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W. O. LANCASTER
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LAUKENN, S. CM SEPT. Zo, 1012.
The Advertiser will be glad to
receive the laeal news of ail the
commBaltics in the county. Cor
respondent* are requested to
sign their aames to the eentrl*
batloBH.. Letters should not be
mailed later than Monday morn
CoUttty Fair October 18th.
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The Advertiser is not interested In
uustlug Oov, Mease. It is interested
in unearthing fraud whether it is ou
the Blease or Jones side.
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The Advertiser is in receipt of an
unsigned communication suggesting a
candidate for mayor of Laurens. ]f
the writer will send in his name to
us we will be glad to publish the com
munication. Otherwise, we will not
publish it. We do not care to make
the name of the signer public, but
merely wish to have it on tile for our
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Speaking of the Tillman movement,
Larry Gaunt asks "What has those
wool-hat one-gal I us boys gained?" He
goes on to show that they haven't
gained anything, but that Tillman him
self has reaped the harvest alone. I>ar
ry might have gone further a;;d asked
what are those same "boys" going to
gain from Weaselsm and the answer
would be the same. The "boys" do tin
voting and the hollering and Illease,
?with his immediate followers, take
down the plums.
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With that Chicora college contro
versy we have absolutely nothing to
do. A prominent citizen of Greenville
sent us Mr. Gowers card with the ex
planation that Greenville people are
anxious to get the merits of the matter
stjuarely before the people of the
statt;, and we have seen propei to com
ply with a request to print. If we are
furnished with a reply by a resn'??sible
Citizen WO will print it; but we will not
feel called upon to follow any contro
versy over the subject in other papers.
Inasmuch as the question of Chi*
cora's removal is of Htale-wide im
portance, the position of the Yorkvilie
Enquirer is very commendable, even
though it is the unconscious agent of
a Tactless writer. If the people of
Greenville desire the matter put
"squarely" before the people certain
ly the request for the publication of
misleading statements Is not the way
to accomplish It.
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A lengthy communication from
Chairman Cannon to The Laurens
ville Herald is found on another page
of this paper. Col. Cannon need not
have run up to The Herald with a
reply to The Advertiser. We would
have been very glad to publish what
he had to say. In fact, it would have
saved The Herald some expense as
we publish it anyhow. Col. Cannon
just "let himself out" on this thing
too and he showly" did puncture the
air. We will not enter into any lengthy
discussion about It. It';, too long. We
will Just ask the Colonel to make a
pans at this: Why does he object to
having the polling lists published
when other county chairmen are
letting them get from "under lock
and key" and into the papers where
the Citizens may see for themselves
how the big vote was piled up?
Just to show how preposterous Is
the claim that no "fraud or irregu
larities" existed in the county, It Is
oniy necessary to state that the com
mittee did not even have all of the
club rolls at the meeting. How would
a committee go about comparing poll
ing lists and club rolls when no club
rolls 'were in hand to compare with?
The Advertiser doesn't want to can
van votes. We merely wanted to as
sist the executive committee In what
ever way we could In having the sit
uation properly cleared up. If the
executive committee does not wish to
have the situation so thoroughly
cleared up, then tho committee can
answer to the county for Its dereliction
Just a little about, our Ignorance.
We agree with one of the ministers of
the city who snld a few weeks ago,
that tho moro wo know, the mote wo
Und out w? do not know. We do not
y la'tLu U> know It all. Judging; from the
"Vibration?" of Col. Cannon, though,
we almost think ouraelvea, in the
worda of Huck Finn, to be "the moBt
lguorauteat perBon I ever see." No,
Colonel, we don't know It all. We
know a few things though.
As to the dear little joke about the
"political BoreneeB". bo brilliantly pu
raded by Colonel Cannon, The Adver
tiser proudly endorses that statement
as eminently correct. We fought to
eliminate demagogues from the of
ficialdom of South Carolina und los
ing, we very naturally became Bore.
It 1b enough to make anyone Bore and
the Laurens county exectulve commit
tee has failed to offer any salve.
We are glad that Col. Cannon does
not attribute any ill-will and hatred
on our part to the personel of the ex
ecutive committee. We do not know
but several of the committee person
ally and we are quite sure that we
have always been ou good terms with
i hem. We do not hate any one of
them, but we do hate to Bee the county
going on record as being against a
In his two columns of words Col
onel Cannon made another re
mark, namely, concerning The Adver
tiser's desire to have a finger in the
ballot box. We wonder why he didn't
use the good old fashioned and appro
priate expression "finger in the pie."
