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MEETING HELD YESTERDAY
AFTERNOON AND THIS
MATTER WAS FULLY
Number People in Anderson Have
Not Been Seen-Will Need
At the meeting of the raliway ex
I (?union committee- anil the directors
of tho chamber of commerce yester
day afternoon at 6 o'clock tho Bub
ucrlptlons were oinvannod and it wa?
discovered that Anderson will have
to fiilHo about $:tr>.000 or $40,000 mdre,
this conclusion being reached otter
u conference with Mr. J. L. Mur
After a canvass of tho names of
thone who lt waa thought would Bub
?cribe, bad been modo, there wa??
found to be Dfrout 40 people who had
not been aeon, who, lt ls thought, will
Subscribe when tho proposition la
put to Hiern, lt will 'bo necessary fot
these to subscribe liberally, and for
'iranio of those who have nlready sub
Hcrllcd to in?rense their subscriptions
In order to rnlHO the necessary
Anderson county has .been aBked
for $170,000. Tho greater part of
th's amount will hrvve to be subscrib
ed by tho people of Anderdon and tho
remaining by Hmso along tue routes
from thia city to Hie river. It will
nlso be necessary for thoco alona
thone routes to subscribe liberally In
order that the $175,000 may bo rais
At tho meeting yesterday afternoon
sub-committees wore appointed tr
canvass those parties in the city of
Anderson who have not yet been seen,
und plant' mode for securing tho sub
script lon? from thoso along the
routes between here and the Snvannah
Tho mibncriptlons along the routes
out of Anderdon will .he conditional.
Tho people ?long each ronto -Will bo
asked to subscribe . on tho condition
thal tho road ho 'built nlong theil
routo. Because of this, there will
h.ive to bo Boveral different cubscrlp
tion lista in tho field and of cours?
thor.' along tho varloun rout or, will
?lo their boat to.secure tho amounts
necessary In order to get tho road.
Get your May Delineator now
at Cox Stationery Co.
?T:IK KT IM MW CASE OF NARY
And n 5 Heel Feature
"THE M ?NANCE'. OF THE MITTE*
Alf-itu, ll OA IV
"Brightest Spohla Town*
STARR ROUTE STANDS
THIS SURVEY FOR NEW RAIL
WAY SHOWS JP EXCEP
Will Be Asked of People Along |
This Route and Also Along
That tho Starr route for the An
derson-Atlanta electric railway
stands an excellent chance of being
selected developed ' at the railroad
meeting held yesterduy afternoon. It
was stated thal this survey had shown
itp# exceptionally well, and that it
might prove moro economical than
others* when everything, ls taken Into
. The Starr route is the one which j
loaves 'Anderson Drom South Maln|
nt root, goes to Stnrr, thence south
west to Halley's ferry. This route ls|
a little longer than tlV upper routes,
but the grades are good, cud no|
bridges will have to be built.
The 'people of Starr and along that j
route will be usked to subscribe to
tho first mortgage bomls of the road, j
and willi also tho people along tho
Roberts route. It will he necessary
i for both routeB to subscribe liberally
'and doubtless each "Will see which 1
I will be aible to offer the best Induce
ment as fair UB the subscriptions ure
FIRST "SUMMER WEATHER'
IS HERE AND PLANTING
OF COTTON IS STARTED
With tho advent of the first "sum
mor weather" of tho BQISOII, farmers
of Anderson county uro beginning to
bring forth their cotton planters.
Much of the land in thlB section,--pos
sibly more than half, is ready for j
planting and yesterday the distribu
tion of seed and fertilizer begun In
It was said! recently by a prosper
ous Carmor ol this section that the
farm lands of Audorson <aunty had
been bettor prepared thlB season than
before in years. If this ls eorerct.
and R if also tur that more cotton
than usual Is being 'planted, 'predic
tions of a banner cotton crop are!
likely to materialize.
CLERK TO GET g SKILLION
Youth of 10, Working In Store, In
her? ts Fortuue.
