THIS AMOUNT REPORTED
RAISED BY LOCAL COM
THOSE GI VIN G
List of Contributors to tito Fond ]
?nd Amounts Given- by
Slightly less thar. $260.00, or, to be
exact $259.94, WBB raised locally for
the Bllgian Christmas Fund, and last
night the Rev. J. H.-. Gibbonry. who
served aa chairman ot the committee
in charge of the canvas, telegraphed
the amont of the contributions to
Henry Clews, of New York, who is the
treasurer of the national committee
having charge of this worthy move
The final meeting of the local com
mittee was held yesterday afternoon
at the chamber of commerce and con
tributions reported a1! follows: -
Paramount <ttieatre .$61.00
First BaptiBt church ........A. 24.10
First Presbyterian church .... 27.50
Grace Episcopal -. 27.76
St. John'B Methodist .'.j?.$40.00
Central Presbyterian . 9.86
St. Joseph's Catholic.$29.00
West Market Street school.1.88
MIBB Estes' school . 1.90
First Baptist, Williamston _ 33.00
First Methodist, Wllliamston .. 14.00
The movement to raise among the
people of Anderson a contribution to
the Belgian Christmas fund was be
gun several weeks ago. After sever
al meetings at the chamber of com
merce for the purpose of deciding
u pon ways and means of raising the
funds it was agreed to have printed a
number of contribution envelopes for
distribution among the congregations
of the city and county churches. At
the first meeting for this purpose the
mangement of the new Paramount
motion picture theatre agreed to give
a portion of its receipts on the open
- When arrangements had been com
- pleted for carrying on the canvass the
pastors of all churches and superin
tendents of all Sunday schools in UM
city and county were invited to a
meeting. Arrangements were made for
dlstrubuting the envelopes and col
lecting them and turning them Into
the committee, at a meeting which
was to have been held at the chamber
. of commerce last Friday night For
some reasons several members of the
committee did not report at the meet
ing set for Friday night, and lt waa
decided to postpone the matter until
Monday afternoon at S o'clock.
At this hour yesterday afternoon^
practically.the entire committee gath
ered at the chamber of commerce and
canvassed the resalta of the camp/.gn.
In addition to members of the com
mittee there were others present at
the meeting who were ot the opinion
that at this meeting the matter of pro
viding some means of relieving local
conditions would be brought up. Hov -
ever, as the mayor had been called
upon to take this matter in charge,
Come and See
In Dugans Window
At 5 p. m. Thursday we will
give every child under twelve
a Xmas present that gives us a
correct solution of the jumble.
S s -o
Ask Dugan Why?
Watson Vandiver Bldg.
the most depesvfahte an
ed for easy selection
We have planned, ag aw
atnie, so that those leno esma
wfll malrodesasiona easy.
The same regard Ipr mn
permost tlineghl hence a gi
We call partncolar attest
Charms . Cwfl
w. -nu icfen
?nd had already called upon the pas
tors of the churches to appoint mem
bers for a general committee, the Bel
gian Relief commute decided to ao
nothing that would conflict with the
work of the larger committee. Before
adjourning, however, they adopted
resolutions endrsoing the work which
the larger committee had undertaken.
ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 21.-A banner
crop of whiskers is predicted for
Georgia next year by E. E. Limbaugh,
chairman cf the State board of bar
ber examiners. Mr. Limbaugh is ex
ceedingly worried over the failure of
thousands of barbers to take the State
examination demanded by the last leg
I iBlaiure, pay their fees, and prove
themselves sanitary, harmless and not
too full of conversation.
"Georgia * citizens will have an un
usually large crop of whiskers," said
Mr. Limbaugh. "Because she will be
a barber less race. Out of 4,500 bar
bers only 300 have applied for li
censes, and no business can be dono
without a license except in jails.
State prisons and towns of less .han
5,000 population, where whiskers run
The barber who gets in before the
first of the year can cop out a license
for twa dollars, but after tn nt the
bargain sale is off ami five trucks is
The Cotillion Club of Atlanta, the
ultra swell dancing set, has chosen
Raymon Hitchcock In "The Heat: i y
Doctor," for its annual theatre party
this year. Every season the Cotillion
Club ha? one big theatre night, when
lt takes half the first floor at the At
lanta theatre and goes In a body to
enjoy it, leaving after the curtain falls
for a dance at one of the hotels.
