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Do It Now!
Make a small deposit each week
in this Financial Stronghold, and
by adding a little each week to
your Bank Account you'll be sur
prised at the rapidity with which
you can accumulate a snug sum?
"Big Oaks from little Acorns
Grow." The same applies to our
Your worry will be reduced to a
minimum if you are in a position
to meet all obligations with a
check on
The Peoples Bank
LEE G. HOLLEMAN, President
D. O. BROWNE, Cashier E. P. VANDIVER, Vice- Pres.
Bleckley Building, Anderson, S. C.
PARIS, Oct. 20.?(7:15 p. m.)?Aquor in Russin. Ills innjesty ropllcd:
Potrograd dispatch to the ltavaa "I thnnlt you; 1 long ngo decided
Agency says the Russian press is en-to interdict for -all time in RubhIu
thusiastlc over a declaration by thetho nalo of alcoholic drinks by the
Russian emperor that the aale of al-government."
cohol by the government is forever The Novoe Vremya of Petrograd
forbidden Jn RiusBla. cltos asy an effect of the suppression
,Tho Russian Union of AbBtlncnce.of the salo of liquor, an Increase in
which devotes Its onorgieB to thosaving bank deposits during Septem
oon^baUng of alcoholism, addressed bor ?t 23,000,000 roubles ($11,500.000)
to Bmporor Nicholas a request thatover the saute month last year, In
hoJforbid the Baleof spirituous II- flpHoj)f th^wur._
Bankers Identified With $150,
530,300 C?tfc? P??2 K?Sd
Another Meeting.
(By Associated Press.)
NF.W YORK, Oct 21.?Another con
ference of bankers identified with tho
pro posed $150,000,000 cotton pool in
traded to case financial conditions in
the. South was held) hero today, but
without definite results.
It'la;.understood tho latest plan
calls for two classes of warehouse
certificates. One 1b to bo taken by
banks o? the North and West on tho
basis of cotton at four and onp-hnif
Cents a pound; the other 1b. to bo ac
cepted by Southern [ bankers on the
basis of six cents, cotton. '
Several local banking institutions
have' pledged thottiselves to some cot
ton relief movement and stand ready
to subscribe one-third, $50;000.000, if
a plan acceptable to all Interests can
be formulated.
No Inquest
Coroner Hardin Summoned to
Williamston Yesterday by News
That Dead Negro Had
B?e?* Found.
Kill Reduction Bill.
AUSTIN, TEXAS. "Oct. 21.?Gover
nor O. B. Colciullt sent a final moB^
sago to the extra session of the Tox
aa legislature today* stating ho be
lieves a moratorium now is tho only
way to save Texas farmers from ruin
as a, result of the cotton situation. Ho
' added that ho does not expect tho ex
tra session to pass'such a law.
* The extra session .called to con
sider cotton relief has..killed cot
ton acreago r?duction proposals and
a. bill to establish a central State
bnn> with $?Q,0O0,0U0 capital. Pre
parations to?adjourn tho session to
morrow aro Hinder way.
This Is tub'.'second extra session,
the first haying enacted a cotton
' wnrehoiiBO law whereby tho Stato
backs warehouse receipts. *
law-?,?' ?-?
OUT OF 11 111'UK S
(From Wednesday's Daily.'
Coroner Hurdin received a mes
sage yestorday at noon to tho offect]
that a dead negro had been found ut|
Wilil&w4ton. and asking that he
come.to WilliamstOh at once to hold]
an lnqueBt .
Yesterday morning frionds and!
neighbors of Eliza Burton, a 'well
known negro woman of Williamston, j
about G5 er 70 yearn of age, became
alprmcd as to her whereabouts, since i
she had not been In tho last, few days, |
und thoy wont on a search for 'her.
When they "entered her homo they I
found her stretched out on the floor, |
Coroner Hardin hoard the testi
mony of Dr. W. T. Lander, which was
to the effect that there were no marks
of violence on tho body and indica
tions wero that tho woman had come
to hor death in a natural nvanncr.
From: .the physician's inv?stlg?tiu^?
It appeared to him that sho bad been
dead since Sunday and ho gavo It as
his opinion that she canto to her
death from fatty degeneration of the
heart and other causes.
After hearing tho statement of the!
physician tho coroner decided that I
no inquest was necessary.
German Torpedo Boat
Destroyed by Japenese ;
TOKIO, Oct. 20.?It was announced!
officially in Tokio today that the Ger
man torpedo boat S-00. which es
caped from Taing Tan under cover of
darkness has been . found aground
and boon dostroyed by the Japanese,
at a-point sixty miles south of Klao
Chow Bay.
