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LAUREN'S, S. C, JUNE 2, 1909.
OO.NMl' AMI SLA MM!It.
"At Bvory Kip 11 Reputation Dies"
Is the subject of a picture thai doubt
less all of US have seen: it shows. ?>
group of women at a ten party, en
gngi (I in delectable gossip. "And Sa
tan Cane' Too" Is the inscription be
uegth another very striking picture;
here, upon close inspection, is found
a group of women, When viewed
from a little distance this picture Is
an > xcollent likeness of his sntanii
majesty, commonly known as the
devil. In other words, it Is the devil
when a crowd of women gel together
lind gossip. What it is when men
engage In thai business, we cannot
say: no pictures are painted of male
However, 'he i'acl that the artists
have allow- "i m -a to go iinpalnted,
in this unh.v -l> garb, does not estab
lish ihoir Innoceneo. Men gossip only
less thail women. It is a known faci
thai won on uro less charitable to
'm il- kin I Hu a men are to lUCII or
even to. women. .tust why this
should he trim, wo know not, but it i--.
woim 11 wii'.i a hatred unknown to
This business of gossip, ati 1 Wo call
it "buslnoHs" advisedly because some
|i 11 do in the world In vo no other < -
cttpatlon and Iho de h e of iholr
hearts is "keep a thing going",
wrecks mi. ? lives than \vo tliiiik for,
and s mils more -o-.iis to perdition than
Mr . A. fells how jior neighbor, Mrs.
B., a little secret about Mrs. f.. al
together harmless in itself, ami some
thing which is by no means hurtful to
Mrs. ("s. reputation. But Mrs. B's.
neighbor calls to see in-;- one bright
beautiful day. Mrs. who wishes
to be "a good entertainer" repeats this
s. crei: desiring further to "impart
Mime real m-\\s." she greatly exagger
ates the story, gives color to it in
plain words, she makes a falsehood
out of a truth, just to be Interesting;
for, mnyb'e, she tells the story without
entertaining I ho slightest malice to
ward Mrs, 0. Biit, Mrs. its. neigh
bor ,o"s and tolls her "intimate
friend." Mrs. |), nil about 11 -and
more '00. Thus addCd to, the "little
secret'- goes the rounds until it be
comes a innlic.nus untruth. Mean
time, Mrs. (.', \* suffering unjust con
demnation because of this bit of ,?os
slp. AI each passing thai "little
secret" takes an aided color, and 1)0
conn - more and more malicious
Stavt a storj afloat In?not Bniirens,
say Newberry, today and by night it
could not recognize itself.
Oo dp -unintentional slander i.
a mighty force In destroying reptita
t i< :-. but slander. Slmotl pure slan
der, ' ear.- the very odors of the netltor
world, its birthplace. Some time ago,
in .1 far away city we heard this re
mark: "You had bettor keep on the
good side ot Mrs. U ; gel her ngalnst
you and you'll novor rest in pence",
meaning thai Mrs. it. would "proceed
to turn ail the nolghbors ngalnsi you.
Think of it! To in- known as the
leading slanderer and scniidal-iiiongor
of J'OUr town! Honorable distinction!
A slanderer Is one Who, With malicious
!. rethought, Inspired of the devil, de*
libcrately fahdllea regarding any
person or persons, with the purpose
of blasting Ills or their reputation.
We recall son:" vivid W?t'dS of Lord
Byron. hcarim; on this stibj ICt. Here
I bey are:
"Tue Devil he iit 0:1 the London
And he round his work wi-ll done.
Por it ran so rod from the slander
That blushed like tie- waves of hell!
Then loudly ami Wildly ami l?llg
'Methlnks they have here little need
of nie.' "
And attain wo are reminded ofsomc
words by that eccentric yet great
poet. They are:
"I lave heard hyenas and jackals
In the ruins of Asia. Albanian WOlve:
and angry Mussnlriiansl Theirs 1.
sweet music beside the purr of Bug
land's scandal mongers."
Can anything be worse than for on<
to tell a deliberate falsehood about '
neighbor, thereby blasting his or her
reputation? Some one has said: "I'd
rather be guilty of stealing than of
? bearing raise witness against any one;
' for, I could return the stolen artiole.
and in a measure at least make
amends for my wrong; hot I could
never restore a good name that I
OIIC0 had ruined."* Ves, a spoken
wold call never he recalled' it sinks
into the mind of a hearer and beKlus
at OUCe to bear fruit.
And here is the though! we would
stress: a slanderous Btory, once told,
lives forever. Possibly if some of
our ' dear women" or "good brothers"
Could grasp the Idea thai just one un
truth told about another, may live in
a million lives and work destruction
therein, there would in- a closer guard
exercised over tlio tongue. liven
though the perpetrator of the false
hood die. that wrong is still living,
accumulating punishment for its au
thor. A word Is a living thing; it i.>
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The other day. a New York man
yawned his Juw out of place while
reading, lie certainly could not have
be.n reading the editorial page of
The News and Courier.
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Many a man marries whal lie thinks
is Iiis ideal, but later finds It's his or
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"Marriage is like a base hall game."
says an exchange. Ves, sometimes an
errorless game, without even balks or
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Ves, marriage Is llko a base ball
game?each side has an inning.
