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IN PERRY BUSI
Only a few years ago, a gentle
man brought his son to us and
to?u u? tu lake charge of him and
. teach him, if we could. The
father stated that his son was
earning $10.00 per month on his
Thc boy applied himself and
within a few short months he had
mastered Bookkeping, Penman
ship, Stenography, and Typewrit
This same farmer 6oy soon
obtained a position in the city
schools in an adjoining State,
worked in thatplace for a short
time, Was afterwards promoted
to the bond department of a ?%
t?mK. ta the same city, and a little
later married the bankers daugh
ter. He is today filing that posi
tion at a salary of $2,5oo.oo per
yee r. Look, if you please, how
rapidly the farmer boy made a
rise! You can do the same thin?.
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New York Cotton.
NRW YORK, Man li ll. There
wa? heavy realizing In ?litton today
willoh canned tuon- or leus Iregularl
ty. but Ibo clone was li rm. net uu
chauged lo i pointa higher.
Liverpool ?lid nul tully meet >.'?
tcrtlay's local ?ulvance but after
opening point? lower to 1 point
higher, th" luarkel here Hold about i>
to 7 point? above yesterday's close
on overnight buying orders and short
covering. Prices ?non weakened un
der more or les? general realizing
by recent buyers and scattered Hell
ing for a roactlou. The opening ad
vance had carried prices into new
high ground for thc movement, with
October contracts at 9.47. or within
points of the Henson's high record
This seemed to largely account for
the disposition to take profits, but
offerings wer,, pretty well taken on a
scale down by fresh buying, and af
ter showing a loss of some 2 to I
points, tile market rallied later on
trade buying, ?overing hy early Bell
ers and renewed bull support.
Reports of small mule sales south
und continued talk of reduced acre
age were factors of the advances.
According to some advices there lia?
been no material Improvement in
spot demand In the Interior and thc
larger salea at the ports reflect a
rush to export prior to March 16.
Cotton futures closed firm:
Open high low close
March .8. GI 8.67 8.60 8.67
May.8.86 8.517 8.86 8.94
July.9.12 1?.20 9.11 9.18
October .. ..9.41 9.47 9.38 9.45
December .. 9.60 9.66 9.57 9.63
Spot cotton quiet; middling up
lands 8.85; sales 500 bales.
New Orleans Cotton.
NEW ORLEANS. March ll.-Cot
ton was steady today, but moved
within narrow limits, standing at the
highest 3 to 4 points over yesterday's
last quotations: and at the lowest
points under. The close was 1 point
up to 1 point down, compared with
The firmness of spotB gavie the
mnrkn? strength to resist pressure.
Sales on the spot In this market dur
ing the last two days have totalled
nearly 11,000 boles, while prices dur
ing the last three days have risen 38
points, or almost $2 u bale. Dears
snld this was thc result of a demand
from oxportors who were trying to
fill their commitments before tho re
strictions on shipping declared by
tho Allies go into effect, but bulls j
considered that part of it was the re
sult of n brisker inquiry from .".pin
ners. Exports to foreign countries
from all ports for the day were ?41,
826 bales as against total port re
ceipts of 16,926.
Cotton futures close:
March 8.46; May 8.66; Julyl 8.89;
October 9.18; December 9.35.
?pot cotton steady, IS yOi?la up;
middling 8.38. Salou on the spot 3.
380 bales; to arrive 2,530.
CHICAGO. March ll.-Wheat
swayed today largely? according to
thc vorying character of cable re
ports. Closed tveak at 1-8 decline to
3-4 advance, compared with last
night. Other staples showed net
gains, com a Bhade to 1-4, oats
3-8? 3-4 and provisions 2 1-2& 5 to
Grain and provisions closed:
WIH EAT-May 1.52 1-2; July
COEN-May 72 3-4; July 74 5-8.
OATS-May 57 3-8; July 52-8-4.
CASH GRAIN-Wheat. No. 2 red.
nominal; No. 3 rod. 1.63 1-4?1.54;
No. 2 hard, 1.58 3-8ft 1.59.
