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fifTY-SIX KNOWN TO BE
DEAD IN EXPLOSION
Searchers Continue to Bring out Rem.
nants of Bodies from
DEADLY FUMES THREATEN
Fires Still Burning at Aetna Chemi
Pittsburg, Pa., May 19-Fifty-six
are known to be dead, ninety-four in
iured an' in hospitals, nnd thirty-enie
employes of the Ae,,na Chemiical Com
pany are missing as a result of the~
nine explosions yesterday whichI
sentials for comp!~
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tylish Slippers for
), $6.00, $7.0C
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pers for Ladi
3.50, $4.00 an
's Stylish Slip;
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fied Shoe Customers is a
hoe Department is grog
wrecked this company's explosive
manufncturing plant at Oakdale, six
teen miles from this city. This report
is the result of the day's investiga
tion by State, federal, county and city
Throughout the night and all day
today men were extinguishing small
fires :n the debris and bringing out
remnants of human bodies.
In most cases there was nothing to
indicate the identity.
All day a blue-brown smoke con
tinued to hang over the ruins, imped
in+; the work of the searchers. Its
deadly fumes are feared by the resi
dients of the community. For a time
the wvork was impeded further by the
thouisandis of sightseers. Automobiles:
blocked all roads and another com
of the five es
lhe nearest ap
on ont the mar
a claim upon
%tigation of the
lng, S. C.
i.id and We
, and $8.50
pany of the State constabulary was
rushed in automobiles from Greens
burg and the crowds were ordered
back, and automobiles were turned
back when they had reached within
five miles of Oakdale.
Thousands of persons streamed into
the temporary morgue all (lay to view
the gruesome finds from the ruins,
and it took a special detail of police
to keep this morbid element in check.
There were many there of right, how.
ever, and some identifications were
made. Pitiful scenes were on every
hand and one in particular was when
Adam Mnartz, one of the coroner's
workers in the morgue, collapsed. Hie
had1( found in a bucket a bunch of keys
atnd a penknife which had belonged to
his son, who had been employed in
The country today is dlesolate for an
area of several miles around the plant
where the former beautiful green hill
sides have been scarred and burned by
the blasts and fruit and shadle trees
lenuded of their foliage.
Federal officers, representing the
Department of Justice, todlay ordlered
the arrest of two men who were photo
raphing the ruins, andl who were
rharged by a woman wvith makimur
seditious remarks. A special police
lan employed by the Aetna Chemiical
Company arrestedl twvo men early, to
:lay as they were about to hurry away
fromi the plant on a motorcycle.
I wish to call attention to the young
nen of the county to the opportunity
>f getting a better education. There
are no wthree four year scholarships,I
lndl one one-year agricultural schol
irship vacant in Clemson College, and
and will be filled by competitive ex
imination this summer.
I regret very much to state that in
the past some of these scholarships
inve been awardled to boys in other
younties because of the fact that we
aither had none to stand the examina
tion, or that those who dit(i stnd fail
3d to pass the test.
This state of things reflects upon
he county, and I am very anxious to
save quite a number of contestants
present at the next examination.
Mr. Reader, if you are at all in
;erestedl in the cause of edlucation, will
you not please notify some young man
>f this opportunity ? Cut this out andI
nail to some boy of suitable age andl
progress. Let us not fail in atking
hese places wvhich are open to us.
E. J. BROWNE,
County Supt. of Education.
WANTED AT ONCE-Tro place or
lers for large quantities of Short
Leaf lumber for Government use. Not
3mbargoedl. Will contract with sev
3ral mills. Attractive ordlers and best
prices. Wire, wrote or p hone us.
LEROY S. DAVIDSON & CO.,
Camden, S. C.
Driv Out Malaria, Builds Up System
cow a afi'a'aige sie
Out of the Tr:
The long train of freight cars whined
and grumbled as it strove to stop. In
the doorway of a great low building a
white capped and gowned woman re
leased a sunny smile and, turning so
her voice carried into the building,
called out, "They are ours; get ready
for a rush."
