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Weekly, Eatablirted 1660; Dally, Ja*. 18,1814,
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
?t; fin pro amui tmi
the greatest 01
in the hi
CITIES IN THE FLOWERY KIN
OF SIX INCHES WITH ASHEi
Nagasaki, Jan, 14.-?It is bel
be in need of food on account of i
Tokio, Japan, Jan. 13.?-A tidal wave
added its horrors to earthquakes and
volcanic eruptions which .struck Ka
goshimu, in Southern Jopan, Monday,
according to ofllcial advices. Jt is be
lieved here that' the Kago.-hima dis
aster will projjic'to he one of the tuost
serious in Japan's history. The lots
of life and property increases with
fuller news from, the scene.
Sakura-.litna , has been quiscent
for more than a century, although It
rears Its cratored peak In a vcrtiable
land of volcanoes.
Ashes to the depth of six inches
have fallen In the seaport of KlyaBakl
on the east Kiushlu. A postal em
ploye who fl?d lrom Kagoshima states
United Missionary Campaign to
Meet Here January 27th
WILL ENTERTAIN DELEGATES
Homes Will Be Provided
The United Missionary Campaign,
a laymen's movement. Is creat.nrr
much enthusiasm and, favorable com
ment is heard everyyhoro the pro
moters hold voiifnrehce. Two days
are usually taken a:, a conf?rcnr.o.
und Aim?fVi?i ;^ '..luYi-i forttiaat- in
) ei:ig ihciuur<t in tho citirs v. l ci
these' work.* jvjll rnjgfe; Pro,'.
flciDB, of Rk-.'.u loud college, will luve
charge of the f'rvioe*. t?nd such v >tl
known Bpcnkir* a* Hi*. E. M. l'oo>at
and Prof, .fii.i. (?. CMhkat&iea will ;.'d
J-esi th? i] :cl lifgs:
Tt* sessions are to bo liMd in the
St. John's Methodist church and will
embrace the 27th and 2Sth of January;
The conference 1$ interdenomination
al, and every church in Anderson
county Is urged to have a good live
delegation present, and in addition
as many ether mcmjurs as care to
. cotno. Homes wll be assigned a'l
delegates who send in their names to
Dr. 7. R. Young by tbe 20th that.
THE EXPRESS COMPANY
According to anouncemonts made
at the Anderson office of tbe South
em , Express Company yesterday,
sweeping changes in the present ex
press rates to all points and on ail
. packages wll soon be'In effect It Is
understood that the Changes are to
. take place on February first at which
time the rate to many points on some
goods will be towered, while to oth
er points on other nrtlcles it will be
, One significant fact that will doubt
less call for much attention form the
thirsty citizens of the community it
the changes on liquid refreshments.
The rate on whiskey has been ma
terially lowered and that beverage
y ill now come to Anderson- et a
cheaper rate while that on beer haa
beep increased and the kegs will not
coma as low as at present.
H. R. Johnson, manager of the local
office of the express company, in die
' cussing the matter with a reporter of,
The 'ntelllgenoer, aaid that he did not
kndw what effect, if any, the parcel
post might have had and did not know
if that feature of tho mail service
had anything, to do with the change
ir. the rates, may bo mentioned as
changea which ira soon to be seen
which -.fa. soon to be made.
Some of the more interesting
is: Prom Anderson to Atlanta,
$1.40 per hundered pounds, 91
ierieon to Chi
G DOM COVERED TO A DEPTH
5 FROM A VOLCANO
feved that ten million people will
the earthquake/ tidal wave and
tliat the big1 yo.siaj building there col
lapsed and that a great number of|
r?sidence? were ruined, killing many
people and animals.
, Nagasaki, Japan, Jan. 13.?Reports
here todav .were that the death list
around Kagoshima will run Into the
Kagoshima, which is almost com
pletely buried in volcauic ashes and
stnoos, had a population of 60,000.
at the last census. The population of
the adjoining island of-Sakura, the
center of the disturbance, is give as
15,000. On this island hundreds are
reported to have perished beneath
the streams or lava.
