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s Be Thankful For
OUXCi Mrs. .lohn Vlnecnl liar
via approached iln- butcher's
ISC wait <iti iin
.. Mr. Hutch
1 don't Un
1 want sui
thing for a Thanksgiving dinner. No
that is, 1 (lou t think 1 wain a turkey
unless perhaps you have one ready
filled. Hither chestnuts or oysters
Would do. You haven't'.' Then 1 think
1 WOlt't take a turkey. The
bo so difficult.
"You sec. my husband"
Conies With difficulty "has
family to take t heir lirst nie
they are to dine wit h us f
al I mean
r the lirst
time since we went to housekeeping,
so l want everything lo had; as ic i
were accustomed to It. No, I ant not
used to such a large family, and you
must help me to calculate. There are
his father, mother, the girls and a s.m
in-law. You see, Alice,
daughter, w a b
married in an
a u t o e a r. but
maybe you don't
care for roman
"I asked Mr.
.1 o h u Vincent
i larris \\ hen he
kissed that i s,
when he left Hie
t bis in o r n i n g
what 1 should
buy, and he said
to k'H I de
(dat'e, I believe
till, yes, IIOW I
know. I le spoke
oT a bird and a
hot He.1 11 a V e
you any birds tu
hott I es V No?
That's too bad
And aller I had
been so CU refill
to remember l?o! Perhaps a
would In- nice, only ducks havi
homely feet. No. 1 just couldn't
a duck to his family. \Yli>
tors are so proud of the
Wear Kreuch beds. Then
them sisters, 1 mean
nil be there. 1 ulinosl
M l\*T NO I I
Vol. w.v IT IXI
all his sis. j
are |lve of '
md they will
wish I could i
have married a man with halt us lllUliy
sisters. Why, Iiow tunny! Then theiv'd
be two and II half sisters, and that's
not possible, you know.
* uf course I must not keep you wait
ing. I don't really mean to liKUiopoli/.e
your lime, but I Hi, d< ar! SN hill shall
1 gel 7 l guess you limy send nie it
squill that's a yotltig doVe, yult Know.
1 ate one at a rcstuumill once just lift
er I was i ilgiiged. That's quite aw Idle
llJiU, because We've beeil married eVel'
so long. You Jttsl dllglll to see my
presents. I've go( tinm all spread out
und What V 'S oll don't I hllik a squib
? squab, I said will be large eliougllV
Well, maybe not,
"What shall I get'.' Let lue See.
Heese! Yes, you may send Hie three
gCCSCS not too small. Please be sure
to ? over t h 0 Ir
feet, and no,
yOtl II eed III 'I
dress them, be
cause I don't
want, to make
you extra work,
and you know
Id have to mi'
dress them liefere
I baked t hem.
And. please. Mr.
KlltCller, see that
(heir eyes are
closed, for I ne\
er could liave/lhe
heart toput rV. in
into the oven' jf
they were look',
lug al me.
Yotl ha . e been
so kind that I
have a not loll lo
tell you a se- :
cret. YeS, I will.
This is inj1 lirst experience at a hum,
store. Yes, I think I've done protfy
well. I am afraid I did lib Just a lil.le
to you about being married a long
time, because, really, you know I
haven't. Why, bow did yuu gues*< It?
We have JuqfajSOt hack from our ti iy
"now, no.n'r YOU
"So, 1 won't keep you iiuy longer.
Hy Hi.- way, I ^ 11:? 11 want n fuw pounds
? ? r gimlets ii", giblets for gravy, s,?
please send tii.'in. Iioh'l forgot about
closing tin* eyes. Tli ink you, Uootl
sik- returns hastily. "Oh, i nearly
forgot to order salt pork. Mr, John
Vincent Harris i.-i ?" fond <?!' it for
breakfast. Pleuse dou't seial any
tat with it, because wo at,- not Jack
Spratt and his wile. WhatV No,
ihey are not. neighbors, i though! you
might know them. No, they don't
trade bore? Now. don't forget the
things I've told yuu. Uocd day."
A "TURKEY DRUNK."
An Old Time Thanksgiving Custom
Which Is Happily Now Obsolete.
