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'VOI..4jmE3 XXXV. LAURENS, SOUTh CAROLINA. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1919. NUJRE 24
C[N8S TAKERS BEGIN
TO COUlNT FRIDAY
Everything in Readiness for
hne i Hundred al(d Forly-Seven l-:um
erators 1tetly for Work in Fourth
oorwgressIonal 1Dist im tunider cml.
Elscar IV. 1ab.
Mverythiug Is in readiness and tab
tiiniaors ire to begin work promptly
i'riday morning oil ie 11920 census,
said ('ol. Oscar W. 'llahb, census sup
ivisor for Ite Fourth Congressional
District, yesterdlay afternoon. Over
'7.-(IO enituerators will be used In the
entiire country, he said, of which 147
WiI be looking for names, ages and
miany other details of life in this dis
i et. In nddition to these, 18 extra
enumerator.; are on the list for ener
-vnvy use in case of death, sickness
or other cause .preventing the regu
lar enumerators from working.
In addition to himsell Col. Iabb has
an assistant supervisor, a clerk -and
slenographer, all of whom have been
biusily engaged in prleparing for the
census in this district. DeWitt T.
Clement, of (Greenville, is his assistant
The following are the enumerators
for Lairen. county:
Cross llill Township- -rnest R.
A-Iling, Charles R. Turner.
Dials Township--Miss Sallie 1).
Urownlee, Jaines Al. Bryson, .John 11.
Hunter I'ToWnshiii--krover* C. Watts,
James W. Spoon, Henry M1. Young.
City of 1nton.Robert 1). l1ryson.
(George1 P. ':opeland.
.Jacks Township---.odie C. .\10.1illa,11
I)ave W. A oeland.
I Alurens Township--lichard 0.
iolt, Carl V. Culbert oi, Robert A.
Vity f Io aurens-- lev. Wilmot S.
iolmes,.J. J. Carlisle )al, William 'T.
Seuffieltowni Townishlui' illuford W.
lIlahely, Fihugh 1'. Donnan.
Sulliv anm 'Township--illiam 11. hag
weil, Thoias 1. I'reeman.
.Jom'sI-, Gy 1:. Moore.
Youniigs Townsli p---';corge T. Cook,
'Wayne 1). Stewart.
Questions: covering the following
poinits wvill be asked of every person
in ih t'nit .d States:
Color or l ace.
Age at. las,-t birthida',
Whether ::iAngle, martried, widowed
Hirthplac of person enumerated
naid birhni.es of fathc(rF and mother.
giving nuames of1 both colintry and
provinc. if foreign hon.
O1ecu ation. specifying t ra d e or.
pro0fession, -thso intduttry In whIih em i -
Whlehr l abi .lle toi read.
Wh lether able to spea'k E'nglish.
Whei ter nome111 1is oned( or re ntedi
and' if (iwined whet her home Is free of
e.nihmramce or is mnortgaged.
Persons of foreign 'birth -will he
ased c <inestIionst conceninitg thIiese ad
Yerof Uinmilgratio ro the f'n.ited
Whietherp natu ralizetd, unmd if so the
.t'r of natur'lalization.
Miot her I onigue or native language.
Ikery Farm Visited,
T'enlsus 'niumer at ors also will ('all
at, every fam in i their ('olmmuitiles to
.secure the 'nfor'mation necessary to3
fill ouit te (iuestions Conltained on the
Riach farmer will be asked qutestionis
econcerning the acreage and value of
ii farm; whiethe'r he owns, rents or
i~artly owns andi~ partly rents thme lands
he. farmus; the value of the buildings,
neachinery and implemients belongIng
to his farm; the quantity of all crops
r'aised on Is farm durling the year'
I 919; and many Other' questions which
c'over all siossible far'm operations.
Couttoni ,tinnings fom thils count y uip
tX) D~ecemiber 135 were 16,848 bales as
(ompIar'ed 10 325,7:32 to the same lieriodi
Inst year, according to confirmation
of report .inist rec(eived b~y Mr'. C. WV.
McCravv. cotton reom-en.
MUTT All) AEfMANY
Should Help to Establsh Stable Gov.
ernment. .Econoine Conditions
iliamned for Unrest.
