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Men. women end children Iot?
iC Ring* at sight, because
7're so beautiful. No other line
?fords euch wonderful values. 86
strong that the makers guarantee to
replace lost utones (except diamonds).
Look for Q. C. stamp inside each
ring. You h*>v3 over 2000
choice patterns to select
from. $ 2 and up.
Call and get
Lauren*, S. C.
Auto Repairs that will cost
you the least owing to our
complete shop equipment for
quick work?least charges
Repairing that "stays re
paired"?that means getting
car-service out of your ma
chine. Try this combinatiuo
get our estimate!
W. P. H?DGENS
Laurens, S. C.
We Want YOUR Support
Trade at The Big Store
Vote for the Best Men
Fresh water-ground Corn
Some more of Kingan's
F. F. V. Hams.
Just arrived new Henry
Clay Flour, 100 per cent pure,
the very best Flour made.
We keep Cotton Seed Meal,
Bran and Shorts and Chicken
Feed. Cotton-picking Sheets
now ready for you.
While you are talking pol
itics with the Big Chief,
Don't forget to trade with
50 bushels of new Seed
Rye just in. Seed Barley
and Crimson Clover coming.
Red Rust Proof Oats ready
A fresh stock of White
Satin Flour, the kind you
like so well. Also some
Half Patent Flour that is
Lauren?, S. C.
OF COMPANY F
Enjoyable Meeting of Confederate Yet*
erans at L?ngsten Church Last Tues
Lang.Uon Church, Aug. 20?The an
nual reunion of Co. P, 14th Reg. S. C.
V., was held at Lnngston church Tues
day, August 20th. Lieut. W. A. Shands
presided and Rev. B. Myers Invoked a
blessing upon the meeting. The follow
ing members answerd to the roll call:
W. A. Shands, .1. T. Todd. J. P. Dlllard.
J. W. Blakeley, Wash Taylor, besides
several other visiting veterans, who
were welcomed from other companies.
We were disappointed In not having
Judge 0. Q. Thompson to make an ad
dress for us. Hon. R, A. Cooper de
livered one of those characteristic and
patriotic speeches of his. showing why
and for what the southern soldier
The following were elected honorary
members: \V. A. Copeland, ('. A. Todd,
A. C Todd. W. J. (lore and J. Frank
As Is the usual custom resolutions
were passed on the death of four of
our comrades, .lohn W. (lore, .lames
P. Sloane, W. J. Copeland and n. F.
Henry. The resolutions are as fol
"Resolutions passed on the death of
Comrades John W. Core. James P.
Sloane, W. J. Copeland and B. F.
Henry, members of Co. P, 14th s. C.
V.. by their comrades of that com
"Whereas, the Almighty, in his inil
nlte wisdom, lias seen tit to remove
from our mitist tour of our members.
John \V. Core. James P. Sloane, W. J
Copeland and B. P. Henry, members of
Co. P, 14th Reg. S. C. V.,
"Resolved. First, That In their death
the state has lost four brave soldiers
and good citizens and we four faithful
members of our company. They
fought during the war with that valor
and courage which characterized the
Confederate soldier and discharged ev
ery duty placed upon them. Faithful
In peace as In war, they have made
good citizens of this state.
"Resolved, second, That a page of
our minute book he Inscribed to each
of them and that a copy of these reso
lutions be sent to the surviving mem
bers of their families and that the
county papers be requested to pub
(Signed) "Members of Co. P."
An attractive program of patriotic
songs ami recitations was beautifully
carried out. A song "When the roll
Is called up yonder" was sung by the
young people. Miss Annie May Don
nan sang in a beautiful manner that
old war song "Tenting on the old camp
ground". A poem "A Texas Roy" was
impressively read by Hon. R. A.
Of course the dinner prepared by the
good ladies proved an attractive fea
ture of the day and it was thorough
enjoyed. A large crowd was present
and the old soldiers and their friends
had ;t fine time of it together.
The meeting was adjourned after de
ciding upon Langston Church as the
place of meeting next year. The date
selected was August 19th.
W P. WRIGHT,
B. F. TOWNSEND DEAD.
The Well Knovrn Attorney of Union
Passed Away Tnesdny Night at the
Home of his Sister.
Union, Aug. 21.?Den F. Townsend
died at the home of his sister, Mrs.
C. T. Murphy, last night at 7:30
o'clock, after a severe illness of sev
eral days. His death removes one of
the best known attorneys In upper
South Carolina, a man of unusual in
tellect and gift of speech.
The funeral services over Mr. Town
send will be Conducted this afternoon
from Grace church ami the Interment
in the Townsend enolosure in the
Den. F. Townsend was born In
Union on March 14, 1870, and was the
son of the late Judge D, A. Town
send and Mrs. Sallie D. Townsend.
When seven years of ago he entered
school at Union and later attended
Greenville Military school and from
there he went to Davidson college,
where he graduated with high honors
In 1887. He has served in the house
of representatives from Union county
for soveral terms and was elected
state senator by a handsome majority
several years ago.
