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VOLUME XXXVI. LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER' 29, 1920. NUMBER 1
CO( HO[D HAV[
So Said Democratic Candi.
(andidate Says lie is Fostering Pro.
gressiv'e idens (ained from cnom.
mtoner. Stresses League of Nations
Ii Nebraska Trip.
Omaha, Neb., Sept. 27.--Governor
Cox, Democratic presidential candi
date, tonight gave out a statemhent
that he would have supported William
J. 'lBryan:; for the presidency had the
former sec retary of state been nomi
nated and added that. he was foster
ng 'etg Esive ideas gained undet
\l r. ir .yan's leadership.
The sat( unet of Governor Cox was
in res.pre to an inqiuiry from a local
newspa ie:man regarding the position
inl the (niIngnign of \r. itryan ryho has
". ithhvld sUpiort from Governor Cox.
"I have .nown \ir. Bryan politteally
and 1: -o!n::lly for mnTay years'." s.tid
the uve'nor's statctiei t. "Ie has
i een an in fintice for' good. I ;1uport
cd hi:n t1hrece times for the presidency
with l my n-vspalpera, my voice and my
ole, and Would have dcone so again
this yea' tad he been the candidate of
the I ):ott atic party instead of my
* elf. A;. a matter of fact, as a young
mat 1. I gained from Mr. lBryan's lead
ershipi many of the progressive ideas
which I since have endeavored to pro
Hilts Hurleson and Pall ci.
Disapproval of "matters" In the ad
ninistration of Attorney General
Pah'le'" andi Postmaster General Butle
son, was expressed by Governor Cox in
ado-..ssin 1Wa lr.rge audience at the au
dit.ori;::n, where a strenuous Nebraska
ea'mpaign wans closed.
'Thc Icnocratic presidential candi
datC taii 1hat although he believed the
:-a ta 1net olticers had performed
their duti "wholeheartedly" and were
conEtic 'utiots men, he did not indorse
matters in both of their administra
toins. No specific affairs were stated
'y the .ernor.
Gove to.' Cox rep lied to several
lates t i n; pbiisheid in a local news
a!er, a repition largely of past ox
peritners of the candidate with west
ern ouipositiont iress. In resp~onse to
a1 (It<! tion here as to w'hethle' he in
do'scd the .Palmer and Blurleson ad
miSni SIations, the governor replied:
I 1 ved in congress with both of
U.Q gentlemen. I know theti to be
high miled conscientious men and
believe that their administration,
we're wholeheartedly performed. Yet,
there r ie matters in both of their ad
taii':i;t-"atins wvhich I do0 not ind1orse.
Neiber do I indorse the policy of
I'rtnh Hitchcock, as (postmaster gen
--al. Mr. liitchcock, you will rememn
her'. is thle getntleman who ran the road
roller over Rtoosevelt in the conven
I ion of 1912 aind or'ganlized the south
ern d ieationis in 1920 for General
"Nhe do I indor'se t he adm5.intiis
tra'!n oft Philander 'V. IKnox. as al
:oni meral. Mr'. Kntox, wblie ani
hic jurb i' , is onie of the for'emost re
:1 -onar ils ini the Uniited States and
is dec isions wetre color'ed by his par
t isaniship. This is merely a matter of
di ffe renice ini personlal opinions, and
pertains to thlug~s that belong to past.
id mi n ist rat ions.'"
The governor's speech hiere ,was the
eleve'ntht in Nebraskai today, one of the
hoisiest of his wvestern tril'. In alt, lhe
stressedl the league of nations, from a
nrIr v'w point and also the material
intter'eits of .Nebraskans. Late today
hie spoke to ai large cr'owdt at -incoln
in theC andltorihtml andl ani overflow
gath emring outtside.
Oht,irges' Against Press.
