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Published every morning except
Monday by The Anderson Intelligen
cer at 140 West Wbitner Street, An
derson, S. C.
Published Tuesdays and Fridays
L. M. GLENN....Editor and Managor
Entered ns second-class matter
April 28, 1914, at tho post ofllce at
Anderson, South Carolina, under thu
Act of March 3, 1879.
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vidual connected with the paper,' but
simply to The Intelligencer.
Even ? peace party can ra lau a dis
orderly house.
While diplomats como and go, von
Born a tor ff stays on forever.
. For a prospective bridegroom tho
: president IB behaving mighty dis
creetly. ,
Every little inning tho suffragists
havo in congress brings them closer'
to tho goal.
Translated into plain English, "Out
o! the Trenches by Christmas" means
"Buy a Ford."
With Christmas lesa than three
- -weeks off, the kids are strong in their
demand for preparedness.
We got threo whiskey circulars yes
terday. Did yon get yours? It not,
? . complain ot tho postofflce.
Tho Greeks are applying their own
medicino this timo and aro artfully
dodging those who bring gifts. -
. _c
If .'tho treat automobile manufac
turor doesn't look out, tho. next
? mol?n ho cust may. be a Rocky Ford.
The instalment man is in his glory
now, and. ho is like his payments
? there is. no end. to the unwelcome
visits. ...
The allldd statesmen wouldn't make
; ; ' Tauch cf a' show in a Sold sport* coa*
test. They ctin't even climb a Greecey
." V polo. .
Mexico tu w a fair way to be turned
out ot. the paragrapher*' union . for:
faltar? to ' supply her daily grist for
;? tho Journalistic mill. ;, t i^jjjgg
\f? . ;';,Colpnel Roosevelt is clamoring
loudly for preparedness, but the par?
,: ;tieu|ar kind h* wants is preparing the
way for anoUiei* nomination.
Don't bo too hard on papa. That
unpleasant- expression On his fftco
?1/ may.^.be'i'iSue'. to . ' worry ' over. wh?t ; to
buy his wife for. Christmas or it may
mean worry over Ute Villis she is mak
ing for tho festive occasion.'
\ .? - .. - ' -' ? O-- V.' -
Thone benevolent men nnd women
-.';:; whcC sailed'^uvthe. Oscar .II will havo
tho sat Isfaction of getting a piece of
Hoary Ford's dividan^
ride Over tho waves, and that ls about
With tho meeting of th? national
executive committees of Hie two great
pnrtieB to fix thc time and place for
holding the next party conventions,
thc presidential campaign may be said
to have formally opened, and the de
bates In congress and thc usual polit
ical manipulation accompanying its
deliberations will still further inton
elfy the fdtuntlon.
So far i*H tho Democrats ure con
cerned, lt Is a foregone conclusion
that Mr. Wilson will bend the party
ticket In 1910. There could he hardly'
any other result even if Hie president j
Mere averse to accepting' a nomina
tion. As (.'hamp Clark Bald some
moni hs ago, if tho Democratic party
has made good under the president's
leadership it will have to name him
again, and If thc party lins not mado
good, the nomination will bo worth
nothing to any other man, That the
party has made good to ri most re
markable degree with Hs extensive
progrnm of sensible and constructive
legislation, no impartial fltudent of
political affairs will deny, and it will
bo hard for the Republicans to muddy
Ibo water? and hide the merit of tho
present administration from the vot
ers of the country.
Four cities aro contesting for tho
honor of having tho Democratic con
vention next year, San Francisco,
Dallas, St. Louis and Chicago. Wo
would Uko to see lt brought to Dallas,
but the chances favor Chicago, which
in Jeto years has become more and
moro a Convention city for both par
tien. St. Louis is also a strong bid
der and a convenient location, but in
Democratic circles there seemB to
hang a certain hoodoo over tho Mis
souri city because of the men who
have been nominated there and have
failed. Tilden wno named there in
1876 and lost, or rather was elected
and com.ted out. In 1888 Cleveland
had hin second nomination there and
was defeated. Again in ?ij?4 Parker
got a nomination there .ami was dis
astrously beaten.
' The pince that gets the Republican
convention will have a lively run for
Us money as locality is ot extreme
importance where the field is so di
vided and tt?e party is centered on no
ono candidate. Seward was much
stronger than Lincoln in the conven
tion of 1860, and it is genorally be
lieved that Lincoln would never have
receive tl the Republican nomination
had the convention been hold in doy
other city than Chicago.
