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GUARD J. C. U1111 NS
DIES OF WOUNDS1
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His dogs seldom failed to follow the
trail of hunted criminals.
Slayer of Rlobbins lu~ed by Oicers.
Special to The State.
Pinewood, April 10.-A posse this
;morning shot to death Joel Gren, the
desperate and crazed negro who fatal
ly wounded J. C. Robbins of the state
penitentiary yesterday morning at
C:l30 after the guard's bloodhounds
had chased the negro into a cane
brake. The hunt for Green was stop
ped soon after he shot '\Ir. Iobbins
as tihie niegro fled into the swaimp.
There he climIbe4d a tiee and shot
the leader of the pack of bloodhonundl
from the penitenttiary, which we:'e in
pui'stit of him.
About inidl::lit ht n t Greei
tied toeenw route w m . l -
bc r.; th" I p oe ;l 11 ,ho -!' o '4 V N
haniiged seeral Sholi. News 11 1he
mnan-!ium~t preal abremia :a l durn"
the ni.hti a t1ir- n iteon 4r~v iO 41 h-i
credl: aroundu the swaiij. -\in a i t'
ofiespresenlt wvire Plipty sheritT,
Clarei(non li, who is ill in a lo-I iali ill
Coluia)., .\i-. Th ta , M isr '
Tomler. o, P1inewood and hi;; conlstal
When lireen was killed Ie was in
the swamip withiln .m yards of the
spot whevere lie shot Ohe bloodhouiid
late last ight. he iegro was a I. ed
with a single barrel shotgun. t wo :
calibre pistols andl a knife. On his
br'east was sispendcd(I l an iron1 plate
about. onef (1iuarterv inch thick, sixi
incites wide and ten inches long. llis
body was carrie(i to 'ilewood for an
1\NOT1l'l1t SiA 1AI.\1it
SI] PS INTO11 SI:.A POll
(Coitinned from11 I Page One.)
sunik w ithI orill Own guns, ;0mC Ve
blew il witi biolIbs il(n in solle (s
Cs we were coWulled to iamii (lie
"We took on board flom ellemily
shiis during our voyage imiore than
20,000 toils of coal.
"We inade the ilifolis for all oul
Crew from cloth which we cawe ture
from the Frieichi steallslip Gaa
0louIe Feuiaiy 23. We wanted dairk
blue, but could only fin(d this gr'ay
blue, and so you see we are, strang
looking German sailor Ilel today.
Fromi the GuadatouIe we also got
fhioes, leather anld thousalids of dol
lais' worth of tililngs wvh ichi were on
thcir way for th(e Frch army."
Liut. Warneke was asked if lie
KIonprinz Wlielm had not liolied (to
get lielp fromi the Germa iteamir
Odenwahl, whicl was livd u1p by tlle
United States at SaI .llan, l wi Nil.(o
severial weeks ago. lie mladle ni dlirect
reply to thle <iue(stion, b t e la.
that thie aC(ill Oil the part 0.' 11hie
Untited States ill dening elia(rc to
the Odenwald was "the worst thiniii
~Am1rln had done."
"Whyk didC yov Aer11sno1gv
clearanclile to the Od4n.'l ''" hei aUi ul
"We~i hieard( all aboiu: it Lv ioiz- wirJless
hail good w'~ireles4s apparatuis abmoard
all the time11. Th'le de n i of a learianice
to the Odenwahld was thle uonly h...
ting Amlerica has dlone. Youi simpi~ly
held that ship up~ iln Portio Iiin iumil i
the~ lrilsih ships ('ol comiie ali Ir
to Catch up.''
Lieut. Warineke said that most ofI
the (1ne' tholulan liih l4 Is ma il
to t ime by Germanii :-hipsc to IhiO-nis
and Santoes. Tlhreei hlired1itl am14 siN
ty froii thle Frenich st 'imner Guiadla
loupte were st-nt ashore ait Perniami
Severa'l wvecks ago the oliltli aidi,
the IPrinz1' Wilhelm11 was get tinig short1
of coal an~d supplies and some1 of her
crew and prisoners were afh iitr'd with
beri-heri, ('auised by hick of vi'iet ablIe
food. I had hopelHd to get suipplies
from4 thle GermuanI shtill .ATacedon ia,
.avlehl was ireported li t~ a ' sunaledl
from Las P'almas. Th'iis vesse!, Po
lered. ho wev(er, had been inaptm-edt'i
by JIlritisht shipils. Thliis 11o1p4 goine they
s fteamiied 1orth iiInld werec in touch w ith
events transiinig r'(garding the
iPrinz, IEitol lFrC1ierih.
