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Some Members Wish to Hear From
Secretary McAdoo Before Tukin?
The State, 24th.
When the ihouse met yesterday
morning an effort was made to adg|
journ debate on the bond issue bills
until Monday night at 8:15 o'clock.
j By a vote oL* 70 to IS the house refused
to lay the motion to adjourn
debate on the table. It was passed
without further opposition.
The deferrence of action on the
bond issue proposition is regarded as
a victory for the opponents of the
1 ?HTtU ^^ ^ r? r> r\r> _
SUIieillfc;. IIUXI,1S *><*? uyuuuw a. sciitimernt,
too, that it would not be wise
to vote on the bond "proposition un||
til the committee returned from its
^ consultation with: Mr. McAdoo.
By a vote of 48 to 45, the house
K refused to tahie a motion to fix McmW
day night at S o'clock as the time
m to which it would stand adjourned.
" The proposal to adjourn until Monday
nighi was vigorously opposed.
Finally the house refused to fix the
time to which: it would stand adjourned
by a vote of 56 to 39.
T? #
The governor sent the house a message
vetoing the act to abolish the
f office of dispensary constables in
| Ttichland and Orangeburg counties.
The consideration of the veto message
was postponed until Tuesday at
> *?
The house refused to concur in the
senate amendments to the louse cotton
acreage reduction bill and asked
for a committee of free conference.
Ask Senator Smith to Consider Their
Plan for Storing: South's Cotton
" I
Mews and Courier.
Washington, Oct. 23.?Three capitalists
from Xew York conferred
with! Senator Smith of South Carolina,
W* today in reference to a scheme for esL
tablishing a warehouse organization j
ft. in the south in conjunction with the
"Wade and other plans in order, ac
cording to their argument, to make
V the paper issued as negotiable as posW.
sible, under the system proposed. They
W solicited the attention of Senator j
on/1 o cl' O rl ho in VPefri tP i
1 their plan and co-operate with them,
if, in Ms judgment, it would be of
benefit to fbring the plan to the attention
of tine officials of the treasury department.
They contended that the,
"holding o'f cotton under the proposed;
"Wade plan would necessitate along
with it an efficient and adequate ware- J
house system for taking care of the
CO it on.
With the Managers.
"Believe Me" has "been under the
eyes of envious managers ever since
its first presentation to the public.
Varied and many -have the compli
I meats been of the men who are ever so
the alert for productions that will
i g>et them the houses. Managers who
Iiavc seen this show realize Instant- [
ly t)he merit cH it as a money-getter j
and since the opening, the offers have '
been made numerous times for its
purchase from the present owner.
Aside from the desire to purchase,
local managers 'halve been trying to
wgr~ gei ims ararauuiuu kjx luch uuuaco,
and those who have been successm
ful in procuring it can be congratulated
upon securing something wortil
V while. After a consideration of this
A fact, attesting the delight with which
H those interested in the theatrical busi
ness have hailed the piece, and show
Iing the big possibilities they can see
in it, take a chance, and vhen the
fehow -visits your city on next Thursday
night, give it the greeting which
it deserves and there is no question
but that ?you will be of the opinion
that it is a production of unusual
merit, presented by the best balanced 1
company ever in the town, and well
rworthy of the" favorable and unanimous
praise which has been bestowed
111 along the line.
I The ladies band will play a concert
It the old court house square at 2:30
Lawson Measure Comes l"p Again
Tuesday?Senate to Meet )Ion
day l veiling.
The State, 24th.
Statewide prohibition sentiment was
injected into the senate's deliberations
yesterday when the bill by Senator
! Lawson of Darlington came up for a
! second reading. Tthis is a proposal to
j have all dispensaries closed during
the European disturbances.
When the bill was before the committee
the ruling was that it could
not be classed as emergency legisla1
tinn Tjiad)verte?ntlv it was not labeled
"unfavorable," and ultimately get on
j the calendar.
Senator Lawson made an earenst
| plea for immediate consideration.
! There were no dispensaries in his
! county, he argued but Florence maintained
two near the border. These
; were patronized by many people from
Darlington, who were unable to pay
. their debts. H'e 'iad been told that
: in Lake City the dispensary sales for
i a month had amounted to more than
I the cash sales by all the merchants
of the town.
Senator Verner said he was willing
to eliminate the sale of cigarettes and
cold drinks also. He had heard of
one county in which the money spent
for whiskey in one year was in excess
of the value of ?be entire cotton
crop. Oconee, once a dispensary
county, began on a $300 a year business.
