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will copy any Photo, en
large any picture and
make High Grade Pho
tographs for you at the
very lowest prices. No
photographer can do
more nor offer any
more special inducement
\ has always done.
"Best Pictures, Lowest
Come to see us.
Too Late, Too Late,
to think about taking out a policy
on your house if it is already
burning. We take a risk but not
a certainty. If you have taken
time by the forelock, and insured
your property against fire, you
that the company Will pay all
your losses. The race is to the
swift, and you owe it to your
family to protect them from all
troubles. Do not be a laggard.
Stocks - Conds - Insurance
Enterprise Hank Building
Laurens, S. C.
Now is the I
itime to prepare t
your land for |
FresH Seed of the
best varieties at
Dr. Posey's Drug $
Excursion Laurcns to Columbia.
On Friday, July 8, Columbia, New
berry &. Laurcns railroad will run ex
cursion from Laurens to Columbia,
round trip faro only $1.26, train No.
15 leaving at 7:20 A. M. Tickets good
to return on all trains tip to and in
cluding train No. 14, leaving Colum
bia at 5 P. M. July a. Fare from Clin
ton, $1.20; Goldvllle to Newberry $1
for round trip. Base ball, Columbia
TU F. FORK SHOALS LIBRARY
By W. 1). S.
We find iliis sentence in the will of
Thornberry Holling, in the yeur imjl*:
"I give to my nephew, Thornhorry
nil my stock and Interest in 11?? - Kork
Shoal Library association.'' Whleh
was significant of a grunt educational
work of that day. Hooks were few
and quite costly. Charleston being
tin; market, 250 inlOS off, precious
few men wore able to purchase books.
/ o- of lower (ireehvlllo and
upper I,aureus counties formed a joint
stock Company, with a yearly entrance
lee of one dollar.
flood books were bought with tliis
money. Ami tie- library was opened
at Major Micnjah B?rrys' at Cedar
Falls. The association bad staled
meetings every month to let out ami
receive back the books, and to vote
in new members. Every member was
allowed to take out so many books
each months and to return them in
good condition at stated times. The
mod this association slid 1" thl?< coun
ty is beyond computation. The amount
of intelligence ami learning that these
books disemiiuited in the families
of Iteedy river, were plainly shown
in the lives of her citi/ens.
There WOI'C hut few good schools,
the county was thinly settled. The
children had hut a limited education
and this library tilled a want that
could not he easily supplied in any
Other way. It was a good educator,
and did a splendid work. Like many
other things after its usefulness was
over, it opped off the stage of action.
I HOMfi COMINCI WEEK |
Anderson, July ? <? Anderson's Home
Coming and Gala Week which will be
August Ist-tith, promises to be a great
event. The people (,f Anderson are
inviting all their friends and rela
tives ?o coine back and spend that
week wiih (hem. Ample nun scmcntn
ami attractions will be provi led and
the Week promises to be one of en
joyment lor the visitors and home
folks alike. The festivities will open
on Tuesday. August Und. when the
Anderson lire department will have
its annual parade and inspections. A
tournament will follow and a number
of teams from other cities are going
to compete?. Prizes of sufficient size
an- being offered to make the tourna
ment a success.
Wednesday. August 3rd. will ho
Farmers Hay. Some of the (ending
agricultural workers of (he country
will be invited to be present and de.
liver addresses, Thoro will nlso be a
meeting of the Anderson County Boys'
Thursday. August Ith. will be Wood
men of the World Day. All the camps
in Anderson county will take part in
a monster parade. Several of the
national ofllcers are expected to be
present and the day w ill bo one of in
terest and profit to the members of
this grand and popular secret order.
Friday. August 5th, will be Confed
erate Veterans Day. It i- planned to
make i: a reunion for the Confederate
Veterans exclusively, A barbecue will
be served to the old soldiers at BUena
Vista Hark and they w ill have a day ,
entirely to themselves in which they
may enjoy themselves in their own
fashion. The speakers for the occa
sion will be announced later.
Saturday. August 6th, wll be Red
Men Day. This is a very popular order
especially among the cotton mill op
erative?., und all the tribes in the pied
mont section are invited to be pres- j
cut. Prizes will be offered for the
tribes making the best display in the
parade. It is expected that one of
the tribes will confer the adoption
degrei *in a pale face in (ho open air
at Buena Vista Park. This will he.
open to the public and will be one of
tie* most interesting events of the en
The Anderson Chamber of Commerce
has contracted for Longo's air ship to
give daily exhibitions during the WOOk.
