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? LOCAL AriB PERSONAL MENTION. |
Mr. Charles Rounds spent the week
end in Augusta.
Mr. E. P. Mlnter is expected home
today from the north.
Mrs. John M. Cannon has returned
from a visit to Uaniberg.
Mr. Fleming JoneB has gone to
Sumter for a few days visit.
Mrs. T. L. Monroe went to Green
wood yesterday to visit friends.
Misses Sarah and Roherta Dorroh
>spent the week-end In Gray Court.
I' Mrs. W. D. Ferguson and Mrs. W.
C. Irby are visiting friends In Sumter.
Mr. J. Henry Balentlne, of the
"Ware Shoals section, was in the city
Mr. Thos. J. Sullivan, of Ware
Shoals, was In the city yesterday on
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Bramlett, of
Clinton, spent Sunday In the city with
Mrs. J. M. Smith and her daughter,
Miss Mary Smith, of Waterloo spent
the day in the city Friday.
Miss Dlt White, of Greenville, has
been In the city several days visiting
at the home of Mrs. J. R. Little.
Mr. and Mrs. Bland Hammond and
son, of Columbia, have been visiting
Mr. and Mrs. W, R. Richey, Jr.
Miss Loura Cromer, of Laurens will
arrive Friday on a visit to relatives in
Mr. 11. K. Alken and Mr. J. F. Tol
bert are In Greenwood attending the
Sunday School convention this week.
Mr. C, W. Tutu? and Rev. C. F. Ran
kin are attending the meeting of En
oree Presbytery in Greenville this
Mr. Hllllary Barksdale. who is at
tending the University of South Caro
lina, spent a few days here hist week
Dr. R. E. Hughes will leave this
morning for Columbia where he goes
to attend the annual meeting of the
State Medical Society.
Mr. Wilinot Smith, a former resident
of I.aureus but who now works at the
Ware Shoals mill store, was in the
city visiting Sunday.
Mrs. H. K. Alken, Mrs. J. H. Tongue,
Mrs. J. R. Little and Miss Kate Wright
are in Orangeburg this week attend
ing the meeting of the Kings Daught
Wilkes Dendy, of Greenville, was the
guest of Senaca Sullivan the latter
part of last week. He returned home
Monday, accompanied by Horbert, who
will visit him for a few days.
Master Coyle Moore, who will repre
sent the Waterloo high school In the
contest Friday night, was a visitor In
the city Saturday. He came up to try
out his voice in the auditorium.
Mr. E. W. Lock nor has arrived In
Hie city from Williamson. W. Va., and
take up Iiis duties a' once with
?W leining Bros., where he has accept
ed a position. Mr. Lockner comes high
ly recommended as a first class jewel
er and doubtless he will receive a
hearty welcome in the city.
We, the undersigned merchants of
the city of Laurens do hereby agree
to close our stores at ('? p. m. begin
ning May 1st, 1912, and continuing
until September ist, 1912.
Davis Roper Co., W. O. Wilson Co.,
R. W. Willis, Bed Hot Backet. Brooks
& Jones, Laurens Hardware Co., ,T. '/..
Leverett, Clary & Wilson. W. Solomon.
Fleming Bros., J. (). C. Fleming K- Co.,
Moseley &. Roland. S. M. & E. H. Wilkes
.& Co., Swltzer Co., Samuel Luroy, W.
Y, and W. W. Lurey, II. Terry. J. C.
Burns & Co.
Almost a Miracle.
One of tho most startling changes
ever seen In any man, according to
W. B. Holsohaw, Clarendon, Tex., was
effected years ago In his brother "He
had such a dreadful cough," he writes,
"that all our family thought he was
going Into consumption, but he began
to use Dr. King, New Discovery, and
was completely cured hy ten bottles.
Now ho Is Bound and well and weighs
218 pounds. For many years our fam
ily has used this wonderful remedy
for Coughs and Colds with excellent
reBuiyj." It's quick, safe, reliable and
guaranteed. Price 50 cents and $1.00.
