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WAIT FOR THE GREAT
New White Goods, Beautiful New Embroidery, Beautiful New Laces
ALL WINTER GOODS AT REDUCED PRICES
J. E. MINTER & BROTHER
Tin: FIRING. LINK.
Well Known Now York Production to
he Seen Hero Next Hiicsdny. Same
I Fi cMliictinn tia ?ecn la Columbia and :
An attraction that promises to draw
?in appreciative audience especially i
tmong readers of modern American
Motion to the city opera house on
Tuesday evening next will he the pro
entatlon by a. (;. Delamater of a
dramatization of Robert W. Cham
bers' notable novel. "The Firing
'(The Firing Line" is probably one
if Mr. Chambers' most popular books,
ami is regarded by many as excelling
mi interest. even "The Fighting
t'hance"^ "The Younger Hot" and
'The Danger Mark" which also con
tributed largely to Mr. Chambers' fame
The dramatized version of "The
Firing Line" is by Richard ? Walton
Vully, and keeps in close touch with
the events recorded in the novel. One
d" the principal scenes is in that most
exclusive of all winter resorts in the
South, Palm Reach, Florida, and the
principal characters represent typuu
? ?f untrafashlonable New York socle
"v. The play deals with a beaut 1
tul young girl. Shlela Cardross, who
>s supposed to be the daughter of
Neville Cardross, one of America's
heading .financiers, and a man of vast
'?ealth. Shiela Is, however, a waif
adopted by the Cardross family from
nine public institution and whose
origin is. unknown, hut for whom,
"ardross and his entire family, have
developed deep and lasting affection.
She. however is unaware of the fact
rhat she is not of the blood of Card
oss. and. when, in her eighteenth
ear. she ascertains unexpectedly the
? slate of affairs, it comes as a
it shock to her. A companion of
her youtnTul days is. one Louis Mal
?ourt. a good-looking magnetic young
? hap. and a ward of X ivlllo Cardross.
On the spur of the inotneiri. .' lie takes
Mahnurl into her conljdonc.\ ami
? ? ; :i I by him. agrees to a hur
iled and secret marriage, which would
ii least, endow her with a name and
the protection of a husband, it Is
decided between them, however, thai
? would he unwise to announce the
marriage until the time of his grad
uation from college, when he will In
herll considerable property. Long la -
fore that time arrives, they each real
ize that they have made a grave mis
lilko and thai they have never i ally
loved each other, bill simply acted
lipon a youthful impulse. The sub
sequent lulling in love of both of
them with others, bring about compli
cations which go to make an Intense
ly Interesting plot.
The different Characters are in the
hands?of a company of competent
players and Mr, Delamnter has fur
nished 0 scenic production of unusual
LARGE LIFE POLICIES.
Several South Carolinians Are Among
the Lenders in Large Insurance
Month Carolinians are large Insur
ers. From a publication by the Spec
tator company. "Prominent Patrons
of Life Insurance," We tind mention
ef a (number of the State's leading
wicn of affairs and men of wealth giv
ing approximate amount of life 111
Hiiranco they carry: Leroy Springs,
Lancaster. $f,00.000; T. Moultrle Mor
docai. Charleston, $100.000; K. a.
Smyth. Greenville, $22f>(ooo: Rdwin
W. Robertson, Columbia, $l*rf>,000:
'hilstopher Fltzslmons. Columbia,
|t25,000; Wm, M. Hemer, Dillon.
$170.000; T. C. Duncan. Union, $220..
000; Ajug. W. Smith, Spartonburg,
$118.000; D. I>. MoColl RonnottavlMo.
$?125,000; and R K. Ltgoji, Anderson,
$82,000. -The ?tat?.
SORROW AT MorXTYIM.K.
Death of One of Its Most Promising
Young 3I**n Who Wo? Just ut the
Threshold of T.lfe.
Mountville, Jnn. 0. One of the sad
dest dentil thnt has ever occurred
he.e \\ nipped the I.e.'.l'tH of O'li' peo
ple In - . Frida,' imvniim when
Mr. Clarenc ? Jones succumber to an
attack of rheumatism or progressive
paralysis. Clarence was just enter
ing manhood, only years of nge, a
Btudent In Ersklne college and in th i
Junior class. 11.' felt symptoms of his
sickness about si\ weeks ago, hill con
tinued his studies, finishing up his
tall examinations before coming home
a few days before Christmus, al
most helpless. The disease Continued
to Increase its deathly hold until Fri
day morn inn when death Itself re
lieved him of all suffering.
