BY CLINKSCALES & CHESHIRE .
ANDERSON, S. C., WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1. 1906.
VOLUME XL?I-NO. 7
HAS I JUST RETURNED from the
Eastern markets, Where he purchased
for Fall and Winter an elegant assort
ment of CLOTHES, SHOES, HATS
and FURNISHINGS FOR MEN, It
will be1 of interest to our many friends
and customers, to know that for the
coming season, in all Departments, we
will be better prepared than ever be
fore to serve the wants of the trading
public. As usual, thc NEW THINGS
will be shown here FIRST. 4
B. O EVANS & CO.
TEXTILE and OIL MILLS,
High Steane, Centra Stock, Short
Our "Carbon* brand i? tho best Bolt of this style marni
'W????f?t?* ^el* we Cft? furnish you our "Oaken*' brand,
Only fall thirty-two ounce Duck, made from Sea Island
m ?."?;;.: .^ete;i?;^?; :j
muchdifference inthe gr?d?a of these Belts as there is .
FARMERS MPH BDRM
eructed by 3. ?. Formera* Union
jt?T* Address all communications ID
fonded for tl; i.'? 00 hi mn to J. C. Strlbling,
Pendleton, 8. C.
For good reasons National President
R. F. Duckworth, of the Farmers'
Union, has callen m?? the cotton price
making meeking in Atlanta calle! for
Angust 2nd.- Said ar.eeting to be called
to commence in Texarkana, Arkansas,
Ctn of September.
Deceptive Growth of Cotton Stalk.
From every quarter comes reports
of the over growth of cotton stalks
which experte know that thia extraor
dinary large supply over production
of stalk has been made at the expense
of the fruiting poaibilities of the land.
Therefore the nattering show of large
stalks ia'some territories is very de
ceptive sud may lead many to over
estimate their crops. It is not stalks
with forms 12 inches apart that counts,
it io the thick set bolls from two to
three inches apart on medium stalks
that iudicstes a fine crop.
The Rallying Firmer.
We have before ns great stack? of
newspapers and letters from all over
every cotton State in the Sooth. A
glance over the news from the cotton
fields of the Sooth as written by the
real farmer himself, ia very encourag
ing, indeed, as to the determination of
farmers, to come tog? her and take
charge bf their own ai ire.
In our sister State, Georgia, we note
that they have now in the Farmers'
Union over 45,000 members and they
have jost began in earnest, and their
meetings already published numbers
for August. 72 different places. This
educational campaign of the Farmers1
Union is now oo in earnest in ali tbe
cotton States. These fermera have
gone into line all over the cotton terri
tory in. a systematic way that bids
fair to create aomething like a real
revolution in the management o? oar
whole cotton intereste.
From every State cornea the glorious
newe of large enthusiastic meetings
and the ; springing up of . Farmers'
cotton warehouses in all the cotton
States. The cotton farmers have
stopped digging in the fields for awhile
and are digging and throwing their
fortifications ready to defend their in
The cotton farmer has learned to
watch both the bunghole and tho
spicket of hts business. He no longer
continues to pour in the good stuff st
the bunghole and never look ont for
the leak at the spicket. The Farmers'
Un iou man of today has been educa
ted up to the point where be can un-(
derstand that there is two important
features of his busineos-one ia to pro
duce good crops and the Other ia to get
good prices for that good crop.
Where ia the good of producing
good crops, if the good crops bring to
the farmer actually less money and
profits than poor crops have ??nef
The unorganised cotton farmers have
for years been spreading before the
cotton tradesmen arid speculators of
the world a great and grand feast!
while cotton growers themselves have
uto od aro nod this festiva! table with
a gag in thniy e?s SHratus piaoed
mere by each other. .
Farmers, will yon ever learn tho
lesson, the ona most important lesson
before yea-that if ever there ia any
thing ??ne for the interest pf the far
mere, -1 h at far m ero themselves must
help each other! Never go about
oa?v? luK io men in other occupations
to help ypn when yod have not tried
to help, you" own interest by joining
with your fellow, craftsmen, your
brother farmer. .
* 9 .???...:. . .
