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UNIVERSAL BROADWAY FEATURE
The Brill-ant Dramatic Actress
Ute Star of "Within the Law" in
"THE GARDEN OF LIES"
Five Reel Feature.
PEARSON'S FAMOUS TANGO BEAUTIES
MUSICAL) COMEDY CO.
Lots of Pretty Girls. Good Singing and Danc
"A NIGHT AT THE CABARET"
MOVIES FOR MONDAY
Two Reel Reliance.
"THE GUY UPSTAIRS"
Who Deposits Your Earnings ?
Are YOU saving some of your income and systematically putting
lt away wbere it will work for YOUR benoni, or is lt all slipping
through your lingers Into tlio pocket and bank account of SOMEBODY
El,SE? A former United States Senator, now a millionaire, put $100
Into a Savings Bank fifty years ago and bas never withdrawn lt. Ho
says: "It's influence as an anchorage in all crisis of a long life has
been Incalculable." Why not try his plan?
No deposit too small to open an account with us. Come to see us.
Make yourself rich Instead of SOMEBODY ELtSE.
farmers and Merchants Bank
Farn?ers Loan and Tirust Co.
The following prices, f. o. b. De
troit effective August 2nd.
Ford Runabout . . $390
Ford Touring Car . $440
-No assurance given against an ad
vance in these prices at any time and
no further reduction prior to Au
gust 1st, 1916.
See them at our North Main St. store
TODD A UTO SHOP
HAVE CHAUTAUQUA A?
THE HAMMOND SCHOOL
BIG PICNIC WITH IN
Canning Demonstration, Model
Kitchen, Prominent Speakers
Date will Be Aug. 19.
, Miss Jayne C. Carlington, canning
club demonstrator nf An'derson coun
ty, announced yesterday thal there
would bo an all day picnic at Ham
monds school on August 19, the ex
ercises taking the form of a ouc day
chautauqua. . Several prominent
speakers will he there and an inter
esting program will be arranged.
All people of Anderson county who
would Uhf" to spend ono day learning
things that will bc of Interest to the
upbuilding Of rural cor "tlons arc
cordially i'lvitod. especially women
who desire to organizo homokoepers
clubs in their community.
This chautauqua is to bo given by
tho homokoepers club nt the Ham
mond school ami will bu held on thc
lawn at Mr. Pat Major's residence.
Miss Carlington will bo nssisted by
'Mrs. Walker o? Clemson College and
besides the canning demon st raf ion
will have on exhibition a modern kit
chen which will bc equipped ::o that
anyone, even those of .small means,
cun have one like lt. There will ulsn
ho on exhibition mclel water works
with willoh any home may be equip
Mr. S. M. Byar?, farm demonstra
tion agent, will haw several speaker?
from Clemson Colleg ' who will give
instructive talks to the farmers.
Andrew J. Bethea, lieutenant gov
ernor, has already accepted au in
vitation to speak and in all probabili
ty Governor Manning will be there.
Since h elias been Invited and at Wil
llamston the oilier day signified his
intention of boluc: there. Congress
man Wyatt Aiken has also been invit
ed to speak.
This ls going to bo a day of real
benefit to those who attend anil ls
eomethln.*; new tu Anderson county.
Full details of th oprogrum will be
Body Bronght From Jesup, Ga., and
The body of Miss Obie Ayers, of
Jesup, Ga., was laid to rest in Silver
Brook cemetery yesterday afternoon
ot 3 o'clock. Miss Ayers was tho
daughter of Mr. awd Mrs. O. J.
Ayers, formerly of this city, and wan
16 years of agc. Death resulted from
Mrs. Nancy E. Shelton.
Mrs. Nancy E. Shelton died at thc
home of hor son, Mr. L. M. Shelton
on Catlott street yesterday afternoon
at fi:30 o'clock. Mrs. Shelton wa?
72 years of age and ls survived by IC
children. Ove BOUS and Ave daughters.
Mrs. Shelton's ieath was unexpect
ed. She was taken 111 Friday nlghl
land was only sick for a few hours.
' Funoral arrangements will be an
'.nounced as soon as all of the dill
THE CA RS WE LL REUNION.
