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Vi~JLx xx>yv. LAURE3NS, SO~Jil CAROLINA, WE13INESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1919. UBR1
SURE MA [D
Reports Show Defection in
Adlequatie Protection will bec Givenl
. Miners; who Desire tol )(0111rn to
Work. First. Bireak Appears in
(anlk4s inl West. Irl-4in1 I11stict.
-Washington, Nov. 8.--Olicial \Wash
inutoln was firm in the bellef' tollight
Ithat the end of the *coal strike was
near. There was nothing definite or
tangible in the way of actual develop
Ients to Justify this hopeful View of
thie Sittition, blt evCrVywhere feelinlg
prevailed that influences were being
brought to .bar to have the strilker'
nulmbering iore than 400,000 to return
Confidential reports to the depart
m1lelt of Justice from its agents in thc
coal fields were said to show many
defections from the ranks of the strlk
-ers. Some of the reports said that
large numbers of idle minlers had de
clared they wanted to return to worli
but were afraid.
In this connection oflicials reiterat
ed that adeqluate protection would hi
givenl. There was no specifie state
1111t as, to how thlis Would be pro
'Vided, blit it was explained that trooil;
wvou1ld he available at the call of ain)
goven11111 who be-lievl it necessary t(
)r1e evV order or protect wvPrkers
Se'a! rvd reports. from the fields
re0 'h: into 1 stats,. showed t1
li1:-t b ak ill 1he rainlks of ol'ganliZ(<
labor ;n WetVirginia m116 Colorado
Advices to Washingtoll healtiulltIer
of the ope-rators said that al11 non1-11n
toll iiineS were.working to full capai
ty and turnling out considerably mor
(o0l than on S':urday. Some of ith
operators' reports sald that 11111011 me
had gone to Work inl noll-ulion mine1
and that there Was growing sen1tillen
that lihe mjenl thlemselves shtould hav
11a(1 tie right. to vote on the strike bE
fore it was orderc'd.
'I Thi- Information, to q large (ell
was ill lino with that rlc'et'd by (11
government, especially As to defe<
tionl. (11O11ial. said the strikers rea
Ized public selitillielt was again
01111, and some. labor leadet4s als
welr tlking Iis view.
Attorley General Tal1Ier, 1andlii
ihe mill en(d of tile governmllllent
case, Wont to l'ennsylvanlia fonligi
feelil, It Was said, 1h11 the cris
mlih hoer belefore Saturday, Ii du
onl whih h 111e temporary njn111.111t lonl 1'
str-ainling oflicers of thel miner's orga':
'izaltion" fromn activity was m1ade retuiri
abb'. .\ked w'.hat thl( governmetiv
* woulId (do lia' day, aln offieial said:
"V. will not 'ross tlIt bridge In
vl we Lget tok it."
horted any3wherle by depbartmnent
jusIti('e agents wats taken ats a gon
Sign1 .tha0t cond(1itilons were' hlopful at1
that 1he miner01s r'ealized it wats a lini
for' sober' judngmlent and actitoln. Se'
for' tollighlt ilnI 1 (0e01olfields and
wats thoulght here' that1 these mi110
have an'1 im01porlat hieain lg onl 1the gel
Wh 1 e it 11ad been1 Ilhe governmen1101
51trike 'Veal' Itself ouui, hlope (of settli:
it a~nl liagenrc's to wrk and1( son
1-r wa n. ot di sclosed.
TeSweepin1 fg power0ls of thl ~federt
cour t inljunfctionl ini ('lIting , ff' I
StikeI( benlefIs Is bing r i'd up I I
by3 t he governmlllent to binlg tile strlI
to a SpeedIy end1(.
T~ocal rep'lresentaitlves of tile lIt
Mfile Worlker's of Amerlea were no(
fledl today that ceeks to cover
penelsS fotr tile last hlalf of Oct oli
Of' tile (ourlt's order'.
