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TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS TO
BE EXTENDED ON KAY
STORE ROOM ON E.
WILL BE OCCUPIED
?Vii. J. E. Clinkscales Announced
Yesterday That Lease Had
Been Signed-Mean J Much
Mr. .lillian K. Cllnkttcales an
nounced yoi.-terday Unit he had lease'!
?ii* store ronni on the casi shh- of iii?
Willare to I'*. II. Woolworth ii Co.,
ami (hut h would he orren pl cd hy this
concern aller August Iii of Chis ye ir.
Tuc Kimi of $10,000 1M lo he expended
ii rimodcHiiK and enlarging 'he
.?lori' room, which ls now occupied liv
Mr. Albert W. Kay, and whoso leas"
expires in June.
Mr. fl. M. Miller, locate:- of stores
for the Woolworth company, was
In Anderson last week to confer with
Mr. (Minksenlet'. It became prac
tically certain at that time that IIIF
company would open n storo here,
bul Mr. Clinkscales refused to give
anything to the press until ho was
sun? that tho contract hud been clos
ed. Yesterday he received word from
I ?isl rici Manager Hermits that every
thing was all right, and that tho con
tract bad only to he approved by the
main ofllc?a in New York.
Aa I? generally known. P. \V.
Woolworth & Co., aro the owner? of
a chain Off Ivo and ten cent store J
which number 886, and also owner?
of tho Woolworth building In New
York, tho tallest building in the
world, und which Itself is world
fanions. Tills corporation ls one of
tho largest In tho country and anv
city will boast of having ono of their
stores. Anderson will bo tho fin ii
city in South Carolina to have one
of these stores, the other four bollix
located In Greenville, Spartanburg,
Columbia and Charleston. Tho fact
that Anderson 'las been selected aa a
lona lion for ono of tho Woolworth
Morea sneaks very highly for the con
sideration lt is given by largo inves
. Mr. Clinkscaic-5 stnted yesterday
that a tan year IcaHo hud been signed
and that hu would spend $10,000 in
remodeling tho old building. A com
pleto and attractive brick front will
Im put. and the interior completely
renovated. The building will OIBO he
enlarged by completing the structurr
back to MdDuflle street. Tibs wi?!
give a storo room 2fi0 feet long,
running from thu east side of tho
ttquar'e to McDuffle Btreet.
Work of remodeling will begin in
June, as soon as Mr. Kay's* lease e\
plics. and will bo completed in time
for the building to bo occupied hy I
Monday and Tuesday
10c each, 3 for 25c.
I Pant's Book Store
"THE ADOPTED BAliY"
BEATING FATHER TO IT
2 Keel Comedy.
- "llrlghtest Spot lo Town*?
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Betty Nansen *
"SHOULD A MOTHER
BETTER KIND OP MOVIES
ni ??"*?.* ? i : i i MI
LETTER TO AGENTS
HE SAYS THAT COMPANIES
COULD OPERATE, BUT
Says Companies Will No} Be De
nted Righi to Combine as
.'lint 'I'.ey Won't' ls a suitable title
for a letter I huvo received from In
surance Commissioner Mcmaster,"
stated one of the local fire insurance
agents yesterday. "He seems tr.
think that the word 'wont' ls the
cause of all the present trouble."
Copy o? Letter.
The fol ?owing is a copy of Mr. Mc
"There aro about a dozen stock
companion now doing agency busi
ness lu the state. The withdrawing
stock companies could ?lo hiislreBS
Just as well under the law a< the
companies which are here, but I1 ey
"Tlie withdrawing companies could
help their old agents and persistent
policyholders by taking renewals
through their foi mer agents as brou
ers, without the companies subject
ing themselves to -tho law o? the
state, but they wont.
"Tiio withdrawing companies
could take reinsurance from the com
panies now hero and the sUktit'on
would be much relieved, but :'uey
' The withdrawing companies could
w ihhold their disapproval (and the
consequences) and thus permit the
staidly reinsuring companies doing
business with the companies now liera
ind tlie situation would be mud.l re
lieved, but they wont.
"Thirty of tho withdrawing com
panies forming the Factory Insurance
association, which is by name ex
empted from tho law, could continuo
that form of insurance and flint would
bo snino help, but they wont.
"The withdrawing companies will
not do but incas here, and no oilier
companies closely allied wi'Ji them
.viii do business here.
'T.'sgaraless of what may be tho
law? of other states, the fire in
mrance companies' which havo with
trawn from South Carolina are de
ermtned they will npt bo denied the
sower to combine SB to rutcB and they
"efuso to permit tho stato to have
iny revisory. power over those rates.
