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VO)-ULUME XXXIl. L..AURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 1917.NUBR4
TWO SAD D[AIHS
IN LAR[NS COMPANY
'Roy Rickman and William
BY PASSING TRAIN
Two Men were Popular 31emliers of
the Coipan1y now Etelnmped at
Spartaiturt:. Bodties, 1lt1i1d to lest
Hfere sundaiby with 311litary 11loorr.
The company roll of tihe Traynhalm)
Cuards, tihe local military company
now Stationed at Spartanburg doing
guard duty, wsIt twice redliced Satur
day by tle death of valuable members
of tile company. About noon Satutrday
Private Roy Rickman, who had been
Crit ically ill for about ten days, pased
away at the Steedly Ilospital in Spar
tanburg and ju st a few hout rs later
Private William Gwaitney died in the
(;o0od Samaritan Hospital as the result
of injiries received during lie inorn
Ing wten hle was strtck by a swiftly
lmlovin g freight train oin the Southern
Railway near .awson's Ford trestle.
The death of the two men east a gloom
over the en mp, both being . populallr
imbcrs of the colmpany and these
(Ing the tirst losses by death since
the colmipa ny was mut I ered into the
federal service blefole the Mexican
trouble. Tile news was received in
Lau ren a o Stomulrday evenlitg and caiised
genelral Sorrow. Itoth Imen had been
in the service since before the Mexi
can trouble last suniner and had seen
service on the border. Ricknian was
a cheery, light-hearted fellow, alwayF
li a good humor and possessing happy
qualities of conradeship and congen
iality. Gwaltney was a quieter and
more serious minded man, bent tipor
his duty and obligations, yet, like hh
oilier comr'ade, popular in cainmp tiu
wherever known. Both were knowi
as good soldiers, prompt and obedien
in the discharge of their duties.
Private Rickman was not in the hes,
of health when the call came to b
mustered Into the federal service las
month. About ten (lays ago his condi
tion became such that it was t hough
best. to send him to the hospital
though no uneasiness was felt aboti
his condition. About lie middle o
last. week it, beaie worse an( bo:
Priday 11"o was in a. prevariols state
Iis relatives being seit for to It a
Iis bedside. Saturday iortning he ral
!ied and it was- thought that tie woli
had tassed, Iat albout noon1 ho had ;
eIape and horlly aftier wards pa se
away. The. hody waI brouight to Iai
renls ol the early moriglIlt trall Stai l
day all reorli frol the colipan y udeit
Captl. .\r ihu.1r Leo accolnpanlying th
body homie. The fune-ral par11ty ws mic
ait thev travin by a detail fromt 1te 11ut
Ir (inards, under apt. \\orkia
and ai numbe1hr of people who had I)-,
Come awart-o of Its expted ari'-a
''lhe body wa A rr1ihed 'Io tile .auren
cemtetery'3 under1 l 111Ia ry esc(ort aln
laid( to rest with mlilitary htonois, Hse)
vices bteing (condutctetd by 11ev. .1.
