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OF ANDERSON COLLEGE AND
PLACES OF INTEREST
BOOK OF VIEWS
Will Bc Secured ?iy Anderson
ture of Square
Anderson college authorities have
made n contract wit'' nubllshors Tor
ii Look of vlowu of tho college ami
virons mu? the photographer sent
by the publishing house, arrlvcil Fri
day io begin taking tho photographs.
Tho photographer has a panoramic
camera, ff Mil will take many views for
the hook, among theso being ii pan
oramic view of tiie college buildings,
a horizon view to tho north of the
coll, ge, ti panoramic vlow of tho pub
lic ajuare which will Incluile all four
Bides, thia being taken from thc
court bonne; new pictures of thc
churches of the city, exterior ami in
terior views, Anderson county hospi
tal. Carnegie library and a, number ot
city ami sururban roBldonccM.
Thc book of views will bo on at
tractive one and will bo used In ad
vertising tho Institution.
IIA? ITHiHAHKI) PROPERTY
Mr. O. ll. ftrerno ?luya on Oreen
Mr. O j II, Grccno lins purchased
tho Lillian Murray property on
Greenville etrcet, tho price hoing
approximately ? 1,000. Mr. Groeno
Hinted yesterday that In all probabil
ity ho would build a new homo on lt.
TVo Ilerclopn^ntH in Strike. -
'Hiere h'ivo boon no developments
in thc ntriko at the Equinox mill.
Kv ry y illina remains quiet and it has
liot been learned just when thc mill
will start operations again.
Thc mark ?f highest esteci
the. recipient of a.gift purchas
character and high quality to,
beautiful design make lt ? gif
A splendid array-priced n
Walter H. ]
HON. JOHN L
SPOKE IN COURT HOUSE TO
ABOUT 300 PEOPLE
OF THIS SECTION
And Will Speak in Greenville,
WUTamston nd Other Places
Before Returning To
? Hts Home
Spoaklng to crowd ot bot ween :100
:iTI(1 100 people, Former United States
Senator Jno. I*. Mclaurin yesterday
nflornoon declared that he was no?
running for any political office but
that he intended to deliver speeches
in all sections of South Carolina in
order to put before the people cer
t-iln conditions which arc now exist
lng and to offer remedies which in
Mu opinion would ho successful.
Mr. Mclaurin arrived In tho city
yoHt?<rday morning from Greenville,
1 accompanied by .Mr?. Mel,antin and
.their daughter, Miss Sara Mclaurin.
On Monday Mr. Mclaurin will speak
in Greenville, probably In the mora
ine;, and that evening lin will speak
at Woodside. Sofero |cnv|ng tho
Piedmont sor on ho will speak nt
several otho places, Including WU?
Tho mooth K yesterday afternoon
. waa hold in tho court house, tho
spoakor being introduced by Judge
W. H. frlerson.
"Thoro Is no other county In tho
state In which I had ratho- speak
than In Anderson," stntcd Mr. Mc
J I .an rln In opening his speech, "t
j well remember tho first speech I
I mado hero about 26 years URO. In
looking over tho audience this after
noon I fail to sec a faca that has al
ways greeted mo on every occasion.
You know to whom I rofor, Josh
I Ashloy, tho mon who for about 2,1
n is engraved in the regard of
ed at this store. Its enduring
gether with its individuality of
t which will be forever t-??pre
.? ff:" .?J.j v, ? " ?" ' r='v
loderately from 5oc to $25.00.,
D HIS VIEWS
year? more truly represented tho peo
ple of the working class of the, stale
than any man In South Carolina, a
uian'a whose Tin agin il' meant
more in tho legislature than any
speech that could IKS made.
"I como to Anderson for no politi
cal cause," continued the speaker. "I
feel that tho timo has come when
some man who cannot bo charged
with selfish interest must present to
the people of tho state certain
conditions which need attention. If
i was a candidate 1 could not do this
without selfish Interest. I am
therefore going to make a canvass
over tho state to discus's (lucBtions
that feel -lo be brought before tho
"The first thing that I wish to
discuss is that of thc state's affairs.
