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ESTABLISHED APRIL, 1801. A. W. KNIGHT. Editor] Published every Thursday in The Herald building, on Main street, in the live and growing City of Bamherg, being issued from a printing -office which is equipped with Mergenthaler linotype machine, cylinder press, folder, two jobbers, all run by electric power, with other material *? * ?- ? ~ ?ttl aio and macnmery in Keeping, mc W LIU1V I , equipment representing an investment of $10,000 and upwards. Subscriptions?By the year, $1.00, or 10 cents a month for less than one year. All subscriptions payable strictly in advance. Advertisements?$1.00 per inch for first insertion, subsequent insertions 50 cents per inch. Legal advertisements at the rates allowed by law. Local reading notices 10 cents a line each insertion. Wants and other advertisements under special bead, 1 cent a word each insertion. Liberal contracts made for three, six, And twelve months. Write for rates. Obituaries, tributes of respect, resolutions, cards of thanks, and all notices of a personal or political character are charged for as regular advertising. Contracts for advertising not subject to cancellation after first Insertion. Communications?We are always ,glad to publish news letters of those pertaining to matters of public inter* -est We require the name and ad??V' dbress of the writer in every case. K \ No article which is defamatory or ? * ? 1 -J ir, offensively persouai Vail liuu piav/c tu | our columns at any price, and we are not responsible for the opinions ex* _ pressed in any communication. jjl; Thursday, March 9, 1911. Really it seems that the governor Pf 3s not much of a lawyer after all. . \ We rather fancy the governor's poll litical supporters are not pleased .ic "with the way he is "standing by his HI friends." I . Will somebody please tell us where the whiskey constables get ? any authority to enter the cotton mills to enforce the labor laws? That the criminal court of a county consumed only one day and only three cases tried speaks well for the t citizens of Bamberg. No doubt this I is the shortest criminal court ever held in the State, that is, for a regu# lar term. We don't say that taxes are not too high in Bamberg county, but they are certainly lower than in surround*' ing counties, for we are managing affairs economically and keeping expenses down to the minimum. And I|K/. the county IS out ueui auu uao p|S.'' money ahead, too. IIJl The railroad matter is receiving earnest attention at the hands of our citizens, and some are doing some jnighty good work. That the railroad -from Ehrhardt will be built is assured. Our citizens are working together in "a manner which will be of ^reat benefit to the town. An editorial in last week's issue in reference to country schools with small enrollment costing too much money seems to have struck a responsive chord, for several tax payers have mentioned the matter to us. I "They are in favor of hiring a conveyance and sending from districts of Ihis character to the Bamberg grad>ed school, saying it would be cheapOTw1 nhil^pon wnttlH hftVP bet (X?I Ctuu tuc VJU**Vft4 VM ?? V v%? . . w ? ter advantages. Pope B. Havird, the bully and bad 'man of Saluda county, has been convicted and given five years in the penitentiary for attempting to ride jover a young lady teacher because she had whipped his boy; who, no doubt, neded it very badly if he is anything "like his daddy. The trial is a triumph for the law, and is likely to have a wholesome effect on these ! neighborhood bullies who so often Tun rough shod over peace loving peo.Just to keep the record straight, as a good deal is being said by some newspapers about the governor carrying out his campaign pledges, we'd he obliged if they would state one single instance where he has lived up to his campaign promises. He was going to stand by his friends and yet he has failed in every instance where ' ntnn nnl f/* fha facf Wfl XUArO tft I\ uc was put tw tuc wot. ii w ii v? v w have relief from high taxes and excessive appropriations, and fet taxes |? .will he just as high this year as last and in some counties much higher. The only result accomplished by his administration so far has been to stir up a lot of talk about minor matters in which the governor has floundered around and blundered like a novice in matters of State, trying to show his authority and evidently not knowing how to do it. Truly it looks like he wants to do something and lacks the nerve and the judgment to do it, and his efforts would be ludicrous vrere they not pitiful. Really we are sorry for him. We expected better of him, for we had an idea that lie would tackle big problems and -while we might not have agreed with his conclusions, we like to see a man k.. have a mind of his own and not be vacillating and weak. We mention -this not to criticise him, for we had hoped to agree with him in some things. W&' / Srlb? *-' .. .. \ TAXES HIGH ELSEWHERE. Mr. Brabham Discovers That Bamberg is Not So Bad Off After All. Editor Bamberg Herald:?Having business in your prosperous town, yesterday was spent there by the writer. If you will look at