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NOTICE OF ELECTION
State of South Carolina,
County of Bamberg.
Notice is hereby given that
General Election for State and Co
ty Officers will be held at the vol
precincts prescribed by law in t
county. 011 Tuesday, November
1914, said day being Tuesday foil
ing the first Monday in Novem1
as prescribed by the State Const
tion.
The qualifications for suffrage:
.Managers of election shall reqi
Ot every elector uuenug iu
any election, before allowing bin:
vote, the production of his regis
tion certificate and proof of the l
nient of all taxes, including poll
assessed against"him and collect
during the previous year. The i
duction of a certificate or of the
ceipt of the officer authorized to
leet spch taxes shall be conclus
proof of the payment thereof.
There shall be saparate and i
dinct ballots at this election for
following officers, to-wit: (1) Got
nor and Lieutenant-Governor;
Other State Officers; (3) Circuit
licitor; (4) State Senator: (5) Mi
bers of House of Representativ
(6) County Officers. On which si
be the name or names of the per
or persons voted for as such offici
respectively, and the office for wh
they are voted.
There shall be saparate boxes
which said ballots are to be deposi
and each ballot box shall be lab<
in plain Roman letters with the of
*** i.j
or omcers volcu iui.
Whenever a vote is to be tal
on any special question or questi
a box shall be provided, properly
beled for that purpose, and the 1
lots therefor or, such question *
questions shall be deposited then
Before the hour fixed for open
the polls Managers and Clerks m
take and subscribe the Constituti
al oath. The Chairman of the Bo;
of Managers can administer the o
to the other members and to
Clerks; a Notary Public must adir
ister the oath to the Chairman. 1
Managers elect their Chairman i
Clerk.
Polls at each voting place m
be opened at 7 o'clock a. m. ;
closed at 4 o'clock p. m., except
the City of Charleston, where tl
shall be opened at 7 o'clock a.
and closed at 6 p. m.
The Managers have the power
fill a vacancy, and if none of the M
agers attend, the citizens can appc
from among the qualified voters,
Managers, who. after being swc
can conduct the election.
At the close of the election.
Managers and Clerk must proc<
publicly to open the ballot boxes <
count the ballots therein, and c
tinue without adjournment until
same is completed, and make a sU
ment of the result for each office i
sign the same. Within three d
thereafter, the Chairman of
Board, or some one designated
the Board, must deliver to the Cc
missioners of Election the poll 1
the boxes containing the ballots i
written statement of the results
- . the election.
At the said election saparate bo
will be provided at which cfualil
.ol^t.vrc will vnto lirtfin thp adODt
or rejection of an amendment to
State Constitution, as provided in
following JOINT RESOLUTIONS:
No. 542.
A JOINT RESOLUTION to Am<
Section S, Article II, of the Con
tution, by Adding Thereto, on 1
Three, After the Word "Collei
and Before the Word The,"
Following: "South Carolina Sch
for the Deaf and Blind. Located
Cedar Springs."
Section 1. South Carolina Sch
for Deaf and Blind?Amendment
Constitution.?Be it resolved by
General Assembly of the State
South Carolina. That the follow
amendment to Section S, Article
of the Constitution of the State
South Carolina, be agreed to bj
two-thirds vote of the members elf
ed to each House, and entered
the Journals, respectively, with y
and nays taken thereon, and be s
mitted to the qualified electors
the State at the next general elect
thereafter for Representatives,
wit: Add the following words
section S, Article II, of the Consti
tion, after the word "college" ?
before the word "the," on line th
of said section, "South Carol
School for the Deaf and Blind, lot
ed at Cedar Springs." so that s
section, when so amended, is to
and be Known as Section t, Arti
II, and shall read as follows:
Section S. The General Assem
may provide for the maintenance
Clemson Agricultural College, Soi
Carolina School for the Deaf <
Blind, located at Cedar Springs,
University of South Carolina, and
Winthrop Normal and Industrial C
lege, a branch thereof, as now est
lished by law, and may create schol
ships therein; the proceeds reali
from the landscript given by the .
of Congress, passed the second <
of July, in the year eighteen h
dred ani sixty-two. for the supp
of an agricultural college, and i
lands or funds which have heretof
been or may hereafter be given
appropriated for educational p
poses by the Congress of the Uni
States, shall be applied as direc
in the Acts appropriating the sar
Provided. That the General assem
shall, as soon as practicable. wh<
separate Claflin College from Cla
TTniv#?rsitv and nrovide for a sei
ate corps of professors and instri
ors therein, representation to be {
en to men and women of the ne
race, and it shall be the Colored X
mal, Industrial, Agricultural and
chanical CoMege of this State.
