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ON EXTRA SESSION
Acting an Governor of Now Jersey
and Not as President- r.?cct. (jetting
Views of Different People on advls
ability of Calling Extra Session.
Trenton, N. J., Nov.- 12.?President
elect Woodrow Wilson has not
"breathed to a soul" whether he will
call a special session of congress to
revise the tariff. The governor declar
ed today he had not expressed an
opinion on this topic to anybody nor
allowed himself to form one. He is
hearing all sides of the case, he said.
Nathan Hirsch, a member of the,
New York democratic state commit
tee, a presidental elector and a manu
facturer of cotton goods, was the first
man who got access to the governor.
Hirsch suggested that to handle tbe
tariff there would be appointed sepa
rate commissions for every kind of
The president-elect told him thut
he was not taking up these subjects
at the present time, but asked him
to prepare a memorandum of his
views and send it in. ^
Princeton. N. J., Nov. 12.?President
elect Woodrow Wilson prepared to be
governor today, abandoning his Role
of future national executive. He had
many appointments with commissions
and state olllcers and was to dedicate
a new building for girls at the state
Going to Trenton this morning, he
cautioned his chaffeur as he had not
forgot the bump he got several days
' ago when the machine struck a big
mound in the road.
II IP- HIP-HOOKA Y COM PA N Y.
Attraction at the Opera House Tomor
row Evening. Over Twenty People
in the Show.
The Hip-Hip Hooray company will
give a performance at the opera house
tomorrow evening. The company
comes to Laurens rather unexpected
ly, but as the schedule became dis
arranged Laurens was selected for
the unfilled date. The oompany has
twenty two members in it and is said
to be a high class troupe.
The following Is a clipping from
Winston-3alem, N. C.t
With as pretty a bunch of chorus
girlB as one would care to gaze upon,
a couple of exceedingly clever Ger
man comedians, and a number of oth
er principals who did their parts to
perfection, the big New York'success
HIp-Hlp-Hooraw opened the BIItb au
ditorium last night with a house that
could hold but few more. There 'are
25 people In the cast and musical num
bers are many. The chorus la large
and exceedingly well voiced.
Seats now on sale at Palmetto Drug
Store. Price 25c, 50c, 75c Mid a few
seatfl at $1.00.
$1,000 VERDICT AGAINST MILL.
Mrs. Nannie Tucker Awarded Verdict
of ?1,000 for the Death of her Lit
Mrs. Nannte Tucker was awarded a
verdict of $1.000 against the Clinton
Cotton Mills In the court-of common
pleas Saturday, In one of the suits
for JfiO.000 each which she has insti
tuted against tliat mill because of the
death by drowning of her two little
boys in the mill pond. The verdict
was won in the case in which Mrs.
Tucker wns acting; as administratrix
of the estate of Roy Tucker. The oth
er case, that of Tommy Tucker, was
given to the jury yesterday afternoon
and the jury was in the room wheu
The Advertiser went to press iasl
Other cases tried have been:
W. B. Knight vs Jno. L. Knight, in
volving a half interest in a tract of
lOfi acres in the possession of the de
fendant. A verdict was rendered for
In the case of Cray & Basterby vs
Jeff Armstrong, a verdict was ren
dered for the defendant.
In the case of Counts & Cowan vs
O. P. Goodwin and R. A. Cooper, a
verdict was returned for the defend
ORK AT VICTORY CF.LKHR ATKD.
School Children Parade Wednesday
and Older Folks Celebrate by Fire
The victory of Woodrow Wilson was
fittingly celebrated in I.aurens Thurs
day night. A large number of citizens
gathered on the public square and
held tfc- fireworks display and shot
cannon crackqrs Roman candles etc.
A general Jollification was indulged
in, both by 'he old and the young.
Wednesday morning, the children of
the graded school paraded on the pub
lic square and competed for a prize.
The different grades marched before a
committee of judges who picked out
the best marching class. After sev
eral circles of the square were made,
the selection narrowed down to the
eighth, ninth and tenth grades. Then
the ninth grade was eliminated and the
choice was between the remaining two.
Finally the judges selected the eighth
grade as the best marchers. The mon
itor for that grade is James Donnan.
County Hospital to Move.
