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V I IIAf: X~kxlV 1,,ss U A I~r IA , I WEONESDAV SEPTEMBER 4, 1918'.U BE
LABOR'S DUTY I
Talking Will Not Win War
'10 1i: iNCNEASED
Speelal Agelt, of the Federal iteserie
herviee :4poke to All t aisrss ok
W(o rkim-n :-6nd Emploiees Satimrdn.
Stressed the .eed Of lAicinelly in
Lsabor cal winl tihe war and labor
has got to win the war, T. 1). Wood, of
Fountain ln, field agent of the Fed
eral ioservo Service, told a fairly
inarge alidCiene at ilCe ct house .d I m -
Iirday %liti-g. .li. \\'ood expldi1l j
I a sm1p1 out m1ost iprie.sive man1
new thle o::- n;vv.i~ euriag
man-power Ior- Amen iean war indits
tries inl .t.eieit <ualtity to suppor:
and supply outr armies overseas and
tile imliportait n ew policies regarding
labor wvhicho have beel decided 11pon
by tie government.
Approximately -,00 people from the
city aid itiany sections of the country
heard him. ils lessage was consid
ered of such an imporitant nature he
was asked to comie here again soon.
He was introduced by Dr. D). J. Brimm,
of Clinton, a member of the county
Mr. Wood declared he was going to
speak in the simplest terms at his
command so that no one could claim
lie didn't understand what the govern
111mnt was goilig to reqlire of every
o0ne. The very nature of his sub
ject, however, necessitated his draw
i:ig some vver:. close dis inctlolls. Vlor
inlanlCe, he- ! tatd hat ra lo er
who did not pay their Iml a reason
ablo wage tIted dangr1. of prosectu 1loni
for prolhiteering and if' they omitiitIally
raised their scale, ill order to entilce
laior fr m other plalts, they Would be
prosicutdi for that.
in speaking of non- 5ssen1 tial indius
tries MIv. Wood told loal ilerlchallnts
that tiheyi had better make arrange
ments to ellpiloy woimen instead of
men as tile man-power of the nation
wa3 not going to be allowed to remain
In such work. Ile excepted heads of
iirt0ments, however, and called on
the women to offer their services for
all kinds of work.
''If we sit dowii here and(1 do not
stlppiort to 'he utinost our boys in the
trenelles tile world will be drenehed
with blood willout result," he said.
M1r. Wotd decilred inl the outset
that labor was onl the honor roll, and
said be would point oIt the needs of
the nat ion. The I'nited States now
has between three and four million
men ill the army, and between four
and five million inl the army an( nav
together, and must have twice tiat
number to win tle viltory, lie said.
To get them, the draft laws are being
changed, and it is necessary also to
have between three and fouir million
men engaged in war work, and this
:3 Jitst as essential as to have men to
The efliviency of labor in the South
ern States, declared Mr Wood, is he
low CIO p)e' Cnt., ald it must. be
brotght -: to greater eflielency, to
produrce more work In the same time
and to elimina'e idleness. In 1916,
said .lr. Wood, the labor "turnover"
li tlie Inited States, which ncant
the lltuiber of Iew' I hborers em ploy
ed, li relation to lhe total number
maintained, was 100 per cent. This
wats cau setd13 by labor.111 moing frnomu
oneC latce to ainother0, andit tus losing
ime, and( lower-intg (!1leincy by3 co
Itnuatlly wvork ing undIElr new conidI..
tiIons. In iNT , lie st atIed, thet la bot'
ttutnoveir in the, 1'nIited-r Slates in
Creased to 950t) per cent. Tlhie cautse
wa1s, hte satid, 111at em1ployer-s had
grone over I toe0 contry ldding for- ia
hot-, atnd thus haid demlorailized It. lHe
urgedi labot- not to be tdecelveti by ai
'IThe Bituttion betcame ItO bad1, stidt
-. Wood, thait the iovernm oent brll(
been obliged to maltke a ruile Oil the
sutbject, unlder- the ttertms of whlich 110
emiiployer is perim it ted to solicit emt
layed labotr, wIthout the cotnsent 0.
