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Published every morning except
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derson, S. C.
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\jt "!' ,>w*MP^a??M"M
?Partly cloudy Sunday; local how
ers Monday.
It ls tlie morning of the one day out
ot seven that many of us set aBtde as
a day of idleness from our own little
cares that send us spinning around
within our own little sphere; like so
. many little tops for six days in the
weok. Most of us have been down at
it pretty hard since a week ago to
day, toiling, fretting, scheming, curs
ing, cheating, abusing ono another,
oppressing, those whom we could op
press, doing'obeisance to those who
have lt in their power to oppress us,
planning, hoping, loving a little, pray
ing a blt, perhaps when we had noth
ing to do, and a lot of other things
Ju?! like other moa have been doing
through couritJoss years. But the big
gest ailing that has occupied our time
and attontlon since a week ago today
has been that all-important, all
abaorblng ana preeminently important
business of "looking out for Number
One,1* and by "Number One" wo mean
"mo and mino" or myself and thoso
In who I am directly and vitally inter
ested. 1
And on this morning or the seventh
day .''moat of us will repair to rome
church, and there we will go through
a certain ritual-the mumming of
prayers, the singing ot hymns, the
repeating of passages of Scripture
'which have been collected and print
ed all together on one page of a
"phamplet, and listen to a discourse by
the minister. Yes, that la as much as
somejdf va see in this divinely order
ed &xi> of worship; and there are
.J somei ot us who believe that that ts all.
there & to this business of living the
christian lie. Tomorrow will bc Mon
day, and hack to our own little world?
wo will ruch, rofreshed hy the day of
physical rest, and then for six more
days-sweltering, illnlng. dry, parch
ing days-wo will go at lt again, mark
ing time on our little treadmills un
til another cycle of six days has pas
sed. And so on through the years
until ono day you and I fall to show
up at our accustomed place on. the
treadmill. Rut the treadmill and those
treading lt will move on Just ' the
same sn tnough yon bad never .been
on lt.
How far those of us who spend
our lives 1? this fashion and view
thin business of living in thin man
ner miss the real meaning of life. Wo
? know nothing but to go through six
days of the week as we bave said and
then on the seventh repair for a lbw
minutes to the church Jn which our
forefathers grow up and in which wc
grew up because lt wu? "tho thing to
.lo" und there KO through the stereo
typed procedure which we call "wor
shipping Hod," nnd come uway be
lieving that we are making a success
of this terribie responsibility of LIV
INO. lt never occurs to some of us
who run the gamut of our day? in
this manner that wp ure making a
miserable failure of the whole thing;
it never meurs to some of us that dur
iiiK those six days we ure "looking out
for Number One" we ure milking the
way hard for "Number Two," or we
putts by "Number Three" who is
atuck up In the mire, or "Number
Pour" who 4s down in tho ditch, or
..Number Five" who hus given up the
fight and is dragging ulong the dusty
wuy and wuitlng patiently for natural
death to remo along and overcome
.Some where In the Hook lt i j rec
orded that Hie Master while passing
thin way said unto those that were
about Him, "If ye love me feed my
sheep." We arc not withing hailing
distan?; of knowledge of theology,
but we have ventured to think that
?.ur Master meant by those words
that If we love Him we should certi
fy to it by doing something for ills
sheep. And his "sheep" la our next
door neighbor, tho burbariun over
yonder in Oilnn, tho fellow we rub
elbows with every day on tho tread
mill, the man or woman or child wc
know intimately, those that we don't
know so well, tho fellow who is "high
up" in our little man-made scheme of
things, the humblest und the most in
conRpicious wretch that wields a pick
and shovel out yonder in the middle
of tho h?H. dusty street for; 80 cents
a duy. T?koy are ali His sheep, lt ls
not for you or I to say that any one
of them is a "goat," and refuse to
faed him because we wero not com
manded to feed any but the "sheep."
