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Muclt speculatio Regarding Align.
mtient of Louislianaa Legislature Soon
Now Orleans, April 4.-A bitter fight
in the LouIsiana legislature over the
woman suffrage issue is predicted by
authorities on state politils, particu
larly in the event that Louisiana is of
fered the chance to accept or reject
'the proposition to become the "thirty
sixth state." The legislature meets
May t0, the list scheduled assembly
after that of Delaware.
In the first place woman suiffragisti
themselves are divided on ratiilcation
Mrs. Lydia Wickliffe Holmes, stat<
chairman of the Natimial Woman'
Pi1arty, is leading the fight for ratificoa
.\lisa Kate Gordon and MIAS Jea
Gordon, ardent siltragettes for many
years an d widely knowi as ellicleiet
organi/ers, have condlicted intensiv
cam paigis against - suffrage federa
amendment. They seek suffrage only
by state enactment, holding to the sit
premacy of state rights.
Goveri'nr Pleasant has consistently
opposed any woman suffrage privi
leges granted in any 'way which would
tiolate the doetrine of states rights
and is known to have many followers.
Governor Pleasant. however, will go
out of oflice May 4 and will be suc
ceeded by John M. Parker, avowed ex
ponent of woman suffrage, which he
uirged in practically every speech he
made during the recent gubernatorial
campaign. lie incidentally assisted in
drafting the progressive party's plat
form of 19W6 in which woman suf
frage was made an important plank.
An advocate of state's rights he never
theless has promised his support to
the cause of natioial stuff rage.
It Warms Von Up
Fo,.r Co'hCohls, Sore 'Tbroat,
When your body Aches and Is FeverlAi.
Who can find([ words to Ox
)pre1s the goodne. s of good cof
f --i; fragrance and aroma
For. that very appetizing flavor
try IED l)IAMOND COFFEE,
You will like it!
Ask your grocer.
Although the attitude of the lead- n
ers of the New Orleans "organiz-ation" f
is not positively known at present, I
layor Behrman in the past has op- I
posed suffrage. He is the recognized <
leader of the city "organization" suf- 4
fragists claim, however, that It has <
been strongly intimated to them that I
-the "organization" will not actively I
oppose favorable action at this time. <
The 1920 legislature will have about <
75 new members constituting the un- I
known quality. The old members are
estimated to be about equally divid
ed on the question.
IIouse members -total 11S and sen
'"Found Seven Rats Dead In Bin Next,
Robert Woodruff says: "My prem
ises were infested with rats. I tried
l AT,'-SNAP on frien1's recommenda
tion. Next morning found seven dead
rats in binl. two near feed box, three
in stall. Found large number silce.
,No 'mell from dead rats--lIAT-SNA I
drys them up. 'llest thing I have ever
used." Three sizes, 250, -A., $1.00.
.Sold and fluarantred by I au rens
Hlardware Co., Putnam's Drug Store
and Keinnledy Bros.
NEW1' YOlK 110LDS
Cold, Drizzling Rain Falled to Prevent
(lrent Annnal Parade on Fifth Ave.
New York, April 4.-Cold drizzling
rain and skIes that threalened snow
failed today to prevent New York's
annual Master parade on Fifth Avenue.
Gorgeous bonnets and wonderful
creations, examples of the French and
American modistes art iwere seen,
bravely defying the onslaughts of the
elements. The ranks of the parade
were a bit thin, but 'the dauntless ones,
in outfits more suited for Palm Beach
than Fift-h avenue in the early and
uncretail days of spring, stopped
forth to admire and be admired.
Probably neover before has mere
I man loomed so large as a contender
"or sartorial honors. Not only were'
h yotmitg men remip lndenlt. they Were
"'gai udy." Accordling to (n otat ions
by Nevw Vork clotilers, the very latest
styles in "blisinre.As" suits comr to
$100, v.lile evcning ('loth1es Vost at
least $200. .
'iThe avenute saw siuits of maniy col
ors and ets. There woer fancy top
pod shoes. too, that Would make a
harhir pcle .1calotus. Trousers were
tight. hagy and .jist loose. while the
I rn inbow-hured slirts iitensifled tle
The -women, with the m0ost part.
vore heavy fur neck pieces with their
pring suits and .almost all carried
ally colored umbrellas and parasols.
lundreds motored to church instead
f risking costly silks and satins In
he rain. Thpy presented a flash of
olor aurid the downpour as 'they
iurried from the vehicles to the
tousos of worship. The "hurricane"
lecks of the Fifth avenue buses were
rowded by the less fortunate, who,
kevertheless, turn out each year 'to
ce the parade.
keletons of Pre- Historic Days Found
in Volcanic Land.
Sante Fe, N. al., April 1.-Declared
>y investigators to have been over
V'hined in a pre-hi'storic volcanic
'ruption, the skeletons of a boy and
sirl unearthed in the Volcanic bad
ands near San Fafacl, were brought
o Santa Fe today and are being pre
)ared for shipment to Washington, D.
