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Militarism In Puhl
!? DA** NAI n^velop the Strrr? cf
Forging Letten, Telr? terns mad
Declares Superintendent of Pi
(By Assorted Pw?) .
CINCINNATI. 0.. Feb. 84.-The In
troduction of militarism into the pub- j
lie schools would be "organised in
sanity." according to N- C. Shaeffer.
State superintendent Of public schools
of Pennsylvania, before the depart
ment ' of superintendence of the Na
tional Education Association here to
night. Tonight's program was de
voted to discussions on the topic
"Should Our Education System In
clude Activities Whose Special Pur
pose is Preparation For Warf
Dr. Schaeffer added:
"When the demand is, made that
militarism form sn integral part' ot
vocational training, the teacher's dis
traction reaches a climax. It she
should succeed in fulfilling this lat
est requirement, the public schools
would develop a race of Amasen o
more fierce than the militant suff- ?
"Militarism does not develop the I
sense of duty such aa tho Sunday I
school Inculcates, but justifies spying, j
lying, forging letters, telegrams *and
signals to mislead the enemy. Hav
ing been taught that lt ls right to]
suspend the Decalogue for his coun
try's sake, the pupils afterwards re-, j
peals the ten commandments for his 1
own sake, whenever any advantage!
can thereby bb gained in the political
or financial, world.
"The great powexs~of_ Europe have
come to judgment and .are.grinding
one another to dust and ashes. Their
fate abould ho a warning to the
American people-not to introduce and
foster militarism* in 'the ' public
John H. Finley, .president of tho
University of lae SJate bf New York
and State commissioner of educa
"If by 'our-educational system' you
mean the hellish' thing Which is ?ow
going on In Europe,/the greatest sav- j
age game played under International
rules, then I say no, our educational
system, in its basic nationwide princi
pies, in its earth-wide racial heritages j
and its vocational courses, should
not Include those whose. special pur
pose 1B preparation for 'war.'
"Dut it you will Jet me denne war,
I am ready to answer, 'yes.' I am
a. militarist In the primitive, ancient
Aryan sense and I build my martial
system on the same foundation as i
that which all European languages j
remember-the assembling, the or
ganising of Individual men.
"**lt is the war department that hus
d^he_^an^s?al. tbnt has made
' We are recommend
is 8 per cent, phosphc
ammonia, and one pei
ton and corn. We en
Fertilizer 'Mill-all the 1
thing before it goes o
goods are at least as g
before they are shippe
analyzes 9.25, J.72, 1
are getting a better go?
be and a better goods
that is the way we do
the farm demonstrate
the farmers of this sec
ort? good crop withoi
potash. But it sometin
install a pump in a we
pour a little water do\
water, and we have ar
ash in your fertilizer \
soil a little mci c quick
you have the satisfact
you have some potash
cause you* have put so
first is the plan.
So we are earnest!:
B-2J-? for your cotter
You are really getting
th at "is your good fortt
have b??fi fertilizing h
and wi? ajfe satisfied th
crops h good "send i
We can make any
I Signals to Mislead! the Enemy
iblic Schools of Pennsylvania.
some regions accessible, that has made
other? habitable, that has stayed pes
tilence and ministered moat effec
tively to cities overwhelmed by dis
aster. I would have the conversation
of health and the direction of educa
tion conceived of as functions of the
war department, scientlcally, aus
terely administered for the common
"I am not so unpractlcahle aa not
to know that we shall have to pre
pare for protection, that for a time
we shall have to train some men to
shoot at other men (and I applaud
the temperate and senslblo program
so far aa I understand lt, of such
practicable antl-mllltarlsts aa Gen
eral Wood and President Shurman,)
but- what I do contend for beyond
this, is that we must not turn our
great public school system into re
cruiting stations for the Idea that war,
a* illustrated in Belgium, Poland, Ser
via, ls the supreme expression of the
necessary school of a nation's valors
or a virile world civilisation."
