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A limited quantity of
sound Unknown Peas at
$2.50 per bush.
Amber and Orange Cane
1 Seed at $4.75 per bush.
Cotton Bloom Planters
Ballentine Cotton Planters
Winder Cotton Planters
Cole Guano Distributors
E. Z. Fixd Cultivators
the best made. The very
thing to break the crust
of ground and work your
crop with. Only $6.00
Full stock of ly* and 8
inch Cotton Hoes, Plow
Shapes, Heel Sweeps all
sizes, Barb Wire and Nails
Yours for business
J. H. SULLIVAN
Laure.is, S. C.
H ? ,
160 acres, 3-1 mile from public
square; will cut into any size lots; on
Several lots on South Harper street.
94 acres near Mountville, rents for
2,400 lbs. lint cotton. $25 per acre.
House and lot on E. Main street. 8 1-2
acres and 15 room concrete dwelling;
finest plaee in upper South Carolina.
On easy terms.
House and lot near Baptist church.
Cheap at $ 1,000.
321 acres near Qarliugton station.
$10 per acre.
Two elegant r< sldences on Sullivan
street on easy terms.
Two eight room dwellings and one
four room dwelling on North Harper
st reot, on easy terms.
One hundred acres llllable land
within corporate limits of city, very
reasonable and easy terms.
Three; lots on South Harper strool
well located and c heap.
Two elegant farms near McDnnicl'a
mill, well Improved, 72 acres and ?">2
acres, line neighborhood, schools and
A number of farms and other prop,
erty for sale, see us before you pur
chase or sell your proper:v.
Todd Building Laurens, S. C.
Simpson, Cooper & Babb,
Attorneys at Law.
Will practice in all State Courts,
prompt attention given to all business
Chamberlain s Cough Remeoy
Cure; Cold*. CfOtlp :">>l WIliKiplllK COUffU.
MUST SERVE TERMS
Slayers of Former's Wife
Denied New Trial.
WHERE IS DR. BIGHAM?
The Defendants' Bond are $1,000 ami
$8,000 Respectively? lteniittltur
Comics Bonn In Ten Days.
Columbia, April 20.?For the killing
Of Mrs. Ruth Crisp Bighatn, at Mur
rell'8 Inlet, in the early evening of
September 4, lOOfl. (i. C. Bigham, the
husband of the victim, and \V. B.
Avant, his close friend, must serve
three and a half years in the State
penitentiary. In a decision, handed
down by the supreme court this after
noon, the two men are refused a new
trial, the verdict of the circuit court
being affirmed. In accordance with the
rule of court, the defendants, now
out on bail, will be brought here when
the remittitur is handed down in ten
days. It is not known bore whether
there will arise any further complica
tions as to the arrest of the men.
In Georgetown, where the trial was
held, the case throughout lias created
great interest and the lei a. stops have
been closely watched. A more mysteri
ous killing was never known in the
history of the county, nor perhaps :n
the whole State.
Refusing tin? motion of the solicitor
to dismiss the appeal on gro.nids ol
nonperfeeting of the same, tho su
preme court. In an opinion written '
by Eugene B. Gary, A. J., goes Into
the merits of the case. The court,
however, considers fully tho question
of technicalities involved In Solicitor
Well's eon ten ion as to the appeal,
lodge Watts, at the time of granting
bail to tho defendants, wrote out an
order inserting these words: "Notice
of intention to appeal having been giv
en." This was the bone of contention
before the supreme court. Attorney
Rndgsdale claiming thai this consti
The court says: "It will thus bo seen
that the service of notice in writing,
on the solicitor, of an intention to ap
peal was a prerequisite of the grant
ing of ball. The order or his Honor,
.lodge Watts, sliows that there was
compliance with this requirement"
The court then points out thai the
question is whether the solicitor's af
fidavits attacking tho verity of this
recital should bo considered. Citini;
authorities the court concludes:
"111 ease of an iusullicient service of
notice, If the court decides the ques
tion of jurisdiction erroneously, the
judgment will be voidable, but binding
until reversed on appeal. The motion
to dismiss the appeal Is thoroforo re
Taking up the question of the 'tests"
referred to frequently in a llscusslon
of this case, the court says that the
question' of whether or not testimony
of this character is admlssnblo de
pends upon the discretion of tho pre
siding judge and "in the case under
consideration it lias not been made
to appeal- that Iiis discretion was
abused." As to the testimony of .1
n. Murchlnson about the newspaper
accounts of the affair, the court says
that the ruling of the question along
this line as irrelevant was correct and
"This question was manifestly an
effort to get before the jury the opin
ion attributed by a newspaper to re
latives of the deceased witli respect
to the guilt of tho defendants under
tlie guise of cross-examination. On
the question of whether a line of
cross-examination could be conducted
as to the testimony at the coroner's
Inquest, tho court says that tin's, too,
should lie lof( to the discretion of the
The crime for which Dr. O. C, Mig
ham and \V. B. Avant are to spend
three years and a half In the State
prison was the killing of the beauti
ful young wife of Dr. Bigham, at Mur
rel 1*8 Inlet, twenty-five miles from
Georgetown, last September. Out on
the beach Mrs. Hicham was walking
at dusk ami the two men were seated
on the porch, As the girl wife passed
the house the two men followed ac
cording to statements they made and
facts brought out at trial. As far as
is known Avant tired the fatal shot.
