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V I)UMFi XXXIV. LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, 1919.
LIBRY LOAN LAGS
IN T11t COUNTY
Only Few ThoLIsand Dollars
l'izeit Necssily for More Work ald
M1r 0 Subscr1.. -1Itonls lI I ,Ibert-y bL it
irih e Is III be Stwers-4fid II lu This
,ounty. o1eline 1)o ble i eIl Ithis
Ai141i11 411r inI l'4P' lesl4" 1 Ha11k.
\\'ilt Ihe irospet of faillr in Ihe
Victnry Ltmnl canipaign staring! the(
conunil .t in l the flae, Chairman 11. K.
Ailoen has called for a Ieeting of all
l'iher--ty I .Oan conuinill eliiem n and others
interested ito be hield inl the4 Pevoples
Lo0ani & -110x(Ihang' Hlanlk buiiling 11his
afternoon at I o'elock. Chairman
Aikln stathd yesterday tha1:1t, sear(cely
a he'inning had been imlade in ap
proachiig the iimum set for this
county al( that he expects4 the patri
oili people of Ite couity to arise to lte
sititation and not only buty bonds
tl llselves bit get and sell tlhIII to
others. The trenches must he stormed
and thle striongholds taken, he said, or
else we mliust adnilt to anl inglorious
lack of paitriotism and appreciation of
the soldiers who fought and died for
freledom In France.
Laurens county's quota in the loan
is $1'21,150. Of this amount seal-ely
$30,000 has been subscribed -and the
campaign is scheduled to end Saturday
night. Informal reports have been re
ceIved from committees in Laurens
and Clinton, but no reports have been
made from the other sections of tle
MEMORIAL DAY TO BE
OBSERVED NEXT SUNDAY
Address of the Ocension to lie Made by
R1ev. C. T. Squires. Children to Take
Their Ursuali Parts.
The annual Memorial Exercises,
vommemorating the Confederate dead,
will he held at the Laurens cemetery
next Sunday afternoon at 6 o'clock.
* The address of the occasion vwill be
mnade by Rev. C. T. Sqiuires and the
Ionor Roll, consisting of the niaml1es of
tile heroes w ho dIed in battle and since
the wir, will he read by Mr. Albert
The exe-rcises of tile afternoon will
he al-ng the same lines as similar
events in t ie past. A program of niisie
will be :'u1Idered by a (hir1' of adults
and by the sChool children and after
ihe ceienon ies are Completed the chil
dren will decorate the graves of the
departed soldiers With flowers.
'I'he clildrilen and teach e's will a_
mble at thv graded sclhool at 5::310
o'clock and from Itlire will march to
the ceimet eI'y. Parents are requested
to 'c-ooperate with the teachers In see
ing that the4 (hildtren are assemled at
the s(chool house on time and that they
be provhed wi't h flowers where possi
bIc. 11lo~yever, it Is earn es tly dIesi red
that thle children at tend whether or
L.11ittl 11oy Jtreaiks Leir.
iFurmoan Keolley, whose father Is a
fartm eri'iving julst beyond Wati ts M\ills,
fell off or' jumnped oft' the C. & W. C.
trestle just wvest of the Southl I larper
st reet cr'osing .\onday moring and
br1oke one of his legs, suffering intense
pain. It Is thought that hie became
fright Iened at an appr'oachiing t rain andl
either lost his balance or attemt ied
to lump to save imself. The young
fellow was on his was to school with
sever'al other friends, but they hur
riedl d(wn theIi track and e'caped with
On Saturdlay nIght. fMay I10th, begin
ning at 8 o'clock, the ImprIovemeOnt
AssocIatIon will servo leo cream at
the Trlnity-Rlldge school buIlding. lie
ginning at 9 o'clock. the play "A
Southern Cinderllla"',w~ill 1)0 given. Ad
mission will be ten~ andI twoenty cents
and the piroceeds wvill go to the school.
Eitnorth League Mocial.
The Epwor0Ith Ii lague socIety of the
lairtst Mtethiodist chur ichi will give a
IPoum1 ii 'arlty anid mutsiealI program at
lie ch urich Friday e'rven ing, begi nning
at 8 :3 84'clock. Tlh e puit Ii is cordial -
ly Inated to nttend.
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IT \1, \ NS RYlTI'i N.
lianis del'uat14n11 ti Ihe peace
vonlfernc wid reN t urn to 'aris in
11h11- for fihe c-.eemony of 11mndfine-u.
ithe fie le 11re-a11y Ill Me (;ermal n ii
l31t1 ti nbil iai m ls ff'Plher Ill
ThIis folden. ebagein helin.