And it must huve been u sweet morsel
to the Colonel's palate when he pro
claimed to the worshipping multitude
with the Cock-Robin-Sparrow spirit
"I did it". And still sweeter when the
" well done good and faithful servant"
came. As to the Advertiser's desire
to obtain a pice of the pie. it might
be rather truthfully said thut fifty dol
lar pies are somewhat expensive for
the mere pleasure of gazing upon, for
it would cost us that much ut leaBt
to print the club rolls of Laurens
county. Nay. nay, Pauline, you bolt
ed at an angle of seventy ulne degrees
Colonel Cannon's answer was
charmingly rendered and worthy of
El)lot's five foot shelf, especially the
shelf part. We believe he did him
self a great iujustice in that article
for he is better fitted to obtain the
poisoning results desired in a far
more lucid style. His reply didn't
come up to what we expected. He
had an excellent opportunity to switch
off the track and really raise a racket.
Hut he did not. And mind you we
would not for one instant think of
detracting one ray from the intellect
ual brilliance of our Political Daniel.
NOW as to facts: W. F. Stevenson,
wrote The Advertiser shortly af
ter the first primary and asked that
we publish in full the club rolls of
Laurens county. We have offered on
two occasion to comply with this re
quest although to do so would be ex
pensive o us and we do not care to
add the sin of breaking into the boxes
to the sin of doing something oppos
ed to the wishes of the county execu
The Advertiser had overlooked the
fact that Judge Jones had named this
county among those where he had been
Informed and believed irregularities
existed. That makes the case worse
NEWS OF THE WEEK
IN TOWN OF CLINTON
(Continued from Page One.)
an auto trip to Oreenville where for
several days they visited the family of
Mr. H. L. Todd.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Ligon are with
Mr and Mrs. K. H. Hall.
Miss Cassle Oliver of Atlanta visit
ed In the home of Dr. Jacobs this
Mrs. C. M. Bailey and her three lit
tle daughters have returned from Hen
Mrs. John I). Davis and her two chil
dren are visiting in Fountain Inn.
Mrs. Rufus Dunlap wus a recent
visitor In the home of Mr. J. T. Robert
The Rev. Dr. Purcell of Palatka,
Fla., recently visited his daughter,
Miss Lenora Purcell.
Circus or "Theajter";
That this column appears today is
nothing short of a miracle. They have
Just plastered the wlndown across the
street with gorgeous circus posters a
fellow could gaze at for hours on a
Btretch.?The Columbia State.
Mise Dora Coker and MIbs Arkie
Coats are In charge of our millinery
and Dress floods department this
season and will be glad to see their
many friends and will be delighted to
make many now friends Come and
see. Yours for bUBlneas, J. C. Burns
A Co., cut price department store, 210
West laurens St.
Change of Heart.
"What did my ma say to you when
you crime In?" inquired Johnny to his
friend who had come to tea.
"She said she was very pleased to
"I'm glad," said Johnny In a relieved
tOfiS, "'Cos she said this morning
she hoped you wouldn't come."?Stray
Madden. Sept. 23.?The September
galeB are here. For the past week the
cry kau been "When will it rain"? This
morning, a little maid said: "I
wonder in my goul if it will never
?top raining!" And thus it goes.
MIbb Wil Lou Gray, supervisor rural
nehoolK in Laurens county, Bpent the
day at Prospect Bchool Friday last. In
the afternoon she organized a local
rural school improvement association
at thiB place. Mrs. J. A. Wofford, pres
ident, Mrs. J. M. Dean, treasurer, Misb
Hettie Cunningham, vice presinient
and Miss Benuie Profltt. secretary. The
ladies desire greatly to stimulate in
terest in the school. They shall go
to work to secure a lecturer of prom
inence to address us on the importance
of the up-building of rural schools,
and the foundation oT civic life.
Po?slbly Supt. T?te or Prof.
Clinkscales will be secured, if not one
of these, then others equally as prom
inent. Due notice will be given later.
