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'DO THOU, GREAT LIBERTY, INSPIRE OUR SOULS AND MAKE OUR DIVES IN THY POSSESSION HAPPY OR OUK DEATHS GLORIOUS IN THY CAUSE."
BENNETTSV11 JL Ii, S. C., FRIDAY, M ARCH 18, 1908
GARY ?S CHOSEN
Senator on tho Eighteenth Ballot
to Succeed Latlmer
BY SMALL MAJORITY.
Mr, Cary Jins Had Long Service in
the Legislature, Also an Original
Trustee nf Winthrop and Member
of Constitutional Conven!lon-Ex?
Gov. Sheppard Shuns Strength in
On Gie eighteenth ballot in
Joint assembly Prank B. Gary, of
Abbeville, former Speaker of tim
House, was chosen Friday for United
Stales Senator to un tho unexpired
term caused by thc death of Asbury
Mr. Cary secured 70 out ol' 1 Ti 1
votes, one more than necessary to
elect. ll was tho fourth ballot ol
the day, taken after a strenuous ef
fort was made to postpone
**> Ex-GoV. .lohn G. Sheppard, of
Edgelield, was entered and showed
great strengte,, getting 3-1 votes on
thc third ballot, but ho was not vot
ed for in the final ballot.
Mr. (bary's friends are jubilant
over the outcome arid he is being
warmly congratulated on every turu.
His long service in politics has made
bim known throughout the State. Ile
served continuously from ist)I to
1001 in the House, being Speaker in
his retiring term.
Ile was a candidate for Governor
in 1000, when Miles II. Mcsweeney
was elected. lb? was a member of
the constitutional convention in ISPr>
Mr. Gary is a trustee o, tho oily
schools of Abbeville. He was a
member^, of tho hoard of trustees
that .located and built Winthrop Col
lego at Hock Hill. Ho is forty-eight
years of ago.
The deadlock hod caused some, aux
ioly to Mr. cary's supporters, bul. all
the while they contended ho would
eventually be the choice of the Leg
islature. Eighteen ballots were nec
essary to choose.
The first joint ballot for United
States Senator Friday morning re
faulted: Gary 68, Waiker 2s, T. G,
^McLeod 14, .1. Wright Nash Ht, .Maul
din S, Coker 14, Ira lt. .Iones f.,
Wilie Jones 4. Total 154; nocossary
to a cholee 7 S.
Mr. dary had /rained five votes
from Ht?' hist ballot Thursday night.
Thc House Immediately proceeded to
ano!her ballot. Congressman Lever
was nominated in spite ol' protests
from friends that he was not a can
didate and particularly did not want
to be entered. Mr. Nash's name waa
Tho second ballot rosultcd; Gary
70, Walker 28, McLeod 11, Ira .Tones
A, Wilie Jones 4, Mauldln 7, Coker
io, ?x-Gov. John c. Sheppard of
Edgeflcld, a new entry, 15? Congress
man Lever 7. This is the fifteenth
ballot. Mr. Lever's friends now nom
The third ballot resulted. Cary 7.1,
Walker 10, McLeod 4, Sheppard :t4,
Lever 0, Mauldln 7. Ira ll. Jones 1,
Coker 2, State Senator D. P. Mc
Kclthnn 1. i'otnl 154, An effort to
take a recess failed and a fourth bal
lot was entered.
? Tho fourth and final ballot on
Which Frank B. Cary was elected
Gary 70, McLeod 32, Mauldln ll, Ira
M. o J DCS 4, Wilie Jones 2, Coker 1
Mc Kel than I. Walker 24. Total 164
Necessary to choice 78.
SEN'T OH ECK
fo Cover Ibo Amount of Which Slate
The Stu I o says that Col. Felder
and Mr. Malvern Dill, In going over
tho old books ol I ho Stale dis pensary,
discovered thal on an order for 300
casks of beer sold lo tho Stale Dis*
pomary in 1904, the Indianapolis
Brewing company overcharged the
Stale the sum of $200. A settle
ment In full had boon made with
this concern nearly four years ago
and their firm name did not appear
on the ledger of the dispensary when
tho commission took charge.
