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cer at 140 Weet Wbltner Street, An
derson, s. c.
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L. M. GLENN_Editor and Manager
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April 28, 1814, at the post office at
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WEDNESDAY, JULY 21. 1915.
Local thunder showers Wednesday,
JThuraday partly cloudy
iSpartanbtirg ls truly Methodist
The Germans seem to be putting the
war ?in Warsaw.
Some wives even begrudgo their
husbands thu talking they do in their
Two Dead in Family Row.-Head
line. Another argument against fam
Imprisonment is good for some
folks-for example, lt caused Thaw to
regain Iii. . sanity.
Frank has started out as though he ]
would keep pace with Thaw in keep
ing in the newspaper.
Thank you for your trouble, but wo |
lind Just about reached thu conclusi?n
that thc weather ls really somewhat |
"No presidential bee can live lu
alcohol." said Rev. Dr. Boynton of
Chicago. And it has paused into an
"A Step In Time."--York News. Wo]
suppose lt will save you blundering
uround over the toes of your danc
The slaughtering of 10.000 Norwe
gain reindeer to furnish meat for
the d rinans will give old Saint Nick
a better excuse than ever to mako
bis annual visit in a Ford.
lt is stated that tho municipal fund
of Cincinnati shows a deficit of nearly
8600.000. Wo wonder if the liquor
journals will give this fact conspic
uous place as a news item!
"If, in Europo's villages, old John,
who slays and pillages, runs up
against a frost, tho war with all Rs
slaughtering,* that leaves the nations
tottering, is well worth what lt costs"
-saya Walt Marun in "Poor Old
' The chap who .*J?ponded to his
rnothcr's ruMtion as to what beean}'
i f little boys who said' bad words
with the statement that they grew np
and became golf players paid a dell
. ente, compliment to a lot of folks wc
INVISIBLE 81'BM A HI N ES.
'Willi?- thc navy department ?H try
ing to Nguri] mit a submarino that will
make "twenty live knots au hour, or
better"uud will therefore be able tu
catch any vessel or peuce or war ux
ccpl th*' fustust cruisers ami torpedo
boats civilian Inventors uro laboring
with thc problem of making tin- sub
it's a fascinating subject. It reminds
one of the weird story of Jack Loudon
of the two rivals and bitter enemies
each of whom sought by scientific ex
periment to make himself Invisible to
Hie other. Both succeeded, one by
swallowing a chemical substance that
made Ivis body as transparent as air,
and the other by paint lng his body
with a pigment of sm li perfect black
ness that lt relloj t'd absolutely no
light. They nn-t, and fought to the
death, euell unseen by the other.
A Denver man named Patrick Keen
an has applied for u patent on an in
vention which consists in covering a
submarine, particularly tim periscope,
with silvered gluss or some other
mirror-like substance, which, he de
clares, will ?urn whatever part of the
craft ls above the water Into a mere
reflector of waves making it indistin
guishable from (lie surrounding sea.
Lieut. Joseph Fisher of the 1'. S.
Submarine K-G has a different scheme.
Ile paints tho periscope in thin, verti
cal stripes, consisting of all the colors
of the spectrum. Th? effect, In theory
at least, is precisely the o|lposito of
that attained by u prism. The prism
breaks up "white light" into the va
rious colors; those same colors, ar
ranged according to lils method, when
seen at distance merge again into
white light, so that the periscope ls
not discernible. I
If thc government works out a fast
submarine that can be rendered in- j
visible to tho enemy by one of these
processes, and can also bc steered
and fired by p. wireless operator on
lund according to the method of John j
Hays Hammond. Jr., there need be no
worry about the adequate protection
of our coasts.
LEA HMM* FROM LEAN YEARS.
The cost of living in this country,
according to government reports, is
higher thnn ever before-2 per cent
higher than it was in 1013. And yet
lt Isn't costing the average family any
more to live now than lt did a few
years ago. If anything, the outlay ls
This paradox results from the fact
that most of us havo cut out the high
living that wan formerly responsible
for much of thc burden. The nation
has gone through a valuable course in
economy. We know botter now what
tho real necessaries' and basic com
forts of Ufo are. and how much wo
con afford io pay for thom. We're pay
ing more old debts and putting wore
money in ' bank, proportion to cur
incomes, IU we used to. Wo'ro get
ting on our feet financially not neces
sarily because we'ro making so much
more money, but because wo'vo cut
out the splurge.
