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HAIL, SEVERE WIND AND
ffl^VY RAIN COME
COTTON AND CORN
Telephones Out of Commission
and Impossible to Obtain
Accurate Information as
Extent of Damage Done
Tim city of Anderson and sur
rounding community wa? visited by
4fh*t lu ?ind iq ho ihc severest storm
tn Ita ; history yesterday afternoon
about 4 o'clock, coiiHldorablo dSm
aen 4?e!ns doss b~ hell ?.nd wt sdi
Owing to tho fact that nearly all or
the rural telephones wore out of
VomnJ'sslon, Tho Intelligencer waB
uiinhlc toiit night to secure accurate
information concerning tho extent or
the damage and tho width nnc1.
?enuth or tho path of tho storm.
} Tho storm broke looao In Anderson
ii few minutes lieforo 4 o'clock after
ono cloud had seemingly passed over,
lt appeared ns If two clouds carno to
?oilier lust west of tho city 'and <tnov
.:. sd no.rthcattward, many being of tin
opinion'that I Uti o damage was dono
In the wcBtorn purt'of tho county.
The storm raged for about 15 or
,20 minute?, tho wind blowing at e.
'.. tyrrlflc gnlo, tho rain falllhg tn tor
rents abd the hall covering .th?
ground.' Tho rain foll so . fa?t thai
it was Impossible for ono to soo any
thing nt a distance of 100 feet.'
From ali information '-that could
- .bo-gathered .and from all reports, lt
seens that tho storm was severest
tn tho 'vicinity of North Andorsou.
V Mr. Nelson Qreon stated that tho halt
did considerable- damage to tho cropn,
especially tho cotton, I but not UB
great us he at first thought. He
Btated that in hi? opinion many
acres of land planted In cotton would
havo to bo planted In corn or in aotno
other crop. Mr. Oreen' was of thu
opinion that tho datnugo was greatest
botWeen his homt uud ibo city or
. in Anderson damage was done to
the extent of u-cvoral hundred dollarH.'
.Hovcral plato glass fronts werd
blown out and other damage done by
tho hall and wind. The water flood
ed the ctrcetB and South Main street
at the city hall had tho appearance
of a river.
Two ot tho heaviest losers ojro
probably thc Southon? Public -Utili
ties company and the Southern Bell
In dlfferont partB of tho city largo
trees were blown ucroBs tho wlros of
tho Southern Public Utilities com
pany In tho car yard on West Whit
nor street & trsa i>!cw ?owss, foll
serosa tho trolloy wira and toro ll
dow a. In other soctionB of tho city,
trees were blown across tho powo:
feed wire?, tearing them down. Mr.
15. A. Orr stated laste yesterday af
ternoon that tho damuge had no;
boen BO great and that few would bs
Inconvenienced. . ,
Mr. VJ. S. Beaty of the Southern
Boll Telephone company stated at
0 o'clock yesterday, afternoon that 100
telephones; had boen reported as be
ing out of; commission. Out ot Vi
long dlBtanco linea running out ot
tho city* only ono was in order last
night. Mr. Beatty etntod that extra
forces would bo put on today and
rej. ni i f: bo made aa rapidly as pos
l?de. Ho askB tho patience of thc
public In thia matter.
It waa Impossible last night ta
obtain a list.of all Instances of dam
ages which, had been do.--.o. At the
St. James hotel ono of tho chlmnoy
tops was blown off, about ono ton ot
brick falling off onto. Mr. Jas Prosa?
loy's automobile. The top of the
f A EVANS
.'..V '- y . . .
tar Cut .
fourth of a Nation
rome in Tho Barth of a
ear wan torn up and other damage
done to tho machino.
A Ford automobile Btandlng In
front of tho Citizen's National bank,
and facing the wind, tho brakes bo
lng on, was blown a distance of
nbout 100 feet in front of Moore
Wilson company. The top of the
machine was practically destroyed
and tho windshield shuttered.
A large plate glass front In The
Intelligencer ofllco waa blown out,
this alone entailing a los? which- will
amount to over $100. This was one
of the largest plate glans In the city,
only ono other b?lng larger, that
at Tolly's Furniture Htoro.
Tho roofs of tho store rooms oc
cupied by D. .Oelsberg and Thomp
son's Shoe ?rtoro"wero partly blown
o if and lt ls said the stock of good?
wore damaged by water.
Trees were blown down In all sec
tions' of .tho city. In thc yard ut
Arlington,' the home of Mr. W. R.
Osborne, five treus were blown
down. .Many of the beautiful shade
trees of the city were ruined.
