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KLY Entered April 23, 1903, at Pickens, S. C., as second class ma" matter, d t f Cnress of March 3 1879
ISHLED 1871. VOLU3~1E L2. PICKENS, S. C., SEPTEMBER 5, 1912. N
-Publication of Libelous Anti-American
Aeticles Brought to Attention of
State Department.
Washingto.-"That Enrique Maza,
the reporter who attacked Hugh Gib
son, American charge of the legation
in Havana,. was, merely a tool in the
hands of Cuban plotters antagonistic
to the United States, and who would
like to get the Cuban government into
trouble with this country, was the
opinion expressed here by Senor Mar
tin-Rivero, the Cuban minister. He
was of thie belief, he. said, that Maza
had not attacked Mr. Gibson of his
own' volition, but that he had been
urged on by ' others who had1 made
him think he had been insulted and
that he should seek revenge.
Under no circumstances, no matter
what his. provocation may have been,
said the minister, was Maza justified
in th6 action he took. That justice
would be done inthe case was the
declaration of Senor Martin River.o.
The mnister has notified his gov
ernment of the demands of the United
States that the assailant be punished.
As soon as he had learned of the at
tack, the minister had "spontaneously
r . sent word to Cuba," he said, "that the
United States had laws rendering vir
tually Immune from attack the per
sons of foreign representatives here,
and that on account of this reciproc
Ity, the full -vigor of the Cuban law
would be applied. In case a country
which doesn't protect Cuban represen
tatives," said the minister, "no fur
ther rights are extended to its diplo
mats than to any other foreigners."
He immediately called attention, he
said, to' this clause in their laws.
Havana. Cuba.-In consequence of a
vigorous protest by Hugh Gibson, the
charge d'affaires of the American lega
tion here, against .&e release on triv
ial bail of Enrique Maza, the news
paper reporter who assaulted him,
Maza was arrested for the third time
by order of the audiencia court and
committed to jail to await indictment.
Immediately after the re-arrest -of
Maza, the squad of secret service ipen
who had been detailed to watch the
American legation and to attend Mr.
Gibsdn wherever he went, was re
lieved from duty.
Mr. Gibson's vigorous insistence
that his assailant be prosecuted arous
S ed a fresh storm of indignation cf the
pir press.
Mother and Six Children Cremated.
Rutherford, N. J.-Mrs. Smilio De
Baro and six of her seven children,
ranging from five months to' 12 years
of age, met death in a fire which de
stroyed their home. DeBaro, the h-us
band and father, and the seventh
child, a boy of '13,-escaped bof jumping
from' a second-story window. De
Baro and his family made their home
on the second fioor of a frame house.
Mrs. DeBaro and the six younger
children slept in a rear room and the
father and the oldest boy ih the front.
DeBaro and the boy tried to rescue
the woman and children, but a wall of
fire checked them. With their night
clothing ablaze, they jumped from the
Dies in Electric Chair.
Eddyville, Ky.-Cal Miracle, arrest
ed in Alabama last winter and then
brought back to Kentucky to stand
trial for the murder of a man and a
woman in Bell codnty last August,
was electrocuted in the state peniten
tiary here. He walked coolly to the
chair, and, when asked if he desired
* to make a statement, replied: "Noth
ing to say." Three minutes later he
was dead. Miracle called Matthew
Jones to the latter's front gate Sun
day, August 25, 1911, and shot him
down, apparently without reason.
Boy Drops 2,000 Feet.
Flint. Mich.-In the presence of
hundreds-of people, 14-year-old Ches
ter B'rits, son of : Bart N. Betts of
- 't, was accidentally caught by the
guy-rope~ of a balloon 'and hurled
~. about two thousand feet in th'e air
before the rope untangled and hurled
him to his death. He crashed against
the roof of a barn, and was still alive
when spectators reached him, but he
soon expired. The tragedy occurred
- at a county fair, and, when the bal
loon and aeronaut shot upwards. many
people thought he was a dummy.
Robbed of $5,000 While Asleep.