The Laurcns County Hospital will
wove Into more commodious quarters
at thfc old Irby mansion this week. It
has been thoroughly fitted up with
conveniences necessary for thorough
work. Many improvements have been
made and when everything Is gotten
in order the hospital will be well pre
pared to take care of all the cases
given to Its care. The movement of
furniture will begin today.
FROM THE COUNTY
News Letters From Many
GIVE LOCAL NEWS
Happenings of Interest to Mnn> Pco
plo all over the County and to Those
Who Hare Left the Family Hearth
stone and gone to Other States*
Dials, Nov. 11.?Rev. J. P. Attaway
preached to a large and appreciative
audience Sunday morning. Mr, Atta
way will fill one more appointment
at Dials, before conference convenes
Messrs. .lohn Simmons and Kniest
Harris, spent Tuesday nignt in Green
Miss Ruth Curry spent Saturday In
Misses Cecil Owings sind Xita Hun
ter of Chicorn College visited their
parents last week.
Misses Lucllo Cox, and Lena Ropp
of Gray Court, were the guests of Miss
Cecil Owings Sunday.
Misses Mary Belle and Sarah Habb
of the Shliob section spent the week
end with Mr. 1). I). Harris and family.
Mr. C. F. Rrooks, of Laurens spent
Saturday night and Sunday with home
Misses Fannie and Sallie Brownlee
were the guests of Mrs. W. S. Holt,
of Hendersonville Saturday.
Mr. Frank Gray has returned to the
North Greenville high school, after
a short visit with his parents.
Mrs. Dan Cooper and little son, have
returned to their Ijome in Columbia,
after a visit with her grandmother,
Mrs. J. S. Rrooks.
The annual Floral Show at Owings
was largely attended from here. The
exhibits of flowers were beautiful, as
were also the fancy work, .ludging by
the crowd present -the ladies of the
society must have made a handsome
Mrs. Robert Owings and children,
of Fountain Inn visited Mr. H. Y. Sim
mons and family, Sunday.
Ekom, Nov. 11.?We are having lino
weather now and farmers are hurry
ing to finish picking cotton and sow
ing grain. We are glad the people are
awaking to the fact that more corn,
and a lot of grain sown and less cot
ton is what Is needed in our country.
Mrs. J. S. Rennen and Mrs. Henry
Wright, of Laurens, took dinner with
Mrs. Mamie Caldwell Sunday and Mrs.
Bennett spoke In the afternoon to the
young people's union, and to the Sun
beam society at I'nion church. Every
one present enjoyed the excellent talk
and feel sure that it encouraged us
so much to go forward in the work,
that we have just started into.
Mrs. R. R. Coley and daughter, and
Miss Agnes Cooper spent Sunday with
Mr. L. C. Culbertson and family.
Mrs. Mattle Raits and little son.
Miss Pearl Culbertson and Dr. and
Mrs. J. G. Cooper spent last Wednes
day with Mrs. Ix>u Culbertson nnd
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Stone spent
Sunday with Mr. Carl Culbertson and
Mr. and Mrs. T. II. Hurts visited at
the home of Mr. C. C. Caldwell Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Joel Moore visited the
family of Mr. W. A. Traynham recent
Mr. lrby Eleldge and family of
Royds mill spent Sunday with Mrs. T.
Misses Mary and Nell Burnts spent
a few days of last week with their
sister, Mrs. Blanche Culbertson.
Hillside, Nov. 11.?Messrs. W. Y., G.
F. and F. L. Weathers, C. T., and J. A.
Peden, J. T.. and G. W. Adalr, J. W.
and H. E. Woods, J. E. and W. M. Tol
llson and J. H. Pace, all of Hillside
were In Greenville Monday
Whooping-cough is sweeping Hill
side. There will probably be fifty cas
es in Hillside within a fortnight.
Wilson Is elected next president!"
The democrats are at last In power
again. May democracy's power never
W. Y. Weathers and C. T. Peden
made a business trip to Greenville Fri
Mr. and Mrs. Mllledge Melton ex
(Contlnued on Page Four.)
OVER NEW COUNTY
Clinton People Have Sub
scribed Over $20,000.
