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TO GRANT PENSION
Merlin Correspondent Thinks V, S.
l .N .MoYcmmciil .should Provide
Pension for Mr. Stone's Kurl My.
Igdilor Tlio Advertiser:
In a rocoul Issue of a counly paper
n statement Is made thai Uio "Slate"
nowspaper has closed and rounded
up its campaign for tho rund of the
widow <>f the dutiful, brave ollicer who
lost his life in the disc hai r,.' of his
duty. The statement weill on lo give
amount railed, and added lhai it was
hoped thai the amount would be nur
Helen! to clear up the mortgage on Ihe
widow's home. There is nothing
wrong about this; on the other hand,
il is very commendable, lint is there
not somothlng oiso? This widow ami
small Children will have to live, and
was not the mainspring removed, in
fidelity, as it proved, io not only the
people of Laurens and Ihe Slate c;!
South Carolina, hut to the whole Fulled
Stale s? Are nol such men as ihe one
whom ollicer Stone placed his hand;
Upon a menace to the group of States
at largo? We gather fuels from lime
to time to show that his field of op
erations included several different
States North as well as South, ami
hol only private corporations were }<;
the path of his pluuderiiigs, hut na
tional corporations also.
This being ihe case with all such
successful characters, robbing post
ollioes and mail trains heilig as muc h
their objects c:f attach as anything
cdse. they IUOV0 tlhOUl more lUyslcl'i
oiisly and promiscuously than the
sleuth and lenve destruction and of
ten dentil in their path*
The Culled states government makes
sp< cinl efforts to apprehend and pro -
OCUto suc h, which Is right. Now the
point we want lo make Is, Ihe l ulled
Stales government has used means to
purposes no more worthy' lluin thai of
caring for widows and orphans of of
floors killed in apprehending ami
bringing to justice such outlaws lo
national as well as Slate and private
The national government could well
afford to pension the widow of (his
bravo man. and we freely as.
should do so. Ollicer MeOullle II.
Stone on his round of duty in Ihe
small, dark, cold, dead hours of night,
in a di mal f|liarler, elicoiiut red a
suspicious character, whom he pro
ceeded to ac.ost and til'fcat, lind was
Shot to his death by what proved lohe
oiio of ihe most daring, determined,
desperate, v. ell filled oui law s that CVi r
roamed. II Is I rue he did nol know
who he was crossing, but he was cur
rying out hi;; duly just ihe same; and
he Was killed and taken I'rolll a wife
of lender years and small ? .:i1 Iren,
who have lo bailie Ihe war of life
alone, uldiushuiidcd and ami un
Thi ; is ii very sad spectacle in life's
drama. The days of war hi'c past,
hut we ;iiil have some real heroes.
Those two odlcers are among Ihem.
I lonor io i hem.
W. M. Nnsiii
Merna, s. c.
Ap. il .'5rd, Iftrttl,
(The sentiments expressed in Ihe
above communication are indeed ol
high ami praiseworthy nature, deserv
ing Ihe attention of ail our reelers.
It is a fa' l that Ihe Dlllled Slates gov
ern iu.i ill does not provide a pension
lor Lie family of a dec-eased ofllCCI*.
who is. killed in the discharge of his
duly; this, in spile of ihe fact Hint ii
does offer rewards for Ihe capture
(alive) id' criminals, such ns Ihe one
kilbd in Laurens on January ::<\h.
It is Jtml as easy to liny kind words
as the oi her kind and I ley pay h i
So Due- C.ilarih. Croup, Ifiij I'ever
Ilyoincl i:; a confidence creator, The
ftrsl lime you breathe in (Ills powerful
yet sue thing, antiseptic air. you will
know Hint it has marvelous curative
virtues. There Is nothing disagree
able about llyoiuei. 11 is a very
pleasant and prompt remedy for on
larrli, colds, asthma, croup, bronchitis
If your head is so stuffed with mu
cous thai >oii cannot breathe a parti
clo of sir through your nostrils. Ilyo
mol will open them up and give I'C
lief in live minutes.
Why will sensible people suffer
longer, why will they wllCOZO and
hawk and spit and smother, when llio
Laurens Drug Company will guaran
tee llyomel lo cure 01 money luck.
$1.00 is all the Laurens lire, Compa
ny asks for a Complete on!hi.
