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ACTION OF GREENWOOD
COUNTY BOARD OF CAN
Town of Cayce Shocked by Dy
Capital City News.
Kpcriai to Tba InUlll*ene*r.
COLUMBIA, Jan. 27.-The State
board of canvassers this afternoon
unanimously reversed the action of j
the Greenwood County board andi
declared that the new county of Mc
Duffle, formed out of portions of)
Greenwood, Edgefleld and Abbeville
counties, had received a majority of j
tbe votes at the recent election on !
this subject and ordered the county
established. 'The opponents' of - tho
new county will appeal to tbe su-1
The town of Cayce, Just across the
Congareo river in .Lexington County
was shocked, the side of a blacksmith
shop waa ripped off and a supply
house was badly damaged this after- |
noon when: 200 pounds of dynamite
exploded. The explosive was 'being
"thawed out" by a steam process.
Several workmen were near the place
Jiiat a few minutes before tho explo
sion The box in which the dynamite
was stored caught, on fire and', the
workmen .fled. Many window panes
lu the town were broken by the ex- j
plosion, which was plainly heard In
The executive committee of the
State Bankers Association this after
noon decided to' hold tho next annual
meeting of tbs State Bankers Asso
ciation at tbs Isle ot Palms on June
15, 16 and 17.
A favorable report was made by a
majority of the committee on educa
tion to the senate on ' the bill estab
lishing a State board of examinare
Thc Judiciary committee recom
mended thal a committeo bf four, two
from tho se?alo and two from the
house to Investigate the matter of
missing records from the governor's
qhlee In accordance with tho message
rrotn Governor Manning, 'rn? report
waa adopted and a Joint resolution
providing for the naming ot the co? i~
mlttsc tri= introduced! aaa ?dopted
unanimously and sent to the house.
Debate on the bill to repeal the
acreage reduction act waa renewed In
the senate, tonight. Senator Stuckey
moved to substitute his bill.
After nearly two hours . debate a
m m inn hv s*t?>tor Kvauft to *A*o?rn
debate on the bill until tomorrow waa
lost 55 to 2S, but after a threat from
senator Appelt to open a filibuster U?e
bill was allowed, to go over.
A favorable report waa made by the
?nance committee for a loan by the
State to Glenison College.
Sou Survey Map ol Anderson!
County on Display at Cham
ber of Comme r??.
The. special soil survey* map of An
derson Cotu.ty, as recently Issued by
the Department of Agriculture, baa ar*
rived here and been placed on display
in the office ot the Cnamocr of Com
v It ls a splendidly gotten together
map, dud o? great varuo to farmers,
buslneaa men and others interested In
*oila, land culture and kindred mat
This map ls not to be confused
with the Rural Route Map which are
shortly to be delivered here to all
those persons who placed orders for
same recently with the' Chamber of
Commerce, all of which are expected
to be lb Anderson In a few days...
-hes ttcy ^iil Oistributed to those i
who purchased them.
Bick headavho is nearly always I
caused by disorders of the stomach.
Corr*??! *Jbsst asl thtt periodic ??Uckf
o? sick headache will disappear. Mrs.
John Bishop of ?c?ri.is; Chlo,
Writes: "About a year ago ? waa
troubled with indigestion 'and bad
sJekrbeadache that tasted for two or
throe days at a Urns I doctored and
triad a number of remedies but noth
ing., bel ped see until, during &ne of
those-sick spells a friend advised me
to take Chamberlain's Theta**. This
, aaediclne relieved tese th a short
*;ifcg*? fter sale by all dealers.
Stock? and Bonds.
NEW YORK, Jt .. 27.-All recent
calculations and estimates dealing
with financial and Industrial condi
tions underwent radical revision to
day ba a result of yesterday's passing
of the United States Steel common
dividend. This was seen, not only in
the weakness of the market, hut in the
general attitude ot the speculative and
Steel common opened at its mini
mum price of 48 and remained at that
figure throughout the feverish and
active session. In the socalled unoffi
cial market, which came Into vogue
while thc stock exchange was closed
in the latter months of last year, the
stock sold down to 43 1-2.
Steel preferred bore the burnt ot
the attack on that and allied issues,
falllug 5 1-2 point? t^sjK-.Ithln 1-2 a
point of its ntlnundm ami rallying
After the closing of the market of
ficial annourtPqniP?t was i&Ajd? . ffratJ
beginning with tomor?oflrs trading
the minimum prjeo o? steel common
would h? lowered to 43. ' 1
\ The catlee list declined .'.wflfi a feel,
internacional Wiaroa, coalers ' and \
soutbertsroads, as well ?s (ndj?frrlats
and utillt^MgJ^mK from 2 to 4 Mints.