CORN-No.. 2 yellow 72 1-2.
TAXPAYERS TAKE NOTICE
The finie for paying taxes will be
out April 1st. and I have published
a list of Anderson School Districts
No. 17, which have not been paid.
Now if you fail to call for your poll
tax when you pay your taxes it will
cost you $8.00 BO If you fail to pay,
do not blame your auditor.
Preachers and School Trustees are
liable for poll tax.
Mat ried, on Sunday afternoon,
March 7th, at 2 o'clock at the home
of N. P. Whitten, or Solem, Mles Myr
tle Rebecca Moss and Floyd Watkins
Whitten. The groom is a son of
J. B. Whitten, Qt Pendleton. . He is
a prosperous young farmer of this
county,' having' received his training
nt ("limbon College. The bride ia the
fourth daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M.
A. Moss, of Salem. As Miss Moss
abe was most popular with the young
er social sot. The groom is to be con
gratulated upon winning the heart
and hand of so charming and accom
plished a young lady. After a few
I days spent at the home of the groom's
father and among other relativen in
Anderson, city and county, they will
ba at borne to their many friends at
Salesa. Tho ceremony was performed
by Rev. H. A. Whitten-Keowee
Stocks and Bonds.
NEW YORK, .March ll.-Reac
tionary tendencies of the previous
session were lacking I? today's stock
market) prices showing a firm under
tone on moderate dealings. The suc
cess of the New York State hoad
nale. additional gold import from
Japan, with prospects of further
drafts upon Britain's sold stores in
Canada, were factor:! of sentimental
Exchange markets took on a more
variable tone, sterling on landon
being easier, while greater firmness
was shown in remittances to the con
tinent. TII?K contrary was attributed
to sales of the new Swiss govern
ment Jiotes and the new Connan war
notes, for both of which an increased
demand was manifested.
Mor(. tiran the usual amount of to
day's business in stocks was devot
ed lo automobile abares, which clos
ed with calna of 1 to (i points. Rum
ors of cash or stock dividends, or
some other form 'if "melon" accom
panied their advance, hut trading
was confined largely to specialists in
those Issues. Other semi-active
stocks made t to 2 point gains,
among tho chief exceptions being
American Sugar preferred and
Southern Raliway preformed. Erics
were ?trongest of the railway divis
ion. Total sales of stocks amounted
to 172.001) .shares.
Ihmds mainly irregular; the only
feature being thc weakness of New
York Central debenture sIxeB. Total
sales (pur value) aggregated II,
Panama registered 4's declined
3-8 per cent on call.
Cotton Seed Oil.
NEW YORK. March 1.-Cotton
seed oill was easier despite light
crude offerings and steadiness In
other commodity markets, owing to
stagnation in outside trade and scat
tered liquidation. Final prices were
generally 3 to 4 points net lower.
The market closed steady. Spot
f..6."Wi 7; Alaren v.60(fr16.70; April
6.67??6.80; May 6.88(86.90; June 7
(&7.02; July 7,0997.11; August 7.17
ff?7.10; September 7.25(^7.27; Oc
LIVKKiPOOL. March ll-Cotton,
spot, firm; good middling 5.49; mid
dling 5.17; low middling 4.77. Sales
10.000; speculation and export 3,
0C0. Receipts ?7.00C.
Futures quiet. May-Juno 5.08;
Juno-July 5.12 1-2; July-August ft. 18
1-2; October-November 5.33; J&n
NEW YORK. March ll.-Cotton
goods markets were steady today
with light trade. Raw silk was firm
er and higher. Carpet trade reports
showed a poor condition of business,
only ono of the Hrgo mills being in
full operation. The dyestuff short
age waft 'more acute.
CHICAGO. March 1.-Hogs low
er. Bulk 6.60@>6.70; light 6.150*
6.75; mixed 6.50?8.70; heavy 6.15
?6.70; rouen 6.15&6.30; pigs 5.50
Cattle slow. Native steers 5.70<B>
8.75; cows and heifers 3.30? 7.60;
Sheep weak. Shet^ email@example.com; year
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o HOPEWELL NEW? .
