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GEN. .. FIRA8Et ILON. President,
(o'011ula. S. C.
J. It. lBLAKE, Uen. Agt., ,eey. & Trreas.
Vreen wood, S. C.
A. 0. Grast .. ....Mt. Carmel, S. C.
J. M. Gamnbrell .. ..Abbeville, S. C.
Jno. 11. Childi .. .. .. Bradley, S. C.
A. W. Yougbilood .. ..llodgs, S. C.
.. N. Chamberaliu. .McCorick, !. C.
It. I. Nicholson . . . .Edgefleld, S. C.
. L. 'I'immerman, Pleasant Lane, S. C.
J. C. Martin .. .. .. ...Princeton, S. C.
W. I. Wiarton ... .....Wuaterloo, 8. C.
J. E. BLa,1(E, Gen. AgL
Greenwood, 8. C.
J. ROY CRAWFORD
Liess, Tracings, Bene Prints, lte.
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9, A. DIAL A. C. TOD)
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FEATMELIBTIINE A -%LUi'AR
Attorneyu. at L.awv
Laurenae. B. C.
A1n Busta su8 intrusvted to Our ('une
Will Hinve Prompt and Careful Attotn
O.ftlee over Panlmett4 IHa:.l
Mr. Featherutone wil I pend we~ !now~
dlay of each week in L~aurewu.)
W. M. NASH
Terracing .:: Leveling
Gray Court, S. C.
Undertakers and Embalmer
Oa1Ju answered any hour day or nitght.
Simpson,Cooperi & Bab
Attoneys at La.w.
Wtill Vractico In all State Covmita
PreauFt A~tenttion Given .lII EUAieo'c
Dr. T. L. Timmnermani
Laurena, South Carolina
Office in Peoples Bank Building.
Blackwell & Sullivan
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
PRainyt attention glion to all biusiness
Mioney to loan on *hlmI Estto
CAI Phiono ,t Rtealduenn Pheno 05
Capture of Dun-sur-Meus<
'With the Amcrican Forces on the
Sedan Front, Nov. 6.--The crossing of
the River .\lcuse and the capture of
the Dun-s-ur-cMuse by the Americans,
when its full details are known, will
rank as on- of the most gallant Ica
tures of the entire operations north
west of Verdun. The troops who ac
colplished it will be entitled to rank
as heroes, for their work In militarily
crossing the stream was a stragetic
move of unusual daring.
The crossing involved the forcing of
a way over the 160 foot river, a half
mile wide stretch of mud and a 60 foot
canal in the face of a frightful enemy
fire. It also involved swimming by
those who knew how and the pulling
of others over by ropes. Grappling
irons were used to scale the sheer
walls of the canal, along which ma
chine gunners had been posted, under
the fire of scores of batteries from the
The order to cross the canal came at
midafternoon Monday. The troops re
ceived their grin instructions ider a
sun which was shining for the first
thno in days. The men kin'w almost
4s well as their coimlianders the dif
flculty of the tnk and realized how
well nigh impossible its accomplish
ment would be. Yet they never doubt
cd or hesitated. The orders were to
send over oni brigade first, and if it
lailed to send aiother an(I ot hers, one
after the other, if iL becaie necessary.
It was with das0h that the Americans
tackled the problem. Theoretically
they had the choice of crossings any
wlcre for five mile.. Actually they
were limited to one point, where two
thirds of a mile of inud lay between
the river itself and the canal that
roughly parrallels the rivcr.
The Germans were too firmly en
tenched at all other spots. They had
mt pr.otected themselves with trenches
here, only because they never dreaned
that the Americans would be so dar
ig as to try to negotiate the passage.
This was a short distance nortl of
llri ul les.
All -the swimmers of the first brigade
were first singled out and put in the
van. It was intended to attack In this
way on the theory that the swimmers
were less likely to be hit by the Ger
mans owing to thd fact that they
would be nearly submerged. On the
other hand, they could carry with them
ropes and other paraphenalia for as
alsting non-swimmers across.