Sec. 2 That the electors voting
such general election in favor of
proposed amendment shall deposi
ballot with the following words ph
Iv written or printed there
' Amendment to Section 8, Art
II. of the Constitution, by insert
the words "South Carolina School
the Deaf and Blind, located at Ce
Springs.' on line three of said :
tion. For amendment. Yes." Tli
voting against said proposed ame
ment shall deposit a ballot with
following words plainly written
printed thereon: Amendment
Section 8. Article II, of the Const
tion. by inserting the words 'So
j Carolina School for the Deaf and I
! Blind, located at; Cedar Springs." on
| line three of said section. Against j
, amendment. No."
| Sec. o. The managers of election
. shall canvass said vote, and certify
* e ! the result as now provided by law.
4in" and shall provide a separate box for
lD? ! said ballot.
said :
OW- *"
be? IA JOINT RESOLUTION to Amend
jtu-] j Section 7. Article VIII. of the Con- ]
stitution. Relating to Municipal
Bonded Indebtedness, by Adding a
lire i Proviso Thereto, Relating to the
; al j School District of YorkviUe.
' to; Section 1. Constitutional Amendtra_
j ment Relating to Bonded Indebtedv"
I ness, YorkviUe School District.?Be
.* it resolved bv the General Assembly
ibie of T'ie ^tate of South Carolina, That
- the following amendment to Section
re_ 7. Article VIII, of the Constitution
of the State of South Carolina be,
ive a?ree(1 to: A(*d at the end thereof
the following words: Provided, further,
That the limitations imposed by j
tl " this section and by Section of Ar-j
tide X of this Constitution shall not j
(.,j apply to the bonded indebtedness in-;
g~ curred by the school district of York- j
~ ville. in the County of York, when
,eg. me proceeds 01 saia ounas are ap- i
iali ?liec* exclusively to erecting, or niakson
*ng additi?n5 t0- school buildings in
the said district, and where the questj
k tion of incurring such indebtedness
is submitted to the qualified electors
jn of said district, as provided in the
Constitution, upon the question of
I I bonded indebtedness.
R e Sec. 2. That the question of adopting
this amendment shall be sutmit,
ted at the next general election for
ons ^ePresentatives t0 tbe electors as folia,
lows: Those in favor of the amendl~
ment will deposit a ballot with the
~ following words plainly written or
sin printed thereon: "Constitutional
j_ ' amendment to Section 7, Article VIII,
us^ of the Constitution, relating to munion_
cipal bonded indebtedness, as proar(j
posed by a Joint Resolution entitled
th 'A Joint Resolution to amend Secthe
tion 7. Article VIII, of the Constitulin_
tion, relating to municipal bonded inrhe
debtedness, by adding a proviso
d thereto, relating to the school district
of Yorkville'?Yes." Those opust
posec* t0 said amendment shall cast
d a ballot with the following words
in plainly written or printed thereon:
, . "Constitutional amendment to Secm*
tion 7, Article VIII, of the Constitution,
relating to municipal bonded inrtohfortnocc
as nrnnnspd hv a Joint
Resolution entitled 'A Joint Resolu
I tion to amend Section 7. Article VIII,
the Constitution, relating to municipa!
bonded indebtedness, by adding
' a proviso thereto, relating to the
th?> school district of Yorkville'?No."
eed 7
ind ? No. 544.
on- A JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing an
the Amendment to Artiole X of the
ite- Constitution, by Adding Thereto
ind Section 10, to Empower the Cities
ays of Florence and Orangeburg and
the the Town of Landrum to Assess
by Abutting Property for Permanent
>m- Improvements,
ist, Section 1. Constitutional Amendtnd
ment Allowing Certain Cities and
of Towns to Assess Abutting Property.?
