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_____________ LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESD&y, NOVEMBER 8, 1922. NIIMRFR 17
CNLL[NGt TO ALIIS
ADVANCE - ON ' CONSTA,%NT'INOPLE
ANDI IWLAR 'TitEATY OF MAU.
DANIA SI'AP OF PAPER. B11ILT.
Constantinople, Nov. 'i.-The Nation
aMist .gov'ernmient' is in control of Con
stantinopile. -taefel Pasha is the new
governor( andilamiid Hey, the represen
tative of the Angora government, has
ordered I lie allied troops out In a
note, to the 1Fntente lie demlianids evac
Iation of the allied forces.
Tie Turks have torn up tihe MudanIia
al-Ilistice convention and are advanc
Ing into the Chanak area, occupied by
the lBrit(ish, and other neutral zones.
An allied extraordinary council de
c(ided tonight to reftise categorically
the national demand for the allied mil
itary evacuation of Constantinople.
The landing of allied or American
sailors from the warships will not be
permitted unless by se)cial .permission
of the Angora government. This pro
nounceiment is made In one of two addi
tional notes which Illaiid Hey handed
to the.allied commissioners'tonight.
The first note deals with tie visit
to Kemalist ports of eight allied and
American warships and declares the
port authorities have been instructed
not to permit a landing. In accordance
with maritime laws the Turks request
that these vessels salute the Turkish
The other note sets IIp a claim for
the immediate handing over to the An
gora government of the Turkish rail
ways in Turope and Asia which are un
der temporary allied control.
Since noon Saturday the nationalist
administration is declared to have
been established and in celebration of
this ra'ses of excited Tiriks have been
engaged in disorders. Students march
ed .against the palace and riotous mohs
engaged in such manifestations that it
became necessary for the allied 'pollce
to fkie on theit, several of the Turks
being .killed or wounded;
'The Christians in thv Stamboul quar
ter throughout S-iturday niAht were
seeking sholter and protection from
what they plainly feared--a Turkish
Today, however, the government au
thorities issued orders that all dis
turiances should be rigorously put
down. The allied high commissioners
aedcep)ted the new regine and there
was nothing loft for the Sultan's min
16ters but resignation from office.
Towfilk, the grano visier, realizing
his poW had disappearedi, dispatched
messaes to the representatives of the
- u-blime Porte In the various capitals
to transfer their archives to the rep
resentatives of the Angora govern
-Thei seemed danger for a time that
the radical forces would gain the u-pper
lhand. The Sultan was denounced, to
gether with monarchy, and Mustapha
K~emaj Pasha was acclaimed as "our
* Iieident," it Abecame necessary to
throw guards of troops around the SulI
tan's pialace, within- which Mohammed
*I, nlow Calph only, is spending fear
As yof, 'Mohammed Vt has given no
evidtench of doif ornmi ng to t'ho deternm.
Ination of 'the nlew government to rid
Turkey of the high offlce. of. Sullan, but.
[he qluickly developing .popular piove
.ment may soon1 comnpl him, wvitlz tt e
lsu Qf his chiefg to atedspt the inevit:
Raoful 'Pasha aDrang, the news of
the change in government in dra,
n)'tic manner,'on the allied generals.
.The generals had summoned Rltefel to
discuss tho question of the 94isision
'of Keamalist gendarmes to the GalliiiolI
and Ohanak zones. At the termination
S"fthe disedssion Raefel, as !by way of
jut 'after thought, broke the startling
4 sW, thuts:
I '"'must inform your excellerlcles
>that since noon thie Con~tntilopidto
- onget exists, and I have assitid':tb&
' he no ~e 'presented by liaintd lDeg
h *e ,ll fed cofn'ntissione~rs this after
zopfi ays 'After the abolition dt .the
(i tegime the Tuirispj pop ltIM xn :.o
> onotantiopia sponlt ateCflsaly atid cei
e 4L (ct~iall di' roolaimed its 'ta1nion
o.great .iatio etl absemty9
t'*Rrs have' li~ep, ra nti (
NEW COUNTY JAIL
% IS NOW UEADI
New illdhig Completed and Prison
er to Ibe In(ucted Today. Capacit:
Finiisliig touches were esterday be
lng il)lt oil the new county jail, whici
has been under construction for Rov
eral ionths, and today Sheriff Reit
expects to usher the prisoners int<
their new home after having s1)0en
the suimmer and fall beneath the shel
ter of a- large t'ent in the rear of th<
Jail bi'iding. Tile' main constructio
and cell vork has been completed foi
about two weeks, but icpluibing am(
cleaning li) has delayed tle filal Op)
The btilding stands oil the same sit
as the former jail. It is two storiem
in height and has a basement benleaitl
the level of the grotnd. The base
ment contains the heating and laindry
plants, besides room for storage o
coal and other equipment.
