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L'41'3N'S, S. C.. M.ARCI 20, 1918.
U bert .-\. Cooier has beenit nate(l as
director' of Ihe calmaigin rot the Third
Lii be rtI y 1,oan1) i t h is dist He . Coml
potw d of seve*(ral votlinltte. Hlis a11
pointienlt to this place IecessitateI
his resCignation frotn the County ex
emp,11tion board anid A. C. Todd, Nsq.,
has beel appointed to Succeed 11111.
Appointments in both 'ases w.ere' well
made and th1ogh the work of both will
l 'rdiol and exacting they may he
expected to (10 theit' (luty as patriotic
A 'eitilled aeoutant, in mnaking his
report t) ('olmbia city ollicials after
an aidit (of the books. added that for
a 61% tilt si/.:' 4)1f Columbia to go on
y :a.' afteI' year withouti a stat eet
of 1inan1tcia! condIition was "albsi ".
11" ,Aid. It is gratifyin.g, to note that
thw newly Ieleeled m1ayor hiere expects
(1 t jo Ilh, sol ful'v Informlee' as to
the city' a-. iffairs- and his Slogan of,
" re S' "ll nt.' .11141 tller a t -
0 is a pi_1y gain one to) Starl
W th. lit I lntally.it m 1ay be Staled,
weh liv '(rrectly. that whereas. In
der'l Ilhe obld l r of the city. somellt
fott of 4at 44e1u wI.' obligatory , th0t
' 111 ,ni r wic : 1t city operate
now do nol; nIncire it. The matter. or
imllicity is left en irely to th will o
the iro n' 4 il,
e raa alty lislts (1 the boys all
in; a1-'r~ n ao larer d ily andl .as
wV' --anl wals r i d siros Itoi
-- i an ofoncown folowsare inl
L'N ~ ~ It !w).\ u i a ay b called
n .x:-.1;1; hai lrmilt i
to4 l' -h,. ru i n l 4 .4n .4loser'
til'00 Ikht to h !i h. T
nf c ot f or :h hn atd (t :s . .blir ,iS
T I. Th..I p. r1 n Call is for mor0eV
m11mi u %%,i whitch to hayI Iiis fomid.
Th11 iwx . r I call u% ill he for subh
41(! Iiw -:4 '' l: 11 . 14 - - 4''l 1141 11 )1' I. i t :a114 .
114 (''41'm'4 <':4 C . II 1 t f4 ll. be44
4444''.) 1 1141 4) A .14'' ' I,'4'41
die I' :: '44;4 4 ! -444
h. T 4o apprpritio 4
1e r ' . .404j it 1 will ''have to b
.ow. it is possibleI that
4n4<4',th 1ris ner may'4t1
an''. . . 4an rate, 14he4 1system
1h. n: I~oar l ho 14he bestI 11hat
e''h ' rra ge as44 lth' cos! of4'i~ 1.ed
n 4he 'r 4 omr:'' 4 44ho4''ld14 he borne: 14n
1.V 1' I IT 14\.V 4 I )4llll
rh-e of1 he web'' at.:' we ra4 1'(ist ltak4ig
over 14 '4'' 4roper' of 414 te 1): r i'la ownI
wt4hc lite 4 gollidn 't omeI~ up t t e lde
time(s. itISItas't yet foun ld out hiow.
to do0 what (old GenelOU Joshua114 did(
command~ thei sunii to standlh Still and1(
see! tihe ('ommand14 (:arried out1. 1Itstead
o)f I rying to rIuaIlI the feat. or thIIis o)14
so.)lier, thbe govermnl'1ent 1 has dodged
the issue4: and ordered us8 to tur the 14
clocks bac1k andi beat the sunt att iS
OWnt gamle. So, after tihe 11ast (11ay of
this mlonth, wet all muhst htave 01ur
clocks( turneltd u11 oneC hourI andi fool
oTh elves into0 .he0lieving t hat we areo
gc 1tlng upI at tile samel old( tlhne. ' The,
plon 18 (enl1CId "'l)ayl ight I.Saving''. WI?
doun't save any daylight, but1 we jus:t
majke better' use of' what we haive to
t4Pnro'. We start. to work In our shons
and olices earlier, but we quit earlier
In the evening. The saving will conic
about when we utilize the earlier
hours to better advantage and make
use of the evening hour in productive
labor of another kind, if we are so
willed. The opl)ortunity is given us
to help the government in growing
more food in our gardens and doing
other work that will help win the
war. The "Daylight Saving" plan I9
a good plan even if it does force us to
(1o indirectly what we won't do of our
own free will.