The Atlanta has an unusually good
booking for Just after the holidays.
"Potash and Perlmutter" ls coming
next week, with Billie Burke and
George Arliss and "The Little Cate"
in. the near future. C
Geojaia Sbrlners, and members of
the order throughout the country are
greatly pleased at the ruling handed
down hy Judge H. L. Patterson of the
Blue Ridge circuit restralng a negro
organization from using the name, in
signia, emblems and other belongings
of the Ancient Arabic Order of the
Nobles of tho Mystic Shrine.
The negro organization calls Itself
Rabban Temple, Ancient Egyptian 'Ar
abic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic
Shrine ot North 'and South America
and their jurisdiction, thereby giving
a few extra words for good measure
and'pleasing the African taste for
Judge Patterson acted because all
the Atlanta Judges ar? members of
the oruer, or have relaUves in Yaarah
The negro shrine was organized in
Washington in 1902. The local tem
ple was 'chartered in IMS but local
Shrlners heard little of it until after
the recent national Sarine conven'.icn
here, when the negroes became offen
sively conspicuous. Thu petition'' ls
based On the fact that the negro or
der uses an exact imitation of the
Shrine badge, uses the same names
for officers of the temple, the same fez
and the same emblems used by tho
Chief Beaver of the Atlanta police
department does not belle .? all the
stories of hold-ups and burglaries that
are reported, to him. He does not
think tho "wave of crime" is so bad as
it is painted by the sensational press.
The chief quotes two Instances
where reported hold-ups were investi
gated and it was found that the "vic
tims" were financially short and had
framed up stories to account for the
money being missing. It ls also a
common belief that at least two re
ported crimes recently laid to "bur
glars" were not really burglaries, but
one clearly the suicide Of a mau deep
ly involved financially and the other
the visit ot a young society man to a
home - where be had no business,
J'hieb resulted in his shooting by the
ead of Ute family.
"The Worst of the present depres
sion hes passed," says Robert F. Mad
dox, chairman of the Georgia commit
tee which will have, charge of the
State's share of the Wade cotton pool
of I135.COO.OOO. Mr. Maddox, who ls
vice president of the American Na
tional bank, baa Just returned from a
trop to Washington, where be Joined a
conference on details of the loan
Mr. Maddox said $69.000,000 of the
fund had been received but It would
y and Desirable
of ?Us store reflects tba ?pint of
?rabie nature are attractively ?Sani
rer before, to main ow stock as coi
My find St hart! to decir?? ?bat to f
xlity which Ita* always characterise
ft bought Isafe clurrie* m guarantee
ion to the low price? on goods of t
? f Airs _ Fontein) Pms
ESE fit Co., Tl
be the latter part of next week be
fore the full amount would be ready
"We were disappointed to learn tbat
the committee would lend only five
cents on cotton instead of six cents,
the original idea," said Mr. Maddox.
"Neither did wo understand that the
borrower would be expected to put up
three per cent, of the loan as a guar
antee fund and to cover expenses.
However, it must be remembered tbat
this one million dollars whi^h ls sub
scribed through the north and west is
to be loaned In the South and if cot
ton should decline below six cents per
pound the lending banks would have
no authority to cal for additional mar
gin; and in banking circles twenty per
cent, markin is not considered unrea
Mr. Maddox said the worst feeling
In New YcVk was over and financiera
saw indications that things would bc
much better soon.
Through the persistent offerts of
Governor Slaton it has been definitely
determined that the bonds of Slate
and county officers in Georgia do not
require government war tax stamps,
despite the ruling of Collector Blalock
of Atlanta otherwise. The governor,
who is a Arm believer in State's
rights, doubted the authority of the
collector to Impose the tax and by go
ing straight to headquarters secured
a ruling in favor of the State as offi
The following letter to the governoi
from W. H. Osborn, commissioner ot
internal revenue at Washington, ex
"His Excellency Governor John M.
Slaton, Atlanta, Qa.
