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Essays by S
In the ('lean-UIp and P'aint-1'p cai
!paLgn held in Laturens recently, priz- I
eIs were olTered by the Civic League t
for the best papers written by school t
children on the subject "Why We Ob
merve Clean-t1p Week." In the pri
mnary department, the first prize was (c
,awarded to Blert. Kennington attid the I
meSccotd prize to \'ergie Coker. In the I
'intertuediate and grammar depart,
mients, the first prize went to Mary
'(dell Roland and the second to Legare
'lhe essays of the two first prize
*wiitters are printed as follows:
'1iy .Pert Kenninglon, 3rd Grade
I think we shouhl clean uo to keep,
adown rhe germs. I think we should
aur..all the Waste paper to get rid
@t trash. We should throw all the
41 'carls away for they will raise
gertus. We should have our houses
painted for beauty's sake. We should
keep oar yards cleaned off for clean-,
ily Mary IdelI lloland, ~th Grade
We oh.serve Clean-'p Weelk for
t(Nlth. and beauty. A town that is
:sanitary is far better than a tow n that
::Cub): Ole floors, tao e ruobbdi'h fromt i
the cellars. was h tie window, . and
ereen windows and doors from iiles,
for flies carry disea "se germs of all I
Clean out from taider the house, eut i
the weeds from around It and mow i
Jour lawns. Sweep the yards and f i
ON FOlD (FFER
Committee and Manufacturer Far
Apart. Oorens I'lant and Fertilizer
Production Two Points at Issue.
Washington, April 30.-An impasse
fais been reached by the house com
uaittee on military aaffirs and the lo
-cat representative of Henry Ford re
specting the disposition of Muscle
The committee insists that 'Ute Gor
vgas steam plant, on which the Alabama
iaower comlany, has the option, be
eliminated from the list of properties
Ford ,would acquire for $5,000,000.
Te committee insists that Ford guar
untee to produce a finished fertilizer
during the 100 year life of the p'o
Ford continues to demand Gorgas
and his only concession Is to the ef
feet that he will defend its surrender
in the courts in the event of litiga
tion. Respecting fertiliz.r production
he continues to be obscure. le guar
entees to produce a commercial ar
tile "at a profit not. exceeding S per
cent of the fair, actual, annual cost."
lfe refuses to bind himself to con
tinue the production for any number
of years, and is understood to be of
the opinion that the government should
stot insist on his continuing to iu'o
duce if it should develop that produac
tion is at a loss.
The attitude of the committee r'e
ispecting Gorgas is that the govern
:ment Is in honor bound1( to give the
Alalrbama 'Power company an 0oppor1
qunity to acquire it from the govern..
"gnent direct and that as it is not es
Isential to the opetation of tit rate
:plants 90 mIles away, it Is consi~rtett
with sound business pr'incilIes that
'It be pet'mittedl to niserve where it Is
The -committee Is obdttrate regard
itig ferthli'zer' prIodutction. If It turtns
over to Ford 'property wvorth $100,
000,000 it Is dleteirminied that it be
able iW. tell the people that It sectited
theproduction of a finished, hIgh grade
and -inexpensive fertIlizer for 100
Southern membet's of congress, and
especily those who are members of
thiey military commIttee, incltuding
C .C..Featherstont W. B. E~night
FEATJIERTONE A KNIGHT
Attorneys at Law
Laurens, S. C.
MI' Butsiness Intruted to Our Care
Will Hay.1tompt ad Careful Atten
Of~e esser Phhmetto Bank
11f. Featherstone. will spend Wednes
day of eac~h week in Iaurene.
flulity from Tu-l -1
CL[MAN-UP WEEK I
'arry tin cans or any other rubbish,
rom them. Have no rain cans around
he house for there is where mosqui
In the country, insanitary neighbors
.re not as dangerous as in towns and
'ties. By intelligent effort, a family
a the country can to a great extent
ree itself from germ diseases: If
ountry families will clean away
reeds and dense shrubbery from
round their homes, and look after the
needing places of mosquitoes, they
an (10 much to 'protect themselves
gainsts malaria. Bly removing the
reeding places of flies, avoiding the
>olluting of the soil -thout their homes,
end guarding their milk and water
upplies, they can in a great measure
ree themselves from .intestinal dis
ases. Sunlight admitted freely to
he house is one of the most powerful
lisinfectants known. Fresh air ad
nitted to the sleeping rooms at night
vill do much to build up the body and
ncrease its germicidal power. Germ
liseases are almost as common in the
-ountry as in the city, but with a little
ffort a family in the country can
tvoid most of them.
