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ESTABLISHER- I KOO
Published every murninR exce>t
Monday by The Anderson Inteliigcn
ccr nt 140 West Whltner Street, An-j
derson, s. c.
SEM-VTE E K LY I STE LUCIE Sf CE K
Published Tuesday? mid fridays
L. il. O-LENX.. Editor and Manager.
Entered as second-class mattet
Ali.il -8. 1011, nt thc post otllcc as
Anderson, South Carolina, under tb?
Act of Marc!) ::. 1ST'.?.
ASSOCIATED I'RESS DISPATCH KS
ML MI-IV KHK I. Y
One Year.11 "-'?
Tu- intelligencer l< delivered hy
r irrior in tho city.
Look at tho printed label oa your
paper. The datn thereon shows tvhnti
tho subscription expires. Notice date
iiinl label carefully, and if not correct
phase notify us at once.
Subscribers desiring tho address of
their paper changed, will plea.-*) stato
in their communication both the dd
and new addresses.
To insure prompt delivery, com
plaints of non-delivery in tho city
of Anderson should he made to the
Circulation Department before 0 a. rc
and a copy will bo sent nt once.
All checks and draftB should 1 e
drawn to The Anderson Intelligencer.
Kater, will he furnished on applica
No tf advertising discontinued ex
cept on written order.
The Intelligencer will publish brtof
and rational lottern on subjects of
general Interest when they are ac
companied by tho names and ad
dresses of Hie authors and are not ot
i n defamatory nature. Anonymous
i-onitnunlontionn will not he noticed
Itejrcted manuscript.-, will not bo ro
In order to avoid delays on account
of pcrnnnnl abcence, letters to Tho
Intelligencer intended for publication
should not bc addressed to uny Indi
vidual connected with tho paper, but
simply to The Int?lli?oncer.
UESDAY, APRIL l?. 1916.
' Pexu.._.AVaau .. Loan.--Headline.
Isn't lt about time that Villa was
Crinea bas come to be a daily diet
with your Uncle Snm.
Germany wants peace but wants to j
say how she shall have Vt.
"We need moro feet," says a writer.
Must bo a press agent for a lea.luv
. o - .
It ls a whole lot easier to forgive
?u?i- enemy ir you nave licked him
than If ho has licked you.
Let ?B hopo that those who partici
pate In the Shakespeare celebration
. ; will not bring in tho Bacon.
The advancing cost of shoes isn't
. worrying tho small boy a particle at
.N'l^pnrticular season of the year.
WfgL ' O ? "
Teddy soys. he. will acennt the nomi
nation under certain conditions. And
he would probably got it under certain
Tho fellow-who is all pu.7c* up
I over his ancestors might not foel ac
it the old folks could rise from their
. graves and nee bim.
? O '?
Good liplomats are very desirable
* for our conntry,_but powerful coast
defense guns should be given proper
. consideration. '? '
; n ui
Thc Greenville News says snow
; fell In the upper part of that* county
. Saturday. But you notice lt was up
', In that section where they make
moonshine .liquor. ? ? '.
It ia reported that torpedo-proof
' battleships aro . being constructed.
'Like some fireproof buildings that are
. ^reproof so long aa they are not at
?"?? tacfold.'by fire. '
~~- . -
EDITORIAL PARAGRAPHS' . ; . . ..
Tho Kaw Verfe- *tatA senate baa
. solved tho nation's military problem
by roso*Ving in favor of a regular
army of 178,000 men. Now. OB 'tho
New York World suggests, nothing re
malnn to bb done but for congress to
; ratify : tiie : decision of ?ho Albany
statesmen. And inasmuch aa .one
?x good turn deserves another, congress
'. fe ought to go ahead and pass a budget
' ? for the state of New York.
l'EHI'MTINt? Ol it COAST DKIKVSi
Tlu' fortifications appropriation bill
reported lo tho House- semi's to guar
antee thut one branch of prepared
ness, nt least, that of coast defense, ls
to be takvn cure off. Our coast de
tenaos have been declared by experts
to need far less improvement (han
tile army or navy. Their deficiencies
ure few and obvious.
