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ESTABLISHED 186wE BE, JA E S
S. C., TUESDAY, JA NUARY 22, 1.901. [WC EK85
ADJOURNED IN HONOR
OF ROBERT E. LEE
THE HOUSE WOVtKi0AREFVULLY.
Some ostly Olercal1 Errowu lavf Taugi i
Legislators the N"ce-ity of Taking
[The Rtate Jan. 19.]
The house of representatives Fri.
ay at 12 o'clock adjourned until
Monday night at 8 o'clock.
A number of bills passed second
reading and some were killed, too,
among them the State bacteriolo
Mr. McMaster's bill relative to
liability of textile mills, railroad,
telegraph companios, etc, to the
employes was reported favorably
with an amendment striking out
"textile mill"where ever it occurs in
There was a favorable report on
Mr. Jno. P. Thomas' bill to provide
expert supervision for public schools.
The minority submitted an unfavor
There was a favorable report on
the two bills to provide for taxation
Unfavorable reports were made on
Mr. McLaughlin's bill to reduce the
rate of interest; and on Mr. McCall's
bill to repeal the lien law.
An unfavorable report was made
on Mr. Galluchat's bill relating to
Mr. Gunter's bill relative to the
division of dispensary profits was re
ported favorably with amendments,
the principal one being that monthly
settlements instead of quarterly be
made with county and city author
ADJOURN TILL MONDAY.
Mr. Dominick introduced a reso
lution that when t he house adjourned
it be until 8 o'clock Monday night.
There was some discussion of the
resolutions, but it was finally
THIRD READING BILLS.
The following bills yesterday
passed their third reading in the
house and were sent to the senate.
Mr. J. P. Thnmas, jr.-To regn
late the bonds of public officers.
Mr. Tatum-To prohibit careless
and reckless riding and driving
upon the public roads of the State.
An effort was made by Mr. Blease
to- have the bill against reckles
driving recommitted, as so many
amendments had been offered that
the bill should be put into proper
shape beyond peradventure. The
There is an evident indisposition
on the part of the house to pass any
bills which forward special legisla
tion. In another matter great care
is being observed. Olerical errors
have heretofore put some counties
into awkward predicaments. These
counties come here now seeking
r.elief, but the house is acting with
caution, preferring to let all these
*matters be incorporated in a general
bill. This mattbr was brought up
yesterday. Mr. W. J. Tbomais had
a bill to exempt the county of
Hampton from the act tixing salaries
of clerks of court. Mr. Thomas ex
plained that Hampton's clerk re
ceived fees, and Hampton was put
into the former act by mistake.
However, the bill necessarily, i'eeit
ed the former act, word for word,
and for fear, that in writing it the
*clerk may have gotten some of the
counties into the wrong place, Mr.
Prince objected to its passage and
the bill was sent to the committee to
see that the arrangement of other
* counties had not been affected.
Mr. WV. J. Thomas' bill to re
apportion the membership of the
lower house passed second reading
after some verbal changes had been
mnade by Mr. Gaston.
The bill passed second reading.
The only changes in the present
arrangement are that Charlestor.
BJeaufort, Berkeley and Edgefld
lose one member each, ,while Spar
tanburg, Lexington, Aiken and
Greenwood each gain a member.
The bill contains thQ following
proviso: "That in the event other
counties are hereafter established,
thon the general assembly shall
reapportion the representatives be
ttveen the counties.''
As the time for the payment of
the taxes has been extended. Mr.
Brown introduced a bill to authorize
the reimbursing ofItbose delinquents
who might have paid the penalities.
The bill passed second reading yes.
Mr. F. 11. McMastor's bill to pro
vido for a State bacteriologist was
killed by a vote of 36 to 33. The bill
evidently had merit, in'it, but pro
vided for a salary of $1,500 and this,
perhaps, is what influenced the vote
The bill provided in part: "That a
Stato bacteriologist shall bi appoint
ed by the governor, upon the recom
mendat ion of the executive committee
of the State board of health. That it
shall be the duty of the State bacto
riologist to make such bacteriologist
examinations for the physicians of
the State as may aid them in the
diagnosis of infectious diseases; to
investigate into the nature and
sources of epidemics, and to do such
other work as may be required by
the excutivo committee of the State
board of health: Provided, That
whenever his presence is required in
any locality, the local health authori
ties shall bear all neccessary travel
Mr. McMaster made his first
spfeech in the house, and showed that
he can do other things besid'es run a
good newspaper. Mr. McMaster
said that the bill was offered at the
suggestion of State board of health.
