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VOLUME XXXVI- LURENS, SOUTH]CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1920.
GO. CX DECLAN
As iri -i''ve iII Government, lie
Snys lie Knows When int Event lisi
e4ome Par1t1, of Yestel 'rdn y. 31akes
h'elara).itt to eaitile Andience.
Seattle, Wash., Sept. II.--Governorp
Cox, of Ohio, democratie ;presidenitial
tandidate, tonight made h'ii lirst. pIub
ie deriaraton in regards to prohIbi-1
The governor, after an introtiai
onl In -'hich his sponsor, Geor , ge C.
Cot'terill hjad denounced asseirtions3
Iiat the candidate was a "wet," madne
1' follovin; (!elaat ion to a large
"As a piogressive in Lrovernment,
I know when an11 event has passed by
a'Id j00oi:) a part of yesterday. The
re-actionary rarely does. The friends
of woi id peacce and the friends of pro-.
gvoss Wll iWin thi election and at.
S-mlts to i:;de theni oil any (p110.
lion not "n issue, will be u a itln .
Th'le bijef statement !fin tonght'sI
of th tovernor wilo h:s beein
charged f Iquel y with bein i a
"wet" (uidlidate, was determined uIponi
by coiftne cs with .\lr. Cotterill andl
other., on his train today afti a day
of boiinairdnanti upon him by news-pa
peirimea, tetgrams and letters demand
ing a statemocnt from him on the sub
'Tle way was paved for Governor
Cox's declaration by Mr. Cotterill,
'sho referred to an attack made oin
Governor Cox today by the Seattle
Post-Intelligencer, a republican news
paper, which branded Governor Cox
1; a "wct", and. demanded that the
governor declare himself and not
'dodge'"' the question.. The paper
printed an alleged letter of George F.
( arro;. piesident of the New .Jr-I
:ey liquor dealers association. dated
July 212, sttilng that Governoi' Cox
was pronouaced "wet" and his nomi
ilation "A big victory for our in ter
T'he Ca:ilI letter also calld for
aid and f aul.s from the li(II10Po dealers
in behali of Governor Cox.
.\!r. Cotit tili, -who :is demaocratic
canldid::to lr "Plnator, 1)ra Is - l le
ol o1 Go vernor Cox on i iroh(ibi
,m an I moral issues Inl 0111o,
(leC!,(.d 'Fu he procured in advane If
l i 0ional prolhibition, 11lhe saloon1
sunda rIy cl ,ng law. iides charg
n: 1h1 t oeo.o iarding owned i'irew.
M, Mr. Cotterill said, the re
3 !l(se n n'didate hlad voted thirty t
tAles on the Wet vote, oil mlaftrs per
1.a 1 In;g to prohibition, as inga iist only I
two dr;y votes and these after Ohio had
adopted prohibItion and reelected Gov- 1
erinoir Cox .to enforce it.
.lMr. Cotterill said that the Seattle
le spape r had iII tile past "thrown
is in ce in behi alf of tile liquor I
hiteries!!;," and now made its attack
u nl tip. jovernor to further parti
e's. HIc added, t1hat, in view of
x ird, lie would su Aort him1
albi aiancranc'e that lhe wouild "'on
ftrce the haw vin (lie n i ted Stlates a~;
.1' infot ud i' in Ohio.''
ib". sint I a t ie ntea e news.cpaper'.s at
I, ri'licHrald, of ilellinghain,.
whiete the !ro.ernor mtade h .first
*e (;,!a',, s.ent a teleg;ra:o, askVin-~
a :1:'. r ..I :om ,the candidt- 'ni
1prolfhib i and whet her he favored
ati(cl (i 3o(f the ieague of niationsn
covr.anit, asi piresented by Pi'esident
\\En, 1het her' lhe aplpr~loved the
"blanki et u idormen t of P'roe dent
W.' son'r admiinistr'at ion in the San
F'ran ei! p.tjlat form and oilher qutes
!on s. No reply wias made by Mr.