It ls chiefly a iiuestton of big guns
-14-inch and lC-incli pieces able to
shool from 17 to lil milt's-to protect
our most Important harbors. Willi
them, of course, there must he provid
ed anti-aircraft guns, submarine
minos und big reserves of ammuni
tion. Tile most novel item of th IK hill
ls mi appropriation to purchase tho
wonderful invention of John Hays
I lammond. Jr., which directs and ex
ploder torpedoes by radio control.
The plan calls for the expenditure
of SS'J.OOO.OOO over a iour-yuiir period.
Por next yeur there ls to be ?pent
S22.O0O.O0O, which Js $10,000.000 wore
Ulan Inst year's appropriation. lt
isn't too much to pay for thc protec
tion gained. If any additional money
can be afforded, the public would like
to see the government provide a few
movable guns, nf the type mad'' faiv.il
ior in the European war. capable of
being transported by motor or rail to
any exposed point -dong the coast.
AHISTOt HATH WAR MKI.IKF
? ? i i
('hurlly ls ordinarily rtgurded as a
democratic virtue, even though Ameri
can millionaires huvo been giving it
a certain exclusiveness under the top
lofty term of "philanthropy." Wur
charities have beon especially demo
cratic. Itellef funds for wur-devas
tated countries have appealed to the
pockets of .the poor as well aa tho
rich, and received u penny us grate
fully as a chock for a thousand dol
Dut now war relief is to bc raised
nbovo the level of the vulgar crowd,
it is to bo made aristocratic, and even
royal. Mrs. Cornelius Vuudorbilt lins
conceived a plan worthy of the weal
thy leader of New York Boclety. She
is raising a fund of $300,000 on con
ditions thal make the contributor? a
close corporation. Tho gifts are to
consist of $10,000 each. Thus there
are te be only thirty givers. Mrs.
vanderbutit ls reported to he careful
ly distributing her $10.000 Invitations
among personal friends who. hy their
sozial standing, are rendered ellglblo
and worthy of such honor.
And honor there will bo-plenty of
it. For the money ts not to be turned
Into any common relief fund, lt is to
bo'given Into thc hands of royalty. A
personal representative of tho excln
btve thirty, perhaps Mrs. Vanderbilt
herself, is to go to Europe and for
mally present the money. In equal
portions, to the queen of England, the
czarina of Uuslm und the president
of Franco. The gift is to bo In gold.
And- here comea, the masterpiece of
cxeliuivonoBB- -each nuenn ls to re
ceive a "Hook of Cold." after thc
matiu?? u? auVivni roys? ????U?UUS,
containing tho name of each of the
810,000 benefactors of huamnlty.
And if they pull off that stunt, the
test of tho people In tho United
States, ought to chip In a dime apiece,
und present tho resulting $10.000,000
to the queen of the Belgians-without
any "Book of Silver" monkoy busi
ness, either-as evidence that America
ls still a democracy.
WOMEN AND TOBACCO
A secret of tho ages has been di
vulged by Dr. Albert H. Burr ot Chica
go, who in p. paper printed in the Il
linois Medical Journal malatains that
wemen live longrr than men, and that
the reason le, they do not use tobacco.
