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LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1910.
PEOPLE EULL OF
LITE IN CLINTON
Two More Clubs Organized
CARNIVAL NEXT WEEK
A Big Building and Buying Boom on.
Visitors from Laurens Inspect
Clinton. Oct. 25.?In social matters
Clinton hits shown considerable ac
tivity recently. The past week has
seen the organization of two new
clubs, the Junior Book Club and the
The Junior Hook club held its liest
meeting with Aliss Young on Satur
day. Its object is social and the hook
feature will consist in the mutual pur
chase and exchange of popuar fic
tion. The members tue: Misses Ola
Young, 'rone Little, Amah Hess Little.
Jane Kennedy, Bmmle .McCravy. Hera
and Ruth Bailey, Label and Maud
"The Weston Walkers" owes its or
ganization to Mr. Spratt and Mr. Ow
ens.. Its membership includes Misses
Tallulah Neville, Sara Copeland. Kliza
Neville, .lessie May Mahaffcy. Maud
and Mabel Sumerel. Laurie Aull, and
Messrs R, S. Owens. Spratt. IL Sligh.
D. W. Neville. Tom Simpson, and S.
I'. Fulton. Jr.
Its object is athletic and social. The
members walked to Goldville after
half past Jive one afternoon and caught
the C. N. A L. train there for Clinton.
Friday afternoon-they went tn a tramp
through the Crillln woods, which are
especially tit tractive at this season.
When they have gotten into training
it is their plan to walk to Lnurens and
to Cross Hill.
.Mr. and Mrs. A. J.. Milling, whose
wedding was one of the social events
of Greenwood last week have reached
Clinton and are at home with Mrs. J.
Q. Phillips on South Broad street. Mrs.
Milling will be warmly welcomed Into
Clinton social circles.
Miss Minnie McCravy left Monday
for a visit to Abbeville.
Misses Marlon and Katherine Bolt
were the welcome visitors of Misses
Marlon and Emmie McCravy Friday
A proud occasion in Clinton's chick
en circles was the arrival here on Sat
urday of a group of Laurens people to
look at chickens. They were escorted
to a few of the noted places and like
Hie queen of Sheba asseverated that
the half had not been told them.
Last Thursday a number of lots in
Franklin Square were sold at auction.
This section of Clinton, which is being
developed by Mr. IL 1). Henry and Dr.
.1. H. Young will some day be one
of the most desirable residence dis.
triots, being situated conveniently to
Hie college and the Presbyterian and
Baptist Churches and away from any
Dr. .1. 11. Henry and Dr. .1. Lee Young
have obtained the contract for the
postolliee for the next live years and
will creel a building for it on Mus
grOVe st reel.
Mr. George Bailey and Mr. Arthur
P. Little of the Bee Hive store have
bought thO lot adjoining the postoflh 0
building and will erect a brick Btore
Mr. W. II. Shnnds is building an ad
dition to Iiis house, which will add
to its appearance and Convenience.
Clinton will have the great Uplift
of a carnival next week.
Next Friday and Saturday evenliiK?
at. the Baptist church the public will
have the rare opportunity of enjoying
organ recitals. An admission of fifty
cents will be (barged. The organist is
Dr. Minor C. Baldwin.
NKWBERRY (JETS POSTAL BANK.
First City In South Carolina to bo
Washington, Oct. 22.?The board of
trustees of the postal savings bank
system todny approved a list of forty
eight second-class postofflces at which
the plan will be given its first dial
The list includes one office for each
State and territory. In thls'State New
berry gets tho first appointment.
Won Prizes nl Abbeville.
Mr. Pope Irby won somo of the sin
gle team trotting races, open to the
world, at the Abeville county lair
last week, while Mr. Thomas Shaw
was awarded blue ribbons on his poll'
of young home.raised horses, exhibit
ed in the ring.
Acting; Judge .Marion Complimented by
.Members of the Local Bar Good
The special term of general sessions
court which convened October 10, was
adjourned Thursday, after a session
; of ten days. The criminal calendar
1 for the county was almost cleared,
there being only three eases continu
ed. One of these was that of the
State vs Jock Day. a white man of
Belfast, chained with murder, and the
trial of the cast was postponed be
cause Colenian L. Blense of Newberry,
attorney for the defendant, was en
gaged in the Federal court at Green
I ville during the week sind could not
attend the Laurens court. The other
cases carried over are of minor Im
When The Advertiser went to press
Tuesday evening, last, the trial of
James Blledge et al charged with as
sault and battery, with intent to kill,
had not been concluded. On Wednes
day the first named defendant in this
Case and William Caldwell were found
f-'uiliy of assault of a high and aggra
vated nature, and were given a sen
tence of $?."> and $.">0. respectively,
which they paid. Other cases of more
or less importance were heard before
final adjournment Thursday at noon.
