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Has a Tilt With Man in
When Felder MS
An unsuccessiui Aiiempi i?
Many Spirited Excha
Good Natured Heel
Way Towards
<> Unpleas;
' Conway, June 28.?You are a liar!"
"You are a dirty dog and infamous
scoundrel!" "You are nothing but a
miserable coward!'.' were remarks
hurled by Attorney General Lyon at a
man by the name of J. A. Schwerin,
from Sumter, who made uncomplimentary
remarks at the attorney general
during the letter's speech here
* today in which he told of the "graft"
"With all the evidence you had,
why didn't you prosecute Felder?"
asked Schwerin.
"If there was evidence sufficient to
prosecute Felder.' renlied Lvon. "it
was kept in hiding."
Lyon then mentioned the fact that
the Newberry grand jury had failed
to And a true bill against him.
Schwerin shouted something about
the dishonesty of juries.
Schwerin kept up his remarks and
Lyon said: "The matter with you, I
suppose, is that Tom Felder has helped
me to prosecute many grafters
and in doing this he has touched you."
, "That's a lie," replied Schwerin.
"And I take the responsibility for my
It was then that Lyon plied his
assailant with names of "liar" and
"coward," and added: "I'll be off
this stand after a while and if you
are not satisfied you can find me then."
Schwerin was taken in hand by
constables and was carried from the
"Lock him up, Lyon. That's not a
Horry man. He's from Sumter."
These were the sort of shouts that
greeted Lyon's tilt with the man in
the crowd.
Schewrin returned after a while,
but there was no trouble.
Many of the candidates for m/inor
other offices were heard silently.
Tilt with Reporter.
That the information that Governor
Blease was paid $15,000 for the
parole of Stobo Young _ had beep
gleaned from a letter from a lady in
unicago was the statement by one
Hunt,( a representative of the Columbia
State,) in the audience here
when Governor Blease called on him
to deny the statement which he had
"You are a liar and a coward,"
said Governor Blease to Hunt.
Hunt went into an explanation of
the statement, saying that he had
not gotten direct information of any
money payment. Hunt addressed
himself to the governor, for several
minutes, but the governor bitterly
-denounced him, saying that he would
be in the crowd a little later and had
nothing to take back.
"Any intimation that I favored so
cial equality of the races is as false
as hell itself," declared Judge Jones
in denouncing this charge against
him, and named many who had voted
on the separate coaph law as he
had. * There was slight applause.
"Governor Blease was trustee of a
negro college," said Judge Jones, and
he quoted the statement by the governor
'a/ to the good work of this
school. He mentioned other acts of
the ffnvprnnr tn ?Knw Viio favnr ?>?_
groes. He maintained the pardon of
many negroes and addresses before
negro audiences. Judge Jones ' was
presented with flowers, and he sat
down amid applause.
Governor Blease was applauded
slightly more than Judge Jones.
The word tilts which Attorney General
Lyon and Governor Blease had
with men in the audience were the
features of the campaign meeting
here today, when a crowd in which
Blease sentiment was predominant
heard the aspirants for office. Trie
opccvnca wcic very similar u> mow
made at past campaign meetings.
The governor denied the report that
he was "^mnk" at his inauguration
and referred to the statement that
he stopped at a blind tiger on his
way to the inauguration. There was
less applause at today's meeting than
at any of the campaign and, while
there was more for Blease than for
Jones the difference was not great.
Many in the crowd seemed to be little
interested in politics, but
the speakers brought laughter.
The governor ended amid considerable
jokes and cheering.?Spartanburg
(By McDavid Horton in The State)
Georgetown, June 29.?An unsuccessful
effort, chiefly by members of
a large party from Andrews, wear- <
ing "Cole Blease" hat bands and
streamers to howl down Judge Jones,
Audience?Came About
fas Mentioned.
? Howl Down Judge Jones,
inges?Lively Though
kllna Goes a Lonn
v 0 ?