Be it resolved by the General Assemxes
bly of the State of South Carolina,
fied That the following amendment to
ion Article X of the State Constitution,
the to be known as Section 16 of said
the Article X, be agreed upon by twothirds
of the members elected to each
House, and entered on the Journals
respectively, with yeas and nays, and
=nd taken thereon, and be submitted to
sti- the qualified electors of the State at
ine the next general election thereafter
-- ? T> 4.~ 4. ^
rg" iur xve^iescuiamcs, auu iuc
the following section to Article X of the
ool Constitution, to be and known as Sec[
at tion 16:
Section 1 6. The General Assembly
ool may authorize the corporate authorito
ties of the Cities of Florence and
the Orangeburg and the Town of Lan0f
drum to levy an assessment upon
ing abutting property for the purpose of
paying for permanent improvements
of on streets immediately abutting such
r a property: Provided, That the said
;ct- improvements be ordered only on the
on written consent of majority of the
eas owners of the property abutting u.pub
on the street, sidewalk, or part of
of either, proposed to be improved, and
ion upon the condition that said corporto
ate authorities shall pay at least oneto
third of\ the costs of said improvetu
ments.
md Sec. 2. That those electors, at said
ree election, voting in favor of said
ina amendment, shall deposit a ballot
at- with the following words plainly
aid written or printed thereon: "Amendbe
nient to Article X of the State Conide
stitution by adding Section 16, empowering
the Cities of Florence and
bly Orangeburg and the Town of Lanof
drum to assess abutting property for
uth permanent improvements?Yes." And
lnd those voting against the said amendthe
ment shall deposit a ballot with the
the tcuoving woras piainiy wr'.Tien or
Jol- Printed thereon: "Amendment to
ah- Article X of the State Constitution
iar_ by adding Section 16. empowering
zed the cities of Florence and Orangeburg
\ct and the Town of Landrum to assess
jay abutting property for permanent in:un"_
provements?No."
ort
any No. 547.
ore A JOINT RESOLUTION to Amend
or Section 20. Article 111. of the Coniur
stitution, by Adding Thereto the
ted Following: "Except Where There
ted is Only One Candidate Nominated
ne: for the Place to be Filled at Such
bly Election, in Which Case the Eleo)lly
tion Shall be Viva Voce Without
flin Any Roll Call."
>ar- Section 1. Constitutional Amendlct
ment Relating to Elections.?Be it
riv- resolved by the General Assembly of \
gro the State of South Carolina. That the I
lor- following amendment to Section 20. |
Me- Article III, of the Constitution of the !
State of South Carolina, be agreed
; at to by a two-thirds vote of the memthe
bers elected to each House, and enit
a tered on the Journals, respectively.;
tin- with the yeas and nays taken there- j
on: ion, and be submitted to the qualified I
icle Electors of the State at the next gen- |
ing eral election thereafter for Repre- j
for sentatives. to-wit: Add the follow-;
dar ing words to Section 20. Article III. I
sec- of the Constitution: "Except where j
iose there is only one candidate noniinat- j
nd- ed for the place to be filled at such
the election, in which case the election
or shall be viva voce without any roll i
to call." and that said section, when so
itu-; amended, is to be and be known as ^
uth j Section 20, Article III, and shall read
as follows:
Section 20. In all elections by the J
General Assembly or either House!
thereof, the members shall vote viva !
voce and their votes, thus given, shall !
he entered upon the Journal of the !
House to which they, respectively, be-;
long, except where there is only one ;
candidate nominated for the place to !
he filled at such election, in which !
case the election shall he viva voce
without any roll call.
Sec. 2. Ballots.?That the electors !
voting at such general election in,
favor of the proposed amendment;
shall deposit a ballot with the follow- 1
ing words plainly written or printed
thereon: "Amendment to Section'
20, Article ill. of the Constitution, j
relating to elections viva voce by the
General Assembly?'Yes.' " And j
those voting against the said pro- j
posed amendment shall deposit a bal- ,
lot with the following words plainly j
written or printed thereon: "Amend-i
ment to Section 20, Article III, of the j
Constitution, relating to elections viva ;
voce by the General Assembly? j
No.' "
Sec. 3. The Managers of Election
shall canvass said vote and certify
the result as now provided by law. j
and shall provide a separate box for
said ballots.