? I have used llyomel for buy fever,
find can pi'OllOUilce ii the In : i relief
lor this trouble that I ever tried or
heard of. I have had tills Umlud)
lor vein- , ami have (loctoled and used
many remedies, but llyomel I? far
ahead of any of ihe others, ami linn
my hearty oildOrsemonl." Mrs. M.
S. Martin. CnssopoliS, Mich.
it rcdiovca stomach misery, sour stonv
in h. i-e'.c bin;',ami cures all stomach ills
i i or inoiioy back. Largo box of tab
lots CO cents! Druggists in all towns.
Summer is fust approaching and
dorks tire beginning la think
alum I ?iirly cloning. Hut ihoy tire
not tin- only ones who linvo consul
erod the mutter; we tiro sure the pro
prietors huvo thought of ii too; und
tho public generally, being deeply
concerned, have "foil" for the clerks
and desire tin in an early release.
Why not fellow the example of last
year and c|os< the stores at t; o'clock,
beginning May ltd? It is no use to
wall until June; do it now. Lei tho
tigi'cctueul lie signed up at once, and
lei all the merchants come together
<;n the subject.
Tho young base ball Ists of Iho city
tiro very desirous of getting up a
good team ?!*ii-iii^- the Bummer. Ii
is tholr desire lo properly equip tho
learn, nn. 11 i * -11 is practically organ izod,
tiiid play like teams from neighboring
towns, and Iho various mill teams
that have been organized, It is a
good thini',: clean baseball is as line
a sport as the he:.I. ami the yoilllg
men or Laurens ! Iiould he encouraged
in tholr efforts. What they need is
money; hence, when any of them ap
pronch you, good citizen, do tho best
> on (?:, ii.
Snine days ug<i Iho Iteportor heard
n man remark: I wish I had taken
some . tock ia ihe Laurens Trust Co.;
it is gniug koiik; those days." Thai
sounds mighty good; we are always
Khnl io bear <?i the success of any of
iiar public enterprises. Speaking
of good things, the public may be re
minded that a new Itllildillg and Loan
series has been opened by Secretary
C. II. Ilopcr, of the Home Duildlng
ami Loan association.
Laurens county should give $20(1
io the monument fund; there's no
question about thai. (Slatico over
Ihe list on auolher imgo and if your
name Is not there, contribute at once.
\nd why not some hustling fellow at
the s< veral towns in the county get
mil and gel t lie subscript ions; there's
Cross Hill, Clinton, Waterloo. Gray
Court, Orn. Litnford, Owlngs, and the
rest of them. Send in a good list and
Ihe Advertiser will publish every
Mem before forwarding to Tho Slate.
The $100 mark should he reached
by nest week.
THE SLEEPING SICKNESS
WHICH MEANS DEATH
How many readers have beard of this ]
tcrriblo disease? It prevails in that
far-away country?Africa?e. i>eciaily
Hi ' Congo district. It Is caused by
tin: hit.- of the tsetse fly. When U .
blies a person, the sleeping symptoms
begin ami dually tho sufferer sleeps
until death on-tira.
Contiast tliis with tho peaceful,
balmy sleep of health. Is there any
thing more, wearing than to lie awako
i;t night, tossing about, nervous, with
cold feet, hot head and mercy knows
w!.at else? Short of letting the tr,ot?a
fly bito us we would do almost any
thing for relief. How can wo pre
vent it? Mr. (Jeorgo Hayes, of
Union City. Pa., writes: "I bad lost
my appetite, was all run-down, could
not sleep nights, I had tried every
thing without relief. Vlnol was roc
c ii ended, and to my eurprlso, It
helped me at once; gave me n splendid
appetite, and now I sleep soundly."
What Vlnol did for Mr, Hayes.lt will
do for every run-down, nervous and
overworked person who cannot Bleep
V1NOL Is sohl in Laurens by The
I, ,t :.l.\s DKL'? COMPANY.
CHARLESTON AND WESTERN CARO
Vrrivnl ami Departure of Trains, [.aureus,
KKPKGT1VK JUNK If.. 1008.
N'm. I, Leave Augusta.10:10 a in
No. 1. Leave Laurens. 2:32 pm
\'i>. i. Arrive S pari an burg"., 4:05 pm
No. Leave Greenwood.... 6:50 am
Nu. 6, Leave Laurens. 7:66 a tn
No. 6. Arrive Sparenburg*., 9.30 a m
No. 63. Leave Greenville.12:20 p m
No, 651, Arrive Laurens. 1:45 pm
N'o.'mI. Leavo Greenville .