- llere and at Lincoln, the governor
r.p nde on~ (i his charges that th re
aetionaiy press was biased. lie dne
('Lir'Ld today that there wvas "a delib
('r:t' ro P1*'orrtupt ipurpose to kee p the
Ct'f 'the porle"' and refert ing tom
2V:ani contriutlins comning, hei
said, from "big business" hie declai'ed
thete wvas ani "attempilt to) buy ii l
Tie league wvas ptreented as ai
m. iure for peace andl prosperity and1(
Gover' nor C'ox treiterated that it wa.9
n ndorsed(8 by "'leaders of every c'hurich
'ii. :it andh Catholic, .Jewv and Glen'
LAST CHiANON. TO IEGISTER
Registration Books Close- Saturday
Night, Women Wary of Registering
.Saturdgy of this week will be the
last (lay for registration for the gen
oral election, announced Messrs. 'Ton
Langston anTd Bob Copeland, members
of the registration board at the court
house yesterday morning. Women and
men as well, who wish to sign up for
the election, will have to register on
or before that date.
During the past few days the books
of registration have been carried to
various parts of the county by mem
hers of the board. \r. Copeland car
ried the books to Clinton. \ilountville
and Cross 11111, \r. Chris. Owing:
carried them to the upper part of the
coulty while Mr. *1,angston looked a
ter his section of the county and cotin
ty seat registration. At Cross 1il
Mr. Copeland said the women were
Iery wary of registering on account.
of the impression which had been
created that registered women would
have to serve on the juries. lie said
that. lie tried to disabuse their minds
of this, but that the women preferred
,o play safe. Only three registered
m ll. At .\!ountville. the wo
men were a little less wary of jury
duty, a total of about thirty signing up
for c:tizen's dutis ther.
.A.\IiNS' W. C. ('01B
(.reenville Mawistrate l)ismlisses ('ase
Atutinst Ware ShiotIs Man for Auof .
W. C. Cobb, superintendent of the
Ware S'hoals \lanufacturing Company,
'who vas charged ,w ith assault. and
battery In Greenville as a result of an
attomobile accident on the Huncombe
roarl out of Grecnville in August, watt
released from his bond by Magistrate
SB1allenger Th uird?(lay after a hearing lin
thet case in which the ma ist.rate held
:h't a cawe h.Ad not been made out
against the W'alre Shoals man. I). D.
Sto':'er', representing the state at the
hearing, declared that the fact. ivould
be laid before tho county grand jury.
It was charged that W. 2. Cobb, on
the first. Sunday in .Augu.st, ran into
and almost overturned an automobile
driven by W. S. Gilmer, and occupied
by members of his family.
According to testimony addluced at
I the hearing, Mr. Cobb . was driving
along the Buncombe road, about six
miles from the city, at a right rate of
speed. When he attempted to pass the
automobile driven by Mr. (W1lmer' it ':as
rhprg'ed that his car struck it with his
ri-:ht fender, tl'rowing it to the sile
of the road. An cnbank m'ent on tite
right of the road pt-vented it Itm
Mr. Cobb will A'ter bo tried upon a
gharge of speeding.
Falls With Elevator
H. Floyd Henderson, of Ware Shoals,
brother of Oscar Henderson, of this
city, and well known all over the west
erni part of the county where he was
c'rised, .su ffer'ed painl o.' indutries ,at
Watre Shoals one (lay last week ,when
an elevator In the Ware S'hoals comi
pany store fell with himi from tie
second~ floor of the storet bui liding to
th basement. M\r. I lendeison has
bee cnfiedto his bed'( sinice the ac
cldenit, butt it is thou-.tht thant beC did(
nlot suistain permant inIijuies . .\l
thouigh lie had a ion g fillI aniid lilt on
a ('emenit floor, no0 biones wer'e brioken.
No announcement w'as madle as to the
cause of thie accidhent. .\ir. IHender'son
is manager' of oine of' the deparitmiets
in the store. IHe is a son of Capt. l3.
