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Another big shipment especially attractive Christmas Holt'
day packages', including
Thes? make the most appropriate gifts for "Him,"
Brother or Father,
Gur line pf Gent's Furnishings is always compete.
.'Where ?iuality Reigns'
i?4? Garrett & Barton
Big Value ?
24 pair bedroom slippers
merly $5 cents a pair to be
No Approvals No Charges
-Geisberg Bros. Shoe oo.
Shoes That Satisfy
Under Masonic Temple
Is Bargain Day at v
B. & J. Brassieres, Lace Trimmed, sizes 36 and <
38,*'Monday..;....... . . . - -.V.-...-..::...... ?
Children Rompers, Blue Checks,
; Ladles/'Onyx" all Silk Hosei $i;35 Gra4e^. ;
P. Cent?meri :? Co., Black. Kid Gloves, ???4: 'OrE*
v$iS? Grade, Monday > -...
Auto, with Doll-the newest creation m a
' toy, )y\o).day ......... . ? .y'v-.. .../
Ladies: Outing Gowns, long sieeves, / .
Z'Aik^My-.-^ . . . . ...'... . ?.'.>>> ......
? Lidies Voile Waists in; holiday, boxes, ?
\ .^'Monday . . . . ... ....... . ? . . . ? ? .
'Ladies-Silk Petticoats, Green and Blue,
'. ' ; Monday ... V.-..... .>.'..*.... ... .
Ladies Brouze Hose,. Onyx,.
/ ^Monday: ....
. ;????s'iRaincoats, - with-satcliei,. and .school' b?g,
. Mondays .V v>.^ V.
Neck Ruffs, new ?liiprnent, V ?
Monday ... ..... .......v. ..y... .;.
Lad^jprjdkerchiefs, pure linen, hand >vv:
' ''emrMtteryv ';M?nda^/",> ?.
:'- Monday, *. ?.. - -y..vv./.^yv .
' .?????ffi-,..;>-..... -r^? " v< ??.? .u....... .^?v,'':.''*;;1,'. ?.*>
Handsome Dinner Party.
Delightfully pleasant -and beauti
fully carried' ont in every detail was
the lovely dlnniv party given on Fri
day evening by Mr. E. P. Vandlver
at his homo on North McDuflle street.
DJ striking contrast to the cold and
Tain without, was the warmth and
beauty of the rooms where a color
scheme of red was effectively carried
out in holly, red carnations and
This same beautiful color, wa', car
ried out in the dining room where thc
cut glass and silver gave an addi
tional brilliance. An elegant f lvi
course dinner was served.
T$?~ guests for the ?renlas wrt I
Rev. W.' H. Fraser, Rev. O. L.
Martin, Dr. John E. White, Dr. B.
A. Henry, Mr. H. H. Watkins, Mr.
W. W. Sullivan, .Mr. J. F. Watson,
air. D. 8. Vandivor,. Mr. Leo G. |
Holleman. Mr. D. O. Brown, Mr. T.
S. Eannlster. Mr. Donald E. Brown,
Mr. F. L. Tucker and Mr. E. W.
Mrs. Fissa McCully lias' gone to
Augusta, to visit friends before go
ing to Florida, for the winter.
Mr. ,'Harry Carlton, who was here
with the Kirmess, and remained over
a few /weeks and taught a dancing j
clase. IB hero to spend the Christmas
holidays with friends. Whilo Cere
lite'will teach am;tho:- dancing clas3.
Miss Helen Harrie and Miss
Frances Anderson, students at Dre
nad college, are at home for ' the
Christmas holidays. -
The ElkB are making very clab
j orato plans " for; *their O jrlrtmas
?dance which will be given at the
homo on the evening of December 31.
Already the Elks have mado quite a
-reputaci?n for their beautiful af
fairs and they are* planning to oxcell
all previous ovonts:
Tho decorations will bo in accord
with the Orris ?mar. season, and every
! detail will be carried out in the most
The following committees have ]
Refreshment co ni mi tte o-Mrs.
Phelps Saaseen, Mrs. W. D. -Mc
Lean. Mrs. C. E. T?lly and Mrs. C. |
Reception committee-Mrs. J. -HI
Gcdfrey, Ol?a. R. E. Ligon, . <s.
Phelps SSsseen, Mrs. C. W. Ca?, ey, !
Mrs. B. B. Gossett and Miss Alberta
Decorating committee-Miss Lucyl
.Cross, alisa: Vina, Patrick. Miss Carrie.
