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DID THOSE MEN RUIN?
Cross Hill. !)<?<?. 14th. A negro wom
an died near town last Thursday night
or was left dead. A short while alter
two men went Into the room w here the
supposed corps was. to light a lamp.
The old woman had revived but could
not speak and in the darkness she
readied out her hand and toehed one
of tue men. Tie ? were, so frightened
they ran away from home. It is said
that "they ran ' does not express it
They only "hit the ground 111 high
I'roi. Spencer T<> Speak.
Prof. A. B. Spencer of Clinton \?iil
deliver an address in the interest of
the Laymen's Missionary movement
neat Sabbath morning at Rocky
Springs church at the usual hour for I
service. The public are cordially in
vited to be present.
Our Ten Cent Counter is loaded
down with the best values ever offered
for only It) cts.
S. hi. & B. H. Wllkes A Co.
OHA PEOPLE IIK.AK DK. Til A CK Kit.
Attended Services ?it Presbyterian
CJlurch Other Mom Items.
()i a. Dec. 1 Ith. Mr. Jeff Brandett
ami family will next year occupy the
luiiise owned by Dr. s. P. Blakely
At the last meeting of the Bethel
Young people's SOSClOty, Miss Mamie
Ityrd was appointed assistant leader.
Mrs. Ii. iv CIrlor being chief loader.
Miss Euphemia Thompsoii was the
gUCSl last week of her aunt. Mrs. J,
?. c. t-iurnu>g of liuureus.
Miss l.l/zie McCllntoek who has
been si?'k for some time is convales
cent and a complete recovery is wish
ed fur by her many friend.'.
As an evidence of Ora's growth she
has a new More, that of "'Nabers and
By Ml." These gentleinen are now
ready for buslnevs and will be glad to
sco t heir friends.
A number of our people rcallr.ed
tlielr opportunity and heard Or.
Thacker. Among those thus favored
were Messrs. I.. P. Blakely, Willie
Byrd. I.. .'. Blakely. Misses Mamie
Byrd, Ruphetuia Thompson, Mrs. Hun
ter nnd Mrs. O. L. Hunter.
Mrs. IJvy Watson of Bradley was
With relatives here one day recently.
Negro Child Burned to Death.
A three old ehild of Prlleau Voting,
(?(doled, was burned to death last
Friday afternoon at the cabin home
Of its parents, a few miles below Clin
ton. Left alone with one or two oth
e. smVl children the little fellow was
evidently playing about the open fire
place when his dress became ignited
and when the parents reached the
bouse tiny found the child dead at
the doorway. Coroner llairston went
down Saturday morning and held the
Fnrmrrh of I.aureus County.
w. j, Lungstun, v>. iv. is the most
prominent pastor In Horry county,
lie is pastor at Con way. but goes
over all the "Independent Republic"
preaching and teaching. Dr. Lang
the State Mission board as well as a
successful pastor.--Anderson Mail.
A .Merry Christmas to Everybody!
This Home of liOOd Shoes will be
closed all day on Christmas Day. R.
Wo "Titled" Folks.
"('apt." Carpenter, "Col." Aull,
"Maj." Crist and "Lieut." Boney say
we ought not to have questioned the
validity of "Capt." (Jon/ales' title.
These titled folks all stand together.
?Spa it an burg Journal.
Why shouldn't we "titled folks all
stand together?" And we will tell
you (something else, If we should all |
line up wo would make a formidable i
appearance and some of you fellows j
would he ready to take the tall tim
bers.?New berry Herald and News.
Kxctirslon Hates for the Hnlkliiys via
Account of the Christmas Holidays
the Sounthern Railway will sell lOx
cursioil tickets at very low rates to
all points south of the Potomac and
East of Hip Mississippi Rivers. Tick
ets wtll be on sale December 17. IS.!
21, 23, 24, 25, "7. and January 1st
with final limit returning January 6th
1010. For further information apply
to any ticket agent. Southern Railway I
.1. L. Meek. A. G. r. ..A
W. E. McCce, T. P. A..
IFATHER 80-MOTHER 76
The aged father and mother
// J% ^-"\ ?^ a Promment Boston lawyer
/Mh//jyJs^tf \ safely carried through the last
f^m&l&Yh** two winters by
V^wf^^lOuJ The son says: " My father
^^^^^^^^0^^ and mother owe their present
^r^^^^^^;\ strength and good health to
- -^cr^sv.Vinol. During the last two
trying winters neither of them had a cold, and were
able to walk farther and do more than for years.
I think Vinol is perfectly wonderful. It certainly is
the greatest blood-making, strengthening tonic for old
people I ever heard of." ?-???????
We want every feeble old person1 In this town to Iry
Vinol. We will return their money without question 11 It
docs not accomplish all wc claim lor It.
THE LAI RENS DRUG CO., Laurens.
Do Your Christmas
Early and Do It at
Dry Goods, Notions, Millinery, Shoes, and Ladies' Ready=
We have everything you could ask for in the way of ffl
M to=Wear Coat Suits. A beautiful line of Ladies' Handker= fe|
|g chiefs and Neckwear, just the thing for Christmas Gifts. ^
We have only a few COAT SUITS left, and to close them out before the holidays we are making Special
Prices. : Come and get yours while this bargain sale is going on. : A word to the wise is sufficient.
All $35.00 Suits reduced to...
All $30.00 Suits reduced to. . . $20.00
All $25.00 Suits reduced to. . $20.00
All $22.50 Suits reduced to.$18.00
All $20.00 Suits reduced to. $17 00
All $18.50 Suits reduced to. .$15.00
All $15.00 Suits reduced to .$12.00
All $13.50 Suits reduced to
All $10.00 Suits reduced to . .$8.50
All LADIES' CLOAKS (ioing at ONE-HALF PRICE.
I All LADIES' CLOAKS Going- at HALF PRICE
GET YOUR CHRIHTMAS CARDS HERE-SO FOR 5 CENTS