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L.A'IENS, S. C., I1'LY 31, 191S.
What's lmocoime of the old fashioned
--rowd that ised to go to tihe caipaign
ieetings to "whoop it up" for Colie
..nd howl down his opponents?
We agree with i one of our friends
'rom the country who said tile other
iay, in talking abou t lilease's chanc
s of election to the senate, "Well, he
,ad aboutt as well hang III) his hat."
. does not seemi possible that a ima
rity or even agonsiderable minority
S'2'outh Carolia(' ias would, by their
votes, endorse the speec-hies of lEx-lov.
1lcase at Pomnaria, Filbert, York and
The -ne Cen ,,rh aliis- rgandst
-he Germans continued all last week
id still c',nt!*'.a,, ,hniih the advalnce
i slowing u,:. The allies have not
-cceeded in cutting off the army of
he C'rown Prince. but they have giv
-n him a severe L':ating and arte
.raightening out a line that had be
'ome a real menace to 'aris. The big
'erman offensive has been stopped
"lnd it may be so disorganized as not
', be started again tils year. The
ictory of the allies in the Rheins
Soissons sector may prove the turn
g point in the war and it is gratify
ng to observe that the Americans had
big part in the victory.
It may be possible next year to
hold the tax levy where it now is or
may have been possible to have kept
down during the .lanning adminis
ration. but nobody yet has vo'lun
ecred to show how' the I rik could he
'irned. 'Mr. IR.ichards has not. The
i-diculus featurc of Ii.,; campaign
ieehes on econiomy'* is Iis failure to
'isclose thIIe i'lly extravagalcies of
hich Ilie :,peaks. It i true t hat day
'ter day he makes reference to ihe
!-)0,000 law venrforcemilt fund, wiiicl
'ay or mi:1Y not 11av bcn all eXti'ava
'Ine. hut, w!v !ot sr'ing out a few'
her extraanies irio day to day?
.ie 'ured~ i:t whih .\:'. lcticard
V'ces is the :.mie that hias Conlfrole-i
.ally ano:hoer caldilat'. Ife is trin
make :n i.ss'e out of -fict ion. 11
-difficultf t o do :11,( 1 alar-n' succeed
d in doing il yet. Of course, it st;t
-admlift.--. thatI he has g.4ained s;ome
ling by 111s lax agitation, for by
:rig I n :liht !w a order 1fund lhe
's effctivv.v' ti lri Ilie Irabid Blease
."ters to h1im. lit t hey ar not n1i -
u It copy~ oft heti 'a oinn a F'armer andtu
:ockman, a 't 'c:Iarasvely n'tew farma
l3m ' : '' '' i '' '' 't ha I r
'f to mc: !:' i: I'li' : !cer It al
tdIy ho-n.:: of a 1. a ' c (ir('' . i'j
nieipal tra::''Er! el th' pa p-r.
'at ('to id of .NearnEsd' ini'Il T n ii ies.
tteni y i v !hi-!'' 'u Th " Frientd-' .' E re
*One of tIche tr-r :2 c'r'v':dl of nt m00C..
it the city has seen ini years was
'sent yoste'rday to bid fauir'welt to
a 167 soldiers that left in the after
Jon for Camp Wadsworth. All day
nig the sti'eets were crowded with
-em, the curbing being blocked with
itomobiles from eaily morning until
Ic at night. A lar'ge number came
theIr own cat's while others came
cars wvhich they had borrowed for
-i occasion. Thle crowd was In good
'mor all day and, entertained liy the
'inceton hand, they stayed uint il th'c
i n left in the evening to tell thle sol
ers good-.byc. The roldiers them
veds we r' lin t':p' :;!'riis and i'' thay
Iany h.eritne:- r'hout ceterng thie
'tIy there .CVt was 1 n utward express51ion
. ('atolyn Crawvley,' reeretary of
lIIcme Per'v'ce dIepart ment of thle
1 (i'.-'. ni tade a :hort address'a to
de;,'r: t ins' soldiet's a ssu ring Ithem
he de '1ire of th e [ ittia Serv ice de
1'mient to an nit th:r: fai ie s in
"11EAST' OF IERLIN"
NOTABlLE I PliTlt tE
Worst. IndletutCtt of the Hakser Ever
11isplayed fin Nereena or Told InI
Iiner -ccretn of the life of William
flohen;:ollern are to be revealed in
"The Kaiser, the Ileast of Hrlin'." the
suemr-tilm attractioni at the Opera
iliuse on Monday and Tuesday, August
12 and 1i3.
In a a r:een tlime o one hour and a
half th e coarse brutaliy. the sensu
)u.n(i, the egotism, the selftlsiness
of tll, man who has sacrificed more
blood than has becn Fhed through thc
wastr In all ages will he pitllessly ex
po;t! in a picture that, will bring home
to every' American just what American
hoys are f'ightlag for. overseas.
