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VOL. 1. NO. 1.
Weekljr, K t WUhe4 1860;Doily, Jan. 18, 1914.
ANDERSON, S. C. TUESDAY MORNING, JAN. 13, 1914.
PRICE FIVE CENTS. $5.00 PEF ANNUM.
Pleasant Occasion at
The First Baptist
Feature of Meeting was Report
of Secretary; Elegant Supper
Served by Ladies of the
The 3?th annual convention of the
South Carolina Interdenominational
Sunday School association will be
opened officially at 10 o'clock thia
morning at the First Baptist church.
But the premier meeting of the as
sociation iwa8 held at the same church
last night in the dining hall, where
the members of the executive com
mittee met The feature of the meet
ing teas the. annuel report of Hiss
Grace w\ Van diver, the secretary.
The annual banquet served by the
association to the executive commit
tee, was' declared by Mis? Vandiver
to have been the finest thing of its
kind In the history of the association.
Members of the committee Joined
with her In complimenting the la
dies church society that served ?l?
elegant Bupper. Rev. Walter I. Her
bert wts the toast master. Covers,
were laid for r>0. Among those pr?s- |
ent were observed:.. Rev. J. B.
Green, pastor of the.First Presbyte
rian church at Greenwood; Col. Jno.
D. - Cappelmann of- Charleston; Mr.
E. M. Peoples of Hampton; Mr. S. W.
Smith of Marlon; Prot. W. 8. Morri
son of Clerason; Rev. G. Pierce Wat*
uon pf Walterboro, ? former pastor of
the Methodist chprch in Anderson;
Mr. J. F. Tolbert or Uturens; Mr.]
W. A. Matthews'of Central- *.*J. h.
Oulnby of Granlteville, one of the
leaders In the movement for civic
rlghteoaaae$? Jrr South Carolina; Hon.
J. E. V.'annainaker, of St Matthews,
a life trustee of Cienison. College;
firv. w. h. k: -F**4ieto?>; ?* ?**>r**j*"
burg; Dr. F. MrSfU-ifbe Ot Union;
Hon. J. P. MeNeM of Florence; Mr.
J. F. Epting of ' Newberry-and Mr.
Paul Quattlebaum of Conway.
Dr. Jno. F. Vines made a splendid
talk on "The Gathering of the Hosts'*
and made all the visitors feel'thor
Mr. Pendletoh spoke of "Suinter to
ASderso'"-", s*?d CoL ' C^wpel?nn,nn
-The Convention City1."
Other subjects were "Our Guests"
by Mr. McNeill; "Our Field" by Mr. |
Mr. J. C. Carman of Denver, Col..
. Mrs.. Mkry Bryner of Chicago and
Mr1. J. Cleve Durham of Chicago,
made brief talks.
The president of the Sunday Schoo',
association is Rev. Walter I. Her
bert of Sumter, who cornea of the j
splendid Herbert family of the South
Carolina Conference. His venerated
father was one of the best loved men
in all tho length and breadth of the
State, and his mother waa a saint on
narth There ?.**?? thref? hro|h?rn in
the ministry, all men of pover and
The list of delegates as arranged j
up to last, night Is published in The
Intelligencer this morning. The local ,
C??Multt?? ha* w?? the usual amount j
of embarrassment because of chang
es. Some of these changes ca?sod j
amusing mistakes and some were not j
bo funny after all. The visitors are
requested to register. proc;"4>tly at the I
V. M. C.A. today and to assist the !
local committee In every way.
Miss Vandiver*? report is publish- |
ed in r?i11 nn na?it 3t.
The official progrsci of the conven
tion, wl1l.be delivered today. There
was some delay la gett&g cats from
the engraver , in Chicago.
The headquarters of the delegates
will be the Y. M. C. A. Secretary
Burnett has a competent clerical
force at work under the direction of
Mr. C. Eugene Trlbble and Mr.
L. Rice. Misa Vance of the busin?
office of Th? Intelligencer and
Harrison, the existant to the
tary jf the Chamber of Cor
- v ' [ r. .