Clarence was a son of Mr. and .Mrs.
Leaman Jones. We knew him well
and can say of a truth that Mount
ville had no better boy. Though cut*
off so early in life, he leaves a rec
ord worthy of emulation.
The fuenral services were held at
i Head Springs A. R, l'. church Sattir
I day afternoon in the presence of a
very large number of sorrowing and
I'syni'puthiziug relatives and friends,
conducted by Rev. G. M. Holllligsworth
Several of his classmates from Krs
kim; attended the funeral. Ills re
mains were laid to rest in the ceme
tery at thnt place.
Mr. NV. I". \dair from the Heck
Bridge sec tion, has moved to this pli.CO
He has reeled a farm from Mr."John
Mr. Henrp Fellers, a recenl gritd-1
unto from South Carolina I'niversiiy.
left Friday for Houston, (Texas", where;
ho has employment in civil engiu r- j
? I'.ryan's MInstrles*' kept our fun
loving people entertiliiu'd during tin
evenings of last week,
\\% were glatl io see hi our iiihlsi
last week Mr, \V. I), PI yes of V. reors.
ami Mr. C. V. Hipp, of F.don, both
former residents of Mountville ami
Who i-tlli en'joy th-< warm friendship
of our people. Mr IMyes was for sev-'
pral years n wise active, and enorget-l
|e trustee of the Mountville school.
We jonrn that Miss Ma> 'Madden
hits le en elected as t >ochor of the Old
Mountville school, which place was
left vacant by the marriage of Miss
HUNT M \ U\ i: vs\.
liiere Will be less Sleeplessness
?heu I.aureus People I.earn This.
Can't real at night with a had back.
A lame, n we. .? or an aching one.
Doan s Kidney , Pills are for bad
' They cure every form of kidney ills.
From common bat koche lo dia
They are endorsed hy Lniirsns poo
.1. M, Stiibllng. (Minion Road, l.nu
rens, S. C., says: "For years I had
pains across the small of my hack, es
pecially severe at nlnht and as the re
sult I could not sleep. At times I was
unable to attend to my work and
though I tried every remedy that was |
'brought to my attention, 1 grew no.
better. The kidney secretions were
too frequent In passage, contained
sediment and were unnatural. From I
! this, l concluded that probably my;
kidneys were the cause o'* my trouble'
and seeing Doan's. Kidney Pills ad-!
vertlsed. 1 procured u supply at the
Palmetto thug Store. Through their (
use my back regained its Strength,
the pains disappeared nnd my kidneys
1 were restored to their normal condi
tion. I give this testimonial In re
turn for the benefit received."
For sale by all dealers. Price ,r>0
centH. Foster-Milburn Co.. Buffalo.
New York. sol?? agents for the United
Rememlber the name - Ooun'd and
tak? no other.
I.lVi: STOCK MEETING.
I,aureus Count)' Man Heads tlx' As
sociation and Calls for an Earl)
Columbia, Jan. 8. Considerable in
terest lias been manifested in tlio
meeting of Hie Live Stock association
to Ijo held hero Feb. I, 2 and
This is the annual meeting of the
South Carolina Live Stork associa
tion, headed this year by VY. I). IJyrd.
of Lnurens. "More and better live
Stock" lias been the slogan of the as
sociatiou and during the past year
the rosull sought has ;i sen attained
in greater degree than in any pre
vious year or several years of the as
SOCiatloil's existence. Not only has
the South Carolina Live Stock asso
ciation exerted itself toward the
bringing into the state of live stock
but the South Carolina Cottonseed
('rusher's department and other agen
cies have been at work.
Chief among the Industries en
couraged during the year has been
the raising and fattening of beef cat
tle for the market. Fully 15,000 head
have been brought into the state dur
ing the year 1010 according to the
The great advantage that South
Carolina has over other states not so
fortunate in the raising of cotton is
that the cotton seed meal and hulls
are right here In the state anil are]
thus available for feeding purposes.
It has bei n pointed out that a giant
industry can be had in this state in
the raising of beef and dairy cattle
for that very reason. The meals and
hulls ar- a proper feed for either
hoof cattle or dairy cows Augusta
Now i-: .i ivood time to replace those
old Mantels with bright new styles,
we are agents for the beat line made
ml Jivlll save you money. Full line
\ >:' samples on our floors to select
: I'n in,
I S M. ft II. Wilkes ft Co.
