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BY CLINKSCALES ? CHESH??7 ANDERSON, S. C., WEDNESDAY, JULY 18,1906. VOLUME XLII--NO. 5
McCormick Mowers are perfectly designed and spien*
; <Hdly construeted of specially selected material ; hence
they are not only light draft, bot also exceedingly durable
> machines* They are in general use throughout the world.
I for they meet the requirements of agriculturists wherever
grasa ia grown.
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McCormick Vertical Liff Mower.
By means of the foot lever, the cuttei bar can be raised
* to a vertical position, while the machino is thrown ont of ,
* gear automaticslly. The driver can run the Mower close
A op to a ro^k, stump or tree, and, without stopping the'
!. ' team, raise UN bar to pass the obstruction, throwing the
* machine ont of gear, and then lower the bar, throwing the
..Mower in gear automatically without the loss of any time.
& The caites bar is re-enforced wita a taper rib which, in
euroa great Gtseogth at the inside oboe and allowa tho knife
.' , :- to run with the least possible friction. The long, steel ,
. , wearing piatas, against which the bank bf the knife rons,
S hold tho sections closely to the gaarda end insure a clean,
?alargo in ahmt??d
I ly designed with ? heavy countcr-balaBce on one side, thus
V forming'an excellent balance wheel, wkioh removes all jar
t ?nd vibration from tho maia frame, and makes the maohino
a very powerful cutter. This Mower ls spinally designed
for cutting in rough and stumpy fields.
. .^McCormick Self-Dump Hay Rake.
The fitongest asd meat substantially constructed Bake
rnaDiifactured. Xt ia superior in every respect to every
! ml sother Bake built. ; ' * .-. "V- \\
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I MOB AID FOBME
Capt. P. K. McCully, Sr?, B
MAYOR P. E. McCULLY, Sr.
In the primary election hold ye?tor
day Captain P. K. McCally, Sr., wac
elected Mayor of Anderson for a term
of two years, defeating Maj. Paol E.
The following le the result of the
P. K. MeCnlly, 8r. 543
Paul E. Ayer.?*........ fido"
J. E. Barton...........189
W. B. Osborne. 60
B. B. Bleekley........... 98
A. L. Welch...... 19
O. B. VanWyck.............;.. 65
W.W. Robinson........_.._ 68
C. E. Tolly........................ 180
Eugene T. Anderson.. i?
Levi N. Geer. 89
WARD FIVE *
James T. Pearson..lia
Robert E, LigosU. 140
M. D. EUenburg...102
- Gov. Hayward has called a meet
ing of the State Board of Perdons foi
Wednesday, Anguct 1. Si noa tb?
Board's - last session, petitions foi
pardon and commutation have poured
into the Governor's ornoo. and the
Board will find a good day's work out
out for itr " :.
--By tho prompt notion of Sherifl
Thomas J, Daokett? of Lsurens and
his deputy, A. B. sullivan, a lynch*
ing was narrowly averted late Satur
day evening in that county. Charley
Kennedy, a negro, charged with tak
ing advantage of a weak-minded
white girl, was th? OO?S? uf sae trou
r# There .? mighty little inn in pay*
lng for it after you have had it.
? MOT'S OF ANDERSON.
?feats Maj. Paul E. Ayer in the
HON. JAMES M. SULLIVAN
Who has been Mayor for two terms
-*sd is the present Mayor-aod who
has never been defeated. He is . can
didato for Railroad Oommissioner and
his chaoces for election are flattering.
Hon. James sf. Salli van is an hon
ored and distinguished son of Ander
son County, and the citizens of the
County are manifesting Terr great in
terest in bis race for Railroad Com
missioner. Thia, br the way, ie a high
ly Important ofite?, one that vitally
affecta the in tore* ta of ol ti sens in
every part of the State; and with men
of tho intellectual ability and on
swerving honesty of Mr. Sullivan as
Commissioner? the people of the State 1
would eeas? te regard the Commission
aa has been the ease too much in the
past, aa a useless office that serres no
od purpose in the administration of
the people's affairs.
