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I LOCAL AND PERSONAL MENTION. |
Mr. Joe Pearce, or Waterloo, was
In the city yesterday.
Mr. John T. Robertson, of Clinton,
was a visitor in the city yesterday.
Mrs. Etta Dorroh, of Gray Court,
l visited relatives In the city las: week.
Mr. W. R. Cheek, of Gray Court,
was a visitor in the city yesterday.
Mr. Jack Drumniond, of Greenville,
is spending several days in the city.
Mr. Josh Young, of the vicinity of
Ware Shoals, was in the city yester
Mr. and Mrs. Nat Austin, of Trinity
Ridge, were shopping In the city yes
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Davis, of
Princeton, were visitors in the city
Mr. and Mrs. .Kugene Simpson, of
War?: Shoals, were shopping in the
Rev. C. F. Rankin and Mr. C. W.
Tune attended the meeting of synod
in Columbia last week.
Mr. Charlie Simpson, the edlcient
mail carrier of Ware Shoals, \v;u a
visitor In the city yesterday.
Mrs. C. A. Foster and children, of
Timmonsvllle, aro visiting Mrs. Mos
ter'smother, Mrs. W. T. Dorroh.
Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Wright and chil
dren of Woodruff spent the week-end
in tho city with Mrs. W. T. Dorroh.
Mr. H. C. Fleming loft yesterday
by automobile for Columbia, ?vhere he
will be at the fair for several days.
Mr. and Mrs. D. il. Counts spent
Sunday with Mlrs. OountS1 parents,
Maj. and Mrs. 11 art zog In Greenwood.
Mis. W. H. Anderson delightfully en
tertained the Social Club Thursday
afternoon. After games were played,
delightful refreshments were served.
Mr. Mott Ilartzog. who was par
alyzed hero several weeks ngo
while visiting Mr. and Mrs. Counts,
is now Improving In Greenwood and is
able to be on the streets.
Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Wilkes. after a
honeymoon spent in Florida and Cuba,
have returned to Laurens and are at
home for a few weeks at the residence
of Col. and Mrs. H. Y. Simpson.
The many friends of Mr. Jesse
Vance wero glad to see him on the
streets of Laurens again this week.
Ho is now making his home In Char
leston, where he Is engaged In the
Mr. and Mrs. Mack Monroe, opent
several days In the city this week on
their way from the north, where they
had spent a happy honeymoon, and
continued to their future home In
Mr. J Thos. Garrett, of near Gray
Court, made his annual visit to Lau
rens Monday and paid his tax, his
subscription to The Advertiser and
attended to other business affairs us
ually attracting his attention upon
these visits. Mr. Gnrrett's subscrip
tion to The Advertiser lacked about
six months of being expired, but he
paid it up for another year anyhow.
Ho set an example that The Advertis
er would like for all of its subscrib
ers to emulate.
NEW COUNTY SCHEMES
Propositions Involved by Which Coun
ty would Gain from Lexington and
Lose to "MnsgroTe."
Newberry, Oct. 26.?A party of
Newberrians went down to Chapln
yesterday in autos to talk with the
citizens there about the proposed ad
dition of that portion of Lexington
county to Newberry. In the party
were Fred H. Domlnlck, H. L. Parr.
Jno. M. Klnard, Cannon G. Dlease.
Eugene S. Werts. W. B. Waldrop. C.
E. Summer of Newberry and Dr. C. T.
Wyche of Prosperity. Forty or fifty
of the citizens of Chapln met with
the Newberry party in the school
building. Win. M. Wilson of Peak
was chairman of the meeting, and
Mr. Frick was secretary. The New
berry delegation assured the meet
ing that they would be delighted to
welcome the people of Chapln into
the county and thought it would be a
matter of mutual benefit if they
should come in. Tho Chapln men had
very little to say In the meeting.
Charles P. Robinson made a short
talk, in which he said that he had
not thought much auout the matter
and had not made up his mind about
it and did not know how he would
vote were the proposition submitted.
