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' AVOLUML! XXxvf. LAURE3NS, souni CAR~OLINA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7,1~918.
Dcsive Defeat iflicte(
EYES TURN TO
WitI the G(eraIIS 'I'lorouglIy Van
iiuiisited on the sols'.41ons- llheii
Sallent. All Eiyes Non Turn to thi
Northwest Where Crown Prine
lin1pprechit Is Heingjr Pressedl.
uhe (ermian retreat continues una
hated with the Allis everywhere it
After hard tighting the Amleriennca
and 'rench .have succeeded in takin;
from the Cermann the important towm
of Fisiles, once cGrmn- *y's ;,reat am
munition and su pply dep!oi, iidway 01
the railway between Solssons am
R6he'lms, while to tile east at a nim
her of pinces along fihe Vesle rivet
tile l'rence!h have croised the streani
diti 'ing the enemy northward. Eas
of Soissons Allied Iroops lmive nego
Ilatetl the pas:iage of the A i;e to lh,
northern bank of that stream wher
Ithey are inl a isition to Ples Ili
enemy as lie en dc vorl..i to -tritgeiv
oltt his line In conformily vith tha
runn ing northwest w a rd.
So fast has been tle retreat of th
Germans in the cen ter Ilat a I read:
somne elemnenIs of tibi r forces hav
slieeedd in reachinag the noriler1
bank of tile Aisne and getting num
hers of their big gins across witl
them. All through the salient town
are still ablaze behind lie retreatin
Germans and even cornlfiel ds have beel
set afire In order to prevent Ile Al
lied troop from garne iig the rip
By Asreiateld Press, Aug. f.- Th
Germans now are imposing strong op
poal tion to tle further advance of 01h
40lied trools along the VesIe rive
frein tle east of Soli'tsois to the regiol
we.it of ltheims.
Meantime, however, the main ho'd
les of the enemy army continue 1I
make their way toward the Aisne, I
the north of which stream they hop,
somewhere to reach a haven of safe
ty from the persisten onslaught a
tie American, British, French and th
Italian troops, who In less thani thre
weeks have all but blotted out ti
Notwithstanding the bringing min
play by the eneMy of large number
of machine guns and artillery of lh
'heavier calibre, and the enploymen
of large numbers of picked troops, In
eluding the well-tried Prussian GOar
and the Bavarians; and in spite of ti
fact that the rains have sent thp rive
Vesle out of bounds and turned tli
lowlands into quagmires, the Ameri
cans and tlit' other Allied troops hav
forced crossing of the river at a num
'her of points and on the north sid
of the stream are engaging the enemy
It is now explectedi In military cir
,geles that It Is the purpose of th
Germans to Inurn a bout and face thel
*enemies soothI of thle A Isne. The lill;
region to the north of the Aisne
probiably the old ('hemnia des IDame
sattle front-is considered the mor
probl~ne sector on which the crowl
prince will elect again to test thle met
tie of the men of General Foch's comn
It Is not beyond the realm of pos
albiility that the greater portion a
the western battle front short ly ma
iindergo ?naterial changes in p~osi
tions. From thle southlea st of Amlen
acar Montdidier northward to the rec
glon around Y'pres the Ghrmnan fron
seems all atrembie with expectanci
Jtust what the Germans have il
mind cannot be foretold. It Is knowr1
however, that 'Crown Prince llup
prtchit of Bavaria during the earl;
stages of the Allied offensive on th
Soissons - Rheims sector dletachei
'large numbers of his men and sen
them to the aid of his sorely-tried im
lperittl -cougin, the Germnan crow
prince, thereby weakening his hin
while Field Marshal Htaig's front was
not materially touched by 'wit hdrawalt
* t Is not imlprob~able therefore, tha
Ruipprecht is worrying somewvhat ove
#his diminution in str'ength and al
ready has placed barriers betwee1
himself and the 'forces fronting hl
to ward off posalbleO attacks and is en
Aeavorlng to ascertain what chance
he has to hold pther positions frori
$heh he had intended ultima-tely t<
PES1,1 YT, Et RI.\NS PAY 11031.WE
TO 31','N IN -SERVIC.E
Sirvi'e li/ iil Thirly-Two Stars
U'nfuirled lit, Morning Sevri ees ";unl
In the prosenice tyf a cone,reg: t in
mlade up of ebeso all 11he denoml
'lations 01 he eity Siunday.. morning
a service :Ir.g with thirty-two tars
upon It was unveiled at the l're by
teriali church as a token of he lov
ing Ieiiory in which the m1en wh N'lo(
have offerel to makie the t' ii!premei sac
r 1I'e for their country are hIed by
their fellow chit icl im1miw rs at home.
