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Cross 11111, Nov. 15.-The fuleral
Services of \liss I'ldga th iiI Ilrmoln who
died in the hoslpital at Augusta were
held iere Sunnlday afternoon conducted
by the three pastors in town, lRevs.
Mileri Mlartin and Ratc'ltord. 'M iss
Edgath was a trained nu1irse and while
lengaged(- in her work she contrla.-Ied
'typholl rever. which',a"e three wecl. -
Sufferlinig, rlesu Ilted as abhov i ta I d.
The reina i nsi were brough he e Satur
day night :nd the turi:iI and buri.i
rites we r hold at Librtc y S in .
Alis s l r a had ja.t' 110h1'd her
course InI trainlin . a w. ()
and as e(.lI I r n hid li .ietii at
.ihe w\.Iu epiwrb:a o e n na u '
and hlie h:; t1ill of a liNf ofi 1ri.
Shei~' lia ('oa uith in ex :heo. r
Id M . 1). ) . ,' ini y i t
o e with 'r.
sistoer to mii n w a Nat i
ai'lid l!: rsne t h inii
The 0lordt :-I;: -I \v.
alnd l'ednesdayl No\ 12 1 .eat
lov i hi'h t uas been
T o th14 o :-r 11i:.a I l n'l
or tih( I i'y :e nd lo a r, and teb -
Me r.'e ao it 1w."i ill ei:;
i.\lt.n ac presentawk t in.hs:re
10,00iebht plants whih he lms
grown for rabs. Thy aire o' the al
Jraya\Vanfisl var ey )aIn of the
ihes kinod.ie o th e tne'ue at
$1.00 phut thoeusan lad.
"TI11E lillUP1l OF .\ N.\TION".
Miuliliicent. Spcitin loine 1'ic
tures in Columbia Next Week.
WV. 1). Gr H)il Ith's il hi s torical
spectale "Thle lIIirth of a Natlonl,"
will be pre si nted t 1 t te oluthia
Theare. Couiniba, Alondavt , Tuesday
and Wdniesday, Nov. 22, 2: , 21, alct
ly as it is being shown in New Yorik,
Chicago, l'illadelphtia, lBoston and
Other lar e vitiis where it Ihs bee
running11. fo'r several mlonths'. The
speneele Will b1 accomllpanied by o a
symphlony orchestra of thirty and the
ser1vices of lifty people will be em-1
ployed lit each prsneaon.
As most pliyors know "he foirth
of a Nation" is; a picturization of the
Dixon stories of hille Rleconstructtoll,
"The Cilansanll' and "The Leopard
Spots, butl the D)ixon plays and nov
els have been thoroughly dwarfed by
comparison. Grillithi employed 18.000
people and :.0(1 11horses and spent
$500,000 in iakng s wel u1t1111i w10 'ith
the 2rat o loors as his stage. 1 I h
has reproduced thle lmattl of Peti-i
hurg, therman'larhll to the sea, thie
meeting, of L.(-( and Grant at Appoinat
tox, and lthe as;sassination of Abra
ham L'inoln i( Fo rd's Thel tat r,(,
Washinrlon- th n I of April 14, 1186
Wlit Such mazInIg realim Ithat the aul
dience (1 bel spllhouind throughout
thrlev hlours thlat thle Spectacle 'runs.
hla're will b!e! five peviformnintces at
thec Columb!ia. including matinees at
3 o'clock Tvu 'sday and Wednesday. Tihe
night perormaines. '\Monday, Tuesday
daty mdliOWednesday11' wil' he at' 8:3
The ig ht gpries -:1.11 rangel from 50(
to'i$1. Seats for al erformanines wvi~illg
bervlced01 o' sale atox1 olc r
datyh mornin ild as lie spectac iiio le
attranctiii lre(eous owds1% tever-c
whr, thev. itin gm to. seei shuld
offryooin Wike Its weln advanle.ei~i
o)urine tlrhe tes lst week11 nof aht
Yo fr. enth ao i h l
war uupl your forthe lirs tim haing
fp ourenears anhdr aabo som ixr
thoutg i tmO ii tniat.ten
JUDSON IILLS REOPEN
AF'TER SHIUT DOWN
-Good Number lieturni to Work and
No Trovuble Entsuevs nil thm Mjn3en.
