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THE RISE AND FAL
(Ity W. W. M. '22, in "The Collegian"
('lnton, S. C.)
The writer does not claim to be an
Cxpert Oi )iograhIlly, but in a brief
and simple manner, he will attempt to
give .ins tice to hoth the organi'.at ion
alld tte imembehers of the S. A. T. C.
Since he was a non-S. A. T. C. student.
he is able to give his views as a by
The Students Army Tai ning Corps
of the l'r'sbyterian College of South
C:irolina was horn at ClIluton, S. C.,
Octloer Ih' first, in the year of Our
Godv.4. Olwo Thlous aul Nino llun1dred
:n' 1-:i:hl.l For about two monthsii
il > ruigmd id during this time iany
n -ave mstan c i erured. .\lmon
st import ali t 6f these was In
); In Y% . \\' simlply Ila *i, the
tiht- obthor.0aon lll w
i li d. .\ll .It
n. .t la i~ n .\
v w-41 . In oliwr'l words,.
ftor i long \\i s. Oh. but it did
b intg in .in . No soner w<
Sismissed I t It we lgai to real
1%- that " \. T. C." Inant "Stick
.\ rnil ld The ('am1.1pus." Of orI I'se, Wv
K lows who hean Itl ied of bein.
Scots n.-vor would go u1P town.
Thfirt wee (k was spent inl exam
inin l,,he applivanlts, physically and
lentally , a lalgo pIercenvItale faiiling ill
ith. T in ll m t h "Imli ill i Ilrielim
inarie '. suchi as gtti i he i tpers to
More than 10C
Cisterns or S
Tlhe hi ghest type of wvaltr
COuntr I y hom es. Thebre is
suit your1 exact requ iremient
cis Iern. rese rvolir, spin g, I:
Semld for tht
SOUTHERN STATES SU
DistrhImiersi for N. ..
L OF THE S. A. T. C.
and from tho local boards, and fixing
tie insurance policies. It was not
until the iapers were returned that
oie was actually inducted and became
eligible for the nuch-loved payroll.
When it came to this, the boy-scots
those under eighteen-were just "Sol
diers Out of Luck" fo. they didn't
get. the tenth of a mill.
To give in minute detail all the facts
and instances occurring dui ring Uncle
Sai's administration of the college,
we believe, would he impossible. If
)lot, it would fill volumescq But we hope
SOMe day a historiin w'ill a rise, "whose
shoe la.ch11t we ate lnot worthy to
lo ." Who will give ani accout'tl of
lie S A. . . H tat will m1iake his read
Irs fr t 1tv histories of yearS gone
by. Of vourse, no oie learwled Ile no
i rt of"rap or how to "Custs."
1 il nmould be utru tilt1v o hi;tory not
t') mek11l l th , w.-o!rd s: "Rt ville,
K I lI ' I t atIl In sp1 i " 1T
bl I .t li . At ay
I wa t I l an' .i i w a
vb . i I i 1 'am " ai fort- a ::
The f(lo whv\vIIo FaIile t o ha II.Ive hh"nII elf,.
hi S gunI I. andI ( room()I in perfect cns(Iitionm
u\ as "'. 0. I '. I-." whenI Sat urdilay af
I was not hitlig less tII a rI eat to
siv that first drill. I was one of thIle
"scoltIs"' who answered 1tho call of hlie
"* iin hlorns1" anld bi lnd ly s I tum1bled into
I it futire I Itree liouiirs of drill o a
hot torlt afternioon. Oh weo! it was
h.1rid to '"Iight fac', lIft l(e, forward
inarchv~, c'tc.," but, tl hnks Lo our' lieI
liberal.1 withl thei:- off-dulty inlstructions".
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V!ATI-; A !
NAY"- TS 'S FR' E
the "verdure" was soon rubbed off,
and we had a company that would
have made Napoleon's best ashamed of
themselves.' There Is a rumor circu
lating that the S. A. T. 0. scared the
Iluns into signing the armistice. This
we will not deny.
But now, "Private Bill," getting
down to serious business, we find It
an indispiutable fact that this organiza
tion Instilled a lot of good principles
into its menber's. The S. A. T. C. made
a "real American" out of many a boy.
Naturally, the question arises, What is
a real American? lIe is one who Is
loyal to lis family, to his friend, and
to his country. lie is a reformer, not
a revolutionist. Ile hi'.tes militarIsm.
hut is ready to serve when his country
calls. lI holds to thle ideals of Wash
ingtonl, .1effeisoni an Wilson. lite
kieeps informed oi publie cinestions.
