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LAUREPNS SOUTH'l CAIROLINAO WIINESIMY, JANUARY 21, 1919. Mf:sR.l
Dry Era Begart Last Friday
READY TO ACT
Fliteein Hrundred ProIbiti1fon Officers
Regan Duty when Ban Went luto
Wffect. Dream of Prohibitionists for
Years is at LatR matfeI.
Washington, Jan. 16.-Nationwide
prohibiton by constiti 'onai amend
ment-the dream for years of those op
posed to the sale of liqm'r--beeaine
effective tonight at midnight. with the
delmrtment of justice and f.!e bureau
of internal revenue, the two govern
ment 'agencies entrusted with enforce
ment of the new basic law, ready to
take action against :h violitori.
The final st!' n the work of en
forcing the now form of rohibition
was taken tonig't when Scureti ay
(lnss approved Ilnally the reutat ions
lo li observed by agnits of the fed
J. F ink 'Kraier, general probhi
tiin comuissioner, announced that he
had practically completed selection of
his corps of state commissioners and
mal itge nts, and had been not!!led by
thmn that they were perpared to start
tomorrow morning' on the task of en
forcing the amendment.
'Phore was little notice taken by gov
iiNfztenii. flicials of the end of al lI
e('sed sales or liquor except at the
rasuiry depalrtment, where much ac
tivity was shown at the oilices of ofil
(1als connected with prohibition en
forcement. Their task, however, was
(eflined to the linking of. detailed
ilans for, ailding local autithoritie in
<hivirng out th, Illegitimate dealer in
intoxicants. Ollicials said they expect
,'ed a 'multiplicity of legal and lesser
tangles to ensue b'it they were making
an cflort to avoid- as manY of these as
()flmnissi1oner liramer said( he had a
staff of nearly 1,500 men ready to be
:in their duties at midnight. About '00
of these will work under the direction
of the state prohibition enfotecment
ofllcern while the "othef's will serve
niici as did internal revenue agents
l fore wart.i'me prohibition went into
effect. Mr. Kramer's bureau has $2,
000,000 with which to conduct its work
until July 1.
Treasury oficials anticipate some
I rouble in handling the distilled
liquera in bonded warehouses. It has
been disclosed that in several cities,
largo quantities of bottled goods have
(Iffiappard from bonded storage de
spite tho vigilance of revenue offlcers.
To avert further thefts, Mi1r. Kramer's
st-at h-as been inst ructed to guard such
lituors with extra care.
New York. Jan. 16.--Demon rum
wvas declared an outlawv in New York
at midnight tonight -ind the declara
tlon was received in two widely dif
fer'ent modes biy Newv Yorkers. While
many thousands gathered in the
churChes of tihe metropolis to greet
wih p'yer' an~d praise the olicial
passing of tihe demon, many nm're
thousands exprIessed their feelings in
a desperate attenmpt to consume as
m'uch of time forbidden liquor as their
systems and~ p)ocketb)ooks would pecr
'l'hme scenes of revelry in the white
light district surlpassed, by common
consenIt, anything previously knowvn
in 'the city. In every case, restaurant
andm hlotel in the brilliantly lighted
honut of Manhattan "mourners"
gathleredl for the "wake" in a spirit
of hilarity that suggested a christen
ig insat(ad of funeral.
'Aim thu liour of umidnight approacherd
)lumeroums funeral processions were
formed and the various coffins were
carrIed from place to place on the
shoulders of such mouirners wh~ose
grief lumd not1 ineapacitatedl.them from
alcting as lpali-belarersi.
-No attempt was made to interfere
Swi(!.' the wake by the official prohil
G9yster Suppier at Mt. Pleasanut.
'Theu public lai cordially invited to'at
,topd -the oyster suppiier an~d box sup
per rat ?dt. Pleasant school house Frl'
dayI night, the 23rd. The proceeds
will go towards the newv school build
Capnilgn o be Piut on iI this ('ou1n.
I.y to H1el) Obliterate Illiteracy.
miss 'minnie Wallace, cotn.ty organ
izer of adult schools, is planning for
the intensive campaign for the estab
lishment of adult schools in Laurens
coenaty In co-operation with the State
department of education In its cam
paign against Illiteracy in the state. At
the county teachers meetlng Saturday
the subject was thoroughly discussed
by the teachers after Miss Wil Lou
Gray, Superyisor of Adult Schools,
Mrs. Beatrice Sloan, of Clinton MIlls,
Miss Grace Clayton and Miss Wallace
had addressed the meeting on tho sub
ject. It was pointed out by these
speakers that the months of .January
and February aro admirably adapted
for night study as the nIghts arc long
and the weather is such that a person
does not wisi to spend hIs leisure time
in the open.