Washington. Ga.--Local banks were
notified here that F. M. Laxton of
Charlotte. N. C.. had been robbed of
$5.000 in cash and checks while
asleep in a Pullman car between At
aand Charlotte. Mr. Laxton is
yv e president of a company which is
S putting in a new electric plant here
and the money was in part payment
by the city of Washington for that
work. Four thousand dollars of the
money was in the shape of a cashier's
check and( the rest in curr-ency.
Alabama Wolves Besiege R. R. Agent.
Birmlingham. Ala.-The arr'val of a
freight train at Prospect. Ala., saved
the Northernl Alabama railroad stationi
agent there\ from a horrible death by
a pack of ivolves. The wolves sur
rounded the fgtle depot and drove the
agent inside. -here he barricaded the
windows and ioors. Hie shot two of
the wolves whqn they tried to jump
thr'ugh the wi idow. The arrival of
* the freight tap-scared the pack
away. The agzt left with the train.
going i toJs ,\welve miles away.
Mayor Rolla Wells of St. Lou;s hai
been made treasurer of the Democral
Ic campaign committee. He Is presi
dent of the Business Men's League o
St. Louis, and was Wilson's campaigi
manager in the middle west before thi
Six Thousand Suffragettes Trudg,
Through the Streets of
Columbus, Ohio. - Approximatel;
six thousand women paraded th<
streets here advocating votes fo
women. Most of them trudged brisi
ly over the long line of march unde
the hot sun, while others in automc
biles, gaily decorated with emblem
of equal suffrage, followed in a lonj
The parade was the most spectacu
lar event of the Columbus centennial
When the procession terminated, i
at once disintegrated into a hundret
or more erowds addressed by omei
an soap boxes. A feature' of 19e pa
rade had been the soap boxes car
ried by many of the marchers. Whei
the march ended these boxes were dis
tributed to every corner of the busi
ness section.
At Memorial hall 3,000 sympathiz
ers gathered to listen to speeches. Dr
Ani4 Shaw and Fola LaFollette wer
among the speakers.
'Among the elaborate foats partic
pating were six chariots,. sent ner
from Baltimore, each representing g
woman's suffrage state.
Hundreds of. men carrying yellov
pennants and wearing yellow bannert
with "Votes For Women" stamped ox
:hem were in the line of march. Thou
sands lined' the streets and cheeret
the women..
American Charge d'Affaires Assaultet
by a Reporter in Havana.
Havana, Cuba.-Hugh S. Gibson
the charge d'affaires of the Americar
legation at Havana, while entering
hotel here. was assaulted by a Cubar
newspaper reporter. Mr. Gibson wai
not seriously injured.
His assailant was arrested, and thi
Cuban secretary of state personalla
expressed his regret to the chargi
d'affaires at the occurrence.
Mr. Gibson was just entering thi
hotel at which he habitually dines
when the man, , without warning
sprang upon him from behind an<
knocked him down. When the Amern
can was lying on the ground his as
sailant jumped upon him. At this mc
ment Edward Bell, the second secre
tary of the legationi, reached the scent
and dragged off the assailant.
Large Sum Added to Titanic Fund
Gloucester, Mass.-The women's Ti
tanic memorial fund was increase<
several thousand dollars here throug)
the instrumentality of Mrs. Joh1
Hays Hammond and other societ:
leaders fly means of an outdoor dra
matic performance
Speaker Clark Wrecked Desk.
Washington. - Repairmen examiE
ing the furniture of the house dis
covered that Speaker Clark, durini
the last nine months, had used his
gavel with such effect that virtual]:
the entire top of the desk was wreck~
ed. One entire section had beei
pounded away, leaving a large hole
concealed by the green felt that cov
ers the desk. The speaker through
out the session made vigorous use a
the gavel on all occasions. No speal
er since Thomas B. Reed has emplo3
ed the mallet with such freedom.
Long Wins Rifle Championship.