LECTURE ON PANAMA
j Repeated'Last Night at Pythian Hall
by Stacy Bussell,
The Illustrated lecture on Panama
which Stacy Russell gave several days
ago at the Pythian hall hefore mem
bers of the order was repeated last
night in order that the general public
might have Ute privilege of enjoying
Mr. Russell, Mao ls ah old Ander
son boy, the son ot Mr. and Mrs. W.
W. RusBell.-bas spent some seven
years in Panama and knows his sub
feet thoroughly. His lecture is richly
illustrated and the most Interesting
that has ever been heard here on this
Players off Fer Training Camps.
NEW YORK, Feb. 24.-Richard
(Rube) Marquard. who Jumped to the
Federals early in th- winter, will
leave for Marlin, Tex., with other
New York National players, accord
ing to a Hat of players given out to
night by Secretary John B. Foster of
The list of men to start for the
training camp Includes Manager Mc
i hw. Mathewson, Marquard, Bums,
JO rp e. Pies, Devlin, McLean, Priest,
.Vendell. Williams and Chalmers, the
former Philadelphia National pitcher.
ling our 8-2J-1, which
vic acid, 2? per cent.
* cent. Potash, for cot
uploy a chemist at the
time to analyze every
111, to see that all our
ood as they should be
?d out, and our 8-2 J-1
.4.5. So you see y ou
ods than we claim it to'
than you pay for. But
business. Mr. Long,
>r for the State, says
tion can make at least
it applying any more
?es happens when you
ill, it is necessary to
/ri it to get it to pump
i idea ?hat a little pot
vill" nrake that, in your
ly available. And then
ion of knowing that \
i under your crops be
rne there, and safety
y recommending our ?
! and corn this year.
; 9.25-2.72-1.45, but
me. The most of you
ieavily for some years
is goods will give your
?ff/' It is a choice
h ate & Oil
grade of goods you
A. P. & O. CO.
. ELECTRIC Cm
* HMM of laUtett mad Person?
? Wireless osi tho Si
Contractors yesterday tore sway!
tbe scaffold that had been erected in !
front of the old Roed Building while
new fronts were being pat in two rt \
the store rooms. The appearance yi
Main street in that quarter has boen
greatly improved by the placing of I
new front in these buildings, the im
provement being more marked since !
the scaffold bas been torn away. The
south store room, as stated some time
ago, is to be fitted up for restaurant
purposes, having been leased by ' Gus
Antonakus, proprietor of the Pied
mont Cafe. Thor-fixtures for the cate
have been delayed in shipment, so it
will be several weeks before the new
restaurant is ready l'or business.
A part of the machinery for the
corn and flour' mills which will be
operated hers by H. E. Burriss has ar
rived. Aa yet it has not been decided j
where the mill will be established.
The balance of the machinery will be
received In the. next few weeks, and
in plenty of time for the wheat sea
WW Meet Today.
The board of directors of the An
derdon Development company, owners
of 1 ho Anderson theatre building, will
hold a meeting this afternoon at 3:30
o'clock at tho chamber ot commerce.
Thia will be the first meeting of the
board after the fo nial opening of the
now playhouse, rad it is probable that
matters of unusual importance will be
Tooth Taste For
The Colgate company, of New York,
has sent a package ot sample tubes of
tooth paste for every town and rural
school in Anderson county. In every
package there is a regular 25-cent
tube ot the paste for Ute teacher of
the school, aa well as samples of
soap, powder and cream. The pack
ages atao contain literature on the
care of the teeth. Teacher?: are re
quested to call Or send to the office
of Miss Maggie M. Garllngton, super
visor of county schools, for the pack
ages. The Colgate company donated
all this material-four large crates of
lt-and paid the freight charges on
the same to Anderson.
