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Washington, April 18.-Forecast :
South Carolina-Increasing cloudi
ness Sunday; showers and colder in
afternoon or night In interior. Mon
day fair in west, showers in east:
moderate southwest to west winds.
The question ls, "Will the Shriners
Set Atlanta's goat?"
fears like, too, that Bill Sulzer
would let lt rest at that
Of" course, lt was natural for tjf\e
Thaw case to end, since Spring ofX)lc
yan* ls here, anyway.
.> O' ?
?res In Anderson are vaj?y lncon
alderate. It is sinful to watf a peTBon
Vp at 4 a. m., so regular^
.We easier to get/together at a
taacnet than at thy/ n .. Abe
Martin. "Kurr^ ^ W<J
X^s^f^^J^% Secretary. Daniels, we
beg to state^ we aint seer, our duty
yet, but we are dead ready.
We never had any pretty April days
like this whm we had a baseball
team, playing on the frome grounds.
Personal-Mr. Redd Bugg started
for his game preserven near Anderson
8 C,-wbv.rc he proposes to spend the
t Til? ?rU=i?? league na* an ?ye io
bnstness tn playing extra Inning
games this early in the season. Box
' Trouble about tiie sort of cranks
who fired at Mayor Mitchel and hit a
lawyer, is that no one suspects them
until they get their victim.
Still that North Carolinian who has
-a three-legged calf, needn't be so big
about it We have several mon in
"South Carolina with two faces.
Nothing will absolutely be eradicated
by prohibition. It was not so in Eden.
Out all crimes may be minimized and
curtailed-and that helps some.
Ateo we note several candidates will
he able to appreciate tito feelings of
the hoy who usually holds the bag In
g snipe hunt after thc election.
What kind of wedding present will
the Baltimore bankers send Mr.. Mc
Adool "You couldn't hardly notice it
as the minstrel man used to
The International Surgical Con
srass has Just adjourned in New
York, but we 'sped that little mutter of
lancing a boll will feel just as bad aa
By the time the lawyers keep on
dragging the Vaughn case through
tho courts, tho self-confessed demon
will become a martyr-tn tho opinion
Thebk goodness, our splendid can
didates for governor make their own
platforms and need no old Baltimore
convention. By the way, there *re
gOailC platforms this year.
That Georgia newspaper needn't
crow so shrilly because one ot Ita
subscribers, just dead, was 106 yean
Old. In South Carolus many of our
folks HTS SO long that wa bare to shoot
'ein IP order to replenish >ur grave
COMM I N ITV SIM HI T
The visit of Albert M. Carpenter to j
Anderson causes Home to punce uno!
recall the fad that lt was he who
bundled the work which has resulted
?a tin- beuutlfuJ institution we call
ours -Anderson College. Mr Car
penter o? ?ourse did not do it all.
Even UK thought may not have been'
his. The lute Fred (J. Brown, Wm.I
lt Osborne, lt. S Lig?n, fitas S. Sul
livan. and other progressives had
dreamed of a college on this site.
Hut it -.vas Mr. Carpenter, who, as'
secretar/ of thc Chamber of com
merce, saw something must be done,
and put tito wheel in motion. Just
ul ihut critical time Anderson was be
llin divided, and what was worse, was
falling hack. Tin- prospect was any
thing hut encouraging.
It was not the work of a moment
lo start the campaign to get a college
for Anderson. The plans were con
sidered for weeks. In the very midst i
of the campaign the two small mills :
east of the city were smashed.:
Those were bad days for cotton mills,
when Brown and Sully and Hayno
were shoving tile market to .20 centH.,
But, even in the face of this Ander
son College was started, because Au
dersun pulled together.
And after the pledges were taken
and tho movement launched, there!
were stalwart, wlunlng personalities
hero to carry it through, over obBta-/
des which usually arise after such' a 1
whirlwind campaign for suVjscrlp
This shows what'a commv"jnjty can
do when lt takes the uo/?on into ,tH
head, a purpose Into itsj heurt ttnd the
throttle Into Its humK1B Ovcr-promo
tlon is as dangered a8 BtagnoUon.
But u carefully fanned business un
dertaking will /carry UHeif through.
What has An/firiton College done for
Anderson? ^t na8 put confidence and
hope Into jf*n0 ht.artB Df a pe0ple driv
en almm?ft i|)lo abruption. And look
ing "Won what has been accomplished,
th^Xeople here are filled with a high
j rj2C?Oive and a common purpose to
irffnake this a great city some day.
