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All Men of First in (?ood Condition,
Having Stood Trip Well?Brigaded
With Second Florida Under
ol. Wright
The State.
El Paso, Tex., Aug. 11.?The First
South Carolina regiment, Col. E. M.
Blythe commanding, reached El Paso
today and went into camp seven miles
from the city. The Second regiment
is expected here on Sunday.
All the men are in good condition,
having stood the long trip well. They
irere very well treated on the way and
enjoyed their journey of more than
half way across the continent.
The First and Second South Carolina
regiments, as already announced,
are to be brigaded with the Second
Florida. Co!. W. K. Wright of the
Twenty-third infiantry, IU. Si A., is to
foe in command of the brigade.
Really a Long Way.
It's a long way from Columbia to
El Paso, Tex. In fact, while the distance
does not appear great on an
ordinary map, when one tactualy gets j
on a train and after riding one day i
~ V* /\? ftw/J of ^ 11 -ic .
<iuu litany anvtuci auu suu 10 umj ;
half way, realization of the territory |
to be covered begins to dawn.
This is what the First regimeni,
South Carolina National Guard, has
had. It left Camp Moore, seven miles
from Columbia, on (Monday at noon
and when night fell Tuesday the third
section was almost half way between ;
Chattanooga and Memphis. Tenn.
The First traveled in three sections, j
one and one-half hours apart, the first
under Lieut. Col. MeCully, the second
under Maj. T. B. Spratt and the third
under Col. E. M. Blythe. It was. to
the third section th.it this correspond- j
ent was assigned. All sections went i
over the same route.
All along the way from Columbia \
through South Carolina people gath-j
ered at stations and waved to the sol- j
-s- -x !
aiers. mere were large crowus ai j
Union and Spartanburg but the great-:
est was Greenville. It looked as if;
the entire -city was on hand to greet 1
the holdiers. and particularly the j
Butler Guards. A great concourse of j
r.en, women and children was at tin.
depot and the few minutes spent there i
made it a red letter day for the boVs. j
They were showered with parting j
gifts, among others watermelons;
from Sheriff Rector.
rv?l Rlvtho anH iMai Wfif^nn worf- !
greeted by hundreds of their home j
people for Greenville is justly proud ,
of them. Col. T'"the spread fruits, i
cakes, fried chic1* and the other j
delicacies and dainties sent on the car j
by his family among- the officers at
Cheers From Mills.
People flocked to the doors and windows
in the cotton mills to join in
wishing the guardsmen a safe jour
Dey. The manifestations all along the ,
way were significant of the great in-1
terest the whole people have in the!
citizen soldiery.
The third section is made up of the j
companies from Greenville, Anderson, j
Peizer and Laurens. The men travel- '
ed in tourist sleepers and the officers
in a Pullman. The officers on board
were: Col. E. M. Blythe, comm?nuingj
the First regiment; Maj.R. F. Watson, j
comanding the First battalion comprising
the companies enumerated;
Capt. G. H. Mahon Jr., of Greenville,
adjutant and captain of the head
quarters company; ^apt. >\v. u. worK- ;
, jman, First Lieut. W. F. lAdams and !
Second Lieut. S". D. Willis of Com-1
pany A, the Butler Guards; Capt. L. j
L. Ligon, First Lieut. Paul E. Brad- ;
shaw. Company B. Palmetto Riflemen j
of Anderson; Capt. R. C. Hey ward,!
First Lieut. C. M. Dockins and Second j
Lieut. G. C. Bailey 'of Company C of
Pelzer, the Smythe Rifles: O.ipt. Ar
thur Lee, First Lieut. D. R. Simpson
and Second Lieut. Joe F. Smith of'
Company D of Laurens, the Travn- j
Sham Guards. j
IMaj. James E. Poore of Columbia !
of the hospital corps also was on j
the car. Maj. Poore looked after the :
health of the third section iand as is I
always the case where he is the j
health of both officers and men wa > j
excellent. There has been no sick - i
ness so far. Maj. Poore went through j
the train Tuesday afternoon vaccinat- j
ing those 011 whom the vaccination |
did not take the first time. Every- j
thing about the train was watched
closely and thci rules of sanitation
were adhered to strictly.
