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'VOLUViH XXXIV. LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 1919. NUBiBB 36
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TO RAIS[ IUND
FOR J[WIS1 R[1Iff
Willian Solomon Chairman
$3,000 ASKED OF LAUR.
Mr. ,4A1fmon Issues Statement iI
w1hiah He Points Out. that, Relief Is
to he 41ivn to All Peoples in Areas
in which Jews Predotminate. com.
Air. William iSolonion, chairman in
tlii eounuty for the Jewish relief cam
ilign has appointed committeelmin
for (Nfrent sections of the coun
ty whom he has asked. to serve faith
fully In raising the amount of money
reutietd. In hi s tdtement Mr. Solo
tuo nmamke's plain that this money is
to be dist.ribilod to distressed people
of Iliddle Eu wro', imong whom are
'nany iettille.. Who i1nst he served by
Jews if served at all. This county is
aiked for $:1.000.
r. S-,olonlIon' s.g stalemont to( the pub
li i as fopows.,:
To- Pl ople ofr Lauren-'is Couity:
'1G -n i1 as w1 ll in :. mintriesH
r anll the 'Jows of theo
nu ta h veinlaulgku-ated a C:un1
For t ir 4li4 f. Lart un.
h,1i(d it) givo $:3,006 tO .t his- fundI(
" h i : of thle county for tils
rh e1' a the' p1opl( of 11hN
114 11 l t 11 1 Ii'l 4 I14
1mM for theijr el. lreu(03
I have 1n11 ted 0o1tittes in dIi..
lelit loaliltis and Will ask 1110111 to
vor diligently for. (lie Cause. I will
po'hkpe e to give the CoIIIIittees
a lih(rally as they call ill cash.
i sure that I,uPren1s ouilnt ly will
ia hrelt as Ire inl this caipa i:.in
has in all or the others. I will
:tak tl).t the iministrIS of the gospel
"1 '' lluoo! 'aCherI t10s fimpress upon11 thle
"1 I 1h4 5 d1 of this help.
'T'he followi ng mmi0 tt eei)en have
ho4n4l appointed by Mr. Solomon:
C. . alle. reasu rer fo Tmurens
1(r1n1 Presby3teran Churlh---L. I
lIak~ well, 1. It. Wilkes. I. F. Flem
IIW. -Mr. Dr. Teague, Mrs. Dr. Aiken.
Larens Haptist ChuchI. C. Ow
I. anks, W. P. ThoIason,
11-thl"r - rr. MI. )om vhs
Laur'n MAlirhit ChuirebI -- I
Nickels. ..P. Tolb rt . 1 ~.Terry, M_ s.
C.- 1141 Ail irs. Nickels.
Waterlro, --.l. IT. Wharii t on, .J. C.
Mo ntile .4. ie1.yo
M'in1 Rahlph W\ilsoni Chi4ri4 Ow..
. il'arld l . r
T ni Rie . ,.g ~ i
.4 Tiaver;n W\. A\. halndwin, Mir.
/ ' II. 'I' rn gs . 0.7 i s, .
Wrier Old el--.W ei Wln, C. 0.
W14 rt o w Wis n - u ti.ra i
('n.-. ranha.1.Teny hn ihad
lleyi.IT Scool M . W.'e n. M.
OWf. t1e3N. ood. .. Will 'Mr
S-rndy 'Hi-. . ustin, W. . l
Won.i. H MIRyd. T.flhrEISr
M. It. POOLE DEAD.
Probably Largest Luandowiier fin the
County, ]Ied tit Local Sanitarlium
Malrtin 1). IProl, probably the larg
-st land owner of the couty, dtied at
tiie .11lia IHby sa nilarilim Sunday af
!vrnicon after -ana illness of seveaal
wev(l-. AN few weeks ago he was car
ried to a Coliiilla sanitairiim to seek
"elbsf, Init was broight back hete
hen it was found that. little hope
eoild be held out for hiIs recovery. is
rianghter, aIs. Rt. J. lkanid, of Sumfter,
wa s at Ils beldsid. throuinlout his sick
ness. The fineil seirvies we're held
at Lana;1"ton cIIuIrcha Suniday. the se'
vlces biIg conducdtd by Rev. J. It.
Willi ams and Mr. C. B. 11obo.
Tle deceased was 77 years of age
and is survived by his daighter, Mrs.
