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IN PERRY BUSI
' Orly a*few -years ago, a gentle
man brought, his son to us and
told us to take charge of hini and
teach him, if we could. The
father stated that his son was
earning ^10.06 per month on his
The boy applied himself and
within a few short months he had
mastered Bookkeping, Penman
ship, Stenography, and Typewrit
v f his same farmer 6oy soon
obtained a position in the city
schools in an adjoining State,
worked in that pi ace for a short
time, was afterwards promoted
to trie bond department of a big
bank, ?" the same city, and a little
laji?r. married the bankers daugh
\. i$r. . He is today filing- that posi
tion at a salary of S2,5oo.oo per
year. Look, if you please, how
rapidly the "farmer boy made, a
rise! You can do the same thin.<*.
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Gommerical and Financial
New York Cotton.
NEW YOltK. March 11 ?There
was heavy renlizin/; in cotton today
which caused more <h- lees iregulari
ty, lui! ili< close was firm, nel uii
chuiigcd to i points higher.
Liverpool did nol Hilly me l yes
terday'a local advance, hut after
opening pointa lower to 1 point
higher, tho market her?- sold ahoul 'i
?i> 7 points above yesterday a close
on ovurnight buying orders and short
covering. Prices noon weakeucd un
der mom or less general realizing
by recent buyera ami scattered sell
ing for u reaction. The opening ad
vance had carried prices into new
birch ground for the movement, with
October contracts at 0.47. or within
3 points of the season's high record
This seemed to largely account for
the disposition to take profits, hut
offerings were pretty well taken on a
scale down by fresh buying, and af
ter showing a loss of 'some 2 to I
points, the market rallied later on
trade buying, covering by early sell
ers and renewed bull support.
Reports of small mule sab's south
and continued talk of reduced acre
age weru factors of I he advances.
According to some advicc.i there htm
been no material improvement in
spot demand in the Interior and the
larger sales at the ports reflect n
rush to export prior to March It;.
Cotton futures do. cd firm:
Open high low close
March .. ...8..01 S.t'.V 8.60 8.0?
.May.x.ki; k.!i7 8:80 .s.:m
July.'. ,9.12 9.20 ii.il ?). ls
October .. ..0.41 0.47 0.38 0.45
December .. 9.60 9.0? 9.'fi7 9.63
Spot cotton quiet; middling up
lands 8.85; saies ?l)0. bales.
Stocks and Bonds.
New Orleans Cotton.
NEW ORLEANS. March 11.?Cot
ton was steady today, but moved
v/lthlji narrow limits, standing at the
highest 3 to 4 points over yesterday's
last quotations and at the lowest -I
points under. The close was 1 point
up to I point down, compared with
The firmness of. spots gavu the
market strength to resist pressure.
Sales on the spot in this market dur
ing the last two days liavo totalled
nearly 11.000 bales, while prices dur
ing the laat three days have risen 38
points, or almost $2 n bale. Hears
suhl thiB was the result of u demand
from exporters who wero trying to
1111 their commitments before the re
strictions on shipping declared by
the Allies go into effect, but bulls
considered thot part of il was the re
sult ,or a brisker Inquiry from spin
ners. Exports to foreign countries
frotu all porta for'the day were 41.
820 bales as against tolul port re
ceipts of 16,926,.
Cotton futures close:
HiiVcti '8.40; 7,'oy 8. ?36; July I 8. S9;
October 0.18; December 0.:;:..
Spot cotton steady. 12 points up;
middling fl.38. Kales on th? spot
380 bules; to arrive 2,530.
SEW YORK, March II.-?Reac
tionary tendencies of the previous
s' don were lacking in today's stock
market, pries showing a firm under
tone on mod-rate dealings. The suc
cess of the S>- ; York Stall- bond
sale, additional gold import front
Japan, with prospects of further
drafts upon Britain's gold ?tores in
Canada, were factory of sentimental
Exchange markets took on a more
variable tone, sterling oil London
being easier, while greater firmness
was shown in remittances to the con
tinent. This contrary was attributed
to sales of the new Swiss govern
ment notes and the new German war
notes, for both of which an increased
demand was manifested.
