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UNTER MUST SERVE
/Appeal to Halted States Supreme
Court Dlsmlaeed for Lacfc of Juris
diction Defendant Killed K l be ii
Co pel a ml tn 1906,
According to dispatches from Wash
ington, the appeal case of Q. Wash
i hinter to the United States Supremo
<iourt was dismissed Monday for want
of jurisdiction. The appeal to the
highest court ia tho land was made
by at rneyB representing Hunter af
ter his conviction of manslaughter at
Greenwood in 1908 and a sentence of
eight years in the State penitentiary
had been affirmed by the supreme
court of South Carolina.
A motion to dismiss the appeal of
Hunter was argued before the United
States Supremo Court last week by
Attorney General J. Fr?ser Lyon, and
the announcement, that this court had
no jurisdiction in the case and had
dismissed It means that Hunter will
have to serve tho sentence imposed
ny the circuit court judge bofore
v/hom he was tried and convicted
nearly three years ago.
This has been one of the most eele.
brated cases in the annals of the
criminal courts of the State._ In a
little store house, near the railroad,
almost in front of R. Lee Hunter's
residence and a mile west of Goldville.
It party of friends, including Wash and
"Lee Hunter, brothers; Klbert P, Cope
rand and two other young men of
Clinton, met one night In* July, 190t>.
und engaged in playing cards. As a
icsult of dispute between Wash Hun
ter and Copeland. a light ensued In
which It was claimed that Copeland
attempted to stab Hunter with a knife
When the latter shot him dead with
U pistol. In the several trials, three
m the courts held at Laurens and one
Ut Greenwood, following a change of
venue in the case. Hunter pleaded
self-defense. With the different trials
aud their results, the readers of The
Advertiser are entirely familiar. The
?:ase was prosecuted in all the State
ROUrtS by Solicitor Cooper, assisted
tiy C. C. Featherstone, of Laurens
and P. B. Grier of Greenwood, while
Hie defendant was represented by \V.
It. Richey of the Laurens bar. C. L.
Blease of Nowberry and B. P. Town
vend of I'nlon.
All persons are hereby warned
against trespassing for any purpose
on my property, situated In Sullivan's
township. Persons disregarding this
notice will he subject to tbe penalty
of the law
lifi-lt Mrs. M. L. Todd.
V. D. ?. MEETING POSTPONED.
The Laurens Daughters Have Been In
vited to Participate in the Exercises
at Clinton Tomorrow.
The J. B. Kersbaw chapter, of the
Daughters of the Confederacy, and
Camp Ga-llngton, U. D. C. have been
invited by the Stephen D. Lee chapter,
Daughters of the Confederacy, of Clin
ton to participate in the unveiling ex
orcises of the Confederate monument
at Clinton tomorrow Both the Daugh
ters and the Veterans have also been
Invited by the Clinton Daughters to
be their guests at lunch on the same
day. The invitation was extended
through the chapter Secretarp, Miss
Henry. It is understood that both of
the Laurens organizations have ac
cepted the gracious hospitality of the
On account of this invitation and the
attendant unveiling ceremonies, the
regular meeting of the J. B. Kershaw
Chapter, which was to be held with
J. S. Be*nnett tomorrow afternoon, has
been postponed. The meeting will
be held Tuesday afternoon, at 3:lit)
o'clock, with Mrs. Bennett.
BENEFICIARY CANNOT COLLECT.
Soverclsrn Camp, IV. 0. IV. Declines to
Pay Policy on Life of Late E. A.
Acording to information received by
the officers of Laurens Camp Xo. !)8,
Woodmen of the World, from the ofllce
of the sovereign camp. Omaha. Ne
braska. Mrs. Delia Brown Hamilton, i
widow of the late Mr. K. A. Hamilton,
will not be paid the amount of the
policy carried by her husband in the
Order of the Woodmen. The policy is
for $2,OuO, and Mrs. Hamilton was
named as the beneficiary. Because of
the circumstances surrounding the.
death of Mr. Hamilton, it is claimed
that the beneficiary cannot collect the
The proofs of death and other data
were promptly forwarded to the head
office, following the demise of the in
sured, and it was only a lew days
ago that notice was received to the
effect that the policy had been render
ed null and void by the act of the
School House Burned.
Cross Hill. .Ian. 17.?The Pine Bluff
school house. '2l<- miles from Cross
Hill was burned yesterday afternoon
a short while after school was dis
missed. It caught between the ceil
ing and roof. It was insured for $<i00.
WEDDING AT CLINTON';
Miss Sadie Elizabeth Phllson Becomes
the Bride of Mr. Walter Anderson.