So what are you doing by way of
certification that you love the Mus
ter? Going to church on one day out
?f seven and singing like a seraph is
not enough. Going to church und go
ing through an empty, stereotyped
ritual is not enough. Giving utter
anco to beautifully worded prayers
ls not enough. We don't suppose God
ls vain in tho sense that we mortals
arc vain and likes to have us grovel
In Inc dust at Hist feet inst to tickle
His vanity. But we imagine .the kind
of praise He likes best is that kind
Implied In the command "If Ye Lovs
Me Feed My Sheep." Praise Me not
by ceremonies but praise Me by do
ing something for My sheep, who arc
your brothers end your sisters.
Again we nsk, what are you doing
by way of certification ithat you love
tile Master? Did you feed ono of His
sheep last. weoJc?n, Or. did _ you Bay
something mean . and . con tenu;tibio
about ono of them, or glvo one
who was already down in the
ditch a vigor oi? 1 kick that sent
him still further down, or curse or
B.vindlo one of them, or repeat to
some ono else a blt of scandal you
hud heard about one of them, or do
anything to wound the feelings of one
of thom or cause them ono blt of un
happiness? If you did not do any of
this, (then did you feed one of these
sheep? Did you give some weaker
one a lift over some rough spot In
his path, or speak a klniTword to ono
In despair, or speak comfortingly to
one in sorrow, or glyn material aid to
one in distress, or "make some per
sonal sacrifice In order that one
might be the gainer of something
Which you may havo wanted yourself,
or do anything to help him along tho
way? If you did nothing to injure
one and did nothing to help one of
them, you may think that you' have
"orokon even" on last week's busi
ness of living. But you are sadly
mistaken. In thtB business of living
there is no neutral ground. No man
liveth unto himself. It you did noth
ing for one of -these sheep, then yon
did something sgsinst one ot them.
The Wdlllamston Farmers' ; chau
tauqua came to a close on Friday and
from all account it was .successful
from overy standpoint. The promo
tors of this annual gathering at WU
Uaiurton deserve praise, ai well as
thu officials ot the Southern Railway
anc government officials . who took
pnrt in lt.
Each day was filled with meettagn
and speeches that were beneficial to
the farmers and business men as well
ss housewives. These meetings were
well attended which goes to provo
that the people are beginning to
recognise the tra? value and worth ot
such chautanques sad are anxious to
give them support by being present
and at the same time learn things that
wi!! cause them to bc better prepared
to meet the questions that confront
them In every day life.
Everything about this chautauqua
waa absolutely free. The cttlsens* of
the town of WUHsmston raised funds
ind were assisted by tho Southern
tait way which IK very much Interest
>d in bettering rural conditions along
tn line In tho south. Seneca has al
ie doned a very successful chautau
iua like the one at Williamson.
In another section of tills paper ls
i notice of a one-day chautauqua
ih'eh ls to be held at Hammond's
cliool bouse on August 19, and an
vent that ought to be largely attend
!. Although on a much smaller
cale than those recently held at Wil
lailiston and Seneca, much good will
<. tit-rived !iy those attending.
"All around us the world Is con
ulsed by tho agonies of great on
ions. Governments which lately
eemed likely to stand during ages
lave been on a sudden shaken au i
. orthrown. Tlie proudest capitals
f Western Ku rope have streamed with
lood. All evil passions, the thirst of
aln and the thirst of vengeance, the
nl.!pathy of class to ciass, the anti
athy of rac?- to race, have broken
jose from the control of divine and
un?an laws. Fear and anxiety have
louded the f.ices and depressed the
carts of millions.
"Trade has been -suspended and in
ustry paralyzed. Thc rich have be
uinc pool ; and the poor h ive become
oorer. Doctrines hostile to all
clences, to all urts, to all Industry,
j all domestic charities, doctrines,
rhlch, it carried into effect would In
ilrty yearB undo all that thirty cen
ares have done for mankind, and
.oiid make the fairest provinces of
'rance and Germany a?* savage as
ongo wilds and Patagonia, have been
vowed from thc tribune and defend
d by tile sword.
"Europe hus been threatened with
nhjugation by barbarians compared
Uh whom tho hurharlns whe mnrcr
il under Attila and Alboin were en
ghtened and humane. The truest
iomds of tho people have with deep
arrow owned that Interests moro
recious than any political privileges
ore In Jeopardy, and that lt niUght
0 necessary to sacrifice even liberty
1 order to eave clvUbrUiou. .
