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GOMES ?Q TAKE OVER
THE NEW PLAYHOUSE
MANAGER C H. BLEICH AND
HIS FAMILY ARRIVED
HERE LAST NIGHT
OPENING FEB. 19
Theatre Will Be Thrown Opec
to Public Soon-First Night
Mr. C. H. Bleich, secretary anO
manager of the Bleich Amusement
Company, lessees of the new Ander
son theatre, with his delightful fam
ily, arrived in Anderson last night
from their former home at Hopkins
ville. Ky. Mr. Bleich comes to take
charge of the new theatre, which wir
be formally opened on the evening o'
Friday, February 19. Mr. and Mrs.
Bleich and their three children art
stopping at the Hotel Chlquola for a
few days. They will take a house lr
the city in a few days and make this
their home. They wilt prove a val
uable addition to the social life ol
the city, and will be accorded a
hearty welcome to "My Town."
Aa haB been announced heretofore ?
the new theatre will be opened with
"The Prince ot Tonight." a high claw
musical comedy. The company ren
dering-this attraction in this part ol j
tho country is an excellent one, enc* I
has shown to large and highly pleased
audlencf-8 in a number of the target
cities ot this and ( adjoining States
The theatre is rapidly nearing com
pletion and everything points to Itt
being ready for use several days be
fore the date for the formal opening
Do You Find Fanlt With Everybody 1
An irritable, faultfinding disposition
la often due to a disordered stomach.
A man with good digestion is nearly
always good natured. A great many
have been permanently benefited by
Chamberlain's Tablets after yeera ot
suffering. These tablets strengthes
the stomach and enable lt to perform
ita functions naturally, t btalnablr
ll room house, N. MeDufne St, $3540
8 ream house, Calhoun St .. 25.00
7 room boase, W. Market Si. .. 10.00
7 reas fecaee, Ugou gi.. 15.00
. roein Meuse, N. McDutte St 1640
?Boom bouse, Bese HOI.. .? 1240
? reen house, FY. Church St .. 12,00
5 ree? bonser Webb St.. .. 1640
6 reen bouse, Hose EUH.. .. 11&0
ft room bens?, W. Harket St 1640
-ft roe? boase, McCnlly St,.. .. 12.50
-ft roe? boase, Murray Ave,.. ..
6 ree? heat?. Welch Ave.-1040
ft ree? banse? BOM ADJ.. .. 1240
Anderson Real Estate
& Investment Co.
THpK. Y. CARTWRIGHT,
Manager Benito* Dept
* When the bowets become clogged
wth a mass ot poisonous Kt omach
waste, sick headache with ell Ita
attentant misery, belching of sour
stomach gases, bloat and general
discomfort are sure to follow.
A mild, pleasant laxative-tonic
that will carry off the congested
mass without upsetting the stomach
or griping the bowels, ls the combi
nation of simple laxative herbs
with pepsin sold In drug stores un
der the name of Dr. Caldwell's Syr
up Pepsin. A dose taken Just
before retiring will afford grateful
relief next morning, without un
pleasantness or discomfort.
Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin ls
the Ideal family remedy, especial
ly for women and children and old
fulkB. A free trial bottle can be
obtained by writing to Dr. W. H.
Caldwell, 462 Washington St,
flNE ORCHESTRA FOB
I ANDERSON THEATRE
WILL CONSIST OF EIGHT
PERSONS AND ALL AR
Of the Orchestra, ?I. J. Cooper,
Accompanied Mr. Bleich to
A skilled orchestra, consisting nf
;ight members, will furnish music for
the new Anderson theatre, according
to an announcement by C. H. Bleich,
secretary and manager of the Bleich
Amusement Company, lessees of the
playhouse, upon his arrival In Ander
don hut night.