Keeping Down
was a feature of the State campaign
meeting held here today. Numbers
of the 800 or more citizens in attendance
had come to the meeting ready
for either fight or frolic, but the trouble
which alarmists had feared because
of the tensity prevailing in the
local political situation did not occur.
In fact, there was no disposition toward
violence shown by anybody, although
partisans made known their
preferences unmistakably and the atmosphere
was palpably electric with
feeling. Interest of course centered in
the debate between Gov. Blease and
his leading opponent, Ira B. Jones.
There was much cheering, and after
a while general laughs were frequent.
Both speakers were subjected to a
cuuunuuua uuv a xainy gooa mturea
heckling. Perhaps this rapid interchange
between speakers and individuals
in the crowd was the chief factor
in the restoration of good humor. In
these crackling but harmless discharges
the currents of feeling with
which the situation was surcharged
were dissipated insensibly. A circumstance
which probably played its
part in the maintenance of reasonably
good order was the presence of
women. These were out in larger
numbers, relatively and absolutely,
than at any previous meeting of this
campaign. Some of them?"the majority
of the11 ladies of Georgetown
the governor said, sent some flowers to
Gov. Blease through Dave Rogers of
Andrews. Several handsome floral
tributes were sent tr> .TnHore .Tnnoa
one of them bearing the card of the
Women's Christian Temperance union.
Most of the women present applauded
Judge Jones, and they did it vigorously
and often. Gov. Blease quite
evidently felt elated over his reception,
but he left the stand on concluding
his speech and so failed to
witness the really remarkable demonstration
made in favor of Judge
Upwards of 900 persons stood or
occupied automobiles or other vehicles
m Prince and Cannon streets to
hear the candidates, who spoke from
a platform decorated with red, white
and blue streamers which had been
erected in the angle hard by tfre
venerable building of the Winyah Indigo
society. Teetotalers in the campaign
party had their misgivings
aroused somewhat when a tinkling
pitcher filled with amber liquid was
deposited on the stand, but the beverage
was only water from Black river.
There were few developments beyond
the contribution of a new chapter
by Judge Jones to the controversy
over special judges and the avowal
by Gov. Blease of his alignment here
with the Atlantic Coast Lumber corporation
factions as renresented I
politically by Dr. Olin Sawyer.
The conservative or "Old Georgetown"
faction, which at this time appears
to have the upper hand, was
represented in force at today's meeting,
the chairman, L. S. Ehrich, being
of that party.
Judge Jones had charged at Horry
that the governor by refusing to commission
a lawyer of Conway, Paul
^uauieoaum, as special judge under
a regular appointment by the chief
justice had caused an "abortion" of
the Horry court and so entailed heavy
and needless expenses upon the
county. Gov. Blease in reply declared
that he did not commission Mr. Quattlebaum
because either one of two
circuit judges might have been assigned
to hold the Horry court. Judge
Copes, he said, was free, and Judge
Memminger had informed him by
telephone that he also was disengaged
and available for duty. Judge Jones
read today a telegram from Judge
Memminger as follows: "Referring to
Horry court, I wired you that under
orders of Dr. Manning Simmons I was
too ill to hold that court, and I stated
the same thing to Gov. Blease, in answer
to his long distance inquiry
whether I had any other court to hold
A Thoughtful Fiance.
They sat in an East End parlor and
held hands.
"My love, we shall soon be married."
"Yes Dear," murmured the girl.
"I don't want you to do your own
work when we are married. I
wouldn't have your little hands
roughened by household toil."
"That is certainly considerate of
"And that brings me to a delicate
question. Have you enough money
to enable us to keep a hired girl?"?
Pittsburg Post.
Attacked White Woman and Then
Shot Her Twice aa She Ran Toward
Her Husband?Negro
Asked if She Intended
Telling Her Husband
and Then
Having attempted to ravish the
wife of a highly resDectable farmer
of Pickens county and having shot
her twice in the back with a singlebarrelled
shot gun as she ran through
the fields to her husband, Brooks
Gordon, a young negro was torn firm
the custody of the sheriff by a determined
mob late Saturday afternoon
and lynched.
