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M'S WAIN ELECTED a
TO INSURANCE JUB
BTATE ASSEMBLY ELECTS SOME
OFFICERS AND ATTEND TO
OTHER BUSINESS. c
DISPATCHES FROM COLUMBIA
Doings and Happenings That Mark the
Progress of South Carolina People, v
Gathered Around the State Capital.
W. A. McSwain of Newberry was d
elected insuraice commissioner of
South Carolina to succeed F. 1i. Mc
Master, resigned. Only one ballot was
taken, Mr. McSwaln receiving 100 t
votes, H. G. Coker of Columbia 19, J. C
R. Fulmer of Columbia 12 and S. L. t
Miler of Columbia two. Mr. McSwain r
will enter upon his duties as soon as
he can arrange his private business, as r
it is Mr. McMaster's desire to retire t
0o soon as his sucessor may qualify. I
The name of S. M. Grist was with- r
drawn by Mr. radford and that of W. v
A. Barton by Mr. Long. 'T
the new official is a resident o' v
Newberry and is 45 years old. He c
has had much experience with insu- U
antce and trust company management,
being now vice president and manager
of the Security Loan and Investment a
Company of Newberry. He is a native It
of Cross Hill, but has resided in New- a
berry 18 or 19 years. He holds a high s
place in the esteem of the residents e
of his community and is an active C
participant in all efforts for con
munity upbuilding. He is a brother i
of Capt. John J. McSwain of Green- s
/ ville, recently commissioned in the
August Kohn of Columbia and ). C
W. 1. C. Bates of Columbia were
elected members of the board of trns
tees of the University of South Caro
lina to succeed themselves. . A. Ila
good of Charleston was elected to su
cocei J. Q. Davis or Winnsboro, retir.
ing voluntarily after rendering the in
sttution faithful and distinguished n
service. I :
Dr. T. A. Crawford and W, J. Roil- J
dey of Rock Hill and U. S. Henderson C
of Aiken were elected trustees of a
Senator J. G. Padgett of Walterboro e
was elected trustee of the Citadel. o
Two vacancies are to he filled an- p
four names were placed before the bi
joint assembly. Mr. Padgett was th.+.
only one to receive a majority on the ,
first ballot, the result of which was: ;
J. G. Iadgett, Walterhoro, 95; Col. 1U. s
M. Blythe, Greenville, 5; D. A. Spivey, n
Conway, 57; the Rev. A. N. Brunson, e
Columbia, 59. .
Agitation to declare vacant the seat
of Victor E. Rector ins the lower house h
of the general assembly from Darling- ;
ton county was effectively and pos- t
adbly finally laid when the judiciary
comlmittee madle an unfavorable rep~ort
on the Kelly resolution. which rep)ort
was accepted by a vote of 75 to 4.q
Those who voted against the commit-p
tee's report justifying the relent Ion of ii
the seat by Rector were: Balley of
Betiufort, Bloinest of Newberry, J. 0.
Kelly of Diarlingt on, the author of the '
resolution, andl W. L,. Pickens. Mr.
Rector Is also a member t'romi Darling- It
ton county. The resolution wvas tabled Ii
immedIately therea ft er. A similar re-0
port was aeject ed by the house one I
week ago. I
Members of the house passedl to
third reading the resolutiont to ratify
the federal prohi'itilon amendament by- i
a vote of 66 to 2'0. Prior to taking t
this ballot the house refuseid by a vote ii
of 29 to 612 to place athe question in a
the primary next suimmer. The mo
tion to strike out the enacting wvords e
of the resolution was lost by a vote 0
Several hours of continuous debte
-was indlulged in again. (luring which
time the martyred ghost of state 1
rights was again widely stalking;
abroad. accompanied by its phantom
rival, negro domination or equality.
Champions of the violated "issues" ex
hausted their "munition (lumps"
against an invincible war machine.
The hosts had come. not to praise. hu' a
to bury Caesar. The gallaries wer'
filled with enthusiastic spectators, who
occasionally slipped the clutch. ramp
ed the floors with their feet, yelled in 0
response to sarcastic rep~artee and tol- r
lowed the arguments with resounding
applause. Those voting against pan
sage of the resolution to thIrd reading
were: Bailey. Barnwell, Boinet, Clink
scales. Crews, Davis, J. Ei. Duncan,
'~!addy, J. J., Evans. H. Hi., Fromborg.
