Get Your Xmas Shoes at
THOMPSON'S BIG "YEAR-END" SHOE SALE
And Save the Difference
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Christmas signifies the birth of a new and
better spirit in our lives-music typifies it,
thence we feel that the gift most worthy of
Christmas is a piano.
W? sell Standard makes ONLY-and our
prices are RIGHT.
I For CASH or on TERMS to SUIT
The Patterson Music House
W. N. Patterson, Mgr., No. 130 W. Benson.
With The Church Women
Christmas Service at Cintrai Pres*
a The usual Sunday schon! and
church aervicea will give place at the
Central Presbyterian church today to
? Cbriatm?a servies at 11:30 o'clock.
, The service will be one of recita
tion and song. A full program ia ap
There will alao.be given an oppor
tunity for the presentation of Christ
mas gifts. Stuffed stockings, provi
nces and ?ny h lad o? Christmas pres
ent will oe receivjad and distributed
among the needy in the immediate
community. A cash collection will
also be taken for Thornwell orphan
age. As the weather for the past few
Sundays has interfered with -the tak
ing of the Thanksgiving offering for
thia institution this offering will com
bine that one with the annual Christ
mas offering. . ,F5"|^iHl
The run program ot exercises is aa
Prelude by Mrs. . Provost and
Messrs. Ma cauley and Horsfall.
Hymn, "Hark, the Herald Angela
"Silent Fight," by quartette.
Recitation, "A Christmas Story,"
by Margaret Tribble.
Song by the children, "Christ Was
Once a Little Baby."
Recitation by six girls, "The Old,
Glad christmas Story.**
Solp by Miss Stranathan.
Filiation by live children, "Let
Little Children Love Him."
Recitation by Lula Hlllhouse,
"Thoughts of Others."
Presentation of gifts.-Oragn of
fertory, e, j
To Please a Man Give Him
over with great values in
Nobby, Serviceable Suits
?M3 3ffiwSw w'*h Haberdashery which
x \ Style, Detail and Attrac
"'UBS!" Soits 510 to $2S
. IBB Extra Good Suits $15
IH $7.50 to $18.00
I Hats, caps, gloves, shirts, ?
H collars, .flannel shirts,
?B Wm ' ir X ^Sf&ifi night shirts'
H HM pajamas, sweaters, um
?Sm^ ^^^? wear, underwear, mufflers,
JEV* Inlii I4'M IISWI I \mmm mmmmmiit?M
. Toe Up To Date Clothier.
Prayer of dedication.
Solo by Mien Nell Smith.
Ri itatlon by lour children, io
You ls Born a Saviour."
Song by children, "Happy Hearts,
Light and Gay."
Recitation by Mary Ramsey, "Mes
sengerB of Peace."
Recitation by six ci.Ildren. "Stay
With Me, Dear Christmas Time."
Hymn, "Joy to the World."
Postludo by Mrs. Provost and
Messrs. Macauley and Horsfall.
Christian ti rom li ( lab.
The Christian Growth Club of the
First Baptist church on Friday after
noon waa fortunato in having two
unusual features. In the first half
of the program Miss Neille Pruitt,
who represented both the young wo
men and the girls at the Newberry
convention, made a mort interesting
report of thc convention, encouraging
the glrlB to attend such meetings
whenever possible, and alBO to keep
up the work here. Then carno thc
surprise promised to the members.
Mrs. Frank Todd, dressed In Chinese
costume, made a beautiful and in
structive talk on China, showing and
explaining a number of curios from
China and other lands, and passing
them around thst the girls might see
and handle them. These curios were
kindly loaned for the, occasion by
Miss Lois Watson. .
Mrs. Todd ls an accomplished and
gifted woman, a charming speaker,
and as a reader and impersonator Rho
holds her audience spellbound by the
animation, the naturalness, the mag
netism ot her splendid enthusiasm!