That appeared to express pretty cor
rectly the feeling in Chapln. On mo
tion the chairman was authorized to
appoint a committee of five to can
vass the situation and ascertain the
feeling of the territory proposed to
be cut off into Newberry and to as
certain as far as practicable the
wishes of the people Interested; this
committee to be appointed at the leis
ure of the chairman and to make
report to a subsequent meeting. The
committee will ascertain as far as it
can what portion of the people
wish to remain with Lexington, what
portion wish to become a part of Rich
land and what portion wish to come
There has been talk some time
among the people of Peak and the ad
jacent country of asking for an elec
tion on the question of voting that
portion of Lexington into Newberry,
and the sentiment there is said to be
strongly in favor of the change, the
main question now being as to how to
run the line westward from Hroad
river towards Saluda.
Another county scheme Is interest
ing the people here. The people of
Clinton are very aggressiv and earn
est in pushing their scheme of - the
proposed ney county of Musgrove,
with Clinton as the capital. To get
the necessary 100 suuare miles, they
will have to cut pretty deep into New
berry county. Tlwy have already
made a survey of a line from Enoree
river to Saluda?a straight line about
30 miles long, cutting of! a strip of
Newberry about throe miles mide, in
cluding In this strip Whltmlre, KT
nards, Belfast, Dominicks, Garys.
Longshore. Vaughanvllle and so on.
Under the State constitution, not more
than 94 square miles can be taken
from Newberry as it now stands, and
the Cllntonians seem disposed to take
"all the law allows," Newberry's pres
ent area is 594. and no old county can
be reduced to less than 5>00. Of course
Newberry does not wish to lose any
portion of the county, and would be
especially sorry to lose such a line
part as that embraced in the "Mus
grove county" survey.
The cotton market was lively today:
In fact, for the past three days there
has been a lot of cotton sold here?
averaging 500 bales a day.
We have just received a handsome
line of Davenport Beds in mahogany,
Koldea oak and mission finishes, price
S. M. & E. H. WILKES & CO.
Dr. T. L. Timmerman
People's Bank Building
Laurens, S. C.
DR. CLIFTON JONES
Office in Simmon* Building
Phone: Ofnce No. 86: Residence 219.
WILLIAMS' KIDNEY PILLS
Hare you overworked your nervous syu
teni and caused trouble with your kid
neys and bladder? Have you pains In
loins, side, back and bladder? Have you
a flabby appearance of the face, and un
der the eyes? a frequent desire to pass
tirrne? If so. Williams' Kidney Pllla will
leure you?Drmrstst. Price 60c.
Williams mfc. co? prop... cu*eUnd.ObJ9
LAURENS DRUG CO.
Laurens, 8. C.
Bucklen's Arnica Salve
The Best Salvo In The World.
Kauft.-UP4 ? OVCK7 7|
NORMS' EXQUISITE CANDY
You just must try some of NORRIS' Exquisite
Candies, in order to appreciate how wonderfully
good they are.
On next Friday, November 1st, we will conduct
a free demonstration and cordially invite you to
visit our establishment and sample these delicious
This Candy for which we have the agency is the
product of America's Master candy-maker and in
addition to being far beyond any candy produced
in America, it is packed in boxes so beautiful that
they offer a feast for the eyes not soon forgotten.
Price: Eighty cents and One Dollar per pound.
Your inspection it solicited without any
obligation on your part to purchase.
Dodsort-Edwards Drug Company
Exclusive .... Agents
Laurens, S. C.
Beautiful surroundings are an asset. They do more to keep you
cheerful, to improve your working ability than anything else.
It costs no more for you to have furniture on graceful, attractive
lines than to have just the common kind.
It is only necessary for you to take a walk through our store
and see the beautiful Dressers, Desks, Music Cabinets, Chif
foners, Wardrobes, Hall Racks, Tables, Sideboards, Buffets,
China Closets, Chairs, Rockers, Parlor Suits, Dining Room Suits,
Bed Room Suits, Couches, Davenports, Pianos, Organs, Book
Cases, Brass Beds, Iron Beds, Rugs, Art Squares, Matting, Leno
hum, Window Shades, Lace Curtains, Blankets, Springs, Mat
tresses, Pictures, Mirrors, Silver Ware, Enamel Ware, Tin Ware,
Stoves, Ranges, Crockery, Brass Goods, Glass Ware, Lamps and
Fancy China, then noti e the Remarkably Low Prices that we
offer them. You will be convinced that you can afford the best
and most up-to-date IF YOU BUY FROM
S. M. & E.H. WILKES & CO.
Will The REAL FREEMEN
Uphold Wilson's Hands?