The building of Pontoon bridges was
put off until at least some American
elements had cross the river.
A perfect rain of fire fron the Ger
mans met the swimming Americans.
rho enemy had onsconged himself on
the east bank -with carefully selected
machine gun iositions which raked
every point of the hank; where enot
to land 'could be enfiladedl or emt with
direct tirte. .Sonme mencm were killed in
the water. Mlore wvere dromwnedl after
havIng been wounded, for no un
w"ounded man dared sto) to rescue a
COmradei~l if the maneuver was to be a
Not withlst andinug some los!;es andl thme
fact that the swimmers could not de
fend Itmiselvyes, many of themi rechl
edl the east bank of the river wIth lines
wvhieh were dIrawn taut across the
Others floated on rafts and collap
sible canvas boats. These men had
less success than the swimmers, be
cause they wvere better miarks for the
Oetmy's rifles andh the boats could
easily be sunk by butlIlets even if their
.C~ ocu lnts wer'e not lit.
(lose to where the swimmers
Crossed the etngitaers begati to th row
overt potifo 0 br ~ idges antd a tiny foot
bridge. Tihe pont oonis wereo destrtoyed
by thle en etmy, bit the bridge r'emainted
intacmiet anmd tadded materIally3 to te
(onstani y incrma!ng tinumbers of mien
arriving otn thle west bmati of thle ri von.
~kOn aifftr darik thle firist brige wasi
across thle fIirst harrier anmd tmore meni
were readly to makel~ thle Journty.
'Thie seconid lihaise of the petrIlus tit
dIrt akiing t hen btegatn --thle crossing Of
jhle ki lometet of imutd strnetchintg ho
Iweetn t tive an ttd the catnal , which
alt hotugh it was under a ttemeindous
entemyi. fite, was not hteldi by infantry3.
Thle Amtuericaniis stumbl Ied across lihe
imid through thle witmeing fire. Their
fcet 'san k itnto thle mudit amid soon1 thle
pace of the men(1 was slowed down to a
!lbritouis walk. Neverthieles;s they got
fthrouight, evetn i the task eauisad somie
depIlet ion ila their numbtiers.
The1 niext phase comistituitted the
crossinig of the natrowver but dleepert
enatal w~it! hilts sheetr sides an td twvti
the Germans almost at the very top of
thle eastern edge. The swiim metrs aga in
tgot into necto and it phliunged thri ough
not withistanidinug11thIe enemy fine and
&braimbled to the top. li ere t~he meni
divided their afttent ion in dtrvitig off
the eniemyu and hlpingbtl( noen--,i'imme"'
actois by the natn methroi musdat the
Will be Remembered
river. Two bridges finally were laid
down by the engineers, greatly facill
tating crossing. These two bridges
wIthstood atteipts of the encimy to do
stroy them and contributed largely to
the speed in getting the American
When the swininers reached the
edge of the canal they could not land
vi-thout the aid of grappling hooks,
wlieh had to -be caught onto the top
3e tle wall edging the canal so qgt
the swimmers could pull themselves
up by means of ropes. It would have
been a hard enough task for men un
disturbed .by the enemy's guns, but its
atcompl ishn't was almost incon
ceivably dilicult under the violent
With two waterways and two-thirds
of a mile of nud land successfully
negotiated the Aniericans had only the
customLary flighting and went to it with
no delay and in ever increasing num
hers. The (rians who apparently
had assuied that it was i im possible to
crows the 'Meuse, gave way without
great resiStaice before inen who could
brave ticir fire, swini two rivers and
crOSS a wamp with aliio:t clarmiied
Ilvcs and at tack them witho,_t paus
ig for even a moment.
