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Rev. F. 1). J01ns, of Clinton, was a
viitor In the city yesterday.
'Mir. W. M. Curry, of Gray Court, is
visiting Mr. and Mrs. L. 0. Ilters for
a fow days.
Mr. W. Collier Curry, of Gray Court,
-vas a visitor in the city yesterday in
attendance upon court.
Mr. Aug. Iuff has been unwell for
several days, but, was able to be out
on the streets yesterday.
Mrs. Al. A. Hays and tjwo' young Ia
dies, of Clinton, were shopping in the
.. Mars, of Abbeville, is
visiting herl paeits, Mr. and Mrs. '.
Mr. and LMrs. J. M. Pearce and Miss
Julia lhenderson, of Waterloo, were
shopping in the civ Thursday.
Misses Kate and Evic Shands, of
Clinton, visited )r. and Mrs. Albriight
see'ral days last week.
Dr. 11. W. Lewis returned Saturday
from Columbia, Georgetown and Man
nIng where he had been on profession
Als. Cora C. Lucas and Miss Lucia
Simpson attended the presentation of
"Twin Beds" in Columbia Friday ev
Mss Sallie Hunter, of Pendleton, is
the guest of Miss Sadie Sullivan thuis
wei. having come down the latter
it of last week.
I hs Elizabeth Shell has acce)ted
a position as tlelivery clork at the lo
cal poslof11ve and entered upon her
duties last week.
Mr.- D. B. Godfrey, who has been
eonfined to his home for several weeks,
was well enough to be on the streets
Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Huff had their
son--ia-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
II. N. Cartledge, with their two chil
dren. and Miss Vivian iuff with them
Miss Patty Wilkes, who uII(lerwelt
an operation at the hospital last week,
has recovered sutlcient I y to return
hiome and is now rapidly regaining
PROFITEEHING IN SEID)S.
Golmern1lent Will Act Ol Any Speeific
Washington, March li.-Proteering
in seeds was charged by Seeretary
-ouiston and Food Adini Istra tor
loover in a joint sittement tonight,
which said that prompt action in such
cast s would be taken whenever spe
elfh' infortmation was suhibmitted. Iany
onplaints (if abnormally high prices
re being received.
"Without adequati . distrilbuitol of
see is at renale prices there i- dan I
ger Ihat nereage will be lessenledi and
th t . seed of poor 11111ity will fre
1uiently be iuwd." the Statement sail.
"if such eondl itions are to develop, i
would seriou.Aly impair ouri national
food progrmh n."
DealIerr uder ledierali license were
wnirmed t1:nt if they engatged ini sneh
practiee t hey w.ouhdlibe dealt withI so
Tr'iulet was paidi to "pantrillte" State
.rotiautionhs oif seed growers and the
w a srIv ice comm iiitteCe ofI the Amtie ricanf
See-d Grade(1 Asso(iationl for coopera
tk-$n ini lrevent ing excessive profits.
Ilush for Perm~uli s~~ Saturday.
Over 190 appl)1icat ions were ma~de for
litinor permits Satuiirday, the last day
of the operation of the old law, staftedC
Judlge of Probnla te Thompn 18 yest erday.
Monday morning, he0 conltinued, there
was no applicants ando lhe explets pre0
cious fewv In thle fu ture. :fudge Thlomup
son, like most of the otheCr judlges of
probate In tihe state, hass establishied
.a rule requiring a physician's certifi
t of sicknesis before he w.ill granlt
a permit. As the medical profession noC
longer' valtues w.hiskey very highly for
meldieinal uses, it is not likely that
mnany' whiskey preperiptions will be
written. Tile jutdd said further that
hle\was not unmnindftul of the revenue
tfhat was being received in his ofle
un~der the former law, lbut thlat he Is
glad tile old law is gonle and1 tile cout
nlit ion of l iuor hlas been reduced.
Large Land Deal.