1in I o Ii In t it 1, wa ann e d in *
I Irl. I- It l I n.; edi t 4 l4' ' 14 III I I
leas I.riIe I Iit I s111lf , VI wil r *
rt a Y it (Versilles llt Thursday. *
A s an1r 1 i ml ifi n ih IIa former re- *
('nlatons 1lea the14. or. n utli I I heOf
ret Nmily edl ill ill. lhe of. laln .\mha k..
Solar11. ft Greatl Briainl, i ho is inl*
saris. hts ieltn dlls te p.aioe.
*ite r n.Il 110%as l l the m1111eti-lr todayt
11lh w.11 %%-ll formnlly 11110 l n Ihen
ei orof Nations, ocri
C'OMM.O0N P L.EA\S C-OURT
31.\ il'S GOOD P'ROGRE1-SS
WI robably .\d1o r Some Time To.
i orr*w. Wokmande Gary Preshlin-,
The siconf d We k of the Cour of
Comilo, tPleas finds t machinev of
thie asrt wokin in to order anitd
nhany cases diwoaser of. . ud mi rank
H. Gary, of Ahheville, is againl presid
ithe, tile condition of T.ldge Princ.e
SAIll not aarranting his attendance.
The vcoutr has ade such eaogress that
It I.; thought 01,.t it. W%*l b)1 possible to
adjolrn .possibly tom aborrow.
The following cases have been dfis
posed of it addition to those carried in
the last issu of The- Adhertiser:
In fle thase of Ludden & Bates vs
J. C. Workman the Jury found for the
plitiff $328.17 or the possession of
the piano, thle purchase price of
which was involved in the suit.
The next two cases were similar,
their titles being W, J. Hunter N 4 J.
A. Abercrombie and WN. J. Hunter vs
WV . in Cooper. In each case the suit
Involved an alleged contract by which
the defendants were to deliver fthe
bales of cotton each to the plaintiff on
a certain (day at 20 cen - a pound. It
alas alleged that the cotton was not
delivered and the plaintiff asked for
the difference in the conratto pric e
and the prive of eotion onl thle dlay set
for d telivery. There beingtwil no0 defense,
he plaintiff was awarded a verdict of
$175 in te l Case.
ilenry lfidgen s brought suit against
the ierland-Ilarper Compa y for th e
dum of $125,h. alleing at hde bought
a second hand car from Ilie company
and paid this amount vash. Ill, further
alleged tha thie company to
pu1 lthe arw in good coidition anid (Io
livsr it to him, which was aeveor don.
The julry rendered a verdict for the
recovery of the $12-5, h ith m nt ires .
Arbli !on & Sanders vs ,D. Rt. Seuirry,
tis beingv a su1it over a hreclaimledl
to bo uisind. 'hle jury enider e a
verdict for the dfindant and awarded
him i refund of ,100 on the original
A' . il tadt. thit b4ein a siu~lit of
thrtee had ofl nle Oilamb til he'v Plai
tiffser hirTe jdrmaresdr il ther.-u
Mrs.. Jl laden voprs r. P.:th lea
btiltnvt ai virsiollo of lan~. ed
wfsndreo the pn itif itssetslo
fm ohf land.
Th. 0. Mo nd vs. f. ly, avst.l&
W.lt. Theilroaduit'ere 'a veict otf
stok dfendAanta oGa Cutn
aryC. atk idns ths wome. Plin
tif werel awardt oed damaglc eld n them
S of th ani50.ic i alivdt
laps.n Lli' atoopert to hP. ein,
s te.ritwas ende'ed for thepantfin-h
dum fn $10.
ThoV. A. ron vs . .ly a oke.
'oltswa wmphyent of treb plaintd
antfo Th ourslt darcnd was ledtfor
11th tellso le defendant. ve'
Mltoar C.4 Waks cvs odmno the'j~iolf
Wold, a attit over a fet'olly 'held byot t
(son ofe te pla'.inffwleh hol allwn to1
The imiasquei'ade party, heralded by
ithe select hit of' poetry in, The Adver
tiser last, week, look place at the
armory Tiursday night as scheduled.
Inieldental to t masquerade a brisk
trade was carried on in Inlolade, ice
cream ani ewilng gum and while a
rich hautil in Iickles and dimes was
made by avaracious hands presiding
over tie fortune telling tent, the fish
1)ond and a few other "concessions".