Woodrow Wilson has refused emphatically to accept contributions to
his Campaign Fund from the Interests, from corrupting influences, from
any questionable sources.
He has given us, the Democratic National Committee, to understand
that he will go into the White House with clean hands or not at all.
Who Is Getting The Money
of The Trusts?
So sure has been Wilson's stand, so well known his incor
ruptible purpose, that no private interests have dared to
approach either our candidate or his committee.
Wc h ive not been offered a penny by the trusts, and
we certainly have not solicited a penny Irom thctn. The
money of the interests is being spent againtt WiUon. No
matter (or whom?wc need not discuss that here it is now
common gossip that the money power of the nation is being
used in an attempt to defeat Woodrow Wilson.
What Is a "Peopled Campaign?"
Wc are addressing ourselves to the real freemen of
America, the upright, Progressive Voters ol the country
who are doing the work o( the nation and not the work of
trusts and bofscs..
We realize that the salvation of every righteous cause
rests with you.
Often this cry ol a People's Party or a People's President
is raised by the very forces wc seek to defeat and wh'm we
must and will defeat. Rut look to our standard and our
standard be rer and decide yourself as to which is the
People's Campaign and must, therefore, be fought with the
Woodrow Wilson Has Clean Hands
Woodrow Wilion it the cleanest man in national politics
He came of illustrious forefathers, who laid by blood and
heredity the foundation of a future P.esident through gen
eration after generation of upright record.
If Wilton is to be elected it mutt be by clean money and
there is only one source of tuch money?from the voters ol
the country who realise the importance of having a goverav
ment uninfluenced by the almighty dollar.
Wilton's handt are clean.
Will yeu uphold them?
How Much Money Will You Give?
How Much Can You Raise?
There are big campaign expenses to be met if we are to
win on Election Day in November. We muat tell the voters
of the country about Wilson, what he is, what he has done
We must thow them his record. We must show them his
platform. Wc must point out to them the feature! of his
platform which mean so much to this nation. This great
work will cost a lot of money. Wc must meet the usual
heavy toll necessary t<> present a platform and a candidate
to a hundred million. ?
Your dollar, your $.r>, your $10 your $20 is needed. And
don't mistake- -wc want the man who can only afford the
one dollar. We need him. Wc need the woman who can
Woodrow Wilson Campaign Fund
Te C. It CRANE, VUa CkaJmaa FlatM* CeaioitH**.'
TV? DeatocratU Natiemal C?ailtt?. (K>0 Muhl??? A'
At a believer In the progressive (dealt of government repra
tented In the candidacy of Woodrow Wilson for President of the
United Statet. and to the end that he msy take the office free
handed, untramiiieled. and Obllfated to none tint the people of the
country, I wish to contribute through you tfm sum of $.
toward the expenses of (juv. Wilson's campaign.
R. F. I).
only give one doilar. We believe in this kind of loyalty?
it's the kind that wins.
Let every one contribute to the Woodrow Wilson Cam
paign by the first mail, Let's have at big a fund as the cor
porations can supply the other parties For the people are
mightier even in money than the Combination! when they
A Call To Those Who Will Club
No live progressive voter can do more for Wilson's cause
than to head a list with his own Contribution and then to
have his lellow-workers and liiends swell the total with
their names and money.
II you work in an office <>r factory, mill, warehouse, on ft
railroad, ranch or farm, start the ball rolling, Line up the
Wilson men. Sign up as many contributions us you can.
And mail to us.
How To Contribute To The Wilson
Sign the Coupon in this corner and fill in the amount
you give. Then attach your money lo this Coupon and
mail today to the address given on the Coupon.
lttue all checkt, money ordert and addrett all contribu
tions to C. R. Crane, Vice Chairman Finance Committee*
Democratic National Committee, 900 Michigan Avenue,
Then write a letter to this paper giving your name at a
contributor and stating your reasons why you believe
Wood row Wilson thould.be elected President of the United
States. In this way you will be listed at a Wilton c?ntri
butor. A Souvenir Receipt, handtornely lithographed, woil
worth framing, will be tent to you. Your letter will help the
fight by encouraging yoor friends.