A. M. Cooper Is
Mr. A. M. Cooper, ot the firm of
Cooper Bros., of Greenwood, Clinton,
and some other towns in South Caro
lina who are opening a store in the
Brown building, corner of McDuffle !
and Whltner streets, is moving his
household goods into the Moss house
at the corner of Linley and Pr?vost
streets today, and will begin moving
hhs stock of furniture, etc. Into his
store Saturday. This well-known
?cm!ture firm wt'I do a general furni
ture and Installment business,
Cray ton vii le.
Sheriff Ashley returned last night
from n trip in the Cray ton ville sec
tion, where he went to arrest ^ negro
named George Callahan, who is charg
ed with havfng shot and seriously
wounded another negro, Hack Cowan.
Callaham wag arrested down in Ab
beville county by Mr. Charles Sailors, ;
a relativo of Sheriff Ashley, and
brought back to the scene of the shoot
ing, which was on the Newton Wil
son place. The negro was. turned
over to the she riff, who brought bim
back last night Sheriff Ashley stat
ed that the Cowan negro was not dead;
ss was reported in the city. Cowan
was shot In the mouth with a pistol.
Mclaurin to Speak
Here Next Monday.
A number of farmers ot tho Wil- j
Hams ton section of .the county have
called for a meeting of all farmers at j
Anderson at the courthouse. next
Monday. In issuing the call it ia an
nounced that Ex-Senator John I*
McLaurln will address the meeting .
. o . ?
Ae For Sp?cial
Twtt? Serried *
Officials of the Blue Ridge, Pied- j
mont ft Northern and Charleston ft I
Wertem Carolina Railways have been
asked to make provision for special
train service over these lines into An
derson on April 2, which will bo
School Fair and Field tiny in Ander
son county, the request being made
by Miss Maggie M. Carlington, su
pervisor bf rural schools tn Ander
son county. .Latge crowds are ex-j
peeted hr the city for the exercises,
and it I? probable that the railroads
will provide the extra service asked
Mr. Fowler Bick
lodge J. % Fowler reih rn ed yestor
da. ymorui^g from Washington, having
left Anoereon last Sunday afternoon
for a short toa si ness trip to Oie Na
tional Capital, jftlge Fowler went to
sen.about the matter cf .procuring
Federal aid for good roads' construc
tion In Anderson county, and found
inst a inti is now in congress pro
viding for an appropriation of 15,000.. ?
OOO for Oil? purpose. The bill will
hardly get through at this session
of congress, tho Judge stated, bot ft
is thought that it will ultimately be
come law, and wheo lt does there ia
ao reason why Anderson should not
dat a share of the money. Judge
tfs^ler found that the appropriation
which hs thought had al res ly been
made for good roads held good only
fofot the year ma. As Anderson
??**** ?*?de no application . then for
tola aid, of course abe cannot get
any of the money, a> it reverted to
J Mention Caught Over the *
jfcfr^i AJ A-^a<vin n ??
mD Of ?%MmmT90n ~
One Cese Ja
Pol (ce Court.
There were but two persons bet?r?
the recorder yeBlerday when police
court was convened at noon, th est
two being summoned in one case
Archer and Mary Warner are thc
naniea et tbe persons in question, and
they were charged with fighting and
disorderly conduct. The charget
against the hitter were dismissed
while the former was sentenced tc
pay a fine of $10 or serve 20 days OE
the chahi gang,
Mr. Laughlin to
Be Confirmed goon.
Upon bis return yesterday from
Washington, where he went to sec
about the chances of getting aid foi
good road? construction in Andersen
county, Judge J. S. Fowler stated thc
nomination of Mr. William Kau ghi h
for postmaster at Anderson would bc
forwarded to the senate in the next
few days. Congestion in the mattel
of making appointments of thia na
ture, he stated, had precluded the ap
pointment being confirmed earlier.
WU1 Be Passed.