This air ship is out of the same type
as the one hi which Count Zepplln
has been creating so much excitement
In Germany, it will fly all over the
city of Anderson every day during the ,
week, and no doubt many thousand
of people will come simply to see this
one Attraction. During four nights
of t!;e week there will he Lyceum
attractions in the casino at Buena
Vista Hark. These are all high class
attractions and will be much appre
ciated. The Maryland Amusement
company with fiffeen high class at*
\ tractions will also give entertainments
every afternoon and at night.
The Chamber of Commerce is con
sidering other attractions for the
Home Coming We. k and these will he
announced within a short time. All
In all. Anderson's Home C<miing and
Cain Week promises to be one of the
biggest events of the year in South
Carolina. A great deal of interest. Is
being shown both at home and abroad
and Anderson will bo thronged with
crowds of people every day 'during
the week. The people, of Anderson
cordially invite all their friends to
i vlKlt them at that time.
THRILLING MIMIC WARFARE.
Unities of CD II War to be Fought Over
Chattanooga, Tonn., July "??
Throughoul the month of July tho
"Cod of Battle" will hold sway at
Chickainnuga Park, where twelve
thousand militiamen from Tennessee,
Mississippi, Florida, Clcorgln, ami
North and South Carolina, with two
thousand regulars, will engage in
mimi<- warfare. The battles of tho
<-i\il war which made this section his
toric will he fought over, and, while
the lighting will ho bloodless, it will
lose none of its spectacular features.
A new feature which is sure to at
tract many to tho maneuvers will bo
the use of the war aeroplane. The
war department expects to net val
uable Information as to the usefulness
of air lighting craft during these man
In order to enable their partons
from all over the South to witness
these most thrilling sights, tho rail
roads of the Scut heasten Territory
have granted very low rates which
will make the trip so low in cost as
to be in the reach of any one. Full
informal ion as to rates may be obtain
ed from any railroad agent in the
VICTIM til FELL A (ill V.
Mr. Willis IL Ahrrcronibic Succumbs
to Oread Disease.
Mr. Willis D. Abercromblo of tin*
Laurens mill village died of Pellagra
Friday afternoon at three o'clock. Mr.
Abercromblo had been ill for several
weeks, and after his ailment had been
diagnosed as pellagra he was take:,
to Columbia for treatment at the hos
pital. Four weeks ago he was brought
back home and lingered until Fri
The deceased was about years old
and is survived by his wife, who is a
daughter of Mr. ,\t. A. Bass, and llvo
small children, lb' was a member of
Fairvlow camp. Woodmen of the World
and with the honors of the Order. In
was laid to rest Saturday afternoon at
Dials church, the Rev. I). R. Roof of
Laurens conducting the church ser
vices in connection with the funeral.
These IMes of lloj hood.
How delicious were the pies of boy
hood. No pies now ever taste so good,
what's changed? the pies? No Its you.
You've lost the strong, healthy stom
ach, the vigorous liver, the active kid-'
neys, the regular bowels of boyhood.
Your digestion is poor and you blame
the food. What's needed? A complete
toning up by Electric Hitters of all or
gans of digestion?Stomach, Liver,
Kidneys. Bowels -Try them. They'll
restore your boyhood appetite, mid ap
preciation of food and fairly saturate
your body with new health, strength
and vigor. f?0c at Lnurens Drug Co.
ami Palmetto Drug Co.
One of the most enjoyable affairs In
connection with Fourth of .Inly cele
brations was the elegant picnic din
ner given Monday by Mr. and Mrs.
IV It. Bailey a: their line country home
near Leesville. The guests, numbering
about forty. Included Mr. .1. L. Hop
kins ami family. Mr. and Mrs. 1 >. M.
Norwood. Mr. .1. E. Philpot and family
Of the city, members of the Wright,
N'aslv and Henry families of Clinton,
Mr. It. (). Halrston's family and other
The worlds most successful medi
cine for bowel complaints is Chamber
lain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea
Remedy. It has relieved nunc pain
and Buffering, and saved more lives
than any other medicine in use. In
valuable for Children and adults. Sold
by Laurens Drug Co.