Tile death of e PrIiva1te ('wialtitey Calm
kn hown . li had j0( ust blenrelieve OI
fromi his post guiltarig the I .awsoni
hPork tresct le andii was ('onvers;ing wit
P-'rivateC .\t age .\ile be w10 iho had itt
relietvedt im l. it11 baas t hat ( wall
1n0y was1 siftting ont a -er'oss-tto who
the frekhlt tratin rushedi~ up1 att a lug
rate of speedC. .\liee ture hIIil iis iteaI
1o alvoid thIte dusit anid ('inder~s and1 too(
.for granted that. Gwaliney arose
aivoidl the train. \\'he tetr hte atiece(
edi ill arising 01r not is not ktnowni an1
it. is one theory thtat the tratin st rut
im bef440or h was5 ahi! to n)ot 1'
1lowever, as the t rainmhien 01n th itO1
gitne w~ouild mlost. tprobaly3 have see
imt anid .itled hadl the (engin(e h
1h11m, It Is tmor' generally biertCV
thait h itsuIcceeded ini gettin ont~ ht
feet anitd was stand(1 ig by th ide gli
the Itrain Shtielting is headl fromt I
dtst whten a 5swinigign dloor or tim
1)1ece of liumberot of somel kind1( stru'l1
huim. W\hen .\le(.\bee ilscover'ed ht
lie wans iy'ng on'the gr'oundl obiious
ijut'ed. Ass istane waris imm ittIa to
~. otten arnd ho was rutshed to thle Ito
'1 ittlt wherie it w:as foundil that his skt
wvas franctured''(, (ant foot badI~ly man1 tgi
atno ot her less injies10 recetived. 1
was givetn every ,atteti on ploOstal
butt he only htingered a part of the da
hasing .wvay late in 'the aftetrno
jttst as arrngemtets fotr theo funer
of Privato Rk'kman had been e01
ON LIBERTY BONDS
Appoinltedl to Procure 0ionds for TIose
Who Wish81 to Buy. Dr. Alkenl Is
The Liberty Loan Central Coimit
tee for South Carolina at. Columbia,
has appointed the following local coll
nIt tee, to assist in the distribut iou of
I A hery LoanI Boids i this teritory:
If. K. Aiken at. -tiaurens National
W. HI. Ale1n01 at Peoples Loan and
...E'arl Owings, at lFarmers Natolonal
C. II. Rloper at IPnterprise Nati onal
12. G. t1a1le at. Palmetto anik,
1). .1. Norwood, assist ant post master
Any of these gentlemen will gladly
explain tile plan, itrpose and wisdom
of sulbscribing to this war* loan, will
get. bonds for those Co isenthig to buy
them. They are set v ng the govern
ment without pay, directly or Indirect
Discussing the matter with The Ad
vertiser, yesterday, Ii rm1-11an i.\tiken
said "We have all got. to lmt our
shotilders to the wheel and make some
sacriflees. Tle public Is not yet
avoulsed to ai aplpreciation of the Ire
mn( 11dous1 I.isiles; langig lupon1 the ste
ceess of Ihe LIberty Loani. Preseriva
tion of the IDmlhocracy of the vol!d
h; inges upon it ! The q ttestion is: Shall
the citizens of every nation he free,
idependent anld self?governiig or
shall we all be vassAIs of a rthIt less
olIgarchy conceived In blood- -noursh
ed on iron and savagery and Ienacing
the safety and Independence of all
who differ with them, by acts of i1
uiacy pand desperatio. This is no ov
er-statement of the case. Tie succest
of Germanie'ideals me1ans all this ait
more. To tile Teutonic. mind littl
states atnd little people have no rIghl
to exIst. They would all be better of]
when thoroughly and wholly Grinan
iz0-d. German thinkers believe fihh
aid her leaders are working to brint
it to pass. Itn tle lace of such a situ
ation we must all make sacrifices o|
ii, lloley, individtal pleasilre anm
conivenieice. There are only tw<
ways in which we l hellp our allie:
win. It yol canilot join the rtanks o
a a Ilit hlers youI caI help by joinin;.i
the ranks of mubs(-riblrs to this liber
ty Ioan. TI proceeds will be lien
here at home to flrnislhl the sinew,
tof war, food, miiateials of warl an
hips. What will heat GermayII:'s 111b
Ilarines? Ainirican dollars aml
\mrivian brains. .\ simall aimliv
11 en't whip Gernmny and I snail
r amott o liIve-dor. (a' lintijian itce 1hi
\\.ir. The help Wf every mano, un.
