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50 N. 23rd, St., Philadelphia, Pa.
Nice tract of 9 acres with a new 6-room cot
tage and barn at Cold Point known as the Dr.
Good 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 place, at
$40.00 per acre.
100 acres, fine farm, known as Polly Franks'
place, four miles above Laurens.
167 acres in Spartanburg county, near Mus
grove Mill. See us at once for prices.
113 acres of land known as Monroe land, join
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47 acres near Tumbling Shoals, and Prospect
church, known as Watkin's Place. See us at once.
Home Trust Company
N. B. DIAL, C. H. ROPER,
President. Sec. & Treas.
LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA
Greenville, Spartanburg and An
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Mayor Gibbes Issues llemarkablc
Statement and nciiinuds Tliat Critics
Come on With "Recall."
Columbia, Oct. 3.?Wade Hampton
Gibbes. mayor of Columbia, today is
sued a remarkable Statement to the
public in which he states very plain
ly that he is tired of unofficial crit
icism. "Come on with your recall.
Get up your petition. I am ready to
justify the record or to retire for a
better man." says Mayor Gibbes in his
statement to the public.
"Your mayor is tired of covert
threats," says Mayor Gibbes In his
statement, "Come out into the open.
Ilefore condemning, will you not in
"A newspaper adviser privately said
'Pay no attention to unofficial and
anonymous criticism,' and yet soon
writes an editorial on 'information'
without even viewing the records or
appearing before council with a com
"Unsigned newspaper criticism is
"Public service in Columbia seems
to be public opproblum.
"Your friends expect wonders?
your enemies expect to see miracles
?your newspapers criticise without ;
knowledge?your poor Importune?
your 'blind tigers' rage?your 'drug
dispensers' make their clubs sell
damnation on Sundays, while they
rub their holy palms in charity and
roll their twisted tongues around the
audible syllables of "salvation'?your
debauchees to pawnshops and loan
offices bay the moon and heg for char
ity, but refuse ever for reward to give
evidence to convict.
"You tread on sotnehody's toes ev
ery day; on somebody's toes some
day, and the lawbreakers say Kind
the man, excuse me, or you are rot
"Your motor car friends and fiends
break the traffic laws and criticise
other lawbreakers, then crawl and
1 j whine when convicted and fined
[ 'pud Shakespeare'
'The galled Jade whines.'
> "Now the gallant malefactor
', grieves, the true sport pays the price,
I but there are few true sports.
> "Can any law be administered to
the satisfaction of everybody?
I "The individual grievance is always
in evidence! the general benefit is sel
"Does any good and high man want
the ofllce of mayor of Columbia?
Let him come Mid give a bond and
guarantee to sacrifice himself and
serve the city in spite of false crit
icism while upholding tin' law and
clean politics and he may have my
resignation in his favor.
! "I love a bravo clitic who consults
: and cites the record, offers a remedy
j and gives his name. 1 hate the clog
i on the wheels of progress, who cites
! hearsay and who pours sand on tin
track when speed is needed to over
: come inertia.
"This is to my friends and enemies
who think that they can do better
than I am doing as mayor of Co
lumbia. 1 invite them to test the re
call, the referendum or the initiative.
I am tired of sec rot threats?I love
an open light, and I want a chance
before the people to make g .1 or to
be retired. If they want nie to fight
! for them, 1 am wedded their good
land am ready for the daily fray.
"If there is anything behind the
daily growl, i want the hydra to nhow
jl "Come on with the recall. Get up
your petition. | am ready to justify
j the record oi retire for a bettor man
"According to the advices of the
1 former city attorney, Hennct, 'Get your
attorney; you will get no advice from
me uxcepi to keep inside tho law. Do
not break it expecting me to Intel'?
I pose. Me prepared to pay the price.
j "Peace rules may he had from the
I "The mayor has no power over tho
I recall. Executive and judicial pow
ers are divorced.
"I want to serve Columbia; do the
people want me to serve her?
Buy a Good Farm or ? Timber Tract
in South Georirla,
Write today for my booklet of "one
hundred farms and timber tracts for
ale." in the banner counties of Thomas
IIrooks. Grady, Dccntur. and Mitchell.