/Stopped at Rome.
No stops were made after leaving
Greenville Monday until Rome, Gia.,
was reached Tuesday morning, where
a stop was made for coffee. Chattanooga,
Tenn., was reached about 11,
where a stqp of an hour was made.
The companies were taken by Col.
Blythe for a Like through Main J
street. The men made a iir.e show-;
21)g and looked like regulars.
Leaving Chattanooga with its inspiring
environs of Missionary ridge
.ind Lookout mountain, the road lay
through eastern Tennessee, dipped
/Irm-n tli r-ri.ii cVi rinrtlipni Alabama and
uv " 11 till iiVi VU V< > ......
Mississippi and back up into western
Tennessee to the historic city of Memphis
on the mighty Mississippi river.
The beautiful mountains of east Tennessee
were passed, and when night
came on the train was running
though the rolling country of Alaba
The Palmetto boys were deeply in
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terested in the many places xnaue wmous
by the Army of the West of the
Confederacy. Chickamauga, Missionary
Ridge, where the famous Battle
Above the Clouds was fought; Shiloh,
where the gallant Albert Sidney
Johnston gave his life; Corinth and
other spots where the bloody battles
of half a century ago were fought
excited deep interest for the fathers
and relatives of many of these young
men participated in those battles.
The men are well fed and were
provided tor in every way.
W. R. Taber of Greenville, district
passenger agent of the Southern, accompanied
the train to Memphis. He
was on the job day and night and j
rendered invaluable aid to the officers
-and men. Another general fa- i
vorite was J. W. Waddell, the Pull- j
man conductor, who was obliging in
every way possible. !
Chaplain R. C. Jeter joined the
third section at Sheffield, Ala. He
came on the first section and stopped
ever a few hours to visit hih wif^
and daughters, who ^rp visiting relatives.
Very gor>d time was made. The
Mississippi river was crossed late
Tuesday A_ight and the last half of
the journey to the border began.
>W. F. Caldwell.
Lads Seem Contented With Their
Treatment and ,lnbilan( Over
Border SerYiee.
The State.
Houston, Texas. Aug. 11.?The Second
South Carolina reg^.ent, Col.
Holmes B. Springs in command with
the Johnson Engineers, iield hospital
Xo. 1, and Trocp A. cavaliy, is
on its way towaru rrno. wuere it
v iiJ j>iii the F'rst, alrt.uiv in cjmp.
The four sections passed through
Houston late today. The behavior of
the men has been excellent throughout
their journey and they seem contented
with physical conditions and
jubilant at the approach of their
period of service on the border. J
The first and second sections
reaching Beaumont this morning, |
were given an opportunity for exer-1
cise which was gladly welcomed. The
men from the first and second sec-1
tions marched through the streets I
for half an hour, being accorded a
warm reception by the people of the
The third section, which reached
Beaumont later in the day, stopped ,
40 minutes, while the band gave a
concert at the station. Coffee was j
served to all troops here.
At Flomaton, Ala.; Col. Springs allowed
the boys to enjoy a swim in ,
Escambia creek.
The welcome given the Second in!
Mobile, Ala., last night lingers in the !
memories of the boys of the Second, j
An hour was spent there and the peo-1
pie accorded them a royal reception.
Today, as the third section reached
Houston, the men were detrained and j
paraded for exercise. They were I
greeted by thousands of people, who i
cheered them on tneir way to the'
As the trains pass each siation?the ,
boys throw off mail of various sorts,!
* V* r> 7i v\\ -i + /"V/3 rArtllflC?* f llD Ipt
ters anfl postcards be sent "back j
Children's Day of St. Matthews j
Lutheran Sunday school, will be ob-1
served Sept. 1. 1916. Refreshments!
will be served by the Ladies' and
Young People's Missionary Society.
(Ai cordii.il invitation is extended to
"W.A.Ballentine. j
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ic Drive Out Malaria
And Build Up The System
Take the Old Standard GROVE'S
TASTELESS chill TONIC. You know
What you are taking, as the formula is
printed on every label, showing it 5s
Quinine and Iron in a tasteless form.
The Quinine drives out malaria, the
Isoi builds up the system. 50 centt
Invigorating to the Pale and SIc&y
... - - - i
The Old Standard trenerel strenzthering: tonic.
