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The Foundation of Wealth is Real Estate
Practically all the enormous fortunes of today are based on enhancement of surburban properties.
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The North Laurens
The North Lain .mis Realty Co. is offering you the Batne opportun
ity in their Auction S;.;e of beautiful, high, dry and level building
Sites on North Harper streit, with every facility at your door, in
ch ding Church, School, Hank. Store.-. Posloilice, Passenger station,
Electric Lights and Telephone lines. New and wide streets have
hem graded through the entire property which makes every lot
accessible In any direction. North Laurens has an altitude of 645
feet which Is ."??"> feet higher than the Court house square. The
natural drainage gives perfect health conditions. Never boforc has
such an opportunity been offered the business man. the speculator,
or the homo seeker lo invest a small amount of capital that will
give handsome returns.
Terms of Sale
The terms are most liberal: One third CASH when deed is delivered, with
balance in two equal annual installments, with Interesl from date of pureh
ase at 8 per cent, per annum, with privilege of paying all cash down. To
parties wishing to build a home of a house for Investment, the Building and
Loan association of Laurens will lend money for that purpose on lots on
which all purchase money lias been paid in full, : t the rate of $1.07 per
month In advance on every $100.00 so borrowed. : ml at the end of 72 to so
months your home will he paid for on this plan. Why pay rent when you
can buy your own home with the rent money? Read what the officers of (he
respective Building and Loan associations of Laurens haw to say:
Mayor Babb is now installing three new Arc lights on North
Harper street, extending lo the city limits, which makes night
driving or walking to North Laurens safe and comfortable. Have
you any idea what the street traffic is by this properly? On Sat
urday. .Ian. I5tll (which was a rather cold day.) we employed a
man to count the passers-by from 8 a. m. to li p. m. and his tally
sheet showed the following scores: 1,373 people; 491 horses and
mules; lf>"> wagons; L'TS buggies; 15 automobiles; and 33 backs.
Is this not an index to the value of this desirable property so well
One Lot FREE
One lot will be given away absolutely Tree on day of sale. Any
white person, male or female will be entitled to a frei chance at
this free lot. The only condition being that they must attend the
Dr. IL K. Alken president of the chamber of commerce will se
lect a number (known to no one except himself) seal it up in an
envelope and lock it in the vault of the Hank of Laurens. where it
will remain until the day of the sale, and when the sale is over
lliis envelope will be opened and the lucky number contained (here
in will be announced by Mai. Watts, president of the Peoples Loan
it Exchange bank, ami the person holding the corresponding num
ber will get the free lot. Every white person attending the sale
will be given a numbered ticket on the grounds and must be pres
ent when (be lucky number is announced.
.Ian. 21, 1910.
Mr. B. F, Arthur, Mgr. of North Lau
rens Realty Co., Laurens, S. C.
Dear Sir: -The Building & Loan as
socllltion of which 1 am secretary and
treasurer, is a mutual association and
anyone can become a member of same
by subscribing to stock, payable in
nonthly Installments of one dollar per
We loan, upon application, to mem
bers who own city property unlncum
icred, money to build houses on same.
Each share entitles the owner to a
oan of one hundred dollars each, the
Utercst thereon at the rate of eight
? I r cent, per annum, payable monthly,
naking monthly dues on each bor
owed share $ 1.07 per month.
All applications, of course, are sub
ject to the approval of the Loan com
Yours very duly.
C. IL Holier.
.Ian. 21, 1910.
Mr. B. F. Arthur. Mgr. of North Lau
rens Realty Co.. Laurens. S. C.
Dear Sir: The Building ?V- Loan as
sociation of which I am secretary and
treasurer, is a mutual association and
anyone can become a member of same
by subscribing to stock, payable in
monthly installments, of one dollar per
We loan, upon application, to mem
bers who own city property unincum
interesl thereon al the rate of eight
per cent, per annum, payable monthly,
making monthly d ies on each bor
rowed share $1.67 per month.
All applications, of course, are sub
ject to the approval of tbe Loan com
Yours very truly.
W. R, McCuen.
Jan. 21. HMO.
.Mr. H. P. Arthur. Manager North Lau
rens Realty Co., Laurens, s. C.
Dear Sir:?We are organizing the
Merchants Building and Loan Associa
tion of the city of Laurens. fll'St series
to commence January 26th next, and
shall be glad to cooperate with you in
the sale of your lots on North Harper
We will be in a position to make
loans to parties purchasing lots from
you who wish to build. We will lend
money for this purpose at the rale of
eight per cent interest payable month
ly in advance, payments to continue
until tbe value of each share of stock
reaches $100.00, which we estimate will
be in six and one-ball years from date
You may say lor us to your pur
! chasers, that tho.V will receive every
consideration at our bands in keeping
with good business policy, and that no
loan will be too small for us to handle
Our office will be at tbe Hank of
Laurens. and we shall be glad to have
parties wishing to purchase lots to call
Gala Day for Laurens
Truly this will be a (tilIII 1>U) for Laurens and vicinity.
