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JIM DAVIS LODGED
I IN LAURENS J>
One of the Negroes Charged With
cent Triple .Murder Surrenden
to Chester Sheriff.
Jim Davis, who with Claude Pe
son murdered three members of t
race Saturday night. .March 20,
brought to Laurens last Saturday
tcrnoon from ('bester by Sheriff J
Owings and lodged in the county
Here he will likely remain until
June term of the criminal court.
Davis surrendered himself to
sheriff of Chester last Wednesday
ternoon. explaining that he had
a man in Laurens county and in
llight his feet had become sore,
he was tired out and hungry,
sheriff's oillce here was notified
in turn Sheriff Owings who was
Spartanburg looking out for both
gitives, was informed of the sum
der of Davis. For certain reas
the prisoner was not brought ove
Laurens at once.
Davis has given many account!
his travels after his llight from I
rens. Ho claims that he sepan
from Ferguson at Carlisle, the la
declaring that he was going to
lumbia and Charleston.
When asked the direct, question
a reporter of The Advertiser who
Davis in his cell .Monday, the m
said he shot Alex Ray because I
had been on bad terms for two ye
that Hay had tried to "run over"
Saturday afternoon here in the
before the killing that night. V
Ferguson and several other negi
he left town late in the evening
Parks, lie ami Claude went by Clau
house and got a gun, thence to
McCoy's where Anderson and the w
an were murdered by Ferguson,
ter this they went directly to All
Ferguson called Ray to the door
Davis shot him. using the same
that Ferguson killed his victims v
He denies that there had been an ag
ment between the two to kill the
groes, but after the double nuu
Claude made him shoot Hay.
Ferguson Still at Large.
Ferguson seems to have skipped
country entirely. Up to last night
further trace of him, after separat
from Davis, had been gained by
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Of the Condition of The Lucas it
Located at Laurens, S. C. at
Close of Business March 21st, I
Loans and Discounts.%
Furniture and Fixtures, . .
Due from Hanks and Bank
Silver and other Coin. . .
Checks and ('ash Items, . .
Capital Stock Paid In. ..$ 3,60
Undivided Profits, less Cur
rent Expenses and Taxes
Individual Deposits subject
to Check. 0,00
Savings Deposits. 2,06
Time Certificates of Deposit, HO
State of South Carolina
County of Laurens. ss.
Before me came Thos. I. Sw.vf!
Cashier of the above named bank. \
being duly sworn, says that the al
and foregoing statement is a true <
dition of said hank, as shown by
hooks of said hank
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Sworn to and subscribed before
this 1st day of April. 1010.
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Notary Public. F
Correct?Attest: .1. Adger Smyth.
T. P. Wallace, Thos. 1. Swygert,
Miss Carrie Less Vance of Colun
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Rate of Ohio. City of Toledo,
Lucas County. ss.
Frank .1. Cheney makes oath
lie Is senior partner of the firm o
I J. Cheney & Co., doing business in
city of Toledo, County and state af
said, and that said Arm will pay
sum of ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS
each and every case of Catarrh
cannot, be cured by the use of Hi
Catarrh Cure. Prank .1. Chene
Sworn to before me and subset
in my presence, this 6th day of
cember, A. d. IS86.
(Seal.) A. W. Gleaso
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THIS LAUKENS ADVERTISE
For Tho Legislature.
At the request of friends 1 hei
announce myself a candidate for
House of Representatives and pror
to abide by the result of the De
cratlo primary election. W. R. RIC1
I hereby announce myself as a (
didate for reelection to the oflici
supervisor of Laurens county, sub
to all the rules and regulations of
Democratic primary. If elected
shall endeavor to render faithful i
vice. Respectfully Ii. lt. HUMBE
For County Commissioner*
I hereby announce my candidacy
reelection as a member of the boar
county commissioners, subject to
rules of the Democratic primary.
_T. Mc. ROP
For County Auditor.
I am a candidate for the ofllct
auditor for Laurens county, my nc
nation being subject to the rules
the Democratic primary election.
_ W. T. DORR
For Count) Treasurer.
I respectfully announce myself
a candidate for reelection to the o
of county treasurer, pledging my
to abide by the result of the De
cratlc primary election. J. 1). MO
Mr. Murphy Mahaffey of Fun
university visited Mr. A I;. V.aha
Sunday ftnd Monday.