and child w.ho (.;n Yit hold of tell dol
au~i L.i vineded. Pinda invested( i;
be'seI 1:1is areno !a id lip for l'::e by h
ollerl whenvi his nleeds may be greaklm
ryon who i: 11r1.ing to 1mk0(e an
,.;I Pst like buying stlar(5e nh a huilin
and Ii lan association1. Ont .11une 5th, IIb
b0er tor .serIvlce. TIhe sacif ice tihe
willn makeio thle pr eserva tion1 of~
landu oft freed'(omi will be' for somne. th
supjireme( sariflee, even life' itself. ('a
,tthe home-guiardl look( on unmhiovedl, ha
I ing no iat in such mlomlentonls I ssues
Con orbeore that (late allt call'e1)
0h t no (1nlist, shioutld pledge their all I
k (German1 Ieople ate be ing tol bly the
neliwspapiers that. Ameica IS weak
t hat. Americtha miieans1 humi-bug, boa s
ltutse~r anld bIluff. The long su ffei in
andi platlince,unditer pr'ovocalloni, of oi
presdent has beeni1)1 Inhaie 5 rstmi an
cI citd as evidlence oif cowardllice an
n t fa 0' imperCliailim. lBiallue slandf
an o'wl~l we wYie ii out1?"
.I- . \' Wilhos amui latmilly vth
0 ilet(d. 'Ihle botly wVas broughlt to l.a
n and m1et by: the eseort whleha h11.1
y ('ompan111ed Private IRiclkmiani's lot
y' andi thle detail from the litler' Guiar
P carrined to te Wtts .lis cometel'
d( andit a fter' services i tithe church'I Col
duct~ed by3 Rev. .1. A. ' ock waIs Il
C, terredl in the cemeiter'y wvith milifal
n ('atlI hearers at both funerals we
II tin from the Trraynhamt Gutards at
.- lie Butler Guards.
SPIRIT[D WORK VII
Man) Candidates whose star
by friends are starting act
on small clubs presents g
Renewed action is ill or-de r tis
week. Candidates frotin the different g
paIrts of tie flvid a.e - planning seri
on1- work tils Week.
Only seven dollars are : ired to d
m1ake 111) a (elh, and each (1111 carns til
sixty thwasand extra lotes. TheV slo- uI
; ln is ".A Cttlb at I ' ".
M1'I anly who havi 111 t i,0''.rt ff 11 up (1
to ateo l are ()rtn aot inl earnest. C
h'e1y ralize that 't a little o the
3ight kind of, wor-k tIni' : .ia hand- V
Somne and valta''e HiIn Fieldsha
-fartel the wrk inl l'n.-:ines an Othe
ning to realize tha thir frien.A dst Ca1n1
estly desire to . th n,1111 s to ti y
are forsakinig the .'er-y Vrgde
and joiniig the "Do Tings 'lass".
A ('3 p oo to do a1 little realy
wok Is the only ( t e to
n1c11eed. in the racc. Actually iherel(
areie 1oizs offered than active
worer 2.in te imn an. t svel nd
sixt .for 1:0,any ea<y wvo enibnsg iv
FO'l rslritl n li.
I..ok; at the l1bel onl youri'3 a1ptobe.
11:1; th suibsttibest nded? SIn o
in' yotr renewal and n(ane the 'lady
I')wb~ 1 fevcr w!htevot- . Pa1vy
; . ' of t li ! 1n # : ' II d\al i you \ . i
. ". , -y pai 1 1 o : -i ton a n
voteI wi-Alfhler for. hac% de-bt. or. ad
TIe 'Second Perioi will be fron
.ay 281.1 to'.June 2nd inclusive. And
sixty thousand extra votes will be giv
e on each Club of seven dollars
worth of subscriptions.
This Is postively guiar1anteed to be
the biggest. an best inducenent of
a-cy kind to be made dinring the bal
anve of the contect. You turn your
'um ::'-tons in with that assura"nce.
The Third Period will rutn f rom
.\ui -ith to Jin 9th inclusive; -and
forty-fiye thousand extra votes will be
given on each six dollars worth of
LIST OF C01
Note:-- or' tle, .pe'vc1w k a
- the bl lots issuled u1,1o s( scipins!
'In his11 doe no Xnole :hn coup
nrah ion . .... .... .... ...
fiss \\'I nie .le n .... .... .... ...
\le o'- l'r nen ... .... .... ...
\li1 '.' I': ilin e :':a r ... . .... . .. . ... .
i- s l azle, il it.it .