The Convict's Complaint.
Cornelius V. Collins, the crimlnolog
ist and superintendent of New York's
state prison, narrated at a dinner in
Troy some reminiscences of Lis in
"A clever criminal of gluttonous
proclivities," he said, "once couched a
complaint in rather neat terms.
"My Inspector, entering this man's
cell one day, found it very hot and
""Why have you pot your ventilator'
Closed?" he asked.
"The burly and gluttonous prison
er answered plaintively:
"'Well, Inspector, yer honor, the,
last time I had the ventilator open a
wasp Hew in. you see, and carried off
my dinner while my back was turned."
Jersey Cow Sales and Transfers.
I have recently gold the following
registered Jersey cows, and shall have
no more for sale this year:
To W. F. Stewart. Fountain Inn,
s. c., "Uchlda" No. 80608.
To. I). F.. Todd, Laurens, S. C,
"Jack Relsley" No. 90807.
To W. F. Gresham. Simpsonville, S.
c . "Bufflngton" No. 00*0?.
To w. c. Wharton, Waterloo, s. C
"Polly Bess" No. ULKIG!; "My Daisy
Dlohhom" No. 214061; "Popalu" No.
W. P. Harris,
Cray Court, S. C.
Solid oak Porch Rockers, large size,
tall back, woven cane seat, very com
fortable, only $1.2.">. can Jjo furnished
In either red of gr en.
S. M. & E. II. Wilkes & Co.
Saturday Night July 9th
Big Reductions throughout our entire line of
High and Low Cut Shoes, Hats, Underwear, Neck=
wear, Collars, Cuffs, Etc.
Do not fail to take advantage of these greatly
reduced prices in laying in a supply of Seasonable
The One Price Store
Customers Shoes Shined Free $
The Military College Of South Caro
lina -lie no Hein ry Scholar
1 vacancy In benellcinry scholarship
iit The Citadel from Laurens county
will he tilled by competitive examina
tion to be hold at Laurens on Friday
August 12th, H>10. Candidates must
he not less than lfi nor more than 20
years of age on October 1, 1910. They
must be at least 6 feet in height, phy
sically qualified to do military duty,
and must glvo a certificate of Inability
to pay tho required college dues as
a pay cadet. Blank application forms I
can be had upon request by addressing
tho Superintendent, Charleston, S. C.
These applications must be filled out
in every particular and sent to the
superintendent by August 1, 1910.
Clemson Agricultural College Exnml
Tim examination for the award of
scholarships In Clemson Agricultural
collcgo will bo hold in tho County
court house on Friday, July 8th, at '.'
a, in. Applicants must till out proper
forms, to 1h? secured from the county
superintendent of education, before
they will be allowed to stand the ex
aminations. For detailed information,
apply to the suporintend\nt of educa
tion, or to the president of Clemson
Applicants for admission to the col
lege, but not seeking for the scholar
ships, will also stand entrance exami
nations at the court house July 8th.
The scholarships are worth $100 and
The next session of the college opens j
Sept. 14th, IMG.
Cost ami Courses of Study.
(2) Agrlculturo and Chemistry.
(3) Agrlculturo and Animal indus
iii Chemistry and Geology.
i.'ii Civil Engineering.
(C) Mechanical and Electrical En
17? Textile Industry.
Cost per session, including hoard
Laundry, heat, light, uniform ami all
foes. $1 IS.7n. Hooks and ail other mis
cellaneous supplies, about $20.00 For
students who pay tuition, $40.00 addi
For catalogue and information, ap
\v. m. RIGGS, Acting President
See the "Trophy Cup" in our Window
won by the Model "T" Ford in Hill Climbing Contest at Union, July 23, 1910.
We won over cars of twice the price and horse power of the Ford, because the
Ford has the Real Automobile Ability.
Now, Mr. Prospective Buyer, before you buy a car inspect the Ford. It
will pay. We will be glad to give you a demonstration at any time.
We have one o.f these cars that has been driven in public service over 2,250
miles without a puncture and with a repair bill of less than 50 cents.
Cars for Rent at Any Time.
PARKS AUT? COMPANY, f
Laurens, - South jjarolina