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THE READING OF ADVERTISEMENTS
In the Intelligencer Will Yield You HandtOmo Return.
If you were offered fifty cents in real money to read
all the ads- in the Intelligencer every day, you would accept
the offer immediately, for fear that the offer would be with
" There is not a single day passes, but that the Intelli
gencer contains ads. which would afford you the opportunity
of saving a dollar or so, on goods that you could use to
No doubt the life insurance agent tried several times to
get an audience with you, to tell you the benefits of in
surance before you would allow him the CHANCE to do
you and your family a tremendous favor- You realize
NOW, that while this life insurance agent made money for
himself, he certainly did you a good turn, "when he finally
sold you your life insurance.
You would read all the ads- in each issue of the In
telligencer, if you were CONVINCED that it would pay
you, wouldn't you?
I wish to do you as great a favor as the life insurance
agent, who sold you your insurance, so please read the fol
lowing reasons, and then think over the matter:
Why do manufacturers of the very best known articles
of commerce continue to advertise their goods?
Why is it that the most successful retailers and de
partment stores spend a great amount of money every day
advertising their goods in the newspapers?
There is but one answer and that is:?"IT IS , THE
CHEAPEST KNOWN METHOD OF SELLING GOODS."
Advertising will increase the volume of business of
any article of commerce that has REAL MERIT; if its an
article without merit, the. less advertising the better for the
The biggest problem of the retailer is the sale of his
goods; he can handle the other branches with much less
trouble, because with his knowledge of the lines of mer
chandise that he proposes to sell, he can buy his goods with
safety, then comes the arrangement of his stock and the
location of his store, and his store fixtures.
That brings him up to the opening of his place of busi
ness; he is now ready to begin business.
Please remark that?HE IS NOW READY TO BE
He has bought the very best goods for the money that
he could buy/ in order to be able to sell them at a profit.
And most any person with average intelligence can buy
goods as cheaply as another.
Now the merchant is ready to sell goods?that's the
NUT that he must crack before he succeeds. He must
sell ENOUGH goods at a profit to take care of his RENT,
LIGHT, ICE, FUEL, DELIVERY, TAXES, INSURANCE
and the COST OF SELLING, viz: WINDOW TRIMMING,
CLERK HIRE and ADVERTISING. ,
You see that the bigger the volume of business that he
gets the less it costs him to sell goods. You see that, don't
His OVERHEAD expense is about the same per year,
whether he sells $20,000 or $5o.ooo, so if he can Increase
his sales $30,000 by a judicious expenditure for newspaper
advertising, he will make more money, won't he? And on
an increased volume of business, he can afford to sell to
YOU, Mr. Consumer, on a much smaller per cent of profit.
AU this being true, it is money in your pocket to buy
ONLY advertised goods; in fact, when you buy an unad
vertised article, you are boosting the price on yourself.
It will pay you well, to read the ?ds. in the Intelli
SASSEEN, THE AD MAN.
CONTRIBUTIONS ? MADE SO
FAR HAVE BEEN EX
Food, Fuelnnd Clothing Furnish
ed Several FaraiKe&~-Relief
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Contributions which have been lefl
with The Intelligencer for the reliel
of several families of the city and
county who are i? distress : bar* beer
practically esasended, . Thewe Blx ?l
seven families hate been : given ont]
temporary asBlstance, as the fund wai
so email and it was necessary to par.
chase so many, thinga for sont? of the
people the contributions did hot tyfc
very far. What will become of the fam
ilies now and by the t?ne the. sen*?<
al.commut?e on local relief can meet
and deviso some math od of relicvinj
distress a^M get tt^n working order
only ?n ell-wiae Providence knows.
i^eU food, clothing and other ac
tual necessities of life were purcbas
cd with the ftlnds turned into The In
; telUgen??r. the buying and' distribu
tion of these belog looked after by .4
committee consisting ot Miss Anna
Berger, city missionary tor the First
Baptist church; and Mrs. J. S. Bar
geant, who spent of her own mono? *
' sum probably larger than that turned
I Into The Intelligencer In bringing re
Hot to families in distress In the city
and county. Theso ladles worked all
day Saturday visiting thf homes- ol
* dietreas, ascertaining the needs of the
people, purchasing these ' and seeing
that they were properly deitrpred..
If there are others who care ic
coatribtle to the fund'for taking care
of these destitute families until the
r general committee can take charge ol
1 the situation, they may leave their
contributions with The Intelligence!
and the earns committee will aee thai
tho funds are properly expended.
