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S. b\ HONEY, Editor.
ADYEUTISKK IMtl.YHNU COMPANY
Laurcns, S. C.
Advertising Kiites <>n Vppllcntion.
Obituaries anil Card of thanks: One
cell! a word.
Entered at the postofllce at Lnurons,
S. (.'. as second class mail mutter.
LAUKENS, S. C. I'EHKl'AKY 9. 11)1(1
Wo llUVO all heard that opportunity
some times knocks at the door ol every
man; it is Jusl as true in regard to
community. Laurcns has had a
number of "opportunities" thai have
knocked h ng and hard . I her doom.,
but she let t! in pass, For hirtnuco, I
Iho town mlghi have hail a college;
tho town mlghi have had the Seaboard
railroad, tho town mlghi hnvu bad a
good many other things, bill the oppor
i :nity was allowed to pass by without
any particular interference with its
11 .'\ bial "forloek."
Hut will the new electric line go by
in tin same manner? it remains to
bo so; a. It will depend upon what
ihe lilts I ii < -s men of Iho city do In tho
matter. We will say, without much
fear of going wrong, that if tho desire
Is strong enough hero and ihe effort
strenuous enough, tlie line can and
will be secured. The racialists who
have this new project In hand liavo
the money to t!o a preal deal of devel
oping in this part of the state; we
tl.ltik they have the inclination. Hut
it is certtiin that they will have little]
to do Willi a community that snows no I
Interest or even half hearted concern |
about the matter, They will not ex
tend their lines through any country
or town thai appears uninterested,
Naturally, and because Lnurons h
n good town, the line through this sec- ;
tion would in> just the thing; and ii
would pay. I'.ai tho people cannot
afford lo rely on these facts to help
them out: they must hold meetings
upon meetings, must send committees
nnd other committees, they must sub-1
scribe in stock. Work up a SUlllcieilt
amount of enthusiasm, let the promo
ters ItllOW that Laurcns wants the;
line and Is determined to du her part,
ai.d Ihe effort will very likely be sue-[
e< BBful. Anyhow, it will do no harm '
And the llrst step is the meet inn at
Fountain Inn next Friday morning;
b f Laurcns have good representation.
The Advertiser is not in the habit
of "throwing bouquets" Just for the
fun of throwing them; that is not our
line. Bill when a public official fulfills
ihe duties of his office in a manner
worthy of more than ordinary praise,
we have no hesitancy in saying so.
This idea prompted tho expression
concerning .ludgo Thompson some
? weeks ogo,
In reference lo the prosont supervls
of this county w ? have just about
the same opinion, < xoept thai Mr,
Humbert Is not a veteran, But, we
believe hin: in he one of the most com- '
petenl supervisory in ihe entire state
ami Laurcns county is fortunate in
securing bis Borvloos. it will he a
good thin:: fur the county for Mr.
Humbert Id he re elected lor aHOtllO)
Another thing: it was a wise move
to have the salary of this office in
creased. Th.- place demands a man
Who can command that salary in any
other posiilon. It is a step in the
? ? ?
WHAT 01 ?]<. BHJil \ M I
The supreme court has ruled thai
Solicitor Wells erred WhOll he ordered
the QeorgOtOwn shorlfT to arrest W. It,
Avant, the slayer of Mrs Ruth Big
ham, wife of Dr. (;. c. Blghnm, ami.
following the habeas corpus proceed
ings brought by his attorney. Avant
is ordered released, provided he can
furnish bond to the amount of $3,000,
But, meanwhile, what of Dr. Blgham?
Taken all in all. this is one of the
strangest, most mysterious and unex
plalnable case we have heard of In
recent years. Here are two men. con
victed of shooting <-\ helpless woman,
sentenced to three nnd a half years in
the stato penitentiary, released, pend
ing an appeal to the supreme court on
nn Insignificant bond to the amount of
91,500; owing to a misunderstanding
as to the appeal, the solicitor orders
tho arrest of the two men. one of w*?nm
hearing that lie was wanted gave him
self up, the other remaining at large,
his whereabouts unknown. Though
not a prisoner, Avant was eon lined in
the penitentiary; now the supreme
court orders IiIb release under an In
creased bond. Assuming that the bond
will bo furnished. Avant Will be a free
man under a $3,00 bond, and Blgham,
upon whose order the shoot inn was
done, i.s still at large under the origin
al bond Of $1,600. To say the least of
it. the matter of bonds seems a little
unfair and unequal; why is it so? And
where Is Blgham? Whose raull will
it lie. in case the convicted doctor de
rides that he will not serve Iiis sen
The case excitOH considerable in
terest in this section, anil the people
uro somewhat ut loss to understand the
Took all Bis Money.