Col. Folder addressed a communi
cation to the Indianapolis Browing
company calling attention to the find
ings (d' Hie commis: lon as to their
dealings with tho officers of the
Stale and advised that the amount
of overcharge, $200, bo remitted to
the attorney general Without delay.
Tty return mall came a check for the
full amount of the overcharges ami
no questions were asked.
Knocks Out Dispensary)
The supremo court holds Hint the
election in Choslorfleld on the dis
pensary (litestlott was legal foul valid
omi the dispensaries ne therefore
to go. This, ls Hm Ur-! de l: lon Hi"
court has over mado against the dis
Judge Pritchard Takes Full Control
of Dispensary Fund.
Messrs. J. A. McCullough, C. K. nen
denton and II. V. Art luir Appointed
Receivers mid They Accept.
In the United States Court ut
Asheville Saturday afternoon alter
hearing the argumente hy counsel,
Judge J. C. Prletehurd appointed
Hon. Joseph A. McCullough, of
Greenville, Messrs. C. K. Henderson
and H. F. Arthur, the two latter
mom hors of the State commission,
permanent receivers for the dispen
sary funds now lu the hands of the
I The court will order that this rund
bo turned over to the receivers al
oiii". In the event that Hps order
is refused lhere will probably he a
clash of State ami Federal j ur lsd ic-1
Attorney (?on. Lyon said: 1 regret;
exceedingly that there is a person in i
the State of South Carolina who I
would accept nu appointment as re
ceiver at the hands of Jtldgo Prit-]
chard." Then taking up the general
situation Mr. Lyon said: "So far as
Jttdgo Pritchard undertaking to en-'
join any ono from bringing suits or
to in any way Interfere willi the,
lund involved is concerned i will
state that, l Instituted proceedings in
Hie Supremo Court of South Carolina'1
for tho purpose of compelling the.'
commission io disregard Judge Prit
chards injunction and to pay into tho i
Slate treasury for the use of tho Al-[
lorney Goneral's office the sum of
$16,000 which wiis appropriated fo.*
tho purpose of certain criminal pro
ceedings ?iud prosecutions of persons
Connected with the late dispensary.
Judge Prltchard'8 order will most
certainly be disregarded by mo if lt
undertakes to in any wise restrain
qr direct nie in this or any other
proceedings I may deem lt advisable
"I regard the entire proceedings
as without precedent and as a most
outrageous disregard of the light '
of the Stale of South Carolina. lt
ls founded upon no sound authority.
His conduct in appointing receivers
011 Hie day before (bo motion for tho
appointment of receivers was to be
heard in accordance with the formal
order which he passed was a most
wilful disregard of tho rights nf, the
State, and we wore thereby denied
our day in Court.
"As to Iiis criticisms in his former
decree, of my hrnglng tin; mandamus
proceedings in the Supreme Court of j
South Carolina to compel the com-j
mission to disregard his injunction
and pay into the State trcasuiy thc
appropriations made for the prose
cution of tho criminals, tho proceed
ing in the Supreme Court was in ac
cordance with the practice ?md law
In South Carolina, and if tills had
not been so the Court would have
refused to assemble and boar tho
"The result of this proceeding can
not he foretold. It would, no doubt,
he as useless to explain the purpose j
of this proceeding to him as lt was
to explain the law and the facts in
the case in which he lias assumed
jurisdiction. I am most, careful as
io the opinion the learned Judge,
may entertain willi regard to this
proceeding. lt is not surprising that .
he regards any move on the part Of
the Slate to protect her rights againsl
those Who rt'OUld despoil her as un
"His conduct has hoon most un-j
BOOin I ll g) y and tm- State of South i
Carolina must look to the United .
States Supreme Court for tho pl'C
.?ol val ion ol' its soverign powers.
"I am oxtremely gratified to know
that Messrs. Murray. Halton and Me
Swoon, members of the State dispen
sary commission, have refused io nc
copi the receivership offered them,
and that their patriotism cannot bc
shaken hy the hopo of tiny reward.
"1 believe we will finally bo suc
cessful In the defence of the Slate,
but whatever the result we will de
fend her to the last extremity of the!
law. Knowing tho righteousness of
our cause, I believe wo will suc
HIDDEN TH FA SU I HO POUND.
Many Million Dollars Discovered in
Ruins of om Castle.
