* IARWG MODIFIES
CANDIDATE FOR APPOINTMENT
NEED NOT STAND AT THE
HEAD OF LIST.
. THIRD HINGEST NAT GET JOB
About Thirteen Thousand Postoffices
of First, Second and Third Classes
Are Affected by This Order,
Washington. - President Wilson's
order for selection of first, second and
third class postmasters under civil
.service requirements was modified
by President Harding to give a wider
Aeld from which postmasters may be
Instead of being required, to select
the candidate standing highest ir a
civil" service examination for any
.specific postmastership, the adminis
tration may, under this order, give
tke place to any one of the three, at
the head, of the qualtfied list.
About 13,000 postofffies of the frst,
second and third class are affected
by the order which, it was announced
at tde White House would be applied
to all selections made for those
ces. In making the announce
a l .t, President H arding issued a
-- tatement saying he hoped, congres
ould take a further step in the same
diretion by placing first, second and
third class postmasters under the
classfied civil service.
A Record Sugar Crop.
Washington.-Final figures on 1920
sugar production in the United States,
issued by the crop estimates bureau
gmd covering both cane and beet su
gar production, confirmed previous in
dlications of a record crop, exceeding
the best previous. crop in 1916.
Britain Denies Russian Rumor.,
London.-There has been no formal
recognition of the soViet government
etRussi aby Great Britain and the
situation with reference to recognition
has not changed since the conclusion
at the prellminarY Anglo-Russian
trading agreement, the foreign office
. S. to Lose $1,200,000000.
W gton.-Loss to the goverm
ration of the railroad un.
fed control will be about $,.
A00,00,, r $300,000,000 more than
t r)Twer Director General
S United Orders Decrease.
New York.-The monthly tonnage
~. eport of the United States Steel cor
poration, made public, showed 5,845,
324 tons of unfilled orders on hand
~April 30. This is a decrease from~
1mfilled orders in March.
Germany Accepts Ultimatum.
Washington.-Germlany has accept
ed the allied ultimatum.
The reichstag, by a vote of 221 tc
1'75, yielded to the final demands o1
the allied powers, and, in so doing,
agreed to fulfill the terms of the
treaty of Versailles, "to the capacity'
of the nation to do so.
Rally In FroreIgn Exchange.
New York.-Cables received by the
internatianal bankers from L~ndon~
and Paris indicating that Germany
Swould accept the reparations ultima
F'tum of the Allies stiffened the local
foreign exchange market perceptibly.
Natural Gas Discovered.
San Juan, Costa Rlca.-Dicovery
pof valuable oil and gas territory neai
jPuerto Limon, on eastern coast of
Costa Rica is reported here.
Four Brothers Cremated.
Cambridge, Mass. - Four brothers
'ere burned to death in a fire here
which partly destroyed their home.
No AccIdent to 16,000,000.
- hicago.-Du1ring the past year the
Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul rail
rd handled nearly 16.000.000 pas
segers, not one of whom was killed.
LaPorte Damaged byStorm.
.Houston, Texas.--The town of La
orte, Texas, was damaged to the
extent of aproimiately $35.000 and
several persons were injured in a
wind storm which swept inland from
the Gulf of Mexico near LaPorte.
'Agree to ArbItrate.
Geneva.-The Swiss Federal Coun.
e il has agreed to arbitrate the long
standing 'boundary dispute between
Venezuela and Colombia. It Is 01
pected that a decision will be ren
dered within twelve months.
Beaufort Will Entertain Denby.
Beaufort, S. C. - Edwin T. Denby,
secretary of the navy, will be tha
guest of Beaufort May 30 and will at
tend the exercises to be held at the
*national cemetery in Beaufort inc
dent to the celebration of national
Bankers Promise Assistance.
New York.-Co-operation in finanmo
in~g cotton exportation was promised
1yy import.ant New York bankers at a
meeting with the committee of Se'h
... bkors and cotton exporters.
STATE HISTORY IS DEPICtE
Irobably Seven Thousand Spectator
Learn Numerous Facts in South
Rock Hill.-Representative men an
women of South Carolina, probably si
or seven thousand strong, sat at th
feet of the students of Winthrop co
loge and learned numerous facts ii
South. Carolina history, hitherto ol
scure, were vividly portrayed.
"Come, See Your State," was the ft
vitation sent out by the college in ax
nouncing the presentation of the pz
geant, "The making of South Cart
lina," and from every county in th
state they responded by the 10s, 201
50s and 100s.
It was conservatively estimated tha
there were 3.000 visitors from outsid
of York county, while from the cit
and county there were several thout
pnd in attendance. From' aged vet(
rans of the army of the Confederac
to school boys in their teens, the
came, the veterans being the.especia
guests of the college.
