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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Marlboro democrat. — 17 July 1908

THE MARLBORO VOL XXXHf DEMOCRAT JULY 17,' 1908 MAN KILLED * IN TEE CITY FRANK BARR SHOT OLIVER EDWARDS *vo Negroes Fell Out bout "Cheating in Gambling--Barr Escaped Oliver Edwards was shot and almost instantly killed by Frank Barr near tho Coast Line water tank about eleven o'clock Satur day night. Coroner George N McCall being too unwell to huid the in quest, it was held by Magistrate CI) Kasterling Saturday night and Sunday morning, and the follow ing facts were brought out. Several negroes, including Barr, Edwards, Lol Cain. Kph John, H wi ry Buchanan, Willie Johnson, Pink Anderson and Mary Smith, assembled near thc water tank af ter tho train from Sumter passed Saturday night. Some of them were gambling and drinking. Barr' called Anderson oil and told him ho wanted to borrow his pistol; bc was going oft' in the country, and would return the pistol next morn ing Anderson let him have it. Barr then went to Edwards and the two sat down and went to gam bling, playing lfskin"ih the m...

Publication Title: Marlboro Democrat, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Marlboro democrat. — 17 July 1908

THE MARLBORO DEMOCRAT VOL XXXHf BENNETTSVILLE, S. C., FRIDAY, JULY 17, 1908 NO. 29 MAN KILLED * IN THE CITY FRANK BARR SHOT OLIVER EDWARDS ?VO Negroes Fell Cut bout "Cheating in Gambling Barr Escaped Oliver Edwards was shot and almost instantly killed by Frank Barr near tho Coast Line water tank about eleven o'clock Satur day night. Coroner George N McCall being too unwell to hohl tho in quest, it was held by Magistrate Cl) EaStcrlingSaturday night ami Sunday morning, and the follow ing facts were brought out. Several negroes, including Barr, Edwards, Lol Cain, Eph .lohn, 11 wi ry Buchanan, Willie Johnson, Bink Anderson and Mary Smith, assembled near tho water tank af ter tho train froth Sumter passed Saturday night. Some ol' them were gambling and drinking. Barr' called Anderson oil' and told him bo wanted to ber row his pistol; he was going oil' in the country, and would return the pistol next thorn ing Anderson let him have it. Barr then went to Edwards and thc two sat down and w...

Publication Title: Marlboro Democrat, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Marlboro democrat. — 17 July 1908

ALFONSO WINS DILLON RACES ROBERT JACKSON DIED AT CLIO FRIDAY Four Carloads, of Cantalopes Haye ?ecn Shipped from Clio to Date. Clio, July 13.~lno Clio Jok ers shipped tho first car load of cantaloupes ever shipped from hero; on the Uth and shipped four car loads up to Saturday night. 1 Miss Paulino Edens has returned home after spending a month with relatives in Cotton Valley in up per Merion. In Dillon on Friday it'was my pleasure to meet Mrs Zack Don aldson, ono Of Marlboro county's best ladies who is now a resident of Dillon. 1 also niet Mrs ? G Mills of WhiteV'illc, N C, one of tho towns eminent' ladies wlo was on a visit to her brother in Dillon. A fairly well lilied car load of Clio people attended the r?oes at Dillon on Friday. Several auto mobiles carried loads. All enjoyed thc races and were delighted to know that Marlboro county fur nished thc' fastest horse in Walter Drake's Alphonso. Miss Carrie Weill is spending her vacation at home, and will re turn to Kings business c...