Our school will also be one of the
contestants in "The Float Parade" at
the county fair, Oct. 18th, as suggested
by Supt. Pitts in last week's Advertis
er. Mr. Liu wood Martin, one of our
most progreBKlve young farmers has
kindly offered the use of bis wagon
and team of splendid mules.
Mr. John Thompson had the mis
fortune to get his hand badly cut
while in the woods cutting stock
Tuesday. We are glad to report that
while it was a serious cut, he will
not lose his baud, as was first report
ed. Drs. Teague and Ferguson dress
ed the hand. The Dlcy Langstou
comedy company sincerely sympathize
with their fellow member.
The Dicy Langstou Comedy company
has not given up the idea of playing in
Laurens and other towns that so kind
ly Invited them. "Brother Josiah" will
keep and when the Btress of work is
over and the young people off at col
lege come home for the holidays The
Dicy Langstou Comedy Company will
come together and give you people
who come to hear a hearty laugh. If
you don't believe it ask Pick Hudgens
or J. Lee Langston! v
Rev. Jodie Martin filled his regular
appointment at Prospect Saturday aud
Sunday. He was again called to the
pastorate of the church for another
year and he accepted.
Mr. John W. Heury and Mr. Pitts
Henry und family, who sold their farm
here last fall and moved to Green
wood, realizing that there was no place
like the farm have moved back in our
midst and are now "at home" to their
friends at the old homestaed known
as "The Henry Place." Their many
friends are glad to welcome them
back in this neighborhood.
Mr. Thurman Finley is having chills.
The rest of the sick. Kathleen Martin.
Miss Jessie Thompson and her broth
er, Todd, contineu to Improve. Mrs.
Wofford and Miss Hettie Cunningham,
who were confined to their beds, for
a day or so are also better. MisB Lin
wood Martin, who has not been bo
well as her friends wish was able to
be with us at church Saturday after
Mssr Driven Frost Home.
Every year, in many parts of the
country, thousands are driven from
their home by coughs and lung dis
eases. Friends and business are left
behind for other climates, but this 1b
coBtly and not alwayB sure. A better
way?the way of multitudes?is to use
Dr. King's New Discovery and cure
yourself at home. Stay right there,
with your friends, and take this safe
medicine. Throat and Jung troubles
find quick relief and health returns.
Its help in coughs, colds, grip, croup,
whooping-cough and sore lungs make
it a j ogitlve blessing. 50 cents and
$1.00. Trial bottle free. Guaranteed
by The Laurens Drug Co. and The
Palmettto Drug Co.
Showing Some Excellent Pictures and
Pleasing Large Crowds.
The Orpheum, the new motion pic
ture show in the Dial Building is
showing some extremely fine pictures
and is having excellent crowds every
afternoon and night. There will be
one feature picture for this week that
is In a class all by Itself, that is "At
Battle Creek" a fine western reel with
a strong touch of the wild wooly west
and the necessary love scenes.
Mr. Marshall the manager of the Or
pheum will leave today for Atlanta
where he goes to purchase an entirely
new motion picture machine. This
will be installed at once and will be
The quickest and easiest way to open
up your mucus clogged head and free
the throat from Catarrhal secretions
is to breathe Booth's HYOMBL
Don't waste time with impossible
methods; HYOMBI has ended the
misery of Catarrh for thousands of
despairing sufferers; It will do the
same for you If you will give It a fair
Just breathe It; i(. kills Catarrh
germs and banishes Catarrh. A HVO
MBI outfit, which Includes Inhaler,
costs $1.00. Separate bottles If after
wards needed, fiOo, at pharmacists ev
erywhere. Money back from Laurent
Drug Co. If dissatisfied.
Edem, Sept. 23.?Dr. J. W. Beaaon
and wife vlBlted relatives in Woodruff
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Sullivan, of Lau
rens, spent a few dayB with Mrs. lsa
belle Brooks last week.
Mr. F. W. Mahuffey und wife spent
Monday wita Mr. M. W. Gray and
MIbb Sue Gray spent Friday with
Mr. H. H. Million and family.
Several of the community attended
the burial of Mr. J. B. Brooks Tues
day. Mr. Brooks was well known in
this community, where his mother
lives, and the announcement of his
deafM came as very ?ud news to his
numerous friends here.
Few, if any, medicines have met
with the uniform success thut has
attended the use of Chamberlain's
Colic. Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy.