I-:. Heniderson, formerly of this couty
but niow r'esidintg at Wiare Shoals.
stance." H e repeated attacks upon (lie
Questions In (the local neowspaper re
suited in another criticism by lie gov
''r0nor) n alCld Republ11 cic '''"couts''
whvlo, thle candid late repeiiated, werec sent
a head on hiis itinera ry under!' ( orders
fr'om Chair'ma ,I lays of the' Republhicani
National Commnittee to embarrass the(
Nebr'aska gav'e the governor' a wvarm
welcome,l ih band1(, siren wistlhes,
and decorttons11. A.t blnioin, he was
lparadedh to the ealpitol and~ toniighit
through criowds at Omaha.
LeavIng here late tonight, (lie gov'
er:nor hiad another' strecnous dany ahead
tomorrow in, South D~akota with six
teen speeches sedled duiring (lie
day. A specnl tr'aii was to lake (lie
governior. overI the' siouthierni and1 east
Crn par't pf the( state, wth main ad
driesse's scheidled at Kankton, Mitch
LII nnel( a night mieeting nt Soux Falls.
PLATES FOR 1921
New Rtules in Force (2oinlttg Year,
Among 'T'hem, Classitleatlon of )lo
tors by Weight.
Number plates for the 1921 automo
bile licenses have been ordered by the
stato highway department. Several
rules In regard license tags have been
changed this year, all ot which Is ex
plained in the following account from
the Columbia State:
Contract for 121 automobile license
plates was yesterday issued by the the
state highway commission to the Na
tional Colortype company of New Port,
'Conn., according to an announcement
by I. L. Thomas, secretary. The
plates are to he delivered by December
I and will be 82,600 number for th'
first order and garnet and black in
color. Of the total ntnber 81,500 are
six Inches by 12 inches for automo
biles and trucks, while 1,100 are to he
of the smaller size, four inches by six
inches for motorcycles.
This number is not the full esti
mated requirement, but. after these
have been received and partly Issued
more will b ordered when it. is seen
how many will be needed. License
will not he issued next year at the
window in the otlice, but all ta.
iiiu:t go tLhrouzgh the mails, as it will
be ilpiossible to keep up with the
handling, even for owners in Colu:
The now regulations for license
charges, according to classification if
tihe motor vehicle by weight instead of
horse power with automobiles and ton
nage n% ith trucks, goes into effect
with the issuance of the new 'lates.
Trucks carrying four pneumatic tires
will be granted a discount over those
with solid tires of the same tonna'.
Trucks with two pneumatic and two
solid tires will have to pay the full
Motor cars and trucks will be placed
in 21 classes, according to welhtl
the prices for licenses ranging from
$6 for cars under 2,000 pounds to
$200 for trucks; of more than fonrton
capacity carrying hard tires. Motor
cycle licenses will cost $3.
Following is the complete schedule
of classes for registration of motor
vehices in' South Carolina for the year
Class A: Atutoiobiles weighing not
over 2.000 pounds. $6.
Class 1: Automobiles weighing not
over 2,001 to 2,500 pounds, $8.
Class C: Automobiles weighing not
over 2,502 to 3,000 pounds, $10.
Class D: Automobiles weighing not
over 3,011H to :,,(0o pou d11(15, $21.
hs, l : Au t omobi les weighing not.
over ,501 to -1,000 :ou nis, $11.
Class I": Automobiles weighing not
over "1,001 to,4500 0t1ounds, $16.
Class G: Automobiles weighting not.
over 1,500 pounds, $18 and over.
Class II: One ton truck, pneuatie
Class I: One ton truck, hard tires.
Class J: Two ton truck; pneumatie
Class K: Two ton't rock, hard ti re.s,
Class iL: Three touck~ptn hrdlu nu
Class L: Thtree ton truck, pneu~ma
tic tites, $43.
Class M1: Three ton truck, hartd
- Class N: Foutr ton truck, pneu ma
tic tires, $75.