Large tracts, smnll tracts, improved or
? improved, fino level sandy loam and
red pebbly land with red clap subsoil.
bor abundant, liest roads In Georgia,
?>?t cotton lands in the South, good
neighborhoods, schools and churches,
pure free stone and artesian water,
plenty hog and hominy, saw mill tim
ber, turpentine locations, cm over
lands, colonization lands, fine stock
raising section, city property paying
H? per cent and over.
Write me what you want and I will
answer by early mail describing the
property which you want.
Yours to serve.
W. K. CRAIOM1LES,
1 9-3t Thomasville. Ga.
* SUNDAY SCHOOL QUESTIONS. *
(Copyright, 1910, by Rev. T. S. Lln
seott. 1). D.)
Clean and Unclean. Mark vtl: 1-23.
Golden Text?For the kingdom of
God is not moat and drink, but right
GOUsnesB and peace and joy in the
Holy Ghost. Rom. xiv:17.
(1.) Verso I?Why did those Phari
sees and scribes come from Jerusalem
to Interview Jesus?
iL'.) Why had the hierarchy at Joru
snleuj become actively hostile to Jo
i;!.) Versos 2-4?What is the point of
Jesus' objection to the custom of the
.lows concerning the ceremonial wash
ing of hands and utensils?
(1.) To wash our hands when they
are soiled is but cleanly, hut what is
th" use of washing hands when they
arc already clean, and what sense is
there In any ceremonial tradition
which so requires?
(5.) What ceremonies or traditions
arc there obsorved today by Christian
people that you regard as worthless?
(6.) What evil effects are brought
about by useless forms or ceremonies?
(7.1 Versos f?-fi? Why did not the dis
ciples of Jesus observe "the traditions
of the elders?"
(8.) How much value do you give to
n ceremonial religion when the hearts
of the devotees are rot true to God?
('.?.! Of how much service as worship
are spoken prayers and good hymns
Well sunn If the hearts of the WOf
shippors arc not loyal to God?
(10.) What is. a. hypocrite, in this
iiire I (This is one of the questions
which may lie answered in writing by
members of the club.)
(11.) Verses 7-S?What Is the solo
tost of the value of any ceremony or
( 12.) If a man puts his trust in any
ceremony or church or other custom
as a saving ordinance is it possible
for him, or not, and why, at the sat. <;
time to worship the true God?
(13.) Verse !)?It is a respectable
modern custom to attend church.
Would you say. or not. and why, that a
person who hoops up this custom in
place of giving himself to God "rejects
the commandment of Cod"?
(14.) Versos 10-13?Is there any law
and if so what law which will justify
a man for the nonsnpport of Iiis aged
father or mother? Give your reasons.
(IB.) What do yo uundorstnnd by
this word "("urban," which seems to
stand for some oath, that would re
lease a son from the requirements of
God's law to care for his parents?
(It'?.) oVrses L4-1.B?What is moral
defilement, and how is it produced?
(17.) Verse It!.?What are spiritual
"oars," and how may they be secured?
(IS.) oVrses 17-19 What is the dif
ference between moral and physical
(lit.) Verses 20-23?What is the
meaning of each of the sins which Je
sus here mentions?
(20.) What is the moral diff> 0I1CO
between a man that has these sins in
his henrl and does not outwardly
show them and one who also mani
fests thom outwardly?
Lesson for Sunday, Get. 20, 1912.
Mission to the Gentiles. Mark vll:24
30; Matt. vlii:5-13.
Bible Question Club
i I have read the Suggestiv? Ques
tions on the Sunday School Lesson
published In The Advertiser, also
> Lesson itself for Sunday
. 191.. I
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.Notice to Creditors.
All persons holding claims Rgainsl
the estate of Margaret M. Dial, de
ceased, are hereby notified and re
quired to present them to me at my
Ttce at Laurens. S. ('.. duly proven,
on or before the 17th day of October,
1012, or be forever barred.
W. B. KNIGHT.
Sept. 2.'?, 1912.
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