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THE ANDERSON INTELLIGENCER
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ANDERSON, S. C.
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e THOUGHT FOB THE DAY.
"Bellevo of your brother that ho is good, and he
will be so; trust the vaccinating, and he will rise
to your faith; expect capacities from your pupil,
and behold, ho will develop them; believe that he
can not learn, and he never will. Tho whole of na
ture Is tho echo of the soul, and the first and high
est law Is that tho roal is built out of the ideal,
ant! <hat gradually Indeed, plcco by piece, the world
!s forming Itself riccordlng to the thought of the
people In iL"
"Rockefeller in control of his great foundation."
Harry Thaw is to bo again put on trial, aud bo Ib
the public's patience.
"Lifo In Homb." Brother, you suroly mean the!
kind wo have beyond the grave.
"Work Franks Case." Yep, thoso lawyors appear j
to ho working It for all it's worth.
f'MWh ! ?*?1
A ''lono bandit" recently robbed a Memphis bank.
He was thq president of tho Institution.
If tho price of flour continues to soar tho bread
lino will become moro like a lifo Hue.
"Grain now Is called*in the bread probe." And
was kneaded In the probe, too, by gum.
. Tho BO-car bill seems to hhvo bnon permanently
sidetracked by tho legislative engineers.
Laurena has nominated the same man for mayor
fivo times. Borne habits are awfully hard to break.
'"Russians to fight on own territory." From
choice, or because old man von lllndcnburg wills
"Roosevelt summoned as probe witness." The
big stick is a mighty cumbersome thing to probe
"Big batting mill burned to ground. Nope. fans.
It wasn't Ty Cobb; It was some sort of fl cotton
Efficiency In tho kitchen In worrying somo folks
a wholo lot lens than sufficiency in that quarter
If your ship never conios home. Just blame It on
those pernicious submarines of tho European
''All merchantmen run tho. risk." inys Gorman
statement. That's what ours say who soil on
Wo aro advised to use cocoanut oil for washing
the hair. Somo folks neod a llttlo oil on tho wheels
in their cocoanut.
Merchant ships will be -shown no quarter, wo
" read. Which Is about equal to saying they will be
blo-i'n luto two bits.
A French officer has ..jld how it feolB to be
blov n Up. How It feels to come down would havo
imf.rcssed ub more, it seems.
Now that tho Lenten season is on, His Satanic
Majesty bas been banished. But no trouble for
Vast old scout to "come back."
Aa we have had no news from tho Petrograd man
Ih several days, we suppose he Is waltlag to show
us his contempt for Washington's birthday.
. ; O
A Charlotte Observer, editorial speaks v>t the
Presbyterian conventlor jw going on in that city,
as hetag'"great." Uhr \ wasn't predestined to be
:[ > o
"Twenty-seven ships due in war zone on first
day." , Wero wo a passenger on one of them and it
running behind time, wb wouldn't say those thing
we say about Southern Railway tra?na.
The people of Anderson ^go at things In a busi
ness way. A I, large delegation went to Columbia
v last week to get th? legislative delegation Xo pass
a bill ta vote on Issuing $760,000 to bonds for good
^f^i^ ^the bill will be;'BOhee?.~'The. Abbeville
UIAULKSTOYM ATTITUDE TO LAW
Charleston lia? some ino^t peculiar views as to
law enforcement. Tlx idea scents to prevail there
that what is good law lor any other community of
South Carolina i.; poor law for the "City by Ihe
Sea." Tho wonder of it is that Charleston so un
bluahlngly adtnitfl that she is not obeying tho law;
that she knows it and that she will not try to obey
any law which does no) null tin; "peculiar condi
tions" down there. Tho city does not stop and
think that what renditions there are In Charleston
have been caused by '.ho open and llugrant viola
tion of Inw which violation is with the knowledge
and consent of tho officials whoso sworn duty It is
, to enforce them. Had there been a greater res
pect for law there in the past tho community would
by now have learned :;ome of the lessons \jf obed
ience (o law because it is law and not because it
is not some legislative act made to suit tho peculiar
fancies of the people down there.