Tho spectacle across the At?r.ntlc,
too, has a powerful influence in mak
ing American-, senaiblo in their ex
penditures. When we seo whole na
tions starving, and scores ot millions
of people lacking tho ordinary com
forts of life and facing the prospect
of long years of poverty, we're asham
ed to indulge in luxuries or throw
money away in silly display.
Judging from the rapidity of our
general business improvement and the
promise of bumper crops again, we'll
soon bc quito capable of expenditure
on the old lavish scale. But there's
far less danger than usual ot pros
perity turning our heads.
SEW YORK'S POPULATION.
New York ls busy trying to dotor
mino Just how many hundred thous
and pcoplo it has in excess of 5.000,
0<)0, and various experts aro quarrel
ling ovor thu problem with all the
acrimonious enthusiasm of inland vil
lagers in a boom town.
The only absolutely certain thing
about tho matter, to an-outsider, is
that New York has entirely too many
pcoplo, with an average quality that's
nothing to brag about, and that the
metropolis ought to bo ashamed of its
huge, unwieldy, ill-digested and poor
ly cared for. population. When those
helpless millions learn how to govern
themselves then they may prope-'y
boast of their numbers.
A fair young lady, who was on tho
verge of breaking Into society during
tho past spring, explained that she
?had to put off her debut because ot
like failure ot the potato crop. Thin
I s the first time wo have ever heard
of the potato being accused ot being,
the root ot evU.-Orangeburg Time?
and .Democrat Folks who are that
dependent had better give more at
tention tp growing potatoes rather
to high BSssiotyv
Tho great problema are being set
tied gradually. Leo Frank, Harry
Kendall Thaw uud Ch leora college
have be< ll illsposed of, and it only re
mains to see what lu going to happen
to Lieutenant Becker.- Newbery Ob
server. You forget that 1'pton and
.Mr?. Sinclair are still washing the
family linen down in Gulfport, Miss.
Our copy o! Hie Gaffney Ledger
comes lo us with tho first und tho
tourui pages printed and (be second
ano thc third pages totally blank. Wc
don't know what the trouble is, but
trust it is nothing akin to what we
found In a small mountain town in
Tennessee once upon a time. Tue
editor of tho weekly paper informed
lils subscribers that if the paper came
out one day ahead of time they might
know he was preparing for a spree
on the regular day of publication and
that if Hie paper came out a day late
they might know he was loaded on
the date of publication.
A kind of rat-trap affair for a
husband to put in his loose change
pocket when he goes io bed would
command u very large sale-York
News. Where tints this brother, who
never wore the yoke ot" ma tri mon v,
get hk, license to talk about robbing
the male?-Anderson Intelligencer.
Does not the esteemed editor of Th?;
Intellect know that the whole country
is now screaming "prepnre for war in
time of pence?"-York News. An 1
we Infer from thal, brother, that you
?re preparing for war. Hut we would
Implore you to arm yourself with
Bomething like n superdreadnought
rather than a rat trap affair.
o' D O P E j
In discussing shoes for thc coming
season yesterday. Mr. Harry Oels
berg stated that cloth tops would be
flopulnr and that lace boots for wo
men would bc 10 per cent stronger.
Dull leathers will also be worn more
this fall but patent leathers will
hold their own.
Tlie colored tops will also be stylish
but will not be so gay as they have
been during the spring and summer.
Boots laced on the Bide and imitation
buttons are only fads and will not
last vory long. The boots will not be
BO high ns those for the past two
seasons and will gradually descend
Mr. Oelsberg stated that shoe deal
ers were not buying fancy tops this
season. He said that the "crazy"
styles of the past few months had
caused the manufacturer:, of shoe; to
lose more money than ever before and
that they were not going to make
ninny more of them.
Tho people In this ooction have it
on tho people who live lower ijown
In the State in that they can go to
tlie mountains almost any time and it
will not cost them so much.
Every Saturday now numerous par
ties aro being made up from Ander
son and they go up to Hondorobnvllle.