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Electric St^ Worth Titfee of Ha
ehlBe Stock is Announcement
t i'-i- Made,
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I (By Aatocisttf ErenJ
1 : PITTSBURGH, Pa., Dec. 2R.~Esec
* utors of the estate of the lato George
' -WesUnghonsa announced today thei
? had contracted to Mil their stock in
t tha V. ostinghouee Machine Comppnj
? to Uie: Westioghouse Electric- and
> Manufacturing Company on the hauls
1 of three shares of machine stock foi
' ose share Gf.ete?tHv ?wk, Hr.- www*
t Inghouoo controlled the machine com
l paay, a flOiW?jOOO corporation. Oth
. er stockholders will be allowed te
share ta the sale agreement if, thoj
> exerciro.the right,before Janwuy 2i
K |aext , ;
: Yon can get the news while its ?ei
ijtn The.Morning Daily Intelligencer,
CONSTABLE KILLED A
HO WHO RESISTED
THE LATTER DREW SHOT
GUN ON OFFICER AND
Killing Occured Saturday in Hope*
well Section?Negro Had
Details of the killing of a negro
named Lawson Gaillard by Truman
Wilbur, constable for Magistrate A.
M. Guyton of the Hopewell section,
last Saturday morning, which occur
red in a negro house near the Ander
son-Oconee county line, when the offi
cer attempted to arrest the negro on
an old warrant, were not known in the
city until 6 o'clock Sunday morning,
when Coroner Hardin and Deputy
Sheriff J. OUn Sanders returned from
holding an Inquest. Late Saturday af
ternoon the sheriff's office was notified
that a killing had occurred in the
Hopewell section and the coroner and
deputy Bheriff left here about five
o'clock. At that time they knew none
of tho particulars of the case.
It seems, that Constable Wilbur and
a friend, T. O. Trammell, were out
hunting Saturday morning when the
former was advised that Lawsou Gail
lard, who had been a fugitive for
something like a year, was back in
that section and at the home of one
Dock . Hurts. The constable at once
went to the home of Hurts and advised
Gaillard that be had a warrant for
him. When the constable asked Gail
lard to come with him, the latter re
fused to go, it is said. The constable
went into the house after the negro,
it is said, and Gailllard drew a knife
on him. When told to put up tho
knile, it was testified at the Inquest,
the negro refused, declaring that It
was his knife, that he paid for it and
would use it as he saw fit. The officer
attempted to take the knife from the
negro, it is reported, when the latter
advanced into another room,where he
picked up a double barrel shot gun
and pointed it at the officer.
Constable Wilbur had a single bar
rel shot gun with which be had been
hunting, and when he saw Gaillard
raise his gun, the officer fired upon
the negro. The load of shot struck
the negro in the top of the head and
mutilated him terribly. It appeared
that the officer did not have time to
get his gun to his shoulder before
firing, this being evident from the
manner in which the load of shot
struck the negro.
There were but three witnesses to
the affair, T. O. Trammell and Dock
Burts and his wife. Tho testimony of
all three substantiated the statement
of the officer. Coroner Hardin receiv
ed word of the killing late Saturday
afternoon and he and Deputy Sheriff
Sanders eet out for tho scene of the
affair, arriving yiere about 9 o'clock.
A Jury was empaneled and the inquest
held, a verdict being returned to the?
effect that the negro came to his
death from gunshot wounds at the
hands: of Wilbur. The officers reached
Anderson on the return trip about 5
o'clock Sunday morning.
The killing occurred on Mr. Sam
Reeve's plantation, about 11 o'clock
Saturday. morning. Mr. Wilbur is
about 23 years of age and the son of
a well known farmer of that section.
He and his father came to the city
yesterday afternoon to confer with
Solicitor Smith with reference to the
constable obtaining bond.
Mil8. \Y. A. Hr,DGEN8, Editor .
A Sunday AfterBoofa Wedding.
A* wedding that was quite a sur
prise to their many friends was that
or Mica Alberta G ill lard Of Johns tpn
and Mr. B. G. Fant, Jr., on Sunday
afternoon at the Methodist parsonage,
the 'ceremony being performed by
Revi J.- W. Speake. Mrs. Fent Is the
' I attractive daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
John B; G ill lard, who lived here until
a few months ago, when they moved
to Johnston. She was here spending
the Christmas holidays with her aunt,
Mrs. W. L- Brlasey. She had planned
to go home on Sunday, so Un y decid
ed t > be married at once,,wbteh they
did, leaving at 4:60 for Johnston.
