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VOLUME XXXIV. LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1918. NUMBER 19
Over $26,500 Reported for
ITS QUOTA ALSO
Unitited War Work Drive lesults in
Oversubscription of minimum Quota
for Nation,' State and county. ite
ports not yet iI front All Tlownship
The nation, the state of .outIh Caro
lina and ikrrens county, all passed
the mittnimumi quota in he tilited War
Work drive which eided last week. 'The
national subscription vas $203,179,0:
or approxitmately $38.000,000 more
than the minimtini aloutil. asked for.
P~ennylvania and Minie'sota were Ihe
onily two stats withich fail (,d to pass
thle minlimum goall. South111 Carolinat's
goal of $1.01.0.600 wa oversuscribed.
Chaitrmait R. R. Nicels ,Is had over
the minlimili to1:al of $'2G.;50lleore
to himii frtom this coitty, but a nui
her. of distdricts'. have not1 yvt reporte~d.
Of ti, amoini the n.:3.roes, uni'hi th
01' ~ P lbs.amt
1r $.l Th sb ipions om
(' ) ind riV ! : I w . .
Vit I 'r ; ii: -i .1 i it e pirn, to
wli b . l. um n -: - dr .
iio!: ( (ftim
ill IStr.... ....
,iacks.............. ...7;00 7,o
\eultt own............. ,.t.5t 1,: I S
Young" 1,0011.00 2,".5
Sullivai.. .... ....g -.75 1,500)
Wa t erloo .... . . .. 5.::5 1.751)
aurenis...............12,6 1.1 7,500
CLINTON (1ETS IIG
Permit Oranted for Building of Ilome
for te Feeble-imided Nea Clinton.
A pertit. has been granted by the
war industries board for the erection
near Clinton of the home for the fee
ble-minded, provided for by the lat
session of the legislature. The first
building Is to be crested at a cost of
around $25,000, but it is thought that
as the years go by it will be enlarged
until it becomes an institution of con
It was decided to locate the home
for the feeble-minded at Clinton sev
cral months ago by the state board of
charities and correction, the organiza
tion having the matter In charge. Th(
act of the legislature did not stipulat(
where the home should he located, hill
Clinton secured it by providing a sit(
a few miles below the city, and offer
Ing other induceentts.
Prominent ('itizeni of the amy ('our
Sec'tiont Died at his lime Frida:
Giray Court, Nov. 22.-Vir'gil A
White, rurail polliematn for Laur ten
county atnd a prominentt resident o
thiis sect ion, dlIed at his home nea
here at atn early- hour this morning
Although Mr1. WVhite was strIcken wvit
In thienza aboiut a mon th ago, he hai
recovered sufileient ly to at tend to hi
ditties, only last Sunday muak ing th
captturt of thle supposed yeggmani a
Founttain Iinn. IEarly this motnin
Mr'. Whlti te wast suddenl Iy st ricken anu
dIled before mied ical assist antce cotul
iThe d(e'afense was 'l tar otf ne.
atnd is suitved by3 at wift, w~hot wd
MIss 101hlt Martitn of Gr'teeni'lle rot:
an itwoh lion, .ltt. yWhtofAut
an lx Oma ite .wa3Of iit th Amri yca
Exed titi:r ircls ~in Frand
l~TheC( hait wnoh atiarmony (npli,'t'
ehurchS, thir llIcount y. ..T.Mi
codcInb I orccei.3 a lr. i'y
wats at brgtWdattacsHutveyoang g;
and her dleatht Is deeply regretti
thraneghout the community.
IEUT. GROVER C. RICKEY
WINS CROIX DE GUERILE
Ills Mother Receives Letter From.
11im Written October 28th. Saw
Capt. Lee and Lieut. Smith.
M'rS. W. It. Richoy, Sr. received a
lette( from her son, Lieut. Grover C.
Richey, yesterday, written from France
October 28th, in which Lieut. Richey
told that he had been honored by the
French with the Croix do Guerre for
conspicuous service lie la4 rendei
in battle. Lieut. Richey .was gassed
at the time and had to be sent to the
rear untitted for further combatant
service. ills letter conveyed the good
tidings also that he was getting along
well and that he expected to be re
turned to the United States as an in
st ritctor. h'iis plan, of course, will
be interfered witli since the signing
of the arniLstlee.
In his 1ler also 1Lieut. 11ichey told
of meet inug with Capt. Artur lTe and
Lieut. Joe F. Sm itI. They came to
gethler by acceident( and~ thev meeting
was a very Iappy onle, pareticll y
since Lieuit. Iticley had be-n separat
ed from I.:iutreis menct for a long timile.
