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MEET IN S1
Col tinibla, Mlay 23.-Annouiiceiit
tht tite Sonth Carolina I)evelopient
board Is about to undertake an e.x
1allsion campaigln in order to equip
Itself for iarger' service to the State
has broutght to the headquarters in
Columbia a imass of liIies and
iany offers of cooperation.
The questions which are being ask
ed are mainly along two lines: What
Is the South Carolina 'Developinent
l3(ard? and, how is it or will It be
organized? Answers to these ciues
tions were given Saturday by ollictals
of the holrd.
To realize thu possibilities of the
South Carolina I)evelopment Bloard, it
Is only necessary to examine the plan1
of organization whichi Is proposed.
Under (direction of meilbers of the'
Stato vanii'aign exceut ive conunitee,
the following- tentative plan for the
organization and nuiiagement of the
existin.-u South Carolina ih'velopnini
hoard has been prepared and is lpuo
lished 0(11. for -th.. !rt time:
The South Carolina 1i evelopnililt
lloard is orga nized to nordintt~e tlie
itluence and stron:,iti of all piof':
sionidl, comiuecial, imlist rial and ae
rlcultiutral iiter-e.ts iml supporft of a
coml prelhensive prograim, of iiportaali
-Ia tewide Work, thus ffeeiking a pal
norsh.Iip which will un1ilte (he pol
of South Carolina iml a on('011uo. p)rl'
pose-- that of1 addintg 14) thel, leaIth.
ha.1inaes ll(] an p o it!)4'i.% o!' 11hc Slat,
th.- South and tho Nation.
.i '1lembers ip.
Eve y whIIi Iv res-id(entII. I 1: bu in .-I
patnersht'2ip or corporalion suhscrih
Ing to tle ai1: and itpuoss of IliC
board shall bo i ible for wmt her..
The m h I'l r .. of the board resi
dont inl each county shall constitule a
couttity council, 11he sole functions of
wichi) 1 shall be to elct represenIta
tiv 11 upon ihe board of (onintrol, and
on)e of ithese from each congressional
district. h'loste eletled wNere: FirSI,
C'hatrlton l uItant, .linign; Second,
Col. P1. 11. AWatson, lidge Sprinug
Tib11rd, 1. if. llunt, Newherry; Pourth.
W. W. Johnisonl, U'nion; I ifth, I'eltoy
W. G. Wilson an
for Spring and Sum
lines in every depai
SILKS in the bes
VOILES of the I
A full line of He
asks, Doilies and T<
of Dress Ginghams
W. (i WAI
ites w l it itatieil 11( ar '
reats, goIal 2-try 'tiI-room~
'Springs, Lancaster; Sixth, D. D. Me
Coll, 'Belilettsville; Seventh, Thomas
Ga. Aldblcod, Bishopville.
CumnpaIgn Openis June 22nd.
The executive committee .met fl
imediat'ely after the major matters be
fore the convention wre concluded.
June 22 was -fixed as the opening date
for the campaigns for the state oflic
ers and the -United States senate. A
committee composed of 'Wille Jones,
G. A. Guiinard and flarry N. Ed
munds was appolnted to frame the
itineraries. The assessment of the
senatorial amiaign is $.100 and con
Confidence In Wilson.
Ak rIeolition expressing Colfideice
in Woodrow Wilson's polict's 111 the
hIpe that the .PresidelCnt.'s health migth
he soon restored, that ."he may nin
atS1imoO leadership of the moral forees
of the world,''was unllanimously adopt
e'd by the State Democratic conven
lion. The resolution was offered by
Fr-anis 11. \\'e~ston of Coiklmlaia, ()
niotion of Fred I. )omilnick, con
gressml1anl from the Third district, the
elerk of tile convention was insitirt
ed to telegraph this to Ohe lIesident.
The resoluitlion reads:
"liesolved, That we, the .1 hemlocral.N
of South (tarolina, herelvy tender i:
thIe' lion. Woodrow Wilson, the gr(.:t
leader of the party, our11 sincere and1l
Inofound sympatilies lit his recent if!
s, :1an1d assure- him that it is our
hope Ihat he may soon he fully re
stolel to litealth and strength in order
1hal hie may aa in asstume 1he lead
shiip of the itmoral forces of the vorld.''