Besides being a splondid place fur
holding a convention, with Us myriad
rai'roads and its huge auditorium,
Chicago is regarded by both parties
with favor because? of the successes
that have come from nominations
made there. Cleveland waa nominat
ed there in 1884 and in 1893, and both
times ho won. At Chicago, Garfield
In 1880, Harrison in 1888, RooBOvelt
in 1904, and Taft in 1908, all won.
The race is on in 'earnest now, and
tho Republicans will have to trot out
some mighty fine runners it they ex
pect, to stay within Bight of Woodrow
.. ..*: . > . rt . o'.*.. . ? . ; . i
Wo do not know whether it has
been tho custom heretofore for the
county delegation to hold one or more
public meetings -with the rtople be
fore going to Columbia to make laws
for the benefit 'Of state and county,
but the custom Is wise and Demo
cratic and ought to result in good.
On iocal matters in particular, the
momo err, of tho delegation ought to
kee? in close touch with' the people
they represent so as to ascertain
their wishes and then to pass such
legislation as .will be ot the greatest
good to them.
Before the elections are held every
two years the candidates are required
to gp around and address the voters
on tho issue ot the day, but their con
tact with" tho people niter they aie
chosan to office should" not be hind
ered in any zaauutT.'Governmehfc can
not be thoroughly Democratic unices
the people have a. direct voice !n mak
ing the lawa that govern them, that
is, a voice that fa expressed directly
though men they- choose to protect
their Intercuts.
It meetings such 'as tho Anderson
delegation has called win be held at
jmb>. Intervals as the public welfare
demands ,tho peop'o will bo brought
into closer relations .with their chosen
representatives and both <T?H1 $ baye
a better understanding of tho duties'
and responsibilities that belong, to
- 'The delegation does wen to take tho
people into their full confidence and
to ask for a mutual and frank dis
cussion, of problems that vitallyeon
ca*n Jbe people.
Of course it was. the , prlnt?r\
fault when the Omaha Bee annouue
ed that at a certain ! Irreproachable
social function "The . '?reniag was
spent in sinning and dancing," But
;;?^?t dldft't' do the editor ?try good.
From what we have seen and from
what wc have boen told by those who
know, there ls considerably less grain
sowed this year than was planted lan'
fall. The weather still continues fav
orable for sowing grain, and wo sin
cerely hope that tho acreage will bo
fully as lurgo as lt was for 1915.
There ls, of course, a naturul temp
tation to Increase the acreage In cot
ton following a season when the price
has been good, but a general surrend
er to this feeling over the South will
certainly result In a bumper crop in
1916 anil probably much lower prices
than now prevail. Wo are passing
through a period of commercial con
fusion In which the war has played
havoc with economic conditions the
world over, and lt would be well for
thc farmer to proceed with extreme
cru'tlon until the rn!r.t:; clear away and
he can seo ahead ot him better than
he can see now.
After the war Is over and the forces
of reconstruction have had time to
bring order out of wreck and ruin, af
ter crippled industries have been
brought to a new and vigorous life, lt
is probable that tho world's markets
will offer a wider demand for cotton
than they have ever done. No ono
knows, however, what the effect will
be, and until this world madness is nt
an end it is he.".t to go slow and ralso
first what we know we can use at
home and then grow cotton only for
what can conservatively bo fore
shadowed as a normal demand.
A grain crop Is a safe dependence,
and we hope that tho acreage will yet
bc greatly increased. Don't crowd
out the grain with something that
may prove far less profitable at this
Weather Forecast-Fair Tuesday,
probably Wednesday.
The uniforms for tho conductors
and motormen on tho city lines, or
dered through the Arm of Smith, Gar
ret and Barton, have arrived and are
creating favorable comment. In a few
days passengers will seo these men
'in their new uniforms, decorated with
the usual service stars and stripes,
Mr. Raymond E. Cochran ls in Hart
well. Ga., this week with a line oi
goods representing W. H Heese and
company of this city. afr. Cochran
always spends a week in Hartwell
just before tho holiday season and
business ls generally good.
Tho last car lr.to Anderson from
Greenwood was delayed over 30 min
utes last night, it being said that
thore waa a wreck 40 miles this side
of Atlanta on tho Seaboard Air Linc,
.?.yUich caused tra?na in Greenwood
late, and therefore the interurban
cars. Details of the wreck could not
be obtained, but lt 1B said that pas
senger, train Ko. 20 had a head on col
1 lal on With a freight train, and that
an engineer and fireman we? J killed.