Often all a man earns noes to doc
tors or for medicines, to cure a stom
ach, liver or kidney trouble that Dr.
King's New Lifo Pills would quickly
cure at slight cost. Best for Dyspop
sla. Indigestion, Biliousness, Constipa
tion. Jaundice, Malaria and Debility.
S5f?C at l.aurens Drug Co. and Palmetto
Have you thoroughly cultivated a
liking for "tar water"? They say It
is very healthy, oven if it Is unpleas
An attack of the grip is often follow
. ii by a persistent cough, which to
many proves a groat annoyance. Cham
berlain-?? Cough Remedy bus been ex-!
tensivcly used and with good success
lor the relief ami cure of this cough.
Many cases have been cured after all,
other remedies bad tailed Sold by
Lau rens I Irug < !o.
How's This 1
We offer one hundred dolars reward
for any case of catarrh that cannot
be cured by Mall's Catarrh Cure. P
.1. Cheney ft Co.. Tol. do. ().
We, the undorslgned, have konwn
l?\ .1. Cheney for the last I ."> years, and
believe him perfectly honorable in all
business transactions and financially
able lo carry out any obligations iptule
by his firm.
Wnhiing, Kinnan ft Marvin,
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, <>
Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken intern
ally, acting directly upon the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system.
Testimonials sent free. Trice "?e per
:?('!;!?' Hold bv all , )r i.-.-,.-.
Take Hall's Family Pills for consti
Mr. Prank McCravy, ebbst son of
Postmaster McCravy. went to Oreen
ville Monday to accent a position in
the Greenville postolllce as sub-clerk,
having recently passed a creditable
examination heforo tin* < ivil service
SOI K STO.M VCH.
MLo-ua Puts the Stomach in I'I lie
shape in Five Minutes.
If your stomach is continually kick
ing up a disturbance; you feel bloated
and distressed; If you belch gas and
sour food into the mouth, then you
need Mi-o-lta Stomach Tablets.
Mi-o-na stomach tables! gi\e instant
relief, of course, bill they do more:
they drive out the poisonous gases that
cause fermentation of food and thor
oughly clean, renovate and strength
en tin' stomach without nrllllclal aid.
Mi-o-na stomach tablets are guaran
teed to cure indigestion. acute or
chronic, or money back. This means
that nervousness, dizziness and Iii 1 -
liousness will disappear. Druggists
everywhere and l.aurens Drug Co. sell
Mi-o-na for 50c,
I was under the care of four differ- ,
cut doctors during nine months ami
was cured of dyspepsia b\ Mi-o-na."?
Mr. Joseph Crondinc. pj' Fountain
Street, Fall River, Mass.
Root!)'s Pilis for Constipation?25c.
Mrs. D. E. Barret! has gone to
Chapin to spend a few days with rela
A Matter of History.
It costs millions of dollars, and thir
ty-flvo years time in work, to prove
conclusively that scientifically made
paint. Is superior to the old method of
making paint by band mixing with a
stick in a pot; a few gallons at a time.
Tho.L. ft M. Paint is scientifically made
by machinery with only the finest
White Zinc and White Lead made from
metal, and pures! Linseed Oil. Its use
saves costly labor, .ml the many mil
lions of gallons in "d throughout (he
United states proves it. Sold by ,T.
M. M. L. Nash, l.aurens. and ,f. W.
Copolaml ft Co., Clinton.
Messrs .lohn Henry and .lohn Acy
Bnlentiue of the Brewerton school dis
Irle! were hero Monday for the county
? hat Parisian Since Will do of Mouej
Stop falling hair in two weeks.
Cure dandruff In two weeks.
Stop splitting hair.
Stop itching scalp immediately.
Crow more hair.
Make harsh hair soft, silky and lux
Brightens up the hair and eyebrows.
As a hair dressing It is without a
neer ?it contains nothing that can
possibly harm the hair, it i? not qtleV",
oily or greasy - it is used by thousands
to keen the hair healthy it prevents
as well ns cures scalp disease.
For women and children Parisian
Sage is the most delightful hair dress
ing and should be in every home.
Lau rens Drug Co. sells It for f>0 cents
a large bottle. Ask for Parisian Sage.
Little MIsk Grace McCuen Taylor Is ;
out at Princeton spending a short
while with relatives.
Do von know that croup can be pre
vented? Olve Chamberlain's Cough.
Remedy as soon as the child becomes,
hoarse or even after the crouoy cough !
appear! and it will prevent the at
tack. It Is nlso a certain cure for j
coup and has never been known to
fall. Sold by Lau rens Drug Co.
Have you seen our "Jumbo Chairs ",
made to stand routrh use. your chair
troubles are over. If you buy a set of
these, price $3.00 for six.
s M ft H. If. Wilkes ft Co.