'I'l e flag, a1 beautiful b-uin r of silk,
was unvolled with ipressive cere
Ilonies . ditrin' an inspiring preseun
tat ion addrerss by Dr. Hl. K. Aikeni. The
strings Which releacd the v(it and
Iun1COVere(d the( flag to viow v.-vre pullo:1
by little Misis Rara Ilebecca Rtikhe'.,
dauglter of Capt. W. It. Ih .!r..
and iCere (if .lessr.. (:rover "'. itich y
and It. Hlart Itichevy, all of w.hom are
in i rance.
Tho program or thle monii.lwich
was impre;;sive throughout. b .: 10!vt
thle organl Prelude and singing of the
(loxology. After the invo:'atioi aind
Singing of Jhv trSage anr
fllv. ('. T. Stjiuires, inistor of the
(hittrc11. sla'tl briefly the Ai:nlflcan,
of the occasion and extended ia wvei
come to (lie other congregations who
had ai mled for tihle union services
previously arranged by tle min3iters
of the city.
Dr. Aiken i tlen made tle prewn t a
ion addres, inl which lie outlin3ed the
I cauises which load u11) to the war ald
- pictuired the high ideals ot' this na
tionl inl entering thet contilt inl defenlsq
of right and humanity. lie palid a
glowing trihute to the American ;ol
diers and the soldierai of oul allies
and pledged the u nstinted support of
the Church to the boys at lie front un
til a victory had been won and an
honorable peace estab i lihed. Mr. Al
bert C. Todd accepted the bannecir on
- behalf of file church and himself
ci elogized tihe boys who had gone to tle
front and made a strong appeal for nll
stinted support and service.
- 'I'le roll of iiie who have gone out
from the church and the naies for
which the stars oi the flag stood were
read by the pastor,t as follows:
Hear Admiral Samuel McGowan,
Capt. Arthur iLee, Capt. William I.
' ichey, Jr., Capt. J. L. .lM. Irby, Lieu t.
.1. Knox Simpson, naval surgeon;
Lieut. Claude MeC. Garrett, Lieut.
William U. .\le(owal, Lieuit. .Jlames C1.
-Todd, Lieut. John N. Wright, .1 r.,
Licut. LeRoy A. Little; Lieut. Pierce
It. Irby, Lieult. Augustus G. H art, S.
David Childress, Richard J. Childress,
Frank 11. Caine, Earle M. Catle, Rich
- ard S. Dunlap, Charles F. Fleming,
\W. Grady Wasson, ienry R. Franks,
- John Finkbeiner, .J. Bdward Ilart, Joh
L ittie Randolph Little, 1. Calhoun Mc
Gow~an, .James Me bin, Alfred Mac
- Dlonald, Grov'er C. Richeiy, Robert liat
3 Richey, Chiar'les lTne SImpson, Ma
rijon R. W ilke4, l'irsk ine TIodd.
3111. S. h. S.AXON D)E.\D.
Pi rlurld nt. let hitny . ('hureb .'(3ionday
A .fternoon. Serv'ies' ('onducoted by
iter'. ,in('obs and34 1er. Sruutrles.
