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ANDERSON, H. C
WILLIAM BAN MS* - - EdJtei
W. T?. SMOAK, . Business Managet
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STAND BY YOUR TOWN
Tf you think >our town's the best.
T01! 'em so.
If you'd have> her lead the re. t.
jp . Help- her grow.
' " Wh?n 'there's anything to do
Lot Die fellows count on yon,
You'll feel buMy when you're through
Dont you know.
If you want to make a hit,
Get a name,
If _the other fellow's it,
who's to biame? ?
. Spend the money in your town,
Thus keep the prices down,
Give the mall concerns a frown
That'a the game.
?i you're asea to giving knocks,
-Chango your style;
Throw bouquets,' instead of rocks,
For a while.
Let the other fellow roast, ,.
Shun him aa you would a ghost.
Meet his hammer with a boast,
And a smile.
When a stranger ?rom afar,
Tell him who and what you are,
Make lt strong.
? 'Needn't natter, never bluff.
Tell the truth, that's enough ;
Join the hooator?-they're the stuff.
Anderson is My Town. Beautiful
Anderson will get a page ia thc
War Cry. but not on the sports page.
Tho Mo.troe doctrine waa oowerful
but the Woodrow doctrine is power
C,p to date'only tl. j;?'?.CV: poople
have applied Vor job? aa floor sweep
ers at tho Ford factory.
Senator Tillman enjoyed collard*
"and.'sich" Christmas. No wonder lu
kas been Indisposed albee.
U Uer lit? IttMliW idiH'H nut fooR nearly
'.ad.rfgnfemrs"t6??;fii^pc'"n(i\v thai IIC'IB
-u Wahle'top a y his ..ciirp'uiiC
Sofrt?^'h? ST.- rabid for ^Vefbgat
'ht? the asyt anglia, d' ftc*ter._gi;t" asbesto*
.c\otticjl vvl.icu thu, flicworU.-i starts- \
From <:?e way the tango is being
prohibited, it ls easy to foresee good
buuinemv for-.the dancing-teachers.
Tills administration ls nothing ir
not Presbyterian. Ex-Gov. Bob
Glenn will get a big federal plum
Business will never be wholly bsd
aa long as a full force of lawyers
ls kept busy fixating tho antMnt*!
There" ls a deep scated conviction
that private monopoly is indefensible
unless you can get hold of some of the
All . this talk of prohibition in Ala
bama reads'like snclcnt history.
Anderson has been ury. for many
moons. \. ?fet'e*;
The postmaster general talks of
extending the parcel post limit to 100
Bounds, and the spring poetry season
Frank Dixon, and all the other
Dixons, are roen of national reputation
who haU originally from York county
The legislature haa managed to get
away with ten ot those 40 days.
Can't there i\ commutation of sen
tences for th* other SOT
The Wisconsin eugenics law having
boen declared unconstitutional, a fel
low esr leave his stethoscope at
J?sss -rhea geing courting.
COXQl'EST OF MEXICO
We of the Unfed States know less
of Mexico than we do of any of the
European countries, or oven the dis
tant lands of he orient. Thia Koutliern
land of antiquity r nd of mystery pos
RI'SKPH possibilities for being made
a great country, yet to say it lu al
tv.ost unknown, and some of the people
have today the some < u stoma of thc
Toltecs of 1.000 years UKO perhaps
o? 1,000 yedrs ago.
The . AiteoR, who BUcceed the
Tolteco, founded in he year 1325 the
city of Tenochtitlan, now the City of
Mexico. The head deity of tho Aztecs
?vaa frightful Huitzllopochlti. the
.V'.x.e.fi.j ttt-.r god. Many hideous idols
imper-omiting him were reared, and
tiene people, HO gentle, KO refined,
0 intellectual ti KO many ways,
drenched with human blood the ul
? irs of this terrible god. In the
;..?:. ?mmifcliately precidi.14 Hie
Spanish invasion, there wer?? uot
tuan 20.000 humun victims butch
i red annually. There arr la he
rilli eUlll III tue uty of Mr".?eu toda>
M U.. these althrs which recall
1 . horrfbiu ItuuiOlaloua, where hu
: ::>?i beings were held upon thu al
iar by (lie fierce Aztec priests and
i'?elr tu art:* ,were rut from their
. drinking bodies and laid before the
When Cortea came to ?? \ co lt was
.-G years altor the voyage of Colum
bus. Velaqucs. the proud, : unscrupu
lous and avaricious governor.of Cuba
.. li lied to acquire possesson of. Mcxi
<u, for it w(u:i reputed to be n land of
riches. Unwilling himself to face the
rovers of thc torrid lowlands or ?he
frowns of the warriors on the high
i.^iiiir, of l?lontcEuaia, he dispuU'ied
Cortes to f-ffect the subjugation of
lids country and to make lt tributary
(..> thc "Prince of Castile"-or Spain.
