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German R< ?? . ... - . ? ^ - - ; ^ i This photograph IB proof that the German anny did attempt to make up for the suffering caused along the line Commerical < Stocks and Bonds. (By Associated Press.)' NEW YORK, Dec. 16.-The , most signifiant feature of today's heavy and narrow market Waa the pronounc ed decrease'in the volume' of trading.' Only at ra?e, intervals was there any degree pf activity. :' JJiii.il the closing nour, . when the . sagging tendency became mare mani fest,, prices alternately ranged slight ly* .abo ve or below the previous day's . close. In- the final dealings most of ' (his international' list and Other favo urites made new low prices for thc cur ?rent movement ? United States Steel common and V preferred, were in this clasa, together /with ?nloa and Southern Pacific, .Qijeat Northern -preferred,. Northern ?Pacific, ^anadian Pacific and Ameri can Smelting. Tn addition, four oth Ver steaks,; rLonlaville ?V Naahvilier -y?neaassga^^^ st BISIIII ?rn m OW A j THAT R CATALOGS We wi)) of battle in Belgium, and France. The t photograph shows-the relief-corpa of t the army sent ont after the fighting and Financial i Southern Railway, Mexican ' Petroleum t ano -Republic Steel preferred fell to ? the minimum level still enforced by j the exchange. The few gains shown i at- tho end of the session were among ? ouch.issues aa Ceatral Leather and t American Beet Sugar. ' t News of the German navy's ac ti vi- ( I ties in the North Sea was received i With some apprehension and .gave rise c j to fears ci farther European selling. . Some "com for(t was. fot?v d in the fpr elgn *r?de -figur?s fer November. . t?x change markets re flee ted little- change In conditions between this center and I London, wall" marka held steady. " In the steel trade an increase of buying for the: coming year.waa the sole feature. Some inquiry for copper for domestic use wag noted. Bonds were irregular, speculative Issues going lower,, with advances in j few'high' class issues. Total sales par value we're $1.480,000. KIND A?t> QVJ *rompt Delivers easonable Prie* BOOKLETS STJ mu?G ? * ms BLANK JBpOKS I 693-L and 321 yftfWy submit nd?rson Intelli i advertising and Printing Ander Boru S. G. o hunt for hungry children and the listribution of bread among them. In Dany towns throughout that part of New York Cotton NEW. YORK, Dec. 16.-Yesterday's osses were more than recovered in be cotton market today, owing to re torts o?? continued steadiness in the Southern spot situation and New Gr oans buying and covering. The close va8 steady'and from 7 to 9 points net ligner?2' May contracts sdid at 7.54 hiring the afternoon or into' new nigh' pound for' the movenu/it nOtKabout 29 joints ?hove the low level of last Fri ? The market opened unchanged'to S joints lower in sympathy with easier :able3 abd scattered selling. . Prices toon steadied, however, .in . - keeping vlth Ute closing advance of Liverpool ind with,the New Orleans market. After, selling about ? to ll points let higher the market became less ac ive and fluctuations were somewhat irregular as a result of realizing, , but :her?i'^aa no aggressive pressure and he close was. within .'2 or 3' pointe pt :he best. Larger exporta helped steady the market, as .did Washington adf i ices would Tegard cotton- as non-con a*J V. ree ITIONERY md estimates H Tim, II i m'i II. Prance ' occupied: hy the Germans crowds of hungry children almost 11 mobbed the relief corps to get hanks 11 of bread. traband and reports from t'-> Amer!