Fortunate is the church that has Mri);
* i i
The first meeting of the New Vear
will be held at Central Presbyterian
church Tuesday, January C.
Devotional-Mrs. M. M. Mattison.
How to Make the Department Go,
Crd?le Roll Demonstration-Miss
I Beginners-?-aftas Clara Osborne.
Junior Classes-Hatrb, Dodge.
The last meeting, of the Epworth
League before Christmas will bc held
tomorrow, Monday, evtenlng at 8
o'clock, lt will be led by the second
vice president. Mr. Glenn Lassiter,
and the suDjects will be "Social Ser
vice," "Charity/' abd "Help." The
music will be especially good and ap
propriate to the Christmas season.
The Epworth League quartette will
give several selections. There will
be a council meeting immediately af
Sacred Concert This After BOOB.
Mnslc lovers will be given a rare
musical treat in the aacred concert
at St John's Methodist church this
afternoon at 5 o'clock. A beautiful
program has been arranged and Mr.
McCauley, the cellist, and Mr. Hors
sall, the violinist, will give several
numbers. The selections are all ap
propriate to the Christmas season and
the public ls cordially invited to at
tend. The program la as follows:
"And on earth peace." *
Organ Prelude. Adoration-Moa-1
Response, "Softly Fades the Twi
Violin and cello duet.Lnrgo-Han
dot-Messrs. Hansell and McCauloy.
Duet. "Twilight." Nevin-Mr. 8am |
Orr Trlbble and Mrs. Nardin.
Celle solo. "Oh Thou Sublime Sweet j
Evening Star," Wagner-Mr. Mc-|
"Good will towards man."
Solo. "The Wondrous Night," Ga-?
briol-Mrs. Waller Nardin.
Hymn. "Hark the Glad Sound."
Christmas lesson of goon will aadj
Collection- The treasures you give I
unto these that you see. Lo! I will]
accept , aa lt given to me."
Violin and callo. Intermezzo from |
Cavalerie. Duet, "Rusticana," Maa
caglno-Messrs. H?rsaal 1 and Mc
quartette, "Oh, Little Town of j
Bethlehem," Shu ey-Mrs. T. L> Cely, |
soloist. Mrs. Waller Nardin, Messrs.
Forman Smith and J. D. Rast
"Glory to God ia thc highest"
Solo, "The Heavenly Bong," Gray-j
Mrs. Jamas Craig.
Duet "Sextette From Lucia." Don
isettl-Messrs. H?rsaal 1 mod McCaul
Chorus. "Behold I Bring You Glad
Mr. M. Vi. Mattison. president of Th*
Anderson Dally Intelligencer, an cf Mr.
T. K. Roper of tho board ot directors
end manager of the Job department,
have returned from Colombia, where
they, witn Mr W. W. Bmoak. editor
and manager of the paper, went on
pastness in connection with the
awarding of the contract for the pub
lishing of the Southern Christian Ad
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I Personal \
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Ira York of Iva was among those
visiting in the city yesterday.
John Russell of Pendleton was
among the business visitors in the city
Mrs. R. E. Lee of Clemson College
was among the shoppers in the city
.Mis.-. Zoe Foster of Pendleton waa
shoppng in the city yesterday.
John Wakefield of Antrevlllo was
among those spending yesterday in
Miss Ida Calhoun of Clemson COIJ
lege was shopping in the city j ester-j
Harvey Jackson of Iva waa among
the business visitors In the city yes
(Miss Florida Calhoun of Clemson
College was shopping in the city yes
Mrs. Rebecca 8Wver of Clemtbn
College was among the shoppers in
the city yesterday. '^?I-B
T. W. Pruitt of Belton was among
those spending yesterday in the city.
?Miss Selma Gumbrell of Piercetown
Aas shopping in the city yesterday.
. .' '
Miss Higgins of Piercetown waa
among the visitors,in the city yester
Prof. A. G. Holmes of Clemson Col
lege was in thc city yesterday for a
short while. . . jy?
