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VOLUME XXXIII. LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27, t918. NM33R3
'OSS HlILL MAN
AMONG TlE KILLED
1. A. Leamant, Nathe of Cross 1,li,
toil. i litesident. of Greenwood for
S-' Itcrail fears, Killed In Soutilheri
.I. A. ILeaman, for many years a res
dent of Cross Bill, where he had many
-elatives and was highly regarded,
vas among the k.*ed in the Southern
tallway wreck niiar Columbia Mon
lay. Mr. Leaman was a traveling
talesman and was well known in Lan
ens, w'1ere h, had many friends. Sev
ral years ago he married Miss Nannie
ilagood, of Greenwood, she being his
second wife. le is survived by her
md several children.
Among the injured were .1. 0. Mere
diith, conductor, who is i brother of
Mrs. W. C. P. tobertson. lie also has
a sister, Mrs. Dorroh Peden, of Gray
Court. and other relatives in the coun
ty. lie sustained a fracture of one
leg and other less serious injuries.
Mirs. Robertson and Mrs. Peden went
down to Columbia yesterday morning
to be at his bedside.
Also listed among the wounded is
A. M. Kirby, of Princeton. Mr. Kirby
is a young man of IS years of age. He
was only slightly injit'ed.
('01-111' ('\ON V Ii S . 11(11 1 il1i.
,Juidgf'e S. W. G. Shipp to Preside. Bur
dette ('lse to ('ote l'p. Few it
'I'he March term of the court of gen
eral sessions will convene 'Monday
morning, .\larch 11th, with Judge S.
W. G. Shipp presiding. The docket for
the term is understood to be a corn
paratively li'lht one, the only case of
i.rominence o be tried being that of
W. R1. Ilurdette indicted for the murder
of I). D. Stoddard in Youngs township
la siimnr. This case was contin
ued at the last term of court on ac
count of the sickness of one of the
The jury commissioners met in the
dlice of Ilie clerk of court. Monday
m orning ani. completed the grand
jury panel an.i also drew the pritit
juro rs. They are as follows:
eilletown-- I:. T. Woodruff.
1 lunter - G. It. Davidson, J1. L..Simp -
so(n, 11. .1. Nabors.
I)ials- -S. It. Neison, .1. If. Leopard.
T. II. South W. C. Mahon.
Iaurn1s -it. C. loyd. W. F. Snow.
E. W. Pat tonl.
Waterloo--J.. J. Brownlee.
'P'oss i ill--I. N. Carter.
Sullivan--J. N. Elieidge.
You ings--.Ina. It. Cook, .J. Scott IIig
gins, .ino. itarnelt.
.ackS, -- .1. O. Ray.
Iarens -.\l. W. llellams, 30 ,
hurts, WV W . Blakely. Ut. l'. Temple
ton, C. V. ('raddoelk. .1. W. hleaton, .1.
)ials---N. 11. Poole, W. M. Arm
strong. Glennl A. Duller, F. T. Cuitrry,
C. I,. '\cCall.
Suillivan--\. S. Bolt, W. I. Fro
min, ('. l,. ittls, M1. II. Abererombhie.
Waterlo.ino., W11,X. Abroams, P. WX.
Ichetonl, .1. b,. Dlickert. .. I. . Copeland.,
S'euillownu \\'. .1,.lFleing. .l. TI.
.Iack:: TI. I. .\dair., N. 11. Nabeors.
I- Dr. H. F. Iluighels returntied Fridaty
from thle annuialI meetinag of the Tri
State M\edical associatloll in Charlies
-tonl, wuhere'u as is the usual custom he
-'was r'e-elec'tedl to the offlee of secre
tary and treasurer'. Dr. Ilughes states
that the. meeting was a very enjoyablc
-torn having provided a ver'y attractivc
-and profltable one, the Charleston doe
- prograim of entertaInment anti pleas
A. S. Tonmpkins, 64, Ndgeflold, S. C.
l- hur1 t in baCk.
C'. (;aillard, 62, Or'angebur'g, S. C.
.\ rs. I. i nabiniet, 53I, St. '.\atthewvs
2, S. C., slightly.
Mrs. Frank C. Gregory, 34. Inde
4. lpenden'ice, Kansas. slightly.
.1. b. Parker, (Coliumbia, S. C., slight
.,lThree negro piassengers were aist
brouight. to a Columlbia hospital.
y iIt Is not thotught that oiny of thisn11s
Is fatally injuredi though several arn
IN RAILROAD VR[!