Anderson Official Has Collected
Sum of $4,030.60 In Fines
and 1303 Days in Labor
Worthy of more than passing no
tice is the splendid report which has
just been made by Magistrate Broad
woll concerning tho discharge of of his
and dated :rom the same date of 1913. |
Inuring tliov titiuj iunuj tuijt-u Utt?t) I
come before Magistrate Broadwell and
he has discharged his duties in a most
During tho year this magistrate has]
tried 570 cases from which he collect
ed the sum oi ?4,03?.?? in cash. The|
total number of days to which priso
ners have been sentenced abousts to
1,305. Ho has sent 94 cases to the
Court of General Sessions, and in 53
cases he rendered a verdict of not
puiitv Tn i_40 csi-.es a compromise vi
effected and the costs of the action j
paid by tho defendants These facts,
go to show that Mr. 11 road weil has ]
been conscientious at all times In the|
discharge of his duties.
His complete and detailed .-.sport by
months shows that In the month of
January he tried 49 cases from which
lines amounting to $224 were collected
and prisoners sentenced to 324 days;
in February 50 cases Were tried, re
sulting in tines of $451 and 70 days'
labor; March showed fines of $964 and
SO days' labor; April. $97 and 90 days'
labor; May, 26 cases netting $354.80
In lines and 60 days' labor; in Juiy
there were 62 cases resulting In, fines
20 in tines and 60 days' labor: in July
there were 44 cases totaling tines of
$182 and 60 days' labor; in August
there were 62 Cases erBultlng nt fines
of $644.80 end 270 days of iabor; 41
cases were tried.In Soptemuer/result
ing In fines of $125.60 and 130 days'
labor; In October'there were .60
cases tried with fines of $308.60; in
Novem'aer he heard 37 cases and. col
lected fines of $208.20 with 60 days' la
bor; in December there were 521
cases tried, resulting in fines of $333,
20 and in days' labor.
This is ?' splendid record and one
that Mr. Broadwell .has a perfect right
to feel proud of.' When the courts so
ably administer the laws, as In this
case, .lawlessness will soon feel the
HEED KILLER COMING.
Anderson's ?o?z Wri to Give a Co?,
. Mr. and Mrs. Reed Miller woo are
so pleasantly known in Anderson?
will be heard here Monday evening,
January -the- 19th under the auspices
of the Anderson College Association.
Mr. and Mrs; Miller have so many!
friends here who will bo Clad of an
opportunity to hear these splendid j
Tho first subscriber r-om a dis
tance for The Daily Intelligencer was
Senator B. ft. Tillnian. . The first
swbncriber in the city was Mr. Sam
B Moore, who has had the paper to
n?'?vVi Iiiui Ur CSouiu Gcuraia where
he is spending awhile on his new
cago, now $4.50 per 100 pounds, $2.98
per hundred pounds; from AndersonI
to New York, now $3.75 per 100j
ponnde.?2.65 for the samo package.
It is estimated th*t th > change in]
dealers, although they will share!
tho rates.will be of more benefit to]
the larger tfhl?/pers than to the nmaP
somewhat th the gam of better rates
Verdict Directed by Judge Wilson
in. the Smith
MANY PLEAD GUILTY
Another Murder Case Is Now Oc
cupying the Attention of
The attention or the court of gene
ral -sessions for Anderson county,
now in session, was taken Up yester
day for the most part with the hear
ing of pleas of guilty entered by the
defendants in a number of caBes of
minor Importance. At the time of
adjournment last night at six o'clock
the court was engaged in the trial of
Bill Hooby. et al, charged with mur
der. This, case will be completed
today, probably during the morning
session and in the hands of the. iuryl
by noon. , - j
In the case of Garr?tt Dodson, a
negro who web on trial for the kill
ing of another negro. Zeke Bradley,
tho Jury returned5 a verdict of guilty
of manslaughter and the defendant
was sentenced to four years in the
penitentiary. Dodson was arraigned
Monday, his trial consuming the bet
ter part of the day and a short time
yesterday* morning. The Jury delibe
rated about four hours before ren
dering a verdict.
