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FOR STATE FAIR
Many Exhibit* Already Placed?
Greatest Fair Ever Held in South
Carolina Indicated. Immense Crowds
Expected, Especially Wednesday and
Thursday, the "Dig Days".
Columbia, October 26.?With the
termination of the strike of the car
men of the Columbia street Railway
yesterday the last wrinkle In the face
of prospects has been straightened out
and everything is in readiness for the
opening of the annual State Fair on
Monday morning. Indications are, with
the opening only two days off. that
this will be the largest and best State
Fair ever held, and when it Is remem
bered the magnltudu the fai s have
reached In the past years some Idea
of the bright outlook facing the coin
tea State Fair can be obtained. Noth
ing but success can be seen at this
distance for the Fair.
The fair grounds present a lively
scene today and everything Is bustle
and activity, getting ready for the
formal opening on Monday. Cattle,
horses, sheep, hogs, all other kinds of
live stock, and exhibit.-, machinery and
Kuch attractions as are usually seen
at the fair have been coining in for
the past few days* and they are being
put In piace as fast as they reach the
grounds. While there are mony final
touches to be put to tilings the time
for the throwing open of t' < gntts to
the fair ground on Mon lay morning
?will find everything ready.
Jt is expected that the display In
each department of the fair this year
will far exceed and surpass that ever
seen here at any of the former fairs.
The premium list is an attractive one
:ind has proved an added incentive to
Ibdse Who exhibit at th fair.
The livestock department of the Fair
this year, the poultry show, the bench
show, the exhibits and each and every
department is expected to measure up
to the Increased standard and give
added pleasure and profit to the thou
sands of visitors from all over South
Carolina, who will gatrer on the
grounds of the fair next week. The
races this year will be especially at
tractive and the breeding of South
Carolina blooded horses will be em
phasized by the part given to them in
the racing programme. This Is done
by the fair management with the pur
pose in view of encouraging the in
creased attention to the growing of
blooded horses in this state.
As USUali Wednesday and Thursday
will be the "big" days, but each day
Will be a large one all to Itself. Crowds
are expected to throng the fair
grounds from the time the gates open
Monday until they close at the end of
the week, and If the weather Is favor
able the expectations of the tremen
dous crowds will more than likely be
realized. The State Fair has grown
to be the one occasion In' South Caro
lina when the people from all over the
state gather In Columbia to renew ac
quaintances, to hold their unnunl re
unions and to have a general "good
time." "It's a habit with the people"
to come here, and those that keep up
the rule and make the fair and Co
lumbia a visit this year will be glad
of It; there Is also much more to see
at the fair, and then Columbia Itself
Is growing so fast that people will
hardly know the Columbia of one \ < ;ir
ago. They will feel a justifiable pride
In the splendid strides their capital
city is maning.
Clemson Cadets Coining.
The Clemson Cadets will reach the
city Monday afternoon, on two special
trains and the entire corps, 700 strong
will be encamped on the fair grounds
throughout the Week, Their tents have
already been pitched and everything
lc in sltape for their arrival. They art
one of the drawing cards of fair week
and the people of all the states will be
glad to know that they will again have
the pleasure of seeing the flue Clem
s?n corps this year.
The football team of Clemson and
the University of South Carolina Wfil
meet in a great and mighty struggle
on the gridiron at the fair grounds on ;
Thrusday of fair week. Both colleges
have line teams and the game will be
a good one and both sides are confi
dent of victory. The thousands of
alumni ?and friends of those Institu
tions will be on hand to see them play ,
and to cheer their respective favorites;
on to victory.
The new-steel building is about half
completed and will house part of the
exhibits. All the other buildings will
be filled and everything Is In readi
ness for the opening Monday.
CHARITIES AND CORRECTION.
Conference to be Held In Greenville
Next .Men lh when Distinguished
Speakers will Make Addresses.
