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TH1E PICKENS SENTINEL 1
M LISED WEEK-Ld cEaterma April 23. 1903 at Pickeiw. S.C. at second 0aun nil matter, unde w act ofCongrsS o March 8, 1879 'alihekhd 1871-VolumePICKENS, S. C., MAY16 A NEW PARTY IN SOUTH CAROLINA The Socialists Organize and Put Out a Full State Ticket Candidates, Platform Fo..ty-five delegates. repre senting the organized Socialists in 18 counties of the State, at tended the Socialist 'State con vention which has just adjourn ed in Columbia. The Socialist party has not grown as rapidly in South Carolina as it has in other states and several months ago the national executive com mittee of the party sent 0. E. Branstetter of Oklahoma into the State as nati-mal organizer for the purpose of furthering their propaganda and forming a State organization. The present convention is the result of his work and the So cialists state that from now on they will maintain a complete State organization and partici pate in all State elections. Earnestness and enthusiasm marked the proceedings of the convention, which foimed a permanent State organization, adopted a State platform and nominated presidential electors and candidates for State offices. Local Socialists state that in several districts and counties their organization will nominate candidates for congress, full county tickets and make an act ive and agg essive campaign. bOCIAL! u CANDIDATES Tjhe following nominations were made; Governor, R. B. Britton, Charleston; lieutenant governor, J. C. Inabinet, Newberry; secre tary ot state, P. I, Rawl, Lex ington; comiptroller general, J. F. Fink, Leesville; attorney general. John A. Meete, Coluni bia; State treasurer, J. W. S. Pigler, Spartanburg; superinten dent of education, W. T. Cobb, Greenville; commissioner of ag riculture, C. W. Thompson, Reevesville; railroad commis sioner. W. R. Charles, Pelzer. Presidential electors: G. A. Green, Spartanburg; C. M. New man, Charleston; I. M. Moody, Gree. ville; John C. Gibbs, Georgetown; John. C. Rabon, Greenwood; F. K. Knight, Gas ton; E. WV. Pack, Piedmont: D. H. McLaughlin, Jefferson: J. F. Creighton, Columbia. STATE PLATFOl~M. The State platfornm of the par tv is as follows: "We, the Socialists of South Carolina, in State convention qssembled, do hereby declare ourselves in full accord and har mony with the principles and platform of the national Social ist party and appeal for the sup port of all workers in this State and of all citizens who sympa thize with the cause of labor. "The present economic condi tions place the farmer and the wage-earner on practically the same level, and "WThereas, under the capital istic system the farmers and the wage- earners are exploited of the greatest part of their prod ucts through rent, interest and profit, the Socialist party in con vention assembled does hereby declare that the farmers, wage earners and all prod ucers should unite in the Socialist partyv for the purpose of comb~latmg with and finially o~vertlu1on. ing the present capitalistic system of ex~ ploitation through the enact mnent of such laws, which will protect the wage-earners inter tste'd on the industrial field and thereby finally securing for every producer i he full social value of this product. "And whereas, the Socialist party of South Carolina does not seek to dictate to union la-. bor in internal organization it declares to be in entire symi pathy -xith the organized far mer, the labor movement and recognizes the necessity of or ganization on the industrial as well as the political field. USE F INJUNCTION. "'And, whereas, the powers being usurped by the United States judges by their indis criminate use of the injunction, and the ar-bitrary use of military power could be stopped and t he unjust decisions of the supreme cotirt and other courts cmuld be reversedl or prevented by in telligent use of the ballot on election day; therefore be it "Reoled, That the Socialist party of South Carolina, calls upon the working people to use their political power with this end in view, organize politically, vote intelligently and rally to the support of their party. For ward in one sol'd army under IC the banner of the Socialist party to defeat capitalistic aggression, to win immediate relief for themselves and children and 4asten the day of complete h -mancipation from the capital stic exploitation and misrule. 