Tho people here are pulling togeth
er, nnd there is a fine community
spirit here, lt has been developing
and growing ever since the day that
water was pleasant, found that it
water was pleasant, found that they
could float Anderson College, and
with the Improvements being arranged
for and to be consuinated. the good
old town will be very much In the
swim in the next few months.
THE VISITING! PREACHERS
There are in tho city today two
preachers of note. The Rev. Jas. D.
Kinsrd of Greenwood comes here to
organize a branch of the Lutheran
church. The Lutheran denomination
?B somewhat ltkc tho Prebytorian in
belief and the Episcopal in form. !t
ia making a great deal of progress In
the south. Twenty years ago in the
capltul of the state this denomination
was very weak, two small, struggling
chur hes. Today there are in Colum
bia two strong churches and two or
more new churches, a theological
seminary and a publication house that
ts valued at more than $100.000. This
is the central publication house of all
the liUtheraus south ot Pennsylvania.
The other preacher who is here to
day Is Rev. D. E. Camak of Spartan
burg, who is the founder of a splendid
work that is being conducted in the
outskirts oft that city, an industrial
school for the help of young men and
women who work Itt textile plants.
Thia school gives them an opportunity
to assist In paying their way through
school by work in tho mills. Ander
son people will recall thc splendid ap
peal made by this young man when
Conference met here a little over a
year ago. Rev. J. W. SpeaWe of this
city ls one of tho trustees and most
enthusiastic warkers for thia school.
Mr. Camak will preach In Mr.
Speake's absence. The school recently
received a legacy of several thousand
dollars and has provided itself a beau
tiful home which limy be awn from
the Interurban windows as the train
approaches S pa rt a n burg.
RILES FOR CONSUMPTIVES.
Acting under a law of 1912, the
New Jersey state board of health haa
issued thc fsilowis" rules, ~h!ch arc
tn be followed by all consumptives in
1. All persons suffering from pul
monary tuberculosis (consumption)
shall effectively destroy their spu
2. All persons suffering from run
ning sores due to any form of tuber*
culosls shall burn all soiled dress
ings Immediately after removal.
I, The room occupied by a tuber
culosis patient shall have at least one
4. No person suffering from pul
monary or other communicable form
of tuberculosis shall handle food de
signed for the use of others except
when necessary In the performance of
household duties, unless the food be
wrapped in such a way as to protect lt
from contamination or unless some
necessary subs?quent procoss of pr?
paration such HM cooking will sterilise
it and prevent UK carrying Infection to
'<? The manufacturing of any kind
ot good H 'or commercial purposes or
the performance of any work known
as "shop work" in the home of any
person suffering from pulmonary or
other communicable form of tubercu
losis. \A prohibited, unless the product
ls such as can be sterilised, and un
less sterilization ls done in strict ac
cordance with thc requirements of
th? local board of health.
WH? NOT WORK IS CONGRESS?
Mr. Speaker ( lark is quoted as
saying recently that the congress
would noon find it necessary to re
main in continuous session, so urgent
ami so voluminous have become the
business af?airs ot the United Slates
That such a condition exists we
have not the slightest doubt au.! we
have IOIIK thought thal coiigrewj, <
could, with profit to tho country iU
large, remain in practically y?nti?i.
nous session. Certain lY,.?jy,;i United
states government hjy^ greatest or
ganization on thc/fy,.,. of lhe globe,!
BO far as bujbj^K ,a concerned.
It ls a \v*fn know,, fuct that the pl
gaulle Corporations of this and all
Pitier nations are continuously at thc
bat, to borrow a phrase from our
baseball friends. The salary of a!
member of congress is fairly remu-j
neratlvo If thc member lives as do^
tin? most of his constituency. "Hack i
hoce" in the average member's dis-,
iricf there are not ten persons who]
would think of neglecting their Ursl
ncr-s a'rairs for a fu'l half of each
This being so. we see no reason why
the average member of coneress
shouldn't be advised as the old lawyer
advised the hero of "Brewster's Mil
lions" when that worthy was Inclined
to lay down on the job: "Stick to j
your knitting, damn you!"
yOf course we built the canal. It's]
ourn to keep, its ourn to preserve,
ourn to defend - to paraphrase Judge
Story. Hut no railroad can live on
local business, and no railroad gives
away a local business to acquire for- j
It is rumored that the physicians
of Greenville are In wretched health
-overwork from writing certificates
that tho militia over there cannot go
In the cl?an-up campaign In Spar
enburg we hope nobody will take too
literally tho injunction "palnt-up."
