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lisurons Drug Co.. Caurens, 8. 0.
I SUFFERS PENALTY
Assaulter of Little Girl
(NEAR LITTLE MOUNTAIN
Plato ( liirfc Almost Sever* Head of
Little <iirl from her Body When
HI* Intention Is Thwarted.
Little Mountain. Nov. 28.?Riddled
by 1 000 bullet wounds, the body of
Flute Clark* tonight li'-s on foe south
side of Little Mountain, mute evl
denC6 61 the suddenly aroused wrath
of a mob of nearly 1,000 I^exington
and N'-wbery Citizen?, maddened by
j the murder of the 14 year-old daugh
ter of a prominent farmer of this sec- ;
lion, who, Clarke Is said to have con
fessed, met her death while resisting
i his attempts to assault her. The
Kir' s throat was cut from *nr to ear.
and h?-r bleeding body was found
about :', o'clock this afternoon near
the cellar door of her horn -. The
negro Was caught and spirited away
i.y half a dozen men, who concealed
hlrn from the officers. The mob got1
wind of this, and the negro's alleged
confession to his raptors, ai j at once
went in groups to the secluded spot,
where the prisoner was held.
Once the brutal negro was In their
power, the enraged citizens poured
volleys Into his body, nearly 1.000
shots, it Is believed, being fired. With
the bloody work over, the crowd be
gan to disperse, arid there was little
further manifestation of disorder. ?
The body was left where It fell, with jfl
la lantern above the breast
The young girl, wao had two da
holiday from school on account of
Thanksgiving Aas alone at home at ;
B-t|e, 'tl.m? of the attack. II r mother j
had just gone to a neighbor's. 'Iii
? negro, who worked for h<r father,
approached her. acordlng to his at- j
leged confession, to which there Is no
eorroboratlon, thorn being no <:?'?
witnesses, and asked b'-r for a drink
of water. She gave him the water,
and then be asked her to bring birn
some potatoes also. When she
brought them ho attacked her. The
girl screamed and called out that shf
would tell her father. The negro
then lashed her throat from ear to!
ear. the head being almost Revered
from tl.e body, lie then fled.
Finds the Hod).
The girl's young brother, return
ing to the bouse a short time after
ward, found her body. The alarm
was given, and the father of the vic
tim, who was plowing In a field about
200 yards from the fatal scene, rush
ed to the scene. Medical attention
was hastily soured, but the little vie- I
Mm was dead, Her resistance bad not
been In vain, however, as she had
thwarted the negro's fiendish purpose.
Clarke, with almost consummate
cunning, returned at once to the
scene and even assisted In carrying i
the body of bis victim Into the house.
When the alarm was given the Lex
ington sheriff sent, the bloodhounds
from the county cbalngang in charge'
of Cnpl Pete Mark. m. M. Huford,
sheriff of Newhorry, also hastened to
Upon artival at the scene the dogs
at once took up the trail and carried
It to a field, where the negro had been
plowing. Here they stopped and the
chase was given up.
Thee the crowd, which had been
gathering since the Ilrst reports of
the crime had gone froth, separated
to boat the bushes for the negro. Af
ter a short ChSSO he was captured by
a party of half a dozen and hurried
into a place of SOCluslcit. The negro I
is raid to have confessed his crime to
these nor, The und) learned of the
capture, and while ihe OfllcorS went
Off on a false scent, (|Ul0t1y slipped
away to whore the negro was held.
What followed can not be definitely
toted, l ut a fusillade of shots was
heard and shortly after the negro was
found dead, riddled wl(h !.;;!!??:?, with I
II lantern hanging nbOVO his breast.
The ftlrl'B body was found lying In
the yard rear HlO Cellar door, and
lb" surroundings show that a des
perate struggle was made by the
voting girl The (Pstanco from the
well to where the voting girl nut bei
den! h is about 30 yards, and she was
J ragged the entire dlsi.nco. Her
head was almost severed from the
Flute Clarke had lived on the
place of the victim's father for 12
vears. having been practically raised
by the family. He was married and
Is said to have been about 21 years
The Kf-ene Of the crime Is about 200
vnrls from the Sowbcrrv line and
about a mile and a half from Littl<
Tomorrow moinlug at 0 o'clock 15.
