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THE ANDERSON DAILY INTELLIGENCER y ?- ? - - - 1 1 ? ? ? ? . '? ? ? , VOL. 1. No. 12. n^kir. Established 1880: Dalli. Jan. 13,1*14. ANDERSON, S. C. SUNDAY MORNING, JANUARY 25, 1914. PRICE FIVE CENTS. $5.00 PER ANNUM. MR. W. H. HAND WILL ACCEPT PBEp,?T PF THE COLLEGE! INFORMATION RECEIVED AT THE OFFICE OF THE INTEL* i LI G ENC ER AT AN EARLY HOUR SUNDAY ONE OF THE BIG MEN THE WORK Of EDUCATION IN THIS STUTE! His State Wide Exeperience and Hrs Progressive Spirit Would Mean Much for Anderson College Winch is Now Enjoying a Fine Year Under Dr. Vines Who is Doing Double Duty At au early hour Sunday morning Tbc Intelligencer learned from a cor respondent lu Colunibin that Mr. W. H. Hand bad cone tided to accept the presidency of he Anderson College but would make no statement for publication, tearing the matter en ?rely In the bands of Mr. R. S. Ligon to bc announced. The Columbia cor respondent steted that that office had tried without ecect to get Mr. Ligon over the 'phone, hot that there Is no Mr. Hand's acceptance docs not come ns an cutir? surprise, uliiiough it is not yet official, The management of Anderson Col? lege has for he last year been Io' the hands of Dr. J. V. Vines. It Was with reluctance that Ur. Vines, added tMs great work to his already tre jjtciido'.!" responsibility as nssor of the largest church In the state, bot tbat he hus handled the acaire With great success has been pleasing to mi doubt of the fart that Mr. Hand I? coming to Anderson. Tho Daily Intelligencer had tho pleasure of staling a fen days ago that Mr. Hand had had this matter "ii dev fut ot able consideration. Ile came to Anderson last Tuesday und brought Mrs. Hand with him. They were entertained st the beaut ifni and hospitable home of Mr. and Mi-*. (\ S. Saliivaa, and it is known ths> Mrs. Hand expressed great admiration for the. city of Anderson. The-news, of eil of the friends of the college. Dr. Vines was ono ' of the first io ?eg gest the name of Mr. Hand, and fae h:\n urged the well known school aaa. to take the position. Mr. Hand was.] for several years superintendent of ? the schools ut Chester and is now J supervisor of high schools. It i? understood that he wilt COOM to An derson with the understanding that j be be' allowed to carry ont the board*? ] Intention to make this college unique as the his hen t of all the nish grade I colleges In the state. Haitian Revolution ?ft Gaining Headway Port A?^Princ?, Jan. 24.-The re"o lutlonary/movement is gaining head wayJ in /he southern portion of Ha waii ana the position of the govern ment is considered critical. The au thorities at Port Au Prince, however, (hope'to chock Ute movement and pre vent disorders, but the absence of foreign warships for the protection of foreign residents is regretted. AGED LADY ILL In an interesting letter .from our Six and Twenty ' correspondent, re ceived too .late for publication In this Issue',' we. leam that Mrs. Hester Watkins, mother of Mr. Jas. Watkins. ls very ill with pneumonia. She is SO years old and her many Monds are fearful cf thc outcome Cyclone In G-crgia Destroy* House* Moultrie, ?a., Jan. 24-A dozen j buildings were wrecked and many trees , uprooted by a tornado which I ploughed its way through an outlying section of Moultrie, today. So far as ls known, no person was seriously ?injured. The tornado, accompanied iby a torrential downpour of rain, passed from west, to east, taking down a planing mill, a dry kiln, and several small houses ls tts path. Postoffice Bill Record Breaker! Washington. Jan. lb.-The post of fice appropriation bill carrying a rec? ord-breaking total of $$05.000,000. was passed today by ?the house. It includes an amendment which ex Women and Children f j Massacred By Rebels Mexico City, Jan. 24.-One hundred] T'JS?? asd children - &o twit,-, 11 soldiers were in* sean rod, by rebels recently near Vanesas, north of San Luis Potosi, according to reports received hers Saturday. The soldiers, with the women; sur rendered to the rebels and were tnk " . ' ? . ;; . en to a ranch near Matehuala, where Iii? hutchftry itt txlUkpA in har* OC curr?l. Maj. Rebelo and Capt. F.'imjerea and a handtoll ot men wert the only ones to escap-Y They arrived here to day bringing news ofthe affair which occurred several days sgo. . tends to post office clerks, letter car riers, rural delivery carriers, mounted letter carriers and post office mes sengers, for injuries received on duty, lull salary fqr one year, after in Jury with an additional salary for an other year if necessary, and a $2, 000 ij;iynieni in case of death. ANNA POL!.S HEAD. Washington, Jan. 24.