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WOMEN MAKE PLEA
OF FULL EQUALITY
"Ab'solute Equality" Is Application of
Federal and State Laws Sought. Nn.
tional Women's Party iII Session.
Washington, Feb. 1.-A plea for
"absolute equality" for women In the
application of all state and federal
laws was voiced by speakers at. the op
ening session here today of the Na.
tional Woman's party convention. The
I/lea wa':ts entitusia;ti cally applauded
by the assembled delegates.
The disettssjon of the IC ual ciuality
for woinen came uilp With the presen
tation or a report from the research
comim'twe setting forth legal "(11
riinautions" which the committee
said must be removed. Asserting that
the "courts have beenl and still are
distinctI ly Ima;scuin e institutions," tle
roeort, as preselitcd by the commiit
tee cual rinan, Mlis; Eulsie -White, of
Nashville, Teni., added.
"They must become human Instili
tions through -the participation of wo
mnca in tle amiuinistration and appli
cation of the law. This is just as im
portant as the formulation of the law.
Women should be encouraged to enter
the legalprofession and to sit as
judges and jurors. Until they are final
ly rCpresenuted t-hroughout, the entire
structure of the institution there al
ways will be grave doubt as to whether
women ever receive exact justice in
In .the adimihistration of laws on
divorce and offenses against morality,
the report said, women are "more
often the victims of injustices than
the present legal psychology compre
Replying to tihe question raised in
an address by Mrs. Nora '3. Barney,
of New York, as to whether women
ere willing to forego the "special
rivileges" accorded them in the laws
of many states, es-pecially as to "the
usband's responsibility for his wrife's
debt," Miss White said:
"Absolut'ly equality is my answer."
No vote was taken on the adoption
of the report, however, mtich will,
come up for approval at a later ses
sion as a resolution.
WILL RLMRGUE GOSSETT CASE
Columbia, Feb. 18.-Reargumnent of
the Kenneth GOnssett case before the
state supreme court will -be necessary,
it was learned yesterday, due to the
refusal of the attorneys for the ap
pellant to agree to allow two absent
justices who did not hear the argu
ments to participate in the findings of
The (ohsett case was argued before
the court last fall, but at the time
Chief Justice Gary and the late As
sociate Justlee Gage were not :1ies
ent, and u pon the dcath of Amsociate
Justice ly:l riek it waa an nou nced
that unIriss attorneys for both sides
agreed to let Jusf1te Gary and Jus
tiee (nge paritici 'ate a r'argumen'1it
would he nseessary. Since then JIs:
tiee Gage 'has also lied.
Ibunhem ands Price and Glen. M. 1L.
Rloun:., attIorneysu for Gaosset t, who
is now in the penitentiary undler a
Ii yen r.s sent ence for alleged criminal
assault on a younmg white uwwomana of
Abl''v Ill e, refumged to0 all ow the partli
cipalton of the absent just ices and
by this refusal the case will be re
argued at the' next, term of the court.
Pies dnred in 6 to 14 Days
t'-urughbto refund money if PA ZO OINTM ENT' fnlk
. . a ohn, JE;,nd, nled'n i or Pr' rotrw, P1'i;'
Now being b
, Hellams onl
Wateli it gro9
need a home
going at pr~
J. F. Ent
Grand Jury Comnpletes .In vestigatloon
of Alleged Drug and Liquor Ulings
Roanoke, Va., Feb. 19.-After a
week of investigation into the ae
tivities of alleged drug and liquor
ring;s iII this section of the state, re
Istulting in indictments against two
overnnent oflicials working undee
the pro'hlbition and drug laws, the
federal granld j Jury in district court
here adjou rned at noon today.
Tenl indictmvelts were handed dowi
by the grand jury today, among themt
on2e against Pederal Prohibition Of
Her James lH. Motts, charging him
with converting certainl Itlntities of
liquor to his own use in violation of
ithIe prohibition1 law. At the same
tinmie the jitry issued indictIents
againlst J. C. Saminders, Alexander
Polas, and Alex Jacobs, charging them
with selli' lquor whleh it was al
!ged they had received from Ollicer
le t. The alithorities declare that
the trio is a part of a liquor ring
which has been oueratin'; in this sec
tion for several moiths.