- v can embassy In London ?hat' cotton ta c not being, and will not be stopped on . the high seas. The irregularity- ot J Liverpool was attributed to naval de- > vol opulent s In th?1 North Sea,' j H i Spot cotton quiet; middling uplands J 7.35; Galt 7.60. Xo sales. ?Cotton cloned steady. * Open high-low dose January .. .. 7.06.7.17 7.06 -7.16 March .. .... 7.15 7.38 7.24 7.36 1 May.'.. 7.4,2 7.54 7.42 7.6? 1 .Joly .. ... .. 7.69 7.71 7.59*"7.68 1 October 7.||.,7.97 7.88 ;7.96 s New Orleans CGtton ' \ ? ' " . i ' - ? NEW OPJTJBANC, Dec. 16,r*The cot- } ton market maintained a good tone ] throughout tho ^session today in the '] face of the official report that German 1 ships had fired on English coast ] towns on'the North Ses. in the early < trading the most active months sold i at a net loss of l point, but this was \ followed by a rise of 13 points. , The i close was at a nergain for. the day of j 8 to;9.points..' \ ?J ] Covering of the abort interest, re- I porta ot-a large spot demand to fill .J December engagements and heavy 1 bookings of. ocean, freight room at ' cotton porta w?reVtto? maih sustaining i ' 1 ?flu?nces,..Receipts ht the porta were : 69,273 balee, while ehtprnents were 1 81,074 bales, of which 63.924 were for < ' foreign* countries;'-. 1 - Spot! marketa were generally ateady i with advances of a slxt?onth at Sa- I Vanaah',; Augusta add Dallas, the lat- j ter market reporting sales of 13,698 bales. Houston rose one-eighth ' cotton futurirarcloeiht: .> J ' Jasusry 7.6?; March 748;.May 7.3?; I July 7.56; . October 7.85. I , Shot cotton steady; hales on the 1 spot:900; to arrtVe*l,160. I ??mi- P^N ?' ? Liverpool Cotton . t tlVERPOOL. Dec. 16 -Cotton, spot. j fair 'business; prices steady; Ameri can middling fair 5.22; good middling 4.60; middling 4.36; low middling 3.89; gcod'.ordihary 3.27; ordinary, 2.88. Salea 8,0<>0 bales. . including .' 7,560 American and 3,coo for speculation and export. Receipts 15,147 hales, BO American. % Futures closed very ateady. f?asr-, * June 4.151-2; July-August 4.2! 1-?; October-November 4.?2; January-Feb ruary 4,371-2. , , Dry Goods NEW" YORK, Dec. 16.-Prices on ^percale were reduced today to a basia 1 of 8c for 4-4, 80 squares. ' Dark ground were quoted l-4c higher than light j grounds because of tho scarcity ot yestuffs. Worsted yarns . v-*r* 1? inquiry from foreign sources, and embroideries wore dull, in domestics continued active. Cotton Seed Oil NEW Y4MMC, Dec lg^ottonseed ofl was barely steady for heathy de liver lc? but forward months ware firm on the tight crude<kftuatlou, high? er lard ma rr. ot and supporting- ordere from the Sooth. Final prices were i pointa lower to . 5 net higb/r. Ralf's 6.600 barrels. The market closed steady. Spot 15.65 ?5.85; 'December S5?6t>(9 5.69; Jan Bary ?5.75? 5,77; February ~^8S?5.89; March *s\054??-02; April .1096.11; May ?g24fr6.25; June W: July $6.46?a.48. -o-. Chfcago Crain IC AGO, Dec. 1?.-Uncertainty sw nsw " i'tl I "I "J MIMI I till = o what effect the Germen naval raid j n English ports might have cn thc J emand for export shipments to Great j Irltain led to some selling hy nervous orders of wheat. In consequence the aarket, although stead*/ at the dose, rae 3-8 to 6-8 under last night Both ora and oats.finished 1-8 to 1-Si/1-4 own. The outcome In provisions was I rregu?ar. varying from 5c decline to j risa of 7 1-2. Grain and provisions closed: Wheat t )ecember.$1.18 3-4 Cay. 1.22 3-8 Con? J >ecember. ' 33 lay. 69 3-8 Oa#i teceraber. 47 3-4 tay..I'. Cl 7-8) Cash grain: Wheat, No. 2 red. S 1.18 I -4?1.19; No. 2 hard, $1.18 3-4? .19 1-4. Corn, No. 2 yellow, 64? 1-4. Oats, ttandard, 491-4?/1-2. .0 Live Stoclc CHICAGO, Dec. 16.-Hogs higher, lulk $7.05?7.25; light $6.70ii 7.25; nixed $6.80(^7.50; heavy $6.80?7.30; ough $6.8066.90: pigs $5.50?7.30. Cattle weak. Native steers $5.25? 