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VOLUME XXXIV. LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 1919.
EVERY F4RM[R WILL
BE ASKED TO 8GN
Pledges to be Placed In
Trustees of ERch School District will
he Asked to Put Pledges iII the
Jiands of Every Farmer in the ('oimr
ty. Entlusiasti c Meeting iI the Court
'Ahe meeting held In the Court H1louse
Friday, in the interest of the caniaign
for cotton reduction, was largely at
tended by representative farmers of the
county and a number of business men
of this city and Clinton. MvIr. W. L.
Gray, chairman of the cotton reduction
committee of the county, was elected
chairman of this meeting and Alison
Lee named secretary and treasurer.
The )roclamatlon of Gov. Cooper, un
der whic.h the meeting was called, was
read by the secretary as was the cot
ton reduction pledge. Later discussion
of the pledge brought out tire fact that
the central committee at Columbia had
advised the revision of the pledge to
allow it normal amount of fer'tilizer to
be 11ed inisteatd of a fifty per cent re-1
duct ion. It was also pointed out that
those desir-ing to sign some ot ier
Pledge than that speillically set forth
by ite centr ral committee col(I ili
catie their ldesire oil tlie back of the
pledge blan ik. W. P. 1Iarris, of Ow
iigs, If. 11. WoIrkimn, of Clinton, andl(]
If. S. Wallace, of the Shiloh section,
were el(eted a committee of th ree to
appoint stib-comuimittees in each school
district to Place the pledges in the
.hands of the farmers, to arrange for
public meetinigs in the school districts
and to take up with landowners the
question of ('hlanrging the customary
rent contract so that a portlon of rent
could be paid in other products than
(otton. At a later meeting of the com
ilittee on fle same lay, It was decided
to apipoilnt tire school districlt trustees
as pldge col milttees anrd these hr.1v
been ealled to meet in 1111ins Satur
day to advise 'wletiher or not they will
serv arid to actively launiichi le cam
An air of liesitation arid uireer'lalritv
pervaded tie assemblage wilen it. first
gathered, blt before tile meetirig was
over it app'a red thai1t tihe ui naniimoirs
sentimenrt was In favor of adheriig
:tricly to tie peldge. There wias talk
of social ostr'acism arid even more ex
treme treatment for those who refursed
lo sign the pledges and abide by them,
but the sentimient of tie meeting was
generally conservative, Mr. J. 10.
Jacobs, of Clinton, was- Invited In a
spedial Imiotion to address tie farmer's
and lie held the attenlon of the meet
ing for a quarter of air hour in an ad
dress whieh dealt with tie fuindamental
conditions uderlying tre present cot
I on situnatiIon. Mr. Jacobs spoke fr'ank
13y of financial coniditions, stating thrat
the banks of tire coumntry are heavily
haiindtcapped by gover'nmrent denmands
arid that conrserently the farmrrer must
d1erpeir m oore ruponr iris owni r'esourr'(esq
thiana inr tire past. in Ii nancinrg him rsel f.
Thei~ demrnanrd fr ('otton), ire said, has
bnein rot off' bothl by imnpoveirrihment
of thr ~oiord and by3 the terms of tire
a risti~lee. Conuntr'ies thIatI for'merly took
$:, ,000u ibales of Amner'ican cot tori
can net get It nowi because of tire block
adi' and lack of shipp ing. lInirl thIis Is
reeid lie said, lire fa rmrer's mrris
hold thieir cot toni if t hey wisir a bretter
i'ir e a nd must redurcoe lhir piresentI
cr'op if thPey id not wan t to rcante a
arrrluis aind threbiy depr'ess tire mar
ket. Tire mroment Pu rchlasers kinow
thait tire south has plaintedi a normrai
'r'op t hey wvill stay onut of tire mrark et
andl let it sag, wihereas if they believe
thIatI tire southr ill reoduce they 'wll
commenrnco to b)1d for tire present cr'op
in order to take cre of liresenrt aundc
futreIi necedls. It. will ire tori years be
fore noirrmal ('oi numpt Ion of cotton will
be resurmedl, said Mr. Jfacobs, andl thris
minrat he taken into consider'ation in
formurlahtinrg this year's as wvell as next
year's iplanrs. As a means of overcom
ing thiis situnat Ion, hre unr'ged tire plaint
irng of food cr'ops. Make meat, piota
toes, eorn arnd other food p)roducets at
home, ire urgedl, threreby r'edurcing farrm
Operatinag expense and leaving cotton
a a surp'ilus Crop. "Sioebody is go
inrg to get hurt on cotton," ire war'ned
his hearers and advised thorm to let it
AT 111611 SPEED
All Peniding Public IuinSIEess Attended.