Tho most open aud 111 advised announcement
made yet of the intention of the city authorities to
Indulge tho proclivities of the citizens there to dis
obey all law. Is contained In an open, shall wc say,
proclamation, made in the Charleston Evening
Tost, by Mayor Graco. Ho states that Governor
Manning has called his attention to "ullogcd vio
lation of law In this city." After enumerating ionic
of the unlawful rules which he as mayor has pro
mulgated, admitted by him to be In violation of the
law. Mayor Grace slates: ''Governor Manning Is
by no means satisfied with nor does he accept the
rules above laid down as a full compliance with his
IdeaB of law enforcement." We should say not.
It, therefore, seems that as Mayor Graco Is not
going to do anything to secure law enforcement in
CharleBlon that Governor Manning will be forced
to stop in and set; that the laws of the State arc
obeyed even In Charleston. Thin will require
drastic measures, and will djubtlcss be unpleasant
and unpopular for Governor Manning in Charles
ton, but wc do not believe that he will shrink from I
the task. So It occurs to ub that Charleston Is likely
to get a first lesson In obedience to law. If such
bo tho program mapped out by the governor, he
will have the hearty support of all the people who
respect law and order anywhere In South Carolina
and elsewhere. It will also be a good lesson for
Charleston, and will do the city good. It Is in
credible that there should be a law applicable to
every other section of the Slate that would nut be
good for Charleston. The same kind of people live
there ns live in other sections, they cat the same
kind of food and breathe the same air, they speak
Mie same language and wear the sarao kind of
-lollies, they read the aanu- bookB and discuss tho
?amo topics. Wc arc In favor of giving them, there
fore, tho same laws as the rest of the State is pro
gressing on and growing by.
Mayor Grace's Ideas and rules aro bo very uniquo
and Ingenuous that we arc appending them to this
editorial and wIbIi that our readers should Beo the
kind of thought that is in the ascendancy In South
Carolina's mctroplis and sea port. Yet thoro aro
people there who do not seem to understand why
Charleston In "outof jonlt" with thereat of the State.
Mayor Graco'B statement follows:
"Governor Manning has called my atten
tion very sharply to alleged violations of law
In the city, and has stated that unless drastic
rttepB are taken at once to stop these viola
tions, Charleston must be prepared for a
rather strenuous program. I agree thai the
law hi nut fully respected In many par
ticulars in this community: Dut Charleston
Is no worse than any other city upon which
odious Inws havo been Imposed by those
cither misunderstanding er not carin** about
cosmopolitan habits and conditions. There- 1
fore I have mado earnest efforts to bring tho
legislature to a proper conception of our
problems, hoping that sensible laws might bo
passed which all good cltlzcnB can join In
obeying nud seeing obeyed. Unfortunately
while wo have made a great Impression and
much progress with the legislature now sit
ting, wo havs again failed to get relief. Dut
the future Is full of hope. In tho meantime,
and especially now under the mandates of
Governor Manning. 4 feel It my duty to rc
p?uMBii tho following rules,'which tho police
department will more vigorously follow, be- '
ginning March 1:
"1. The closing of blind tigers at 13 o'clock
and on Sundays.
"2. 3anlshmont of slot machines and all
forms of mechanical gambling.
"3. The closing of turf exchanges, and the
prevention of hand books In that connection.
"4. The suppression of lotteries. ?
"G. Tho shutting off of illuminated signs
which lead to places of lawlessness;
"?. Tho absolute prevention v>f liquor sel-,
ling to boys (and especially those In school
uniforms) and to men when they reach a cer
tain stage of intoxication.
"7. Tho measurable restriction of houses
of 1)1 fame and assignation.