Paint the houses for beauty and ';ro
ection. Paint has a chemical in it that
tills disease germs and keeps the wood
rom decaying. Plant flowers and trees
n your yards, also.
I am sure if every one will do his
)art. these things can be done. Our
own will be healthy as well as beau
lepresentative Wright of Georgia and
'.Moll of South Carolina are alarmed
est the impasse can never be over
011e. It is understood that the rep
'esentatives of Ford are also in do
ipair and that one of them, J. W.
Worthington, has remarked to com
nitteemen that Ford had "Just as well
KAVANAGH TO SPEAK
Noted Jurist and Criminologist
Has Important Subject.
Will Deliver Great Lecture, "Traitors
to Justice," at Coming
One of the notable lecturers at the
coning Redpath Chautauqua will he
Judge Marcus A. Kavanagh, eminent
Jurist and criminologist. He will
JUDGE MARCUS A. KAVANAGH
leliver a great challenging addlress,
'raitors~ to Justice," dealing with
he important and timely problem of
lhe curb~ing of lawlessqness.
Judge Kavanagh is a member of the
kmerican Bar Association's speeial
:cenmittee on law enforcement.
He has been ,on the bench in Chi
ago for more than twenty years and
ias madle a thorough study of the
vays of criminals and the causes and
irevention of crime.
Judge Kavanagh is both a rare stu
lent and an eloquent speaker. His
ecture, "Traitors to Justice" will be
ong remembered by Chautauqua no
* * * * * * * * * S * S *
Cotton Dusing Demonstration *
I* * * 0 * S 0 5 e 0, 0 0 S
larmers in 'Laurens county who are
roing -to dust cotton tihis season should
vitjiout delay get in their orders for
heiDust and machines. Dr. B.'R.'0oad
~overnment expert, says that there will
)O . shortage of machines this season
nd it is hard to get the machines
will give you the results of .one
lusting denmonstration I had last year
n IIbert County, Oa, Mr. 8. H. Jones
>f Elberton, Ga., used .the dust *zad
yarried out -the- instructions as w4I1
Is any man could have done.
In 1924 he had one fheId contaIning
15 acres and it made 15 blespot cot
:on. -Ike had another 'fild that had 14
wres in it and he made 14 .hales on it,
He used the dust on the 16 acre lel
In 1921 and made 12 bales. He did
not use it on the 25 acre field and
made only 7 .bales of cotton. He say;
and the test shows that he made
bales of cotton and the seed from
bales more by using the dust.
Dust .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..$ 78.00
'dachine .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 13.5(
Total cost .. .. .. .. .. .. ..$ 91.5(
Labor .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 15.0(
Cost with labor.... . . . .$106..5(
3 bales of cotton at. 20 1-2 cents
per lb. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..$512.J(
Approximately 5,000 lbs. seed
at $36.00 per ton .. .. .. .. 90.0(
total received by dusting .. .. $602.5(
$602.50 less $106.50 leaves $496.0(
:roilt by dusting.
When Mr. Jones agreed to dust hil
cotton the price of the cotton then was
ten cents or less and the dust 13 1
cents Per pound. Cotton Is now over
seventeen cents per pound and dust
it cents delivered. You are not tak
ing such a big risk after all when you
first stepped on,
STORE found a
such as to save c
we were building
buy from every
secured at undo
crowds from eve
Ladies' Parasols at 98c,. $:
$1.45 and .... .... ....
Silk Parasols at .... .... ..
I am in proper position to s
money on that Panama Dre
and to also slash the prices
Sun hats for men at . .20c
Sun Hats for ladies and girls
10c, 20c and .... .... ...
Sun Hats for boys and girls
Manilla Hats with sweat 'band
len's Dress Hats. straw, corn
ill quality, correct in style :
half p1ic at .... .... ...
New shapes in Straw Hats for
latest styles at ... ....
Men's rough Straw Hats at
1.len's Prettiest $2.50 Straw 1
Onl thet market for only .
Ladies' lilack and TanO OJo
.lace and stral)p rubber heel
Mclen's Dress Shoes, black and
at $2.95, $3.45 and .... ..
Mlen 's Scout -Shoes at $1.75, ai
English Long 'Cloth, best qua
ait per yard ......... ...