31ountville School Hionor 11411.
First G rade--Lo tie Chase, .ames
SteCond (Irade- -Nellie Adair. Blrother
R'asor. Forrest 13lenjani. "Marion
Workiman, Maurice Long.
Third Grd-lifaFller. Prston
-\otes. Rtalph .\axey.
Iryson. .lairgarlet -liipp. George Chase,
.\Marion lIipp. Clara Adair, Lo 1-11a
Walts, Mary Fuller.
Fiftl Grade--.lu11dith Farrar. Isabel
Sixlh Gradh e--lethi Logl, .lan Iv
Coats. Frances Bryson.
Sev en t h G'ade-Clemie Motes,
Iraold 0 Fuller.
-'ight lG(ade-.Marlie Br3yson, Caro
line .\otes. Frances .Matthews. -yll1a
Ninth Gr'ade-Clough Farrar, Rut
ledge Fuller, Nelle Long, Carolyn Sid
Sivan. .lanit Cannon,. Lucile Nelson.
'lenth Gd C-lary Lonig, Fay 11'y
soll. .hn \\' Coletman.
TO') 1.01)0, No. 19, A. F. 3.
A Special colmllllication
Of P-11loitto Goodge. No. 19i.
'I V day night. Mlarch 20, I!s
it 7::. ' cl(I l. There Will
o \.- k in th1 10 A. .\. egree. A regiular
lon'ninnienlotion will also bo hold on
'rilay lilit. Mlarch 22. at 7::.n. \\'ork
in .11. .\l. d Alre l mer's ar'l urged04 to
:len oth of these:1 nlieetinlu. and vi-s-.
SM pret hi rn wocom.
lPy order of
S . O. .\ ter-on. lR. IL Nickels.
S < r ta ry. 'W. .1.
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I1 El ash I ii h o ir ' 'r. \'aswe li
rim . lch ,i. l- I' i a. I ;;:-:,;
* . ii i Nuai 1:; (,I t' l'Ir:l'and lo ii( Silk
\ \ il : -y.I.
1111r1: . t . l 11.t fli I 111 -1( ilyp
.1 I- IoIe a -I M r p r d t
far~s in Isan en I Inny Iea l in
Fors tenCorect PFsnsishing tho
In:ro ltrhl ofl Your Hoe.(' .
'I rk -ala tle .\ I -t y. .",oy 0-1iin
~.1110 oi' :11 ut' Onil IV f ti- ll CityI
iar ory hion ohre btoln'' tnoyear ait
perid oet inuts er . Ilsn be\ l;
pEry s iieklcvry infran loln.
eFery thgestCoretnishng the
o neiorpm1r oxf~ You Home..11rit'
01' arliitio tl de o-toU. h itro
ofliI th tomealy111) preset o wny prbles;
aliter YOU te3 furii. and I ~urk
wtll cors ofIt diorise-:tan pretsa
muelsi hd chn~e-s, ald tis yosurte
exl~lper ind .osen it'kll.sr~e
ife be. archt emlsatn d~ecra-o
tig yourhnt trqhitlyin ('a newone-h~
for wltl iuoi t a desr bDI, erad S Ille ho
ecst lou oft thei rt plous.That the
adopery asn usblever thatormeiior.
ofvor i suggest.nenin In uthorstatnet
andrp fina ons}c matteyrs. trir
Twil' e' gall Ifurned Inhfout vory
Wurose. ford ayformat-iont rlouoges
prd opor ad mst nu srie
TheU best architect ad ecoo.o
WO3AN ASSAILANT IE.
