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CHANGE IN COLOR OF EYES
By No Means Uncommon, and Easily
Accounted For, According
Tho possibility of a man's eyes
Changing as tho result of mental
shock or physical in treatment was
the subject of an Interesting discus
sion by a number of surgeons in tho
eye ward of one of the great London
One of the surgeons stated: "It Is
common knowledge that great phys
ical hardships may suddenly turn tho
hair white. The loss of color here
follows on certain chemical changes,
duo to disturbances of nutrition, tak
ing place in the tiny particles of
coloring matter which give the hair
"All infants at birth have blue
eyes. In some babies. Immediately
after birth, pigment granules begin to
develop In the Iris. Thus they be
come brown or black eyed. In others,
however, no such pigment formation
takes place, and the eyes remain blue
or gray throughout lifo.
"If this at present blue eyed ex-con
vict is really the missing brown
eyed banker, a reasonahlo explana
tion of the discrepancy In the eye
colorings would be that under tho
atress of physical and mental shock
tho coloring matter which had In
early life developed In each iris had
atrophied or disappeared, leaving tho
eyes tho original blue coloring pres
ent at birth."
MADF. ALL THE DIFFERENCE
Mr. Newlywed Equal to Fine Distinc
tion Between His "Cherub" and
"Our likes and dislikes are guided
by the personal equation- whatever
that Is," commented the bachelor.
"Indeed?" (fuelled tho suffragette.
"Yes; the property we buy at a real
c stale forced sale is always the high
est and driest, while the other fellow's
property, we are willing to swear, Is
"Are you getting ready to argue?"
"No, I'm still unmarried, Mut I
wanted to show how different we all
feel about ourselves and our property
from other people and their property.
You know, 1 have a room In a flat with
young married couple. I have one
there so thai I can observe the mar
tlal?or Is It marital??existence. A
couple of months ago the stork brought
them a baby."
"A boy or a girl?" asked tho suf
fragette revealing a spark of woman
hood; then sie added, quickly, "hut
never mind; It will be a voter, any
way, some day."
"On the floor below us Is another
baby," went on the Bachelor. "Tho
other day the quiet of the house was
disturbed by lusty yelling.
" Is that our little cherub crying?'
asked the mother.
"'No.' the t'.itln r answered; 'It's the
brat downstairs.' "
He was one of those timid, tiny
.i.-ned chaps who become enamored by
mistake, and live in perpetual fear or
a pending engagement ring. He him
self had become enamored of a sweet
and soulful maiden, whose languish
ing expression to'- him between de
light and fear.
At tho conclusion of his first "call"
"When aro you coming again
He selzea the wrong hat from tho
rack In 1\Im confusion.
"Kr?what about somo tlmo next
week?" he hazarded
A look of disappointment came Into
the fair one's eyes.
"Next week?" she said. "Yen, that
Will do lovely! Come round tomorrow
night, dear, and we'll decide definite
ly upon the day "?Answers.
No Figure of Speech.
Of all the things that may befall a
church, nothing could be much strang
er than the destruction of a little
house of worship north of Hudson Bay,
as once reported by Bishop Williams
He had attended a synod of th<-? Ca
nadian church at Winnipeg, and th"ro
had seen a missionary bishop, who
had been six weeks on the way, hav
ing come most of the distance In a
canoe. The missionary bishop report
ed gravely that the diocese of a broth
er bishop had "gone to the dogs."
Being asked for an explanation, he
said that the Eskimos in -he diocese
had built a church with whales' ribs
for rafters, and covered It with walrus
hide. Tho little church held eighty
persons; but In the time that elapsod
between two services the building was
eet upon by a pack of famished dogs,
and demolished In a few hours.?
"How queer Agnes looks of late!"
"Yes. I can't make out whothor It's
dress reform or hard luck."?Hal*'
per * Bazar.
Escapes an Awfol Fate*
A thousand tongues could not ex
press the gratitude of Mrs. J. E. Cox,
of Joliet, 111., for her wonderful deliv
erance from an awful fate. "Typhoid
pneumonia had left me with a dread
ful cough," she writes. "Sometlmos
I had such awful coughing spells I
thought I would die. I could get no
help from doctor's treatment or other
medicines till I used Dr. King's Now
Discovery. But I owe my life to this
wonderful remedy for I scarcely cough
at all now." Quick and safe, Its the
most reliable of all throat and lung
medicines. Every bottle guaranteed.
60c and $1.00. Trial bottle free at Lau
rens Drug Co. and Palmetto Drug Co.
That's a mighty good habit to get into and if you
fall into to that habit naturally for we are giving
Ml do your trading at this store you'll
better values than any store in town.
A Clothing Sale
that should create much interest.
