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vownE LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESD24,OCT7.2NUM
IN DIRAFT METHODS
Itenaining Registrants wil bo ilvid.
cd in Order of Eligibility for Ser
vice. President Approves Plan.
Washington, Oct. 20.-A sweeping
.hange in the machinery of the so
ective draft, based on division of the
1,000,000 remaining registrants into
Ive classes in order of their eligibili
.y for military service was announc
,d today by Provost Marshal Gen
ral Crowder. Details of the plan,
which has been approved by the
>resident are not disclosed.., It is cal
ulated, however, to do away with
rirtually all the conjplicated machin
)ry of the first draft and to make the
perations of the locar boards here
ifter a little more than rubber stamlp
The plan, was worked out at cort
erences with local and district
)oard officials and approved by the
rarious state authorities. Its chief
eatures are that every registered
nan will know his exact position and
ie able, to arrange his - affairs ac
,ordingly and that no man deemed
kecessary in any important industry
>r needed at home to support his
lmily will .be called to the colors
inless the imilitary sittiation is des
Detail reaiulations to govern ihe new
y.4r,'i are now being made ready for,
litribution to l6cal and district board
nenibers. General Crowder in a
ormal statement assured them that
bey will be given ample opportunity
o familiarize themesIves with these
egulations before the machinery pro
ided is called Into use. As the next
all to the colors is to be made under
he new plan, this assurance is taken
o indicate that the second call Is not
xpected before the first of the year
Athough no authorative statement on
his point was available tonight.
THING OF HIOlRROR
New York, Oct. 21.-President Ly
in Powell of THobart College, who
1as just returned from a tour of Eng
rind and France, where lie was sent
o investigate conditions as Ch repre
entative of the President's Assocla
ion of Colleges and Universities of
he United States in an address here
oday declared French villages and
owns recently evacuated by German
roops have been sacked beyond de
"The need of an effective army to
'rotect America from such atrocious
onqiuest as I have just seen in North
rn France and of such air raids as
have witnessed In and about London
ow is the most imperative thing in
lie history of this country," he said,
The army must go 'over- there' and
trike before the army from 'over
here' gets an opportunity to come
ver here, or we are lost.
"If you people here could see half
if what I have seen in two months
r you could see with your own eyedt
he terrible conditions-for only a
lay-the cquestion in your minds then
ould not be how much money you
ould spend for' Liberty Loans bonds
ri contribute to the Red C'ross, but
mow little you could live on so that
ou could giveN all the rest you have
o these causes.'
tlr. Powell described thme fate that
efell the town of Qhauny, in the Alsne
elartmenit of France. The little cit,
me said, was of 10,000 inhabitants and
imuost from the time of its founding,
n 1664, had been a center of glaiss
nnufactuiro. It camie into the hands
if the Teutons in the course of their
nvarion, but last June or .July they
ivacan' ted it.
"The Germans were not content withu
lhe misery they already had caused,"
me said. "First they dismantled the
Class factorfes, then th'v herded all
he young men for~ sermvic et fa) cort
>r another behind the lines,
"Then thmey lined up the young wo
nen, accordIng to rank in beauty. The
lihest omlelal chose the fairest as
its ser'vant, the next highest officers
nadle their selection. andl finally the
oimmn soldiers took their pick, At
lie time T arrived in Chiauny only 300
f the original 10,000 inihabitants were
oft alnd these were old men, and we
Whenever You Need a Gleneral Tonic
'the did Standar Grove's Tastelesa
hbili 'Tonic 1s *qually vluble ns -
39 qT# onic b.enause it teo iane tb
Liberty Loan Subscriptions in South
Carolina Moving Slowly. Richland
County Leads, Greenville fecond.
Columbia, Oct. 20.-South ('arolin
lans have subscribed $3,165,30o to the
second Lilberty Loan of 1917. according
to reports received by the central
state- committee. There is Just one I
more week, and the campaigners will
redouble their effort to reach the
state's minimum quota of $15,000,000.
It will require much hard work to so
cure the state's allotment.
Soldiers in South Carolina train
ing camps have already subscribed
more than $3,000,000.