Although neither ot the defendants
went on the stand, this much was ad
mitted to witnesses who testified at
the trial. Why Mrs. Bigham was kill
ed was never brought out. The two
men were friends. Bigham being a vis
itor to "Sunnyslde," the Avant home
on the Inlet. There were no witness
es to the killing. Several persons
heard the shot, however, and these
The jury brought in a verdict of
manslaughter and the men were sen
tenced to three and half years in the
penitentiary. After the trial there
were complications abOUt whether or
not the men could be arrested until
the appeal was argued. Avant was
brought here to the penitentiary, hut
was later released. Uighnm has never
been arrested since the trial. The
bond was $1,500. Avant'? having been
Increased to $3,000. Where Bigham is
is not known here. He Is said to have
been In Greenville.
Make Your Dollar Lxtend.
Our agency will prove that thirty
five years Imk sales and pleased users
of the L. AL- M. Paint will save ><m
dollars, because when painting with
I.. & M. you are usin^ metal Zinc Oxide
combined with White Lend. Zinc Oxide
is imperishable, air.l makes tin- L. &
M. wear and cover like K<'ld. The L.
& M. Colors are therefore bright and
lasting. You won't need to repaint for
id to I.", years; besides L. & M, Paint
costs less than tiny other, say about
$1.30 per gallon. Sold by .1. II. & M.
L. Nash. Laurens; .1. W. Copeland &
"Here Goes Nothing.
Hoys with hi (s on the back of their
heads and long hair hanging ('own
over their foreheads ami cigarettes
and very smutty stories in their foul
mouths are cht aper than old worn out
work horses.. Nobody wants them at
any price. Men don't employ them
and sensible t-'irls won't marry them.
They are not worth their keeping to
anybody and it is not likely that they
will he able to keep themselves, if
anybody should happen to read this
Who answers to above description, let
him take a look at himself and jump
.n a well ami say "Here goes noth
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver
Tablets wil cleai the sour stomach,
sweeten the breath and create a heal
thy appetite. They promote the How
of gastric juice, thereby inducing good
digestion. Sold by Laureus Drug Co.
! "Suggested" for the Legislature.
Editor Cue Lnurens Advertiser; If
suggestions for the legislature are in
order, and we believe they aro, I
should like to say to the people of
Lnurens county thai out in Scuffletown
township lives a fanner who as such
is a thorough success, besides being
a good business man. He has no polit
ical record, having never heen a can
didate for any public GfiiC<
We refer to Mr W. ?. Hyrd. than
whom the county has no abler or bet
ter quail I fled citizen or one who knows
the needs and would strive harder
for the interests of the whole people,
The splendid work of Chamberlain's
Stomach ami Liver Tahlets'Ms daily
coming to light. No such gH id reme
dy for liver ami how el troubles was
ever known before. Thousands hless
them for curing constipation, sick
headache, biliousness, Jaundice and In
digestion, Sohl by Lnurens Drug Co.
Another shipment ol 'hose beautiful
Matting Rugs jtjst received, price ?''<>!
