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VOL. 1. NO. 1. Weekljr, K t WUhe4 1860;Doily, Jan. 18, 1914. ANDERSON, S. C. TUESDAY MORNING, JAN. 13, 1914. PRICE FIVE CENTS. $5.00 PEF ANNUM. CITIES IN THE FLOWERY KI OF SIX INCHES WITH ASH1 MILLIONS Nagasaki, Jan, 14.?It L be in need of food on account oi volcanic eruption. Tokio, Japan. Jan. K5.--A tidal wav< added its horrors to earthquakes; and volcanic eruptions which ; strack Ka goshima, in Southern .Inpau, Monday according to official advices. It Is be lieved here that' ilie Kago.-himn dis aster will prayc to be one of the most serious in Japan's history. The losi of life and property Increases with fuller news from, the scene. Sakura-Jima , has been quiscenl for more than a century, all hough li rears Its cratered peak In a vcrtiabl? land of volcanoec. Ashes to the depth of six inches have fallen In the seaport of Klyasakl on the east Kiushiu. A postal em ploye who fl?d from Kagoshlma states United Missionary Campaign to Meet Here January 27th and 28th WILL ENTERTAIN DELEGATES With Characteristic Hospitality Homes Will Be Provided The United Missiouufy Campa ign, a laymen's movement. Is cr?a: a; much enthusiasm and /avorable com ment !b heard everywhere tho .pro moters holu conference. Two duya are usually taken a', a conference, and Anderson 5s i.ideel fortunate in ) .<-::ig incluwci In the cities whole, these work>r.s will come. Prof. Oins, of 'mIISm i?md odiKt.c. will iT.ive charge of tli-v eeryiceV, t?nd such v Ml l.n iwn spo'tkirs as !>?. K. M. Port?t and Prof. .tttbi 0. Cliakftcsles will od J-OH:* thf? \'".tilings.' The- scsijons are to be held in the St. John's >lothodlet church and will cnbraco the 27th and 28th of January. The conference Is interdenomination al, and every church In Anderson county is urged to have n good live delegation present, and in addition as many other members an care to come. Homes vll be assigned all delegates who send in their names to Dr. J. It. Young by the 20th Inst. THE EXPRESS COMPANY PROMOTES BOOZE SALE According to anouncemonts made at the Andorson office of the South ern , Express Company, yesterday, sweeping changes in the present ex press rates to. all points and on all packagos wil soon be in effect. It is understood that the changes are to take place on February first at whleh time the rate to many points on some goods will be lowered, while to oth " cr points on other nrtteles it will be raised. one significant met that will doubt less call for much attention form' the thirsty citizens of the community It the changes on liquid refreshments. The rate on whiskey baa been ma terially towered and that beverage will now come to Anderson- at a cheaper rats while that on beer bas been Increased and the kegs win not come as low as at present. St. B. Johnson, manager of the local o?is? cf the -s?pr??" **>?,p*ny; tn dis cussing the matter with a reporter of The Intelligencer, said that he did not know what exact, if auy. the parcel post might bave had and did not know if *h?t of the raali service had anything to ?*o with the change the. rates, rar. be mentioned as changes .-which are soon to be seen which Ik soon f.o be made. Some of t!>e, mors Interesting follows: From Anderson to Atlanta, now (i.40 per hundered pounds, |1 per hundred; from. Anderson to Chi NGDOM COVERED TO A DFPTH ES FROM A VOLCANO HOMELESS Mieved that ten million people will the earthquake/ tidal wave and l that t!u> big postaj building there col I lapse) and that a great number of residences were ruined, killing many , people and animals. Nagasaki, Japan, Jan. 13.?Reports :] hore todav wore that the death list i| around. Kagoshlms will run into the 11 thouE-andB. <r Kagcshima, which is almost com : pleteiy burled in volcanic ashes and stnoes, had a population of 60,000. i at the last census. The population of the adjoining island of'Snkura, the i center of the disturbance, in give as i l5,000T~"'On this iBland~hundrerts are - reported to have perished beneath i the et reams of lava. SPLENDID BEPORT ' QFMA61STRATE Anderson Official Has Collected Sum of $4,030.60 In Fines and 