"I have the honor of acknowledging
the receipt of your letter of the 10th
instant in which you inquire whether
bonds given by State and county offi
cials guaranteeing the faithful per
formance of their duties are subject
to the stamp tax under the act ot Oc
tober 23, 1914.
"In reply you are Informed that tho
bonds given to a State or county by
officers thereof, guaranteeing the
faithful performance of their duties,
are not subject to tax.
"W. H. Osborne,
The controversy started In Georgia
when a clerk in the executive depart
ment csjled up the office of the Inter
nal revenue collector in Atlanta and
inquired, whether official bonds were
liable to. the tax. He was Informed
that they were. The governor felt
that the tax was an unnecessary bur
den upon county officers, and wrote a
letter to Washington to gain an offi
cial ruling. Meanwhile the governor's
office was flooded with inquiries from
1 anxious county officials. They have
been saved a total ot about one thous
and dollars by the ruling obtained by
Thb dura-dura bullet, vh ch hos
caused so much talk in the ?Joropean
I war, haa made Its appearance in At
I lan ta. Jasper Devore of Geneva, N. Y.
i waa picked up In the night by a lo
cal detective and accused of being a
traveling blind tiger. -When he was
! searched a gun 1 was found, loaded
with cartridges which closely resem
ble the notorious "dum-dums" which
the English are accused of using tn
-tue war. Devora Bays he bought the
gun in a pawnshop, already loaded, so
tt will be hard to trace the origin of
I the objectionable bullets. The matter
will hardly reach The Hague tribunal.
DEATH OF MRS. LIDDELL.
LOWNDE8VILU? Dec. 21.-Mrs.
Allie May Liddell, one of Lowndea
ville'a beloved matrons, died at her
home here Thursday morning after an
Illness of about three weeks.
Mrs. Liddell was the eldest daugh
ter of Rev4, and Mrs. H. C. Fennel. She
was born at Cross HUI, S. C., 34 years
ago, a portion of her childhood being
spent at Due Wiest, S. C., but the
greater part of her life lived among
the people of Lowndesvllle. She was
married to Mr. Thomas C. Liddell in
March, 1900, an infant son waa 'born
to this union, which ls still living.
After thu birth of her child she grew
gradually stronger but a. few days
past she developed pneumonia, whtch
?ended her suffering early Thursday
morning. The funeral cervices were
i conducted In the Presbyterian church
by the Rev. Mr. Cl ot feller, the inter
ment being in the Presbyterian ceme
I tery Friday morning.
Beside her husband and little non,
she ia aurvlved by her parents. Rev.
and Mrs. H. C. Fennel, three ?isters.
Misa Lila and Minnie Fennell
Lowndesvllle; Mrs. 8. M. McAdams,
Iva, 8. C.; titree brothers. Dr. J. I*
Fennell. Waterloo, 8. C.; Dr. H. C.
Fennell, Jr., Savannah, Ga., and R. C.
Fennell, Columbia, 8.- C.
The harder it ls to grin, the leas
time you have to think about your
troubles while you're making the
! Gin Things
Christmas. Gift things of
ayed 00 every side--arrang
mplcte and drverstfied as pos
ive may find suggestions that
? of worth asad excellence,
one and merit, espectalV ?
?ai 001 htm
Hair Ornaments, etc
ie Progressive Jewelers
- - - i . r
NEW YORK. Dec. 21.-Such hope as
the financial district may have drawn
from last week's decision granting
eastern railroads a general freight
rate advance was largely dissipated
today when it became known that the
Pennsylvania- Public Service Commis
sion had ordered a drastic reduction
in coal freight rates. While, officials
of the roads professed to regard the
decision as entirely local, speculative
Wall street evidently received it in a
less favorable spirit. Reading and ?
Lehigh Valley shares fell to new low
prices for the present movoment.
In the final hour the Hst showed
further unsettlcment and lower prices.
The decline waa led hy United States
Steel, which finally fell to 49 1-8 or
11-8 above Its minimum figure.
