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SAN ANTONIO IS
SWEP BY FLOOD
WATER STOOD 10 TO 15 FEET
DEEP IN STREETS OF THE
LOSS OF UFE 1I APPALIH
Property Less in Central Portion of
the City Will Run well Up Into
MIIians of Dollars.
San Antonio, Tex.-Forty-seven are
known to bedead and property In
the central portiou of the city has
been damaged to the extent of several
million dollars by a flood which swept
through San Antoaio. Estimates of
the loss of life and property are diffi
Troops from Fort Sam Houston are
patrolling the city and aiding in rescue
The water supply Is cut off, as Is
the electric light and telephone power.
Estimte oi loss of life reaches as
high as 250 by police and fire ofi
Water from the San Antonio river,
which winds through the city, and
from its tributary, the Olmos creek,
Booded the business section of. the
city for many blocks to a depth of
from 10 to 15 feet. The San Pedro
creek, on the west side of the city.
which runs through the Mexican dis
trict, overflowed and joined the waters
from the river and swept through the
southern part of the city.
Water stood 15 feet deep in the
lobby of the Gunter hotel, which Is a
block from the river. The flood reach
ed the Alamo plaza on the east, which
Is five blocks from the river.
Bridge Collapses; 34 in Morgue.
Chester, Pa. - Thirty-four identified
bodies lay at the morgue and 12s e
rionsly injured persons were at hos
pitals shortly before midnight--vie
time of the collapse of a 50-foot see
tion of an iron bridge spanning Ches
ter river which plunged a crowd of at
least 150 men, women and children
into the swirling high tide.
Most Perfect Venus Found.
Rome.-What enthusiastic archeolo
gists describe as the most perfect Ve
nus hitherto come to light has just
been discovered in the Thermal or
Baths of Cyrene, where extensive ex
cavations are being carried on under
the direction of. Professor Ghislau
Labor Demonstration Planned.
Washington.-A nation-wide demon
stration in favor of international dis
armament will be staged by organized
labor as President Harding's disarma
ment conference opens.
Auto Bandits Get $15,000.
Philadelphia.-Holding a dozen pe
destrians at bay with revolvers, five
automobile bandits held up and rob
bed a collector for the American
Stores company, chain grocers, here
and made off with $15,00)0.
Revising House Tax Bill.
Washington.-Revision of the House
tax bill on a basis of government
needs of $3,200,000,000 from internal
revenue this fiseal year was begun by
the senate finance committee.
4 Harry Dougherty P~ay Resign.
New York.-That Attorney General
Harry Dougherty contemplates re
signing from President Harding's
eabinet is reported in a special dis
patch to the New York Herald.
Well Water With a "Kick."
IHollister, Mo. - An artesion well.
which furnishes water with sufficient
"kick" to explode and shatter jugs
.and bottles is puzzling even "home
brew" experts here.
Dissatisfaction In Madrid.
London. -Despite Spanish commu
niques of victories in Morocco. official
advices from Madrid reported deep
est dissatisfaction with the situation
on the part of the Spanish people.
DeValera Accepts Proposition.
London.-Eamonn de Valera, on be
half of the Sinn Fein people and par
liament, has accepted Premier Lloyd
George's offer of a new conference on
peace in Erin, to be held at Inverness,
Power Boat Blows Up.
Lakeside, Ohio.-The power boat Al
ton N~ew up in Lake Erie one and one
quarteLr miles north of Lakeside with
30 mei on board. Four of the men
were severely burned, but all were
To Hold Big Band Contest.
Kansas City, Mo. - One hundred
bands representing every state in the
union are expected to compete for
prizes in the parade opening of the
American Legion convention here.
Annual Meeting of G. A. R.
India napolis. Ind. - For the f'ourth
time since the Grand Army of the Re
Public was organized in 1866 it wil1.
Vconvene in Indianapolis September 25
to 29 'o- its annual meeting. No other
city has bad the encatmpment morg
than three times.
MAE USE OF FORAGE CROP'
Professor Starkey, Chief of Animi
Husbandry Division, Working Hard
for Success of Swine Industry.
Clemson College.-If South Carolini
is to succeed in the swine businesE
which is receiving increased attentio,
over the state, she must do so b:
making wise and liberal use of th,
forage crops properly pastured, think
Prof. L. V. Starkey, chief of the and
mal husbandry division, whir:L I
working to promote the success of th
swine industry among our farmers.
It has been pretty thoroughly den
onstrated that the digestive orster
of the hog is not prepared to handl
woody roughages, and it is an undih
puted fact that the larger the plan
the greater the amount of cellulos
or woody fiber it will contain. Ther
is a lessen here for the man wh
raises hogs, suggests Professor Stari
ey, who advises that forage crops sue]
as rape and rye should not be permil
ted to get too large. There are tw
ways to prevent this. One is to pu
on enough livestock to pasture it dowi
to the right stage, and the other I
to run a mower or scythe over th
crop. It the plant is cut off or paw
tured off, the new shoots will be ter
der and succulent.
In pasturing such crops as rape I
is much better to have the pastur
field divided and shift the hogs fror
one field to another.
