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-Larze or Small
Packers' profits look big- I
when the , Federal Trade
Commission reports that four
of them earned $140,000,000
during the three v.%r years.
Packers' profits look amall
When it is expklined that
this profit was earned on
total sales of over four and
a ha? bilion dollars-or
onl about three cents on
eah dollar of sales.
This is the relatio tietween profits I
If no packer profits had been
earned, you could have bought
your meat at only a fraction of
a cent per pound cheaper?
Packers' profits on meats and
animal products have been lim
ited by the Food Administration,
since November 1, 1917.
Swift & Company, U. S. A.
TRAXLER WINS LAURENS COUNTY
One Thousand People Attend Meeting. Asked
. Mr Nichols if he was Going to Support
Blease. Mr. Nichols "Replies He Will Not
Support Any Man Who is a Traitor or Dis
(Reported by 11. V. lece.)
For thie first time diurinig the emtnpa ign,. the I'. 8. Sentatoriis maii
canididates for Contgress of the 4thi Contgressinal I )istict camiet to
gether. Thle cn ioutose was pateked, anud hunidrteds eoui tnot gain ad(
misi5ion, it elrowd estiat ed at 1,000, attenidinig the meet ing. U . S. Sen
atoris gav e thir uisual 1line. 1lhit the conigressinal ecantdidates warmied
iup. 1 omarU spok~e fit .and1( gave hiis best sp eecht t odaty .Mr.N Nichulls
sifbk net, an id enomplet ely outI-dd him itselfX cau tsing cheer af t er ehee r.
Slint il Da)ive TI'raxler spoke NiehollIs had the e rowd.
'Traxl er opened uip, saty ing you have (Pime toi jee r. I ex peet to
mtake you eer , and hie id. I )ave TraPUx ler hle 1(1td at host il e ro wd t
day with skill, coimplletely winintg ttem overt to htim biy one' of thle
mtost wond~erfull talks( onl record. Ile too(k IN ichlls' recoird, ai iproved
his eha -ges tone hy one, in snch ai 'onvlinlcintg vay util (een thle mttt
hostile nioli itia enemty was sat isfied withI his luot~(~tion.
'Traxiet is ini the lead~ itt laurenst Couty, maiitl will h- vf"iis voite
atld(ed to da ily from ow onW1, and I otte p redhb t his e9 i ttover tbothb
if'P lie Ii rst racie.
Wh etn T'ra xler ha abolU liit concludned , the it r '(hatd respioitled so
well to1 hiis atrgumtien ts, lie turned~ to t.\tr. N ichll S who14 wits sittting itear
the door, aind add~ressedl his remaritks to htimo, sayitng: ".\lrt. Nicholls,
yoiitblve madeW a prtopositilon abouit gointg to war. I onti willing to ite
eept youir piropositioin hit haflore we enter ito at hindinig andil sacred'
contraict,* I wan lt to kniow if' you ini tl nd toi arry out you r pat, atmti
Sir, jodginig from i youitr 14oyaty. to yvom- friends(1 in t he past, I say.
shall Ineept your t ehltlentge upo 1) iont'e iti itltin antd that eoniti on ts,
"I CXexpt to sipt lth le twot 1.tu rens (Cout ty canidto 11ats fo l'.
8. Senaite attd Goviernor, biut I say, (Gent lement, i f Cole lilase wouild
htave picked mew uip a little 'twIo-by-outr' la wyer off' the st reels of Spari
tnbur g, andt~ had elcite'IId tme toi thie I Ious~e ofl 'Reprieseni ta:tivs-had mad (e
tie Chicf .1 usti(Ce oif thle Sta ate of SHouth Caromlina-had grant ed me patr
don1s, had gran iitedl mie francheltises, and had1( elected1 me to thle Congress
oif the j., 5., I 'd stand hereti todaty antd procilaiml himt miy fr'iend. Bt
I canntot fI id ot frion Siiam N ichol is whoi lie is sotaninlig by, somei( ofi htis
worker ar I e tel linig he is for' I 44' lieae. olutidohn Uary Evanis, N ichltlIs' Itaw
liltnerICI, otr assistantii. ('iamipa ign manlahgeri, satys t hat Sitan was 11o morel'
for Blease thIati I. iSo I amii williing to mailke ai(01 cotraiet withi you, prto
vided youil get upl here and( 11( tell these peole'( that you tire to supporlilt
for U. S*. Senaitort, 'Cole 12. Bleaise."'