Mr. Townsend has been married
twice. His first marriage was to a
Miss Stevenson, of Lexlngtpn, who
died a few months after their mar
riage. Several years later Mr. Town
send married Miss Tulia McGee, of
Greenwood, a sister of the late Zach
McGee, a well-knowrJ newspaper
writer. And to this union a daugh
ter was born, Mary McGee Townsend,
who, nince the death of her mother,
has lived with her aunt, Miss Helen
If ConkeyV Chicken Pox or Sore
Head Remedy don't give satisfaction,
your money cheerfully refunded at
Palmetto Drug Company.
? CROSS HILL NEWS
Cross Hill, Aug. 26.?Mrs. Guy Stone
of Atlanta is visiting her parents Mr.
and Mrs. R. T. Hollingsworth.
Mr. Quince Hollingsworth with a
number of other young men went
bathing in Saluda river last Monday.
Quince got into deep water and it re
quired heroic efforts on the part of
Mr. Jim Turner to save his life. The
others were not near enough to help.
A number of our citizens attended
the Oreenvlllet meeting of the State
Campaign last Thursday. Messrs. J. H.
Ilasor. ('. I). Nance, and Dr. Owens
went In their automobiles, each car
rying a number of voters. They re
turned that evening.
Misses Blleene and Margaret Young
and Nettle Lou Wallace, are visiting
Miss Lizzie Bryson.
Messrs. H. A. Plnson, W. T. Boyce,
R. (!. Crisp and Lyi Leaman drove to
Boyd's Mill last Wednesday and spent
the evening with friends who are
camping at that place.
r Mr. Sam Turner of Clinton, was
in time Saturday. His friends here
were glad to see lilin In his old home
Miss Helle Bailey of Alken is visit
ing Miss Theresa Davenport.
Mrs. Lucy Boyd of Lauren.? has been
With Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Simpson, the
Mr. and Mrs. Prey, young people of
Fair Forest, spent the week-end with
Miss Blanche Plnson.
Mrs. Addison of Due West is with
Mr. and Mrs. J. O Denny.
Miss Sara Heeks is with Mr. and
Mrs. W. (\ Rasor.
Mr. Hugh Leaman of Whatmire
spent Sunday here.
Misses Hargrove and McCarley, of
Whltmire. are visiting Miss Mary Mil
The Misses Dennis of Newberry. are
visiting Miss Idalla Hollingsworth.
We had a good showed of rain Sun
day, the most we have had at one time
since the 18th of July. Crops have
been cut short by the dry weather.
Miss Connie Martin has returned
from a pelasant trip to Ashevllle and
other places of Interest in North Caro
Rev. James Bradley preached a line
sermon to a large congregation at the
Presbyterian church Sunday. He was
pastor here a few years ago, and his
many friends here were glad to meet
Misses Edith and Louise and Master
James Austin of Clinton, are visit
ing relatives here.
Mountvllle, Aug. 2t>.?Mr. Hogan
Watts of Georgia is here visiting his
brother, sister, and other relatives
and mingling with many friends.
Miss Eugenia Culbertson of Amity.
Cla., after spending ten days with her
cousin. Miss Llllle Culbertson. has
Quite a number of our young peo
ple went over to Rosemont one day
last week where they were joined by
a company from Coronaca on a very
pleasant picnic occasion.
Rev. W. L. Culbertson of Shellnian,
(la., preached at the Baptist church
on the third Sunday morning and ev
ening. Mr. Culbertson and wife have
been in the county for two weeks vis
iting their many relatives here. They
left early Thursday morning for their
home In Georgia.
Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Hipp of Eden,
were here last week spending awhile
with the home boys.
Messrs. Grady Culbertson and
Brooks Qoodman went to Greenville a
few days ago on a visit to special
Misses Nanelu and Carry and Master
Span Warllck are spending the sum
mer with their kin people near Hrn
dersonvllle, N, C,
Miss Marie Stokes Is enjoying the]
health-giving breezes among thcmoun
tains of North Carolina at Saluda.
Miss Zell Crisp has returned from
an extended visit to her cousin. Miss
Harris, of Anderson county. She was]
accompanied by her cousins who are
spending awhile with her here.
Last Sunday afternoon a live weeks'
drought was broken by fairly good
rains throughout this section. While
It la rather late to accomplish very
great benefit to the cropa it was a de
lightful and welcome change in the
excessive hot and dry weather. The
crop here has beea very much damaged
by the continued drought.
Central Cafe to More.
The Central Cafe which has been lo
rated two doer* below ftwltser Corn
paar will be noted within a few days
to the comer store In the new Martin
building. Thli storeroom Is centrally
located!, handsomely finished on the
Interior and exterior and will he en
tirely new on the Inside.. Handsome
restaurant fixtures have been pur
chased and In erery manner the new
cafe will be a wonderful Improvement
oter the old. Cholly Is getting tilings
In shape and expects to be landed in
his new place within a few days.
