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A> ATTEMPTED ASSAULT.
Negro near Due West Attacks White
Woman from the Dear hut Fails in
?An unknown negro attempted to as
.'...uilt a prominent lady near her
Home at Due West late Wednesday af
The negro suddenly attacked the
lady from behind, snatching her
ituawl from her Shoulders and throw
ing, it over her head. The lady
screamed, and the negro became
frightened and fled. Some people were
in a near-by field and they were at
: racted to the scone, but not before
Me negro had disappeared. He tore
ttte shawl and part of the garments
off the victim.
Because of the suddenness of the at
u ek and because it came from behind
in .- she did not get a good look at the
i?)gro. She had furnished a monger
inscription, and the towns in the
neighborhood have been notified to
i >nk out for the man.
The assault was made near the
??oek about one half mile from the
Associated reformed Presbyterian
church. The fiend is still at large.
INTERCRBAN CONTRACT LET.
''Volley Contract Between Greenwood
ami Greenville Given to W. .1. OUver.
Greenville, March 11.?The con
tact for the construction of the road
? d of the Greenwood-Spnrtanburg
link of the Piedmont and Northern
? all way Company's interurban elec
l?'Jc railway was awarded late today
? ? tii - local offices of the company to
William .1. Oliver of Knoxvllle, Trim..
I'yr a sum ranging between nine hun
. eil thousand and one million dollars.
The provisions of the contract call
lor the completion of the line to Bel
* ton within six, months; for the com
pletion of the lino to Greenville with
in eight months, and for tho comple
tion of the lino to Spartanburg with
it fifteen months.
Work will begin at till points be
tween Greenwood and Greenville as
soon as the contractors can get the
I vessary equipment brought here
from their headquarters, which will
I ? only a few days.
7>r. Ciilp at Gray Court-Owlngs.
0 Etr. W. T. Sherman Culp a man with
' Mirth and a Mission. ' will lecture
the Cray Court-Owings school build
rig, Friday evening. March 24th. Dr.
Culp is one of the kings of the lyce
gtn. The platform is his home. Few
lecturers have "mod*.1 gjvd" w unl
sally. He Is a student of groat
..'?mos, with tremendous convictions;
';??* has .' message brilliant with satire,
wit and humor. He is recalled again
and again to the same places and to
??peat the same lecture. With rare
charm of eloquence he curries his au
tl nee front laughter to tears but only
;o Intensify truth and make it more
effective. Admission 25 cents.
15 Your Liver is Wrong You Are
Wrong All Over.
A torpid, Inactive liver g.ios hand
in hand with constipation and is a
chronic condition, one requiring a sys
tematic, well-directed effort to over
time effectually and establish condi
tions of health and perfect body drain
Bloodlne Liver 'Mils contain the el
ements needed to Increase liver ac
tivity and muscular action, go actu
rhtely to the sluggish liver and bow
els restoring them to perfect action.
T ty arc composed of great vegota
b! ? agents, for tho stomach, liver and
gastric secretions, mucous membrane,
circulation and bowels, and always
glvo best rOBUltS?-they are Natures
o vii laxative.
Thousands Of satls'lod and grateful
people have written us about the
it beilOfll they have received from
?cse pills. Here Is one: ?
Cents: ? I find your Bloodlne Live)
lls the most effective pill I have
< ?> >r used. Thoy cause no griping or
constIpatiro aflor effect as most liver
? Iis do. Yours truly,
MRS AMANDA RICHARDSON.
They form no habit. Von should al
v ays keep them on hand. These little
e get a Die tills will ward off many
? Is, never sicken, weaken or prige.
To cure constipation, biliousness and
ck headache In a night, use Blood
lne Liver Pills. 2f?c a box from The
Ploodiiie Corp., Boston, Mass.
Laurona Drug Co., "Lnurens. S. C.
Don't forget the box supper at
Friendship Baptist church. Saturday
right. MaTch 25th. Come!
Local Firm will Continue Valuable
The Laurcns Drug Co. of this city
have just closed a deal whereby they
?"III continue to be ngents for S5BMO
?the well known remedy for Eczema,
' .mkIi mi. and all diseases of the skin
The extraordinary leap Uiat this
? lean liquid external treatment for
Kin affections has made Into public
favor in the last few yeurs proves Its
wonderful curative properties and
makes it indeed a valuable addition
*o the fine stock of remedial agents
' arried by the Laurons Drug Co
They have a limited supply of sam
ples. One of which will be given free
to any akin sufferer who wishes to
?est the merit of the medicine. A
rooklet "How to Preserve The Skin,"
vill also be given to those Interested.
New Gocarts Just received, splen
did values, see them.
S. M. ft E. II. Wltkes ft Co.
The health of our town is very
good at present.
Mrs. Lou Culbertson is convalescing
from an attack of Lagrippe.
The Ladles Missionary society had
a quilting last Saturday at the home
of Mrs. Mattie Pitts. Their regular
meeting was held on the second Sat
urday with Mrs. Mattie Williams.