The Clothing offered during this
sale is all good merchandise?no
matter what your selection may be
assure you that you will have
bought the best value you ever
bought. The following prices will
interest you more than anything
that we could tell you about the
LOT 1?An assortment of suits that sold at
$20.00. $22.50 and $25.00. These are broken
lots, choice .$14.9!)
LOT 2?An assortment of suits that sold at
$10.00, $12.50 and $15.00. These are not the
latest styles?the sizes are broken?but there
are nearly all sizes in the lot. If you can
use one of these suits the price will appeal
LOT 3?$10.50 to $18.50 Suits at.$11.99
LOT 1?Choice of $15.00 Suits .SfiMM)
LOT 5?Choice of $12.50 Suits .*S.9?
LOT 0?Choice of $10.00 Suits .$0.9?
Laurens, S. C.
Men's 50 cts
Men's 50 cts
One Lot Silk
^ CROSS HILL NEWS ?
Cross Hill. April 29.?Miss Willie
Joe Austin has been elected spon
sor and Miss Mary Hill maid of hon
or by the Putsy Williams camp and
will attend the reunion at Macon, Qa.
Miss Austin will visit her uncle Mr.
.1. C. Austin and family at Vldalia, (la.
after tho reunion before coming home.
Dr. J. II. Miller has been invited to
speak at the closing of the Shady
('?rove school. Richland county. May
3rd. The doctor made an address at
the reunion of the "Briars" at Cray
Court recently. He is quite popular
as a speaker ami always has some-1
thing interesting to say.
The annual commencement of the
Cross Hill high school will begin
Thursday evening May 2nd with ex-1
erciscH by literary societies at S::iO. [
Friday at S:30 address by Dr. Potoat
of Greenville and graduating evcrcises.
Tlie following compose the graduat
ing class: .Mary Miller. Larry Mc
Gowan, Joe Spratt, Edna Proffette,
O/clla Harmon. Janie Griffin, Ruth
Workman Agnes Leaman.
The many friends of Dr. E, W. Pin
son will be glad to know that his con
dition is much improved since his last
serious sickness and his people speak
of hinging him home soon.
Rev, Mr. Marion, student at the
seminary in Columbia, preached for
the Presbyterians here Sunday.
A negro, Anthony Tribble, who lives
on Mr. A. I). Owens's place was shot
in his yard last Tuesday night. Trib
ble says his dog was barking and he
went out to see what was the mat
ter and was shot down. A shot gun
with No. I shot was used at close
range. He is wounded in side, arm
and shoulder. His wounds, though
painful may not prove fatal. Mr. .1.
W. Koon, policeman, and others made
an investigation next day which re
sulted in the arrest of Tom Watts, an
other negro on the place. Watts was
arrested and given a hearing before
Magistrate Fuller Wednesday. All the
evidence was circumstantial hut was
considered pretty strong against Watts
and he was bound over to court and
sent to Jail.
"Simpson's little breakfast party"
at the school auditorium last Tues
day evening was enjoyed by a good
The following Is the cast:
Samuel Simpkins, Mr. J. O. Denny.
Mnj. Cash Down, Mr. Walter Grlflln.
Dr. Hartley, Mr. Luther Martin.
Henry Clay. Simpkln's Man, Mr. W. H.
Mrs. Fairplay, Miss Elinor Des Portes.
Alice Fnirplay, Miss Wllmer Ramey.
Dally Cashdown, Miss Rebecca Addi
All acquitted themselves very well
indeed. Simpkln's Man imitated the
negro to perfection and brought down
the house several times. Receipts were
satisfactory and will about finish pay
ing for the splendid system of lights
recently placed In the building.
A number of our young people at
tended the school picnic at Watts
bridge last Saturday.
Now is the time to get rid of your
rheumatism. You can do it by ap
plying Chamberlain's Liniment and
massaging the parts freely at each
application. For sale by all dealers.
Think of It! a 2 qt. Ice Cream Freez
er for $1.26, that's our price, other
sizes In proportion. Give us your
business and you will save money.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes A Co.
* TYLERS VILLI' DOTS. *
Rev. B. P. Mitchell filled his regu
lar appointment at Langston Sunday.
The day being so pretty quite a crowd
attended the service.
Mrs. T. P. Poole and son Furman
spent Sunday afternoon with Mrs. .1.
T. Poole of Laurons.
Missos Mattio Sloan av.d Lucy Don
nan spent Friday with Miss Mattio
Mr. Claud Cooper of Whltmlro has
been visiting relatives in Into sec
Messrs. Ru83Cll Poole and Fred
Chlldress spent Sunday with Mrs. M.
O. Clark and family.
Miss Mattio Belle Peterson has re
turned home from an extended visit to
relatives near Laurns.
