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AD Act to Regulate thc operation of
traction engines on or across public
bridges cf Andersen County:
8ection 1. Operation of t rael lon en
gines across public bridges In Ander
son county, regulatod. tu* it nuacted by
tho General Assembly of the State ot
South Carolina; that fr?ui and after
the paasago of thiu act, any persou.
finn cr corporation, U??UK or cansina
to be used, any traction engine or en
gines, on or across the bridges on thu
public highways in Anderson County,
shalt in crossing any of the Raid
bridges, place apon the surface of said
bridge pieces of timber not less than
two ?r>oh?e thick and twelve Inches
Wide, on which said timbers tho salo
eaglaes may pass and cross the salu
1 bridges. . . . .
h Beetloo 2.-Any person, Arm or cor
poration who shall violate tho provis
ions of Section 1 of this net, shall bo
Hubie to the said County, for all dam
ages done to any bridge-therein.
Tho above act was poseed at the
1914 session of the General and will
be strictly enforced.
J. Mack King.
County Supervisor Anderson County.
?.?friera ta . ;
ST DAMAGING ROADS,
of WitiVrW1 "hall wilfully destroy,
mor rnvLmriny ? manner. hurt, dam
drsfta ah^' ?hBtriict any of tho pub
aon In4?^' or ^f part thereof, or
T culvert, drain, dlten,
-i--r-l ?nbankment, -wall, tollgate.
jbm?T& ?r other arectlon belonging
^f?MAaT-or any part '.hereof, the per
son DO offending shall, upon oonvlctlon
thereof, be imprisoned not moro than
nixmouths, or pay a fine not exceeding
five hundred dollars, or both, at \the
wbretfon of th?t court, and shall bo
ifsrtiS- liable ts ??? iii? capenses
bf r?parring the same. .
Notice ls h or? by given that the
above law will be rigidly enforced.
J. Mack King.
Supervisor, Anderson County.
i 6-17-tf- Dw
To Use Good fools
Because, rio matter how
^good ? mechanic you are/
^ir*.canript get good re
lsult$ and do your wort?
with despatch with shod
We make a specialty of]
Toots, and haye in stock
every Tool Tor every pur
pose. You ran, get frprh
us. the highest grade tool
made, as well as cheaper
Corne iri ariel'look at our
Anderson, S. C.
Belton, S. C.
starter. Only $2 10.00.
L. L. a?arr-??. Agent,
BftLTOW. 8. ?,
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COL. J. 6. E. SUM
Interesting Account Written For
South Carolina Tra?
The ordinance of secession having
bren adopted, Bed. 20tli. IKtiO, the or
ganiatlou of the Fourth Ilegiment en
tiiiisiantlcally followed with th<> elec
tion of Hon. John I). Ashmore nu col
onel and J. II. IO. Sloan UH lieutenant
April 14th. Col. ABhmore, having re
signed, wa? succeeded by Col. Sloan.
April 15th th? regiment entrained at
Anderson for Columbia arrivlug April
lfltli At Columbia commissions were
Issued and the regiment was duly en
rolled for one year's service with t?.
S. Mattlson. Sam W. Wilkes, adjutant,
sud captains Anderson, Dean, Garvin,
Hawthorne, Humphreys, Kilpatrick,
Long. Poole, Shanktin and Kilpatrick;.
Jane 15th reft Corumbia arriving at
Richmond June ?Oth and at Mantissas
Junction June 21st ?end thence pro
ceeded to Leesburg, Wi., to report to
Gen. N.-G< Evsns on the extreme left
o? I he army of the* Potomac.
Idly 4 the reglrrtjfnt was presented
with a handsome garrison flag by the
ladles of Lccsbusg at a public func
tion?'the presentation being eloquent
ly a?tn.owle?Y9o by Adjat. Sam
Wilkes. Sincerity*! this flag has con
tinued in the!possession of COI. Sloan.
July 10th KcesnoTg wan lett rot Fry
ing Ps? wMre Maj. Wheat'*'battalion
df-; Louhildaa Tiger* w?s attached to
Oefl. Bva^g* cosjmmnd. which nrrvofled
ic nuii nun wnere lt arrived July 17th
and bivouacked In front of the Van
COL. J*. B. 1. ?LOAN ?1
Pdi^*bwse hdrrn'oT 1 tfiV ; WarrVnlon
turnpHW'?fc^nrlttg the :?Wreme left? of
Beat??ggw* ? and Jormsfo' s army.
