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MIDDLES OLD FIELD NEWS
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Riddles Old Field, March 27.-Tie
farmers of the commhIlunity were glad
- to see the sunshine last week and sonic
of them began plowing.
Mrs. .Lidi llow'ard and son, Josey
also .Mrs. IPiumerI Cooper attended the
quarterly nitetig at Lanford Satur
day. They report a nice time.
Psses Rosa -anl Jessie Riddle spent
ISaturd'ay night wIlth Miss Ilester
Miss Ida Dee Garrett spent lasst
week iwith her sister, A1rs. Fowler
Miss Nellie loward visited Miss
Blance0 Rhodes recently.
Mr. and 'Mrs. Robert -Lanford, of
RVoodruff, visited Mrs. Lauford's 1)ar
I Sell Old R
See Me Bef<
W. C. 'I
Commercial Trust Building
Member of Now Orle
Member of New Yo0
We Furish a Daily Cotton ]
R . L. GRAY,.G
R. V. IRBY,
R. 0. HUNT,
T. M. &J.
Buy a new For
paying us $30.5
plan. Make us
now and drive c
I balance as abov,
grocer and butch
your car away
] long to tell you
I it is to own a F
putting money il
It will pay you g
W. C. W
entq, Mr. -and Mrs. T. W, . Oannad)
Miss Nellie Riddle opent Thursda
night 'with Misses Mary, Janie an
'Msses Nettle and 0arrie Rhodes vis
led Miss Nannie Owens, recently.
-Miss INdna Riddle spent this week
end kit her hiome in Laurens.
Miss Mattie 'Donnan visited Mrs. JE
H. Garrett, this week. I
Miss Blanche Cox spent Tuesda:
night with 'Miss Irene Owens.
Mr. and <Mrs. Fowler 'Burns swer
visitors at the home of Mr. N. D. Gat
Mr. and Mirs. Plumuer Cooper spen
.9kinday with Mrs. Cooper's sister, Mr.
The ijaurens Drug Co. guarante
Mi-O-Na stomach tablets to lwomptl;
relieve after dinner distress and indi
gestion or money back.
>re You Buy.
Local Phone 362
30 Phone 880
0D , 8. C.
its Cottpn Exchange.
ek Produce Exchange
letter Fre to All Interested.
ire of a
ray Court, S. C.
S., Laurens, S. C.
Laurens, S. C.
Owings, S. C.
[ill, S. C.
di touring car today by
8 a month on our club
a small cash p~ayment
>ff your Ford; pay the
e, just as, you pay Ayour
er. Come in and drive
today. It will not tgke
how easy and simple
ord car. "As easy as
Lauren., S. C.
, MI-NERS PIAN TIE UP
OF COAL INDUSTRY
I Programk Provides that not a Pon11141
of Coal .Will be Mned After April
- the First.
Cleveland, 0., Mlarch 24.-A com
- plete tic up of the nation's entire coal
Industry by 200,000 non-union miners
Joining the solid 'anks of a half mil
lion union workers wa sthe program
Y adopted tonight -by the general policy
committee of the United 'Mine Workers
0 of America for the nation-wide strikc
- set for April 1.
By a unanimous vote of its 115 m0m
t hers, the committee aflirmed the pol
I. cy of a general suspension of union
worke rs, which prohibited the col
summation of single state agreements
e and followed this by directing district
r union ollicials to ask all non-union
men -to join the strike. The unanimity
of action late in the day permitted a
1inal adjolt riment tonight, 'although
the committee had l.'Aanndc( to con
tintue sessions tomorrow.
The resolution for an immediate
call to the non-union men also pro
vided that the "international and dis
trict uiions exert all their powers ani
influence to 'bring about a strike in
the ion-union coal fields of America."
The resolution was offered by Van
Bittner of Pittsburgh, 'Pa., who rep
rehened the provisional Kansas unll
ion orga nization at the committee
jueeting, and it was a(lopted 'without
objectionl and practically Without dis
The indorsement of the policy of a
general suslpesion of the union mn
I er was the committee's acceptance of
the program laid down by the un
lonl's convention a month ago, the
suspension being ordered with the
avowed purpose of gaining wage in
creasts for anthracite miners and re
taining ipresent -basic wages for -the
soft coal workers.
Although taking action, >which the
union leaders said they hoped would
stop the mining of a pound. of coal
'after April 1, the committee declared
itself as not intending to cause any
public suffering. In line with this
stand, the committee authorized the
district union officials to permit any
mine to be operated whenever neces
sary to meet an emergency.' Under
this program the officials said it
would be possiblie to supply fuel for
public utilities and institutions when
ever the .big stocks now on hand run
low. The aim of the strike, it was ex
plained in this connectioti, was to
prevent the mining of commercial
coal as a me'ans of forcing operators
to concede the union's wage demands.
In addition, tile committee also
affirmed- the provision of the strike
all providing for all necessary pro
ection being given to the mines dur
ing the strike. The only condition,
added by the colmittee, iwas that
firemen, engineers, puImpmen and
others who will reigain at work shall
receive the present scale of wages.