Clinton. Jan. 17.?Last Wednesday
evening In the First Baptist church
was solemnized the first weddin gin
that beautiful church. The bride was
Miss Sadie Elizabeth Phllson, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Sarauel F. Phil
son, and the groom. Mr. Walter Cary
Anderson of Reidville, a son of
the late Major Frank Anderson of
Reidville, and himself a prosperous
The church was decorated with ex
cellent taste, a color scheme of green
and white being carried out by the
use of filmy white draperies and
white floor coverings, with garlands
of ivy and banks of green terms and
palms. Croups of silver candelabra
supported green candles, the mellow
light from which fell on the bridal
party and enveloped them in a halo
Preceding the ceremony Miss Maud
Sumerel at the pipe organ rendered
several beautiful selections. Miss
Margaret Parrbtt's song. "At Night
fall," left the packed audience hushed
and expectant. Then the familiar
notes of the wedding march fell on
the air and every eye turned to the
main door which opened to admit
the bridal procession.
First entered the four little ribbon
bearers. Misses Annette Todd and Nan
Copeland. Tea Copeland and Nell
Copd*an<!. They wore dainty white
dresses with yellow sashes and rib
bons. As they drew aside the rib
bons, the bridal procession was led
in by the ushers Messrs. lohn II.
Langston of Darlington. Den Ander
son of Reidville, .lames V. Phllson
and Will 1). Copeland of Clinton.
The bridesmaids and groomsmen
entered by pairs alternately, and
crossing in front took positions in a
semicircle The bridesmaids were:
Misses Lidlo Kern of Reidville. Flor
rle Langston of Darlington. Henrietta
Anderson of Reidville and Blackwell
of Darlington. They wore soft, girlish
white dresses and carried white car
nations The sroomsmon wore Messrs
Paul Leonard. Bnist Anderson. Mason
Anderson and Toiv Anderson, all
of Reidville. The maid of honor. Miss
Harroll of Darlington wore -. ale blue,
and carried roses. Tbe rinn was car
ried in by Master Lewis Hunter Fow
ler. The groom entered with his
brother. Dr. Leland Anderson of
Greenville. Mrs. .lohn Langston,
handsome in a sweeping yellow crepe
gown, and carrying an armful of roses.
preceded the bride, who entered on the
arm of her brother, Mr. Robt. C. Phll
non of Abbeville. Her wedding dress
was of milky white silk of exquisite
design and workmanship A tulle
veil held with orange blossoms fell
over it and framed her face. She was
as beautiful a bride as has ever been
seen in Clinton.
The impressive ceremony was per.
formed by the Rev. C. Lewis Fowler
and the soft notes of the organ blend
ed with Its solemn phrases. When
it was over Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cary
Anderson led the procession down
At the door the carriages were wait
ing to convely the party and a num
ber of intimate friends and relatives
to the home of the bride's parents
where a brilliant reception was hold.
After the reception Mr. and Mrs.
Anderson boarded the south-bound
vestlbuled train for a wedding journey.
Robbery at On lugs.
The safe in the store of Mr. Joe
Hunter at Owlngs was cracked ai.d
robbed of its contents, about sixty
dollars in cash, one night last week.
Sheriff Owlngs and his deputies have
made a number of trips to Owings
and vicinity in the effort to "get a
clue to the robbers, and it is under
stood that very likely "something will
be doing" before the olllcers give up
their investigations. This is the sec
ond robbery in that section within tb?|
past three weeks, and the people of
the (5ray Court and Owings communi
ties are stirred over the situation.
IT (JltOWS HAIR.
Here are Tacts We Waal You to I'nnc
at Our Risk.
Marvelous as it may seem. Rax
all "93" Hair Tonic has grown hair
i on heads that were once bald. Ol'
! course, in none of these cast's were
' the hair roots dead, nor had the scalp
taken on a glazed, shiny appearance.
Rexall "93" Hair Tonic acts seien
I tittcally, destroying the germs which
j are usually responsible for baldness.
It penetrates to the roots of the hair,
stimulating and nourishing them. It
, is a most pleasant toilet necessity, is
delicately perfumed, ami will not gum
'or permanently stain the hair.
We want yon to gel a bottle of
i Rexall "93" Hair Tonic and sue it as
directed. If it does not relieve scalp
irritation, remove dandruff, prevent
the hair from falling out and promote
an increased growth or hair, and in
every way give entire satisfaction,
simply come back and tell us, and
( without question or formality we will
' hand hack to yon every penny you paid
us for it. Two sizes. 50c and $1.00.
\ Sold only at our store?The Rexall
I Store. The Laurens Drug Co.
COL McCRAVEY WITH
GA. CHEtMICAL CO.
Former Postmaster Now Helling Guano
for Augusta Concern His Territory
CoTers Several Counties, Including
Col Geo. S. MeCravy, former post
master at Laurens. and one of the
best known citizens throughout this
aection. has recently accepted a posi
tion as traveling an teaman for the)
Georgia "Chemical company, the hig
guano manufacturers In Augusta. Col.