The Meune has now been spanned
1,y reveral tiporary bridges, whi(h
'vere plit dbown inmmnediately on tie
heels of ti German withdrawal. 'lhe
capture of Milly Wasil conmparatively
a after Caun ha'l boc1 reached, and
1:ue Ameeric ad vance had beeni rap(id
ly surstained since the moment the
mericans toiucied foot oi the east
bank of the canal. The troops, thougih
ii by tlir exert ion:;, found the
fi~ h ug there en: y a eomlpared witII
(heir Iprevious erperiences When they
vcre unable to respoid to the galling
Tlie retreat from the east bank of
h'' M'mse be.'gan rapidly with the
Americans in lot pursuit. The Ger
mmn withdrawal easel the pressiure on
'he N..ourne line ,(. Oun, whewre vp to
thit time an a-ttempt to cross had not
Yoen mad:he. 1'lut it w'.n sooln posihi
to tbrow over poitoon br!dge(s witi
com:ara~t ively' 11' 0;)position. Other
ti' -es were constrac.ted, capa:ble of
car.ing over the artilolery and i:eavy
trucks and after that tie oiverations
were coltinued vigoroulsly.
A TiBIllUTE TO T h 5i1E MlXOty
Of Samiuel IL. Tldd, Whose Death 0O.
curre(l Thursy Morning, October
3ist, 191 .
We are adm.onihed Ithat it is ap
pointed unto all men once to (lie. Yet
we (do not die. Like lie beautIul
flowers, once full of life and loveli
ness, scorched by suimmer's Sin or
blighted by winter's chilly blasts
withers and falls into the lap of
mother earth to bloom again in due
season, so We, too, fall to sleep midst
autumn's lovelilest. n(eason 0only to
bloom again in the spring time of im
We pen no fulsome enlogy to the
memory of Samuel Rutherford Tiodd,
but simnply sketch the lire of hilta who
in thle flesh, spoke not hinig hut t he
truth about the living and naught hut
goodl about~ the dead. Then miay weo
not. dIwell on .thie noblenesis, the g:od
and tihe true of the life of one whosne
memory so jiustlIy m emrIt it ? Ilorn
ini the lap of luxii ry', numrtuired and lot --
ted biy indulilgent lparentit, lie was no
dii fferent from thle leomiimon run of
boy3s, and was am; popuilari withI his
bo~yisih complanilons in chiilhood and
youth as lie was (conlgenial with ihis
friends anid associates in man hood. lIn
lie viseiss itutdes of fori lne lie hore
whatever lot hefell him i w! ihot re
lilninig or c'omiplaliing. If he had
I roiibl1en or busIn ess reverses lie did
not, buirden hiis faumily13 or friends wiith
a reeltal (if theim. Ini lis homue life
there wan nothling hut l ove and sun --
shi;no, no anhgry. word 've r fell fr om
his lips to mar thie peace and llarure
of tim mily happiness, lie was dh-voited
to his wilfe and~ priouid of his (lhildrn,l
thle el dent of whom he hiad just hIen o
to treat as ai coimpaion~m, heerase iie
bellieved thlatt all children (0 V.itr they '3
become a certa in age miliulId Ibe I rat
1d as.5 companuilons, so an to gain their
con fideonce, Inst end of luehig tie ' at
a dIsftanlce in r'ehe!lous a awe.
Undemonstriativ~e and uinmotional
lie was~ not fulsome or uhiniuig ini hits
friendsnhip, but att aill 11lmes steadflast
and( true--readly and wil ling toi bel i
others ini troiible or di1st rcns withlout
regard to saeritlee to hilim'elf. n;IP 'h
niess had no p,'rmt in his muahe-iip, amnd
no human bieig w~as eveir tuned away3
fromi his door emlpty hianided. TIhe
IY StIDDE;N ATJON
''y') wash Is stfriuiii.. A sciml buoy
hadt~ ey' strin o5 badly1' i (o'hl iiot
ad:0. A we, ., use( of ( v; sur.
iiiisedl lis teacher so mi'i'h she ' us
It fo' lier old muot her. JJ\' '.W~\ '
shlowed bienetlt. A nii Jdou(ilte in
guaranteed(( to hen efIt E~ ll t'.\R
QIr'K result I.i antonishi.. ::..