A verdict of. guilty was directed
by Judge Ellison In tho case ?l
Charles Smith, charged with the mur
der of E. B. 3:"AtterfSeld In Pezler
during the month o? December. This
^pear?^ grew out
of a- Si^-i-idcrstsrdir.s cr a ?rang?s
which began in a Pelznr caro on the
night of December 1H. fonie one in
the place shoved a boy against Scat
,terlleld. throwing , hint .against a
stove. He. blamed Smith with hav
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1U? uuut) n turn iija .nuiuo ?.e?.? (iam
ed between the two men. It is said
that Smith then left the store but the
evidence was to tho effect that he was
followed by Scattcrfleld and that the
latter began to nhoot. Smith re
turned the f,rc and ScattcrSc?d sus
tained n ortal wounds from which he
died on i^ecomber 16th. The defen
dant set up a plea of self defense and
it was on this ground; that the ver
dict was.directed by the court.
John Boldea entered a pli? of
guilty of housebreaklng and was sen
tenced *.o one year in the negro re
Hubert Carter pleaded guilty to a
charge of assault and battery of a
high and aggravated nature ud was
sentenced JO nine months imprison
Bd Lock was sentenced to two
years, following a plea or guilty to
the charge of larce\y. ..
FeastOr Walker entered a plea of
guilty to a charge of forgery but
sentence has not yet.been passed..;..".
Henry Thomas drew, a sentence of
yearn When, ho entered a Plea
gUilty to the charge of larceny.
George Sims was sentenced to pay
fine.of $J00 and to Berve for three
months, following a plea of guilty on
the charge of violating the dispen
sary law. A mmilar sentence was
also passed on Ernest Keys, who also
pleaded guilty to a charge or violat
ing the llauor law.
se reman Sloan entered a plea . of
guilty to a charge of bigamy and
wsb sentenced to three months im
Four additional Jwori were select
ed yesterday to take the place of four
who were excused at Monday's ses
sion. The four new jurors are: Er
nest Johnson, C. M. S?cClure, R. L.
Grifiin and L. ??. Gable
T?ftle Manager Makes Report of Mo*.
ejr Return e?fl
The report of the work done by
D. A. Henains, traffic manager, during
the month of December, baa just been
received. In this resort it is shown
that there were only three instances
of overcharge by "the railroads in
handling freight during the month and
these were small amounts. The en
tire amount ot the over-charge
amounts to ?13.7a and this amount was
in shipment, to Ligon & Ledbetter,
Sullivan Hardware Company and H. C.
The traffc managfcr goes on to say
In bis report that the small amount of
over-charge may be due v- some ex
tent to tho f^ct that the raUroads
knew of the checking that follows them
and therefore more care Is exercised
In order that no error* may occur.
He makes ihe additional statement'
in his report that the rate on cereals
has been reduced from 6S cents per
100 pounds to 18 cents per 100 pounds.]
W. M. Brown Elected Mayor
Over M. C. l*ong
BY MAJORITY OF ONE VOTE
[Perhaps the Wi
the History of the
Walhalla. Jnn. 13. -i Special?I u
perhaps the hottest municipal election
in the history or Walhatta, W. M.
Brown defeated M. C. Lou for mayor,
by a majority of two vd&s* the vote
for mayor standing 10* b9l04.
The total vot? was S?' aed ???iT?,
were 211 ballots in the boil The man
agers threw out one ballot which was
Twc ?-ldermen. Dr. J. jtf Thode and
Mr. Schumacher, were on Both tickets.
The ful vote was as follows:
For Mayor:?Brown, lot. Long 104
Alderman:?Verner 106, Hetrlck
105, Walker 10S. Schumacher 210
Thodi 209. Bentley 107, Kaufman 104.
Phillips. 102, Selgler 103, Hughes 102.
Board of Health:?Dr. J. W. Bell 107,
Hunt 107, Selgler 107, ffcrton 103,
Ford 102, Cross 102.
THE CHARRED Bp
[ Found In the R?rins of a Cottage
On Hb laur?at
i.aurvns, Jan. 13.?That "George F.
Young, a prominent planter, was
murdered in his hopie last night, and
.tht cottage burned to cover the
crime, was the verdict of a coroner's
jury here late Tuesday. -Young's
vharre? body was found among the
ruins of the house at St-imp Springs,
near here, this morning.
He was the father of' J. Stobo
Young and .uncle of John T. Carling
tcn, who were convicted la connec
tion wiui tp.e "Seinlnole" cases. Gcr
' llngton Monday received a full par
don from the governor.
Two negro suspects are in Jail.
