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in the table
the amount of
Quaker Oats; eat it
at least twice a day.
It does more than
other foods and
costs only a frac
tion as much. *
The Conviction in (icorgctown.
There can be n<> doubt of the Just
ness of the verdict hi ;i Georgetown
|ury which round Dr. ?'. nighnin
mid \V. P.. Avant guilty of manslaugh
ter, in the killing of llighum's young
wife. The killing wiis conceded and
hotb men were legally responsible.
They intended lo shoot i,> know
ing their victim was n human being.
The least that could be true in their
case was criminal carelessness, with
ii criminal disregard of human life.
That much was Known to The State
when it demanded that these men
should b ? seriously prosecuted, In
stead of being turned loose without
adequate investigation. it oillccrs of
the law iv on hi zealously investigate
every "mc- idental" killing there would
be fewer ? uch "accidents."
In the case m" riighain and Avant
there arc dr?i'k suspicions and the plea
thai thej did not recognize the unfor
tunate woman?a plea, however, that
did : ' ;:n upon the stand to make
-is controverted by the testimony nf
trustworthy men regarding the condi
tion of lighl at tin- time of the shoot,
illg and much must remain a mystery,
but with the tacts before them, and
the absence of llll established motive
lor a more diabolical crime, tlte jury
could find but oi.e verdict. There
were good men on that jury. The
S pon ii i in.-.
"A Spnrtnnhurg man who was here
yesterday said a woman in that town
accidentally swallowed a spoon. And
now. he says, she can't stir." Ander
son .Mail. "Hill she can still 'spoon,'
can't she?" Lancaster News. "Xope.
She's a married woman.-" Anderson
Itcdiriiinir I he < all,
spend Sunday. lir it mi
Lauren-- bit Moiiiiaj I Is
tllllline l!;e i il
Wo conn1 ry foilO '.'? like i?> ? ' ' ?
city now und (lien (III I n r/? ft I f'Si'j like
Laurcns. loo. Thal i -01 ic 0 a ii"
If we would gei together <>u that
higliwny het ween Oi'eouvlllc at Chili nl
bin so thai the automobile 'ii;1 could
be more easily made v\e wo;,Id conic
to sec you oftciicr. There ought i<?
be something doing on ibis mad m> as
to make it easier tor automobiles to
go to Laurcns. Can't you silr up the
boys? Herald and News.
Xewlierrj i>. Newbcrry.
Mr. P. A. Schumpert, an ex-New
berrian, has been elected mayor of
Sanford. Kla . defeating Mr. Fores!
I^ike, another Ncwberrlan. Newbcrry
>Vnsli I?a> In Ncnbcrn.
The Newbcrry Observer should not
be burprised that n steam laundry
doesn't pay in Newbcrry. The New
berrians know a good thing when they
see II. All (heir fine linen is sein to
the Laurcns steam laundry, the very
best In South Carolina. Laurens Ad
Rut the Newbcrry laundry is going
to open again next Monday and this
lime il is going to continue to do
business. Herald and News
The Highum (use.
"Our contemporary, the Columbia
Record, was a bit hasty in its denun
ciation of the solicitor in the HIghnm
AVant case for allowing a second com.
in of Avant to sit on the jury. Mr.
William Dlnke, (he Juror In question,
voted for a verdict of manslaughter.
He was commended to the solicitor by
a number of woll-lnfor.1 citizens as
a strictly honest, conscientious man.
who would do his duty. The resull
vindicates the sollcitoi Linnens
Our friend of the I.nur? ns Sdverilser
is mistaken In saying liui'l The Record
"denounced" the solicitor. The ll?c
ord does not "dCfioUnc ?" III ? itCll 1 its*
ks; 11 is BtifhcleiM to criticize. No
good purpose Is to be s< eved by news
pa por "denunciation" rtml The Uecord
always endeavors to follow that princ
Ciple. It does not hesitate to Criticize,
when criticism is deemed to be justt
fled; nor to condemn, when condem
nation is proper. But "denunciation"
is ineffective, or worse than ineffect
ive, in any case.
