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VOL. 1-No. 9. Meekly, E.tablisbed I860, Dally, Ja?, 18, 1014. ANDERSON, S. C THURSDAY MORNING, JANUARY 22, 1014. PRICE FIVE CENTS. $5.00 PER-ANNUM.
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Lad Waa Exhonorated .By th?
Result of Coroner's Inquest
At a coroner's Inquest held iu the
undertaking parlors of O. F. Tolly
& Son Wednesday afternoon, Parker
Bowie, a lad of about ll, was exone
rated of all blame In connection
with the death of Adger Dennis, col
ored, which occurred at thc Ander
son county hospital Wednesday
morning at about J o'clock.
Very few people knew of the ne
gro having been injured. The sheriff
and his deputies said Wednesday
that Uiey had no information of the
affair until they were notified that
the nrgro was dead, at which time
Coroner J., H. Harbin was summoned
and J. Olin Sanders, deputy sheriff,
mo ?ent to !VH to bring in thc bey.
The eye-witnesses to the shooting,
a sister ot the dead negro and ono
of bis brothers-in-law, testified that
the affair was entirely an accident
and that the little : fellow did not
Intend to shoot the gun at all and
that there was no Intention of killing
Dennis. It seems that young Parker
hitfi been hunting and as he was re
turning to the home ot his father,
Lc E. Bowie, ho stopp'xi at the ne
gro's house to rest, sitting down upon
effect in both of the negro's legs.
This happened last Wednesday, and
the wounded man WSB brought to the
Anaer Ber? . hospital Saturday for
treatment. For a time it appeared
that he waa getting along nicely but
blood poisoning sot in and he d. :*i
early yesterday morning.
After all of the testimony had boen
laid before the coroner's jury, ?they
rendered \a verdict iii rough itioir
foramen, M. L. Carlisle, to the effect
that the shooting was accidental and!
.ho boy was discharged.
One feature. of the affair was that
at the time of tho shooting the ne
gro waa ongaged In making propara
tlona for hts marriage, which -was to
have taken place next Sunday.
Suffered Break of
Both Arm and Skull
Notwithstanding the fact that he
had suffered a bad fracture near the
base of his skull. Lonnie Bowen, a
14-year?old boy living at 33 D. street
in Anderson, did not know that he
had suffered any injury to his. head
when he fell from a trestle on the
O. S. & A. a few days ago. The boy's
right arm Wak broken and he suffer
ed terrible pain from this, but he
waa unaware of the fact that he had
Also suffered a serious injury to bis
Several boya.were playing on the
trestle when -the ? Bowen boy fell
through, catching at a wire aa he
went down andi. badly burning bis,
hand. When ko struck the ground
his Arm was broken and when Dr.
Frank Ashmore WOB summoned he
discovered that the boy had also
fractured his skull.. The patient did
not complain cf arty injury to his
bead, nor ha a ho since, with the ex
ception ii saying-that he baa a se
vere headache, but an X-ray- exami
nation showed that the skull had
been fractured near the base
also on> the side and it ls a serle
injury. lt 1? considered a remark
able case from a medical standpoint.
Information last night was that tbe
boy waa letting along very well, hav
ing been takev from the Anderson
hospital to his home. Whan ho la
au Ardently reoovA?ed fro*n the frac
ture of his skull be will again en
?_.1-V.-? ... 1 V ii, itu
*M?- -- ??---' mn* --rx
on his aite will be necessary.
Special Coirefiponden.ee.
Columbia, Jan. 2L-The house was
in session only an hour Wednesday.
It heard a message from the gover
nor in regard to completing the Co
lumbia canal. Thc message was re
ferred to the Judiciary committee and
ordered printed In the journal. The
governor recommended that the own
ers of tho canal be forced to carry
out their contract.
Tho house passed a bill requiring
cotton seed meal offered for sale to
contain at least 8 percent antonia.
The house decided to buy a uniform
of Confederate gray for its sergeant
at arms.
Only business of a routine nature
was transacted by the senate during
Ita short session this morning. Both
tho houGc sod sonate stand adjourn
ed until 10 o'clock Thursday morn-'
lng.' ,
Columbia, S. C., Jan. 21-S. L. Latl
mr, Jr., manager cf the t'clversliy of
South Carolina b-v-el-al team today
announced his narn'r schedule for the
coming season. The season opens
here March 2.1 rILh Lsfayette^pf
Easton, Pa., and cloie-! Miy 7 with
Drvld?on Collage at iivJsca, K. C.