(Seattle (Wa'?hi Dispatch Loss Ange
Harold Richard Clements, li) yenrsj
old. who has been working in ? de
partment store here at a -small salary,
has been notified by Arthur Payne,
on attorney at Louisville, Ky., that he
oas inherited tho $3.000.000 estate ot I
hin grandmother, -Mrs. Mar** Clem- '
ents, who died tliero recently. Young I
Clements is the son ot Hurry Curtis
Clements-, formerly president of thc |
Denver Traction company, who died
nine years ago. When Mr.' Clement?
died he left the bulk of his estate to
his mother, only a small allowance
going to hhs son, young Clements
PRIZES CLEAN VV WEEK ESSAYS
School Children H*vo Opportunity to
The clvjk: committee of tho cham
ber, of cojrnmorco will pay f? to tho
school pupil writing the -bet essay
cn "How to Clean Up Anderson."
These essays, must not contain over
[ 500. word's and must bs handed to tho
secretary, of ifeer ^ehatn^r ai com
merce -h-jr* Motiday night. Th?r is a
aplondld opportunity for 'some ono
to earn 95. " 5
We have Strawbeny h^d Van?l
I la Ice Cream today-Mono. Owl
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ti In Full
COLLEGE WILL HAVE
EXERCISES APRIL 21
TO COMMEMORATE 300TH
ANNIVERSARY DEATH OF
ALSO HAVE ADDRESS
By Dr. H. N. Snyder of Spartan
burg-Plays Will Be Excep
April 2:1 I? the liOOili anniversary ?fi
tho death of William Shakespeare
famous English poet und dramatist,
and tho students of Anderson college
will commemorate this date by giving
a plan on Friday night, April 21, and
by huvlng l>r, H. N. Snyder, preal
dt-nt of Welford college, give a lec
ture on Saturday night, April 22.
Tho entertainment on Friday night
will perhaps be the best of lin kind
tho collego students1 have ever given.
?All members of the senior class, stu
conts of Shakespeare, arc preparing
to give a series of playlets bashed on
scenes from Shakespeare and entitled
"Shakespeare's Loves." special
Shakespearian costumes are being
ordered, and the entertainment ts ex
pected to be exceptionally gofid.
On Saturday night Dr. Snyder will
make an address on Shakespeare, and
since he ls recognized us ono of thc
best students of English literatim
und plays In tho soutu, doubtless th!?
will be a treat to the students and t-.
the people of Anderson of a literal?
0? MONDAY HY 22ND
ONLY FIVE MORE WEEKS UN
TIL SESSION WILL COME
Will Be Held on Monday Ni^ht,
But no School Work After
The Anderson city schools will close
on '.May 22, according to an announce
ment m?de y?storday by Supt. E. C.
McCanta. Tho actual work will
end on Friday, May IO. but
the closing exorcises will not ba held
until Montray night, 'tho 23.
This announcement will ? bo of
much Interest to tho school children
of tho city since lt ir.enns that thev
only have five moro weekB to go
The city schools will on that date
CIOM ono ' of their most -prosperous
W. H. H. NEWELL RESTING
WELL AFTER OPERATION
AT HOSPITAL TUESDAY
Mr. W. H. ?ll. Newell, prominent
civil engineer of this city, ninderwen:
an operation for appen di el tit- at tho
Saint Mary'r. hospital Tuesday after
noon at 3 o'clock, and reports from
there lato yesterday were that tho
operation was quito successful and
that ho. is Testing nicely.
Mr. Newell' has scores of frienda
In Anderson, and thoy will bo pleased
to learn that the operation .was suc
cessful anti that he will soon bb out
M RH. J. !?? LAND HAS TICKETS
People In Stan* Xdfrnborhood M?y
Secure Then From Her.
