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These little io cents gifts
make popular presents and they
are selling fast. Come and se
lect vours now.
Laurens, S. C.
i TKE INDIANS' CHRISTMAS.
kittle Rfjdakin. Not Slow to Get Ao
quairrted With Santa.
From the time that Uncle Sam be
gan to encourage the Iden of schools
for Indian children the teuchers made
much of Christmas, and the little red
skins were quick to show Interest In
the Christmas tree.
The Christmas of the Brule Sioux
Indians shows business management.
In each village a committee of prom
inent pro.yes 1h appointed, perhaps sev
eral weeks In advance of the mo
mentous day. to mnke a ennvnss of
the tribesmen nud gather a fund to
be expended In the purchase of a
"heap big feast" The committee
makes out a prospective menu as soon
as the cash is in hand, nnd then, with
true Yankee shrewdness, the specifi
cations as to eatables are submitted
to the various traders in the vicinity
for bids, the contract for this odd un
dertaking in Christmas catering being
awarded, of course, to the lowest bid
The Sioux Indians generally have a
Kriss Kringle, a member of the tribe,
who disguises himself for the occasion
nnd makes speeches and gives pres
A representative illustration of the
Indian Christinas celebration in tin*
southwest can be seen any year in
Pueblo or San Filipe, N. M. The holi
day celebration is a curious mixture
of Christian and pagan customs. The
redskins there attend the mission
church in the morning, feast at noon
and later inaugurate a fantastic and
ceremonial dance that continues for
half a week.
Succeed when everything else fails.
In nervous prostration and female
weaknesses they are the supreme
remedy, as thousands have testified.
FOR KIDNEY, LIVER AND
it is the best medicine ever sold
over a druggist's counter.
Piles! Piles! Piles!
V\ llllams' Indian Pile Ointment will cure
Blind, Hkeding and Itching Piles. It ab
Borbs the tumors, allays itching at once,
nets ns a poultice. gives Instant relief.
Williams' Indian Pile Ointment is ore
pared for Piles and itching of the private
parts Dnisrulsts. mail 60c and |1.00.
WILLIAMS MFG. CO., Props., Cleveland. Ohio
LAC1?:\S DRUtt v?.
I.aureus, S. ('.
PRESENTS FOR ROYALJY.
Quantity 80 Qr*?t That Hou?lno Tham
/ I? oJrJous FrobUm.
YVere a toyal personage to accept nil
the Christmas offwrings of subjects und
admirers, known and unknown, stand
ing room In royal residences would
soon be at a discount. Presents arrive
at the British court from all parts of
the world. A registered package from
Vermont one Christinas was found to
iucloso a prize potato weighing Qve
pounds Another present was a nug
get of pure gold found In the Klondike
and valued at ?'2W. It was subscribed
for and seut by the inhabitants of
Not all gifts to royalty are returned.
Where special permission Is asked and
1 obtained beforehand a present Is ac
cepted lu the spirit in which it Is of
The present most coveted by Roman
Catholic royal ladies of Europe is tho
papal golden rose. The jewel, the first
of which was presented by Pope Ur
ban VI. to Joanna of Sicily, Is a mimic
plant of pure gold standing in a golden
pot. The leaves are set with dia
monds in imitation of dewdrops, and
a palm leaf blessed by tho pope ac
companies tho gift.?Chambers' Jour
Only a Triflo More.
Hubby (putting wallet in bis pocket)
j ?I sincerely hope. Helen, this finishes
l up the Christmas buying job.
Wlfey?Yes; that's all. Henry. I shall
I not need any?but hold on! I'll need
i about $0 more. I want to get some
thing nice for you. you know.?l'hilu
j dolphin Ledger.
You Can Gel the Best One in the
World for $1.00.
Co to the i.aureus Drug Co. today.
Say "1 want a HYOME1 outfit," take
it home with you, open the box and
pour a few drops of HYOMEM pro
nounce it Hlgh-O-me- into the littla
hard rubber inhaler.
Then breathe pleasant, soothing,
healing, germ killing HYOMEI over
the raw, inflamed, germ ridden mem
brane for a few minutes and relief
Stuffed up head will vanish. Keep
up the treatment four or five times
a day for a few days and hawking,
spitting and forming of mucus in the
nose and throat will cease.
HYO.MKI is guaranteed to end ca
tarrh, coughs, colds, croup, asthma,
(u tarrhal deafness, or money back.
Complete outfit $1.00, subsequent bot
tles if needed 50 cents at Laurens
Drug Co. and druggists everywhere.
