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===J WHEN YOUR MIND IS ON SHOES THINK OF ^^^^^ i
THOMPSON'S BIG YEAR-END SHOE SAL?
Not a little hand-full of Job Lots to offer you, but a stock of New Fall and Winter Shoes at a Big Reduction in Prices. |a
ALL GO AX THIS SALE--NOT A F?AIR RESERVED
Get 'emt at TKorry^ Save tlte Difference 1
1915 Term Begins Jan. 4
A special discount is offered for first week. Make
arrangements now, and prepare yourself for an independ
ent career. More calls for competent help than we can
supply. Catalogue free. Write or call today.
C^rr?h^^Jj///sJ?i^s?<v6 ?nd SparUnbnrg, 8. C
Are You Ready for
Are your walls and floors clean and bright, or do
they need Some Of our paints and wallpapers to
make them a source of pride? Why not let us
brighten up your home tomorrow? Call phone 48
or see us at 113 W. Earl St.
Guest Paint Co.
"Guest Sells the Best" "We Know How"
Opp. Y? M. CA.*
Can you imagine a Christmas without
Ribbons? Here's an opportunity to
supply all your Ribbon wants at a lit
#H tlei t^st. We've got as good a stock if
not the best stock of quality Ribbons
l>v? All Colors 4 to S inch wide, f
Plain and Fancy
$1.00Ribbons... .. ..75c
7 5c Ribbons. . ... .60c
50cRibbons. . .....40c
35cRibbons. . . .27c
25c Ribbons .. .19* '
20c Ribbons. 15c
Why not make this store your Christ
You can find most everything you
Come in every time you are out shop
ping and look. " ? ,
AN EFFORT TO RAISE '
FONDS FOR BELGIANS
WILL BE LAUNCHED TODAY
IN THE CHURCHES OF THE
Contribution Envelopes Will Be
Distributed Among: the Con
In all churches of the city and sev
eral in the country an appeal will
be made today for assistance for the
distressed Belgian sufferers. Envel
opes In which donations may be plac
ed will be distributed among the con
gregations by committees appointed
for that purpose. Ti 1 ese envelopes
will be gathered by the committee
men and by them turned over to the
pastora, who will meet at the cham
ber of commerce next Friday night
and count the results of the campaign.
Yesterday some 2.000 subscription
envelopea were placed with the pas
tors of the various churches of the
city, while Sunday Behool superinten
dents bf some of the country churches
called for them.. ti is hoped that in
this way a substantial sum can be
raised for. Anderson contribution to
the South Carolina Belgian Relief
The money which will be taken in
thh? way will be added to In two oth
eri Jwaya^ A ooacert is to be given
at the residence of Judge and Mrs.
W. F. Cox next Tuesday night, the
proceeds sf which will be given tc j
the Belgian Relief Fond. The Para
mount .theatre, which had Its formal
opening yesterday, will give all of its
forenoon receipts, and 50 per cent of
thc afternoon and evening receipts to
At the meeting of the committee
having this matter in charge will be
held at the chamber of commerce next
Friday when the amount of money
money collected will be determined.
The result will be telesraphed to
headquarters of tho Belgian relief
Fund in New York city that night.
AT STAKE BY MOB
Special Grand Jury to Investigate
Lynchings During Past Week
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YMv ' AxnorUtmi Pr*??.) ,
SHP.EVEFOFrr, La., Dec 12/-Wat?
kins Lewis, a negro, acensad of con
n'iclty in the. murder of Charlea M.
Hicks, postmaster .at Sylvester, Lo.,
waa burned at ?be stake last, night hy
a mob. deapite bis protestations of in
nocence, according i tn Information se
cured today. His charred, body was
! found today bound to a tree near Syl
vester, in the sou thorn part of Caddo
Watkins Lewis waa the fifth negro
put to death by a mob In this pariah
within 10 days and the eighth in a year.
Tw,o wero lynched hast week for al
leged implication In the killing of
Hicks and the robbery of his store,
and early !ast night two others were
taken from tx deputy sheriff near
Shreveport after they ?re said to have
confessed to the killing of Cyrus
Hotchkins, an oil field worker, and
hanged. ~ i
District Judge Bell today ordered
the grand jury to meet In special ses
sion next Wednesday to investigate
Lewiss waa taken from the pariah
jail here by five men. who gained en
trance through e window and ovur
nowered the Jailer, He waa taken
from the prison tn an automobile e*
no trace of either the man or his can
tors waa found HU the Unding of his
body near Sylvester was reported. It
ls said that several hundred men par
ticipated In the lynching.
Sheriff Fournoy waa absent from
Shreveport yesterday on a hunting
Tonight conditions at Svlveste* we-*
reported quiet and no farther disord
er ls anticipated.
New Orleans Cotton
NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 12 - The cot
ton market maintained a very good,
tene.throughtjt today's session, clos
ing Arm at a net gain for the day of
7 to ? points. White Ute demand was
only moderate, lt was ?ore than the
rh.g could rmpply. * ]
Exports ?wore largo enough to at- I
tract particular attention and they, re
sult! (l in borne little buying for in
vestment. Total shipments from all
ports for the day were far in excess
ot receipts, thc total exported being
79,435 bales against 62,780 received.
Of the shipments 62,153 bales were for
foreign countries. Exports for the sea
son were 1,802, 831 bales.