Young owned an extensive tract of
land , and spent much of his time
alone at his plantation home, his
family remaining at the' city resi
J. Skeltori Williams
' Washington, Jan. 13.?The Presi
! dent sent 'to the senato Tuesday the
nomination of John Skelton Wll
: Horns of Virginia, to the comptroller
of the currency and ex-officlo mem
ber of the Federal Reserve Board,
which will administer the affairs of
I the r ?*w^ currency system
It may be some time before the
nomination is confirmed.
-Mr. Williams is now assistant sec
rotary of the treasury in charge of
J the fiscal trareau and Secretary' Mc
h Adoo's first assistant In matters of
; government finances.
It is eaid that the so-called great
financial Interests were opposing Mr.
*No Dark Pictures/'
Says Mr. Underwood
/ Wuahington. Jan. 13.?An Indus
trial awakening "that will put the
psntc preachers to shame \ was
promised today by Democratic Lead
er Underwood after republicans in
the house had painted dark pictures
of ruin, the result of Democratic
"The Democratic party," declared
Mr. Underwood, 'h'as achieved for the
American people more than has been
! accomplished In the history of our
government I look forward to un
usual prosperity througho# the
country in the next year."
I NFA?THFfJL WIFE,
Pleaded ?uUtv la th? Lexington
.Lexington, S. C, Jan. 13.?Mrs. Kl-J*
la Belle Hke and Walter B, G organ-1
ous, join toy charged with attacking
J. Milton Hite. thef ormr's husbaud.
with intent to Trill, today pleaded
guilty ta court here. Mrs. Hite
was lined S1?0 and Gurgauoos $13?;
Washington, Jan. lS^Forccaat:
South Carolina?Fair, alightly warm
er Wednesday and Thursday.
Mr. Richard !. Manning States
That Charges Had Been
GOVERNOR BLEASE REPLIES
Matter Growing Out of the Mes
sage of the Governor to
the General Assembly
Columbia. Jan. 13?Special Cor
reaponileD-e. K. I. Mannig of Sum-]
ter. candidate for governor, Tuesday
afternoon save out a statement in re
ply to the criticism undo of him by]
Governor liieaso in h ja annual mes
sage to the legislature today, the ba
sis for the criticism being the Tact
that Mr. Manning Introduce! in tlio
t?te Democratic convention of 1912
a resolution orderin:; an investiga
tion of tho primary election follow
i--.g chargea of raud and corruption.
The Governor's statement was pub
lished in lull in The Daily ?ntolll
"1 did introduce a resolution of in
vestigation and did It because 1 was]
unwilling that charger, of wholesale!
fraud should remain unlnvostigated.
These charges wore made by friends I
of both aides," says-the statement of|
Mr. Manning, who quotes the Gover
nor, aa having charged his opponents]
with fraud. "As a member of the ex-|
ccutlve committee, I acted in tiie ca
pacity of Judge, not r. partisan. Il
felt that the surest way to put an]
end to these charges was to ascer
tain if possible, whether or not they|
Mr. Manning states .that he sup-]
ported Judge Jones for governor, but I
when chargea of corruption wore not]
sustained, he later introduced the res
olution declaring Governor Bleaao the]
V ^Inee of the Democratic party of]
The statement concludes with the I
assertion by Mr. Manning that he had
done what ho considered his duty andj
did not b?lieve that be would be cen
sured for. his conduct.
When ?hown the statement or Mr.
Manning ' this afternoon OoverncrJ
lilease made tbe following statement:
"i will take care of Mr. Manning and
his rc?ord on the stump in 1914 if he
run.* for. governor or for United
States senator just as I did,in 1906
Wh "i ? retired him from the gover
nor'..; rir?j and Governor Ansel was
elorted. lie may offer excuses but
white met in South Carolina who vot
od for me viil never forget that he
charged il.em witn being perjurers
and correc tion ..ts and that when he
was appointed eu a committee dodg
ed the Issue and threw the respon
Bibilltyon ether.;." W, F. C.l
PRINCIPAL SI liAKIiK FRIDAY.
Barry C. Cole* to Andres? the Meet-]
Ing of Secr?tariat?.
