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ARMY OF 300,000
Comminder of A. E. F. Testlhles Before
31111itry ('ommlittees of Congress.
WaNrL1shington1, Oct. 31.-Dissenting iI
Inanly important respects froni t.lo
program recommended by the war de
partment and the general staff, Gen
cral 'ershing (old tle military com
mI t(ices of congiress today that 300,000
men, raised entirely by voluntary en
lisfimient, should ie ithe outside figure
considered for. a1 Standing armily.
IlI favored universal niilitary train
ing to provide w ' emergency reser've,
but thoutight getieral educational work
shohil be c(iomlibinied witi it and ili
tary discipline "somewhalt relaxed" so
1ha1 II systei ould he in conipleve
harn'ilony witi Democratic instfIto
ions. IlI fixed six Ilontils as the
The detlmrtmenivit hadll r-ecommiended
an arinly of more than )011.0000, with a
sys (ent of tilliversial traininig not viII
braci'g lte edieationial feature. Its
reCommen110dationl for a training periodl
m as thriee' itiouiths.
epiar:iit u aga in from the expressed
views of Ilt departinent, the general
de clared arimiy purchasing should he
reiorganiized in a new h irea u apart
from ille qua rItrmaster corps. and a
secpar-ate departmentil of the( g-overnl
m lit s-houlil hie organized to co
orlintle atid super'ivise militariy. naval
atid comi ercial 'i roit nal'u 'tiestll conl
s idered thle departmlent's request for.
2:' 1 ' en eral staff oloirs excessive.
and iliadle cle-ar his opposition to any
(Tori byli the staff to extend its a -
thor'ity into the details of the depart-'
111e i t ureiats and of tIhe liei'.
I iiuriIisg hi . dav of Iest iionies he
froe the two onutiittees which o:'en
ed a series of special Ioint sessions
toII hear hi; viIews oi peaei' I lime re'
orgallizatilon ofi the armtt1y. the foirtiT
eniniunitailri of ile American expedi
tionlary forces e;pressed several tmlines
his pnfatiliarity with tlle present
miake-iu p and policy of tle general
staff and eniphasized that. he was
speaking directly from his experienie
in the field. But he did not hesitate
to put i tIo pointed language Iiis
opinions on thei abst ract iuestions
preseit ed by committee iieihers.
When one r1eprese na t ive asked
whet her lie approved an a ppa rInt I
lendeney of the staff to project its
control into details of the line, he
brought his list down upon th 1i table
"I Certainly do not."
lie was equally emp hatie when a
Sena tor asked whiether (he staff onught
not to I'.ke Ili military commiiees
inlto its, confidence aboutl the generolal
situation l in th' arity.
"r atil quite, surv of if." in- qulickly
Oly once or iwic it he tp 11ont
ing, load him it Vii) iisitsSiont of Ilte
iitiviti of the' .\il rican. ri s t 11
raicv , h olih tati is ort d t
comie inl for motri iinlailed consiidera
lion litaor lit',mpl ic. his tueIt
in ny. w e wiill to i r tmor
''wieand ix s\ettatmentit, whit- inoe
heted toe thi' lati so harid ba t
tamites te tie ohe hgin arinini
ent'iteianti leesiveain, ittays rian
ito n(r i aweek. he ttt i ot
Traiin ieea stai lie Ameica ofitimet
and elisa t ll hadt bied rhae
'niioteheinninghe csii ar.
sihiued on .ianiary t 1 alti tal ofts I.it:
.\miericanmahie of th s vie obeaton
broaeed an had.t1e dittyr wfthi.
rest oifaios btypesi'made bina Iron
The onlyi.\mt rianwguns whio rcmo
ito ct io ,hu: .w r s m ie
piew. .\BuI'~FAF icn o
I. .\topl joing r Live an cwels
hywith volt rugsd. butdin
hae takt~et "Casures." gi u
''lnsai ihetg' iime ot ofrmitsyi
(en i eraloerin andsothrecomendii
t1( thatn ipto an cinclding b: lcom i
ltenantwe wihive armiusiv: itiha
fohichv ae yial to the stmach. Ca o
restetre difernt. clsiley actu as
tsind(ne to definit~ msce us. wha
the solpensiblearmy trievooa b
buttattncd a soha, the1 duyiofhu
reautI cef hoe Irsr'ied iby law an)
tre iPtreintiowrid cto ieo
.aSrtp jotn Lver littl Bowesth
worynaiing you lep. ofyurs
RINU OF BELUTANS
Albert an1d Woodrow WllsoIN (lansp
Hands1. Monarch to Leave.
-aitshington, Oct. 30.--King Albert
and President \\"ilson clasped hands
today. The meeting at the president's
bedside, brief sit. it wis, proved thie
elimax to the American visit of the
Belgian mona relh and he left Washing
fon late tonight. a happy muan, to sail
for lioeit froim Newport News at noon
tomorrow onl thle transport George
Washington, which brought1 him1 to
Ilis country. From (Ite day lie landed
redl by anxiety over thev president's
condition and Ite had alildoned 1hopeo
of biving able to see him11.
