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LATHENS, S. ft, OCTOBER '23. 1913.
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receive the iocul news of ail the
communities in the county. Cor
respondents are requested to
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butions. Letters should not be
mulled Inter than Monday morn
Rigger ami better next year!
County fairs beat elections any day.
The county fall' was a great success
Fifty schools must have floats next
It appears as if an effort is being
made to stir up another series of sen
sational newspaper stories out of the
T. I". Vaughn case at Greenville. It
seems that some papers delight in
giving details of such unhappy
incidents. The Advertiser printed
but very little of the nauseating Myr
tle Hawkins stuff sent out from Hen
dorsonville a few months ago and It
Intends printing but little as to
Vaughn. The bare facts are bad
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Quite a different scene would have
greeted the eye of a visitor In (Jari
Ington's meadow Saturday than that of
Friday. Where Friday were thous
ands and thousands of people and
hundreds and hundreds of vehicles,
Saturday nothing was there but a
wide expanse of water. Not to be out
done In enjoying Itself by mere man.
the little river followed up the fes
tivities of Friday by a rampage of
Its own. covering the whole valley
With water. After cavorting and plung
ing over the meadow for a whole
day and part of the night, it rested
early Sunday morning and now it has
resumed Its accustomed tranquility
LET 'KM COMF1
The next circus that asks for a li
cense to show in town ought to he
charged a million dollars. Circuses
answer no good purpose, and they
take away a considerable amount' of
money that would otherwise be spent
at home for articles of value.--New
A circus is an innocent form of
amusement, largely an educational in
sltuatlon and entirely harmless. The
laborers and performers wear clothes
madn from cotton and wool raised in
the south, they eat food, both In tran
sit and at home, which comes partly
from the farms of this section and]
whatever else they buy ia a contribu
tion to the sum total of the world's
business, which is necessary for our
own prosperity. Let the circuses
come, just as long as the clowns are
funny and plenty of peanuts and
candy and pink lemonade is on tap.
Perhaps, ordinarily, Bro. Wallace feels
the same way. but he might have been
Buffering from the after effects of too
much popcorn when he wrote the
a * a
GETTING DOWN TO FACTS.
Getting right down to brass tacks,
now, one thing must be realized about
this county fair business. We might
havo a county fair every week in the
year and we might have an equally
large crowd and an equally fine ex
hibit each time and a whole lot of In
formation might be gotten out of It
and. a great many things learned, but
there remains one fact that cannot be
dodged: Unless we act upon what we
learn, there is no use learning. Know
ing-things and talking about things
do not count for much unless some
thing Is done. It is agreed every
where in this county and jc. other
counties and in other states that some
hind.'of stock raising is necessary to
attain to any great amount of success
in farming In the south and that in
tensive farming is equally as neces
sary.; With the high cost of living
and I the reduced amount of labor,
things have changed in the past de
cade and a change is imperative in
the south, If farming is to bring the
returns which the labor Justifies. We
all know this and we all discuss It
and but a very few act upon lt. T'
seems to us, that with the lessons of
the past two years before us, ono year
a big crop and low prices and the
other a short crop and picdlum low
prices, that It would be realized as
a Tact not to. bo disputed that the
southern farmer must raise something
else In quantity besides cotton and
that what cotton he raises must be
raised by progressive methods. As
every farmer in Laurens county Is
(Irmly convinced of this fact, it seems
to us that they would take some ac
tion upon what they know and turn
about and start anew, diversifying the
agricultural products and raising more
hoists, cattle, hogs, sheep, chickens
etc. As a last argument that the
south is the place to raise cattle for
other parts of the world, read the edi
torial In the Scientific American in
another column on this page. The
people of tho country are expecting
us to supply it with food as well as
clothing and we should rise to the oc
casion and help ourselves as well as
them. So let's begin this fall to put
in practice what we know about farm
ing and quit doing nothing but talk.
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WHERE THANKS ARE DUE.
