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ITEMS OF INTEREST
IN SOUTH CAROLINA
Culled and Condensed for
RESUME OF PAST WEEK
Current F. tents of Interest In Tills
Mute Selected und Dried; Noted
For Advertiser Headers.
Columbia six day.- of fun mid en
joyment i.s tbo itiii for the state fair
widt h this year takes place November
1-6. With unusually attractive prc
mium lists and features the fair i>
Koi.'K tu in- the i>?>>d yet. President
Taft will be n visitor <>n the lust day
ol the fair and will address the i>e<>
jilo, special entertainment being pro
vided for him by the citizens of Co
lumbia. Two big football games
one the Cnrollna-Clemsoii contest, the
other the Citadel-Davidson ^anu- will
make the fair a hin event In sporting |
circles also. Other features arc edit
catl >a and military day, the former
Anderson -Judge Robert Aldrleh has
rendered a decision In :i blind t im??
case here, which if upheld b> th(> su
premo court, will bo far-reaching in
its effocts. II?- decided that the mayor
of a city did not have Jurisdiction t<?
try a blind llgor case, the duties of his
office being limited by statutes in the
same particulars as those of the m;i^
Isi lie; thai tin- mayor can only send ;
bl id tiger cases to ihe ? Irouit court.
Calntnola There Is a strong prbbii
tiill thai in the evciu a statewide prO
h hiiion bill Is n<?t passed al the next
session <>r legislature, ;i hill Will
be introduced by one <>! the prohibition
lei lers ol the house eliminating the
pr< ;it feature <>\ ih<' |?r< sent dispensary I
system. Such il measure wolild im
? ' > h<- supported by prohibitionists!
an ! would, naturally, be fought by ad
Vo .des nl the dis|ieiisary sysleill.
i' diimbla Thirty thousand dollars,
v loh llli.^hl he t-dled "Conscience
numey." has been turned over to the
!?':? ?ensnry Winding lrp commission by
I) Hontheim Distillery coiiipan.t <a'
- the returning of the money ro
?" stute ii i.; prnCticnlb admitted by
lire firm thai they, while doing busi
ness with the <dd state dispensary,
<>'? /charged large amounts, .Mines S.
i\; in in. who w;ts acquitted by ;i IMch
land county jury on the charge of
bribery, was their agent In this state.
The claims and business with the
Berilhelm firm and the Old state dis
pensary had already been .settled
Beveral years ago and the money which
the state stood little chance of getting
is now on deposit in a Louisville bank.
The ?fter to settle for thirty thou
sand dollars came from the liquor
Anderson Mr. M. L. Willis, a piano
dealer of Anderson, has returned from
a several days' trip to l.aureiis. He
brought back with hi in a very old vio
lin one made in I66fi. The violin has
boeil down in l.aureiis county, Mr. Wil
lis says, for the last Inn years, and Jhe
date Oil the inside of the instrument
attests that it was made about L'.'iU
years am?. The Inscription on the
inside is: "Fried. Aug, (Irass verfer
tigte nach Nicholas I 'dl in Crcmoiioii
A. lOU.V TIlU parts of the violin
are worn and look to have been in use
for II great many years There are
I several of the famous CroitlOlien vlb
; Uns lost, and it is thought by Mr. Wil
lis that he has one of the missing In
struments. One of the old violins was
found recently and sold for the sum
Spartanburg Rev. i>. l>. Urown, for
merly a member of the South Carolina
conference, but more recently a min
ister of the Wesleyan Methodist
Church, was taken to the hospital for
the Insane at Columbia yesterday, it
became necessary for the officers to
place manacles on his wrists before
they could manage him.
Mr. Drown was for a year a mem
ber of the South Carolina conference,
He kicked out himself ami asked that
his credentials he surrendered. Ills
reason for leaving the conference as
stated at IhUI time, wns that he did
not think there was enough religion
in tlm Mclliodisl church for him. II"
I.unit! Idcuttiled with the unknown
lOtlgllC religion lllld later on joined
the Wosieyau Method! t church.
Columbia flow Ansel Pas under
consideration the removal of the
board of registration of Dorchester
county. Members ol the board ap
peared before him yesterday oil the
point raised that I ho law had not
bei-n complied v\ii!i in ihe recent dis
pensary election as to registration
and mad" shoWllig in their defense.
Th<- hoard admitted that registration
cert Ideates had been sent out to vo
ids but denied thai the registration
hooks had been changed, The decis
ion ol flow Anesl a-; to ihe three men
: Humph. Hoar and Idinchousc. will be
awaited with Interest. The effect of
the decision will not. change the result
of the election.
Please Vote for He
My Dear Friends:
The Laurent* Advertiser Is going to
give away a mighty pretty piano, ami
I want to net it. Won't you help me?
I am the little girl thai papa wrote
you about several weeks ago; I am too
small to work myself, or to no to see
you all. but papa is doing my work
for me. Won't you vote for me?