Outside of the good-natured carousal
that went on during most of the even
ing by the young folks, the feature of
the evening was the masquerade pa
rade, when the 'would-be sailors, sol
diers, robbers, farmers, knights, oril
entals, revolutionists, princesses, so
ciety girls, colonial dames and what
not passed in review before a commit
tee of Judges in competition for prizes
given for the most original make-ups.
Dr. R.' '. Ilughes pmresented the )rizes
after the larade, the honors going to
the following: Saralh Bishop, 1st;
Sarah Saxon, 2nd; Buddy" Albright,
3rd and Ruth Todd, -Ith.
The iroceeds from the eitertalinmeit
wvent to the school library fund.
Mrs. Emina Willis.
Mrs. Emma Willis, widow of the late
W. A. Willis, of Dials township, died
at, her home near Gray Court Wednes
day and was laid to rest in Dials
(lihurch cemetery tihe following day.
Mrs. Willis had been an invalid for
about seventeel years, hut hor' lIIi
suffering with ChIrist ian forlitild aid
was deeply revered itn hr (onuilinity.
She is sitrvived by two sons, Mr. .\r
chie Willis, a former represcintat ive in
the legisattuiri' from this couity bu1t
IOW etag'd in lewsp1aplert wvorik in
Atlanta, and Vernon Willis. a youn
almer. Thre daughters, all ot thlie
(ouitty, albo survive her. Tl-y a'
.Mrs. l-Itrleitl Owings, Mrs. R. l. \oore
aMiArs. WrighIt Willis;. All of the
chibirenl I\were4 n10ar her whnl lit, endi
vatne, .\lr. Archie Willis i havitna colme
OV('r several days hfore whle it was
alpnlt(ilt t hat e end was nea'.
Ill a Itttr r'eC(eiv(ed by I his 'a rInts
he,jLeu. It. A. -;ullivan, formerly'
atttach d to Co. 1), of the lis1th I nfan
try, statr-s that he is expect ing' to ar
live htoie at an early dal, possibly
by .June 1.~tlh. Nieit. Sullivan'-soecired
a transfer to another division when his
own division was forwarded homie, so
It Is sullposed that his present division
is among those assigned to early con
Christlai Eidenvorers helunrn.
Mirs. .J. R1. Ellis, Miss Dettio Bram
lette, Miss THarriett Simpson, 'Mlss
Caroline I holmes, Miss Elner' Miller
and ir. E. If. Wilkes have returned
from Augusta where tihey at tended the
big convention of Christian Endeav'or
cirs. Thiey report a pleasant and profit
able meetin1g. Mir. Wilkes was applolint
('d ('hairm'nan of thle commn~it tee on
transpor5101tat ion in th is state.
Voidic t ro ei'red the pliltiff for
$11 - .99.
Tlhe courit Is nowi~ (engagedi iuponi thei
ease of thte Kent ueky I lorse & .\ilel
(tompanyii: vs T1. W.' Knight w~here It is
alleged by the defendanit that a muille
tilric'hased from the lplaiintiff was tun..
.11 iT i 11 ISTS I N S -;SS I O.N.
DI'riet (oni'erence 1hing1 Ilie l iII
F'irst .11lethodi1st ('In1arch.
I 4111t'nS is entterta ining this ,wcvk
Ihe dii lto Ithe TI .hird District Con
Irene of th .l\bihodist ciltuirci. The
d(lf,.alecs. aboutf. sevntty-five in nitmn
her, conttIlueeq] to arrive last night
d( the sessions will lasti during to
dlay anl tomortow. The opening ser
1110n1 waS .' preachetci lalt nlight by Itev.
('. M. Morris, of Greer, the rest of the
service being given Over to a devotion
a! service followed by a welcoming of
Tle deliberations of the Conference.
besides the routine matters, will be
taken up largely with discussions of
plans for the Centennary fund. The
meetings will be presided over by Rev.
.1. M. Steadman, presiding elder of the
district, who arrived yesterday and
was given a cordial welcome by his
friends here. The sessions are open
to the public and it is understood that
the service this evening will be made
an especially attractive one though
no program for it has been announced.
Wrie-Up of Laurens.
The Atlant a Journal came out. Sunil
day with about more pages than one
Could easily count reciting the Il
vantages of Laurens as a good town
and tellin- of the fine qualities of a
whole lot of its inhabitants. Tile sau
articles were Ie to go into The Ad
vertiser. this week. bit the plates ar
rived too late for insertion. The sp
eiail numb110er is the wvotk of 'Mr. .1.
.\rehic Willis, a native of this county.
and reteits credit tipoi himself and
his assistants wlom - has gathered
ar'ounitd hit. \rchie vent at it. like
hw Wi wa(s dl)t inl to 1m 1auren1s onl
!ite ma; and I' jus I abouttt succeeded
ill putt tin it in him iitets than it
has Iithrt hto bnli pictuird.