That sounds very up-to-date,
oesn't it? you'd think it had Just
cen written by a brilliant partisan
f the allies-probably H. G. WellB or
ame other English author.
It's from Macaulay's "History of
hgland." He wrote lt nearly 70 years
go; and it applies to the European
Ituation which rcenlted in the plac
lg of William and Mary on thc Eng
sh throne In 1689.
It's a mournful fact that the first
alony established in tho New Worhi
lould bc today tho lani capable of
ilf-government. From the timo when
oluiahus established a Spanish B?t
ement there in 1493, tha* rich island
as been the prey of hi . mee rs .and
One man stands out of the bloody
icords of HayU as a capable leader of
ls race and a genuine patriot-Tous
klnt L'Ouverture the "Black George
Washington," who won his country's
idependence a century ago. But the
ft has been sadly abused. His race,
hlch const: ates 95 per cont ot tho
ipulatlon of the present Haytl, has
iewn itself incapable of self-govern
ent. Not one of his successors has
on control by legal methods. The
nu try has been denominated a re
ib|lc. a kingdom and an empire, but
is beon equally ml^Kovernedjyinder
hatever namo or system, and has al
ays been a military absolutism ruled
y force, cunning and crucUy. Thc
nching ot President Vllbrun Guil
lume ts in the regular order of
lings. Perhaps he deserved bis fate,
ut the circumstances of it bode Ul
?r any improvement.
There (Seems to be a "white man's
ir den" in HayU. Poli tk al In capac
y has made a hell of what should
? a paradise. Uncle Sam may have
? take charge of the job one of these
ineo, lt he doesn't, some other ne
on will. 1
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A L I N E i
Mr. H. A. Orr yesterday In speak
ig of tho street car paving stated
tat .after South Main street is fln'.^h
1, the forces will take up itlver
treat. It will be rememberr j that1
ie Tinvkng on South Main street willi
? to the nitersection of Norris and
a River street lt will go to Caugh
n avenue.
Mr. Orr also steted that Mr. John
>n, the contractor, expected to be
in laying the concrete Monday after
non on Sooth Main.
Messrs, Donald BVown and Sam An
?Vrso? arc back'in tho city after ah
automobil? tour <o New York city
and other points. They state that
their automobile gave; them no
trouble, having only one puncture on
the trip up and one puncture, and one
blowout coming back. Before going
to Nev/ York they spent a few days at
Atlantic City.
Donald Brown Baid that the last
time he saw Louis LedboUer and
Chevis Cromer, who also made the
trip ju another auto, they were going
down Broadway, headed for Albany,
N. Y. Prom there they expected to
go to Niagara Falls and then to De
troit. Mich. They are expected home
in aboutit ten days.
There was a great deal of Interest
yesterday morning in the clo;lng of
thc motorcycle contest which had
been put on by Leggett and Myers
Tobacco company. As advertised tb"
boxes closed promptly at ibo stroke
of 12 o'clock Evaus Pharmacy No.
3. where all tho boxes bad been plac
ed yesterday morning. The principal
ones standing in quantities of cou
pons und box lops at the ia t min
ute were J. Olin Sanders, Furman
Geer and Mr. ll. W. Bowen. Thc suc
cessful contestant will be announced
about next Saturday. .
Mr. Charles W. Webb, Jr., son oi
Mr. Charles Webb of this city ls
lucky that bc has been named a bene
ficiary in tho will of Mrs. Hattie E.
Durant who died in Sumter on June
1. From tblc will Mr. Webb will re
ccivo $5,000 in cash an soon as lie be
comes 21 years of age, which will bc
within tho next few months.
Mr. Webb ls at present playing ir
an orchestra in St. John's hotel al
Hendersonville, N. C. Ir.st .year h<
was a student at Clemson College and
for tho paet few years he lias been
preparing to go to the University ol
the South where he will train for ar
Episcopal minister.
