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Our Holiday Line
Christmas Goods is Larger and More
Select This Year Than Ever Before
In order to better display our exceptionally fine line
of Holiday Goods and for the benefit of our customers,
we have enlarged our store room and are now using the
Second Floor of Our Building as a Display Room
All our friends are invited to visit this department
and select their Christmas Gifts.
Von will find lu re the very latest in toys for children;
the most appropraitc gifts for young and old.
Dolls at 5 cents to $4.oo
Conic early; the stock is now on display.
Karly Shoppers Get The Choice.
PALMETTO DRUG CO.
Laurens, S. C.
WALL STREET ARITHMETIC
to mills make one trust.
to trusts make* one combine.
io combines make one merger.
to mergers make one magnate.
i magnate makes all the
The Original Step Toward Ik-coming a Magnate is
the Step Toward a Hank's Door to Lay by YOUR FIRST
Laurens, S. C.
Wishes to Aid You to Become a Magnate
I Quality and Price |
1 ouch these two points in the combination and you ^
^ have opened the money saving values hen-.
fR Ladies1 Sweaters in limited quantity, market value $3.50, ?5|
price $2.50 while they last
Ladies1 Bleached Ribbed Fleece Underweai in sen- ?
? crate pieces at 25c. l-.xtra large and heavy quality at s??". ?
Ladies* White 01 Scarlet Ribbed Wool Underwear, *
sepei ate pieces,
y,\ Children's While Cotton and Wool Vests
Ladies'and Children's Winten Hosiery.
Ig and further trouble will be avoided.
Get a pair ofSandow Stockings into youi Boy's Shoes m
No advance pi ices in Cotton ot VVool Flannels asked
^ here, and this applies to all Wool Dress Goods in modern Jl
and high grade quality. Jl^
IW. G. WILSON & COMPANY |
lj Laurens, S. C:
OORTRIQHT METAL SHINGLES have been in
use on large and small buildings all over America?under all
conditions of wear and weather?for more than 23 years?yet"
no one has seen a wornout Cortright roof?many have seen a
Cortright roof moved from one building to another.
Put on in half the "lime?no solder, no scams, fewer nails, least
fitting, little weight, painted inside and out. Let us show you the
four styles, gnd some houses with Cortright shingles on them.
FOR SALE BY
Brooks & Jones, Laurens, 5. C.
ITEMS OF INTEREST
IN SOUTH CAROLINA
Culled And Condensed for
RESUME OF PAST WEEK
( urn-ill K tents of Interest in This
stiiic Selected und llrlcllj Noted
For Advertiser Kcndcrs.
Chester The grand jury found
true bills against Jodle M. Ituw
linsoii, Joseph I*.. Wylle, .lohn Mack,
James s. Furuum, .lohn T. lOarly,
Morion A. (toodiuuu and II. Lou Kol
umous for consnJracy, and James s.
Fnrnum for bribery.
Ilench warrants wore Issued for the
arrest of Ittiwlinsoii, Itlaek, Furuum
Ilonea I'alh Mr. lohn R. Ilumhorl,
who lins li'-hl tin- position of secretary
oi tin- Clihjuolu Manufacturing com
pany since its organization, has ion
tiered Iiis resignation to tin- hoard of
directors ami will leave lloliea I'ath
within the next two weeks for Whlt
inll'C, Where he has accepted a position
with the (Sleuu-l.owry Manufacturing
COUIpaiiy. While he has made no
statement to that effect, it is generally
supposed that the change is made
merely from a llnanclal standpoint,
tin- lllonn-l.owr.v Manufacturing com
pany having made him a very Matter
Charleston Charles Campbell,
ululating to he a sober and industrious
negro farmer of Itunnyiuccdo, lias a
snake curiosity of no little interest;
a young rattle snake with two perfect
ly developed ami formed heads, each
head displaying a forked tongue of
lively characteristics. The attractive
ly marked Stiakclcl is coillltied in a
small box, covered with a screen, and
it seemed to appreciate tin- attention
Campbell said he saw the snake
crossing the road m-ar Magnolia Gar
dens Saturday morning and In- could
scarcely believe his eyes when he made
out two heads on the sinuous body of
tin- little creature. He made nil
haste to capture the curiosity
ami In- now wants to sell it.