Just how she could tell they were
"ours" would be hard to explain, for
at the moment she spoke hundreds of
the dirtiest, grizzliest men a woman
ever saw came fairly tumbling out of
the freight cars. A moment more she
was welcoming this muddy rabble with
a laugh and cheering words.
Just How ti
"Speaking of money," said my sea
faring friend of the Maine coast, "we
usedi to have an old man here namedl
GJoodileid. When he was young he
used to sing in the church choir-thuat
didn't cost nothln'-and married one
of the Iumherses, but didn't have only
one child, andJ it died, andi time he got
to be about sixty-eight years old he'd
savedi up and was hirin' out his mnon
ey at about as high a p' cent, as any
body. Made it all just tradin' and
beln' careful what lie spent. 'Care
fuli?' le wouitini't buy hisself a pair
of britches but once in eight years,
narid when his old1 sister that lived with
'em) says one (lay she was hound to
see what the inside the pitcher show
theater looked like just ounce before
she died, why, 0ld Gjoodfield and his
wife says that was the last strav' and
they flxedl up and had her haul.'d off
to live on the county. lils wife wa's
just the samte as him, too.
"WVell, along ablout the mhidle o'
the hard winter, three years ago,
(loodileld took siek, and his wifet told
the neighbors they bot1h thought it
was aI piretty1 good thing, 'oint' 01n
him In the cold weather tiat way, be
('ause fuel was so) high and( ai pe'rson
in 1h0( dlon't need114 to se any. 'l'hey
wouldn't hear of enlliin' in t he doctor,
andic for t wo or thire'e weeks thbe neiyh
hors and14 old( friends, most15 4)f 'em, was
sure lhe was goini' to die, hut then
he bieguni to loo0k so w~ell t here didn't
hardily seem to b~e muc(h hope.
Old Goodfield Walks In.
"lie got to goin' out and shamblin'
around again, andl for auwhile there
wasn't nob~ody noticedl anything much
different. I reckon I was the first,
and it come about mighty queer. It
was like this: I was workin' in my
shack one night pretty into, tryin' to
spell out what was the matter with ri
enrburetor I'd brought up from my
boat, when there come a tap on the
door, and old Goodfield walks in. I
was kind o' surprised to see him, but I
ldji't say nothin' 'ept 'Good evenin''
and all of a sudden he says, 'Do you
ksow how aucl nloney r'm worth?
t Net of Mercy drawn throu
$an of Unapeahable Pain"
merican Red Cross
nches for a Br
Our Boys; 4
Inside the building there were more
women, all spick and span in white,
with faces beaming, handing out good
"home cooked" food over spotless tiled
counters. Some of the boys fairly ran
for the food ; others went into the long
batteries of baths, throwing out thei
vermin ridden clothes to be sterilized
while they scrubbed their bodies back
to a healthy glow.
What luxury it all was-food, tables
chairs, things to read, games to play,
paper for writing, a barber shop, a
movie theater and good, clean beds l
No one ever thought that these hap.
ING OF P
By BOOTH TARKINGTON
Of the Vigilantes.
"lie said it just like that-nothin'
before it-and I saidi, 'F'or the Lord's
stake, Mr. Goodlileld, w~hat's the mat
terI" Hie looked kind of funny to me.
'I'ma wor'thI a h undred and twenty
four thiousiand thbree hiundred and six
ty-th ree' do1 ls tad fifty-one cents,'
"'Well, by Orry I' I says.
"Well, sir, lhe begun to pant like
hie'dl been runn In' upl a hill; lie got to
heravin' lIke a windled horse ; then he
lbegun, to cry andi~ sob1 like a womnian
that's aill excltedl wheln some1 One's just
died. 'Well, by Orry !' I says. 'You
bietter set downa and qluiet your'self,' I
says. ~'hat's the matter''
'I got to die,' lie says. 'I bieen
sack,' lie says. '1 been sick and I got
"'Well,' I says, 'we all got to die.'