*TOTig the e.degs; to bo rael are W-H
Virginia, Weals* di \ Washington and
Lee, V. M. I., and A. ns M. o' North
Carolina, Wake Forest, Guilford,
Roanoke college au J Trint? ot North
Carolina and otb. sr J.
Columbia. Jau. 20.-The governor
baa granted a parole to John Davis,
'who was convicted in Andersen Conn
in UH cn the charge of aoduction,
and sentenced to servo two years In
the penitentiary. Davis was sent to
urson County chain gang last
W. W. Moroo, adjutant general, has
returned from "Washington, where he
??tended thc anaual meeting or tue
United States.
Columbia, S. C.,--The dlabarmont
proceedings against C. P. Sims, the
Spartanburg Attorney, are set for
February 10th, according to an order
toaued today by Chief Justice Gary
.ore brought by S. G. Finlay and
other attorneys of Spartanburg.
Columbia, Jan. 21,-Reversing i
decision of a wock ago, tho senate
com mit too on commerce and manu
factures this afternoon decided to re
port adversely the child labor hill,
which would raise tho ago limit to 14
years. The reversal came aa the re
sult of the second hearing on the
bill before the committee. Mr. J. K.
Hood appeared for the cotton mills.
Tho eight hour section attracted
I greatest opposition, the speakers de?
i elating it would work a hardship on |
the children of the mill villages.
Columbia, Jan. .21.-A compulsory
school attendance law w?? en?ura?u
today after a full discussion by the
association of county superintendents
|ot education of South Carolina,
Thc association endorsed the mea
sure in tho General Assembly, which I
provides for a board ot state teach- ]
era examiners.
J. H. Brannon, county superinten
dent of education of Spartanburg, was I
elected Secretary of the association.!
Columbia, Jan. 21-Culling cn Mrs.
Robert Threat at her home at Lan
caster this morning about ll-.30 and
receiving no response to repeated
knocking, a neighbor opened , the door
of thc house and went in to find Mrs.
Threat lying close to the kitchen
range, burned to a crisp. Except for
shoes and stockings there waa not a
ihi'a?-? os the desid ?rc?ian. It ts
?upp?sed that her clothing became
preparing the noonday meal. She
waa alone tu the house at Gie time.
Lime Kilns Unprofitable
. The commission appointed at tho
last session ot the General Assem
bly to investigate the adrisibiltly of
State's owningand operating the time
stau eand phosphate properties tn
South Carolina, today reported that
such a step "would not be profitable/'
The report makes the suggestion that
stone plants with unpaid labor.
'Bill" Garrison a Trustee of
of Clemson; Judge Breaxeale
on Winthrop Board
Special Correspondence.
Columbia, Jan. 21.-The joint as
sembly meeting WeduoBday morning
from ll until 2 o'clock elected seve
ral directors of State colleges and in
stitutions. P. A. Willcox, of Flor
ence, and David S. Coker, ot Halls
ville, were re-elected trustees of th?
University of South Carolina with
out opposition. To fill two vscan
clea of tho board of trustees of Win- > a
throp College. W. L. Olate, ot Orange
burg, and John E. Dreazeale of An
derson, were chosen. Fulton D.
Creech, of Sumter, was siso a candi
date. Wilie Jones of Columbia, did
not offer for re-election.
To All three vacancies on the board
of tniBteeB of Clemson College, the
following were nominated: J. J.
Evans, of Marlboro, B. H. Kawl, of
Lexington, Ivy Ml Mauldln of Pick
ens, O. WI Medlock, of Edgeileld, C.
P. Hodges, of Marlboro, and William
D. Garrison, of Charleston, formerly
ot Anderson county. Messrs. Evana,
Garrison and Mauldln were elected
on the first ballot.
Orlando Sheppard., of Etlgefleld,
was re-elected a member of the board
ot visitors of the Citadel without op
Claude E. Sawyer, of Aiken, and A.
L. Dukes, of Orangeburg, were re
chosen meirfbers of the board of
trustees of tho State colored normal
and Industrial college at Orange
To AU two vacancies on the board
of directors of the State penitentiary
tao following were nominated: J. B.
Addy, of Lexington, A. H. Hawkins
of Nowberry, W. H. Glenn, of Ander
son, J. A. Livingston", of Orangeburg
and W. Ii. Canfield ci AfcdCioun.
Mr. Glenna was elected on the first
ballot. The remaining four candi
dates will run again for the remain
ing vacancy on the board, when the
joint assembly rc-asBemblesi at ll
o'clock Thursday.