Hidden treasure valued at eight
million dollars ls reported to have
hoon discovered In the ruins of an
ancient castle at Kaineniet/,, near the
Russian-Ualitv.au frontier, The treas
ar,, con: Isis of thirteen tons of pure
gold find ef much Jowolry and pre
cious stones. lt was concealed by
Pi: co Onllt'/.ln win n he Med from
KnmcnlotK, exactly 110 years ago.
I,forts ) learn (he details o'' the
illftcovery aro blocked hy those who
are In posesslon of the facts.
He is Greeted by His State Con*
vention With Cheers.
SOLID DELEGAT! 3N
Instructed to Vote for Ulm as the
Democratic Candidate for Presi
dent.-Platform Adopted Favors
ninny Reforms.-"Equal nights to
AU. Special Privileges to None"
A dispatch from Omaha, Neb.,
says Thursday was "Bryan Day" in
that city and throughout Nebraska.
With the Democratic Stale Conven
tion as a nucleus party leaders from
every county and practically every
primary district in the common
wealth gathered there to plcdgo al
legiance to the presidential aspira
tions of Mr. Brynn and to consider
menus for furthering his Interests he
fore the Democratic national conven
iCnthuslasm was prevalent through
out the day. Il broke loose early in
the afternoon session of the conven
tion ami gradually gat hering volume,
broke out. in tumultuous vocifera
tions when at the beginning of the
evening session the platform com
mittee presented this resolution:
"The Democratic party of Nebras
ka again declares coniidonco in and
admiral ion for William Jennings
Uryan, In bim we behold the ideal
American Citizens-the ideal Demo
crat. We rejoice that the principles
Which he has so ably advocated have
beta gladly received by the Ameri
can people. "Resolved, That the dele
gates by this convention chosen be,
and are hereby, Instructed to vote as
a unit for (he nomination of Mr.
Bryan for tho presidency."
This official endorsement of Mr.
Bryan's candidacy met tho f?Rjip
proval of tho delegates. Tho I on
clad instructions to the 16? 'men ao
lected during the afternoon to repre
sent the State at Denver will, it was
thought, leavo no doubt as to where
Brynn's home State stands.
Tho platform as a whole was large
ly Mr. Divan's own work. That il
reflected the leader's view as to what
should form th Issued upon
which the party should go before the
country next fall, was not denied.
Mr. Di van, how. vcr, sahl that the
declarations (d' the platform were
necessarily ncomploto; that SOUK1 sec
tions undoubtedly will be included
in the national platform that Wore
omitted, while others were treated
in i he Nebraska document in a par
po, ely brief manner so as to allow
amplification at Denver.
Mr. Brynn's Speech.
"Cur trouble seems to be to per
suade the Republicans to accept
Democratic policies; our work ls to
expose the Imitation by them of
Democratic ideas and to point out
wherein they como short in their ef
fort to appropriate Democratic doc
"Take for Instance the trust, ques
tion. Wo have definitely convinced
tho Republicans that there WOt'O
lin.:;;; now they admit trusts exist.
We bad difficulty in convincing them
thal the criminal law should be en
forced; now they admit it should be
enl-.iced but fail to enforce il. In
KO lar as they have acted against
Hie trusts at all they have acted
alon/', the lines laid down liv the
Democrats, bul the Dust magnates
are still al largo, Die trusts ; re still
flourishing and even tho supporters
oi Mr. Taft have no specillc remedies
to offer for relief, and trusts arise
while Republic.ins are boasting of
(heil crusade against them. They
propose regulation of monopolies in
stead of extermination, although they
have reason to know that regulation
has. failed and that any one of a
number of t rusts can afford to eon
ii iimie in times as much to a ?om
palgn fund as can be collected from
all nie voters who are outside the
"in, tho tariff the Republican lead
er! nov admit that tariff reform is
nov v.< essary but a careful reading
of theil- promises show mat they use
language identical with that employ
ed in former platforms which have
been Ibo basis .or Du1 present ex
tortionate rates. The advocates of
the McKinley tariff and of the Dingley
tariff never asked for more than
enough lo cover the difference of
labor here and abroad but under pro
tease Of protecting labor thoy built
Up tho present oppressive schedules.
What rei son have we to believe their
promises ure worin any more nov.
