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18 V.^. i' ?. i . j . .. T -^-^ens^pns for teachers in the pubU<l*achoo|8,JjtP be derived from funds fopadedr and- administered by the individual states and without contributions' by tfce ultimate beneficiaries, a& advocated by Raymond W. Sies in a' bulletin issued last Friday by the Ua^ted States bureau of education. Lb J Sies" recommendations are the resuit of an intimate study of the pen sijpn system mamuiiiiea auivau. iu suggesting: the adoption of the pensions In the United States, Dr. Sies declares the Scotch system, based on dfentlflc insurance principles, is especially valuable for this country. The (Swman method, however, has his highest approval, for, unlike France, thdt country finances the entire plan and administers the funds. The investigation disclosed pensions for twO or three centuries and in several other European countries for close to a hundred years. ?*Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst, the mllittmt British suffragette, is free to ent$i? the Uiritp# States, says a Washington disphtch. The Ellis Island batrd'6 * drder -of -deporttrtiort was - fevdijsed yesterday after President Wilson had c^pfgrr^, on the celebrated case with Secretary Wilson and the hearing had been concluded before Immigration Commissioner Camlnetti. Secretary wnson announcea at me exclusion of the conference with the president that Mrs. Pankhurst would bi admltetd on her own recognizance with th$ understanding that Bhe would depart at the end of her lecture engagement Secretary Wilson declared the president had discussed the case briefly with him and both had agreed Mrs. Pankhurst should be admlted. The president feels there is no element of doubt as to whether her acts constituted moral turpitude. The decision of the president and Secretary Wilson was communicated to Commissioner Camlnettl, who issued a formal order of release. The president felt that the law had a flexible interpretation and that it was largely a question of policy. ? In a preliminary brief in behalf of Harry Kendall Thaw, to be presented to Gov. Felker, says a Concord, N. H., dispatch of Saturday, it Is declared that Thaw hap been detained under arrest nearly six weeks on a defective requisition petition supported by the allegation of an indictment which never existed and during all that time no Indictment has been obtained. The brief questions whether the requisition for Thaw's extradition is made in good faith and whether the state of New York demands Thaw's return for the purpose of trying him for conspiracy or for the purpose of reincarcerating him in the Matteawan hospital for the insane. "If it is the latter purpose Which actuates New York," the brief says, "it is illegitimate and for the governor of New Hampshire to honor the requisition would be illegal." The brief then gives what It declares to be the .facta as to the attempt to indict Thfcw. In conclusion the brief says: "It is open to -the governor of New Hampshire to make due inquiry whether Thaw is indicted In New York: and when the facts are ascer t&lned due weight should be given in considering the vital question of the good faith of New York, to the fact ' that up to the present time there never has been an Indictment for Thaw In New York.? Twenty-eight persons were killed near Johannisthal, Germany last Friday in the explosion and fall of Count Zeppelin's latest dirigible balloon, the "L-II." The twenty-eight men represented the entire personnel of the admiralty board which was to conduct the final trial of the dirigble, looking to its acceptance by the government as a new unit of the German aerial navy, the pilot^and crew and invited guests. Every person that went aloft in the big airship is dead. Twenty-seven of them were Kllred almost instantly by the ex??.?I? ? ^4 ! * Kn 11 a/\*> ns Kurtin/1 piuoiuil U1 500 XII 41c vanwu VI uu* uvv* to death as the flaming wreck fell to the ground from a height of 900 feet and enveloped them. One man, Lieut. Baron von Bleut of the Queen Augusta Grenadier Guards, a guest of the admiralty board, was extricated alive from "the 'mass of twisted wreckage. His eyes were burned out and he suffered other terrible hurts. Begging his rescuers to kill him and end his sufferings, he was taken to a hospital where he died Friday night. The "L-H," had it proved successful, would have been attached to the aerial corps of the navy which 4fter Friday's fatalities now has only two men trained to command airships. The official report of the accident says the explosion was due to the ignition of gas in or above the forward gondola, but not within the body of the airship. The navy was not the only sufferer through aviation accidents, for three army officers were killed in aeroplane flights?Capt. Haeseler. Lieut. Koch and Sergt. Mante. ? The first direct result of the congressional investigation. of campaign expenditures came last Saturday when the senate passed Senator Clapp's bili prohibiting , the sending of campaign fund* from one state to another. If the house approves the measure it will put a rigid limitation, not only upon the activities of general political interests, but also upon the work of such organizations as the National Association of Manufacturers, the American Federation of Labor and the National Association of Woman Suffragettes. The bill prohibits the carrying or sending of funds from one state to another to be used in the election of president, vice president, presidential electors or congressmen. The senate today passad tha hill without debate. In previous discussions it was made clear that its purpose was to prevent the financing of campaigns in a secret manner by organizations or individuals who did not come directly under the campaign publicity laws. The proposed new law would not prohibit the present work of national political committees, so long as they rtiake public reports of all contributions received and expended. Practically all the national committees send contributions to the state committees of their parties during a national election. It is believed the measure would curtail soliciting of cam-paifcn funds in money centres, and greaitly curb general campaign activities on the p$rt of persons or organifoafinnB thAt mlarht be indirectly inter j ested In the outcome of elections. A *further amendment of campaign convtrlbution laws'is proposed by Senator "Sterling in a bill to prevent all cor pofations from contributing to cam/p&ifcris 'for nominations, as they are now prohibited from contributing to ^election campaigns. , ? There was red fire, oratory and music 'by a brass band sit the executive mansion at Albany, New York, Saturday when several hunderd admirers of Governor Sulzer called to present him with a loving cup. Rain fell while the marchers were en route to the