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FRIDAY. APRIL 7, 1916.
And veiy often there is a lot of hot
air about tho fire-eater.
Edison probably got bis idea for a
talking machine from Congress.
A mechanical stocking darner bas!
been pcrfcotod. but we bel lt can't
hold n light to mother.
"Thank God for Wilson." exclaims
"un exchunge. And for T. H.. who
makes tm. the more thankful for WU- i
If you ;>re gotllj; lo pronounce Villa
Veo-ynh, then cull our German frlcmi
Wtlllntn Wllholin. or our Russian \
friend by tho samo name Vladimir.
We bopu they will continuo lighting
about' Verdun indciinltoly us tba*.
name 13 so much easier'to pronounce |
. than some of those outlandish lluc
Kunstun ?vants 108 mort: nulo I
trucks to uso in tho Villa t-huue. Wu
hopo Villa will never bo allowed to|
know what cxponso he ls putting lils j
lt ls announced that forty Zeppe
lins may raid England at one time in
tho near future. Nurses will please
take noticu and -keep tho babies In
pro.cc ted places.
The automobile may 'ord it ovor ibo |
horno on highways of travel but the
faithful beasts have shown their un
disputed mastery OL tho situation in j
tho chnso of Villa.
'With tho return of ?pring In the
north our esteemed friends, the roads
scholars, familiarly known as "Sons
ot Rest," will soon be among us on
their way back ;o postures green.
.-. Bro. W. W. S m o uk of the Press and
' Standard is a candidate for mayor of '
Wal ter boro, and as yet ls unopposed.
Our adrice to Bro. Smoa'c Is to never
trouble .trouble until trouble troubles
hun. < >
1 -?~- .
.' :y*t'* ' .Ti--.- i'fir* '. * ' ,\ . f . t ?'. - *
? The immigration law now pending
, in congress .establishes "constitution
al phyc h op atti Ic Inferiority" as a
ground for the exclusion of allens,
lt's a: baffling' phrase, but New York
Ita? discovered what lt means. It is
^nrttH^ttonalj psychoj^thlc Inferpr-.
ont A BMI' A h"HOPI, A M;H
The most obvluuH military lesson
luughl hy the experience of our sol
diers in Mexico has Leen the need of
I good aeroplanes. Our army aviators
themselves seem to deserve no crlt
cism; they have done well, with the
equipment they were provided with.
Hut that equipment provea to have
been Inelllciunt even for such a com
paratively small campaign us our
punitive expedition ha? undertaken.
The aeroplanes at Hie disposal ol'
tin? urmy were untitled for the task.
Scouting duty in northern Mexico re
quires aircraft with powerful en
gines, to enable them to take the high
altitudes, climbing easily over the
mountain tops and bucking the shift
ing air currents that prevail in that
region. The planes provided lacked
the necessary power. Thus their
usefulness was limited, the aviators
themselves were exposed needlessly to
peril from Hying low. making easy
murks for snipers, and from frequent
forced landings in a wild, broken
The defect is now being remedied.
!: might have been remedied during
the long months while the army was
encamped along Ute Mexican border,
with just such a campaign in pros
pect. Fortunately there have thus fal
been no disastrous results. The par
tial failure of our aviation corps will
he worth while if it points thc way to
genuino aerial preparedness, on seale
demanded by modem war methods, in
both our arm; and navy.
MO PO KKK Hilt ( MINA
An edict ngalnst poker has been
promulgated lu ('binn. The great
American game ls hanncd on tho
ground that "it is likely to upset thc
morals of the Chinese."
This will seem to many American
citizen* a bitter blow, coming from
the "heathen Chinee" who ls, of all
men living, the most natural and in
veterate gambler, and who has never
boen regarded In America as exem
plifying a particularly high stundard
of morals anyhow. To find that China
still permits her native fun-tun. while
burring what a New York Judge re
cently defended as "a gentleman's
gamo of chance"-lt l3 too much.