Herd a s caed ron ?f cavalry conentfand
Bd-f6y,?*ite':Terry, athr ? section of
Litliam'* ^tte^wt arttnery. wer^ ad
Qtyt:*Bimad* . ebtriman tr. Geh.
Beans promptly^n#?ered> tm ftttMg of
troea sad eoMtror?tten of aa abattis in
Front of atone Bridge.
Joly- 18th the battle of Blackburn'*]
Ford occurred below Stone Bridge.
?Wy' ?1st betwen 8 and-4 a. m. thol
tdcltets bn the Sudley road reported io j
roi. Sldan Che rumbling of artillery, |
?nd voices bf command, on the eppo
?Ith side of Bull Hon' beyond the ex
treme left. Gen. Stans was prompt
ly advised add the long roll sounded.
Picket* firtrhg started on tho oppo-l
dit* BttW'between 4 abd 5 a. m. and
trfth deyffghf tho' c-netny contd'he seen I
-ART nf the erramy's concealed batteries |
InHM at fntefvahr to develop our posi
tion and strength. Of the Fourth
Regiment, Capt. Kl 1 patrick's company
n>as deployed f6r picket duty above
th* rbldge and Capt. Anderson's com
?an y below, 'with Capt. Dean's com
t#any and the Palmetto Riflemen com*
nanded by Lieut, kiarie, placed as re~
lerves on the ridge commanding the
Wtdg*. The other six companies
moved along the Carterhouse road
?bout a quarter of a mlle and near the
lana ferd where Sherman and Keyes
lt beh.R discovered that a laren
toree of the enemy waa crossing Bull
Mm higher oa tho left at Sudley Ford,
he six companies of the Fourth and
Maj. Wheat's battalion double-quicked
?bout a half mile and formed line ol!
Mlle with the left, under Col. Sloan,
renting on the Sudley Ford road,, Maj?
rVhcat on the right and a howttr?r
'legations In th? rear of each bank.
?.bout. P:45 a. m. the .battle opened
sith a galling Aro on the Rhode Island
regiment and its battery of six 13
^.toders rifted gens.
Beauregard's official report says
.the enemy hastened up three other
rerimants of the brigade and two
CHhigrser, l-owltsra. making In all
.rnttVtf&OO bayonets and eight pieces
yt artillery, opposed to less than 800
nen and two 6-pounder gens. Deeplte
ba\ ?tdr?h -'weak compaht^V m^^fll
rsl tts front to the enemy for quite an
bon*1 ?od antil Gea. Bee came to.their
tfaS::o his command."
i "Meanwhile she enemy. had, pe*hed
toward * battalion ot eight companies
? regular infantry and one of their
H UND THE GALLAN
THE Pilli II PLA'
Thc Inlel?'gcnccr By One Who I*
:>P3 Kati (he Hardest Work In thai
liest batteries of :sx ploren (four
I rifled) supported by four companies of
marines, to Increase the desperate
! 'Mids against which Evans and lil H men
hud maintained their Htund with an
almost matchlcPH tenacity."
(Jon. ne?* accompanied by Cen. Har
low gullopcd upon the scene about ll
n. m. exclaiming "Hello Sloan Hur
rah for South Carellan." Con. Beau
regard's official report Bays: "A fierce
and destructive conflict now ensued.
There was withering on both sides,
whjlc the enemy swept our short thin
Unca with their murderous artillery,
which uccordlng to their official re
ports at this time consisted of at least
ten rifled gun? and four howltnrn. For
ni hour did theae stout hearted men
o? the blended commands of Bee,
Evans and Harlow breast an unremit
ting baitlestorm, animated severely hy
something moro than tho ordinary
courage of even the bravest men un
Inihoden'a battery posted on the
Henry plateau contributed magnicent
a?d. Near noon the contesting for
cea according to the official reports
were as follows:
Confederates-Evans' ll companies,
Bee and Bartow four regiments, 2
companitt^tf the Eleventh Mississippi'
under Ltout.-Col. Liddell, and six
ot r,. ii!!- ? ? un.?or ?iuuuduu and
Federals-Two divisions ot four
f THE 4TH 8. C. V.
