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Cenes Against Blur
Uldge File? Again.
Damage auks against the Blue
Ridge Railroad company growing out
of the clewing up of an alley by the
building of the new passenger sta
tion ou North Main street, which
were brought up for trial at the. last
session bf the civil court and ordered
amended as to form, hav*? been re
filed in the office of the clerk of court.
It is likely that the cases will be
taken up at the term of the civil court ]
convening here on March 8.
Three Cases in .
Recorder's Court. -
Three cases involvi,.;* four defen
dants were brought before the recor
der .In the police ! court yesterday
noon. Bead . Ratnpey was convicted
of charges of drunkenness and sen-,
fenced to pay a fine of |5. Pender
grast was convicted ot petit larceny,
one ten-pound bucket of lard,- and
sentenced to pay a fine of 825 or serve
30 days. George Johnson and Eunice
Low were convicted of charges of
disorderly conduct and sentenced to
pay fines of $5 'each.
tiness Weight ,
The lady who KMbmits tho liest
guess Ss to the weight of several
tubs of sausage which "will be on dis
play today in the attractive window
of W. A. Power's store a pris?* of hv? j
pounds of ' tho sausage will be given.
The sausage, which are genuine pork :
variety and delightful > to the palate, !
were made by B. L. F.ouda, thc expert I
meat .-utter at J'owerV market, who
has earned- (tuite a reputation _ as u
maker of fine sausage.
Free Flower Seed.
Tells You About lt
If you are engaged in farming, or
If you plant only vegetables or flow
ers, you cannot afford to be without
the big "ataloguo .published fresh and
.new eve.-y year by the great South?
ern seed house. H. G: Hastings &
Company, of Atlanta. Ga., and sen*, ab
solutely free, postage paid, to all who
write for lt, mentioning the nama o!
In this catalogue we tell you of a
splendid offer of freo flower a?ed tu
all our customers, five- magnificent
" varieties that mean beauty about'your
home and a pleasure to wives and
daughters that nothing else can give.
This'catalogue telle you, too, about
our big cash prize offer to the Corn
Club boya of your state. It tells all
about our fine yielding varieties ot
corn and cotton-the kind we grow on
our own 3,200 acre farm. It tells
About the best seeds of ali kinds for
planting in the South. It should be
? in_,every Southern home. Write to
day and let us send lt to you.-H. G.
HASTINGS & CO., Atlanta, Ga.--Advt.
Tours One Way Tl
Canal and Special
The Tours will consume 28* lo
bertha; d'nlng car and steamship
on American plan, except lug Los A
rooms only are furnished; attract!
Inetu<Un#vDcnver, Colorado Sp
Royal ftor*e, ?fcit take City, Tell?
Canyon of Arteaa, Orange Orovei
i>k^Vl^swi^??"r 5*?s* pf Call
Seattle Paget Seam!, 'Victoria, Vi
Mountain*,?'. Paul and Chicago.
AfC^TraljiB equipped with A>
room, stateroom- compartment and
lue r?c-??eivc- ra oar parries
conducted anr\ satisfactory chape
sar ni of every attention.
The highest class of service
THING0 everywhere. .
A. li Rv
Y SPARKLETS ?
?_ . .
? Mention Caught Orar the **
treets of Anderson V
Cotton Off 1-4
Cent Fer round.
Cotton bes been quoted on the local
market for the past few days at 7
3-4 cents per pound, this being 1-4
cent Jess than the price which pre
vailed for so long up until a few days
ago. Very little of the staple IA being
turned loose nowaday*, the farmers
seeming to be unwin,?? to take less
than 8 cents for it. '
Meeting ?. Y. P. t'.
Ernest K. Johnstone is expected to
return today from Darlington, whero
he went as a delegate to the annual
I convention of the Baptist Young
Peoples Union. The convention was
In session for three duya and adjourn
ed last night. The meeting this year
wan particularly enjoyable, the pro
| grant carried out being an especially j
I interesting one.