Walk in Afternoon. Late Stroll with
First Lady of Land Brings Conges.
tion of Traftle.
Washington, March 3.-President
Wilson'tonight was ready to begin the
return Journey to the 'peace conifer
ence, having transacted in the seven
days of his stay in Washington all
pending public business except such as
will engage his attention at the cap
itol in the final hours tomorrow of this
congress. Immediately after adjourn
ment he will leave for New York on
his way to Paris.
Working at top speed on the last
full available day left to him in the
capital, the president cleared his desk
suflicientlyto get out for a walk this
afternoon with Mrs. Wilson, tramping
briskly through matinee crowds and
homegoing war workers. Large crowds
f6llowed them and finally the police
had to Intervene as traffic became im
iieded, Several times the president
stopped to speak to wounded soldiers.
After opening the conference of
governors and mayors this morning
President Wilson had his time clear
for correspondence and the signing of
bills until shortly after noon when he
received the new ambassador from Ar
gentina, Dr. Togas A. Lebreton, who
plreseited ils credentials. Later he
received a delegation representing
farniier organ izatioins w'ho promised
support to the league of nations and
suggested amendmen ts to the consti
It t lion. Secretaries llak er, Daniels anld
Hoiston called at the executive office
fiis afteriooni anti A. 1l itclell iciner,
who Iecoies I torievy general loior
row, conferred tolnight with the pres
In welcomlig the new Argent ine on
voy, .fr. Wrilson ex)ressed apprecia
tion for the friendship of the Soulh
American repui!!c and prcmised all
possible assistance for the mainten
ance of harmonious relations between
the two countries.
"With the return of more stable con
ditions," Mr. Wilson said, "many
dillicuiti e which still hamper us will
gradually decrease so that we enn1
even now look forward with holie to
thie 'ill resuiption of l. niormai I e
Aiong thte bills signeld today hv lie
presidet were thl rivers and harbiors
aopropiriation bi!I and 'the mieasure
itl h lii ig $2,700.,00.000 wo tr th or il
formal war contracts.
lan for Ilie predcint's depar1-turei
reinilied unc ged ton ight. lie will
"o fro )I tIa en pitol to tile train Iomor
r)o;w. Arriving in New York about 8:30
ii. m.. hi will Po direct to the Metro
IolI an i elera hlollo(se to speak on the
leagli of nations.
No Seed Coton tiHBuying.
Col. .1. II. Wlarton, w ilie i the city
Monday, stated Ithat the local delega
tion had sicceeded in havin:g a statut
passed prohibiting the bl)ying of seed
cotton except during the months of
April, any,. Junte and July. About teni
cou ties, inclutditng TLaurtens and (Orcen
wood, nyere inicludied in the bill which
was intitroducted by3 Ithe local delegation.
alone at le'ast to the ex tent of not de
pending itpon1 it as a business. Mir.