The plans for the building did no
originally call for livipg quarters foi
the sheriff. On account of lack o
money, however, only the upper story
will -be utilized at present for prison.
ers, leaving sufflcient room oi th<
main floor for the sheriff's residence
The cells are located on the. -to
floor. The capkcity is 24 .prisoners
The system consists of two rows of
three cells each, each cell having a
capacity for four prisoners. Each
row of cells has its own corridor ir
frop'. The cells and the corridor o:
each unit are controlled by a patentet
locking system by which all of th(
cell doors may -be operated at ont
movoilent of a lever, or any one 01
the cs opened nwhile the others re
main closed. ly this system a danger
ous prisoner may be gotten,ont of his
cell into the corridor while other pris
oners are held securely in their cells
Iii addition to the six steel cells, uad
ditional- rooms are provided for juve
nile cases and women.
The steel work in the building, out
side of the re-inforcement in the Waits
was done by the VPauly Jail Biuildiig
Company, of St. Louis, Mo. 1-. R
Mueller was chief erector on the
grounds and 'H. IM. 'Lanman, 'his as
sistant. A thorough test of the steel
was made before the cells were ac
The building itself, of concrete re
inforced with steel, was erected by
tile C. M. Guest Company, of Ander
son. Geo. C: Odiorne, of Clinton,
furnished the planp. The total cost
was a few hundred dollars loss than
..The commission in' charge of the
erection of the building was compos.
ed of Supervisor Jno. D. W. Watts, ex
ofmcio chairman, J. C. Smith, 13. Y.
'Culbertson, Dick Bolt and W. G. Lan
POLICE 1lAFIFEIm BY POISON CARE
Wystery Surrounds Doior ot Deatl
Confection to Philadelphia Couple.
PhiladeLphia, Oct. 29.--iystery con
tinued, to baffle the authorities tonight
in the case of a poisoned cake which
killed 'W. W'. Sterrit-t, an explert ac
countant, of D~evon, and left his wvife
battling for-i'e 'an the Bryn Wawr hos5
pital. Thle cako hlad been sent .to Mr-s.
Sterritt throughl the mail.
Mr-s. Sterri~tt .was saidI tonight te
show som11 improvement.
The cake was received at tho Ster
ritt 11011e in D~evon Thursday after
nloon. It w1as mailed froln Philadel
phlial in a ,hox wh~ich .bore0 no marks b)y
which it might he idenitiiled. Inside
thtl box swere two smaller ones, eachi
containing ascake similar to a wecdding
cake, golden br-own fith wvhito icing
On each box was wvritten thle names ol
fThe two victims.?
acted differently upon Mr. Sterritt and1
hi aw-Ife. Ho became vIolently ill so0:1
after eating tho cake, wvihile 4Ms. Stef
r litt became. dull #tid sley and acted
as if she had beomVdi'uggedl.
Analysi~ of' 'Mr. Sterritt's stomacl
disclobeQ ~rades of; bichloride of mer
duitdnd of arsenio, it Was nnbti~fcht
tonight. It is believed thIa , from tli
djfoerent symptoms agpother~ aragin
used in the cale that Mrs, Sterri .to
only t in pless bat ipossible,~ ,
'Tht reat national assem'bly 4
Vtrkeny'has tfo 4n ions to overstel
Ah niiarfixed. by the:Mti
danla conve tQ1 th deeds it yeg
nary to point b it' a Creilnnmol
ii iet ntodeance et o0 dera'
Many Fine( Fxhibits of Flowers and
Faney Work. Flower Slow a Fl
k Terry's old -stand was converted in
to a verita-ble hower of flowers ias
I Friday when the Civic League's Flora
Show opelned there at two o'clock. One
Hide of the building was banked witl
every variety of autumn .blooms an(
the other''arranged inI booths wher
fancy work and wrawings were dis.
played or refreshments sold. A dining
room Ias arranged at the back.