A Year In College.
$250 cosh or a year in college
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or one young lady in each count)
the United States. Flan easy
does hot interfere with other
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quired. For particulars address
H. Pemberton, Columbia, Mo.
Dr. Rolfe E. Hughes, a leading ]
slclan and line fellow of Laurens.
Mr. Henry Counts, one of the fi
members >f the younger society ci
of that city, were In Newberry
Friday, oil their way home from
lumbin v>a the automobile root
Newberry Herald and News.
Every family and especially tl
who reside in the country should
provided at all times with a bottb
Chamberlain's Liniment. There is
telling when il may be wanted in <
of an accident or emergency. P
most excellent in all cases of rheu
tisin sprains and bruises. Sold
Laurens Drug Co.
Carollnn Cotton School.
17 East Trade St.
Charlotte. N. C.
W anted -men to increase their o;
lugs by learning the cotton hush
In our sample rooms, under an 6X|
cotton grader. We teach grading,
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cotton. American and Liverpool ch
Ideations. Great demand through
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the cotton business. We gu.-rai
to learn any one with ordinary <
sight In 30 days.
Now is the time to enter and m
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material selected as care
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or furnishings. To insure the
greatest durability and beauty and
to best resist rain and shine, ask
your painter to use
HOUSE PAINT (New Era)
It costs less because it takes less and lasts longer.
Let us show you the latest fashionable color
combinations for house painting.
If It's a surface to be painted, enameled, stained,
varnished or finished in any way, there's
an Acme Quality Kind to fit the purpose.
Laurens, S. C.
You Cannot Get Better Values Than
This Store Offers You.
A word to the wise, when we advertise an article at a certain price, we stand ready to deliver the
goods. We never attract people here to disappoint them, our goods and our ads. are never at variance.
This is an opportunity for you to save several dollars on your spring bill. Come in, let us show you.
Don't buy shoddy Hosiery, it doesn't pay.
There is no class of merchandise where a few cents
counts so much, not the cheapest, but the best.
The Hat That Will Please You
One good thing about selecting your Hat from
our lines. We have such an immense stock that
you will most likely find the hat that will please
you. It is not a case of taking what you can get.
A Great Silk Sale
Fine Cashmere Silk, all shades, 27 inches
wide, one of the newest and best Silks on
the market, will not split, only yd. 50c
Cheney's Foulard, Spot Proof
Silk 24 inches wide, one of the best makes in
Foulard because it won't spot or split.
This is real goods, no imitation. For this
Beautiful style and quality, will make a swell
dress, light and cool, can be worn at any
time, all colors, 27-in., a yd. 35c
Suizene, 27 inches, all shades, 35c kind, only 25c
Fine all pure Silk, new shades, only.50c
A beautiful quality of 36-in. Linen, makes
beautiful suits or shirtwaists, only yd..25c
45-inch all pure Linen, only.50c
90-inch Linen Sheeting, only.75c
90-inch Linen Sheeting, only.98c
36 inches wide, our 12 l-2c kind at
White Goods Department
Lingerie, Flaxon, Batiste, Mulls, Persians?all at
36-inch Percale, per yird.10c
They are a splendid lot even at cotton 15c per lb.
Our No. 750 Shirt Hadras
The regular 12 l-2c kind, only, the yard.10c
27-inch Pocahontas Linens
All the new shades for Coat Suits; special for
this week, only.
Red Seal Ginghams
The best Ginghams on earth for 12 l-2c, yd. only 10c
The best made, special, yard 11c
Fine 36-inch Cambric, our 12 l-2c quality only LOc
In light shirting styles, they arc worth 7c yard,
A New Showing in Shoes
Call and see our line before buying. In Pat
ent Ankle Straps, Gun Metal and Kids.
Prices are right $ 1.75 to $3.511
Ask to see our 3 strap ankle Pumps for Mis
ses. $1.25 to $1.50
Patent Buttons, guaranteed $4.00
Gun Metal Pumps $4.00
Tan Pumps .... . $4,00
3 Eyelet Tie Patent Vici $5.00
Boys' Oxfords. $1.50 to $3.00
We have just what you want in Belts, Collars,
Barretts, Braids, Pins, Hand Bags and Parasols.
Ente?lank Spwitzer Company i^ns, &c.