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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. BEING TRIED Bill Hooby Freed by Jury Other Defendants Adjudg ed. 3 MURDER CASES Charlie nnd Reather Henderson] are Today on Trial for Their Lives. The third day of the court of gene ral sessiunu for Anderson county passed yesterday with few interest ing events. The catse of Bill Hooby, jointly indicted with John Hobinsou, Dick Gaines, Buir Gaines and Rob ert Garrison on a charge of murder, went to the jury about noon, after having been Jn progress for an entire day. After considerable deliberation the verdict was rendered as follows. Doc Gaines, guilty of manslaughter; Bub Gaines, guilty of manslaughter with a recommendation to the mercy of the court; not guilty as to Bill Hooby, John fobinsnn and Robert Gaines. The prosecution was repre sented by merely Solicitor Proctor Bonham while A. H. Dagnall of the local bar appeared for the dofense. These negroes were charged with killing another negro, Isluh Kay, by name, on the plantation of J. D. Smith in the Septus section on De cember 21. The affair la said to have occurred following a social session of some bort held at the home of Bill Hooby and was more or less veiled in myEtery, it being almost Impossi ble for the witnesses to swear as to who fircd'thc fatal shot. The case of Charlie Henderson and Reather Henderson; charged with murder, was .taken up yesterday af ternoon and at/the time of adjourn ment was sflt ' in progress. T. pranir Wnttrin? is sppcarliii? Tor iue defeuso. SenteiiLf of a fine of $300 and im prisonment for one year "was passed on Feaster Walker, who on Tuesday had entered a plea r* guilty to the charge of forgery. Vdditirnnl true bills returned by tho grand.jury yesterday before the completion or their duties were as fo'lovvs: r*. 3. ?U'B?ii, disposing of property undor Hen; George Sims. ErneftT Keys^ Berry Carter, J'.rrs Jordan. Will Genry violating dispen sary taw; George Clinkscalcs, Ma haley CHnksc?Ies. Mordecal Garrett. ' G. W. Smith and \Y. \ST. Adams assault and battery with intent to kill. 15. F.. MfcAllster, larceny. STILL CAPTURED.. Sixty. Gallon Plant Destroyed on the | KavunnHh. J va, Jan .12. fipecial.?H W. "Murff, a revenue officer of Greenville. | In company with local officer, J. S. H.tmby and policeman ?. E. V.'il made a raid on the Savannah one day ] last week and captured a slxty-gl ._ ? ...i,_? .?Lt?- ? i.i. - . lift* uimiic i,' iwn^ mill ?. ?\,, ..v,? gallons of beer and mash, which they j destroyed. The operators of tho plant were] taken by surprise, as they were Just| on the point of firing up the ouflt and narro\vly escaped capture by | swimming to th? Georgia aide. GRE?NWOOD WANTS BALL dreenwood^ Jan. l?.-^-Spe?lal.r^ Greenwood fans are very much in terested In the baseball league of four towns, wfeonvHle, Spartunburg. Anderson pnfr Greenwood,'which haB been proposed by The Greenville News. During last Summer this city bad a first clasB team and tho Iwneball fever reached the boiling point before the end of ?.he season. It Is believed that Greenwood can and will sup port a team In the tvol?ey league. "If the matter Is aumclently agitated. It has bro?'i 4?i?????w that r meet of representative fans of the towns interested l>e held at an early date ror tue purpose : or rorniinp; an organization. TO INVEST LARGELY IN ANDERSON IN 1914 (fci,..-. ,jh \ -, Pacific Mutual to Make Still More Investments Here. Notwithstanding the fact that al ready the Pacific Mutual Insurance Company has something like ?lT.?, 000 invested in Anderson, this sum is to he increased, according to a state ment made by J. \V Dixon, State manager for thin concern. In dis cussing the mutter .Mr. Dixon said: "In ti". future we intend to make it an annual loan affair and will bring more money to '.be city ant- county than ever been the cafe hereto fore." TV? local manager poiuWl to the fuci. that Ms iouv any peins, located at Loj Angeles, did not make any investments in this section of the country fer a number of years, but when Ihoy did decide to invp.et mon ey lu th-j But'erh States, Anderson was (be first c'iy and "ounty they selected and the first money that came east of the Mississippi?was to Anderson. Discussing business conditions Mr. Dlxson said that the temporary de pression folowing the Christmas holi days 'was now a thing of the past and that the business for the new vor?r WAS opening up in a splendid manner. His understanding is that this was by no means confined to his particular