Trial bottle free at Laurens Drug Co.,
and Palmetto Drug Co.
No Sunday Mall Collections.
Patrons of the post office who have
mall to go off on Sundays are directed
to a recent order of the post ofllce de
partment to the effect that no mall
?^collections will be made In Laurens
B>rt Sunday in the future. All import
ant letters and other packages, there
fore, should be mailed at the post of
Pension Money Received.
Clerk of Court John F. Bolt receiv
ed tho Confederate pension money
from the state treasurer and will bo
ready to pay It out on and after the
24th of the month. He is unable to
give It out at once, becauso a large
amount of clerical work Is connected
with the distribution of tho funds and
this has to be dono before tho money
Is taken from tho bank. The check
for this county amounted to $8,175.
WILL LECTURE HERE
Noted Author, Traveller, nnd Lecturer
to (live Free Entertainment to Lau
rens People Next Thrusduy Night.
Messrs. S. M. & E. H. Wilkes &
Company have Induced the world-wide
humorist "Cedariue" Allen to come
to Laurens on April 18th, next Thurs
day, to give one of his lectures "Feel
ings, % JAdks and Foreign Fllghtw."
This firm is going to foot the entire
bill for the lecture and invites all the
people of Laurens to be present to
bear him. It will be given In the opera
bouse, beginning at 8:30 o'clock p. m.
Mr. Allen is a noted humorist, au
thor and traveler and his lecture will
be confined almost entirely to sub
jects of interest to any audience. He
will give bis experiences and impres
sions as a globe trotter and as a stu
dent of human nature, interspersing
his remarks with humorous touches j
that are bound to be pleasing.
The Jamestown (N. Y.) Evening
Journal has this to say of him:
"George Hoyt Allen, known as|
"Cedariue" Allen, gave a most de
light tjrnfyel lecture on "Fcdllngs,
Folks and Foreign Flights" in thel
auditorium of the Y. M. C. A. Friday
evening. Those who have read "Itl
Tickled Him", a travel book by Mr. |
Allen, found that the same peculiar
humor running through the book was
also a distinguishing feature of the
lecture. The audience was given the
full bone lit of Mr. Allen's observations
of life nnd customs in the Far East.
* * He closed with a few words on!
India, concluding with a story of a
curio dealer who refused to sell ev
en to the king of England on Sunday.
The lecture was a good hour in lengthI
and was entertaining and instructive
Mr. Allen will also give a practical
demonstration of the parcels post In
I CROSS HILL NEWS
Cross Hill, April 15th.?A good
many of the patrons were present at
the school auditorium to bear the
speaking contest last Friday, to de
cide who should represent Cross Hill
at the county contest next Friday ev
ening. Six boys made speeches as
follows: Fred Coleinnn, "Chnrocter of
Napoleon"; John Carley, "The Black
Horse and its Rider"; James Koon,
"Conspiracy of Catalino"; William
Loaman, "Dedth of Copernicus"; Dow
ey Nelson. "SpnrtiCUS the Gladiator";
Simmons Pinson, "Death of La Fay
ctte". Prof Culbertson of Mountvllle,
Mr. S. A. French and Dr. Klugh were
the judges. They decided that Dewey
Nelson must represent Cross Hill at
Laurens. ' Dewey received a medal
given by a citizen. All the soys ac
quitted themselves splendidly. Their
training is a credit to the school. The
school here will close the 3rd of May
With commencement exercises, a pro
gram of which will appear later. Prof.
Smith and his corps of teachers have
had a successful school year. Every
thing has moved on so nicely.