- OwlDg to the condition of the tele
phone wires, Mr. H. H Fflisscll, <>:'..
flclal weather officer, co?ld not be
communicated with last night, and
therefore tho voloclty of tho wind and
inches cf rain could soi bt secured.
It ls; not thought tho storm was as
severe south of the city.
Mr. Q. Frank Johnson was In WU
llamston when tho storm, reached
there. Ho stated upon his return to
Anderson that tho storm was not aa
sovcro over thor o. Mr. S. W. Byar?
returned from Honca Path late yes
terday afternoon and ho stated it
hud not rained thero when he left.
It ls Impossible to estimate the
damage done to crops, but lt will
doubtless ruin up-Into thousands ot
The hail foll thick and fast, the
stopes measuring ono inch in diame
ter in some instances. It was tho
severest etorm tho city of Andorson
has had in tho memory" of some of the
oldest inhabitants and was almost
Local Barbers Met Last Night
. and Made ApHcatkm For
Thirteen employees of six Ander
son barber shops met In the hotel
Chlquola shop laBt night for the pur
poso of organizing a local union.
Temporary officers wero elected and
application for admlttanco to tho na
tional union waf .arranged for.
vThe organisation etteot'edlast night
lu due to* the offerts of Mary Kelle
,hsr,' who came to Anderson as a re
presentative of tho American Feder
I aiton of ', Labor. Permanent officers
! will I be chosen by th*? tocal union
when a charter nun been secured from
headquarters of. the. -national union .
Touiperory officers woie elected as
A. S. Brown, president.
J. H. Gulloy, vice prrBldent.
T. C. Farmer,, recording secre
. A. J. Amos, financial secretary j
.WY J. Edwards, treasurer.
, Those lo attendance.' wore A. G.
Brown, A. J. Amos, H. P. Smith, J;
H. Greer. T. C. Farmer,.W. J. Ed
warde, C.- B Bruce, J.H. Gulley,
T. C, Threatt, W. A. Lindsey, C. S.
Hallie, b. Rainer.
./? Otbora are expectod-to join tho or
ganixtLtlnn . later, A representativo Of
tho new organization said last night.
L?LIAN G?SH AT
"The lily and The Rose" a Heart
Anderson theatregoers will wits,
ness a rou! treat, at ?the Anderson tj>*
day, where' Lillian Gish, the popular
Utile actress who played a horcdne
J&f?in "The,Birth of a Nation," will
be econ in. "Tho Lily arid the 'Rose|'.f
another . Griffith .production.
The picture consists ot five reel?
andVwithal is ar heart'winner. it
appeals to the fancy of both young
and old and Bends ono away from-Ute
theatre with that; pecuMar fooling pl
getting out into a world where ?v?ry
tblng |s rosies' and Sunshine.
A^.^Mrona:-of-..the Anderson may. wit
ness this picture today at tho regu
lar hours obsolrve^ ,by that theatre:
(*nrd cf Thunk*. ^??fX
.-,toe wbn-v to. extend .our sincere
thanks to ohr many friends; md
neighbors who lia va t?neder?d tis
much'kindness and many favors dur
ing the illness and death of our dear
?mother; Mn?. Emily BaonlStPr.
May Gods richest btesaloge .; ?eit
upon each ene of them and may ihr? !
Oil mee.t around the Thrp?e ns
: :'"?'.; .. \. The Children. ;
?ire fa Grceaw&oti. ' A
^?i:^ro'V;fa,'i.i ?Greenwood ? -' en ' Mondsjy
.momUis ;dld : conafd(V*oble doniage
to a restaurant owneit' . ..by't,:00s?Att*
it?wt** oip^hio r.eityVv/'HoAs^aJp?J^
ed af 0900 ?n$J was cdveired by la
mi ranea, ;
;Confere?ce? will : be held. kV *t?t
$mfc Baptist church next Saturday
>efter?oon ?t a: o'clock ; ;;'/:/. .;?"
; :7?e^tT^? FcTeeasi ; .
i Por 6ootb^^ ;jBh<a?(5rs and
cooler Wednesday ; Thur^ay* fair.
Cherry. Cfco<\rt&t? and VaniS?a
Ice'- Croon ; at . the<>^.-^Ttiat&
AUTO SP? Witt
(CITY ATTQRN^Y PREPARED
NOTICE OF INTEREST
Of Tho Driver? Of Ci\y ta Asked
In the Enforcement of
Below 1B printed a statement from
the city attorney, Mr. G. Cullen Sul
livan, which has been prepared, at
tho request of the mayor and1 city,
council in their efforts to have the
ordltmnco regulating tho driving of
automobiles of "thocity and which . al
zo ??k? tbs ca-op??r'?tioii of tho peo
ple of th? city.