the field agenit, whio mu tst In turni,
labotr board1 In tihe commnitlty fr-om
wvhicht lhe soliits. 1.Unider thIiis iule,
labo 11-Is still pett mitltd to chanlge eni
loym'nent voilnIarily-, anid ia frece to
make aI delange, and1( other- em ployers
are tree t to emi1ploy him i when ito d10
Silt-s t) mak- a chanlge, bitt t he Gloy
ernmen~lt doeits not wvant him11 to chiatige,
saId .\t-. Wood.
authioity1 foi the netw ipolicy, and
said that It was supi-emie andt could
not lbe overrutled by aiiy cour-t in thte
land, and that infiactions would b~e
dealt witht t-igorouisly. He warnied em
llOyers to be carefutl. The Govern
he saId, nor' is It tellinlg yeou
what it would like to have yout do.
In the matter- of securing labor
thlroutgh the $1eldI agent, said Mr-.
Wood, "-No nlon-essetial neetd applly.
We mutst have theo men thtey hlave al
ieady got." lie suiggestedl to various
mlantfactturhing enteirpiscs that they
mIght solve theIr lahoir probIlms by
going into war work, anti poInted ott
that thiey could get all the wvatr wvork
they could handle However, 99 per
Cent of the emloyers8 are clean-it is
the one per cent thlat the (lovorntnnt
BY T4P. WOOD
a a e40 0. 6 wb ee*
* l'OPLARlSPRINGS NEW'1S.
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Poplar Springs, Sept. 2.-Putlling
"odder has been the order of the day
in tilis comlimitllIty for tt' past t wo
wces.'. All e:xcept thle iate fodder is
(tilt pilled. antd cotton is beginning
to open, whlich will keel) the farmers
busy for som1e tim e, although tile indi
C.oati.-- now are that it will he Ile
;h':t :t crop we have nitade for several
.h NWm'siiat .\l issionary inion of
the trens laptist Association held
te I. tintal meeting with Poplar
pt 1arigs t Crhurch last rTuv;Iday
and Wediesday, which was greatly tn
j .0 ed by large crowds both days.
Mr. W. A. S'Impsonu went down to
C(ltmbia last week, but is at home
Mr. 'C. I-1. Shimpson went to Coliumbia
last Thursday to see his wife, who is
at the city hospital. lie will return
today, and we trust mrsq. Simpson will
be Able to come home before long.
Mr. and Mrs. 11. 0. Walker were vlsi
tors in this community yesterday.
We are sorry to report that .\Miss
Katie G. Pits is seriously ill it tlis.
Mr. and .\Mrs. .1. P. Situ mmons and
chihren, and Mrs. J. A. Simmons vis
itod .\r. J '. .Moore and family, near
ihols Juni !on, last Saturday.
Mrts. .1. A. i ons, of Laurens, is
s'pending awhile with her wients, Dr.
and Mrs. .. L. D1onnan, aid othor rel
atives in this comntunity.
Mr. and .\lt-s. W. It. Davis were Ihe
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Irby 1lile('dge
M.\'. W. 13. Davis has ncel)t ed a posi
tion as salesman with the Ware Shoals
Mrs. J. L. D1onnan and (auiglIters,
Misses leatrice arid Mittel, .M\s. J. A.
Simions and childrent, Mr. an(d Mrs.
Carol BlIledge and Miss Luelle Plitts
and brother spent lie (ay with \ lr. anrid
Mrs. J. I. Nlledge yesterday.
Misses Addle and Catherine Simp
son were the guests of Misses Etula and
Minnie Culbertson, yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. .1. Ii. 'Wood spent Sutn
day iwth Mr. and Mrs. Albert Marlin.
Mtr. and Mrs. G. T. Abrams were the
week-end guests of Mrs. Abrams' par
ents, .\lr. and Mis. J. P. imnions.
Judge Joseph T. Jobnson was In the
Community the latter part of last week
and went hone yesterday. lie also had
three of his boys with him. Come
again Judge, we nre always glad to
Master Clyde Simmons vislied Ma
ter Marlc Simpson Sunday.
I guess Dtincan will be sure to rmu
in 1920 for he beat DesChamps this
had to deal w'ith severely, and~ hie de
eia tcd that v'iolat ionis of thIiis stabl iza
tIon act wvoul d inva riabuly bing t rou
bIle, as ithiere was ample mens of eni
'iTurn ing to the labor sidte of te
tmatier, he declared0( that thle lab~oreris
of the Southt arte riot doting their dty3.
