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Nice tract of 9 acres with a new 6-room cot
tage and barn at Cold Point known as the Dr.
Gooa* Farm of 142 acres near Barksdale Sta
tion with dwelling, two tenant houses and out
buildings, known as James Todd Place. A bar
gain at $18.00 per acre.
Good 6-room house and lot in city of Laurens
near square. House in good repair. A bargain
30 acre, fine Farm, all in cultivation, one mile
of Princeton fronting Dr. Gilkerson's pUce, at
$40.00 per acre.
100 acres, *ne farm, known as Polly Franks'
place, four milus above Laurens.
167 acres in Spartanburg county, near Mus
grove Mill. See us at once tor prices.
113 acres of land known as Monroe land, join
ing lands of T. J. Mahon. See us for prices.
47 acres near Tumbling Shoals, and Prospect
church, known as Watkin's Place. See us at once.
j Home Trust Company
N. B. DIAL, C. H. ROPER,
President. Sec. & Treaa.
LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA
Greenville, Spartanburg and An
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Schedule Between Anderson, S. C, and Greenwood,
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IN AIKEN COUNTY
Hugh C Long. BepreseaUtJve-Elect
Shoots Major of Wagener as Result |
of Political Strife.
Wagener, Sept. 28.?Tonight the
!Ri!e twn of Wa*jA?er, Alken county,
l|es within the throes of a disorderly
and turbulent condition never beforo
?xperlenccd In Its entire history. The
condition arises from the fact that
in a personal encounter this after
noonabout 6 o'clock on the business
piare of the town, Hugh Long, rep
resentative-elect from Aiken county,
(hot and probably mortally wounded
Flckens Gunter, president of the Bank
of Wagener and one of the county's
oldest and most prominent citizens.
The wounded man is a first cousin
to R. L. Gunter, who Is prosecuting
nttorney of this, the second, judicial
Eye-wltinesses to the tragedy are |
silent and suspicious and refuse to |
discuss the matter. But this much is
clear. About 6 o'clock this afternoon
the two combatants who were bitter
political enemleB.met In front of the I
local branch of the Bank of Western
Carolina and bitter Invectives were
hurriedly exchanged and before any
one could realize what was transpir
ing the two men had clashed.
A relative of the wounded man,
Ray Gunter, a political friend of
Long, rushed In and apparently en
deavored to separate the combantants.
And It was at this time that Bickens
Gunter was shot. Some claim that
oLng shot while Fickens Gunter
was on top of him while others state
that it was not Long who fell to the
ground In the clinch but the two]
Gun.er and that Long stood off and
fired twice at the wounded man. How
ever, all witnesses agree that two |
shots were fired. The first mi?sed;
i the second found Its mark, penetrat
ing at the left and lower portion of
the abdomen and making its exit
through the back, having passed
clearly through the -oody. The instru
ment used was a 38 calibre revolver,
Long then hastened from the scene,
not going to his own house, but to
that of a neighbor, where he re
mains barricaded at this time. Of the
12 or more persons Interviewed on
the matter all agree in venturing the
opinion that the difference between
the two men arose from a peculiar
and strained political situation which
has been existing In this county and
particularly in this section for some
Alken, Sept. 29.?After eluding a
mob of determined men bent upon
wreaking vengeance upon him after
he had shot Fickens H. Gunter, presi
dent of the Bank of Wagener, on the
streets of that town yesterday after
noon, and after suffering many hard
ships and traveling under serious dif
ficulties more than 25 miles through
the rain last night, Hugh Ixmg, mayor
of Wagener and representative-elect,
was brought to Alken this morning
by two rural pollcement and placed In
jail. Muscoe Samuels and S. K. Hoi
ley, the officers who accomplished one
of the cleverest ruses ever worked In
this county to protect a prisoner from
violence, arrived In Aiken, haggard
and worn out with the hardships of a
wild night, at 7 o'clock.
When Sheriff Rabon and his depu
ties reached Wagener last night they
found an angry mob surrounding the
louse In which Long had barricaded
himself, ix>ng, who was apparently
very glad to see the officers of the
law, was stationed on the second Moor
of the house, at the head of a narrow
stairway, armed with two loaded re
volvers and a shotgun, and holding hi
[round with a determination that con
Inccd the officers beyond doubt that
if he had been attacked by the mob
he would havo told his life dear.
Prepared for Battle.
According to tho sheriff, Ixmg had
taken up a position which he could
have held against the onslaught of
the crowd until his ammunition was
ixhausted, and before ho could have
been killed, It was apparent that he.
could have shot down at least a dozen
of the nttacklng party.