Glr""s Tateless'cmhl Tonic
Iclhindl tihe blonn. Ynenni) O k. r,.m o anm
lateh-string, belore as well as after his
marriage, was always on the outside,
niot only to hs friends, but to any iI
need of food or shelter. Davoid of
egotIsm or ostentation he was - well
informed and took a lively interest In
the public affairs of his E-tate and
And to sum up the good q((ualities
of our departed friend, if he were
1roughlt to trial as to hIs past good or
bad conduct-au tradition sayn t i
g.)1 tians used to try their dead
where Is the witness in Laurens who
would dare appear against him. If
Sam Todd ever had an enemy the writ
er never heard of it. Could any w:an
wish for a prouder record'
The writer only a few hours before
the ilnal summons came, witnessedl
the calm resignation with which he
met his approaching end. The Land
of Shadows seemed to have no terrors
for him. Being conscious of the fact
that lie had dlone all the good li,
years and means would allow and a'
little harm as the frailty of human na
ture would permit, lie calmly and ii
lently "drew the drapery of his couch
about him and lay down to plea:ant
And on that beautiful after'oon
the last day of the month of falling
leaves and drooping roses-all 1that
Was mortal of Samuel R. Todd va
laid to rest, in our beautiful City of the
Dead among the a:;ics of the ;':enmer:'
ticns or hiii lpcoIIle who hiwe )rece(d
ed hi:n to that Silent Land. ii t!hj
meomory of Iis vir-tIues will live in t ho
hert oft e whoo.; ) know amd loved
i: . To his illmedate fanaily, v, ho
kn * : him lant, his image inl thei:
hea ris will he a fragrant meory lik
:.L the winds; sweep'ing over a bed of
-i -I, lr 0ni th ir wlAin; sole'
t per'fumeuc, so will the rccollec
110o'1 of his ho'.vie-ife' carry w.:th it. :5
memnory of his mnany kindne4:'es, his
love and virtues.
%: I;th the parsi.ng of "an1meI I.
'or1, the book of his earthly life ho'
been (1id; but In :'een ing hi.
a !'lm,--.i rie:wir~g the <ara:-er
:-:Te.. r.f his un*-elish life, V.c are r- 1
"O)'m1 Unn :;re but lhne, w~rhtten
Wih good or Ill. with fa' or* Irue:
And na: th w (eed an g'ls tiur-I the
peg": of our years,
; t they re.d the gccd with
And! bloes.; the ills With tear!."
W. 1. C.
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since Cran2t wao President
Get a botd ida y
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For half a century druggists every
where have cc!d it. 'ut: a bottle in
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It in a hurry. S"id 1-y cruggits
,Bowela Acting Properly?
They ought to, for contipation
makcs the lody retala wacte matters
and impurities that undermine the
hIalth and play havoc with the entire
syiL .ri. Dr. Kings' New Life Pi : are
reliable .and uild la action. All
IOwe My Lif'e toPEUN
Mr. McKinley's letter
brings cheer to all who
may be sufferers as he
was. Read it:
"I can honest say that i ow&4
"ny lie to Perui. After son f
the best doctors in the cou try
gavo mo up and told nuo I c ul
not live another inonth, P unat
snved tue. Travelling from Aown
to town, throughout the c9 ontr
and having to go into all kinda.
of badly heated stores and'Ux0
ings, sometimes standing Xip fom m
hours at a timno while plying f11r
trade as auctioneer, it is o y
natural that I had colds re
qucutly; so when thin )Would 31. nijuci Melilrey,*36O7 11
occur 1 pad little attentlop to it r u n 7
until last Decemnber when I con- 12th St., Kansas City, Mo., Mem
tracted a severe case, which her of the Society of U. . Jowelry
through neglect on my. part Auctioneers.
settled on may lungs. 'hen al
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