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SETS ASIDE GUARANTEE
Determined to Put a Mop to,tin* Reve
lation whlrh Is Lead by Madcro.
Mexico City, March 11.?Thoroughly
aroused by tho spread of brigandage
and vandalism, incident to the revo
lution lod by Francisco I. Madero, and
determined to protect property, the
Diaz Government next week will be
gin to wage against the lawless ele
ment a pitiless war of extermination.
Resurrecting a provision of the Mex
ican Constitution, not used for fifteen
year,8 and acting under its authoriza
tion, the Government will set aside
for six months certain personal guar
antees. Then persons detected In the
ncf of highway robbery, or raiding
and any form of trainwrecklng, of cut
ting telegraph or telephone wires, or
??veil or removing a spike from the
railroad track, or throwing a stone
at a train, will be summarily shot by
those making the arrost.
Wish of the President.
Today the bill providing for thl
drastic measure was sen) to the pern
anent commission of the. Federal Con
gress. It was signed by Mijuel Ma
cedo,, sub-secretary of the department
of the Interior, and clearly states that
its enactment Is the Wlsl of the pres
That the measure does not Imme
diately become a law is due only to
official form. The permanent commis
sion is a body empowered to act dur
ing that period when Congress is not
in session. The members of the com
mission approved tli * measure, but. un
der the law. it is necessary thai the
bill Collie up for a second reading. It
was referred to a sub-committee, and
this sub-committee was instructed to
report it to tho committee today at a
special session. That it will be fa
vorably acted upon there !s no doubt.
step Townrd Martial I.aw.
I nder the Constitution the govern
ment may go further and declare mar
tial law. hut tho provisions involved
do not Inter fore with the powers of
the civil authorities, hut it does deny. I
In certain cuses, the right of formal
trial tO the accused.
Possibly the nearest approach to this
provision of the Mexican Constitution,
found in 'he Constitution of the I'nltetl
States, is that Which pM'inits, under!
certain cases, tho withdrawal of tho
Under the terms of tho measure, ap
proved by the president, the crimes
specified, as those which Will take
from the accused the ordinary right of
formal trial, include Interference with
the operation of tho trains, the inter
ference with telegraph, telephone and
transmission wires, kidnapping, high
way robbery and assault, or raiding of
the villages or farms. It Is specified
that for the crimes of Interference with
trains, cutting of plros, highway rob
bery and under certain conditions,
raiding, kidnapping and assault Bhal!
be punished by death.
If Caught In Act, Death.
It Is provided that, In cases where
t?f offender is detect >tl and arrested,
the men .'.'K'king the arrest shall ask
no other proof than the fact of the of
fense and the fact tha^.he has a per
sonal knowledge that the\mnn arrest
ed committed the act. to slTfeiot him.
In cases whore the evidence if guilt
Is not so apparent, the accusedvshall
bt given elghl days for trial. \'his
trial will be verbal and conducted >y
the authorities affecting the arrrV .j
The llrst seven days shall bo dovoteV
?o hearing stich evidence as may bo,
produced and on ill ? eighth day sen-*
(?nee shall be passed. If the penalty
\i death and tho authorities are left
no other choice in most cases the
execution must not be delayed excopt
for the purpose of seeking BXCCUtlVC
Used Once Ahead}.
In rovlOWlng tho provision of the
Mexican Constitution. President Diaz
is preparing to use again that weapon
with which be whipped his country in
\t> older many years ago. Ignorance
and cupidity, combined with vicious
ness, caused a widespread movement
of robbery, assault and wilful destruc
tion of property, especially r all way
property, and (len. Diaz met the situ
atlon by the drastic methods he hits
Tho reason for the destruction of
ihe property this time Is different, but
Gen. Diaz holds that what was effeo
live then will be today. In Its appli
cation, this law will fit the torelgner
as it will the native. In the ranks
of the rebels there are numbers of
Amet leans and a few of other national
ities. Should any of these soldiers of
fortune be captured, while In the act
of blowing up a bridge, they will not
be entitled, under this clause, of the
Constitution. ?.n any more mercv than
is accorded the Mexican revolutionists.