I?. Clarke, noroiier, of Lexington will
bold an Impiest over the body of the
dead glI'l, after which an Imptest will
be bold over the duud body of her
murderer. The crlmi has shocked
the entire community
The crime of rhls afternoon was
committed within '.<;ss than two miles
of the ;>Iace, where Cute L*?ver at
tempted to c"?sajlt the wife of ^ prom
inent young farmer about a year ago.
for which he was legally hanged.
Oov Ansel, when vnrormed 'hat the
negro had been lynched at Little
Mountain, had no comment to make
! other than to ask if there was a sheriff
present at the time.
Barller in the ??venin? ^h^n th*
mob war. forming Oov. Ansel was In
formed of the impending trouble He
had jtlflt returned from Rock Hill
He said at thai time ?hat he had not
ordered out the rr.Hkra.
The young gL! who was murdered
I by the negro has a sister living in
Co'.-mbia on \ erhh!. ?treei ^rte
and her htisb?nd left this morning at
1 3 o'clock for Little Mountain.?The
THE COMING SOUTH
Will Kansas please take notice?
They are going to hold a " Corn Ex- ?
position" this y?-ar (December 5-8)
h?t in Iowa, or Nebraska, or Illinois,
or Kansas, but In Columbia, South
Carolina, And one South Carolina
farm tt will enter the competition
with a record of more than two hun
dred bushels to the acre. Cm Kansas
heat that? I!ow many people
know that the world s corn record?
251 bushels a ad !> rounds raised
oh a single acre?Is held by Captain
Drake of Marlborotigh county South:
Carolln?9 In this matter of com ss '
Sout h Is jUst COmlhg into its own '
tendent of Education. You can't beat
that spirit. it's wholesome change
from keeping all the prizes solely for
proficiency in Rhetoric and other
purely academic subjects. The 30 m*
Inant note of the new South Is recog
nition of the dignity of practical use-,
fulnes and the inspiring spectacle of
the South s best names?men who. a
generation ago. would have scorned
any other profession than law and
any other accomplishment than ora
tory now oil the faculty lists In trade
'ind technical schools a Toombs teach
ing boys how to handle a blacksmith's
sledge efficiently. It would be hf,nl
to count the ways In which fir exag
gerate fhe degree to which this na
tion Is going to be affected by the in-!
dustrlal rise of the South and Its new,
spirit. Win Massachusetts be able
to keep her cotton-mill supremacy
after South Carolina get:: her labor
trained? Iowa Is shown by the recent
census to have suffered a net loss of j
population; probably most of Kansas i
also and many other sections of thej
Middle West have lost since 1000. Why
pay a hundred dollars an acre In
Iowa when land that will raise just
as much corn can bn bought In South
Carolina for twenty an acre? Prob
ably the Middle West will answer
something about the beat, but has the
Weather I'.ureau ever made an official
comparison of summer temperatures
In Wltchlta, Kansas, for example and 1
the higher altitude of the Carolinas,!
Oeorgla, nnd Alabama?-?Editorial in!
Collier's for Nov. 20.
Saws An Iowa Man's Life.
The very grave seemed to yawn be-;
fore Robert Madsen, of West Burling
ton, Iowa, when, after seven weeks'
in the hospital, four of the best phy
sicians gave him Up. Then was shown .
the marvelous curatlvo power of Khc-i
trie Bittern, For nftcr eight months
Of frightful suffering from liver Iron-,
blO and yellow Jaundice, getting no j
help f/fii,i other remedies or doctors,
five bottles of this matchless medicine
completely cured him. Its positively
guaranteed for stomach, liver or hid
noy troubles and never disappoints.
Only 50 cents at Damons Drug Co.
Card of Thanks.
Editor Advertiser: - Please allow j
mo space to give expression to some
extent the deep gratitude i fool to
all (hose who's loyal Support In the]
reconl election enabled mo to win
over a worthy opponont. While Join
ing my friends In some elation at suc
cess, I have nothing but good feeling
for those who felt It their duty to
support my competitor, and shall har
bor (if) feeling of resentment against
any one. I am gratified that the con
test was conducted on a IiIkIi plane
I shall strive to do my duty to all
and trUHl that the confidence reposed
In mo by tho people shall not prove
to have been misplaced.