There are a few incidental conten
ions, but ttoey auteuil, to nothing, und
:he eise is stated In the preceding
"Thereiforo unices tho law ls re
pealed South Carolina must take
:aro of herBeli, with the aid of the
Insurance organizations now ?toing
justness here. In my opinion, these
irganlzatlons will scarcely be able to
ak? care or the best Insurable risks
Which are protected by municipal wa
erworka. Property not so protected
mist be Insured otherwise, and I see
io chance for UIIB except in mutual
L'ompanies. Bvcry tl.inking IndHvi
lual knows that each class of pro
perty must or should pay Its own fire
osaes, whether the insurance be In a
dock company or In a mutual. Thero
s no prospect of organizing many
"The agents who havo lost their
companies throughout the state
should bo able to organize mutual
:ompnnies to meet this absoluto de
mand better i'.ian any one else.
"The way is clear "
WILL BULB DEPOT
Work on C. & W. C. Freight Depot
Will St ?rt Soon.
As has been stated through the
press on several previous occasions,
the Charleston & Western Carolina
Railway company is to build a new
freight depot in Anderson, the ap
propriation having already been made.
?nd yesterday lt was announced that
work would begin wiOhin tho next two
weeks. The building is to bc located
on the company's property on South
Main street nod will be 00 feet wide
and ?bout SOO feet long, the roof tn
bo of terra cotta or slate. Approxi
mately $40,000 will be expended.
MEETING WOMEN'S CHICLES
To He Meld on Wednesday Afternoon
ot Different Hones.
The Women's circles of St. John's
church will meet Wednesday after
noon at 4 o'clock tn the following
Eastern--Mrs. W. L. Rrlssey.
Wo?.tern -Mrs. Joe W. ?vans.
Central-Mrs. j. w. S peake.
Southern-<Mrs. J. B. Humbert."
River Street-Mrs. John Wall.
Northern-Mrs. Will Wallace.
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Let us make your Easter Soft.
1 JJ., i ., I.. !-' vines fe
CIT M PRIMAI
GOVERNING RULES ADOPT
ED AT MEETING OF EX
j VOTERS REQUIRED
I Very Little Difference in Rules of
Two Years A go-Regulations
Should Be Read By All
The approaching city primary for
j Andersen will he hold on Tuesday.
.Muy IG, tilla matter having been de
rided yesterday afternoon ut a meet
ing of the city executive committee,
when rules to govern"1 ?ho primary
election were adopted. The meeting.
wu3 held at 4::IU o'clock in the office
of i e chairman, Mr. G. Cullen Cul
The most significant change in thc?
rules from those in uso two years
ago is in the'fact thut the enrollment
on tho club rolls must be made in
person, this rule being made to con
form with those adopted by the Demo
cratic party and later adopted in'o
law by the South Carolina legisla
ture. Till? does not mean that new
club roll books will be made un. The
com m it tee as decided to use thu
same roll books tha't were- used In the
state and country primary election
two years ago, and it will only he
necessary for those who have moved
to the city since that time and those
who have moved from one ward lo
another, and also those who have been
affected by the changing of the
boundaries of Wards-and-. As
soon UH t.:ese books- are located, the
names of the secretaries from the
different wards, who will have Char g ?
of them, and the places where they
can be found, will be announced.
The committee decided to have the
primary election carly since, if this
were the case, lt would be over and
out of tile way before the state and
county politics begin to demand so
Rules F-or City Primary.
T.ie following is a copy of the rule.*,
to cover tho primary elections for
11? 1G as adopted by the executive com
mittee yesterday afternoon:
Unies lo rover City Primary Eler
fions for IOU}.
He lt resolved by the Democratic
executive committee of the City ol
Anderson as follows:
j 1. That a pvilmary election bc
[held In the city of Anderson on Tu.
?day, May IGth, nineteen hundred and
[sixteen, from eight o'clock a. m.. un
tll four o'clock p. m., for the pur
pose or nominating candidates from
tho Democratic party for the follow
ing ?nices, to wit: For a mayor f r
Bold city, and for an alderman for
said city from each of the six wari'
of said city.
2. That each of Ve els ward.; ol
said city shull constitute a vot'ng
club district, and tho voting place ?;'
wards' ono to five, Inclusive, shall lie
In tho court house and thc vitia.:
place of Ward Six chal? b? at Roller
iHcidquart'jrs adjoining Chappell'*
ii. The managers of election fer
tho several ward club- districts sia'l
bo elected by the city executive Com
mittee, if any manager Shall fal5,
or refusn, to servo thu c*.airman of
tho city executive committee mry a;j-'
point a substitute. The manageri.
before opening the polls, shall take
and sign the following oath: "We do
solemnly swear that we will conduct
this election according to law and
the rules of the party, and will allow
no person to vote whose name is not
regularly enrolled In thia club, and
we wlli not assist any voter to pre
pare hil ballot and will not advise
any voter us to how ho should vote
at t'.ls election.". Said managers
shall Immediately aftor counting the
votes cast at the several voting dis
tricts, put the ballots and their poll
ing lists and ballot sheet's in their
I respective ballot boxes and seal ard
lock said boxes and immediately de
liver the'same to the chairman of the
city executive committee.