They Will return on Wednesday and
'I make this their home, Mr. Fant be
ing in business with his father on
South. Main street
Mia* Hasel Hill of Highlands, Miss
Belle Norrie of Spartanburf, and Mr.
Charles Norria of Kernersvlllo, Perm.,
are tSie guests of Miss Kathleen Nor
Mr. William MeGutse of Henderson
I ?tll?. N. C.,,18 visiting Mr. Wlllett
t Sloan, h t
Mrs ! Frank Watklns is in Spar t an
burg visiting relatives. Mr. Watklno
spent Christmas with her there.
Mrs. H, W. Caldwell of La /range,
? |Ga., was the guest of Mrs. W. L. Brla
(Boy ou Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. S. D\ BroWnlee have
returned from a stay of several days
with relatives in Duo West.
Ksta HJH Club Baaee. . * /
?Tne'annual dance and reception of
the Rosa Hill Club will be given to
night at tho club house In North An
derson; Ercry plan baa becm p^sda
for'*, very Mluant affair" and th? man
agement have arranged for care., to
accommodate the guests and these
will be held until 12 o'clock, so that
no one need take their automobile out
in the mud.
Mrs. D. 8. Gray and Miss Marion
Gray have been spending the past few
dayB in Asheville, N. C.
Miss Kate Isbell has returned tc
her home at Seneca, after a visit to
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Ramsay have
returned from a visit to WilllamBton.
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Pr?vost re
turned to their home in Columbia
yesterday afternoon after a few days'
Mrs. Bessie Taylor returned to
Elbert County, Ga., yesterday alter a
week's stay with relatives here.
Mr. and Mrs. Irving Brownlee are
at home again, after a visit to rela
tives in Charlotte. N. C.
Mr. Arthur Brown of St. Louis, Mo?
spent the week-end with friends here.
Mr. and Mrs. Rennus Henderson
spent the holidays in PIckens with
Mrs. Henderson's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. M. ?. Farmer.
Gore, Ga., P. A. Morgan had occas
ion recently to use a liver medicine
and says of Foley'e Catartic Tablets:
"They thoroughly cleansed my sys
tem and I felt like a new man?light
and free. They are the best medicine
I havb ever taken for conetltpation.
They keep the stomach sw??et, liver
active, bowels regular." Forfey Cathar
tic Tablets are stimulating in action
and neither gripe nor sicken. They
are wholesome and tnoroughly cleans
ing, and keep the liver active. Stout
people like them.
Auditors Office, Anderson South Caro
This office will be open to receive
returns of personal property for taxa
tion for the flsscal year from the first
day of January, 1015, to the 20th of
February following Inclusive.
All personal- property must be
itemized. Real estate not returned
this year but all transfers of real
estate made since last returns should
be noted anon" the return blank when
listing say on return to whom sold
or from whom bought.
The township board of assessors are
required by law to list for all Uiobo
that fail to. make their own returns
within the thud prescribed, fcenco the
difficulty of delinquents escaping the
60 per cent penalty, aa well as the
frequency of errors resulting from this
practice by all means make your own
return sxd thereby save expense and
touble. Ex-Confederate soldiers aro
exempt from poll tax, aU other males
between the ages of 21 and 60 years,
except those - incapable of earning a !
support from being mained orrother!
causes snail- be deemed taxab? polt, i
All trustees must get up polls and dogs
and turn into board of assesor on or]
before the 20th of February.
For the convenience of taxpayers j
we will have deputies to take returns |
at the following places:
Hollands Store on Friday, January |
Barnes on Saturday, Jan. 2nd. 1916.
Iva on Tuesday, Jan. 6th, 1916.
Iva Cotton M1U on Wednesday a. m., |
Jan. 6th, 1916.
Starr on Wednesday, p. m., Jan. 6,]
1916. 1-2 day.
Cfomers store on Thursday, Jan. 7th, |
Townville on Friday, Jan. 8 1916.
Autumn on Saturday, Jan. 9,1916.
Denver on Monday, a. m., Jan. 11,1
1016, 1-2 day.
Sandy Springs on Monday p. m.
Jan. 11th, 1916. 1-2 a day.
Pendleton City, Tuesday, Jan, 12,1
Pcndloton Mill, Wednesday, p. m.
Jan. 13th, 1-2 day.