J-Frel-vell, Miss. Alberta^rmtfr. Miss ;
j jean Cunningham, ' Miss Louise Qlt:
ker. . '
The cotnmlttco in charge of tLe
flsor will be Mr. Willie Marshall,]
and Mr. J. P. Major. Mr. Sloan
^*?***.4<t**f ****** .*****<
j Mr. Robert Burriss of Ratci'olph
Macon' is af home for the Christmas
"Siessrs?, Dan" Le\ibetter, jr., and*
|W. M. Watkins bf Staunton Military
Academy are at home for tho holl
! days. -
? . V
Misses Bessie Connor. and Miss
Ii ail ard of the Lebanon section; spent
yesterday in Anderson shopping.
. " .. r
Miss Greta Hall, who is teaching ot
I Campobello, passed through t?n city
' yesterday en route to her homo at
';. Pr.-and Mrs. Watkins of penileton|
?were b?8??es8 vtolt?rs yesterday.
* SMITH SCHOOL *}
'.'.- -v" ;:i.L.,-: ?-:
. The ' pbpile. on 'the. honor' roll at]
oVo ".end of second month aro af :r4o\-r
Stanley winchell, Adger Mitchell,
i Harold M?tch*!l, Ruth Jones, >Bill
^a?^-^Sftshs? JC?,CS.- Margie smith;
Boinia S?xHh, 'Mario Wilson, Etala
BoirWlleon, Me.*sball F>;chey, Pearl
Williams, Agnes'' Harbin,' Helen
Hp, Lewis Moorhead, Mamie
?lathrock, Jaimes acogeta*, 'Alica Wcl
dorv Havmco Waldon.
Musicale . Progrftm.
There :iM?":b?'--)? :*spacial musical ,
on Sfcfcrtay evening, dtirlng the e??9-.
Glee <duh "?
selections. Thbu tr^isf?-^al^?iOil?*
oblig?tb vt??m,?'w?U! re?d*\^he'pre
gad?: ''.?OTlaaa'.' aM>-lb?,.A'yftr??^^
?Whit**'; rwi^V^p'rieach <n?V:^<2&*&:
Jacftf? "Th?i ^Surprises : ot - the ??dg
qwat.v: v ' - \ ? . ]f '
?y. .' Fftitpsned. ..
Sunday School caaociatlon bas; ter
aoivcdk String to conditions brought,
about, by tue European wa?0&?mfe
Driscoll will Ciave charge of the j
music, w&deh means that it will ho
unusually fine. Pavora have been!
ordered from D. Shackman and Co.,
New York, and will mc3t attractive.
., Miss Lucia ('lulos .Married.
A -wed???g around which centered
tho Jove and interest of a bcd- of
friends was. that of Miss Lucia Chiles
and Mr, Jame:-. A. S-all yesterday
morning al ten o'clock at Die homo
of tho bride's, elster, Mrs. J. H.
Trammell in Belton.
: Only' tho'* "relatives and a few Inti
mate friends , were present for tho
ceremony which was performed by
the IAJV. J. Haller Gibboacy, rector
of Graoa Episcopal church. After an
cflcgant. lunch ?Mr. end Mrs. Stall
loft on tho noon train for a ?hort
wedding trip, after which tilley -will
return to Anderson and' spend the
holidays 'With'Judge .and Mrs.. W.
Por years Mrs. Stall has made An
derson her home and by hor charm
ing manners and gracious personali
ty has ni?do n?meiuu? ?rieu?B who
are dblighted' UJat sho will c- JH make
Anderson her home.
Mr. Stall' is a traveling man, with
southern territory, und will be ' able
to make Anders?n his headquarters.
Mrs. . Levis Sunders, has returned
from a..month's visit to friends' in
A"JIicns,..Ga. Dr. Sanders who baa
been away studying for two mont:a,
will return home during the coming
week, and twill resume his practice.
Cinderella at the Anderson.
Manager Joo Trowbiidgo of tho An
derson theatre has planned to. have
Cinderella hero on tho morning of
Monday December 27th and all the
children of Oie town aro invited to ho
his guests for this performance which
will be from 10 to 12 o'clock.
Nobody hut-little folks aro invite'!
and th.'io will bo absolutely no
charge, , Thia will ho Mr. Trcw
brld'ge's Christmas present to all his
little friends. The gallery wNT be
reserved for ill?o colored children.
.. Tho Ladles Missionary society of
the " First Presbyterian church will
meet' with Mrs. W. J. ' Muldrow on
Monday afterriobn at half past threo.
Will; Kntbrtnlh at Llnuer.
.Mr.- and Mrs. M. L. Bonham will
entertain ot al dinner party today in
honor pf Uiblf guest, Mrs. Nelle
Duncan ' of Barnwell. .> Among those
whq.wiU.bp., ?fefatedi at Uble .??ill.
' bo.-'f'M?ssea.V'imnc.in, Mary. Aiken of
Anderson "college, Margaret Terry, al
so a .student at' thc* college, and Misa
M??b ./Bonham;', also '-Messrs. Wm.'