Even before the hour annouineed fot
opening, visitors had arrived to talk(
in the show and all afternoon aml(]
night the -hall was crowded. IEspecial
ly complete and attractive were the
dis plays 0of chry'santheniums, many
different, varieties being shown. Th<
array of potted plants and ferns was
also unusually good.
The Judges of the different depart.
n-ents were for the most part out-of
town visitors, AMrs. R. A. Stoddard and
Miss Carrie Stoddard, of Owings, and
Airs. Rex 'Lanford, of 'Waterloo, acting
as Judges of the floral department;
V8s Sue Owings, of Owings, an1(d Mrs
N. C. Wolfe, of Laurens, judging th<
fancy work; and Mrs, .John 'hlicks, 01
Greenville, Mrs. Boyce, of 'Laurens and
irs. 'E. C. Davis, of Laurens, Judging
Financially, as well as artistically
the slow was a great success. It 'It
been estimated Iby one member of the
league that at least $125 was cleared as
a result of tie undertalking. The
money was taken in not iily from t010
gate receipts and the dining rfloom, bit
fron tile booths which we:a manage(
b;y tie iward leaders. A "hot dit" st and
was run by Mrs. S. D. Childress, 01
ward one. This stand was decorated
in green and w-hite and each of the at
tendants ,wore white aprons and caps
Ward two had a home-made lee crean
booth decorated in inink and white
chrysanthemUllns with Mrs. M. -lanli
Hunter in charge. Tihe stall of wart
three awas decorated in autumn colors
and was -given over to the sale 01
aprons. Mrs. Filemilg 18mith was ir
charge 'here. Ward four had an es
pecially attractive booth, a quaint old
well from which punch was dispensed
This was kept by Mrs. William Solo
mon. Ward five, managed by 'Miss
Sadie -Sullivan, had a candy -booth
decorated in red and white. . Ward six
had 'a fortune-telling tent, covered
with vince and floivers, with' Mrs. Al
bert Dial in charge, iwhere Miss Sadic
G6ogga'ns who was costumed as a
Gypsy. ea(l pal'ms.
Tile awards in the different depart
ments were as follows:
Floral Dept., Mrs. R. S. Crisp, Supt
Best collection of eight kinds, Mrs
L 'Iaurens Kennedy.
Second best collection of eight k(inds
Mrs. George Balle.
Virst bent collection of six yrllow
and six white, Miss iMary Belle
Second best collection of six yellow~
andl six wvhite, Mrs. George Ilalle
Firat best arranged hlouqulet of cui
blooms, ,Mrs. L. LI. Moore.
Best twhlite, 'Mrs. Geoorge -Hlaile.
Best yellow, Mrs. L,. L. Moore.
Bent red1, Mrs. J. U. Sullivan.
Bent pin1k (or lalvenderO, Miss Mar3
First best col lection of four differ
ent kin~ds. M rs. 10. C. Simpson.
First b~est collectOin dahlias, Mr's
WX. i1. Youn~g.
BeCS4 collectin of ten blooms, Mrs
'Arth ur Tfaylor.
-Mont attractively arranged. bouque
of cut blooms, Mrs. Arthlur' Taylor
'First, best collection of six dlifferen
-kliids, Mrs. JT. W. Thompson.
'rat best single specimen, $Xt'n. O
Secqnrd ibest(.single sp~ecimnen, Mrs
, . B~ SlinIons.
Bet' d'rranged -bouquet, Mrs. P. H
tFirst best tern, 'irs. fQave Chibldress
f'irst bhest asqiaragus 'Plumosis, Mrg
i'rat bOat fancy tern, Mrs. V. A
*'First best collection of difteron
$Pcimeos, Mtsn . J Moore.
~econil best 'olleotion of difteron
FOk WATER PLANT
Tucker & Saxion Company, of ('lar
loite Cet Contract for Major l'or
)ln of Work.
