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People Interested In New
New Syndicate Asked To Kxtciul Lines
from Greeinlllc to Clinton lly
Waj of Laurcns.
Fountain Inn, Fob. 12. Since tbc1
purchase, some time ago, of the Ander
son Traction company by certain capi
talists of Oreonvllle, associated with
J, It. Duke of North Carolina, the ques
tion of Intorurban electric railways
has been the principle topic of conver
sation in this section of the State?, and
Jt Is the earnest desire of every town j
aud community to he on one of the pro- |
posed lines. Through the instrumental- '
ity of ("apt. .1. Adger Smyth, Jr., dele
gates from each city and town, from
Greenville to Clinton, met yesterday to j
formulate some plan whereby the co- :
operation of the Dukes and their asso
ciates may la; secured lit a line run
niug from Greenville to Clinton and
passing through Mauhlin, Slmpsonvllle,
Fountain Ian, Owings. dray Court.
Uarksdale, and Laurens, and possibly
continue either to Newberry or Union.
Notwithstanding the fact that a fierce
northeast wind, accompanied by sting
ing sleet, made the day one of the
most disagreeable of the winter, each
town along the route was fully repre
sented, as follows:
Clinton -Dr. W. A. Shamls, Intend
enti II. I>. Henry, Chancy Stone, and
W. M. Mason.
Laurcns- 11. K. Alken, president of
chamber of commerce; W. R. McCuen,
secretary of chamber of commerce;
.Ino. F. Holt, clerk; C, M. Babb, mayor;
It. I-:. Uabb. city attorney; .1. M. Can
non. Dr. \V. II. Dial. C. C. Feather
stone, YV. I.. Gray, and F. K. Spratt.
Uarksdale .1. I). Mills and It. C.
Gray Court?J. N. Leak. Intendent; '
R, L. Gray.
Owings .1. \V. Dupro.
Greenville .Ino. Woods, secretary of
board of trade; .1. I). W'oodside, A very
Patton, and \V. c. Cothran.
Fountain Inn was represented by i e
tween 60 and 100 leading men. includ
ing the town council in a body.
Dr. \V. A. Shamls of Clinton was
elected chairman and .Ino. Wood secre- J
In the absence of Capt. Smyth, who
was unexpectedly called away upon
business. W. I.. Gray slated the pur- ?
pose of the meeting.
At the suggestion of C. C. Feather
stone a committee, composed of three
citizens from each town interested,
was appointed to canvass the territory
along the proposed route, ami secure
rights of way. On this committee the
following were appointed:
A. F. Spencer. W. A. Shaads. and I
S. Craig from Clinton; II. K. Alken,
W. II. Dial, and W. L. Gray from I
Laurcns: .1. D. Mills, B. C. Burns, and
W. A. Putmnil from Uarksdale; R, L.
Gray, .1. N. Leak, and T. A. Willis,
from Gray Court; .1. 1). Woods. W. .1.
Hunter, and V. A. White from Owings;
D. M. Garrett, H. L. Shaw, and J. F.
McKelvey from Fountain Inn; A. R.
Hunter. F. F. W'oodside, and F. F.
Richardson from Simpsonville; T. M.
Verdin. Dr. A. White, A. S. Grosham
from Mauldln; W. J. Thackston. C. O.
Allen, and .1. A. Russell from Green
This committee was authorized to
commence ?vork at once securing rights
of way along the route. Another com
An Offer Backed by One of
Our Most Reputable
Wo pay for all ilc? medicine used
during tho trial, if our remedy fails
to completely rolievo you of con
stipation. Wo take .all tho risk.
You arc not obligated to us in any
way whatever, if yon accept our
oiler. Thai 's a mighty broad state
ment, hut WO mean every word of
it. Could anything bo more fair
for you ?
A most scientific, roinuion-sen.se
treatment is Iloxnll Orderlies, which
are eaten like candy. Their active
principle is a recent, scientific dis
covery that is odorless, colorless
and tasteless; very pronounced,
gentle and pleasant in action, and
particularly agreeable in every
way. This ingredient does not ,
causo diarrhtea, nausea, (la; ulence,
griping or any inconvenience what"
15VCI'. Ivc-A.oi Oidei!u.-> .kiO par- '
ticularly good for children, aged j
and delicate persons.