No doubt, though, the Chinese gov
ernment ls serious about lt. Tho
Chinese government ls serious about
everything. And lu the matter of
mornl reform, it has some really no
table achievements to Its credit. There
Is the opium trafile, for exumple. Our
own state and national governments
aro now trying to restrict and regu
late the use of opium and its products
in tills country, with a view to its
abolition except for strictly medical
purposes. China beat tm to that re
form by many years. And as if to
rub it in, she has been complaining
that, aa she eliminates opium, wc ure
undoing her beneficent work by de
luging China with American cigaret
tes. What can you do with a country
that takOd Its reforms so seriously as I
TOO III S Y TO JOIN A KM Y
Prosperity and military recruiting
don't seem to go together. In spite
of tho strenuous efforts made by re
cruiting officers rocontly to lill up tho
tanks of thu army, their efforts aro
loss fruitful than they were a year
ago. Thero ls a picturesque Mexican
campaign now to stimulate Interest,
There Is moro honor for tho soldier's
pr' ' jslon. And yet word comos from
nearly every ucction of the country
that eligible mon, while manifesting
neath mic Interest In military matters,
are extremely reluctant to enter the
In thc whole metropolitan district
of New York, for instance, Including
Jersey City, the earnest effort of the
recruiting agents during the mouth ai
March results d In only 238 enlist
ments, against 430 in the same month
last year. Thc proportions in many
otho! cities, outside of Chicago, have
bili about tho same. Chicago, for
borne reason or othor, ?a always the
most productivo source of army and
Tho explanation given is that today
tho eligible men have good jobs, and
don't want to give them up for jobs
that don't pay so well and don't ad
vance thom atong the lines of any
permanent clvil-ltfo occupation. It
Isn't likely-unless a war crisis comes
--that the army and navy can be re
cruited to tho strength called for by
the-new preparedness measures with
out added Inducement In the form of
better pay and facilities tor occupa
THE ONLY SAFE Bl'LE
When the German-American Alli
ance of New Jersey met in conven
tion at Elisabeth, the. delegates were
welcomed by Mayor M ra vi ag, horn In
Austria, who gave them this advice:
"If you plan to criticise thc adnilii-j
ititralioii, do KO only UM Americans. I
Vern have no .' u to c ri t loise any j
policy that you may believe works?
to lb? disadvantage of Germany il j
thai policy ls beuelicial lo the United
ll was excellent advice, although;
the convention fulled to follow lt. Thc
tule given by Mayor Mravlug is the
only sale one for any American citi
zen, native or foreign born, who reels
keon sympathy with any European
lu every case involving our foreign
policy, toe primary question is, "Will
tim; bi nufil the United States'.'" It
it will, the matter should be consid
It ls proper enough tor any citizen
to make any personal sacrifice he
feels like making In behalf of the for
eign country he sympathizes with.
Bul when il comes to demanding the
?..arrilice of American rights, Ameri
can lives. American property, for til o
advantage of any foreign country, thc
individual citizen is going too far. if
his own sense of loyalty to tho Unit
ed Mates does not Impel him to pul
the welfare of America ahead of all
other considerations, a sense of fair
ness should Impel him to recognize
thal bo has no right to speak for
an;.body but himself, or make any
(Kullunda nf anybody but those of like
mind with him.
NWATTEKS FOR SLEEPERS
A gentleman who killed thirty
HOV n ll!eu in March, on a Pullman
car, en route from Jacksonville. Fla.,
lo Chicago, writes to Dr. W. A. Evans,
former health ufll.er of Chicago and
now writer on health subjects for sev
eral newspapers, asking that be sug
gest through his column that Pullman
sleepers each be equipped with a fly
swatter. The wreck ax, says Dr.
Evans, ia needed only at long Inter
vals. A fly swatter is needed every
trip. The fly swatter rack should he
alongside the ax rack.
That trains transport flies and mos
quitoes Frequently and for long dis
tances is known to many people. It
is also true that one of the great dif
ficulties in thc Canal Zone has been
with the mosquitoes brought in by
trains. Cattle trains attract them,
and so do dining-cars. Almost every
train coining into u northern station
from a wanner cllmnte brings in its
fly passengers as well as Its human
ones. Some of these undoubtedly die
of cold before they cun do much dnm
age. But there aro always a few that
find warm cracks to bide in. walting
opportunity to Increase-the Hy popu
lation! If every passenger who sees
q, fly on his train would kill hun. some
of thin trouble would ba avoided.
And. needless to add. If everyone
who secs a Hy anywhere In April
would kill him. much of the country's
disease would dlsappeur.
Weather Forecast-Fair Friday:
Saturday probably showers.
Mr. Harry A. Orr left yesterday af
ternoon for Jacksonville. Fla., whero
he will attend a meeting of thc execu
tive committee of tho National Elec
tric hight association. Mr. Orr was
elected vb:?-presldent of this associa
tion nt its annual meeting In Ashe
ville last summor.
The many friends of Mr. W. .L.'
'Jackson, Anderson's fire chief, will
bc glad to learn that, be ls getting
ulong fairly woll, and that If bis con
dition continues to improve, ho will
be able to lonvo thc 'hospital within
the..next few days, bc being confined
there with typhoid fever.
Tho spring holidays having ended,
Missus Latia Horton, Eleanor Frank.
Miss Ruth Brownlee, und lier guest.