U. 0. Bland, of Simiter. Ilis wife, who
was a native of Spartanhur'g county.
died many years ago. After the Civil
War. in wihh lie took an active part.
he returned to hiIs home in Seutffletown
oiwnslip where Ie suietessfIilly en
- Aged In farming aiid built )1 p a large
estate. 6oiinag in'l tle ngihborhood of
(1m re-es of lan1d. It" (tieath hriemove'
'M of the pictiuries 1tile f1guT'es ofi the
11. S. 314OR|-1 DFAD,
P'tilt ii I V.Irllo
er~i itf (dunty IFnrm tlemonastiroltor
i t his I1mei in liviw Tow.,
u t . Na 1n
11'1n' 'ir int iI t I a a-lm 'k ; a; I
41 l i ritos111": har;Ich
" w~wnville, Moim!ay afirl i'gg,
1!r. .\oore w a Con feder , .I
I for Imir years a aeauiemb--r of 1h
fa h 11 ";I a othi Carolina t u .
wl-ich did sich vali'ait service under
n.i i iral Jo-:;uh Johnston. ItI' '\wa':
a life-long iemibei r if Stadi "
Springs Htaptist church, of which he
ieid been a deacon for about 50 years.
Tihe deeased is survived by iII
wire, .Mrs. Emma Hlenderson .\oore.
who is a daughter of the late lev.
It. L. IIenderson; the following chil
dren: Airs. luia lIff, Mrs. S. V. Parks
and W. Breaker Moore of Greenvile;
c. A. *Moore, of Clinton; II. M. Moore,
of Simpsonville; P. W. Aloore, of
MaryvilI, Tenn., Rev. J. Fii'man
MpAore, of Greer; M. 1). .Moore, of
ln4ureCns; Miss Milnhnie Moore and 'Mrs.
It. 1'. chiles, of Greenville, 11. F'. 1).
-1: and a sistr Mrs. Susan Blakely. of
(Chopper'is Hadl Big llfTme
Tle 1Laurens delegation to the Wood
men convenlion In Spartanburg last.
week returned home after enjoying
the convention to the fullest. eytent.
I'lriens conity was highly honored In
tie, ollleers and delegates elected. MAr.
C. A. Power. Past Ilead Consli , and
Mr. J.. . .Iohinson, of Gray Court, (will
attInd it Sovere i Cami at Atlantic
City. while .\ir. It. .I. fsangston, (of the
MTaddeni' sect Iion, was electedl 1lead
is'orat, I)r'. I2. i.:. I ishiop, of Wat ts
.\ills, irec'a eil a flthttearing v.oteC for' the
o~ieof lind t Sentrmy, buti w.~as anostal
'* - IFridauy afternioona at four a
.' lk wlih Miss Iieaasie Itlad.
W1. V. Eiec'hetbegera Priomtoted.
'The fienda; here of W.. C. Iihei'i
het'ger', foamei' memb er' of thle police
fotce, will he glad to hear' that lie has
ben appilointe cht e ie dtective atndtert
the' law~ en forcemuent act of the -t atea
legisl atur ae. Mr a. i'lhielber'getr huas
been on thle caonstabul army force foir
somea time, opecratinug chiefly ar'ounid
Charleston. lHe annlounces that lht
will amake his 'headqartiaater's in Fli'
IEkomn-A. RI. Tfhome, TI. J Cooper.
Pr'ospect-J. H1. Power, .J. A. WVof
Hecaver'dami-Mr. Frank Fuller, M. W.
All eote di'trit where no com
miittee is appointed will please give
what they are able to the near'eat, com:
mittee to them or send direct to L. 0.
. anile. trensurer.
OF CITY COINCIL
lield 3Ionday Night.. Ilesoltitmon Adlopt.
ed Callingr for an EIle(tion on P1ower
Following the appearance of Mr. N.
I. DltI before the City Concil Mon
dlay night a motion was made by Al
dermani .ione:s which was later adopted
that. an 1 'lection be. ordered, as sug
gestd in the public meting Friday
Ilight, onl the qlestion of accepting
the terms of the Reedy River Power
(Company for a qperiod of five years.
The motion Imade 110 mention of a pe
tition for the election nor as to a date
on which It shall be held.
After much deliberation the council,
upon motion of Alderman Bishop and
second of Alderman Jones, decided to
exercise liniency In the Sunday laws
so that (rug stores would be allowed
to sell cold drinks duiring 'certain
hours of ithle day. Dr. J. II. l'owe ap
peared before couneil at the request of
several aldermen to explain the dif1
culties of carrying out the Sunnday
tTpon mooti1on of AldeImlanl Jones sol
dii's w%,ilI not he liable for street. taxes
for the years 19 IS and 1919.