Crop liars and Cotton Repprt Leaks.
They Won't Slick.
A member of another Union while
talking to a member ot mir Union a
few days ago, said that ho wai afraid
that the farmera wouln't atick after
they had met aud put a pnce on their
(Here, Brother Stribling, take a few
drops of thia camphor. Maybe that
will keep yon from "throwing up.")
No "they won't stick " Now wasu't
that fellow playing some aweet muaic,
after knowing that cotton went from
aoven cente to ten and a half io July,
of the same ycart And didn't he know
that our man knew that thia riae in
the price waa brough* about by the
farmera "a atickin' V
Say, Colonel, ?on't " ou think you
could cut the "doublt -?milla" after
that fellow's music, whe J you remem
ber that the Union met >t Texarkana,
last September and p\* the price of
eleven cente on their cotton and that
standing shoulder to shoulder they are
still getting that pricef Poor fellow,
we don't know what impression he
wanted to make on our man, bat the
kind that ho did make was that a mem
ber that ia always talking about the
other fellow not sticking, is always
the very first man to kick out of tue
harness when things don't go to ploase
Lim. Now, from what we cnn learn
thia fellow has listened so mach to the
man that don't belong to the Union,
til) be ie not only real bilious, bat be
ha? even caught, the "itch." So we
would advise him to stay away from
town, get oat of the Union for awhile,
and take bia dues and get him a box
of Fermera' Union Pills and take three
after each meal, thereby getting bis
atomach right. Also get a box of Far
mers' Union Salve and give himself a
good greasing and quit scratching so
much in company, and when he is well
of the above dise?aos let him go back
to his Union and try and be a man.
Oar Union met last Saturday even
ing, the 21st and priced oar co tton, and
now if the other Unions don't want
oar price, just watch us stay by the
price they set, first, last and all the
W. L. Casey, Secretary Five Forks
Union No; 1. . .'
Stat? Farmers Instituto,
The pregramme of the State Farm
er's institute at Clemson college from
august 7 to 10 has been issued. The
presiding officer is Prof. J. N. Harper,
director of farmers' institutes, and on
the programme are many experienced
ind intelligent men.
The programme follows:
Tuesday, August 7.
2:00 p. m.-Address of welcome and
preliminary exercises. "The Impor
tance cf the South's Producing Its Own
Meat;" Col. R. B. Watson, Ridge
Spring; experiences on this subject by
farmers present. "Farmers' Union,"
1. CL Stribling, Pendleton.
8:00 ?>. m. -"Agricultural Opportuni
ties for the Southern Farmer," Hon.
rlarvie Jordan, Monticello, Ga.
Wednesday, August JB.
9:00 a. m.-"Sheep Raising in the
3outh," T. L.' Bulow, Ridgeway; ex
periences on this subject by fanners
present. "Dairying in the South and
norkeis for Southern Dairy Producta,"
Prof. John Michels, Clemson college;
experiences on this subject by farmers
2:00 p. m. - "Horse and Mule Breed
ing; for Profit," subject discussed by
farmera present. "Dairying Adapted
to the South," B. Harris, Pendleton;
experiences on this subject by farmers
present. * 'Proper treatment for Com
mon Diseases of the Horse and Mule,"
Dr. lil A. Klein, Clemson college, "The
Cattle Industry in the Louth," Dr. C.
A.. Cary, State. veterinarian and direc
tor Ala. Farmera' institutes, Auburn,
Ala. "Methods of Maintaining the Pro
ductive Capacity of Soils," Prof, J. N.
Harper, Clemson college.
Thursday, August 9.
9:00 ft. ni,-VA Talk on the Honey
Bee/' Col. M. L. Donaldson, Greenville;
experiences en this subject by farmers
?resent. "Marketing Crops," E. D.
Smith, Zirconia, N. C. "Care and se
lection of Farm Seeds," Prof. C. L.
Newman, Clemson College. 1
2:00 p. m.-"Cotton Raising," A. J.
findal, Manning experiences on this
subject by farmera present, "The
Disease of Cotton and How, to Prevent
rheni/' Prof. H. D. House, Clemson
'ijSiOO. p. m.-"Increasing the Yield of
?pWp'' JE. Mciver Williamson, Darlmg
?o^f experiences on this subject by
formers present. .