J. Waddy Thompson,
November 28. 1910.
I and Hale.
Ofl nevt Salesday. I will sell to the
highest bidder that tract of land
known Its the E. Y. McCowan place
and containing 7X neros. Situated In
sight of Long Branch schools, six
miles froh! town of Damons,, bound
ed by lands of M. A. Bttmorol, T. j.
Weathers, Coo. W. Cunningham and
Terms of ?aler one-third onsh, bal
ance on easy terms.
IS It J, T. Dempsy.
KIN I L SETTLE SEX T.
'fake notice that on rie SOtb day of
I ember, I will render a final ac
count of my acts and i.oing as Ex
. excutor of the estate of J. D. M. Shaw,
deceased, In the orf.ce of the Judge of
Probate of Lauren* county, at 11 o'
clock, a. m., and on the same day will
ly for a flr.al discharge 'rora njy
trusts as Exec iitor.
Any t"?'-sot) Indebted to said estate
are notified and requrred to nak?? pay.
nent cn that dtte; and all persona
having claims against said estate Will
them n cr before said date,
duly proven or be forever barred.
Leonora J. .Shaw.
November. 30, 1010.?t mo.
On Salesday in December next, pur
suant to order of the court In case
Of Geo. V.'. ProTit et al vs. Carl F.
Promt. I will sell at Laurens. S. C.
during legal hours, at public outcrf.j
to hirhest bidder, all that lot of land |
with dwelling house and out-buildinga
thereon, situate ir. the town of Cross
Hill in the county of Laurent and
state of South Carolina, containing
four and 32*100 acres, more or less,
founded on the northwest by the pub
lic road, on the northeast by lands of;
J. W. Simmons, on the south and west
by lands of H. L. McSwaln, and on the j
east by lands of J. W. Guthrie. Terms
c?3h, purchaser to pay for papers. If!
purchaser does not Comply with terms
of sale, land will be resold On same:
day at cost of defaulting purchaser.
JOHN* D. OWlttGS,
Sheriff L. C. s C.
Mov. ltth. 1910. ttj-3t
ADMIN ISTBATOR'S SALE
By authority of an order of O. 0.
Thompson, Probate Judg*. I will sell
public outcry at the late residence!
of Joseph Jerry, deceased, commence-1
ing at 10 o'clock, a. m.. on Friday.1
25th rlay of November, 1010 the per
sonal estate of the testator, consist
ing of 2 mules, 2 milch cows, one hog. i
2 Two-horse wagons. buggy, corn,
fodder, cotton seed, household furni
ture, lot of farm implements, set of|
blacksmith tools, and other things.
Terms of sale cash.
\V. H. HUDGENS, j
Nov. 12th, 1010. 16-2t
Notice Dissolution of Partnership,
State of South Carolina,
By mutual consent the firm of J. S. t
Bennett & Co. is this day dissolved,
J. S. Bennett having bought all inter-!
ests and rights in said firm. J. S.
Bennett assumes all Indebtedness, and
will receive all monies due the said
J. 8. Bennett & Co. All parties in
debted ?a the firm Is urged to call and
settle itt once.
J. S. Bennett, L. S. i
16-3t F. W. Greene. L. S.
Laurens, S. C. November 1_'. 1010. i
On Saturday the 20th day of Nov.:
next, I will sell at public outcry at |
my residence, one mile from Tumb.
'.i.ig Shoals, between the hours of 11 t
and 12 o'clock, my real and personal'
estate, consisting of one tract of land
being that place known as the Hen
derson Llndly homestead, containing
eighteen MS) acres, more or less,
bounded by lands of Nell Knight. An
na West and Frank Tumbling.
Also, household furniture and lot
of corn and fodder.
Terms of sale: as to personal, cash:
as to land, one-half cash, the other
half on a credit of twelve months,
with interest from day of sale, secur
ed by bond of purchaser and mort
gage of the premises, with leave to
purchaser to pny all cash.