Class 0: Fouir ton trttck, htard ites,
Class P : .\lore than foutr tottn ttuck
pneumatic tIres, $150) andl over,
Class Q: Mlore than four ten truck.
hard tires, $200 and over.
Class 'T: Tr'allers, $7 and over.
Class X: D)ealers $25 for one tmake
and $15 fotr each additional make.
Class Y: Motor'cycle dealers. $23
for one make and $15 for each addi
Class ZA: Mototrcycles, $3,
Inotetrrs in, "CGypsy Smith" .lertling.
.\lc interest is being taken here in~
the "'Oypsy"~ Smith grevival meeting
which started in (lreenwood 8.unday
night. A great many people who it-.
tended the Smnitht services here in
Jlune are planning to go to (Greenwwood
at least one night. dutring thte meeting
and plans have been stuggested for a
"Laurens" nlghtt *text wveek. A requeut
has bleen madec of-.the C. & W. C. rail
r'oad~ for a special train retutrning~ to
this city after the meeting next Tues
day night, but -no definite word has
beeni receivedl on this reqtuest. itIt la
thoughit that plans fotr a spec-il
"'Laurens"' night and' basket pieni" on
the grotunds will be conVle'ted somec
time this week.
S"} ATORL N. B. DIAL
BOOS'TS CAMPAIGN FUN1)
Sends $.0 From Wl'ashington for JDem.
ocratic Campaign Fund.
The Democratic cat paig n fund re
ceived a considerale boost last week
when Senator N. 1I. Dial sent a $50
Subscription through .\Ir. \V. G. Lan
caster. This check with $11 from oth
er subscribers through .\lr. LIancaster
and $7 through W. R. .lcCuen, of the
l'eoples Loan & l'xchange hanik sent
the total well above the Hundred 'lol
lar mark. I'rgent, requests for funds
still come from Columbia, the sugges
tion being thrown out that subscrip
tions of over one dollar 'will be thank
The foll owing contrihutions lave
),6",1 r(ceived iI migh The Advertiser
l'reviously reported .... .....$71.00
Through W. I. .\lc'uen:
\l r. John Armstrong .. . . .. .. 1.00
\1 r. C.. 13. (ba cue .. .. .. . . .. , 1.00
.l r. 0. 1. Sim m on i .. .. .. .. .. 1.0 )
.\lr. W illiam Irby .. .. .. .. .. 1.0))
\1r..N. Richardsont .. .. .. .. 1.00
.1 r. II. C. Flem ing .. .. .. .. .. 1.01)
D~r. T. 1,. Timmerman .. .. .. 1.00
T1hrougah \\. G. I.,a ct;
Sen. N. H. )ial .. .. .. .. .. 50.. 0
11. E. Vincent .. .......... 1.00
l;rooks Swyge ... .. .... .. .. .. 1.00
C. 1I. (ias'te, r. .... .. .. .. ..1.00
1liss \Villou Gray .. .. .. .. .. 1.0
C. II. lat .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1.01)
.1. S. CTai .... .......... ,.00
.1. . Craig .. ...... .. .. .. 1.0)
W . 3). Sullivan, Sr. .. .. .. .. 1.00
13. I). A.lc('ravy .............. ..0
-I. (C. I arris .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..00
P. A.. Sim p on .. .. .. .. .. .. 1.00
C. I. Itlakely .. .. .. .. .. .. 1.00
Tlot a --.................$1 :9.o,
Xil.l1.ERi FOl'NU GU'ILTIY
ircrr .t.lorne v ('onlieteld of 'onceal.
intr lankr. "s .ssets. Imprison.
imelnt. t1nd .