~-(4i 10 a. nX.y?The newspaper.Nord
Mariltlnio says that tho Allies, have
drfye?' five 'fhbusand' Germans out. of
Bruges andStbat the AUtes are now'
In possession.
Superfluous Adornment.
"Vou ?autf paint the Illy."
''Plenty, df glr-b*- are trying
though." v. -
Preparing a Way
For German Retreat
LONDON, Oct. 21 (2:67 a. m.)?Tho
Daily Mall'? Rotterdam correspondent
says tarer. Zoppelin sheds aro being
built at Itrussela and four at Antwerp.
Tho correspondent adda that .the
bridges have' been orected over the
riWer Mouse between LlogO and Vise
a way for a .German retreat ^
See Me For
I i Any and All
Brown . Building:
Improvement of the Law From W
Popular Criticism Was Key:
WASHINGTON. Ort. 2?.?Improve
mont of the law from within to stem
the present tide of popular criti
cism was tho keynote of the first
day's session of the American Uar
association here.
i'resident Wilson iti his address of
welcome pleaded for tho humanizing
of the law by incorporation of more
Justice and less citations In legal
eases. Former President Taft, speak
ing to the Judges of the country,
fathered for the first time in the
history of the country in formal
meeting, emphasized the necessity
for removing delays in litigation. As
sociate Justice Mclteynolds, of tho
Supreme court, urged the judges to
give more attention to public opin
At to .ight's session of the bar as
sociation proper, Senator Elthu Hoot.
In spenking of "the laymen's criti
cism of the lawyer." suggested raw-.
yers should apply the rules of evl-.
deuce with more regard to common j
sense, and might well avail them-.
selves of expert assistance. < I
The day's program was concluded j
tonight with a reception In tho Pan-1
American building, at which Chief <
Justice White und associate justces i
of the supreme court were ho3ts. Re
ports or commiltecs and a pilgrim-!
mage to Mount Vernon will feature I
tomorrow's program. j
Before the,Judicial section, former,
President Taft, lu his second speech j
of the day, said ho felt at home, al
though there had been un "interven
ing purgatory" since ho himself was
a judge. Ho told the judges that un
iformity In decisions was (juite as
important as Individual justice.
Mr. Taft suggested that depend
ence on stenographers had led to
much delay In the disposition of
eases. He urged that most cases in
the courts ho disposed of at the end
of arguments.
Justice Mclteynolds, in urging th?
judges to become greater afllnuatlve
forces in the enforcement of the law,
said delays in courts frequently rob
bed cases of the fruits of the decis
ion. As attorney general, the Jus
tlce Bald, he started out with tho
Idea that ho would conduct the gov
ernment's' business as that of a pri
vate client. Ho soon found ho was
mistaken, he declared, apd becamo
convinced tho thing to do was to.
give tho public ft fair Idea of what
ho into..Jed to do and r. judicious no
tion of whs.* success was being at-j
talned as he proceeded. In some
way, ho added, tho Judges glvo to J
tho people an Idea of what they arc.
seeking to accomplish and how they
are succeeding.
"In some Buch way we may turn '
rt.o Udo of opposition to tho judiciary)
of the last ten years," he conolud- '
cd, "and find ourselves once more In
trenched in the confidence of tbe
people." . .
The Judicial section discussed the
part judges might well take In ref
orenco to legislation affecting . the
Governor Baldwin of Connecticut,
addressed the Comparative Law Bu
reau and Edmund. Wetmore of New.
York, spoke to the'Patent section on
"Some Present Aspects of the Pat
ent Law."
President Wilson in his address
said the world was now "stirred to !
its depths" but that the best cours?
for n nation to pursue was the dls
?ui?fesiui? part. Ho - auucu that the
unsettled world conditions made a
good time for freeing the law from
the dry consideration of cold prece
dents and injecting into' it more of
the viewpoint of- justlco for tho ordi
nary man. _
"Wo stand now In a. peculiar case,"
the president continued. "Our first
thought, I supposo, as lawyers Is of
Intornatlonjal Paw. We know that
we Bee In International law, as It
wore, tho moral processes by which
law itself camo irfeo existence*. I
know that as a lawyer I have' myself
at times ' felt that there was no real
comparison between the law. of a na
tion and the law of nations, because
tho latter lacked tho sanction that
gavo th? "'former strength and valid
ity.. And yet If you look Into the mat
ter morei closely, you will find that
the two havo tho same foundations
and that those foundations are more
evident... and conspicuous In our day
than thejl over havo been before.