Hall. A. Jra., l lanmmond. -Highs, Joh:'i
son, WV. WV., Keenana. Kelly, Hi., Kelly.,
3. 0., Lesesne,. Long. Mason, Mr.
Caunts. Moore, Rivers, Scott, Sea
brook. Season, Summers and Young. C
TPhe senate passed and ordered sent
to t he house bill exempting strictly
loudal bu~ildinug and loan associations,,
which are piurely mutual and whose
sole business is the lending of money
for t he building and repairing or im-t
proving of haoutse The present tax I
laws beOar so heavily on such institu- I
tionas that many of them are goIng out I
of business. As thei-e are no other
finiaciaul aigenicies through which the I
pofir mant or the man ont salary may I
secure loans on such. adivantagee 1
terms the passage of the -bill means
much to that class of citizens. Ii
Mr. Moore of Abbeville led the fight
i Opposition to the measure, which he
haracter;zed as a "shackle." It was'
egarding every man as a grand rae.
al. his observation was that men
vere "botter when put on their honor
han by circumspribing them." The
allot was a God given right and vot
rs should not be held in duress.
Mr. llughes of Oconee agreed that
oters should not be held in duress,
but if the provisions of ths bill are
uress, God knows we need more of
L." Its chief object was to protect
lie voters from "bootleggein" and
thers who voted those un .ble to
lake out their own ticket, "dften ly
ig to the voter and seeing that the
rong name is scratched. how often
oes the will of the bootlegger go into
lie ballot box and not that of the man
rho casts the vote."
Mi. IAles of Orangeburg made an
arnest appeal for the passage of the
ill. "We have heard much about the
esire to protect the white man in the
allot. If this doesn't protect him,i
lien he can't be protected."
Mr. Young of Charleston led the de
ate with an explanation of the suc
ossful working of the law in Charles.
>n and of the small amount of money
ecessary to introduce Ile system.
The members of the senate unani
ously joined the farces for conserva
on which are led by llerbert Iloover,
'iitel State food administrator. A
esolution was adopted indorsing the
cork and the policies of Mr. Hoover.
his means that the members favor
'heatless days, meatless days, less
onsumption of sugar and pork prod
ets. The resolution was proposed by
enator Ioattie of Kershaw.
The State senate in one hour passed
nd ordered ratified four bills, and
assed and sent to the house nine bills.
nd then began the consideration of
wond reading bills. When it adjourn.
d to meet with the house to elect
ertain State officers, it had under
onsideraton a bill to put upon the
onor roll all bona fide Confederate
oldiers and sailors and widows of
onfederate soldiers and sailors and
ompensate them for services .render
d from 1861 to 1865.
Adjournment sine die when the
auntiy supply and approPrlation bill.;
re disposed of was proposed in a
solution introduced by Representa
ve Moore of Abbeville. Immediate
Ii:4ideration was objected to.
Lieutenant Governor Beth('a an
Dunced the aipointment of Senator
Reese \Villiams of Lancaster, Alan
ihnstone of Newberry and J. W. M
own of ~l'orence as the committee
thorized by the resolution passed to
ivestigate the charges made by Gov
rnor Manning in his veto message
ii the game warden bill which was
assed at the last session of the legis
A resolution was unanimously adopt
the house of tepresentatives ask.
ig the state tax commission to r' -
mind its order relative to the assess
lent of all lands and personal prop
rty at 50 per c(nt of actual values.
uch action, it was argued would be
nwise and ill timed. with the presen'
igh prices obtaining for all conn:
ities. Also that it was not within
(e province of the legislature to r,,
iso all tax levies to adjuist thie inci.
ental dlemorailization. The r'esolut ion
as intrtoduced by Rtepresentti ves
'nole of Aikent. WVassom of Gr'eenville.
oberts of .Jasper and Crews of ltich
Service Flags for House.
Service flags of the army and the
r.vy are to he placed in th l egislat ive
alls in hiono' of the ineD who ar'e now
the service. Thle eergeant at arms
fIthe house w~as ine.truict ed toI procure
.mc-h ears immniedina'e'y. Th e r'esolm
on was offered by Rlapresenitat ive'
'anilels and Goodwi-n.
