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JSmjts ami Jarte. ? There are 113 newspapers and 14 magazines in the United States owned and directed by negroes, the department of labor announced Saturday as the result of a recent Inquiry. Nearly thirteen hundred employes, of which 61 tfre white workers, manage the publications, which include 96 secular, 23 religious and eight fraternal, published weekly, monthly and daily. Sixty?three of the publications, the department stafed, maintain and operate their own presses, and an additional seven conduct work of a book or job nature. ? Former President Wilson, "as an American citizen and as a native of Virginia," has written Commonwealth Attorney Thomas H. Lyon, of Manassas, Va., it became known Saturday, thanking him for the part he took recently in saving Alvln Harris, a negro, from a mob. Harris shot and killed a law officer who was attempting' iv arrest him. Fearing that Harirs would be lynched if captured by the mob, Attorney Lyon induced his surrender by promises to protect him from violence., He put the negro in hirf automobile, and avoiding the mob, placed him in Jail at Alexandria, Va? from where he was later removed to Richmond. ? By a vote of 26 to 24 the senate has approved the committee amendment imposing duties on woolen cloth for men's suitings. Seven Republicans voted against the amendment and three Democrats supported it. The duties as agreed upon are 26 cents a pound and 40 per cent, ad-valorem on such cloth valued at not more than 60 centff a pound; 40 cents and 50 per centr-ad-valorem on such cloth valued at not more than 50 cents a pound; 40 ' centg. and 50 per cent, ad-valorem on that valued at from 60 to 80 cents a poupd: 49 cents a pound and 50 per cent., ad-valorem on that valued at mors than SO cents a pound. Under an amendment by Senator L<enroot, which was approved the 49 cents a pound compensatory duty would apply only on the woolen content of the cloth. ? "More terrible machines than were used in the late war are being constructed," said Prime Minister Lloyd George at a luncheon given by \ prominent free churchmen in London Friday. "What for?" he asked, and continued: "To attack cities and man, destroy and burn helpless women and children. Keep your eyes on what is happening. If the churches of Europe and America allow that to fructify, thej^had better close their doors. We reduced our armaments and if other nations follow the example, there will be rw serious menace to peace. But, it i^ difficult for a nation to remain defenseless w lile others are preparing for war." Mr. Lloyd George said that the next wai, if it came, would be a war.on civili sation itself. Speaking of the su?Jdenn< ss in which war came, he said: "The war germ, like any other germ?you Jo not know that you have it until it has got you. It is or no use arguing wi.h an epileptic when the fit is on him There is that atmosphere in the w irld now and the explosive material is scattered over the face of Europe. When a match is dropped it is too lute to wave the covenant of the league of nations. It is the new spirit that is wanted. Lock up the explosives and especially lock up those given to dropping matches. The chueches must promote the new spirit which is necessary." The prime minister 'fenid that he attached high hopes to tjhe league of nations. He said that civUteation would, be safe if the league succeeded, if it failed, civilization was doomed, he thought. ? Henry B. Spencer, former viceprefcl&ent of the Southern Railway and geixoral purchasing agent for the wartime railroad administration has been apffoiivted federal coal administrator for'the duration of the present strike emergency by President Harding. Mr. I Spencer becomes administrative member pf the coal distribution committee i which will control distribution of available coal supplies on a priority J basis to essential industries and utilities. With the announcement of creation of the office of the coal administrator, confidence was expressed at the White House that production of coal regardless of rail and mine strikes eventually would be increased to the point where it would he adequate for the country's needs. President Hard tngf ieit so assurea on ims pumi, n. na? said, that he contemplated no further move in the coal strike situation. Secretary Hoover, who announced Mr. Spencer's selection by President Hardin r: ior the vacancy on the central committee, made public also names of operators from coal producing districts so fhr designated as members of tin advisory committee which is a part of the federal organization for maintaining coal prices and insuring fuel distribution. They are: 0. E. Pockus of New York, chairman, for Viiginia; E. L. Doug'as of Cincinnati, for Kentucky: George S. Francis of Greensbnrge, Pa., for Pennsylvania; E. C. TIahnn of Knoxville, for Tennessee; W. J. Mangec of Charleston. \V. Ya? and li. E. White of Glen White, W. Va, for West Virginia. C. E. Tuttle of New York, was named advisor to the committee oil lake and northwest movement and LeBaron Willard of New York, adviser on bunker and tidewater movement. The governors of 23 