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LIMITATION OF 5
Because of the fact that any news
print -conservation mnehod is of di
rect public Interest, ivery nowspa
per in the south is asked to publish
the following resolution adopted by
the Southern Newspaper 'Publishers'
association at a t pecial meeting of the
association held at Birminghain, Ala.,
on Nov. 24 and 25, on the firs page of
every newspaper, for the information
of newspaper readers of the south.
JAS. II. ALLISON,
Fort Worth Record,
!". E. OS'IER,
I loustonl Chrlonlicle,
F'irst Vice Pl'esident.
W. A. IINlIlAOTT,
Jacks-oiville. Times Union,
Second Vice P'eident
WAU11-1it C. JOHINSON,
IHxecutive Committee-V. II. Ilan
son, elhirnan, IIrmingham .News;
3Irs. Lois K. N3yes, Pensacola Journ
al; .1. 1. Mapes, Heatumon 1nter
prise; C. L. 'Stevart, Lexington Iler
ald; P. G. 1ell, Savanna'h News: 10. 11.
Jeffi'ies, Greensboro News; M. K.
Utnerson, Lyncliburg News; Elmer E.
Clark, 1It tle 'Rock Demoerat; E. K.
Gay lord, Oklaioman and News; 11). 1.
Moore, New Orleans Times-lcayune;
W. W. Holland, Spartanuirg Ierald;
A. Pi. Sanford, Knoxville Journal-Tri
The following i.4 tle resol ut fi
tinanimously adopted Tuesday morn
ing )y the I-. N. 1'. A. in session here
at the Tutweiler iotel:
Whereas, members of the S. N. P.
A., having iit in extraordiinary ses
Sioa to consiiler tle reort of its com
Itt1ee on lthe shortage of lewsprint
IIper-a shortage which menneingly
and inumediately threatens Ilie life of
some 11 souitier11 lewspapers and whileh
vitally affects the publication of every
nowspaper in Ameria,--finlding:
That new.sprint is being usetl large
ly In excess of product loll; that tile re
servei' supply is Iiminislied below the
acte danger level; that no sizeablo
increase iln production 111011 a com1
mtercial basis in less than from one to
Iwo years Is possible; that tile price
of newsprint paper since tel prewar
period has advaneed from about 105
to about -100 per cent; that pitblishers
of newspapers ini their zeal to issue
their newspapers negularly i such
The 11P20 Politial Pot was Started
Bolling Vestierday at thu National
Washington. liec. 8.--Te 1920 po
litical pot was started boiling merrily
as the leading figur1 es of tile llepublI
ciali parly, gatlerilig iei a for the
(pladr-eiliial mrwelng of IIe nat lonl I
committee, to)k cotiunscl with one an
4ther On ciadles anid issuis of the
mitte teelento is to sel et t a timie iandi
plae for neCxi year'' naional ('onlven
tion, but in t heir (constanl y mtult iply
ini;, (confrncesli( the c'ommliit tee mtem
ber1s anid thleir1 gulest s ta ilkd ot alInuost
evit ythng 'lse r'elitin;:, to 1920).
Choice of' the conivention (t.3 wil~l b~e
madeli Wednesday, with 1Ind4icat ions
pointu to ('ithe'r ('hie'io o r St. Louis
and wvih early .June ppai'eal ly :met
IIid onl by3 thei leadersH as tli(. date.
int adition1 14) th aii ilonail Commtitit
Ileen 11rom every3 5 sa ic, thliieputib
Iliean chai rmen a11llthavt. been Iinvited
to lie here tii week andi a larg'te ntum
lherI of' ediors of Repub)icn': newspa
per1s iI are expeted( to alteund. Othewr
parlty leaders al Iso have~ difted to
Wash ingtIon in exchianlge vi ews andi
Jet a1 share In I he prielhinaruiuiy man
elivein that realy141 13 mar.1 ~h ie biegin-1
ning1 (of the na11ltioal (canttpaigni.
Miany of the mo0t intfluiential had niot
y41 arrived tonight, but by the titne
thle mieetting (1pens1 formiahy3 (l on\'Wed
ntesday the p arty inanart iIS xpect' lie
ga terin to 1(1 ui'ont of ihtl most cOmit
olete of Its liind In the hhialory of theo
Rlepub)1lecan pat ty.