There is 10 giesswork or liltioniz
iltug l'ou.1t the pittle. It is founded
onl "T. ihe Private Live, of Wil hel r
Sa il a lls Cons'ort." written by lviury
W. Fischer, frot the private (iary of
t'rsulla von illpinghoven, for nin2'
year 's hofdame to the kaiserin.
It 12- not a war pictire, kit it shows
bet ter than anything ever.. wit'lteni or
portrayed the nature of that beast
An'erica i fi- htin.:. It is. filled with
(-t c-n. It took New York by storm
aid New Yoet papers agreed that it
'ias don m1or0e to wake the people of
file met Propolis to v r'ealization of ithe
tnture of the task that Arierica is
faciig than ay other one agency.
heli .ie1tre is not one of battelields,
iIt it is a complcte expose of one
man's murderous, treacherous and
lecherous soul. It is a drama of mad,
ruthless ambition, a shocking revela
tion of tilie secret instinets of the most
sinisfer cha.-racter in all history. It
has been proclaimed anll absor'bing.
thrilling. dramatic story that reaches
the pinnlacle of artistry through its
daring conception and opulent stage
settings. The photographic effects are
such as the world has seldom Seen.
".'Judge" Miller. son of Pr'iest Mliller,
a well knovn colored farmet. died at
C'anp Wadsworth last week and was
brought to LImu rens for' birial Sunday.
Private Miller was aniong the first oi
the colored men to be drafted and en
tered tile service wit great Ca-genI'tess
and evident deAire to aid his coultry.
To Uni'url Servie". Flag.
At tle Presbyterian church next
Sinday at tlie hour of mtorning ser
vi(e tie "Servive iFa-1" will be I
e'ed w.ithI appropriale cerem, onlies,
in honior' of the men of the Pres.,by
terian congregation who have enlisted
in t1 :ii!latry and na1lval ser'vic e o
IlusleprsI-Sit Rue d11 From' Whedf
Wa t--I-Jington,, .1iuly 2:'.--.-\othler t
2towardl . t '' 22 r i lioln by the na
1 0'1 of, it ; old h bis f e ti .. :
ai:1 id:ty: by the foodi :a-ttnin221--i
t o eti'0i 2''l its hewic .ives frml. Vol
S : pled- 0!t-er:G h con
uniptionl 2f w e . Thi follfow is <!o -
ly I-r k of, hoteis, ro.-tauIra nt:;.
Ih II urch-s11 ~e of an eIll 2 w'e ighlt
h. 2 :11 ii:1 tes:. Inkr.-1 tl r
12' St i i.'. (' \0 2j22- \ in '~i n :
pah: .: the adinitatin. Na1.t.
T. P.i':it, Ree.
8 * I * $ * 'u *~ * *
For St'e-- -'..r re; 'igeI'ato0r for
$2fl.00. CItad noi iw, I 25 2102 ndis en
paity. Apldy to .\i 22. '!"0t 0r Rlii
F~or Saile-GU ining 0221 it ildal Cor
plantation service, Includes every'
thing exceplt engine. W P. lIittle,
Lanford Station, S. C. '-2t-pd
For' S;- e--14 hi. I). Stover' at; n
Kine. Ptrice $250.00. E~ in has bee n
it5Ced very little and( is argain. J.
V. ilarksdlale, Laurens, .C. 2-2t
WanIted-Good sawyer' to operate my
sawV mill1 at Gatrlington Station. A 12
rnon'this Job. 0. D. Young, Ganffney, S.
Lost-Betw~een Lauriens and Grteen
"-ood on .1 uly 15th, one White Au~butrra
wi; e ;'hoel with 34x I Cord Tread Tfirec
'1 a ime. I,;!vral reward will be paidI
orim thin retutt n to Smr~'thers~ Motor Car'
Ci ay; Gt'.enwood. F'. C. I--2-t
l'iin1 Aututa an1 ~ d Setemb tte: to ra2w
nirting: my reivines iiav v.':fe me1 02'
is;t order-1'i with I.11. . .Iones, at JTonea
'ianv o:'I lidwa re ('ompatny. It. .EI
aningam, Lure:: P. D. 1
'I'o Clean Cemetery.
All persois interested in the N1t.
Pleasant Cemetery are re(ested and
urgeif to meet Thursday morning, Au
guist Ist, for the purpose of cleaning
off the cemetery. Come early, bring
ing the necessary tools to work with.
Bring dinner and let's (o a good day's
(UWY 11. MOC'REki,
veIth of Mrs. .iarion Willia1ms.