-Capt. Wil liam P. Fullam, Secretary Daniels' aide for personnel, it was announced today, will bwoaie superintendent o? the naval academy at Annapolis, re lieving Capt John li. Gibbons, who will assume command of Oie battle ship I .mi siana. Feb. 7. Secretan Daniel? has not announced Capt. Fus hun's successor as aide' for person* i nel. IT WAH A JOKE. - The Bil! For Votes For Women Mas Killed. i Columbia, Jan. 21.-The votes for) Women bill died without u struggle in the house Saturday morning when] it waa unfavorably reported by the j judiciary committee. Its young ap-j thor. Mr. Nhc-MUlan of Marlon, made| no attempt to save lt. Apparently I he Introduced tho suffrage bill mere-i ly to have a little fuu. STATE CAPITAL Local Bill Dead The Dally Intelligencer learns that Oie bill' to provide for Ute asess ment of taxes on abutting prop erty, in ordo to have paved streets waa ki"ed in the house hy Mr. J. A. Hol i had tho bill tabled and th . drew IL 'We ?re informed tba-, mit was a senate bill and lacked hut one reading in th? hbueo to bo law. This SO tili v-t u'ch hes .been endorsed by etty council and the Chamber of Commerce and was a copy cf the acta j relating to other cities. There is time y??t to got another, bill through, however. . -flaTTersIry'Tllrla^ Columbia. S. C., Jan, 24.-Favorable action was taken Saturday by the ways and means committee of the house on the Joint reoolutlon hy Rep resentative Lumpkin of Richland County, providing for Ute co-ordi nation of the university of South Carolina and the College for Women at Columbia, and transferring the property - of Ute latter o the former. The property of hte College for. Women ts valued at 9250.000 and the resolution provides that 9100.000 must be raised by popular subscriplon for the improvement cf thia college. Nine directors r.ro provided to control Ute College tor Women, nil to be select ed by. Ute university trustees. The Purdon Roll Columbia. S. C.. Jan. 24.-Gov. Colo Blease today replied to tho legis lature":: proposal to strip him uf the power of executive clemency by com muting the sentences of fourteen con victs in the ' state penitentiary, in cludng four musterers. This brings tho governor's commutators for Jan uary up to rory. AU that' number will be put at work on the roads In in4??i?.n . .inj?. ' -?-1 -H*" - - .. "-^ ? -----*'- .-??.??-*... sentences. Among Ute fourteen com mutations, seven were sentences of pr iso ne ra from Spartanburg County. Approximately forty convicts have been released from the state prison this month by Otis procedure. Gov. DloaSf. contends that Ute convcta will be oii greater. service on the county works. : Change of I ront I \ Columbia, Jan. 2-1.-- Th? asylum in vestigation was in circet. asked by Governor Bleaso In his special mes sage to Oto legislature, transmitting a letter which Senator Tillman had wiStis? ~ member of Ole Legislature. NotwiUtsisndlng this fact Bleaso forces- in the legislature have almost to a man fought the investigation while Ute antirBlcase forces have de manded IL As the resolution was offered - by Representative Stevenson lt ts prob able tiiat he will be chairman of the investigation committee. Alaska Rejoices Ove? the Big Graft Seattle. Wash., Jan. 24.-As scon as news of the passage today by Ute sen ate of thr Alaska railway bill was received in Seattle, bombs were thrown jato the air and a band and wagons bearing banners paraded -through the streets. The toannera .?oOUfi??d that Ote senate had passed ths bill and that a great celebration waa being prepared to take place ter President Wilson had signed/ the measure. Alaska is also preparhoaf a ce?ebra tto*. ? W% MR. H. A . ORR HAS RETURN KA? fi" rvrr* inc. NORTH MADE PURCHASES i Over $40,000 Additional to Re cen! Outlay la to Be Spent On the Power Plant Ir" Mr. li. A. Orr,'general manager of the Anderson plant of the Southern Public Utilities Company, has just returned from New York where he has been purchasing some machinery for the plant nt Fortunan Shoals. In addition .to the electric genera tors recently ordered, and shipped, the company1 arter receiving a Qve year renewal or its contract, decided to spend about 140,000 additional on modern and improved water turbines. Four of these ?ave been purchased and will be shipped in the next 40 ......... . Mr. Orr stated that Mr. W. S. Lee had Just returned to' Now York with. Mr. Z. V. Taylor from a trip to. a point above- Quebec, Canada, wbero Mr. J. Ek DukQ ^ having great over tures made hhm. to spend a lot of money la developing water power and As to ??rrii . cc??i?icnr My. Orr had not had time t?. inform himself and Bays-that the -comnany has acted Inj good faith a.11 tho way through and ho deena'. cecwpany can MORE GOQP JOBS. Washington, Jan. 24.