Mi'. Sami Saxon, wh'lo moved to thle
city several mothis ago fr'om his resl
dence in thle 'outry, d3.(iedI at the I ap
list hosp it al In C'olumibia Sunday afl
(er a long period of Ill health. The
temiaIns were broughit to 'Clint on Milon -
day antd fr'om there were bornle to
tLiethany cemetery where initermet
took 1)lace, the servleies being conduct
0(d by Rev. J. F. Jacobs and Rev. C. 'T.
Mr. Saxon is survived by his wife
who was MIss Dowena Simmons of
Chiarlestoni. two daughters, Sai'ah and
Martha, a sister, Mt's. J. M. Philpot, or'
tLaaurens, and hits father, Dr. C. A. Sax
on. ie was 46 yeai's of age.
a ianich a dive toIward( the chaninel
.A Gherman sublmarine has suink (lie
t Bitishi ambulance steamler' Wiarilda as
r the vessel was homeward bound from
- France with sick and~ woundled. A
1large nutmbler of incapacitated menlf
1 were killed by the explosion of the
- torpedo or drtownedl in attemipting to
s leave the vessel in small boats. Sev
1a oral Americans wetre on board and one
) of them is missing.
Aspirants for Congression
'The conrevCssional campaign opene l
inl C!initon .\Iolnd-.1l night wit h1 all I11rcc
C~'ia . rs n . W ilsonl \\. liar
ris, edlitorw of The Clinton Chroniele,
pr'esided over the Ileet ing an(d
ti(;wou the voonin.' gord( ordel.
I.-iled. The iwajking was intr
I'1pted Ferer1al iie's by imssing trails
hul the crowds e-videncved interesi
en on;h in ithe T andid ates to I remVa in
to 110'l (nd. l lorac l' . IBimar, of Spar
lanhurllg. was!e 11r::A Speaker1 and heo
ivaS fol 14) I y (',gr essm " C I 11a 1n N iIhol I
.\Iv. 1). 1'. Traxler1 !Nvk a1 The fea,
Itur' of the meel in . ere lie assault
ImOde by.\v'es ;oIhmmr and Traxler
r pon Mr. Nieholls' riecord illcon)rerc)
a-1 :on. his', acivities in the G C I!
: en.S e. It h a for I. I .
Nicho)llI' 1n t e : oil:
a caeof nvC +leel of d1mY, rpat
t li'~ oil ( 1 1I.014 h ala0 (): eI Xl 11
~)Iulu n andy ('(~ non 'umpor n : ' I re.
idont in4't wl. ar leg islat in,
shoik as lnga. o 4.14::u- e ul l;.:::-: : i::
'.'nk I k f ril. :: )1 r s011 lo opWell ak
ars bla ralin a .-wregspii (Ibee
with ('onr, rf!svman Nicholls; relativ, itr
the ditrctwhich he ,taht,l a op
Sim4 d by th e C 4'rssmn!1 who hall
('eid that ho to nreferra toIl arne
own inv. lings inl 11i, district and1 t<
Speak a lon s he .dsired. le didn'
think his po~sitionl Sounded well amd
wxa.- gla.d that a enliapaign) hild hew
11rr1anged inl wh-Iich the candidates cn
comle togel,111 to discuws Ohw i-zen
and to tak. u1) .\lr..N c ol'rc r
with hII.n1 pr)4-eset: - 'aid he had n'
a pology for being id't n-e adot Iha
14 ha(1 entered in ttrponseii to r(
Ilests from fr'iend tn every county
In the (lbIrict. -The keynote of th(
eltire race4, he assertii l, was tIi hetron;
pati otism an11 d support of the naltion4
polleles in 11e war. lie said Ohat h
would m lake no noersonal aftiek on a11nJ1
calndidate, but that Von g ress)m)all
NicholIs had announced throuighI ih
:1ter Ithat he was askiln.1; for re-lee
tioni on Il s.-; record and that .\Ir. Nich.
oils. expweced that rIa eord to be stIudtie
andI] crilticized. Congressman Nieholl-s
11FIA L EtA 111t0O's
IBEINGJ SI:NT 01"11
Tickets for the .\ ist rl i Systnlt
('nitot be Prepiirud Without Dato.