At a meet'ing of ti e 'Water and
I Lights Commission Friday afternoon
contracts were awarded for the crec
tion of the new filtration plant, the
plans for which iwere announced some
weeks ago. The company receiving
the largest share for furnishing ma
terials for the building of the plant
was the Tucker and 'Saxton Company,
of Charlotte.N. C. The contracts were
awarded as follows:
Foir fi shii'i'ing cast Iront pipes and
llubtend specials and casi iron flang
ed special, tI. S. Cast iron Pipe and
Founry Comany, of Chattanooga,
For fuiirnishing valves, Grennel Com
pany, of Charlotte, N. C.
For furnishing steel bars, WIlson
Company, of Greenville.
For furnihsing wash troughs, eirth
evacuation, solid rock evacuation,
foundations, east iron h)b and spigot
pipes of three sizes, setting and con
necting each hydrant, and furnishing
all labor and materials excepting the
foregoing items, Tucker and Saxton
company, of Charlotte, -N. C.
The contract for furnishing centri
fugal force pipes* of three :lfferent ca
pacities was deferred untiil a later
Mr. W. R. McCuen, chairinan of the
waterworks and lighting commission,
said yesterday that twork on the new
plant, which is exloected to supply the
city with an adequate and palatable
supply of water, is to 'begitn in the
course of a few weeks and should be
filished before tihe suim)ert) months
Fairview Cam,, . O. W., will un
vl a oumeit to the late Sover
eign Riley H iammiiond at tle Watts
Mills cemetery Sunday afternoon at
3:30 o'clock. 1. V. Hobo, district
manager, iwill make the address. The
public is invited to attend.
Second best collection of six, Mrs.
Fiirst-;best fancy begonia, Mrs. J. T.
First best palnm, Mrs. J. ). Watts.
Second best 1palm, MIf'. . 'W. Mar
Best vase of cut blooms, Mrs. B. C.
Best pot plant., Mrs. .. J. Moore.
Fancy Work, Mrs. W. D. Ferguson,
First best luncheon set, -Mrs. -Frances
Second best luncheon set, Mrs. o. Sit
First best set of scarfe for dining
room or bedroom, Mrs. Arthur Tay
Second best set of scarfs for dining
r'oomi or bedr'oom, Mr's. A. E'. Thotm
First -best knitted article, Mrs. RI. Ma
Second( best knlitted ar'ticle, Mirs. .Johnm
Fir'st bost taittedl article, 2~Mrs. 1I(d1le
Second best I atted ar'ticle, Mr is. 1Lu11e
Fir1st be1st cr'ocheted ar'ticle, Mr's. -0. 1
Sit greav es.
Secotnd best crocheted article, Mrlts.
First best embriderediC~ article, Mt's.
Second best (anid~'0~ered article, Miss
F"irst best child's dress,.MIss Jule Chil
Second best child's drtess, Mrs. C, Tr.
Special for Womeni Over 60O
Beat appliqued bed apread,' Mrs. A. E.
Ilest bed sp~read (any design), Mi's, J.
D~rawings, Mrs. ilobert Itoper, Supt.
First best carbon drawving (primary
grades), Francis eutnam.
Second 'best carbon drawing (ipri
mary grades), Louise Smith,
'First best pencil drawing (grammar
grades), -Jeanette 'Hamilton.
Second 'best pencil drawving (graen
mar grades,, 'Julia 'Parker.
J, T. Sloan, II .little crippled boy who
is yrnablo to attend school and 'was
tbherefoe not: eligible for a premiium,
FYW ~v po.1~ priz~
LEA, SALES MONDAY
Large Crowd fin Tiowi to Atind Salis
but 'roperly Does Not Bring Large
Laegal sales attracted a large 1111im
)er o fspectators 'before the court
10114c steps Monlday morning, but bid
ling was oil the quiet order for most
>f thle pr-operty. Several t'racts (11
>osed of 'Were sold for partition and
ttlement. of contracts made during
hie inflated period.
Bidding on the 313 acres of land of
cred for tlsa(, in tihe case of the Par
(er Mlanufacturing Company et al, vs.
). If. Cotnts et. a, was iotably Ulame.
