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CITY CANDIDATES SPOKE IN
COURT HOUSE LAST
5".. r H? - V.
AND VERY QUIET!
[Number of Candidates fe.r Alder
men Were Absent?J. H.
Godfrey and Wade A. San
ders Made Speeches.
, Tho first, arid one of the pn'.y two |
city campaign meetings to be under
taken, was held last evening in ' the
court hourc, beginning promptly at'
8. o'clock, with Mr G. Culleu Sulli
van, chairman of the city oxecutivcl
committee, presiding. There were*|
between 700 and 800 people in the
court house, many of them haying to j
stand. The order was escept'onuliy
good, each of tho candidates receiv
ing due applause.
. Since Dr. S, Gi Bruce, candidate I
for alderman from Ward had an
engagement to sing in the ' ("arolin.v*
chorus, it was agreed to let tho can
didates from that ward speak first,
and to let Dr. Bruce have the Poor
first. All the candidates tor alder
men were allowed five mlnute3.
. Candidates Ward Three
Dr . BruceNs speech was thcrt, and j
humorous. He told of his <ttij 1 Illcu
tlonfc for the office, his career, what I
he believed ' to be tho best for - the [
city in educational matters, socially
morally and from, a business stand
point. He stntcd'that he wanted the I
people to look at him und that they [
would behold the next 'alderman
from ward 3. He then asked the
support of the voters from ids ward]
-Mr. cimrilo P.- Spearman,'who'h.1
seeking ..re-election from hie .w-ar/K1
Nol 3, was the next speaker. He!
thanked tho voters for the nice vota
he had received two years ag-> when I
they elected him to ropro3cnt thent I
rrom ward 3. He stated that he
?-tood for progress and permanent
Improvements,. and that if the people
saw fit to send him back, ho would
appreciate it and would do all in ids |
power for them. " "
Mr. Ernest Dugan was : the iaat
candidate from ward 3 to speak. He
Htated that he. believed lib co'nd dp
au much as anyono. could do for tho*
city, and especially, for Ward :;. He
stated' that'a great deal had been
'done ' for his ward but not as much
as could have been dono. Ho stat
ed that. he.believed in an economic]
govornment, progress, advancement
and a cieanor and better city from [
ovory < und point.
Candidates From Ward Uno
Mr. C. W. M?U?? was tho first
candidate for alderman from Ward
1. -He stated that ho had been put
in the rac? by laborers and others
from .bis ward and not by the bank
ers as some had stated.. Ho stated
that ho had not been able to mnko a
thorough canvass of the people of h|s
ward but knew most of them. Ho
stated that ho j would devote all the
time necessary .'to the city. He re
viewed his lifo' since he had boon, a I
resident of the city, for the past|
eight* years, and stated that he: in
tended "to coritlnuo to be.a resident of
Anderson. In closing be sta'ed that
he stood for a clean and righteous
Dr. W. E. Atkinson whs the other
spcakor as a candidate from Ward j'fS
Dr, Atkinson probably threw more
life into the meeting than all of the
other candlda-.es combined . His
speech was quick, full of humorous
s tit em cuts and was frequently ap
plauded . 'He stated that he was can
didate for alderman in <he best city
in South Carolina, best because of, its
rapid and ' incessant growth, because
of lis school sy^em and. educational
facilities, its people and its advan
tages. He stated that he had been a]
resident of the city for the past 16]
years and had been .a successful bun
ineeai man . He said that- if the peo
ple did not believe he hud been e-uc
cesGfuV. not to oast their votes fps
him, since successful business , man
were tho kind needed on council. He
referred to his opponent very good
naturedBy on several occasions, and
the foot that he did not have any
t?m? to devote to the interests of the
Candidates From Ward Two.
When the hams of Mr. A. 14V'Mcv
Frjii-rcihdldate ' for alderman from
Ward 2. wao called, he appeared to
be'absent.- ' ^'llffiS
Foi Infeuitt imd-Chiidrcs?
Always best? ' " "
b Championship Gs
Clemson. Two 1
ailed Promptly at 4:
The other .candidate from , that
ward, Mr.- Walter Dobbins, who Is
asking for. re-election, stated that
'since-'his opponent was absent, he !
would not .sty but a fc-v.: words. *?lej
stated titoro were no issues In the j
case, and that all ho asked was that
if the people of his ward approved
him to vote .?or him, otherwise vote
for the othor man.
