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House Accepts Senate Provision t
Make Permanent Wartime Law o:
Washinlgton, May M.-Ilouse mem
bers from the cotton growing states di
vided sharply today over the advisa
bility of legislation affectinig cottoi
tad'' and s;ahs that was inserted I:
the agricutuIire appropriation bill l)
Fiially, aft r an hour's debate, th(
hiotl.-e 1'S.14 Ivened its Conferees to ac.
C( it th:' - i tv provision. enacting in.
to permanent law the wa retimiie legis
latioi limiting the classification to thi
teln radis originally specified in th
cottoi fitures act.
Al tr Iwith this action the conferec
were instrue ldtf not to neept the sen.
ate pri'ion permitting buiyers of (:o01
ton to d1m nd onIe-hjalf of Iheir ;IIr
chas's to bo of thie Middling or beUvi
gradl, wiih tihe sellers being author
izd to h 'E(t any of the ten.I grades in
weliver the other hall
T 3 -Ilato hb(,soii.-ll ii.; n
Slild l '1 Il'n th' tnmendinenitl to ihe ai.:ri
u! sie L I offrd by 8enim-i mComi'.r
Delini r.c , .\ labarnat, and l enie beom-i
Hie h bii eaisi of ti na lii.ibility a1
i * '4 and house Coilfires
riach e e it. m Allhouiigi no .-.
cord voles w.,vre taliin inl the house
its rh-iai t idicaed lit the piilcipal
sii i 'f the doll u . relod almlid.
i'ilnt of Mntor Cower ame froii
inibr~s lfrom South Carolina, Ala.
haim, and (horgia. .\leiibers frni
other states spiokg. aganiist 1he part ol
the iin'eni 'll rlating to sales anml
QivIliblican l'loolr Leader Mold.ll
and liipresentative Mai, liiublicanl
illin1ois, Joi)ned in the debakt! urglng:
house all)troval of that part of f1li
aiimeilemi nt limitinig entlon classifica.
lion Io hiii 1i grades. Opposing thc
r aimlr of Ih a ndiiiIiim t, they
a majority of the sout111 hernmei.
hers, aIt acked tih sal(s olseru'lees
They aIlso asserted that tlhv amnd
men oil its face "showed hasty care
JeSs1ess inl its -preparatiol" ald it
enialed would be impossible of el
hliev house action favoring the ler
manent eiiactilent of the Wartim1e leg
islation, which eICConst1111itted the ten
cotton grades, 'was practically mian I
inoUs. During the war this logislation
was adopted as a rider to another piec4
of legislation after memnbers from the
cotton states had complained that the
origlinal cotton futures act was not
being followed strictly by the depart.
ment of agrivulture. Southern mem
bers at that time said the department
had created sub-grades, the effect of
which was to set up twenty-one grades
for cotton Classication.
A number of the southern members
lJoined in the debate today, centering
their renarks to the sales and deliv
cry provisions, of the Coner aieind
Ilelit. itepriesenlitative Stevenson, Soutih
'arolia. offered a sulbstitute, declar
ing his purpose was to clarify the
language of the original Comer pro
posal. lie and others supporting il.;
amendni(it argued that it merely per
mitted buyer aid seller to determine
eqlually what grales of cotton they wis!h
deltvered, but the opposition was eCn
tored on the complaiiti tlat inl tie ab
sence of hiarings no one knew whait
wquld be the tiinate effect of tle
l-inding the cotton figh t, tihe houseo
I snL tihe agriiulture hill back to con
fernice unider instruction ' to insist
that tire sales Md delivery provisions
of tie Cor1er amendmi1eit be eliminat
ed, after (cetane of that pant of the
a lnen mI In nt necep ti ng as IermnIan I nIt
law Ihe limitation that cotton can be
(iis l.;liid inl ten grades on ly.
SCENE OF It01B1ERY
Thii le's o 'Ihrough tPair(el Post Pack
nrires mil .ikke Selections. Safe Not
.\nderson, .ay 15.-The postollice
ofriihis city was brokern into last night,
Ilie first tie that such a thing has
evei haippenred ill tills city. Some week i
ago it wa decilded to taffe off the
night w'atchmrnanr, as it woulrd cut (!X
tese, and there dirt niot seem to be
any use for one. h'le policerimern say
It hey wvrv on the beat twice dul ring the
rnight, bilt the thrief was evidently on
his guard witi reference to these oille
irs and kept still wlile they were
From the evIdenlce att le postoillee
today the tliief was a v'ery hold arid
also very dellberate ole. H1e went
through practically all of the parcels
iii tie parcel post department, takiig
what lie waited from each annd Rot
bothering to keep them separated. To
day they are in a mass, and the clerk
are powerless, as they have no idei
what articles belong to the difforen
packages. As they did not know th4
contents of the parcels, they have n(
idea how much he made away with
'He took from a suitcase all th(
things that had been shipped in it, vers
likely illing It with the loot which h(
considered valuable. He also went
through the registered packages, scat
tering them about on the floor mixing
them promisctously. A box of roses
was opened; also a box of Sunday
school literatu re, put he had no use
for these and they seem to be about
the only packages left Intact.
The postoflice was entered by break
ing a lock of a transom, the transom
being over the boxes, and the one en
tered was behind a rost, which shield
ed the robber fromli the front. On pipes
at the side of the tran somn, on the in
side, is tlie finger prints of a man.
