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We have Auerbach & Son? celebrated candies ?1 popular prices. Crystalized Cream Goods, per lb.10c Cocoa, ut and Fig Candies, per lb.10c Kisses, Huttcr Cups. Jelly Rolls, etc., per lb.10c Chocolate Creams and Mon Mons, per lb.20c Lemon, Orange, Peppermint Drops, etc., in j^lass jars fur Santa Claus .10c 5 pound Fruit Cakes.$1.50 1 and 2 pound Fruit Cakes, per lb.30c / If you want the very best ingredients for making your Fruit Cake we have it. " CHRISTMAS TURKEYS. Let us book your order now as we have a limited supply. ..BEAUTY" FLOUR. is what you mu:, buy if you want the very best for cake baking. Nuts, Figs, Raisins, Dates, Grapes, Grape Fruit, etc.. are very fine. FRESH MEATS. Our market viii be brim full with the very choicest native and Western meats, Fish, Oysters and Poultry. We can take care of your every need if you will send in your order before Christmas eve. FIRE! FIRE! FIRE! We arc headquarters for FIRE WORKS. Wholesale and retail. "a* W. A. Power SAM HARPER, Mgr. Phone 132 212 S. Main. $5.75 buys a barrel of good Flour-$5.75 NUN NAL LY'S THF GIFT PRE-EMINENT Quality, freshness and uniform deliciousness are good reasons why NUNNALLY'S will be a very important item upon Christmas shop ping list this year-as in years before. We have well anticipat ed the "wishes" of many prospective rev-ipicnta \JI gifts in the special holi day packages now ready. Choose them now. to be reserved and filled whenever you want them. Christmas Day joyous eclamations of "Oh, a box of Candy-of all jthings, I wished for NUNNALLY'S most!" will show well our fore sight-likewise your wis dom. / iv | . AVtfd The Owl Drag Co. NEAL'S CHEEK NEWS BELTON, Dec. 16.- the Neal's Creek W. M. S. met Sunday after noon. On account of tbe amall attend ance, due to Inclement weather, only routine buaineaa waa transacted. Misa Allic Major, who haa been studying to be a trained nu rue at the Baptist Hospital in Columbia, la home on a visit. She says she expecta to re turn in ii short time. Mu. lt. C..Shirley, who ia Buffering with a honer,.imi, ia somewhat im proved. Dr. W. R. Haynie is attending her. Mr. Jarana H. McCoy, who ha3 boen operating a ginnery thia season, is Bald to bo giving general satisfaction. The second-hand gin, with which be began work, haa been replaced with a new one. Some cotton remains to be puked In thia section, and the work ia very Blow and tedious. Mr. Walter Elgin, who arrived here some time ago from Birmingham, Ala., has been Joined by Mrs. Elgin and their little daughter. Margaret. Several large porkers were killed In thia Beetloo laat week, and the writer haa had the privilege of samp ling some o! them, which privilege ho highly appreciates. Mr. Charlea Cobb ia erecting a atore room near the city for Mr. James A. Shirley. Aa the Christmas season approach- I OB, parents and others are doubtless j considering the question of suitable 1 gifts for children and other friends. I To a child who can read intelligently, you could give no present that offers ; greater promise for a harvest of sooq than dues tue giving of a testament, small Bible, or story book, which tells of the success amid difficulties of sonic heroic boy or girl. With pro per ertffi such a book would laat for years, and may fall into the hands of many other boys and girls. The read' lng of really good books is so much neglected that parents and other friends should encourage it, and a good way to do thia is to present to a boy or girl who ls really attached to you a book with the request that it be carefully read, and then circu lated among his or her companions with a similar request. A box ot candy costing $1.00 ls soon devoured, and