A very pleasant incident in connec
tion with bringing the court to a close
was Witnessed by the? spectators. There
being no further business before the
conn. Mr. W. It. Kichey, Sr. address
ing the court and speaking for himself
and the J,aurons bar, said lie desired
I to thank Special Judge Marion for
the manner in which he had dispatch
ed the business of the court, for bis
! fair and impartial rulings and uniform
courtesy shown throughout the ses- ;
sloii, and added (hat lie had been so
impressed with his display of judicial
talent that he hoped to see him at no
distant day a member of the judiciary
of South Carolina. The remarks of
Mr. Kichey were heartily seconded by
Solicitor R. A. Cooper and other mem
bers of the local bar.
Judge Marion was much impressed
with these words of appreciation and
expressed himBelf in terms of grati
fle;.;;on, for it had been a great pleas
ure to come in contact with the law
yers and officers of the Laurens bur
and court and they had shown him
every consideration and courtesy. He ;
thanked them for the honor thus paid 1
! him. and also took occasion to pay a
handsome compliment to Clerk of
Court John F. Holt. say:ng that he was
a most efficient officer fAld bad glv< n
J him invaluable assistance in conduct
ing the sessions of the const. He
complimented the county also upon
having such an able clerk of court.
Judge Marion is a young man of
very pleasing address and while here
made many friends outside the court
THE GLASS COMPANY
New Laurens Enterprise Was Yester
day Given Commission Cnnl.
tali/.ed at ?."?0,000,
The Secretary of State yesterday is
sued a commission to the I.aureus
das* Works, the new corporation re
cently launched by a number of bus
iness men here. The concern is cap
italized at $50,000 and ih" corporators
are .lohn N. HudgciiH, Luther A. Mc
Cord. O. Ii. Pancoast, x. IL Dial, IX
A. Davis, and It. T. Dunlnp.
ruder this commission the company
will in- formally organ.v.cd. it i* the
purpose of the Company to creel its
plant in the city of Laurens and the
material to be used in the manufac
ture of its products will b.' obtain*!
from the vast mountain of silica near
Barksdale, the company owning this
The work of making some changes
and installing a new heating system at
the First Presbyterian CilttrCh has been
: completed. Four additional class rooms
have been completed, two lavatories
added to tho plant and a large hentlng
plant installed. With these improve
ments, tlie original plans of the church
building have been carried out. thus
completing one of the most commo
dious and best appointed church edi
fices in this part of the State.
Policeman Winters Resigns.
Mr. w. C. Winters lias resigned as
a member of the local police force to
accept a more lucrative position in
COMMON PLEAS COURT.
Cull 'renn Commences Monday, No
vemljer 7?Judge Wilson Presides.
The regular fall lerm of common
pirns court for I.aureus county com
mences en Monday. November 7. Judge
John S. Wilson, who held the fall ses
sion of the criminal court, will pre
The jury commissioners met Tues
day and drew the jurors for the term,
Laurens township?D. C. Burksdnle,'
J. A. Wofford. F. K. Spratt. C. 11.
Babb, W. S. Bagwell, W. J. Marks
dale, I). 11. Counts. A. B. Barksdale,
J. I). Mills, J. E. Medlock, w. n. fjos
nell, .). X. (ludgens.
Dials?.1. H. Ball, C. B. Pool, C. B.
Kellctt. M. Gary Wallace, J. H. Wolff,
L. L. Templeton.
Sullivan?J, W. Redden, W. F. Bolt,
A. W. Sharp. Jr., J. M. Childress,
Youngs? .lohn IL Jones. J;\, Ceo.
T. Little. W. M. Stevens. C. F .Bur
Cross Hill?T. iL Hill, J. I! NCal,
M. A. Leaman.
Waterloo?W. F. f ulbertson.
Hunter?W. H. Siiai.no:!. W. M
Stokes. J. ('. Nelson. John D. Davis.
Jacks?.1. L. Ftnney, J. H. Jacks.
( KIPPEN ( ONYICTED.