A. II.- .\Iller, well known attorney of
Greer and several times candidate for
co'ngres; in this district was found
-.-tilt' in the Rock 111l federal court
last week of aiding in the concealment.
of assets of .L. Ilayes. Gaffney bank
rupt. l3e was sentenced to serve one
yetr hnd a day in prison and to pa' a
fine of $1.000. Attorneys for the de
fa;nse at once gave notice that they
would file a hill of e-xcptions and take
an appeal to the circuit court of ap
eals. Xi iller has been released on
hail in the stun of $2,500.
The case against the Greer attorney,
according to newspaper reports, grew
('; of the bank rup try of M. I.. Mlayes,
formerly of this city, but more recent
ly of Gaffney.
The case, according to dispalches
from Rock lhill, revolved around a
check for $2,50o' given .\liller by Ilayes,
trustee, a few days before batk
ruptcy. This, .\liler claims Illa yes
stated was a trust fund otf Mrs. Ilayes
and the check was given to obtain cash
for .\irs. Haiycs, who was ill. lie con
tends he dlid not receive a cent and~
that he never received a fee for' his
services in the bankruptcy matter.
3.1lIer also claims that when he 01).
tain1ef cash for the check and turnted
samle over to I layt's 1he did nlot know
hankr'tptcy was ('ontemlatted. 'IThe
L'overnmto contotends thie ('he('k was
:givenl to .\liltler by I Iayes in order tr
defraud cr'edlints, Ilayes alleging he
acted on the advice oft M\lier in writ
inu thei (iceck andl get'ting~ the cash he
fere ?..n8 bankrupte'. papers5.
liev . it td Mrs. MeI.i'i to ~i1ense
CTe many13 friend rs of' ltev. anid .\3 is.
.3. 1,: .\lcibin will he sorry to learn that
they exlpect to lea11ve' the' c11it next week
to nmake their homie "'0ih thteir son, .\lr.
.Iamies '!'iain, at A.lbinoy, Ga. .\lr'..'.l
Lini finds t hat his health does not mir
mrtt him to ('01ntjiu his pastoral du
ties, so he will go to Alb'any to be'
ith his sont. .\i'. .tamtes .leLain was~
re'cet3'ly marr'ied to M\iss Illi za beth
Gra'tham, of .llnor, C:i.. and they haive
ailready hegua keepintg htouts. Tlhey
visite.d Rev, tand .ls. .\!4eisi here last
Thue .. 1K ershaw ('ihapter l'.'D;. ('.,
w.ill meet . ltday afterInoon,( Otbe!'
'lth, with .\lts. Brooks Swy'ger't. .\ins.
.1. 5. Hientnett will be the leader of the
Iiter'ar'y prtogt'ami her subject bleing
'"Autobiograsphies anid Remitniscen~ses
by Soldiers You Kntow." This Is the
first meetinug of the fall and all me1m
bhs re tirito antntenid.
(OUNTS WINS SUIT
.Juidge (ary lndtis Dowvn Dleeislon in
Long Drawin ('ast' Between D. II,
Counts and Owvings & Owings.
yIt a decision handed down by Judge
Frank It. Gary on September 15, 1). I.
('0tnls, of this city, and judgment
creditors of his residing here and else
where. were awarded a verdict over
Owings & Owings, of this city, iin a
';'se which has been hanging fire since
1.1 when judgment creditors of .\Mr.
Oilnts secured a temporary injniction
lp'ereinting- Owing: & Owings from
selling 313 a1res of land, known as
he ('oleiian ptlace, which r.. Counts
deeded to Owings & Owings in the
spring of 191 1.
The suit was on the motion of Ow
ings & Owings to set aside the injune
tion, the plaintiffs c'laliling title to-the
lroperty. .\Mr. Counts and the judg
imeilt (1r'd it ors ('ot ('lled that the deed
had been setired through misrepre
sentation and that i11' thjuginit. et cred
itors would be dep rived of their rights
in the property should the deed be
confirmed by the court.
