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.iOVERNMENT DEBT -
TO BE REFUNDED
Mellon Gives Plan to Meet Ohligations.
Large Sum Involved.
NVashington, May 1.-Plans of the
$(treasury for refunding the govern
nent's short -term debt, Including the
Victory notes, Into treasury certiff
cates of indebtedness maturiing )..
tween- 1925 and 1928 are outlined by
Secretary Mellon in a letter tonight
to Chairman Fordney of the house
ways and means committee.
Including the Victory notes, 'ap
iproximately $7,500,000,00'0. in govern
E ment, securities fall due1 Within the
next 30 months. These, Mr. mellon re
gards as a lump, and his program con
templates the issue "from time tot
tilie as market conditions are favor
able" of certiflieates of indebtedness
carrying over the retiriement of such
as are necessary to the date of ma
turity of the third Liberty loan.
"This program,' the treasury head
adds, "will make the short datcd
debt more mamnaigeeabl and facilitate
the refunding operations which will
be necessary in connection with the
maturity of the Victory notes."
The Teasurty can exieCt to reduceP
the outstanding short term debt about
$1,000,000,000 before the whole amount
matures, ir. Mellon says. He adds
that substantial progress has already
been made in that direction tihrpotigh
i application of salvage receiptsa and
minor surmplus tax rates, but any pro
grai for retiring the debt must pre
(pare the way for larger o)eratiois
than have been the rule in tle past.
No change in the treasury's pol icy
of issii ug certil ficates of indebtcidlers
to meet curreint require(ienIts is an
ticipated, the secretary. says, adding
that. he proposes to sandwich inl be
tween the revuialar issues such offer
Ings of certillcates as the market will
Ibsor-b ii incarrying out the refund
Tle government debt in both lon g
and short term securities amounted
.to $23,365,510,000 March 1, a state
ment accompanying the letter says.
Of this $4,100,000,000 .was In Victory
notes and $2,7515,8.11,000 in the form
of short term certilcates of indebted
ness which it is proposed to consoli
(late i one great refunding arrange
Citation for Letters of AdinistratIon
The tSate of South Carolina,
County of Laurens.
By 0. G. Thompson, Probate .Judgeg
Whereas S. Ii. Coker made suit to
me to girant hIin Letters of Adminzistia
tion of the Estate and effects of Pleas
'lhese arie, therefore, to cite and ad-,
ulon ish all and singular the kindred
and creditors of tle said Pleasant
Young, decerased, thap they ho and ap
pear before me, in the Court of Prio
bate, to be held ;4 -Laurens Court
ouse, Laurens, S. C., on the ith day
of May, 1921 next, after publication
hereof, at ii o'clock In the forenoon,
to show cause, if any they have, why
the sald Administration should not be
Gi I ven un der my hand this 0th. day
of April Anno D~omini 1921.
0. G. THI*OMPSON,
42-2t-A .J. P f,. C.
V%~i th 7 Ssem Of
Fiire~and burglar proof val
ths United States Federal
money safe when
We shall be glad to have
noss with us. When you a
in and consult us. It will
We add 4 per
Make OUJR bar
. N. B. DIAL, President.
'CLAIMED. BY DEATh
Former Circust Owner Victim of Bron.
chitis. Dies at M1iamiii Hom1e.
Miami, Fla., April 30... John F. Rob
in1son1, retire.dl circus owner, died at
his winter homo this evenin'g of
chronic b)rolcilitis. He0 was 77 years
Mr. Robinson had been subject to
bronchitis for a number of years. The
last attack overtook -tlim about two
years ago. ie failed rapidly and his
advanced age .proved a barrier to re
John Robinson, Jr., his sonl, arriver
yesterday frolm Cincinnati and with
_Mrs. ii. ,. Stevens, a daughloter, was
at the bedside when death came. 'The
body will be sent to Cinciinati tomor
ow mlorni ng.
The funeral will be conducted there.
Mr'. tobinson was horn November
-, 1813, in Linden, Ala., not two hun
dred yards from his father's iiow. At
the age of IS months 'Ie entered the
sawdust ring on a career as performer
which uli timately mnylde hint one of the
largest cilcuts owners in the world.
At IS years he had accuuluiated
enough with the aid of his father to
I'tart oil the road witli a circus or hi.,
own. This expanded until after the
Conftederate war it became so cumbinher
Somne to transport about the rough
country III wNagols that Ntobinson con -
(eived the idea of carryin'g it by I rain.
It was the first tinic a circus had
travelcd in cars Today the .John Rob
insoln eirtus is travol'sing the country
aind reiuires ~8 cars to carry it.
itring the (otn fedetate war Mr.