In five years this had increased
to $50,000.
| Despite the author's plea for coni
sideration, there was disposition to
! recommit the bill to the committee,
! that the error in renortiner misrh* 'h,->
I ~ v-' ? ~ "
corrected. Tbe consensus oT opinion
was that*it would be "snap'' judgment
to act impulsively, when contracts Tor
purchases had already been made.,
| Debate was postponed on the question
until Tuesday at 12:30 o'clock. The
| senate adjourned at noon to meet
Monday nighit at 8 o'clock.
A Beautiful Tribute.
!' In writing of the death of Mrs. E. D.
Kerr the AlWoeville Press and Banner
of the 14tih' says: i
The deceased was reared1 in Abbeville
where her sunny disposition ,
made her a general favorite. She
taught in the graded schools of this
[place, giving entire satisfaction, a net
the while endearing herself to hundreds
of little children, who speak
most affectionately of her.
Great sympathy is felt, ifor Mrs.
White and tfae surviving members of
j her family. It has fallen to the lot
! of 'bait few families' to experience so
many tragic deaths within the home .
circle. Within the sipace of a few
years she has lost her husband, one
of Abbeville's most substantial cit-!
izens, her eldest son, in the prime of
manhood and susefulness, another ;
son, just assuming tne responsibilities
oif life, and now her youngest daugher,
bright, attractive, womanly; on- i
whom the mother's heart leaned for
solace and comfort in lier sorrow.
(Mrs. Kerr was married1 less' than
a year ago to Rev. E. D. Kerr, Presbyterian
minister, of Newberry, S. C.
j*Li'te seemed to hold ii/or her many
I pleasures and none greater than that
I of devotion to duty in the broad field
offered to the minister's wife. And
it may be truly said that she was well
equip-ped for her seemingly destined
life work. Kind, gentle, sympathetic
she would surely bave carried peace
and love into the homes she visited.
But she has gone, while yet the sunshine
of youth was in her soul. Dark
and unfathomable as is this mystery
a! providence, there is light and com- j
fort in the short life allotted to her.
And in a little while, a very little
wlh-ile. t;hp- broken links of thp fnmilv
chain will be reunited. The longest
life is but a breath in the plan of
While the heart is sick with promise
blighted it is hard to realize that
death too, is a part of a Father's plan j
administered in love. Man knows only j
that which is temporal, and it is
hard, humanly speaking, i^> find peace !
and comfort in the promise: "What I j
do 'thou knowest not now: but thou j
shalt know hereafter." |
S"vvantor's Long Run as Game Ended
Made Einal Score 13 to
j Columbia Record, 2.>th.
I In a wildly exciting game that was
ione long succession of thrills, Newberry
college, a comparative new
j c-amer m feoutn Larouna iootoaii. neir.
; the Carolina Gamecocks to a 13 to 3 3
tie at Colum'bla yesterday. The notaltoget':.er
unexpected strength shown
ibv Newberry places that institution,
which only last year began its football
career in deffnite running for
1,01ate championship honors and on a
ipar with the learns off this section,
j With three minutes to play in the
last period and the 'ball in Carolina's
possession 011 Newberry's 30-yard line,
Swanton intercepted a forward pass
with a clear field before him and ran
I for a lou'chdown, tying the score. Baker
missed an easy goal, with the
victory in his grasp.
First Half,
: Carolina received the kickoff and
started off with a rush and by jaS>s
at Newberry's lure coupled wifca short
end runs carried tv.e ball to the 25Oard
line, where they were forced to
'kick. McLain brought up the kick 25
yards and gave Carolina a hair-raising
scare by almost getting :ree of the en
tire field. Shortly after Langston got
; away for 40 yards. Hard line plunges
by Kerr and Edwards finally pushed
the ball to Newberry's one-yard line
and there it stopped. Four timei Kerr
smashed at the red line and the fourth
j time the ball wias still on that line.
I Ashlbaugh punted outside on the 30|
yard line. Carolina, after some small
| successes, was s-fcopped and Newberry
I recovered t?he ball. Here the redjerseyed
team showed its" first flash .
oil form and began a swift advance
down the field, ending with broken
field run 'by R. Baker for the first
touchdown of the game. Goal was
kicked and the scoring was over for
the first half although both team's
later threatened.
Second Half.
