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* 9 LANFORD 'NEWS
'Lanford, Sept. 19.-Rev. J. .W. watts
administered the ordinance of baytisim
Sunday morn-ing to the four new ae.
cessions to the church. They yere
..lrs. Walter Pr'nee, Misses Vivian and
Nellie Burnett and Miss Willie Mae
llrs. alld Mrs. Geo. W. Cunningham,
of Tylersville, were guests of Mr. iW.
1). Patterson last Sunday.
Miss Fanie ilarion and .Mrs.
Martha Hierbert are spending soic
tLine in Newherry visiting friends and
iMiss Nannie f~llaford has returned
ioie after spending the summer in
Atlanta with her sister .\Mrs. Walter
O'Dell. She and barby Nell are the
guests of Mirs. Ethel Lanford while
Mr. O'Dell is in Asheville on a busi
Mrs. .1. '1. Lipton left Friday miorn
Ing for Los Angeles, Calif., where she
was suiioned to the bedside of her
daughter who Is in tile hospital.
Mrs. ElIzabeth Bomar and irs. Dr.
'wdenian and children, of Spartan
"For years we have used
* and I have never found any
* place," writes Mr. H. A. Stacy
C cy, who is a Rutherford Coul
Draught as a medicine that sl
hold r use in the prompt tre
vent them from developing int
"It touchles the liver an
declared. "It is one of the I
cold and headache. I don't;
* family if it wasn't for Black-E
0 dollars . . . I don't see how
1 out it. I know it is a reliable
in the house. I recommend
never without it."
At all druggists.
Bring .your aul
for recharging, r<
ments. We ar
ready to give firs
Also Big R
. New B
burg, were -guests of Mrs. Stella Bomar
Mrs. Othello J. -Payne, after spend
ing 'the summer In Hendersonville, N.
C., Is spending a week with fter fa
ther, ,Mr. I. M. Johnson, enroute to
her home in Greenwood.
Mr. S. L. (ILaugherty, of Gndsden,
Ala., is spending some time here and
is connected with the pottery of his
Mr. 1B. W. Johnson and family, of
Arcadia, and Mr. Vance Johnson, of
Clintoi, spot Sunday with their par
ents, Mr. and Mlr s. J. 1). .Johnson.
Miss Kath ryne lagquist, the Red
Cross nurse for L-au rens county, pald
us a very Cleasantt little visit Satur
Misses LMattle and Janie Nabors, and
.lrs. ILou Ferguson and daughter, of
laurens, and Mr. aid Mrs. 11. T. l1ig
gins were gutsks of Mr. and Mrs. J.
S. 1liggins Sunhay.
.\iss Mary Iliggins leaves Tuesna
to nter Liimetone college. This is
her second yea-r in this institution.
Mrs. E..thel Laniford and Mirs. O'Dell
were In Woodruff S.atirday. While
there they called on Mrs. lenry l'ar
sonl, who Is very sick.
Black-Draught In our fahily,
medicine that could take its
of Bradyville, Tenn. Mr. Sta
ity farmer, recommends Black
iould be kept in every house
itment of many little ills to pre
3 serious troubles.
d does the work," Mr. Stacy *
>est medicines I ever saw for a
cnow what we would do in our
lraught. It has saved tls many
ny family can hardly go with
and splendid medicine to keep U
Black-Draught ilghly and am
spairs or replace
'e equipped and
t class service.
in in Repairs
Five Minute Chats
on Our Presidents
SBy JAMES MORGAN
(Copyright, 1920, by Jarnes Morgan.)
ASSASSINATION OF GARFIELD
1881-March 4, James A. Gar
field, inaugurated 20th
president, aged fifty.
Mar. 23, sent to senate
the nomination of federal
officers in New York City.
May 16, the senate con
firmed the nominations.
May 17, Senators Conk
ling ?Pnd Platt resigned.
July 2, Garfield shot by
Charles J. Guiteau at
Sept. 6. Removed to
Elberon N,. J., Sept. 19,
died, aged fifty.
1882-June 30, Guiteau hanged.
