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lucMUty, January 19, 1918.
CHES DAVIS MUSICAL COMEDY CO.
AT THE PALMETTO ALL THIS WEEK
The mott attractive chorus that ever came in An
derson-Six of the bett looking girls The Palmet
to hat ever had. This it a strong statement, but it
it a true one. This chorus make? ringt around any
thing yet teen here.
An Added Attraction!
Every d?y this week The Imperial Quar
tette with all the Latest Song Hits In
stantly On Tap.
I guarantee that this Show will measure up to
your highest ideals-That it will be absolutely
clean and high-toned throughout--Pinkston.
Rain or Shine, Mud or Paved Streets, Come to The Palmetto and Give Your
Troubles the Dodge
We do not fear the
man who sells coal
cheaper - than we
can? However if
we had to meet a
could sell a better
coal we would
grow quite thin
J. M. MeCowa't Grocery
Oraasea..Mo, M Ki? too
Apple*, par peck... ... .....40c
Raiain*. 2 lb?..26c
Nut* per lb.'...??So
BaaacM.?5 as? 23s
Craaberrtec ... ?.10o Qt
Prune*, 2 lb?... ... ....2So
Citron, per lb.... . ...20o
National BUoult Co.'* Fruit Cake
: at per pound... ... .... ..60o
J. M. McCOWN i
GENERAL ROBT. E. LEE
WILL BE GENERALLY OB
SERVED IN THIS CITY
DINNER TO VETS
Exercises Witt Be Held el Ander
son College This Morn
The 108th anniversary of th?
birth of Robert Edward Loe.
hero of the Confederacy and Idol ot
the Benth, will be commemorated tn
Anderson today In. a manner altogeth
er fitting to the occasion.
The annual dinner to the survivors
In Anderson of that memorable strug
gle, which ls given by Robert E. Lee
chapter. U. D. C., will be tendered the
old veterans, at 12:^0 o'clock tn the.
vacant store room two doors west of
tho establishment of G. P. Tolly &
Bon. All \ptorans of the local camp
and all .visiting veterans are cordially
Invited to tho dinner.
At Anderson College.
At 10 o'clock this morning, In the
auditorium of the Anderson College,
students and teachers of the Institu
tion will assemble for the purpose of
honoring the memory of Gen. Lee.
The prograss ?tl! ' tpdlade soags by
the Klee club, talks by Dr. Klnard
and Prot Faithful an? a recitation by
BS ss 'Wakefield, rho general public
and especially veterans ot. the Civil
War are cordially invited to attend the
?Yk- '? Baaks to Close.
The banks of the city and the Car
negie library will be closed today out
nf respect to the memory of the great
Southerner whose memory ts honored
? ? -T
i MILLS CO.
First Photograph of Mi
This ia tho first photograph of the
roung atikoda of Japan since hts
government declared war on Oer
MORE THAU GOVERNORS
tttomey for Western Railroads
Compares Salaries ai Locomo
tive Drivers with Pay of
thy Associated Pt?**.)
CHICAGO*. Jan. 18.--Governors of
even- 8tater -could make more money
n a* locomotive cab on some western
all way rune than they now receive aa
h let executives, according to the
tatement today of James M. Sheean,
t tor ney for western. railroads whose
ingineers, firemen and hostlers ere
lemandlng higher wages ead better
LOUTS, tn outlining the railroad side of
he case ot the board of arbitration,
?reecfttetien pt evidence for the men
ras begun November 30 nod com
Sheean declared the annual salaries
t the governors were smaller than
rages received by some of . the "loco
motive engineers of western railroads
rho ask increases* which be said,
ooid amount to *10,01HMW a year.
"Of the 6,000 men whose wages fAV
ie entire year to Jua?* So. lvl3? .wfflj
e shawn," Sheean continued, "there
i a mittmum oM3.725.SD for passen
ir engineers: 13SM2.3C for freist cn
laeers; Sl.T5t.S0 for pessengeft4fa*
en, and $t.*rvVl*^fc-r freight fire
ten. Against these mufmumt the
?vemors of seven States receive ?3,
)0 a year or less, whit? those of seven
Iber States receive 14.000 or only
lightly above the engineer?' maxK
On the question of the roads' nhltl
' to meet the added cost in latest
ananda ot the men. Shccsas pointed
it that the western roads lu recent
?ara had experienced Immense t?s
* to ant revenues, income dividends
id surplus, in which situation they
ere now raced by demanda of 64.