Tho opinion of tho world is the mis
tress of 'the world; and the process
es, of international law and tho. Blow
processes4'by which opinion work its
will. ;
"What " impresses mo is tho con
stant thought, that that I* thc\trlbun
al at tho bur of which we all sit. I
would h^il your attenlon. incidental
ly, to the circumstances that it doss
not obwcjatTO ths ordinary, miss of ev?
dopce, rvrhlch has sometimes suggest
ed to m? that the ordinary rules of
evidence;had shown some signs ot
! "Everything, rumor included, is
heard ih.. this court, and the stand
nrd ot; Judgment is not with .regard
to "tho/ jharacter of the testimony,
but thd character of tho witness. Tho
^trtoUveschre disclosed,' the purposes
jaro conjectured that opinion 1? final
ty accented which seem3 to be* not
the hwst founded in law perhaps, but
tho beat founded in Integrity .vot
character and of. morals, That Is
tho process which Is slowly working
its will upon tho world, and what wo
should be watchful of is not so,much
Jealous jJUitorcsts- as sound principles
'^^aiitqterested! coure is always]
not only the highest course to pur
'ithin to Stem the Present Tide of
note of First Day's Session.
[sue, but it is, in the long run, (lie
most profitable- course to pursue. If
you can establish your character, you
can establish your credit.
"What I want to suggest to tills as
sociation is whether we su'llclently
apply these same ideas to the. body
of municipal law which we 3cuk to
administer, i't e changing of law by
statute seems to me like mending a
garment wi'ili _ patch; whereas law
should* grow by the life that lu in it,
not by the life that is outside of it.
I should hate to think that the law
did not derive its irapuhe from look
ing forward rather than from look
ing backward, or rather, that It did
not derive Us Instruction from look
ing about and seeing what the cir
cumstances of man, actually are and
what the impulses of Justice neces
sarily arc. ,
"Understand me, gentlemen, 1 n.m
not venturing in this presence to im
peach the law. But I do wish to
make this intimation, that in this
time of world change, it 1b worth
while looking inside our municipal
law and seeing whether the moral
judgments of mankind are made
square with everyone of the judg
ments of law itself. For I bellve that
we are custodlane, not of eommhnds,
but of a spirit. We arc custodians of
the spirit of righteousness, of the
spirit Of equal-handed Justice, Of the
spirit of hope which believes In the
perfectibility of the law with the
perfectibility of human life Itself.
"You can not go any faster than
you can advance the average moral
Judgments of the mass, and you can
go, at least, ds fast- sb that. I have
dealt wth all sorts and conditions of
men, and I have found that the flame
of moral judgment" burned juat as
bright in the man of humble life add
limited experience as in the schola
and the man of- affairs."
As Work Train Was Running
From Anderson to Scene of
. Wreck, Burdort Killed.
A Wlilto man named William Bur
dOn was Instantly ^killed Monday
night about, 10.30 o'clock when he
was run over by . a work train on the
nine Hldgo railroad. ..The body was
horribly mashed and mangled, the left
log being cut off and ground to
pieces, his skull fractured and face
cut in several ?places,, while the
bones all over bis body wore brok
A wreck occurred. on tho Blue
Ridgo railroad between Anderson
and Pen die ton Monday and all dur
ing Monday afternoon the work train
consisting of an engine ad one ' flat
car, was running between Anderson
and tho scene of tlie^ Wreck. The
train was. in charge of Couductor 'P.
J. Fredericks while Engineer J. F.
Snipes w as .at the throttle.
According to tho story told by thii
engineer, and corroborated by ttjo
other members of the? train crew,
they had ; noticed a man beside the
track Bovqral times as' tho train went
to and from1 Anderson and the en
gineer at cue ttmo opened the steam
valve, of bis engine, as he.passed in
an endeavor to arouse the sleeping
man. He testified that this did
arouse the man and ibat he raised
up on ono elbow and watched tho
train go by .and then ten back to the,
gronnd. This was th?. last tho train
crow saw of him. { .' '.
As tho train approached tho 12 1-2
m)le post about 10:36. o'clock Mon
day night they, fjelt'thb whVslB pass
ing over some tiling but. they all con
cluded that It was'a, rock or- some
loose earth and they Were not alarm
ed until a man coming up the track
brought the nows that a man was
dead on tho track. j.jTJiey returned
'with him and found tho body.
