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IJAHT LAP OP 62D CONGRESS.
Democrat? '.Viii Busy Themselves
Preparing for Tariff Reforms.
Washington, Jan. 2.-The last lap
of the third and last session of thc
Sixty-second Congress began to-day
at noon. The Congress will die on
March 4, Immediately following the
inauguration of President Woodrow
Wilson. The new Congress will be
Democratic in both Houses for tho
Ii nt time in sixteen years.
Vhlle much important legislation
is pending in the Sixty-second Con
gress, it is not likely that much of
lt will be passed. Tho session will
be devoted almost entirely to the
passage of appropriation bills.
The Senate will resumo the Arch
bold impeachment trial to-morrow,
and the Democrats will continue to
resist the conilrmation of any of
President Taft's appointments.
The House adjourned until to-mor
row In respect to the memory of tho
late Representative John G. Mc
Henry, of Pennsylvania. Leader
Underwood and his colleagues, how
ever, put in the day planning the tar
iff revision work.
Senator Joseph W. Bailey to-day
sang Iiis swan song in the United
State's Senate. He attacked the ini
tiative and referendum as in conflict
with representative government and
calculated to destroy the public.
Bailey was heard hy thc largest and
most represe! nal ive audience that
bas gathered at 111 - * capital al this
Tho galleries were ero wiled with
fashionably dressed women and men.
Practically every Senator was in his
teat and many prominent members
came over from tho house to bear
Hailey. The progressive element was
represented by Victor .Murdock,
Judge Norris, Congressmen Cooper
and Davis, of Minnesota, while Ex
Speaker Cannon, Cicero Payne and
John Dalzell were there as stand
Peculiar interest attached to Bai
ley's speech, as it was the under
standing that bis climax would come
with tho tendering of his resignation
as a Senator of the United States.
Incidentally he was expected to dis
cuss what he calls "Cowardice in
Congress" and in this connection not
only pay his respects to the progres
sives of both parties in Congress, but
to include William J. Bryan and
i king ho
wido advertisement, thereby assur
ing crowded galleries, but to make
doubly certain that ho would have
an audience, Balley selected that day
of the re-convening of Congress,
knowing that the halls would bo
crowded ont of mere curiosity.
Bailey was not in his seat when
the Senate met. His chair was" va
cant until 12 o'clock, when his ap
pearance caused a whisper to pass
around the galleries. He had timed
himself ) that he would bold the
center of the stage from the second
he appeared. He was recognized by
the chair just one minute after he
reached the chamber and before he
look his seat.
"I am a Democrat," said Senator
Bailey, "and though I did not favor
his selection, no man living hopes
moro for the success of his adminis
tration than I do."
The Texan declared that no more
thorough presentation of tho charac
ter of representative government
ever had been made than in Prof.
"The wonder to me," he sa'd. " is
how any man could have understood
the necessity and controlling force
of council and discussion without
having actually been a part of a
great deliberative assembly."
Mr. Bailey said tho advocates of
the direct form of government de
clare they are not working for the
overthrow of this government.
"They are mistaken," he said, "in
the belief that they can establish a
direct form of government without
overthrowing the whole structure of
Senator Hailey charged that the
newspapers were largely responsible
for the "unrest."
"I have become convinced," be
said, "that the present great popular
unrest had Its beginning In what was
Intended as mero idle gossip."
Newspapers, ho said, began pub
lishing lists of "millionaire Sena
tors," apparently only because they
wanted "something to write," and
the demand for such matter became
Senator Hailey said it' any one
"wanted to organize a syndicate to
buy him out," he would be very glad
to have them offer less than half a
"And after the papers had gotten
need to calling tho Senate a million
aires' club," ho said, "they began at
tacking individual Senators, demand
ing to know where they got the mil
lions which they did not have."
Senator Bailey said he overheard a
Washington man point out the Sen
EVANOKLI8M AND STEWARDSHIP
Presbyterian Church In United K?ltes
Pimm Work for 1013-14.
