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o OUR DAILY POEM. ?
ORO WINO OLD.
(Read hy Gen. King nt a reunion of j
Civil War Veterans.)
A little moro tired at dosi; of doy.
A IWtle lena anxious to have our way.
A little less ready to srold and blame.
A little moro care for a bro*lier's
And so wo aro nearing tho Journey'n
Where time and oternlty meet and
A little less caro for bonds and gold.
A tittlo more zest for the days of old,
A broader view and a saner mind.
And a little- moro love for all man
A little loan timo on earth nt stny.
And HO wc aro faring ndown the way.
A little more love for tho friends of
A lilllo less zeal for "established"
A little more charity lu our view?,
A little less thirst for thc dnlly nowa;
And so we aro folding our tent? away
And passing in silence at <:losc of |
A little moro leisure tn Blt ano dream
A little moro real unseen things seen, j
A little more near to those ahead.
With. Visions of those long-loved and
Thrice happy, then, if Borne soul oan
"I .hove lived because he has passed
Iii th? Gamo of Loro you can al
ways "take a Heart If you will lead
a. Dlamoud. 4 ?j
One-half of the world may not j
know how tho other half lives. Dut
lt Isn't thu female half.
."'ff you Imagine that women haven't
a sense or humor Just tako a look nt
the- hats they are wearing.
What haa become of tho old-fash
ioned man who UHcd to wear a new
natter collar every Sunday?
lt I? funny, but it ts a fact. The j
ri ch think tho poor are extravagant
and tho poor think the rich are
Since the vacum cleaner displaced
the broom a man can't find-a thine
but his wife's hairpins to clean hi.-, j
After sizing up the people hill
meeta every day. a man can't un
deratand why any one would want to
be a cannibal.
vTho lad who couldn't tell you tho
name of the vice president Is the same
fallow who can tell ye how to run
Misa Vah Voast. In a lecture de
l teared before the Food Reform 80
cjejff In Washington, said that salt
poisons tbe system and urged ita
dlscontnluance as a means nf pro
longing life. Maybe that ts why thoue
Wh'jL- have never earned their salt
offcjn llvo the longest.
The- man who buys an auto car.
Rut ftrnt the price munt borrow,
vtfiil never travel very far
fore he meeta with Borrow. ,
H ta punishment begins indeed
- When lt ls his desire
To show his friends a. blt ot speed
And "Blooey f" goes a tire.
And when he's got .some frienda 'way
To Bosao far sylvan acene^
?tts gladness is all put to rout
By lack of gesollt e.
Yod may be right in what you wrote.
; Of troubles there's a bode)
But boys, they'll dover got Igy goat
. ff? gonna get a Ford!
Ol ll LUI LI: SA V.
An Allderuou boy having bern on
trusted with tho couti ucl of Tin I ii -
lellfgCDCCr feels that a salutatory IH
unnecessary herc where ho was horn
and reared and where he hus always
made his home, with tho exception of
thc row year? that h<: was absent lab
oring on newspapers <>f larger ?:ii ??*H
und ?< quiring exp?rience which could
not have been had at home at Ute
time ho wont nwiiy, and which en
ables him to come back among hi
people und attempt lo run their news
paper for them. Whether lie will suc
ceed lu the undertaking, lime alone
Cftll i'll. Ile Ui going lo make a
sincere effort lo do so. and IK- craves
tin- Indulgence ami thc support of hi:,
home people In thc disk tic has un
Me has no high-sounding platform
to 111 nnci itc, hut promises to put
forth his best efforts to give thc ?ico
plc nf Andcison above all a good
newspaper. 10. he, has been trained to
believe what constitute Btieli. \. to
what shall he Its editorial and rev :;
columns policies, tb" nape'* will, ut
course, continue Its efforts to bc an
instrument for good in thc commun
Thors is news which ls (il to print
and ?her?) is news that Isn't tit. to
print; there are matters which ?rc
well worth editorial comment and
lhere are matters about which an edi
tor would do better to keep quiet.