Asheville, or some of thc other moun
tain resorts and spend thc week-end.
Several wbo were up there last Sun
day stated that these cition wore
crowded and that lt seemed t|mt they
were going to have the best season
tliey had known for several years.
Porter A. Wlmlcy. former secretary
of the chamber of commerce of An
derson, writes very Interestingly of
h IR now work In Amarillo, Texas, por
tions of a letter received from him
reading as follows:
"I am delighted with the situation
here.. Everywhere there is prosperity
and a splendid spirit. Fino city in
every way. Our organization In uni
que In America In being entirely sup
ported by taxation. We receive two
mills on the $100.00 valuation and the
city's assessed valuation of about $8,
000.000.00. giving us ?bout $16,000.00
annually with which to work. No
trouble about the finance end. It ls
also a great lot of people and they
aro paying me the largest salary I
ever received aa a secretary. I have
met many old friends here.
"A party of South Carolina boys
are here todav. working In nearby
wheat field", they are headed try the
necrotary of Charleston Y. M. C. A.
They seemed glad to see another
South Carolinian- Thero are many ex
Carolinians hero, all prosperous.
"This Is s great automobile town,
also motor-cycle town. Amarillo
claims to hnvo over 1260 automobiles,
or ono to every 14 inhabitants, or
more than any e ther city In the world
proportionately. I bel tere they are
correct, it one should judge from Polk
street RC tl vi ties."
? ? o- ? --
Newspapers are, after all? human;
and, being human, they are likely to
err. lt is not an uncommon thing for
mistakes to appear in newspapers
serious mistakes, ridiculous mistakes,
Insignificant iDurtakes, giguntic mis
takes-but wi- have for the lirst time
lieu ni of a newspaper making a
"ghastly" mistake. And it was left
for Brother E. C. Morton, Editor and
Manager of the Abbeville Medium, to
lay at tho doors of the Anderson
newspapers the charge of making u
"ghastly" mistake. An editorial in
the current issue of iris newspaper
ls bended "A Ghastly Error" and reads
Tlie story which was sent out from
Anderson, and published in the daily
papers of tho State under big. glar
ing headlines, that a negro was lynch
ed in Abbeville county, was a ghastly
error. Futhermorc, lt was a reflection
upon the p?riple of this country which
A negro man killed a youug white
man near Lowndcsville, and the slay
er escaped over the Savannah river
Into Georgia. A party of men sough:,
the man-killer, of course, and the
sheriff's office aided in every way in
its power. About the time of the
funeral ol thc young white man, it ls
said, a party of Georgia fishermen
who were camping in the river swamp
fired their guns several times, which
firing was heard by certain persons,
who concluded it was the lynching of
the negro. Thus the story was cir
culated, and was later published.
The Abbeville correspondents of the
dally papers promptly sent In to their
respective papers correct news stories
of the killing and the escape ot the
neera. Hut those stories were not
published, ao the Anderson lynching
story was given preference.
Abbeville county may have its faults,
and has many. But lynching is not
numbered among them. Especially ia
this is true of the people of Lowndcs
ville- and vicinity. Lnst winter they
had provocation enough for a lynch
ing, if ever there was provocation
enough. But the negroes who might,
have been lynched are alive and well
today. A people with the cool self
restraint that has been demonstrated
by Lowndesvllta people more than
once, should not be pilloried before the
State as law-breakers. It is enough
to arouse indignation.
Brother Horton lays it on thick and
heavy and flays the local papers a
little more than is reasonable and
ju--1. Ho ought to know something
about the difficulties under which a
daily newspaper is produced, and that
In a large majority of instances news
paper reporters do not have tho time
or opportunity to personally verify
every fact they write, but aro forced
to accept as truth reports from re
liable sources. In tho instance of the
alleged lynching at Lowndesville, in
formation was had from sources con
sidered entirely reliable that such a
deed liad been committed. Thc re
porter did not have the time to go
down' and see for himself whether
thero was the body of a negro mur
derer dangling from a limb, the vic
tim of a mob's passion and violence,
but hu pinned his faith to reports
that apparently were authentic. In
publishing the report of the lynching
thero was no intention or desire to
hold up tho people of dear old Ab
beville county as law-breakcr.i'. Tho
Intelligencer has no enemies in Ab
beville it -wishes to punish, and it it
did it certainly would not distort tho
truth In its' news columns to do so.