states. Mr. Hoover announced, have undertaken to erect the necessary administration to control profiteering and distributions of fuel within their state borders. ? What has been one of the bitterest political campaigns ever waged in Missouri came to a close Friday night and the election is in progress today. The campaign is within the Democratic party for the United States senatorial nomination, and. the candidates are Senator James A. Heed, seeking renomination and Breckinridge Long, former assistant secretary of state under Wilson. The row had its origin in Reed's difference with Wilson on the IT :il?? Reed and sought his defeat, preventing his securing a seat in the last National Democratic convention in St. Louis. Long is a many times millionaire in the name of his wife and a friend and crony of Mr. Wilson. Much money has been s|>ent in.behalf of Long and the state has been divided into two camps. ?on?* having its slogan "Rid Its Of Long" and the other having for its slogan "Win With Long." The Democrats of the United States senate insist without exception that Heed is the ablest man in that body, and that his defeat will be a calamity to the party. According to reports. Reed had been virtually beaten up to a week or two ago; but since then sentiment has been changing rapidly, and it is the general opinion now that the result of today's election will be exceedingly close. The league of nations, the food administration of Herbert Hoover and all the pot issues of the campaign advanced by both candidates furnished Senator Reed subjects that have been echoed in all sections of the state drririg the campaign. Mr. Long rciteiated his previous charges against his t pponcnt. whom he assailed for failure t protect the party in 1920 and for making speeches for a Republican can idato in Wisconsin. He again charg d that) many Republicans would volt for hisj opponent today. Mook services for the j "political funeral" marked Saturday'si activities of the Long supporters. Preceding the "funeral," of Mr. Reed, an P.'fiKjk wast taken around the rit-y; folio*-ed by a. long string of automobiles carrying Long followers and laden with I^ong campaign posters. The sil" Republican candidates for the senatorial nomination. It. R. Brewster, John MaKlnley, Attorney General Jesse W. Barr^'t, Colonel John R. Parker, U. S. A., State Senator David M. Proctor and William Sacks will close their campaign U >day. Mr. Brewster and Mr. Barrett ."are generally believed by politicians So be the favorites in this race. (The % orluillc inquirer. Entered at '"thi. IPostofflce at Tork, as Mall Matter of the Second Class. TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 1922. The Missouri row gives the Republicans a good chance either way,, because whethor Reed or Long wins, many partisans of the losing side are apt to bolt. While it is not unusual for a candidate of the character of Mr. John Gary Evans to announce for the house, there are very few people in this state who are going to construe this development as having no further significance than a desire to serve Spartanburg county, or even South Carolina. Mr. Evans, a former governor of the si to and national Democratic executive committeeman, is quoted as de daring that he has no further political ambition; that he has only consented to go to the house at the request of friends and that his solo object is service to his county and state. There are some, perhaps, who will believe that, and there are others who will look for deeper motives. Mr. Evans has made several efforts to go to the United States senate, for instance, and however it may be as to the house of representatives, the United States senate is still quite a worthy object of his ambition. It is quite evident that if Bieaso should be elected governor again, there will be little more political hope for Mr. Evans, and it is not unreasonable to assume thai this state of affairs may have something to do with iiirf present action. As a candidate for the house he will have a better opporunity to fight Bieaso in Spartanburg county, and in the event Blease becomes governor. Evans, provided he is elected, can still make himself quite prominent in the house. Mr. Evans is a politician of long experience and of very great ability. 1 Social and Economic Justice. All fairly w ell informed individuals who are acquainted with the civil and economic history of the past, are fully cognizant of the fact that there is little that is new in the present nationwide controversy between capital and labor. This is the rock on which the Babylonish empire split. It was here that the Persian empire was wrecked, and it destroyed the empire of Alexander. The downfall of the Roman empire i along these same lines is universally familiar. It was because of-this same question that Europe had to grope through the darkness of the Middle Ages. It has been the ever present problem of England, Germany, France and other European countries, and it is the biggest thing before the American people today. People who have not read, or who hrve read to forget are naturally inclined to hold that these problems gave no concern to the founders