Likewise, Why ts Mexico?
It ls a very Blow day when Villa
doesn't "com?scate" eoinethlng like I
$75,000 worth of cotton.
That Admiral onroute to Tampico is
named Badger. And he will badger
Mexico Bure, if Huerta doesn't be
"Daniels praises nudger's Spirit,"
is a headline In the esteemed News
and Courier. Well that ta the only
"spirit' we have ever "hearn" tho Sec.
If the worst Comee to the worst, af
ter the American fleet is in Mexican
waters, we favor sending Big King
over to Mexico City with instructions
to spank Huerta within an inch of j
Then, too, we shall rest easy as
long as we know that both Colonel
George Balley and Governor Oscar
Colquttt are betwixt weuns and the
"Englishmen say Viiia Needs Lous
ing After," says the News and Courier.
For once we feel confident that Hu
erta will agree with John Buil.
Just to be frank, is lt fair to our boys
who keep up a military organisation
to have them pulled down by lazy tn
dur?rent militia companies in other ]
ivar ts of the .state? ! ie ward for the
faithful and kick out the drones.
One reason why Huerta did not j
want to ure that salute was on ac
count of the smoke nuisance. Makes j
so much noise and rsoot. Why not]
give a college yell In honor ot the Del?
Tbe Catawba Rifles of Rock Hill
having announced their preparedness
for war, we feel aura that Huerta will
abdicate tbs whole business. He
knows what the Catawbaa did to those
The question ia: Boes Huerta gat
bia back up, or. Dona Huerta back
town? Well know by sun down. It
la beek ?down and call up, or back
up and call down.
o o u ooo o o ooo
u M UKI DY PLAYING PATRIOT
o Dy Savoyard
?-?ooo O 0 O O O O O
"For I say unto you, that except
your righteousness, exceed the right
eousucsti of the Berthes and Pharisees,
ye sh.ill in no ease enter Ike King
dom ut Heaven."-St, Matthew.
What was the doctrine of the Scribe*
and Pharisees? This, simply this-"I
am holier than thou " "God, I thank
thee thai I am not aa this publican."
That is the spirit that crucified the
bli-sid Redeemer, stoned Stephen
broiled Lawrence, persecuted the
saint , a id deluged Christendom in
oceans of blood in a hundred wars,
since ?he Lamb of God suffered and
dieil oti th? eross for bad folks like
you and me.
W ll. Cure is a political pharisee/.'
ism that is scarcely less de^UVTctive
and almost us odi.OUS.JR 'says. "I am
mon- patriotic tAprf you." Mankind
has been Placed with this vermin
thioughmyf tile ages. It ls the dagger
a'."!, :of "tc the demagogues; it
'is tue food and raiment of that polit
ical miscreant whose citadel ls ig
norance and whose breast-works is
prejudice Tiie Hon. Knowland ls
one of t eui and their tribe is legion.
lt porsued George Washington und
tin little fellows in the congresses of
bis day and denounced him for sur
rendering to Greut Rritaiu just as our
fried meat set in this day charge
Wilson with sycophancy to the same
power. There Is nothing new In it.
it is the virus that corrupted the pol
iticians or all ages, in all climes and
amcng all races.
Here is the Hon. Vardaman, who
says lie loves the flag with thc same
fervor John A. Logan used to deliver
himself of. and he has gotten himself
in such a patriotic ocstacy about it
that he has forgotten the nigger long
enough to promise to tax the poor
devil growing a miserable patch of
cotton in the piney woodB of Missis
sippi and bestow the swag upon un
opulent snip iruat monopoly mat is
worth untold millions. I iiope the
Senator will speak on the bill.
Now this row about canal tolls ls
only the Battle of Baltimore over
again. The Hon. Vardaman was dis
astrously beaten, routed-horse, foot
and dragoous-in 1912 at Baltimore,
and lie will be just as signally discotn.
fited in his assault on Wilson's ad
ministration in 1914 as he was when
he mustered himself against Wilson's
candidacy two years ago. The isBue
then was: "Shall Woodrow Wilson
or Chump Clark lead the Demo
cratic party? And that is the same
issue today. Vardaman was against
Wilson then. .. He ia with Clark now.
The result will bc the same.