One Resident of Lanrer
WORST WRECK IN
NUMBER OF YEARS
in Hear-Eind Co4lision Near Columbia
dozen People are Killed and Many
Others are injured, Including One
Man from Laurens and Relatives of
Columbia, S. C., Feb. 25.-In the
worst wreck on the Southern 'Railway
System in 14 years, 12 persons 'were
killed and 37 injured this afternoon
when train No. 42 hound from Spar
tanburg to Columbia, crashed into the
rear of train No. 18, from Greenville
to Columbia, at Frost, six and one-half
miles from Columhia. Both trains
eastbound. '1le wreck happened at
2:15 .. lock. All the dead were pas
rentgers. Ten were killed outright
and two (ied after being removed t(o
The first train had been forced to
stole to repair its airbrakes. The re
pairs were made and the train had
just begun to moxe off when the other
train struck it, the impact driving the
rear ear of the forward train more
than half way through the next one.
llesponsibility for the wreck, otlicials
said tonight, cannot be placed until a
full investigation is made. An inquest
will be held at noon tomorrow. Points
to be established in the investigation
by railway aut horities are to ascertain
if the flagman on Irain No. 18 left a
torpedo on the track before train No.
12; if the latter train was held for
the reuiu ired time at the last station
and at. what. speed the second train
Railway ofllcials said tonight that
the wreck was the toast serious on the
Southern Railway System since the
collision of 1911i at New market, Tenn.,
wihen sixty people were killed.
Only one physician was ot the t wo
trains and he administered first aid to
more than one hundred Persons suf
fering from injuries or shock antil the
arrival oft a special train with sur
geons on board.
Albert Atties, traveling sal esman,
Brooklyn, N. Y.
.1. B. Marshall, travel'ng salesman,
An(lerson, S. C.
P. Frank Baxter. contractor. New
lerry. R. C.
M1. A. Leaman, t.raveling salesman,
Greenwood, S. C.
Garah M. Pothel, Nannoplis, N. C.
who had enilsted in the Regular .\rmy
at Greenville on Sunday.
W\'. W. lilhardson, traveling sales
man for Armour Fertilixer Works. At
Otis iagaott irod ic, Wagener, S. C
T. F. .iTt iniis, 1no adrie'ss,
IIT. T1. Tverter,. Ware Shoals, S. C.
.roe i'. loat -, Newhewrry. 5. ('.
.\Irs. Sarahi E-llen Johlnsoii, ('olumhii~
-Injlured ini (olumia hospuitaiis in
ria, F. C'.
\ilrS. NAl' Ivin 11oheritson, 58S, St. lat
thtaws, S. C.
Mlrs. J1. WV. Sbhber, 6;9, Ft. .\ltthe ws
J1. 0. .\ired iith. 52, ('omhiletor 01'n1 Nc
18, Columbia, S. ('.
JToe Rlopp, 23, C'olminbla, S. 'C.
W. K. Ruff, 22, F~air'fleld countty, S. (
J. 1I. Brown, 419, Westiister, 'S. (
J. (1. Franklin, Anderson, S .C.
W. S. Blonner, 34, C'oltumbia, S. C.
John 0. K(elley, 25, IHolly 11ill, S. (
fi. M. Morrison, 27, Greenville, S. (
J1. C.'MIcAllister, 33, (Greenwood, S. (
iRobert Iii. Levell, 40, Newberr'y, S.(<
R. Anderson, Seneca, S. C., ser
but, not dangerous.
'W. GI. DavIes, 32, Dover, Ohio, ser
A. M. Kirby, 18, Princeton, S. C., 10
F. Branch Long, engineer, train 4
Mrs. Julius Smith, 24, Columbia,
1.2. C. Black. 21, Spartanbutrg, S. (
J1. A. Shand, 413, TIroy, 5. C., had
T .0. Pooen18,'t GrennvIlln 0. (
How You Can H
Realize that tihe restrietiolns
iinistrators are I'or the good ol
t he war.
That those who are uni(Iertatki
lation1s are douingt so from a spirit,
their count ry" and not f'r pay.
Ohserve the whteatless and n(
I hat others dlo so. 'hlhese are most
Insist u ponl tihe wheatless andl
whenever you eat.
(oolt intelit ions and p~omis(
preuelt and p~ractice home econoni
''all t'()od cfonservation.
'l'eli ou' teighblrs of a p ra
volt have' v uset i Ira I that eetOl
\\omen 's elu ibs shlolh1l ilisent
tiols andl leave their Ibsen and
boys "over there '' return home.
\Wheni yott uIse wheat see tha
ant1( other eereals.
See ithat yourtP ni('is-rhbios and.