Coroner Hard in hott on'inquest yes
terday morning at which time the
Jury returned a venli.cV to tho offect
that the deceased came to bis death
as a rcsuU .of carelessness and ex
onerated tho train t. crew of any
Burdon was a young man about 25
or 28 years of age abd, was w?ll
known In this city. .iROvRvcd on Main
street In . tho Equinox'..mill village
with his faiher and mother and was
known as '.'Six'' Durdon. It '.? kpown
that he drank at times and <?6 gen
eral presumption is that1 ho was In
toxicated Monday.
The body was hi ought to tho home
of his parents here yesterday morn
ing, and, the Innerei services wer?
held yesterday aiWrnoon at <l
" iSP""'
Per Cloanfng Tinware,
First wash the tin in hot eocpsflda
and wipe thoroughly drjr. Thea scour
with dry flour, applied with an oW
navapaper. v
In Beginning of Program for
County Fair, New Grand
stand Collapsed.
Special to The Intelligencer.
LAURENS, Oct. 20.?The annual
Lnurens county fair came near hav
ing ? tragic end hero today when the
newly erected grandstand holding
soraowhero between five hundred and
a thousand people suddenly collap
sed, precipitating its .precious bur
den to the ground beneath, throwing
tho people In wild confusion and ser
iously injuring scores of people.
At this tlmo, a few hours after the
terrible occurrence, no one has suc
cumbed to injuries, but several of the
hurt arc in a ppscarious condition.
Mrs. Joel Sm'.lu of Waltorloo. Mrs,
Sam Williams of Waterloo, Mrs. J.
R. Ellis of Lnurens, Royes Todd, lit
tle Bon of Mr. I). E. Todd of Barks
dalo Stattion and a little son of Mr.
John Glenn, who lives near tho city,
aro the most seriously injured.
Immediately following the acci
dent wild rumors went over tho city (
Mint there had been a wholesale loss
of life, but these rumors were latori
authentically denied.
Those on the stand, and those who
saw It fall consider It nothing but
miraculous that n great Ifes of life
did not tako place. When the vast
crowd on and around the grandstand
first recovered t\\mi tho Bhock cf
the fall, scores of women and child
ren were seen In and on top of the
! wreckage, many apparently In an in
sensible condition. When the heavy
boards were pulled off of them and.
physicians* present had revived them
with water and anesthetics, It was
discovered they were all alive, hut
more or less injured and frightened.
Fortunately no one was underneath
tho stand as the fair had just begun
and all were watching the entries.
After order had been restored and
the injured carried to the Julia Irby
hospital, the doctor's offices and pri
vate homes, the fair directors pro
ceeded with the program as they felt
they could do ' nothing towards the
relief of tho Injured. The physicians of
the city and tho staff at the Julia Ir
by sanitarium, as well as the citi
zens of the town generally,' immed
iately proffered their services and
everything Ij now beior; done for the
lebmfort of the injured ones-. Auto
mobile owners made improvised am
bulances of their cars and assisted in
getting the wounded to places whero
they could be treated. Nothing Is
bolng loft undone which could de
tract from the comfort of tho unfor
tunate ones.
Directors of Institution Wi'J Prob
; ably Be Heavy Losers But De
positors Are Paid.
(Prom Wednesday's Daily.)
Visitors coming to Anderson" yes
terday from Calhouh Falls reported
[that tue Bank of Calhoun. Falls' had
closed its doors and that the institu
tion will, go out of existence; Ac
cording to tho account told here- of
the' bank's troubles, the stringency
in the money market just, at this
time, coupled with th? .loss sustain
ed by a shortage- In th? accounts of
a former cashier, were too much for
th? institution add tho directors and
officers, of tho bank found out that
they. c?uld no Ion regkeep their heads
abovo water.
The officials of the bank announced
Moad.a>, that. they, .would-, no ' lohgar
receive . any i deposits and shortly
thereafter the doors of tho placo
wor? closed. , .
This bank was six years ago es
tablished In Calhoun Falls - with B.
B,' Oossett as, -president.'. In Novem?
her, 1913, notf. offlcor# wore elected
and at the. time ot tho bank ftoing
out of business' tho following ??rec
tors and officials wore, in charge:. S.
J. Hester, president; W. D, Wilkin
son, cashier; 8. J. Hester, Q.- O.
Grant* CL H. Taylor, H. H. Hest?r
and Thomas H. Russell, as dlrcc-,
tors, . "\v ; *.';
It Is said that the directors are
the principal stockholders and, that
they will be the ones to bear, tho loss
Incurred by the bank falluro, '-'stehe
all the depositors Sre to be paid Iii
Tho capita} stock of the bank was
J10,yf)0, with" a surplus of $1,800. pc:
posits are v'AA to havo amounted to
about $13,000 and' the assets of the
Institution, including, tho building,
amount to about 137,000 with liabil
ities aggregsUng $33,000.