A ii was intr'odumced by Repr'esen.
itivye lIM tor' of D)arlingt on designed
Sraise thle standard of contty super
imendents of education. Provisiors:
r'e that nto man shall he electe to1I
uis office "who is not a gr'aduate of a
)llege approved by thle state b~oarda of
liuintion. whoir has not taken a profes.
onal course of not less than 12 seme.
rm hioursr and who (loes not piossess a*
'ast one year's actuali class room ex
crience as a t eac(her'.'' I is fuirther
rovidled that the terms of the> act
haalI nuot apply to t he elect ion or' ap.
ninment of any persotn who has had
mree years' exp~erience as a teache:'.
nd( tthat tie itncumbihent shall lie inell.
ihle for re-electioni. A stadnardc sal
r'y of $1 200 and traveling expenise.
The Stafford lill was -passed limit
ig thle numbher of wvorkinug hours in
ofttin andr woolen mills and fIxing pay
lent of certaint ('lasses of laborers.
ixty hour-s was fIxed as the labor
mit or six dhays of 10) hours eachi.
lechaies. engineers. fi remeti, wvat ch
ten, teamusters. yard employees and
lerical wo'rkers are to recelive one
ud( one-halIf pay13 for- over t ine. Tlhe
reek in the voott andl wooheni mills is
imnited to six day3s of I10 hour's each.
'bolationus are punlighable by fineis (if
Lot mote thiati $100 nor less thani $%5
r inmprisounmetnt not to exc-eed 30 day.
No drive is to be made upon th
tote legislature at the pr'esent ser
ion for the cause of equal .suffriage.
'ho resolui tin, liending in thle lowet
0ouse, was withirartwn by Reptesenta
lve Hortn of Spat'tanburg, authtot' of
he measure. This actioni wa's takce'i
n direct conusequtence of passage of
tie federai suffr'age amenmetit by
he lower honse of the national con
ress anid in anticipation of approvi!
ry the ~united States senate. Wnen t'e
nindled that the lapper house of thie
lat'.onal congress had not yet concurs
e4, Mr. Horton expressed hisa assur
naeao ntaln approval.
EVEN THE CI
li - elai l sV xatn ae
So 'veni tihl' littlel chilllr'1n in Ihl' (listrl
fItuu frig;htfulnecss. The tots in this g
AIR FEA TS OF TH
Walcott, Since Shot Down Over
German Lines. Tells of
MAKES DIVE OF 10,000 FEET
Aviator Reaches Ground Safely Al
though All the Wires on His Ma
chine Are Loosened - Spend
Holiday in Air.
Watshington.-W ord ictit res of the
wvork off the iit'iiit's of the Lafityette
Sytqlslrion 111(1 othetr Ainettrl'ann :viiIors
in irance are0 I fl' given i) lItters Vhic h
lr. Clitrles I1. Wa leit I, secroary of
ti Siiithsonitin isti ttilou, l1is re
eelvei froin his sin. E. S. Wauleott,
wVhose' tlrlephine fell "sruinewhere'l he
hind Ihe truolii lines" alonmg the vtst
ere front. Te' allusions to th' work
of tlie Aeie'nlt'uii II viIntors ona('lint IIed iii
these lette's ore all thetl' o re liuttiest
ing at this tine in view of the fact
tt t he nIt'1n abouitt whoutu Walcott
w%'ote have Just been commiissionltl in
the Atneirieni atir st'rvice on the reC
olinunentintion of General Pershing.
IDortir Wialt'ott hits r'eceivtd a dis"
patch froui 'aris Iiforrtning hit that
his son fell vthini the oninoy lines
l'cembder 12 while tight ing tiree sin
gle-setters, aftlr ht ving den11olIshtet'd an
eneiiiy two-senter. 1111(1 thit his t'te is
unicertain. Inquiiries are heing inatle
tO ascertnin, If p)(ssibll', frorn (erinalny
w'hethe'r young WailIot Wias se0iusl3'
injiurell Or no4t.
