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The best food for those who work
With baud or brain is never high
The best example of this is found in
Quaker Oats. It stands at the top
among foods that supply nourishment
and vi>*or. without taxing the iliges
tiou, and yet it is the least expensive
food one ean eat.
This great food value and low cost
make it an ideal food lor families who
want to get the greatest good from
what they eat.
Laborers, factory or farm hands, fed
plentifully on Quaker Oats will work
better and with less fatigue than If
fed on almost any other kind of food.
All of these facts were proved and
very interesting information about
human foods were gathered hy Pro
fessor Fisher of Yale University in
190S. You'll lind Quaker Outs in rog
ular size packages, and hermetically
sealed tins; the latter is best for hot
To the Fdltor of The State:
Having scon by the papers several
accounts of the celebration of the
lusih anniversary of America's vic
tory over the licit Is-11 at Vorklown, and
not one hint tha' .lohn I.aureus con
tributed in any way to the success of
our arms ami the result im; capture
of Cornwnllls, the Polusott iind the
Knvcncl Literary societies of the <!.
S. M. A. at once met ami passed the
following resolut ion:
"Resolved, That we spare no effort
to bring the services of .lohn Laurens
to the attention of the American peo
ple before the next anniversary of the
capture of ('oruwa)lis at Yorktowu,
that in the next annual celebration of
this great day in our nation's history
the name of Laurens may have its
proper place and reach its deserved
honor in the annals of patriotism the
Ami we mean what we say In this
resolution, lor according to the In
formation wo have, Laurens is be
yond all question the most Interest
ing I'm are in the memories of that bat
tie. Was it not Laurens who was
sent by Congress, at Washington's
suggestion, to secure French aid, and
did lie not return in a lew months,
bringing that aid in money, men ami
And can any authority be found to
the effect that the victors could have
boon won without the presence and
services of the French? And had not
Franklin failed to secure this indis
pensable aid? And does not this put
all the horn," for the contribution to
the success of the day by the Ameri
cans on the man who brought the
Now, will some one tell us how much
longer we have to wait than il's years
to sei- Laurens recognized properly for
his matchless services at this most
critical hour in American history?
't here is no uncertainty about Lau
rem.' services in the American cause
during the Itevolutlon, ami there is no i
uncertainty about the Ignorance of the
American people in respect to Ids ser
vices. In ! mil a case I hero should
bi> no uncertainty about the duty of
South Carolinians to bring the world"s
attention to |he character ami far
reaching conse<|ueuces of those ser
And this task ss ill not be completed
until a suitable monument is erected
in the city of Washington to his mem
We are glad to know that there are
those in South Carolina who arc mak
ing this achievement one of the ob
JeCtS of their lives.
(Signed "Polnsott Literary Society."
Statesburg, s. < .. Oct. 22,1909.
To the Kdilor of The .Stale;
It has been said that republics are
ungrateful. The writer does not be
lieve so much, but there is certainly
an apathy or lack of appreciation e\
1st lug for i he services performed fur
the United Slates by .lohn Laurens of
South Carolina during the Itcvolution.
It Is an almost unheard of Speeles of
illgrntltudo to think that the American
government and the Stale of South
Carolina also, for that matter, should
have Ion tin- life ami achievements
of this greal man iiticomiucmorulcd
by some proper attestation in bronze
As in the lives of some families of
ten it may be seen thai the actions of
one member save the whole from pov
erty and ruin, and bring ponce ami
happiness around the fireside, so it
is in the history of nations; the task
assumed or assigned to one Individ
uai and fully accomplished by him at
the licht lime may lie the regenerit
ting power or 'he creative force ol the
Thus it was in the ease of the work
nssiglied to Laurens hy the continent
at government on the recommendation
ot Washington, to wit: that he should
proceed to France and gel money,
men ami a naval armament. We had
about exhausted all three. Where
the great Franklin failed, this South
Carol Infi genius for dl|dontncy won
! tralghl out and in a short time
brought l>a< k enough men to renew
the courage of the American soldiery,
ellOURll money ami letters to eise
eredlll to the struggling republic ami
a fleet of war that overawed and over
powered Cornwnllts. n grout soldier
and general. Had there been no
.lohn Laurena, there would have been
nu consummate French alliance; hud
there been no French alliance there
would have been no surrender at
Vorktown; laid lliore boon no York
town tlie work ami mlssiun the re
public today is engaged In might bo
carried on now by a number of petty
provinces of different European na
tions, which should there ever have
come a yellow peril, it is hard to say
w hat inlghl have been the consequence
to (be civilized world.
