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T O DA Y
BABE KELLY'S TOPSY TURVY GIRLS
"THE NEW SULTAN"
MOVIES FOR TODAY
Must Two Reeler.
"THE FIGHTING FOUR"
w ii iniicfl^ a !r
Three Reel Gold Seal Drama.
"THE OPERA SINGER'S ROMANCE"
THE NEWMAN MUSICAL CO.
In the Musical Farce
"FUN IN THE DRUG STORE"
Musical Show at 4:00 O'clock
8:30 and 9:30
~r Admission 20 Cents
Ladies and Children 10 Cents
Charley Chaplin Saturday in Two Reels
Fririts and Candies
Four Cars of Fine Fresh Bananas at Rea
sonable Prices? Ali!? Plenty of
And All Kinds of NUTS
SPECIAL: VVe have about 300 bunches
small Bananas to go at 40c and 50c bunch.
See us before you buy your Christmas
Candies, Nuts and Fruits. V
I have * Fine Line of Fireworks, Too
Christmas Price list
\yplUj>[ slicut stem .$ .7J
WJiMe, gwtl ?tock 1.85
Wt?, best stock 1.50
?Jgfct link ?J&
?>ec?? Pink , 1?50
Pe r Bes.
rnun? ?ll ?IS BtABHHA?JC ATB.
Iftfruter o? ?lorlBt? Tclt?j?rBph Delivery
HINE NEGROES PLUGED
IN JAIL YESTERDAY
CHARGED WITH ASSAULT
AND FLATTERY INTENT
Took One of Own Color Out on
Monday Ni?ht-He is Now in
INI?o negroes were yesterday af
ternoon placed in tho county jail
on the charge of assault and battery
wttfi? intent to Kill. They ore: Will
Nix, Hart Watkins, Sam ?pps, Power
Arnold, -\ Mitchel;, David Davis,
! Joseph Mattlson, Lucius Wideman and
j Jesse Cochran. They are accused of
I attacking and severely beating Cor
lesa Cook, n negro of tho Honea Path
section, lt is very probable that
there will be' a chargo of murder
made against them since Cook is in
tho county hospital in a serious con
dition and is likely to die. Moro ar
rests are to be mude in Un case nineo
it is said t.:er'j were twelve negroes
mixed"up in lue affair.
It IG said that on Monday night
those twelve negroes went into a
house where Cook was visiting and
took him out. The house is located
in Anderson county but tho negroes
took Cook to the edge of tho Abbeville I
county line and proceeded to beat him j
up, leaving ililm baaty bruised and
Sheriff Ashley was called to Honea j
Path and proceeded to make a thor- I
ough investigation. As a result the j
nine nogroes named abovo were ar- !
rented, and placed in tho jail at |
Honea Path to await developments.
Yesterday afternoon they wore
brought to Anderson and placed in
tho county jail.
LOUIS C. RICHARDSON
DOME FOR HOLIDAYS
FIRST. TIME IN 22 .YEARS
THAT HE HAS BEEN
ABLE GET HERE
And Will Be at Hor e of Father
Until Next Tuesday-Soon
Be a Commander.
Lieut. Com. Louis C. Richardson,
U.S. N., who is spending a few
dsys with his father at his homo sev
era} miles above tho city, wai a
visitor in Anderson yesterday. Lieut.
Richardson arrived homo on Sunday
night and will bo here until Tuesday
ol m->xt .week. . Mr. r.-lchardson is
now stationed on the U. S. S. Ar
kansas, Vide Admiral Mayo's flagship.
Mr. Mayo is in supreme command of
all the. ships, and last Summer, invited
Lieut. Richardson to becomo a mem
ber bf his staff, but the Litter de
Liout. Com. Richardson stated that
for tho past three months tho s?Sps
had -been doing-target practico acd
had been put through tho most
strenuous duties in their history. To
day they stand in moro efficient con
dition for battlo. trtaa ever bcfcio.
Tho commanders started and pava the
school of ship, of division, and of
fleet, tine battleships showing up
"This is the first time I have bsen
at home during Christmas in 22 years"
stated .Lieut. Oom. Richardson" yes-,
terday. "AU during this timo during
tho /close of tho years, we. have been
,?vdistant waters and did not land at
any of tho pork; c'oso enough home
for me to"make the trip, ."i am cer
tainly glad ta be hero. All of tho
children' will be at homo and wo
rwlll have a Tegular family, reunion.
I return to New York next Tuesday
and on January 6? we will- Bail ''for
Cuba where target prccticp wl?l ' be
entered into again."
? Wlaon. asked when he would bel
made a;,oqmmandor, Lieut. Richard
son.stated'that it would be some tim?
next' summer,, about- July 1.
: Local cotton ll 1-2 cents.
New Yor? ?C?tt?n.
Open. High. Low. Close.
Jin . ; .lt? 87 11.91 11.87 11.87
March . .,18.19: 12.20 12.18 ?6.1<>
May . . .12,48 12.44 18,38 12.89
July . . ,12.66 12,60 12.54 12.66
Oct . ^..12.30 12,32 12.24 12.20
; Spot? 12,10.