Robinson was an oflieer in the Fed
eral navy. Ile spent Inleih tile and
monevy in the yaars that followed in
rebuilding the devakted sections.
\ir. itobinson was one of foitur men
who organized the United States Play
ill Card corporation of Cincitn nati, of
iich ho was a director at his death.
Il also vas. a director of the United
States Lithographing Company of CiI
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* W.'i"l'S MiLLS NliEW1S *
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Watts AIils, 'iay 2.--The Wat ts
Mills band Went to Greenville last
'Th11 rsday and played for tile openi it.
of the baseball Season.
On Sunday eveinlug Rev. II. C. Iartin
admnii1stered tie ordinance of haptisilm,
after which he delivered a wonderful
sermon to an attentive congrega tioi.
Oi Slllday, May Ist, at about noon,
the death aigel visited the 1101110 of
Mr. and Mrs. 1R. A. Gillespie anid took
froml their midst little Vernon, aged
2 1-2 years, whito haks been suffering a
very painful Illness for several weeks.
The funeral service will be ieid here
today, conducted by Rev. 11. C. Martin,
after vichIfe1 the remains will he laid
in tile cemetery at this place. Mr. and
Mrs. Gillespie have a host of' friends
andI relatives who dheeply symnpathize
Withl themn itn their' sad bereavemnit.
Ilts and stacks of gold in
Reserve Banks re'ke your
it is in our bank,
you come in and talk busi
vant financial advice come
>e a pleasure to serve you.
k YOUR hank.
C. H. ROPER, CashMer
"BILL SIKES' HOUSE" MUST 00
Lcovated In -District Mado Famous by
Dickens, - amd Stando in Way
The house from whose roof 11111
Sikes I red to lower himself by it rope
to esenIpI tle m1ob that had tracked
lim to .acob's Island is to Ite torn
down. 1ill, you. remeiber, maile it
illisstep IS lie tried to Swilig clear of
the roof, and the loose fit the end of
the rope enught him and'inngod him,
wherent his dog, (tying to lenp from
the roof to Ills shoiiflder, misse'd( his
ohn ti(nd fell into tie ditch at the base
of the holtse, dashing out his' brains
on a stone.
Jneoh's island is in iledtnondsey,
near St. Savior's dlocks. The ditches
or ennils whilch sepnirited it from lie
ninlnd~ mid which iatrIed water
from1 tihe Thamnes to the 11il11 and tani
neries In the disrlet, long siice dis
nypllred. 111ll Sikes' houseo was- idenl
tilled som1e ltile ago by the discoverv
of Jn old 111111 of the district, On
whilh its lonat Ion was 10nil1y Imil
enft ed. It Is in the refir of i 11ous1e
in E10kett Nmtret, and 14 tsel as i
stable. Thle Loindon coun-ty coulnell
plans to Inprove the entire distrtict,
so tho region 11111le not1orlot by "Oil
vor' v'Ist" must go. iiie nm of
thle 4xte.mnth Century Jnowho had a
lirge h1ou1se anid garden on the Island,
bfore it beenime fill Induslial district,
18 still preseved in the Ileaby Jlacolb
Mt reet .-ltlit News.
BUILT 'FOR HIGH ALTITUDES
Frenchman Has Designed Airbus That
Can Carry Passengers-Com
partment to Be Airtight.
Wh'ly not use- "nerinla subma~jrInes,"
for lit ,ght In the 11pper air--tiat is,
Inlelosedl vars, Ili which :dr at atmos
pheirle pressure ('n he Inilltained?
lisks the Selentifle Americln Monthly.
(1ly by some such m1eani11 will any
bit at very few highly trsilned pilots
'ver h1 aible to attain to great alti
tiles, necording to Dr. (Gugliellinetti,
president of the section of physiology
of the IIIternatioinal Aer'ioniaiite e('xIo
sttion, ind Dr. (h1rsltux of the technl
enl section of peronnutiels at the St.
Cyr AMilitary academty, France.
Louis Bireguet, the builder of air
plnes, hIs designtied ni alrhus for use
ot high altitlldes. It ha11s a wing stIrend
of 85 feet and a mtetl fuselage In
(losing pilot. tiotor and passengers
in an airtigllt elgar-shiped cnse. It
In enpl)lo of earrying twenty-seven
paSisengers, ach with 88 pounds of
haggage, i diistance of 020 iniles, or
i ilot, two lchailelalls, 1 , 100
pounids (if provisions andi 10,1M)
pominas ()I vasoiflin nt distuneo or 4:,039
1nle3s at 106 miles an hour. No oxygen
taliks aire Ileodod.
Old Coach Travel Expensive.
