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FHiHT 0?? BOKDEK
Not Itaro Riot hut Onlv Military (iuim*.
itten Think They Have Plenty to Do
Commissioned Personnel (iets
In Camp With the South Carolina |
Troops in the El Paso P.itrol District J
Adinininp- thf> Border. Aug, 31.?The |
officers of the First regiment are
working out theoretical war problems
and a three hour and a half lesson
every afternoon under Capt. Brabson,
inspector-instructor, is followed by an!
actual visit to the ground over which !
the troops would pass in case of actual
For the purpose of the propositon j
it iq -assumed that the officers of the !
First comprise a battalion which is
protecting the waterworks which supply
El Paso with water and the reservoir
where the water is stored. New
Mexico and Texas are supposed to tie
at war. The officers of the First rep- |
resenting the Texans are known as,
- the Brown army and the theoretical j
force of New Mexico is known as the
White army. The New Mexicans are j
supposed to have thrown forward one
company near Mount Franklin, which
overlooks the South Carolina camp,
and the enemy is working around 'to j
attack the reservoir. A mythical J
milkman reports having seen three;
ccouts of the enemy who fled towards \
the reservoir. The Brown army is
working out the problem of driving
the White company out of the mountains
and protectingi the reservoir
? "which is suposed to be the Object of
This is just one of the many lessons
which the officers are studying.
While all of the men here work hair! j
the -work of the officers, of course, j
is the heaviest and there is very lit-!
tlie rest for themj They are enjoyng,
the experience and are making use of.
every occasion to become more pro-ficient.
New Lieutenants on Job,
Four new second lieutenants have
*been commissioned in the First regiment
and assigned to companies.
They came up from the ranks and j
"won their commissions through com-1
petitve examinatons which were open j
to all the enlisted men, it 'being thej
policy of Col. Blythe and -Col. Springs
t/> hold out to the enlisted men this
c..ance of advancing if they show
themselves proficient. The new lieu
tenants are Robert L. Mears, sergeant'
it Company A, the Butler Guards of;
Greenville, and a graduate of the |
Citadel, assigned to Company B. thej
Palmetto Rifle-men, cf .Anierson:
Claude G. Hammond, supply sergeant)
in the headquarters company, a <grad- j
uate o! the Citadel, assigned to Oom ptny
1 of Cheraw; Francis J. Beatty,
first sergeant of Company I4i, Butler j
Guards of Greenville, assigned to;
Company K, commanded fry Capt.
Henderson of Anderson; Philip C.
Clayton, first sergeant of machine
grun company of Anderson, assigned to
the same company as second lieutenant.
He is a graduate ofl S*. j
Private H. B. Crowson has been
demoted to be a corporal in the ma"
ctine gua company of the Second, and j
Corporal H. iM. Phelps has been promoted
to a sergeancy in the same
Private Geddings H. Crawford is
just completing a three days' deta.l
on the kitchen in the machine gun
company and has been dubbed the
"scullery maid" by his comrades from
Columbia because of his great aflapttablifcy
in the kitchen.
Hurt When Horse Falls.
Sergeant Ralph Gossett of the
"headquarters company of the First
was thrown by a horse and consider
ably bruised. After throwing Ser
geant Gossett the horse described a'
complete somersault. Fortunately
doctors were obtained without del-ay j
and Sergeant Gossett's bruises dress- j
A great many of the horses which;
have -been brought in here for the j
army are not saddle broke and som^i
cf the So-ith Carolinians have been I
given good exercise sticking to them, j
Hcwever. the number of those thrown !
lias been cmall and they are having
less trouble in this respect thon many
of rhe ether regiments of other
Cant. R. .7. Ramer and Lieut. ^ A.
Hudren? of the machine gun comnany
of the First and Capt. E. F?.
Cantey. Lieut. W. C. McGowan and1
Li^ t. Mazyck of the machine ?un
rrip-any of the Second hav? been ingtr-.">fr>i
"by an expert in conjunction
"with, several officers of other machine i
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in handling ;ne lcwb *ujj ?i<,n
Trfcicb the companies will "be eouintjed.
'Hrfs rfn wefsrVc 25 ".4 pnundo.
r?* "iTt*? fire? 'r?
th? minute. The magazine, -vnioh
"works on top on a rotary disk, nolds j
4T si.oic. Ka.':.. in a en me .^iin com-j
]>any wil have six oi" these guns which
are made by the Savage company, i
'1 he non-commissioned officers were
irstructed in the use of the gun tni?
week and the entire enlisted
strength will be made familiar with
the gun as soon as the non-commis- i
ioned have mastered it.