the country in going there, then at the town when you get there, one must say that from appearances, the town people are able to pay taxes and the country people are not able to pay taxes. The writer heard that able jurist, Judge Prince, charge the grand jury while there. He did not mince matters at all. He called a spade, a spade, and we wondered, when he excoriated that common crime, miscegenation, if the shades of Moses mourned in the land of shadows for plowing with a black heifer! The writer has never heard a plainer talk from the bench, and it is a pity that that charge could not have been preserved. Judge Prince is fully aware that there is something radically wrong somewhere and somehow. And the tax payers are squealing on every hand. Last Saturday we were in Barnwell county. "The clouds of discontent," are hovering over the mothej county. The books show that the county is behind $30,000, and that the levy this year is 7 mills for county purposes. Surely South Carolina has Augustus Caesar redivivus; that his famous tax decree is still holding forth. From old Colleton comes loud complaint in regard to the management or mismanagement of county affairs. Dissatisfaction is brewing there. It looks like we are sorely in need of a Hercules to divert the river Styx to again cleanse the Augean stables. Along the line of taxation my views will be presented from time to time, and perhaps a way out of the wilderness will be found, but for the Lord's sake don't call me a Moses so long as Judge Prince is on the bench. A. W. BRABHAM. Olar, S. C. Rate on Magazines Unchanged. Washington, March 3.?The senate this evening passed the postoffice appropriation bill, carrying about $258,000,000, after striking from it the provision increasing to four cents a pound the postal rate on the advertising sections of large magazines. Postmaster General Hitchcock sat in the chamber while the bill was before the senate. Senator Penrose, chairman of the postoffice committee, recognized the futility of attempting to secure the passage of the bill with the magazine feature embodied. It was learned to-night that senators \vho opposed it would so impede the progress of the measure as to defeat, if not that, other legislation that offered promise of enactment Though withdrawing the provision, Mr. Penrose yet hoped for its ultimate su9cess. He secured the unanimous adoption of a substitute authorizing the president to appoint a commision of three members to make a thorough investigation of the whole cost of handling second-class mail matter. It is provided that one of the commisioners shall be la judicial officer of the government, and the other two shall be persons who hold no office and who have no connection whatever with the postoffice department or with any magazine. Among the amendments adopted in tbe postoffice appropriation bill wfcs one by Senator Swanson, granting 30 days leave of absence annually to rural free delivery letter carriers. f "O'Riley is coming." Mortgaged Bed but Not Dog. John Mclntyre was arrested this morning on a charge of obtaining goods under false pretense. Alleging that he had some money due him for working in the mill at Beaumont, McIntyre obtained goods from the store of S. E. Sloan valued at $14. Learning that he did not have any money, Sloan had him arrested. The case was compromised this morning when McIntyre gave a mortgage on his belongings to cover the case. It was very funny when the mortgage was being drawn up. Mclntyre was willing to compromise the case and pawn a bed, his cook stove and his bed clothes as well as anything else that he owned, but when they asked him to include his shotgun he said no. It was a long time before he would agree to put in his gun, and he finally said they could have it, but he would not mortgage his dog to pay for the groceries.?Spartanburg Journal. "O'Riley is coming." A man named A. W. Brabham has been writing letters to The Bamberg Herald for the past several mcnths raising Cain about taxes being too high. We don't know anytning about the local aspects of his subject, but he has a theme that is a popular one in any locality.?Spartanburg Journal. "O'Riley is coming." FRAUDS IX ALASKA LAXDS. Grand Jury Indicts Seven Men for Conspiracy. Detroit, Mich. March 6.?Government investigation into alleged Alaskan coal land frauds involving approximately 48,000 acres of land valued at more than $50,000,000 resulted in the issuance to-night of indictment by the local federal grand jury charging seven individuals with conspiracy against the United States. The defendants, Wilbur W. McAlpine, Albert H. Roehm, George W. Ross, Frank D. Andrews, Arthur L. Holmes and McCurdy C. Lebau, all of Detroit, and M. Bushnell of Chicago. The foregoing are officials of a com- < pany known as the Michigan-Alaska Developing company. The contention of the government is the defendants conspired to induce between 200 and 300 others to become stockholders in the Michigan- 1 Alaska company by making "fraudu- , lent and fictitious locations of certain Alaska coal lands" thereby violating the land entry'laws of 1910, which made it illegal for more than four