Mr. Bleich was accompanied to An
lerson by R. J. Cooper, who will be
llrector ot the orchestra. Mr. Coop
er ls a graduate ot the well known
conservatory of music at Clnclnattl,
Ohio, and ia a violinist uf unusual tal
Several other members ot the or
chestra will Arrive in the city in the
hext few days, and by the time the
new playhouse Is formally opened the
entire aggregation will have been got
OR AW COLOR LIKE ob4iM"4
Ito Negro Permitted to Move Into AIL
Waite Square ead Vice Tersa.
SPART ANBURQ, Feb.. 2.-The
couac!! ot the city ot 8 partan bn ra at
Its meeting yesterday passed the
segregation ordinance that has been
before that body for the hut few
months. The ordinance will prevent
any one from taking np bia residence
in a Mock that ls entirely occupied
by citizens of the other color. Of
course lt does not interfere with exist
ing conditions. These blocks of the
city whlct are occupied entirely by
white persons are designated as
"white blocks," and those which are
entirely occupied by negroes are de
signated ss ''colored." The ordinance
makes lt unlawful for a white person
to take up his residence in a "colored"
block or for a negro to take up his
rolden ce in a "white" block. The
ordlnau 1.0 also prohibits the operation
of a church, school or dance hall tor
persons of one color In blocks wholly
occupied by persons of tho other
The ordinance applies to pisces ot
residence only and does not refer to
the conduct or the location of places
of business, j
tn caite lt ii desired to erect a
dwelling on. a block In which there
are at the tim? neither negro nor
white residents, the ordinance pro
vides that the application for the
building permit must be advertised,
the advertisement to state whether
the building ls to be occupied by no
groes or wlilte people. Should a suf
ficient protest be made by the owner
of the property In the block, the per
mit may be refused.
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Horses and Mares
For Sale or Trade
We will have one fresh load of mules and
mares on Thursday, February 4th. Will swap one
for two and pay the difference in Cash, or we will
1 oay the Cash fpr true war stuff. Bring your old
mules in boys and change them for good young
stock while you have the chance. Cheap.
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LOCAL DELEGATION HAS
NOT YET TAKEN ACTION
ON $800 GIFT
He ?nd Prof. W. W. Long Went
Before Board in Interest of
Returning last night from Columbia,
where he and Prof. W. W. Long, State
Agent of the Farmer Co-operative De
monstration Work, went for the pur
pose of appearing before the Ander
son county delegation to the general
assembly for the purpose of securing
an appropriation of $800 to further thc
cause of agricultural work in Ander
son county, Secretary Porter A.
Whaley of the-chamber of commerce
stated that up to the time he left that
city the delegation had given him no
assurance that the appropriation
would be made. "However," said Mr.
Whaley, "I feel reasonably certain
that the two members of the delega
tion - 'ho are holding back on the mat
ter will decide *z v*e for the appro
priation and that it will be made."
Messrs. Whaley and Long left here
last Tuesday morning for Columbia.
That afternoon they appeared before
the delegation and made known the
object of their visit to Columbia. As
ic^erally known, an appropriation of
$800 ia desired for the purpose of
helping pay ih? expenses of an agri
cultural demonstrator for Anderson
county, and lt was to secure this ap
propriation that Messrs. Long and
Whaley appeared before the delega
tion in Columbia this week.
As will be recalled. Prof. Long ap
peared before the delegation at a
meeting held in the county courthouse
several weeks ago and explained the
object of the appropriation he desir
ed. At that time the delegation took
no action on the matter, as one mem
ber of tbe board was absent and the
ithers did not care to commit the
delegation in tbe absence ot any
DR. FRANK SMITH DIED
AT EASLEY YESTERDAY
WAS PROMINENT IN BUSI
NESS AND SOCIAL LIFE OF
I Dr. Saith at One Time Candidate ]
For Congress From the Third
News* or the death at Easley early j
yesterday morning ot Dr. H. Frank j
Smith, well . and favorably known
throughout the counties of the third
congressional district, brought sad
ness to a number of Anderson people, j
who were his friends and admirers.