Dr. Burr nays that ^ho female,
though outnumbered at birth and by
Immigration,, reaches qld'age in far
greater numbers, th n a ?he malo; that
this disparity is due to cerraiu ex
Mnain MIIMIB capable of inducing
cardie-vascular presen il tty, to which
toxins the malo is obviously more
prone than the female; that the nic
otine habit answers every sp?cifica
tion of a cardiovascular toda, and is,
therefore, one of ?ho very significant
reasons why fewer men'than women
attain old age,
We are .told that the cigarette habit
la growing among women. Fortunate
ly, thia habit has not yet entrenched
itself io any extent among the women
o.f xour etty. Yet let us utte a 'timely
warning, ts thess ?5??95 wih> af? uf
ginning to look, upon the cigarette
with toleration because they think it
th favor among the .-women . of the
, (According to Dr. Burr's theory, it
you. adopt the masculine custom ot
filling your syBtem with nicotine, you
will dio off aa fas*, aa tho men do. and
thus will you loee your feminine priv
ilege ot haytat the Ia?t /word!
Weather Forecast-Fair Tuesday;
Wednesday rising temperate e.
Mr. '/.. J. Edge, secretary-elect <>i
Undersoil College, arrived in the city
yesterday. He has rented the Ramsey
uttage on the boulevard and expects
his rainily to arrive lu the city today.
As the result of au automobile
wreck Sunday afternoon about three
miles above the < liv. one mun had In
arm broken ami another had his wrist
badly sprained. A young lady riding
with them reeevled minor bruises.
They were riding in a Ford runabout
und it turned over.
"I am afraid the heall crop lias been
kilted hoon ti ve of this cold snap." stat
ed Mr. Fnrman Smith yesterday. "lx>tc
of people had planted their early
heans, and some few of them were
coming up. This will throw the crop
a lltle late." There was Home frost
yesterday morning, and some say
lhere iv ns iee on Sunday morning.
Air. A. M. Pinkston hus returned
from Atlanta. (Ja., where lie went to
purchase a lent for his show during
encampment week und which will also
he used nt other places during the
Bummer. Ile bought u tent with a
Heating cupuclty of 1,500 people. Mr.
IMnkr.ton will stage a show In Ander
Kon during that week in which lie hus
half-interest und of which he will be
manager. He stated yesterday thut
there would be 25 people In the com
pany, Including tiie orchestra, and
thut somo of them had already arrived
In tho city. Others will arrive dur
ing the week und will bo ready for
rehearsals which begin next week.
Al'.er the show plays Anderson, lt
will ,-lay in other towns, the t?nt be
The sale of thc chautauqua tickets
is not going ahead as rapidly as it
might. ,- These tickets are on sale at
the chamber of commerce, and are
t-eason ,tickets. Last year 1,000 sea
eon tickets Were subscribed for at
$2.50 each. Unless these tickets are
.secured before two days before thc
ch?uUiUi|?ti ?pOD?, they cuii??t ut
purchnsed for $2.50. Those not having
j tickets had better obtain them at
The Williumston highway was re
opened to traffic yesterday afternoon,
it being closed on .Saturday and Sun
day because of the drainage work on
Dig ?eaverdam Creek.
Dr. Clyde F. Ross stated yesterday
that the Anderson lodge of Elks would
give a dunce in tho near future to the
chaperones and others who participat
ed in "County Fair." to show 'the
lodge's appreciation of the services
Friends of Mr. Henry li. Harper uro
urging him to offer as a candidate for
nldortuan from Ward Six, and it is
possible that he will do so. Mr. Har
per is advertising manager of t?. O.
Evans & Co. and is widely known. His
decision will be awlted with Interest.
Now, since Anderson is to have a
Black? Marla, who will be tho first to
ride in it? lt ls notX)elng secured bo
fore it waa needed, and other eitlen
Cl . .....v . ...... n msO.'liaTO IIIVHI. ix 1 tur:
will* only cost 76 cents, eo that will
be a small matter, as far as the ride
itself is concerned.
Many people of the city will- thia
afternoon gp to Clemson to witness a
game of baseball .between Clemson
College add the Citadel.