The first vote stood, total number
of votes cast 138; necessary to a
choice 70, of which J. B. Addy of
Lexington received 66, A. H. Haw
kins of Newberry 64, W. H. Glenn
of Anderson 75, J. A. Livingston of
Orangeburg 17, W. H. Canfield of An
derson 6 . A. D. 0.
... i m. . .. .> i' ? .?
Meeting Held To Select Forty
Representatives to the Con
vention Hefe.
Towns lu every part ot the State!
are making preparations for sending n
big delegations to Anderson to parti- ii
cipate in the 37th. annual Sunday! "
school convention. I
Forty delegates ha va been nominat- ^
ed by tho Greenville County interde- ?
nomlnational Sunday School Associa-,
tlon and an announcement of tbs ^ t
names; ot delegates to attend *hb ^
meeting will be made tn the next few m
days ,!?
The meeting of the executive com- M
mltteo was held in the rooms ot the j
Draughon's Business college, and waa tj
according to Rev. A. R. Mitchell, pre- ?
stdent, an Interesting ono. The finan- p:
ciai conditions ot the county as so- p
dation ware gone over by the, com- ' u.
mit tee at tala meeting, and stope |
taken to complete tne rand of,|4W<
which tra* promised to the State As- ?
sociatkm by the Greenville county as
50C*S.tiw7i. **C?r*jT uv p?F vir?ii Xn tula i
fund has already bean raised. I
lie Matter Wa? Carried Over
Until Today a? Unfinished
Columbia, Jan. 2J>.~-The senate nil*
uslered Wednesday on tus Steven
on resolution providing tor an In
Sstlgatlon. ot the ? asylum mnnagc
lent. This investigation, was recom
lend ed by tho govb^rnpr In his mes
age Tuesday. The; debate on the!
esolutlon was bosun in spite the
libUBtor, but the resolution did not
each a final vote before the senate
djourned to mest * at 10 , o'clock
Columbia, Jan. 21,-r-The senate
onvoned this moralr;g nt i0.3u
'clock. Resolutions from operatives
retesting against riia lng the age
[mit for child labor and resolutions
rom State farmers un'.on en doming
tie warehouse bill were presented.
Senator Weston JJOHUO aa eu?ii to
ave the senate adjourn dobato on
be Stevenson conqbrrpnt reaoiutlon
rovidiug tor an investigation of thc
lattens relating to Che State hospital
or thc insane ref erred to in tba gov -
rnor's message^ Benatr
loved tb rabie. ' Tfc^ m
Mt Se?ator Clift^
oed w\\.6L .'? il
keston' called CWti
tor Clifton d
, motion to lay his motion on tho
le. Sendtor ' Clifton offered * an
mondment/jp Sear.tor Weston's mo
l?n prevailed -and the aenate. voted
a call r?solution up. Senator. Clifton
loved to. ?trike out tba enacting
rords. Hero the eenatora repaired
o the house for the elections.
Senator Carlisle stated that ho din
ot introduce a bill which was In-,
reduced, In his name last night re?!
iting to child labor. The Spartan
er? senator asl-c-d that bill be wlth
rarwn from file for thia re?-"">n
A bill requiring all lobbyists to
egister with the secretary ui state
nd to wear bright medal badges
wo inches in diameter, with the
.ord "Legislative Agent" written
dereon and numbered and haa been
itroduced in tho house by Represen
ativo Eittenberg. The bill would
like a violation of thia measure
labio to a fine or imprisonment. Mr.
Urenberg wants &11 lobbyists tig
;ed and their occupations made
)uHa Printing Company to Pot
Monthly Publication in the
It is understood in Anderson that a
sw Journalistic effort will soon be
Lunched when the Piedmont Magasine
.opeara, to be Issued from the presses
C the Oulla Printing and Binding
itnpany with J, Homer Oulla aa edi
ir and publisher.
No definite announcement haa yet
??n mode by Mr. Oulla as td his plans, j
at lt ia understood UuU-u* ia sow
Laking preparations for getting out
>e first issue cf thc magasine at au
irly date. The publication will con
iln fiction tor the most part; although
tere wiil also be certain sections
hieb will be devoted to tho Industrial
rogrecS ot the various towns of the
ledmont section. That part relating
? Anderson will not be fiction
Mr. Oulla will probably b* aw? to
et a definite date for the rtrst {sue ot j
he magasine within the next few]
lays and the people of At?er?on and!
ic?u?y wiii wait ?or Ha appearance i
rith considerable '-..erest.
ls Backing the Rebels tn Their
Fghit - Mau ching on Tor
Chihuahua. Max.. Jan. 21.-?-Orders
vere issued today by Goa. Francisco
Villa, tho Mexican rebe, commander,
for a concentration of Tobel forccB
along, the railroad tforth of Torre?n.
