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THE CHINESE FUND.
Only One Dollar Kerch od During the
Tust Week, but n Letter from So.
uttle Mays Moro Money is Needed.
Only $1.00 was received in tbis of
fice during the past week for the Chi
nese. The response on tho part of
tho citizens of this county has been
yory generous, but it can hardly bo
said that they have given al lthat they
enn spare for such a worthy cause.
Tho suffering ones are still In need of
food and clothes.
Tho following are extracts from a
letter received from Hufus It. Wll
Bon, Secretary of the Seattle Cham
ber of Commerce, where the money
from this oiliee has been sent.
Editor Laurens Advertiser: ?
Your check of the 12th inst. receiv
ed for which accept our thanks. This
makes a total of $12<S.!?8 received from
the people of Laurens County through
The Advertiser. Allow us to thank
tho good people who so generously
contributed to the work and also to
thank you for your interest.
We are still forwarding by cable,
remittances every few days. Your
splendid help and that of your citi
zens, Including the children of the
colored schools, Is very much appro*
Very sincerely yours,
Hufus R. Wilson. Sec,
Chinese Relief Fund
The following are the contributions
Previously acknowledged .. ..$141.98
Woman's Missionary Society
Durham Creek Church .... 1.00
TItAYNIIAM GUARDS INSPECTED.
Hade a Very Creditable Showing Fri
day Afternoon before Col. Moore
und Capt Frowether.
Adj. Gen. W. W. Moore and Capt.
Frowether. U. S. A. Inspected the ar
mory, equipment and personel of the
Traynham Guards Friday afternoon.
The boys were put through all the
gaits by Capt. Illchey and Lieutenants
Simpson and Irby and after it was
all over the inspecting officers de.
clared themselves as highly pleased
with the conduct of the company, t. ,pt.
Frowether said that tho guns of the
Laurens boys were in better condi
tion than any that he had yet inspect
ed and he had about completed the
Following the inspection the officers
were given i. little spread in the recep
tion room of the armory.
* (icmson Letter. *
Clemson College. April 22.?The Col
logo Press Association of South Caro
lina hold its annual convention here on
April 20-22. There were present about
thirty-live delegates from the differont
colleges of the state. The three meet
ings weru made intensely interesting
hy the addrosss of members of our
faculty and those of the delegates. On
Thursday evening the annual banquet
was served at the collego club. The
dining room was beautifully decorated
with the colors and pennants of the
Various colleges. With Prof. W. I).
Daniel as toast master, and the appro
priate toast responded to by the guests,
ti"> pleasure of the occasion was com
Clemson won two interesting games
of baseball from the Presbyterian boys
from Clinton on Friday and Saturday.
The game Friday afternoon was won
by a score of 6 to 0, and the game
Saturday afternoon by a score of 6 to
The track meet held by the Pied
mont High Schools on the campus
Saturday was a great success. The
Basly High School carried off the hon
ors of the meet.
Miss Marion Gray, treasurer of the
College Press association. attended
the convention here as delegate from
Messrs. Kniest White and George
Yeargin. two Gray Court-Owlngs High
school star baseball players, are vis
iting friends here.
( APT. S( IIAYF.lt RETURNS.
Spent Very Pleasant and Instructive
Three Weeks on .Mexican Border.
Capt. lsadore Schayer. who has been
on the Mexican border for several
weeks attending the maneuvers, hns
returned to his home here, reaching
Lattrens Friday night. Capt. Schay
er spoke very interestingly of the work
being done out there, saying that the
maneuvers have been on a mos?, stu
pendous scale and unlike anything
ever attempted before. He says that
it is possible to get more experience
In military affairs In this camp in
three weeks than could be gotten in
months in the usual summer maneu
Capt. Schayer was approached, along
with other ofllcers. with an offer from
the Insurrectos to serve in the war
against Dia;. A contract for a year's
services was tendered, but none of
the officers took it up.
CROSS HILL ITEMS.
Young Ladles Doing Good Work
Teaching Negro Children the Work
Cross Hill April 24.?Mr. Henry
Miller, of Wbltmlre,' is visiting his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Miller.
Mr. Miller, his father, has been sick
for some time. He is confined to his
room but is able to bo up some now.
Mr. J. W. Koon, policeman, received
a card from Creenwood a few days
ago advising 1dm to look out for a
negro who had escaped fron? the
chaingang in that county and offering
$25.00 reward for his capture. The
negro came here on the train Satur
day and Mr. Koon landed him in the
This correspondent was Invited to
attend a mission Sunday school for
colored children, conducted by two
young ladies, on last Sabbath after
noon. These ladies are college grad
uates and give lessons to these chil
dren most of whom live on the farm
of the father of one of them; and the
building used is near his home. They
are trying to teach the "the old old
story of Jesus and his love.*' About
thirty children were In attendance.
Some of them were given Testaments
as a reward for punctual attendance.
