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FOUNTAIN INN MAN
B. F. Williams Is Shot by C. K. Jones
?Gives No K?UMon for Deed.
Tlmmonsvllle, Nov. 23.?B. F. Wil
liams of Baldwyn, MIbs., was killed
on Main street this afternoon by C. E.
Jones of Fountain Inn. Williams and
bis brother-in-law, W. C. McKay, have
been here for several weeks demon
strating washing machines for the
Royal Laundry company In a build
ing on Main street. Today when Mc
Kay had Btepped out leaving Williams
In the building reading a newspaper,
Jones walked In from across the
street and bred his pistol five times
into the body of Williams, each bullet
taking offocl In a fatal spot. Williams
No one was in the building when
the shooting occurred, though the
streets were filled with the usual
Saturday afternoon crowd.
Jonos surrendered and admitted the
shooting bill would give no reasons
for the act. Williams leaves a wife
and throe Children and was just last
night saying how delighted he was
that lie w..s going to Baldwyn to see
them Thanksgiving, after being away
from home for six monttis.
Mr. Williams was In Columbia fair
week demonstrating in the steel
building and has been here since that
time. He was a man of pleasing per
sonalities and seemed to he well
thought of for a stranger.
Jones Is n married man and hns at
one time been engaged In saw mill
business near this place.?The State
Madden, Nov. 25.?Things are 'mov
ing on here in the even tenor of their
way, "Cotton though, is shorter than
I really thought It would be" Is the
general consensus of opinion. But its
no use to sit down and whine over the
situation, hut let the failure of the
past be a stepping stone to better and
wiser farming next year. The drowth
wa? beyond control. Why mourn over
that you could not possibly help?
There peoms to be a general epidem
ic of colds and grippe in our midst,
mostly, however, among the children.
There are cases in the homes of
Messrs Dennle Culbertson, B. Y. Cul
bertson, Thurman Flnley and .1. A.
Wofford and all are doing very well.
Mr| John L. Flnley has accepted a
position at thi" Watts mill and will en
ter upon Iiis duties soon.
The hearts of many were gladdened
to see the face of Mrs. Maggie Flnley
Martin once again. She arrived from
Texas Wednesday night, having made
that lu-r home for the last 26 years.
She has received a cordial welcome
from relatives and friends.
Quite a number have called on her
since her return.
Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Cunlngham of
Cold Poln' were visitors recently.
They also came to see Mrs. Maggie
Martin. "Big Jack" Is very enthusias
tic over the suggested nomination of
our fellow citizen. Hon. B A. Cooper,
for the position of district attorney.
The appointment of Mr. Cooper would
be received as good news by Laurens
county generally. Like Wilson, he
stand:-, above party faction and therein
lies the strength of his appointment.
Good luck to him.
Thanksgiving day will soon be. here
again. By many It will be spent in va
rious ways, ihe good people of this
community, however, are put on notice
that their presence and aid will be
needed that day at the school house.,
where the good men will put In their
time painting the Inside of the school
hons.-. The ladles will be there with
something appetizing for the inner
man and to give an encouraging nod
of approval. We hope each patron of
the school and his better half will go
to school on that day any how. The
teacher Is expecting you?so come.
Rev. J. A. Martin filled his regular
appointment at Prospelt. He was ac
companied by his little daughter, Lil
Mr. and Mrs. J, A. Wofford have both
been confined to their beds for the
past week, hut both are up now, their
friends will be glad to hear.
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Martin of Clin
ton came up to the ol dhome church
for preaching. While here they were
the guests of their grandmother, Mrs.
Misses Maggie Ix>u and Mary Martin
of Laurens were the week-end guests
of their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
John R. Flnley.
Miss Nona McDanlel, a charming
young girl of the Mt. Pleasant section
waa a recent visitor of Miss Tennle
Mr. Palmer Roper, a progressive
young farmer of Rabun, was the guest
of his alster, Mrs- Thad Moore, Satur
DrB. Ferguson and Dial were called
last week to see little Vera Flnley and
Lillian Moore. We are glad to report
both babies better.