Miss Jean Walker, all utudents at
Converse, returned to school yester
A meeting'of the patronesses, who
will arrange entertainment for, tho
clemson cadets during the week of
encampment, will be held within
the next few days and will
map out a list of the things to be
planned. An open air dance has been
suggested, and will doubtless be ene
of tho most entertaining features of
encampment week. Some one has sug
gested that McDudle' and Calhoun
streets be used at their intersection
for tho dance, and thia would suit
admirably, both streets being paved
with asphalt Lights could bo cosily
arranged, and with a little corn. meal,
the asphalt streets would make an
excellent dancing surface.
? o :>".?'.
'The motor car'haa been put back
Into service by tho Blue Ridge rail
way uficr being completely overhaul
ed. While (his work was being ?lom?,
a steam train was med.
Mr. I'uruell O'Uarr ot Dunwell,
lia., lias moved to Andcr.son aad lieu
accepted a position with tie- South
ern I'uhlie 1'iilitles company as mo
torman on ihe'.r city linus.
Mr. .hu- Acker of Charleston is on
a visit to iii.-; mother here. Mr. Acker'
formerly lived in Anderson, and Iiis
litany friends are glad to si e him.
A telegram received in the city yes
terday afternoon stated that Mr. lt.
S. Llgon. who went to Kelley's sanl
tnium in Baltimore, had undergone
an operation and that lie withstood it
all right. The telegram stated that
he was gt tiing along as nicely as
'.mild be expected.
Kev.? Andersoninna realize the many
things that are before them within thu
j next few weeks. This city will, be
! ginning April 2:5, have a .series of im
? portant happenings such as have nev
er-happened in succession before. On
Sunday, April 23.-the Baptist .Minis
ters conference and the Touchers'
Training school will start in tho
First Baptist church and will las!
through live days. This will bring to
Anderson ?01114* of thc most prominent
Baptists workers in the south, and
hundreds koi other visitors. This is
thc greatest behool of its kind ever
held In the state. On thc Monday
following, tho Clemson -cadets will
come to Anderson for a week's en
campment, so both the encampment
and the tabling school will be herc
al tho banie time. On Saturday, April
??X, tho day after thc training school
closes and thc same dny that thc
cadets leave, thc chautauqua begins
and will last for one week. Follow
ing close upon tills will be the meet
ing of the Federation of Women's
clubs of the state, which will bring
about "iOO delegates to Anderson. One
can see by tho above outline of the
events to come, thut Anderson peoplo
will have to be up and doing in order
to moot what ls before them.
"The little Item printed lu The In
telligencer Thursday about the T>uy
at home' campaigns in other cities ls
ulrlpht." said a p*f alnont banker
yesterday, "but lt B" mid not be nec
essary to conduct sltcli a campaign.
Every person in Anderson should
have large enough interest In the wel
fare, of his community to do his buy
ing at home. The stores of th's city
are particularly enterprising and np
t?ldate and they cnn supply all thc
needs of the people.""
A beautifully crocheted center piece,
tho handiwork of Miss Jessie May
Dobbs, of Orrvllle. which wlis dis
played In one of tho large show win
dows at tho Bee Hive Thun lay at
tracted much favorable cttontion. It
was made of Columbia crochet col
ton, which this Arva sel'.s In unusually
large qt-untlties. and waa of a very
. Messrs. J. C. Kennedy and F. E.
Alexander, composing Anderson's lat
est real estate linn. Kennedy &. Alex
ander, promlS3 to liven np things
somewhat in trading circles. Both
of those gentlemen have had consid
cablo experience in this Une and aro
enthusiast ir In their belief that An
derson real estate affords ono of the
soundest Investment known.
Murchhnn-ks fi. Babb, tho North
Main street jewelers, who some weeks
ugo arranged a special sale of attrac
tive wares taken from their regular
IIUOB for .Saturdays' selling announce
that they ae very much pleased with
the results obtained. "In fact." ro
trta/ked Mr. Babb Thursday, "we are
so well pleased thal wo have decided
lo make Uioso Saturdoy Salea a reg-'
ular fenture of our business and will
Pavo something special every Satur
"Dust, as it shifts nbnut tho street
in millions of parteilos." said one of
Anderson's tidiest shopkeepers ns ho
was'arranglng his stock early Thurs
day morning, "does not have a very
harmful uppear?nco, yet when you po
to looking into the nature of it this
same dust takes on a far different as
pect. What makes up dust? A little
of everything ls ono.answer, and one
that comes pretty near to the truth,
especially that dust found about tho
streets of a town or city. In Its par
ticles- will be found considerable
dried sputum and other germ breed
"Dust iii rooniB ia often quite for-,
bidding, containing specks of abraded
skin; mold spores particles of clothing :
and fur tnt tu re and foods. Often all
the evils of street dust are* added to
?this mixture.. If there Is lokness, es
pecially of a contagious or infections
?nature, the germs of.the disease win
?appear In the air unless due care ts
taken. While these germ's in the air
rre not necessarily 'Harmful, yet
heavy accumulations of thom on fruits
or foods are liable to-provo a serious
menace to health. ' v
"Thus tho necessity of guarding all
food* from dust an,d -street flUb."