F or one thmtig, tie said, the hiighi wages
thait have been lbronmghut by the un
u4tabil izat ion of labor have ennabled
some to live wvithiout wvorking the en
''-.e six dlay' in th noweek. "if you areo
'to: work!ing six dlays a week, and have
a rel atives In the Amueri 'an forces
a iroadl," said Mr. Wood ..you are Itei)
ing the tlins to destroy hIm."'
Fifteen haudred cars of supptlies
dlest inedl foe Amtetria forces over
:eacc havye been hteld int (hartlestoni for
w"''ks.j Mr. Wood detla u'd, because
labor has not been available to comn
plete the necessary docks there.
io pointed Out the vital n'cessityl
for every man to work full time,
whetheci he needed the money or
not. Thmis wvas ne(cessary for the vie
tory3 in this wvar, he saidl. In answer
to thme argumneni1t that Amneriena ii hd
never been beaten, he declared flhat
overy nationi that has fallen has (lone
so because of the idleness and the
extravagance of its people, and lie
said this was one problemn that the
U~nitedl States had to contend with.
Figuring from the basis of 35,000,.
000 men in America, and wvith even
tually tori million of tioem in the army
andl navy, Mr. Woods showed the im
ited sutpply of men available for the
war industries and other essential
industries of the nation, which lie said,
must be maintained. The nation'needls
1,200,000 men In war industries now,
he p~ointedl out, and that work is stand
ing still, because we haven't got the
men for It. "The man or woman who
kills time now is more wicked thani
any Iluin afteri he understands thie sit
(Continued on Last Pagn)
Great Celebration Held in
day Evening---Large C
The unprecedented occurrence of a
1'nited States Senator and a Governor
of Solith Carolina being selecied from
the same town oi the same.day, was
followed by an unprecedented cele
hration on the puiblic smittare in tiis
cIty, tile home of tile two ofticers so
.rected, onl Thurlday evening of last
veek. . A great crowd, possibly exceed
ing that which gathered her on the
night the two menm Wer Vict oriolsly
rominated by the people of South
Carolina, was pr'sent at I ths celebra
tion and manifcsted tleir approval of
.SoltIh Carolina's choice by hearty and
The celebralioll was precedol by a
parade to the homes of the two nom1i
TV 1, a lparade which was over a mile
',)in g. First the parladers stopped at
Iho home of Efenator-Elect Nat 13. Dial
and placed him In an automobile pro
vif!cd for him. From here they wenti
to the residence of Gov.-elect Cooper I
and took him in charge. Automobiles|
were then turned toward the court
house, where a large crowd was await
ing them. The two nominees being
escorted to the sout.h steps of the
court house each in iturn was called
upon for an address.
lion. I. S. Blackwo presided over
tile ceremonies at the ourt house and,
Mir. Dial was introd.qced by State I
Son-ator J. II. Wharton', of Waterloo, I
who spoke In his usual happy manner.
"l'0ven tle seasolis rejoice with us on
this occasion" he said, "for ilha day
has brought forth showers for tle
growing crops and the night. h; made
pllrasant by cool breeYzes". lie prediclt
(ii that Senator Dial would make one
(if the most iiseful representatives t he
Stlte and nation had ever honored
witi the high omiCe.
Dial and Cooper Officially
Party at Executive Com
day---Bomar arid Nicho
Vith the declaration of the results
of the state election at. Columbia yes
t'rciay and the declaration of the
ouinty resuits last Thursday the stage,
was set again for the second demio
eratic primary for state and county
oill'es to be held next Tuesday. In
Columbia Nat 11. Dial, of tills city, was
declared the nominee of the party for
'nited States senate and Robert A.
Cooper, also of tills city, was declared
tile nominee for governor. .JmInis T.
Liles was declared Ihe nominee for
lieutenant governor; W. 13. Dove, see
retaxry of stato; J .K'. Swearingen,
siP1rintendent of education; W. W.
