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Buyers Guide and Classified
E. V. FERGUSONS'
For Cleaning, Pressing
and Dyeing. All Alterations
promptly and neatly done.
Telephone No. 254.
Harness, Horse Goods
The difference between a
rut and n grave is the length
and the breadth of it. If you
JOHN A. FRANKS
there is no danger of falling
Conic in and see about the West
house Hugged Tungsten Lantus und
let us reduce your liu'ht bill.
W. P. HUDGENS
Tinning. Rooffing and
vS. S. BO YD
Plumber and Tinner
Dealer in Plumber's and Tin
Upstairs opposite City Hall.
We wash everything but
the Baby. Put your duds in
my suds. The best combina
tion in Laureus.
Laurens Steam Laundry
We are the sole bot
tlers for Coca Cola, the
Coca Cola Bottling
?The Quality Printshop"
Specialist in Every Class
of Job Work
WE BUY AND SELL
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. vSee 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. DIAL, C H. ROPER,
President. Sec. & Treas.
LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA
We Take This Method
To thank our customers for
their liberal patronage during
the year just passed away. With
renewed effort we hope to merit
a continuance of the same.
With best wishes to all for
a happy and prosperous New
W. Q. Wilson & Co.
BIG FIRE LOSS
IN CAPITAL CITY
Over Quarter Million Fstlmuted Dam
age by Fire in Wholesale District of
Columbia, Jan. 5.?Fire wliicb In
volved a property loss between $250,
000 and $400,000 swept over the south
ern block between the Southern rail
way freight depot and Lincoln street
on Gervais street this morning. The
buildings were owned by the Glbbs
Machinery company, Armour & Com
pany, Mrs. L. B. Oozler and B. A. Beall
& Company and J. E. Young & Co. The
land on which the buildings were lo
cated was leased to the Individuals.
The fire did not confine itself to
Gervais street but the wind switched
the Hamcs to the south and a num
ber of small buildings and stables
1 were burned in the rear of the block,
j The shops of the Columbia Machine
Co. were also burned.
The Harnes were discovered at 10
o'clock on the second floor of the
Gibbcs company offices and spread
rapidly eastward. The two buildings
occupied by this well known machin
ery and supply concern were destroy
ed as well as the buildings occupied
by the Armour Packing Company and
the Southern states Supply company.
These were the principal losers, al
though other smaller concerns with
quarters in these buildings suffered
more or less from the fire.
To Rebuild at Once.
Automobiles to the number of Is
or 20 wore burned in the motor de
partment of the Gibbes establish
ment, several other cars bring saved.
All tho concerns, affected are plnn
nlng to continue in bit Iness nnd sev
eral will rebuild as soon as possible.
The fire wll result in the erection of
several creditable fireproof structures
In the wholesale district.
F-limaf ? in' Losses,
A revised .?nid careful estimate of
the loss from the lire which swo| .
almost an entire block of the whole
sale district here today places the
1 losses at about $225,0110. with about
$1S0,000 insurance. As near as can
be estimated the losses are ns follows.
Gibbes Machinery company, with
branches in Charleston, Wilmington.
Spnrtanburg ami Augusta, is Cue
heaviest loser, the estimate on their
loss being about $125,000 with about
$$0,000 insurance. The Southern States
Supply Co., loss about $50,000, with
about $53.000 insurance: II. G. Werts
& Co., loss about $15,000 with about
$10,n0i) insurance: Armour & Com
pany, loss about $11.000, said to be
fully insured; the Gay Ola Co., loss
about $:'..000. insurance about $500;
Moffatt ci Dupree Co., loss about $2,
000, covered by insurance; T. R.
Roaches Provision Co., loss about $2,
000, covered by insurance; Dr. F. S.
Farle's drug store. loss about $1.0U0,
not insured; Swift & Co., loss about
$1,000. thought to be fully insured.
An engine in the Serhoard yards is
said to have been badly damaged.
The telephone and telegraph com
panv also sustained some loss, the
wires having been burnt out in this
section by the fire. Other minor losses
such as tenant houses, were sustain
ed but it is thought that $250.000 is
an outside estimate of the loss from
the fire. The fire was gotten com
pletely under control this afternoon
and only smouldering embers mark
the spot where the conflagration rag
ed this morning.