Miss Ethel Bryson of the Cotinty
Hospital, came out to sec the little
girl Vera and to stay a day or so
with home folks. She has returned to
her duties at the hospital.
Mr. Herman Doyd, who has been on
the sick list also, has returned from
his home near Chestnut Ridge and Is
again at his post In the store of J. D.
Mrs. Emma Boyd Monroe and Mrs.
Ella Boyd Crawford of Goldvllle were
pleasant visitors in our little city Sun
day. They came especially to see their
girl-hood friend, Mrs. Maggie Martin.
Messrs. Llnwood and Bee Martin,
two enterprising farmers of this place,
have now in charge the grist mill at
Laurens. If they don't succeed?well
no one would?for take our word?
they are hustlers! We wish them suc
Here's hoping that each and every
One Who may read these lines may
have a truly thankful Thanksgiving
? TYLKRSVILLE DOTS. ?
Tylorsvlllo, Nov. 25.?Rev. B. P.
Mitchell of Laurens lilled his regular
appolntmi nt at Langston Sunday
Mrs. s. P. Blakely of Spartanburg
la spending a while with Dr. S. F.
Mr. and .Mrs. George Cunningham of
the Pea Ridge section visited Mr. and
Mrs. J. W. Donnan and family Sunday.
Miss Wil Lou Gray of Lattrens, vis
ited the Sandy Springs and Langston
schools last week.
Mr. W. P. Patterson of Lanford
Station spent last Tuesday night with
Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Poole and family.
Dr. and Mrs. S. I?\ Blakely and Mr.
T. P. Poole attended services at Ora
Mr. W. B. Clark of Greenwood visit
ed relatives here Sunday.
Miss Ella Peterson spent Saturday
with her sisters, Mrs. P. K. Abercuom
Mr. Frank Wright of Charlotte spent
last week with his parents Mr. ? and
Mrs. W. F. Wright.
Mr. Nlles Clark of Clinton spent
Sunday with his mother, Mrs. Mattie
Misses Helen and Julia Tinsley of
Cross Anchor were the attractive
week-end guests of Miss Grace Poole.
Misses Pauline Byrd, Lila Clark and
Mr. Purman Poole were visitors in
Clinton Saturday afternoon.
Dr. and Mrs. S. F. Blakely spent
Thursday witli Mrs. Mattie Sloan and
Rev. .1. E. Mahaffey of Clinton de
livered a very able sermon at Sandy
Springs Friday night.
Don't waste your money buying
strengthening plasters. Chamberlain's
Liniment is cheaper and better. Dam
pen a piece of flannel with It and bind
It over the affected parts and It will
relleVe the pain and soreness. For
sale by all dealers.
At the Church of Eternal Hope. Uni
versallst, In Mountville, special ser
vices will be given on Thanksgiving
Day, at 11 a. m. To this service all
Rev. Geo. Studson DeLano, D. D.,
CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to thank the many friends
for the help and sympathy extended
Us during the recent sickness and
death of our dear father and husband.
These kindnesses will never be for
gotten by us, who are so sorely be
Mrs. P. S. Bolt and Children.
A finer selection of the latest
styles in jewelry we have never been
able to show than now.
We invite you to call early,
while our stock is at its best, and
your selections can be made at leis
We will gladly set aside any ar
ticle for you until you want it.
THE GIFT STORE
LEVERETT FURNITURE COMPANY
LAURENS, S. C.
We Wish to Call Your Attention to a Complete Line of House
STOP AND THINK!
You spend One-third of your time in bed. So
to us and get one of our Red Cross Matt and
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Why worry with a cheap heavy
running Machine? Come to us for a
We are headquar
ters for Stoves and
Ranges,when in need
of one don't fail to
see our line. We sell
the Cameron Range,
and if you will try
one of them you will
be more than satis?
We have added to our line a complete supply of Undertakers Goods. We are pre
pared to take care of your business on short notice. You will find anything left to us to
be handled by men of experience.
LEVERETT FURNITURE COMPANY
Night Service Phone No. 108
Undertakers and Embalmers
Now is the time to
sow Wheat and the
Big Store is the place
to buy. We have some
of Wood's Fine Re
cleaned Leap's Prolific
Seed Wheat for sale.