GROVE'S TASTELESS chill TONIC, drives out
Mal'U'ia.enriche siVe blood.and builds np the #ysIrnr..
A true tcmc. For adults and du-dreiu SOe
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! t County Campaign Schedule. *
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Jalapa, Tuesday, August loth.
Keitt's Grove, Friday, August l8t)i. j
Little Mountain, Tuesday, Augus* j
| Newberry (West End). Saturday, |
j August 26tb.
The meeting at w mtmire win ue}
gin at 2 p. m. The meeting at West
I End wil begin at 8 p. m. All other
meetings will begin at 10:30 a. in.
Frank R. Hunter.
B. B. Leitzsey, Chairman.
Q> *
Bishopville, Tuesday, August 15.
Bennettsville, Wednesday, Aug. 16. ,
Chesterfield, Thursday, August 17. |
Camden, Friday, August IS.
Lancaster, Saturday, August 19.
Union, Tuesday, August 22.
Gaffney, Wednesday, August 23.
York, Thursday, August 24.
Chester, Friday. August 3T>.
| Winnsboro. Saturday, Aueust 26. j
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j El Paso, Tex., Aug. 11.?The text of
1 a decree wherein First Chief Carranza
; evoked the death penjlty against the
strikers who paralyzed Mexico City
j through a geseral electric strike apj
pears in copies arriving here today of
T^' T~v " * 1 - - r\,nV.lTc]lo^ 1V1
j ?.1 jrueuxo, a lltuiv yapci ,?juuiicav^
! the capital.
, Carranza's decree amplifies the la*.'
' of 1S62 dealing with public disorders.
It threatens with death those connect
ed in any way with the strike. The
j strike was declared on July 31 by
! the Confederation of Syndicates. The'
1 paper, dated August 3. gives a list
| of the leaders then in prison on the
; charge of rebellion. It is said that the
I strike was assisted by North American
syndicates >and that it stopped
i work in the arms and munitions faci
tories, which was construed as treachi
pvv to the de facto government.
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Receiver Appointed for tiie Anderson
. The Siate.
i Anderson, Aug. JO.?A voluntary
! petition in bankruptcy was tiled yesj
terday afternoon by the Anderson
! Intelligencer and following this procedure
on the part of the owners of
the newspaper it was adjudged a
bankrupt and the matter referred to
! the local referee in oanKrupicy. Aimr i
| a hearing. Judge Johnson appointed
[ J. L. Sherard receiver for the paper.1
This appointment tvas necessary that j
1 the publication of the paper might'
- -x ^-v ^ ^ y-v ^ T^ V) /-\ At
IlOi Ufc bll^ptllUCU. Ill ovuvuuiv Vassets
and liabilities as Sled with
the court liabilities are sei out at |
$32,727.69 and the assts at $2b\049.-'
70" ^ j
r rw.nfrh For Home ConSlimDtiOR.
and For Average Foreign
Washington, Aug. 3 0.?This year's I
wheat crop will be sufficient for the,
needs of home consumption and there!
will be enough left to meet normal j
export requirements. Thfit is the1
view of government officials, who
, ?. r\ nAr?c",rjf i/Mio 1 rip A 1
SitUI lAJUUy LiiC ocunaviujiai j. JIi |
wheat prices and a corresponding j
increase in the price of flour follow- i
ing the government's last report in-!
licating a crop about two thirds the
size of last year's was the result of i
the market adjusting itself from a
crop of abnormal proportions to one
of much smaller size.
Experts of the department will be
required for home consumption this |
i . !
If you need them, we haie them. |
Jewelers, Watch Makers & Opticians
P. C. Jeans, Optometrist I
Malaria or Chills & Fever
Prescription No. 666 it prepared especially
Five or six doses will break 4U*y case, find
if taken then as tonic the Fever will not'
return. It acta on the fiver better tluzn
domel end doee not gripe or lickes. 2Sv
Mil VI {.OMl JiV Sl KS
Spring's Men .March Through ths i
Streets oi Alabama Capital, Attracting
Much Ajiplause.