"It will be recalled that these are practical
ly the ruler, twice herotoiore promulgated
and sporadically enforced until by tho inter
vention of compelling Influence, they were
rendered more or lesq nugatory. I under
stand now that It is Governor Manning's in
- tentton to prevent henceforth a repetition of
"Governor Manning is by no means satis- -
fled with nor does- he accept the rules- abovo
laid down a full compliance with his ideas
of law enforcement. Um I have assured him ,.
that under all the circumstances in Charles
ton, If I can carry them ont, it will be as far, H\
for the present, ns It is humanly practicable
- "Of course;he. would-like to see the en
forcement l? Charleston of every law on the "
statute hooks; So would I. That Is a very
high Ideal? but, like every other ideal, alto- ,
' gether unattainable ; especially when some
of our statute law Is in downright opposition
to an almost universal sentiment I believe
that tho mind a and hearts of 90 per cent of
our people will instantly accept the forego
ing program as reasonable and therefore en
forceable, which Will be a far better condi
tion to achieve than hy any more extreme ef
forts to plonge the whole community into a
A?tat? Of turmoil and hopeless outlawry."
I h'fH\'Aw.-**:C-tttf ! ; .-.<! yrii'.v I ...
A STATE AGENT YOU MILL WORKEKS. !
It Is refreshing to have a governor who thinks
uuu arts for tile best interests of tho people of the
Sta;o iu whatever capacity tin y may labor. There
la nothing of the demagogu?> in what Governor
Manning recommends. Kor Instance he has sent
the following message to the legislature, and iu
response to UiIb an act has been Introduced to pro
vide for a State ugent. One or tho fathers or thiB
bill In the senate is Senator Sherard of Anderson
County, whose course in the upper lawniaklng body
is meeting with much favorable comment. The
mill peops will feel gra'rful tu the legislature for
thus attempting to assist ihcm iu solving problems
peculiarly their own.
Tho message of the governor follows:
"I earnestly request tho members of your
bodies lo consider seriously and pass ut this
session tho bill which has been introduced
und favorably reported In the house, provid
ing for tho establishment of a State officer
for welfare work. ThiB bill Is designed to
promote the interests of our industrial vil
lages, which form so Important a part of the
State. How boat to benefit the people of the
mill villages is a study which deserves your
careful attention. This bill would, I believe,
help the peuple of the villages to eolvu their
problems and to improve the conditions of
life under which these citizens live; it would
help them to make the be?-t of their oppor
tunities. The high cost of living restricts
their comforts and luxuries; the leadership
of a demonstrator whose heart Is in thiB work
would go a long way to adding cheer to the
homo life of these many thousand South Car
"The bill simply provides for the appoint
ment of a Stato agent, under the direction of
the State department of education, whose
duty Is shall be to supervise the work of
local demonstrators. Tho-work has boon In
effect In this State for three years under the
direction of the United States department of
agriculture. Recently congress passed a law
which cut off tli-b appropriation. The work
has greatly benefited more than a score of
our mill communities and I now .earnestly
ask that the State take up this work.
"Our State govornmcnt has been liberal in
tho matter of providing means for the im
provement of our agricultural clasoes; I
urge that n step now be taken to help the
MANNING MAKES FITNESS THE TEST.
Governor Manning's letter to Mayor Grlfllth of
Columbia, declining io appoint R. L. Shu 11 as a
mem ter of the Richtend County dispensary board
until tho Columbia mayor has satisfied him that the
appointment would be a fit one, should command
tho widest approbation.. "It is my purpose," says
the governor, "beforo issuing commissions to the
men named on the various dispensary boards of the
Stato, to get Information "atic-ht them." Then he
asks three pertinent questlorta. Ho wants-to-know
what T?r. Shull's past business experience has been,
what his business Interests aro now and what, 1b
and has been his attitude In regard to the enforce
mcnt of the dispensary law.