It was reicarded UH ?tgni?eant that
tho committee which controls prices
on the exchange deemed it expedient j
t'o establish new low minimum quota
tions for tue south(|*n group of rr/J.?, ;
including Atlantic Coast Line, Louis- '
ville& Nashville. Seaboard preferred,
and Southern H??way common and ,
preferred. As a matter ot fact there
bas been nv> recent trading in theBe
stocks, most of which have undergone
dividend r?visions during the.closure
of the exchange and since its reopen
During the day's business, which
was far below normal, some of the
equipment shares and Bethlehem
steel preferred showed signs of de
mand at higher prices, but this group
fell back with the entire list at tho
close, which was weak.
Much of the day's news was of a
hopeful tenor. Money rates were eas
ier, some. special 30-day loans made
at 3 1-2 per cent. Exchange on Lon
don fell to its lowest quotation since
last February, on an over-abundance
< Bonds developed a declining ten
dency on exceedingly light offerings.
Total sales; par value, were $1,258,000.
United States coupon 4s advanced
1-8 per cent on call.
New York Cotton
NEW YORK, Dec. 21.-After a some
what irregular morning, the cotton
market became more active and clos- !
ed Arm at a net advance of 2 to ,8
The opening was steady at a de
cline of 6 points |to an advance of one
point and active months held about
3 to 6 points net lowt? during the
early trading under local pressure.
The talk around the ring suggest
ed a general feeling that pre-noliday
realizing waa likely to cause some re
action'after the advance of last
week. Offerings were readily absorb
ed by bouses with European aqd
western connections and the market
turned firmer durlug the afternoon,
owing to the continued absence of
Some of the early sellers covered
on tho advance. Which carried the act
ive months sonar 5 to ? points higher.
The census report 'showing 13,997.
189 bales ginned to December 13,
against 12,927,428 last year and 13.
770,727 In the big crop year of 1911,
appeared to create no fresh sentiment
Spot cotton quiet; middling uplands
7.50; sales 1,400 bales.
. Cotton futures closed firm.
open high low close
January ? * . --V-?:28 7.28 7.28 7.38
March ; . . . 7.49 7.67 7.48 7.57
May . . . . 7.68 7.76 7.65 7.74
July . . . . 7.85 7.94 783 7.93
October . . . 8.14 8.20 8.08 8.19
New Orleans Cotton
NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 21.-After a
decline of 4 to 5 pointa at the opening,
cotton recovere.1 today, worked to a
net advance of 1 to 2 points and CIOB
ed net unchanged to 3 points up. It
was reported that Germany was a
buyer in tho early part of the day.
The census report on ginning, while
called bearish, had no influence of im
portance on the market. Bears said
that lt confirmed record- crop ideas
but the bulls, while they acknowledg
ed this, stated that prevailing price
levels discounted even. the largest
crop Ideas entertained! "
The export movement was of fair
proportions and the heavy receipts
at important shipping points in Ute
belt pointed to an increase in the near I
future. Several spot points quoted
higher prices and private rqnorts tola '
bf an increased demand at the ports '
because ot difficulty in quick handl
ing of cotton in the Interior on ac
count of unfavorable weather.
Spot cotton firm. Sales on the spot
870 bales; to arrive 1,710.
Cotton futures closing:.
January 7.15; March' 7.33; May,
7.51; Jnly 7.72; October, 8.01.
LIVERPOOL, Dec. ai.-Cotton, spot,
in fair inquiry. Prices fair. American
middling fair 5.28; good middling 4.66;
middling 4.42; low middling S.95;
good ordinary 3.33; ordinary 2.88.
Sales 8,000 bules, tncludln? 6,700
American and 1,000 for speculation,
Receipts 9,000 bales, including s>
Futures closed steady.
May-June 4.20 l?t; July-August
4.28; October-Novemhsr. 4.89 1-2;
Cotton Seed Oil
NEW YORK, Dec SI.-Cottonseed
?il advanced ll to 16 points early to
lay on buying for wester? account in
laced by the strength In hud and
light crude offerings, bat near Ute
slose there was a partial setback un
ier realising and lack of demand for
ictual oil. Final prices were 7 to ll
points net higher. Sales 16,400 barrels.
The market closed steady. Spot
I6.6S0S.86; December - $6.6506.80;
tanuary $5.8206.86; February $6.900
1.98; March $6.0606.10; April 86.200
Ul; May $6.3606.3?; June $6.410
148; July $6.640 6456.