NiOlle to 'hairmen.
'oltnimbia, Aig. t.--Ashley C. Tobias
Jlr., secrtet ary of the State execuntivi
commullittee4, ann1)ounled 1 Saturvday tha
oni .londay he Would comn 1 ince ship
pilng to the 4ot4'ntyk chailimleni, tIle bal
lots to b;-e used in rural comunIn00 ite1 1
and Iin r1eelnets other than in inor
porated 1own1, at itiet primary Augus
27. The Australian hallot law applie
only to 1ncororatd -own A ad In ..u
ral dommunitie111 ls and1( precinet not1 41)11
of hallot4) as her4etof'ore usect InI atIll pre
dinlets of' the State wIll be used'(. The4:14
also arei thle ballots to lbe senlt by3 thei
('ounty1 cha4irmen10 to absent I voters
known11 4 to b 1 in 1 the11 civi, milit11ay l' 1O
nava:1 'l'1ervi4' of thle 0countrIy.
inforto iont has not1 b)een suli ed t<
"I1 have no0t yet been1 ablie,"' st ate<
Mir. Toia~s, "to( secel1 atll thie infor
mati1 onl froim Ithe soveral 044 Iouni
wh~ih nlecessar'ily I musIt ha4ve' inl or1
der1 prely 1to' pr)eparedI the hllots
Under4 11he Austra'illian hall1ot net, ha1l0
lots to) be0 used In pre0(lnits InI incor)
lporaltd town'ts mus't 'ontalin the0 nam144
of the. ward and the14 names4110: of Ih clubIi 1
and1( mu)st he num tObered serIat imi up t<I
50~ per (cent Inl ex('ess of the0 1numb41r I'4
voers 0 enrolled at 0each voting 1)r'
"'In order i' ntelliIgeny 111 o 10repar)i4'
those ballots, there'fore, I mutst secura'
froml 04ac.1 ch1airmlan:
"Firust, 11he names10 of the0 pr1'efne
Iln the in1corpora'4ted towns4 of1 .thh
"Seecond, the0 num11ber of voter's 0n
"'Unlti I secure0 this Informaltioll I
1s imlpossible to lpepare the4 bltlots
Tt is miy des'ireI to have' 4111 ballots i
theo hands of the coutnty chalirmanli~ b:
the0 15th of the tmonthl, but this wIt
depenid ~tlogetherI upon the0 rapidit:
with wh4ich I am11 able1 to secure' theO In
formntInn T nonnA .
Al Honors Spoke to Clinton
Night. To Speak
said Mr. RIomiar, vWent to Washington
as a inlan1 wito had op):ose:d \ilson ill
ihle convention, suippor-ti ing iI ~o
"Il0 got Stared wrolg.." HIe o!Ipomed
the "bedrock" and' founl--at ino nasr
of ali our war welwaa!ioen, I . :
i evtive draft law. D!, decilrd th .
oi "our diffr!it occas ions Nicholl:;
h:ad voltd ;;ain::t Wihan' p(!l i;
i'rfernce to this me1:asu ie. Ile :;aid
ihal Nichokh' hwii e t he)I vl i Clip ght
h our ' av i lan the vihii'! lahor la.
Hie 1r( "-:!Id to Xicho!!S' part in the
(h: N :a.:a: !.uvd s- :i a m10se t
':1 1 d~e i n nott s ecl i
to innell a v- :-nt fo G lf - and
lwa rh r i , h '5 hv to fa: t "hiO"
E r'mI ill.in vh wa: 'o m iin
irl \\ 1:3c- l h e11 iing frI omltie
:-m'1 is go n '.t \i. fonr 1 ee1nOEl!
d i:1:ei'Is i h- rting 10 V l' l1ha~lt ti
I (ri~I-alC .: oin b h ioary i f thet
n ..n-n 1!v. -:1 1hn, nwcess !"y of
j ': ' l'' I Ise !: S-.'e li (oggi eN
1' 3o thorb Witeriestand w'N::
reads'!) I!,'a.(bth vilat' .rincildo'
of :vm n hich ho had oultYlined.
