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Hr. E. P. Minter is in New York this
week buying: a large stock of the
newest things in Dress Goods, Novel
ties and Millinery. We have secured
the services of one of the most compe
tent Milliners from the North who will
select one of the most attractive lines
of Millinery ever shown in Laurens.
We want every lady to visit our
Millinery Parlors when opened.
J. E MINTER & BRO.
Laurens, 5. C.
King of Externals
IC Stils itself wherever
|t introduced. Imitators1
f have tried to imitate,
and substitution has
been attempted. But
once GOWANS always
Gowans for irifiamrnation
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LUMl>> i?Rt<; CO.
TRUSS MAN COMING!
A FIT GUARANTEED
OF NEW YORK
Expert Truss Fitter Will be at
February 28th, 1911.
ONE DAY ONLY
Come and see him and let him ex
amine your old truss and see what is
the matter with \K Consultation free.
New trusses fitted, old ones readjusted,
new methods used in fitting, no chaf
ing, every wearer is made comfortable,
when he fits you.
Come and see him. All Trusses
LAURENS DRUG CO.
Laurens, 5. C.
Remember the Date, Feb. 28th.
A FEW SALIENT FACTS
OF TORRENS SYSTEM
Beprenentntlve Arcade WfllH OerUlne-?.
the BUI for tne ( oatiderstios of
hi* Ollear?*-* ajMi Csnttftnest* Dar.
far tne Msntn* before the Rest Bet*
Mr. Willis of Laurens. one of the
young members of the house who has
made tbe impression that he is deeply
interested in welfare work. ba? pre
sented a bfj* to Incorporate the Tor
rens !?nS system into tbe laws of
this St*!?. The bill will not come
up fta\ consideration until next year.
and tbe legislators are anxious for
! their constitue:.: ^ to study tbe fea
I tures. Mr. Willis ha* prepared the.
-irz synopsis for The State
"Tbe Mil providing for a system of
'fct. i registration which 1 have Intro
loced i? simply a modified form of
the Torre n> System." tbe ber.eut- of
??hieb can I-? summed uj> i> v .
Cl) Certainty of title.
Certainty of transfer
(g) Clerity of transfer.
Cheapnes of transfer ar.1
?*? Creates a greater corner ? [. -..
i ealte for South Carolina real e;-s-e
N'-t on* of these five elements zrz-*
obtala in South Carolina, and ever?
laaryer knows that onr present sy**
ten.. besides being bnnglesome. Ii un
safe. A smal*. j-er cent, of the *???
owners of this State are sbsoiat? :
certain that their titles are gooi
Out tre-s-er.". system prevents free
irz. t: :r. a'; ef.ate
To ascerti.r. an; clear t::le?- by
radlciaJ proceeding* En r*m. iratco
shall he binding upon all the world
to register the titles sc. ascertained
h:.z to require eve~-.- ?^er;e:.* trans
fer end every lien or proceeding that
:r iejigr.e-i to affect the same, to b*
registered the origins*, certifi
cate which never coe-f oj: cf the
clerks offic? i also ur?c?n the dupll
'.'-te vh:1::. r.eier roes out of the
person or persons ownir.e the lands.
01 tcy .ncere-s*. therein The resuli
*ts". *"'T.'y.i;i? ?H'h'.th Ci.U
"he certificate-* a*, i every one
? ? - :_er lawyer OT layman. Ci.*i tell
tbe true state of tbe title *T- *n.T
moment: and tbis act is s^eed'ly
securely axe* cheaply done."
The sy.-tem is proposed by my 11
no ei;?er:ment but it a 'yi-tem
that has been tri*>d and proved to be
*r.ac is claUned for it. It was first
introduced into Australia, and has
been in force for a 0amber of years
:n Tasmania. British Columbia. Ne?
Zealand. Manitoba Antario and Eng
land. Not on!y has tbis system found
favor in the*.-* countries across the
seas, but here in our own United
States tbe States of Elinoif. Massa
chusetts. Oregon. Minnesota. Col
orado and Ne? York have adopted it.
Ev*ra the baby islands of Porto Rico.
HiTk:: and tbe Philippines, for whom
v? stand as protectors and advisors.
Lave adopted tbe "'Torrens System."
The States of Virginia. Iowa. Michi.
gat Rhode Island. Wisconsin. Georgia.
Kortk Carolina and others have taker.
Sbepl leaking toward tbe adoption of
this syste-m Other States are falling
into line and it is time our own
South Carolina ""?as placing tbe law
'j;?oi her Statut?- oo?.&*
The people of South Carolina
?t.rough tbe;r firmert .nion and in
Utbej vfcvi Lb . e demaitded that the
ryttett be mtrodnced into thll State.
