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4AUR~N8,SOU H CAR, OLINA,- WEDNESDAY, MAY 12,190
OP[NS N[X MONDAY
Program This Year Better
Complete Rteproduction of Spark'ling
Comedy "Pinafore" to be Feature of
t lie Program. Louise Stal ling's.
Lyric Sopranio, to Appear Artist
Mr. Jack Alh'ershardt of the Redpath
Chautauqua is here looking after the
-interests of .the local jpeople in ad
vertising the coining Redpath Cljan
tauqua which will open next Mnqday
afternon at fonr o'clock.
Mr. Albershardt states that the
program this year is tietter by far
than any program ever given by any
Chautauqua company. The program
is replete with timely lectures and
-music of an. -enjoyable!- character.
There. will be lectures on such vital
themes as "Modern' Unrest", "Thd
iPlace of the Farm in Modlern Life",
and "Facing the Task',.
A complete reproduction of the fa
muous Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera
"Pinafore", sparkling comedy success,
"Nothing but the Truth"; Louise
Stallings, lyric mezzo soprano, NeW
-York Opera Singers, and 'Brobecker's
Swiss Singers and Yodlers, are some
of the attractions.
The Sybil Sammis Singers will be
the attraction for the first afternoon.
This is a vocal quartet eminating
from the studios of iSybil Sammis
McDermid of Chicago. They present
a ;progran of ensemble, quartets,
trios, duets, as well as solo appear
ances. Costumed sketches are a pleas
At night beginning at eight thirty
-o'clock, the Sybil Sammis Singers
will give a thirty minute prelude af
ter which Dr 1-. HE. Rompel will give
his lecture "Facing the Task".. Per
manent patriotism, community co
.operation and industrial responsibil
Ity qre some of the great topics which
.Dah" Rompel will present in this
lecture. "Dad" tRompel Is the name
given to Dr. Rompel by the thousands
of sallors who letarned to know film
at the Great Lakes Naval Training
.Station where he has been Civilian
Pastor since 1917. As a lecturer, Dr,
Rom pel is known for the vivid, dy
namic manner in which lie presents
themes of importance.,
The Chautauqua here will be In
charge of Mr. Thomas Gorman. lie
comes well recommendedi as one of
the strong Redpath Chautauqua Super
The local committee is planning a
big local ticket 'drive for Friday and
the "Old Chautauqua Whistle" will be
blown every time 10 tickets are sold,
" get readl~y 'for -a noisf day in Lau
The camp~aignl in the rural sections
*began yesterd(ay and a gratifying re
sponse to the ticket solicitors was i'e
ported. From present ap~pear'ances, it
Is thought thgt t-he Chautauqua this
year' willibe attended biy the largest
crowd~s. in the history of the ass6eia
Mrs. Jane. C'ulbertson.
.Mii2. Jane Watkins Cuibertson,
widow of the laite Y. J. Cu'lber'tson of
the Ekom section, (lied at her home
Friday morning after a linger'ing ill
ness of fourt months. -She was 74
years old and was a most estimable
woman. Funeral and in'terment ser
vices were held at Union church. The
sur'viving children of Mrs. Culbertson
are: J. D)ennis Culbertson, Mrs. 11. S.
'Wallace, Mrs. J. W. Fowvler' and Mr's.
Jennie Hamilton, all of the county.
Mris. WV. P. Cul~beudtson of (Oross Hill1
andl J. Wade Cuilber'toni of Ware
Shoals ar'e members of the family,
children of a former .mai'riage of Mrs.
Culbertson's husband. She had a
large family connection, Judge Ii. H1.
'Watkins of Anderson being a cousin.
Revival at Ora.
'Revival services have been an
nounced bpy Rev. I. N. Kennedy to be
gin at the A. -R. P. eturchi in Ora on
F'riday at 11 o'clock. Friday night
addresses will bo made by Rev, and
Mrs. A. 3. Ranson, returned mission
aries from India. 'Tepublic is cor
.dialvl invited to attend these sevices.