Mrs. Sailie Williams, wife of F. Ma
ion Willians, of Ekom, died last
Tuesday morning, after an illness of
s:everal months. The body was taken
to 'T'urkey Creek church for burial
on Wednesday. Mrs. Williams was a
\ iss Norrell before marriage. Be
sides the husband the deceased is sur
vived by two daughters, Mrs. T. W.
Diuckworth and Miss Annie Williams.
Iornee ,. )loma r is hereby an
'10111iCeid as a enndidate for CongreS
fm tlI l'ourth Contressional Dis
Iriet. ruhIct to the rules of the Dem
I he:ehy announce myself a enndI
latc for vceel Ioh to Congress from
he Fo th 'ong ressional Distr!ct of
1outh Carolia, ba sed on my revord in
'on;:'rPs 11n1 sulj"et to the rules of
the DlI:mocratic Party.
SA.\l .1. NiC1IIOLLIS.
I hereby announce myself a cnn :.
date for the otilee of Supervi.so; of
Laurens county, subject to the.rules
and regulations of the Democratic
iarty. .IOHIN D. W. WATTS.
I hereby announce myself a candt'
date for re-election to the otlice oh
Toun1ty SIupervisor for LauretIs Coun
lv. sulect to all the rules and regula.
lions of the Denocratic primary.
-1. 13. Htimbert.
'I hereby announce myself a cani'.
date for the office of Stperlvis'r of
La I renis con:ly, subject to Iti riu!vs
and regulations of the )DemnoeratIc prt
ma-y. S. S. FARRAR.
For Supt. of Educationl.
I hereby announce myself as a can
(t ate for County Superintendent of
i ueation of Lairens coitity, subject
to the rules of the Deiocratic I'ii
mary. RALPi '". WILSON.
I herebly announce myself c.e-'id
d:ate for the ofilce of Slperiute'n(e:t of
IEduva:loni of Iaurn county and
pedge m'se'f to ab'ido by the re:..iI:
of the Dlmtocratic pri:niry.
- t;iAVlKS I,. 1 I;':'.
For Houtse (if 1(epresentatlvies.
I hereby announne myself a candi
date for ilouse of 1resentatives
from Latrens couny, sul.ject to
the rule and rat gul ioas ef ti
.\'!'I I. St'LL \'A N.
I hlere'iy announ e 1'Imys f a vmy.'1.1
date for the ii of u'lereeIIti -evS
olf to 0 lb the ' M:t ls f h u
rt i: -v ' nar . :. II . ),
I heriby a:nouce nn-f i
dI fo tl( he fioe'' i' l...:. -
fronl Ie.r wac ny j
*Couse' of lite G oeral .. c; '
j(e' to th I rulsi of the i
.%.II i I i\ :
I hereby :01 annoc my1el ' n e~d.
h'.te o h lii'C house of 1i(1re('i"am-.
ft-mue of.C 1 :I (4 iko rti prCimarCy.
.. T. I I.\l :
dat(e fori t ImO ilO'I5e of liieeien 1 -1
fru lau I! C' nt i:u i phtdt
tlo fb. - b l4the O ruhIC and':C.
da Io thea V '' liCou1CC of It.oreI :n
fort C~I24 I.:m CI2C eut ';- u jCt' m m
For 2~-I')p; Prebt' d i 1e.
nam;5 0 G;Tomso as aCandi-)
Fo4r . ttdit'r.
I heCreby annonnce tmysolf as a can
dilat for re-electhio 1s .\lieor of
ILtorns to hnt y bet li o t thf rtle,
a itt rifttl pifo m of the lieu (1:ratic
ofy thJffe. WAO;-DY I)i.\ PYON.
I hcercby announce myself a andi
ddate for r-lint the olicmoeraeri of n
roms outy abdec by the results of the
Democratic p'rmaryadt cniu
a Forithftul~ perform nce ofteduie
I hereby announce myself a eandi
dateftotr the omc of Treauty oftLau
melf ot sbec by the rules of the
A. J'DSO LAMsON.
I htereby announce myself a candl
(late for the omee' of County Commis.
muyself to abhide' by te ru le. of te
Demlocro h c:o;aticiprimaries.
SENATOI.L (.VN'DIDATES I
SPOKE IN CHAiLESTON I
(Continued from'Page One.)
r corporation lawyer, Mr. Dial said he
had created numerous enterprises in I
his coillitiunity and had handled the
litigation for a number of these. "If
I am a corporation lawy er, at least
the people know corporations iever
W. P. Pollock read tonight a letter
from Senator Tillman in which Ulease
was denounced as "pro-German", "a
traitor to lils count ry i and his god." "a
blatilerskite" and "a miian without
principle and without character and
certainly without patriotisl.." The
letter was written to C. I,. .Jones of
Monetta. It was roid in answer t1
Ilie assertion by the Charleston Amer
ican that. if Senator Tillman were liv
ing he would tell the voters to support
Blease. ie letter followg:
'"1r. C. L. Jones, Monetta, S. C.
