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RtELIElF Sill-; ASKEI.:
Eifect of ieclslioi Takes liiparatio
Q uie't ion n it( of 1l i(b. of ('omm1ils
si . 3I nkes 111 it iiit r ofI Negt . Oti
Par., ept 4.--The Irnchv~ (-.i
lol. tohy simply "took cognlizaince
of, the io o f t he o ilw itil ols .f
the Germall moratorlIum eisti n
111ith1 r approvinig. nor disapl ,rovintg it
.it spelVically reiserl v t IhowevIer , -i ie
tir lib ty of, action" inl cast t laeinlc
vht :rs mltade other actioll neces
$11 1 bie t bh that ilnsuch a
no( moran'.11riumi had14 beenj granlted Ger?,
Inan1Y it coIt i onIly "rIecoIgmn ize t i
sl i t t~it i t btl it in is te'd tt Con
treny'. .uhilt be called. atteinded b%
. " i I I alic s w\it l ullt exception" It
which t hll.g til' tions of inIiI t vlt,' I It) I e itI
<h'his andl replarations- should be fill
IPre:iaier l'(oincarev wa.s W0n over to
Ilte - ett linellt yest v'(bly oilly a. f tor
(th, d, tinite stalveent had bveen cir
eula ecd inl al Iied i ircles; tha.1t inde(1
)wI,.. lit aclioll by P rattc. agLaiwst Cer.
n::- ' thillr, sno juncture wotl
b, c'onI-triued ill l,ondort Il (l | ome ao
,nu! itienlion ()f thll t reaty at \,(. saillets.
T ir- t fet I f thI. Ithe decision is
to :Ake the reparationis <iltestionl olit
40f ;h hn cmI f" t4Ihe commission fol
l lt ',:.I seilt alid to limk 1t a nit m trerl
forI It _ ) fle' Iiiati l (1di rvctl Iy b-t weenl Iho
lIerH ln an lir11 ells1 l governmenli tst ;
I0 I. :-ium ik left to) deterl)ine whIa t
,Inail anltets A ll lite deems tipcessary to
(0,- ltl h Short term n i s,
I i te 1uo ( 0111111ries failI t o
11r 1' iln the lor ssary gniara litees,
Ger-mally is, thet1 relillired to deposit
;,n li'llixed ll t ofi g1!()(old ith somei for.
In ':; k aIpitroved ,by I Igoium It
Gaid, however. that a Speedy aree
mnt ll bll reachied as Ilerr Schrood
or, zhf- 'l "ma spok (Stnan,1 yesterday
1i1 : ly pro i d '.\I- I- libtero-0ixN. I.hek
Il10!'ian re lpre t at~l1.1ive, t hat G ermIlany
wol:Id -.vqe anly gitaranltees demillanded.
T' ( lirision S kls a tic'il e(s an0 Il.
lied ilnlrnc i h na future at
wit aredulctionl ofi the indemnity to
aboutI fifty hillioni gold marks and the
setlemnt y cantcellation of the in
terallied debts will be nnldertakenl.
riTe reparationis commissionl prom
ises to Consider at a later date Gr- ,
many'l .-4 retiue(st for' a1 m110 Iotorium Of
se(V#eral years duration. This will be
takenI up1 after a niew Scheme for
radical refor-m of Germllany's finiances,
inchliding- fthe onle Presenited I o th10
ll a r!!n _o e 4). menl 14,1t.
The relief ranted at the pr eset
) tile is for tli purpose of giving the
comiilssion tiie In which to com
plete the new scheme of reforill ald
* Geimany lhe O.portuntity of carrying
telraIIn (arrenlio0(d SNIampedled
by Find 11nd4 are ('hnng1Ing D)IM.
Green.wood. Sept. 2.--After several
eairts of obscurity -i(the learsome (al)
bake snak e has returned. A speciien
Of tihe uncanny ser pent, ielieved by
Somel( to (Uiis ilianut death if entein.
has been captitred and aged in a pea
nott hutter ia here, where it is being
walcled will. . '1h interest by Cab
hake con sume Is. Some insist that to
eat thie thing imieanis death by poison
ini. A few years ago the cahhage
sonake cauiseI considerabie comoltion
amngveetrinsof e-rtain dis
Sricts of this state.
'le niewly discovered post is a
loig, sallow, thread of a worm that
appea'rs to be weary of life. Some
Ilink it is merely an attenuated earth
worm1 that got into a cabbage in its
youth and faded Others veheien itly
insist that it is a true Cabbage snake
and t ley issue solemn warnings
against (ating cabbage. So C(Oil -
st ri'natllIon reigns ailong cahag(e Con
Si Mils and even kraut is taboo In
SIN. SM.1ITH .\ADVO('A'T ES
PILANTIN FOR YEAIt
Washington, Sept. 5.---Tle pro
osatl for a1 0nv yearl sulspenisionl of
cotton planting ill the t'ilted States
;Is a mean.111S of eliminating the holl
weevil was stiggested In th Senate
todav by Senator Si ith, IDemocrat,
Southl c'arollia. who predicted whole
Isale abaldonmilleilt of cot ton farms
throughout tile sou0th unless govern
mental action w(ere taken to aid ill
desIcItetion of' te parasite.
'le Soul th I Carolina Sen ator an
nlounced he had Written to thle cief
nitoiniologist of, the Department of
Aulriculturo, asking that. a stidy he
ml.ade to determille whether a year's
lay-off inl ('olttoil growiIng would eradi
(ate the weevil. He sild the eiltoillo!
gis t had expressed in a telepholl
con versat ion today the beloif that
such action wotuld result lin destroying
Engraved Invitations and Cards
Advertiser Printing Company
If ex-Governor Cole
e of governor of Sout
whose duty it is to ~
There were about 5(
Joubt seriously if 10O,(
A majority of the pe
1ajority of them who'
>ther candidates. A
d against him if they
riselves to go to the p
Surely, there is enou
Les and agitations sinc
>Ae of South Carolina
so decisively again, a
t -want him.
