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investigate, but many remain Ig
norant on tho most important sub
jects by accepting hearsay as facts.
Wo give the
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you have eye trouble or not and to
prove that-glasses will give you relier.
Investigate our system, learn the im
portance or thoroughness and scien
tific training necessary to one who
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ton BA?KACHE KIDNEYS AND QLAOOEP
! Saved G:
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ceived from the use of Thedi
[ Mrs. Sylvania Woods, of Gift
jjjjj "It certainly has no equ
[. . liver and,stomach troubles. I
; ' saved my little girl's life. ^
they went in on her, but o:
I Black-Draught made them bre
! more trouble. I shall never b
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: ness, malaria, chills and fevc
j0 ailments, Thedford's Black-Dr,
?l reliable, gentle and valuable r
# If you suffer from any of
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WELL KNOWIs' AGRICUL
TURAL EXPERT ACCEPTS
PROPOSITION TO COME
BEST MAN ?N HIS .
LINE IN STATE
Will Open Up Office in City and
Use Automobile in Hb Work.
Has Had Long and Valuable
Mr. \V. I). Garrison,* who is consid
ered by those who arc iu a position
to judge of such matters to he Die
best agricultural eXpeit in the State
of South Carolina, and whose work in
this State has attracted attention
from all over this section of the coun
try, announced yesterday that he had
accepted a proposition to come to An
dorgon as farm demonstration agent
irl's life !
wonderful benefit I have re- J:
ford's Black-Draught," writes J
on Mills, Ky.
al for la grippe, bad colds,
firmly believe Black-Draught g
?Vhen she had the measles, S
ne good dose of Thedford's ?
ak out, and she has had no j
n, indigestion, headache^ dizzi- W
r, biliousness, and all similar ^
aught has proved itself a safe, @
these complaints, try Black? A
! known merit Seventy-five ^Jj
roves its value. Good for-S
ywher$ Pr?e cents. S
for this county. Negotiations between
' Mr. Garrison and Prof. \V. W.-Long,
State agent of the farmers' coopera
tive demonstration work, with head
quarters at Clemson College, had been
on for some time, hut it was only yes
terday that Mr. Garrison definitely de
cided to accept the proposition held
out to him. The new demonstration
agent formally entered upon his du
ties yesterday. Mr. Garrison will
move his family to Anderson and will
make this county hi? ?ioihh. He will
open up an office in the city and will
make use of an automobile In curry
ing on his work throughout the coun
Is Splendid Man.
The announcement that Mr. Garri
son has decided to accept the position
of demonstration agent for Anderson
will he received with keenest interest
throughout the county. The good that
will result from his scientific and
practical know !"dev of farming being
brought to the service of the farmers
of this county is inestimable. Prof,
hong considers him the best agricul
tural axpert in the State today and a
man that any county would lie ex
tremely fortunate in securing as dem
onstration agent. Mr. Garrison will
take an active interest in all matters
pertaining to agriculture and will
give to the farmers of this county the
benefit of his long and vuluahle train
ing in the complex ?rt of agriculture,
lie will look after the hoys' corn club
Greenville Win ted Him.
A short while agi s.r. Garrison was
elected demonstration agent for
Greenville County, but he did not ac
cept the position.
Mr. Garrison has bad valuable
training in the agricultural line. He
worked on his father's farm, in An
derson County, until he was 20 years
of age, at which time he entered the
Clemson Agricultural College. At the
age of 25 Mr. Garrison graduated from
Clemson in the agricultural course
with the degree of bachelor of science.
In September l'.KK? he again entered
Clemson, where he took a three
months' post graduate course in agri
culture under Dr. Haven Metcalf.
June I, 1!I04, Air. Ga>"*l8on was ap
pointed by the late .1. <J. Newman to
the position of superintendent of the
Clemson College coastland experiment
station, Iornted near Charleston. The
duties of this position were to plant,
cultivate and harvest all kinds of for
age crops, grain and truck, for the
purpose of determining the possibili
ties of such?crops for the lower part
of South Carolina, to test the yield
per acre and the p' ..i that might be
obtained to an act . In addition to
his duties at this station he did coop
erative work with the department of
agriculture, under the direction of Mr.
Orton, the spraying of cucumbers to
control the cucumber blight.