1XISIEDIATE POLITICAL DEMAN DA "Sec. 1. We demand the pub lie owner-,hip of all public utili ties for the purpose of prevent ing the exploitation of the pub lic. ti "Sec. 2. That any citizen of ( the United States shall have the a right to vote in South Carolina ti after a residence in the State of w six months and in the county I after 60 days, and that the reg- d stration books be kept open 20 ni lays, beginning 40 days before lction. 01 "Sec. 3. That at every elec- c. ion the nomul:ee to be voted st or shall be entitled to represen .ation at the polling precincts t( :o see the ballots counted and ei prevent fraud. p1 "Sec. 4. That stringent lawvs se be enacted for the punishment tl by fine or imprisonment in the P Btate prison, or both, of indi- v( viduals or of corporations con- s< victed of fraud or intimidation in elections or of connivance S therein. D "Sec. 5. We demand the in- si itiative, referendum and the t( right of recall. "Sec. 6. Equal suffrage for ii men and women without edu cation, or property qualifica- n tions. "Sec. 7. Abolition of theState tI enate. "Sec. 9. The absolute f reedom a of press, speech and assemblage. ui EDUCATIONAL DE.ANi-s "Sec. 10, That sufficient 0 school houses be erected o ac- " conodate all children of school P age. "Sec. 11. A compulsory edu cation of all children up to the age of 16 years with free text books furnished by the State, and when necessary, furnish them with meals and clothing' a without the senablence of chari-h "Sec. 12. Women teachers shall be paid the same as mn whea holding the same grade t: certificate. GENERAL DEMA~NDS- h "Sec. 13. A graduated in- C come and inheritance tax. d "Sec. 14. A strict employer's~ v liability law. t "Sec. 16. The appointive and t veto power of the governor to a be abolished and all State em- g ploys, not elected by popular j i vote, to be employed .md~er civyil service rules and regulations. c "Sec. 16. The establishment e of a free State employment bu- ii reau, and that the State give3 employment to all that are un- i~ employed, who through no fault x of their own. are out of work, a and that until this be done, all t vagrancy laws be repealed. a "Sec. 17. That on all govern- Ii ment and public work the em ployes shall be paid wages week-IC y and at the union scale, eight t hours to be a legal work day. js "Sec. 18. That the State pro- v vde for a rigid inspection of li factriesit, miines and industrial "Sec. 19. Thal~t a State print- i ry be established for the pur pose of printinig all school b)ooks and all stationary, documents reports, etc., of the State dlepart ment, such printerv to b~e oper t ated1 by union men only. "Sec. 20. Life. fire, acciden I and industrial insurance at cost. "Sc. 21. That no minors be j allowed to work in~ any mill. factory, or sweat shop, under the age of 16 years. Also thatI warnenl get the same pay as men wvhen performing the same se-vice in publ ic industries. Sec. 22. The abolition of the convict leasing system and 0 the employment of p;rimner r d iretly by the State with inthe w'ails of their respective- prison All prison male goods sold in this State to be plainly ilabeiml P-isou Made' with the name o tte institution in which they were manufactured. "Se c. 2:3 A bolishmen t of t he potters' field system and the. burial of indigent dead in a humane and decent manner at Spartanburg For Jones. A disnatch from Columbia Lys A gentleman here yesterday 'ho attended the Spartanburg nvention, and who is a strong -iend of Judge Jones said of m results of their convention: We had everything our own av and we made the Bleasites ang their heads. Judge Jones 'ill carry Spartanburg county y at least 2,000 majority." mnicipality of which they ere residents. A .: IF, It1 ROG1;I:CA 31E. "Sec. 1. Home rule for coun es. Permitting counties to en ge in any enterprises when Ithorized by referendum of 10 voters of the county and hich will permit of the abolish ent of the contract system of ing public work in the same anner. "Sec. 2. State ownership and :ration of grain elevators, tton houses, fertilizer, cold orage and packing plants. "Sec. 3. The fertilizer plant furnish fertilizer to the farm s of the State upon credit at 6 r cent. interest, the loan to be cured by mortgage either