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OF WATER POW*. ^ ON SA
VANNAH ItiVER IN THE
BUYING UP LANDS
Patrick Calhoun Was Quiet Visi-J
tor. In Elberton, Ga., On
Tho following from tho Elberton1
Star of yesterday la of intercut:
J Ion. Pat Calhoun-tho man who'
canio rory near defeating John H.
Cordon for tho United Slates senate]
in the carly nineties-and who was|
lalor lu tho public oyo of the notion
at "San Francb.'co In some big trolley
linc deals-wis? In H?berfon for a foi
noni H Saturday on business.
Ho was asked Ibo nature nf his)
business, but instend of nnsworlnp !
tho que?tl??a< asked, ho interviewed
thu Interviewer, and asked how 'thc
penplo of this section endorsed thc]
prirent administration, and remark
ing tli.it there waa a great deal ? of j
pacificism in tho south and west;
tlr.it. thc allies and teutons each had
ninny friends In theso sections, but
that tho north and oust wore nearly
solid for war on tho allies sido. Ho
himself Was neutral, In so much that
it was a. matter of indifference to him
which ono of tho .aillos licked Ger-J
. Mr. Calhoun is winding up tho big I
Calhoun estate, embracing largo]
water powers in tho Savannah rtvor,?
and, some fifty .to sixty thousand
acres of land lu South Carolina. His j
nephew has been buying up land:;.in
Elbert county especially the water j
shed and riparian rights on streams
emptying into the Savannah river |
nrar tho big shoals on tho Calhoun
r?state, which leads to the belief that
.Mr. Calhoun hi arranging to put over
Boroo big water power deal. . When
tho government. Is discussing the es
tablishment of a nitrate plant In this
scrt'on, and when it is. remembered
Hitit Mr. Calhoun doosn't make email
doa In of any kind, it Is not beyond
(ho rango of. probability for ono "to
guess* that his'.visit*to Elborton Sat
urday may .bo tho forerunner of one
of tho biggest deal's that has, boen
mado in tho history of this section.
Hut, patrick Calhoun asked: "Kcrip|
mo out of tho papers."
WILT? PROVE A WINNER I
/ Mr. G. H. Dalles, who has. uc-l
'cepted tho agoiicy'for a now' ear,
the Grant-Six, received, the first one
of thia model to bo shipped to An
derson Wednesday. It ls a beauty. |
end la raid to bo one of tho best pop
ular priced cars on tho market, tho)
price being only $S26 f. o. ?. fac
tory. Mr. Dallos has disposed of a
number %of machines since Christ
mas and says ' that ho balloves that
thia new Grant-Six will provo a win
ner. ? ;
RAT STEAMS ?AN'H \ Gt ASSES
. Rodent Takes tTnfalr Advantage of a]
(Eflausyllio, Ind.. Dispatch to Loula?
John; Stark, a grocer, struck at al
rat In .his atablo and lils glasses1 fell j
. Jn anea a. posiiion ilia*-- tue* ion^S?
n yoko tn tho path' of the fftt; into
which it ran. "
Tho glasse? stuck and the;-rat ei
capet! Into n] hole, ?. tarrying Stark'aj
Mut \vin; glv? you unvarying
frum.?UK> to S20.00 arni ui
Films For Any Size C
Kind of Camera or t?<
Develing nrid printing .don
;(?od?y\ :?;?i pictures tomorrow
COPY OF THE WILL OF
JOSHUA HU. ASHLEY
WAS FILED FOR PROBATE
YESTERDAY BY THE
MADE IN YEAR 1911
And AH Of Property ^Bequeath
ed To HU Wife After All Just
Debts Are Paid '
Tho will of tho late JOBIIUU W.
Ashley waa yesterday filed for pro
hate In tho office of the probate
fudge by the executors. McHsr . M.
I J. Ashley, Joe M. H. ABhley and
.las. N. Pearman. All tho property
I? left to his wife, Mrs, Mabaly C.
Ashley, and lt ha? been estimate.!
that this ie worth abbat $3f>,?00.
During his lifetime Mr. ABhley
gave lo hi? children Something Uk*
2,000 acros of land.