The remarkable course of colic und
diarrhoea whioh it has effected in
almost every neighborhood have giv
en It a wide reputation. For Bale by
To Boys' Corn (iub.
Each year about time to gather corn,
quite a number of the boys of the
V.oys Corn Club write to this office for
information as to the method to be
used in measuring their land and com.
Many boys who do not write go ahead
and gather their corn but make very
inuccurate measurements of both corn
and land. The method used is as fol
lows: Weigh every bit of the c irn in
the shuck. After the total weight is
found weigh two lots of 100 pounds
each from different parts of the total.
Shuck and shell these two lots and
weigh the shelled corn in order to find
the uverage percentage of shelled
corn. Multiply the total weight by this
percentage and dh ide by 56 in order
to get the total number of bushelB.
All the above should be done by two
disinterested witnesses. It is not nec
eBBury to have the land surveyed by
a regular surveyor, btu simply mea
sured by the two witnesses, who may
use an ordinary tape. The acre should
contain only 4840 Bquare yards.
Where the yields goes above 100
bushels per acre an udditionul rw'le
will be necessary: On the day of
weighing *"ke a fair sample of 1-2 gal
lon of Bh( .ed corn and mail the same
in a moisture-tight package to the
Farmer'^ Co-operative Demostration
offioe. Department of Agriculture,
Washington, D. C, together with a
certificate of the total weight and the
percentage of Bhelled corn. The de
partment wil have a moisture test
made of the sample and the weight
moisture test, and percentage of shell
ed corn, determine the official yield.
The moisture-tight package or veBsel
will be furnished by applying to the
Extension Division of Clemson col
lege. They can be mailed under frank,
thus using no postage. Any yield of
100 bushels or more will non be recog
nized unless the above rules are strict
ly carried out. Blanks for making
the report of the crop will be furnish
ed by boys. Any boy who has not
yet received th< blank may obtain one
by writing wo the Special Agent Boye
Corn Club, Clemson College, S. C.
Klce Place for Hale.
Nice nine room house and flve|
acres of ground on Farley avenue,
price $4,000. For sale by Bishop und
For farm land and city property,
see Bishop & Wolff.
The Primary in Laurents.
Commenting on the action of the
executive committee of Laurens coun
ty, the Laurens Advertiser Bays:
"The action of the committee in
drawing up such resolutions was very
precipitate if the committee intended
to clear the county's skirts of the
charges of fraud In its election. Such
alertness, in the face of the many
rumors and charges going back and
forth tends more to incriminate us
than to clear us. The committee puts
the county in the unfortunate attitude
of crying innocent before charges
have been made. Such an attitude pre
A rumor has already been heard
outside of Laurens county that at
three boxes, no poll lists were kept.
That ?J?rne of the county commit
tees qultetly assume that intention to
commit frauds was absent from the
primary, that while the primary was
free and easy the irregularities were
no greater than usual and that the
public should let bygones be bygones
will not remove from the public mind
suspicion that the primary as now
conducted may not be relied upon as
a safe method of obtaining a true ex
pression of the popular will.
In eighteen years the vote In State
primaries Increased from 87,500 to
107,000?the total Increase bolng
about 19,500 from 1892 to 1910.
Then ,ln two years, to 1912, the
total vote Increased about 34.000.--The
The implicit confidence that many
people have In Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy Is
founded on their oxeprlence In the
use of that remedy and their knowl
edge of the many remarkable cures
of colic, dlarrbo*B and dysentery that
It has effected. For snle by all deal
8 STATE P118S COMMENT. 8
An Old Story.
In an editorial article demanding
that the race track at Havre de Grace
be closed, the Baltimore Sun says:
"Under the guise of a very simple
act to aid the Itelair fair, the gates
were opened wide and the gamblers
flocked down upon Maryland like
harpies. There is an atmosphere of
deceit and fraud around the whole
affair. Members of the Hartford dele
gation declare amendments were
smuggled through. Gov. Goldsbor
ough says he was grossly deceived as
to the effect of the bill, and had he
known the truth, would certainly have
vetoed the measure. The first month's
racing made Havre de Grace notorious
as a gambling centre. Our citizens are
appalled at the prospect of Maryland
becoming the biggest gambling state
in tii? ea&l."
