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VOLUME XXXiii. ULARIJENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 1918. NUMBER 48
Adopts Suggestion of the
FOR THE HOUSE
Layts Aside Chanee of Promotion to
Again Offer Services to State and
Nation as Chairman of Important.
committee on Agrieilture. Iaetteri
Exchanged Hletween Ilhn and Presl.
Washington, June 13.---Congressman
A. F. Lever has withdrawn from tle
a natorial race and Ias again an
1) ined for the house. Whent asked
if he had any statement to make, 'Mr.
"'le correspondence betweei thev
president and mle speaks very plainly
and points .very clearly to ily dilly,
which I fulfill in secking a renlomtina
tion to the house.
"I express to those who have so loy
ally supported my candidacy for the
senate my everlasting appreciation.
"I regret the embarrnssment which
this action catses to those who have
anntiounic(led themselves for congress
from the distrlet, and to me."
The letter from the president to Mr.
The. lPresident's Letter.
"'Tle White louse.
"Washington, June 7, 191S.
"Dear .\r. Lsever:
"I hnow 'that some tilue ago you
stillitted your ialie for nomilnatlon
in the Demlocratie primary election in
Soth11 Carolina ais sealtor from that
State and t1ha tle last day for the
filing of papers Is the 171i of this
monuth. There now seitms to be a verv
reasonable assii ranuce that nlo one will
'4 cr in Securing the nomination in
Sout'~ h (Carol ina whose ent ire recordl
does not iiake it plain that le will
Sptiport the nation and the govern
ment with uniqualified loyalty In the
vigorous - rosecutiton of this war to a
successful concl usion. I am writing
t) ask it this is not also your own
view, an( if it is, whetier you would
not be willing to reconsider yourI' de
Cision and to renain inl the house
whCiere you wol(d contliue to serv as
chairiuani of tle very important com1
mittee oi agriculture. It is "lear to
mue that, ulnless there are very (om1
pelling reasotns to tile voiltrary you
should do this.
"Tl past five years have been ex
veptiolially frititful of legislation of
vast importance not only to agricul
tural and rural life anti to the .50,-000-,
11011 of PeOple living in t rurali .
tricfts. hvit aIs-o to the whole nation
and thek world as well. 'There is still
tS you know, importtil and critical
measu'res pressing for solution. The
regula appropriation ill, not only
providiti' for the highly important
activitI ie. of tihe (lpartinenti of agri
culture but also ontai n ing anl uin for
tinate proposal to change the tprice
(f wheat fixed in a proclamation Issued
Some ime ago, is still pending. It Is
iifl'ort anlt Ihat this measure he dis
posedV 4 of wisely at the earliest possi
".'he eine rgency food prod t lolio bill
Witli Iwo unnttiecessarv and objection
abl riders, which has passed tile
ho1use, has not yet. been ak ei up by
the senate, and will doubtless again
reuittre careful consideration by thle
house before It becoles a law. It is
i1;oltalit that this measure ie passed
before .ln :10: otherwise, tile depart
ient may have to discontinue activi
ties essenltial to the Winning of lie
wal or he greally embarrassed in its
efforts to stimulme pirodctiou and
render assistanee to tlie farmers in the
solution of emergency problems.
"'The water power bill, which is un
(1ei' consideration by the special com
mittee of which you are a iember, is
another urgent and important meas
tire which siculd he acted upon as
promptly as possible. It is obvious
that lalnv other matters of vast Col
seqlOluee) to the nation in) the lield of
agiericult ur will Continue to press for
Folhlton not only during tiht' Con
I inionne c' the war but also after t1e
rId11'n of pc ace.
"In your long experience in the house
a a 1 1 I 110he1 of, the commu11ittee onl agr' i
eulture and, for a number of years,
as cha'irman, and tie impt'lant part
that. you have been able to play inl se
eurilng vise action on vital measures
already vnactedi into law, cleariy point
to the do-niiawlity of .our continnun.
in the hlosose fo1 Ill lime being if pos
side. I hope, tllerefore, you will not
feel ilat I al taking all unwarranted
liberty in suggestling that, if possiible,
you rveonider your decision and that
you (4) not press your (andidacy for
"Assuring you of my appreciation
of your con.peratlon in matters of leg
islatioll, I aml1,
Very sincerely yours,
"Ilon. A. F. Lever, llose of 1llresenI
Mr. Lever's Rieply.