Tho following ls a copy:
Cupy of the Will.
STATE OP SOUTH CAROLINA, I
I, Joshua W?, Ashley of tho county
and stato aforesaid being mindful ot
the. uncertainty of lifo do make and
ordain thia to be ray last will and
testament, to wit:
Plr&t. I direct thnt all my Just
debts bo paid as soon after my de
mlBe as practlblc.
I Second, Ail tho roslduo of my
proporty after tho payment of my
JiiBt dobts 1 glvo denilso and be
queath to my wlfo. Mahaly C. Ashley,
absoiutolyi and forovcr.
Third. I constitute and appoint M.
J. Ashley, Joo M. H. Ashloy and
? Jas. ti. Pearman cf .tills my last
will and direct thnt they bo not
required to give any bond or other
security for tho faithful performance
of their dutlos.
In witness whereof I hereunto
j subscribe my name and affix -my sig
nature thia tho 27th day of Novem
ber, 1011, to this my lost will and
testament In the presence of W. S.
Bonner, J. E. Martin, C. ' 13. . Clem
ent,whom I have requested to bo,at
testing wltnesBoa hereto.
(Seal) Joshua W. Ashley.
Signed and sealed by thc, testator.
Joshua W. A sit ley, In our prosonco
as his last will and. testament and
wo hi hi? presence and at his roqucpl
and In tho presence of each other do
hereunto,sot our hands as witnesses
tho day last above mentioned.
C. E. CI (Mi ie nt,
J. E. Martin.
W. S. Bonner.
HEEP**. ?IIAKpTACK? 50 YEARS
Veteran of ricketts .Division Has
Odd Souvenir of (??tty?fcurgv
j (Birmingham, Ala., Dispatch to
?. (,,, Philadelphia Inquirer.)
Among tho; interesting memories
of tho gre-st war tho "vers"; aro bring
ing to Birmingham ono of . tho
strangest is a piece of hardtack in
possession of.T. P. Perkins of Hurts
ville, Tenn. Tho hardtack waa among
tho last pieces of rations served at
Gettysburg. Hard as a brick lr. tho
pleco of hardtack, and Mr. Perk I uri
?aya it "always wa3." '.
j Mr. Perkins'nerved In Pickett's di
Vision. Eleventh Virginia. cavalry,
Longstreet's*' .corps and ls , attending
tho , annual reunion ot Confederate
; sw ?ans.
For the Hot summer atys try
our Icy. Slot Bottle. Owl Drug
satisfaction and 't? - wtl?;i ![
mjsuse at every price ll
pk ' .: I
HAS BEEN MADE BY CLERK I
OF COURT UPON
BE HELD JUNE 17
And People Along Sbc-And-Twenly \
Creek Aro Asked To Take
Note Of Change
Tho dork of court, Mr. Jas. N.
Pearana, acting upon i>etitlon of
MoBBrs N. PJ. Oreen. II. J. Smllb
and W. Shcaror. tine board o? view
cr? appointed to Inspect and make
report on thc proposed Slx-and
Twenty drainage district, lia? post
poned tho date on which they aro to
mano their report from May 27 to
Juno \n. Tho reason why Min
b* *rd nuked for tills postponement
.vas fie intent of the drainage dis
trict and some proposed changes
and lie fact that Mr. Oreen wau III
for Home timo p?ter his appointment.
This announcement will bo of In
terest to property owners along the
Slx-nntb-Twcnty creek and they, arc
asked to noto this change In date of
Tho people In that section are
taking a great deal of Interest In the
drainage project and it will be car
ried out (successfully in all probabili
FRED G. TRIBBLE
IS IN BUGGY AND
Buys This End Davis Bros. Livery
Concern-Firm to Contin
Mr. Fred G. Trlbble, Tor the pact
10 years bookeopor for Davis Bros.,
will Known liverymen and horse
dealers, ot-this city, announced yes
terday that ho had purchased tho
buggy, harness and wagon interests
of that firm and stated that ho
would In the futuro be prepared to
servo his patrons, with a high i 'asu
lln? bf commodities. Mr\ Tribblo
will continue to uct ns bookkeeper
for the firm of Davis Bros., which
concern will handle horsoa and
mules and do a gcnoral livery bus
Tho firm of Davis Bros., is one of
tho oldest and most reputable liv
ery businesses ; In the city, and Mr.