There wffa a jaoderata rally ; tn the
final dealings", *ohT wealrnea prevailed
at the close. s
Pallare of tho directors of tl* I
Pressed. Steel Car Company to flftola/^ ]
a dividend on the comme?) K WCU wA*
In keeping with general expectation?..
Apart fiom thc stock market Itself,
the most interesting feature waa the |
sale by th?" Pennsylvania Railroad'
Company of $49,000,000 of first mort-'
gage bonds, the last of an Issue of*
$100,000,000 authorized many yearn
ago. The Erie road also announced
Its Intention to issue bonds, subject
to State approval. .
Bonds followed the course of stocks
with BO vere declines, in speculative*
issues. Total sales, par value, were
United States coupon 3's declined^
1-2 per cent on call.
NEW. YOE?. Jan. 27^-Cotton waa.
unsettled today with-prices easing off
under liquidation and scattering pres
sure which seemed to "be chiefly in- j
spired by further talk of freer spot
offerings from the eastern belt. Clos
ing prices were steady, but from 13 to
16 points net lower.
. Llverpool dtd not fully meet tho
local advance of yesterday afternoon
and first prices were 3 to 4 points net
lower. After showing a net* IOBB of
from 8 to 10 points under liquida
tion, prices railisd with 3 or.4,points
of iast nights closing figure'u? cov
ering, western buying, an/, moderate j
support from, some of the local spot '
There was not much Southern sell
ing, but the demand was. at. no timo
active or aggressive, and the market
weakened, again in tho late trading.
Active months sold 14 to 16 points
net lower and closed at tho low point
or th0 dayl L'.'*-- ,
Cables from the American ambassa
dor af ?Berl?n re**ort!?>t. as'es o* good
middling cotton m the Hamburg mar
ket around 15 cents for February de
livery caused rumors thal shipments
from thu? country to German markets
under prevailing conditions looked
Spot cotton quiet; middling up
lands &550; sales 600 bales.
Cotton futures closed steady.
Open. High. Low. Close,
March .. .. 8.50 8.52 8.41 8.41
HgjUy ' S ?5 K.82 ?.R8 8.69
Joly *.I .. .. ? ?l ?-02 8.00 8.90
October .. .. ?.22 9.22 9.11 9.1??
December .. 9.33 9.35 9.24 9.24
New Orleans Cotton.
NBWi ORLEANS, Jan. 27.-The cot
ton market was soft today nader sel
ling based on weakness In the secur
ities market The close was at the
session some steadiness was shown,
bat the market weakened later and
the lone on the close was barfly
Reports from mills were that large
orders Were being placed* by Europe
for duck and other heavy Cloths, ??
well aa for large quantities ol knit
goods Spot accounts were about the
same as they have been, showing a
good demand for what ie left of the,
Aa the result of what was generally !
considered to be storing against corn
lag shipments, stocks at all United;
Slates porte today, for the first time:
lu ?ho history or the country, weat
over the two mil lion mark, the total
being 2,024.950 bales.
Spot cotton steady. Seles on the
MM'1,000 bale?; to arrir* ?50.
Cotton futures closing:
\; \ May 8.33; October 8.81;
.lutror o.at. ^JtfSXaVBSnBSXflHsaBS
?POOL .ian. 27. -Cotton, Spot,
steady. Good middling S.38; .
4.98; low middling 4.53. Salea 5.OO0;
speculation and expon 4tt).
Paturea steady. Mfc>-3<
-2: January-February ?.02.
, Live Stock*-'
CHICAGO. Jail. 37.-Hom
tied. Hull: $-5,:S5gH8.rt0; tlgh
6.&?: mixed $6,i5??.?0; bea;
?.f*0; rough $5.90; light $6.
mixed $a.1e?t.so; beavy $&
rough $3.90?tki0; pigs $S#i
Cattle weak. Extra fancy
9^0; native steer* $&Mr#??
heifers $307.?5; calves X?k
fih?H?p weak. i??v*-ij> ??
Cotton Seed Oil.
H fy. vy
NEW YORK. Jsn. 27.-Cottonseed
oil advanced 14 to 18 points ' todsy
with trading more active than for
many months past. The west as mil
as tho south was a heavy buyer, in
spired hy advance crude markets
and the pronounced strength in-lard
and grain. Near the close profit tak
ing sales caused a partial setback,
but Qnal prices were 9 to 10 points net
higher. Sales 88,700 barrels.
