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A'RIENS, S. C.. .PG. 1% , 1919.
Railway workers are highly paid in
colparisoi to thousands and thouls
ands of wvorkers in ot her lines in this
country. Considering the great in
equality which already exists. tihe rail
way workers being among the most
highly paid of eniployces, it appears
to its that deialnlds tor increased pay
at this time are out of reasoni. 'The
cost of living may be high. bit t here
are millions of workers earning less
than the railway men and not raising
so much eotiplaint. This thing of in
(reased wages, as well as ilcreased
proilts and speculation. has got to
(otme to a stop soiewiere and we be
lieve the people are ready for a show
Fix T13l 1'IGI .
'lhe lbridge vhiih has to take (are
of tiore trallie than any other in this
cointy perhaps Is the bridge over
Salud14a rivet at Ware Shoals and re
ports condlug to this olice are that
this bridge is in bad, very bad. condi
tion. The plank flooring is all loose
and cars going over make a noise like
thunder right over one's head. The
bridge over lie canal on the Intrens
side is ini even worse condition. Greer
wood county and Latjrets county sup
(rvisors should immediately get to
gether and have these two bridges put
in shape. If they were under control
of a progressive corporation like the
Ware Shoals Compaty they neve r
would have been allowed to get in
such shape.-Greetiwood I nidex -.oti r
Ah, then! The bridges again, but
this time broOachd in r -al dipllotnatie
The bridges oughit to e fixed and
that right away if they are in stich
deplorable condition and the Index
Journal titlist he right. laybe Lau
rens could force considera.le trade
this way by allowing the bridges to
go linrepaired, but we wouldn'. be so
nercenary. When the public is to be
served, serve it. 11y all means let the
supervisors of the two counties con
stitite thetmselves a sort of League of
Bridges, draw ilt abliotit thirtetn points,
lay down a few planks and go to work.
But, seriously, judgitg from the
Complaints of oii esteeet'd contemi
porary, Creenwood and Lairens cotin
ties have abolit as inatny bridges as
they tali say .,irnt over. Probhably
thle hbuilding of aniother-1 onel it Puck
ptt's Ferry will relive ti1 t'aflie
soiewhat atnd Ithy won't wear out so
fast. At ally 1a.;-, the i'large tuiher
of peolple wiho will travel the mnitelhly
used and ill-kept ol bridges mbayeaon
Solto thletmstilves by knon itig Ilit thieltr
No Titte l-'or Iinilhietndentis.
We regrlet to set in t papetr.~ that
will be' a tamoibltu- fttr etngriss in ti.
SevethOi i:ie it as an ist plndt.
Thiiis is lnt fino fo' tr aniiI ndept net.
It is a tine ab'ove a'l thers in I it hiis
tory of outr State' whliin t whi t o
Indiependeil vlem 'natnits n a heaIt
the negroy vte'.- That nti-anti' Vrul
(for th n r an d i I he wh i an bt h.
Wor ofn nottis: ho ov .ha
wel nn squar his Iresenit ttositittni with
whemny spt r eehttisi(l l hah ma Il Itp-C otr
'thie State daeotid tet idepeni
highet.o ti tt Ifti't'rf.t'lt
Wdonot betsadlve tathis till fin
wnIltiedrs Itihs tresentpition. hAndt
IwheIno weonsdet Itht e "'ti ple ~ofIt
hoghe oitionialg of the gift ei can
and 'becOnme ati itndepenident catndidat e
We ennit not believe that the mem'l~
hers oft the State dhemlcr'at ie execut
tlve cotmmiittee, htowever tuchl th ey
may hate hitm pertsonally or his poali
ties, wvould fail to give hIm a faIr
deal If he wetnf itot the dletmoc ratio
lprimary, bitt that even (does not juts
tlfy an Independent movetnent, and
we feel sutre that thie good people of
that (district will pit theIr seal of
condemnation htardi down on any such
attempt to dIvide (lie whIte people.
Newberry Iherald andl Newvs.