Washington, Dec. 2 I.-The fate of
E'urope Is --o closely interwoven with
that of Gerninny that the other Eu
ropean nations should lend her every
assistance Iin the or-gallizatioil and
mliaintelanee of a stable govermllienl,
Gen. Taske'r If. Illiss, American repre
eintative on the stiplrelle War council,
said today !n1 a talk with newspaper
Prescinl till nrest ill IEur ope is due al
most iliely to unfavorable economic
Conditions. Geiieral IBliss said, but
these could be rapidly and wholly cor
reeted if all Eir.ope conibiled revsour (C
es in the effort.
General V5liss sutigested the pooling
of necessl les and raw materials un
der one m1.an rwho would be designated
"director-ge neral of supplies" and who
'would haI'! associated with him a
"director-4.,neral of (istriution" to
see that 'upplies wfere apportioned
where most urgently needed.
Delaring that food production in
Europe this year would be from 80 to
8UP per ceit of normal, General Miss
epressed heli conviction that there
would be cnoutgl for all if properly
distributed and that. therefore there
was no real reason for famine in any
par t of Eu irope.
General 1liss said that fear of a re
vival of (erman militarism had been
greatly exaggerated; Iliat no reports
which had reached him indicated the
return of junker domination, and
moreover inder the terms of the peace
treaty, the German army end mni1
tion facilities were so reduced as to
make heir coimi' back as a coinbaLlait
Discussinlw tih opera:ions of Ilbe war
coullell, Gieral1111 iss expressed tile
(.pinion t bat the successfu l lteoe
of the war was directly attributtable to
the 1 adoption of a inilled command. if
this had been inl 1911. he said, the war
would have been ilpilerally shorteled,
(he Ilusian revolultioll .pobably pre
vented aii!n millions of lives saved in
1llsUCCess5fulI military oper-ations unii
deritaken by (,aeah of tile allies acting
TODAY IS DIVIDEND D.\V.
Lilenl Corporations P'y Out iarge
sulls lo St'oekholders.
l-o.atl (orporations will mak! thle
Iharts of their stocklolders glad to
day with the pavieit of the reglilar
dividedlsld payable at this season of
it' year. All of Ihe local institutions
have enjoyed a prosll. rolls year aid
are making hilans for active setrvice
Tlle following are among the in
stitut ions ,hlat at.( sendig olit cheeks
Enterprise National Blank. I petr
cent. semli-annuliial dividend on $100,.
Lauiene National Bank. I per ctil.
5(emli-annuaittl on $50),000
Peoples ILoani & Ex('hanige J1ank, I
pert ('Pil. SeiI-annui al onI $10(0,000.
seI-anual u on $50,000
nuai on $50,000.
b anrens TI'rust Ceinpa'sny, -I per cent.I
sei-annualll 1Oin $75.000 and~ an extra'l
stcki dlividend of abiout 50) 1p(r cent.
on the same amiou itor1 stoc'k.
'lThe 1Laurensil Cot tonill ii pei~r elli
semti-anita~ l on $3I50,000.
II.\PGOO)l IS NO
Of'ielals Dccline to D)iscus~s ChIargews
that lie 'Syhupathiled wIth Soviets.
-Washington, D~ec. 29. --Noi'man Ilap
goodl is no longer Amlerican milniste'r
to Denmark, it was said today at. the
state depart mecnt. Oileials explaIned
that the senate had failed to confi'rm
hIs noinalitioni before the end of the
ispecial se~tton on November 19, andI
since'l that t ime he war' not gIven at
recesst apploinltment -by President WVil
son1, hIs c.omilsion auttomaticallhy ex
irted on that (late.
.'iir. 'llalpgooddl who r'eturnedi fromt
Copenhangcn seeral days ago was in
confer'ence today wvith Secretary Lan.
sing, dis8cus8sing the situatIon in Soviet
filussia. it was saId that the situation
plticued by the for'mer' mlinister oin
the basis (of Information r'eaitng imi
In Copenhagen didl not dilffer mnater'i
ally fr'omt thmat described in dlespiatchles
recht~infg the diedpar'tmient thlroutgh
Answers to The Advertiser P
The curtain is about to fall upon
''lie Advertiser's puzzle contest. The
puzzle may yet be successfully solved
durinting the few remaining hours, but
the eleventli hotur is at hand, and you
mutst be tip and doing if you want to
enjoy tle feeling that comes with
having don. your best to take advan
tage of the opportunities which cir
cunistaics have thrown in your way
to improve your financial condition.