The skeletons were found in a
vhite stone house, in a good stato of
etservation. A sheep owner made
lie discovery last week. The exist-.
'nce of this white house among the
ava beds has long been a tradition
lnd expeditions from Washington have
n vain sought it for years.
The house was jpartly buried in
iardened lava and reached with great
lifficulty. The skeletons were cover
d with a thick yellow plaster. The
lair of the girl 'was well preserved
Ind of a reddish brown color. Besides
lie girl's !head were two large tur
luolse errings. The body had been
3overed with fur or feathers.
Arrangements are being made for
'1 Never Knew You Could Keep Rats
Out of a Butcher Shop."
What Ralph Watkins says: "Fig
ired rates around store had enough to
,eed on; wouldn't touch anything sus
picious. Heard about RAT-SNAP,
ave it a trial. Resutis were wonder
Eul. Cleaned all rats out in ten days.
Dos 'about store nlight. and day never
touch RA''-SNAP." Three sizes, 25e,
10C, $1.00. Sold and guarane hl v
bau rens 'Ilardware Co., Putnutlam's
Dlrug Store and Ke nnedl ly Bros.
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Lanford, April '.IThe Wolial's
juarterly imeting met witi ILanlford
huriucl Satu rday aln1d the weathet con
litions, bad roads, etc., prevelnted a
retat man,11y from being in attendance
it they had a very enjoyable and
helpfcul meeting. .lrs. C. 11. 11ob1o of
haurens, wai pre-sent and added much
,o the !program. Also had the pleas
ire of having our now pastor's twife,
Ulrs. G. M. Sexton. The interest she
shows hi the work will be a great help
to our division. We are so -glad to wel
:ome her in our midst and as n co
laborer in this great work. The next
ieetjng will convene w4tih the 'Betlh
iny Church some time in June, so be
,,in to get ready to -be there.
.It was a great privilege to hear
Brother Corseign, the great Illinois
Sunday School worker, wlho has re
aeatly come to our state in the inter
est of village and rural Sunday School
work. He ;Is in Columbia with the
iti st headquarters and Sunday
School board. He is a very interest
ing speaker and all schools 'will be
very fortunate Indeed to secure his
Mrs. M3. G. Boggs of Lincolnton, N.
C., is visiting her father, Mr. 11. M.
Johnson a other relatives.
Misses -Mary Higgins and Audry
Franks of 'Liestone College, spent'
Edaster with their 'parents.
Mr. Fred Cox, of Furman Universi
ty, Air. James Fleming of S. C. UiJ
versify, .\essrs. Yates and Charles
Valdrep of Wofford, were all ahome
.Nir. Homer Ferguson has gone to
see his brother, Mr. Andersoh Fergu
son at West Point, Ga., who was in the
storm region and reported slightly in
Miss Virginia Drummond spent the
week-end with Miss Carry Lou 'lig
Miss 'Leitha Williams spent the
week with her sister, Mrs. Clarence
A SAFE TEST.
I"or those who are in need of a rem
dy for kidney troulcs antid )ckache,
it is a good] plan to try )oan's Kidney
Pills. They are strongly recommenid
ed by ILaurens opeople.
Mlrs 1. 1'. llihoi. .114 Park St., LJau
renOs, says: ".\ly back ached so I
colid hard ly get around. I felt tired
and dull u 'all worn olit and my kidl
n ys were weak and (idn't act as they
shoud1(1. I coli hardly bend over anId
hyi nI (liI it was almost impossible
to Araightean 11p. My head ached so
I (u0111d hardily stan1d it and I was aw
filly nervous. 'Mornings my back was
So :re n0d.11(1 lame I coild hardly move,
and Illy ankles bloated so I colul(l hard
ly .ct oil lly sloes. I just colhin't do
my Work. Iearing of Doan's Kidney
'ill.s I beg"an taking tihem and they
can irely rid Ime of ily trouble."
6ec at all dealers. Foster-\Mllihurn
(0.. .\lfrs., Hutffalo. -N. Y.
Grows's Tasteless chill Tonic
restores vitality and energy by purifying and en
richinst the blood. You can soon feel its Strength
'uina, InvigorAting Effect. Prki. Se.
- T 9
Demand Value in the
Clothes You Buy This Spring
T goes without saying that you will have to pay
more for a suit to-day than you did back in the
days of 15 cents cotton.
But that doesn't mean that even to-day you have to buly
By pnying a reasonable price you can get clothes satis
faction. For in clothes, Elhe in everything else, the
happy medium gives true economy.
We bcliCvC that in CurleC clothes you obtain the biggest
value possible. In styles, material and worlunanahiip
they cannot be bettered.
J. C. Burns & Company
Two Stores Laurens, S. C.
Just arrived a fresh car of 18 head nice Mules and Horses.
Some cheap and some not so cheap. Be glad to show you through.
Also have a car of steel bodied Buggies and new Harness that I can
sell you cheap.
PAY US A CALL WHILE IN TOWN