"I remember when 1 was 11 boy that
one ??!' the groat features of Thanks
giving lime was what wo called the
?turkey drunk,' " nays 11 native of west
ern Now York. "Polks didn't seepi to
kill lhe|r Thanksgiving lUi'ko* In those
days until the forenoon of the day it
?was t>i be .?alon. and it was the ens
toiu t'i gel the bird most gloriously
drunk and kill it while || was in that |
condition. They used 1<> say thai it
made the turkey's la-i moments on I
earth happy and made it- approach
illg death a tu.HUT of IlllOOIIcel'U to
the bird. Mot'O than Ibnt, it u;i> be
lieved that the brandy I hey Ailed the
turkey up with gave the meat a llnvor
tbai iio bird tli?l died sober ootild ever
have. 1 don't know whether that was ;
so. but i do know, that i ell 11*1 get any
turkey nowadays that has the peeul- I
larly delicious tlav?ir I i lose brandy
soaked birds Of iiiv beloved boyhood
had. The turkey drunk was 11 great
occasion, h was witnessed by the
Winde family and all invited
guests, If there were any. Two hours
lie fore killing tin lurkej the lead Of
the l'aini|y Wohld fill a teacup or a tin
cup Or soinoliines a small gourd with I
brandy. 'Phis he would take out to j
the poultry yard where the turkey
which was t<> provide (lie Thllliksglv-I
Illg dinner would be cooped Up by il
seir in one corner and place it on Hie
ground In front of Hie turkey. Those
tow is appeared |o be fond of brandy. I
und the do..1.1 bird would gobble up |
the Intoxicating liquor with Hie relish
of a confirmed old toper. Sometimes
a particularly large and fat turkey
would drink the entile contents of the ;
"As soon as Hie bird was through |
drinking it Would be let out of its I
coop, and in less than three minutes
it would be staggering about the yard
with us elegant a Jag ijh as any round
er ever enjoyed. If the victim was u
gobbler bis efforts |n maintain bis dig
nity under the iuillleii.f his |<>ad
were us tunny us a circus clown's.
Steadying himself by lin effort, he
would throw his head up. thrust his
chest OUt, lower bis will: - U|l they
drugged on the ground and then try to
strut among his hclis with the (tollll-*
Heel ing pOUIpOSity of his Sober da.VS.
Ills strut (nvitrhlbl,\ ended in his fall?
Illg IgliomlilloUsly on Ills nose, ami his
struggles to regain his eqtiillbrium
were equal u> the drunken gymnastics
of To. dies.
'?The exhibit i..11 lliO iltloxichtod gob
bler made of himself created nnnils
(akable surprise, If iioi disgust, in his
harem, and the hens would draw apart
iu groups and watch the antics of their
lol'd in sho. ked silence. The turkey
hover tailed to get drunker and drunk
er and at last wuld toller and fall
and gi\e up to the llllluonoe of the
liqtloi', Then was the time to kill the
bird, and its bead was cut off while
the turkey WHS in its stupor. That
custom is fortunately obsolete now. 1
doli'l think it would be a very inspir
ing sight for one to witness nowadays,
'.lit in the old limes the stillest tcoto
aier didn't seem to see anything
wt-oiu iu making the Thanksgiving
llll'key trunk. I suppose that would
'??one under the head of cruelty to jjhj.
Ulills now. At any rate, it should."
On the Mexican Border.
Ah.ng the southern border <>f Mexi
co the natives Mill prepare their
ThnilkSgtvIlIg feUSt with the primitive
tools of lineielit times. I'.cans and
corn arc ground into moitl by the la
borious aboriginal method to make
bread and fiijolcs for the Tbunksglv*
OlMMHtTTXITY VOU I.VI'HKNS.
Mi. Mali Sil)s l.ii||n*UN Should He on
New Trolle) I.inc.