With ll boats and 308 men Cortes
. ct forth to make war upon a nation
whose dominions were more exten
?e than ail tho kingdoms o? the
At that time thc center of Mexico
r/aa about' where El Paso, Texas now
? i. Tho tole of treachery since tho
. nil,ark lng of -Cortex upon thnt mia.
ton may explain In part tho treach
erous character of the Mexicana of
i. day. For even before ho aet Ball
Cortex learned of designs on his life
r.y Velasquez and in turn he mu
fniecf and" betrayed Velasquez and took
?'.o expedition as his own. Subse
quently he passed through tlie blood
ftsM ?nd most romantic episodes and
? ructions and some ot his terrible,
ri- cds haye no parallel In history.
T'Uder. the sign ;of the . cross of
Hirlotlanity, ho Bet out on an ex
pedition of plunder and conquest
H-td the propagation of Christianity
i.i it much wonder, then, that with
ti e example of this man who so vio
lently changed all their ideals and
bioko their idols, the Mexicans should
hu a dangerous, resentful, treacher
ous, people? '
When Cortes landed, he was receiy
e'd civilly; by the Indians on the
coast, but they bogged him to go
away. Ho gave some military demon
si rations, includ'ng the use of gun
powder, which frightened these sim
plc people inf" M> easy subjugaten
Corte*', established the port of Vera
Crux, "the mue cross." and did some
thing huberto unknown in all history
burned his ships to show his 500
'soldiers that it ?f?s death or con
quest, with ' thc.'a.:ric* made or the
, Tlascala? ttllH'H on Hie coast, ho
lu.ircln d upon -thV^'iiy of Mexico.
H.-p- resided Hie i-nipcrnr o? all the
Artee>. tiic li au gilly' Mcmtczuma. ho
far reuov.u uho,\e yih.er h.unuiut. thai
.>'.. subjects n'vyor Pited tlieir eyes
to gaze directly* upon him. Ho 'had
. nt to Vera Cruz presents of beau
tl?til cotton brocados, feathers of rare
MUI.-, gem;, and plates of solid sllvei
?nd gold. Thlh so excited the cupldl
... pf ?'orte? that he decided to steal
tho whole empire.
On bia march he suspected an am
buscade at Chohula. and there without
ttic loas ot one of*hls men, butchered
I..0GO Aztecs, and destroyed their
beautiful tam???^ rrured upon a
v.-onderful pyramid which is standing
today .''.unnouuted by a cathedral
In fear anil trembling. Montezuma
permitted Cortex r.nd his 600 Span
iards and 10,000 Indian allies to en
ter thc capital. Knowing . nohlng ot
the U30 of edged tools and desti
tute of the use qt domestic animals.
Montezuma had bullded a beautiful
city/ Cor tez-tricked and deceived
Montezuma within the Spaniard U?es
and there held him captive. There
we-o hardships and dangers for C ir
tez and ila' men. but they finally
butchered ?.000 of the Astee nobles
and practically --.assawdnaled Monte
peana, carrwft off
Small pox, brought by the Euro
peans, carried off Queblanaca, the
brother of Montezeuma, and Ouatlmo
sln ascended to. the throne. ' He was
a wartier and for 75 days waged a
?elge upon tho Spaniards, cul . off
their quarters. Finally the Spaniards
won hy treachery.' .
Ia lt any wonder that the Mex!'
etna ore resistless, rebellious si.d
The first glimpse ot Chistiaaity VA? ]
to these staple people a revelation
of cruelty, cunning and cupidity, and
these traltB are ?eon today-the traces
of the conquest of Cortes.
