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CANALS IN UNITED STATES.
Four Great. Artificial Waterways to be Opened in 1914. The year of 1914 might appropriately be termed the year of canals, writes Holland in the Philadelphia Ledger. Within twenty-four after the official announcement from Massachusetts reported that the canal which will cut oft' the forearm of Massachusetts Cape Cod. at the shoulder will be completed early in the year 1914 and opened to navigation within the year, there came also authoritative information from Texas 1 1 L 1 Q 1 4 stating tnat eany m me ?>cai the canalizing which has been in progress at and near Houston would be completed. .When this work is done there will be a ship channel to Houston with an average depth of 25 feet of water. The Cape Cod canal will have a depth sufficient for any but the very largest steamships. In the year 1914. in all probability, the greater part of the work for the improvement of the Erie canal will have been completed and if the great terminal basin which is to be established at the west end of Long Island fronting New York harbor were also then finished, this stupendous canal proposition, which is to cost about two-thirds as much as the Panama canal, will also be ready to float barges of a thousand tons capacity. In the year 1914 the Panama canal will be made ready for the com xnerce that will be offered, so that in v \ the early winter of 1915 this greatest public work of modern times, at least in its influence, will also add its achievments to that of the other canal builders. Of these canals the one now under construction at Cape Cod to connect Buzzards' Bav with Massachusetts * Bay is the only one which represents the investment of private capital. The Cape Cod canal represents the initial portion of the proposition laid down nearly 100 years ago by John C. Calhoun, when he was secretary ? of war in the administration of President Monroe. The canal, which would shorten the distance from Boston to New York, and would also make possible practically safe navigation by avoiding Cape Cod, was outlined by Calhoun as the beginning of artificial intercoastal canal systems stretching from Massachusetts Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. A pan 01 1,11 at system is uu?* m ui/ciation and the initial part will be completed next year. At the remote southwest, as compared with Cope Cod, Houston is to celebrate the construction of an artificial ship channel by means of which ocean going vessels will be able to dock at Houston. The government of the United States is sponsoring this canal with the abundant assistance of Houston herself, and the government's engineers are perfecting this artificial channel. There is to be a turning basin at the upper end of this channel and the city of /?? ' Houston will build as perfect a system of wharfage as is to be found in the United States upon the front of this basin. The government, however, exacts from the city a guarantee that commerce will be free and Houston did not grudgingly accept this provision of the contract, since the enterprising citizens of that flourishing city had a keen understanding of what free wharfage and a free water front would mean in the way of tempting commerce to utilize the new ocean front at Houston. Whatever may be the commercial influence consequent upon the opening of four waterways to navigation the fact that these artificial navigable waters will be completed in the year 1914 is of itself enough to authorize the designation of that date as the great American canal year. *m I*ureltv for Amusement. John Kendrick Bangs was moving his goods and chattels from his home at Yonkers, X. Y. It was a rainy day, and before the house stood three large moving vans and the lawn was covered with furniture of all sorts. Mr. Bangs stood in the downpour expediting the movers, when a lady, a neighbor with whom he was acquainted, passed and smilling, asked: "Dh aro vnn mnvin? "\Tr Bane's0" "No, indeed, Mrs.?," replied the humorist. "You see, it is such a beautiful day that I thought I would get all the furniture out of my house and take it out for a ride." At the Top Notch. "Does he look respectable?" said J the eminently proper head of the I eminently proper tirm to the man j who had recommended an unfortunate acquaintance for a clerkship. j "Look respectable?" was the rePly. "Good heavens! yes. He looks sot respectable that all the spooning couples in the park stop spooning j when he walks bv. Can respectabil-1 i ity go further?" The eminently proper head thought it could not, and gladly dispensed patronage. RICH IX IKOX ORE BEDS. America's Dei>osits Make It Leader in j M Iron Production. A year or so after the late William H. Barnum retired from active poli- E tics lie occupied himself in a study of m the iron ore resources of that part of oi the United States with which he was 11 familiar, says a New York letter, tc Senator Barnum possessed great tt furnaces in the northwest corner of is Connecticut. 