Miss Vandiver bas glrsn Andersen
. WBtte "send oft" In her monthly pub
lication, The Sout? Carolina School
Promotor. This magasine la pro
fusely illustrated with cuts of An
derson and Anderson people.
The official badge r>f the convent
Is very attractive. The Palm?
tree Is displayed. conspicuously,
only short coming is ?hat It dees
bear Bill Krits?y*a slogan, "Is
erybody Happyr* For everybed
surely is, this week.
Hon. John D. Cappel mann
Oha-, lesion, who ?poke at the me
lng last night ,1s perhaps the
layman of the Lutheran chu?
this State. Uc Va distir
lawyer In Charleston and
Mexican Benefit Responsible for
the Terrible Tunnel
(By Associated Press)
El Paso, Tex., Feb. 10.?A dispatch
to*the Times from a staff correspon
dent st Cumbre tonight carries the
report that Maximo Castillo, the ban
dit held responsible for the Cumbre
tunnel disaster, and the remainder
of his band have been captured.
The capture is said to have been
made at Gabalin ranch, a few miles
east of Pearson. The report adds
that the prisoners will be taken to
Will Be Given
(By Associated Press)
Juarez, Mex., Feb. 10.?In the ab
sence cf official dispatches, Gen.
Francisco Villa tonight said he hoped
the newspaper report of the capture
of the bandit Castillo was correct.
If It proved true, he said, he would
bring the prisoners to Juarez and
have the mpubllcly executed.
Every American and every Mexican
will be Invited to attend the execu
tion, he said. I feel a great respon
sibility because I have given Ameri
cana my promise that they would be
protected. Having failed In thia par
ticular Instance, I want to vindicate
myself by wiping out the bandits
who slaughtered forty-one persons.
FAILS TO PASS!
Effort Made to Stopj
Filibuster in the
Proposed Measure to Co-ordinate ]
University and College for
Women b Meeting With
No Bodies Were Found
In the Burned Train
(By Associated Press)
Cumbre, Chihuahua, Max., Feb. 10
?Working from, the south end of
Cumbre tunnel today exuplorers tra
versed the length of the burned pas
songer train, but no bodies wer
efcund, ?? the wreck Itself is buried
in earth. Fragments of bones were
. A powder pun* intact in its metal
boxe, a purse and the .clasp of a Isr
ael1ottsJ^JbSUsved to have been the
property "of-?ra. Lee Carruth were
found, as were'also other articles.
';. Tkd.'north portals are still behind
amoke. Guards have benu placed at
both portals to prevent hysterical
persons to enter in search of rela
bashed to Death By
Jump from Skyscraper
(By Associated Press.)
Kansas City, Mb., Feb. 10.??Miss
Bina Zimmerman, a stenographer 32
years.old, today leaped from thereof
of a fifteen-story building in the re
I tall district and was dashed to
death. MSss Zimmerman's friends
could give no reason for despondency
i her part.
Mr. and Mrs. Zimmerman, the
girls parents, committed suicide. The
mother hanged herself'and. the father
orator on the occasion of the semi
centennial of his almamater, Newber
! ry College. He Is one of the strong
1 men of Cbarlvsioa.
The Rev.- W. H. K. Pendleton -of
^partanburg, chairman of the execu
tive committee, is rector of the Epis
copal church of Spartanburg, and one
regardless of denomination.