The market closed Irregular. Spot
$6.8807.25; January $6.9106.99; Feb
ruary I6.90O6.99;; March f7.07O7.09;
April $7.1107.15; May $7.20@7>23;
June 37.3007.34; July 97.4007.41;
NEW YORK, Jan. 27.-C ton goodB
were steady ' today, but not so active.
Discounts are to be. shortened, begin
ning Monday on staple printed lines
i not akreftdy advanced. Canton flan
neje and other napped goods were
firmer. Mien's wear lines were again
opened. Some fancy overheatings
end souitr ?w??y =tU??Ms were up from
7 l?ti to lt) cents a yard. Laces and
etnbrciaajle's were quiet.
CHICAGO, Jan. 27.-Increased diffi
culty in obtaining wheat throughout
the west resulted today in a hroad
market on 'change here, and new hlRh
record War prices. There waa a ner
vous feeling at tho eloBe, which'was,
1 1-8021-2 above last night Other
leading staples, too, all made net
gains, corn 5-8 to 7-801, oats 1 to
3^401 7-8. and provisions T 1-2010 to
Grain and provisions closing:
July.? 82 1-4
Cash grain: Wheat, No. 2 red, 1.46
1-401.48 f.8; No, 2 bard, 1.46 1-4?
1 48 7-8
'corn. No. 4 yellow, 72?74; No. 4
white, 72?73 1-2. , . ,
Oats, No. 8 white. 55 l-2?56, 1-2;
No. white, 50 1-40 65 1-2.
TO ffllE-IERM POliGY
Pres. Tait Believes ?r?*h
? ? ? ?
i?cii?* SirC?l? Be Rendered In
eligible After Seven Year
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Jan, 2T.
-Former President William H. Taft,]
in a" -j^r?B? d?l???r*x? tonight, at. *he!
University of Virginia, emphasised' bia j
belief in the ene-term idea as appliedf
to tho office of ?resident of the United
State3. *1 am strongly inclined to the
view." he said.1 "that it would have
been a wiser provision, as lt waa at
one time voted fin the convention,
to make the term of the president I
Seven years and render bim ineligible
thereafter. Such a change \J?W,;
give the executive greater courage
and InatbendencB in inc discharge of
his duties. The absorbing and divert-.
interest In the reeled lon of the In
.".nbent taken by thoso f?deral civil
servants who regard their own tenure)
as dependent upon his, would disap
pear, and the efficiency of administra
tion in the last 18 months ot a term
would be maintained."
M Discussing the relation of tho presi
dent to cong"CS3, Mr. Taft said:
"I think lt would have been better j
to bring tho executive a little closer In,
jt?tet?:with congress in the initiation
c>t legislation and Its discussion,' not
ably in tho matter of budgets and thc
economical administration of govern-:
mental affairs. But xe are la an age
of iconoclasts, and Bhoutd a movement
ftain force to introduce some slight
amendment* which experience would
sustain, the benefit to b? dertv?! might,
Vie gar outweighed by tito danger of
radlckt-changes In tho constitution.)
subversive of the great benefits'that it :
.11 red to the American people. 1
^^MRi'Taft commended the action efl
President Wilson la adaresalng cob
stfees In person on the occasion of .the';
-7 o? u? u?OTw?ges, ana adaedi
?aejremark: "I cannot refrain from!
7 smite, however. wHn I think or the,
oratory which ts lost * because Mr.1
Roosevelt or X did not inaugurate
such a change."
Mr. Tact closed hts address v 'th a
jolea for sympathy and aa far as pos
I STOIC Btrppofi iur \u? pi vnl??T?t. "?vr
' . r, pr^sWetkt does the best h? ?an*
ne sam. **Whlte we- may ditter with
him in Judgment, while we-may think
he doe* not bHog'tbo greatest, for?*'
eight to his task, Uiat ha maying**
poor instruments fer hts resistants,
9wA*c;-therefore may '. properly
agaiast his continuance in <,ilic<\ we
?9?^.;v1?nei??l?>'<-tt?t '-while he ts in
office' fte is tho. head of ocr govern
ment- We should Indulge in hi; 1
th?; strongest presumption that he acts
under a high sense ot duty."
' Thia -waa- the tirst or a ser?es of
three lectures which the fernier pres -
ident ts delivering at tn
I of Virgin** en the Rarbou?VP?g? ?oun
: da?cn .
I Wnlfc-.,there Mr. Taft ia tho guest of
J President and Mr*. fv^cin A. Aldt-t -
Search For Italian Steamer With T|
Abandoned Today aa It I?, I
pi the. Atlantic Ocean
(By A-aocuUd Preta.)
NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 27.-Unable to
locate the Italian steamer Angelo]
Parodl. the revenue cutter -tasca to
night reported that she believed the ]
vessel bad gone down w'.th all on
The Itasca discovered considerable)}
wreckage at sea, an**. Captain B. M.
Chlawell, her maator, ls of the opia
ion that tho Itai'-an croft sprang a
leak during *?e sevore gale of Sun
day and Mcuday and sank to the bot
tom of the Atlantic Ocean, 300 miles j
eaat of Jape . Henry.
The. Itasca found the Angelo Parodl
Uy?t Saturday, short of fuel and pro
visions. The steamer had been with
out coal tb reo days before the Itasca
found her. ' The American vessel tried
to get a line to the helpless craft, but
the high seas and hurricane winds'
made thia impossible. '
The Itasca waa unable to send food ]
to the ship because her boats could
not live in the high seas. The Angelo i
Parodl, being unable to anchor, the !
Atlantic being almost bottomless |
where she was found, was forced to
drift about in a helpless condition in
a high gale. Sunday and Monday the
wind reached a velocity of 70 miles an
hour and aeas broke all over the help
I The Itasca, unable to help her, 1
drifted in her wake, she, too, recelv*
iug a terrific lashing from high aeas
] and winds. ??one of her crew slept ]
I tor two days, all of them being anx
ious to render assistance to the help
less foreign Bteemer at the drat op
jMr. Jno. B, .AdgerAnxious to See
Actual Work Begun on Uf?
Mr. John B. Adger of Belton when In
the city yesterday atated that he was
? in iavor of the appoint ment of a
? County Highway Commission or some
other plan similar therewith by which
-in expert road builder cotild be se
red for Anderson county, and work
gun on 'th? actual building of peV
maa$ht 'hfghursys throughout the
county. He say? that about $50,
QOfcOO per annum is now. spent on
roads in tho county'-and. that to all
intents und pt?rposss'We have no roads
such as wo should have, and hs says
it cannot be blamed on Supervisor
King, -*?? haa^done the host hseouM
v.r. ?c. 'shs t&enme&aoss, ?mr-*aa* i??
n? were able to so handle hts tunda
aa to do ' permanent work that the
whole county were would bo A bene
factor. '' By' having an export --nutt
builder he would be able to facilitate
the work arid handle same cheaper.
' Mr. Adger is a firm believer fa good
roads ?nd thinks that th? best plan
might be to Issue county-wide good
roads bonds and secure same, and
thus henceforth, instead of-spending
$50,000.00 per annum In maintaining
present roads, that with permanent
highways wo could use tho $50,000.00
for interest on bonds and a sinking
rund, giving the county a million dol
iera worth of splendid highways. He
says, however, the question of bonds
for highways must be considered from
all standpoints, and especially that br
method of construction.
executive to havo tho power of partial
veto.. I ani not entirely ?ure it
would be a safe provision, lt would
greatly enlarge the Influence Or the
president, .already largo enough. ?
ham inclined' to thing It ie better to
trust to the "action of the people In
I eontiemntug the party which becomes
['responsible for ?rfders4 than to give,
in such a powerful instrument, a
temptation to its sinister use by a
president eager for continued politl
! cai auccess."
[ Not O-tly Has Invasion Begun But
Considerable Advance Has
CAIRO. Hgyi. Ja
don" 4:20 '.a.:nv)^sj
<durred /yesterday to
Kl Kantari, in K
Wah tho advance ct
a compara;4.-.-:.' mail numb?
were engage4! -rn' 'the nghticj
nave neen .stgiipu nt three other
t bf th* ..
bW no fighting has resetted except
that in tho vlelnlty of ail Kantara,
itt this engagement the-Turks opened
*enty-Seven Men Aboard Wi? Be
tgtvfd Sh? Is at the Bottom
00 Miles East ol Cape
On Monday Ute Itasca made another
effort to get a line to the steamer,
pnly to be again baffled by high sea?
and adverse winds. During the night
the weather thickened, and the storm
grew more severe. When dawn broke
lt was raining and a mist hung over
the ocean. Seas were still high and
the wind blew with a terrific fo'reb
from the northeast.
There were rio signs of the Angelo
Parodi. The Itasca reported at the
time that the steamer had been lost
sight of In the mist, but she continued
to search for her. All through yester
day, laBt night and today the Itasca
searched for the missing ship but
iou nd no trace of lier. The revenue
cutter .Mohawk was sent from New
York to participate in th? search. '
Tonight' the Itasca found' consider
able wreckage at sea The 'weather
was clearing but still there were no
signs of the missing steamer. " *.