Mr. W. D. Byrd was very anxious
yesterday to ask The Advertiser to
thank all those who so liberally con
tributed by their means and by their
hands to the success of the fair. Wo
think it is about time that Mr. Byrd
be thanked. While he has certainly
been thanked Individually and per
sonally by many for his Interest and
untiring efforts in behalf of the fair,
still we know that no official thanks
have been tendered him for unless he
calls a meeting of the directors to
pass em, there Is no place for any
official thanks to come from. As Mr.
Hyrd certainly Is not going to call a
meeting to thank himself, we think
that it would not be out of place for
The Advertiser, on the part of the
people of the county, to thank Mr.
Byrd for his splendid efforts In mak
ing the fair what It was. Mr. Byrd
deserves the thanks of every one who
attended and those who did not. Tho
same thing might be said and is said
of John D. W. Watts. C. A. Power,
W. It. McCuen and numbers of others
who worked so hard to make the
fair a success. These men worked
like Trojans for weeks before the fair
and their efforts were surely not with
Special Tatbe Woekl).
Mr. Lavender announces that the
Bathe Weekly film this week. for
Thursday, Includes several tine scenes.
Among them are thw wreck of the
Central of Georgia crack train at
Dansville, 111., a cracking good motor
boat race at Cambridge, Md., and a
base ball game on the polo grounds at
New York. For Friday, he will have
a special reel which should please the
children, ? .Mary had a Little Lujj>b."
If you have young children you
I.ave perhaps noticed that disorders of
the stomach are their most common
ailment. To correct this you will find
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tab
lets excellent. They are easy and
pleasant to take, and mild and gentle
in effect. Fol* sale by all dealers.
MEETING OF CIVIC LEAGUE.
Ladies Determined to huve Money with
Which to Carry on Gielr Work.
The Civic League Is In danger of
going into the hands of a receiver, so
it Is said, and a meeting is to be held
Friday afternoon at four o'clock to
devise ways and means of securing
more money to ward of? the impending
danger. The meeting Is to be held In
the Methodist church and every mem
ber or every person who Is desirous
of becoming a member of this useful
society is urged to be present. Some
money has to he gotten and the ladies
have doclded to have it. A kind of
council of war will be held and every
one who is willing to assist In carry
ing the league's Ideas into effective
usefulness is Invited and urged to at
tend. This Is going to be no cut and
dried affair, but real work Is going to
be done In order to put the league's
finances In proper shape. For fear,
however, that the members might get
the Impression thai a collection Is
going to be taken up, It might be said
that this is not going to be done. but.
Instead of contributing themselves,
the ladles are planning some way to
make somebody else put up the money.
So. all those who enjoy teasing the
coin away from tho "old man" are
expected to be on hand and help out
in the cause.
Getting right down to facts, the la
dies are planning to give an entertain
ment of some kind and they want all
the members to be on' hand to help
A Postal will bring Trial Treatment
and a History of Famous reople.
MI-O-NA Stomach Tablets surely do
end all Indigestion and stomach misery
and to prove It we will send a trial
treatment, an Interesting booklet, and
tell you exactly how to banish all
stomach trouble and put your stomach
in fine shape or not a cent to pay.
Just say on a postal or In a letter.
'.Send me free trial treatment of MI
O-NA" and you will never be sorrv
I ?address Booth's Ml-o-na. Bngalo, JL
I Y. Laurens Drug Co. guarantees them.
WITH THE CORRESPONDENTS.
(Continued from Page One.)
den, Power, Culbcrtson and Martin
were also successful contestants. IJut
the prize that Is appreciated the most
highly was won by a little farmer
lad. of 14 when his 27 months old colt
touk the blue ribbon for the best sad
dle mare. Today, as the blue ribbon
dangles in front of the eyes of the boy
the colt could not be bought at any
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Martin, who
have been sojourning in Greensboro
for the past few months, have return
ed to their native state. Mrs. Martin
has been visiting relatives here for
the past few days. She was joined by
Mr. Martin Saturday aiuf after a visit
to their grandmother, Mrs. Allison,
they returned to their home In Clin
ton, where Mr. Martin holds a respon
sible position at Lydia Mills.