Jiios Cured In 6 to 14 Days
i -renA t mv 4 PAZO ONTr.ENT 60k,
- DJi:. niec;r Iom Prou11diom, l'i:-(.
:olie: of ILst ('erillientes oi DeposIl.
Notice is hirey given that. Certiii
Cates of Deposit No. 2922 and No. 292::
of Ik of Cross 'llill, dated .lnuary
21. 1920. have beeni lost or isplaced,
and that I will make applicat ion for
(lul1! 1(!catS of 4 n1111v at szaid b ank oil
lay 27, 1920.
It. T. 1OI"ANGSWOll'PllI,
April 19, 1920. Cross fill, S. C.
d Co. have opened
mer wear complete
*siery, Table Dam
wels. A full stock
and Apron Checks,
and a full line of
son &: Co.
lohi S1hool) conitaininlg 1-1
(1vellIIing, 2 tenaunt houses',
-stll euow huavn, wel 2
nn iid si ore liotse'. TPhis~
pe is right, g.ood( termns.
AT FOOT OF LIST
This State Lowest lin Sehool Systenm
Tible. Montannia Leads All.
New York, Alay 23.-The state of
lontana has the beist al1I rouild )1b
lie schol systelil in the United States,
accorlilng to the results of a compara
tive study of state scliool systems
mlade public today by the Russell Sage
foundation. The report assigns sec
on(d ilaitce to the schools of Californ-a.
-tiri(l place to those of Arizona, fourth
to New Jersey and fifth to the state
These findings are continged in a
report by the department of educa
tion of the foundation. Tle volume is
e'ititled "An index Number for Stite
School System" and the author is Dr.
ILeonard 1. Ayres, director of the
foul a(11 t Ion's department of teducation.
Otlir inid ings or tihle report ato that
the school systeii of the il 'n1ite(d
a whole ha.ts dloubhiled in ('
i('ici'ncy driiing thie, last -) years. hav
in"., an11 ilntl x numberl o r ratin-g of 24 inl
1870 and one of 52 at the rl11esen
iinte. Sine those illex nmnhieii ar
Il 1ut(rd oil tihle basis of til, tie school
-mson of th. ci.(ountiry hma now ant e'
rcl iveni ess amid i'iliency of only :,'
per cent, according to the repoit.
The figurv.; for thll inidividhmlstat
as "iven by tle fouidation show tht:0
(111-ring thel Dast 30 yearls the-, West luis
'eln coiig. up edicat.ionally, while
h av i 4 ha:; beel g iiw, dlown. Dur..
ll'teal i i l0-lo i~ ill rva % . le ., t
in ig i yim ui~tet geatesti incr es
.al!on' , 1ll the( :ies ha; ee m dei
btuy thwilt'elthesot at ii whchool
I trI.ibutIed t Iho grotes falling" off, ;n
rela.tiveis 01 in hile.\ la t i n'
t the mo ly s ,mo that ha1 gainell
instearl of lo.,inas is. N.%w Jcr::evy. 1:a
Iihe \\' I the solt that h ithi h f
Amtong tt' heintern tin;: r sul s of thew
j ity is the coitus'ion ii th e . ch-ol
t ms of Ithll. ' iled l al tr ITh_
til ed posss.he sul h ais Ilawai t he
Cadal Zone and Iluerto io, h' -
ighertl ratiens thanl those of ianly if
the 18 staft s. That of ilwaii isF re
portecd better th1anl thlos of the linlt
jority of the Amnericanl states.
The foundation states that all ih.
rult art m from data fril
nlishee by thled tatl.s themselves to thie
federal govtatistl onti anl that the aIv
ord hve san comiled and combieslI
by exactly the santle me(thlo~ls for- all
ite diffe'rent ' tales and without ad
mitting into the r s aniy iiw lemesli
of personal judgmlent. The aut1oI hor. o,)f
the report served during the war as
chief statistical officer of thel army.