CU?1 ?- prorisSOtti be Incorporated In
to oui ;hv-( j?r;d tie I ba-.e pre
???'. w.d introduced looks to that end
'? hai bee* prepared after a careful
??;.'-? 01 *?? - v ?.r DSOdlfied forms
of (Jus syeteu i>ow in force :n ptner
states, ax.0 it has been so jTei-are*:
at to fit oondrtlons lu South Carolina.
'jt:.c ".<;-~a ere ; rc.-v.ded for and
?i.e t ?-.'kt of the oourti of the sereral
?-..'?.??< ire OesigaiAiel tbe registrars.
I - - SAdVoVAOl vho -u-iy want hi*
? >r regSsMred tnty make application
?v *.t.e rrclrtrtr of iu eoasty? t*ut it
a if ft psnetVy pidlonsJ with every man.
e-awwtvra ltd adri.nistrator?
SrftkS *re wrndjig v> enta*e?
?';.?. '. ; '7^>i 't.at *f-*r a tract
of s.?a r eg.it t*red. an orbti
naJ oe-r*>?!??.ate shai. o* kept in the of
nce fd tfce registrar, duplicate of
?t/t ,.t a ?>? ''- 'he owner or
'/sam vf the lax>d and upon both
?x? or*?)*t*J *t*d jgnHests certificate
a*f fSieSMSdVWSCeSy ?f aay nature
? : ?-? ? always he shown.
Ta<e MmfifJutA as proposed and pro -
rided for Is tse till it Inexpensive.
An s**vr*xv.er fsnd of one-tenth of
oene per ?enc of Use assessed valua
tion of tne land registered shall be.
tnsdsr Us* pwrtsaons of Use bill, patd j
kmt/9 tne ?tat* trensary. ss s graaran
tes fttnd. ost of wksth any loss froen
any inoorrsct title being Insared will
Coder tne Provision? of the bill
tne fees payable snail be as follows:
'a* For docketing Indexing and Sl
hng nsr original petition and exhib
its ?ber*with and publishing and mall
teg Use notices thereof, and Jndexing
nsTnxrrardnni thereof In deed book.
as notice of Iis peahens, the postage
required and two dollars. For docket -
fas. Indexlas and filing aar other
paper, fifty cent*. For.the entry of
the original certiRcate of title and Is
suing one duplicate certificate and re
cording and indexing memorandum
in proper deed book, two dollars.
For each addition duplicate, fifty
cents. For registration of any writ
ing, instrument, or record, or any me.
mortal. including every act necessary
therefor SI- lb) For examining title
and making report to the court, one
tenth of one perceatum of the value
of the land, and postage, and f".
For hearing evidence in contested
cases and making report to the court,
the same fee as that of a master for
For any service of the registrars or
of any sheriff or surveyor, not spe
c.all; provided for herein such fee
as may be allowed by law for like
services in other c&s*.
Do you know that crt>u-> can br pre
vented? Give Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy as soon as the child becomes
hoarse or even after the croupy cough
appears and h will prevent the attack,
i*. is a1.*-:- a certain cure for croup and
has never been knowi. to fail. Sold
b* LaDre r.s Drug Co.
EDGAR >HIM\7I kILLED.
Vovbs Son of Mr. Henry s. Shumate.
I"ora*?Tl* of Bremerton. T?i> ( odd
tj? Meet* TraE-k End at Felrer.
ilici- Shumate a son of Mr. and
Mrs. Henry S. Shumate, former resi
dents of Brewenoc. this county, ir.d
t :r,>ev of '.vir Fleming M Smith of
tail city died last "?Vednesday as the
rest! ? o4. injaries received the night
:<t4.: ?? .:. an at-ciient at the Prize:
OH Mill of which he was superin
A s;?ec.tl from Anderson gives the
following account of the unfortunate
Mr J. TXz.tr Shumate, son of Mr.
H S Snumite ar.d brother 01 J. F.
Shumate of tail city, was horribly
mangled In (he Moneyntek Oil Mil] at
Peirer tn.s morning about one o'clock
sod at t o'clock today he died
from the Injuries Mr Shumate was
r.izh: superintendent of th?- mill, and
when nre was discovered in the mil!
si .after midnight he went into
the engine room to help put out the
famer. In &r. attempt to save the
laree driving belt he stepped into the
fly wheel pit to remove the belt, when
tne ' v. as started, the young
man being caught and fatally crushed.