South Carolina never has had a real
bus'uegs administration of it? public
alf airs. This same assertion mav be
applied to "a.ii of ino other eastern
states. Georgia never has. We
have never yet taken a progressive
step that must bc taken.
'Thc Hern edy.
"What is the remedy? 1 do not In
tend to make complaints unless I
can suggest another method. It
would bo very mean of mc to go
about offering criticism unless I had
somo suggestions to make.
"Wo have too many office holders.
One out of every 20 of the voters Is
on the public pay roll In some
capacity or other. Our taxes year
after year have steadily increased
far faster than our wealth as shown
by thc tax bookB. Thero has been
a tendency in tho general assembly
to have, boards to crcato now oihees.
Wo have men going over tho state
inspecting oil, fertilizer, etc., five or
six doing what one man ought to
Mr. Mclaurin then discussed thc
appropriation bill which demanda
tho attention of tho general assem
bly at every session and tho man
ner In which they are paused. Ho
E-'.atei that it was time for ' South
Carolina '.- tako stock and become
moro econ jin leal. "This can be ap
plied to our own private affairs. In
f'vo or six years tho boll weovll
will bo with us and then wo aro
going to bo compelled to practico
strict economy in our private af
fairs," stated tho speaker.
? Senator McLaurln said in 1905.
'ho assessment for taxation was
$220,00O',000, the revenue at a rate of
6 1-4 milla was a little over ono mil
lion dollars. Ten years later in 1915,
assessed valuation was $210,907,101.
Taxes amounting to $2,176,350 were
levied. Tho appropriation bill car
ried $3,463,759.82. There was a
studied effort to mislead the people.
Tho levy was fixed at 5 1-2 mills, and
a spec I ni levy ot 1-2 mill was made
for Mic asylum, and one mill for pen-'
s io ns, bringing tho total to 7 mills.
"So here is the proposition: In 10
years there baa been an Increase of
about 47 per cont in taxable values,
and of more than 100 per cent in ex
penditures. In other words how long
will it tako to bankrupt n man mak
ing $47 and spending $100.
In addition to tho amount appro
priated, the governor was authorized
to "borrow $50,000 to pay liquor con
stables and $100,000 for repairs on
the state hospital - property In Co
lumbia, not understanding tho fact
thai the state bought the state paru
and has declared tho policy of mov
ing tho asylum out there."
"I j do not present these facto to
cause dtsaatisfaction. This- govern
ment is yours, and tho people serv
ing you are thoao elected by you.
What we need ls a business Uko con
ducting of <tho public affairs. It
1 makes no difference who la governor
or what faction ls tn control.*"
Mr. MoLaurln stated that tho re
medy was in tho sending of able
-representativos to Columbia, men of
no certain faction, but men who . are
capable business men. Ho stated
that he would' advocate a budget
system, nppoi.it ? board consisting
of three or four mon to get this up,
ami make them responsible for lt,
After discussing the budget sys
tem, ho stated, that the next step
would ,be-to crcato a . board * under
whose direction, all str'j Institu
tions would como.
Licensed Graders System.
Mr. McLaurln then, ref or red te tho
Elate, warehouse- system and brought
the discussion to the licensed erad
c.rs system, which ho said ho wa.s
very anxious io see effective tn this
state. Ho told those prosent to
ask those who offered themselves as.
.candidates for the legislature if *hey
were In favor of ? the j licensed cotton
graders system, and if they* were not; !
hot to vote tor them.
Mt. McLaurln then took up the
Question of rural credits and dis
cussed it at some length. HO stated
that it waa the .btggust question be
fore the people of tho south today
and that tho future ot any country
depended on the relation of the'peo
ple to the land.
. , H?,;*t*ted that If cotton stored In
warehouser., could be transformed In-,
to, negotiable paper and money bor
rowed, the land oh which -the cotton
was grow;i ought certainly to be
transformed also. He. atetad that
cotton mills. arjd other manufactur
es in ,wh!cb largo sums ?fa?,
were Invited Issued stock, this pe
tag negotiable, and that tho same
might-to be true in --tho CSKO of land.
He . further dlscussid long : time
Credits, the owing of one's; home ?by
a'majority ot tho people, saying tba',
.thW.^fii ene- or .the beet means ?
preparedness he know of since every
every man would $8ht io protect
his home m not hin boarding h
; p?t?. ftfcLanriu swu?' for about
hour apd. was glvr,n close attention,
being frequently applauded.