Dr. Babcock of the State hospital
for the insane has urged action on
this line. South Carolina is behind
the times in this matter. Charleston
has an officer of this kind whom she
pays $1,800, and no official gives
more valuable service.
On motion of Mr. H. J. Kinard
the bill was indefi!.itely postponed
by a vote of 30 to 33. Mr. Ashley
put the clincher.
CHARLEsTON's DRY DOCK.
The house gave a second reading
to Mr. Sinkler's bill to convey to the
city of Charleston the right, to a
certain tract of land, covered with
water, on the west bank of the
Cooper river, and containing 700
acres, to be used as a naval station.
The tract must be conveyed by the
State to the UnitedStates government
and if not used as a naval station
within 3 years reverts to the State.
Debate was adjourned on Mr.
Lide's hill to prohibit the sale of
goods within a' mile of a camp
ground etc. The bill was opposed
by Mr. DeLoach, but Mr Lide will
amend it so that the bill will not
prohibit peddlers in selling to people
who live in this neighborhood of a
religious camp ground, except when
services are in progress. The object
of the bill is evidently against lem
onade stands and blind tigers at
The senate sent over a concurrent
resolution to allow the introduction
of a bill to incorporate the Marlboro
Educational society. This is neces
sary in order for the Bennetteville
school district to receive large founds
donated by a lady who was a former
resident. The resolution was adopt.
on viva voce vote-89 to 0.
Among the new bills introduced
yesterday were the following:
Mr. All-T6 change the scholastic
year to conform with the fiscal year.
Mr. Jno. P. Thomas, Jr., by re
quest-A joInt resolution relative to
the claim of Joshua Fanning.
Mr. McGowan-A bill to incorpo
rate the Thornwell Orphanage.
Mr. Fre-man-Rlelating to the
terms of county superintendents of
Mr. Gaston-To amend the law
relative to time for holding courts
in the Sixth circuit..
Mr. Austin-To provide for a town
ship pension board.
ANOTHER BRIEF AEsSION-DIL.L rovxD
ING EASIER TERMS FOR INsURANCE coM
The senate was in session barely
an ho)ur yeterday, and whon adjourn.
mn3t was had tho hour of reassora.
bling was fixed for 8 o'clock Monday
night. Only routine businoss was
transacted, everything that would
evoke discussion being passed over
or made the special order for future
Notwithstanding the apparently
small amount of work that hivi been
done by the sinao in itH sessions sa
far, the various committoos are busy
every day ani 'ho real work of the
logislaturo is progressing.
NElW BILLS YESTEIRDAY.
The, following new billt were in
By Mr. Stanland-To provide for
the establishment of chaingang-s inI
incorporated citioi, towns and vit
lages situated in countios that have
no county chaingang.
By Mr. Mower-To provide a I
mode for the amendment of charters
of corporations heretofore or horo
after granted. I
By Mr. Herndon-To regulate the
granting of pardons.
By Mr. Brice-To fix the time for
holding courts in the sixth circuit.
By Mr. Dean-To amend the law
relating to insurance companies. At
present insurance companies ire re
quired to put up a cash deposit of
$20,000 before doing business. T bis
bill providos that a certificate from t
the county auditor showing that the I
company has assets to the amount of (
$20,000, above its liabilities, will be
By Mr. Manning--To regulate
the bonds of county officers.
Mr. Henderson )resented a peti
tion from the State Agricultural an(d (
Mechanical society endorsing the
Charleston exposition and urging the t
appropriation asked for.
THIRD READINO BILLS.
Three bills passed their third read
ing and vcre ordered sent to the
Mr. Gruber's bill relating to land
lord dnd tenant, the purport of which
has already bebin given.