It washi reliorted tonight that the
Wilheilii's originhal(dest ina4tin wais
New Yor'k, bu11t tha t warin ltgs werei'
given not1 toI aittemip It to makhe t hat
intert. AItltouigh 011(i'es would ni Iot adi
anlt it, tile Wilhelm is dieclaredl to have
been wat IIng far out in thle ocean ioltf
this Port un(t I i he Elitel Fried((lrich was
interned. As soon1 as I this news reach
ed her she was ordered to (reelp In
thtroulgh hle allied( slips oft thle Vir.
ginliI coast shoulId t hey remain t here.
That four alliedJ shipis were off the
Capes last night was asser'ted by sev
oral of the Pirinz, Wihelmn's otileers.
One of them declared they wvere so
clone that the tspultteing of the wire
J ess on the Blritish andl French war
Fs)hips could be heard about 3 o'clock
this morning. The signals from four
of 'them were plainly heard, he de
- A memhbe of the cown of the P..l..
Wilhelm, who formerly was in thet
United States navy, declared the ship
witnessed an encounter between the
Karlsruhe and the British. cruiser
Bristol. "When off the'llermudas,"l he
Said, "the British cruisers Bristol,
Suffolk and Berwick came ipl and we
were forced to run. While the Karls
ruhe was engaging the Bristol we
were steaming straight away. We
never heard from the Karisruhe af
ter that, except once. Our last nes
sage from her told us that the Bris
tol had been damaged and was mak
ing for some port for repairs. The
imiess-alge said the Karisrulhe had been
only slightly damaged and that no
one had been killed.
"On November 21, we sank the
''rencilI teniner Anne de Bretagne. On
ciceenibeir 12, just as our coal sulpply
amain was running short, we took pos
se~esion of the British steater etl
\ue, \iih .00111 tolls of coal. Our next
: was 1h irenichi ste:nier Molt
.\gel. .:'he was cinipty, aid aftr trane
fer Irinighr crewv to oiltr ship wec ,svnl
r to Ili, bottol. On iDeeiinber 23
%,. u t hljl-. 1Me litiil slea ei r llemi
Ih liire and from hdertsc ubeli"
ions. of coall.
as. just is at inaco " yo ll iihty
li ya !: of .\ d o c g i r Fritit. of
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ray, . i ieI -h lio 7 it thrisowe ok ati..
C. I'urn;- & ('o's. ,;ioroes Nos. I and 2.
Thle ,t' ople 1(1 ina soings". I
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IIn the( spcia;.l educentional issuec of,
tie l.urns .dvertiser, published
last wvek, is anl tccount of the night
sciools for adults in Youngs town
ship, Laurens county, by Aliss Wil L'ou
Graly, rur11al schlool Supervisor of the(
county, th1at Should be a Source of iln
Spiratiol o all hlie teachers in South
Thie oganlli tMion of t e s choolsht
was Onl resul of eforts of sliss Gray,
prompted by the work of rs. Cora
Wilson Stoaywart, n eore The
gaiacrs ine tIhoe inblic shools of
YounIit e atilt sp rwodily consented
) conduct te enight Schools without
reinunerai.,tionl. Althoulgh the(y were! 1
not organlizd until .ltiary , and
we contind, the nights a week,
for Only four weeks, tie seccess at
talined wvas remarkaIble.
tiss Gray wlaS told, before she Ie
wasnt a house to house favass, that
illiterate adults would regard then
sliggestion of entering a night school
as Insulting, but she foulnd exactly
the contrary to be the case. "I wola
give half of what I expecct to mnake
this year to learn to read and wr-ite"
was'the reply she had from the irSt
mnan She approached--and that mnan,
In the( twelve school sessions of two
hour11s each, has acqiuired somte abil
it nreading" and Mliss Gray "has
r'eceived a letter from him."
In the six or seven schools 1.14 ie
1ns, seven of them woilen, were eIn
rolled. Of these only thirty-thi ree were
begininers or illiterates a nd all of
them have learned to write their
names 'Ind to read ta little. Some of
tliei m1iadcl decided progress. 'The
average attendance was 6i1 per cent.,
althbough, as will be recalled, rains
fell incessantly' during .Jlanary andll(
early lFebruta ry. .T wo peirsons mocre.