In a lettr laIed Novemher 13, in re
Sponls. to an1 Inf1iry ubouit ('n11nphell,
tn ivini tor frotim (h'Itloog i. who was re
port edt lost, young Valeot t wrote as
"C(ampbe~ ~lll wiasiiI li th IAnfa yet tO l's
('ld riIto. n111l t heyar a i21ninhter (If the
snine gr'oup as Silirtlro 84. so I have
asked thtni iihout htn. Ito wvas on n
1pn1itrl th ian'ohe "1hap1; 11hey attinek
ed( suinelt Ilochets, and whenvloi it waIs over
the itther chap wvas alono. 'atuiphell
wals brloltiht do wnl In (ern an teorrltory
: nd 5 sottepottd inils'4ing. 1 tbelileve the
i'hip he' wa:s wIth hats seenl and1( tatlked(
to ('i1a1utup l's fathe Iir' 01' n c1110lose. ret
iih'out t he 1st of Septetiber. Teon days
niga wvordt wasil rtet'lived( froin the Aliner
enil ttd with tein, a prtsoneri in Ger
"'IThere'i ar Pt' 1ny i siilinr 1 en'Cses
whr linen120 brouighit dtown wi th triplded
11iies or IS SeenI to) lose'I a' wing or- two.
"ForI is tance, thiere irt itwio ofliters
llt the' grouip whon ar e itn thle Ibest (of
hieal1th and (til y wolrking. Severalt
ther a ad t'ollie 1111Ia the atir. One
lttinnehit' ('lt Ithe ta11 ilgg ing etupiijlete
ly off ii titothr planei, and11 then they3
separatel~d, 1ne plta wi thotut ai tatl
parlts of a ta11l inixerut aiotg the enlest'
iand struts oIf 011e sidet of his inehl ie.
'They hotht laded in lFrnine', onie on hIs
whee'ils, fohllowedt 1)y it enoaltage, or
stomelrsaul It turnol(ver, Ite (Iot'erl uIte
In the' hiospitt, and1( bacik t hey areo
"'1'tinthi ~i Murr, an Aiittnet n 11ind n
fienod oif h't'us, had th te conunands 1(1 (If
Sig bt tie ia 'll, Itihe21 ateral ba11 Ilin'e
onily it skinlned nose for enisuties t', andt
got a deorlatit for It.
Dives Vertically 10,060 Feet.
10.00t0 feeot verticnlly ando wIith full mI'o
luir (on, therebyti~ galiig COnsid~er'able
speeid, '15 you1 ennI Iiline lie camte
ight ontt p 11(f the hallloi, Sho(t 2and(,
to keepI from htiit t Ing It, ynniked ax
dIve in the iuorest frac'ton ii of as'c.
undli. lniineitt thi- stritln on the mia
wi'res hadt steveral incesag in them;
the metal conn'ctions of the cables In
to the struts anid wood (It the wIngs
hadiu hIt Into the wood enou1gh to give
"Miachines are built, to stand' 1m
IILDREN WEAR GAS MASI
u > -
witi w i h the 'I t tu .'n. aej n : at a ;1(a
((5 ('loSe to '.ie light Ii inaes itt tit wa *tr .
roiu) ol their wIay to s'e.' oal in lb'Iltus a: re
E LAFAYETE MEN
teense pressure on tlt' under shle of t
their vings. In son(e ierohtilc tnn- (
invers I was trying the other day I }
1in1(1 niistakes an1( enused Ihe nnclin e
to stall anl then fall in such a way
that the full weight was sut)pportel by
thie upper surflce--hy the wires whaich
in inost tuntcthines are supposed merely
to support the weight of the wings
wel the nntahino is on the graund.
"Yes, the S pnd is a wetll1-hnilt ia- s
chine, the nearest thin It perfection a
in point of strengtIi. speed, and (all1ih
lng power I've seen yaet. Of course, tl's a
heavy. anti that's why they put 150-:?.1() ti
hors(' poVer in themn. The other sciiool,
that of 11 light ntinchine wtih a light It
luoItor, (ltialiiig for its scceass on
I:lck of weight rother hi an exoess of
Ipower, May stpthait the heaavier nit- I
chtiie in tine; I can't tell.