Carolina kicked off to Newberry in
the opening of the second half and the
ball was returned 15 yards. A bril- :
liant succession of forward passes to- '
gether witft. end runs by Swanton -and
Baker placed1 Newberry again in
striking distance of the goal, Swanton
attempted a field goal but failed.
Carolina then took the ball 75 yards
'irom her own goal and by continued1
hammering at the Lutheran line and ,
short end diashes by Edwards and j
Langston moved the ball to midfield. j
Here amid the tumu'ltuous cheering of
the Carolina rooting section Dan Heyward,
'the famous 'half back who has j
featured every Carolina game last, |
year and 1912 wenit (for Goings. The
team got .down to serious business immediately
and in a few plays had the
ball on Newlberry's 10-yard line. After
several trials, a long forward pass to
Brooker carried the ball over the line
for the firsft Carolina touchdown. Goal
; was missed.
| The second tou'chidown came in
much the same way as the first, this
time a long pass to Pant carrying the j
bail over. Porter kicked goal.
The game jogged along evenly
thereafter until the end of the last
quarter with the "ball mostly in Carolina's
possession. Then an attempted
forward pass from Harth went
squarely inito the arms of big Swanton
and he was away for a touchdown
with a clear field. Harth gave
him a hard stern chase but the big
fellow crossed the line safely tieing
I f"Vio fr\r 'NIcror'HttT'T^r RaVor mifo
WUV^ V iVi Vn>UVi 1 J ? JLfUAVi <UAl^k9
ed the goal to tbe immense relieT of
the Carolina contingent and the whistle
of the referee a few minutes later
anounced that the game -was over
| Newberry 13. Position. Carolina 13.
i Crotwell C Girardeau1
I Wessdnger, V r. g Hampton,
Deaton r. t MoMil'len
Porter, J.
"VVessinger, H
; Asn/oaugn r. e .tamunasi,
S'healy I. g. ..Stoney (Capt)
Derrick 1. t Goings 0.
Renken 1. e Fant
| Mcl^ain (Capt) . .q Har.th
Baker, S r. h Edwards
Baker, R. Geer, Langston
Swanton, 1. h Goings, H. j
Morgan Ellzey, Hey ward' I
Slater f Keer, I
(Morgan Porter, M.
French Admit That In Places Their
Lines Have Been Driven
London, Oct. 23.?Tie Germans have
I ??J ~ AMrtl OITf A O 1 ATI O"
I luftteruuieu <t gcuei-ai uucuouc aiuus
| the line extending from the .south of
j the River Yser, on the North sea, to
t the River Meuse, and w'hile they have
; forced 'tlhe allies to give ground in
| some places the<y themselves have |
lost positions in others. This, briefly, I
is what is gathered from tonight's of- j
ficial French and German reports on j
j the European war.
I Today's German attack was particu- j
; larly severe in the west, where their j
i right wing, strongly reinforced, at- ;
j tempted an advance against the Bel- !
j gians, holding the allies' extreme left. .
i TMs left res'ts on the coast and is '
j j
; supported by English and French wari
ships and by Anglo-Frenc'h troops, j
i which from a front extending from a j
i r>oint somewhere in the vicinity o'f !
Dixmude southward to La Bassee Caj
nal. Both sides claim success, but
j the French alone admit that in places
they have fallen back.
Generally, however, there is little\
c'bange in the situation, tihe lines J
swinging and swaying as they have ;
done for weeks.
Governor's Action in Removing Magistrate
for Columbia Disapproved
Bj Upper House.
iThe State, 23rd.
The senate in executive session last j
night refused to concur with the gov- ;
ernor in suspending James H. Fowles, J
- j *? <-*- - -;i- ~c /-t_i T_:? I
j magistrate ior me city ui ^uiuxuuia..
Mr. Fowles was suspended April 2S j
and John <M. Kinloch was appointed
to the place. Mr. Fowles will resume
his duties as magistrate this morn- j
ing, so it was said last nigifct. He |
was renominated for the office in the
recent primary election. The vote j
last night was IS to 3.
j- Under the civil code the governor
has the right to suspend magistrates
for incapacity, misconduct or neglect j
of duty, and is required to report such ;
a suspension "to the senate at its next i
session for its approval or disapproval."
Members of the senate said last
night that the body had "disapproved"
' the action of the governor in removing
Mr. Fowles.
