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Tin Can Supply ExhuuHtcd.
Eats an organ: A billy goat the |
other day consumed a paper called
a polltlcul organ.?Greenwood Daily
? The Sale of Cocaine.
Tho Anderson Mail, I.aurens Ad
vertiser and other papers have been
urging the passage by the legisla
ture of a bill to restrict the sale and
.use of cocaine. There was a measure
?on the calendar last year. Introduced
by W. E. Bode of Saluda, but it soems
that it did not become a law although
j^t most certainly should have.?Greon
Report has it that in the near fu
ture a trolley line is to be constructed
from Jerusalem to Bethlehem.- Luth
eran Visitor. If it trolley line can be
built from Jerusalem to Bethlehem,
don't sec why one can't he built from
fjewberry to I.aurens.?Nowborry Her
ald and News.
You folks at Newherry may class
y?our town with Jerusalem and Bethle
hem, but please leave out Laurens.
"Laurens is up-to-date. She is a little
flow on trolley lines though. We
would like to see one built between
the two towns however.
The Use of Cocaine.
We haven't seen anything in the
legislature proceedings with referenc1
to the hill to prevent the sale of co
caine. Last year W. E. Bodle of 8a
1'ida introduced such a bill, but there
were so many things on the calendar
that it never became a law. The an
thor told ol a number of instances of
negroes made criminal by the use ofl
The sale and use of this drug is
said to bo quite general In some parts
of the state?and in rural sections ut
that. It has an exhtllrnting effect ui -
on the user, followed by an
equal amount of depression This
calls for the almost continuous use of
The person addicted to the use of
this drug loses nil sense of moral re
sponsibility and becomes a menace to
society. In some cities, (linguists of
low principle may be found who will
sell the drug for the immense profit
in it. The negroes who are the most
generally addicted, call the drug
sniff," for the reason that the dry
white powder Is sniffed into the nos
trils, causing insensibility to pain and
producing hallucinations. Many ro
called catarrh cures a few years ago
The Laurens Advertiser and somo
of the other papers discussed the
spreading use of the drug by negroes
and wo thought the legislature would
be asked to pass a law severe enough
in its penalties to make the sale pro
Hut the negro is not th* only drug
fiend in the United States. It is said
That the United States as a nation
has become the greatest drug con
Miming people 011 the face of the globe.
I an it be that the American people,
who esteem themselves the greatest
if world powers, are becoming ad
dicted to the use of drugs which have
weakened the peoples of the "effete
<ast?" The East Indian bc/.zled with
ids hasheesh of bhang or ganjn, the
Mongolian dreamily intoxicated with
:he pai'CotlC effect of the inspissated
juice of the poppy, these have been
hold up to us as the most despicable
objects in the human race. Can it
bo that the American, in this great
agrarian country of ours, is becom
ing addlctct' io the hallucinating ef
fects of somniferous drugs?
This is recited as a fact. It is said
that the ppco has become too stren
uous and that artificial remedies are
heing used to stimulate the wearing
When once the coal turns to ashes
in the grate, It will never fuse
again. More coal may be added, but
if too will he consumed and as the
grate grows hotter the more rapid
ly is the, coal taken up - until finally
1he grate Itself Is burned out.
Our Industrial and commercial life
has become (oir strenuous, too ex
hausting. Diet, sleep all things which
nature ordains for us. are neglected
or nhiised- and the. statement goes
forth that the use of drugs to stim
ulate the waning forces of nature is
becoming a national shame.
' not restrictive and protective
legislation he too long delayed.?The
Anderson Dally Mall.
Almost Lost His Life.
S. A. Stld. of Mason, Mich., will nev
*r forget his terrible exposure to a
merciless storm. "It gave me a dread
full cold," he writes, "that caused sc
?ero pains In my chest so it wos hard
for me to breathe. A neighbor gave
me several doses of Dr. King's New
Discovery which brought great relief.
The doctor said I was on the verge of
pneumonia, but to continue with the
Discovery. I did so and two bottle
comnletely cured me." 1'se only this
quick, safe, reliable medicine for
coughs, colds or any throat or lung
trouble. Price aOo and $1.00. Trial
bottle free. Cuaranteed by Laurens
Drug Co. and Palmetto Drug Co.
*. Ekom Locals. *
Ekom, Feb. .?Despite tho cold
northern wind, there was a good
crowd at Union church Saturday and
Sunday. Rev. Mr. Black gave Mb au
dience two good and interesting ser
mons. During bis visit this time Mr.
Black was the guest of Messrs Ches
ter Phillips, Edgar Burts and T. J.