Publication Title: Marlboro Democrat, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Marlboro democrat. — 17 July 1908

B?NNt?TTSVrL.LE. S. C. DEMOCRAT P?BLIS1HHG CO., 'Hullerlitton Privet * ne year.*..$ 1.00 Six months..501 Three months. .80 PERSONAL G H Huckabeo spent Sunday in ^Red Sprihgs. J O Breeden left Monda.y morning for a business trip to Baltimore. Mrs Laura Mooro of Conway is visitin&at C B Crosland's. J L'Williams and family aro visit ing relatives at Tiramonsville. W Jamcsv<Wihgate of GOoYgetown was hero for a day or two last | week. Mrs J B Hirison was received into the Presbyterian church Sun day rhorhihg. Solicitor Walter H Wells of Florence spent Sunday with rela tives here. Mrs Minnie Rogers of Dillon is visiting'at tho libme of her uncle, W W P?to. Mrs Margaret Simms of Rich mond COunty, N C, is Visiting at -W,W Pate's. Mrs Tracy McCollum of Sumter ?2 Visiting at the homo of her father, ^r J L Jordan. H C Price spent Saturday and Suhday bore with his sister; Mrs W B Sanders. Misses Blanche Freeman and ICdna Duke' of Hamlet are visiting Mrs R L Fr??rhan. J M Howell and famil...

Publication Title: Marlboro Democrat, The
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Marlboro democrat. — 17 July 1908

NEWS LETTER FROM MCCOLL TWO MEN FIGHT ABOUT AN OLD DEBT Interesting Childhens Day-Mar riage of Mrs Adams and Mr. Mangum McColl, daly \b---The Childrens Day Kxorcisos at the McColl Pres byterian church was of unsual in terest. Tlie children acquitted .themselves beautifully-nothing .^ould bo sweeper than tho wee tots. 'Thc song NX' ill there bo any stars iii my crown :" was touchingly sung by littlo .Miss Kitty Helle .Met? regor. Tho congregation could but smile .when a dear little girl, on being called on for hoi" recitation, said, with ail thc sweet innocence of happy childhood, "Aunt ?V"-says I have tc.o bad a .cold u> .speak." Mis S C McLaur? vin and Miss Lilith Morrison sang ti beautiful duet. Because of lin continued sickness pf the pastor, Rev ti Leonard made a brief, bul earnest and liol pl ttl?, tall; to Un ch|ldrcn. The children's offering for missions amounted to over$.13 Much credit is due M rs (J ('Stoke: and Miss Clara Willis (in whos< charge thc children were pla...

Publication Title: Marlboro Democrat, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Marlboro democrat. — 31 July 1908

THE MARLBORO VOL XXXII j BENNETTSVILLE, S. C., FRIDAY, DEMOCRAT JULY 31, 1908 MEND WAYS OR * WEAR STRIPES SAYS MR. MURCHISON OF CAMPAIGNERS Ragsdale and EUerbe in Wsvrm Debate-Hodge*. Made Good Speech at Clio About 150 people heard thc con gressional candidates at Clio Fri day. They spoke from tho porch of thc Hotel Clio, and tho meeting was presided over by the chairman of tho Clio club, Jeff D Edens. There was very litttle cheering for any of tho candidates. The hearers stood and sat out on the ground and quietly listened to all the speeches. J R Coggeshall was first intro duced, and spoke, in part as fol lows: In my speech at Bennettsville, on July 1st, I made tho statement that, with the single exception of Camden, Bennettsville post oflicc paid more than any post office in the state for which an appropria tion had not already been made for a building; that there was one post office, the Abbeville oflicc, which w?s given a $50,000 appropriation in thc Inst bill, which paid less ...

Publication Title: Marlboro Democrat, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Marlboro democrat. — 31 July 1908

AGED COUPLE HAVE REUNION or DECENDANTS TO FOURTH GENERATION Nr. ?nd Mrs. John S Fletcher Age 80 and 85, Have Numerous Progeny By J P Gibson Mr. Editor:-Knowing your eagerness for reports of all news items, and social functions of in terest and importance; I will therefore, as laconically as possible give an account of one of thc most pleasant, yet elaborate in all of its appointments, of any social enter tainment ever participated in by mo. It was only a family reunion, a notable, extensive and prominent connection of Adamsvillo township in upper Marlboro- John S Fletcher and his wife Ann Gibson Fletcher, her maiden name being Gibson, and the only aunt the writer has now living bc being 8<> years of agc while his good wife is 85. They have had nine children, four now living, 33grand-children living, and 22 great grand-children living and live great grand chil dren dead. .1 Clarence Coving ton of Clio, son of lili Covington, deceased, is thc eldest grand child, bc being 38. On ...