of this republic; but people who have an intplli'^ont rnmnrf?hpnv:ifin r*f ihr> It i e _ tcry of the United States, are well aware that social and economic justice were as much an issue in 1776 as they are today. It was clearly understood by the fathers who undertook the task of establishing this government after the people had compelled recognition of American independence, that the one great problem for solution was suitable guarantees of the rights of the various classes that went then, as they go now, to make up the body politic. These Masses then, as now, were roughly grouped into two great divisions, commonly referred to as capital and labor. There were people, led mainly by Alexander Hamilton, who hold that it would never do to trust the control of the state, or even too tntich influence in the state, to the "common people," and Thomas Jefferson, who held and believed that the "common people," the whole people, were the < nly real ' assurance of the development of a per- r manent state to which all could give sincere allegiance and which would af- ^ ford protection to all. I in ordinary times probably, the Hatniltonian ideas would have had the 1 right of way, because natural concomi- ' tants of wealth are culture, polish, in- ' tellectual training, and these natu- 1 rally have right of way over numbers. But just at that time the great majority of the men among the masses were soldiers who had risked their lives and shed their blood for the liberty that all had agreed was the greatest boon that had come to mankind, and no man dared try to shut them out entirely. The result was a compromise between manhood suffrage and special privilege. In the constitution it was arranged that the people should elect the lower house of congress, either directly, or through their legislatures; that the senate with equal power with the 1 house, should be chosen indirectly by f representatives of the people; that the c president should be elected Indirectly, and should appoint the judges who interpreted the laws. This arrangement gave some popular representation, where previously there was nune; but still it left the senate, the president and the courts as the guardians of privilege and wealth. Hut all the tendency since the days of Jefferson and Hamilton has been in the direction of the Jeffersonian ideas ?the control of the people as a whole instead of class government. The election of governors of states is no longer the privilege of state legislatures, and many states now elect their judges by popular vote. The United States senate, formerly the stronghold of privilege, is now elected by the people, and there is a growing sentiment of changing the constitution so as to provide for the election of the president and the justices of the supreme court in the same manner. It will have to be admitted by all men, however, that at the present time we are a long: way from anything like a representative democratic government. At the present moment we are witnessing the spectacle of our president and his administration negotiating with the representatives of certain classes of our citizens as though with hostile governments, in the interest of certain other classes. To be more specific the president is dickering with representatives of labor on the one hand and of capital on the other in behalf of an element somewhat vaguely called the public. And while the presiftrvnt iu simnnuriit tn lio pnnrprnpfl rmlv about fairness, each side is suspicious that he is representing the other side. There is hardly any question of the fact that the representatives of labor look upon the government as some malign influence that is trying to crush them, and it is reasonably certain that the employer class look upon the labor leaders as representing a power that ought to be crushed. That part of the public that is not directly identified with either of the classes mentioned, has a clear conviction that something is wrong, bad wrong; but at the same time it has no definite idea as to how that something is to be corrected in fairness and justice to all concerned. As we see it, it would not do for either side to have the complete upper hand in this matter. The success of the money power would mean an oligarchy under which the liberty for tokUU 4 I ..1 .1 .. \Y 12 1111 UUl 1UI Ulclllll'l H V^UUIll UUL exist, and the success of the labor unions would mean a socialism under which there would be no place for anything except manual labor. One condition would be as destructive as the other. Surely all reasonable men ought to be able to see that all honest, earnest, constructive workers in whatever line, whether as physical laborers, artisans or intellectuals, arc equally important to the Comfort, safety, convenience, pleasure, happiness and fullest development of all. As we see it, the country i3 riding to the same fate that has befallen all previous efforts of government along capitalistic lines. We mean that just as the deification of money has destroy ed the social and economic structures of other governments, it is threatening the destruction of ours, and if there is any remedy at all it is to get rid of the