Rev. S. R. Rrork Leaves Clinton.
Rev. S. R. Brock who h?s been pas
tor of the Clinton Second Baptist
church and the chapel at Lydia, has
resigned these two pastorates to ac
cept that of the Lowryvllle church In
Chester county with two country charg
es. Mr. Biock. who was in Laureiis
Saturday returning 'Kan Oconoe coun
ty where he has just completed a re
vival meeting, states that he will begin
his new work next Sunday, but will
not move to Lowryvllle until about
the llrst of March.
A few minutes delay in treating some
cases of croup, even the length of
time it takes to go for a doctor often
proves dangerous. The safest way is
to keep Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
In the house, and at the first indica
tion of croup give the child a dose.
Pleasant to take and always cures.
Sold by Laurcns Drug Co.
I OUR SPECIAL NOTICES.
For Sah- -150 bu. Poorland cotton
seed for sale, $1.00 per bu Turns out
40 lbs. lint to hundred. 30 bu. Shaw's
improved Prollllc seed corn $2.00 per
bu.. made lib bu on two acres harrow
ed the corn once and plowed it twice.
It has from two to three ears on
stalk. Apply to T. M. Shaw, Cold
Point, s. C. 26-3t
NotlCO. We have on hand now
ready for delivery the new crop mort
gage. Will print your name in, in lots
of loo or more. If you want blank ones
write Laurcns Drug Co. or The Adver
tiser. Laurens S. C.
For Sale.?Shepherd pups (do^si
.1 months old at $5.00 each; Toulouse
Oeeso at $5.00 per pair. M. R. L. Pe
di n, Fountain Inn. Route I.
Labor .Savers. .Moores Modern
Methods. Let us show your samples.
All sizes and Bertlings. 8x5 size in
stock. Phone Advertiser Printing Co.
I am Heady to treat your horses
am. mules as will as cows. Clin rages
very resonnblo, 11. P.. dritten, Horse
nil mule spe< lallst, I.aureus, S. C.
(?t*| Moore's modern methods of
bookkeeping, saves linn- ami labor.
Small expense, in stock for imme
diate delivery. Advertiser Printing
Fur Sale A lew bushels of Improv
ed Kin? cotton seed; $1.1)0 per bushel.
Also a line lay horse, qualities per
fect, price right. .1. Wade Anderson,
Laurens. S. C.
Wanted Reliable men to take or
ders tor paints from farmers and oth
ers consumers in Laureiis and adjoin
ing counties. Full commission remitted
on sllipim nt of goods. Swift Paint
Co.. ( lev.-land. O.
For Sale Improved Marlboro proli
lle and the Marly Yellow Dent seed
corn; $2.00 bushel, or $l.7"> in bus of
.'. bushels, w. c. YVhnrton, Waterloo,
s. c. :'.t
I'nr Sale or Kent Three houses on
Laurel street, each has a nice garden
and yard. Equipped with modern con
veniences ami near the square. Apply
to .1. V. Wallace. Post ofllco, Laurcns.
S. C. St
For Sale Improved cotton seed;
made sun to |,000 lbs seed cotton per
acre last year; matures and opens
well; $1 per bushel. 75 cents in live
bushels lots. a. E. Cleveland, Tylers
ville. S. C. 2t
$25.00 Reward For the arrest, and
proof to convict, for the person or per- |
sons who broke Into the store of
Brooks &. Jones at Laurens S. C, on
the night of Keby. 2nd, 1910 and took
the following goods, viz; 2 Winches
ter Automatic 22 Cal. Pities. (One
slightly used.) ; RIflles 22 Cal. of Sav
ago, Winchester or Remington make;
2 Double-barrel, breech loading, shot
Kims; I pair Brown K- Sharp Hair Clip
pers No. O; Several Keen Cutter Pock
et Knives, and a few W?sten holm Ra
sors; Several Ingersoll Watches, most
ly of the medium size $2.00 grade.
W. S. BAGWELL,
Chief of Police. Laurens, S. C.
The Author's ftflUe will bo open
from the 1st day of January to the
20th day of February, 1910, to make
returns of all property both real and
personal for taxation.
All male citizens between the ages
of 21 and CO years on the 1st of Janu
ary, except those who are Incapable
of earning a support from being main
od or from other causes, are deemed
polls. Confederate veterans excepted.
All taxpayers are required to give
Township and No. of School District
also slate whether property is situated ;
in town or country. Bach lot, tract
or parcel of land must bo entered
After the 20th of February, 50 per
cent penally will be attached for fail
ure to make returns.
W. T. DORROIL
Dec. 4, 1009? td.
Mi.Hi,.a for Letters of Administration.
Slate of South Carolina,
County of Laurens.