Purchaser to pav for papers.
NOV. 11. 1010. 16?3t
I \NI> SALE.
State of South Carolina. County of
Laurens.--In Court ot Common
Bank of Ware Shoals, Plaintiff.
J. R. Anderron, Defendant
Complaint for Foreclosure.
By virtue of a Judgment of Fore
closure and Sale, in above stated
cause, I will sell at public outcry, to
the highest bidder, at Laurens Court
House, s. c., on Saiesday in Decem
ber, 1910, (being the fifth day of the
month) during the legal hours for
such sales, all that tract of land, sit
uate in the county and State .above
named,*containing Three. (304) Hun
dred and four acres, more or less,
bounded on North by J. It. Anderson,
East by lands of W. A. Anderson, and
J. P.. Anderson. South by the Witte
place, and on theWost by lands of J.
S. Smith and the Well8 place; being
same tract conveyed to J. It. Anderson
by W. B. Wharton, October IC, 1905.
Terms of Sale: One-half cash and
balance on a credit of twelve months,
to bo secured by the bond of the pur
chaser and u mortgage ot the prem
ises. Credit portion to bear interest
from day of sale at. Bight per cent.
With leave to purchaser to pay entire
bid In cash: and if purchaser falls to
comply, premises to bo resold at bis
risk on same or some subsequent
saiesday, upon same terms. Pur
chaser to pay for papers.
JOHN F. BOLT,
C. C. C. P., L. C.
Piles! Piles! Piles!
William?' Indian Pile Ointment will euro
BHn'i, deeding and Itching riles. It ab
sorbs ,<io tumors, allays Itching at onco,
ACtS '?? a poultice, gives Instant relief.
Williams' Indian Pilo Ointment Is pre
pared for Piles and Itching Of the prlvuto
pirts. Dnoralsts, mull t.0<: und $1 00.
WILLIAMS MF0. CO., Proo*., Clewland, Ohio
Laurens Drug Co., Laurens, S. C.
Dr. T. L. Tim merman
Lauren a, S. C. '
-OF THE -
The Books of the County Treasurer
will be opened for the collection of
State. County and Cummutation Road
Taxes for fiscal year. 1910. at the
Treasurer's Office from October 15th,
to December 3ist., 1910. After De
cember 31st.. one per cent, will be
added. After January 31st. two per
cent, will be added, and after Feb
ruary L'Sth., seven per cent, will be
added till the 15th of March. 1911,
when the books will oe closed.
All persons owning property In
more than one Township are rerjuest
-1 to call for rectipt3 in each of the
iev^ral Townships in which the prop
erty Is located. Thl3 Is Important, as
additional cost and penalty may be
All able bodied male citizens be
tween the ases of 21 and 60 years of
ar^ liable to pay a poll tax of
11.00 exempt old soldiers, who are ex
empt at 50 years or age. Commuta
tion Road Tax $1.00. in lieu of road
: ity. Road Tax to be paid by the 1st
day March, lOli. Other taxes to
be paid at the Unit, us stated above.
The tax levy b as follows:
For State purposes.ft1*! mills
For Constitutional School Tax 3 mills
For Ordinary County purposes 3 mills
For Interest on Railroad Bonds 1 mill
For Roads and Bridge Bonds 3 mills
For Court House Bonds .. . . 1 mill
Special Schoc'.s?L-urens Township.
Laurens No. 11.6 mills
Trinity Ridge No. 1.4 mills
Maddens No 2.2 mills
Narnie No. 3.2 mills
Baileys No. 4.2 mills
Mills No. 5.2 mills
Oak Grove No. 0.2 mills
Special Schools?Youngs Township,
Youngs No. 2..3 mills
No. t.3 mills
No. 3.3 mills
Fountain Inn No. 3B.10 mills
Lanford No. 10.2*i mills
Ora No. 1-'.2 mills
Special Schools?Dials Township
<;.een Poi d No. 1."? mills
Dial 3 No. .3 milts
Shiloh No. .2 mills
Gray Court-Owings No. 5 .. . .u mills
Barksdale No. 6.2 mills
Dials Chun h No. 7.- mills
s aclal Schools?Sullivan Township.