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Brother Wallace of the Newberry
Observer says that "Editor Honey has
to lay in Iiis supply of tinarels on
Saturday now" because of the blue
laws in I.aureus. Think what vile
things those Newberrj olgareto must
be with only one "t" in them.
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Tiie newspapers have been vexed
with the question of "Whal is whis
key?" Here's one we picked up some
time ago: "Whiskey is rouble put
up in limtld form."
to 'he young school la y's life.
'i here fire a nutnl ( f I'nlted states
senators who will have Hinte tliillculty
ia explaining u> their constituents
Me Ir vote <-;i the larlfl hill.
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"He was boughl b>* the republi
cans." sit id a StiUUtch ilehioc ratio sen
ator. son;1 year's a-;.<. In speaking of
a South Carolina senator wi.o had
T! e couhty board il cm'tuhtlco have
taken tonto very cletei*r.ilric,d e.tiSpd in
the school mat.. :.-. Of .. ? coilhty. Al
ready, sitice the nnnouiu'er.teni in Tin
Advertiser |.?.-t Week that trust"os
would hereafter be appointed, there
has been considerable stir. Rdiioa
tlonal ma?ers have been enlivened,
the people tire thinking and the board
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By all m ans take '-. M off; and any
thing else ?'. til can bo dispensed with
Already the F.pisco;ud!ans are tak
ing advantage of the recent decision
of the dldseesan council that Women
shall be allowed t ? v.?: ? in church
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a newspaper headline asks, "whal
Is behind Cannon?" We answer:
powder behind, and consternation in
Resolution* of Ke.sppet.
Whereas, it has pleased our heaven
ly Rather in his divine providence to
call from earth to heaven the bolovod
wife of our brother U v.*. Champion,
Now. therefore, be Ii resolved by
the members of Calhoiui Lodge, No.
17. I. o. O. F.. at Lam ens, s. C:
First. That we. as members of this
order, bow, \v humble submission to
the will of ii/ni who do,-ili all things
well, and deeply sympathize with our
said brother in his t?evere loss and
great affliction, and extend to him
our sincere condolences,
Second. That n copy of this pream
ble and resolution be iprnnd upon the
Minute hook of our order, and a Copy
thoreof bo ?"iit under the ?etil of thin
Lodge to our alttlci d hrothi r.
W, c. Burton.
It. s. TempietOu,
11. .1. Fraltk?,
We Ask You
to take Cardul, for your female
troubles, because we are sure it
will help you. Remember that
tliis great female remedy?
has brought relief to thousands of
other sick women, so why not to
you ? For headache, backache,
periodical pains, female weak
ness, many have said it is "the
best medicine to take." Try It 1
Sold in This City P3
I II HIM MIHI?.Mil II III? I ?I
Have you bought an Refrig
erator, Water Cooler or a Ice
Cream Freezer yet? It not be
sure to see our line of Alaska
Refrigerators in different sizes
and so constructed that one
will be a saving to you in the
amount of ice one will con
sume. Freezer with the triple
motion which causes them to
freeze faster and use less ice.
The best line of W ater Coolers all made of *
the best quality of material in different sizes. ^
This is the best line of Refrigerators, Freezers J
and Water Coolers that you will find any J
-V where to select from and at prices that will be money saved for you.
."Not ico of Sah?.
Slate of .Smith Carolina,
('"?limy of Laurens.
IJy virtue of a resolution pnsscd by
a meeting of tin* stockholders of the
[/aureus Furniture Factory, bold at
Luttri ns, S. ('.. on the Jist day of May. i
luOa, at which a large majority of the
stock was present and voted: 1 will
sell to the highest bidder, at Laurens
C. II., s. c. on the 2-lth day of June,
1009, between the hours of twelve and
two o'clock,Itho entire properly, both
real and jiensonnl, consisting of Lands
upon whieJt/factory is built, also ma
chinery complete for manufacturing,
ilso raw material for manufacturing
purposes, also stock Of manufactured
goods not Including bills receivable
due said corporation: provided said
price offered shall be Twenty-Five
Thousand Dollars or more, but no bid
shall bO accepted less than Twenty
Five Thousand Dollars.
Terms of Sale (hie half ("ash. bal
ance In two equal Installments due
Six and Twelve months from day of
sale, with Interest at Right per cent.;
per annual on deferred payments,
which payments shall be secured by
n mortgage of the property sold.
Pure baser to pay for papers.
s. M. wn.KF.s Prcn't I
Laurens Furniture Factory.
Laurens C. IL, S. C.
May 2.".. 1 ill
State of Ohio, City of Toledo.
Frank .1, Cheney makes oath thai
he Is senior partner of the llrm of
F. .1. Cheney &? Co.. dollig business Inj
the city of Toledo, county and state
aforesaid, and that said firm will pay
the sum of ONE HUNDRED DOL
LARS for each and every case of
catarrh that cannot be cured by the
use of Hail s Catarrh Cur?'.
Frank J, Cheney.