4.. The city executive committee
shall meet in the ol nee of the chair
man at 5:30 o'clock, p. m., on said
election day for tri? purpose of tab
ulating and declaring the results.
Said committee shall declare any can
didate who may receive a majority
of all the votes cast for the Office fer
which he ia a candidate duly nomi*
nated far euch office; and it "no can
didate receive a majority of all tiie
votes cast then anld executive com
mittee shall declare the two .highest
aa the candidates for such office in
ff?e aecond primary.
r>. A second primary. If one should
be necessary, shall be hold on Tues
day May 23rd. 101?. within the same
houra and at the same places and
with tho same managers and subject
to the same rules? as are provided for
In the first primary.
' 6. In the event of protests or con
tests notfeo thereof- shall be filed
with tho ei.airman of Fas? city execu
tive committee within twenty-four
houra ?fter said executive commit
tee nas announced the results of sahl
elections: and said executive com
mittee shall .hear and determino the
housand this week. Prep
ult if you are disappointe
>r main crop.
IY TO BE
same with all convenient speed.
7. All candidates for any of said
otllce.c shall .on or before twelve
o'clock noon on Tuesday .May 2nd,
191??, file a written pledge with the
chairman of said executive commit
tee to lin- effect t'.at lie will abide
tlie r? suits of said el? ?tions and sup-?
? port tin- nominees thereof, and shall
pay Iiis assessment as fixed by said
committee io thc secretary and treas
urer ?-f the committee. Only such
person.v as comply herewith shall be
permitted to h . candidates in said
primary elections. Provided tliar af
ter the time tor filing raid pledges
and before the close of either of such
elections, s ould any candidate die.
lt shall be the duty of the city exe
cutive committee to ?flo;.I opportuni
ty fur the entry ol' oilier candidates
lor tiic o!lice involved. If sue' death
occur less than ten days 1 .lore a
primary election, the balloting for
said ellice shall not Ix? al tim suc
ceeding primary election, but at. such
time and under ; neb rules aa may
be fixed by said committee.
S. No poison shall be allowed to
enroll ou a club list as hereinafter
provided or cote at said primary elec
tions inless he ls 21 years of age or
Is .all become so before the succeed i ni;
general municipal election for the
City of Anderson, is a citizen of Hie
1'nlted States and the State of gou?h
Carolina, has resided In the stale two
years and in the county of Anderson
six months prior to tile said gener.il
municipal election ami in the ward
club district sixty days prior to i lie
first primary election provided for
herein: provided, That public school
teacher.?, and ministers of the (losp;>l
in charge of a regular organized
cV.ure.lt and Federal employees from
this State shall be exempt from ?he
provisions of this section as to resi
dence ls otherwise qualified; Provid
ed, further, that if any person other
wise 11 na I i :'ied remove from a ward
club district within sixty days prior
to the suid first primary election he
may vote in the ward club district In
Which he previously resided if enj
rolled on the club lists of the latter
district before t.;e cloting thereof i?s
herein provided. The Democratic
club rolls of the six wards In said 1
city shall be kept open for the en
rollment of those otherwise qualified
under these rules and the laws or this
State Ki vote at said primary elee- |
Hons until five days before the first
primary election when they shall be
closed and delivered to che chairman
of tiiis conn,ii;tee, and may then be
Inspected, revised and corrected I?
this committee. If not already en
rolled ns hereinafter recjuircd. each
applicant for enrollmeut on any of
sahl club rol,3 shall in person wrl.'e
his name and immediately thereafter
his age, occupation, the name of the
street and the nuiubet of the housv? in
which he resides. If the name be ille
gible, the secretary of any such club
shall write the name beneath the sig
nature of t'ue applicant. If the ap
plicant cannot write he may mali'
I lils nuuk upon thc roll which, shill
be witnessed by the secretary of sue!'
club or any other person then having
the custody thereof and tho secretary
shall fill In the other requirements
aforesaid. After being certified to
by the chairman and secretary of this j
committee said club roll3 shall be-?
como the ofllcial democratic club
rolls for said elections and shall be
delivered to the respective managers !
thereof before the opening of the
polls as the official polling lists for
said elections and only those person*
otherwise qualified and properly en
rolled on said club rolls five days be-i
fore thc first primary election shall !
be allowed to vote nt said elections. I
Thc managers of the election shall
require every voter to take the fol
"I do solemnly swear that I am a
resident of this club district, um duly
Qualified to vote at this election liiyl
il have not voted before at this elec
tloo. " .
