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WASH We wash your clothes by the use of soft water-pure soap and exact scientific methods. There is no guesswork about our washing process, every thing is done by rule and meas ure, and work that ls right in color and purity cannot but be the result. Drop in sometime, look over the modern machinery afd pVo cesBCS we use all through our plant. ANDERSON STEAM LAUNDRY PHONE 7. STICK A FOItK IN THE BOAST you get at this market and Bec the juice follow. That's because the meat is from young, tender cattle. HATE ONE NEXT SUNDAY when ali the family have time to en Joy it as they should. You'll find yourself wondering what you will do with that Dottie of appetite tonic. There certainly will be no need for it If, you buy your meat here. The Lily White Market J. N. LINDSAY, Proprietor. Phone ?94. , ll Bye and Bye Leads to the house of never. Begin now, save s part of your earnings Continuous Savings will soon count up when deposited in the Savings Department of The Bank of Anderson The strongest bank in the county. SULPHUR DIS UP ECZEMA AND STOPS ITCHING This old time skin healer is used just like any cold cream. 8ulphur, says a renowned dermatol ogist, just, common bold-sulphur made Into s thick cream will soothe and heal the akin when irritated and broken out with Eczema or any form of eruption. The moment it ia applied nil itching cease? and after two or three applica tions the Ecsema disappears, leaving the akin clear and smooth. He tells Eczema sufferers to get from any good pharmacy ah ounce of bold sulphur and apply it to the irritated parts the same aa you would any cold cr?era. For many years common bold-sulphur haa occupied a secure position io the prsetlee of dermatology and cutaneous affections by reason of its parasite-de stroying property. It is not only para siticida!, but also antipTuritie, anti septic ?nd remarkably healing ia all irritable and inflammatoty e?aditloas ot the skin. While not , always effecting a permanent cut? it never fails to in stantiv subdue the angry itching and irritation and heal tha Ecxem? right ap sad it ls often years later before any eruption again appears on tho skin. Tune fe Money Tod**- C"** Vatua* at Leaser's Hom aale MOST DISASTROUS FIRE IN YEARS DESTROYS PROPERTY WORTH $70,000 (CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE). (the old passenger depot) which was occupied by Mr. David Dren Dan. The dwelling was valued at about $l,5oo. This runs the loss of the blue Ridge Railway up to ?3,300. lt is stated by officials of the company that the loss is covered by insurance. P. & N. Hard Hit. The Piedmont & Northern Railway was particularly hard hit, los ing the beautiful new freight station and its valuable contents. The building was of special construction ordinarily considered tire proof, and cost about* $20,000. Freight in the station was valued at about .$8,000. . > Quantity Cotton Lost. There were something like 101 bales of cotton on the platform of the depot. Several bales were removed beyond the danger line, but about 8o, which were lined up on the west side of the station, under the wide projecting eaves of the structure, were practically destroyed. ' This cotton was sent to the depot by Messrs. F. M. Cary and F. E. Watkins and consigned to the Piedmont Manufacturing company, at Piedmont. The cotton destroyed was worth probably $6o per bale, making the total loss 84,soo. There is some question ?as lo who will be the loser in this instance, lt could not be iearned last night whether the Piedmont & Northern officials had issued the bill of lading. It was stated by one of the shippers of the colton that the carriers had been instructed to issue the way bill, but ?fc to whether they had actually done sd, he did not know. If the railway has to bear the loss of the 8o bales ofc2(z(clti(i. If the railway has to bear the loss of the cotton their total losses will amount to about $32,800. It is stated that the loss is fully covered by insurance, and lhat the company carries a blanket policy on all of its properties. The Small Losers. There were about three small losers in the fire. Mr. Dave Dren nan and members of the family who lived in the dwelling opposite the P. ?it N. depot that was formerly the old passenger station of the Blue Ridge Railway lost practically all of their household effect';, valued at about $1,000.