Ainothiei' demand for a statement
onl prohibitlon andI aticle ten, camne
flushes the' pol
sons from the
blood, relieves ach
Ing Joints and sore
muscles-g ive s
strength to. - weak
31TION NOT ISSUE;
Tihe Aroverlor had heeni coltem pll -
Ing a statenwnlt for ,.omet. tiIme, ar1 ot
h train tdy after confereces 'with
Ail. Cotterill and othrir advis.ers, de
elded to make his statement ton:li Il.
lichiond P-aron.;tl. ilobon, of Ala
b'amla, ,po~.: ! e l ader, :oon aIfter
Goveriorl Cox's nonination, reqiuest.
ed the candidate to state his position
.)n prohibition and whether he would
veto a hill to modlify the Volstead law.
No reply has been announcedi by thie
,overnor. Another reqiest came dur
Ing the -governor's recent vist to
\linneapolis, September 6. when a
.voman, Introduciing the candidate
-id American woioenI desired t)
know the candidate's views on anivitd
Eng the Volstead law and other sil
ects, butt no responise was illade by
Il-,,Ro J.S LJNCH ED
BY' M ISINNI P'il .l4)i
onvicted of 3Murder hut RIesp Ited lie
is Taken from ,Jail and Is Shot to
Meridian, Miss., 'Sept. 12.--Will 1.
lchols, negro, who was convicted at
i recent term of the circIiit cou rt
icre and sentenced to die on the gal
ows September 10 for the m rder
if Henry W. Davis. an aged night
vatchman a. a local lumber plant, bit
hose execu tion~~was stayed at the last
noment by an aippeal to the supreme
,otet was taken from the jail at
lultiman at 3 a. i. today by a,small
)arly of men, carried two milks from
)luitman and shot to death in the pub
le road, his body being riddle d .v th
Following .the hanging c." He, nr-y
'loyd Friday for the murder of .Jame.i
k. Tyrell, a imerchant, who was kill
d on the same night, Davis met d-ath
ind tillt slta: of ex ''itioin of Lloyd's
-om1panijon, Vchols. becauls" b the conl
'ession (A Lloyd that ho alon, ha i
Cilled Da'vis, a moh gatheikd al the
:Oun ty jail he re, V1i Neh'6 oesw
>!In," held and thrt-,-ats (,f lnhn
na'do. bit 10 oeit aIt t coili .
late in 1.h i ht afte: th. .eb : I
lisperSed. Nehols wa spirittod aw- to)
h1e Quitiman jail for uafeieepin'. Inow
-ver, his wholereabO111 loaked wut -ind
-arly today Sheriff Marti was ne
led by Sieriff IEvans, of Claike oiin
S that at : o'c!ock this morning hei
va's c.alleid to the jil a, Q-im l,
rom Lis home,'. Oi at :'i'n .; " *!.I.
all lie Was overpow eied by a -111111
)er of men who took the jail key.;
'rom his pockets iulocked the jal,
elked Echols, placed ii in a vaI
ng aumtol ol: le and daPed wiy. is
>ody was found later riddI'd with iul
'EVEN ARE hILLA)
IN A 171 .kTi( T I *1i
I ich Ine ('iashes l hrot hi nitin amid
Fll s !%I heel to New Yor'k ( 'enmi ni
:er;ons1 were't kl ledl and one seriously,
-d through at ral ilng du ringi a Itun
lerstormn anid tell t wenty fee: to the
seiw York t entIral railrtoad trmacks at
)obbs; Ferr y. 'lThe deatd, att. of whiom
ivedl In New York city, are:
ician; hIs wife, son, aged 1h;. dauigh
er*, agedh I-; .lohn .1. 1 lawley,.~.8, bid..
ng Inlspector, hiis ilfe and1( tl lwatrd
Itrooney, 15, son of Police 14t. ld
F'rancia .lc~uir'e, 12, the only sur
'Ivor, suffecred a broken Iteg. '.'e was
aken to a hospitl i n D~obbs Ferry.