Trlbble has been' In th?ir employ
since the business was opened. I Ho
numorouB friends will be pleased to
learn that ho has taken' chargo of
tho buggy and wagon lino of , tho
business. It was reported that Mr.
J. M. Da.vis had sold' out his entire
Interests' to Mr. Tribblo, but lt was
learned .yesterday from thc men con
cerned that Mr.: Davis would con
tinuo to have charge of tho livery
and sale end of -tho' cnn rc m.
ii A Iv A DESPAHD BXPOSKB
AS ADVENTURESS HPV
Thrilling Picture Featuring Kitty
? Gordon at Pljoa Today.
Lila Desp?rd ls a fascinating nd
veniUrc?!?.'.wlio.. enslaves, with her
chariu?, every rn sn she moots, Jack,
hor partner, living on hor mpnoy. lb
forced 'to- ieavo Franco th escape
puni:?hmont for a cr.'inn, and dross
with 'him. tho .unhappy'Lila. f}?
? /On tho boat ahe fasclmtos Sena
tor Gales, on,, .old aristocrat, and ? If
jealously nate? of tho United States
Diplomatic service, ls also very much
attracted by her and has need of all
!of lils wlll-powor to" remain true to
the girl to whom n? ls engaged.
Ula becomes disgusted with Jack's
continual begging; and ono ovohlhg,
after a violent seoao. she leaves, him.
Spica in tho employ of a fprclgr
co ve rn men t uro un xl cu s to ' obtain
national secrets-from Livingston and
shadow-and attack him. but tc po
nvnll, Dromlroff, at tho hoad of
them, recognizes lu Lila, a notorious
Monta Carlo woman of years URO,
ho ?Iso rccoRnlioa ?n her a tboi by
which tovpbtalh Livingston's secrets;
To avoid ait exposure ot hbr pa?t Ute,
Lita promises to use hor charms. ip
.opttract from Livingston gnvorntnen
By clover echoming rho. leads Misa
Wy?c, Livingston's InWnded. :tb
.break their engagement, and tho "In
lured" mau. naturally, turns'her cpnv
fort to Lila.. Quickly, his feeling tor
liar develops o n d h o asks her to ' bb
H?V wife. Realising that abo truly
)ovea hjm. ariflAregardlisss pf her pro
Int sa to Drem i ron, sho "nccopts hia
? " Jack; completely v dbwn? and put,
reads o? Uta's, approaching marriage;,
Furlouf, he rushes her away .from; ?,
mask ?boll andi demands ; that she fgb
sinf?n;;- ?$e f?ja?iy.tMSba?bs >U>
^rr?a^nt Ma hy^ptontfsW to ge*
>ney ^?r?ro -tonerbf . hst* loybrs
"'liW.tfii1 h&tV dayi/:.;-;
Dromlroff with fake pa
ly. government secrets,
.. ;*Ati?r: a few ideally, happy days i
married life. Tack appends and
poses Ula's past IJfe^ Wngstoh ra?
i to believe^., bat Ula reailaw
ipr ht m.j
': For tho Hoi Senarnerdays try i
our Icy tfot j&o?. Ow! Omi
TO BREAK DIRT FOR
,? i ,* ?
C. B. PRUITT, CONTRACTOR,
WILL GO RIGHT AHEAD
Call For One Cl Most Modern
1 Structures In City With
Mr. C. H. Pruitt.will this lAorn
A wide glazed, corridor will bisect
of tho Mattlyon-Andorson building
on North Main street and tho work
will be pushed forward rapidly.
Tho contract for tho building calls
for. completion tho lojtter part of
Hans of Building.
Tho plaiiB cali for a two story and
basement building with a frontago of
52 feet on Main street and a depth ot
90 foct on Orr street facing towards
the Central Presbyterian church.