10 men, which, he said, wonk* add
4,000,000 to expenses.
jkado Since War Began.
many. . He has
waa his father tn
as active tn en
atd marines as
war with Fus
IS KANDSOF WILSON
I Sets Asian Three Hoars Friday to
Hear Those Who Are
For Or Against
WASHINGTON. Jan. l&rr-President
Wilson today received ' the Immigra*
lion bill as paas?d^gf^air*?* and,
yielding to appeah^^^artrigs, set
aside three hours next Friday to
give ear to those who would urge hun
to approve or veto the measure.
The bill went to the White Honsel
with the restrictive literacy test for j
ad misson of sileas unamended, de
spite frequent declarations by the]
pr?sident'that be did not favor thia
form ot restriction. -; What the presi
dent proposes to do still fs problema
tical but the fact, that he has grant
ed hearings has aroused the hopes ot
champions ot tho measure that he
will not vetto the bill.
presidential veto in bath bouses by
necessary two-thirds majority,
"en President Taft vetoed a
"measure it wa? -repareed by
than'two-thirds majority tn tag
and fell ?d by only a taw votes
in the house. . .,
Should the presld
bill wr.hout approval
leaders are fearful ~
used to farther delay progrcaa on the
shipping bil! by Republicans who j I
oppose the latter. v .'.
Among those who have nabed the
president to hear them against the
bill are delegations beaded by Louis
Marshall, ot New York, and Repre
sentatives Sebaib.*of Chicago; Gold
fogle, of New York, and Galilean, ot
Boaton. Trank Morrison. secretary
of the American Federation of labor,
S*yr, committee from that organlsa
av and representatives of varions 1
ratriotle eooJeties will appear la favor a
et th? moaners, ;)?MBTO ti
CONFERENCE ON GRAIN
RATES IS TO BE HEU
IN COLUMBIA EARLY NEXT
MONTH BETWEEN VAR
BIG GRAIN CROP
j Sob jed of Adequate Facilities For
Marketing Crop Wal Come
Up For Discussion.
A conference, will be bold in Co
lumbia about February 5 between
Prot. W. W. Long. SUte Agent of the
Farmers Co-operative Demonstration
Work, with headquarters at Clemson
College; Porter A. Whaley, secretary
of the local Chamber of Commerce;'
officials of the bureau of markets, na
tional department of agriculture: re
presentatives ot the State Bankers'
Association; representatives of the
State Commercial Secretaries Associa?
Uon and traffic officials of the various
railroads operating tn the State.. with
reference to the question of market?
lng the incoming grain crop of South
dina, the acreage of which is con
irvatlvely estimated at 600,000
Mr. Whaley has written Charles J.
?Shannon, Jr.. of Camden, president
sf the State Banker's Association, ask
ig him to appoint delegates to this
iference. It is the Intention of
toss interested ht the conference to
before ?ae State railroad com m la
iton and ask that freight rates on
be rectified and established I
?along the following lines :
(a) More reasonable and favorable |
Ura-stat* freight rectos.
(b) New adjustment and estabiiau
?cnt ot interstate freight rates from I
te state to northern, western andi
(c) Stoppage in transit cleaning In |
isit and miling transit rates.
(d) Certain commodity rates.
The getting of these rates will be
_ely a matter of form, but it ls
sztremenly important if the immense
crop of the state ls to be prop
rty handled. It will take 60 days to
ret proper Interstate rates, but not so
kong for state rates.
bet . Davis Makes Gox>oV-.The
Mtnucal CcHnedy at the Pal
metto Score #t$?
iotwltbfitandlng the very Inclement
reuther yesterday . af tsrnog,. , whet^
the curtain arose on the opening
ie ot th? musical farce put on by
isa Davis and bte troupe of actors,
lingers and chorus girls there waa a
lfortably well filled house.
To begin with, Mr. Ches Davie la a
mack faced comedian ot no mean
ability; he shows very plainly thai he
studied the African, and knows
tba well; bte dialect, bte manner
his entire work denotes almost
tadtSon lu depicting the reguter,
day negro as he exists thtoegh
?ut tbs south. .To watch this man
td listen lo bte witty osytaMma?
minutes, is to dispel the gloom
a*d b> this continued snisy
ither. Chea Davis aa' the negro
es toragy afternoon, was a
cure for the blues. '
The Acting, singing, costumes and
looks ci the chorus was ?way
3vc tb# ^ffetege; and the leading
waa prdtty and vivacious, and
good singer. # .
The Imperial Quartette was one ot
rsry bee?. lea^Vesv 4f not the fea
of the show; they all bad exesl
vMces which showed cultivation;
barmonled together beautifully,
tliey sang with auch ease that lt
to br n pleasure to them to
lng; and they were liberal in re
ponding to the continued applause.