Solutions of the puz.le may be left
at The Advertiser ollie ill) to 9 o'clock
tonight, or .hey may be mailed up to
that hour anywhere in the co'
Soluitions brought to the office should
be inclosed in a sealed envelope, with
the nioney also sealed ip In the en
velote. Write names and addresses
plainly to avoid mista tes in delivery
or mailing 'he paper.
Remember, the puzzle is to ascer
tain how many circles are in the chart.
Charts may still be obtained at The
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THIRIFT CA3MPAIGN CONTINUES:
Acting Postmaster Norwood Hopes
that, the Patrons of the Local Ofilco
wi'l1 Aid the Campaign.
I am glad to announce, said Acting
Postmaster 1). M. Norwood yesterday,
that the government will continue its
savings movement and the sale of war
savings and thrift stamps, and reg
istered Treasury Certificates during
1920. Diuring 1919, a great many of
our people did not at first realize just
what the 0irift work of the govern
met really stood for: but now tle
banks, the business men and the com
mercial institutions, seeing Nn this
good business adil the better insuring
of our commercial future as a nation
and as individuals, - have given the
thrift mtovement their lea vy endorse
ment: ani t enters a new year, ready
10 lake its place with other reeow -
I -hope the p:11ro.1 (f this office
Sill in vest tlor in these securt ities
during 1921) than they did? in 1919, coil
Mine \r. Norwoodl. Ior aw -. IWO
Ile wecept more and more the teach
ing of the 1 hrtift movieltil it will inl
Strl :ietter livinig, will entable theii to
it' tIlriflier, assist the(m1 to saVe andci
to pave tho V.ty for a ituire prosperi
Iy. In fa c t IItnMar v of it all mieans,
Iu it Is for its real purpose the
buildinig of a betttr citininshipl.
:.'erlainlv yol could not ask for a
betl (r )artiner 11111 t'lelie Sini0 andti
tlh investment of even 2., makes you
stock hWolder il thle biggost (oncell
in the wo'rbft. I fIel 1liat we shoil(l
alt suppor the 19211 :,tvings move
mlwein of the governm11 Ient for two rea
eons at lea.it: l'irst, . helping yoIr
self, and insin g youri own futur ~e;
sondii, it'. hlin iig youtlr golvernmen11t,
an~d hielping intsure its funtire by be
(oinlg a01811 imier, a helper, a lettfer
supporter oif the best um\ ernmient ill
all the world.your own).
('ross lili I .1iarriagew.
mross lIfi!l, D Te. 29 -A wedding oif
con side'rablIe ilntoerest was solemiin ized
in C'ross 11111 today at 10:30 a. m.
Whlen *Mlirs .!osie Gillini was marrlied
to1 .\ir. Leie D0Iav is oft Grieen)wood.
'Thie ceremony was iperformuied at fte
home01 of t he bride's paretlts, .\lr. and1(
'ir1s. .J. l'. Grniffini, by 11ev. W. I). Ratch
tord, luast or ot the br410.
Immii~ediately after the weddiing tihe
biridei and :room left onl the south
bound v'estibul e for their bridal tour.
Theiy will, a fter thIi"~r rturn n, matke
thelir home att ('r eenwood, where ai r.
D~avis has a iosit ion as manager of
an oil mIll.
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one minute after ^,he contest. began.
No soltttion Will be r(egistered, how
ever, unIIlCss accompanied by one of
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Further than this, there is nothing I
more to say than to trge you not to
allow your.elf to bc. disappoluted
when you read next week's paper Dy
remaining ouit of the competition
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route to win will remain open till the
clock strikes the hour of nine tonight.
Then the curtain 'will fall.
SElRVICE FLACG FULED.
1elutiful Smerice at the First Metho
dist Cuittrch Followed by Turkey
A beautiful ,ervice was held at the
First lethodist church Friday night
when lie rervice flag which has hung
in the church since early in the war
was furled with impressive cere
monies. Following the furling cere
monies a bounteous turkey supper 1
was served to the soldiers of the
The cereionies of the evening were
hegitn withi a special musical service
followed by ai recitation by Mrs. A. F.
loller. wife of the lmator. An ad
dress of welcome w:ts delivered hy
.\lr. W. I. Gray in hehrltf of the Stin
day School after wh It Sen. N. 11.