pretty soon too, Ita conaumer ls prob ably ahrieking with toothache; a book coating 60 cents, or perhaps less, may mark the beginning of a better life for your child or friend to whom you have presented it. and very prob ably to others besides who may read lt later. If mere money were spent at Christmas time to feed the mental and moral nature, and less to satisfy the eye shu appetite, the season would fake on a genuineness which it lacks in many cases under present condi tions. Take pains to feed your men tal and moral serres: ; the physical appetite will call loudly enough to receive all that lt really needs without effort on yoor part to pet lt * lau 1915 Term Begins Jana 4 A special discount is offered for first week. Make arrangements now, and prepare yourself for an independ ent career. More calls for competent help than we can Catalogue free. Write or call today. supply. Andersoa aad Spartan berg, 8? TEAMS REPRESENTING SIX LOCAL MILLS WILL PAR TICIPATE TWO MILE COURSE - . Races Will Begin Two Miles Down Main Street and End at Y. M. C. A. A big relay race, participated In by teams representing six of the cotton mills of Anderson, lias been arranged for Christum? morning by Assistant Sccretaiy Minims of the Young Men's Christian Association. Teams representing the Cluck, Orr. Anderson, Hroaon, Rlverslde-Toxaway and Equinox mills will perhaps parti cipate in the contest, and each team will have six men in the race, making a total of 36 taking part. Each man will run one-third of a mile and the course will be two miles in length, beginning on lower South Muin street and ending at the Y. M. C. A. building on West Earle street. A cash prize of $2 will be furnished each man on winning team, and any man over 14 and under H5 years of age working for the will on whose team he runs will he eligible to enter the contest. The races will begin at ll o'clock. It Is also announced that every man on the six teams will be welcome to n hot shower bath immediately upon the conclusion of the race. For full Information concerning the event, persons are requested *to see the ?Ml low inc men: Mitch Ripley, at Cluck Mill; S. W. Rabb. at Orr mill; Frank White and C. T. LaFoy, at An derson mill; J. T. Crawford, at Bro gon rall!; L. L. Brown, at Rlverslde Toxaway mill; Mac Blaylock, at Equi nox mill. That some amusement of some des cription has been arranged tor Christ mas day will come us an interesting bit of news to the general public, and credit is due the enterprising officials of the Y. M. C. A. and the young men of the'mills who have- taken arrange ments in hand. With many Christmas Jay passes away quite slowly, and these as well as others Interested in athletic contests will welcome the con test arranged l-jr this occasion. !! Personal I * _______ I LII A Juts iii il fi J iii afr st- A il iii fi A iii ali A AA *? iii iL iii iii lllllllllll I 'a *e" "i1 "j "T 'V C TTTT J. T. Stuckey, of Antrevllle. who ls 82 yearfl young and ns spry and full of life as any man half his age, was a visitor ir the city yesterday. Mri. W. S. Pearce ha3 gone to At lanni to spend the holidays with rel stives. E. G. Evans, Sr., of Pendleton was among the visitors in the city yester day. Mrs. Thomas Watkins of Pendleton was shopping in the oity yesterday. Dr. E. J. Watson ot Iva was among the business ^visitors in the city yes terday. * Miss Sue Maxwell of Walhalla was in the city yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Broadus Wilson of Pendleton were among the vte?iors in the city yesterday. Wayne Fant ot Pendleton waa in thc city yesterday, for a short while. T. C. Jackson of Iva was in the city yesterday on .business. E. B. Martin of Augusta was among tho business