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V(IAfv XxXIV. LAURE3NS, SJUTH CAR)t..ANA, WEDNESDAY, D)ECEMBER~ 18, tels.>,YLR2
Great Celebration In His
WILL VISIT CITY
OF LONDON ALSO
DescibtIed by correspondent, as ilettig
(Greater Night In Paris Than Aris.
tice Night. Flomier of French Army
Lined 'kivenule Through Whleh the
'residit. )rove to 'Temporary
Paris, 'Dec. 1-i--.lly the Associated
Press) - is is a great erI night in Pa
ris tihan armistice nigh. 'T'lie city is
ablaze with iitIIIIuinations; the boule
vards are tironged witi erowds dan
cing, stiging and th rowing con fetti.
The Place Do L:1 0-w11"".
turned into a great daning lvill1on
where Amerlean olders are favored
partnrcs. Amerien is the pr-edomn ina
ting word here Ionight.
PPesien and .s. 'Wilsonl mlade
their en tiry into Paris this morning
greeted by well I nigh half tie poptla
tion not only of the city butl of the
sillrr-otll(ing districts. They were at
tended by lr-esident Poincare, Pre
mier Cilemceau and otiers among
tle ilost eminent tigures of France.
Flowers wer'e dropped :,aroun1d' their
carriage; ne'oplales winged over
head: gutns sounded. But observers
avere impressed with somietihing more
than the maniltude and beauty of tile
reception by some (ality of warmth
that. made it different from tile visits
recently made to Parts by tle sover
cigns of (tie allied nations.
The imagination and interest of
France hns been stirred by the Presi
dont of the ITiited States as no other
leader beyond tihie borders. All etass
es 'and iparttes in tills countiry have
Illited to pay honor to tie Untted
States thioughi its president. They
grcet. 111111 as tie representative of
idealis now dawning in Europe.
In the eyes of tie immense crowds
Welcoming hs. nays tie seili-ottlial
Temps, President Wilson represeilts
two inviel'ible for'ces- the material
force which tpermiitte(d the '.rI* to he
wol and niso the force which will
Th11irty-six tholsandi sold iet's, t he
flower of the French arilly, 1lied the
avennes from I tie Daupill Gate to tie
tirat mansion, Which, (iiritng their
stay inl Paris, will be tio hlole of the
presidentIi and his wife. Alpine Cias
seurs and(] Zouaves, fresh from the
battlefields of Champagne, aldt colol
tal troops, from 'whose ni I forms Ilie
mud of the Somme had only a few
days ngo beeni removed, oceipied the
Post of h101oo'. They gentlty but111 firm
y kent order amongst ihe enormmi,
crowds' whichi ever pressed foiwai'd
in ea Irness to have a e loser took at
the guests of Franlce.
jil! isit Lonidont.
Lontdonl. lee. i t.-- -(ll' the~ Asso
('i, 'd Prcs'i -Pie iden t WilIson has
nl"Cet$f't an init) tat ion fr'ont King
Georg e to vis'it Enigland. andu it In cx-.
fleeted he wllt 'toip hter'o 1n his way
hlomet. Th'irtitttih Omfcelicihve beeni
tiaaiiln tile arivat of Ambtassador'
f(Pavis tbefore miakinlg any' arrane
mcintsi- for th e (trtta Inlmen t of t he
'The cit v schools, wthih otpened
ani'in kt wooek after' having beii
closed for' Several w ~eeks on accoun
of in lOfuenza are runnllingil again
smloothiv aind are nowv tr'ylne out a
nlan of matk ing c in- tie lost i tae. A
iiisunder1 tstanld ing ariiiose tbetween~l tie
teaichters and triustees thle tatter' ptt
of inst tweek over makIng tip the lost
timbt the ma ieintteir was aminleably
set tled Mfondayv morn ing and t he r'eg
luarnt cou rse of stutdies Is betng pitrisuedt
wliih extra tIme ill the aftertloons and
Saturdays. A recess Is itig taken
inl the mIddle of the (lay to allow
tenehiers and pupils to go home for'
lunch, so that thte heavier day's w~ork
may he divided pairtty between the
r'tnttumi ned eving.ti titrs reducinag if
Jpossle~t the straIn of lovng iworking
hours. Trhis ptlh, it is tunder stood,
Will be foltowed untIl It in fouind im
tpracticablte or a better plan arr ived
COUNCIL1,31EN TO INSPECT
NE.ltIIY POWElR PLANTS
Committee Appointedl to VIAit New
hrhClin1tonl and4 Union 14o Report
Ciiy connell, after delibelat Inog'
l'hittsday and last ight over the re
newal of tle polwer Contract, appollit
d it conmnittee last. night, composed
If the imayor anItd Aldermllell Dishop
iind Dial to visit Union, ClInn011 and
Nvwberry to ascertain as! ijs pos
ible the cost of ollera steam
jlaits and to secure data on t.ho glce
>elig paid by any of these citlos for
renilt where It is bought fromit power
At the meeting last. Thursday night
Mr. N. II. )ial, president of the lleedy
Rliver Power Companly, appeared be
Iore ie conncil aIt outl ied his views
1, to what lie considered i Just. coil
ract het ween the c!opliany anid the
-ity. Ile miade no0 definlite proposi
ion to the city, bull inthnoated Ihat the
>lOW co( many Considered the orlIgi
ital proposal of 3 cents a K. W. and
-200 per mioith miiiuinium a fair
>rlee and that the counter-proposal
>lered by the city of 2 cents a K. W.