Sworn to before me and subscribed
in my presence, this 6th day ot De
cember, A. D. l^o;.
a. w. 0 lea son.
t Seal i Notary Public.
Hall's Catarrh Care Is taken inter
nally, ami acts directly on the blood
ami mucous surfaces of the system.
Send for testimonials free.
F. I. Cheney & Co.. Toledo, O.
Sold by all druggists, 7">c.
Take Hall s Family Fills lor con
st i pat ion.
Why bs it a woman can't use a bor
rowed umbrella (especially from a
main without breaking ?? if she
doesn't gel it broken she is sure to get
it muddy or out of (ix in some way.
If she would only mention tiie matter
it would not be SO bad.
Stung foi' hi Vears
by Indigestion's pangs trying many
doctors and $20t).00 worth of medicine
in vain lb F. Ayseuo, of (ngloslde,
X. ('.. at last used Dr. King's New
Life Fills, and wfltes they wholly
cured him. They cure constipation,
biliousness, sick headache, Rtonuvch,
liver, kidney and bowel troubles,
'..'.'.c. at Laurens Drug Co. and Fal
lUOttO Di u? Co.
We never could understand why I
some people borrow things and never
return Ihom, Do they really forgei
to return the borrowed articles so
often Or is U only a dishonest habit
they have fallen into? It is very
disagreeable ami annoying anyway
you take it.
SHAKE INTO YOUR SHOES
Allen'? r*oot-Ka?e, a powdrr. It cures palnfnl,
HinnrtiiiK. norvou* fret ami Ingrowing natl?, and he
?ttantly tiiKcutli" Btlngfontof corn* anil bimiona. It'i
iho jfreatoitt comfrttl dlacovery of the Me. ,\ . ? ?
"oot-Kai?o make* li^lit or new idioen. ?eelea?y. It it
? certain furo for aweittlni;, Caltont, swollen, tired,
arhlnir feet. Try it to-day. Sold by all ? ?..??
and Slioo Stores. Ily mail for 86C< in lUmpS,
P'.n'f accept Snjf tubitttuU, Trial pifkage t'KKK.
Address Allcu ?. Olmsted, U Koy, N. Y.
I OUR SPECIAL NOTICES.
New Homes for Kent $10.00 per
Mouth- Three n sw five room cottages,
just built; city water furnished tree
in each bouse; pice, large rooms; I
lire places in euch.? These cottages
are handy to public square, churches
and now graded school building. 1
also have on same lot. four rooms In
the Poster Simpson residence for rent,
adjoining the Red Iron Hacket. Call
and see. L. B. Hums, at Red Iron
Racket. Will rent or sell. 12-1 f
Reward -Five Hundred Dollars Re
ward is offered by the citizens of Gray
Court for the arrest and conviction of
the person who bet tiro to the stores
of Willis & Curry, 0. E. Moore, and
R. L, Cray, on the night of May 13th,
1!)0!1. .1. N. Leak. Intendant. 42-tf
Corn Mill The Kurekn Foundry and
Supply Co. has Installed an up-to
date grist mill and is ready to serve
the public. Krim; us all your grind
ing; give us a trial. Kureka Foun
dry & Supply Co.. Laurens, s. c. 38tf
Wanted White girls to learn a
good business and ' earn ?!h">0.00 to
$?".no yearly. The work is easy.
factory is well ventilated, and board
can be procured for $2.50 a week,
good home. Sehlen berg & Company.
Cigar Factory, tlreonvlllo, s. c.
Wonted Wide awake man with
horse and wagon. (loot) money for
AI. man. Writ" a1 OtlCe, Mt. View
Ice Qrennt Co., Knsley, s. c. 44-2t
.Notice Miss Bealy's Art Class will
meet during the morning hours from
now till further notice. Others de
siring instruction will please see her
at once for terms. 413 Sullivan
Do You Pay
Cash For Your
If you do, you should
trade at a cash store.
Next time yotl are buy
ing, see US aibl our prices
and you will understand
why we Sya what \vc tlo.
The Cash Grocer
Nex. Dn.- to Pal.n tt. Bank.
Pi u )T< Hin Am i s: 2$
Go to the /VlcCorcl Studio for Fine Photos
and High Grade Portraits.
The very best mal latest de
es signs in Folders, Hangers and Cards are supplied.
JyL The prices are as low as is consistent with goo I work.
^gF Come to see us, your patronage is >; pre<
& The McCord Studio
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|Linene for Skirting |
^ The most durable cloth f< this purp al the price,
^ a special^article offered here at toe ^
? love numbers in India Linen, everv number a bargain. ?
2 See the ao inch White I'ersi m i sc 2
A a nice line of Sheer White Dimity Che< ks from roc up tm
m The manufacttirers nave t ike:; patriotic pride naming ?
|J their Long Cloth, "Old Glory" claiming it has
stood the test of time while other brands have 5^
* fallen into disuse. We offer a limited quantity of ^
this cloth at ioc the yard mf
The demand for reinen goods foT waistiug and skirting Jl
j? is steadily on the increase, the M-'laxon fibre stands the *U
* wear and tear of the laundry bcttei than my oth r, hence ?
th< economv selecting il ^
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