I han sixty years old were enirolled,
Sevent je pa ist ifty, twenty-foutr
we rc more than forty, and forty-eight.
The school sessions were not given
over' to dullh rou tine. I Iather, they
were neighb lorhiood mieet Ings at wvhich,
when Ilessons1 wvere done, discuissions
of agiltu111rc anad othier interest iing
subjiects were had.
Thie dX perimen~tt was sutcessful ini
lie hiighiest. degree antd It it shouiiha b
(ont inued (as, doubitless, it. will bet
ini Younugs Tlownshi IP antd It. shiotihI be
imlitatetl throughout lautirenus (ounttyj
What is mlost eninendable is thle
fine spirit that. the pcopile dlislayed.
The witerci knowvs these folk "Ip in
Younigs"' and whethlier muisforIitin
prevented them fromi a tteninI g school
wh'len they wvere children or not,
they arie a br'ave, inadhelendenlt, self
resplectin~g pecophe who ailway.s hav e
done their dutty to the State and may
lbe deplended uipon to do It at all t imies.
Not to know how to read Is it grave
milsfor'tunte, hut It is no niore a dis
grace than to be unable to ride a
horse or to swim Is to those who
have nevetr had thle opport unit y to
learn those art's. Tlhat is the sensible
andl perfectly correct view that the
pleopile of Youngs towvnship have of
tile matter and particularly to be
tra ised are those who could read atnd
wriie and~ who wenit to the trouble to
en roll In thle schools andl attend~ them
and thereby help and encourage theIr
fiends In greater need of Inst ruction.
WhIle the adult scehools weire In
session, the St'at~e suplerintendient of
education, Mr. Swearingen, visited
themn, whmere~by lhe exhibited agaIn
the zeal for education In South Caro
lna which uniformly has marked the
adminIstration of his offIce. Tile sum
pervisor of rural schools for Laurens,
If The State be not mistaken, has set
on toot in South Carolina work that
will he of Inestimable benefit and
that, in time, will be entered upon
everywhere in the State.
"Right now"--special prices on
Men's and Boy's Clothing at J. C.
Burns & Ao. 'atoren hN 9
ROBINSON'S CHI E F
11red by W. 1. lRobinson, Newport, Tenn. OwneIld by~ C IIA\j) AN & SI IWART, F'ountin Inn, s. C.
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lleg. No. :II10 .T\ I, ,I l\ ~ II( 1
leg. No. 5182 IA a ~'
Nahhhe of this entrly:
DA.U. ICARL titA Y . .. ... .
Y .IOR.\N PEACOCK( HLS .. ..I
ea$r cae we guarantee..
Rn olon'esonablwlmae omton seares ofe191 at cotehm of fed
E.ed Chapman near E. Fountain Inn, S. C.Manaer.
P E I R - .
'ITRNS DOWN $3,000 .1011.
1 i'u l Man Declinles Governmen . ob,
P'h.-huse of lnnhlaii y to do the Worhl.
l'nion, April 9.-Mr. John W. Greg
ory, who had been selected by Con
gressman Joseph T. Joh n son and Sen
ator It. It. Tillman for appoiintment
to a federal job which carries a sal
ary of $3,000 a year has notilled then
that he declined the position to which
they had recommended him and to
which he would, before now, have
been appointed. The position was that
of State Agent, in the Internal Rove
nue Service, the dulties being that of
going over the books of corporations
naking income tax returns. Mr.
Gregory, since learning that the work
required a man who was an expert
accountant, decided that lie could not
coiscientiouisly accept ti place, and
so notified both Congressman Johnson
and Senator Tillman.
The telegram and letter sent by
Mr. Gregory and also a letter in re
ply sent by Congressman Johnson,
Union, S. !C., 'March 30, 1915.
[Ion. Josoph T. Johnson,
Washington, D. C.
Have decided to decline the place
offered me. Will write you fully.
(Signed) John W. Gregory.
Mr. Gregory then wrote the follow
Union, S. C., March 30, 1915.
[Ion. Jos. fr. Johnson,
Washington, D. C.
