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OR. VINES RECEIVES
? GALL IO ROANOKE
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FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF
THAT CITY WOULD LIKE
TO HAVE HIM
NO DECISION YET
Dr. Vines ts Engaged in a Meeting
At Townville and Has Not
Yet Considered Call
I>r. J. F. Vines. paator (if thc First
baptist church of this city announced
yesterday that lie lia?? received a call
from tlie First Baptist church of Roa
Dr. Vines is now engaged in holding
a meeting in Townville. Ile Bald yes
terday morning that he had hoon In
formed of the call through Mrs. Vines,
but has not received the formal com
munication from the Virginia church.
He will be out of the city for a few
days and pays that he ls not yet ready
to give the matter any consideration,
and. therefore, is not prepared to say
just what he will do. When the
formal communication comes to Ulm.
he will decide thc matter.
Dr .Vines came to Anderson sis
years ago from Elizabeth City, N. C..
and from a congregation of 600 he IIBB
built up a church with a membership
of over double that number. He ls a
mun who says what he thinks and ts
conscientious in all that he does and
nays. Ile is a? excellent preacher
and ls loved by ali of lils congrega
tion. His work here has been thc
most satisfactory and three ts not a
single soul in hiB enlim congregation
who feels other than that if he ahold
accept the call Anderson and the
First Baptist church would suffer a
While lt ?B not known whothcr or
not Dr. VlneB lu going to consider
the call at all. his congregation will
feel anxlouB until thc "matter ls set
Is Transferred Back te Sen.
Nows was received in Anderson yes
terday of tho transfer of Lieutenant
Louis C. Richardson, a nativo ot An
person, from the Brooklyn navy yard
to the United States battleship Okla
IS UNEARTHED IN OFFICE C
VAST TRACT OF LAND
That there 1B on record in the office
of thc clerk of court for Anderson
county an Instrument involving an
area of land almost as largo as a
county-300,000 acres, to be exact-lb
probably not known to a great many
people about hero.
The old record, over 120 years of
age, waa dug up yesterday by Mr. A.
A. Manning, of the government ser
vice, who la doing the legal work for
the forestry division tn buying up
timbered lands on, thc water sheds of
There aro two ot thc old instru
ments. ? for In those days it took two
Instruments to convey a piece of real
estate, one of the Instruments being
called a lease and the other a re
lease. The record? show that one
John Anderson, of Newberry county
(a vastly different Newberry county
in area from the present one by that
name) leased, to one James Tate, Jr..
of Pendleton county (which ante-dat
ed old Pendleton 'district) two tracts
ot land. One bf the tracts consisted ot
Churchill Says No Form of Re
prisai Cnn Change
LONDON. April 27.-Winston Spen
cer Churchill, drat lord of the admir
alty, explaining In the house of com
mons today Oreat "Britain's policy to
ward captured German ' submarin*
crews, said: "We cannot admit that
reprisals ,which. Germany has taken
against numbers of our officers caa
be alowed to deflect us. front our
policy, which we regard as humane
Churchill ' said no especial condi
tion had been applied to the crews
of German. submarines as such, . but
only t6 those engaged In' "wantonly
killing non-combatants, neutrals and
women on tho high seas."
He declared England offered to al
low a representative of the United
8tates to* visit these prisoners and
mske a report, provided reciprocal
facilities were accorded the British
licet Wave Broken.
WASHINGTON. April 27.-The best
wave ot the last few days which broke
April records to many placea bas mod*
?rated tonight. The weather bureau
reporto giving the highest records ever
recorded for April put Richmond. Va.,
first wUh M degrees. Washington
registered ft? ?od New York M.
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AUDIT FREIGHT BILLS
ARRANGEMENTS ARE MADE
WITH AN ATLANTA CON
So Many Change? in Rates Since
December 1st, Bills Are
-Sine? thc continued changing of
freight rates Into Anderson- has be
come so far reaching, the chamber ot
commerce has docclded to inaug?rete
a bureau of freight claims adjust
ments. Thc following letter in cir
cular form haa been sent to all of
the members f
Starting May 1st,, wc will re-estab
lish our Freight Claim and Traffic
Department. We will make it a part
of the work of the organization to au- j
dit all freight bille and all members
engaged in wholesale or retail mer
chandising will have thc right to send
In their freight bills and bills of lad
ing and wc will then send them to thc
Southern Traffic Bureau in Atlanta,
who will audit same and make any
claims necessary for overcharge In
freight or calculations. .
