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Here is the place to come for Practical, Sensible presents
for every member of the family, and the prices are right. Gentlemen's Combination Sets consisting of Suspenders and Arm Bands in Holiday boxes at--.50c Gentlemen's Combination Sets, consisting of Suspenders and > Garters in pretty Holiday boxes at.50c Big line of Ladies' and Men's Handkerchiefs at.Sc, 10c, 15c and 25c Linen Towels at--..25c Ladies' Leather Hand Bags at.25c, 50c and $1.00 Ladies Silk Hose, all colors at.25c Baby Caps at....25c and 50c Baby Sacks at.25c and 50c Nice, warm Cotton Blankets at. . ..98c and $1.25 AU Wool Blankets, very warm and comfy at $2.98 and $3.98 Silk Petticoats, in all colors at.$1.50, $2.00 and $3.00 Ladies' Long Black Coats, very warm, serviceable, and sty lish at.$2-98 and $3.48 Children's Dresses, made of Gingham, percales, and gala teas at. ...48c and 98c L'adies' Parasols, very pretty and serviceable at . .75c and 98c Don't fail to visit our Christmas Booth, its running over with pretty and serviceable Christmas presents for Every Member of the Family. The Lesser Co. Classified Columns Want Advertising Rates Twenty-five words or len, One Time 25 cent?, Three Times 50 cants, t?z Times f LOO. Ail advertisement over twenty-five words prorata fer each additional word. Bates on 1,000 words to be used in a month mad? on appll No advertisement tehan for les? than 25 cents, cash in td van ce. Il year nan? appears In tbs telephone directory yon can telephone year want ad to 8X1 and e hill will be mailed after its insertion for prompt payment. WANTS WANTED EGGS-Smith's Laying " Mash properly used will mako your ' hons lay eggs-^-that ls if they can m -ff they can't you had better eco .v novtf?g oy cooking the hen. Pur man Smith, Seedsman, Phono 464. NOTICE-We are now prepared to do -r. grinding ot all kinds of feed f-cotton stalks, corn stalks, lek?, straw, grain, etc. Price 20c cwt. Strictly cash. Anderson Mattress and Spring Bed Co. WANTED-Still more sales ladies for <! Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, t Experience unnecessary, will fay a > good price for ladies with ability. ''Apply at office. C. fi. Minor, 6, 10 ana B5o Store, 220 South Mr.ln St. WHEN UNEXPECTLY detained down town for luncheon, you cannot do better than drop tn here. A light lunch or a substantial meat Cuisine and service O. K. and prices Just aa attractive as our food. The Lunch eonette.-dtf. AUTO SPRINGS-We make Auto Spying?, also extra plies on short > aotte?. Paul E. Stephens. FINE FRUITS-We carry the largest and most complete assortment In the city-keep 'em moving. Fresh Florida oranges, grape fruit, ap ples, banana?, wholesale and re tail. J. K. Manoa. Phone 323.-dtf. ooooooooooooooooooo o o ?J< Wny don't your Clock run. o Wi can mske it run. $10 rs-o oTwmftf if not-dtf. o ? o o ooooooooooooooooo FOR RENT - FOB RENT-My house on West FrafJtlin street. See J. J. Trow bridge or Chas. W. Webb. lMtuisp. . PROFESSIONAL CARDS DIL FOREST D. BUGGS . Dcn?st . OSkes 413-415 Weekley Bldg. . Associated With / . Dr. W. W. Catsola , . Anderson, 8. C. * . Phone 836-J * SAYRE A BALDWIN ARCHITECTS * Bleekley Bldg. Anderson, ts C * CItixens National Baak Bldg. * Raliegh, N. C. BOILERS, TANKS. STACKS, ALL KINDS OF MACHINERY AND SUPPLIES, REPAIRS PIPE, GALVANIZED ROOFING LOMBARD IRON WORKS Ga. THIS-AND FIVE CENTS! DON'T MISS THIS. Cut out this slip, enclose five cents . to Foley & Co., Chicago, HU writing your name and address clearly. You will receive in return a free trial package con taining Foley's Honey and Tar Com pound, for coughs, colds and croup; Foley Kidney Pills, for pain In sides and back, rheumatism, backache, kid ney and bladder aliments; and Foley Cathartic Tablets, a wholesome and thoroughly cleansing cathartic, espec ially comforting to stout person. For sale in ycur town by Evans Phar, macy. Y&etr completion ftaeaV DACGETT & RAMSDELL'S COLD CREAM *^ * W^_**e^gb>^^ . ' 4 ?????i ************* *A * EIJECTRIC CIT1 * _ * Items of Interest and Persona * Wireless on the Sb ************* *4 Clerk of Court Huck at Desk. Clerk of Court James N. Pearman, ] who Buffered an attack of appemlidt- j IB Hfveral days ago and who had been | conttned to his bed until quite recent ly, waa HUfllclently strong to be at his | office in the court house yenterday. Mr. Pearman has not regained his! usual Htrength and still shows thc ef fects of his Illness. He hopes, how ever, to be himself again within a few I days. NINH darlington Off On Vaciitlon. Miss Maggie M. Carlington, county