And in silting as Judge over tha
columns of The Intelligencer he will
choose to the best of his mediocre
ability and somcwhnt youthful judg
ment what lie sincerely believes is
the wisest cnurso lo . pursue, being
open nt all times, of course, to ndvlsu
of older heads, and giving to the peo
ple of Anderson in the end. a? he
has said already, the bcHt newspaper
ho knowH how to flrodueo with the
means ot hand.
L. M. GLENN.
Longfellow coli 10. lake a worthless
piece, of paper .ann .write a poem on
it and make lt worth $GG.OOO-that's
genluB There are Home men who
could write a few words on a piece
of paper and mako lt worth $8.00,000
- that's capital, Tho United .States
cnn take an ounce and a quarter of
gold and mako lt worth-120-that's
money. A mechanic can take material
worth $5 and make lt into watch
springs worth $1.000-that'? ?kill,
i'horo is a mnn in Chicago who can
take a fifty cent pleco of canvas,
paint a picture on lt, and make it
worth $1,000- that'? lirt A tVcok
can take an article worth "fie and
sell lt for $1-that'll business. A wo
man could purchase a hat for 75c
but pr?f?ra one worth $27-that's
foolishness. A ditch digger handles
Bovoral tons of earth for $1.,~>0 a day
-that'? labor. The author of thia can
write a check for $9,000.000. but it
wouldn't bc worth a dime-that's
rough. There are people who will
tell you that other paper? arc as
good aa this-that'? nerve. Thke
$5.00 and got a year's subscript ton to
Tho Intelligencer-thut's common
FORD'S VIEW ON LABOR,
It ls a fact significant of the mime
uluoa growth of the motor car Indus
try that*-the . moat prominent figure
today in tthc. C. S. government? ef
forts to reconcile capital and labor
should be a motor car manufacturer.
That man Is Henry Ford of Detroit.
And the testimony which ho recently
gave lo the Federal ludtistri.il Com
mission, was easily the moat Impres
sing and convlcing that has been of
fered. A burst of applause r.jrept
through 'the aldirmanlc chamber in
thc old New York city hall when Mr.
Ford, testifying, said quietly: "We
Will guarantee-to take every man out
of Sing Sing and make a man or
In explaining tito purposes and tho
actual resulta .of the stupendous Ford
Profit-Sharing Plan Mr. Ford said.
"If employers ot labor have a gen
uine Interest Sn the linnjrovoment of
the condition of labor, no conditions
that are irksome or distasteful will
be laid upon tho men." This ls even
more to the point: "Wo cannot ex
pect a man to give Us hts best efforts
when, he ls'in dobt and has not enough
to keep his family on.4^
Naturally, some of the representa
tives of capital and large employers
present al the session-were curious
to know whether thia distribution In
one year ot shoot $10.000,000 of Ford
profits, "really paid or' not."
Mr. Ford Smiled and said: "I don't
know how you would figure that out;
however, there bas been an lacrease
of between 16 and 20 per cent ef
ficiency sine the Inauguration of tho
$5-a-day minimum wage, and the pro
fit-sharing plan.?' '
it ls Interesting to see how that
i ntimate of Kn- increased efficiency,
"between IS and liO per cent," is
linnie ?nit in tin- production of Ford
run?. Lani year the Ford Motor foin
puny manufactured and delivered ZA'J,
M'J car?. Thia year, between August
let, IU11 and August lat, 1916, 300,
000 Forde will be manufactured and
Hold at retail, and. thut accomplished.
Kurd purcliUHora will share lu Ford
prollla. To reach the 300,000 mark
means au Increase of a bou I 20 per
cent over last year*s production
Ford production for August. Septem
ber, October und November showed
an Increase of josi about 100 per
cent, over the Correspond I og period of
last year. In other words. Ford
schedule for fulfilment or the 300,
.Kio production lum a margin now of
nearly KO per cent. Also, it ls clear
Huit Kurd efficiency-under one year
of the profit-sharing Alan-has in
creased between in and li"? per cent,
aa .Ur. Kord conservatively atated td
the Federal Industrial Commission.
lt F A I, MORALITY.