Diseltssion of a cons ent~in city did
not get. fiar todlay, lihe leaden,~ appar'
en lyv14 t~ bein )to t ineest ed it otheri
(lilestins t4) giv cit great attentIon.
VTe St. ixm 1 del egaltont, whiiIchi arI
r'ived yesterday was active durIng the
daiy, hiowever,' antd the (bucatio loli ex -
tieet'd to take ottnimoe interest to
morriow onl th~e arilvl of the Chiengo
bouosters5 hieadedC by M'ayor' Th'omtpson.
They had planned to) comet Ona
sptecialI trlaint, but tek lg irape that
they had changed their plans because
of the coal shortage.
ChIcago's chanlfces wer'e helped dur
Ing the (lay by an atnnouncemtent by
Wmn. 1I. Crocker, the national com
mitteeman for California, that San
F'rancisco, mentioned as a contender
for the honor, would not actively seek
theo convention bit woutld throw its
influncen for the Illinoin cliv
VOLUME XXXV. LAURENS, SOUTH %AILINA WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 10, 1919. M
size as lavishly to print the news of
the world, with comment upon and
Interpretation of It and also to pub
lish Instructive and entertainiing mat-.
ter dealing with every human- inte
est, have brought. about an auction
market for niews)rint paper which has
carried its icle above the level of
sanity; do therefore
,Resolve that the Southern Newspa
per P bilishers' association, In spe
cial r iiveition issembled, urges its
mInembership to make an earn est ef
fort to redule niewsprinit consum llptionl,
beginn Iing i oice aid con tiniuing
tirough I l, at a rate of at least
10 per cent, as (ompa reld with 1ie
coiinmptloi for July, August, Sep
tlliber anid October of tlhis year. The
issociat ion ean'uest ly reCon[t Iineinds
that all of the piblisli 's of the south
it Oach competiti ve a co-operate to
the frulieV possible extent to the eid
that (v'ery practicail methiod osilserVa
ti on of newsprint and all other papers
maille from wood ptilp may be ei
''lhe aIssoca ltionl recogiizes he
fact ilt the iiecessary coiservation
cnn not. he aiclmplished except by
the reduction of thIe Size of lewspa
pers or a re(utieoni of (iruilatio. he
assoc iationi recoiliends that con
servationi be accoiplislised chiefly by
a r-edllction in the numb1ii)er of pages
printed, the nmliber of ('dit ior.; * '.led,
the size of type, the space of niewa
healds, speti for retading matter andI1
ilustrations, space for advertising
nid pyraminhig advertising and in
crease In advertisiig rates andll aniin
eriease ini snbseript lli' rites withI a
view to covering the Cost of white pa
per anld thet expenlse of delivery. to (Ihe
'Thte associatiol urges imimediate
co-operallon Inl each competitive area
in support of all tile efforts made by
tie commitee oi cotiservation aid
conciliation, representitng the Amerl
Cai Newspaper PublIshers' associa
tioll. The conservation aid coillia
tion committee of thIs association i-;
hereby directed to prepare a foirm of
report to be sen t by the secretay's
office t,, all tle members of tIii asso
(intioun oi wliclh they are(% retuested
to report weekly tlie efforts for conl
servation ald t ie act ual results
ahieved a suinmary of these reports
to be r'i n ted inl the associations'
".11S BLE E I~-:N" 110.11INO.
Oie of fli Seson S Sus ccesmes to be
Shown it the Opera iIonse Mondatly.
".Miss Illtie l(yes," trie 'oimdy suc
e'ss to be showi at tw Opera Ilouse
ne(xt Mldaly nlight, ha lmade a decid
ed hit with theatre got' l., accrdiig to
pr.ss noee.i. The lkoilowing, takenit
frlo ml The Augusta Chronici, is oi(
amonig sutil lotIces recetl 1 giveni
"\iss '111ue iy s" at thi ('i nd last
niighit tproved to tie on e of th!;e nmos
delight fi sttirprires oft the season, andu
If the advantce~ nti(ces hadl giveni the
pubtlic ani hIda iif whlat a really' high
('lass niittsical comenidy it wasC there'l
v'.ottld hav e beeni a Iar r''ct au ii.ence.