In Englaild, too, railwaty fares nre
ahout to lie ratisiEl, it even a i higher
percentage than in this eountf-y, re
marks ft writor in tih New York
Times. Whether tie consequent grum
bling is higher there than hero it is
lipossible to deelde. A-4 fni intended
help in stilling it, tile nowspapers are
pui Ishing th prices for transporta
tion that travelers alid to pny in pro
Thus, for the tourney from London
to Olasgow till' "Inside" passenger of
'1812 h1ad1 to ilaty nhlout $5Z. Oolng no
farthe1r1 than Newenistle fromn London
Cost the( man1 inisiie tile coneh01 s011
tiling like $28. In adiion(11 there wa'fs
tihe (Iutlhly for 111ents onI tile ronll andi
for the long list ot' expec'tedl tips to
guairds, coachmen, etIc.
"Tommles" 'talk French.
One0 (hetects thle Infltluence1 of thle wa'r
in the villaige inns1of IIInlgilnd todny,
81ny8 n co1rresporn~lient wh hill 118Julst re
turned&'t Cro1 i a waliking tourW.
Th'ie ''1nd1s ofi the village'' aire home
nigin, andil 1::nthor, 11s of yore, in t ho
harl 18ntrIEr to dils< uss8 the l'venlts of the
diay; bult t ini' Is a marked ifference1~~
In theilr volnlarylhl.
Suchranc .ifte Ihnge tak
I oane thei fr ih for iw 111 repenting nn
ord1r3 -1fl t "linI i o' t ke,''pie
()velui til11re'tnized mthei of'lihtn
Accongreunal or ikat. -
th chis(ifein he.ity
*Notleing tha lit i~i3 youmn feelk
dng taled.'' srelabu o e
had rd in aurset uant.laue
shre ~hadno Is)e'In' for oreun yours
ho* w~PO1ih her'- -NOt a11s they1 11r.ach
b eralp Built fur Freak ~.
"I Never Knew You Could- Keep Rats
Out of a Butcher Shop."
What Ralph Watkins says: "Fig
ured rats around store had enough to
feed on; wouldn't touch anything sui
1lious. heard about RAT-sNAPI,
gave it a trial. Results wero wonder
ful. Cleaned all rats out In ton days.
Dogs about store night and day never
touch RAT-SNAP." Three sizes, 35c,
5c, $1.23. Sold and guaranteed by
Laurens I[ardware Co., Putnaml Drug
Storo,'and C. H. Kennedy & Son.
Colds Cause Grip and Influenza
LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE Tablets removo the
cause. Thero In only eon "Dromo Qtlnuiie."
E. W. GROVE'S ignature on box. 10c.
lii l Ji ll
A pipe's a
Seven days out of
joy and real smoke c
to a jimmy 'pipe! B
Packed with cool, del
pipe's the greatest ti
tizing smokeslant yot
You can chum it
you know that Prin
parch! (Cut out by
Why-every puff of
every puff hits the b
last! You can't resi:
And, you'll get the
you roll up a cigaretti
ing flavor you never d
cause it's crimp cut
start, use Red Dcs
It disinfects. It c
Use Red Dcvil Lye on the
on the garbage. Those
b ut Red Devil Lye destro
before they cani hatch. A
Destroy the filthy fly-p
This is the breeding
Red Devil Lye is the fly
*foe..,.and costs so little!
SRed Devi! Lye helps (10
countless everydIay tasks
Illelps on wvashdaiy
Saves hard work
CLOTHE'S 1IEELS FOR HIANGING OUT CLOTHES
Are yott so situated that yOlu have a sniall yard and it is a prob
lem to hang out the clothes? Solve it by getting a Little Giant
Clothes Reel which needs only a space of fliteen feet, low position
4 feet from ground, high 9 feet. Send for circular.
Columbia Supply Company
S23 ervnis Street, COLUMBIA, S. C.
Apa packed wi'th P. A.
every week you'll get real smoke
>ntentment-if you'll get close-up
.y one and know that for yourself !
ightful, fragrant Prince Albert, a
-cat, the happiest and most appe- PrIce Albert U
i ever had handed out! *'bygs in reds,
with a pipe-and you will-once a a
ce Albert is free fron bite and po c th
our exclusive patented process!) n *
P. A. makes you want two more;
ullseye harder and truer than the
t such delight!
smokesurprise of your life when
with Prince Albert! Such entic
id know! And, P. A. stays put be
and it's a cinch to roll! You try it!
by II. J. Reynolds
onal joy smoke
pawn, wherever smells
Til Lye. It dries up filth.
leans. It does the work.
filth in the outhouse, in the toilet,
.re the.places where flies thrive...
ys thern in the egg...withers them
nd where it goes, foul odors stop!
est naow h
-timie. for r2tnnt
likse without '
s frreatest uybhr