Mrs. C. B. Bobo and Mrs. Franks,
of l .aureus attended the meeting. Mrs.
Bobo gave a very interesting and en
Messrs. A. R. Thome and J. F. Walk
er spent a few days In Columbia last
Mrs. W. W. Culbertson has returned
from a week's visit to her daughter, in
Mr. Floyd Godfrey, of Watts Mill,
is with his homefolks for a few days.
Mrs. Margaret Moore spent a few
days of last week with her daughter,
Mrs. A. R. Thome.
Mrs. Neely Davenport Is spending
a while with her daughter. Mrs. Ii. II.
Mrs. Jane Culbertson and Mrs. Ham
ilton visited Mr. J. D. Culbertson at
Maddens last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Culbertson and
little daughter, Kathleen, spent Sun
day with Mr. T. J. Cooper and family.
House of Jones.
, Jon;-- painted his hount last year.
It looks dull. dead, no life 10 it.
Smith painted his house 10 years
It looks clean, nice, and don't noed
repaint it.I'.. because he used L. & M.
< Paint, and added three quarts of Oil
j to each gal lor.
The Oil gave life and preserved it.
Besides adding the Oil reduced its
COOl 10 cents a gallon loss than other
Thirty-live years' use in X. A. & S. A.
Our agents are .1. 11. & M. L, Nash.
Lnureus; J, W. Copelnnd ?X- Co.. Clin
Mr. Smyth >n Greenville.
Mr. .1. Adger Smyth. Jr.. president
of the Watts Mills at Laurens and
the Duncan Mills of this city, was in
town for a few hours vest u-day on
his way homo to Laurens from Boston
It is understood Mr. Smyth is slat
ed for a prominent position in the
new Pel/.er Corporation. ?Thursday's
Has Millions of Friends.
How would you like to number your
friends by millions as Bucklen's Arni
ca Salve does? Its astounding cures
In the past forty years made them.
Its the best Salve in the world for
sores, ulcers, eczema, burns, boils,
scalds, cuts, corns, sore eyes, sprains,
swellings bruises cold sores. Has no
equal lor piles. 25c at Laurens Drug
Co. and Palmetto Drug Co.
Play Before Bedtime.
Give the children their tea early, so
that they can have a good play be
fore going to bed. This ploy will In
duce a healthy tiredness and sleep
will soon follow.
If I Had Eczema?
I'd wash it away with that mihi, sooth
ing liquid, D. D. D. Trial bottle, 25c.
Relievos all kinds of skin trouble,
cleansing away the impurities and
clearing up the complexion as nothing
Yes. If I had any kind of skin trou
ble I'D CSF 1). D. D.
Laurens Drug Co., Laurens, S. C.
POPHAM'S ASTHMA REMEDY
gives instant relief and an absolute euro
in all cases of Asthma, Bronchitis, and
Hay Fever. Sold by druggists; mail on
receipt of price fci.oo.
Trial 1'acknKe bv mall 1*> rents.
V.'lUJAMS MFG. CO.. Prop... Cleveland, Ohio
LAURENS DRUfl CO.
Laurens, S. C.
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 fire, you
that the company Will pay all
your losses. The race fa to the
swift, and yon owe it to your
family to protect them from all
oobies. Do not be a laggard.
Stocks - Bonds - Insurance
Enterprise Bank Building
Laurens. S. C.
I MT. OLIVE. |
Mt. Olive. March 20.?Mrs. Luther
Cooper who has beeu very sick for
some time. Is better.
Paul, Kveret and Nannie Washing
ton spent Saturday night and Sunday
at Airs. Jessie Woods,* of Drewerton
Mr. M. W. Hill went to Ware Shoals,
Saturday on business.
Mr. Cleveland Bolund is at home
from the North Greenville High school.
Mr. H. M. Wright of the rural po
lice force, passed through this section
a few days ago.
Some of the farmers of this section
are about through planting corn.
John W. Sickelsmith. Greensboro.
Pa., has three children, and like most
children they frequently take cold.
"We have tried several kinds of cough
medicine," he says, "but have never
found any yet that did them as much
good as Chamberlain s Cough Reme
dy." For sale by all dealers.
Don't fail to see that Cut Class Tum
bler that we are selling at lit cents
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Co.
Telephon** at Gray Court.
A telephone company has been form
ed at Gray Court with J. N. Leak as
president and P. ?. Holt as treasurer.
The object of the company is to string
the talking machines all over that
part of the cuuitty and Incidentally to
carry trade to Gray Court. They are
prepared to take care of between 7">
and 100 subscribers. The line will be
connected with all nearby towns in
Do you know that of all the minor
ailments colds are by far tho most
dangerous? It is not the cold itself that
you need to fear, but the serious dis
eases that it often leads to. Most of
these are known as germ diseases.
Pneumonia and consumption are
among them. Why not take Chamber
lain's Cough Remedy and cure your
cold while you can? For sale by all
Fresh South Carolina Cahhmre.
Wo arc receiving fresh shipment
of South Carolina raised Cabbage
twice a week. New lot tomorrow.