Ladies5' Timnmed Hats at 'i
.$1.98, $2.45, $2.98, $3.75 ar
Gteorgette lHats at ....... ..
Crepe-de-Chine 'Hats at ...
Children's Sailors at 95c. $1.4
Ladies' and Misses' Ready-to
Sun Hat' .a t.i .15, 20c
Men 's Sun Hats at .... 15c
White Batiste. 40e quality.
Bleaching, 36 inches wide at
Dimity Cheeks at ....... ..
Brilliant black beauties are
'ressalinies and Satins, 36 ir
es wide, we sell at .... ...
Black, light blue, navy blue,
and white Taffeta Silk at
Domestic Voiles, fresh from
looms of New -England 's mn
40 inehes wide .... 15c
Preotty solid color Voiles,
colors, all colors of the r
'how, at..... .........
Are Like Bargal
l decide to do a little dusting.
It takes as much dust and time for
land that produces less than one-half
bale of cotton per acre as it does rioh
land or land that produces one bale
per acre, so you double your cost when
you put cotton on poor land and dust.
'Please-cal for U. S. Department Cir
cular No. 162 and study it before dust
C. L. VAUG'HAN,
Let Mrs. Mary (Traves 'Tell You Her
Poultry ftaising Experience.
"Three years ago 'bought an Incuba
tor, this year I've made money. Rats
stole my baby chicks. Didn't .know
until a friend gave me a cake of 'RAT
SNAP. Next morning found two dead
rats i nhennery. Kent finding them.
Suddenly they disappeared altogether.
It's the only sure rat killer." Takel
Mrs. Graves' advice. Three sizes,
35c, 65c, $1.25. Sold and guaranteed
by1 C. E. Kennedy & Son, Laurens Hdw.
Co., Putnan's UDrug Store.
Doesn't Show in His Golfing.
A woman who has never seen her
husband fishing doesn't know what a
patient man she has married.-Boston
American soil he did
vale in a.Il the world, i
method by which we
ur patrons on their e
e the most wonderful
conceivable source w
or price, and our r
L.35, Batiste, 40 inches,
..$1.95 at .... ..
..$3.95 Ladies' Cotton Hoi
ave yoU Ladies' Seandless C
s Hat, Ladies' Cotton Lis
on the seam at back foi
imd 25c with seani at ba(
at Ladies' Mercerized
..25c with seam at ba
at 20c Ladies' pure thread
at 69c White Voile Waist
ct Pongee Waists ..
in Children's " Hlustlh
..98c; sorted colored,
men. Misses' good quali
....98c Girls' and Boys'
..$1.50 Hose, bla-ek and
at 18c and .. .
. $1.65 MIisses' ext ra good
'-ds, Hose for .... 18c
Ks $2.95 Children's Soeks
ta$.95 tops5, for ..
id'$1.89 Good quality Ohile
lity, White Organdy, N
'10c wide, per' yard
,'5c'' TPurkish Bath Towe
Ld $14.65 Ballber 'Towels ...
.$4.95 'Good Hluck Towels
.$4.95 Largest Tiu'kish Bii
5, $1.95 at ..... .
ar White Counterpan
and 25c Spreads 75c, $1
aind 20c at$1.59 and 81x9
290 Baby Blalnkets .
' ' '10c Men 's Summer Sui
12 '1-2c lin 's bett er grade
thle at . . . . .
Lch- Men's Eniglish 'Mo]
)ink, tihe yea oun iid at
'' ' 11oys' Suits at $2.1
FADE- $4.95, $5.45, $5.
Boys' Trousers at 3
tihe 85o, 95c, $1.15, $:
ills, and .... .....
ind 29c Mclen's Union Suiti
rast Men 's Wor'k Shir'ts
. .. .25o Mclen's Collars..
STARS IN I
ns at Collins' Depart
! THE MOST BEATEN4
*W. G. Wilsor
Don't try to sail on the sea of mnat.
rimony until you have raised the wind.
Artesian Water Always Warm.
Water flowing from deep artesian
wells Is always warm, on account of
the internal heat of the earth.