Famous Case Ended Prisoner Sen
tenced to he Hanged,
London. Oct. 22?Dr. Hawley Har
vey Crippen, after a trial extending
over live days, and "" minutes' delib
eration by the jury, today was found
guilty of the murder of his wife, an
American woman, known on the stage
as Helle Hlmorc. Lord Chief Justice
Alvcrstone, who presided at the trial,
sentenced Crippen to he hanged on
There is, however. prejudice in
England against executing a man on
purely circumstantial evidence, and
an incident at the close of Grippen'?
trial has caused the impression that
the jury may have recommended a
life sentence. After Grippen was sen
tenced to death the roreman of the
jury handed to the lord chief justice
a note, after looking at which the jus
"That shall be forwarded to the
proper quarter." The proper quarter
might mean the home secretary, who
has jurisdiction in such matters. The
jurors refused to discuss the incident.
DEATH CAME SUDDENLY.
Mr. Helton Bolt. Farmer of Hickory
Tavern, Expired Wednesday Muht.
Mr. Reit on Holt, a hard-working
farmer of the Hickory Tavern sec
tion of the county, died suddenly at his
home last Wednesday night, presum
ably from heart failure. The attack
came upon Mr. Bolt ju?! after supper
and before medical assistance could
be secured his spirit passed out into
tho great beyond. The burial serxices
were held at Rabun Creek Church oil
the following day.
LAUREN'S >\<in IGA1N.
Defeated the ( llnton Football ream
Here Last Friday.
In a rather one-sided football af
fair, the Laurens Higii school team
defeated the eleven from tin Clinton
High school here his: Friday by a
score of ::\ to The Clinton boys
wore greatly out-weighed by the lo
cals, which accounts more than any
thing else for the heavy -score piled
up against 'hem.
Moved into New Home.
Mr. J. G, Wannnmaker who ha* r< -
Contly beeoiai manager of the Dodson
Edwards pharmacy, has moved hin
family from their old homo in Char
leston to Laurens. Thoy will occupy
the o. w. Babb home on South Har
per street. They have been popular
wherever known and they v. ill |.
cordially welcomed to Lau-' ns. ?
Mr. William F. Snow of Madden
brought two Iii.?- pumpkins to the city
yesterday and shipped them to Co
lUmblO this week to he exhibited at
the State Fair. The two samples for
Mr. Snow says he has ,*: wagon load
or two. weigh 59 and pounds, re.
BpectlVOly, and are of 'he ' Snow
Flick" variety, t!.<- seed having been
secured from a mountaineer by Mr.
\u Vppreeinled let.
The Advertiser is under many o)
llgatlons to Dr. W. H, Dial for a hi.
collection of the leading dally :.< w?
papers of Philadelphia. Dr. and Mr
Dial have just returned to the clt
from a visit to the Quaker City,
Bl'RI iL OF MR. EICHELBERGER.
I.?s( Sad Kites in .Memory of n Fine
The burial services of tho late Mr,
J. Willis Eichelberger, whose death
occurred nt his home in this city
Tuesday night, October 18, were held
Wednesday afternoon and interment
was at the city cemetery. The active
and honorary pallbearers embraced a
large number of the citizens of the
< ity. and the services were conducted
by the Rev. L. P. McOee, pastor of tho
Fir ; Methodist church of which the
deceased was a valued and consecrated
The parents of Mr. Eichelberger pro
ceeded hint to the grave. Ho was thir
ty years of age and is survived by two
sisters and live brothers. He Ins a
large connection in the city and coun
ty with whom hundreds of friends and
acquaintances join in sorrowing for
the passing of a most noble young
PERSON VI. LIBERTY.
(ut This (hit And Paste In Year
By William .leanings Bryan, the
greatest Democrat on earth.
Many well-meaning men have been
misled into believing that every at
tempt to less* n the (n ils of Intem
perance is a "fanatical attach" on
It is time the phrase "Personal Lib.
erty" were defined,
What is meant by "Personal Liber
ty?" Dors it mean that a person has
a right to drink in any quantity, at
any time, and in any place no matter
what injury he may Inillcl upon oth
ers? If not. with whom rests the
right to fix limitations?"
A drunken man is a menace to the
lives and prosperity of those about
him; have his neighbors no right to
A drunkard robs his wife and chil
dren, and be may really make his
family and himself a charge upon so
ciety; has society no right to protect
The saloon is next of kin to the
brothel and the gambling hell, it is
a rendezvoas for the criminal element,
and the willing tools of the corrupt
politician: has not the body politic
a right to protect itself from the de
moralization which the saloon works?
The right to drink does not neces
sarily include the right to demand the
establishment of a saloon.