Mr. Stanland's bill abolishing the
summer term of court in Dorchester
Mr. Marshall's bill ratifying tI e
amoudnient to the constitution relat t
Ing to municipal bonded indeb.ed
Ex(ract from a Spo-lh oI tho Lat - Henry
"I attended a peculiarly sad funer
al once in Pickens county, Ga. He
was a poor "one gallus" fellow,
whose breeches struck him under the ~
armpits and hit him at the other end I
at about the knoe, They buried him I
in the midst of a marble quarry ;
they cut through solid marble to make I
his grave; and yet, the tombstone
they put above him was from Ver
mont. They buried him in the heart I
of a pine forest, and yet, the pine
collin was imported from Cincinnati. 1
They buried him in touch of an iron
mine, and yet the nails in his coffin
and the iron in the shovel that dug I
his grave was imported from Pitts
burg. They buried him in the .best
sheep grazing country on earth, yet
the woo) in the coflin bands and the
coffin bands themselves were brought
fronm the North. The South did not
furnish a thing on earth for that
funeral but the corpse and the hole
in the ground. The clods rattled
down on that Cincinnati coffin, the
corpse decked out in a New York
coat and a Boston pair of shoes, a
pair of breeches from Chicago and a
shirt from Philadelphia, leaving him
nothing to carry into the next world
to remind him of his dearly loved
home in the so called "Empire State
of the SouthI."
Besaru th h8Kn You have Always Bough
To havo given a woman notbi, g
save the benefits of a doubt has at
times helped her amazingly.
Ber.a h8Kind You Have Aiwa SougM
If Plato realized how elastie his
doetrines would become he would
have died brokenhearted.
womanI ovrything sho needs. G t
her a nutrso. Fly, mian! Como back
if you nevd mnorv. Poor, poo womt
Ai hour later inld tho clorg) man
roentered Mr. Armour's oflice.
"Well, how is s110?" Was tho eagor
Tho clorgym1ani, pulling out tho
identical roll of bills that had been
thrust in his hands a short timo be
"Mr Armour, I havo brought you
back y,our ioney. I cannot use it.
The womtion is qito unworthy of
"W hy?"' demiandod 'Mr. Armnour.
"Vell, sir, ats i sanotimonious
look Cam)(% into t10 mnIII's face, "nto
w0ddingr zing ha4 over boen onl her
finger. Tho child is a child of sill."
"But I ho wolieli is wit liout, food ?"
"Sihe halts no fire, nio nurso, no
"Shoi ill this (readful plight aind
)ou a follower of Christ, IOfusO to
"Mr. Armour, I grievo to say, I
cannot. 1Hor sinl hiks found her out."
Thon the groat packor, his face
palo with i anger, poIkted to the door.
"Get. out! Got out! Thank the
Lord they'ro not all liko you!"
I Mr. Ariour tolej)honod to his wife
to got in her carringo aind moot hin
it the wretched abode of the sick
wonian. H1e asked her to "pilo in"
everything she could think of in the
way of delicacies ind necessaries to
supl)ly th imiiediate wants*of a
young imother ad child. He then
tolophonled his own physicianl, or
dored himil to bring a nmurse and go
with aill hato to the help of the sick
womni. Not sat,istied with that, 110
loft his great business, and, jumping
into a cab, hurried to the sick room.
This story illustrates the syinpa
thotic naturo of the m)an.
One of the Armour "poisoning
cISe" had a serio comic side, il
though it had enough seriousness
from one point of View. It wits inl
179-1 that at poisoned bottle of wi)o
wias sent to Mr. Armour and this is
the story connected with it. Two
discredited newspaper 11011 who hald
been kicked out of every offieo in
Chicago put their heads together to
produce a "fako" story that would
"soll" throughout the country.
They went to the city editor of the
Hferaldf and told this story.
"Last night we slept at a hotel on
the North Side. We overheard two
men in tile next room~ conspirinlg to
seind Philip D1. Armour a bottlo of
poisoned wvine. They declared thley
wo(uld1 send it the next night by a
mess('ngogr boy from tihe Palmer
house anid would also send a letter
signed 'Potter Palmer.' We decsired1
to lay for that messenger noy. Woe
Went up to Mr. Armour's house just,
at dark tonight and wvatched. Sure
enough abou1t 8 o'clock up comes the
boy wvith tihe package under his arm.