His lieart be:,ts a little faster when lite
sehs the stars aid stripes. lie rv
spets wVOimn. lit' sIaks slowly, anditi
mean.Ils Muore 11han1 hit says. lI ha.1.1tes,
cliss di st intIion. fit, is a good loser
Ioe's oil w:I the I 'niteId SItites
i rlo the lt, Nvorl. but' ho Ite li-,
ier lur. He obls Ilnd it lispe ' hli
\\ t- lieve tm a f thse old 1me o
tiit'i h Il' out y theo iti iii if
th ., b. tt. IT ' I'll. 'i'.this . rgaizition it
miht:uk thisI (1inest ionl, "M4id tlu- S. \
T . (' o throu h1 fil-, sevenI stage1_ s of
life, ad ihnnittie at a ripw old ngde?
we say, "No." for i livd throuht
tlrt only.odi e in liap Ill ifl
yot mti 1nhiood Ithe organ' izatiol died.
Nonte of thle b~oys, ever, saw active se
vice, ht ihe S. .\. T. C. left bhiid a
oinIerate ni ht tne I 11t11'th will not die
in as i.' fog r !( tnratiol l.
0o ahief .1im11 in lif ite is to l itv
1hat le mi elay die In appiness. AM
wth hon'taelfild. we bolive every sol
'lier was hlappy to receive hli.- di
charge,. anid, sinlce "thle whlole. is, <<p11.l
if) the Sum11 or it.; parts," we( ("In Itrl
say that0 thel . A. T. C. died happliily
n )eWmber the i't hwof th, niew lo'.
hnd)rediso aed iigiteei.
Ntevr an, lest uso h tope, will h h
nIc0"ss"IlrIy for thev field, whelre athletlic
honmors arv wonl andi( someltinlo-s lot
----- to be turn'led inito a drill field wherl
we are taughlt hlow to slay our1 fellow
mall. Withl the birthl of the new year'.
it h1as beeni revsolved to build dor-mi
tories, niot barrackis; edulente menvi, niot
solIdi"er: and, nst"Iad of "ostrig, h
cause of war, enleavor' to establisi teli
brotherlood of tmtan.
* "A .IT'L"ll NONSENSE NO *I
* AN) 'T11I-N."
Otn a recent visit. to IhIe city of bait
rtlls I hapinted ilpoil a very import
alit vcrtrf. council. As is tity cuslom
I nIvelr go to the city ilt'ss I siakt'
hanuds wilt ttmy fatier's (as well as my
owni) old friend, Maj. Watts.
In the I sI nun t't i mI, as youit all k niow,
lie anti his cronies seek thle shady skIte
toitgretgau e whtetre old Sol cani bteamt
lovitigly and warmly dovwn upon01 themi.
I iowever, when the witit t'omets around
Itle t'trnleris at the rate of 75 niles
chiilhotod nuio-rs atre I ideibl y con
ntiedt' wvith th le miajor.
I itsed to thin11k that Laurens hei I c'
only Ithr'e' inhatbitants--.(ape lilamns,I
tese atrte tithtree thuat- I'a atliways
'iuottd as teling Jokes toverl which hte
Tht wind0( was btlow ing ia gae t'halit
a grteat 'onrl avye. "Wha i t's thle meet -
I e'trinig troutgh Itny S pets at thle
of the~ l'enae T1able"' answteed the
yountgest. matn who happlilened to lbe the
lion. F~ea utest one, of Gr, een wood.
'"Allo meVti( Aitnlt. Kaite, to InItroductte to
you thte old 'igor, Clemietnoat," and
the Majot' atose and gave an old titte
Sother'tn ho withat would have punt the
dapr ilittle II Frienehiman , poliIte thouotgh
Iho be, to shiatie, "and Lloyd-Gleorge,
lhe lEngl ish prtemnier and,"--ut com
ing so sudden-like into so mucr fame
antd great ness, I found mii yse'lf weak
and dizzy. When 1 did get my breath
I faitly gastped----the one tilteStiotn that
a Sout herntuor would natutrally ask,
"What. are you going to die with cot
WithI that the l'ngl ishi Premletr, A.
Ihuff, gave a snort, fot' lie lhas held!
"'Sitte enoutgh Major, whetn do yoit
.1 think thle lirice will go, uI?"' ''My dear t
Ma dame1, jutt aiS soton as 'wve Frencith
get into flhe market.'' Anid mayb'e It
youii that Cold Point, alias iiliah P'oit.
is still ott the imapi in Laurei tns c:'ttnty!
ilndlt hi- irdi it? Wel'l. i: inusio~ whetr'
bloisomeltd torthI in liha. city on the C.
& WV. C.