Then thousand mien, it was estimated,
would remain at the mines unl1der this
provision, hutt the selection of these
was left to (district union officials.
ii AIlBI N URGES INFLUENCE
AN OIIEDIENCE TiO LAW
canl render' no hligher service at this
time thani to pult forth its ultmfost in
fluence in blehalf of 'frank and will
inig obeCdienlce to tihe law of the land,"
Prcsident lharding (declaredl tonight in
an address before tile Bible class of
Calvary 'l3htist Church. No news
ilaperC corresponldenlts wter'e admitted to
tile church, but tile -President's address
Iwas made plici fromh the Whlite
Without giving too much we'ighit to
alarmiist expressions11, tile 'President
saidi, "we must nieverthleless recognize
thlat there' is a.vuery 'appiarent tendcency
to0 a lighlter and 1mor1 frivolous 'view
of the citizen's relations to both the
state an~d thle chlur'ch." If p~eople who
are known as leaders, lhe add~edl, be
come 'known for' thleitxdeflance of some
l'awv, they need nIOt .be astonished ii
thleir' examiple is follow~ed by others.
At anlother -Point Mr. iHarding dis
cussed "tile loose -talk nowvadays about
tile cause of .thle spiritual dlemoraliza
tion of 'the community" and~ deel'ared
it could not'be -iaidi entir'ely to tile 'war,
but 'to a tendency blefore thlat per'iodl
toward "a certain1 mor~al laxity, a s'hift
inig of standards, *a weakening of thec
In his exIcerienee of a year' in the
Whitel-House, lta said, "there has conic
to me no ethel' such uniwelcome im
pression as th'e manifesti'eligious tin
tolerance Whiech exists among many
of our citizens."
"I hold( it -to be a menace -to the very
liberties we sboast And cherish," he
'Declaring his5 belief in the 'part
which religious reverence has playidl
in Amel/ican' &chievements, the P'resi
"If I were tQ. utter a prayer ;for
ths .republic ton1ght; it would be 't
reconseerate us in religious devotion,
and m'ake us a'bidingly a God-fearing,
l oo i~J.ef1'dgers, Etc.
Advertiwer ,Printing Co.
Thiere is nothing of greo
perit y ait. homle is basedI on1 I
Let us. get togrether. for
Nat only Sboul we pre
inl general; bult show-our apI
ties of life throligh the pro 1
The old motto of. "UnIT11
what is best for 01ur town, I
MFOR A.O:-Don 't upset
Quality HIfgh Prices Low
Onl the Square
R. W. Willis
Furniture of All Kinds
We Invito Your ]inspection
- Driy Goods hoeis, Naoti --
Your Patronge olited
t Houslie tFrugnishero
Oas Deten Sore
R RaaTthohe eadKe
S. . Burns H& Wilk.
Furitme, toovoes Conrey
L Tur nswoar Col
Twoh Deprten Store
DRY GOODS, OTHING, os
GET " TOGETHER
YOU CAN NEVER A
ANYTHING BY PL
IN DIFFERENT DIRE
"UNITED WE STAND"
foer importancve to its thanl the prosp
aI better town by working in a spirit
mo1te the businey s snccess of, the pe,
rveciationt of having, the vihanve top
1,rity of our1 town.
'd We Stand " should appeal to Its
or withouit my1ity we, van accomplish
the Home 'Town Wagron by pull1ingr
W. H. HOUGH
"Sep Houa-gh to See Wvell"
Watches and Jewelry Repaired
8611f Side of Square
H. L. Roper & ,Co.
Lumber, Doors, Sash Blinds
We Can Furnish Your Entire Bill
for Your House.
Cash loIr - utM
Ba Ctrttery. l Compig nanypr
r mp o nd IoureusSrvc
'XrEastarn'sl( Str ePo 446
he ExchanI')~l \/geU Bankuli
W. . WATOPrsien
Furte, n Jfwees, Rs, Crok.
cCnFrlisabYoe JE ie l
W Sron lon go:
"ulThe an's P rieGoAmn
0 DY M.C.MERKR.
,rity of our. community., Pros..
f harm-11ony and( co-operation.
)ple awld interests of the town
iovide for oui rselves the iecessi
. .being. lecessary to eleoulrage
i1 diflerei nt directioniis.
Jones-Taylor Hardware Co.
Hardware, Agricultural Imple-.
meuts, 3ill Supplie4, lalints,
011-4, Varnishes, Sport-ing Goods.
5 & 10 Cents Store
''Buy it in Laurens''
WEST SIDE PUBLIC SQUARE
''Laurens est Store-Quality
Made it So.''
East< by Motor Co.
Dodge Brothers Motor Cars
Phone 200 Service and Parts
Capital and Surplus $100,000.00
3. J. ADAMS, President
GEO. H. BLAKELY, Cashier
YOUR ACCOUNTS SOLICITED
The Princess Theatre
Not Only for Amusement But for
Diversion After Business Hours
THE BEST PHOfOPLAYS
A. L. Mahaffey
FIRST CLASS BAKERY
Ask for Our Pullman Loaf
L. B. Blackwell
Printer and Stationer
OFFICE & SCHOOL SUPPLXES
J. C. Shell & Company
The Family Grocer
Choice 'Vogetables in Season
Powe Drug Company
Drugs and Medicines of All Erds
'Victrolas and Victor Qanan