upon e land or upon the crop. roper laws to be enacted to pre mnt fraud or deception in the curing of such credit. "Sec. 4. Public funds of the ate to be loaned to the actual "ducers of cotton or grain ored in public warehouses up 50 per cent. of its value at e rate of 6 per cent, per an un. "Sec. 5. All owners of land ho are not personal users there to fix their own values for ie purpose of taxation with the )tion in the State or county to quire title to same at the val a.tion so fixed. Sec. 6. State ownership and -eration of banks to (1o a gen 'al banking business ai'd to be -I.lic depositories for 4l public "Sec. 7. State lands to be ased and not sold, and when -nts equal the market value of i land have been paid by the -nant, rent to i e reduced to the mount of takes paid on similar mad by private owners.' Pay of Expenses Refused. Columbia, May 9. Comp oller General Jones today gave at the correspondent between imself, Gov. Blease and C. W. reighton, the governor's special etective of Greenwood, in hich it is made known that e comptroller general refused > honor the month's expense count for Creighton on the round that the account was t itemized. Mr. Creightoni sent the ac :unt to General Jones, simply ~lling for expense for the ionth. Generai Jones wrote ir. Creighton saying it must be emized. The governor then ~rote the> comptroller general nd gave reasons for no)t having d-officer's account itemized nd asking that the bill be onored. The governor threatens, if reighton has a right, to take de matter into the courts. He jvs he will look into the law hen he returns from Spartan urg, where he has gone for vral days. Creihton hats in'n inlspec't .g lax'r violat ions. Mrs. Tilman Wants Divorce. Cincinnatti, U., Mrs. Lucy )ugas Tillman tiled suit for di orce in the inlsolvenlcy court ere Monday from Benjamin van Tilinan, Jr. Tihe petition lleed :gross neglect of (duty and llure to pr1ovide. Mrs. Tillman a descendant of the famous 'ickens family. The couple :ere married at Edgefield, S. .. ecember . ,193 Their wo children have been the mrce of a widely discussed pisode in which Senator Till mn figured. Mrs. Tiliman re overed her children through he medium of the courts. Notice. iAy pron or persons or cor hrto is hreby forbidden to tire,. mplov, feed or harbor my on. J ams~M. Galloway, who Sa minor and wvho has left iome without my consent. Any ine disregarding this notice will > prosecuted by me. E. T H. Gil1mray. SENATOR TILLMAN WRITES TO VOTERS Will not Stump the State this Summer. To the People of South Carolina: Twenty-two years ago I asked you to elect me to the office of governor. You did it, after a very hot campaign in which I spoke in every county in the State. Two years later I asked for re-election. You gave me the office a second time by an overwhelming majority. After four years of service in the Governor's office, I asked you to elect me to the senate, and again, after a heated canvass, you placed me in the office I now hold. I have held this office for ne:.rly eighteen years, and I am now asking you to re-elect me to it, although my health is broken and I am no longer the strong and vigorous man I once was. I have a ripe experience and thorough knowledge of the working of the government, and have many warm personal friends in the depaitments and in both branches of congress. I came to the senate in a cloud of obloquy on account of news paper abuse at home. I have fought my way in spite of it and have lived to see most of the newspaper men in the press gallery my friends. By long service and hard work, I have won an enviable position in Washingtcn, and the State is entitled to whatever benefit I have in places on the committees which can only be obtained by such service. I have flattered no man and fearcd no man in debate, and I have a strong desire to "die in harness," for sentimental rea sons only. I have no words that can ex press my appreciation and grati tude for the confidence and love y'.u have giyen me in all these years. If I did not feel that my experience and intimate ac quaintance with public affairs will enable me to give accept able service In the future, I would not ask re-election at your hands, but content myself with the full measure of the honors you have given me al ready. When I first came into public life I met