Mr. W. B. Clark of Greenwood, spent
the week-end with relatives here.
Miss Fannie Poole and brother,
Joshua were in Laurens Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. .1. W. Donnan spent
Sunday with Mr. F L. Donnan and
Mr. W, C. Winters was in Laurens
on business Monday.
Messrs. Foster and Wilifred Cromer
of Clinton attended services at Lang
Opening Books of Subscription.
Pursuant to a commission of the
secrtary of state directed to the under
signed, we will open the books of sub
scription to the capital stock of Lev-1
ert Furniture Company on the 1st day
of May. 1912. at 10f> West Main st -eel,
In the city of Laurens. Said company
will have a capital stock of $10.000 di
vided into 100 shares of the par value
of $100 each, and its principal place
of business will be at Laurens. S. C.
W. K. Hudgens,
F. K. Todd.
J. V.. Leverett.
Board of Corporators.
Statement of the Condition of the
BANK OF LAURENS,
Located al Laurens, S. ('.. at the Close
of liusincss April 18th, 1012.
Loans and Discounts .. ,.$180,4-15.461
Bonds and Stocks owned by
the Bank. 10.010.00
Furniture and Fixtures .. 1,713.00
Banking House. 2.Sf,O.00
Other Real Estate owned 200.
Due from Banks and Bank
ers . 8,804.29
Silver and other Coin .. 1,427.36
Checks and Cash Items .. 9,030.65
Capital Stock Paid In .. ..$ 50.000.00l
Surplus Fund. 35,000.001
Undivided Profits, less Cur
rent Expenses and Taxes
Due to Banks and Bankers 2,518.30
Dividends Unpaid. 36.00
Individual Deposits subject
to Check. 52,379.68
Savings Deposits. 40,378.99
Time Certificates of Deposit 28,439.75
Certified Checks .. . . 75.00
Cashier's Checks. 2.854.43
Notes and Bills Rediscount
State of South Carolina,
County of Laurens. sa.
Before me came IL K. Alken, cash
ier of the above named bank, who, bo-j
Ing duly sworn, says that the above
and foregoing statement Is a true con
dition of said bank, as shown by the
books of said bank
IL K. AI KEN.
Sworn to and subscribed before me
this 26th day of April. 1912.
J. J. Adams,
Correct Attest: O. B. Simmons. M.
J. Owings, W. R. Rlchey, Directors.
LOCALS FROM RIALS.
Dials. April 29.?Prof. L. P Cham
borlayn's illustrated lecture at Dials
church Friday evening was greatly en
joyed. Mr. Chamberlayn is professor
of language at the University of
South Carolina, and a traveler of
note, having toured the greater part
of Europe. Consequently he was fa
miliar with his subject, "Greece, the
Past and Present", and was at his
best Friday evening.
Mr. Officer, a student at the Univer
sity, had charge of the illustrated part
of the lecture.
Miss Nelle McCall was the guest of
Miss Ruth Curry Friday night, and
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Curry and little
son, Gray, visited Mr. and Mrs. Z. N.
('?ray Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. Frank IIray is at homo now from
the North Greenville high school.
Messrs. Williams Brooks, 1). 1).
Brownlee and .Miss Fannie Hrownlee.
were the guests of Misses Emma Har
ris and Maggie Harrison, Saturday
Prof. I/. P Chamborlayn and Mr.
Olllcer of Columbia were the guests of
Mr. I). 1). Harris and family Friday
Misses Nlta Hunter and Mary and
Louise Hates, of Chieora College, spent
a few days last week with Mr. Judlo
Hunter and family.
Miss Maggie Harrison has returned
to her home In Duncan.
Mr. John Hrownlee spent last ?voek
The school at Dials closed Friday,
after completing a very successful
term. Miss Harrison, the teacher, is
the "inst ever", and under her sup
ervision the school retained Us place
as one among the best of our coin-try
Why Confidence will he Yours.
This is the proposition. Buy 3 gal
lons of Linseed Oil with every 1 gal
lons of I.. & M. Paint and mix the
Oil with the Paint. If the Paint thus
made costs more than $1.(50 per gal
lon?if the Paint as yon use it Is not
perfectly satisfactory -then return
whatever you have not used and get
back all you have paid for the whole of
it and besides the money you have
paid to the painter. No other Paint
compares with I.. & M. in quality and
durability. The price is right, the
proposition is right. You will be light
In using it whenever von want Paint.
Call on .1. 11. ?? M. I.. Nash. Lnu
Irens; .1. \V. Cop.-land Co., Clinton.
Full line of high grade Water Cool
ers in stock, at most reasonable pric
S. M. & E. II. Wllkos & Co.
The Advertiser Printing Co.
Laurens, S. C.
I LET IIS ORDER YOUR EN.
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