The ladles or the First Presbyterian
church choir will hold a cake sale
Saturday morning at Moore-Wilson's
3tore. Cakes of all kinds will be of
fered for reasonable prices. The
cokes are being made by the ladles of
the choir, and it is eald that they will
be aa good as any ever offered for sale
in the city.
The juniors and intermediates ' f
St. John's Methodist ehurchvwlll serve
a-banquet in the dining room of tho
church this evening at 7 o'clock. A
splendid menu bas been prepared and
covers will be laid for some 40 or
f>0 guests. The affair promises to he
one of the most enjoyable of the kind
ever given by a similar organization.
I,?1*? ol Series
The last of a series of meetings at
the First Baptist church was held last
nL.'.?, the pastor. Dr. John F. Vines,
speaking on the subject of "World
Appeal." The meetings were splen
didly attended and those who went
were greatly benefltted by the heart
to-heart discussion of vital church
ICarnival Win ';
Not Be Allowed.
An advfcnce agent of the Dave Nixon I
carnival company was in Anderson to ?
see Mayor Godfrey with reference to
plans for bringing the, attraction to !
this city, during the week ot April
5-10. The carnival ls showing this,
week at Piedmont and next week will
hold forth at Easley. lt is stated that
carnival shows are now playing at i
Pelzer. Greenwood, ' Abbeville and
other ne<irby towns. Mayor Godfrey
stated >c.*: rday that city council had
placed ti, prohibitive license on carni
vals and that the aldermen had ex
pressed themselves on several occas
ions as being firmly opposed to re
ducing the license for any carnival
iroUgh the Panam?
I Train Overland
50 days. Pullman and stateroom
meals; the highest class hotel?
ingelcs and San Francisco where
ve sightseeing iud side-trli?.
rings, Cripple Creek, Pike's Peak,
twstone National, Park, ?rand
t of Hantken* California, 8aa
ferula, San Francesco, Fortland,
mcanver, the Canadian Rocky
LL. STEEL Pullman drawing
observation cara* and diners for
Cor tho entire trip, i-ersonauy
roned. . Ladlos 'unescorted as
and tilt "BEST OF EVE?Y
to enow ber?. 80 it ls altogether
probable that the attraction will pass
An Earl j Morning
At -5:15 o'clock yesterday morning
the fire department received a cali
from NOi't'u radi ?ilt-t-c, lil?; hollie Ot
Police Captain E. O. Bell having been
discovered in flames. When the fire
waked up sleeping members of the
family the (lames had destroyed prac
tically the whole of the roof of the
dwelling. ? The house was burned to
the ground, the flames having got
such a start before the alarm was
turned In that there was no chance
of saving lt. While fighting the fire
on the regular firement. Jack Craft,
was overcome by the heat and smoke.
He was sent back to headquarters- and
recovered In a short while. Captain
Bell carried something like $1,700 in
surance on tlte property.
Nev Kural \
Mail Carrier. I
Announcement was made from Mie
ppstofflce yesterday that Holland N.
Gaillard lias beeu appointed rural
mall carrier on route one. vice J. J.
Coker, who has been forced to retire
on account ot lil health. Mr. Gal
lard's appointment will become cfloc
tlve March 1, but he bas already be
gun work on his route. He ls One
of the youngest men In the employ
of the local office, being barely of
age. He began work in the post?nico
wheu a mere lad aud by dint of hurd
work and faithfulness to duty lian
worked himself topr Mr. Coker gave
the patrons along his route the best
of servlce.-and they regret to see him
Noon Take Hold.
The four new courty commissioners
have tiled their oaths and furnished
the necessary bond 1 nd are ready to
take hold of their nev duties as soon
as the governor has .ssued their com
missions. -The next meeting of the
board will he held Tuesday, March
2, and.it Is expected that by that time
the officers will haw received their
Vu lue - of New
A meeting of the board of direc
tors of the Anderson Development
company, owners of the new theatre
building, was held yesterday after
noon at 3:30 o'clock at the chamber
nf commerce. Matters of a routine
nature only it was stated were consid
ered. Counting up all costs, the di
rectors arrived at the fact that the
new.theatre building, including lot,
building, fixtures, etc., cost approx
Honey Boy Evans
Here March 9.