S M. ,v E. Ii. Wilkes K- Co.
SIX MONTH'S WEAR
SIX MONTH'S TEAR
Holeproof" Costs No More Than Others
There are just two kinds of hosiery?the kind
that wears and the kind that tears. Yet they both
sell for the same price.
Certainly you would not buy unguaranteed hosiery
when for tho same money you can get the famous
"Holeproof" guaranteed against holes for six months.
You pay no more for "Holeproof" but it wears
six times as long.
Every box of Holeproof Hosiery contains a written
"FOR MEN WOMENr AND CHILDREN~
guarantee. If any holes appear within six months you
present the guarantee and get new hosiery free.
This hosiery is as smooth and soft us silk. It i3
shaped to fit the ankle like a glove fits
the hand?it is both Stylish and comfort
Learn what this hosiery really is?come
in and see it for yourself today. Price
from 25 to 50 cents a pair. "^j; \
TRIBBLE CLOTHING COMPANY
One-Price Clothiers. - Laurens, S. C.
i M, D's. Convention, ?
The Xewberry doctors Drs. Hou
senl, Mayer. lillesor, Qildor and Dunn
? who attended the mooting of the
State Medical society in Laurens last
week are warm in their praises of
the hospitality of Laurens. Tin y
say is was the best meeting they ever
attended. The Herald and News
told the doctors what to OX pect at
Laurens hands. 1.aureus is all right.
Newberry Herald anil News.
Extract from a personal letter of
one of (he otlieers of the association
to his host:
"The pleasant memories of my vis
it to Laurens will long he stamped up
on my memory and heart. I enjoyed
It all hut especially the time spent in
your home, meeting your good wife
and interesting family."
".lust want to thank you and Mrs.
-again for your generous hospital.
Ity shown mo while in your city. I
was struck by the fact that the people
generally put forth untiring efforts to
make us feel at home and have a good
time. It was the opinion generally
expressed by the physicians present
that it was the best meeting we have
This train Jones.
We attended the meeting of the
State Medical association at I.aureus
last week. The attendance surpassed
any previous meeting of the associa
tion ami the addresses and papers
were unusually good and thoroughly
enjoyed. The Laurens County Medical
society and citizens of Laurens dis
pensed a lavish hospitality and enter
tined the visitors in a charmingly de
lightful manner. It was our rood for
tune to become the cue. t and recipient
of the whole-souled and unstinted hos
pitality of our good friends. Hon. Uub
erl A. Cooper and Mansel Owlngs.
We called upon our venerable frh "-1
Col. T. I!. Crews, editor of the Laurens
Herald, whOlll we hadn't seen for many
years. Y/e were delighted to find him
in the/enjoyment of good health and
his mental faculties as vigorous as ev
er. He is a charming conversational
ist and wo thoroughly enjoyed our vis
It. Col. Crews is a grand old gentle
man. He has achieved an evlnble rep
utation as citizen, warrior, journalist
and statesman, and we sincerely trust
his useful life In- prolonged many
Wo also met cur cousin Fleming
Smith. Maj. (Ins Watts. Col. Henry
Simpson. Col. X. I'.. Dlol, Homer Black
well, Augustas Huff. .las. Clardy. .loo
Sullivan. I<\ I*. McGownu, Itev. Burr,
and many other.-;, -.lones correspond
ence Honen Path Chronicle.
Excursion hales Vln The Southern
llnihvilj Frnm Lauren-. S. C.
Richmond, Vn. and return. A ?< ? ; .;
National Association of Piano Healers
of America. May 13-18, 101.0. Tickets on
sale .May 11 and 12 and for trains
scheduled to arrive in Richmond he
fore noon May 13; final limit return
ing May 20, 1010. $15.45
Atlanta. On. and return. Account
National Baptist Sunday School con
gress (colored) May 25-30, 1910. Tick
ets on sale May 23 and 21 and for
trains scheduled to arrive at Atlanta
May 2"?, 1910. Fluni limit returning
MnyJune 1st. 1910. $0.55
Richmond, Va and return. Account
American Pharmoceutleal association,
Mny 2-14. 1910. Tickets on sale May
I and 2, J910. Final limit returning
.May 17, 1010. $15.45
Cincinnati. O. and return. Account
Biennial Session. General Federation
of Woman's clubs. May 11-18, 1910.