Richland county leads the list with i
subscriptions amounting' to $766,000. 1
Reports have- not yet been received
from a number of counties. Wed- I
nesday will be Liberty Loan'day in I
America. Public exercises will be ,
held throughout the state and it is I
expected that many millions of dollars I
will be subscribed on the day which I
has been set aside by President W'il
son. Greenville is second among the i
counties with sub~scriptions mount- <
Ing to $595,200.
The following is the sumbscriptions I
Aiken............... .. 136,000
Barnwell .............. 18,100
Calhoun .............. 13,550
Charleston .....,........137,350 I
Cherokee........ ...... 92,100 t
Chester ............... 66,500 (
Chesterfleld ............. 28,050 1
Clarendon ............ 3,100
Colleton .............. 1,850
Darlington ............ 26,450 t
Dillon ..............52,300 (
Edgefield .............. 1,400 (
FaIrfleid .............. 46,300 r
Florence ..... ....76,050 t
Georgetown .. ....... 39,050
Greenville .. .. ..... 595,200
Greenwood ............ 5,000
Hampton .............. 2,600
Jasper ............. 300
Kershaw .............. 2,000 1
Lancaster ............104,950 1
Laurehs .............. 46,800 1
McCormick ............ 2,000
Marion ............. 4,100
Marlboro .............. 61,900 t
Oconee .............. 4,300
Orangeburg ............147,000 t
Pickens .. ............ 15,800
Sumter ..............31,400 e
Williamsburg '.. ....2,000 1
York ..................13,800 Y
.e e e e e o ... *
* 31USQROVES NEWS. *
Musgrove, Oct. 22.-Rey, J, !R. Wil
liams filled his regular appointment
at Langston Sunday morning. Ills
subject wan "Patriotism in the King
Misses Mittie Holland andl Ruth
snyder andi brother', Calvin spent Sun
day with Miss Eva floit and brother,
Mr. Earl Tinsley of Spartanburg
ani~d Mr. and Mrs. 1111 Anderson and
children wvere Sunday guests of Mr.
W. M. Miyers.
IMr. Ear'l -~ienjamuin of Green'iille,
cnt the week-end with his fatheyi
r.S. M. Ilenjamin.
Mir. Tra flolt has returned home af
ter' in extended visit to Greenville
andl other ilaces.
"Grandma" Donnoii andI Mr. Ben
Anderson are on the nick list thin
week. We hope) for' themi a speedly re
Mr'. Guy Benjamin and' Misses Rluth?
Snyder and Eva Bolt motored over to
Clinton Saturday afternoon,.
-Miss Sara F~rances Glenn accomn
Spaniedl by her father and mother wenlt
to Greenville last Thursday to havO
her tonsils removed.
Mrs. S. M. Benjamin arid daughter.
Mary, wvent to Greenville Sunday t'
visit her .father, 4Mr. Dodd.
Mr. E, D.~ Bolt loft Saturday .for
Easl y to visit his son, Mr. E. Lee Dolt.
Mijs Genie Dyrd was a recent guest
at the home of Mr. Walter Olenn.
Rev. J. Rl. yli'liiams and family of
Iiures spent Saturday tiight with
Mr.I,~1 T. Benjamin and farily.'
Miss Milen 'Mayo Dobo of Clinton,
on0~t last week-end With bormefolke
Join the Crowds---H
FIELD CHOP D:E'PA lt'PIMDNT.
A. Homer Moore and John H. Power,
1 'Best peck with 12 cars white corn.
Hat, J. C. Burns & Co.
2 Best peck with 12 ears yellow corn.
Umbrella, Switzer Co.
3 Best peck prolific corn with six
stalks of same.
Work shirt, Switzer Co.
4 Best display of corn.
Pair men's pants, J. C. Burns & Co.
5 'Best peck of peas.
Can coffee, Hunter Bros.
6 Best peck of rye.
$1.00 worth clover seed, Hunter
7 Best peck of peanuts.
Tie, J. Terry.
S Best peck of clay cowpeas.
9 Best peck or iron cowpe'as.
10 Dest peek of whipporwill cow eas.
11 et 1peck -lady cowicas.
12 1Dest peck of table cowpoas.
13 - Hest collection or peas.
ITmnbrella, Switzer Co.