These suits are on the square,
Wc could ni? a column with
good points-but you wouk
time to read it.
Kowevcr. in five minuses vc
>ou thc superiority of these
thc average suits at this price
You know our $15 line is o
bies. If this is your price,
ASKS POLICE FOR
A NIGHT'S LODGING
At'.unti. April C.-With an elry.t
weeks-old baby clasped tightly in her
anns, a young g rl of eighteen, weak
and tired, cautiously opened tUv side
door In the station sergeant's affine
at police headquarters' Tuesday night,
stared silently at several big police
men for a moment and asked if she
might obtain a room fer the night.
Sae wore a pla! nblue skirt, a white
waist, and was bareheaded. The i.i
faat willoi wai olecplng at the limo,
was scantily clad. "It's my baby,'
cried the young woman, 'and I want
some place to sleep tonight and I'M
tell you all about it in the merg
Turnkey Tom Uayno escorted her t/>
the matron's ward on the second floor
and Wednesday morning she told a
all about it.
Her name is- Mrs. W. If. Vlnso nar.d
the child is named KJra May. Thc
father of the infant, a cruel, meat
man, according to the young w'fe, de
serted, ber in Macon several weeks
.tgo. and she. is now in Atlanta to trv
tu depose of the Infant because fe v
unable to properly tal'c care of it.
"I want' to give my child to '-nv*
one who'll late care of it for ma"
sobbed Mrs. Vinson Wednesday mor?;
lng. "She's thc sweetest baby in UM
world but I'd rather give her up than
to keep her myself and not bc able
<o give he-- food and clothes."
Call Officer Wcyniuu Anderson wry.
one of the v'sltors In the matron's
ward Wednesday and seeing the worn,
ragged fiarmonts in which t'o child
was clothed went promptly to a De
catur street store r.ml nurehased al'
sorts of clothes and told Mrs. Hear.l
Mic matron to "see that the child got
something to wear." Mrs. Hsard ct
out her needle and began to wer1.?*.
Mrs. Vln&on talked freely sbchit ber
affairs. She was mirr.'ed In Macon oho
said, when sho was sixteen.
\ Kinny INVASION
Pittsburgh, April 6-Speaking to a
council of scout masters of tho Boy
Scout movement hore last nig'U. John
H. Phillipa state game commissioner,
sounded a warning from what ls term
ed an Invasion of robins.
Mr. Phillips said tho woods and
fields of this entlro section "wore filled
with more rob"ns than he lind ever
seen at this season before and unies-,
mulberry and other trees were planted
to give them food they would attack
fruit trees and become an expensive
-nui&ance. Robins are protected by
a state law and havo ranldly .increnc
ed, while the -trees upon w*.oso fruit
they formerly fed. have gradually dis
appeared as the forests wore cut down.
Local market 12 cents.
. New York Colton.
Open. High. Low.
May . . .11.81 11.93 11.80
July . . .11.99 12.10 11.97
Oct . . .12.15 12.27 12.13
Deo . . .12.32 12;43 12.29
ti. Y. spots 12.05.
May-June ... .. ".. ...7:39 7.46
July-Aug .. .-. .. I. ..7.38 7.44
R. D. Cleveland, SQQ, of former
President Cleveland, president of tho
freshmen class at Princeton Unlversl
tty. ? ;^ ? ?
Should you wish to pay a little more or a lit
tle less you ?'ill find us thoroly prepared to
take care of your wants.
B-O-E suits are too good to be lift?ted to
one price, they're $10, $12.50, $15, $18,
And every detail of your dress is carefully
watched ever here.
details of their
1 not take
i cari prove to
ne of our hob
wg meet with
Spring oxfords that win the heart arid com
fort ?he feet of every wearer. A special
value Snow oxford at $3.50 you'll want to
know about. It's in black or tan, button or
lace as you prefer. Other styles ?$3.50
Hats th'tt tlic season demands, and in thc
quality yr;? like to gci for your money.
Stetson's ot ?3.50 to $5, Evan3 Specials at
$2 and $3.
Shirt*, collars, hose and everything you wish
"The SI ere with a Conscience'