"Provincialism Is not morality,"
says Dr. Frank Crane, "many con
HCicnttouu people feel that whatever
is different in immoral.
"To many un honest villager and
farmer tho city is a sink of Iniquity.
The unconscious ground for thia con
viction ls simply that so ninny thing.;
aro done lu cities to which tho rtirni
dweller is not used.
"1 lind a very common expression
of opinion among those of any na
tion, section or race, that those of nn
other nre unite loose in morals. The
English think Kn nt h uro libertines,
and the french think English nre hy
pocrites. Methodists* imagine shock
ing Illings of Rom?n Catholics, nm!
the latter can curdle your blood with
ICCOtmta Ot tho vileness of Methodists.
A church member in Kansas lookn
upon a (ierman sipping beer to music
in a gurden as on the tohogban slid':
to moral wreckage.
"I would define real morality ns that
principle In a soul which respects Hie
sanctities of lire, maintains loyalty In
love, seeks and enjoys useful dally
work suhJcctH all desires to judgment,
subordinates personal to altruistic,
motives, abhors dirt, ls stern toward
self, and lenient towards others.
Wherever you lind a principle work
ing these works In a man, you have
found morality, whether the man be
white, yellow.- Chris; hui or Moham
medan, consumer of grapcjulce or of
MONROE AM? HIS DOCTRINE.
Wednesday was the 157th anniver
sary of tho birth of the only presi
dent of tho United States * ho" car
ried through life tho scars nf wounds
received during the struggle for in
dependence. Ho. In a man known to
tho present generation chiefly
through hlH ''doctrine." Having sahl
thus ranch, it is almost needless lo
add that the man was James Monroe.
It ls evident that liad he not writ
ten the famous message on l>eceniber
?.. lRUlt. wnrning lOuropcnn powers
that America would not tolerate the
further extension of their colonial
powers in America, his name would
mean much less to us than it does.
In reality the doctrino was lens lils
own than that of his distinguished
advisors, but it has given him a kind
of immortality. The Monroe Dor
trine han changea its meaning with
the passing of tito years and lt may
he modified In thc future, hut lt ls the
greatest single Instance of an un
written lnw. American? who lind lt
difficult to understand how Great
Drltnln can exist without a written
constitution may gain enlightenment
hy considering the unceasing potency
and Importance of a principio that is
nowhere written in a treaty or stat
ute books or as a decision of any
court Nevertheless it ls one Of the
biggest forces In thc Western hemi
sphere, although its founder might
not always be ablo to recognize lt in
lt? modern application.-Charlotte
REVIEW OF WEEK ON
NEW YORK. May 1.--Some reduc
tion of activity was observed in this
week's operations of th.' stock ex
change, hut thc volume of business
at every session was large enough
to warrant the belief that public in
terest remains keen. More than a
fair proportion of trading was tn
shares of "war contract" companies.
Minor equipment ;?tul industrial com
panies recorded gwins of ft to almost
20 points In stocV.