TILLMAN FAVORS A
TO ?JKOTECT COTTON
(CONTINUED ON PAOE FOUR.)
not prepared to say how far this i
regulation should go. 1
Senator Tillman is not prepared to i
go into tho details, as to the amount <
of capital, rates for storing cotton', i
and. management. They are details
tb at will have to be determined loter i
H such a plan ls considered, he mid. j
Under this system ha- saya there I
would not be any likelihood of tho
abusive rates charged by the South- I
eastern Ta ri rf association. <
He ia Jn favor of tho rates t-.r s tor- <
aga being sum clent ?y lar?e to pay j
these who formed the. organisation a .'
fr. ir amount ror tue in veut ment, ano 1
hr lio vc s thir i i he arranged so that. I
the cotton'-ho era will not suffer, <
hat on -the .contrary, .benet lt from the I
plan. ? M
m ?? ?-:-- ? ' I
"Wer? Married Yesterday.
. Mr. WI I Fem -Wade Martin of Black I
Mountain. N. Cv and Miss Elizabeth I
Orubfca of Flora, township wera mar
ried In tho office of the judge of pro
bate yesterday morning.. Judge W. I
P. Nicholson .performlny thc cere- <
moor. . . x;_ ?. ' <
,v -,?']?'.'?. .'. :.;-. V- 2-1'??-. :-. r\' - :- ?;.'-. .
MR. ADOLPHUS GEISBERG
BOUGHT PRIVILEGES EN
CLEAN UP WEEK
Joint Meeting of Publicity and
Civic Committee to Dwws
More Elaborate Plans.
At a meeting of th?- publicity com
mittee nf chamber t,( commerce hohl
yesterday afternoon ai ? o'clock .Mr.
Adolphus (?olsberg secured tho con
< c'slons tu thc Clemson encampment
grounds, which means Hint he na
ni! rights to sell soft drink", lunches.
< lc Tho price paid was SOO. Since
Mr. Oelsberg has hough.* these eonce's
FlcnS, no ono else will have any right
whatsoever to sill- tilings en the
grounds, and he will be supported by
the city authorities.
After this bttk>*ncHx had hoon trans
acted, tim members of the commH
tep made a report of tho money which
hud been promised In order to false a
fund to obtain tho encampment and
found thar this amounted to $035. lt
will be necessary to secure at leavt
$800 since il will tak- $20? to pro
vide entertainment mr the cadet*.-.
Tlie members of the committee will
make a canvass within the next few
days to get the cash which has been
promised and also to raise additional
funds. Another meeting wild be
held on Thursday afternoon at which
a report will bo made of the money
After the meeting ol' Hie publicity
committee there was a Joint meeting
ot thV; and the civic, committee in
order to discuss plans for f'iean-t*p
Week, tho dates of which have already
lu on announced as being the week of
April 17. Several prizes are to be
offered, and beyond the personal
pride which will be taken in cleaning
up one'd premise's, the prizes will be
FARMER JIM SMITH
LEFT A WILL AND IT
MAY SOON "TURN UP"
(CONTLN'UKli r-Kum PAGE OWE.)
chenlcal engineer. His brother-in-law I
Jesse Tu mell, also was employed at.
limes or. thc- Smith ' estate. Dad''the
two men won a somewhat intimate
friendship of the millionaire farmer.
Turriell, who was '? party to ' the
transaction now recited hy Heard died
about-n'ne or ten years ago, and th?,
"?? Smith will was made before Tur
cell's death. Hence, ?rs ?Jr. Heard rs
calls tlie circumstances, tho will was
made about ten yea i's ago and there
was nothing secret about its-m-akins
at that time or since. Holli of these
gentlemen wltncsiad' ' the will, and
watched Mr. Smith r.'gn tho document.
N'eithtr of them, however, readsthe
will, or were made familiar with its
contents. That lt was Jim Smith's
will, however, they know frcin tho
foot that Mr. Smith told them so, and
to Mr. Hoard at least, he had dis
cussed the subject on mare than on?
occasion; certainly as* few times as
twice, cad maybe more.
The Story of the Will Just Told.
