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BAPTIST STATE CONVENTION
(CONTINUED PROM PACK ONE )
mill villages. Especially do tho woJ
mon workers In the mil! villages! do
a superb welfaro work, und the Strife
mit-sion hoard lin? become the mod -J
of many ?imllar hoards in other
Southern State? fn this regard. Its
purely missionary work costs the
convention about $10,000 yeasty,
School* und Colleges.
Baptists maintain not only excel
lent colleges for both men and women,
hut a number of Midi schools also.
An education board hua lutely been,
created by the State convention,
whose duty Is to have a general over
sight of all the convention's educa
The high schools of tho Baptists are
North Greenville Academy at Tiger-'
vllle; Spartan at Landrum; Six-Mile
in Oconee County; Twelve Mile In
Plckens County, and Sievern in Alken
County. Tho college* are Furman
University for men; Furmnn Fitting
School, a preparatory school for men;
Greenville Ferna] College, Cokcrf Col
lege at Hnrtfiville, and Anderson Col
lego at Anderson, for women.
It Ib probable that Coker College is j
the best equipped and most largely
endowed of any denominational school
in tho State. Major James lj4 Coker.
founder of the college, has given
about half a million dollars to this
institution. It is probable that his
donations aro larger than the gifts
of any other individual in the South
All the Baptist Colleges are well
equipped. The churches have in re
cent years contributed very liberally |
to education fl enterprises. Greenville
Femnlo Collcgo hag UBed $140,000 In
permanent improvements in the last
three or four years, and Furmnn has
raised $100,000 for additional endow
ment in tho last 18 months.
The Year's Growth.
in the last decade tho Baptist de
nomination has grown wonderfully in
this State, as tho folowlng interesting
figures will reveal: In 1901 there
woro 031 churches; in. loi f there arc
1.114. In 1004 there were 102,333
members; in 1914 there arc 148.C46
members. Contributions to tbo va
rious causes havo kopt pace with the
growth in numbers. Tho following
tablo will show tho increase in con
tributions, as taken from publlsh'.-d
Stato missions _$ 12.018 $ 42,6.1ft
Homo missions. 6.045 32,550
Foreign miBBlons .. 17,3x? ?2,515
Orphanage . 10.302 28,487
Aged ministers} .... 3.216 11.31R
Education '. 2,345 41,628
Agrrcgato con.$276.711 $773,650 j
Of course, contributions to tho sev
eral objects enumerated above do not
Includo anything expended by tho lo
cal churches at home.
: South Carolina Baptists are keenly
nilve to tho humanitarian sido of re
ligion, and lator in many fields for
the benefit of suffer In g hum an ff y.
The oldest ] benevolent < institution
they have in tho State is Connie Max
well orphanage, located at Greenwood.
Mr. B. B. Buell of thin city is presi
dent of the board of trustee of the j
brphanago, and tho Kev. A. T. Jaml-|
son Is tho superintendent. This or
phan ago is one of the best equipped
in tho South. It is a veritable village
in itself, having been located two
-miles from-town. It has electrlo
lights, sewerage, a hospital, a gradod
.?school. a printing office, a laundry, a
library, and other modern conven
I... rr>- t. -,-.-1 41?.? -ill
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dren are there, and from it hundreds
and hundreds have gone out Into the j
.-f, \Z?o, we will
- .free to our Col
.?oi' save this amount?
ei, .taxi: Write ua by return mall
for full particulars. Wjite today be
foro you forget it
Columbia. S# C.
world, after being raised, educated
and trained. The orphanage doea no',
take Its sheltering* bund off a pupil
till the pupils becomes of age.
The ministers of the Baptist de
nomination know that the churclius
are paying quarterly sums to old,
needy preachers who have wrought
well In the mlnhstry. Dr. C. C. Hrown
of Beaufort is secretary and treasur
er of the hoard, and he dispenses
something like $11,000 a year amoiiR
The Baptist Ministers Mutual Bene
fit AHHOciation is the high-sounding
name of a modest association among
Baptist preachers. The object of
this body Is to help a new-made wid
ow when she lose? her husband. An
assessment of $1 Is levied upon each
member every time there is a deatli in
the membership. Immediately upon
the death of a member, the treasurer
sends all there Is in the treasury to
the widow, to help here in this time
o!" sorrow and need. The amount us
ually Is $12'> to $1.'0, and it has as
sisted many a poor new-made widow
when she knew not where to turn.