Miss Mary Teague and Miss Mae
King worshipped at. Lebanon Sun
day: We mlsood them very much at
Sunday -school. MIBS Teague la the
primary teacher. Miss Mae has been
organist for several years.
Mr Alonzo Jolly of Anderson was
with us Sunday, our old organist.
We were glad to hear him play and
lead for us. He certainly made fino
music. We are certainly proud rt
our now organ. That make of or
gans makes the finest music of any
organ we ever heard._, All churches
that conterrplate huylng a new or
gan should hear ours, lt's grand.
There has been. so much sickness
and bad weather this winter, our
Sundsy school bas been the smallest
it has been in years, reports ranging
frorj forty to sixty, but spring is
near. want to put on new spirit
ual life as the mother earth puts on
vegetable life for lt seems to me If
there ls anything that would rouse
a sleeping Christian, it would be
spring with all of its new beauties,
merry birds, and bright sunshine.
Everything seems to be cslllnk us i~>
rejoice and praise God.
Messrs. diaries Pruitt and Eulys
Stokes of Starr' section spent the
week-end with Mr. W. P. Cartee's
Mr. and Mrs. Earle Watson are
nil smiles. They ba*o a tiny rose
bud put into their care and keeping,
so great responsibility that fond
parents hardly realist? with the first
bom. but we hope they realize they
have little feet to guide, as all
parents ought to. Mrs. Watson is at
thc Anderson hospital.
Friday was such a bad day th? j
school postponed tin- debate, and bad
it Monday. It was splendid for l>e
Kinners. Their subject subject was
"Compulsory Education." The nega
tivo and affirm?t! vo almost tied in
their arguments, but the Judges dc- ; ?
cided in favor of the affirmative.
Hopewell will surprise everyone
with a fine play at the Behool in Hie
near future. Watch out for lt.
Several of the farmerj have gone
into the creamery business.** They
think now lt will pay better than sell
ing butter. The ones in this Immed
iate neighborhood are, Meusrb. Jno.
Duckworth, Will Martin, James
Mosley. E. M. Due worth. Lee Wei
borne. Enoch Wilson. Several oth
ers will Join In as soon as their cows
ar? fresh in.
Some of tho farmers ha\V; already
applied thc soda to their grain. They
believe they artf right applying it
early, for we read a bulletin from
Clemson, on the experimenta and re
sults of fertilizing grain. It said,
putting it on early caused more
stalk? to grow and that made more
grain, late applications only made a
larger stalk, BO if it makes more
grain everyone ought to apply early.
The high price of flour won't alarm
the farmers in this section much
longer, if we are permitted to make
Wheat, for almost every framer has
Good roads seems to be the most
important subject to be discussed
uow. We ore glad to hear it dis
cussed, for discussions always do
someone good. They will investigate
to be able to discuss.
Where Supervisor King worked
roads last year, or built and graded
them rather, has been almost Impas
sable this winter, but if every farm
er will uso a drag after each rain
this spring and summer, will have
the best roads this section of the
county ima ever enjoyed, for it is an
enjoyment to ride over good roads.
No one will deny the fact.
If everyone would be public spirit
ed, willing to do just a little* for
nothing, not be afraid of helping the
other fellow because you help your
self, ono scrape one time, another
the next, one /haul .. few loads of
Band where needed, ot gravel, clean
out a ditch that causes a wash, we
would soon haMJe fine roads in sum
mer. Of pniir??; th*>y ?.!! get bad in
long wet spells, but we .are on the
upward road to better roads.