He was removed at once to Pagett's
hotel, and medical aid was summoned
Dr. J. L Gray of this city with Mr.
?::-:::.i>'> father and brother went
to the wounded man immediately, and
everything possible was done to ease
his suffering and save his life. Edgar
Shumate was about 2J> years of age
and was a popular young man. highly
regarded by al!. His father has been
connected with the Sullivan Hard
ware company for years, and hi? bro.
ther. Mr. Jas. F. Shumate, has been
cashier of the Citizens National bank
since its organization several years
ago. The news of his terrible death
came as a great shock to the whole
city. The body has been brought to
Anderson, and the funeral services
w;l! probably be held tomorrow.
Tortured for 15 Year.*.
by a cure-defying stomash trouble
that baffled doctors, and resisted all
remedies h? tried John W. Moddlers.
>f Moddersvfllft, Mlcb., seeded doomed
He had to sell his farm and give up
work. His rieigiitini ~ said ' he enn't
live much longer." "Whatever I ate
distre ??? I me." he wrote, "till I tried
Electric s'Bners. which worked such
wonders for me that I can now eat
things I could not take for years. Its
surely a grand remedy for stonu.ch
trouble." Just as good for the liver
it ?': kidney*. Every bottle guaranteed.
Only 50c at Laurens Drug Co. and
Palmetto Drug Co.
To The Board* of School Trustees.
At the last annual meeting of the
l.Vdrens County Survivors' Associa
tion a resolution was adopted recjeust
ing the Chairman of the Board of
Trustees of each school district to
forward to O. G. Thompson the names
of all survivors, with company and
regiment. Also names of all widows
of soldiers, with company and regi
ment of deceased husband.
The Chairman of the respective
boards are earnestly requested to aid
us in this effort to get up a complete
roll of all veterans survivors and
widows that we may publish before
our next annual meeting in August,
next Please give us these names by
the .'0th day of March.
O. G. Thompson.
If troubled with Indigestion, con
stipation, no appetite or feel bilious,
give Chaatberlaln's Stomach sad Liv
er Tablets a trial sad you will b? 1
pleased with the result. These tab.
lets invigorate the stomach and liver
sad strengthen the digestion. Sold
tar Laarens Drag Co.
WILLIAMS' KIDNEY PILLS
Have 70? overworked your mttdui uy
tem and caused trouble with your kld
avryft aj*J Madder? Have you pals* In
Mas. side, back and b Udder ? liar* you
? flabby appearance of the fare, and un
ser the eyes? A frequent desire to pass
urtoe? If no. Winiame- Kidney Pills will
cur* r'?>'-??D/usstet. Price a*c
WILLIAMS MFC CO.. fr???-. CW.U.OW?
LU RE>S DRl'G CO.
Lasreas, s. C
Where Does Your
Shoe Pinch ?
Feet that ache are ill treated. No foot
ever complained that was not pinched
or rubbed or bound by stiff leather. If
your feet are tender or sensitive, if you are
on your feet continuously, don't force
them into stiff, unyielding shoes.
is made in many patterns on many lasts
in many styles. Go to our dealer in your
town and let him fit you. Ask to see
this shoe shown here. We call it Old
Ladies' Comfort, but many young women
wear it for a house shoe because it
is so easy under foot. Whatever your
taste in style, we make it ? of better
leather, with more wear, than you ever
bought before for $2.00.
Look for the Red Bell
on the Box
This same shoe In
oar "Autograph '' brand
t2.50-$3.00 is Goodyear Welt
sewed: in oar College Woman't
Walking Shoe. S3-S3 50-S4.
it equals the beit custom make.
Special Values at
W. G. Wilson & Co.
Children's Sweaters 50c, Misses'
Sweaters $1.50, Ladies' Sweaters,
strictly all w ool, at $2.50 and $3.50.
All wool Mufflers, Togues and a
complete line of Cotton and Wool
Underwear, Cotton and Wool Hosiery,
Blankets and Flannels.
W. Q. Wilson & Co.
We want to do your
and all other work in the Tin
and Sheet Iron Line
We will sell you a better grade of
VALLEY TIN =
than you have been using at the same price.
We make anything to order out of Sheet Metal
Be sure and see our Metal Shingles before roof
ing your residence.
Yours for better work and material.
North Side Public Square - Laurens, S. C.
Pure Improved King Cotton Seed.
. * i ^P^?1 Pains t0 that these Seed were
S^ISH; Tbey w ^ ht direct from T j
* i *?Nnt. First come, first
serve. $1.00 per bushel.
? R. F1NLEY, Madden, S. C