JIa'obis (did not recommtiend or 01pposf'
Ilie use of fe rt ilizers, leut sitggeste(d
that wvher'e cotton is reduced thle f'ert
Ilizers sliould( he uisedli uder o1ther
crops. Othier addrtesses were mtadle by
Drt. ii. K. Aiken, J1. .\. Powers, Laang
C. L. (Coats atnd others. Thei( coni(sesu
of opinilon appeare to Ih le that. rediuc
I ion shou (1le e made biy t hose whio
;iatnt lar'ge as well as small aereages
ini 'ot ton, so Ithat all woul d he paced
Onl anj equality. i. Finley piolinted out
that the man wvho ia now lelanttig a
small aereage in cotiton is making a
lar ge proportion of the cottotn cr'ol
and hiis prolis woul 1(be Iicrea sed
irah ler' thant decreased by a genetalI re
dluctioti of acreage. Dr'. W. II. lial
itrged thait pressurie lie br'oitght to hear
oen land-ownier's to be libetral .withI rent -
irs Iby allowinig a pprt. of the tent to
be' paid in other products Ithani cottoti.
For himself, lie said that. ho was will
lng to do thIs wvith tenants on his
Th'le committee of school disriet
trustees, which Is to meet hiet'e Satur
day, is explected to pllace the matter of
('ottomn redutct ion squtar'ely hefote the
armet's and to leave it to them whlether
ot' not they wishi to reduce the acr'eago.
PLANS IN MA
State Highway Engineer, Coun
County Highway Comi
J. Roy Pennell, state highwvay engi
neer, met with the county board of
commissioners yesterday to discuss
various projects of road improvement
In the county by which It may take ad
vantage of the federal aid for good
roads. Mr. Pennell Informed the board
that Laurens county could secure its
yearly proportion of about $22,000 for
permanent road work provided a like
sum were provided by the county. Or,
lie said, the county's total apportion
ment for the next five or six years, ap
proximately $100,000 could be secured
at one time though he hold out no
promise of any more aid until this time
had elapsed, unless other counties still
neglected to take up their share of the
appropriation. Mr. Watts stated after
the mecting that a joint meeting of the
state highway engineer, the county
board of commissioners and the county
highway oenimission, appointed to ex
pend the $300,000 boned issue fun1
Woulld be held T'I'll rsday when Ile ma t
ter will be taken up ill detail an(d sonie
settlemiint arrived at. Incidentally,
Mlr. Watts statrd that the 'otty board
of comm il ssion rs woild Proceed at
once, as Inst rut ed il ile act provid
ing for thle bond issue, to sell tile re
maining $150,000 in honds to be siubject
to the warrants of tle highway coi
Prior to the meeting witi the high
way engilneer, the board of commission
ers held a conference with represen
tatives from LFaurens and 'lint on look
Ing toward Immediate action for pei
manent road improveiint. Mr. Geo.
TO IEEM111UT11IFY PU1111LIc SQUA,u .
ettTr L.aui resns ('lub .obles w1l1h ('oun
ty Suiper'lsor to) letid-Ify Court
A conunliltee from the lletter 1Laurens"
('lub met with the lloar1d of Counly,
('mmllInissioniers Ystrday and got Ilw
boad's conseiit to a co-operative eft4 t
to b~eatitify the unlsi:,htly sqluare sur
couitilinig the cnt it houise. This civic
or1ganii:ization has had a fund on hand
for some timel: which was raised pr1i
mar1 ly for fhis pirpose a nil it will tw'
expended uilder tihe su pervislion of tile
supervisor as soon as arrangements
(nin be perfected. A committee from
tle orgainization has been appointed to
take the matter In liiand. This onliunit:
teo is composed of Mesdatmes W. I).