"Yest e'rIay there wns "a'\ .vwwre ,.lt
int honor of (tunetner, nti aleorattions g
for the pihns of the group who had si
w'' Ihia'Iii. 'TIhree At.: I h'tns .yra'I V((I
the ('rod x tie (itterre-n--mettlwt rs af the It'
l.fnyette E' entirilte. Iufheri'y, the 11
A t'ie(len ii (e, (etnl et the Atritlnn a
hng re'se'ntd to ()the os llle by Mrs. I,
McAdlot and(1 the elployees of the
treatsury departitent. bestles the two
a viati(n etlieoms of l.'ranie. it' was l
etille et ta receive his <lecorationt for
havi tng in the ('ourse it (ant' taly ictl
seven entuhats, (escenlel (six) one I
I h'rtunu lae lain laies, and forced ive t
(it hers to landiat hehinda their 1ies,
(which tIueans that he is oleih lly cred
it t'd w iith one-his thirt 'etnth-anid that
the otiar live, thougli irohnhly Ibrought
lown, (14 not count for Itni heanuse
hiete were not tie 'ecassatlry Vi tnesses
retliuire(d ly the Fret'tnh reguttlati.)
"A1vitetars fire not very nillitary. ''he t
chief af oils' of the s scntilles wts ('(ttI
tnt ssioned to (a'tnditii11(1 the nte'liatni(5, a
who atre plain soiliers witl riIt's tami
steel halnt.s, far the aae ~nsint. Ia, is,
a lilt of a caiwn ad atitset lthe etire
ga tering. kidintg withi tim' ailliee'rs.
Them pilaots of each- oif t he live 'setn
adille it5were In tnuatre or less faoiion,
ttost ofl then'ti with hi ifads in thir poack
at s, for it wats chtilty. anda piresentlinga a
tnixlture oif uitttfortiis unitparaleIeda int
its hieteraigeniei ty. Every br-anch of the
se'rvie retpreseniteat endless aerlsaitial
ladens ini adress,.
Spent Their Holiday in the Air.
"'Hecanuse aif thle ate-s~aitn, repoise tndal
Ihaetn grntted tat thle etir te grou i for lai
the afternootn, a nothter graoup t takin . I u
aover our lit rails. Sa aI hat I a fter t heii
review eVery one had thle aftta'rniona toat
AN AIRPLANE CAMERA
This ype l eno-rn h~h n don t
will e usd byAnteiennaviaion4
eralii* is ans ataoaain iatic, ii artinia
ennl lie sat in y dva'nand te eatirea
oIsratoane oftan te itrela il
ar tessings of ea li theuto or.' the puli
ol'rh Is tins.Th itnatnrn t unka es rttai
uauose pert aviie ~ afnal tharrai an t r
will lbe In valtablae in thle rea'aintissanice
work of the aritay. The etttert is il
toadedt wvtith Plates tind a nutubear of si
pictures eain be taken succeessively with- ii
out additlornal work. A liritish royal ka
,tlylngj catrps mnan is in the mtuhne. I
(S IN REIMS '
I li1neS w ' n1 r p'O ters , f 11 -r '1 11lSons,
; :in ks (I) protet th1ein ves\ froin
till provi(de4(l wilth iitasks.
vaste---t 511111y chy, wihl ('II s gluit
inuas1itlts mont11h. WVIthin a hull
tou' ('very t1unchin1e fhlt wIts in work
ng order was in the atir, forining int
;I oup11s and then of1' for the lites, just
o(1king for trouble-v1toluIItary patrol,
hey cnll it. Which opened mny eyes a
d t as to the spirit in the French nyla
ion service after three years of w\ar.'
ii auno11her letter, written December
youn;g Walcott says:
"I tried to give you some Iden of the
trengIth of a SiaI In a letter a while
go. At Iomeit' pteo1le spletak of at factor
f sofety, neaning the nunlter of tim11's
tronger the mnehine is thanl is neces
1ry for lain flyting. Thei Sti Is innde
l1 that it 0 natt ('1't 'hai.t' it, 110 titt ter
hat he dloes In the air-tdive 1ts far
tnd as fast as he 01nn1 a1nl stop 1ts hI1
tlly :Is he entn, it stannds the iaket.
If ('ours.', lit ttrs <10 stop, and if It
app e4'ns o4Ivetr a 1n111 lit 11111 I rnge- -well,
aint's J11st h 1arul luck.