1-ie was iaimueii wilii \i the iron ore resources of the uoper fa Harlem valley and also of north- lc western Connecticut and the adjacent w country. His investigation justified him in saying that he believed that ti the iron ore mines of upper New ri York and the upper Harlem valley rt were practically inexhaustible. He w meant to convey the idea that at the Ir rate of increase in American iron ore s2 production it would be many years ol before these mines would be exhaust- 01 ed. w The governmental agitation to pre- th vent monopolistic control of the iron tl: ore of the United States has been of tl: great educational benefit. It has serv- Ir ed to teach the people what the mag- el nitude of the iron ore deposit of the tl: United States really is. A govern- as ment commission recently reported to that in New York state alone there ea probably lie beneath the surface iron th mines of almost inconceivable great ifi extent and richness. Some of them fa would require a great deal of surface w excavation to reach. These are in tl: the central part of the state. The Adirondack ores, which can be con- d( veniently shipped by means of Lake st Champlain, are of such magnitude th that it has sometimes been said that, jn notwithstanding the long continued wuiiving ui mcsc imnco, uoti they have not begun to yield a tithe tj of their crude wealth. of Among the other very great devel- w, opments in the South of the natural resources that of the exploitation of a jn richness in iron is among the great- v.-< est. The experts and the governmen- c0 tal authorities are inclined to the p opinion that, even if there were ex- w] haustion of the mines in the north- c0 ern part of the United States, within th the next 25 or 30 years, the iron ore th resources of the south are capable of w such utilization as will enable these e\ mines to make good what is lost in ai the north. co Nearly thirty years ago the late er Abram S. Hewitt ventured to predict th to a great group of iron and steel manufacturers of Great Britain that Wi the United States was bound within a in generation's time to leap ahead of Great Britain in iron and steel pro- ej( duction, and would be enabled to do ]3e that because of the almost exhaust- ^i less amohnt of iron ore, both of high e(j grade and of low quality, which lay se beneath the soil of the United States. sa Convenience of transportation, neigh- ur boring mines of limestone and other jts ingredients used in iron and steel pi production, together with the rapid- ps lv increasing domestic demand for m iron and steel products, would make efl it inevitable that the United States e(j would acmeve pre-eminent position among the nations of the world as a v;, producer of iron and steel in quanti- a ties and a miner of iron ore. Recent tr; statistics prove Mr. Hewitt to have th been an accurate prophet. In 1909 nearly $75,000,000 represented the cost of operation and de- re velopment of American iron mines, th and about $4 0,000,000 represented sa payment of salaries and wages. The in miners and the wage earners in that ni year produced nearly 52,000,000 w< tons of crude iron ore. ei We get some idea of the magni- er tude of this branch of American in-*' dustry from the recent report of the ^ bureau of statistics of the American iron and steel institute. America, in the fiscal year which ended on June le 30, produced a little over 32,000,000 ai tons of pig iron. This, too, in a year which many persons have spoken of 01 i ; J : ^ 111 as one 01 uusiness uepiessiuu aau business anxieties. .Moreover it was in in a year it was certain that there ^ would be a new tariff law containing 1)1 the schedules which radically reduce fe the rates from those fixed by the pres- ^1 ent tariff law. i of A New Kind of Graft. aI w The other day a man and his ten- P1 year-old son boarded a southbound Ti Rock Island train at Weston. The rh father placed the boy in a seat just r behind him. When the conductor ** came through the car the boy told sc him he had neither ticket nor money. He said he had run off from his home in Weston and was going to visit his t0 grandmother in Kansas City, whereupon the father of the boy jumped | up, took off his hat and placed a | dollar in it. after which he passed it j 1:J among the other men passengers in j Ic the car. When several dollars were ! l'1 collected the father gave the money j c( to the boy. Presumably there was j another division later.?Rushville,! ^ Kas.. Xews. ai Legal blanks, blank books, files, qi tablets, pencils, and all office and tt school supplies at Heraid Book Store. n< I PROHIBITION A STATE ISSUE. [r. Harley Heady for State to be Entirely Wet or Entirely Dry. Spartanburg, S. C., Sept. 11, 1913. ditor The Bamberg Herald: As so uch has been written for the papers our State in regard to the recent quor elections, and as there seems > be an impression in the minds of ie people that prohibition sentiment on the wane, I am asking space in )ur paper for a plain statement of :cts which seem to have been over>oked by all those wno have been riting. First: There were seventeen counes in South Carolina which had the ght, under the law, to vote for the ^-establishment of the dispensary hich was voted out four years ago. t eight of these counties the dispeniryites failed to secure the names ,f one-third of the qualified voters 1 their petitions and no elections ere ordered. In Abbeville county ie vote was overwhelmingly against ie dispensary. This leaves nine of ie seventeen safe for prohibition, i the other eight counties where ections were held only about onelird of the vote was polled for or gainst the dispensary, and according i the returns, it was almost a tie in tch of these counties. This means iat only about one-sixth of the qualed voters expressed themselves in vor of the return of the dispensary, hile the other one-sixth expressed lemselves against its return. This raises the question: "Where >es the four-sixths who did not vote anH?" t nrr> frep to sav. knowins: e facts as possibly no other man