Long's wife and child, and another
family, were In the house with him
Upon his arrival Sheriff Rabon ad
dressed the crowd, but his words of |
advice wero unavailing. In a gin
house a few yards away were gath
ered a larg'- number of men. These
Long could see through a window
from his station at the head of the
stairs. Their dark forms were moving
about continuously, and occasionally
the glow of their cigars and cigar
ettes resembled the display of so many
Other men formed a cordon around
the house In which Long had taken
refuge, and the mob kept their eyes
upon the big black automobile in
which the sheriff and his men made
the trip from Aiken. thinking that the
officers would attempt to carry him
away in the machine when they would
have a bettor opportunity to make an
The sheriff, however, had no such
intention. Realizing that to attempt
to carry Long away in the face of the
mob would mean, at the very least,
the death of the prisoner, he asked the
leaders of the mob what they de
manded. They answered that they
would be satisfied if Long were kept
in Wagener until daylight?presum
ably to await word from the bed
side of Mr. Gunter, the desperately
When the sheriff informed these
men that he had no intention of try
ing to carry Ixmg away In the auto
mobile, many of those composing the
mob were satisfied and left the scene,
but neough remained to keep a pretty
close watery out. Once, when the
driver of the automobile ran the ma
chine across the road, a volley of shots
was fired over his head. Lang was
anxious to get away to a place of
At last, about midnight, one of the
deputies finding thnt the guard at the
rear of the house had relaxed its
vigilance, he reported the matter to
the sheriff, and the sheriff realizing
that this was his opportunity, told
Long to go with the two deputies.
A Clever Kose.
Long kissed his wife good bye, and
In the custody of the officers, who
themselves were heavily armed, slip
ped out of the back door and into
the woods. For 12 miles the three
men walked through the rain and
the darkness, keeping away from the
public roads and following by-paths
through the woods. They lost their
way, and were near Salley when one
of the officers realized their location.
Thirteen miles from, Aiken they se
cured a buggy, and wet to the skin,
worn and fatigued, they drove the
remainder of the way.
At Wagener, however, the sheriff
nnd his other deputies maintained
their guard of the house in which the
mob supposed Long to still be held.
This guard was kept up all night,
and this morning when those of the
mob who had been watching the big,
black automobile all night asked con
cerning Long, they were told that he
was probably in Alken by that time.
As It developed the mob had guarded
doubly against the law officers taking
Long away by automobile. On every
road leading out of the town barri
cades were placed to stop or hinder
the progress of any conveyance. Tele
graph poles were felled across the
road in several places, and in others
logs were pilled up as barriers. Late
last night before the main body of
the mob dispersed an attack was made
upon the office of the Wagener Kdlsto
News, a weekly newspaper, which
Ixmg established about a year ago
and which has been edited nnd pub
llshed by him during his residence in
With brickbats, sticks and stones
the windows and doors of the shop
were battered In, and the front of the
office completely wrelked.
You can't dodge the Malaria germ
whlL your liver is torpid, it makes
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M. A. SIMMON'S LIVER MEDICINE
Is the best protection. It puts the
liver in sound, healthy condition and
purifies the stomach and bowels Price
2fi cents per package. Sold by Lau
rens Drug Co.
HIGHER PRICES EXPECTED.
President DablrH Urges Cotton Kaisers
to iiold their Product for Higher
Prices. Relieve in 1? Cent Cotton.
Columbia, S. C, Sept. 27.?B. W.
Dahbs, president of the South Caro
lina State Farmers' Union has issued
a statement to the members in which
ho sayj that with the proper co-opera
tion that 16 cents per pound will be
secured for two-thirds of the present
"Never before that I can recall,"
says President Dabbs "have we had
better prospects of good prices for
cotton. Sixty days ago cotton sold at
111 1-2 cents per pound at Interior
points. All of a sudden 'without
rhyme or reason,' the market broke
and it continued to do down until
10 1-2 cents was reached In the local
markets. Not having tho desired ef
fect of stampeding the farmers like It
has In the past we nee It steadily go
ing up. Each day the 'wiseacres' say
It will break tomorrow. Each day
they say Liverpool should come down
6 or 7 points. Each day see the re
port that Manchester continues to
buy at higher prices than can bo paid
on this side. What does It nil moan?
"If it means anything It means that
cotton Is in demand; that organiza
tion Is tolling, or thnt there is fear
of it; that tho farmors, tho merchants
and the bankers need but to pull to
gether and we will see 15 cent cotton
for two-thirds of I his crop. It also
means that they are working together
more closely than ever before. Mar
kct slowly and the price is ours."