Judge J. S. Fowler stated yesterday
upon his return from Washington
that he was confident the bill propos
ed by Congressman Aiken providing
for the appointment of a set of Unit
ed States court officials for the wes
tern district of South Carolina woulc
be passed before the adjournment ol
the present congress on March 4. Il
will be -remembered that Mr. Aiken'i
bill was pigeonholed through the ac
tivities of Republican Leader Mann
But Congressman Ragsdale, ol
Florence, Mr. Fowler says, has a plat
tor getting the 1)111 back beforo con
gress before the present session li
Death of Mr. Jayne?'
Mr. A Fi. Jnynes of thia city hoi
been advised of the death of his lit
tle granddaughter. Ruth Jenkin?, Ix
Atlanta last Tuesday. Tho child wm
14 months of age and the daughter ol
Mr. and Mrs. J. Y. Jenkins. Mrs
Jenkins is the daughter of Mr. Jayne?
The child waa burled yesterday at 1]
o'clock. Friends in Anderson of thc
family will sympathize with then
E.' G. Evans of Pendleton wai
among the visitors in the city yester
W. S. Campbell of the country wat
in the city yesterday.
W. O. Merritt of tho Robert? secliot
wes a visitor In the city yesterday.
Amos Masters of Mountain Creel
Bpent yesterday In the city.
Mrs. Will Thompson of Lowndes
ville waa among among the shopper*
In the city yesterday. .
Jule Duckworth of Lebanon waa lc
Ute city yesterday. .
t J. H. Kay of Hopewell waa In thc
city yesterday for a short while.
John Cox of the country waa amone
Uie visito; s in the city yesterday.
F. & Prince ot the Cawwell Insti
tute section waa in the clt*r yesterday,
Newton Campbell of Eureka waa In
tho city yesterday fer a short while.
ANOTHER RECESS IS
INVESTIGATING THE DL?TI?
OF THOMAS M. DODD.
MEET MARCH 4
Sheriff HM Made No Further Ar
rest?-HM Nothing to Give
Out on Matter
Re-convening yesterday afternoon
st 2 o'clock for the purpose of resum
ing Inquiry into the death of the late
Thomas M. Dodd, the eoroner'3 Jury,
at tho request of Sherill Ashley, re
cessed until 10 o'clock a. m., Thurs
day, March 4.
Coroner Harden selected a Jury
Tuesday morning and had them view
the remains of Mr. Dodd, at a local
undertaking establishment. The jury !
repaired to the county courthouse,
where Sheriff Ashley met with them
and asked that they recess until Wed- ?
?enday, aa he honed to have something
in the way of evidence pointing to the
party or parties guilty of Mr. Dodd':;
death to lay before them by that time.
Yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock tho
Jury re-convened at the sheriff's ofr
flee. Coroner Harden stated to them
that the sheriff had requested him to
have his jury take another recess, as
he-had not finished following up cer
tain clues on which he was at work.
The jury was asked to report back at
the sheriff's office at 10 o'clock on tue
morning of Thursday, March 4.
Sheriff Ashley stated last night that
he had nothing to give out with re
ference to tho clues be is following Up
in his efforts to apprehend the party
guilty of Mr. Dodd'a death. No oth
er arrests have boen made, the ne
groes Chapman and Burrlss being tho
only persons the sheriff ls holding in
his Investigation of this matter.
0 WITH THE MOVIES. o
Hundreds of people who have cried
to themselves as they pursued tho
pages of "Tho Sign of the Cross,"
others who have not read the book but
who have heard of It, some who have
neither read the book nor heard of it
but have beard of William Farnum or
seen bim In person on the stage, and
a few who have never read the book,
heard of lt, seen Farnum or heard ot
him, flocked to The Paramount
theatre yesterday afternoon and last
night tp w)ltne|s . this spul-stjtrlng
story told in motion pictures. It was
one of the most elaborately staged
photo plays over shown in Anderson,
as wejl as one ot the. most artistic
from the standpoint of the setting, the
acting and the general execution of
the piece. The music rendered by the
orchestra In connection with tho
showing ot the film was exquisite. For
today The Pahrmount ls offering the
well k?own "Exploits of KUilne" end
a Paramount fea tu. J entitled "The
The Anderson continues to attract
men, women and children by the
score. Tho new theatre ls proving
quite popular with "young" Anderson,
as ls evidenced by the dozens of young
couples spending the evenings there.
