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W. Y. QUARLES
Office : Over Watson Drug Store
Iva, S. C.
Quattlehaum & Cochran j
Have Moved Their Office to
THE BROWN BUILDING
Over thc Dime Savings Bank
Dr. HENRY R. WELLS I
Ofilco F. A M. Building
Hake ?>-~-Phone?-Besfae&ea S3
Dr. C. Mack Sanders
omeo 304-6-G Bleckley Building.
OMco Phono 4 </ RoBldenco Phone 149.
Chisholm, Trowbridge & Suggs
New Theatre BriJ?ag
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TO THE POS*
OF THE I
Washington, Dec. H. - Postmaster
Gem rul Hiirlcsoit'u annual report
inaJa public tonight savs the Euro
j ?cati war has cost the American pos
tal service $21,000,000 hut that econo
mies of administration havo reduced
i i ne audited deficit to a little more
than $11,000.000 Tor the fiscal year
whit ) ended lust June. Considera
tions of Bcrvlee, the report say*, were
I placed above all others and not
I withstanding adverse reueciue condi
tions, expansion and improvement of
I poBtal fatuities continued. Hud it
not been for economical reorganisa
tion begun before tho war started and
continu* 1 Erince, tho postmaster gen
eral says the audited dcf'elt would
have been at least $21,000,000. Cv
the total deficit, however, his analy
sis of the department'* finances de
clares that all hut a little inore t an
$:tOO.O()0 was the result of increaie-j
of postal salarie^ and additional rail
way mall pay required by law.
Chief among recommendations to
congress are a roneweal of previous
proposals for a change from tho
weight to th spare basis of fixing pay
te '.'he railroad:; for carrying muii; a
renewal of recommendations for gov
ernment ownership of telegraph and
K?Thonos; removal of the four pound
1 .."-.i- * /? first class mail; and the aJup
tion ci . .ore liberal limitations cn tue
weight and insurance of parcel post
Tho greatest expansion In tho pcBt
ofilce, tho report shows was in +he
parcel post. Statistics gathered from
fifty principal postoffices Bhow it to be
half of all tho postal business, and
that more than a billion parcols are
being transeorted every year. Be
foro tho rarcol poBt was est?bil?, ved
not moro than one-fourth that num
ber wore handled. The amount ot
In Local I
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SHOW Tins WEEK
Linton l)cwol|ie Company nt Palmet
to This Week.
"I know my patrons have been dis
appointed in pome of thu shows I have
had recently," stated Mr. A. M.
Prinkston yesterday, "but their disap
pointment has been no greater than
mino., Shows como to mo well rec
ommended but sometimes they JUBI
fall down. Next week I have the
Linton Dewolno company, which w:n
here over a year ago and at t:at"tlr.io
it was a good ouo. It comes h ure
from Oreonvillo and has either 10 or
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PROGRAM AT ANDERSON
Following: '.s List of Attraction? This
Monday,^ Paramount, "Th? Secret
Sin.'" . .1 '
Tuesday, .Charlie Chaplin in "A
Night at the Show."
Wednesday; twelve reel feature,
. Thursday, Nat C. Goodwin In "Nev
er Say Dio." r
Friday, Paramount, "T?o Yanbee
Saturday,. Charlie Chaplin in "Tho
"THE SECRET SIN"
Featuring Blanche Sweet tn Wonder
derful Photo* ij.
In a career that has been remark
able from, every point.of view, Misa
.Blanche: SweoCn?w ?pproachs 'tho
height of (her powers as a photoplay
star. Nothing she hos done pre
viously on the screen is marked with
so .mach artistry, grace and finish as
her performance of "twin alsters1' in
the Jes?? L. Lansky "Feature Play
company's production, "Tho 8ccret
Sin." by Margaret Turnbull.
In toals photoplay we have tho com
bination of a great star and a great
play. .'?The Secret Sin" is a bitter
pronouncement against the drug
evil and tho trade in opium, against
which the United Slues government
for years has waged an unceasing bat
??e., - _
With ?ii ihe tt'.tin of ino juasrky ar
tistic forces centered on. this photo'
play, "TW? Secret. Sin" from the View
point of photography, attention - to
minute detail and sheer sincerity will
take, its place with the masterpieces
of tito screen. AB Miss Sweet ap
pears as "twins" there aro episodes
hi the play'when she appears in two
Adunco ia Prices For This MogBlfi*
?ont Production Wednesday. ;
On next . Wednesday "Gablrin," a 13
reel: photoplay, will hs shown at the
AntJercon for the benefit of th? .Sou*
i?v Phllathea class ot the First Pres
byterian church. . Owing to the tre
mendous, cost ot production,-tho -prices
will b> Advanced to children tn cents,
balcony 2K cents, orchestra 30 cents.
