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FIRST PRODUCTION AT
CITY'S ELEGANT NEW
THEATRE WAS A
NOT A HITCH IN
CM TT IDS? DDAOD A TVJl
The Prince of Tonight" Proved
to be a Charming and Whole
(From Saturday's Daily)
Charm and beauty that beggars des
cription marked the grand opening
last night of Anderson's elegant new
theatre, universally conceded to be
one of the handsomest and most mod
ern in the Carolinas. . .'
The initial attraction at the beau
tiful amusement palace was a presen
tation by Leconite end Flesher df the
tuneful musical fantasy "The Prince
of Tonight" by Adams, Hough and
Howard. Had the roll of all the
theatrical offerings touring this sec
tion of the country, and( playing in cit
ies of Anderson's nize b'ecn before tbo
management to select from, he could
not have been more fortunate in his
choosing of an opening attraction.
Tuneful, sprightly and with a riot of
color and elabou-te scenery, the per
formance prove*' a favorlte from the
rlBe of the curtain m. 1 It went down
on the last of *hreo '* rounded
Ai>ndanre Was Ear" .
The audience wan by la. ihe largest
that has ever gathered in Anderson
on a similar occasion. There were
few if any vacant seats left In the
house, and this fact, when It Is taken
Into consideration that tickets for the
first night performance sold at prices
more than double those which will
prevail hereafter, is a splendid ex
pression of appreciation from the gen
eral public for the efforts put forth
by those few men who are responsible
for Anderson h?Vlng today one of the
most modern playhouses of the Caro
Play Was Splendid.
"The Prince of Tonight" not only
came tip to all that had been promised,
but exceeded the most sanguine ex
pectations. That it is the most de
lightful attraction of the hind that has
ever visited Andorson, is a fact that
will not be disputed. If there was a
dull moment ni the two-and-a-half
hours that the play run, the most
critical eye did not detect it. Not
only wsb the play pleasing, but it,
was free from anything offensive to
the sensibilities of the most fastid
With an abundance of songs sang !
with dash and spirit, plenty of good, j
clean comedy, pretty costumes and
a wealth of splendid scenery, "The |
Prince-of Tonight1' made a distinct
hit with the large audience. There
are several very clever lines ihorugh
out the play, a large number of good
songs and scores of hearty laughs.
While the several partB were excel
lently done by those entrusted with
the carrying out of them, special men
tion should be made of the work of I
MIbb Mabel LalTIn, as Virginia
Stuart; Tom Arnold, ub Jim Suther
land, The Prince; Frank Harsh, as]
Daniel Stuart; Ver? LeVere, as Mrs.
Daniel Stuart; Miss Eva Phelps, as
Very Pretty Story.
The story of "The Prince of To
night" is a very pretty and attractive |
one, and the scenes being laid at
Palm Beach, Fla., permitted the bring
Ing In of features especially dear to
the hearts of Southerners, for in
stance, that of the finale -of the lust |
Those who saw "The Prince of To
night" enjoyed 'it immensely, and they
went away from the theatre without
that bad taste in the mouth that some
times prevails after one has witnessed
i modern musical comedy. If "The
Prince of Tonight" is on the road next
season, it will receive a very hearty
welcome to Anderson.
Moved Off Smoothly.
As generally known, the directors
of the Anderson Development com
pany, owners of the theatre building,
had'charge of the first night's perfor
mance at the theatre, that is, they re
ceived all proceeds from the sale of!
tickets. The theatre 1b not formally!
turned over to the lessees until to
Although the lessees of the theatre
are not actually in charge of the
amusement house until today, Mr. C.
H. Bleich, secretary and treasurer of
the Bleich Ameusement company, les
sees, and manager of the theatre, has
bet n here for several days superin
tending the finishing up the play
house. Final arrangements for the
grand opening last night of the
theatre were largely in Mr. Blelch's
hands, and It Is to his great credit
that the entire program moved off
without a single hitch of the most
Every detail had been worked out
and all plans for the opening show
edup to a nicety. Consequently, every
thing moved off as though the theatre
had been In use for years and the
machinery worn smooth by continual
PUTTING HOLES IN
/ A delicate Operation In making
lenses. Properly done, y*ur lenses
fit Into the mounting TIGHT without
strain. Improperly . done strain
breaks the lenses.
