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* POLI UWAL 1f'. ANNOU (E-T.iIENTS
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d'f f.. I'l . - e( of Comn-y Conmm
mion,. .r .un-. e-unty aind ,ledi
myod-l to e by th l.- o rtb-e omt
J I I. A I->A. 'l.
.1 13 H Mr.4 4
I he .-1.- nnomnco myswlf ao Ian
dat!1-o for Conty Commissionerbj
I Irf . ; 4 ,t , i '') . !4 I e I!e), yse
toid thc rril and rulationsft
TOY A. I1)R-.4 4O.\ON.
I h b nnouinc! myseflt' a cI,
date fo t otitc o Conty Csomm-i
nI.- af mrens cou4lts an4. p.1d
h'.(lI 4 . . ad lilt lofl.
myt -l t o1 4 4 a 'd the1( rulesI it4)i of t e Ite
0ri pr"''ima ymar
. A. II. IIaT.
(,-1 brreLy' anonce fyCenlf forl rl
elionf a Cou.y(~ 4.l 4f( Comssoer
abyid-y t;Vd he les and )1 rt-elation
'4 te : p D 'mo 4a'.ic pri ary
I hereby an4nunce iny'Olf forr
-leon as (7ouniity ')4..41 Com is ie
1Lau:-i 4 I(n. 4. 4a.tI a nil 4li g I il n4 yself
ai 1l 4"bn - . : !i4 a1 l re4 ilaion
.. . .\KO ELY.
na 4.- c.h (. C Thom044 >..Y I a 02a 4an
da'. f . .' - .-l tio t o4. :h--4.4. S !i cel'
4(4. r .'nt Tr:(l n 'sur I! ~r
[.. 1r (04by ,.nn unc p4.s.-lf f.r r
4.le4tion ' Teasurer of auril
coun-y aw) :ledge mysel ... bde
1the 1) 4. .: th 1an4cratio prima.
I erb 4.iI.nn u c my'!' f a cant4.4
Democr 0' ''I) .14ati 0 rimaryelec11bin
ii. J; : 1. L.\NGSTON.
I br.roby announc2.1(e myS4'lf a canc
dat0 1for the.' offlee of Auditor02 of L~a
rensi (count y, subjel)c(t to the.4 2 ruls
th~e Democra;4'~t ic prima114ry.
I hereby announce m.1yseIlf a canti
date for re-election as Auditor of 1La
rens counfty and pledge myself
abide by the rul.1s of the D~emocrat
primary. J. WADD1Y THiOMPSO
For Su~pt. of1 Education
I hereby announ4.ce myself a cando
date for the office of Superintende:
of Education of liauirenls county a!
pledge myself to ablide by the rles 5
h(e D.emnocaftic primarl y.
.'dRS. EARLT C. OWMI4NS.
I h1eeby announ111ce m2y.elf a cand(
date for tbe office of Superintende1
of EducallIon of Laur ienis county ar
pliedge myself to aild byi the rules
the Democratic pr2imary.
BEN. A. SUVLLIVAN, Jr.
I hereby announc4.fe m1yse.lf a cand(
date for the ofilce of Supeintendel
of Education of Lauriens county ar
pledge4(4 myself to abide4 hy the ruiles<
the D~emocratic pimnary.
E. SIIA:W .JOHNSON.
I hereby announce myself a candl
date for Super.intenldent of Educatic
of Laurens county and pledge miyse
to abide by the rutles andi regulatlor
of the Demrocratlc 'pimlar'y.
(.Mias) K(ATIE V. WO)F'FOR1
I he roby announ41I4ce mys.4elf a cand0
'4 :t( for the4 offlee 0of~.4 SupervislOr
.I'Ironfs county, subject to the rulh
4,1he Democratic fwriay.
W. .\M. NASh .
I hereby annlhounlce myself a cand
date for r'e-election. to the office
Supervisor of Laurens c ounty aI
pledge myself to abide b~y thle rud
of the Democratlc pr'imary.
JOHN TD. WV. WATT
I, h'er'eby anniounce myself a cand
date for re-elect-ion as Magltatrate
JLaurens township and pledge mys~
to albideO by the reCstilts, of the Dem
c all primary.
JOHIN N. Witl1CGHT.
BIG WATItER MAIN
11pp 1b-1 Shops and11 Locomotiv'es at1
NSltiner. Box ('Car Destroyed.
