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The e thlori. T bh; tein from, TJ
4. .\l.Taie, te ewap'fer I otte1 ou
b -t er I th oI i '; LydI . (ott no
blil , :I,. Clirn tod , from rk e al ve
tlh itumth As 1coiswe l. t : n.l\
Ilkierkedale i th e n othat te A.e
itU - fia lobil n r1ws:ora n m e
ati Wr .detvlioilwie and came outl Iith.
.I "ceoil td Iu ie v!if M~j! "taI weqnt
ai e(nn um-v on ikais s theo lI n imt
Suian'e 111m1tt i itm 11 h Iendily ( i' en i n
tile et v iunil t e t haeatt id ill
presen rank of Majr. Thr o ditor il
I" as follows:
milt Ni'11 1.10lW
The endire deachmnit nuits in enin
cre and11i whole-heare d tacorngiratulo
tions to o r an w Chief, .\io jor .hilmes
e, taey I larksdale th .l 1vis !i
Qnart vI mkest!r., It has bveen our pleas
lre ald good fortane to have worked
under Mlior liarksdaile for a1lmost a
year, atod we wtay withont hesita
tion that n1o co01many or. detachmlent.of
men in the United States Army enjoys
hlie esteem an admiration of hver
sonnel, bdIth commissioned and mnlist
ed, than major Barksdale. He is ait
man who adkes friends and eis ster
Ing dualiti command the ighiest re
ipet of those 'with whom he Is asso
Unlike some men whoim we have
come i contact with, Major Barksdale
has always had and exercised a kteen
interet in our welfare and we, In turn,
%hall endeavoi' to show our a'pprecia
tion of his efforts for us by serving
lim whole-eartedly and with the
thought always Inl mind to give him11
and the organization which ie com
mands, our best efforts.
Major iarksdale is a South Caro
linlan and is a niative.of the little town
Of 2ina1ton, we believe. We hatve
Watched the Careenr of man11Y oilicers Inl
thi diveffoi, an1d wh oeniteos to
rapid promotion, we cNim hev Mj
has1 velipsed all ofilicrs wh.Ioml we have
obser~ved. Scartlcev lyore 0than a1 yerar,
ago Ohw Majo..'r woro the( ..ohl he. in
1ow. witthin l s th:nt at yer, by dint
of effort, unsutrpoed en oeeny and
adaptalhIlity. 110 (11 d vl a116 '1 lac~k w
done. a !!'dfl f h. S ei tla ils rk
l'ing I.:y!! fr~isl! "I'midr straq,
which, ill ita f is a reengnitiofm hi
callmeity and ability .1;. anl o11lle r. It
is noI'm al task to) attain 1(o the an
of MNizor. veneciulle wnvvi oflcleer. im-.
fr.oml elila lice, have to breakc the
cr!t. froi il , i , strata to the up
1)% she'r frc c of iteilecti.
Maiormh. al h m be with thec
the r y lu, b\-olb% hv.w k
Ii skill, d. tei v aml gli!kier y ofl
ie lho xov rown grey inl the : i
vic of, I'm-le k Iu. Now, iniii the
res~ponsibility of* Division u rtr a
tfer has hc' )l entr-u!iall to hd"is ' I(m r
ship, we, Iihal Ileavmor to mak1e I his
o(hll co even Iiore elleient than11 it hi.as
been ill the past.
FitST A3lliI'A NS ItA('N
IWA 1(' a liti E E I I Y
31mlnrthnia Rteho"S Big Hod of 'r
shi 1s it1ters Frotam r ::.
"hione Rioither1 Pm flere," .\1m
-New York, Dec. 1.-I' he itih
Fteamtier Mauretantia, ret1r1ilg, 1: Ilp ,h
Unlited States.wvithl the firtlare hlody
of Americati overseam i roois ani(lwe(i
in Giravesend Bay at 7:40 o'clock to
Iighit. She was met by navy and army
Ilgs. Flhe will probably remain at
her alnciorage uialii carly tomorrow
morning,.when she is expected to dock
The navy tug, it was reported. had
beei ordered to meet the Mauretania
to bring ashore Admiral lenry I.
Mayo, commander of the Atlantle
Fleet, who was returning from Eng
land as a passenger. The army tug,
it was said, had orders to bring ashore
an army oflicer of high rank.
Aboard the Mauretania, as announc
ed recently by General March, chief of
staff, are several thousand members of
the air service who were stationed In
lagland. The shipl) also carries a utim
ber of casuals.
'When the transport docks at lo
boken relatives and frilepds of those
aboard will not be allowed on the pier,
according to a recent, announcement
of Brigadier-Gleneral G. P. McManus,
embarkation oflicer at this port, who
added that to safeguard public healh,
the soldiers would he taken (irectly
to demobilization enmps for, physiefl
examilnation. Ilarracks at ('amp Mills
have Ilin pI (e:d for their receptioln.