While the grand Jury was making
its invesligations today .1udge 10d
mund Waddill, Jr., sitting for Judge
Henry C. McDowell, disposed of a
dozen or more cases involving alleg
ed violations of t'he prohibition and
drug laws. Charles Whitten, a local
business man was filled $200, and sen
tenced to 90 days in JaIl for violating
the drug act.; while Tom Tennis, a
grocer here, was lined $50 for breaking
the drug law.
Minor liquor laiw violations against
alleged bootleggers comprised the re
mainder-of the cases.
Dr. B. C. Moomaw, indicted yester
day on a chargeoof violating the nar
cotic la~w today was -bonded In the
sum of $1,000 for his nuppearance at
the August terni of court -here.
Senate Passes Dillinghan Bill by Big
Majority. Two Negative Votes.
Washington, Feb. 19.-A drastic
measure against immigration during
the next year was adopted today by
the senate which, by the overwhelm.
inig vote of 61 to 2, .passed the (Dilling
lani immigration restriction bill af
ter 'adding amendments to increase its
restrictive features. In the form
adopted the -bill would limit the nu1m
ber of immigrants during the next 12
months to slightly over 355,000.
The 'Dillingham bill was adopted as
subtitu111te for the .1ohison bi: assed
receItly by the house. The latter
woild bar for a year all ilmmlirants
execOul relatives of allens now ill this
country. The bills now go to con
Senators Colt of It!:0 fi.1ol and
Dillingham of Verlonlt, Repuiilalls,
aniid Gorte of O IlahboIna, I Democrat,
wer'e aupointed senate conferees.
Advocates of thle D)1il~iham5 sub
atitte cleIa red that it nyoido keelp out
morue i mmigrants5 ta thIe JTohnson01
measuret 20. lHoth bills wouhlIc 'go in to ef
feet within two months with the Dil
lingham lmasure for I5 a2nd the Jiohn
sen~ bill for I-1 m)onlth. It took tihe
senalite less thani fIve hours todaiy to
dlispose of the i m migr'at ion legisl atin1,
a1 record, accord ing to leaders, for a
.subject of such Imlportance. Thle only
two senlators who oppiosed passage of
the bil1l were F'rance, Ropublican, of
uit for Mrs.
4. Church St.
wv. Do you
tive on the
k or write for
40 per cent
zming e r
od. S. C.
Marylan( 11(1 nRed, Demfocrat, ()f 1Mii
B3efore -pagsing the 1illingham sub
stitutc, the senate defeated, 413 to 19,
at motion to adolit the .Johnson hill.
Forty per cent. ;ess immigrants
would b admitted 111der the Dillling.
ham1il W as it ipassed (he senate than
as reported by the 1immigration conI.
ilittee.t This was accomplished by re
ducing the basis of ilIlgrat lon1 from
5 per cent to 3 per cent of the total
num11liber of aliens in this country ac
cord-ing to the 19th census. It was
Offered by Senator Harrison of .\1issls
si11). ('nder aniotlie' amlnldr'ent
vh'es and child-en of a 1i.n ho have
:pp! Cid for (iti zensh ip would be rivet
p'recedence in alpission. Anoth r
amendment. strtek oiLt a ela tte au
thorizing admihssionls when deemled
justiiale :s a "measure of hiuman
t th or itern t (n .i c. .
'r a~ 7- ent bnx kiA ULv
Lturens Drug Co.
of choice sp:
rive and to j
fore prices a
prices are 1h
than the ct
1 lot Ladies' White ('anvas~
TI'he great (Stoppor)I'ltuity
v'ieinity hailve lhad-offered in
of Lad1ies ' Shoes, every' shoe
Friday and1( Saturdlay only.
Great sale of 1Ladi es' and C
dnlst what you want for
sp~ecial for Thnrsday, Fri
$6.00 White Canvas Boots
$6.00 White Canvas E-nglisl
$6.00 Wi te Canvas, Rubber
$3.5() White Canvas Boots.
$3.50 White Canvas,'low he<
1 lot Misses' 5 1-2 to 8, wort
I lot Children's, sizes 8 1-2
only .... ............