. The regular monthly meeting of
city council will be held in the coun
cil chamber thia afternoon at 3:50
o'clock. Since thle is tho last regu
lar meeting for this year, many mat
tors will come up for attention. Coun
cil will begin work on the license and
supply ordinances during the latter
part of the week, the hours fer hold
ing tho two or three special meetings
which will bo necessary being a ques
tion that will be decided this after
The receipt3 at the standard Cot
ton warehouse show 10,297 bales this
year as compat ed with ??.849 samo
date Mst year.
" -o-- '
An invitation has been extended to
Ex-Cover nor Cole. . L. Bl caso to ad
dress the G cn eros tee tribe Of Red Men
at Orr Mills on Saturday evening Dee.
18, at which tim?, a banquet, will be.
given, lt JB probable that he will ac
Following up an article in The in
telligencer cf FrirtAy, November 26 in
regard to Edgar CUnkscales, the fol
lowing, letter has been received from
him, which ls self-explanatory:
.'Anderson Intelligencer, Anderson, S
"Gentlemen ; . I am in receipt of . a
clipping .from your paper in .tt.bicti it
ls stated that I ; have been i injured. by
Ute falling ot a boulder at one of the
quarries in thia city, crippled: up fojr
Ufe, brought suit'against the company
and recovered a- vordletof $2500.00. The
facta arc- that I 'was crushed by tho
falling of a skip, because of a^defco
live rail, and one of my : legs vrav
bruised.and my; back injured, tho ex
tent of which lt I? us yet impossible
to state definitely. This injury hap
pened on May 3rd and 1 have beau un
able to work since that time. I did
bring ; nit against the company and
recovered a verdict as $5000.00, which
has not been paid and I do not yet
know whether the company will ap
peal tho case to tho supreme court or
not. I hope my friends around An
derson will not bo alarmed. I am
not dissatisfied with this part of the
country and the sharks are not as
vicious a? might be inferred from
the clipping. AH lo what I shall do.
1 will -know better when I have mudo
the' settlement with the company. I
hereby extend my regards to all my
friends and acquaintances around An
"Yours truly.
"Edgar H. Clinkscalcs."
Mr. Trowbridge was unahle to have
his Paramount picture yesterday be
cauae it failed to arrive. If ft cornea,
it will bo shown today.
Aged Lady Died in farawell Institute
Section Saturday.
+ - *
Mrs. Nancy McPhall, aged 81 years
died at her home in tho Cardwell In
stitute section Saturday night at 7
o'clock. Funeral services were held
Sunday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at
Varennes Presbyterian church, con
ducted by the pastor, the Rev. J. R.
McRee and assisted by the Rev. Fen
nell of Lowndesvllle, who for 20 years
was t;.!o deceased's pastor.
MTS. McPhall ls survived by two
oaughtera and four sons. The daugh
ters are Mrs. Watt of Due Weat and
.Mrs. Henry Tate Of this county. The
sonB are: Mr. P. C. McPhall of this
city, Mr. Will McPhall of Laurens,
and Messrs. Lyman and J. C. Mc
phail of the county. Mrs. MePhaH'o
husband died a number of years ago.
Mrs. McP?uIl was'One of the mo3t
lovable women of her section und was
a woman of fine character. She had
been a member of Varennes church
for a number of years" and was a1 de
voted Christian. ' 1
Little Fight Year Old Daughter of Mr.
and Mr?. J.'D'. Sharpe'.
.' -jii.
Miss Frances Sharpe, the little eight
year old daughter 'OJ./Mr''. ?hd' Mrs.
John D. Sharpe 'Of''near1' Pendleton,
died Sunday after a brief illness." In
terment waa made at Pendleton yes
terday afternoon-at 3 O'clock.
Died at Home Anderson SMlls on Sun
day Afternoon, '.
. *J--AI<>:
Mrs. Alkanza Elizabeth' Strickland,
aged 45 years, wife of Mr. W. W.
Strickland, died suddenly at her home
at the Anderson mills Sunday after
noon. Funeral services were held
yesterday afternoon at the residence
and interment -was-made In Silver
Brook, cemetery. * * .
