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SHORTER WORKING DAY
FOR COTTON MILLS
Manufact u rers Association - Recom
mends Fifty-flye llour Day for AM
Cotton Mills in South Carolina.
Spartanburg, Feb. 27.-A schedule
of fifty-flvo hours of working time
per week for the cotton mills of South
Carolina. replacing the present sele
dulo of sixty hours per week, was re
coininiended in a resolution adopted
)y the South 'Carolinia Manufacturers
Assocition !in session here this after
nioon. 'iThe new seheuitle is to begin
oil 3ardth 17, and withot. doubt will
be put in to effect in virtualy all t he
mills of tle State onl that date.
Sevelity-five cottol miiill imeni at
tended ie imeetintg of tihe association,
prsetin flour anmd one half imillion
sindles, and learly all the cottoni
ills of tiel State. '('lT e ieeting of
the assojiation was held in the ball
r. oml of the ('levelhind hotel, and ad
jourtied at 7 o'clock, after which
lu1nchelon was served, and manity of tle
cotto n111 ill execlitives left for their
hoiles tonibgh t.
''he meeting was exectitive, but 'ic
for M. Montgomer'y, president of the
associ tion, of Spait anhurg, gave otit
a statement at the conclusion of the
meeting relative to the business as
Three imiportant recoiiendations
were made to the inembirs of the as
First--The adoption of a fifty-five
houri1 week; instead of the sixty 110111
Second--Tle re-employment of
every returned soldier aud sailor to his
Thilrd-Appropritson of $500 unso
licited, to aid in ftirthering the move
ment to reduce tle cotton acreage in
South Carolina, and for the stabiliza
tion of cotton prices.
The text of the resolution for the
fifty-five hour week reads as follo'ws:
"Resolved that this association re
Comlmen(s to the cotton mills of South
Carolina a schedule of fifty-five hours
pIer week, and not to exceed ten hours
in any oiie day, begining March 17.
The sixty-hour week has been inl ef
feet for about eleven years. The
change will cut nearly one lhour fr'om
each working day in the cotton mills.
No indication was given by the cotton1
mill men as to how this new plan will
affect the pay of the eniployers.
Colds Cause Grip and Influenza
LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE Tablets remove the
cause. There is only one "Bromo Quinine."
E. W. GROVE'S signature on box. 30c.
What will pl
Watch this Spa,
TO ROBBING VAULT
Into Vault of Richland Treasurer.
More Than $12,500 of Stolen Money
Columbia, Feb. 24.-Odell Thomp
son, negro Janitor at the Richland
county court house confessed late this
afternoon to robbing the vault in the
ofilce of the county treasurer here yes
terday when something like eighteen
or more tiousand dollars were stolen.
Thompson has been janitor at the
court house about tiwenty-five years.
lie says he was assisted by another
iegro helper. Ilen ry Park, Nho Is
also under arrest.
'lhe autIhorities immediately reeov
ered more than $12,500. Of tiis
amounat. $10,185 was Cound in pack
ages under the si eps of tle court
1house ieth $2,000 was found in
Iie baseienti of tle home of .1. Frost
Walke r, clerk of court of IIl1iland
couity where Thornpson lad placeud
it, 'I'lomiqpsoni also being janitor at
.llr. Walker's house.
Park has thus far not divulged
where he put hIs part of thc money.
After punchling a hole through .1
brick wall four feet in thickness, rob
bers gained entrance into the vault
of the treasurer's office at the Rich
land County court house some time
hei ween Saturday afternoon at seven
o'elock and saven o'clock this morn
ing and procured between fifteen and
eighteen thousand dollars in cash.
rTe brick vault is in the office and
how the robbers gained entrance or
made exit cannot be determined as
the one door to the officeo was locked
this morning and the iron barred
windows had not been tampered with.
The aperture through the %wall
ihroutgh which the robber erafwled
into the vault was slowly battered
with a heavy nail puller, made from
an old buggy axle. The hole tlius
drilled through the brick, mellow with
years. was nearly two feet square.
Ille manner in which the robbery
was executed would' indieate that the
party or parties were well acqualinte'
with the arrangement. of the packages
of money and interior structure of the
vault. The opening 'was driven
through tle wall at a place so as to
miss entirely any obstruct io onl the
itside. Also the robbers brought to
tile oflice In the equipment a fish pole,
with a loop oil the end, with which to
lra oilt the packages of hills which
were piled in Ihe vault. Tihe hills
were mttade up it %500 packages. anid
tlre were between thirty and forty
of these packages.
Lt the many Nea
pring Stock is 11
ease you most iu
Coat Suits, Co
lods Silks, Tri
:e Next- Week.
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I'ditor The Advertiser:
We congratulate you on your
promIpness to reach us every .week,
and we see no reasons why you should
be ashame to appear in any home, for
we bear witness that you are clean
and respectable and carry weekly iwell
illied columns to delight and help the
homes into which you go. You have a
good class of reporters.
We are glad to hope that Captain
Lee will soon be home. Doubtless he
will give us some of his trans-Atlan
Although we are on the Sparian
hurg side of the river, yet we are so
lea l aureis that we caln't lelp like
ing you m1uchI. Wllat a minstalke
Lairenis made inl refusilig to meet the
conlditiolns in the constriction of tile
Elnorco .Ialnu1factiuring plant. It
mitlgight have all heen ol the Laurens
side, aid would niow be a good source
of revenue for the county. We know
liaureis woulrl be proud of EInoree,
for IEnoree is not an ordinary place.