Cnn they have been in the past 20
y 'tit's? Sundy tho people will not
' . .isl tariff reform to ' .u;se \. have
stubbornly refused to reduce tariff
inten when they had full power to
do so and then asked to be returned
! > pov -r thal. De v may do what
n y 1 ve frilled to do.
"T Re; ibllci 'is admit that rnll
load regulation h/?a beoa needod and
yot Cor 10 years tho Republican party
allowed ltsoif to bo overawed by tho
railroad lobby nt Washington and
having, with tho aid of tho Demo
crats, scoured a llttlo relief, tho He
publican loaders now rely upon what
has boon dono; und outline no pro
gram?lo for further legislation. The
Rop?bllcan leaders have watched a
fow railroad magnates strangle com
petition and combino great systems
Into greater ones, without raising a
hand for tho protection or tho public
omi now they ask for another lease
of power as a reward for their inac
"Under Republican rule tho rela
tions between capital and labor have1
become moro and more strained and \
yet tho lb publican leaders resist each
attempt to bring om ploy ors and em
ployes Into more harmonious rela
"The Philippines present another
instance of gross mispianngoinent. I
Instead of applying tho American1
Mea to tho Philippine question, tho
Republican lenders imitated the em
pires of tho Old World and entered
on a Colonial policy which has in
volved us in enormous expense,
brought us weakness instead Ol'
Strqngth and humiliation instead of
"The presen I financial stringency
is another illustration of Republican
Incompetency. In the full posesslon
of power it IKIS allowed tho country
to he run by Wall street financiers
and In the crisis is impotent to do
more tin*II furnish money out of the
public, treasury io support the mar
ket. It has made no effort to stop
gambling -tho fruitful causo of pan
ics lt has made no effort to furnish
government notes for an emergency
and it has made no effort to protect
dopes'..-.) s. While it demands seo i
ity for government funds when de
posited with hanks, it has left tho
individual depositor to risk his sav
ings without protection against mis
management by hank o tilda I.-.
"Tho Republicans admit thal
something must be done and they
now know how to proceed. Tiley are
so convinced that Ibo present condi
tions a rp deplorable that they ap
plaud tho president's last mess.ige
which was an indictment of Repub
lican,misrule, for all abuses of which
he complains aro traceable to Repub
lican.-'^ V1 d.? ' ' or lack of legisla
"We face tho future with hope
and that hop?; rests on a firm foun
dation. Democratic, policies have
grown in popularity as tho voters
have become better acquainted with
tho evils to bo remedied. The Dem
ocrats have been looking at public
questions from the standpoint of all
tho people, while Republican leaders
have beer, looking at them from tho
standpoint of a fow. As Hie strength
or a part? must 1)0 measured by the
strength of its prnciplos, Democrats
have reason to bel love that their
prospects of success have Ix en greata
ly Increased by tho widespread ac
ceptance of Democratic remedies.
"Another reason for hope is to be
round In tho rad thai the Democrat
ic parly is united while the Repub
lican party ls divided, and the re
union ol' the Democratic party ls due
to the same causes that have brought
division in the Republican ranks.
The country has moved forward to
ward positivo and aggressive resist
ance to the encroachments of preda
tory wealth and this growth has
brought the rear ranks or the Dem
ocratic party up to tho firing Uno,
while It has seperated Ibo Republi
can reformers from the Republican
standpatters. The flghl for suprem
acy i? He- Republican party is n
bitter one. and whichever side wins
Ihe other will be disgruntled. As
the KepubllcnnH used one faction of
the Democrailc party to defeat us in
I Sin'., we shall return the compli
ments this year and use one part
of Die Ropnblicnn party to defeat the
other, for it ls so hopelessly divided
lhat it can not be trusted to do any
thing at present.
"Tile third cause for hope is to be
round lu the moral awakening. Never
in the generation bas there been such
a Stirring or conscience and the
sense of justice has been made son
siiive to the Democratic appeal,
which ls essentially an appeal for
justice. The Democratic party has
been doing pioneer work and now lt
will enjoy the gratitude and appre
ciation heaped upon the pioneer when
the character of" tho work is fully
WA At INTO BOILING WATER,
Ono Dead and Two Fatally Dinned
nt Jersey City.