"1:1 Vi' hil a few pafrols since lust
wt e4le. Orn- of a Idg height - .1,1000 to
!iIIII Hiteters, 'o1n51lterIllly alb)OVisve the
'111ds, wliehi 11hnost shut out the
-011111 heirw ;t a wontil'rfully' bautifull
t,l. iut henst ly ('011- -1t1a a au l'
hi on the rlouwis were 1ow\ anti solid,
he pa trol stlays at .lust the height of
1' tlo1tlis, i1hi11ng in the1n, slipping out
gain t1 look : ronttnl. If it sttys he
)w the en'l'1ny atirrlull a'rtft guns 1pop
l'' it wleun'ver 1'11' tIlt' 1111's, 111111 at
low' altuitlll' that is rathter a1wkcwnard.
n til- paltrol showt~s Itself tas little aIs
'It's lots of sport to Iry to I: eep wit ii
he patrol; he bePhini 1111' ('tcief of pa.
rl'(I, set' ht 11 diSap~pearI, 1a11( then bu111ny
ito aIt fog bank , a low-han iginag cloud,
:1n not see a dlarn thing. Theni live
IWli (1iut (If It t' 'l(ut, w41ntlel'rinag
rhlether Ilhe oft l'r guy is right under
lentli or not ; dart out of thlie (l'1ud 1111(1
00 hinili, nybe 500 yarls atway, going
t r'ight Illgle's. h'l'en hul:k Ip lt(1(
urn It 1u11l fast inal give her flt' ger
-full sp)'ed~ to ('111n t i p -:nti 5t 01n.
;' i l l ht'10(' reg1htlin: al rtilllty h"r'.
tarit o 0 un1ve 1(1n11'( to111 run;(', utch,
Zip; i he's 1u ofl' tlst4hit i tt lo t's
r Intt 'h1 till yI'sllw isb ntn.
'.r bak eofI 41 i his llN it very ch'n
C31vrinbeliirii30.'lthe followng hlassages
Yester: Sayns.akgvn iy
Nvtw l 'In I rk. l IIan init it n lner,
ris r'ather t1' t'fns'. They have'ii sthe
nostIl Vi rem irkable chef SoupII4i' nue fish1
bi al hi bird lieelti m t. re ,h ri
l'rtoailt as t le r n t . It~tlt 4n a1tl atill'
its f awl. nl Iuh-y tll s il
SA nly Becutre ohi Ciornnt r
pite ow eods lIc.tsffuitw,
11teher (In at1' tiut fif ill' ilihll It . k
l hs~yi id frain lii'ti"g r 'he i ile it (Otht
food<| fnor fill' balilt he iS, it rol.snw
few lirkhtar, bt ll Vthey hlo to de
alt.tad o ti hup 'o pfite whn thle
ne fr the retns. Pemiso n to
lii the (lepind toe lre ttn' rotn
N~Sew on.aionro ininh.enoneg.
NEWS OF THE WEEK
FROM CAMP SEVIER
ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES AT CAMP
ARE COMPULSORY DURING
SLUSH SOPS OUTDOOR WORK
Rev. Gribbin, Recently of Wilmington,
Arrives A.s Extra Chaplain Under
the War Commision.
Cam p Sevier. Greenville. - The
heavy slush and unmelted ice have
done lolre than cold utld in forcin
S tmor iiiary SulpellnsOin of the athletle
activit1ias rnductled by the plhysical
stall ut the Army Y. M. C. A. and
until the ground dries. otT very little
athleth:s on any large scale can be at
tetillpted. At almost all of the sevoI
associat ion buildings, whole Cilnpan
ies and in some cases hattalions hava
ben detailed by their commanders for
ciompulsory athletics at certain hours
and this, of course, makes the work
of the physical directors there tmuea
easier and also insures far better anl
more widespread results with the men.
John L. Collins, master hospital ser
geant medical department, attached to
the division surgeon's office here, has
bdeun comninisioned a first lieutenant.
Sanitary Corps. N. A., and transferret
to the Medical Supply Depot at At.
The Rev. Robert E. Gribben, uutil
recentily rector of St. John's, Wilming
ton, N. C.. has come here as an extra
chaplain under the war commission
of the Episcopnl church. There are
I hut two regular chaplains of the Epis.