L?rerpoo? Cotton? .
Jan-Feh .. .7.42 7.49
M?r-?pr .. .V .. .. ; .7.49 ?>36
May-June. ,.7,29 TM
' Spots 7.88.1
THERE IS NOW TOTAL OF
34 LODGEp WITHIN
NONE EOFb 1V1?RDER j
All of Them Arrested on Minor
Charges-Two Georgia Ne
groes Coni (hilted.
Al though it haa bo^h: only a short
time Binco the last term of criminal
court when tho ;jai?~ waa practically
cleared of -prisoners^itt.is now full
e^aln. Yesterday morning there" were
25 pris on om in the cells and the nine
negroes placed in there yesterday af
ternoon mn de a total of 34: Of this
number ll nro white.
Strange ' to state/ noue of these
prisoners are charged With mprder,
all of tliem being , placed in jail' . on
minor charges. Seldom it is that 34
prisoners aro placed . in jail in .one
county when. none of- them are accus
ed of murder.
Deputy Sheriff Williams and San
dors h:ivc pieced George Jones- and
Jehu S??wers, two negroes, in Jail,
charged with being Implicated in? .tho
stealing of last (Saturday in : wSiIch
John and Jim Ashworth aro ?aid to
bave been t*nguged.: It appears that
these negroes did moat of the- stealing
and the two white men carried? tho
articled off in their? buggy; > Depu
ties Sanders and Williams went to
QaoTgia to look for some of the stolen
goods and io ural harness, InprObea,
whlpo, etc., which had. been- tajeen off
V^e still hare a few; Cl;
They are going fast, so
day. Gladden someone's
li ever so $ma??. Giving
world Bright. Wh*t a da
cRd not give and receive j
Of course t
But we want the lac
sure that in our stor
seeking and the kin
So for the conv
men we provide the
priate and practical
will greet with the s
You'll find the 1
If it s a man's g
j by these men, it is said. While in
I Georgia they arrested the two negroes
for being implicated in tho a hair.
Squire Noni and Tom Neal, negroes,
?were arrested yestorday by Sheriff
Ai-ii ley near Starr, on the charge of
; being drunk and disorderly on pub
lic highway. They haye been re
leased on -?26 bond each.
Will-Reames, a negro, 'was y or, ter
day placed in jail on charge of bur
glary. It is said that he confessed to
stealing some things from a negro
If the claims sets up by the German ;
| chancellor that his country, sixteen-,
! and a half months after tb? beginning '
of the war, has war munitions, food,
cotton and all other commodities in
abundance, the conclusion follows, in
the light ot helplessness of the Ger
man fleet, that German prescience^
sagacity and statesmanship failed ut
terly . In spending the money of the
Gorman people in the creation of a
naval establishment for offensive pur
Buggies and Carnage? For
We have just received a shipment
of New Buggies and Carriages come
[and get your Christmas Buggy and
[Carriage. Prices right.
. J. S. FOWLER.
make your ptstthase?, to
i heart :'vd^>VttH?^.pp:^^
doe? much lo make this
iii Xmas it would be t? .we
he men will
nt the ladies, tob
to appeal to tl
lies to know us just as we 1 and to feel
e they'll find the kind of j if ts they're
id of service that make! Christmas
- . 'Ai ? ? i? -*
enience of both the ladies and the
accompanying list of useful, appr.o
men's gifts---gifts that J every man
ipirit of sincere appreciation.
?elpful "gift list" at the tide of this
;ift-get it at the man's!
Give Useful Gifts
j |fl| .'. I )??:? ..? - ||??I?? ? j
Let your gift be of an.enduring, serviceable nature; a Jewel
Range or Heater/Coal Vases, Shot Guni-or. Rifle,..Kitchen
Utensils of . Aluminum, Cort?e Pots, Tea Pots, Serving .Dishes,
Carving Sets, Cutlery, Pocket Knives, Scissors, Razors, Fire- ?j
less Cookers, Steam Cookers, Oil Stoves, Wagons, Veloci
pedes, Automobiles, Food Choppers, Flash Lights, Mops and
any other one of hundreds of practical gifts usually found in a
Practical gifts such as these serve to remind the recipient of
the giver many months to come.
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Specials on ?le?n?rs
Four Cans of Spotless; Cleakner,' wfe??h clcaw? anytfelrtg;
\vi^?? One', t&fj?ct'fiihip Winw ?vr?gul?ng .- an*Lui?li?i?si - ?S?ss
&XI? cit Melolf?f Valli One Jilt y 3irK3?i riwi Ali ?vV cc^?;.
Seven boxes or cafei of either. Go?d?/r%P,?d Washing,
Powder, or White Flag Laundry Soap (or you may take,
them mixed) for 2$ ??r.Ss.
T?wse Special prices ?rc- gacwl ??'4&Ue cn*
present itods ted*;T3tt*fc''Wfi^.M^l?- &
This week wc* ?lso'haye' Special prices o&.T??v-'??b?
and Spices/ Money saved ls money made, Phone 23.