WE I?0 IT PROPERLY.
Test eyes and fit glasses scienllQ
rally.. Prices $3.00 to $5.00 and up.
We are the only people in Anderson
or Anderson County. that Grind
Lenses duplicated same day as re
M JR. Campbell
Registered' Optometrist. '
Office 119 W. Whltner St.
Sam Wessinger is
Held in Augusta
Man Wanted Here on Charge of
Cutting Another at River
- aide MOI
Sheriff Ashley, having received yes*
ter day morning, a telegram from offi
cers of the law in Augusta stating
that they had under arrest In that
city Sam Wessinger, who is wanted
here on charges of assault and .bat
tery,-the sheriff left for the Georgia
city at 3:30 o'clock Friday afternoon,
via the C. & W. C. railway, to bring
the prisoner to - Anderson.
Several days ago warrants were
issued for the arrest of Sain Wes
singer and hia fntln .-, J. B. WoBslng
er. tit being charged thai they attack
ed a man. named Oscar Meridith, Sat
urday night, February 13, in their
etore' near Ute FJverslde mill.
Make a small deposit each week -
in this Financial Stronghold,, and
by adding a little each week to
your Bank Account you'll be sur
prised at the rapidity with which
you cars accumulate a snug sum?
"Big Oaks from little Acorns
Grow*" The same applies to our
Your worry will be reduced to a
minimum if you are in a position
to meet all obligations with a
ch e ck on
; LEE G. HOLi?MAN, President
D.O. BROWNE, Caahi? E.P, VAND?VER, Vfce?Pret.
Bfeckloy Bei!ding> Anderson, S. C,
' - |" ' '
Most Old People
The wears of years impairs the
action of the bowelB. With ad
vancing age people are disposed
to restricted activity and exercise,
which is responsible for the con
stipated condition of most old
foJks. The digestive organs are
moro sensitive to the demands
made upon them and rebel more
A mild, effective remedy for con
stipation, and one that is especial
ly suited to the needs of elderly
people, women and children. In the
combination of simple laxative
herbs with pepsin that is sold in
drug stores under the name of Dr.
Caldwell's Syrup I'epsin. A free
trial bottle can be obtained by
writing to Dr. W. 13. Caldwe?l, 462
Washington St., Monticcllo, Ills.
o Congratulations. o
o Regrets from President Z. V. ,o
o Taylor of the Southern Public o
o Utilities Company that he could o
o not attend the opening of the now o
o theatre lust night and congratula- o ,
o tions upon the completion of this o !
o magnificient playhouse, are con-ol,
O'tained in the following telegram o>.
o received yesterday afternoon by o
o Porter A. Whaley, secretary of the o
o chamber of commerce. o
o I wish to express to you my gen- o
o uine regret at my Inability to be o
, o present at the opening of your o
o magnificient new theatre this o
o evening. Please allow me to con- o
o gratulate you and through you the o
o chamber of commerce and the cltl- o
o zens of Anderson upon this ac- o
o compli?hment which In my opln- o
o Ion means much for the develop- o
o ment of your thriving city. o
D. H. .tiltin TU VIVE UP
WORK WITH Y. M. 0. A.
Huh Had Charge of Extension Depart
ment of Local Association.
Mr. D. H. Mlms, for tne past 15
months associated with the Young
Men's Christian association of Ander
son as secretary of its extension de
partment, has tendered his resignation
of this position and will shortly go to
Greenville, where he will be associat
ed with the .Monaghan MUIb as over
.:eer of Its outside properties.
Mr. Minis came to the Anderson
Young M.en's Christian Association
from Greenville and from the same
position to which he 1b shortly to
.return. That he is going back to
his old job and for additional remua
oration, is evidence of the esteem in
which he was held by the authorities
of that large mill.