"Washington, D. V., June S, 1918.
"President Woodrow Wilsonl,
"The While Hlouse.
".\ly h'ar .\lr. President:
'I a in Ill receipt of 7mour letIer of tile
7th Inst., in whlich you convey the im
pression that you desire m1e to con
tine as 1 Illelliber of the house of r(p
"I .Vnieved tie senatoihl race In
.utI Caroina only evase of Illy bo
lief that h reby I could best .-erve lm1y
Stail, and country.
this coninuniention is a g,rat and
coplete surl)rise to mle, as I have
beein under the belit that I was per
forming the highest duty of a citizen in
enteinlg the rac Iicc the senate and
also performing a aiia'ficial duty to
the adininist ration. At no time did 1
believe that. I was serving my own am
lition so!ely. The one Ithcught ac
tuating me in etiring fron the house
of represenltatives was that I hileved
that I was pciforming the highest dity
to the people of my State, to the na
tion, to the adininistration and your
self. I had every c:use lnd rvason to
believe this. You have convieyud to
ue no1w the belief that there is still a
higher and greatr dthy to pertorim to
the nation and to yourselt.
"You have im:plijedly commaniat1 1 ;m
Io remain in the house of' rviieres' Ia
tives, and nl to tale the stuip inl
Southi Ca ro:inIa durling l. thet cin!1e_
llonth. \\'e 1r-' at wa I': you ar fte
comIlimander in ehjef of the arily and
navy; we have a s':l'ive servi i -h
and it is the du ty of ( ' y man 4 lite
placed where h1" can hest serve 1h is
na.1t1oil. It it is yovir belief, as" I con
strue your lettoI to meo, that my ser
viecs (an best 1,o 2d ini the house of
represenltativ, and you will say so
to ate ill unflmitakiabl t(erls (o that
'he who runs may read,' no matter
vhat owl) judit-nt mlay be, 0r the
desires of my friends, I wish to say
to you that I al willing, and likewist.
my friends, most cheerfully to accede
to your vomtmand."
"i esie'fully youirs,
"A. P. Levr.'
.1 tr. Wui'hon'ig Secondtit Leoter.
"\,hin ton. .Ill. to,11,s.
"M.\y lar l r. iv. r:
"I ,I in ri i t of your le t r of
d1ne. 1 in i< p'y. permit ei o say
that I wrote 't yo.u onlv afItr 0 ' "
S,1ihou.lthtful ren.i !ra<U ! 1t i what
I dt. i ed o 1 'nder that f y o U t hon' :00
y ou s I f nt IIit le y y. :- long and (!is
tinguisherl services ill the louve 10
C10Iodteration as a vanudid:'t,' for the
in the last Pal'ag'all Af yhimr Ilur.
we are ill will and the sel'ctive 80r
vice act. is applicable in principle to
all of 11s. It was this Coniderat ion
that Illade tile hold as01(1 the present head
of fihe nation to ask you to remain in
the house of reresenIalives. It seems
to ime absolutely necessary that you
should remain in Washington through
the jieseconsideration olf th legis
l!ion to which I alluded in mly letter
to you of the 7th instant (legislation
which we had hoped to be finished by
"You see, I hope, tile (l ear bases
4of Iimy juilgtiiii ill tis miilportanlt l mat
tewhich so nearly touiches your. own-I
tli al careier that I woiil not ill
(uimiry cimsancs have been ait
liberty Io expressv a jtidgmelnt aboutl
it al ll. I aii con vinced thalt the
Ilrt of thle ntiton i make it in the
WIhest deri, desirahic tha youl
-*;iihI reilail as long a.4 posibue in
! tion of Ikrculur l l Ail ionl inl
.h- i'u . I 110 ' 1anid beliov . that
you i l r 1ar his conviction a.- a
Sltisch ill .instificntion for thc liber-ty
thave taken .