Revi. Mc(Jee to Preach.
ltev.. t. P. Mcee, fotmer pastor of'
the First M~ethodist churich here, will
preach at the union services to be
held in the Methodist chutrch 'both
~irning and evening on Sunday, the
78 WIN AMERICA'S
IGIHESTI WAR H1ONOI
One for Every 15,-100 Soldiers In Bat.
tle Gets Congressionul Medal. 12
in Thirtieth Division.
(New York Times.)
The Congressional Medal of Ilonor,
which is to the American what tho Vic
toria Cross is to 'the lritish and the
Medaille Militaire to the French sol
dier, was awarded to sqventy-eight of
the 1,200,000 mnca of the A. E'. F. who
engaged in hattie with the Germans.
Nineteen of the awards were posthuni
Of the seventy-eight who won the
honor, which Is given only to those
who achieve an act of supreme cour
age, or as it is ofilcially expressed In
general orders, to those who in action
have fought with "conspieuous gzallan
try and intirepidity above and beyond
the call of duty," seventy-six were
Americans, one was an 'Englishman,
and one was a Norwe'ian. For every
1,-0t01Soldiers who wvere in action1 one
received the Medal of Iloior.
Fifty-seven of the number' were en
listed men and twenty-one werC olli
e0t1s. The dIivision wivlch made the
best showing in the awards was the
30th, the National Guard organization
of the Carolinas and Tennessee. See
011( hioniors go to the 81ti Division.
which is the selective diraft unit of
Western Mlissouri, Kansas. Nebraska.
Colorado, South .Dakota, and New Mex
ivo; the third largest is in the :33rd,
or National Guard Division of Illi
nois. Fourth honors go to the famous
2nd ivision of regulars, whichi n
elides Ile mariles, while fifth I place
is shared by the two New York divi
sions. the 27th and 77th.
The table that follows gives tle sta
tistical story of the Medal of lionor' by,
Eaighty-ninth . . . . . . . . . . . . !I
..r.t......... ...... ....
Third .... ...............2
Sevent-eiglhh ...... I
Total .. ................
Tle other awards were two to sol -
diers of the Tank orps and (n to
ieuteniant Frank Luke. Jr., an aviator.
The ltable by Stato s shows that New
York li'ails With 11. Illinois i s 'ond
with 7. and ('alifrni.a. Alissonri. New\%
V.m South C.uol!ina. and Trennessee,
hrethird hoors, %%I'lh G 1-ach. Thir
ty-nin o' f th z ui la L wenm to ,p.a I f
the National (iiard divi::itis 2.: to siol
dier1s oif it se'lec't iv draft org:.niza
lions. 1:1t Ii) gu.alar array aml roarine
it s. " to the Tanhk ( 'orps, anil 1 to1
I llinis.... ............ ...
('ali foria .............. ..
'iissourie e.. .... ........ ..
lisoin.... ...... .......
Norway .. .... ..........
Grand total .. .........~ .75
B. M. Wolff, real e'state diealer, re
p)orts thle following sales durIinog the
last few (lays:
William A. Morehloadl from I)r'. L,. S.
Fulle ir, th li ol mos propert y on East
Main Street. Large house andI 6 acres
William it. Drown, the John W. Fow
ler lot on WVest Main St., from J1. 'W.
Ji'ymesq, of Greenwood.
VW. Hlanee Crews, 3 acres from H.
IR. Hunmbert on liaurens and Green
Rt. Tr. Wilson and Towns Willis, the
ld home pilace of J. W. Dolt, 221
acres, 6 mIles west of Lauirens.
Wmn. Solomon, 85 acres of land from
A'. M. Caldwell, 6 miles west of Lau
AIDIfY TRIAL SYSTEM
IN NEED OF REFORM
Chtaniges Urged by Former Instructor
at West Point. Ansell to TestiRy
AMashington, Aug. '2.-Reforms fin
the present military courtmartial sys
tem were urged today before the sen
ato militqry subcommittee by .1. E.
Rtiele of New York, a former Instruc
tor at the We.st Point \lpitary Acade
u:1* The committne is holding hear
ing-; on (he bill of Senator Chamber
lain of Oregon, revising the present
systeim of niljitary justice. Samuel T.
Ansell, who resigned from the army
recently after making a long fight
against the present courtmartial sys
tem, will testify Monday.