LET US FURNISH YOUR HOME
We are Factory Agents and 5ell AAant les at the Factory Prices
Complete Line Samples Stock. We carry all Finishes
and Our Prices Range from $3.25 up.
This is one of the many pretty designs we are showing,
its in solid Oak, with three and one-half inch quartered oak
colums. If you are building or remodling your home it will
pay you to look over our line.
S. M. & E. H. WILKES & CO.
Laurens, South Carolina
Buy Land and Save Rent
Some More of These Leak Bargains in
Real Estate, Houses and Lots.
60'acres of land, dwelling and out
building, bound by lands of Stokes
Garrett and J. A. Hurdette. Price $2,
144 acres of land, with dwelling and
three tenant houses, good barn and
outbuildings, bounded by land of S. J.
Dnvis and Heroert Martin. Price $75
Six room cottage, good barn and
outbuilding, with store room 18x38,
blacksmith shop in the forks of the
road lending to Knoree and Pooltown,
near the Watts Mill. Price $2,500.
102 acres of land, 7-room dwelling,
6-stall barn, joining lands of J. H.
Sullivan, I). M. Burdette, and others,
being the home portion of the Mrs.
Mary Simpson home place, $2250.00.
Terms made as easy as desired.
5-room dwelling and one aero of
land, bound by lands of Andrew Ed
wards, in town of Fountain Inn. Price
30 1-4 acres of land, with 6-room
dwelling, bound by lands of Capt.
Humbert Dr. Gllkerson and others.
77. One hundred and fifty acres of
land, a beautiful residence, three miles
southwest of Gray Court in half mllo
of Dials church. *Throo tenant houses.
This is the home of Capt. J. R. Hel
lams, known as Mountaiu View. This
is one of the best of bargains. Come
early if you want this bargain.
296. Eight room dwelling and four
acres of land in City of Laurens on
West Main St. This has all modorn
improvements. Thla also is a perfect
location and a beautiful dwelling. The
price is right. Here is the chance to
get the very best home cheap. See me
39. Ninety-five acres of land, near
Rtddell's Old Field School House: six
room dwelling, barn and out buildings.
Mid way between Gray Court and Lan
ford Station. This is a line piece of
property and prices will be made right
118. Eight room dwelling 1 1-4 acres
of land, 3 tenant houses. On East Main
St., in the City of Laurons. The loca
tion is fine and the price is right.
Come and see.
88. One hundred and forty four
acres of land In five miles of Laurons
C. H. with six room dwolling, threo
tenant houses, good barn and out
buildings, bounded by lands of .7. L.
Neighbors and Charlie Robertson.
This is a flno farm with a fine loca
tion. Lavel and productive. See mo
for prices and terms.
226. One hundred and sixty acres
of land close to New Harmony church
with now seven room dwelling, tine
barn and out buildings, three tenant
houses with good well of water at each
building. Here is a bargain for the
hustling man. Mid way between Ow
lngs and Fountain Inn.
116 acres of land, 8-room dwelling,
2 tenant houses, good barn and out
building, bound by lands of J. W. Du
pree, R. J. Stoddard, near New Har
mony church, $40.00 per aero.
424. Ono hundred aud twenty sev
en acre3 of land In Youngs township,
bounded by lands of J. M. Gray, W. P.
Harris and school grounds. Has two
buildings. Fine farming land, close to
church. This Is a bargain. Will be
sub-divided if not sold as a whole.
Get busy if you desire to make a pur
62. Three hundred and fifty acres
In Suniter County with five room cot
tage, three tenant houses and good out
buildings. Forty acres of fine bottom
land, one hundred and thirty acre* in
cultivation. Bounded by lands of Hen
ry White and Press Edwards, in three
miles of Sumter court house. Here la
a bargain. Terms made easy.
107. Fifty acres of land near Barks
dale Station with four room cottage,
barn and out buildings. Nice location,
in good farming section, convenient
to schools and churches. Look aftor
120. Six room cottage, barn and
out buildings, four and thirty ono-hun
dreth acres of land in prosperous
town of Cross Hill. You will be sur
prised to hear prlcea.
03. 2">0 acres of land, 2 tenant
houses, 125 acres In cultivation.
Bounded by lands of Wesley and Leo
Madden, Kd Corbott and others. See
me for prices.
I have some beautiful building lota
In the towns of Laurens and Graz
One nice home for rent in the town
of Gray Court.
56. 142 acres, near Barksdale sta
tion, with dwelling and tenant house.
Price $17.50 per acre. $500 cash and
your own good time to pay the remain
der. Get here quick if you want this
6-room dwelling, good barn and out
building, fronting North Harper St.,
Joining lands of tho Watts Mill Co.
Very desirable piece of property. Can
be bought for the oum of $2,000.
I Can Secure Loans and Make Advances on Real Estate
J. N. LEAK
QRAY COURT, S. C. J
"The Man That Divides the Earth to Suit| Your Purse."