1303 Days in Labor Worthy of more than passing no tice is the splendid report which has just been made by Magistrate. Broau well concerning tho discharge of of his ?'i?u u?tc.1 fluni ?ii; same dais of 1515. During that time many cases have come before Magistrate Broadwell and he has discharged hie duties In a most able manner. Dnrlne the year this magistrate has tried 570 cases from which he collect ed the sum of $4,030.60 in casb. The total number of dayn to which priso ners havo been sentenced abounts to 1,305. He has sent 94 cases to the Court of General Sessions and in r>3 casus he rendered a verdict of not guilty. In 140 cases a compromise was effected and the costs of the action paid by the defendants These facts, go to snow tu at Mr. Broadwell has been conscientious at nil times in the discharge of his duties. ills complete and detailed rcpoit by months shows that In tho month cf January he tried 49 cases from which fines amounting to $224 were collected ana* prisoners sentenced to 324 days; in February 50 cases were tried, re sulting In fines of $451 and 70 days' labor; March showed fines of $964 and SO days' labor; April, $97 and 90 days' labor; May, 26 cases netting $354.80 in fines and GO days' labor; in July there were 62 cased resulting in. fines 20 iu fit?- and 60 days' labor; in July there were 44 caeea totaling fines of $182 and 60 days' labor; in August there were 62 cases ersulting ni Unes of $644.80 and 270 days of labor; 41 cases weie tried in September,'""result ing in fines of $125.60 and 120 cays' labor; In October' there were 50 cases tried with fines of $308.60; in November he heard 37 cases and col lected fines of $208.20 with 60 days' la bor; in December there were B2 cases tried, resulting in fines of $333, 20 and 111 days' labor. This is a splendid record and one th .t Mr. Broadwell .has a perfect right to feel proud of.' When the courts so ably administer tho laws, as in this case, .lawlessness will soon feel the effect. REED X?LLER COMING. Andersen's Bong Birl to ?Ive u Con. cert Here. .. Mr. and Mrs. Reed Miller who are so pleasantly known in Anderson* will bo heard here* Monday ovening, January the 19th under the auspices of the Anderson College Association. Mr. and Mrs; Miller have so many friends Here who will bo glad of an opportunity to bear these splendid singers. Tho first subscriber from a dis tance for The Daily Intelligencer was vSenator B. R. Tlllman. The first subscriber in the ??ty Mr. Sam E Moore, who has had the paper to l?ii?B ui?? tO ovuui wvvTnnt T7.,CrC he is spending awhile on his new farm. . cako. now $4.50 per 100 pounds, $2.95 per hundred pound? ; from Anderson to New YorV. now $3.75 per 100 pounds,$2.$5 for the same package. It is estimated that the change .in dealers, although they "will share the rates will be of more benefit to tho larger stoppers than to tho small somewhat In the tain of better rates. Verdict Directed by Judge Wilson ! in the Smith Case MANY PLEAD GUILTY Another Murder Case Is Now Oc cupying the Attention of \ the Court The attention of, the er?urt of gene ra! sessions for Anderson couaty. now in session, was taken up yester day for the most part wilh the hear ing, pf pleas of guilty entered by the defendants in a number of cases of minor importance. At the time of adjournment last night at six o'clock the court was engaged in the trial of Bill Hooby, et si. charged with mur der. This, case will be completed today, probably during the morning | session and in the hands of the. jury j by noon. In the case of Garrett Dodson, a| negro whe wtB on trial for the kill ing of another negro, Zeke Bradley, the Jury returned a verdict cf guilty of manslaughter and the defendant was sentenced to four years In the penitentiary. Do?.eon was arraigned Monday, his trial consuming the bet ter part of the day and a short time] yesterday-morning. The Jury delibe-| rated about four hours before ren dering a verdict. A verdict of guilty was directed by Judge Ellison in the case of Charles ?mgj&. charged with the mur der of E .tterfleld In Pezler during theroonth of December. Tills action URs",.t >e consent of the solicitor'iwBHk number Df v. :ed. From appeared thr.t the shooting grew out of a misunderstanding or a wrangle which began In a Pc'.zcr cafe on the night.of December 12. Some one in the.place shoved a boy against Scat .terneld, throwing . him .against a stove. He blamed' Smith with hav ing d?no it ??