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LOCAL AND PERSONAL MENTION. ?
Mr. Walter Gray, of Eden, was In
the city Monday.
Miss Rucla Wolff was In the city
Mr. and Mrs. A. II. Sanders are vis
iting relatives in Camden.
Miss Ethol Epting, of Greenwood, is
visiting friends in the city.
Camp. No. 98 W. O. W. will meet to
morrow night for degree work.
Mr. J. O. Hums of Greenwood was
a business visitor here Monday.
Col. L. E. Hums of the Red Iron
Racket, spent Monday night In Green
Mrs. Jos, T. Johnson spent Monday
in the city with her mother, Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Eraser, of
'Greensboro, X. C, are visiting Mr. and
Mrs. W. R. Rlchey, Sr.
Mr. Geo. W. Copeland, of Clinton,
spent the week-end at the home of Mr.
acd Mrs. J. Lee Lnngston.
Mr. R. M. Spratt. of Chester, was in
th< city (lie latter part of last week
ViFltlng Iiis son, Mr. Frank Spratt.
''iss Louise Fleming, of Greenwood,
i> ;:i the city visiting her brothers
V' sis R, 1''. and Crcswell Fleming.
Mrs. Elizabeth Massey has returned
to the city to be at the Gilkerson
House with Miss Thames for some
Mrs. II. K. Alken and Mrs. .1. II.
Tcague have returned from Charles
ton, where they visited for several
Rev. W. R. Minter of Lincolnton, X.
was here for a few days this week
as the guest of his brother, Mr. B. 1'.
Mrs. C. R. Duvall, who has been vis
iting her sister. Mrs. I.. Henderson,
at llarksdale for several weeks, lias
r< ' li ned to the city.
Mr. M. Van Holder, who has been
living in tlie Kkom section, was in the
ity Monday making preparations to
move to his old neighborhood near
Mr. and Mrs. \V. \V. Jones will have
with them during the Christmas holi
days Dr. and Mrs. O. R. Mayer and
cl Mien, of Newherry, and Dl\ and
M s, 0. W. Leonard and children, of
Mr. R. II. Voting, who spends Iiis
time between I.aurens ami his old
home near Mountvllle, was in the city
last week having returned from a
pleasant trip to friends in Ware
Shoals. Greenwood and Columbia.
Mr. 0. F. Cox, who has been living
in tlie Martin neighborhood near
Gray Court, has rented tlie Henry
Mills place near Barksdalo and will
live there next year. He was in tlie
City buying home supplies Monday.
Judge Thompson asks The Advertis
er to urge those contemplating mnr
r'ago to net licenses a little
...-.cad of time so as to avoid any pos
siblc delay. It will not do to put off
these matters for a little delay might
cause the girl to change her mind.
They do that thing some times. So be
prompt in getting licenses.
The Pension Commissioner or a rep
resentative of tin' County Pension
Hoard will be in the county auditor's
office each Saturday in tlie month of
January ensuing with proper blanks
for the purpose of receiving new ap
plications and properly filling same,
and giving transfers to other counties.
Township representatives are re
io8tcd to furnish Hie County Pension
Board with a correct list of names of
all Confederate soldiers, and the wid
ows of soldier who have died since the
first day of March last: also the names
of all who have moved out of the
The following is a list of township
? ( nresentat ives:
[.aureus Township, Cnpt. John M
Sullivan Township, ('apt. \V. D. Sul
Scuffietown Township, Capt. W. A.
Youngs Township, Capt. W. P. Cok
Hunter Township, R. Pros Adalr.
Jacks Township, W. H. Me.Crary.
Waterloo Township, P. H. Madden.
Cross Hill Township, J. P. Elledge.
Dials Township, Robert Stoddard.
It Is hoped wo will have a report
from each township representative,
either in person or by letter. The
?County Pension Hoard will meet the
first Monday In March. 1912.
W. P. COKER. Chairman,
County Pension Board.
Dec. 14, 1911.