Constipation is the cause of many
ailments and disorders that make life
mlsernble. Take Chamberlain's Stom
ach and Liver Tablets, keep your
bowels regular and you will avoid
these diseases. For sale by all deal- j
1)1 T< II FOItk FXPI.OITFI).
To be Split up into Small Farms and
Sold to Prospective Settlers.
The justly celebrated Dutch Fork
Is being further exploited by the Car
olina Land K- Promoting Company in
a manner that is calculated to bring
new wealth and thrift to that already
prospcrout community. This famous
section of Lexington County lies just*
across the river from Columbia und
the bridge connecting It with Colum
bia has been freed. It is stnted that
tho lands are fertile, the location
healthy and the division of this large
plantation into small farms will tend
to relievo tho conjestlon of popula
tion at other points in this state, nnd
put It within reach of tho man of
moderate means to acquire a home at
a point where the products of the
farm will find a ready market In the
largest and wealthiest city in the
State. The opportunity to buy these
lnnds at ones own price nnd terms
should he taken advantage of on the
day of the sale, Wednesday, January
24th at 11 a. m. on the ground, nnd
each succeeding day of that week in
case of inclement weather.
Do you know that fully nine out of
every ten cases of rheumatism are
simply rheumatism of the muscles dim
to cold or damp, or chronic rheuma
tism, and reuuire no internal treat
ment whatever. Apply Chamberlain's
Liniment freely nnd see how quickly
it gives relief. For sale by till dealers.
LOCALS FROM DIALS. *
Wednesday afternoon the 27th at
o'clock at the home of her parouts,
Miss Lila Simmons and Mr. Smith
Boyd of Greenwood were married. The
ceremony was performed by the Rev.
J. P. Attaway, pastor of the bride. The
wedding was a quiet affair, only the
immediate family being present. The
bride is the charming daughter of Mr.
11. Y. Simmons of this place, and is
a popular young school teacher. Mr.
Boyd Is a successful farmer and bus
iness man of Greenwood. Mr. and
Mrs. Boyd will be at their home in
Greenwood after January 1st.
After a vacation of ten days the
school at this place has resumed Its
Miss Magige Harrison has returned
from Duncan where she spent the hol
The H. Y. P. U. entertainment at
Rabun was a success, and the young
people deserved much praise by tholr
well rendered program.
Mr. Walter Gray has returned to
Hnzelhurst, On., where he is in bus
Mr. .!. R. liellams from Spart an bury
was a visitor here last week.
Mr. and Mrs. W. ('. Brown! ? > have
returned from a visit tp relatives In
Prof. C. F. Brooks has returned to
Ninety six. where ho will resume his
duties :is principal of the Graded
School in that place.
, Another year! 1 womb r how many :
?of us are going through the same pro
cess of "swearing off," or "tunun a ov
:? it iicw leaf." A uae'.e s ordeal sure-'
ly for as Longfellow says. "Whatever
the future yields, will bo right un
' less myself be wrong."
BEST FOB ASTHMA, CATARRH,
Why need anyone suffer from any
throat or nose troubles when soothing,
healing IIYO.MIOI i.; guaranteed to ban
ish all miser) or money back,
"The undersigned herewith recom
mend HYOME1 to all who are afflicted
with asthma, catarrh, oV bronchitis.
1IYOMK1 was used by my wife for
bronchitis and asthma and 1 used it
? for bronchitis and sore throat.
It has given relief and permanent re
sults and 1 write these few lines for
the benefit of all who are a III Ic ted with
the ailments named above." Theodore
Boehlnn, Traffic Manager of the Con
COl'dia Publishing House. Cor. Joffor
son Avo and Miami St., Concordla,
Kan., Jan. 2nd, 1911. The Laurens
lung Co. and druggists everywhere
sell llyomoi. A complete outfit Includ
ing inhaler costs $1.00. Extra bottle
If needed 50 cents, .lust breathe it.
A Thirty-Five Cent Christmas.
We beard a man tell the following
story and it is worth repetition.
"I was on my way to business on
tho twenty-fourth of December and
was figuring out that this was not to
bo the best Christmas I had even
spent. Certain things had gone wrong
and I was quite a hit disturbed.
"I was suddenly .accosted by an ill
clad individual who asked mo for a
dime with which to buy a loaf of
bread. I looked at the fellow and
sized him up as a man that was real
' Would you like a good breakfast?