The Chas. Sullivan place, near Ware
Shoalsi, hoelonging' to Mr. W. L. Gray.
of this city, was sold last week
thrdugh.B. uM. Wolff to Mr. .J. IT. Car
lisle, a prominent farmer of that sec
tion. The place ,contains abloult 412
acres and sold for appiroximattely $14.
* NEWI FOOD) PRIO~tAM. *
* Monday, is Wheatless. -- *
* T'uesdiay is Meatlessu.*
*. Wedtnesday is Wheatless. *
* ~Saturday is Porkless. *
* One W~hoatless mecal every day. *
*One Meatless meal every day. *
* S~ave Sigd~r every-day.*
* Save itats every day.*
DIES IN COUINTRY'S SERVICE
K111(d Last Wednesday in Afropiane
Accidenti at Hythe, England. Son
of W. S. Montgonery, Treasurer of
the Laurens Cotton 3Mills.
"Apartanburg, March 11 .-Cale mes
sages receive(l in Spartanburg Satur
day iht: coIveyed the news that
Lieut. Frank (G ibbes Montgomery, a
nieiber of tihe Amerlean aviation
CopI)s abroad, had been instaniitly kill
ed MVednesday, March 6, In an aero
plane accident. Lieuteianlt Montgon
(ry was the eldest son of -Mr. and I M rs.
Walter S. Montgomery, of Spartan
burg, and was one of tho best knowI
young men in the city when he made
his homli here. IIe received his t'raini
ilg in tile aviation corps at Columbus,
Ohio, and when the course was con
fieled, left at once for foreign ser
vice. He had been abroad since last
i is d1ath was announed in cable
gramls from-1 Hythe, Inad.Thle first
niessage, reachling the frami ly shortly
after 5 o'clock, was the anouliolndenen t
of the frineral, and read: "Funeral
wit full mn ilitary holors at il o'clock
t1odlay." This wAs followed a few
minutes later by the following:
"Hythe, Tngland, March i.
"Prank killed in airplane accident
today. Acted hero's part to the very
end. Death instantaneous."
(Signed) "Lieut. Mborrison."
L.ient. Moat gomery, who is the first
Spartanburg boy to imeet. death in the
'war with Ger'many since Amerlea has
been in the conflict, was 2.1 years of
age, a graduiate of Yale and one of the
imost popular Ilen in his class. Tie
had just colipleted hiis college work
aid Ietur ined to Spartallbirg to bo
coni associated witi his father In
the malanagemnent of Spartan A Mills.
when war was declared. and Ie decid
ed to apply for a commission ini the
aviation service. Last summer he
spent tine .roater part of his time in
trailing nea'r Colurwbus. 0., where Ie
was suesIC sful a a stiden t Iviator
and was ordered ahroad, in the fall.
'T'lo famnily has no inforimnation coin
eeI-~r hli'- death. exce'pt 11ha1 vonl
tailled il tIle brief cable me.( ages.
Lieut. Morrison, h.lo signi the dis
p;1!: II. is illknown to the f:mil , biut
i said to have been ana infima to
friend of Lieui. \lniitgolery. It is
iossible 1ha the accident occIrreI in
E.:ngand, \wn, Amevrienn tirplanevs
had bcen :ined anid were, perhaim,
being sent across to France.
Lieut. Montgomery was a meinber
of the IEpiscopal Church of the Ad
vent, heing treasureir of tihe Sut inday,
school, anad resig11111g thUa1 oli('e when i
lenving for tHie training e:1np a11
lie is sqrvived I'y his fathIer and
mother, two brotlhers, A .i\lont gom erv.
o! Ihis city. and W. S. \lonItgomie."
.-Ir., it s"tudent at V. Mt. I., Lo'xine1tonl,
Va., '1ind tw\o sist(%rs. Miss Nate Lis
Afontgoiucry and lMiss Luelle Mon t
. rII'-'. Ife is a nephe w of V. M.