Idlieness of tihe miner1s with1
fnd(1 av'a Ilabdle ror thieir supprlI
mal~kes It doub1) fiil if they enn hold <
for anly etended10( per'iod, accordninlg
1110 v'iew of men~f familiar with1 str
conditions111, rt Is ilargeiy beOcaulse
th Is fact that0 labor' Ieader' thoese
look for ealy3 lpeace In tile indutryl'
Three'C conicillator's of thle dlepar'tm
of 1l1b01, here from the coal flel
were' in conferece with officeials
the diepartmlent today an~d gaVe II
hland Iiformiation as to acttual conl
tions. They were Hlymol D~avis
LOCAL COi"l'ON 1 RA)ER
(m'41"1'1NA WIlRE It EP OlTiS
serlvice Provided forl by Local Market
ASSMorintion1 Finally Secured from
Announcement wis IIade yesteiay
by Farm l Demonstrator Moore that
tihe Commercial News Dispatch tele
giraphic service, or Now York Cotton
Exchanige reports, have at last been
seciI red for tle local (o'otto marketing
assOCiatioln alid are being dI-eie
very twenty inuitites dally to Mlr. C.
W. 'Wells, thle cottonl grader..\.
Mloore exprev(ssed himself as high'Aly I
pleased wiith this mu1itch rogi'wress at
1a,1ine0'd in the 'otton m1iarketi11 ng asso
ciition and said that it. should prove
very valuable to fartiners Who are hav
Ing oft-grade cottol. With fiis report,
the coton grader will i) alel to ad
vise the approvilmate price that, any
hale of cotOll should bring hough, of
course, lie cannot dictate as to what
price a- buyer must give.
Mir. Aloore hits issued thle fol'lowing
letter to the farmers of the county:
Now that weather coniditi ons are
making off-grade cottIon appear on the
market it is of tml lost im11portance
that fai'iers have their cotton graded
and sampled before offering it. for sale.
Farmers from any part. of Laurens
county can bring samples of their cot
ton and have it griided. In doing this
care should be taken to get a repre
seintative samplel) from bothIt' sides of
each bale. Many farmers of Laurens
Coluty arc r'aising cotoll of oltstal
-lg quality that is worth a premium;
over ordinary cottonl. .\lr. Wells is
i the man who will tell you if you hive
I suchl cot lon.
Anotherl 11iortant11 part of Ih ov- 1
- rnlmont entton gr'adinit work 1 tho
.xvd weklZhet it-b thev 1%'.S. Dv
Imrc ilet of' Agricul: tur shmwilg, the
m11arl't value ais comp'lared .withi mid
. dling- votion of all arades-. of* entfon.
.\lr. \ehls will he glad to ?urnish this
- information to an1y ftarm 'er at any
o 'very farmr ini TI Laurens county
0 now has tile opportunity to kiow ex
a etly what each bale of cotton he has
, foi sale is worth iefore offering it fo'
I Hale. And thl-i service is absolutely
IWINS RHIODE-S SCIIOLAltSillP.
e F. P. Mceowan, Jr., of this City, Sue.
ress.full Applicanut for Enlglish Schol.
Frank 1'. MeGowan, ir., son itIf ,1.
0 and Mirs. P. I'. Me(o~wen , of this ('y.
harus been awarded tile Rhodes scholar
shipi from this state to Ox-ford 'ii
Hterity, t'ngiam, according to anl an
t 11011OuIeit Iade by 11l'ofessor' Frank
Aydelotte, of It' .lassachusetts In
Ss kitut of Technology, A.-\ericaln see
retary to vte ilhodes trustees. The
naics of 63 Ameri'an no(nine's were
annOuIne aM (lhe samei timef these be
ing the first appoilitcd from the l'niit
(A States sin(e the war began . Ir.
.cGowan will enter Oxford ot lanA
Th le suiC.cessful aplic(ant from this
Slate is a gradutate of the lo('al high
1school and1( th lt'niivers'i'y o1'(f South I
dCa roli na. ie .was c'otmmissifmedl in
thle arimy last yeari afteri attendtin g the
otilet's' triaiiing school1 amal was sexy
linig at a triaiing camp wvhent the
arm'itHIice wasi1 Higniedl. AtI prt'osen t lie
is teaching in the Gr'eenbrier' Military
-Academy113 iln West Viriginia i.
1 ('hitmbelnr of ('4ommeri 'iCe' 4'et imii.