Send coupons, subscriptions, and re
newals to my papa. A. Ross Blakely,
or to The Advertiser oillco.
You can sec from my picture that
I am too small to work very much,
but when papa tomes to see you.
please give him your subscriptions.
The Advertiser is a good paper;
everybody in the county ought to have
it. and ii costs only $1.00 a year. A
year's subscription will give me 200
votes. Try it a while ami you will
like it. Ami then too. I would like
io have your renewals: they count
just the same. if you owe The Adver
User a dollar, or any amount, pli ase
send It to mee or to papa, or just JBk
The Advertiser to credit the votes to
mo. I will appreciate any help thai
anybody will give me.
The contest will not last so much
How About Painting-?
If you want to sec sonic of the host work in this
line, just take a look at
D. H. Count?, New Home, Dr. B. F.
Posey's, J. O. C. Fleming's and I. T.
Work 5pcaks For Itself.
I use ihe liest Kind's Paint, fully guaranteed; it is
the best to be had anywhere. The house hacks all <;uavan
I tees. Give it a ttial. I have done some of the very best
: jobs in (?aureus, hook at Them.
Best Paint For Less Money.
I T. R. PITTS.
! LAURISXS, S. G.
longer, so please send In your sub
scriptions as soon as possible
Please vote for me: I will thank
you so much.
You will lind the largest and best
line of hall racks, made of solid oak.
beautifully finished in different de
signs and si/.es. at
S. M. &. 10. II. Wilkes & Co.
Postum, Post toasties
Cirapc nuts, Oat Hakes
in air tight tin can,
Pigs, Seedless Raisins,
i^; and cleanen Currants,
?|i California Lemon cling
and yellow free stone
?f? peaches, Canned Peas.
(g; Can ne< 1 Tomatoes,
?X: Fresh and domestic
?t; Sardines, Cheese, Bulk
5j and Bottled Pickles
?I- Snow Flake and Pack
age Crackers, Fresh
Vegetables from the
Coast and all the sea
sonable dainties, qual
ity and prices right.
KENNEDY BROS. ,.:
Laurens, S. C. |?
O !4?Hr? -fcffc HH rfc HK ?
all heart hand drawn,
car load lots.
Write for prices.
Si |, ;th Street.
By Dr. F. J. Inman
0. Why do school children
with good sight, require glasses?
A. Mainly to rest the eyes.
The eye does not obtain it's
growth until the child is about
the age of twelve. The growing
eye is taxed beyond its strength;
the proper glasses test and pre
serve the eyes.
O. Why do children squint?
A. By squinting or frowning
the muscle in the eye is relieved
of strain, this is nature's way.
Study-glasses relieves this strain
and thus prevent squint.
Why do children have
A. An eye headache is a
reflect pain caused by straining
the eyes; the pain may he over
the eyes or through the temples.
The remedy for eye headaches
is relief glasses, to be worn while
Dr. F. J. INMAN
ICnterpri.se Hank Building
Laurens, South Carolina
For a limited time will
offer for sale
Apple seed Oats at 70c
Red Rust proof Oats at
65c per bushel.
No 1 Stover at $7.00
Or 35c per hundred, the best
value in rough feed for the
money on the market.
J. S. George
Phone No. I I Laurens, S. C.
You are cordially invited to attend our fall and winter opening* on Thursday, Sept. 30th, at which
time we will have on display for your inspection the greatest variety and best selected stock of mer
chandise li has ever been our pleasure to present to the public.
Coat Suits and Skir
; Wo have this s< asoh added a Ladies' Ready*
I to-Wear department and we are showing a big
line of Ladies'Tailored Suits, Skirts and Waists,
and are in a position to give you the best at the
1 >west prices. We will be glad to show you
through this department and let you compare our
prices and quality with other lines.
We know we have the suit you want at the
price you want it. We have for your convenience
an alterating department and we guarantee to
make your clothes fit as they should.
In this department you will find all the new
weaves and shadings, both in woolens and silks.
Bengalincs, Moires, Twotone Persian effects and
everything else that is new and pretty.
we are showing a variety of Jet Goods for the
neck and hair, Baretts, Deads, Bandeaus, Belts,
Combs, Pins, as well as Kuchings and Neckwear
Our Millinery Department this season is over
flowing with the latest designs from the best
makers and most artistic designers, and Thursday
Sept. oOth will give you an opportunity to see
what the proper style is for this season.
Our Millinery Department is a source of great
pride to us, and you will say after seeing our dis
play, as you have said before, thai each season
Our hats and exclusive styles surpass the season
before, and when you get your hat at Simmons'
you know you have the Korrect Style at the Kor
Don't Forget the date is Thursday, Sept. 30th. Come early and spend the day,
make our store your headquarters and resting place.
0. B. SIMMONS & SON