Anderson pooplo will regret to hear
of this failure, slpco all of tho wen
interested in the Institution, are well
known here and have a numbers ot
frlendB in Anderson.
Get 'em at Thomp
son's and Save the
Fits The Feet
No trouble caused from ill-fit-'
ting Shoes if you get 'em at
Thompson's. We often have
people to come in with sore feet
caused from, shoes that is ill
fitted, and -ask us to fit them with
a Comfortable Pair. Why. not
avoid mis foot trouble by coming
here first and having your shoes
properly fitted. No matter what
kind of shoes you want, we have
a pair here especially for you.
Then too, our shoes are famous
for their long wearing qualities.
All the new styles are here and
on sale at
The One-Price Shoe Store.
, We Sell for Cash Only.
Are especially adapted for
Southern Climates.
If not at your dealer write
us for information.
Atlantic Paint Co.. Inc.
, Charleston, S. C.
Live Dealers Wanted in Every Locality.
(By Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON, Qct 21.? How
American bankers can meet their ob
ligations in England without actual
gold shipments will be discussed at a
conference here Friday between . Sir
George Parish and Basil B, Blanket,
representatives v>r the English treas
ury, and the Federal Reserve Board,
Secretary McAdoo and New York
bankers. Announcement was made to
day of the meeting.
It.was understood here tonight, that
American officials hopo they can And
some method^Silj^^S?S^S?i^?^?^
^j^-J-.XL:.-_r.-j ,-.r . . f ^
German Attacks ;
Repulsed Everywhere
PAP.aSf Oct. 30.?(11:00 p. m.)?
The French communication Issued to
night says . th? Germans today at
tacked along the entire front and
everywhere were repulsed.
Tho text follows*
. "Tho day has been characterized by
an effort of the Germans along all
parts of the front?to the oxtremo
north, whore the Belgian army ; has
held remarkably; at La Basseo,
where the German troops have at
tempted, an . offensive movement of
particular violence; to the: north of
Arras; at Mametz, between Peronno
add'Albert; at Veuquols, to. the east
of th? Argon ne, and, finally, on the
heights of the Mjouse and In the re
gion of. Champion.
-Everywhere tho Gorman attacks
have. been repulsed."
! ' GAME G ?lt riVE YEARS
WASHINGTON, Oct. 20.?An agree
it^blndlng West. Pohit .and Anna
monts for several months until the
12 federal reserve banks are in oper
ation. It has become evident that Sir
George Parish and Mr. Blanket do not
wish to make an arbitrary demand for
immediate cash payments and that
they realize' the difAcuities confront
ing American bankers and the reserve
In official circles it Was the general
view tonight that it th? bankers in
volved can produce some plan by
Which the English creditors may re
ceive short term paper, there will be
no insistence upon present gold pay
ments. / V .
polls to play on annual Army-Navy,
football game for five' years and
specifying Franklin bold, Philadel
phia, as th? place for this season's
contest and November 2S ths dato
was. announced tonight by Secretary
Garrison, of the war department, and
Lieutenant Commander Needham
Jones, of the navy. Both declared
this made tho-'playing of this, year's
game a- certainty. . .
As agreed on the plan stipulates
that the .two schools wUt choose the
site for tho games alternately, the
nayy having the preference this yo*
Tbe placo i? not;,to bo north of New
York, or south ofxt Washington. It
also provides that when It is the
navy's turn to choose the elte in,
1018. everything possible shall bo
dono to. provide more commodious
facilities' than now arc afforded at
Franklin Hold, ,. , i,.
FOB BBNT-^Offlco ?p-st?irs 'In dew"
Watson-Vandlver bulmlng and offlco'
in' front of Job department- down
ota 1rs. Splendid' central location.
Apply; at Tho IntelHgpnc er Offlco.
G? ?R?iW??D CU$E
" ...
When you first notice your poultry moping around the S
place, laying down at mtervals and acting as if they were' &
almost dead, and w?i?. their be&ds awoolen subtly, lind hav-M
im th* appearance4f l?vma gotten the> worst of simS-H:
chicken fight you had better send AT ONCE for a bottle of ft
tins wonderful remedy, for "Sore Head"^ is fatal ta nine S3
cases out of ten unless given ?ss effective r?niedy.
Wo know what <'Sore do, therefore we
cheerfully and wfflingly GUARANTEE it to cults any and
att case* of Head.? . - ; ;/ > :
Your money back if you're not satisfied.
Phorie 636i Anderson, 5. C.

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