TI'he recuirt monitly meeit ing ofth
Cihaer' oif (ommluel'e is schedu(ltedi to
hie btekl next4S .\lonida y \'ven ing ini its~
Ilanik. lisliess of impilortance~'ii ('fcli
alnectioni with the proposed hbond is:meis
fltol' pubilic impriiovemient's is e'xpected
' to be briouighit up, 0o a l artge at tnd
~Iance is desirted.
ccl ,. Ilox Suipper.
Trhere will lie a box siupper' at the
lckory Tlaverni school hoiuse 01n i'ri
ay n11' ighlt, Nov'ember'i 7. Thei( publhIic
SCi ('ordial ly invited.
Iirt .t amiies liiireellI of K'~entuicky and Wi I
mit 111am1 iloger is of lowat.
to TIh~e f<tuestio 101of piossibile Ciii'rtilment11
ko of t rain serivice hats beeit left to re
oIf gilonal dIIirectors! for (leterm'~I inttin ai
'es Itthough riiailrtoad oilllis agreed t hat
. itinless t ho str'ike ila brough It to a quIck
li (!nd(, it may be necessai'y to i'edtuce
asariply both freight andl passeniger'
of servicee. T1hie rail road administratlon
rat is r'eadly to seize such coal as it needs,
dli- and tmove the rest to districts whete
jnd thte ltunnly is low.
IN SPALATO, WHERE
The famous Diceletian arches i
marines and bluejuickets landed to In
w.4d Mlestilent of lih!ny Seet I io
led it li Her m .m londa) L.-.' I4d to
.\lrs. Alice Iiarl: sdal l yrd, widow
if the late GI . . liyrd. of t1e li th
my seoi I the co; aly lear . Mls
rove mill, died at lii holme t heei
donlay.1 and 1he reminls wer hid (o
est 'Il sdzay Imlorning 0 1 1 o'clock
n lethany ieimtery, hi )astr, It)aso .
I. -F. .laeobA, of Clinton, conitt'ing
"ouriteenth C hapter of St. .Jlohn and
ie Twenty-Tird l'saln were taken
is th1o Scripture lesson and her six
nplews, as follows, acted as pall
bearers: Will and Earl Barksdale, of
SAparlanhurg .1. Allen and Downs Al
hert Barksdale, Elmllie ii(' Ilens (0id.
Iobert Roper, of LautreIR.
.Mirs. lyrd .was a sister of t he late
W. D. Barksdale anid Downs C. Barks
dale, of tis vity, both of whom lave
dIt elwhin le past few yeaIS. T .wo(
lIvIng brothers, Geo. C. and .loln A.
Sliarksdale, of (Greeinwood, ,;I vive i!r
ais (10 \wo Siters, .\Mrs. IHirly Frank;.
of this; coonty, and .\lrs. W. 1. N:ash.
of 11,an aesboro, Mliss. Four da.ughtr
also survive her, Mrs. IerberI .\larlin.
of the Trinity llidge section of Ihe
couniy, land .lisses (en:a, Loulio and
Shessie Hyrd. who live at [ tle hoene
.\lrs. Ilyrd was a vonse ra I ted Chris
lian womana, gre'atly beloved by all of
liei 11eghblors and friends.
Tnot Youn .1e oSf licko1ird Tlern ce
me.Later' lteleasced onI limIl.
Hariney G. Wasson and C. P. I olt,
t wo younjg wh ite men of th lii ek ory
TIavr V( ommunity ) 111 , w ere ar restted bcy
itral P'olieene (olumbusee Owvens andI
An edy lHoyd near I their hoes none,
berouight to Lauens wvhere thley were
lodged in Ilhe county .iiail on thle char
oif transpIotin wh:~ veiskey. Ahtom lw
gallIons ofl wvheisey were founinI tei
ci var da whinte arrtsl w~as miade. W\as
son wasi; Irie'd in t.hie ciereuit (eourt
here several yearsa gto and hias a acts
lien ded sentIen ce hianginug over him
for I hat offense.
I othI men were released Thuiirsday
a fternioon after hia viang aecitred beond
Wasson In the sum oef $1 ,eiie and lioll
In Ithe sum oi f $300i.