MRS. CLEO C. IYOFFOD
BURIED ATL NEW PROSPECT'
Large Concourse of R1fatives andtul
Friends Attend Funeral of Belyvell
.Mrs. Cleo Cu thingtmaimi W'offord,
'wife of. John A. VfforQl, of Madden
Station, widely known g1r her circh
work. and through her 'contriblutions
to the locil, papers, died at her hoio
Saturdfy night at t0:30 o'clock aftgr
an illnes's of a few idiys. 11cr illness
was ;not generally' known and the
news of her death came as a great
shock to her inany friends and those
who had followed her writings for
Many years. Mrs. Wofford was the
regular correspondent of t,his p1aperi
from iher community and maide special
contributions to this paper and The
'haurensville Herald uier' the "nn
name "Aunt Kate" and ier name was
a household 'word in the cotinty.
The funeral services were held at
Now Prospect church, nevr her home,
Tuesday morning, and was attended
by a vatst concourse of .people. The
services were conducted by her fornier
pastor,"Rev. Jas. R. Williams, who
paid a beautiful. tribute to her life
,as a wife, a mother and church work
cr 'He was assisted by 1Dr. J. W.
Langston and Dr. A. 13. 1bangston, both
pl-onlifient ministers and missionaries
of the Baptist church. After the ser
vices the body was borne to -the ceme
tery near by and laid .to rest beneath a
mass of beautiful flowers. On a siver
late was the simply inscription "Aunt
Kate" with the year of her birth and
dearth. The active pall bearers 'were
Messrs. C. A. Power, D. M. Norwood,
L., Thurman Finlby, .W. S. 'Power,
Thad F. Moore, G. I. IFinley, J. H1.
Power, J. D. Culbertson. Tile honor
ary pall bearers were: Maj. W. A.
Wats, Messrs. C. B. Bobo, II. K. Aiken,
H. Terry, Dr. R. R. Walker, Dr. J. H.
Teague, Alison Lee, J. D. W. Watts, J.
, Mrs. Wofford was the daughter of
the late William L. and Kate Langston
Cunningliam and was 47 years of age.
She-was educated in the schools of the
neighborhood and later flnished her
.4chopling at a female college in Co
lumbia, being a woman of rare accom
ilislment and ability. Brought upl)
amid Christian influences, she was
a consistent church 'worker, .be
Ing a member and active worker
not only in the New 'Prospect
Baptist churcli, where she held her
iembershii), but in the various or
'ganizations of her denomination
where she was often an indefatigable
and inspiring leader. ier home life
wis spent in beautifull devotion to her
family, sacrificing herself for the edit
cation and advancement of her chil
'Tihe deceased is survived by her hus
bal and ten children, the eldest of
whom, Miss Kate V. Wofford, who has
been connected with Y. W. C. A. work
in Richmond,'was at home prepartin.
to go to Constantinople. The second
daughter, Miss Azile Wofford, is a
studlent at the Baptist seminary at
I~ouisville preparing for missionary
wvork abroad. Two other dlaughtersi,
Misses Myra and Mattie Sue, are stu
dents at 'Winthrop college, the for'mer
being in her senior year' and presi
(lent of the student ibody. Tile oldest
son, John William WVolford, is now at
-West Point Military Academy, having
gr'aduated from Clemson college ini
5the class of 1918. 'rhe othler cildrenf
of school ago are attending tihe Laui
rens graded schlools. Two sisters anid
a brothel' also survive her', as fol
lowvs: Mrs. W. HI. lIud~gens andl Mrs
May Cunningham Madden of tile count
ty, and Drt. Gus Watts Cunningham,
of tile University of Texas at Austin,
Rtest Iloonm to itemain Openi.
Tile Advertiser is authorized to
state that tile iaadies rest room in the
court house will b)e open after the us
ual hou~rs during tile chlautauquta and
that Ml's. Bagwell, who has it in
charge, will be glad to have women
and children make it their headquar
ters bietween the afternoon and even
Mrs. Tyler Entertains,
Ml's. Giber't M. Tyler entertained
her cardl club Friday afternoon, Forty
''Pwo being played at some tables and
Bridge at others. After a number of
games were enjoyed a temipting salad
course with punch was served. She
was assisted in entertaining by her
sisters, Mrs. J. J. Adams and Mrs.