~Senator New lands la|e ,-today Introduced thc Inter state trada^aoomailssioQ bill, previous ly presented In the house by Repre sentad ve Clayton. It's appearance lo the senate ?md' been delayed' by do nate on tho Alaskan railway meas ure. LOOK OU IWashington, Jan. 24.-Fo Fair, coldtr Sxnday, prob Monday fair, cokW east porti j nof^lj winds. FEW APPWRlW" THE ^SCHOLARSHIP Only Eight Young Men Want To Go To Either Naval Or Army School it had been expected that there J would be a large number of. young! men to r.opear for the examination hold .Saturday for the'scholarships to Annapolis and West Point, Qmt such wea not the case. All told there were only eight young men Co'appear wheo the examination was started yester day. W. W. Bradley of Abbeville, secre tary to Congre*wT?An wyatt Aiken, was in charge of tho elimination and notwithstanding me fact that there ere two scholarships vacant nod both ot these open , to the entire third con gressional distrie?, there were only eight applicants when the examina tion V AS started. Mr. Bradley stated yesterday that certain bianka on the examination forms gave the young men sn oppor tunity te sute which of the etfo scholar .tbipe they desired and r also that the age limit would materially affect thia, as there is ? difference between the two schoarshtps. The following ls a list of tbote Whp were registered et th? court house as trying for the positions. Thomas Davis. Clemson College; W. M. Les ter, Clemson College; BL W. Tarking ton, Croenwood; E. C. Norman. Sen eca; Charoo Daniels. Anderson; Guy Cromer. Anderson; J. F. Agnew, Due Weet; Wv P. Kennedy, Due West. Mr. D4eksoa of Anderson county, also stood the examination but ow ing to his inability to reach this etty tor the examination lt was given by Col. Bond, '.he ?up? ri aten dent of Ure Citadel Academy at Charleston. Tho ?sane examisMlon papara ware used aa those at the local" examination. . *'?? v. LIVE STOCK MEN HOLD MEETIM6 AN INTERESTING PROGRAM HAS BEEN ARRANGED FOR OCCASION BUT FER SCORING i - I A Number of Prizes Offered-j Anderson has been Catting . Them - "rot. J. M. B?rgel;? of -liaison Col-i lego, lias tent The tnirUigoncer a I?rogram of the anneal <::cer'.r.g of! the South Carolina ?leek association > which ls to be held in Coiun.j'.u Feb-j mary 4, 5 and G. ? The butter contest for that occa sion will be a big event. Anderson ; county uhHially'showa up well, Nr. M. D'. Richardson of Pendleton hav-i lng taken numerous first prizes. Mr. Jas. lt. Mslntosh of Doneevllle, ls the president of tho association[ and Prof. Burgess is secretary ?md! treasurer. Ateon** the twaUom willi bo J. H. HcClaln of Washington, D. C.; A. C. Haskell of Augusta, Ga., Al vin J. Reed of RaleUh. Vt; C.; R. H. i Mason of Clemson 'College; Prof. F?. S. ?heilds of Clean.on; J. A. Klor nou of Birmingham, Alu.; Phil Q. Honer of Taylorsvilie, Ul.; Ur. E. M. Nlgbert of Atlanta; Pref. W. W. Long of Clemson; Dr. S. S. Under of! Union; Frank Cv Hara of Clemson;] T. C Moss. St. Matthewa; J. TJ Wiatt, Clemson and Dr. Sorrell of Spartan-J burg. in the butter scoring contest, $25 ^fn-cad?v- ?411 be dividei? tutoohg all 'contestants-?<ho receive a score of more than 90. Tho amount ot cash will be in proportion to the score. Other prizes will be a silver trophy ! cup, a barrel churn, a butter worker, a package of Wyandotte cleanser; [ parchment paper for wrapping but ter, -inscriptions to periodicals, etc.! T, PIPES I recast:-Stulls Carolina ably close to f/sTxine; at night; yat, tr~d:;r?t? northwest to JOS. B. MOORE OIE0 YESTERDAY !N TEXAS Former Anderson County Man Dropped Dead at the As? Of 72 A telegram wes received in An derson yesterday, from Jack county,' Texas, to the effect that Joseph B. Moore had dropped .dead at Ms home there. The message was received in Anderson st about 3 o'clock and waa sent to S. E. Moore, who ls a son of the deceased.