Standard stocks of the sort that
make their appeal to conservative in
vestors were relatively dull aud rec
orded .docllnea of 3 to 5 points from
the best price sa fortnight ugo. Cul
led States Steel, led to moro promi
nent Industrials, rlaing to within a
fraction of ita high figure of the
year, notwithstanding a rather ad
verse showing for the first quarter of
Rurone was the constant seller
here, but not to a very considerable
ATLANTA. May 1.-The application
of Jitney boa owners for a permanent
injunction restraining the cltv from
enforcing the ordinance regulating
their operations waa denied In thc
superior ?oort today. An appeal waa
taken. May 6tb waa the date set fer
the argument. They wilt operate un
der the temporary restraining order
MILITIAMEN ARE OFF
ON ?HEIR FIRS! HIKE
OVER FIFTY STRONG THEY
SET OUT YESTERDAY
FOR HIGH SHOALS
ONE OF SERIES
Company Now Has 68 Men-Ex
peet to Enlist Seven More
Som?- ..(( young oicn from tho city "f
Anderson, all members of Hie local
militia company lon tin- elly Saturday
ifternoon at 7 o'clock for lligli Shoals
on tho first hike of ?he nca.-ui. The
company wont in '.||j:lit marching or
der," they having procured wagon
for t lu? conveyance of their tents,
food and bedding. The members ex
pect lo have a groat lilli?- on theil
High Shoals was unanimously de
cided on as tho beni place for Hie
camp. This place affords au ideal
camping ground for Hie company and
ls not so very far out. The rlwcr ls
near and bathing is good. lt is but
Ti miles oui of town, and tho roads are
cany. The onrty expected to make
the traiiij) lu Q little over an hour.
They will spend Sunday on the river.
This ii Ike is the first of u series
that ls to be taken. The local com
pany ls ono of thc largest In the
state and they expect to bring home
some peiiuants for tho liest -drilling
and maneuvers at .tho encampment
which ls to he he'd this summer. The
company in now composed of tis men.
and the number of uniforms and
equipment will only allow a total en
rollment of ",'? men.
The officers of tho company expect
to enlist seven moro men before the.
incampmont and have thc fullest, bent
looking, ; d best drilled company in
ihe rcglm^at. There is a great deal
more interest being manifested in the
company now than before.
SEASON FOR EARLY
CLOSING OF STORES
BEGINNING MONDAY PLACES
OF BUSINESS WILL TAKE
IT EASY PpB SUMMER
MAY CLOSING AT 7
Beginning With June the Hour of
Closing Will Bc Advanced
Beginning Monday afternoon the
atores of Anderson- will close at 7
This has been unanimously agreed
to by all of the merchants of the city.
They freely signed the petition circu
lated by Mr. ("liarles Langston. The
first month of carlv closing is May
and tho closing hour has been ohoson
is 7 o'clock.
Beginning with June, the hour will
be changed and stores will close at 6
and Gran o'clock, *,....
Many stores will begin and close at
(1:30 o'clock on Monday afternoon, but
the majority will wait until next
month to begin the real early closing
a*id will then make the hour G o'clock.
The early closing hours do not. of
course, apply to Sathrdays.
Expansion and Prosperity.
(Thc New Yotkj Herald.)
The American people .'for eight
years-ever ni?ee 1907-bavo been
economizing aqd wearing'-out their
They are now going, to- buy some
now garments and incidentally also,
as shown by the brilliant success of
the $5.000,000 auction sale of carpets
and rugs in this city within the last
few days-some new floor coverings
and other "fixln's."
When a hundred millions ot popu
lation stop hoarding and begin to
release their savings and spend
money there ts going to be stimula
tion and expansion tn all directions.
The Western farmer has been en
riched by the foreign demand for his
cereals at ccrslstcntly record-break
ing high prices, and tho (Southern
cotton producer, who but a tow
months ago expected to bc ruined by
thc absence nf European markets for
his staple is now getting remunera
Incidents that aro chronicled from
day to day show how the wheel.; of
traffic, industry nn* trade are begin
ning to revolve moro quickly. The
Pennsylvania railroad in ,? one week
puta at work 5.000 theretofore idle
cara, railway earnings generally im
prove, money Is in better* demand
throughout the country, bank' clear
ings expand, and thor great steel and
Iron industry revives as ?pring
weather stimulates building opera
tions and restored credit onablea the.
railways to placo long deferred or
ders for material and equipment.