The offering yesterday at Tho Ander
son waa up to the standard, a selec
tion of five photo plays being shown.
The feature ot the program was the
S reel Besanay "Thirteen Down," a
thrilling story ot the United States
secret service, featuring the popular
Francis X. Bushman and Beverly!
Bayne. For next Friday The Ander- j
son is offering one of the best motion j
?tctures ever produced, entitled "My
fflcial Wife." This ls a five-reel
Vltagraph and a splendid feature. A
resident of Andereon who has bad the
pleasure of seeing thia motion picture
pronou' es lt one of the most spec
tacular ever shown in. this section.
For example, one scene shows a real
torpedo fired from a submarine and
shows the torpedo striking and blow
ing up a large yacht on which a. Rus
entan anny officer is attempting to
escape with a young woman he has,
abducted. The orchestra at The An
1 derson is ons ot the strongest features
of the whole show.
? The Palmetto.
The Palmetto always proves a popu- !
lar resort, and yesterday afternoon
and *ast night had tts usual crowds
of patrons. Here one Is able to enjoy .
seeing the ''hitman form divine". oh
the screen and In reality on the stage
before him. The Winning Girls com
pany ia putting up a pleasing show,
and there ls plenty of fun, dancing,
singing and good acting tc satisfy al!.
* The offering today at the Bijou ls
"The Master Key." episode No. 0. Thia
ts a great Universal aerial drama and
ts a thriller. The play features
Robert Leonard and Ella Hall, and
is by Josh Fleming Wilson. The pic- i
turee and tousle at the Bijou are al
ways pleasing, and this ta a good
place to spend tb o afternoon or even
FOLEY KWNEM rHXS
U4 aiR?tfM< Kt*> , ...^nc*
Take a Peep at
T. L. Cely Co.V
.. .We have John B. Stetson & Co.'s "Ensign/* "Tarto,"
"Gem," and "Denmar" hats for young men.
These hats are 'being worn NOW on
Broadway in little old New York, 30 ve pre
then? here for your approval.
Give them the "once over."
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DR? ^/VJEIT \ itS
199 1-2 E. Whftner St Anderson, S. C.
FILLING, CROWN AND BRIDGE SPECIALTY
EXPERT ON EXTRACTING
Either way, asleep or wide awake;
One of the bert in the State.
An Advertising Clincher
In talking recently with a man who has
made a big success as an advertising sales
man, the question was asked him, "What
has been the* most effective argument you
have, used to induce merchants to adver
"I ask them," the salesman repliedi "what
proportion of the population in the territory
they serve has come into their store within
the past three months.
''Very few of ihem in reply to ibis ques
tion, claim that any large proportion of the
population has corn? into the store. A few
may say they have had 10'per cent, of thc
people. Many would admit that not over i
per cent of the people had been in their
store during that period. In many c-ises the
proportion would be away below i per cent.
"Then I say, 'How are all the rest of the
people going to have any idea about thc
merits of the stock you carry? They may
go by your place of business twice a day, but
they know nothing about what you are do
ing. You will never get trade unless you ?
seek after their business ai d tell them what
you have got.*
"To do that," the salesman continued, "I
tell them there are just three things that can
be done. They can send a salesman around
. from door to door tovell them about the
goods. They can distribute handbills or cir
cular letters. Or they can advertise in the
"Newspaper advertising would not cost a
tw entieth of the cost of personal solicitation.
It is move effective, because it (eta. attenttoe
where- a solicitor would be turned away. And
a newspaper advertisement is read where a
handbill goes to the waste basket. If you
don't care to adopt one of these methods, I
tell them, the great mas? of the people wilt
continue to pass you by without knowing
about your goods or ever giving you any