Manager C. H. Bleich of "The An
derson" theatre announced yesterday
that the next attraction booked for
appearance here ls the celebrated
Honey Boy (George- Evans .Minstrels.
This attraction will be here on Tues
day March ft, lt is probable that a
matinee pertoi manee will be- given
as well as the evening performance.
This will be the first real minstrel
to come to Anderson In years, and it
is probable that it will show to a
If you feel that you need a spring
! tonic take a look at the very toothsome
display 0f fresh meats in the show
window Of the Lilly White Market
on West Whitner street. That display
ot meats would give a dead man an
appetite, much less a live one. "And
lt tastes better than lt looks, too' is
the way Mr. Lindsay, expresses it.
o o o O O I. ^ O O O O O O O O O O O o o
o FIRST CREEK SOCIALS. o
The health In this community ls
very good at this writing.
The farmers oat r*"P is looking
good since this last shower of rain.
There are more oats and wheat plant
ed in this section this spring than
have been for years.
Mr. H. G. Fisher otter.tu. ,v birth
day dinner Sunday near V.?rcu**s.
Miss Maggie Cochran tuc Asaville
school 'cacher spent Friday night
with Miss Mae Bagwell of the Bethany
Mr. W. A. Rlr'jey is all smiles-lt's
. Misses Herren Brock and Thomas
Lowe visited near Barnes Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Owens spent Sun
day with Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Bonds..
Mrs. Rosa McCurry was a shopper*
in Hones Path recently.
Mr. and Mrs. John Bonds visited
their daughter. Mra. S. E. Fergeson
Sunday of near Little Mountain.
Among those who had business in
the - Electric City Thursday were
Messrs. J. P. Owen. W. J. Murdock..
Miss Etekel Norris has been quiet
sick for some time and her many
friends wish her a speedy recovery.
Mr. Herron Brock called on Miss
Salllr..McClellan of Sorry Sunday.
Mrs. J. M. Fisher visited her daugh
ter recently, a'rs. Preston Ashley who
has heen very sick.
Mr.'Carrel Bell, spent a few hoers
Sunday with his father and moth >r.
Mr. and Mfs W. S. Bell.
Mri Robert Bagwell visited Mr. John
Mr. Bur Wilson took dinner with
Mr. G. W. Brock Wednesday,
'? Mr, Asa Hall, Jr,, has been ginning
for the past few days.
?j#.^_-s ,?'..??- ciare?tess Rickey
spent Sunday with Misses Maggie and
Will Captain PkRadc'nhla Americans.
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 2.'..-Harry
Dalis will captain the Philadelphia
Americans thia season. H was an
nounced today by Manager Connie
Mack. Ira Thomas. Issi year's cap
tain, will have complete charge of th?
itrfrttied In Ten Hounds.
ATLANTA, Ga.. Feb. 25.-Frank
Whitney, of Ceda/ Papula. 1?., wss
: sion over Jake Abel, o"
Tenn., at tbe end of
ten-round boxing match here tonight.
Young Ladies of College to be
Guests of Management
Thc young ladies of the Anderson
College and members of the faculty
will be the guests of Manager C. li.
Bleich of The Anderson theatre thia
afternoon, when the five-reel Vita
graph feature "My Official Wife" will
be shown. j
Mrs. John Sadler, as announced yes
terday. will give a theatre party this
afternoon, she having invited Borne
78 ladies to be her guests at tho
theatre this afternoon when thia pic
ture ls shown.
The picture promises to be one of
the best ever shown here and lt is
probable that .it will be shown to
crowded houses both during the af
ternoon and evening.
The Anderson orchestra will bc on
hand as usual this afternoon anti even
ing, and a very attractive program
has been prepared tor tho occasion.
Of Employees of Gluck Mill is
Still Holding Out-Plant
The strike of Clin k Mill operatives
is Htill holding, out, not a wheel lu
the plant having turned since the em
ployees walked out som et h in g like two
There aro at present no Indications
as to how long the dealo?k will be
Conferences Between Representa
rives of Japan and China Pro
gressing Toward Compro
(Hy AcMH-inlW1 Pt**.)