Big Sale of White
- $5.00 'White Qutilts, on111..
$3.50 White Quilts,. only ..
$3.00 Whlite Quilts, only..
Medium of Exchnnge.
Coeotius are the common form of
exelinge armong tlie natives of the
Nleobu rs. ior insimne a box of
imatihes is worih 20 conututs. while,
for fleeiles the price Is One coconuit
In a Class by Himself.
MIss Ilssiy-"My inke is so (lif.
ferenxt fromo other mlien." -Miss Port
"Of course he Is, sinc he h1as proposed
to you."-Boston Transcript.
,:ir, blacdr and uric acid
troubhen cr-mos(t dangerous be,
cause of their insidious attacks.
Hecdlh fir-st warning they give,
that they used attentiun by takin?,
Tho0 Vei' i-ldar 'Cmy o hern
1i n :'S, w.s! rI,.1. ward ofth r dis
.ca~ anI stuoho n ho body :.gasnt
Cok Cc:- C.m un;!no Gold M'cda.1 oa ever~y !j9,
oad aiccopt n, imitatiou
yer, Mr. T. C.Sv
i markets where
nake way for t
ices for Thursda
Be sure to get s
Lre adjusted in li
sh to forewarn
ible to surprise t
it prices preva:
e gwve it as our
before prices a
ea trday, for only .... ....$1.00
that t he ladies of Lantrents and
mtanty seatsons. Thel( enit ire stoik
,t styl and leatIher, for TPhuirsday,
Any Shoe in stoek at One-lalf
hi 1lren W'h ite Canvas Shoes.
early Aprinig wear'. Extra
dlay andl Saturday:
..... .... .... .... ....$3.95
sole...... .... .... .. . ...$3.95
.... .... .... .... .... ..$2.45
1.... .... .... .... ....$2.45
I $1./5, only..... .... ....$1.00
to 2, worth $2.00 -and( $2.50O,
..... .... .... .... ....$1.45
Quilts For This Week
...... .... .... ....$2.50
. .... .... .... .... ....$1.75
. .... .... .... .... ....$1.50
Bargains Are I
FE RTILIZERS ops,
HEY will help you get
back to pre-war costs
of production and enable
you to sell your cotton,
tobacco, truck and other
money crops at a more
The American Agricultural Chemical Co.
Ashepoo Fertilizer Works, Charleston
to a standard
SOLD BY- to a price
M. J. VVINGS, Laurens, S. C.
CLYDE T. FRAJKS. Laurens, S. C.
Prompt service. Reliable goods. Best nechanical condition.
ritzer, has. just returned from
he made a varied selection
se. Before these goods ar
Lem, we will offer unusually
Ly, Friday and Saturday of
ome of these bargains be
ne with New York costs.
our customers that spring
:hem, as they will be higher
iling during the past few
>p1fion that those who pur
re readjusted will profit im
EXTRA SPECIALS FOR THIS WEEK
27-inch best <fihrlity Cheliviot. only .... ...............15c
27-inc(h goodn quial i .\ proni (iinghmoi. only. .. .. . . . . . 15c
81 x0 )lI elv~edere, good nlpIali ty. Sheets. for' thIis week onilv $1.50
27-inceh l)ress~ (singhamnl onily.... .... .... .... ...'...20c
12-inc h l~ onshire. only .... .... .... .... .........40c
Big One-Half Price Sale of Ladies' Silk
and Cotton Waists
$5.00) Silk Waists, only -.--.-.-...-.......... ........$250
$7.50 Silk Waists, only .... .... .... .... ........$3.75
$10.00 Silk Waists, only..... .... .... .... .... ....$5.00
$3.00 Voile waists. only...... .. .... .... .... ....$1.50
For Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Big
we wil'l sell every yard of Ribblon, we have ini st ock at
one-h alf prliee, aIt hough Ribbon hats ad van ced 25 per ('ent in
last 310 days.
35' yard Ribbhon, onily..----..--.... .... .. .17 1-2c
1eyad .ibbn on ly...... .... ....... .... .... ..25c
~or Three Days Onhy/