Pendleton, Jan. 6.-Special: The
Southern Presbyterian church has
started a great campaign on evangel
ism and stewardship throughout the
wholo Assembly. The object is evi
dent from tho name-first, to gather
many Into the church, and, second,
to enlist all that are now In tho
church to an adequate support of the
beneficent work of the church.
To discuss and plan methods for
attaining these objects, presbyterial
conferences are being held all over
tho South from Virginia to Texas,
from Florida to Oklahoma. Sixty
three of these will be held In Janu
ary and early in February. For
Piedmont Presbytery (South Caro
lina Synod) the conference is to be
held at Anderson on January 2 3 and
?.\. The leader of the conference ls
Ur. C. G. Vardell, of Red Springs.
The program '. .> follows:
7.30 to 7.40 -? Song service.
7.40-Introduction of conference
leader by pastor of local church.
7.45-Response by leader of con
8 to 8.10-Address: "Personal
Evangelism to Emphasize Evangelis
tic Campaign." Song. (Audience
S.\:> to !>.ir. Address: "Conse
crated Poss isslons."
9.20- Announcements. Benedic
Morning Session-Second Day.
(Conference ?m Evangelism.)
!t.::n to 9.40 . Song service.
9.40 to 10.10 Conference. "Our
Own Presbytery," with report ol'
statistics Committee on Evangelism.
10.10 to 10.30-Bible study on
10.30 to 10.:'.:, Song. (All stand
10.35 to 11.35-Conference on
evangelistic, campaign. Question
naire on evangelism.
11.35 to 11.45-Signing up of
churches to evangelistic program.
11.45 to 12-Personal testimony.
"What has Christ meant to me?"
Season of prayer. Benediction.
Afternoon Session-Second Day.
(Conference on Finances.)
2.30 to 2.40 - Song service.
. > .-.>.. Wh ." ar wt. -Toing?
! tn ?io ? of Statistics Committee on
, ">0 to ! What should wi
Ih .ioiu I ?>.. >: campaign committee
on goal aimed at per capita.
3 to 3.30-How shall we do it?
(1) Appoint beneficence committee;
exhibit work of this committee; (2)
Make every member canvass; exhibit
every member canvass.
3.30 to 3.50-Bible study of stew
3.50 to 4.30-The every member
canvass. Questionnaire on every
4.30 to 4.40-Signing up every
member canvass pledge cards.
4.40 to 4.50-Collection for con
4.50 to 5-Announcements, song
Closing Session-Second Evening.
7.30 to 7.10 - Song service.
7.10 to 7.15-Statement from the
chairman of Presbyterial Campaign
7.4 5 to 8.15-Address: "The
Church at Work."
8.15 to 8.20-Collection for con
8.20 to 8.50-Address: "Lifo and
8.50 to 9.10-Personal testimo
nies from delegates.
9.10 to 0.20-Season of prayer.
"More Hogs-Less Hell."
There being no election next year
to distract atteniton, South Carolina
might profitably act on the advice of
tbe late Senator Ingalls to raise more
mogs and less hell.
ate office building and say:
" 'That's where those old fellows
rip up their jobs, drink their cham
pagne and get drunk as lords.' "
"That's the kind of reputation the
representatives of the American peo
ple are given, and usually with no
better foundation," said Senator
"Tho proposal to chango the form
of government," said Senator Bailey,
"was based on the principle that the
Senators and Representatives of the
government were hishonesl and
could i ot be trusted.
'The curse of the timo ?B that we
an- appealing to ignorance and pre
judice," he said. "We are teaching
tho rich that the poor are their nat
ural enemy and teaching the poor
that tho rich are their natural op
He added that he did not believe
"all the rich were rascals nor that
all the poor wore patriots," but con
tended that the percentage "ran
about the samo in both classes.''
CATTLE FEUDING AT < LEMHON.
Iiufonuation in Regard to Feed and
A KC? of Cuttle to Be fattened.