I supervisor of rural schools. haB left [ for Columbia, where she will spend the christmas holidays with relatives and friends. Th? past few months | have been busy oncB with the super visor and she Intends getting a well earned and much deserved rest during the ten daya or two week? that she will be relieved of her rather exacting duties. Regret to Learn Of Willingham's Death. People of Anderson generally, and I especially those of the Baptist church es, learned with regret yesterday of | the death in meilland of the Rev. Robert J. Willingham, D. D., general secretary of the foreign mission board of the Southern Baptist convention. Ho preached in Anderson on several occasions and was always heard by tr? mendous audiences. He was recog nized ns one of the greatest mission ary secretaries in the country and as a preached he possessed both charm and great force. He was a native of South Carolina, having been born in Oeaufort district. In 1854. J. M. Evans Trustee In Lewis Case. At a mectin gof creditors of E. C. Lewis, held in Greenville last Satur day in the office of Referee J. J. Mc Swaln, J. M. Evans, of Anderson, was appointed trustees. S. M. Craif;, W. Nardin Webb and Hug Dickson, all! well known young druggists of the city were appointed to appraise the stock of goods. Dr. Lewis who con ducted a drug business at th ?corner of South Main and East Church streets flied a petition in bankruptcy some days ago. Were Glad to See the San. Others besides rotuli merchants of I the city were glad yesterday to see thc clouds break away and tht\brlght sun come through. In fact, there probably j was not a soul in the city who ' did not welcome the Bight of Old Sol. . It takes very few /' the miserable, slop py days like Sunday, at any time of I tho year, to satisfy do average mortal. But when theso kind of days como so j dose to Christmas as to interfere with shopping and threaten the good weath er which everyone hopes will reign on Christmas, lt taken but about one of | them to brlng\gloom and disappoint ment to many. According to weather I prophets, it is likely to stay clear for several days now, as the clouds lifted ? during the day. If lt clears off at night, it is said, conditions will not | remain so for longer than three days. Rose Hill Club Matters Come Up. Members of Rose Hill Club have re ceived the following letter: "At the last meeting of the board of governors of the club lt was decid ed to remit the dues for the months of November and December. This amounts to declaring a dividends ot I four dollars ($1.00). Further lt was decided to lower the dues to one dollar ($1.00) per month beginning] with January ISL "You're hereby notified that the an nual meeting of tho club will be held in the chamber of commerce rooms] Wednesday the 23rd, at 5 o'clock for the purpose of filling vacancies on the board caused by the expiring; of the j terms of two of the present members. "The president's reception will be j held on the evening of December the 29th in th club rooms." 0 j Ballet Lodge* Ia Soldier's Bible. H. H. Rosenberg, who conducts a tailoring business lu the Watson-Van diver building, was exhibiting laat night a copy of "The Warhelt.** a Jew ish paper published In New York, whloh contained a photograph of a] Bible which had probably saved tb < life of a Jewish soldier in the German army. The Bible, which was carried In the soldier's pocket, waa pierced by a large bullet and torn through for a considerable portion Of Its thickness. Had the Bible not been tn the soldier's pocket the bullet Undoubtedly would] have hilled him. ? o Behool* Close Oa Wednesday. Several hundred school children will be released from school attend ance for som* two WVK*VQ at the stroke j of noon tomorrow. At this hour the regular Christmas holidays will ba In I order, nad until Monday . morning, j January 4, 1915, those attending the j several city achoo!?, will have vaca tion. Ctty Sdpsrtntendent E. C Mc-1 Canta was busily engaged yesterday | in making out pay warrants In order ' that the teachers may receive their salary Wednesday afternoon. Cotton Receipts Coasiderably Off. According to figures given ont yes terday morning, the receipts of cotton at the Standard Warehouse platform UP to Saturday nbjht ware 18.582 balea. The receipt? for the correa- j pooling period cf last year were IT 310. or a difference of 3,728 tn favnrl of the year 1913. ?SPARKLETS * _ * 1 Mention Caught Over the * reeta of Anderton * ClirlHtnutN Tree at Hammond School. Tho School Improvement Associa tion of Hammond school