The decree of the cotirt upheld in
the main the contention of .\I r. 'ounts
and the .iudgment creditors, the land
bein g ordered resold and thie p roceerds
applied to the claims of the judgment
c'reditors as 'Well as the claim of Ow
Min & Owilngs. a hoiteste;'d of $l,1)11
being set aside in addition to .\r.
('ounIs. 1i was also ordered that the
rents from the lave also be applied to
tlh 'aymn ii t of the accountll of Owings
& Owings, It being estimated by the
Couirt that all of the' mortgages 1oti
, Owing.; & Owings would be satis
tied cut of tlie rents with the exce p
140) of abiot $92.00.
in general terms the decree of the
vourt. was that the land be sold at
1)ublic outcry and the proceeds ap
I lied as follows:
stead for 1). II. Counts: 2nd. .ludg
ment (reditors be pal acording to
priority and rank; ird. That any sir
)lus he irn(med over to 1). IL. Couns.
Attorneys for the plaintiffs, Owings
& Owings, have filed notice of an ap
pea! to the supreme court.
'1O LETl ('ONTRIA('T
FORt P1111N('E:TON Il;0.1ID
I mpro eaient of oam1 lietl wiee Prinee
inn and Ware Shoals to Blei i at
County i':ngin'er itughes has pmb
sished a notie of opening of bidIs for
the constru110ction of the totl soil road
between Princeton and the GreenIwood
couinty line at Ware Shoals. 'T1hhi bis
are to he opened October 1st and fa
voraable consideration will be ir' eI
the ontractors who are able to begin
on lilt work at the earliesit aloment.
This is takeln as an indieation that the
work will begin very soon and he onm
pleted some time this fall or winter'.
The funds for the buildinr of this
road will -be provided joInt ly by the
Wai' Shoals \ianufacturling Con;.a1ny
and the County of iitl'ens. The coun
ty's shiare is to be taken from Ite au1
tomiobilhe liIconse money 03 as lpaid ini at
rectioni of the state highway commnis
DIII.l 1h.S NEWl SE('ilEi'AIV
Ifor'tAn 1as Secretatry toI Senautotr N.
.\nn101 loucement has leen sent outI
froma \\ashii ington of It' apLpoiilntnt
of 'ai 11I. .\t'(iowan aSs sert a ry to
Senator' N. it. I )iai, su~cceeding ap1 lt.
.\lecl avitd It ot'toi, w ho has en tit'rd
hutsinless in Ander~ison. ..\1r. .\le(ow an
will take( up h'Iiis dutiels at onice.
Ptat .\eGowanl is a brotlIter of Htear'
ANdmiiral Samuiilel .\1te(owant anid hals
bsr" :i yeis n ethe ash
ingtn (aorretspoiidenit ofr the Stat' atntd
othe ii'I apels aind is consitdeired (lilt of
the best nlewspiap1er1 men in Washting
1t1n. lic' Will make a v'aluable assist
Aftter ai week of heavy' teliine.. te
Neow Yiork and N ow Orliean s amrktets
shiowe''l signus of 11allyinhg yt'ster'day,
maore' pron'ouncedt~~ ginls fori Oct ober
The s.;ot miarkcet hias follow~'ed lie
Shioul ith le New Yor'k and1( Nt'w~ Or
leanis markets not4 weaken this morn1
ing. It is ex pected that local buny('r~
*,wiilie gIven a hiighier Ilingt. A few
bales of cotton are being sold.
M[[T IN CL[Y[LA
Great Parade of Ex-Servi
Parade of 1x-Service Menl VJiewed
''hroiig of :3100,00) People ('!o,
firs! Day of Second Ieet of
('leveland, Sept.' 27.--\ lrtami
S0,0ervice nilen, witn es5e-d by i
iproximately ::ul,0u0 people, includi
a.bout 503,1(I00 111-of-town, visitor's, cic
ed the first lay of the second anllt
convention oIf the American Legi
here today. The day started ttt co
v(ention hall when the convention w
caIllel to order by ('omuandetr Fran
li I 'Olier. After the routine repor
had been dispelised V'IIi, the crede
liaIS ('omm1ittce anti the commiittee ,
plermil annclit lules and 'eglltations r
tired to begi n their dell)erlations.