Clemson College, Jan. 4 SD
For the past two seasons C!e
College has been sending "Ut a Hst
of questions to be answered by th<
cattle feeders of the State iShs
pose of doing so was to obtain
suits for several years, : ie get
the average of these re. ulta in hu
lated in some definite form and
placed in the hands of thc
peet to feed in the future
The results of the sei ?on
1911 were very unsatlslactor
few of the feeders kept ac urate
ords of their feeding. ('. account
of the high price of feedi r ea
the fall of 1911 and tht low
of fat cattle in the sprln
combined with the high p:
during that season, mos of I
who fed cattle lost monej vet
made their manure clea T.
into account the increase Vii '
the lands where this m . nv
used, lt was cheap fertlliv
In the fall of 1911 fe
were practically tho san pru
in 1910, but feed stuffs -or?
lower in price, and fat itfcl
for better prices in the prini
1912, so ni..st ol' the feed . Whi
carefully mad'' somo ur tey
and at the same time sa '. R
amount of manure.
Tlie following are a
whirl) ate very importan
1. A good grade of ct l< !>;
at a reasonable price.
2. The cattle of each
be ol' uniform size and a
::. Cattle to be fatten on >?
seed meal should be thr< ari
1. Cattle should be .
small quantities of mea ..<'.
a half pound of meal liumi
pounds of live weight,
be gradually increased
pound lier month.
5. Cattle should be pt u r
comfortable conditions, ' I
of fresh water accesslbh
G. Roughage should
home instead of being In
prices; for Instance, In .iso i
1910-11 some of the fe >d
much as $17 worth of r >; ag?
steer, most of which was i- 1
hulls. It is impossible
money under such condi .
7. Cattle must be well (!)
?with material which will a') ) h :ji
Himidri, and kepi :-' .. ..SOTI'? . ?>
places. H i. cia; . . . . 0 WtUc
lo refute io lia dow; i*i und tad
they ??u?! i;' d.-'V n in oruei o ps.?:
8. Cattle must be well finished
and very fat to bring the best prices.
9. Cattle should not be weighed
after long drives to get the best
weight when jold.
All farmers who are contemplat
ing feeding cattle should contract
for them during August or Septem
ber, as this is the time most good
catt'.o are being sold for feeding.
These cattle should be delivered and
put into the feed lots by tho middle
of October, and fed from 90 to 120
Feeding Experiment nt Clemson.
60 cattle, 53,350 pounds at
4*?c. pound .$2,267.37
Freight charges . 100.00
Cost of Feed.
Pounds- Cost per ton. Total.
Silage-81,850 ..$ 3.00..$ 122.78
Stover-31,065 .. 7.00.. 119.23
Hulls-72,420 ... 7.00.. 253.47
Meal-44,820 ...24.00.. 537.84
Total cost of feed .$1,033.32
Cost of cattle and feed. . . .$3,500.69
60 cattle (64,020 pounds),
at 5 Vic. pound . 3,521.10
Value of manure and cost of labor
not estimated. T. F. Jackson.
Florida Also Has a Vai'ghn (.'ase.
Owensboro, Ky., Jan. 1.--Henry
C. Hoffman, formerly a Methodist
minister and head *,f an orphan
home at Deland, Fla., is under ar
rest hero charged with criminally as
saulting an eight-year-old girl, an
Inmate of the Institution. The war
rant for his arrest was malled from
Deland. Hoffman, who has made his
home here since September, is 59
years old and married. Since com
ing to Owensboro he has organized
a band of holy rollers. Hoffman said
he would return to Florida without
requisition papers. Ile declared he
wa:, innocent and that the charges
were the result of spite work.
will save the dyspeptic from many
days of misery, and enable him to eat
whatever he wishes. They prevent
cause the food to assimilate and nour
ish the body, give keen appetite,
.nd solid muscle,
Take No Substitute.
.nd solid muscle. Elegantly sugar
DEATHS SHOW LESS LYNCHING.
Number of Executions for 1912 Dou
ble Those of 1011-Other Figures.
Chicago, Jan. 4.-The number of
lesal executions in the United States
in iQ12 shows a large increase u?
compared with those of the last few
years, being 145, as compared with
74 in 1911, 104 in 1910, 107 in
1909, and 92 in 1908. One hundred
and thirty-nine were put to death
for murder, four for assailing wo
men, one for attempting to do so, and
one for burglary. These figures were
compiled by the Chicago Tribune.