Among those who have been on the
sick list were Mrs. A. R. Thome, Mrs
Ix>n Culhertson, Mrs. Allle Culbcrtson
and Mrs. .lone Culhertson.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Odel's baby has
been critically ill with pneumonia, but
owing to tho good attention of Dr.
Cooper, and good nursing at home it
is improving rapidly.
Messrs. Carter and Warren Culhert
son. of tho Shiloh section, attended
Church at Dillon Saturday and Sunday.
Among those who have moved into
this neighborhood recently are Mr.
J. W. Blledgo and family. Mr. Henry
Pitts and family and Mr. Page. They
are welcome into this community.
Mr. J. D. Culhertson and family, of
Madden, were over for preaching Sun
Miss Irene Cooper spent a few days
of last week with Miss Agnes Cooper.
Miss Alta Martin visited her sister.
Mrs. Ernest Hurts Saturday night.
Miss Minnie Caldwell is spending
awhile with her sister. Mrs. Mo! lie
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Culhertson and
little daughter, Kathleen, and Miss
Myrtle Culhertson visited Mrs. Lou
Culbertson and daughter Sunday.
Dr. and Mrs. J. ('?. Cooper spent the
day with Mr. and Mrs. Carl Culhertson
A piece of flannel dampened with
Chamboiialh's Liniment and hound on
to the affected parts is superior to any
plaster. When troubled with lame
'?ack or pains in the side or chest give
't ?i trial and you are certain to be
note than pleased with the prompt
?ollef which it affords. Sold by all
PEA 111 DUE.
Pea Ridge. Feb. 5.?Oak drove
school opened again last Tuesday with
Miss Mamie Charles, from 1'nion, as
Mrs. Mark Edney. of Bat Cove. N. C
visited her sister, Mrs. Margaret Bell,
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Sanders en
tertained at a card party Tuesday
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Weathers, of Lau
rens. visited Mr. Victor Weathers and
Miss Nannie Rowland, of Orn, visit
ed Miss Bessie Blakely Tuesday night.
Mrs. Margaret Bell and Mrs. Mark
Edney spent Thursday with Mr. N.
J. Duvnlle and night with Mr. L. T. I
Benjnmine and family.
Mrs. William (Jennings is still very
Mr. and Mrs. Barksdale Franks vis
ited their sister. Mrs. Jim Hipp. Wed
Mr. Nicholas Anderson paid Mr. Will
Bell a call Sunday afternoon. Leap
Mr. M. A. Sumerel took advantage of
the cold weather and killet: some fine
porkers last Thursday.
Mr. It. E. Goodwin is having lumber
sawed to build a bouse.
Miss Agnes Grellsh spent the week
end with Miss Mary Lavln.
Mr. Clnrdy Bolt, tho rural carrier,
was on the ridge bird hunting Friday.
Miss Rosa Lee Bailey was the guest
of Mrs. R. O. Halrston Thursday.
Miss Grace Blakely, of Laurens. was
the guest of Miss Bessie Blakely Sal
How to cure a cold is a question in
which many are Interested .iust now.
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy 1ms won
its great reputation and immense sale
by its remarkable cure of colds. It
can always he depended upon. For
sale by all dealers.
? TYLERSYILLE DOTS. *
Tylersvllle. Feh. G.?Rev. J. C. Da
vis nil loci his regular appointment at
Sandy Springs Sunday afternoon.
Miss Grace PoolO has returned from
LaUford Station, where she has been
visiting relatives and friends.
Misses Amanda and Jennie denn
visited their sister, Mrs. F. W. Little,
here last week.
Misses Lucy and Emma Donnan
were tho guests of Miss Mcttie Belle
Peterson last Friday.
Mr. Furmnn Poole was in Laurens
Saturday on business.
Mr. J. W. Donnan and daughter, Miss
Lucy were in Laurens Saturday.
Miss Nena 1 ylor of the Pen Ridge
section Is visiting her niece Mrs. W.
P. Poole of this neighborhood.
When her child Is In danger a wom
an will risk her life to protect It. No
great act of heroism or risk of life
Is nccossary to protect a child from
croup. (live Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy and all danger Is avoided. For
sale by all dealers.
Rabun, Feh 5.?Mrs. M. C. Aber
cromble spent the week-end with her
daughter, Mrs. Paul Willis of Shiloh
Mr. Solomon Mahaffey of Kden sec
tion spent Thursday night with W. D.
Mr. W. A. Baldwin and Mr. Law
rence Mahon were in Greenville sev
eral days last week trading horses.