WOI.K OF THF l'KI.SH
I'nder dute ot Jan. 15. Congress
man Lever writes The IiitellinKoncer
Hie following appreciated lotter:
"l have just seen the first copy
of the Daily Inelllgnecer and hasten
to congratulate you uoon the ?iicfou?
thus fur of your venture. I desire alao
to cnngratulite tin? people Of Ander
son and cohtingUOUS territory upon
their good fortune In being pern;lt
t?d the privilege of receiving early
in the ?!ay into their homes a live,
up-to-date and modern daily news*
"The civilizing and uplifting in
lluence of the pre>;.i, as a whole, can
not lie measured lt has eontrbuted
Itfl full sh;, ru iu the long struggle for
Relf-govcrnment hy the people and
for thc preservation ot their rights
ami liberties under the constitution
The newVpap r reading people will
r. vi - foi long Mibmit to Injustice
'.'Education is the **:rest safe guard
if freedom amt popular rights .and
the press one of the most potential
educational factors in the country. '.
Wish yi j the most unbounded succeaB
.'or success in this undertaking means
substantial advantages to my friends
-the upper part of th? State."
A bill has passed Congress to
double farm productiveness, but nome
ul the farmers are Independent crit
ters who might not tako the-increase
if their neighbors were going to get it
Our Associated Press operator
asks "If a man broke his knee where
would he go to get another?"
Answer is-To Africa where the
Thc late Jas. M. Sullivan, one of
the most progressive men Anderson
haB ever had in the mayor's office,
wan a classmate of President Wilson
at Davidson College.
We are getting tired of cotton mill
operatives being legislated for like
so many sheep. They are a good
citizenship who need friendship and
help, that's all.
John Cllnkscales, once an editor or
Tito Intelligencer and a mighty good
lu.iu wiio ?ian a mighty good following
in his race for governor of the Etate,
f ill visit Anderson this week.
Many of the men fc*l that as good
tobacco coats money nowadays, the
women should economize on their
MoBt of the Congressmen listen to
tho President's message instead of
chasing around to the departments to
get jobs for their constituents.
NOTICE OF ELECTION
Toere will ho an election at Ched
dar School house in Cedar f'rovo
Bcijool dihtrict No. 30 on Monday, Feb.
ff \fil4, on tho question of levy mg
?h additional apodal tax of two mills
on i?il ot tin taxable property of said
<li : i in lo be u.^ed for general school
Ali voters must exhibit a regiHtra
l'i.-Dh will ci? !) ut seven a. m, and
clpse ut four p. m.
Hy order ct the, County Hoard 0.?
Education of t\ndtret?n County.
J. li riUA'?.N, !
County Supt ot Education.? 1
Jun. >x\. J tu 4. co iii
1 Mr and Ttf?%, K. N. Smith;of I "/nit*.*
Not, ?pent M ste rd,ty in Anderson
Hebert Oulpley, a well known
Creen wood business roan, was In An ,
derron yesterday for a few hours.
Condensed statement of the finan
cial condition of the BANK OF AX
DK.USOX, Anderson.* S: C., at the
clone of business January 13, 1914 as
shown by the regular report made
to the ?tate Hank Examiner.
J.ouus and Discounts . .$ 990,287.46
Bonds and Stocks. 6,850.00
Heal Estato _ _'.... 36,540.00
Cash and duo from Banks 161.395.13
Total .| J.218,954.65
Captlal Steck.$ 150,000.00
Undivided Profita" (Net).. 63,476.41
Dividends Unpaid .'. 1,786.00
Deposits, Individual 3764,871.62
Dills Payable - . 25.0OO.tf0
Total .... .$ LM9.984.6*
interest composcded quarterly oa
.The Bank fer the Corporation-the
Firm-the Individual-ta. fact for ev
er j body. Come 1a and pay tt a Vials.
THE BANK OF ANDERSON,
Anderson, S. C.
The Stroafest Baak. Ia .the .County
SAFE SOUND PROGRESSIVE
_(Continued from page 1.)
his captai and upon bis faith in tile
future of the city in which bo lived
He also assisted in promoting the An
derson Banking and Trust company
the Mattrose and Spring Hod "om- ,
pany and other similar institutions i
which have made their Bubsantinl i
contributions to t!;e upbuilding of the '
Mr Tr.????Qsend was ..* ?. j
nu mber of the city couucll and dur-1
lng hi* incuixibeney ?as Instrumental
In bringing about n'?ny changes tor
the moral and material "wcliaro of ?
Anderson. He was also a member of i
'he directors cf the board of trade at i
one time, and is now an active mem
ber of the board ct directors of thc!