1' ffo-oifj'ra.t ing antd 1ot asking'.
l' ) Il-st u ft.
hIe intl'pemtienft oft the ontts
t:l e 1'1)11 .\ 1111r 1w n'1 liielll or1 "'711'
hei'Il t It. al Il \'i t save
l'.11 r 1'so141iers' :nII I the1ir. (11om
I e a s in-I 1r b ehil I l it e Iiiii
7and ?.1)'wt1l t1 hat 11111 in Seeing!.r ti
onI .vo1ill' lields: te ' t'lit i vate vont
I I' ii is 4 fir' Vo 1t1 oi I ibe o
sa1ving :n411 pr.In1"bar ,'1)111.
Mayor-Elect Babb Gives Out
Policies as Chief Ex
".\ore staltements and better statt- tl
nents" will he the slogan of the new 11
ly eleeled mayor in his next adinis- a
tration), according to a short interview v
"(granted" a reIpre-entative of The Ad- I
vertiser by Mayor-ele(ct C . L Iahh
yeste.rday morning. .\i:. Ilabh) was att b
hi.; place of bulsiness at 11. Te'(rry's t
stor and in the course of a few "wilt
ehosen remarks" stated that he ex- I
peeled to be the mayor of all the 90o- I
ie duie the next two years and he
expects to 1:ake himself :"O solid with
the entire community that hle will he i
re-elected in a wailk-over in 19.'. Mr. I
Iliabh stated that his policy would be ti
to allow the' fulltest tbliit y of all
11(11) si'iVISOR TO T.AI:
OFI-'CE ON APRltI. IRST
Nievera .31en1 Alrendy livine, Sploken
of -'or the P'lace. No letiilte Ap-i.
TPhe roadi sit rvirri for thfe fcounity,
prfvided'f for at Ithfe hI session o'fff thef
workt f the fieunty . is to take 1ike ifn
Aii 'ii I ei. *\ ordin a t t in f 12t
Jtin which, Th f.\if rti' f8fr ha) '
abl toii Siiifur ;;f frw ) . calt of lihf trll
si t hat heii ( litb gi V :uior f f i me
ito lie 111 i face fS I 14 th e f ioun . Al -
thou~ighi a hnmbfer of men11 hfave lui i
no0 dfnllite' apptlentijons have as yet
It is unrtoodttfi' that the roafd super
visor will hold1 0o11ice ffor the same
lengthI of time as t he regulhar siup erv'is
Or ando t hat he will tbe (1feltd att leaalt
for' the short term to start this year
by te sup Iervisoir and( the (oufnty dl1
egation. It Is also undllerstoodi that he
ia to) be under the dilrectio~n of the
regular suptjervisor and that his salary,
wvhtteh is to be $1,200 per year, Is to he
pathl oitt of the roadf tfnds derlived
fromt the automobilef tax.
C'apt. WV. t. [Illehny's compttany of
colored -troopst won1 a handstomelf trophy3
for excellence int markItflISmnhip at a
contest' held at Camp Jackson tidfay.
Capt. Iltchey was here ov'er the week
enfd andi expressedl hinself very prloud~
of thne excellent showinag matde by his
coif1jany. Ont the same dhay hits regi
ment wvas highly praisled for the sol
dtierly apipearance made in the Warhi
neion birthdayw nnara
elp The Food
uiggested by the o(l d-- .l- t
tall the polle a11( nd 10 in
ig to t'ntor''e the Pootl reglr
DfI pjuiotism1 and( ser'vice to
atlless days st.rietly', and see
nientless days wherever and
s tottui for natight. Hoth
'tit al anl iilinetiziir recile
omizes in wheat, slig~ar an d 1 t1iil o sh l i -
irowninig eveingIls uinotil the
it is mixtd'i with r ea'llSiS
Iortit l hlly \ yor fi ehant
una uhorized Iervies foir
(le world tnd peovihle y ll'
le . e 1'll -1as t i ell 'iI.
in whe'l,i lI 1';111a and telts is
'injtlo.' iln ar1llies. l w
tI'll 'oolo erolts m'ei lt iv;t1 i s
11 I1 !lIt ' it'is td (si
tle fi he Ing i 't o r hI 1'i t inl
a Short Interview on His
cutive of the City.
ta' deltraltons of the counnel lo
it the tillic may assist in arrivinr
i lie1 best solutions of the pIrobIlt s
'hich miay omle t-i froni time to ti e.
h- spoke in a general way of im
rolnientl lwhich appeared ety h1Itim tit
e imperative and that he believed tat
be tax players would 51iupp rt him in
d17a ig Ihe tt it rov on s .o
sho as oth awejdrt fully informed as
r the needs and costs.
lhle mayor"-elect asked that his 11.
iorters he ilnked for their work irn
tis behalt and also staned that he
irh red no ill-will againist those
vho opIpaosedi hiln. er. thh and the
ew conneil go into olien .\pril 1.th
\l')I'll lt .AND} TIilE.\t lR ll
.\FFE("EDI'Eli) BV I.E:GIsi..tiT10
'erms of lunhets Expire Tired
idlear. his 'irnt i1 necessors ;tIll b
Gnaed for Foueb Year.