\fter the auictioneer had read the 110
ice of sale it. H. llabb, attorney for
J. 'i. Counts, Stelped forward and
erved notico that rM. Counts had a
)rior mltortgage on the p)oier'y of aj
Ioxlimately $20,000. This notice seeim
'(I to put. a damper on ,the crowd, but
Inally someone -bid $1.00 tor' tihe Qen
ire propeity. This was run up un
ii it reached $60, the property being
cnocked down at that price to It. '.
labb, attorney. This sale grew out
>f foreclosure proceedings bgunl sev
ral years ago by Owings & Owings,
ocal merchants, against ). 1t. Counts
Ltd which are still in the cots. This
male was made through the sheriff's
The followving sales were made by
he clerk of court:
M. 'W. 'Brown Vs J. C. LIangston 2-13
icres in Jacks township, sold to 'M. W.
Irown for $2,725.
,A. S. Balley & Sons vs T. P. Ilur
tess. 2410 acItes in flinter township,
'old to M. S. and J. A. Bailley for
It. A. Cooper vs R. -P. Milan, 12:3
IreS In Laurens township, sold to
1. A. Cooper for $75 phus prior claims.
A. h. Pu tain vs. Jaines Waldr et
i, -1-1 acres near Narnie, sold to A.
. Putnam for $800.
Darlington & Irby, executors, vs A.
. song, et al, 60 acres just outside
.iy of 'Laurons, gold for settlement,
ought by iplaintiffs for $2,000.
Federal 11and Bank vs II. C. E'zell,
b7li3-- acres in Waterloo township,
ol to A. C. Todd, attorney, for $1,000.
'flank of Cross 11111' vs C. E'. Good
vyn, et al, 8.1 acres in Cross 1ill
ownship, sold to W. C. Itasor for
The Farrar lands in Waterloo town
hip sold by the judge of probate of
Jnion county, ibrought $2,475, bidders
ieing Barron & Barron, attorneys of
MINSTIIWL A SUCCESS
inck Face Artists Gave a Roaring Ex.
hibition in the Opera House lust
Tiesday an1(d Wednesday Night.
The Winbhirop Daughters Minstrel,
lven in the Opera 'House last Tues
ay and 'Wednesday evenings under
lie dlrectlo not "Deep C." Green, a
ainstrel man of wide experience,
iroved a signal success from every
tandpoint. The two audientis
vhich heard and saw the locals per
orm were immensely amuised and the
loor receipts, wvhich was generally re
:arde'd as the main objective, caine
voll up to exipectations.
'The minust rel wvas dIividled into two
marts. '11e first part had a dlainty
horus of younig ladies and eight black
ace c'omiedianis and1( comediennes who
aid( no claim to tjaintiness for the t ime'
icing. PolaInr songs andl~ snappy
ekes cotIribluted t) a hiilarus1~O hour
>f fun in this part . Endl ladiesx in
>lack were Misses Itekahi Rtichiards, Al
iene 'Franks, Margaret Knight and
la ry Sue IHolt. All of themi caurried
lhe house tbefore them. The endmen
ni black were 'Messrs, Will ,Meng, Nat
lichat'dson, Allie Lee andl Stanley
,rews, all (If whom lived up to repu~t
ations t'hey hamd made 'before. The
recompalnist for the first par'wa
dlrs. FV. WV. Chapman, iwbho -provedi a
lnishe'd musicIan. Sipecial solos
.veire given hy Miss Nannie Kate Arm
itrong and Mr. James McCravy, bo0th
>f whom .were freely encored.
The second part consisted of a spe'
ilalty by Uair. Grieen hlimnself, iwih
vas well r'eceived, add1( two sklts, "The
2Jonscrlptionists" anfl "Mrs. Black's
Pink Teca". In tIle "Conscriptionists'
~ho principals were Mr. Green, WV. 'P.
and 0. L,. Long. Their act pr'oduced
m roar. "Mrs. 'Black's 'Pink Tea'
proved a genuine fun-maker. The
LprIncipals were, Mrs. Joe. Phinnoy,
Sfra. 1'0arl Owens, Miss Rokah Rich
rds, Miss Margaret Knight, Mrs. A,
La. (Mahaffey, (Miss Mary 'Sue Bolt, Misi
Allieno Franks, Mr. Will Meng and
Mlr. Nat Rlihardson.
1 KIL[D BY CCIDNT
I''OU'ND 3M0111TAL~ I'll Spy I ON1 )1
lit:Al k F. 11)1'SE WITH (WNSIIITy
WO.l'NU IN IIIS LEFT 811101'1,111"111.
G'N A(T101'NTA~II'Y1 E1x PLODEi.S.