".ly Dear Sir:
"Yours of the 17111 inst. to hand and
olltents noted. You say, '.I am fully
onlvilc ed iIn myl.% own mlind that IlleasC I
ailiothe defeated by you or 1TnV o1Op
flse unless anl active campaign is
ivaged against him.'
"That may be title. buit I trav (d
that it is not. But su'Dpose he Is elect- I
d, what harm will it (1o to me per
sonally? I entered the race from a
sense of dity and patriotic desire to
iutain Pre-ident Wilson in, hIs coil
riut of the war and to preventi Sou th
Va rol ina selnding a pro-Gelman to Ile
;naIe. I wonida have much preferred
to have gone to m1ly 110111e, as I said
I would lou r yezars ago, bIt imy con
tcience would not eIt 1e. 1 (.1111 not
make a ca:lvass because my health
will not peri'mit It. besides the work
Ill tile senlate calls for illy presence
here all the time, to say noiing o(I
he large iumber of important letters
I have from soldiers and their vives
"Now suppose that Blease is elect
Dd. The good name of the State .will
be blackened for all lile for having
sent such a 'Blatherskite' to repre
ient it Malone was a traitor to his
party only, Blease is a traitor to his
coutry and his God. The people
liouild rise up and see to it that where- i
Dver lie speaks that lie is asked ques
ions about his record and his conduct
and made to feel that lie is not a t
trie South Carolinian, but file pui--1 C
us product of his own llamb)lio 111n,
without principle and without eliar
icter and certainly without patriotism.
10very congressman will have op
position and the issue is 'America or
Gerinaly,' and tiat luestIon 1ought to I
lie pressed home 41 every spee(h by
,,very candidate for congress.
"Blease is shouting and hut rraling
now, of course, 'hat we must win tile
an r,' but hiis ititerances last summer
diould he lihrown in his teeth every I
.ime he gets ip to npealk. In his J
4leecl at Manning, lie denied most of i
liese utterances and said lie iad lien J
nlisrepreselted'. ie is lying and ought I
lohe told so, lcaluse Ills own paper.
the ('harleston Americanll publi.lle'! J
licIal coplies. furenished it by IHles mc I
ilmself. I can not see how any fatil
', who has boys in France. -'.ho may I
Our E'ntire Stoc
All 1 5c 2 -in
>c killed any day in the fearful bat
les now .going on, can tolerate such
traitor anywhere or at any time.
"The thing that shoui(i he stressed r
hroughout the State now is that this
s the POpDle's light and not Tillman's I
or that is really what It is. Thank- C
nig you for your kindly expressions,
am yours sincerely,
(Signed) "D. 1Z. Tillman."
Car-load Kitchen Safes just receive(d,
'cll made, nicely finished and reason
S. NM. & EI. if. WILKE3 & Co.
UNIDAY SCH( 41 WOIt.KE its
TO HOLD SESSION HERE
'ITe .turens County liiter-Dcnonil
iational Sunday School association
vill mect at the First Presbyterian
hurch of Laurens, on August the 30th.
)uring previous years two (lays have
leeln given for this convention, but ow
ig to general pressure of other ac
ivilies one day only will be given thin
,ear. There are many prominent Sun-.
lay school workers over the state Cx
Pected at the convenlion this year,
miong nwhom are Mr. R. D. Webb, Gen
ral Secretary and Miss .\lilwee Davis
lhe program is being arranged and
helpful convention is expected. The
ay will be given mostly for ecnven -
.on work. I Aunch will be served on
he grouids and immediately after
Vork will proceed again.
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Our association is now licensed to
rile isirance in the counties of Ab
ieville, Greenwood, McCormick, Lau
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The ofilcers are:
JEN. ,. FItASEI LYON. President.
It. ILAliE,(le. Coluumbia, S.(C.
it. I E, Gen. Agt.. ey. & Trean.I
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t. If. Nicholson .. ..Pdgdgetie', S. C.
.I.TimmermanIl, I'leasant1 Lan11e, S.. C.
.C. Marin .... ....riceton. S. C.
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FRIDAY, AUG. 2nd.
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MONDAY, AUG. 5th.
"NANCY (103:8 HOME"
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told in pictu s in a fascinating
TU1< DAY, AUG. Gih.
A .\Me o Piiure of klass
Featui g Mr. and 'rs. Sidney
W DNE)SDAY, AUG. 7th.
"Th E LOST,' EXPRESS", No. It.
Featuring Hlelen Holmes.
ThOre Is oily one mliore chapter
to l:ls verial, so coie and see
this one. Also four- other reels
licluding a good Western Pi
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