Taken alt te ail-Ur. Plakaten bas
iaoe;hamself proud la bringing to
ladersen a Musical Comedy Co.; ot
ucla shinty aa tate one, and it de
arree the patronage vt the people,
tere was not a amnuy Joke, nor
eythng suggest rye throughout the en
SENECA, Jan. 16.-Mrs. oT C. Pat
tenon la on a visit to ber children in
Mrs. Dr. Cray ot Anderson visited
her sister, Mrs. W. K. Livingston, here,
and attended the Hunter-J ones wed
ding this week.
Mrs. Jule Moore of Friendship wa
shopping in Seneca Wednesday
Mr. and Mrs. D. F. Taylor ot Cal
houn were shoppng In Seneca on
day this week.
Mr. J. L. Smith of Pendleton, R. F.
D. 4.. was In Seneca Thursday.
Miss Rosa Mae Wilson, after
short visit to friends in .the Bounty
Land section has returned to her
home in Andreson.
Mr. R. W. Powell, who' lives near
the High Bridge has gone to Anderson
for an extended visit to relatives,
Mrs. C. L. G. El rod. who lives near
the Adama Crossing has return'
from a visit to her sister, Mrs. J. H.
South, of Andeason.
Mr. Will Thomson, who has been
visiting his brother. Dr. D. P.
Thomson, returned to 2><e home near
Mrs. Osborn, wife of Mr. Rich Os
born, who lives on the Dr. Cherry
old place, one mild below here, died
Friday of typhoid fever.
Mrs. B. P. Reid, who has been on an
extended visit to her daughter, Mrs.
Wiley, ot Beauford will return Sun
A Game of Basket Ball.
Th? basket ball teams of the Sene
ca High School and the Keowee High
School played a - match . game at
Seneca, Saturday afternoon.
Mr. J. P.: Right went to Clerissa
College Friday on husmeas.. He. is
punning to enter the dairy business
on the new co-operative scheme that
the college ls offering to the ferme
of this section.
Miss Gussie Cunningham,
teaches the Bounty Land school
spending the week-end with hi
cousin, Mrs. I. E. Wallace.
Miss Kittie Sleigh was called home
Friday on account of the serious, ill
ness ot her mother.
Miss Miriam Jennings left Fri
for Baltimore, to undergo a au:
Ches Davis M
"A Night Will
: A very clever mantes! fa
"This is undoubtedly
have yet shown at the 1
Quartette ls tho beat qua
son this Fall." "Pinks
show you ever had? th
quartette is well worth
ls the very heat ever/' ai
like these were heard ye
"THE PA?SIW8 OF TH
Ti. B, Wednesday n?g?
win ?inf any seng-, new
quested. Leave requests
COUNTY HOME TAXED
ALMOST TO 1HE LIMIT
SUPERVISOR klNG ALARMED
OVER LARGE NUMBER OF
W O N' T ACT
On Any More Applications Until
New Board of Commissioners
Has Been Sworn In.
"Tho County Home ls now full al
most to'the limit, and if we have
many more applicants this winter I
don't know wn?t in this world we will
do with them," said County Supervisor
J. Mack King yesterday in speaking
oft the large number of applications
tor admlsson to the houts which had
come to hun lately.
Last week there were six appl'rn
I tiona for admission to the County
: Homo, and yesterday forenoon Mr.
King bad three more applicants. The
home cannot acoomodate more than
60 people, and already there are about
55 inmates, declared Mr. King.
"I am not going to . act on any
[ more applications until the new board
[of commissioner j 1? ?worn ia', "said
, King." As you know, an appli
cant for edmissiou to th? home must
bring a petition shined by taxpayers
who are. familiar with conditions un
der which the applicant ia living. The
supervisor then considers the peti
tion and decides whether thc . appli
cant should be admitted to the coun
ty erne. Mr. King says he prefers to
ha\o the entire board act on peti
You can get the news while ita new
tn The Morning Dally Intr.llgeneer.
li the Cabaret" g
ree, wtia plenty of music SB
oetedv. I I
the very best ohow you BBB!
Palmetto." -The Imperial fl ?
rtetto shewing in Ander- j Sj
ton', you've got the best' SH K
la ween" "Say, thai I
the price, I sm coming |
"T'h?t ?'Es?f Odi??n^aa WS S ;.
id many other comments fi
st*rd*y a. the crowd le?,?
OR TODAY ?1
ro HtCBS**-A two reel ;' US?
it the Imperial Ouartette jj
at the box efflce. ?1