'W TR. Richoy, Jr.
BASE BALL L.EAOE,
FOR FOUR TOWNS
La,1'utig 01inton, cross' itill, 1111d
.44s'ldville form League to Play
At '-fineeting of representatives
from L aurens, Clinton, Uross 1lii and
(olIdytIi! held at the office of W. P.,
.lic)bsl fit Clintorn last T 'rsday the
orza'nfAtilm of- the Laurenls County
Base Hall League was perfected and
a schedtil of grAmes t6 'begin .June
l8th ivas ado ted. .J. TcC. a
v! Laurens, was elkected prosrident,
Dr. Ralph Johnson, of Clinton, wax,
elected viee 1 president, and Alison Lee,
of Laurens, secretary and treasurer.
These oil'cers, with the officers of tle
four towns in the league will consii
tute the board of directors.
A constitution for the lengtu3 welas
also adopted. Under this constitution
the four towns will form clubs of play
ers from each town -or community,
no salary or other compensation of
any kind being allowed. Former pro
fessionals andi college players will be
eligiblo for the teams, provided th1ey
play at their own expense. The qb
ject of the league is to provid9"..a
clean form of amusement for the)
sllimllll months without going to the
expense of hiring players. Two games
will be :played each week, on Tues
(lays and Fridays, the home teams
bearing the expense of the games and
taking all gate receipts, while travel
between the league towns will be by
NO SOLIER RELIEF
11111 Not, to be Brought Forward in
Congress for Sonic Time.
Washington, May G.-After a series
of informal conferences, Democratic
and >Republican members of the house
agreed today there was no prospect of
enactment of soldier relief legislation
before the forthcoming recess for the
Representative Knutson of Minne
sota, the Republican whip, said that
many members felt' that the whole
question should go over until after the
November election so as to avoid the
Iposisble injection of partisanship in
Representative Garner of Pexas,
Democratic Whip and member of the
ways andl means committee which con
diucted extensive hearings on relief
IeAislation, declared sentiment was
"'rapidly changing" and that a major.
ity of the Denoeratic members of the
colminittee were "willing to let tile bill
(cntinue to sleep in committee."
.\luch of the change in sentiment.
members said, was (ilie to the large
number of protests against increasing
'he tax burden and its possible effect
on the cost of living.
31T. VLEASAINT S(IIHOOL CLOSES.
A ttruethe~ Program A rranIigedt for
(losinig Exercises at Mt. Pleaisanit
An attr'active program has -been ar'
ranged for the closing exercises of the
.\t. Pleasant school which1 will be held
Thursday night of thuis week. The
following pr1ogram has been announic
Santa Lucia (Italian Chor'us)
Play-"A Grandma's Party."
Girou p Scene.
AwardIng of Prizes.
Honioredl at Brenau.
It will lbe of interest to the many
friends of Mliss Maudle Mlae Jdssee to
know that at a recent election of of
ficers of Student Union at B1r. - au Col-.
lege, she wvas elected Vice Pr'esidlent
for 1920-21, and by virtue of this of
flee -becomes a member of .the Execti
tive and Student Council. She has also
been elected 'llouse Presidlent and
President of the Zeta Tau Alpha Fr'a
ternity for the ensuing year. This is
a tribute of love and esteem from her
fellow students, and Miss Jessee is *o
ho congratulated on having won for
herself such an honor in her college
Vypsy Simitih 3Ieting to be Held in
itear of Graded School auldinr.
Starts .1tune th.
-Plans which have been under dis
cussion for several weeks for the
Sy psy Smith revival le ting have
b'ven practically completed and are
nlow being put into effect so that -when
the irevival opens everything will be in
readiness to make it. as effective as
possible. It has been defin itely decid
ed to hold the meeting ol the athletic
field in the rear of the graded school
buo ililing, where a tent with a sealing
capacity of 3,000 will, be erected. Three
tiousand chairs -have been contracted
for and a part of them have already
heeti delivered. The meeting will com
mence Sunday, .June 6th, and will last
uitil .*SutldAy, July 4thL Only ;one
meeting a (lay will be 'held, at night,
.the exact hour to be announced later.