persons to form a company for locating Alaska coal lands and tak- , ing out patents on more than 640 acres. Stockholders Misled. It is alleged that several stockholders of the company were led to believe that they were locating the lands for their exclusive use, "but in truth and in fact for the use and benefit of the seven defendants and the development company." The Michigan-Alaska company was organized under the laws of Arizona. W. W. McAlpine is the president. The coal lands involved are situated at Juneau, Alaska, and several contiguous tracts in the vicinity of Homer, upon the western end of Kenai peninsula, bordering on the Cook inlet. The claims are said to have been located by about 200 Detroit and Michigan residents and a hundred other claimants from New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle and other Western points. Deny Any Guilt. It is declared by the defendants that strictly individual entry of the lands have been made and that the Michigan-Alaska company was organized as a benefit association for the purpose of aiding the stockholders of claimants to better protect their title and develop their lands. They deny the stock was to be sold and insist that the corporation was hot formed for the exploitation of the coal lands in the general market. District Attorney Watson announced to-night that he will prepare for an early trial of the defendants. The penalty for conviction on a charge of conspiracy against the government of this nature is two years' imprisonment or a fine of of not more than $10,000. NEGRO WHO WAS KU-KLUX. Henry Toole, of Rock Hill, and His Good Record. Rock Hill, March 3.?Mr. A. K. Collins, of Lancaster, who bought the barber shop of J. Henry Toole, has now taken charge of it. "Henry Toole's shop" has been a household word in this section for something more than 40 years. Henry Toole is, and has been a prominent man of his race, but not as a politician. His prominence is due to the fact that he has always ' been a good citizen and influence for good with his people. He is and always has Ij^en a Democrat. He was one in the troublous days of reconstruction and his convictions and policy gained for him the unique distinction of being perhaps, the only negro who was imprisoned as a "Ku-Klux." Henrv is Droud of the fact that he spent three weeks in York jail, with the young men of Rock Hill, who were confined there then. He has by care and intelligence made a success of his business 'and , is the owner of valuable property here. His commission as a notary public, issued by former Governor Heyward, is one of his valued possessions, and the fact thatMt has 1 been revoked recently does not rob him of the honor of having been considered worthy of it. Loses Hand While Hunting. Newberry, March 5.?Ralph Higgins, the 17-year-old son of F. W. Higgins, met with a serious accident ?AAlAw/lnTr Ann mrrh 11 a iatc y CDtci U.CLJ ait^iuvvu nunu uuiiLing in. the Johnstone woods, two miles in the country. Sitting down on a log to rest, he drew the gun towards him by the muzzle, when the hammer struck some object and exploded the shell. The entire load of shot struck the young man obliquely in the palm of the left hand, tearing the whole hand into shreds except the thumb, and following the arm . buried itself in the flesh and bone three inches above the wrist. The young man bound up the wound the best he could and then walked two miles to his home, faintig immediately after getting into the house. Doctors Dunn, Ellesor and Gilder were called and amputated the hand about midway between the wrist and elbow. jNew If Hecker^ Self Rai !? H. and A. Sarato H White Dove Shre !! Post Toasties. ? Pin Money Pickle For your next brei fHerndon I 'PHONE 24 : : ? ? < > #lTfJ#TAT f2i#IT TJ _ CAUSED SMALL IJANIC. Finds' His Wife with Another Man and Row Ensues. * Frightened guests fled from a j fashionable Atlanta restaurant; Thursday night when a quiet little supper party was suddenly converted into the scene of a duel with knives. The supper party consisted of a man and another man's wife. The participants were two wellknown Atlantans, A. L. Hendricks, a real estate man, and C. R. Burnham, auditor of the Southern Bell Telephone company. The fight followed a quarel over Mrs. Burnham, I I 1 J nnnndlnor Uon fl Tl plr Q f|f me uusuctiiu a^uoiug paying too much attention to his wife. When the fight was at its height Mrs. Burnham rushed in between the two men and tried to stop them. Her sleeve and waist were cut and ripped by the knives of the combatants. Other guests finally interfered and Hendricks and Burnham and his wife were sent to a police station where charges against all three were entered. Canada has given notice that she does not want any negroes to settle in her borders,, by refusing to let some that wanted to do so cross the line. The negroes will find at last that the Southern white man is about the only white man that wants the negro to live in his country. SPECIAL NOTICES. ~ Advertisements Under This Head 25c. For 25 Words or Less. Purse Found.?On the streets of Bamberg Monday afternoon, a purse containing a small * sum of money. Owner can have same