I Have a
And can give you
T H OMASON
Jas. H. Thomason, Prop.
not know that he h
mad when COLLINS'
are enabled to und
very purchase, we d
business in all the
here high grade me
natchless prices drat
retty figures. lMen's
.. .... .... 29c lMen's
;e at .... ....5c Suit C
otton Hose at 10c Men's
lc H ose wit h. Men's
-.... .... ..19c Mien's
Lisle Hose $3.81
k, for .... ..25c Bed R
Silk Lisle Hose Men's
k, for. .... ..4&c Men's
Silk Hose for 98c Ladies
s , . 98c and $1.98 39o,
.98c, $1.95 $2.95 Ladies
r Brand", as- 98c,
stoekings at ..8c
y Hose for ..10c Kite,
heavy ribbed Sehnal
cordovan 15c, -Camel
...... .... ..20c Mlicky
quality ri bbedBrw
, 19c, 20c aind 25c Eagle,
with assorted .Apple
.. ..........150 Missin
ren's .Soeks ..23c Rich ai
o. 1, 40 inches Natuiri
... .... .....zuCPic
ls .... .... ..10~c Yellow~
. ......... ..50c Brioom
.... .... ....0c, Lux, f
ith Towels made Banqui
... .... ....35c Be 1)
ms and Krinkled Dr. B
49; size 72x90 .Brie
3 at.... ....$1.95 Dr. Ci
...... .... ..75c Black
ts .at..... ..$2.95 Bee B
'Summner Suits Bee Hr
. . .... ....$7.95 Wine
air Suits at $8.95 Pneun
le for wear all Octagi
-$6.95, $9.95. Armnot
13.50 and ..$14.95 Windr
5, $3.95, $4.45, PlIow1
95, $0.95, . .$7.95 Air F
9c, 49o, 63c, 75o, Colgat
L.25, $1.45, $1.95 Tfooth
.. .... .....$2.75 'Pearl
..... .... ..49c . Statioi
39o,,4Qc, 59o, L1adies~
... ........650 5-gallo
..... ....12 1-2o Shoe
PATH AND YOU'LL
i' Old Stand
'Tho lirm of Ifobertson-Jackson of
Gray Court, S. C., having dissolved
partnorshIir R. M. Jackson withdrawn,
the -business being continued by M.: L.
Robertson. Dissolved Jan. 1, 1922.
R. M. JAO ON.
the very best in
W. Laurens St.
ad discovered the
terbuy and sell in
lid not know that
rchandise can be
w like lode stone
Overalls .... 75c, 95c and 98'
Carhart t Overalls at . . .. $1.65
uses at .... .... .... ....98c
Khaki Pants .... ....98c
Pants at ....$1.45, $1.65, $1.95
Serge Pants $2.85, $3.45,
i and .... .... .... ..$3.95
)omf Slippers .... ... ..75c
Hoe at 5c, lOc, 16c, 200, ,25c
Silk Hose at ....45c and 60c
Hose 5c, lOc, 15c, 20c, 25c,
and .... .... .........45c
Silk Hose at 390, 650, 75c,
$1.25 and .... .... ..$1.35
Oc plug .... .... ....221-2c
)ps, 30e plug .... ....221-2c
Cigarettes, 20 for .... ...150
Tlwist .... ..... .... ..71-2c
Mule, :30e lug.......22 1-2
45c plug .... .........39c
'Sun Cured, 30e plug . .22 1-2c
g Link, 20e 'plug .. ......15o
nd Waxy, 40e plug .... ..35o
di Leaf, 60e plug .... ....55c
Albert, 2 cans for .... ..25c
Jacket, 30e Plugs at . .22 1-2c
5, goodl quality .... ....35o
or fine laundering,.... ..100c
et Sardines, 4 cans for .. ..150,
L'C Stock NeMdicine, 30ec size 25c
Iackmann 's Medlicat ed 'Salt
k....... ........ .... ..20o '
iddw'ell 's -Syrup of Pepsin 49o
Draught..... .... .... ..19o
rand1( Insect Powder ..... ..9o
and.- large size ... .... .221i-2o
of Cardui .... ......... 75o
tonia Salve .... .... ..... 19o,
m1 Soap .... .... .........40
ri,'s TIoilet Soap..... .... ..4o
w. Shades ..... ..... ....400
iines, 33 .feet for ... .. . ..25o
loat Taleum Powder ....100o
e's Toot-h -Paste .... .....10c
Brushes .... ......... ..100c
Buttons, .per dozen .. .. ..4o
ery, Envelopes and Paper 100
'Narrow Belts .... .....9o
ni Oil Cans .... ........'.050
ieather, 1 16. .... ... . . ..5
ek to be Counted.