strong brigades, inclusive of seventeen
companies of regular infantry, four
companion of marines and 20 pieces of
artillery. After one hour of this un
equal combat it waa observed that
Sherman's and Keyes' brigades, num
bering about 6000 men were crossing
Bull Runlet the farm ford on the rear
of rur right flank whereupon fien. Bee,
ordered the men under terrific fire to
fall bach on tho rna1' battle line, which
had in the meanwhile been forming on
the plateau extending from the Robin
son house' on the east to the Henry
house on the west, ? bout one mlle tn
our rear, and ImmmVotely south of the
Raked by shot, ?an ls ter and mus*
ketry from tho n' th and weat and by
the musketry of berman on tba east
tho forcea retir' 1 In badly spattered
ardor: some to " e Lewie boase.about
a third of a r - ' ! below Stone bridge,
hut the main * -dy to tho Robinson
I house where" rfc Hampton's men
[were extend? , tho right line of battle
?along the tr . pike; ?erne of hie men
.lotting dow the bars admitting our
mounted of-ere. As we fell hack hf
I Hampton'e nen. Gea. Johnston and
i Gen. Beer- "gard rode upon, the scene.
Quoting Goo. Beauregard's,report:
"AB soon ns Ot -, Johnson and my?
self reached' th* netd. no.-aero occupU
ed with reorganisation of the heroin
troops, whose previous stand, with
valiant la all the page? of history, and
acaren ? parallel, aaa nothing morn
whoso l?anos only tefl why at length
thotr ranks had lost their cohesion."
At th/te critical juncture Gen. John
ston valiantly rode for ward with col
ara- brr hie side amt pleating, aeme the
men promptly surged Into line. In "the
Civil War and Ita Leaders" Beaure
gard remarks "the matt who had been
recently routed and fled now came
Into Une like veterans."
In this connection Oen. Bee and Col.
Sloan riding forward, exhorting the
men into line. Gen. Baa Shouted "See
Jackson's mep standing Uko a stone
wall, the origin of the title "Stonewall
Jackson." ? Jackson's maa were not in
our front, but on ear immediate left,
their long Mfosieatppt rifles were pour
ing destruct ?on through the ?tecks at
a fen*? ainag the edge of a thinks*. We
fait ii?? tn a smalt d?pression ?a the
rear of Hampton's mea on whees right
the men of ft*e, Brana and Barlow rai-?
Bad and stu?* ornly fought to.fhe ead
of thc battle* Meanwhile HamiaooHi
wlthdrawn*to* lhe*>6ao v > i u. .. what*
he did not lor^.- remain having been or
Familiar Wilh AU of th- Details.
I Day's Fight r-3
Lil'KT. COL C. S. 9|ATTI80TV
Of thc Fourth Crriawaf and Lat?.
Colo cl of Tan;-., n's Battalion.
dcred to the- left where Hampton was
wounded and retired.
Reverting to th? four companies of
Clio Fourth Regiment pt .ced at Stone
Irrida? we found mat eixnit 12:30 un
der ?severo pressure from Sherman and
KcTOT "there* - companies withdrew.
Denn. Anderson and Earle to the Lew
is house and Capt. Kilpatrick to Hamp
At the Lewis house the three com
panies from the bridge (Dean. Ander
don and fiarle) and one company
which bad been, routed from the front
(Shanktin's) under command of Lieut.
Cherry and two .companies . of un
known commands and numerous straff
reiere, wore placed by Cen. Johnston
under Cel. Tbomas, who "conduct
ing them to the-left waa killed-at the
same tinte that Maj. .Whitner's horse
?as killed and the y major injured.
Without field officers tbis force press
ed toward the'extreme lett and as they
emerged from a rraall body of . woods
..ame at rhort'*+angc apon Rlckett's
Captain Anderdon, .^(a Scotchmao)
i hero shouted! th^mernprable command
"Shoot the horses sad keep ?.ne ram
niere OT- ?tie grorrcd " The gallant Cap
tain Rickett andfWoet of his gunners
and horser tell in their tracks and
' their , support Wan scattered' aa we
! charged. The enemy returned in force
and drove , ns bick and undertook to
withdraw two of the pieces by hand.