Mor? than the usual amount of to
day's business in stocks was devot
ed to automobile shares, which clos
ed with gains of I to G points. Rum
ors of cash or stock dividends, or
some other form of "melon" accom
panied I heir advance, hut trading
was confined largely to specialists in
those issues. Other- semi-active
stocks mut|o ! t?> 2 point gains,
among the chief exceptions being
American Sugar ?referrod and
Southern K.illway preferred. Cries
wer,, strongest of the railway divis
ion. Total sales of stockt: amounted
to 172,000 shares.
Ponds mainly irregular: the only
feature being the weakness of New
York Central debenture sixes. Total
sales (par value) aggregated $1.
Panama registered 4's declined
"-8 per cent on call.
Cotton Seed Oil.
NEW YORK, March 1.?Cotton
seed oill was easier despite light
crude offerings and steadiness in
other commodity markets, owing to
stagnation in outside trude and scat
tered liquidation. Final prices wero
generally 3 to 4 points net lower.
The market closed steady. Spot
O.G5(ft7; March 6.65?6.70; April
6.07?6.80; ..luy 6.8S?6.90; June 7
<fi7.02; July 7.0907.11; August 7.17
?77.10; September 7.25? 7.27; Oc
tober 7? 7.25.
LIVERPOOL, March 11.?Cotton,
! spot, firm; good middling 5.49; mid
idling 5.17; low middling 4.77. Sales
10,000; speculation and export
0C0. Receipts .17.000.
Futures quiet. May-June 5. OS;
June-July G. 12 1-2; July-August 5.18
1-2; October-November 5.33; Jan
CHICAGO, March 11.? Wheat
swayed today largely according to
the verying character of cable re
ports. Closed woak- at t-S decline, to
3-4 advance, compared with last
night. Other staplos showed net
gains, com a ahado to 1-4, oats
3-8?3-4 and provisions 2 1-2?5 to
Grain and provisions closed:
WtHEAT?May 1.52 1-2; July
COFiN?May 72 3-4; JUly 74 5-8.
OATS?May 57 3-8; July 52 3-4.
CASH-GRAIN?Wheat, No. 2 red,
nominal; No. 3 red, 1.53 1-4 @1.54;
No. 2 hard. 1.58 . 3-8?l,u9.
CORN?Nri. 2 yellow 72 1-2.
NEW YORK, March 11.?Cotton
goods markets wero steady today
with light trade. Raw silk- was firm
er and higher. Carpet trado reports
showed u poor condition of business,
only ono of the large mills being in
full operation. The dyestuff short
nge was more acute.
% TAXPAYERS TAKE NOTICE
., The time for paying taxes will be
Out April lsL> and I have published
a list of Anderson School Districts
Xo. 17. which have not been paid.
Now if you fail to call for your poll
tax when you pay your taxes It will
cost you, $8.00 bo if you fail to pay,
do not blame your auditor.
Preachers and School Trustees are
liable for poll tax.
Married, on Sunday afternoon,
March 7th, at 2 o'clock at the home
of N. P. Whttten, or Salem, MIsb Myr
tle Rebate* Moss and Floyd Watklns
Whitten. The groom is a son of
J. B, Whitten, of Pendletom Ho is
a prosperous young farmer of this
c??niy, having received his .training
at Clomson Coll?ge. The bride is the
fourth daughter of Mr. and Mra. M.
A. MOSS, of Salem. As 'Miss Mosa
she, was most popular with the young"
or uncial set. ' The groom la to be con
gratulated upon winning-tho heart
and baud of so charming and accom
plished a. young lady. Ailer-a few
days spent'at the homo of the groom's
father and * among pi her relatives in
Anderson, city And .county; they win
he ?ot dtomfl.. to their many friends at
Salsm. T^?'-e?r^On-v was performed
by Rev. H. A. Whltten-^-Kooweo
CHICAGO. Marcl? 1.?Hogs low
er. Bulk 6.60(0)6.70; light 6.45?
6.75; mixed 6.50?6.70; heavy 6.15
?6.70; ? rough 6.15?6.30; pigs 5.50
Cattle slow. Native steers 5.70?