AriTono uptirttns a. akeleti Hint descrll?! Inn iiijit
nuti'kly ascertain our ? ?!.n iriio ivlmllipf nn
Miv.-i.. 1? probably v iicniiii.il'. < Dtnniiu irn
llniisstrlctlycoiiililtmtliil. HAIIDIlOOK on I'nti nie
sent tree, oiiio^t aitency for eociirfiig pnicws.
Patents taken fln'muli Muilll .V < ? ruColTC
m ? i if notice, w II liOUt clnirnn. Ill 1 lio
A hsndintnrlr lllii.trnted werkW. I.arpesl Clr
mini Ion of any srionillln I niriinl. Terms, t'\ n
?enr! four nionllis, $1. Bold by all newsdealer*.
MUNN&Co.36,B-d^' New York
llfKIll ll OnilO, CVt V St.. WaBlllllk'IOII. I?. ? .
or small headstonesreceive ihr
im?me (Htofiil attention from
our expert workmen. We buy
carefully ?l the quarries and
watch < veiy detail of designing
fini.shiriK ai d n'ttirr of meino
rialH. Dim't I ny f r?>m travel*
inir aitcntaor ratalou*. We ran
show you the n at) rial, wheth
er it he granite < mnrhle. and
are triad to sdvls? *ith you a
bout imptovirir ><ur ?cmet?ry
Iota. LMus*now >?u the dif
feient Kiariiteh and marblen
and tivil yr ij t l< ut thi in. ^L.
Tf. F. MXIER H SON,
New be try, S. C.
Wo have just received a car load of
Mattresses, these are splendedly made
goods, they will range in price from
$L' .")(! |t|),
S. M. & E. II. Wllkes & Co.
Buck's Cook Stoves use less fuel.
bake quicker, last longer and are
cheaper than other makes. Buy a
Muck's and then your cooking will be
pleasure. Sold only by,
S. M. E. II. Wllkes & Co.
A Sign of Old Age
It is possible for every woman
to have that erect, commanding,
graceful appearance typical of the
perfectly formed woman.
correct any tendency to become, sloop
shouldered, compel deep breathing nnd
do this without the uncomfortable sen
satlon produced by most braces,
These Braces are constructed entirely
of cloth, have no metal parts to bind,
rust and break ami may be worn with
out your knowledge except us you tis
sume an Incorrect position.
Itcxull Shoulder Unices, we believe
t.i be cqulh beneficial for man. woman
or child. All sizes- jipt send your chest
> COD 099 'S?? C9 <9B?> <
The McCord *
wiii copy any Photo, en- J
largo any picture and !
make High Grade Pho- |
tographs for you at the f
very lowest prices. No |
photographer can do I
more nor offer any !
more special inducement
has always done.
"Best Pictures, Lowest
Come to see us.
HOW TO OWN THE
FOR I7C A DAY.
You don't have to draw on your
Hank Account when you pay on lite
You need not disturb your Dollars.
Keep them at work earning interest!
We offer our newest model, the
Oliver Typewriter No. ?'. fresh from
the factory lor Seventeen Cents a
The plan is printed in "black and
white" on the Application Plank
Simply fill out the blank, attach
the small lirst payment, semi it in
and on comes the Oliver!
Xo tedious wait! No red tape!
Xo long-drawn-OUt correspondence!
You quickly own your Oliver and
scarcely notice the outlay. You can
have the use of your machine while
pennies are "paying the freight."
You will never have a better chance
to test the power of pennies.
The (Hive; is ever) whore!
it s the universal typewriter. Reels
off real work with the i use and speed
demanded by this mile a minute ngo
Wherever you turn in Ruslnoss
OMU'cs. great or small in iho (pilot
?Of l')0 Homo in the roar of Hie Rail,
j rood and Telegraph service In the
[ see!bine, maolsl rom of modern
I Nowspnperdoni in countless kinds ol
service It's the sturdy, slrenuotis
; (Hit or i hat's making tlic wheel
l he Standard v Isihlv \\ rllor
Vou lioed your Oliver now. It's yours
; almost for the asking. The biggest
Ihund.od dollars worth in Amern a -
for Seventeen Cent:; ? Day!
Send along the Application Plank,
with a small first payment ol $l-'> as
I an o\ Idence of good faith
Your Check Is good Ol send draft.
pOStofllco or express money order.
I HK OLM hit n \>V.\\ IJITF.H I 0.
The (River T) powritor Rldg.
\PPI.K VTION BLANK.
The Oliver TypowrHor Co.