It was the most gigantic spectU
cle ever presented in the South an
on all sides were heard the words c
commendation for all concerne<
from President Johnson on dow
to the school boys and girls who too
part in the scenes. There were 1
episodes in the pageant and eac
scene was most realistic of the tim
Charleston. - Property owners c
land along a section of the Blnehous
road, near Charleston, have obtaine
an. order to show cause against th
Charleston sanitary and. drainag
committee the phlintiffs seeking -
permanent injunction to prevent th
sommission from, it Is alleged in th
complaints, diverting the present roa<
way to another that will conne<
Charleston with the state highwa:
The order is returnable on May 18.
Manning.-Violators of prohibitiol
operating stills in Clarendon count:
are being promptly 'arraigned befor
the authorities. Sheriff Gamble ha
captured 11 stills and nine men wer
charged with operating these still!
The sherit is doing excellent work i
the cause of enforcing the law of pr<
ibition. He sent up 24 cases at th
last term of court and has alread
listed 15 cases for the June term.
GreenwoA. - Positive denial wa
made here by Joe W. TolDert, nations
committeeman, and republican stat
WaIrman of South Carolina, that pal
1 leaders in Washington have in col
templation the matter of turning ove
federal patronage in South Carolin
to a referee, who -was formerly
"prominent democratic politiciaii.
Tork. -- Representatives . of' th
Young Men's Business league C
Greenville and of 23 other South Cart
lina cities and towns will visit Yor
on the' afternoon of May 16, on thel
"get aqane"tour of the stati
The visitors. will be met .by a delegi
tion of York business men and give
an automobile ride over the pretties
town in the state.
Greenville.--His skull fractured b
a blow with a singletree, Andy Welli
a young farmer of Travelers Rest set
tion of the county, Is in a critical cot
diton in a hospital here. Walter Boi
iprs and his son. Carl Bowers, hai
been placed in jail charged with hal
ing inflicted the wound.
Richmond, Va. (Special)-Afirmin
the judgment of the district court a
Columbia, the federal circui~t appes
court held that Dr. Laouis D). Barbo
physician, of Charleston, S. C., mu!
serve t'hree months in jail and pa
a ine of $1,000 for violation of th
Harrison antj-narcotic act.
York. - One hundred and fitee
white persons took the teachers' e3
amination conducted here by the couw
ty board of education, this being th~
largest number to apply for certif
cates In years. About three-fourths
the applicants were Winthrop stt
Greenville. -Policeman George 2
Burroughs died from an internal hen
orrage caused by a bullet said to hai
been fired by William Thompson,
negro, whom the officer attempted t
Farmers Diversifying Crop.
Orangeburg. - Farmers arouni
Neeses have gone extensively into th
growing of truck and new cropi
Quite a large acreage of tobacco ha
been planted in that section, say
Farm Demonstration Agent L. 2
Wolfe, and they have cut their cotto
acreage about 30 per cent. Beside
tobacco they are plantinig cucumbers
watermelons, cantaloupes, sweet pota
toes and lima beans. Farm Demot
Istration Agent Wolfe is arranging
meeting to be held at Neeses in th
Sumter and Chester Win.
Clinton. - Representatives of nin
high schools competed in the nint
annual state high school declamatio:
contest under the auspices of th
Presbyterian College of South Cart
lina. Three medals were awardet
The first of these went to MortimE
IKahn of Mayesville, declaiming, "W
Have Stoned the Prophets;" second(
Donald Russell. Chester, "Citizer
,ship;", third, Frank Clarke, Sumte:
I"The Fatriot's Sacrifice."
Dr. D. M. Douglas, president of th
FiGURLNG ONE~S IINCOME TAXI
Directions That May, or May Not, Be I
Helpful in Making Out a Cor
In the direction of helpfulness the
Winstead Saturday Night suggests
that if your income is $2,400 a year
and you have a diamond ring and an
automobile and are married to a bru
nette girl twenty-six, years old, you
take the amount of your income, add
a your personal property, subtract your
street number, multiply by your height,
add your wife's height and divide by
. your telephone number.
You will then carry your minus, sep
arated from Tour plus, to schedule G,
- on the tenth line of which you will
a subtract the multiple, which you put
i, on line X, schedule K, entering in col
t If you have a child in the family
0 subtract $200 from your income, add
V the amount of your personal property,
- multiply by your waist measure, sub
tract the size of your collar, add the
7 child's age, multiply by the amount
Y you have given the church during the
year and divide by the number of your
If there are two children you de
duct $400 from your income, add the
weight and age of the second child,
divide by the date of your birth, mul
tiply by the size of your hat and sub,
tract the weight of your mother-In
e The result of the above computation
e should be darried to line VIII., sched
ule I, after deducting from the total
of G, P. and A, and adding F, C and
I L, carrying it to column D, 'which will
8 cover .all taxation except the normal
d and surtax.