announces that a Christiras tree celebration will be held at the school house this (Tues day) evening at 7 o'clock. The pirTTilc Is cordially invited to attend, and a present will bo on the tree for every child In the district. This ls one of the best known and most progressive schools in the county and ls located In a fertile and thickly settled com munity. It is likely that there will be a large outpouring ot school patrons and others for the function. -o- . Ilo\ Happer at Smith School. It was announced yesterday that a box supper will be held at Smith school on Wednesday evening, Decem ber 23, at 7 o'clock. Tho public is cor dially invited to attend tho function and a pleasant evening is assured. The entertainment is being given for the benefit of the School Improvement As sociation. -o Good Show at The Palmetto. Manager Pinkston is to be congrat ulated upon the show that he has to offer the people of Andersor <hia week. Alli's and Meyer's Musical Comedy Company is ono of the beBt attractions that has been sene at the Palmetto theatre. The costumes are very pretty and the singing is the best that has been heard with this class of show in a good while. Es pecial montlon should bc, mado of the two comedians which arc above the average. The entire show is good and there ls nothing whatever said or done to offend anyone. --O' Thumb Chewed Off In Linotype Machine. Arthur Morrow, a linotype opera tor for the Oulla. Printing and Binding Company an'* formerly a partner in the busincp froren" what will prob ably prove "ss of his left thumb in an accldeu . terday morning. Mr. Morrow had thb tsfortune to get lils thumb caught in some part of the ma chinery of the linotype machine, with the result that the member was almost severed from the hand. A physician stitched the thumb back in place but gives Mr. Morrow little hope of saving the member. CHECKS CROUP INSTANTLY You know crop ls dangerous. And you should also know the sense - of security that comes from always hav ing Foley's Honey and Tor Compound In the house. It cuts the thick mucus and clears away the phlegm, stops the strangling cough and gives easy breathing and quiet sleep. Take lt for coughs, coblo, tickling throat, hoarseness sud for bronchial and la grippe coughs. Contains on opiates. Every user Is a friend.. Muddy Complexions Most poor complexions are due to sluggish, torpid livers, constipation and other liver ills. A dose of Ra Lta Ta aken just before retiring will tone up the. liver, carry off tho excess ot bile and cause an easy and natural move ment of the bowels. It will not only make Its good work felt in better health-make you LOOK well and FEEL well. SO cents and. 1.00 per bottle at your druggists. Manufactured and ?naranteed by Evan's* Pharmacy. _Three Stores. i11 _ 1 !. ~B- aaa jmm*mmas,a . m I Ile Money Market Never grows too tight far the one who has systematically pat a rotai* ink each meath te tho Baak- Op. portuaitles altea even le people who have. ?seHC? Are yon te a position le take advantage ?ff t issi business opportu nity. Deassli your mosey with 1 the Savlugs De. p?riment et j -j, The BssAofAfltkrson Th? fill oagMl Btal te lae Ccnair. I^BHBaMBHaW pintie HARD FOR THE RIG RELAY RAGE WHICH TAKES PLACE ON CHRISTMAS MORNING BY 6 TEAMS THECOURSE Will Be Two Miles in Length. Thirty-Six Men Wai Take Part in ii. .Much interest is being manifested over thc announcement a few days ago that there would bo a big relay race pulled off in Anderson between six leading mills in and about the city next Friday morning. The teams which will represent the different mills are already practicing in a quiet way and each team is very confident oi winning the honors of the day for the community in which they live, as weil as the $12.00 in cash that will bc presented to thc winning team. It has been announced that the men on each team will be dressed in reg ular track uniform, as near as possi ble and, of course, will make a good showing in the big race Friday morn ing. The race will begin two miles down South Main street, at the crack of a pistol, with six men running , abreast, one man from each of the six teams. As soon as a man covers his. lap, or 1-3 of a mile, he will paso the handkerchief on the next- man belong ing to his team, who will be stationed at the beginning of the next lap. This is kept up with six men running at the -same time until the 36 men will have covered the two miles, each man run ning 1-3 of a mile. .Tue names of the men representing the different teams will be announced later or as soon as preliminary raccB