NEW YORK. Dec. 21.-Raw sink ad.
von cod Bharply today. Jobbera bougbt
moderate quantities ot domestic cot
ton goods. Print cloths were firmer.
Dress goods re-orders for spring were
beginning to come in.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 21.-Cotton I
ginning up to the period ending De- |
comber 12, made a new record ex- j
ceeding that established in 1911, the i
year of previous record cotton pro- I
duction, by more than 206,000 bales.
This was indicator today in tho
census bureau's report showing 13.
977,189 bales had been ginned prior
to December 13. In the last two years
approximately 92 per cent of the en
tire crop had been ginned prior to
December 13. Calculating this year'p I
crop on that bv?ls. it would exceed '
10,270,000 bales, oklahoma, to Decem- !
ber 13. had ginned 106S,s?8 bales, or I
more thzn produced there in any year
heretofore. Ginning during the period
amounted to 900,982 bales more than
ginned in thc same period in any other
year except 1911.
Ginnings by States:
Alabama* 1,573,183; Arkansas 894,
277; Georgia 2,452,790; Louisiana
415,533; Mississippi 1,085,002; North
Carolina 766,673; Oklahoma 1.068,898;
South Carolina 1,328,395; <^nnessee,|
319,848; Texas 3,875,144; all others
Sea Island glnningB by states:
Florida SO;686; Georgia 37,385;
South Carolina 3,617.
CHICAGO, Dec. 21.-Hogs strong.
Bulk [email protected]; light $6.75?7.20;
mixed [email protected]; heavy $6.80?>726;
rough 3680<S>6.9rj; -pigs $F.:-,/?7.20:
Cattle firm. Native streets $5 30?
10.00; western $5.00?7.90; cows and
heifers $3.10(28.15; calves $6.50?
Sheep slow. Sheep $5.10?6.10; year
lings $C.25?7.10; lambs $6.00?6.25.
CHICAGO, Dec. 21.- Swift dimin
ishing of Btocks of wheat both in the
visible supply and in first bonds
brought prices up today trlth a whirl.
Heavy profit taking followed and the !
close was unsettled but 5-8?3-4 to 1 i
6-8 above Saturday night. Corn rose ?
l-S?l-4 to 3-8?l-2 net; oat? finished .
3-8 off to 1-8 advance, and provisions I
with gains ot [email protected]>17 1-2 to 27 1-2 ad
Grain and provision closed.
December. $1.24 1-2
May. 1.27 1-8
December. 64 6-8 '
May. 70 3-4
December. 48 3-8
May . 62 6-8 -
.Over in New Jorsey they Jailed a
man who was carrying a cornet be
cause he couldnt play it. What pun-!
ishment do they reserve for those I
who think U?ey can play a cornet?
Philadelphia North American.
Complaints that Lord Kitchener in
holding back newe may ne based onj
the suspicion that he's keeping lt for
Irwin Cobb.-Washington Post .
Look here friends
hesitated whether tc
You must make 3
weather conditions 1
friend*, nor is Santa
while our stock is ct
promptly. I have 1
dollars worth that 1
and you will not be d
I hope to have fifi
you will not have to
their satisfaction? an
so come on and see 0
lection of merchant!
C. S. M
(Will be closed Chrii
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o O O O O O O O O O O O O J ? o o o o o
o PENDLETON NEWS o|
Mr. and Mrs. Jo? Sltton have re
turned from Mount Vale where they
bave been spending some time.
Miss Elate Sloan of Clemson was
visiting in town this week.
Mrs. H. H. Saddler, who has been
on tho sick list for some time, has
Rev. W. M. Owens, tho pastor of
tho Methodist church of thia place,
has Just moved into the parsonage.
We feel that all Pendleton will be
mighty pleased with Mr. Owens as
he comes highly recommended as a
pastor and citizen. i
The Ladlee A'.d Society of the ,
Presbyterian church held a called
meeting at t'je home of Mrs. M. M.
Hunter Mor-Jay afternoon. |
Mr. 15. Cooper, a substitute mail ]
carrie^, ls Ailing Mr. Graham's place
for a while.