The friends of Mr. J. W. White
will be glad to learn he is abie to go
to ride. ?We all rejoice with him, for
he has been tn many weeks. His
daughter, MVS. Julia Webb and child
ren visited him Saturday and Sun
Mrs. Annie Watson and Miss Em
mie Vandiver gave their mother,
Mrs. W>u. Vandiver surprise birth
day dinner and a quilting last Fri
day. She waa oe visiting and they
got everything ready, sent her an in
vitation to cont?- home to it. They
had several neighbors and relatives
All quilted, had a good dinner and
a jolly tim;;. lt t? ?n <?wm>t 22c
young people try to give older ones
a pleasant itme. We are all too ready
to say father or mother wouldn't
caro for such a thing. Wo don't
know, let's more of us try and see.
There's nothing that pleases grand
parents more than for someone to
go to trouble for them and show
their appreciation of them, if they
don't do too much. So let un all try
to make all aged people wo come in
contact with happy by some little
deed of kindness, or HUI? word of
I was away from homo once, pass
ed a very old lady' sitting in a roll
ing chair, her face was so sweet it
charmed mo. I stopped and patted
her on the clrcek and said, 'You have
such a sweet face grandma." Her
eyes just sparkled, with delight. She
took my hand, asked my name, said
she would like to see me again
sometime. I didn't do anything, but
she was made happy because I stop
ped to speak to an old woman.
PENNY MOVIE I
Palmetto Theatre Will Give Daily j
Show for Admission of One
Anderson baa not yet acquired the
Jitney bus habit, but she has gone a
long ways forward and established the ?
penny moving picture boase. Manager
A. M. Pinkston of the Palmetto an
nounced yesterday that beginning
next Monday he will put on a "penny
a Jhrow" motion picture chow, to be
run every afternoon except Saturday
betweeu the hourn of 1:30 and
A comedy of the Keystone or Heera
Har variety will be shown at the pen
ny shows. The show will not be!
given on Saturdays, as the vaudeville I
at tho Palmetto starts at 1 o'clock on
There is but ona vjther penny moUon
picture show in the United States,
that being in St. Louis, and according
to reports it is dring a land office
business. With a penny motion pic
ture show in Au-Jerson, there is
scarcely a child in the city who can
not get his nil of tho moviea every
?orlal cf latent.
Hubert. 10 days old son of Air. and
Mrs. W. F. Edwards, who died Wed
nesday afternoon ut their borne on
Cliukscales street was burled yester
day afternoon at Bi i ?cr Urook ceme
SPECIAL RATES FOR
FIELD AND FAIR DAY
SLUE RIDGE RAILROAD
OF LOW RATES FOR
Will be Attracted to the City by
School Contesta-Rate is 4
Cents Per Mile
Special rates have bees granted on
the Blue Rirdge Railroad for Auder
son County School Fair and Field l*?y
exorcises, which will be held in this
city on Friday, April 2.
Announcement of the "pecial rates
havinc been granted was made yester
day from local offices of the Bino
Ridge Railroad. The special rate is
4 cents per mile for the round trip.
Round .trip tickets from Relton to
Anderson will sell for 40 cents, from
Sandy Springs for 40 cents, from Pen
dleton 50 cents, from Seneca 75
cents, from WeBt Union $1.30 and from
Walhalla for ft.36.
Tickets go cu sale April 1 and will
be on sale Api il 2, good returning un.
til midnight of April 3. Field and Fair
day is expected to draw thousands of
people to the city from the surround
ing country. An interestin r program
and an attractive prize list haye been
prepared for the occasion.
CITIZEN IS DEAD
Mr. H. M. Geer Passes Away Af
ter An Illness of Several
While the news had been expected
and been dreaded ever cince thu first
attack of a serious illness came sev
eral weekB ago, nevertheless tho peo
ple of Helton will hardly ?e able to
realize that H. M. Geer ls d^ad. For
several days it was known that his
condition was grave and attendiug
physicians stated that there was lit
tle or no hope for his recovery but
the hundreds of friends of Mr. Geer
could hardly bring themselves to be
lieve that ho was to be taken away.
Mr. Geer suffered a stroke of
paraiysia several weeks ago and has
been in precarious health since then.