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? Laurent) fotton Mill. *
Mr. I,oy Lynch is about to complete
a very nice cottage on Fleming street
for Mr. J. W. Hellams.
I Mr. Wm. Walker and Mr. J. T. Led
ford have made some improvements
on their houses on Fleming street.
Mr. W. W. Hlakely has got the finest
garden In this part of the city and per
haps the best In the county. lie has
most everything and everything Is
I growing line. Kverybody that knows
Mr. Hlakely knows he is among the
; best gardeners of the county. Although
:lt may get killed yet. It has stood some
very cold weather In the last few
Mr. lt. B. King is still very ill. His
flrends hope that he will soon make
. a change for the better.
Mr. 1'. \V. Burges, of Mills street, has
: been confined to his bed for the past
I two weeks but he Is some better.
Some of his friends gathered in Sun
day afternoon and bad a good pray
er meeting at his bed side and after the
service he said he felt a lot better and
hat there wasn't anything he enjoyed
better. Mr. Uurges is a good Chris
tian old gentleman and his friends will
j bo glad to see him out again.
.A|r. Luther King has been very ill
for some time. He Is with bis father
in-law. Mr. .1. T. Summered.
Owlngs, lt. F. I>. I. ?
Rev, S. L. Watson preached a line
sermon last Sunday al Friendship, to
a very attentive congregation.
The people of Owings have pur
Chased a lot at that place for the pur
1 |tose of erecting a Presbyterian church.
The county clmlngang is grading a
? new road between Owings ami Durbln
' Creek church under tho supervision of
. Messrs. Owings. and Rldtll >. This will
: be of great benefit to the community.
Mr. and Mrs. .1. B. Cook were the
guests of Mr. W. S. Power and family
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Course of Lectures.
The Uev. T. Augustine Dwyar will
deliver a course of four illustrated lec
tures, on travels in foreign lands, at
Durban Creek Baptist church, begin
ning Monday night. March 20. Course
tickets $1.00. Single tickets cents.
John W. Slckelsmlth, Greensboro,
Pa? has three children, and like most
children they frequently take cold.
"We have tried several kinds of cough
medicine," he says, "hut have nevei
found any yet that did them as much
good as Chamberlain s Cough Rome
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Of the Condition of The Peoples Loan
und Kxchuugc Hunk, Located at Lau
rent?, S. t'?| at the Close of Business
March 7, 1911.
Loans and Discounts, .. ..$352,362.32
.onds and Stocks owned by
the Dank. 27,000.00
Furniture and Fixtures, .. 2,500.00
Hanking House. 10,000.00
Duo from Danks and Bauk
Silver and other Coin. 1,732.42
Cheeks and Cash Items. .. 49.51
Capital stock Paid in, ..$100.000.00
Surplus Fund. 25.000.00'
Undivided Profits, less Cur
rent Expenses end Taxes
Due to Hanks and Bankers. 2,832.20
Dividends Unpaid. tO.OO
Individual Deposits subject
to Cheek. 149,070.67
Time Certificates of Deposit 73,115.34
Cashier's Checks. 304.60
state of South Carolina,
County of I 1 ureas. ss.
Defore me came C. \V. Tune. Cash
ier of the above named bank, who. be
i Ing duly sworn, says that the above
j and foregoing statement is a true
condition of said bank, as shown by
I tho books of said bank.
C. W. TUNE.
? Sworn to and subscribed before me
this 13th day of March. 1911.
W. H. Washington.
Notary Public. S. C.
Correct? Attest: W. A. Watts, .1. W.
Todd. .1. O. C. Fleming. Directors.
Too Late, Too Late,
to think about taking out a policy
on your house if it is already
burning. We take a risk but not
a certainty. If you have taken
time by the forelock, and insured
your property against fire, you
that the company Will pay all
your losses. The race is to the
swift, and you owe it to your
family to protect them from all
troubles. Do not be a laggard.
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Fifth Annual Tour
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