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PART ONE; PAGES ONE TO EIGHT
VOLUME XXV. LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24. 1909. NUMBER 17
MISS CR?IG HITER
TAKES FIRST PLACE
Lead Over Ro!and Moseley
Is Over 2000
POLLS 23,040 VOTES
!Klt?s Hunter Overcomes Roland Mose?
lcC> Strong 1,011(1 am! r'ir*-t
In the second to the last week of
The Advertiser's great popularity con
test, Miss T. ("rait; Hunter of Ora has
sprung the greatest sensation of all
(he weeks that have passed by polling
the marvellously heavy vote of 23,040.
thereby overcoming Roland Moseley s
strong lead, which he has maintained
throughout the entire contest. Miss
He.nter has to her credit 100. 820 votes,
while Roland Moseley has 104.400.
Miss Mary Smith has TL'.s.'to.
Since the first week of the contest
Roland Moseley has held first place
with ; good majority over his nearest
competitor, and there were many who
believed that his lead could not be
overoonn ; hence, the announcement
today will occasion much surprise.
Rut tin re is another week of the con
t- -t. r.ntl who can say what the final
result will be? Last week's Work
revealed the fact that surprises could
he sprung, ami next week may sec
"ttiers . In fact, the interest in this
contest is so intense that "there's no
o. Hin' what's goin' ter happen". .Just
watch tor next week's paper: there'll
be some news "what is news".
Again the people are informed 'ha'
no information is to lie obtained by
anybody at this office. There's abso
lutely "nothin" doin' ". If yon are on
and at The Advertiser office on next
Tuesday night at about 9:30 o'clock
you may find out who the winners are.
hut not before. It will not be fair to
the candidates, and The Advertiser
has sought diligently to conduct the
contest in perfect fairness to all.
Come around, though, on Tuesday
llight and see how it turns out.
Have you seen the prizes? Weil,
there is just one week more that they
? ill be on exhibition; so call at once
: ad look them over. That huggy
i own a; (Jrajr & Basterhy's i a beau
ty. Sohicboijy and Iiis girl will ride
in that before mtiny days. And tin re
fire santo mighty pretty watches over
tit ri? mjujs i : os.: a tine selection from
which to choose; go over ami dec id o
which y?u will have Arid then', the
rocking chair down at the v.'i".
company I? just as ca y and comfor
table as yob wili lim', in a day's journ
ey, Somebody will find comfort and
peace withm Its hearty embrace bi ore
many moons. And the piano Is here
in this office, dring your wagon aloi it
next Wednesday morning. Mr. or Miss
Winner and the Idaho is yours.
ttis; one week more; the con I ?-?
closes at 9:30 o'clock Tuesday night
Standing of (he Candidates.
^.iis<: '!'. Cralg Hunter. Ora :?"?;.vje
Roland Moseley. Latttons 101.100
Miss Mary Smith, Waterloo 72.SU0
Miss Helle Blnkoly, Laurens 30.070
Miss Mary 1> Sullivan. Laurens 24.0(10
Miss Pearl Mcdlock, Ft, Inn ll.aOO
LAURENS A1AY BE ON
ELECTRIC BELT LINT;
Anderson, N6v, 22. it was learned
ere today on unquestioned authority
lint the now owners of the Anderson
Traction company have secured an Op?
?ion i ;i (he i'rilon A (Henri Sji ings
railroad, which runs from Cnloii to
Prldo on the Seaboard Air Limv a dis
tnnce of ::? miles, ami front Pnloli t ?
Buffalo1 mills, a distance et" tlir<?o
It is sold to be t!u> intention of the
syndicate to build front Buffalo to
<;i< mi Springs and fi'Oill I'ulori to
Clinton and from Clinton to Laurens
Ol' to OreOUWOod or Abbeville, (o t'Oll
aect with the ?ne from Anderson,
!t is hol loved the' Option will Closed
and that the railroad will become
tin- property of the syndicate very
Bei? gut? ? To t (inference*
fit ? oitlclnlly-u it oted deli gates, f -em
Ft alliei'stoiie of ?tirens, T. .1. Maul iin
of PleUonf, ,T. P. \\( I'.? l -.-oy ip' Fnunttt! i
Ihn ami ,Tns\ \. SloOolloilgli of Orel ii
vllle, Thera win be a number of o(It
era to attend the meetlnta at Abbeville:
of course, al! pastors are dclcgati h.
