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THF LITTLEST GIRL
that comes into thia market with
an order from bc? mother get* just
as good meat SH the motlier would
YT? ?ONT WORK OFF
THK POORER FI TS
on anybody, no matter how little
aquare deal market, with Bquarc
they know of meats. This is a
THE LILY WHITE MARKET,
Phones 61)4 and 695.
J. N. Lindsay, Prop.
by systematic meth
ods of putting aside
a part of your earn
and quartely interest
will surprise you.
- Begin now.
Bank of Anderson
The* strongest batik
in the county.
Kiss Your Coal Stove
;The gas stove has the
coal stove beaten a mil
No wood to chop, no coal to car*
fy? no ashes to take up, carry
out, and sift, leaving a trail of
dirt and dust from the stove all
the way out to the ash pit
No fire to coax and cod
dle. No excess heat. No
Gas is a guarantee of the right
kind of a fire instantly for any
purpose whatever; and it's more
Anderson Gas Co.
WE BUY AND SELL DEBTS
If anyone owes you money furnish
us an itemised written statement of
WE GET THE MONEY
If you owe anyone money, we will
help you psy the debt by
Oar Mutual Loan Plan?
Our "Indian" will call on slow pay.
era sud collect bad debts.
That ls his business.
MUTUAL LOAN COMPANY
10S 1*2 W. Benson st
Anderson. 8. C.
If so, here's the place tb get youi
feed. Wo csrry <he full Cypher s lim
-Laying Mash, Scratch Feed, Shor
Cut Alfalfa. Developing Food..for lit
tie 'Biddy" chicks, Meat Scraps, am
.Wheat Shorts, etc., etc.
J. M. McCown
Phone 22 East Whitner Street
Proposed Bond Issue $75
B. M. Aul!.Autun
J. M. Hroyies.Town vii le
If p. *'"iy.Piedmont
I'aul R. Earle.Anderson. It. F. D.
W? Frank McGee.
Fd I tor Daily Mall: I am moved to
rei Ite briefly why the delegation gave
the peuple of Hie county an oppor
tunity to express themselves on the
bond IS3Ue and why the hill was fram
ed Just as lt was.
Greenville's delegation had provid
ed for an iBStlo ??f one million dollars
in bond3 [or permanent mad Improve
ment. I'nhill, and Riehland, immediate
ly made provisions for the issuing ot
bonds for the Rame purpose. Scarcely
hud the news Rotten out before we
were advised that a delegation would
visit us as tho repr?sentatives of the
county, and ask Bindiar action on the
inirt of Anderson. From the home pu
llers wo snw that the matter was ho
ing given considerable publicity and
we rather expected a special truiu
crowded with enthusiastic boosters
for g?od roads.
The ''special'.' didn't come but the
regular train over the C. and ?J. did,
nlthough a little late.
The next morning just prior to a
very busy day's session which tho
members of the legislative delegation
were? anxious to attend, we met In one
of tlie committee rooms with the good
Wo were told that it waa the deidre
of tho people in Anderson county that
they bc not outstripped by Greenville
county people of the towns were
anxious that they he given thc oppor
tunity of voting on a bond issue, lt
was aureed that the election should bt
held without expense to the county
Could the delegation Btop to question
the sincerity of theHe men or refuse
their request on the circumstance!
Th ona feaure that bothered us was
how lt would he possible to get thr
measure through with but six legisla
tive days within which to do lt.
We decided to take the I nion bil
and alter it simply as to names and in
troduce it immediately and in tlu
mcantlm,. instructed the committee tc
return to Anderson, 'nave their attor
ney draft the proposed hill as thej
wanted lt and as accorded with th?
peoples' wishes, as they had heart
them expressed, and stud it to us ot
the morrow's mail. This was done ant
the amendment was substituted la tlu
house on the second or third nehdlug
Notwithstanding every member of th?
house waa using every possible meant
of pushing through measures in whlct
they were respectively interested, thi
members of the Anderson delegatlot
had tho bond Issue _ bill to pass iti
three readings without the lops of c
single day and it was duly sent to th?
senate where 8enator .Sherard begat
advancing lt on the calendar wltl
Knowing that the people would pro
tect their rights in any event ant
knowing that wo had provided for i
referendum in the matter for this verj
purpose aud be'.ng extremely busy
not one of us bad gone carefull:
through the toxt of the bill so far ai
I know, until just before the thin
reading, in the senate. I found timo ti
read the substitute bill's text as print
ed In thc journal. And it was thei
that the political aspect of naminj
the commissioner.! in the bill occurrci
to me. I knew there would bc u grca
many who would recent this feature o
Mr. West agreed- with mo and to
gcther. we had Senator Sherard cal
a meeting of tho delegation in orde:
that wo might discus thc advisabilt
ty of leaving the naming of thc com
missioners open to tho people, lt wn
.lURgcsted nt the meeting that then
would be no end tp the number o
candidates who would off or for th
placea to be filled; that with thi
pros, there would be Just as man;
.?hances for the oleetion resultini
disastrously for tho bond issue; tba
a separate election would have to b
provided for and that there woul
possibly be a dalt dozen primarle
necessary before the election coull
be declared.' I acceded with regret!