There was a wild west show in town
last Friday night, it attracted the us
Mr. W. 11. Austin attended the mon
ument unveiling In Columbia last
Miss Cleo Walker, of Laurens, vis
ited her people here last Saturday and'
Mr. Wilkins, a young business man
of McCorinlck, was the guest of Mr.
and Mrs. FL A. Austin Saturday and
Last Thursday was a great day in
Columbia and this correspondent is
glad he contributed bis mite to help
build the monument to the Women of
the Confederacy, The many men "who
forgot the trials of their wives and
mothers and did nothing" ought to be
glad that others carried on the work
to completion. This correspondent
was not quite old enough to be in the
war but remembers vividly the self
denials, trials and sufferings, in sus
pense and anxiety, for the boys at the
front by their mothers and sisters.
We think the monument a fitting and
much delayed tribute to their faith
fulness. It nlways seemed strange to
me that so many "who had a heritage
from patriot mothers were willing to
let others pay the tribute."
There will be an entertainment at
the school auditorium next Tuesday
evening, April 23, "Simpson's little
brenkfast party", given by home talent
all for the benefit of the school.
Special engagement of "Cedarine"
Allen by S. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Co.
for Thursday night, April 18th, 8:30
o'cloc. It Is their treat and they want
everybody to come and hear him In
his great lecture, no charge for ad
S. M. & E. II. Wilkes A Co.
BROWN'S Q LITTLE TABLETS
Cam IndJgMtfofi. Dytpop-U, IUortbiu-n
Ask at Dr. B. F. Posey's.
King of Israel Proved a Success In
Every Way?Choral Society Highly
Tho cantata "King of Israel", sung
by the Laurens Choral Society at the
Methodist church last Tuesday even
ing was listened to by a large and ap
preciative audience. The presenta
tion came up to and far surpassed the
expectations of all. Though it
cannot bo said that It proved such a
success as did the cantata "Saul," it
was enjoyed immensely by the large
audience. The solo work and the
parts taken by the chorus were fault
No entrance charge was made to the
contata, but an offering was taken up
during the evening. A liberal re
sponse was met with, a total of $42.65
being given. After the few little ex
penses are paid, the net earnings will
be given to the Kings Daughters.
For Clerk of Court.
To the voters of Laurens County:
Fully appreciating your support in
tho past and with my record as a
public olllcial before you. I take
pleasure In announcing myself a can
didate for re-election for Clerk of |
Court for Laurens County, S. C, and
will abide the result of the Democrat
JOHN F. BOLT.
1 hereby offer myself as a candi
date for the ofllce of Clerk of Court
of Laurens county, pledging myself
to nbido by the platform of the dem
ocratic party and to support the nom
C. A. POWER,
? For Coroner.
The friends of Mr. R. O. Hairston
hereby place his name before the peo
ple of Laurens county for the office
of Coroner, pledging him to abide by
tho principles of the democratic, party
and to support the nominees thereof.
1 hereby offer myself as a candi
date for re-election to the office of
auditor of Laurens county nnd prom
ise to abide by the platform of the
democratic party and to support the
J. WADDY THO dPSON.
For County Commissioner.
1 hereby announce my candidacy
for re-election as County Coninisision
er of Laurens county subject to the
result of the Democratic primary elec
T. M AC ROPER.
I hereby announce myself a candi
date for re-election to the office of
Sheriff of Laurens county, pledging
myself to abide by the platform of
the Democratic party and to support
the nominees thereof.
JOHN D. OWINGS.
For Stale Senator.
I hereby announce myself as a
candidate for the office, of Senator
from this county, pledging myself to
abide by the platform of the Demo
cratic party and to support th< nom
R. I). BOYD.
For House of Representatives.
The friends of Joseph 0. Sullivan,
of Tumbling shoals, respectfully sug
gest him as a suitable candidate for
the House of Representatives, and
can vouch for his interest in the wel
fare of the common people. Subject
to result of Primary Election.
Wanted Two solicitors for city.
Must he neatly dressed, gentlemen or
ladies, (iood position to right party.
Apply at McCord's Studio, at 1 p. m.
Special Oiler Spartanburg School
of Telegraphy will give four months'
conse in telegraph for one-third less
than regular price, commencing May
1st. Write Immediately for particu
For Sale?One nice Jersey cow. with
second calf, fresh in milk, price $50.