If vou desire to avail yourself of
this privilege, kindly notify us and
we will send for your freight bills
once a month; they will then bo sent
on to Atlanta and audl'cd and return? i
ed to you within a week with claims.
for this service, we must pay the
Atlanta bureau CO per cent of alt
claim? made, for which we will bill
you after collections have been made
by you. This is a very reasonable
charge, and If you are not now audit
ing your freight bills, it should prove
a clear saving to you.
Since last October, practically evory
freight rato into and out of Ander
son- has been changed, snd the possi
bility of errors is much greater than
heretofore. It should pay you to take
advantage of thin service. If dur
ing the year onlv one claim ts made
for you that . u? Will be just that
The concorn with whom we have
made this arrangement ls entirely re
sponsible, and -ve believe you will get
good and prompt service.
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>F CLERK OF COURT HERE
RENTED FOR ONE PEP-, J. . ,
i 10,000 POUNDS L
.JOH,OOO acres and was bouuded on the
west by Tugaloo River, on the north
by Indian boundry lines, on the east
by Tomassy creek and Little Hive,
and on the south by granted lands.
The second tract of 100,000 acree fit
ted into the larger tract, being bound
ed on the west by Totaway and Keo
wee rivera, on the uovth by Indian
boundary linos, on the asst by vacant
lands and Twelve Mlle.River and on
the south by granted lands.
Heated For Pepper Seed.
In the Instrument 'Known se th;
lease lt le stipulated that the rental
on the property shalt be one paper
corn, which ls supposed to be a pepper
seed aa used In this connection.
In tho Instrument known as the re
lease the consideration involved in
.the deal la given aa 10.000 pounds j
(English money.! Thia would amount
to approximately $50,000.
The Instrument bearer date, of .July
9. 1794. It is said that there are
descendants of John- Anderson now
Hying In this county. Whether or not
there ure descendente of James Tatt.
Jr., In thia county ls not known.
BOMB IN TURKISH
MINISTRY OF WtR
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Wee Timed to Explode During
PARIS. April 27.-A Saloniki dis
patch saya a powerful clockwork bomb
was found, yesterday hidden in the'
Constantinople ministry or war'. It
waa timed to explode when Ute conn
el! was in session.
Meetings of council ere attended
by War Minister Enver Pasha. Field
Marshal Von Der Golt*. aad General
Liman Vin Sanders.
Investigations are said to have dis
posed) that the bomb waa placed by
a sweeper who has disappeared. Sev
eral minor officers of war ataietry
have been arrested aa suspects aad
accomplices. Police believe tao plot
wss directed against Young
Turks and Germana.
Committee of union progresa la
said to have decided at a 'meeting
from which the Germana were .ex
cluded to favbr a conclusion ot sep
?rate peace .with the alfas If Ger
many falla to provide assistance to re
pulse Dardanelles stuck."
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The salary of sf general ta tee Rus
sian army varies froth 81.600 to $*,
500 a year. While th? pay received by
private? is said to be six cents a
week eneh. . <
LAST OF 9ATCH Of 16 li
IPR CASES TRIED
LOST THREE; NOL PROSSED
FOUR AND SECURED
FINES IN OTHERS
Lena Williams Went Up Before
Jury Yesterday Morning and
Was Struck Out-Others.
?With the conviction in recorder's |
(court yesterday morning of Lena Wi!-j
lams on charges of selling whiskey,
tile city closed out the batch of 16
cases of this nature which were lodg
ed against 8 defendants late Satur
day afternoon by the local oolice.
Of the 16 cases which were brought,
four were nol prosBrd and three lost
when brought to trial. The remaining
nine cases in which convictions re
sulted brought in $?00 in fine? or the i
alternative in day? on the chnlugang
?or in Jail. > . .
Threo cases for selling whiskey
wore lodged agata3t Will Garrison.