Bishop Branch on Thursday, Jan. I
Five Forks on Friday, Jan. 15,191&
Pier ce town on Monday, Jan. 18,1916
Airy'Springs, on Tuesday, Jan. 19,
Slabtown on Wednesday, Jan. 20,1
Cely Store on Thursday, Jan. 21st, I
Wyatt Store on Friday, January 22,1
V,/gingham Store on Saturday, Jan. |
Piedmont on Monday, Jan. 25,1915.
Belter Old Mill on Tuesday, Jan.]
Pelz or No. 4 Mill on Wednesday, a j
m., Jan. 27, 1915. 1-2 day.
Frankville on Wednesday, P. M.J
Jan. 27. 1916. 1-2 day.
Willlamston City on Thursday, Jan. |
Willlamston Mill on Friday, a. m.,|
Jan. 29th, 1916.
Bo!ton City on Tuesday, Feby. 2nd,!
Bellen Mill on Wednesday, Feby,
Ii. M. Martin Store on Thursday,!
Feby. 4th, 1916. /
Hone* Path Mill on Friday, a. m.
Feby 6th. 1916. 1-2 day.
Hones Path City on Friday, p. m.,
Feby. 5th. 1918. 1-2 day.
Hones Path City on Saturday, A
It, Feby. 6tt, 1915. 1-2 day.
All new school lines for new school
districts must be in the hand of the
auditor on or before the 1st of April
so they can be listed in the proner
places. If they fail to got in by that
time it won't be put on the books
. until the next year. Please see that
your property is listed in the right
I school district. All tax levies for
achool districts mvvt be in hand of
the auditor on or by the 1st of June.
, . . WINSTON- SMITH,.
Auditor of Anderson County.
. December, 1914;,
ONE BRIDEGROOM GOES TO
PRISON?THE OTHER TO
BRIDES TOO YOUNG
How Judge Broadwell Pacified
the Turbulent Feelings of
Harsh clanging of prison doors up
on a bridegroom within less than an
hour after he bad led a blushing dam
sel of tender years to Hymen's altar,
is the cruel ending of a little romance
which had its inception two years
ago in the youth taking up his resi
dence in the iass' home.
Arrest your grief at this point, gen
tle reader, for another tale of similar
hue, but which came to a happy end
ing. A bridegroom of but two days,
upon whose head an irate father-in
law had threatened to visit the law,
is today located upon a large farm,
with a good, young mule to engage his
attention, instead of in the cotton
mill, with a whirring loom to All his
cars and demand his constant atten
These two little romances, the one
ending so tragically and the other so
happily, came to light yesterday In the
court of Magistrate Broadwell. And
it is owing to his common sense and
good judgment that the bridegroom
whoso romance ended so happily, is
not keeping company with the bride
groom who is languishing behind pris
Married in Greenville.
Yesterday morLlng a stern old man
and a meek, tender-eyed old lady
came into Magistrate Broodwell's
office. The old man Informed the
judge that he wanted a warrant for
a young white fellow who had stolen
his only child, a girl of some 15 year,
and married her. The old fellow's
name is Pearson and ho owns a large
farm near Pelzer. The couple had
but one cbild, and she was the idol of
the old father's heart and the apple
of the mother's eye. The old couple
seemed heart broken over the affair,
and what appears to grlevp them more
was the manner In which the daughter
had surprised them. The old man
Bald that he and his wife had been
in Greenville, where the conple hsd
gone to get the license and marry,
and were told that they-should get
the warrant in Anderson. This was
evidently a ruse on the part of the
Greenville officers to avoid having
anything to do with the matter. The
father averred that the bridegroom
had been to see his daughter but
twice and that she had gotten but two
letters from him. He came armed
with his Bible and was ready to show
tho magistrate the justice of h?? puni
When the old man had finished his
tale Judge Broadwell had a few
words to say. He stated that he had
known the bridegroom, a Mr. Stone,
for a number of years, and knew him
to be an industrious and God fearing
man and in every reBpeet worthy of
the hand of any daughter in the com
munity. He advised the parents to
leave the couple alone, as uny inter
ference with their happiness might
spell ruin for both. The old man be
gan to g-ow interested in the judge's
words, ana the expression on the face
of the good old lady began to change.
When tue judge explained that prob
ably the girl told the young man that
she vas IK years of age (the legal
uge) and that maybe he could not
make a charge of false swearing
against the bridegroom, the old man
bristled up and shouted, "No, sir, my
daughter is a Christian girl and she
would not tell a lie."