Spot cotton quiet. Sales on thc spot
375 bales; , to arrive 200.
Cotton futures: January .6.95;
March 7.05: May 7.21; July 7.39;
THOSE NOT HAN
New York Cotton
NEW YORK, Dec. 12.-Cotton was
steadier today. The selling which fol
lowed the publication of the govern
ment's estimate appeared to have run
its course on the decline to about
7 l-4c for May contracts yesterday,
and prices rallied several points today
uncovering. Liverpool and Wall Street
buying, with the close steady at a net
advance of 9 to 13 points.
For the first time since the begin
ning of the season the amount of cot
ton reported on shipboard awaiting
clearance at the close of the week was
In excess of last year, und advices re
ceived from Galveston indicate that
no less than 64 steamers are schedul
ed to sall from that port during De
cember and January with cotton or
part cotton cargoes. This was taken
as pointing to a further Improvement
in the export movement which for the
past two or time weeks has been
running very nee/ the season's nor
Spot cotton quiet I middling uplands
7.30; Gulf 7.65. No sales.
Cotton fatures closed very steady.
Open high low close
January ..6.88 -
cates From . Cef
Hon J. D. Felton a
day morning that a
tion for school teacl
at the county court
January 15, 1915.
Teachers now empl
ty schools, he statec
out certificates will 1
examination. All cob
gaged in teachelng i
who hold certificat
tiens which are not
ed list of the local b
stand the examinatit
ton stated. The color
are not on the recoj
board are: Avery Nor
Hill; Harblnson Coll
field Seminary, Aiken
trial Instituto, Gree:
The hours for the
the room In the coui
will be held will be
by Superintendent F<
tails pf the exantnc
nounced; in due time,
BLANKET BATH ROBES:
with cord and tassel effect; patch pockets;
pockets; large assortment of patterns
. * $1??0
I SWEATER COATS:
wool mixed; v-ne?lc or shawl
double texture, rata proof Rain Coats; strap
1 and cemented; all sixes..l&jQt
fancy triped laundered paresis; plaited or
negligee; coat model with cuffs attached; all
sises. .t fsr 314*
lined and unlined. Kid Gloves; tn Tan. Black
and Grays .sir sixes.?U4, fUo sn*$1.00
yj?IT? FOR MEN AND YOUNG
The Strongest Lise In the Cftjr st .
$10 and $12.50 Better Ones at $15,
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With Certifi- Hil . ife
tain Institu- I iiBlBBB 6?HL
luded. TMjillll ySB^k^V
ilent of Bducn- ' t ^ ^ j[ y
special examina- l l Searchers for Real Musical abd Artistic n
PoaTlwdl?, Worth in a Player-plano, find it ia H
>red teachera en- ? . |jj
?0?^7 fn?ttttl8 This Instrument his all tba devices that ara necessary to IS
on th* reennls. Bcake a I'l?yerpiano ? human," ?ul only a lit?o practica U I?
oaV?lll6;;;;1?? nccded,oproduccar?,ticre.uhs. 1
m also, Mr. Fel- Many g?eat artists and musicians have commented on at
ed sch'olB which the perfect manner in which the Autoplauo dose ita work* . ' fa.
mized Hat of the You can convince yourself of Its artistic qualities by call
mal acbool, Char' big at our atora today to ate and htax this man thous
litaras N. and P, instrument. Jft
eguS; S*no- J-* <?* ?..?? la J?B?^.
i; 8terllng Indue- Pcjuanto to suit your oooveoleooo. jffiDg^ Jff?
ntfle, Voorheea SPf^JIO & ORGAN CO., \ j^S / -fl
115.117 * ? Main St. W I
announced later aaBssaBsssHBasassssssaasaBs?
olton. Other de- ~~ '" '' " 1 -??.'^ijt
from his office. ^J^1***"**^^
lilli 1\ Happy, Help??
. Suggestions ' Fr j>|9
?P : . HIS store-tne ^$Lp*
AVY WOOL SWEATERS: SUSPENDERS:
coiiar; all colors, and sises.. . .fUM i|Nlc or silk webt ?mt op Ia a. hand so ate 1
MBINAT?ON SETS: r ,,nir
ding of ono hemstitched colored border JJ A MnirTF04^14117 t?Q*
landkerchlef; ?and one silk fuurTln-hand ITrAI^sVaXa^\SwITlJ-ro.
ll colon,; price.&0e plain white cambric; hemstltche<:
MBINATION SETS: 8lze: urlce812 12* 8 $ *j
ting of one pair full-fashioned silk rox t\3t?/~y>M/'\\TT7 A O
cordion silk sox, and one knitted s:ik WIlii^rvWCJ\t\:
n-hand tie; all colors, price ....?UM) ;nlk four-in-hand ties: large assort,
MBINATION SETS: r?'?:^.^,^^?!
Ung of one pair silk Unie suspenders and
uble Web garters ; prices .. We and 31.00 DRESS SHIRTS*
I white laundered plaited bosom; coat style; }
ting of one pair silk Cable Web garters With cuffs attached; all sises; 8 f
rm bands; price.ide each.
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i MEN OVERCOATS IN ALL SIZES
All of the Latent Wc pres and Patt Jrns at from
$20, $25 $7.50 to $18.00
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lil i sizes, $4, $4.50 and $S
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