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? Middle-Breaker ?
Greatest "Labor-Saving Invention since the
Cotton Gin. Sold and used throughout the
South for over Forty Years!
Saves Half The Cost in Men and
Mules by Doing the Work
in Half the Time
TWO ^^w^k^^^i^?*^ The ?est implement ever designed
Yoke ^0ffFW"5^kii. for
running out the middles
of Oxen ^?sVv m ^"?^^^ of both corn and
Cannot ^M'lli Extra ^^Sm^o cotton. Host for
Bend <MnHKX?int FREE *^5?>hill lands or low
the BI^W ?*m*^^ lands?for opening ditches
tCSfl ? for killing grass ? for
sub-soiling, etc., etc.
Light Enough for ONE MULE?Strong Enough for TWO!
For level and steady running, linht draft and turning
qualities, the "True Blue" surpasses all other Middle
Breakers. Endorsed and used by representative
planters in every Southern State.
On Exhibition at Our Salesrooms
J.H. SULLIVAN, Laurens, S. C
PURE FERTILIZER MATERIAL!
Kach successive year h.is established the fact that the
successful farmer is one who intelligently studies the
needs of his soil, and the necessary plant food required for
different crops. He prepares his own formula and mixes
the Fertilizer Material accordingly. The results show a
profit to him, both in the cost of his goods, and the in
creased yield per acre.
YVa can furnish your wants in the following high
Hog Tankage, Cattle Tankage, Nitrate of Soda,
Muriate of Potash, Sulphate of Potash, Kainit,
Acid Phosphate. Dry Giotltid Fish, Sulphate
of Ammonia, Cotton Seed Meal.
By the use of these goods every fanner will be ena
bled to mix his own fertilizer ami to know exactly what
lie is using on his laud. We carry a full line of all Fer
tilizer materials, Write to us for Prices and Formulas,
Molony & Carter Company
251 Meeting Street, Charleston, S. C.
Buyers Guide and Classified
E. V. FERGUSONS'
For Cleaning, Ptessing
and Dyeing, All Alterations
promptly and neatly done.
Telephone No. 254.
Harness, Horse Goods
The difference between a
rut and a grave is the length
ami the breadth of it. If you
JOHN A. FRANKS
there is no danger of falling
Cmw la and see aboat the West?
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art w redaee joar Ufa! MIL
W. P. HUDGENS
Tinning:, Roof fing and
S. S. BOYD
Plumber and Tinner
Dealer in Plumber's and Tin
Upstairs opposite City Hall.
We wash everything hut
the Baby. Put your duds in
my suds. The best combina
tion in Laut ens.
Laurens Steam Laundry
We are the sole bot
tlers for Coca Cola, the
Coca Cola Bottling
Advertiser Printing Co.
"Tfct Quality Prlntabop"
Specialist in Every Class
of Job Work
LIVE STOCK MEETING
TO BE HELD SOON
Those who Intend Competing for Pris
es Should boglu to Make Prepara
The South Carolina Live Stock As
sociation will moot In tho council
chamber of tho city of Columbor, Feb
ruary 8th and 9th. Tho motto of tho
association is "Moro Live tSock and
Better Live Stoc." Tho following pro
grain has been arranged:
February 8. Thursday
10:110 a. in. President's annual ad
dress. W. 1). Byrd, Lumens. S. C.
11:00 a. in.?Principles of Feeding
and the Economy of Home-Orown
Feeds. By Prof A. Smith, ClomsOl)
College. S. C.
Reports of Vlco-Prcsidehts.
Beef Cattle. B. F. Taylor. Columbia,
Horses and Mules, lt. 11. Boykill,
Uoykln, s. c.
2:30 p. m-?Demonstration on the Tay
lor plantation farms of How to
.lodge Horses, Mules and Dairy Cat
tle. Also inspection of Herds of
Judging will be done by Prof. A.
Smith, and Dr. S. Barnett.
7:30 p. in.?Poultry on the aFrm. By
Mr. 11. m. Lamoil, V. S. Dept. of Agrl.
S:30 l?. m. -Some New Features in
t'.ie Werk of Tick Eradication. By
Dr. m. Nlghbort, 11. s. Dept. of
Agrl.. Atlanta. Ha. and Dr. W. F.
Burlclgh Clmison College, S C.
10:30 a. in.?Announcement of win
ners in Butter Contest
11:00 a. in.?How Putter Is judged
and why eoiuo samples did not win.
By .i. ii, McClnln, U. s. Dept. of
Agrl.. Washington. D. C.
12:00 in.?Farm Sanitation. By Dr
F. P. Cnughmnn, Columbia. S. C.
Flection of olllcors.
2:30 p. in -More and Better Corn.
Prof. .1. M. Napier. Clenison College,
3:30 p. m.?Reports of Vlce-Presl
Dairy Cottlc, T. P. HondersOU, Phoe
nix. S. C.