Seagirt, N. J.-Corporal Cedric iM
Long of the Fifth regiment of Massa
chusetts, is the champion military rj
fleman of the United States. He at
taned this honor at the annual rifi
tournament here after two days o
shooting, during which he surpasse<
the efforts of more than 100 othe:
competitors, including all the cracl
shots in the military service of the
United States, regular and Nationa
Guard. He scored 235 points agains
231 for his nearest rival.
Lasses Popular as Brides.
New York.-Judging by the fre
onency of their arrival in large nun
bers. Scottish lasses are popular a
rides in some sections of the Fa
Wst. In similar proportion to :iha
on many previous voyages of Ancho
liners, 10 per cent .of the 500-odd pas
sengers on the steamer Columbia, jus
in from Glasgow, were young Scotc]
women, all of the fifty maidens ax
nouncing themselves bound for vari
cus Western states as brides-to-be e
.rospmrous farmers.
The Vote in the Primary the Largest
Ever Cast in the State of.
-South Carolina.
Columbia, S. C.-With a vote of
108,314 recorded, South Carolina. has
cast the heavlest vote in its primary
Cole L Blease, the ineumbent, led
for governor by a majority of 2,296
votes over his two opponents. This.
elects him on the face of the returns.
Complete returns from Anderson,
county give Blease -a majority of 2,
100 in that county.
The vote for governor, 138,314, com
pares with a vote of 106,000 two years
For governor the vote, is: Blease
70,300, Jones 65,986, Duncan 2,018.
For senator B. R. Tillman, incum
bent, polled 61,700, against 31,176 for
W. J. Talbert and 23,563 for N. B.
Dial. This insures Tillman's re-elec
For attorney general, J. Fraser Ly
' .mary Election.
on, with 51,14- votes, and T. H. Pee
pIes, with 38,385, are the leading can
didates, and will make a second race.
S. T. Carter has been nominated
for state treasurer by 30,000 major
John G. Richards, Jr., incumbent,
and James Cansler will probably have
to make the race over for railroad
J. Willard Ragsdale appears to
have beaten Representative J. E. El
lerbe in the Sixth congressional dis
trict, having a majority of about f our
teen hundred. All other tongressnan
are renominated.
The primary in Charleston was at
tended by much excitement and by
frequent disorder at some of the poll
ing precincts. Most of the excitement
was due to bitter factional feeling dis
played in the race for the office of
dounty sheriff, the incumbent, Capt.
E. J. Elmore Martin, winning by a
majority of 1,890. Congressman G. S.
Legare, who stood for re-election
against H. Leon Larrissey, defeating
Larissey by a large majority, was
algnell with Sheriff Martin. Mayor
John P. Grace was the chief support
-er of A. W. Perry, Sheriff Martin's
opponent, and the claim was freely
made during the day by the Martin
forces that the police were being
used against them at the polls.
-On requests from the Martin-Le
gare headquarters, officers oftahe mi
litia companies of the city quietly
mobilized their men at the armories
and held them in readiness to turn
-out under arms shoudi their presence
be needed.
Milking Early, She Saved Family.
Logansport, Ind.-Because Mrs. Wil
liam Bowyer was up early milking,
while her husband slept, lives of the
husband and two children were saved.
bpt the industrious wife is bent in
-grief over the death of her 15
months-old baby. Mrs. Bowyer dis
-covered fire in their home when near
-the barn attending to her regular
work. Rushing into the burning struc
Iture she dragged the unconscious form
-of her husband and two of her chil
dren to safety. She was about to dash
in to get the baby when the roof fell.
Officers Elude Mob.
Chattanooga, Tenn.-The negro
burglar and murderer of Collinsville,
-Ala.. who has been pursued by an
armed mob of several hundred men
Sand bloodhounds, was landed in jail
Eat Fort Payne. He was captured near
Chesterfield across the Lookout moun
~-tan by J. W. Gavin and son. The
Smob was some &istance behind when
the capture was afected, but the ne
Igro was turned over to Sheriff Harris
and he eluded the , b and took the
prisoner to Fort Payge.