I suggest to our representatives in
congress (senate and house) that they
bring this South Carolinian's work
prominently before tin- country and
have the gOVerUinelll to place his
monument on Jackson si|tinre, in the
city of Washington, If I remember
aright, the statue of the French ad
iniial. Ilochmnhcnu, is erected on the
east section of (his beautiful sipiure
and no where else would a monu
ment toi.aureus lie so lltlingly oi- de
sirably situated. II South Carolina
does 'iot take the matter up and have
ii done. Will it he likely that any other
Stale will do so? W. \V. Dlxon.
(?'usvip, || PoisOIKMIS Weed
Of all the sins known to humanity
probably scandal iiioiignriug is the
worst and meanest, as mi fortunately
it is the most enjoyed fuHhiouable
Columns ami volumes without II Ulli
bei Iiiivo been written against (lie
scandal monger, hut they llUVU tailed
lo repress the evil. Kvorj day char
actors are ruined, lives hi 1Kb ted,
hearts smitten tilld llllioeenoo made
io bear the heavy burden of guilt,
Crom physical wounds olio may re
cover, hut an Injury done one's char
unter is irreparable; explanations and
apologies may follow, hut the original
beauty is affected, just as an injured
piece of gluss in both the cliaractci
and glass some usefulness may re.
main hut the llrsl perfection Is tor
in the knowle<lge that "to err Is
human, to forgive divine.'" ones own
frailties should inspire lenience, and.
wen? most gossips to devote the en
ergy they spread in criticising their
neighbors to correcting their own
mistakes, there would he little n.I
Kvory human heilig is vulnerable
somewhere, if only like Arc.hillcs in
the heel; and ii WOllhl he the part of
wisdom lor all to remember tie' true
secret of nobility is not in contempt
.lust as a garment, made Imperfect
by a rent, is worthy of lllClldlUK, Ho
in all lust Ice should human mistakes
not only In- condoned, hut also in
No physical bounty, is absolutely
wrecked by one defect, such as near
slghtedness, lameness etc.. and nolth
er should a partial moral ol))l?|Ull> or
imperfection make us denounce our
friends, or acquaintances as useless or
'I he habit of Kosslpllic is a form of
conceit and an indirect passive way
of stlKKCKlillg one'., own superiority.
One who constantly crltlces one';; I'el
low loan us belli); helow one';; o\\ n per
sot.al standard, is as eeiiernily Willi
no \irlues as is the man who is for
ever prating nboiil his own noble in
sprat ions and characteristics.
Tin- habil oi criticising, which Is
imi the natural beginning or slander
ami g< i dp. almost Invariably springs
from Idleness, for the busy, active i<
s pou si Id c man has little lime lo de
COle to thin;- that are w.u e than
'(lood name in man ami women.
dear my Lord,
hi iln- immediate jewel of their roul;
Who steals my purse. slCliltt I rash;
'i is solltet hin.!', imi hing :
"I'was mine, 'tis his, and has he>n
slave io thousands.
Kill In- who lllehes from me my good
Itobs me of that which nol nnrichC:
\ml make:-, me poor, indeed."