Just as he reaiched the Armour door
Mr. Armour came in from a neigh.
bor's house and asked the boy whlat
he wanited1. Tihe 11ad gave him tihe
package. Jutst then tile door opened
and Mr. Armour signed the ticket,
gave the boy it coin, aind then1 the
door was shutt. WVe rushed over,
rang thle bell and after some little
timei wore admitted. We asked Mr.
Armour if he had1 recoived a bottle
of wine from Mr. Palmer. Hie as5ked(
'Why ?' 'Bocau.'e it's poisoned,' I
said. Hie turnedl pale and rushed up
stairs. He was gene a long time.
T1hen hoe came dlown andl asked for
our story. We told him just as we
have yeon. Hoe gave us. $5 apicco
andl( took our adIdress.
"Yo can verify this story. 'We
want $100 for tile exclusive story in
Chicago and the right to schedule it
to outside papers, referring to you
as city editor to show it's straight."
"Your yarn is ptretty thin," saidl
the Herald editor. "if Mr. A mour
got a bottle of poisoned wine or wine
that was niot poisoned it isn't hard to
guess who sont it. BUt PIl inlvesti
gate it. . You stay right here for a
Men were sent ou t in cabs to round
up the messenger boy who took the
wine to Mr. Armour. H-e was found
and at midnight brought to the ofmce
AAItMOUIL's tIONU lI'N r IN WVoIK'4 OF~
llo%v t1lo It h,14nifitre Sought 14 1)( ood ill
Ilia Day at1i 1 thsl'rat folk. Atauly Devdi
In works of charity Philip D, Ar
mour's lmonumkleit, will be found in
1,ho ArmourInstituto of Technology,
o which but a short. timo ago he
ave $750,000 in ono remenibraneo.
Asked onco what ho considered his
>wst paying ii vest ment, ho replied:
"6lThe Armour institute.'"
Tho inotituto today riprosent.is an
n1vestiment oil the part of Mr. Ar
uour and his blrother Jo-l)h of
32,'0,000, witi a yearly expenso
or maitntonanco of $100,000. Moro
han 1-200 boys oager to be masters
i manual training work are stupy.
ug at tho initituto each yoar, and
Lpplications for admission far exceed
he number who can bo cared for.
T'jo instituto g,row% from tho- A r
nour mission, of which it was s.i0
hat, next to rho World's fair it w is
ho biggest thing in Chicago. The1
nission contains a day nursry lur
hildren, a church, a Sunday school,
reo medicino disponsary atd intnum.
irablo other good things for the
!hildren of tho poor. It reprosonts
evoral millions of Armoir gifts.
Inl the connection wili the insti
ute it will bo of interest to Balti
noroans that Rev. Dr. Frank W.
Junsaulus, a former pastor of Brown
&Iemorial Presbyterian church of
3altimore, was an instrument of
iecuring this ostablishniont. In a
liscourso one Sunday morning in
liymouth church, in Chicago, Dr.
lunsaulus set forth his views on tho
ubject of oducating childron. At
ho conclusion of the sorvices Mr.
rmour went forward and asked:
"You believo in thoso ideas of
'ours, do you ?"
"I certainly do," replied Dr. Gun
"And would you carry them out if
rou had tho opportunity ?"
"Well, sir," said Mr. Armour, "if
'on will give me live years of your
ime I will give you the money."
"But to carry out my idoeas would
ak- a million dollars!" exclaimed
"I have made a little money in my
imo." returned Mr. Armour, lnd so
he famous institute began.
The magnitude of the charities of
v1r. Armour will Dever be known. It
s said that outside of tho money
rivnn to the Armour institute he gave
sway more than S1,000 per cday.
Iuch of this wvent to an army of
Illustrative of the man's broad hu.
aanit.y the following may be told.