Anderson County Hospital and of the
Andereon Fitting fcbool. Ho is ai
trustee of the Firet Presbyterian
church and is treasurer of the board:
of deacons of which board he lias
been a member since 189G. declining
to be elevated to the office of ruling'
elder upon the ground that he felt!
he could the better servo bis church
in the dlaconaie.
(Mr. Townsend was badly inj-'ed
l?> tba falling wal) of the Townsend
building which was destroyed by fire
on tho night of the 16th of Ostober
1913, He. was given the very beet
medical atention but somehow never
rallied from the awful shock, and de
spite every* surgical and medical ef
fort continued to decline lu health.
A? a business man Mr. Townsend
has leen far-seeing, confervative. ac
curate and scrupulously honest. There
bas been nothing in his business
methods or busineBB policy but that,
;would measure up to the most exact* ?
lng demands of honerty and inte-i
grlty. His customers Wife alway?,
been ready to rely upon his word as,
absolutely trustworthy. His employ
er's are without exception- devoted to
him and will feel keenly the loss of ai
true friend as well as a kind andi
s}-nvparbetic employer, unions by some j
miracle, as now unforseen, the grim|
progress of relentlces dissolution mayi
bo stayed and this valuable citizen!
be spared for a further usefulness]
to his country'
AFTER THE PRIZE
Abbeville Firemen Preparing fori
. ~"~ .
(The Medium) .
Jno,. L, ."VVardlaw.. who was elected
manager of the county farm some
time ago has brought proceedings be
fore the supreme,, court to require
Supervisor Stevenson to give him the
position, it seems that Mr. Wardlaw
was uclected by the board but' for
onie, reason, he was not allowed to
tak? ino position. ,He has empoyed
J. M. .Mckie;; to represent him and
the case will be heard in Columbia
on Monday. Mr. "i_A Alewine is
still m?nager of the tann. ' .
Compare, criticise, be exacting in your demand?
and still you'll find no sale to equal the one here
now. No sale, anywhere, at any time, can equal
You want to come to this clearance for the wonderful value
are offering in men's and boys' overcoats, men's shoes, shir
house coats and bath robes.
$7.50 Overcoats now $2.40
$6.00 Overcoats now $6.00
$5.00 Overcoats now $4.80
$4.00 Overcoats now $4.00
$3.50 Overcoats now $3.20
$3.00 Overcoats now $2.80
$25.00 Overcoats now $20 00
$20.00 Overcoats now $16.00
$18.00 Overcoats now $14.50
S 15.00 Overcoats now $12.00
$12.50 Overcoats now ?5 10.00
$10.00 Overcoats now $ 8.00
This Shoe Opportu nity Holds Good
$6.00Harian Shoes in vici, dull calf, patent and tan .
$5.00 Howard, & Foster in vici, dull calf patent and tan
$4.00 Howard & Foster in vicv dull calf, patent and tan
$3.50 Snow Shoes in vici, dull calf, patent and tan . .
Bah Robes, House Coats
The handsomest line of
robes and house coats
ever brought to Ander
son. Arrived most too
$1.50 Manhattans $1.15 late for holidays. For
merly $3.50 to $10, now
$1.00 Eclipse Shirts .80 $2.50 to $7.75.
In colored short bosoms
$2.00 Manhattans $1.40
"The Store with a Conscience"
d ?o1"The Most Sacred of Human
AS "The Saturday Evening Post" points
out, "The duty of a married man
without a fortune, to insure his life
is as clear and almost as urgent as his duty
to support his family while he is living."
The same tb ought is expressed in the fol-,
lowing editorial from 4'I?he Commercial
Tribune," of,Cincinnati: ?
"Life insurance was evolved for the
protection of the most sacred of human in
stitutions-the family. It has done and is
doing that work with unswerving fidelity,
and no coming tinie ean wither its strength
or the certainty that the family of the man
who insures and stays insured shall never
know the misery and degredation of a pen
, vb r V t Are you adequately and securely insur
ed with the Mutual BenefitPr-rthe Company
that put **sur(e)" in insurance by the adop
tion in 1912 of RESERVES TO COVER
ALL CONT?NoENCIES to which the
life insurance business is exposed.
ML M. MATTISON, General Agent CHAS. W. WEBB, District Agent
JOG J. TROWBRIDGE, Special Agent
ANDERSON, SOUTH CAROLINA.