Statfe Sup lerintemieknt of EdneI(nt in te
Arrive in thei City Tloniglht to VIstl
State SulperitindentI of Iddunct iol
.1. 10. Swearingen wvillI arrive in Iloi
cIty tonight to visit several of Itie re
cent ly creected school blIIdingis in tiu
coumnty and to attend ain ener'tainmieni
and eduentilonal rally at I leickory Ta v
cirn school Friday night. Wh'il e her<
Mir. Sivearingen wIll vIsit t he Shiloh
Mol rna, ILisbon, Iineii (rove and othle
schools where new buIldings hay
heeni erected, lHe wi'll Ibe accomnpan
led on bla rounds by County Suplerln
tendenrt of IEducation 11. T. ilson.
YANKS WERE LANDED
t S.Ilato, Dtiitla, w ere Amrl ni
.ervene( between the Italls and Jtigo
KILL'D BY i,lVi WMIlI-.
.James L~eaman H1114,d at ('linton When-1
lie nones in ('oiinet wt itH t!,30
tinitni: Wat"r ' 1111 ah liep-larilll,
wAas altoost instalt ly killed whlen Ie
cate in contact with a 2.:"(11 volt live
% .irc niar the Orphanage inl CIin on
ysterlay. .\lr. L eaiani was-u worIking
On MnW of the poles whenl he( accidentl
ally tonehed the( wirc and14 inl at fw
mc1onts h1e was u nlCoIscious1. iis
.ody fell to another wire anid renained
su1spended in the air for ahouit lifteen
mintiles before his assislatils w verec
able to get him ldoAt. l'hysician.+ rash
ed to tlie sceito and tried to revi\ie him,
but thtit. (fforts weore of in avail
(Mr. 'alliaa was :i native of Cros
111il and has (our brot hers and fwI
. 0110, one o' wloi, \ir. .)ess 1.ea
man, is a etliployee of the Vineenl
Motor Car Company, of this city. lb
waM tiarled and had one small child
Th funeral services will he held al
I (ross IIlill this artternooni at :1:
SI'llS('I'TIONlS STILL. LA.\.
.3l(morial 111uim eos lowly. Only
One Thoulsiond of Seien Thlonsaiti
Italsed. len SibIiscriplios HIepolt e
from itural istricts.
Th11e fond being rai. in 1hih ctin
ty for the .\lemorial Btiblii 10 hi
(rect (El in honor of the dead soh liers
sailors and mnarines, grows slowly
(Chaliani Todhd i so far able to repor'
less than $1,It00 of the .$7,iii0 xpielt
Cd of' tht~i oty. Yest erday hie ask e
t hat a special effort he. made by coin
mitteemoen all overP ihe coanty in sI]
lteli'e.id iotn Ibiutl.
Sla'renice ( utninghm, ot.f W\atedoe,t
a cheek antd recturing mtoney on it
Ithle Il'ahltt o i Ianik, of th)1 ( it*. na
released onbond th latter 'art
the wee'rk aiftetr a hti:urn.: beor .\la,
i strate Wtrii. I':videnc agatim
llar'ity bet weeistli: huatil-writiting an
thte hiand-.wriiitn Ont the check. Stt
1(i(i0n was directed towarid himn, hiou
'etr, after lie had tbeent hbshing toot
motney thap~' eventhi hit ight lrie
Set to hIeformnatory.
llnyWidenetrt, a sniall negro bo,
w~as gIven a iwo-yeart settence to IlI
state r'eformatoryv by .ltdge .\emmia
getr Mlonday mlorinlg. 1''h e hoy wi
(cautght i.n thle act of tivyin g to pass i
I wo hiack saw~vs to pri soner' ts at t I
- cotunt y jaIl andil was caried liefoi
1 .ludge .\ommn tger tit a dispiosit Ion
,his case. I Ieni'y was qie a we
known fIgure aii 0umi4 tino I, havlin.g h
a face somewhat disfigured by dlsen!