The Uuptlst hospital, located in CO;
lumbla, is a new thing in the denomi
nation. J. J. Clont ry. formerly a
SpM"!?nbtirg lawyer, is superintend
ent. This will be about the only Bap
tist enterprise not reporting a debt
in current affairB at the coming con
vention. The hospital receives fees
from patients who aro able to pay.
and cures for others free. Its fees
more than pay operating expenses,
and the hospital will report about n
thousand dollars "to the good" next
The Citadel Square Baptist church,
where the sonslons of the convention
will be held hay made ample provis
ion for tho entertainment of the ;ir>0
or more delegates who are expected.
The following committees have been
General-?T. T. Hyde. T. S. Wilbur.
W. R. Thompson, A. V. Parry, W. 8.
Assignment to Homes?J. V. Wes
son, Jno. P. Thomas, Edw. A. Eve.
Program and Badges?A. V. Parry,
W. R. Thompson. W. S. Cook.
It has been 16 years since the Bap
tist convention 'met In this city. The
t?te Jik' ;o J |f. Hudson was president
Mien. Tho annual sermon was
preached by tho Rev.' Chns. S. Gard
ner, D. D.. pastor of tho First Baptist
church of Greenville. This' year tho
Rev. Z. T. Codv Is president. Tho an
nual sermon will ho preached Tues
day night by the P.wv. Chas. E. Burts,
D. !>.. pastor of tho First Baptist
church of Columbia.
BENDER GOES TO
Great Indian Pitcher Will Play
With Either Brooklyn or
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 6.?Charles
A. Bender, the great Indian pltcbcr
of the Philadelphie. Athletics! today
signed a Federal League contract and
will play with either BroottVn or
Baltimore The "big chief" !a Iho sec
ond star pitcher of tho fotmer world's
champions to jump to the Federals
this week, Eddie Plark having sign
ed .a contract at Gettysburg, Pa.. last
Wednesday to play with the St. Louis
Bender tonight confirmed tho report
that ho had gone over to the Feaer
als. He said he met Harry Goldmen,
of the Baltimore club hore toddy and
lost no time, in signing.
"The terms of tho contract are very
satisfactory and It 1b tho best thing
I ever did In my life." said he. *rne
contra* t is to run for two years.
Bender said he knew others who
were going to sign Federal Lcaguo
contractu'hut refused to disclose their
' jnnio Mack, manager ot the Ath
b. said he was not surprised when
that Bender bad gone over to the
expected It. His contract wltti
.. adelphla expired this year," he
,- "and I did - not Intend to renew
tender was simply under reset ??
the matter Is entirely up to hiou
ado no arrangement nor entereu
any deal for Bender for next year
t asked for waivers on htm, Blanu
State Baptist Convention
ave Here Monday After
(From Sunday's Dally.)
gates front Saluda Baptist Aa
on to the State Baptist Con
-., which will bo held In Clmr
thls week, will leave tomorrow
' on for the City by tho Sea Tho
ea leaving from the city win
\ special Pullman car, which
d through to Charleston, reach
re Tuesday morning about 8
oilman car will go as Tar as
the Blue Ridge Railroad
. be transferred to the Bon
ray, going'on to Columbia
which leaves Greenville
or? ' the delegates from
nation to tho State con
P. Ledbstter. Towu
j.]j>.sKtnard, Anderson Cot
r <r*?bv. W- ? Hawkins, T?wnvltlo;
lu Hayd<^><B?Uon: W. H. Stc=*.
DrrvlUej Wpv^OyL. Martin, Anderson ;
rvav. W. w, Lvnwit-Ta, Anderson, Mr.
I, A. Brock. Anderson; Mr. J. E. Brea
ieale, Anderson; Rev. j. l. Vass,
dreenville; vRe*.(;|"v. N. Sanders, An
Iorson; Kr. J. J.' Robinson, Barkers
Creek; Vir. J. Ai Cox, Bolton; Mr. xu.