To do that would bo an offense un
worthy of the most unprincipled
scoundrel who ever wrote a line for
Thero was no intention, as our
brother alleges, of reflecting upon
thc people of Abbeville county. New3
Is news with tae newspaper, whether
it originates in Abbeville, Anderson,
Greenville, Greenwood or any other
county or locality, and the story of
the alleged lynching was not printed
with any special relish because it
came froto Abbeville county. The
location of tho supposed crime was
a fact of secondary importance, any
Brother Horton further intimates
that Abbeville correspondents wired
their newspapers true reports of the
affair at the same time the Anderson
correspondents Wired in their stories
of the lynching, but that the stories
from Anderson wore given preference
because they etmacked of blood shed
and violence and disgrace, while the
Abbeville reports were consigned to
tho waste basket because they denied
tho deed of shame and violence and
brought instead refreshing assur
ances that after all there is in South
Carolina a community which prac
tices self restraint and has rospect
and love for law and order, and this
in the face of a most trying exper
ience-the murdering ot.a white boy
by a negro" brute. There's a rather
severe Indictment of tho South Caro
lina press, eh Brother Horton? Sland
ering your owri profession and be
fouling your own nest!
The newspapers of the State lived
through a period ot vituperation and
abuse recently and carno out ' un
scratnod and with the pennant of
honor still nailed to the masthead,
while their arch enemy and assailtant
in-chlof was repudiated at the polia
The attack by Brother Horton ls not
calculated to "make the public think
4'Li/e. Liberty and the Pursuit of Hap
.Your trade is the LIFE of our business.
You are at LIBERTY to return any pur
chase and receive your money
,THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS is certain
ly speeded up by good clothes such as you
\Ve want the opportunity to demonstrate
just how much we can add to your comfort.
And that adds to your efficiency too.
Palm Beach, Mohair, Silklike and Tropi
cloth Suits $5 to $12.50.
Palm Beach and Silk Hats 50c.
Cool Underwear. Breezy Shirts. Thin Socks.
"Tht.Stm wah m Cen***
any more of dear old Abbeville coun
ty and ber good people; but at the
Banfe time will do much harm to thc
newspapers, since by reason of the
slanders that havo been heaped upon
them, as referred to above, there are
many who are ready to swear that
thc press is the' instrument of the '
The Paramount feature which was
to have been shown yesterday at The
Bijou theatre failed to arrive, and
many were disappointed thereby. Man
ager Pinkston announced last night
that a splendid feature "The High
Road" will bo shown at the Bijou to- j
day. This film play features Valli
Valli. It is a Metro production and ls
said to be one of thc finest films on
the exchange today.
Another good crowd was at the
Palmetto yesterday afternoon and
last night to seo the abow. Manager
Pnlkston has surely succeeded in
getting something from the "big cir
cuit" this time and his many patrons
are showing their appreciation.
Messrs. Jas. M. Cathcart and Robt.
W. (Sullivan are ownors or the Peo
ples Fuel company, s new concern
that bas opened up business In An
derson. They are ready to supply tho
public with oak and pine wood and
coal. No doubt they will establish a
large business herc.
A catalog of the department of
music of the Anderson College has
been received and fs a very attrac
tive booklet. It contains completo
and detailed Information in regard to
this department, which is gaining' n
Coon it will be gono and a thing of .
tho past-the good old loafing place
at the Hotel Chlquola.
Tho moving of the entrance to
North Main street, and the doing away
with tho ono on West Whltner street 1
means that the best resting place in
Anderson has been abolished.
It was herc that friends could meet
at night and whilo renting comfort
ably in the large easy rockers, talk
about old times or thc events of tho
day and at the same time see every
thing that was going on around the
square It was ono of the most pop
ular places In the city end yet was
not abused very much.
It reminds one of the old swim
ming holes that the boys once had,
t\t now are things of the psst
A card received from lent. J. J.
Trowbridge staios that the encamp
ment or rather the trip of Company
B to toe Isle ot Palms was fine and
that everyone was in fine shape. The
soldior boys ara having a great time
and the best wishes of tho people
back at home sro with them.