The right to drink is sufficiently pro
tected by any arrangement that per
mits the reasonable use of liquor nn
der reasonable conditions; and it
must bf remembered that the rigid
t< drink, like any other right may be
Nothing is more sacred than the
right to life, and yet one may forfeit
I right to lite it he uses it in such
way as to threaten the life of an
So the man who drinks lo excess
may forfeit the right to drink. Even
the moderate drinker may forfeit the
right to drink in moderation if not
content will; reasonable regulation, he
insists that liquor shall he sold under
conditions? that constitute a menace
'n the homo, and the Slate
The man who drinks modoraf ol>
ight to join witli those who seek to
? !uce the evils of drink to the lowest
Ible point. instead of allying him
;lf with those with ignore tho evils
? Intcmpi ranee and re dsi e\ cry ef
? put fot th for (he protection <?:'
">|j Wife's Family/'
Seldom lias* .1 play received such tin
ersal prahsi as thai bestowed upon
IIa) Stephen? and Hurry Linton'tf mer
musicnl laughing comedy of1 com
plications i:i ihtce act.-. "Mr. Wife's
Family". Everywhere presented last
season, it called for return dates, such
entire satisfaction did both play and
player.- give. The story of the COtue
dy is based on the much maligned
mothor-ln-lnw topic and was buili
for laughing purposes only. It has
served its purpose well. Doth Messrs
Stephens and Llnton are prolific writ
er of lyrics, comedy and music, as well
vaudeville perl?.is of note, con
sequently are fully conversant with
the wants of the theatergoing public.
In building ".My Wife's Family" they
! ve taken into careful consideration
all that is expected of the actor to
please the public In general. Amohg
the notable ca.-t. which Is headed by
Myrtle BIgden, will be found Maty
Orth. John Mylie. and CltlOfl W. Har
rington. At the City opera house
Thursday, October .:.
TO VOTE ON BONDS
FOR TROLLEY LINE
Loading Business Men Heading Move*
inenl to Make Deiinlte Inducement
to (he Traction Company?
At a conference of the lending bus
iness men of the town several days
ago, it was decided to ask the City
ol Laurens to vote n certain amount
jot bonds for the purpose of adding
to the Inducements already given to
obtain the trolley system, A petition
is being circulated now to obtain- the
permission of the required number of
fret holders to hold the election, .lust
as soon as these are obtained the dale
for the election will be fixed.
There is little chance of a failure
to call for an election and of course
If it is called for Laurens will no solid
for Issueing the bonds. The amount
of these added to the subscribing of
twenty live cents per spindle offered
by the Watt-, mill, together, with many
natural advantages derived will make
the offer of Laurens the best of any
town. The merchants are realizing
more and more ever) day the advan
tages of the trolley and consequently
are doing everything in their power
to bring the line her?'.
Today at one o'clock the marriage
of Miss Elizabeth Watts, daughter of
Judge Bichard C. Watts, and Dr. B.
V. Boyall of Charleston will he cele
brated at the home of the bride's par
ents on North Harper street. The
ceremony will he performed by the
Rev. A. E. Cornish of Abbeville. Al
ter a wedding luncheon the bridal cou
ple will leave at two o'clock for a
visit to some of the southern oitites.
Byron W. Mug.
The Advertiser bits no hesitancy in
recomtm tiding Myron W. Kim; to tho
people of LauroilS, A lady temporarily
in the city says she heard him in
Ohio and that he is great.
Remember that the profits from this
entertainment go towards the school
library fund. Mr. King will be here
next Thursday night, October L'Tth.
The following are a few of the press
notices concerning bis work:
The entertainment given by Prof.
Myron W. Kinn in the M. E. church
last night was one of the most enjoy
able evenings of elocution it has ever
been the good fortune of those as
sembled there to listen to." Cincin
nati Commercial Gazette.
"Professor King has twice enter
tained the legislators, and Is well
known lu re. His work Is of tin- high
est < lass, ami he must be heard to
be appreciated."?Columbus (Ohio)
? In a word. Byron W King Is a
perfect success, and has established
a reputation hero that will promise
him a warm welcome in the future."
Standard La Grange.
? Dr. King has proved himself to be
a most versatile elocutionist ami a
master of his art" New t'.isih Del.
DR. CRIPPLN'S TYPIST
IS lit:LI) BLAMELESS
Verdlel of "Not Guflly" IViis Beiulereil
at The Vl'fcriiOon Session
of I lie ( our(.
London, o< t. Btie I <'!:. u L'
neve was placed oh trial today a- an
ace.- v aller the fact in tie- lau ?!> i
ot her;. There ?as a notion hie scull.
thont 01' sympathy for tin- i?lrl. who,
lor (h'Jppi a. d< >?? t ied home ;?'"! friends
and remained true even when their
ft! r iation made her 1 lab I a an ac
cessory to In itial innrd< r,
She was capably represented by
counsel. According to presumption her
relation to the erlmo as an accei n J
after the tact hegnn soon after the
death of Mrs. Crippen.