Editor The Advertiser:
Tin; purchase <>i ill'1 Anderson Trac
tion company's properties by a syndl
outo In which the Dul<cs, large owners
of tin' Southern Power company, arc
I)roiiiiiii-ii 1 ami the announcement that
they will extend its electric trolley !
lines to Creenville ami Spnrtanhiirg
is the mos l iinporlanl commercial
HOWS ol the last ten years to the Pleil
IIIOIll section of South Carolina al
hast that is my opinion. This syiuii
cnte of capitalists have the money to
revolut ionize transportation in the up
country. The I Mikes have control of
the water and electric power and they
can build trolley lines where they
wish. If they build to Creenville and
Spurlauhill'K they will eventually build
to tin- other large towns of the Pied
mont country; thai may he taken as
a matter of course, but it is also cer
tain that tiny will expect ami demand
the towns interested to help. The]
<own that waits and does nothing
will receive no attention until Other
more enterprising towns have boon
When the line is built from Ander
son to Creenville and Spartanhurg it
will he roughly speaking, a scgnicnl
of a circle. Extending the line to
t'liiou, thence to 1.aureus. CJ reo Ii wood,
Abbeville and Anderson would com
plete a great bolt. This development
is possibly lor (he distant future but it
may be lor the near future. In other
words, exertion on the part of the |.
pie of I.aureus might hurry it up. If
the business Inen of I.aureus wish
their city to grow and are in earnest
enough to invest I hoi i' money they
should get in touch with this traction
syndicate al once. They need not ex
pect the Dukes or the Southern Power
company or anybody else lo act the
part of fairy godmother to Luurcus;
they W ill have lo show their faith with
their hniikhills, but the> can, I . as
pect, get electric | r?uspert at ion lor
Lauren:; pretty soon if they wan, it
I do not mean t hat ad loll should he
taken next week; the new compaio i
has ma formed deliiiile plan: yoi lilt
big plans are hatching ami In i \
i liiil sleep will ho forgotten,
\Y. \V, ItAI.I,
Jellj I rum Km paroled Vpplcs,
"lu our late little rounds up I he
country, we >.ai one evening at a lovely ]
tea table, and fell to ra\ ine liver tie
beautiful ami delicious apple jelly '
[ The lady of the mansion said: "It Is
made from evaporated apple bought
out of the stole. I had iii) green oi
fresh apples and could get none. I
bought one pound of evaporated rip
ple:. limed thoiil, put them in a kettle
lo belli with an inch of water above
(llelll. When they Were done. I .set
them away over night, still with an
inch of water above Iii? in. I repeated
ly replenished the water. In the morn
IllK I strained the stuff through a cloth
and. adding sugar, boiled the juice
down to this pretty jelly, The pah
pink oi amber is (he natural outcome;
the. bright red is simply colored with
a few drops of the fruit jlllCO you lind
at soda fountains. The one pound of
evaporated apples made twice as much
jelly as I would have thought. To the
pulp I added sugar and some lemon
peel and made very good jam for every
The .above is from the pen of the
late c,|. Jas. T. P.acon. appearing last
summer in the Edgcfleld Chronicle; it
refer:; to one of l.aiirolis' best house
\ Scalded Hoi's Shrieks
hori iii..; hi; grandmother, Mrs Maria
Taylor, of N'ebo, Ky ..who writes that
When all thought lie would die. duck
lens \rilloa Salve wholly cured him.
Infallible tor Hums. Scalds. Cuts.
Corns, Wounds am! llroisOH, Cures
Kev er Sores. Ilollfl, Skin Eruptions,
Chilblains, Chapped Hands. Soon
i< in.; Pile: 2a0 at Hie Lantern; Drug
Coinpnnj and the Palmetto Drug Co.
Never! No, Never!
Marv li.ul a Mill,' I.nah:
Kor ii she ceased in euro.
Her affections were transplanted
To Ii Hille Teddy hour.
or this she also wearied.
As so often is i ho ease:
Ami a sauo.v Hilly 'Possum
Came ii> lake |ioor Teddy's |>laee.
And now l often wonder,
When Dill's no inert* the rillt?,
Will She lav Ish her affect ions
On a I i 1111 ? I try ii Ii I n 01 o 7
LippliiCul i 'h
"She broke him of smoking so that
he eould save money."
? And <li<l lie save money ?'?
"Yes, ho got 'o interested in saving
money (hat he hroke "it ihelr engage,
men) so that In- could save still more.'
I louston Post.
\ Maid Til sit.
"1)0 you think a woman eould ho a
sat isfaetory juror?"