on? great source of the trouble? the power of money. Christianity was never intended as a system of economics or of government. Christ came into tlie world only to show the way of eternal salvation; but incidentally to his great mission he also taught the ruinous power of money. lie told the rich young man about it in so many words, and the only resort he ever made to violence was when he drove the money changers from the tsmple. Not once did he ever recognize it or authorize it ao a means of building up his kingdom. It seems to us that if we would ever succeed in establishing a government that will last as it should last, and open the way to peace, justice, progress and happiness, we must recast the age-old system that has been proving its failure from the beginning and es tablish along now linos. Under present conditions we have class government in its worst form. With the best that can ho done, there is no way of getting away from class government and really it is not desirable to get away from it. Hut the trouble now is that the classes are not properly represented. Only two classes arc recognized, the rich and the poor, and all other classes r.rc aligning themselves on on? side or the other, when the best interests of the whole could be much better subserved if each class had proper representation of its own Interests. For instance, suppose we should recast oui* present government and redistribute representation on a basis of special class interest, instead of on a basis of general sectional interests. That is. instead of selecting representatives from so many thousand miscellaneous people, select representation from the various classes in proportion to the importance of each, with each r-lass electing its own representatives to a congress to bo composed of the iv hole. A rough cast of the fundamental inlorer.ts to be represented would include something like this: (1) Agriculture; (2) labor; (3) transportation; (1) minng; (5) banks, merchants and professions. Each of these might be subdivided, md suitable representation assigned to >ach, and also the intellectuals of ioieneo, art and culture might have cpresentnlion from the nation at largo o act as a balance wheel among the >thcr classes. Of course these ideas would seem rupracticable and radical to many; ?ut consider the Gompers, the Sorviss's. the Grabies and the Jewells, and onsider that since they have erected powerful governments oUt6ido of our rfccognizcd government, how much less dangerous and more useful they would bo as members of such a congress as has been outlined. History teaches us that it Is easy for a few classes to combine against other classes and govern all other classes by force of arms; but it also teaches that such governments never Last long, for reasons that are only too obvious. But there has never been any extensive attempt at the building up a government that sought the concurrence of ell interests for the good of the whole. It seems that such a government should be well nigh invincible. ? A note sent by the Greek government to the A11 fes respecting the in tentions of Greece in Asia minor, says an Athens dispatch, emphasizes the view that the occupation of Constantinople is the only means of bringing about peace, and says Grecco has made arrangements with that purpose in view. The note begs the Allies to ir.sue the necessary orders to the army of Brigadier General Sir Charles Harrington, commander of the Allied force in Constantinople, and says it is conildent difficulties will not be imposed in the way of Greece. The note adds that by t'ie neutralization of Constantinople, the Allies are protecting, instead of coercing Turkey, a.nd thus depriving Greece of means for imposing peace. The Turkish atrocities, the note continues, make it vital for Greece to adopt more energetic measures against the Turks, but that the Greek government is willing to discuss the matter with the Allies. General Harrington'3 declaration that he will oppose by force any move toward Constantinople has caused deep discouragement and disappointment in Greece as the newspapers have been leading the people to believe Greek occupation of Constantinople would not be resisted by the Allies. There was a threehour session of the cabinet on Saturday, and at its conclusion the government handed a supplemental note to the Allied diplomats. The contents of this note have not been disclosed. An announcement that the Greek government Is prepared to extend the war against the Turks beyond the already extensive borders caused intense excitement on the Paris bourse and further aggravation of Greece's financial and commercial crisis. The drachma fell Saturday to nearly 50 to the dollar. The Greek army of 300,000 men in Asia Minor, Macedonia and Thrace is costing $7,000,000 monthly. It is realized that this expenditure cannot be kept up indefinitely in the present perilous state of the treasury. The re mittances of $50,000,000 from Creeks in America during the last year have been of immense assistance to the government. The Creeks are still hopeful that tho American government may release the balance of the $50,000,000 credits established