Xo. 350.
A JOINT RESOLUTION* to Amend
Section 7, Article VIII, of the Constitution,
Relating to .Municipal '
Bonded Indebtedness by Adding a j
Thorotn n c t r\ tho Pit v r\f I
Florence.
Section 1. Constitutional Amendment
Relating to Bonded Indebtedness
City of Florence.?Be it resolved
by the General Assembly of the
State of South Carolina, That the
limitations imposed by this section
and Section 5, Article X, of the Constitution,
shall not apply to the bonded
indebtedness incurred by the City
of Florence, in the County of Florence,
when the proceeds of said bonds
are applied exclusively for the building.
erecting, establishing and maintaining
of streets, waterworks, lighting
plants and sewerage system or for
the payment of debts already incurred,
exclusively for any of said purposes;
and when the cpiestion of in
curring sucn lnueuieuness is suumiited
to the qualified electors of said
municipality, as provided in the Constitution
upon the question of bonded
indebtedness.
Sec. 2. That the question of adopting
this amendment shall be submitted
at the next general election for
Representatives to the electors as fol-;
lows: Those in favor of the amend-j
ment will deposit a ballot with the
following words plainly written or'
printed thereon: "Constitutional!
Amendment to Section 7, Article j
VIII, of the Constitution, relating to
municipal bonded indebtedness, as
proposed by Joint Resolution entitled
'A Joint Resolution to amend Section
7, Article VIII, of the Constitution,
relating to municipal bonded
indebtedness by adding a proviso j
thereto as to the City of Florence.'?
Yes." Those opposed to the said
amendment will deposit a ballot with
the following words plainly written
or printed thereon: "Constitutional
Amendment to Section 7, Article
VIII, of the Constitution, relating to ]
municipal bonded indebtedness, as
proposed by a Joint Resolution entitled
'A Joint resolution to amend ;
Section 7, Article VIII, of the Consti-:
tution. relating to municipal bonded j
indebtedness by adding a proviso j
thereto as to the City of Florence.'
?No."
Xo. 551.
A JOINT RESOLUTION to Amend!
Section 7, of Article VIII. of the I
Constitution of This State by Add- |
ing a Proviso Thereto so as to Em-.
power the Cities of Chester and i
Sumter Each to issue Bonds to an j
Amount Not Exceeding Fifteen Per j
Cent, of the Assessed Value of the j
Taxable Property Therein for the j
Improvement of Streets and Side- J
walks.
Section 1. Constitutional Amend-j
ment Permitting Chester and Sumter j
to Issue Bonds for Street Improvements.?Be
it resolved by the General
Assembly of the State of South
Carolina, That Section 7, of Article
VIII, of the Constitution, be amended
as follows: Add at the end of the
said section the following: Provided,
further, That the limitation imposed
by this section and Section 5. of Article
X, of the Constitution, shall not
apply to the bonded indebtedness incurred
by the Cities of Chester and
Sumter, but the said Cities of Chester
and Sumter may increase each its
bonded indebtedness to an amount not
exceeding fifteen per cent, of the assessed
value of the taxable property
therein where said bonds are issued
for the sole purpose of paying the ex- j
penses or liabilities incurred or to
be incurred in the improvement of
streets and sidewalks where the abutting
property owners are being assessed
for two-thirds or one-half of
the cost thereof
Ses. 2. That the electors voting at
the next general election for Representatives
favoring such amendment
shall cast a ballot with the following
words plainly written or printed
thereon: "Amendment to Section 7,
Article VIII, of the Constitution, by
adding a proviso empowering the
Cities of Chester and Sumter to each
increase its bonded indebtedness to
fifteen per cent, of the taxable value
of the property therein?Yes." And
those voting against said amendment
shall deposit a ballot with the following
words plainly written or printed
thereon: "Amendment to Section
7, Article VIII, of the Constitution,
by adding thereto a proviso empowering
the Cities of Chester and Sumter
each to increase its bonded indebtedness
to fifteen per cent, of the
taxable value of the property therein?No."