One of the finest manufacturing
plants in the state, well capitalized
with a wise manaiigemient; men of
large and liberal views, making rapid
and substantial Improvements, over
hauling the homes of the people, and
bringing them ill) to (late. IAist year
the company completed a school
plant at a cost of twenty-five or thirty
thousand dollars, modernly equipped,
and furnished iwith a care of teachers
second to none. A first class bank
with a first class business man at its
head, a good Drug store operated by
an eflicient pharmacist of your own
production. Our Merchants are men
of good business qualifications and in
tegrity. We have a splendid Church
(should have two). 'Every thing is or
derly and moving on without an
apparent friction. We have a fine
neighbor town (Lanford) two miles
out in l4imurens, but you 'won't give
Us any roads without plowing
through the mud at the risk of one's
life. Surely you don't want us to come
Whenl you tired and care worn peo
lle got hungry for mountain scenery
an(l recrealion, gather ill) a crowd
and come to the pictuiresque town
of Kinoree and enjoy with ()oc
tor Irby the romance of communing
with nature. We are not wanting in
pat riot ism, In tile chulrell is a beauti
ful "iHonor Roll" showing forty-two
ol forty-thiree nalelis: not Imi-aniy of
them have reached home yet. W
vGoods we ar
LOt complete we
y on Dispb
OF NIFTY H)
have a splendid Doctor here, but he
has to go over into Laurens and other
sections of the country to make u liv
If you want to know anything more
about Enoree, just indicate what it is
and we will .be glad to serve you.
Success to The Advertiser.
1Enoree, S. C.
MAY THROW JElWIN
INTO STRIKE TIitl0ES
Soviets Inform Assembly of Disap.
proval of Effort to Abolislh Work.
Berlin, Saturday, March I.-The next
48S hours are likely to determine wheth
er Greater Berlin is to be plunged in
to a general strike prinarily for po
litical motives. The Greater Berlin
soviots have adopted and telegrap)hed
to the assembly at Weimar a resolu
tion protesting against efforts to abol
ish the soldiers' and workmen's coun
cils and the general hostility encoun
tered by the revolution among the
state military and the municipal au
thorities. The resolution calls for the
soviets everywhere to fight for exist
ence. At the meeting the convocation
of a national soviet congress on March
IS was demanded.
That the political situation in Wel
mar is anything but reassuring is am
LOOK AT A CHILD'S
TONGUE WHEN CROSS,
FEVERISH AND SICK
Take no chatices! Move poisons from
liver and bowtls at once.
Mothers can rest easy after giving
"California Syrup of Figs" because in
a few hours all the clogged-up (waste,
sour bile and fermenting food gently
moves out of the bowels, and you have
a well, playful child again. Children
simply avill not take the time from
play to empty their bowels, and they
become tightly packed, liver gets slug
gish and stomach disordered.
Wht en cross, feverish, restless, scetf
tongue is coated, hen give this ell
Cious "fruit laxat e". Childr love
it, and it enn no cause I ry. No
difference what a is your ttle one
if full of cold, o a so hroat, diar
rhoca, stomach- lie ad breath, re
member, a gen1 e nside cleansing"
should always lie first treatment
given. Full D ections for babies,
children of all ages and grown-ups are
printed on each bottle.
lleware of counterfeit fig syrups.
Ask your druggist. for a bottle of "Cal
ifornia Syrup of Figs", then look care
fully and see that it is made by the
"California Fig Syrup Company." We
make no smaller size. Iland back
with cont empt any other fig syrul).
e now showing,
can offer for fc
ry as fast a
%TS ON SALE
is, s. C.
ply reflected in the editorial com- drift of the Majority Socialists toward
ments of the newspapers today #which the Left under pressure from the In
are stimulated by a significant con- dependents
munication in The Vorwaerts. This
newspaper -prints prom Inently and
frankly a warning to the Scheidemann
cabinet that unless they are able to HOLDERS OF
produce something better han nega
tive results they had -better withdrawB DS
unconditionally, leaving the -politicalI
wreck as a legacy to the 'bouilgeoise are advised to hold them. If you
parties." must sell, deal only with responsible
The Socialists are charged 1with hav bankers. We
ing grossly disappointed the hopes of Buy and Sell
the workers by neglect to enact even
the most elementary emergency legis- ERIY BONDS
lation bearing on promised social re- A ll
fo i'm S. Write us Yf inlterestedl.
'T'lhe Vossisehe Zeitung complains I
that Germalny is drifting towards a TRUS MPANY OF GEORGIA
heap of wr('ekagc while the speeches Capital and Surphis, $2,000,000
delivered at the Weimar assembly deal
with the interior decorations of a
house not yet built. ATLANTA, GA.
Otth lie unsaers commesent of t ther
No matter what you need in the
Jewelry line, Graphophone Re
cords, or your eyes fitted with
proper glasses, come to me. I
have been in Laurens ten years
and have made more friends and
satisfied customers than some peo
ple that ha e lived here a life
time. This have accomplished
by giving evFrybody aRsquare deal.
A word to sha wise is sufficient.
Laurens, S. C.
and h deoried
satoniercutortn soep -
pAerhatva elsvdhr ie
y ilind ryoy al Gooredeas
At wrd Boys' Sits sficn t
A t rrivals
Watch for our big adl next week,