The stantlin of the I states, Ih
.tr ict f Co I nhia and thl l three ter
ritoria ' posssioni is shown il tile
.\lnWana, 75.; Cal Iiforn ia, 7 1.2;
- \rixm a, C'.2; N o\w- A .vrsey, . l i.; -
rit f olu'lnhia, 61.:,; \'s i ~ n
lowa Gi.9; l'tah, .' : .\las: - N I'
''.1 4' , l .1 .\; ihi an. G 1.1: ( n -
neillt 4 . 9.s; ()hio. 5.I ; New Y r:
I7. \9lis I va4 ia, '7l; N br:4
I71 ll6 wn. ii . ; !!m i, 68 a
k->a, 'l.l 'e I ll ampshir , : I. I N 4
\leshI I, i:. II': IL \ moni. 51 4 \\ in-on
1in, 1. : li ::. heouril't hO.li I .\ l ln ' low
Cl abont , Il 1-i'h; .\ d try iand , 2:l '1e
7.i ; F\r s \r:n i;;, : 7Kau.-.7 iilta
tll og uth ' olId 83(':n-'sn
in 11 d liH iot b-t'edic uoia -ll
he1 11i'-r. toe litlr' i u'og h :4
-'.L' evin~r he tluenltinilrac is owi il
LI 14 fcarOt n -tiipgl i flnois.,'hr -a ,e
Nrluh Dakoiitar th as ltOn ) raidy o
Itiw i 1'-d. eb 0,ka 0i re hirtgd hain.
duin the gir 2 eas
ThIe mostnotablef tOduation' 5Lhan-lOe
thathae take' plceduig thlar i50
yearus Iover, by he reporgl(.t is in the
n'tindancelin hotI ~ig tchoon hr are'ai
o 1 0 litime smay.plset
The nmbe then was If,000 anw
InX the matOer QofIN Teabl nvhers aai
tiuvc. The l~1olyrt averoge Oalrv is
E.25 C perI months' for te'~ stteofNot
Presideit of Friaie Fels l1-m
Train. Not Serious y jtluri.
Parlis, .1lay ' )-.-Pr-esident 1eschanel
returned to the IElysee palace this ev
enilIg after hits miraculous escape
froml death near .ontargi9s last night
whilei he j)IuiIgeI hIeatl iIrsit tlrough a
window of a speclat train on which he
was traveling to Montbrison to diedi
cate a monunlent to Senator Reyinon,,
a French aviator who was ki lled du-.
1ng the war. The presidelt looked
not much the worse for his experience.
M. Deschianel, who was accompan,
ed on the til) vy it tomtobile fromt
Alontargis bly Aladante Deschanel anll
l'rentiei .l illetanti, al igtliedl froi the
vehicle in tie yye yaid wVilloti
help. Ilis face was not banllagetl bt
showedt the iariks of thite acii(ent.
lienlier .\lillerand sail tol the co.
resp;Ion~dvent: "Yott miay Iell yottr I)((
p)1 ill Allierien that the Ipresitioni *-i
soundi physically andl nintally. 01ni
a few s r in oatclimif I II-I t e 1 I- i bh
ex peritenes Il unlerwent. Pli~-sicei;
leschael is feeling so goo<d, that 1
iinsist oil preisiding over ti, colnlli
of mninisters which I is sch.edule to be
1 It .'s~a fronn \. .!:!rud
talk that the escape of the plreside:i
firni det al was I ni iactu lotis, as, ;e
CI i 1>! L the pr I inir, t Ie Itrain1 wa.
tIavelI nIi at the r aIe of 50 ilImett-s
na ho '. "It is fants ie," tIhe p
IILIi kepj Iepeatiig.
. I I ll t, ist er of he ue i I o ' r
v > I ::. on 1 :1 1.rainl w it i IIlm, pro
- A I' .m AIt .\ I . I i lI I I h1
Id on ft z
\l. 1 - b:.nml ali ('(lilt , Itt
'i i ett Fi'thii hs rnnill
T cu hn ! 'a ia an venl illfl
I al h I eltilh o * i i
o hhnt. The trai was round
(Ol~'m llt'-- w hi .\a losn ti opet
'm ' vmas % ) ItAn' ht: I I e oo g, t
)I, th.. i T- Iatn i tha t 11 sr
(IJ .nm'&r Ct I-t loll 1 Sd-.11 .t. t 11:11. ( lvas l(,l
dfnlIy over-come w ith dizzinles and4 t*0
(I, eltt-d othin until h Il t rn a I
dign1 it ; I1(,- s I'N. i c at w14 1 o a
ayi ontit'l r ilyim aln e (Iiot11 t'm.
ny. The reidnt wasng' ilm-i
-rrail sedr byv hil-, per al a p aranm '.
hich was ilth firmsts thought thmt
- ashevd throu.i hiz mind whenl he rev
< ivoered Conlsciollsnevss-. .\. Deschanetl
>resident of the reOpubliv, hlas been:
Iloted for, his inunacuilate dress-.- andA
Iia ity. His s a th last wor-k in
fashionable appareol, and thepi1ur
>f' the presidentf walking downi IIh.