the State knows them, that a rge majority of these non-voters and for State-wide prohibition, ley are disgusted with the county>tion plan and refuse to vote unless 3 make a state issue. The argument in counties like Lexgton, Barnwell, and Sumter, with et counties adjoining, was "The wet unties are selling the liquor to our ;ople and are getting the revenue hile we are getting the drunks and >urt expenses." Everybody knows at this i^true and has such weight at this is true and has such weight * ith a number of men that they ther vote wrong or do not vote at 1. Nevertheless, even in the eight iunties now under discussion, tricky had to be practiced to even call e election in some instances. In Dorchester county, negro men ere put in the field with petitions order that a sufficient number of imes might be secured to call the ection. . When this petition had sen filed it was examined by four spensary men, the election order1, and the petition was sealed with aling wax and locked up in an iron fe. In order that that famous docnent might be brought to light and 5 contents be made known to the iblic, the anti-saloon league had to .v a lawyer $50 to secure a writ of andamus from the court to that feet. When the petition was openI before our committee it was found contain the names of many who / Bre not Democratic voters. I have certificate from the board of reglsation of Dorchester county stating at on one page aloife they found e names of forty-eight negroes. I am stating these facts that the sople of South Carolina may know at the superintendent of the antlloon league knew what he was talkg about when he stated a few ontlis ago that the liquor people ere appealing to negroes and forgners in their desperation to recovlost territory. In Lexington, Sumter, and Wilzmsburg prohibition won and lould be put down as dry territory, lese three counties now have consts before the State board. There e other reasons which might be ven why prohibition seems to be i the wane. One is that a large imber of voters claim tnat it is mossible to enforce the law under e present state administration, that ind tigers have no fear because they el sure of pardons, if convicted, he governor refuses to appoint probition men on the dispensary board control in Orangeburg county, but ipoints men who are in sympathy ith the liquor element to enforce ohibition laws in dry counties, bus our hands are virtually tied, le people are disgusted, the voters (fuse to vote until they can see, or link they can see. that it means >mething. Prohibition sentiment is not waned in the least, and all le voters of South Carolina want is i express themselves at the ballot )x on this question as a State issue. 1 do not agree with Rev. X. X. urton in regard to a prohibition my. We do not need a new party > settle this question. We need the r>l> i 1 \i r ir?n i cr a nf Qmif'n P" n r r? i i n n rn V-i | mie together in a Staie conven-1 on about the seventh and eight of erober, as they will be asked to do, id launch a movement for Stateide prohibition. If we can get this aestion submitted to the people of le State in an election to be held *xt spring, it can be settled and out WOMAN KILLED BY STREET CAR. Stepped in Front of Interurban Car in Greenville Mill Village. Greenville, Sept. 11.?As she stepped upon the street car track in the Brandon .Mill village to-day, Mrs. Isabella Batson, an aged resident of the village, was struck by a fast moving street car and received injuries from which she died a short while later. The accident occurred a few minutes i after noon. Mrs. Batson was about to cross the suburban street car track, and apparently did not see the car, which was approaching at a fast speed. She stepped upon the track 9 just in front of it, and in spite of the efforts of the motorman, was struck and fatally injured. ATTACKED BY BROTHER. May Not Survive Wounds Inflicted by Gun and Knife. Spartanburg, Sept. 11.?Bud Henley, a young white man of East Spartanburg, lies probably fatally injured in a local hospital as the result of gunshot and knife wounds inflicted by his brother, Walter Henley, tonight about 7 o'clock in the home of their father, E. A. Henley, at East Spartanburg. It is alleged the two young men had been drinking and a quarrel arose. Walter Henley got his shotgun and shot his brother. Bud, the entire load taking effect under the left armpit and the wall of the chest, fracturing the shoulder joint. Walter Henley then 'threw awav the gun, drew his pocket knife and cut his brother across the lower part of the neck, narrowly missing the jugular vein. Four incisions were made across the abdomen and his right hand was cut. Bud Henley was immediately rushed to Spartanburg and placed in a hospital, where his wounds were given immediate treatment. His chances of recovery are said to be very slim. Walter Henley was arrested tonight by Sheriff Y/hite and lodged in the county jail to await the result of his brother's injuries. of the way of the State campaign, and at the sajne time be free from politics. I for one am ready to say let the State go entirely wet, or entirely dry. J. L. HARLEY, Supt. Anti-Saloon League. MRS. M. H. RIDGEWAY DRESSMAKING, ALTERING AND EMBROIDERY.v.v.v. Upstairs in Telephone Building BAMBERG, S. C. RUB-MY-TISM Will cure your Rheumatism Neuralgia, Headaches, Cramps, Colic, Sprains, Bruises, Cuts and Burns, Old Sores, Stings of Insects Etc. Antiseptic Anodyne, used internally and externally. Price 25c. 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