QOn \i'r Nichols, a Vtomni vankeen
has invented "the Liberty Cotton Chop
per", Now was it not typical of Lau
rens to lot an Invention within her own
bounds be manufactured and sold
A dyed In tho wool Southerner, Mr.
'Chapman, has Invented the long-hoped
for nut look, that whon you turn the
nut on nothing can loosen again. .
I have sent word and sent word to
that man to bring his invention up and
let ine see it. I want to be publicity
agent and go halves, but so far lie has
falled to appealr. Holwever, I want you
all as witnesses, for no less a person
than his good lady said I surely minght
have the Job. And so I'm beginning
to tell It aloud. lie ha.h been offered
a handsoime sumn for the patent and I
suspect he'd better tako It. You know
how sone smart. Yankee got the tele
phone Idea away from Mr. Workman
and D r. Wofford at Clinton made him
a model of two little coaches wit i the
first. coupling-pin ai a Yankee got
'T'le third bright fellow, .\If. Wheelert ,
is a hunich of inge'nuit". lie 1 is all the
inl ilvetilng otii in ar- ns his
cal- .(n k ros-ne atil l:1s son 'thtig to
hich oi tha Ilord aimi ets dowzi in
i i Ili s '111(l t o lls !
()'j Milh the i:gv nm ofi
Neool youri eyes; onl Cold P'oint. I lell
.\it if is v ry much on 1ilm ma ! Ma
h(. wh-t(n all 1114- Sh1 klvs cona. rolling I
il. Ilte hblue print that was made wh'len
ill- towi was first l i'isttenled High
Point iltay loamterialize yet, antd tihe
str'ets and parks Will be a reality.
Good Illuck to oiu inearest s isteri town.
ligs and Art Squa res just received.
Iat est palter*ns, reasonably priced.
S. M. & fi. if. W1141(Ic & CO.
INDIGESTION, GAS OR
SOUR, UPSET STOMACH,
E-Ial onle 110h4-t ! P1u1. your stomach Inl
order 11ith1 Palle's DIfnpepsinl.
.%o wailit . ieals don't. fit
and you blch gas, acids and Iulndi
ge'st ed footd. W1hen you feet iidigs
lion pain, lumiti ps of distress in stoilaclh,
hlear'tburnI or headarbt. liere is in.
.Just aIs soon as you eat a lablet. of
Pape's Diapepsini alt the dyspepsia, in
digestion and stoiach distress ends.
'T hese pleasant. ha 'rmle'ss tablets of
Papte's Diapepsin always make sick,
ipset stomachs feel fine at once and
the y cost so little at dlrig store.
Colds Cause Grip and Influenza
LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE Tablets remove the
cause. There is only Ono "Bromo Quinine."
E. W. GROVE'S signature on box. 300.
you in peace---g
"carry on" with
In clothes it meu
look best, and f
correct style. Y<
bel is a guarante
Cepyrlaht hart schaflner & Marg
We are show
"No Name" ha
feels. You ca
Calomel Users! I
I Guarantee l
Your 'druggist gives back
liven your liver and
you up without:
'l'here's no reason why a person
shoul taike sickeing, enlivatling cal
omel when a few cents buys a large
bolle of Dodson's Liver Tono--a
perfect substitute for calomel.
It is a pleasant, vegetablo liquid
which will start your liver just as
surelyras clomel, but it doesn't,
make you sick and can not salivate.
Child ren and grown folks can take
Dodson's Liver Tone, because it is
Calomel is a dangerous drug. Jt
On account of sh
help and the hi
having to pay for
labor, we are foi
products into cat
possible. So we
and hulls FOR C
good for your country in
etting the best because it
mns all-wool fabrics because
t best; it means careful tail<
>u'll find these things in our
e of it; absolute satisfaction
Drop in and
- look over the
SHOWING SPRING I
~ng early Spring Models
t. Jam one on your head
n't beat it in looks or w<
LAURENS, S. C.
.isten To Me!
odson's Liver Tone
your money if it doesn'
bowels and straighteii
making you sick.
is mercury and attacks your bones.
Take a dose of nasty calomel today
and you will feel weak, sick and[
nauseated tomorrow. Don't lose a
day's work. Tako a spoonful of
Dodson's Liver Tone instead and
you will wake up feeling great. No
more biliousness, constipation, slug
gishness, headacee coated tongue or
sour stormach. Your druggist says' i
you don't. find Dodson's Liver Ton" *
nets belter flain horrible VA loie
your money is waiting for you.
ortage of clerical
Yh prices we are
'cotton seed and
eced to turn our
;h as quickly as
are selling meal
war is good for
saves. Let us
they wear best,
>ring and good,
clothes; our Ja
or money back.
of the famous
and see how it