0.40; western $firstname.lastname@example.org: cows and eifere $8?7.85; calves $6??.oQ. Sheep firm. Sheep $5.50? 6.65; earlings $6.75?7.80; lambs $6.75?9. Legal Notices NOTICE OP COUNTY TBE A SOHIER The booka of the County Treasurer rill be opeaad for .the collection of Itate. County and School taxes for he Fiscal Year 1914. and Commuta lon Road tax for,the year 1915 at. the :ountF Treasurer's orOce from Oc ober 15th to December 81st, 1914. Vft?r December 31st, ono per cent jena!ty will be added; and after Feb. .uary 28th, seven per cent penalty will JO added, till the 15th day of March, 1916, when the hooks will bo dosed Al! persons 1 owning property th nore than one township or school dis tict, are requested to call for receipts n EACH TOWNSHIP OR SCHOOL DISTRICT, in which the property ls ocated. On account ot having so dany school districts this request ls ery important to Oie taxpayers and rill to a large extent eliminate extra ost and penalties. The rate of levy is as follows: taite Taxes. .6 Mills ?onstltution?l School Tax ..3 Milli Jrdlnary County Purposes 8 1-2 Mills 'sst Indebtedness.1 mill loads and Bridges .. .. .. .. 1 Mill hsblic Roads....,1 Mill Total. .. .... 16 1-3 Milli, The following are the additional eries for Special School Districts: Dist No. Special Total Anderson. ,17 ^^Eprta?....j6? ^Jdam*-fe &2??? .?5 Mobop Branch ..?8 Qfoyles ....67 Calhoun. lb bider. Grove ,'.. .SO ?satfal.'..,.?If gl?VjV?.4? .4 Efl 1 PHehdsbip .136 . 4 19% P?T--'..> M K 3?norttee .,61 4 4?% good Hop*.M 2 it% i St Hammond .......3 6 31% ??*.:::$ i SS ^linter...34 7 3J% Lebanon 27 4 . ?% S?fe;::::2- i SS teetttm .........W '4 W% Meereek ...... fa . t 17% Mt View.4 .jqpH Neala Crook .40 Oak Grove ..28 J . -tf% fcsadleton .1 4 19% I . .32 te^.r..::::g I U SfoWnnah ......- 3 . T8% ?lmpaonrille ...?4* * 1?% 3Urr.37 7 3214 at. Paul .4 4 a*}4 piree ft Twenty 33 4 ?t% Pejfpville ..43 6 Mi% L/pVm .31 4 2?% rVi/it Pelear .....:8 8 23% rVMe Plains ....48 4 1*% rYillUunston .46 5 '<*% wm?ts ..;|? * V3% Hon.,.63 d 81% ?tralgbt. iu% The State Constitution requires all u ale persons between the ages of 31 md 60 years,, except those iacapable >t earning a support from being maim t? .?r other causes, arid those who nrved in the War between ?ie States, o pay a poll tax ot one dollar. All aale persons between the ages of 21 mdJp years who are ebie to work W3M roACa or cause them to he ? rocked except preachers who have Jurga 0? a congregation end persons rho served in ?? W*u between tBf Retes, School teachers and trustees, Tho are exempted from road doty, . fte* ia lien ttaf work pey a tax of ons 1 Mike to be collected at th* same has other tax?e are collected. .Prompt attention will he given ell erson* who wish to nay their texoa 1 brough the mail, by cheek, money or. 1 er. etc. - m Segre Worship ie tae Sooth. ..o- - "Brothers an' .sist?hs," said the Rev. Isiah Simms, the minister ot a small country church. "I appear befo' youae all die mawnlng wit my heart full ot lub fur cbc ry one of youae which youae all recognise aa well aa I does. Now leaa git quiet while I read de leeson fur dla holy Sabbath day. I shall take my text at the ninth chap ter and ' fifty-fust verse of the goa pel according to Saint Luke," "And lt came po paas, when tho time waa come that- he should- be received . up he steadfastly set hts. face to so to Jerusalem." ' "In a condensed form this moans sacrifice the measure of steadfastness. Now brothers an' aiataha, youse all know that the works of Chriat goea to show that His sacrifice on Calvary was not Hia noah un. or thought. Wc want to contend that thia la not true of de Lord; Instead it come about aa .a result of a courae of akahun caua ed by a calm and