Tihe imusic is by SilIvio Ilci c antd has
all otf the initoxicaiting "J.aizy" 'harm'ti,
(harnaeteristic oif leli's muiisac. The
boo11k by3 Geo'(rge I lobarit tfairl i 3 mr tkles'
with eiclev'erness; the .omni j11'Is ani
extrtemiely good one aunt th pwllay' Is
will statgedh. Artch ie IFoiulk as idhgcon
twio dlivorice lawyers wc:'c liuese, It
Is har'd to see how lietter work'l could
have beein donte in th~csc two iparits.
('enteCs Jensen was hea iutfitu anil
fatscintintg as ".\iss Blte in3et;", anud
lFratneis Alorton as "'Sylvita 11rnywise"'
is oine (if thle best thatit tils beoen liei'e
his season foi' slit ennr dInc and tii act
niadi look hanidsomie, whichh Is tall one
e' in ask Sitn a Inuisica 1Ol cedy. The
miiitc litIs oif till show were "'I 1oney
sice Inn;"11 b'ilts of harmony by .\Iss
e'. Wettwor't, iiJamties antd OsbIorne;
an rd ".\laud .\lli lr" 1i b M Als ,1 enser'i.
'Thetre wer e t hree'11iine spiail tIes in
the seontd act, the (('(tie( danrce by
by3 .\liiss K oodrich' an rd .\ir. I .amb (thle
mtost itenisationial dlanecsts tnaitt have
barItone tiolos iitrodluced by a sliger'
whose n~uie was not on the priogr'ami.
A nothuer char'm of "\MIss 1HI0 le yes,"
was that it was a perifect y clean
show, withbout anl obijectioniable lIne or'
Altogetherci the commonplace title
(does1 not tlo just ice to a musical conm
edly far' fromi commiionplace.
E'veni the 'rubie constable," well
acted by Clyie Long, did( not wear
"chIn whisker's," wichO wasi a strik
Intt pIece of uiliginality In a rutbe con
statle In a show!
'rhe entIre cast was good, and If
"MIss Blue E~yes" everi' cturn'ts she wIll
be greeted biy a good house now that
ahn Is known heorn_
ITA1LIA N STRIKElRS
CAUSE WILD IOTS
Eight lilled aid 82 Wounded in Se
rious Disorders in City of Mantua.
Troops Finally Estaltlish Order.
Rome, Dec. 6.-Elight persons are
(lead and forty-two others are known
to have been wounded as a result of
the wild rioting on Wednesday and
Thursday at Mantua, where mobs tel
rorized the city.
'[hle rioters attacked the small gar
rilson, cut telegraph and telephone
clommunications, stopped railway tra.
I!e, raided arms siops, burnt. Ibrisois,
freed all sorts of criminals, and held
the police and soldcir<: at bay until
freih troops and carai.ineers arrived
with machine guns and occupied the
city militarily. The troops finalily es
tabi isled order Th u rsday n iglt
Tile Itoime lewspapers. ton ighti. print
fill[ detlail of lie sitiatI ion at Ma l
IIi. Tle (iorniale D'italia nays tlie
M.iiia charti of labor aitliorized
a1 itike witloui excesses. Tie disor1
-rs were b'giln by 500 'strikhers, who
*pci'''lily were joiled by IIt' lawles.l
elnalutider the( directionl of ex
l eoi ist s.
Tiie crowds stoirmcd the niilitary
blrrack a antd firedI on the garrison.
'lt' soldie's's d (iscouiral'iged 1he1 attack by
firing into 1he air. At the suggestioit
of soile ofl 11he extremist leaders Ihie
mob tv:)v(d oll lo the railway statio),
an1(i (0zed the r'estalrant, Where tlhey
feasted 111( l k wine. Those of
1the riotelris uilable to enter the res
olirant vere inctenised when the Imna
n eh) puilrd wi-Ite 4,11 the t l iloor of
:hit' )les 'a1tan unil it flowed into till'
Thle radls weure town*; up1 to preventl
rins fronii 'lltring or1 leavinA Ile
tatitoll and the buii ling itself wa.s
badly wre(cl. At the suggestion,
"lI is lb(11-n the jail8. ald free the
pr~ione,"'the illob moved to the
-i'i.O. s over11m the gum-rds aid or
id Ihe aslonilslud prisoners out,
Ii'lltig thoeil a revoluiion had come
11ni they Were free.