MEETING WAS HELD
j. L. MCLAURIN MADE SHORT
SPEECH TO SMALL
Of Mil! People ?md Farmers Was
Urged-Did Not Discuas Pre
About V?:> people were present at
tho Fowler hall near tho Equinox
mill last night to hear Hon. J. L.
Mclaurin, who had come to Anderson
nt thc request of ?onie of his friends
at th's m?!l and Mr. V. B. Cheshire.
Mr. McLaurln was Introduced by Mr.
(!. P. Lockoy in a few appropriate
and well chosen sentences.
Mr. McLaurln did not discuss thc
labor situation at tho Equinox mill
at present. Ho stated that he did
not know there was a strike on there,
and not being familiar at ali with the
existing conditions, he would not at
tempt to have anything to say either
However, Mr. McLaurln did discuss
labor and the problems confronting
tho laboring people today in a general
way. Ho urged thc co-operation ol
the mill people with the farmers in
Bending tho right kind of men to th*
general assembly and asked them
not to vote for anyone who was not
In favor of tho licensed cotton grad
ing system and thc Btnte placing in
surance on cotton in the state ware
Senator McLaurln also discussed
tho rural credits, how tho mili oper
atives would bo 'affected since it
would enable some of them la.'" go
back to thc farm and thUs by taking
some of tho pcoplo away from the
.mills would assist them In solving
their labor problems.
Mr. Loeky Speke.
After Mr. McLQfcrln '-ad concluded
his speech, Mr. G-.VP. Lockey. a well
known mill operative of this section
of the state, made a short speech,
urging the loople to take heed to
what Mr. McLaurln had said. Ho
?Iso urged tba co-operation of tho
mill operatives with tho farmer and
also the sending; of a representativo
of tho mill people, to tho general as
Mr. Lackey bs a good speaker, and
a man of Wens who ia anxious to
have an opportunity, of serving his
people. Ho Intended, ottering him?
self as a candidato...for tho house of
representatives in tho campaign this
Bummer, but-since ho bas not been
a resident of this county 12 months,
ho will be unable.to make the race.
Mr. John Smith.
Mr. John Smith bi the Lebanon
section, who WUB present at the meet
ing, then arpso and made a few re
marks about conditions exioting to
day. : ;. . .
-? 1 1 ! 1
Manager of Anderson Announces
Some of Shows to Appear
Here Coming Season.
'Mr. J. J. Trowbridge, manager ot
the Anderson theatre,, yesterday an
nounced somo of .' tho attractions
booucd for next season as follows:
" "Katinka," musics:}, comedy now
nabing a big hit in Nev/ York.
"It Pays to Adyertlso." .
"The Lilac Domino." .
"Mutt and Jeff in the Wedding."
j Kefum Engagement.
Mr. Trowbridge i- also' announced
yesterday that there. would bo a. re
turn engagement ol "The Birth of a
Kation" during the'' latter part ot
. Mr. Trowbridge is now. using the
Triangle motion picture productions,
ono of tho costliest .services, if" not
tho most expensive, service that can
be secured. Ills jiatrons. appear , to
.be wc:; pleased, and coate. ipiuaaid
pictures aro bel?g shown.
?id&Ie B. Collins raul Corney Will
Arrear Them This Week,
. Th? ever weicomo, and popular
favorite, ; Eddie B. Collins, and bis
bis t??sloai comedy cqm?suy, "Fol
lies of Broadway'*,' comos tb the Pal
metto theatre fdr one -week, com
mencing Monday9 Mr. Collins ia <we
of the ,few .musical comedy stars now
appearing in the south that bas
bo on pro v lou sly copnoctod with : big
productions and baa surrounded
himself with a vCjt?fb?e 'Vcom'pt?jfr
chief ot whom i* Jmrence Wilmot,
a'dashing ..brunette, of exceptional ap
pearance and ability. Who for sever
al seasons occupied tan ? :.'huportapt
position in the better class of musi
cal comedies; also Jack Miller and
Ada Davis premior dancers, intro
ducing all -styl?ffc tot dancing r. from
plantation to modern dancing. The
soubrette end of tnt* worthy attrac
tion ls oapabiy htndled by Bessie
Jones, who is .possessed with .<*
pleasing pernonalUvi Harry FJta
jerald handles the"straight ??is In
thin, production and . the VtotefflBR
backed np w5tb a whirl-wind, slog
ing and dancing chorus, composed al
.?$817: Moore, . DafleV s ?te^a
Fields, Margaret Jackson, cEich a?
whom stands oat premtae^lr in their
singing and dancing p^emties.