<I ho* ?verda were pa.?3 ed between the two men. It is said that Smith then left the sto-n but the evidence was to the effect that he was followed by Scatterfleld and that the latter began to shoot Smith re turned the Arc and Scatterfield sus tained mortal wounds from which he died on December 16th. The defen dant set up a plea of self defense and It was on this ground that the ver dict was directed by the court. John Boldea entered a plea of guilty of housebr?aklng and was sen tenced to one year In the negro re formatory Hubert Carter pleade? guilty to a charge of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature ud was sentenced to nine months lmprison-i ment. Ed Lcck was sentenced to two years, following a plea pf, guilty to the charge of larceny. Feastor Wnlkor entered a plea of guilty to a charge of forgery but ben tenet* has not yet 't>een passed. Henry Thomas drew a sentence of two years when he entered a plea of gtillty to the charge of larceny. George Sims wae sentenced to pay a fine of $100 and to serve for thre? months, following a plea or guilty on the charge of violating the dispen sary Urw. A similar sentence was also passed on Ernest Keys, who also pleaded guilty to a charge of violat 1ns the liquor law. . Jer?msn Sloan entered a plea .of guilty to a charge of bigamy and was Bentonoed to throe months Im prisonment. Four additional Jurors were select ed yesterday to take the place of four who were excused at Monday's ses sion. The four new Jurors are: Er nest Johnson, CM. MeClure, R. 1?. Grifnu and L. P. GsWe ANByBaOX OVER-CHARGE* Traffic Manager Hakes Report of Mon ey Returned The report the work done bj D. A. Henning, traffic mansger, during the month or December, has Just been received. In this report It is shown that there were only three instances of over-charge by "the railroads in handling freight during the month and these were small amounts. The en tire amount of tne over-charge amounts to $13.75 and this amount was <n cMnmMtA to Ltron ft Led better, Sullivan Hardware Company and H. C. Townsend. The trsmc manager goes ou w my in bis report that the small amount of over-charge may be due to some ex tent to the tact that the railroads knew of the checking that follows them and therefore more care la exercised In ordfrr that no errors may occur. He makes the additional statement m h?? report that the rate on cereals baa been reduced from 62 cm ta per 100 pounds to 33 cents per 100 pounds. W. M. Brown Elected Mayor Over M. C. Long Tuesday ----- f BY MAJORITY OF ONE VOTE Perhaps the Warmest flection In the History o$ x Oconee City^ . '. ' * Walhalla. Jan. 1.3.4SpecIal?-In J perhaps the hottest municipal election In the history of WalhaUa, W. M. Brown defeated M. C. Ixjok for mayor, by a majority of two vo*k. the rote for mayor standing lor, to 104. Tho total vote was 2l4 and there were 211 ballots in the boi The man agers threw out one ballot which was for Brown. Two aldermen. Dr. J. j'j Thoda_and ! Mr. Schumacher, wero on loth tickets. The ful vote was as follows: For Mayor:?Brown, lOR Long 104. Aiderman:?Vernor 106. UMr\rk 105, Walker 108. SchumjMiher 2?6, Thode 209. Bentley 107, Kaufman 104. Phillips. 102. Selgler 103. Hughes 102. Board of Health:?Dr. J. W. Bell 107. Hunt 107. Selgler 107, ffirlon 103, Ford 102, Cross 102. THE CHARRED B10? ?F 8?f eie Found In the Rxtins of a Cottage On His Laurchs i'a?m.