L lat today, ho'wever, .\ayor liylan
telegraphed Secre tary Haker nking
th: : jlM ir op aoarld 1h1M14 elni he
I 1 ,it t l -ol:11i Ill) i fth .\%t (nM
oorw.Permlission ahko was n:.hoe,
m. a dlt erll tomorrow n1 ht WI d in
honor"I!,1 ofi pown""olie s
I of tIh city of Nw Yo2rkc are 11o1
:mIious to l.cri m hil lo o - " ::
thal e ma11(yor's conl oitbte of W,
-nme an1d. Oity ollicials, have h), r
2(; i b-ry : v- all < ayt
wi 1 ''i . 2
('-2 1'2 cI I -! t2 1( 1 1
I I... wI I 1 Inno 4n -
:2 t 1 I 2 I. I2 c : 4 i'
1(44 on N 1441 h~ wh'n lin- M4re'(tan1)
b 1- n 4 r 4 I :.1 j.4r. anI
a I I I ped
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1.: K1()31 N F W1
E koim, I )ec. 2.---TI'he sun i I si in i ng
again this morning, after the snov
,I((t and rain of yesterday.
We are glad to report the sick of
OUr111 coimunity improving.
The school at this place has been
suspended on account of influenza.
1'verybody is rejoicing over the end
ing of the war and hope it will not
be long until all of our boys will be
landed back in their dear old home
'Mr. Jeff Brissof, who has accepted
a position (with the Dlxie Grocery Co.,
spent Saturday night and Sunday with
Mr. L. C. Culbertson and family,
and Mr. and Mrs. Douglas 'Cooper spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Edgar
Hurts, of the Woodrow Wilson section.
Mr. Carl Culbertson and family, and
Mliss Lidio Culbertson spent. Sunday
w ith'Mrs. I ou Culbertson and daugh
Mr. Sam Cook and family visited
their brother, Mr. 1). Cook and family
.\liss es Loulio Cooper and Lilaurence
C''ol (ison wer I-( n L'auren,;, shlopping
4 Xli Sunday .wi (h 41. c
s' alnd faliliy.
XIr . u- Culherlsn a:: M~i.\:
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\\W "v.-r- very so. 1 2,1! it) to 2
1 he d h 14 of .\lr. Ilh H '. fl:'4n
'4d 44ur heariell1 22ymi .4 hy 4!. - ( n
to) 114 he)hereadX fanmily.
1f M I Ih, I 1 li .
w I he ''l 1d.
\ ) r o. l I I oi n 1
ho cad! f1.or r pl n inl c.': k4 I lw
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11111 11lo I ill I i H a1
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(I- i II r i ScII l Tax I .n wm ills
h-1C \ l O- 141ow 4I in omi itar .1w;-.
Tatre No.mp fro'. o 10anx. I
oi Th d . N. . .. . . . .8 I m 1 ls
-Maddamt NO. r . . . . mills
N1,ni0 lo . n . mill
I a lI o . ..1 .. 1 m ill
Special School-Lurens Township
Laurens No. I1.. .10 mills
Trinityidge No. 1 ........8 mlls
Aladdens No. A..........4 mills
Nrnis No. 3 ............5 mills
Hailey No. 4 ..A.......... . mills
MilIs No. ..A............4 mills
Oak Grove No. 6 ..........2 mills
0Orna No. 12 ..............8 mills
Special Schools-Youngs Township.
Youngs Noo. 3 ..........4 mills
Youngs No. 2 ............4 mills
Youngs No. 4 .. .. .......% mills
Youngs No. 5 ..A.. N. .. . ..4 mills
Fountain Inn No. 8B ......H4 mills
Lanford No. 10 .. .... 7 .....6% mills
Ora No. 12 ........... ..8..8 mills
Youngs No.1.. .. .... ...3 mills
Central No. 6 ...2 mills
Youns No. 7 .. . ..8 mills
Splecial Schools-Dials Township
Gren Pond No. 1.. ..7 mills
ils No. 2 ........ mills
Shiloh No. 3 ........1ills
G;ray Court-Owings No. 15 .12% mills
Hatrl<.dale No. G . .. . .. ..5 mills
l~ial!s Chnreh No. 7 ... . A. mills
1' ut ain Inn No. U . ...11i milli;
.\ i lna No. S . .. . .. . ..2 ill IL
I Wials No. .. . .. . .. . .. mil
ou Ni. I .. . m k
as No. I: m. Is
No -2 .