Mr. Durant was Mr. Webb's uncl<
and wus very fond of the young mar
and this lit the reason that the monej
was lef!. lo him; Mrs. Durant dlei
without leaving any children and al
her property was left to nephewi
and nieces. Mr. Webb receiving th?
greatest amount.
Mr. Archie Todd, the local Fon
agent has received a letter from th
Ford Motor Car ' fcompany, Detroit, ii
which new prices,, for th!'* make c
car are quoted, same to go into el
feet tomorrow. Ford runabouts ar
quoted at $390 and Ford touring car
at $440. In tho letter lt is state
that there will be no further dc
crease in price until August 191G i
then, lr3 profit sharing plan pi
on by tho"company .during the poi
year was very successful, but M
Ford says that owing to tho unsettle
conditions, no announcement aboi
future plans of this kind will t
mado as yet.
Just as the above was being wrl
ten rain began falling and the writ*
ls glad as well as everyone else in tl
From thc clouds which were bani
lng around Jt seemed that tho cnti;
county was receiving showers and
is sincerely hoped that .this ls tl
case s'.nco they were badly needed,
John M. denn, well known ai
successful young farmer, son of Ho
W. H. Glenn, is building him a han
some residnece on his farm sever
milos west of tho city, near the pla
tattonB of M.\ Thomas Henry Bu
rlss and Mr. W. K. Olenn, his brot
er. Tho house will contain soi
seven rooms and will be modern
every respect.
Mr. Glenn is ono of tho best fi
mers for his age In Anderson coun
To hit unusual amount ot industriel
ness ls added Intelligence and a ke
knowledge of the science ot fanni!
making a combination that Is bou
to bring success. Mk*, and Mrs. Gie
expect to move into their noa' hoi
early this fall.
Henry F. Parker, perhaps beti
known than any automobile mechai
in this vicinity to the hundreds of ?
owners, ha., resigned his posit!
with t io Todd auto shop, and plans
visit a> his old homo in North Ga
lina. Upon his return, he will ti
the position as master mechanic w
the Anderson Phosphate ft Oil co
pany. Perhaps no man In the St
can diagnose the troubles that F<
cars are heir to quicker then 1
Parker, and his uniform good natl
and promptness dh answering tren
calls has endeared Mm to hundr
of owners In this and adjoin
Lawyer Breaks Jan.
Wrights?Hie. Gs., July SI.-Ab
dsrk hut night A. E. Smith, a li
yer lodged In Jail hero ^waltbag ti
on a charge of misappropriation
funds, secured a ssw ta some i
and made his way to liberty.
Here's an ad for "Men
and Young lS/Len-~
It*s Short and to the
All $ 10.00 Men's and Young Men's Suits now
All $12.50 Men's and Young Men's Suits now
All $15.00 Men's and Young Men's Suits now
All $18.00 Men's and Young Men's Suits now
All $20.00 Men's and Young Men's Suits now
All $22.50 Men's and Young Men's Suits now
All $25.00 Men's and Young Men's Suits now
All $1.50 Manhattan Shirts Reduced to.
All $2.00 Manhattan Shirts Reduced to.
All $3.50 Manhattan Silk Shirts Reduced to. .
Other Clearances-?
Boys' Knee Pant Suits. Men's Odd Trousers.
Men's Oxfords. Manhattan Underwear.
$ 7.45
$ 9.45
Delivered Anywhere at Our Expense.
The Store with a Conscience
Review of Fil
Of Euro
(By the Associated Press.)
The second year of the European,
war opens today. On August 1, V8I1,
Germany declared war against Rus
sia and tho last chance vanished of
localizing the Austro-Serb'.an war,
declared three days previously by
All the great powers of Europe
were drawn into a struggle the - like
of which history has not heretofore
recorded. Eleven nations are at war
and almost all lands arc affected, di
rectly or indirectly. Millions br men
have been killed, wounded on. carried
to captivity in hostile countries. Bil
lions of dollars have benn expended.
Thousands of square miles of terri
tory havfe been devastated anl hun
dreds of cities and towns laid waste.