Mos efus R.
Paris, France.-Pubgc anxiIij
intense over the fate'of F'rench o1.
s cers held as hostagg's by the Moors
rat Ma-ewesh, Morodco. Emissaries
tIhave been dispatched by the French
rcommander, but haye obtained no in
formation. General Lyautey, the
tFrench resident..-overnor, reported to
Sthe foreign offlee that the volunteers
who had unfertaken the dangerous
duty had returned from El Hiba's
fheadquarter's, where they had in vain
tried to effect a ransom.
M: %
Mr. Funk is the Progressive candi. c
date for governor of Illinois. j
United States Is Informed That.Great
Britain Will Appeal Matter ,to I
The Hague. t
Washington.-Great Britain -has re- I
affirmed its protest against the Pan- t
ama canal bill. In a note filed with
the state department by A. Mitchell
Innes,, charge of the British embassy,
it was stated that if a satisfactory
agreement could not be reached Great
Bricain would appeal to The Hague
tribunal for arbitration.
The note submitted says Great Brit- t
ain will - give careful consideration to t
both the bill and the message Presi
dent Taft sent to congress relating to
discrimination in favor of American
coastwise shipping in the canal. If i
after due consideration it is found I
that no satisfactory agreement can be I
reached in the matter Great Britain
declares that it will be necessary to
appeal to arbitration.
Mr. Innes was instructed by his
government to file the protest and he
sent it to the staite department. It
stated merely that Great Britain still
stands in her previously explained at
titude in regard to the Panama bill.
The tone of the note makes it appear
that Great Britain believes it will be
necessary to submit the question to
Mr. Innes, who has been acting as
charge of the embassy during the ab
sence of Ambassador Bryce; came to
Washington recently from the sum
mer headquarters of the British em
bassy in Maine to remain during the
discussion in congress of the bill
One state departmept official- de-.
clared he did not beli~eve Great Brit
ain had a case to carry before The
Hague tribunal.
Ottawa, Ont-Speaking on the Pan
ama canal question at a dinner to vis
iting British officers and legislators,
Sir Wilfrid Laurier said he believed
British, Canadian and American di
plomacy would being about an agree
ment satisfactory to all.
Pointing to the fact that for more
than 100 years difference between
Canad aand the United States had
been settled without resort to arms,
Sir Wilfrid declared that poor arbi
tration was better than the most suc
cessful war.
Detectives Guard Rockefeller Home.
New York.-John D. Rockefeller,
Jr., in a statement regarding labor
troubles on his father's estate at Tar
rytown, made it' known that private
detectives had been called to delve
into the situation. A detective, with
a large force of deputies, has been
guarding Mr. Rockefeller's 1,000-acre
place for several weeks. About 200
men are employed on the estate, near
ly all foreigners. Mr. Rockefeller dis
credited reports that it was a black
hand warfare.
Ccmmission Rule For New Orleans. I
New Orleans.-A commission form
of government, including the right ofC
initiative and referendum, was adopt- 4
ed at the special election here by a
vote of more than 10 to 1. The offi
cial returns were 23,900 for and 2,119 t
against. Both regular and reformersC
voted for the new system of govern-t
ment. At the general election in No
vember a constitutional amendment I
will be voted upon, the carrying ofa
which will mean that the right of re-c
call will also be msade a feature ofc
the commission form of government.
General Booth is Btiried.
London. England.--Funeral services
of the founder of the Salvation Army.
Gen. William Booth, took place at thee
Olympia. In accordance with tradi-t
tions of the organization they were
without pomp or symbol or mourn- f
ing, but were carried out a th a mov-c
ing fervor and impressiven s. Thir- t
tyfour thousand persons part' * -ated
in the functions. Nearly half or em 4
wore the coats and red jerseys or -a
nets wvith the red ribbon so familia,
on the streets of the cities of th .t
world where the army is established. .
Wickersham Passes on 8-Hour Law.