The article follows:
Tho city council has requested me
to make a statement In regard to tho
enforcement of thc ordinances of the
city regulating automobile speeding,
the. use of "cut-outs" and reckless!
driving of all kinds.
This matter, was thoroughly dis
cussed at the meeting of council yes
terday afternoon end lt was recog
nized that we must have tho co-oper
ation of tho public und particularly
of that portion of tho public using
automobile?,' if anything permanent j
ls to be accomplished Council rec-j
nlzos that a large majority of ?ho,v.?
uBlng automobiles are opposed to
what is generally called' "speeding"
and that very few if any automobile
drivers aro. intentionally re?kje&Bi or
intentionally operate their carat at' a
dangerous rate of speed. Nevertber
less, all who are1 observant will agreo
that the new pavements havo proven
to. be too great Jo; temptation to many
automobile ' driven; and unless some
thing druidic ls done at once serious
ace i den ts must* follow and probably
Innocent children;and others will bo
Lilied. Unfortunately ' lt usually
takes some spectacular* accident '.?to
fully wako up the publia to* tho
Council wants the- Anderson public
to wake up nov/ beforo the accidents
come, before somebody's child is kill
ed--perhaps yours',-pr mino. ?
xIt Is'very easy to-say: "Enforce tho
law." The more important. thing vis
for each automobile drlvor to help .b>. j
obeying tho law by making- "speed
ing" and reckless'.driving unpopular.
for? after all, tho enforcement of
this 1P~V depends to' a large extent
upon the citizen who gets on tho Jury
to decide whether' or not. bis .neigh
bor has .been' "spoiMlug"'1er -Voicing
at a dangerous rate'ot Bpeed. Then
of equal if not, mor?''injibortance than
thV "8pe?ding'l'?!'^8, the; careless driv
ing around cornera 'and ?particnlarly
blind coners. :Bvery;i driver ". should
slow down tb ; a walk at such plac
ea. Marty towns and cities voqui ro a
full ' atop at dangerous corners >' and
unless there is immediate and exten
sive Improvement lu ' Anderson coun
cil will ' adopt slmllatf' regulations.
The. "cut outs" ! aro a nuisance
nearly all wiil. admit; : particularly at
night und- for the automobile..drivera
te dispense with it:; ir;o I:; no crear
hardship and a substantial help to
the peace and quiet ot the people gen
eral'y. ? '>.'L
Under instructions from tho city
council the policemen will begin bf
tor 12 o'clock nooty Thutbday. a sys
tematic effort to put ,a stop to
"speeding," y careless' or recklesa
driving and "cut outs" and l'-bellevo
the good BBCBO and thought fui regard
for lifo and "prbporty of" the automo
bile .drivera will caus? them tb co
operate With tho policemen' in- thts
effort to ?vbid' serious' nccldenls.
Council recognizes" '; tho difficulties
'and bab roquested m'e;torglVe the:pq
1 leoine n a plan. It'-'is my; idea- and
.I ehalt, instruct tbe?-policemen, not
^^10* stop-watches.fbut toV familiar-:
.Izo themselves with the speed ; OL
cars so aa to bo ablo to determine
approximately how foot ? particular1
car .is: .being, driven,'
. This can be done, hy; having care
driven by them nt 15 milos. nor hour
(tho legal rato of apned except !..ut
,eo.r?Jartf,) .-.then at 25 miles per . hour
iipJIk^S^vmiles per hour., -:In fact, any
.man of, average intelligence knows
!iw|potoiice botween 15 miles per
honr and, 25. or 30' milos .per hour.'
iTko main point is thet a car is olear
ly ylQlatlng'ibo ordinance. lt.would
be practically impoaslble oven w.Ub
a atop-watch to get tho" speed of ?
car to the exact milo ami-thia ought
not to' be necessary.'. In other words,
the effort of tho policeman will bb
to put a stop. to M9bJ^^/-|Jtt|^'
clearly: unlawful and ;dangovoua and
also to carolee or ^Tecwebe^?jr?ving
'.without rbg&rd to sp?od. A car can
be .driven '.carelessly at 10 miles per
-hoer. ? ..'. .
V.Jt ^ohia ibb an oxc??lc-nt. aid; .te. the
?on?.breament .of this Ja?7 arid tim
^?bl??fttton of: those*daVe*ore . If tho
iBUtembhiio owners ?Honis'elveS; -would
Organize" and a?opt^ro?^ittd regul?r
^o^jjfar.^ *vb,e jdiscbj|^opient , of.