Which Sex Spoils the Children!
In the August Woman's Home Com
panion a man says that the world is
filled with spoiled children. He asks
whether the fathers or mothers ave to
blame. A part of bis letter follows:
"Cf course that . question sounds
rather depressing. lt seems to assume
that sll babies, are spoiled, whereas
e\?eryono knows that there ars a scat
tering few who reach maturity who
are not spoiled. But we were speak
ing of the great majority.
"Tho great majority of young men
when they issue from the tender con
fines of the horns require two or three
years of bard beating by the business
Thaw Acclaimed at Nd
Harry Thaw in Crowd I
roan B. Swncbiield, Thaw Counsel.
Wheo the Jury which had listened
9 the case against Harry Thaw, thc
ian who hilled Stanford White on
he Madison Squaro roof garden, an
ounced it believed ho-was sane there
ras a demonstration in front of tho
Few .York- county court house.
Iiousands awaited him. outside, and.
rhen-he appeared on the outer, atalr
ray wlthShorlff Grifcnhagen, who is
hown at the right wearing a Panania
rorld before they amount to anything.
*he majority of girls when they tot
?arried arc wholly unfitted sn dun
ralucd for their Jobs. Now which sex
s responsible for that condition? A
ather and mother have an average o?
w?nty years in which to' get a boy
? girl flt to amount to something in
he world. Whose fault ls it that tho
veragc young person when he leaves
bo home amounts to nothing?
"Well, 'wo couldn't settle that point.
"Some of the mon said it was the
amer's fault: 'The yglve their boya
bout tho same amount of time every
ay that it takes them to shave. If
hoy took the job of father seriously
nd really put some time and thought
M lt, there would-be a different-story.
"But most of the follows seemed to
lame th? mothers."
lubmariic Torpedo That Hanta Its
A weapon of the greatest value in
oast defense is described, with il
nitration, in the July Popular Me
nantes Magazine It is ? torpedo
bat can-be started and stopped,
toered so that lt will follow its qnar
y. and exploded, at the right luttant,
ill at tho will of an operator work
ara at the shore station. This t?r
ledo alternately flashes a light .and
hrows a Jet of water above the snr
sce, so thst Its cours-? and position
an be seen day or night. If the ship
it which lt ls aimed cats out of
ange, the torpedo can 'be turned
iround and sloe, od back to shore a
estar? ot Importance in view dt the
iv York Court House.
.eaving Court Room.
Foreman of Thaw Jory.
tat, there were cheers and cheers.
The crowd which had assembled at
he courthouse was with him. Thaw
>f course, wore one of his, best smiles,
fe had been in custody for i many
rears, and the decision of the Jury,
lespite the fact that he had not
>een adjudged sane by the justice of
ho court as tho Now York law re
mires to make him'.free, he showed
plainly he felt he was free.
act that a modern high-power t?rne
lo costs upward of $8,000. Current
or driving tho propellor and controli
ng the movements of the torpedo is
lupplied through a wire that is wound, g
iround a shaft in the torpedo and has <
ts free end connected with a gen- \
; ra tor st the shore station, tho wire '
inwindlng from thc shaft ns the tor- '
ledo moves forward. . .
[Arge Section of Colon is Based br
Approximately a third of the city of
Tolon, at -the Atlantic portal of the- \
Panama Canal, was destroyed on
tpril 30 by the most disastrous Oret
hat has occurred at tho Ist hmus a ^
.ince thc American occupation. Prop
>rty damage amounted to at least $3.?
M?O.0\ >'? tho death of five persons, au
he injury of more than a score ol
>thers, resulted while . nearly 8,008
residents of the place wore made
toineless. Picture? in the July Pop*
liar Mechanics Magasine show tit?1
keelton that wes laid waste, and the
ented etty 'that was erectod to caral
'or those thus rendered destitute.
Relief work was undertaken ito- \,
nedlately hy the American Red Cross \l
md with the help of tho canal auth
orities and the army, 400 tents and an
Kine! number of raliway ears won
provided for housing the hundreds of
Institute families. Likewise arran ge
nents wore made for the distribution
if food, while subscription lists were
lubseqnently orientated throughout