"Ile kep' st~railght on cryin' and
"'Yes,' lie says, 'but I nev'er knowed
I had to!I I netveri kniowedl it before I
was si(ek. I kind o' though t 1 wouldn't
re'(ly haf to, whenoi It comae right diown'
"'We're aill fixed thait way.' I says'.
'We all got to hauve some siekti.'ss we
won't get oiver.'
''Well, sir, ha' let out a yell that jiust
shbout t'ose miy hlir. "i'he' rest of you
ain't got a hundiredi anmd tw'enty-four
l.:.-uand fth htmd iitredl andl si xty
thwo~ dollars and fifty-one cents!' lie
holkrs. 'Antd I got to die!' he says;
and het key' on kind of shoutin' It. 'I
got to dJie ! I got to dIe ! I got to
die!I' And thlen lhe p1 tehies over before
I could enkh~ himit and fell down on a
coiuple o' hiteed lob)ster' traps.
"Ole ('ap. WVhitcomb, he woke up In
lisa shack next t.oor iqid put on some
clo'es and come in. looklin' scaredl to
death. Ilim andl ne picked Oood.
field up off the trapa anal got him
home, half carryln' hina. undl him kInd
of whimperin' and slobberin' rIght on
to when woeleft him doubled up on a
rie.kety chair at his own house.
"Next day he was around, just
about the same as ever, and never
said nothin' about nothin', and the
week afttr that he taok Fred Owane
er' j i
buted by James Montgomery Flagg,
for a Rush!"
py, smiling women might be tired, nor
were they tired then, even though all
day long they had been serving train
after train of French and English
troops. literally thousands of them.
Yet what did that matter? For these
boys that came at the end of a long
day-these boys are "ours."
If your boy is in France you may be
sure he has at song of praise for the
tine women at work in the railway
canteens of our own Red Cross, for at
every Important railway Junction there
is one of our Red Cross canteens and
at each canteen there are 18 women
real, true Ameriean women.
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afterb darkshe'dtgorshbi 'ial
got stif he oee a light boewereor
heregoi thetre thn haven ahospell ut
thdam lothey had with sing taed
troople witehll them slls o them.
bosTht Lat attn of aodfed' long
day-thes aboyt aetembrs." feu
and yurbisn evrandycue shy e
we ho al ah sopns of rain'fo the
olinaon atored inne alhaye
eafntoenthe ourlum. Rie Crhis, fhroat
every ipectaof brailwnybotnctup there
isonde oorld ross deadten sand
cot eave thanstte ther a trus oma
rean, true Amgeia wa en en. o
ol Mread Crs.Go ssh od
boIn o a enstnas you mcohtdnat
itoand there was ailte ai gohd maero
toldnin' n alkin datimere but
rulthe village,hr wast sthen whnat
e'nmd ntherefigerd thw at apll s
wasjl innth tlmean soethl i'.
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olf int deeemb Inae n haule
mofty thea alm li cuoato hirst-a
rated lotieuniet ting ai f'ewnhourt hey
atereo wan t hlrune hre. eventy
odL dglare urthedtt jto an trus voi
lage)3, and yo knows there was't hard-o
foy as aol trese wnaiei anud sie.
th-ie inoltroughtt ourse(le (s.
oled I'l. ut my 'S hu namet o nifortea
Beld Cos at tn I'l, sl ou t caguel
It, got le' ~ut a good manIbys fm hoe
ovthere~i nowl tandt abou d't likei
to think ofae shot' ad lai' nt inh
cl tihe f le twst'ae routd and nobody
toa atend ltt 'meas sate homeladn'
foudatyt ita th il' ite fo
I thik wi*t itil o' to h'iae otf r st
in' trighttin'c andgi ith as fwhe litran
terd a w ImrdavilSwat