THE WEEK'S DOING'S
IN SOCIAL CLINTON
Interest in Hallcy-Norwood Weddintr,
M? iij So< ia l *?ii * it i< s Last
Clinton. Nov. 22?The Osterling A
musement company has been attract
ing crowds of fun lovers (he oast
we. i;. The japanese bowling alley,
ii t ferris wheel, and the merry-go
rounci all were \Vell pf.trohized.
On Monday evening the pupils ef the
orphanage gave a song :? eltal which
was enjoyed by number of their
friends. I: reflected great credit on
1 Miss Anne Burgess and her pupils.
On Wednesday evening Mr. Clarence
1.. Burgderfer gave a very pleasing
entertainment In the I'top'a hall. This
; was the second numbei at* the becum
, SOUrse for this season and a good BUdi
> ence was present.
ThurBday evening in Carolina Me.
' morirJ chapel the Rev. Mr. Bacmannof.
an Armenian minister travelling in
this country, gave a lecture on his na
tive land which was greatly enjoyed
; by those present.
Besides these various public affairs
one or two social affairs were enjoyed
la-: week. On Friday afternoon little
Miss T. !.. Johnson entertained the
"Sewing club", of which she is a mem
ber, and a number of other little girls.
On Friday afternoon Mrs. .1. D. Ja
cobs gave an original and beautiful
, party the guests at which Included the
members of the fancy work < ommittee
of the rceent bazaar.
Much interest is felt in this town in
thi- approaching marriage of Miss I.yl
Bailey and Mr. DeWitt Norwood. Miss
Bailey has many friends am! relatives
In Clinton who will attend the wedding
Miss Beva Bailey will be a member of
, the bridal party.
Mrs. W. .1. Bailey and Mrs. .1. F.
Jacobs v. iii leave on Friday for Nasll
, vllle Tenn. to attend the wedding of
i Miss Sarah Sperry and Mr. John Knox
i and enjoy the social pleasures con
nected with it.
I Tbe Misses Bean are expecting as
Thank g . ig guests. Misses Marian
and Cm. McCrary. Mary and Virgin
ia Cooper of Wlsocky, Fiances Flnley
of Vorkvilie. and Eliza Horton of Co
Misses Katie and Annie Austin of
tin- senior- class of the Presbyterian
eolbgc have Invited the seven other
members of the class to a Tiinhksglv
lug dinner a; their home in Cross !!!!!.
PK1S0NKH MFD i\ ,I.\H..
Mill Fuius, Fader Senti'iicc (If Three
Mouths, Stire (Uli Its,
\t (he comity jtiil early Sunday
ino-hlng. \Vlll Evatis, colored, suc
cumbed to (ho ravages of coris.ui.ui (ion,
Evans had heefi brought to the .ail on
Saturday from the gang On which be
had i.e. n working, tor treatment: his
condition then was very serious, Ta
body was interred a: the county hom<
on Monday morning.
Wiii Evans was convicted some time
ago tor riding, without tie owner's
permission, a mule belonging to Mr.
Will Bolt; lie was sentenced to serve
three months on the gang, a;:.! Was
taken In < hargi by Mr. .las. Power,
who has bee; working hi: gftnj! in the
Fire Damages (?in House.
Fire was discovered in tile gin ho ISO
owned by Messrs \V. I*. Harri-- ahel W
II. OwlngO early Satin-day night. It
was <?,?;: in time t<( successfully 1 ) i
dlOi . nd b it little claniaee resulted.
The los < is covered by Insurance. The
llnrrls-Owihgs gin is loctitetj in the
\ n old CniUecn,
Mr. J. R, Pinsoit of Cross II
handed down in his family, eomi
orientally from a Mr. Cunnilighf.tn.
Revolutionary soldler: i: was riv
Mr. Plhson's grandmother, Mrs. R?
dee. Ptickett by hot' made. Ctninli
ha in; then, to Mr. Plns?n'^ moth
IM IM. \ IIS TO < ON FEKKXt I .