S1eneor, N. I ., Aug. 20.-Develop
i!n.nts in the railroad :shop strike sit
: in !her e( oday included the blow
Pr n' 0. , o the 12 Inch water main.
h A .oielies the- Southern raiway
and] tl hunii)(r eds of locolotives
-ha- are used out of Spencer, the
ig o,1 f ()r one or more had order box
;: near the vard limits while the
:1ply was cit off, and the ar
2. ieerulits for th workinx
T . v, ater main a,)arentiy was
-i. . by lynanie. The explo
el a: a pOin inside the
ad >etwmve'fn the- fence sur
St.. I I ropq1eyr y and a row of
;i ul a. a point ~aout -
ma pic-ket stand. The lives
-C -aic e t . s i ,w r e
n d y th e e 1) e x plosion, wii ich
a n :naiy 4f I the ien:iz s- o f
en.jl'nirel blew out a section
if he eji and tore a hole in the
th. :-i/.e- of a small house. A
t rne of wate-r tooded that .ecLion
h,- prope ry :irtil the water could
T:e cuttin:z off of the water supply
0 .emay not have occ urred to many
1 the v.ter. who will cast. their bal
it n--x- week to retain the. rural po
-m tiar the same i-isnes rul
n il - :s (lf.eltion rule also in the
l n for the overno:-ship.
i 1,a l1).. 11,111,I' that .301 oCllj
Of --ven anll kinl Of a riuiral
.'jlale nsinre admleaitesi
nfr'een:l t. it is o be ssum
,upporer of the system
.Y- l-,-nfor c-ni-nt anl that he
. - n A frval1 for law enferce
y-enl Cont rural polie
a een.-. Il i as i umpll tiont iS
i 11Vi.-v lab iV followxs that the
- f ru- rat ral police
P. uIe other . y. -m other w icih
ho lit mo,- Cljclent limilt
- in be ion. l, fe)o a candida e for
.X ern )ho they belifve wIll be mote.
. ii'lint in l iding the police in enfore
ing the 1 lIa and creating an atmos
ie phet e for law enforcement.
To outr mind it is not a dillicult mat
. ter to elininate at least one candidate
I hVlto0. record as a past governor of
Sthle st ate gives little pronise thor x
fective work of the rural police -would
hear much fruit. Ex-Governor Cole
I . HlI ase, now asking for a third term
inl office, pardoned or paroled during
.. li nearly four years as chief execu
!ive of the state the huge number of
convicts of various kinds, rang
c" ing from murderers and safe-crackers
to o0q down to pet.ty thieves. The moral
of effect during the past. years of this
-11,hola.le onslaught on law enforce
men t, can not - -stitmated, but. the
hepe of the law violator in hi:; res
tent (andidacy nay well be. iiagiinv-d.
of -\\'hat wvill he .:Ibootleggerei care for con
viction if hw has a reasonabhl hope
fOr a !)a!rd101? Whlat ilrotetioniA C-an1
tie ural :>olica e of the county ire: f
.F they I r k thiqr lives to ste" th ! !-ni
of '~ o' wiskey only tol halve theO (crim
inal tb-ased by a "k ind-hearteh" gov
e- For thle man.1 wiho wat to voCt for
ia .0ov !.a wih his i)ardoni r,-ord'
yit is no, et ~ub a ;elausibeh. ex(Itum to
'a Cn: ai own conscince ry .saying
.i that .Mnnn and (oCer had apr
n-I donII lrcr a lo. Th~lese genLte:n miaY
IC ihave ibeen too enIien t inl the 1)ardlon
bus1~I nes artdc no dout t con trcibuited
the ir share inl Lthis way to tihe di sre
spect for the law, but it will not help
li- matters to "iile it onl" again. And
'~ besides. the paironing wave is coni
sidlerabliy on the -wane since (ov. Ifar
vey has put t rhe plug in the paidon
l)i-ung-hocle. Why open it again?
Ic 4OLIER II'I iON US II, L
-IS NEXT BUSINE~SS
Wash ington, 'Aug. 1 9.-The soldier
i. onuis bill as a conlseciuence of the
at peassage of the tariff bill, today became
id tile *:endin~g buisiness before the houise.
The bontts metasutre was laid aside by
the senate auttomaticaily, butt the bill
I- was deferred ucntii next Wedlnesdlay,
~the senate taking ant adjiournmnent over
dto give menmbers a brief rest after thleir
long tariff lgh t.