Friday, August 10.
9:00 a. m.-"Orchard Fruits, Their
^i|^vC^ltors^^>P!Mft C. , C. New
nan, Clemson college; experiences oh
this,Subject by farmers present. "Our
Common Insect Pests and How to De
liroy Them, ' * Prof. C. > E. Chambliss,
Clemson college. ,"Ho?r to Make the
Country Home and Farm Life More At
tractive," Capt Chas. Petty, Spartan
J?M jp m.-Demonstrations, judging
?Attie, horses, sheep and swine. ?La
1 Ampio provision will be made by the
authors ti ts of the college to assist the
visitors in examining th? college, sta
tion and ?t?,the interests belonging to
j^e'Clemson.^ Ag^r^Uin^ c?ijege. ',.
' Lodging will bo furnished free to the
capacity of tHef ir^tltntion. ,
a[?p^<? for tit?&ets at the entrance to
^?b#^cKs/ ^her? y?tu; ni( jae will be
registered, and a bed furnished if poa-'
Sbie?, . v..> ;> . ?
Meal tickets can be secured, 25 cents
Governor , Heyward J has commuted
to life imprisonment the death sentence
of Smalls, tho. North Carolina white
mau sentenced to hang at Darlington
next Friday for the murder of a negro/
THE POLICE ELECTION.
Big Batch of Candidates fer
Chief and Privates.
In a few davs the new Mayor and
.men will assume the reins of the
city government and immediately after
ward will take place the election of a
city attorney, city clerk, city engineer,
chief of police and police officers, to
ether with three drivers for the city
re apparatus. It is the general belief
that there will not be any contest over
the filling of these positions by the in
cumbents except possibly in the case of
the members of the police force. There
is always a lively scramble for posi
tions in this department, and if reports
are to be reliea on, the present election
will prove no exception to the general
It may be that the office of sergeants
will be created, thereby leaving
a ranking officer in charge in the
absence or the chief, as it is impossible
for this officer to be en duty day and
It ia presumed that Chief Murphy,
with the other members of the force,
will stand for re-election, as it is point
ed out by the admirers of the present
force that they are models of efficiency
and eternal vigilance, but this counts
for little in the eyes of the "outs"
who want to become "ins," and they,
too, have friends who are said to be
urging their claims with unwonted
vigor and earnestness. It is rumored
that strong pressure will be brought to
bear to encompass what is generally
termed a general Shaking up in the
police department with the view, as
urged by the advocates of this meas
ure, of combining physical, intellectual
md moral qualifications in the selection
?f these guardians of the peace. It is
suggested that the next year being a
convention year in the city, will bring
hundreds of visitors to Anderson, ana
that the average visitor forms many
impressions of a town's pride by the
class of officers that are oftenest in the
scrutiny of the public eye, and for this
reason, among others, they desire that
i police force be elected that will re
ject credit upon the city in the eyes of
visitors as well as to inspire pride on
the part of homo folks. Their argu
ment is a irood one. provided they will
sack it up ny a cjass'of aspirants who
will fill the 'requirements laid down foy
them as it is claimed by them they will
le. At any rate the fight promises to
warm up and be lively between now
ind the inauguration of the new city
News From Neighbo.ing To WES.
(Monea Path Chronicle.)
Mr. and Mrs. W. L, Tribble o? An
lerson, who have been on a two weeks
Measure trip to Charleston, stopped
>ver to epei.d a few days with friends
md relatives here on their return
The annual reunion of Company C,
L4th 8. C; V. and Company C, James
Third Battalions. C. V., will be held
it Union Church on Saturday the 11th
lay of August, 1906. All old Veta and
;he pub"-* are cordially invited to come
with Wx lt filled baskets.
Mr. S. L. Burts, son of Rev. R. W.
Surte, of this place, has been in the
?mploy of. the Western Union Tele
graph Company for a number of years,
ma has been very successful. He has
recently been psomoted to the position
>f general inspector of the third divis
en of the company, with headquarters
Mr. Ernest Bell and Miss Janie Mc
3uern were married at the residence
>f Mrs. Allie Kay last Sunday, Rev.