Hampton having been ordered to the
1 left was wourd?d and taken from the
field whereupon 'Kilpatrick, joined An
derson ard the seven companies took
and finnally hold the battery.
Sloan Appears ea Scene.
Col. Sloan, informing Gen. Beaure
gard that men of the 4th Regiment
were unfamiliar with the handling of
artillery requested the detail of an ex
perienced officer. Capt Sam- Fergu
son (e. West Pointer) with a detail un
der Lieut. Benjamin .Sloan, brought
one ot' the gorm into action, a Jewish
soldier serving with great sktil, Iwt
i rory soon the enemy having been as
saulted on his right flank yielded tb
tho final rout. The privates careless
ly serving the Rickett guns with\ elon
gated shells trat little appreciated the
langi ir until ilia following mora when
one of tho shells waa dropped from the
hand and txplodcd killing Bellotte and
A number of^known- troops seised
tbo-twa-t-unx which had been dragged
by band by thc federal? a short dis
and hence arose numerous claims as
to the capture of Rlckett's battery.
However, the battery as a whole waa
first captured by four companies ot
the Fourth regiment and two compan
ies of unknown command when the
gunners and horses were Wile* atad af
ter being temporarily regained by thd
Federals the battery (with the excey <
lion of thc two guns above r.otedy waa
captorecV hy ?te companies of tho
Fourth and the two unknown com-?.
ponies who had originally been P*eeed
just below fright) the Fourth at 8tone
i Bridge. , The colors of the fourth
' H.e^f?r'pe? '^T/H&Sa"*>OB tho battery
sW^^?oMr Maxwell sad
there maintained to the close of th?
\ WtoanvOen. Dean rena rd . nod Gol,
1*s^Var?r>es^res?hod iho gt?ns tho
fortunes of tue day were still sonm
certatn that GOSH.Beauregard instruct
ed Cok Sloan to bold kan man ready
to move the battery back to Msnasaaa
Junction H such should become aeess
sary. The names ot the gallant mem
bers af th^fi|milJeg1ni?Ot who were
killed or wenmded ia a matter et ree?
ord commemmoratlng the patriotism
and rc*a**nt ?te M an?-wemen of
the old district which contributed to
the Fourth Regiment the men of whom!
aedot otb at ? aesj ??smregard thoa i
speaks in his om*"-^ report: "To men- ;
tion all srt?tt*xWmted ability ead bril-;
lbnU^uracc vero impossible in this:
.report. I can only maa4ioOv]ttao?a|
w*ae?> coavre.it JSr?%? tm*aijwie*y un
der ssTar.ortgics wi tam,cottsagq?s>i-eaas! !
I whose acHons*npus?uii to be stgMSj
! ly important. TU J? fit that 1 altoatd
ila this way commend to nsAieo tho
i da un tl asa conduct and ImpertnraWa
i coolee**, of Gek. Svene ano -weil *m<?esd
?waa he ?apporte::
I th? nlTM'Am wf .lhd EVuirth ttiJmPB?g??JL
I lina R-sgtment ;. aaslso Mai''Wheat,
than whom no one displayed moro
brilliant ronrage until carried from
' he field Hhot through the lungs,
i bonall happily not mortally stricken.
Hui in the desperately unequal con
loi tn which these brave gentlemen
were fer a time necessarily exposed.
UM behavior of officers and men .gen
era Uv was worthy of ?he highest ad
miration, and assuredly hereafter all
thorn nrc-ent may proudly ssy: *We
were of that band who fought the first
?hour of tho hattie of M?n?g??s " EqyaJ
honors und credit must also be award
ed In the pages of history to the gal
lani officers and men who, under Bee
and Fartow, subsequently marching
tn their side, saved them from destruc
tion and relieved them from the brunt
nf the enemy's attack." . _
lt might prove of interest to thc as
-'tclated families to record, a few of
tin- tragic evrntu of a personal nature.
Ar. the Fourth was faUiag hack from
the bdvancod Hoe Adjnt. .Samuel
Wilkes reproaching a spring near
Young's branch, and followed by ni?
fa! i bini deg-, was mortally shot by a
bodv of Sherman's or Keyes' men.
l i-nt. crittenden reported "About 3
o'clock while passing along the Henry
plateau about IBO yards from the ene
my, who were obscured by smoke,
several roldiers attending ? wounded
man called 'Lieutenant can't you glvo
me sonic help for a Georgia genera!.'