On Saturday morning the entire j
Pennsylvania division of 11.000 men !
"was reviewed at 7:30 o'clock by Maj. j
Gen. Clement, its commander. The
South Carolinians did not have an opportunity
tv, witness the review as
they were going on for drill at that
The regiments were inspected on
Saturday in heavy marching order.
Maj. T. B. Spratt gave his battalion,
the Second of the First . regiment, a
thorough inspector in field equipment
and heavy marching order and they
showed up well.
9JL m.ll TT1
uon i leu miii .uum,
Capt. Justice of the Spartanburg
company is in charge of the construction
work of the First regiment and
as such has charge of the Mexicans
who helped to build the latrines and
in the other civilian work done
around the camp. iCiapt. Justice is
aible to talk to the Mexicans, something
which very few of the Palmetto
boys can do. Be has not ben able
to get very much out of them about
the situation in Mexico for they all
profess ignorance of the conditions
there. At times they would be chat
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tcring among inemseives -uu l v? I |
e-1 er they saw him coming they would
shut up like clams and not another
vord would they let slip.
Many of the Mexican laborers ar<>
said to live on the Mexican side cr?
the river and come across on th*
American side to- get work and then
go back and spend the. night with
their families. One of the Mexicans
who has been working in the detail
at the South Carolina camp is an exile
from (Mexico. He was ia. follower of
'Villa and then accepted amnesty and
joined Carranzu and a little latei
joined another leader but the last
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was shost lived and he biad to nee
across the 'boundary to save his life.
This is the case with a great many
of the Mexicans not only of the laboring
class but of the well to do. They .
are refugees from Mexico and have
established their homes here until
such time as order is restored land
they can go back to their native
From Old to New.
The other day a family of Mexicans
passed by the South Carolina
c&mp bound towards the New Mexico
line. The front wagon was ?drawii
* ? 1 ? it Ti'Dro ciivprp 1
DV IIV e uuu ys rruu m iv > ^ -? . ,
women and men and numerous children.
The wasons attracted a number
o* the solders and they were stopped
and pictures were taken of the Mexiicans.
In their jabbering way they
ler it be known that they were treking
westward but where bound no one
fcund out. From the number along
they had not only the parents and al!
the children but all the relations ami
a great number of their friends.
The First regiment is grubbing off
tbc cactus and mesquite from grounl
ir> behind the pumping station which
Ko ncod fnr its narade ground.
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T\e parades last week were held on
the Fort Bliss parade ground but it .
was thought best to 'have one close
at hand. The Fort Bliss ground is
already almost constantly in use by
the regulars and the National Guards- ,
men encamped n that locality.
Some of the Pennsylvanians
brought one of their goats over the ,
ether day to call on the goat owned
by the headquarters company of the (
First but his Palrretto goatship i.x ,
. ot like his kind from the Keystone
State and immediately v\'ent to but- ,
ting him and did the jr^b so thoroughly
* -* a en T%mm.r?tiv that the Peunsyl-VR
CiX^A OV |J* nians
r -ma"keel that the goat was just
1 ke all South Carolinia, would rather
fight than do anything else.
Lieut. Crawford of the Fort Mill .
company finally "became convinced
that C^pt. S. W. Parks was right ia j,
spying his ribbit was an old cotton- j
tail and not a jackrabbit and he turi:-!
ed it over to the tendc* mercies of t
Re'o, the bull do^ belonging to th-s .
Fort Mill bavs. In a fev min ttes the j
rabbit had disappeared into the bull;
dog's stomach. Lieut. Crawfoid still}
has hopes of getting in some manner j
aiid by some ir.ears a jackrabbit tc i
earn- back with him to South Carolina. J
W. F. 'Caldwell. '
When the World Is Full.
The mean decennial rate of increase
in the popu'aiicn of the world is S per
cent, and :?t this rate the 2S.000.000
square miles comprising the fertile regions
of the earth, which Ravenstein
computed can only support 207 persons
per square mile, will have their maximum
oonulation of 5.994,000,000 per
sons in tbe year 2072. This estimate j
allows fourteen persons per square mCe' ,
in the IS.000,000 square miles of steppes
TIip Values ii
JL AAV T UINVV a?
I Mr. M. W. H
I in South Carolii
I traveling salestr
I quarter of a mil
I We Want a li
I Star Shoes. W
QUICKLY BE REPORTED
Can Be Cored in its Incipieney, ;
iSavs the Prominent Authorities. j
All authorities agree that tubercu- j
losis can be cured in the majority o: (
cases if diagnosed in its incipiency j
and the ndivdual who has this
disease properly instructed ia
the method of taking,' care of
himself. There is no specific '
for the disease, although symptoms
sometimes require medicine.