mansion. Mr. Sulzer started to shake hands with all his callers, but he never completed the task. Tljey crowded around hirn and refused " to move. Some one said a few words of consolation to him only to be interrupted by Mrs. Sulzer: "The action of the court is the least of our troubles," she said. The crowd began to cheer. "We'll have you back next year, - Bill," one man yelled. Another enthusiast cried, "Hurrah for the next .. president of the United States," whereupon there was more cheering. Cheers for Mrs. Sulzer followed. Chester C. Piatt, Mr. Sulzer's secretary, read a speech, assuring Mr. Sulzef that he had been removed because he would not obey the bosses. Mention of the name of Charles F. Unmhv hrnncrht hisses. The CUD Pre . sented to Mr. Sulzer was inscribed: "To William Sulzer, a victim of corrupt bosslsm, October 17, 1913." Mr. Sulzer reiterates hl9 assertion that his removal was due to his displeas. ing Tammany Hall. "Had I obeyed the boss, instead of my oath of office, I still would be the governor, and the 'Organization' would be patting me on V the back and telling the people that I was a second Andrew Jackson," he said. A letter which Col. Roosevelt wrote Sulzer October 3, last, was given out by Piatt. It was in response to one from Mr. Sulzer, telling Roosevelt that on advice of counsel, Mr. Sulzer could not permit a letter he wrote the former president regarding the impeachment case be made public. Mr. Piatt also gave out copies of several telegrams Mr. Sulzer had received offering him lecture dates. A Kansas City man bid $10,000 for one lecture, a New Yorker $20,000 for ten lectures, another New Yorker $50,000 for 50 and a Chicago promoter topped the list with $100,000 a season. As yet the former governor has closed no contracts for public addressea ?he ^ortuiUe (Enquirer. Entered at the Postofflce In Yorkvllle as Mall Matter of the Second Class. am. YOBKVUXE, S. O.i TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21,1913. Mr. Aldrich says he does not like the currency bil, and surely no one is surprised at that If Mr. SuJzer can now go before the people of New York and be re-elected governor, what he will be able to do for the bosses and bossism in his state will be a plenty. The Charleston grand Jury having failed in the face of evidence that is c'aimed to be beyond question to return true bills in the cases of the alleged violators of the liquor laws, the law and order league is said to have determined on the publication of the whole thing. What result this will bring remains to be seen. The Charlotte Observer of Sunday reported the death of Mr. Chas. A. Dllllng which occurred at King's Mountain on Saturday. Mr. Dilling has long been connected with the growth and development of King's Mountain, and had many friends throughout this whole section who will very much regret to hear of his death. The unwritten law of the sea is that when a captain loses a ship he is debarred from ever being put in full nnmm a rwl acraln* Hut In thn no qo nf Captain Inch, of the Volturno this rule is not to be applied. The company that owned the Volturno recognizes that Captain Inch displayed all the courage, heroism and intelligence that could be expected of any man under the circumstances. Mr. Underwood insisted on standing by that 5 per cent reduction in tariff duties on goods brought in American ships, and we are not prepared to say that he is wrong. As to whether this expedient will have any effect in the desired direction remains to be seen; but certainly the United States should do something to develop its merchant marine to an extent that will relieve so much dependence on other countries. The quality of Charleston administration of law depends upon the quality of Charleston iurors and the aual Ity of Charleston Jurors depends upon the quality of Charleston Jury commissioners. and the quality of Charleston Jury commisioners depends upon the quality of Charleston political bosses and the qt-ality of Charleston political bosses depends upon the qualitp of the Charleston electorate, and there you are. Still Charleston is not In the least different from other counties. Ex-Governor Sulzer can at least say, "I have been governor," Just as the late Mayor Gaynor could say, "I have been mayor." If he had been content not to be governor, he would rquestlonably be holding the office still.?Charlotte Observer. That observation is complete in itself and at the same time there Is a text for a sermon In it. New York has had governors before who have been content to allow the Tammany bosses to use them as rubber stamps, and who have retired from their offices with the contempt of the people of Vew York and of the country- No man who allows himself to be used as a tool by others can maintain his own self-respect, and the man who does not respect himself cannot hope to have the respect of his fellow men. Mr. Sulzer is in a bad way on account of impeachment; but still we doubt not that he is a much better man than certain other of his predecessors who filled out their terms without ever thinking of rebelling aglnst the bosses who used them as tools. This newspaper has heretofore expressed itself in regard to the matter of free advertising for the state fair, on/1 411 at o a n-o /Alt lilro oovlntr onmo. ciiiva j uoi uu ?? v t vi h unv o?j 1115 ovuiv thing: about it again, a strong editorial on the subject in The Yorkville Enquirer came to our notice. We have not carried either the "news" notices or the display advertising for the fair in a number of years, and we feel that every newspaper should get pay for the advertising or keep it out of their columns. Of course there is much to be said in favor of a creditable state fair, but as we see it, there is no good reason why the weeklv and semiweekly newspapers should contribute hundreds of dollars in advertising to such an institution.?Bamberg Herald. That is another free ad that the fair would not have gotten except for The Enquirer's kick against the annual imnosition on the editors; but if the publishers will reflect upon the wis dom contained In the advice, "that every newspaper should get pay for the advertising or keep It out of their columns," there will be good fruit after all. Of course the so-called "news" notices should not be published even for pay, because they take an unfair advantage of the reader. As to whether the crow is a good or bad citizen is a question on which there has long been a serious division of opinion. There are many thoughtful and obser.ant farmers of this locality who hold that the crow is an all right kind of a bird which should be protected, and many others who insist that the crow is a destructive villain who should receive no consideration whatever. The following from Washington is of interest: "The case of the crow, condemned as a destructive bird in