The w itiless Said man1y injustices
wvere now done under the present sys
tem. adding that becatise of tli class
distinction ill the army it was impos
sible for an otlicer to deal justly with
an enlisted man. lie also referred to
wIat military authorities term the
devvil's article" ill tile article of war
by Which a comialidinig ollicer can de
care almost any offense a military of
fenise and Said maly mn313 hil heen
conevicted and sientenced on elarges in
V1vin jig no iolation of military reg
"To C ain John11 11ilrhs 11nd4 Illis
The above caption is the tribiuto
Zane1 Grey pays to the Texas llan31gers
ill dedieting g his great novel, "'I'The
ILon)e Star IzatIger," to this body of
brave men. Ile says:
"li the North and 1E Iast there is a
popular idea that the frontier of the
West is a thing long past, and reillell
hered now only in stories. As I think
of this I reinelliber Ialiger Sittler
v ile he h 2 gr1imlly stroked anin 11111ealed
bullet wouid. And 1 remember file
giant Vaighll, that typical Son) of stal
wart Texas, siling there quietly with
his tlandagedl head. his thoughtful eye
boding ill to tilt- o3titlaw Who had aml1
blu hld him. 011y a fe 311031ths have
passed sin3e theni--when I had 1mly
mimorable sojourin with you -anad yet
inl that sihort itile luissell and Mloore
have cossed the Divide, like lzangers.
" tlelmen. I have tle honor to
dedicnte this book to yol, With the
hope that it shall fall to my lot 10
tell thei world tie truth about a
strange. uniqu and misunderstood
body of men--t i' Texas Ranger-s--- who
miiade the great lone StaI State
lihilable. who never knew peaceful
rest aiid sloop, wiho are passing, who
surely vill not hIe forotten. and will
somie day come into their Ownii.
"''llhe I4m1 Star .ger," a new de
lxe :.ietnrt based on tile Z.ane1 Grey
n li and starring' William Farulmi il,
I,. 1. :hown at the Opora ll1ous Fri
Iay of this vee-k.
An Indiana Iapter tells of a woman
"with tar's (oursing down her brow."
maginatioi e only picture a trapeze
perf1'ormr dolingl the weep with her
other itvI.-iHostoii Tran-script.
of l'aa ett Lodg, No. 19
Opea, Mos NexAgut We19k
at 8 ' lock. Tfhiere will be0
work 131 the *. A. degree. Mlem
hers1' are urged to attend and visiting
Bly order of
L-. 0. Ander'son, RI. RI. NIckels,
Secretary. W. M.
C. C. Feathierstoneo W. Ii. K~nlght
FEATH1ElTONE & KNIaHT
Attorneys at Law
Iaurons, S. C.
All IBusliness Intrustedl to Our Care
W111Il Hve Prompt and Carefut4 Atten-.
Offiee over Palmetto flank
Mr. Featherstone will spend Wednes
day of each week in Iaurons.
12 HOUlt ODAK FINIHINO
1 All rolls 4evelopled lee; packs
20c u p i .1rints 2 1-2c, 4c, 5c;
enlarging 35c uf SpecIalista--we do
nothing hut ko~ ak finishing. All
work guaranteed to .please. Eastman
COLUMBIA PflOTO FINISHINO 00,.
1111 Taylor Street Columrbia, S. C.
$ SPECIAL NOTICES.
Fords For Sile-Two Ford touring
cars; one Ford roadster and one-85-4
Overland touring car. All In goo(1
shape. 'P. 13. Sumerel, Next Door to
Owings & Owings' store. 3-It-pd
Notiee-l am now offering my Epicol
registered lDerkshire 'boar for service
at my home in Laurens. A boar of
good form and size and large bone,
and carries full Berkshire marks. T.
H. Sumerel. 3-it-pd
('ars Washed-I am now ready to
wash and oil your car. Washing $1.00,
..reasing and oiling thoroughly 50c.
'T1. Ht. Sumerel, 'Next Door to Owiigs
& Cwings' store. 3-It-pd
'T'ircs For Sale--We now have a
fresh line of new Fisk 'Tires for sale.