Epping out I asked who it was and
they replied Gen. Bartow; I detailed
Baylis E. Batson and another whose
no mo I have forgotten to assist."
Gen. Bee. fell mortally wounded
near the Henry house and was taken
(ruin the field after the battle by Capt.
Kilpatrick and Privates Russell, Dick
tun. Harris and Seaborn. Arriving at
thc Maoassas road Gen Bee was being
greatly exhausted was lay} alongside
tho road. Cheering down the road
rt-vealcd President Davis and party.
Th.- ?'resident dismounted and with
tearful eyes approached Gen. Bee and,
oxnreRKvt tho artyataat SO??Cit?d? CZlil
earnest ly prayed that hts life might be
( pured to his family and bis country.
Cen. Re0 died the following .morning,
and his remains rest in the graveyard
of his boyhood church at Old-Pendle
ton with twenty-eix others; once his
Colnrades in arms, now in death. Hitr
modest monument bears this worthy
"If thou a noble soldier art,
That passest by this grave, man.
There moulder's here a gallant heart
For this man was a brave man."
0 SIX AND TWENTY 0
The management of the Daily In
telligencer deserves af great deal of
praise and commendation for their
splendid reunion special. If preserv
ed as it should be the Issue of Hay 26,
1914, will be worth to future genera
tions many times the price of a year's
rubrcriptlon.' The wsrr stories it con
tain? will bc read With as much inter
eat in years to como as they are today.
Every veteran who attended the re
union should have been presented with
a copy by some friend, if such wa? not
j done. Many thanks to the manege
1 ment and the dear "Old Country Lady"
whose name ie so dear to thousands of
homes in Anderson county.
i The tenant bouse on the Rodgers
place that was destroyed by fire to
i gether .with ita contents on last Sun
day night was occupied by a Mr.
Mr. Camp bel as he lost practically ev
erything he had.
Campbell. The loss falls heavily on
We are glad to say that Mrs. J. M.
Burgess who bas been very sick ls
The . chain gang ls now located at
C. M. Wilson's and are giving the
roads around Piercetown a much need
ed working. If Tom Vandiver suc
ceeds In giving this section, good roads
we will certainly elect him commis
sioner. Some are already calling
Tom, the Farmer's Favorite.".
G. H. Cobb and A. M. Martin were
business visitors to Anderson Monday.
Wo recently heard a man aay that
be would run tor office if he Waa cer
tain Uiai be would'at be elected. We
caa as?> - e him that he need have no
Walter Casey says If women were
allowed to vote in Routh Carolina that
he wottid run for congress...
W. W. Smith has the finest oats that
caa be found In this section. They
arc on bottom land ami well jcanured
aad have never been overflowed, con
sequently they are extra fine. .
Harmon Smith has net himself up to
a nie? new buggy.
Last week muet have been "agents'
week for this section aa, the. country
was fall of Haem almost every day.
? (X M. Mwrtln^andi sana of.Septus aro
?awing chingiew this week for J., A.
and A. M. Manta.
FROM COTTON HPO>KH
Ctoitseo . ShfAgBONHttat; . Fr od lew t
Heavy 8*an?? TeHs Haw to
Centra! ](jge .
Clemson College, May gs.-vindica
tions are that this will be the heav
teat aaaaaav fer .abe col toa red avider
stnoe Lhnve been ta "South Carotins,'
.edd -Prof. .A? V, Cou radi, entorn?los
tsfcef -the Sooth Carolina-- I?xperlBKut
Statten at Clemson College, "lt is
not doing maoh.ilarnaga how because
the cotton ia not large, eaongh yet.