Mr?. Strickland wr.s born and rear
ed In this county and ls well knowa.
She is thc mother of niue (iring chil
Junketing In Ute Name of Peace
The latest of Henry Ford's vagar- j
los ls the most remarkable of all. An
nouncing a peace mission to Europe, !
he charters a steamship and invites j
as his companions on this extraordi
nary errand a number ot more or less
conspicuous people; who ? presumably
share his -vi?, wa that it ls practicable I
to. get all combatants out of the |
trenches by Christmas V-If-Mr. Ford
were not a highly sucbea?ful business |
baan-and .'ono ot the shrewd?st adver
tisers alive," we would' 'suspect that |
this latest posturing ari a peace angel |
was a symptom of insanity.
Leaving the United - States, as it I
must, without a vestige of official
sanction, this remarkable expedition
will arouse the wonder -ot belligerent j
Europe. Public quarrels aro not set
tled by private intervention or me-1
di at ion. Mr.- Ford and his mission
aries will obtain no access to gov
erning authorities to whom they are
not officially accredited. Their futile
parading in capitals where they a-o
not desired, and vc aero they were not
invited, will me-.dy arouse curiosity
as tc the mental, processes that led!
them to.expect satisfactory . resulta]
from such a crack-brained conception
with possibly unflattering -. reflection !
upon tho cor ?mon sense of Ameri
cans, in genera!. The .making of peaco
will of necessity bb .'ft. profundly
solemn function u pon \ which person
ally . conducted j nuke ts can pavo no.
effect.... .. ',."..(V^W-?-:' : r <
. We are, however, promised ono.com
pbrisattoh. for tho ridicule that' Mr.|
Ford's undo/ taking will iurely arouse.
Among tho peaco missionaries wo note
the nam/; bf. William J. Bryai)< It Jar.
FOtd shall succeed '{t'^^?^bting' aim
from, als. country for any consider
able period, unloading him ?i; oh Eu
rope, where the addition or one more
barden- would hardly be perceptible,
wo shall have some catia? to be grate
ful.-Brooklyn Ea gi e. J ' . - .
Clarke (assessor** office)^-F?ltow
ou ts Mc says you've . assessed his real
??dat? too lltUe^y 480,000.
As8?s80T--<!iv? finn < ?v~r Wjrarf".. and,
keep him quiet while" I telephone She
(^yium'rr-Vfcuad Bullettn.; >
Teacher~What is'velocity?
P?pll-?Veio??ty ?B;'-#b??' ? man puts
a hot plate down. v> with. r-Oal veston
NftwbY.'- .? "/.?.. '' '"*
When He
He thinks of this s
the practical thing
gathered here. Dc
your gift if you'd 1
Silk Handkerchiefs,
Silk Mufflers.
Holeproof Socks. ..
Silk Socks.SO
Cuff Buttons_25i
Shirt Studs.
Stick Pins.
Collars. .. . 45c each
Men's Suit,
Boys' Suits
Men's Rain
Men's Shoe
The Chris
Officers Got on Game After Man
Had Left and Chased Him to
Near Oconee Line.
J. C. Lccroy, with his wife, and
daughter came to Anderson o? Sat
urday with ? supposed load of mo
lasses. . .The molasses as put on sale
by this party weat very freely,, for, it
developed later that about half of the
Jugs supposed to li ave been filled with
molasses were really filled with'what
ls kx<swn as "Moonshine" whiskey;
The whiskey was dispensed very free
ly; and tho. party. made a good salo
in Anderson and around the mills near
tho city. .
Lee rey left trie city Sunday morning
and star ?ed for Ocone? county to his
homo. Several miles out of the city
he stopped and made a sale, and ac
cording to the deputies/wno went in
search of him, ho cold three, gallons
between the time he left Anderson
and ?when.they caught him. A phone
message was received in Anderson and
Mr. Jr. J'j. ivtU)lams and J. O. Sand
ers, deputies went in search ot the
maa. The race to catch' him before
lie crossed I)rb line wes a close one,
and persons along the road between
Anderson and Fair Play, have asked
repeatedly what was. tho'occasion for
so much haste. The Officers-aucceed
ed in catching the rnt?, j??tt-'before
li? crosood tho county lino. they
overtaking l/ocroy at tito FratweU
plantation near. Flair. Play.
'.. Lecroy Was arrested and brought "
Anderson to Jail; His prelbni
trial, if he wants one -will bo held
"day this week. .