JAMES A. GARFIELD fell a sacrl
flee to the spirit of faction and of
the spoils system. Although this gen
tie, kindly man was not of the Loroic
stuff that martyrs are made of, his
blood became the seed of better things
in our politics.
Rarely if ever has a president taken
up the burden of the office with a larg
er measure of good will from the peo
ple, regardless of party and of fac
tion, than flowed out to Garfleld as he
stood on the steps of the capitol in
the sunshine of his inaugural day, the
picture of robust American manhood
in its prime. His first kiss, after kiss
ing the Bible in the presence of a
multitude of witnesses, was for the
aged mother, who, in a forest hut, had
started him on his way to the White
House and who held a place of honor
beside the schoolmate sweetheart who
had been his faithful companion all
along the road.
"'One thing though lackest yet,' and
that is a slight ossification of the
heart," John Tay had written to the
president-elect. This lack was fatal.
Had his heart been harder, Garfield
.. : ~ . .
LucretIa R. Garfield.
would have made his administration
wholly his own, lifting it above fac
tions, and he might have lived through
a prosperous term. Instead, he re
mained his few months in the White
House what he had been in congress,
a lieutenant of Blaine, whom he ap
poinlted t'o the secretaryship of state
"with the love of a comradeship of
eighteen years"-andl v,''ho became at
once the power behind the throne.
The only president to step directly
from the capitol to the White House,
he was without executive experience or
tastes. His whole training had b~een
to dlebate rand compnromise, not to act
or dleeide on his sole responsibility.
Garfiold himself was rather indiffer
ent to factions, liking to get along with
all men. HeI appreciatedl Conkling's
reluctant but timely support in the
campaign and invited him out to Men
tor in the winter to talk over the New
York patronage, He thought of invit
ing him into the cabinet itself, until
Blaino whispered no.
Less than three weeks after he toek
his seat, Garfield toldl the senator that
ho was not yet ready to consider the
question of filling the New York of
fices. Only 48 hours afterward, he fill
ed them, nominating for the highest of
those ofmces Blaine's best friend and
Conkling's worst enemy in New York.
With Garfield's hand, Blaine had
thrown down the gauntlet to the
haughty chieftain of the "Stalwart"
clan andl a duel of factions was on in
blind fury. The administration suc
ceeded in beating Conkling in the sen
ate, where he opposed the confirma
tion of the offensive nominee. But the
senator andl his colleague, Thomas C.
P'latt, resigned their seats and appeal
ed to the New York legislature. to re
elect them as a vindication of their
When the conflict was bitterest and
when the "Stalwarts" were losing at
Albany, a disappointed place hunter at
Washington, Charles 3. Guiteau, con
ceived the mad Idea of saving the sit
uation with a pistol shot, and he posted
himself at the railway station, where
his victim was to take a train for Mas
sachusetts. The president was going
back to WIlliams college, the goal of
his struggling youth, and was smiling
like a boy off for a vacation as lhe
entercd ine waiting room at thme rail
way station with Elaine at is side.
Ln two flashes of a reolver ho fell.
PRETTY LEGEND OF SILKWORM
Father's Treacherous Act Believed by
Chinese to Have Brought Bless.
ing to the Earth.
'I'lTe head of tihe silkworm is strik.
Ingly Ilike that (of i horse. There is
it Ivlealend sipposed to account for it.
In the olden iys, when gods lived
among the people, there wits at man
whose proslierity had been chlanged
to poverty by tle ralvages of a dreid.
fiul wari P. lie possessed but one trens
ure, at hn11(mile horse wichl had been
brave and loyal throuighiiut all trials.
1In his tihne of distress the silrlI!el
horse offeretd himself for the work
of at comomon pack hor-se, and14 mne 4h1y,
wheni Ie. caie to4 i halt, weary friom1ii
unacclishied labor, tile ulnn urged
"Valk, my good friend," he siihl;
"wheii better days come I wIll rev:ird
your aitfullness, My eauItifui dagh.
ter shall le yollr brle
The horse sprang forward with joy,
anild from that limte wais mIlore failthiul
than ever, tind(] the man's fortune grew
botter. day by day.