8.75; cows and heifers 3.30?7.60;
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Miss Mary Teague and Miss Mae
King" worshipped at Lebanon Sun
day. We missed them very much at
Sunday i.chool. Miss Teague is tho
primary teacher, Miss Mao has been
organist for-several years.
Mr. Alonzo Jolly of Andorson was
with us Sunday, our old organist.
We wore glad to hear him play and
lead for us. Ho certainly, mado fine
music. Wo are certainly *proud of
our now organ. That make of Or
gana makes tho finest music of any
organ we evor heard. _ All churches
that contemplate buying a new or
gan should bear ours, it's grand.
There has been so much sickness
and bad weather this winter, our
Sunday school has been-the smallest
It has been In years, reports ranging
from forty to sixty, but spring Is
near. Wfl want to put on new spirit
ual "life as tbe mother earth puts oh
vegetable lifo, for It seems; to me it
there Is anything that would rouse
a sleeping Chriutian. it, would be
spring with all of Us new beauties,
merry birds, and bright sunshine.
Everything seems to be cal I ink us to
roiolce and praise God.
Messrs. Charles Pruitt and Eulys
Stokes of Starr section spent the
week-end" with Mr. W. P. Cartee's
Mr. and Mrs. Barle Watson are
all smiles. Thoy ha'fe a tiny rose
bud put into tholr care and keeping,
so great responsibility that fond
parents hardly realise with the first
born, but we hope thoy realize they
have little feet to guide, . as all
parents ought'to. Mrs. Watson is at
the Anderson hospital.
Friday was such a bud day the
school postponed the debate, and had !
r Monday. It was splendid fur be
ginners. Thoir subject subject war,
"Compulsory Education.') Tho nega
tive and affirmative almost tic-' in
their arguments, but the Judges de- ?
cided In favor of ihe uinrmative.
11 ope well will surprise everyone
with a fine play at the school in the
near future. Which out for it.
Several of the farmers have gone
Into tho crennn y business. They
think now it will pay better than sell
ing imiter The mien in this Immed
iate neighborhood are, Messrs. Jno.
Duckworth, Will Martin, James
Mosley, E. M. Ducworth, Lee Wel
borne. Enoch Wilson. Several oth
ers will Join in as soon as their cows
arp fresh in.
Some of the farmers hath already
applied the aoda to their grain. They
believe they ure right applying It
early, for we read a bulletin from
Cleroson, on the experiments and re
sults of fertilizing grain. It said,
putting it on early caused more
stalks to grow and that made more
grain, late applications only made' a
larger stalk, so ir it makes more
grain everyone ought to apply early.
The high price of flour won't alarm
the farmers in ibis section much
longer, if we are permitted to make
wheat, for almost every framer has
Good roads seems to be the most
important subject to be discussed
now. Wc ur(> glad to hear it dls
cusse.d. for discussions always do
someone good. They will investigate
to bo able to discuss.
Where Supervisor King worked
roads last year, or built and gradejl
them rather, has been almost impas
sable this winter, but if every farm
er will use a drag after each rain
this spring and summer, will have
the best roads tiiis section of the
county has ever enjoyed, for it is an
enjoyment to ride over good roads.
Nu < nix; Wi?! ???iv the foci.
If evcryotto would be public spirit
ed, willing to do Just a little for
nothing, not be afraid of helping the
other fellow because you help your
self, one scrape one time, another
;!;,. next, one haul a few loads of
sand where needed, or gravel, clean
out a ditch that causes a wush, we
would soon ha\fj> fine roads in sum
mer. Of course, they all get bad in
long wet spells, but we .are on the
upward road to better roads.
The friends of Mr. J. W. White
will be glad to learn he is able to go
to ride. We all rejoice with him, for
bo has been in many weeks. His
daughter, Mrs. Julia Webb and child
ren visited him Saturday and Sun
Mrs. Annie Watson and Miss Em
mie Vandiver gave tbelr mother,
Mrs. Wm. Vandiver surprise birth
day dinner und:, a quilting last Fri
day. She whs .oc visiting und they
got everything ready,, sent her an in
vitation to . come homo to it. They
had several neighbors and relatives
Ail quilted, had a good dinner ana?
a Jolly time, it is so sweet to see
;-oung people try to give older ones
a pleasant ltme. We nre all too ready
to say father or mother wouldn't
care for such a thing. We don't
know, lot's moro of us try and" see.