Mr. Clyde Martin, the competent
cloth room overseer of Monaghan
mills, of Greenville. was shaking
hands with his friends here Saturday.
He also has a smiU> like. Andy Boyrt's
"that won't wear off" for two little
black-eyed girls, as much alike as
the proverbial "two peas", have come
to his home also. The friends and
relatives of the mother will be glad
to hear that she and the twins are get
ting on nicely. "Uncle John" has
now the distinction and honor of hav
ing two sets of twin grand children,
the 2-year-old boys o: Mr. Griff Fin
ley and the new arrivals at his
daughter's, Mrs. Martin.
Dr. H. C. Wofford and Mr. Will
Wofford, of Woodruff, Mr. and Mrs.
Jim Keith, of Columbia. Messrs. Cliff
Cunlngham, of Mountvllle and C. A.
Power, of Laurens, were among those
who came to see their kinsman. Mr.
Wofford. during his illness.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Flnley visited
the latter's sister, Mrs. Wright, of
Mr. Marvin Uoper. of Tumbling
Shoals, was the week-end guest of
his sister. Mrs. Thad Moore.
Mr. Pitts Drown Is now getting out
some splendid poplars preparatory to
shipping to Germany.
Mr. R. J. Langston was among
those who laughed ni Mutt and Jeff
Money to Loan.
If you want to hold your cotton see
us. Home Trust Co.. Laurens, S. C.
GENTLEMEN OF THE JURY.
Jurors Drawn for First Work of No
vember Term of the Court of Com
The jury commissioners have drawn
jurors to ser<\ during the first week
of the court of common pleas, which
will convene November 4th. Judge R.
Withers Memmingcr, of Charleston,
will preside The only case of any
general Importance will be that of
Tucker vs the Clinton Cotton Mill.
In which the mill Is being sued for
$60.000 for the death of the two little
Tucker boys In the company's mill
pond last year. The Jurors are as
Laurens?T. J. Irwin. T. J. Weeks,
R. H. Donaldson. W. H. Knight. H. L.
Madden. Geo. N Franks, J R, Reld,
R. L. Young.
Dials?M W. Gray. Jr.u A Thora
ason, W. K. Chapman, Homoi Hen
drlx. C. B. Owings, T. T. Andrews
Youngs?C. R. Bobo. John S. Todd,
S. E. Thackston, A. J. Owens, N. G.
Scufftotown?O. L. Hunter, Russell
E. Poole. G. W. Cunningham.
Jacks?I^ee I. Spoon, T. R. Nabors.
George M. Nabors
Hunter?Edgar Todd. William L.
Cross Hill?E. A. Adams
Waterloo?John W. Abrams, L. C.
Culbertson, John W. Cooper.
Sullivan-J. R. Pitts, ?R. M. Dolt,
J. M. Sumerel.
That's the Proper Way to Pronounce
IIYOMF.I, tlie Famous Catarrh Item
edy Made from Australian Eucalyp
tus and Other Antiseptics?Just
The Laurens Drug Co Is authorized
to refund purchase price to any dis
satisfied customer. Complete outfit
$1.00; extra bottle. 50 cents.
Entries from Greemllle.
Among the entries at the county
fair those made by Mr. Carl Wharton
deserve especial mention Inasmuch as
they were brought all the way from
Greenville for this one purpose. Mr.
Wharton, who Is now Ifvrng In Green |
vllle though atlll about tnree-flfths
Laurens-man,, has always taken great
Interest In thlnga that tend to the up
building of the county and though liv
ing a long distance away, he was on
hand bright and early to place his
pride products on exhibit. He won
several of the prises.