Washington.-In an interpretation
o, the new contract eight-hour labor
law--Attorney General Wickersham
has decided that the government maly
enter ir to contracts without restriA- ~
ing the -hours of labor for purchase
of supplies and other articles exempt- v
ed by the act. even though the ,gov. C
ernent itself occasionally has mnanu- y
factured these articles. He alscj held t
that ..o provision of the law becomes I
effectiv-e until January 1 next.. t
"lilman Seems Sure of Speedy Elec
tion-From Present Outlook There
Will Be a Second Primary-Largest
Vote Ever Recorded In State.
Columbia.-With the vote *cast so
arge to arouse protests of illegal vot
ag, the total balot for governor hav
rg, the total ballot for governor hav.
38,314. with many precincts yet. to
ear from at last report, Cole. L.
lease, governor of South. Carolina,
n -0 face of the returns has a ma
rity of 2,296 for renomination over
AIs opponent, Ira B. Jones It was
, veritable flood of votes. When the
Irst report ran heavy it was first as
ribed to unusually fast work on the
art of the managers, but as the bal
Ats continued to pile In .the con
lusion began to force itself upon the
bserver that South Carolina had
roken its own record by some -15.000
'otes in the race for governor.'
Allegations of illegal methods were
Lot wanting to stire up citizens. Into
he office of the state chairman, John
ary Evans, in Spartanburg, .there
ioured, according- to dispatches from.
hat city, numbers of telegrams and
elephone cills from the up-country.
In Spartanburg, when the executive
ommittee meets to tabulate the vote,
rotest on the result will be pre
ented. It will be pointed out that the
ncrease in the vote since the last
leetion Is out of all proportion to
he increase In population.
In Anderson county, which polled a
remendous vote, there were rumors
hat the executive committee will
robably order a recount.
The vote for governor, which alone
howed any remarkable increase,
tood as follows, there being about 30
aore precincts to hear from: Blease
'0,300, Jones 68,004, Duncan 2,018.
lease's majority stood at 2,296.
-. 0
0 0
abbeville ..I 26i 261 ,1,316!
Aken ...- .. 34 . 30 2,0161
.nderson..' ... 83' 83 5,074
Bamberg .. . 13 13 575
Barwell.. .. 25 22 1,181
Beaufort.... 25 231 178
Berkeley .. . 21' 21 i633~
calhoun.. .. .. 13! 13! 399j
harleston .- . .. 37! 37f 2,6701
herokee .... 29 25j 1,765
hester.. . .. 201 20r 1,1471
hesterfleld .. .1 241 241 1,4441
Clarendon ..1 .24 24 1,284
Solleton.. .. .. 27 25 -1,470
arlington .. .. 26 23.-1,508
Dillon..........161 16 1,135
Dorchester... 16I 14 675
Edgefield........-201 20 637
'airfeld.. ... 22~ 22, 729
lorence........261 26 2,014
3eorgetown.. 171 17 5$9
3reenvlle . . 55 50, 4,1861
reenwood .. .. 22 .211 1,4071
Elampton.... ..| .18 181 6141
Elorry.. .. .. .. 35~ 33 2,110~
Fasper..... -9 9 27
[ershaw ... 341 33 1,4921
[ancaster ..I. 25! 24 1,2011
[aaurenB. .. .. ..I 33 33 ,212
[ee .. .. .. ..I 19~ 19 1,000
[exington .. ..| 36 361 2,304f
aron .... ..| 10 10 -9091
Marlboro. .. . ..| 141 14 1,1421
Newberry .. .. 451 45, 1,6131
Donee .......' 32j 32 1,987'
Dr'angeburg ... 421 42 1,7861
Pickens........29~ 29~ 2,2591
Richland.. .. ..| 30~ 30' 3,0041
panburg ... 83! 8 ,6
Sumter........25 25j 888
Union.... .... 19 17! 1,689
Williamsburg . 24~ 21! 868
ork.. ...... 21! 21! 2,346
Totals .... ...........170,300
)emand New Count in Aiken.
When the Democratic executive
:ommittee for Alken county was call
d to order by County Chairman B. H.
