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ESTABLISHER lbtO. Published every morning except Monday hy The Anderson Intelligen cer at 140 Weet Wbltner Street, An derson, s. c. SEMI-WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER. Published Tuesdays and Friday? L. M. GLENN_Editor and Manager Entered as second-class matter April 28, 1814, at the post office at Anderson, Bou'h Curollua, under the Act of March 3, 1879. ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCHES Telephone .821 SUBSCRIPTION BATEN DAILY One Yeer .16.00 Bis Months.2.60 Three Mouths .1.26 One Month.42 One Week .10 SEMI-WEEKLY One Year .fl.601 Sis Montha .76 Tb? Intelligencer li delivered by carr.; rn In tho city. Look at the printed label on your paper. Tho date thereon shows when the subscription expires. Notice date on label carefully, and If not correct piesse notify us at once. Subscribers desiring the address of their psper changed, will please state In their communication both the old and new addresses. 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WEATHERTVORECAST Local thunder showers Wednesday, JThuraday partly cloudy iSpartanbtirg ls truly Methodist The Germans seem to be putting the war ?in Warsaw. -o Some wives even begrudgo their husbands thu talking they do in their sleep. Two Dead in Family Row.-Head line. Another argument against fam ily rows. Imprisonment is good for some folks-for example, lt caused Thaw to regain Iii. . sanity. --o- . Frank has started out as though he ] would keep pace with Thaw in keep ing in the newspaper. Thank you for your trouble, but wo | lind Just about reached thu conclusi?n that thc weather ls really somewhat | warm. . "No presidential bee can live lu alcohol." said Rev. Dr. Boynton of Chicago. And it has paused into an epigram. "A Step In Time."--York News. Wo] suppose lt will save you blundering uround over the toes of your danc ing partner. The slaughtering of 10.000 Norwe gain reindeer to furnish meat for the d rinans will give old Saint Nick a better excuse than ever to mako bis annual visit in a Ford. lt is stated that tho municipal fund of Cincinnati shows a deficit of nearly 8600.000. Wo wonder if the liquor journals will give this fact conspic uous place as a news item! "If, in Europo's villages, old John, who slays and pillages, runs up against a frost, tho war with all Rs slaughtering,* that leaves the nations tottering, is well worth what lt costs" -saya Walt Marun in "Poor Old John." t-o ' The chap who .*J?ponded to his rnothcr's ruMtion as to what beean}' i f little boys who said' bad words with the statement that they grew np and became golf players paid a dell . ente, compliment to a lot of folks wc know. INVISIBLE 81'BM A HI N ES. 'Willi?- thc navy department ?H try ing to Nguri] mit a submarino that will make "twenty live knots au hour, or better"uud will therefore be able tu catch any vessel or peuce or war ux ccpl th*' fustust cruisers ami torpedo boats civilian Inventors uro laboring with thc problem of making tin- sub inarlno Invisible. it's a fascinating subject. It reminds one of the weird story of Jack Loudon of the two rivals and bitter enemies each of whom sought by scientific ex periment to make himself Invisible to Hie other. Both succeeded, one by swallowing a chemical substance that made Ivis body as transparent as air, and the other by paint lng his body with a pigment of sm li perfect black ness that lt relloj t'd absolutely no light. They nn-t, and fought to the death, euell unseen by the other. A Denver man named Patrick Keen an has applied for u patent on an in vention which consists in covering a submarine, particularly tim periscope, with silvered gluss or some other mirror-like substance, which, he de clares, will ?urn whatever part of the craft ls above the water Into a mere reflector of waves making it indistin guishable from (lie surrounding sea. Lieut. Joseph Fisher of the 1'. S. Submarine K-G has a different scheme. Ile paints tho periscope in thin, verti cal stripes, consisting of all the colors of the spectrum. Th? effect, In theory at least, is precisely the o|lposito of that attained by u prism. The prism breaks up "white light" into the va rious colors; those same colors, ar ranged according to lils method, when seen at distance merge again into white light, so that the periscope ls not discernible. I If thc government works out a fast submarine that can be rendered in- j visible to tho enemy by one of these processes, and can also bc steered and fired by p. wireless operator on lund according to the method of John j Hays Hammond. Jr., there need be no worry about the adequate protection of our coasts. LEA HMM* FROM LEAN