" I sure would." he replied, and I
led him to a nearby restaurant. Giv
ing the cashier thirty-five cents for
the niati's meal 1 sat down to watch
"Well?boys?that was one of the
best thirty five cents I ever spent.
For real enjoyment, watching that fel
low eat, had few equals?-and the
fellow himself?say, tho pleasure he
had?made me happy for a week. I
remembered him all day Christmas,
lust to think that a man could need
food so badly and that thirty-five cents
could do so much good. Try it some
day yourself and you will make two
people smile all over."?Exchange.
For sore throat there Is positively
no remedy that will relieve so
quickly and cure permanently the
most aggrevated case, as IMoodino
Laurens Drug Co., Laurens, S. C.
Par-a-sit-i-cide cures itch and
mange in 30 minutes. Pimples
and Ringworms quickly. Price
LAURENS DRUG CO.
60c by mail or express from
Dr. L. J. .Sharp & Co., Commerce,
Ga. Guaranteed. "Take no
QHICHESTER S PILLS
W?. tiik diamond 11 n an 1,. .
PIaMoNO ItltANI? lUl.i.H,
year*knomt M Bctt,Stfctt, Alwty, KHIM I?
SOID BY DRUGGISTS FVFRYWHFRE
Piles! Piles! Piles!
William?' Indian Pilo Ointment will euro
Blind, Bleeding and ftehlng Piles, it nb
Portia tlie tumors, allays Itching at once,
n<is as a poultice. Rives Instant relief.
Williams' I nil I an Pile ointment Is pre
pared for Piles and Itching of the private
parts. Drutrttlsts, mall &0c and $1 00,
WILLIAMS MFG. CO.. Prnn,.. Hove'ind. Ohio
LAURENS DRTJC ? l).
Laurens, S. C.
Buy A Home With Rent Money!
The average tent* r paysforhis place every eight years
but the land lord still owns it. Why Pay Rent?
Vor PAY AS RENT
At $12o.co per year in 1<? years..
At $120.00 per year in '.'.."> years .
At $240.00. per year in 10 years .
At $240.00 per year in 25 years..
We will cut any of the following into fetich size tracts
as you desire. We buy at wholesale and retail land out
to suit the small buyer :
Splendid farm ami ginnery al KUom, conI lining 100 acres, und
pood dwelling, outhouses, etc., 2(Miorsoei ginn und 10 horse boiler, two 60
.saw (/in, all in good sbupe <>n easy terms >>r all cash.
About 100 Acres near Waits Mill, known as the Budgctl Land,
552 Acres local eil near It.ly River Puwei Conipuiiy, on Hoi ly
Rlvor, and known as the Oorrolt IMac-. Trice. $12.50 !o $20.00 per
acre, depending on number ol ?eres and locution.
'ion acres three miles easl of Laurens, High stale cultivation.
23 acres at Anil's coss roads, cheap for (juiek sale.
10 acres near Watts Mills, all improved', for $1,500, half cash.
105 Acres, a pari Of J. N. Clardy trad, $3.00 per acre. (Jot Iho bar
Dr. J. T. lV>ol\ house and lot on South Harper St. Term reasonable
100 acres within one mile of Harris' Springs.
(H acres, one mile south of Waterloo.
Several houses and lots near Watts Mill.
03 acres near Ora, level and good improved land, J?n per acre.
?100 acres near Stomp Springs. $11.50 per acre.
Wo also have for sale about Twontydwo Acres of land within the
corporate limits of the t ity of Laurens. known OS Ortiys Hill, which
WO will sell in small building lots, at reasonable prices. A good many
of tluso lots have cottages on them.
Remember that we cut off any number of acres de
sired by purchaser and give auy 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. TuNK,Sec. & Treas.
Anderson & Blukclcy, Managers Real Estate Sales.
ICE, SNOW, SLEET,
Temperature Drops 33 Degrees
Let Us Keep You Warm
All Young Men and Wometi
interested in a business course
to write or call at once for full
The Special Opening Rates
Southern Commercial Schools
Tire Proof Building Greenwood, S. C.
Chalcston and Spartanbiirg. S. C. Winston-Snh m.
Wilmington, Salisbury nnd Durham North Carolina.
The Highest Kndurscd Business CollctAi ihc Smith vilnntic.
Secures Positions for Qradua^nA). I>< umds Money