A MY-MAKIER and ha
cross Cut saw i W
est or largest timrber1 ande will
There are touands of thesewek
tion, sawing wood ten $times fe.!me- a
can move the miachine from eu,. to
.4 H. P. Power Plan': for rumn,.icg ('%4
"It reste rer 2 er-.Ip (o rut c ti. k c!
twod Efnth ny WAI.-)|
*I arm niort than piratrd nith rny
W A li1-|. he A-ror- 1y a ...
and artr"il t-ro.
"Faln W. 'in , 11. N. Y."
What the WAIDE is dh:.o he
See this wonde.rful maca:in-,, or Se-.td
veconmend teWADE ighly
ii ' Ri SY u
A ..T MA .
-' * A
drfA work savel wherever the
o)rks equay well on the small.
cperate under any condition.
Kul WADE Saws in successfl opera.
d cheaper than nv-n power. One man
e: and it can Le used as a Portable
v; machicery when not cutting woocL
''I h e- e c m u ':e-%rieks en hour.
"W.x.C.M IIt,c. ricsand.Or."
"I us. My 11'A4 ' to run a line safat
n.u r , ; f cult , to run milk. sep.
craror, e- 1te; d r.ce
"CIA. . D.. 11id0eVi!IC, B. C."
5 t will do for ,ou. Come in and
r &Ce e de!.ts an14 low pices. We
- --" A
Greatru Values inC asanorse
-u M r. n-tk
stoek of Dadies', Misses', and Children's high grade Coats
B_ iv for %4 P 1isiiZ$e
an Ldis S i "A lr eDr at a big discunh Wet; atA
A Good Place to Do Your Christmas Shoppn
Great Values in Coats and Dresses Furs! Furs! Furs Practical
Our1 M\r. AIinter, While in New York, closed ot, a large Notlhig more)P appr~opriate for' Christmas gift~ than a ~S o
stock of rladies', Misses', and Childr y' high grade Coats rgan d Nk P is.
and( landies' Silk and Serge Dresses at a lbig discouint. We TaeEryadG
are psing this saving on to oour tstomers. So yo can by Phoenix Hosierypid
t$at winter outfit from u.s now and save $5.00 to $10.00 on dies' Phoenix'Silk Hose.......$1.00, $1.25, $1.50 to $2.00 Here You Will F
$30indies Phoenix Lile . .... .... .... .... .... ....
$o5.0 Coat Or ar..s. You will have to hurry a these bai'gains Alens Phoenix Silk Hose..... .... .... .... ......$1.00 Over Coats..$1
are going ouit ralpidlly.Brde its$lhoer
$40.00 to $45.00 Coats tt.... .... .... .....$29.99 to $34.98 BalySweaters for Men, Boys, Ladies tWool Top ShirtsSl Iide'lif
$35.00 Coats at .... ..... ............$24.98 and. $27.98 and Children Leather Puttecs
30.00 Coats at .. ........ .... .... .... .......$22.98 10 per eent reduction en all Sweaters for 1eeemnlr. A Soft Collars
$25.00 Coats at,..... .... .... .... .... .... .... ...$19.98 ver~y alpproprialte and uisefufl gift. A large line to meleet fromu. Pu111lla Slipperslidbg
Misses' $18.50 Coats it .... .... .... .... .... ....$14.98 Collar Bags
Misses' $12.50 Coats at .... .... .... .... .... ....$12.98 Men's and Boys'Clothing Belts
Se eout in one of our nDresse Jr Glovesa
- $isDes $1e.00 Coats at.... .... .... .... .... .... .$2.99 Look your hest this Chrinas and be happy.
-ms-,$25 ot t$.9 Young Mlen's Sutits.......$18.50, $25.00 and( $35.00 Wool Gloves uigl'ians
Mlen's -Suiits .... .... .... ........ $16.00, $20.00 to $40.00 Knox l1t11ui14igt;hit
Serge and Silk Dresses Alen's Oveeits .... .... ........ $15.00, $20.00 to $35.00 Ilmmuicy Vests Rii ot
$3.0 resses .... .... .... .... .... .... .... ....$24.99 Mml~i's Maekimiiws .... .... ......... .... .. ...... $16.50
$35.0() i~oy's Araeki ilt ws .... .... .... .... $6.50, $10.00 and $12.50 New Lot of YoungMnsSisHvJutCm I.
$25.00 Dresses .... .... .... .... .... .... .... $18.98 hain C 4........................$5.00, $7.50 to $12.50
$18.50 Dresses................................$14.98 aii's Odd Pants . ... . .... .... $2.00, $5.00 to $10.00 COME TO S
SHOP EARLY FOR CHRISTMAS - SHOP EARLY FOIHITA
MINTER CO.- DEPARTMENTSJR
Ba e S for Men B L i -
'A.~~~n ChildrenLA t-o