School closes today for Christmas
holidays. All teachers leave this af
ternoon for their respective homes.
Mr. T. L. Hanna, principal, goes to
Hendersonville, N C., Miss Hennant
to Ridgeway, Miss Gertrude MaHaf
fey to Townville, Miss Belle Mc- ,
Cutchen to Remberts and Miss Cole ,
to Lynchburg, S. C.
Miss Alice Belle Newton, who is at
tending Lander College, came homo
this week tv> spend Christmas with
Miss Nettie Terrell of Chlcora Col
lege comes home today to spend
Christmas holidays with relatives and
Mrs. Julius Aull is on the sick list
at this writing.
Mr. John Ellis Evans, who ls at
tending medical college at Charleston,
IB spending the holidays with his par
Mrs. Banks ot Augusta, who has
been boarding at Harris House for
some time for benefit of her health,
ls Improving slowly and thinks of
going to Asheville soon.
Rev. H. B. Pant conducted prayer
meeting at the Baptist church Thurs
All. teachers of our school attend
ed teachers meeting at Anderson last
Saturday and report a very interest
ing and profitable meeting.
Miss Maggie darlington visited rel
atives and friends in our town last
Only one more week until Christ
mas day. We trust that all may have
a pleasant time during Ute holidays.
o CHEDDAR NEWS *
We are In the midst of preparation I
for Christmas. Everyone ls making
plans for the holidays, the happiest
time of the year. We are hoping that
Tuesday night will be "fair and fine".
BO that our box party will be a suc
cess. Seven o'clock bas been the hour
appointed for the beginning.
Miss Maggie darlington waa an un- *
expected, though very welcome, vlsi- j
tor to our school last Thursday.
Petrograd officially stated lt was '
"inconvenient" to hold Lodz. We
gathered as much from the dispatch
es.-St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Turkey might Bave timo by provid
ing Itself with a series of form letters
to be used whenever apologies are de
Every day now we are expecting'
Liberia to issue a black paper.-New j
i, the weather hat been h
> come or not, and now
/our ?elections now. No
ire* you are not going t<
GLus going to stay awi
>mplete. Plenty of sales p
holiday merchandise for
tas not been touched. E
ty extra clerks for these li
i wait. I have taken care
id I am going to do it evei
?ur pretty new store and i
10 and 25c Store
itmaa Day.y 220 Soi
TOWN TILLE NEWS, o
The Christmas boliadys ar? about
ber? and the young people are antici
pating a good time.
The friends, of Julius Marlett of
Pair Play will be sorry to learn that
he ls still in a most critical condi
tion. It will be remembered that Mr.
Marrlett was stabbed last week by a
Georgia negro whom he was attempt
ing to arrest for crime committed in
Mr. Lawrence Martin of near Far
mer's Store has purchased the farm
known as the Coats place, and will
move to lt soon.
Adam Brewer, a negro in Fair Play,
shot and killed himself Instantly last
Saturday. It is said that debt was
; the cause of tills rash act.
i nance Gaines, a negro, was recent
ly arrested and lodged in jail for
. shooting Mr. J. B. Shirley's mall box.
lt. N. Compton and family of Green
ville have moved to tho old Compton
place near Townvllle.
Rev. W, B. Hawkins and family
will move to Starr soon.
Dr. W. F. Hunt, who has been ill
for some time, is still confined to An
, dorson hospital.
I Notwithstanding the very low price
j a right good deal of cotton ls being
sold in this community.
I A good many of the farmers are
taking advantage of the extremely
cold weather killing their future pork
We Can Raise
Thal is-bj maida* your
inoucy go farther sa the pur*
chase of good meats. We cut
meat and we ?ure alto catting
Ithe prices; reed these prices.
Lom Steak, per pound 20c
Beet Roast, per pound 15c
Pork, par pound ISc and 20c
AO others m proportion, ead
16 ounce/.'.o the pound.
G. P. FOWLER
?ad and you have
time is growing
matter what the
> disappoint your
y. Come quickly
?opie to serve you
all, thousands of
Wt fail to come
ist three days, so
of all comers to
ato the last day,
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TUB wCr naen ui nc
' . 4M
Uh Main St.
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