agricultural fields, has been re-opened by the de jmi uut'iii ui itunui c uuu a uioic favorable verdict reached. The investigation made by the experts of the Biological Survey of the department shows the crow to be of great value to farmers. "After a careful study of the habits and the examination of a large number of stomachs, the department experts have reached the conclusion that the crow consumes enough grasshoppers, cutworms, white grubs and other injurious insects to make him highly valuable to farmers. There is, however, one bad habit which the crow has, and that is the destruction of young birds and bird eggs, but this trait is outweighed by the good the bird is doing for the farmer in the destruction of worms and insects." Editor Grist of The Yorkvllle Enquirer in his "grouchy" comment on the fair says that we stole the Boys' Corn Club and Girls' Tomato Clith from Yorkvllle. It is not a fact that both of these were organised at Winthrop college in Rook Hill, 8. C.?? Rock Hill Record. The Enquirer has said nothing to warrant the use of the word "stole" in the abovl.' In teasing Mr. O. K. Williams of the Record, on the streets of Rock Hill, the editor of The Enquirer told him "You people stole the Boys' Corn club, added the Tomato club and the home institute, etc." As a matter of fact the corn club was organized In the court house at Yorkville, on February 19, 1910, through the efforts of C. J. Hughes, then demonstration agent; T. E. McMaskln, then superintendent of education, and The Yorkville Enquirer, which had advertised the matter beforehand for weeks, at the especial request of Ira W. Williams, then in charge of the demonstration work in South Carolina. L. A. Nevln, then of Winthrop college, was also present, and although the understanding at that .time was that the meeting was to be held in Yorkville in the fal^Mr. Nevin, by 'personal letters to the boys, managed to connect it up with Winthrop's home institute. The first subscribers to the prize fund for the Boys' Cora club were The Yorkvlle Enquirer, $5; W. R. Carroll, Yorkville, |5, and J. C. Wilborn, Yorkville, $5. Thefeo arethe facts; but as to whether the Rec ord really means to claim anything different the reader will have to read carefully the last sentence 'quoted above and decide for himself. From the appearance of the Rock Hill Record yesterday, It appears that the editor must have been working overtime trying to create the impression that" The Enquirer has been knocking the excellent fair held there last week. At considerable Inconvenience the editor went over personally, paid his admission at the. gate, went around and collected a lot of information, with the assistance of the officials when the officials were able to give assistance, and on his own account otherwise, and printed In our last issue what several people have been pleased to tell us was the best story of It all that has appeared. Tet, when the Record comes out it Is literally frothing at the mouth, accusing us of being small, narrow and the like, and even trying to put a "double knocking" construction on the little pleasantry that was published, as occurring in a conversation between Editor JTnln nn#t Editor fJrliit nntwlth standing both observations are absolutely true. It heads our suggestion to the Torkville people, pointing out how easy it is to have a (air, how they have already had fairs without calling them such, "A Tale of Woe," and puts black face type emphasis in the wrong place on a declaration that as great a success as was the fair, it would have even been greater under proper efforts. If we were not so familiar with the Record and its peculiarities, we would have been astonished;' but as it Is we are not even surprised. Really though we think Editor Schwrar, when he becomes rational again, should make' some little apology to Editor Fain; but then this is gratuitous, as we have no reason to think that Editor Fain is concerned about it. Business is Business. In all the language probably there Is no older, more worn and trite,-or truer expression than this hackneyed old phrase of "business is business," and yet there is hardly another fundamental principle bearing on everyday relations between man and man tha.t is less generally understood. If there is a higher and better rule of living in the home, in the church or in the community, we do not know of it; but we do know that there is very little real conception of this rule in all those places, and we know also that if the knowledge and practice of business were generally better, living would be on a much higher plane than It now is and there would be less friction in every day affairs. Ann nf f Ko oAmmnnnot V??V VI iliv VVUIII1VIIVDI. VU!IV/C(/llUliO of the business man is the man who knows how to "make," or more properly speaking, "get" money without getting into Jail; but in that sense the term "business" as applied to such a man is a wide misnomer. The meaning of the word "business" as comprehended in the phrase "busi-J ness is "business" does not properly suggest the idea of money making and much less the idea of getting money and getting away with it; but rather a certain high and correct rule of action as between man and man in their every day relations, wherein each and every individual tries to do as he would be done by, instead of following the rule of "doing unto the other fellow S.B he would do unto you and do it flpof M One of the best men this writer has ever known, a man long since In his grave, used to hold not only that "business Is business," but that if you violate business principles, which principles he held were comprehended in the golden rule, you are going ?o be hurt "You might think that you have a good scheme by which you can do the other fellow, by which you can fool people to your own profit, deceive your enemy out of his coin or spite the man you do not like; but you had better let it alone. Business is business. When it comes to tricks that are not warranted by business principles, leave them to the other fellow, and Instead of being afraid of him just content yourself about your every day affairs in the full assurance that he will be caught in the trap he has prepared for you. Then after that has happened, you may reflect that if it had been you who had been trying to overcome him by expedients that did not come within the rules, it would have been you who would have been in the trap." The first rule of business lies in the giving of "value received," not merely in pretense but in actual fact. It is often an easy thing to make the inexnorlonoort mart HpIIovp ho la cottine value received; but there is no better way of teaching him the difference than by deceiving him once or twice, and when he is once taught the difference, he is not to be deceived again. Yes, value received is the beginning and