*i The Angelo Pardol left: Baltimore to'
December for Maddellena, Italy, and ?
we believed to be on' her return voy- j
age when she ran short ot fuel and1
She carried a crew of 27 men and
was commanded by Captain Beneve-1
Search for the 'vessel ls still being
made but will probably he abandoned
so far as ?.he Itasca is concerned to
morrow."' The latter craft is! running
short of coal herself and being 300
miles from port, she could not arrive
here within three days. - She is ex
pected to' arrive here by Sunday.
of Egypt been begun as was reported
ID an earlier dispatch from Athens,
but' that Turkish fofces have pene
trated a considerable distance into
El Kantara is 28 miles south of Port
Said and Is on the Suez Canal, which,
it ls assumed, is the- imm?diate ob
jective of the Turkish advance. The
territory to the east ot El Kantara
referred to ia the foregoing dispatch
la the northern part of Sinai Penin
sula, which extendB to ina Turkish
'.'it"has been reported on several oc
?j?sionK since, the entrance of Turkey
into the war that an Ottoman ex
pedition agatnat Egypt would be at
tempted. According to these TeportB,
the; deposed Khedive of Egypt, Abbas
tiiiuii. vina w M??? viii;* expedition,
but he was obliged to glvU up this
p|an owing to a wound Inflicted In aa
attempt oh his life at'Constantinople
several months ago, which necessi
tated a trip to Switzerland to consult
: -British military commentators have
asserted that tho perils ot a trip
across the sandy wastes would deter
the Turks from tactually" attempting
an lnvaslpn of FVynt.
io it G?HNS
Will Try to Establish Supremacy
of the Convection Govern
(By Associated Pr*?.}
WASHINGTON, Jan. 27,~G>nerai
Villa telegraphed the Mexico City
convention agency here today , that he
was organising two new and power
ful columns for a, campaign tb es
tablish the ' supremacy of the conven
tion government. He ahm announced
that he had acquired a fleet of aero
planes to locate enemy's positions, and
that the first of the machine? already
had arrived at his headquarters tn
Other advices, according to Enrique
C. Ll?rente, of the agency, said Gen
eral Carrera Torres' troops, In the
service of the convention, were engag
ed br - forces ander General Cabal
lero in tba vicinity of Ciudad Victoria,
capital of the state of Tauaulipas.
Advices to the state department to
I dsy from Yera Cru* said t?l?graphie
: communication between Mexico City
! and V?ra Crus had been broken since
i Sunday end probably would not be
resumed for some days.
. -ther report announced that pert
mission had been granted to the
Hti?ateca Petroleum ' Company to re
sume exports of ern-?. iir.i.
( permuted to t&Hvrfia ihvir ^liiprnVms.
kallon ot |t
ty ?o? ici?
Younga Island. 8. C., NOT, 23. 1914,
To ge', atar ted with you we make
yon the following offer. Send uk fl.fjO
for 1,000 Frost Proof Cabbago Plants, '
grown in the open air and will stand
[freezing, grown from the Celebrated
Seed ot Bolgina ft Son and Thorbom
& Co., and I will send you 1,000 Cab
bage Plants additional FREE, and yon
can repeat the order aa many times
as yon like. I will give you special
prices, on Potato Seed and Potato
Plants later. We want tho. accounts
of close buyers, large and small. We
can supply alL
I Atlantic Coast
To heighten the wit, of
Pickwick Papers, Dick
ens forms a background
of physical content
ment ; there is a gargan
tuan amount of eating, a
prodigious quantity of
drinking? and the cheer
ful glow of the flames
from the fireplace of
Dingley Dell to the grate
of sea coals in Peacock
Inn flicker ttiro its pages.
. .>..*?..*??.?? .?<.?..S'S
SATB?? & BALMV1N
* ? ?:
* Bleekley BMg. .Anderson, ?. ?, *
V Clnsens Matronal Hank Bldg. *
* Baltegby N. C. *
t> + . . . ?*...". . * ? e . a ?. ?.
Ahl what relief; :No more tired.fett.
no more burning feet, swollen/ bodshieil
ii-jt'Sweaty feet. No more pain iaebrns
carbines or lami?os. No matter what
alla your fest
or' what eajdcr'
I Ut o sun you're
. TIK" draws
out sll th? poi
tions wi-ich puff
irai; 'TiZ" ia
will cnn- your
draw up your foco
i won'j, feccpt tight,
[.vcr, never hurt-or
x at suv drtur cr