L-yoaV -Henry Gason, Wm. ' Marshall
"and Dr." Thompson." '
ie$ ???*.,**>vf*'; "> ? -. * '.? - ' ig i
Mr. D. J. Tucker of WlHiaraeton
waa a visitor In , the city yesterday.
? ~.- . . .
.Mrs. R. . Li S.mlt'4 of. Lojyndesr'O^.I
spent' yes?erdav in Anderson. : :
ffl^^V?' ?ti: -. .r^v.M
Mr. Lawrence A.. Hammett and
Harry Orr. have arrived from Wood
berry Forest for Chrkunaij.
Among the ; visitors in the. city
yesterday from Clemson college
wore: Misses Ida and Fiorldo Cal
houn, Mrs.. F. -'Sv Evans. M?, and
Mrs. W H. Mills, Miss Edith Mills;
Mr. .William Mills and Mrs. Winslow'
fc'/?iii'jfi??;' Shilth of the Anderson
r~f?$ff?iS?i*?to Atlanta, Ga.,-for
? ??^^^???^???******-?'* ,
* : ' ": .'Low?sviLtt?' . _
Mr. Baker Speer and Miss'-Nellie
Martin were united In .marriage last'
Wo?nS'sday by Rev. J. A. ?Clotf-e?ter,
The public trchool cloped Fi'Iday
with ar*nropria.t^ oxercl^esi 1 The]
-teachers, have returned . to 'L their
homes for a f;w.cf.;W<ek>s,! vacation.;\
. M?V ond-Mrs / L?d?Toi?ln?ye ; return
ed ,'toj?.hj?ir 'honio at Crystal Spring?,
Miss,gaiter .-a:;fp??a?aflt>vislt to^their
children--there. ? i
'?; Miss Katie Edward of Oxford, Gai., j
.ts'- visiting her-relatives, Rev-, sad
Mrs .-J."Ml. Clotfeiter.^ .
Tba - ijshplo . - herc ..regretted giving
^^yiil^0^;1?l^?\?T.. pa&ior ol
tho Mei*owt^urCKi He had serv^
?ld fc^fdj&'^aaris and he'and
bad won 'the affection and
'""iS^^fc'.-atlv',; We welcome !
.JgpWfx' to our community.' ?
; ".C?rapbelli has;-beehTiSuM-]
iptlst?torch rand -ReVv :MC;,
is pasta? of. the Methodist !
Apyropr??tei Christmas, exorcises ?
.WWI ho observed afc the Presbyterian I
charity Tuesday the 28th ,' Rev. John I
'If&Watte of Anderson ls ? expected to
deliver an ?uf-?ret, ' . - -.'
The cowboy made rich on a 'start of
?cvcn'-T?xcs cowa has notiiins on tilt
.to l?x'^-oy;* m#*'Vt&imj?H
HUE YEAR OLD GUILD
IS FATALLY BURNED
>CDROW NIXON, SON OF
MR. AND MRS. AMOS/
Was Playing Before Fireplace
When Clothing Caught--Phy*s
ciaos Say Cannot Live.
Woc-irow Nixon, t< j? little flvo year
old son of Mr. and Mrs. Amos Nlxr
on of North Fant street, *.vas fatally
burned, yesterday afternoon shortly
after 6 o'clock. The child waa play
ing fooforo tho fire when UB clothing
caught fire, which resulted in severe
bur?? about thc face, limbs ind
body. Tho attending physicians stat
ed last night that thc child could
not possibly live.
The little boy with two' or three
of his hrotherk and sisters woro left
in the room by Mrs. Nixon, who was
called to a neighbor's ko ..so Just
across Ut? street. Soon after ' she
licit the house she heard screams
and ran back. Upon lier nrrlvul she
round that her little son's clothing
was on fire and that Cae was terribly
burned. Before tho clothing could
be extinguished, tho child was' fatal
Mr, and Mrs. Nixon formorly liv
ed at Lowndesvlll?, but moro recent
ly have lived in this city. They have
tho sympathy of a wldo clrclo ol
friends lu this torrlblo affair.
Anderson, S. C."Lyons St 19
December tho 18 1915
Dear Sauda elis
1 am a litt lo boy 9 years old and; pleas
braugo me a triciclo and Bom fruit
and nuts and can?-y. and fire , work
your friend Hurlee Ayers Orr mill
Lyon street Dec 18 1915
Doro santa claus? I am a lillie boy
ll. years , old I want you to , pleas
bring me a byclcle ?and some candy
i and oranges and also some fruits end
firero wocks I am as evor your, UtlCo
friendi a raery christmas and tiappy
new yoaro lonie Ayers orr mill,
Anderson, S C
Dec 18 1915
I please bring. ?t> a -.ot of. dishes, ?a
niano, and school boll and tt}eepy
?doll a pretty little finger ring and a
whole lot of fruit and candy.'. I am
[a little girl 7 years old and. love-you
? very much
! - - ?