- and at one t ime having beeni the puo
.. sessor of a goat. and waigoni whIch 1
onotnntly denon over- thn city utl'nn
LAFiEN' (U01'NTY Cl'ITZiN
.N AlIO AC(IDINT
Mr. Geo. 11. Boill, of the 'Trlinifty iRidle
sertionl, Accldidelly Stikes Nen%
herry Citizen with Fiatai Ulesult.
.\lr. George II. Hlolt, tile well known
farmer of the ,Trinity-Rlidge sectioni,
had an Iliforltunale experilice on the
wa to the ftittair last, Wednesday
Whetn his auiooobile Struck If. I'.
)otminick. of Newberry county. about
17 miles out of Colmbia, causiig the
death of the latter in a Coltuiiuhia ihos
pital the salte night. A coroner's .jury
sitting on Ihe case in Colimbia, exoni
(rat-ed 'Mir. iolt fromli blanm, ascribinog
.\li. Domiiick's death to ai "unavoid
able accideint". .r. 11oll. did all in his
powv(' lo iendrli aIf(d toe I 'ijiuted
man, Carrying him to Columbia in hii
OwnI Car* and revinainling near. him IIn
til his deathi, but all efforts in his be
half wer in valiu.
A,[full account of thet accident, 'If)
'alring in The State Thursday, was
Ilenry b. )oniniek. .11 years old,
prominen t farier living neal' Pros
perily, died last. night, at, the Columin
bla hospital fromi injuries received on
the NevwhiIy iroad ahout 17 niles
from Columbia. .\l-. lominick was
struck by a m1 otor car being driven by
. H. 1loIt of I au'ens couity as lie
stooped over in the road to pick up
a knife. 'lhe blow cau sed a f[raclure
of the skull.
.\lr. ikolt was on his way to lhe fair,
and .\lr. Domiinik, accom anid by hi:
wilf' and son, were eti ngill1' home01
from h fM air. Tlie I ni; por::
slopped by tlie roalsjii for wa,11 '. aid
\lr. Doin inick left. his imua-huin' to I ich.
ul' a knlifo. .\r. lkolt. \%as1 comin:,
dr Imu: iik ~ as hr skxwod o r en
"'troicr ';.-.ot was nor!(i'-d of iK
dth- of .r . lininile and : animrd
a1 .11ury to holdl an 11iplry at1 Il lul
last night. Tstiioiny wIs ai;' 1n auf
thle .iury retulrnevd a vritto ill' 4.1
feet 'that Ml. 1. I.omiik (m' i hi.
d 1nh hybeng ::!u : y :-n!Imm
bile driven by (;. II. I1oll throuigh a.
'.1ohn W. KIIIiht testified that h1
lived at Iauirens, S. C.. alnd left thia
ipoint yesterday at I o'clock with G
IL. Boll. When about 17 inles fron
Colbiida, oin the Newberry road h4
.Ightcd a car' that slopped on lie t'0ad
anid when about l I feet from the ca
a man left the mi 'achine aunl stepiw
over in the road. We were goinug aboc
21 miles or less an hour at the tiii
and tih ear rivlen by Mr. Dolt strue
\ll.. Domin ick. We ran abottii fe
andI( r1t11iuncd t) .o Ith poilt wvh re th
collision occurri d. We lrough \l
Domnikitlck Colubiin caried hu
lo he hu;pital. We did )ot lar \t
Dominiick .sjeak after he was hit 1
tlhe car. The -In was hining at (h
111)1' (d * ' 'li
S. 1). Sthokman said he ived t'Ir.
11111es frio Ilrosperity an(d was in Ii
I)ominick (a' goilg homie. The (.;I
was5 stoppedl 0n the road for watt
from a spring on thle side of the ron8
.\lri. Domiiniclk lefI thle ear and '
D omoinick said, "Yonder(I~ is a knifei
t he iroad.'" Thie wit ness said he sa
a cara coin g and1( sa id, "LI ook oti
thlie c omes a ca'." \ir. Domnin iek di
not1 seem to heair ther call. l 111)toop
o':er and1 was hit 1by thle mlov'ing- 01
chin le. I:ol l's ear was mcakin2 auhm
2(1 nhe: 51n hourI . 9
(Contlnued on Page Four.)