No. 5.?3.
A JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing
an Amendment to Article X of the
Constitution, by Adding Thereto a
* a Ko nocianott.rl oo Qoo_
tion l.'a. to Empower the Towns
of Latta and Dillon to Assess Abut- j
tins Property for Permanent Im- j
provements.
Section 1. Constitutional Amend- |
ment to Permit Towns of Latta and j
Dillon to Assess Abutting Property.
?Be it resolved by the General Assembly
of the State of South Carolina.
That the following amendment
to the Constitution, Article X. to be
>
known a? Section l-'a of said Article,
be agreed to by two-thirds of the j
members elected to each House, and !
entered on the Journals, respectively, |
with yeas and nays taken thereon and |
be submitted to the qualified e'ectors ;
of the State at the next general election
thereafter for Representatives,
to-wit: By adding the following section
to Article X of the Constitution,
to be and he known as Section 15a:
Section l'a. The General Assembly
may authorize the corporate authorities
of the Towns of Latta and
Dillon to levy an assessment upon
abutting property for the purpose of
paying tor permanent improvements
on strtets and sidewalks, or streets !
or sidewalks, immediately abutting \
such property: Provided, That said |
improvements be ordered only upon I
the wr.tten consent of a majority of j
the owners of the property abutting
upon the streets or sidewalks, or part
of either proposed to be improved,
and upon the condition that the corporate
authorities shall pay at least
one-half of the costs of such improvements.
Sec. 2. Election.?That the electors
voting at such general election
in favor of the proposed amendment
shall deposit a ballot with the following
words plainly written or
printed thereon: "Amendment to
Article X of the Constitution, by
adding Section 15a, empowering the
Towns of Latta and Dillon to assess
abutting property for permanent imnrnvprnpntc
Ypc " And thnco vnt.
ing against said proposed amendment
shall deposit a ballot with the following
words plainly written or
printed thereon: "Section 15a, empowering
the Towns of Latta and
Dillon to assess abutting property
for permanent improvements?No."
Sec. 3. The Managers of Election
shall canvass said vote and certify
the result as now provided by law,
and shall provide a separate box for
said ballot.
No. ."558.
A JOINT RESOLUTION to Amend
Section 1, Article XII, of the Constitution,
by Striking Out the
Words "Blind. Deaf and Dumb" After
the Word "Insane" on Line
Two, and Before the Word "And"
on Line Two.
Section 1. Constitutional Amendment
With Reference to "Blind, Deaf
and Dumb."?Be it resolved by the
General Assembly of the State of
South Carolina, That the following
amendment to Section 1, Article XII,
of the Constitution of the State of
South Carolina be. and agreed to, by
a two-thirds vote of the members
elected to each House, and entered
on the Journal, respectively, with the
yeas and nays taken thereon, and be
submitted to the qualified electors of
the State at the next general election
thereafter for Representatives, towit:
By striking out '< the words
"blind, deaf and dumb" on line two
of Section 1, Article XII, of the Constitution,
so that' said section, when
so amended, is to be, and be known
as, Section 1, Article XII, and shall
read as follows:
Section 1. Institutions for the
care of the insane and the poor shall
always be fostered and supported by
this State, and shall be subject to
such regulations as the General Assembly
may enact.
Sec. 2. Election.?That the electors
voting at such general election
in favor of the proposed amendment
shall deposit a ballot with the following
plainly written or printed thereon:
"Amendment to Section 1, Article
XII, of the Constitution, by
striking out the words 'blind, deaf
and dumb' on line two of said section.
For Amendment, Yes." Those voting
against said proposed amendment
shall deposit a ballot with the following
words plainly written or printed
thereon: "Amendment to Section
1, Article XII. of the Constitution.
by striking out the words 'blind,
deaf and dumb," on line two of said
section. For amendment, No."
Sec. 3. The Managers of Election
shall canvass said vote and certify
the result as now provided by law.
and shall provide a separate box for
said ballot.
No. 560.
A JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing
an Amendment to Article X of the
Constitution by Adding Thereto
Section 17, to Empower the Town
of Fort Mill to Assess Abutting
Property for Permanent Improvement.
Section 1. Constitutional Amendment
Permitting Town of Fort Mill
to Assess Abutting Property for
Street Improvement.?Be it resolved
by the General Assembly of the State
of South Carolina. That the following
amendment to the Constitution, Article
X, be known as Section 17 of
said article, and be agreed to by twothirds
of the members elected to each
House and entered on the Journals,
respectively, with the yeas and nays
taken thereon, and be submitted to
the qualified electors of the State at
the next general election thereafter
for Representatives, to-wit: Add the
following section to Article X of the
Constitution, to be, and to be known
as. Section 17:
Section 17. The General Assembly
may authorize the corporate authorities
of the Town of Fort Mill to
levy an assessment upon abutting
property for the purpose of paying
for permanent improvements on
streets and sidewalks, or streets or
sidewalks, immediately abutting such
property: Provided. That said improvements
be ordered only upon
the written consent of two-thirds of
the owners of property abutting upon
the streets or sidewalks, and upon
the condition that the corporate au
oUi o 17 nov at loact
IIIUI UICC OliUll
of the cost of such improvements.
Sec. 2. That the electors voting
at such general election in favor of
the proposed amendment shall deposit
a ballot with the following
words plainly written or printed
thereon: "Amendment to Article X
of the Constitution, by adding Section
17. empowering the Town of!
Fort Mill to assess abutting property
101" permanent impruvemcui?1
And those voting against the proposed
amendment shall deposit a bailor
with the following words plainly
written or printed thereon: "Amendment
to Article X of the Constitution.
by adding Section IT. empowering
the town of Fort Mill to assess
abutting property for permanent improvement?No."
Sec. 3. The Managers of Election
shall canvass said vote and certify
the result as now provided by law,:
and shall provide a separate box for ' ]
said ballot. ;]
i<
Xo. 571. M
A JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing ; 5
an Amendment to Article X of the 1
Constitution by Adding Thereto!5
Section l'L to Empower the Cities |1
of Anderson, Greenwood and Towns
of Bennettsville. Tinimonsville and '
Honea Path to Assess Abutting 1
Property for Permanent Improve- |t
ments. |1
Section 1. Constitutional Amend-,'
ment for Assessment of Abutting !
Property for Street Improvement in i '
Anderson. Greenwood. Bennettsville.^
Tinimonsville and Honea Path.?Be 1
it resolved by the General Assembly j
of the State of South Carolina, That 1
the following amendment to Article !
X be agreed to by two-thirds of the 1
members elected to each House, and j
entered on the Journal, respectively, j
with yeas and nays taken thereon,
and to be submitted to the qualified
electors of the State at the next general
election thereafter for Representatives,
to-wit: Add the following
section to Article X of the Constitution,
to be, and be known as, Section
16:
Section 16. The General Assembly
may authorize the Cities of Anderson,
Greenwood and Towns of
Bennettsville, Timmonsville and
Honea Path to levy an assessment upon
abutting property for the purpose
of paying for permanent improvements
on streets (and sidewalks immediately
abutting such property:
Provided, That said improvements be
ordered only upon the written consent
of a majority of the owners of *
property abutting upon the street, ^
sidewalk or part of either proposed
to be improved, and upon condition
that 6aid corporate autnonties snau
pay at least one-half of the costs of
such improvements.
Sec. 2. That those electors at the
said election voting in favor of the
said amendment shall deposit a ballot
with the following words plainly
written or printed thereon: "Amend- i
ment to Article X of the State Con- ?
stitution, by adding Section 16, em- '
powering the Cities of Anderson,
Greenwood and Towns of Bennettsville,
Timmonsville and Honea Path
to assess abutting property for permanent
improvements?Yes." And
those voting against the said amendment
shall deposit a ballot with the
following words plainly written or
printed thereon: "Amendment to
Article X of the State Costitution, byadding
Section 16, empowering the
Cities of Anderson, Greenwood and
Towns of Bennettsville, Timmonsville
and Honea Path to assess abutting
property for permanent improvements?Xo:"
Provided. That the Act
of the General Assembly putting in
force this amendment shall not be
operative in the City of Anderson
and the Town of Honea Path until
the same be submitted to the qualified
electors of said city and town ]
for approval. ]
ELECTION* MANAGERS. . <
The following Managers of Elec- *
tion have been appointed to hold the J
election at the various precincts in j
the said County:
Bamberg?J. H. Hadwin, G. A. '
Rice, J. W. Stewart.