We offer Christmas shoppers the
most varied line of things suitable for
holiday gifts to be found in the city
and you will find our prices extreme
S. M. & E. H. Wllkes & Co.
Wishes for a
TN this, the Holiday season of Nine
* teen Eleven, when the glad tidings
of great joy are ringing around the
world, and when all men, made broth
ers with a common joy, wish each
other a merry Christmas, we like
wise as a business house take this
means of wishing for our friends
and customers the merriest and
happiest Christmas that the years
"Some say it is old-fashioned sending greetings Christmas Day;
But some of us cling fondly to the good old-fashioned way.
Accept old-fashioned wishes for the sake of Auld Lang Syne?
A happy, happy Christmas, good luck to thee and thine."
r. SANTA CLAUS AS OTHER :>:
Germuuy?St. Nicholas, Iirlss Kriu
Holland?Sunder Klass. Slnt Nleu
hias. Sinter Klaas.
Alsaee-Lorraine? Kneeht Duprecht.
Franco ? Le bon pupa, le bon do
Noel, petit Noel.
Austria?NSklo or NIglo.
ivtissia-F.IUu dir true).
Poland -(iiviazka (little star).
Sea ndlnn v la ? K list ine.
I ion mark -.lulenlssen;
I rein nd?Nln m h Niel; la use.
ANCIENT DOLLS' HOUSES.
Tho^o of E,-.-!ier Ccnturits Marvels of
The history of dolls Is pnrtlculnrly
utcrosting ni this season. Verj henu
tIfHI wax d ills Were made in France
In thai period . f reckless oxtruvn
vtr.ni-e. the seventeenth century. No
price was too high to pay then for
anything (hut ti little great lady might
he pleased lb own,
A few of the line old dolls' houses
built and furnished in tho seventeenth
oud eighteenth centuries still exist
and rolled thorough attention to the
All are fu:ni<bed und equip] d with
the same completeness, whether it Is
the linen cupboard, with Us plies of
nnpery; the drawing room, with pret
ty carpets and tiny china ornaments
nnd pictures, or the nursery, v her??
here Is ? high fender tituird bui'ore
the lire and a forking horse for the
baby to ride on.
Such details give a human interest
to old toys, emphasized by the doll In
habitants which are to bo seen in the
old bouses. The mistress of the
house, with stitlly set out brocaded
skirts, sits in tho salon, her work
basket at her side. In which we Und
wee reels of cotton and rolls of tape.
In the nursery the baby, with la :o
edged cap. Is in the nurse's arms
Tho cook is suitably dressed in short
cotton skirts and white coif.
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t CHEERFUL CHRISTMAS COM- J
f MENT. $
* I>on't leave it all to Santa +
$ Clans. J
T Don't keep your Christmas ?
% spirit bottled. ?
J| Girls are bound to drift under 4?
X tlie influence of the mistletoe. X
T Tlie little Christmas green T
J Isn't a seaweed, but it sees lots
j of smacks.
3? Tills is tho time- of year when
J husbands nnd wives may prop
erly hldo much from one (in
Ytlessed is tlie person who
doe>"n't keep track of the number
of pt ?sents she receives.
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DOING UP THE PACKAGES.
Vastly Important Detail to Assure Un
Tosend a package Hint isn't "Christ
masy looking" is bound to detract from
the gift. There are slickers of all
sizes and shapes, with Santa Claus,
holly sprays, red and gold seals. "Mer
ry Christmas" and gayly bedecked trees
upon them. These slickers not only
make n pnrcol more 'Attractive, but
they are a great help iir tying up. es
pecially a bulky parcel like a sofa pil
low, which requires several sheets of
Ited. bright green or holly baby rib
bon Is used for doing up most parcels
that are not to go through the mnll
The adhesive red and green paper rib
bon Is often substituted for tlie other
kinds, or sometimes tho outer wrap
ping lias tlie pasted ribbon, while the
Inner tissue paper Is tied.
Inside, instead of using a regular
calling card, the name of tho sender is
written on one of tho bright Christ
mas cards that come In packages.
RURAL YULETIDE SPIRIT.
The Mail Carrier Finds a Present at
Almost Every Door.
The rural postmen are not less gen
erously remembered at Christmas time
thnn aro their city brethren'. There
I? scarcely a farmhouse on his route
where tho mall carrier ?oert not re
ceive a token. Most of the? presents
aro practical. *
Knitted scarfs or mufilet** mittens
and ullppers are favorites jivith fem
inine donors, whereas tho jfiftH of tho
farmers usually take the form of
pumpkins, bushel baskets ''of potatoes,
barrels of apples nnd turkeys. Many
a rural mall carrier receives on Christ
mas morning enough eatables to stock
Ids larder for weeks to come.