This is no time for r<
the time for hard, pra
The majority of th
~rnor will not have toi
o11s Next Tut
'OTTON EST3 iTE -
IS 10,575,000 BfALES
Souit ('arolina and l(eorgia Show
Lowest ('ondl.Iin lieporit. Yeld
for State I-:stlw od at 687,000 Bales.
('oion 4'ondit1,.i 57.
Washington, Sept. 2.--A reduction
of 871,000 bales of this year since the
forecast of a luonth ago was shown
in the deplartment of agriculture's
September cotton report. issuted today
forecasting the total crop at 10,57,5,000
bales. The condition oi the crop (10
clined 13.S points (u ring August as
coiared with all average declile of
7.7 points ill the previous tenl es,
the condition having been 57.0 per
c(nt of* normal on August 25 compared
with 70.8 on Juily 25.
This year's cottol crop was fore
cast today at III.57,l000 bales by the
department of agriculture being its
(Stimauh te oil tile cond( ition of th1e crojI
on \ugust 25 whi ich was 57.0 per cent.,
1 15.2 poinds per acre. There was a
decline of l.1.8 points in the Condition
Tle condition of tle crop on Alug.
25 anid the forecast of production bya
SVirginia, condition 6S, forecast,23,
North Carolina, 63 and 750,000.
South Carolina, -16 and 687,000.
Georgia, .11 and (1)68,000.
Florida, 611 and 21.000.
Alabanma. ;o aInld 826,000.
Nlississiippi, 66 and( 1,003,000.
Louisiana, 60 and411,000.
Texas, 50 and 2,6 1.000.
Arkansas, (;: ald 0,0.
Tennessee, 65 and 278,000.
Alissouri, 70 anid 76,000.
Oklahonm, 63 and 78*6,00.
California, 1 and 120,000.
Arizona, 87 and 55,000.
New Mlcxico, 85 aid 21.000.
California forecast includes 79,000
hales from Lower California which are
not incilded inl United States total.
In a special report, in responise to
a senate resolution the department of
agricultuire annouueed tile acreage of
cotion abandoned betweein June 23
and August 25 aiounted to 367,000
acres or 1.1 per cent of the area in
Cultivation Jie 25 leaving 3-4,445,000
acres in cultivation on August 25.
"As the condition figure of the reg
uiar Se, temnbe r I cotton report is af
fected by tle acreage abandonment,"
said the department's statement, "'no
additional deduction for tle abandon
ient. here shown nieed be made from
the present forecast of 10,575,000 bales
based uon the Augus! 25 condition
L. Blease should be n<
h Carolina, it would b
o to the polls and vote
),OOO enrolled voters v
)OO of them had an e:
ople of South Carolina
voted in the. first prime
jnajority, a large majo
had voted, and will v<
gh in the record of Co
e he vacated his office
to a mighty and, conce
s he was defeated in
ictical work al along t
e people of South C0
:ake him unless they la
,sda yand See
orters of T1
Fiu4Qre ant the acreage in cultivation
ni .June 25.
'Th1e cotton aereage abandoned be
weei Juie 25 an( August 25, and the
creage remaining in cultivation Au
aust 25 by states was announced as
Virginia, 2,000 abandonled and 49,000
n culi tivation.
North Carolina, 11,000 and 1,587,
South Carolina, 33,000 and 2,197,
Georgia, 124,000 and 4,005,000.
Florida, .1,000 and i18,000.
Alabama, 12,000 and .,983,000.
Mississippi, 22,000 and 3,178.000.
illouisiana, 21,000 and 1,287,000.
Texas, 62,000 and 2,83-3,000.
Tenllessee, 5,000 and 811,000.
Missouri, 0.3 per ceit and 156,000.
Oklahoma, 43.000 and 2,797,000.
nl ifornii, ione an(1 210,000.
Arizona, none and 105,000.
New ilexico, 2,000 anid 44,000.
I/Jose Leaf Ledgers, Etc.
Advertiser Printing Co.
We wish to ai
cy grocery sto
We invite our
prices and bec
>minated in the prim
e because of the ind
~. Get that straight.
vho did not go to the:
cuse that they woul
do not want Cole L.
iry ,registered their or
rity, of those who fa
)te against him next]'
le L. Blease, in office
in January, 1915, to
~rted action not only t
1918, as to put the
It is no time for sewii
irolina who do not va
y down on the job.
that Your Fr
bos. G. Mc]
Shifting the Responsibility.
Another sign that the ziuodern men
ire Improving is that some now )ame 1
he federal reserve banks instead of
heir wives.-Galveston News.
Consolidation of the
W. G. Lancaster, L. G. I
Adams, J. W. Todd,,
and R. H.
We Will Handle All
Stocks, Bonds ai
Office in Rear of Laurens
nounce that "we shall
re next to the Ameri
friends to call on us
'y to serve them w
t goods obtainable.
pt Deliveries Promi
ary next Tuesday for
ifference of men and
polls on August 29th,
d publish to the worn
Blease for their gove:
>position to him by v<
iled to vote would
'uesday, if they can ar
and during his politics
inspire the majority o
o defeat him, but to d<
world on notice that
ag-circle, pink-tea po]
mnt Cole L. Blease as
The way to victory is c
lend and Reig
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