\!nneaIeer'': d lenl .\Montgomery, arlI
has : wi family nn io n i n lih ti.
New1o tihe death~i of Lieut. .\iont
w')nI)ry spreial over tile city rapidly
last night. and't0) neery hi:i ld ther
Wetr' ex.r:ii ls ion ' Orrow and 1e
w m hy. Aln y II er( onsl catlled at te
.\ionitgowry huomeo 1 en Piii 'Iret andm
thy.eame to the famlily ffin friends ini
every wallk of life.
-J The Lauifrens ( oun1(3 ty Teachers' .\"
soc'iatIionI mel iln tile L auifens high51
school on Satunrday, thle 9th of N.\narch.
There't was ai good attendan1c1fle, anid Ithe
rehI ir m'fiethod0( of condting the
mieet ing was followed.
Theii eighthi gra de (conductied theI( (ip
('ning1I exercises, 1) uig as5 tile sublject
somle iteetintlg ('artoons 0on the0 'onl
dlitloll in (Germany and in America. Dr3.
'Pattersonf Wa rdlaw led the high school
in the( stul'dy of "Th'ie Ait of Question
lng", fr'on; "Parker's high Schlool
Met ads". Mi ss Corlne Agnew taughlt
aln inltestlig lesson in "Geogr'aphly",
for' the gr'ammarn grade departmIlent.
Th'e prlimalry teache1rs s tdied t he
'methlodI of teachling the "Hill's First
Rteader"', withI Miss Annfie WVorkmanOI
At the general mleeting Mr, Sullivali
annlounced that there wouldl be no
county fail' this year on account of the
strenuous 5work the schools were do
ing in the Red Cross wvork. Hie asked
that the schools bend as mfuchl eff'ort
towvard mnaking the Junior 1Red Cross
work a success as they have formally
used to make thle county fair a suc
Mr'. Parkinson also talked. on "H~ow
to Organize a Junior Red Cross in
the Schools". He distributed bulletIns
and miatellaals on the subject, and of
fered the use0 of the Laulrens Junior
Red Cross Sextette to the rural
schools for the instruction and enter
tainmnent of their organilaaon.
Mr. Dlyrd, Food Administrator for
ILurenls county, asked the co-opera
tlory of the teachers in arousing the
people of the 'county to the realiza
tion that they must hell) the govern
ment save flour.
RED ltOSS 3OTES. *
By G. L. ouk, *
* (ChaIrman .of Publicity.) *
ili order not to detract oven slight
ly from the forthcoming Liberty Loan
calpaign, the War Council of the
Anerican fed Cross has ofst poned the
campaign to raiso the second\ WarI lle
lief Fund of $100,000,000 to the week
of Alay 20 from the week of Alay 6th,
as was originali iinteided, it was an
notileed in Washington today.
Thbi acti<li fixe- Mhe date of the sce
ond led C ros campaign eleven
months after the first, which was
started oil Jum iS, 1917. The War
Council had be(en appointed by Presi
deina Wilson only ive weeks prior to
the beginnin of this campaign, so
that its first great lask was to provide
means for carrying on relief work
uiIIIng the war oi a scale columensu
rate with the military operations.
Moe Ihan $100,000,000 was coiti- -
bllted inl response to ithe first call for i
financial ai aild contrihutitIons p1ls
interest br'ou hZl. the total receipts from
the first drive t) to $105,0)9,257. Og
this amnount, $17,006.121 was refunded
to lled Cross Chapters for local relief
work. Of this balance, $77,721.918 has
been appropriated, leaving a balance
of $ 10.371,217 available for appropria
ton. France has received appropria
tions amounting to more than thirty
millions. D)uring the week preceding
Christ mas the Ited Cross conlucted a
memblrship drive which resulted in
the enrollment of approximately 22,
000,000 new members. This was fol
lowed last, month by a campaigil con
dtlt(led by ihe Junliol ..\Alemlrberhip of
the ied Clross which* resulted in tihe
en roll ment in tile collateral organiza
tioll of practically all of the sltool
ch1ildrenl inl Ameirica.