'Prior to the revival Itself, a series
of cottage 1prayer meetings will be
held in piqvato.homes of the city, twr,
nieotingsK being held at ,privpi i eI,
on principal streets each Week. The
first of these prayer meeting4 wero
heMd last nlght itt ten difreret homes.
The following committees have been
apnponted to look after the various dc
tails of the meeting:
Committee on location of tent' -Rev.
C. T. Squires, Rev. S.1. Teiiplerlian,
'Rev. A. E. Holir, W. P0. Meng;A. C.
Committee on Cottage Prayer Meet
Ings: 'Mrs. R. T. DVnlap, E. P. Minter,
J. S. Bennett, Miss Ola Bramlett, W.
L. Gray, Mlrs. C. D. Moseley.
Publicity Committee: M. L. Snilth,
L. 'B. Blackwell, J. R. Ellis, T. C.
Switzer, N. C. Hughes.
'Music Committee: C. H. licks, W.
P". Tonason, E. H. Wilkes.
Entertahnnent lCommiittee: WI. 'G,
Lancaster, 11. K. Alken, Mrs. W. C. P.
Robertson, Mrs. J. 0. C. Pleming, J.
C. Owings, Mrs. Robert Roper.
Committee on Ushers: K0. 'D. Easter
by, I. H. -Roper" E..,0. Anderson,. R.
F. Fleming, Joe '11. Nabors, N. C.
Committee on Seating, Etc.: A. C.
Todd, C. 11. Roper, S. Boyd Sexton.
Tent. Committee: W. R. McCuen, W.
E. Meng, .1. HL Philpot.
MORlE CAND10DAT1-:S 01UT1.
It. 1). Boyd Announees for the Senatte
and Towns A. WHIls Announnees for
Ihe House of .lelpresenftatIves.
in tlu, candidates column of this
paper will be found the announce
ments of two more candidates for the
General Assembly for this county. Mr.
R. Dunk Boyd, at present a member of
the ilHouse of Representatives, where
he has served flve terms, announces
his candidacy for the Senate. Mr.
Towns A. Willis, of Gray Court, who
has not been in politics before, en
ters his name as a candidate for the
louse of Representatives, this being
the -first. announcement for the lower
Dislocate'd His Shoulder.
Mr. .John F. Bolt, while on a fishing
expedition with "Red" Todd near the
F. A. Fuller home place Mondlay af
ternoon, fel in ther creek when trying
to cross on a narrowv log and dislo
catedl his right arm at the shoulder,
suffering intense hain until D~octors
Hughes and Mc~owan ('1o(u'e-set it
at home late in the evening. Reset
ting the arm was a p. nful operation
and finally the doctors had to resort
to anesthetics to get the patient quiet
enough to "turn the trick". Before
this -was done, howher', the battle b~e
tween 1,he doctors and the patient re
sembledl a "catch-as-eatch-can" wvrent
ling match, with toe-holts, strangles
and half Nelsons not barred, Mr. Bolt
lyin-g in the middle of the floor with
the doctors over him and a crowd of
sympathizIng friends looking on. With
the application of the "smelling salts"
he finally got undicer control and the
'1rm was easily placed in position.
Yesterday inor'ning, with the worst of
the effects over with,, Mr. Bolt tried
to claim that his arm was dia'located
b~y the pull of a big fish, but "Red"
Todd ,had alreadly told a different
story while the (doctors wvere having
Play at Merna School.
Merna school will give a play at
Jeanette 'Stenhouse Academy, Fair
view scool, In the loweui part of
Greenville County, Friday night, May
14th. .The nubie sn cordially invited.
OF CITY SCH'IOOLS
Lilternry Address to be Dcliveredt Iy
Dr. W. S. ('rrell. laiecalutireatev
Sermon by Drb 3. . (Ireeon,.