"No. She'd (lave to agree with
cloven men. ami sin: hasn't learned to
agret! with one yet '? Philadelphia
Teacher What do you undcralund
I lij the words "self denial?" Pupil It
Is when some one Comes to borrow
money frOiii father and be says he Is
ma at home. ? Kliogoiido Hlallei
Pill \^ ;i- Prail Slow.
"Didn't I i< n .Mm that Pill whs too
slow to live?"
"Why, what'?; 'e hin ami done now?"
"iP-'s gone ami got run over b> n
hearse I" New Vork Journal
l.ookluu Oat for (Jraiidina.
They are considerate youngsters In
Nottingham a^ mi..! peoj)le Know,
says London Tbl Pit. A little bo>
who a- grandmother had jn l died
Wrote i he billow Inj' letter, v\ Iii' Ii he
duly pi..- i' it:
Hear id \iiii
i ai, !a... Pli ii I'iVe !.? r a hai p to
I. .1 ami i
Obiu a i i'lilnpel
( iinlenipor.ir.i i i< I Ion.
Vis 11 in "Wb.ii haw you in ai'oilo
I I lihi tirhni '?< 'ool I.It and Peary
I odieals." Pldol;|\ n I .it.'.
Sure of II;> P hereabouts.
1 \ souiie iiiaii f< ll into a stnte 01
coma, but r?i ovi-i <-d bi-toro Ills friends
had buried him Ui.: Ihern a: hi d
ib-ad. An I I 1.11' w I v :<? li'i. la earn "
in> i..? i were cold und I was hiingry."
? P.ui how did id:.i make yoii sure? '
"Well. I i<he\\ that ii I vv"< re in hoav
i'ii I shouldn't be hungry, and If I wa
in tbo other plneo my foot wouldu'I
be cold." Cleveland Header.
"Hllbtirly is the most conservative
man I Over ktiow. lie will never
make a |>ositive i internen!."
"How do yoii know?"
"Tho other night Miss Sorocchoii>
sang for him and When she Whs
through Blio asked him it be thought
her voice was improving."
"What did ho shy?"
"lie said either P was or his hear
ing was growing defective, ho, didn't
exactly know v.hieb."
I,I H.I 0 Johnny Stl> mister!
i.ittb' Johnny VS ho crousted youi
eyes instead of dotting tjlcm? Piek
Tliis distressing dlsehse results
from a disordered condition of tho
- toinach, and can bo cured by taking
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver
Tablets, flet free Bample at l.aureus
Drug Company's drugstore umi try it
Duo i>?( on Main at root, cloeo lo tho
Public square; stx room modern
dwelling; wulur, lights and soworago
A nice home Trice $5.oon.
210 acres ot laud in Dial's township,
known as lue Capt, Swltzor ptuee; six
room coll age, 2 louuul houses, Hum
burn ami outbuildings. Price $20 tie re.
seres laud noar Tumbling
Shoals; houuded by lauds ui W i>
and .1 1.5. Sullivan, 3 room dwelling,
good outbuildings. Prien $212.50 pm
:'.L':'. acres laud, bounded by lands ul
Daniel South l>fivi?< land. Miss West
and others. Known ns the f?llen Dai k ('our
Imme: trad. <' loom dwelling and X ten
am houses I'm? made right
71 acres on Reedy Itlvor, bounded
by lands ol James Dowuoy, Will Cnld*
well ami others. With tenant house,
Price, $20 pei aciu Terms made
v1 ? acres of land, o room cottagu
nicclv located lu til* lOWII ot (hit)
("our!, with one ot tie' lineal wolls of
water in lnWU. Price, $2,300.
S room dualling on Ceutolinlul hi'
('lluton, s ?', vvlth ?i buudredths oi
an acre 01 land . Know n art No. UrllLill
i'lace. Pi i, ,;, I I.OOO
II a. lew ol land In tho town of Whit
mire S c. nicely situated, wultublo
foi dwelllnu lots. Price $1,000.
One lot a( Watts Mills, with sovon
room cottage, 200 feet front and 100
fuel deep, wiilj meal market. Price
150 acres land, one huH lllllu of Dial
church, with a batldsoiiiu dwelling, 3
tenant housus and good out hulldlugn.