CEIVES HEAVY SENTENCE
(Continued from Front Page)
screatmed for help and the negro had
run. Neighbors quickly gathered and
a search was made for the assailant.
Another negro was arrested, but the
lady failed to identify him. Tracks
which lead from the scene of the trou
ble across the field, showing that the
fugitive had fled Ii haste, lead In the
riirection of Mack Simpkins' house and
ai. comparison of the tracks with the
shoes that the negro wore caused him
to be suspected. Ile was caught while
plowing in the field next morning and
when carried before the lady that day
he was positively identified by her.
Fhe again idenitifled him when she
was testifying on the stand and this
weut far toward resulting in his con
vict ion. Following his arrest feeling
ran high for awhile and only through
a successfll ruse by Rural Policeman
Abrams wats he saved from possible
violeice at ithe time. Ile 'Was then
br1ouglt to Lauren, and later carried
to Greenville for safe keeping.
Ot her minor eases on the docket
xvere either continued or otheirlwise dis
posed of for the session.
.1ludl-e 9. WI. G. Shipp, who presid
A over fihe re'vsion of the court, Is
one of the oldest judges in point of
irie on the circuit bench. Ie
hol:Is ithe record of eleven years of
re acun loll; service vithotit being ab
s'nt from lis dlut\ for any reason.
whratsoever. He has visited every
ely I in the state twice in the
C0u rse of iis (luties as pr(esiding
lide ad Some coutites thritee times.
Ti1i. was hris tlird term as presiding
iii'i ' inl 1Litron. ie vill return to
'fhl to civil co'rt in a fewv months.
MAY NOTl 3ATIEllIAI'l '7.E
I(otiined from -'ront l':ge)
turdafy the French accounted '
seVeni. while four ofther German air
1laies not previollsly reported were
'etrnoyell late last week. The Ger
anls (laim to hav shot down 22 al
il tia'hinils on Sunday.
S1ttitiaeit fi h. ('ondition of the
lit.ANi OF OWINGS.
IL.ct d 11 Ow in ii . S. ('.. it fll, close
of b uines I1 a l MI b. 191 l.
. . nd. . co . ... ...1.i2 I l2.1.
in lin.se ... .. .. 1 7.
I : ir lI:1IkS anl Bank
It r 'nt.. .. .. ... .........1. 80f.tt:
il.? r and Other Ci(n. 1
Tota!.......... .. . ..$ 9.0::I.1
to l ( "s 'lc . 1I I~;
oin l Stock il 'id In . . 1:.7f)00.0
--o.ir Fund . .. .. . 1.100.0:''
m ut ividd 'r (ol ro
I) '.t Xlen ls v 'i a nd ' i xes
l'a it] .. . . . s. .20.1Vi
lividual )o osis .'ub
to) Chock . , . .. . :. . 2
r'imo C rt1f -ate of Do
(lo r it . . . . . : I. .1 . I
ouy A 1Yf ou
gro 1.aboe nan e! yho
iiiicir sworn.' ray ft :it abore
.m! for "n.O(im' : tieen .c a :ruf ei..
iiN0 mraid tank s hown by thy
worn t ndiedub urdohrsen
hiflooh:rs ofulrnitre yo91cat
easiy rstor t tary vi t blo .
'lrre \otis: sml. tW. rwies.l t
when you raein .i funaturel
and woodt En-.arelf nolorh
floso uriturle, yoca
1INFORD INEWS. *
ianford, March 18.-Under the di
rection of Mrs. W. :). Patterson, the
'Red Cross ladles of this place will soon
be put to Work.
Our con'1y superintendent, Mr. Sul
lIvan, and wife, were with our school
'Friday night and his splendid address
was very much enjoyed.
Our school is progressing nicely.
'l are sorry it Is to elose so soon.
. 'Misses lAucile (ox and Hattie Kate
10asterby were tle guests of Mrs. J. :D.
