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STORAGE BATTERIES ELECTRIC CARS
I WANTED ON C. S W. C. RAILWAY
There hau been considerable dis
satisfaction along tho C. & W. C. Ry.
between Srartnnburg and Laurens'
over the new schedule on this road
BO far as it affects fnotlities for Rot
ing into Spurtanburg duHlng the
morning. Under the old schedule the
train from that direction arrived
at Spartanburg at 10 a. in., but under
-the new schedule this was put back
to 12:10 p. m. This made it too late
for po4jj)lo having business in Spar
tanburg during tho morning and
makes it necessary for them to come
hero tho day before and spend the
night her?. There is much complaint
as to this from Woodruff.
Secretary John Wood of the cham
ber of commerce and also of the coun
ty board of trade has made a sugges
tion to General Manager Anderson,
which he has under consideration and
which, if adopted, would remedy the
complaint as to this part of the sched
ule. That is. that a storage battery
electrie car he employed to make two
or more round trips a day from F.noree
or possibly from Laurens to Spartan
burg. This is not.a gas-electric car,
but a storage battery car. These
have come into quite general use and
are declared by electrical engineers
to be entirely practical and success
General Manager Anderson is mix
lous to so arrange his schedules that
the patrons of the road may have the
best possible service all round, and
he is considering tins suggestion.
Just what practical objections there
may be to h Is not known.
The present schedule on the C. &
W. C. is objectionable to Spartanhurg
only in one respect mentioned, but
it is objectionable at other points on
the line for other reasons. There
is complaint about it at Greenwood
and some at Augusta. Mr. Anderson,
however, wishes to give the shedule a
fair trial before making any chang
es in it.
Mr. Wood urged upon Mr. Ander
son the dissatisfaction and pointed
out to him the great advantage the
operation of the motor car would pos
sess for all that section of country
between this city and Woodruff or
Laurens. it is suggested that with
this service of a local nature the
rorid could continue to operate its
through trains in any way that might
appear best to the company. The
territory affected is thickly settled
and susceptible of wonderful develop
ment if facilities for getting to mar
ket were provided. Mr. Wood stated
this morning that every one to whom
he had spoken about the matter had
expressed the greatest interest 111 it.
agreeing that it would he a most val
uable service. ?Spartanburg Journal.
Tili: MERCHANT OF VENICE.
Bplcndidl) Acted by Young Members
of High School Department of the
City School at the Auditorium.
The presentation of "The Merchant
of Venice" by the p.ipils of the, high
school department of the city graded
gchopl Friday evening proved quite
A success. The young actors and ac
tresses acquitted themselves in a most
creditable manner and were freely
applauded after each act. Th young
folks wer dressed in costumes in keep
Ing with the time of the action in the
play and all of them presented a fine
appoarance. The play was given un
der tho direction or Miss Lillle altyly.
the young folks giving evidences of
he school cleared about $S.''. on
evening's entertainment, the mon
to be used for some school pur
Absorbing Picture Today.
Mannger Lavender has arranged for
this afternoon and tonight one of the
most absorbing picture reels that he
has yet shown. Tho picture will be
Something out of tho ordinary as it
deals with a vital question of tho ernd
lcation of disease. Mr. Lavender states
that It is a very expensive picture,
but that ho is able to show it to try
It out for the film company They wish
to see how it takes. "The Awakening
of John Loud" is the title of it and it
deals with tho crusade against con
sumption. It might be stated that the
Circulars distributed possibly gave
tho Idea that the picture was intended
for Newberry. In fact, it is intended
tb bo shown at Newberry, but will bo
shown here also. The prices are the
same, 6 and 10 cents.
Killed in Clinton.
Paul Mooro, a respectable, negro of
Clinton, was killed by unknown par
ties there last Tuesday night. His
body was found lying on the railroad
track, giving rise to the theory that
the murderers had placed him there
SO as to lot tho train hide evidences
Of tholr ' rime. Two negroes are be
ing held on suspicion, ono in the coun
ty jail and ono at Clinton, but no
??onclusivo proof baa yot been cieve!
Run Over by Train.
Will DtfLoach, a mill operative at
Clinton, was killed by tho S. A. L.
^ruln near the Lydia Mill Saturday
Mit Ho was drinking and allowed
Wc train to slip up on him.