* He had $5oo insurance, which makes his] net loss about $500. The family, formerly occupants of the house, moved back into it from the dwelling adjacant to the Carnegie Library only about three weeks ago. G. E. Turner Loses. Mr. G. E. Turner, a commission merchant, had quarters in the western end of the Piedmont & Northern Railway station, and was, of course, burned out. He valued his stock of good at about $1, 000, with insurance of $600, making a net loss of $400. The Chero-Cola company, occupying the building of Raymond Beatty, at the crossing of Earle street with the Blue Ridge Railway, sustained slight damage to iheir stock of goods by heat and water. It is estimated that the damage was $300, fully covered by insurance. Insurance Companies. With the the exception of a policy of $400 which is carried by the Walton Insurance Agency, ail of the insurance on the property de stroyed last night, outside of the railway property, is carried with the Citizens Insurance Agency, of which Q. Frank Johnson is the mov ing spirit. That the fire ts the largest in the history of Anderson is undisputed. It covered more area and did. more dam age than any other fire the city has ever known. Years ago, the block of buildings where the Tolly building ls now located was burned and this was the record breaker at that time. The hospital fire is the second largest, considering the amount of damage done, and the H. C. Townsend fire comes thlrdr Awe Inspiring Sight. e Starting at the railroad, the fire rapidly made its way towards property of Mr. T. Q. Anderson, then Murray avenue completely destroying everything that lay within Its path. Several building were one solid mass of seething flames, the heat from which waB intense. The wind, which was blowing almost a gale, fanned the flames Into a small Inferno. Sparks and chunks of burning wood were carried many blocks into the heart pt the city. These blocks of wood would have done much damago by spreading the fire but for the tact that the inhabitants of the threatened area were constantly on the alert and were watching for these flying torches, and as soon as they fell on a roof or in some dangerous place were extinguished. As night came on the flames aud flying sparks made an -.we inspiring picture. The electric light system waa shut off. and, with the exception of a few lighted stores, tho business district of the city was in utter darkness, only the smoky red flare from the flames illuminating thc city The fire originated tn a very bad place, as the lumber warehou ses and the Jute factory of Mr. Anderson were both highly InflammaMe, and without the wind, the firemen would have had a huge task in subduing the flames. Courtesy Nearby Cities. When the Are first started, and when the wind was at ita.height, the entire business section waa In danger, and a calLwas made on the fire de partments of Greenwood and Green ville to stand in readiness. Chief Logon of Greenville loaded his ap paratus on a car and secured a spe cial engine on the G. S. & A. 1*3?? to bring them to Anderson . 7na road was cleared for the special and every thing stood ready for a dash to this city. The firemen, however, got the blase under control and the Green ville chief was notified that lt was hardly necessary to make the trip. Not once, but tv/ee times Chief Legan called Andereon and asked lt he was needed. His willingness to come to Anderson and do his utmost-to assist the local depertrcent ta very com mercie and ta ??rtainly app ed. Chief Eudrowe of Greenwood rush?! to Anderson from Greenwood In his automobile, making tho trip here in the very short time o? one hour and 20 minutes. Two Firemen Trapped. Marshall Smith and Otis Nix. two volunteer firemen, were trapped by thc fire. They were at work with a Hue of hose and before they reallzd it tile fire had almost completely en closed them. They fought their way out through the flames, but Mr. Smith was overcome with the heat and smoko before they succeeded in get ting safely out of their difficulty. Ho waa quickly revived and he and Mr. Nix again went back to work. What Stopped the Flames. As the fire gradually ate Its way btrough tho Barton lumber store houses and neared the freight sta tion an effort was made to stop thc Are at that point. Tho freight sta tion of the Piedmont and Northern railway waa only about 60 feet from the nearest flamea, and a atream of water was being played upon the building. Unfortunately there were 80 bales of cotton on the platform fac ing the fire and thia caught