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CAPI B. J JIMS
AT STATE CONVENTION ELKS
HELD IN SPARTANBURG
NEXT IN COLUMBIA
Convention Next Year Will Be
Held With Largest Lodge In
Anderson Wiks have returned fr?iu
Spa i lan lilil?; wlicro they at I <? mlcd the
annual statu convention, among them
being ('apt. Hal ; di J. Hamer, who
was elected state president. Hu hud
been first vice pr?sident fur tho ptu .
year. -Mr. W. li. Hrlssey or thc
'Anderson lodgo was appointed u
member of the executive committee
t;t>??r Anderson Ivlka attending the
convention weru Messrs. H. M.
I?. M. Cochran, Keys (Himer and
Dr. C. P. Hess, Joe Norris, T. P.
Dl.son, \V. B. Atkinson und S. M.
After his election as president,
(.'apt. lt am er tendered his resigna
tion, which was not accepted. Hav
ing been vice president for tho past
year, nccording to custom, Capt.
Humer should have beon elected dis
trict deputy.- lt ls not known wheth
er Capt. TJimor will serve or not.
Tho convention next year will be
held In Columbia, thc homo of the
largest lodgo in South Carolina.
Nancy Hail, and
$1.50 per 1,000
Pant's Book Store
"Brightest Spot in Town"
- Helen Holmes
"THE G|RL AND THE
BETTER KIND : OF MOVIES
Mr. Hom6-J>u!!'J2f ?
can't1 hay*' ';: q
our town. As iontr i
WU dd 1* properly.*
Decorate, but deem
that you know ate cot
1 fee? you o^re y<
and comfortable effeel
deceptions. Your ht
will tie' the center of.
enter lt'adoor,a?d ho-*?
feooWet Ia colo
;< mtcrtotp, is yours for t
TOWN NOW HAS ELECTRIC
LIGHTS AND POWER
Several From This City Went
Down Last Night To Take
Part in Exercises-Elaborate
Willi the streets well lighted liy
electric lights ami nearly ali of thc
linnie:; in tho eily and many in ile
surrounding community equipped
willi olectrlc lights, tho little town
of Iva,; situated 16 miles below An
ilareen on tho C. & W. 0, railway,
has taken a step-that puts it almont
in a class by itself, since few places
of ito size in South Carolina can
boast of such modem conveniences.
Tho olHclnl acceptance of tho elec
tric lighting system by thc intendant
and wardens of iva from tho South
ern Public Utilities company took
place last night. A number of peo
ple from Anderson were present,
home of them taking part in tho ex
Tho celebration began In tho audi
torium at thc school houso at 7'
o'clock. Owing to thc fact that the
pupil;; of tho high school wore to give
a play at 8:.'JO, theso exorcises wero
short, and wore not so largely at
tended. Tho present intendant. Mr.
S. E. Lovorette presided at the
meeting and Introduced the Rdv.
McRce, pastor of Good Hope Presby
terian ch ii i VU at Iva, ?tao offered
Mr. Levcretio thou upr'mp'rlatoly
introduced tho Rev. S. J. Hood, pas
tor of tho A. R. P. church nt
Iva. Tho Rev. Hood made a very
Interesting speech, comparing the
conveniences and possibilities* of to
day with those of a generation ago.
all of which to a great measure had
been brought about by man's de
velopomcnt of the natural resources
put in the earth by the creator.
?fx. Hood waa followed by Hr.
Harry A. Orr, manager of the local
branch of tho Southam Public Utili
ties company. Mr. Orr's speech
wan especially interesting since it
dealt with, she many conveniences
that may bo placed in tho homo'when
electricity IB: available. Ho spoke
of tho1 progressiveness ot th,e town of
Iva and - said that his company had
not inBtallcd the lighting ByHtem be
cause of the pr?sent revenuo which
would' bo Obtained, but-because1 thoy
.bbllovod that: tho 'futuro development
of thc town ifould warrant it.
.Mr. Lovorette then Introduced
Mr. G. Cullen Sullivan, who had
gone ot tho' roquest Ot Mayor J. H.
.Qodfrey-since ho had been uniblo to
return to Anderson In time to af
tepd the exorcises. Mr. Sullivan's
'speech was a very ' Interesting one
'and dealt with tho possibilities- of
?'ho town ol' Iva.- He spoke m Ali
?caiion&uTe styles in . 'j I
is we arc repairing, H il
rate with wall papen . J ll
rect in style and -.jual- I'M jill ?