M1isa Wallace has given out the fol
lowing Information for the bcnefit of
those teachers who are wvilling to ii
dertake the work:
"Any teacher holding a valid teach
er's certificate or any person recom
mended to the State Superlintendent of
Iducation by the County Superintend
ent in writing may organize a school.
'Iay classes or night classes may
be organized In accordance with the
needs of the locality, the preference of
the people, or the .udgmenot of tihlie
".Twelve sessions of not less than
one and one-half hours actual teach
ing will be considered one mon th's
work. - These sessions may be oil con
secutive or alternate (lays.
"At the close of the twelve sessions
the teacher may continue the vork or
go into ot 1ir coinmunant.ies i.s the
"Day pupils und'er fourteen are not
permittedl to caroll. Work shoul(d hew
concentrated on illiterates or near it
literates. Pupils must attend three
-nt'tf'r-n order to be enrolled. -ach
clas; should enroll ten pupils.
"If the teacher gives as niny asl
twere lessons to an adiult Illiterate in
the home, that puapil may be inclided
In the report -a one enrolled with per
"lnmphash; shall be placed oil teach
Ing beginners to read, to wrie, and to
figur i'e. No work above third gr'ade
ability should be given in 'lay-iby
'Teachers will be iii nob morIT
than $1.00 peri hour by the state and
iot less than $1.00 per daily session,
provided not itore than ilve hiours are
taught per day and that ten pliiils are
enrolled in each class with an average
attendance of fifty per cent. The time
should be divided among morning, af
ternoon and night classes.
"The counties are asked to supple
ment this salary by $1.00 per daily
"Two copies of all reports relative
to adult school work should be filed,
one with the County Superintendent
and one( with the Staite Supervisor of
Adult Schools, Columbia, S. C.
"Two pii'zes, each consIsting of a
thousand-nmile rail road ticket, will lie
given to the teachers reaching the
lar'gest number of adults to read and
write. These jirizesa arc' donations
from piersons who are interestedl in the
For' furither' iftorma~tion, aipply to
Miss Al innie WValhace, Couinly' Oi'gan iz
Qi' of Adult Schools, Laurienis, S. ('.
School Prize (Cntest.
The schools of the county whliichi
have newv buiiiling and have not an
improvement assocIation, ar uriiaged to
organize an associationi imnmedIat ely
and hold thr'ee meetings before Mar'ch
1st, so as to be eligible to enter' for
the $40.00 building prize offeried by3 the
'State (delartmnent of educatIon.
The county organizer' willl be glad
to send~ liter'atur'e and report blanks
to any school destrin-g them. All as
soelations are urlged to send in r'eports
promptly each month.
(Mhli) Aluma (arrett.
(Cotton G(luulngs [nerease.
.\11. C. W. -McCra~vy, cotton repoiteor
for the county, repiorts -18.178 bales of'
cotton glined in the county up to Jan
nary 1st, as comipare'd to 37,l69 bales
ginned to the same date last year', an
incase so far' thIs year' of over 10,000
bales. Aroundl 41,000 baies were gin
nied during the entire season which
(endedl M~arch 1st of last yeara.
S. T. BALL WID
Advertiser's Puzzle Contest
.i r. S. T. 'Dall, salesiman for J. C. i
Burns & Company, this city, made the
largest total of figures in The Adver- I
tiser' Puzzle Contest and is there
i'tr awarded the first prize. In Mr.
Ball's case, where he paid $2.00 oil
subscriptinn,. he is en'titled to $5'2 1
plls 16 times the amount. he paid, or 1
The second, third and fourth prizes
go to J. C. Bolt, mall carrier of Lau- (
reis, 'who worked' the mzzles while
whiling away time in the hospital, I
Mrs. R. T. Wilson, of Laurens, and
Mrs. G. L. Burts, of Honca Path. The I
other eleven prize wrinners are listed
The Advertiser hopes that the con
testants have enjoyed working the
puzzles and to all of the successful
ones as 'well as the near-successful
First Prize, $84-S.. Ball, Laurens,
(,Paid $2.00 on
Secondfrize, $70--J. C. Bolt, Lairens,
(Paid $3.00 on
Third Prize, $50-3[rs. R. T. Wilson,
(Paid $3.00 on
F'ourth Prize, $26-Mrs. G. L. Burts, I
(Paid $2.00 on
Fifth Prize, $20-Mrs. T. P. 'Byrd, Ora,.