M. McGee, officiating.
Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Sharpe of An
derson are visiting relatives in the
Mr. W. M. Mulkey an old Pelzer
wy who is making a name for himself
it Anderson has secured the contract
for building the Farmers' Union Ware
?ouse at Anderson. It was 50 feet by
LOO, two stories high. Built of metal
roof equipped with sprinkles. - Mr.
Mulkey'a bid was $17,800.
Mr. Dick Jones of Anderson visited
lia mother. Mrs. Jane Jones at the
Pelzer hotel Sunday.
If our public square should be con
certed into an attractive "piazza" or
?ark, similar to that of the public
Kjuare in - Anderson, the value of the
eal estate fae*- % the square would be
mich enhanceo. The public square
stores of Anderdon sell for three times
:he. prices that those of Laurena sell.
Miss May Thompson of Anderson is
n theujcity on a visit to her brother
Mrs. Ward Thompson after a pro
xacted visit to friends in Laurens
ind Marion is at home a gai...
Miss Anna Cunningham, a lovely
roung woman from Anderson, is the
rnest of Miss lone Smith:
3oagras3.onal Campaign, Third Dis
\ . . trict. .
Greenwood, S. C., July 23, 1906.
Pursuant to Article XI of the con
stitution of the Democratic Party the
following schedule of campaign meet
ings have been adopted:
MollohmMill, August 24, night.
" Newberry, August 25, ll a. m.
West End, August .?5, night.
. Greenwood, August 4, ll a. m.
. Phoenix, Ai&uftMi, il a. m. .
Ninety Six, August 18, lt a. m.
Anderson, August 2, ll a. m.
Csrswell; August 7* ll a. m.
Seneca, July 31, ll a; m.
Oakway, August 6, ll a. m. .
it Sunny Slope, Abbeville County, July
mm - ' ? . ? ,
The respective county chairmen fur
ther extend to\the candidates, for Con-:
?crees a cordial invitation to attend end
iddr?es such ol' the county meetings
is their convenience will allow. .:
. E. BJ LeitzBey, Secretary,
Ex. Com. 8rd Con. Dist.
. . -m** m m
- Greenville is talking of voting
3200,500 for street paving.
The County Pair.
The prospects for a brillant aud suc
cessful County Fair in October are get
ting brighter every day. The splendid
work done by the Fair Association and
by its able secretary, Mr. \V. E. Karie,
will be a revelation to even the people
of Anderson who have not kepi^ in close
touch with the movements o? this very
worthy organization. The premium
Hat is said to bo the most lib?ralas well
as the best assorted one ever of
fered before by any County Fair in the
South and one that offers the greatest
inducements for entries in every ch??s
and contest that has ever before been
held by this association. Enough en
tries have already been signed that will
insure some of the best and most ex
citing racing events ever given in the
State. The track has been put in ex
cellent condition and is now one of the
fastest courses in the country. Ample
provision has been made for the display
of agricultural, products and of indus
trial and of manufacturing interests,
and special attention will be given to
the proper display of these important
elements of the county's prosperity.
The poultry and stock exhibit will be
away above the average, too, for no
section of the South boasts facilities
superior to Anderson County's for poul
try and stock raising and those facili
ties are being rapidly developed to the
highest stage of perfection. The county
fair will be a matter of State pride and
The Intelligencer congratulates the Fair
Association for the splendid success it
has in prospect.
The following are the premiums offer
ed the cattle department:
Jersey cow, first, churn $10, Sullivan
Hardware Co. Second $2.50 worth
Stock Powders, Evans' Pharmacy.
Best herd of either Red Polled, Hol
stein or Jersey, bull and 4 cows to con
stitute a herd of more than one breeu
to enter, upon one entering. Second
premium to be given. First, one-half
ton Cotton Seed Meal, People's Oil and
Fertilizer Co. Second, $5.00.
Cow producing largest quantity of
milk in four milkings. First to be dur
ing p. m. of Oct. 9th, in presence of
judges. Any breed, three to enter.