Tlo liinotr .\ltmni lDend.
Friends1: of tho lAte T. 1). Lakhe, Jr.,
who w.as kil ledl itn action ot tlie west
er'n frot, A 1 b( intlerestIed in the
imentorial (xisis to be held at
Woffrd" e):h 'e ne1xi vunda veInIa 1
int his hontor an d itn holnor of all \\of
ford siIbII and alun1111i who made
the tiuprem. saIrilIi diring the -war.
iil . I ak ::raduta t ih re sevea:l1
yars '. haivin2 boen a cotnsistt,
stuent and (n. of Ihe most popitlar
mlenl of ti. be lllo lle t body.
.t"r.. WV. (. Wilson.
'Tie funcral of .\rs. Carrie Weathers
Wilson. wife of W. G. Wilson., whose
death occurrtedil SIatuIlday at her home
in the La rt tt.\1ill village, was held
at the local coitmetery Sunday. Fou r'
childin and the husband survive. \lrs.
Wilson iad been in declitning health
for about six montihs. She was an ex
cellent woman and was a native of
ILautren s enunty.
Unveilin Iai. I'nlon Chiurch.
Services cot tenorat Iig tie death
of Wtm. ). .\itheleli. who died at Camp
Jaekson last year, and unveiling of a
mtonumttentt (1rected ltlt by .\L. Olivi'
(Campli W. 0. W., wvill take pl1ace at I'n
ion Bapt ist ('Ihurc'h Sun day evening,
May 1Stht at 3 o'clock. l'itting ser'
vi(ees will bi e hbI antd his frientds antd
relatives at'e invited to atttend.
Pictnhe t Oaikille School.
Theri'e w'ill be' a pienti( at the ('los..
ing ot' Oak 'ille school ridlav. .\ay A,
itDemiOntrt atorit Moor'e, ('ol. Wharton
an ther lci s peak ers will be present.
A basket dlinner' wvill be' served by the
p atrton s and~ friettids to all.
r it 'i I
;I i i i i Ia 1111 ii ' l i' Ie
N I rm > Si i-:o hw i In f ori
"i 'Ii I M V II I1 I I f I I I .41 Ii,
i tIl I" r e s ar I fo reur fu .
ilax~~~~~~ S1 a t \ I Vla ly21111'N
Ie wqirll H AtI wol-l sim on'' h;
-(1 thN' f t iW u in- n l h
Onioit~l r ero jetl orp 11p.2
V Ii. I Ii- : SIO
lt2I~i 2ussions li \lIP l 21 to 22f p>1.
11wii I in 1 f 14 i I I In'' tI I tt o :-464 If( ItrI1
I Ii a t :IIoII , I . III I y Il ,l 1 21 (1on - n
ltif hl a 'limng Thur1' arnd Fr12'
day o l1'Ii-- -y ( r . Tov.eI a vory initr
di and ill-niru livk eei- Thlonah
t ho ralinI Il Th r.-day mo()rn]ie 11g . .-(
ha !).-; wor.k aml indil.11 Ien , 4,11c., k pi(
somo awy, \.ieII y schr0ols or nore
were represented d1111 11 e asfi i
With two o 'r the xcept ions O ('em-,
sioako the prof]1 ora was Morvensn
aind thorouly pre :irId for in wol
Srined tr. him. Ths el. .1. a. of,
Colu hia, a d .J os. .. (;aims si, of
Greswood, wiraibith prsin and1
Idded nSh eto te inspiration Ii pro
Il of the i'. tillIn. The address T u'5 i rs
day evening Iby Dr W. W. lalL, of Spar
anhurg, was a1 spi d i il discotirse an d
theoroughly enjoyed by every oie. See.
Walls disen tssdt such sulecs as Hihle
Trtithl, Plresenit Day Emiphasis, .\lndprn
Mlethods, UIriiipmett Eflicient Teach
ers, S. S. Progress, etc., whil See.