As for the Bigham case, we have a
high regard for both solicitors en
gnged in the prosecution, one of them
particularly being esteemed as a per
sonal friend. Bui thai does not pre
clude our saying they were grossly
careless or grossly Wrong in permit
linn a second cousin of one of the tie
j fendants to sit as juror. Nor does
the result vindicate Hielt' judgment,
for the law excuses from such an or
denl any citizen who is called on to
I pass Judgment upon the uuilt or Inno
' Cehce of any person to whom he Is re
j luted by blood or marriage. it is
too much to presume that a human he
inn can send to the gallows another
1 of the same blood. The Juror in
question, we submit, should have been
sworn on his volr dire r.nd stood r.sldt
; tor cause.
it appears that the Jury In this case
: was composed of good men. better
than the composition of malty juries,
I but in bur opinion there whs lib man
slaughter ill ti e case ;it all. 'I llO <i< -
fendants' attorney was correct in as
sert im; that the offense \ytis <;;;??;?
niurdel' or justifiable homicide. In
our opinion. Avant silo! to !<?'.!. am!
i liighain was as guilty as Avant. The.'
may not have known it was Mr.-. Btg
! hum they may not have been in con
dition to know hut they intended to
wound and kill the "object" they saw.
the identity of which is immaterial in
the eyes of tile law. Til.' Vei'dlCt of
(he jury was a compromise, and per
j haps the presence of a relative on the
jury had Something to do with it. Co
' lunibia Record.
Tower of The Pre*-..
The following is (lipped from an
j exchange for tho benefit of those
who may doubt the power of the
press: "Owing t<? the overcrowded
condition of our columns, a number
Of births and deaths are unavoidably
' postponed t his week." Anderson Dally
Laurcns Itcniitj at Xcwhcrrj'.
Among those who witnessed the play
of 'The Lion and the Mouse'" on Mon
day evening were eighteen persons
from Laurcns, including the prettiest
young women of that town. Prosper
ity was represented by a large and
handsome delegation, and Clinton was
also. Newbcrry Observer,
<i!i You, Jackass!
The editor of the Anderson Journal
seems much alarmed since pellagra
Ibas struck the mule family.-i&pnr'lnh
\ WcllmilKl Mlntstcr (tree in mend*
< Intiiilierlaiii's Colic, Cholera at: I
j if von do i - t think your |own i- the,
' lu st one of its size in the country, it's
j time \ ihi mo\ cd out.
( a red Croup ami Saved a Child's Lite.
it affords me great pleasure to add
my testimony to that of the thousands
who have been benefited by Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy. My child. An
drew, when only three years old was
taken with a severe attack of croup,
j and thanks to the prompt use of
I Chamberlain's Cough Remedy bis life
I was saved and today be is robust and
healthy boy." says Mrs. A. Coy. Jr.. of
San Antonio. Texas. This remedy
has been in use for many years. And
thousands of mothers keep it at hand,
and it has never been known to fail.
For sale by the Laurcns Drug Co.
Mr. Taft says golf is a poor man's
game. We think so. with a little dif.
Good Cough Medicine for Children and
Crown Filks, Too.
"We could hardly do without Cham,
berlnin's Cough Remedy," says Mrs.
Flora Des pa In of Bloyd, Ky. "I found
it to be so rood for the croup and
have used It for years. I can heart
ily recommend it for coughs, colds.
and croup in children and grown folks
too." The above shows the implicit
Confidence that many mothers place
in Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, a
I confidence based on many years ex
perience in the use of it No one
need hesitate to use this remedy for
it contains no chloroform, opium 01'
other narcotics and may be riven to a
child as Confidently as to an adult
l or sale by Laurcns Drug Company
A SqtiarO mertl is a religions tract s
best advance agent.