Routine administration of medicine is
useless. The best means we have of
combating this disease is by a campjaign
of education. By this campaign
v;e prevent the self administration of
nostrums containing usually either
alcohol or opium. Alcohol is not only
contraindicated, hut is about the worst
drug that a person suffering from tu
- " . , ? I
berculosis can take. Opium toy aun-|
ing the sensibilities of the patent is a J
most insidious and dangerous drug j
in this disease. It deceives the poor J
sufferer into a belief that his disease |
is being arrested, and for this reaso 11
millions of dollars have been made by J
unscrupulous quacks and sellers of
patent medicines. The only cure for
the disease is rest in bed when there
i* temperature, sleep in the open air,
taking an excess of nourishing <ood, I
such as milk, eggr meat, etc. Exercise
'prescribed by a competent physician,
tand not too much exercise
Careful attention to personal hygiene
and the cure of intercurrent diseases
which may accompany the tuberculo-j
sis, such, as malaria.
The State Board of Health wishes
to desseminate the above knowledge.
It wishes to be in touch, as far a3
possible, with every tubercular patient
in the State; to send them instructions
30 that they may know how to take '
care of themselves and how they may
prevent those with whom tliey come in
contact from catching the disease. It
also wishes to advise them that a
course of treatment at a properly
conducted sanatorium, which the State
provides, will give them ip a practical
manner a method for the cure of'
'1 * 1 ? - ? o n rl Vir*\.V I
CfllS QlS?<lae ill Liiciiio^i r uiau ?iw .. .
to instruct others w>ho are afflicted, j
We have an ideal sanitorium, where j
the best of food and the best of medical
attention is furnished for a nomi-1
nal cost, and we want the public es- j
pecially those who have tuberlosls to j
know it, but we have no method of j
reaching or even of knowing who ar? i
suffering with this disease unless the '
attending physician reports same.
MAKES MEAT TENDER
Clemson Says Don't Eat Fowl
Killed Same Day.
Clemson College, S. C., Aug. 29.? ' Surprise
is being expressed over the j
statement from the Poultry Division i
of Clemson College that poultry j
should not foe eaten the same day it j
is killed. The wife of a prominent
farmer n Union county said she never ;
heard of such a thing as killing a
chicken the night before it is required
for dinner, as she was in the
its for a Tw
AA A w* m ? v
rom Angust 1,
i White House.
oward, who repres
la, has made the gt
tan in this State, w
ve merchant in eve
rite Mr. Howard a
MAKERS ST. J
ha/bit of killing a chicken in the
morning, preparing it for cooking and
eatng T? within a few hours. This is
all wrong according to Clemson College.
The internal temperature of
is n^arlv 1-07 degrees, and
when the chicken is killed and eaten
in a few hours it is impoossible for
the animal heat or "chicken odor" to
escape. Kill, cook; and eat a chicken
as soon as possible and the meat will
smell of the harn-yard. It is not fit
for human consumption.
Chickens should be killed at night;
hung in a well-ventilated place until
morning, then dipped in hot water to
remove the feathers, and cleaned and i
drawn just before they are placed on
the stove. It is preferable to starve
the chicken before killing, hut this is |
not necessary when the chickens are j
killed at night and eaten the next,
ay. If they lare starved and there j
in no food in the crop of intestines
they will keep for two or three dayss
if they are not opened.
Killing a chicken the night before!
eating makes the meat tender. It j
allows the "chicken odor" to leave
the carcass, and it improves the quality
and flavor of the flesh. The best
led chicken in the world will be unsavory
and tough when eaten 'before |
the animal heat leaves the body,
whereas this same chicken if killed at
least 15 to 20 hours before it goes
on the table will be a delight to an
> DAMSON EIGHT-HOUR BILL
PASSED BY SENATE
Eight-Hour Day for all Employees on
Interstate fiallroads, and Com*
mission to Investigate Effects
Wiisfcington, Sept. 2.?The hous*
till, which. will he known as the
Adamson eight-hour law, was passed
by the senate a few minutes after b j
r 'clock this evening. It was not
changed in amy particular. The voce
v.xs 43 to 23. The Underwood amendment,
empowering the interstate comn
erce commission to fix wages: tand
tlip hours of labor, was killed by a
vote of 57 to 14.
This action followed a day of debate,
.;;:uch of which was conducted
under circuristancts singularly dra j
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u i uc. ix conciuueu iwu \\t;et\?> 01 &uo- ,
per.se, during which the nation hail
been confronted1 with a strike order
set to become operative on the great i
railroads on September 4.