No.*80. Arrive Laurens...
sot in ROUND.
No. 2, Leave Spartanburg
No. 2, Leave Laurens.
No. 2. Arrive Augusta. . ..
No. f), Leave Sparlanburg
No. (5. Leave Laurens.
No, <*>. Arrive Greenwood .
No.*87. Leave Laurens. 8:10 am
No.*87. \rrive Grconvillo.., ,10:20 a m
No. :VJ. Leave Lauren:;. 2:35 p m
No. 52. Arrive Grconvillo .... 4:00 j> hi
Trains '80 and '87 daily except Sunday.
Tri-weekly through Pullman Parlor
Car service "between Augusta and Asho
villc on trains Noa. 1 and 2; North
hound.Tut .days, Sat unlays; Southbound
Monday i, Wednesdays and Fridays.
c. 11. GASQUE, Agent,
Laurens, S. C.
G. T. UKVAN. Gen. A?t.,
tireeiiville, S. G,
A. W. ANDERSON, Gon. Hupt.
RUNKST WILLIAMS. G.P.A.,
Or. King's IM?w Life Pills
Tho best in tho world.
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What is learned in the
cradle laststill the grave
Cultivate the saving habit in your children
by opening a saving account in their name,
Teach them to save their pennies a child's
pennies arc a man's dollars.
A dollar or more starts an account and
cams .j per cent, interest coin pound quarterly.
We furnish you a neat little home bank
Laurens, S. C.
The Little Things Count
Saving a few cents on every purchase will
amount to a great deal in a years time. You can
you can save from 1 to 10 cents on every purchase
you make of
LAURNES WHOLESALE GROCERY CO.
Real Estate Offerings
150 an cs laud, one half mile rd' Dial
church, with a handsome dwelling, !!
tenant houses ami good outbuildings.
Come quick if you want this jducc.
Price $50 per acre.
r.L' acres <>r land Jusi outside of ihe
corporate limits of Ihe town of Cray
Court, with one tenant house. Price
$.">n per acre.
TWO acre |Ol ill the town of C.iav
Court, with 7 room dwelling, nicel)
located. Price $2 ?"'<?".
One business lot, 00 feel front, ir.n
feet deep, in town of tlray Court.
One lot at Watts Mills, 250 feel frolll
by To feet deep, i room cotluge and
out buildings, I'rice $l.ouO.
One lot at Watts Mill:
acres. I'rice $250.
aens of land mar I'.rionlott
One lot si Laurens Mills, with well
and ~ bril l; (diimneys. dice $350.
S:i acres of laud in one mile of the
town of (5r:ij Court, w ith two dwell-j
Inga. i'rice $iu per acre.
52 acre.: of laud in town of Gray
Court. dwelling and out buildings
Price $.ri0 per aero.
IMS acres. I,; land near Imbun Creek
church, ii room dwelling, three tenant
houses. Price ;,u per aero.
-II acres of laud in Hunter town
ship, houudi ?I by lands of Itufus Dun.
hip, UchcCctl Christian and (ieo. Craw
rord: L' four room collages, good out
hiiiidiii! . I'm ' bottom lauds, well tim
bered; 110 acres in cultivation, Only
$20 per acre.
no acres in Dial township, bounded
bj lands oi I 'Ink Heliums, Ludy Holt
lid It. i'. \\ alltim?. I riee $1,300*.
Ins a: ri .; of land in (Sreeliviliu coun
ty. Puller township, hounded by lands
i Mary Snow, ami Taylor and Crclgh
church, hounded by lands of W. P. i,,M place; known ns Ihe Thomas Hen
Harris and .Ino. Illirdelte. Seven ,,, j,,, . on Knorec river; six room
room dwelling. 2 tenant house! . rood ,|we|ling, > good i--ii.nn houses ami
barn ami out buildings. Price $20 store building. I 'i Ice $ 15,000.00.
II"' ie res of land Dial's township,
One -I room collage, wllli hall and known ns tho old Wham's homestead,
2 porches, on Carllnglon uvehue. wilh dwelling and out-buildlngs. I'rice
Price .< I. I ".<?. $27.50 pi r acre.