We'd rather he the K. '/.. Mark than
the skin game operator.
Begin 1010 by profiting by the mis
taken of Inofl not regretting them.
\\ hat W mild \ mi Po .'
In case of a burn or scald what
would yon do to relieve the pain?
fluch Injuries ate liable to oc< ill' in
any fa til II J and everyone should be
iu? pared for them. Chauiberlnln's
Salve applied on a sOfl clotll Will re
I love Hm pain til most instantly, and
unless the injury i a very severe one.
will cause the parts to heal without
lea . in? a scar. For sale by LulU'CltS
I,aureus Visitors in ttpartnnhurg.
Among those from Laurens attend
ing the Carolina, Clinchfleld & Ohio
celebration in Spartanburg l i 1 Friday
were the following: Messrs, NV. H,
Gilkerson, Sr., Broaddus Bstes. A. D.
Gray. NV, II. Washington, S. B. Money,
J. \V. Boh. 11. k. Alken, J. N. Wright,
W. 1*. Brown, Jr., M. il. Fowler. \V. il,
McPhall, J. J, Dendy and wife, S. M.
Wilkcs, <".. B. Bundrick, (). B. Ander
son. W. II. Dial. R. KS. Hughes, T. B.
Crews. R. T. Dunlnp, J. s. Machen.
Laurens Bnrksdale, W. L. Gray, F.
K. Spratt, F. W. Greene, NV. C. Win
ters, and F. .1. Nelson.
Those from Waterloo who went to
Spartauburg Friday morning were:
Senator John II. Wharton. Dr. J. L.
Fcuncll and wife. W. C Wharton. G,
w. Long and Miss Maggie Long, T. s.
Boyd, Melton Boyd, .1. A. Lipford and
wife. Mis W. II. Culhertson, T. J. An
derson, and Jno. Moore and wife.
Forced Into Fxilc.
NVm, t'pfhuch of (ihn Oak, Okla.,
was an exile from home. Mountain
air, he thought, would cure a fright
ful lung-racking cough that had do
(led ail remedies for two years.
After six months he returned, death
dogging Ills si, |?s. T hen I heran
using Dr. King's New Discovery." he
wr'tcs, ''and after taking six bottles
I ; m as well as ever." Il saves
thousands yehl'ly from desperate Inn?
(llsensi Infallible for ('oUghhs and
Cold, it dispels llnni'senosn and Sol'o
Throat. Cures tlrip. Broticlittis, Hem
orrhages. Asthma; Croup. NVhooping
Cough. "?" cents and $1.00. trial bot
tle free.: guaranteed by the I .an tens
Drug (f. and the Palmetto Drug Co.
We four the business world would
take a slump if men spent as much
time fixing their hair as the women
dn Hxing their own.
h?ls Her Foe of _'<i Years.
"The most merciless cm my I bad
for twenty years.'- declares Mrs. .las.
Duncan, of llaynosville, Me., "was
dyspepsia. I sniveled intensely after
eating or drinking, and cot Id scarcely
' sleep. Alter many remedies bad full
ed and several doctors rave me up. I
tried lOlectrlc Hitters, which cured
me completely. Now i can e;.t any
thing. I am Tu years old am', am
overjoyed to gel my health and
strength back again." For Indiges
tion, loss of appetite, kidney trouble,
lame back, female complaints, ii is
uncqunled. Only r.O cents at Laurcns
l n ur Co.
Speaking of "currency reform", will
somebody please invent a currency
'that will have a little more adhesivc
A scalded Hoy's Shrieks
horrifies his grandmother, Mrs. Maria
I Taylor, of Nebo. Ky ..who writes that
i when all thought he would die. Buck
len s Arnica Salve wholly cured him.
Infallible for Burns, Scalds. Cuts.