There's nothing that pleases grand
parents more, than for someone to
go to troublo for them and show
tholr appreciation of them, If thoy
don't do too much. So let un all try
to make nil aged people we come in
contact with happy by some little
deed of kindness, or littlft word of
1 was away from home once, pass
ed a very old lady sitting in a roll
ing chair, her face was so sweet it
charmed me. I stopped and patted
hei* on the cheek and said, *You have
such a Bweet f*ce grandma." Her
oyes Just sparkled with delight. She
took my hand, asked my name, said
she would like m? see m0 again
sometime. I didn't do anything, but
she waa. made b?pVvbecauso 1 stop^
ped to speak to an old woman.
Palmetto Theatre Will Give Daily
Show for Admission of One
Anderson has not yet acquired tho
Jitney bus habit, but she has gone, a
long ways forward and established the
penny moving picture house. Manager
A. M. - Pinkston L'pf the Palmetto an
nounced yesterday that beginning
next Monday hoJwiE put on n "penny
a throw" motion- picture show, to be
run every nftern-oon oxcept Saturday
between the hours of 1:30 and *
A comedy of the Koystono or-Heera
llar variety will be shown at the pen
ny shows. The 'show will not be
given on Saturdays, as-tho vaudeville
at tho Palmetto starts nt 1 o'clock on
those days. ^ ...
There la but one -other n?nny motion
picture show in tho United States,
that being in 3t. Louis; and according
to reports it is doing a land office
business. With ? penny motion pic
ture show in Anderson, there is
scarcely , a child in,the city who can
hot get i 's flli of * the movies every
. Burial Of tafant.
Hubert, 10 days old son of Mr.
Mrs. W. F. Edwards, who-'died Wed
nesday afternoon at their home on
|-CUnk?caic3 street wan buried yester
day afternoon at. Sliver Brook ceme
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SPECIAL RAIES FOB
BLUE RIDGE RAILROAD
OF LOW RATES FOR
Will be Attracted to the City by
School Contests?Rate is 4
Cents Per Mile
Special ratcB liave bees granted on
the Blue Rirdge Railroad for Ander
son County School Fair and Field Day
exercises, which will he held in this
city on Friday. April 2.
Announcement of the special rates
having been granted was made yester
day from local offices of the Blue
Ridge Railroad. The special rate is
4 cents per mile for the round trip.
Round trio tickets from Belton to
Anderson will sell for 40 cents, from
Sandy Springs for 40 cents, from Pen-:
dicton 30 cents, from Seneca 75
cents, from West Union $1.30'and from
Walhalla for $1.35.
Tickets go on sale April 1 and will
ho on sale April 2, good returning un.
til midnight o? April 3. Field and Fair j
day is expected to draw thousands of j
peoplo to the city from the surround
ing country. An Interesting program
and an attractive prize list have been
prepared for the occasion.
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CITIZEN IS DEAD
Mr. H. M. Geer Passes Away Af
. ter An Illness of Several
While the news had been expected
and hoen dreaded ever since the first
attack of a serious illness came sev
eral weeks ago, nevertheless the peo
ple of Belton will hardly be able to
realize that H. M. Geer is dead. For
several days It was ltimwj that his
condition was grave a.nl attending
physicians stated that there was lit
tle or no hope for h'.z recovery but
the hundreds of friends of "tr. Geer
could hardly bring themselvia to be- j
lleve that he Was to be taken away.
Mr. Geer suffered u .stroke of I
paralyal9 several weeke ago and has I
been in precarious health siece then.
He was taken Seriously ill again on
Monday, and lingered till Thursday
afternoon at 3:.',0 o'clock. The funeral
will be held -probably this afternoon
with interment In the cemetery here.
The deceased was the son of Sol-;
onion and Mary Geer, both of whom
were well, known in this county. He
was born on.his father's plantation in
Broadaway township, between Ander
son and Belton nod was reared there.
