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,JA. T. MEDLOCK
DIES IN GREENWOOD .y
Native of this County but Long a Res- c
Ident of Greenwood Died There 0
Mr. Jas. T. MQdlocki a native of the
,western part of this county and pos
sessing many warm friends here and
around his old home, died at his home
in Greenwood Monday morning after
i prolonged illness during which he
:slent much time at hospitals seeking
relief. The funeral aervices were held
it the Main Street Methodist church
in Greeniool yesterday afternoon and
intermen. took place in Edgewood
cemetery not far from his new home
vhlch he built several years ago.
The following account of his death
was taken from Monday afternoon's
"Mr. James T. Medlock, president of
the National Loan and Exchange Bank,
and one of Greenwood's best known
citizens, died at his home on the
1Power House road this morning
shortly after six o'clock. 31r. Medlock
-had been in a critical condition for
sometime. and the news of his death
-was not unexpected. He had only re
turned about ten days ago from a Bal
itinore hospital where he had been
for treatment. -Still It was a great
shock to the family and to his host
of friends. Mr. Medlock had a large
circle of friend.3 in town and in the
country, all of whom will be deeply
prained to learn of his death.
Mr. Medlock was in his 64th year.
ile- was born on August 18th, 1856 in
the 'Princeton sectiot of Laurens
county. He attended the schools of
his neighborhood 'and later entered
Vanderbilt University. He came to
'Greenwood in the year 1895 as book
keeper for the late J. T. Simmons,
his first cousin. The two men were
lelosely connected in business all
their lives. In tite course of three of
four years Mr. Medlock went .with the
newly organized -Bank of Greenwood
as bookkeepier and about 1890, on the
death of Mr. J. W. Greene, the first
zashier of the bank. lie was elected
eashier. He served the bank 'in this
capacity for a numlber of years and
left the 4ank to become president
of the 'boan and Exchange Bank,
which was; organized by himself, the
late J. T. Simmons, Mr. C. P. Simu
mons and others. The Loan and Ex
change Bank opened for business in
the store next (1001' to Hodges Drug
Store and remained at this stand un
til its consolidation with The First
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ational Bank some years later. The
'irst National had its (uarters in the
uilding now occupied by Mr. T. S.
hipley, and the consolidated bank
ccupied this place with Mr. Medlock
.4 president until its removal to the
-Mr. Medlock spent his whole busi
ess life almost in the baakin-g busi
ess here. He enjoyed to the fullest
he confidence and esteem of the bus
ness circles of the town. He was
Lot only active 'in business but he took
great interest in all the best phases
if community activity. He served a
onger time as a member of the board
if trustees of the city schools per
iaps, than any other menitbei' and had
ieen its secretary for the whole peri
id. He Iwas active in the service of
lis church and was a member of the
>oard of stewards of Main Street Meth
dist Church and was also district
teward from his church in the Cokes
bury District. He was a member of
the building committee of the church
ind chairman of its finance committee.
Mr. Medlock was happily married on
December 22nd, 1892 to Miss Kate
Bullock, of the Quarry section of
this county. She with the following
children survive: Miss Lucile, now
teaching at Pelzer; Mr. Robert Med
lock, of near Chappels; Miss Bertha
teaching at Kinards, in Newberry
county; James, a student at Woffort
College; Joseph, Melvin and Mary, a
home. In addition he is survived b)
the following brothers and sisters
Kate, 'Sudie and Julia .Medlock, o
Ware Shoals; Mrs. Tom )owney, o
.iLaurens, Mrs. Monroe Pickens, o
Greenville; Mrs. '. 'B. Taylor, Mri
J. H. Ballentine, Mrs. W. H. Ballen
tine and Mrs. Sallie Moore, or' War
Shoals; Messrs. J. A. and .1. i1. Med
lock, of Greenville, and W. 'H4. Med
lock, of Ware Shoals.
Funeral services will be conducte
at four o'clock this afternoon fro
Main Street Metholist church. Re%
11. It. Turnipseed, bis pastor, twi
conduct the exercises.