YEARS. The cost of living in this country, according to government reports, is higher thnn ever before-2 per cent higher than it was in 1013. And yet lt Isn't costing the average family any more to live now than lt did a few years ago. If anything, the outlay ls less. This paradox results from the fact that most of us havo cut out the high living that wan formerly responsible for much of thc burden. The nation has gone through a valuable course in economy. We know botter now what tho real necessaries' and basic com forts of Ufo are. and how much wo con afford io pay for thom. We're pay ing more old debts and putting wore money in ' bank, proportion to cur incomes, IU we used to. Wo'ro get ting on our feet financially not neces sarily because we'ro making so much more money, but because wo'vo cut out the splurge. Tho spectacle across the At?r.ntlc, too, has a powerful influence in mak ing American-, senaiblo in their ex penditures. When we seo whole na tions starving, and scores ot millions of people lacking tho ordinary com forts of life and facing the prospect of long years of poverty, we're asham ed to indulge in luxuries or throw money away in silly display. Judging from the rapidity of our general business improvement and the promise of bumper crops again, we'll soon bc quito capable of expenditure on the old lavish scale. But there's far less danger than usual ot pros perity turning our heads. SEW YORK'S POPULATION. New York ls busy trying to dotor mino Just how many hundred thous and pcoplo it has in excess of 5.000, 0<)0, and various experts aro quarrel ling ovor thu problem with all the acrimonious enthusiasm of inland vil lagers in a boom town. The only absolutely certain thing about tho matter, to an-outsider, is that New York has entirely too many pcoplo, with an average quality that's nothing to brag about, and that the metropolis ought to bo ashamed of its huge, unwieldy, ill-digested and poor ly cared for. population. When those helpless millions learn how to govern themselves then they may prope-'y boast of their numbers. A fair young lady, who was on tho verge of breaking Into society during tho past spring, explained that she ?had to put off her debut because ot like failure ot the potato crop. Thin I s the first time wo have ever heard of the potato being accused ot being, the root ot evU.-Orangeburg Time? and .Democrat Folks who are that dependent had better give more at tention tp growing potatoes rather to high BSssiotyv Tho great problema are being set tied gradually. Leo Frank, Harry Kendall Thaw uud Ch leora college have be< ll illsposed of, and it only re mains to see what lu going to happen to Lieutenant Becker.- Newbery Ob server. You forget that 1'pton and .Mr?. Sinclair are still washing the family linen down in Gulfport, Miss. Our copy o! Hie Gaffney Ledger comes lo us with tho first und tho tourui pages printed and (be second ano thc third pages totally blank. Wc don't know what the trouble is, but trust it is nothing akin to what we found In a small mountain town in Tennessee once upon a time. Tue editor of tho weekly paper informed lils subscribers that if the paper came out one day ahead of time they might know he was preparing for a spree on the regular day of publication and that if Hie paper came out a day late they might know he was loaded on the date of publication. A kind of rat-trap affair for a husband to put in his loose change pocket when he goes io bed would command u very large sale-York News. Where tints this brother, who never wore the yoke ot" ma tri mon v, get hk, license to talk about robbing the male?-Anderson Intelligencer. Does not the esteemed editor of Th?; Intellect know that the whole country is now screaming "prepnre for war in time of pence?"-York News. An 1 we Infer from thal, brother, that you ?re preparing for war. Hut we would Implore you to arm yourself with Bomething like n superdreadnought rather than a rat trap affair. ||A LINE)} o' D O P E j In discussing shoes for thc coming season yesterday. Mr. Harry Oels berg stated that cloth tops would be flopulnr and that lace boots for wo men would bc 10 per cent stronger. Dull leathers will also be worn more this fall but patent leathers will hold their own. Tlie colored tops will also be stylish but will not be so gay as they have been during the spring and summer. Boots laced on the Bide and imitation buttons are only fads and will not last vory long. The boots will not be BO high ns those for the past two seasons and will gradually descend to normal. Mr. Oelsberg stated that shoe deal ers were not buying fancy tops this season. He said that the "crazy" styles of the past few months had caused the