G reenville, Nov. 15.--lThe .1lidsonl
mill, which h1:S been clo.,ed for past
three weeks oil aecotuit of a strike,
was icopeled at I o'clock loday, wheni
a1 nu111lmer of the opera"tiv*es retirniied
to work. The union operatt IveS refis'd
to work though the'y (dd not lv'le
the Ion-unioll 'miipolyees, except to
:';1 t htm not to Ieturlin to work. Normn
ally there are suomeo 700 oitiVes.
'The muil! meni <laim that fel returned
lo Nvori , whi 'hI lal'or l('leers cklila
that F%;, 0:mn 211 reiurn l to work.
'fiter lie openig of the niill Sh1 r'1f
Uhctor and Pre::idenlltG i'pfok to
the, 11!-)m oporatik.( , who re1fusved to
I tIl o t .ei r I10 i esI v 'fw l, N I il .
i h r w st ( .:'o t z. ! d
~~~'Oit ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ I ff If vf0 l iii (t itis
i ) i (n r. .\l. I( r .h1 , x tt h 2 h! !
im retur11 ;,n to w i) !. Th ee p. 1r :Ie
w : d f I 1 rollh ( 11' w 1ti d e -
'' I i: w n II h w I d asul r opelled.
Io g i h1' 11 txheri w:,n: Ihe l ih 'I inl
*I n1 e I ti I f I L e Itho es
iec li 5tL:: by e ::<reside wc * an
neer of Wil. li d Alicv iiodos,
who died Novembher 12, aged 2S year.,,
11 monlths. Hlow 'tranmely Sad thle
Lwotdsp fall uonl our listehing ar:
"Ile is domVl -the pleasani1 comlpanl
ein the gentle friend. Itiloving vui
hand and brother. While we grieve
lo .Ive him np. we rejoice at -thet
thought that hoeisat rest. Thl re is al
vaca t eat by the firosid, whneh an
never be filld. W listen I n vain for
a foot-step ight. a step that is for
ever illed. There is it aching ild
inl our hlearts which time ennl never
fill. Dearevt 'Dewel, we know that
thou are gone from us, and enn never
return, but thank God, we can go to
whee ore loved ones never part
(te bright city. 11e has left iuts, yes,
forevermore, but we hope to met our
loved one on that bright and happy
shore. lleaven retaineth now our
Itreasulre, earth the lonely casket
keeps, and our brothers love to linger
where our darling Dwel sleeps.
'Taft oulines 1., i eins- ants Navy
Equal to f of G4-1te1rny.
Chieago, Nov. 10. tg-Na e lie I tio a rev
parednes for defense was advoeted
by Former President William y i. Taft
inl an address hevre tonight at a hanl
pie of the National eurity league.
The piit position of the navy and
its Ilaek of adtilate preparaton fier
deense, ogIther with at rbviewa of
wifaaddilions to tie army and navy
lie cosaidred advable, were ou(t
lned b~y '\r. Taft..
Speaking of the ouropean war \r.
earf atlind caeIt hA tnor sraon
army. lreparati. 11ericand coas dm
fean navyi suldb eqa tnoi theo
Gem, notht the naze onland'a
ht eia ent becau sc iGrlein Britain'
'"eabiin of btYteeon Thr atundred
yeardshoundeaue Icrease o 1tanding
fense werLi1(1Ile asiood~ astay In 75,0e
with a volunteer r'eserve of 200,000
imeni. Bly mnobi liing, lie eOxphlained,
lie meant for'ces available for ma
inoeuivres ini coint inental I 'nited States.