Washington President Taft's 13,000
mile journey, which began with his
departure from floverly on September
ll. will end at :!:::.". p. m. Wednesday,
when his special train will roll into
the I'nion station in Washington. The
Itinerary of tin- last three days oi
his trip will Include stops in Florence,
S. ('.. Monday oveillllK, in Wilming
ton Tuesday and in Richmond Wed
nesday morning. From Itlchmond
In- will proceed direct to Washington.
Chicago.- Samuel w. Van Nostrum,
who was adjudged tin- "model hus
band" at tin- second annual 'hubby
show." received from bis wile credit
lor hchin the possessor of all (In- vir
tues necessary to make an ideal male.
"oilier than possessing the most
super-husbandly ipialily of being
good-natured before breakfast." said
Mrs. Van Nostrum, "my husband til
lows im- tu carry tin- family pocket
book ami declares, just as if lie meant
it. that my cooking is so far above
'mother's' efforts in tin- culinary line.
I thai then- could be no comparison.
It that is not glory enough lor otic
woman. I would like to know what is."
'I in- complete lit 1 of desirable tplal
Hies attributed to her husband by
Mrs. Van Nostrum tire:
Prompt at meals.
An adept with tin- Chafing dish.
(lood Judge of feminine beauty.
(Sonorous ami kliid-hearleil,
Knjoys home more than the club.
Happiest when among friends.
Mr, Van Nostrum, who also received
the prize for his almost womanly ahil
Ity lo sew on a biitlon. is thirty live
years old. and has been married nine
Cured Croup ami Saved a Child's Life,
"it affords me great ploaaur* 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 seven- attack of croup,
and thanks lo the prompt use of
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy his life
was saved ami today he 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 hern known to fail.
For sale by the I,aureus Drug Co.
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SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS
TIMF. PUPRYU/UPRP WOki'll
Adi erti-in--.- Adugcs.
AltllOUgll sonic of tliu more critical
mimlcil among the sons of Adam may ,
not subscribe to all lie propositions)
laid down in the following Advoitls
lag Adages contributed b> Tudor
.leaks uro nevertheless so smart and
thought provoking a> to merit The
News' hearty pnss-thciu-nlong coin-;
Advertise Mrst and then theorize.
Advertising never takes a day off,
Sweet arc the uses of advertising. I
\o day without an advertisement.
The path to the purse is publicity.
Advertise today and sell tomorrow.
No man buys what lie never heard
Trust in Providence, ami printer's
i'oor advertisements are heiter
Advertising that costs nothing is
It ashamed of your business, keep
't here is nothing so lucky as adver
Plant advertisements that sales may
Tibet doe n't advertise; but Ibis Is
N<ai know of P. I. Itanium? Queer,
isn't it ?
it your business is honest why
make ii a ??ecret ?
The best advertising is tin- cheapest
in the end.
Mowers may blush unseen you
Yuo know what it is advertised
ami so do others.
It you don't advertise your bus-'
In ess the sheriff may.
Fishing without bait is business
without advertising. C'harlotti Nowrt.
Seme I'nnin tils.
The following collection of freaks
in advertising shows what the mis.
placing of a. word or the omission of I
a comma will do in the wrong con
st ruct ion of a sentence:
Wanted A furnished room by an
old lady tt it ll elect l ie lights.
Wanted A room by a young ;;on
tleinan with both kinds of gas.
Wanted A room by a young man
with double doors.
Wanted Ladies to sew buttons on
the second story of the Smith \
Wanted A dog by a Millie boy with
Wanted A boy who can open oys
ters with a reference.
Wanted A furnished room by a
lady about 1"? feel square.
For Sale a farm by an old gen
tleman without buildings.
For Sale A nice mattress by an
old lady lull of feathers.
For Sale A piano by a yoilllg htd.V
who is noing abroad in a strong iron
For Sale A parlor suit by an old
lady stuffed with hair.
I'm- Sab- A cottage by a gentle
man with a bay window.
Lost a ??reeii lady's leather pock
Lost An overcoat by an old gen
tleman lined with red flannel.
Lost An umbrella by an old gen
tleman with a bent lib and bone han
Notice Annual sale now going on;
don't go elsewhere to gel cheated;
come in here.