And Chump, that lovable and de
lightful man-was porn to be greater
Pepys, bui he needfi.rapstibe a states
man. With .p mind^the most impres
sionable, loyal. .wl,th .patriotism the
most unselnshrrtibflB. grand man bas
fallen into a set pf harpies* like Hearst
Wh6 bullies him aqd ,iike, pubois who
flatters hjm^ ., I, do'flOt.,say; t?at Champ
Is conscious thpt Hearst dominates him
for he is not, but the consequence is
the same. ?,
lt is deplorable-the course of Clark
for the past twenty months and up
wards. His. chief. endeavor-his sole
endeavor-seem8 ,Cl to so conduct
himself as to vindicate the wisdom of
the Baltimore convention of 1912, in
rejecting his nomination.
Now, there i? so doubt of tbs per
sonal popularity of Champ Clark and
lt is founded on affection more than
on admiration. The day the "rule"
was brought in Clark and Underwood
got immense applause from the Re
publicans; but the day the debate was
closed on the bill after the rule was
adopted lt was proposed by the real
democrats of congress who abomi
nate the special privilege of a ship
subsidy, "to give the old man a band."
And they did so without demur and
without stint with the understanding
that they intended "to run thu steam
roller over bim and smash him as
flat as a batter? uke when the vot?
was taken," and that was all right.
It did the old fellow a heap of good
and did the cause of true Democraroy
no harm. THhe steam roller was there
and in action.
But the least said about Champ's
speech, the bettor-lt was claptrap,
hyperbole, an appeal to ignorance and
prejudice. It will be a big run at
Terrapin Ridge, 'Possum Scratch and
The sole issue before the House was
this. Shall the Democratic party ad
vocate the taxing of all the people to
bestow a subsidy on an opulent, greedy
ship trust Without its corruption
practiced on congress-though prac
ticed in the roptile press-the ship
subsidy is the reincarnation of th" Pa.
elfie Mail Scandal of 1872.
Washington.' April 13.
MISS CAREY TO SHOW
POULTRY AT THE PAIR
London, April 18.-House decora
tors are busy overywhere in London,
and all who wish to be considered ab
solutely up-to-date use vivid hues ia
Leon Bukst shades and "cubist"
silks covered 'with strange devices are
Black walls and black carpets sro
the things of . the moraedt with or
without a Datier, not .bright colors up
on them. A lot of the new wall pa
pers have designa of fruit rioting over
Veteran Kills Himself ~at Grave.
Montgomery, April 18.-Seated on
the grave of his wife at Oakwood Cem
etery. James B. Meriwether, a Confed
erate veteran, killed himself with a
revolver yesterday. Meriwether pre
pared for his sot by shaving and
dressing neatly before going to the
cemetery, and writing a note saying
he was tired ot living.
The body is being cared for by war
0 Atlanta Letter oj
Atlanta. April 18.- A piece of news,'
ur rather views, is going the rounds
among the Atlanta lawyers today
which Isn't serving to tranquilize pub
lic sentiment any in the Leo Frank
Sonn- of the lawyers, delving in the
lawbooks have declared that ir the ?J.j
s. constitutional point about to.be UT
gued before Judge Hen /'lilli is
tinnily sustained, it wiU- mean, not
that Frank will get n^wtrlnl. but un
der the law that^J/fank will simply
walk out of jall/'a free man and that
lhere never .will be any new trial.
From a/conlon sense standpoint
such, a ..thing is hard to believe, but
some of Hie best constitutional law
lers here say it ls so.
Meanest .Man in the World.
Atlanta. April 18.-Speaking of poli
tics, another candidate has entered the
Meld for unanimous election as the
meanest man in the world.
Sad to relate, hu is presutuably an
Atlant ian. Fortunately hlB name bi
not known--though lt may be if tue
detectives are unto their job.
A Baltimore salesman named W. B. \
Hugebs was walking down Peachtree
toward the terminal station Friday
with a suitcase in Iiis hand, when he
had a sudden fuiuting spell and crum
pled up on the sidewalk. While the
ambulant- ewns coming, several kind
hearted pedestrians lifted him from
the pavement, mopped his fevered
brow and gave him a drink of water.
Incidentally while be was in a faint,
one of thc kind-hearted Samaritans
got his watch, his loose pocket change
and a purse containing some checks
"Tue next time I faint in Atlanta.
1 I hope they will let me lie and suffer,"
I said Mr. Hughes regretfully when he
j fully came to himself in the hospital."