' Mrs. J. N. 'Land nt Stair has thc
?cr.5?ii chautauqua tickets bargained
for by tho people In that neighbor
hood, anti they may bo secured by
Mr. Fitzgerald stated yesterday
that the tickets were not being pur- j
chased as rapidly an they ought to be j
and that this matter ought to W ai* i
tended to at once. 1
Blast In 1
SEE FOR YO
*? DRY <
IFURMAN WILL PLAY ,
i CLEMSON TEAM Hi
BIG BASEBALL GAME WILL
BE STAGED" HERE DUR
BE ON TUESDAY
Both Teams Showing Up Well
and Doubtless Game Will Be
A baseball game will be played in ]
Anderson on Tuesday afternoon. April
2."i, between Clemson and Pu mian,
tliis announcement hoing made yes
terday by tilt? secretary of the cham
ber of commerce. This will be dur
ing the Clemson r-ncnnipment since
the cadets con.e to Anderson on the
Just where the game will he played
has not been fully decided, but most
likely on the encampment grounds.
A baseball park is to be made in
Xorth Anderson but it ls not known
whether Mils will be completed in time
for this game.
J. J. Trowbridge Has Resigned as
First Lieutenant and Elec
Mr. J. J. Trowbridge yesterday
tendered his resignation ns Second
Lieutenant of Company H. first
Sooth Carolina Infantry. A meeting
of the comppny will be held tonight
at S o'clock In the armory cn North
Malu street for the purpose of elect
ing someono to this vacancy.
LADIES HELD MEETING
So Definite Plans Yet Decided Upon
About 20 ladles of the city met yes
terday afternoon at the city hall lo
discuss plans for the arrangement of
the Clemson cadets during the Clem
son encampment. Committees were
appointed and it was decided to hold
another meeting today to further ar
I range plans. The Idea of a big lawn
.party and open air dance seems to
Mrs Laurin Simpson.
Mrs. Laurin Simpson of Iva under
went an operation tor appendicitis at
the Anderson county . hospital on
Tuesday afternoon. Yesterday her
condition was reported es balng fav
Porto Elco Prospers.
San Juan, Porto Rico, April 12.
High ougar prices aro bringing re
newed proti.ierlty to Porto Rico-. Dank
clearings during tho first three
months of this year have Increased
$5.500,000 over the some three months
last year and totaled $18,550.000.
We have Strawberry and Vanil
j ta ?ce Cream today-mono. Ow!
We, are now prepared to
vulcanize Automobile Tubes
and. Casings as well as Bicycle
Tires, our facilities for doing
this work being the completest
in the city.
AU Work Guaranteed
Drop by and let us show you the
biggest thing ever Introduced tb
4hs motorcycling W?F?O-The ? 510
GATES & SMITH
West Benson Street
? irak &..-.'
GOODS GO. ?i
THIS SUIT SALE
Is surely making a stir. Its just in time for women who are now
realizing they can't wait longer for a suit. Spring already here and
Easter just around the corner. If you are one of these and want a
quality garment at a little price you'll do well to hurry over to our
Needn't have their clothes custome made. You'll find
here a ready-to-wear suit with good lines in the better
materials and newer styles. These arc' included in our Spe
cial Pre-Easter Suit Sale.
The Blouse Department
ls abloom with Easier Fashions. Today is the
best time, ever to see all these dainty blouses.
Opened yesterday lots of them at prices rang
ing from $6.00 to $10.00.
Many colors, many styles, made in all sorts
of fetching ways. You know this is to be a
blouse season, you'll need several for thc dif
ferent affairs. This is the best place io make
The Daylight Store
Let us make your Easter Suit.
City Candidates' Cards
FOR ALDERMAN WARO 3
I hereby announce myself a candi
late for alderman from Ward 3, sub
ject to the* rules of the city demo
cratic nriniarv ?>l?ctton.
FOR . ALDERMAN, WARD 4
I hereby announce myself a tahdt
iato for alderman from #Ward'.4. aub
loct to "tho rul03 of the city demo
3rntic primary election.
F. E. .ALRXANDER.
The most beautiful line of
ever shown in Anderson.
NOW ON SALE AT
t? . jg
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.
Write or 'phone us for
Jao. T. Burriss & Son
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