A LE''T EI it -'I0RM FRIANCI.
lnv lIen~:inin in 'ils' - of ilnt erestinii
Slirhis in France. Praises the Y. M.
Thie foilowimn is a letter' received
fron I ay elnjamoin "Over There", by
hik fA lIe, .lr. .. 1. lenjamn. of Gray
"Soniewhere, inl Franev."
ikar m Pa . :i Al. \l:miia:
I have '1 1a1tanil yollr letters of lece.
2-,ii ani Jan. :iri , othi of which were
received revvently. Yoi cannot imag
ilne Ihv \ale of tee letterls to one
over lier. If you know of anyone who
has Sons or friends over hCe, t (AlI
Iheiti to wri:e, write! Write loig newsy
lettersz. ThIre is nothing which call
1:1'1w e plan-.. O111r mai. l facilities
are lti l .; , ;d as fihey are In the I'.
. but I think they are perhaps -s
ood a; we cold( txpeel tinder Ilie
cirumsancs.I aml in heltervi Spirit-;
tia whin I wrolte last and a I still
I'- t , .:. t' A. aIIpaian for Ilie
(h!lrs. I lhiIk 110 yolu :n(] very
u 11.h cal. shou hi ive them
ha - ta I)'' lhttipons a.4i yonicn fo rd.lo'
Who e ilio itsbngfit, tnov holw the
atii i:tm a li 'aio 11hi organiza-o
t111 0a o he I ne lampd that~s I hav
n nhe g '.nito a. :n1 ie Frn'c. clreit
n h. 10 lti le 50lii fati ao far
to neeti ttiihrlhelpurnuch
lnu 1( 111( wh la goi i tn over
lici, h I'l try t so ta ew wre,
i111k oaton tet .o.\tr tht hecln
t u~ .'tt 'ote tohir andt telt., ver
(laye savedihing romeot amleasan
voyag and 1(-a1 hae. a ver nolelive
tht ma ne peoe qveite o f thoe
wholienjoy ts en ko houssws eto
alCreal the115o vale oflis organI
Qtein Ofe ofr the old ('utcs mayiol
be inga of too, vnhiceservgos, brudi
gris, e.ave ositnly two their wohk,
hitc t haen'to been iov bynfortunaornas
Qoiteed thi ohe l much. Ohichd
wn goto wlingw boudhtc ailng,
toritead what1 of thong on oner
heoreu Inl tryn of tor outel' i a woe
auyrIn dblint pa ie ry nhti ya
. a. nIf you have goodr eng 110m
sickg an I ave known a01110 leasat
be,. Onf bengso fait a few anove
soeualy cind offso from soe oi
wanno, kart. wood,01 w tos li 01ather
Quee an fewoftheS They Dutc lind
clt theioto hWite ofteby hnd give.
Qite ao o the mu adtll all oftche
fto waos owite.w ol ic no
to it, and some otevlso tc on
hors in rontof he oherfoay tw
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Beautiful iBedro om]t Fu rature
Antique M~ahogaany-A er an W2alnut "Q JItvory
Suits that will make your room as cha; m resh as
the one in the sketch at very mnodetate cost. Th.. haably
built in all details; the designs are smart and meI he meria is all
finest quality and specially selected for its bea.u -, d r;..i.m r
ish very handisomne; dmrwers smroot~y Fmnih ~.' inm easily
irrors F-rench bevel plat.e.
$64.50 to $1.4&J .
Odd Pieces if You Den
.Ihey are well wvorth a visit to see. Wi r
- ~io na.ve
you COme in and look tliwou 4----no obvtcv w ecr6
S. O. & H W J
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b-iry 14anuren.4 ('haptr I ). A. at, was ~ Y ~ ~ '~.