Gfaines spok of the Scope and Slervice
of the 'Su111dily School lovelIen1t and
Trainiiig Young 12aptists for Kingdom
Service. irI. Gabes Is Field Sfcretary
of the 13. Y. . 1. work if this state
and is thoroughly uip) on1 young pIo
ple's work anid t2ra2ining. His addrss
onl S. S. 'Movement. was very instrue
tive. Dr. Hlal2 ill nhim, address l usi d as
his subject three probilms of Su dayl
School work, .\la , liht and .Nowe-I
ment. These three problemts, said the(
Speaker inl his usua11 impressive a111n11
iter, aire(- aniswerd by'l .sus inl th11esei
IIre commands: Pray ye, Tarry o
aid o ye. It was a forefull dtiscuI.-i
siont of thisinerestilg anld yrikin
sui(0(1W and thae lat de1. impr hessio
on his; a(f dif ene. o1t The lstoy of 11thi2
meetcing would niot he nevarly Iold with
oul ment21Cioning he work of our wne'
colunty nu-. hose- speechoes wer" fill]
e4ion .. ev. J. P. Co lman of Priir.C.
tonl. tpok of thll- Country S1111day
School: k. It. Ilo o, of I.:a urn di -
W('l' h 'eet'e d ttheAb'ud n , inlTl 1'
i le . C. N. \'ermlillionl, o, La..i1
r'ni lion is ' ad res h-th- for n
(' wor1 hip l l liviency inll hool
work: Rov. If. Iaydo~ck, of L~auron,.
il his d voions Friday Maornin 4m-1
1:1li2 irmy po p, I'ur (b- irob:I A
Ii wi. 1(. 1 W. ilo, ofMs M , ('ount ain in
i reledt'e chol'ow Opport unit y for.
A1 I ; A1
I VII NS NOW
Ii.'L: II 'k1 I' It NX N' 0i I
Al*. RE tiRN- I
le lu nt i i u l hj'l~ b) ii ledt DIp. .
I'. ~ ~ I I. IN' ri Ii (1Ir~ll It~ t I
111 ii? c I'ill 1 (it11 rX(iv'Ii I lt
r.tll i re l bittt linh-d f) the G eie!
li bii anle- Toe h T a I ii y nas inaye
Si ao lal n o Io 1ian Ipr 1 ii. nd
h.is forig oi 1is -0 c h Waro mhonin.
(In pr l ie ( t rIe
re t ur a to r a i o ftom (; m
Cla - ! ;'U I -m ly 111 4 p y fl. m v
I 1101' iaehy f inc 1hol tely u -I
th 1 ead aeon itdfersncmr th t we
aoon to h armant o ohnwha
wouIh :aIf Ita(a.,biio.
tt\'i lb t It ] is qucl Is lio ret let], ]
sltsfin )w t n n imit f eiltiw.lie
t u Imt lilf, h inrviice pe a conc reni.
Brit'll Pbsac 111(1's~i t et i'y te prot-i
as Haof e lIjans mad.S renrdu
tP''~iti.~ iiii(tinoliia nemt signath
I\\s hi '<w iastet outr oy in' ea d
rt(lio It his a t gai th rt oh do
swems 10oli beei dbtsincfo they belitf
thatpeahe dinferences be twean -Gr eat
liitan, rae andr (te a 'nistd isatrs
Ita Ionly ere cnlcla i s e a
Woildn sandsf t)malian nmbistomay
ye i be'settled ithi fullis iac tord. r
ilin rlian it aian nsemie, and
il-ost o lte tI')liimiti of setlie st
'il forevig min iser liBaro onrenino
aie retnnle toe Plai f riom. Rmi
sher they1w1ola, have be en ste uit
theil' peac confere'ceti m o l thanc ee
ago nli g to ' i ilit il iily io obtign wia
Ittaly It cons ited ii' by o tnion ltha
of it ( l-i Itili dle ii that' . i t( (aloc-i
w ld a-tiisI Ilitalit a iti onii's'.- i ile
ithIlls t h Itlia ntio n stt ll al
amoi]si cmte un animity ofsntmn
wonidora Min the a'ceil ione area .
4atessl o -thle ll't>eg ian d ha een p ur
uoantedb the uil elin f Higro c ito e
haden sant tioul li o i gnIII wi t te
tf t l ian I eIe t on hat the bas
inntat Fliiate hol rl all ndm atifantnoryOl
i I ' o I Oll tIm t.
. 'hia';s r prt s a ais Ilt ' awad
fof I'o''hi at o .izla alt ao norb
tftnullriteae ye'tnht. undr dis..l
' uls'itna d tecu clo he a
M[[TING OR llBERTY AN
All who are interested in "Fi1nishin llT Job"
and in seeing Lauirns makesone sort of rca;
sonable rcsponse to the Last Call of Our
Country for thesake of the Boys "Over There'"
are requested to meet at the Peoples Loan &
Exchange Bank this (Wednesday) afternoon
at 4 o'clock for a short conference. We are
all busy, but a few minutes will do.
-1. K. AIKEN.