The State.
| Mobile, Alia., Aug. 10?The third;
! section. Second South Carolina infan|
try, arrived at Montgomery, Ala., at
112:30 this afternoon well and in fine
j spirits. At Huntsboro the band gave
| a concert before a large crowd and
the officers got breakfast. At Montgomery
Col. Springs 'allowed all the
men to detrain for exercise and they
paraded under command of Maj. Sil
cox, headed by the band, up the Wain
street into Dexter avenue to the State;
house, where they halted for a few
minutes rest. They then marched
back to the public square and stood j
at attention, while the band played.
Thousands viewed the parade and
marry complimentary remarks were
j heard. During the parade Col Springs j
,' nd several members of the staff made
an official call on Gen. Charles R. |
iincken ami stan, commanding ina
First brigade. i.VIabama infantry, in
camp a few miles south of Montgomery.
The fourth section composed of
engineering company, the field hospital
Mild Troop A arrived at Montgomery
just before the third left at
o o'clock.
The first and second sections left
earlier in the morning well and happy.
The first section, Maj. J. W. Eradi
ford commanding, arrived here on a
special Louisville & Nashville, train
afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Com;>
nies from Timmonsville. Orangei
iurg. Sumter and Florence, numbering
311 menj and IT olficers, were
included in the section.
\Vbole Day's Ride Through Texas.
Jciike for Men at Fort
: Worth.
The Slate.
I Laird, Tex.. Aug. 3 0 (en route to
the border!.?Only a few more hour.i
to travel i.:nd the First regiment will
reach El Paso ana i;o into camp on
IIJC UVi UCi . J nc l uti liao
j crossing Texas all today. The men
i were given a hike through Fort
| Worth this morning. The Palmetto
j boys were impressed with the poor
i crops, not a single good field of cotton
j or corn being yet seen in Texus. The
j trip so far has been made 011 sched;
ule. The people along the route exhibit
a most friendly interest and the
! girls particularly are strong for the
Palmetto soldiers. rW. F. C. .
Whereas, one-third of the resident!
electors and a like proportion of the |
resident freeholders of the age of.
twenty-one }ears, n the "Wheeland i
school district No. 31 of the County;
of Newberry, .State of South Caroiin.i,:
? I
nave filed a petition with the County
Board of Education of Newberry1
County, South Carolina, petitioning
and requesting that an election be
held in said School District on the
question of levying an additional special
tax of two (2) mills to be collected
on all the taxable property within
the said School District.
Now. therefore, we tne undersign- j
Atrr.ni'iTinr tlio iP'onnfrr "RnJtrri nf !
tliV v* w
Education for Newberry County, j
State of South Carolina, do hereby!
order the Board of Trustees of the
Wheeland School District No. 31, To
bold a" election on the said question!
c: levying an additional special tax of j
t vo (-> mills to be collected on the!
I r>:. i "ty .ocated in the fakl School j
Pfst i*ic* w!:?ry e'c^'tion be \
j.v ;:i a*, the W-v.j.ind :iC.:ool hoj.-e : 11
: lei r'.-lc 1 Disirii-t :,0. .i:. on Sat .: - j
(iuy. d?.y oi August, iylti, at
which t.iiu elfcctii'i the shall be
o* "ii i at 7 a. jl_. and clostd at ? p.
r:. j
The meix.^c-" c? ilifc J oara oi Trus- i
tees of said School District shall act j
n? managers of said elecron. Only.
elector^ ao reside in said School j
District and return real or personal!
property for taxation. a*?d who ex-J
hibit their tax receipts ai^d registra- j
+ " rtrtwilCnrt + Ar. ^ o wonm'rfl/? in rrnn- I
tci Liutatcs as i tyuu ?.LI QVUer-al
elections, shall be allowed to
tvote. Electors favoriDg the levy of
such tax shall cast a ballot containing
the word "Yes"' written or printed
thereon, and each elector opposed
to such levy shall cast a ballot containing
the word "No*' written or
printed thereon.
Given under cur hands and seal
this the 5th day of Augu'st, 19-16.
Chas. P. Barre,
O. B. Cannon,
Ben <M. -Selzter,
Members of Countt Board of Education,
Thirty-lite Identified Bodies Have'
Been Recovered in 'Stormswept i
! Portion of West Virginia.