Entrance fee $1.00. First, one ton.
hulls from Anderson Phosphate and Oil
Co. Second. Five pounds Stock Pow
ders, F. B. Crayton.
Swine.-Sow and litter, any breed.
Entrance fee 50c. Five sacks meal,
Anderson Phosphate and Oil Co. Sec
- A protracted meeting was held at
Forksville Baptist church, colored, near
Donalds one night last week, while ser
vices were going on in th** church M-r:
shall Duncan started a counter-diversion
on the outside. The affair was brought
to a sudden close by Lark Lindsay shoot
ing Duncan in the mouth with a pistol.
- Dr. F. W. P. Butler of Edgefleld,
a son of Senator M. C. Butler, hae
been appointed surgeon at the South
Carolins psnitentisry .
- Mr. Wees Rush of Greenwood was
caught in the falling hail while hauling
lumber to town and pelted so severely
that he had to be taken from the wag
on and carried home in a buggy.
- While in Red Bluff, Fred Scar
borough, a nephew of ex-Congressman
Scarborough, was drowned.
- Messrs. Tapp, Lockhart and Wil
lard will establish a wholesale hat house
-1 The South Carolina, Pharmaceuti
cal Association will meet at Greenville
August 8 and 9. >
- Albert Sample, a sixteen year old
boy, was seriously injured by an ex
plosion in a bottling establishment in
- R. Lee Hunter the young farmer
of Gojdville at whose store Elbert Cope
land waa killed ten days ago by Wash
Hunter in a dispute over cards, was
arrested on a warrant charging him
with selling whiskey and maintaining a
- Geo. W. LaMance, soliciting agent
for a Socialist paper published in Kan
sas, was arrested and sent to jail in
Laurens for trespass in soliciting sub
scriptions to his paper in Lydia Cotton
Mills after having been forbidden to do
- Deputy Marshal John M. Harrel
son was shot at Georgetown by a ne
gro, John Mitchell, whom he was at
tempting to arrest. Harrelson is at
the infirmary and his condition is se
rious. The ball from a 38-calibre pis
tol penetrated his abdomen just above
the right thigh. Drs. Sawyer, Des
Portes and Gaillard have the case in
- Rev. E. P. Easterling has been ap
pointed financial agent for the Connie
Maxwell Orphanage at Greenwood.
- Governor Heyward has been invit
ed to serve on a committee to welcome
Bryan on his return to this country next
month, but will probably not do so.
- Suits aggregating $3,000 were filed
against the Southern Railway Company
in the office o?*the clerk of court in
Greenville, all of which suit8 grew out
of the alleged failure of train No. 40 to
stop at Norris, S. C., on the evening of
October 21 1905., '
Chid Labor Sill a Law.
Atlanta, Ga., July 30.-Thel Senate
Eassed without dissenting vote the
ouse child labor bill, which without
doubt will receive the approval of Gov
ernor* Terrell. The bill prohibit!-emr
ploying , in any manufacturing estab
lishment in this State any child under
12 years; employment of any child un
der 14 at night work; employment of
any child under 14 unless he or she can
read and write, and employment bf any
person under 18 unleaa he or she shall
hilve attended school at least three
months during preceding year.
- Much excitement prevails atJBrinkley,
Ky., as the result of un order hy Judge
Gardner, of the county court, summon
ing a posse of 300 men to bring in a
nra ty of feudists, dead or alive, from
- Twenty-one cars loaded with Fed
eral troops passed Fort Worth Texas
enroute to the Mexican border posts,
and it is believed the government is
strengthening the post in anticipation
of a threatened uprising in the Mexican
- A tremendous sensation has been
created in Rome, Ga., over the discovery
of an alleged shortness in the city .
clerk's office of the amount of $35,000,
which is said to have occurred during
the administration of the late Halstead
- Dr. Ed. H. Place is dying at Bos
i ton as a result of a successful attempt
he made to save the life of a child pa
I tient who was choking to death from
I black diptheria. The child bit him.