.loore, adjutant general; S. T. Car
ter, treasurer. Second races were or
dored between S. M. Wolff andiClatide
N. Sapp for attorney general; W. 1).
Garrison and H. Iiarris for comImis
sloner of agriculture and 11. II. Arnold
and A. A. Richardson for railroad comI
missioner. Arrangement.. were also
:mado for a primary to elect a succes
sor for CarlIon W. Sawyer, comptrol
ler general, whose death took place
just a few (lays befoi'e tile first llri
LETTE'IR F"HO3ll. ('.\PTl Hl~ITON.
Hils (Commannd Now itesting After thle
(Iffenisive of Sereral Weeks Ago.
Friends here of Capt. RI. C. liitoil,
who was iciepal of thle gradedl school
here for several years, wIll be in~er
est ed In excerpits from a lettr hichli11
hie recently Wrote to Mr., ii. L. ClIardyv.
i'roim whlat Mr. .1 tiltonl wrItes It all
pears that is comm~land wasiIl in of
tile offensives on tile Western front.
Somewihere lse in 1France.
July 27, i1918 .
Der Mr. C'lardy:
Ther'e atre so miany Gbermans arounld
here to get ril of thlat I ihave hardly
'ounld a elhance to wr'ite in the Ira:,
'wo months. Most (of these hlave b~en
Hs;'esed of nicely, so ali of us have
more leisure. 'rie prIope'r place for a
G;eirmark I hlnk, Is unider gr'oun~d anld
011t of sIght of a humalin ibeing--t hIs
is wher'e a great many of them are.;
others are In convenient prison camps.I
No doubt youl have bleen keeping tip
with the late fightIng whlere tile Ger
malls were headed. towardl Germany.
My organization and my company
helped In startIng thenm in that (diree
tIon and thley are still going. My men
did fine and I'm proud of thoem. We
have had a great many casualtIes In
killed andl wouindedl, but in every ease
more Germans have been kIlled and
more prisoners taken by tus than our
casualties amountedl to. I have had a
groat. many narrow esapens bt, omu
Their Honor Last Thurs
:rowd in Attendance
Mr. Dial Was given a great ovation.
lie expressed his deepest feeling of
gratittode for the honor thus given
him and for the support rendered tillr
ing the canpaign ard whe imagniificeni
Vole cast for hiiII Tuiesday. lie said
it wa.s a ignal honor and Ie pledged
imseIf awivi to exert his Overy n('i
ergy and ty of mind iII the dis
charge of hi.- dlties as Ilea'-. le
wold not ask whethr onto voted for
him, that eve'ry persont in the fate
van feel frle to call tpon him11, to visit
him, aind ahove all, to give him their
.\lr. Iliack:ell then presented Dr. 1L.
S. Fuller. who in a very pleising ian
ver introtuced the next governor, say
ing that tie was contident Mr. Cooper
'von ld take first rank in tihe gat laxy
of South Carolina chief executives.
As Mr. Cooper stepped to the front
there Was a tunultilotis ottthtrst .of
hand clapping and cheering which
cont inited for several seconds. The
governor-elect was very happy in the
expression of his gratitude to the peo
ple of Laurens and of the entire State
for their manifestat Ions of loyalty and
never lagging sitport. As governor
lie said it wottiI be his aim and pur
nost to promote every interest of tle
State, btt one of the main things that
will laim his best thought will he the
inaiiguration of an educational pro
gram that will place Sooth Carolina
along side the foremost States of the
union in lthe training of the future eit
izensship of the coimimonwealtth.
iollowing the specelies tile honored
gttests of the oneasion held an in
formal reception. hundreds of admir
!ag friend; fell in line and personally
offered felicitations and assuranies of
supp:ri and cooperation.
Declared Nominees of the
mittee Meeting Yester
11s Make Second Race
The out .oie of coonty contests was
practicall.. the samie as reportedl in
The Adver iser the morning aftetr the
election wit I tle exception of the race
for county %commissioner. The see
ind rare in this contest will be be
LwCen A. flonier Moore and J. 13. O')ell
Instead of J. C. Nelson. Second rac
es will also be between Jas. II. Sulli
van and It. )unk loyd for the legis
lature, and II B. lumbert and .1. 1).