very; quickly. The building was a Jtiassi of flames in a Very short while, and the firemen who were playing thu bose became trapped between the twa Ares. The G. S. & A. atatio proved to be a barrier to the flames. Thia building, while it caught quickly, wati slow to burn, and the excellent con* 8tructton of its walls made it possible for the m?n to work with more safa* ty than was expected. It was heff that tho first point was gained the fire by the men. Before thia po was reached the Are had driven men away each time, aad the b walls which retained the beat '.he Are on the inside is respons for the first step toward the overo lng of the dames. They boat a retreat and dir their energies towards saving main plant of the Barton lumber nany. A Heroic Stand. Had the Barton Lumber nilli e fire, nothing aave a sudden downj of rain could have prevented th reaching Mada street. The 1 mUl contained many thousand I soft pine wood, and would have ?M1 more rapidly than the rest rough lumber which was stored yard. Two streams of water w rec tod at this po Vat, the Federal and Towers stree though the heat was Intense, men stood their ground won out. The fire waa slop but the sparks and flames burning freight station wei sd by the wind ayer a I Many email fires sprung VfShe re ported aa far off aa th > tf ?Kee ot R. A. Jackson on McDu!$ street, and another at the resident' of Mrs. Prince, on Bast Orr street. After More lit* The Anderson cot toa ?till fire de partment offered their ?hi, and 2.500 feet of hose was stretched from the Anderson mill and put l*to use. This was a great help, for it gave Just thut much more water o'1 the fire. One thousand feet of boee was secur ed from Peoples Oil Mil', hut unfor tunately this hose wa* slightly larg er than that used By the city and could not be used. ; Lines of hose were stretched front ??. directions. There were six linea of the city hose in use. Many hundred feet of hose were put into use as fast as it could be brought from thf City hall by the fire truck. It was herc that the Im portance of having the hose in good shape made itself applarent to the fire department. Had the hose not bc i cleaned and dried after the fire yesterday morning much more diffi culty would have been experienced in getting water on the fames. Water Prewtre (?oed. The pressure of water was excel lent. The wind wa* blowing against several streams, and the water was blown back in a tine spray, which did very little good- The pressure was of the best that has ever been had. and this was soother important factor in saving of the town. Mad tile water pressre been low, the fire, would never hat* been cheeked as soon us lt was, ar.i the result would have been far more serious. Had C*fee Call. What promised to be one of the most dangerous results of the fire was when the flames came close to the Texas Oil company's rJar.t. Many thousands gallon?ot gaso/inc and oils are stored hero and hud spread the flames much mor* rapidly. Only the prompt act'oi of Hie fire fighters sav ed this pli t. Lire ?ire;. In the c "aston of tl:... fi.-e. smoke and other t dng?. the menace of live wires of the P. & N. railway were plete turmoil. Tie highly ..-barged wlresof the P. & X. ".?tilway were alive until soae time after th - fire reached the freight st Ulm. Tl- city power lines were cut on* very quickly, but it took some time to get th.? wires feeding thc trains betwKm Anderson and Belton deadened. The fear of Uiese wires kept the crowds back, and to some extent hindered the work of the f'.rentes, for great care is nec essary lu playing a stream of water on a Ho- **lf?'. water being a con dctor that brings the current back through th? stream. It has been known to shock and even kill the men handling thf hose. Great care was used in keeping the water off the wires. Interurban Tied rp. While thf fire was in progress it was necessry to cut the current from the.bed wires of the P. & N. lines. Tbs tied up all trahie be tween Anderson and Del'Am. A Blue Ridge Kai way engine was brought around aili used to pull al) cars out of the electric railway's yaru. Pint Passenger Station. The noise occupied by Mr. Dave Drennan was formerly tho Union pu.jst.nge! station of Anderson and was th? /trat passenger station built here. '?Vhen thc second station was built th* old one was moved sev eral hutdrcd yards up the street and converts! into a dwelling house. City In Harkness. Af tar the fire the city was in com pleto dtrknes3. Some few lights in the stores were buming and in some section/ of the city the street lights were li commission, but for the great er part the city was entirely dark. Beter be safe than sorry- Willett P. Stan, insurance. (HIM REFUSES JAP ?EHAMIS -ttONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE.) ditlotal concessions are possible, thus avering an ultimatum. Tokio Excited. i^IVkio. May 4.