Kor. .1. I?. ( rout on Division < f Moth,
The South Carolina Methodist Con
ference will convene ai Abbeville >n
Wednesday. December sth. From the
Firs; ( hu ich of this city the- following
will go p.s delegates: Rev. ,i. D Crout,
Messi*8 O. B. Simmons, W. L. Gray,
t. F, lh i and C. C. Fentherstone. Rev.
8. T. MeCrirty will go from tlie Sec
Many readers of The Advertiser are
acquainted with Ihe fact that there is
much Rgitation now on the subject of
dividing tin South Carolina confer
ence, forming two divisions. In sneak
ing of this. Rev. .'. ! . CrOUt said: "i n.
less the- Is Rufl'.eien't argument for
holding the present conference intact,
a.- I sc it HOW, I shall be in favor of
a division; ;.s it i-. the conference i
too unweildy and only the larger cit
ies can entertain it. A great (teal of
good may be accomplished by the con
ference' meeting In some of our small
er towns, and ! should be glad to se<
"However *, said he. "there is some
objection; divided, t!.< South Carolina
conference will lose some of its old
time prestige in ?!.? general confer
ence. Hut 1 think the interest oi the
denomination will !??* served l>j .. di
I.<>t ef Louisaua Conies.
Mr .lohn Stigall. a horse dealer from
St. Louis, brought n car load 01 Louis
ana marsh ponies 'o Laurens last Sat
urday and quartered th? m at Barks
dale and Martin's stables. There were
:;s in the lot, some right fine looking
animal.-. Sales an being made ever)
di.y, the prices ranging from ?"?;'."? n
head ;o ST.". Mr stiL;:,i Is n former
resident of Laurens county, having
lived in the Shiloli country, where his
father, Mr. G. W. Stigall ?tlll resides.
Ii lYKM'OKT \M? BRIDE.
Arc Entertained At Former's Old
Home, i roos inn.
Cross Hill. Nov. "2?A happy social
ever: of the past week was the home
l ooming of Dr. R Campbell Davenport
and his bride. Dr. Davenport and Miss
Louise Bailey of Ellenton, South Caro
lin:1, were married lar: Wednesday the
' Ttli at the home of the bride's moti.i
at El Ionton.
M s. Davenport Is fi charming young
woman and litis Many friends tri Crosi
nil ? ? . - . ? ?
many friends here-.
t'ouer fonipiiii) Issues Head*.
The Reedy River power Company
this ( it;.' litis lloated bonds to the
mount of .*:?.?.*? . which have alrei
hei n disposed of ; t line advantage
It is understood thai the company
lil i \c< I i<? it' s"r::i|" .
?'1 11 RKON ( UM 1 I! I ( OMI'AXV.
lour Sisters, third V (tract ion In
ScllOOl I.J( ( Hill.
On Thursday even::::. December
2nd. the Peterson Concert company
will entertain the people 6f I ?aureus,
this being the third attraction in the
school lyceum course. There are > < t
four numbers and Prof. Jones is very
'desirous of disposing o! the few re
maining tickets; they uro how $3.00
foi tip double tickets! this Is less that
40 cents a number.
The Peterson sisters are regarded
the b> artists In their 1 i???- to be
heard hi rihj' course. Tli* re are four
of them, ;.il well trained and accom
pUshed musicians and are adepts In
vooi.l and Instrumental music
The h ading newspaper of a Kam s
city says of the Petersons:
The program was musical, and t. ??
talented young women were forced to
respon I to an encore to every number.
The soprano was an ' icceptlonnl'.y
swc<t singer and the trio in "Annie
Laurie" was a delight, the alto being
especially effective. The young ladh
also performed splendidly en violin,
mandolin, guitar and piano. Their
ipiartette, composed of :i:r?'e mando
lins and the guitar, ie the "Suwuitoo
Hive"." was v. ?rth (ho price of t! o
s-.-o.: ticket e> (ho lecture opuse."
v 'is. M \ hi; \ l!I T McCH \? Kl N.
teed Woman of .lack's Had Son hilled
In The War.