To See Play "Dabaged Goods."
Atlanta. April 18.-At laut ians are
I going to have the opportunity after all
of passing judgment uti "Damaged
Goods" thc famous sociological drama
by the French Immortal, Brieux.
"Damaged Goods" ls the play that
troats with extreme frankness a sub
ject that is usually discussed only In
a doctor's office and then only In whis
pers. It ls unquestionably the bold
est dramatic presentment that has
ever been offered to the American
theatre going public. Condemned by
thc censors in England, lt was praised
by some of the greatest s nd
most thoughtful English men of let
ters and reformers.
No play in this generation has
cuused the amount of serious and
thoughtful criticism pro and con that
"Damaged Goods" has. Some peo
ple believe lt is the proper thing to
do to present such subjects on the
stage. Others think the stage is the
wrong place for them. But no voice
has ever been raised to Impugn the
seriousness and sincerity abd power
wlth< which Brieux bas treated bis
Subject. ' .? rt
Won Over To Woman Suffrage
Atlanta, April 18.-Jonathan . B.
Frost, the well known publicist and
editor, has been won over to the'cause
ot woman suffrage. Mr. FroBt an
nounces today that he is going to
publish a suffrage number of the "The
. v ail of thc ?cutn," which ls to cuntain
articles and arguments on woman
suffrage from the pons of some of the
leading women of the country. Mr.
?-Yost wsii have someibing io say r,i?n-i
self through the editorial columns, on
the subject, and nearly every suffrage
leader of consequence in the south
will be invited to contribute to Its
pages. With thc exception of a spe
cial suffrage edition published by the
Atlanta Constitution some time ago,
"Tho Call of the South" will be tbe
first southern publication to Issue a
Atlanta. April 18.-Judicial threats
and warnings have materialised gt
last, and a white man. the manager of
ono of Atlanta's clubs has drawn a
30 day chaingang sentence for selling
liquor, without alternative of paying a
After L^'ri.ig the evidence a young
man named Junes of East Point, who
mysteriously disappeared after some
recent raids had been made and who
bas since been sought in several
states, but who voluntarily returned
to his home yesterday, the ~ police
court adjudged Manager A. R. Smith,
of tho Metropolitan Club guilty of
selling intoxicating liquors, and sen
tenced him to pay a fine of $200 and
serve thirty days In the stockade.
Note the "and." That ls the part of
??i. r.cstcscc that v.-i? meas shackles
for Smith, unless he gets the verdict
set aside on appeal. Usually where a
white man is concerned the sentence
reads $200 or thirty days. Two or
three judges have been threatening
that sooner or later they would sub
stitute sn "AND" for that "OR" abd
now they've gone and done it. -
Two other managers. H. R. Smith
wt ?u? i'?u niiiin? ("mu B?i? H. K. Grtr?ii
ot the Eagles Club, whose cases were
new and not so aggravated got an
"or" In their sentences, and conse
quently can pay up.
KNOCKING GOV. RLATON
Some Say that He Wishes te Get a
Chsure to Pardon Leo H. Prank.
Atlanta, April 18.--Politicians and
newspapers alike. Independent of
which political camp they belong to,
are in many Instances this week open,
ly condemning the action of the Cobb
County executive committee in call
ing for the resignation ot Governor
Siaton, since he has announced for
the senate, and intimating that the
governor ta their opinion was holding
on the governorship merely that he
might pardon Leo M. Frank.
The Oscilla Star, for instance, which
baa never been for Johu M. Siaton,
and which there la no reason to betleve
Will support him thia time for the
luetoay morning, April cit ivi4
It's a hard rub to make
trousers wear as long as
Fashion helps out by en
dorsing, striped trousers
with a dark coat.
Many wise ones buy . an
extra pair of special
trousers with a new suit.
And for special trousers
this is the store.
$2, $3, #4, ?5, #6 to $9.
Special values at every
Order by parcels poBt. We prepay
"Tba Sttn telth m Condene*
, hif i .... .