^TBt Laurens, Jan. 13.?That 'George P. Young, a prominent planter, was murdered in his hofue last night, and .the cottage burned to cover the crime, was the v?wdie-t of a coreaer's jury here late Tuesday. Young's charted body was iuuud aunmg the ruins of tho house at Stamp Springs, B& ea ? here, thin morning. Ho was the father of' J. St?bo Young and uncle of John T. Garling ton, who were convicted in con?cc-j tlon wltli the "Semlnole" cases. Otr-i llngton Monday received a full par don from the governor. * I Two negro suspects ore in jail. Young owned an extensive tract of land and spout much of his tinic alono at his .plantation home, his family remaining at tho' city resi dence here. Skelton Williams Gets Appointment Washington, Jan. 13.?The Presi dent sent to the-senate Tuesday the mmatton of John Skelton Wil liams of Virginia, to the comptroller of the currency and ex-offtclo mem ber' v' the Federal Hewrve Board-, which will administer tho alfa? of" the new-currency systeife. It may be some time before thej nomination in confirmed. .Mr. Williams is now assistant sec ry of tho treasury in charge, of I the fiscal bureau and Secretary Mc Adoo s first assistant In matters of j government finances. It le said that the so-called great | financial interests were Opposing Mr. Wnllsms. nom Ml reta the "No Dark Pictures/' Says Mr. Underwood | Wushington, Jan. 13.?An Indus trial awakening "that will put the I panic preachers to shame 1j was J promised today by Democratic Dead er Underwood after Republicans in] the house aaa painted dark pictures] of ruin, the result ot D?mocratie legislation. "The Democratic party," declared Mr. Underwood, 'h'as achieved for the American people more than bas been accomplished in the history of our government. I look forward to un usual prosperity throughc-^fc the country in the next year." rN'FAITHFUIi WIPE. Pleaded Guilty' la the Lexington ?_i_._a rt >?<2._M?*'' ?l la^BolVe*HRa'aqdT'Walter B. Ourgan ous, Jotntuy charged with attacking J. Milton Hite, thef onnr's husband, with intent to. "kill, oday pleaded guilty in court here. Mrs. Hlte was fined $100 and Gurganous S125. Washington, Jan. ll-i-Forecast: South Carolina?Fair, slightly warm er Wednesday and Thursday. DIDN'T ACCUSE BLEASE PARTY Mr. Richard I. Manning State? That Charges Had Been Mack. GOVERNOR BLEASE REPLIES Matter Growing Out of the Mes sage of the Governor to the General Assembly Columbia. Jan. i:t. ?Special Cor respohdeasc.-?K. I. Mannlg of sum tcr. candidate for governor^ Tuesday nfternoco save out a statement In re ply to the criticism nude of him by Governor IJiease In hij anno:'! mes sage to the legislature today, tho ba sts for the criticism being the fnct that Mr. Manning Introduced In tho t?te Democratic convention of 1912 resolution ordering?an Investiga tion of tho primary election follow ing charges of rand and corruption. The Governor's statement was pub tCmU?A 1**11 !.. 'im. j.>,: . ' ? *' ?'*?.?., gencer. "I did introduce a resolution of in vestigation and did it because 1 wan unwilling that charges of wholesale fraud should remain unlnvostigated. Theee-ebsrges were-made by friends of both sides," says - the statement of Mr. Manning, who quote3 the Gover Dor as having charged his opponents with fraud. "As a member of the ex ecutive committee. I aitcd In the ca pacity of Judge, not a partisan. I felt that the surest way to put an end to those charges was to ascer tain If possible, whether or not they were true." Mr. Manning states. (hat he sup ported Judge Jones for governor, but when charges of corruption were not sustained.,he later introduced the res olution declaring Governor Blenso tho nominee of the Democratic party of -This Stater ' '- - The statement concludes with, the assertion by Mr. Manning that be had done what ho considered his duty and did not believe that he would be cen sured for his conduct. "When shown the statement of Mr. Manning this afternoon Governor I i?i,v,.)?; made tho i??.&".v.?ig s-%n.t?m&nt. "I will take care of Mr. Manning and hin tv?*;v? ad the itsmp in 1*14 ? he runs -for governor or for United Stator, senator just as I did in 1906 .. !: -. ! retired him from the gover nor'. : and. Governor AuboI was eiorted. lie may offer excuses but white men lu South.Carolina vtho vot ed tor me v.in never forget that he charged then] with being perjurers and corru. Con',u and that when lie was appointed ?