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VOLUME XXXVI. LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 1920. NUMBER 3
J. Frank Hanly and Two Prominent
Ohloans Die When Auto Is Struck
Dennison, 0., Aug, l.-J. Frank
Hlanly, former governor of Indiana,
and candidate for president on the
prohibition ticket -in 1916, and Dr. and
irs. C. M. d3aker, of Kilgore, Ohio,
were killed six miles from here early
today when a Pennsylvania freight
train struck the automobile in which
the party were driving to Kilgore.
All three suffered fractured skulls
and crushed bodies and none of the
three recovered consciousness after
being brought to a local hospital. Mr.
Hanly died at 9 a. i.; Mrs. 'aker at
11:30 a. i. and her husband at 5:30
Dr. and Mrs. Baker had met Mr.
H-anly in Dennison at 6:30 this norn
Ing and iw re driving him to their
home in Kilgore, twenty miles froim
The automobile drove across thi
Pen nsytlvania tracks btck -of onc
freight train and directly in front of
another. The automobile was struek
Mr. lanly was en route to Carroll
ton where he was to have delivered ai
address tomorrow. He had intended
spending the day with the Bakers a
their home in Kilgore.
Sketch of Hanly's Life.
Indianapolis, Ind.. Aug. 1.-Formel
Gov. J. Frank Hanly of Indiana, wlh
was killed in an automobile acciden
near Dennison, Ohio, today, was bor
April 4, 1863, in a log cabin in liam
rpaign, county, Illinois. He secured hi:
education by workiig his -way througl
the Eastern Illinois Normal school a
Danville, Illinois. He taught schoo
for several years following his gradu
ation from the Illinois Normal schoo
and studied law during his spar
In 1889. he was admitted to th
.Warren county (Indiana) bar and be
gan the practice of law at Williams
port, Indiana. A year later, he wa
nokninated and elected to the Indian
state senate where he at once took
front rank as a debater and forceft
legislator. In 1894, he was nominate
by the Republicans of the Ninth Ir
diana district for congress and wa
elected by a majority of more tha
five -thousand. In the fall of 1896, h
moved t, [a Fayette, Indiana, wher
lie formed a jpartnership in the prac
tice of law 'with State Senator Will I
AVood. 9 year later, he was a cand
date for United States senator on til
Republican ticket against Senator A
bert Beveridge, but lost the nomini
tion In the Republican caucus by
In August, 1903, Mr. Hanly decide
to become a candidate for the Repul
liean nomination of governor. Wh<
the convention met he was nominate
unanimously on the second ballot, I
was elected in 1.904, by almost 85,0'
plurality. the largest ever given
gubernatorial candidate *by eith
party in Indiana.
W~hen his term as, governor expir<
in 1909, he became an active worker
the ProhibItion casie andI for the ft
lowing five years toured the count
at the .head of a body of Prohibitil
lecturers, known as the "flying squ
dron." In JTune, 1913, the "flying squ
dron foundation" was incorporat
with Mr. Hianly at its head, a
through it he has since directed t
In 1916;, he was the unsuccessi
eandidcate of thew Prohibition party I
president. lHe .was active in the Pi
hibition fight in Ohio and in v'aric
1)arts of the country where attem1
were made to have the present P
,bibition lawv declared unconstituth
lie was the publisher of two 4papi
in IndIianapolis, the National EnIu
er, a weekly paiper, which he fou1
ed In 1915, and the Indianapolis Com- c
mercial, a daily paper. f
.He represented the drys before the t
United States supreme court in the
Ohio cases in w'hich the constitution
ality ol 'the iNational (Prohibition q
amendment was sustained as well as
the validity of the Volstead act for
Valuable Conference Held at Gray
Court Wednesday and Thursday of
(ray Court, Aug. 2.--A children's
health conference, planned and ar
ranged for -by the efficient county
trained nurse, Miss Minnie Rogers,
was held at the Gray Court-Owings
school building on July 27 and 28th,
from 9 to o'clock both days.
' Other nurses giving their services
to the conference were Miss Murphy,
district superNsor; Miss iFannie
Boulware, of Laurens, and Mrs. W.
T. Pace, of Gray Court.
The physicians of the town, espec
ially Drs. Rogers and Pace (Dr. Bea
son being kept away on account of
business), stood by so loyally, gave
their services so freely, and their
time so willingly.
A free examination was offered ev
ery child in the territory from the
age of three months to six years, and
108 children were, examined. Two
records were made of the results of
every examination, one put on file in
Mliss Rogers' office, and one given t,
the parents of the child. During both
days, at least 300 came to the con
ference, others as onlookers or as
Dr. Cornell, baby specialist of Co
Sumbia, was present and not onDy
hel:,ed with the examination but gave
most helpful talks both days on the
care of children from Infancy through
the second year.
Dr. Carpenter, of Greenville, was to
have been present on Tuesday after
noon to make an address on "T'
Rights of Children," but a mistake in
the date caused the conference to miss
'Helpful pastors were in evidence
everywhore, and plenty of good liter
ature on child welfare was on hand
for general distribution.