Fer-gisoi, 11. K. Aiketi, .1. -I. Hennett,
J. I. Tleigue and John N. litldgens.
THIE PTBLIC INVITED
TO'( PUBLI( S3101mR'l
(lhamsbeir of ('ommiere~ to Havie Big
3Mectinig Next 3Monday N ightf to Hear
The (Chambn er of Cointierace is turn -
Ing Its r'egir month11 lly meet ing niex
Mondayi nli iighit in to a smioker' to w~htih
the pubhile of thle ('omiintity and14 slit
touind Ing t err'itorty is Invited. Se'vera'lI
pubhl Ic speakeis have beetn InvIed to
at tenid, among themt .. Collier, indus11
trlial iigent oft the C. & \V. C. r'ailroad4.
The mteet ing *'ill be a gi't- rogetherii af
fair in the Interest of llauritns andil its
surr toiininiig t erri'tory. Thel su bject oif
life' stocik mar0 ket insg will be discussed
by AI r. (Coller'. Thlie farmers of the
cou ty1 aire particul arly I nvuie to at -
teni~. The meieting will most. probably
beO cal led to orde(r abouilt 8 o''lock.
('0e1 Cola Plant 3Moies.
Tfhe Laurens Coca C:ola plant, wh'ich'i
has oc'cup ied'i the ( framiie bldin1g on the
cor'neri of Sou th Ilarper anid I lance
str'eets, has taken quar'ters in1 the Gray
buildings on Sullivan street opposit e
tihe old Robinon H ot el. The plant
is occupying two of the stoic rooms,
which ha've had cement foundat 1011s
iaidI in thleml and beeni in ot her. sways
implirovedh. Two doors further upj the
stieet Mr. W. Is. Gray, owner of the
butildhing, is havIng a cemient fouinda
tiIon lii in one stor'e room andii other'1
ipr'ovemnents made for the Macheii
Motor Car Company, wvhich wvill o'cup~y
it as snon as ile work is comnpnletd
ty Board of Commissioners and
Al. Wright, of Goldville, who is one of
the boari'd of highway commissioners,
was pireselt and pointed out the obli
gatlon of the board of county coninis
tion of the board of county commis
sioneJrs to sell the road bonds immo
diately so that the money could be used
as the voters directed In the 1917 elec
tloll. Supervisor Watts and the other
omissioners, rlessrs. Moore and
Blakely, at first expressed a doubt as
to the proper course In the matter but.
after Mr. Wright's clear pres9ntation
of the subject and an examination of
the act they agreed with him onl the
position whlich he took and decided, a.
above stated, to advertise the remain
ing bonds for sale at the earliest date
Mr. Watts stated that it would not
be advisable to attempt to sell the first
block of $150,000 in bonds, which were
turned down by the purchaser, as the
mat ter was in the courts and could not.
he disposed of Immediately.
While talking of roads, Mr. Watts
stated th. Ie and M\r. Cuninghaim, the
ouily enlg ineer, had succeeded in fix
ing mny;in had places in the roads in
spite of the ver'y wet weatill and IhatI
le hoped to reach those that had niot
bieen fixed at an early date. While In
the Ielilng above referred to Nlr
Wright thanked him for the excellent
work which had been ldone betavee
(oldvilie and Clinton. Similar work
has been dlone between Cinton and
14aur elns, inluedi ng the t.op-soiling of
the veiy had place at Parks Station,
hit this work has not, yet b)(een (1inte
OFFIC'ERS AT I1031E.
('aptin ililceey aild Lieutenan, t Todd
Allir to I,iiuren~ls.
CaIpt. W. It. ihefey, Jr., andi Ilieut.
.aines C. Todd of IIIe Three lIIIlndred
nd Sevelty-tirst Ilfali, which Ias
demobilized filurn tho pa1st week a1
Camp Jackson, are at home with their
f:tiI ies. Cilpta ill tic y was a m -10111
Ier of the IouIse (tf I e'-Sen-II It ive
w e hI e l ecei d ,hI co mI i .j iiln al
Port Oglethlorpe, and4 he, with ieut-11I
ant. Todd anid Lieutl. Thos. 1). Lake, of,
Lalrens, was i assiglnd to the Three
I IlIl(lneld aIId Seventy-first Infantry,
comaposed of niegro troops froli Soith
Canolina anl1d North aroilna. o iellten
aii lt ake was killed Seplitembler 29 In
tle big battle in the Champaigne zone.