110 acres of land hounded by 200 acres of html one mile of Dial's
Will Martin and Oarrett laud ;, seven church; 5 tenant houses $30 per acre,
loom dwelling, 2 tenant bouse ;, good Terms made eusv.
barn and out buildings. Price $2'
140 acres bounded by lands of Y
c. Heliums ami Mitchell Owens, in ?'?
miles of Laurens; J dwellings ami
oui buildings, i'rice per acre,
I I I ace s bounded by lands of Jeff
Davis and Herbert Marlin; 11 el ten
niil houses, and good barn. Price
$50 per acre.
7 lots suitable f< r building purposes,
in the town id' Simpson ville; prices
127 acres land in ,' illivan township,
'.i room dwelling, good mil buildings, J
totian' house. Price .-;.;o por acre.
Iii? acres land :". miles (Jrfty Court,
bounded by land...,f.|. II. Godfrey, John
A rmsl roil}; and others. I'rice$1 ,Gf?0.00.
?10 acres land hoar OwlrtgH Million 2110 acres l.ni.l. Waterloo township,
bounded by laud ol John .lone- ami hounded l?V lands of estnte of \V. T.
T. Hrnmlell with dwelling and mil Smith, ,1. \i. Anderson und Saluda riv
buildillgs price $:t?.O0 per acre. price $2,500.00.
100 acres land near l.auford Slat- |(K) acres of land ill YotlUgS township,
ion hounded by lands oi Dutt Patter- n room dwelling, two tenant houses,
son, James Patcrsoii and others Willi (rood barn. Price $2.250,
dwelling and '?'< Tenant houses Price
$35.00 per acre. 255 acres of land in Waterloo town
ship, known ns the John Y. Boyd place
Ln? acres land m ar the Incorporated with dwelling and out-buildings. Price
limits of the Town of Fountain Inn 81,700,
bounded by lands of Itobt. Taylor, t.
M, Nelson, Jim Adams and olliers; 517 acres land I mile.- of Laurens,
dwellings and out buildings. Price bounded by lands Mrs. Burgess, Hob
*7.'..no per acre. Urown, Jno, Madden and others; 6 ten
ant houses; 7 horse farm in cultivation.
Cfi acres of land, with dwelling, good Will be cut into lots of 1"" acre.; each,
barn and out-buildings, near OwlUgS. Price $20 per aero.
Price $3,500; terms made easy. . , , , , . ,
810 licrcs in I ?nurons township, bound
100 acres Of Luid, with five room od by landn of W. A. Mills, W. A.
dwelling. 3-room tenant home. good Simp on l.wty Mills and others, nice
out buildings, near Hickory Tavern, dwellings, well supplied with tenant
Sullivan township, Price $15.00 per houses. 'I his farm will be divided into
ncro. ;'??i acre lots if so desired, ranging in
price from $25" to $f>0 per acre or will
3V6 acres of land In town of Lan- sell tho whole for $32,000.00
ford, with live room dwelling. Price
69 acres of land in town of Lanford, others; has rood ,JV
th tenant hous, tit $50.00 per acre. ihgfl. I rice ?1^3tM).
31 ItCrCH land bounded by land., of V.'.
R. C|.k, Jno. Smith. I), Woods and
Ming and out build
J. N. Leak
Real Estate, Stocks and Bonds, Gray Court, S. C.
1 Bad Blood?WeaR Nerves |
MjJ It" you arc weak and nervous you can J-K
w depend on it your blood is out of order, Mr
jjjjj ^That's nothing unusual at this time of the j$|
W year, but there is no reason why you Si
JjJjJ should tolerate that condition a day. Jjj
\f/ There's no need to when VV
yiy gives the very aid needed and quickly
V1/ lakes effect. Pleasant to take and is not
Large Dot lie $l.oo
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gl lure, pliable to the needle and will bear washing,
^ The new process in the finish <?| . hi n?? lit tin- ^
^ finer grades of the flceev Slap] milked prominence
;111i<>111? tin M mill icttiivi ' hows
?? no handsome Coloring - ;il ;i inml ? i. . ??
^ After the lapse of years Ci ink] Cloth ] it's
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1^ stock here represent sp< heei joinch Jjji
^ I nion Lawn up through the I'm i in ill linen
^ Im?ailing Linen, Linen Sin Ihe ?
light weight fot W.-iistint*-. l-'laxon, Cloth on <tf
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