOLENT ACTIG
Buenos Aires, Jan ' 16?JErupti<
of a volcano in the Andes Monntai
believed to be Mount Rinehua
Chile is reported in dispatches i
reived'here. The township of Oson
Union and San Pablo, Chile were co
3iderably damaged by falling rocks
Inhabitants of the town of Bar
ache Argentina and surroundii
:ountry region awoke yesterdi
morning to find the sky overcast ai
the ground covered with volcan
acliAc "f**aormonta <vf rA^lf "fAlliTICF f
termittenly. Great clouds of ash
sbscured the sun the entire day.
Incalculable damage is said
lave been done to the grazing lam
>f Lake Nahucl-Huapi, hot ashes Co
sring the ground to a depth of nea
y six inches. The livestock there a:
n danger of starvation unles6 th<
:an be transported from the affect*
The report added further eruptioi
AGED MAN TRAVELS
Paris, Jam 10? A modern Meth
jelah, reputed to be the. oldest mi
>n .earth, has started out to see tl
arorld before he gets "too old '
travel." Zora Mehmed, 146 years ol
>f Constantinople has arrived
Paris. Zora, who^has been workii
arettv consistently for 140 vears.
n excellent health and boasts of b
ng able to carry a 200 pound weigk
Zora produces identification pa
;rs and he refers to his closest coi
petition for longevity honors, a Sioi
[ndian in the United States,'aged 1<
pear?, as "a mere boy." Zora has
>on 95 years old and he has so mai
iescendants that he long ago lo
The aged Turk is a skeptic on t]
mbject of matrimony. Having tri<
;he experience four times, he says, 1
speaks with a certain amount of a
"Women," said Zora, shaking h
lead bitterly, "women, they ms
>eem as sweet as the rosy dawn, bi
eerily they are more often lil
horns, hidden only by a rosy ext
le world's bes
>ok smarter ;
NEW FINANCING PLANNEI
BY SOUTHERN RAI1
Washington, Jan 12?TThe
ern railroad aaked the Irit
Commerce Commission today f<
mission to issue and eell $80,0
in gold bonds to bear interest
1-2 percent, to mature April,
The road propose* with the
thus obtained to pay $22t5
for redemption of outstanding
term notes, and $2,355,000 to
guish a government loan. Th
ance, the application Baid wi
held in the treasury of the co
tiorf as reimbursement for <
hpftprmpnf pxnpnriitnrpq n
10 REAR AD Ml
Washington, Jan 14?In
pation of a naval limitation
ment ten rear admirals -<
Japanese navy have received
abl discharge, according to. a
which reached the Japanese c
tion headquarters today. Soi
000 mployees of the Muroran
Company, which supplies
quantites of steel to the shi]
ing plant of the imperial nav;
have been discharged,. the
I linvp inch t
M. T W
Club next tQ
and would like
Dry Cleaning i
Coat Suits and
Work called !
where in town.
ins, of old
hosen by us:
>t. Such fal
that fit b
and wear loi
HEAVY HAIR SAVES HER ,
LIFE IN AUTO CRASH
Savannah, Ga., Jan. 8.?[Mrs. Daisy ^
Fitzgerald, who Jives at 50? Eadfc-4"^
Thirty-Third street, will never bob
her hair. She can thank her luxurious
hair and a heayy Wmterhat for her
good health and happiness ' today,
for Mrs, Fitzgerald was saved from
serk>o| injury When she was throws
head first from an automobile by ths
crown of glory which nature gave'
her and* the one the milliner sold
Mrs. Fitzgerald was in a jitney
bus coming to work Friday morning
when the car was hit by-another ve
hicle. The foree of the impact- sent
her headforemost from the jitney
onto the asphalt pavement. It was
thought at first she was seriously in- ^
jared, bat later examinations dis- v;'
closed her head had been protected..!'"
by her heavy hair and winter hat. r
And That's That.
"Young man," said the elderly law
yer to the junior member who was '
about to try his first important /paae.
"In picking your jury be sure and
get at least two women on it." .
"Yes, sir, I shall, but why!"
"Because this is a doubtful caa*
and we want the jury to disagree.'*?
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