Dr. Smith became ill last Saturday
ead steadily grew worse until the end
came yesterday morning at 1 o'clock.
His death was attributed to heart
He was prominent in the business j
and social life of Essley. Some IB j
i years ago he retired from the prac
tice of medicine and thereafter de
voted his time to looking after his
business interests. He was president
of the Easley loan and Trust com
pany and of the oil mills at Easley I
and Liberty. He waa also interested
in a number of other business enter-j
'prises of that town and section.
. When Congressman W-att Aiken
mode his first race for congress s?v
ir' ears ago Dr. Smith along with I
I i George E. Prince, Mr. E. Mar
io. Rucker, Mr. I. O. McCalla and!
others waa in the race. Dr. Smith |
was in the second primary with Mr.
Aiken, the latter winning out over
him. He had been a member of the
State Democratic convention a num
ber of times and represented hts Slate
two or three times In the national
Dr. Smith has two sisters residing
In this city, Mrs. .ohn C. Watkins
and Mrs. J. Perry Glenn. They left
for Easley yesterday morning upon
heating of their brother's death.
Other broth? rs and sisters of Dr.
'Smith are: W. C. and L. J. Smith
of Bosley and Mrs. L. G. Clayton of
Central. Dr. Smith was married to
Miss Ida Hollingsworth, daughter of
the late Judge Hollingsworth of Pick
ens County, and she and two daugh
ters and four sons su wive One son.
Mr. Lloyd IL Smith, waa recently ad
mitted to the bar and ls practicing
law at Pickeas.
CUT THIS OUT HOW
: If yon dont want lt today, you may
next ?eek. Bend this advertisement
and B cents to Foley ft Co.. Chicago.
III., writng your name and address
clot rly. Ton receive la return three
trial packages-Foley's Honey and
Tar Compound for coughs, colds,
croup ead grippe; Foley Kidney
Pills, for weak or disordered kidneys
or bladdnr; Foley Cathartic Tablets,
a pleasant, wholesome and cleansing
purgative, jost the thing for winter's
sluggish bowels and torpid livor.
These ?ell known standard remedias)
for ?nie by Eva**' Pharmacy. .
MKS. W. A. H?DGEN8, Kalter
Senior Phlhuhea Vim**.
The Senior Philathea Class of tho
First'Presbyterian church will meet
thia afternoon ut 3:30 with Mrs. H. O.
Evana and Mrs. D. P. Sloan ut thc
home of Mrs. Evaus on North Mc
The ladies of the Aid Society of St.
John's Methodist church are planning
to entertain at a colonial tea on Mon
day. February 22. from 4 to 6. They
will have it in the basement of the
church and their guests will Include
the ladles of St. John's church.
Calhoun Street Club.
A charming meeting of the Calhoun
Street Club was held yesterday af
ternoon with Miss Ella Mae Cummings
at her pretty home on Sharpe street.
After several merry and Interesting
games the attractive hostess served a
dainty three course menu. Her guests
were: Mrs. Bond Anderson, Mrs. W.
I). McLean, Mrs. W. W. Morrison, Mrs.
T. L. Ody, Mrs. E. R. Horton, Mrs|
Keith Pr?vost, Misses Linda Thomp
son, JeHsie Browne, Louise Gilmer,
Beitha Cashin, and Wilma Polk of
Mrs. Frank E. Todd expects to
leave today for Mobile, Ala., to visit
Misses Sylvene and LOIB Mulligan
of Willlamston are the guests of Miss
Robert E. Lee Chapter.
The Robert E. Lee chanter, U. D.
C., will meet on Friday afternoon at
4 o'clock with Mr? J. V\ Vandlver on
Mrs. W. E. Atkinson has returned
from a two weeks' visit to her broth
er. Mr. W. B Todd, in Union. Her
mother, Mrs. Jane F. Todd, who has
?been spending the winter in Louis
ville ls also'in Union and will remain
there for a week or so longer before
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Campbel lof Co
lumbia are visiting Mrs. Campbell in
Nosth Anderson and the family of J.