In July 1906 Mr. Garrison was
transferred to the ClemHon College
form?; n? Ilia Hnsi??. f'u .?>!..<.. ??< ' -' '
THE Bell telephone is so simple that a child or servant
or blind person can operate it as well as you can.
Just lift the receiver off the hook and a trained operator re
sponds instantly, prepared to render efficient service such as
only human intelligence can produce.
In the dead of night you can use the j Bell telephone, and
even if a light is not convenient you Have (he assurance that
the operator will respond when you lift the receiver from
Recently burglars who entered a Jacksonville, Fla., store
accidentally knocked the Bell telephone receiver from the
hook and the intelligent operator failing to get a response, "
called the police and notified the owner of the store.
Such human service as this makes the Bell telephone an
indispensable business asset and an invaluable protection
for the home. i
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mont station, bi? duties here being to
have charge of ail practical work of
the experiment station, to plant and
harvest all- crops planted under the
supervision of the director of the ag
In July. 1908. Mr. finrrit-on was
transferred from riemson College to
Summer vi He, to the position of super
intendent of the coast experlmont
station. The duties of this position
were to reclaim eighty acres of low.
wet. craw-lish lands by tile drainage.
After the drainage wen completed and
the soil sweetenedt Mr. Garrison dem
onstrated that crops could be grown
on such land at a handsome protlt.
October I. 1912. Mr. Garrison re
signed his position at the expermlent
station to accept a position with the
Charleston Farms, a corporation of
Charleston, as general manager. The
duties of tliis position were to take
charge of "J.riOO acres of land. Id miles
north of Charleston, for the purpose
of demonstrating the possibilities of
such lund for the production of Held
crops. It was also his duty to aid
prospective farmers In the handling
of such soils under the conditions that
are found in that section of the coun
YOUR SICK CHILD
LOOK AT TONGUE
If cross, feverish or bilious give
"California Syrup of
No matter what alls your child, a
gentle, thorough laxative should al
way** be the r.rst treatment given.
If your little one is out-of-so?-fs,
half alcfl, Isn't resting, easting and not
ing naturally?look. Mother! 'sei If
tongue Is coated. This is a sure sign
that it's little stomach, liver and
bowels are clogged with waste. When
i cross, irritable, feverish, stomach
1 sour, breath bad or has stomach-ache,
diarrhea, sore throat, full of cold, give
1 a teaspoonful of "California Syrup of
i Figs," and in a few hours all the con
stipated poison, undigested food and
sour bile gently moves out of Its lit
tle bowels without gripingf and you
have a well, playful child again.
Mothers can rest easy after giving
this harmless "fruit laxative," because
It never fails to cleanse the little one's
liver and bowels and sweeten the
stomach and they dearly love Its
Jleasant taste. Full directions for
babies, children of all ages and for
grown-ups printed on each bottle.
Beware of counterfeit fig syrups.
Ask your druggist for a 5C-cent bot
tle of "California" Syrup of Figs ;" then
see that It Is made by the California
Klg Syrup Company."
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r, o o o o o o o o n o o o o o o o o n o
We regret to announce the lllnosa
of Mrs. W.:C. Burrlss. and trust sho
will Boon be restored to hor usual
Miss Lizzie Kay returned Saturday
from Belton. where she spent a few |
Cnya with lelattic?.
Mr. James Smith, who married
some time ago, is occupying a house
on his fathers farm.
Messrs. J. P. and Willie Cobb went
to Greenville Saturday, carrying the
household goods, of Mr. Frank Stan
sell, who has. moved to that city.
Miss Genie ?rskine has gone to Bel
ton to spend some time with her sis
ter, Mrs. A. Y. Shirley.
Mrs. Vernon Elgin of Abbeville vis
ited iho family of Mr. J. A. Elgin last
A large monument was erected Sat
urday In memory of Miss Alma Elgin,
whose body was laid to rest in Neat's
Creek cemetery last December.
Mr. WllllsTMartln, who on account
of pneumonia was forced to return
homo last winter from the Citadel for
rest, has returned to that institution.
He expects to bring with him his
diploma at the-close of the. present
" Mr. Charles Cobb speat Sunday near
Belton with friends. ' -.
