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LAU'RENS. S. P. k ilI I, 1), 1919.
In view of the Imiiaity of ideas and
the linitittion of space the usual effu
sion1s of I his t'oluintit will he givel ovei
to otheir iatters this week. The local
elecetric power situiation is stanldinig inl
abeyaince. little call .e added to the
cottol reoduiliol agitation, the good
roads are biving surveyed, tihle weather
is alrighit and Pies. Wilson is running
the rieaee con ference about as well as
we could do, so wty hotheri? Tim boy s
are ready 1to go to piress anyway and
that's the biggest t 1hing inl this shop.
ARMV OF'' Ki-AY3|-:N
NAV GO ON STIKE
'elei.rapjhers Oldeet to 1ethod of
Burleson. I'nit Orders Vole.
New York, April G. Balloting to de
0.1rminle whlether (tt, .10,010 Ilinetber-s
of the Voniunievial Teleg rapilels' t'n
Ion of Amnerica aid six aIlltinted un
Ions shall stik e as a protest against
I'ostimaster lha rhesoin's iinethods of
wire '0contrlol wals aut horized at a inteet
ing of the union's execuIive voninitee
hteie ton ight. hallots wete distr-iblited
returnable for tally at 1he union's
headquarteis in Chicago. April 22.
S. J. Kolellkalip. nationl president
of the union. ill an addrtess staed iltlat
the conteiplated stiki e was the result
of dissiltilsfat-tion over Ml. Ihiilesoin's
action on Irequests fotr wage adjust
iitn ts. Mr. l i esont also had iefus
ed, hie decilred, to abidet by President
Wilson's Iandalte that tlie rights of
worikers to orgaiize shotild not he
CiOOlDl1VF TO lililNE-,
linin1bow Divisidon 1.enintu Germnany
Coblenz. April -I The 1Iainhow 1)i
vision today heian sayiitIg goodbye to
the Itline. Soon aftier Ill o'clok this
iorning the first tratil llediIt out for
Biest. (arrying the division headquar
lers and thle unlits atta.ched to it.
The delttireit i of Oh liorly-seeond
aiivisioin. composed of National Guards
ien of 27 Statis. and the third divis
ion to land in -rance, is the first di
visional movemniitt of troops fort holit
from the .\iierican rm'iy of ocut-pa
Thlre trains will leave Ilhe station
near. RIteml e dail un11til April 11,
when the tail onds of lhe Itainbiov
will Set' thte last of the ithini'. It is
istlimtated that the itirie divislin ill
bei ott thle A\t lant i' a f'ew days later.
Why Wart Slins aire Sisld.
after'i the attistitce hail a total expen
dlituore of tore thtani :G7O mill ion piounids
5terintg. n tierteas th ex* ~petnituret ts tot'
thi seven weeks hiermt thei airmist iie.
at1 a 1titn' wihen' htostitlit its wire at
tthiir ijheit. .just eeedied :::. mil
liont. This indtientes that ithert great
natins, as well tas th l Ii'itd 1 tateus,
ar ie tindinig that they w itt reiuirei
foltoingti the1 tra t a ltan th-r dlid
iitoarr onii thei war for a year 'Thiis
aloy (exelains the ncessootitfthj mn
War Saving Sntops. Siol
' l'.eJtlicm n Is l''itts ileslittto at.
Air.( arderat ittbo has atige h'tuiln
the pgx hol oe o is lae i ts nowv
being t8 temoroco iarihaed b Aline Guy
W sall ~ton o wil t bal he e rman-.
he pro cds todilly invte tco t
pie alay. andtt box harly aot l'or
Sparln thtoolhouen t on Saitur e v-oOls
eng at. A:. S'iresk (stndaod tme.