Tho architects designs call for an
exterior In tho Italian rcnnaiBsanr.c
style using a rough textile tapestry
brick laid in Flemish bond, ?ho trim,
cornices, etc., to be matt glazed
cream colored terra cotta The main
feature of tho front elevation will b"
tho entrance which will be beauti
fully porportioned and attractive,
tho entrance doorways'being recess
ed in a tiled vestibule and further
protected with a glazed copper mar
A wide glazed corridor will bo3ect
the building on both floor and lead
to the different sultos o*: office.* and
corridors which will' have tiled
floors, marble base and wainscots.
A wide easy fireproof' stairway will
lead from the first floor corridor to
the second floor and to? the base'
. The First Floor.
Tho first floor will bc divided into
itwoive suites of offices each unite
consisting of two large offices, or,
any number can bo ; arranger eh
suite to suit renters, and all tho of
fices will be large, well propaiiioned,
properly ventilated and ear h to hu vu
ample outside light/?."'special, tm-,
phasls'having been 'placed oa the
lighting and ventilating, care belay
taken in all tho il et all H to have a
sanitary building by ; doing away
with all corners or angles that win
catch dust or accumulate dirt.
A special feature of the ofiir?? ar
rangement is the small (S'osa corri
dors that will allow, aren toi" to leave
or reach? his private'office without go-,
lng through tho gen?raV office or re
ception room. / '.'
. Tho plans have "'Jeen ?t..,'.;ctl , so
that the milts cun.be arranged.to suit
any profession or business, lawyers
may obtain in, one su Ho. library, re
ception j room, 'stenographers room,
general office and private office or
any business or professional mau
may. combino with : another. or nth?rs,
and obtain a general reception room
with tho differont offices or depart
ments arranged around It und there
by red uco expon G cs by letting one
dork or stenographer /answer for a
number of tenants, or 'a number of
lawyers can join In using one library.
The second floor has boen arranged
so that the general corridor ' te;.;t?s di
rectly into a largo reception ronni at
either end and around .thesv two re
ception rooms 'may be".' arranged of
fices, retiring roomiJ.V libratorios,
operating roomB, etc., to suit the dif
ferent * prof?rions;, all combining In
tho use-of oho reception room uerved
by one clerk and ono telephone .Oils,
should especially appealr/toV phy?:
clans, dentists, etc., b?ln?-a money
and time' saver.' .
The Second Fleer*,
The second floor c?rtalas twenty
two different offices or< department?,
eleven each; being ground about' the
two largo reception robins mentioned
above, or by clever planning office?
may be obtainod not- connected with
the 'general ' reception roojnsi ?
Ample toilet facilities.-will be pro
vided,tor both sexes. atl: corridors,
toilets, Janitors room, , cte will-be
tiled throughout, the floors with
vitreous tile and tho walls wUh glac
Special attention will be given to
the sanitary. ' arrangements/ so that
each omeo will havo a lavatory with
hot And ; cold wator, a supply and
waste willi be planned for, each ofBce
for dentista and physicians uso, if
taken by one of thiel /?rptesalon.
Electric current, and gas, will also be
supptiejd to stilt the different profess
?louai mon and special, ?tudy has
been* given tho lighting ' outlets 26
tost they will bo conventwt to all
desks or departments, . thi* also ap
ply?, to ^levhohe'.^pjn^f?^fS.
? vacQU?m cleaning apparatus elec
trically operated will be installod to
serve the = entire buildt?^ v and tho
owners propose- that ea?h office in the
but??pf wilt be thoroughly cleaned;
each night and Janitor^ servico fur
nished that villi be sar? lee .'and net
ii 1 ldc and a promise.
.The heating plant for the building
will -be the beat that money , can buy
and tenants may rcstaaiaTed that
their offices will bo properly, warmed
doy and night, ?topert|^**n?d ? once
m(^)mmTr't?\XT honra and evory
yplPt^Ce ?nd < comfot^)provlded at
? Seminal . rental and ;0?ne?ix?ro>.
"JpBforot, always a . Wnah;t,V- *n fact
^?^Want to.say that
leaves ? thek. building ?tl^J^?W
cit?ae hh died .orleft.ifeaWtyV.