Publication Title: Marlboro Democrat, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Marlboro democrat. — 31 July 1908

U IIRLBOEO DEMOCRAT tiBNNKTTSVILLE. S, C. DEMOCRAT PUBLISHING CO., V|laM?YtHl?? Ft!<. t ar. ri nth?... ? . months 11,00 , .6U .80 >NAL; Odom's little boy, Herbert, ; . \ sick. Coxo is spending a few Wright ville. Ooline Weatherly went to y Monday. ngs Sanders of Darlington own Saturday. Woodie of Latta was here ?t relatives last week. Kichbourg was among the herc last Wednesday. Joxc was in town Friday o thc Advocate a call. look Breeden left Friday y for Jackson Springs. Louise Moore is visiting Lher in Charlotte this week. Vera Sattorwhite of Sum isiting friends at Blenheim. Alice McMillan, of Marion ;uest of Mrs. K B Thomas. Welling of Darlington has isiting her son, I T Well ?. F Mciiac, Jr., of Jackson visiting his father, T F ; Philmore of Belleville, 111., iing at the home of Key. C es. g 1 lamer of Dillon was in town eek, visiting his sister, Mrs. fe Crosland. . and Mrs. A .1 Rowe have to Blowing Rock to spend time. v Breeden and family left rda.v to spend two weeks at...

Publication Title: Marlboro Democrat, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Marlboro democrat. — 31 July 1908

I Fl ii i ENNETTSVILL/E, S, O. DEMOCRAT PUBLISHING CO., OM year.11.00 ntho.60 j Three months.00 WAL: Odom's little boy, Herbert, . sick. i y Coxo is spending a fow ! Wrightsville. Colino Weatherly went to y Monday. rigs Sanders of Darlington own Saturday. Woodie of Latta was hore 1 relatives last week. Hichbourg was among the' herc last Wednesday. Joxe was in town Friday o thc Advocate a call. look Breeden left Friday y for Jackson Springs. Louise Moore is visiting thcr in Charlotte this week. Vera Satterwhitc of Sum isiting friends tit Blenheim. Alice McMillan, of Marion ,ucst of Mrs. ll B Thomas. Welling of Darlington has isiting her son, 1 T Weih j. F Mcllac, Jr., Of Jackson visiting his father, T F ; Philmore of Belleville, 111., >ing at tho home of Kev. C es. -^Mauler of Dillon was in town ^ook, visiting his sister, Mrs. jo Crosland. . and Mrs. A .1 Bowe have to Blowing Hock to spend time. v Breeden and family left rday to spend two weeks at tesvillo. s. E E Shooter and chil...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Marlboro democrat. — 31 July 1908

TOOK SILVER. LEFT BILLS HOME OF MRS. PATTERSON AT MCCOLL ROBBED A Lartfe Part of Watermelons and Canteloupes Lett in the Field McColl July 28th-Kev. J Free man is conducting a revival meet ing at Greenville, S. C. Some miscreant entered the home of Mrs. Minnie Patterson, of Iceman mill, (while tho family were at prayer meeting last week) and stole nine dollars in silver: $0 in greenbacks was left untouched. The act was doubly mean in that Mrs. Patterson is a widow, and thc mills arc working about half time. Mrs. Lynch of Cheraw, is visit ing her mother, Mrs. Harry Gad dy. Our patients, Thelma Hubbard and liuth Bristow, arc getting on nicely, thus far. Misses Butler and Bullock, trained nurses from Highsmith sanatarium have charge of tho cases. Archie Buckingham, from Ep worth orpanage, is visiting his aunt, Mrs. Carrie Plummer. Miss Mabel Freeman is visiting in Winsboro. Miss E Walsh, after a lengthy vacation, pleasantly spent with relatives in North Carolina, has returned to the ho...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Marlboro democrat. — 7 August 1908