. ?;i (??7 '.ui ? C
senate, has the following to say in
"If. ls carrying matter entirely r too
far to condemn a man for what you
fea.' he Ia go lu g tx do, ' And bssKe*..
this resolution.'which Newt Morris ls
said to have fathered, waa introduced
and passed as peHticr- nure sr.d S??TL
1>\K: LIM ll- ?ct? cu it?, ct ii f?>l* ?'it? 'ak'
of Prank waa felt, it was an under
hand job at a man who has made good
as governor, ?i v,??0 ..... ... * ... QI
c-uurse, to hurt Siaton. AB a matter
of fact, it calls for defense from fair
people, even though they may not be
Siaton followers. The authors of this
ill advised resolution evidently wish
to help the candidacy of some other
man. We believe that any candidate
with such fool friends will be hurt by
An expression of this kind direct
from the camp which has always been
in opposition to Governor Biston, ls
a thing somewhat new in Georgia pol.
First Honor Went to Frank Sutherland
aid Second to Idelle Kay.
Belton, April 18.-The preliminary
cbntest at the High School auditorium
last night to select one girl and one
boy to represent Belton High School
in the O'Neal contest which meets
May 1, in Belton was a grand suc
cess. Each speaker on .the program
did well and the entire' program was
very much enjoyed by tho large au
dience present. -
Frank Sutherland won the drat bon.
or and a handsome medal. . His subject
waa: "Rienzi to the1 Romans."
Miss Idelle. Kay wop, second hon
or and her subject, "A Roman Sent
inel" also received much praise. She
also received a medal.
There are .four' high schools In the
O'Neal contest-Belton, Anderson,
H?nen Fm tb, vv iiiiamston. me con
test will be held here'th?'first day of
May. Picnic dinner and basket ball
Friday and that night the con teat la
the opera house.
The judges at the contest last night
were Messrs. J. T. Cox, Max Rice and
Mrs. Reed Sherard. ""- 1
Prof. G. W. Cox, teacher in the An
derson High School, ls to 'Belton for
the Week-end with his pa:ents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. T. Cox;
PRESENT FOR MISS WH,80N
... , . i. .
Reuse Decides Se Honer Dane-Mer cf
President, Saga ta Wed.
Washington, April 18.--Members of
the house ed? representatives today de.
elded to present a wedding gift to Misa
Eleanor Wilson, who willowed Secre
tar* McAdoo, May ??. A committee
comprising. Representatives . Mann,
Page. Lloyd, Do remus. Burke and
Chandler waa named to make tba se
OF THE RACE
Soys He Will Support Capt. F- S.
Evans Out of Those Already
Cpl, victor ?3. ChepUire, * member
of Gov. Blease's staff and well known
in politics in Anderson county, an
nounced yesterday that he had decided
to withdraw from the race tor con
gress from the third congressional
district. Up to this time Mr. Cheshire
has been one of the active contenders
for CongreBman Wyatt Aiken's job
and this announcement may occasion
some surprise, not alone in An demon
county but all over the district as
lt is-announced that this is due to'
the fuel that Mr. Cheshire's has a
humber of business' deals pending
which will require so much of hit:
time.that it Will be utterly impossi
ble i'or bim to make the .strenuous and
active campaign necessary and he has
therefore, decided to withdraw , his
?am? and leave it with the other can
When asked the question to whom
he would throw his support Col. Ches
hire said that this would all depend
upon who entered tan race. "With
the present announced candidates, Mr.
Aiken, Fred H. Dominick and Capt.
Frank S. Evans of Greenwood, I shalt
throw my support to Capt. Evans,"
. said Mr. Cheshire, "and thal support
will be well wbrth having. However.
I bear that strong pressure ls being
I brought to bear upon Dr. Prank Smith
of Easley and should Dr. Smith make
i the race I may conclude that he ia
the strongest candidate in the race
and lend my support to him."
When asked if the public wonld not
wonder about his refusing to sunsort
mr. uominiex, an intimate friend of
the governor and allied with the ad
ministration forcee. Col. Cheshire said
"You probably know what my,support
in Anderson county is worth. .That
support has always been-given freely
and fully to the administration ind
indirectly to Mr. Dominick and If hive
never yet received anfthlhg for lt and
i do not propose to continue giving all
the .help and assistance I caa and re
ceive nothing In return."
Col. Cb'--hire has a strong personal
following in Anderson county and In
other cou nil is In this district.
A. H. Dagnall, an Anderson attor
ney, la persistently; uitiiiiinnw? mu m
probable candidate for congress hut
Mr. Dagnall baa aa yet made no state
ment as to whether or not he .trill run.
Mr. Dominick says that he does sot
believe there will be any other candi
dates than Mr. Aiken and him
Mr. Aiken la* in Washington and
hasn't opened his mouth about the
campaign, bnt ale friends say that he
la getting stronger dally.