Ponndod Him Hard.
largo number of his enemies (In
'disguise) surprised Rev. 10. C. Wat
son nt his homo Monday and forced
him> .to take a large number of hams,
a large amount of sugar, other gro
ceries galore besides other needful
house n.-e-o* sities. The good things
?vore presented to liini by the mem
bers of Lush River Unptisl church, of
which lie i-; past* .-. :?? n i..!:cn of th? I
lovoyaiMl i" ? ?in.
3IH. If. 1). WINS DKAl).
Prominent Citizen of Waterloo Died
at Ills Home There .Monday.
Waterloo. S. C, Jan. 30.?Mr. H. 1).
Winn, who has heen in poor health for
about a year* died of Brights disease
at two o'clock Mond;;/ morning at bis
homo In Waterloo. The end came
peacefully and was not unexpected by
Iiis family and friends.
Mr. Winn has been in business here
for many years and was the proprietor
of the Waterloo Cash Co. Ho was a
member of the K. of P. and W. O. W.
here and vice-Prosleent of the Hank
He was fifty years of age. a most
excellent Christian gentleman and
numbered Iiis friends by the score.
He was a member of the Waterloo
Raptist church. He is survived by his
Wife and five children as follows:
Mrs. Rex W. Lanford of Greenville,
Mrs. Clyde Keller, of Greenwood, Mr.
A. G. Winn of Waterloo. Miss Minnie
and Master Hrskine. Winn. also of
Waterloo. The funeral service will
occur in Waterloo this morning and
will be conducted by the local camp
Woodmen of the World.
Married in I.aureus.
A surprise marriage occurred at the
residence of Rev. Clias. F. Rankin
Monday, when Mis Pauline Turner, of
Cross mil, became tho wife of Mr.
Wm. (!. Gray, of Greenwood. Follow
ing the wedding, the happy couple
took tho train for Greenwood, which
will be their homo in the future. The
bride is a member of a well known
Cross Hill family, while the groom is
ii prominent young newspaper man
living now at Greenwood.
Corn Club Roys Notice.
Supt. of Education Goo. L. Pitts Is
preparing to send out pledges to the
schools of the county so that those
who wish to join tho Lauren8 County
Corn Club can do ao. Mr. Pitts is
confidently epxectlng that a large
number of the boys will join tho club
this year and that a splendid show
ing will be made. The corn crop was
not us good ua It could have been last
year, and consequently the yields were
not record breaker*. Mr. Pitts hopes,
how over, that last year's small yield
wil not defer tho young fellows from
trying even harder this year. The
teachers aro urged to have tho young
follows to join tho club.
Native of Laurens Dead.
News has been received iioro of tho
death Of Mr. John D. Anderson, which
occurred at ills homo In Silero, Tex.,
on tho 2th of January. Mr. Anderson
was a brother of Mrs. W. L. Royd, of
this Icty. and of Mr. Qoo. R. Anderson
of Rock Hill. Ho was about SO years
of age. having I.u born in tills coun
ty. His last visit was made to his old
home last summer, when lip spent
several months liqr?. H|s death will
ho regretted by f largo circle of
frianda v. ho knew him hero.
DEATH OF MIL FELLERS.
Prominent Citizen of Mountvllle and
Well Kno?n nil Over the County
Goes to His Reward.
Mountvllle, Jan. 29.?For tho third
time this year wo havo the sad duty
of announcing the visitation of death's
cold pangs to our community. Last
Thursday morning death came to a
happy and unbroken home and claim
ed for his own the nead of the fami
ly, Mr. John L. Fellers. After ono
week's suffering of pneumonia, Mr.
Fellers In the bloom of mature man
hood, was called from this life Into
eternity. For fifty-five years and up
to within a few days of his death he
was In the enjoyment of health. To
many of Iiis relatives and friends who
scarcely know even of his sickness, his
unexpected demise came as a shock.
On Friday afternoon many sorrowing
friends followed the hearse t o the
Presbyterian cemetery, where the last
sad rites over the remains were con
'lucted by Rev. J. R. Covi/<gton. aided
by Rev. R. F. McLendon, and where
tender hands laved his remains to
their final rest.
His family have lost a kind, indul
gent, and devoted husband end father
and MountvMlc, one of its most prom
inent and successful farmer. A wife
and nine children, five hovs and four
girls, are left to feel their loss and
mourn his death. His children are:
Messrs Hebert Fellers of Virginia,
Lonnie, Raul, and Henry .of Columbia,
William of Mountvllle, Mrs. Lucy Crisp
of Orovor, N. S., and Misses Julia, An
nie and Sarah of this place.