and Mr. West, under protest. The
realising that we might be accuse
of having been "bossed by u ring." 1
urged that we give the county gen
?.rally, a representative or two an
leavo tho chairmanship open to th
election of the commissioners them
sei ves. This waa agreed upon and
drafted the amendment accordingly .
the request of the delegation and 1
wag made to the bill on it's last read
ing In the senate.
Of course the measure ls likely t
bo defeated, but personalty! I w*oul
Uko very much to havfe lt succeed. Th
Girts! Giris! Save your huit
Make it grow luxuriant
If you caro for heavy hr? lr. thi
glistens with beauty and ia radi?t
with life; has an incomparable sof
ness and ls duffy and lustrous, ti
Just ono application doubles tl
beauty of your hair, besides lt in
mediately dissolves every particle <
dandruff ; you can not have nice heav
healthy hair ir you hove- dandry
Thi9 destructive scurr robs the hair .
Hs lustre,, lt's strength and its ve;
0,000 Election to be Held
rs Provided in Act :
J. S. Fowler.Anderson
C. E. Harper.Honca Path
J. Muck King, Supervisor.Helton
i hill provilles that the supervisor be a
' member ot thc commission by virtue
or his ellie e; the county commission
ers ai constituted under tht* law in
j my opinion, could not have qualified
for the reason that their road work
is restricted to their respective aec
tions: it waa ?..?rt?ly feasible to have
j left tho narnia of the commissioners
i open to election and it is unfortunate
j feat t>n' people should fall upon this
I prot?t to vote against thc bond
There ii no class of people that the
i matter ot good roads would help more
i than the farmers and lt is for this rca
I son primarily that my sympathy h 's
i been enlisted In the movement.
With good road? M>o year round,
would corns ?> building up of our
j trucahig industry, of the poultry In
I dustry, of the cattle raising industry.
I It would enhance the value cf farm
j lands, huprov.' the rural schools, put
I new life into the country churches,
tend to the beautifying of the coun
try homes, lt would move every far
mer one-half his distance nearer to
market and increase the salaMeness
of his produce. It would save the
wear and ?ear on his vehicles and
double th(> Ufo of hi.? horses and
nuiles. It would make him eremently
What is thrown nway usually In
Anderson county o:i had roads would
nu re than pay the Interest on the
bonds necessary to build permanent
roads at least over the arterial high
ways of the county. The European
war cannot last indefinitely and cer
tainly not longer than another year.
The bpnda, if Issued, could not be
disposed of Immediately and interest
would not he a liability on the tax
payers until a year after they were
sold, hence there Is really no reason
for opposing the issue on this ground.
And'ufter the mads were built, the
benefits would more than offset the
additional tax necessary to take care
of the bonded indebtedness.
The county voted out the dispensary
and in so doing, raised thc taxes to
make, up for the deficit In revenue.
Evidently the jjeople have felt that the
benefits derived from the ahBence of
tho liquor traille fully repaid them for
the additional cost in taxation. Why
not vote out the mud if upon the
j same principle, the results show a
gain in the end?
SAM M. WOLFE.
Anderson. S. C.. March 23, int."..
MR. FLEMING WRITES.
The Anderdon Intelligencer:
Well Mt. Editor: I notice In your
? ! editorial lntitled. "A Sum In Interest."
[?you Btato that*the interest on the
, ! bonds is simply a rental for the use of
? the ronds. You also state that the
. I sinking fund would pay the debt In
I ; the time of the .bonds. New Mr. Edl
t ! tor why did you not state and make
.. it plain where the sinking fund each
. I year was to be raised. Now isn't lt afact
(* that our tuxea will bc raised, a suffl
'. i clent amount to ralea this sinking
II fund plus the interest on bonds which
' would be a very heavy rent indeed,
f\>r some of us who live up here in
Bushy Creek township. For unless
u miracle should happen our roads
would, never get very much done to
them for it's an old saying that MH
f j tory repents Itself. Now your bonds
might be nil right if each taxpayer
received his just proportion, but it
can't be done. You say-Voters should
not allow themselves to forget- the In
finitesimal sum they will pay each
year for the privilege of having thlB
250 miles of permanent roada. Then
they will have the use of them while
they are being paid for and thia ls not
true under any other system.