14 Best peck any variety 5weet P0
Can coffee, Owings & Owings.
15 Best peck of Irish potatoes (spring,
16 Dest peek of Irish potatoes (fall
Can coffee, Owing' & Owings.
17 Hest peck of turnips.
18 Hest peck of beets.
IH Best pcek of soja beans.
20 host onions.
Man's shirt, 11. Terry.
21 Best bale cowpea hay, not less
than 75 lbs.
22 Dest bale alfalfa hay, not less than
23 Best bale clover hay, not less than
2.1 Best bale native L-rass hay, not
less than 75 lbS.
25 Best bale Bermuda grass hay, not
less than 75 lbs.
26 Best bale German millet, not less
t'ian 75 lbs.
27 Best bale sorghum, not less than
28 Best collection of diffcrent kinds
50 lbs flour, Hluater Bros.
29 Best 12 stalks of sorghum.
2.1 lbs flour, J. M. Philpot.
30 Hlest display of Laurens county
Can Snowdrift, Dixio lour &-, Grain
31 Largest puimpkin.
:12 Largest winter sqiuashes.
33 Dest stalk upland cotton.
34 Bert display of vegetabjes.
Umbrella, Davis-oper Co.
35 Best peck cotton seed.
Box cigars, LJaurens Drug Co.
36 Best display of Laurens county
50 lbs flour, J. C. Shell & Co.
37 Best display of farn) produce from
any one farm.
$5.00 Umbrella, Fleming Bros.
HOUSES, MULES AND ASSES.
Jack ,1, Davis and J. Ed. Hicks,
38 Best standard bred stallion.
39 Best standard bred mare.
410 Best stanrdar~d .bred hiorso colt, I
411 Best standard bred marc colt.
42 Best heavy dlraff stallion.
43 Best heavy draft, mare.
44 11esf heavy draft horse colt.
45 host heavy draft. mare colt.
16 H~ost light dIraft mare.
417 Hest light draiift manre and colt.
418 host light draft colt under 1 year
Bidle, F. P. & J1. Ii. Childress.
19 Best light draft (olt over I year
Whip, .Jno. A. Franks.
!)0 Best county rdfised stallion, 4I years
old and under.
5t Host light (draft stallion.
52 'Best pair mules, Lauirens county
50 lbs. Henry Clay flour, J. H. Sulli..
53 Best mule colt, 2 years o1ld, halter
$2.50 by W. P. Childress & Son.
541 Best mulec colt, 1 year old, halter
$2.00 b yW. Hi. McPhall.
55 Dest mare and mule colt under' 1
year old, 60 .per cent and 40 per1
Box laundry soap, Swygert, Nickies,
56 Dost jack,
W. HI. Whartoq and J. M. Sumerel
57 tElost bull, 2 years old and over,
58 Best bull, uinder 2 years 01(1.
59 Diest cow, 2 years old and over.
-Rug, $3,00, Leverett Furniture Co.
00 Desat heifer, unider 2 years old.
Lamp, $.00, Leverett Furniture Co.
01, Best disp.a 6fJerseys.
1 0 ln cQ) ~Io berger Bros
ND THE ANNL
rNS, S. C., N
[ear the Band---Have
iss Better Farming IV
GC est bull, under 2 years old. I
64 Best cow, 2 years old and over.
6'1 Best lwlfer, under 2 years old.
64; Dest display of Ayrshires. I
lied Pole. t
67 Best bull, 2 years old and over.
68 Best bull, under 2 years old, Lau. I
rens county raised.
69 l1e.t cow, 2 years old and over.
70 Dest heifer, uider 2 years.
71 lest display of Red Pole.
$3.00 lint. Clardy & Wilson.
i2 Dest bull, 2 years old and over.
7. ie.-.1 b ull, unIder ' yearis old.
71 Vest cow 2 .ears old and over
75 1lkst heifer, under 2 years old.
71 lest d!splay of Iloisieinm.
77 [ost lull, 2 years old and over.
78 Best hll] 11undler 2 years old..
79 "i., o:. 2 r; a Old and over.
-N OIet hifer, Vundr 2 years old.
SI Pist di!play of I leefords.
2 'et grlde cow any age.
$:.0 hat, \llinter co).