\..McOet. Long Branch; Mr. Carl Aus
:l?; S?f. wr ivwsrdson. Oarvm
township; Mr. VvSfcjjvi 'Oxvgory. Wu
liamaton; Rov. U & Campbell, Bark
srs Creek; Mr. R. J.. Gambrol 1, Beltoui
Mr. Elias E.iile, Townvilie and R.V.
B. L Kogley, Heat* Path.
nigs ne y
Are the Things You Will Find
At This Store For Men
The growing tendency of making gifts
of something to wear is each Yuletide be
coming more pronounced.
What shall I give him for Christmas
that is practical is answered by our won
derful stock of things to wear.
You will find in the iterns listed here,
, j and many more on display at this store,
gifts suitable for every male member of
the.family.. .. . . > ,
Clothes for gifts are gaining in popular
. ' _< . .
favor each season and deservedly so?
what is more appropriate?more desir
able?more acceptable than a - beautiful
I new suit or a stylish overcoat. - i
If Suits, $10.00 to $25.00
Overcoats, $7.50 to $25.00
Bath Robes. $5.00 to $7.50
S, $3.50 to $12i0
Neckwear, in Christmas Boxes, 50c to
Suspenders, GI??es, H?ndkerchi?fs, Sweaters, House Slippers, Hats,
% Umbrellas, Shirts
. . . .. - ' . - '
We invite you to come and'see our display?any help you need in selecting will be cheerfully given
and if you desire to change any purchase after Christmas we will gladly do so.
SHEAT BIG GIRL
OF OQLOEN WEST
AUSES MILLIONAIRE'S AR
REST OH WHITE SLAVE
WHO KNEW TRICKS
erased of Transporting Society
. Girl From Lot- Angeles to
PROVIDENCE. It. I..- Dec. 4.?Col
iei Charles Alexander, a millionaire
itired merchant here, w&m<-arrA?t*d
1nl3ht .br federal officers OiCa w?r
mt from Chicago charging violation
! the Mann white slavo act., Ho 1b
jcused of having transported Miss
tssl? E. Cope, of Loa Angeles?;Cat.,
\?n that city to Chicago, in Febru-,
When-! arraigned before a United
iaUsu commissioner, Colonel alox
ider waived examination.- Rail Was
red at $7,500, which was furnished,
id. the case .was continued for a
?erlag in the Chicago federal court;
10 ?rst Tuesday in January.
The' eompiaint gives :'i^brm\ry Jftj''
1913, as the .date/ of;th?. alleged !vipin-w
tion ottthe .M^s?^Vi^ffc'-V--'-'-'
' Henry W. H?yea^^MJBcl for Colonel
Alexander, declined?d Al low hl3 client
to tli8cu6fl the case^-but Bald that at
the trial It would"be, shown that an
attempted case oft tyeckmail,' which ;
had' failed had resulted in this Ac
tion. , .'v;!-y,'
Colonel Alexander* la \idely ^?tnown. |
as a clubman. ' ' ] \
Ho has a residence ? - this city1, .a !
country homo, at Rems tick j Point and 1
a third rcsldonce.^^Ukmslon, MaSS
He haa a wife rmd\twodaughters.
< Misa Cope is u .Jor surveillance ot
federal officers Iq Chicago and It la
reported the grand! j*?ry will consider
chargea of. extortion. sskI to'hae been
made against her. , s . . (
colonel l>Al?xand?r*1s" a> member ' of
the firm of Alahder'Broth'/fs at Provi
dence, ' and a director mc the Cana
dian SUel Company, according to o
statement Isued by District Attornoy
"Colonel Alexander, met Miss Cope
at a social gathering in Cos Angeles
two years ago," the statement said.
"Ho explained he:- would procure a
divorce and marry (her. .Then he pro
' ceeded to mako violent Ipfe - to Miss
|""fhw ?vid?nee cf tic ?5r? shi^fs sW
'relied on his pronifts. tto.?marry;ber
At Ms suggestion Miss Cope met him
In Chicago ^bruary 13,-1*18. ..Thay
occupied coi.nectlng rooms at a down
, town hotel. Later they went to' New
-Orleans and from thoro : to Califor
nia. - '
. "During 4ho time they were ; travel
ing together, Colonol Alexander gave
her njany costly presents and ?n>uch
"nSe colons* ba^^\aW-a'lw?i?a
low to, the Berkshiil^ J?JIa> \ Oa Nw.