U'pon a representation of the coie
Iry ssocia tfi tihe council aullthorizied
th ma1yor to convey to tle cemetiery
esocia ion i ,, sn d ab~ou :3 1--2
lces (o land in thw netery in which
thle OfiN. still holds "1 1t1 .h ilb t whichl
Ens 1"a: h en Imt to ceinloltrN, use.
CLINTON l1OSl'ITIT .T V
lUti'r o(if Coiity i'hysl'ianis lfeld Itt
;onl ll pit al111.
Clin It n. .\l. n-h 21. The I.;uren
('olilly .ledial at;Soviation held its
ila montily mieeting liwre i mi iua v .
the Citon 1 llliital frlom I to 7 p). I.
Th' aI ' ria tm t ucd w ('amlie on the inlvi I aI(iIn
of 'r. K. . I Hays, the nev president.
and the occasion was a very dfeli du l
one in) every deail. Dr. Ilays did not
deliVer' an hadlriess as is clist ouary
when the inew president, takes the
chair, bit dlparted from the old ..s
tom a little and read an excel lent pa
per oil "Aitisepties in War SrgY".
The paper was very much enjoyed aud
lisletned to with much ile'rent and
pleasure. )r. It. It. Walker, of Lan
riins, read a very instructive pa.per on
"influenza", iwhich was discused hi
A After tie papers a sumptuous three
('ourse dinneir was served, which
sou nded all itle keys In the gamilut of
toothsome harmony. While the cigaru's
were oi Dr. IHughes, in a v'eiy witly
and approlriate little speelh, Iinn ked
Dr. Hays for his very delightful hosI
pitality. Those preseit. were: Drs.
Pace, Rodgers and Beason. Gray ('oti ;
Fennel, Waterloo; Teagie, Ferguson.
Dial. Walker, Bearden, Christopher
and Hughes from Laurens; Davis,
shIeely, Iailey, Young, Sr'., Young. .r.,
and1( Austjin C liniton.
N ew Auiitmoibie ('oncertn.
Th'i' \'incent .\otor' Car Comptiany i
thle st vh' of thle new tiru wh, ih ha;
r'epir butsiniess lere of the Iaurieii
lie ini (harlge of the; buisiness wvithI .r
('. N. .\eitityre in charge oif the r'iiair'
dlelartmientI. Tihie newv ('eteer wi I
handlle .\larw~ellI, K issel I anrd llaniisoin
('iars. Th'e f i'm will Occup fy the sameiii
biIld inig as; the former firim, it heing
r'epor'tediI itt the bildIig has been
bought by Mi'. FNarile Wilsotn, who is
also1 trav~elIig for the whiolesalIe de(
nart mentI or the L au rens .\! otr ('at'
Lecture on Fratnce.
Liut. John W. Wood will give a fec
I u'e on Frain'e, the WVar atnd his ex
Iteriences while there, at Mt. Gallagher
clhurich Satutrday night. 1t. W~oodl was
a membier oif the Old Iickory Dilvlsion
(the 30th), hut saw active servici'
withi t'he 29th D)ivislon in October
ar'oundi Verdun, and in the Artgonne
Forces. Hec was 'wounded, shot through
the chest and both hands, but saw the
THin dead who did( the shooting. The
tschooi girls ill have boxes and cakes
to sell. The proceeds will go to the
school improvements, The Waire
Shoals orchestra will furnish music
for' the occasion.
(OTTON CROP INCRE.\SED
IN Y1EA 29!
Total Number of 11biles of ('lI0;e
"6i11,d ('roPs of 1918 and 1917 In
W1el, 1). C., M.arcI 2 1. --1)j
1'r'( 11, 1'. Rogers, of tiell'mre
01 the t usus, Department of Coil
tmer'(, anilollunces the preliminaryr
port of Colton ginned by couinthi,
So hil ( Carolina, for the ropits f1 IS
and 1!i. The report was illade pubi
tic for Ihe S tate at 10 a. m., on ThIurs
day, March 20.
(Quantiities are Ill running ipdlt,
tolil ing round it half ales. I l ii er
are iot included.)
Count11y 191 !
A bbev ill e 21,311 23,2 .1
Aiken . .2.395 42.52 S
Anderson, .. .. .. 37.427 119
Bainbe(rg .35,329 2,39
ilarnwell .70,52 5 , 2 1
Ileauifolf. 9,75 ,78.5
llerkeley .. .. ..11,21
(alIho n . ..i .. . i519 ~
Charlestoni 17,118 12,087
Cherokee. . .1,1 I- 11719
Oh(ester... ..... 1,512 2 2
Chesterfield .. ...25,097
C"Ia rflndon . . . . .. .12 1 :1I,'I
I('olleton .. .. .....3,21 P
.\ arion .., 91 .. .. .