For ib nt A new cottage suitable
lor a young married couple with mod
Personal \ lew.
The Chattanooga Nows given the fol
"Life is full of ups and downs," says;
i he ele\ ntor conductor.
Lite is a cell." side, the Ion;' term
"Isusinosa is picking up," says Iho
"Appearances are deceitful," Ad
mits the ladles' tailor.
"Our policy is to lake iblngs lightly,"
sa.VS the coal man; the ice man nods
"ItllsinesH is fare," says the COIldUC
"The man who succeeds must lake
interest in life." says the money lender
"There Is always room at the bot
lom." Hays the well digger,
"I believe ill IllgllCI' eillical ioll," Sa.VS
I he aviator,
"As the twig is med the y Oil 111 Is
inclined," says Hie reboot teacher.
"II takes sand to succeed in ins
business nowadays," nays the grocer.
? I believe in forget ling the passing
guessed," says the weal tier prognos
NO'IH i: TO < It I-'I) I TO KS.
I n t he i list riet t 'on ri of i he Fulled
Stales, lor the District of South
In the matter id'
Cross Hill Oil Mill.
To the creditors id' f'l'OHH Hill Oil Mill,
of Cross Hill, in the County of Lau
rens, ami district aforesaid, a bank
Notion is hereby given that on the
L'Tlh day of October. 11101?, the said
Cross Hill oil Mill was duly adjudi
cated a bankrupt and that tin- Iiis I
meet lug of the creditors will be hebt
in the Court House at Lauren.;. S. ('..
on the -tub day of November, 1000, at
three o'clock in the afternoon, at
which time the said creditor.-- may
attend, pI'OVO their claims, appoint a
trustee, examine the bankrupt, con
sider a proposed sale of the assets
of said estate and transact stich Other
business as may properly come before
JOHN .1. FA ULF,
lleforco in ilankruplcy,
Columbia. S. C.
November 1, 1000.
Simpson, Cooper & Babb,
Attorneys ut Law.
Will practice in all Slate Courts,
prompt t.ttention given to all business.
LAND AND WATER!
See me about sei ling that properly of yours or about
buying before you buy. (Jet my plan iL never failes when
I can get a buyer.
I have a lot of choice properly in Clinton for sale, write
or phone me and see it I can interest yon.
P. S. Jeans
CLIN ION, S. C.
BELL PHONE, NO. 75
^ Buy a Farm Now!
hi the fall oi the veni is lite time lite lo buy a nice
<q? farm, you will soon have lo plan L>t next years work, so
come let us show what we have listed.
We have recently hail some exceptional nice farms
listed for sale rant'ino from ?.\ to 300 acres. Prices from
^ $15.00 on up. We have lartns all ovet the county well
located as lo Neighborhood, Churches and Schools and
' h we can please from out list.
$ Laurens Trust Co.
\ C. A. Power, Mgr. Real Estate Department.
Now Is The T ime
Sullivan's Store The Place
Just arrived n lot of fine Seed Wheat, Send Ityo and llarley, 1000
bushels pure Indian Territory Ifed Kind Proof Oats Ihc kind ttiat grow
tall and head heavy free from Holl Wevil, We have received within tin*
last week one car Henry Clay Flour the bosl <>n earth, a car of Copy
right and a car of the liest Second Patent Flour, price right, Wo
handle fresh water ground Corn Meal, ground onl liest Knst Tennessee
White Corn. Fresh lot of While Lake fish in kits, reliable brand of
Cheese none hotter, fresh juicy I lams. Sun Cured Dried Apples, and a
lot of other goods too numerous to mention here.
We carry n nice lim-of shoe;;, can Ha vc you money if you will trade at
J. H. Sullivan
Laurens, S. C.
Headquarters for Bagging and Ties
Vetch and Alfalfa
Get fresh seed from me.
A full line of Fountain Syringes
Dr. Posey's Drug Store
Laurens. S. C.
ij J. N. Leak, Pres. J. |?\ Dorroh, Sec'y. J|
jp. We hope to meril Ihc business of ihc public ai large 55|
$.9. and solicit same. JfU
m&t Apply to its toi lei ins
Southern Co-Operative 21
? Collection Agency j?
?2 flray Court, 5. C. Ji
|J Busines placed with ibis firm will receive prompt J|