THE MARLBORO VOL XXXII j BENNETTSVILLE, S. C., FRIDAY, DEMOCRAT JULY 31, 1908 CAMPAIGN TO BEGIN AUG. ll CLUBS TO MEET TO ENROLL ^ NAMES ON 15 Candidates Must File Pledges and Pay Assessments by Noon Monday ifS .-1-; V*- Tho county Democratic execu tive committee met in tho court house Monday with the following members present: Thoa. A Ilucknbee, Adamsvillc; T S Evans, Bonnettsvillc; D K Stanton, BrightsVille; W L Kinney, Brownsville; Jeff D Edens, Clio; Maj. ll M Pegues, Kollock; Il h McLaurin, McColl; H S Grant, Quicks; J C Campbell, Ked Hill; Col. J N Drake, chairman. The following members were ab sent:Capt Frank Manning,Hebron; * '""fy F Spears, Mill Village; .1 A Stan ton, Jr.. Tatum. Col. Drake presided and J C Campbell acted as secretary, in thc absence of the secretary, J A Stanton .Ir. OAMI'ATQ X M ? BT [NOS. lt was decided to hold eight campaign meetings in the county, as follows: Blenheim, Tuesday. Aug. 11 ; Brownsville, Wednesday, Aug. 12. Clio, Thursday, Aug. Ki. McColl,...

Publication Title: Marlboro Democrat, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Marlboro democrat. — 7 August 1908

Heart io Heart Talks. By EDWIN A. NYE. Copyright, 190S, t>y Edwin A. Ny?. THE WOMAN WITH THE DSSH RAG. Do you know what ls the mont dan gerous occupation In the worhl? It may surprise you lo leam that lt |s the occupation of housekeeping. So 6ays Dr. Dickenson of Chicago, rm au thority In statistical studies. These are some of the dangers the house keeper faces every day: Death hy scalding. By gasoline or, gas explosions. By fatltng down dark stairways. ' By heat prostration. ! By insanitary sewerage. I By exhausting drudgery. By suicide caused hy the hopeless ness of daily routine. These are not fanciful dangers. ?Each of them has its frightful statis tics of fatality. At the battle of San tiago, of 10.000 soldiers. 300 were killed -a death rate of three-tenths of 1 per cent The death rate of women who keep house ls much larger. And, Rtrangely enough, while modern war fare reduces the percentage of deaths, labor saving devices in Hie household Increase the percentage. Gas nnd ga...

Publication Title: Marlboro Democrat, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Marlboro democrat. — 7 August 1908

ii E MARLBORO DEMOCRAT DEMOCRAT PUBLISHING CO., (Subscription prices Ono year..'...9 LOO Six months.50 Three months.30 PERSONAL J P Gibson went to Columbia Fortify. John Reedy of Clio was in town Wednesday. Judge C P Townsend spent Fri day in McColl. Mrs. Wingate went to Ports it' Mi Vu. Thursday. T I Hogers and W H Muller went to Marion Friday. Frank Robinson, of McColl spent Thursday in tho city. Miss May Belle Manning of Latta spent Wednesday in town. Mr. and Mrs. Sinclair returned Wednesday from Jackson Springs. Miss Melville Gibson of Ked Springs is visiting Miss Ada Kur rali, i Mrs. O D Bristow and son, char lie, of Florence, are visiting rela tives herc. Mrs Ellen Pipkin is visiting Mrs ^.-MTb??untor and other friends in Marron. Miss Lorena Newton of Gibson is visiting her uncle Laurence D Newton. Miss Mary McDougald of Stat esvillc, N. C. is tile gltost of Mrs. M B John. The many friends of J n Heus tess regret to learn of his serious illness. Mrs. Fair of ningham is visitin...