The daughter was very lovely, id
one day the governir saw her and
asked her it mr'riage. WN'hien tie
father proudly consented, he was so
Indignintly upbraided by the horse for
hIs forgotten promise that the man,
In rage. killed the horse and hung the
hide with the head attached oin the
garden wall. The niaden saw it and
the said eyes touched her heart with
pity, but the father laughed and ex
"I promise again. Win and taker'
No sooner had the words left the
mans lips than a ferce typhoon caine
whirling through the air and caught
up the horse's hide into its darkness.
The thunder god rolled an( crashed
his whirling drums, the wind god
loosened his hold on the great bag of
winds, and all the world was filled
with roar and tumult and terror. The
father called and called for his daugh
ter, but the beautiful maiden was gone.
As the typhoon whirled away, one
dark cloid drifted back from its inky
trail and fell to the grcund, not a
cloud, but the horse's hide, and twisted
c(l~oseyI3 in its folds was the maiden,
calim and beauftiful, but dead.
Then the father knew it was a god
he had wronged, and, deeply sorrow
ful, burled the two together with lion
The next morning the sunshine glis
tene( softly on the grave. The dewy
grass was covered over with a cloud
like silken web, and within the filmy
meshes sat numberless fairy spinters
with long, twisted bodies and gentle,
swaying horselike heads.
So camne the blessing ot the silk.
worm to the world. -Indianapolia
Bank 'Keeps Gold Under Water.
No other bank in the world is pro
tected-as.the Bank of Ingland, writes
William S. Walsh, who collects odd
bits of information. This unique pro
tection Is due to an artesian well in
the bank. This well supplies the bank
with its water independently of the
rest of the city ; It is 400 feet deep
and supplies 7,000 cubic feet of water
The bullion department, which holds
the ingots of precious metal, is nightly
submerged in several feet of water by
the action of special machinery. Any.
One attempting to rob the bank, then,
must ho an expert swimmer and (liver.
In the morning the water is pumped
away and the ingots are readily ac.
hlowever, tihe water still protects the
other departments of the hank. lIt
supply is almost unli11mit ed, thle bank
knows, and1( its proitect ion is practI
cally absolute when It ia used. The
bank lhas ver'y deil icate mnineryi~C( ar.
rangedl so that even the lifting of one
coin from a ple wIll release a catet
which in tur ret'leasi(Ies a suipply o1
Mummy of Famous Queen.
Tihe mnummy3 of the hi st orically (a.
,ous mnorganntic wi'ife of the 1EgyfIian
king, Amteuophis Ill, who diedl :lhout
1420O B. C., has just been ree''d at
the mnuseum of the IEmory w uversity3,
Atlanta, (On., oine of the larger inst itu.
tions of the Methodist E~piscopal
TJhe mummyin3, together with Innlost
a carloadl of prh'less reiords, wasI
brought to this country by Dr. W. A.
Shelton, professor of Semitic lan
guiages at Ibmory', who spent a yent
in excavations of lost cities.
Queen Tri, the nni'ne of the bride of
Amenophis IIl, was famous in het
time through the fact that the king in
marrying her defied the world by
choosing a bride for love. She wa.
considlered a woman of rare beauity.
h~er son, Amenophis IV, abandoned the
gods of hIs fathers and built noltara
to a new god-a one God.
To Raft Logs Across Ocean.
F'roim Vani1couver, B. C., to 'oko
hiamn, JTapan, the dhistaince is 4,285
miles. Bietwi~een the two rolls the v'
o~eatn t hat bear is the . renssu ring i,,,
of J'aclflc. As a rule, it Is not so
stormy as the Atlantic, but It has its
days3' of r'age, nIotwithlstainJg its
Undiaunted biy this great distance
sud the dlangers of storms, a firm oi
.Io panese lumber Importers proposeo
'o raft timber from Brit ishi Cohlta
to Jahpat. Tihe.. Davis raft plan is ta
lbe uisedl. The essential of this p~lan
consists of an outslide row of logr.
laced with strong cables. The raft
will have a superstructure of piled
ligs, all strongly laced.
If the venture succeeds, a grer.t
quantity of timber wvililibe transported
to ,',u.. at a munch less coht thani
woutld be entailed by carrying It across
thle Pacific on board shin-.
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