SAo far as is knowii, Lient. Iiihy
wais the best soilier froml ti e:.n
!y to win Ith 1hollor (i f thec Croix de
ci' Ids wA lol' i ll de t - li
a ltwreand ihi'orarents andh friied
[ae aroud of hislachleievenent. lu
OF i-1001 FROM"!Ti'
' ea i ol "! o 1,u 1 o n r : h
tied ~ ~ lv II rsn be!%vimeedSttt
oPs, Soul o i llinii , o l u pira t r
,iln. s.vIet rota toes, Salad, coll rd
fru1its of Pl inds, o armalades, pr -
serves, pielkles, and( relishes of ev'ery
desnrip ton. These products were
Canned lver government di rel ions
and recipes will he furnished om re
test soy mixs Harris. ro tin cans
ark the et oducts of Watts Mills ca
Tits windo is bemamtifl with these
lovely packs and aproiate oecora
tions. It is being admired by all who
see It and is well worth an extra ef
fort on any one's part to view It. This
ae xhprt shows what can be done by
the women in th conserva.tio of
food. The foodl administration's slo
gan now is "Food will save the
Miss iarris states that this exhibit
will be kept i the w ino or a few
Ttichmnond, Va.. Nov. 23.-PractIcally
the entire souti today Is mourning
tod he t foods aryinisrtios eswo
an now is~ "Foe d wth l suhsgatvete
eross socrieis stateslithat thes exhib I
wiss beept inow the ole srvaifew
o Gen. famous Dneaghteer waDearly
ROyihmold. Nov.nea 23.-ragements
thae eti sut ytodayit is pornine
that deth rofa uis ll'ary Cutise, who
Ldingyetnrda, and Hot.ridgsidea
M issO AL wastradaughtOes of ieea
Robet 1W.0.Le, hel south's tgfrate
hitin, and was romAinn t tinm
erous )01 sieIeModa thahot hed Sth.~
. o the foud Geneltts tateo wand ney
I have1 ben( maeethi butiti le ispbale
r that S letheman wJit earro iad t
e Feede Adinisn ttiol nt Opes fotione
ii enuty of uii the eo Adinsisltration,
ra forit tit he food adminisr tio and the
rl onnl l ofltr dins rhadii be l opene in
roomsIli cabv thy oe-ayo.br
ae I ompan, ands inat informatlion
s n astuject uner ite .hnid iino
.I te t lrgaiztie n old hel si (Ot
ta r uregadii thel Te toh ie hwil'i h. in
di l b to tae dinp ith ew drtes ar
ano heal dae.
"1By the President of the United States of Ameri
ca. A PROCLAMATION.
"It. has long beel ourP cistoil to Itiir111 il tho
autuni of the year in paise and than ksgiving to Al
iniight-y .God lor h is man,111y blessings and inleries to
US as a nation. This year we have special and1 moving
cause to be grateful and to r<-joive. Cod has iin his
good Ileasure givenI us peace. It has nlot voille as a
InCre (ce'ssa ition ol' aris, a lmere clief 'rom the strain
and tragely ol' war. It has vine as a grPeat trilunpi
of right. Complete victory has bropiglt its, not pe
alone, bi til coifideit promise of a. it(ew day as welly
ill wich jiu.tive shall replacce iorce and jeai los inl
tiriue mu~lon: 11he nations. Our- galhu1a1 au-ieis have
partieiplpted in .1 I riimpih whiebl is not, 1adr0ed oP
stainevd by ally inn-pose of selfish aggre1ITssionl. Inl a
righlteous ennlse they have won innuortail glory anld
have nobl ,v served l thir nation ill serlving mankimd.
Godl has inldeeml heenl graiiOus. \\e have cause- Ifor
sihl isrenglhens in is all
tithe b st (flit ,n o fnational histor. .A t,\.e <1.1Y
slw abou t.u; in! wthich ourl.a, ;;k 114-w voin-~mm"
'nil o foruar4 lIt d with wi'' l a' itr
41 :1 hit
....... II v,4 .;'1 11,
\ he ler th nts fo t N - I0 r Ihm- x
n 11d la.'y o 4 , . ; , v
-4Inues will pl:wec d' wor'hip to ren 4 l. 44, hnk to 44 d,
1 r of 1lations.
n wl l te cs \Vliro, . L In e lieN ittfo sej ) y
liandl md~ caulsel Ille seal of'ithe Unlited Shtts to be
"Done ill tle District ot' Coliilnbia, this Sixteenth
dlay ol' Novemnber, inl thle year ol' ouir Lordl, onle thouls
111 nine huniidr'd and iighteen and ol' tile Iinlepell
elie of Ile I'litel Stales (0, Alinericn, the one hunlildred
WOODROW WII SON.
1" the P lresieleit,
"Seecretary of State."