The evidence in the Crippen trial
showed that Mrs. Crippen Was mur
dered on the morning or February ;
Miss Lenovo slept in the Crippen
home on the high! of tin .lay follow
sie is _7. medium build, Iis:).' brown
hair, grey eyes, face pretty, she
pleaded Not guilty."
Rlchai'd D. Mlllr, crown ore ftitor,
outlined the case ngnlnsl the nee i ed
Inspector Dew of Scotland Yard
and other wltih sses for the e.ro
were rapidly taken through GVld .
given in lower Collris,
The prosecution tdosed its cast
fore lun< h.
FRANK B. TEAGUE
Unveiled Lust Sunday In
Woodmen of I lie World Kreel licuutli'ul
Memorial t<> Distinguished Mem.
her Impressive Ceremonies,
Waterloo, ();?(. 2?. Tho unveiling
oxcrciscs of iii?> heautiful monument
erected i?> tho memory of the late
Sovereign Frank 13 Tongue, occurred
last Sunday afternoon at three o'clock
in the city cemetery. The local camp
was assist?>?l in the exercises i?y the
doss Hill, Coronucn, Bkom Mi. Pleas
ant and Laurens enmps, fully 300
Woodmen being present. There was
also a large crowd present i?> show
their respect i<> the deceased and t?>
the Craft that so honors its dead, It
was a perfect day fur the exert Isos.
Only those who have parted with tholr
loved ones know bow unutterably sad
it is t?i give them up, Longfellow's
words wen- true when he said: "Thej
who go fool not the pain of parting:
it is they who stay behind that suffer."
The oxorcises at the grave were
dramatically executed nnd the largo
audience was greatly impressed with
th?> solemnity and feeling of the ???
casioil. Col. -I. II \> barton paid a
beautiful tribute to the memory of
Sow Tongue, lie also spoke ol Wood
craft and of the throe principles upon
which it is founded: "Love Honor
and Remembrance. After (he unveil
ing exorcises were completed tho
Woodmen marched to th?' new W (?.
W. hall where Hon. Robert A Cooper
of Laurens dollverod a pleasing nnd
Instructive tuldross on Woodcraft.
HC Kl KD IN WRECKAGE.
Coast Line Engineer Carried Down
Jacksonville, Fin. Oct. 24.- The At
lantic Coast Line's Jacksonville-Tam
pa train, northbound, ran into an open
draw at McQIrt's creek, five miles
south of Jacksonville, at r<..f?n tonight
at sl?)w speed and the engim and ten
der toppled over into the creek. A
mail car following was caught on the
rear trucks nnd i- hanging over tho
Tho engineer, Chnrlb Bills, of this
city went down with t ? engine, .'11111
his body has not be< 11 ? > v.o\ ? ? od 1
is believed ihel 1 ?? 1 ? ci m? ? mangled
in the mechanism. Tin ucj;ro llreman
Itrown, jumped on tin i< d< : a the
engine fell and wn res< .;? . I>> nu n
in a row boat. I ie wi - "verely
bruised. Outside of ;? bat: ;ure Um
passengers are Safe.
It is believed that the '. Idge
was partially open and tin force' Ol
the engine forced it around The fact
that no pat - engen v\ ere Ii med i ni
1 ributnble to \\\>- slow spot >. 01 tho
train in crossing the lonjt h idg?
A special 1 rain left fot tin ^reck
as soon as word was learned ami
brought the many pr.KKengei 0 this
T VI I IN I II II
Will I'ass Through m
Luroule In I'll
upon arrival ami then In will probabJ>
be 1 aken for ti ride 'I lie i: vit il jolt
for a luncheon ha: ho< :> ient to I'resl
(lent Taft by the < ihnmhci oi Com
ihorco but if the president ha> replied,
the answer w? nl to 1' ii (JadsdtMi,
presb'ent of (he organization, who i
out of the city, and Hie wishe 01
the prosldeiil on tb?' luncheon i- not
known. The Idefi of the Chamber ot
ComiuorOo is to have tin luncheon :t
very Informal affair and it may he
possible to work It into the pro
gramme, after t lie dri*.? an . !?? fon
boarding (be cruaior. Tin niembnr?
'of the president's party will, ul course,
details of the programme: can not ho
Miss Laur;i I !ark? diile! hat
from Coluinldn wliero she wen! to
visit hor fatlior w h<> is In 1 l? i 0 i>ltnl
there. Sho roporti tin t b< ulhcr Is
very much bettt r.