. "am'I .1, N ihll olls,
WC sn Nicholls byas; thle se
(oi Ii, ke1 Il f: imme diattel: Ian, h
Ed dIa 'Iiia fe ot his rcord pon11 I
Nvil; h o he . u-a4ing Ie-elecl ionl, If
I id of hl kis militarY experienice and
:i t he11,111 1:he assigny ed to thle imbo -
Maa t \ilitary Aris C m ite
-:I11 3311 he d S I Iv0 i t Ian qn il (h
:a., k!' nm de uponl hi., re~cord,' and de
' IIW that nlif her of h l oppolineIts
wer- r:ilniliar. with whtwas- (oi11o
In \Washington. 110 admitted that ho
Ia liitSev the o lfphy-1ihre rollenbI
a111 :'Z110 11la1 man y tie'llv whelln thevr
I il; ' otild comp un ilmo hlew b
h considered or ile m 11ort ant. I I
al.ditted Traxler'os ' har.::e thlat he had!
0dr d w1itl 'the l'I) hlean ( nd ex
plainedl lo trip aludienee. wht "pair"
was and the purpose it Served. If one
man11 ik going to vole for a hill anld
anorhof is going to v-ote agai ll It,
(Contiuiled onl Local Pagel
CA .ilT.T lda i IN ll' li! I'dIt
t)3Y SON' 0101Y ('0lIEIN
FaIous Sonar Writer Dedientes New
War Son-- 1tolfl lIendqorters ('siompay
(if 2'il o I i litry.
A recent issue of the New York Tel
1gram contained anl peCount of a new
war sOW Just o tle press by Geo. .
Cohlen, famlotta song writer anld pro
diatededicnted to the hahilarters
comtpany of the thot1 lleiment, of
which pt.. 11. t Todd. of this etinC ty,
I c ommander. Cat. Tos. compally
Iis colpo.ed larely of New Yori boys
AGE LIMITS ARE I
ON It.AYE IAUIM'I
TrasiIs, Forme1r P'artner of Kiltchin and14
r'een, Bl'a'e Silf Oilieer, In ,lnll.
C'o.1!1nissioneor flichardsonl today fixnd
::t (.. ) i::h II hail Ionds for I:(]
v t Tr' I., In :" b1)r of thei Cor
Porthm (t)l mlission1 of' North Car
alin 1w ad one10 of the imiost liromhi
leo Ia h .xyi rs of the State, I)elliin
'ilta-i do:>h (f (hicago atal l;von
.lyr' it, nw oft. Nw York, torm
r'i a (eil of the rtaff of Cole L.
Y- 14 h C11arolina.
Th, i'!n were taken ino aetir
1 1 ( *o':t beforel Ct n nis in
hani n byIt itpecial aen of
1 nui~ at' o Jsic ola hirg
he wari ant < harl e t t tIe iluI'
nonVI (on0r1 to W1 Iainl for h1im lia de
fe'ii ardelin in. In inrothne iit of
i i in-i w II a -r
., I Y: 1., Ve~ fl" x.*Ir1111(1'a t l tar
<ib: d ( th.11': lati(; n n r ~u tinto at'
vo ( dI hi.; Iin ;i i o uch mlomet.