Saves Leg of Dor.
"It seemed that my II year old boy
would have to lose hi leg, on ROOOUftl
or an ugly ulcer, caused by a bud
bruise." wrote D. K. Howard, Aquoiic,
n. c, "Ail remedies and doctors traaj
ment failed till we tried llucklnn'H Al
nica Salvo and cured him with one
box." Cures burnt, bolls, iikln orufj
ttons, pilos, 25c at Laurens Drug Co.
and Palmetto Drug Co
Does Your Pocket Pay Interest? f
Does it give you the ?elfrespect and confidence in
the future that a gradually increasing bank account
Money in your pocket soon goes to extravagances.
Money deposited here draws 4 per cent interest.
Begin to save now. One dollar willl open a Sav
ings Account here and by adding to it regularly, you
will soon have a good, substantial bank account.
THE BANK3^ LAUREMS
WANTED COTTON SEED!
HIGHEST MARKET PRICE PAID
Buckeye Cotton Oil Company
S. G. McDANIEL, Buyer,
LAURENS, S. C.
Buy A Home With Rent Money!
The average renter pays fbr his place every eight years
but the land lord still owns it. Why Pay Rent?
YOU PAY AS RENT
125 Acren within one mile of public square, well improved. Will
cut into 10, 15 or 20 acre lots. Easy term.
46 Acres, more or less, adjoining lands of C. D. Moseley, Mrs.
Cain and others, one and three-fourth miles South of Laurens C. H.,
with good tenant house and in high state of cultivation for $45.00
One 5-room house and lot fronting on Mack Sr., containing three
fourths of acre, more or less, for $800.00. On easy terms.
One acre lot with one 2-room house and one 5-room house front
ing Jennings St. Price $700.00.
One 4-room house on lot 100 x 150 near Watts Mill for $1,100.00.
553 Acres, known as the Tom Smith Farm, between the waters
of Reedy River and Saluda, well improved. Will ?eil as a whole or
cut up to suit purchaser. Terms reasonable ?apply for prices.
127 Acres of land on Greenwood county side of Saluda River,
adjoining land of Belton Day and others. Price reasonable and terms
17ft Acres near Mt. Olivo Ohuch. Cheap and on easy terms.
One-half intercut in one of the finest lime quarries In the South.
Kour mile* of War? Shoals. Cheap on easy terms.
At $120.00 por year in 10 years. $1,581.68
At 11120.00 per year in 25 years. $6,588.72
At $240.00 per year in 10 years. $3,168.36
At $240.00 per yoar in 25 yearB. 13,167.43
We will cut any of the following into such size tracts
as you desire. We buy at wholesale and retail land out
to suit the small buyer :
Splendid farm and ginnery at Kkom, containing 100 acres, and
pood dwelling, outhouses, etc, 20 horse euglno and 40dtOrM boiler, two 60
saw gin, all In good hIiapt- on cusy terms or all cash.
About 100 Acres near Watt? Mill, known aH the Radgctt Land.
240 Acres located near Hoody IIIvnr Power Company, on Reedy
Rivor, and known M Hi? Dorroh Plane. Prloo, $12.M) to $20.00 per
tore, depending on number of acres ami location,
2!t acres at Aull'? cross roads, cheap for i|n|ok sain.
to acres MM Wattn Miiu, all Improved, for fcl.aoo, half cash.
10ft acre*, ? part Of J, n. Clardy tract, IH.00 por acre. Oet the bar
O'l acres near Ora, H fj , wiili good dwelling house and all necessary
outbuilding*, good orchard, good level html, church and school conve
nient Turms und price reasonable
14 acres near Walls Mill well inuiroveil. Hoe III for price and terms.
Several honsfeu and Iota near Welle Mill.
W* also have for sale ahoilL Twenty two Aere* of land within the
oorporate limUa of Hi* QUy p| Laurens, known (Jray? Hill, which
we wil| sail in small building lois, at reasonable prices. A good many
of Mi?-?? b.lii bavfe collages on them.
Ke-m* inlx'i Dial wi' Olli <iff any number of acres de
sired by jmih Ii.im i und give any reasonable time in which
i?> |my. W<- w.nii in makl il possible for every white
fttinwi in liRMMiw < oiuity (o <iwu Ii hi home.
Laurens Trust Company
H. A. COOPWB , I'n hblnti.
C. W. Tunic, Sec. & Treas.
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