Mr. Henry Heard ls particularly
weil known throughout the enlire sec
tion of fae state where he now lives,
and In the community surrounding tho
Smith estate proportion. Among the
most prominent people there he ls
held In high esteem.
^A day or two ago, while discussing
lite Smith estate Irigation with a
ft lend of Sparts, a mutual frfend of
the late Farmer lim Smith, Mr. Heard
mentioned tho fnet that he bad wit
nessed a will made by Jim Smith, at
the Smith home in. Smlthonia, and
iii i*t thc document was signed by'.Mr
arniih before being yvjtneeseu by ."hi m -
Dclf an.i his broth?r-?n-law. From
Mr. H.eard's friend "JU? story .of the
Bmlth >ViU was leant cd. '))']
Whiten''the document' was drawn, or
by whom, Mr. Heard did not know
it least, he did not say. It was sighed
und witnessed et night, though, ill Mr.
Smith's room, or ?nice, at tho Smith
residence. ' / :
At least once ?prior to that n'ght
Mr. $mlth had told Mr. Heard ho had
fi will, and wanted him to witness it.
3n this particular night Mr. Smith
inked Mr. Heard -to come to his room
with him beff.ro going to. bed and,
an taking a se st at a table, Mr. Smith
drew out a ?egal document, ?y.???;
'This hi my will I want you to wit
\9TS it." Mr. Smith signed the docu
neht first, and the signature .was then
witnessed by Mr. Heard and Mr. Tur
;eli and was left in Mr. Smith's pos
session that night when the household
retired. - ... " }?&:'--ji <?
On probably one occasion, qr more?
titer that some mention of the wilt
fas made to Mr. Heard by Mr.
What became of the W.T* ls a mys
ery. Mr. Heard has no knowledge
>? lt,,or what di.-"rltloa ?was made
>f lt, after it had been signed > and
witnessed, but nothing subsequently
iras ever said by Mr. Smith about the
aili being, destroyed and the assump
tion on Mr. Hoard's part, therefore, ls
Ibat. lt remains in existence anti ii
?. not. improbable? as' weis-expressed
iii th? convers?t ion by Mr. Heard, luat
t will turn up sooner qr;ifttcr,x 4V,j,v,
;Tha4 Farmer Jim g nlth made a a*}!!
: hough, there ts not th? 'sllghost room
fof doubt, nccord i nstogBfcHeard. ? \
: Rex BeaeX tha notwltst studied law
IN CHASE FOR NEGRO
WHO BROKE INTO P. O.
Laurens, S. C., Anr.l 10.- Will
Grant, a negro, was brought to jail
this morning about :? o'clock by two
citizens of Waterloo, one of whom, W.
T. ('hiles, principal of the Waterloo
h'gh school led in the capture of the
negro just after lie had smashed a
window and entered the waterloo
postofiice at 1 o'clock this morning.
Mr. Chiles hoard the crash, and call
ing to his assit 'lance one or two neigh
bors, surrounded the building und cap
tured the would be robber.
GEORGIA TEACHERS MAY
THANK CLIFFORD WALKER
THAT SALARY IS PROMPT
Atlanta. April 10.-The decision of
tho United States supreme court re
cently announced (upholding Jhe con
tentions of the people of Georgia in
tho Ducktown copper case calls at
tention to the efficient services of one
cf Georgia's new otlie'als. Attorney
General Clifford Walker. AF?I?C from
dozens of capital caeos before the s ll-,
prenie court and the scores of offi
cial opinions on miscellaneous legal
questions Mr. Walker's ofiiee has ?
hendled during Iv's nine months of
tenure seven or eight important liti
gated cases all of which resulted in
a victor for <he state of Georgia.