cool deliberaahun .lat would lead to Calvary's rugged brow. "Every (Mu lat?an puraon either stand up fur de Lord en, ebery boy and girl in dla heah community orter be at de church of Oed on Sunday mawnin' to uphold Chriat." "Ooma in," ahouted one old negro In the rear. "Jesus say:" "*I came Into tho world to dio for mao." ' But let JUC tell youse de beautiful aide of the problem. He nays, "'I will rise on the third day." ' "An bruddera, he's alive terday, right die very minute, case he an swers all my calls. Don's youse all be lieve he's alive terday?" The whole congregation responded with various yells and groans. "The puasons who has his eyea aot on de prise la soo to win, case when God la in de heart, rust cannot cor rupt. Bruddera. baa youae all got yer eyea aot on any certain one prise? Youae all moat aot yer eyea on the new Jerusalem keep dem dar. Some people are guessing 'bout dey religion, but I'se shore shout mine, brudders and aiataha, are youse all shore about yourn?" "Yea, yes Lord! I'se shore!" sang out simultaneously from the crowd of dusky worshippers. "A ?inner will do anything, but a man wots.got 'llglon won't, caso yes tiddy afternoon ex I whs cumin' on home, f rum old Vnipn church s white man in ? big autermoble cummod up behind me so suddenly that hit akeered me horse so bad ddt he tuck but ter runnln' his level best and run ned Into a men's wagin' an eS it hap pened nuthin' wus hurt, but lemme tell yes, dat man didn't even atop and look back, he Jest kept geln'. Now he wus a sinner, an' a bad on at dat. Hopamever, we all baa ter sweller Some bitter pills and drink sum gall, don't we brudders?" . 1 ! "We abo does, dat we does." re plied several negso women. "Beloved, don't try to lift your self up, but lift up Christ, de Lord ob us all. Dat'a how com 'Mericu de biggest abd de greatest country in de world ter day, caro abo lifted up God. Oat's why so roany proud hornea are in mourn in' now-dey failed ter lift up Jesus. As when corsos* Cal? *cr ??ft ?p Cod it'd a ano ?Iga dat dey'e lest, v. ??am?n I yee Lord! /Glory be ter Gawd!" echoed the negroes. "Ebery legislature dat meets in dis boab fraternity dise?ases how dey can nit' up de county wit Belgians and Scandinavians. Dey ain't got God er Mighty in dey souls and dat'a de ress-, bli why de blacks ar stronger at home, he's got grace In bia heart. Der Lewd done had a plan of redempaoun al ready worked out- befo fa com j down heah. One mawnin, befo he left do courts of glory; wey b^ok. dar, whar She hypocrite lan't git in, bock darin e sanctum, he laid out bia plan an a bo roi ed down to 'dla Old earth kn' worked it out to. tho-last knot* "Praise de Lewd, on' all His aagels, praise His Holy Naure!".aho!ed a good old eisten in the amen-corner. ? ]j, "Youse haft tar patch up yo old rall fences someflmes, but youse don't eber haft jter patch up de word of Gawd. AH youse have ter do ls ter git out in a cane field by yourself an' tele graph to Gawd ter git yoself saved. Don't ebor try to skeer 'ligron Inter a fool, case fright ls ; not virtue: Cae aeon fools wot Bald dey bkd 'llglon git down an' woller an weller like a mad dog, Now dey ahfi ab llglon in eat Any fool could do dat, fur GaWd don't give crasy pussons 'llglon. The oder day de German emperor sent word to his aoldiers. '"Youae got ter gp ter Paris, we is got ter break through de Allies' ranks no msMftr how many mena it costs na; youse got ter go" But dey couldn't break through.. One day I heard the voice of Jesus, and. I say, Lewd, .I want ter, cross ober de ri ber. He say, Youse got ter win lt oat on yer knees." "Dan I got down and telegraphed to Gawd. By an' hy. I felt de spirit lift me up, sonl am? body, an' set me