Alarlboro .. .. ... 01 1 ""
Ocone .. .. . - .
Orangebulrg. .1,11 . . .:'
'i k ns .. .. .. , 1
I zu I..... .. ......... 2 9.2m
U1tion... .. ..111i
Saltda 7,1; 1 2 8 0-4
Fl\Iai il1'Ih ,........7 0, 714
Williae my. ...
I 'ilotl 2.0,.haN.b ls..2 I I7rI
W I ehisid ........),972 :t ; 11.! 11;C
Yok ..2,311 2,7 I
aisimon.......2..5, :129 26,63.9
.V11 nd ro...............l.7, 58s
11' 411 -I'1 ,'35 11,201N
'l'0'I-d*. . N 5.695 I 11. 1
(il SW llIllI' I of('rheu61 disu 'icit ; OI t
lash I n on. Mac 5,. 1 1.79
kill. , 2,1 0l i 7
I liii 1 .uh-I ,20I1 hit ,ollS
1 i: le I a . . : V,:1 La I ,:
. ' II 1 :!.s I 1:. ,81:
It' I ie ~4'IlVll . I)10,-(1:Il 1.3,5:4
. l 12,t - S ,"
N'ol 1 I)ahta u . li G,7 eight : !,,nl;
dl i i(Iswhoi . 20,ie 0:as 210 15,98
Wr \1t TA Ni CII-CTa 5INS cn i
CosdbIcrease'aidtelf iNnI ahnwn Sour 1
ti'I a (1 Yerslicm Tax~i Itoedr 27.
Ash'Xingt11Lon Wl lirch 22 olleet aons
fromCi tohe f 'it iiiuartwet insetlhent oa
yict om ainroitsn ~ii taxes Xlas
IatrdInaty $1,000,000,0100 .1.0
int b:1ofg the II klenton dsprnicsoI
I)einay ie~eWterl ooi iand~ Croer
:111noranzed oa. we it .C
Wharto asguresidenthi H. il. beinea ic
prs ietn m r. than th. Arenasrsoe
rotry Tio hi: compan will- il wth-~
lrr Springs at er iandh-a bled
har nk n.s ii/- l ltn-r ax i
IE3 EiI. INOPOATD
lN uir<t:1 E Q Chti a-trl'rom t ive l ! ..'
The ro e flu"mrn--r
1m' Is(l F'a( a-id ml formahlly accup I
h111v following._, charitel granled nme -
Slate 1.h~a~r at ifs la:d ses;.;;( 1:
s T h A I-. . I za \\'. He:A|I. lry I
V. . lon 1es. . lrS. il e li ix amth \I na
Mlary I ergus.on, Rter, j. 1). P'itts. Smn
el Alc(.owan, N. ii. Iial and (1 I l('i
ing .lns, for. 'he list's and prw.
herin set forth hiE and they are orhe
hy, declatred andl ereated a body podlic
and corporate under the name and
style of Ihe eIa(urens Ceviseery Asso
cintionl of, Ilrens, IS-outh Carolina,
anld the said corporators and their
suvccssors shall be trustees for the
Said Laurenls Cvmllllery A ssov ia tt ion,
they shall elect Ilir siccessors in
otlie and till all Vacancies inl (ftlice
froi deallt, resignation 01' otliewise,
elect one of teir 1111111her presidetll.,
oie v'Ice!- presid eit, and One secretary
and tr'easurer, tlhiey' shall meet at least
once (vCr year. and tmake rile' and
rigu itions folr t1he performaite of
their dli s, and the lmlallagemntci) of
lilt, properly held by said association.
"Thal the said ILairenls cinery
\ ctio I i shl I sut ('Ied Owi tui bs.
oft i h lilt, I "o ', b ial or ih
lomb'.s 1l.1'rren. tor1i0 h own.:" I
Ilf lotii - l k tt ihm iin sull i table en:u1i -
jilI~ i.l: ! it '. th ir fAlt ir' :, in &o
lo ase a m annully a.eaonb
aioull it) lik p t : Aid lo t in thll .
inlt and litiei onditions anle t et
le all disputls btween' contidintg
claimann:. to lots or boundlfaric.s of lots
oln thig sid e (letlry lands.