In announcing yesterday the restg
nation of Mr. Mlms, Secretary Fred
M. Burnett of the Y. M. C. A. spoke
of Mr. Minis' going away as a distinct
loss to the association a.m the ex
tension work department. "He has
done magnificent work and a work
that will live after he has gone. I
regret more than I can express that
he is going. There is not another
Bank Officials Sentenced.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 19.?Four I
' officials of the defunct Chtckasaw |
I Bank and Trust company today were
sentenced to serve live years in the !
federal, penitentiary at. Atlanta and a
fifth official received a sentence of
one year and one day, for using the
mails to defraud in connection with
I the bank's failure here two years ago.
(Je.orge E. Neuhardt, president; S. L.
Sparks, cashier; J. Goldbaum and J.
D. Browne, directors, got five years
oacb, and Paul J. Nelson, teller, one
I year. ... . .
CHILD GETS SICK .
x IF CONSTIPATED
'California Syrup of Figs" can't |
barm tender stomach
A .laxative today saves a sick child
tomorrow. Children simply will not
take the time from pl?y .to empty
their bowels, which become clogged
up with waste, liver gets sluggish;
i/ook at the . tongue, mother.. If
coated, or your child is HstlcsB, cross,
feverish, breath bad;" restless, doesn'
eat heartily, full of cold or nas.soro
throat or any other children's aliment,
give a teaspoonfuP of-""California 8y
rtip of Figs," Uten don't worry, be
cause it is. perfectly harmless, and in
a few hours all. this constipation
poison, sour bile, and fermenting
waste will gently move out of th
bowels, and you have a well, playful
child again. A thorough "inside
cleansing" IS oftlnies all that is nec
essary. It Bhould be Uie first treat
ment given In any Bickness.
Beware of counterfeit fig syrups
Ask your druggist for a EO-ceat hot'
tie of "CalifdtPl? Syrup of Figs/
which has full drectionB for babies,
children of ell ages and for grown
ups plainly printed on the bottle,
Look carefully and see that it s made
by Uie "California Fig Syrup Com
pany." . . ' , .
Government's Lobs la Forest Fires.
W?5??W???N, Feb. 29.?Fire In
the national foresta of the west in
1014 caused a loss to the government
of nearly 340,000,000 . board feet of
itawc timber, valu cd, at $307,*
:ct reproduction,- b;- young
Vf trees, valued- at S1AS.W*.
ccording to statistics made public to
j<iy by ins forest service. In addition
Ma?>)toBnetf fluffered by the gbvern
?nont tithbe.* on State and . private
lahdo.-within the forcslo, totalling
2J&v?&O0O -boftfa feet, and valued k%
Council Orders Bond
Election For Mar. 16
MAJORITY OF FREEHOLDERS
PETITION ALDERMEN TO
Udermen Fixed Polling Places
Named Election Managers and
Aranged Other Details.
A majority or the freeholders of the
:lty of Anderson having petitioned city
council to order an election on the
jucstion of issuing bonds not exceed
ng $100.000 for street paving pur
iObob, the board of aldermen met yeB
erday afternoon at 6 o'clock, In spo
jial-sesslon. and. after canvassing the
signatures attached to the petition and
satisfying themselves that everything
.vas proper, adopted an ordinance pro
viding for the holding of the election
in Tuesday, March 1C.
Having disposed of this matter,
ouncll then went about arranging de
:allB of the election, such as fixing
polling places, naming election mana
?ers, providing for the opening of reg
istration books and adopting an ordl
lanc? delegating to the recently ap
pointed paving commission full power
to expend the proceeds of the proposed
The story of the council meeting is
best told In the minutes of the session,
which were prepared; Immediately af
ter the meeting and approved. The
minutes read as follows:
The mayor presented to the City
council a petition of freeholders of the
Blty, requesting the city council to or
lorft special election In said city on
substantially the following qucslion:
Shall the city of Anderson issue
bonds in the sum of not exceeding one
hundred thousand dollars, tho pro
seeds thereof to be used solely for the
permanent improvement of, public
Btreets, or parts of same, In said city,
tvhero one-half the cost of such im
provements is paid by abutting proper
The city clerk and treasurer report
sd that he had carefully compared the
signatures on said petition with the
names of the freeholders of Bald city
appearing on ths city's tax' books and
that the names of more than a majori
ty of the freeholders of the city as
mown by its tax books appeared on
the petition asking for said election.