The owners propos* ?t tenahu
m mm PROBABLY
STATED YESTERDAY THAT]
HE HAD ABOUT DECIDED
4 TO ENTER
IS CAPABLE MAN
And Has Paon Serving A? Officer
Of the Law For The Past
"I will iii all probability bo a can
didato for tho o?ico of sheriff," stated
Mr. Van B, Martin ye? .'day. "I
havo been seriously com .dering tho j
matter, and unless I -mange my ]
mind, will ma..,' tho race:"
Mr. Martin is ono of tho mos-ti
! widely known men in Anderson
I county and an officer who is known
for bin courage and ability, having
handled some of the most important |
cases in this section of the ?late. Ile
has been an officer of tho law for tho
past 13 years. ' Ho was on the An
derson police force for five years
and when Mr. King was sheriff ho
served as deputy. Since then ho
has been serving as ' magistrates'
constable having 'worked under
Magistrate Wilson. He is at 'pres
ent constable for Judge Cox, During
his appointment as deputy sheriff
Mr. Martin also served as special
Tho many frionas of Mr. 'Martin In.
all section;: of tho county havo been,
urging him to enter tho rac?. Be
ing so widely known,. and such a
capable man, ho will doubtless ho
one of tho strongest candida tea m
thc raco, if ho decides to run!
BIG CROWDS ARE
BY TliE PI?T?RE
Streets Thronged With Visitors]
Yesterday : Afternoon And j
Anderson wno figuratively over
flowing with visitors. ye.fclerSly, duo
principally to tho final performance)
or "Tho Birth of a Nation" shown
here ' yesterday afternoon and . last
night. From noon until far into the
night, the streets wero crowded. Many
wen; i turned away from the theatre,
on account or being unable to get
seato, lt>"was said. .
Some of tho visitons seen by a re
porter during the afternoon' were]
Mr .and Mrs. W. C. Foster, of Wal
halla; Mrs; Frank Shirley of West-)
minster; ?Miss Buchanan, teacher In
the'- Westmlnster school who : waa en
route to her homo in Greenwood;
Miss Agnew, teacher at Due Wost;
Mr. Irvin .' Cleqkley of Lat ipi er.
Among the Seneca visitors..were Mrs.
W. O. Hamilton, Miss Frances Ham-'
ilton, Mrs. Earle Harper, Miss Car
rie Mc Urary, Miss Rebecca Fr 1er son.
Rev. and Mrs. I. Bi Wallace, Mro.
V. C. Sherard. .
Nancy Hedi, and
$1.50 per 1^000
D. F^ GRIFFIN
I (Producer of Th? Birth cf ?
J LILLIAN GISH
Leading Letfy of Ths&fSh of a li
THE ROSE ?N? LILY
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mr fri ten1 i',a>r wV Mfi ii.wj'ij .n mi i f?jfti?'*i?i?.
One of the Mgktest Sps ?
la Xt?s Big Stoj?e I
-The Silk Counter
And rightly so.
You'll find here
The very best stock
in the city?
featuring at all times the rewer and wanted
Silks of every sort. You'll find specially in
teresting these Sport Stripes-^--large and small
-many colors-suitable for many purposes,
' all inexpensive
% ? '? ?? : .'" < %
Plain and fancy Silks, and the delicately
j shaded'evening silks-whatever your wants in
Silks-we'd like to haye you" tell it to us. We
? ;?/ are sure we have it. Or if it is something spec- \ .
?al we can get it for you. No trouble.
Silks 50c to $3.00 Yard I
ng*^ j Trunks |
li- Up to $25 Each f* feW
Inflecting a Trank, .
Wj^M1 V Bag,- - or [Stol* Caac-r-to.
?Wm^ ~ 'j?^ ^ ?/ S?t exactly what you,
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\ ft ? ' ue^ycu hattiratty want
V i ? ' 11 to go 'vviiiu^tha,;.*^
SOc to $12.00 Each . ' ^?W*- - T?*? . V
S^^Si^S^^^r^ . "." como. oil 'to.< ' Bee .
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