If you suffer from chronic or ,
habitual constipation, or tho as-j
jocir.to or dependent chronic ail
ments, wo urge yen to try Ucxall
Orderlica at our risk. 12 tablets
10 cents; 30 tablets 2,r> cents.-?Tho
Laurcns Drug Co., Laurens, S. C.
mittee, consisting of J. D. Woodslde, H. I
K. Alken, W. A. Shand, W. H. Dial,
and Jno. Wood, was authorized to pro
ofed to Greenville Immediately after
this meeting, and to report the results
of this meeting to the promoters of the
(JrcenvHIo, Anderson Spartunburg
Traction Co., who were assembled in a
special meeting. Arrangements were
inado tor the committee from this
meeting to have a hearing by the Duke
interests at onco, and ascertain upon
what terms their cooperation can be
secured. Another me ting will be held
soon at some place along the line to
hear the report of this committee.
The committee went to Oreenvllle
Immediately after the meeting at
Fountain Inn and bad a conference
With W. .1. Thnckston, the newly elect
ed president of tbe company tbat will
build the Intorurban line from Ander
son i?> Spartanburg. Mr. Thackston
pledged himself to do all be can con
sistently do to build tbe Greenville
Clinton branch. Mr. Thackston ex
pressed himself as being highly pleas
ed with the plan.
Tbe proposed line from Greenville
to Clinton would be about 45 miles in
length. The section between I.aurens
and Clinton, a distance of nine miles,
was begun some time ago by unother
company but would be used by tbe
proposed branch of the G. S. & A.
From Greenville the line would follow
a ridge nearly all tho way. hence the
o. t of construction would be eom
parltivoly small. Tin; country along
the route is a thickly settled one and
a rich fanning section. An electric
railroad through this section would
mean much for the county and would
no doubt be a paying proposition.?The
Do you know that croup can be pre
vented? Give Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy as soon as the child becomes
hoarse or even alter the oroupy cough
appears and it will prevent the
tack. It is also a certain cure lor
Cl'OUp and has never been known to
fail. Sold by I.aurens Drug Co.
A lad was standing with bis donkey
and barrow sidling vegetables in Lon
don one day when a smartly dressed
young man came up and asked:
"I say. boy. would you like to drive
me to the Mansion House?"
Tbe boy thought for a moment and
"Yes, guv nor: but I don't think tbe
'arness would tit yer."?Exchange.
While It is often Impossible to pre
vent an accident, it is never impossible
to be prepared ?It Is not beyond any
one's purse. Invest 2f> cents in a bot
tle of Chamberlain's Liniment and you
are prepared for sprains, bruises and
like Injurlees, Sold by Laurens Drug
Most Southerners are gallant. An
exception is the Georgian who gave
his son this advice:
"My boy. never run after a woman
or a street car there will be another
one along in a minute or two."?Ev
TO TIIK PUBLIC.
We arc Agents for Parisian Sage, and
We Know the Guarantee
Laurens Brag Co.
Parisian Sage, the quick-acting hair
Invigorator is guaranteed?
To stop falling hair,
To cure dandruff,
To cure Itching of the scalp,
To put life into faded hair,
To make harsh hair soft and luxuri
To make hair grow, or money back.
It Is the most delightful hair dress
ing made, and Is a great favorite with
ladies who desiro beautiful and luxu
Price ?Oc a large bottle.
A Restaurant Dictionary.
Pie?An invention of Satan, the
copyright of which seems never to
Sandwich Any old thing between
two slices of any other old thing.
SnucagO A lineal descendant of a
Fish Brain food that will make
Roast Beef?Meal thai you can't
help roas'ing while you are eating it.
Cake?A concoction tbat once -as
Butter -A substance not navigable
wltb a knife.
Dread The staff of life which is
hard enough to lean upon.
Food Something that the restaur
ant is out of.
check Something that is with you
Walter?One w',10 expects and waits
for a tip.
How's This I
We offer one hundred dolnrs reward
for any case of catarrh that cannot
bo cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure F.