Tl'he active pall 'bearers will be
Messrs. W. T. tBailey, Jno. W. Colemal
.Geo. AW. Hart, H. L. Watson, W. '1
Nicholson, and 1I. A. Anderson.
Tlhe stewards of the Main Stret
Methodist cliuirch will be the honorat
escort. These are: Messrs. C. I
leatherstone, Dr. i0. C. Connor, .1. 1
Wharton, C. C. Watson, J. A. Ouzt
J. D. Seago, S. G. Major, M. S. Chil
ley, G. C. Hodges, Jr., Ur. P., Sloa
)Pr. J. 1C. ;Harper, 'D. G. Ruff, 11. 4
Sheridan, T. C. Chipley, T. J. Ande
ith fuli ini line, in navyv serge and
. .. .. .. ..$35.00, $50.00 and $~
lget Ie and TPaffeta $25.00, $35.00,
suits and aliddies
yv Suils .... ..$7.50, $10.00 and $:
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hi shioi. sleeves .......$6.50 to $:
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tiful New Silks
affeta, Foulards and IFaney Gecorg
ight for spring at attractive pric<
tto make this store
son, J. 'P. Jennings, R. A. Ellisos, 'D. H.
Bowers, J. 'P. Boulware, 'J. Simms
Andrews, and Messrs. Hart, Coleman
and Anderson, of the active pall
bearera are also ienibers of the
board of stewards.
PRIZE FOR ESSAY.
School Children to Compete for Steel
lelmet Said to have been Captured
from German General.
Columbia, 'March 4.-A handsome
steel helmet, captured from a German
general (luring the battle of Argonne
Forest by American forces will be
a'warded to the South Carolina school
child composing the best essay on
"Why the People of South Carolina
Should Erect a State Memorial to its
Soldier Dead." The award will be
made by the South Carolina Memorial
The contest is open to any primary
or high school pupil in this state, the
only requirement being that each ar
ticle shall be turned in before April
1-5th of this year. The competitors are
to hand their essays to the principal
of their schools who will seni theni
to the chairman of the memorial com
mission of their county. This chair
man and the members of his commis
sion will select the best essay from his
county and forward it to the memorial
commission In Columbia which will se
lect the prize-winner from among the
-16 essays. The iprize-winning compo
sition and the <15 other essays will be
deposited in the hall of archives and
-cords of the memorial building when
The child winning the helmet -will
have the option of either retaining it
or having it placed as a trophy in thc
memorial building, the donor being
given credit In the permanent record
of the building for the presentation ol
The helmet itself is a heavy see
protector of handsome design ant
Ishows the marks of hard service
There are very few of this kind o
helmet in America.
- M'ADOO REPEATS
y Former Si-eretary will not Enter lIla
In Presidential Primary in Crucke
i, New York, .larch 7.-William Gibb
)- Mc;Adoo, former secretary of thetreas
i, ury, tonight reiterated his determina
A. tion not to permit use of his name a
r- a candidate at the presidential pri
Answers the Fa
D Make it "Som<
rour shopping center t
the benefit of the
mary to be held in Georgia. regard
less of the fact that various candidates
have entered the Tace there since his
withdrawal. was announced.
'ills views were made known in a
telegram to Hiram L. Gardner, secre
tary of the Democratic state commit
tee of Georgia. Mr. MeAdoo agaig ex
pressed the belief that the natlonal
conventiori should be free to exercise
its "unfettered judgment as to the
platform for .which the party shall
stand and as to the most available man
to lead the fight."
"While I do not criticise any man
who seeks the presidency through
delegates instructed in his behalf," he
said, "my own convictions against this
method of attempting to forestall-the
action of the conventiona monthsg in
advance of its sessions are so strong
that I can not engage in .personal con
tests in state primaries or otherwise
which would negative the position 1
Statement of the Condition of the
BANK OF WATElRL9O
Located at Waterloo, S. C., at the
close of business March ist, 1920.