Action of the senate last night was
based upon section 1276, civil code of
South Oaroliua, 1912, which is as follows:
"The governor shall have authority
>by, and with the advice and consent
of the senate, to appoint magistrates
; in each county of the State, who shall
| hold their office for the term of two
years, and until tiheir successors are
appointed and1 qualified. The number
of magistrates to be appointed for
each county and tiheir territorial
jurisdiction shall be the same as heretofore
prescribed by law for magistrates
in the respective counties of
the State, except as hereinafter otherwise
provided. S,uoh magistrats may
ho ftna-npnileri hv the sovernor for in
capacity, misconduct or neglect of
duty; and the governor shall report
any suspension with tfce cause thereof,
to the senate at its next session,
for its approval or disapproval.
"The governor s&all 'have the authority,
by and with the consent of
the senate, to fill any vacancy caused
by death, removal or otherwise of any
magistrate for the unexpired term."
Officials?Referee, Kangeter (Clemson);
Umpire Carson (Cl-emson);
Headlinesman Johnson -(Citadel);
Timekeepers Boozer (iXewberry) and'
Whitner (Carolina).
Time of quarters: 15 minutes, except
last wtiich was shortened to allow
Xewiberry to catoh* train at 5
Touchdowns: Baker, Brooker, F&nt,
and' Swaniton.
Goals from touchdowns: Baker,
Secretary of Treasury Announces That
Modification 01 St. Louis Scheme
Has 3Iet Approval of fioard.
Washington, Oct. 24.?AKiter weeks
| of negotiation between bankers and
! federal reserve board members a tentative
agreement was reached tonight,
which the board virtually approved,
by which a fund o'f $135,000,000 will
' hp raisfprT tn for thp ?uirnliii<- r>Attnn
. crop and extend ai-d to cotton pro|
ducers. T'.ie plan is slightly different
! from that originally proposed, but
! loans wall 'be made on cotton at 6
, cents a pound 'bearing interest of not
j more than 6 per cent, for one year
prit'n a privilige of stix months' extension.
The reserve board will have the
supervision of the fund but will opero
f +V* VAIIWYV* rt /vrwrnTMiif AIP AT^C*
CLLTZ UilUU^li O* \STL l^CHlXVC-l o
and business men.
All details c* the plan were not
made public tonight. New York bankers
hai.e agreed to subscribe $50,000,000
to the fund and Southern banks
are counted on for $35,000,000 more.
The remaining $50,000,000 is to be
raised in non-cotton producing States.
(Secretary MoAdoo oultined the plan
tonight in toe following statement:
Continues Its Work,
"The .federal reserve board today
continued consaderation of plans for
relief of the cotton situation giving
special attention to a plan suggested'
Dy ATDerx a. WTgigin, j. Jti. Alexander,
A. J. Hemphill and William
Woodward of New York and Festus
J. Wade otf St. Louis for the raising
of a cotton loan fund aggregating
?135,000,000. This plan has been
evolved from that originally proposed
by Mr. Wade. Full details can not
be given out until it is submitted to
bankers in leading financial centres
to ascertain whether or not they will
support it. It has been approved tentatively
by the reserve board,. and
backers in the leading financial cities
ll'i 1 1 r\ o'cHt ir*Y? TV> +,a
iuc ao'ivcu uimicuiaucij' uu s.uu~
scribe the necessary amount. New
York bankers have agreed to sub- j
serine $50,000,000 upon condition t'.iat 1
an additional $50,000,000 shall be sub- ;
The outline of the new plan follows:
"(The new plan contemplates the
iplan of loaning money on cotton at
r> ceuis a youna ana at an interest
rate of not exceeding 6 per cent
for a period of one year with the
/privilege d:' a renewal for an additional
period of six months.
To Pay Expenses.
"It is provided that all services
rendered in the .I'dministration of the
flimd by voluntary committees and
bankers shall be without charge, but
that the borrower? shall pay 3 per i
4-1% * ? m a J x _ in
ceut uu i,lie amuum u/aueu to I'uem
into a fund, which i-s to be called the
'guarantee fund and which is to he
used exclusively for paying the necessary
expenses of ad!mtafs?ration, which
it is estimated1 will not exceed oneeighth
of 1 per cent, and the remainder
to be used to make good any
losses which may ibe incurred on loans
that may be made on cotton at the
stipulated rate of 6 cents* per pound.
"Upon the conclusion of the w*hole
transaction the amount of money leart
in the guarantee fund will be refunded
pro rata to the borrowers.