Candidate? From Ward Four
M. Sullivan stated to the audlenco ;
that by mutual consent" Mr. P. B. !
Alexander and Mr. J. 11. T?te, can-1
didates iro'.n Ward 4, had decided not
to speak. , \ . j
The' otl??r' candidate from thlB
ward Is Dr. W. P. Ashmoro. Dr. j
ABhmore stated that there were a i
few issues in Ward. 4'ilia: had a bear- |
ing upon him, and that he wished to
make statements regarding these, j
Ho said that tho first of-these Wt*j the
assertion that he was the candidate
of a political party. He denied this
and stated he was the oindidate of
tho people, having, been sure to soe
thut there waB nothing to the state
ment before he ever entered tho
race. . The socond related to the
milk ordinance which was recom
mended by the board of health to
city council and which w>J3 not en
acted. Dr. Ashmoro stated that he
had not been in favor of the passage
of this .ordinance, and that members
of council, knew that he had objected
ta it.. The third lpsu? was the ques
tion about what ho would do If
elected, since - he was ulready chair
man of.the, board of health. He stat
ed that he. d-d not know if it would
be possible .for him to hold both po
sitions or. not;. but if it were, and the
people objected, he would certainly
resign-as a mouther of the board of
health. In this connection Dr. Ash
more stated that during the five
years that dto had been serving as. a.
meral>?r of thp- board of health It had
cost him on ah average a year of
between $300%pnd $1,000. Ho stated
that.ho was in the race because he
bad been put 'and that if the people
?t? h'6't 'appprpvo.of Jdm, to.yote. .for.
hlf, opponents^ both of bom' were
good friends df his. .
Candidates From Word Five
Chairman Sullivan ' s'.ated that by
pgreemorit l.otli of. the candidates for
aldermen .from Ward, flVo' had decld
.1 not to .speak. .
"' Candidates For Mayor
" After, ,tho candidates for alderman
from t li o various Wards had spoken.
Chairman Sulltvuh ft a ted that the
candidates ' for mayor would be tho
'h'exi speakers, and that they were al
lowed -0 m In at cii. Ho then intro
duced Mr. J." H. Godfrey, who Is
'About two years; ago yon honored
mo by electing me mayor of the city
of Anderson," stated Mr. Godfrey,"
and tonight I Como '-before you to
make a report ,of my stewardship,
and to ask your appprbval of my ad^
m hi is trat Ion by retaining me' In of
fice for? a- second term. Sinco my
Speech tonight contains, imny figures,
and la -a report of the status of the
different'-departments of the- city. I
have It written-off, and will read It
to y?uV '
Mayor Godfrey called attention to I
tho prosperity of tho city during the
past two - years, stating ^that all of
of this hud not been due to tho pres
ent cd m In Is Ira'.ion but thai hu did
claim that the affairs of the city gov
ernment had been, so administered as
tor contribute in bringing them about
and making them possible. .
The speaker referred to the street
paving, stating that this had probab
ly been thomost Important thing; He
reviewed the action that had been
necessary'.- to - get. the paving. the
Work that it roulred to/get the proper
laws enacted, etc. .Then.the part the
Paving Commission : had . played, e the
awarding of contracts,'the number of
meetings It was. riertesssary to. hold
in order to lay'out and direct, tho
work,'etc. i;-.-- . ...
$ Mayor Gcd'rs*- stated that d?rlu?,
the last two years 55. meetings of
city council h?d tje?n held, and that
20 o? theso were because of tho
pasrihg worki,Twooty-one were rcg
nlar 'monthly meetings, and the other
fire ape vial meetings oalled for
ard of health ia??eYsr- to' consider
d pas? ' annual suppiy ordinances,
etc. He* elated '^ft^fjw'.fpajr :of the
aldermen bid averaged $13 per
The improvements ;ott other streets
not paved was then outlined, toward
paving sidewalk*. In addition *toj
ef?at. tfee mentioned .the new ; city I
V AN DI
ISITY OF S. C.
Best College Pitch*
:00 p. m.
j duotion of ttio t radie In liquor; the. |
I sanitary dopartsncnt; tho water and
light department; tho cemetery de
partment and tho finances, in dcai
fng with tho finances Mayor Godfrey
stated thai, the present city council
has established a new record In that
money had bocn secured at -1 :i-i pur,
cent and-*) por cent when heretofore*,
tho lowest rate waB 7 por cent- Ho
called attention to tho fact, thut ho
had been s^rv?n^ sv. recorder during
tho past several months.