Tihe liel Ieleased wvere all beilig
li i for cotliliion crimnes. 'I'llose ill
,.ble to obtaiin civilianu clothes turi ed
St'ir' stri d utiolriiis illside ou1t So
:,s )to be less colispieuou's. 'I'hey were
i 11v1*narm seized from sohiliers or
takenI from thev looted arms shops.
Thle proprietor of one'. of thearm
slops raided by the 11(ob took r'eflge
in a room belinld tile shop aned was
blirntle to devaih in tihe fire thlie ml)ob
-1 after t akilng all lie revolvers,
rifles and aIIIitnition In the store.
ltepuiblleias lIady for National Com.
Washington, iOev. 7.--The leading
figures of (lte lepuiblicanl party will
he In Washlingtoil most of t his week
for Ile meetilg of tile natilonal iepub
livan committee which colvenes Wed
Althougi hI seleCtio of a lahce and
date for tht 1210 national 'O conivention
4s the only busiless formally before
ihr collimitat, the gat'ing of party
leaders is expleettd to bring out a. great
deal of disclssion of carididates and
policies with lil'elimilnary jockeying
whIichl may have ani unportantf bearing
on tile campaignl.
Several embiliris of the committe
and many oliers prooinlit iII lItepub
licanl circles in thw var-iouls states al
ready had arriveI ttoniglit, and St.
Lous1111 hafts brokeii the ic of ilte light
for the l oivelition by op'ning leil
effort for selection as ith colvellion
,is tx!od'(ed to be ani toIpr eendlvi to
f~orrow bytoa Ipeilltr..in of ho': siers.ol
hav Wtednesday at~ leator 11 andi-~tls
daoitt oll headquarit ale eatldidio to
bei'atbwoek. Th~iles. manage s 1or.\aj
ta' Oin. l n leonard n\\' li ae sat( re
d llation tyin. to lt ntheio nvlenlion I
fr Chlie ('elo,~i tis e C'- to 11 oa iz
of rov. legrak O.--owden i iendself
Senator lat rdnglof O(ioae ndr
ltood to el yolanning flI ak~e, advan
clxge the' mieing antiv hadml Stomas
Juot et nat Pinexer of \\u'. hintonI
have t be activ herei~ ao s:t emin.
SomI)er mebrs' theh fo ommitwt(ays
Yhouhtee better, ~that' ain I~ nt liing
eyeiinghtie and yp'lfee o e Cn
veone Ihheanumily canl taest
renlutindring the worke.ea~n it athe
gentlyh ak n i formil'Iy egtabe g tv'r
much benter tanhe of andhrshffca
Must Be Discreet.
Of course every uain ought to )-. 1i)
cral with his wife, but there is no
sense In giving her enough money to
hire a divorco lawyer.
A man has no more right to say an
uncivil thing than to act one; no more
right to say a rude thing to another
than to knock ihun down.-Johnson.
Power of Sympathy.
There is a wonderful power in sym
pathy to open and display the hidden
richness of a mnan's own seemingly nar
ow life.-PhillIps Brooks.
The White F -Ague Is Annually
Taking a Deadly Toll of 150,000
Lives in the United States.
It Is an Actual Menace to Your
Home and Your Family and Yet
Tuberculosis Is Preventable.
T HE double barred cross is the emblem of
the National Tuberculosis Association
and one thousand affiliated state and local as
sociations that are fighting the white plague.
For centuries the gigantic figure of this dread
disease has cast its shadow upon city and
With your help it can be driven from your'
The door marked with the double barred cross
is not open to tuberculosis.
Use and Buy Red, Cross Christmas Seals
Every seal represents a penny', worth ofl cure and prevention.
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