Columbia, Feb. 10.?The house this
morning by a vote of 5S to 44 refused
to adopt a new rule which would put
an end thia session to filibustering
by providing that only one motion
to adjourn or recede from business
could be made af'er the previous
question was ordered. The adoption
of the. rule required a two-thirds vote
in its favor, which was not forth
coming, after the rule had been de
bated for nearlv two linnrt;
The bouse at noon opened the de
bate on the Lumpkin joint resolution
to allow the co-ordination of the col
lege for women with the University of
South Carolina. Although the joint
resolution propos?s giving the state
property valued at $250,000,. after a
fund of one hundred thousand. has
been raised to pay off Its bonded in
debtedness, it is being strongly op-|
posed by representatives of Winthrop |
- The opposition to the co-ordination
of the college and the university has
developed into such proportions that
there'is serious doubt of the passage
of the resolution. The advocates of
the co-ordination of the two institu
tions hold that by passing the joint
resolution or the state will take a big
step toward 'affording the women of
Soutlr Carolina an opportunity to gain
"ducatlon which they have
' fi bounds of-^he^stsji '
to dMa^-UHSar^ present ceannonat
^Ph? house, took'-a recess until 8|
Q*?!oc* tonight while the joint *-esclu
.i_;_? -? - -_
tivru irwi Uliuci . ulnLUSWUU.
CemmiUee to Atlanta
The house agreed, this morning to j
send a commltteee to Atlanta on Feb
ruary 13 and 14 consisting of the]
speak?r of the house and the presi
dent of the senate and two members |
of eac h body to urge that one of the
regional bahka be locatd In Colom-j
Proceedings la Senate
The senate today parsed to third
readldg the antt-Japanse bill. There
was no opposition to Its passage. The
senate also agreed on the bill allow
ing sheriffs to accept passes on rail
roads. The indlcatioub are the sen
ate will pass the Fortner bill pro
hibiting. White people from teaching
in negro schools after Charleston
county has been exempted. The sen
ate rcC?lVcu n H??5??g6 ?r???? tii? gOV
eronr urging the passage of the bill
Lumpkin Hesolntier. K51!cd
At the night session oy a vote of|
68 to 80 the house killed the Lump
kin joint resolution proposing the]
the transfer of the college for wom
en to the university of South Caro-1
Una for the htaher education'of wom-j
Sir, Paul Quattlebaum of Con way,
one of the speakers last night. Is a
member of the ubiquitous family of
that name, and he is said by many
to be one or tbe best of the name,
l and that is "going some," for all of
j the Quattlahaurza are splendid men,
I in the church and In every day life.
Mr. Paul Quattlebaum fc? cut off In
lope corner ht the State, the very far
.corner from Anderson, but he Is a
raa? whose light cannot be hid under
a bushel and name day he will come
to the top.
.Another -piriii!id n from ine Feu
Dee rectlon of the State is Hon. J. P.
I McNeill of Florence, a man who cor
have any honor at the hands of the
people of his county. He ia a man
I of splendid moral fibre.
o'clock Thursday and will go
The house adjourned until
SUICIDE IN ROCK HILL
( apt. Weiler of National Gnaid sad
(By Associated Press)
Rocfc Hlil. 3., C, Fob. 10<?Capt J.j
J. Weiler? a member of the South
Carolina National Guard, committed!
suicide here today by shooting him
self. He was a member of the public I
works' commission and came - here]
rrom North Csrciioa. No cause in;
known for the deed.
The?; t* ?rultt of Martin townshSp, ]
was am)ig the business -/Utters to;
the *fty, yesterday.
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Where the Convention i* Being Entertained. This
Nearly 1,300 Mambift
FORGED ?O PAY
Physician Gets Severe
Grilling on the Wit
Dr. Stunden Takes. Her Accuser
In Hand and Forces Admis
sion that He Knows Noth
ing of SHuation
Columbia, Feb. 10.?-Sr. Eleanor B.
Saunders, the young Woman phyBl
clan against whom Chargen bave been
filed by assistant physicians, the
board of regents' and the Governor
of South Carolina, this afternoon put
Dr. T. R Caroqtbers of Rock Hill,
the chairman Of the board of regents,
through a severe grilling on the wit
The young woman .who has been
so v!c!cu?Iy attssked by a!! cesser
ed, won the admiration of the large
number of spectators by her brilliant
cross examination of the witness.