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Huntington, w. vir., Aug. 11.?Rescue
parties proceeded far into the
mountain districts today, carrying relief
to thousands of homeless people
in the Cabin- Creek Valley, which was J
swept by a flood Wednesday, causing
a loss of more than 60 lives and property
damage reaching into the mili
Progress was slow, ias many bridges
have been washed out and the roads
; are blocked by slides.
Scores of men have begun cleaning
i up the debris to prevent an epidemic
; and to open the roads through the
I valley so that supplies can be trans
ported to stricken towns.
I J. W. Hartless, of this city, who was
ut Eskdale Wednesday morning when
: the cloudburst swept Cabin Creek
valley, was the first eye-witness to
reach Huntington from the flooded
district. According to his storji at
8:30 o'clock in the moraine- Cabin
| Creek started rising at the rate of
! eight feet an hour and continued until
the creek reached from mountain
to mountain. Houses floated downI
I stream at the r.ite of one a minute.
He saw almost all of Eskdale swept
away. .Whole families rushed for the
hillside, he said, but some never
: reached safety. One could hear wo!
men praying cn all sides.
Known dead by towns follows:
I Fern dale 18, Dry Branch 2, Hurri
! cane 1, Oakley 7. Kckdale 3, Lee wood
1, Cherokee 1, Kayford 3, Acme 1,
i Ohlev 5. Brownland 1, Red Warrior 1.
I Scores of others are missing and bei
lieved dead.
More Militia Sent.
Charleston, W. Va., Aug. 11.?An'
other battalion of the West Virginia
| infantry was ordered toduy from
j Camp Kanawha to the Cabin Creek
j fiood country to help the battalion
; sent yesterday in its relief work.
Thirr v-fi ve identified bodies have
! been recovered in the valley and the
Wake up bi
1 lie jjcii x cicpnuac 10
Ring up on the Bell.
You may talk about
your breath but it won'
breath to talk into your B*
Ring up old customers
of prospects, there is no
saves more time or expens
If you haven't a Bell
Call the Business office foi
BOX 163. COL
For the high
of young
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mation address
search i> being pushed in the upper
readies where it was believed for a
time there h id been no loss, or life.
Food and clothing is being hurried fl
from tiie supply ba^es established by
the military. Volunteers from Char- V
leston and other cities are aiding 111
the work. 1
'Messrs J. S. and J. IM. (Nichols will J3
give a barbecue at Silverstreet on fl
Wednesday, August 16. A good din- fl
j ner will be given find a nice place it
will be to meet the people of this j
section. All candidates are expected
io ue present.
BARBECUE?We will give a first M
class barbecue at Mt. Pleasant fl
church on August 19, for the benefit
of the Pomaria Methodist Parson- V
age. -AJ1 the candidates are specially
invited to come and speak, a.3 M
thpv riot o-et trv sneak an cam- fl
, V?wj O" -X
paign diy here. We will be glad to
hear all of them speak.
Come one. Come ail ani help a fl
j good cause. ^fl
! We the undersigned will furnisn fl
j up to date cue at the old Melvin fl
j Sinaiey place kuov.n as Jolly Street, ^fl
on the 17th day of August. There fl
will he dancing and all amusements
for the rang folk. And especially flj
j the chairman and his candidates
are inxileo to be present on that j fl
| day. Caldwell Huff and H. F.'
flH j
; Investigation by Board of Concilia- fl
j Anderson. Aug. 10.?Members of the fl
j newly created board of conciliation fl
j are in Anderson investigating the fl
j strike at Gluck mills. IMembers of j
this board are I. H. Hunt of New- H
berry, John L. D.ivis of Columbia and Md
John A. Lav/ of Spartanburg. The 9
Gluck village is quiet, no disorders S
being reported and members of the
board say they have nothing to give V
| out for publication.
oSmeis! V
the Big Ben of Business.
dull times 'till you lose I
t help matters, save your!
ill Telephone.
then start on a fresh list
i ? it. i
quiCKer way ? none mai m
e. /M
Telephone, get one now* I
r rates. n|
UMBIA, S. C. 9
er education !
women ifl
ind other infor- OB
)E, President, jj?j

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