8onal faith- in the division and one of
these is sooni to leave. Mr. ribbiin
was for motrte thiani t wo yetir assistant
rector (t Grace Church. Charleston.
'Thie Th-Itieth )iilsion passed
through the recent period of uilpre
cod-euted .severe wt-n ther without a
s' gle deathl i.nd s0 far as the aut hor
it ies know. Without any undue suffer
Ing. It Is stated on good authority
that a tet isn't the tmast plea sant
place on en rt h when t he mercut y is
tiitling with zero, but few are the
places that are om fortable on suc-h
occasions. 'T'here has been no not Ic.
able increase in sickness due to the
weather, the men being suflciently
ca otled to resist King W inter.
Outdoor- work has been practically
suspended for the past few days it
('amp Sevier. due to the ice covered
ground. Indoor Inst ruition. however,
is being pushed a8 much as pif05bl"
and all the schools are aotntin Uin g their
work. Trench o0 1u1patml. rifle prat.
the, thrill bayonet practice and simi
i lar activities w-ill not ie resumed for
soeveral days p Obal)ly. .
A board to set tie all claims for dam.
ages due to oi ap;iton f tlhe original
site af the caup. in-cluding damages
to adjacent hinds. lits ben appointed
(onisistiiig oif Maj. Alexander (' l)oyle,
H. ~ V. (a iiphell,. as recorder. (Claims
regardinmg the' itie andl artiller.V ranges
will not he considered biy thIs hoard.
It is pos: Ible that thle diver In the
mtIor 1 tra ins or thIie TPhIirtielh 1)1 vislonl
will have thei pileasure of adlriing the
Ituck,. whi lhl they are to have In
iiance from I heir fact oi'es to the
ure~ is beinug geueai 'lly iresorted to
IPlanst ar-a blinig aonisidleredl for en
larginug the (Campj Sovier' Trench andl
('amp11 fromi Its liletfist ilght to 12 or'
h6 pageas biy t he' In srti on of ad verti194
i ets. Theii demandlil for this newsy
weeklyvai of th aold 0 rs'~ doigs hats beent
-constantly graaler l,..ini the supply andi
ii s iilioped that t hi' neceptanlce of tad
vtlis ing w~.-ill pro'tv 1(1 fun ids for cear
r-ying more- r-adling miatter-. The ipaer
with1) smhir al pers al' ahi(t othe~s r ampi,
Nationaul War Wak ( 'mnet of the Y
M. C. A. tad is distrihuted free. to the
A local branch of the Jeish l3o:i i.h
for We fllfa' Work In the I'nI teda Stales
army itnid naiv y has been r'gaiz1-di
here and1( committees to hatille var-ious
divisions of the work a ppoiltne. There
are less thant a .h ondrd-ca a-rsain s of
JTewish (aith In thle Tbhir-tie' ii vi sioni.
Const ructlin of two of tha three
small woodlen Y. M. C. A. buliiligt
rcelit ly auithiz -ed herec ina diIttin
to the live' .'ll sized units ormiginally
built. hasa beena commniataed. andt limi
her is beinhg hau tled rotr thle thlird cal.
for thea tethitionlat full slazed bilding.
Two oft the simall i ts will rieo)lta-e
taents at th eiin~iOunlt stattionsi and at
thie field silgnal bittallon, iwh ile thae
third wjil lie loenited ait the One Iluni
*~e andt (1( Th i-rteenath l-iehi Ari-tillery.
The new bIrg:ui ilb lcda
:Iin aludr-dalndi a Twenutlet h in
Kills Self in Jail Bath Tub.
Greaenwooad.- Sam 11Iughiey. a negro
arr-estedl on the charge of stealing
wihiskecy ftrtm thle StlIherni Express
(Com pany's loal ottIce and selling It.
'ommtfjitl suit-tae In a baith tub In
the aell at t tha-e I j ail duintg thle n ight.
TPhel-a was only aboit a faot olf wvater
in t he tatb. T'h ree othie'r iinares were
arretsteda with him i on thle samte chiairge
anal two of lthem said lht tried to bor
row a knife and madeo somei throata nt
killing himself. One of the three r
rested was requIred to give bond. (