"Whr : r n a 1 to was to bev frae
I. at aI so i'I o (ha rge id i0 1 the
W~ttre:M that .irm' nwd ll a h o-fore
hli:; d7-rf board inl N(,w% York that ne
i a~t'd in antuj1 indtutrial enter
N'i ncenryto thme inainteniance of
the falitary e tablis ient
n i ofl lthe arrest is said to be :t
al ':: nof conl:piracy to dr-frauld the
n~e S'teof vast r.:,.n.s of monoy
11 coinuection with contracts which
1 he IIIi'e Men are Siaid to have le
clarerd Ihey- were able to nle..otiate
with "he ;hii ng board. Aeordin;g to
reportA.; reaching.. the 1)onartmient of
:i:'e. Trli, Joseiihi and (;rein lad
heen nwggt I ing with tO )ry )ock
('onimny for seviral iiontlis to pro
Care Conitraea !OuL.ling9 $10,W.1,1100 Ul..
I': which the lert Aliboy )ry l)ovk
Conipany of New .lersey wa to huild
ships fori the U'nited St:ites Shipping
It is reported that Travis, who was
a former law patner it at'of epreseni
t:tive Kituhini. beforte the latter camtle
to Cong re.-., lie ex pected to receive a
fee for $11111,1100.
-loseph, it is asserite'l, looked foI
$1.50 a lon oi each shi built iider
the piroioid contiris and Green was
:o be em ployod by .le shibilding
l llhard F. .c\ollinld. a ('hieago
bank1er, coiniectei with tile asserted
.\mboy Co., is said to have discovered
tile deails of tIe alleged agreement,
and to have advised the Federal au
thorilties. it is stated.
HIond is being arra ngeld so that the
three risoners may be released. They
('(ionfluied in thre'e diffetent city
jails lierto. Theli idea bielig to ipreveniit
thlemi fr'omi havinl g fitrthler ter (Icour se
with each othier.
Six~ Tleachlers oif Last Yeair's Facuetlty
to lieturn t. ITie of Opei nim' Not
SIx eacheris of latst year's eaehi ing
'oril ofat the ciy schools will serve~'
wvith thle schools ntext year'. For' v'ari
(his reas5ons5 the r'emiainder did( not ask
rot' re-eleor'lion and atlmostI an ont ire'ly
new facul t y tins boon elected. The six
toneherots whoii are' agalin withI the local
tirliool ar to\NIisses All icne Franks,
IFlorbild lirterI, Il'l a llolantd andI .\ary
IParikert, ini thle centrtal school, and
.\isses Mnlary P. Simpuson and( Antie
('lady at th Itoaure tns .\III school. Thiie
following new teachters have been
elected and1 ie theiracepltane riEiece ived:
MIIss l,uelle Smutih, loennet tsvilleo.
MIIss lailllian Allen, Iletideirsonville,
MIIss Ituby Anderson, Willi atmston.
Miss NIn Inn1ove, (Chester.
Miss Susie 1L. Nance, D~ue West.
Mrs. IEmma II. Roper, Ibaurens.
MiIss Iauela Cockiell, Jacksonville,
Miss lir Sheildan, Greenwood.
Miss lEva P. Seawighit, D~onalds.
As announced several weeks ago,
.\tr. J. T1. Spear's, for the past several
yeairs principal of one of the Augusta
schools, wvill be In charge of the cIty
schools here. No annouincenment has
been made yet as to the time of open
IAN POWER BILL
New Limits Are 18 and 45
Si'.xuests that Luiv be Passed ini Time
for4 I tilst ra ( ion Sept em !er ')III %v wlen
N< w 31ln Hevoming of Atre Sinuco
.tlune -Alh Will Iteulster. Old 1)raft
Washington, Aug. 5-With an ur
lent ITecommendalion froni Provost
Marishal (eieral Crowder that it he
.'31;eted withollt delay, and a sugges
,(n that Septemlber )thinxt in iiht he
a as registration day for 1approxi
li-'y 1 ,000.000 men throgh01ou1 t tihe
'oun l(ry the administ r'at .i's 1a111-pow
rI bit r(uir''ing the regis at 3i on for
mil8:3y srvi1or all elcilen betweel
Ih s or I,\ and 15 years was in
I rou(ced l today i th1 Siiae and
I IIs, iwwac ciate 333 st'13s :1r 1 (lken to
V; !d additionlal m n e ea
':I aid the weekly re!"istration
1:14n as Ihey altm111d11 21 years of
will be i1cssar v t till the draft
v1oftas after septemb11er 1, when only
I t of I h I I regis IaI s will he
mI thle in rodutiot n of tle bill,
"Ir:anmI ChIaIm1erlain anu1n11ttced
hat the S011te military committee
Vulou Illet tomorrow to conlsider tihe
li4 said ( he did 11o1 th.link hearings
wvoth he iecessary nd on1ly three or
'our dlay: should be required to report
the hill. Chairman Dent of tile House
m0111mil ee said since only three m11em31
bers of his committee are in Wash
inglon, it was dolthfill whe1her the
hill (ould he acted upon before the
house r'vonlvel's on August 19.