Oeat harvests, unexampled ex
ports with resulting command of the
world's exchanges, sound money, as
sured easy cr?dita and releas* of the
energy and enterpVlse of the Ameri
can peo'.ile from the long period of
oppression give aasuiM "*< that the
country ts entering oom x period of
unexampled i expansion u*d prosper
m 1 Tv
NO LACK OF SHIPS FOR
WELDON RING SAYS CON
TRARY BELIEF CAUSED
Of Merchant Ships Made Radi
cal ?linncrr>!t ? Neces
PHILADELPHIA, May L-Welding
l'i?ng. In an address before the Amer
ican Academy or Political and Social
Science, asserted today that, not
withstanding g?nerai misinformation
to tho contrary, there Is now and has
been available practically ever since
tho war begun, ample loading ton
nage for shipping their wares from
American markets to South. America.
Most of these vessels were under for
olgn registry, however, he said, and
radical changes would have to be
made in American laws before the
United Slates could take Its place
among thc leading nations of thc sea.
.Mr. King said in part:
"A wrong impression lias been
throughout the United States, that
we do not have sufficient communi
cation with all Ute various countries
throughout South America and Cen
tral America. To thone In the chip
ping trade, lt is hardly n ecos sar to
state that since tho war commenced
there has scarcely been a period
when there was not ample tonnage
londingTor the requirements of
"It ls. however, humiliating to
think thal tho United States, prob
ably the most advanced country in
tho world In thc manufacture and
value o fits, articles must depend
upon foreign tonnage to carry its
products throughout the world. When
the chango will come is difficult to
predict, but it is certain thal but lit
tle progress wil' bc made In building
up a merchant marine under the
Stars and Stripes until we get more
intelligent and broader legislation at
Washington than has been served to
us during recent years. Very many
plana have been suggested, numerous
bills have boen introduced in con
gress and debates have been long and
ardous, and without any, or at least
very little, result and benefit.
"The nearest approach to anything
hencucial was the act passed last Au
gust by congress, which for a brief
period permits the purchase of for
eign built vessels and their transfer
to the United States flag, and their
operations also for a limited period,
without many of the existing draw
backs ot our navigation laws. Under
this act, up to the present time. 13?
steamers have been transferred from
foreign to United States flag. Unfor
tunately Just aa congress closed' it
paaaed a bill generally known as the
"seaman's bill.' when contained nu
merous conditions that add to the al
ready too heavily hardened American
shipping. How thu difficulty is M
be overcome is a problem very dif
ficult to solve, but it ls certain to be
one that must come to" the front .very
largely In tho immediate futuro."
Aiken Dispensaries Closed.
COLUMBIA, May 1.-Governor Man
nie,", today ordered all dispensaries tn
Aiken county closed. He took this
action because one ? member of thc
county board baa been enjoined lo Mia
nflurt and the ether two members are
at loggerheads. JV V '?^^gW?
nore skol tons oilclothes
rics of thc thinnest lexi
Beaches and Tropical VV<
Stripped of the last-vest
weight, and tailored sb.
their shape despite the
The absence of lining is i
ihc strength and stability
needled into the scams of
while they are the lightes
tier clothes, they are assn
:irst for Style,
s $5, $7, $7.50, $8.50, $1
"Thc Store v
WASHINGTON. Muy 1.-With Yel
lowstone Purk open August 1 to self
propelled vehicles, it is a certainty
that road travel will greatly increase
tb the Northwest country. Transeon
tincntnlists will he able to cover the
Yellowstone circuit; then, continuing
northwesterly, take tn Glacier park
and reach Seattle through the new ?
Spoqualmic Pass road. Southerly to '
P&rtland will come tho opportunity '
to see thc wonderful Columbia river
highway. San Francisco is, of course,
the real mecca for thc large major
ity this summer.
In his recently Issued order. Sec- j
rctary of the Interior 1-ane has ac
centuated a wide-awake policy in the !
direction of making it possible for
Americans to "See America First."