When he drove to ite Whitetv lflouse
Alhert had little expectat ion of being
ale( to see the man,111 for whom he has
expressed 1t(e higlest admiration. On
ly at Ile last moment, at Ile presi
dent's earnest reqluest, d (itear Ad
milral Grayson, his physician, consetil.
to a1 bief clii. The king went alone
to the sick r0oom1, opera ting lhe eleva
totI himself. Ili; call lasted en1 mli
'Th e visitor seated himself at the
right of Ihe bed and te presid ent
a tologized for not being able to rise,
but the king expressed deep gralill
cation 'it being able to see him at all.
.\r. Wilson remarked that it was a
I ery hiappy otcasioni andt showed great
interest in thlie trans?continelintal tour
of Ihe tl'gian Imioinarch. Albert re
lted incilents of 0he journey. many
intcidelnts of tile ioiuney, many of
Iitiii alilusing, for lit has a keen sense
of humiiior. and spoke of tle marked
devltopllmetit of tle l'nitetd States in
th1o 21 years which have elapsed since
his previous isit.
\r. Wilson asked about conditions
in Belgiun, ingland and Prance and
- ve e a,-,rly to Albert's replies. lIe
inquired partiuilarly abot Preniers
liloyd (eolg' and C(leiientceau, voicing
hiigl regard for both of them.
As his majesty was leaving he lean
ed over the bed to shake \l r. Wilson's
hand again and said:
"I hope your' ideas and ideals will be
Carried out and I helieve they will be."
"I ail very anxious to stay as long
as I edn. Albert said repeatedly to
Dr. Grayson. "\Will you let tie know
whlin I hoist go, but ilease don't make
i, too Sooll.
After IIt departure of the king, the
I presidilt eXpressed a desir to see
Queenl 1-lizabethl who was hlaving- tea
with .\lts. Wilson. Ill. Grayson on
seti and liher nia.iesty wenit eageily
to the exeutltive's beidside. wht-re sle
rentilained live miueSoated at1 the
h ,t side of tIh' td. 1imo todl .l;. \\'il
!onl u\ iih onie of hur ch1in1011 l
1t he fet ich : to ) vith per
SoIs I li wre ill. Ot iof I Ir I hiobbies
\\hile l':lizabethl was, ill the room,.
the pret idlnt tel .1 draft froii all open
wildow, 'andl asked Ifotl his old r:Iy
sowa at t, rWhich he ito rishes ilsnite
lh4 hilis vliti iiiark its sy tomry.
ioarkinaz t hat it was no1 it'ui to look
'sti luni h t hadi dn' aithfustel'me
Ieoiohl. it'r imaiesty looked inlquir
ini'.' y at I)r Gl*raysoin, who 'ajid hei
hiub t\ hasum thelii tr spibi'lit
Titmiit the treiden t t deaision in t
his tiwn homb; itnd tiiheio hiriti ap aen
rot wih failie a' bis e barriatment
antd :wined rahrill atolo iaie hin ('th
prsien ofteiesdn uih a
\'w'lpt ath een byus tn about h'is
him ht w Alb ch (hted wokeit is fai
tiso and I opIyu iso.o irnchis foo
Wile. Ite quron wai t t trilthsc ipresi
tit' ked 'nareful Ily un11der hiis arim, at
atoigriaphed set of '\lr. Wilson's '"llis
tor y 'of t he American People'' whiiel
thie president hiad pr'esenlted' to himIl.
Dri. Gi'ayson saidl his patietnt hi
hieen grealtly chieei'ed by his talk wIti
lie Itelgian monarchis antI that t hti
visit seemed to have doine him goor
".\My docltor' tells ime 'm g(ett ing lit
nr,"' the p res iden t said to both1 hi
enlleris. "'I hope lie's tell i n the t rut1
and I dlo fe'el much bietteri.''
For' (lie Belgians this pi'obably wa
the busi51est day they have hadt in t hI
coiuntr'y. Theli' activItIes began bc
fto'e 8 o'c'lock whetn the king went
Annapotilif4 to review the midshipmle
of the nav'al acade(my and the que
went to Bthuiniore to inspiect two1' hof
titails. Part of the afternoon was d<
gvotd b'lhy hothl of Itim to r'ecei'vin
'slionora ry degites. AIlber't was mad
"~a oloroi of laws both 1 by Geor'ge W'isl
a ingt on tiver'slity andt the Cat holI
l.. uiniveri'tiy while KlIz'ab''th was masde
'ir doctotr of letteris biy Trinity college.
p- thh of the irulers wer'e gr'eetd 1
13(ardlinal (Gibbions, chiancelloi' of (I
SCatholic unIversity and the pr'eside1
of(i th rontees of Tinitv. Thei vene
able prelate *welcomen them affection
ately and hailed the king as "one of
the most inspiring heroes of ancient
or modern times."