Anderson S C
[Dear old Santa ClaUB
I am a great big hoy - four' years
I old and I want you to bring mb-a* firs
waggon .Lrash waggon cap pistol knifo
some leggons so I cen go out in the
Cold-and shoot my.' pistol Bomb "fruit
candy and a whole lot Of Gre crack
ers 1 '. . '
Your little Boy
Edwin Mitchell McConnell.
lib Brown St.
Anderson s C
Dec. 18 19 15
Dear Santa Claus .
I am, a little girl 8 yeara old I go to
school and help mama do tho work
at home after I . come .from school
now Santa lt it is not, to muei trou
ble to you , you bring me a finger
ring doll bcd and doll some fire
works fruit and candy Don't forget
" Lovingly j
_:-:- . .
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j Mending Our Legal Fences.
The attorney general of the United
States asks congress1to-enact legisla
ron .glyilng tho govern thant authority
fte do two things/or which at present
it lacks power:. *
. .iF?rst l*o seize and . retain arma and
ammunition that m ny bo in? process of
Wiortatipn iii defiance of the presi
dent's iirocTwnft?bn of . an embargo.
Second, to makait specif Ic .crime
against the United States to place
bombs or other oxplqiives with evil
intent on vessels nailing from Ameri
' ; It's - an odd . situation . that . exiris
nbw;:.The president/mav prohibit the
expb'tt of aims ah?.amhlunition to bs
used in connection w^th military'ex
peditions/ se n$, dtdrlately with regard
to Mexico; but- ho f.^a h?.aumorit.y to
?ei?e. them in bisrer tb pt Bte bia order
effec?y?.'.The' WOWlrig ^ at seit; Cf
ships sailing'from our ports is an
oebnsb that appoars never to hare
?often -eontempiated ?i-, ? Imagined by
law makora in the taut.
K"Tneie.%r6"'d)iity.'two oxahvMes of tho
gaps in our ; ?aws revealed by recent
' war.?vent?,- J Congress; should see; tc
thom at once, ea \yel as to the mend
ing of .any oi'ier holes in our legcl
fences..-Augusta Chronicle. ..
Charleston aha Westera CareJln?
Ejective 6 ?.00 a. m. Wbdncodsy De
camber 22nd all passenger trains of
the1 atove company wi? arrive ead de
part fro? new station soulk. Kain
st??iti Ander??!,:v S/ C.
. ; E?rnest'. 'Williams,
General Passenger Agent?
.<# /ft, ? :,K*:,
Look over your gift list carefully, and for every Miss,
Young Lady or Married Lady select an appropriate pack
The sweetest produces of thc soil from the far corners of
the earth arc gathered together in dainty deliciousness .iii
each of the^c Whitman packages.
Whitman's Fine Chocolate Bon Bons
Pink of Perfection
Super-Extra Choc?la* t, \o? Bon Bons
Fussy Packages for Fastidious Folks
Besides many other packages of fine candy
For Men Who Smoke
" Wc carry a- particularly well selected line of choice.cigais
in.boxes at prices ranging from $1.00 to &4.qp.
Orn Gray Go,
7 We havo now ten million cabbage plants on band ready for snlpment,
[Our plants are grown closo to tho Sea Coast, In the open air. and cuv
seed aro grown by tho very best scedtjrann on Long lslaud,.N. Y, .
Wo have the following varieties: "TUB EARLY . VIEHSEY 7MKE-.
! F?ELD," "THE CHARLESTON WAItEFJELD," "THE SCCCE/^ION^
I aiid "FLAT DUTCH."
Our prices aro: lu lots from 1 to 5 thousand $1.00-per thousand, ?
?tbbusand ?nd over 7.6ctS:per thousand F. O. B. hero cashjwlth order. Wo;
*ul make, you a special price on larger orders.
Givotus your order, and wo will Bhip you plantsr'that will give you tho
[very. o?Ct results. Yours very .truly,
THE ONLY PLANT CO., Mogge&>, &
25c, 50c, $1.00, $1,25 and. $1.50
The Anderson Floral Co.
PHONE Oil m MABSlfALI. ATE,
Member of Florists Telegraph Delivery
Abwlstely Ntvr ?a;Siric?> M?&? WASH ? HGTOH
Opposite Capitol and Union Station ->?XC '
Renowned for its Jrii^h Service and Low Rales.
??om ftt ?r wi thant bath 1?8??
a* with bah $3XM> uti np
AH Rooms OufcgiuV
Booklet fe?; -he 4ddaf .
W. T. KNIGHT,