Rebels scattered in thc States of
Durango and Coahuila and the garri
son lu Juuroz wero .orduiccl to ?oin
rebe?s at Chihuahua, Junlnez and
bania i.otai?a with a view of prepar
ing a formidable front In the proJeeV
ed v< : . : advance southward,
Mexico City, Jai. tit-Rebel forcee
wcro defeated 'today-in an attempt to
move .on Cuernavp.co, according to
tba war office. Another victory ls
claimed by the. war ollie o at Modesta,
near - Mazatlan. A ? gunboat dlsem
barged troops, who'marching inland,
routed' the. rebe!.forces.
Chihuahua, Jan. 21.-"lt Boon will
ba shown that' tho United States
baa not waited tn vain in the belief
tbat^lp. Huerta government ls slow
ly . crumbling," said Gea Francisco
Ville Wednesday. '
-With tho northorn division of the
Huerta ami y Imprisoned In the Uu,t
ted States and with Gen, J
llp'g at Torreon, the only point they
now hold in the north, lt will not
be long before the usurper Huerta
?411 V.-- - -- _
..... w anoyb ??"OJ.
"T am convinced that the prospec
tive battle near Torre?n will knock
another prop from under the totering
throne of Huerta. Once we go south
or Torre?n every city between us and
Mexico City will . fall. The people
there have been kept In ignorance of
the extent of the revolution'and when
thoy ECO our great numbera they will
join us.
"Thu fudnrala wiil not last long at
Torre?n. Wo aro going to approach
them wita^nu army of 15,000, the
largest revolutionary corps palled to
gether in this revolution."
The New Head of the SouihernnalK
woy To Visit Anderson on the
16th of Feb roary.
Chattanooga. Tc".n., faa', ?'.obt
L. Hedges, president Of the St. Louis']
club ojf ?he Am'.-t^ui Lcu^-Jc, who tia
been, in fhla tow? for several days
conferring with catcher Will McAl
lister, of that club, .left Bristol, Tenh.,
this evening without having signed
the player. Mr, Hedges went to Bris- :
toi to meet Outrider Dixie. Walker, j
O the St. Louis Araericr.ns, who has
not aignod his 1914 contract Both
McAllister and Walker are asid to
he holding out for a larger salary.
irc___ p.?u ? K-" vcr** w- -_-\?
poets for a prosperous business year, I
and the merchants are doing a large \
vol?me of business, a gaod portion ot
waten will ba dona on a cash baals,
A a ivar vu A a WM
New York, Jan. 21.-Aftor two dare
ind a Laif ?pent In tko examination
rf 200 talesmen, a jury was completed
hie afternoon for the second trial
>f Hans Schmidt, the one-time priest
vho slow Anna ThznuUer, dismem
jorod bei body and threw lt in the I
iudBon river. The first Jury failed j
o agree.
Confined at Sea.
Flymoth, Jan. 21.-Tho British sub
narine A7, which sank in Whltesand
Jay Friday during n&neuvrca, was r
ocatcd today in 43 fathoms of water ?
'our miles from shore, near the spot t
vhcre aha disappeared. i
Laakford Inquest. r
New York, Jan. fl.-A coroner's j.
nqueet in Brooklyn today found that ^
tlc nurd D. Leaford, rice president 0
if the Southern Railway, came to ,
tis death by "unavoidable gea asphyx- c
atlon." The coroner found nothing ,
0 support tho suicide theory first
idvanced by the police.
flan Fighter Dead.
Waco, 'fetas, Jan. 21_Ju?ge J. B. '
Jerald, a stirring figdre here during
fuelling days, .and. an officer o? the
>f the Confederate army, died today, *
iged 77. Hin ashes, by his request,
sill be scattered' on tba Qu If of *
hSexico by hla grandson. In a pia?