Hobo Tuesday night.
Mrs. J. I. Patterson is spending a
while with her sister, 'Mrs. Blub Na
bors, of Laurens.
.ilr. Saminile Drumniond has return
ed to Coliilbia after a visit to home
folks. lie is anticipating a trip lp)
north to iDetroit. Mich., Cineinnali
a111d otlier northern towns inl the near
Mrs. C. 1). Cox, M'iss Othello ,Johin
son and Mrs. J. W. Gaskin of Buffalo,
N. Y., visited relatives and friends in
Coliiniha last Tuesday.
Mrs. (eorge Ilarlin and Miss Iucile
lerguson, of Woodriuff. visited their
sister, Mrs. Ton . iarnion last Sunday.
Mr. (h1arlton Patterson is to leave
soon for the army.
Mr. and Mrs. Don luni'ns were re
cent guests o' Mrs. Ophelia Fowler,
'.\rs. Maile DuIm)ninmond is in Green
ville iskiting lie son, Mr'. Cha rles
The 1il ural 11ipio~ellw im e Association
VINOL IS TE
Honest Opinio Doctor Gave
Bedford, Ohio "I was in a pitiful
condition, wea , nervous and run
down so I could ot do my housework.
I had doctore for years and tried
everything und r the sun. A friend
told me about Vin6l. I asked my
doctor about i , and he replied, 'It
certainly is the best medicine that can
be had today. I couldn't give you
any better.' I took it, and today I
am as well and strong as any woman
could wish to be, and it was Vinol
that saved me."-Mrs. Frank A. Hor
key, Ash St., Bedford, Ohio.
We guarantee this famous cod liver
and iron tonic for all such conditions.
A nice assc
Also a nice
will have its regular monthly meeting Slver Te
next Friday afternoon. Let all the la- Te local chapter of U. D. C. gave
dies be present as we are expecting Sile Tea on last Thursday after
an excellent program to be rendered
so don't forget to come. thc se of er hospitable home on
Mis4 Cox Is arranging a splendid South Harper street for the occasion.
play for her school closing. The exact The decorations of flags, bunting and
'date will be announced later. flowers provided by the hostess wore
Mr. Vance Johnson, of Arcadia visit tastefully arranged. A musical pro
ed his parents Sunday. gram by volunteer artitss added great
Mr. J. T. -Burgess has purchased a ly to the pleasure of all who attended
new car and has learned to drive it and the Daughters desire to return
'real well and has made several trips thanks to those who kindly assisted
to Laxirons. In making the occasion a success.
Mr. Groer BurnlSihaseecoTere
The local. C. Burt ern & Co., two big Rod Iron
froin prnuonia and Is able to resume Racket stores--nut rtice, cash stores
his studies in school again. selling the. goods in a rens.
Ideal Apparel For Women
Who Seek the Exclusive....10
nivwe pijesi at lost) eoti arr s g trew h seasion.s
'atiolis ae l Tre rep e ortod. ofomen will find in
ol. till ra-filsh l owee display, by that s ewag
pel 'I~ Id ext-clusive.
Voi will find1 dei Tailsrefl Mode d. Boleo Styles,
I oi v Io'o is and VeSt. innovatuions nht iray others
-I 1()1 )1fil "Ib 's an 111 tan.k; to selee w h ki n y
One Lavensse froi maing e 1oca )a s cri
r ove rnil'. svi-e. jhas r ve r oiet ill, affeta.
fromill ne u a ' Sanes is seleeted t.o please every taste and
hisstue i chool agai-' thare selfings thieos ippears.
The , ' petiketanmost Tenyanepiotee nereason 's n
\reation are-1 here f I rereetdO. Wmnwl idi
ly I snd t in I nli olal Strip nd"kiatn o $500
oTIN. EY. r r ' '
rtmen just yarid- lsh a f te Imis tlppr
In ShpSirs 9 p
r a l ' to Sie s Tnhemn. tie krt 50
,mings tepayces ar visit.
5e & 10c STORER