Miss Lillian Cllnkscal?s- of the Mc
kees school waa ahoppine; ia -the city
C. L. Watkins of Belton was in the
city for a.short while yesterday.
?Charles Pruitt ot Iva waa among
the business visitors in the city yes
Alexander Meredith W ?asloy
CLEAR sight ls accessary to both
your health and success.
DIM vision can generally-be reliev
ed by correctly focused . and fitted
DONT be blind to your ava Inter
est. Exercise sound wisdom and in
telligence by having US examine your
eyes. It will be a thorough, pain
staking, expert examination that will
put you on the right track of sight
i YOU can count on us for '.ruthful
information and tight glasses.
Prices $2.50 to $9.00.
We duplicate broken glasses by
mall-send them to us.
SH OPTICAL GO.
DB.I. M. I8BAELS0I?,
31$ S. Sala St. Andersen, 8. C.
Throe Doora Below Kress* iva Cent
We are specially ecjuip
ped tb give you the best
and quickest service in
are duplicated in our
own shops within a few
Ail work supervised and
e Re Campbell
Office 112 w.
among thone in the city yesterday.
?am ??tacKB ol Honea Path waa
among those spending yesterday in
Miss Fain of Easley waa among' tho
8hoppera in the city yesterday.
MiBB Erl5ne Whitaker of Ennley was
in the city yesterday for a short while.
Mies Clsudia Herrin of Starr was
among the visitors in the city yester
litt?&hlettie McPhail of the county
was aftypng the shoppers in the city
Misa Matjj'ifej'tprris of the. ooah ty
was in tt?aTM^^?aterday for/.a few
Paul Norris of thc Robena section
waa among the viaitoro ia tba city yes
W. F. Stacks of Belton was in the
eily yesterday for a short while.
?Mack Rogers of ?"Willlcmaton was
among the buslneau visitors in the
city yesterday.* **** \
Miss Marion Norris of the Roberts
section .was shopping in the city yes
terday. B . ; ?K?ftatttki*'i
E. F. Sutherland of Iva was among
the business visitors in the city yes
N. B. Bolt of Portman Shoals was
among the viaotora in the city yes
J. C. Bolt of tho county was in tho
city yesterday for a short while.
Miss Bruce of Townville waa among j
the shoppers in the city yesterday.
Miss Edna Bolt.of the county spent
some time in the city yesterday.
J. R. Duckworth of Wllllamaton was,
anvong the visitors in the city yester
i -mmtmm_ .
i. A. H. McMahon of Belton waa In
the city yesterday for several hours.
Mias Julia GUliard of the Hammond
school waa ia the city yesterday for
a short while.
James Skelton, of the county was j
itt the city yesterday for a short |
J. W. Hall of Iva was among tho
business visitors io the city yestcr
Henry Jones of Iva spent aome time j
in the city yesterday.
B. F. Martin of Greenville waa al
visitar in the city yesterday.
"J. S. Stroder of Philadelphia rep
resenting the LIppencott soda foun
tain works, la in the city, for s fow
days for the purpose of making; some
repairs to th? fountain of the Owl
Frank Shapre ot Pendleton was In j
tho city yesterday.
. Dr. Clarence Dean of Starr was In
tho city yesterday for a short while.
Allen Staniford of Clemson College
was In the city yesterday on business.
' Hood Geer of Honea . Path wari in
tAjp city yesterday fer a abort while.
G. W. Perron of Iva was among the
business visitors la the city yester
N. r>. Bolt of Portman was in the|
city yesterday on business.
. T. C. Jackson, Jr., of Tva was among
the visitors in the city yesterday.
Mrs. F. H. H. Calhoun of Clemson
waa ahopping lu the city yesterday.
F. M. Shockley of Wllllamaton
spent same time in the city yester
Forrest Pruitt ot Plain, Ga., ts
spending some time In the city.