Tine? men fell into a tunk of boll
ing water Wednesday in tho chemi
cal works of M. Calm & Uro., on
West tfldo avenue, Jersey City, and
before they wore rescued by fellow
workmon were badly scalded.
The Injured were ,1 OSO ph WOSng,
joseph ?olnssny and .lohn Ashaz, all
of Jersey City. Wosng died of his j
injuries Hie next afternoon. Helas
Bay und A8hnz, the doctors say, can
hardly survive the offects of the ac
lt ls believed that tho men who
were standing at the edge of (he
tank, were overcome by ammonia
fumed and that this caused them to
fall into tho bolling water.
SOME PLAIN TALK.
Senators Tillman and Depew
Lock Horns in Senate
Over tho I ?art tho New York Batiks
Piny in Speculations Un Lonning
Money to Glainblcrs.
A lively colloquy between Senators
Depew and Tillman took piuco when
the South Carolina senator attempt
ed to have the senate pass his resolu
tion calling on tho comptroller of
the currency to furnish a detailed
statement of ?ill loans made hy na
tional hanks in Now York upon col
lateral security during tho 6 months
from June 1 to December 1, 1907.
Mr. Aldrich Suggested that as
drawn tho mensuro had many objec-l
llonahlo features, but he thought a'
resol II I ion would e framed to givo
the information desired If it should
he referred to tho committee ou fi
Mr. Tillman demanded to know tho
objection to tho resolution, Mr. Ald
rich replying that the chief objection
was the provision calling for the
names of people making loans.
"I think that would be the very
worst Illili;; we could do In th?' pres
ent condition," said Mr. Aldrich.
Mr. Tillman disavowed any special
purpose in having tho names and Mr.
llal<> asked thal tho maller be al
lowed to KO over so thal tho chair
man ot tho finan?a committee and
Mr. Tillman might agree on a form
ot* resolution. Mr. Tillman said ho
did not want to KO into tho pri
vate affairs of banks but merely
wanted to get at tho facts concern
ing stock gambling and the loaning
of funds of depositors for stock
Mr. Depow said that what was done
In New York was done elsewhere
and tho Inquiry might be extended
to other pinces.
"Dut," shouted, Mr. Tillman, '-'most
sillies have cloted their buoketshops
and New York has not shut up Its
hucketshop or gambling house that i
is swallowing up the little fellows." ?
"South Carolina would be the llrst <
to suffer if tho New York exchange i
were closed," said ..ir. Depew, "and
ber industrial institutions would fool
tho offCCt of a loss of credit If New
York ls hampered."
"I have never discovered that New
York is supplying money from dis
interested motives," retorted Mr
Tillman; "we pay for everytniag we.
Mr. Depew sain it was safe to say
thal n majority of demain, loans are
maiie for legitimate pnrpos?
added that ho was ready to co-operate
in thc suppression of gamming in
The resolution was then offered to
the com ni it tee on finance. .
PIKE I.AGIOS, PUPILS SING.
Scindais Marched Singing from tho
Huming School Kulldlng.
While a lire raged In tho fourth
door of the live-story public school
building n 19th street, New York on
Friday two thousand pupils marched
from the building singing "Ameri
ca," under tho leadership of their
teachers. The children were engaged .
In their singing exercises when the
lire gong rang, and they continued j
to siiiK as they marched out of the
There was no sign of a panic and
a few minutes after the first alarm
was sounded all tho children were
assembled In the school yard wait
ing tho word or dismissal. Fortun
ately all of the smaller children were
in rooms on tho lower (loora of tho
building and many of them did not
know Of the lire when they were call
ed upon to march out hy tho regular
fire drill Tho lire was quickly ex
tinguished after causing $200 dam
OA N VE DIO FOI ND.
Kein'ives of a Dead Mun nt Asheville
Can't De Located.
The body of James Orlando Ami
don, who died In a hotel at Asheville!
several days ??KO, Still Iles unclaimed
In an undertaking establishment In'
that City. The body ls embalmed
and dressed ready for burial, and tho
lodgo of Masons ls using every of-j
fort lo locate the relatives of tho!
deceased. A badge found on tho |
lapel of the stranger's coat indica
ting that ho was a member of tlint
Order. I he deceased is said IO
have a brother named (1. Fred Anil
don at Framlingham, Mass., and a
sh ier named Miss So Amidon at Mid
bury, N. H., but telegrams to both
places failed to elicit any response.