SECRETARY WADOO RESIGNS;
GIVES UP CABINET PORTFOLI(
Gives As His Reasons Necessity for Regaining Healt
and Rebuilding Fortune. To Take Effect Upo
Appointment of Successor.
Washington, Nov. 22.-William "I1)ear Mr. President:
Gibbs .McAdoo, Secretary of the Treas- 1'N
uriy, diIrect or gener'al Of il roads and I WttiII iamitICl~st~
often dt5iscusse as 01ne or tilheI iresi- signe~d aind pieace is assuriedl, I feet
(1e1ntilpoHsiiltitieos of 1 920, has re- Iliety~ to advi'ise you ot my dtesire
sIgned his oillies to retiurn to Iprivate r et urn, as soonl as possible, to piriva
PreidenIt t WIt 0lso n niCeept ed hiis "'~I have' bIeen conis(cious foir 5(11
ireslination. Mir. \ ('Adoo will give upi time of thbe 11oe24sslity for this si<
I le Tr'easuiry piortf olio) as so01n as at but, oIb (2ourse. I coulId not1. ('onsidi
successor(l1 hias been seltedI (. 11 it whi it lit the country3 was lit watr.
wished't to lay down Is workt as5 di-~
''or atnmost six y('aris I hiavet war'
r'ect or general of raItlroads bty .11an- I
uartiy t st, but1 Will remin i if the4 Pies- getrso~hlte.Terea
identi haClnoti thenilhosen. ahsu' t'Xl.
ste gt. Th na'. t c nIe :
1 POln tihe new'4 S4ePretary1f' h ti on allowt byiv~t law to ('inelt' 4
TreOasur y, wh to(ve'r he441) n itt 'b. will (hesas you1 1(o4w I 1e4 4Vtit) ('0e
devolve the task tof lunancing lt' nal- ipe4. i dliretorIti genieri of ia
tioa Itoughi the4 Iranlion 1 peritd of roadis a ndi ii vt'i'y buirresttme ('4
incluidt il tleast tw\o moreit ibtt y~ Tlteditt myV ~ ti4 p-- 4- 44444444s th44
Lo441ns~ iti po ily 14b4) 1a f 4' b 444 m 1 ob tt 14s m-4 le Iftls
rei''4ltin of thet sys4temIi ttf warl taxa he 'tita4in ,
in. ' i 44 M4 ' \' m 4 44 4'4 :4 '
nation 4411. .2V \lr4. .\l'Adon444 4'4..n4 for m'erm- - .2444 ne 444 14 it. n4 ble41
.i441,i for r'lenh'4 .; h4's4' permnal 444 f'' A're. 114' 44424r than2 thir. I net
ton' and 444 ~ 4'xpress I he Priesidlett ' d 414 r 4 h. e 42h1 of 1:ny" for44ly., 1 h:'
Mr. McAdoo's lettter (of reOsignii on.
dlatedI Novemnber 14, follows: (ontanna~ 0nn Edinrha Pan)
Follows Her ItusIiand to the uravel
Three Days After His Death. Buried
While the flowers were still fresh
oi the gravu of her husband, Mrn.. Cora
Babb Gilkeison, died at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. W. I. (ilkerson, Sr.,
Thursday morning shortly after ten
o'clock. Mrs. (Gilkerson had been sick
of influeliza, but no doubt tile shock
occasioned by the deatlh of tier hus
band and that of her sister, also, juost
a few weeks biefore, was largely instru
mental in bringing oi ier own death.
The fainocral services were held Friday
at ten '0clock, at the same hour at
whi icli tier hisbanod was biriied just
tilee days before. the body being in
te'rredi alongside of' Is inl the ILaurenls
eiiteiry. The strvices were condlict
ed by hier pastor, Rlev. .1. .\. Stead
man, of the Fislt \letlhdist church.
.\is.Gieronwas, 11m daughter!1ci of
tile lae 0 \lmv r A hiht, ol lounotii 1in.
and xi .; m1" l*- to Mr. (
Febrr i hl, in (roenville, i-rvle
'ho )md mw~dh. II-r homel for : rta
ye; ~ I I ;:, 1,1
year. T ey ad enkeei.n. In
for v.He bull a .\ f w cd: w v. wh-n1
f' n 1e,; T 1 woti t' \ h olt
of lo T . 'h- r m fra
thi!s entuity inl the new pa r :0 1 h:
ttller. The list whieh Th .\dverliSc
varries 1111y not he colliplete, bit i
was ga tliered tromi the daily paper.
the iRed Cross and from relatives o
IIe soldiers named.
Alvin Powers, son of M\irs. M\a ry F
Powers, previously repo'ted killel
has been ohieially reported by the wa
department as killed in action, Sepi
William T. Sanders. 'wVho lived nen
Watts .Mills, has been iollicially report
Corp. Walter Price, son of Mr.