RUFUS HILL RESIGNS
LOCAL TICKET AGENT
GOES TO MACON, GA-, TO j
WORK FOR TEXAS OIL
IS POPULAR MAN!
And One of Best Known Young]
Men of Anderson-L. P. Hen?
dr ix Succeeds Him
Mr. .Rufur, Hill will on Tuesday go]
to Macon, Ga., whore he hu3 ac
cepted a position with tho Toxa? Oil j
company, having resigned as ticket
agent for tho Piedmont & Northern!
oitlce in this city. iVie resignation;
was given several daya ato and Mr.
Hill was checked out on ThUt-sday.
In going to Macon Mr. Hill he
comes associated with Mr. Thad!
Horton, another Anderson Doy. who
is manager thorc. Mr. Hill has]
been associated with tho P. & ;
about. four years, two years as pay? |
manton, when tho road was being
constructed, and two years as ticket |
agent In this city.
Peing born and reared In Ander
son, Mr. Hill ls ono uf the best
known and one of thc mont popular
young men of tho city, ile har:, oeen
living hero all his life eXcepl the)
four yoarB spent at Watford college.
Many will learn with regret that he I
is leaving Anderson, but who willi
wish for bim much success In his |
Mr. Hill stated yesterday that be
did not Uko to leave Anderson, but
the inducements offered olsewhero
wcro sufficient to cause him to make
the change. Mr. L. P. Hendrix,
formerly assistant ngont hore and
later In charge of thc Helton oilicc,
succeeds Mr. Hill. Mr. Hendrik is
an lndefatigueablo worker and un
tiring tn his efforts to please* tho|
AN ANDERSON BOY
TO HELP MARINES
PUT DOWN REVOLT I
Tillman Bruce is With Force on|
"Tennessee" Speeding To
Santo Domingo i
Tiimon Bruce, son of James F>.
Bruce, 31 Prim? street, this city, la j
with the expeditionary force of U. S.
marines now headed for Santo Do
mingo on board tho U. S. S. Ten
nessee, for the protection of the
American legation there during the
current revolt against President
When insurrection breaks outl
anywhere to the south of Key West|
or north of Venezuela, tho U. S.
marines are always first on the spot.
Preparedness is the motto ot the ma;]
rino-'"Soldier and sailor, too."-al
ways prepared to efficient}" hold the
"situation well In hand."
Young Bruce enlisted in the Unit- |
ed States marine corps at Ita Atlan
ta. Ga., recruiting station on March
"Heart of the
Fa?t's Book Store
"Brightest 8pot !n ?ovrn*
T?5? SHU^ERTF?LAT??I? ;|
THE ETERNAL GRIND
"THE GIRL AND THE
nun nilli II I nu i '.ii li
i, lian .jiiuiipiiijwiitii.il III ti
With These New All White
j Crepe oe Chine Pressed
th A we'll have ready for you tomorrow. They are fine
and dandy in every little way-^they look and feel quality.
The prices go up to $25.00 and worth every bit of it.
Then you'll find loads of these thin, cool and stylish j
in a variety of* materials,, trimmed awfully pretty and really ?
% $3,50 up to $32*50 ?
New Silk Dresses, too.
li's something new most every day and the store that's
always on the look out'for the newer merchandise is surely
thc right sort of a store" for you td" do business with.
SURANGE COMPANY has been dharteted
and fully organized ipr the MUTUAL pro? f
Anderson c??nty-and aire peered, to -write ?
HA?L INSURANCE NOW. ?Hor fuit infor-i
niation apply to
Q. Frank Johnson,
m ? :
J.J. 8^Tfi,.PreaMaas ?t* ^W?S^T,^