C. Holder, on Ella street,
Sixty the Goal.
The Christian Growth Club will
meet Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock In
the basement ot the First Baptist
church. The lesson is tho 3rd and
4th chapters of Goodbird the indian.
We want 60 girls present so let every
member come and bring some one
Miss Berger te S?pala.
Friends of Miss Anna J. Berger who
are Interested in the work she ls do
ing In Anderson have arranged for
her to continue this work for the
present Some time ago the Baptist
State bo?-d cn account of shortness
In fi?.ms waa compelled to discontinue
soce of their best workers, to take
effect February 1. Anderson's friendo
however realising the splendid work
being dpne by M'ss Berger here, have
arranged for her to continue it for the
Meeting of College Association.
The first meeting of the Anderson
College Association for 1915 was held
st the library February 2 and'plans
for the new year were submitted.
Mre. J. O. Wilbite, president, called
for reports and Miss Helen Burris*
gavia her records aa treasurer. Mrs.
A. L. Smothers, chairman of the li
brary committee, reported in full for
the three years she has acted In this
capacity and nominated Mrs. E. F.
Cochran as her successor.
Special attention waa called to the
two remaining numbera of the lyceum
coarse u?-der charge of the associa
tion and all members were urged to
work for Its success. Every one wai
pleased to hear that "The Roman
cers," by Edmond Rostand will be
presented here next Tuesday evening,
the 9th. We consider ourselves for
tunate to have a play by this "mod
ern Shakespeare," aa he ls sometimes
Called as tho Initial performance on
the Anderson Colege stage.
Mrs. C. S. Sullivan has kindly offer
ed her home for the musical which is
being planned .vane time soon. The
Fnnoan Glee CluV ls anxious to come
to the college and an announcement
concerning lt may ba expected later
tn the spring.
On the 12th of February the mem
bers of the College Association will
serve a turkey duiner which will be
suggestive of the valentine season
and thu public/ts cordially invited.
The meeting adjourned until the next
regalar day In May.
MBS, H. H. BRICE DB AB
Prominent Boo Weet Woman Bles Ia
?aa uar Iv o? ai Charrouc
DUE WEST, Feb. il.-?Mra. R. H.
Brice died Tuesday evening in the
Charlctte sanitarium after an illness
of only a few days. She was rushed
to Charlotte for an operation for ap
pendicitis. About ten days ago and af
ter cttnshUM me sanitarium lt was
?Mscovared she bad complication of
?reuble. with a touch or pneumonia.
It was found best not to operate at
once for appendicitis and she had
since bean improving, it was thought.
Mrs. Brice la's daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. A. S. Kennedy* of this place and
has always been one of the most pop
ular young ladies of the town. About
one year and a* half ago, sha mar
ried Dr. R. H. Brice, who has been s
resident of Due West since childhood.
They had such a happy future ahead
of them and her numerous friends
will feel her leas very deeply. She
has always been aa active worker la
the church and community lifo and
has ?il?i a large place in the town.