SUNDAY SCHOOL QUESTIONS. *
(Copyright, 1910, by Rev. T. S. Lln
scott, D. D.)
Malachl Rebuking and Eencouraging
Judah. Hal. lil:l-iv:3.
Golden Text?Return unto me, and
I well return unto you, salth the Lord
of hosts. Mai. 111:7.
(1.) Verse 1?Who is the "messen
ger" that was to come?
(2.) In what respects does the his
tory of John the Baptist show that ho
answered to this description by Ma
(3.1 How would you sum up, in a
few words, the character and work of
John the Baptist?
(4.- Verses 2-6?In what respects
has Jesus been to mankind "like a re
finer's lire, and like fuller's soap"?
(.">.) What effect lias Jesus had upon
the Jewish people as a whole?
(6.) Wha has Christianity done for
the moral and material progress of
(7.) eVrses .-8?In how many ways
have men gone away from God?
(8.- What today are the chief sins
of the organized Christian church?
(9.) What are the reasons to be
lieve that God still demands tithes
and offerings from the people?
(10.) Verse 9.?If '< man does not
pay to God's cause at least ten per
cent, of his earnings, does God regard
him as a robber? Give your reasons.
(11.) What was the nature of the
curse that rested on the people for
robbing God of his tithes?
(12.1 Verse 10?What are the rea
sons for believing it is literally true
that if we take care of odd's house by
paying Into it ten per cent, of our
earnings, God will bless us with ma
(13.) What proportion of Christians
in your church would you say arc giv
ing to God's cause not less than a
tenth of their income?
(14.) Make a rought estimate of the
actual annual earnings of the mem
bers of your local church und say
what a tithe of the total sum would
be, then subslract the amount they
actually give, and say how much they
arc robbing God annually, if any.
, (This is one of the questions which
I nut) Ih> answered in writing by mein
' hers of the club.)
(l?.) Verses 11-12?If our whole na
tion were lo voluntarily give to (lie
church not less than ten per cent of
its earnings, what effect would that
have upon the conversion of the
world, and bow would it nffecl our
; reputation With other nations?
(16.) Verses 13-15 What is tin- cul
pability of the sin which denies that
there is profit in serving oGd?
i 17.? What is the profit of serving
' (IS.i Verses 16-18?What are some
of the many spiritual benefits of ex
(1!?.) Chap. Iv: 1-3 - What is to be
the certain doom of the dually impen
(20.) What is the blessedness of
the real children of God?
Lesson for Sunday, Dec. ".Ist, 1911.
Bible Question Club
1 have read the Sugges'ive Ques
tions on the Sunday School Lesson
published In The Advertiser, also
Lesson itself for Sunday
( Date) the series of f?2,
j Name .
: Address .
Your Questions Answered.
If you would like to have answered
any particular Question each or any
week from "The Suggestive Questions
on the Sunday School Lesson" by Rev.
Dr. Llnscott, send in your request to
this office, giving the date of the les
son ami the number of the question
you wisli answered. You may select
any question except the one indicat
ed that "It may he answered in writ
ing by members of the club." Dr.
Llnscott will answer the questions
either in these columns or by mall
through this office. Don's forget to
state what benefit these "Suggestive
Questions" are to you. Give your full
name, and address. Send your letters
to "The Question Editor of The Ad
vertiser, Laurens, S. C."
* NEWS FROM JONES. *
Jones, Dec. 18.?Mr. Eugene Simp
son represented Princeton Lodge and
Dr. Willie T. Jones represented Brew
erton I^odge In the Grand Lodge meet
ing In Charleston last week.
Mr. W. B. Rlley has purchased a
handsome car. ]
Miss Olive Jones and Mrs. G. L. Gra
ham visited Greenwood last Saturday.
Mrs. Danvld Mf.Jor of Greenwood
visited relatives and friends here last
Those wishing to purchase, rent or
lease near a good school, will find it
to their Interest to cast their lot with
Mr. Henry Beeks, of Washington has
Why not make
The gifts useful gifts
Isn't it true that there are a thousand and one gifts given
each year?that are just trifle gifts?that are of no use to those
Why waste this way?why not invest the gift giving money
in lasting, satisfactory useful things?