Sota* jime ago The Advertiser print
ed the nanies of a nuintn r of "mothers
of Confederate veterans": 'his. of
Course means, livings mothero of liv
ing veterans, However some moth
ers w!..i -tu\o their sons to the cause
have !>? en meht ioned,
in Jack's tOV a .hip. at the home of
her son-ih-law, lives Mrs. Margaret
MoCrncken, * * years old; true, she is
bed-ridden, but her mind is still clear
and site recalls vividly the events of
the war. Her sot.. Mr. .i. it. McCrnck
en, tr.lis.ted at the begihuing of (lie
wai itnd fought until he was killed at
the liattle ol < old llnrhof.
Tov n I cum Weil (.aim .
\ football te?.in made of young n. n
from (he city defeated the graded
school team las* Friday by a score if
The ? were sh
il [sf erica I Met (lilt/,
? ? i ? ii ? ?
ffivitii? '?.??. J. Hear
tile elllnj ??':'v.-- : . - ;?' it*i ? ? J
di'v.-u mv K c.;. :<t /? "'.tr ? r: ; feast
ft"'. a.-t nie, alas! aia< ? ' Ail summer \
Viiij I'Vo w?nder<-->. <> prlhi Iii - ??. ? v L
nc'r: li rvntalllf/ til At I fl<3 '.nr..-. | .v.-., \\o\.i r
Tfiy frail, oblivious ail of hutchc s am of dine-r
parties ffa.vj where voice?? rise lit pr; art this ifia.i
Tl-.au.:-: iv::i|' pay. Itokv ; .. inMv )'..::< ! !.> i] ? t! tuv h'.?. I
lh' day* fc'oue by wheti IM stritt be ido kotrt?? pray 1 kh^Wn
to f.i in a than I; liow often lit the barnyard huvi i pecked a r , i ?
(Tay, tine lithe ):<? felt important, sir, aitd got ins ? mv v iv, And t. e ?:.
I'd ftllcil my empty crop with the corn laic] out io.i nie, . . feel a- hap; v
Its i lord?as ;uty icuiir c? aid be; a:iil I'd strc.i scro>.?? t ci barnyard' t:>
poiiie coot, Seel lined nook, or pernaps enjoy a pebble litrich by tue ?wlftly
raitiitni/brook. I loved to bathe In Mother Harth diu! h> ?> inj feathei ,
r* >ah, for a tiirlre'y in Iii? gaudy dr?>-s is proud as any queen; and when tvt
nu;lii i roosted liiffll, my head beiie.1t ti my win if, ; d ream od <. . little 'im--?
and the joy ilirty yearly bring, to all their mamma trtricevs and their papa
turkeys u>o, and in (heir turn rear little < no to h;?t ; ... Ir hi in 'anew, lJut
Ml nty dreams tire shattered how; life's u<>\ -s i- r me ;ir- d< . . . | ? ero y60
i i.iotpit ii! rhyme fliy spirit Will liave net! to a )???>..?? ..... x.hero
htm rry men live col plainer fodd, and they, ||l:<> ttirk , : ? i;fh! io
hlutpiy doing And so ttiis rhyinu comes to : m et? Iowa
fie:.- I > mv tall, I be).' VOIIl p.lrdoU, i "'.. If, i ? i:
Itlournful wallj but While / ? ?j j I wit i yoii ?.?????.' is yen,
diite, r.t it < .. v $ /V.-"*"^ . 1
drauifhti of joy, . V ? ? ;.'? v
i-i t ? a mo' l
meiit !i ?wyoffVj * \'\\ \>\
SOCIAL Q AYETI ES
IN RABUN COUNTRi
MI:?*os Vorn Ii ltd AUtonc Balduin ( ele?
brate lliriiiiiti) Personal Monis
Itani Is lluriicd.
Unbilit, Nu\ . 22, -At the pretty coun
try homo tu Mr. und Mrs. \V. \. Unld
win nonr Itnbun on Thursday after
noon a birthday party was given to
their daughters, Misses Vera ami \l
leine Baldwin, \ large growd of bo>?
end girls were present from four o%
clock liil siv The hall rtiid pitrioi'
wore decorated in ros< s and violets,
while the dining room was beautifully
arranged with vases of roses, violets
Several Interesting games wer?
played and then all were invited into
the dining room whore cake, ornngi s.
apples and caud) were served by Misi
cs Sadie Gray ami Sarah Nash.
All had a grand time, ami would en
joy the parties more if they would
come around oftcnor. A large until
her if nice presents were given to
Misses V. ra and Atleltie.