The petition was then, upon motion
Df Alderman King duly made and pass,
cd, ordered to be formally received
and examined by the city council.
After examination, of ~ tho petition
and upon motion of Alderman Spear
man, the city council formally declar
ed that it had received a petition from
a majority of the freeholders of the
city, as shown by its tax books, ask
ing the city council to order a special
election the question mentioned men
tioned above and appearing In said
petition. . -
City Attorney Suliiyan was request
ed to read the ordinance hereinafter
mentioned, ordering the special elcc
tlon requested in said petition. After
the proposed ordinance had been usod,
Alderman Barton moved that any and
all rules of the city council relating
to the passage of ordinances be and
the. same are hereby suspended and
that the ordinance as read by the city
attorney be and tho same is hereby
passed and adopted. There wus no
objection to the motion and it was
unanimously carried and the ordinance
declared adopted. The ordinance as
read by the' city attorney and adopted
Alderman T?te directed the atten
tion of council to the act of the gen
eral assembly of South Carolina relat
ing to the assessment of abutting pro
perty owners in Anderson and other
cities and towns, approved by Gover
nor Manning February 18th, A. D?
19?6, which act bad been prepared and
introduced at the roquest of council.
Ho directed-particular attention to
section 7 of- tho act, which provides
substantially that the act should not
be operative in-the city'of Anderson
until approved by a majority of the
qualified electors of the city voting on
the question of its approval.
At the request of Alderman Carter,
City Attorpey. Sullivan read a propos
ed ordinance ordering the question.of
the approval of said act to be submit
ted and voted on separately at the
special election on March 16. After
the reading of the ordinance, Alder
man Bobbins moved that any and a!)
rules of the city council relating to the
passage of ordinances be and the
same are hereby suspended, and that
the ordinance as read by the city at
torney be and the same is hereby
passed add adopted. There was no ob
jection to. the motion and It was un
CLEAN UP WEEK TO BE
. OBSERVED AT MILLS
Cash Prises Wfll Be Awarded Those
Making Best Records.
(From Saturday's Dally). .
Under the auspices of the extension
department of the Young Men's Chrts
tion association of this city, a.clean
up-week, campaign will be held In all
the mill villages of Anderson. The
campaign Is to be launched next Mon
day morning, and will be concluded
Saturday. Cash prises will be award
ed those making the best fec-Ofua in
Ibis movement for cleanliness.
One dollar and fifty cents, cash will
be-given away In each mill village
this year for the "biggest and best"
pile of trnBh. Any boy or girl living
In ths villages of Equinox, Brogon,
Anderson, Rlvcralde-Toxaway, Qiuek
and Orr Mills is eligible to enter Vhe
eon font. ' !' ;;
Suggestions as to how to win tho
prize money are gi/ea by the depart?
1. Make evYsry pile of trash by th.o
bach alloy aud not oh the alley, so
as to be out of the way of the wagonB
2. Any hoy or girl having tho big
gest and best pile gets the money.
3. Two or three hoys may club to
gether to work for the biggest pile aud
divide the money.
4. Girls may also club together to
get a bigger pile than the boys. It
Ik best not to have more than three
working together for the prize.
5. Trash may be gathered from tho
front yard, back yard, garden, alleys
or anywhere It can be found. If your
neighbors are not working for the
prize, ask them to let you have their
trash. It's going to take some big
piles to get the money, and the boy
or the girl that wins in each village
must rake all the trnsh clean.
POLLING FLAUES AMI
For the Bond Election To lb*
Tuesday, March t(i.
City council having ordered an elec
tion for March 1C on the question of
Issuing not more than $100,000 bonds
for street paving purposes, details for
the holding of the election were ar
Books of registration will be opened]
Tuesday morning. February 23. In the |
olllce of Registruar T. P. Dixon. at
11C 1-2 North Main street, und will re
mnln open for 10 days thereafter.
The following polling precincts and ]
election managers were provided:
Ward 1 at F. B. Crayton's Drug!