-n a committee dodg ed the iffiie and throw the respon slbllityon others,;' \V. F. C principal sii:aki;k friday." Harry C. Colon to Address the Meet* lug of Secretaries. Those who have in charge the meeting of the South Carolina Com : mercial Secretaries, which Is to take place in Anderson next Friday, were jubilant last night over tho announce ment that Hurry C. Coles, general field secretory of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States, had been sectfred to deliver the principal address at the Anderson convention* The. Invitation to attend the meet ing here Friday was extended to Mr. Coles by. a. V. Snell, secretary of the Charleston Chamber of Commerce and his acceptance has already been received. ThP will bo another de lightful feature of the Interesting day and Secretary Whaley and those who are assisting hi m feel that the event will be one of profit and pleas ure for Anderson and for the secre taries of tUe State who attend. NO CHANCE IN CONDITION. Officer Hughes MM la the City Hos pital, .Enquiry last night at the Anderson County . Hospital, revealed the feel that little change was to be- tu/ttced In "the condition of Officer Hughes of Honea Path. It will be remember ed that Mr Hughes was found In an alley in Honea Path Saturday, suffer ing from a fractured skull and an air of my^ery surrounds tho entire affair. Two men are now confined lu the Anderson hill to await the time w/hen Mr. Hughes recovers suffi ciently to tell of bow the assault was made end by whom. ANDERSON MEN OOING. Several Anderson srehttests have tSv~j 'n^.tatioft* b? present in Columbia next Tuesday, Jan. 20. at wht' ? time the Columbia architects will entertain *he South Carolina chapter of the American Institute of Aochltoct* and the South Carolina Association of Architects. Elaborate preparations are being nude for showing . the vtsltors a good tune while they are in the "Square Meal Tow6." START VOTING j For Places to Be Filled By the South Carolina Gen* eral Assembly REPORT OF FIRST DAY Dr. Wyche Elected Speaker Pro j Tern ; Quite a Number of Absentees Columbia. Jan. 13.?Special Cor respondent?Promptly ct noon Tux day both brandis of th South Caro lina general assembly convened in tltelr roBpoctlvo halls and Immediate ly got down to business, disporting oi a number of routine matters. The message of the Governor was r tad and itb various sections reforred to the committees to which they proper ly belonged. The Intelligencer was J the Brst paper In the Stnte tn ;h>'j Hsh the message. Seveu new members were sworn in the hom.o. thcae taking the places of decooecd and resigned members. In the house )0S of the 123 racmhera were present. In the senate eight I members were absent. Dr. C. T. Wyche of Nowherry, was elected speaker pro-tern of th? house by unanimous vote. Representative Lyles or Drangehury. was nominated but withdrew in favor of Dr. Wyche. who fills tho place of former member Whalcy of Charleston (' now a member of congress la or diff?re at political views from his ton, t\ U, Wyche of Nowberry, a Rloaee man. In the house a concurrent resolu tion by Mr. W. H. Nicholson was pussed setting Thursday at noon as the time to begin balloting to gll the various vacancies on the bench, di rectorships, boards of- trustees i nd tho like. ?u the senate the rcoUi tlon was referred to tho Judiciary committee which will likely report tomorrow. , Mr. Welch introduced a blU in tho house providing for a. board of trus tees ct State library, which .shall have the doty of selecting Its libra rian, etc. If this bill becomes a law the legislature w'tl not till tim position for which more than a score of ladies have applied. FAVORED RICHMOND. (ireenr?le sHnhers Passed Resolu tions on the Regional Rank. Messrs. Lee G. Holleman and P.. H. Gossott attended a meeting of. the bankers in Greenville where resolu tions were adopted endorsin? the movement of Richmond, Va., to ; " cure a regional bank. Greeuvillo de cided unanimously in favor of tin Virginia city that has done so much for-this State In the past.. .Mr. Oos sett received an invitation by wire from Richmond, asking him t appear with the committee in Washington to press the claims of that city, but he was detained by Illness in his family. FOR THE NEW MAYOR. A Pleasant Supper Was Served at " Belum Monday Night Belton. Jan. 13.?A delightful sno oper was given .Monday night in the Wllllhgham cafe in honor of Mayor Ross Mitchell, Policeman Joe Mar tin. W. F. Acker, John White. It. F. King and the five aldermen, Messrs. 