Dial niade' ain inspiring address in i
v.hich he paid. a sp-ndid ettlogy to I
the solier- who had eoiev out to watr.
Following De. Dial, llev. Holler, pas- I
tOr of ithle tlihr--h, aflrhe'sed the sol
diers, and paidl a warm tribute to
their valor and stvic<-. Mr. It. i.
Nickel ' athi deliveretI a he:i tifl tri
hieo to 1lou. Tho.. 1). Ike. .Jr., for
Wlomk a uld atar wa'- upon the ser
Fl~ulo-::in th1-e trilt -s. the act ual
flinhg erimtonty tool: place. .\s. Ile
roll 'all of the cltreh's sOldiersa was
read1, .\iL ; Fani ii I W.! ware. fr)
whom at !. (I cross - tod onl the flag,
;I ly low' r.d the flai' id in a heai
Ifult I pee, h deli'.'vied it iito the
hand11(ls of Plr. \'.. ii. Ital t10 be placed
in thv arhieso the Whrh \ith
the .. flag ab:-.o weit1 a record of each
man in t 'servici' wit his own i
Supremtie (Couri Hierses D),el'ion of
I'ircu if ( ourt in ('a ,e of His'rf.L
hi rdet le Coniiiicted of .Man slauighte r
slauighit r and given a six-yer sen
t('tce ini tihe rcuitu courit fot' killing
I). i. t od-!: rdi int the sununiter of 1917,
wvill be( Pgi'. on a ntew t rial umtiet' a de
('iin lthded do~wn fromt the supreme
'out tlaJst we. T~ lhe .ittdgmeint of thle
lower't court wvas ireverse;,d and t he cas'
or'dered foir ntew I rialI at thlei next termn
of thte ('rimuinal (ourt for' this (otuty,
w'l hi is to lie hield int March.
It will he rotemmbered that lu rdettec
kille 101todlda rd in the 'woodls nea'
the ir huomo.a not far fr'omt Ow in gs, by
shtootinig him with n shot gunt in the
pre'sence oif thle deofend ian t's si steri.
Ittrdlettec entered a plea of self dIe
fenise atnd the ease was tried I:wice,
the first .i me tesut ing in a mnist rial
and fthe se14COnd~ time mresulting in a
('ont letiton for mtanslaughter'. All par
ties to thei trnagedy wcrie protminently
c'onnectedl in the (numnty andl the trial
ef the ('ase Created w1ide' intetest.
CTe Ilaurenttis Coinmm't i m'y ceb bra I
ed Chtrisltmas in a fitting mtanner by
hold( ig I the beau tiftul commnandery
('hristmuas service it the \Masonic llall
at 11 o'clock Chbrinms morning.
A bout forty mt;eb's of the lodge were
ipr'sent, and the service wvas made
Vetr' hentnIftrI and(1111 unnronive
passed A way at ler Home in this
City Saiurdny Night After Lingering
Mirs. Sarah l'elham Sullivan, wife
>f Alr. .1os. II. Sullivall, died at. the
amily res.idnce on Wcst Main street.
5attuiday nigiz shortly before miud
light. She had been in ill hevalth1 for
nany Imon' hs, but her end Came more
'apidly thav was expe!cted, her death
omilng as I shock alike to relatives
The funeral services wvere lield at
le home Alonday af:ernoon at two
)'clock, being conduc ted by ier pas
or, Rev. A. E. lioller, assisted by Rlev.
. Ir. Templemau andd Rev. C. T.
'quires. Immiitiediately after the ser
'ices the body was conveyed to the
'emetery W.iere it wa' laid to rest
>eneath a inass of flowers. The hon
>rary pall )carers were MAessrs. J. W.
Podd, Dr. N. K. Aiken. 0. 11. Simmons.
'. W. Proflitt, It. Al. AssnJ.D
3tulliv-an, 'a. A. FSullivan. W. P.. Sulli
ran, Sen. N. 11. Dial, W. L. Gray, E.