3 'l.rde heifer. 2 in : ye-us old.
Sack Ilour.'i,ltn & .onte.
N I B u I gr e h-, Ia f r, I to 2 years old.
hiaror, , 2.(-, .1ne:;-.aylor I Hard
wa re Co.
85 P~est cow. any br-4 f.
Raa,8.1 .m I :-TayvIo r liar
S llest held of cattle.
Ru(or, , \W. !'. Iludgens.
1). ).. Todd and 11. D. Stewart
87 Vest aged boar.
$1.50 shirt, Clardy & Wilson.
88 Best young boar.
Can coffee, .1. C. shell & Co.
89 Best aged sow.
100 cigars, IlIixie Flour & Grain Co.
90 llest yotnna sow.
100 cilgas, Alxie F.oti & Grailn Co.
91 Ile.t display of not less than live.
Sak hog feed, .1. S. Bennett & Co.
!'2 Pe.t yoing; boat.
PhiashI)h bt. P~owe* Drug Co.
5:1 Be:-A younlg sow.
2 bu. big- bo!! cottonl .eod, It, g
9 1 Ies.t di , l::y or nIl t a n live.
Pair gltovc, M.\intr (o.
0. 1. C
95 Bcst display of not 10.;s thani'tee.
Pail. blankets, Wilkes & Co.
S'pecia--l.argesI hog of any breed.
One bottle of Vigaro, by Lau rens
Special--Hest display of Iha roe .1erseys.
One rocking chair, $2.25, Wilkes &
SpevIal- Best sow froam Boys Pig
Special--lest sow\ and ;dgs.
POUl'LTIV DEPA T11-:N'.
V. A. WhIte and W. P. .lorris
Terms: Pen-To conslsi of one iale
(eIther cock or' coecerel) and two
fematoles (cithler- henms or pul Ilets) . Cock
-A male -hird iven OVO year. old(. Cock
ene--A mnal e bird detr 1 year 01(d.
I len-female bird over I year~ old. Put
let---a female hIird undi4er I yeart old.
('iia's 1 -Amnerletan.
96 P'lymouh DliI o.r k, I arred, pent.
10 lbs vech(I seed1, Fol'dWer & Owens. I
97 Plymout)11h I lock, Whit en. (
5 lbs v-etelh seed, IFowlerin & Owens.
98 Plymno tl I lHoek, lufIf, paIt'. 1
5 lbs -etchl s(eed, Fow~'let- & Owens.
99 Wyandotte,. Silver, pien.1
Can coffee, l-owler & Owens.
100 Wyandottc, I o1len, lien.
$1 .00 worth of michI)a nd ise, Able1
101 WVyandIotte, Whlite, pent.
hiottleI Flgiaro, .11n(. A. Fra lnks..
102 W'yandottIe, Pairidge.
(Can ta Icutm po0wde0r, 11. 1". Posey,.
I103 'Rh lode Is aw ttl ledat, pein.
10 lbs ennt laid, .lno. A. Franks.
('lInss 2- -Aslatie.
104I Jrahtt'a, LIght, pair.
105 Colhin , Hu ff, palir.1
106 Leghorn, WIte, lpen.
Rug, $2.00, WIlkes & Co.
107 Leoghorn, Prown, pen.
RlIng, $2.50, W. Solomon.
108 Silver Camipine, Pen.
Blox of paper and envelopes, 13. F.
100 Milnorca, pair.
PaIr scissors, $1.00, Jlones-Tanyloir
110 Anconac, poen.
Coffee pot, 50e, Henchioff's 5 andl 10e
111 Orpington, p~air.
2 ladIes' vests, $1.50, WIlson & Co.
112 Game, Black, Breasted Ried, plair.
Umbilrella, WVilson & Co.
113 Glame, Roed Pyle, palir.
Bolt, $1.00, Minter C'o,
Class 15-Pit Games.
114 GaOtue, Pit, lleds, pair,.
400 Jin merchande, Laur'ens Drug
a Good Time ---Mee
[ethods. Premium a
15 Game, Pit, Whites, pair. 1
Large bucket, Ilenehoff's 5 and l1e
16 Game, Pit, Blacks, pair.
17 Game, Pit, Grays, pair.
75C tie, Alinter Co.