'i'evy are very black against the White
of the painted p1pe.
The robber did not seem to be look
ing for anything bit clothing, as noth
ing iI the lock boxes was in Ihe least
(tistiubied. ''lie mon ey and stai ps were
in the safety vauIt inside the large
steel safe and there were tno i ndlea
tions of any safe blowing.
SOme_- of the packages have the ad
dlecsses oil theim, and the coitentsi
may be identified, lit at presen t every
tlhinzg is left just as the robber left It
unlitil the comiig of the postal lIspev
Oie of the windows at the rear of
the oll1e1 was unlocked and opened as
a MOre COhnvilent exit, Ihe robber -hay
ing to droll several feet to the grouil.
As the paveilent extends under the
winidows, there are tio tracks to lid o
identify the bold robber.
* FlFIIENDSHIlP NEWS.
IFriemIVshi y, .\May 15.-We had a nice
rain Wednesday and the farmiers are
still busy preparing and planting seed.
The Friendship scl.ool (10sed Fri
day with a pictile on Ohe following day
which was enjoyetd by a numinbe of
Mr. N. I). Garrett and family, Mr.
and Mrs. Clarence Gareit, of Lanford.
spent Friday with Mr. and Mrs. S. E
L MIrs. D. A. Holcombe, after spendin
several days with Mrs. M. . Rogers
has returned to her home near Unioi
Little Kathleen, Henry and Dennh
Riddle are visit!ng their grandfatiher
MIlr. N. D. Garrett near Riddles Ol(
Miss Lottle Pearson has returned t(
her home at Cross Anchor, hter schuol
having closed here Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Riddle of W'od.
ruff visited Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Riddk
Born to Mr. and Mrs. A. W. llobo,
Mr. A. S. Riddle is in Spartanburg
visiting, his daughter, Mrs. .A. 1-1.
Misses Pearly Johnson and Sue Lay
ton have returned to their homes near
Spartanburg, after spending sever'.l
lays with M1 rs. W. F. Grumbles.
.Mr. andl Mrs. A. 13. Riddle spent
Suiinday with Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Mc
'ail e'y near Gray Court.
Horn to Mr. and Airs. Yates Cox, a
Airls. F. E. hobo, having undergone
an operalon for appenlicitis, Is re
poltled ing n'cl.A'
N1irs. .in Kellett and dau.ghter, of
Owings, wVere visitors in this coml
muni lity Thursday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Garvin Ciiristopheir, or
FoI ntain inn. were the glests of 3lr.
Id Mrs. W. G. Riddle, Sunday.
-r. and Mrs. L. ,). 11111, and M1 r. and
Mrs. Palmar Williams spent Suniday
with relatives in Lanford.
Allr. and M1 rs. Lawrence Cook spellt
Sunday with relatives near Poutmafin
After you eat-always take
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Feeling. Stope indigestion. food sourin re
peating, and all the many vnlseries cauMee by
EATONIC Is the best remedy Tens of thou.
sands wonderfully benefited. Positively guar.
anteed to please or we will refund money.
Gall and get a big box today. You will aem.
Laurene Drug Co., Laurens, S. C.
N0, TIE WAR HASN'T
It's-just the now tire that costs a
L-- bunch of money blowing out miles
from nowhere. But never mind-stop
worrying, Mr. Motorist. Iur tire vul
Vianizing wi!! fixe you up in great
shape. We'll save you money and
make your tire better than ever.
Standard gas and oil, Free air and
McDANIELS VULCANIZING PLANT
Next Door to Hotel.
Getting the Seeond 5,000
Miles Out of Tires
There's the rub. Because either the first 5,006
5,000 were not built into them, or practical care
was not given them.
We have the tires---Tires you waril---the largest
selling tire in the world---GOODYEARS.
They have the miles built into them. When we
sell you one of them we' tell you the simple rules
that will bring out the miles, and the trick is done.
If you dont believe it, try us.
Note these types and prices. Oth
er sizes also in .siock.
30x3 1-2 Goodyear Single-Cure
Fabric, Anti-Skid Tread. $21.50.
4 ' 30x3 3 1-2 Goodyear Double
Cure Fabric, All-Weather Tread.
Ernest W. Machen
DEALER LAURENS, S. C.
WE HAVE GOODYEAR HEAVY TOURIST TUBES TOO
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Chautauqua Week Chautauqua
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Oifering a Bona Fide Reduction on All Spring Coat Suits,
Spring Sport Coats and Silk Dresses
This; ot of new spring garments was already priced very low, but the following re
ductions place them far under value.
1-3 OFF 1-3 OFF 1-4 OFF 1-4 OFF 1-3 OFF 1-3 OFF
On All Spring Coat Suits on our entire stock of Silk Street '
A limited lot of sizes and styles Dresses, Satins, Taffetas, Crepe-de- On all Spring Coats
to close out at 1-3 off. In the lot Chines, and Foulards, to close out Only a limited number left on
you will find a size to fit you in a at 25 per cent off, which brings our racks, so c
quality that will satisfy the most ex. them down to a very low price as or r meqc o
acting taste. They will go fast at they were already priced extremely choice garment. All of them new
1-3 off. reasonable. Spring styles and best materials.
None on Approval None Put Aside None Charged Necessary Alterations Free
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