Y "Cablrfa" is 'tho ultimate cry of
"room; for tho movie 1" Its magnifi
cence 'of uction surpasses human be
lief. Every thing happens except re-^
aurrectlcn and ascension and that,
.could bo easily pictural by the almost
omnipotent tirtistic Privileges aid
postage cul Icete J from that source ap- j
proached $2,000,0it?. during the flr?t
fifteen day? of October this year alone. I
While thc war has crippled l ie
money order system U hus boomed
tiio poBtal savings banks. The num
ber of depositors and Hie amount de
posited exceeded any year since Ike
banks were established. Moro than
.? half million depositors were on tho
books at t..e end of June 1915, a gain
of ncr cent for the ycur and they
had on deposit nearly IM.OOO.OOO a
gain of moro than .">0 per cen'.. The
increases in deposits in some ' cities
was remarkable. They increased In
Xe .v 'fork, l!i!> psr cent; Bridgeport,
Conn., 183 per cent; Brooklyn, B<7
pc; cent; Patterson KJ2 per cent; Jer
sey City. 122 per cent; Detroit, 112
per cent. Otho:* elliss showed ga'ns
ranging from fit,1 to 100 per cent. Of
uil the depositors more Iban i>8 per
cent were foreign horn and they had
moro than 71 per cent of f .0 total de
posits, The figures are represente:!
as showing plainly the attraction o'
the postal hanks to the immigrant.
Tho activities of the ppitolBce de
partment in suppressing fradulent use
or tho malls aro unabated. Tho re
port scays the department is working
in close cooperation with those inter
ested in purifying advertising
columns, and t; .at during tho year .">7
concerns or persons were banished
from tho mails and 1,000 lotteries were
Tho tmbject of railway mail pay,
which is one of spirited controversy
between tho postolflce department and
tho railways, the postmaster general's
report treats at length, lt describes
tho situation a? acute and urgen.,
preeslng for inmediato adjustment,
but expresses regret that tho railway
mall reorganization bill was killed ia
tho last congress.
Qualities of the moving picture with
D'Annunzio ?B in hin clement. He
i rUc-3 baroback and dumb over thc
mighty bulwarks of antiquity, striding
tho savage brutalities, the supersti
tions, tho magnificent man-boast
o unces, Uk? giant upon a leviathan.
Sometimes ho does such extravagant
things that he is amusing. One sits
breathless and wondering what r,n
earth or undor .tho seas or in tho elr
more can this poet of degeneracy do
and do with such superb masculinity
and trato? "Cabirla" all told is ou
ly the tossing about of a beautiful
? little child from one catapult of -hu
' man fanaticism) and power to anoth
1 er; from ono miracle of divine reve
lation to another; from one upheaval
of nature in revolt to another. Tho
child ls merely a feather in a perfect
uproar of tumbling steeples and wall3.
spouting vulcan??a, roaring fires, an
gry gods, slave mastodon? and nilgh- :
\ ty feats of strength, battling with
j waves, overcoming gigantic obstru*!*
, tlons, fighting mobs, tearing down dv
? nasties, climbing, bursting bends,
falling, rising, attacking danger with
out a qualm.-Amy Leslie in The
Chicago Dally Newa.
Contains Twenty-Six Musted Num.
hers-To Re Herc S:IOD.
While the dramatic spectacle.
1 "Everywoman," which Henry W. Sav- !
age will offer hero shortly, ls a
modernisation of the ancient nioraU- !
ty play, "Evorywomnn," which waa In
1 vognto In tho Slxtcentp Century, lt la
by no means a preachy document. It
' contains no loss than twenty-six mus
ical numbers ranging from gravo io
gay. An entire symphony orchestra
ls carried by the organization to rea
der tho .impressive'score which was
composed by George Whitefield Chad
wick, dean of the 'New England con
servatory of marie,'of Boston.
?NEVER SAY DIE"
With Nat C. Goodwin at Anderson
Next Thursday Night.
On Thursday, December 16, this
cloy will have for . it's theatrical at
traction, Mr. Nat C. Goodwin and
company in a farcical comedy tn
three octa, by Wan. H. Post, entitled,
"Never 8ay Die" at the Anderson for
one evening performance.