a storm of opposition, which was very bitter and in tense, It required intense and aggressive ac'tion to overcome it; and being combative by nature, I fought with all my might for those things I thought were right, and I won because you approved my policies, my utter ances and my actions. Anmid this exciting contest, many things were said and done on bo'sh sides that, perhaps, had better been left unsaid and un done. Men are but human, and when fired by strong convic tions, they speak and do things which they afterward regret. As God is my judge, I never said anything but truth, or did anything as governor or as senator, I did not believe to be of the public welfare. As I look back over my career, I can see mistakes and blunders, plenty of them, but they were honest blunders, and I have never permitted selfish ambition or petty revenge to control my actions. I have tried to be sen ator of all the people, as I was governor of the whole State and my ambition has been, in the senate, to give the people the ~et servive of which I was cap able, Owing to my poor health and in accordance with the advice of my physician, I shall not make any speeches during the canvass this summer. All of the old men in the State have already heard me speak, and if there are any young ones who have not and desire it, I shall take pleasure in mailing such pamphlet copies of some of my best speeches which I have yet on hand. Nothing would de light me more than to be able once again to see my old friends face to face, and it saddens me to think that I shall never have this pleasure again. I shall hope that the people of South Carolina will not displace me by voting me out, but that in some way you will indicate a wish for me to retire from this position because of your belief that I am no longer physicit capable of performing the duties of the office. The senatorship has always been regarded by me as a sacred trust, and if I knew you wanted me to sur render it, I would gladly lay it down, conscious that I have done my duty always to the best of m y ability. B. R. Tillman. A Death Chair. A contract for the erection of the electric chair at the peniten tiary was awarded by the board of directors to the Adam Elec ti ical company of Clinton, N. J. This company is to complete the job, erecting the chair and equipping it thoroughly with the electrical apparatus. The chair will be of mission oak and the death dealing current will be securcd from the local elec tric company of Columbia. The important part of the death chair is the electrical apparatus, and this will be installed with the greatest care. The directors of the State ( penitentiary met with the sup- ( erintendent of the prison for the purpose of letting the contract for the electric chair, which was ordered by an act passed by the general assembly in its 1912 ses- ( sion. The directors have been in consultation about the erec tion of the chair for several months, and a committee from the board receitly made a trip to Raleigh and Richmond with the intent of fhiding out certain ( details and specifications of the ( erecting a death device of the ( kind to be established for this State. Tbre are sewral persons to be electrocuted in June and the I chair must be in readiness by I that time. It is not believed I that the erection of the chair I will consume any great length I of time, the parts being assem- I bled in this city and power be- A ing furnished locally. The ins- ( tallation of electrical apparatus ( will be done under the supervis- I ion of the State electrician and I this will not be a difficult under taking, Trespass Notice. All persons are hereby warn-L ed not to Hunt, Fish, or in any other way trespass upon the lands of the undersigned. Dis regard of this potice by anyone will be prosecuted tf Mrs. J. W. Price. FRlEE IF IT FAILS. Your Money Back if You are not Satisfied with the Medicine We Recommnend. We are so positive that our remedy will permanently relieve constipation, no matter how chronic it may be. that we offer to furnish the medicine at our expense should it fail to produce satisfactory results. It is worse thani useless to at tempt to cure constipation with cathartic drugs. Laxatives or cathartics do much harm. They cause a reaction, irritate, and weaken the bowels and tend to make constipation more