It is clear that Governor Manning moans to avoid
If possible tbo naming of any*4nan to a plac? on a
dispensary board whose 'appointment will not com
pel public respect and confidence because of its fit
ness in all respects. It la i^fbgjj-also that he Intends
to require thoso who make these nominations to
-3_-i -.i.i I-1_ 1 _ ? ?_???. 'vWmm in I. ~ . |_ 1j
ucai v.lLil uini in aujuiuiu n BliBZlGBo, * nai .?? ca
should be. No man ought to ho named to a place on
a dispensary board who is not a man of some busi
ness experience. No man ought.to to named on a
dispensary board who has any entangling alliances
which might embarrass him. in the pc .. jrmnnce of
his duty or invite suspicion as to his disinterested
ness. No man ought to. be appointed on a dispen
sary board who Is not ready to lend his Influence
and efforts to tho enforcement of the dispensary
Governor Manning announces that tho course he
is following in the case of it ho Shull appointment
will ho followed in all appointments of this kind
and in . all appointments of peace, ofllcers. . The
policy than established will surely make for the
public welfare It is a reversion to the standard of
merit it showj that in Richard I. Manning South
Carolina h?a found a chief executlvo who proposes
to act not for his friends or *hls friends' friends
but for: tha people. It goes far to fix the character
cf the new administration.?The News and Courier.
Unccnsorcd news Item from tho front: As a re
sult of wounds received by the Turks, thoy are un
ablo to sit down.
OUR DAILY POEM. a
' ' - v . ' v;K:- ' 'M
Be a Friend To Man.
There are hermit souls, that live withdrawn
In tho place of their self-content;
There are souls like stars, that, dwell apart
In a fellowleas firmament; , . V
There are pioneer souls that blase their pahts
Where highways novor ran*?
But lei mo live by the sido of the road,
And be a friend toyman/
Let mo live in a houso by the side of the road,
.Wh'ere'-4he race of men gjA by;
Tho men who aro good and tho men who ,are bad,
As good and as bad as I, |
I would not sit in the aoomerw seat,
Or hurl tho cynic's ban?>"
Let me live in a hoUso by the Mdo of thq' fbad,
And be a friend to man.
' .. - ''. '. . ' '.- ' ' >^X' - <
I sec from my house by the aid*1 of the road.
By the side of the highway ei life,
Tho men who prese/ with thefardor ci hope,.
The men who are fatttfcwlth the strife.
But I turn not away from their smites nor their]
tears, ' . ' ' : "' '
Both psrt of an Infinite ptft?^
Let ma live In my house by the side of the road,
And be ? friend to nan.
1 ... ?
: V..:.:: .: -: .- ' ' : ' t fr&V V .
WILL FIND OUI WHY
NOMINATION OF MR.
LAU6HUN WAS DELAYED
SENATOR SMITH ANNOUNC
ES THAT HE WILL LOOK
INTO MATTER SHORTLY
* ?i^r?ik.T a e e its d
nmti^ n ? ? v; i\ u u
Term of Present Postmaster Ex
pired Over Two Months Ago.
(From Thursday's Dally.)
A dispatch received by The Intelli
gencer yesterday from its Washing
ton correspondent quotes Senator
D. Smith as saying that he will with
in n day or two undertake to find out
why the nom Unit ion or Mr. William
Laughlin for postmaster at Anderson
The dispatch further quotes Repre
sentative Wyatt Aikcn as saying that
he has been assured that the nomina
tion will be made in a short time.
The term of office of the incumbent,
Mr. John R. Cochran, expired over
two months ago. representative
Alken announced that he had sent to
President Wilson the name of Mr. Wil
liam Laughlin for nomination as post
master at Anderson. It was expect
ed at the time that the nomination of
.Mr. Luughlin would he placed beforo
the senate for confirmation within a
re wdays thereafter.