W. Watts for supervisor. I). T. Kilnard
,mnd .1. II. Davis were nominated on
tle I rst. ballot for the legislature,
Ftoss ). Young was nominated for
treasurer, and It. T. Wilson for super
intendent of education. JIdge of Pro
bate 0. G. Thompson and Auditor J.
Waddy Thompson iad no opposition.
The congressional race in this dis
Iriet will doubtless attract more in
terest than any other race to be ton
aff nec.x: 'I'uesday. For several days if.
[rI tle first primary the result was in
rot, butl complete retutrn11 showed
that the secon d ra C wotildb hei w en
the Incumben, S~om .1. Nicholts, and
F borace L~. lBomart, both of Spari tan -
know, a aood moan is hiardl to kilt.
We are at rest now in a small1 town
oitre distnre beltitnd the lines. W
iiri so accu 'istom'iid to lieaintig thle
iod o.'~l hat we keep, a sid o
on beai t ii : In ans andii ironi tots
It, make ' noi-" lIke is heard at tihe
fron t; ThuIs enabCtlt (' is to rest hetlter.
F have a nine room withI a real
f"athle ih ed in it Otri homte la tel y
have been the best hole ini thle groundl
thai wen rotuld 'inake ini thte least pi~ssi.,
'ie time. Eom of the men ca'i dig In
lie grouind in tiothing flat.
The French people live on wine In
itead of water. Water Is not very
pde'tt itul in someit tat o f Fratice soi
"'e .nut a vopt thle Frenche rn.4tcns at
I .ea vi ng all jotkes "side. thte A meri
Cans are doing tinie evetrywhere. Ger
iman sold iers ktnow howv hard t hey
mn'it tfight whcn they come against
Americans, so they hate to attack
Amer'icani. Youi haie red1 beir of
wvotilrftul sto,'tes of wh'ct outr soldier's
rire doing. These are tiue for I've seen
lots of them myself andI have seen the
story in print later. Glive its mor'e men
nver here and more time atnd the pr'oh
lem is solved.
Ihere's hoping that you and your
famIly are enjoying good health, etc.
11041 wishes, fiomn
R. C. Hilton,
Capt. R. C. Hilton,
4th Machine Gun Battalion,
American E. F'.
L.\NFORD NEWS. *
. . * .4 * . * . . . .A . * * . .*
t..'fo:'d. Set 2.-Rev. J. It. Wil
liam.s filled his re"1ular . a"p.Aliiments
tturday a fr(rnoon and Su.naday Norn
in31, preaching i two excellent -ermllonls
to 1hose who were fortuA3lilt ((noug1 h to
Ie pr)esen. One visitor has -haI d to
I remm-iik that he was surpri.s-ed to .-ec
a country chur11e have so good a
.\Mr. \'anice .lohnson and .\Mr. I. G.
\-r00e spet( the week-end with rela
.Mlr. .1. Pi. Franks and famiy have re
turned holme art C a very pleant 'isit
to relatives ill Catawba, N. ".. and the
m1ountillaillous country of Ienderson
MIr. .\. G. larson, who has been suf
fering With rhe311013latism is able to be
about as usual.
M r. J. Lee Langston and family, of
Laurens attended services Silday and
Were thle gutests of Mlr. Rt. J. Patterson
and .\rs. ..lills as ware also .\Mr. W. 1).
The election ishover and everybody
seemis to be glad tfor LaIIens CoInty
to have a Govern ' awul a SeIIato for
onc e ill a life tim e ,..
The lew diraft age from 1' to .15 will
take our3 sons and solle of our31 hls
hands, and if it will bring freedoill,
lil':'ly and peace 0 ot1 Colillry, o1ir
wollell are patriotie eoiiligh to give
t1h3em 11p heeruiily to their cotntry's
Mt .Imes Wright an-1 falmily have
1oved into our1 midst and wk welcollie
theim as neighbors.
.lI ss Othello .ohnson and .\I is
lolinie floggs visiled .\liss Annie Lou
ayne1, of Greeniwood, last week.
.\r. J. W. .lihnsonl, fromt Rocking
h:um, N. C.. sp'nt lie week-end with
.\1rs. .I\lli 1)r n11n11111ond has re'I i-ned
lomie after a pleasanit visit to ler son.