The Btory from Maryland !s an old
one. Experience in every state where
racing has been allowed in late years
has proved the impossibility of restor
ing the turf as it was known half a
century ago. Racing by running
horses has come to be simply a
gambling game. Wherever it is per
mitted it demoralises.?The State.
WATCH TOUB HAIR, LADIES
Eternul Ticrilance is the Price of Lux
uriant and Radiant hair.
If dandruff germs are devouring the
nourishment that belong to the hair, it
will soon begin to fall. Furthermore
it will lose its life and lustre and will
become dull, faded and even gray.
If you have any signs of dandruff, go
right to your druggist today and get a
60 cent bottle of PARISIAN Sape. This
delightful hair tonic Is guaranteed by
Laurens Drug Co. to kill dandruff
germs, clean the head of filthy dand
ruff, stop falling hair and itching scalp
and preserve the color and beauty, or
money back. And it does just what it
is guaranteed to do and that's why its
sales are so enormous the countrv
over. PARISIAN Sage is the favorite
of refined women. One bottle proves
Chickens For Sale?Kellestraw 8. C.
White Oppington cockerels $1.50 each;
Barred Plymouth Rock cockerels $1.50;
each; 8. C. White Leghorns cockerels
$1.00. All large and fine stock. Mrs.
J. S. Bennett, Laurens, fc". C. 9-lt
Oats For Sale?100 bu::hcls of im
proved Appier oats. Home raised ana
rust proof. The kind that make large
yields. Price 85c per bushel. Apply to
D. E. Todd, Laurens Rt. No. 1.
Bull for Sale?One Registered Jer
sey Bull, 2 years old, no bad traits,
well grown to age and very gentle.
Price $35.00. Apply to D. E. Todd, Rt.
1, Laurens. S. C.
Lost?On streets of Laurens Satur
day $63 in currency (three $20 bills,
one $2 bill and one $1 bill). A liberal
reward will be paid for its return to
Farm for Rent?Good 4-horse farm
for rent, good pasture and fine bot
tom lands, 4 miles from Clinton, 6
miles from Laurens, on North Creek.
References requested from parties I
do not know. Apply to Dr. W. C. Irby,
Laurens. S. C. 8-2t
Canvassers Wanted?To handle the
New Fibre Broom, the best House
Broom ever put on a market. .Write
for particulars. Bartlett Brush
Works, Elmira, N. Y. 7-3t-pd
Wanted?Three or four connecting
rooms on the ground floor. Address
"Rooms" care The Advertiser.
..For Sale?Cows fresh in milk, $35.
00 to $50.00. Berkshire Pigs, $3.00
to $5.00?Address, RiverBide Farm.
Woodruff, S. C.
We are having a number of enquir
ies for small farms and those who
have them for sale will do well to give
them now to the Laurens Trust Co.
Wanted Agents to sell the best
smoothing irons on the market, every
home should have one, will sell con
tracts by the township, any hustling
man, woman, boy or girl can sell them.
Write Lock Box No. fi2 or see J. Lee
Langston at J. H. Sullivan's store.
We are showing some splendid new
patterns in Buffets and Sideboards,
and the prices are sure to please you.
S. M. Sc H. H. Wilkes & Co.
Gasoline and Kerosene
Sold in air-tight Iron Drums.
Convenient to handle. Deliver in
small quantities in city.
R. N. Eichelberger
Agent Gulf Refining
Greenville, Spartanburg and An
derson Railway Company.
Schedule Between Anderson, S. C, and Greenwood,
S. C, effective Sept. 22, 1912.
6:40 a. M.
8:20 a. m.
10:45 a. M.
1:15 p. m.
4:20 p. m.
7:05 p. m.
6.00 a. m.
8:20 a. m.
10:15 a. m.
2:10 p. M.
4:10 p. m.
8:00 p. m.
8:15 a. Mi
7:46 a. M.
10:00 a. Mi
11:50 a. Mi
3:60 u\ m.
6:05 p. m.
9:45 p. m.
Between Anderson, S. C, and Belton, S. C, (In ad
dition to Through Service Between
Anderson and Greenwood.)
8:30 A. M.
12:35 P. m.
2:20 P. m.
5:00 P. m.
8:00 P. m.
9:15 P. m.
9:05 a. m.
1:20 p. m.
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6:25 p. m.
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10:00 p, m.
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5:25 p. m.
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