by calling at The Herald office, proving property, and paying for,this advertisement. - " ? * For Sale.?JbJggs ior uaa-umg. Barred Plymouth Rocks. $1.00 for fifteen. J. M. GRIMES, Bamberg, S. C. . Salesmen Wanted to look after our interest in Bamberg and adjacent counties. Salary or commission. Address: THE VICTOR OIL COMPANY, Cleveland, O. For Sale.?Selected, Thoroughbred Single Comb Brown Leghorn Eggs for setting, 60 cents per dozen. No eggs sold over five days old. CLIFF JOHNSON, Bamberg, S. C. Lost.?On Saturday, February 4th, on the streets of Bamberg, one Colt's automatic pistol, 32 calibre, blue steel. Finder will be liberally rewarded if returned to Bamberg Herald office. For Sale.?Lots at Denmark, suitable for residences, stores, factories or cheap tenements. Easy terms given. Denmark needs houses to rent. They will pay large revenue on cost. Inquiries addressed to me at Savannah will receive prompt attention. C. H. DORSETT. Lumber for Sale.?I am now in position to deliver rough lumber in Bamberg promptly. My timber is good, and you will be pleased with the class of lumber you get from me. A postal card containing your order will have prompt attention. J. F. JENNINGS. Cope. S. C. NOTICE FINAL DISCHARGE. I hereby give notice that on Friday, March 31st, 1911, I will file my final accounting as administratrix of the estate of W. R. Bennett, deceased, with Geo. P. Harmon, Judge of Probate for Bamberg county, and will ask for a final discharge as administratrix of above estate. MRS. M. E. BENNETT, Administratrix. Olar, S. C., March 1st, 1911. v r :*. vv- -Si Oi'- ' Goo( Are being constantly rei : our customers receiving tides. We handle only pliable brands of every k P and sell them at bed roc i ...FRESH, J Cream of Wheat. Shredded Whole W sing Buckwheat, ga Chips, dded Cocoanut. is, loose and in bottl< akfasttry a can of B. 's Grocer : : BAMBERG, S ?A* ?A? ?A? ?A? iOWN AN Al ?* I have for sale, a ?( tnnish vnu. t.wn senn 4 mobiles which are it 4 they came from tni 4". "S" two-passenger 4 passenger Buick toi 4 let me show you wh |j. B. B 2 The Repair Man Feed Your Fa With the good be found at m one of the nic lines of Grocei in the city, quantities ant are always frc some of the fin city, and our I cigar has beer to any- 10c cig. 5c. Try one a no other. All free within cil E.UPRICE Executive Committee Meeting. The executive committee of the Rivers' Bridge Memorial Association will meet at the memorial grounds on Saturday, March 11th, at 3 o'clock p. m., for the purpose of arranging for memorial services. A full attendance is earnestly requested. DR. N. F. KIRKLAND, SR., t-? ; ,j t jt i csiucm. J. W. JENNY, Secretary. Does Your Baby Suffer From Skin Disease? He would be a heartless father indeed, who did not allay baby's suffering as did Mr. E. M. Bogan of Enterprise, Miss. He says: ."My baby was troubled with breaking out, something like seven-year itch. We used all ordinary remedies, but nothing seemed to do any good until I tried HUNT'S CURE and in a few days all symptoms disappeared and now baby is enjoying the best of health." Price 50c. per box. Manufactured and Guaranteed by A. B. RICHARDS MEDICINE CO. Sherman, Texas. Sold by: Peoples Drug Co. Bamberg, S. C. ?. . L. A . . / v T-..- v :? ' gigigiiPgWipgilpaiqiflflj t ' 1 CIS... ? \ i) | ceived which insures :! 1 perfectly fresh ar- ; v the best and most re- i t 1 ind of food products, I j :k prices. \ i J DSTDL I 1 i! -i FlO&t* .;M J 1 1 V "X'-'Wk ? a V; i * "#i i J ~ 'M 38, all sizes. $ &M. Fish Flakes. ji | f ^ ^ ?" 9 Pi ? y Sore I I OUTH CAROLINA y f ;I; :Ii ili il? Hi :D ili il? } | JTOMOBILEll j t prices that will asnd-hand rebuilt auto- * 'JM ist as gooa as uie uay v 3 factory, one model * jH| Ford, and one four- f* H iring car. Come and i? 1 at bargains they are. RICKLEt | .......Bamberg, 8. 0. Z ^ \ ^b * r I things toteat to I ' y store. I have I est and freshest I M<ao 4- /\ Ka k ...'"-A I 1^9 IU LTV 1VU11U | I buy in small I 1 therefore they I ;sh. I also have I test cigars in the | Sorma Martinez I i conceded equal I ar and it is only . | nd you will have I guous ueuvercu ty limits I wm 3 JR.,& CO. | :? BAMBERG, 8. C. I vf3 r 6. MOTE DICKINSON ~'M INSURANCE AGENT ; WILL WRITE ANYTHING Fire, Tornado, Accident, Liability, Casualty, in the strongest and most reliable companies. 'Phone No. 10-B. Bamberg, S. C. S. G. MAYFIELD. W. E. FR? MAYFIELD & FREE ATTORNEYS AT LAW BAMBERG, S. C. > ' > ; "^i Practice in all the Courts, both State and Federal. Corporation practice and the winding up of estates a specialty. Business entrastt rusted to us will be promptly attended to. NOTICE. I have formed a partnership for the practice of law with Hon. S. G. Mayfield, and will* therefore move my office to the building formerly occupied by the Bamberg Banking Co., opposite Southern passenger depot. w. E. FREE '1 ?????????????? For Rent.?The four front rooms up-stairs in The Herald building. These are the very nicest offices in the city. They have electric lights ' % and water and all the rooms are connecting. See me quick if you want a nice office. Will rent the four rooms as a whole or separately. , "S A. W. KNIGHT.