.\r0. Chlarles )rummond, inl (reenville.
.\ issa. Margaret, Mary an(] Eleanor
I)runnond have returned home after a
visit to Hendersonville and Greenville.
.rs. Toy A. ~rumnimond and .\liss
Carry Lou iiggins attended the wo
mn' missionary mieeting at PopIar
S-prings and report a very enjoyable,
a,; wl as linpiring, meeting. The
next aniual meeting iIll be held with
the Cross 11111 Baptist wonen.
.iss Bolt, of Chestnut Ridge, attend
ed services Saturday afternoon.
.\lis.\ Mary ,ot Iarlan has ro1itrned
oi tlie hiosp*ital in Ga ffney where she
i taking training and will soon be a
.!:.I !lie (Grogan and (aligliters,
Alisses Nanie and Evelyn (;roga n, of
Slirtan hurg, are visitilg .\rs. Est ella
I .\iss Nora (Cannlon is inl Rok It ill
v is iting her sister, .\lrs. 1turton1 .\as
5('y. M\aster .1(3hn1 .\. 'annonlt will aeC
COmlpanyV he' back 1home to spend
awhile withi his granmdpar'entsX .\r. and(
.\ is. 'L. .\I. Cannotn.
.\lr's. C. 1). (Cox visited .\lrs. .Ioseiph
WXoftord recently1113 and11 enjoyed3I3 a delic
ietis feast (ofi nater'lons11 aind 'ata
.Iirs. .1. 5. lIIigginas visidted .\liss (Gena
(Compd11on3 andl 1 urchlasedl a very tine
White WXyandl~otte (chickenl.
.\lIss laidy M\ay Cox spentI a very
plIeas~ant d Iay wiih her little schoolma31teI
.\liiss Iauile liran.
F~ine IteportIs ait W. 31. 1'.
The Ibi ptist W. .\I. 1'. of tile Ilsau1renls
Association met on Atugtust :27th and11
lbh at l 'oil ar Sin13gs cuclh. Therte
was11 a iarge attIend~anlce blothl days. The11
31nion had1( as its guests N S .\lis ,ait'
l aidle of Chiinfa, .\l's. J1. 11. Fliger, of
Columbia, andl Ni rs. lBarnes, of Iich
mfond(, Va. The financial rep~ort was
the greatest ever mnade, the gIfts to
app~lortiloned objects amountinog to $3,
100o.30, and gifts .to n1oniapp3toined
Same Electioni Managers.
On account of lack of space Thue Ad
vertiser Is unable to prcint the namles
of the election managers thIs wcek.
IHowever', Chairman P'ower states that
thle muanager's of the first electIon are
ap~pointed for the second and~ that the
boxes may be secured FrIday and Sat
Thousands Made Prisoners
Menie of the 11 Indenuiir Lin Ap.
atrently 14 m1414ed by Smallshing Bflow
of lite rimalihi nill F-aimous Drecourt.
Quentnat Switeh Iillne. Latrest 01p.
criltionls of the( War fin Progress.
Over' a front of thirty iliies from
1hw re, ion of Arras to Pcroine. Field
.mirha 1 Haig's torecs have literally
smashel to' tGi*rIman froint.
The soilhern portion of the famous
Drenottrt-Qaitwal sxitch line which
has been heialded as the impre:nable
btilwark of the German1 defense in the
olrth,'has given way under the vio
lonce of tile it iish onslanght. over its
'ntire front from the S'are river to
Queanlt, a1 distance of virtilly tenl
miles, and .ionday iight saw he Ca
Inadian and English troops, who Car
r;el out Ilie maneuver hard after he
defeated enemy sonic three miles to
'Ilouisands of prisoners have beeni
taken froni tihe strongly resistinig ene
Iy, who at last neeoun(ts, wasit: ighrIhting
violeIIt ly as he gave gro1nd toward
the canal Du Nord.
By this victory seemihngly Is ended
the iienace of the Ililindentirg line to
file s0t0ih, which the British are grad
nially approaching over its ent.ire
front. Already, thoroughly o01iflank
I'd on tile nothi and with the French
w"0elI upon its soitthern base. military
iecessity apparently will retiire that
the GLerrmans 1elinttinsh the Ilinden
hur" p, forti1!h'ati o'i" a l rr: 1plle. th"e'r
front from llanders to liheiis in or
deir to avert disaster at the haids of
their now swiftly moving antagonists.