Ioans and Discounts .4. . .$112,720.35
Overdrafts ..4...... ..74,78.06
Furniture and Fixtures . 1.00
Banking House ........ 800.00
Due from Hanks and Bank
ers .............. 24,857.90
Currenev ............ 4,227.00
Silver and Other Coin .. 783.84
('hccks and Cash Items .. 401.36
Liberty 'L noW . .. .. 12,441.90
Total . . $160,991.4,1
Capital StocXai ia .. . .$ 25,000.00
9Suiplus FPubd.. .... 20,000.00
Undivided 'Pr6fit, less Cur
rent E'xpense s and Taxes
Paid .............. 3,072.96
Due to Banks and Bankers 519.57
'Dividends Unpaid . . 27.50
Individual -Deposits Subject
to Check .. .... $86,275.55
Savings Deposits . . 6,487.09
Time Certificates of De
posit ... 17,022.05
Cashier's Checks 2,586.69 112,371.38
State of South Carolina,
County of Laurens.
Before mie came G. W. Fuller, Cash
ier of the above named bank, who be
Ing duly sworn, says that the above
and foregoing statement is a true con
dition of said bank, as shown by the
books of said bank.
G. W. FUIiHER.
'Sworn to and subscribed before me
- this 9th day of -March, 1920.
J. J. AjDAHS,
Correct Attest: .1. C. Smith, T. J.
- Anderson, 'H. K. Aiken, 'Directors.
:thing" -at Once
his Spring. Buying i:
rnarkcet's Lowest Price
"NOTIOE OF ELECTION.
itate of South Carolina,
County of Laurens.
Notice Is hereby given that an elec
-ion for Mayor and Aldermen of the
3lty of 'Iaurens will be held in the
3ity of tLaurens on the 13th day of
The polls will open at the hour of
o'clock In the forenoon and close at
he hour of 4 o'clock in the afternoon.
No person slhall be allowed to va.te at
said election who shall not have reg
stored with the Municipal Supervisor
)f Registration as required by law.
The -polling precincts and managers
3C the election at the different 'pre
.Incts are as follows:
For Ward One:
Voting place at City Clerk's Office'
Managers: John Smith, J. E. Tolli
son, .James Davenport.
F'or Ward Two.
Voting place at . 'W. Martin's
em, and She
iddie Cloth, per' yardl.... .......
~ress Ginghams, per' yard.....
ereat'ls, perI yard .. . . .. .. .
pecial ini Apron Ginghams, per y'al
ard-widle Pajama Cheeks in miill ci
ard-wide Ilenehinig (as long as it
'arid-wide Ca nibrie, 40e valuei, per;
anrd-wi Naii'tisook, 40e value, spe01
ar.wd Blrown -Linen, per~ yarid
'Flaxons, VToiles, and Ongandies
the Smartest StylE
Wionde'fuilly becoinig IModels,'
dfaterials, (Jorgeouis T immnnings an<1
M1i this~ and mlore( w~ill be foundI i
spr'in1g. Indiv iduality3 and *ftyle has
di'llinery Offeinugs -a't this store. A
ri large quantity for c
Managers: J. W. Martin, Jeff I),
'Sexton, J. tH. Cunningham.
-For IWard Three:
Voting place at LAurens Cotton Mill
Managers: Jim 'Lwls, Walt le!
lams, Homce Teague.
For Ward Four:
Voting place at Finney House.
faatkger,: J. F. Finney, John W.
Fowler, John Switzer.
For Ward Five:
Voting place at Hicks's Stable.
MUnagera: Edd (licks, Fred Puller,
For Ward Six:
Voting place at Power House.
Managers: 'Phil ID. Hluff, Irskine T.
Todd, -Ernest W. Machen. ,
At the close of the election the
Managers will hicertain th6 result and
return, saine to the City Council of the
City of 'Laurens ns required by law.
C. \1. BABB, Mayor.
SIANiLEY ORINWS, City Clerk.
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... $1.00 and $1.25
are here in great variety.
s in. Spring
brliant New Straws and
I a iaay of Colors;
n our .Newv 'Millinery for
always dharacterized the
l at popular prices.
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