Store. Munugers: J. .T. King, N..B.
Sharpe and Frank M. Barton.
Ward 2 at Fretwell's Htable. Mana
cers: II. A. Strickland, H. H. Wilson
and M. B. Smith.
Ward 3 at city hall. Managers: T.
W. Norris, W. F. Marshall and G. B.
Ward 4 at Davis' stable. Managers:
J. J. Trowbrldge, N. C. BurrlsB and I
A. C. Todd.
Wnrd 5 at "Tho Anderson" theatre. I
Managers: A. G. Means, A. S, Cathcart |
and W. F. Tolly.
Ward 6 at old school of Anderson
Cotton mlllB. Managers : D. F. Carter.
H. A. Durham and C. M. King.
Republicans Generally Refer to
Representative Mai in as His
Own Successor as Leader.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 19.?Republl-1
cans of the house determined today
to defer their minority reorganization
until the Thursday night preceding
the first Bess Ion of the next congress.
In the conference held to discuss
planB. rtepresontatlvc Mann of Illinois
was generaSy referred to as his own
successor as minority leader.
Caucus rule was discussed, Repre
sentative Cooper of Wisconsin, pro
testing against the use of the word
caucus in connection with meetings
of Republican members and asserting
that the day of secret caucuses had
passed. This drew from Representa
tive Mann a remark that the time
might conic "when we may have to
bring to bear all the binding force we
can." > At Mr. Mann's suggestion the
question vif whether there, shnll be
caucuses or "open air meetings" was
left to be decided at the reorganization
In reference to committee assign
ments, Representative Mann said the
Progressives had not agreed whether
they, should get jhtfr assignments
from the Republicans or the Demo
NO STOMACH PAIN
IN FIVE MINUTES
"Pope's DiapepslV* is the only
real stomach regvlator
."Really does" put bad Btoma.'-.hB in
order?really docs overcome indiges
tion, dyspepsia, gas. heartburn and
sourness In five minutes?that?just
that?makes rape's DlapepBln the
largest selling stomach regulator in
tho world. If what you eat ferments
Into stubborn lumps, you. belch gas
and erucatato sour, undigested food
and acid; head is dizzy and aches;
breath fdul; tongue coated;- your in
sides filled <"lth bile and indigestible
waste, remember the moment "Pape's
Dlapepsln" comes In contact with the
stomach all such distress vanishes.
It's trulv astonishing?almost marve
lous,-and the joy is ita harmfutness.
A large fifty-cent case of Pape's Dia
pepsln will give you a hundred, dol
lars' worth of satisfaction or your
druggist hands you your money back.
It's worth it's weight In gold to men
and women who can't get their stom
achs regulated. It belongs in your
home?should always be kept handy
In -case of ? sick, sour, upset stomach
during the day or at night. It's the
quickest, surest and most -harmless
stomach regulator in the world.
Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
Greenville, Feb. 19.?The annual
meeting of the stockholders of voo
Woodside Cotton Mills Company was
held here today. The following direc
tors were elected: William T. West,
New York: J. f. Woodside. Orf-.n
Virte; P. D. Hunter. Slmnsonville, S.
CT Ridley Watts, New Ycrkj J.,D.
Woodftlrta, Greenville; T>, M, Gftrr??t:
Fountain Inn. S. C; A. B. Carpenter,
B. F. Woodside and W. H. Irr toe,
Greenville. The company operates
mills at. Fountain Inn, Simpsonvillo
and this city.
OWNER OF SHOW GIVES HIS
OPINION OF CITY'S NEW THEATRE
VILLAGES AII0I:T HEBE
Interesting Items Glcuned Ft
and There and Boiled If
Readers of The Intelligencer will
Hud in this column news items from
the several cotton mill villages of An
derson that reflect happenings In tho
lives of these Kood people in an in
teresting and instructive manner.
Anderson .Mill Village.
Mr. 1). II. Minis of th? Y. M. C. A.
gave one of his sterooptican lectures
at the Second Haptiut church Tues
day night, which was very much en
joyed by all who attended.
Mrs. Geneva Morgan has gone to tho
Anderson Hospital for an operation.