Already the ro:d; to l)outai, Cambral,
:id St. Quientin are therou.hly in
vested by the British and Freich
.: "mis, while north of Soissons tile
1'rencih and Amnerican s are inl poition;
of vantage fr'm hvIiich to y out
t'e I ltriIg m1v61.( hIA m hi. Ii out ianik
ILaon and the hin--der-Dames and
.\isne liies. T'he situtiniion of the en
I nim y, viewed fo'm the: w'r imaps, is the
o110s3 perilouis he has yet been inl.
Added to the troubles of the Gor
1nt1 high comlaid is 11lhe situation
Ihat is fast developiting in Flanders,
itn tile region around V pres. where the
tGermans daily are be ing forced oIt of
,theli' POSil-ions by the Bititish and
Anierican troops. All over tlis step
steady progress is being made east
Ward In the b)1loIng outt of the salient
that has long existe( there.
The Americans. who took Voorme
zeele stu nday, are now well in to tlek
region eas of the city, having over
come the strong resistance of the Get
mat's Wh1o ('ndeavored to har their
way. A few more stri(les by Ilaig's
m110n1 in this region and AtImeitL'eres
Will be within striking distance. After
Armnentiers it is but a step to Lille.
WVATT3 M sIS IOYS
TO IIF HONOID SUNDAY
Service Flag Ili 11onor of the letity
Menl 11ino 111n14 Gon t to) 1arl to
bip 1'n weiled.
Patriotic servies and tle 11veiling
of the service thag of Wats .i will
he hiild Sundi~ay afternoon at3 7 o'clock
Sjusty 13'13o13d of 113e seventli .luienidid
in the tranining ('am3113. All tfrienids are
mlo.At ('ordilally inlvited to .ioin iln the
"'ta4r Spanigledl flanner"'-1'lag Un
Prayer and int rodnetory13 itema 1ks(
iter. .J. A. Hriock
11(on(1r 1C0I1 - - M\r. II. C. Smth 1
To the War .Iot hers andt lea t hers,
lley. J1. L. Mc1in
Sonig-"'Keep thle Hom1e4 lFiro4s ltrnring''
I lomte Sei'vice, M\liss ('arolyni ('tawley
Address - - - - hi. A. Cooper
Sng-"'God Save Our3 .\ien".
llenedi('cti - Rtev, M. L. Mullikitn
'The 1433 lionrloll of the villlage Is as
Frank A~damis, Itobert E. Al len, Luth
W\alter' liartnet t, 1L. E. Hean, Grovelr
llobo, Lewis Hlobo, Manley Hobo, Iluis
5(l1 Itolbo, N. F. Htowetn, Eulgene Hroek,
RI. (1yd1e ('hiIdrtess, 'T. lered Chtildress,
G. I. ('oats, 11. II. ('oats, .\l. C. Cox,
John Cr'eamier', .. P'. 'riw, Atlbe't Ed
Brtooks ["osteri, lien tltller,. Iltrt Ful
Ici', Jlohn Fuller, C'. K. Gar'rettI, Willie
Gaultney, Will Gregor'y, Sam 111l1,
D~entie Jones, Garver .Jones, Gerald
.Jones', I Ioward( King, Ma('k Lawter,
D)on Leopai'd, Eddwin Luteas.
Rtober't Mai'tln, Rleed Mairtin, .Jess
Meosseri, Lee Metz, Odell Morrlis, Josh
(Clatude Patton, Winslowv Patton, Jas.
0. Price, Waltet' Price, Niles Pulley,
1Roy Rlickman, Clai'ence Riddle, 10rn
est Rober'tsonl, J. D). Riodgers, Geo. Rol
lIns, Chias. 'T. Simpson, Clar'ence Spoon,
D~ennle Spoon, Clyde Taylor, Floyd
Taylor, Ray Taylor, C. K. Templetoni,
Olivet' Templeton, W. H. Ttumblin, H.
W. Ward, Claude Weathei's, John
Whtaley, Walter Whaley, Willie Willis,