- and is niow owi d by ..\b('ars. I,
I cophlu nd 11.( W \. We'(i . f l-an
- acording11 to.lr.' 111.1 aF. 'Wrkan ISS
\l. I". atil .I' I". Worikmant from .\h
i' P. 1". l'yles at 1$80 ani aicre and was su
s'5ettinetly3 sol by them toi tih' pre
owner'is at $90) ati aere'. Th'le placi' eo
tains about 2ii.3 a(res and is a ye
pre'(tly farmn. It is ilideistloid thc
Miessrs. ('opelaind and( Woir wi'll to
to the place and farm oin it niext yera
.5 .it ni ( 'onflerecei'.
,e and .\l p. lU. ;'. hiabb are represen5e1ti
a' thei lFirst Alciblodist Churi('h alt
if mieetinog of the .\ethloidist C'onferen
Il being held itn Gr'eenwood this week,
e0 Meeting of~ W~edntesday3 ('Iltb.
s-- The Wednesday Club wvill meet II
me afternoon at fouri o'elock with M
s. .T. D. Wattsn
Will Not Agree to Lodge
TO SEN. LODGE
Aditinis.trat lion IA'uders Tell Sinaoir
t e t'a Th 1 %%it! Vote too ill
Itrny if a iajority of I le senate
ag.ires to ie Iot.e l(iitt'vaiols.
lIt 1(ss I hose rvs(.Ili!llsi, whlichl are
l10w bl ore thle il i ato eare subin it l
to .oaprise o. N i.- endminis, Sea
tios ileioc hand Pittoman said, the
tirca ty will not be ratified. 'They pilead
i:1 wIl Senator nodge to give the.lo an
<lay) tl li w' to kffer stititit il 1 t(5 i'
rattios to ave ioi vole b the senate
Ongral oifiha io Witilote reervations.
n Jio l I o t. a t . the ina lt, lioa s of it
political corom lliol lets give SOiiea
rights to thek indioi w'hoa saierl,elv
dealie ty wrintg btifi. Tihieytalioea of
the wira;y, Senator I lilicok ges.
a ' o'sor io eIvtie ob t11he oe natl
inyira.this iti y ith the rese ia
"at s no afo ti he t tu thod of a,
pliti. al h o rl s i ve s i
*lesh-et bri aout idiatietton ofti
in tI tr with te reserlor
iitions the mittiiih.Ioiv propol s aml
r y)r e..due tos o relie trvao
eI n12 feri" to say tA&t . h
arloiil o th e ( lioni te r y
tihttominoriy wouhd he riveneilv-.
0 ru it -:Il to olie r submilitme
il " hIu h fore the resoltllion of
to :, Ien w I V0o ii .1 n, ile ide -
ilt h. r 1l 1 i eats tne that
i lthion a'.. <ra (fioi by himt
"It toi ridlv too ne toary two-~
thiis lc he would permit. tihe ti
niority to substitli r . vations Io
tl ir likin: withoul- te consent or
approval of Iho majority, which is al
ratly plotigeol to support the resrof
tions of thet committee.
senalor l n o f tlhil" le irrecoicil
able opponents of. the, treaty, smiledl
broadl:: when the t-iuoratic leaders,
m Ii, therlt tileats to de ati le Ireatl:-.
it le said to o tr in the rotip of ti aty
".It Sounds too good t toi ruf."
SAlthughl it IhIA beneot generally
rin r lthal ThO administration rol
e lfwn' t o u 0 vo to rejecti thev trtitiy
beel %% t "bd ne Weti:e iodge
n la: ion Imad by
. Senatrsltl-ock and itmaliln were
the first . !i tiikno leen t hr
his w-old L.e thirJ1 coulrse . Thli
slaemetswere m einl the midst or
1 cros-;s lire of debat lo weiln Senato
I. tet and sentor htiitcheoek, Itheo
i rival leIaders, mv I. it proposilionV Sub
,rwitteb te foritra ial vot otiheothe
t.yo lthg raliento rtesoluttions of No-e
ti \Ven I milt stt lght haee that. rf
-lii'tchentotk oftat ife in Is herid.
Ce(( itn ei woulpill tinrit y heof tan
senppteinil the rsente altenaivy
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