Sp eakinag of t he adiist lIrat ion's de
h'ense plaint he said: "'The hoard of
inventors is as impractIcal as a boardI
of op~era singers.'' A hoard oIf naval
experits wais needed. lie decl ared
however, that the "ehango of hear't
of the admlinistriationi xs to defense is
Li good! ti' ord'i we' 'hould wel
The Pilippine ipo101icy of the adh
mL)ini1striatIon he It ierme. "i slead~ig
and ilftooilith and L of (lie recognitIon
itf tarrn'i'i/.ai heC sid, "We\ heopo Cari
ranzi a wIll wina--i f not we lose our' bet
aniid we shanIIli e neare '(r Iha leve"ti'o to
interven2tion by 0our polley."'.
I thought you wero going to move
in ) a more expeinsive nexartmnent?"
'.LI landlor1 id siave:1 us the trioube,
ri ,:!ied Airs. F'llmgilt. "I le railrcd the
r' at of the onei we h.ae. bcA: sceu
: ll--"So his Sont has gone to the
:-r".Jlil-"Yes, indeed." "Do you
I 'ppose he'll know how to charge
l'"(terily when~ tile time 0)1mes?'' "'1
<' lht to. le was a ta/Ieab driver
Ono extremelsy diseheartening thing~
about strIving to impart a literary tone
to the editorial page Is that it encour
alges so many subscribers to send in
original poems-Columbus (0.) Jour~
Just lIecoverintg From "lecent Paile",
Nlyvs Executive, und Conditions Do
Columbia, November 15.-"T.he pres
ent financial condillon of tho peopIl
of South Carolina makes it of the ut
most iilliportanlice that the cost of State
government be (ereased rather than
!ae roased," iaid Governor lanning
today, when ask'd for his views oin
tle que.ilioll of inzicirease In salaries as
proposed in a st.telent ini'ted in
Sun1;day's papers. "While the salaries
pahIdl our11 J1udges and Sia!t olicials
are low," said tihe govertior, "we are
just n1or recovering1(()V fromll the fioneial
hardshi- of tile recenf pallic caused
by the low priceo of our produicts a,;
the Ie-uit of tue Viuropean war, ti
it 1:eloovc. Us to wateh clo ,ely every
itia of xent ill or:eLor to 111d down
the tatx I lvy to a mi nu tm111'.111.
"T! e I; ,,- 5ion of orl legisla
*:re *.eer h 'o th r n a
Comm.111.imio for the1 purpost, or reforml
in" he lax laws o tihe ,sta t e an1d
equz1 11 slti le brillilet of axation so
that1 all ourv people w hi e placed~
onl the : aine 1,111.;lIni this comisll
::(I)nshl have comilpleted ils worki, I
fool that,) wo shOould d1hism;s froml ourl
) ii(hb tile sue(t of in-rensed ex
('use of EdulIent fi.
"The awakeling of oiri people oil
tle suh11.jit of comiloli selhool elea
tion makes it of the litimost import
ane11 that we provide facililies for ill
cr'easilig tlie eliieieney of out' r ural
and common schools. TeI'se facilities
cost m1loley, and unmtil means for tile
edoat ion of every wilite Hild in F6utIh
Carolina ire11 provided. I shall oppose
increase ill oter departilents. If we
have any extra moiniey to sienI," sal
ihe Goveinor, "10's put it in th coi
m1on schools of oiri stale, where it
will be tile means of fuirnishing to the
boys and girls, the future ien and
wolel of South Carolila, the educa
tion to which they%, are entitled and
which will make of them hettei and
more eilelent eltizens. This is in my
Judgment, a most importaiit ia'tter,
and one in which the people are vital
"I shall continue to urge such econ
Oly as is Consistent with tile abso
1lute needs of the State and the finan
vial coidlition of our citizens."
i.VOc 1N rWEST
Causes 3aniy Deatls and 31ch UnI )m.