Mr. Ni chlstod Is up,14 i an id in a icleari voice, sa id: " I will an iswer'
yourl queset ion. I shl noii t siuppot any nmn' for t ll41'.S. Senaitte whlo is ai
tra itor to his coutriy, or wiho isl dlisloyl." Mr . Tralxler' qutickly r'e
iplied:~ "Theni you in sintittte (Col e llease is a traiitori?"
Ni (hillIs: "'Nio, 1(111 I didnotsa ta." ''Trtaxler' quti ikly reli ed:
'''Then .whoI( do( youi iniute~lii is at taitor'? I dont wan1'flt anly suchl an
swer. D)on 't dodi~ge, wiggle' (or work, let tis have a pla1 i sittple anstwer'
--BliMAISE, I)lA L or IIIC'E ?"
Mr. Nichtolis sat down'i, showlintg it his looks t htat hei ha dxtumbiiled
lip agaitnst a lug prtopitiIion, antd the cr'owd wa'is not) sailiued with hiis
Mr'. 'Traxler' (coniclledl by salying, yourii answer'O is tnot saitisfactory
-1o either .3iae ati vou had inst its w1ellI uit the race as ti detfeaited mian.
Great Issue- of Campaign
Is Applauded Today
ASPIRANTS FOR SHORT
AND LONG TERM SEAT
Pollork, Henet Aie n ii.ddress
Vloter--teyntei of All Aldresses In
1.yalty to the (overnitent.
The annlouincc'ieint. hy County Chair
:ian W. II. Nihlolon III opcning Ithe
nattlai cam;mi iga mceeting it the
voilrt h'w .e th i ornling tha I the
i'rnlcll andritish had captiired I I,
iin:'esed sin,!ce that hour) and untold
materllal may hav~e imd soumething to do
%.ithl th.a.,lu.lit;roctced C.-Ory
' l:r-ance on .\mteriean loyally inl this
ii. EW ibls ad-irs~te.a iheit; !ves no
CU 'o".1I h::ve brought frthi ja.il
m01V..1her hecause thet v...1r and
ha v~ar onil is the subjet ithat wi!!
strih a i'.epir c oid in (Uee
Ietwen",0 r.0 id .1;i0 mtItn and a
fe. lirli' heard c'::tcanldilat ;or
the, nhort tprmn ando~ two for the lon.
tei t3 and li ineed alltlti ill sileItcv
wha i>o .tnis of Iwo abtetces
V.*.r n: e d. ThI.is alooat .il0clenc
wf br-:h n hetn Cha ir.: Nivholeonl
'1'nic ii Co!e I . it ase ie a peak
W:; olciV:~f Vijlt'prhaps ittiw
"i'te's. d Iid." '".:' only ohor Meat veo
cf meAvm timt anme fromii the andi
a wIaTIC heard wheni Pollock was
bwirina it iof the former governor
a:ud all 'adihr uirgd, "Giv it to him."
The ilooling. ti vely t peak
I ' a : quiel duI e ' perhaps to INwoi
facts, 'one 14) 11he extreinely hot weather.
whih 1 l enar,!y and the oher',o , to
a lack of hpkling which has ome to
be a part of the metings in this su
al. tiu Each Speaker Was given alp
ihlaue, thle on!yh iierpions of tie
('iaty, atd \at*. .aniI:rt Francis Ilice, (ho
partlyI'l )-atent Au.nd r..no, who
a i:'ltnstl a pi'tinl'g voice with a crak
inl It, drew. sever-al side-splitters from
Ikhers Ih', didni't discus11s 1the
ylotie." but lie (id dis ess the sys
I I a I t' way inl wh ich Rte e-ople of
etthiCa.rolin htae dbarred rIi-'
tin-n from Ilhe 1'. ks. Senat.."