line but is general through out this section. Several changes are to occur in the local office of the Pacific on Febru ary first. Miss Louise Oubernalor. . irlib has been cashier for the Paclfiv Mutual in St. Louis for the past 17 years will ccme to -Anderson and as sume the uo.iitlon of cashier here and Mine M. J. Sparks who has been in the Louh.v'.ilu. Ky., ofilce-of the coni panv for llvo 'saura will "nine to as; sumo the "position of assistant cash ier at the local office. ; 0. S.r Mar? >rqjt, who has-been caaltier or the An dersen office, has been promoted to the position of district manager of the Greenwood office and will go to that town to assume his duties on February first. on m ???UiLU? ?? SU niciacnii nmicnt ULUIIUUIl UULLL?L Commercial. Secretaries to be Entertained by College-on Saturday. In response to a telegram received from Dr. W. M. Higgs, president of Clcmson. College, Se<:retary Whale'y of the Anderson Chamber of Com merce yesterday telegraphed invita tions all ovr the State to the various Secretaries of the Chambers of Com bh the guests of the collego, ' fol lowlnc their session of tomorrow In merc?, to go to Cleuison on Saturday this city. Secretary Whalejr said last night, that he had ree?tved a uuniber or ac ceptances in reply to his telegrams and that in ;\11 probability there would be between 20 and 30 of the various representatives to make the trip to Clemson College Dr. Rlggs First extended the invi tation for Friday, but when it was explained to him that the program for this clay was ahead- scoomlp this day was aheady bo complete that a further feature would bo Im possible, he asked that the "booster men" come to the college on Satur day Willie no definite progr?s. Mi been announcc-l for th? _ day's, evonts,. h is'undxstood that Clemson will ar rabge a number of features which will be enjoyed by. those who make th trip. Mr.Whaljr has arranged for the. party \*> Kmve Anderson In automo biles at about 9:30 o'clock on Sntur dny morning and then the entire party wil return \o the city J\\ time r<.r the eyntng trains so 4hat very secretary can report at his home town by Sunday. 11 1 I """-" " W. E. Oreer> cashier or the Dank of Tie)ton, was goes on the streets of - LO.J'.WJ-.-Jm-._^m^?mm 111*3. Cliy JVOWJIUn^. MBB. .BIVPL nmmjW iti'.ito.j is hustling .thia.yar. I Grand Jury Would Have Such a Law Enacted by the County Delegation. NEW PISTOL LAW Urge That Members of Law Making Body Consider Homicide Here. The following special presentment wuh handed to Judge Arlson Wedues day, by the grand jury. ' Wo desire to agatn recommend that the county's delegation in the general assembly lend their sup port to the enactment or such legisla tion as will compel the attendance of children in our schools and we f urth. er recommend that tfle couaty's dele* gation co-operate in any effort that is made for an enactment of a law subjecting pupiis urttending th? pub-1 lie schools of the State to a physical examination." LSuch was a para agraph in the presentment of the grand jury rendered yesterday af ternoon to Judge J. S. Wilson. The presentment alBo urged that the members of the general assem bly from tais county lend their best efforts to the enactment of a law making pistol carrying a more se rious offense and liable to more sc very punishment and pointed to the loug list of murder cases on docket at this term of court. The presentment in full is as fol lows: To the Honorable J. 5. Wilson, pre siding jud^e. .the grand jura o| An ifeeson ?oniity irrnkcs to your court their presentment as foliotva: Foe the purpose of systematizing tfab? work of our body the following nimniltlnni hovo jinan nnnriillted* On public roads, . brides and chain gang, K. A. ?;ul'i>uh, P. H. Karle, J. K. Watson, B. M, Duckworth, J. it. Anderson On public, h?ii??ngs and county honte J. It. Anderson, W. C. Clink4 scales. I.yman MTPha*.!. J. F. Mo Donald, D. P. Drown: On schools and school' buildings, S. A. Burns. T. J. Clatworthy W. R. Mauldin, W. J. Saylors. On county oflicers and oiiices, II. V. G. Cooloy, S. N. Gllmer and II. W." Tribblc. The reports of these seve ral committees will be made and in corporated in our final presentment. It has been called to our attention :that In dry" weather and early in the morniug itl s almost impossible to crocs Savannah river by ferry on account of the dam at Port man Shoals. We have therefore, empow ered our committee on roads and bridges to Investigate and see what relief can be had and report at a future term On account of the