Sheep and Goats, T. .1. Kinard,
Ninety Six. S. C. ,
Swine. B. Harris, Pendleton. S. C.
Poultry. Theo. t". F. Holtzhouse, Co-]
lumbla, s. C.
Manufactures, t'. H. Carpenter, Ens
ley, S. C.
Statistics. F.. .1. Watson. Columbia,
Al the same time will be held the
educational butter scoring contest.
Butter producers from all over the
State are expected to send exhibit-' to
the contest. Laurens has always stood
well in this class and it is expected
that a large exhibit will be sent from
here. The following rules and sched
ule of prizes has been sent out by the
Hilles for Butler Seorlne Contest*
As a special Inducement for dairy
men to enter this contest prizes will
be offered for the following classes of
1st. Dairy Butter. Butter offered
under this classification shall be such
as is made, salted and packed by the
dairymen from centrifugal separator
cream and offered in the original
2nd. Farm or Country Butter. Butter
offered under this classification shall
be such as is made in any way, other
than from cream obtained by the cen
trifugal crc.rtm separator system.
This contest will be governed by the
1. All persons who desire to enter
this contest should make application
at once to Prof. J. m. Burgess. Sec. of
the Live Stock Association. Clemson
College. S. C. for entry blanks, since
all entries must be accompanied by
the official entry blanks.
2, Any entry will consist of two of
more one round prints of butter.
$. The butter will be scored accord
ing to the following standard: flavor
15, grain 25, color l?. salt 10, pkg. 5.
4. The butter must reach Columbia
by 6. p. m. Tuesday. February 6th, and
the scoring will be done Wednesday,
5. No contestant will be allowed to
be present while the butter is being
scored, but the results of the contest
will be announced on Thursday, Feb
ruary 8th, at the morning session of
the South Carolina Live Stock Asso
ciation. The butter will remain on
exhibition throughout the meeting of
6. Address the shipment to Mr. J.
M. Burgess, Columbia, 8. C. 8hip by
express prepaid. The butter to re
ceive the highest score, should be
carefully packed and wrapped.
7. The butter entered in this con
test will become the property of the
Live Stock Association to help pay
the expenses of the contest.
8. Butter to be entered in this con
test must be made In South Carolina
and on farm of contestant.
9. No one will be allowed to make
entries In more than one class.
10. All butter that scores above 90
will recolvo a diploma of merit.
Prizes Offered for Uie Butter Scoring
Third Bcore.10-gnllon churn
By Dunn Muchlnory Co.
Fourth scoro . . 1 lb. butter printer
By Dunn Machinery Co.
Fifth scoro .. . . I year subscription
to Progressive Farmer.
Ry Progressive Farmer.
Farm or Country Butter.
Third score.:?0 lb. milk scales
by Wlllet Seed Co.
Fourth score .. ..1 lb. butter printer
by SVIllOl Seed Co.
Fifth score.1 year subscription
to Southern Cultivator
by Southern Cultivator.
The contestants making the ten
highe8i scores in each class will re
seive a 11 lb. sack of Hairy salt from
C. W. Austin & Co.
The prizes have been given by firms
doing business in this state, and have
thus made the contest possible.
As a special prize the Diamond
Crystal Salt Co. will give a silver
trophey cup for the contestant who
gets the highest score with butter
salted with Diamond Crystal Salt. Try
your grocer for this salt.
Mr. \v. D. Byrd, of this county, is
president of the Five Stock Associa
tion and to Iiis efforts are duo in
large measure its success.
The meeting of the South Carolina
Berkshire Association will be held the
day before the live stock meeting, that
is on Wednesday, .lan. 7th. An attrac
tive program has also been arranged
for this meeting.
?100 Per Plate
was paid at a banquet to Henry Clay.
In New Orleans in 1842. Mighty cost
ly for those with stomach trouble or
indigestion. Today people everywhere
use Dr. King's New Life Fills for these
troubles as well as liver, kidney and
bowel disorders. Easy, safe. sure.
Only U."> cents at I.aurens Drug Co. and
Palmetto Drug Co.
Grnj Court Masons Meet.
The following officers have been
olectcd and installed to serve Schroder
Lodge A. F. M. for 1912.
W. A. Baldwin. W. M.
.1. W. Wells, S. W.
C. L. Owings. .1. W.
w. R, Barksdnle, Sec.
K. T. Shell. Treas.
w w. Veargin, s. D.
s. C. Hill. .1. D.
R. L. Henderson. Tyler.
R. S. Wallace and Efflo Owings.
Committee on Charity: K. T. Shell.