A fmll admlasltonir' Of wt he chiargted.
t~Ihe oeds teo ie uedt for shoo iftn~
proj 1emenhts.t itm i and (lii o he cuh ti i
Full llg i'Attednc euetd
RALejhoJ~lN. 1 9, A. Sqie.ps f. the~
a ful atenanegt Iof '011 theongegatiIon
of P'al met to Lodge, No. 19,
SA. F. Al., wiltlibe held FarI
day ntghit. AprIl hIth, 1919,
at X o'clock. 'Ther'e wiitlibe
worik in the ~E. A. dhegre iu Memlco
beris ii ie nx'ged to attenod and gjsIj(ijg
11y ioder of
E. 0. Anderson, ii. RI. Niekels,
MUST HAVE Alli
W1. L,. (4ra1y, }Ohairmnul tof' Laurenus
Commnittee, ('alls for FlInni(IaIl HleiI
oni Part (if People of This County,
.\Mr. W. L1. Gray, chairman of tht
1illens committee oil cotton redut
ioll, has issued ant appeal to 1t fari'm'
ers and husine.sfs iiet of bau rem
coun1ty 101' filnanicial 118181sis C ill
lieting Ile local and state expenst
lincurred il organizing the cotion re
dulction nmovemenit. Mr. Gray returnl
ed from (lte meeting held inl Columbhn
last Thursday Very milch etulbarrlassedI
on account of ilt' poor1 showing whiiell
tis county -m1ade ats compared to oth
vIr counties, somle of 'which had col
leted over a thousand dollars foi
this calse. ThIe committee from ib.
c-ountly oudno( pledge butt $25 and
eveni this a1lnoulit was not ill hand
wite (lite pledge was inade.
.\lI. tiray's apipal is as follows:
To the Cottonl Iarmlers of "Lurens
I was s('(It as youril represl'eativi:
o tht St111t association of 1.o3Io1
growers of South Carolina. whicil In1et
inl Columblia os, the :11-d day of thiis
nontl. Tll convention was well al
Ieided by v('very coility ill lit state1
The reports fr-om 11he several .otllutiesF
showed a larked ieterminationl to Ie
duce aerevage, as well ar. fertlilizers.
Thev averaIge reduction inl aervage frotul
a. vareful tabulation of the reports
showedl a decrease inl the amitof
hand ill te state to be plalltid ill co(
(onl tis year. to be :3! iper cetless
than last. year. Nearly every cointy
m1ade a liberal conl[tribtio toi t e lit
filiacial call of the association except
I'aurenvis and one or two other counll
lies. Our treasulrer has received only
ttr.1.(, small cheeks for the aid of tlit
state work inl tis county,
Now 1113' friends, epin we lt'easiure
thle loyalty of the farmervis of outr counll
ty by tlie aimioiit of financial in1t'erecst
tihey have taIkeii in this drive oil the
part of the State assolelationl to protect
and stabilize the price of (otton1? \Wv
have inl 1ur1l els coun1y 11ine ballks,
five coton mills and almost unnu1u
hered mncehants and other businlessz
organizations besidtes one of tie most
thrifty farmling populat11ions" that there
is in the Soitl, and wheli 'nlled 1111(on
to contriblite oli or two thousand dol
lars for tlie pIuI5pose of promoting an1
or~ganizationl to secure and maintain
.a fair price for thiri chlief prodtil
Inainy of the-se Same great people like
aI "gun-shy" bird dlog, wvill gr-ah their
ha inl lianid and I-unl in Ihe opposite
dilt-ction for fear somtliiing is going!
to brliis, or a colleelioii will 'he call
edl for. Co-operation is needed on thec
port of all1 thet people to put thr1ough0
eat .Isi r't r that wil brlll i aboutit sll
factory results inl anly linte of busi
ness. Thlis frt grace bla will dowt
anly manl -revigiously, socially, finlane
ially or politically. God pi1y tile maln
who 'an't turn loose a niiekle. illess
lt is satisled that its rebounid will
fall inl iis owi coffer. Now oiu r t'i
tral comittlilet is called It ('.Iito CEO i
againi soon1. I am11 siatisfled it will lie
aI pleasurie tot' this botdy tof men1 to
to 'l 1 raitIbetweeni tifftenhiin11td red aiidi
Itwi)Io tosandt tdollars as8 her (1uota1 o
thle e'xpen'ists of miaking t his llght fill
thie illn trst of thie farm'neris of' tle
South I. I dlt'er ban 111k inlIi te countyl
w ithl w hom lie farmeil' rs dlus in ess,
wobtl lbt a t'redtit to the baniik and1( I
hli fto its friends. bet ('very bu~siness
man11 shuowi his appr11ecialton of his t'ns
ftmlers by3 sendtinig his chie'k to flit
t his Iight, showll his Ilyal' ty b st'ndt
ine his check at once1'1( to . lIr'. Ile
polifiitin show1 hiow hie tioves flit
dear 'farm'r by ctibting~t his
i hlt to aid ini winning tilt flih. I li1
air is (nlt thiiing, Iulling fil ft clisl
lie' d this tall In suhl a wtiayt as 1not
fto refleet ttpon11 yotiri tonty3 and4 0 not
Imba rts ('ur ('tmm iti wh wet iarI ol
C'aptI. W. IR. Rie'y has acc(tetd a11
inivilatioin to make an adcies at thn
Flemiing school next Tuesday' iiight Ia
6:: oi''lo(k. No admission will be
e'fg'ed and1( thie public Is cord'ilally' iln
Nichol ' Studio
Laur ms S. C.