Dr. Brice wag at ono time a resident
of Anderson, beirg associated with
the ute Paul Bare in the latter's drug
GASE NOL PROSSED
OS:AR SARGEANT ACQUIT
TED OF CHARGES OF
Counsel For the Simmons Beys
Makes Statement as to Their
A verdict of "not guilty" having
been returned yesterduy by the jury
In the case against Oscar Sargeant,
on trial on charges of househunting,
in the court of general sessions now
Bitting here, Solicitor K. P. Smith nol
prossed similar charges against
Frank and Gus Simmons, who were
Indicted for participating in the burn
ing of the same building as that Sar
r, -ant w: .s charged with having burn
Counsel for the Sargeant boy, Leon
L. Knee, slated yesterday that Sar
geant and the Simmons boys ere of
good reputation, and that they aro
anxious for the general publ'.c to be
informed of their having been acquit
ted of tho charges which were pre
ferred against them. Mr. Rice pre<
pared the following statement for
publication in behalf of the boys:
"The solicitor during the course of
thc testimony for the defendant, Os
car Sargeant and before all the wit
nesses had been sworn got up in
open court and stated that he could
not ask for a conviction and asked
that the court direct a Verdict ot not
guilty as to Sargeant This was ?one
and the solicitor then stated that the
case against Gus and Prank Simmons
were nol proBsed. Thus enc.tri the
case which aroused so mucn itterest
st the time these young men were ar
rested. It will be recalled tb.it Gus
Simmons was arrested in Satmnah
and Frank Simmons In Green ville
The building alleged to have burned
belonged to the Simmons Brothers
and was in the town of Frankville
The testimony of the State's witnesses,
who saw the fire was to the effect
that the blase when first discovered
was coming out the roof, and at ihut
time Frank Simmons was in Ander
son. Sargeant had been to a carni
val at Wllllamston that night and had
witnesses to trace him from sundown
up until t*?e fire. It was while the
defense as m UIIB line of testimony
that th ' ??< -ltor brought the matter
to ar I upi end by asking for a ver
dict c. g il ty.
"The Simn-ons brothers 'are both
young mm vnder 30 and hy tnolr
thrift and er.ergy had accumulated
enough to own the building that va*
bunion and other property whore they
engaged in business."
POULTRY IN THE SOUTH
vtnst tan Be Aecome-Jtshed Proven
By Results ia Tennessee.
MORFdSTOWN, Tenn.. Feb. 4.-|
The opportunities for building up the
poultry Industry throughout the South
are well Illustrated in what has been
accomplished in the territory sur
rounding Morristown, Tenn., from
which 1,350 miles' of eggs were ship
ped during 1914.
Tho records of Southern Railway
Company show a total of 325 solid
cars sbjpped during the year. These
contained a total of 130.000 cases or
46,800.000 eggs. Adding the shipments
made in mixed cars and by express
and parcel post, it is estimated that
the total production from the Morris
town district exceeded 50,000.000 eggs
worth at the average retail price,
more than ?1,250,000.
If laid end to end In a straight line
these eggs would cover a distance of
1,350 miles, or the distance from Mor
ristown to the Panama Cans!.
One. hundred and seventy-five cars j
of live poultry, _63 cars of dresrod
fowls and a largo number of small
lots sent by freight and express were 1
shipped during the year, the total of
solid cars of poultry and eggs being |
553. The total value ot poultry pro
ducts shipped from the district dur
ing 1914 fa well worth over the 82,
OOO.OuO record of 1918.
YOUR BOWELS IF
Tonight! Clean your bowels and
?ad H?adacbes, Colds,
Get a 10-ccnt' box.
Pot aside-Just once-the
Salts, Pills, Castor Oil or Purgative
Waters which merely force a pas
sageway through the bowels, put do
not thoroughly cleanse, freshen and
purify these drainage organs, and
have no effect whatever upon the liver
Keep your "Insides" pure and fresh
with Cuscarets, which thoroughly
cleanse the stomach, remove the un
digested, sour food and foul gases,
take tho excess bile from the liver
and carry out of the system all the
constipated waste metter and poisons
In Ute bar****.
A Ca jcaret tonight will make ybu
feel great by morning. They work
while you sleep-never gripe, sicken,
and cost only 10 cents a box from your
druggist Millions of men and women
take a Casca ret now and then and
never have Headache, Biliousness,
Severe Colds. Indigestion, Sour Stom
ach or Constipated Bowels. Cascarete
bolong In every household. Children
last sors to take them. .
I? what niakoH our business good. Ton nay gain a little here,
there and yonder, but hiking our goods 'il the way through, from
month to month, you will find that the quality and price cannot be
We ran supply your table with more gcod things to eat than any
store In Anderson. 5
In addition to everything yon rall for In table luxuries, we have
Hog and Beef Brains, Liver Sausage, Spare Bibs, Pork ( hops and
House Meat? Liver, Veal Chops and Steaks.