Mtrselfof fcfcc lasting .jj! jj
; "produced by infect ?BS il
?mc will brighten and fi ! j) 5
attraction to all who j???mll
a*tbviyir.g lt ia to hear BM IVJ
M li IN TC*VN" , fflllllh
r, illustrating tnods? J v j l l ll
;hc ft3felngc * / I I
ii Paint h\te;;^t
forth Main Street
N AT IVA
dorson's growth, how lt hud grad
ually progressed from a village to a
modern little olly, and ?aid that he
felt nure that a great deul o? tho
liTo/J.-esoive spirit muong the busi
ness men ol Iva wus due to the fact
that they had watched Anderson
Mr. Bullfvan was followed by MT.
Leon lt. FAee ot .Anderson. Mr. Klee
kept thoso pr?sent In an uproar of
laughter bocauh-o of the many funny
jolie.-, he told. Hu said tbat he had
no Huhject, knew nothing about elec
tricity and certainly was not going
to talk, about something he was not
ac] un i ii ted with.
After the regular speeches had
been completed, Mr. Leverotto made
a Bhort talk, saying that it had only
been possible for Iva to secure the
lighting syBtem through the cooper
ation of the citizens of the town and
surrounding community. He thank
ed the speakers for being present
and announced that the system
would bo officially incepted at t*iR
.Many of those present then walked |
ovor to tho sub-station where the
town authorities accepted the light
ing system and tho street lights
Tho visitors from Anderson, the
Bpcakers of the evening, the war
dens, the former Intendants, the men
who had superintended thc work aud
a few others wero then invited down
to tho hume of Mr. W. Prank Mc
(Jce wjlcro an elaborate course dinner
was served. There were about 20
gusts present, all of whom enjoyed
the dinner to the fullest extent.
Most deliciously prepared and right
ly served, it was a meal that could
not be surpassed.
Tho .street.1; of Iva are now lighted
by 35 VQBt street llghtB, nitrogen fill
ed 80 car.d'o power Mazda typo C
models. These furnish considerable
light and, everyone appears well
pleased. Elghty-Bix residences in
the town and nearby territory have
boen wired and aro lighted by elec
bricity, not including 87 at the Jack
Bon mill village, which make a total
The system was Installed by the
Southern Public Utilities company,
the work having been started about
the middle of March. The curren'
ls obtained from Grogg Shoals main
power line to Anderson, a. substation
having been installed at Moffets
ville,- throe miles west of Iva. The
Byotem Is strictly modern and lt; so
arranged that unlimited power can
be secured, since thc line is also con
nected with the Southern Power com
pany through Anderson. Tho cost
of installation waa approximately
$6,000. Tho people of Iva and com
munity can JuBtly feel proud of tholr
oleclrlc lights ?nd tho opportunities
offered by having a power lino In
/Mr. It. T. Long of Anderson was
superintendent of ibo uuiside work,
and Mr. A. E. Holman tho Interior.
In installing the lighting system.
COLLEGE ADOPTS SONG
BY MRS.- L. B. SULLIVAN
Committee Thanks Composer For
Song "Ahna Mater".
At .Anderson collcgo chapel o\er
cjses -Op''Thursday -the student -body
adoptai formally as tho officinl son",
bf Andorson coll?ge the "Alma M t
tor" written'by Mrs..Luta D. Bulli
van. A committee consisting of
Misses McGee. Gentry and Turbcvlllu
wad appointed to thank her for ; the
Tho examinations for tho third
term will begin May. .20 th and con
tinue through Juno 2nd.
Mfea ' Sheaty had as hor guest- for
dinner on Thursday ovenlng Prof.
J. >W. Thomson" of Winthrop col
The college annual'for, 1016-17 will
bo on sale next week.
Misa Mary Fraser of Wlnthro.?
college, and Mrs. Evana Chesterman
ot richmond, Va., bas boen Visltlnn
ie th* home ot President and Mrs.
Kin uri. for several days.
COT? FED?RATE VETERAN" DEAD
Jumes h. liny Wu? of A ut un, 1M snort
Away After '?eirt Illness,
Mr. J?tnoff L. Kay died at hi?
homo at Autuu Friday morning iaf
vw a lingering -Illness1: ot more than
a year. Mir, Kay;-waa. a ?on ot rho
Uto Marlon Kay of Martin township,
abd lived tin uptight Christian Hf*,
l?e was 74 years of, agc and leaves a
Wife and three children aa rbll?wt?;
Mrs. Claudia Gentry and Mrs. Rob
ort ?v?ri? ot this city, anti ? .Mr.
char Ho Kay bf Autqn.