Mr. Snliivan has been highly hon
ored and trusted by his County and
City since he consented to enter poli
tics. He was elected as a member of
Constitutional Convention of 1805, and
then waa elected a member of the
House, and afterwards was elected
oenator, without an opponent. At the
end of bis term as Senator, he was
elected Mayor of the City of Anderson
for two terms, of two years each. And
in every position he displayed that
fine sense and integrity of purpose
that had been characteristic of him in
his private affairs, ?md which had en
abled him to build up, with his asso
ciates, one of the largest and most
popula*- Mercantile business houses in
Owing to the time required of him
for his pabilo duties, he found that he
would nave to discontinue his public
or private dutiee, and he gave np bia
private business, at a large personal
sacrifice, in order that he might con
tinue in tbe discharge of hiB public
duties. He served for a time as Agent
of the C. &, W. C. Railroad in Ander
son, but resigned this position to give
his time more fully to the duties of tho
What better training could a man
have had for the office no is now fleck
ing? What a powerful faotor on tho
CommaBSion thia training and expe
rience, in public and private affairs
will make him! What a splendid
thing it would be for the State if everv
man who seeks public office ?waa as '
well fitted for tho office sought as our
friend and neighbor and follow oitizen,
James M. Sullivan!
HON. ?. P. TOLLY
Who has several times been Mayor of
Anderson and who could almost cer
tainly be Mayor again if he wanted the
office. He was one of the most popu
lar Mayor's that Anderson ever had.
HON. JOHN E. HOOD
Who served ooo term ae . /or and
who is at press?? tbs pope's? -~;ty
Attorney. He is also State Senator
and refuses another term.
OR. W. h. NARDIN
Vho served one term as Mayor and
rho has several times been urged to
ooept the office again, but refused on
ooount of his heavy medioal praotioe.
THE LATE HON? J. h. TRIEDLE
Who was twioe unanimously elected
Mayor of Anderson, and who was one
of the ablest masher s of the Ander*
- The publication commitSee of the
United Synod of the Southern Luth
eran Church, in session at Dallas,
N. ?., made a report recommending
tho establishment of a Lutheran pub
lishing house at- Columbia, S. C.
-It io said that Mrs. Harriett Ho
hum drowned herself and two chil
dren in Tiger river, Union County, as
the result of being beaten and shot by
a party of white men at her home
near Coleraine last week.
- The oontraot for the battleship
South Carolina has been let and io
about two years ono of the most pow
erful of battieshisfi will be abroad
upon the high eeaa, floating the flag of
lae United States and bearing on its
prow the name "South Carolina."
Horrible Tragedy In North Carolina.
Greensboro, N. C., July 14.--Onoof
the most horrible tragedies in the his*
tory of Rowan county ooourred near
Barber's Junction, about 40 miles from,
this city, this morning. Between the
hours of 1 and 2 o'olook an unknown
person or persons entered the home of
Ike Lyorly, a well known farmer, while
its oooupants were asleep, killing Mr.
Lyerly, his wife and two of the young?
sst children and fatally wounding the
The parents and tho three children
were sleeping in the front room on the
first floor, there being two elder daugh
ters sleeping up stairs, who were un
molested and were awakened by the
smoko and flames from below. The
girls descended tho stairs to awaken
their father and mother. On reach
ing their room they behold their fath
er and mother and tho three youngest
children lying on the bed, their heads
wero crushed and their faoea. badly
The two older daughters, Mary and
Addie, aged 18 and ht respectively,
managed to carry the dead bodies from
the house and extinguish the flames.
Then they ran to the nearest neigh
bor, W. B. Barbors, and told the story
of the awful tragedy. There being no
officoro of the law at this place, B. B.
Mullikan, train dispatcher on duty. at
that hour, wes notified and promptly
wired the news to the sheriff at Salis
bury, who started at once to the scene
with bloodhounds and posse of armed
men. Bloodhounds were al o o sent
from Winston-Salem to assist in the
pursuit of tho guilty.
? Mr. Lyerly was a highly respeoted
; cltisen and well connected and ii is
inconceivable thal any one should
have anything against him or his fam
Three negro man and a negro woman
-George Erwin, Jaok Billingham and
Mitchel Graham and his wife-have
been arrested and put in jail at Salis
bury on suspicion of oomplioity in tho
Excitement is intense in the neigh
borhood and there is talk of lynohing,
if tbs criminals are caught.
- An automobile is a source of dis
appointment or of amusement, just
ss you cr your uelgu&or fa paying the
- A woman may. chango her mind
as often as she wants to, out when a
man changes his he is pretty certain
to hear his letters read in court.
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