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LAVRENS COUNT! CONTRIBUTED
EULE QUOTA OF .MEN TO CAUSE.
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resist to the direst extremity. The
moment this pretension is abandoned
the sword will drop from our bands,
und we shall be ready to enter into
treaties of amity and .commerce thr.t
cannot but be mutually beneficial."
As to the mode of warfare of the re
spective beligerents, Sherman, in his
Official report of Iiis "March through
Georgia" said: "I estimate the damage
dono to the State of Georgia and Its
military resources at $100.000.000, $20,
000,000 of which have inured to our
advantage and the remainder In sim
ply waste and destruction." After
executing Grant's orders to lay waste
the Shenandoah valley (the Eden of
the Confederacy) Sheridan made his
cruel boast that his work had been
done so effectually that "a crow flying
over that region would have to carry
Contrast with these the conduct of
L.ee and his men. On the march to
Gettysburg in general orders he said
to his troops: "The commanding gen
eral considers that no greater dla
grace could be fail the army and,
through it. our whole people, than the
barbarous outrages on the innocent
and defenceless, and the wanton de
struction of property, that have mark
ed the course of the enemy in our
country. It must he remembered that
we make war only upon armed men.
and that we cannot take vengeance
: >r the wrong our people have suffer
ed without lowering ourselves in the
eyes of all those whose abhorrence
has been excited by th?> atrocities of
our enemy without offending against
Him, to whom vengeance belongetli.
and without whose favor and support
our efforts must all he in vain. The
commanding general, therefore, earn
estly exhorts the troops t<T abstain
with most scrupulous care from tin
icessary or wanton injury to private
property and he enjoins upon sill of
fleers to arrest and bring to summary
; mlshment all who shall in any way
offend against the orders on this sub
And there is abundant proof thai
Gen. Lee and his officers did every
thing possible to carry out th^so or
ders, and that they did practically car
ry them out. Again, the South held
first and last 270,000 prisoners. 23,000
of them died. The North held of Con
federate prisoners, first and last. 220,
000, and yet with all the means and
appliances at her command 26,000
S mi'hern soldiers died in Northern
The Confederate soldier surrend
i as the brave surrender. His sur
render meant peace and conciliation.
|^ ? turned tn the I'nion as an equal,
? has remained i.\ the I'nion as a
i- nd. \Y(th no humble apologies, no
nmnnly sevility, no petty spite; no
.-? jM i treachery, he Is a cheerful,
; ink citizen of the United States, ac
cepting the present, trusting the fu
ture and proud of the past."
Amongst the sons of Laurens that
were greatly disstlngulshed In the
struggle may be mentioned the names
at Brig. Generals \V. II Wallace, and
Samuel MoGowan: Colonels George
S. James. Joseph N. Brown, W. 1>.
Simpson, B. ('. Garlington, R. P. Todd,
t has. B. Hooker, and HillUlty A. Her
bert. Major Wini..:-! G, Rice. Captains
B. W. Ball, Collier l). Barksdale, A. W.
Burnside, II. P. Griffith, W. D. Far
ley, H. Ii. Farley, Tandy Walker. Hom
er "... McGowan, .\. P. Irby, Robert s.
Owens, w. a. Williams, Arnold Sulll.
%. n. l). M H. Langs ton,
On the Mississippi, the Tennessee,
'.he Potomac, the .lame-:, on the Holds
of "Shiloh" "Chlckamnuga." "Frank
lin," "Malvern Hill," "Manassas,"
"Gettysburg'' and the far off prison.'
<>i the North, the children of old Lau
rent! sleep their last sleep. Rltde
markers, or tlio finchlseled stoiu?.
mute sentinels will lei) through ti"1
hgeu, move eloquent than pen
Receive Man) Word? of Praise rroiii
I.aureus People mill Visitors.
Tb-,? boAutlful luontuni '>>'< is to
bo unveiled today was built b> tl
National Marble and Granite Company
of Marietta) Gn., one of the largesl
and host equipped linns in America
doing manufacturing and designing
work of this kind. Everyone who has
inspected their work here is pleased
with it and many visitors to the city
have expressed the opinion thnt it
is one of (lie prettiest Confederate
memorials in the S ate.
Mr. Moon, who was their representa
tive here in charge of placing tim i?Ioc
es of the monument and the fountain
I together states that bis company la
making a hpee'oWy of Confederate
memorlMH and that they have orders
for some ol the largest monuments to
be built in the South.
THE FA IHYI KW STOCK SHOW.
Vimiiiil Fair to be Held at Fain lew
The Falrvlew Stock show will be
bold this year at the usual place of
meeting at Falrvlew next Friday the
30th. This fair, which has been held
annually for the past twenty three
years, is one of the main events of
the year In the county and the show
to be held next Friday promises to
eclipse in success even those of the
past few years. Great crowds from
all over this county and the surround
ing counties are expected to be there
to witness the Interesting program ar
Mr. H. B. Stewart, the chairman of
the executive committee states that
handsome premiums have been otter
ed In all the departments. A list
of these can be gotten by writing to
Mr. C. C. Stewart who is the secretary
of the fair association.
lion. lt. A. Cooper of Laurens who
will make the speech or acceptance.