increascu number ..of homicides in our county, we rec ommend that the county's delegation In the general assembly use. their best e?T-?r*n *? Uav? more stringent laws enacted against the carrying of concealed woapous. We have passed upon all bills of Indictment handed to us by 'the so licitor at tills term.and reported our findings thereupon to this court. We are advised that there Is no further business of this nature demanding our attention for the present term. Respectfully submitted. j. R. Doutb.lt, Foreman, FAVORS RICHMOND REGIONAL BANK r * * Special Correspondence : Columbia, Jan. I4.r-A committee from Richmond conferred with a committee from the State Bankers' association hore Wednesday and decided to urge the placing of this* section In A district running north and South instead or east end west. ? committee from hero goes to Richmond Thursday for further con ferences. In hretmr Shrelmf oxhr feyences. If Columbia cannot secure ? r^gh?r.ai h?S?: she W?! pyl! Richmond! w. F. C. LSGAL BANKS Citizens National ahd Anderson Banking &. Trvki Com pany. 1 CITIZENS NAME Consolidation Will be Effected in February Witii J. H. Anderson as Secretary. Of hiicreet generally tliruuKliout the city and county of|Anderson in financial circles is thl, deal which wan put through yesteiHAy when two well known banking Institutions wore merged as had beer. Jutluiatcd last week. This move was (consummated following a meeting ofjtbc directors! of the Anderson Hanging & Truet Company which took day at noon und it that the business of tt would be Consolidated the Cltiens National H son, giving the new business a capi tal of IKiO.OOO. Iiiforu&lon yester day wus to the effect thati'luS amount A# n,^?i. I-a _ I_? LI JtSsJ:-. -. ~ . *jw*,n tt.vv. .i.iva.... trooit U>OOUU-| ed with guarantees of good ''faith. The directors of the two Instltu- i tlons had favored tjhe plan^for some lime. This mutter had Wst h'?en submitted to ihe stockh^l?rs of the Cltiens Nftttennt bank ?t^ir mcUIng held Tue.- : was taken up IJy the oth with the result that have lu the new bank even stronger than businesses. it is n.uicrvtood-. offlcera Sttf luttons had been rcelected ? will continue to serve until all plans; for merging the two businesses have; been couioleted, whleh^'wfll In all; probability be some 'ijhjei n Febru-j ary. At that time ' av meeting will j be held-and' the matter of. directors | and officers for the new bank will he definitely determined. Jtcport says that Julius 11. Anderson, now presi dent of the Cltiens National r*r.nkj will remain at the head c? thn! nftti'u felon and that the row hank will re-' tain that name. ' .0 additional cfll cers or director* have yei been an nounced.' Q. N. C. Bok-mas, who has boon president of the Anderson Banking & Trust Company intends retiring from the banking business and giving nil his time to his numerous other bus iness Interests but he has been se lected to give as much time as possi ble in the Immediate future. for ar ranging the details of the consolida tion and having the plans perfected for placing the two businesses under one head. &cc YVednes .announced ins"tution >k of Ander BKKKBKItS TO MET. l'houe Interested in Live Stock Will Heid Convention. Of Interest to every breeder of Hvo stock in Anderson county Is tue announcement that a meeting of the Live Stock Association is to take place in Anderson on Tuesday, Jan uary 20. J. W. Uothrock. Demonstra tor for .'Anderson county, has sent out a circular letter to the various breed ers of the county In which ho urges that as many as possible be present for the event. Mr. J. T. Watt, the new lave Stock demonstrator, will confer with the members. It is very important that each commlttecinsn and officer be present, but if not possible to attend send a representative. Mr. Ttothrock hns said in his letter to the breeders that he hopes ov*ry one In the county who even feels an Interest In this Industry will be present and assured them that the department of agriculture of thefed irsl government Is not only willing] but anxious to do anything within Its power to build up the live stock in dustry In this section of the coun try. The Inauguration of a roov.-r.icni for * monument to Andrew-Jackson recalls the fact that Co. ' renowned Andy x;iokr of South Cnruiiim k? 1 native State. SHUTTLE MILL Hardwood Industry in Oconee is Growing Rapidly. GREAT RESOURCES The Mountains Nearby are Filled With an Unbounded Wealth of Raw Material. Special ti) tlic Intelligencer. Westminster, .ijn. i4.