Judge Hroadweil reasoned that that
was all true, but wurned tho old fel
low that when it came to matters of
the heurt a little white lie about such
a thing ks a girl's age might not bo
considered an unchristian act. Ono
more the old man's head nodded In
assent. But' the master stroke by the
Judge was v>Y\vn he asked the old man
this, "Sir, how old was your wife
when you were married." When tho
old lady replied that she was between
16 and 17, the judgo mused, "There
now, you would prosecute this young
man for doing the same thlnr for
which you yourself would have been
prosecuted hud the marriage license
law existed at that time."
All? Well That Kuds Well.
Tills ahot from the magistrate com
pletely routed the old man. Hut the
magistrate wps not through. Yet an
other volley 1 fired In these words,
"Now, I teli you what you do. You
and the old lady go ovAer yonder and
take dinner with your daughter and
Bon-ln-law; treat them nice, and sug
gest to the young man that he go back
to tho farm with you and help comfort
you and the old lady In your declining
years, and let him go before you und
make the rough places smooth."
The words of the magistrate went
horn':, tor the old fellow came back
at tho judge with his, "By George, 1
hadn't thought of that. I've got a
spanking good pair of young mules
back home and I'll simply take that
fellow back to my farm and put him
to ploughing. Come on, Hon', let's go
have dinner with the children."
This EndH Badly.
Scarcely had this old couple de
parted when another irate father ap
proached the magistrate and asked
for a warrant for one Anderson Spear
man, a young white man working in
the Brogon mill, who had just left
with his 15 year old daughter, Fannie
Thomerson. The father was of the im
pression that the couple were going
to marry and go off on the 6 o'clock
train for Seneca. A warrant was has
tily drawn up and given to Deputy
Williams, who surprised the cduple in
about an hour after they had been
married by the Bev. Scutty White,
who paused in his labors in the Bro
gon mill long enough to tie the knot
It seems that Spearman came to the
house of the girl some two yesrs ago
to board. The two years of living un
der th? same roof served to drat?
them one toward the other, resulting
lu their elopemer^ yesterday.
NEW YORK. Dec. 28.?Raw silk ad
vanced today from 71-2 cents to 10
cents per pound.' Notice was received
from England that fine men's wear for
fall would be offered at 4d per yard
lower than last season. Cotton goods
were aulet and steady.
TO MEET THURSDAY
TO CONSIDER SUPPLY BILL
AND HEAR PETITIONS
Conference Will Be Held alt 12
O'clock?No Action WiU Be
Taken on Matter*.
For the purposo of considering the
license bill for 1915 and hearing pe
titions and expressions of opinion
with reference to local legislation, a
meeting of the county delegation to
the general assembly will be held in
the county court bouse next Thursday
at 12 o'clock.
Senator J. L. Sherard stated yester
day that the delegation desires to get
together before the convening of the
legislature aud consider the tax sup
ply bill for the new year and at the
same time hear expressions of opin
ion from the general public us to pro
posed legislation. It had beon decid
ed, ho stated, that such a meeting
would bo held December 31, which Is
Thursday, at 12 o'clock in the county
Tho delegation will, of course, take
no action on any matters at thin
meeting. They will hear from the va
rious county officers with reference to
the amount of money they think thoy
will need to carry on the work of
their departments through tho Incom
ing year. Those expressions from
the county officers will be of advant
age to the delegation when it takes up
the matter of making tho appropria
tions for this county. The memboro
of the delegation al?o desire to know
what kind of legislation the people of
Anderson County would like to have,
and in order to get a Une on this
matter invite the general public to
come forward Thursday and give ex
pression to some of their ideaB.
The members of the Anderson
County delegation are: J. L. Shernrd,
senator; J. T. West, George M. Reed,
S. A. Burns, J. H. Hutchinson, RufUB
Fant, Jr., and S. M. Wolfe, representa
A Beautiful Double Wedding.
December 20, at the home Of Mr.
and Mrs. John Wilson, by Rev.. .Z I.
Henderson of Seneca, Misa Lots Wil
son and Mr. Oscar Shrlef, also MIbs
Ethel Shrlef and Mr. Frank Nix were'
married. The brides were dressed in
goln-a,way dresses of blue, carrying
boquets of maiden betr fern. The wed
ding m?rch was played by Miss Gladys
Wilson. The young people wero re
cipients of many valuable presents.
After the congratulations of the many
friends present, the happy young peo
ple loft, mid showers of rice. for. An
derson' and othor places of interest.
The house and altar were beautifully
decorated in white and green, this be
ing the handiwork of Mrs. Wilson.
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