Five or six years ago Mr. Fellers
moved from Columbia to this place,
bought a good farm and Bettlod down
to tho successful pursuit of his chosen
occupation, allying himself with all
the progress and interest of tho peo
ple of this place. Among our people
he will be missed as a friend, a neigh
bor, and a business man. His bereaved
family have the sympathy of every
one in their sore affliction.
Tho revival meeting begun a week
ago at the Baptist church is still pro
gressing with increased Interest. Rev.
H. F. McLendon, who '? aiding Pas
tor J. 10. Covlngton, i preaching the
Gospel in simplicity and with much
force. Christians-are revived and peo
ple are awakened to salvation and
purity of lire. Good results are al
ready felt and have become a source
of profit and joy to the churches here.
Mr. W. 10. Crisp has just returned
from a pleasant tilp to Leesburg, Fla.,
where ho spent several days last week
enjoying tho mild C Mm ate and the
sports of hunting and fishing in the
land of flowers.
Mr. M. R. Crisp went to Columbia
lost Tuesday as a member and repre
sentative of the Wndsworth Board of
Trustees to induce tho legislature to
authorize the bonding of *he mom bora
of Uiis board.
The Famous "Kilties" Hand.
That the "Kilties", the world re
nowned Scotish Canadian band, is a
musical triumph within itself is shown
by the fact that they are now on their
17th grand tour, have just returned
from a tour of the world which last
ed two years and three months In
Which twenty different countries were
visited and havo traveled over 100,000
miles in its eleven years of organiza
Tin? bright uniforms, the sturdy fig
ures, tho magnificent choir of sixteen
trained voices and the famous troupe
of Scotch pipers and dancers all make
a unique and enjoyable entertainment.
Laurens is to be congratulated by
tho cast that tho Itinerary of this fa
mous hand Includes this city, and thoso
who hear It will listen to a musical
organization that Is universally ack
nowledged to bo second to none In
the world. Tho "Kilties" is no ordi
nary bat d for they put Into their
musical work all tho brilliancy of
their costumes, the spirit and verve
of (he native training and breed, with
I tho result that they win their audi
ancos at onco and no ono ever. leaves
a "Kilties" concert until tho final noto
of the last number is played.
On Thursday tho "Kijtles" will ap
pear at tho Laurens Opera House and
give two of their most enjoyable pro
grains so made as to appeal to tho
musically Inclined people of Laurons.
The "Kilties" will arrive in their pri
vate pulinan car "Heather."
Mrs. Ann Poster Pearson.
Clinton. Jan. 39.-?Mrs. Von Foster
Pi arson, widow of .Tnihct !'. Pearson
died ; t one O'clock t?d:\v after a Ion.'
afiil painful illness and VV.ilI u"rl 1
at ":.'u o'clock tomorrow.
ASSEMBLY JE INTERS
ITS FOURTH WEEK
Nothing Much of Il-oul Importance
Coming up, so very Little Friction
of any Kind Occurs.
Columbia, Jan. 29.--The general
aBBemhly beginn the fourth week of
the session today, tho house as
sembling at 12:15 o'clock, and the
senate at S p. in. With the session
half over, both houses havo gotten
away already with a new record for
work, will I'lickle right down and get
many matters disposed of. A full
week's work wil lbe gotten in and the
two daily sessions will continue, for
although it usually has been the rule
to hold night sessions only during the
last two weeks of a term, this cus
tom was set aside and night sessions
began as soon as the general assembly
convened, all records for work having
been broken in thiw respect by the
Senator Carlisle's anti-gambling
bill, or as some call it anti-racing
bill, is set for a special order in the
senate Monday night immediately
after second reading hills. It is un
likely that it will he called lip be
fore Tuesday morning and a hard
tight will ensue. The injunction fea
ture of the bill is going to cause
many who otherwise would favor it
to vote against its passage. Senator
Carlisle will lead the light for the
adoption of the bill while Senator Ap
pelt, and probably Senator Clifton,
will head the opposition.
Commission (?o\< rnmont.
Another measure of unusual Inter
est is the disposition the house is go
ing to make on the veto of the gov
ernor on the bills permitting Charles
ton to vote on the commission form
of government. A hearing on this
matter last week before the house ju
diciary committee, to whom the mes
sage was referred, was remarkable
for tho bitte rness, which was display
ed by the different elements in Char
leston. The judiciary committee has
decided to hold their report on this
veto until a measure providing for an
additional registration for the plan
can bo gotten through. The friends
of Mayor Grace profess to see in this
a move to lend legislative aid to the
passage of the bill over the veto and
thus help along the plan to legislate
the Grace administration out of office.