In ndditli n to this opportunity to make money and own a home
at a small outlay v,e have decided to have other attractions:- An
old lime Barbecue dinner will be served by those famous caterers
Messrs Rhlk? ly and Anderson on Hie grounds.
Music will be furnished by one of the best brass ami reed con
cert bi nds in tall uniform, in tbe South. Prof, diaries Swart/, the
world renowned aeronanl will clvo one of the most startling free
exhibitions ever witnessed here, lie will ascend in his hot air ship
and when in mid air at the height of two thousand feel will make
a death daring bap on a swinging bar by cutting loose from the
9hip aid decending to the ground in his parachute. We have se
cured tbe service Prof. Swart/ at a great expense ami this grand
free exhibition is worth coming many miles to witness.
$10 In Gold given away
$10 in gold will be given to the person guessing nearest to the
average price per front foot of all tbe lots sold, will bring at the
auction sale. All it costs to guess is a postage stamp! Fill out
this blank below and mail it to Mr. H. F. Arthur, general manager
at Laurens at once, ami after tbe sale is over tbe white person
guessing nearest will receive the $10 gold piece.
MR. B. F. ARTHUR, General Manager North Laurens
Realty Co., Laurens, S. C.
I guess tin- building lots to be sold by you at auction to the
highest bidder will average
inred, money to build bouses on same, on us and discuss their plans with us.
Each share entitles the owner lo a Yours very truly,
loan (,: one hundred dollars each, the .1. .1. Adums. Secretary
per front foot
Remember this sale of lots will be a clean square deal conducted by business men. There will be no by bidding, no deeds to colored people. A
detailed map of the survey will be published at the earliest possible moment, giving the size and number of each lot. The date of sale will be an
nounced just as soon as our preliminary plans will warrant. Every purchaser of a lot will be required to pay $5.00 down at sale to confirm the
bid, and will receive credit for same on the cash payment. _ _ _ _ _
J. Adger Smyth, Jr.
NORTH LAURENS REALTY COMPANY
Thos. 1. Swygert,
B. F. Arthur, General Manager
Edltors hihi opinions.
The Question of how far the edito
rials in a newspaper reflect the person
al, individual views or the editor, and
how far they are to he taken as an im
?irtial exposition or concrete facts
;nd principles, Is up for discussion.
id although the matter can never he
i 't nitely settled, occasional consider
ation of It is not unprofitable.
In this world of many men and many
/rinds, it would he tlie height of pre
B imption, cheek and gall, for any man
7? try to hold out the idea that he
Alone is infallible and that he alone is
ipable of conceiving correct views
upon tiny question, no matter what;
at the man who is unable to appre
ciate that whether he is capable of
discovering it or not. there is a right
und wrong to everything, is little bot
ler than a moral and Intellectual Im
There arc editors, so-called editors,
who have no views except their desires
ad whose views are applied to every
ntestion on the same principle thai an
nfnnt turns to its mother's breast, or
!? ticks a piece of candy. These editors
. iclare a certain way and argue a cer
tain way, because they want things
; ii.t way. And in all cases their views
.re certainly the individual views of
By way of illustration, we will re
marh that while there are as many
kinds of lawyers as there are Individ
.als in the profession, they are divided
into two general classes. One class
'.in see but one side of any question,
?he side it is on. and the other class
looks at both sides. One class looks
inly to temporary victory in the par
ticular case upon which It may be en
gaged. The other recognizes that in
?11 things right is the final arbitur.
and Is nlways careful about trampling
right under foot. Those who belong to
:.ie first class, may win the plaudits of
ft day or a week, those who belong to
the other class build for life and leave
rood reputations behind them.
The newspaper editor who fents the
?picstlons of the day on a basis of tem
porary expediency may very well be
?aken as expressing his individual In
clinations, and it Is only n matter of
ilme, and often a very short time at
-lint, until ho is sized up at his full
value. The newspaper editor who uti
lertakes to view facts and conditions
.in a basis of their real relation to
fundamental truth, may not always be
correct; but he will always command
the respect of those who admire frank
honesty, and who may he abb' to see
that he stands for that quality.
Editors who write merely for the
purpose of impressing their individual
opinion, have very little business in
dicting those opinions on the public.
Editors who write to teach and im
press the truth with the hope of mak
ing men better and wiser, very often
do a great deal of lasting good.?
The Ad\ortlsor's Plan.