IN CIVIL CO! HT
No Jury ('uses und Will Adjourn
A session of civil court convened
yesterday morning, and. there helos
no jury cases, thc day was. occupied
with equity cases and appeals. All
ot the business will* practically, .be
finished, .and Judge &LlL. Smith Wiri
leave for Columbia where no is to
be present at un en-bane session ?in'
order to hear the McCormick county
Charged With Assault. - ,
Newton Duncan, a white man of'
about 54 years of age, was. arrested by
the sheriff's constable yesterday
morning, on,the charge of assault and
battery with intent to kill. It ls charg
ed that he struck Mr. D. M. Cham
blee with a handle of a mattock. The
Incident occurred at Mr. Fur man
Heeling Phllitbea clnss.
The Junior Phl'.athea class of the
First BaptlBt church will meet on
Tuesday evening at 7 o'clock at the
home of Miss Helen Reed cn East Orr
street. .' '.!.'.
Fonr Mere Sunk.;.
London, April io.-?FV>ur more
British steamers have been sunk
within the last 24 hours; They were
the Silksworth Hell, the Qlen Alm
ond, th? Z*fro, and the Yourie.
Local market 12 cents. -
?JTeW York Catto?.- ;.
. Open. c Hlrh. . Low. Close..
May . . .11.87 11;9S-: ll.?7 11.89
July . ' . .12f09 12.09 42.04 U18.05
Oct . . .12124 12.25 ;(?Siyf8 , 12.20
Dee' mtwHtMWftW 12.89
N. Y. spots 12,05. ... .
?VF:V ^'\- Open, v. Close.
May-June .v .. .. ...J.4ft% 7146%
July-Aug v; .V ..'.. . .7.44 M 7.4?
Oct-Nov .... .. ,. . .7.81 7.30
.Sales 8,000. . . : ri
You need some-new clothes
And--want a stylish suit at a moderate
price - t' -\\ , t \Jk. Sili Hf
And must have material that's sure to
Together with a good selection of patterns
to choose from
And you've decided to pay from $ 10 to $25
for it- ,
But you insist on it's being better than other
makes at the price- . .
Come in at once and try on some of our
B-O-E Spring models. You'll go away with
a new suit and a new knowledge of value. v
The Store lOilh a Conscience
Has no equal, making
ample allowance for
contraction and expan
Now is the time to put
a new roof on your,
house to protect you
from fires and leaks.
Furnished - v.
Write or 'phone'us for
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'.j ? te; '/J
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Jno. T. Burriss & Soo
Anderson, S. C.
The man who ex
p?rimants comes back to Firestones.
The man of experience sticks to Fire
stones. Graduate now into the exper
ienced class who enjoy
MOST MILES PERDOLLAR .
Seo thc Firestone man and And out why you
can get this extra service nt average cost.
Automobile and Motorcycle Tires,
Tubes and Accessories
'?SSk fte? ?i fl A t p R E- E N T1 ^
*??jM B?*$Sf %M Wjf H?8 . An ounce: of.prevention -is worth
Vj^? J ? A I 3 n ?Ti R pound of cpre." This, "to the.
ll^kV V?f\\ \ I lili day PREVENTIVE ? MEDI- '
M \a IM JJ ' ?/$ IJ I J CINE. : Nowhere ls thla^isf/'nee
/y ff </ Ur. Ur \M- essary as in regard, to the care
? v - . r.W: . of the .TEETH. Visit ithe den
tist AT LEAST twice a year. wether you think you need it or not
Let him give your teeth a thorough cleaning, search out the beginn inga
of decay, clean off the ,tar^
evils that aro likely to grow on you unawares." ' : c
? V, _ O?eo OT? Farmers * Harelmar^ Baak.
Residence Thone; 6oVAnderdon, Sv C. -..> Office 'Phone 537. -;.
the Anderson Comity Mutual Fire losurahce Co.
J. J. SMITH,.Pr?sident nnd Treasurer J. J. MAJOR Vice President
A, MA?0?; Secretary : I
ANDERSON, S.C. ' ^ CL - V
THIS IS A HOME COMPANY' H
s Call and BC? its at Peoples Bank 1 T^ v
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