-tA now shut-! tic mill Is belus started in Westmin ster by Dr. C; M. Wulkcr. aud Mr. W. n. Brown. Mc. Blown Ij c::e of the best .shuttle men In the t'^uth. hav ing been lor a number of years con nected with the Southern Shuttle & Bobbin Co. There Is a great harvest to rear* in Ulla line fur houiu Indus trien ; ad vve predict for the concern crciit su^coss. They rellll Draper shuttles and innkc the plain s'nutiies and guarantee satisfactory service at reasonable prices. Messrs. J. &. J. S. Carter have pur chased the buildlttK of the old South- i ern Shuttle and Dobbin t'o.. and are eolne to lustall a Hardwood factory, making wugons. spokes, rims, picker utocks, coillnH, etc. There 1? un bounded wealth In hardwood in the mountains near this growing little town, and with business Inon of thiB reputation behind such u proposition we are sure their efl'orts will be '.r^ncd with success. Church News. It is rumored that it is jJbaSlblc Nc? Wj atiuipstcr Uaptlst church ^vtt^'gMBou -hfej^a -plan*nfor^ th?-^rcction. or a hamlEome church in Westmin ster, to cost SI 2.000 and cmt vbgm ster. to cost between $12.000 and $18, 000. This church has recently cbang -.-?1-1-1.- .1 il BUIU.a< CU JKl.TLUi n vruiilr, . vv. . , ... . h . im , of Woodruff, S. C, one of the strong est pastors in the state. This church has a?80 gone to full time, having lorvicc i . : Sunday aud Sunday !?ghL Thl? means progress. Bcnk Xews. Mr. 1\ P. Sufllvan was elected prea ident of t'.e V?: s Uu in* ter bank, juc ceedins ?Jjf. \V. P. Anderson. The Westminster ' ok \fi' l?o Bt^ngest] bank In Concv oun.y and enjoys a proapcrce.3 ba?i:ses3. Mr. Sullivan ts one of t'.:o best known business men In the count/. Mr. P. \V. ( ui'.non has recently been el?st?d president of the West minster Loau und Trust Co., suc ceeding Mr. L. A. Edwards. This hank is comparatively new, but is enjoying good business and we hope for them success. Westminster Ira in Her vice. Westminster is sadly in need of better train service. They have been, througg their board of trade, work ing on the Southern for trains 41 and 42. They are of the kind not toj let up on a thing of this kind, until their -purpose is completed, und we should think the sooner the South ern elves them this train the less trouble' they will have. They are entitled to it. The effort of The Intelligencer to get the changes are appreciated. AS TO ('ORBKHI'ONBKICE. The Intelligencer wjil be glad to publish short articles from its frieud? and patrons on Interesting topics, but such communications must be sighed by the reel name of the writ er, with postoflVce address, to re ceive attention. The Intelligencer will not be responsible for the views of its correspondents. We have In hand a very Interesting article from "Slnbad'\ in the nevt issue. TO OCR SI MS! ICIltrltS If you dot not receive your paper promptly please report same to the Intelligencer and we will correct any mistakes which are likely to occur In handling a large number of names which nave come In practically all at oner.. The city subscribers should, no tify the office'?f any error in the ?*> livery of Uielr papers by the carrier boys. * IN THE GENE1 Discussion on Cotton Warehouse Trustees Begins Today?Chi Several Spec ; jjfy I Special to The Intelligencer: Columbia; Jan. 14.?The defeat of the bill seeking to provide medical examination for male applicants be fore marriage license should be Is sued; the pausing of (Senator Crouch's bill "Tightening up!' the requirements before a charter can be issued for the social clubs and an attack on the social club system; Un making of the warehouse bill a spec ial order for next Wednesday, and includiug in t. concurrent llxiug tomorrow as the date for the elec tions to the position of State librnrlan and Judge of the llrat circuit, fea tured the morning session of the sen ate. A message from Governor Blense dealing with the militia controversy containing an attack of the Pick bill was, received by the senate. Three other special messages went to the lions.', one asking for an increase for salaries Tor the board of par dons or thd abolishing of that of fice; another reerrlng to tho send in*, of the veterans to the Gettys burg celebration and the third to con ditions on Foit Fremont on St. Hei na island. Tbe Marriage Hill. The house spent some time dis cussing the b'll seetdng to repeal the l?V requiring t'.'e railroads to pull mileage on trains, but did not ad vance the measure. There was some discussion on the warehouse bill on the house side. "Representative Lumpkin offered a