They are strenuously opposing the
plan to hold the veto in tho judiciary
committee and have thron ton cd to of
fer a resolution In the house com
pelling the committee to report on
tho matter at once and thus let tho
house vote on it. This resolution is
expected to he offered in the house
Monday by Representative Katie, of
The house met Saturday, hut on ac
count of the absence of a quorum
were compelled to adjourn over un
til Monday. Tho senate hold a ses
sion on Thursday afternoon and took
a recess until Monday night, both
houses spending Friday in Charleston,
where they had a royal time as the
guests of the Citadel and tho city of
Charleston. Both Charleston and the
legislature will benefit by the trip for
it will make for a better understand
ing between the lawmakers and the
Probably the most significant action
taken by the house last week was the
expunging from tho Journal of that
body all of the message of Gover
nor Blease on the "libel" bill ex
cepting a bare statement of his rea
sons for vetoing the measure. Tin;
measure was a bitter attack on tho
press of the state with especial refer
enco to certain newspaper men. The
house sustained the veto of the gov
ernor, the necessary two thirds vote
to pass It over Iiis objections having
failed to appear. The lower body
disposed of a number of state-wide
' matters last week and goes into tho
i fourth week with a new rocord of
results having been accomplished in
! the way of work at 'bis point in the
session. It lias disposed of such ve
toed measures as have come before
it and sent the mover to the senate,
with tho exception of tholiblo bill
apd the provision making ministers
liable for Jury duty, oh which they
sustained the veto. The others were
rmhod through in short order and
some featured i>y strong attacks on
The senate has yet to act op a
' nuniher of vetoed measures which
have passed the house, The d: tribu
lion of the dtB.pi a nry i ho >i fund Is
MEETING OF VETS.
Mnoon Will be dally Decorated for
Macon, Ga., Jan. 29.?Thousands of
flags of red and white?the colors
of tho standard of the "IiOst Cause-'
?will greet tho eyes of the Confed
erate Veterans when Macon capitu
lates to them on May 7th next. The
"Magnetic City" will be clothed in
bunting in honor of the followers of
Lee, Jackson and Gordon.
The decoration committee is In
charge of the work of having the city
appear In her gala attire. Fifty
blocks In the business district will be
a mass of colors. In tho residence
section the Confederate ilag will tloat
to the breeze from every house.
The scheme which the decoration
committee has under consideration
and which probably will be adopted
has never been tried bero?.0 The com
mittee is keeping st tp with other bod
ies Interested in the reunion and 's
determined to give tho veterans some
thing they have novor hud?decora
tions so costly that no other city will
be able to approach them at future
if the plan of the committee la car
ried out, t'/o business streets along
which the parade w,U m uch, will ho
covered with lags aim rou and w.vv
streamers Which will bj suspended
from arches. Macon's "White Way '
will be one of the big features of the
reunion. Concerto posts supporting
three large electric globes have been
placed at regular intervals along
Cherry Street. White light will bo
furnished by one cluster of tho lamps
and red by another, and in this way
the colors of the Confederacy will l e
before the Veterans, Daughters, and
Sons, day and night.
Members of the decoration commit
tee desire the electrical display at the
reunion of 1912 to mark another epoch
In the history of Macon. They want
It to be remembered by the Veterans
for years to come and to. this end are
always on the lookout for new ideas
Mit. LEON YtM NC.
Will he Cured For In the Future at
I,aureus Count) Hospital.
Leon Voting is now at tin- Laurens
County Hospital where ho will be
cared for in the future. His father
was a Baptist minister and the Bap
tists of Laurens Association are aid
ing in his support, provision for same
having been made at the last Associa
Notice Sullivan No. (I.
All farmers in school district No.
I 6, Sullivan township, arc requested to
meet at Friendship school house. Fri
day night, Fobroury 2nd, 1912, at eight
1 O'clock, to Bigll pledges to reduce
acreage in cotton and also to reduce
Work is Progressing.
The work on the court bouse is go
ing steadily on. A large part of tho
exterior having been finished. the
workmen are not bothered much by
the Inclement weather, but are work
ing right ahead. If things continue to
go along smoothly, it is the hope of
Supervisor Humbert that lie will be
able to allow the March term of Court
to be held in It. The term begins
the second Monday in March.
Some More Schedules.
There Is now a train on tho C, N.