ThOBe who have in charge the ]
meeting of the South Carolina Com
mercial Secretaries, which Is to take!
place in Anderson next'Friday, were
jubilant last night over tho announce-1
ment that Harry C. Coles, general j
held secretary of the Chamber ofl
Commerce of the United States, had]
been secifred to deliver the principal
address at the A. ^erson convention, ]
The. invitation to Mtcnd the meet
ing hero Friday was extended to Mr.
Coles by A. V. Snell, secrcwy of the j
Charleston Chamber of Commerce j
and hts acceptance has already boen
received. This will be another oe
lightful feature of the interest m g
day and . Secretary Wh'aley and those
who are assisting hi mfeel, that the
nvent will be one of profit and pleas
ure for Anderson and for the secre
taries of the State who attend.
SO CHANGE I* CONDITION.
0?eer Hughes Still la (he City Hoa-|
inquiry laat night at the Anderson]
County Hospital, revealed the fact
that tittle change was to be noticed j
in the condition of Officer Hughesj
of Honea Path. It will be remember
ed that Mr. Hughe- waa found In an
?Hey In Hor.ea fath Saturday, Buffer
ing from a fractured skull and an
sir of mystery surround* tlio entire
affair. Two men are now confined In
the Anderson jail to await the Unie
When Mr. Hughes recovers suffi
ciently to tell of how the assault was]
made and by whom.
ANDERSON MEN GOING.
Several Anderson srebttests have
received invitations to be present in
Columbia noxt Tuesday, Jan. 20. at
which, time the Columbia architects
will entertain the South Carolina
chapter of tbe American Institute of
Architects and the South Carolina
association of Architects. Elaborate
preparations are being made for
showing the visitor* a good tune
while they are in the "Square Meal
or Placet to Be Filled By the
South Carolina Gen
REPORT OF FIRST DAY
Dr. Wyche Elected Speaker Pro
Tern ; Quite a Numher
Columbia. Jan. Vi.?Special Cor
respondent.?Promptly at noon Tua
dny both branch* of. th South Caro
lins] general asb^mbly convened In
their respective halls and immediate
ly got down to business, disposing <>r
a number of routine matters. The
message of tho Governor was road
and its various sections referred to
the committees to which they proper'
If belonged. The Intelligencer was
the llrst paper in the State to pub
lish the niessacc.
Seven new members wer?! sworn In
the houco. these taking the places of
deceased and resigned members. In
the house 108 of the 123 members
were present. In the senate eight
members were absent.
Dr. C. T. Wyche of Ncwberry. was
elected Bpoaker pro-torn of the house
by unanimous vote. Representative
Lylcs or Drangohury, was nominated
but withdrew In favor of Dr.
Wyche, who nils tho place of former
member Whaley of Charleston ( now a
member of congress Is of diff?rent
political views from his son. (\ <\|
Wyche of Nowberry, a Blease man'.
In the house a concurrent resolu
tion by Mr. W. H. Nicholson was
passed setting Thursday at noon no
the time to begin, balloting to ?;H 0fe
various vacancies on the bench, di
rectorships, boards' of trustees
th? like. In- the somite the reto'.u-l
iion was reierrca to the judiciary
committee which will likely report |
Mr. Welch Introduced a bill in ISeJ
house providing tor a.board of trus
tees of State library. whl<*'i ph/ill]
bave the duly.of selecting its libra
rian, etc. If this bill . becomes n
law the, legislature will not fill , the I
position for which mon? titan a s-ore]
of ladies have applied.
Greenville a linkers l'assed ?solu
tions on 'the Regional Rank.
Messrs. Lee G.tHolleman and D, B.
Gossett attended a meeting of tSe |
bankers in Greenville where resolu
tions were adopted endornliiK the]
movement of Richmond, Va., to v-j
cure a regional bank. Greenville de
cided unanimously In favor ot the
Virginia, city that has done so muuh
for this State In the pact. Mr. Gos
sett received an Invitation by wire
from Richmond, asking him t appear
with the committee in Washington
to press the claims of that city, hot
be was detained by Illness In his
FOR THE NRW MAVOR.
A Pleasant Hopper Was Served at
? Helton Monday Sight.
Melton. Jan. VA.?A delightful sup
per was given Monday night in the
IWllllngbam cafe in honor of Mayor
Ross Mitchell, Policeman Joe Mar
In. W. F. Ack Jr. John White. R. V.