Cent leinen: I accept your offer
of the latest model x<i 5 Oliver
?Standard Typewriter lor Sovent(tei)
Ckints a Day. Bnclose please find
|Bas es idence ol good faith. I
agree to save 17 cents a day and
l> remit the balance, $85, in month
ly Installments. Title to remain
: In your name until the machine |
Is fully paid for.
, "Name . !
S*m? the new line of Ruga that we
are showing, both floral and oriental
designs, boautiful patterns, price* \ -r>
?1. k. k. B. M Wllk?h & Co
The auditor's ofllce will ho open
from the first of .lunuary lo the 20th
01 February, 1911, to make returns of
alt personal property for taxation and
wherever changes have been mndc In
For the convenience of taxpayers,
the auditor or Iiis deputy will attend
the following named places to receive
returns for said year to Wit:
Clinton, .Iannary I), from ID a. m
to 2 p. m
Lydia Mills. January 9, from ' p. m.
to S p. in
Hemm January 10, from in a. m. to
2 p. m.
(Minton Mills. January 10, from f> p.
in. to s p. m.
Mouutvllle, January II, from I0n, in
to 2 p in
Cross Hill. January 12, rrom lo n.
m lo 2. p. in
Waterloo. January 12, from in a, m
2. p. m.
Dr. w. c. Thompson's, January 16,
from 10 a. in. lo 2 p, in.
Martin's Store, Januars 17, from :)
a. m. to 12 in.
Rrewerton, January 17, from 1 p,
in. to I p. 111.
Sharp's Store, January 18. from 9.
a. m. to 12 m.
Princeton, January IS, from 1 p. m.
to 4 p. m.
Tumbling Shoals, January "19, from
It) a. in. to 2. p. in.
I). I). Harris's, January 20, front 9
a. m. to 12 m,
Abner Babb'fl, January 'Jo. from 2
p. m. to 5 p. in.
V. A. White, January 23, from 9 a
in. to 12 in.
Stewart's Store, January 2!l, from 2
P, ili. to 3 |?, iii.
Cook's Store.Juntifiry 21, from 10 a.
in. to 2 p. m.
Voting's Store. January '_'"?. from 10
n. in. to 2 p. m.
Pleasant Mound, January 20, from 9
a. m. to 12m.
Land ford, January 20, . in 2, p, ill.
to ."? p. in
Ora, Januar.* 27, from 9 a in lo 12 m.
Watts Mill January 27. from p. in
to "i p. in
All in..!?? cjtlzem between 'hi' ug <
i (,f 21 lllld fit) M'iiis pn the 1st of .lall'l
liry, except those wllO are ilirapalli'
of earning a support from heliig maim
ed, or from ot her onuses are deelip I
; polls. Confederate veteran! excepted.
All lax layers i eqhii "ii ?o gl\ ?
t Halfan fur l.cllci of Vilniluistnitic i.
Male of South iirollna,
t IMIIllj of l a uen-..
Ily o ?;. Thoiupsou, Probate Jtidge
Syiioreiis. Ulli? M Ihn ns uiatle nil
to me Id graul Her Loiters of Admin
1st rat ion ol the e>:tul > and effects of
II, C. Mums,
These lire, therefore, incite and ml
mopish all ami slllglilai the kindred
and creditors of (ho: said II C llurnii,
deceased lhal lliey I ? and appear ho
fore mo, in the Court of Probute i<?
??? held ;il 1,11II i t'll'- < II., S i on ? |pi
Ht!i duj of Januar1 1911 next, after
imhllcilllon he -Hi nl II o'-lock iu
the for 'i oon. in shew cause, if .my
lhe> have v.h. ihe Suhl Adiplnlsira
. |o:i s'ioii!'! ih i li>' .?? i ,i ni>?!
iilveii under up hand Ibis .'v,'i dar
or I). comber Vnr.o I biininl I'.' I?
f i ' i hoini '-oil
KIN A I, MKTTLK.MKXT.
Take notice (hat on the 28th day of
January, i win render a final r<i
i count of my acts and doings as Ad
I ministrator of the estate of .1. D. M
i Shaw, deceased, in the office of the
Judge of Probate of Lauren a county,
Jat 11 o'clock, a. in., and on the sain*
i day will apply for a final discharge
from my trusts as Administrator.
Any persons indebted to said estai.i
are notified and required to make pay
ment on that date; and all persons
having claims Against said estate will
deliver them on or before said dale.,
duly proven, or In* forever barred.
Thomas M Shaw,
Administrator de bout
nun and with will an.
DeOfHiber 2S.PM0. 1 010,