McCravy's territory covers several
counties in this section of the Stale,
Including Laurens. and he has already
engaged upon his new duties The fer
tilizer he sol Is is popular In this sec
tion and has been used very exten
sively fur a number of years with
satisfactory results, tl is the same
guano that Willie Wolff used on his
prize-winning acre of corn last year.
It has a good record?just as the man
who has been appointed as sales agent
is noted as a thorough.going, hustling
A WEEK'S DOING
IN THE LEGISLATURE
(Continued from page live.)
for a commission to be appointed to
Investigate the system. A measure
has been introduced In the house to
cut down the appropriation of Clem
son college from the fertilizer tax
to $175,000, The school is now re
ceiving about $'210.000. This will no
doubt meet with opposition in the
I house. A measure will be introduced
asking for an increase of scholarships
for Cleinsoil college. The report of
the educational commission appolnt
I ed to revise the school laws has been
I sent to the general assembly. The
report recommends a centralized school
j system. The State superintendent of
education is given permission in a
constitutional amendment to recom
mend the members of the State hoard
of education to the governor for ap
pointment. Tbe law is otherwise pro
gressive and yet conservative
iiead i amp \\, 0. v?.
Mr. C. A. Power, chairman of the
hoard of managers of the Head Camp.
Woodmen of the World, met Th?r -
day in Columbia with Hie officers of
the Order in South Carolina for the
purpose of deciding upon the place for
holding the next annual meeting of
the Head Camp. The invitation of Co
lumbia Woodmen was accepted and
the meeting will be held III the capi
tal city in March
SOCIAL AND PERSONAL. 1
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The January meeting of Henry Lau
iciih Chapter. Daughters of the Aruer
can Revolution, was held Friday , af
ternoon at the home of Mrs. Willtain.
L. Royd. (julte an interesting paper
ou King George and the British
Parliament was rend by Miss Kmtly -
Meng, iu adltion to the transaction
of many routine mutters. The meet
ing wns very interesting and the mem
bers were served delicious refresh
ments by the hostess at the conclu
sion of the programme.
Tuesday evening Mr. and Mrs.
Charles H. Hobo entertained at tea
Mr. and Mrs. J. Willie Henderson. .Mr.
and Mrs. Louis Anderson, of I.aureus;
Mrs. C. P. Vincent, of Fnoreo, nnd T)r
and Mrs. T. W. L. Bailey of Clinton,
Mre. C A. Foster, after n fortnight's
visit to her mother, Mrs. V/. T. Dorrob
has returned to her home ;;t Timmons
An Appronchlng Marriage.
Mrs. Conway Qarlington has Issued
invitations to the marriage of her
daughter. Iss MFdnn Frlerson Garllng
ton and Mr. Frank Killlnn Bpratt, the
weeding to be celebrated Wednesday
evening February tlrst, at six o'clock,
at the Fust Presbyterian church, this
city. This announcement has been re
ceived with much Interest, not only
IP Laurens, bit in other cities of the
state. Including Spartnnbnrg, Chester
and C-cnvill ? where both young peo
ple are popularly known and promi
rently cont.etied. Miss Gnrllngton has
resided n Latrens during Hie past,
year with her motlu r after a residence
of several years In Spnrtunhur?; and
Greenville. Site ;-; an nttnullve, ac
complished young woman and be'
marriage will be a society event o
?n-'i-kctl interest Mr. Sprat I l.t n I1U
live of Chester and before oomlne to
I.aureus Severn! years ago lie was for
a time connected with a large busl
noss ?Hinein in the elli "i Spartan
burg. Since locating here he has lioen
at Iho head oi the Dixie (.ruin am!
.?"lour Company and Is regarded as
one of the leading business men ?>'
Mr. Berketl L, llendoraon, on > of the
county's line citizens was iu the city
Saturday from Mount Gallagher, ac
companied by Miss Jennie Hnsnell
Henderson, his youngest daughter.
Come Early for Our
Death Knell to High Prices will be Our Aim
The Tribble Clothi
REflEMBER That we are not simply getting rid of old stock. We are going to leave Laurens on
February 1st, and therefore everything must be sold regardless of cost and to do this we are giving the
most wonderful values on the finest line of Gents' Furnishings ever offered anywhere. Our stock is per
fect, our prices right and our reason simple. Just a few prices to show that we mean business:
Everything in Stock cut to the Bottom
John B. Stetson Hats for $2,98
Regal 3.50 shoes $2.75
50c Ties for - 43c
25c Ties for - 19c
50c Underwear 39c
$1.00 44 Wrights 79c
This is the opportunity of your life.
We dare imitation and court comparison.
Tribble Clothing Co.
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