She trapped him on many questions
and he was forced ? to admit that he
knew nothing definite concerning
hcf work. She, by he? siralgutfoT
ward questions, forced him to pay a
high tribute to her moral character
and her ability as a physician. She
broke down all of hist insinuations
and proved to the legislative com
mittee that Dr. Carouth?rs voted for
a resolution condemning] her when as
a matter of fact ' he know nothing
definite to substantiate \ tho charges
that bad been made in the resolution.
Tbe young woman displayed her
i great knowledge of medicine to the
utter discomfort ?DrSCarouthers,
whose IgnorasspJ^wSnedtcal matters
she displayed prominently before the
committee. Tbaffip^o^ltre bi$esU
f?a'o?ov?ment to oustiier^aa natif
evident by . the young 4vomsp In her
Dr. Carouthers was ott tbe stand
all the afternoon and the feature of
'bis testimony was bis lack of knowl
edge of affairs at tbe hospital.
YACHT WARRIOR /
DRIVEN ON BEACH
Radiojrarn^ Received Indicates
Grave ">?n|ci w Pfaamfg
(By Associated Press)
New Orleans, Feb. 10.?Frederick
W. Vanderbilt's yacht Warrior, which
went ashore off the coast of Colom
bia several days ago., la being drivi
further onto the beach by a hurricane,
according to a radiogram received
here this afternoon by the United
Fruit's wireless station. It said:
"A tug was sent from Kingston, but
was unable to get the Warrior off.
"The yacht Warrior was left alone
with a hurricane blowing and was
being driven onto tbe beach only one
ship's length distant, now likely go
hard ashore any time. Only, three
feet of water on starboard."
According to recent reports all of
the Warrior's crew had been taken
off except ten men, but nothing con
cerning the remaining ten was learn
ed. Mr. and Mrs. Vanderbilt i and
their guests, tbe Duke and Duchess of
Manchester and Lord Falconer were
reached by the United PTO.it steamer
Almlraute which recently sailed for
READY TO CONSULT
i At Work o? ?mi-irex LegUi.tr
(By Associated Press.)
Washington, Feb. 10.?Having de
liberated several weeks on the anti
trust legislative program as suggest
ed by President Wilson, members of
I the Senate interstate commerce ccm
ratttee today are ready to consult the
President with regard _ to proposed
amendments to tentative bills, and
l a conf?rence baa been arranged at
I the White House for tomorrow.
Republican senators on the commit
tee who have auggested amendments
to the interstate trade commission
bill and the measures to supplement
the Sherman act, have been urged
to Join with the democrats ia this
conference. It is the purpose of the
administration leaders to keep the
; trosi question est of a parsy e*ocu*
' If possible, and to this end the re
publicans continually are being urg
ed to participate in the framing of
I the nuis in commit ice.
Aside from communicating their
own ideas to the Preside.it, as to
ter-stive bills, the member* of the
I committee desire also to get further
I fluggesttona from the ohtet executive.
British Officials May
Make Clear Siutation
Owners of Nantocket Ask Aid of]
FOR A BETTER
Sir Lionel Calden, Retiring
British Minister to Mexi
co Expected to Visit the
(By Associated Press.)
Norfolk, Vu., Feh. 10.?-Limitation
of liability In the collision of the
steamers Nantucket and Monroe off
the Virginia coast lo rsked by the I
Merchants' & Miners' Company, own
ers of the Nantucket, in a petition
tiled in United 8tM#a court here to
day. Suit for ll.OOO.OOO libel for
damage to the Monroe which was
sunk with a loss of forty-one lives, Is
pending against the Merchants' ft
In its petition the Merchants' ft
Miners' Company denier responsibil
ity for the collision, but offers to
surrender the Nantucket for the
benefit of creditors in case libel
charges are upheld.. Vigorous coun
ter charges against the Old Dominion
Company, owners of the Monroe, are
also contained in the petition. The
manner in which the bow of the Nan
tucket was wrenched to starboard,
the petition declares. Is evidence that
the Monroe waa moving, rapidly when
the vessels struck. Improper and
illegal handling of the Monroe Just
prior to the accident is alleged.