I). L. Brooks, Cray Court, S. C. 38-lt-p
For Sale?Carnations; tomato plants
10 cents per dozen: pepper plants. 10
cents per dozen. Apply to Mrs. W.
Ray Anderson, Laurens, S. C. 38-11
Just Received another lot of fine
White Onion Setk; also that German
Millet Seed Is hero* for you?come
quick. J. H. Sullivan (Store) Lau
rens, S. C. 38-lt-pd
Hardy Tomato Plants For Sale
Strong roots .extra fine varieties. Now
is the time to set them out. J. O. Sul
livan. 661 South Harper Street, Ialu
rens, S. C. 38-lt-pd
Bull For Sertk ?I now have ready
for service fine J sey bull. For terms
apply to Tom Henderson, Laurens.
Wanted?To sell 300 bushels long
staple cotton seed at 75 cents per bu
shel. Call at Bolt & Hudgens Stable
or R, H. Hudgens. 37-2t-pd
Notice?Byrdvllle Dairy and Stock
Farm Jack now ready for service.
I Colt to show. Will appreciate any
Dock Eggs for Sale?We havo set
tings of Indian Runner duck eggs for
sale, best stock. $1.00 per setting.
Apply to Mrs. M. A. Jones, Gray
Court, 8. C. . 2?-tf
Bring In Your Pictures, Girls!
Saturday is the Closing Day of the Contest.
And Three little Girls are going to get the Prizes. Wonder who will get them,
Welly Girls, Bring in your Picture and Story and it will soon be decided.
We want all the little girls to come if they possibly can, but if any girl cant be
here if she will send her Picture and story in she will stand same chance of getting
a prize as if she was here.
Prizes will be awarded at 12 o'clock. Your Picture and Story must be here by
11 o'clock, Saturday. If you cant come send it, but be sure to come if you can.
The judges who will decide it are Mrs. Annie Garlington, Miss Mary Simpson
and Miss Irene Ray.
S. M. & E. H. WILKES & COMPANY
Before You Buy Your Car, Get a Parts
Price List and Look Up Your Taxes
To tell you lo get a Paris Price List before you buy a ear is like
telling you to look into your taxes before you buy land. Parts
Prices and Tax Rates are a good deal alike. They both < ome
after you buy.
Any good business man knows about his taxes before he invests
his money. But if more automobile owners gave attention to
parts prices, some cars would rarely be seen on the streets.
Right here is where Studebaker square dealing gets your
Compared with the list prices of the Cars, Studebaker parts
are sold at lower cost than parts of any other car whatsoever.
Studebaker parts supplies are maintained at 36 branches all over
the country and by our 2,500 dealers.
Studebaker Parts Price Lists are the most convenient ever issued
and the owner of any E-M-F "30" or Flanders ,(20" car
can always secure spare parts. No discontinuing parts supplies
with Studebaker. Remember these things; you can profit by them.
Next week we shall say something of real guarantees, near-guar
tees, and plain "no-account" guarantees. You may be interested.
SWYQERT & TEAGUE, Agents, Laurens, S. C
Citation for Lettern of Administration.
State of South Carolina,
County of Laurens.
Hy O. O. ?Thompson, Probate Judge:
Whereas R. O. Wilson made suit
to me to grant him letters, of Ad
ministration of the estate and effects
of J. W. Bolt.
monlsh all and singular tho kindred
and creditors of the said J, W. Bolt,
deceased, that they be and appearbe
fore mo in the Court of Probate, to be
held at I>aurens C. H? S. C. on tho
30th day of April, 1912 next, after
publication hereof, at 11 o'clock In tho
forenoon, to show oauao, If any they
These aro therefore, to elto and ad
have, why the aajd Administration
should not be granted.
Given under my hand this 16th day
of April Anno Domini 1912.
o. G. Thompson.