& L. between Columbia and Green
ville, going down to Columbia in tho
early morning and back to Greenville
In tln> afternoon. It strikes, us, and
we are glad to near that there 's : onm
talk about it, that that train would
serve a better purpose if it would run
at night from Greenville to Charles
ton, reaching Charleston about 7 a.
in. We venture to say that it would
meet with far more success as a means
of communication with Charleston
than the present day train as iL would
give the llp-COUntry a day in Charles
ton and two night on the road. Our
little doubt but that tho others will
pass over the veto in short order
after the manner the senate has oeen
displaying on Ofrmcr VCtod bills.
The resolution providing for tin'
investigation into the circumstances
of the loan of $500.000 for Mm state
for running expenses, for which the
governor claimed credit. ;nd Which
the state tic: surer dein nded fill In
vestigation, is another matter to he
act'd on vet. 'I'M- will etui e more
FROM THE COUNTY
News Letters From Many
GIVE LOCAL NEWS
Happenings of Interest to Many Poo
ple all over the County ami to Those
Who Have Left the Family Hearth
stone and gone to Other States.
Lisbon, Jan. :!!?. Audi Polly Shrouso
was out looking after her washing
Wednesday. While near the boiling
pot of clothes she fell head foremost,
striking her head against the pot and
out side of making a very sore head,
the lite singed her bait. Aunt Polly
lias passed the so mile post, and whilo
she has been an active lady all her
lilt*, she is getting very feeble. Her
many friends will be glad to know
that she is MctiitiK along all right and
will soon be able to look after her
We an- glad to state thai Mr.'Clid
Tongue is at home from the sani
tarium in Greenville, doing nicely.
Miss Maud L?ngsten has commenc
ed her school this week, and We trust
that the small pox has gone the rounds
I so that the school will contlucu to go
We were pained to hear of the death
of Mr. 1'Yllers, of Mountville.
('apt. Clarence Smith lias run his
scrape, one of his own make from
Mountville up mar I.aureus and it.
gets by anything on the public high?
way. Those that wish to do any
scraping, we advise them to conic and
look at his outfit; also the toad that:
lie has run it over, one of tho worst in
the county to keep in good repair.
Rev. Mr. Brown preached at Lisbon
last Sunday. We like him very much
and wo hope that this will not. he lib;
last time to he with its.
Mr. and Mrs. 10, I'. Milam of Cold
Point worshiped with us last. Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. .1. T. A. Mallew spoilt
last Sunday with Dr. and Mrs. T. S.
Langstoti at the city of Madden.
Mr. Wrighl Kuller visited his broth
er, Mr. Green Fuller last Sunday.
('apt. Simpson Malone also, Mrs.
Malono have been very much Indis
Mr. and Mrs. Jimmle .lack Loth ai'O
! up aft; r their awful disease, FinalI p?x
Mr. ('alley Jack's children have had
small pox hut are getting all tight;
now we are glad to state.
Mr. Evorel -lacks Will soon hn'V'c
house finished and will more to hi:,
own place just below his lather.
Mr. Luthi i Stone has rented a farm
from Mr. It. T. Dunlap and moved to
his place. His brother. Mr. BOO
Stone lives in the old blick llOUSO
place, a farm also belonging to Mi.
Mr. Cleveland Watts of MoUlltvlllo
was ii(i Wednesday and Thursday of
last week looking up those that aru
indebted to the firm of Dr. A. It. Ful
ler. Mr. Watts says, while time aru
very hard, collections are fairly good.
Miss Francis Smith lias gone back!
to her school at Jonesviilc.
Pino Grove, Jan. Several fam
ilies have moved into this neighbor
hood roccntly and they nro all wel
" coined. They help groatly in tho
school, church and prayer mooting.
Alis. Emma ilopor, of Laurens, camo
' up last third Sunday and took chargo
of the Sunbeams,
I Mr. Willie Knight, who has boon
very sick, Is getting along nicely.
Mr. Carl Mramlet t. of. Lauren ,
P' nt Sunday with homofolkn.
Mr. Clarence Fowler, of Clinton. has
accepted a position as overseer fov.
Mr. W. B. Knight,
Mr. John Miller and family s'. lid
I last Thursday night in Linien
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar ModloCK spoilt
Sunday with their parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Austin Rrntnlott.
Mrs. M. m. Drummond, of SVoodruff,
spent part of last week with her sis
.tor, Mi s. W. L. Iteld.
Miss Lila Bramletl i \? n| Saturday
r(ight with her sister . t Dr. A. C !',;!-.
Mr. J. II. Powers has moved from
Mr. T. c. Kelson has ii oil I lected as
? upeliivl endoriI of t v. Sunday echo I