: His clever method of concealing
fact ;<nnt; tie - was . selling whiskey/
a now one on the officers. They have
had cacea of wSrere the mar? id'travel
ing in un automobile un ? tell 3 whis
key from a hidden tank under , tba
?acata, and all ' such things &s that,
brat this .is ,the??'first time *hat whis
key has been sold With molasses ss a
. Ho was madly in love.. She waa
iiol d and indifferent.
"Sec, darling," be exclaimed. "1 am
At your feet."
"Weil, how do 7P? like my spate?"
--Yonkers Statesman.
Buys a Present For Himself
tore and right here he comes; men know that
;s-the things worth while-for a man are
)n't you think you'd please him better in
:ake this tip from him as to where and what to
of Small Articles at Small Prices
.25c up Suspenders.25c to 50c
.25c to $3.50 Caps....25c, 5oc, $1.00 to'$1.50
...loc to Soc Garters. ....... loc, 25c and 50c
. .25c to $1.00 Canes...$1.50
...5oc lip Umbrellas.$1.00 to $5.00
.. 10c to $l.oo Hand Bags..$2.50 to $15.00
.$1.50 per box Suit Cases.. . .$l.'oo to $/l5.00
c to $1.00 pair - Bath Robes..$3.00 to $10.00
: to $1.00 pair Pajamas..$1.00 up per suit
,.25c to $1.00 Night Robes..50c to $1.50
. .25c to $1.00 Way's Mufflers.5oc
.50c to $3.50 Trousers.$2.00 to $9.00
, $1.50 per doz Underwear 5oc to $3.25 per gar
.25c pair ment.
$10 to $25; Overcoats $10 to $20.
$3.50 to $12.50; Overcoats $3.50 to $7.50.
Coats $3 to $ 15 ; Boys' $2.56 to $5.
s $3.50 to $6.50; Hats $1.50 to $5. -
We prepay all charges.
Order by parcels post. -? "
tmas Store for Men's and Boys' Gifts
The Store with a Conscience"
Local cotton 12 to 12 1-4 cents.
Cotton seed $45 ton. ~ .
Kew YOrk Cotton. . ?
Open. High. Low.
Dec . . .12.38 12.45 12.36
Jan . . .12.46 12.54 12.46
March . . .12.76 12,82 12i75
May . . ,12.98 13.04""'13.96
July . . .13.08 13.12 13.05
Spots, 12.60.
. 12.62
Liverpool Cotton.
Jan-Feb ...7.86
Mar-Apr..'. . .7.32
May-June . . . . ,., . .7.28
iSpots 7.66.
Sales 7,000.
Recadpts 8,000.
. 7.30
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Dr. H. K. Snyder offlclally stated
that. Wofford colleger would ! suspend
work for the Christmas holidays until
January 4th, 1916. ,
Dr. P. P. Claxton, United States
< commissioner of education, .addressed
tho lyceum Thursday night on, ''Some
lessons we should, learn from th?
; European War." : ?ir. Claxton - seems
to agree with Mr. Bryan on. the pre
paredness program. .
. AU the students are looking for
ward to boo, Christmas holidays with
a great deal, of enthusiasm, and cheer.
A young reporter who i took his
f^tiPk^'-?H tn<i and was ask?d
ty tho ..cashionor to indorse it on the.
back, wrote: "I heartily Indorse this
vutcK."-?nicago. Herald.
Head for Business.
Mamma--Ikey, vat you want for ye,
blrt'day? .
Ikey (after, a pause)-A box of
matches. '.'
Papa (proudly)-Such a peesnesB
man he'll make5-New. York Ameri
can. I ? ' rs ;\ <
We Have l^hat Kind Only
The ?lunllty of thc Coal I sell Is the BEST.
?There's iv o n o .Bette?*,,
Ever j body knows 1 in? t "*Fyatt'? . TONS ?W
full TWO THOUE'AJil) nouud?. -
?'?L 1_ -i"-- il When we prora.':*) tjn?ck Delivery-we niwa
:?'I?sn^WPl? Ja** iML W,,CQ y?a??nt of coat and
. ?Wyatt, tko f? Cea? Hann is the iu/w who
put tie price ol Coal down; of course thr.ro
are 'imitators NOW} b-a-t would there bare
/Im?i'ony 05 con! sold I? Anderson if I ?aonV
started It3 ,
Phone 182.

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