Caroline Priev of Watts AIills, ha
heen reported killed. through the H
Frank M. Cox, of Gray Court, Is o1
fiilly reported as dead from wound
recc 'ed in act ion.
E. A. Davidson. of Clinton, is reporl
ed dead from wounds received in at
Sergt. .lolin '. Adams, son of .1.
Adanis, of Ware Shoals, is odliciall
n reported killed in action.
I hohert Emmnet t ill, soin of Mr. all
.\lis. D. S. I lilt, of Gray ('ouirt, is r<
porited in the eanualIty list as kitlled
Willis (aine and Vance Allison, bol
t (01loredi sotlirs from thlis city3, are il
o ollic ially3 r'etorited as k il led ini act io
e Corp. WVoffordl Stephens, of (ri
Couritt Frmtani We-k;., of thle laure.
.\tills, Williami Jamiies tBrown, of Il
Lauirens M\ills. andr It. .\. Gray, of Gr;
.(Cour t, are al Ituniolticially reptort ed;
On aceounit f. incitased iititler5
-inluenza cases., Ithe bolard oft heal
intst ituited anotheri <iuarai ne hit
ture shot are.' Itemporar~:iyt 8l.8d
- it'r.ve . . . .tuuh. T n. e
derieiik in tea0cingpthas to i i
aooat(ro, t iry. b1(oiny
GERMAIY SUR., Q[RS
HIGH SA8 FL[[I
Additional Submarines Also
Ninte uh1I lleships, Tielve Criisers am
FIf ty Destrolers are Given up1 b)y
Germanls to Aiiid Fleet, Thrsdnyia
11re ibiumariIes Also Surrendered
h13 VanquIlished l Hunls,
London, TNov. 21.--T Urhitie ish
granld fliee, accomlpanlied by an1 Amler-i
ennal batth' sfelladronl anld Frenchcrulis
ers, Steni ed out at :,. i'llock th%is
morning from it- Srotli!1 hac to a1
. wVi r1 3l1 1 d." th!, noon re
113 1(),( 1i v: nt 1 e -l
's~ ~ :Ald inr w i -
\ '3 ~ ~ o I I. 15' 6-t-3 1333 1 3 1
3urr1 mdi- -cl to the Aliilie
v . t rec: iv: 3 (d from
-tilnSna !ave (hi.- list:
Itatleship Ka iser, 2 1,11: lonls;
NAiserin. 2 I,113 tonls: Koenitg Albert
2 1.11:1 tonjs; Gr 1onlprinz W\ilhlmn, 2.5,
lj00 tonl.;, Pr1inzyeregenti Luitpold, 241,
11;3 lonls; .\larkjgrajf, 2.293 t ons;
Gr.,osser 1Ku1rfuer-st, 25,293 tonl.,; Day
rn, 21.000 tonls; Koenig 25.2113 ton.,
and Frdr . d 1er rosse, 2-1,11: tonls.
Hat1tle 3r1is3rs--31indenburg about
27,000 tonls;, Der11e1'r, 28,000 tons;
Seydlitz 25,000 tons; Aloitke 23,000
tons. and vonl Der Tann, 18,800 tonls.
Light cruisers--llr m, 24.2,000 tons;
T ruer, 4,0 10 tons; Frankfur, ,
, l00 tong; ton o2, tonnage uncertain;
- Syll sden,(nge uncertain, and] 2In
-tna, 5,400 tonns.
Washington, Nov. 21.--An American.
hattle squadron, pIobald0 y Including
live dreadnaughts, coIImmanded by
Rear Admiral 1lugh Rodmnan 1), and op
crating as a1 Imit of tile iii tish grnnd
y leet, participated today in the passing
of German sea-Power.
d Th'le identity of Anm eican naval
.. eraft in 1sturop1ean11 watelrs neOver hasL3
n h1en dIisc3losed'. The13 dre'ladnaullghts
or1 iial 1 ent 0over were select ed 1h0
Jh i(cause3 they hur11ned l as1 tile Iritish.
n. ing a supllly ot fule! oil. The1 or'ig
inal1 grou ma11 131y haZve' been1 rel ieved,
13in3 th13r place(. 'The1y ha~ve been1 Qfn
3s month.3 13. Thel0 tirst shipis sent over b3y
the )3 V I n 1v were des (ter and the(
3orig'inal 133rc3 has1 be3n 51u)l!pleented
3'ery )u3l3l 1133hn. ith3 orers
of3 1n for 3pproxit1atel 11 5 1 additional
th de3 reyer3 13 , 1o1i11io has~~ bee ur 3'1e
(33 -d fo, r io o sy u tl a w
3 er " l un .r. craft.. '3. ill