A numbeh) r o sen'ators olIdectedl
Sstrenutoutsly to eveni taking the brlef
recess orderedi tuntil WVednesday.
SSenlator' Robinson, democrat, Ar
kansas, led a fight for, immediate con
sideration of the blonuis measure be
ginning text Mlonday bitt is motion
Ifto adjoturn tintil Mlonday was defeated
is (1 to 18 anid tile senate adopted a mfo
tion biy Senator TLodge, of dieassachu
' tts, repulican leader, to adjourn un1
When the senate reconvenes Wed
.a nesday, It was said that an effort
would be made to adjourn until thle
followIng Monday, buit there wvas doubt
whether such a motIon wvould prteval
over tile wIshes of those domanding
is immedIate consIderation of the bonus
1 Cures Malaria, Chills, Fever,
u u Bilions Fever, Colds and
END Of WALKOUT
Leils Predicts .Settlement Soou. To
Cleveland. Ohio. Aug. 1.-President
-John L. Lewis of the l'nited Mine
Workers. declared here tonight that
"important developments' occurred to
day in the anthraci e coal strike. and
prc(licted a conference 'olid be held
with ope1rators "in a few days" to re
er en waze ne~rotiatio)ns.
Sr. Lewis reluised to elaborate hi.s
statm ut as to -::uortant develot
meonts'* ut it was learned that he had
i-en in lanz ,i!mane: communication,
:oday wiih anlthraclte o.perators 4in
--morrant dlevlopments with re
spect to the antliracite strike said Mr.
L-wis." were tak.ing ,lace today, and I
feel that a joint conference of the op
erators and Ulnited Mine Workers
wxill be arrang.!d. and actually take
place in a few days.'
Part settleinent of twe soft coal
strike within P hours was said by Mr.
Lewin, t o be prob)able, and W. A. Has
kins, secretary of the Northern Ohio
Operators' association. coneurred in
this opinion. predicting that some
mines would restime production Wed
No progress., however, had been made
toward :ettlinz the one dispuited point
of compulsory a:-biiiation h -twe-n iMr.
Lewis and .\lichael Gallathir, hte:iding
the operators, t.he two men having been
empower'-d to agree (nt a Ireport to be
presented tomorrow to th joi nt sub
;(ale comiiintee of miners aind opera
tors. .\ir. tilall''9 po.,i'ion favor'
inu comim!sory ar'.>!.ration for flure
set~leme ts 0i tin- iolt coal industry
was understood,. as also .\Ir. I'wis' o:
po0.1te position. .\ 1inal '-lewneb -
tween the two had been arran.led for
lomlorrow, ; ! -liinary to *the- meetiinlg
of the- joint sub~scale conmmittt:.
"I am1 oJptilisti(c that, it may he pos
SAle, dbeel .\ir. i' is. -'to :f ach
ait a'rei tU l in tle i : I h rli . I
ai hop'iful that, te onference tomor
row wxill deh- lop) so ,tin ei' nite
along this line. lehktlCst of the
last 12 hours have been gratifying and
portend an end to the strike that iW
now 011t ering its 2' th week."
The natu re of the levelopments it
tite soft coal sittiation were withheld
by Mr. Lewis, but his confcrence that
had been scheduled today with Mr.
Gallagher was postponed until tomor
Philadelphia, Aug. 12,.-A confer
(nce that is eented to serve as a
forerunner for further meetings and
eventually to lead up to the resump
tion of work in the antiracite coal
fields today was held in the home of
W1lliam11 A. Glasgow. Jr.. counsel for
tie I'nited .'ine \Workeirs, it was
learnlCd frot a COnfIllential solntee.
Tlle conferell'e was attended by
I'nited States Senator George Whar
* on Ppper. Governnor Sprouile of
Peonnsylvania. Satm-i 1 . Wa'rrner,
' ieiet ,f th- hi h Coal and Nav
i'feaiton com l:ian 'y a i fik ittor
matiton r ega rdin11 t he matter' discuiss -
"d, it sa ' learned that; .tep" se
'ak en loo05inru towart id thte r'e'suni'ct
'if theI' wag' nIi"titions1511 brok en off in1
New Yor'k mo1r:- than tr'ee mion'ths
at so. A Se 'onl coitfterenee, it is tiln
der's~tood, has seenl called for' Wednes
dlay. to wh'lichu John IL. [ewis, priesidlent
of theC . l tnite Mini W~orkers, wilIl be
At the contferlence WAednesdlay, it. is
unfderstoodl bth Mr. L2ewis and Mr.