end of business?of the kind of business comprehended in the term business Is business. The man who pays the money gets the goods and if the exchange is one that comprehends the Idea of a sound article and a sound price, that ends the transaction and leaves both parties to the bargain in a state of mutual respect each for the other; but if there has been any inequality, then there is a basis of future hard feeling and suspicion on both sides. Business is business, and a violation of business principles means that some body is going to be hurt. Strict adherence to business principles means that the individual who so adheres is going to make a success, not only of his business, but of his whole life. LOCAL AFFAiai. ^>N?Kf ADVERTISEMENTS Jackson. Bros., Clover?Want you to see them for shoes, dry goods, etc., and want you pay tHem what you owe on account, at once. J. B. Barron, Tirzah?Has two young mules for sale cheap for cash. People's Trust Co., and J. C. Wilborn, Selling Agents?Give detailed information about the auction sale of the court house property on Monday Knvftinhpr 3rd Watch for man Southern Railway?Announces special rates and schedules of special train run for benefit of visitors to the state fair, October 27-31. James Bros.?Ask you to see their horses and be your own judge as to the qualities. Cloud Cash Store?Insists that you see Its lines of coat suits and coats. A new shipment received yesterday. Sam Ji. Grist?Talks about the good points of Mutual Benefit life insurance policies. Klrkpatrick-Belk Co.?Invites special attention to its millinery department, and emphasizes, styles, quality and prices. Remedy Sales Corporation?Recommends Mrs. Joe Person's remedy for the whole family, i Shannon-Smarr Co.?Says? that shopping with it will be a pleasure instead of a task and Invite you to . try it^ City Meat Market?Wants eggs at 25 cents a dozen, and butter at 20 cents a pound. Good heef, pork. etc. Yorkvllle Banking A Mercantile Co.? Can supply farmers with all kinds of hardware used on the farm. Alsa has line of enameled ware. First National Bank, Yorkvllle?Reminds you that prudence in handling funds today makes pleasure tomorrow. Start a savings account York Supply Co.?Has builder's lime, lumber, iron roofing, shingles, and ' shoes. Thomasaon Repair Shop?Says It has started out well; and , solicits your woMc in its Rne. Prompt service. Carroll Bros.?Ask you to see them for run shells, buggies, wagons, Oliver plows, fertilizers, lime. feed. Yorkvllle Bargain House?On page 4 tells of the big declaration sale that ' is now in progress and continues to November 1st. derwear for men and women. Standard Oil Co.?On page four tells more about the adaptability of Perfection blue flame oil stoves. Thomson Co.?Says if it is good and you want It you will And it there at the lowest prices. Gloves and unMrs. D. E. Jackson of Yorkvllle R. F. D. 6, yesterday sent The inquirer a beet that weighs 7 1-2 pounds. Because of frost In Oklahoma and Texas, December contracts went to 13.79 on the New York exchange yesterday?$4.50 a bale above the low level of last week. . There was no kick or quarrel about the decision of the judges as to Mr. Henry B. James's horse exhibit at the fair last week. Many expert judges of horse flesh thought that by all means Mr. James should have easily won out flrat for the heat nlnflrle horae onen to the world; but the mare he exhibited in that class had the misfortune to stick a nail in her foot and go lame just at the wrong time. One of the most extensive and: artistic exhibits of the Oirl's Canning club display at Rock Hill was that df Margaret Clark of Torkville, No. 1, and many people picked it as a winner of most of the blue ribbons, even before the judges passed upon it. It called for very serious consideration at the hands of the judges and received much honorable mention. V * We have not at hand data on which to make anything like a satisfactory estimate of the probable amount -of extra canned goods York count/ this year on account of the activities of the canning clubs, but we arequite sure that the amount is quite Iar$e. It is probable that if all the benefits that have been brought about through and as a result of the operations of the canning clubs were summed up, the aggregate would reach many thousands of dollars. CORN CLUB PRIZE8 : Because all the reports had not yet been revived, it was Impracticable loaf nroolr tn Hoolimate tViA ntitimnrfl rvf iUOV ?? bV/IV hV UbOIQIiniV v??v t? ikhv* m V* the largest yields in the Boys* Com club competition. Among the prizes offered at the exhibitions of the annual meet at Winthrop last Tnursday and Friday were the following: Best Ten Ears. 1st. Otis Cranford, Sharon ....J5 00 2nd. Ralph Cain, Sharon 3 00 3rd. John Horton, Sharon 2 00 Best Single Ears. 1st. Tom Green, Sharon 2 50 2nd. Lindsay Thomas, Yorkville 1 50 3rd. Joe A. Miller, Rock Hill .. 1 00 Best Essay on Crop. 1st. Nimrell Horton, Sharon *.'6 DO 2nd. Raloh Cain, Sharon ... .. 3 00 3rd. Alex Campbell, Tirzah .... 2 00 Three Best 8talks. 1st. John Horton, Bullock's Creek 2 60 zna. i-ranK tuanKs, kock mjii . 1 t>u 3rd. Carl Harris, Ogden 1 00 The Judges were Messrs. S. E. Bailee of Fort Mill, J. E. Gettys and R.:" E. McFarland of Yorkvllle R. F. D. No. 3. THE COURT HOU8E Since publication of the advertisement offering the York county court house lot and site for sale at public auction on salesday In November, there has not been a great deal of talk on the subject. Casual, inquiry among those In a position to keep in closest touch with the subject, fails to develop any positive iiiiuiiuuiiuii u? iu pruuuuic Uiuueis who will be willing to buy the present site at $16,000 or over; but usually such people are inclined to offer the observation that lack of talk is not necessarily a sign of absence of interest, as most people who might be contemplating an Investment of this magnitude are experienced enough in business matters to keep their own counsel. The Enquirer has talked to a number of people who do not care to be quoted by name; but who express the opinion that since the upset price has been fixed at $16,000, instead of $14,000, it is probable that nobody will buy and that the new building will go back on the present site. It is surprising, however, to hear many earnest expressions in favor of erecting the new building on the two-acre site that Mr. F. E. Smith has offered free on West Liberty street. MISSIONARY UNION The annual convention of the Woman's Missionary Union of the Associate Reformed church, will be held in Rock Hill this week, beginning tonight. The programme is as follows: Tuesday, 8 p. m.?Anthem, choir; prayer; Psalm 100; devotional service, "Faith Triumphant," Mrs. A. N. Whiteside; welcome greetings, Mrs. J. R. Miller; greetings from Rock Hill churches; response, Mrs. Ira B. Jones; praise; "A