By O. (L Thompson Probate .Judge;
Whereas, Alice M. Metzs made suit to '
me to grant her letters of administra
tion of the estate and effects of Bright
These are. therefore, to cite nnd ad- ,
monlsh all and singular the kindred and I
creditors of the said Plight L. Metzs.
deceased, that they be ami appear be
fore me, In the Court of Probate, to be
held at Laureiis C. H. S. C, on the
loth day of February 1910 next, after
publication hereof, nt II o'clock in the
forenoon, to Bhow cause If any they
bnvo why the said administration
Bhold not he granted.
Given under my hnnd this 1st day
of February, Anno Domini 1910.
O. 0. THOMPSON,
.1. P. c.
NOTICE TO CLEAN STREAMS.
siatc of South Carolina,
County of LnurCDH.
Pursuant to an act of the general
assembly of South Carolina, provided
therefor, the county board of commis
sioner* of Paurens county, state ol
South Carolina, does hereby order and
fix the following dates for the clean
ing of streams within said county tor
and during the year A. i>. 1910, to wit:
That all streams within said county
shall be cleaned out, as required by
law, during the period beginning Feb
ruary 1st. and ending March 31st., and
that they shall nguill he < leaned
within the period beginning July and
ending August 31st A. 1). IJJIO.
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 I,aureus. S. C. in regular
annual meeting this the tith day of
January. A. 1 >. 1910.
II. P. Humbert.
"Running on Howard time"
?the highest praise the "old
man" can give. The new How
ard Special Railroad D.:<i! hat
numerals for every minute from i
to 6 > around the dial. A giant e
tell-.* t!i" number of minutes past
|.0t it- ohmr y?n tli- Uowarh w;,i, |,
Vtliwjlxed by (,1'iutuU llctu-l?aM lofeUO,
The Class of Patrons a Store
Has is the Best Evidence of
the Kind of Goods it Sells
Wo numbur among our regular
customers ti'.u "llrsl families" of this
Why? Simply bocnuso wo carry
the kind of goods discriminating v-n
plo want *llto choluusc of everything.
Whatever you Kot horoyouoanbe
Miry Ims baute of it the approval of
men who know values In f<?<,<l stu'Ts,
und w!io select ti .in the thousundi
of brand!! tNu market offers. <>nly
hiicIi us ine proved worthy of u piuce
itiuong (ho wuiM's lim st.
Such u brand is
a coffco <>f ran- flavor?inado s<> by
handling the world's choicest crop hi
tlio ono best way, from picking In
puuklug, su ;.s tu produce n colTco >?.
Vou'll liko tlpcin whatever your
taste In eort'co- llk? it bolter than any
other coffee you over drank, because
It I? better.
J. M. Philpot
Laurens, S. C.
<| No stomach dosing?breath'1 \he pleasant,
healing, gcrui-kiiling uir ot Hyomci, and eure
CATARRH. COUG?S, CCLD3. CROUP,
SORE THROAT. BR0NCI1!T!S. ETC.
?J Complete outfit, including hard rubber in
haler, $ 1.00, on money-hack plan, fclxtra
bottlej, 50c. Dru^juts everywhere, and by
I.aureus Drug Co., Laurens, S. ('.
For Good Groceries
We arc offering special
prices on Flour this week.
Always fresh and clean
It is our purpose to offer
nothing that is not the best
in quality, and our prices
arc always right.
Sec us for Flour
.Sec us for Coffee
See us for Sugar
Sec us for Canned (ioods
See us for anythingrTyou
need in the grocery line.
J. C. Shell & Co.
The Cash Grocers.
ItllhUcr Stamps ami Seals \la<l<> a..
yoil want them, any size, shape or
styl?*. Kor linns, corporations, socie
ties, et?-. Advertlsesr Printing c?.
Laurent., s. c. 27-4t
Kasj ami Simple way to keep books
Moore's modern methods. Phone
Advertiser Printing Co. 27-it
Mr, Merchant. Cot crop mortgage
blanks from Advertiser Printing Co,
'i,' l.aurens Drug Co., I.aurena s. c.
Solid Car Load of Chairs
A great variety of both Straight Chairs and Rockers. These were bought
on contract, and will be sold at prices very much lower than the market prices, w^y
too. It will pay you to see them. ot|
Three Special Values: k
Wr?Very strong! and
heavy; 2-inch posts;
1-inch rounds; double
cane seat; z $4.50
value; our price,
Box Seat Diner
ed in Golden Oak;
open cane seat ; worth
$12.50; our price,
Saddle seat; beauti
fully polished; a good
value at four dollars;
g S. M. & E. h". W'iik.es & Co.
Wilkes pays the freight on bill of $10.00 and over