Now Mr. Editor what is 250 miles
of permanent roadB in Anderson
County. Why It'c no more than a fly
on and elephant. What's to become
of the other roads. It the permanent
roads should happen to be built In
Brushy Creek (no danger v>f that)
how would that benefit you In the
city of Anderson or vice versa. Some
body certainly will pay for something
thoy will never renp any good from.
I don't believe In ta. ~*tg all thc peo
ple for the benefit of a special few.
in trw snmo paper on the column
just opposite thu on?i referred to
above, I notice you hace copied an
article entitled "A Laboratory ot
Thought" by the way is a good piece
In that article. It read something like
this, "Debt ls the secret foe to thrift
The debt habit ls the twtn brovlter ot
poverty." To keep clear In the eyes
of the world, operate on a cash baals.
e ! This is not always possible. Some
S HAIR QB
ALP-25 GENT DANDER!
life, and If trot overcome it prod aces
a feverishness and Itching of the
scalp; tho hair roots famish, loosen
and die: then the hair falls out fast.
. If your hair has been neglected and
ls thin, fsded. dry, scraggy or too oily,
get a 25 cent bottle of Knowlton's
Danderinc at.any drug store or toilet
counter; upply a little as directed sad
ten Minutes utter you trill say th'*
was the . best Investment you ever
We sincerely believe, regardless of
everything else advertised, that if
you derire soft,. lustrous, beau!ifni
hair and lots of lt-no dandruff-no
itch-tag ' scalp and no more falling
hair-you must use Knowlton's Dar
derine. If eventually-why not u""-r
?j This morning and throi
Each and every one of I
all that's to be desired. '
millinery, but we feel si
With our prices.
So come during tl
people have to depend on credit to
?xist, but when they are in this posi
tion .they must understand that they
uro standing on the brink of disas
ter. Now, Mr. Editor, you knew that
this was good advice and I believe
vou will put it into practice in your
awn personal affairs. Now I think
what's good for one man in the way
af debt will apply to a county or State
for they are a collection of men. If
one man gets in debt he is only in
volving lila own private property, but
when lie goes to the polls and votes
a bond on his property, be ls not only
Involving bis own but his whole
township, county or State, as the case
may be. I think, Mr. Editor, you will
repent and come over on the right
Bide. I believe you are under convic
Now as to the self appointed salary
drawing crowd, I haven't got a single
thing to say against them, for I know
nothing of my own personal knowl
edge against them. In fact ono of
them is a neighbor of mine "nd I
think one of the best citizens of our
county. But I can't see any need of
them, even it" we were to vote the
bom?), it would take a big raise in our
taxes to pay the salaries and the in
terest on bonds, to say nothing of thc
amount of the sinking fund. You see,
wo would have to spend at least $2.00
to get $1.00 to put on the roads. It
seems that the present board elected
by the people wc?ld have been the
proper parties to have charge ot the
bonds, and then if they started to
grafting we would have a chance to
elect a new board lu two yeuvs. but
ns it is we have no Chance to remove
a single one, no matter how he should
succeed on hts job.
Now, Mr. EV.itor, t notice you want
every party who 'writes against the
bonds to suggest a plan tor good roads.
I think we should have something
like our school system.- that is let
every township, provided it should
wart to improve it's roads to a great
er extent than our present system
will provide, vote a special tax of any
amount they might want, said amount
to be kopt in the treasurer's office
and to be snpnt In the township that
pays lt in. tinder that system every
body would , get his Just dues and no
more. Let the State-and the United
State appropriate tfu amount to be
used in tbe improvement of toads,
said appropriation to be divided with
the different townships r '.-cording to
the amount said townships should
raise. Then it ene township wanted
to vote S or .4 mills, or even more, let
them do so cad get State sud national
aid accordingly. Then if after they
have vied it out, lt should prov? to be
a'failure they could call an election
and vote it off. a thing you cannot do
in the bonti Issue. Once they are on
they sure wit? stay for 40 or 50 years
as the case may be.
Now, Mr. Editor, leta vote those
bonds down , and watch Greenville
County as they have them and after a
few years If we see or Uve to travel
their roads we will thank our Maker,
that Anderson County's delegation io
'.he year 1915 did not make near ?ts
big a mistake as those guys ia Green
sghout the day we'll display many
Richie* Gage, Ra
these manufacturers are master m il
We could not have our regular io r
ure you'll find this display tomor r
ie day-either forenoon or after r
ville did. I think we ?an profit by
waiting and getting their experience
even should lt be in favor of bonds.