Coninencement exer'- ises of he
Laurent graded school will begin on
Thursday evening of this week and
will close witth e flBacealiureate ser
n10n at the First Haptlst church Siun
day. night. Class day exercises will
be held 'T'lu rsday evenling - at 8:30
o'clock in the school bilding. Fri
dz afternoon a competitive military
drill will be held on the school
'grounds, beginning at 5 o'clock. [ri
day evenaing tle graduating exercises
will be held at which time the liter
1y- address will he dlivered by Dr.
W. S. Currell, president of the Cini
vPrsity or South Carolina. Sunday
evening at 8 o'clock tho annual Haceca
laureate sermon will be preached by
Dr. J. B. Green, of Greenwood.
'rho following progran of the se
ries- of exercises has been announced
by Superintendent -11. W. Gasque:
'Tursday, Mlay 13th--8:30 P. M.
ia sy lkh Exercises.
Address of Welcome, Monteith Caine
ClaIss .History -. - - Rosa Gray
Clsass Poem - . larriette luges
Class Critic - - Sarah unlap
Class Statistics - Lois aylo
Class Prophecy - Mary asque
Class Will - - - Annie Wade
Class Song-.\Members of the Graduat
.\usic-lrs. .\N. L. Roper and Mr. John
Friday, May 14th-5 P. 31.
Competitive I)rill for the 0. B. Sim
mons '.\ledal-Athletic Field. Condue
tor, W. C. WbIfe, Instructor in MIli
tary Tact!cs. Judges: Capts. J. 11.
Coleman and 'J. K. Coleman, fBailey
Friday, Ma) Ith-S-30 P. 1.
Invocation - - Rev. C. T. Squires
Class Salutatory - Edna Riddle
Valedictory - - Elizabeth Senn
Annual Address, Dr. .. S. Currell
Delivery of Uiplomas,
Supt. It. W. Gasque
Presentation of .\IcGowan Medal,
'Phil ID. iuff
Presentation of 1). A. R. Medal,
Rev. A. E. Holler
Presentation of Simmons Medal,
Ca'pt. Wv. It. Richey, Jr.
Presentation of Scholarship Medal,
Rev. C. T. Squires
Annu1al lReport SIRpt. 11. W. Gasque
Benediction - - Rev. A. E. Holler
SunIidaiy. 31y Ith-t-i-S P. 31.
(Iirst 1Iaptist Church.)
Baccalaureate Sermon-Dr. J. 11.
Green. pastor First Presbyterian
Church, (Greenwood, S. C.
,JOE TlltNEIt DIES
IN VII(tINI.\ CHAIlt
4eglrr Wantlied in (reenjille to be
Liichbtrg, Va., May t.----John Wil
liams, alias Joe' Turner, alias Slim, the
negro who is also wanted iln (Greeln
v'ille, S. C., for the murder of two 1)0
lieen late last year, will he electro
duted at Richmond, July 7i, for thie
muhrIder of 'Police D)etective I,. A. Manni
her'e M\arch 25. That was the judg
mont of Ju tdge F'rank 'P. Christ ian in
thle cor'poration courtR todaIiy, tihe COutrt
having h~eard tihe case yesterday unI
dlet' 'plea of guilty and waver of julry.
'rhe negro was expoeeting lighter judg
ment but showed 1no emotionI when the
court lpronlounced ils doom. Senteonce
was immfediately p~ronounced and thle
negro'will be removed at once to Rich
miond. Police I1etectives Mann and
E. C. Wheeler attemupted to arrest
WillIams in tihe heoart of the city for
ca~rrylig a con1cealedi weapon and as a
susplet 'for the Gireenvi lle mu~rIder's,
lhet he mlanagedl to break away and
shoot MannI In the head anj. E. C.
Wheeler' In the neck. 'Mann died the
next nmor'nng, but Wheeler has recov
P'reaelknai O llray ('ourt.
R1ev. C. 'T. Squires has announced
Ireachilng services at the D~orroh
Presbyterian church at Gray Court
nlext Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock In
steadl of 3 o'clock, thle former hour'.
Mleeting of I). A. 1I.