The mnember's of the patty were re
urning to New York from Orange
Atke, near Nev.'burigh. Dr. McGuiire
van drivinig the cam'. A terrific thutn
leratom broke as they' were passing
broughi Dobbs FeCrry' and it Is belIeved
he physician became confiused. In
tond of turning into the Droadway
tighwvay, lie turined dow'n a roadl leMd
nig toward the Itudison Rivetr and
rove the car' through an Ironi fence
uarding the bridge acroAs the rail
oitd tracks.. .
The occuipants wer'W pinned hieneath
he cat which oventurtned In its fa)Y
PlIeared4 4to 14Dayua
-lnes, Spt. I I .--Ou r couinj us. H1Ion.
and .\Mrs. G. 1'-. Smith, of Itoek 1Iill.
1i. iJa. Smilth and daughter, Miss
(telI'ude and son, IFleming, of Water
Ioo, visited Its recently.
.\l's. Toccoa Cannon, of Ahheville,
-vas tihe recent guest of .\Irs. Dr.
.'e r'egr'ei ted being :hlent f romx
home when our friend, Mlr. Jas. Kil
inugsworth, of L2volha, Ga., (alied to
Sellick Anuder'son, oclored, lost a
$400 inule last week.
Mrs. G. L. Graham and children
and Miss Alary .Jones attended chil
dren's Day at Andrews Chapel.
-Joe Jones and Mr. Towles, of Green
vood, paid us an appreciative call.
We were sorry to learn of 'the death
of .\MI. Fletcher Shirley, of Hodges.
[lon. Thos. Graham, of Alabama, re
eently visited his brother, (. L. Gr-t
hamlt and sister, .Mr's. Dr. Tow nes
Mr. W. If. Iliauhes viited his daugh
ter, Mrs. Dr. C. A. 1i'lurton, of Iva, last
Dr. W. T. .Jones was called 'profes
sionlally to Gro.ns:God last nMloday.
We had the pleas;ure of meetinig our
warm friend. Col. ,io. W. .l(Cullough,
f 4iitonl. Ti* a s .e
w&ro <iire(tors of 'Lh C. N. & W. R. R.
Whih e attemplitetuid frm,
g I.a to K noxvlle. \e faileji,t t at
a rl~ it fI the effort we have the
I irege eolt on mill at \Vare Shoals
which is rapidly (eveloping into a cityV.
We Were in Greenwo .\l onday and
WidinesdIlay an(1 Iet Witih a cord ial
greting from our genlial and warm
we latelt mot tile following frindis:
IOt'. W. '.Thom)pson, of Waterloo 1d
Kinight, of 0reenville; Rev. Hoht.
Sharp. of Columbia; .las. lodges, of
.\bbeville;. d. ShIiley, of lodges; .1.
'\VA. Callahan, .las. and Pat. Scott, of
0reenville; Rev. David Blackwell, of\
Florida; Ion. .1. W. flowers, of Ep
worth and Rev. Idgar Davis, of Ninety
Six and Mr. John Franks, of Latreons.
.\Miss Elmory, a Itrailed liurse of
Massachuisetts, is assisting the plhysi
einIs In lookling after the sick at Ware
"Mrs. Keach Tells How She (ot to
"Have always feared rats. Lately
noticed many on my farm. A nelugh
bor said he just got rid of drOves with
RAT-SNAP. This started me thinking
Tried RAT-SNA-P myself. It killed 1Y
and scared the rest away." RAT-SNAP
Coies in three sizes, 35c, 65c and
$1.25. Sold and guaranteed by Laiu
rens Hardware Co., Phitnam's Drug
Store, and Kennedy Bros.
e are Read
rou Our Lir
See Our Wond
"Dr. Posey's 01
We want you to
you have confide
And in the qual
article that we o
We know that o1
methods are rigi
Ne sale is too sn
We Want to be
It is our earne
wants of our cus
will be more tha
Drug Store good
801 Main Street
y to Sho
ie of Fall
er Line of
feel at home in our store, that
nce in our
ity of every drug, chemical or
2r goods are right, and that our
it and that our prices are right,
tall to interest us.
Your Family Druggist
At endeavor to look after the
tomers in such a way that they
a pleased that they bought all
s from us.
S DRUG STORE
Laurens, S. C.