-The Jljl Shimpo. a JipancBe newspaper of good stand ing Issued an extra edition yesterday aft?-noon in which it made the state mat that '"pan would send an ul tinatum to C dna, the Chinese reply lethe lates,. Japanese communication retarding the demands ot the Tokio igarernment being unsatisfactory. Br The Japanese cabinet was In sesi?n fa six hours yesterday. A telegram air despatched to M. Hlkl, the Japa nsio minister to Peking. I'The lhara news agency yesterday afternoon said the emperor might is ac an important order in a few days. The situation has aroused intense a teres t here. Some newspapers reit erate the assertion of the Jljl Shim jo that the government is dissatisfied vith China's reply and add that it ls ?bilged to prepare for the final, step, these newspapers say that m pursu ance with a previously settled policy they expect the government to an nounce In a few days unless China manges her attitude. . War department chiefs were in a engthy conference yesterday. The Japanese version ot article ' I. 3roup V, of the Japanese demands, vhich Cliina rejected, ls that Japan requested, in case of the necessity irising for China to employ advisers .hat China would appoint "some" Jap anese advisers. (This clause, as intended according to Pekin, provid ed mr the appointment Of many Jap anese advisers. Miss Hammond Hastens. Miss Mabel Hammond was chav.n ng hostess at her home o* Sullivan itreet last evening uajjpn she int cr ain cd two tables at cards -In honor if her guest. Miss Selma Slmpsln of va, 9. C. A number -;f very delightful /ames vero enjoyed, after which the tables vere cleared and a delicious Icc :ourse served. Those playing were. Miss Simp son, Miss Hammond. Mlsn Lois Cash on. Miss Maud Gresham. Messrs. rom Walker. Jack Weist, P?l|x slmp ion and Harris McMahan.-Greenville <ews. .*". .J Mlt& W. A. HCDGENS, Editor Phone 87. Miss Carrie iiamiltou of Beaufort (Ja., is visiting Mrs. M. J. Cummings. Miss Frances Stribbling of Kasloy is the guest of Mrs. J. W. 'Fribble on Calhouu street. Miss Mab Bonham returned last night from Columbia, where she at tended the Reunion und visiting friends. Mr. and Mrs. c. A. Gumhrill spent yesterday in Greenville. Mrs. O. L. Martin and Mrs. Rufus Fant have returned from Charlotte, N. C., where they spent a few days as the guests of Mrs. ijiFayette Adams, on their way home from Bennettsville, whore they attended the meeting of the Federation of Womens' Club. Mr. and Mrs. W. ii. Valentine are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Valentine In North Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. Valentine having been liv ing in Baltimore, but they will go from here to Spartanburg, where they will make their home. In Honor of Mrs. Fret ?ell. The first of a series of card purtles to be given by Mrs. P. K. McCully was given yesterday afternoon at her home on NV. Whltner street. It was a charming compliment to her sister. Miss Carrie Fretwell and a delightfully pleasant afternoon for those present. Two tables of auction bridge were formed, and scvpral interesting games played. The first prize a lovely bou quet of sweet peas was won by Mrs. Phelps Sasseen, thc honor guest also being presented with a lovely bou quet. After the games the attractive hos tess assisted by Mrs. Clarence Pr? vost served an elegant salad cours? with ice. Mrs. McCully will entertain again on Thursday. The guests for yesterday afternoon were Mesdames Karie Barton, Phelps Sasseen, J. D. Maxwell, Jr., A. G. Fretwell, R. J. Fumer. 