bill for the university to accept the property of the college for wo* men in Columbia and Mr. Delaui Declare That Growth of Electric ,City is Remarkable. ' No surer indication of tbe business conditions of a town can be furnish ed than that obtained from the bo *gt with the arriva, of the traveling salesman,' their busy huia of talk and the eVcr-prnsent nuit cases aud sample bags, the business thermometer^ takes a bound and in the case of Andorson .this condition Is certainly . true.' When asked yes terday If the inactivity of these busy salesmen during the Christmas holi days had ceased, at the Chhiuola, Bob King said that It Certainly had. "Why, do you know," ho continued, "It does seem to mo that the lay-off during the Christmas holidays must have given ten or twelve more a chance. And 1 know there must have been dozens here within the past two days who bari nnvnr been to* Anderson bo fore." . Traveling' men for the most part, making this territory, report that An demon's nrowth. when compared tho that of some other towns and cit ies in the State, seems to be hardly leas than miraculous. -' , ? >,?.? a According to figures furnished by the directors of the census the total cotton Rinnings In Anderson county there had been 69,618 bales of cotton ginned In this county up to January 1. ThiB is a great Increase over the figures for lust year to the same date. SUBSCRIPT, THE ANDERSON DAILY 1NTEL.LI Anderson, C. C. ?* . ' Gentlemen:? Please enter my name ligencer. I am (or am not), taking NOTE:?It yon are a subscribe set Intion 1? paid in advance, you ma The subscription of the daily ? $5.00 Please endear check or money or Respcc R F i> or St. No. IAL ASSEMBLY Bill?Election of Judge* end Id Labor Bill UndVy Discussion ia! Jud g e a. ; introduced a bill with reference te license tor Insurance companies.. In the senate Mr. Carlisle offered a bill seeking to change the selec tion of a Stale librarian and leave it to a commission. A resolution waa offered authoris ing the bouse committee on eduoa-. ! tion to secure quarters lu the Cntoa National ?ank building on account of the crowded condition of the State bouse. lb P. McMaster wbb sworn In as a member from Hichlanld county la the house. Pounders, day at the university ill be celebrated in tbe hall ef the house Thursday night. Child Labor Hill. The bill increasing the age limit for employing children in factories from 12 to 14 years was recommit ted to the committee ob manufactur ers. A hewriug on ?ne bill will k? bad before this committee Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock. . Senator Sullivan introduced a kill correcting the code so as to make tke commutation road tax in Andersen county $1 instead of 12. There Ib much rivalry for the (tUS teeahip of Clemson College, three of whom are to be elected Thursday. C. P. Hodges of Marlboro, Is a new candidate for tbe place. A bearing on'tbe bill giving Char leston the right to vote on the com mission form of government act will be held before the house committee next Tuesday afternoon at .4 o'clock. Both houses meet tomorrow morn ing at 10.30 and the Joint assembly convene* at it o'clock to bc^in bal loting. mm ARE EN Architect Writes of Hie for an Early Start on the New Flay, House. Porter A. Wtoaley, secretary of tbe Anderson Cham bei of Commerce, re tect Miyant'of Richmond, Va., aad which the iir'-hitetrT seemed %0 very hopeful of getting an early start on Anderson's Bplendid new theatre. The letter stated there was na vious reason why work should begin at an early date. It is expected that theatrical managers will derson today to confer of directors of the tl concerning the leasing* theatre. The meeting between tks managers and directors Is to take phu t* In the Chamber of Commerce rooms. 5tovara1 flrma hov; siSSlfied the!? 1 intention of being present at the meeting today among these "being: C. H. Bellch of Hopklnsvlile. Ky., Lynch Bros, ir Smith of Columbia; Raleigh and Ashevllle and S. M. note of Washington. All of these frets are well known and enjoy splendid reputation ia the theatrical' world. Mr. Hugh Wilson, the venerable ed itor emeritus of tbe Abbeville Pres?, and Banner, was, among the visitors to Anderson yesterday. Oes. WH so a took occasion to make some very complimentary references to The Morning Intelligencer. ION BLANK OENCEIt, 1 " as a subscriber to The Daily Iatel tho semi-weekly Intelifgeneer, r to the semi-weekly and your sub y receive credit for the amount paid, per year; $2.50 for six months. der. tfully. Name.. \ddreas.u.