The woman is reported to be resting
well and her chances of recovery
are favorable, unless complications
set in. ?The crime is one of the most
atrocious of the kind ever committed
in this section of the State, and
the portion of Pickens county where
the offense was perpetrated was in a
terrible turmoil from the time the
deed became known until the thirst
for vengeance had been satisfied.
According to reports from Easley
last night, Brooks Gordon attacked
the woman -as she was at work in
b?o uciu, kb iu o ciock yesterday
.morning. She broke loose from him
and ran through the fields toward
her husband, who was about half a
mile away. The negro carried a
single-barrelled shot gun and demanded
to know of the woman if she
intended reporting the matter to hefr
husband. She replied as she ran thUjt
she would tell her husband, and then
the negro levelled the gun at her
and fired. The wound did not deter
the woman in her purpose. The negro
ran after her, reloading his gun
as he ran. He demanded of her the
second time if she intended telling her
husband, but before she could reply
he raised his gun and fired upon her I
Having fired the second shot into ji
the back of the fleeing woman, the i
negro turned and ran toward the <
mountains. News of the outrage <
quickly spread throughout the sur-Lt
roundinc eniinKrv and a mnK ' I.
men gathered and started in pursuit '
The chase continued for several/ 1
hours, but Sheriff Roark, of Pickens
county, beat ^he mob in the race cap- 1
turing the negro atx>ut 15 miles from 1
the scene of his crime. The sheriff i
started toward the Pickens jail with i
hs prsoner but was overtaken by the 1
mob and the prisoner taken away <
from hm.
The negro was carried back to the <
scene of his crime and put befotfc^faft 4
wounded woman for'flH^Tcation. As 1
the negro lived on ner husband's 1
place, she identified him.?Greenville 1
news. v* | i
1 ,
Miss Lucy Bacon a Bride. J i
Mr. and Mrs. Jack M. Atkinsonl t
who were married on the 16th in Au4 1
gusta, were in Columbia this week! i
at the home of Mrs. Atkinson's father! (
Capt. Edmund Bacon, on Elmwooal i
avenue. They left yesterday after-J 1
noon for Charleston and will spend) i
| the summer on Sullivan's Island,; !
coming to Columbia in the fall to 4
make their home. Mrs. Atkinson was i
Miss Lucy Mary Bacon, a member of 1
the well known old Bacon family of i
this State. Having made Columbia 1
her home for a number of years, she 1
I Via a era i norl o a5*?a1a a# 1
I ?*?>w p,w.iivu ** VT1UV CtiVIC VI illCUUO .1
and is deservedly popular. Mr. Atkin- 1
son is a well known traveling sales- t
man, and has many friends in Colum- 1
bia. That they are to live in this city 1
will be the source of gratification
to many.?Sunday's State.
Parton-Knox. y
Miss Lulu Parton and Mr. Herman j
Knox were married Sunday afternoon i
at 3 o'clock at the residence of the
bride's parents in South Union. The ]
ceremony was performed by Dr. J. D. |
Chapman of Greenville in the presence
of the family and a few invited
friends. ,
Studio Opened. c
Miss Sarah Morgan, at the earnest ,
solicitation of her friends, has decided
to fit up a studio at her home on ,
Church street and do painting and ,
photo tinting. Miss Morgan is a graduate
of G. F. C., and her work has j
been much admired. This studio is
a most interesting place and a visit
there is well worth your time.
. I
Notice of Application for Charter ]
Notice is hereby given that on behalf
of "Chamber of Commerce of Union,
South Carolina," the undersigned t
will on the 8th day of July, 1912, ap- j
.1.. 1. 11 a i -< rli-1 -? ?
uiy w? uie oecreuiry 01 aiaie ox soum <
Carolina for a charter or certificate <
of incorporation for ' 'Chamber of
Commerce of Union, South Carolina," i
under the provisions of the Code of i
Laws of South Carolina (1902) Vol- I
ume 1 Chapter XLVIII, Article 2, and l
amendments thereof, providing for 1
the incorporation of charitable, social <
and religious societies, etc; said pro- i
posed organization is to have its head- <
Juarters at Union. South Carolina, and <
s to have as its object the commercial, i
financial and educational uplifting and
general welfare of the city of Union 1
and Union county.