Misses Cora Medlock, Eugene Nich
ols, and Claytie Roper all of Laurens,
spent Saturday night with Miss Pearl
Medlock, of Merna, and Sunday with
Miss Mae Roper.
Mr. Archie Bean of Pelzer spent
Saturday and Sunday at the home of |
Mr. William Mahon, Sr.
Miss Bottie Weeks was the visitor of |
Mrs. Will Bolt Friday night.
Rev. L. II Baggott spent Saturday
night with Mr. .lames Roper and fam
Mr. (Jus Mahaffey and family of Lau
rens were the visitors of Mr. Lewis
Mahaffey and family Saturday and
We offer One Hundred Dollars Re
ward for any case of Catarrh that can
not he ? ired by Hall's Catarrh Cure
F. J. Cheney & Co.. Toledo, O.
We, the undersigned, have known
F. J. Cheney for tho last 15 years, and
believe him perfectly honorable in all
business transactions and financially
able to carry out any obligation made
by his firm.
Waidit g, Kinnan & Marvin,
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken intern
ally, acting directly upon the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system.
Testimonials sent free. Price 75c per
bottle. Sold by all druggists.
Take Hall's Family Pills for consti
Mr. J. A. Culhertson Bead.
Cross Hill, Feb. 5.?Mr. J. A. Cul
hertson. Magistrate at this place died
Saturday night. He had a throat trou
ble and Buffered an operation at the
hospital a few weeks ago. He felt
relieved for a few days, but the trou
ble returned and death ended his suf
ferings. Mr. Culhertson was a Con
federate veteran. having serve
through the war. He was a faithful
member of the Baptist church for
many years. He leaves a wife. tw<
sons and four daughters, all of them
grown people, and several grand chil
dren to mourn. Interment at the cem
etery here today.
Don't Worrj Eat.
Memphis, Tonn.?Mrs. Emma I).
Looney, of this place, says: "I BUffo
od misery for nearly eight years, but
since taking Cnrdui, I am much strong
er, and I haven't missed a single meal.
1 hardly know how to express my grat
itude." Don't worry about your symp
toms?Cardul doesn't treat them. What
you need is strength. Cardui helps
you to get it. Take Cardui. because
other tonics and medicines do not con
tain its peculiar and successful ingre
dients, imported especially for its
manufacture. Half a century of suc
cess, has stamped Cardui with the
seal of public approval. During thid
time, Cardui has benefited a million
women. Why not you? Try it today.
Executors, Administrators, Trustees
and Guardians are reminded that the
period for filing their annual returns
connnence8 on the first day of .Janu
ary every year.
O. G. Thompson.
Nov. 20, 1011. tf. .lodge of Probate
Dr. T. I.. Timmerman
People's Bank Building
Laurens, S. C.
The highest prices for all kinds of
furs will be paid by S. Pollakoff, Lau
rens, S. C.
Minl.s from .35c to $7.25]
Raccoons from.15c to $?.25
Skunks from .lUc to $1.50]
Opossums from ..">c to 75c
Musk Rats from .f>c to 5.">r
Fox from .25c to $?UH)
Otter from .#1.00 to $20.00
Heavers from .50c to $N..*>0
Clvlt Cats fi\ in .5c to 55c
Wild Cats from .10c to 75c
All prices will he governed uc< rd
ing to fur market.
Next to Post Otllce Laurens, S. C.
Simpson, Cooper & Babb,
Attorneys at Law.
Will practice in all State Court?,
prompt attention given to all business.
When you feel
/ous, tired, worried or despondent it is a
*ure sign you need MOTTS NERVERINE
PILLS. They renew the normal vigor and
make life worth living. Ba anra and ask for
M ott's Nerverine Pills l^l^
WIILIAMS MFC. CO.. Prop*.. ClaraUawi, Ohio
LAl'REo.4 DRUG CO.
Laurens, S. C
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Our ?ook offer will last until February 28th, 1912. This
opportunity has never been presented to you before and in
all probability will not be presented again; at least not soon.
We are much gratified at the results that the offer has
produced and are anxious that every school in Laurens County
reap the benefi s from the offer.
It is not a contest. The number of books that you receive
will rest solely with the amount of work that you do.
Sign this Slip and Send it to Your Teacher or to Us
Don't Wait Until it is too Late
P. 0. .1912
To : --
?. . Teacher ,
With this slip I send you $1.00 as my sub
scription to The Laurens Advertiser, the same to
go towards assisting your school in getting a set
of books. I leave with you the selection of the
books offered by that, paper.
Say Whether Old or New Subscriber
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