Such work might be done in many
places, and result in much good. We
send missionaries to Africa to preach
to them and neglect to do anything for
them here. This correspondent was
called on and made a short talk to
Mr. John C. Hill went to the hospi
tal in Columbia last week with his
little son. Hurrar on account of a se
riosu throat trouble. He was relieved
by having the tonsils lanced, but
thinks it will be best to remove the
Mr. and Mrs. \V. II. l.oaman and
Mr. It. A. Austin attended preaching
at the Presbyterian church. Mount
vllle, last Snbbath.
ROY. W. M, Hollingsworth will
preach three Sabbaths each month at
his church here and one Sabbath at
Mountvllle and Lisbon churches.
Moved to New Quarters.
Mabaffey & Babb have about finished
moving their stock of goods into the
store recently remodeled by Mr. J. O.
C. Fleming next to the City Hall. Fix
ed up as it is with pressed brick front
modern plate glass show windows and
nice and clean fixtures this store is
one of the airiest and most up-to-date
groceries in the city. It is quite an im.
provement to that side of the square.
Madden, April 24.?Farmers are tak
ing advantage of the last few days of
sunshine and planting cotton seed is
now the order of the day.
The children of New Prospect school
had an enjoyable holiday Friday, It
being the last day of this session.
Games were played and the lemonade
furnished by the teachers was great
Miss Lillian Profltt. who has been
teaching In Florence County is now
with her homefolks.
Miss Lillian Martin, accompanied
her father to his regular appointment.1
at Prospect and while here she was
the guest of her little friends, Kate
and Alle.? Profltt.
Miss Cert rude Harnett. or Laurens,
was the pleasant guest of her school
mates, Misses Kate and Alice Wofford,
Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. Tom Shaw and family, also Mr.
\V. H. Hudgens and children visited
the family of Mr. T. S. Langston Sun
Mr. Harrison Pinson and family
were with Mr. J. 13. Culhertson Sun
Miss Tennie Madden has been on a
pleasant visit to her friend, Miss Mary
Davenport, of Cold Point.
The Messrs Moore, of Laurens. and
Mr. Nichols were with Mr. Thud
Miss Junnita Martin has gone on a
visit to her cousin. Mrs. J. B. Knight,
Miss Myrtle Culbertson has been on
a visit to her brother, Mr. J. I). Cul
Dr. Pennell, the genial Waterloo
doctor, was called to the bedside of
I Mrs. M. J. Allison, who has recently
i been quite sick. We are pleased to
' note that she is much better at this
The friends of Rev. M. J. Langston
i will be glad to hear that he Is ;;<.
rlously thinking of coming back to
this, his old home; possibly we will
hear uelinitely his decision in a short
Dental Meeting Postponed.
The quarterly meeting of the Pied
mont Dental Association, which was
to be held here on May 2nd has been
j Indefinitely postponed on account of
'the continued illness of the mother of
j Dr. Clifton Jones. Notice to that ef
fect has been sent out to all the mem
bers of the association.
Greensboro Life Does!
Harrisville, W. Va., Oct. 23d, 1907.
Greensboro Life Insurance Company,
Greensboro, N. C.
Dear Sir:?Please accept my thanks for your
check for $6,000.00 handed me by your State
agent, Mr. Spencer, in payment of Policy No.
4438 carried by my late husband, Mr. J. W. Fid
dler, in your Company.
Although the policy was for only $3,000,00, I
received check for $6,000,000 on account of death
caused by accident. Yours was the only Company
which paid double the face of it's policy, although
he was insured in five other companies. This fea
ture, together with the disability clause, provided
for a fully paid-up policy in event of total disa
bility, makes yours an unique policy in life insur
ance. I know of no other Company writing such a
Thanking you for the prompt adjustment of
the claim and wishing you the success you so
richly deserve for the liberality of your contracts,
(Signed) Martha E. Fiddler.
Greensboro Life Policies are Easily Sold.
W. W. COCHRANE,
Palmetto Building Greenville, S. C.
The Just as Good as Ours
Are Not as Cheap as Ours
THE BEST IS NONE TOO GOOD."
The Just as Cheap as Ours
Are Not as Good as Ours
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In Towels, Table Linen and
500 extra large cotton buck towels in plain
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100 Extra heavy all linen Hack Towels, large
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We have just what you want in Table Linen.
We want you to see what we are offering
at.25c, 50C 75c and $1.00
White Quilts in a big Hange of Style and Price
Extra special values to offer at $1.25, $1.50,
In White Lawn and Batiste
00 yards of extra nice lawn, beautiful finish,
worth everywhere 12'^ to 15 c our special
800 yards of white Lawn in short lengths,
worth 12% to 2?C, our special for .. . >C
2.'i0 yards of exceptionally One imported whit ?
Madras, for men's shirts, worth to lue,
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Quality In Ladies, Misses and Chlldrcns Hats
at prices that will appeal with particular
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One big lot of extra good values In Luce and
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Some in the lot worth 20 and 25c. Our spe
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Big lot of Taffeta Ribbons in all colors, worth
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