"oidially and sincere ly your,s,
"Ilon. A. P. Lever,
"Hou se of Itepresen tatives.
.lir. LevIer Withirnai ws.
"\\ashinglon. l n 1:3, 191"s.
I'Vesidlent Woodrow Wilson,
''I al ill reeipt of you r coin utn i
cation of .)titne 1N, in which ylu have
Perhaps you have leve lthoulaht of
it, but this disorder is due to a lhack
of mo1isture- in residaill notlier of thet
Ifod. If you will drink nit a-Imlance
ofwalter',it raw fruits; and 1-k.. hits
J:'l:i-dOOr exercise, you may h,- abl
evenltually to overcome iH -nwiroly. In
' n a!"ime4 user the iort m il nd
itle laxatives. Stron; and ha sb
e luris take too mu11Ch' w V (Alm
I tle systeil and malttkn a ha ma 'ti
evay ani pleasait to take, and i mt
auleabe in et. Gve twn a
eltM i he e lil ca i i n a l ii r\' . he
-w n :ve~ io n ry a -t I y I ta
o*a( an. Ii I I Ie0 lnSt by all -
nounl icn n1 iyl. eat ll ary' c ,11 f r t. r - l toll.
i i is ' r nt a tives.
lu d ic oulr core 1- 'nd.- nov in I) rder 1
I', .I I - 1 ( EII ):' I I (I is rihIl Ia y
li W NN 1- - *lls \ j lipl a v iiiti[
ha 1 n 1 it l ,a : ,,IhI -
fihe civilized ll !d or mo1 h-n a
Deea nd ! ion or 1;r h (In
Eye S e 'x ists
Laurens, So. Car.
CL EMSON C0 L LtE
AGRICULTURE, CHEMISTRY, ENGINEERING, TEXTILES, MILITARY TRAINING
NEXT SESSION OPENS SEPTEMBER 11, 1'918
Location and Environ- Four Year Degree EDUCATION A PATRIOTIC Award of Scholarships Military Training
ment Course and Free Tu ton
The Colleg. Is located in Oconee A(It1 I 0 iAiIt EI i- a '\iDTY -it -nl
w aI ( l l ma in 'a icniIsI! .-o l .il "- -n t'13t TI o
County at the foot of ile Jlute R idge .\A rontom yl In these war tilnes every v ct ically tain d nan ii s a ;I:1*ional i u i n te A i i l n d - h1 n)1 illu lilwta r thi
.1loun itainsi, on tihe hoiestead of .John11 Adssot. The colleges as w l as othr ni h a rea (l co- tihur ,a :,1 nin h onI -oe mb-r it i
. Calhoun111 11, and1( latr of h o nn ial O1 nd s t l ribuliio t i4 m ike tow s Tin - wiin t he wa The spevcial A 'lle rie!tura. (u rse (!i riin
hw, Tlos. G. Clemsoion. 'Tihe College ,ota I . mere;s o institutiono m h' . suboriintal to lhe onev purpwe I I Sl t I Ih schob.
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and tho eliIate Is healthful andl in- yotions ar held aT th e on1 t a e n*! ilb' '1-, mhI.
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or to spend m oney foolishly are re- duain 1r . ni in !d
duced 101 a4 nIl Ui. "olu it-l l I nuta':h t of le'b i;ally rliio d Ii vn is so 11 -l 1lle eht 1,1W w)Ji.