)ne Sunday at the institute Mr.
krmour was showing a friend about
he big pile of buildings. In thme
ourse of conversation the visitor
had referred to the vast business Mr.
trnmour had builded, Before reply
og the groat packer openeid a door
oadling into the, bi1g audlitorium,
vhere nearly 3 000 children wore
ingaged in Sabbath School exercises.
tl of them wore pupils at the in
titute as well Waving his hand
rom left to sweep the room, Mr.
trmnour, his eyes sparking, replied;
"Yes, wve do big things up at the
tock years. We make overything
rom porter-houso steaks to glue.
3ut we're doing vastly bigger things
iore. We're making men and womn.
There is one story which every
iowspaper man who knew Mr. Ar
nour intimately loved to toll and
hey told it many times. Here it is:
A clergyman called on Mr. Ar.
nlour, lie told the philanthropist
>f a most distressing case that needed
rompt relief. A young women, he
,aid, lay in a room absolutely devoid
>f furniture save the bed on which
he lay. Tfho,r( was no fire, there was
lot food and the weather was in-.
~ensely cold. By her side in that
iqmdlid chamber lay her child scarce.
y a day old.
The great heart of Mr. Armour
rairly leaped in his bosom. He
rushed over to the cashuier, came back
with a hianidul of bills, thrust them
in the clergy man's hands and cried:
'Jumn in a carrige. lat. t.h poor.
Thoro ho idetitified one of thm h tiak
irs" is the man who sent tho bottle.
Then thoro was a fall of two bright
Now tho serious part of it is that
tho wino was reIally poisoId-poi.
tioned to imiko the "realism" more
werfect. The consepirators know t hoy
would stop the wino from being
drunk, and thon wholn tho antailysis
was lado and showed the dirug it
iico reward n,ight bo expected from
Mr. Armour. Mr. Armour said af
terward that he took the wino up
stairs to 'Mrs. armnour who was feel
ing badly. Hlo iad the bottle uni
corked, pourod her out it glass, and
julit. then-It was called down Stairs to
Ioet "two strango young men."
that wits why Mr. Armour rushed up
stairs wh)1en hlit heIvarI the wine Wits
poisoned. Mrs. Armour had just,
taken the glass in her hand. but for
tunttly had not touched her lips to
From that day Mr. Arour never
permitted himself or family to eat or
drink anything that was tt to t0her
uiless they know of a certtinty from
whom it camo. Tho poisoning of
the family by buckwhoat. flour sont
by it stipposc)d friend, nui in the
samio imneiior its the wine, nearly
cost the philanthropist and Mrs. Ar
nour their lives. And, strango to
say, two men wcro actuially overheiard
discossing the crime, and the listener
gavo the alarm, but not quito soon
enough. The story of the wino
senders was -jo like that surrountling
th poisoned buckwhot that Mr. Ar.
mour belioved the relittors and did
intold, if thy proved to bo docent
persoll', to repard Ihmot with a largo
No ian wits more approach able
than Mr. Armour. Hie wats fond of
newspaper reportors and often in
vited them into his privito oflict.
"for a chat," as Ito put it.
Mr. Armour gave freely of his
weIlth to men who desired to froo
thomsolvos from the liquor habit.
He sont to a gold cure establishumleiit
moro than .100 muen.
A clergyman came as a stranger,
into a strange church in Cincinnati
one Sunday where the organist had
always had more or less difficulty
with the man wh,Iio blew the organ.
She sometimes had to send him
pretty sharp conunands about the
performance of his duty. When
the stranger came to the church she
fe't specially anxious to have every
thing right, and as the oillower
was ini thec habit of stop)ping the ini
strumenCit someitimles w~hien he
thought she had played long
enough, she took tihe precaut ion
to write oni a p)iceC of paper a few
woids, wviich she then called the
sexton aniG asked himi to take to the
lower of the organ. Hie thought
it was a notice, and( as a matter of
course it ought to go to the iniis
ter, and forthwith went and laidl it
on the minlister's desk, who put his
spectacles on his nose andi slowly
readi alouid the following laconic
message: "You min td your business
this morn ing and julst keep blowing
away till.I tell you to stop.''
