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Obituaries mid Cards of Thanks: One
Centit a Word.
Entered at the postollicre at Laurens,
S. C., as second class mall matter.
LARlENS, S. C., SEPT. 1, 1920.
The C iverirer wishes to thank
4S-' \.io m. si~4 C ill aking up the
elcion rk"urnIs last nlight. Thel( re
ursw etabulated mnore comlplete-ly
than 4t r beforeln we are W roud (f
She tabl wx- are aible to print this
Dio nil: . Otr s ess wits largely
C. Ted :1 ff.I. alivan were the
: : . ..wit w h oth S a aC sistlalnts.
ilm' 11mitt 's of th!( LaUr]*IeIs 1iPecinet,
w11 L1ot inl th11 I. 1-( turn 's 1arly ak.-;
() ,i, after a day ofs a
laborIious work. The( (.Ilub should be
TI'he rat i lit.I I ion by - i 1 ItennSSeVC
Legislature~t of the suitffrag-e amIIenld
m nclt to thle Ilnited S tatcs Constituition
reiloves this 4qestion from tihe realIlls
of agitation and places a solenii r
sponisibility upon all woien of voting
age whet-Ih4'r they welcome it or not.
We do not believe that many women
winted to vote before the amliendientli
Wjlip- rati led and lnow that they hav' it
man11y mlore. are doulbtful whlethier they -
walit it or1 not, 11tt the <Iuestion is
setledaiim w it becomeis niot oly
the privilge bit the duty of wolieln
to vote. \'ting is a -juriols business,
lightly as inen muay LpT'ear to take it.
and the responsibility "that goes with
the privil-ge ann inl no lway be avoided. I
This is 110 dou01b, a p ain fll r'et1f 4)tion1
for som11e womiieni, but the issue of vot
ing luist be met.
The tremendous sunps which even
the Republicans admit they are gath
ering for the campaign this year may
astolish us.,; and calse ts to "viow
with alarll" the increasing use of
money in national e'tions, but we
nced not go so far to ind etiually as
alarming list of ioney in elections.
'Five million diollars., ;tdin itted by the
Repuiblicans to be sprnt in tliir cam
iaign, is a hu;gte %-un, but when lis
tributd over the whole nation. and
figureJ on a per capita basis shoidl
iot be mtch if aly) more alarming
-t.liin the Slims spent inl o131 own elec
tions. It is hardly probable that the
colgressionial candidates in this dis
trict spent le thaii $5,000 during the
(aillpallignu just. drawing to a close.
Rumor has it that single candidates
for congr-essional I eat Is in recen I
years have spent sum1s ill exc'ss of
that. If a ft w vents per capita is
too much111111 or lhispublcans to se is
Sheocrase 'tli us foney iner- Ii
Grenvihsllaedu.2. - afaring i'ropor
the pubnliac(ld i shouegi toalook wth i
desfavor aetth o uponlthe ma wholle'
tart (outI4'" wih'a big han~e acon ie
t0i-mied to veit to "busigs"cmethadt
ter lethian on ti h o 'is adethe Iis
Nh'.'Filer Ova (' ENg N0 di.('ng'
aShole nearute Faclil irn .tlldde ~uin
an rtenvill, ihi h Aug. 25.-- f a l slt
wsnt dueath left Caludte W.s Till-r
able 30, fit. iiise10 t ' i i erl tisi
cooer'sjr int1141 thI' 1 1'ternoon rs
trne an ved Io bieeffkingt ta
the eleti came th furdetb
onith Tlader, wans egauged drialin
f oenoar th ie felohin inthe bpinning
rokn with tal.trife wrast.edil
whie adin rea n am str. ladd'. 'Fir
and thate rokennwih a the e hande
wf~athf.esreghta h a n
co Sor nrig thenplntino0 isas
sithne aindn sucedtd in'eaing the
weioon n.ll-me Wthp thebi Curen
war broknandIi the frstriian ha
dayen freemero 1is perlokoition
heli was unblte to gatnd.i Aluliniu
Lo n heladdhr anud tolund h
foremos thei thein fookhs.nc en
brokenin th fal. AIIewas extinct
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414 110 414 0 110 110 00 0 0 100 4
* IHUDGENS REUNION. *
*4** * * * * * * * * 4* * * * * *
IEditor The Advertiser:
As It ig customary to tell about
family reunions, we want to give an
account of a reunion that we had the
pleasure of attending on the 11th day
of August. The children of Mrs. Mol
lie Hiludgens, widow of Capt. John M.
Uiudgens, were to gather with their
mother at Mrs. Alice Teague's with
.0 homn Mrs. iluldgens makes her bone.
Of the eight children living i were
present: Mrs. Toague,' irs. Guy
Smith, Mrs. Ross Powers, W. P., A. E.
with their families anid .lohn Iiudgi-ns.
The daughtter in Kansas was re, A
.sentted by her soin, William. who was
oni his first Visit to South Carolina.
Tlie dauigltei, at Ware Shoals was not
1resent, being the only child (ot rep.
resented, Was pr(vented by the high
sater inl the streams. As is the cus
toi all the :hildren bring well filled
iaskets of good things to tat. And
they were good, too.
\\e are glad to say thiat hl Auint
\1ollie is in her 76th year lhe is re
narkably strong lor ope of e rii- age
kind we trlust and devomly hope sie
Nill be with her children at many
iore reunis lere, and have them
ill at the great reunion in the Uetter
Land. \\'e cal't bit we sometimes
ry to pictutre to ourselv es that re
iniion that is to be in tlhe Hleavenly
an11d where there is no parting or
mood-bye's said; where all mwill be
;afely saved, eternally saved. lir.
'ague, .l rs. Acy Teague. .rs. Goldie
rown. Mrs. Traynham and .\Mr. and
drs. I.. S. holt were present to re
iC4e With tle clhild1en an tid aged imiot h
land 4njoy the 'good diner.
''lhat there may he minity more sich
tppllv occasionts is the sin cere wish
IA ~ ~ " It MFIN4.NST.''
'A11 11EN'S N'l'tlhE
TI ES 'P It0I0)KLVN
Irtfually till Linies of Brooklyn i1ld
Transit. System are Paralyzed.
New York, A i., 29.--Alrooklyn
LWoke this morning to filnd its trans
lortation facilities completely lied
pt by an unexpected strike of approx
mately 8,000 employes of the Brook
yn1 Rapid Transit system.
The strike has beetn pending sev
ral days and at a meeting late last
light, the carmen voted to defer ac
ion on the strike foi one week.
Phree hours later another meeting
Y1a held and 01.V men Voted to go on
trike at .5 a. n. , tf * M +
Toti gh t all lines virtually were par
Jlyzed. No surface cars were running
tnd only a meagre numn ber of trains
vere crawling over the elevated and
ithway lines. These were under po
lee iprotection, . . a* -
Coney Is latd had a, crowd of about
00,006 persons, despite the dilliculty
hey had in getting there. They w entl
ii motor buses, moving vans, wagons
td v'ehicl es of Pvery3 d eseriplt ion. Thte
m~ses ('har iged 25 to 30o centts fat'" to
'ontey I sla nd, hut chtariged firim a (d01
at' to thItree' doll aris foi' thle returi n
T1emnpor'ary3 muniici pal buhs toiutes' in
11l sections aind steamtboat service to
Thtney IslantOd were bling put in to op
'ration by theit city ton it.
'Te strmikers arme membierhes of the.
\nmalgamta) ed 'A sso('iat.ion of' St meet
td illectriie Ra ilway liimployes of
.itiri'a,., lcenl t1' 1hey presen5t't lted
lemnatnds to b AitdlIey .\ . ('aririson , re
'iver of the llrooklyn Ilnaiid Tra'insit
skinog for i'a wage incr' ease of 25, per
- tt an utltp, ani e ight hlour idaly antd a
losed shtop. H li 'eier kiarrisonm ie
'iised to 'rant thle deitanids and re
'erre'td the miten to Federa'l .Jtudge .1 ul
us M. Mayer,. legal c:ustodianl of t he
'ompanyfl',. Judoge Mayer susta inedo Re
~eiver' (arrisott's refusal anid woitldl
lot confer :w ith thle Amalgamated's
-omitteile.c saying t heli' demand~s were
'adlical aind e'xcessive. The Amalga
tnted appealed to Mayor I lylain, who
ittemnte d to arr'iange a eon feroeceI h
wveen .J iudge .\hyc r. thle AmalnIgamitateid
'oimmnittee,. and I IrooklIyni Itapid Tr anit
oil oftl('alIs. Tlhe c (Onfereneri ite(vet'
'amte about anud thle strtike ttoday3 ire
IInspe'ted4 Insurnice ('omny~~i.
Grteen wood Index .lournal.I
Mi'. C. 1). 1111pp, a lpecinal r'epre'sen
ative of the state Inosurantce I )epart
nent, spent yesterdoay In the city mak
ng Ithe annual examitation of the
ooks of the Abbeville-Oreenwood Mut
.ual Insur'ance AssocIation. 'The In.
ulpection twas made for the flscal year
mnding .June 30th,. andl showed a total
>f $14,087.000.00 insiurance 'In iforce
.o that date. Since then thin amount
tas been lncremtsed to neai'ly sIxteen
nillIlon. Mt'. Ipp was hIghly compll
nentary of the manner In which the
3onmpany Is beIng handled and' stated
that Ite founid the books und records
ill In ship-sihape. TPhe Abbeville-Green
wood Mutual has recently enter'ed five
new countIes, Sumtetr, Lee, Clarendon,
Flar'nwell and iamber'g, and Is nowv
aovering twventy-one countIes In thIs
MAN DEOPS 1FTEEN STORICSO
IN MUNSEY BUILDING
Body of Porter Strikeo with Sucli
Force Marble Flooring Is Broken.
Baltimore Sun, 27th.
.lames Moan, 35 years old, a native
of England, fell from the fifteentli
floor of the steel stairwayp in the iun
sey building to a landing on the mez
zaine floor, killing himself almost in
stantly yesterday. Moan formerly
lived at 615 North Calvert street, but
a few days ago he moved to 626 North
Calvert street. The police expressed
belief that Moan was deranged when
he took the plunge.
About his waist was fastened one
end of a rope, which was not strong
enough to bear his weight. The other
end was found fastened to a steel
post on the fifteenitl floor.
.\ioan was employed as a porter at
the building when he met his ldeath.
According to ia investigation made
by Found Sergeanit Harry, ('entral ( di
trict. Moan evidently elimin bed over tie
ia-il ica r tle top of tie stairway shaft
A few miitiies eftore .loan's body
fell Max W. .lanske, another porter,
say .\loan and bade him tire time of
day. ..oan answered pleasantly arid
did iot indicate that ie was about to
en(d his life. .\loarn, it is said, had io
relatives in this country. The body
was sent to fite morgnre. Dr. .I.' Knox
Insley. coronrer, was nrotified and is
Oflicinis of the bruildirng inforirmed
the police that. Moan's duties in rno
mriannier r'etquired him to elimb over
the stair rail. The force of tie an's
fall broke tie marble of tihie m11ezzrinre
A .3 11 1 l 1 \('t S E
Younlg Wvomlan of 114 .\bhd 11eed onl
Str'es of Pittsburghi b 3Met Ill int
Pittsburgh, Aug. 25. -A mother aid
sister are frantically rirginrg poli0cc to
trace .tosephiniie Cattalno. ON years old.
their only support. aid her three ah
Iluctors, who today forced her iito air
uItoilobile and drove away.
Josephine, on her way to work, was
seized by a miani, believed to be an
Italian admirer. A cloth was wrapped
Iborut her head to stifle lier cries, and
the big touring car dahlied away be
fore witnesses, too startled by the
boldness of the kidnappers. could ob
taii a good description of It.
One Italian, an admirer of Jose
phine, was missing from his roomri to
lay. Police say this youth had long
liarbored thoughts of marriage to Jo
NOTICE TO 110 OOL PATRONS.
iExaminations for conditioned puipils
Ind iiew pupils will be held at the
wchool buildrig on Saturday, Septem
:er 41th, 1t A. M.
All puils who did not receive pro
riotion eards will report at tire school
'nuildinig at 10 A. M. Saturday, Septei
wer th, in order to receive cards and
'3e assigned seats.
Owinig to lack of seating cnapacity
tiup;il s who reside withlin th le (listrict
itlI le assigned scat s fIrst, and later
weats vwill be assignied puprils whlo re
side outrside thne dlist'rct ini tire ordelr ini
wh' ichr aplinrt inis are reOceivedl.
Chtibdirn whose sixth birthday oc
Strs Ilter thnan October 1 th will ntrl
be( enr ol lcd.
t'very purril in airy tpubllic schrool in
the state , rein ri red to shrow cv idenrce
(of surccessftl Ivacc inart ion withIrin thre
last live years or stattemntii from a
ftrm smiallp Iox. 'M attlons ar'e urtged1 to
see tha t thei ci d1reni a re vacciniat ed
before tire optenr ig of school, ini order
to give soie atrms suificienit timie ini
whrichr to heal.
Adlv. '-20 Suiper'intendent.
State of MouthI ('artolinno
('lintyt of Lauttrentis.
Whrer(as, pet itions signred by3 a legal
rnurrber of thne ntualitied electors arid
frec-hnolder's r'esidinrg int Isau'rns
SothI 'arol ina, asking for an1 electioti
uiponr tihe questlin of votIig ani addi
tionral I mill tax upjoni thre pr'operty irn
salid school (listrlti , to1 be urs('d for
schiool punr'poses, have been filed wiih
lie ('ountty boaurd of edurcat Ion, air elec
tioni is hie'rby ord(er'ed tuponi saidlt (ues
tion, anid1( 'lec't ion to be held on thIe
15th (lay oIf Sepi-embter, J t20, at Watts
Alills Schrool Ihuildirng in said district,
un tdert tire mariagetmet of lire trurs
t(es of saidl school district.
Only stuch electors as r'(turrn real or
per'sornal property for taxation and
who exhibit their tax' r'eeelptsr andl r'eg
istration certifictes as r'equtired ini
the general election shall be allowved
Th'lose favoring thre 4i nmilI additional
tax shall vote a ballot conitainring thre
wor'd "YlCS." written ort printed thiere
on. Those against thre 4 mill additional
tax shalh vote a balot containing thre
word ".NO" wr'itten or prirnted there
on. fIolls shall open at the hour of 8
deiock in the for'enoon and shall re
min openr trntil thre hor of 4 o'clock
ini tire afternoon whlenr they shral ire
closed, anrd thre ballots counated.
TIheo tr'ustees all r'epor~t thre resutlt
of th-e election to theo coutnty auditor
and county suptierintenfdenlt of eduica
lion wvithiin ten dlays thcereafter'.
Ri. TP. W'i USON, Stupt.
'7-9t B no'er' of ('ntynfoanri
$ BPBCL&r, NOTICES. S
* * 8 * $ *.8s * * : * I
For Sale-Limited amount of heavy
re-worked bagging anl ties. See Dr.
Aiken at Laurens NatiopW V1ank. Mer
chants & Fanrmers Bon d Warehouse
Company. ' 7-2t
For Ren-r-Three rooms on South
Ilarper street suitable for light house
keeping. See 1. 1. Martin. '-11-pd
For Sale-Fine pair mare mules,
2,800 pounds, live and six years old.
Can be seen at iW. P. Childress & Son's
stable. Ed. Hicks. 7-It-pd
.important Notlce to peoplo of 1au
rens County, People that suffer, and
want relief at once should use the lat
est scientifle preparation for Asi'
lA, HOltlP, HAY 11FV1IR. PNEU
.\ ION IA, I N FIX, )N A, ICOtUI IS a nd(
CU14)S. VICTOLY SAlitV for sale
at LAUt'NIS, .\1Ot''NTVilA' ana
CiROSS l11. 7--t
Hemustilihing and picoting attac-i
ment, works on all sewing imachiles.
I'rice $2.0 . Personal checks 10c ex
I r). lAght's Mail Order I louse, Box
127, Hi rminghamn, A a. 7-It - g.
Cross Keys Ton Nslilyi Lands l or
Sa1l-We offer following lltfarls for
sale in ( ross Keys Townshlip, 'io
County, to wit: (1) .1. Wylie Ilum
phries Farmin of :;;;1 aeres at $3.5 lerP
a're. Well improved; seven to eight
hor-se farn. (2) 17 acres, more or
I ess, one-horse farpm, tIr.e-r'oom- 1
house, etc.; good olle-lols1 farim.
Price $1,300, Kir'venl farm. (3)35
acrles, 'Iineller hletsill farm, ilnely ilU
proved, siv horse f.arm11 open1, balance
in fine timber; ('very acre will pro
duce a bale, improvemiellts woltI
$110,000; price $67.50 per. acre. (4)
.1. E. .\inter farm, known as Wilhur11
place, ISO acrles, more 01 less. wel 1 I
improved, fine place; price $ ,7.10. 5)
.1. 1-,. .\inter fairm, 2;'0 afres, level
land, right at Sedalla; foulr borse faral
in opelatioll price $;15 erl acre. (I)
.1. E. .MinIer farm. 128 a'rs, lore or
leas. within half mile of Sedalia. five
to six horse farm in cult'iaton, lie
land: price $13,4100. (7) 97 acres,
11more orP less, land of 11. It. l3etaill. This
is stirong lal practicaly all in till
lier; price $32.5-- piP acte. All the
ab~ve farms are Well lovated oil ublic
romiAd. nealr schools, good commun111111it y,
halty And desirable. Pmr t'iems, etcl.,
seo 8. !0. lirrol, tl'nlon. S. .". 7-1t-pd
New .trrow 'I'es-.M\elhants and 1
cottonl ginnlers! I Iave cal' new ' Ar
row (otton Iles for sale. $2.85 bundle
P. 0. It. Imluens. Now (Itie. Write
y(our wanis to J. D. Culbiertson , Lau
lens, 11. 1". 1). 4. 7-2t
FIol Stl--226 aces good ligh land,
llar Yenassee. Pine for farming or1
stocki, 'Price $1.1) per acr-e. Termns,
1). !W\'. Thgp), Jr., Itoute 1, Charleston,
S. C. 7-lt-chg.
Fine lTract of 1,11111 For Sale--I am
offering for' quick sale in one tract
400 acres, of uinusually fille-lyilg land,
very fertile and strong soil. With Or
dinary cultivation crops standing on it
now will average bale to acre in cot
ton and 50 to 75 bushels of corn to
acre. .land light at fine market, with
in one mile of Buffalo, S. C., with rail
road and mar'ket facilities, and all
town advantagks. Withtin four miles
of 'nion. Six lorse farm oien, sub
stantial tenements. dwellings, barns,
pasture, orcliard, etc. Finely wooded
and timbered. No more ioney m)alking
proposition ('all be found. 1Finely lo
cated and adapted for' either trut'cking
or general farming. WothI three
times Ihe money- asked. No beller
farming land to be had an1d safe from
boll weevil. Pr'lice $47.50 per aer'e. S.
E'. I arron, 'nion. S. C. 7-11
For Sale.01o Pord Coupe ill l'ist
class C11ditile. HI. 1. Kennedy. Ell)
trpr'ise Bank. 7- It -pd
For Sale-Sixt ur .. e bred Ultode
Island lRed hens at $2.00 Cach. Also
about la111 ulets and( ('ockertel s fr'om
75 eenst to $1.., M\rs. G. P., Todd.
l~autrens. lit. I. 7-I I-I'd
Notiete--My mnusic classes wiill begin
M\onday, Sept. 6. 1 would lk 10 I see
all who cx pect to hlave lesseni ith~l
meC this seasotn, to mee'Itl meSaturd'iay
at 9 o'c'lo'k. M\t's. .\. I2. Iopel'. 7-It
For~t liet - - 'lkwo borse far on) (13)Irt.