Tickets on sale May ",, !t, 10 and II.
1910, with final limit returning to
reach starting point not later than
midnight May 22. 1910. $17.10
Ashevlllc, N. ('. and return. Account.
Goneral Conference M. K. Churcli
South. May 1-21. lOlO. Tickets on sale
May 2 to II inclusive with filial limit
to roach original starting point not
later than midnight .May 31st, 1910.
Charlotte. ,\. C. and return. Ac
count American Cotton Mil till fact in
association. May 17-1*. 1910. Tier..-,
on sale May I". ami III and for train
scheduled to arrive Charlotte befon
noon May IT, 1910. Final limit re
turning to reach original starting
point not later than midnight Ma>
21. I9J0. $1.25
Atlantic City, X. .1. and
Washington. I). C. and return. Ac
count World's Sunday School asso
elation, May 19-26, 1010. Tickets on
sale May 16, 17 and is, 1910 only with
final limit returning to reach original
stinting point not later than midnight
June L HMO. $15.15
Knoxvllle, Tenn. anil return. Ac
count Summer Schools ;>!' the South.
June 21 -July 21, 1910. Tickets on sab
June 19, 20, 21, 26, 26, July 2. 9, 10 and
16, 1910 with final limit returning to
reach destination not later than fifteen
davs from, but not Including, dato of
Nashville, Tenn. aifd return. Ac
count Army Manoouvers, June 10-26,
1910. Tickets on sale June 18, 19, 20,
22 and 22, 1010 with OXCOpllonS. Filial
limit returning lo rench^pflglnal start
ing point not lateral.an midnight June
28, 1010. ^
For further Information, apply to
Southern Railway ticket agents, or.
.1. L. Meek. A. O. P. A.
Alex. IL Acker, T. P. A
Luxury of Hot and Cold Water
in your home cannot be overestimated, when supplied
through the medium of modern sanitary plumbing ap
pliances. We n$c prepared to fit np yonr home with .ill
the latest ideas in sanitary plumbing, steam and gas fitting,
and at prices that will enable the man of moderate menus
to enjoy it.
II. BO YD & COMPANY
Electrical and Plumbing Contractors
Statement Jan. ist, 1910, to Conn. Ins. Dep'tm't
National Fire Insurance Company
OF HARTFORD, CONN.
Capital Stork all Cash, $1,000,000.00
Funds reserved to meet nil Liabilities,
Re-Insurance Reserve, Legal Standard, 4,6X5,577.28
Unsettled Losses and Other Claims, l?02,8.J5.lMi
Net Surplus over Capital und Liabilities, 2,840,21)4.01
Total Assets January ist, 1910, 0,328,707.25
J. J. ADAMS, Agent
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In Bad Fix
"1 had a mishap at the age of 41, which left tnc in bad
fix," writes Mrs. Georgia Usher, of Conycrs, Oa.
"I was unconscious for three days, and after that 1
would have fainting spells, dizziness, nervousness, sick
headache, heart palpitation and many strand feelings.
"1 suffered greatly with ailments due to the change of
life and had 3 doctors, but they did no good, so I concluded
to try Cardni.
"Since taking Cardui, I am so much better and can do
all my housework."
The Woman's Tonic
Do not allow yourself to j/ct into a bad fix. Yon ::.:^ht
get in so bad you would find i; haul to get ont.
Belter take Cardui while there is time, while von are
still in moderately good health, just to conserve your strength
and keep you in tip top condition.
In this way your troubles, whatever they arc, will grad
ually grow smaller instead of larger?you v. II be on the
up-grade instead of the down and by and bye you will
arrive at the north pole of perfect health.
Get a bottle at your druggists' today.
nPIIKY will not bum. Will n?t split or curl like wood : inj i<
Will not < rack and roll od Iii:.' r.'.ate. Will not rip at t;.' I can
like plain tin. Neither will tlx y rattle during high wind storms.
They never need ropalrs and last as long as the building. And last
, of all, they make the handsomest roof and arc not expensive,
Apph (o Local Dealer or
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Perfectly Simple & Simply Perfect |
D. H. COUNTS, Jr.,
Laurens, ? South Carolina |
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