Sixth >rize, $10-James II. Sullivan, I
" vOth Pize, $10-Mrs. Louis Ander
Eighth Prize, $10--Edna Riddle, Lauw
Ninth Prize, $t0-Rev. I. D. Byrd, I
E'leventh Prize, $10-Mrs. Lillie L. R(
Twelfth Prize, $10---iMrs. Laura Babb,
Thiirteenilth Prize, $10-.. E. Tinsley, 1
ourteetih Prize, $3--T. W. Barksdal
Fifteenth Prize, $:i-R. F'. Spearman,
J1. IlVINE COIEMAN
P.ASSElD AIWA Y Tl'ItSI)A1T
\ iigily le.rar(di Cltizen Died Afier
Sustaining injur'ies fiom a l .
M1r. .1. Irvine Colbman, wlose ser
ous iii iess was noted in tile last issue
of The Advertiser, died at his lihoie i
nieain the city T'lh ursday night and was )
blried the following (ay at Chestnut i
Ridge elurch. Rev. S. 11. Templeman, i
pastot of tlihe First 1Uaptin;t cliirch (o
here, cond1uctel services at the house d
and Iv. ( C. E.'Vermillion conducted I
th ,eices at tile grave.
Mr. Colvinan was a native of the
colIy. For a p1i'd of abou twenty
five years and up until a short, time
ago rsido(led in tilie city of Lau ren , dur 1
ing most of tle timle being in char1ge
of 1hie L atueslis londed va rehouse t
where he iade m1any friends on ac
(ounit of his faithful services. F'ailing
hlalth caiused ini to give up tiis place
last yea r and he removed to his farm I
a few miles from the city. About two I
weeks ago i during the [reze lie sms-.
taiNl a fraltured hip ati a result of a
fall on the ice. This 4ggravated his
illness anld hlsteled t-hep end.
The deceased was 68 years of age.
lIe is sur ivived by his swido1w, who 4'vas
Nlisa I [arrniett Ada Barksdale, two
dattughter's and a son, as foilows: Mr.i
lE. ii. Friday, of' NorthI; Al isa Ev.
(Coleman, a teacher in Spartanhur'g
an-'i Claude Coleman, of Spartanbur'g
li e is also sur'vie by a br'other', Mr.
Alsey F. Coleman, of the county'.
\i r. C'olemian was highly regarded
wvherecveir he was known onl account os
his sterlingi (Iulities. Rindly anid un
assuming in di.sposltlin, lie had str'ong
convictions and adhered atruict ly to
high ideals of honesty and integrity.
Celebhrates Sixtieth flirthdnay.
Mr i. HI. Terry, the veteran merchant
of thle cIty, celebrated lis sixtieth
biiirthdcay last Thuirsday by having sev
er'al of his kinsmen joini him in a big
turkey dilnnler at lis home in this
city.' The dlay was also the birthiday
of' his gr'andson, Richard Babb, andl
also tihe anniver'sar'y of the nmrriage
of his br'other, 'Mr. R. Ii. Terry. Th'le
table cloth, ont which the sumptuous
dinner' w~as set, was one bought twen
ty-flyve yeCars ago and never used ne
fore this oconsuion. In COmmem~ior'a
ion of the event Mr. TPerry closed the
doors of his stor'e about. dinner time
and took the force~ to enjoy the feast
with him. Those enjoying the (layi
with him werc Mayor anid Mrs. C..M.
Biabb, Mr'. and Mr us. RI. It. Ternry. .Mrs.
JLtila Terry), of Wilmington, N. ('.,
and Mrs. J. N. Richardson, Mrs.
She(pard(, Mrs. Ilorace TPeague, M~lisa
Allie Sexton, Rev. A. E. iloller', and:
it. E. Ubalb, Estj.
IS FIRST PRIZE
Closed Friday Night and
Ve xteInd our Collgatit lations. We
'eg ret that the "appropriation" for
.hi; worthy cause was not 1:arge
mouih to give each and every one a
neniuim, b)ut we helleve that the con
est has not been without Its pleas
tres eVeon to those who lost. One well
Clown young fariner 1who failed to get
t prize, said the other day that the
,ontest was a great benefic to him be
,ause It helped him learn how to add
aster besides otherwise stimulating
The Advertiser received a large
iumber of renewals and new sub
teribers through the contest and is
treally pleased with its results.