during the regime of Premier Venizelos. This balance amounts to"' "$33,000,000. The steadily increasing cost of living, the continued calling to the colors of bread winners of families and the failure of the government to secure financial assistance abroad are causing disconsolation among the populace generally, who are war-weary after ten years of , almost continuous strife. The feeling seems to prevail, however, that tile government has been driven to a desperate expedient, and a majority of the people apparently are disposed loyally to support it. COLORED M. E. CONFERENCE Summary of Session Just Closed In Yorkville. Reported for The Yorkville Enquirer by A. L. Love, colored. The annual district conference of the Spartanburg district convened in Wesley Methodist Episcopal church Yorkvillc on July 26, with Rev. J. C. Martin, district superintendent presiding. Following devotional exercises conducted by the district superintendent, the conference was organized by the appointment of the necessary committees, after which there was an adjournment until 8 o'clock, p. m. Rev. W. H. Wright responded to an address of welcome by Miss Parthernia M. Wright, after which Mrs. Moore delivered a stirring address on church work. Mrs. W. H. Walton, superintendent of the anti-tuberculosis sanitarium, gave a helpful and instructive talk on the subject of, "Our Bodies and How to Fare for Them.'' She said in part that while the Master loves our souls, he also loves our bodies, which makes it all the more important 101* us to take tlie greatest possible care of our bodies by doing everything in our power to prevent the spread of tuberculosis germs. She advised the use of individual drinking cups at home, at school and wherever we drink. She urged each pastor and lay delegate to help leach our youth to live out their three score and ten years. The conference was entertained at dinner on Thursday by Rev. (\ It. Brown of the St. James charge and his congregation, and it was a royal spread that they provided. Devotional exercises of Thursday included two forceful sermons, one in the morning and the other in the evening, and also during the day papers were read on the following subjects: "Health as Related to the Ministry." ?Rev. A. MctJill. "Kindness and Its Influence."?Mary Adams and Carry 1,. Sims. "The ideal Preacher's Wife. Ellen Wright end M. II. Davis. "leadership of Girls' Activities."? Taye Melton. "The Place of the Bible in Religious Education."?Rev. E. E. Charley and Bernice Pool. "The Relation of The Toadies Aid Society to the Church."?Mary Anderson and Eloise Kelly. "The Social Eife in Our Home."? Elizabeth Wright. i "The Stewardship of Tithing."?J. i W. Moultrie. "Tlio need of the Rural School."? i Isabella Medea n. i "Early Impressions."?Edith Gary. "The Simplicity of Jesus as a I Treacher."?Rev. Harris and J. (\ i Armstrong. I Financial and other reports were ' submitted during Thursday, Fnua.v ' and Saturday. ! Rev. J. \V. Moultrie of Sumter, who was present from Thursday until Sat- I unlay delivered a lecture in which he ; declared tli.it a true Christian must 1 get in the habit of giving a tenth to l the Master. i The conference closed Sunday night t the day having been devoted to Sunday school exercises and sermons by < Revs. J. \V. Moultrie, C. 15. Brown and t R. R. Williams, t LOCAL AFFAIRS, NEW ADVERTISEMENTS Mrs. Jeff Clark?In behalf of the country store. J. M. Stroup?Twenty per cent, discount sale on summer goods. I Courtney & Cannon?Reduction on all labor charges on Ford cars. Nathan Feinstein's Department Store? Feinstoin's August Clearance Sale. Kirkpatrick-Belk Company?Our big semi-annual clearance sale. McConnell Dry Goods Company?One hundred pairs sport oxfords. Shady Nook Poultry Farm?The Berkshire hog. The Star Theatre, J. Q. Wray, ManaI-Tn Itflov lllrl.'l V in "Bobbed Hair." York Supply Company?Feed Oates. Carroll Bros.?Just arrived Shad roe and Columbia river salmon. James M. Campbell, Chairman?The Tirzah Picnic Tuesday August 15. Hawthorne Ball Park?A read . Mill and Hawthorne at Clover nex' Friday. W. T. Slaughter?Candidate far Superintendent of Education. John E. Carroll?Candidate for Superintendent of Education. Broadus M. Love?Candidate for Auditor of York county. . John A. Marion, Chairman?Notice as to Primary Election. B. F. Goodrich Rubber Co.?New tire prices. E. B. Hough?Auto painting, lining and upholstering. Neglect to comment on the departure of Rev. J. L. Oates, D. D., and family from Yorkville, would be in the nature of a serious dereliction; but to attempt an appreciation that would do justice to the subject would be quite ^ * * ? - t J |n V neb flO.surci. uunng ma i l'siucuuc in j.w. nville Dr. Oqtes has been the official head of the Associate Reformed church, and his actual work has been that of an ambassador of Christ. He was a model pastor, not only to his own congregation; but to all who felt need of his services in any other church or in no church. His watchword has been service, and in service he has been efficient, impartial and tender. His acquaintance extended to almost everybody, both white and colored; but he | knew individuals