\\"hen the r'e1ort of the Iermane:
(0mm1ittee on rules 01(1 regulIatiot
was suliilitted to the cotivention,
'C'OnII enlil t he a(opt ion of the an11
rul1e of voting.
At thi; point. Mlrs. .iulia 'heceloc.
10f .'.": ork, declared that "she h1
isted on retaining hir in liheront rigl
to think and voto as she ,leased.
She was SlIported by many 11e11 del
Iat's. A member from Alinnesota pre
sented a minority report which aske
that the unit rule he defeated. ,Th
tinr(ily report was adopted.
The (credentials comm11ittee had to
it. p'ilcipal Iinestions the matter o
d ' ltion from the state and It'i
:'ries of the United :states.
The 'e'pJorit as m1.mitted recon
u1endciie that each depaitmeni t be giv
en live delegates at large and one ad
ditional delegate for enoh 1,000 mea
ber o' fraction thereof.
At. a late hour the correct voting
st.rengt h of the convention was unde
('heers for France
Wlhet the morning session of thc
convention adjourned at I :.> p. mn., the
national commander directed that all
committees meet at 51 p. mll. and re
main in session until all business had
Lein completed for presentation to the
convention wvhenI it meets tomorrow
morning at 11 o'clock.
One feature which tended to liven
"I' 05esio camec when Col. J. Rt. Mc
Qi colmander of the department
of Ohio. in rellying to the address of
welco:e by .\ayor W. S. Fitzgerald,
s;tated that F'rance was one of the
most. loyal friends of the American
l-gion. C'heer'ing started and cries for'
l"'rancis IE. )rake, commander of the
legion Post No. 1. Paris, brought 1hm
to his feet. .lr. I)rake is represent
ing the legion posts of France, En;
t'VIlvey tr'ain ariving today brought
man0 iy mi~iebes of the eI gionl anid it Is
extiected tomorriow w"ill see many
housatnds more1 v'isitor's in the city.
PhiladelphIa sent one hundr~lied and
I wenty-five tmemibers in three box cars,
pa intedI aIs (lie ('ars were in Frianice:
''llomm s forty','I Cvcallx eight.''
A ia instorm't whIiichi began Itout noon1110
threaten('led to lnter'fe ir' wit:1i the pa
radei( buti the1. gran id mar shi announc0 ned
that the ttaradei( wvould tak' pla1ce, r'ain
wats pac kedt withi iieople. The in sigtnIa
of each1 t diviion was ini evidentce in
(lie 1pariade0. llractIically ever'ybody
1ma1rcin g in unIform. Tfherie wore al
so several hulndred' Amer'iicans it tile
un iformii of Catiada, ICnglanid, alid
IFran ce. this cont1inigent having a k ii
Itoiiin! to furtnish i t hr mu11sic.
iamit $1 5,000t raini inisurtance. Some
dayl.S aigo lihe manaliigemeint of (lie ha
r'ade took 01out1 'insuranc against raini
Ifor $15,00i0t. lTo collect liihis insuriance,
it was necessary for twvo-tenhts of atn
inch1 of 1ra11 to rall dulrinig the (lay.
Thei w'ther tot bureauii reporteid thatI the
eintifall Ifoi' t he day1~ was 37-1001( of an
.A Noted Flagt
Th'ie dl'egat ion fromn Centralia,
Wash.. enarriyinug in thle ta rade (lie flag
which wvas fired upon by the I. W. W.'s
(An armistice daty, 1919!. The flag was
carriedt byi .1. I. Mutiay, (lie same man
whot 'atrried it when i I was fired( upjon,
('Continued on Page Four.)