Tire next raia; may check.it oonsidor
aMy, But the fleet dr* ?pell that fol
low* it will bring tamale aaa ly is
well for farcaevo-vto ho latermed now
xe ie- the methods -of dealing with
The cotton red spider, enid Prof
Conrad*, ia often aatetake* Aar cotton
reel, since -the Infected laim? tura ?
doa? rog on their upper surface. Bat
merty of the case? ol ?apposes raw*
e,re duo-to the oases of tho cotton
r^d sgtdsr. ??n t? u ??ny mao. Mot,
dry . condition? -greatly fcamr and
hasten Ita development white cool,
wet i weather correspondingly retard,-*
.i9ha ttaawaat little violet, ia Uta
*aroavrVwwr?t enemy,ta.,??? tmr as the
the cotton "d?e ?D thg^t^ f?Jl7 the
corn an ff in alnmrt every tf.?v t!ie
latest sflipment being a car ol
-C OLUMBU S
Come in and let us thov them.
They are 1914 Modela.
We have . nice linc of Pony
J. 3. FOWLER
GRANDMA SMITH is a sprightly old
lady who likes to keep in touch with
things. In the next-town lives another
dear old lady who was Grandma's school
mate, and of whoni she is very fond. It is
impossible for the two old ladies to do
much visiting bul: every - day they caH each
other up on tn?^??fepnon? and have the
most delightful chats.
No one gets more comfort and pleasure
out of the family telephnoethan Grandma.
When you telephone-?mite
SOUTHERN B?LL TELEPHONE
AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY
THE FARMERS & MERCHANTS BANK
and ' 'X
FARMERS LOAN & TRUST COMPANY
would like to cash from fifteen hundred to two
thousand gilt-edge notes running from $25 to
?100. They want them to be "gilt edge" and they
will want them paid in thc month of October and
the ftrst jialf of November. Come to see us.
We ftlsct?pect to take, c ire of the business re
quirements of our t egul ir customers.
red spider seeks bettor und more
tempting feeding places for tho win
ter. The cultivated violet is its fav
etite best print and lt is unca thia
plant that the vast majority, of thc
mites winter. Otb&r host plants ere
pekewead,- ?ahilas., wild geraniums
and a humbev of other weeds and
Tho coton red spider infects cot
ton leaves, reddens them over the en
tire surface, disorts them and causes
them to drop.
When the patches attached in cot
ton fields are still small, said Prof.
Conrad!, th? infested plants should
Ps palled np, taken from the field,
and burned," car? being taken that
eeery plant that shows signs of bo
las? attached be treated tn this way.
This should repeated as long as
edy Of tba spiders are found. If the
seders ha^e spread un tn a oonvidor
ablfl patch ia intes'.ed, it might be
well to plow up the affected portion
tn order to sate the reit. Serb a
measure should be restored to only (n
extr-pie wes ?cd tb? Piauwr con
cerned mort Judge ot tts desirability,
? -Probably tre safest and most ef
tive and. cheat???? .??eeliridc ih?t
be uses, said Prof. ?'onradi. IP
Blom tulphtde, >eeomraendcd by
A'. .AeOrager, of the United
Bureau of Rntomoloay, and
by the entomologirrtt dirlalcn of
Clemson College, Three tv ?i twin- i" e
b?wdwd aalsapa of water is thc
sprayed, oa tho v plants, c*re b-lug
takea thut the under aldo of the
leaver, bo blt with tho spray. Potas
sium r.iiluhtd? cost about ta cents
. Ref o rc there ia any attack ni red
spider, tho fo?owlng precautions
/'should be taken; clean culture by
burning or grubbllng rot all Weeds or
underbrush around., and tn cotton
fields; . also practice fall plowing as
far as possible. Violets wbich Seem
to be Infested should bo sprayed or
destroyed. Keep a watch.. fer the
first infested stalks and pull them up
Pendleton .Extends a Welcome te All
Wita? Wm Attend.
Taw following is the list of del?
gate?, to attend the tinton meeting that
will Said its next session May SO and
Xl with thc Pendleton Baptist church:
Oak way-9. B. Martfp?
titilein-- S.L Kskew.
. Concord-Ti R. McCreary.
Clemson-T. L. Smith.
Riverside-O. A. Canup and J. C.
r>_t *. -
. ?-.T?.? * ??nj/TA,?.-ea, w. rjrrrjun.
Mountain Creek-R. B. Day.
Lebanon-W. ?. Simpaba-and S. W.
. Tawaville-W. K. Sharp.
Artdcreoc-Mrst church, B. ri, Stans
z=i J. Samlors.
/The people of Pendleton and the
coagTvawunn ot ina church ext en ti rt
cord Uti wctcome tr. all,