Pive negio soldiers from Lalirens also
mi lade ilie suprem-llle sacr'iflee. Captain
R ichey was gassed dirilng the bitt l 0
and was in a. hospital for severn I
weeks. lie Is a lawyer and Is asso
elnted withI his fathier, W. H. Richey.
L ioutfenanlt Todd1( Is a lead ing younIig
butsiness man of the city, a son1 of Mr.
andi. Airs. J1. W. Todd. Th'1ese oflicers
haive been1 giveni a warmi wvelcomel
Wr. L. Irlays a Visitor.
Mlr. 3M. 1. unayes. f'ormiet p ropietorIi
of I layes 5 & Ill Cents Store of this
city, hbut no0w (condulin~ lg a siilair es
111ab~lentf Ill Gaffney, was a visitor
Iln thle city Monda y, being gi veni r 0'
diali receptiloll lby is many ti fieinds
here(. \ir. Ihayes states that lie is en.
loylIng a titne buinilessi itn (affney,
whilch lie finds it delighitfull townl In
1bothi socil anld tiulsiness walys. Ile
hais recenitlIy anettuiredt a ctr al ly lo
''at ed lot on thle imain strleet anid is
miakinig plans for tile eirectlonl of a
miodern st oie In thle immeii dia te future c
(iaffney, lhe .states, is a hulstling towni
and( Is rapidly for'ging to thle front.
P'romioted at Wan t s.
Mr. Jul1 is Sitgr'eaves, wiho 1has 1been
doting cle~rla i w I~ ork ill thle office (of thle
Watts Mlills Company for some time,
iwas, given ai merit ed prlonmotIon last
wveek when lie wasq elected (ashiher of
thle Lutca't Batnk,.which ihas ifs omile Iln
tihe same building as the mill, and also
T'aymaster' of thle mIll. Mi'. Sitgreavyes
wasl emlo1yedl in te miill 0flicelbefor'e
lie ing called into goveri nment 'serv ice
at C'harlet'onr and1 was given 111 01(1
place whiien lhe retur ined in l ie with
the mills' poll1ey of reinstati ng re
POSTMASTEIR ,1AS. A. CiAIU)Y
DIED JEltE S.\T'ItDA
After Critical illness of 1wo Weeks,
Piissed Awiay lt Ilome.
.1a nies, A. Cardy, fori the past fotu
years postimiastert of the city, dieud at
his reslence on \\est M\ai street Sat
tairday mornig at 6:35 o'clock. Nir.
Clardy hal heen in decliniing health for
the past. Several years amd recently
went to Baltimore for t reatment. AftI
remnainilng there a few dhays lie retu rne(i
home in a weakened condition and
gradually grew worse until the end
Saturday morning. Death was due to
complications following a long asth
The funeral services were held Sun
day afternoon in the Laurens cemetery.
being largely attended by sorrowing
friends and relatives. The services
were conducted by his pastor, Rev. S.
If. Templeman, of the First Baptist
church, assisted by Mr'. C. B.
Bobo. The active pall bearers
were members of the otlice and
force at. the post oflice.
'Mr. Clardy was in the 67th year of
his age. Alore than thirty years ago
lie moved to the city and has resided
here since engaged in business, lie
was one of the city's best citizens ani
was very highly esteemed foir his
utialities of integrity and tip)igltness,
lie was a member of the First Blap
list chlireh and of Pal met to 1 odlge No.