Mr. DIAl. WN wa.; the K~s! speak
ir, he"n itt l intrks too la for! thi
i ae Ifi I I onl . a t f i
i'. Polloc h lin 'l t fItan
ca'l twgithl. a endhi of four ar.
stitu lin-: and th <(t m int whc a ich he
is beid ;y tho peopl of (;reenwo
('eaty wasI: evidened hy Pp t' (lral
atl aue anerdd him when h was
I rod'tled a.1, tihte ist s aor. IaN
re--Alh'd h1:. %la a ! , -i here inl
lul I and lthe idIv anld mll,i iroent
traint of fato , arildwhi a as I
In itta l.'I a tly o th e i 'cap t
a siver lving elup ree td frhi.
ork ttlt, the ate d rit th the cam
('an or nit e i e ip dtla rd tia
he wa l e e h l i y.n o i
All5ir. Plokt lien lhatahe mnth ago
he hady no tideoig t htlain a mpotca
aImigof this ydear, butthe hand Cof
dlth il reas ha theon SentTillman
usi (i'niicng cimtanwho ad he'o
loth ecddt one the r ace foruthelcn
short t'em and Itreachl he doctrin
ofceoyalty Ithoughoefsut o 'u t roiina.
Heiid a "'ine tite tothe csdatesan
ipi of Sein!dator, Tilt!mn I'o locd wa s r
tititlly traiswortyo te i Cgrea
worik tnlit plishied by, (lih(letlat S-t
The speakerii (thiien taunched ito an
ant of oh audIen c eewas ein Itor.
tiet lared shaet t hace was oe itan-Is
date fori te lond trm whonad pro
through;n Th halestoldnoAmelnean,
sithat tiheraedt dIrtyt 'ro-l saan
isnlhtet, whlie seitrr c"on P.tid l)ast
(hoe, h adrfsed to cat ~omcra t nvass~l
thoed tu the ansdot on of iths editord
htats, (bee covcted oft le'-tcpiracy to
osed the wbeoflte Aniermian lics
and sunk hin hely'~arlestonran
ante,Joh . le ra e ais ofaled
wh gei the "staeetbk in the tats
ater (bae) dwnas itiiceg tony oby
serton'o thetate he oloner
(s ieh edin's shair. This ome
loed jttopngo the ocaiay pn
le. t itrefo adreqo jste ta
"yVmllr excellentl paper tell (lhe truth."
The steaker the:i read extracts fronm
Dlease's, Filb.ert spmeeh In Which he
er'licized the governmleat for entler
Ing the war ad which ilhas been sc
wvidely utIoted. .\r. Polioek det lar-e1
ihat I ase's exprossion that lie did
rut care What b :amc of the country
aoter L-. wa.- do. v.*. e v "h'o ible'
andvchallned any man in lhe audi
enee who tild siillilar selitients t(
Mr. Pollock said that lie Was noi
l:ere to find1 fat11 ili men who for
' 'rly so:rt el Iease. Some inii
,-ho h: ve rupported hilli in the past
:;peail'idl cllizen::, butl they -have
b.1 i lild-edo ",tlo 1rink ol
i'iac ian theslvs ill plaev Wilih iHen.
tdie(t Arnolb and Jiadas Iscariot." 1IC
i;l:h1asized hlis belie-f that those salme
Ulen lolay will not indorse those sen
tni-t.i beva:use I hey know it will
laco tllem beyoId the pale1 becaus1e2
11.i&re ,Is only oaone great issume and that
I !he issite of loyalty. You iust
pil hr be lor* Amrica or' (Gerimany
for \\'ilson oilr the Kaiser. Von have
got to line Il) with lithe Gerian gov
(i1rnmen'Iit if yotl donl't linme ulp with the
Anterican , governient."
'T Ie'eliontihls after the war begal,
Mr. I'ol ock saI, former Gov ernoi
"ea se made diloyal speeches, but at
ha I me the esivonag c net had not
n passe-d. Since that t1ime1 111 blind
follo.vers have fIollowed the exaliple
heo lias. set and at loasl one' of tI(m i.
:10V1; ],lnguishinhglt behind tli bars.