8. N. Gil mer. H. A. Orr. J. D. Hammett, Wilmot Evans, of Boston, S. M. Orr, A. 8. Farmer, S. H. Parker, J. C. Stribling, Oeorge Aide, J. h. DeCamp, Alice Sykes, Misses Vina Patrick, Jessie Browne, Louise Gilmer. Mrs. Baldwin Entertains Club. The pretty home of Mrs. J. J. Badwln was the attractive meeting placo for the North Anderson Club yesterday afternoon. The guest for the afternoon was Mrs. W. H. Valen tine, tho attractive guest of Mrs. W. H. Valentine. After the games thc cards were laid aside and an cle gunt salad course was served. Those present wore: Mrs. S. L. Prince, Mrs. Marshall Orr, Mrs. D. S. Tay lor. Mrs. FranTt Reed. Mrs. Nardin Webb, Mrs. W. H. Valentine. Mrs. W. B. Valentine, Mrs. McDonald. Miss May Jervey. Delightful Surprise Party. A delightful surprise party was giv en yesterday afternoon by Mrs. Ray mond Beatty and Little Miss Felicia Tolly, In honor of Mrs. George Eagle. It was Mrs. Eagle's birthday and lt was decided to Invite some of her little friends, as she ls a great fav orite with all the little folks and her home ls always an attractive, place to them. All tho plans, were made without Mrs. Eagle's knowledge, and it was a great surprise to her when her many little guests began ar riving each with a little birthday remembrance. Games of all sorts were played and In an Interesting contest, the first prize, a pretty bunch of sweet peas, was non by little Miss Alice Allen. A sweet course with ice was served, Little Misses Elizabeth Muldrow and Mary Sue Speer, pinning on the sou venirs. . Those present were: Emily Frazt r, eorgla Lee Muldrow, Elizabeth Min drow, Felicia Tolly, Helen While, Evelyn White? Eloise Maxwell, Mar garet McCully. Emily Dean, Virginia Stribling, Charlotte Orr, Sara Town send, Claudia Pr?vost, Martha Lump kin, Marie Marshall, Elizabeth Dob bins, Ruth Keese, Wilma Hudgens, Alice Allen, Mary Sadler, Francis Llgon, Mary Sue Speer. Alice Cop per. Elizabeth McFall. Catherine Mc Clure, *Mary Clark. Dorothy Pr?vost, Leda Cathcart, Winnie Frazer, Mr. Molt Mc Da viel. THREE STORES WRNS TUESDAY (CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE.) swayed wita the wind early tn the morning. The public is cautioned not to approarh this building too close ly. This property which has beeu burn ed ls the same that the C. A W. C. railway tried to buy some time ago for thc site for their freight and pas senger stations. The negroes held out for $30,000 for the three stores and their site, and no agreement was ever reached. The traffic ot all sorta was held up for quite a while. The street cars did not make their first trip on River and South Main streets until after 9 o'clock, being blocked by the fire hose. The fired burned until after ll o'clock In the morning, burning about 6 hours. * Better be care than sorry-Willett P. Sloan. Insurance. Urges Clemency For Frank. . San Francisco. May 4.-Resolutions urging the governor of Qeorgia to commuto Leo Frank's sentence ta Ufe Imprisonment were adopted .by the San Francisco board of supervisors Md forwarded today. Time ta Money Today. Great Values fat Lessor's Hour sala. FACTS We've the sort of Shoes that possess an indescribable style, a something not seen in "Just Shoes." Call it Style or what you may-it's there and you'll notice it the moment you try on a pair of our Splendid Spring Shoes. But you pay no more here for Shoes than you do else where-and often not so much. Colonial Bumps, Oxfords, Slip pers and Sandals-Dull or Bright leathers; also White Canvas at $2.00, $2.50, $3.00, $3.50 Up Thompson's The One Price Shoe Store We Sell For Cash Only. ?I?DER TWINE You Will Be Relieved of Binder Twine Troubles If You Have Our TWINE. Most uniform in size-greatest in tensile strength-greatest number of feet to pound. On account of the embargo on Sisal, most man ufacturers are unable to supply Twine. We, there* fore, strongly advise your placing your order NOW for what you will need. Sullivan Hardware Co. Anderson? Greenville* Belton. Fresh Shipment of Florida Vegetables Extra fine Smooth Tomatoes, lb ... . .... . . 12 l-2c Snap Beans, the best quality, 2 lbs for. .25c New Irish Potatoes, lb.Sc Beets, 3 for.10c Squash, lb.7c Egg Plants, 2 for . . . ...18c New Cabbage, lb., .4 l-2c Onions, bunch.8c California Evaporated Peaches, 3 lbs for.28c Prunes, fat and waxy, 2 lbs for.,. . .28c 3 Cans Pie Peaches for.28c Dried Apricots, 2 lbs for. . . .36c 48 lbs Patent Flour.81.90 48 lbs Self-Rising Flour.' . . .$2.00 Fresh Lookout Cakes, each. . . . . . . .10c SOMETHING NEW-Bran Crackers. Every body should eat these crackers for health's sake, package . . . . 1. . .18c Anderson Cash Grocery Co. "TT"" NOTICE 1 am forced to do business on a cash basis. After May 1st I will do business for cash only. WHEN you have TIRE TROUBLE call us. WE are TIRE DOCTORIES. We sell GOODYEAR and AJAX TIRE. .HOWE RED TUBES and ACCESSORIES. VULCANIZING A SPECIALTY ALL WORK GUARANTEED Templeton's Vulcanizing Works Phone ^70 108 N. McDuffie St. FREE AIR.