J. Cheney fi Co.. Tob do, O.
We, the undersigned, have konwn
p t Cheney for the last 16 years and
believe him perfectly honorable In all*
business transactions and financially
able to cany out any Obligations made
by his firm.
Walding, Kliman & 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. Price 7T.tr per
bottle. Sohl bv all Briggls?ts.
Take Hall's Family Pills for consti
Mit. W1IART0N OFFERS PRIZE.
Will Give Awaj A Ton of Fertiliser In
Hoys' Corn Contest.
We will give to the boy raising the
most corn on one acre of land sacks
of Planters' Soluble Guano 8-3-3. To
the hoy who raises the next largest a.
mount we will give :'. sacks of Planters
Soluble Guano s-:i-:i. The boy who
comes third, we will give two sacks of
Planters Soluble Ounno s-::-::. All
boys who belong to the Laurcns Coun
ty Hoys' Corn club and who will use
Planters fertilizers to make this corn
will have the right to try to win these
tin >u prizes. You have a chance at
the regular prizes offered by state and
county and if you use Planters ferti
lizer yon have a chance at one of the
three prizes offered by Planters Ferti
lizer and Phosphate Co. of Charleston.
Planters Soluble GUSUO 8-3-3 Is the
kind to use. If your agent does not
handle it you can get it from one sack
up at the warehouse at Faurens. All
boys should enter this contest.
W. Carl Wharton,
Traveling Salesman for Planters
Fertilizer and Phosphate co.
COUGHS AMI COLDS.
Catarrh, Croup ami Sore Throat Cured
Hreatbe Hyomel and relief from ca
tarrh, coughs, sore throat or cold will
come in two minutes.
Hreatbe Hyomel (High-o-me) and
that stomach straining hawking in the
morning will quickly disrppear.
Hreatbe Hyomel and kill the catarrh
genus; heal the Inflamed membrane,
stop the discharge of mucus and pre
vent crusts from forming in the nose.
Hreatbe Hyomel for a few minutes
each day and forever rid yourself of
Hreatbe Hyomel?give it a faithful
trial and then, if you are not satisfied,
you can have your money back.
Hyomel is sold by druggists every
where and by The Faurens Drug Co. A
Complete outfit costs but $1.00 and con -
sists of a hard rubber inhaler that will
last for years, one bottle of Hyomel
and full instructions for use. If a sec
ond bottle of liquid is needed you can
get an extra bottle of llyomei inhalant
for 50 cents.
What Is It.'
'Sa\-. Pat. phwat is dis ting dey call
i chafing-dish?" asked Tim.
"Why man. don't ye know? Its a
frying pan dat's got into society."?
Ladies' Home Journal.
Saved From Awful Peril.
"I never felt so near my grave."
writes Fewis Chainblin. of Manchester,
Ohio. H. U. No. 3. "as when a fright
ful cough and lung trouble pulled me
down to 115 pounds in spite of many
remedies and the best doctors. And
that I am alive today is due solely to
Dr. King's New Discovery, which com
pletely cured me. Now 1 weigh 100
pounds and can work bard. It also
cured my four children of croup." In
fallible for Coughs and Colds, its tho
most certain remedy of LaGrippe, As
thma, resperate lung trouble and all
bronchial affections. f,0c and $1.00. A
trial bottle free. Guaranteed by Fau
rens Drug Co. and Palmetto Drue Co.
ltenieinber you can borrow money
from the Muildimr \ Loan associations
of I.aureus with which to build you a
house on lots of North Laurcns Realty
Co. at ?1.(17 per month for each $100 so
borrowed and at the end of SO months
your house Is paid for.. .Why pay rcntf
The auction sale is Thursday the 21th.
North Laurcns Realty Co.
Why pay $1.00 when you can get it
at $2.90? Our add in this paper will
explain, read it.
b. U. & E. H. Wllkes & Co
I The "Square Deal" Stoic
You get n square deal hrre bf
uj came the goods nre right, the
SH prices nre r:>:ht, the treatment
BS is ri^ht.