On the Streets of -Anderson numer
ous rumors have been in circulation
for some weeks to the effect that the
nomination of .Mr. Lnughl'.n had been
for some reason held up. Repeated
assurances from Washington, and
some o fthein from as high an authori
ty as the first assistant postmaster
general, Mr. Roper, have been to the
effect that nothing was in the way of
Mr. Laughlin's being nominated oth
er than unusual pressure of Impor
tant business, and that his name
would go before the senato within a
fow days. Despite these assurances,
however, the nomination has not gone
forward; and Mr. Laughlin's friend ?,
out of natural interest in the matter,
aro anxious to know why the 'ap
pointment has not been made.
The announcement that Senator
Smith has taken the matter up and
will undertake to find out why the
nomination is delayed, will be re
ceived with keenest interest in An
derson, mi ; i I
J?R0RS FOR CIVIL i
COURT ARE DRAWN
Will Serve For First Week of
Term Convening March '
(From Thursday's Dally.)
Jury commissioners for Anderson
county met yesterday and drew S6
tallBmcn for petit jury during the first
week 6r the term of court of common
pleas for Anderson county, which will
be convened here Monday, March S,
with Judge Frank Gary presiding.
Tho Jurors drawn are as follows:
J. M. Deck. Anderson.
. W. D, McLean, Anderson.
J. R. Stansell, Vft'rcnnes. - '
W. L, Gleen, Rock Mills.
J. B. Watson, Hopewell.
R. A, Monroe, -Honea Path. .,
T. Mc. Fennell, WRliamston. * s
C. M. Martin. Gar vin. *v?
L. C. Martin, Honea Path. ^
W. C. Campbell, Broadway. ri
W. B. McDanlel, Hopowcll. -
S. H. Paxton, Will lams ton.
J. M. Knox, Hopewell. ' c.
Robert Bagnell, Martin,
W. A. G. McWhorter, Pend le ton.
D. C. Jones, Bolton. -
J; N. Fennell. Martin.
J. Hold. Garrison, Pendjetou. ;< ' >
W. H. ?. Blrod; WillwinBfoh. **
D. J. Bolt. F.-och Mills.'
Garland McGregor, Anderson.
B. F. Wigington, Brushy Creek.
J. R.' Askew, Centervllle.
C. G. Stevenron, arennoa. a
C. w. Clement, Honea Path.
W. F. Hanks, Corner.
J. F. McCuen. Helton.
J. T." King, Anderson.
H. F. Norrie,' Belton.
J. O. Bannister, Martin.
W. F. Shirley, Anderson.
B, C. Young, arennes.
D. J. Johnson, Beltoh.
J. M. Thompson, arennes."
course Of action
Jack Johnson. Defkes to Know
Attitude of Got emmeht Re- q
OJy AkMcUUd IVcaO i
CHICAGO; Feb. 17<-i-wrai?ia States
officials here today received informa
tion from an emissary of Jack John
son the negro champion < heavywe 1 gh t
pugilist, that. Johnson wanted to re
turn to the United States. 1 Johnson,
who left America while under .sen
dee for vlola*'nu of the Mann act.
ueslred to know the attitude-of the
government regarding his return.
Johnson could be tried ion ' two pend
ln? charges or be resentencod "under
the former conviction. It Was said,
but officials refused to reveal their
edtrse of action. -
JAPAN'S DEMANDS ON CHINA
ATTRACTING ICH ATTENTION
Railway Concessions, Mining Privileges and Other
Rights Previously Enjoyed by Germany in the
Provinces of Shantung and Extension of Terms
of Leases Already Held by Japan in Southern
Manchuria and Inner Mongolia; and New Rail
way Concessions in These Regions Included.
. (Ry Associated Press.)
PICKING. Feb. 17.?The memoran
dum recently Riven by the Japanese
legation to American. British. French
and Russian diplomatic representa
tives respecting Japan's demand on
China omits certain of the require
ments originally presented to Pe
king, if information from presum
ably well Informed sources, both for
eign and Chinese, Is correct. These
negotiations, which hegan late In
January, had for thofr object deter-,
mlnation of the future status c
Japan's relations with China and a de
cision respecting certain questions re
garding the future development of
the Chinese republic. Their course
hits been guarded with great, secrecy.
The Peking government did not con
ceal Its concern over the situation,
and on February 6 Sun Poa-Chl, Chin
ese foreign secretary, at a conference
with.the Japanese minister at Peking,
rejected Japan's proposals on the
ground that they were incompatible
.with 'Chinh/8 sovereignty and conflict
ed' with -existing treaties between
China and other foreign powers. The
Japanese minister then asked for an
acceptance In principle, stating that
the detailed negotiations could be con
ducted later. China returned the
same answer as to the principles in
The original demands, according to
Information from Peking sources,
were 21 In number and were farreach
ing both in their political and com
It is not known, whether the ori
ginal demands were made orally or in
a formal written communication. The
memorandum as handed to the lega
tions of the United States, Great Bri
tain, France and Russia, is under
stood to contain but 11 demands, sub
stantially as follows:
In relation to Shantung, China? is
to transfer to Japan all rights and
concessions previously .enjoyed .by
Germany, and must consult Japan' on
all matters previously agreed upon
between Germany and China in the
proTtoce; of Shantung.
China, is to agree not to alienate or
Te?s? Shantung or any pretext to any
foreign government; and no island
near Shantung is to .bp leased to any,
China is to grant Japan the right
to construct a railroad from Kia Chow
to Chi Fu. s^'-j ...
Certain cities 'in-the' province of
Shantuntl shall bo opened as treaty
9 ln-t southern Manchuria and Mon
goH?^':bBfm8 or the lease of the Kwang
Tung (Port Arthur and Derlen), and
the Manchurian and Mukden railroads
are to be extended.
! In"'the-same region Japan is to ac
quire rights of residence, ownership
of land and mining grants foi her na
In the same region of southern Man
churia and Mongolia, the following
four requests arc made:
Before granting railroad conces
sions to any third power China must
agree to consult Japan in advance.
Before endeavoring to obtain capi
tal for loans from any third power
China must consult Japan.
Beforo choosing any foreign poli
tical, military or financial advisers,
China must consult Japan.
: Transfer of management and con
trol' of the Changchin railroad 1b to
bo made to the Japanese.
? Theso requests all relate to (Mon
golia and not to China as a-whole.
' China Is obliged not to alienate- or
lease any ports or bays on any Island
near the,, Formosa coast.
3 Among) the original demands not
Included in the memorandum as
handed to foreign legations, are said
to be the following:
-That if China employs foreigners
a3 controlling adylsers In her police,
military or financial departments
Japanese shall be preferred; that one
half of the ammnnltion and arms us
ed by China must be purchased from
Japan, or an arsenal be established in
China employing Japanese experts and
materials; that China, must grant to
Japan the same privileges aa other
nations to-establish missions, schools
and. churches throughout the' country
to propogate Buddhism; that mining
concessions conflicting with existing
concessions- at Han'ang, ' Tayeh and
Ping Slang shall not be granted to
other foreigners If a Chtno-Japanot>c
company, hereafter to be formed, shall
disapprove; that certain railroad cm-?
Chow Fu, ',j irto? ; r Nahchaiv/,, lo
Kuklang, from Nr
sh all Mt
munlcatious to the foreign .govern
ments. Is not known here.
Officials Decline to Discuss Demands.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 17.?Press dis
patches from Peking and Tokio con
cerning the Japanese demands on
China attracted much interest here
today, but officials . of the United
States government end diplomats at
the Japanese and other embasoi.es
would hot discuss them.
The United States government has
been kept in close touch with devel
opments through embassies and lega
tions in Europe as well Tokio and
Peking and Secretary Bryan and Am
bassador Chihda are understood to
have discussed the situation infor
mally here. '1 '
The understanding from the best
Informed sources is that the Japanese
demauds us revealed to the powers,
relate to certain localities and do not
concern China as a whole, affecting
only parts of Shantung, southern
Manchuria and Inner Mongolia.