Checks will be mailed to those who
to not call for them this afternoon.
The following are the successful
... ........ ... ..10,741
.. .... .... .... . ... .... ..10,706
Liaurens ... . .... .... ..10,665
Jonea Path .... .... .... ..10,625
. -.. . - .. .... .... .... ....10,595
iaurens - --. . .... .... ..10,s0
on, Laurens .... ...........10,571
e s .... .... .... .... ....10,521
'airfleld, Va. .... .... .... ..10,503
gers, Lan ford Stat ion ... .. .10,133
Laurens .... .... ... . .... ...10.126
partanburg .... .... .... ..-10,12.5
Cross 1Ill .... .... .... ....1 '1
'o iloil lilfluet ol Feiruary Sil to
Whic All Whi'e Ex-Servilee Men
l'.1ction or officers foi 'Ios. .).
e,Jr.. Post, Am\;erican Legion, took
1-ew 'IlTursday nilght when1 the( 1)os't
l its lleeting In the coult. house.
it ad(itiol to the election, discussion
f the ut11ure of the post took place and
('V ioui was taken to hold a banqueot
t Ihe Armory on the Iligit of Feb
wary ,th. To tis i;banique all while
erv('Ic m'en are imited who woulId
ilterestedA inl joilling the post.
'hose w ho cxpect to attend are re
unfsted to 1olify W. it. Rtichey, .Jr.,
mmmnanier oi the Post by hie 2111 of
'I'e followinwmg oIlicerIs were lecltd(:
V. It. ltilihey, Jr., Comman(er; Joe P.
omIth, 1st Viee C'onmmander:m It. A. Sil
ivan, Jr-., 2nd eVice Commalder; P. D.
rhy, 8rd Vice Commander; Chas. F.
"leming, Post Adjutant; itev. C. T.
tuires, Post Chaplain.
'the following men have already
oined tie Post:
T0homa1,1s C. JIo1t, .1. A! olln h1arksdale.
nA M. earden, I'irman S. .oyd, R.
.10oyd, 1. C. Hlarksdale, Boyce R.
'lardy, Miss Sarah Lour Cheek, John11
ress, D). P. Culrry, Stanley W. C'rows,
V'm. 'P. Chiildress, JIr., F.. 11. Caine.
J1. M. D)rimmond, R. S. D)unlap, WV. C.
'owle'r, Chas. F. F'lemning, F'red A. Ful
'.r, J. A. Fuller, W. I lenry Franks.
'has. 11. Gasquie, Jr1., .las. W. lIale,
hil1 D). Iliuff, Roy A. I ludgens, D~on II.
rvin, J. 11. 1 rhy, J1. W. Kennington,
'al I). 'Lake, James 10. La:ngston.
I". I0. .Mull ock, W. R. Moore, .1. HI.
ock, Shell W. McIaniel, lFarris Rt.
dartin, J. Gary Martin, Chus Mason,
lIcks 1". Owinugs, Rloy B. Owings, J1. 10.
)wilngs. J. W. Pooser, MIke 11. Parks.
ioe HI. Phinney, William H. ichmey, Jr..
Gleo. W. Shell, Wmn. MI. Siwitzeor. .l. .\l.
inyder, I en A. Buli van ,.Jr., Joe F
smith, ill. It. Simlpson, II. IX. Stokes,
!1mles C. Tioddl, Lawvrence C. Taylor,
heo. 10s. Todd. T. 1I. Todd, G;ilbert M.
I'yler, Wmiu. F. W~Vright . h'red Whlamn.
Mr i. amnd MUrs. Boss I >. YIoung entir
ained( a few of thir i'friendsi at a1 fouri
oulrsO dinner01 01o n Tuesday eveiIng.
l'he occasion wasi~ ginat ly enjoyed byV
hoso fortunate enough to be pr'erentI.
l'he~ guests were: Mrti. andil .lii. J. ('.
)wilngs, Mr I. andl Mr s. 0. ii. Simmohns~,
dirs. L,. LA. M~oore, Dr'. and Mrs. TI. L.
Pt'immermanl, Rev. anmd .\lris. '. T'.
MAY BE CHANGED
Laurens Ighwny Comiissioni Couid.
ering Shortenaing Distance Bet ween,
Waterlo ) and Greenwliood by Build
1ng New Bridge.