RALLY WAS HELD
Chronicle issues u Special Edition and
u Huge (?athcrinn: of People Meet
and Subscribe towards Buildings for
Proposed New County. Outside
Clinton, Nov. r_\ A great deal of
enthusiasm for the formation of n now
county with Clinton as the county
; seal has developed here. The pro
moters of the scheme devised a plan
to stir up universal interest by devot
ing .Monday to a grand rally. At 10
a. in. the town hell and gro whistles
sounded and a parade of probably
1500 men. women and children, carry
ing banners. Hags and horns, and;
shouting for the new county traversed
the length of Broad street.
The Chronicle, the local newspaper.
Issued a broadside special on Saturday
devoted* to the cause. Monday night
a mass meeting was held in Copolnnd's
hall when the details of the movement
were taken up for careful considera
tion. A speech was made by Mr.
T. B. Butler, mayor of Qaffney, giv
ing experiences and practical sugges
tions. Dr. Jacobs, the Rev, P. 1).
Jones, Dr. Douglas, and Mr. J. F. Jac
obs made speeches bearing on the de
sirability of Ahe success of the scheme
and means of raising necessary funds.
A subscription of nearly $20,000 was
The rejoicing over the election of
Woodrow Wilson has been manifested
in several ways In Clinton. The col
lege boys gave vent to their joy when
the assurance of democratic victory
came Tuesday night by a picturesque
march down town with bugles and
drums and college cheers,' Doctor
Jacobs gave holiday at the Thornwell
Orphanage on Friday to celebrate the
event. Dr. Douglas gave the college
students Saturday. Prof. Hall turned
the graded school pupils loose after
the Musgrove county parade Monday.
Several Clintoninns claim the pres
ident-elect as a personal acquaint
ance or friend; among them Dr. W. P.
Jacobs, Dr. D. M. Douglas, and Dr.
and Mrs. W. S. Bean.
Presbyterian and Methodists.
Wofford's track team came here on
Friday to contend with the Presby
terian college team in running, jump
ing, weight-throwing and the like.
Both teams showed fine spirit and
good training In: the superiority of
the home team was easily manifest
ed, they scoring more than GO out
of a hundred points.
The HuptiNts Have a Preacner.
The Baptists have secured the ser
vices of the Rev. J. D. Vass as supply
preacher until January 1st. The Rev.
Mr. Vass is a member of the faculty
of Furman University and the Bap
tists esteem themselves mo'st fortu
nate in having the pleasure of hear
ing him preach regularly.
Fannie Bailey Park.
Mrs. Fannie Bailey lias given a 15
acre track on Elizabeth street to ?the
town of Clinton for a public park.
It is a beautiful wooded piece of
ground and will prove of Increasing
value to the town as the years go on.
It will perpetuate the name of the
donor, being known as the "Fannie
The Inter-Church, a weekly religious
newspaper to be published here by
the Ree. J. B. Branch and the Rev. T.
B, Simpson, is assured of success. A
capitalization of $10.000 has been se
cured and the promise of financial
supp.rt from men of means.
The machinery for printing it ha*
been ordered and the offices will prob
ably be in order for business before
The Rev. A. S. Winslow, formerly
superintendent of the Clinton mills,
but now a minister of the Baptist de
nomination and associated with the
Rev. C. Lewis FoWler in Lexington |
College. Missouri, is visiting in Clin
ton. He preached In the Baptist
church Sunday morning and in Thorn
well Memorial church Sunday after
noon and numbers of his friends en
Joyed 'he pleasure of hearing him on
THOMAS RILEY MARSHALL.
Ml*. Ceo. Taylor of Orccnvl C \isi!
ed his mint, Mrs. W. G. Neville, the
.lohn C. Davis is visiting friends in
Mrs. Corrle Rivera of Spartanburg,
Is the guost of Mrs. J. W. Copeland.
Mrs. D. M. Douglas has returned
from a protracted series of visits north
Invitations are out to the marriage
of Miss Marion McCrary to Mr. W.
Granvllle Taylor of Ashevllle. The
wedding will take place in the First
Presbyterian church at six o'clock on
the afternoon of November i.'7th.
Dr. Jacobs is attending the meeting
of the charities and correction asso
ciation in Greenville this week.