Half the world is in mourning for thc
dead. And although the war. bas
been in progress with unexampled
fury tor a year, tho result s may be
summarized in ono brief sentence: No
decisive results have been achieved
and the end is not in sight.
Determination to pursue the war to
a decisive ending has been expressed
by high officials of all tho belligerent
nations, preparations are being mado
for next wnter's campaign, and, In
fact, indications from Europe are that
it is more likely to increase in size
rather than decrease. It ls still an
open question whether Bulgaria, Ru
mania or Greece will be drawn in.
In view of the immensity of the
struggle, previous standards count for
little In considering the price the
world is paying. Tho figures involved
are so vast as to convey little mean
ing. The nations at war have poured
out their treasures of men and gold
without limit. The usual standards
of life have been subordinated or dis
regarded, and lu some cases social. In
dustrial and political activities have
been vrtually reorganised on a mili
taristic basis, to make all contribute
to tbo supreme necessities of war.
' It ls impossible to obtain accurate
statistics of the number 'of men en
gaged, tho casualties and the cost,
For obvious reasons the- also of the
various armies ls kept secret. Most
of the nations do not consider lt ex
pedient to reveal the number of cas
ualties; in fact. Great Britain is the
only one which has given .out official
totals. As to thu money expended,
there are available only ar Hal statis
More than half the population < of
the world lives in the countries' ex
war. The population ot the warring
countries ls estimated roughly at
047,000,000, and of the countries at
peace at 797,000,000. The population
of the Entente nations ls perhaps five
times as great aa that of their oppo
nents. The number of men under
arms has been estimated variously,
usually in the neighborhood of 20,
000,000. William Michaelis, writing
recently in a Berlin magazine, pot
the number ot soldiers at war at 21,
770.COO; for th j AlUes. 12,820,000 for
Germany, Austria-Hungary and Tur
key 8,050,000.
No previous war has approached
the present one in wholesale destruc
tion ot life. This is, due not only to
the number of men Involved, hut to
the terrible efficiency of modern, wea
pons. Trench warfare on a great
scale, with Its deadly charges, mining
operations and extensive use of ar
tillery and hand greu&des, bas con
:st Year
pean Conflict
tributed to this end. Whereas In the
past lt has been calculated that the
proportion of hilled to total casual
ties runs 1 to 8 or 1 to 10, tho pro
portion in trench warfare, as indi
cated by official British statistics, ls
about 1 to 5.
The battles on tho plains of Flan
ders, on tho Warsaw front, in the
Austro-German advance through Ga
licia and in the Carpathians were at
tended by frightful slaughter. Rus
sian losses in thc Carpathians alone
were estimated unofficially at 500,000.
Along the battlefields from Arras, in
northwestern France, to thc Belgian
coast wholo fields have been covered
with, corpses, and at thc time of thc
German attempt to reach the English
Channel the Yscr Canal was choked
with the dead. According to official
British statistics, tho British army
alone has been losing of late, In kill
ed, wounded and missing 2,000 a day.
On June 0 Premier Asquith announ
ced that British casualties since the
beginning of the war (excluding naval
losses of 13,549 up to May 31)
amounted to 258,069, of which tho to
tal klllbd was 50,342.
Lator, however, on July 27, Mr. As
quith issued a statement saying that
tho naval casualties up to July 20,
were 9.106. Apparently Mr. Asulth's
first statement was based on misin
formation which he has subsequent
ly corrected."
The losses or Germany, Franco and
Russia, by reason of their largor arm
ies, have boen far greater. The Her
Und Politik of Rerlin carly in June
estimated that more than 5,000,000
soldiers of the. countries at war with
Germany and hor allies have boen
killel, wounded or captured. Hall
aire Belloc, tho English military writ
er, said Germany's potential man
hood for actual lighting probably bad.
diminished from all causes by nearly
one half In the first year of the war,
and asserted a conservativo estimate
aus that Germany had much nearer
4,000.000 than 8,000,000 men perma
nently out of the Hold. Estimates of
the total casualties run from 6,000,000
to 8,000,000 with the former *flgurc
probably conservative.