That a Ipractically new road is con
temn plated by the iiiliway Commission
from Waterloo to the Greenwood coun
ty line, allin for a inew bridge across I
Saluda River near the old Cuninghaim
place, Is divulged by a survey recent.
ly made by the highway engineer and
by a news item iIn the Greenwood in
dcex-Journal it few days ago forecast
Ing Opposition to this plan by the
(Ireenwood highway commission. As
stated in The Advertiser last week a
joilt meeting of the highway commis
sions of Greenwood and Laurens coun-.
ties is to take place at Greenwood
rhursday of this week, when the mat
te' of a Common Crossing point of the
Saluda river is to be discussed.
'Supervisor Watts, chairman of the
Laurens Highway Commission, said
yesterday that the route to be follow
od in reaching the Greenwood county
line has given the Commission much
foo( for thought. Should the commis
ilon decide to follow the present route
rf the road from Waterloo to what is
3alled the 1ron Uridge and there eon
neet up' with i the Greenwood road, the
Lvo bridges0 across Reedy and Saluda
river would have to be practically re
umilt if they are put iII condition to
w)ar the heavy tralie ex ,)ecte( on a
hrough road. In addition to this, h.
nid , the expense of rebiilding the
'oal( itself woild be very heavy on
recount of the heavy grades and cirva
ure. To avoid these dillilculies al11(
' c tle .:aim tiim, not destroy the vall(
)1 tills road for local and lighter traf
if, Ihe com1111ssion had ordired an
)ther road surreyed wichl would (.u1
ircetl sou tli towa rd Green wood an
'iss the F.hltda at vy l ff, nel the
d3 Ctningham) ipae, wh1ere0 a 've ry
avorable crossing p1ace is fonli1( The
A:JP)-en of building the road to this
>oint, said Mr. Watt;, would be iii't1e
e.s tiain that of relb ildill' le pres
It road and at the saim time the cost
if erectin!' a newv bridg e -would not be
'On siderably m(ore than that of re
iiildin."; the other two old bridge"
'airther up1) where tle read crosses at
Lit ifavorali! spot. In arhditioni to
hi. Ie said, h expected lihe t .aI
Ii.h w1ay coilum isioln woild defrayi
J:I:t of the v'Nimxi);e of nhilding her
there they iight ino. look so favor.
Ihiy upon hlie iupe plan. The blild..
V- of a 1'1id44-0 at this Doint, h11 added,
Velld also help solve the piedicamen t
hat, the eolilty is inl Oin acoluit of the
ou' passed at tle l:ist sess5ion of the
c,!isia titre ordering thbe (reetion of
iiiother bridye between lickett's For
'y and tile C. & W. C. railroad cross
Ii,. The erection of a bridie at Ivy
.liuiff, he said, would at least imeot the
e3uireinen ts of that act although it
iight not he at tle exact ;Ipot where
ht v prolioters desired i. to be. I low
ver, Ie said, it vould be in (:isy reach
'if th1ose Ipeople besides mak(inig th'
l ist ance between Waterloo and1( Green..
wood pr'aeLienally a mlile shorter.'
Whatn decIsion the Laur iens 'ominnis.
-ion will reCach, said~ .\r. Watts, do..
t)onids almost entirely upon01 the atih
lu~de of 1the Greenwood comm ission.
Shionl t(1he GreenIliwood comiiission re
futse to) build a r'oad oin the( Ivy Illuiff
end of thle lIIne thle LaurenOis commiiis
S (in, of 00ourse, will not bil d to Ivy
liluff' and have the road to 8101p off
short theire. Illowever', lie said, lhe
Ihop'ed thle Greenwood peopile wonuld :
in the Ivy Illuff' bid~ge a ('onnlectlIn
l ink in a c!ompirelhnsive system of
roCadiways such as the people of thle
511ate are demandIing at this time
What ever wvoik is (10ne 0on thle Iron1
bid~ge ionie now, lie said, ennnot lie
ons)idler'ed as a1 permanent in vest ment
for a futur ae tiihrouigh iroe d, as it is nlot
thli shortest nlor most practicable
rou to between lie tiwo coiunt y seats.
It is not the pur'pose, saId .\tr. Watts,
to, abiandoon thig road fr'on Waterloo
toi thle Irioo bridge. Th'Iiis is a very
nimloralnt r'oad, he said, aiid wvould al
'Vays lhe left, open for t rafile and the
bridlges acroass thle two river's would
l'he kpt int anCd le ft for thle loical
traile of that teriltor'y.