He V.'CZ t?kcn ??ri?'uaiy ill nguiu uu
Monday, and lingered till Thursday
afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. The funeral
will bc held probably this afternoon
with interment in the cemetery here.
Tito deceased was the son of Sol
omon and Mary Gee: , both of whom
wero well known in this county. He
was born on bis father's plantation in
Broadaway township, between Ander
son and Belton and was reared there.
When he attained his majority he
went to ?eizer where he engaged in
the mercantile business, meeting with
considerable success He later dis
posed of this business and went to
Belton where he was in the same
business until rho Hotel Geer was
opened. In tho hotel business at Bel
ton he was very successful as he had
boen at Caeser's Head. Hundreds of
traveling men in all parts of this and
other States knew and liked "K" Geer
and they never missed the opportunity
to stop at his hotel. Ho was popular
with old and young el Ike and every-:
one in Belton had a soft spot in their
hearts for this good man.
Mr. Geer was 61 years of age He
is survived by his mother. Mrs. Mary
Geer; his wife, who before her mar
riage was Miss Annie - Emmerson;
three children, Mrs. Roy P. Whitlock
of Landrum, S. Haddon Geer, com
mander of the Asiatic Fleet. United
States navy; Eugene Geer, a student
at the university of South Carolina;
one sister, Mrs. W. D. Alderman of
Alcolu and six brothers, John M., ot
Greenville. A. D.. of Belton. A. J., of
Charleston, Walter, of Hartwell, Ga.,
N. E. )f DouglasvHle. Ga.. C. C. of
Greenville and Prof. Benjamin of
Funeral will be held at the hotel
at ? o'clock.
I he funeral servicas will bo held
this afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at the
hotel, and Interment will bo tn the
cemetery at Belton. Tho services will
be conducted by the Rev. W. T. Tate,
of Batoaburg, formerly pastor of the
deceased at the Baptist church at Bel
The pallbearers will be as follows:
Active, John M. Geer, Dr. C. C. Geer'
and B. E. Geer, of Greenville; D. A.
Geer, of Belton; A. J. Geer, of Char
leston; Walter Geer, of Hartwell. Gr?,
all brothers of the 'deoascd; hono
rary. Dr. W. R. Haynie, Mr. Ord I ter,
C. W. Crosby. Georgo Bishop, Claude
A. Graves, Walter E. Geer.i John A.
Horton, W. K. Stringer, Ross Mitchell.
W?\ Hodges, I. W. Cox. Capt. Bud
Meredith.and Dr. A. B. Wcatherbee. '
MRS, JJ?O. R. SIMPSON %
Hied Yesterday of Stroke of Paralysis
At Home ?ear Starr.
News was received in Anderson last
night of the death at her home near
Starr yesterday of Mrs. John R. Simp
son. It waa stated that Mrs. Simp
ion had gone out for a short while'
with her husband, and that upon her
return hom? she vrai stricken with
paralysis, dying In about an hour. She
ls survive:! by ruvoraP children und ?
number of relatives in this city.
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Fressure spring in freut uf
axle prevents neck weight on
Spring: between pole and
frame relieves jar on the
No axle through center of
reel to wind trash.
MOKE GOOD FEAT! KI ES
THAN ANY OTUElt
Double edge knives gt?e twice
tba service of single edge.
Axle pins are not part of
knife bead and can lie replaced,
when worn", at slight cost.
"Wheelo have staggered spokes
and hubs have hard oil caps.
Strong, Mell Made, Handsome In Appearance.
Sullivan Hrdware Company
Anderson, S. C.
Belton, S. C.
Greenville, S. C.
199 1-2 E. Whitner St. Anderson, S. C.
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prices of new tires are lower than ?hey were last year-our vol?
canizing prices are mach lower, too.
Ajax and Goodyear Tires and Accessories.
108 N. McDuffie.
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Will Prove The Quality
Of This Fertilizer
Our 8~2 1-2-t is now running 8.92-2.93-1.28, and
is absolutely d?y. .
lt is hy far the best fertiger or. the market for the money.
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Anderson, S. C.