The Uenry .Laurens chapter 1D. A.
iR., will meet Friday afternoon at 4I
o'clock at the home of Mrs. W. P.
Childrcss on East Main Street.
Mrs. E. P. Minter and little daugh
ter are visiting Mrs. HI. HI. Sanford,
in North Carolina.
BY MEXICAN R[B[[
Mexicans Begin Campaign.
lIeports from 31exico indiente that
tche lsihavIe Practically Won (on.
trol of Entire Country. (.arraiza
Itejiorte ( 'aPtured id 31uch Blood
l1 Paso, Tex., .lay 10.-All of Mexi
co except Ihe states of Y'ucatani, Cam
peche anild Chiapas, and the northern
part of the territory of' lower Call
fornla, i sin the hands of revoltition
ists, according to a')u letin giveni out
tonlight by the local consulate of the
liberal constitutional party.
The bulletin confirmed the report of
the capture of President Carranza
neatr Apizaco, iHidalgo, and gave de
"It Is .also conflirmed," the bulletin
said, "that the Generals Alargula, Ur
(luizo and ltarrangan, the latter the
famous chief of the staff of Carranza
were executed, and that General Can
(Ido Aguilar, son-in-law of Carranza
and Manuel Al. Dieguez, lost their lives
in a light in the state of Vera Cruz in
which General Alberto Salinas, nephew
of Carranza, commander of an avia
tion school, was wounded and cap
Mexico ofllcially reported to Luis
.Montes De Oca, "consul" for the revo
lutionists here, that the entire convoy
escorting Carranza from the capital
was captured with him near Apizaco.
"Carranza left Mexico City Friday,"
the bulletin said. "He was accompan
led, besides the general reported kill
ed, by his official family, including
Luis Cabrera, Manuel Aguirre, Ber
land Ignacio '3onillas, Luis Manuel
Rojas, Governor Ruedo Alargre, Man
uel Lucio 3lanco, 'and others, and to
complete the catastrophe of the Car
ranzgi regime ,- wa captredwit al
his remaining elemeis at. Aplzaco.
"General Alvaro Obregou. has or
dered Carranza retuirned to the City
of Mexico, with all consideration, or
!I ring all commanders not to kill nor
mistreat anyone of his company.
Wasington, .lay 1u.---Alexico's latest
revol ution, after getting unlderway
with a remiarkable absence of light
ing, appareitly has not been without.
(Ite usual tropical season of blood
From behilnd tle veil wh ich ob
scures the eveits of the last few days
are beginning to trickle the stories
of whiolesalo political executions,
coun ter executions, and other accom
palmnnents wihich have so frequently
marked struggles for supremacy inl
the Lfat in-American countries.
Carranza, variously repiorted cap)
ttured, in Ilight, or In hiding; Cadido
Aguilar, his son-in--law andl minister
of for'eign affairs executed wvith Glen
eral Francisco Mturgula, commander
of the garrison in Mlexico City, after
a wholesale slaughter of political
prisoners i nclutding li fteen generaIs;
forces of the revolutIon In control
of theo capital anid most of 'the Mietro
politan cities of the country, whIle
Amer'ican warships and marines con
tinued to move into strategic posi
tions, were the foremost features of
Communication between the Ulnitedl
States andl the Mlexican capiltal con
tinues Intermit tent and uncertain. Rle
ports receivedl here of the cutting of
the telegraph lines which carry Ca
ble dispatches overland from Vera
Cruz to Mlexico, are sulppor'ted by
horder' reports that the line of Car'
ranzxa's escape is held by the revo
lutIonIsts. The telegraph lines whIch
)itretch, down over' the TIexas bor
der' and, reachIng acr'oss the north
er'n dlesert, ordInarily connect Wash-.
Ington with Mexico CIty, ticked off
theIr last (lots and (lashes .yesterday
afternoon and w.ear.e. occupied for''a
few minutes with a staCk of dispatch
es wvhich had been accumulating for
days. What happened in Mexico City
01' somewhere along the lIne to .inter
r'upt then is one of the mysteries of a
'From all reports, Tampleo, Vera
Cruz, Monterey and Puebln, as well
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