il $700 mIniuimio was too low. Mr.
Dial departed alfter, making his state
.ient and a commilittee composed of
khder'men Eatsterby, Bishop and Sex
on, was appointed to Confer with him
igain and report ia tentative contract
ack to the council last night for Its
!onsIderall. This commtlitee saw
Or. Dial and reported that lie would
lot. conlider the 2 cents per K. W.
ate with the minlimi of $700.
In the discussion of the committee's
,eport, .ltyor bllb stated that the
natter had been hanging fire for
,veeks and that something must be
lone at once as the contract expIred
-n January 8th. Ile said that the
-onitract olered by the power Company
voulld amount to $3000 per year more
han the city is paying now, and that
t is paying now. for more than It Is
Ising and that le did not favor putting
his extra exveise on the taxpayers.
le said lie favored offering the power
omipany 2 vents per K. W. with a iln
111um111 of $700, IIe city to have the
'ight to supply motors up to 15 horse
lower. If the power- Company did
lot accept, that he' favored the city's
ilding a plant and generating Its
II (1urren10. Prom his experience lie
lieteved that the city would be able
0 generate its own current and pay
I profit. General agreement witli Al
erian Easterby's statement that ie
iliselif was not informed on the costs
if ge'eratling current and the prices
aid by other cities, resulted in tie
notion of Aldermani h'asteriby to send
committe' to file thre nearby
owns to get informiaution.
At 1the meeinig T i rsday night the
'omIlittee complsiel of.Alderien ias
1n e nii(' mdii~ e t hir repor't. Atlderuini
:aerbyl(1., speaklinig for the (00nunit tee,
ated tha 1 th Ble Incr'l'ese ex peinses otf
hei ity, (ue tol the genleral uplward(
(endlecy of pi les. hadl made It inee
ssar'y toi lincease the lax rate 11y one
111 andii to Incruea se Ilic'enses Il in many
listanc lesl. The 'i' reort of' thle coinunil B
i'e was adoptl.ed. Th'le suply3 and lII
'('se orinanc tes appliear' 01on 1 anoter'
At its sessIon last ight I coonnell
oi'hale thle slte or fIreworkis in the
'Ity lint It next Saturday andl author)1
ed t le (i ef'u of(1 polen to arr'lest anly
h1rusios shoot Illg Iire-CIrackers', etc'.,
iefor'e that timno.
11EV. lIE0L~lt AltitVI)S.
l'reacheid Filrst Secrmion at Methodiulst
Ch iurcht Mundlay. Unionu Mer Ice Sun1.
itev. A. 10. r Toller, tile new Ipastor' of
lie Flirst Methiioi st ('hurchel, arr'iv~ed
n the cIty last ,week ani preached hIs
frat sei'mon to an appireciative eon
riegat Ion Sunlay mor'ning. Sunolay
'veinlg, In spit e or the Inclement
~eathier, thbe 'hurchi wvai comfrntably
illd bv members or alt congregatlins
:h'lo joinedi to give 11him a welcome.
Rev. S. 11. Temphlemnan, (If the hlaptist
hniireh, and( Rev1,. Squtires, of the Pres
lste1.l n churcl'(h, wvere both In the pulh
i aind, afteri an Iipiring sei'moni by
~fr. Hioller, the~y ext endeld 1him n'
'al wehlome tol the city In behalf of
ill theo denominlations.
GENERAL PERSHING 1
TIl f linjiiguislii Scrvie. cross,
1 being IIIresenited by ( Pieral lersh
the Sevilnil division lheoh'mrtrs.
luntry unid intrepidity under lire.
TO WIN THE W)
President Wilson Speaks <
Throwing Her An
Paris, Dec. 1-l.-President and Mine.
Polncare gave a (ii ner at the Palace
de Elysee In honor 01of President and
Mrs. Wilson. President Wilson. on
this occasioni spoke as follows in re
plying to an address by President
".Mr. President: I ai deeply in
debted to you for your gracious greet
lng. It Is very dlelightfil to find my
self in France and to feel the (iiick
Conitnet of sympatly and unaffected
frienidslyI p between t lie represent a
tives of he Il' ited States and the rep
resen tptves of France.