Here is a woman who speaks from
personal knowledge and long ex( erl
ence, viz., Mrs. P. H. Drogan, of Wls
Son. Pa., Who say?. "I know from ex
perience that Chamborlaln's Couhg
Romody Is far'superior to any other.
For croup there Is nothing that excels
it." For sale by all dealers.
Other Election Manager*.
In addition to the election managers
already printed In another part of this
paper, the following managers havo
been named by the election commis
Cook Store?S. M. Thompson, F. M.
Morris E. P. Patton.
Cray's Store?J. F. Mclntire, B. Q.
Sprouse, J. S. Bailey.
Stewart's Store?W. R. Sloan, J. 1'.
Qoodwln, H. H. Prior.
Young's Store?.Jesse Cheek, R. O.J
Harris, Ralph Hobo.
Cook's Store?\V. B. Cooper, W. P. I
Coker, J. B. Cook.
dray's Store?B. B. Gossetl.M. M.
Whltaker, Edward Flncher.
Stewart's Store?Jas. D. Stewart,
Claude B. Leonard, Laurens Hughes.
Youug's Store.?Sain Riddle, Jot
Abercronibie. W. W. Wallace, Jr.
Women and men who use Parisian
Sage can be sure their hair will never
Parisian Sage will preserve the na
tural color of the hair; stop It from
becoming faded and lifeless, and by
nourishing the hair root give to the
hair a lustre and radiance that com
i aristan Sake stops falling hair;
banishes dandruo- ma?;es the scalp
clean and free from Itchlness and pro
motes a growth of heavy hair.
Large bottle 50 cents at dealers
everywhere. Sold by Laurens Drug
Co. on money back if dissatisfied plan.
Valuable Land For Sale.
We will sell to the highest bidder
on Tuesday the 12th of November two
tracts of land cut off of the late home
place of W. L. Hopkins.
Tract No. 1. contains 128 acres, more
or less, and It contains the dwelling,
barn, cotton house, store house ser
vants house In the yard and two ten
ant houses with 2 goou wells of wa
ter on the place.
Tract No. 2 contains 101 acres, more
or less, of very valuable farming land
and has one good tenant house on
it, stables and cotton house, good well
of water. Both the above tracts of
land lie well and are in a high state
of cultivation, one mile from Rabun
church and school. This land is on
the main public road to Greenville
and also on the road leading to Pelzer
by Dunklln's Bridge.
Terms of Sale: one-third cash, the
balance secured by mortgage with In
terest at 7 per cent per annum.
Remember the date. Tuesday, Nov.
12, at 11 o'clock to be sold at the
late home of W. L. Hopkins.
R. .1. & .1. L. Hopkins.
For Sale?Three horse farm, with
I good tenant houses and near church
I es and schools, four miles from Ware
Shoals. Rents for 2,000 pounds. Ad
dress Mrs. Anna West. Ware Shoals,
S. C. 12-lt-pd
Boarders Wanted -Convenient to
square. Large comfortable rooms, all
modern conveniences, good fare. Ap
ply at this olilce. 12-lt-pd
For Sale?One nice 1-year-old black
mare mule, well broke and gentle.
Price very reasonable. Julius M. Todd.
Gray Court, Route 3. 13-lt
Turkeys for Sale-Illinois mam
moth big-bone bronze turkeys for j
sale. Took prize at county fair.
Price?youn" to? $5.00, young hen
$3.00. Apply to Mrs. J. A. Davenport,
Mountvllle, S. C. 13-2t-pd
Gold Pin Found -One gold pin bear
ing initials "W. L, S." Owner can have
same by calling at Advertiser office
and paying for this ad. 13-lt
For Sale?Fine Berkshire pigs, six
weeks old. $3.50 a piece, $6.00 a pair.
Apply O. L. Hunter. Ora S. C. 13-lt-pd
Great Incubntor Bargain?210 egg
celebrated Petaluma'Incubator. Price
$18.50, none better. Will deliver to
your station for $15.00. Only twenty
on hand. Order before they nre all
sold. Jacobs & Co., Clinton, S. C.
