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Three-Qda~ters of Million Dollars
ElWled Treaty and League, Says At.
Macon, Ga., April 8.-"Three qear
ters of a million jollars killed the
treaty of peace, and the league of na
tions covenant," -charged Attorney
General A. Mitchell Palmer here to
night in his address in behalf of his
own candidacy for ItLe presidential
nomination in Georgia, City hall audi
torium, was packed with what was
said to have been the largest orowd
ever assembled there.
"With the majority vote purchased
In Michigan," he continued, "Sena~tor
'Lodge organized the foreign relations
committee and i'efused to report the
treaty. If the democrats had carried
lichigan-if the republican ilyart had
spent say, only a couple of hundred
thousaud dollars-the democrats would
hace organized- tho se'nate and the
foreign relations committee would
have reported the treaty and it would
have -been passed. It took months of
'struggle to get these democrats to de
sert the party."
The attorney general defended the
administration of President 'Wilson.
-He read a letter from Senator .1oke
Smith, who a few nights ago criticiz
ed the attoreny general from the
same platform. The letter was dated
November 14, 1918, being written af
ter the deportation of the "reds," as
"I am just sending this one of many
appreciative editorials appearing in
Georgia ;papers. May I add my own
sincere congratulations to you and the
cause. If at any time I can be of as
sistance to you in the senate be assur
ed I will appreciate your calling on
ie declared that the purpose of Sen
ator Hoke Smith and Senator Reed
and others was to repudiate Wilson
and ergbarrass the presefit administra
tion and to change the democratic
"They say I cannot carry Pennsyl
vania," said the attorney general. "If
the party will nominate some man
1who can carry Pennsylvania, I'll bN
for him. But he must be a bettei
democrat than has yet announced."
M1r. Palmer referred to criticisms ol
his Quakeribin and statements that ht
has refused the post of secretary oi
war in 1916 and could not, therefore
be the commander of the army an(
navy as president.
"Far be it from ic to deny the faitl
Df my fathers," said Mr. Palmer. ti
"I couldn't accept, ' a post In the q
piping days of -peace where I should s
have to spend four of the best years
of piy life in preparation for war that a
I believe is impossible," declared 'the v
"But I was for this world war. '
Every .boy in my family and every boy *
in my wife's family, all Quakers, were ,
in the war from the .first .to -the last."
"If you want references as to my
fighting ability, I refer you to several
"When I saw him attacked and vil
lified and no one willing to defend
him, I determined to carry the flag of
Woodrow Wilson to the people" de- a
clar6d Mr. Palmer.
BOLL WORM PENT
CAUSES CON FLICT
States Not Agreed as to Course. Texas
(1rowers have 'Failed to Back Up i
Washington, April 7.-Sharply con
flicting proposals for meeting the pink i
boll worm pest, which has attained a
foothold in certain Texas cotton grow
ing areas, apreading from Mexico, and 4
has also broken out in Louisiana, were i
preseited today before the rederal
horticultural board by state officials,
iepresentatives in congress and dele
gatiohs from nearly all the cotton
growing states. Representatives.of the
states outisde Texas demanded that a
federal quarantine be invoked against
the whole of Texas, unless its citizens
agree tp abolish cotton growing con
pletely in infested areas for three
The Texatls, led by Governor Hobby,
presented a counter plan to allow cot
ton planting this year under strict re
gional quarantine, 'with a promise to
prohibit the cropping in 1921 if the
boll worm appears.
The Louisiana delegation assured the
-board that by voluntary action, al
ready undertaken, backed up with a
special session of the legislature, the
growers would abstain from cropping
the lands on which the worn has been
There wa sconsiderable heat in the
argument before the board, especial
ly when Dr. C. L. Mariett, its chairman,
said flatly that the Texas growers and
state government had, failed to back
up the government in' its fight on the
pest, and were now advancing a prop
osition which might make eradication
of the worm impossible. The Tbxans
retorted 'with the assertion that the
board "could not get anywhere with
to ibig t stick," adding -that federal
uarantine against cotton in the whole
ate could not 'be maintained.
A decision on the matter of a quar
ntino will be handed down shortly,,it
'as announced after the hearings.
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LANFORD NEWS. *
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'Lanford, April 12.-Rev. .J. T. Miller
reached a good sermon as usual to
is congregation Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Randall and
lisses -Estelle N'elson and Pauline
Valdrep from Hendersonville, N. C.,
pent the week-end with relatives
ere, making the trip down the moun
aln in a car via Greenville.
Mrs. J. 13. Cooley has returned after
pleasant visit to relatives and friends
a Columbia, 1Leesville and Greenwood.
Mrs. A. R. Holmes delightfully en
Crtainedi her little ISunbeam band last
veek -witi-an Easter egg hunt. Vat'l
ius contests and games were played
ad delightful refreshments were
Mr. J. ;13. Williams and family went
o Fountain Inn on a brief visit to rel
-Mrs. Harpor 'Higgins is spending a
'ow days with Mr. andl 'Mrs. J. S.
Capt. J. W. Lanford hss returned
rom another visit to Tennessee, bring
ng a car load of' fine cattle.
Messrs. J. W. Johnson and C. C.
Zox 'went to Greenville to see the -ball
fame .between Clemson and Furman
6vhich resulted in 4 to 5 in favor of
Miss Ruth Cooper, of Clinton, spent
the week-end with parents and her sis
ter, Mrs. 'Bobo near 'Cross Anchor.
Miss Lenora Patterson is spending
the week in Laurens with her aunt,
Air. J. W. Henderson and family, of
Laurens, spent 'Sunday with 'Mrs. 'Alin
nie Druinmond, at their old home.
'Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Garrett at
tdnded services at Warrior Creek Sun
day morning and visited Mr. James
Williams after services.
Mr. J .B. Harman, of Laurens, was
a visitor in his old home town Sunday
Mrs. 0. F. Fowler has been very
sick but is soime better.
Mrs. 'J. R. 'Patterson visited hci
mother, Mrs. 'Nannie Martin, recently
31r. W. L. Patterson and family, Mir
and -Mrs. J. B. 'Hunter and family, an(
-Mr. Carl 'Patterson and family, attend
ed the marriage of their sister, Mis:
luth Patterson, to Mrq 'Roy France, of
Spartanburg. Miss Ruth 'was well
cnown- here and all over the county,
md has a host of friends and ischool
nates who are wishing her niuch hap
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HONOR ROLL *
Princeton H1igh School.
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Tenth Grade-Jessie Taylor, Grace
Bagwell, John C. 'Bagwell, Estes 'Day
enport, Talmage Ridgeway, Ola Senn,
INinth Gradc-Lillie 'Redden.
Eighth Gradc-Lucile Monroe, Luke
Johnson, Ruth -Arnold.
Seventh Grade-Winnie Davis, Nellie
Redden, -Ruth -Hall, ilavid Arnold,
Genie Arnold, Clifton Freeman, Davis
Sixth 'Grade--Robert Collins, Malcom
Traynham, Senle Arnold, -Mollic Ar
Fifth Grade-Annie Robert Arnold,
Fourth Grade-Purie Senn,' Hendrix
Arnold, John Arnold, 'Niza Taylor,
Third Grade-Niza Hall, Irene Da
vis, Lillian Monroe, Houston Freeman.
Second Grade--Helen Strickland,
Beatrice Senn, Frank Arnold, Robert
First Grade--june Strickland.
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Tuesday, April 20th
AT 10 o'clock A. M., RAIN OR SHINE, WE WILL
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