""las ays through"'l The ('harles.
ton;l Amteric. 'spedl the tritth,' " x
c!: :i!1ed .\ r. l'aline. "T at' just
-I:v I atm doin g. I am o111) old lo go
it) theli. tn Irsubu I have live
1,11'1o ie' nd4 s I here, an Iby th1
ip of (.()od I ai ::,oin:; to prgh o -ro
I ::srIan5 heI' rhloseL Vim . "'re hIglt
i', or me and youl theri."
T! - trl h hal I1 ! .1ase i. asking t
be sread, the spiieaker coltiinled, i
s!e trutih Ihat lie i.; running frotn to
,hi'. Ie dar not face his litteranice
Th11 staleinIs he imade shortly afl-I
wxar was declard still rellia ii t(
lage him. .\Ir. Pollock requieste
11:11 whien Illeaste coime;s IC Gr Ioen
woodt tomorrow ie he asked if I'Tl(
Cha11rleston American had iuoted hiin
correctly and if lie will say now wha
!o Said beforei abolt the iltralce o
h I'nit ed SlatIs Into the war. "lM
-latlared that he was opposed to iii:
war. Ask him if Ihe will make tha
.\lt. I'ollock in closing showed m1110
of his ol-iitne fire, ias much as Ilh
wveather would permlit, when he de
mi Ihat if oletelt to the shor
S'rm "the gr1eatest DeI)mocrat of aI
:: . aitd Ile grealest. American
Vodow \' ilson," would receive hi.,
iearliest support. "I vIll lied n I
othe1r Mhar or compass ex -ept wher<,I,
WVilson Ileadts, and1( dIir'cts, h~'le de
Anod thle ('lieriaw iiani's e'yes fl ashi
wh len lie lpreset'iled thti lieace wouh I
Lo'n(e onily when the Stats and Strlipes
thie tiiiotn l'ak, the Tlri-('olor and tho
hlags of Ilelgiumi and Italy float ovei
Iho' pa1lace of the Ka Isert in IlerliIn
Cfter thle Ka iser tIs haniishieid to) somt
hionoly spotl, andt along with im hi i
hop~ ed to see '('ohle lIlease tied amn
Ott fed so that. he enn netver' dIIsturil:
thle oeate of Soith ('ariol ina aga Iin.'
lIhe ttrgod that the( lipot'tant. thinti
lot' ev'ery cIttie to (10 no0w is t(
cast hIs hallot tor' loyal eanididate
at the ballot box on August 27thI.
tnnat oi Chi sti lohinet was g Ivet
at ('ordill Irtecoeption11. Ito decl a rted Ihal
lie felt at. home agaIn, havinig beet
btortn ini Abbleville, -1- I11les from here
and lie was glad to come befote hIm
hiotmi peolile enigaged in a tlght foi
dtc.Oniey and loyalty. Ie Ic(ongtratu
at llinetr In thle itoihlilionl movemntitt
and satidl tat lie was pr'oud to re
Por'!t tha It lie lIrst v'ole he( (ast a ftet
taking hIs seat as 1'nitlted States Sena
0o' wvas Cor' natIonal prcohibiltion. Ic
cx Pected, lie dec(laredi, to light for prto.
hiblition at home atid agalin wheni hi
ret urnts t) W\ashIigton.
Senatr (i' enet ciimphasized thle Itoit
that thIs Is an extraor'diiary year Ii1
the !iolIticeal lI fe of thle nat Ion ando ho
striessted the Ifimperlativye 11mplor'tance 01
sendling tmen to the hallIs (if Congesm
whose reputtat ion Cot' loyally Is un ttarn-l
ishied by prto-( bcrmuanismii. It Is go ing
to lie a Otiuestlion of a balanc(e of lpow-,
cir, a tig that the Demnoe'ata nmow
ba'rely hiave, and lie uriged thaint every3
voter exercise his iranchise Cor thr
goodl, the piresenit and1( flitur ie god, of
Wheni gIven Iis comiiIssion as Sen
attoi' the specakcer saId Ithat ther'e wet
two thboughtIs in hIs ind. The fIirai
wast, lie felt It hIs duity and rIght to go
over the State and dilscuss the maIn Is
51ue of loyalty' TIherec had been hints
that lie ighit far'e bettecr If lie were
not sio outtspoken, biut he staled em
lhiat ically that whilspeing amnbitiorn
wvoutld not1 linfluece hIm. As to his~
rncor'd hn ad that hn hnd hann, na.