Publication Title: Marlboro Democrat, The
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Marlboro democrat. — 7 August 1908

1*-- *mmal*mmt?^'mam?mm***'^^^^^?^_r^^^ TRANSFERS OF ' REAL ESTATE m THE TOWNS OF MARLBORO COUNTY As Ofticidly Recorded in thc Court House Since the First of January CITY OF BBNNKTTSVILLE. W S Rowe to W M Ro?ve, lot, $1050. Geo. W* Waddill to Chas. Gay, Jot ?51250. Harriot M Beckwith, to W C Adams, 2 lots, $1660. W C Adams to Tom McLaurin, lot, $402.50. W J Crosland, et al, Margaret Ifonegan McLaurin, lot, $4250. A J Matheson to W Ii Sanders ?nd Avrilla Sanders, lot, $5.00 and Jot in city of Florence. J A Drake, clerk, to 13 E Moore, Jot, $3750. A J and W S Rowe to Martha E David, lot, $1200. H W Beckwith to A J and W S Rowe, lot $805. II W Carroll to YV B Sanders, Sot, $600. II M Beckwith to W S Rowe, 3 Jots, $1000. II M Beckwith to A .1 Rowe, lot, $050. T C Hamer to W J Crosland, Jot, $0500. Harriet M Beckwith to W S Howe, 5 lots, $3625. Il ll Crosland to E 1) Moore, ct al, lot, $loo. Olivia J Cook to W ?I Crosland, et al, lot, $3501). W B Sanders to A .) Matheson, Jot, $305, and ...

Publication Title: Marlboro Democrat, The
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Marlboro democrat. — 14 August 1908

THE DEMOCRAT VOL XXXII BENNETTSVILLE, S. C., FRIDAY, AUG 14, 1908 N0 33 MCCOLL NEWS OF THE WEEK NEW RESIDENCE AND STORE BEING BUILT Oi\e Negro Stabs Another-Felix Stanton Elected Cotton Weigher -VtcColl, Aug. 12-Mr. and Mrs. Raiford Gibson aro having a de lightful trip to thc mountains. Miss lionise Bethea is visiting her friend, Miss Nannie Fletcher. Mr. Jesse 1) Wade and family are spending several days at Wrightsvillc beach. Miss Fodio Dores, of Hamlet will spend sotno time with her sis tor, Mrs. Murdock McCormick. Both tho Baptist and Methodist preachors being absent, thcro were no servicos at McColl Sunday A. M. Kev. J Brown, of tho Presby terian church, preached a most ?^CrA'^St, thoughtful sermon to a largo congregation at 5 P. M. Mr. James Chapman, of one of tho leading Methodist church choirs in Chattanooga, Tenn, sang a beauti ful solo; Mrs. C C Stokes playing the accompaniments. Mr. S C MeLaurin has begun thc erection of a beautiful resi dence. Dr. Moore is also excavat i...

Publication Title: Marlboro Democrat, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Marlboro democrat. — 14 August 1908

EDENS SELLS FIRST BALE BOUGHT BY STERNBERCER AT OVER 16 CENTS James Spears Easily Elected Cot ton Weigher-Other Clio News Clio, Aug. 10.-Mr. Jeff 1) Edens has succeeded in putting a halo of cotton on the market ten days earlier than over before. On Thursday the Otb this lirst bale, weighing 644 pounds was sold to the E Starnberger Co., for 10 3-8 cts. The election for cotton weigher passed oil quietly on Thursday morning. There was only two candidates, Jas. Spears and Jas. Amnions. Mr. Spears has been connected with the business the two last seasons in a manner so satisfactory that bc was easily slee ted over his competitor. It was thc pleasure of your cor respondent to work in the Bethle hem section on the 3rd and attend service on Monday night and en joy the lirst of a series of services being conducted by Rev. VV C Owens of the Little Rock circuit for the pastor, Rev. C M Peeler who will assist Mr, Owens at Lit tle Rock beginning on the 10th. Passing on to Catfish Baptist church ...