Xing and the live aldermen. Messrs.
J. T. Cox, W. A. Clement and J. T. Kl
Hson. The shipper was given by Mes
srs. C. C. Wllllngham, W. H.. Cobb,
'Jr., L. P. Wlltlngham arid Topsey
Co?. The spread was served at 9
o'clock and the company sat quite
a long time In social session.
Washington, Jan. 13.?The senate]
Tuesday passed a joint resolution
for a comlrostton on a plan for a ]
natioLsl Bid to vocational educa
THE ANDERSON DAILY INTI3BLD
- Anderson, C. C.
Gentlemen:?Please enter my name
llgencer. I am (or am not) taking \
NOTE:?If you are a subscribe!
scriptloe Is paid in advance, you tnaj
The subscription or the dally Is 16.00
Please enclose check or money ort
H. F.D. or St. No.
Follows the Example of Netghbor
ing Towns of ?'cndiclon
L. L. WRIGHT IS CHOSEN
; Annual Meeting of Stockholders of
I the Citizen's National Bank
Show3 Good Results
Special to The Intelligencer:
Honen Path, .ten. Vi?'^l.iec-'lal?
Dnrinr Uio past week a Kreut deal
of interest has. boon manifested In
the approaehir-g. municipal election. ?
There wore two avowed candidates
! lor mayor ^ Mr. McKeutie, who lias
served as major for the pant two,
I years, standing for re-olectlon, and
1 Mr. L I.. Wright entering the race.
I This wax rathur an unusual situation
j for this community nr.d was the
j i-???? ci much Spirited work being
I done for tho r'r"a\ candidates. The
j election w?s held Tuesday with the
1 following results:
!.. L. Wright, mayor, and the fol
lowing wardens: Mosers. .1. R. Culla
ham. .1. 1C. Allen; S. F. Donald, J. II.
Heae'.uinj, W. E. Gilbert and Joe W.
! Clement. Mr. J. W. Abercrorable
! was elected to rill tho vacancy ou the
board of commissioners of public
IThe annual mooting of tho stock
holders, of the Cltitonw Bank wan
held Tuesday at noon In the bank
building. Tho report or the preslden
showed the bank to ho In a ?plendl
condition. The usual dividend., was
declared with a nh:o surplus set aside
Tho following c"~ ~ A_
KrCC::, TrC? y rem neu
van, cashier, und O
sistant cashier. Alr^BF
of directors wer? re-cl
The high, school bas!
or this place met the Ander
H0h...ki teas: at DSttOU ?n?t r n
afternoon and rccctyed tholr '< Orst
ilofuui ihlii season. Tho game was
hard fought throughout, but finally
resulted in a'victory for Anderson,
2Z to 20. The girls_ are trying to
"rrsnse r. gar?? for Friday art rnoon
with Wdlttamston to be played on
tho local grounds.
Cnpt. .1. B. Humbert of Prtneoton. *
was in-town today for the bank meet
Urs, -E. R. Donnld. D. L, Allison
and Mr. Gordon Brock went to Green
ville lust night to see "Within the
law." . J
Mr. G. E. Mooro, editor pf the Hou
ea Path Chronicle, went' to C?lum
bla yesterday to be present- at t
conveuing of tho general aesemb,
Mr. Moore has held the post
journal clerk of the senate
past 1Q yeurs.
Messrs. J. T. and C, F
ton. were business
Capt. W. A. Hudgi
was liere for a few
Mr. C. i?. Hoi'pOJ?
from a business frlp'to
. LA WEEKS TO COlCTBlA.
Practically all Member* 0* the Local
Association will go to Columbia on
January l? to attend the Slate Bar
Association which is in session thcro
throughout the 15th and 16th. An
derson county is always well repre
sented at these atouual events,, due
doubtless to the fact that the c^uni;'
bar association has been so woll per
fected and. is so woll. organized.
The mooting of the association in
Columbia is one of . the mo?t lmrer
tant events of tho year with tho at
torneys of tho State and' la always
J. Clyde Green of BcRon, was
among the guests registered at tho
Chbjuola hotel yeeterday.
as a subscriber to The Daily Intel
he saj?i-weekiy intelligencer. ]
to the srml-weekly and your sub
r receive credit for the amovnt paid,
per year;- ?256 for six months.