P9, A. F. N1. lie was a biroler of tlhe
late Jonill .. Clardy, formerly probate
judge for Ithis colinty.
l'Aalt 1four years ago from the
idate llof tik deathi. .\lr. C(alidy bre.nmie
postioast e-r hire, lmving. heeln ajmii
'd by il'reside-nt Wilson tih' lat-1. parti
1f Pel-rutry, 191. lIe was a liaiive of
L-aurens county, a Soil of Ca110. .klmes.1
('hardly of' till Aloiint. (aillagher. sectioln.
iv mtairriel .\liss Ophelji llndersoni
tf the contoty, andI sh' survives, to
iethei with Ihe following sols ami
diaughters: B. 1,. Clarly, ,iames M1.
'lardy, Wells .. Clardy, I.. It. Cardy.
all of 1.airens, .\rs. l"ia nk 11. Cothran,
f iidgewater -N. C., aln(I liss Pear
(IlardIy, teacher. inl lite ily Schols of
Orangeburiig. The followinug sisters t
s(o survive: Airs. 0. It. 8iimons, lau
-enls' AIrs- W. C. Itasor, Cross, lilt]
\lrs, Dlr. Austin. Clintonl: .\lrs. Albert
lNay, G;rcOnlle 'and( .\Irs. \\. .1. .\loore,.
1101 i1i 'i ti-:___
WION C(Oiil 31-:N l)TION
l'ext of Orders (Whing. |-:Xploits (if Two14
lurens Officer' mm'nde'd ii'f (" I -
ii an14d 3eriforious Coiduct.
The text of tlh orlers issued by Aaj.
.1n. B1ailey oin I)teembr 27th1, in whih
.\latj. .1. NI. ilarkisdale, .\laj. It. It. Toldd
andk~ lAivuteni. 1). E.. 11iarneot. wr
.01 n I'lnded for'm ga1lh,1n1 and( nwlritoriu
'ond utict un der fire, has been rekied I
by frields of the olliters in hanrens
tIi the explois for which ilmse olli
'.s wei iommineniled will be read of
with pride here. The general or'dr was
printeud in the Adlvertisetr on Feb. ;,11h1
intd tlie rcommetlation as to laiet.
Itirnett was pinedl'i in the following is..
-itt. Th'le followving (il-ters were in
referen-ice to theii irerii t wo otlicers:
.\la.io r J. .\l. Iltark sd atl , (. .\l. C'., 1)i..
visioiin artermuiast r- ]"ori loyal, un
'a ilingj atteion hh to dty: fori iiiusiiual
-ner'gy, /.';ii andi lrs(-verla nut' and1 liir
wher-iebyi theii dail 3sutplieis oh thei' I i
Visionl ini spite of iilimitedi transporta
lion and (c ounless t dilliculi te incit
riach thel' troopis.
Tiodd, \ wileIt ini ('ommand~lt of a lat ttalion
(ol th riihtiit of the Fir'st .\rmy, did,1
right and right reari, biy exposing his
iIwn'i plersonl with ('lt iie dlisregard to
his gierstnali satfe-y, in.iiirc his muen
with contilenee and insuired thlirt
teadintess u nder'Ui unustual trin g condii
tions. Th'is niear A'lan hetulles, Fra ace.
rmn Novemtbeir 9thi, 118.
Lecumi ni ( raty ( our i.
Theo next lyciium attriact ion at thie
Gray~~ ('ourt-Owvings institute will lie
\Tirs. Witliamu (alvin ('hilton, mon1o
stories froim sutherin writers. This at
iaet ion ill aiipiear onl the evening of
Mlarch I15thI anid Is said( to be' amiong thle
Ibest of thet t'nt ire seriies. \i's. Chbiltoni
Is a t alIentedi Virig in ian wihio has forged
steadily13 ahe(adl itn her chosen Pr'ofes
shin, so that shte is in grecat deman on (1
thte lyceumn platfor'm. Those who fail
to hear her will miss a ranl tent.