PEKING. Feb. 20.--Th.? outlook for
an adjustment of the differences \
which have arisen betVcen China and
Japan has Improved distinctly. The
conferences octween' representatives
of tho two nattons apparently are pro
gressing toward a compromise.
The most Important step yet taken
In this direction was disclosed here
today. The Japanese government has
given indications which arc regarded ;
as definite that it will not insist for
the present upon the group of gen
eral demands which it 'presented.
These include the chief points upon
which China based her resistance to
the representations 'from Tokio. -
EVEN CROSS, SICK
If. feverish, bilious, constipated,
give fruit laxative
Don't Bcold your fretful, peevish j
child. see if tongue is coated; this ls r 1
sure sign its little stomach, liver and '
bowels.are clogged with sour we*.te: 1
When listless, pale, feverish, full of
cold, breath bad, throat ?oro, doesn't
eat, sleep or act naturally, has Motu- 1
ach-ache, indigestion, diarrhea, give a '
teaspoonful of "California Syrup r-f ,
FJgs," und In a few hours all the foul
waste, the sour bile and fcra'enting
food passe? ont of tho howe's and you '
have a well and playful child astin. ,
Children love this harmless "fruit
laxative." and mothers can rest easy
airer giving lt because tt .hover f.iHs .
to make their little "insides" clean
Keep it handy. Mother! A little glv- (
en today saves a sick child tomorrow. ,
but get the genuine. Auk your drug- t
gist for a GO cent bottle or "Caltfor- ,
Uta Syrup of Figs." which has dlrec- ,
lions for babies, children of all ager (
and for grown-ups plainly on the bot- ,
tte. Remember,there -?re counter- (
felts sold here, so surely look jud see
that youru is made by-the ''('allfor-.
Fig Syruj Company." Hand back
with contempt any other fig syrup.
JEFFERSON HOME I
President Sends Letter to Senator
Kern and Rep. Underwood
Fovoring Passage of
(By A.?*',?ird lVe?*.)
WASHINGTON, Feb. SS.-President
Wilson sent a letter toaay to Senator
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ItCtU DHU i ?JP" ? " .>...?.. i iraui nwu
favoring passage of the pending reso
lution for purchase of.? Monticello, the
home of Thomas Jefferson, it fol
"I am tdd that there ls a resolution
now pending before beth houses of
congress for the porchaae of Monticel
lo, the home of Mr. Jeff elson, and that
beek of it Hes a very strong sentiment
in both nottser. Certainty my own
interest In lt ls very -?eep and very
"I roost earnestly hope thst there
will be some interval lu the business
of congress which can be Med for
the passage of this mo*t interesting
piece of legislation, which 1 think
will me?t the approvf.il pt thc whore
PRESIDENT MAY CALL SEN
ATE SESSION FOR MARCH
WILL DECIDE AT
Administration Anxious to Have
Colombian and Nicaraguan
(Hy V?oriatei| Pi.-)
WASHINGTON, Feb. 25.-whether
a special session of the senate shall
be called by President Wilson after
March -I to consider the Colombian
and Nicaraguan treaties probably will
he decided by the president at tomor
row's cabinet meeting. Many of the
president's adviser? are opposed to
the special session, but thc adminis
tration is very anxious to have the
treaties ratified and it was considered
probably tonight that a Senate session
would lie cnlled for March ."?.
Tito senate foreign relations Com
mittee was given to understand at
Its last meeting that colombia was
becoming Impatient over the delay in
the ratification of the treaty and was
considering protesting to the powers.
The treaty, which expresses regret
that anything should have happened
ta mar ?he friendly relations between
the two countries and provides for
the payment, by the I'nlted States
of $2r.,O0?,00O for .Colombia's loss re
sulting from the taking of the Panama
("anal ?one was ratllled hy tho Colom
bian senate many months ago.
The administration also desires .to
have the Nicaraguan treaty ratified
because the government in that coun-.
try ls said to be facing serious finan
cial difTlcuiUcs unless It cnn get the
money payment provided for In the
treaty for the Nicaraguan, canal
lt was understood the president
hopes to have both of these ratified
before the formal opening of the
Panama Canal In July so that at that
ttme entire friendship may exist be
tween all the nations in America.