? * *- -?? -*- -*
The ChrlatmaS Dane*.
When grandmr. danced the minuet
Borne sixty years ngo
The statoly oouplea often met
Beneath tho mistletoe.
To waltzes now the customs veer.
X Hut Mattel's foxy bean
That damsel doth contrive to steer
Boncath tho mlstloto.-.
The dances change, but not tho
4. 'As closo observers know,
For mortals act about tho same
Beneath *he mistletoe
WHY-BE A- TEMAN T?
Buy A Home With Rent Money!
The average teut< pays for his place every eight years
hut the land lord still ?wiis it. Why Pay Rent?
YOU i'AY AS Rh:XT
At $120.00 per year in 1<> years.
At $120.00 per year in 25 years
At $240.00 peryearin 10 years.
At $240.00 per year in 25years.
We will cut any of the following into Mich size tracts
as you desire. We buy at' wholesale and retail laud out
to suit the small buyer :
Splendid farm and ginnery at Ekom, containing loo acres, and
pood dwelling, nut houses, etc., 20 horso engine ami lo horse boiler, two 00
saw u'in. ail in good shape on easy terms ur all cush.
About 1<><> Acres ncur Watts Mill, known as the Itadgetl Laud.
552 Acres located near Uoedy Itiver Power Company, on ltee-Sy
River, and known as the Dorroh Place. Price, $12.50 to $20.00 per
acre, depending on number of acres and location.
200 acres three mihs east of l.aurens. High stale cultivation.
2fl acres at Anil's coss roads, cheap for quick sale.
1!) acres near Watts Mills, all improved, f<>r $1.500, half cash.
I(5? acres, a part of J. N. Clardy tract, $3.00 per acre. Qot the bar
Dr. J. T. Pool's house and lol on Smith Harper St. Term reasonable
100 acres within one mile of Harris' Springs.
61 acres, one mile south of Waterloo.
Several houses and iots near Watts Mill.
Oil acres near Ora. level and good improved land, $."i0 per acre.
400 acres near Stomp Springs, $11.50 per acre.
Wo also have for sale about Twenty two Acres of land within the
corporate limits of the City of Lumens, known OS Grays Hill, which
wo will sell in small building lots, at reasonable prices. A good many
of these lots have cottages on them.
Remember that we cut oft any number of acres de
sired by purchaser and give any reasonable time in which
to pay. We want to make it possible for every white
farmer in Laurens County to own his home.
Laurens Trust Company
R. A. Coopkr, President. C. W. TUNE, Sec. & Treas.
Anderson & li la he Icy, Managers Heal Estate Sales.
WE BUY AND SELL
REAL ESTATE! |
House and Lot, known as the T. H.
Nelson Place, on West Hampton St. A
good lot and nice house with eight rooms.
Modern improvements. Fer quick sale
at a bargain.
100 acres land, known as Mrs. Dolly
Franks' place/ 35 to 40 acres in cultiva
tion, balance in original forest, one good
tenant house, near Greenville and Lau
rens road, 4 miles from Laurens. A very
desirable piece of property. See us at
Nice house and lot on Martin Street
near South Harper Street.
List your property with us. We
think we know values in City and
Home Trust Co.
N. B..D1AU. Ci ft ItOPER,
President. Hec. & Treas.
LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA
DK. CLIFTON JONES
Office In Simmons Building
Phone: Office No. 86; Residence 219.
WILLIAMS' KIDNEY PILLS
llnvo you overworked your nervous sys
tem and caused trouble with your kid
neys and bladder? Have you p.ilns In
loins, side, back and bladder'.' Have you
a flabby appearance of the face, and un
der the eyes? A frCqUGnt .hslro to pass
urine? If so, Williams' Kidney IMtl.l will
cum you?Druggist, Price &<V\
W1U.IAMS V.rC. CO.. Prop... Clevrlnnd. Ohio
LA?RKX8 mini k o.
Linrcnsi s. c.
The highest prices for all kinds of
furs will be paid by S. Pollakoff, Lau
rens, a. C.
Minks from .8l>c to #7.2.%
Raccoons from.15c to #2.2.'?
Skunks from .10c to #1.50
Opossums from .lie to 7f?o
Musk Hats from ..">c to ?fie
Vox from .2.1e to $6.00
Ottor from .#1.00 to $20.00
Boavers from .f?0c to #N.r>o
Civil Cats from .5c to R5o
Wild Cats from .10c to 7f>c.
All prlcofl will bo governed afford
ing to fur market.
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