The road from Neal's Creek church
to Belton was greatly improved last
week by the uae#of the drag, and great
satisfaction was. .expressed over the
change. The remalndc r' of fblB road
has'been left -atone, except a small
portion near Anderson. If those liv
ing in that section ' don't watch out,
they will let the enterprising Belton
spirit beat them. Cood roads mean
more business for towns which they
Last Sunday.> though cold, -was one
of the most favorable Sundays we
have had this year. In the absence of
rain and mud, there should have'been
a much larger attendance at 'Sunday
School here. Come-next Sunday, and
enter* heartily into our new pfan for
enlargement. Remember, if you at
tend church only once a month, the
regular-preaching day. you are losing
three-fourths of the time God has
given you, in which to assemble-your
selves in the house for public worship.
Does one-fourth.satisfy you? Does It
satisfy Christ? Not if you can. do
better. So come out next Sunday, and
lot -k ""ilt^'lly *??p M'>4t<"-s
sanaa and flu; the salvaUoo, of, Um
lost In our country. Old and young,
ind middle-aged come, for each, of us
nceda the other.
A number of graves in the cemetery
1?re are in bad condition, and those
tvhoc nave relatives burled here should
look Into' the '.natter, .and. see If'-this
statement applies to them. The graves
r>f departed lov?d ' ones 'shoiild " cot
ie neglected. J. T. MANN,
r : "-; AY. . ....
T0WXV1I.LE, Jn:i. ?0.?The monot
ony of school work was varied on Fri
day afternoon when a number of she
Student? reelled declamation, ft was
a very interesting enertainnn nt Mlss
es Mae Shirley, Annie May Letlhc tter.
i Doris Price. Alllne Nicholson and
j Christine O'Neal and Messrs. Virgil
! and Edward I.edhetter, (!uy King and
j Thurslon Whit field were among those
j on the program. Miss Roberta N?clio?
Bon who was present as a visitor pave
several selections In her usual capti
vating style, adding much t..? the en
joyment of the occasion.
Among the visitors at school this
week have been: Missen Iluth O'Neal.
Quillie Craft, and Roberta Nicholson.
This week, or rather the last two
days, the students have been standing
their regular monthly examination*.
Some of the. teachers are using the
new readers, recently added to the.
library and ure obtaining excellent
results, espeeially in the fourth, fifth
and sixth grades.
Had lYfore Cases Yesterday Than
For Several Weeks
There was a fairly good crop of of
fenders yesterday in the recorder's
court .and aB-a result the city's treas
ury was enriched by several good and
The following cases were disposed
Will Telford. drunkenness, $5.
3. M. Leslie, drunkenness.
Ed Bawknight, loud swearing and
disorderly conduct, ?r>.
Henry Dalcntlne. carrying unlawful
weapon, a pistol, $50.
Will Sudler, Sue Harmon and Char
lie Harmon, fighting, loud swearing
und disorderly conduct, S? each.
Henry Rutledge, drunkenness, Si>.
Will Clark, fighting and disorderly
Will Pitts, fighting and disorderly
DEMOCRATS LINK IT
WITH ' REPUBLICANS
(CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE.)
out of the difficulty. Some sought
conferences with Progressive Repub
lican's- Senator Norris, who had of
fered1 amendments several days be
fore which would strengthen the per
mancy of the proposed government
enterprise, told senators who offered
to accept his amendments that they
came a few hours too : latu. >
Will Consider Amendments.
Amendments will be considered in
j the Democratic caucus tomorrow. The
cau?US also wiii endeavor to find a way
to get the Republican progressive
I support without recommitting the bill.
If this falls and the bill 1b recommit
ted, many of Its most sanguine sup
itjrterti insist .that the measure is
dead for this session.
Canvassing the Situation.
Democratic leaders tonight were |
I canvassing the situation. Absent De
mocratic senators who. may return
tomorrow are Smith, of South Caro
lina, and Lea. of Tennessee. He
j publicans absent, however, who are
'expected to return are Peprose and
G off. Senator Williams said tonight
that the most optimistic prognostica
tion on a probable line-up on the mo
tion to recommit the bill left the De
mocrats one vote short.
Will Pass the Bill.
Despite the feeling of some of his
colleagues. Majority Leader Kern to
night would not admit defeat, and In
announcing the call for the cauom he
declared "we will pass the bill yet."
in'his speech denouncing the ship
ping Interests Senator Reed declared
advocates of th?so Interests wer* not
so much anxious about preserving the
peace of the United States as they
were for their ability "to continue to
charge shippers four or fjvo .prices for
>hauling American goods."
. Senator Reed Speak*.