visitors in thc city yes terday. J. M. Mills of New Orleans spent yesterday in the city. A. S. Cooley of Spartanburg was among the business visitors In thc etty yesterday. CV H. Bulkley of Spartanburg was in the city yesterday for a short while. Mr. and Mrs. W W. Cltnkscales of Belton were in the city yesterday. Charlea Horton'ot Belton was among the visitors ni the city yesterday. Dr. and Mrs. W?. </. Halnie of Belton were In the city yesterday. P. 8. Prince ot the Carawell Institute section was among the visitors lu the city'yesterday. Miss Alma Duckworth of Ute county was shopping in Urn city yesterday. Mrs. O. Y. Brownlee of Due West was in the city yesterday. W. B. Moore of -^Pendleton -was among the visitors ia Oie city yester day. Li. Mcphail ot I%* was In tue city yesterday for s short while. X C Mcphail of Jve waa a visitor lu Ute city yesterday. B. E. Sparks of the Mountain Creek section was in the city yesterday foi a short while. Magistrate R*. 8. Fant of TownvilU wes among the vishors la the cit] yesterday. SOUTH CAROLINA BOY ELECTED PRESIDENT Thos. D. Green Successfully Ad ministering Affairs of New York Hotel Association. (From Motel RegiBter-Review. New York City.). Among tho South Carolina "boys" who have been conspicuously success ful in New York city ls Thos. D. Green, proprietor of the Hotel Wood I ward, who has Just been elected pres ident of the New York <';iy Hotel As sociation, to till vacancy caused ny the death of Gustav ilaumaun, whose tragic death by falling from tue -oof of his hotel was widely herald-id. Mr. Green has been vice president of the THOS. D. BREEN Elected President of New York City Hotel Association. association during the year and pince the death of the president in October has been administering the affairs ot the organization so successfully that his promotion waa n foregone <onclu alon. Few hotel men in the metropolis aro more widely known throughout the country than is Mr. Green. This la particularly true of tba South for Mr. Green was born in Columbia and won his spurs as a hotel mnn <-. Ith th? old Mattery Park Hotel. Asheville. N. C., under the famous Col. McKisaick. Lat er on he waa manager of the' Hot il Jefferson, Richmond, Va., which after ward burned. Twelve years ago Arr. Green came to New York and 'assumed-the man agement of the Hotel Woodward, which had just boen built and was the property of Lord & Taylor. Four years ago ho succeeded to the proprie torship of the hotel. The Wood wa i'd, since Mr. Oreen tock charge of lt. haa been one of the leading hostelries of the metropolis. The Woodward has always been specially popular with Southerners visiting in' the me tropel?a. Aside from being himself a Southerner, his father-in-law la John T. Dismukea. 'president of the First National Bank^JaeksonvtUe, Fla. Mr. Green is a member of the exclusive Oglethorpe club In Savannah. Up to three years ago Mr. Oreen had, aside from his city interests, always one or more resort hotels under his management. Ile was for six yeara manager ot the Edgemere Club, Ed te mer?, L. I., one of the most exclusive and fashionable in the country. He haa been notably successful In hand ling every hotel project he has under taken. From the moment of his arri val In New York he took an active In tcrest In the hotel ..laodations of the city and State and waa constantly call ed upon to serve on Important com mittees. Descendants of the Mayflower are so numerous, nowadays that Mr. Oreen ?s not euro that any distinction attaches to membership In tho organ ization known na the "Descendants of thevMayflower."" H?vth?nk?. it ls more of a distinction to have been a player of golf almost from the time : of the introduction of the 'game into thia country and, he declares: "I play Just as bad a game today a? I did 20 years ago." Tin Is a member ot the house com IV ? .oe of thc New York Club-the sec ond oldest club in the city, and alao belongs to the Press* Club, the And iron Cl?b. the Lamb's Club and the Oakland Golf Club. Appointment*-for Rev. Banner. Schedule tor appointments fw ".?caching on the Bethel charge. M. E. Church South for 1915.