Princeton No. l.3 mills
Poplar Springs No. A .. ..2 mills
No. i.1 mills
No. 5.1 mills
Tumbling S'-.oals No. C .. ..2V& mills
Brewerton No. 7.3 mills
Sullivan Township R R Bonds 4 mills
Special Sehools?Waterloo Township.
Waterloo No. it.3 mills
Mr. Gallagher No. 1.3 mills
B( thlehem No. 2.2 mills
Ekom No. 3.2 mills
No. 4., . .2 mills
No. 5.3 mills
ML Pleasant No. 6.2 mills
ML Olive No. 7.4 mills
Special Sehools?Cross Hill Township
Cross Hill No. 13.6 mills
Cross Hill No. 1.2 mills
Cross Hill No. 2.2 mills
('? iss Hill No. 4.2 mills
Cross Hill No. .".2 mills
Cross Hill No. C.2 mills
Special Sehools?Hunter Township
Mountvllle No. 10.4 ?4 mills
Hunter No. 2.2 mills
Hunter No. 3.2 mills
Clinton No. 5.3 mills
Hunter No. 8.3 mills
Special Schools?Jacks Township
Jacks No. 15.3 mills
Special Schools, ScufTletown Township
ScuhTetown No. 1.2 mills
Lanford No. 10.2% mills
Ora No. 12.2 mills
Prompt attention will be given those
who wish to pay their Taxes through
the mail by check, money order, etc.
Persons sending in lists of names to
be taken off are requested to send
them early; and give the Township of
each, as the Treasurer is very busy
during the month of December.
J. I). MOCK,
Oct. 7th., 1010?tf.
ES AT* jp&Tk&a Ebn(g-> '
? King of Extes-nsT
SSellQ itself wherever
':;' roduced. Imitator
have tried to imitate,,
W and substitution has
J! been attempted. But
or.ee GO WANS always
Gowans for inflammation
//- ftlvcs us plenauro to rrrom
monri Uownna Preparation tor
Inllninrnntlon, especially of the
thront .nut oheat, \Ve have sold
Uownna Preparation for ninny
years >tn<l never had n complaint.
IWHLlNU rON DIWU (<>.,
Burlington, A*. C.
BUY TO-DAY! HAVE IT IN THE HOME
All Druftilala. 91. SOe. S8o.
COWAN MF.0ICALC0.. DURHAM, N. C.
6uii?nli?4, inj nor.if rilbiidid by your Oia(|h|
The Laurens Drug Company
What about a rocking chair Wo
have over 100 styles to select from,
prices from 50 cents up.
S. M. & 0. H. Wllkcs & Co.
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 nre, 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 - Bonds - Insurance
Enterprise Bank Building
Laurens, S. C.
Lawn Mixtures and
Blue Grass, Rye,f
Barley, Oats, Wheat, 6
Lucerne, Red, Crim- j
son and Burr Clover^
Seeds, Vetch, Pearl
Laurens, S. C.
Several lots on South Harper street.
91 acres near Mountvllle, rents foi
2,100 lbs. lint cotton. $25 per acre.
House and lot on E. Main street. 8 l-B
acres and 15 room concreto dwelling;
finest place In upper South Carolina.
On easy terms.
One tract adjoining Trinity vhurch
On easy terms and price right.
321 acres near Qarllngton station
$10 per acre.
Two elegant residences on Sullivan
street on easy terms.
100 acres, bounded by land of T. 13.
Brown, and Mrs. C. Hipp, Just 3
miles south of the city. A line orchard
On easy terms.
Ono hundred acres tillable land
within corporate limits of city, very
reasonable and easy terms.
ICO acres east of Laurens, m ar
good schools and church. Come at
Two elegant farms near McDanlel's
mill, well improved, 12 acres and (ii
acres, lino neighborhood, schools and
A number of farms and other prop
erty for sale, see us boforo you pur
chnso or soil your property.
Todd Building Laurens, S. C.
W. B. KNIGHT
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW
LAURENS, S. C.
OfIW> un-sNirs in Bavksdale Building
jnoxtdoor to Palmetto Bank,