"Gentlemen from States where the
shipping trust Ik fetrqpg are practical
ly all opposed: to this-,bin," he said.
"As I. look over the list of aeniucrs
who still .are her.- who were members
of the sonate whea the shipping'trust
ttsaUe-at anto i
WELDED : BY ELECTltf CITY
tiwktnif* ont Pice* ii&Ho.iffiSf p prae'U?hr one
Mild p.fce of perforated ortciat. Vide- ot Oixrn
ilcarth Wim liCAvil? gui vT cl z?,l vrith ?Mir* /inc.
t ir?iik'cstnnd uiost, dumbl? feate produced apV
waere. ; ' fj ...
We hare Iii stock gtrytci? nrid ?W* of"rdnrTftBori<
VttCf! HENCUto UiQfrt MagN^M .l'ARM.
-"tEN ?ad P'.ii'l.'rKY.YARUiiDrtUAKl'K.'^.
ice catalogue (firtf of Vnltuibtc feucc U<J
Jet u? Quote you bux lo\? price*. '
L ' -S?LMVAN t?RRW
Anderson, 8. Cm *
I HOW WE
j YOUR SHIRTS
I Wo launder men's n?glig?e
shirts a little better than most
laundries do--a little more the
way you' want yours laundered.
We give them a careful wash
ing, starch them without stick
ing up the sleeves and body
with surplus starch and we
iron them so they lit and look
We shape the cuffs to tit
your wrists, and give them a
llrm, st-.fr finish, and iron their
You'll like this work.
' TnOlfE m T. ?
undretook to put Its hands in tha
Americm pock-H for tb? extraction
of a ship' subside, ,hd nearly nil cf
them wer? in favi.r of a u msidy and
cheek by jo-vi wi;u th? shlppri) t'it.-t
In its H'.oni.Ucd mid on tin United
Stater, treasury. ,<nd I als.i find them
now in iflYnfnl r.rod bee*''?; or. t';,v
last two or three ro!! calls the vote
has Indicated sufhelcnt Democratic
defection possibly to accomplish de
feat of this bill.
"Every man here today must ans
wer for his vote. Every man will
answer for his vote on this bill as he
must on every bill. But there should
be no possible misunderstanding with
the people of this country as to the
exact situation presented here."
"The shipping trust." the Missouri
senator continued, at the very moment
war was declared, entered on a sys
tem of plunder, extorting enormous
sums from American citizens endea
voring to esca||e from war scenes to
their native shores.
Of the president's determination to
givo relief from "extortlonablg Jrplght
rate*." the senator said:
. "He, saw.-the cotton on the wharves
and grain in the warehouses awoU'ug
shipment with ship owners demanding
a toll nothing abort of robbery.' Ho
saw, while some of us were talking of
a-larger navy we bad no ships to
carry coal or olh-^rvrUe R'et as uuxil
arl?s. He suggested this measure,
and In every action except tills whore
there was a conference or caucus ho
received the unanimous support of his
"But the shipping .trust, got busy.
I wonder: if we are to duplicate the
record of the Spanish-American war
when the shipping trust sold the gov
ernment vessels and then again
bought them back at such outrageous
prices that I wondered that the os
trich stomach- or the senator from
Utah did not, rebel at that"
"If this present bill is killed," con
tinued Senator Reed, "the shipping
trust-will continue to hold the country
n its grip?to take all in Its con
science, and its conscience would per
mit it to rob the grave.
"I congratulate my old friend, the
shipping trust, there will be many a,
bottle of champagne broken tonight If
the Democratic party is broken?If the
trust is strong enough to make men
turn their backs on their party, to
cement the Insurgent and standpat
Wilson Still Conlldent.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 1.?President
Wilson still feelB confident the ship
purchase bill will be passed despite
today's unexpected turn when nino
senate Democrats lined up with the
Republicans in an effort to send the
bill back to committee. He conferred
at length tonlgbt with Secretary
Bryan and Senator John Sharp Wil
liams and later it was indicated at
tho White House there would be no
let-UP in the fight.
"We can beat them and we will
beat them." said Senator Williams on
leaving the White House. "Op
ponents of this bill know as well ua 1
do that the president will not not buy
war In carrying out the provisions of
the measure. Men Who vote against
the bill will have to answer to their
M. H."Sa*Knr 'df Starr was in the
city yesterday for a short while.