While it is true that State and local
automobile clubs and commercial
bodies promptly followed thc sugges
tion of President John A-, Wilson of
the American Automobile association,
that they make clear to tho depart
ment of thc interior the quito general
desire for the admission of motor
vehicles into Yellowstone Park, lt
must not be iorgollen- that previous
secretaries of thc interior had been
similarly petitioned with very intan
But iSecretary Lane took a real In
terost in thc matter and referred lt to
his competent assistant, Stephen .T.
Mather, for thorough Investigation
and decision. Familiar with the
western country though the owner ot
a farm in Connecticut, Mr. Mather
promptly proceeded to Ute subject
and decided upon the pl ms necessary
to admit of the Introduction of tho
modern form of roads transportation.
In the official bulletin from Secre
tary Lane reference ls made to thc
necessity of new telephone lines,
cheeking stations, and Imposing reg
ulations which will insure a safe use
of park roads by motor cars aa well
as by horse-drawn vehicles. Thia
extract from the official communica
tion concisely slzsi, up the situation.
"Plans carefully worked out by of
ficials of the interior department,
with the cooperation of the army of
ficers, at Ute park, call for a schedule
which will keep the automobile trai
ne entirely Independent of the stage
traffic. All the regular traffic will
move Jn one general direction in
making the circuit of the park; the
automobiles leaving half an hour be
fore the sldgee, both morning and
Scenes from 'Tis? Bartle of th
production featuring Lillian Gish
fashioned from fab
ige of ?nuecessarv
deftly as ip - hold
sheerness, of the
nore than offset by
y our special tailors
?1 and coolest of all
redly the.- Smartest
O and up.
oith a Conscience"
ed to Autos
evening, from tho different, entrances''
or from lite intermediate station:; nt
which they are checked in.
"It is . expected that thc road
through tlie park will be a link in.
the highway to the Northwest, and
will -give.'thc motorlat^who. hv. contem
plating a western trip an oppbrtuni:
ty of seeing several of the otl.i r na"?"
tional narks. Mt. Rainier and Crater
l.ako 'National parka would be reach-.
.ablo, and the motorist; continuing his**
tour through California, could visit,
the exposition? at San Francisco and
San Diego. Crossing tho Sierra Ne- *
vadau on his return journey, ho ;
could pass through .thc Yosemite Na
tional Park,' over the scepic Tioga
road which Secretary lAne has just
accepted on behalf of tho govern
"The Tioga road was built in 1881
by eastern capitalists to reich n ?
minto which soon after failed. In
tho years aince it has fallen into com .
plete disuse. Several efforts to se
cure Ifs purchase by the United
States'or California have failed. Ar
rangements for. its private 'purchase
were successfully ?tarted by Mr..
Mather on a recent (rip to tho coast,
and public spirited, citizens and or- .
gantzatlons In California are now ?
completing those subscriptions.''
Aulverwary of Dewey's Victory.
WASHINGTON. May 1.-Secretary '
DanielB sent congratulations of him
self and tho fleet assembled at Hamp- .
ton Roads to Admiral Dewey on the...
anniversary Of Dewoy'B victory at.
Manila. ' The Manila Ray Society:
held ita annual reunion tonight at tho.
Army and Navy Club, lt ls compon
ed of officers who served with Dewey ^
at Maulla. The admiral wasn't ablo'
to attend. .
Asheville Maa ?ulUy of Forgery.
SPAJtT?NBUUO, May 1.-MadlBon
Woodly. the Asheville man who plead
ed guilty to the charge of forgery, '
before Judge Mended !.. Smith at tho:
recent'session of tho criminal court.'
was 'Thursday taken to Capt. Casey's .
chaingang to begin serving his sen
tence of four years. Wood foy waa'
sentenced to. servo six years. Judge'
Smith ordering two yenra auspendod '
du ri tig good behavior.
You can get the news while Its new
In The Morning Daily Intelligencer.
?$&6*/? the Mutual Masicrft?ce
? '^ta?^Anfiet^on'' Monday.