not so much as indlI viduals but as potential members of the kingdom of Heaven. Prom that standpoint every man was his brother, and o every man he rendered a brother's duty. And his family is like unto him. Everybody in the community feels a iH'i-sonal loss in the departure of Dr. Oates and the good will of all is following him to his new field of usefulness. "There is going to be some pretty warm politics from now on," said a live-wire politician from Rock Hill, who was in attendance on the meeting of the county executive committee yesterday. "I have been hearing it rumored for some time that there would be some eleventh-hour candidates for the legislature before the closing of the doors next Tuesday. The dope is like this: Because taxation is the principal issue and most of the people who are smarting under too much taxation are instinctively looking to Blease, it was wise not to stir these people up too much until after the closing of the enrollment books. The lower part of the state where the boil weevil has already heen getting in its vork, having been the hardest hit, they could be the easiest stirred. Therefore no unnecessary disturbance was permitted in that section. The politicians word looking for ward to this same situa4ion in the upcountry, when they provided that tax executions be kept out of the hands of the sheriff until after the election. It was recognized by all of them that if! executions had been allowedrto take| their usual course, the whole country would now he in a ferment. So the idea is to begin the fight in the Piedmont, after the closing of the enrollment books under the most favorable conditions possible. I am looking for the fight to begin in earnest now throughout York county and all through the Piedmont, and it will be along Blcase and anti-Blease lines. If it does not turn out like I say, then it will be because the politicians in charge of the plans have changed their minds, and I am not looking for any change of program." THE MARRIAGE RECORD. Marriage licenses have been issued by the judge of probate as follows: July 25? Paul \V. Drennan and Edna ? it in.iwiii, v i?> > ri , July 25?Sam T. Ferguson and Agnes Hope, Sharon. July 27?II. Qui nil 1'arrott and Martha Smith, Clover. July 29?Guy Hryant and Edna Smith, Cramerton, X. C. July 29?Otis Myers and I'earl Sahins, (lastonia. July 31?Simon Itiley and Lottie Mac Kailcy, Fort Mill. CITY DELIVERY There will be no city delivery for Yorkville, at least for the present. Tile , town is fully entitled to it oil a basis of the volume of mail handled and the , amount of the receipts of the office; i the community is a little off on the board of polities required f?r forms of , this kind. , Congressman Stevenson has sent the ' Yorkville Enquirer a copy of a letter that he received from the First Assist- v ant postmaster general on the subject. f This letter which is dated July 25, reads as follows: I "The investigation made at your re- 2 quest with a view to determining the feasibility of establishing city delivery 3 service in lieu of village delivery ser- j vice at York, South Carolina, has been completed and from the facts brought . out during tlie investigation it is found . that the patrons of the York post office have been accorded adequate and satisfactory service by village carriers, j v "In view of the fact that tlie installa- j * lion of city delivery service would maleivallv increase the exnenso of de-I \ livery service ;il York, I trust that you I will agree with me that in the interest >f economy village delivery service v should be retained." v Although it is a fact that "village de- j. ivory" in the case of this town gives ihout the same service that "city deivery" would give, the city delivery |" iays a little more money to the car- , 1 iers, and it was more especially desir- s d for that reason. The investigator sent down by the >s lepnrtment came down on a still hunt, V ind the committees that would have jiiderUlvcn to show him wherein the town should have consideration did not know of his coming until after he had prone. The Enquirer has reason to believe however that he rested his unfavorable report to the department principally on the fact that the city has never yet taken the trouble to put up signs to carry the information as to the names of the various streets. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE All of the thirty-one members of the county Democratic executive committee for York county either were present or were represented by proxy at the meeting of the committee in Yorkvillc yesterday. Following' were those present yesterday: Aragon?F. B. Cotton. 1? M Wiil.lln Bethany?B. It. Smith. Beeraheba?M. S. Carroll. Blairsvlllc?H. J. Sherer. Bullock's Creek?J. C. Kirkpatrick. Catawba?S. W. Ferguson. Clover?J. E. Boamguard. Cannon Mill?-W. C. Pannell. Kbenezer John F. Williams. Filbert?John Q. Hall. Fort Mill?8. H. Epps. Forest Hill?S. S. Glenn. Hickory Grove?Br. W. F. McGill. Hopewell?W. I. Howell. Lesslle?D. P. Lesslie. McConnellsville?S. H. T/n-e. Mitchell's Store?Thos. Mitchell. Newport?Robert MoFadden. New Zion?W. M. Smith. Ogden?