W. 11. Barksdale, R. S. Wallace.
The lodge is in a flourishing condi
tion, applications being received at
every meeting. The craft enjoyed
an oyster stew given by the lodge on
Frightful Polar Winds
blow with terrific force at the far
north and play havoc with the skin,
causing red, rough or sore chapped
hands and lips that need Rucklen's
Arnica Salve to heal them. It makes
the skin soft and smooth. Unrivaled
for cold-sores, also burns, boils, sores,
ulcers, cuts, bruises and piles. Only
25 cents at Laurens Drug Co. and Pal
metto Drug Co.
License Fees for Hawkers and Ped
dlers in Laurens ( aunty, S. C.
For the Year, A. B. 1912.
State of South Carolina,
County of Laurens.
By virtue of an Act of the General
Assembly of South Carolina providing
therefor; Be it resolved by the Board
of County Commissioners of I^turon*
County, in the State of South Carolina,
in regular annual meeting assembled,
That the license fees to be paid by
hawkers and peddlers doing business
within said county during the year A.
D. 1912 be and the same are hereby
fixed in the following amounts, to wit.
For foot peddlers of merchandise. Fif
teen Dollars; Peddlers of merchandise
in one horse wagon. Fifty Dollars;
Peddlers of merchandise In two horse
wagon, Seventy Dollars: Peddlers of
stoves or ranges, for the first wagon
Seventy Dollnrs and for each addition
al wagon operated by the same firm.
Fifty Dollars: Peddlers of clocks. Fif
ty Dollars for the first wagon nnd
Thirty Dollars for each additional
wagon operated by the same firm;
Peddlers of Lightning Rods, Twenty
fWe Dollars foi the first wagon, and
Fifteen Dollars for each additional
wagon operated by the same firm;
Peddlers of Spectacles on foot. Severn
Dollars and fifty cents; Peddlers of
Spectacles In vehicles, Fifteen Dollars;
Peddlers of Sewing Machines, Fifty
Dollars for the first wagon and for
each additional wagon operated by the
same Arm. Thirty Dollars; For Ped
dlers of Pianos or Organs, f? *>ach one
horse wagon. Eighty Dollar . and for
each two horse wagon. One Hundred
sad Twenty Dollars. All licenses will
be leaned by the Clerk of Court of said
county to be of force and effect on Ml
the 31st day of December A. D. 1912.
as provided by law. Done In regular
annual meeting at Laurens. 8. C, this
the 4th day of January. A. D. 1912.
H. B. HUMBERT, Supervisor.
Chairman of the Board of
Clerk of the Board.
8GATHE?R3 NO ? j^Sp
WHY-BE; A- T^N AN T?
Buy A Home With Rent Money!
The average tenter pays for his place every eight years
but the land lord still owns it. Why Pay Rent?
YOU PAY AS RKNT
Ono-half interest in 0:10 of the finest lime quarries in the South.
Four miles of Waro Shouls. Cheap on easy lorins.
At $120.00 per year in 10 years. $1,681.68
At $120.00 per year in 25 years. . $6,583.72
At $210.00 per year in 10 years. $3.168.86
At $240.00 per year in 25 years. 13,167.43
We will cut any of the following into such size tracts
as you desire. We buy at wholesale and retail land out
to suit the small buyer :
Splendid farm ami ginnery at Kkom, containing 100 acres, and
pood dwelling, outhouses, etc., 20-horse engine and 10 horse boiler, two 00
saw pin. all in good shape on easy terms or all cash.
About 100 Acres near Wails Mill, known as the Radgett Land.
562 Acres located near Koedy River Power Company, on Reedy
River, and known as the Dor roll Place. Price, $12.00 to $20.00 pur
aero, depending on number of acres and location.
200 acres throe miles east of Laurens. High stale cultivation.
23 acres at Aull's cose roads, cheap for quick sale.
10 acres near Watts Mills, all improved, for $1,500, half cash.
105 acres, a part of J. N. Clardy tract, *s.00 per acre. Get the bar
Dr. .). T. Pool's house and lot on South Harper St. Term reasonable
Several houses and lots near Watts Mill,
93 acres near Ora, level and pood improved land, $."i0 per noro.
400 acres near Stomp Springs, $11.50 per acre.
We also have for sale about Twenty-two Acres of land within the
corporate limits of the City of Laurens, known as Grays Hill, which
we will sell in small building lots, at reasonable prices. A srood many
of these lots havo cottages on them.
Remember that we cut eft" any number of acres de
sired by purchaser and <;ive 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 a lUnkclov, Managers Real Estate Sales.
New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore,
Washington and the East
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All Trains Carry Through teel Electric-Lighted
Pullman Drawing-Room Sleepers, which now
enter the New Pennsylvania Rail Road Station
in the Heart of New York City.
No. 32 "The Atlanta-Birmingham Special" car
ries a through Observation car, Birmingham to
the Heart of New York.
All Trains En Route Serve Heals
In Dining Cars?Service a la carte.
Any agent of the SEABOARD aan furnish information as to Schedule*,
C. D. WAYNE,
Ann!. General Passenger Agent.