3 T. Cox. W. A. Clement and J. T. El lison. Tho tfupper was given by Mes srs. C. C. Wllllngbam, W. H.. Cobb, I Mr., L. P. Wllllngham and Topsoy Cox. The spread was served at 9 o'clock and the. company sat quite a long time in social session. Washington, Jan. 13? The senate Tuesday passed a Joint resolution for ft eomlmsston on a plan for a national taid to vocational edu?n tlon. j SUBSCRIPT!* THE ANDERSON DAILY INTEL!.ICI - Anderson. C. C. Gentlemen:?Please enter my name a llgencer. I am (or am not) taking th NtrTK:?if von arc a subscriber scriptum is paid in advance, you may i The subscription of the dally Is $5.00 p fieasa enclose cneck or money orne Respectif Nc Jl. F. D. or St. No ollows the Example of Neighbor ing Towns of Pendleton and Bclton . L. V/RIGHT IS CHOSEN \nnual Meeting of Stockholder* of the Citizen's National Bank Show3 Good Resi'lle .li?ocial lo The intellitfcueerr Honen Tilth, .inn. i;!j~';t.;e*/ial? During U?o pnr*t week a };roat deal or interest has Leon manifested in the approaching municipal election. < There were two avowed candidates tor mayor^ Mr. McKeusle, w!io has served as mayor for the past two , venn:. standing for re-election, and - Mr. I* L. Wright entering the race. Thin waf rathor cu unuatral situation for this covuiiiuuhyi and was the cause of much spirited wprit being Jone for tho rivnl candidate- . The ?lcvtion was hold Tuesday with tlio following results: Ii. L. Wright, mayor, and the fdl lowing wnrdens: Mes.n. .1. R. Calla ham. ,f. ?. Allen. S. F. Donald. J. B. Ileachjim, W. E. Gilbert and Joe W. Clement. Mr. J. W. Abarcrombte r-as elected to Ml tho vacancy on the board of commissioners of public works The anuual mooting - of the stock holders, of the Citizens Rank was held Tuosdky at noon in tho bank jullding. Tho report of the president mowed the ba.nk to be in a splendid jondiliou. The usual dividend . was ioclared with a nlco surplus set nflde. rim following ii?isii |^>r'. the .year. Brock, vice prcs'ld ran. cashier, and ststant cashier. AH'-'B )f directors were r The high school *f this jllaec au-i t':>- Aui?erson ?chool team at Helton last Eri sfternopii and received their first iefeat this s?aapn. The game was :ard fought throughput, but hnaily . eaultcd In a victory- for Anderson, 22 to 2?. The girls are trying ' to arrange a game for Friday arternoon vith Wdlliumston to be played on. .he local grounds. GupL J. ?. iiurabert of Princeton. * vac in town today for the bank meet ng. . ^ Dr*. -E. lt. Donald. D. L. Allison ind Mr. Cordon Brock went to-Green rille last night to see "Within the J Mr. G. K. Mooro. editor of the Hon ja Path Chronicle, went' to Col.uni ?la yesterday to be present nt convening of tho general asse vir. Moore has held tho posit durr.al clerk of the senate iast 10 years. Messrs. J. T. and C. F. on, were business rosterday. . CapL W. A. Hudge vh? here for a few. h Mr. C. U. Harper rem a business trip'to Atlanta, Ga. . JLAW?KR8 TO COLUMBIA. 'radically nil Members of the Local Bar Woing. . Association will go to Columbia on lanuary- 15 to attend the State Bar Association which is in session there hroughout tho 15th and 16th. An lorson county Is alwayp well ropre lented at these i*inur.l events, duo loubtlens to the fact that the county. >ar association has been so w?H per eeted and is so well , organized. Tlio mooting of the association In "olumbla ia one of the inost iiupor a<it events of tho year with the at orneys of the 8Ute and is always ull of Interest., j, Clyjo Green of Helton, was imong the Kiicsts registered at the jhkiuola hotel yesterday. ON BLANK ?NCER. ' '.*-' s a subscriber to The Dally 2ntel o sdml-weekiy Intelligencer.. to the semi-wiftklv and vo?r sub* receive credit for the amount paid, er year; S2.S0 for six months. ' '> ' : "(f^^?^'^^^&i ?"y. inie . . dress.