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VUIDOES AID TO WOUNDED
Sawyer Plans hespital Enlargement. -
Won't Tolerate Malingerers.
(Brig. Gen. Charles Sawyer of Ma
rion, 0., personal physician (to Presi
dent Harding, has been very much in
the limelight lately on questions con
corning the care of disabled 'veterans.
The general had a conference re
cently with a number of medical' au
thorities on the question of -beds for
disabled vets, following which he re
'ported to President Harding that 12,
000 additional obeds available for ex
service men had been found. At the c
conference with the general were Dr. I
Charles Mayo, famous surgeon, from
(Rochester, .Minn.; Maj. Gen. Merritt F
(Ireland, surgeon geijeral of the army;
Hear Admiral E. R. Stitt, surgeon gen- 1
eral of the navy; Dr. Hugh Cummings, I
surgeon -general of .the pubiic health
service; Dr. l1d-ward Martin, health
commissioner of Pennsylvania, and
Dr. William F. Snow.
After the conference Dr. Snow said t
"It would ,be unfair to the peoiple
of the country to build new hospitals l
nwhen we can much more economical- v
ly enlarge existing institutions and 1
still efficiently care for the men need- t
ing treatment. There are places all g
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"President larding ithinks that we
>u ght to use the hospitals -in can
onments which we built during the
var Instead of spendinig millions of
lollars In erecting new structures
vhilc these lie idle.
"Nothigqg is too good f'or the brave
non who servd the colors. Every
ervice known to medical science
nust and shall 'be used in the work
if restoring their 'health. They will
eceive the 'best that (the government
an give in tie iway of treatanent and
"But the duty of the government
:oes beyond that, it goes to the point
vhere care should be taken of the
pirit of the men and the reaction
ave on. them.
ehich treatment in hospitals will
"When the war was over, and the
sen were brought 'back, those who'
vere wounded or diseased ivere takeni
o hospitals and given wonderful care.
'here the grave danger arises in some
ases. When you keep a man in a hos
istal after he Is well, surround him
rith every -possible convenience, have
urses and doctors continuously on
lie lookout to obey his slightest wish,
ive him sufficient money to allow for
is want.s, then you are playing with
re, and that is what we have been
oing to a certain extent, and what 1
in opposed to doing any more.
'It Is almost limposslble Xo give
nine men such treatment after the
eced has 'passed, and not stupify
icir ambitions. Some &rtainly m-ll t
ke the life in a hospital, and want
) stay there the rest of their lives,
bjects of charity and utterly de
endent upon others for %upport.- 1
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JAPAN DOESN'T WANT WAR
imorILan Just Back Tells State De.
partmeit. 'Admits General ,Hostility
for United States but Few Want
Washington, April 24.--"Japan does
tot want war," Is the statement of a
rery lprdiinent American who has
ust talked with the state depart
nen't. "It is true that the militaty
Yarty is for the moment in the as
:endancy over here. It is also true
hat the military party in any country
nay thrust tiat country into war by
ts- appeals to 'pride and racial feeling.
"But the majority of the Japanese
lo not want war, any more than the
najority of any people iwant war.
Purther, the military party is retain
ng its hold onl power by such a very
lender majority that it may be turned
mut at any moment."
These cheering statements are sup
)lemented -and modified, however, by
uis statements as to ithe hostility that
Lii classes of Jatpanese seem to feel
or the United States. The most extra
ordinary attacks upon the United
tates, her people, and her statesmen,
lave recently, -been made in pubic
;atherings In Japan by Japanse who
Lre regarded as among the prominent
nembers of the race.'
"I do not believe that Shantung will
ver be willingly giveni up by the
apanese," said lie, "In spite of their
romises. They are planning to stay
orever, and their likin g for Shantung
s based not only on the mineral re
ources of the province, but also on
he excellent iphysique of the Shantung
ion. If Japan gere ever to gain com
lete control of the Chinese, these
rould make excellent soldiers. I (1o
Lot believe the Japanese canl, however.
'lie Chinese blood is too strong. In a
eneration the Japanese invaders
rould ,be swallowed up by their invol
It is i)ssible to give the name of
his 'gentleman. it may be said, how
ver, that a few years ago his name
ras known to every American as the
ngineer of one of the greatest pro
acts ever put through to success and
personal friend of President Roose
elt. le will return to the Orient
oon, and his public utterances maust,
herefore, he marked by extreme caul
lon. Ills comment on the personality
f Secretary of State Hughes is almost
"People told me," said he, "that,
lughies is a ma" without a sense of
umor. That's I never met a
lore genial, likeL..,e, human man. lie
as the speed and nerve and control,
00, that any good American desires
o see in the holder of this responsi
'114 went on to tell an incident that
s a business man of- wide experi
nce and accustomed to great affairs
ipressed hii immensely.
"I handed to Mr. iughes a ten page
ypowritten report," lie said, "that I
iad prepared oil the situation iII the
"ar East. Tle took it, sat (own, and
megan to chat with me oii a dlozen
oplics only remotely connelcted1 with
ny visit. All 'this time lie was turning
iver the plages of my repiort. le
vould east his eyes down a page and
hen turn it. ie (d1( not pay the tri
)ute of careful attention to a word,
t seemed to- me.