The I,aureus Advertiser, one of our
valued exchanges, does what all coun
ty newspapers should do. It has a
column devoted to school news, which
is open to teachers throughout the
county. It must be encouraging to
the teachers to know that their efforts
will be recognized, and what they ac
complish for the good of the school
will be made known to their co-work
ers throughout the county, southern
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WHAT THi: KIDNEYS DO.
Their Unceasing Work Keeps Is
Strong und Healthy.
All the blood in the body pusses
through the kidneys once every three
minutes. The Kidneys filter the blood.
They work night and day. When
healthy they remove about 500 grains
of impure matter daily, when tin- '
healthy some part of this impure mat
ter is left In the blood. This brings
Oil many diseases and symptoms?
pain in the back, headache, nervous
ness, hot. dry skin, rheumatism, gout,
gravel disorders of the eyesight and
hearing. dizziness, irregular heart,
dellbllity, drowsiness, dropsy, deposits
in the urine, etc. Out if you keep the
filters right you will have no trouble
with your kidneys.
(!. w. Wallace, Qarlington street.
Laurens, S. C, says: "I used Donn's
Kidney Pills and from the results re
ceived think very highly of them, in
fact I can say that they did me more
good than any other medicine I ever
used. Kor months at a time I had
headache, often so severe as to lay
me tip. A sharp pain caught ine a
cross the small of my hack when I
attempted to stoop and uns so in
tense thai I had to cry out. The kid
ney secretions were too frequent in
passage, particularly at night and at
times contained nntcli sediment. The
various remedies I used brought me
no apparent benefit and when I saw
Donn's Kidney Till advertised. I pro
cured a box al the Palmetto Urn;: Co.
After taking them a short time. 1 no
ticed a Change for the better and con
tinued (heir use until I was cured.
Since then there has been no return
of my trouble. I take pleasure in ad
vising other persons a III Ic ted as I >vas.
to use Donn's Kidney Pills."
For sale by all dealers. Trice :,u
cents. Foster-Mllburn Co., Buffalo.
New Work, sole agents for the t'nited
Remember the name?-Donn's-?and
take no other.
We Ask You
to take Cardul, for your femalo
troubles, because wo are sure it
will help you. Remember that
thi3 great femalo remedy?
has brought relief to thousands of
other sick women, so why not to
you ? For headache, backache,
periodical pains, femalo weak
ness, many have said it is "the
best medicine to take." Try it 1
Sold in This City p,
They Grow Hair
Certain Ingredients if Prop
erly Combined, Stimulate
Human Hair Growth
Rest ?rein is one of the most ef
fective germ destroyers ever dis
covered. Bota-naphthol is a most
powerful, yet absolutely safe ger
micide and antiseptic, which pre
vents development of germ matter,
and creates a clean, healthy con
Pilocarpine, although not a col
oring matter or dye, is an ingredient
well established for its power to
restore natural color (o human hair.
Borax, bocau.se of its well-de
fined softening and cleansing prop
erties, is mos! useful in the treat
ment of scalp and hair diseases.
Glycerine acts a stimulant to the
hair l>u!!>s. and has a soothing,
healing an t nourishing influence
Alcohol is indispensable in medi
cine because of its antiseptic, stim
ulating and preservative-'qualities.
Rcxall "93" Hair Tonic is chief
ly composed of these ingredients,
\vhi< h are compounded in a peculiar
form, and \vc believe it is tno most
effective romody known to medical
science f<?r scalp and hair troubles
g< ucrnlly, Wo personally guar
antee it to eradicate dandruff and
.-<?:.Ip irritations and to grow hair,
even though tho scalp in spots is
b.nro of hair, providing of course
there i> life and vitality remaining
in (ho hair roots.
Y.'e want every one troubled will?
.-(?alp disease, dandruff or loss of
hair to try Rcxall "93" Hair Tonic
If it does not remove dandruff and
promote :i growth of hair to the
satisfaction <>f the user, we will
without question or quibblo re
turn every cent paid us for it.
This guarantee is printed on every
package It has offectcd most sat
isfactory results in 03 out of 100
eases when? put to :i practical test.
Ilex all "0T' Hair Tonic is en
tirely unlike and in every partic
ular different from anything olso we
know of for the purpose for which
it is recommended. \\V urge you to
try it at our en! ire risk. Certainly
we could offer no better guaranteo
Two sizes,.")() cents and $1.00.- The
Laurens Drug Co., Laurens, S. C.
"Our doubts are fruiters, and make
us lese (he .I WO oft might win hy
fearing to attempt."
.Moral: Huy a lot at Vorth I.aureus
NOTICK TO CLKAN STUD VMS.
lo Clean Streams.