Year*sv Day,; 1913, Colonel Alexander
sont her ? toj^m cf greeUnx;,' . ,
ff>?of*ef rftvvm'V Mr. Clyne said,
rwfiioh"- Colon?! Alexander' wrote to
Miss Cope, he called 'The Modern
"Atexander.of.the olden., days, ?,
"Was said to s?dly w?ep; : . *
'Because there were no other wprlds,
VTo .ciono.uer and U>:lm9&iikt?i .
"BUt In these latter, better' days.
' ?l trust and polities,' >
"Another Alexander came, -}} 'f
"Who knew the modern trlckB.'
"In a l?tter ol December 1*, 1912,
Colonel Alexander refcrret to Miss
Copo as his 'great big girl ot the gold
en, west,' " according to the district
An indictment against Cp'onpl Alex
ander, -was said by? barles\F. Clyne?
United SUtSB district attorney, to have
been voted In Chlcair? Ctyne said it
would bo returned Monday. It also
WSL asald.Ute fgrapd ^ry^^j??k
sid?r charge t of extorMp-s greinst
Miss Cope. , > . g
Miss Cop** doclded. about ; five
month8 ago to proceed aglnst Colonel
Alexander, according to s federal oSl
c?als, 8ho camo to .Cfelcagp and told
lmr UlQVf in HUfJ>ft O; nrAh^Rch, ?
dnparimcni or justice'.agent, A grand
jury investigation followed.
- Colonel ^exandet !s?* yearn old.
MIhs Cope Unknown,
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec 4.-**o
one conld bo found here tonight who
Ijnew Miss J?rei? Coj-jg.
Irwin Barnett of Pendkton spent
yooterday In the dty on : b^slhess.
Dr. JVJ. Glenn of Sandy Spring?
i*iiC>.o. city yesterday.
Leave Her? \ Monday Afte/noon
For Mec ; G? and Lodge m
r (ETora Sunday's Dally.)
Members ot the grand lodge of Ma
?ons in Anderson county who'wli? au
as delegates tb the an nual meet log cf
the order in Charleston next Tuesday
and Wednesday will leave here
It is stated that matters of consid
erable Interest to MaBons are to be
taken at the meeting of the grand
tofge, but as to the oaturo of those
grtf tters no th!.ng can bo -turned In ad
yanco. The Anriireon county delega
Uon to tho meeting is composed of th?
, . (By AwodtUd Proa.)
. PLrOBJBNCB, S. C-, ?ec: 4.>-A mob
took: William GrWi ^acm>t froA-ot
ft?ers near Ck>Wsrd, K O? todays hani*
ed him to a tree :asS' t?'m riddled his
body with ballets, according to re
ports received b-are. oreen watfarrest
ed after he aad been detected in the
act of hiding under a bouso during
the owner's absence - ^1^mi^
& Th* negro's presence * ttiu'.er th?
Jbouse wao detected by t?te womch oc^
following; Dt,>RJ $< ?Jivrer, Mr; T.
?rahfc Watklns. Mr. HarryMoLeafcy,
nett Lodgo, Plercotcwn; Dr. D., L
andi Dr n. U Parker of gelten.
John Welborn of the; bounty was
among those \^aeh'ding yesterday. in
the city. ,
*J H/ Opt ?f WllHaaioton was
tor m tho city yesterday.'
Paul Norrtt' ofv'thd' RabsrV se?tibn'
Wae among tho visitors in Andereon
yeaterday..!.'; . f-AV.-; . r ; .: ...
?" ,Mr.( and MreV C. M, Gray of ?tarr
have returned from' their honoytnion.
to Atlanta. \W
Vienna today whoa nowa of *.hti occu
pation of Betgrfde *^>tM iAAstrlan?
was published and the streets were
decorated with t flags.. ?'owspapers