Sweets for the sweet.
Pure Georgia Cane
Syrup something fine.
Laurens. S. C,
Tho highest prices for all kinds of
furs will he paid by S. Pollakoff, Lau
rens, 8. C.
All prices will be governed accord
ing to fur market.
s. POLIAKOFF, agent. ?
Nert to Post Office Laurens, 9. C.
State of South Carolina,
County of Laurens.
Pursuant to an order of the Probate
Court for the county and state afore
said, in the*Cftse of Annie B. Hopkins,
and J. W. Balontlne individually and
as administrators of the Estate of R.
Mills Balontlne, plaintiffs, against
Wellie C. Ballentlne, et al., I will sell
to the highest bidder at public out
cry at Laurens, South Carolina, from
the southern portico on Salesday in
December 1912, being the 2nd day of
the month, during legal hours, all that
tract of land situate In Lauren:; coun
ty, in said state, near Ware Shoals,
containing 4G and 87-100 acres, more
or less, bounded north by lands of W.
O. Murff, east by lands of J. W. Becks,
south by lands of J. Frank Beeks and
west by lands of W. S. Knight. Terms:
one-half of purchase money, cash, bal
ance with Interest at eight per centum,
due in 12 months, secured by bond
of purchaser and mortgage of the
premises, with leave to the purchaser
to pay all cash. Purchaser to pay
for papers. If the purchaser does not
comply with the terms of sale the
land shall be resold on the same or
some subsequent salesday at the risk
of the defaulting purchaser.
O. G. THOMPSON,
Probate Judge, L. C, S. C.
Nov. 6, 19l2.?14-4t.
Under and by virtue of authority
vested In me as executor of the last
will and testament of Margaret M.
Dial, deceased, and by and with the
consent and authority of Mrs. L. A.
Hunter who, under the last will and
testament of Drewery T. Dial, deceas
ed, owns an undivided one-half In
terest therein, I will sell at public
outcry, at LaurenB Court House. South
Carolina, on salesday In December,
next, being the second day of the
month, during the legal hours of sale,
all that tract, piece or parcel of land,
lying, being and situate In the Coun
ty of Laurens. State of South Carolina,
containing one hundred (100) acres,
more or less, boundod by lands of
Mrs. Browning, J. Y. Henderson, Win,
("lardy and lands formerly owned by
James P. Todd. This tract contains
about twenty acres of wood land, good
farming lands, good tenant house com
paratively new. out-bulldlngs and two
wells of water; said tract being a
part of what Is known as the "Quar
ter"; and situate about one and one
half miles west of Barkedale Station.
This property can be sold at private
sale before snld salesday.
Terms of sale caah. The purchaser
to pay for papers.
Dater the 6th day of November, 19'.2.
(Signed) W. B. Knight.
Executor of the laat will and testament
of Margaret M. Dial, deceased.
Big shipment of Window Shades
Just received, prices ve.-y low for a
good shade, they are in different col
ors and widths.
S. M. & E. H, WKLKKS & CO.
OF THE I
Tho Books of the County Treasurer
will be opened for the collection of
State, County and Commutation Road
Taxes for fiscal year, 1912, at the
reasuror's Office from October 15th.
to December 31st, 1912. After Decem
ber 31ct, one per cont will be added.
After January 31st, two per cent, will i
be added, and after February 28th.,
seven per cent, will be added tMl the
15th day of March, 1913, when the
books will be closed.
All persons owning property in more
than one Township are requested to
call for receipts in each of the several
Townships in which the property is
located. This Is important, as addition
al cost and penalty may be attached.
All able-bodied male citizens be
tween the ages of 21 and 60 years of
age are liable to pay a poll tax of $1.00
except old soldiers, who are exempt at
50 years of age. Commutation Road
Tax $1.60 in lieu of road duty.
The Tax levy la as follows:
For State purposes'.5% mills
For Constitutional School Tax 3 mills
For Ordinary County purposes 3 mills
1 For Interest on Railroad Bonds 1 mil)
For Road and Bridge Bonds 3 mills
For Court Douse Bonds .. ..2 mills
Special Schools?Laurens Township.