Vise to tabulate officially the votes
ast at the various boxes In this, coun
y and to declare the results, the
ommittee faced the same proposition
hat the state exceutive committee
;oes up against when it meets in Co
umba. H. M4. Cassels of Ellenton
,ppeared to protest the election in this
ounty and demanded a complete re
ount. He based his protest upon
ndisputable Irregularities.
protests Vote in Five Precincts.
The Union county Democratic exe
utive committee met to tabulate the
lection returns and declare the elec
ion. L. G. Southard of Jonesvllle
lied notice of a contest in the vote
or governor and demanded that the
onmittee count all the votes cast in
hat race. He contested the votes
rolled in the following boxes: Ward
,Buffalo, Monarch, Lockhart, Kelton
nd Bibbs, all but the last two being
miil precincts. An interesting situa
ion seems to exist in the race for
" Preserve the Primary.
State Chairman John Gary Evans
rrived in Columbia, and being asked
r a statement regarding the tele
r-am Senator Tillman sent him several
ays ago dictated the following~
rimary election in South.
thile limited to the
andidates ; of the
et the person rc
~on isp ti
ut one y in
In the race for the United States
senate B. R. Tillman, the incumbent,
continued to run strongly, with the
indications that he would go on in
the first ballot. He more than dou
bled N. B. Dial's votes and lacked but
little of gaining a similar decisive
advantage over W. J. Talbert, his
other opponent. The vote: Tillman
61,700, Talbert 31,176, Dial . 23,563.
Tillman's majority. 6,961.
For attorney general, J. Fraser Ly
on, the incumbent, was running well
in front, but lacked the necessary
majority, and It was apparent that lie
would have to make a second race
with Thos. J. Peeples of Barnwell.
Mr. Lyon was nearly 13,000 votes
ahead of Mr. Peeples, but the voting
of the other two candidates more
than made this up. The vote stood:
Lyon 52,411, Peeples 38,791, John R.
Earle 12,200, B. B. Evans 10,823.
For State treasurer, S. T. Carter
kept up his remarkable run, bringing
his vote up to 72,557, to 41,376 for his
opponent, D. W. McLaurin..
John G. Richards, Jr., seems likely
to go into office for another term as
railroad commissioner without having
the trouble of going into a second
race. At a late hour Mr. Richards
was leading the race by a big margin,
and had enough lead, if held, to. do
away -with the necessity of a second
race. Mr. Richards' majority over
both his opponents is 1,166. Later
returns, however, may cut this away.
Aside from the large vote cast, a
feature of the primary was the over
turn in many counties that went to
Blease in the last primary. Notable
among these were Orangeburg and
Charleston, especially the later. Orange
burg, which went- to Blease by a
small majority in 1910, gave Jones a
majority of ,almost 1,000.
Richland county, where the fight
raged hot all the time, gave a -ma-i
jority to Blease, but it -was far less
than that by which the county, went
to'the governor In the last primary..
Dorchester went foi Jones by a
small majority, as did Calhoun, but
Dillon swung into the Blease column,
along with Marion. Darlington was
'about the same as Marion. In Flor
ence the race was close, with Jones
finally getting the advantage
Anderson's vast majority was what
really turned the scale, on the face
of the returns, in favor of Blease.
Aiken, which last time went to the
governor strongly, this time gave him
a comparatively small majority.
' In Chester the 'two candidates got
an even. break, the* vote being ex
actly the same.
overnor. U. S. Senator
1,3221 38! 1411; 6941 529
L,7831 911 1L627| 1,4371 804
2,756 46| 1,1881 1,3511 815
684 22 854I 282' 156
'1,0631 17 L,2241 7611 272
480 111 519j 53! 87
478 151 5691 2051 141
588f 61 3691 831 108
3,475; 311 3,7391 1L144 1,283
1L180! 39f 1,5161 1,1771 502
1L1471 28j 1,234| 626 - 470
1,2011 881 L,6121 317 781
746J 20 9141 66-2 273
1L080; 40 1,4561 436 573
L,572 27.. . .|. . . . .. . .