manufacturer:, of shoe; to lose more money than ever before and that they were not going to make ninny more of them. -o Tho people In this ooction have it on tho people who live lower ijown In the State in that they can go to tlie mountains almost any time and it will not cost them so much. Every Saturday now numerous par ties aro being made up from Ander son and they go up to Hondorobnvllle. Asheville, or some of thc other moun tain resorts and spend thc week-end. Several wbo were up there last Sun day stated that these cition wore crowded and that lt seemed t|mt they were going to have the best season tliey had known for several years. -o Porter A. Wlmlcy. former secretary of the chamber of commerce of An derson, writes very Interestingly of h IR now work In Amarillo, Texas, por tions of a letter received from him reading as follows: "I am delighted with the situation here.. Everywhere there is prosperity and a splendid spirit. Fino city in every way. Our organization In uni que In America In being entirely sup ported by taxation. We receive two mills on the $100.00 valuation and the city's assessed valuation of about $8, 000.000.00. giving us ?bout $16,000.00 annually with which to work. No trouble about the finance end. It ls also a great lot of people and they aro paying me the largest salary I ever received aa a secretary. I have met many old friends here. "A party of South Carolina boys are here todav. working In nearby wheat field", they are headed try the necrotary of Charleston Y. M. C. A. They seemed glad to see another South Carolinian- Thero are many ex Carolinians hero, all prosperous. "This Is s great automobile town, also motor-cycle town. Amarillo claims to hnvo over 1260 automobiles, or ono to every 14 inhabitants, or more than any e ther city In the world proportionately. I bel tere they are correct, it one should judge from Polk street RC tl vi ties." ? ? o- ? -- Newspapers are, after all? human; and, being human, they are likely to err. lt is not an uncommon thing for mistakes to appear in newspapers serious mistakes, ridiculous mistakes, Insignificant iDurtakes, giguntic mis takes-but wi- have for the lirst time lieu ni of a newspaper making a "ghastly" mistake. And it was left for Brother E. C. Morton, Editor and Manager of the Abbeville Medium, to lay at tho doors of the Anderson newspapers the charge of making u "ghastly" mistake. An editorial in the current issue of iris newspaper ls bended "A Ghastly Error" and reads thusly: Tlie story which was sent out from Anderson, and published in the daily papers of tho State under big. glar ing headlines, that a negro was lynch ed in Abbeville county, was a ghastly error. Futhermorc, lt was a reflection upon the p?riple of this country which they resent. A negro man killed a youug white man near Lowndcsville, and the slay er escaped over the Savannah river Into Georgia. A party of men sough:, the man-killer, of course, and the sheriff's office aided in every way in its power. About the time of the funeral ol thc young white man, it ls said, a party of Georgia fishermen who were camping in the river swamp fired their guns several times, which firing was heard by certain persons, who concluded it was the lynching of the negro. Thus the story was cir culated, and was later published. The Abbeville correspondents of the dally papers promptly sent In to their respective papers correct news stories of the killing and the escape ot the neera. Hut those stories were not published, ao the Anderson lynching story was given preference. Abbeville county may have its faults, and has many. But lynching is not numbered among them. Especially ia this is true of the people of Lowndcs ville- and vicinity. Lnst winter they had provocation enough for a lynch ing, if ever there was provocation enough. But the negroes who might, have been lynched are alive and well today. A people with the cool self restraint that has been demonstrated by Lowndesvllta people more than once, should not be pilloried before the State as law-breakers. It is enough to arouse indignation. Brother Horton lays it on thick and heavy and flays the local papers a little more than is reasonable and ju--1. Ho ought to know something about the difficulties under which a daily newspaper is produced, and that In a large majority of instances news paper reporters do not have tho time or opportunity to personally verify every fact they write, but aro forced to accept as truth reports from re liable sources. In tho instance of the alleged lynching at Lowndesville, in formation was had from sources con sidered entirely reliable that such a deed liad been committed. Thc re porter did not have the time to go