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Teller, Sdli Rheum and f</<ma
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... .,1 icIU Vi il>- Ilching und bill iuhh >en?i?oc,u
Be it ever so Humble
there's n<? place like home ii it is
your own. It isn't necessar\ that
it should be so humble in your
We'll sell you a Home
for a little money down and lake
the balance in easy monthly pay
ments. Von can move ii.?,ht in
and free yourself from paying
rent at once. Ilring your wife
when you come to see us about
it. She'll appreciate the oppor
Todd Building I inurens, S. ('.
I he McCord I
X will copy any Photo, 011- <<
jjj large any picture and >>
I make High Grade Pho- ?
? tographs for you at the ?
? very lowest prices. No |
? photographer can do ?
I more nor offer any
i$ morespecial inducement &
? than the ?
has always done.
motto is ?
"Best Pictures, Lowest |
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Do You (iambic?
Some people put the saviup,."
of a lite lime into a home, and
tuen trust to I,l'CK to avoid tin
thousand and one- daggers ol fire
Do you? Others invest theii
entire assets in a Store and then
carry the whole 01 a part of theii
insurance themselves, thinking
they can do so as well as the
insurance companies, I ><> yon!
Insurance is based on the law ol
averages, and can be safely con
ducted, but Olllj when based nil
the experiences of tens of thous
ands of cases scattered ovei the
\'outs very truly,
J. j. Adams
at Bank of 1.aureus
What about protecting
your property against loss
by fire. Wo have as good
as the best in the way of
Laurens Fire In
C W. McCRAVY, Mgr.
Just arrived a
solid car load of
Foster's Ideal Crib
^ B.ihy cant gel out
Ol blick its head ?ikjuwJi _
Iron Beds X
I Springs ^
consisting of a beautiful line of IRON BKDS in
different designs and colors, also a line of the JjJ
host quality of BED SPRINGS, this is the largest ?
and best line that you will find anywhere to /E
And on account of buying in car load quantities, we *Q
arc offering I hem at prices that will be money saved J*
for you il you will see our line bei ore you buy. %
LAUREN5, S. C.
Scrip! hi ill Prc< I'dcill.
Jonah stepped a hm i>,
"I Iii I ln> lee.nil:, hi II,.- v. 11:11.--* he
observed. "An.? limp who \vunti hi
see I In in ran cu a 11' i I llt-ln
It was noticed that liullC questioned
hi- ox phiit. Now Vim I? Sun.
\ Methodist Minister Itccoiiiiiiciids
( h a in !?<? rla i It's I lllie, t llulcril ami
"I liijvii ii. eil Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera ami IMarrhoca i: ? 11 ? ? - ? I \ I'm
< \i-ial years I'm diarrhoea I con
: iihl it I hi' In' i i.I> I have cvci
11 ic?i Im I lial I rouble I Im.hcIiI a
ItolllC Hi it a l< v. ? I:i . acn from Olli
ilruniilsi, Mi ii. it. hniiiU i hall
ever Im clad li> ! jiOa'H a word in it
piai.i' when I hiivc tin- opportunity
Kev .1 I ?. Knapp, far Im M 10
Church. Mil. ji tjiovo, l'a Sohl bj
tin' I .a ii rem; Inn" Conipu uy.
Tili' l.unkiui? 1>\ Mail System ol
The Germania Savings
Bank of Charleston, S. C.
? 'isc. iheii depositors careful
SCI \ i< <*.
Isf.ihii< es ovei $2,900,000.00
\i Uroad Street P. O. ho^-80>
Charleston, S. C.
all heart hand drawn,
car load lot?
Write for prices.
i j, j ili Stivc'l.
At Public Outcry x
SaSesday in December S
ember 6, 1909
2oo acres of valuable farm lands within 5 miles
of I.aureus. A four horse farm in cultivation. X
This property is owned by iHrs. Hartin and is ^
Y bounded by lands of Mrs. R. L. Gray, Jno. I). W. '
jj^ Watts and others, lies well and desirably situated.
J? Will be knocked down to the highest bidder
^1 next Salesday.
J. N Leak
? The Real l-state Man