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Hon. E. M. Racker Will he Amour.
Those Who Spca!:.
It was announced yesterday tba
Mr. E. M. Rucker, of 8ou*..h Carollni
University, who is spending a monti
in the city, would be among, tin
speakers at the annual Cars well re
union next Wednesday, Aug. 4. Mr
Rucker ls well known in. the count;
and his many friends will be glad t<
know that he will be at this big plc
Other speakers who bave been In
vlted are Messrs. Frank Watkins, W
C. Shaw, Fiev. H. C. Fennell. DT
W. H. Fraser and Hon. 'Thomas E
MR. BRADLEY REPORTS
ON OFFICERS' BOOKS
HAS FINISHED ANNUAL AUD
IT IN THIS COUNTY
ACCOUNTS ALL O. K.
Reports Shows That County Owes
Former Treasurer McGee
Mr. W. W. Bradley, accountant
for tho state bank examiner, has sent
the following report to Mr. Jamos lt.
Auderson, foreman of tho Anderson
county grund Jury. Por the past sev
eral days Mr. Bradley has been mak
ing an audit of the ronni y officers*
hooks and reports that everything is
in good ' MI, ?ition.
To James Fi. Anderson. Foreman of
tho Grand Jury, Anderson, S. C.
Slr: At your request, and by the
direction of tho state hank examiner,
1 have made an Investigation of toe
county treasurer's office in Anderson
county from the 22nd clay of March,
lill!, to July 1, 191",. including the
eneumbency of Ex-Treasurer C. \V.
Mr (N o and W. A. Tripp.
Incidentally, I made the annual set
tlement for taxes 1 ill t. which settle
ment was wltnesaoj by the comptroll
er general and approved in detail
July 30th, 1915.
Ex-Treasurer Tripp's accounts bal
anced out accurately with his cash
and his settlement was entirely satis
factory. Tho clerical work in tiint
ofllce has been done, id large measure
by J. It. C. Griffin, who has ?shown
himself to be ellie lent.
The nrocess of'checking Hie county
treasurer's office necessarily consti
tues a check on the offices of county
supr. visor and county superintendent
of education for all claims approved
by those officers or cash turned in
by them; it likewise constitutes a
check against tho clerk of court for
fines and licenses turned into thc
treasurer by him; a check against
the prcbato judge's office ni account
of marriage licenses paid to the coun
ty treasurer; and a check on the
sheriff on account of collections on
taxes in execution. I found all
these various funda correctly report
ed, an din so far as. I could note from
casual observatioa' ull the offices
named are being conducted in a busi
ness-like way and with due regard for
the best interest?/of the public. .
The auditor's office, ls in a sence,
the most important of county offices.
It is the duty ol all county officers,
including magistrates, to report to the
auditor all collections of funds turn
ed Into the counter/ treasurer. I find
that this requirement of the law has
not been literally- compiled with,
though the fundsi-referred to .have
been correctly reported to the treas
urer. Tile auditor ia zealous In bl3
work and hie books are well kept. .
In the matter of the Investigation of
the county treasurer's office during
the eneumbency of Ex-Treaaurer C.
W. McGee, specially requested by
yt I find the following:
Im the settlement for county taxes
made July 1, 1!)12,;taxes for 1911. Mr.
McGee was entitled, to n credit ol
$1.200.40 on account of court claims,
, which he did not receive. This error,
i once discovered, seems simple enough
i though it was very .difficult of dctec
I tion, Inasmuch as tho settlement sheet
for that year appeared to give him thc
' exact credit that county claim's book
t called for. It came about in the fol
lowing manner: In all previous settle
- menta court claifB, which were kepi
- on a separate book, were credited as
a soperate item. In the settlement rc
ferred to, a statement on the SJCCI
indicated that the court claims wer?