Message from Mexico." Miss Janie Love; "Recognition Services for Our Missionaries," Mrs. K. P. Flenniken; response from missionaries; praise; announcements; benediction, the Rev, A. S. Rogers. Wednesday, 9.30 a. m.?Anthem, choir; morning worship, "Serving With Gladness," Mrs. W. W. Orr; roll call and reports of societies; reports of secretaries; "Foreign Misisons," Mrs A. G. Brics; "Thank Offering," Mrs. A. O. Brlce; "Junior," Mrs. S. B.Mc- . Laughlin; report of treasurer, Mrs. J. T. Bingham; recommendations from executive committee on Informal quit; praise and prayer. Wednesday, 2.80. p. m.?Devotional services, "A Call to Prayer," Miss Mabel Postonconference on Junior work, Mrs. W. B. Lindsay; response by local Juniors; "The Need of a Knowledge of Missions," MaJ. W. W. Boyce; praise; prayer. Wednesday, 8 p. m.?Anthem, choir; prayer; thank offering, devotional. Mrs. Carson; vocal solo, Miss Louise Slddall; "A Message from India," Miss Minnie Alexander; "Mexico's Call," me nev. w. w. duj?.e , uuci mg, | praise; prayer. Thursday, 9.30 a. m.?Opening; worship; "From Strength to Strength," Mrs. J. H. Ross; business session; report of committees; closing service; adjournment. NEW SCHOOL OPENED. The new Bethesda school In school district No. 6 began work yesterday morlnng with an enrolment of 31, and a prospect of having the number of pupils increased within the next two weeks. Miss Evelyn Fraser is in charge of the school. The new Bethesda school building, which Is one of the best rural school houses In the county was recently completed at a cost of more than 31,^00. It is a one story structure containing a work room, cloak room, teacher's room and the recitation room. The building Is equipped with the latest heating facilities, individual desks, good black boards and modern conveniences in every respect. A school picnic was held yesterday In connection with the opening of the school and a good sized neighborhood crowd wm in attendance, floun ty Suoerintendent of Education John E. Carroll presided, and Introduced as the speaker of the day Mrs. Robert Moultrie Bratton of Outhrlesville, who delivered a well prepared and interesting address in which she took occasion to review the history of efforts on the part of the people of the district to establish a good school In the community, of the many difficulties that had beset their efforts, and how at last the new building in which an eight months' term was just beginning, had been erected. She compared the advantages that children of the present day have over those of a few years ago, and stressed the point that it was up to the children to make the most of the good opportunity they now have. Following Mrs. Bratton's address a committee was appointed to select a new name for the school,'as there are now two Bethesda schools and it was thought best to change the name of this new school building in district No. 6 in order to avoid possible conflict. Following a plentiful and well prepared picnic dinner, a School Improvement association was organized with 29 members enrolled. The following officers were elected: President, Mrs. J. M. Byers, Vice President, Miss Janle Christenberry; Secretary and treasurer, Miss Evelyn Fraser. Pictures of the old and new buildings were taken during the afternoon with a view to competing for one of the state prizes offered for the most improvement in rural schools. WITHIN THE TOWN ? There was a sudden fall of snow yesterday during a few minutes at about 12.30 o'clock. It came as & surprise. ? Mr. W. J. P. Wylie is having lumber laid down on his lot on Lincoln street with the intention of building a six room cottage. ? There were more people in York vine mil Daiuruiy aiiernuun man nave been here on any previous occasion since last spring. Some weeks previous the pressure of cotton picking had been so great that the people just simply could not come out; but now since most of the crop is out and the business people are constantly adding to the attractions they have to offer the Saturday afternoon trade is on the increase. ? The Lyric Theatre company, J. L. McManus, manager, opened up In the McNeel building last Saturday night after several days of preparation, and had quite a full house as a starter. The equipment of the Lyric, with elevated floors, a silver screen and an Edison projecting machine, is rather better than any moving picture outfit the town has yet had. Mr. McManus says he Is going to give excellent service, including frequent special features, and deserve a steady patronage. ? There were two Are alarms In Torkville yesterday, the first one in the afternoon about 3 o clock, being turned in on account of Are in the ceiling of the residence of Mrs. J. C. McKenzle on King's Mountain street The blaze was extinguished without any serious damage. Last night at 10 o'clock the report got out that the residence of Mr. W. J. P. Wylie on Lincoln street, was on Are. The Are wagon reached the scene in a few minutes only to be told that the alarm was false. ? John Demas, his wife and sister-inlaw, in charge of the Greek Candy Kitchin were arrested last Sunday and placed under bonds of |100 each to answer to the charge of theft and concealing stolen goods. The warrant was sworn out by James Garner, who lives on the Charlotte road near Yorkville, and who claims that when he called ior a pacKage tnat was leit in tne siore for safe keeping the defendants denied all knowledge of It, and refused to give it up. The package was afterward found in an outhouse on the premises, and the arrest followed. Another Greek who had come to the candy kitchin only the day before left on the early Sunday morning train going toward Blacksburg and has not been arrested. The case will probably be heard before Magistrate Comer tomorrow. POULTRY EXHIBIT The poultry exhibits at Rock Hill last Saturday, according to the report In the Herald, were Judged as follows: Barred Plymouth Rocks: Cocks?(1) M. S. Carroll; hens, same, 1 and 2; cockerel, 1 and 2, B. S. Merritt; 3, M. S. Carroll; pullet, 1 and 2, B. S. Mer- < ritt; 3, M. S. Carroll. , wiijit: nymuuin not^a; ruucia, W. H. Gladden. Cockerel, (1) same. Silver Wyandottes: Hen, 1 and 2, R. M. Sherer. Cockerel (1) same. Pullet, 2, and 3, same. Partridge Wyandottes: Cock (1) J. H. Milling. Hen (1) P. B. Parks; (2) J. H. Milling. Cockerel, 1 and 2. P. B. Parks. Pullet, 1 and 2, P. B. Parks. S. C. Rhode Island Reds: Cock, (1) John Reid; (2) J. T. Neely; (3) James Parker. Hen, (1) J. T. Neely; 2 and 3, James Parker. Cockerel, (1) James Parker; (2) W. H. Caldwell; (3) John Reid. Pullet. (1) James Parker; 2 and 3, John Reid. Black Leghorns: Cock, (1) W. H. Gladden. Hen, (1) same. ' S. C. Brown Leghorns: Cock. 1, 2 and 3, James Parker. Hen, 1, 2 and 3, same. Cockerel, (1) same; (2) Roy Williams. Pullet, 1, 2 and 3, James Parker. S. C. White Leghorns: Cock,- (1) Ben Dunlap. Hen, (1) same. CGckerel, (1) H. Massey; (2) William Hill; (3) no name on coop. Pullet, (1) H. Massey; (2) William Hill. S. C. Black Minorca: Cock (1) Roy Williams. Cockerel, (1) James Parker. Pullet, (1) same. White Orpington: Cock, (1) R. 8. Hanna. Hen, (1) same. Cockerel, (1) C. 1a Kennedy; (2) R. S. Hanna. Pullet, 1, 2 and 3, R. S. Hanna. Cornish Indian Games: Cock, 1 and 2, Edwin Bass; (3) W. G. Duncan. Hen 1 o do... /?