Colston?G. H. Kearse, P. M. Varn,
G. W. Beard, Jr.
Denmark?J. D. Turner, I. G. Jennings,
C. M. Cox.
Ehrhardt?John J. Hiers, G. B.
Clayton, F. H. Copeland.
Farrells?A. L. Wilson, J. C.
Smoak, J. H. Fender.
Govan?J. W. Ray, R. L. Lancaster.
J. A. Lain.
Kearse? J. A. Peters, Jr., L. M.
Ayer, G. B. Kearse.
Lees?H. B. Grimes, H. A. Cave,
J. H Walsh.
Midway?E. W. Duensing, W. H.
Bessinger, B. S. Smoak.
Olar?W. T. Cave, Frank Starr,
S. E. Xeeley.
The Managers at each precinct
named are requested to delegate one
of their number to secure boxes and
blanks for election at the Court House
on Mondav, November 2nd.
WILEY D. ROWELL.
I. W CARTER.
H. C. CRUM.
Commissioners of State and County
Elections for Bamberg County,
S. C.
October 20, 1914.
NOTICE OF ELECTION.
State of South Carolina,
County of Bamberg.
Notice is hereby given that the
General Election for United States
Senator and 'Representatives in Congress
will be held at the voting precincts
fixed by law in the County of
Bamberg on Tuesday. November 3,
1914, 6aid day being Tuesday following
the first Monday, as prescribed
by the State Constitution.
The qualifications for suffrage are
as follows:
Residence in State for two years,
in the County one year, in the polling
precinct in which the elector offers
to vote, four months, and the payment
six months before any election
of any poll tax then due and
payable: Provided, That ministers
in charge of an organized church and ja
teachers of public schools shall be d
entitled to vote after six months' o
residence in the State, otherwise 1
qualified. c
Registration.?Payment of all jb
taxes, including poll tax, assessed and >s
collectible during the previous year, b
The production of a certificate or the
receipt of the officer authorized to
collect such taxes shall be conclusive
proof of the payment thereof.
Before the hour fixed for opening n
"the polls Managers ana uierKs must
take and subscribe to the Constitutional
oath. The Chairman of the
Board of Managers can administer
the oath to the other .Managers and ^
to the Clerk; a Notary Public must
administer the oath to Chairman.
The Managers elect their Chairman <
and Clerk. 1
Polls at each voting place must
be opened at 7 o'clock a. m.. and .
closed at 4 o'clock p. m. except in
the City of Charleston, where they
shall be opened at 7 a. m., and closed
at 0 p. m.
The Managers have the power to
fill a vacancy: and if none of the
Managers attend, the citizens can appoint.
from among the qualified voters.
the Managers, who. after being
sworn, can conduct the election. <
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At the close of the election, the
Managers and Clerk must proceed
publicly to open the ballot boxes and
;ount the ballots therein, and con:inue
without adjournment until the
;ame is completed, and make a statenent
of the result for each office, and
>ign the same. Within three days
:hereafter, the Chairman of the
Board, or some one designated by
:he Board, must deliver to the Com- t nissioners
of Election the poll list,
:he boxes containing the ballots and
ivritten statements of the result of
he election.
.Managers of Election.?The following
Managers of Election have
3een appointed to hold the election
it the various precincts in the said
bounty:
Bamberg?P. B. Murphy, T. J.
rtentz, D. M. Eaves.
Colston? C. F. Padgett, J. W. McMillan,
C. M. Varn. .
Denmark?I. A.Baxter, W. B. Kit- <
rell. R. E. Hoffman. ,
jLiiruarui?i. u. tuyeiaua, u. r.
smith, A. M. Kinard, Jr.
Farrells?J. W. Steedley, J. I.