- Rev. S. W. Banner, pastor: Bethel- First, third and otb Sun days at ll :30 a. m.. and every Sundsv evening. * Union Grove- Second Sunday, ll a. m., and fourth Sunday 3:80 p. m. New Hope- Fourth Sunday, ll a. m. and second Sunday, 3:39 p. m. Providence- First and third San day afternoon, 3:30 o'clock._ -. .mu's _i'. -^ J-1 11. S 17 v tr? tir A tnaru Romain ?VAU BIVI ?B USURY WW^SUI Farm for Sale A farm for sale at an extra ordinary bargain-of 175 acres, just throe miles from Due West, s. C., on good road, splendid settlement, healthy. Plenty ot good water. Just ask Ute price, tt will do yea good. F. E. ALEXANDER With The Aadersea Real Es. tate & Investment Co. WILLIAM LAUGHLIN IO BE NEXT POSTMASTER NOMINATED YESTERDAY BY CONGRESSMAN AIKEN FOR APPOINTMENT L O Y A 1/ CITIZEN -las Ever Been Closely Identified With Progress of City of. Anderson. Mr. Willlara laughlin, of thin city. va? yesterday .afternoon recommend (d by Congressman Wyatt Aiken for ippointment by President Woodrow Vilson ?is postmaster at Anderson for i term of four years, to succeed Mr. iobn H. Cochran, whose term expired m December 13. Mr. Laughlin's nomination will ?robahly be made In a day or two and on Om ration by the senate will fol ow immediately. Mr. Laughlin will erve four years from the date on k'hlch he takes thc oath of office. It became generally known in the ity yesterday afternoon that Mr. .aughlin tad bsen recommended for lomlnatioji for appointment an post master here, and the keenest satis actlon over the selection was ex cessed on all sides. Mr. Laughlin was he recipient "of the warmeBt congratu lations of scores of his friends who icard of his navln?; been selected for he postmaBterEfcip. The news was iot altogether unexpected, however, or there were numbers of people whd vere confident for the past several nonths that Mr. Laughlin would be elected for the position. 'Mr. Laughlin is most too well known a Anderson to need any introduction n this connectln. Since 1S78 he has icen a loyal and highly esteemed ctl en of Anderson, one who has been len ti fled with the upbuilding ?ind irogress of thc town and admired far nd wide for his sterling qun""e? and enia?. irholesome disDO*- Mr. .aughlin '?as been identifie .? the irogresB of Anderson as muc. any OBident of the city. As a niau? of act, there are but two public enter prises in the city-the Orr Mill aud he Old Traction company in which he ias not invested. He has at all times leen 'oval Uo the interests of his dopted city, and never was '.herr tarted any enterprise for the public :ood or the unbuilding of the town hat did not find him interested, and .nu er i ?il ly so, as well. Mr. Laughlin comer, of arr old and ronorcd family of Ireland. An uncle. Edmund Douglas Laughlin, married fra Flora McCaleb. daughter of Gen. oe Davis, who was a brother of ?resident Davin of the Confederacy, mother uncle. William Laughlin, was . member of Laughlin & Co.. of New Irleans and Searles & Co., of Vi.:ks lurg. large cotton merchants. A third incle, Andrew Lautzhtin. was killed t the battle of the Wilderness, in the '.ivil War. Ho haa a brother in Vlcks >urg. who has been chancery clerk or the past 20 odd years. His name B Jefferson Davis Laughlin. Mr. Laughlin nlso married in Ander on. Mrs. Laughlin being a daughter of he late lamented Mrs. S. Xllecklcy. Presidias Elder's Meetings. ' The following are the appointments or Rev. T. E. O'Dell, presiding elder or Anderson district Upper South "ai ol Ina Conference: Starr-Iva Mill, ll a. m.. Dec. 20. Orville- Toxaway, ll a. m., Dec. 27. Bethel- Bethel. 