1,097 781 1,2351 469 504
690 221 7571 237 273'
L,252 261 1,0211 748 185
79%4 501 8211 447 300
1,911{ 721 2,1631 1,111 430
9751 121 8471 224 111
4,790 1381 3,735! 1,262 1,701
L,5921 25j 1,400i 9901 555
8361 27;1,L0801 101 168
1L4331 1201 2,2141 215 714
246! 25j 357! 171 - 56
L,026 37| 1L185! 7761 325
1,4961 29| 7151 4631 151
1,773 88| 1,405| L,1511 1,530
759 291 990J 622) 195
1,961 73! L,966j 9311 958
1,177 271 L,3681 587f 132
'L2831 191 1,466| 7441 372
1,437! 46.j, 1,3571 5741 1,031
1,5451 83| L,917j 1,1581 620
2,750i 21; 2,1861 470! 667
1,297| 97, 1,5011 1L0401 1,090
2,8671 73! 2,872! L,977 1L275
935; 60! 963f 8201 .397
4,8221 105; 3,080I1,L354 1,364
L,353j 20! 1L3441 584 263
1L2671 44 1,2671 1,256 430
1,026! 29 1,3171 4181 219
1,936! 51]_2.099! iL322j 956
5,986j 2,0181 62,699! 3L,593j 23,601
Have Demanded Investigation.
The county Democratic executive
committee adopted a resolution de
manding an investigation of the action
of the Charieston police in ejecting a
committeeman from one of- the polling
precincts in the primary. It was this
action and other alleged unwarranted
acts wjhich led to the mobilizing of the
militia of the city in order to afford
protection to the committee In count
ing the votes. ' The iltia were held
for some hours at their armories, but
their .services 'were not needed, as the
trouble did not materialize.'
No Irregularities In .Edgefield.
The county Democratic executive
committee met and canvassed the re
turns of the primary. The official fig
ures show practically no change from
those already reported. There will be
a second race for the house of repres
entatives by Jerome H. Courtney and
S. T. Williams. For supervisor the
second race will be between A. A. Ed
munds and J. 0. Perin, and James De
ore and J. N. Griffins will run dyer
for county commissioner. There were
no irregularities or contests to be con
File Fraud Charges in Anderson.
Charges of fraud in conniection with
the primary election have been fil
with the Anderson county execu
copmittee by Judge Jones' cam
ager in Anderson county
'in the connh has
Experinm in
Hutchnon SnKa
way staton gr e r
biilt the Raisi g.hv --
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smalldad- p eemaak.
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on the scrbinge o
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thejIr atmayein'A
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the remhandert Cre th
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COSTS-.. 0 O
1ens-t Fotji-g Pecat~
y cp
Topel a.Kain- e.n
nd'arted forns the 'wt
paisly near, Cak upe
takust iandb ietha -
Her hsf eard ot
e winged juset~ tm dr --
pete caturetorenew takU
pOeces'udeire Car jabed
wit th rhads.Cnde
at's nose dass lcse
foor the way bck tho -
ngcapaitatdup t
Itaq ha casehi 1i ~
Byand~ areo the dt 1
crsth gthatre
odon near. CA un i,
rackst ing Plan to
pcabore caose~ gr:n to
pices ofde Sth cAnrw's l~
apthed "eacefs.- peicking~
parano driing Mormonism uta.,
that communitye.
cOneaonto the wayroacheso
Stockwelltal. whr abn o o
meting s.. hnd bylpersuaivz-tg
yand fro etarled toebidn
edn prosen adnumbe .oon
thyitn9 Plasnd to SatLaeCiy
Pitfil, as.en .Pepn
berno nLeno for his cuenual3
tembero te ndcirewil btoldthat
teanghst ofriving harsm ent oh
cender Dhels hasien memervoin i
mo nd miionaies har beenmlln~
meaetinrs. andrty yesa l rg
mnedty ~ epth poptiO t~-~~
ansfometang h Trusersl. ;
[TNew Yormo-Sevead alred ucen
ed Pinarelphi n a nr ben th yun
woen -in h e. A neihbois ho .
trouer ntedt edtoSlLaeCt
organ e paSito the Dosbar
ber sheo r cn Lnlifor hisannga
temberc the putnaelr wl e tldha9t
the atghot ofe liighasgstri
vas-dG pie sahecn othe beuf
"Lucky" Stranger'"s "Shoo
down" Brings Rain of But
lets and Players Flee.