Ill the pockets of the (lead man's
clothing was found a postal card
from Ibo Dawkins Publishing Com
pany of Waterville, N. Y., addressed
to tho deceased at Miami, Fla.
StjbberJ Chief of Police Shippy
and Shot His Son.
IN CITY OF CHICAGO.
IVouId-He Murderer Was a? Aunr*
ehist and Entered the Home of
the Chief of Police and Tried to
Sfab Him, Hut Was Killed in tho
Fight Tlmt Followed Hy Hie Chlo.
At Chicago Chief or Police George
M. Shippy, his son Harry, and his
driver, ames Foley, wore wounded hy
aa anarchist who attempted to as
sassinate the police official In tlv
hall of tho latter's residence, iii Lin
coln Court, Shortly alter il o'clock
Tuesday morning. The desperate
Struggle, in which Mrs. Shippy ano
her daughter, Georglotta, joined,
was terminated when the chief drew
his own revolve and killed his as
Harry Shippy was shot through
the breast twice and waa proahhly
fatally wounded. His father was
: ia: lied in the arm, while Foley re
ef Ived a Pullet In the wrist. Mrs.
Shippy was kicked hy tho desperado,
but her hurts are slight.
Following the attacks, squads of
police weil? sont into the Italian and
Ghetto quarters of the city. Places
known as headquarters ot secret so
cieties suspected of anarchistic ten
dencies were raided and a scuro or
moro arrests were made.
That the attempt to kill Chief Ship
py resulted in failure was duo large
ly to tho policeman's 'quickness in
anticipating the purposo of his vis
itor's prosence. Tho man had twice
called at tho house and asked foi
the cluer Monday when ho" WHS iou?
that Mr. Snippy was at work and
called again Tuesday morning when
ii servant informed him that tho
chief could not be seen before niuo
o'clock. When ne rang the door bell
al the latter hour, the chief himself
answered the call.
"As I opened the door," said Chief
Shippy later, "tho man raised bia
hat and I allowed him to step Into
the hallway. He handed nie an en
volope, I glanced at it and then tho
thought struck nie that tho man was
for analysis, the police being of tho
an anarchist. I grabbed his arms
and called to my wife who was in
another room. When she ran into
the hallway I said: 'Mother see If
tills man has a revolver. She felt
In ono of his coat pockets and said
that he had.
"I tried to hold him with one hand
and draw my revolver with the other
but he jerked away and fell against
the door. I caught him again anti
while we were struggling my son?
who was up stairs, started to my
aid. He was only a few steps from
tho bottom of tho stairs when the
man freed one hand, drew his re
volver mid fired two ?hots at Har
"Then Foley, who had been sum
moned by my daughter, stepped in
to tho hall and the man shot him.
The anarchist kiCKOd my wlfo to one
side and by this time I had got my
volver, and both Foley nnd I open
ed fire. At my first, shot, which
struck him In the head, he fell. Hut
I fired three moro one Into his head
Foley's shots also struck tho assas
Foley and .larry Shippy were tak
en to a hospital. The body of tho
anarchist was removed to a morgue.
A search of the corpse failed to re
veal any marks hy Which it might
In a poekot of the man's coat, how
ever, tho police discovered a small
box of loznges, tho package hearing
a label inscribed: "Trowbridge, Con
fectionary Company, Moadvllle, Pa."
Tho lozenges were sent to a chemist
for analysis, the police bing of the
opinion that they might contain pois
on with which it was the man's In
tention to commit suicide ?if arrest
The police ari? firm in the belief
that tho attack on their chief was
duo to an anarchistic plot. Theories
that ho may have had a personal
grievance against the official because
of an arrest or some similar affair
were given up when detectives of
tho department failed to rcognlzo
tho corpse as that of any known
criminal. Two members of the forco
asserted that they had seen the man
at f mooting Of anarchists about, ten
j Hot h the chief and Mrs. Shippy
assert that tho former's life was sav
ed by the appearance of their son.
The young mnn, who Is 18 years of
age, ls a student nt a miliatary acid*
erny, In Culver, Ind. Ile ls at homo
because of Illness and hastened to
hts father's aid when ho heard tho
? strugglo In tho hall.