. Mr. Will 11. Iludgens, of MAadden.
Stationl, mlember of teswl knownt
Family of that iallie inl the County,
died at the laireis lospital Tiues
day morning froi the effects of
a giin-shot -woIlild accideitall y self
intl icteil .\lolday afternoon abotn
five o'clock. The fiineral s'ervices arc
to be ield this lloriling at elevei
o'clock at the New Prospect Hoiptist.
church, of which lie was a liei ber.
It appears that Monday afternoon
ir. idgeins was retilrn1ing to tiho
house from 'his farm soie distance
away. As it had been his ettstom at
Itiies, lie carried a single barrel shot
ginl) to shoot ally stray3 game that he
might come across. As le approatclh
ed his hotuse, he decided to go over
licar a honeysickle Vine to get the
cow. .which was tethered there. Ac
cording to a statement he niade .before
his death, he lild I lie gun down oil the
honeysuckle Vine while lie untied the
cow. When he went to pick the gun
up again, the hammer in gone way 'be
camie entangled in the vines causing
the charge to explode. The full load
went into his left shoulder jutst above
the chest. A negro nian, hearing the
gun's discharge, went over to seek the
trouble and found Mr. IllIdgen' oil
the ground. 'He ran to the lhouse for
assistance and soon the woulnled miiant
was carried to the house. He (was then
rislied to tlhe hospital here, but he
had sustained sich a serious loss of
bloo( that his life could not he saveId.,
The body was later carried to thi)
home of M.\lrs .1. A. '. Moore, froin
whence the burial is to take place.
Mr. Ifudgens was about -17 years of
age. 'lle was twice married'. ils
first marriage was to MIiss Laura
Moore, of the County, and of this un
ion the following children survive:
Jolin Moore, Nwho lives with I his
grandmother, Alrs. J. A. 1), Moore;
Miss Roble, i trailed liaise in a
(rreenville hospital; Al iss Fanie,
stenograipher of this city; James Hen
ry, in the medical corps of the navy
at Parris Island; Miss Mary Iludgens,
a stildent at Winthilrop; William, who
lives here with )Mrs. J. A. P. (Moore,
and Joseph, wAho lived with his father.
His secolid marriage was to lirs. P. -i.
Martin several years ago. Of this
union there are no chil(ren.
Mt. HIudgens was a man of very
genial character and was well liked
by all who knew him. Ills tragic death
was a (ld) shock to his many friends.
M1OONSHINE BUSINENS DECLINES
IOileers Finflig' Little Act-bilty Among
the ankers of Iquor.
Activit~y among muoonshincrs has
b)eeni greatly on thle dlecline duiring the
last feiw months, according to peace
otlicer wx~~ho havye been given conslid
erable rest from Iliitor' Iawb~reakers
r'ecentIly. Varlions reasons ar'e being
assigneId for' tile f'aIlinig off in witis
key takinog in the coutily, S itme pieoplle
asib~ in g it, to thle wa telihfuIne(ss of thle
peace (liiceris, somie to thle hoor de..
mand on( 0 accounlt. of' lack otf moniey,
wile I othier's ats (rihe thle ina ctivity3 to
lie jail senitenices passedl ati the last.
Only twvo arrets hlave be(en madl~e iln
lie patst few weev 'ks for vioilatiion of
thbe prohd ibitlon law's. Mnurray Ei-.
ard l(s. colored, * wit a arted5t( in thle
wardl'(s, eoloredi, was arreCsted in thie
last. A colper still and about 50 gal
Ions of mash were'' foundl in his (ook
room. About the same time W. S.
Holt, of Ilckory Tlaveirn vicinity, wasa
arrestedl followaing the discovery of a
still andl about fifty' gallons of mash Ii
lil outhouse on his pulace. Both parties
are out Oin bond(.
Dedicationt Exercises at L~anford
The dedication exercises of tahe Ceni
traI uschool near' Lan ford wail1l be heldl
Novembei' eleventh. An interesting
program 'has been lprepare'd to cele
bra'ite the openIng of the school, Tho
Ipublic is cordially Invited to atternd
At Shiloh School
Thoiro will 1)e a 'box suupper' at Shi.
loh school house Friday night, 'No.
vember 1t Te'lublic &s cor al