IS VOTED DOWN
Citizens Refuse to Accept
CItIzens Vote lin n Contract letween
fReedy- Itiver P'ower Company and
'ity of Laiiurens by 92 to -11. Little
Interest DIslphiyed in the E-:lection.
fly a vote of 92 to .11 the ('itizens of
LJaurens yesterday refused to ratify
tle proposed contract between the City
of Laurens and the Reedy River Power
Comipany. Only about a fifth of th
qialilfled electors of the city voted. Tho
following was the vote by wards:
Ward,( 1 -- - - . . . . . 5 11
Ward 2 .. ..............
Ward 3.... ............ 3
Va rd :3 5 1(
W~rard .1 -- --1--. .... .. .. 1
WaNird 5 ...............l(; 37
Ward t. --. --.-. ...... .. .. ) 15
Total '. -. -. .. -.. ..-. 1 92
What steps will be taken to sipply
tihe city Wit) vlrrent are as yet unii
knhown. The nneil wiIll probably Ial
uip Ihe a i ttl r at its n t riegitlr Imiet.
ing or at a (a1l(il meting.
1-11 i llI V. .1 I|(sTl 111 1 IN)
IS N OT 5('l1-:l~i'i,.:I)
South (artotlia Tiroopiis I0t'imnsin Over-,
senas f'or Ti P.lart of liu- (iroup.
Washing1on, .\larch 2.-itivisions of
the. .\nerican expeditionlary force nowv
S(eihilled as y(et for relurn lionie havo
an amregate strengtlI of approxilliate.
lY 22.11,41 In enl onl Fe brun ry 1 1. arcor-d
ing to figures ilade public tolay by
tIhe var depamIlnilt. Te are the sev
enl rg lar divisionls, the Thllirty-six II
(Texas IIn(] Oklahonia National Gsuard)
aind 1h1w iht-li (North arnd South
Carolina and i'lorida), National Army,
a1iti -:ighty-veigth lNorth lDakota, Alin
lmv0:, o a and( Illinois , Nationalt
(h-ttal Perling has forwarded m,
clultI shw ngth schedle prepar:e1-o
on l'ebtruary 21 for tht return of lit)
(11114-r diviSions. The sulbstanic' of 01h)
chalts already- beeni puiblisi Show
ing 1114 divisionls asignied to retur1-1
during,. .\larch, .\pril, M1ay and Junle.
The tale s thows that (if tho -12 di.
Pershillg's force when th' arm istic
was sigin'd, [iv'e complt' divisions. th
Fort iet h1, l'orty-tirst, Sighty-tiirtd,
'.iglity-sventh and Ninety-second and
ttait tIf Oe Elghill regillars, have It
til'd home or. a. o tini' way haelc
while St'el divisions have bee 1 skel
ctonized, the Thllirty-firISt , Ilhirty
foulr(th, Thllirt-1 - ighIlh, Th'lirty -nlin11th,
Seventy-sixt h, i'ighity-folrth - a II d
The iihlty-lfourt'h l)lvision, Mielhi
gan andit W it'ilnsini Nat ional Armlty,
is the only tdepttt division of thoitse re'
sI tigt II is given. T others ill
illranc' range from 2s.:t;x men in
t' ser t rte nIl arlIis) to 1!!,is: in the
StVtit). Natiil.\m is I 1the itlrgest'to
I . i;t' Tiwenity-sixth 4 New t'gng..
lt-Il T irty~-seven't' h l ( Ohijo, is t ho
sumallt'st divisitin in4 this groupii with
Ma hrylaiml P'ennisyvaniai andi l list rict
tGin against1 t' full wa rsftreiI th
,'E lit' a .ii"iia l 1tt(' 11lEEis' iit'1igo
,lre ulAssoei~ttl illi onl ito b. 'hil
at 2Trtinitylck d)ee cho or lione oni
Te anullig.odrs etigo
Assoitfiion illc 4 h on h ldi at Is rillity
leige achool ahiou avey Maeb i,
vingi yerwill bie ii iged toat this
thmeeting at rn hil'fin