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IE(OPLE F1o GBlAY COURT
PIROMOTE UIED CROSS WOlK
Justly Proud of the Splendid Braneh
Organized There oi the Evening of
Tihe people of Gray Court are justly
i)roud of the splendid Rled Cross
Branch organized there on the even
Jng of February 28th, by Mr. Todd, of
Laturens. The readiness of those who
rc.pondLd to the call for membership
attsted tie interest and enthusasm
which had already been created by
a live service league and also talks by
Red Cross leaders in the several
clIrches. .\bout one hundred Ind
wmenly imelibers were secured, and the
following ollicers elected:
Ro'v. Geworge Ilotikins. Clairma n.
Mlrs. R. 1'. ("ray Vice-Chali rmlian.
.L. 12awrence 1)orrob. Treasurer.
r . G. iarley, secrelary.
( hatiinan f he ot her collnittees
wcre' also aplloin ted and have leen
.rc busy at tieir various tasks,
shwwing that they are i the work
heart and soul.
n lar 1 h ihre 101,11 auxitaricIs
w- orgalized as folloys:
At Dials by Mrs. F. D. Bolt, secur
ing '-ighty membeti. yitI the following
cmr;I vras: (lmiranIll. Mir. W. C. Curry;
Mir ar.\iss Mallite Brownvee; treas
.\lis.s .oy l (' Nrry. .l Is. States
' as Male clmirman of woman,
% i2hiaal h2:-e. by .ir. J. E.
-m.en 0;ia m ntyfMr memn
hb i. 0 h!. by . \ ,aeSrs
-ohilm," wilh at
.irs. F. . Jo:'es, of fI~
P ' ar, 00 1., wits: I
4 1 From the time I en
S tecred into womanhood
9...I 1;oked with d1read
j from oneC month to the
nie:-: I suiffered with my
-' back *and~ b earing-down
pan, tot it life to mec was.
a mi's~ry. I wduid think
S I could not iendure the
pain itny ifhger, and I
g ,radually got worse. ..
Nothhigjc eemed to help.
The Woman's Tonic
"1 took four bottles,"
j Mrs. Jones goes -on to 1
,rI say, ''and was not only
~" reatly reliCeed, bumt can
t ruthIntly say 1hat I have
not a pain...
" It has now been two,
years sinlce I took Car dui,
Iand I am still in good
health. . . I would ad
vise any woman or girl||
to use Cardui who is a
! sufferer from any female
If you suffer pain caused
from womanly trouble, or
if you feel the need of a
good strengthening tonic
to build up yourrun-down }
system, take the advice
of Mrs. Jones. Try Car
dui. It helped her. WeVc
believe it will help you.
held at the Methodist parsonage.
We believe that we have the Inter
est of the cause 'at heart, and that
mtuch good will be accomplished by
the Gray Court branch.
.Mrs. Festus Curry,
Chairman of Publicity.
litheinatisin and (4out.
A convincing fact of (tie remarkable
power of L-flheumo as a cure for
Rheumatisn and Gout is shown by I
grateful letters from people tha ave
taken this famous remedy. T ieumo
eliminates ol 'ons, It act n the liv
er. kidneys an i bowel ds digestion
and assimil a'n of od, purifes th
blood and 'ds i up. Don't suffer
when I ltbe is ready to aid you.
Look for (11 . 'l'rice $1.00. For
sale hv La ena Dru: Co., Iaurens, S.
C.: City Pharmacy, Clit non, S. C.;
!lidita: Drmig Store, Fotintain Inn,
S. C.: Gray Court Drug Co., Gray Court,
S.. C.: or write Chaplmai-Alexanlder
Lahoratorie.t, GI''eiville. S. (.
ASK THIAT LYNCHIN(G BE
M1lIE FEIDElit., OFFENSE
Negiro Preachers Front tie South Pre
44e11 'etition to l1'e4'sident, Wilson,
('ii) to be Part. of novernntnent, anld
Ask Its l'rotectlon.
The following is a copy of a petition
recently pi'eSeInted to Iresideit \Wilsonl
by a delegation of niegroes from the
'outlhi. led by 1iishop W. ). Chappelle
Wa1sh ingtonl. D). C., March-0 11, 191S.
n.\\'oodrow \\ilson. l'resdiden of
the lnited States:
Mr. hmid nt. ir: \VO, Hte unedr
n dt e i'in.; (if Cb liltii SI1
n' j! rei- etWat 11ii o the .frie n
\ t li I!C ' pico al l (I rch, appoI llc
th e h!-: ' coun il ()f slid I li -ct e.
-which 1!1(! al K~us le Y.. I b a
. 191 *. h t to slmiit to yot
,1". folh vllowin me or;al or. jrayer'.