Ford sIzvs and 31xI and also 32x3. T.
13. Sumerci. 3-It-Ad
For Sile-l-I nderw od typewriter in
.:ood condition. A argain t at $-10.00.
Mrs. I. it. Todd, Da dI ale, S. C. 3-it
Fill I'll Your Lot-.\nyone desiring
diirt for f1ling il) vacant lots or for
othier' purposes may have it by hauling
it frot new Advertiser building exca
vation. Apply to "". L. lounds & Co.
WatedtCl-Y'oung man11 dlesires room
ttd l board. Private family preferred.
RIt ftIrnces furnished. Address "C. S.
1." tcre Advertiser. 1-It--d
For SnlIe--Two gins and Iwo press
vs. Ideal outfit for plantation. W. ).
Little, Lainfori Sation. 3-l t-pd
For Saiw----Farm of 75 eros, 50
.el-es in cultivation, one Cattle pas
ltve, one hog pasture. Two tenant
hose and~~ f 2( sonic Out IhttIldings. See C.
E. ilw in. Watts Mills. S. C. 3-It-pd
For Satle---TIwo walnut. bedroom
siuits, t wo odd beds, one book-ease and
'wo chairs. Mrs. J. P. Simpson, East
Main street. 2-2t-Pd
For SIAl--15 Dtuine-.ersey pigs
weighing from 75 to 90 pounds. Enti
tied to registration. Price $20.00 each.
C. A. Owens. Clinton Route 1. 3-5t-pd
Strayed from my )riiises, .uly
31st. one wh ite- fe-iale pig about Iwo
mionths old. Any information regard
ing s:ameit will he thankfully received.
1L. Ii. Bolt, (ray Court Route 1.
iLoste--.uly 3o het bwon Mloseley &
Roland's store and hionme of C. 1).
Moselev (riliflente for t shares of
(apitaI stock 'L1attrels 'rust Comiplaniy.
tmade out to Mrs. Kate R. CarlisIc.
inder please return to Moseley & Ito
land anld receive reward. 3 -11 -In
'rimson ('over Seed-!-Inrion Clov
er seed may ho bought through ie at
1i 1-2v F. 0. 1. Charleston. This Is
cost price. Send your I order to me alnd
hlave your seed sent (litrect Hill of
ILading attached. M1. D. Moore, Cotin
ty Farm Demonstrator, Laurens, S. C.
Wanted- A lady to take charge of
boarding house for six or eight revit
I at' boa rd ers, mostly ni from cotton
mill otlihe. Apptily at one to E:noroe
Mills, Enorce. S. C. 2-3t
For Sal--One 1913 D-24 model
Buick touring c'ari. For further par
tieulars see J. E. Switzer, at Switzer
Conipa ny's ;tore. i,2-t f
send for them If necessary. Will pay
21) 'ents a pond for hens. C. IT. Arm
stront, Laturens, S. C. 50-5t-ild
S(e our line of Feathot- Pillows.
S. M. & 1.1 .11. W I IK.:s & CO.
NOT I-: ( F 1,f-' sT( ST '('k.
Notict is lier by 4 vcn that ('lt-ifi
ca: No. :;I of I I.- a v lu1e of $100 of
Ihe capital sttock1 it' hI 1,anlrens Glas.,
WorLis i t-l to - on .ltly 2' 1 1!111,
lhas lbe-n lost andai t itt I will make ap
tlatt to the rai H 1turen.4 ( I2Ls5s
-.aime lil Set 11, 11.
I. . FI'11 it,
A liltr ii .TI'-C II F~I- N W O0l OD 31'IITUATL
I NSI'R N('F.- ASS(IATION.
(Organ izled I1S9:1
PPE:Fl!Y I NS1'It-il $'i,9!t'SA.:i
WitllTI OH. C.\LLi on the utndersign
ed for anty inftormati ion yott may des:ire'
abou:)t outr p1lan of i nsurtanct .