IS Glame, Pit, Blues, pair.
2 ladies' handkerclefs, Minter Co.
19 Game, Pit, Dominiines, pair.
Cars 0-Orieital Games.
20 indla:1 Game, Cornish, pair. 1
Unmrelli, $1.00, Benchoff's 5 and
21 Indlan (lame, VhIlte, pair..
5 lbs red clover seed, Kennedy Bros.
22 -Iantams, Glame, pen.
Can coffee, A. L. Alahaffey.
23 lHantain, pair.
Whip, Jno. A. Franks.
2-1 lest display of games.
Sak ry.e seed, Kenniedy Bros.
25 Turkeys, Bronze, pair.
5, I lrape Seed, Kennedy Bros.
26 Trikeys, Wlite, pair.
5 lbs rape seed, Kennedy Bros.
27 Iled lBourbon, pair.
lbs veth' seed, Kennedy Bros.
28 P' pair Iudian Runners.
75e woih face powder, It. P. P'osey.
29 Pekcin, best pair.
Set cups and saucers. Wilkes & Co.
:0 Chinese. best pair.
Set plates, Wilkes & Co.
:1 Common geese, best pair.
Pair scisors1, Laurens Hardware Co.
(hiss 10-Belglain Hares.
:12 ileIgian lares, best pair.
33 White rabbits, pair.
34 Best pair Carneax's.
35 Hest pair White Momlonies.
36 Best pair White Maltese.
37 Best pair White King.
:38 Best pair Fan Tails.
:9 Rest display.
Flashlight, W. P. 1lludgens.
-10 lest Guinea display.
-11 1est individual poultry (isplay
of Lau reis county.
4S Ihs sack flour, A. I,. Mahaffey.
Jas. O'Shields and Guy L. Watson
12 1est Setter (log or iitch, In y' age.
13 8est, P'ointer dog or lilcl, anlly
41 Iew-tI lfound (dog or bitch, any age.
15 Best leagle (log or bitch, any age.
$1.00 ( sh.
-16 11es:t 'ollie (log or bitch any age.
17 Iest pair puppies, any breed.
48 Hlest collection O'l'ossumills.
LAdDIEW' D EPART3fllE NT.
Miss Daisy Ilarris, Superintendent.
Mirs. W. iD. Byrd, Chairman.
19 Best display of breads.
One brooch, $5.00, F"lin~g Br'os.
50 Best sour mil1k biscuit s.
One yeart's siubscripiloll to 'The 11er
51 Itest loaf of' bread (white). c
21 lbs of While billy Flour', $1.70,
l'owler' & Owens.
52 host plin ro(ls (white).
I pair Iaadies.' silk gloves, $1.00. IT.
5:8 Ilest loaif of grahiaml bre'ad.
1 1)a1Il' silk huose', $1 .10, iSw it zi'r Co.
541 lRest loa'lf or soy blean meaiIl bread1.
I box statlinary3, $1.00. aitaurens D~rug
55 1liest loaf of Potato bread. 1
3-lb. can of' White I louise Coffee, $1,
MLIartin & Moore.
51' Ilest cornl bread.
YearI's subs1cr0iio t ThelIi 'Jl1IlI aId.
57 1l. I i l i n e.
1Lrge dish1 panf, $1 .00l, iechlloff's 51
andl 10 st~Iore.
58 Best eggless. butter'less enke.
Ye'sLl~ subs(cription to The Hlerald.
59 Best puouind1 of 1butter1.
Yearu's siubscr'iptilon to The Hera'Lld.
Rpelpes; for' the above breads andl
imaull amlounit of soy bean meal may13
10 obtained fr'om 110111 Demonstratlonl
60 ilest collection of Palntry3 sup
plies by'-one woman.
Ladles' purse, $3.50, Clardy & Wilson
61 Hest display of eatnned fruits anld
voel'etebles in glass.
one-half dhozen towelFs, $1.50, \V. CI.
62 hiest soup1 mixtureC.
63 Best enn of tomatoes.
2 pair1s of hiose, 500, W'. G1. WIlson.
64 Best can of beans~l.
2 pairs of those, 500, W. (G. Wilson.