chronic. Besides, their use be comes a habit that is dangerous. Constipation is caused by a weakness of the nerves and muscles of the large intestine or descending colon. To expect permanent relief you must therefore tone up and strengthen these organs and restore them to healthier activity. We want you to try Rexall Orderlies on our recommenda tion. They are exceedingly pleasant to take, being eaten like candy, and are ideal for children, delicate persons, and old folks, as well as for the robust. They act directly on the nerves- and muscles of the bowels. They apparently have a neutral action on other associ ate organs or glands. They do not purge, cause excessive looseness, nor create any incon venience whatever. They may be taken at any time, day or night. They will positively re lieve chronic or habitual consti pation, if not of surgical variety and the myriads of associate or dependent chronic ailments, if taken with regularity for a rea sonable length of time. 12 tab lets, 10 cents; 36 tablets, 25 cents; 80 tablets, 50 cents. Sold in Pickens only at our store The Texall Store. Pickens .nmg Co. THE STATE CONVENTION Relative Strength of Jones and Blesse Shown by Counties The State Democratic Con vention met in Columbia yes terday (Wednesday). Full re ports from all counties in the State came out too late for the last issue of The Sentinel, but it was known by many that the friends of Judge Jones would be in controll of the convention. The following table will show the relative strength of the Jones and Blease men in the convention: Not Jones. Blease. knowh Abbeville,....8 0 0 kiken..,. 8 0 0 inderson,,.14 0 0 3amberg,,,.. 4 2 (?) 0 3arnwell,,.6 1 1 3eaufort.....5 1 0 3arkeley.,... 4 2 0 )alhoun......2 2 0 harleston...0 0 8 )herokee.... 6 0 0 hester.......6 2 0 Ihesterfield 5 0 1 3larendon...18 0 0 ,olleton......8 0 0 )arlington. 8 0 0 )illon.........6 0 0 )orchester..,. Edgefield. ...j 0 1 Pairfield..... 0 0 8 lorence. 8. 0 0 eorgetown..q 0 6 xreenville.. 14 0 0 ;reenwood 8 0 0 lampton... 4 (?) 0 0 lorry.........3 0 (1) 3 rasper......., 1 2 Cershaw ....0 5 1 .ancaster... 6 0 3 laurens., Q 6 (?) 0 4exington., 4 1 2 darion...,,, 6 0 0 darlboro...,. 8 0 0 qewberry...0 8 0 )conee........5 1 0 )rangeburg.6 (?) 6 (?) 0 ?ickens.....5 0 1 1ichland....1I 1 0 saluda........0 0 6 sptbrg.......16 0 0 sumter...8 0 0 Jnion...6 0 0 Wmsbrg...., ,. fork ,.,.....0 0 0 Totals.,..239 47 44 CAUSE FOR ALARI Loss of Appetite or Distress Af ter Eating a Symptom That Should not he Disre dirded Appetite is justa natural desire for food. Loss of appetite or stomach distress after eating indicate indieestion or dyspep sia. Over-eating is a habit very dangerous to a person's good general health. It is not what you eat but what you digest and assimilate that does you good. Some of the strongest, heaviest, and healthiest persons are moderate eaters. There is nothing that will cause more trouble than a dis ordered stomach, and many peo ple daily contract maladies simply through disregard or abuse of the stomach. We urge all in Pickens who suffer from any stomach de rangement, indigestion, or dys pepsia, whether acute or chron ic, to try Rexall Dyspepsia Tab lets, with the distinct under standing that we will refund their money without question or formality, if after reasonable use of this medicine, they are not perfectly satisfied with the results. We recommend them to our customers every day, and have vet to hear of any one who has not been benefited by them. We honestly believe them to be without equal. They give very prompt relief, aiding to neutra lize the gastric juices, strength en the digestive organs, to regu late the bowels, and thus to pro mote perfect nutrition, and era dicate all unhealthy symptoms. We urge you to try a 25c box of Rexall Dyspepsia Tablets, which gives 15 days treatement. At the end of that time your money will be returned to you if von are not satisfied. Of course, in chronic cases length of treatment varies. For such cases, we have two larger sizes. which sells for 50c. and $1.00. Remember you can obtain Rex all Remedies in this community only at our store-The Rexall Store. The Pickens Drug Corn pany. . -- Blue and Gray to Unite Macon, Ga. May 8.