In conclusion .Mayor Godfrey stat
ed that ho was more conversant with I
the affairs of the city thalt any per
son in Anderson and that ho knew
every detail of tho work. Ho stated
that If ho was rc-clcetod ho Intended
to handle tho clty'B affairs Just as he
had during tho-past two years, that
he stood for more ktreeot paving,
gflcncral advancement and thut he
wanted to bo ro-olected on his long
comings and not on the short com
ings of any other candidats.
The Other Candidate
The other candidat for mayor, Mr.
Wade A. Sauders, began his apcochj
by-saying that the people of Ander
son had announced him as -their, can
didate for mayor. Ho then reviewed
his career, stating that ho had been
born and reared in Andorson county:
had graduated at Clemson College,
had worked in New-York City. inter]
in Montana where he had been ' con
nected us resident engineer In the |
construction of a $3,000,000 power
plant, then in Spokane, Washington,
where he had charge of ovor 1.000,
000 yardB of street paving. He then
told of his return to Anderson ' aud
hin appointment as city, engineer by
the present city council. *
Mr. Sanders then told of his work!
and connection with tho street pav-.|
ing. He told of how the peojilo hnd
voted on the bonds, and paid their'j
money for tho work; how he hnd |
been selected by tho paving commis
sion to supervise and carry out the
paving, how he drew the plans, the
specifications, tho as&essuient i-oIIb,'
advertised for bids; how tli'e com
mission .had let the contract und that j
he had supervised the work through
out. ., He told of how in drawing !
plans ho had prepared for tho ' fu-i
turo, how the - sower linos had been;|
established so that connections could
bo made. etc. He . told .of, how . he
had purchased the material, laid out|
and supervised alll the work for*tl?
curbing, draining, und, work of. othqr ]
streets-not paved.m ,
He stated that ho s'oud for the en
forcement, of all laws enacted by]
council, equal rights to all and epoc
hal privileges to none no matter how
rich or how poor, a fair deal to ev
ery man.' - -
"I propose to combine the Engin-1
"coring ofTlco with th? _'. mayor's of
flco," stated Mr. Sandern.'.being., a!
professional engineer - and,.business
! man I ox pect - to advise the council
upon the Issues as they .present!]
themselves. I propose to establish
my oflb >, havo my office hours,' and j
to personally supervise <all construe-'
tlon work. Knowing tho ' ihme.ciul
condition of the. city,~I .know that we 1
will not bo able, to' do all tho work']
that we -would like' to do, so.-by com
bining the two offices, and' with my J
exporlcnco I know that I can give
you one of tho most successful and:]
economical administrations you have;]
ever had. ?
"I combining the two offices l ex-1
pect to organise alii the different de
partments under i-aparato heads, and
have a bead to oaoh department. The
head of each department to bo re
sponsible to j me for his -department,]
and I to-the Council for alii:; the de
partments. By thl s I don't mean to
say timtl would change'. any of the
departments, for that is a matttor for
the council as'a whole to act upon.
But simply mean to organize, under<
a head oflkc and i systematize the
work, all pull together for the city's !
interest, thereby not only ' ' saving
money fOr. the city, but giving more;
efficient service with less work. for;
the men. Each department to .. bo1
kept separately>ahd'an,acourate cast
kept: of'all improvements to -be pub
lished monthly. If there should bo.
a defeci?ney in any one department:]
for that month, we can get together ?
and, d?vise a method i to better It.
Mr. Sanders then-told of the new.'
ordinances .needed and that the:
plumbing and building ' ordinances
needed' amended from ?Unie to timo.
He stated that If the people would I
elect- in their opinion the best aldcr-i
men' for the positions, he would ad
vise in tho issues that .confront c'tyJ
council from. time to time, and hc\j
and business administration.
In conclusion Mr. Sanders called'
attention to Ids cxpcrJcnco and stat
ed that was what a city needed. He?
said that in bis work in other cities;
frswhed become fanrilSar with the do-,
tails of the work and was capable of
running a cky. He asked the -poopio
to support blra if they approved of
his methods, and -If tnot to vote for;
the other map. ,7$*
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