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VOLUME XXXIII. LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, MCH. 20, 1918. NUMBER 35
G EIflIA NS 3MA K E PEA-E
PRO-PAS. L T( liltITIAIN I
inferred From Several SILgnlitienit
St~atelietttls GI(ent Out Fridav. Te
tonl Field Mar11shall Dec, Mres OMf
sie Mi ust Go On-Gl-erny liea
filr Stiftest Kind14 of Fig1. Deelar
New Yorh, 'Marheb I 5.---'Tlhat peace
ierms have been offered (reat Britain
by Germany may possibl' be Inferred
from several signifleant sitaemients
giveni ot Friday. eLord itolirt Cecil,
lritiish milistl r of blockade, vihen
asked if proposals "hiad been received
for a pcki e at the-' -epnse of .Russla"
an1Swred Ihat "nto such proposal are
hwinlg von stiderd oI will be conscider
vd. A litt i, carlier li I le day ani Am
vterdamldsac 1noled Pield .\larsh-:1
von Ilndenbu rzas Saying lhat "the
vntenue h lahown an i nresponsive
ar'tituinh' tovard Ger.any's piiace in
tentn an d thle Gr1at G erman offen.
Five uo therofore , -o onl. Ta.ter inl
Sthe dal ( enera von W.t11"al!f h
reportel as sayile: "Sile ihe (iniyilV
ik not inalined to make pwace. we will
have to tlght, and this tight, will, or
coilre. h the most treienilons of the
Coeeral von Ill den dorf eon tinuid:
"We are stron ger than the en emy. as
regards men, ma erials, areial forces,
tailics. Everytiing, in fact, of which
he hoasted is standing in I'adiness oil
our side in the greatest ablindalice."
It is admitted that offers of peace
have b)eei made to Serbia by Autstria
Ilungary and lulgaria, but it is stated
that Serbia lias absolitely refused to
Armstedai. March 1.3.-Germany Is
now stronger than ler enemies in
men, material and air forces, and in
tanks as well, General von Luden
dlorff deelared in an interview in the
Cologne Volks Zeitung. The general
said the ejiny was welcome to at
tack and would find Germany ready,
and that if lie was inclicd to make
peace, he would have to fight.
"Our front in tle west is now much
more favorable for us than it was last
years," General von Ludendorff! told the
Interviewer. "1low diflicultt the situa
lioll was, must be guaged from the fact
that we had to restore calm In tile cast
and defeat Italy in the south. hut now
we are stro'geir than the enemy both
as regards men, material, arial forces,
tanks, everything, in fact, of which te
boasted is standing in readiness ol
People do get sick. T
the doctor always. Suppoi
earn any money, but had tc
you do? You'd worry your
fret for those you love.
But if you had a nice i
you could rest easy knowin
you were well cared for.
Start a Bank Account
We add 4 pei- cent. int
N. B. DIAL Prweset
our side in the greater abundance.
"if the enemy wishes to attaickt now
let him do so. lie will find us ready.
If tile ilenly does not wait peiace lie
vill alive to fight, and this light will,
f c.)ursi I, tie the iot tremen s(iis of
O whole var: with Iod's aid wve will
atdia (" roanu pea"cv. niolta doubit
FIVE, CILiDRElN LOST
WHIEN 110311E BURtNED
Filamles C11111m Five Victimls onl Filrmi
Near 31:19.Heads of House
.\luiilinis. .\iarch 14.-14at night about
.0 o'.clock live negroI childrenl were
burned to dati in a tenant house on
the( farml of (". \\. Smith. two mifles;
niorthl of .\lulins. Ilonry llayv;s al
his wiv, vio were tile parent io one
of tlhe childreni. a boy six years ol.
and whose lione it was that blurnIe!.
woYre on1 a i t' a ick I i I IIbII
almt 2011 vaird away'. Wheln thiy left
hlom1e shoiuly afteir dark a largo open0.
fire w ' lurninui in) 1lw1 firi4place.
ShiiortI*lv Ifter 144 01 ' lock Ilayes look41
from his niip-hbor's house toward his
own) and saw it complltely enveloped
In flames. Whwn lie and his wife got
to the house it was falling in. The
charred hod ies of 1lie live chilidren
were later found in the ashes. Indiea
tions are Ilat tile children were sulfo
ea(ed as Ihiey were all found in bed.
Four of the children were visitors at
I Iayes' home.