Widow Malm Clair?
For Loss of Husband I
(By Associated .Press.)
. Norfolk. Feb. 10.?Mrs. Nellie F.
! Ray, widow of James, F. Ray of New
concerning recent events in Mexico I Jersey, who perished when the Old
city that Is not known by America*? 1 Dominion Hn?r Moa*? **as lost at
Chargo OThaughnessy because of '
the latter's peculiar diplomatic
More important lav its results than
Sir Lionel's visit are expected to
be conf?rencesI "which Mr. Hohler l?
holding with various officials in
(By Associated Press)
Washington, Feb. 10.?With Thora
i ai B. Hobler, secretary of the British
legation in Mexico City, now in
Washington, and Sir Lionel Carden,
I the retiring British minister to Moxt
I co, about to visit tbe city, it Is be
jlleved here that all concerned will
understand hereafter the British
government's intention to be guided
by developments in the Amrefees pol
lev tnwsrd Mexico.
Sir Lionel Cordon's visit is expect
ed by his friends to clear up misap
prehension as to his attitude towards
the Huerta government, and it is
suggested, too, that can tell much
sea Jan. 30, and-who .herself narrow
ly escaped with her life, today
brought suit in the State coure hero
against the Merchants' ft Miners'
Transportation Company,1 claiming ]
35U.O0Q damages for the loss of her
busband. Death* claims- in Virginia
Washington. The* British diplomat i are limited to $10,000. This actum is
has bad it Impressed on him that any ( based on the fact that, tho accident
settlement of. tbe Mexican trouble is ! occurred at sea. The Merchant!' ft
barred that doea not involve the ( Miners' will seek to collect the Ray
complete elimination or Gen. Huerta 1 claim in tbe federal coart procoed
as a factor in Mexican politics, and lings in which limited liability was ]
fhe will* carry news to Mexico City lacked today. i
when he goes there in tho next. week:
[ or ton days
Shad?eford Measure To Senate
(By Associated Press.)
Washington, Feb. 10.?The Shackle
ford good roads' bill today was pass
ed by the bouse, 282 to 42.
* Tbe Mil, which new goes to tho . ,
Senate, appropriates ?25.?O0.0?? in fee'l fcwer eastarn Canada au* parts of
divided ?6.Y 00 to each State, and the T '
IMetalty Severe !? Central and ??or-1
New ?ork\ Feb. iO.?An earth??
lasting from fifteen to thirty seconds
end disturbing particularly what arc
geologically known as the Devonian
and Silurian sections ?T the north
eastern parts of the United States,'
took place shortly after 1:30 o'clock
6m., today. It was especially severe
tho central and northern parts of
New York state. Virtually all of New
York state, including the citr, felt the
hock, and New England generally,
remainder among the States on the
basis of population and th? number
of miles of postroads. Bach State
must co-operate by appropriating a
dollar for every dollar furnished by
the federal government.
Representative He inn of Alabama,
urged passage of the bill.'
"What the farmer needs," he Bald,
"is a quick and easy access to the
markets of the country ?w?d this rv>n
gresB can engage in no,better work
thai that of aiding the building of
good road? in various sections of tho
United States. I want to see the
time when our friends from the north,
the east and the west, can come in
their automobile? ?vwo Into - the
heart of Dixie, the garden spot of
New Jersey and easteru Pensylvasia
were shaken, f reinnrr, were recorded
as far south as Washington and as far
west as St Louis.
Transformers Are To Be Carried
Out to nttfe-nan Shoals
In- a new French submarine the
[same power Is used to drive tho boat
Wucii ?ubiu?irfe??? ?
ing on the surface of the water
- A car load of transformers arrived
In Anderson yesterday for tho. Port
man Shoals power plant and will to
day be carried -.oat to the plant for
early Installation. The machinery
arriving yesterday consisted of four
The local manager of the light and
power company said that his peoplo
were making splendid progress with
the work they were doing and that
a. he able to remue
S'full time in furnishing power.