We have received the Lib
erty Bonds bought through
us and are now ready to
Wc wvould be glad to have
purI-asers call on us and
we wvill arrange to keep
their bonds safely for them.
Bonds are in denominations
of $50 and $100.
NAOl 0NAL BANK
N. B. DIAL, President C. H. ROPER, Cashier
This is an expression heard without a dissent
ing voice. To fret and worry will only add to
to your discomfort. It is but a repetition of past
We suggest to apply the scissors and needle
on some of these nice sheer fabrics either in color
ed or white: Linen, Batiste, Dotted Swiss or
other light weight te ti'es. The wearing of the
same will relieve the situation.
White, black, grey and bronze silk hosiery.
A new line of ladies' neckwear just received at
W. U. WILSON & CO.
0torney for thec city of Codlumtbia, solic i-I b'Cla'isOt AmeaaaIo
for of his jud icial ci rcumit, on the Stateca e I fo'cit (istben se fit
I lospi tal btoard andi now is aIlien 1ro.-a t1-iIo tic lr-Oemn d -
Perty 3 utstodian, a position0 which(1 (camie t. le (11raIeliel Te A ei
to h Im unsolicited up~1Aon eena- 'aasmiIititil he,'whc
tIon of the late Senator Ti'llmlian. The ttlrfre olrscci Vlo'
Seinat or dclta red that he felt equti pped Iybar d i cihdcle
for thle hi ghI Position of Senator. lie tl rsd t*ac 'ar'. ''eqe
kntowa Prieiden'it W\ilsoni and feigit 111 flylyI al.ws iea
for litm as a leadcer of .\mica :envenle:.i 't dno ~ olfgo n
before he was P'residlent of t he I'nlt edhaf-bd*thatoe ilergodr
Stat es. ie also Is acqutain ted with rtta.''t eeec a paet
Secretary I ak er front w.horn he roFea to tntwsfolwdb
a letter int whlich the Secretarly ofV.' War l sF csRc,(I \ucesn h
congratuolated himt upon his ntomtii.- aet1)kafl u !(oeL tes
ti on. "I dton't see how (Governttor .\lbmt-fr I aig ui otme itIIItotn
n)inig could haItive (donte a tine r tinIg,"F ites otlsaa 0)l X Ise
he sec retar 1'was (111uoted as writinag. 1.1eeclletidhefuttrgv
Duaring the short timae he has beea nort hwasnl iIllsae
itn Wash Iing;tonl Senator Ilene t stted i 10)tetr10(1 y Ihe taIi n
t hat he had been appoin111ted a mt iteb e wci 1131 i iI sbbIald
of the commitittee on alpropriat ions pn oewihwn ogwy i
andtc chiiran itof the commonitt ee of n-a ct--Oti3 wi .1 tir i nPh
ItinalI banks andtc fouir clays a fter Ith is g te po fre. tle lo
aririval piresided over thle body. lie enIei-( tltWoIaly.t im.
antswered the chtarges thait lhe is beintg
pacid for a year's salary with the at ate-Tuils lser
mnt that he is to) get comtpenr.a ion 100o lne tnpiolwt
oitlIy for thle time he will soerve.t tbr n' nImett t c oido
.\l. lHonel dlevot ed mtost of his crti- feulfri aehc hnalI~~
cisml 1o Thotmas II. Peoples. another ad(oshtcs nthn ioa
cantdidlate for' thte shtort 'ermn. "T'here Itot
ar e thiroe of us in tisi race,'' hte sairl.
"Mir. P'ollock who is 100 per cent1
A merican andtc Tomt Peeples wim ar)
13y got started befor'e he uitit utS. .\r.
P'ollck and 1 asked huim a few ques0
lions about his loyalty and~ we htaveit't
seen) hlim since."
IThe speaker' declared thlat overy'
hody13 hlad to comet out squtareoly on
th lie stioit of loyalcty anld he adcded
th. he0 expected to coili.' to 2ut
(Itestionls to Peoples sitn It sents
Stat nobody, neithietr thte Democrat Ic
p~arty nor' the pleI, can miake him
or.Ie c arceie-T eA ei