W ": I1'o . 0n:: of ipprecialiion (01
114 :,r at t uf l inl which wo :1re4
. nd 'h arI'h~lo:M in
noi il -i.r tii at
- 1i)ll" r(-)M 1
j~ :1 r
Ii eYC n I hi )-: rildy he a d . -'
ba Inloyal i' thi: ael i eimCnt, ands ar
.1i l loyl :.jd fenithful in thi , thios
\\' su 1 e int he.02 m is of a i~ li: t wCri
Iar wie ill i iati. - 11 C-: t weie i t
Siltiti un 1'titiefots O ll i n-11 ele
t inV vp-tioCIy: Cuii to i w ore hi s. iwe
PIll et fit' ao w ii ly1 CCo C'uPpres m bc vio
sae oItr\o. YOcl IVl0~ING11 bi
the 0i u d of o d eennioon 14 sO:: in 1'Our1
:D armrii aCn(- In tn r trhe 1-1oper ~tio s.
Ai gd:,)pr pirlo or ~ or ging broll ".l
liian t 1111ni alli rly al yorliing. hy
i'l d and IC rain iliCre iCiin 11 Crie frOm
supply Cmeireba nee tadmk
money.I ICoodI :9 nd ga'Idto-c is aheti
roprt.ion ltha 01(11I are sn (ationa
safl; to14 prioditee 1 fi i tos ibl i foodt
acres; Oto cutl down ftheI jt ore~f Cil. I1
rightly pQltd fr itghttly tonded and
lence and lynching.
To tell us that we are fighting for
world democracy, and that this is a
form of that democracy for which we
are to fight, and for which many of
our boys are already on the field of
'battle, is to say the least, not very
The negroes in this country have
rallic(dto your call in this crisis and
* 'Iiong their bit according to their
ability from every viewpoint.
No leople have followed so uncom
plainingly as have our people, and we
are beginning to realize now that we
are a part of this government which
we have served so faithfully both in
war and in peace. Thus we come ask
ing our government, through its ex
ecuttive, to protect us in the pursuits
of life, liberty and happiness.
Mr. President, our treatment upon
file railroads of this country is unfair,
unjust, degrading and mnchrislianlike;
and we ask that something be done to
change such conditions and make them
such as will guarantee to us peace
amd Comfort while traveling in the dis
charge of our severaL (luties.
In the face of such ti reatment, we
are being told now that we are fight
in for a common cause-freelom.
When we compare what is toldl us
with what rs being (one to us it must
of* necessity (reae a suspicioll as tQ
the si neority of some of those who
speak to us.
If* these dillicaillies are remi1loved. 11lien
. oii make it easiir for the leaders of
oar people to control them as pat riots:
an!I too, to tdvise and directthi
Do Your Shc
sive Styles, I
Service at CL
Waiss inwhit in
$3.50 and $5.95
activities in such Ipovements as the
puichlaSe of Liberty bonds, thrift
stamip and the cheerful enlistment in
the 'nited States army and navy.
\Ir. President, 'vc can ask no less
and be men. So in the interest of 'all
that Is righteous, of all that is Just,
and of all that is in keeping with true
denocracy of which you are the ox
,ou'nnt, we beg you to act.
W. ). Chappelle, Chairman, Bllshop of
Seventh Episcopal 3District, Colum
bia, S. C.; J. G. Robinson, Secretary,
l'residing Elder of Knoxville Dis
Iried, Knoxville, Tenn.; John R.
llawkins. Financial -Secretary, A. M.
1.. Church, Washington, D. C.; W. T.
Vernon, Pastor A. M. E. Church,
Memphis, Tenn.; A. H.. 11111, Pastor
A. '. E. Church, Pine Bluff, Ark.;
A. L. Gaines, Pastor A. M. E. Church,
llaltimore, .ld.; W. 1. 11. Butler,
I'residine El1der, Washington Dis
I 'iel, Washington. Pa., Comitnttee.
Card of I'lanks.
We wish to thank our friends and
neighbors for their heroic efforts in
Irying to save our furniture N aen our
house wNas destroyed by lire. Also for
the kind syipathy and financial aid
reCeived. May (od's richest blessings
rest iipon theni.
Mr. and \lMrs. 11. 'Teiplet-ol.
F1ll lo of ht (itality Windov
hades ol roll'ers that roll all color-s
indl sixes ill stock.
S. M. & El. It. Wilkes & Co.
opping THIS IN
xrdy & Wilson'!
I is I
I Iohy ||
Just Arrived --A Carload of'
Red Ce ar hingles
HERBE T L ROPER
Laurens, So. Car.
EEK. Ample Stock, ExcluM
es and Unsupassed Store
1ery, Ladies' Dresses anid Suit.s.
((ie induividulI i U irn J.ats. Tin. ~- .i. p a g'
soniII ' . 4 \ vi1si t i ~ eek ( totn mil inr d oep.a i
Fine Easter Dresses
$15.00 to $32.50
reJI'- ('I-( '111114. Tule 11 . I I jl (a Iee ~ r I] i\ I
Prices $15.00 to $32.50
men 's Dressy Tailored Suits
$18.50 to $35.00
heI ver I', I(V'nee st sty l II1 i l tons senI i nIl till- mo451 I
& Wilson, 11Ntomer. Snilts ini navy, la k. grey an 1111 .11
Prices $18.50 to $35.00
Gordon Silk Hosi
ce to Trade"anboze
$1.00 and $1.50,