Lexington. - The opening date to
the Lexington county fair has bee
set for Tuesday, October 18, and wJ)
continue for three days. The fal
this year promises to bring togethe
one of the most important gathering
of the people of Lexington for man
years. Owing to the extensive dan
age wrought by the boll weevil thi
year the fair aathorities will mak
an effort to lay stress upon method
of agriculture aimed to combat th
ravages of the pest by encouragin
greater diversification and more sciez
tific methods of marketing.
Greenwood.-Because the city cou
cil sustained the recorder in imposin
a fine of $75 upon W. E. Evans fO
solciting emigrant labor without a I
cease, Evans declares he will carr
the case through the United State
supreme court, if necessary.
Timmonsville.-Mr. and Mrs. J. 'I
Wilder has been officially notifie
that the body of their son, Lieut. .
Arthur Wilder, who was killed in bal
tle in France, will come to them fror
New York at once. A full militar
funeral will be given the dead her
by the J. Arthur Wilder post, No. 4,
of the legion.
Marion.-It is widely rumored her
that Marion and Florence countie
are going to take the matter of Mar
Bluff Ferry bridge in hand and star
work in the near future unless th
highway commission gives evidence c
Spartanburg-Tom Hatchett and Le
Porter, guards on the white chaingan
operated by the county highway con
mission, were bound over by a corc
nr's jury holding an inquest into th
cases of the death of Thomas E
Keelan, who died at the camp, afte
being severely whipped.
Anuderson.-Chief of Police Driake]
has put on striot ordinances in regar'
to the driving of automobiles in th
city. No spotlights allowed, dimmer
must be used, every car must be prc
vided with two lights at front, and
red light at rear.
Coumba.-Magstrate Hair handles
144 arrest warrants last month and a
that number 101 were directed again.
chek kashers. Seven board bill .tami
era were listed among the defendanti
Greenville.-TomD Harrison, convici
ed of killing his wits, Mrs. Gertrud
Harrison, was sentenced to serve 1
years at hard labor in the state pen
tentiary by Judge R. W. Memminge
in the court of general sessions.
Charleston. - A number of buck
were brought down by parties o
huntmen out for the opening of th
deer season. It is too hot yet. how
ever, for this sport, and redbugs ani
mosquitoes are rather abundant, a(
cording to reports.
Farmers Much Encouraged.
Gaffney.-The rise in the price o
cotton has had the effect of encourag
g the farmers to such an extent tha
all are predicting an early return ti
the prosperous times which .prevailei
prior to the war. At present price
for the staple farmers say they ea'
market the present crop at a reason
able profit; at the same time they saa
that the cotton which has been carriffi
over from last season cannot be mar
keted at a profit for less than 30 centi
per pound, the cost of production hav
ig been very great.
Protest Against Bad Bridge.
Chester.-Many motorists, all th
way from Charlotte to Columbia, ar
protesting no little over the inade
quate bridge which spans South For;
creek. It is a makeshift of a stru(
ture, and hardly a day passes tha
some complaint is not made about il
It is Ir. Chester county. on thbe roa<
from here to Rook HiH. near th
York county line. Only last Sunda:
several artomobil"m came very nea
slippu: off into the water. owing t
it. Qi-,.r ..ondiion, de to a heav'
To Holders c
Cotton is crowr
The fleecy staple is
scarce for you to run
yours burned withoi
whole year's labor ma
We can protect you
loss. The cost is sma
We Are Exijiert
S. D. Ellison. Winnsboro, S.
1 We have a high power, fast <
a comjlete power plant in itslef fR
r Lever control starts and stops
r The first ten orders received for t
$125 each. Do not forget Bosch
urday nights, Col
ed King again
too valuable and too
the risk of having ,
it insurance. Your
y go up in smoke.
against just such a 4
l1. Get our rates. 4
i on Insurance
ce and Realty Co. 4
C, Phone 133. A. R Smarlrr
utting outfit forced feed-a /
r sawing logs to any length.
s the work of six to ten men. 4
r control of blade while en- 0
is running. Have good as
rnent of Gasoline Engines. All
pped with Bosch Magneto and
red at factory prices.
COLUMBfA SUPPLY CO.,
W. Gervais St., Columbia, S. C.
his engine will be furnished for S
Magneto Equipment instead of
Friday and Sat- (
mileage is not
chance but o:
and constant i
mined by a la
factors. It is<
est study that
large share of
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K. R. McN
olumbia Lumber Manufact
ash, Doors and Blinds, Interioi
ress and Oak, Flooring Ceilin:
1g, Moulding, Door and Windo
uidard" Motor (
hat delivers full its burning pr<
end maximum much ofit fire
the product of fails to ignite
E' the choice of the explosiv4
skillful refining whole mixturi
-esearch. tion of"Starnd
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erues are deter-. mined with a,
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mly by the clos- iscmlt
the exceptional motor temper
of the improved Thousands of
otor Gasoline is ists have given
r Development Motor Gasolii
>t only devotes a test under all
'its work to re- tions. They sa
ses, but is also an unusually
eckig up) the iow of powei
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asoline in vai "Standard" M
motors, in the on sale where
outontheroad. familiar "S.
btainable from the cheapest g
nds largely on you can find.
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- Finish, Pine, Cy
>pertes, on how
sand how much
force of the
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rew to insuring
' critical motor
ie a thorough
sorts of condi
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