down' and see for himself whether thero was the body of a negro mur derer dangling from a limb, the vic tim of a mob's passion and violence, but hu pinned his faith to reports that apparently were authentic. In publishing the report of the lynching thero was no intention or desire to hold up tho people of dear old Ab beville county as law-breakcr.i'. Tho Intelligencer has no enemies in Ab beville it -wishes to punish, and it it did it certainly would not distort tho truth In its' news columns to do so. To do that would bo an offense un worthy of the most unprincipled scoundrel who ever wrote a line for a newspaper. Thero was no intention, as our brother alleges, of reflecting upon thc people of Abbeville county. New3 Is news with tae newspaper, whether it originates in Abbeville, Anderson, Greenville, Greenwood or any other county or locality, and the story of the alleged lynching was not printed with any special relish because it came froto Abbeville county. The location of tho supposed crime was a fact of secondary importance, any how. Brother Horton further intimates that Abbeville correspondents wired their newspapers true reports of the affair at the same time the Anderson correspondents Wired in their stories of the lynching, but that the stories from Anderson wore given preference because they etmacked of blood shed and violence and disgrace, while the Abbeville reports were consigned to tho waste basket because they denied tho deed of shame and violence and brought instead refreshing assur ances that after all there is in South Carolina a community which prac tices self restraint and has rospect and love for law and order, and this in the face of a most trying exper ience-the murdering ot.a white boy by a negro" brute. There's a rather severe Indictment of tho South Caro lina press, eh Brother Horton? Sland ering your owri profession and be fouling your own nest! The newspapers of the State lived through a period ot vituperation and abuse recently and carno out ' un scratnod and with the pennant of honor still nailed to the masthead, while their arch enemy and assailtant in-chlof was repudiated at the polia The attack by Brother Horton ls not calculated to "make the public think 4'Li/e. Liberty and the Pursuit of Hap piness." .Your trade is the LIFE of our business. You are at LIBERTY to return any pur chase and receive your money ,THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS is certain ly speeded up by good clothes such as you lind here. \Ve want the opportunity to demonstrate just how much we can add to your comfort. And that adds to your efficiency too. Palm Beach, Mohair, Silklike and Tropi cloth Suits $5 to $12.50. Palm Beach and Silk Hats 50c. Cool Underwear. Breezy Shirts. Thin Socks. "Tht.Stm wah m Cen*** any more of dear old Abbeville coun ty and ber good people; but at the Banfe time will do much harm to thc newspapers, since by reason of the slanders that havo been heaped upon them, as referred to above, there are many who are ready to swear that thc press is the' instrument of the ' devil. I -o The Paramount feature which was to have been shown yesterday at The Bijou theatre failed to arrive, and many were disappointed thereby. Man ager Pinkston announced last night that a splendid feature "The High Road" will bo shown at the Bijou to- j day. This film play features Valli Valli. It is a Metro production and ls said to be one of thc finest films on the exchange today. -? Another good crowd was at the Palmetto yesterday afternoon and last night to seo the abow. Manager Pnlkston has surely succeeded in getting something from the "big cir cuit" this time and his many patrons are showing their appreciation. -o Messrs. Jas. M. Cathcart and Robt. W. (Sullivan are ownors or the Peo ples Fuel company, s new concern that bas opened up business In An derson. They are ready to supply tho public with oak and pine wood and coal. No doubt they will establish a large business herc. A catalog of the department of music of the Anderson College has been received and fs a very attrac tive booklet. It contains completo and detailed Information in regard to this department, which is gaining' n wide reputation. o Coon it will be gono and a thing of . tho past-the good old loafing place at the Hotel Chlquola. Tho moving of the entrance to North Main street, and the doing away with tho ono on West Whltner street 1 means that the best resting place in Anderson has been abolished. It was herc that friends could meet at night and whilo renting comfort ably in the large easy rockers, talk about old times or thc events of tho day and at the same time see every thing that was going on around the square It was ono