.-\vt hIeen on wil fhl ath ra noir'
Al ihddlehr arenvitem to lie iu'sei
idng foste sh-nerhwin: fie erm
Ihf olate of the co. Troveu-r
Awintatn Anh. alisnin hhe o<
t'hts wil innhens wuld. hve
OFF 11()\11.1V 11118NIN(.
Ighty-Two len Lett for ('aup i.ck
son MIonday 11ornlug. Large ('rowd
of Friends and4 Itcntives lild Them
10ighty-two negro selectmen, the
hirld and last increment. of the first
uota callel for fron Laurens coun
y under Ihe selective lraft law, left
londay norning for ('amip .1lckson,
'olutblia, wlere they will undergo
raitiing. The ment were given a great
endi-ofl by llunlrels of their rela.
ives and friends, the streets of the
ity in th' m lorning having hadl the
tpearance of circus tiny. The men
hbowed no di inelination to go, but
tplieared very willing to go forth in
he service of their country. They
Vere placed in charge of foulr of their
iu mber, as follows: Thos. Fessor
Touing, W'illie leranklin, Allen JIackc
on and .lidge Williams. Included in
lhe nitmher was Piarse or Poss l'oole,
whose d(1parture from the city is a
antter of no little nioment. The fol
lowiiz is a list cf' hose called to go
on that (lay:
.lacksin .\llen, ;ray Court: .lurray
A\ndtlesn: Williamn .\ntler:-on, 1,aurens
No. .1: . ini Anderson, Waterloo: 1-:c
wordl .\ntlerso1n. C'liton: .John Ader
son. i'ros lill: (iorge Bryson. 1aul
rnils No. 2: ('larenic Ihit let, \a re
.\llen Itrooks. .\lounitville": Reub)en
troom.!1 .\ount ville: .Ilutd.ig londis. C'lin
ton: !-d'vard lloland. 1,airens No. I:
' r hirks ale, (Tinton IR. P. I).;
.ohn 'arter: (eorge Childs, Kinards:
\\'ister Cook, 1Laurens.
\\'ill Carwile, Cross Hill; Will
('lis;'. \ountville: .tainies Creswell,
I'itnttin unn: Sam ('ooley, Waterloo:
*iltilon ('ttuninlthant, Laurens No. 5;
1ulius I) avis. Clinton: Riobert Davis.
'oiiutain 11ii: )avid llownus, Shelton,
C'harlie I)nap, (linton l . T1 . ii n
<ly, \\'aterlooc: f'erry 1)illard. lanutreur
No. 2: \\illiant Anilerson l"erguson,
inuttn: .\latthew i'erguson, .lount
'ili : .\ 'hur l'rgustni, G Cray (ourt:
ii l .titi l Nitr u . 2 I n e .
.\thu1!r lo 1yc. I~aurens No. <;: Iceed
<;atrlincionl: .lohnnie (k|()(1hnan1: S-cott
hill. .\muI villi No. ': \\'alter llun
tWr, I ure ns Noi . _: (;enrg l iud le s,
('liln : Noah Ilent ervon , i.avutn.; u.
i \' ie arlatn , .\ un ille.
.\rlih r ltig'ens. I,a.ren; No. 1:
\\'i1lie F'ethli Iludle s Lauren,:
('!mlrt. I! art, (linton No. ::: ohe:i
1Irbey: .b414 .lohnson,11: .lohn R. .lan on.
I,aurens No. :: ('ain .laks))n. ('ro
I I a ult .lol i l t, I~ urens.
I avl Ilampton .Tones. Henno: 1 i Nwi;
li i ; I-:dd Ilaeaman, .\oun v ills:
S4inunie .\iller. ('linton: \\ill .\aronlie
\ill.-: (;orgc .\litch ll. tpN on
! ie llenty, .\adden, G ray 'oulri:
\\ li" .\(le oy.