'ailroad track inl paaa ishevolhd
and ba refooted, has aculappealed"
L hyour tires begi
The r'ernecdy of "Ps
dangerous aind ex
Our repairrmen ar
lorsging the life of
more than tor unr
Don't let your tire
retreaded by our:
to the lollevard Parisian sense of
The president -11ad a hearty ml
this evening at 1iy5see iadace and
chatted gally withl DeschanIel
and the children. He semed to enjoy
immensely the retort ol' tihe tralk
walker to whom he said: 1 am Preri
dent Deschanel",- to wvhich the lattier
replied: 'light you not be tle late
czar of iussia?"
VILLIA RE' PORlTE )
ON: Tlfiqt W I jT
lIelmorls Rllac Il -:.,1 as,1That Hn
('hief is I-iimaniding Sum1is Iromi
A mieriea ts.
E P aso, Texas, Alay 2:.--An u nCon
firimed report t hat ileanUCI sco \illa had
ollrdr(d Aeiricanl and othlle f1(oreign
owned1(4 mi ing coipa: les in (iua
hun to pay liml) $:00,000 anl) id t hat he
had cul the power linl.. betven Im
(<luilhit sanld l'arral, cause'd conlSilMer
able Concern ill Ah'xican revo)ilioll
a I i ellies lire today.
Th r<1i n o t it: conifirmeld, it was1.1
aid, woul indientc Villa had takenl
O (ildge against the n(v de fac
to Ie nm ent, IPr'viously it was of
eiially reported Villa and General i>.
(alles had faiheul to agree on trnlal
lookhig toward ihe handit' elimina
List your L
We charge only
Laurens National Bank Bu
to go) sog tk th<
/lakeshift or~ nele(~Cted~
'e real experts in bujil
any tire. And iti co
etreading a Speciali
s wea through th~e fa
Silvertone Ribbed me
nizing of the Better
At Citr FilHm- tatinn
tioll froni .\xlean a ffairsA.
A military canipaign agaliIst Villa
Is in iilInediate prospct, It wa; sa
by revo!utIonay agelts. Villa, it is
said (, caIn be capt-ured beCause of his
present inability to recruit. a large
force or if successful in reeruing,.
to e(itip ald .'upply a large forc.
levoYlutionists in lihahua of late
ye vrs have piractically cleaned the
state of its cattle. -lPreviously it was
an easy niat ter to feed a large body
of nmen but now, it is an inipossibility
tinfless the foreg has a sottrcne of sup
ply outside tlie state.
Don't Always iplumile lls When-1 IEgg
Rats iay be getting theilmt , i.
G~olverinen ll et Hl 10ins pr1ovet they knlow
how to get tlieni. lireak a nke of
'A--iNAI' into small pitces and plaec
where raISts travel. 11' tht re, I zAT
S-NAlI-' I 1l et thicn - pos ilively. Three
Siz v :!. : :,1 e, $I *10 . 1. . sidl and
'! 1 ran'.110 b4, 1, rensN liardwarek "'o.,
No Worms in a Ilealthy Child
All children troubled with vwrims Lave an tits
healthy color, which indientes poor blood. and a: it
ule, th--re ik more or less stoh dina tulrb lance.
GRV'rs TASTIll his iTONIC 'iven reguilarly
fur twoor I rec weeks will enrich the o ;d, Un
provi the digestion, mid1 act ias ia (ne-ral !treot'th
"Iein i Toil i) tot t1(h whole :S t ein. N:itire w.i1(liteu
ti; ow ull or dispel the wiorms, and (he Child wi ll be
n erfcut I alith. Plcaut t to ii ake ,c cr :,ttl2.
ld with s
r Five peir cent.
ilding Laurens, S. C.
n to ai rea "tire
Repairs"~ is both !
[ing up and pro
sts you but little
bric; Have them