Save us your orders.
Dixie Flour a id drain Co.
We are now' showing a full line of
"Old Hickory" Porch Furniture, the
best Porch Furniture nude, would 'ike
for von to see it.
S. M. & E. II. WilkeH & Co.
The moat common cause of lnsoninin
its disorders of the stvnach. I'hainlx'r
latn's Stotmich and lifter Tablets COB'
rect these disorders xad enable yuv
to sleep. Far sale by aVI dealers.
When yore have rhemnatism In y nv
foot or llMitei apply Chamberlalti'S
Liniment ami you will get riuick rellsff.
It costs bun a quartos*. Why suffer ".'
For sale by all dealeis.
Mr. William Solomon), the entQrprt&>
Iuk jeweler, is maklttx some Chuiifitst
In the fron? of his htiwrc, proparnt*\ry
to handling a big spriug trade. HP*
show windows are UkIiik OVOrhavited
and new downs are b?*>nK put In. Rfe
is also wuiiik ready lo enlarge the
store, the present, apace being too
small. Mir. Hay Simpson, who was
formerly raaiiiii?cr ??f the pressing
?Muh. has accented *. position wlr.l\ Mr.
Kills a Murderer.
A meritess murdered is Api>*Mtdicitl8
with many victims, but l>r. King's
New f.jfe Pills kill it by provention.
They gently stimulate stomach, 'lhel
and bowels, preventing that clogging
that Invites anendlcltis, curfog constj
patton. headache, biliousness, chills.
25c at Laurens Drug Co. and Palmetto
it few S\ind*ys Blaue, in a small
ffohool at Independence. Vn., the sub
ject wns MTHo WL-n- and Foolish Vir
gins." C*a? of the teachers asked ths
afmss the following 'iwstlon: "Which
?f tho Hawited guest* did not have
tihelr lumps trunnuid and burning?"
rhe one Coi respond was a or et I y nttls
girl. "Gfcn yoM' answer the >i i> stion,
Molly ?" asked' the teacher. "Oh. ye??
air." sajM the Mttle girl, it was th?
foolish Virginian."?National Mouthly.
This Much is Certain!
G?ood Portraiture can Ottly
result from Skill, Kxpcr
All *re daily exerrioed in our Studio
^?r SOtD BY DWJGGiSTS fVf RYVYHIRE
Dr.Klng's New Life Pills
Tho best in the world.
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Friday, Mar. 24th, 1911
J. E. MINTER & BRO
This is our first season in Millinery and it will be our aim to keep
the Department up-to-date, always showing the new things as
they are brought out. Everything that we show is New and
Stylish, just from the style centers. We cordially invite all Ladies
to visit us on Friday. We are fortunate in securing MissChilcote
of Baltimore, one of the best Milliners that go out from that city,
see will be assisted by Miss Nannie Dorroh and Miss Marie Drum
mond, who will take pleasure in showing you through the
Dress Goods Department!
We have largely increased this Department
this season- and are showing some of the most
stylish material of the season. Our line of Black
Goods from 50cts to $1.50 per yard is sure to
please the most critical buyer.
I?. inch Crepe do'Chine In Blnck, light bine. pink, lavender. spo>
clnl at, per yard.sL?'i
3C Inch Messallne In all shades, worth SI.::', special per yd ..$1.00
M inch silk Foul.nil. worth $1,2" per yard.#1,00
Silk Foulard, special per yard ttl.J?0c and 7"?e
?Exquisite pattern In Marquisette per yd. at.."?he
?I I inch black Silk Net per yd.1)11.00
Fancy Foulard per yard.89c
Fancy Voile, per yard.2,1c
Dainty pattern in fancy Silk, worth 3oC per yd at.2.1c
Beautiful Embroidery and Laces !
The moat beautiful embroidery ever shown in Laurens Including
all that is new In flouncing and hands, etc
See our beautiful patterns at per yd.11.00, $1.50 and #2.00
Dainty Laces per yd. at.">c and 10c
New BettsI New Collars!! New Neckware!!!
.lust roc dyed a shipment
Panama and Voile skirts
Silk I lose, worth .>!.:;:. .ml $| :,i
A special number 6t silk Hose
See those Mauz- I lose per pair
hilts sn;."ii?. >is.:?a.
>."?.il(i to $12.50
.*i0e to >I..M?
. . . I2.'?!> to # Li.UO
ilr .. $1.0(1
While we haVo Increased our Ladles' department wo have also
Increased our men's department and ore showing the best se
lection of men's Clothing and Furnishings, in here are carried
The greatest values in Suits at 910.00, $I2..>0, $1?">.00 and #20.00
Young men Suits.*h..VI, #10.00 and $I2..H>
Hoys' Suits.$3.00, #.',.00 and #>C>0
Nobby Hats.jjti.:,o und #:u)ii
Panama H its.$,-,.oo
Make our store your shopping place. Polite and courteous salesmen and
salesladies will take pleasure in showing you as good as the market
affords, and our prices always right. We want your business.
J. E. MINTER & BRO.
LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA