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NOTICE .01 ELICTION.
State of South Carolina,
0ounty of Laurens.
Whereas, petitions signed by w legal
number of the qualified electors and
free-holders residhrg in Laturens
*echool dIstriet No. 5, Laurens county,
-Sauth Carolina, asking for an election
uion the question of voting an addi
tional 4 mill tax upon the propierty in
said school distriet, to be used for
.cliool pIurposes, have been filed with
the county board of education, an elee
tion is hereby ordered upon said ques
tion, said elcetion to be held on the
l1,th day of Septeniber, 1920, at Wat.ts
Mills Sehool uilding in said distriet,
un'ler the management, of the trus.
tees of said school district.
Only sugli electors as return real or
personal property for taxation and
who exiihit their tax receitlls and reg
istration certificates as required in
the general election shall be allowed
'iose favorl-ng the -1 mill additional
tax shall vote a hallot containing tle
:orel "YISl" writtea or prin 'ted there
oin. Those agallist the 1 mili additional
t' shall vote 1 haiot coitainling the
VOIr "'NO" writtl or priintd there
on. l'olls Shall open at the hoir of N
o'clook in the forenloon and shl1 re
main olen u)(' nntil. the hour of 4 o'clock
inl tie afteiIloon whenl Iey ';hal belo
cIlo((d, and the( hailots vounite'd.
The trustees shall repiort the resuzilt
of ti election to tile county 1-1(itor
11'1 vou1nI ty sup'rin tdileil of edluca
tion within ten (lays tIhelea ft er.
it. T. Wi LSON, Supt.
7-21 By order of County Board.
Why not hiy your lumber in car
lots. direct fromt mill and save the
discounts? "Write or wire for prie
v, senlding( uts list, of <inant11ity and
grade you wvant.
COOK & CO.
Greenville, S. C.
0. Langdon Long
ATTORNEY AT LAW
EnterpriseNationnl Bank Building
All Legal Business Given
GUASUILIN E SYSTEMS
Oil Tanks and Pumps, Air Con
pressors, Computing Scales, Floor
Scales, Show Cases, Account Reg
isters, Rebuilt Casi Registers,
Safes, Store Fixtures.
T HE iIA MILT'0N SALES CO.
Columbi, S. C.
C. C. Fentherstone W. B. Knight
Attorneys at Law
Laurens, S. C.
All Business Intrusted to Our Care
Will Have Prompt and Carefui Atten.
Oflice over Palmetto Bank
Mr. Featherstone will spend Wednes
day of each week In Laurdns.
Terracing :: Leveling
Gray Court, S. C.
Dr. T. L. Timmerman
Laurens, South Carolina
Office in Peoples Bantk Building
C. E.KENNEDY & SON
Undertakers and Embalmeirs
Caill aniswered any hour day or night
Simpson, Cooper & Babb
Attorneys at Law.
W11 P'ractice in all State tCourts
P'romplt Alttention Olven All Business
Blackwell & Sullivan
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
P'rompt Attention Given All Business
3Money to Loan on Beal Estate
Oflice in Simmnons Building
Aho you biliousi
I will relieve
Five Minute Chats
on- Our Piesidents
By JAMES MORGAN
(Copyright, 1020, V James Morgan.)
JAMES A. GARFIELD
1831-Nov. 19, James Abram
Garfield, born at Orange,
1858-61-President of Hiram
1858-Married Lucretia Rudolph.
1860-Member of Ohio Sehate.
1861-Colonel in Ohio Volun
1880-Elected to the 'United
1880-Juno 7, nominated for
President by Republican
Convention at Chicago.
November, elected Presi.
AAMS ABIAM GATIElLD was the
bits t and, it is faIrly sa1fe to say,
tie last of the presidenth born and
bred In log elihins. Notwithstanding
that htimble state, he was one of the
hialf-dozei sliolarly men who have sat
In t lie presidential chair.
Garfield is the (only president wlho
was present 'at his own nomilnation.
The preshlenthal liglitning struck hIm
as be sat In his sent in that most ex
traordinary and exciting national con
vention which met at Chicago In 1880.
All the "Stalwart" elans, belleving with
a St. Louis editor that there was "one
more president in the bloody shirt,
seized upon the great name of Grant,
aid under the banner of the "Hero of
Appomattox" they rallied against the
"Hlmif Breeds" who followed "tle
Plumned Knlight," James G. Blaine of
The rival chianpions in that remark
alile tournament at Chiengo were Ros
soe Conkling, chieftain of the "Stal
warts," and James A. Garfield of OhIo.
the spokwstnlanii of the "Il'lf Breeds,
James A. Garfield.
alftough he was restrahted froma dl
rectly supportIng Blaine by the Instrue
tions of hIs state in favor of the nomi
natIon of John Sherman. C'onkllng, a
hiand~somie fop, enirefull 'studied t he
rIght moment to make is theatrIcal
entry upon the stage the first (day,
dirawing the applause as lie advanced
downi the aisle wvith lis "grandIloquent
swell, lis majestic supereminent, over
Ilowering. turkey gobbler strut," whleh
Blaine had held uip in the laughter of
congress years before In a never-to-be
forgiven spieech. The next (lay Gar
I Old took his revenge by entering whIle
IConkllng was s9peaking, and the wel
nlng cheers dIrowned the voice of
the Indlgnast speaker. On the third
(lay the two gamie to) grips in a de
hate and the Ohioan scored on the New
While the gallery still was cheer
lng the victor in that roundit, ('onkling
wrote on the margIn of a newspaper
and sent to Garfield a mocking sugges
tioni that lie wais playing to the gal
lery In his own Mterest: "I congrat
ulate you on being a (lark horse !"
In truth Garfld could not *ise in
the convent ion without helping him
self mor-e than he helped Shiermain,
whio ne'ver hand a (-hance to in. As
Ihtllot iafter ballot w-as taken. it be
coae plaini tha t n-it her the "'iimmorital
806" who followed Grant nor the dleaf
eninig c-hiers whlehi hIs nami~e evoked
could Oo-rcomue the pirejud ice agnaInst
a third term in the WhIte H~ouse, and It
was made equially plaIn that thIs "Old
Guard" never would surrender to
A new candidlate was necesnry If
the convention was not to fall to
pieces in factions. One solitary vote
for Garfild dn most of the ballots had
contInued to point the ' ager of dles
tiny at hIm. WIsconsin -. inted all her
fingere In hIs direcolon wh-en her dlele
gation broke to him on the thIrty
Garfield rose with pallid face and
dry lIps to a point of ordler. But Sen
ator Hoar of Massachneetts, wh-o was
In the chaIr, rapped him down. In two
Jnere ballots he was nomInated by a
comiinatlon of the Blaine and Sher
In the mIdst 'of the uproar the nomi
nee sat Ihrp and perspir-ing in hIs seat.
"(Get :'.a iuit of hero," he faIntly whis
pered to lis seatate, I~xGovernot
IFoster of Ohio.
JAPANJ REALLY BACK NUMBER N
Writer Brirgo Forw-rd Arguments to
Prove That the Chirese Are the w
r.lore Prcgressive. ' i
It mer.;tik the( westevrn ren1der. aso
siinply bu::ny. Int i:ore tha one CIIi
ltp-w :: n it: : 1.4:r d m 11'.le that It Isi
the I:n ".f l ' y who Ia reaIIy
(oin 1at'.z 11i v . :1 I eI IItky li upielg, 11r
v si tn by evidI 'I -I. othr t han IIuth
way ai wbil<-h J'inrI hasi: cl i thoghi a
aa~~llh isri 3 ulc'is rtiai to pritit ve d!
ith ::--. .tohn Ovll y writ's fin Amin
M:: :I z 1,1. Ti . III t oIut ,A fori ' xiI( m11- 1)
Ile lt't a thlousail y 1go llt'h p
lun l : ust l !u. # I- preisent style of
"ltin tild (!I houISehohd l fr ish 1ing,
il it itig '! si t(t I-ing ol l hunis, from
1, -..i ; ta# ('h11 hl a s.1" ( : ch nged Svv
veral tin jetuving (.-onstanitly inl the d11- t
r'( 1 n 111 f 111'. p tien t1( 11lt y, of t i
ous atiittl !(Ii to lmen tol tulwdis. The a
(thi r11 t- (. 1 ilin It I ta n ti rI.t . i nt, t
It Au < th iIst extvesive int
tt wute i hth vWriApet Ajrtoril.
eing111lod for foold, .and -Ilso 0he tuost '
vairied lin it, s omnliit tons . Avndlnie
ainalysis 11nny <1vlIesns argunients drawn
17r11 M fod, clothingdsh and t n -
n hins.liut wh1nV oit - ni t e'4 s the va
tilty 14 i ngenu I Ii y of It pitr s It
111tl ipplinnet's utse1 ill aily life -anf ill
thetrnts onle is ctain that the (hII
list ointtisd Is 11u11 1t1il( y observaI nt. afind
achptiv. liti It sems unnllecessary to
lior thei (litestionl. M.\any chairges have
heenl brotig aitglinst i t C'hinese, but
Io aone ia er e1e1 nrtilsed thil of st -
Vidity. Thir udoubted conserv tisml T
1tu somptihring to libe texplainedt rather ,;
than ntit exi pl It lon r of inything. t
TO PRISON FOR WITCHCRAFT
Canadian Authoritile s Revive Ancient
Statute That Will Appear Absurd to
It hig b aich wit tle more than 200
yea iit tn nyone wias colivict'd of
wifrbernftl n this on tn tit, Says the
(!olmnhusll, Dtispatch, anld we-4 supposedI
that the-re woubdtinever againi bit any
the o conIvict iowe. 1u.101 it s elms tntt
slich pros ntins have befn revived,
for her "Renes t reHor srom I '. n
diat court ItI the 'e iat youn g
hw111n1111 over lhr at s a" lat'ly bveen svn
vtole to prisonl for "prnetiring witch
1rf ," 1 fo al11 the worbd Ilik h e ne,. -
ena itioIs 1th111.t1 tsed t to be tled niinast
people it thil counlry.