"T Il Said Lar' soten aemdry a \oI
ti:tione shall he Itel ower to ltak
by comlemaid ,ion and compens (' r' at ion
such additional lands as may be need
ed for cfemtery l-ppose underv] tho
haws of this Slate as are provided for
11h1 taking and eonidemnilation of lands
bv railroad C-orporations and othier
sai ifS ao10SO takenlnd i.d for
Ili samle shall he bel inl felt simie
by the said IaurnS Cemetery ASSoCia
"This Act siI hate demd a public
Avt andl if Awll go ino ofel-tim -
diately l'Itt its approval by t Gov
r at Mil tlel charter hweroby tranld
hl''l c tin int prpetuiCC ity."
tat i1it I'a lt w 'r i ' n .
het'n H.f t. < ugh on o(fe as'iiir wa1)51
in tre. aetn \ar. .\ ThaI stte e
od itt al i ti r.I hadn \ie-fl 'Ihh-)
Is1kOXi \ is -ier :al)a. ' hi ta - 111 n o
get hold I i .\.oiti s o o: n I ie ('Ot I,' . ,(
oting .\tchlme It ifs afl100 if'fp
Slisti .\horte Cond ol Expe .,infl
IOfinian ton alngr onesiTon.rth
f'ts ofta meetg Mr. Wiizn Talle hr
afi~trh the lo'n resolutionlrad rn
(oop Ships Expected Sun.
day or Monday.
Troop Ships Expected to Arrive fin
('har11lesitn Sundathity Aorning an1d
'Trolops %,ill Immtiedliately Take
Trains for ('amip Jackson Where
'Thoe.v will eitemi Until iseiarged.
Charlestot, Maarch 20.--Olliclal news
was received here this morning by the
ters that, thle 11. S. S. Pocahontas,
whih saild from St. Nazal re on March
1 for -Newport News, has been divert
ed to Charlesitn and Is expected to ar
rive N1lrch 30 with nearly 3.000 oil
(rs a,(n men of tihe iirtieti Division,
bringini . the total number of troops
scheduled to debark hier1v wit hini four
da:lys up 14) ablout1 N,01111. ' 11- pi.%(sIlt
aItins are that 11he Kn in"in der
Hi di-rianidn wil arrive on alrcli 27,
r-nry m T-rcb '-9 j d th-e l'o
2 14'' MOIL
1 a l u iit a o h )p r..
Si A I inIisivo, total .il .1
21i 2 1'"7 wotn. There are also
bo(ard n al. 1 :n al 1,.mpany No. C.
I ditharged. on0 0flier and 23 men'
lso two 4'tal oflivers of the alr
servie .1nd one (ivilia". the total
nmther :aOard hing. 2.91q.
A" wiih the Iroopsa . of (he firs two
tralnsports, Iliest. nu1its will be sent to
''amp .ackson, where hy will be dis
(!'rged n)r sont to amps 'neatest.
theirt hoem town s. The enslial oficers
vill be handled here.
BIlG S13 '.l,10.\ N1-:
FOlR Rli.M11.\Y USE
First liel4ping iltain 41 Gitie b.) War
1.-'1nnn1011 ( 'orpoaton .1n1he .\p
IenI on4111(1 .\1)1)ro %ed~.
'SI Ihi I I on. \,Ma rch . - l'' 10
4i d1 1ll aS wa ; l11ed oday to li I- -
tor GenI I I II ins hY the watr finaln(ce
co 1r1 a i r, :: h 1 h - advail o
ro'1: adl :n a : . r a since1 it w. as~
- he t '10u.
*I r. - 1m an . 1 r i . 'ii-nn0
411r444na1 i I' I' f - -io:1hs wh1ich1
railroadI~ bonds and '1 notes The loanIt was
iniadie at t per (Pint, the same11 rate as i.
(1har gedl by thle .d(IireIctr genelral for0
mod45. advanceil(s t ailroads(1, and is py
ablle .ly 1.4, with thec right on thll p)art
of thie dIirec4 tr gener'al11( toi repaY before
aidmiinistrtat i(n1s ftu . -1hi(h Were ci
most exhtautsted'( ow inji to heavy de0.
tmands and the afilure14 of contgress to4
$710,000,000 for the rev~olving ftun.
rThe r'ailroad( admiinstrtallti is ex
lped ed to uthe mi 101ony for its m1Iloro
Laurens Negro Escapest.
Geoo. Watts, a Tanur-'ns county negro
(convictd o( (f mansla114ughltr at the Sep
(t1mb1er termh of 'ourt.L In 1918 and given
a 15-year sentence, ofscapedi from the
state farm in WIllIamsburg county last
week and~ from last reports had not