\V. II. Dunlap. Rock Hill No. 1?W. M. Dunlap.Rock Hill No. 2?Erwin Carothers. Rock Hill No. 3.?Dave L. Moss. Rock Hill No. 4.?Mrs. Alexander Dong. Santiago?E. W. Pursley. Smyrna?C. G. Castles. Sharon?Dr. J. H. Saye. Tirzah?J. M. Campbell. Yorkville No. 1.?W. B. Keller. Yorkville No. 2.?J. Frank Faulkner. MEN AND WOMEN VOTERS A count of the voters at the thirtyone precincts in York county by The Yorkvillc Enquirer shows thnt tlicre are a total of -1,883 inon and 1,392 women enrolled to vote in the primary election. Following are the voters by precinct, showing the total number of men and women enrolled: Precincts Men Women Aragon 283 30 Bethel 96 28 Bethany 105 34 Beersheba 44 15 Blairsvilio 112 45 Bullock's Creek 54 26 Catawba . 56 8 Clover 437 101 Cannon Mill 107 23 Ebenezer 72 17 Filbert 129 83 Fort Mill 437 41 Forest Hill 101 16 Hickory Grove 204 90 Hopewell 36 21 Lesslie ? 91 30 McConnellsville 122 60 Mitchell's Store ? ? 37 9 Newport 51 4 New Zion 58 11 Ogden 82 8 Rock Hill No. 1 333 66 Rock Hill No. 2 359 115 Rock Hill No. 3 283 35 Rock Hill No. 4 286 99 Santiago 73 27 Sharon 123 59 Smyrna _ 84 10 Tireah 86 7 Yorkvillc No. 1 269 137 Yorkville No. 2. 273 118 Total 4,883 1,392 WITHIN THE TOWN ? Mr. John S. Sandifer and family have moved into their new residence on Wright Avenue recently completed. ? E. A. Montgomery, superintendent of the Yorkville Graded school had a number of young men employed last week re varnishing a large number of school desks badly in need of revarnlshing and repairs. ? Associate Reformed Presbyterians from all parts of the county attended the services in the Yorkville Associate Reformed Presbyterian church last Sunday, many of them coming both morning and evening and the feature of the evening services was a union meeting of all the local congregations. The occasion was the winding up of the pastorate of the Rev. J. L. Oates, I). D.. who has served the Yorkville church for the past thirteen years and who left today to assume the pastorate of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian church of Columbia. The services were of an ordinary character, except that the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper was observed during the morning hour in the usual manner. The visitors of the morning were mostly Auur.fir.to Reformed Presbyterian friends and admirers of the popular pastor, who availed themselves of the privilege of this participating in the the last services Mr. Oates was to conduct here in an official capacity. At the close of the regular night service, the ministerial union of Yorkville took charge, Rev. E. E. Gillespie, D. P., presiding, and each of the local pastors was offered the opportunity to give an appreciation of Dr. Oates and his service in the community. Talks wore made by Ftcv. T. T. Walsh of the Episcopal, Rev. Dr. Gillespie, of the Presbyterian, Rev. J. K. Walker of the Methodist and Rev. P. P. Hill of the Baptist church, to which talks Rev. Rr. Oates made appropriate response. ABOUT PEOPLE. Mrs. Miriam Inablnet, of Swansea, S. t\, is visiting tin* family of Mr. R. \j. Robinson on York N'o. 1. Misses Thclma and Alice Inmnn, of Yorkville, are visiting Mrs. E. M. Stanton in Charlotte. Miss Annie Eerguson who has been . isiting friends in Columbus, (la., has eturnccl to her home In Yorkville. Mrs. Pan Hcyward, of Richmond, kra., is visiting her parents, Mr. and Urs. Robert Witherspoon, in Yorkville. Miss Esther Ashe, who has been isiting friends in Chester has return'd to her home in Yorkville. Mr. and Mrs. R. Mack Robinson of .ancaster, are visiting the family of dr. R. N. 1'laxco on York N'o. 1. Mrs. Ray Riddle and children and drs. Canning, of Columbia, are visit ii},r ju s. w. i>. meeie, iri loiKviue. Paul Whiterides of Columbia visited lis mother, Mrs. 10. Whitcsidcs in "orkville on Sunday. Miss Kittic Blair of Sharon No. 1, is isiting her sister, Mrs. A. M. Grist, in "ork\ iHe. Miss Winnie Davis Smith, of Mt. "ornon, Ga? -s visiting the family of lev. D. I,. Hill, in Yorkvillc. Mr. George O'Farrell who has been isiting relatives and friends in Yorkille. has returned to his home in Atinta. Miss Margaret Marshall, has return- ' d to her home in Yorkville. alter atL-nding: summer school at the Univer- 1 ity of Virginia. 1 Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ferguson and Mr. . . B. Pratt and f.omily of Sharon, left esterday for a trip into the inoim- , tins of Western North Carolina. There is little change in the condi tion of Mr. Thos. F. Tx'sslio of Dosslle, who" has hern very ill at his home at Lesslie, for several months past. Dr. Jiwjies B. Kennedy of Yorkville, has been elected president of the South 1 Carolina Club at the summer school at Columbia University, New York. Mrs. C. W. McGee and son, of Yorkville, are visiting relatives in Greenville. Mrs. McGee is attending' the Baptist State Sunday School convention. The congregation of the Church of the Good Shepherd (UplscoiKil) has Planted tne pastor, nev. i. i. wiimn, a vacation for the month of August. Hev. Mr. Walsh will spend a part of the time in Charleston. i VOTERS BY PRECINCTS. Count of the thirty-one club rolls of the county by the executive