Mrs. Ola Adama of Pendleton was
shopping in tho city yesterday.
J. W. Mabry of Spartanburg waa
among the : h usines* visitors tn' the
etty yesterday. y
Glenn Simpson pt Starr waa in the
Foster Cooley of WlUtamston was
among the visitor* in the city yester
Brneei ?icOowu ot tho atacama
creek sccttoa was a visitor ia IMf
city yesterday. _
The Her. %, C. Kirkland's family
arti arrive la Anderson tomorrow.
Wr. Kirkland te the new ?Sit?t of the
Southern Christian Advocate, gad as
The most complete assortment of
chocolates that ever c?me to the city.
No better present could be secured
than a package of
It will carrv the message and spirit
of Xmas Greetings.
We will be glad to have you drop
in and look them over.
Famous Since 1842.
Orr, Gray & Co.
his paper, la to be published lo An
derson thia will be his home for ho
next four years at least.
L. I* ' Land of the' county waa !
among those in tho city yesterday.
W. H. Harris ot the- county was
here yesterday on-business.
Ne^y York Cotton
E. P. Vandiver has returned from
a short trip to Gainesville. Ga.
J .E. Kirby of the county was in
the city yesterday:
C. R. Kohn of Pelzer was in the
city yesterday on business. ?
A. P. Wilson of the county waa
among the vlaltora in the city yester
Miss Nettie Thompson of the coun
ty was shopping- In tho city yester
day. - ;
Miss, Hentz ot the Mc Lees school
teaching stall waa shopping in the
. Marion aMttison. who has been at
tending Vale University, ls home for
a three weean* stay. MT, MdUtson is
taning a course in engineering at this
The Ret, VT. C. O'Dell, presiding
elder of the' Anderson district, and
the Rev. J. B. Humbert have return
ed from Columbia, where; they at
tended the session ot the board of
managers or the* wteUlefta CttWieUn
AdvocatD. hold there for the purpose
of awarding the contract for the
publishing of thia paper.
Ililli 1,11 U'i? I "1,17 ""' ? I
NEW YORK, Dec. 19.- The cottoV>
market today showed continued
steadiness on covering for over th?
week-end. and * moderato demand
from trade and investment buyers who
evidently found very little cotton for
sale around -the ring. The close wa-v
slightly off from tho'best but steady
and from 2 to 4 pointa net higher.
Cablea were lower than due. and
the local opened steady at a decline
ot 2 to 6 points under the .scattered
realising. There waa no aggressive
selling- with nothing In the news or in
the trading to indicate weakening ot
the southern spot'marketa, and prices
soon firmed up on a continuation of
the belying movement
Reports ot a continued active de
mand for ocean tonnage and reiter
ated statements that Germany and
Austria will take fully 3,000,000 hales
of cotton thia season it shipments can
bo arranged, undoubtedly held the ad-,
vance, while buying waa also encour
aged by reporta ot a more active de
mand for goode In tho om es tic mar
ket and indications for continued
large exports. The amount of cotton
on shipboard awaiting clearance at
the close of business last night wah
again reported >n excess of last year.
Private cablea from Liverpool reply
ing;, to Inquiries ^concerning yester
day's ?-i?mors that ??lpments might bo
iriterrm>tcd from the gulf ports do
med, such reports and skid that the
rate on war risks had been reduced.
Cotton cloned steady.
.... . open high lbw close
January . . . .7.24 7.25-7.2B 7.34
s?arch .... t.45 7.57 7.48 7.62
May . . . . . 7.6.8 7.74 7.63 7.69
July .7.78 7.79 7.85
October ... . .8.08 8.17 8.06 8.?2
Wats the Seller Is
i*w?Jr^*^'^v??ir ? "VA*'-* w i''<
We are willing to cut our profits to e?t business
NOW foi order to, keep our forces busy.
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