Colli? quick il you want this place.
Price $50 per acre
52 acres of laud lust outnldw of the
corporute limits ot tue town of Cray
Court, with our tenant house. Price
$50 per acre.
Two aero lot In Him town of Gray
Ith room dwelling, nicely
located. Price '$2,500.
iion. w itii
ot land nuAt Lauf?
r,o acres of hind in fountain Inn,
I nicely located, price. $2,0bo.
32." acres land ?! miles ot Cross Hill,
known as tho old Campbell place,
j Price $15 per aero. Easy term;
107 acres Ol land bounded by land
M. II Holder, W. D Abnrcroinhie, and
others; 8 room dwelling, .'1 lonanl
'houses, good barn and out*bulldiugs
Price $25.oO per nerd Terms- $l,0(iu
<'ii h. remaindoi hi five oqual Instill
, i> acres known hs old (Joodgyu
I place, has ,S room dwelling. ??! leimi ;
; houses, Im?; corn mill in K'jod ruiiuiug
Order with 70 uorso walei powei
Price $4,500 'I Ol UJS (USde ??:. I ,
One lot m Wattn Mills, 250 fret front
by Tu feet deep, 1 room cottage and
oui hulldiugs Price $1,000.
65 lo res of land, with dwelling, good
barn and out hulldiugs, near Owiugs.
Price $3,500; terms inmlv uasy.
Ill acres bounded t>y binds of Jeff
Olivia ami Herbert Marlin; SI good ten
ant bouses, und good bum. Price
per act e.
1 10 acres of land, with five room
dwelling, 3-rooin tenant liOUBO, good
out buildings, ne;ir Hickory Tavern,
Sullivan township, l'rlco $15.00 i?er
5'j acres ol land In town ot Lanfofd,
w:".j tuuaut bona, at $60.00 per acre.
i> acres of land In one inllo of tho
town of Oiay Court, with two dwoll
lugs. Price. $io per acre.
2-18 acrQH of land near Hahnii Creek
church, 8 room dwelling, three tenant
houses, Price % '.'.'. i>o yer acre.
SS in.ten of laud near Bramlett'n
church, bounded by lands or w. p.
Hanls und Jiki llui'dotto. Hoven
loom dwell in;; leiiant Louses, good
barii and out buildings. Price $^o
per in i n
fiO acres In Dial township, bounded
bj land ol Pink Heliums, Ludy Bolt
lid It c Wallace. pi.j $1,300.
1)0 acres bounded by Iiukh of Y.
V 11clturns and Mitchell Owens, In 3
tin of l.iiiireus; dwellings und
out buildings Price par acre.
II? aere< of bind rioai Cray < ourl
hoiindi d ... lands of 10. T. Sbvll \\.
10, (Jrayj seven (bom cottage, fine
lairii a id outbuildings ami lino past
ure. Price $00 pm acre,
f Cray Court!
Prl $500 00.
127 acres lai d ii Kullivun township,
11 1*0011) dwelling, good Out buildings, I
tenant house. 1 rice $!10 per acre.
100 acre.-, of Ian i in Youngs township,
ii room dwelling, tw > tenant houses,
hie. $2 :;,ii.
200 acres of laud liefti Durbln i reek
church, bounded by lands of W 'I
Parks and h?ureus Whlto; ' tenant good barri
houses, well limbered good stnte ol
cultivation, Price $30.00 pci acre Sl/acrej land i mile? ol Laurons,
bounded by lan l. Mrs. Hurgess, Hob
acres land bounded by latids oi Hrovi/n, .In . Uaudeh and oth?rs; d ten
I H Well- JhomuH Hurl', and Other.. , ?? , r
.. :,, n,.? .,.>?_ ... , ant house:;; 7 hors? taroi in cultivation.
?i" iivo loom dwcdlMic good mo
bill liiig :?. at Kkom Price $15 pei Will hi cut into lolM -i 100 acres each,
lie i i'r.ce pri aer*
J. N. Leak
Real Estate, Stocks and Bonds. Gray Court, S. C
Vet c h a n d AI f a If a
(let fresh seed from me.
A full line of Fountain Syringes
Dr. Posey's Drug Store
Laurens, s. C.