The strike has oeen averted. The j
biotherhood leaders announced tonight
the order calling the men out 1
would be recalled as soon as the
president shall have affixed his signa-:
tvre to the bill. It is expected he will
sign it at the White House tomorrow.
What the Law Provides.
The bill incorporated or' two of
the six measures suggested by President
Wilson to congress. It provides:
]. lAn eight-hour da,y for all employees
engaged in operating trains
or interstice railroads with the same
pay as now given for ten hour's work
and pro rata overtime.
2. A -commission to he appointed by
President Wilson to investigate and
rf port on the effects of the eight-hour
1915 to Augu
Q 1 1
jVJ JL Urn JL JL
Maxine and Bu
;ents the Brown SI
eatest record ever
ith sales for this ye;
:ry town to handle
t Spartanburg. He
LOUIS, U. S. A.
day as applied to railroads.
The enrolled copy of the Adamson ,
' -3 , n 1 /-M 1_ ^ c I
cm was signeu <oiy opeaa.t:i- war*, v i
tLe house at 6:10 o'clock. Six mln-1
r.tes L.iter, Senator Hughes, of New j
Jersey, as president pro tempore o*
the senate, affixed his signature.
Sent to White House.
A special messenger hurried to the
White House, where Executive Olerk
Fcrster was waiting to receive the
j document. It was said there the measvre
would be signed as soon as President
Wilson returned from Shadow
lawn tomorrow morning.
| The department of justice decide 1
there was no legal prohibition agalns:
signing bills on Sunday.
TTi a horli nrvfl U'cr*
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preatly enthused over their victo /,
bur declined -with discretion to mal;?
a; y extended statements. Throughout
the day they had watched and li'|
tened to the proceedings from the ga*'
Jeries. At times, Garretson. the vet-1
| oran leader of the conductors, wouM
stride up and down the corridors of
'the gallery floor with the air of im
j f?rtance and authority of a generr%
! observing a great battle. Warren S.
j Stcne, of the locomcti/e engineers,1
! and other leaders were constantly by,
Jie side of the aged conductor.
Much Feeline In Debate.
Throughout the day there were fro
quen.t outbreaks of passion, bitterness
and politics. The galleries were
filled with spectators who sat pa(tiently
during the long discussion.
While certain Republican senator:
were opposing the hill and at times
denouncing the attitude of the brotherhoods
as a hold up, Elisha Lee,
chairman of the national conference
To Wrightsville Beach
To Isle of Palms
To Sullivan's Island
To Mvrtle Beach
Tickets on sale from Ma;
sive, limited returning ur
Schedules and further p
nished upon aplication to
The Standard Railr
St 1, 1916 I
ister Brown I
ioe Company I
made by any I
it of nearly a 9
joruwn s nvc
: will see you |
commission ofl railroad mian gers?
smiled his approval.
At ti.moc ProciHpnt "Wilson
charged with. playiDg petty politics
just before the election.
The Republicans, with few exceptions
denounced the measure in bitter
The Skirt Is Coming Down.
The skirt has surely* gone up ashigh
as it's going to^ and now it is
coming down. The shoemakers know
it, and it is a matter of business with
them to know, too. They have taken
taibout two inches off the tops of the
new fall shoes. Ths new skirt s not
coming way down, however. It will
stop a'bout at the ankles The ten
dency, too, is toward straight and narrower
lines. But it will be a long way
from the hobble. Women having 'been
hobbled once are not likely to be hobit-led
again. That's where the delights
oJ freedom come in. By the way,
Callct of Par:j was -mong the first
of the sponsors for this longer skirt.
The pert, flaring and bouffant skirt.
v.ill still be worn; but it has lost its
r< velty, and that was the best part
it. Lots of women, however, thought
its youthfulness the 'best part. Thee
claimed that you couldn't tell the
grandmother must submit It does
when viewed from behind, by wearing
it. But you see' the granddaughter
doesn't care about this, if a new style
seems more attractive, and the poor
gran mother must submit. It does
ses^n ias though youth and fashion ara
always in league, quite forgetting that
middle age and old age have asipra
tions about being tastefully cloJfhe<VGrace
IMia-rgaret Gould in the September
Woman's Home Companion.
H O R E
L.Z___~ 17.10 |
y 13 to October 15, inclultil
October 31. Liberal
larticulars cheerfully fur- \
T. S. LEFLER,
jnt C. N. & L. R. R.,
Newberry, S. C.
oad of the South.