The royal special train, which has
carried the Belgian party more than
9,000 miles, will complete Its service
at Old Point Comfort at 9 o'clock to
morrow. It will be sidetracked for
several 'hours at some quiet spot, so
the passengers will be' refreshed for
their last hours In this country. Be
fore embarking on the George Wash
ington the Belgians will witness the
flooding of two new dry docks at the
Norfolk navy yard. A destroyer will
carry tihe Part yto Norfolk.
Citation for Lett4rs of Administration.
State of South Carolina,
County of Laurens.
By 0. U. Thompson, :Probate ,Iudge:
Whereas ). .R. Clapman made suit
to me to grant him Letters of Admin
istration of tile 1Estate and effects of '.
These are, therefore, to cite and ad
monish all and singular the kindred
,and creditors of tihe said E. C. Chap
man, deceased. that they be and ap
pear before me, ill the Coulrt of 'Pro
bate. to be held at Laurenis Vourt
I louse, Laurens, S. C., oil tie 12th day
of November, 1919, next, after publica
tion hereof, at 11 o'clock In the fore
noon, to shiow cause, if any they have.
why the said Adinilstration should
niot he granted.
Givel lnde r my lad this 28th day
of Octobler Anllo DI omiit 1919.
0. G. 'Tl IOMPSON.
I a--2t-A .1. P1. L. C.
Talk ho we may of beauty as
thing to be chiseled fromn marble c
wrought out on canvas; speculate a
we may upon its colors and outlines
what is it but an intellectual abstrac
tion, after ill? The heart ?eels
beauty of another kind; lookin
through the outward environment, I
discovers a deeper and more real lov(
You Do More Work,
You aro more ambitious and you get moi
enjoyment out of everything when yoi
blood is in good condition. Impurities I
the blood have a very depressing effect c
the system, causing weakness, lazines
nervousness and sickness.
hROVE'S TASTELESS Chill TONI
restores Energy and Vitality by Purifyir
and Enriching the Blood. When you fe
its strengthening, invigorating effect, s<
how it brings color to the cheeks and ho
it improves tho appetite, you will the
appreciate its true tonic value.
GROVE'S TASTELESS Chill TONI
is not a patent medicine, it is simp
IRON and QUININE suspended in Syrul
So pleasant even children like it. Th
blood needs Quinine to Purify it and IRO
to Enrich it. These reliable tonic proi
erties never fail to drive out impurities I
The Strength-Creating Power of GROVE
TASTELESS Chill TONIC has made
the favorite tonic in thousands of home
More than thirty-five years ago, foll
would ride a long distance to get GROV'E
TASTELESS Chill TONIC when
member of their family had Malaria
needed a body-building, strength-givik
tonie. & The formula i just the samo t
day, and you can got it, from any dri
store. 60c per bottle.
IT'S NOT YOUR
Winei dise e i no respecter ofr
.i sons. A majority of the Ills afliflin
0oy touble be traced book to
The kidne the Im portant
organs of th body _,They are the
flterers, the p rfXs, of your blood.
Ki'dney fieie 6 usually Indicated by
weariness. a lesnes, nervousness,
despondenyr akache, stomach trou
bpain in Wla and lower abdomen,
stones, gravel, rheumatism, sciatica
0e AU these derangements &r6 natre s
ir sigrnals to warn you that the kidneys
n M3YA-aarem Oi Capsules i o
O N passenger an
make, Millers prove lo
Millers have prov
by the unusual mile@
tires. Each is a lon;
Casing after casing ti
run all standard milc
Only by building eve
Miller produced tires
der the same condition
of the mileage run, is
defects in wor-kmans
Besides giving you
tance mileage, you get
gives you positive tre
and pavements and pr
Put Millers i
Drive up or call up
the tires put on your c
ful record of the milea;
diately. The soothijig, healing oil stimn
ulates the kidne a relieves I nhinnina
tions and destroys tho germns which
have caused it. Do not wait until to
morrow. Go to your druggist today and
Insist on G0OLD ME3DAL Haarlem oil
Capsules. In twonty-fdur hours yeou
should fool health and vigor returnin
and will bless the day you first heard
Of GOL) MUDIA-L Hlaarlem oil.
After you feel 'that you have cured
Yoursei, continue to take one or two
ogpaulos each daty, so a to keep iri
firat-dlas cond ion and ward oft the
danger of other attaoks.
Ask frthe owltginal Imported GOLD
brand T roe sizes. Money re
funded It they do not help you. -
W E N BROS. MARBLE
& GRANITE CO.
Dealers in everything for the ceme
The largest and best equipped men
miental mills in the Carolinas.
REENWOOD, . - S. C.
- commercial cars,
ast every leading
vest in cost per mile.
.d their case, not
ge of one or two
ese tires have out
.ry one the same has
that wear alike tin
s. Each, regard1ess
hip and materials.
uniform long dis
the famous Geared
This cog-like tread
iction on wet roads
events spinning and
:o the Test
and have a pair of
ar. Then keep en:re
ge. That's all we ask!
>tor Car Co.
Laurens, S. C.