Mr. Goodwin ie an actor whose art
ls entirely different In spirit and
method from what tho casual theatre
goer la accustomed to; an artist wv.o
ls' sporing in his jestures one who
never '25i>va? . around' thc stage un
For him the authors' lines must be
ell. Important; tor he sees to it that
jtfaey go over the footlights..with.a na
turalness,' eloquence or dignity aa the
occasion requires. ' His characteri
zation of aay character ie consequent
ly, splendidly real and effective.
. In his possession ' the story of thia
?metTy medley of tears and laughter
of "Never Say Die" ls Bandied os on
ly Mr. Ododain can handle farcer
with .. that subtlety and easy grace
that has made his name a household
Word In connection-with -the. Ameri
can stage. . '?'''.''.'?'
In the Tole' Of Dionysius WCG.I-.
bury, the dying American million?ire,
.who marries as'a.' mjatter of ferai;
tho beautiful fiancee of his friend,
that he may legally leave/ier hW mil
lions-the author, Mr. Post; has tak
en Mr. Goodwin's ; measurements ' like
a Dortniop . system until he 'literally
has. the comedian's thumb prints co
closely.has ho figured him.
One year^? ?dec?s? at the Apollo
teatro; landon, nearly a year in Now
> York city, ?bree .months in Chicago,
PRESIDENT WILSON DELIVERING HIS ANN UAL MESSAGE TO CONGRESS
now In lt's six months anti still run
ning In Australia, and all last season
on tour, testify as to tho success of
"Xever Say Die" aa a play.
AB to whether Nat ("oodwin ls a
success, lt ls rather late after thirty
years as America's fonaniost fr?ter
to offer any qualifications on his he
Tho beautiful .Margarete Moorclaud,
moro radiant than ever, ihcads Mr.
Goodwin's support, having already
proven herself an actress endowed
with every requisite and accomplish
ment. Man Bernard, Maude Hender
son ( Alexander J. Herbert, L.utc
Vrohman, Dennis Clough and others
contribute to a capable support.
Private Yeoman-Wonder what's
wrong with the bally *03s? *B went
off all right, an' now 'e won't move.
Small boy (pointing to the spurs)
Did yer touch 'im iwth them t?ere
Private Yeoman-?ourso I did. 'E
Cmall Hoy (interrupiingVy)-'E's
puctured, guv-nor-that's what's tho
matter with 'im-Tit Bits.
European War Hard on Newspapers.
When the European war started if
our memory serveB us correctly, the
Associated Press had a surplus in its
treasury of something like half a rall-'
lion dollar. Today it is said this sur
plus has not only been exhausted but
it is thought the assessment on mem
burs will have to be increased in order
to meet the ir .'Teased expeUso ot get
ting the European war news. And
yet, there aro thousands of people
who have an idea that this European
war is a great thing for tho newspa<
P".rs in a financial w".y.-rf'- !:Ua
Parker & Bolt is the Gift Store fbi
the Men in Anderson
/^1FT buying is not nearly so hard and tedious as you
-|p?? think. It's alla question of where you try to make your se
lections. If you ?re looking for jewelry, why go to the best jewelry
store in the city and you'll most likely find exactly what you want.
If you happen to want dress material, the only thing to do is to go
to a reliable dry goods store. If it's furniture just follow the same
And for the same reason we direct you to Parker & Bolt to make
your selections for the men and boys.
You can choose your entire list "men's things" here in a little 'pr no.
time because we have the things you want and incidentally, the things which
will please the men the most The majority of Anderson men prefer this
store. Ask them "in a round about way'' and see if they';don't. -
? We honestly believe you will change your miridabo?t, the troubles of
gift buying after you have visited our store.
Besides the following you will find dozens of other appropriate articles
for gift purposes, all at prices which \vill increase your Christmas fund by in
creasing its buying power. . - .
; Hoyden Shoes :'v;
V Stetson Kata
. ^ : ?// /''Emery. Sturts
>., Interwoven Hosiery,,
. V . |^P"'^?>; ?v?lais.'
Visor Coat Sweaters
Hath Robes '- y:
Flam Linen Hahdl:crolaefij
Initial li??a Handkerchiefs
Automobile Robes .
Neckv*ahr ' y;'?>;]?
: Suspenders ,
Mackinaw Coats -
, Ev.ery hour of every day the'increasingcrow^'of
shoppers demonstrate thc great popularity of this
store/the* efficient service, and-the reliability, pf .the
.iB?<n^tb'I'v^ric'ty of practical ?ifts disi>Iayed for sale. 1
rr?E aw oma? ct&Ttiti?,