Laurens No. 11 .. ,.7 mills
Trinity Ridge No. 1.4 mills
Maddens No. 2.2 mills
Narnie No. 3.5 mills
Baileys No. 4.2 mills
Mills No. 5.2 mills
Oak Grove No. 6.2 milts
Ora No. 12.4 mills
Special Schools?Youngs Township.
Youngs No. 3.2 mills
Youngs No. 2.4 milts
Youngs No. 4.4 mills
Youngs No. 5.3 mills
P'ountaln Inn No. 3B.15 mills
Lanford No. 10 .6% mills
Ora No. 12.4 mills
Youngs Nu. 1.3 mills
Central No. 6.2 mills
Special Schools?Dials Township.
Green Pond No. 1.4 mills
Dials No. 2.3 mills
Shlloh No. 3.4 mills
Gray Court-Owings No. 5 .. ..4 mills
Barksdnle No. 6.2 mills
Dials Church No. 7.2 mills
Fountain Inn No. 3B.15 mills
Merna No. 8.2 mills
Special Schools?Sullivan Township.
Mt. Bethel No. 2.3 mills
Princeton No. 1.3 mills
Poplar Springs No. 3 .. .. ..4 mills
Rabun No. 4.'. .4 mills
Hendersonvlllo No. 5.4 mills
Friendship No. 6.2Vfe mills
Brewerton No. 7.8 mills
Sullivan Township R. R. Bonds 4 mills
Merna No. 8.2 mills
Special Schools?Waterloo Township.
Waterloo No. 14.4 mills
Mt Gallagher No. 1.3 mills
Bethlehem No. 2.2 mills
Ekom No. 3.4 mllla
Centerpoint No. 4.2 mills
Oakvllle No. B.3 mills
Mt. Pleasant No. 6.2 mills
Mt. Olive No. 7.2 mills
Reedy Grove No. 8.2 mills
Special Schools ?Cross Hill Township
Cross Hill No. 13.6 mills
Cross Hill No. 1.2 mills
Cross Hill No. 2.2 mills
Cross Hill No. 4.2 mills
Cross Hill No. B.2 mills
Cross Hill No. 6.2 mills
Special Schools?Hunter Township.
Mountville No. 16.4M. mills
Hunter No. 2.2 mills
Hunter No. 3.2 mills
Clinton No. 6.6 mills
Hunter No. 8.3 mills
Wadsworth No. 4.2 mills
Special Schools?Jacks Township.
Odells No. 6.3 mills
Hurricane No. IB.3 mills
Shady Grove No. 2.3 mills
Special Schools?Scufnetown Township
Langston Church No. 3.3 mills
Scufnetown No. 1.2 mills
Lanford No. 10.6% mills
Ora No. 12.4 mill*
Prompt attention will be given those
who wish to pay their Taxes through
the mail by check, money order, etc.
Persons sending la lists of names to
be taken off are requested to send
them early; and give the Township of
each, as the Treasurer is very busy
during the month of December.
ROSS D. YOUNG, ?
October 2, 1912.?td.
Take notlca that on the 13th day of
December, I will render a final ac
count of my acts and doings ns Ad
ministrator of the estato of Ix;onora J.
Shaw, deceased', in the office of the
Judge of Probate of Laurens county at
11 o'clock, a. m. and on the Bame day
will apply for a final discbarge from
my trust ns Administrator.
Any persons Indobted to said estate
are notified and required to make pay
ment on that date; and all persons
having claims against said estate will
present them on or before said date,
duly proven, or be forever barred.
T. M. Shaw,
November 13, 1912.?1 mo.
Piles! Piles! Piles!
Williams' Indian Plls Ointment will cur?
mind, Bleeding and Itching Plies. It ab
sorbs the tumors, allays Itching at once,
acts as & poultice, gives instant relief.
Williams' Tn<llnn Pilo Ointment Is pre
pared for Piles and Itching of the privat?
parts. Druggists, mull 60c and $1.00.
WILHAMS HPO. CO.. Pront.. Clevetand, Ohl?
LATHENS rrltfTfa ^O.
Lanren?. H. ('..