The pretty .white baby bed, made of
an ordinary laundry basket, invited
to peaceful slumbers, and the special
e ice-box, "just for baby's milk," made
of a lard tub and a large tin bucket,
showed what can be done at little
Other exhibits there were, too, of
interest to the mothers and house
keepers. Miss Daisy Harris had for
inspection and exaniination a can
ning outfit, and some speelmen cans
of fruit, that even to look at made
d one's "mouth water."
Special thanks for the splendid suc
cess of the conference are due the
irses, the home 'physicians, Dr.
Cornell, Mrs. R. L. Gray, publicity
chairman, and the zealous members of
aWe feel that owing to the great
interest manifested, much good has
already been done, and that this is
but an earnest of the untold benefits
to the future citizens of our towns
"An Interested Mothuer."
a- JI(HIWAY IJUILDEIlS
dMEET IN ANDER~sON
hie lDiscuss Ro4adls to be Takeni Inic
State System. Figures by) Langley
Anderson, August 2.-The statt
0or highway commission held a meeting
e. here today and a large crowd of mer
og of the county were present. ,R. Ghood
ts wyn Rhuett, chairman of the commis
.o sion, made a short talk. lie stated tha
n- similar meetings were to be held evel
the state to ascertain the needs o
irs the different counties, and to find th
r- roads In Anderson county to be con
id- sidered in the state system. They are
Anderson to IPendleton and' courit:
line; Anderson to Blelton, .Honea Pati
to Peizer, Anderson to the Georgi
state line at some point on the river.
J1. Roy Pennell, formerly state high
Sway engineer, said millions of dollar
were being spent in carrying out plan
of the old commission, and that th
present commission could not chang
ithose plans iwithout throwing awa
Smuch of the work already finishet
and now under construction.
Many suggestions of different road
wvere made to the commission. bi
nothing 'definite was settled. C. 1
Cueton and a delegation from Pich
ns couuty requested that the road
rom Liberty to Pickens be included I1
he highway system.
The members of the highway com.
alssion present were: R. Goodwyr
thett, chairman; Robert E. Ligon, An.
lerson; A. B. tLangley, Columbia;
rank Manning, Jr., -Barnwell; C. If
loorelleld, engineer; and L. H. Thor.
A. 13. Langley said the automobile:
n the state represented an outlay o
108,000,000, 50 per cent of the Invest
d capital of the state, and that goo<
oads were necessary to conserve thl:
tart of the reRources of the state
[he average value of an automobile i:
1,275 and the average length of ser
,ice three years. The cost of upkeel
in present roads is about 25 to 30 pe
ent of the value of the car.
Mr. Langley then gave some sta
Istles In the use of gasoline, sayinj
he state cdnsumed last year apl)proxi
nately $10,000,000 worth and that duir
ng the first six months of this yea
1',000,000, gallons, which will brin
he sum up to between $16,000,00
Ind $18,000,000, and that auto dealer
iad estimated that good roads woul
These performances q
They are pot a surpri
was never shown by ,
Some of the hardei
equivalent to 7 years
Some were on origin
Many were owner cal
day work, to break t]
Women piloted some
new marks for fast t
there any important
W'ith 49 cars In ev(
miles oper hour and
18.9 miles per gall
21 cars -were sent 4
course, averaging I
000 miles service
A liastings, Neb. 'm
aging 28 miles per
Four wvomen dIrove
return averaging 2
madie the round ti
an average' of 23 I'
Reliability which lI
en gasoline mileag
stop motor perfor
An E:ssex which h
frocm Columinbuts, 01
hours, 40 minutes.
Another Essex tha'
-andl Fort Kent, on
trips <within a wer
An Essex which h
roundi~ tipl bet weel
route of grades at
water sut mply. witI
all sealed It aver.
Literally hundreds c
actly what you may
not so vividly estabi
. Phone 274
.jsave 33 per cent of gasoline and up
Card of Thanks.
-Ve 'wish to thank our friends for
the many kindnesses shown us dur
ing the iiineis and deatn of our lov
Ing husband and father. May God's
richest blessings rest upon you a,11.
Mrs. A. T. Cooper and Children. i
"Bat-Snp Bents the Best Trap Ever
3ade," Mrs. Emily Shanii Says.
"Mly husband bought $2 trap. I
bought a 50c box of 'RAT-SNAIP. The
tral) only caught 3 rats but RATL
SNAP killed 2 In a week. I'm never
without RAr NAVP. Reckon I could
- not raise eh t without it." RAT
>SNAiP' comes In cakes. Three sizes,
r 25c, 50e, $1.00. Sold and guaranteed
by Laurens Iiardware Co., Putnam's
Drug Store and Kennedy lros.
. The annual reunion uf the late Mel
r meth and Mahulda Babb family wiil
.be held at Rabun Creek Baptist
( church, August 25, 1920.
All are urged to come and bring
rl well-41lled baskets.