?Mr. Kay ahBwettkz io his country**
call in the '60's i.nd waa a truo,;?ud
fsllhral Confederate soldier dbflh?
that m?mb?aol? ?trudle. Ile -was
iii tho regiment commanded hy tSol V
t>'tf. Brown ot this My.
. Mr.. Kay was * llfkclbng member
of the MethedlBt chorea;- Tho f<i?
-nttat and Interment Will he at Sandy
Springs on Sunday.
-One ?f 'tne^nost sdce?ssfnl prepar
ations m use for this disease is Cham
berlain's Cough Remedy^ ts, W. rto
Clinton, Blanda\ Springs, Ala., writes,.
Otir baby h^vwhooRlat icon?h aa bad
os most anyebne could'have it. I
gave 1dm Chamberlain's Cough Ron*
c|/and. it acwngoi nina well." ; Oh
- ^i?Sn-soij batter -for ..tJi^e - .av^eet
w . ' ;-' ?'. .....'. ? '
WILL BE ATTENDED BY NUM.
, BERS OF ANDERSON
BEGINS JUNE 4
And Continues Through June G
Alumni Banquet to Gradua? .
ting Class A Feature
Many Anderson people will uttcnd
the Clemson commencement exercis
es which begin on Sunduy June 4 an?
continue through Tuesday morning, ?
Thc graduating Hass thia venr
numbers 116, tho largest in Clem
son's history and u feature of the j
commencement will be a benque* !
niven by tho alumni to the members
ol' this class. Among the classes
which will have reuniony are those
of 'Ot?. '09 and 'll. The class of j
'96 was the first to graduate from j
The following is the commence
Hunday, June 4.
11:30 a. m.-'Baccalaureate ser
mon, IJ l?iiop J. H. McCoy. '
6:30 p. m.-Band concert. Col
8:30 p. m.-Clcjing exercises, Y.
M. C. A.
Monday, June .">.
11:80 a. m.-Literary society ex
ercises, "Calhoun." A. B. Car
wile; "Columbian," P. L. McCall;
"Palmetto," S. C. Strlbllng; "Caro
lina." E. W> Black..
?1:00 p. ra.-B.asiness meeting of]
2:00 to 5:00 p. m.-Exhibition of
shops and laboratories.'. .
5:00 p. m.-Military exorcises;
drill, sham battle and dress parade.
8:30 p. m.-'Alumni address, Rev.
B. R. Turnlpseed, '90. Alumni ban
quet to the Senior class.
Tuesday* June t?.
,10:30 a. m.-Senior class speak
ers, W. A. Morrison and R. B. Wa
ters. Address to graduating ciasB,
Dr. J. L. Coulter, delivery of diplo
mas. Award of trustees' medal.
(Saturday, June' 3. 8:30 p. m.
College Glco club* entertainment.)
WANTS CROWDS FRONT
? > .
Thia Afternoon At 3:30 When
Camera Man] Will Take
Managor J. J. Ttlowbrldgo of Tho]
Anderson theatre ls anxious for a
largo crowd to bein front, of the I
theatre this afternoon about 3:30 to
have the camera man- with the com
pany which is m ult in,', the mo vin;,
picture in Anderson/'to get a goidj
picture of a crowd of peoole of this
city. Ho ts anxious to have a large j
crowd of men, women and children
rresent ut that time, -both'white and
WORK ON NEW STORES I
Solid Line of Modern Buildings;
Will Be Erected
Williamston, May 10-Work has al*]
ready begun on building a solid block
of modern B tor o rooms from, tho |
bank ? building to tl ie railroad cross
ing, thus improving the two arcas j
that were swept by fire in the two re
cent conflagrations: ' '
The contract for the' post office
building has been lot to >M*. PruUt.
and Work baa begun. Thc contract
for th? Hudgens i?lock of three uto rcs
adjoining the post office will ,: protK
ablv bo let within tho next few days.
Capt. G. W. Sullivan and B: V.-G,
Cooley expect to 1st their- -mi
lrae ta for rebuilding' ta the near fu
ture, , Tho Victor'' Mercantile Co .
plan? aro in'the hands, of an archi
tect and no doubt aa soon as tho in
surance adjusters arrino tho con-}
tree* for this building ?ii? be let.