Glasgow htave cons;entedl to withdi'aw
the demands of the scale comiilttee
for a 20 per ccent incrc'ase it pay and
that both have agt'eed to urgi'e the re
tutrn of the miner~s at the o1.1 rate.
At tihe meeting today, according to
the souirce of informnatbon. Senator
'Pepper acted as the r'e;>resentatlve of
Presideii't H ardlitg, while Govei'noi'
Sproule ser'ved as mediator In order
to bring the two factions together.
At his home at Che.;tei' 'tonlght,
Governor Spi'ote wuildl neither' deny
0o' afmirm that the conference was held.(1
HeI said, however, tat lie was leaving
Immediately for Rtichmuond, Va., and
that later' trorrow he will go to
Washilngton, partly' in connlection with
the coal situiatlin.
Mr. Glasgow was 'equally reticent
concernIng the confeirence, while nonte
of thle others; could bec reache'd.
Vote foi' 0. D). Seav for State Super
intendentt of Educatilon.-Adv.
Grove's Tasteless chill Tonic restores
Energy and Vitality by Purifying and
Enriching the Blood. When you feel its
strengthenIng, invigorating effect, see hotw
It brings color to the cheeks and how
it improves the appetite, you will then
appreciate its true tonic value.
Grove's Tasteless chili Tonic is simply
Iron and Quinine suspended in syrup, So
pleasant even children like it. The blood
uneeds QtOiNINlO to Purify it and IRON to
Enrich it. Destroys Malarial germis and
Grip germs by its Strengthening, Invigor
ating Effre OAn.
PE6GY: FOOL S ARE PL EASED WIT
NFLUENCE WITH HOME PEOPLE.
P'loY: A. B0TE7EMDYM
45EASES REQUIRE DESPERATE REMET
Quality HIII-h Prices Low Watches
On the Square Dian
R. W. WillisH.L
Funtr f Al id u br
We InieYu ,npion
LaurensDrug Co Whart
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes
HousY: Frnisher PL ryE Go
EVEHN FORTHE HOME PEPLA
Well Clrd Coe
P. C.Burn A BIo.E REMEYM
EDSE RNRCET DEPRT -E
Quenchthe Tirst ithSeBottl
ofuDeicalIumoca Wol FurnFe
Wey Iite BYou Inectiornom
DPHY OF PEGGY
M THEP OWN BLUNDER3 AND HAVE 1SAD
ough o SeeWell"Hardware, Ag ricultural Imple.
md Aeel Wei redO ments, DEll Supplies, Pa its,
onds Rmountd OllS, Varnishes, SpIorting Goods.
SSIe of Square
Roe HOUGH JBENCHOFF'S
Dou ro Sas Bnd 0- e 19 rentr Ip-e
irnish Your Entire Binl "Buy it in Laurens''
r Your House. WVEST SIDE PUBLIC SQUARE
iClothing Co. Davis-Roper Co.
ie Man's Store Department Store
"Laurens Best Store-Quality
thiers - Suits Me Made it So.''
men Luray Easterby Mo,tor Co.
ds, Shoes, Clothing, Dodge Brothers Motor Cars
eady-to-Wear Phone 2003 Service and Parts
Y US A CALL.
ens Storage Laurens National
:ry Company Bank
ateesaderce Capital and Surplus f100,000.00
tateiosnd SevJ . J- ADAMS, President
tid Courteous Service OEO. H. BLAKELY, Cashier
ens Street-Phone 446 YOUR ACCOUNTS SOLICITBD
)rug Company 'The Princess Theatre
Meiie fAlKns ot Only for Amusement But for
Mediinesof A Kfrdi Dversion After Business Hours
andVicor ecods / THE BEST PHOTOPLAYS
pdes Loan & A. L. Mahnaffey
ital $100,000.00 FIRST CLASS BAKERY
(S' OLDEST BAN~K,
WATTS, President Ask for Our Pullman Loaf
amn Solomon L. B. Blackwel
olomon Says: .Printer and Stationer
wvork could be dlone, OFFICE & SCHOOL SUPPLIEg
wrould do0 It.
Furniture Co. .C hl opn
~t to Post Offie eFml rc2'
Stoves, Rugs, Crock
lete ome urnihers Choice Vegetables in Beason