of the most pop ular places In the city end yet was not abused very much. It reminds one of the old swim ming holes that the boys once had, t\t now are things of the psst O' A card received from lent. J. J. Trowbridge staios that the encamp ment or rather the trip of Company B to toe Isle ot Palms was fine and that everyone was in fine shape. The soldior boys ara having a great time and the best wishes of tho people back at home sro with them. Which Sex Spoils the Children! In the August Woman's Home Com panion a man says that the world is filled with spoiled children. He asks whether the fathers or mothers ave to blame. A part of bis letter follows: "Cf course that . question sounds rather depressing. lt seems to assume that sll babies, are spoiled, whereas e\?eryono knows that there ars a scat tering few who reach maturity who are not spoiled. But we were speak ing of the great majority. "Tho great majority of young men when they issue from the tender con fines of the horns require two or three years of bard beating by the business Thaw Acclaimed at Nd Harry Thaw in Crowd I roan B. Swncbiield, Thaw Counsel. Wheo the Jury which had listened 9 the case against Harry Thaw, thc ian who hilled Stanford White on he Madison Squaro roof garden, an ounced it believed ho-was sane there ras a demonstration in front of tho Few .York- county court house. Iiousands awaited him. outside, and. rhen-he appeared on the outer, atalr ray wlthShorlff Grifcnhagen, who is hown at the right wearing a Panania rorld before they amount to anything. *he majority of girls when they tot ?arried arc wholly unfitted sn dun ralucd for their Jobs. Now which sex s responsible for that condition? A ather and mother have an average o? w?nty years in which to' get a boy ? girl flt to amount to something in he world. Whose fault ls it that tho veragc young person when he leaves bo home amounts to nothing? "Well, 'wo couldn't settle that point. "Some of the mon said it was the amer's fault: 'The yglve their boya bout tho same amount of time every ay that it takes them to shave. If hoy took the job of father seriously nd really put some time and thought M lt, there would-be a different-story. "But most of the follows seemed to lame th? mothers." lubmariic Torpedo That Hanta Its Quarry. A weapon of the greatest value in oast defense is described, with il nitration, in the July Popular Me nantes Magazine It is ? torpedo bat can-be started and stopped, toered so that lt will follow its qnar y. and exploded, at the right luttant, ill at tho will of an operator work ara at the shore station. This t?r ledo alternately flashes a light .and hrows a Jet of water above the snr sce, so thst Its cours-? and position an be seen day or night. If the ship it which lt ls aimed cats out of ange, the torpedo can 'be turned iround and sloe, od back to shore a estar? ot Importance in view dt the iv York Court House. .eaving Court Room. Foreman of Thaw Jory. tat, there were cheers and cheers. The crowd which had assembled at he courthouse was with him. Thaw >f course, wore one of his, best smiles, fe had been in custody for i many rears, and the decision of the Jury, lespite the fact that he had not >een adjudged sane by the justice of ho court as tho Now York law re mires to make him'.free, he showed plainly he felt he was free. act that a modern high-power t?rne lo costs upward of $8,000. Current or driving tho propellor and controli ng the movements of the torpedo is lupplied through a wire that is wound, g iround a shaft in the torpedo and has < ts free end connected with a gen- \ ; ra tor st the shore station, tho wire ' inwindlng from thc shaft ns the tor- ' ledo moves forward. . . [Arge Section of Colon is Based br Fire. Approximately a third of the city of Tolon, at -the Atlantic portal of the- \ Panama Canal, was destroyed on tpril 30 by the most disastrous Oret hat has occurred at tho Ist hmus a ^ .ince thc American occupation. Prop >rty damage amounted to at least $3.? M?O.0\ >'? tho death of five persons, au he injury of more than a score ol >thers, resulted while . nearly 8,008 residents of the place wore made toineless. Picture? in the July Pop* liar Mechanics Magasine show tit?1 keelton that wes laid waste, and the ented etty 'that was erectod to caral 'or those thus rendered destitute. Relief work was undertaken ito- \, nedlately hy the American Red Cross \l md with the help of tho canal auth orities and the army, 400 tents and an Kine! number of raliway ears won provided for housing the hundreds of Institute families. Likewise arran ge nents wore made for the distribution if food, while subscription lists were lubseqnently orientated throughout be tone.