can be pulled off at all the mills in order, to select the best six men to represent each community. All the teams will be in their places' with each man on hiB lap at 11 o'clock Bharp. An automobile for each team will follow Immediately after the run ners to pick up every man as soon as he covers his lap. All men taking part in the race will be carried to the Y. M. C. A. where they may tako a good shower bath and dress. There will be s Christmas Tree st Hammond School Tuesday evening at seven o'clock. Everybody Invited. There will be a present for every child In the district. Gamblers Of Two Hues Were in Courts Yesterday Morn ing. - I Early Sunday morning, shortly after a corps of city policemen had "detain ed" a contingent of well known young white men of the city on charges of infraction of the ordinance prohibit ing indulgence in a fascinating game of chance called playing dice, county officers rounded up a bunch of "prom inent" colored citizens ot the commun ity upon charges of "rolling bones." The former party numbered seven and the latter ft>?e. Members of, the form er party gave bond for their appear-! ance In recorder's court yesterday morning, while the colored "brethren,** not having the wherewithal to gain their liberty, languished in the county jail until their cases were called this morning in the court of Magistrate Broudwell. In recorder's court the young white men. with the exception of one, plead ed guilty to the charges preferred against them. The charges against this one wbo did not enter a plea of guilty were dismissed. The others were fined $25 each, but sentences ot three were suspended. No charges other than those of gambling were preferred against the member of the party who ls said to have stood an of ficer off with a pistol and made his getaway. In the magistrate's court the five "coons" were adjudged guilty ot the charges against them and were sen tenced to pay tines of $20 each or serve 30 days on the chalngsfig. Only one member of the gang waa able to fork over tbs cash, the others golnc to thp rock pile, where they will spend Christmas and greet the New Year with the souad ot picks digging In the cold, cold ground. One member ot the colored party who was found with a pistol in bis pocket, but who did not draw lt on aa officer and get away, was sentenced to serve ah additional 30 days on tho gang. Tue names of the party appearing In recorder's court have hot been pub lished. The names ot those appearing in the magistrate's court are withheld also. BEST FOB KIDNEYS-S/.YS DOC TOR Dr. J. T. R. Neat, Greenville. So. Car., says that <n his 30 yc?*rs of ex perience hs has found no preparation for the kidneys equal to Foley Kidney Pills. Pain in back and hips Is an indication of kidney trouble-? warb lng to build up the weakened kidneys, make them: vigorous, riding your blood of acids and poisons. Foley Kidney Pills will help any caso of kidney and bladder trouble "not beyond the reach ot medicine. Ia 60c and $1.00 sites. Sold in year town by Evans PLarmaey. There witt be a Ch?ntalas Tree at There will be a present fer every child |a the district. ?^TO?? CHI f&ANK. ACCOUNT i - I . . Parents:-NOW is AC Tlie very bent pr?sent that y little DEPOSIT In this bank, whi Savings accounts; and 5 per ce cates. A Christmas present ol your children how to save mom way you wish lt to grow. Dime Savi J. D. Brown, Pres. J. W. E..Wats LEGAL NOTICES Delinquent Road tax Notice. All dlnlenquent road tax collectors are provided with an official receipt book with numbes, and stub numbes attached. Pay no money to collectors unless you get th0 official receipt aa above provided or. . J. MACK KINO, tl County Supervisor. NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT. The undersigned administrator of the estate of Satan A. Gambol!, de ceased, hereby gives notice that he will on December 23, at ll o'clock a. m., apply to tho Judge of Probate for Anderson County for a final settlement of said estate and a discharge from his office , of administrator. J. N. GAMBRELL, Administrator. A8E8SM.ENT NOTICE Auditors Office, Anderson South Caro lina. This office will be open to receive returns of personal property for taxa tion for the fl8Bcal year from the first day of January, 1015, to the 20th ot February following Inclusive. All personal property must be item i'/ed. Real estate net return od thia year but all transfers of real estate made since laat retorna should be noted upon the return blank when listing say on return to whom sold or from whom bought. The township board of assessors