THE VERY BEST LAUNDRESS
seldom makes a success of It when
it comes to handling men's shirts,
collars and cuffs. She doesn't seem
to get the knack of doing thorn prop
|erly however often she may try. We
have the knack. Send us your linen
j and see what a fine finish we put on,
and how spotlessly white we make it.
Send It this week.
LAURENS STEAM LAUNDRY.
WILLIAMS' KIDNEY PILLS
Have you overworked your nervous eya
tem and caused trouble with your kid
ney* and bladder? Have you pains In
lolne. aide, back and bladder? Have you
a flabby appearance of the face, and un
der the eyea? A frequent desire to paaa
urine? If ao, William*' Kidney Pills will
fcure you?DriiRKlat, Price 60c.
Williams mfc. co.. Prop... Cleveland.ou?
LAURENS DRUG CO.
Laurens, S. C
I EXPERT I
1 Mechanicfb Charge I
fOwners of Automobiles in this County ^
are advised that Mr. W. T. Wesson is in Y
<|> charge of our ^
4 Rapair Department <g
<|> in the Repair Business which I recently <|>
^ bought from Mr. W. P. liudgens. He has #
^ been in the Automobile business for years and ^
fis fully competent to turn out the very best ^>
work at Moderate Prices, dive us a trial and ^
t Wham Brothers Garage
% LAURENS, S. C.
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
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.
Home Ti ust Company \
N. B. DIAL, C. H. ROPER,
President. Sec. & Treas.
LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA
Stnto of South Carolina,
County of Laurons.
In tho Probate Court:
W. C. Irby, T. D. Darlington and R.
A. Cooper, executors of the last will
and testament of Talulah IrWy Jones,
Mrs. Rosa I. Caino, et al., Defend
Pursuant to decree of the court
In the above stated case, I will sei!
at public outcry, to the highest bid
der, at Laurens Court House, S. C, on
salesday In November next, being
Monday the 4th day of the month,
during the legal hours for such sales,
the following described real estate, to
wit: Ail that tract, piece or parcel
of laud, situate, lying and being in the
county and state aforesaid, containing
two hundred and ninety-five (295)
acres, more or less, bounded by lands
of Dr. W. C. Irby. Dr. It. P. Posey,
Mrs. Janle Clarke, J. II. Sullivan,
I right of way of Charleston & Wes
tern Carolina Railway, et al, the same
being situate one and one-half miles
south of Laurens court house, on pub
lic road leading from Laurons court
house to Milton. Tho said tract of
land will be sold first as a whole;
second In small tracts ranging from
about two acres to twenty-live acres,
and the bid which Is most advanta
geous to the hrd?-u law will ho ac
cepted as the hlghost bid for the prop
erty. A plat of name can bo ? seen at
the office of C. A. Power, surfeyor. or
at the olllce of the Judge of Probate
for Laurena county. Terms of sale
one-third cash, halanco in one and
two years, secured by bond of the
purchaser and mortgage of the prem
ises sold, with Interest at the rate of
eight per centum per annum. Pur
chaser to pay for papers, with leave
to the purchaser to pay his entire bid
O. O. THOMPSON,
ll-3t For Laurens Co., S. C.
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wire frign you need MOTTS NERVEIUME
PILLS. They renew the normal vigor and
make lifo worth living. Be .?u. ?oi *tk for
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W1IUAMS MFC CO.. rW?., CU~W. OU?
hkVBMn* DBCa CO.
Lira re na. 8. C
The State Fair. |
Indications are that the South,
Carolina State Fahr. October I Ith
to November 2, will be tho targeat
In th? history of the Society.
Columbia Is preparing for the
Kreut gathering of the people of the
Red Iron Racket. $45,000.00 stock of
general merchandise on sale now. Iluy
here nod make money easy. J. C.
Hums & Co.