1. Alinter, *\I. 11. Ilunter, '. A. Siip
ion, Dr. J. It. Teague, J. F. Tolbert
mid Brooks Swygert. The active pall
learers wre .lessrs. W. G. Lancaster,
.L. Moore, J. F. Ilarney, James C.
rodd, 11. 1". Nickels, Leland Bolt,
foseph Bolt. .J. W. Dur.klin and Alison
Mirs. Sullivan was the daughter of
he late Prof. Charles Pierce P"elhamn,
or many years a proressor in the
niversity of South Carolina and edi
o. of a Columbia, daily newspaper
luring and after tile War Yetween the
;tates. She was a graduate or WII
lamston Female College and was
eaching school at Tumbling Shoals.
his county, when she was married to
Ir. Sullivan. She was brought up in
holt Presbyterian clich but joined
he Methodist chu reh after her01 mar
'iage to Mr. Sullivan and was a faith
ill and active worker in that church
intil -;lckness previented her from
ho.ve dities. For iimany year-s she was
wir ident of the 1ldi e. Aid Society
td a Ilember of the lissionary So
(ety in both of which her consecral
"I rvice will be grently mliissed.
1 e'sidcs her iusbn:. .\lrs. Sulliivan
sIlrvived by five d-i 'tcrs, as fol
lws: .\irs. l'i'k Rlichardson, of Pine
M: Mrs. W. If. Whitley, of Alber
tarh, N. C.: Mrs. L. F. Dolt, Jr., of
hui.t sbrg, and j\lhs eniec and
;.lie '-"ltian, of this city. T!,w(o
>rothetrs', Dr. W. E. Pf'hamtof New
w-rry, an1d Dr. S. . Pelha,11 of' "ich.
ilos;c here to at tend the filn
ral nerc Dr. and !rs. Piellamu, of
ewherry; Nilr. anidd M-r.. Geo.(. 1). li
-an, of Williaiston, 3:. (eorge Good
Jon, of Williaiston: Mrs. C. C. Garl
io;ton and .lirs Annio ' rlinglton, of
'e'nville: .\lr. and .\Wt . W. K. Thack
on. of Grveenville: .\ir and .\rs. T. X.
ohnston, of* Newerr. \Mr. and Mrs.
C.. Ia'.ta 'rstone aad (I family, of
reecnwood: .lMr. and .\1 :r. W. ). Sulli
anl, of Tu'nhming Shioals: Alr. Willie
del'aw, of Columbia. Desies at11 lilt
nemil'cts oif thle itnuniedit. tamiily.
a hat hie hadi tak'tn aniother' Ion::
ermn tease' on thet I sauirena I lotet
Shih he le has sutccessiully im aaged
(o the pa:-t y.ear or 5'), and( that lie
'x;a'ct s to tiut forthi an even stron~lger
'firt to g li good serv'.'ice anad attract
tic travelitng puiblic to1 14tircns, lIeI
auid' thalt lhe hadi enjioy"ed a spilenid~i~
mt Ii'onatge'(~m duin:g te past year' antd
loped'( to make the 'oinig year' the'
iiosi iitucceissfti in the history (of the
Acel lent att ('ross. 111li.
Cross Hi, Dl )ec. 2t1.--Ne ws re'ached
ross 11111 vesterdlay of a serious ac~ci
lent that oceiurred about ta mi le from
own, when the twelve-year-old son
)f i'. Tomi 1 owc got is arm shot
>ff, or so nearly so that it had to be
unputated. The boy had b~eeni out
iintiIng, antd on hit; returi n had set the
utn down, whulen lie knocked It ac('i
lentally with his arim, causIng it to
~o off. D)r. Sean omf Cross 11111 per
or'med the operatlonl.
E'rror In Licenise Ordinance.
In the city license ori'naniiifce puib
ishedh this week, will be noted a eor'
'ection in the license of retail met'
hantIs. The ordinance as pm'intedl last
veek had a mminium licens~e of $25
'or this class of businests andl an adl
lItional le~y of $1.00 for' cachi $10,000)
>v'er $1 0,000. Tfhe additional levy of
I .00 should1( have becen (In eachI $1,.000
'if nddit lna1 huin~nu~asn owii 1w
TO OWNERS MARCH I
President Issued Proclama.
tion Last Week
Need for l)elay is Rlamfe(d to congress.