The construction of these build
ings will bb more rpodern arid bp-ta
dat? than tho ones' burned.
??rr A iPEP?i ;vQt&?j?fi*
? WA? APy^ Xlt'JLE MISS
A few days ago' Mr. John Linley
sold hts "Cole 8." Mrs. Linley
?.broke ' the news tb ? ?ieiriititle daugh
ert :Mlss Caroline, / aged - cpvonteon
"Caroline, did yon Know andy hid
bold nut rear.'*."afltl* her: masher,
. Seeing a look 6S> J&tndteajjpoibt
? ?lent ?teal over the Jface of tho HUI
'.-fintee ehe quickly added, , ??but of
course ho. will bny-J?BOther,"
'.:<'. "Oh, another Cole 8, or maybe
aVfSWw ton't he dit a Pepsi Tola tar*
Stkl Uncle ;aaor?r#ft-'ih t'' '-:':: .
i ?Unete George, 'Mr,. G. B. '.T?afa>
jm^has. :; been - advortiping
Gola quite extensively recently,
lng hie new Franklin, and the li
miss : was evident!*iilY^febry
pmsed with, its appearance wHi
decorated. ...... '
0. OSBORNE IS
SUING $5^000 DAMAGE
ACTION IS FILED AGAINST
CITIZENS NAT. BANK AND
J. F. SHUMATE
Complaint Alleges That Plaintiff
Waa Dragged Into Bank And
According to a record triado In tlio
oillco of the clerk of court yesterday,
Mr. John C. Osborne - baa brought
suit against Uie Citizens National
Lank and Mr. J. 1<\ Shumate in tho
aim of $0,000. Messrs. Bonham,
Watkins ic Allen and Mr. J. L.
Sherard aro named as plaintiff'^ ot
In thc complaint it is alleged that
on the 8th day of April while plain
tiff was on tho streets of Anderson
quietly and peaceably going about
his business, ho was accosted by de
fendant, J. F. Shumate, cashier of
the said bank, in relation to certain
business of said Citizens i\ at lo nul
bank; that lie was seized by said Mr.
Shumate and dragged and hauled in
the 'banking house of said bank and
there violently assaulted by said
Shumate with a stick; that plaintiff
suffered grevioua and painful wounds
and bruises at the bands of defendant
and was ? insulted and heaped with
abuse and threatened that ho would
be-taken into cellar arid ? beaton ; .that
plaintiff being soociderably bider
than defendant, and health not being
good, lie was unable to: copo With
him.. Therefore plaintiff asks judg-r
mont in the sum of 5,000 and cott3
of action. . I
Here For Treatment. j
Mrs. C- E.'Miller returned recent
ly from Auderson, S. Qi, where? she
went for an operationy?evbral .'days
ago. She is practically well again
to tho delight of hep*Tamily 'land
friends In Lnvonia and ' elsewhere. .
-devonia Times. .
Closing ut White I'lalns. I
- A nunibor of Anderson pe?plo went
to White Plains to the closing exer
cises'of tho school. Thoro was a
?big picnic and several: hundred peo
ple present. Among tho speakers
was J?dgo'George Ev " ttrlnce. I
?M Nothing better ?or 'thu' Sweet
girl graduate than Nimtuuly's, ??C
two or three lb. box of candy. Owl
Drug Co. , . i,."
; All Hew, all desirable
v now in demand, The
Sand, Rose, Palmetto
Pongee and Leghorn^
liest assortments we ?
AU down thc line in a bargain way,today and
you want to get in on it, too-that is, if you
want something new at a price you pay for
something old. You'll find specially interest
ing these wonderfully good bargains in
Too much of it to describe
and price and you know the
better way is to see. Then,
too, we are offering a dandy
One Lot of Patent Leathers and Gunmetals that sold -for
5>3.5o and $4.00, '
TODAY AT $2.48
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One Lot of White Canvass Oxfords-were *3.oo and 83.50,
TODAY AT $1.98
Better take a little time and come in. Your time will be well
spent. - .
Wonderful Offerings in Our
ON 2ND FLOOR, "ONE FLIGHT UP"
300 pretty hew Milan Hemp Shapes and lg
Sailors, upwards.of 20 different styles, to se
i v Sp Y
fout choice Mon P