- Delegates to the Inter Pa.rliam.en-?
tary Conference were received by King
Edward Thursday morning. Previous
to the reception, King Edward received
William J. Bryan in a special private
audience. Col. Bryan was introduced
by Ambassador Reid, and the visit was
paid at the King's special request,
- President Rooaovelt will review
i the Atlantic fie /t at Oyster Day on Sep
! tember 3.
- French expo: c* to the United
States the last fiscal year broke all rec
ords, totaling $107,240,547.
- It is understood Russell Sage's will
leaves nearly all of his estate, estimated
at $100,000,000, to his widow.
- The former members of the Rus
sian lower house adopted at Vibork, Fin
land, a revolutionary address to the peo
- A young womuu of St. Louis died
from eating pickles and drinking vin
egar, which she had heard would reduce
- A negro real estate agent is driv
ing white residents from West Side
apartment houses in New York which
he has secured for members of his own
- There is no fear now in official cir
cles of an anti-foreign movement in
China. The American transports sent
to Manila for an emergency will return
to the United States.
- The acting secretary of tho navy
has issued an order directing that all
violations of the eight-hour law in naval
works during the last two years be in
vestigated and reported.
- The first wireless message from
the artic regions waa sent Saturday by
Walter Wellman to President Roose
velt. Mr. Wellman has reached Ham
me rf est on his way to the pole.
- Several thousand factory em
ployees, particularly the cotton mill
operatives, quit work at Hope Mills,
Cumberland county, N. C., and the fac
tories are all idle. The cause of the
strike ie thc importation of a number of
foreigners, mostly Italians.
- Prompted by jealous rage Salva
tore Deve, 25 years old, fired four shots
at Theresa Lodi to in New York. Miss
Lodito escaped uninjured but three pe
destrians were struck by flying bullets,
two being seriously wounded.
- The Boykin bill passed the Georgia
house on the Boykin substitute by a
vote of 132 to 15. This cleans out all
bucket shops. Only nine members voted
for the Anderson substitute which
sought to moke a distinction between
thc bucket shops and exchanges.
- A serious uprising in Persia ia re
- A Buffalo political leader declares
William R. Hearst will be New York's
next governor. : .-. -
- The hearing of the Castellano di
vorce suit in Paris will begin either
October 17 or October 24.
- Two safeblowers were captured at
Rockford, 111., after an exciting chase
which covered thirty blocks.
- Disorders continue throughout Rus
sia, but there is no sign of a general
uprising of the peasantry.
- Announcement has been made in
New. York city that the trial of Harry
Thaw, the-alleged murderer of Stand
ford White, will begin on October 15.
- Indications point to the postpone
ment of the threatened general strike
in Russia. A definite decision will he
reached in a dey or two by the Council
of Workmen. .
- After singing a hymn H. C. Holmes,
a merchant of West Union, O., engaged
in a pistol fight with a policeman mid
was killed in front of the government
- Joseph Wolf stein, n Chicago ticket
broker, tried to get into the wrong flat
and was Bhot by E. D. Norton, a mem
ber of the board of trade, who mistook
him for a burglar.
- A cablegram from Manila announc
ed a recent engagement between in
fantry and the constabulary on one side
and hundreds of Puljanes on the other
in which 150 of the latter were reported
killed br wounded.
- Tho closing session pf the confer
ence of the interparliamentary union
was held in London. The delegates
were entertained at a luncheon in the
house of lords, a speech by William J.
Bryan being the chief feature of tho
- The State department has inter
vened in behalf or Miss Millie Brown
and her associates of Columbia, Isle of
Pines, who are imprisoned in Havana
for constructing a snort telepraph line
on the Isle of Pines. It is believed
they .will be pardoned by the Cuban
Bennion of the Gist Hi?es.
The annual reunion of Gist Rifles
will be held at Williamston on Friday,
Aug. 3. The following official notico
has been issued:
The twenty-fourth annual meeting
of Gist Rifles, Company D, Hampton
Legion, Survivors' Association will ba
held in Spring Park, Williamston, S.
C., Friday, August 3, 1906, at ll
o'clock a. m.
All Confederate veterans and their
families and veterans of the Grand
Army of the Republic are cordially in
vited to meet with us.
R. V. Acker,
Wm, F. Lee.
Secretary and Treasurer.
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