REV. W. H. K. PENDLE TON, Spartanhnrg
Chftirffffso ' Bllogttthfc Cetnxts?stea
Council By One Vota
Decided the Matter
Finally j, 1
The Council Adopted the Amend
ed Contract Laat Night Which
Asked for in r
December ' i
After discussing the question, pro
and con, for well over an hour and
'hearing the expressions of opinions
and these opinions reiterated by the
city attorneys, the city council last '
night granted the new franchise to
the Southern Public Utilities Com
pany. Anderson people are already
very familiar, with this franchise and
Its clauses. The question had been
discussed,at council meetings on sev
eral occafelona ?nd onn frar.?hUn ha?t
already been granted. This franchise
however, according to the , power
company, was not correct, since there
were three words to be changed. In
section three the wording relative to
the type of hydrant was changed
and in aectlon seven a change, was'.
made in chartes as to the amount
, consumed. The question of granting
the franchise last night was vigo
rously discussed. Certain aldermen ;
took the position tnat the franchise
could not be granted at this meeting,
pr??id?d Say u??u?u?r of COttuvli
Alderman Farmer moved that the
rules be suspended and the right glV- *
en council tu grant the fran?aise.
Aldermpn ?Dimere wrc opposed tot
and Alderman Spearman wanted, a ?
-ropoatttot*. made by another party
ivestigated before council took ac
tion. Alderman MteCluro was 'at-the
a taotlftft'^bou'd Le
cil the right to repeal "the' ..
quiring the unanimous vote of Coun
cil to grant a franchise. .This mo
tion was made and resulted in. a tlo
vote, Aldermen Blmore, MoClure snd
Spearman voting against the measure
.and Aldermen Carter, Farmer antl
Fouche vot?ng for it. The deciding
vota was cast by Mayor Hollemau In
favor of the motion.
. Mr. Blmore made - s. motion that '
fectlve it must be submitted to &
vote, of the people. He wia seconded
by Alderman McCluro add a vot^o -
taken, Aldermen Blmore, McClure
and Spearman voting for it wiht
Aldermen Carter, Farmer arid Fouche
against. The. deciding vote was cast
by Mayor Holleman against the mo
The question of granting; the fran
chise was then taken up and Alder
mas Farmer sored tnat tu? franchise '
be granted. On a vote Aldermen
McClure; Spearman and Blmore voted '
against it, Alderman Carter, Fouche
and Farmer voting for It. The de
ciding vote was cast by Mayor Holle
man who voted that the franchise be
The franchise as it now stands Is
the one which the company asked foe
and was given in December, with the
exception of the changes above noted.
VVThlle the rnnnrll Ht.? ==. zz^ct zi
the company a direct promise to put
In first class hydrants with steamer -.
connections, It Is stated that the *"
contract as now worded will permit
thts to be done.
TO CROSS OCEAN
A vi? tor Predicts saccsis 5?
t sr Weather Conditions are v
- .. "
(By Arsociatedl Press.)
New York, Feb. 10.?Oleun H. Cur
tis, the American aviator, predicted
on his return from Europe today that"
the proposed twenty-four hour 'flight
serosa the Atlantic during the coming
summer will be successful if the.
^Wiltcj conditions are favorable. Mr.
Curtis came hack to supervise th?
construction for Mr. Rodman Wans
maker for the flying boat in which
the attempt will be made.
"In my opinion," he saldv"this new*
flying machine, which is Jarjper than
anything we have attempted, will
make the 1,600 mile flight front 8t?
John's, N. F., tu the Irish coast at
the rate of seventy, miles an hoar
Without a atop. The machine will be
able to carry enough gasoline ?or the
long trip and .will bora from fifteen
to twenty galions an boar;.'
"The nesteinachine Will e*?rry
least two men. I ahull not ' sis**'.**
U1p myself, a? ? do
I know enough abov' i -
Jo the trick. It should be a navy
flier, who takes che* of the to