He pleaded guilty in one caso and
thc city nol prossed the other two
cases against him. Thc same was
true on the case of Ernest SUnson,
against whom three cases had been
brought. This made $200 In fines
received and six cases wiped off the
John Bradley was con\icted#ln one
case and fined' $100. : while Maggie
Stlnson was convicted in thrco cases
and fined $300. '? Two cases brought
against Lawrence White wero lost
when they were brought to trial.' One
case against Houston Rico was. lost
also when it was brought to trial
Lona Williams waa convicted yes
terday in the oncease brought against
her and fined $100, The two cases
I brought against John Carter resulten
Sn his conviction In both instances and
the imposing of a fine or $200.
As a matter of fact, the city lost
only throe of tho-16 cases. The four
cases which wore nol prossed were
not lost,'but were tn the nature of a.
compromise, for the two. defendants
Involved entered pleas of guilty lu
I one case each and paid tines of $100
Bribery Charges Dismissed.
DETROIT, Anrll 27.-Cases against
eleven members and former members
of the . Detroit city council Indicted
in 1912 on bribery charges, were dis
missed todsy by Circuit Judge' Phelan
on motion of Prosecuting Attorney
J a snows ki.
A sensational war drama in 3 parts. This
picture will be pleasing to every one.
A Good Comedy
Extra for the Children
Beginning today, also Thursday and
Friday we will admit free any child who
will bring us 25 flies. We want to rid
Anderson of these pests and to encour
age the children, to "Swat the Fly/9
we are making this liberal offer. Re
member one fly killed now means the
riddance of one million flies this sum?
mer. Remember 25 Flies and you get
a free ticket;
Admission 5c and 10c Special Music
LAST GERMAN SHIP IN PACIFIC
CAPTCREB BV BRITISH .WARSHIP
MELBOl'RNE. April 27.-It is an
nounced officially that a British war
ship had captured the German trad
ing steamer Elfrlcde. which ls be
lieved to be the last German ship free
in the Pacific.
In spite of the fact that thc an
nouncement ls official, available ship
ping data contain no record ot a Ger
man vessel named Elfriede?
Thc plan of trench fighting, which
has characterized the European war.
owes its origin to thia country. It
was in the war of 61-6G that loni;
lines of trenches, corresponding to *a
battle front, Anet made their appear
* ELECTRIC Cn
* Items of Interest and Perta*
* Wirelew oa the 3
Almut! Flushing i
Of Hydrants On.
Th?; annual flushing of the fire hy
drantx of the city was begun yester
day morning under the supervision
of Health Officer T. A. Campbell, and
will probably be completed today.
Tho hydrants are opened once a year
for. the purpose of washing out sedi
ment that accumulates tn the pipes
and to get rid of the stagnant water.
The "dead end" hydrants, that is,,
those at tho ends of the water mains,
are flushed semi-monthly.
Uncle of t hief
Chief of Police Summons wont to
Greenville yesterday afternoon to at
tend the funeral services today of
his uncle, Mr. P. Y. Summons, who
died in Washington, D. C., Monday.
The body will be brought to Green
ville this morning and Interment will
be at Ebenezer church, aome 14 tulles
above Greenvillo. Mr. Summons dlo?
nt thc home of his daughter, Mrs.
Josie Datson, where he had made his
home for several years. He was a
Confederate veteran and a member ol
Hampton's Legion. Ho was a native
of Greenville com-ty.
Charged with selling fertilizer
which had been furnished him by his
llndlord for usc I > ''anting ina cropa.
Jim Wooden, co'.tfd, was brought to
thc county jail Monday night and
placed tn a cell. The negro lives ou
?c place of Mr. J. Tom Holt. and. it
alleged, was detected in the act ot
K- liing a third sack ot guano to a
gro. The guano had been furnish
fthe negro to use In planting his
op. it is stated that the negro
sold the guano for 60 cents per sack.
County Jail ls
? Now rhock-a-Hlock.
f The county Jail . is chock-a-block J
with prisoners, both black and white,
who are awaiting trial at the term of
tho court of general sessions which
convener here Monday morning May
to. with Judge Thoa. S. Soaso. bt
Spartanburg on the bench. There are
in all 20 prisoners in the county Jail.
Of this number 4 are Federal prls
. oners. One will be tried before a
magistrate, leaving 24 to come before'
the court of sessions..