CO')MPANY 1) MEN
ARRIVE AT 1HME
After Nearly Two Years of Army Life
Iaurens Men Return to Take Up
Pursuits of Peace.
After nearly two years of army life,
during which time they made a record
of which all of their home folks and
friends are proud, members of the
old Traynlhain Guards company of the
'National Guard, more recently Co. 1),
118th Infantry, Thirtieth Division, re
turned to their homes last week and
aile nlow resting Ip) preiparatory to tak
ink u11p the pursutits of peace. After
having been a week at '(aip Jackson
after returning fron France, they
were nflustered oti lie latter part of
last week and returied to receive the
-welcome and congratulations of
friends and relations.
Calit. Arthur lee, ,who was in corn
mand of the comupany throughout the
w"arl except when in tihe lo.;pital or in
Conmmand of the Ii rst battalion, has not
yet received his discharge but is at
horne Ot a lift eeln dtay fiu rlougih. Hie
arrived here yesterday after visitinlg
his inotter In Gl l 'ireenWood. Contrary to
reports, Capt. I've is not seriously con
sidering retnia iintg in tle ariiy though
he has not defintitely decided as to his
inlentions. Lieut. ien A. Sullivan se
culed a IraAsfer to tile arinly of occl
patioti before the departure of the (i
vision for Anterica and is now attach
ed to one of the regular divistoss.
lieuti. Sntuith retirnied home as a cas
uial severnt h 1 01tlis ago and has al
ready entered bitsiness here. I eut. ).
It. Stnpson, anotlher onte or the ollicers
who left with the compatny, was liter
transferedl to Co. (1 of the same regi
tient atd is at honie again after hav
itig receivel his discharge. The other
oftiers of tle company. INeut. Guess
ford, lieut. (raves and Lieut. F'tamp
toti, were from other states. Lieut.
l"tranipton was alnong those who gave
up their lives whilte in action on the
While the tnucleits of the conipany
was frtotin laireils al(l vicinity, the
Personnel was taken from widely se
ltCted localities, tnany men 'being tak
en fronti tte iliddle western't states. Of
Itese inen tie ca Ptain and iocal I men
speak In tle highest pr'aise. lalny of
thenti gave ip their lives in the great
attack 111)011 tie liindenbutilttrg linte and
the actions Which pr teceled andI follow
ed that attack. Indeed, whienl tle i)'t
ga.de was taken out of the liine follow
ing this attack, afer it had held tle
1left wing of ilte sector adjo iing till'
27th Ilivisionl, only Seven tien ot of
the entirt e t'(ittiliatny were able to re
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6:31 A. M. to 7:30 1'. M. If you want
yoI h"orse shoeing, b--Ott licksnithJ andti
whteetw righitdotie uP-o-date. call and
sil Us. Satisfaction ni11tust e yoirs.
All work strit ly gianteel. Shtopi on
boar1 at tuy latrm at otd llaitstlon place'.
Ntttlee' ---.\llpersonis arll heret'by for
iddenit to) gtraz/e stock (it the proper1
boartd of Itrustlets. .1. T1. S0''a rs, Sut ).
tohlt St oratre- - - Thei attenItion of I the
fatrti'rs of Laurtens ('ounty and vicin:
ity is called t) thet fact that we ('ant
Ionitions ilatv nlime' of the y'atr, at
thle tate of' 2 let' liound fotr lirst :10
dtays,. i0 per' lo0 tlbS. eahl tmoth
thetre'aftert. Thletre is no( use itt carry)
itng your1 hugs hiveri. Th'lis wilt save
l'iiit dleinontstr'atotr what hte thinks
aboutt ti r all us li'tontk yl i l i:t. tCll
o. Se t.eie e back Span Is..