BJ We traltl cur cirrus to be ns pnr
pH tlcttlnr for our customers' interests
?* r.s tiny would he in buying for
So you get, always, the freshest
Ha K<><x!s, and the purest. We allow
H no other kind to be sold over our
iW S' in. licncles have jus; arrived,
E8 nnioiig i.icm ,i consignment of tare
for u "so v ho ; ppreclate quality,
'Hits I ,'nud :.m no equal f'ir true
c< tier . \,-< :!( j, stow cookjng mi l
Other'cedit i IJlcotn, proce.sr.es, are
nn Inn i .\ ?? ist en anything used
by otii. r < ? fn ?. It: iridis.
The scaicd tin cans keep all the
delightful toffee nroma In, and a'.i
tie.- dust and dirt out.
(Jet a can todny so you
will hnve it for breakfast
J. M. Philpot
I.aureus, S. C.
All kind of f?r?, Mink
Muskrat and others.
The highest market
price will be paid.
Next door P. O.
Laurens, S. C.
Dr. B. F. Posey's
De Bell's Kidney Pills.
If you have any derange
ment of the kidneys try a
for all catarrhal deafness,
hay fever and colds in the
The above preparations
are among the best of
their kind and fully guar
Fresh lot of garden seed
that will grow.
Dr. B. F. Posey
Laurens, South Carolina
Field Selected !
Laurens, - S. C.
Red May and
Rice Meal and
Wheat Bran for
ver Skin and
Laurens, 5. C.
The big hailnon from which Prof.
Svtartz will make Iiis grand leap lor
life ut north Laurens on Thursday the
?_'.">th? Is now stored in the warehouse
of Watt's mill under the rare of Slipt.
North Laurens Itcalty Co.
Plant Wood's Seeds
For Superior Crops
Wood's 30th Annual Seed Book
is one of the most useful anil com
plete seed catalogues issued. It
gives practical information about
the bestand most proiitable seeds
to plant for
The Market Grower
The Private Gardener
Wood's Seeds are grown and
selected with special referenco to
the soils and climate of the South,
and every southern planter should
have Wood's Seed Book bo as to
bo fully posted as to tho beet scocIb
for southern growing. Mailed free
on request. Writo for it.
T. W. WOOD & SONS,
Seedsmen, ? Richmond, Va.
We are headquarters for
Grass and Clover Boeds. Seed Po
tatoes, 8eed Oats, Cow Peas,
Soja Beans, and all Farm
and Garden Seeds.
Simpson, Cooper & Babb,
Attorneys at Law.
Will practice in all State Courts,
prompt attention given to all business.
On the other hand interest,
rules will not advance. Don't,
you think it will pay you to
buy a lot, borrow from the
Building and Loan Association,
und pay for a dw 'ling in this
Think the matter over, and
then see me about it.
J. J. Adams
Secretary Merchants Building
and Loan Association.
Laurens, S. C.
Dlt. CLIFTON JONES 1
Office in Simmons Building
Phone: Office No. 86; Residence 2W
CKoicej Lots in Clin tori
i lot on Centenial street, So feet front and 121 feet deep ji
1 lot on Centenial street, So feet front and 23?) feet deep, j
1 store ami house oil 3 acre lot on Sloan street.
1 six room house on 3 acre lot on Sloan street.
3 lots on Pitts street.
167 acres laird on Enorce River, near Orphanage
Option on other lauds and lots.
P. S. JEANS
Bell Phone No. 75 CLINTON, South Carolina
Anticipating advance prices on all spring fabrics
we purchased months ago many lin"s that could not
possibly be duplicated, at the figure-;, had the purchase
The goods consist in part of Sheeting and Waist
Linens. Handsome weaves in White Waisting and the
best grade of Shirting, Percales and many other fabrics
adapted for spring wear.
W. Q. Wilson & Co.
WALL STREET ARITHMETIC
10 mills make one trust.
10 trusts make otic combine.
10 combines make one merger.
10 mergers make one magnate.
1 magnate makes all the
The Original Step Toward Becoming a Magnate is
the Step Toward a Bank's Door to hay by YOUR FIRST
Laurens, S. C.
Wishes to Aid You to Become a Magnate