"Yon have been very generous in
what. yott we.re pleased to say about
myself, but I feel t hat iwbat I have
said and vihat I have tried to do has
been sai( and done only In an attempt
to speak the thought of the people of'
the 1Ini ted States triuly and to carry
that thought out In aetion."
"From tle fi rst the tholight of the
people of tle I'lnited St ates tinuled to-.
ward isomething more 0than tile mere
winning of this Var. 'ft turned to
the estabIish mentI of eternal prine
pies of right and Justice. I realized
that merely to win the wer .was not
no Oh th 1t uis1 he voin in such
a. way aod th (;uIrC:! ions raised by it
sct tiled ill riicth a way -is to insure tIhe
finur Ie li ace of ih- ,nr and lay the
founda tions for the freedom andr hapg
plness of its manyv peoples and na-u
"'N iver before haus w:ur wvorn so ter
ril az vi sage or exhibijt'd mn
Lnuo',ly the dlebasjia 'iluen'icc gtf li..
I ril uei l m bos. I am sur e t hat '
shal le''k uipon thle ru in wrouight b'
the ' b e of the cen'utriaI emp~iir'e
wit h thei seil repul sioni an d levip in.
dieteit ion that ther stir in the hieart -
of I he ben of I'rance andu hhliion.
andu I a pprecia te as you do, sir,. the
necessIty of such action in the !in-l
iett lemient of1 the( l.45siis of the war 8:
P11 'ITTO LOloi: (g'llvIgigs,
it, II. N ickeis to IHead Lotdge Dm- ltg
the Einsuing Year.
Palmetto Lodge No. 19, A. F. M. held
its ainnal elect ion oif olllcers for thle
ensuIng year Friday ighit, 11. 111ec
NIckels be ig elected as WorshIipfl
Masteir. T1hie followIng is the lIst of
II. 11. NIckels, WV. M.
Li .0. Itoff', S. W.
L. P. I iarksdalIe, J. WV.
E. 0. Anderson, Sec.
0. II. Si mmons, Trean.
R. HT. Iloler, S. D.
S. It. D~orrohu, Steward.
. M. Clardy, Steward.
it. Mu. Elehelberger, TIyler.
MIss Mildred Simmons, of Mout
viilhe, Iiienit the wveek-end In the cIty
wvith MIss Glenelvlo Long.
(WARDS HONOR CROSS
thehibet meican awa i Iw
11n9,t a4 kl1-(ietenan colonei- a1ttachied *
The cilationl w.s for conspleiouis
kR NOT ENOUGH
)f the Ideals of America in!
nies into the Field .
%vill not 01113' IClrbke such acts of ter
101r anld spoilation, but make men ev
erywhere aware that they cannot be
venltiuied ui pon Without tle certa linty
of just plilnishient.
I know twith what. ardor and en
thusiasi the soldiers and sailors of
th" UTnit ed States have given the best I
that w%*a? in them in this war of re
deiption. They have expressed the
true spirit of Amierieni. Thy believe i
lieir ideals to be acceptable to fre
eoples everywhere and are rejoiced
to have played thle part they ha1ved
played in giving reality to those ieals
in co-opeiration Witi the armiiies of the
allies. We are proud of the part they
have played and we are happy that i
they shouild have be'I assoeiated w) ith
such ('onmades in .1 (aolllmon ('ause.1
"It is with a pecu1liar. feeling that
I find illyself in France joining lwith
you in rejoicing over tle victory that
has beeni won. The ties that. hinid
France and the 'nlited States ar pe
culiarly close. I (10 not kinow in what 1(
other omiadleship we could have
fought with im'or Zest or enthusiasnm.
It will daily be a matter of' pleas i',
with 1me to be brouight into (onsulta- 1
tion with ti' statesimeni of iraei
:intd her allies in conetinilig hIlie mens
Iures b)y whielh we may s%%n tile pewl* rnt
hence for these happ y rhiti n of'
('lrii fori the~ worihld at larige such sats e
-ttietre only by t he conistai a1soi;-|
tion an oil(-iperat ion of' fr'linds.
I grteet yoa unot ony w3 ~ ithI deep
perisonial respect.l, ui as the riprimt n
-ative' of thte grea'~t liople (if Fran'','
utd lieu to hbring you t' grieiftings
of aniotherii great people' to whomuii thle
hor'tiiins of lrinehit are~i of iirioiiind
and( last ing initer'St.
"'I railse myi tlass t) the health tof
the lpresiilt-nt of thue Frienchl repniuHhie
and to .\atdami Pinicare anti the' pros
peilty of I'rance4.
('IlIlST3'MA I0l,1 ('A L I,
AliiS 3MINY' NI-W 311-:3MIlI:lis
Bid ('ross ('urnmmi ftee ft Laidiies. ink.