aestion 1(1made by Senllator Curtit
f liansas, that tile Senate abandon
is p rogram11 of reersses and perfunc
toly sessions 1ntil August 21 if tihe
hill (3131 be favorably reported by the
'0omm11 illee with1in a few days were en
lorsed by natoi 13r Clh0amberla in.
lloweve',. Senate leaders now in the
ihy said any% plans1 to this effec would
be held inl abeance until the conlmit
tee could dt1rmine just. how much
lime11 would he necessary for a tho lo
ruigh disclussioll of tile bill.
The hill would amend the present
eleilve service act so as to reqiuire
lhe r'cgistratio 1nof all bet ween 18 and
20 years and 32 and -15 inclusive.
Wh*]tile the total number of men in the
latter classes would total 10,028,973,
(Gnetral Crowder estimates the total
number hV1o would be eligible for
cla. one would be only 601,2:16, owing
to exemintions for depenldents or In
dilstrial and11 physical reasons. Ie
twee'n 18 anld 20 years his estimates.t
show hat 3:1,171,771 would register,
while 1 ,787,09 m1n woul be eligible
for o'\ass onel.
i3'4"3 IN.\ I, 'lI'lE
P'roh~nhiy Only Womant ti(cct pupng
E~xectilve Posi tioni ini ( C oto Mill
A tl1metinlg of thel dlirec'tors of the
W\atts Alills e0ooation3 behl1 severa3l
days ano0, MlIss Inia laittleo, wh'o has
bleen a memtlber' of thle lerical1 force
for3 ab~out a yeart, was (eleeted sere
31ary of te mil11 succeed inig (Chas. F.
8impson wh3 ~Io has1 r'e('ently ('3ter3ed the
arm31y. Aliss laittle, who is a1 daulghlter
of Mirs. J1. ltaan lit tle, of tis City, wa35
withtl thte I)ltnlcan Mills of Grt"einville
be(fore0 shle Obnmle to the Watts Milla
lher'e. 1 ler' (( e ltoll to ant (oilleial posi1
ion is a signial honor for her as she
pr3obabllly becomes30 the only woman oc
('upyt3ing all exoetiv e plositlonl inl the
en1tir I ott'0o0n mlill industry. Mir. Iar
old Smith31, gener'al manager of the
mill, stated yesterdlay that lie was at
least eertlin that there was 1no other
w3omanl~ occupying an executIve posi1
tive inl soutthern'i cotton mlills.
At the( s4ame1 mieeting (,f thle dlirec
tor's Mr. FE. 0. Ander'soni, who has re
cently beeni withl the Pelolples L~oan &
Exchlange Ban~k, was elected boo0k
keeper andl at. the meet ing of the di
rectors Of then Lucas 11an1k ImmedIate
ly following was elected cashier of
Mr's. Chas. II. Roun33ds came3 over
from GIreenwood Su3nday to spend~
some3 time with Mr. andt Mrs. J .H.
1innklin andt othne eltien..