Although administration leaders be
lieve the federal trade commission
nominations can be confirmed before
March 4, there is certain to he. a fight
on several of theih. No special ses
sion of toe senate would be called
to consider these nominations alone,
however, since the president has been
Informed by his legal advisers that he
hes the authority to make recess ap
pointments in case -the nominations
fail at this aesHtcn.
M.STIX F IHN TH
IS TA.ITKO KIRIIV
At the Paramount Thenlre Today.
One of the most notable film pro
jetions evar made In this country ls
the plctar??ed re?itbn of "rv.sii'jo
Kirby." perhaps tho mos*- Important
Broadway r.uccess ever written by
Rooth Tarkington and Harry Leon
Wilson, which is offered by the Jesse
L. Lasky Feature Play Comedy with
Dustin Farnum In the title role.
"Cameo Kirby" ls a romance of the
South in the days before tho war. with
love ns its main motive and with in
cidents which include many exciting
"Carno Kirby" ran for an entire
?eaBorf in Now York about two years
ago and was regarded at that time
?S a distinctive departure. In the
:?iifl-t ot a flood of realistic dramas,
this romance of the South, with Hs
gentleman hero whose proclivity for
gambling get? him into difficulties,
ind its lovely heroine* who believes
In the hero In spite of all tempta
tions to mistrust him. made a tre
mendous sensation. The costumes,
the spirit of adventure and the entire
atmosphere of the piece, so successful
:>n the stage, are doubly attractive
m the screen. The incidents in the
?tory which could only he described
l?y word of mouth In the "Legitimate"
rcrslon of "jCanieo Kirby" are all
thown upon the screen In the mlnut
wt detail, with a wealth of local color
:hat literally transports the mind
Jack, to the days when races between
the Mississippi Riwr boats were
sporting ev'Mts for the gentleman of
For tho character like . that of
L'ameo Klrbv, there ls only one su
preme American artist-and the naroo
>f that artist IF Dustin Farnum: With
til the physical charm so indlspensl
ne-in such a character? and with the
Experience of almost innumerable
romantic successes, he brings to Cte
nti rtiretation of such a romantic role,
i nness and knowledge of the art
vlilcli cannot be duplicated.
Dtirttn Farnum in "Cameo Kirby "IS
wund to bc un even greater attraction
hsn Dustin Farrium is 'The Vir
ginian" or "The Squaw."
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give instant relief-Cost
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Nerve-racking, splitting or dull,
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The price of admissi
be 5 cents t
"THE AWAITED HOUR"
A rip roaring comedy i
"RIDGEWAY OF MONTAN,
Strong, clean drama of the i
tanic struggle for a mine and a
FE? COURT BILL
HAS UTILE CHANCE
OF PASSAGE? AT PRESENT
SESSION CONGRESS IT
NO COURT HOUSES
Are Specified in Bill-This Mat
ter Left to Future Deter
* The so-called new judicial district
bill, which is intended to provide an
other set of officers for the western
district of the United States district
court for South Carolina, has practi
cally iva chance for passage at this
congress, which adjourns March 4, ac
cording to information received yes
terday from Thc Intelligencer's
The bill does not pr?vido for the
location of new courts or courthouses,
leaving this matter for future deter
minalton, An impression has gotten
abroad ?.?at the bill provides for fed
eral courthouses at Frick Hill? Ander
son and Oreen wood, but according *o
information from Washington, this ,.'s
An impression bas also goue out
that the bill now In congress is for
the creation of another district ot the
federal court, to he known as the
western district.' As a matter of fact,
there ls already a western.district of
the federal court in. this State. In
1822 two districts, the eastern and
the western, were provided In South
Carolina. . But one set of officers have
presided over both districts, however.