\ tit n n..m i nuu a, cAiwiiT Duo?, \a/ vv. u. i-fuucan. Cockerel, (1) P. M. Wyatt; (2) Edwin Baas; (3) W. G. Duncan. Pullet. (1) Edwin Bass; (2) W. G. Duncan; (3) P. M. Wyatt. Pit Games (Reds): Cock. (1) W. B. Wilson, Jr.; 2 and 3, Dr. J. S. Beaty. Hen, 1 and 3. W. B. Wilson, Jr.; 2 and 3, Dr. J. 8. Beaty. Cockerel, 1 and 2, J. A. Westbrook. Pit Games (Gray): Cock and Hen, (1) on each, W. B. Wilson, Jr. Bantams, Black Cochin '*>alr): (1) James Parker. Same for white pair. Turkeys, Bronze Holland: (1) Adger Huey (Bethesda); with 2 and 3 on hens. Ducks. White Runners: (1) J. J. Hagin (second prize for a pair); (2) M. 8. Carroll. Ducks, Farm Runners: 1 and 2, James Parker (on 2 pairs). Ducks, Buff Orpingtons: (1) W. B. Wilson, Jr. Ducks, English Pencil: '1) F. W. Herlong. Japanese Silkies: 1 and 2 for a pair, R. 8. Poag. Now as to the Junior's poultry exhibit. Fifty-one birds were entered besides a number of entries In pet live stock. Mr. Simmons judged In this exhibit, too. His awards were as follows: Best Cock: First, W. L. Poag; sec ona, renntsu uraig; imru, ume, Best Hen: First, Fennell Craig. Best Cockerel: First, W. L. Poag; second, same. Best Pullet: First, W. L Poag; second, Fennell Craig; third, W. L. Poag. Best General Display: First, W. L. Poag; second, Fennell Craig. - Best pair of Bantams: First, Sam Barber; second, W. B. Wilson. Best pair of Ducks: Bardwell Thomas. ABOUT PEOPLE Miss Maude Eberhardt of Torkville, visited relatives in Chester, last week. Mrs. M. H. Curry of Gastonia, Is the guest of Miss Rosa J. Lindsay in Yorkville. Mrs. Lizzie Smith of Clover, spent last week with Mrs. W. F. Marshall, in Yorkville. Miss Ruth Ferguson of Blackstock, visited relatives on Yorkville R. F. D. 5 last week. Miss Lula Moore Logan of Winthrop college, spent the week end at her home in Yorkville. Mr. Job F. Carroll, who has been visiting relatives in Yorkville, has returned to Baltimore, Md. Miss Clara Alexander of Yorkville, R. F. D. No. 4, has resumed charge of her school at Kfershaw. Misses Annie McPheeters and Katherine Dickson of Yorkville, visited friends in Rock Hill, last week. Mrs. L. V. Brown of Tryon, N. C., is visiting the family of Mr. B. O. Pennington on Yorkville R F. D. No. 3. Rev. Ray Riddle left yesterday a ftornnnn fnr SlimtAr whArA h A will attend the Brand-McMurray wedding. Misses Marie McNalr and Bessie Woodward of Wlnthrop, and Mr. E. P. Henderson t>f Davidson college, visited Yorkville friends Sunday. Messrs. R. J. Withers, Jos. E. Hart, and R. H. Dobson are attending the United States district court In Greenville. Mr. J. P. Barnes of Yorkville, No. 3, Is to take the superlntendency of the Ware plantation In Bethesda township next year. Mr. J. Prank Peemster of Rock Hill, spent Saturday and Sunday with his father, Mr. J. L. Peemster, on Yorkville No. 4. Mrs. W. B. Moore and Misses Kate Gordon and Jull^ and Helen .Witherspoo'n left Saturday to spend sever&l weeks In New York. Miss Maggie Moore of Yorkville, is attending the national association of second class postmasters in session in Washington this week. . Rev. E. E. Gillespie and Mr. W. I. Wltherspoon are representing the First Presbyterian church of Yorkville at Svnod whlrh mpptn In Florence this week. Miss Louise Moore of Spartanburg county and Miss Martha Riddle of Bethel, are visiting relatives in Yorkvllle. the guests of Mr. Sam M. Grist's family. 1 Mr. M. P. McCalla, fertiliser inspector of the fertilizer department, Clemson college, was in Yorkvllle yesterday. He drew samples at the Cotton Oil mill and at Clover. Mr. R. M. Klser is building a cottage on Mr. Louis Roth's Templeton place, two miles south of Yorkvllle, to be occupied by Mr. W. N. Roberts who is to have charge there next year. Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Cain of Knoxvllle, Tenn., are spending this week with Dr. and Mrs. W. G. White in Yorkvllle. Mr. Cain was superintendent of the Sutro cotton mill about fourteen years ago. Rock Hill Herald, Saturday: An additional award-of the sum of $2.00 was made in the tomato club exhibit late yesterday. This was for the largest yield for a town garden, using twenty-five plants. Miss Lena Williford of Yorkvllle, was the recipient. Announcement has been made of the approaching marriage of Miss Olive Walker of Yorkvllle, to Rev. Grady Hardin, of Clover. The marriage is to take place at Trinity M. E. church, Yorkvllle on the evening of December 10. The bride to be is a daughter of Dr. Miles J. Walker of Yorkvllle, and the groom is a well known member of the South Carolina conference. LOCAL LACONICS The Ginners' Report. The monthly ginners' report of the census department bringing ginnings up to last Friday, will be published next Saturday morning. If the report is strong enough It is expected that it will have a material effect on prices. Rock Hill Wins. The Rock Hill football team defeated the Torkville eleven at Rock Hill Friday by a score of 30 to 0, and outclassed the Yorkville boys at every stage of the game. The Yorkville ceam piays unester at me cnesier fair next Thursday. York County Demonstration Work. The Enquirer has received from Bradford Knapp, special agent in charge of the Farmers' Co-operative Demonstration Work, a summary of the crop records as kept by his department for the year 1912. This summary includes a statement of the work of all the co-operators throughout the south, and from the figures we find that John R. Blair, demonstration agent In York county, had in charge 35 cotton demonstrators working a total of 113 demonstration acres and 47 i demonstrators of corn working a total ; of 184 demonstration acres. The aver- i age yield of seed cotton to the acre on 1 ill the demonstration acres was 1,352.4 md the corn averaged 39.8 bushels to i the acre. I Death of Miss Mattie Craig. Miss Mattie Craig, a highly esteem- 1 ed lady of the community, died last < Saturday night at the home of her I brother-in-law Mr. Robert Shilling- i law, on the outskirts of Yorkvllle, af- 1 ter a long and tedious illness. The In- 1 terment took place In Rose Hill ceme- i tery on Sunday afternoon with ser- < flees conducted at the grave by Rev. 1 f. L. Oates and Dr. E. E. Gillespie. 