The yoing womtan In this eae
e1ited 1to be abll to ell who comitt
tliiSt ertaini i eft in, hert neigioritoodi .
Sht said at fatnetr's outs had bien
stolen by at man and ai boy; thah t they
drov~e it hay mare, and procee-ded west
wit Ird after the robbery, and tha they
Wouhd he found at i certain pine,
abolt 0 miltes nwIy. fTe ileers
found lir story ti he true, aif a
rested tIh pirtiles who robbed th
farier, but n lt young woman who
gave te informain Iot n w aIgs int no po
SI tIll'n to nlow hile fnets she relled
except through omunlu i'l in g with "tho
.spirit" people begani Itaking a out
her eting ai wsehfot, with the resuilt that
an n'eIClilt IStitillte was invoked and
the girl proseted lintd sent to jail
for hert pains In aiding the offilers of
the InR If It were not ll ictl reord
ed In41 1( liewslpilper we Could not be
oe llve fou.it
~tot' LlewelyndP, t e la I0 eptytt
hernnnilt' ai11 vriale deseted vtillge
tit te beau ortou vtllty of01 t~hi iWeslt
lotn of s' eser eiek Ev'iien thle
war1 wititsli deand, i to repewi
ofte riguse" was rthed retrt ainy
lnee w sutabishd bytwer life to wn
land 'htt. S~ hftitoull therblnoom.
byg reasn ofI n"-otengo Accuper.Th
On Angn - thi , 1920. the 1 ..
lohanled own rl ip, l Im 1a 1 1;
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I, --v i - i e I i il :.a - l- l ie it li1 !E 's
411141 witi l it Ow i E!<- oil'Y I liis ii
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W itil Y o <w ;p t 1)( 1l 100.
01'1,e us (f ;ll~ r i[
i n ; l't ir el; a tr ,h l t
The Certai-teed G'id
as a Basis for Estirna
Roofr, n, Cost
*The Certain-teed prarrm-tee rvk
ing the approxLmna,, co.-:t per year (-,f
Certain-tecd Nyor: u-b r 3 i
for fifteen years. It. s.\ 1-sts N.:
Taknghftcn/>/2r / /n 1/,4
T he Coiaertain-teed G
as~ Iga Badsim forEshtima C
gTheanteedn-teedygarraftee provides r
nthe atteroxm otpe ero
Ceraitn..to d o raig , u br3 In-c
fieTa in a ntee yeark- of.0 aue
Andsa~ itw cost buc I ctn-y,.
thndcny t es tc f roofinl 1yoh.
Sew ecnma Certain-teed aB.~rof
Teought and mtdi weights waf~ C:5
Sgtareed froe y eary for tfrmer
In addiutin eeisdrabltCet.
And i coss leer uy Ofkt' t
than any th e tyecn d roon .nri.
Ce RDWA-ee Rodct CoC
Retil eleraO~e S.L~
ROPERCEL & COMPN'
WI'11I AltSON PLOT
Spartan-burg, Sept. 5.-J~imie Dres..
old an1d Mildred Gordon, nurs, at
.ei.-l Nina colored h) itl here,
Wve bctnl Lound over to Court onl a
large of alsonl, it being alleged that
Cy were Iimipiented in a plot to burn,
A 11oSital. TWO ireiS oCcurred at Il.e,
hnil Nina hosia on a ,,a(), Ianel
tcr an 'invesigatin, le local polke
resid i b1id Gordon, who was cm
Ity whn ou fnsocured
The Go:-Oon girl (4:12' - n'; ;p:
i t d jinon1ie1 l *t .sold who h:.Il
Ois r , 4Al In--n)t w r inl Savanl-:
(ii2 :13 , cha-gedI tha,'1 l
/E ,a a.'.',o um ,actually Folt fir-(
i1 e h n o occasion at
:0 r-' 114- '?f JAiume !)rswold. who
* -. I ' a : a b f he n' a n . ry it .\ in a
i ad of the colnd
Ml d'- i : n .-a s .ho was paid
S1 1 - 1 1 ,ioth sh 1 .
An .114 1 :n1ocen
t . l h.-on I 'ib 'W d J 1 .
Iv I i ' . iII of I IIr c iy! itnf-11e (A
Ant i a d i 011i wo t al rill ill -
: 'i *litihn, 11ftertswole al tnh lit
t 411.0 h9 1 101whi t de led -e(t I
T d1stroy the h o ial. .\lihired wilr
11the ha o the alhopiand butin
:2n2 ' iy .l llItV(e I tl ld(1 a the int
The olic are notsatidied wit
ha lyhveucatedad te
rr s r epctd
.b ie~ nt t
phT OSIt O
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nuih inew hol
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l' id li l \
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a n~a or < tirnat
our r ew rooA.
e, z.:' c~.j~r in;he
c ;. c:i :m r
:2~d t-i!n ye:ars for
-C. is. weath er--proof,
. u. t m ani:
>ck br. can quickly.
ed! w: .mVousec or