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11ary government a ( every effort is \ (n0a Sliaile ald ''ll liltbt I vli n 'oilisiS. a inii Ily l 1 I flt t drft ae before rd u ton n .ai
nunith to trainl 11p young mlen who will sonunne and k-11n 1 lv th"Ivivir l tohre r inimedially up n:ria ion te bne fdun i hn
Ih 4 edit tonl thet' college. and1 on l ;Ni'l.:lg 51uch1 studen41tst eti er th e seri e in thieii 5ecial41 h .I - 11 1he , h f tintx iins T. :o1
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t~le S~t' ('ivil IFngin'et'ering in Enlisled ItH serve Corps anld he pilaeed on tilt i c list 1n11nai- ma ' a r tm
.lec rical 1'ngineering t -alul o . At 1:r:4ilu aTion thfey' will ha e C4n 1t unt 1y ! t mi . Tth-d 1-portunt1y itomib I Ii i t a
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alry of fourl resiJdent mini11sters, who Architecturve ~eseve-, andt( #)n ;-nulaat1ion may1% eno1tr the 1' S. No-v Iem 1-n - h,-. u e ,n c pin -a r Id iin f t- 1 y
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racks. iI1hee i a flourishing Suindt1ay the It 0. T. T (' )' ,-l )k' - I
11hool an(d Y. M. C. A. With two sal- Cii 13 Is T Ity. 3. Qnualifil 'l 0tttulifts i the seiiat ('1114t nm I lII til of d
aied ,eretaries. A $7t75,0011 V. Mu. C. C. aM M adeulist In t(i t hir -al may 2 n. Ile ad e ofrps totion. ItI t hous dlIan
A. htuildina was eormipleft'd .Jan1 y, 1emistry (lilt\ In the.; Qurtiema!I ol it s e1 lerve glCo lrltiti al. m ti1 1 'lii ilitle fil (m- M n'ril n .14 Junm- a11
i The above Courses, Include English, ,TIle Seenlllry of \\ur has distinctl. S- d s 1 yon o Ili t-ce' tityilalty el oI ru-i
Ilisto ry. o lilea l E co n o m y ; S h o p ibd e r d 1 vafl a e w h > *m n-ed 1 m a Ie eh-t 1 l jic l 1 I. 'I ' i iI 1 n
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y i's of i e Inl t(rui uao t eI . m i 4 t h y -t-h 4- dra t ( a o ( .t 1 i d' iliit m 1 1 -d
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.No su-ii w w-1l1 be admittled who 1is Govei e nt-m 1 n01Ilbe %er-Im1)IT y '1 inbrat e 111 iN44 If y411n1m' men-1 refin~m I h blt
not at lest 1; years 41h4 at thle 11imo ONEl YEARt C0O 1HSE IN 141 heu-Inl now the 11r11i11n11- Inecesry fto L.ep lol fihe %1!11 ip h "M1vin'I
f Ia I. f . n b i r m o ' v n r I b I h n 1t
prople 11 il II-liiv
.\nI honorllable dllarge froml thOw rmm thne tJ~ 1 'g.1A, : ho in daev ul
inst school or college attended i8 re(4- (Oclober ::rd to JunIte lot) Ipp vrI 1,nt y v inl hi4!1ow h pilt \ nTt il Iary
fluired. ~~sented to ivIn tr ine ll A: ri. hu , nglineering mIl oill - ol . Icl ll ur lP e i n ital iay o
Th111 ed. hrrqluirteImen1ts: IS years of age, 3 (-1 lllnlt . I f the t. '. i-; to be a l-ader ill '" - recon stw I - tion o J ' . y h1 h'l i I t he
ilThe scho'ttO l e( rviltiiremt 4t i t*( are' i~-elv eg t9-1( ;I (he ~ l wo lit v111- lelIi I il h 11111G a e.
the sa1me as those of the other col- Yea'r 11m exience, eight grades n the w. 1he m ut e men traind for th sk. I otton (;r2der,1 -I-i :t rd e
leges in South Caro na. O 0ct1i are sch ool. 41 3 lil nd th.. Catylo;rd -:nkm rtm
givell In College catalogie. ' For Catalogue, Application Blanks, etc., Write at ".'il3 -1111 "iiltod'tl ]
azing Is forbidden by the laws TW O 'I'g I Or y IN 1July :ndEI to Jly 1:lh 4
of Ihe State as well as the aiws or Once to titury u'4uwh. Drive Courses
the College. No appeliation will be - T XN I1 Ills AllJ 14; l Jo -u :' I - (I
accepted, whother for' re-admisslion lor rfTst% (ifIlebir f rilh r
first entannne, uless (lie - aplieailthas "" W. MGeq.ui. I Siedtts": -1i years of age, one ".rM R Presi t, 11tI- t,
filed it pledge of prescribed ftorill not yearl of mii T experienee, eight grades / 9 - ly
to haze. In school. CLEMSON COLLEGE, S. C. No litilo(a