^TMiWitesn?e roqoitfnV driving" '
tho right Ia also, important and mu
bo. enforced ?trtct?i^asWsVelF.'asVthe
..rebaire'ment-'tbat >thb ??i^bo-obmt?e^
xmw*'* '?ertsSri -w? . j&Mi&.W- po
;ebre -*f^. ?s?w/rted on
O?ftttehoaTd ' ?ards'.-:'' which- . deda - not
comply'-with thc law
Op .-behalfof -cottnc&end-.ihe.poiic?
j ??paxfcment,. I ?" appeal! to all citizen ?
to cooperate in tbs ??nforeement; ot
alt trafile regolattonir' and* If tnt'?Ite?
BMMWII'''11 11 ' i1 11 bo a
gvKjd citizen and coneMer that '.he
fe^tobr.v ha* ???m*. noS^rWJ^ ij'ftS?
^rf?rm'..?ny uapi?ejsnt. 'duty for tho
are your clothes,
of latest fabric c
tied to it-await
Qt rec ttl and' particularly ot tho Wo
men, children and aged. .
? ' K . Q. * Cullen Sullivan,
City Attorney, ,
PLOW UP COTTON
'Acreage Retraced 25 Per Cent
Because of Peat
. .Johnston; Storm & Co., quotes, the
foliowieg; contract: from a letter rc?
colved from their manager In Opc
.7. saw them plowing up cotton down
there (Piko county) that was nearly,
knee high and planting it. In peas
and ether stuff en account of the wee
vii, and I want to toll you that,they
aro certainly thick as I went out la
the/fields myself where they were
plowing up the cotton and'there'was
plenty there. : They are going to
l?ave. from * to 7 aeren'ia cottop,
where they had from IB to 2B~ acres ' to.
tho plow- and are going .to try . ami.
pick this small acfeage two or ?Ibr?i
timos t. ? week Now ?hete-.* is io
of them who say. they; aro not gol
to plow-lt .up'hut the best :pestj$,?&?jSi
and tho largest. fariaore. are doing
lt, and they told me that thc.acreage
bttore ?,U thia started was reduced
In that section fully 25 per cent..Yon
are goldi tor. hear, from the weevil
more ajd.aipro. all .the. time .la. C-eorK
gia ann Alabama as thoy aro shoeing
up everywhere . In South ':.' Alabama'.
,We haV?. .not-.-had enough.; rain "yet!.lb
get nil bf eur cotton up in thia EOC
tlon,. having'only one rain: last week,
and; there Is fully 25 per cent pf ^our*
cotton around h3"r? that is not up j!
now ? and' whllo lt is comlug up
mighty slow, it wo should got a good
rain I think wo miglVt get ^'f^Sg&?
stand Without- repia?i?ns? although
lots of; farmers htive. ropl??i?dvalhce
the Tain last we?k and; this colton
coming up. .
v ? In Cchtntv H??p?taK.
Mro..: B. ;B^-l^Yeret)LO-of IYBVU?Jf
the county hbsnltal having. u??de>g?np
au operation' for npp^orif?f??*'/. ors
-men-if you would appear as you wish
-if you want that tidy-"well hung"
A wealth pf mo?J?ls--~a wide assortment
:reatiohs and a guara iit?e, with nostrings
you at our store.
; " I
We ; nought tuteo mouths .- ago, at a
pt-ico that "we cpv?dri't ; dupiicato now
Un? , Tr,,- uninv-rhoyond a t?oub$?3&^
it ls, ihe.yfary teH'-T^rl?Bli'^t^r-tk-i
the city for
. They aro well filled, extra ; gppd
..weight, pud S'/?Sii inches. ih'isis?} .?'
We have somethfug Tko OfflB
dopn: they will last- a little While,.
not that lorv If yonll :?ust taito the
trouble to oorae' In ?nd . bx&lr?tce? thtfm.
You will iiuy llbar&lly;vyott ought'
to,: for ri;'7/e eaid, we caif> duplicate.
thdso. prices.. V>u ee^^/Uae^^ar^^^tuiiB,
efrh'ctQd: fab$*}ffi^'i$i&?k .Towpte.
aa wall Sa roany ot??er tulu?s: , ?jiy
^s^it'ftoB^t^ -iSS^-llm*? for yb*
;.jt?-'^n4^^lVjNi1(:-^ii?x J?^:how good
they,, yd?l?y arti; . . ' >.
* " ; -Your"?hohe; bi*'^^ti?t #t?det. Wi?:
rb*&v? prompt *tteatto^i tob- 1