A. C.X llr p(' lace sevenl mi)1les we st
of Laurenis. A. C. Ilolt, l~aurlens, Al.
5. - 7 I t-Ipd
Noti'e-AlI perons01i arc heeby for'
hllIdenl to cash or' accept any13 chIeeks
f'or' Ient -A gooud ollic' overt 141au
rens3 Nattionl'fllank, light ,'aterl and)1
AplIy to (Cashiir. 6-21
Forl) Slel-One utplight piano, inl
good (0o1n1it ion. ChcapI fot' cashu. CallI
at Wh itlock's Pa:inlt Shop. 5-31-pd1
dlwelling on Sullivan teet, lar'ge lot.
Prlice' $7,500, ail f' cash, balance fourl
annal paflyments)1. 10dd. Iiobio, at Isau,
rens1 Bonded War'ehouse. 5- 10t
Pic1.ure .Framnes--Any 1size, bo0th
afinare and ova'il wvith1 111an1 01' conve'x
glass. Good aissortenI plicl 11ture'
mtlding 1(1~ just rece('ived. Nichols Stul
Notice-Laurens Truist Company
will paly y'ou 6 per~ cent interest for
yourl money. -15-If
For Sale--Two goodl fi rms. See
"I Spen'lt $1 oni Italt-Snap' and1 Saved
lhe P'rlce of a flog."
.Jamga McGuire, famouts Ilog Raiser
of New\ .l'rsey, says. 'I aidvise every
farmer roubled( ith3 rats to use RAT
SNA.P. ried ever'ythlipg t~ get rid
of ra1ts. Silpnt $1.25 o~ IAT-SNAP'.
Figured th 1rats it kill ?1'jsaved' the
prIie of Iy hog." RAT- AlP comes
in cake f rm. No mixing iwithl other
ofodl. Cats 01' dogs won't touch It.
Three sIzes, 35, 65ce, $1.25. Sold and
gu3arant11eed by Laurens Hlardwvare Co.,
Putinam's Dru'ig StoreC andl Kennedy
PALMETT'O LAODGE, rio. 19, A. F. M.
~ A special cofnmunication
of Palmotto. Lsodge, No, 19,
-A. F. M., will be held on
Thursday night, Seplt. 2ld,
at 8 o'clock, Work in F.' C.
dlegree. Menmhers are urged to at
tend and vIsiting brothren welcome.
By order of
19. 0. ANDFIlSON, L. 0. VOFF,
Secr-tary W M.
W. G. Wilson a
for Spring and Su
lines in every der
SILKS in the b
VOILES of the
A full line of I
asks, Doilies and'
of Dress Ginghan
W. C. W
You might well be b
ful, appropriate gift st
profusion at this store
If you are in doubt at
our store will quickly
WEST SIDE COURT SQUARE
F R IENID
Did you earnt 4at ri
it, dlidn't you? Wl y can
it in the bank each J~ay c
work for you?
Vou wont always b
well. Then it will be a I
you banked, while you c
. We add 41
N. B. DIAL Presient
mnd Co. have opened
immer wear complete
-losiery, Table Dam
rowels. A full stock
is and Apron Checks,
'r and a full line of
ison & Co.
,wildered by the beauti
iggestions that abound in
ns and ideas are
out a single gift, a visit to
solve your problem.
tion is invited.
W J ILRV TINK -all
ioney? Well you worked for
't you put some little piece of
lay, so that some day.; it can
e able to work. even if you are
ine feeling to have the money
uld work, whioh is now. Bank
>er cent. interest.
bank YOUR bank.,
~e National Bank
C. HI. R PR C'a.hier