L. J. Hames.
J. Roy Fant,
J. G. Hughes. ?
Union, South Carolina, July 1,1912.-lt
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Santuc News Letter..
(Left.over from last week)
Santuc, June 26.?At home from
qpllege we have the Gilmore boys, W.
C., Ernest and Paul, and James Jeter
from Clemson; Miss Lizzie Jeter,
from Greenville, Female College; Miss
Kathleen Jeter from the College for
Women at Columbia, and Miss Annie
GTregory, who has been teaching music
at Eastover.
Miss Mary Gregory, who has been
assistant teacher at the graded school
here, has been re-elected. She made
no application for the position, but
the trustees elected h?r
I have not yet heard of the action in
regard to a princinal. Prof. Weaver
will not be with us again.
The crops are very poor, I think,
down here. Cotton is small, and red
looking and is late. Cool nights and
hlgp day winds were very injurious
to ii. I see much that looks as if frost
haa been on it, but I know that frost
does not fall at 50 degrees in June.
Com is not doing much. The foddei
on some looks if it fodder is ready
to pull. A whole lot of it stands in
ne d of work. It too, is behind, set
ba k. Some is simply inferior and
wm planted exactly according to the
Tobe Thompson, colored, was carried
before the U. S. Commissioner
Saturday, under the charge of selling
wjuskey, and was bound over to the
TJIriited States Court in Greenville.
No doubt Tobe sold it?he is continually
under suspicion, but this case is
not fair. It is spite work, and it is
suspected a white man is manipulating
the thing for another negro whose
cbw Tobe had taken up for trespassing,
but letting off free the first
tune and only charging for the second.
'?his whiskey selling ought to be
: topped, but it never will be when
iasy-going, or unscrupulous, or "don't
Cre wmte men know of such facts,
id maybe wink at them in some
bases and maybe interested in some
"tool" selling, and only report or
seek to prosecute through a bit of
spite. By all means don't do a thing
only through, and because of spite,
and then take drilled witnesses from
among those employed in one capacity
or other, by the prosecutor. That always
lessens my respect for a man, if
he ever deserved any. Now I believe
lobe is guilty, if not just now, he has
been at it, and I, with others, believe
it is going on by others, on the
same place with, and known by, all
involved in this case of Tobe's, and
will I go too far to suspect some are
:o-partner8 to it.
Thi^^flAmi a hard year on farmweather
HH|H^^^^keen running
Tme^al^o^tne year, and are still
jehind/ The recent rain&are making
;hem more so, with two 4o ' hrea days
i week laying off, for dfy land. The
writer has been so busy and hard
>reafed that there has been but Utile
tinfe to write any news, and as
lard, work makes one tired, working
it something even on rainy days,
thrashing peas, getting out seed corn,
ind while it is wet, stopping gullies,
ayin goff terraces, ditching, hauling
md even working at the saw mill,
ceeps one too busy to write or too
;ired to sit up late at night to write,
ind consequently I may be counted
azy. The fact is, I am hard by tryng
to build up ,improve, build
tAllooo An o li+flo
.vugvo vii n Kwib xai in uuau noa su
)adly abused, mistreated, almost
>utchered, and meet paymentns, that I
lave been so busy, and was kept back
nuch by bad weather, that it has been
larder on me. But I do not complain.
[ take pride in what I am doing and
lome day this may be A Farm, though
[ have no money to back me up. I
lave to dig, plan, contrive?yes, work.
f hat's all. After a while I hope the
ath will be easier. But no one with
i> more means shall surpass me in
is work. Hey Denver.