across de ribber. Brudders. I beet the German empsror! I'xft didn't have to have no captain, bat Uswd; I'ss didn't have no gun-only the gun of re Holy Ghost-I'se didn't have ter fight with tho French Allies-only de debil!" By thia Um? Uncle Isiah was band- : lng, swaying, rocking, reeling and sbnulting to tho top of his voice. The congregation was measuring a dull, steady hymn. Some ot lae .slaters ' were shouting, others praying, and * few singing: "God, don't let no liar turn me round." Cos thining m Una | fashion. Uncle Isiah, at last sank down exhausted. The roar got leaner Then he arose aaj ^sammhnsd: ? ?saja/ home Lawd, we've got enoufc a? we want youse to do ls ter raine oar ?am-1 bier an' der sinner and make de Holy J Ghost stand by os." j Then the congregation sang: "0.1 didn't .lt. raia for forty - days and nights." After th? . song every coe went up sod put their contributions on tbs table. Them they sang two hymns and the Service was closed. *Fros7aBasia*** Standpoint Rantin-Mrs. Umaoa is advhuag all af her friends to take part in every suffrage parade tt\t comes off. Pbylo-I didn't know she was tn ta rar of e^uai suffrage. "She Isn't bot she is strong for pa rades." "I wonder way." *i??r husband I? a com doomr." youngstown Telegram "TE" FOR Tl SOBE, ACHING FEET Ab! what relief, No wore tired feet' no mor? burning feet, swollen, bad smell ing, sweaty feet. No more pain in corna callouses or bunions. No matter what ails your feet or what under lite sun you've tried wi tli mit ?ctt?ng relief, inst uso "TIZ." "TIZ" draws out sil the poi sonous exuda tions which puff un the feet; TIZ" is mag ical; "TIZ" Ts rraml ; "TIZ" viii cure your 'eot trouble? so .on'll never limp or draw up your face ti pain. Your shoes won't seem tight md your feet will never, never hurt or et ?ore, swollen or tired. Cot a 25 cent box at any driitf or 'nnartnent r-tore, and net relief. m??mm-mm??mm?mmmm?^m?m^mammim?mmmmmmm Something^ orNothing Younga Island, 8. C., Nov. 23, 1914. To get started with you we muk o you the following offer. Send us $1.60 for 1,000 Frost Proof Cabbage Plants, grown in the. open air and -will stand . freezing, grown from the Celebrated Seed of Bolglna & Son and Thorbom & Co., and I will Bend you 1,000 Cab bage Plants additional FREE, and you can repeat the order as many times ' as you like. I will give yo? special prices on Potato Seed and Potato '. Planta later. We want tho accounts . of close buyers, largo and smsll. We can supply all. Atlantic Coast Plant Co. . . . BB. FOBEST Bu SUGGS * kp Dentist . * Offices 413-41? Weekley Bldg. * * Associated With . . Dr. W. 1?. Chisolm * * Phono SIM Anderson, 8. C. . m SAYBE & BALDWIN ARCHITECTS Bleckiey Bldg. Anderson, 8. C. . * CiUseas Nattinal Bank Bldg. * BOILERS,. TANKS. STACKS, ALL KINDS OF MACHINERY SUPPLIES. REPAIRS ilZED ROOFING (ON WORKS Kiss Yonr oal Stove The gas stove has the coal stove beaten a mil lion wavs. No wood to chop, no coal to car ry, no ashes to take up, carry ?Bt, and sift, lea zing a trail of dirt and dust from the stove ail ie.w*y out to the ash pit. lo fire to coax and cod ie. No excess heat. No waste. Gas is a guarantee of the right lind of a fire instantly for any purpose whatever; and it's more economical, too. Anderson Gas Co. CIsTBfcstS CB0?P INSTANTLY Yon know crop ts dangerous. And rou should also know tho .sense of security that comes from always bur ing Foley's Honey sad Tar Compound tn the house. It cuts the thick muon-? ind dears away tv phlegm, stop? the strangling cough and gives easy breathing and qui?1? ;?eep. Take lt tor coughs, colds, tickling throat, coarseness ??td for bronchial and ta (rlppe coughs. Condina on opiate*. Brery ?uer ls a frkAd.