NO RAINBOW AFTER DELUGE
e Johns - Hopkins University Professor
V- Explains HoW the Historic Mis
t understanding Came About.
The rainbow after the deluge, de
scribed in the book of Genesis 9:13,
was not a rainbow after all, but a
collection of great fly-brushes of the
ancient oriental gods, declares Prof.
Paul Haupt of Johns Hopkins univer
e sty. Announcement of his discovery
was made by Doctor Haupt at Gouch
er college, at g session of. the American
Oriental society, which held its one
hundred and thirty-third conclave in
The mistake in Genesis, said Pro
fessor Haupt, probably is due to a
& 'misunderstanding of a character on
I one of the old cuneiform tablets. The
g wor is "bow," which could very
,. asily be mistaken for "By brush," he
L. said. These huge feather brushes
r were in vogue among the old rulers ii
& Assyria and Egypt, and were regard
ed 'as ancient symbols of sovereignty
In the Orient.
According to Doctor Haupt, the an
cies naturally gave their gods credit
t for having fly-brushes, and, in fact, in
I Une 184 of the ood tablet the word
k "fly brush" appears as big, as life. *
r IThe passa;:e says that "When Istar
I sees the gods gather around the of
Sferer like a swarm of flies (because
a there had been no offerings during
t the flood), she is so incensed that she
takes the great fly-brushes of her fa
ther, Anu (king of the gods), to drive
7 away the gods."
Britons Have New Telephone.
'- A new telephonic device already in
- actual use in England is the larynga
e phone, a transmitter In which a disk
r- is, placed against the throat of the
speaker and the sound is transmitted
by the vibration of the vocal chords,
g says a London dispatch to the NewI
,t York Tribune. It is suitable for use
in noigy factories and workrooms!
t where the ordinary telephone mouth
t piece transmitter would pick up the
y other sounds in the room and so pre
8 vent conversation.
In appearance the laryngaphone re
semnbles the ordinary telephone except
that there is a smooth rounded rub
'ber disk Instead of a mouthpiece. The
' receiver is the same and the messages
e are received in the ordinary sekn
Land for Canadian Soldiers.
The forest reserves held by the Ca
;*nadian federal government and all sit
. uated in the West, comprise an area
8 of approximately 27,500,000 acres, and
a consist of tracts of land uasultable for
o aculture which have been set apart
permanently for forst production. At
the request of the soldier settlement
board areas totalling about 480,000
d acres were withdrawn from the re
e serves in order to be made available
. for soldier settlement. For the most
a part these areas consist of small tracts
of a few hundred acres, withdrawn.
L from a number of different- reserves.
n Only in the cases of the Riding moun
a tain and Porcupine reserves were the'
i, areas larger, about 220,000 acres be
-. Ing withdrawn from the former and
I about 240,000 acres from the latter.
e Dres and Insurance Rate.
Swiss women who wear short skirts
and low-necked gowns will have to pay
higher rates of life insurance than
athose who do not. The Swiss insurance
Icompanies have a'nnounced that in fix
0Ing the premiums on policies of womn
en's lives they will take into considera
tion the women's wearing apparel. The
,shorter the skirt or lower the deco1
lete, the higher the insurance rate will
The Swiss companies justify this ac
tion on the ground of a great increase
of illness and disease among their
women clients which they claim Is due
A FULL LINE OF THE BEST
AND LATEST COPIES
ALWAYS ON HAND.'
COME AND SEE OUR LINE
Winnsboro, S. C.
Notice is hereby given that Eliza
Nelson, Executrix of the estate of
Rebecca E. Rice, deceased, has this
iay made application unto me for a
inal discharge as such executrix; and
hat the 6th day of May, 1921, at
10 o'clock A. M., at my office, has.
been appointed for the hearing of
April 6, 1921. 2-5
W. L. HOLLY,
Judge of Probate, Fairfield Co., S. C.
Notice is hereby given that all per
ons indebted to the estate of John
C. Mobley, decease, are required
to make pavnient to the undersigfh
ed, and all '.ersons claiming against
said estate are required to present
the same duty verified to the under
(Signed) C. E. Mobley,
Executor of the Will of John C. Mob.
State of South Carolina,
County of Fairfield.
n the Court of Common Pieas.
Ex Parte: Lucinda Giles, Petitioner.
Notice is hereby given that the
above named Petitioner has filed. a
Petition in the oftive of the Clerk of!
the Court of Common Pleas for Fair
field County, praying that the Judge
of Probate for Fairfield County may
be appointed Guardian of the estate
of Anna Belle Boyd, an infant under
the age of six yars, upon the ground
that no fit, competent and responsi
le person can be found who is wil
ing to attend to such Guardianship.
The estate of said Infant consists of
th3 sum of about Eight Hundred and
Fifty Dollars in Cash.
G. W. Ragedale,
Attorney for Petitioner. 5-6
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