committee yesterday showed that a total of 6,275 men and women arc enrolled to vote in tho primary election. When the rolls are revised next Monday a few will very likely be stricken off. A count yesterday also , showed that out of the total enrollment there were 856 men and women who made their mark. While this cannot be taken to mean that exactly 856 men and women who desire to vote in York county cannot write their names, since a few had members of the enrollment committee at their respective precincts sign for them on the plea that "1 forgot my glasses" or "I am too nervous to write today," at the same lime it is taken as u pretty good index as to the amount of illiteracy among white people 21 years old and over in the county. It is estimated that out or the 85b there were probably 56 who could manage to draw their names in some fashion if forced to do so as the rules require; hut that the other 800 could not write. The most startling revelation relative to illiteracy was at Santiago precinct in western York county where 100 voters enrolled and 47 of the 100 made their mark. At Fort Mill out of a total enrollment of 478 there were 142 to touch the pen and at Clover 111 out of a total of 538. Only two club rolls were clear of illiterates. They were Catawba and Bullock's Creek precincts. Here are the figures showing the enrollment at each precinct and the number at each precinct making their mark: Precincts Total Illiterates Aragon - .... ... .... ...... 313 63 Bethel 134 17 Bethany _ _. ...... 139 33 Bccrsheba M .... 59 12 Blairoville ? - ... 157 19 Bullock's Creek ...... .... .... 80 0 Catawba 64 0 Clover 538 111 Cannon Mill j~. ? ?. 130 28 Ebcneser .? ?... 99 I Filbert ? 212 48 Fort Mill 478 142 Forest Hill 117 9 Hickory Grove 294 39 Hoi>ewell - ? 57 13 L<esalle :. isi x McConnellaville 182 12 Mitchell's Store 16 7 Newport ?. 66 4 New Zion 63 12 Oirden ? ..... 90 7 Rock Hill No. 1 ._ 399 47 Rock Hill No. 2 .... ... 474 11 Rock Hill No. 3 318 22 Rock Hill No. 4 .'. 386 13 Santiago 100 47 Sharon ............ 182 9 Smyrna ? 103 31 Tirzah ...... ... 93 7 Yorkvillc No. 1 406 21 Yorkville No. 2 391 21 Total ?6,275 866 CAMPAIGN STARTS NEXT WEEK The York county biennial Democratic campaign opens at McConnellsville, Wedesday, August 9, and the time limit for the illing of pledges by candidates is next Tuesday at 12 o'clock. At a meeting of the county Democratic executive committee held, in the courthouse yesterday morning, the campaign itinerary was arranged, assessments against candidates fixed and preliminary revision of the club books at the thirty-two precincts in York county was made. It was decided to hold another meeting of the committee at the courthouse in Yorkville on Monday, August 7 at which time persons whose names appear improperly on the rolls will be given opportunity to show why their names should not be stricken off. The thirtyone club rolls as accepted by the committee yesterday shows a total of 6,275 voters! enrolled, f Assessments. The committee unanimously adopted a report by sub-committee of its membership of which Dr. J. H. Saye was chairman, fixing the assessments against the various classes of candidates as follows: House of representatives $25 Supervisor 40 Treasurer 40 Auditor ?: 50 Probate judge 40 County commissioner 15 Superintendent of education 50 Magistrate Bethel township ? 10 Magistrate Mfthesda 10 Magistrate Broad River 10 Magistrate Bullock's Creek .... 10 Magistrate Catawba 25 Magistrate Ebeneaer 15 Magistrate King's Mountain .... 17.50 Magistrate Fort Mill 15 Magistrate York 20 Township supervisor' 5 Campaign Itinerary. The committee unanimously adopted ;i report recommenuvu i?> nu?-w..imlttee of which Erwin Carothers was chairman, fixing the campaign itinerary as follows: McConnellsville, Wedesday, August 9. Ogden, Thursday, August 10. Hock Hill, Saturday, August 12. Fort Mill, Wednesday, August 16. Forest Hill, Friday, August 18. Clover, Saturday, August 19. Hethnny, Tuesday, August 22. Hickory Grove, Wednesday, August 23. Hlairsville, Thursday, August 24. Yorkville, Saturday, August 26. With a lot of business confronting it, the executive committee lost no time in getting to work yesterday morning when called to order by John A. Marion, Esq., county chairman. The members of the committee immediately began examining the rolls of the various clubs for irregularities and quite a number were found, most of the cases being those of persons who failed to sign their full name in accordance with the rules but wrote only one name and one initial instead. Among those voters who made this mistake is James C. Dossier of Rock Hill, who is a candidate for secretary of slate. Mr. Doscier wrote it "James on the dub roll and failed to state what the "0" stands for. He must appear before the executive committee in Yorkville next Monday in person or by proxy, else he will not have the opportunity of voting for himself or his opponent. W. Hanks Dove in the prinary election. August 29. Examination' of some of the rolls showed that a few voters had failed o state their oeciipntions and there ,vero one or two instances where it (Continued on Page Eight.)