Her many friends hope that she will
soon bo out again.
Mrs. Ella Noblett who has been vis
iting in Greenville the past month,
has returned home.
The new Draper Looms for the An
derson Cotton Mills arc still coming
in and are being Installed just as fast
as they arrive.
Mr. C. C. Stevenson who has been
at Fountain Inn, S. C, bus returned to
Anderson to take charge of the weav
ing at Equinox Mill. He Is an old
Anderson Icy and his many friends
here will gladly welcome him back
Mr. John Drown who resides on
Trlhble street has added two new
rooms to his house which adds much
to the appearance on this side of
The city has been having tfsmo
work done on the streets on this -side
of town and all are very much pleas
ed with the work done.
FRANK FLcSHER SAYS IT IS
ONE OF THE MOST UP TO
DATE IN THE SOUTH
HE PLAYED HERE
20 Yfc?KS AGO
Was Bandmaster in "Uncle Tom's
Cabin"?Tells of Exciting
Experience He Had Here
Following are a number of news
items from the mill villages of An
derson dipped from the February
The night aeKoo.l classes) at the
hall under the direction of Mr. Craw
ford aro getting in some fine work
thcB? long winter nlghtB. There are
13 In tho class with almost perfect at
tendance. They aro: Adren Biggs,
Mac Blalock, Alex Beasley, Willie
Car tee, L. C. Johnson, U. V. Job neon,
C. W. Klrby. J. C. McConnell, J. M.
McAllBter. J.-> P. McCann, Clovis
Powell.'lt. R. Sanders, R. A. Watson.
These clauses meet twice each week
on Tuesday and Thursday nights In
the hall over the store.
From Orr Mills.
Mr. Armstrong, the master me
chanic, is very busy these days in
stalling a new Are pump which, when
completed, will add much to the ef
ficiency of the force.
Mr. W. C. Jaynes, formerly assistant
to Mr. Snelgrove, has been promoted
to the position of outside overseer.
Friends of Mr. M. D. Grogan are
glad to see him out again after a suc
cessful ' operation for appendlcltiB at
the city hospital.
The many friends of Mrs. Harvey
Strickland are glad to know that she
Is home again from the Anderson
Born, to Mr. and MrB. J. B. Purga
son, a daughter, Frances Elizabeth,
January 30. ." .
Washington's birthday, the twenty
second of this month will be cele
brated at the school, by some exer
cises appropriate for that day. The
usual program of speeches, songs and
dialogues will be carried out. A flag
: gotten up by tho children will be In
I evidence for the llrst time that day. It
is a nice large one, eight feet by five
feet, and one that tho children may
bo justly proud of.
\ Brogon Mills.
The Union Club, which meets every
Friday night at the Library is always
well attended. On this night the Girl's
Club extends an invitation to the
young people of the village to meet
at the library for a social evening,
when games and other entertainment
Brogon, it seems, Is the only mill
around Anderson that can boast of a
real, live alligator among It equip
Thero have been busy times around
Riverstde-Toxaway tor the past few
weeks. The special meetings for the
children at the library on Friday af
ternoons are well attended and en'oy
cd by the smaller boys and girls. A
special program Is arranged for the
children at this time and th (^attend
ance has been from 60 to 76.
During the last month the cooking
class at tbe library has given two
oyster suppers to which the girls of
tbe class Invited several of their
friends. Watch the young ladies of
Tecumseh Tribe of Red Men will
give an oyster supper Saturday night,
February 20, to which all Red Men
Much interest is being manifested
over the announcement that tbe Rev.
Will Yarborough of Reedsville will
conduct a series of meetings at the
Toxaway Methodist church beginning
If those night echool classes at the
library get much larger, some more
teach?rs will have to b* C!ay!oy?d
Already there are about 35 enrolled in
both classes which meet Monday and
Thursday nights of each week.