:1n1 Alel):aniel, la;utrons: L.ake Mlc
l;anieI ..iountvila e No. : CI has. .\
l.:111:h. \\'are Shoals No. 2: Dralo
l'S .\ un vill : \\'illic Io1:-:
Ii'u t-. IVallrtn : \rth r u111nne1.
l to 'ti l: Aittuir hutber, g lun to 1!.
\\1 il se an, out i. li
e h eri us ol lie n, i itirk on e .l~
btuiliu 1. ii rurns odeNo. 1\\~HA
T -a (;: . .o . No. ___ .\n
* n No. 1: .i ' i n , la S ,
Ii a \ : *rn ; Fr d \'b: . (r
114cot\'irop.1 IsWroass 111:.o
\\ iS.t .\ilount ri e se rg \'.a
k " Ond :.- 1tlUt'r tlitall every ilaon'.
y * 5an4o ofthggar antine regul.
y .\1. s vey ay
Ct * * e e e
n e .gSUSSSSSS
3ord of Health Acts to
;ASE OF MENINGITIS
AT WATTS MILL
hurches, Schlools, 'theatres and Other
(Gatheringt Places I'laced Uinder
Qa rif it.ine Moiiin'. Order to Re
mialin in Effect. for It Week UImless
Other Ctases Des'eloll.
F ollow\ing; the dliscov\ery of a case
if Ienihgitis in the \atis Mills vil
lage Alondlay mo1rning2, the city 4 oard
of health Iet inl Session and ot"lered
all he t1 t i jsc ols, ehuth'ittets pi Itre
hows antd ohlr iatsjiihen l Uac's
closeci for a t'eriodi ofI 1n4 st'eek as a
hIprecruttionary meaure gainst he
spread ol ' the iisease. If no olih'r (ar
c's develop, h.":or1 next .Alonday iniorn
inn the !n aan1ti ine w'ill alu alli icalay
oic' to opi rale' and gathe rin: jh; i'
miia.i he' olenedl again as usual. The
tio'itn of tl boardas. unanii noasiy
:1:r1(0 npjon bys its; metltin s.
I he child aff'ted by the 4!isae' is
lilt t Or ll l'e.nree. Ill ; lie ' oster
dI:'y i dtit at d ha it 111a wi ' ti and in
alo Ig itl miI (ood a fail htian o'I(
The I o'i wi'gi t ai 'teit b th ie
hoard of ealtil is printed ftor the
bhenefit. of the piblie:
in coln tt I iion w\'ith the silii er; of
metnin iii- lth oard! of' health i:s glad1
Ia this bime to (all attention to 50nii
inte'restingi and} ituot1nti adv\ances
(! il l th e s c'. nt1'::4' andi t i Ie:it
wnt of this dlis(ase, w iling Iina
iiportant }uoints. w\hich r(nle 11 bso,:o
lu'te oldl ideaas' and d'worie's.
't'he cein.:" : A\ _er'nl "'nl(r:. 1the bod(y
thiroug~h thet no(. .1nd4 thr'oat andi is
Irapidly tak nl alp by\ the' :y l m )'= n' ui!!1l
a generaxl infe((1ctin of :1 kiln ' of blod
I onn jee(111< 'uni : ont. The leadlin
man.1: n1ist !!wkie ai dicainosis, hm11 1r:!!h
h i It : 'i ' L i' a l y , : ' ii an tl
i I i it ilt ' 'a ! h' 'tci t :rion. i t
41 1 lt~tii 11 Ii 10 \'it l. ot :1.11 (ourf
'hle aiti'i ' aili-, ot wi 't, :i o i .
dI naryx1, ('al. (t(.. ('hilly sens5alt n,! ,
i" i n f \(1!'. litul ry Itoyes and tn -wt.
sneezing hn(1 =evere" fronil headw-'he',
is m ntll111 1eu (1 (don't w ant to Itbt'
f- en ." w i ;:ei o ii e r i1' hl(t!1 i
i e rle n. a =li:'h ce liction ot(vr (oy
n bittome 5 urpe , " o:: a : a b froken
. bloimgt and s-, ; 1nudes hE n;y hu'h gfe~ra
' eit( is a in ish dlia iolo't ion. heI l
\ s"1 is (1'lu tu (1 d !and a :'reat inltol
T -t' I :. a- -. . :r t e font
* ~ fw ula's hufu' tinm sheial'
1 w in ! o '4:; 11"-4f1 'c,' . ! a i l tis
' i m" to ! liew 1 t!1r i nit' itlinteis oit.
t !Idy (1 tay who ..i'- a ti e n t" 11n or
* Jcoleg, ws t hme aoi a The