' Those preset:; Were. Misses Ktlna
ami Irene Owens, Mamie and l.ohi
St?me. Mafic ami Lizzie Million, Sarah
and Hertens? Nash. Stella and Willie
Sip Million, lloiiavio Habb, Sadie Grnj
Loylc and. Juu'.e Irwin Haldwin. ,\|essi>
Wellie Vbereronitde. Charlie. Julius.
iindAiiger Habb, liootii (tray. Gillie ami
Culver Suiliiuerel. Charlstbii. and
Ralph IVabb. Haskoll and Con way Hep.
Alton Idwln. Frank Million. The
chnperpiies wort Mrs. Paulino Nash
; Mrs. Minnie Million, Mrs. I ail a Hald
win. Muse.- Carrie Mahon, Mae Habb
Minnie Wal';. Alllo Hahn. Vivian
Owi us, and Clnytio Habb.
Mrs, Rebecca Owens is spending
tliis week with Mrs. Emily Wood- in
Mrs. Walter Baldwin was in Hoi:, a
Hath last week on business.
Miss Vivian Owens spent last Tllim
day night with Misses Mac and Alllo
Mrs. It, A. Owens and Miss Edlin
wore the guests of Mrs, Claude Owem
Mr. and Mis. I?. ... \\\ Iteason. Miss
OS Mae nud Mllo Bnbb spent Saturday
I night w|th Miss Vivian Owens, and
attended the preaching service at
Green Pond church Sunday morning
Miss Geiihvoe Bnhh spent Pundti]
With Mis- Edlltl Ovve,i;;.
Mr. and Mis C W. Bit 111) SlVlit Ft !
day with their daughter Mrs, v.
TW (1 CROSS IM I.I M A Bill t(.*!:s,
lleujiii'iin..Mart In and WitKs.Fretieh
> llpfiills. Other Fit ins.
i . i ? Hrifii
? . . iPi.g
Mlsi Nell Wallace of Lauren i> ? ,.
guest ,.| Mis ('a : rie (loodp.an.
Mist Kva Hagood of Greenwood li
I he \< :\ Trolll'
FOR THIS SEASON
rift* to Sixty Per Cent
"t teld Indicated.
AVERAGE PRICE 13 1-2
Difference (it' \hout #20 More I'CC
Hille Realized Thun for Las!
^ ear's ("rep.
The total eottoii receipth for the
l.aureus muri? ( nt the beginning of
the last week In November do hot ox.
ceeil v.. bales. This includes ac
tmi 1 salts am! warehouse ccrllltcntOH
As compared with the receipt? at
this time last year a yield of from GO
to 00 per ????tit is indicated. Indeed it lu
estimated that 00 per <?? nt of the pikos
? in crop has been gathered and mat ?
keted. l?'or the present season the aver
age price in Latireiis for the staple
has been about I'l'-j. emits against an
average <ii' K-'V'i cents for the corre
sponding period last yea;-. In olhoi
words this crop has yielded at least.
$20 more the hale. Ihit this hi>; dif
ference In prices will scarcely bring
tlie total returns up to last year's. llo\\
.?VIT. in some eui. the farmer iv.iU
receive more for tip1 present crop ;.
his yield has been ooinpnratIvely
I'm Instance: a certain 7.. tic re <
farm which pnjdticcd 00 bales boil
year will this season make l."> hale...
and t ;?? diuereliCO ill price Mglji Oil
Increase of soijictliing over $00'.'.
The cotton se<;d crop i: also <
spoudly small, but iii< priee obi
t!?ir season about iloubles last year';
(Ig tiros, thus Substantially supplemeht.
Ing the prices received foi the si (t? ?
Taken as a whole. t!>.niity ~ ? Ifi
good eouditioii; an < s'celleut corn crop
has been ninth . togethoi ?itii n ' ill
yield of hay und "tl:< : provender;
seen to be more ploiitifhl and a I ..-,
increased acreage !.a: already beet,
sowii in small grain, Collections am
lair, pus.- dii;. bet t< ? i htm la:: a: .
ami trade h satis.0eM.oiy in ttjou
Hi. i;. I'. ft ii ;hi ? lit a.:????:
THE AVANT CASE
IS IN STA'H