"It is hoped that- responses may
be received from the bankers of the
leading cities early next week. If
favorable the plan will be put into
immediate execution. In that case
the cotton loan 'fund will be administered
under the general supervision of
the central committee of the individual
members of the federal reserve
board, which committee will in
turn appoint a committee to be known
as t!he cotton loan committee and
which wil>l have actual management
of the fund.
"The plan in its new form is more
practical than anything heretofore
presented and it is hoped fha amount
required m?y be promptly subscribe*!."
Rally Day service of the Laymen's
movement will 'be at Lebenon church
Sunday morning, November 1. There
will be speeches by Senator Johnson
and Mr. George Hodges, of Greenwood.
There will be only morning service
and a large crowd is expected;
! Members Show Disposition to Pass
Anything "Just So it is Something^
Rather Thau Admit inability.
i The State, 23rd.
Yesterday morning the house i
1 plunged headforemost into the con- J
sideration o?f the question of issuing |
I bonds to the amount of some $25,000,- A
000 on the credit o:> the State to buy M
cotton or loan money on cotton to M
men in Soutih Carolina who have it ^
jlor collateral. For three and a half
hours yesterday morning, for two
, hours yesterday afternoon and for two
; hours la9t night the debate raged. The
; proposition was "brought before the
house at the morning session on the
plea that t)he committee appointed by
fu ~ v, ?~ ~ Trr??u:_ " ?
; uue UUU&e tu gU IU VV CUSIiUlgtUIl iUi
consultation with W. G. McAdoo, -secretary
of the treasury, should he in-- ;
formed of the position of the 'house
' on the proposed bond issue before it
i left Columbia. Mr. Stevenson of
Chesterfield and Dr. Dick of Sumter
entrained for Washington yesterday
afternoon at 6:50 o'clock to join the
senate committee. The house took a
recess albout an hour before they
were scheduled to leave. At t:is "
| titae the 'house had not registered its
| opinion on the proposed giant bond
! issup bv a. sinizle vote, nor did it do
so last nigihft In 'consequence, the
committee went to Washington uninistructed,
as it were.
There seems to be a disposition
among the nramfbers of the house now
to defer all action on the proposal to \
submit the bond issue to the people
; until the committee from Crie house
l and senate returns from Washington
j with a "tip" from McAdoo.
The seven and a half hour debate in
'the house yesterday on the bond isi
sue was intensely interesting, involv'
ing as it did tbe biggest financial
proposition the general assembly has v
had before it in half a century. The
proposal that the State issue bonds,
secured by cotton, was unsparingly
condemned as an unbusinesslike prop
ositien likely to wreck 'the credit of
the State. The most ardent advocates
of the bond issue, and there are many
of them in the house, could only indorse
the proposal on the grounds of
Observers who have been closely in
touch with the house ':or several
years are at a loss to find a parallel
for the situation in which the ^ody
^ A r* ? + ?/vTt* Q nno? Aom? if
1XULUS 11*3^10. uun. 4 uauuui j ?v.
faces ibas many angles.
' The magnitude of' the proposed' remedy
for the existing depression in
business is in itseft" staggering when
it is" realized that it 'would at least
mekn quararupling the bonded debt of
the State should it receive the votes
of two-thirds of the electors on No
vember 3. Some of the speakers at
the three sessions yesterday said that
they intended to vote for the proposed
issue of bonds because the measure
would go before the people at ttfce
Tn r. r>n t rn v^rti n er this do si
tion, other debaters said that it was
probable that the electors would consider
that the bond) issue had the indorsement
of the general assembly
should it be passed, and vote for It
"Something, So Matter What"
The psychological state ot the
house, evidenced by the debate on Che
bond scheme at the three sessions
yesterday, was fittingly described by
Mr. Vander Horst of Charleston when
he declared that the body seemed determined
to "pass something, no matlA
T_ _ A, . w/* ? n.rr ''
ter wuai; just su il w<u> ovin^um^With
cotton selling at a low price,
the financial 'condition of the State is
admittedly poor at present. There
were abundant indications yesterday
that members of the 'house perferred
going to any lengths rather than confess
their impotence to remedy existing
financial condition by legislation
and their willingness to "pass somethng
no matter what; just so it was
There are five bonid issue proposals
'before the house now, none of which
(has been acted upon. The house yes1*
terday took up the bond issue bill in(CONTINUED

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