- - Mr. Mooro was an Anderson coun ty, mon, having been the leader of a Red Shirt company. in Anderson in the' days of '76, He has a number of relatives in ell parts of the county and. there are many Ander eon county people who knew him well. Mr. Moore moved to Jack county in the year 1810 and .hoe made hts home there since that time, engaging In farming. Two brothers of his also lived-in the Mme county, hut bo of these d.'cd. Two other brothers, John B. Mooro, who waa once an at torney ia Anderson and Byron Moore now living in California. Mr. Moore visited Anderson about two years ago during a reunion at Chattanooga. Mr. Moor? married Mies Mollie Dobbins, an Anderson county woman, who preceded him to the grave seve ral ye ?rs._ Great Plans for tho Woodman Banquet Talking of 'Jue pions and prepara tions for the banquet which will shortly be held for Willow Comp Na 2? of tho Woodmen of the World, Dr. M. UL Campbell tadd yesterday that Ce adair would be one o? the biggam v .t iiu-i u? tuc f?t foi ??i? Vt ?vuuicu i ci tho World of Anderson. lt is planned to hold the banquet rome tune in February and a commit* tee assisting ot 0. N. CV Boloman. N. R. Oreen, L. O. Honoycutt, Dr. S. C.. Hreedln and Dr. Campbell will shortly announce li. whota hands the ? eervlng of the banquet will be plac ! ed. Dr. Campbell said yesterday that owing to the fact that there ure about 400 nu mi be rs ot Willow fa mp, lt had bees decided best to have on ly the members of that camp present at the banquet Therefore Lhere aro to be no ladles or members of other camps. MAY BF. FIUHT OK FROLIC landon, Jan. 24.-The powers of Europe have decided ou a delinite International detaronstratlon In Alba nian waters to enforce their demands that EB sad l'urha give up his claim to tlie throne ot Albania. Each na tion will send one ?hip to Durusto. This action also ls taken us an in timation to Turkey that the future of Albania ls s European tuition. In event of Essad Pasha yielding before the arrival of Durazr.n of the Inter national fleet, the ships will bc utiliz ed to welcome Prince Wdlliam of Wied, selected by the European na tions to sit on the Albanian throne. LATEST NEWS Washington, .Ian. 24.-By a vote o 46 tc 16, the Hsnate late today passed the Alaska railway bill, directing the pressent to purchase or construct 1,000 ?>Uea. of reit way In Alaska at a cos?, not to exceed 140,000,000. -<-. Washington, Jan. \ 24.-Problems facing leaders in congress who are to pilot nntl-truBt l?gislation through joth houses were emphasized Satur day when floods of sup ?tions pour ed in by mall and telegraph.to sup plement prnvirVn- ..<. ?iie tentative bills already made public ^Sft?^ay.v.Ti.; . . magnates oftertfwo , secret committee afessioaY today Issued two optimistic reports-one that 127 playera had been signed, 88 of. tho major leag uers and the other that tho construc tion of all stands would be under way next week. Cardiff, WWe*. Jan. 24.-Boee* dior Wells tonight knocked out Pigot, a French heavyweight, In the nr&*. round. Washington, Jan. ~34.r-The family circle at the white house was com plete tonight for tho first time In two months. Mr. and Mrs. Franst? Bowes Sayre reached Washngton tate today after a two month's honey moon trip in Europe. Chicago, Jan. 24.-A Paris cable gram quoting Jack Johnson, the prize fibhtcr, as saying lt cost him 925, GC9 to e BC ape from Chicago, Where he had been convicted of violating the white slave act, resulted in de nial from the Federal building today New York, Jan. 24.-The statement of the actual condition of clearing house banks and trust companies for the week shows that they hold 838, 085,760 reserve la excess of legal re quirements.- ' This ls a decrease of 85,045,900 from last week. Chief J. V. Elgin? of the Fire De partment expects to leave, for Ken? tucky tonight to purchase a horse to be used in tho tournament races In thb state. Ile was around the square Wednesday and i Thursday soliciting subscriptions to be used for this pur pose, and he expects to bear his own expenses to Kentucky in order to get what he wants. The local members o; the d?pannent will contribute as much as the citizens give toward the -purchase of this horse. The horse ? will also be used to the llyht hose ! wagon in case of fire. By this means I much efficiency will be added to the department us agcod horse to the light wagon can make it to a fire quicker thea he two horses lo the heavier wagon.' Those that haven't contributed to the fund can do HO to day. Aay members of the department will be glad to rote!ve lt. Miss Dora Qefciberg will leave to day for the Northern marketa to pur chase the spring supply of goode for her Tnercantlle1 ekablishment._ Relying on W Staci HVe?r York, Jan. 24.