Pork Saunage, Hamberger and FrankierteT, West Point Oys
ters and Fresh Fish.
LIVE AN? DRESSED POULTRY.
You ran help us bj 'phoning in your order early every morn,
SIS SOUTH MAIN
SAM HARPER, Manager.'
97 GIRLS ENGAGED IN
CANNING GLOB "ORK
TWENTY-ONE FROM CITY
HIGH SCHOOLS ARE EN
City Giri? Received Lessons Yes
terday in Construction of Hot
\ Be di i
With 9T glrlB In tho county enrolled
for Uie canning and tomato club
work, 21 of whom are pupils of the
city high school. Miss Janie Carling
ton, demonstrator for Anderson coun
ty, is quito hopeful that splendM
work IB going to bc accomplished lu
this line this season.
Yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock
MIBB Carlington met the 21 girls of
the city high school who have en
rolled for the work at the chamber
of commerce and gave them Instruc
tions as to how to make hotbeds for
the planting of the tomato seeds. Borne
ot the girls have already made their
hotbeds and have their seeds in the
ground, and those who have not yet
done this were urged to construct
Unir beda. Immediately, as tomato
seeo? should bave been in the ground
ere n< w.
Wheu lt ls known that 60 girls ls
the numb ir one demonstrator ts sup
posed to :ook after *a the caching
and tomato club work, one can readi
ly see that Mi?? Carlington will hera
quite a busy season '?s^tTUCttag this
larg? ?l?mber. *
The canning and tomato club work
bids fair to prove successful In An
derson county, and organization not
yet completed tho enrollment ls al
ready much larger than other coua
ties of the State have had.
BREAK IN GERMAN
WASHINGTON. Feb.. 3.-Tho break
In German cotton prices from H 1-2
cents to 16 1-2 cents a pound ls due,
American Ambassador Gerard sU ted
in a dispatch today, to arrival of rot
ton steamers at Bremen, opening of
the port of Rotterdam, slackening of
demand from spinners on acount of
freer offerings and anticipated decline
In prices, and salo of captured cotton
stocks* from Leds .nd Antwerp.
Cotton mills in Germany are run
ning threa?cuartera capacity, and us
ing 160,000 bales a month, Commer
cial Attache Thompson at Rotterdam
reported. "This amount ls apparently
provided by ships arriving and afloat,"
he stated. "Cottain prices are de
clining. Shippers are cautioned
against expecting continustion of
present high prices. They should go
slow about chartering ?shlpa at the
present inflated charges."
FEEL BLUE--OB JUST STUPID
Sluggish bowels and torpid liver
usually go together and it does not
take long for constipation to produce
a bad condition-a feeling of languor
or la?tnesB-the "blues," headaches,
palpitation or other malady. Indeed,
when lr this condition the system in
vites more serious Illness and is not
able to throw off disease. Foley
Cathartic Tablets are a wholesome
laxative and cleansing cathartic.
They act without Inconvenience,
griping or E?cksning.
Tfho opens n Say'ag*
aeconnt and addK to It
He Ia In a jwsltlon to
Uke advantcjn of v\\
pnrtunlUes whoa pre.
Tba Strongest Baal la
is paved with ?ood inten
tions." .Wit! we pave
our streets with personal
prejudices, juvenile jeal
ousies, puerile politics or
will we vote the bond is
WE BUY AND SELL DEBTS
If anyone owes you money furnish
us an itemised written statement ot
WE GET THE MONEY
If you owe anyone money, we will
help you pay the debt by
Oar Mutual ?-oaa Flan.
Our "Indian" will call on alow pay.
era and collect bad debts;
That la his business.
MUTUAL LOAN COMPANY
105 1-2 W. Benson St.
Anderson, S. C.
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WAR DECLARED BETWEEN TURKEY AND RUSSIA