Thec Imuriens c'ommission, said .\tr.
Watts, is expecting a veiry pleasant
meet1i ng tw Ith the G;reeniwood comminis
slon amn oblieves thIat the .joint p'rob..
lemis of the two coitits can lie solvedl
to thle satisfaction of both Oomimis
sioins. The Laur'ens commission, lie:
said, will iiot inist on any priogr'am
which wvill place an unnecessary bur- I
den uPonI Greenwood taxnpay,,s and
Jemocratic Club Organized
4t Meeting -4of Democratic Club Held
Wedinesday Afternoon Officers. are
Ilectol for tils Year and Provision
Made for Primary Election.
The City ,Democratic club hcld its
'i:ganization meeting Wednesday af
ernoon preparatory to the primary
lection to nominate officers for mayor
nd aldermen of the city. R. E. Babb
vas re-elece president of the club,
lison Lee, secretary and .1. F. Tol
>ert, treasurer. Under the rules of
he club, the first. primary election
vill be held on Tueslay, February
E.xecutive committeemen for the (1ff
erent ward.-s were elected as follows:
Vard 1, J. A. Armstrong; Ward 2, M.
1. -ilnter; Ward 3, W. M,. Hawkins;
Vard I, W. L. Taylcr; Ward 5, W. T.
Fray; Ward 6, .l. b. Copeland. Among
ts other dutles this committeo is
harged with the al)poilntmncnt of man
g-ers of the election and to tabulate
hie ret urns after they have been sent
I by the ward.managers.
The en rollinen t committee Was ap
oiited, t:; follows: W ard 1, Robert.
I. lto:er: Ward ' , .1. 1-1- Ells; Ward
.-Jim Orr; Vard 4, J. A. Taylor;
ird 5, John Switzer; Ward 6, Ti. 11.
No:'e (am iIdates Oit.
The past week has Seen several new
indidates throw their hats in the
iIg and previously avowed can
ilates malke their how to the public,
wo caididates have announced them
lves for mayor so far, C. M. Babb,
In Ward I F. 1). IEasterby is so far
I, only avCwed candidate. In Ward
It. A. Little has announced himself
nd D. It. simpson al;is been announced
y friends. In Ward :1, J1. MeD. Moore
as his annioul(ceient this w~(eek, Jim
ewis having annoinced last week.
IZ. ishop is asking for re-election
i Ward -1 and his only opponent so
is William Solomon. In Ward 5
I-'. 1'mwitih is the only candidate
.u: far announced. In \Ward 6 Al
ernman IDia isU as yet uni opposed.
Ilembers of the present council who
ave not so f. r announced for re
lectbin are floyd Sexton in Ward 2;
M. li llls in Ward :: and R. F.
one.i in \ard 5.
leisonl College 1111d Government Ex
pert-s to be hfere to DIseuss the 101
ar d'emonst rator D). M. Moore
as annunned a cotton boll1 weevil
on ference io be held in the court
Oluse in this city next 'Wednesday
Iorninlg. .Janunary 28th, at 10::310
''lock. 'IiTecon ference will bo'con
utedci by a niumber of experts from
h-'mson College and the U. S. De-.
taimientt of 1Educat ion. In addition
o these Dr. II. K. Alken will speak on
he suhbiect of "Rural C;redilts".
Tlhe conlferencee to be 'held in Lait
ens is 0ne of a campaign being pit
mn by the extension department of
'lemson college in all counties of t-he
tate which thle b)0ll weevIl has reach-.
'd. The rcor'ds of Clemson college
ho-. that the weevil app:eared in 'scat
eredl localities over about half of this
ounty in 1919 hefore going into win
er finarters. Front t-his fact it is ex
>eetedi that lie .will make still Turther
nro-ads duintg t'he comIng season alnd
hat he may actually begin to (10 con..
iderable diimiage. 'Ilis dlamage is ex
)CCt ed to rea~chl full ipoortions in
liecatuse of t he rapidt approach be
ng madle by the weevil Mr. Mloore urg
ms al! the fatrmer-s of the county to at
end thle meetig. As the slpeakers
vill have to leave on the afternoon
rain t) miet ani engagement the fol.
1w ilay, the h~our 'has been set
'a y and the meetIng will begia~
>romptly on t ime.
vill bei ready to assist. in overcoming
my~ obstacles .which may be in the
vaar of building a shorter andt moro
easiblde route between the two couni