-Tho week's buoyant rise In the stock market pointed to definite improvement of th* <fivMtm?nt nMlilnn. Pornign fi nancial fogrtiet* wo swept decis ively into the movement. President Wilson's message to con gress on anti-trust legislation, waa taken to mark, o'culmination lp the adjustment of relit ions between gov ernment and business. Toe volun H. CLAUD TOWNSEND'S UPE HOVERS ON THE BRINK THERE IS NO HOPE He Has Been a Sterling Citizen and a Splendid Christean Character The news from the Anderson coun ty hospital at 3:30 8ucd<sy morolas was that Mr. Henry Claud Town^ send was barely alive, but might sur vive for several boors. iMr. Town send had been sinking for several days, and has been unconscious. There ts absolutely no hope. - Hto family and other relatives were 1 st his bedside lest night, and tb? loving care of physicians nres with han ?fi through the night. The people of Anderson have besa shocked and saddened by the grave turn to Mr. Townsend's illness, and lt ls possible that nothing has so touch ed the peoi-'e with genuine sorrow as the news that this saan, so virile.'? pulsing with Ufe and energy ead spirit WAS slowly passing into ts? great beyond. But all realise that it is hi? loved ones and th? city gt Anderson who will loss ???d pot I" for all is well with Ctaud Tornas! vit ls a sweet consciousness io who love him to know that'his been a well spent life, though. H difficult to . understand a providence which Bhould threaten to take .bin away now. iMr. Townsend ls a native of lower part of the Btate, having horn on John's Island, adjacent the city of Charleston.. His aged , MSmslP|n^|nry^Tc is injured" * tcfflooblle accident. Mr. J. H. To* Mend moved to this county while his son was quite smaU and.in that way eland-Townsend has been identified with Anderson through all ot the "ac tive y ?ars of his life, (Mr. Townsend began his business' career sa a lumber merchant In con nection with Mr. J. E. Bartoi. tnt after ? few years ot copartnership h? launched out for himself,. ertaJoltia In* a mngnlncpnt clientele In a gene ral builders' material business. He has bena interested in many other lines of work, owning and operating the Townsend Twine Mill, which has ned a most prosperous and suooesafsl career. He bas been one of the bnild ers of Anderson. North Main and Bari? streets have. several sapien tial buildings which were built with (Continued on page 4.) Textile School Bill Delayed In Transit Columbia. Jan. 24.-The Hayss worth bill establishing textile and In dustrial schools In counties with a population of moro than 2,000 milt operatives, war. not sent to the Baa ste Saturday, but was held over un til Monday on a motion to recommit !t m?ids by Mr. Sissier ci Hcrry, ^rii opposed its passago Friday. Mr. Stanley Saturday cunning ask ed the unanimous consent of th? house to amend the bill to make Its provision applicable to the Horry in dustrial school establl'iVeid br Dr. F. O. Watson, one of the leading Methodist ministers of the State, wb? held a charge in Columbia beton going to Horry contar to found an industrial school to assist poor boys and girls to get an education. Mr. Stanley asked that he be air lowed to make the Haynaworth bill Inclule the Horry school. There w?? objection to the Stanley amendment: Consequently, Mr. (Maley nvovisd "ta recommit the bill, which would base put an end to H had the motton pre* vailed.. Debate on the motton to recommit .was adjourned until Monday, lt M believed that the Stanley amendment may be included In the bill and twb K will be sent to the aenttSBSffe* bill aler a bard fight against its pas? ?ag? was ordered to third reading? Mrlday by a vote of ?7 to 40. _ ilson ts Are Strong tary compliance with the Sherman raw by oorporattouc recently ?ortt?to? the president's assertion that "th? an tagonists between business ?.na ?*? frovermneat ls over." His emphasis on th? . inesperable connection : be?1 tween the "prosperity of the rafl? roads and tho prosperity of the coun try" WAS Interpreted In favor of tM higher freight rates sosi&t ty east ern earners.