MAY PURCHASE BIO STOCK II KHK.
.Mr. I.. A. Hrcnnrckc Lit Laurens With
View of Buying Out Large Firm.
Mr, L. A. Brennecke of Greenwood
was in town last Monday inspecting
the stock of goods of one of the larg
est linns here with a view of buying
the stock as a whole. He is the mana
ger and purchasing agent of the well
known company that hears his name,
and which makes a business of buying
and selling stocks of merchandise.
Mr Brennecke is known all over the
Sia,' as a sales manager of the
"hustling" variety and should he buy
here, will, no doubt, make a big suc
A NEW MANAGER.
Dr. .1. 4L Wnnnainaker, Jr.. to Have
Charge of Dodsou?Edwnrds.
Dr. I. G. Wannatnnker, Jr., of Char
leston has put'C hu sei: a part interest
in the Dodson-Ewards Drug Co., and
from now on will be located here as
the manager of the firm. Dr. W'anna
tnaker has for some time been the
manager of the Paragon Drug Co., one
Of the largest retail drug stores in
Charleston. He is a graduate in
Pharmacy from the medical college
in Charleston and has made a line rec
ord for himself since leaving college.
The purchase of the stock by Dr.
Wnnnainaker will not necessitate any
other changes in the line up of the
clerks in the store nor any change
.Messrs U. ,\. Cooper. E, P, Minter
and W. C Winters attended the funeral
in Columbia last week of the late Mr.
Jacob T. Marion, the distinguished
lawyer and Mason of the capital city
and South Carolina.
Of the Condition of The Hank of ( ross
I I.I 11 * Located at < ross Mill, S. (',, at
(lie ( lose of Business September
Loans and Discounts .. . .$115.111.?.7
I altklug I loUflO. 1,250.121
: it'iiitur and Fix? nviw .. JLt N<?.77
: ?u ? from Banks and Bank ?
Km phis i'lind.
Undivided Profits, l< as i ui
N hi K'.pcnscs ami Taxe
intil i'idual Iieposits sal i .
to Check .
Time CortiflChtejs of Deposi
Dills Payable, including Ci
llflcntes for Money Hoi
StnlO of South Carolina.
County Of Laurens. ss
Before me came E. B. Rasor Cashier
of the above named bank. who. being
duly sworn, says that the above and
foregoing'Statemoni is a true condi
tion <>f said bank, as shown by tbo
hooks of said bank.
E. B. RASOR.
Sworn to and subscribed bet?re me
this 27th day Of September. I0H?.
J, E, Leaman.
Notary Public, S. C.
Cort est?Attest: \V. C. Kasor. Jno.
II. Miller. Ei W. Plnson, Directors.
For Kent Modern, nice eight room
dwelling, two blocks of Square. Wa
te,- works and electric lights In house.
gg<3 Dr. Dial. Laurens, S. C. Mt
Friday, Sept 30th, 1910
This will be a sight worth seeing and everybody is welcome.
It don't make any difference whether you get your Hat from
Switzer or not, it is our wish that you come and be with the crowd.
All are invited. We have only one opening and there you will see
the latest. Our H?hners have spent weeks in the workrooms in
the Northern Markets and they are now ready to give you the ad
vantage of their painstaking efforts.
You Will Find the Best Styled
LadiesXoat Suits Here
The New Fall Styles in Ladies' Coat
Suits are here. It is needless to say that
these Suits represent the leading styles
that will be worn this season. You can
always depend upon Switzers for the right
< V A.
You will find here all the serviceable values of
the season in Stylish Woolens, both rough and
plain, in just the correct weight for Suits or
30-inch All Wool Cheviots in all the lead
ing shades, per yard, at -.
42-inch plain Serge, all wool, worth $1.00.
Special at. J OK*,
42-inch rough effects in Serge and Chev- j aa
iots, the yard, . ?4M.1/vj
Newest Ideas in Fall Belts!
New Trimmings Here!
All the new Persian designs in Bands and
All-Overs to match.
Black Nets embroidered in Persian effect with
Bands to match.
Ladies' and Children's Sweaters!
Splendid showing of Ladies', Misses and
Childrens' Sweaters, all pure wool garments, best
styles and lengths. White and Cardinal from 50c
Xew Persian Belts in Silk and
Ladies' new Suede Bells in lied, gr r r (\
Green, Blue and Black, OXJ
Patent Leather Belts in Red, o & ~ cAn
White and Black, AOC,
Ask to fee our line of Ladies Neckwear ;just
Bargains in Baby Crips and Chrildren's Trim
Cloves for this season are here ready for ?y our
inspection. We se ll the Famous Simmoi
ante*.' every pair, $1.00.
Take a Jook at our Ladies' and Misses' Shoes in
latest styles in aH Leather and best
values obtainable at he price.
COME AND BE WITH US FRIDAY, SEPT.~30th~
Next Door to Enterprise Bank
Laurens, S. C.