State of South Carolina,
Count) of Laurens.
Pursuant to an act of the general
assembly Of South Carolina, provided
therefor, the county hoard of commis
sioners of I.aureus eounty, state of
South Carolina, does hereby order and
fix the following dates for Hie clean
ing of streams within said county for
and during the year A. I >. 1910, to wit:
That all streams within said county
shall he cleaned out. its required by
law. during the period beginning Feb
ruary 1st. and ending .March 31st., and
(hat they shall again he cleaned
within the period beginning July and
ending August Illst A. 1). IH1U.
All landowners and persons in
charge of lands within said county are
hereby notified and required to clean
their streams within the above named
Done at Laurens, S. c. in regular
annual meeting this the Gill day of
January. A. D. 1910,
II. II. Humbert.
LICE N SK
fees for Ifiuvkers ami Peddlers.
Slate of South Carolina,
Count) of Laurens,
By vlrturo of an no! of the general
assembly of South Carolina provided
therefor: lie it resolved by the county
board of Commissioners of Laurens
county, in the state of South Carolina,
in regular annual meeting assembled;
That license !c< s to be paid by hawkers
and peddlers doing business within
said comity during the year A. I). 1910
be and the same are hereby fixed in
tbe following amounts, to wit: For
foot peddlors, flftoen dollars, poddlon
in one I dim' wagon, forty dollars: for
peddlers in two horse -..agon, sixty
dollars; for peddlers of stoves or rang
es, for the first wagon sixty dollars
and for each additional w;."nn forty
dollars; poddlern of clocks, for the
first wagon fifty dollars, and for cad
additional wagon, thirty dollars1 ped
dlers of lightning rods, for the llrsi
wagon, twenty dollars, ami for each
additional wagon teil dollars: peddler*
of spectacles, on foot, ton dollars: ped
dlers of spectacles In vehicle, fifteen
dollars: peddlers of sewing mnclllllOS,
for the iirHt wagon fifty dollars ami
for each additional wagon .thirty dol
lars: peddlers of pianos or organs, for
each one horse wagon eighty dollars,
and for each two horse wagen one
hundred and twenty dollars. All li
censes to be issued by the clerk ol
Court of said county and to be of
foree until the xist day of December,
A. D. 1910 as provided by law.
Dono at Laurens. S. C. In regular
annual meeting this the Gth day Of
January, A. D. 1910.
II, B, Humbert.
CHARLESTON AND WESTERN CARO
Arrival und Departure of Trains, Laurens,
EFFECTIVE APHIL 1, J!t09.
No. 1. Leave Augusta.10:10 a m
No. I. Leave Laurens. 2:32 p ni
No. 1. Arrive Spartanburg.. 4:05 pm
No. R. Leave Greenwood.... 6:50 am
No. 5. Leave Laurens. 7:55 a m
No. 5. Arrive Spartanburg. . 9.30 am
No. 53. Leave Greenville.12:20 p m
No. 511. Arrive Laurens. 1:45 pm
No.*H*>. Leave Greenville .... 4:30 p m
No.*.S<). Arrive Laurens. 6:25 pm
No. 2. Leave Spartanburg .. .12:20 p m
: No. 2. Leave Laurens. 2:32 p m
; No. 2. Arrive Augusta. 0:15 p m
? No. o. Leave Spartanburg . . . 5:00 p m
No. C>. Leave Laurens. 6:315 p m
j No. <>. Arrive Greenwood .... 7:50 p m
I No.*87. Leave Laurens. 8:10 am
1 No.'^7. Arrive Greenville.. . .10:20 a m
; No. 52. Leave Laurens. 2:35 p m
I No. 52, Arrive Greenville .... 4:00 p m
Trains '86 and "87 daily except Sunday.
'in weei-.iy through Pullman Parlor
Car service hotwoon Augusta and
Ashevllle on trains Nos. I and 2;
North hound, Tuesdays, Saturdays;
Southbound, Mondays, Wednesdays
C, II CASQUE, Agent,
Laurens, S. C.
<;. T. BRYAN, Oen. Agt?
Greenville, s. ('.
A. W. ANDERSON, Cen. Supt.,
ERNEST WILLIAMS, 0. P. A.,
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Farm Lands For
I am now prepared to negotiate a
: -ale for the lands in Laurens county
belonging to the estate id' C. O. Witte,
consisting of the following tracts;
About 050 acres near J, I). W, Watts
place, known as the Irby Place,
About ? acres near Lisbon church,
joining land of W. W. Madden.
About-? acres near Uoyd Cross
About K0 acres near Waterloo (In
About 180 acres six miles from Wa
Any parties wanting a good chean>
farm call to see me.
M. L. Copeland