The number of lynchings In 1912
shows a gratifying decrease, and ls
the smallest since tbeBe records were
begun, In 1884, being 54, as com
pared with 71 in 1911. The num
ber of lynchings in the various
States was as follows:
Alabama . 8
Arkansas . 3
Mississippi . 6
Montana . 1
North Carolina . 1
Xorth Dakota . 1
Oregon . 1
Sou til Carolina . 7
Tennessee . 5
Texas . :<
Virginia . I
West Virginia . I
Wyoming . 1
Cases ol' race rioting or killing by
posses are nol included in the above.
Of the total number GO were blacks
and four whites, three ot* thc former
Number of Suicides Increase.
The record ol" suicides shows an
Increase, the number for 1912 being
12,981. as compared with 12,242 in
1911. The proportion of suicides, as
between men and women remains
about the same, being 7,f>'"2 males,
and 5,349 females. Physicians, as
usual, head the list among profes
sional men, the number being 40, as
compared with 27 in 1911. Clergy
men come next, 8 having taken their
own lives. It is a curious fact that
few lawyers are guilty of suicide.
Among business men 14 bankers
have made way with themselves.
The causes of suicide were as fol
lows: Despondency, 6,321; unknown,
1,382; iusanity, 1,072; domestic in
felicity, i 220; iii health, 1,002;
business losses 92; liquor ill; dla
. i . . .tjne.it in !o\ a, a i'1.
The rnelaiiohol.v feature of these
statlstd i la thc constantly increasing
number of those who were impelled
to commit suicide because of ill
health. Of the total number, 4,184
shot themselves, 3,926 took poison,
2,722 hanged themselves, 852
drowned themselves, 148 cut their
throats, 890 asphyxiated themselves,
58 threw themselves in front of rail
road trains and 163 from roofs or
windows, 82 stabbed themselves, 21
burned themselves, 15 blew them
selves up with dynamite, and 6
125 Airmen Lost Their Lives.
One of the saddest features of the
disasters of the year is the large in
crease in the number of aviators who
have sacrificed their lives in tho at
tempted solution of the problem of
safely navigating the air. In 1908,
one man killed; in 1909, four; In
1910, 33; in 1911, 99; in 1912,
125; making a total of 288 in the
four years since ari-flylng was at
Things You Can't Sent By Parcels.
Atlanta, Jan. 3.-Among the few
things which you cannot send
through parcels post., are rattle
snakes, dynamite and limburger
Such things as butter, cabbages,
brickbats, noodles and other harm
less, inanimate objects will be wel
comed by the postal authorities, if
properly packed and tagged.
Here is the way Uncle Sam lists
the things that cannot be sent by
Whiskey, wine, beer, poisonous an
imals or insects, live poultry, in
flammable material, pistols, guano,
or other odorous substance.
However, comparisons will be ex
cepted In the last named category,
and may be sent when intrinsically
Among tho things which you may
send through the parcels post are
eggs. Under the law, however, if
one breaks and becomes odorous
while on tho journey it can go no
Died Grieving for (?Irl Who Forgot.
Jackson, On., Jan. 1.-A party of
hunters, who returned hero to-day,
reported the finding of the body of
an unidentified man south of here.
There were no means of Identifica
tion, as there wore no papers or let
ters, except a note, beginning with
the sentence, "To tho llttlo girl who
forgot." Held In his hand was half
a locket with the picture of a young
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ESTABLISH COTTON EXCHANGE.
Germany, Being Large Importer,
Will Look After Own Interests.
Herlin, Jan. li.-Germany's cotton
factors are about to take action
which will have an important bear
ing on the trading hitherto conduct
ed through the cotton exchanges
of New York and Liverpool. It
has been decided to establish a
cotton futures market, together with
a clearing house, at Bremen early in
the new year, probably in April. This
will result in the withdrawal of or
ders for millions of bales for future
delivery which German merchants
and manufacturers have hitherto
been compelled to send to J^i /erpool
or New York.
The German government opposes
all manner of future business on the
mound that lt encourage . r> iii
rion, but the sustained agitation .>t
thu Bromen cotlou exchange bas
convinced *.)ie authorities tiwi only
wll the ho?; of uia: Ucto, such na
those existing in New Yoru and Liv
erpool, can the cotton merchants'
business be carried on with a mini
mum of speculation.