Kansas City, 'Mo.. Nov. 10.-A tor,
nado swept over parts of Kaisas, Ne
braska and South Dakota tollight,
wreckin(1g manly imilins and k(illing
a. nluimher of porsons. The extent of
ah damage and loss of life could not
he ascertinled dellfilely ecause 110 the
storill tore down wires and silit off
'ommuniCation for sevral hiours.
Estimates of the dead ran as high
as 50 o1 00.
Grieat hiendl Kan., reipor'tedl the
worst dlamage with 12 persons killed
aind mloreC than 100 inju redi.
No reports were receivedi from tile
r'ural regionls and only a few fromn
smllil townls in the pa1th of tihe storm.
One r'epor't said th~e toi'nadlo swepOt a
path 16 mliles wxide at some pllaces.
Among tile towns inl whlich build1(
inlgs wiere reported (lest royedi were
C'lain, IlToisington, Lairnedi, Kanl., aind
IIlrtfor'd, S. D).
One brlief r'epor't from Grieat Bend
said1 that half of tile houtses (f the0 city
Just how theO 5,000 r'eslients of
G reat Iend1( too1(k (n'a of( (thIIemtselves0
wi it iaf theelr 11om1e(s wrecked coulid
not lie learned.
It. was repior't ed thatI fires broke( out.
in thle (debrs (of crushed houses0, but
tlmes. At l'ratt, Kain., south1 (If
GreatiI l('ind, moreli' th)ain four 1 inICheOs
(If rain) fell.
LONE 1,1VES5 IN FIRtE.
Un I ('1burg!., Nov'. 11.--ln a firec' on
Tuesdaytt~ night. (il iilatation (of WV.
F. I lod Io, about thiroe mil11es northI of
flatesbur1 ig, two negro ch ildIren wereo
lburned to deathl, one oth1r wa' sofl --
riou sly h11rn'ed' a boot thle litnds and1(
face tand a negro womatn, an aunit. of
the childien, was biadly burned a'Iout
I'iromt in formationl obitained0 it seems'
that t he father01, Samt Mtoney, ithI
hiis wifle, had1( one0 Oil a visit to somie
nearby neiLi0b'r;. iid left Ith ehil
drenQ I inl charge oIf his11 sist'yi in-lawi.
low 1t10fire o'Iginatedl is nlot knowvn,
but whilln dbi overed1 it was too late
to saxe tile cild(1r-n. it seemlS that
the womanli and the0 cIldr'en hadL~ all
i'et ir'ed -ind( 1 1101 piarties reOached( theq
home11 tl'. rogf' was falling in. The
wvoman and 01one 11( h id ianaged to
get out, althou~gh inijuried, but tile
other two wer'e unable)1 to make their
05Ceape and1( nothing could bo done
to rnene them.
It is with great pleasure ti
nounce to the people of the
county that our new store-roor
compl(tcd and-that we have i
stock of'high-grade Jewelry to
$ ext to our old stand. Witi
some front, pretty fixtures an
cicnt goods, it is now a place c
of Ywhich we arc justly proud.
To our mday patrons and oil,
we exend a cordial invitati(
the rew store and inspect
beautiful and valuable pieces
that we h wve gathered togetl:
Laurens trade. As an added
we are nlaking a
SPECIAL OFFERING IN GENUINE
SOLID GOLD MOUNTING A
These stones were found after
ful search over the entire coun
offering them at a price that iL
The Reliable Jewele
Should be well planned and it
could1( not he perfect without some
of these de~licalcies!: Celery, Cran
he)rries, Sweet Cak s, Fruits;
Piekles, .Jellies and a delicious eup
*of Coffee. Let us send some of
these to y our home.
ITHAT CHRISTMAS CAKE
11' m~nighly fihne to b thaII~ t hol
1iay (enke eal y and1( we've just re
Oeived1 thel tinags to make1( themt
wlidithIa iis Curats,'U ts
Citron, Figs and1( Nuts, all fresh
READ THESE CAREFULLY
I)on 't fail to look inI 011r Avindow
warie tht we'1ar givin~g away.