Corns. Wound.- am! Bruises, Cures
Fevcr-Sorcs, Boils, skin Bruptions,
Chilblains. Chapped Hands. Soon
??outs Plies. ?_'.".<? at the I.aureus Inn :
Company and 'he Palmetto Drue Co.
????Iis IJruu Company ami t!.?- Palmetto
slice of ".salt risin" bread thai) we
would for a three-story chocolate cake.
Tills distressing disease results
from a disordered condition of the
stomach, and can be cured by Inking
Chamberlain's stomach ami Liver
Tablets, Gel free sample at Laurcns
Drug Company's drugstore and try it
When a young man "makes night of
it" he usually has to spoil two or three
good days to do it.
FOR STBW W II AGONY.
tsk a Laurcns Citizen About Mi-o-na
and il (lives Belief in 5 Minutes.
The l.aurens Drug Co. Co. will tell
you that it guarantees Mi?o-na to re
lieve promptly and cure permanent
ly all diseases of the stomach and In
digestion, or they will return your
Have von gas on your stomach?
One Ml-O-nn tablet and the misery
Are yon bilious, dizzy or nervous?
Mi-o-na tablets will put you rlghi
in a day: give relief in to minutes.
Now. dear reader, don't go on suffer
inp with stomach trouble. He fail to
yourself: throw aside prejudice and
try Mi-o-na. It is a great doctor's
prescription. No doctor ever wrote
a better one.
And money back from yon if yon
don't say say Mi-o-na is worth Its
weight in gold Solo by lending
druggists everywhere. Out in l.au
rens by a fifl cents a large box. Test
sample free from Booth's Mi o-na.
Buffalo, N V.
Mrs. Mary Hutchinson says:
"Pnnls and distress in my stomach
and a general stomach complaint was
entirely cured for me by the line of
iwo boxes of Mio n.i. and I b,r < no
hesitation in recommending it-; use.''
Mis Pearl Street. Ypsilnnti. Michigan.
I icci nib. i' 10, IflOft.
Cures catarrh or monoy back. Just
breathe it in. Oompleto outfit, including
Inhaler $1, Extra bottles ooo. Druggists,
I Sewing Mach
Because they are made of the best quality of material and so
constructed that there is nothing to get out of shape.
They are easy to operate and are light running machines.
On account of buying them in large quantities
direct from the manufacturers we get them at
prices that enables us to sell you the best
constructed and best finished machines
for less than you would have to pay
for a cheaper quality at other
places. Be sure to see our
line and get our prices
before von buy.
lauri:ns, s. c.
CREAT POPULARITY CONTEST
I Vote for
Citron, Fancy Seeded
Raisins, Currants, Figs,
Spices, Almonds, Cran
berries, Grapes, Apples,
IMahaffcy & Babb
PHONE 241 i.ackkns, s. c.
Tetter, Sail Rheum and Eczema
all heart hand drawn,
car load lots.
Write for prices.
What about prot< cling*
your property against !??: 5
by (ire. VVo have as good
as the licM in I he way of
Laurens Fire In
C. W. McCRAVY, Mgr.
money am! nir>( yjnir
pay for a how hoint
Stocks - Bonds Insurance.
Kniet prise Hank Building
I-aureus, S. C.
If you are sick, you wish to get well, don't you?
Of course you do. You wish to be rid oi' the pain and
misery, and be happy again.
If your illness is caused by female trouble, you
can quickly get the right remedy to get well* Itr3
Cardui. This great medicine, for women, has re
lieved or cured thousands of ladies, suffering like
you from some female trouble.
For Women's Ills
Mrs. Fannio Ellis, of Foster, Ark., suffered n/y>ny for povoti
jpm:,. Head hat letter about Cardui. She writes! "1 was flick for
seven years) vi'itli female (rouble. Every mouth 1 iv?uld Very nearly
die with inv !i a ! jntd bnek. I lo<k 12 bottles of Cardui and was
cured. Cardui is n God-scnd to suffering women." Try it,
AT ALL DRUG- STORES