Lack of ledondial Legislation Is
Cause. Itallroal and Express Com
panies not Fit to Itie P1roperties
Washing ton, Dee. 21-.-President
Wilson tonight issued proclamations
retutirni ng the railroads and express
comn pa nies o L private control March -l.
Failure of congress to enact. reme
dial legislation was given as the rca
son for exlending by two months the
time originally annouinct(d for relin
qluishing ;:overnient control of the
railroad properties. In his message
to congress last May President Wilson
said the roadds would be turned back
at the end of the calendar year.
"No agreements having yet been
reached by congress." Secretary Tu
iuilty said in announcing the procla
tnation, "it becomles necessary in tile
hublic interest to allow a reasonable
int to elapse between the issuing of
tIhe proclaiation and the (late of the
actually taking effect. The president
is advised that the railroad and ex
lil'ss comtlpanies are not organized to
maks it pos;sible for them to receive
an mianago their properties if netti
ally ttirlr't over to them on Decem
The Esch'S0-Cuminsl115 hill designed to
til conditions incidldet to the return
of the roads now Is in conference.
Iiawnmlih as the staffs of the vari
olis systemls have been retained vir
lily 13. intact by ihe- railroad adminis
Itraton, thl return of the railroads to
prirate con:riol will involve legal and
titrtnnial. rathier than operating ques
io~n. Toe dlieitments of -the rail
road admlistration will retmain in ex
is1tence wt'iti the govveinment service.
Sager .rcle y , former (hairnan of
and 11oW director of finance for the
railroad administration, piobably will
be lie 1ma11n (hlloseni to wind up the gny
ol inteni's m1siness in railroading.
IKven hii tproblems confront the
tx r (scomt panies. Consolidated in
t One .Sy under government op
ranio, the fori origi nal corporations
t!& report'tI to lhav e askecd the deparl
!met'li of jutitice it there 'would be any
Vih;at ion of .he Sherman anti-trust law
: 'heir renaining a unit.
Ill Iwo *ears of phy-ical possessiol
Wf the Iill(at government ha,;
encout Il ered a deficit of approximately
$ f,00,-:foacreordinig to es ma s
uttuiitted v ..ir. Sherley to Fenator
l'min'. \'n the road:, were tak
eni over .wl lary 1, 1919t, congress guar
ane ced th-t a teital of $900,000,000
annutally', I usled oni the avertage inl
comei of a three-et-year te st piod 0. Op1
erali::;g reva nues in 19!RS fell $23t;,006,
0111 helow Ih Ian :atdard r't urn anti
tiL y'atr ':1 hile about $250,000,000
mt'der that amounot. The remtiainider oft
the' deficit hasI bein itncurr'ed in ex..
;ientas of .ltdmitiitt.in, inland wa
Two apptroprtiati ons; have been made
by congres, i one. tit of' $500,000,000 and
the otherp~ oif 87:,0,t00t0,000t mu he I o.i'
wich hi le been used as a revolving
jo ndi by th.i, ratIlroad corporations and
for the inurchase of new equipment.
'That aminints will lbt repaid to thle
A ftr the p i'jres ide' proclamation
w.tas announc ned, i)i rector'-General
llin tes nmad . puliic a message to all
olli t".rts and directors of the rail road
adiinistrat ion, t hanking them fot'
thio!r ico-opera'tlIing in thbe past andi be
speak ing the'irt best eff'orts in the re-.
main ing period of federal control.
lradlers in congre's' generally ex
p'restedl a Itooval of thle president's
ation in1 ptpontt~ingi return of the
"I tink 'he tres idena Ii dlone the
tight thing,'" said 8enator C!ummlns,
of Iowa, chairmani of the senate in
Iterstate' commteree ( ommittee and
chaliman of? the subl-'omi'tlttee which
fratmed the legislation know.n as the
(:innitiits bill. '"It w.ould have beeni
v.ery untfortunalm Ie if the roadu had
been ttitied back lifor'e nlecessary
Iiegiationt w'as enactled. L egislation1
I to e 'teut )5It ('s i i cnctionl with
te revers''ion of theii prtoperties un-.
(Contlnuned on Pae Fi.