The cost in money runs to a simi
larly hugo total. Great Britain ls
now spending about $15,000,000 a day
on the war,"according to Premier As
quith. Albert Metin, gene.al budget
reporter of the French Chamber of
Deputies, calculates tho war is cost
Ia Franco $10,000 a minute, or $14.
400,000 a day. William Michaelis re
cently estimated *the dally cost to
Germany st 38.250.000, saying forty
days of this war cost as much as
the whole Franco Prussian war ot
1870-1.- In March Dr. Karl Helffer
Ich, Secretary of the Imperial Treas
ury of Germany, ?aid the war was
costing all belligerents 1375,000,000
a week.
On the basis of Dr. Helfferich's
estimate, tho first year of the war cost
the stupendous sum of $11,500,000,
600. Mr. Michaelis puts the figure at
IS billion dollars, not Including
Italy's expenditures a sam more than
50 per cent, greater than the gold
production of the world during the
last SOO years. Other estimates run
.UH. higher, to 20 billion dollars or
Ir* addition to the money expended
directly on the rar, the loss In des
tructlon ot property on land and sea
haa run high into thc millions. Great
losses aro being occasioned by the
cessation or curtailment of many
forms of productive Industry. Tho en
ergies of the world have boen largely
diverted to making war. Factories of
all sorts have been turned over to
tho making of. war munitions, men
taken from mill and field, to. be re
placed'by women, old men and child
ren. Economists assert that or gene
rations to come the world will feel
the effect of the huge losses, in the
burdon of taxation and otherwise,
and sociologists make conflicting pre
dictions as to its moral, physical and
psychological effect on generations
living and to come.
Neutrals as well as belligerents
have been affected: The financial
stringency which followed the out
break of war was world-wide. Tho
United States, in common with other
neutrals, havo boen confronted .with
th? threatened abridgement of - its
rights, particularly at sen, and has
sent notes of remonstrance to Eng
land and Germany, the complications
with the latter country following the
sinking of the Lusitania giving es
pecial concern.
Tho war has betu attended with
many unexpected features, one or
which is its protraction. It bad been
believed that such a struggle would
bo of comparatively short duration,
on account of the cost-ami loss of lifo
it would entail. 'At the outset lt was
commonly said that within less than
a year the nations Involved would Ob
compelled to seek peace 'through fi
nancial exhaustion, If for no' other
reason. While each side has won its
victories, no final results have been
reached in an yoi tho campaigns, with
a few minor exceptions Of the lesser
operations in distant colonies. Over
tho greater part of the France-Bel
gian front the opposing millions are
facing each other In tho same posit
ions as last September. Movement s
on thp easters front have been wider,
but with no signs of an approaching
decision. . -
Tho Gorman plan ls generally as-. ?
sumed to have been tn deal "Irat with
Franco, In tho carly weeks o fthe wax
before tho Russian- army, - slower ' to
mobolhee, was able to present a ser
ious menace; and then to - turn on
Russia. : The fierce, resistauc? o? Bel
gium and the unexpected quick mobi
lisation af both'thu French and Rus
sian armies prevented tho full fruit
Ion of this plan. Nevertheless Ger
many has been able to hold her own
on both the eastern and western
fronts. \ ? A T ?i "
In reality tho struggle of \he ?leven
nations is divided Jntn j^utnb?r of '
separate wars', #?ta^"?(o3slch other
in only a' general way. The whole
field af military op?rations may bs
summarised es follower .
In Franco and Belgium Germany ls
battling with Great Britain, France
and Belgium. In August Germany
Invaded Belgium and France, pushing j
southward almost to tho gates of
Paris. Following. the battle of the
htarne, perhaps th? most important
contest of the war thus. far. the Ger
mans were compelled to retreat and
have stnee held an entrenched line
from the Belgian coast to Alsace, re
taining possession of' northwestern
France and most ot Belgium. Ia
this treatre the war has been so even
that the capture ot group of houaes or
a few yards of trenches-ha? been cori'
stdurcd a victory worthy of mention
In the official reports. The German
attempt to break through *the English
channel; the British victory at Neuve
Chappelle, the German triumph at

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