165 Best can of corn.
66 Dest can of pinmenfos.
Year's sulbscrintlon to The Adtumi..
t with Your Neigh-m
Lnd Prize List.
67 ]est tomato catsup.
One bottle tooth -wash, 25c, 1-. Terry.
68 Best display of preserves, jams,
jellies and marnialades.
One pair of indies' gloves, $2, Minf
69 B1est fig preserves.
50c cash, Central Cafe.
70 'Best pear preserves.
60c cash-, Central Cafe.
71 Best display of pickles.
'Pair bedroom slippers, $1.50, Mine
72 Best cucumber pickle (sweet).
Year's subscription to The Advertis-.
73 Ilest chow chow.
Year's subscription to The Ilerald.
71 Best display of fruits, jellies and
10 lbs. of' bur clover seed, $2.00,
Ken nely I Hros.
75 Best home iaale-syrup.
Year's subscr11ipion to The A(lvertls
Need l ad Fcy Work.
Mrs. .1. 1). Watts. Chairman.
7; Best display of need allaI iancy.
Lad cs' hat, $5.00, Davis-Roper Co.
7I llve-t knittedl sweater.
Bottle linnutiit toilet water, $1.00,
L.airens Dru1ig to.
7S Best )air of socks.
Year's subsvriition to The Ad vertis
79 liest calp for soldier.
Tube of cream. 25,. 11. .Pospy.
80 Best ilncheon set.
R 1 ilest ciochet pilece.
82 Best knitted quilt.
83 hest patcheId qIlilt.
Ladies' hat, $2.00, Henchoff's 3 and
-1 I esI piece of emblroidery.
S5 114-t cook apiro anil( cap.
Yea i'- subscriptloi to The Advertis
r) inug amd ininmg.
.Mi s. . I . . Sullivatn, Chairman.
St, 1'e t cshiihlt of d riei fru its and
Easti'man kodak, $2.00, Powe Drug
S7 H1t diisplay of vegctale.s pre
!erved in brine.
Pah' 4.1 shoes, $2.00, .1. C. Burns &
.8 Het pre"served eggs inl water
Si.k tiv, Vic, Swvitzer CO.
Htome Con icneieces.
IIr. C. 1. Owings,. Chairman.
8B Best home-male fireless cooker.
air kid(i gloves, $2.00, Switzer Co.
90 Best ioie-mnadle drier.
Ladies' hat, $2.00, J. C. Burns & Co.
91 lIs 1(iceless Irrigerator.
Bible, $1.50, .1. C. Burns & Co.
92 Best screecned fly tra.
Pair Boy Scolit gloves, $1.00, 1.
Coniii unity Exhibits.
Mr. P. W. Moore, chairman.
o:t Best communlity exhiibit.
I'i rst, $7.50; second, $3.50.
The dlisplay to consist. of anything
roduiiced in thle coinniiunity, espleciai
y' prod(1uce of the farm i, garden, oi
hardi, diairmy and kitchen. Needle and
anewy work wilitC(lel beite 10 pe cet.
Mis. Ruiifums fuinla p, chirm inan.
91 1 ecsi dirpa oiii'(f caiinnod fru its and
vegetalies (in glass.
115 1 est can oif tomatoes.
9O liest. can of beans.
.97 He~st can of corn.
98 Hest can of pimontos.
99 Best display' of jamns, lpreserveC
.iel lo iei iparmalcs, e I c.
8 lbs, or hiomne-made candy, Pl'Iaco
tOO liest display of pieldies.
hot tle of toilet water, S$1.00, 11. '"'rriy.
Fancy and 'Needle Work.
Mrs. 1H. L. Paikinson, Chairman.
101 'Best dlisplay or needle andl fancy
Ladies' ring1 $2.60, W. Solomon.
02 Best dress~ed (loll.
03 Best plain sewing.
204 flent cotton embroidery.
Ladies' crepe (Ie chine hiandkerchief,
205 hiest apron andle cP.
One lb of chocolate candy, Palace ol'
Any article or animal not listed that
Is judiged woithcy or .a prize by the
ludges in its departmient will be glv
)in a premiumi from articles contribut
ed at last moment andl to- late 'to