Such are the sort this big store offers and suggests to you?
and the selection is so unlimited that the choosing is easy.
Little things, big things, things for everybody. Prices so
reasonable that they will enable you to do all that you may wish to.
Reasons enough why you should make this store your buy- ,
From $10.50 up
Sterling Silver Pieces
From $1.00 up
From $18.50 up
Genuine Leather Couches
From $22.50 up.
From 50 cents up
& E. H. WILKES & CO.
i conic in to spend Christmas with rela
tives and friends.
Mr. Lee Freeman operates a splen
did barber shop at Ware Shoals, and
will he pleased to serve his customers
at ail times.
The many friends of Hon. R. A.
Cooper, a former pupil of the Jones
high school will he pleased to learn
thai he was elected Grand Sonlor
Warden at the communication of the
Grand Lodge in Charleston last werk.
We wisii the editor.-, employees
and readers of The Advertiser a hap
py Christmas and prosperous New
There is more Catarrh in this sec
tion of the country than all other dis
eases put together, and until thes last
few years was supposed to he Incura
ble, For a great many years doctors
pronounced it a local disease and pro
scribed local remedies, and by con
stantly failing to cure with local
treatment, pronounced it incurable.
Science ban proven catarrh to be a
constitutional disease and therefore
requires constitutional treatment.
Hall's Catarrh Cure, manufactured by
F. J. Cheney &. Co., Toledo, Ohio, is
the only constitutional cure on the
market. It is taken internally in
doses from 10 drops to a toaspoonful.
It acts directly on the blood and mu
cous surfaces of the system. They of
fer one hundred dollars for any case
it falls to cure. Send for circulars
Address: F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo,
Sold by Druggists, 7f>c.
Take Hall's Family Pills for con
Christmas Holiday Rate*.
Account the Christmas holidays the
Columbia, Newberry & Laurons R. R.
announces very low round-trip rates
from all points on its lino. Tickets
on sale Dec. 15, lf>, 17, 20, 22, 23, 24,
2f., 20, 31, and Jan. 1, 1912 with final
limit to return January 8, 1912.
For full information regarding rates
etc., call on agent or write J. F. Liv
ingston, S. A. Columbia. S. C.
Statement of the Condition of (he
BANK OF LAU KENS,
Located nt I,aureus, S. ('., ?( (he ( lose
of Business Beeemher 5, Ii)iL
Loans and Discounts .. ..$188.264.41
Bonds and Stocks owned by
the Hank. 6,050.00
Furniture and Fixtures .. 1,713.00
Banking House. 2,800.00
Oilier Heal Estate owned.. 206.75
Due from Hanks and Hank
ers . 38,606.28
Silver and other Coin .. .. 1,126,32
Checks and Cash Items .. i .'.m;s.\:i
Capital stock Paid In .. ..$ 50,000,00
Surplus Fund. 35,000.00
Undivided Profits, less Cur
rent Expenses and Taxes
Due to Hanks and Hankers x.r.'.io.?;,
Dividends Unpaid. 32,00
Individual Deposits subject
to Check. 48,910.26
Savings Deposit-.:. A (?,255.4 7
Time Certificates of Deposit 29,647.20
Certified checks. 75.on
Cashier's Checks. 696.89
Hills Payable, including Cer
tificates for Money Bor
rowed . 27,500.00
State of South Carolina.
County of I.aurens. ss.
Before me came H, K. Aiken, Cash
' ier of the above named bank, who. be
ing duly sworn, says that the above
and foregoing statement is a true con
dition of said hank, as shown by the
books of said bank.
H. K. AIKKN.
Sworn to nnd subscribed before me
tiiis nth day of December, 1911,
.1. .T. Adams
Notary Public S. C.
Correct?Attest! O. B. Simmons, w.
R. Rlchey, M J. Owlngs, Directors.
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