The recent statement given to the
press by the Tokio foreign -office and
also communicated to the powers, as
sured them that nothing in the Jap
anese demauds interfered with the
territorial integrity of China or the
principle of equal opportunity in the
Far East. This tended to clarify the
situation which had been somewhat
confused, lor foreign governments by
rumors and reports of an extensive
Japanese plan for commercial expan
sion in China.
It was said also in well informed
quarters that nothing thus far had
developed which had occasioned any
formal inquiries from .the United
States to Japan on the subject or haft
raised any apprehensions that tbo
''open door" policy would be adversoly
future, railroad^ miningrend dock
nhell cohcent^. "^?v-': - -
* Ii is learned that China has inade
three counter proposals concerning
concessions In Mftnqhurla. Mongolia,
and Shantung and has signified wil
lingness to make a public declaration
that China' shall. never c?de a port,
harbor or island to another power,
but declined to pledge Itself to that
effect to Japan.
China also hss expressed willing
nes ^> discuss any demands she
dos? not regard as infringing on her
owv. ? .verelgnty ;or affecting existing
treated with other powers.
The Statue of the negotiations now
Is father elo?d?d. Whether Japan
will press for. bar demands'. In tnll, or
decide ehe cannot insist on any ex
cept thq ii set forth in the com
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Japan's Most Important Step.
BERLIN, Feb. 17 (via London)?
Japan's 'demands on China are at
tracting much attention here.1
Tho Cologne Gazette says the most
important step ever undertaken by
Japan occurs at a. time when jail the
great European powers arc rending
each other, and the United States Is
playing a rolo which never was ex
pected- of *iier. Tho Gazette ?regrets
tho "blindness of Germany's enemies,
who permit such a eatasthrppe to
threaten tho white race." \
\ PROGRESSIVE Ai
What One Man, 21 Years Ago
a Renter, Has Done in This
The Intelligencer is indebted to one
of Anderson's most substantial citi
zens for the following statement as
to the achievements of a progressive
and practical farmer of this county:
"C. E. HIx of Garvin township was
? renter 21 years ago. He flr3t bought
35 acres of land, which he later swap
ped for 100 acres. He haB paid t?r
his place, He has 10 bales of cotton
to sell, and besides two years old
corn. 60 bushels;of peas, fodder, etc..
He ' has 25 acres planted In ?ats, 6
acreB In cotton,, and 12 acres ,lo corn.
He, says' he plants cotton to j work
when hp has nothing else to cultivate.
He generally makes a bale of cotton
to the acre, ;wb)ch is a surplus crop.
He has plenty of meat killed and, re
cently slaughtered one hog weighing
449 pounds. He has enough meat to
do him two years."
o o o
. FLAT-ROCK o
Rev;. V. t)..sHammett preached'a
very jlhter?sflng sermon to a large
congregation here Sunday. - A number
of-visitors were present.
. Miss Lenu Elrod has returned after
a pleasant visit to relatives near
Whlteflelrt. She was accompanied
hem? by Miss Dolllo Elrod, who will
spend gome time here,. . -
^" ?fc^*?*e Purristf' ?r the MouuJ
tain Greek sectlbu?was hero Sunday.
swHfc B^A?jtoAd>me:of Mnderson
?^^W^'r^W^lwr brother, Mr.
.Bltofion.^ .;;<.. ?-7-;v,?V- ' .Y.'>
^^l?;^^ AuMa Major.
?ffi?^?S^'SrM "4P teacherav
; sgsf?# ^^M^ng.pr Winiamston
Misses Mottle HeYron and Cnrria
Scbrimph delightfully enterumedat a
in&szsst* 0 homo?
over to Greenville Sunday and S
a very pleasant day. spenc
Mr. and Mrs. Pearnell McKlnnev'of
Anderson visited relatives here Sun
?e ? commfe