are required by law to Hst'for all those that fail to maka their own returns within Ute time prescribed, hence the difficulty of delinquents escaping the 50 per cent penalty, aa well as Ute frequency of errors resulting from this practice by all moana make your own return and thereby save expense anti touble. Ex-Confederate soldiers are exempt from poll tax, ali other males between tho ages of 21 and 60 years, except those incapable of earning a support from being mained Or other causes shall bo deemed taxable pol). All trustees must get up polls and dogs and turn into board nf assesor on or before the 20th of February. For the convenience of taxpayers we will have deputies to take returns at Ute following placea: Hollands Store o.i Friday, January lat. 1915. Barnes on Saturday, Jan. 2nd. 1915. Iva on Tuesday, Jan. 5th, 1915. Iva Cotton Mill en Wednesday a. m., Jan. 6th, UK. Starr on Wednesday, p. m., Jan. 6, 1916. 1-2 day. Cromers store on Thursday, Jan, 7th, 1915. TownvIUe on Friday, Jan. 8 1916. Autumn on Saturday, Jun. 9,1915. Denver on Monday, a. m., Jan. ll, 1016. 1-2 day. Sandy Springs on Monday p. m., Jan. ilth, 1915. 1-2 a day. L Pendleton City, Tuesday, Jan.. 12, 1915. Pendleton Mill, Wednesday, p. m. Jab. 18th. 1-2 day. Bishop Branch on Thursday, Jan. 14th. 1915. five Forks on Friday, Jam 15,1912. Plercetown on Monday, Jan. 18,1915 Airy Sprints on Tuesday, Jan. 19, Ula " Slabtown on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1915. Cely Store on Thursday. Jan. 21st, 19)5. Wyatt Store on Friday, January 22. [1916. Wiglnghara Btoxa en Saturday, Jan. 22fd. 1916. Piedmont on Monday, Jan. 25,1915. Pether Old MID en Tuesday, Jan, 126th. 1915, Pulser No. 4 Mill on Wednesday, a t.. Jan. 27, 1915. 1/2 oiur. Frankville on We4f<ee%ay, P. M.? Jan. 27, 1915, 1-2 day. - I LUKE, n AV -*J feP Crl&lilMASJ the time for you to f. ?on ran tr\yp vour children ls !i [ch pay? 4 per cent interest on nt on six months time certili ! a bank book will help teach >y. Bend the twig now in the Wllliamston City on Thursday, Jan. 28ih, 1915. Wllliamston Mill on Friday, a. m., Jan. 29th, 1015. Belton City on Tuesday, Feby. 2nd, 1915. Belton Mill on Wednesday, Feby. 3rd, 1915. L. M. Martin Store ou Thursday, Feby. 4th, 1915. Hon ea Path Mill, on Friday, a. m. Feby 5th, 1916. 1-2 day. Monea Path City on Friday, p. m., Feby. 5th, 1915. 1-2 day. Honea Path City on Saturday, A. M., Feby. 6tb, 1915. 1-2 day. All new Behool lines for new.school districts must be in the hand of the auditor on or before the 1st of April so they can be listed in the proper places. If they fail to get in by that time lt won't be. put on the books until the next year. Please BOO that your property ls 'I'sted In thc Tight behool district. ' All tax levies tor school districts must be In hand of the auditor on or by the 1st ot June. WINSTON SMITH, Auditor ci Anderson County. December, 1914. NOTICE OF SPECIAL TEACH KU'S EXAMINATION FOB AMitK SON COUNTY. There will be a special examination for teachers of this county on Fri day, January 16, 1915. for thc purpose of all teachers that have no certifi cate to take advantage of this exam ination. All colored teachers of the county that hele' diplomas from the following colleges will have to take tho exam ination lt Oiey expect to receivo pub lic money for their services: Avery Normal School. Ferguson Williams. Friendship College, Harbison College, and Scofield Seminary. The examination will be held in the' court house at Anderson, S. C.. and will open at nine A. M. and close at four P. M. The examination will be on thu usual subjects. J. B. FELTON, County Supt ot Education. Dee. 1*. 1914. NOTICE OF ELECTION. There will be an election at Simp son ville school house, in Simpsonvillo School District No. 4L on Thursday, December 24, 1914, for the purpose ot levying a special tax of one addi tional mill on all of the taxable prop erty of said district To be used for general school purposes. Polls will open, at eight A. M. and close at four P. M. AU- voters must exhibit a registra tion certificate and tax receipt. By order of the County Board of Education of Anderson county. . n J., B. FELTON. . Co. Supt. Ed. ! Dec. 9, '14, OLD BEN FRANKLIN SAD) . ."A penny saved Is a penny eera, ed.* Bea must have had the HST. . lng possibilities et such a ?tore as tbia Ia salad when he speke.. We carry the has? of every tkag ta the grocery line and try only to make a fair margin of profit. If you are tee bary to call, ?phone as and wa wtB take exaetlag care of year aeeda.. _ J. M. M?COWN Pibas No, lt.