A .... .. . .
ld w t . li. u I y T- h o , n y A onr *criday.v oF~
9 fry, w::tavisitor. Tihirty-ne <91
:s ni td wily Cent.s was paid in for
htI~he~ Ioan find anhe tokec (-I CIyniceae o,
he9 in of all et al s; th I S eI S1 (I v illa iie. i\n
ci i1 rii relection was s0ad by .\-. U
W.r h11 iln .\ l . lilo i. Tif '.irI tli 01 t ~ ~ p i
m rents w re se rved i, o; l
Thlgiey i . ell w.
.\9. alid( .\MIs. .\. WV. Ainders.i oo
\oguia, (Ia., antinee th 1n0 tlilg Ri-- Ibhi- QOC.cI
k9ent I heir a 1ghter, .\nie, t) ( ; i
\theIt Newby lraithwaije, of 1). A. I the al
ritwis h Army, n111i. one at Criaamae
adw -h Ther da t olhe mar
iage has not been announcewd. All i
.\liss Anne9 Antdersoni is 9lea9santly OI~ 1U~~a~n
0eembere(d in Ixtulrenls, having visiPnPecltedsaic tain
~Is. 1'ostecr Simipson , her nt on
l~~ilurous occasion1s, an1d her fiendsr
viii be ilter est ed to h9ear of he ir :te wa t tofn..i r ~ y
M\iss SadIie Sullivanl wals hots to( etcr ft>ieit n
he"edeCat lubi oni Fridiay al-beuyoyu ls.
For Mrs. W. II. (Olikerso, ,Jr.
Yesterday aftetrnioon .\iss Annle P w r~ ~
ilkerson entertained at heCr home9 0on
\oth lIIarper Streoet ini honor of' Mrs.
V. ii. (Gilkerson, JrI., one of the re
ent brIdes. T1he sitting room11 and1
tarlor of t he lower floor were )hrlown
nto 0one and( tables prepiared for forty.
unrinig the afternoonl Forty Two and1(
look weie layedl, after wVhlch9 a deli
-lOus sweet eour*se wsserved. Miss lttttijttoignApl.atsMl eio On.
ilkerson was assisted in enItertalininlg
>y her sister', Mrs. WV. 0. Lancaster and .ii .1aklsniInecito No09reseoreihgtxavg
irs. Yancey Gilkerson.aletrfoteRdph ataqa(eijedthWatMllscolo
Mack Simpson Arraigned. (hattqn(aefrTauesii ''to '(k.Thscolofheit
.Mack slmpsoni, the engro man fromltrhbyb rmArl1 ote2t.otPllie ls~ o n ek u
he0 lower Part Of tile counity chlargClied lte tie ia ie ;rgan91 h nyes fmnnii a
vithi an attempted assault upionl at'*ltls lY ie il a
vhite womani of thlat section, was ar~- ill yeraiateia efotbig t ugtbsisafittrofpeaio
algnied in Court y'esterday and plead llet imrs IOIte )Cil tietlav iss(0iucaneleifo a
unilty. -A. C. Todd, FIsq., of the local sro~n~ ftl a 1( h allne eii.Teell h a f
ar, was ap~potnted by3 tile jud~ge to deC- I a iepol thm lv op93 etiteei ntera orc
end 1dm and thle case wvill 1)0 tr'ied ng gitoa cesficlll- y
his~ week. It wIll be remembered that l.
ilmnlson/\vwas cairried Ito GIreenville -.---.-- TCueaolinOeay
~or safe-keeping on Fobi'ulary 27thNw09dslysrn 19 f'a ak AAII.RRM unn.Jaomh
Cndito ou cand Ie'e l aneiwrsof od
the alege IdeJISS~l of drugs and prp eo-y moed-fi alst ue
M.&F ic 'ines we c.r a. fu !J.v~ Btupplyco ah o.