7 p. m.. Dec. 27. Honea Path-Donalds, ll a. m., Jan. !-3 Pelzer-Pelzer, 7 p. m., Jan 3. - Williamston and Belton W., 3 p. m. md ll a. m.. Jan 9 and 10. Antre-Ebenezer, ll a. m., Dec. .6 and 17. McCormick-Troy; ll a. m., Jan. 23 ind 24. 1" Seneca-Seneca, ll n. m.. Jan. SI. Walhalla Station. 7 p. m., Dec. 31. Calhoun Falls-^ Mt Carmel, ll a. m., feb. 8. . Lowndesville-Smyrna, ll a. m., Feb. 7. . Westminister- Westminister, ll ? n.. Feb. 13 and M. Walhalla- Mt. Zion, ll a. m. and > p. m.. Feb. 12 and 14. Townville-Friendship, ll a. m. and i p. m.. Feb. 20 and 21. Clemson College, ll s. m., Feb. 21. Pendleon-Pendleton, ll s. m. and 1 p. m., Feb. 26-28. Celtral-Lawrence Chapel, ll a>m., Feb. 27-2S. Rev. J. T. Mann's Appointments, i Rev. J. T. Mann win preach et the Huck Mill church next Sunday morn ing at ll o'clock, and at Oakwood church at night at the regular hour. PALME' A TOI Gardner & Laws A Black Face Comedy. Ol "HE NEVER KNEV "THE MEDICINE 1 The Fourth Reeli Your Christmas Music 4* Are You Going to Have Music in Your Home This Christmas ? You can find no better m?dium for fur ' rushing music than the famous Edison Diamond Disc Phonograph Thia instrument is the most wonderful musical instrument of the aire, usina* a genuine Diamond for reproducing the tone, and a heavy indestructible record, playing from 4 to 5 minutes. We repeat Mr. dison's invitation.. "To let the public hear them, and they be the i judge/' We also hav J Columbia Machines and records. Come in and hear,,"It's a Long Way to Tipperary.'' C. fi. REED PIANO 8 ORGAN GO. 115-117 N. Main St. Anderson, S. C. After Jan. l?, 1915, 314 S. Main St HOLIDAY SUGGESTIONS Our stock embraces a selected assort ment of acceptable gifts. See ? our Show Windows. Drop in and look over our stock. It will give us pleasure to have you see what We have, whether or not you make a purchase. SULLIVAN HARDWARE GO. Anderson, S. C., Belton, S. C. Greenville, 3. C. CHARLESTON-CHICAGO SLEEPER Through Pullman Sleeping Car Morrice via SOUTHERN RAILWAY Premier Carrier ef the Sooth Effective Sunday, November | 22nd. 1914. Sleeper handled on CAROLINA SPECIAL Nos. 37 and 28. Schedule 8 a. m. Lv. Charleston Ar. 9:40 p. ra. 12:55 p. m. Lv Columbia Ar 4:45 p. m. 4 i30 p. m. Lv Spartanburg Ar 1:45 pm 7:30 p. m. Lv Asheville Ar 9:20 a m. 12:05 a. m. Lv Knoxville Lv 5:10 a. m. ~<0:65 a. m. Ar Cincinnati Lv 0:35 a m. 5>*00 p. TO. Ar Chicago Lv 8:55 a. m. Passengers (rom Anderson and Greenville territory will make connec tions by leaving on traine NOB. 15 co Greenville and 12 to Spartanburg and connecting there with the Chica go sleeper. . In addition to the through Bleeper to Chicago, Drawing Room ^leeper Standard Pullman Sleeper. Oinlng car and through coach. For full and complete information, ticketa and pullman reservation cali on any ticket 'agent, or write ty. E. Taber. T. P. A.. Greenville, S. C., on W. E. McGee, A. G. P. A., Col utobta, Ji. C. Charleston & Western Carolina Railway To and From the NORTH, SOUTH, EAST, WEST No, 22_ 6:00 A.M. Not 6 ..... 3:35 P.M. Arrives: No. 5 10:50 A. M. No. 21- 4:55 P. M. Information, Schedules, rates, etc., promptly given. E. WILLIAMS, G. P. A., Augusta, Ga. T. B. CURTIS, C. A., ' Anderson, S. G. BAY'S PR?QR?M [IV VAUDEVILLE : oil's Musical Comedy Co* presents : "CONFUSION" ie that will almost make you laugh yourself to death IN MOVIES: 't " - A Two Reel Yitafcraph Drama DOCTOR" - - A Kalem Drama to be selected.