\li s .\ nh Broel .I:rn n1 1.
lis liy 19 :
.\ is (It 1 'h1 . ( I i
'T.vi:;. . 1.- 1'X.t is e-s . La al
e .\is~; .\laei e \\e'or l ton, O la l
\lis G rac,.e in. lh-, slsn Clntn.
I .\riss V'lnth Todd, (rhliztlet.... ....
d .lis Iah lloland. Mouv:lc:. F' 1)n.
ET TIS WIN
dings have been kept up
lve campaigns.--Big Offer
Following this another decrease will
) into effect.
The seven contestan - from each
istrict whl1o (o file best work (luring
le offer (tip to June 91.h) will be re
'arfled with special ballots worth
1rge numin b er of votes. Tleeiare
iee eis of the Competitive lallots.
Inc set for each district.
First Competitive lPallot 250,000
Second Competitive lallot 225,000
Third Com pet it ive Ballot 200,000
Fourth Competitive lallot 175.000
Fiflth Competitive Ballot 150,000
Sixth Coipetitive lPallot 123,000
Seventh Competitive lallot 100,000
The contestants fron each district
vho ti rn liI the largest amouit of
nioney between the starting day of the
onten.t. and .line 9th will each receive
he largest ballot. The three whoiarye
urned in the second largest amount, of
noney will receive the second large.st
allots, and -o on. Seven ballots he
ni awatrded In each (listrict.
Everyvonie to Win Slulil11111g.
A Iost equiithable feature lies in the
not that evcryine taking part in this
on test will be paid for their ti me
in any event. There Can be no losers.
l'ven though you should not win a
prize it will not lie diilcult to earn
rIght, ten or twelve dollars a week
during your spare time, if you enter
The big prizes are worth a small
fortine and it will require only a few
weeks to secure one of theni. Spare
time only is necded.
lyear--$I.00 .......... 2,000 votes
2 years-$2.00 ........ 6,000 votes
2 years-$3.00... ....10,000 votes
I years-$t..00 ...... ..11,000 votes
5 years--$5.00 ........20,001) votes
I.V conltest.11i mn:a. puiblish enlol.-ih (1'
0 inake h14-r liltbHli. hl l vote- tenI itho .z
putr. .int not nIlore 'tan thatt 1111
c : el iped t'ront thei:t(rlu~ia
Thli, lilulit on till: \(Ain:. Mill Ibl- r -
.... ....... ...........:
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . .. . 1, 0
FLAG RAISING AT
FlIag Ito be Itaklsed w1ith .\ppr111oprhal Ie
4'erenIt IoIt les ttrib. v
Satu rday will be obsirved as Ilag
raisin g day at1 the Iaa. InIts ( l ss
Works when a ; a! I;ll2 ' Inileld Slate"
lag will bw raised over the buildinp
w.ith appro i-awi cerellllioie. Hlo .
It. .\. Cooper and .ltidge 0. G. Thollnt
.-on hrive necepted in)vi1ta tion s to
Inlake a1ddresses un the oc~asionl.
'Tii4 cer-Im onlies will he parti(ipai
ed inl 1,y a detachmeIII nt r in thev I'll
ler ("ll. b, Illte -chool children
and -. 11h. iltble' gelerally. A line
of nmlrch wTi loo beortuell at the rd
ed school imlig at :3 o'lo-k inl the
afternoon anl a parade held to the
gflass faviviry, lver-ybody is invited
to join inl the parade. A hand fronm
Clinton will lad Ihe parade.
Tlle flag is of lwautifll buntling 1a
teria!, six by iwelve Feet il si e. I
was b5ou1ght hy the local union, No
:1. of the . lilver; Ass.oeiation
ai:1 will be (rected inder the auspie
es of Oh:l body as anl indic-ationl of 1if.
patr-ioti.-I 11nd love of country.
E-N CIl N :C'It ING 4) .PA N Y
Comitpany Aliost ieeriltd1 (o Full
Strenail. IbIut Som of the lIven't rni
.ia1y be' w Tnied lin.