Preparations are about completed
for the bazaar, which will he the cen
ter of interest and attraction tomor
row and Thursday, 't is to he held
in Copclnnd's Hall w. ,ch is beautiful
ly decorated for the occasion.
Miss Ruth Bailey has returned from
Columbia, where she nas recently un
dergone surgical treatment at a hos
pital there. She has been ill for a
long time and her host of friends hope
that her recovery will be rapid.
ALONE IN NEW YORK.
Tille of an Interesting Film to lie
Shown at the Picture Show Tonight.
Several weeks ago, an especially at
tractive Mini, showing a few incident^
in the life of a young girl in New
York was shown at the moving pic
ture show. The film is entitled "What
Happened to Mary", the story being
run now in the Ladies World. The
second of these Ulms will bo shown
this evening and Mr. Lavender is ex
pecting a large crowd to see It, as
many expressed a desire to see the
second number In the series, in the
future, other films nbOUt the same
subject will be shown. r. Lavender
states that there will . a plenty of
time after prayer meeting to see this
picture. The Pathe weekly Ulms will
also be shown Wednesday night, m
account of the show Thursday nit, it.
A feature reel, entitled "Barneses.
King of Egypt" will be shown Monday
evening. This is an Interesting scene
taken from the early life of the Egyp
tians and is said to be an exceptional
ly beautiful picture.
On State Committe.
Mr. P. S. Bailey has been named as
one of a commit'-* from each con
gressional district to encourage the
organization of a state plant breeders
association. It Is understood that the
purpose of the association Is the en
couragement of breeding long staple
Edltor H. L. Watson of the Green
wood Inder ought to stand in with the.
next administration. He looks more
like Woodrow Wilson than does any
other man in South Carolina, and he
was a delegate to the convention that
nominated him.?Newberry Observer.
HON. R. A. COOPER
FOR D!ST. ATTORNEY
Mentioned Among Others hk u Suit it -
l?le Man lor the Oilier of District At
torney under a Democratic I'rosl
Hon. R. A Coopor. solicitor of this
judicial circuit and a citizen of Lau
rens, has been formally "nominated"
for the office of district attorney of
South Carolina under the new dem
ocratic regime. Mr, Cooper was ap
proached about the matter yesterday
and he slated that he would "accept"
the nomination with the greatest pleas
ure if President-elect Wilson would
tender it to him.
Since Wilson was eloi led. a number
of prominent men ol the state hnv -
been mentioned in connection with the
district nttorneyshlp. .1. Fr?ser Lyon
has been mentioned. IIS has .1. Wll
Mam Thurmond. Both have said thai
they would ncccpl Hie position If il
were offered them. Judge Ira H
Jones has boon suggested and so has
Speaker it. s. Wlinley, or Charleston.
A. II. Dagnnll, of Anderson, is also
among those who have been ko far
brought out. Probably there are oth
10. F. Cocbran, of Anderson, is the
present district attorney It is under
stood that it is customary for the dis
trict attorney to resign upon the en
trance into power of a new and "un
frlend|y" ndminV ^'ration. Of course
this is not obligatory, but is left with
the man inn..ell. The otlice pays
about $!,500 per year.
HIT OF Uli: SKASON.
li^ulali linek Concert Coiupany to be
the V(traction of (he noxl Lyceum
The next lyceum number will !>??
given at the school house Friday, No
vombev 22nd, when the Houlah Buck
Conceit Company will be the attrac
tion. The Houlah Muck Concert Com
pany, it will be remembered, was one
of the attractions of the lyceum course
last year and gave a verv enjoyable
entertainment. The local manage
ment of the course has been inform
cd by fine who has already Been th.
company this year, that the program
is entirely different from that of last
year and is In every way equally as
Presented with a Walking SUek.
Mr. John I). W. Watts returned Fri
day night from Columbia, where ho
had been looking after the state fair
grounds during the negro fair. Mr.
Watts had with him a walking stick
whl'h had been presented to him by
one of the inmates of the Old Soldiers
Homo. The.gift is a particularly ap
propriate one as the carving on the
handle Indicates an interest both in
jngrlculture and hunting. The top
most part of the handle Is a hunting
horn, while underneath it Is ;.n ear of
corn. Mr. Watts was very proud of
the gift as he was told thai it was
made especially for him and had been
saved for him.