1?'1Rhe be tis: Fre' 1 Norfolk --
Oyster ( e.(very ThurIsda1 ; anld (Ie
all the time.
Cash Grocery Store
W. Moore Dial, Prop.
No Piece For Coupling. Ant Nests in Plant.
":What i% this place, conductor?" In the Maiqy peninsula an English
asked the passenger on lisa way to naturalist has discovered a species
the fair. "This is Rono, Nevada." "Go. of ant that makes its nest in the
i to put a new car on here?" "No, fleshy stems of ferns that grow in thoe
at we on
n has becn
mn to visit
icr for the
weeks of care
try and w'e are
3 below actual
Stale of South Carolina,
County (if Laturense
IN COUTIVI OP COMMON PLEAS.
Allen 1). larksdale, Individually and
as Adminisirator of the 0state of
W. J. Barksdale, IDeceased, Plain
C. ). Barksdale, Individually an6. as
10xecutor of the will of Dr. .Ino.
A. Barksdale, Deceased, et al, De
Pursuant to a Decree of The Court
in the above statedl ease, I will sell at
public outcry to the highest bidder, at
Laurens, C. ii., S. C., on Salosday irn
December next, being Atondlay the 6th
day of the month, during the legal
hours for such sales, the following de
scribed prop~erty, to wit:
All that tract of land situate in the
County and State aforesaid, just north
wvest of the City of .Lurens, contain
lng four hundred1.seventy flye and 86
100 t415.86) acres more or less (ex
cepting one fourth of an acre for each
graveyardl on saidl prmises and the
rights or way thereto), bounded on
the north by lands of N1. .J. Owings
and1 Ilenry Kennedy, on the east by
lands of J1. 1). WVatis and Little riverh
on thec Souith by lands formerly the
esta/e of Dri. .Jno. A. Unarksdale, de
een edl, now own(ed by Dr. W; 11. D)ial,.
la11 Or of the (estate Of Dr. T1. F. Trodd,
'ikceased, the old1 public high way leadl
ing frot t~ rens to Gireenville and'
lat'. . J. i~endy, a nd on the west
the publie hIghway leading fronm
Laurens to GireenvillIe, and the road'
leading to the old1 Williams mil[1 which
divides if from the 17 t--100 noe nlow.
ownedi by Ruifus D). A rmst ronig. The
abiove tract of 1land will be surveyed
andl cut into suitable lots or tracts
and plats of samec will be on tile in the
Clerk of Court's oille for' Laurenas.
County for public inspiect ion. Sala
land to be sold first by the tract as
su rveyedl andl mappei)d and then 1)e
sold as a wvhole the bid the most ad
vantageous to the parties will b6 ac
Teorms of sale: One-thiirdl cash, one.
third, one year' from (late of sale, and'
one-third two years from (late of sale,
the credit Portion to lbe secu1red by
1b0nd( and mortgage of the purehaoser
over the saId jpromises bearing 8 per
cent interest from date of sale, to 1)
paid annually, with leave to the pur
chased to pay his entIre bid( in cnhh.
W'ild mortgage also to lprovidle ten per
cent of the amount (due as attorneys
fee In the ease of suit or colleetlon by
an attorney. Purchaser to i'ay for lpa
Per'S andI stamps, If the torms of sal',
are* not conmp1led wvith, t he la nd to he
resold on same or' some subsequent
salesday on same ter'ms at the risk of
the former piurchaser'.
C. A. POWE0R,
C. C. C P. andl 0. S., Laurents, 8. C.
Datedl this Nov. 11, 1915. 17-3t
Out of Style.
"Come on, hold top, let's 'ave a,
brandy hand soda." "Dear me, no.
it's not the fashion, sin'o the king'
stopped drinkin'."-na+..ain FreP. ~ .