1 The deceased was a life long member < >f the Associate Reformed church. She 1 s survived by her mother, Mrs. Jane 1 rralg. by one brother, Mr. John B. 1 >aig of Lancaster, and the following < aigters: Mrs. Lissle Ferguson of Lancaster, Mrs. Maggie Shllllnglaw of Yorkvilie No. 7, and Miss Bailie Craig of Yorkvilie. The deceased was fortythree years o? age. English-Walker Marriage. Richmond Times-Dispatch, October 17: "Quantities of yellow and white flowers, lighted candles and palms banked the chancel of Watts Chapel, Union Theological Seminary, last evening at 6 o'clock for the marriage of Miss Annie Muller English to the Rev. John Mack Walker, of Spray, N. C. Trailing vines and fragrant blossoms! were used to outline the windows and doorways of the chapel and white flowers were used on the altar. The ceremony was performed by Dr. Thomas R. English, professor of Greek at the Seminary, and father of the bride, Assisted by the Rev. D. P. McGeachy, pastor of Old Stone church, in Lewis burg, W. Va~, brother-in-law of the bride. The church was thronged with guests for the wedding, which was one of the most interesting of the fall season." The Long 8taple Market. A citizen of the Beersheba neighborhood told The Enquirer last Saturday that he had sold nine bales of Lewis long staple cotton in Gastonla at 17 cents a pound, and that the buyer gave him a separate check, for $9 on the side. That is he was paid in two checks, one for a bonus of $1 a bale. The citizen referred to went. on to make some remarks about the unsat ( factory condition of the long staple market.. He said there was good reason to believe that the competition was not as fair and open as was the case in the short staple market, and that long staple Is not bringing anything like'its value. "In fact," he said, "a Oastonla buyer told me that If I would ship my cotton to Mississippi and have it shipped back to Oastonla as Mississippi long staple, I would get 19 cents a pound. 0' course I could not do that; but I do not see why the home buyers will not pay as much for the home product as for the foreign product when the home product Is Just as good." Death of Mr. Martin Hambright. Mr. Martin J. Hambright died at his home a short distance north of King's Mountain battle ground last Saturday morning and was burled In Antloch cemetery on Sunday. Ite had been In failing health for a number of years past, and his death was the result of the general breakdown incident to his extreme age, he being ninety-four. Mr. Hambright was a descendant of one of the colonels who commanded at King's Mountain, and was born on the* same plantation on which he spent all of his long life, and which had been owned by his ancestors back to the gallant old cononei who behaved so well on the day of the battle. Mr. Hambrlght Is survived by the following sons and daughters: Messrs. John Hambrlght, of Orover, and Mr. George Hambrlght who lives at the old home place; Mrs. Sallle Whlsonant of Blacksbnrg; and Mrs. Wiliam Borders of King's Creek. Rs-Union of the K. M. M. 8. Boys. Columbia special of October 18 to the News and Courier: As years roll by boyhood days and memories become more precious. It has been a long time In years, but In memory but yesterday since the King's Mountain Military school was one of the. best in the state. The young men who - attended this excellent school at Torkvllle, have made their mark In this and other states, but as the school was ?a svalomat In <UU? omvc ni/m?uv*tvu mv effort was made to keep in touch with the former students. Now it is proposed to have the first reunion here on Wednesday of fair week. For this purpose it is desired to secure the name and address of every one who attended the celebrated King's Mountain Military school. The desire is that the name and address be sent at once, either to Gilbert M. Berry, Duncan C. Ray or Pringle T. Youmans, at Columbia. The central figure in the celebration will naturally be Col. Anbury Coward, the soldier and educator who has the affection of all who ever knew him. _ , - ? : < 80UTH CAROLINA NEWS ? W. W. Long, state demonstration agent, estimates that when all the fall sowing is over, the farmers of South Carolina will have in 100,000 acres of cover crops. ? Solicitor Albert E. Hill *of Spartanburg, has inaugurated a new departure by holding meetings of the ma<riatra?Aa in thA rAsoectlve counties of hi* district and riving full and complete Instructions in the law. His ob_ect is to advise the magistrates as to how to proceed in the enforcement of those laws which are especially made for the preservation of order. ? Governor Blease has appointed C. J. Ramage, Esq., of Saluda to fill a number of terms of court in the first circuit vice Judge Ernest Gary, disqualified on account of illness. On accepting the new appointment. Judge Ramage voluntarily resigned his office as a member of the state board of education, thus creating the first precedent that has been made in the state in giving up one office before taking another. i ? Columbia Record: Gov. Blease granted probably the most unique parole of his career, when he permitted James G. Selgler, a reputed wealthy man of Aiken county to leave the state penitentiary until December 1, that he might make possible arrangements with some parties 1 at his home county to assist mm in saving all or part of his estate valued at about $50,000, which will be sold at public auction on salesday In November. Certificate of the clerk of court, John W. Dunbar, affirming that mortgages aggregating $45,000 on the real property of Selgler are on file in his office, has been placed In the hands of Governor Blease. Seigler was convicted at the June, 1912, term of court for Aiken county, of manslaughter, and sentenced to seven years In the state penitentiary. In granting this parole of such an unusual nature, Governor Blease said: "It strikes me that this is a very unusual request, and I must admit that tt has given me some considerable ' worry. First, to do that which is proper in the matter, and next figure sut what is proper. Every man, before tie commits a crime, should first consider not only what the result will tie to himself, but what suffering he will bring upon his wife and children, ind if every man is to be released because it would bring suffering and loss :o his wife and children, there would ae few ever punished, but this rejuest is only for temporary liberty, n order to allow the party the privlege of protecting himself and his tomlly in matters of court, as is set iut in the petition; and, as I have stated, it has given me considerable worry to know what is right to do in the premises. I do not wish to set a. precedent, and do not intend- thin case to be a precedent fof my guld-. ance or for the guidance of apy of my sucoessors, but each and every case in the future, if any should be presented, should be made to stand upon its own merits and be passed upon as the cir-* cumstances may then presdnt themselves. Upon this showing, the defendant, J. O. Seigler, has