Dempsey. J. W. Web6ter.
Govan?C. W. Besslnger, D. J.
rempleton, W. L. Kennedy.
Kearse?J.. J. Kearse, W. H. Rit:er,
H. L. Brown.
Lees?W. D. May field, J. W.
Jrimes, J. C. Kemp. A
Midway?B. D. Donald, W. H.
steedley, J. p. O'Quinn.
Olar?A. L. Kirkland, J. L. Proveaux,
G. W. Cave.
The Managers at each precinct
lamed above are requested to delegate
one of their number to secure :?,
he boxes and blanks for the election
it the Court House on Monday, November
2nd.
G. E. BAMBERG.
J. B. WHITE.
A. W. HUNTER.
[lommlseioners of Federal Election v
for Bamberg County, S. C.
October 20, 1914.
TAX NOTICE.
The treasurer's office will be open. t
tor the collection of State, county,
ichool and all other taxes from the '
Loth day of October, 1914 until the 1
Loth day of March, 1915 inclusive. fl
From the first day of January, fl
L915, until the 31st day of January, ^
1915, a penailty of one per cent, wil-1
)e added to all unpaid taxes. From
:he 1st day of February, 1915, a
Denalty of 2 per cent, will be added
o all unpaid taxes. ' From the 1st
lay of March, 1915, until the 15th
lay of March, 1915, a penalty of 7
)er cent, will be added to all unpaid
axes.
THE LEVY.
^or State purposes 6 mills
i^or county purposes 4 mills . >4
"or bridges 1 mill
"or roads 1-2 mill
Constitutional school tax 3 mills
Total 14 1-2 mills
SPECIAL SCHOOL LEVIES.
3amberg, No. 14 L 9 mills .
Binnakers, No. 12 3 mills
Buford's Bridge, No. 7 :..2 mills
Clear Pond, No. 19 2 mills 1 '
Colston, No. 18 4 mills
Denmark, No. 21 6 1-2 mills
Ehrhardt, No. 22 9 mills
fishpond. No. 5 i mills
Covan, No. 11 4 mills
luiio, ao. t> z mius
Hampton, No. 3 2 mills ' i
Heyward, No. 24 2 mills
Hopewell, No. 1 3 mills
Hunter's Chapel; No. 16 4 mills
-ees, No. 23 4 mills ;
'.lidway, No. 2 2 mills . >.
Dak Grove, No. 20 2 mills
Dlar, No. 8 9 mills
St. John's, No. 10 2 mills
Salem, No. 9 4 mills
Three Mile. No. 4 2 mills
All persons between the ages of
;wenty-one and sixty years of age,
except Confederate soldiers and sail- .' ;
>rs, who are exempt at 50 years of :
ige. are liable to a poll tax of one
:ollar.
Capitation dog tax 50 cents.
All persons who were 21 years of
tge on or before the 1st day of Jan- ???
lary, 1914 are liable to a poll tax , y*
)f one dollar, and all who have not
nade returns to the Auditor, are re-. j
luested to do so on or before the 1
:st of January, 1915. j
I will receive the commutation ^
oad tax of two ($2.00) dollars from
he 15th day of October, 1914, until
he 1st day of March. 1915.
G. A. JENNINGS,
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Treasurer Bamberg County.
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WATCH j
For Oor Ad. ' JI
Mot Week I
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LaVerne Thomas & Co.
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NOTICE. 1
I will file my final accounting as
dministratrix on estate of T. C. Tant,
eceased, with G. P. Harmon, judge
f probate, on Saturday, November
rth, and will ask for letters dismiss>ry
on said estate. All persons
aving claims against estate will file
ame before that date or be forever
arred. J'
MRS. M. E. TANT.
Administratrix.
October 6.
Dr. THOMAS BLACK, JE.
DENTAL SURGEON.
Graduate Dental Department University
of Maryland. Member S. C.
state Dental Association.
Office opposite new post office and
>ver office Graham & Black. Office
lours, 8.30 a. m. to 5.30 p. m.
BAMBERG, S. C.
E. H. HENDERSON
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Attorney-at-Law
BAMBERG. S. C.
Senerui Practice. Loans Negotiated.
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