When he attained his majority he
went to Felzer where he engaged In
the mercantile business, meeting with
considerable success He lator dis
posed of this business and went to
Belton where he was in the same
business until Che Hotel Geer was
opened. In the hotel business at Bel
ton ho waB very successful as he had
been at Caeser's Head. Hundreds of j
traveling men in all parts v>f this and I
other stateB knew and liked "K" Geer !
and they never Missed the opportunity
to stop at his < tel.. He vas popular
with old and *> i agjalike and every-1
one in BeJton. hud a soft spot in their
hearts for this.good man. . . i
Mr. Geer was 51 years of ago. He]
is survived by his mother, Mrs. Mary |
Geer; his wife, _who .before her mar- <
riage was Miss Annie Emmerson;
three children, Mrs. Roy P. Whitlock |
of Land rum, S. Had den Geer, com
mander of the Asiatic. Fleet,- United
States navy ; - Eugeno .Geer, a student
at the University df South Carolina;
One slater, Mrs.'W. D. Alderman of
Alcolu and six. brothers, John M., of
Greenville, A. By, of Belton, ?. J.. of
Charleston. Walter, of Hartwell, Ga.r
Ni E. of Douglasvllle, Oa., C. C. of
Greenville and - Prof. Benjamin of
Funeral tMH be held at the hotel,
at 3 o'clock.
The funeral services w!!i be held !
this afternoon a? 3:30 o'clock at the [
hotel,- and Interment will be In the;.
cemetery *t Belton. The service*?-will:
bo conducted by the Rev. W. T. T?te,
or Batcsburg. formerly pastor of the
deceased at the Baptist church at Bel
The pallbearers will be as follows:
Active, John M. Geer. Dr. C. C.-Geerl
and B. 52. Geer, of Greenville; D. A. I
Geer; of Bellen : A. J. Geer, of Char-i
l?sion; Walter Geer, of Hartwell, Ga?
all brothers Of the 'deceased; hone
rary, Br. W. R. Hayule, Mr. Collier,
C. W. Crosb.1. George Bishop, Claude'
A. Graves. Walter B. Geer, John A.
Horton; W. K. Stringer. Rota Mitchell,
Mr. Hodges, I. W. COX, Capt. Bud j
Meredith and t>r. A. Bt w?atherhee.
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5?B8. JNO. It. SIMPSON
Died Yesterday of Stroke of Paralysis j
At Hone Heal: Starr.
News was received in Anderson last j
night of the death at her home n?av j
Starr yeeterday of Mrs. John K. Simp
eon. It was stated that Mrs. Simp- J
son had.gone out for a short whilo [
with her husband, and that upon her
return'home she , was stricken with
paralysis, dying.in ahoiit an hour. Sho j
Ii survived pv several children.and ,'a-J |
?omber of relativen in this ejty.
Fressure spring in front of
axle prevents neck weight on
Spring between pole and
.frame relieves jar on the
?;o axle through center of
reel to wind trash.
MOKE GOOD FEATlittUKS
THAN ANY OTHER
Double edge knives give twice
the service of single edge.
I Axle pins are not part of
knife head and can be replaced,
when worn, at slight cost.
"Wheels have staggered spokes
and hubs have hard oil caps.
Strong, Well Made, Handsome la Appearance.
Sullivan Hrdware Company
Greenville, S. C.
Anderson, S. C.
Belton, S. C.
199 1*2 E. Whitner St. Anderson, S. C.
FILLING, CROWN AND BRIDGE SPECIALTY
EXPERT ON EXTRACTING
Either way, asleep or wide awake;
One of the best in the State.
Ami if they need repairs let us do your vulcanigrng. . While
prices of new Urea are lower than they were ?ai i year?-our vul
canizing; prices are much lower, too.
Ajas and Gcodyear Tires and Accessories,
108 N. McDuffie.
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Yip FAIL CROP
Our 8?2 1-2-1 is now running 8.92?:2.0s?1.28, ami
is absolutely dry. .
It Is by far the best fertlHzer on the market for the
Anderson Phosphate & Oil Co.
Anderson, S C.