Kentuckian's Ire Is Aroused Wher
Another Falls From Sleeve, and
Five Men Are Wounded-Chair hi
Also Used in the Melee.
Hammond, Ind.-Barring' the facl
that five men were wounded: all the
furniture was broken up and bulleti
flew like hail, Victor Barrens' ittle
poker party at his roadhouse in Wes
Creek, near this city, the other nighl
was a decided success.
All those present held good hands
In fact, such. a lot of good poker handi
being dealt at the same time -was al
most unheard of by most of the play
ers. Moreover, they noticed that twc
players s'eemed to have a happy fac
ulty of holding the best hands whem
there were many "big" hands -dealt.
This fact might not have been com
mented upon, however, had not Jamle
Phillips, a lanky Kentucky visitor,
noticed another peculiarity of. thl
game. ;.
One. of the "lucky" players had
opened a pot and drawn three cards
Phillips drew one cird and filled a
flush. He bet half of his pile of chip,
and, to his consternation, was raised
by the "lucky" stranger.
"Let's see what you've got," said
Phillips, "seeing" the raise.
"Four aces," said the "lucky" play
er, exhibiting his hand.
But that was not the most remark
able. feature of the hand. Two of the
aces were hearts.
"Got any more aces?" asked Phil
lips. dryly.
The possessor of feur aces angrilb
waved his arms to show that he conk
not be trifled with in that way. The
movement was an unfortunate one,
however, for another ace flew out 'of
his sleeve.
That was enough fo; Phillips. He
picked up a chair and threw It at the
"Got Any, More Aces?"
"lucky" man. Then he kicked ovei
the table, smashed the chandelier'
and threw a cut glass pitcher througi
a small buffet.
Edward Brooks, a horse trader, wa
disappearing through a smashed win
dow when Phillips drew a revolve:
and fired at him. Brooks' rightslei
was broken. Several revolvers were
drawn and five men wei-e wounded be
fore the fight finally was concluded.,
Phillips made his way home, threat
ening to kill anybody who tried tc
stop him. He gave himself up half azx
hour later, however, when the sherifi
reached there from Kankakee.
Person Who Is Rude and Gets Beat
ing From Father of Victim, Has
No Redress in Georgla.
Rome, Ga.-When you push a per
son from a church seat to the fiooi
and then get a beating for it you havE
no legal recourse in Georgia. This if
the status as a result of court actioi
brought here by M. H. Floyd a-promi
nent member of the Maple Street Bahi
tist church. Floyd is alleged toihbavi
pushed the sixteen year old daughtel
of Thomas Parker from the end of
church seat and to have sent he:
sprawling into the aisle. Parker whip
ped Floyd with his fists as a re
Floyd carried the matter to -th4
courts, and Judge Breach, refused t<
bind over the irate father for assaul:
and battery.
Giant Animal .Weighed 2,350 Poundi
and Stood Seven and a Half
Feet High.
Hopkinsville, Ky.-The biggest bul
moose head in the world, not except
ing the collection recently gatherec
in Chicago, is in the possession a1
John F. Bible of this place. It ar
rived here from Mr. Bible's formei
home in Michigan, and is a trophy os
one of his hunts. The moose weighet
2,350 pounds and stood seven feet and
a half high. Official sporting recordi
abo this is the largest head in pros
eaten by Bluff.
'-A footpad stoppec
the point of a pis
ds or I'll shoot.
.said Becker
.then brenkira
-te'n into the darn

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