9. The secretary bf this committee
phall have 'prepared a sufficient num
ber of ballpts for tbs severnl wards,
each of which shall contain all the j
names of candidates for mayor and
candidates for alderman from the
several wards, respectively, with the
number of the ward designated ther?
on. The names of all candidates not
voted for rihall be erased and if any
ballot is not erased so as to clearly!
phew for whom the voter intended to
vote then tho ballot shall he reject
ed OB to such office.
Substantially tho following form of
ballot shall be used:
1 For alderman from Ward -:
"Which ahall be followed by the
names of the candidates for the sev
eral ?nices as aforesaid.
10. AH' tho niles and regulations
pf the Democratic party of fae slate
pf South Carolina which shall rot be
inconsistent With the provision t? he re
ef shall apply to these elections and
the same, shall be subject to the laws
of this state os to candidates filing
statements of expenses before and of
ter said primary election and In all
other matters relating thereto.
11. vAt said election, when the right
of a person to vote is challenged, the
managers shall place the vote so chnl
.lenged? In an envel?pe and endorse
thereon the na?t'e of voter and that of
the chai leng?n, and the person so
c. 11 al 1 engod shall bo al 1 o wed to : vote.
an,d the challenged votes shall be kent
sepa rato and apart and not counted
,but turned over to the. City executive
comm'ttee, which ?hair at its first
?are your grourcL It^ will be
d. Put out slips early and cut
FIRMAN SMITH, Seedsman
These Beautiful Spring Days
Call For 'New Clothes
New clothes to scores -yes, to
hundreds-suggeSt-Parker & Bolt,
the One Price Clothiers.
You can't go wrong here-we
guarantee every . garment, its
tailoring, its fabrics, its fit and its
style to be right.
Over 20 years experience study
ing clothes for Anderson men
A pattern for every taste-a suit for every man-in which
he'll look his best- 1
$10, $15, $18.50, $20,
$22.50, $25 and up
meeting after either of sahl elect looa
?lear all objections to auch votes' and
when no person appears to sustain in
objection made at the polls the
ballot shall be removed from the
envelope and mingled with the regul
ar ballots' and counted, but where the
challenger appears or produces wit
nesses in support of the challenge
then tho committee shall proceed to
hear and determine the question. ?
12. lEoch of the candidates for 1
mayor is hereby assessed $lf? and
each of the candidates for alderman
$7.50 to defray the expenses of sahl
G. Cullen Sullivan,
J. S. Acker, Chairman.
Lecture nt iilgii Point.
The Rev. Province, pastor of Shady
Grove Baptist church will lecture at
High Polot school house Saturday
night. April 8. Beginning at 7:30
o'clock. The public is cordially in
vited to uttend. No admission will
Ladies, make a new ?jraw Hat
with "Colonie"-just paint it on. 1
Owl Drug Co. j
Be sure to hear the College Glee
Club in the college auditorium
next Monday evening nt 8:30.
Plenty of music and a good laugh
ir assured. Admission 25 cents.
Becomingness is Ihe keynote
and suitability the aim of good
millinery. Our great variety of
styles, shapes and sizes insure
becomingness and suitability,
at our very moderate prices.
New Sailors of all shapes
and sizes, chic little close fitting
Turbans, med:Ui.i rolling ef
fects and the still larger flaring
styles, cleverly trimmed in
scores of beautiful new effects.
New Coat Suits, New Dresses, and a large assortment of
Children's Hats and Children's Dresses just iii. We will ap
preciate the opportunity of showing you.
M. S. NIMMONS
Anderson County Fair
April S and ?
Benefit Elk's Charity Pttad
200 Local People
[Miniature County Fair, Songs, Dances,
Comedy and Specialties
Everybody else will be there. 80
Way Net Yo* i
Prices: 25c, 50c 75c and $1.00
Tickets reserved Wednesday April 6
Big Auto Parade will start from
Ij?lk'a Home at: 4 p. m. Thursday and
parade the entire town* '. .
Next to Parker & Bolt's
man who ex
periments_comes back to Firestones.
The man"of experience sticks tb Firer
stones. Graduate now. into the- exper
ienced class who enjoy .
M?ST Mi LES PERDOLLAR
See the Firestone man and find out why yob
can get this extra service ut average coat.
Automobile and Motorcycle Tires, .