The South Carolina Conference of
CMiarltles and Correction will meet
nert month at Greenville. Distinguish
ed speakers have been secured, includ
ing Dr. Hastings H. Hart of the Rus
sell Sage Foundation, New York; Ow
en R. Ix)veJoy, General Secretary of
the National Child Labor Committee;
Miss .lean Gordon, the noted philan
thropist of New Orleans; Mr. J. 0.
Logan, Secretary of the Associated
Charities of Atlanta: Lt. (low Chas.
A. Smith. Dr. W. P. .Jacobs and Hon.
Richard 1 Manning.
Civic Leagues, Literary Clubs, Asso
ciated Charities, Baraca Classes are
invited to send delegates. All per
sons interested In the work of charity
and reform will be welcomed to the
Conference, November 12-14.
When you have a bad cold you want
the best medicine obtainable so as to
cure it with as little delay as possi
ble. Her- is a druggist's opinion: "I
have sold Chamberlain's Cough rem
edy for fifteen yearu," says Bnos Lol
lar of Saratoga. Ind., "and consider
it the best on the market." For sale
by all dealers.
Tylcrsvllle, Oct. 28.?Rev. John R.
Rosebro. of Whltmire, delivered an
able sermon at Sandy Springs Sunday
afternoon While in the community
Mr. and Mrs. Rosebro were the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Donnan.
Mrs. T. P. Poole and son, Furman.j
visited In Laurens Sunday afternoon.!
Miss Luia Donnan and Master Koll
ert Rosebro, of Whitmlre, spent the
week-end with Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Donnan and family.
Miss Grace Poole and brother. Josh
ua spent Saturday in Lanford, attend
ing the quarterly conference.
Miss Mattle B. Peterson visited her
sister, Mrs Prior near Laurens Sun
Mr J. S. Cralg spent Sunday with
his mother at Ora.
Mr. W: C. Walters spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Poole and fam
Rev. B. P. Mitchell filled his regular
appointment at Langston Sunday.
Mr. B. W. Blakely was In Clinton
Messrs. T. P. Poole, J. W. Donnan
and M. M. Poole were business visi
tors In Laurens Saturday.
Fortunes in Faces.
There's often much truth in the say
ing "her face Is her fortune," but its
never said where pimples, skin erup
tions, blotches, or other blemishes
disfigure it. Impure blood is back of
the mall, and shows the need of Dr.
King's New Life Pills. They promote
health and beauty. Try them. 26
const at Laurens Drug Co. and Pal
metto Drug Co_
Piles! Piles! Piles!
?Williams' Indian Pilo Ointment will euro
P.llnd, Bleeding and Itching Piles. It ab
6url>s tlio tumors, allays ItoliinK at once,
acts as a. poultice, gives Instant relief.
Williams' Indian Pile Ointment Is pre
pared for Piles and Itching of the private
parts. DrueglstM, mall 50o and $1.00.
WILLIAMS IVrfQ. CO., Prop*.. Clevoland, Ohio
LAURENS DRUG ?.0.
I/?nrens, S. C
Used in ever increasing
good as new
never needed repairs.
Don't put on 1
until you see them.
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YOUR FALL AND WINTER
Cleaning and Dyeing
SHOULD BE DONE NOW.
We are better equipped to render
you prompt and efficient
. service than ever
Footer's Dye Works
Always Safest and Best
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We believe in quick sales and short profits. Our stock is now complete with everything to wear for
Men, Women and Children from the cheapest to the best. We carry the best Goods made, and sell
them 15 to 35 per cent, cheaper than any other house. Our buyers while in the market bought six solid
cars of high grade merchandise, which was divided among our Six Big Cut Price Department Stores.
Our store is full and overflowing with the Greatest Bargains that was ever shown on a retail market.
Big* Clothing;, Hat and Shoe Sate now going
on at J. C. Burns & Company's Big Cut Price De
Come! Big week all this week and next week
too. Remember, you can buy nearly everything
for the whole family in this one house and save
15 to 35 per cent on your bill. Just Walk a Block
1 you'll make money easy.
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Cent until you get to the
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