(From. Saturday's Daily)
That there is nowhere in Ulis sec
tion of the Southeast a theatre that
excelle "The Anderson" In the benuty
of its finish, the modernnesR of its
equipment and the perfect along*
which it is constructed, in the opinion
that Mr. Frank Fleshor, one of the
owners of "The Prince of Tonight"
has of Anderson's new theatre, as ex
pressed last night to a representative
of Tho Intelligencer after tho per
"I was talking with Mr. Arnold and
others connected with my show to
night," said Mr. Flesher, "sad Wo
were unanimous in the opinion that
we have never showed in a prettier,
house or one that is any more modern
or perfectly constructed. Whoever de
signed that theatre building knew
what he was about, and he has given
your city one that would do credit to
any city in the Southern States. Mr.
Arnold was Baying that the arrange
ment of the auditorium was as fine an
an> he had ever neen, ihat the plan ot
the orchestra and the balconies waS
unsurpassed by anything he had ever
seen. The seating arrangement is per-*
haps the best I bavo ever seen. Look
ing from the stage, the seats seem to
riBO In one gradual, even and graceful
swing to the celling. The boxes are
superb, and ara bo arranged that they
do not Interfere with any seat In ibe
house. Your theatre is a gem. It is big
enough to do Anderson for i a greet
many years to come. I was complete
ly surprised when f saw how modern,
and up to dat3 it was." -' *
Here 10 lcars Ago. \
This was not Mr. Flesher's first visit
to Anderson, though it was 16 years
age that he was last here. At that time
he come here as business manager of
a show called "A Breezzy Time." Mr.
Flesher stated that he was bewlldored
when he arrived In Anderson yester
day morning to note the great trros;
formation that had taken place 10
those ?6 years. "I know of but one
city in the Carolinas that has srown '
as much as Anderson in the past 10
years," he stated, "and that is Dor
ham, N. C. That City S?d Anderson
have made more progress in the pest
16 years than any city I have ever
SO Years Age.
Asked.it his appearance here 18
years ago was his first time in this
city, Mr. Flesher replied that it was
not "I will tell you," ho said,
though I am almost ashamed to Sd>
mit it?I was first in Anderson 20
years ago last month. I was here as
bandmaster In "Uncle Tom's Cabin,"
Mr. .Flesher talked Interestingly of
lhat? occasion and .-of the reception
which "Uncle Tom's Cabin" received
In touring tbe South. Strange as it
may seem, Mr. Flesher called to mind
the exact occasion on which ' he ap
peared here In "Uncle Tom's Cabin,"
an leader of the band." I remember."
be said, "there'was a well to do farm
er In Anderson that day who. rode"'
about the city on one of the finest
horses I ever saw. The. man waa
drinking, I was told, and they say he
was in the habit ot taking the town
vthen he got on a razoo and rode that
fine horse about the street here. Well,
we were awfully afraid that he would
come to tho show that night and give
us trouble. We expected it and we
rather dreaded the approach ot tho
nour for the performance. But the
man came, and ho sat there through
the show and never once opened his
mouth I tell you I felt relieved when
i left this town."
Singers and Lorers
The Oakwood Singing Convention
will meet at Or r ville Baptist church
4th Sunday in February. Session
j opens promptly at 11 o'clock. . We
earnestly request that ?11 leaders
bring their books alOMg. The con
Mention goes where Invited. Please
comO prepared to extond an Invitation
for our next session.
All singers and visitors are wel
W, p STF5YENSON.
Fifieen Thousand Large. Armooy
River Privet. Three to four dollars
per thousand. Peach end Apple
trees 16 cents. Peer, Plum end Cher
ry trees 80 cents. Writo for prices
on Grspe Vines. Shade Trees, Rose*
and Ornamental Trees. Greenville
Nursery Co., Greenville, S. C.
Call to see us, it we can't s?ve you
money on your insurance, then let the
other fellow have it. The cost in ta*
past has been less than other in*
Remember our rat?s:
60c per, $100.00 on Dwelling, >
66 2-3c per, $100.00 on other proper
J. J. Smith. President and T
JT. R. Vandlvor.. ... ..Vice !
J. A. Major..
Rev. W. w. Leathers,
J. M. Knox,
Ziee G. Hoiieman,
J. J. Smith,^
jp. It. Brown,
8. L. Shirley,
J. R. Vandlver,
Jf. J. Major,
H. H. Gray.