Th'le general initerest, in the Booker
T1. Washington series of auitobio
griiphical articles called '"Up From
Slavery,'' now being publlishIed in
The Outlook, is constantly on the in
crea-o. The instalment contained
in the Jaonry Mitgazino Number of
The Outlook tells soume extromely
significatnt as well as amusing stories
of the duilicultiog encounteredi at
Tuisko,ge in indnemciig the ambitious
colore,d stuidenits to tarn thitir atti n
tiont to indlustialt subjects. 'The ar
ticle has mniny illustrations. ($ a
year. The Ontlook (Comnpaniy, 287
Fourth Avenue, Neou York.)
For Infants and Children,
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Praise Allah when tihe rich ask
you to dine, but if you are worldl
wise you will raiise nothing save
FAVt,ICAi.IE ON "IMUOLoOY" BILL.
Impqilry n AVo Ilethser Telegraph and
Pinl,ouo Car Conlhpmssies Have Mlade
1*ro,tr ieturne for Taxation.
|The Stato, Jan. 18.]
A very am111usiig incident occurred
in lie reading of the committee re
port on Mr. Sheppard's bill to create
a Stato board ontomology. The read
ing clerk, Mr. Stewart, fell down once
on the pronunciation of the word
"entomology," but knowing the gen
oral purport of the bill, he announced
that it. was a bill on "bugology," and
the senate, as a body, enjoyed a
INFOROMATIoN IS COMINo.
On yesterday, on motion of Mr.
Griydoi, the sonato adopted a reso
lution calling on the attorney gen
oral for information as to the en
forcement, of tho law in rogard to the
fortilizor trust. Mr. Sheppard an
nounceId that he had been requested
to stato that the information desired
will bo found In the forthcoming re
port of the attorney general, which
will bo placed on the desks of the
members in a few days.
SENT11 TO THlE ]MlUsp.
Tho following bills passod their
third reading and wore sent to the
Mr. (rnber's bill declaring the
construct i -i to be lAcod upon certain
acts amie iing former acts.
Ml r. S.. )amppatrd's apportionment bill.
Air. Grubor's bill to ratify the
animidmont to the constitution pro
vidiig for the condemnation and
assessmont of lands for drainage pur
Mr. Thomais' resolution, which
originated it. tho lious->, providing
for insuring the propd,rty of the
South C4rolina college, passed its
third reading in the sonate.
The following ire the now bills in
By 1Mr. Doinit3--To amend sen
tion 1087 of the general statutes re
hating to damaged caused by defee
eivo highways, causeways or bridges.
By Mr. Barnwell, by request-To
1mend the act proving for renewing
tie chartors of forries.
B1y Mr. I Hondorson - To declare the
it.gal status of shares of stock in
mau1facturing corporations for the
purpose of taxation thereof. Algo a
bill to provide uniforn.ity and eqnal
ity in the assessment of property re
turnable for taxations engaged in
Mr. Livingston off'ered the follown
"Rlesolved, that t he comptro]ller
general be and is hereby requested
to rep)ort to the senate at the earliest
p)racticablo day whether or not the
provisions of an act to provide for the
taxation of telegraph, telephone,
palace car, sleeping car, drawing
room car, express5 and fast freight
joint stock associations, companieP,
partnerships) and corporations, trans
acting business in the State of South
Carolina, approved Fiebruary 18,
1898, have been complied with by
persons aff'ectedl thereby; what comn
panieos. associations and corporations
have made thoe returns required by
saidl acts and wvhether or not such
returns are in compliance with the
terms of the said law; the aggre.
~rate value assessed against each of
said companies, association and coza
poration3s, and the amount against
each in this State, and any other in.
formation ho may be able to give ti e
senate in reference to the execution
of said act."
Thle resolution was adopted.
Bears the 14lhoKnd YouHiave ALwa Bege
Ex-President Harrison Tries Golf.
When Edward IRok, editor of The
Ladies' Home Journal, heard that
ex President Harrison was practicing
gofon a links near Indianapolis, he
* ook a new ball out of his golfag
and -expressed it to the General, with
the words, "Drive this"
In a few days came b)ack a die..
"Thanks. I have. But doesn't a
bottle of liniment go with each ball?