1hat Is 1
Note the Range 4
Performances All f
how what to expect of the Ess
se to the more than 40,000 Essi
mny other car.
t tests were made by Essei
of average driving.
l tires that had done from 15,1
s---owner driven--taken witho
ie speed, reliability and econor
of the runs that showed as hig
ime over long distance driving
ear quality left for Essex to. pr
ry type of performance of from 5 to 72
over all kinds of roads the average was
>n an average 216-mile economy run in
over mountains and others on a level
8.7 miles per gallon. One cat' with 35,
veraged 21.2 miles per gallon.
oman drove 109 mIles to Lincoln aver
from Los Angeles to San F'rancisco and
2.3 miles per gallon and another Essex
p between the two cities. 8-16 miles, with
lles 1)er gallon.
a a ilarge factor' in car economy than ev
e was prIovenl in every locality in non
inances and in long distance Inter-city
ad seen 16,000 miles ser'vice was driven
o to 'Washington, D). C., 4013 mIles, In i
t. had set the best time between Boston
the CanadIan Border, made four' rounds
k, totaling 4,052 miles
ad previously gone 28,000 miles made a
San F'ransisco and ios Angeles over a
d mountain spiasses, fretiuently far from
its gear shift levers, hood and radiator
ged 22.8 miles per' gallon.
f tests like these were made in
expect from the Essex you buy
ished its performance?
NOTICE OF ELECTION.
otate of South Carolina,
County -of Laurens.
Whereas, petitions signed by a lega
Lumber of the quali'fied electors anl
ree-holders residing in Scuffletowi
chool district No. 2, Laurens coun
y, South Carolina, asking for an elec
Ion upon the qucstion of voting at
tdditional 4 mill tax upon the proper
y in said school district, to be use(
or school puflposes, have been filet
vith the county board of education
in election is hereby ordered upoi
maid question, said election to be heli
in the 18th day of August. 1920, at thi
;chool building in said district, unde
he management of the trustees o
aid school district.
Only such electors as return .real o
)ersonal property for taxation an'
who exhibit their taUx receipts ani
registration certilcates as required 1i
the general election shall be allowei
Those favoring the 4 mill additiona
tax shall vote a ballot containing th
word "YKS" written or printed there
The Quinine That Does Not Affect the He
Decntnse of Its tonic and laxative effect,.LAXA
TIVVE nRO0MO QUININE is better than ordinar
QrI nine and does not cause nervousness no
ritintin in head. Remember the full namft an
'ol for the signature of E. V. GROVE. 301
>f its Nation-Wide
dade in One Week
ex you will get.
3x owners, although their e4
: cars that had already trai
)09 to 20,000 miles.
ut special preparation fromr
iy marks of their localities.
h as 28 miles to the gallo1
where men with many cars
The inter-city records fo
now held by Essex.
From Buffalo, N .Y. to 1
An Essex did it in 80 m
The St. Louis to Kansas
by Essex in 11) hours,
from Yakimna, Wash. to
Moutntalns In 4 hours,
*timne by 1 hour, 44 minul
In every section Essex s
miost dliflicul t hills.
The Rim 0' theO World
5,000 feet in 8.8 miles 0
17 mitutes, 23 seconds,
Thle 31st Street hill in 6
an Essex on highl. No
the Trildien Street hill a
miles per. hour andl the
loadl 16f locks up) hill.
At many points non-stc
(luring wvhich the car wi
try and inter-city ruini
slpeed but in no ease
period of test. Scores<
opleration for 144 110ur1
-3361 hours-was madle
all parts of the country.
r. Can you place equal con
on. Those against the .1 mill addition
al tax shall vote a ballot containing
the word "NO" written or printed
thereon. Polls shall open at the hour
of 8 o'clock in the forenoon and shall
remain open until the hour of 4
o'clock in the afternoon when they
I shall be closed, and the ballots count
Tle trustees shall report. the result
of the election to the county auditor
and county superintendent of educa
tion within ten days thoreafter
R. T. .WfljSON, Supt.
3-2t-A By order of County Board.
I After you .eat-always take
E F 2R YOURSTO S AM
,Instantly relieves Heatburn. Bloated Cas
Feeling. Stope indigestion. food souring re
peating. and all the many miseries caused by
EATONIC Is the best remedy. Tons of thou.r
eande wonderfully benefited. Positively gusr.
V anteed to please or we will refund monew.
1t Call and g0% 0 big bo" today, To;& WiU GeM
Laurens Drug Co., Laurens, S. 0.
iual in so many instances
reled over 35,000 miles
their ordinary day to
1 of gasoline. They set
hesitate to venture. Is
r time in nearly all localities are
ochester the distance is SS miles.
City record, 303 miles was taken
17 minutes. Another Essex went
Seattle, 180.1 miles over Cascade
6 minutes, lowering the railroad
et. new performanlce marks on the
In California, a climb of nearly
ver mountain roads, was made in
beating all previous records
Vashington, D. C., was climbed b~y
other car had (1one that. And on
n Wlssex iwent over the top) at 51
ame car towed a 6-ton truck with
ii motor performances were made
is for a greater time used In coun
ing. No attempt was madeo at
ras the motor stoppied durIng the
sf citIes saw the E0ssex in consitant
.At one point a two weeks test
of a motor in constant operation.
What they reveal is ex
idence in any car that has
Laurens. S. C.