Publication Title: Marlboro Democrat, The
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Marlboro democrat. — 14 August 1908

BKNNETTSVILLE, S, C. DEMOCRAT PUBLISHING CO., {guMcrlptlon rile?* ( ne year.ll.00 nx months.50 ? bree months.30 ERSONAL >jjjf B Sanders spent Sunday in I arlington. E V Richards spent Wednesday in Charleston. Col. J N Drake spent last week Wrightsvillc. J II Beckham is visiting rela in York county. P Exum is spending a few ysat Glenn Springs. Mrs. C T DeLormo of Doves lc is visiting relatives hore. JAW Moore and family wont] Wrightsvillo Wednesday. Miss Annie Freeman is visiting atives in North Carolina. A J Jones returned Wednesday cuing from a trip to Sumter. Miss Agnes Mosely of Weldon, C., is visiting Miss Grace Ter II. Hrs. ??P E Levy and children nt to Augusta Thursday to vis-i*. \tivcs. *?fv, and Mrs. R L Freeman rc ncd Wednesday night from Imington. ) L Bowell and family went to ightsville Saturday to spor.d a days. liss Mayde Matheson went to ion Saturday to visit friends relatives. B Boper came home Wcdnos night from a trip to Williams ? county. rs, Sallie Crosland and ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Marlboro democrat. — 14 August 1908

FOR SELLING CIGARETTES TO MINOR, D. N. FOWLER AND H. M AR. LEY INDICTED A Sensational Tilt Between the Attorneys Engaged in the Case D N Fowler and Herbe. * Mur ley must answer at thc next term of the circuit court for selling cigarettes to a minor. The case was sent up last Thursday by Magistrate C D Easterling. Thc prosecutor was A 0 Gilchrist, whoso son, Henly Gilchrist, 10 years old, bought the cirgaettes at Mr. Fowler's store. Marley was implicated because he was said to have stood for thc payment of young Gilchrist's account at Fowl er's. It seems that Henly Gilchrist was werking for Marley, a yening man employed by tho Hell tele phone company. Marley held back eight dollars of Ilenly's sal ary, claiming that he had stood for that amount at Fowler's. A O Gilchrist tried te collect the sal ly due his son, but was also told that Marley would not pay till the account at Fowler's was paid. Mr. Gilchrist, got a bill from Mr. Fowler for thc account, and found on it a number of items...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Marlboro democrat. — 21 August 1908

DEMOCRAT ?DAY, AUG 2!, 1908 STATISTICS OFINQUESTS GIVEN OTT^pjjiiERKF AND /^CORONER New Developments at the ICampaign meeting at McColl I campaign meeting # nt *Mc C^jo?? Friday was hold in McLnurin /ill, and about 300 people were .'present .Thoy cheered nearly cv eroody, but tho lion's share of tho applauso went to Sheriff Green 'and Adamsvillo's three candidates for thc legislature. Messrs, Hunch, Northan and Whittaker. *' . An incident which amused tho '-nu?ionco very much was, when Ii K Covington was making his speech, Mr. Wortham quietl^ walked ui} to i the stage and offered Mr CoVing . ton a small vial. Mr. Covington re fused it, and the audience broke into a storm of laughter and appl ause. After the noise subsided, u Mr. Northam explained that it was nothing but some vinegar for Mr. Covington's sore throat. The meeting was presided over by ll. h. Mclaurin, who introduc ed 10- I). Graham as the first speaker. Mr. Graham said that li? was fifty years old, which he thought was ...

Publication Title: Marlboro Democrat, The
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Marlboro democrat. — 21 August 1908

LEGISLATIVE CANDIDATES SYNOPSIS VIEWS EXPRESSED AT BLENHEIM Want to Leave Lien Law to Vote of the People, and favor Prohibition Thos. A Bristow told some jokes about the present member's of tho legislature. Ile favored letting tho people vote on the lien law. Against the sale of pistols and car tridges. Opposed to homestead law. Opposed to allowing people to pay out when convicted of crime. They should bo put in chaingnng. The b?ind tigers have the best law in the county, because good men do not report them. J P Bunch said he did not ex pect P.) l?e a candidate till a few days ago. Said his gray head and beard admonished l im that ins time was short. Non-professional man from ordinary walks of life, here by roques! ?>? men "I* my t all "mg. In favor ot biennial sessions ol' thc legislature. The state gov ernment is becoming extravagant etil oil oho session ii year and stive from sci ?.ono to $85.000. Legis-1 lature ol which J was it member passed amendment for biennial sessions, ...

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