$1,000,000 DAMAGE.
Winnepeg, Man., June 30.?Fifty _
leople were killed and $1,000,000
liimage done by a tornado which
iti*uck Regina, Saskatchewan, this
iftemoon. '
Several business blocks and apartnent
houses and several residences
vnre wrecked.
Wires are down and details slow .
n coming. i
jcitation to Kindred and Creditors"
State of South Carolina,
Count of Union.
By W. \i, Johnson, Esq., Probate 1
'1 Judge.
Whereas E. E. Sanders has made <
iu|t to me to grant him Letters of -]
\4ministration on the Estate of and (
iff nets of Robert Beaty, (Col.) de- (
These are, therefore, to cite and ad- '
-nonish all and singular the kindred i
ind creditors of the said Robert Beaty
[Col.), deceased, that they be and ap- ,
>ear, before me, in the Court of Pro>ate,
to be held at Union C. H., South
Carolina, on the 11th day of July,
lext, after publication hereof, at 11
>'clock in the forenoon, to show
:ause, if any they have, why the said
\dministration should not be granted.
Given under my hand and seal this
15th day of June, Anno Domini, 1912.
W. W. Johnson,
Probate Judge. 1
Published on the 28 and 5th days of 1
lone and July, 1912, in the Union
rimes. 1
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pute at once.
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Granting Special License by the City
of Union, S. C., For the Sale of
Near Beer.
Be it ordained by the Mayor and
Vldermen o fthe City of Union, S. C.,
n council assembled, and by authorty
of same:
Section 1. That from and after the
>assage of this Ordinance it shall be
inlawful for any person, persons,
irm or corporation, as princinel,
igent, or otherwise, to sell, barter,
>r exchange NEAR BEER within the
imits of the City of Union, without
irst obtaining from the city clerk and
MSSMM. .. U.. I ??
vwowtw u opcuai ntcuocf ttiivi uiuy
ipon order of the mayor as provided
n Section Two hereof.
Sec. 2. That special license is
lereby authorized to be granted by
laid City of Union for the sale of
tear bear within the corporate limits
u said city, to be Issued by the city
ilerk and treasurer upon the payment
o him the sum of One "Hiousand
$1000.00) Dollars for each and every
icense so granted. Any sales made
inder any such license shall be conlned
to one place of business, such
icense to be conspicuously exhibited
n such place of business.
Sec. 3. That any person, persons,
irm, or corporation, holding any
ty and Satisfaction 11
illed upon to pay a bill for
check several months be5
file of nsnH r?Vior?lrc ^
V?*vvivu UA1U
this particular case. >
the amount, the name of >
o the endorsement on the
le man who received the
{the check settled the dis
vith this bank will do the
3. We always take care of ??
nents so long as they are
and banking. ??
With Us Today? %
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such license as above provided, who
may be puilty of selling, bartering or
exchanging any spirituous, malt, vinous,
fermented, brewed or other lia
uors, or any compound or mixture
thereof by whatever name called or
known, containing alcohol and that
may be used as a beverage, in viola- ,
tion.of any ordinance o fthis city or
of the laws of this state, shall have
such license revoked by order of the
mayor or city council.
Sec. 4. Any person, persons, firm,
or corporation violating any of the
provisions of this Ordinance shall be
Eunished for each and every offense
y fine not exceeding one nundr??H
($100.00) Dollars, or by imprisonment
not exceeding thirty (30) days either
in prison or at hard labor on the public
works, at the discretion of the
mayor or city council.
Sec. 5. This Ordinance shall become
effective on and after July 17th,
A. D., 1912.
Done and ratified in council under
the hand of the Mayor and seal of
the said City of Union, S .C., this 11th
day of June. 1912.
T. C. Duncan, Mayor.
W. D. Arthur, Clerk and Treas.
26-3t. (Seal).
We will give a first class barbecue
at Jonesville on the day of the County
campaign meeting there.
E. O. Eaves.

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