-The choosing of Chatanooga, Tenn. as reunion city for 1913, the unanimus, enthusiastic accept ance of the invitation of Gen. Trimble, commander in chief of the G. A. R., to merge the blue and the gray in a celebration at Gettsyburg in July, 1913 the crowning of Miss Mary Scan drett of Macon as queen of the 1912 reunion before 20,000 peo ple on Coleman's hill and a Georgia sun melting mellowly over the city all day, featured the third day of the 22nd an nual reunion of the Confederate Veterans in Aacon. Chatanooga's success in the fight for the 1913 reunion was a sweeping victory over both Jacksonvill, and San Antonio Notice The Pickens Railroad Compan th day of June 1912, beginning depot at Pickens, S. C. it will, th: thorized agent, offer and expose : ash all the refused and uncl which the charges have not been Parties to whom these articles I he sale by paying charges befor NO. Name 1. Heath, Brue, Morrow Co, 2. No name a. W. J. Powell-1 pkge (2 ca 4. No name-2 boxes Tobacco. 6. Wm. Rosemond-1 sack 0: 7. Keowee Supply Co.-5 box 8. Piokens Bottling Works-1 9. Keowee Supply Co.-7 boxi 10. A. C. Smith-1 box Medici 11. No name-1 barrel CrockE 12. J, L. Ramey- 1 barrel Crc 1 doz. G. B 1 box Notic 13. No name-1 bdl, Plows, 3 "6 1 barrel Mt 16. M. C. Dodgens-1 Sewing 17. No name-lot Pots, Skillel 18. W. J, Kopp-1 Can Oil. 19. No name-1 Package D. I 20. " 1 Box Soap, 21. E. M. Hines-1 case Stock 22. Central Mfg. Co.--8 Rolls 23. No name--2 Cans Syrup. 24. Dora Leslie--I Boxed Lan 25. No name-1 Box Starch. 26. P. W. Smith-2 Boxes GI 27. No name-i Box Medicin 28. Win. Rosemond-1 Bugg 29. C. H. Rice-i Bri Cider, 1 30. J. B. Seaborn.-1 Box G. 31. Moore & Mauldin-2 Brls. EXPI 1. R. T. Welborn-1 Pkg. 2. No name-i Box. 3. J. K. Manley-1 Box. 4. No name-1Box. 5. A. Sheriff-i Box, 6. W. E. Stephens-1 Pkg. 7. No name-i Box Drugs, 8. A. T. Turner-i Box. 9. H. A. Richey-1 Pkg. 10. No name-i Can. 11. Lola Harris-i Doll Carri 12. T. D. Harris-i Pkg. 13. Geo. E. Biddeford-1 Pkg 14. L. F. Robinson-i Box M~ 15. T. D. Harris-i Bdl. Casi 16. Estell Revis-i Pkg. 17. No name-i Book. 18. " 1 Box Medc. 19. F. B. Williams-i Box ?M 20. L, H. Grandv-1 Pkg.. 21. R. L. Henderson-i1Pkg. 22. W. C. Seaborn-i Pkg. 23. J. M. Crenshaw-1 Pkg. 24. Katie Ferguson-1 Pkg. 25. No name-i Pkg. 26. A. D. Mann-i Pkg 27. J. L. Bolt-i Box Mede. 28. No name-i Box Medc, 29. Folger & Thornley-1 Bo 30. No name-i P'kg. 31. " 1 Pkg, 32. " 1 Book. 33. J. A. Cannon-i Pkg. 34, Harvey Kennemore-i PJ 35. Pirlie Ryce-i Box Soap. 36. D. B. Finney-1 Box Soa 37, No name-i Box Soap. 38. " 1 Box Soap. 39. " 1 Book. 40. " 1iBook. 41. H. M. Hester-i Pkg. 42. W. Masters-i Pkg. 43. Abner Masters-i Pkg. 44. Wmn, Moore-i Pkg. 45. H. A. Richey-1 Pkg. 46. W. L. Myers-I Box Me 47. B. A. Gallaway-I Pkg. 48. J. M. Clements-1 Pkg. 49. Avery Kirksey-1 Pkg. I 50. " 1 Pkg. Medc. 51. W. A. Holder-I Pkg. 3 52. Henry Porter-i Pkg. M 53. Lambert Raney-1 Pkg. 54. W. A. Saterfield--4 Boo 55. H. Allen-i Grip. 56. Ivy Light & Power Co. 57. 58. A. P. Smith-i Pkg. 59. E. H. McWhorter-1 Pk 60. Sentinel-Journal-4 Bun and came at the close of a rath er stormy session, altho the up roar which retarded the progress of the convention was.not alto gether the outcome of the-. fight for the next meeting -place. It seemed impossible to keep the convention in check and time and time again '4eneral Walker who was presiding had to rap and shout for order before the business could go on. Even when he used his office to com mand he was disregarded the roaring of a thousand voices in conversation blocking business continually. The vote on the 1913 reunion was as follows: Chatanooga 1,048. Jackson ville 606; San Anntonio 476. "Did you tell old Joe I was a bloomin' liar?" "No; I thought 'e knew t.. Sale. r hereby gives notice that on the it 10 o'clock a. m. at its freight rough the undersigned duly au [or sale to the highest bidder for aimed freight and express upon paid as listed below. iave been shipped can prevent day of sale. Articles 1 sack Beans. 4 cds Tobacco. 1a) 3 Bxs. Tobacco. rster shells. is Tobacco. box Glass. 35 Can Goods. ne. Try. ickery, 1 box China. askets, 1 pail Candy, Ins. pd. Baskets. y. Bottles.. Machine. s & eto.. L Fbot Plows. Food, 1 Stand Roofing. ass , T Bodn Box G. Ware. Ware. Syrup. LESS. ae and (Jts. edc. gs. edc. x Hdw. kg. Medc. Me. Medc. Mede.. fede.. iedc.. edc. ks. -1 Pkg. Pkg. dIes Newspaper. J. T. Taylor, General Manager.