9 R. E. McGee, a white man. has com
pleted a six months sentence imposed
upon him in the federal court at
Greenville for making "moonshine"
whiskey and has left for the lowe*
part of the county, where he will
make hla home. McGee made a model
prisoner durlnp hts Incarceration
here, and was allowed some privileges
ga a rosult.
Closes Fer Tear.
- Miss Selma .Crawford, principal of
the Hlgb Point school, which la sit
uated between Belton and Honea Path,
"waa a visitor In the etty yesterday.
Work was completed for the season at
thia, school last Frldsy. and tho clos
ing was celebrated with a big picnic
on saturday. Mis? Crawford reports I
a moat successful year with her'
A meeting of Ute school .superinten
dents of schools concerned in the |
O'Neal Oratorical Association la call
ed Tor next Saturday morning at 8
o'clock at the Belton Hotel. Those
attending are requested to brine some
of tho tickets, a? th? president wishes j
to forward them to the Judge?.
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, Inspecter Here*
Brigadier Crawford of th? Salvation
Y SPARKLETS *
id Mention Caught Over tba *
i tree ta of Anderson ?
Army with headquarters in Atlanta,
Ga., waa ip tho city Monday and held
two services here. Tim first service
was held on thc streets of tho city
and thc second wau hold at thc St.
Johns Methodist church. Brigadier
Crawford ls now on a tour of Inspec
tion of all the Salvation Army pouts
In North and South Carolina. This
ls his business and. he han the four
States. North and South Carolina,
Georgia and Florida to cover. His
work In this section has boen entire
ly of an Inspecting nature. Ho makes
a close examination of the books of
each post and at each of the towna
he delivers a shprt address. Mr.
Crawford reports that conditions in
general, both religious and commercial
aro steadily improving. Anderson ls
no exception to this general rule and
he says that the work hero has boen
carried oa.wlth as much energy aid
determination aa the work In any oth
er city of his division.
A decree was received in Anderson
on Tuesday from Judge Frank B.
Gary of Abbeville, which scrvcj as au
?mdtns to the Murrina land cane. This
case arose ut thc last tenn of the
j court of common pleas, and was
against J. L. Hurries et al., the
'plaintiffs being W. M. Burriss et*at.
The caso was partly heard in the
I curt at Andorson and the testimony
was taken to Abbeville by the Judge
from where he sends tho decree. The
jecro'iB a dlemlsssl of the complaint
which asked that 480 acre of land
In Bock Mills township, the property
if J. L. Burrl8S, willed to hun by his
late wife, be partitioned., Tho con
tention of tho plaintiffs was that the
land was held by Mrs. J. L. Burrlss
on condition that at her death, if she
had no children, tba land won?* re
! vert back to the heirs at taw of Mrs.
?J. L. Hurriss., Mr. J. L. Burrjes
I proved that his wife had a clear title
td tho land and the complaint ts dis
Stole Pistol i
Now la Jail.
Roy Watson, colored was arrested
Tuesday morning charged with the
theft of a very large pistol from
Charlie Brown, another negro. The
gun war a 44-callbre, and was found
In Watson's coat hanging tn th? bak
ery where he ts employed. The po
lice were sent to find the man and
the gun was snout the first thing
thev saw when the yentered the room.
On tho way to the etty hall, the negro
slipped a pistol bullet out of his pock
et. He evidently fried to get this
oat of the way to avoid more sus
picion. He dropped the bullet out of
his pocket and got away with tho
trick for the time being, bot another
office following them found the largo
bullet and took lt to the ball. There
lt waa found that this was the .bal
let which the negro had thrown away
and bs told the police all about steal
ing the gan. He dropped the bullet
and tried to establish a claim to the
gan as ala own. The gun that was
atoren was known to contatn one
F risen Booed.
according to Mr-, Porter A. Whal?y,
secretary of the chamber of commerce,
I there are l& persons who hat? al
ready Stgaifted their intention of go
ing to the Panama Exposition on th?
Booth Carolina train. Mr. Whaler
states that If as many aa 2 persons
can be secured In Anderson to make
the trio. a. special Pullman car can
be had from Anderson. The car can
not be run for a fewer number than
1?. Indications ar* bright tor that
number to ga.
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