01 duel here in 1907, Go raid shot
ind killed two men, J. r7. Harria",
nanagtng editor of the Waco T*mea- *
herald, and his brother, W. A. Harr
is. (Tho family of Mr. Harrie are *
^ow'residents of Gaffney, 8. C.) *
New York, Jan. SI.-1Wm. Suls?r t
estlfied under' oath today that j
Charles F. Murphy, Tammany leader, r
.hreatened to attack hla administra- ?
ion aa governor of New York If he *
Udn't appoint Jamea B. Gaffney COE?T B
nissioner of highways. t,
Ha said ho had declined to make t
he appointment after United States j,
Senator James A. O'Gorman told him
:hat Gaffney /was Murphy's "chief J\
lagman", and that Gaffney had at
esnpted to bold up James C. Stewart
i State highway contractor, and
rlient of the senator's, for $100,000, b
'and that to appoint him would be a
lisgrace to the Stain of New York."
Suizers testimony waa his first g
iworn statement of charges he has
nade against Murphy, and in many
particulars ho added to and elah*. -1- k
;d them.
Murphy had told Sulser "It ia ^
Gaffney or war," "And" added Sui? ^
(er, "if anybody ahould ask you, lt' fl
wa beep war." t<
5ifj Business Now ?
Ready toBe Good c
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Washington, Jan. 21.-What haa f
lappencd to stockholders of the New i?
fork, New Haven & Hartford system f
ras held up to the senate today by o
Senator Kenyon, ol Iowa, aa an argu- c
nent for gove'r<vnnt ownership of tl
allroada. Th? senator was speak
ng in support of tan Alaskan railway! /
dil. p
"is lt any consolation to widows j G
md orphans holdlng^Naw York, New I.a
laven & Hartford ?tock whe are told V
bat the dividen 1 has, been passed to, ?j
mow that fSO.OVtl of that company's,
unds went as a diastVia td the re-? b
publican national campaign fu.idt k* < ?
-fett -'fr.-. - -! -i-; - ; --:
Anderson, C. C.
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E. F, D. or st. Ho.
B He Bein* Held by the Polic?
of Atlante - Hb 'Tal"
Atiente, ?a.. Jen. ll.-In the er?
est hore today, of Ii. S. Freeman,
ged SO, police claim they have cap*
ursd the man. -who last Friday night
i eld np and robbed passensera of a
Tastern & Atlantic train near Via?
tings. Ga. G. H-Preeman, aged IS,
irothor of the suspected bandit, and
\ J. Whaley, aged 17, are also under
nest,. police claiming that they
rare not only Implicated In the hold*
ip, hut had taken part in recent Jew
try robberies and other Illegal.trans
itions. A fourth suspect, Georg?
fiann, sii?i is at large.
\ According to the police, R. B. Free*
saa ' today admitted haring received
hree diamonds which hs claimed his
?rother and young Whaley had stolen
rom a local jewelry store and giran
? htm to dispose of. The police
dso claim to hate recovered two of
hess gems.
j The arrest ot Ri 9. Freeman f Gl
owed sensational disclosures to the
?lice by Fred Ball, a taxicab driver,
lall related what "h* allefc?? wa? a
?ntesston to him by Freeman, In
/hier, the youth ls alleged to hare
1.000 from W. P. Morgan, a Polk
aunty farmer.
hat. SVcwMnam ha*
far letta, a suburb,
leorge Mann, and
H> tee tl vee hastened tn
ailed to apprehend
uitcasoa found In hts room at
t?d ?ere con O actitud by the potoca ?
h.' natur.' of their contenta has cot
e?sn disclosed,
Po?wnasler ? Place
Mr. G. N. C. Boleman han shied his
at Into the ring for the position of
ostmaater at Anderson and friends
f his are hoping that he will b*?
uccessful In his efforts to land thc
Mr. Boleman la one of the twB
nowa men in Anderson, having beea-,^
romlnently connected with Qfl^^H
lc affairs of the city and ,0jgto*t?t
or a number of yenrs. Ha wa?
ounty auditor of Andarse,
or abo ai ten years,'; fljsjt?i which
Ime he filled the effhte ta a manner
oat met with the h?^ '<m$~}rc?-l sS
ito voters of the or-tim county aa
rae shown by his long tenure of ?t
ico. He resigned that position end
ster entered the banking business,
tecently he has been the president
f the Anderson Banking & Trust
lompany and la now retiring from
be banking business voluntarily.
afr. Boleman is a finn believer te
L?dersen and has been active in
ashing real estate developments,
?her applicants, for the post office
re Roscoe Mosley, Joe T. Bell, Judge
7. F. Cox, C If. McClure and WIK
Lau, Laughlin.
The term of the present postman*.
sr at this point expires In December
f this yeer.
a subscriber to The Daily tatet
i semi-weekly Intelligencer.
o the semi-weekly and your sob*
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