Something lias been said about the
managers not getting any pay. It i
sure seems strange that no provision
was made for them, but there will I
sure be an election, at my box all right
and a heavy ballot against the bonds j
and none for them. I haven't talked !
to a. single mah who is in favor of :
bonds, but they all are In favor of good
roads and have been all thc time. ? I
notice some real flowery and nici ar
ticles have been Sent in, and they, as i
well as you, have done extra well In
ih/.lr futile attempt to make some
thing out of nothing. You know, for
arugmcnt's sake, somebody had to
take sides/with the bonds. I certain
ly am glad you stai/'d your good
roads department lt has opened the
eyes of the peopie. I like to read the
beautiful worded novjl like pieces
somo of the bond's friends write. But.
on the . 30th day of March ?hey won't
be no taters.
W. W. FLEM INO.
Brushy Creek, March 20.
I Personal |
T t..?? a- e. . _? j_ a. A S- s s. ? .fL.fc ??, 4. A A tl Jj ilitliffc
fl'TT t TT TT *" TT" T T T 'V ta I Tl T -? m -
'Mrs. A. C. Wright of Seneca wac
shopping in the city yesterday.
Mrs. M. E. Casque of Clemson was
among the visitors in thc city yes
L. S. Clinkscaies ri Starr was ?
visitor In the city yesterdny.
E. G. Mack, of Camden, Si; J., and
S. Blackington, of North Attleboro,
N. J., Jewelry drummers were In tho
city yesterday calling on local deal
W. O. Merrit of Roberts was in
the city yeate>*day for a short while.
W. E. Johnson of Liberty was in
the city yesterday ou bualhe"?.
John McDonald of Fair Play war lu
the city yesterday.
W. Frank Mcfloe of Iva was in tho
city yesterday on business.
stV. B. F. Mauldin. president of tho
Hank of Anderson is in New york
CKy oh business.
Secretary Fred Ai. Burnett or ?bo
Y. M. C. A. has returned from a
vfalt to his old home at Asheville.
President A. S. Farmer of the
Connerr.3? Mill has gone to Phila
delphia on business.
Frit? Watson or the Salem section
spent yesterday In the city.
new TAILORED HATS that we\
wak and Vogue
limers. You'll find the variety, the
mal opening owing to the very gr
ow quite interesting. Also you'll
toon-but bear in mind the early s
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u ? o o o o o o o o n o
Thc cold weather of the last few
days almost makes One forget that
spring Js really here. There's one
consolation though we know that it
can't last but. a few weeks longer at
Messrs Joe Smith and Allen Ma
lm ff ey returned Friday from a week's
stay in Charleston, where they attend
ed a Woodmen convention.
Misses Stoddard Bruce and Zella
Hollidoy spept Saturday night and
Sunday with Miss Alma McMahon of
the Dorchester section.
Miss Una Shaw or Belton was the
guest of the Misses Copeland Satur
day and Sunday.
The Cheddar school ls. preparing to
give an entertainment soon. An an
nouncement of which will appear lat
Miss Ol ive-Mah aff ey of Belton spent
.last week-end in Cheddar with rola
Mr. Maynard Smith of the Ceder
Shoals section visited relatives hero
y- .-? ? ?;?> Tv/ ' '. . ->; ?' .
F ER Tl
with a L
In making our 8--2 1-2
i.?6, the 2.96 of ammonia ii
lime base is valuable in maki
able.- Authorities think our
with ciay subsoil have enouj
least one good crop without
this potash which is locked i
able, must have something t
thai better than anything elsi
which runs 8.<53-2.96-1.:
will be found invaluable this
ash in the soil and making ii
potash is so scarce and high.
Tile ammonia in this goo
cotton seed meal, tankage
there is nothing better than
When you get this, yoti get t
; Anderson I
'G just received from
i style and the quality
eat demand for early
certainly be pleased
elections are best.
on last Saturday and Sunday. ? .'
Mr. Editor, we wish to say that tho
editorial on "Doing One's Duty" in
Monday'u paper was splendid. It
wouldn't be so hard for ono to do
what he knows is right if everyone
acted with a conscience, but it seems
sometimes as ii the world is forget
ting what that means. The man who
faces duty unflinchingly 1B too often
ridiculed, yet his life-even though it
be not a path of roses-is tho only
one worth while,
First-get the name, down pat-then
buy it of your druggist. Just tho very
best thing for constipation, Bick head
ache, sour stomach, lazy liver, slug
gish constipated bowels. Tho pleas
antest, surest, nicest laxative you over
used. Tastes good-Uk lemonade.
Acts promptly, without pain or
nausea. Gives you the most satisfac
tory flushing you have ever had.
-1 which runs 8.63-2.96
? made with a lime base, this
ng the potash in- the soil avail
red lands and our gray lands
;h potash in them" to make at
any potash tn the fertilizer, but
n the soil must be made , avail -
o "touch it off" and lime docs
e, so this 8-2 i-2-1 of ours,
26, being built ?h a lime base
year in freeing the latent pM
t available as plant food, when
ds is derived from fish, blood,
and sulphate of ammonia and
this used in making fertilizei':
he best fertilizer made.