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A SPECIAL ORDER
Will Be Discussed in Senate During
LIEUT GOV. LILES RETURNS
Appropriation Bill Received From
House-Insurance Amount Limit
Columbia, Feb. 23.-The Senate
had a somewhat small attendance al
tonight's session but with the small
attendance the calendar was cleaned
up uncontested matters. A mass o
local measures was dispatched and for
Lieut. Gov. Liles, who has been in.
disposed, was at the helm tonight and
presided (lurigg the entire session.
Senator Christensen was present af
ter an enforced absence of several
lays and jumped right into the thici
of the work. Senator Laney who had
been called home on account of the ill
ness of his mother was able to re
turn to the Senate. le kept in touci
with the entire work of the Senate
Senator Laney left his mother much
Senator Christensen withdrew hi
good roads bills, the idea being tc
make way for the 1920 special com
Petitions were presented by em
-ployes of cotton mills objecting to thc
Stone bill requiring cotton mills tc
give a full hour for dinner. Operative:
of the Columbia Dunck Mill wants thc
matter left to the individual mills.
The Senate passed the Banks bill
which allows insurance on cotton ir
State warehouses through the sinking
fund commisison. The bill restrict.
the insurance to $10,000 in any on
The committee good roads bill was
made special order for tonororw at 11
o'clock. This is the genera1 good
Senator Williams wanted to ad.
vance his bill to give textile worker
ten days notice before requiring then
I to vacate homes owned by the cottor
mills. IHe felt that the bill was
necessary under the recent decision
of the Supreme Court. Common labor.
ers have more right to their home,
than have textile workers, he claimed
Senator Watson asked if tle effeel
of the bill was not to give the op
cratives the right of appeal to th<
magistrate, then the right of appeal t<
the Circuit Court and then to the Su
preme Court or otherwise delay eject.
ments for a year or more. Mr. Wil.
liam's bill also allowed a jury trial
The bill was allowed to go to the third
reading at the, request of Mr. Wil
A bill to regulate the State Hos
pital was recalled. The new measure
climates the word "insane" from . the
title of the State Hospital.
Fairfax, Feb. 23.--V. E. Bessinger
a prominent young farmer and busi
ness man, Was instantly killed ina
fieldl half a mile from the town Jim its
of Fairfax, about 10 o'clock this morn
ing by a tractor.
Mr. Bessinger was driving the trac
tor' in the field and getting into a low~
soft place, the tractor suink partly into
.the earth and reared back and fell on
young Bessinger and crushed the life
out of him. It is supposed that wheni
the tractor commenced sinking young
Bessiu'ger applied too much gasoline
and as the machine could not go for.
ward it reared back and fell on the
Mr. Bessinger was about 24 years9
ob(l and wvas possessedl of great ener
gy. Although young, he had already
accumulated a good deal of valuable
The young man is survived by hisi
father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. F. D.,
Bessinger, and one brother and two
sisters, Mrs. Virginia Tlodd and Miss
Lucile Bessinger, all of Fairfax.
R ECOR D COTTOlNN SA LE
Bennettsville, Feb. 23.-McColl &
Co. cotton merchants of Bennettsville
Ipurchased last Saturday from E. Wal
lace Evans, also of Bennettsville,
283 bales of long staple cotton, ptaying
him 86 cents per pound for the entire
lot amounting to $122,258.93. This is
the largest transaction in cotton from
a standpoint of dollars and cents that
has ever' been made in Marlboro coun
ty. At the prevailing price of short
r''nle cotton, it would take over 800
hales of short staple cotton to bring
as much as the 283 bales of long
IN GREATl lBRIT'AIN
I1,onvdon, Feb. 23.--Conscription will
he lbdlished in Gr-eat Britain March
:11, and within a month from that date
the last conscript will be entitled tr
be released, it was announ9&d by
Winston Churchib., the scrat ary of
war, in moving the army estimates in
the House of Commons today.
He stated that Great Britain had
succeeded in raising and organizing
an entirely new volunteer army which
at the time conscription would lapse
would number about 220,000, exclud
ing troops serving in India.
No Vi br at
This remarkable plant ope
under full load mounte
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Experts and laymen alike
are amazed at the quietness
and lack of vibration in the
Silent A kmo.
There are a score or more1
of electric light and power
plants that will generatd4
electricity. But how long
will they last? How often
will they require attention?
Service is what you want.
And to guarantee it 3 u
must get a plant that does
not vibrate-that runs
smoothly and quietly-that
won't shake nuts and bolts
and bearings loose-and
be out of commission In a
few months. Select the
-the plant endorsed by prominen
where. The only plant in the world
plant that does not vibrate and that
house or shake itself to pieces. Th
no special anchoring or concrete f<
it is built right.
Remember This. No electric light
pendable than its motor. And n<
short period when subject to sev
stands to reason.
And what is
Where you v
Coats andl nobby
fore you buy. A
.Just come in,
The nation would be able with her
reorganized army to place in the field
in case of emergency a force of twen
ty divisions, which includes cavalry
and aulciliary services, and supplied
with the most modern arms and
equipment a British army ever has
had, the war secretary declared in a
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ctric Light and Power P
t engineers every. Come in and
with the noiseless. All parts, except th
entificnllybalanced compact, durable ur
will not shake the mechanically perfec
e plant that needs Automatic governo
undation, because motor at every poin
even the least cxper
plant is more de- Come in yourself an
ylmotor, however rit runs-how
moto, hoever vibration. Enjoy dlc
th.a a very ete&. I i
ere vibration. It perfected and longe
and see for yourself
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more delightful than a look t
nill see the many new creatio
Spring Suits--Just receivedI
of Ladies' tailored garments.
the shopper. We know you
nd we are always glad to "E
try them on-see for yours
materials, the finish, and tes
and SILK P)RET[
memorandum in amplification of his',
Incidentally he disclosed the fact
that a new tank had been produced
with a speed of twenty miiks an hour
which has mechanically a long lif
In a trial run of 1,000 miles, he said
virtually no wear had developed.
See the Silent Alamo
e batteries, are assembled in
it, on a solid metal base. It ts
All moving ports are enclosed.
- and shut.offs safeguard the
t. It is practically impossible for
icnced operator to do it damage.
d see the plant. See how noise.
free from the ruinous effecta of
tric light and power to the fullest
c .ikent Alamo-the most highly
it-lasting plant. . Come in today.
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