GEl101AN SAILORtS ~p
Atlanta, .\arch 1Il.--Eight. seamen
whose sentenees inl the Atlania feder
1 riIlson expired today wCi'e held on
presidenti al warriants here tonight,
and will he taken to Fort Oglethorpe,
Ga., tomoirrow where they will be in
terned for the duration of the war, as
allen enemies. The seamen were con
victed last year inl conihection with the
sinking inl the Charleston, S. C., liar
bor, of a German vessel, to whilh they
were attached. '
The men gave their names as
August Neuse, John Wilhelm liuse, J.
1E. Jensen, G. Siinkel, Iubken, Hein
rich Wattenbuirg, William Schweart
ling and 'Moritz von Thulen.
Ibd Tast(e in YoIur Mouth.
When you have at had taste in yoIri
mouth you may know that your diges
I ion Is faulty. A diose of Chamberlain's
Tablets will iisually correct the dis
order. Tiley also cause a gentle iove
mient of the howels. You ill find this
to be one of tile best iedici nes youi
have ever become aequainted with.
hiere is plenty of work for
e you ~ot sick and couldn't
spend \'ore. WI I would
self mor sick. ou would
urn of iko y in the bank
g that th e dependent upon
C. H. ROPER, Cashier
lIA iiI-: VI("I'OlIY lllEAD)
Ol CLOSE': UP SlilOPS.
1111ers Not I'sing 'hvvint. Per CeIIt.
of When'1I( Flour Stilistitutes Checkld.
Washingtionl, March 1G.- - All bakers
no1 i Suing th1e rfolired 20 per cont. of'
wieval iluiur1 substitlite Ill hial and
roll, wver ordered tonight1 t o cease
hakimn these prodnets oil .\arch 20.
'Tley wIli not he perilmited to resum410
1111til tly are preplared () 'onforiI to
tile regil atIions, 111der! penalty of, r v
ovation of tliir licenses. A comlumiltee
of food adiniistrators reomml tilendt(] ed
the action as .a step loward muaking
effective the slogani "Victory r1evad o r
FrI(inip,~4M Tarch Is.-- A vIi n4c4
rIn1 fell Yfesterdazy, which w an a~
v4 a dly. (' ( th17s in I' l
ho Phinting! Q()M( COr) flhi-; wed whih
a S11as4on Is in tie soil.
Mr-;. XV. A. 'raynhamin is-; sta4yin a
wvhile with her dagllter. Mrs. Cora
\Wil.-;onI, of Shilolh cominillility.
.\Itr. and .\rs. W. I1. Plills and famnily
wxere visitilg relatives lnear I I onva
Path last Sunday.
Mrs. Lou Voats is on a viist to see
h'er hllghter, of Williamston, who is
.s Addie Pitis and brother, Ienry
0ent Sun day with Mliss Agnes Pits.
.\Mr. Vilford Simlipson an(d family. of
nea. Ml. Bethel wNere tie guests of Air.
11. Was~sonl and famlyl. last Sunday.
.\ir. and .\Mrs. A. 11. Pitts wenlt to the(,
la1ter's 1mother's Sunday, to see itiri
sister, Miss Minnie Davis wed.
M.\rs. Tom Pitts and Mrs. Jim Pitls
were shopping in Laurens one day
Private P'ddi L. Pitts, of Camp Re
vier, spent Friday night. with home
.\isses Ilelerice and Ethel Donnan
of Poplar Cnnunnity, spent last Sat
urday night with Misses Janie and
Lucile Pitts of this place.
Ready for the Canning Season. We
have Just received two solid car loads
of liall Brothers Mason and Ideal
iritit Jar.5- -all sizes.
S. M. & E.. I. WILKES & CO.
Do not f<
A 0 - 1)'lEMONSTRlATION *
SI) E PA T3 E NT. *
(Mly Miss iaisy liltrris.)
* * . * * * * * * e*.... .e..
'Iremsr.a ionE of Iggrs.