Jlter -Weax wit lh toitnnunc ithalt.
r"'r ae his d'iscag i'ls n 111he se r'
a vs readyg to sere yo a't our1 sed 1 .t
htr heblslel 1 on e at and do tat
tity, godWork ne whele.o will srel
at r iahtgi. A.me losrsy Ill-tfy
N'Oile or St-I(it'ltt headead
tnvelopes, lprinte I t ah Adver 'atiser
h' atr 'l'n inat Comtany.o t38-It-pdt
theI tpass ttent sttin andiit my omae
to-itt andecivevti' -rew.art .\ t-. r
l or Sie-rie-fThe beack faishi
Gra oa t he ) '' old t.\la i .leti stable.
Powter& Wo.fo. 7-tt
port for duty, the others having been
killed, wounded or gassed. This was
the occasion, it Is understood, that
GOV. Cooper spoke of when he was
here several days ago, 'when Company
I) held the left wing of the Thirtieth's
line for 24 hours In the face of a fierce
enillading fire from the Germans
,while the 27th Vas stubbornly light
ing to close the gap between it and
tie Thirtieth. Most of these men lat
er recovered and are now at home,
but three at least of the 'Laurens men
were left in France: Sergt. Thomas
Adams, Corporal Alvin D. Powers and
Conporal Walter Price.
Those from this vicinity who return
ed with the company from Fr.ance
and were mustered out at Camp Jack
son last week were Sergeants Johnnie
I lanmiltoni, J. P. Caldwell. 31. T. Sum- I
erel, Warren Snoddy, now of Union, .J.
it. Parrott, of Clinton, John W. Turn
er, of 'noree, James E. Tangston, P. B.
lioltzelaw, R. T. Barnett; Corporals
clifton Sullivan, John Perrineau 11
ter, Hloward King, Earl W. Kenning
ton, Bienn Hull, Dewey Boyd, now of
Ga-reenwood, an( Patrick C. Baldwin;
Privates Allen E. Slumerel, Robt. 1
..\1artin, Claude Patton. John W.
creamer, once reported killed, Ben
(Camphell, Luther E. Vanhoy, Will A.
Buchanan, 'Luther ('orbin, of Clinton,
Oscar Hobo, A. M. Young, of Clinton,
Albert Edwards, Ben T. Fuller, Booth
.\I. Gray, of Gray Court, Will Gregory,
now of Greenwood, Plato 1oberts,
.ames Ni. Suttles, of Owings, .John
iHatford and Bee Walker. Sergt. Floyd
martin was transferred for (luty i the
the port of embarkation in France and
did not return with the regiment.
Other men who came home some
time ago as casuals were Sergt 11. H1.
Workman, Walker Campbell, William
K ing, Frank Chuiley, Dock J. Bu
chanan, of Clinton, Sergt. Chas. F.
Alexander, of Clinton, and Carol Med
lock, Private Gleo. Moore was unfor
tunately taken sick just before the (lay
of embarkation and had to he left in
France. Corporal face McAbee Is
still at Vamp Jackson.
Other men of the Thirtieth Division
who have recently arrived home are
Anthony Fuller, of the supply detach
ment train and .lames T. Crews, of the
headquarters t roop, Sergt. Hart
lIichey of the medical detachment, and
clarence Johnson, of the ammu nit ion
t rain, Sergeant Perrin Watts, of
Cross 11111, veteran of two wars and
attached to the machine gun hattalion.
was also one of those who returned.
having been a visitor in tile city Alon
(lay. if there are any names which
should he added to this list h'le Adver
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and we make no att(
us to be called, as w
Jl''i' Ti Till NG F~lt EVE iiV
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'In addition to the compliments giv
en the men uopon their soldierly qual
Ities, general admiration has been ex
pressed at their natty and healthy ap
pearance. In spite of this, however,
none of them fell, victims to the %Vlcs
of the French lassies, all of them re
turning home with their hearts still
true to the home girls. Without ex
ception, every man of them was more
concerned with getting home than
parading or 'being paraded.
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