Ing ('ainviiss of ('13y WithI (Gratfys ing
beris oif thle lied C ross Is be'ing ar'
rlt'l on In the ('ity with gratifying r'e
suilts. A 'olunliittee' of ladies c'anvams
ed fte (Ity3 .\iondlay3 and 'ITuesdav and
secur iel a hir ge numberi of i menmber
shlIps, having very'3 ftw people)1 to tiurn
The campaign in the ('otunty 11a1 not
yet gottenu In fiill swing, bt It is hopel
that the comihlt t cemein wIll enunence
to make r'epiort b lefore fteI last of thle
wveek. Chai'men of commIttees may 3'
report to .\r. WV. (. Laancnster at thef1
Enterpise National Bank, wvho is act
lng ats treasurer'0l foi' this particular'
CASUALTIES IN T
\ LIE1) CONFE RENCl
l) ASSE'M11141 JAN. I
lostponlellwent ]Due to I llutbilityv '0f
British UH presen ati i ves 1) bel, Pres
(1 l )(1ier. 11 lil ( ing lue ill
P';aris 'I hutrnll ,
l'iis )e .i P.-!lans" for the r*eas.
womblitig of the iliter-allied .onfe~grence
Ind thle Ineeling of thle peace conl'gress
tre grad1aly beinig Inatiled. It. w1
he first intention to have the int er-al
led Conl fereice lieet toimorrow o 1
I'I(sday , Ow ing to the. inability of
I'Prem14ier' I 2oyd George and Foreign
Milister Btiifour to be here 11'4h4 Se
>f the Biritish vlectioels and the( :ap
rOll hin)g hiohliLys, the 101rihl e1 .-ion
vill not he Iesuiell iet hti il Jau.11r1 y I t.
.\euanwifle l'resident. Wilson w i II
lnve an opportun11 ity to confer with 1) Im
ar11iier al leaih g ta es en o ti!
ilies and visil tne l tllliths adI
Kill' Vicor. 1-:nun11anll1. Hill r- w
>1'ince and l'rentl4ier .\Ilanio al riv(ed in
'aris lii rslay. ''h y w\-ill d";14, v. l I
hO pres."id-lln Ot l( lo e iln this weeik.
Thlt imerits of thet ausi n m tco
;Mideationl to vomle beforv ihl Conferl
-lice thus far have deveplo only ill
heir initial p lses;, (istIus 1Sion of tihillI
Inving b4ei m'ore or less inforlla . 1%r o
he Allericaln delegn-., HIc chief 4fo
eet to be obtaineI diring the next.
olInlight is a first-hand understand(
nig of tile views of Eltu'opean states
wi and an1 oppolrtun ity to convey to
henm the Amnerican viewpoint.
ki Opera Hlouse Friday Inl "T'he Shie
it s aIways a big e)vvent for in any
wreenl fans inl Laurenvis when 'Tlieda
I'ar-a is to be swen iln a new 111In play.
11h4e vlevert Willial P ox star will be
diown ill hiet latest superl-prodliction,
-The De I)evil" at the Opera lloulse
Iler n1w production i, melodh-a
nallte1 with a toleh of comedlivy rin
ling thriIougholut and gives the st:'
4ome1 of tihev best. scen of rI- c ('10'.
i'lle action tekes piee ill a typlical
liouthern Spanlish village hidden away
n ttie 'inn 111 ains and the iai y life F.
he people ofl that vouintry i; tilly dv
lHeut. i irown in inAo itAeideiti.
ILivllt. Y. Ilk. Drown. -who hlas been
it home nevar1 the city for s IvIl
vesks, had a1 painful aident Satuir
lay when anlt aitonlobile which hit, lie was
Iriving skidded oit of tIlle road liear
iis bornev and threwN hN e-ins-IIt the(
vinld'hield, thIll glas.s cuitting- his
inh! :oule-cap lin Such a1 manne11 r that1
1w1na1 lo enjoy full use of it nain.
possible that his let. vill be per- I
41,n11t 1y stiffen1ed. U4.111. trowI.
rho is inl the aero servicf- and h
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nelho4h l arneds' in :he ar yo tn:)i. la-(
5 now rest in!g very: wel41i :tt h1o4 i''.
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~'nel l)1rtn Irish isate frl o the 1 1 a15 l
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Wa Fml l l ar s ;il '411tl1 14)ue,
War( Wor i fund, i44 s 114 i receit fa 4 -t-' 4
er ( f thle (sta1te headquar't4 rs f ro i m'll
II 11rompt 1( rem Illt54 illane o hled 11s14le
ray 1 e. Th1:1 is' Knt y (1l is of r behind4401
lloriion of)4 thel pledges due oth of irs
>f th ..nhhv be ad
lffI R 7 F'~
A P iIS NE3R S
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