The followin-I ircilalr was Ipre
paed by Ih l lome lions trtion of
fiet of Winthrop C'oileg(., and the 1 Tinit
ed Slates )'parttnent of Agriculture:
Almrin v thesping andI parly sIm
mer, whenl eggs are abindant and rea
sonable inl price, atticntion shouild he
Ve.iv I to preierving Ih i1m for winter
Use. r h eggs proporly preseerved
inay be kel f r tidh o t"o w(lve' mllonth11s
ill ix('ellln condition anl Iieed with
.\ !00d nm'3 hod for the pretStrvatlioll
of o ''v2 is by (Ite iste of sodiun silvtea ,v
or wvater l ar Tin , Jm Ire y 1ri10
:1" oart and at th110 i; 0: - a
reserved at a cost of approxhi:
o (10/en. liis- not d sr
able t) its' ti ll at la s s I)oli a
ThI' vg f, is lai, during April. Miy ami
early June have been found to k",
lir tliall those laid late'- inl 1 te
(easOn . If satisfactory reisilis are to
l' oblained, the eggs sliould be frec
andl Cleanl. Eiggs thiat float whenol plac
ed ill ile solit1ion1 are not tresl and
t'erefore cannot hie prese-ved. Wieii
only sliglilly soiled, a (loth1 dampened
wxith vilegar, enn) be us'Id to rem'llove
sulch stains. Ill'der 11o ce'iumstanlces
should badlv soiled eggs be used for
preservilg: If put into Jar while dirty
tlley will 1poil, and washing removes
a protectiv'e conting whichli prevents
I'se one qItart of sodiliml silleato to
1ine u(Ilarts of water that has been
boiled and (oled. Place the Illixilure
in a nlve-imlon erock or jar. Tb is
will be suifli(ient to preserve 15 dozenl
eggs, and will qer've as a guide for
i(n1111ity needel to preserve la r'ge r
am31ouills of eggs.
ir-st, select a five-gallo) erock )and
clean it tihoroughly, after which it.
should be scalded andt(] allowed to dry.
Second, heat a quantity of water
to boiling point and allow it to cool.
- Th ird, when cool, measure out 9
quarts of water, place It In the crock
and ad on (itiart of sodium silicate,
stirring ithle m3ixture thor'ouigh ly.
FotihlIi, the eggs shouhd he placed inl
tile solution. If sufticient eggs are not
obtainable wihei the solution I 1irst
mllade, addiiollal eggs may be added
from t1ime to tme. lIe very careful to
allow at hetA 2 inchles of the sollt ion
to cover 1he1 eggs at all times.
lifti. plac' Il ('rock eon ain1ing the
preserved eggs In a cool dry place,
vell covered to prevent evaporation.
Waxvid limper coenverd oVer anid tied
.ri3nd the tilt lo) of the crock will an
swe3r tlis urtiiiose.
riesih cleani eggs, liroprly plre
Ser-ved, can ihe used satisfactorily for
all trposes in cooking and I'' the
tl le. Wbten hoiling preI'sev ed . eggs, a
smiall hole should he llade in the shell
wilh a pinl at thle larg' intl, before
placing them In thte waitter. 'Thlis is
dlone to allow air in the eggs to tescape1
when' 3 heateid, so as 10 prleventI eracl
I shall be glad to lie of1 assistanice to)
any 03ne inl the (oty~~' wishing to) or
der'i tin calls 113 canning 1)1utIlls. Would
like to s03nl ni ae Vera ornder's t ogeth
11r. P lease writ' 03' see' mei at tonce, if
youi wantit the enn orl 0'out lit for1 5333m
LIKE AN ELECTRIC
BUTTON ON TOES
TFells whyI ai (orn3 Is so pa~liful andl
says5 cutting imakes t hem grow.
Pr'ess an1 electt rie button(13 and~ youl
formt~ ai ('0ntajct ii It h a1 1ive wiret whlich
r'ings thet hell. jWhen) your shoes
pres a'i't2gaist 3'y~ Ct)cor it ipushes0 its
sharpI r'ools (11 n1 upon0 a senlsitivye
nerve,' and1 y'ou ect a1 shocd 6f pa21in,
wilhl merely naike. 1em grow, juist
step Into any3 rul OreC antI ask for a
(1uariter' of a11 o) cc of free',one. Thllis
will! cost v'e. tle but is sufleient
to) rem11ove( every hard( or soft corn or
callus fromi one's feet. A fewv drlops
ap~lied dIirect1ly upon3 21 tC~ende, a('hiIng
corn'f stopls thle sor'ene" instant ly, and(
soon1 tile corn shriive!' 1u1 so it lifts
right out13, r'oot and aill, withbout palin.
This tdrug freezone is hiarmless and
never Iiflnes or even irrlltitts the
CHICH ?TR S PILLS
arnd. Columbia9 Reco nfs
The Compaon-sense Way
to Bu 'a Phonograph
First, drop into our s re and lea tofay the Columbia Grafonola.
Hear it play the kin of sa you like best. Select the styI and
price of instrument h- its you best.
Since the phonograph is to be in your house and your eves wil!
see it for many years and your cars will hear the songs and music it
plays, doesn't plain common sense tell you that the way to buy a
phonograph is to have a Columbia Grafoinola sent home for a
complete trial, you to decide then whether or not you want to keep
it? Suitable arrangements made fur payments.
William Solomon (
Engraved Cards and Invitations
Advertiser Printing Company
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delivery at your order.
>rget "Her" at Easter.
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ye Drug Company
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