been granted a parole upon the condition that he do not take a drink of whiskey, wine or beer, por carry upon hie person any kind of a weapon, either openly or concealed, during the term of this parole, and upon the ftorther condition thi t he report once during a# Ufa vaIaooa In nanrnn cavn uaj ui mo *u frvcwvwf w the sheriff of Aiken county, and be kept In the custody of said sheriff of Aiken county in such manner as said sheriff may determine as best for the carrying out of the purposes of this parole, and thjrt he, the said J. Q. Selgler, return to the state penitentiary, at Columbia, on or before the first day of December, 191t, for suoh further action as may then be taken by the governor of the state. Parole dated October 17, 1911." The petition for a parole of this kind was presented by Quitman Davis, father-in- .. law of Selgler, who Is described by the the governor as "one of the most high-toned and best dtlsens of this state." Request was received by the governor from Judge H. F. Rice, before whom Selgler was convicted, asking that this man be temporarily paroled for the purpose of. attempting to save part of his family property. Members of the jury which convicted Selgler Joined Judge Rice in his request, as also did a number of good citlsens of Aiken county. ? Columbia Record. Saturday: "The question of deductionr of the investments of banks in non-taxable securities in assessing the. value of tte shares for taxation having been' recently passed upon -by Judge ..George E. Prince of Anderson, In the circuit court, in tne case 01 tne i^oan at o?tinr> bank of Yorkvllle, against Auditor B. M. Love of York county, will make a history of the litigation on this question in this state of interest to the public," stated Comptroller General A. W. Jones today in discussing this matter. This question was first raised in this state by General Jones In 1888 when auditor of Abbeville county, when he refused to allow investments of a bank in United States bonds to be deducted from the amount of capital stock for the purpose of taxation in the hands of the sharehold era This stand was sustained and the banks acquiesced in it When the state debt was refunded in 18*8' the legislature passed an act directing that the amount of the bank's invest- , ments in Brown Consol redemption % bonds issued under the act of 1898, should be first deducted from the bank's capital in arriving at the value of the shares for purposes of taxation In the hands of the shareholders. In 1908, Mr. Jones was elected comptroller general, and at once took the position that the not of 1898 should be strictly construed by the banks and th* c on-taxable securities should not be deducted in arriving at the value of the shares for the purposes of taxation, except those of Brown Consol redemption bonds. The instruct ton* of the comptroller general wow . 4 followed in all except a few counties notably Charleston county. This matter was heard before the late Judge Robert Aid rich in a case from Kershaw county, Bank of Camden agalnut McCaajclll, county treasurer, which wag argued by the then assistant attorney general. The poidtlon of Comptroller General J ones was euetained In every respect by Judge Aldrich In his decree. In regard to school bonda there Ik no provision In the act making them non-taxable which authorises the tax officers to deduct those bonds, when held by a bank, from the value of the shores of bank stock assessed and taxad against the holders. The law aa declared by Judge. Aldrlch was generally observed in this state with the exception of Charleston and York counties. The persistence of the board of assessors of Charleston county In allowing these Illegal exceptions to banks, and now followed In York county, was the occasion of correspondence between the comptroller general and the Peoples' National bank of Charleston, claiming such allowance. The claim was refused, and the comptroller general states that he hopes the bank will pay the tax under protest and test the matter in the courts. In York county the board of equalisation undertook to, and did in violation of the special rules as to assessment and taxation of bank shares, and In face of the decisions of the court* tax the bank's capital after exempting the amount of their investments in all classes of non-taxable bond* Instead of assessing the value of the bank shares against the shareholders as required by law. After the tax books had been made up, the chairman of the board of equalisation attempted to correct the assessment against the First National bank of Rock Hill by ordering exemptions of certain national bonds, in violation of the Federal and state laws, charges the comptroller general. This would have made the entire tax on the bank 11 legal. ouuBtf^uenu/ ui? ummi*w made the bads of an action in which the county auditor of TCrk'county and the hanks were involved. Comptroller General Jones said: "It will thus be seen that I have won out continuously ^ In the fight to prevent these illegal exemptions allowed banks." MERE MENTION . . The steamship Imperator, arriving at Plymouth, England, Saturday, reported that she had passed the burning Volturno derelict on the previous Wednesday A New Tork report Is to the effect that Chas. P. Murphy will retire from the leadership of Tammany shortly after the November elections. The decision Is said to be due to recent attacks The will of a Boston spinster carries a request of (50,000 in trust, the Interest to be given to women "who have seen better days.".. "Westphal'a comet," after an absence of <1 years, has again appeared in the southern skies...... After masquerading- for two years as a male college student, "Handsome Jack Hill," at Meeker. Col., turns out to be awoman .A Kansas rarmer has produced a new forage plant by crossing the Russian thistle with clover and alfalfa. The hybrid is claimed to be an ideal dry weather plant The police of L&Porte, ind., are still looking for Mrs. Belle 3unness, who disappeared eight years igo, charged with the murder of twelve persons, including three of her >wn children The timely awaking of the sheriff at Rome, Ga.. Frliay night prevented the escape of hree prisoners who were digging their vay through a wall Pour perrons were killed and one fatally inlured in New Orleans, Saturday light, when a switching engine collided with an automobile at a grade mossing. The United States senIto nn HifiiMaw njttuutri (UnatAr Lapp's bill prohibiting the sending >f campaign funds from one state to mother Austria has sent Servia in ultimatum demanding its evacua:lon of certain ports occupied by 3ervian troops in Albania New York dispatch of yesterday lays that Wm. Sulzer the Impeached governor of New York, has accepted a lomlnation from the Sixth District ?Jew York Progressives for the assem)ly. The nomination was unanimous.