The conipll:tny W, t O...'ir er., which h
being r-cruited inl ti0 city anld nIearb..
town" b~y .\r. .1. 1,. .\. Irby is, rw.anFd
filling upl anld probably will ble !:
pleled within several (ays. 'hysical
exatIlli lonls have not beenl given yet
lowever, So it is possIble that there
will yet. hev several vacancies.Ths
w.ho wish to Join the engineer's coni
palny should see .\lr. Irby at once.
The following ien have en1li.t ed
with the engineers from Laurnvis and
Vicinity: .1. 0. .\lorris, Dennis Spoon.
Walter Montjoy, Walter - loover. Floyd
Taylor, 1Hoh .ennings, Calvin I'atten.
.1ohn \Wade Anderson, Idd .loll. Iooth
Gray, Fred \\ham, C. .hibin, Iarle
Cainie, T. '. Todd. C. W. Shell. ILudit
Teague, Lomnie MeMillan, 1i11d MleFee.
.laek Shell, lIeed M.\artin, .John Stone,
.\oore Dial, It. L.. .\art in.
T ) Il- B -,I l l.LD t 1 -
I. -, ri a1 A d reu Itil
Dlfht I~q iploinnsl, Io Thoqe who !I.l
Fi njile (4 i.nth I r iti.
('. 'r'i t il I I'. h il a 111I ! gra tit'd
l hool , i. il l' I I vI n t I i ' f
deli er I')( :11 . niII d th i i
I ln I ll l ::v In I i n ; .
Thelll aliotllw il e cntotinedh
wlho S prtI s tlo -Ici Itvi p h a:- non
Ay . r. I . lI i ". in. sn b .t'nei l.
'h.ey w!'! a .,l wi' i e.; l. rae
scho ! 'i ibl a .lua Ii :r '1:: i
14 lil ii i I l0T?1 -tl) li 1,1, Ii'.
Ii-ral .m r- dthor n .ia n
ti- a o t I. ui Ii,:. .iny ' . at th o
-ss ial( i :ltd ' I'ut ju 0(on de eit ige j
It)s ' the :ahwaled to I th Iy ofn
it;rk'.- Daie theo wittrin lfte~oi
slth stets laskinigh and early:13 thi
tnerningftta. in....... ating.n
Of CITY SCIOOLS
Came to a Successful End
hin1relc Sernmon .Mioty Nicht ande
le .,1, ii. Green (i.* l.iierttry Adi
da.' L:ju \K..ht.
TII c I lo. Iof the Ciy
Grdd lools we: v w bed I riday
n b;Al. .\ond y b TI z iny aftr
:.yon ;(-Iin i:-; ho :L4 . o~plainas were
liv redil to ch' 1l lber..
f the 'radn(!11atIin w" lass-- anId ver11i fi
(nt w I de 1 Pitv red I t I 1 ) ht. 1thef. pre
eInti n b' i n:v . t in by. supt. 11l. 1.
ParkisInI . ev follo\'.ing ite tho
mnl it o5' ' thi. ;.tdinth ati ng c.ilts (ii'ur
1) l ll ndsilliv a y "' ,
I\I I ii ti Wu li a.
* ' I .rtti llg ('pivy lT, Iil
iii a a -e th dei A 1 ~ to I'l elIi
I'M i nw t
tol-n l[ilo viee l Dr-0 11.tol
r ' i Ph l ig i
\ II'''.aIl'a i.. n
, i I yr.
I'llial' and i -lamlho ..n li e ay " .w io
1.eno y11 ' o o\Ig Deaw b
:les. "'T0 e i 1 .. nIi d of.11
cnt st in d tlarMation., y Ia dP -
batiligdly hC\aroh-tosoites h
hI v o i t i'l i I only
d l )n t i-y Lo!tt 11e
resented by the 40lowng l)ibt, b
.'ranks:l a'zmaton by Na h Phl.-;
im Ih y b; .\mde V ns ('aro--I