"'Tis is a odickens of a note,' I
hought to myself. 'Tie isni't inter
isted in what I have to tell him. I'm
morry I bothieredl to wvrite thiat. out.'
"Then lie began to cross question
n10. He did not refer to that report
gain, but lhe pressed Is inquiries so
.horoughly on every conlceivable angle
mld sideC issue of that report that. be
Ore we got through I hadi told( him
niore than I hadl suspeo'ted I knew.
I'he breadth ot his knowledge was as
ouiilng. Above all, though, whlat im1
>resseCd me was his ability' to glance
asually3 at that report ando ablsorb'l ev
ry wvord of it wvhile car'ryinig on a
>leasant social talk. Not one iman ini
0.010 has double)1 track mind1( of that
'Andi There' Wasnit the Slfghiest Smeli
From Deand Rits"
Writos John Simpkins, farmer of
\nnandale, N. J. "Rats were costing
neC huindreds' yearly; tried dlogs, for
'e'ts, poison, couldI not got rid of them.
'loughit $.25 lpkg. or RAT-SNAP (5
akes) Used half not a live rat since.
')ead ones aplenty. I like RAT-SNAP
wocause after~ killing rats it dries them
i) p--leaves .no smiell." Thrisee sixes,
I~c, 65c, $f.25. Sold and guaranteed
>y haurens I lard ware Co., Puitnanm
)rug Store, and~ C. E. Kennedy & Son.
Take ""fice that O'n fte fth day of
103', 19'r I willI render a final account
>f my acts andi doings as5 Admiinistra,
or of the estate of IEloise Shell dle
easeod, ini thme ofilco of the .Judge of
'robate of Laurens counity, at 11
>'clock, a. rm., and on the same (lay
viii apply for' a finaldischiarge from
ny3 I rust as Administrator,
Anly person indoebted to said estate
s notified and requir'ed to make p~ay
nent onl that date; andl all pemrsons
iaving cla1ims atgainist said estate will
>r'esent them on or before said (late,
iouiy 'proven or be0 fomrever barred,
knpril 0, 1921.- an..l t-A
FRAME.UP, IS OAIM
Farmer Whose PlaitatIon was Investi.
gated, Invited Federal Agents to See
Atlanta, Ga., -May I.--Reports in
southern Georgla.where federal agents
had been Investigating reports that at
least three n'egrogs had been kilid to
hide alleged peonago conditions is that
of U. G. -. 'Hogan, Wealthy planter of
Laurens county, according to dis
patches received here tonight from
The dispatches quoted the planter
as declaring that he knew that such
reports had been spread, that when
the investigators came to the county
lie Invited thei to come to see him
versonally, and that the deaths of the
negroes were in no wise connected
with peonage and had been "properly
handled by oflicials of the law." The
reports were spread by enemies lie
had made in busjness affairs and in
action lie and other trustees of a
church has taken, he continued.
Of the three negroes killed, lie said,
according to' the dispatches, one of
them, John Robinson was killed by
olicers of the law in resisting arrest.
The negro had shot at him, Hogan
explained. le took out a wa'rrant, he
added, and it was in resisting service
of the warrant that the negro was
killed. Another negro named 'Mincey
was killed on or near the farm some
ten years ago by a negro named Rob
ison, and "the third negro, named
Thomas, was drowned in a well. All
the cases had -been investigated, lie
The Iogan plantation comprises
several thousand acres and is equip
ped 'with moderL farm machinery and
has often been described as one of the
"model" farms of Georgia.
"Look at this," 1logan was (uoted
as saying, 'pointing -across his many
acres. "Do you think I would work
for years to build up such a farm and
'then risk losing it by killing negroes?"
'I'hie pl)antation is owned by U. G.
13. Hogan and his brother, It. C. Ifo
gan, and is managed by the former.
About forty negroes are employed on
the place, which works some forty
mules and a number of tractors and
The federal bureau of investigation
here has not yet malde any statement
regarding its investigation.
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DRIVE in where you see the Prest-O-Lif
Service Station sign and toot your horn,
lWhen our man comes out, tell him you think
your battery's all right, but you want to bei
That's his job-to fnd out. Don't trust
yourself to pass judgment on your battery's
fitness. That's a job for men who have made
it a study and who have the facilities of the
great Prest-O-Lite organization behind them.
When you do need a new battery, you'll be
glad to know that Prest-O-Lite is back to pre
.war prices and that an allowance will be made
pn your old battery.
Drive around to the Prest-O-Lite Service
Station today. Insure a season of pleasurable
driving, free from battery bother and expense.
Get that examination. NOW.
'Harney Electric Co.
West Main St. Laurens. S. C.
StO A/ ii2Atte
Uses less than one four-hundredth
of its power-reserve for a single
Pull up where start-and the generator quickly
You see this sign *evlaces that.
Everywhere, the good Maxwell
is held to be one of the most
prized and useful assets of the
home and business. It carries
men and women quickly and at
low cost. Its builders have in
constant view, its real mission as
a family and commercial utility
that 'pays its way.
Touring Car $995 Coupe . $1595
Roadster . 995 Sedan . . 1695
F. 0. B. Factory. war tax to bi added
la Auto .Co., Inc.
Laurens, S. C.