Mry Dear Mr. Johnson:
About a week ago \Ir. BIlackwood
wvrole me that he had sent in his
resignation, and that no doubt I
wollld soon receive 1113' a ppolint mnti
but I had noticed by the papers that
quitote a number had been asked, to
resign, in order tleit expert accoutit
llts imight be appointed to take their
places. Now, when I wrote Senator
Tillman accepting this place, I told
h1im it was only oil condition that I
could fill it acceplitably to the govern
Iment, as I was a little conmslentiolls
about what I did, and when I saw it
reqIlired an expert, I feel It my duty
to ask you to withdraw m y naeni, as
I ami not an expert accolintant. I
have handled a great variety of books
for the last. twelve or thirteen years,
an(I have a pretty good knowledge of
books in a general way, yet I do not
claim to be an1 expert. aceountant,
never having keel) books of that ki(d.
I trust I have miade this matter
plain, an(1 you cofn readily iee 111Y
reasons for taking this course.
I appreciate, however, youir efforts
In my behalf, and thank you just as
heartily as if I had been ILpIointed.
With kIndnest personal regards,
John \V. Gregory.
Congressman Johnson, In roply to
Mr. Gregory, wroto as follows:
Washington, 1). C., April 1, 1915.
Mr. John W. Gregory,
Union, S. C.
My Dear Mr. Gregory:
'I have just recoived your letter,
It was a great - pleasure to me to
show my friendship and appreciation
by being able to offer -you such a
desirable place. I had an idea that
you were a great expert In ihandlin
all kindsi of books. I still thinic you
have, in your, modesty, under-stated
With bet. wihes and h1igh rega rd.,
Joseph 1'. Johnson.
TI3IE 'TO ACT.
Don't Walt for the Fatal Stages of
kidney Illness.. Protit by Laurens
Occasionally attacks of backache,
irregular urination, headaches and
dizzy spells are frequent synmptons of
kidney disorders. It's an error to
neglect these ills. The at eks Iay
pass off for a time but g- rally re
turn with greater intiin. ty. Don't
delay a minute. Begin ti -ng Donn's
Kidney P'ills, and keep 1) their use
until tle desired results are obtained.
(Oood work in Laurens roves the ef
fectiveness of thlis gre t kidney rem
e rs. J. .J. Pluss, - 5 Sullivan street,
Laurens, says: "Don '8 (Idney Ills
are .all they are represented to bo an(l
are all that one could wish for to re
liove weak back and other symptoms
of kidney trouble. Doan's Kidney
Pills must be taken according to d!
rections to receive the good that I
know they will do. I advise anyone
who is suffering from kidney coi
plaint to give Doan's Kidney Pills a
fair trial. I have used them myself
during the past live years whenover
I have had any sign of kidney curn
plaint, and I have never failed, to got
Price 50c at all dealers. Don't sim
ply ask for a kidney remedy-Ret
Doan's Kidney .Pills-the .same that
Mrs. Pluss had. Foster-Milburn Co.,,
Props., Buffalo, N. Y.
Had to Stay There.
"You are not very happy In this
hoise," friends remarkd to the rent
er. "No, I ean't say we are." "Your
ceilings are falling." "They are, and
that isn't all. Our roof leaks, our.cel
lar fills with water every time it rains,
our radiators thump, our furnace is.
too small for the holise, its appetite is
too large for our income, our gutters
have rurted away, the porch sags, thep
hiouse hasn't li-'d a new coat of paint
for seven year.,, the wall paper hangs
loose in every. room and the chiniey
Is shorter after every windstorm."
"Why in the world don't you move?"
"Because we can't find another house
with a hall that our long oriental run
ner will fit."
Stitement of the Ownerslijp, Manage
ment, Circulation, Ete., of the
Pl'ihltjed weekly at iaurens S. (',
required by the Act of A ugust 24, 1912.
Editor, Alion [,cc. Laurens, S. C.
)us~iness Manager, Arthur Lee,
Laurens, S. C
Pub! !he:, Advertl:-er Printing Co.,
Laurens, 8. C.
Alison Lee, Laurens, S. C.
Arthur Ie, Laurena, S. C.
Known bondholders, mortgagees.
and other security iolders, holding I
per cent or more 6f the total amount
of bonds, mort ges, or other securi
(Signed) Ai'rTU LEE.
'Sworn t and subscribed before me
this 13th nay of April, 1915.
W. 0. TAncaster,
(My commission expires at will of
Governor of S. C.)
Oolid car load best Refrigeratora,.
Price sure to please,
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Co.