Th? bill In congress ls merely to pro
vide another judge . and necessary
court officers tors the western dis
It is stated that when the bill has
been passed the chamber of com
merce will take up the matter of
having' Anderson designated for a
As stated yesterday In dispatches
from Washington,1 Senator Tillman
has introduced tn the senate a bill
Identical with Congressman ' Aiken's
bill, which was introduced < in the
house but sidetracked, through the
opposition of Republican Leader
Manh. Congressman Rsgsdale, it ls
btated, is making efforts to have Con
gressman Aiken's bill put back on the
calendar of the present congress.
Cotton Steamer Has Almost Com
pleted Voyage and Haa Not
NEW YORK. Feb. ll... - Thc Dacia,
which Gi-eat Britain has heeh
expiated to seize s> sea because her
transfer froth German to American
registry Is questioned, had almost
completed on February 2a her voyage
from Norfolk across the AtlanUc and
had not boin molested. Messages re
ceived lu re today assert that, on that
date the Dacia was 400 miles weat
inls End.. England.
1.* ter messages sahl rite Dacia's cap
tain decided to change hts course,
and instead of prcceediug through
Ihe English Channel, had taken the
\essei by tho northern route. From
this it was Jnferre-i the Dacia today
was north of the Shetland Islands.
The change lu the vessel's course
was decided on, lt was -be.'le ved. to
avoid mino flolds in the North Sea.
The Dacia. loaded wi,,!; cotton. Is
awned by Cdwtrd N\ Breitung, of this
city, who purchased her from the
Hamburg-American line and change 1
ber registry, placing her under tho
on at The Bijou will
o one and all
-A two reel Imp m?lodrame.
ind two other good reels
k"-A three reel 101 Bison
.now clutched mountains' A ti?
love that grew stronger through
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NEW MEMBERS WANTED
IN ANDERSON AD
ORGANIZATION TO BE MA
A DEPARTMENT OF THE
CHAMBER OF COM
To Serve Light Refreshments and
Agreeing to rc-orgunizo as a de
partment ot tito chamber of tom-*
meroe, members of tho Anderson Ad,
Club, in session isst evening at tb?
chamber of commerce, decided to put;
on a campaign for new member? for
the organisation and to meet
Thursday night, at the chamber ot
commerce, when light refreshments .
will be served and officers elected.; <
At tbe meeting last night pious for
reorganising as a department of tho
chamber of commerce were discussed,
the plan baring been suggested som.u
days ago by. President li. O. Evan? of
the club. The suggestion was deem
ed a wise one, and it waa agreed that
thia would be done. The resignation
of Mr. Evana aa president of the.or-"
ganizatlon was received with regret - '
Committees to solicit new members
will be appointed probably today,, and
will get to work at once to recruit tho
ranks of the organisation. This, idea;
is to make tho organization more pf a
young man - club, but ibis is hotjjfia'
tended to exclude older men 'fronts
membership. On the contrary,
club will be glad to have them,
idea ls to get more yoting men ot tl
city interested in Ad Club and chat
ber of commerce work, -and it i
thought that the best medium throi
which to do this work InI the Ad C
BURNING BUSH Chapter
No. 7 will meet this evening-al
6 o'clock for the purpose Of
work. Supper will be served at
1:30. All Royal Arch Masons
are cordially invited.
JOHN K. HOO?. H. P.
W. H. FRAZER,'Sec..
"T12" malees sore, huming, tired foci
fairly dance with delight. Away KO tl.*
sehes and pains, th? corns, cillouws.
bll*tcrs and bunions. ' t
^ " 71Z M draWk
nut thc acids fti?r?
.pup potions that pun
^jft Ww up your fest. Nb
^?Vv ^A*W yon work, how
jTjK V? WK you dases,
^7tf*\ T) how far y?u
you raacaln- otu
_ _A\, brings restful
'i^BMRS foot ?omfor?.
*>LiJ^ ^/Jm "TBS" is won
derfal far fir?!,
selling, swollen, smarting /eel. Your ftftt
jual tingle for joy; shoes never bart ar
.ecu) tijjht. *
1 (Jet a 2.V cent bes of "TIZ" ?nw fro?
?nv il marist or department sure, gnu
.?it torture forever-waar smaller *l;o*?.
te-p your feet fresh, swelt and happy.