Tho loss of commissions on future !
transactions for German accou. t will i
doubtless be felt boin by American
and English brokers. Bremen's
growing importance as a cotton cen- j
ter ls shown by the fact that Ameri
can imports have risen from 850,000
bales in 1803 to 2,275,000 In 1912.
Exceptions Filed in Vaughn Case.
(Greenville Piedmont, Jan. 2.) j
Attorneys for T. U. Vaughn, now
under sentence of death In tho State
penitentiary for alleged wrong doing
while superintendent of the Odd Fel
lows' Orphan Home, have served
upon Solicitor Bonham .a paper set
ting forth the grounds upon which
they will appeal Vaughn's case to
the Supremo Court.
The appeal to the Sup?reme Court
asks that the verdict of the lower
court be set aside, which plea, If
granted, would necessitate a new
trial in the lower court. If the ap
peal is dismissed thc defendant-ap
pellant will bo sent back to the
lower court to be re-sentenced.
The principal exceptions for ap
peal refer to the three talesmen, N.
J. Rector, J. B. Brockman and G. W.
Morrow, who were rejected by the
presiding judge, and also to the re
fusal of the judge to bar another
talesman, Avery Patton, from Jury
duty; to the fact that Vaughn is sen
tenced to death by electrocution,
when the crime he is charged with
having committed was punishable by
banging at that, time; and that
Vaughn's confession was considered
by the court, jury and others as an
admission of guilt, as indicted, when
really it wa?; an admission of guilt
of great nora! wrong I
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GOVERNOR PA ROLES FOUR.
Life Term Murder Convict and Three
House Burners Freed.
Columbia. Jan. 1. - Governor
Blease yesterday afternoon extended
clemency to the following prisoners:
Joe Shepherd. William Wright and
Nat Wright, convicted of arson be
fore Judge J. C. Klugh, during the
September, 1907, term of court of
Berkeley county, and sentenced to
ten years each in the penitentiary,
were paroled during good behavior.
Allen Foster, who was tried in the
Laurens county court of general ses
sions, 19 07, before Judge Ernest
Gary, for murder and carrying con
cealed weapons, and recommended
to mercy and sentenced to the peni
tentiary for life, was granted a parole
during good behavior.
Carlington Visit-; His (cather.
Lau i'ens, Jan 1 -John Y; t??r
i ?gl m. ?' bo was gi-, en a th tee-day
parole by the Governor In order lc
allow the son to hia lather, Col.
Stobo D. Carlington, who is critically
ill at his home here, arrived in the
city this afternoon and went directly
to the home of his parents, lie found
his father in a most pitiable condi
tion, and the greeting of the old gen
tleman is said to have been most
pathetic, the father in weakened
voice and broken sobs saying that his
boy was home again from college.
Carlington is accompanied by lils
wife and a deputized guard. He was
on the street a short time late this
evening and met many of his old
friends. All who are familiar with
tho situation commended the act of
the Governor In granting tho parole.
(Jets Pardon to Work Algebra
Jefferson City, Mo., Jan. 3-On the
pleas of scholars throughout the
country, and especially that of J. M.
Greenwood, farmer president of the
National Educational Association
and now superintendent of the Kan
sas City Schools, Governor Hadley
has announced that he will grant a
parole to Michael Angelo McGlnness,
a mathematician and scholar, who
is serving ten years for forgery.
McGlnness was sent to prison from
Kansas City for forging a deed, re
alizing $4 00. Ho has a wife and son
in Neosho, Mo. Scholars all over
the country are anxious to have Mc
Glnness released so ho can demon
strate and solve the problems In al
gebra he claims he can.
Veteran Kills Self.
Ba tes burg, S. C., Jan. 1-W. Pick
ens Cullum, seventy years of age and
a veteran merchant, committed sui
cide Tuesday at his home by slash
ing his throat with a knife. Ile was
a veteran of the War Between tho
Sections, serving In the Confederate
army during the four years of the
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