. included In the item of county claims
It seems that a representative ol
t i the comptroller general's office . had
i very properly, called Treaaurer Mc
i Gee'B attention to the . fact that r
i court claim was not In itself a r.-opei
- voucher, but that the county aupervi
. sor'a warrant issued on court claim!
f should bc obtained. From tiiat time
) on, which was about the middle of th<
- fiscal year, Mr. McGee would tota
his court claims paid, and get a war
- rant from the county supervisor t<
cover. TheBe county warrants basec
. on court claims wore regularly listet
. on the settlement book ar.ij cr?dit?e
In the settlement made Sa of July 1
Or^?^A What we sincerely believe the most unusual Clear
? KsP^T ance S?'l-e of summer merchandise that we have
? I^fjj ever ofiered began Friday, and is now on in full
m v^n^N sway. Realizing that all conditions this season" I
Uk xl X- 1 were backward or adverse to the sale of summer fl
I 1/\ J \ clothing, we have made reductions in prices tljat?
II /III I are astoun(-mi&-especially is this true when one
H\ * 'fl 1 takes into consideration the high-grade clothing ?
|nV"\^ Three More Months of Hot I
I i \ f\ "Weather I
SH f/fl There are ninety days more ol' hot weather in
H\ Mf1 which you can get the full benefit of this high wear
I I ing apparel at prices that are almost ridiculous,
SB ill and as selections will not get better, nor will these
j / ^^^S Pr*ces ^e l?wered we ul"&e y?u to act promptly.
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1912; but thc individual court claims
taken up by him, aggregating, as stat
ed, 91,300.40, were entirely overlook
ed. It ls perfectly clear from tho
records that Mr. McGee waa entitled
to the additional credit.
In rae settlement mado as of July
1. 1014, for taxes, 1913, no credit was
given Mr. McGee, on account of
amounts paid ont on library fund.
This credit should have amount: J to
$.'43.75. Mi'. .MrGee was clearly en
titled to it.
In tho same settlement Mr. Mc1-'
Geo was chargable with $110 county
bocrd fund for library, which charge
Again, in this settlement Mr; Mc*
Gee was erroneously credited twice
with $154.62.jtotal of $309.24, taros tn
execution on account of special
schools. This item was Included In
the .total spacial schools delinquent
with penalty, and should - not hays
boon again credltcl.
Several years ago the county of An
derson received certain sums of mon
ey from the -tate superintendent ot
education, which was deposited to the
credit of tho treasurer aa a county
hoard of education fund. Mr. McGeo
placed this deposit at interest with
the banks, an dhis account was an
nuall credited with the Interest, lt
seems that Mr. McGeo should be
charged with this interest, though a
subsequent act of the legislature al
lows the treasurer this interest an
commission for handling the'fund.
Mr. McGeo does not claim this Inter
est as due bim personally, and I am
ot the opinion he should to charged
County Taxes: Credit omitted
on account of county taxes
settlement 1912 for taxes
School Taxes: School claims
library fund settlement 1914
for taxes 1913 . 543.ir,
Total credits omitted 1,844.15
School Taxes: libra
ry fund for school
taxes 1913.111$. 00
School " taxes : Dou
ble credit penalty
on 1 mill special
school. .. 309.24
School Taxes: Inter
est on county bank .
fund deposited at
Interest .. .. _65G.15 $1.075.39
Balance due Ex
Treasurer McGee $ 76S.76
It ls hut fair to Mr. McGee to say
that such errors as were found In the
settlement were common errors that
any treasurer might have made, and
especially is this true ot the credit he
failed, to take on account of court
claims, Blnce the manner of. paying
those claims was changed In the mid
dle of tho year.
W. W. Bradley.
Accountant for the State Bank Ex
CITY CANNING CLUBS.
Members Will be Entertained by The
Misses Madge and Grace Laboone
will entertain the members of the city
girls tomato club on next Wednesday
afternoon. It will be remembered that
that a short time ago lt was decided
to devote two afternoons every month
to cooking demonstrations am) tho
meeting Wednesday will be of this na
PALMETTO ALL THIS WEEK
PEARSON'S TANGO BEAUTIES MUSICAL COMEDY
The Cleverest Musical Comedy Cb. Ever Seen Here at
Popular Prices. BIG BEAUTY CHpRUS - -
' MONDAY: 'ssssns
"A Night at thc Cabaj^P
AJ3MISSION , - - - - IO and 20 cents