We inisttre yourt ipropert y against d1e
strueltlon by iFIliE, WlDST'OlH\ Ol01
1.11 II'TN ING. atid do so chteapier thtan
alty, comtpanyv In existanuco,
i lflm'o:irl', we- ate p replarted to pr'ove
tot you1 that our1s 1s thto safest andi~
Ou::r A 5.ocitationt- is now l icensred to
wrtitoe tnsuranace itn the (-ounties' oif
Albi-v ilIc. G reenwiood,. .\eCormicbk,
;dge ald i, IxItrents, Salutda, Lex in gtont,
kitiln, ('alhottn, anid Spttatnhurg.
The ( tlnicer arei : Gen.~ J. Friaser1
Lyn P241 'res ident, Colum tbla, S. C.: J. It.
is;a I. Gen0). A gt., Secty'. and1( TPreas.,
Green?)wood, 8. C.
A. O. (ratt. .. .. ..Mt. (Carmel, S. C.
3. 31. (Gamibrell . . . . Ahhevil le. S. C.
-.1. Ii Ilake .. .. .. Grcetiwoodl, 5. (C.
A. WA. Yotngblood .. . .iodges, S. C.
J1. Fraser Lyon .. .. ColumbIa, S. C.
It. Ii. Nicholson . . . . Ftgelield,S C.
W. Ii. Whiat'ton .. ....W 'Ar 'loo, S. C.
W. C. Hates .. .. . ... Ba aru.g 5
J. it. ISLA arankt.1,
Gr'ennood, s. c. ost dea.
)ure to g
Land F otd
I 10 l ac ei I.. it in.
ville. 90) aCres Ii-id, goom
01r1h2 d, 2-st >uses5, Wel
ing, h, 'nt, 2 < Pi ce igh
and1( liv g
410 acr.. , 240 acres I
at Madens cres in wood 49
latnd, nice 4 tenanlt hiousB
ing, good d well.' Terni
3 branelit actre.
Da eat Co- I
Ever wonder why we
believe in good service?
It's because we know the more we do for you the better you'll
And the oftener you'll come in.
We run our stbre to plea-e you bea'tse that makes business
We know you like groceries delivered to your door, so we
maintain a goo(d delivery service.
We know y u like the best of everything for your table, so
we keep that ind of groceries in stock.
Ve kuos you can't come to the stoie sometimes, so we have a
le hone f r your convenicace. We lknow you are not a grocer
yout elf s we give you the benefit of our thorough knowledge of
F ' example, it isn't easy for you to know all about baking
powde s; what they are madle of, what they ill do, which ones
are most elicient an( econoiical.
We (10 know baking powders al(d whn we recomitelid one to
you we do so because we are sure you will be pleased with it.
One we are glad to recoinien(i is IYZON. It's pure, it's al
ways uniform in Iquality, it's elicient and economical. It's a bak
ing l)owder which will alwa*;s give you the very best results. Wien
you need more baking powd.r Jet us senld you a pound of IYZON
price 140 cent s.
We als) want you to have a copy of tlie famnous TWN Blaking
Book. Ask us about it.
FOWLER & OWENS
Laurens, S. C.
Those who have made the real sacrifice,
have suffered the pivations of this war, are en
titled to some to n of our appreciation or es
Som t' es one does not know how best to
show this appreciation.
We feel it, boys, more deeply than you know.
For those who have relatives and close friends return
ing from the service we have accumulated a host of arti
cles most suitable as gifts and mementoes of their return.
- RGISTICRED OPT'OME*T.lRTe
WILLIAM SOLOM 0
TE RaE'lABstr .JEws-i-i.
WES SIDE COR QUARLA ENSC
LOOSE LEAF LEDGERS
ADVERTISER PRINTING CO.
THEL UNIVERSAL CAD
l'('et it to give you Itull ser~vice uim~ yon gije
it somec enre acund at (tention. Let us gi ve it r'egn -
Iar t rei cnt occasionually. No "bloguu ''Part s
or unwthy~'tI) Iutria luls used(
D n't~V in our shops, 'buiit. gen'luin~e
keepi y'urI FEorid I'ar Ser vice
abile f'or yearI is if y'ouI give us1
the chance. C Our' prie ar(14Oe mOigliy re 'sojible
We' want yourii trade. Why3 can't we have It? '
WVe w ill serv e you better t han anyb ody else.
Laurens. S. C.