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LOCAL AND PERSONAL MENTION. |
Mr. M. W. Gray, of Eden community
was In tho city Monday.
Mr. A. L. Nabors, who lives near
Clinton, was in the city Monday.
Mr. Lainar Smith spent several
days of last week In Spartanburg.
Mr, H. B. Workman attended the
corn show In Columbia lust week.
Mt. H. S. Goggans, of Cross Hill,
was In tfhe city Monday attending the
Mr. S. J. Davis from Route 5; was
among those here on business Sat
Mr. T. H*. Henderson, of Clinton,
was a business visitor In the city
Mr. L. E. Medlock of Greenwood has
accepted a position with Brooks Hard
Mr. R. H. Mears camo down from
Fountain Inp, to spend the day in
Mr. J. B. Rhodes and son, Roy
Rhodes, of Gray Court, were In the
Mr. W. B. Cooper, of Owings stta
tlon, was a busines visitor in the
Mr. Ernest Easterby stopped over
in Columbia a short while last week
to attend the corn show.
Mrs. W. G. Lancaster vlB?ed Miss
Willie May Children nt Cataba June,
tion several days of last week.
Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Cannon, of Lan
ford, spent Sunday In the city yith
Mr. and Mrs. John M. Cannon.
Mr. W. A. Martin, manager of the
Red Iron Racket's Greenville branch,
was In Laurens yesterday on business.
Mr, G. Wash Shell, who has been
traveling on the road for several
months, Is visiting his relatives Jn
Mis Wll Lou Gray, county super
/ visor of rural schools, has been in
v attendance upon the corn exposition
eluding problems of school life.
Mr. W. F. Bailey, former county
commissioner, and his son, Dr. T. L.
W. Bailey, president of the county
medical association, were In Who
city Monday on busines.
Mr. W. B. Sloan is In Greenville
in the city hospital where he went to
be operated upon. He had a very suc
cessful operation and is improving
Mr. W. Carl Wharton, of Greenville,
and Mr. Warren Fair, of Edgefleld,
were In the city Thursday on business
connected with the fertilizer com
panies which they represent.
Mr. J. T. A. Bailey passed through
the city Monday on his way to the
corn exposition and tho meeting of
the state fair directors. He will join
Mrs. rial lew there, she having gone
Mr. and Mrs. J. S Machen, Who have
been spending the winter In different
places In Florida, including Ocala and
Bradcntown, returned to the city last
night after a most Ocl'^htful stay. Mr.
and Mrs. Machen went down about the
first of December, the trip being tak.
J en principally for Mrs. Machen's
V health. She returned well and strong,
bolng completely recovered from her
indisposition of last summer.
When you build, you wnnt to
build right?you want light material
to go into the building? fiom t' c
We have our own stumpngc?saw
mills ?planing mills <?every opera
tion from chopping down the tree
to the designing and finishing of the
finest columns, newel posts, grilles,
doors, sash, etc., is under our own
We have quan tlty?quality?and
service to offer you ? at the right
We specialize on complete house
bIMs. Let us furnish you estimates.
V ''hone, write or call.
AUGUSTA LOMBCR CO.
"Bny t/tk4 Utttr"
BANKERS TO CONFER
Agricultural Development nnd Edu
cation Committee of State Hankers
Association to Meet in Columbia
Qreenvllle, Feb. 1.?The chairman
of the Agricultural Development and
Education Commltteo of tbe South
Carolina Bankers Association, an
nounces that this committee will hold
an agricultural conference in Colum
bia. Thursday February 6th.
The meeting wll) be eouv'?ued at
9:30 o'clock and will last until 1 p.
m. During that time short addresses
will be made by several prominent
men of this and other states. Their
subjects will pertain to the better
ment of rural life conditions. With
one exception, the addresses will be
limited to 30 minutes.
The program of the conference, as
announced by Chairman Woodside, is
1. Mr. E. W. Dabbs, president State
Farmers' Union: "Methods Whereby
Bankers can Render Assistance to
Farmors in Marketing Crops."
2. Hon. E. J. Watson, State Com
missioner of Agriculture: "The Farm
er and His Relation to the Economic
Development of the State."
3. Prof. W. M. Rlggs, President of
Clom8on college: "The Lever DIU
and its Probable Effects upon the
4. Hon. Richard I. Manning, pres
ident of Bank of Sumter: "Relation
ship Between the Banker and the
5. Mr. Bradford Knapp, special
agent Farmers Co-operative Demon
stration Work, U. S. Department of
Agriculture: "How May We Help In
the Solution of our Agricultural Prob
Farmers and business and profes
sional men and any others Interested
in the betterment of conditions of ru
ral life are cordially Invited to attend
the conference. The meeting will be
held In the main Auditorium of the
National Corn Exposition Hall. Music
will be furnished by the Exposition
The Agricultural Development and
Education Committee Is a new feature
of tho South Carolina Bankers Asso
ciation, and was perfected at the an
nual meeting of the Association held
last summer at the Isle of Palms.
Tho bankers composing the com
mittee on agricultural development
and education of the South Carolina
Bankers' Association are as follows:
4th district?Robt. I. Woodside.
chairman, president of Farmers and
Merc/han's Bank, Greenville. '
1st district?E. II. Pringle. Jr., vice
president nnd assistant cashier, Bank
of Charleston N. B. A., Charleston.
2nd district?A. E. Pndgo?\ presi
dent Farmers Bank, Edgefleld.
3rd district?.1. C. Self, cashier Bank
of Green wood.
Bth district?C. J. Shannon. Jr.,
president First National Bank, Cam
6th district?Julian C. KodgerB,
I cashier First National Bank, Florence.
7th district?J . s. Wannnmaker,
pro8ldent St. Matthews Savings Bank,
Gas In the stomach comes from food
which has fermented. Get rid of this
badly digested food as quickly as pos
sible If j'ou would avoid a bilious at
tack. DR. M. A. SIMMCOCS LIVER
MEDICINE Is a properyremody. It
purifies the stomach, liver and bowels
and strengthens the digestion. Price
25 cents per package. Sold by Lau
rens Drug Co.
CHILD LABOR LAWS
IN FIVE STATES
The National Child Labor Committee
Tells of Progress Promised in Many
Massachusetts will again load the
country In one part of its child labor
laws, according to the National Child
Labor Committee, if the bill to reduce
tho hours of work for all under 16
years, becomes law. Massachusetts
now has a ten hour day for workers
under IG which 1t is proposed to re
duce at one step to a five hour day,
with the requirement that all child
workers under sixteen shall attend
a part-time day school. Other states,
nionnwhlle, arc wondering If they can
establish the eight hour day, and defi
nite campaigns for this end are on in
Arkansas, California. New Hampshire.
Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia,
Tho committee points out that the
bills which have already beon intro
duced In Pennsylvania, Delaware and
Texas all Include the regulation of
street trades provided in tho Uniform
Child I^abor Law. This allows no
newsboy under 12 years and no other
street traders under 14. It also for
bids ail girls to engage In these occu
pations before thoy are 15 years old.
New York, under the recommenda
tion of the State Factory Investigating
Commission, Is considering bills not
only to prohibit child labor In can
neries and tenements, but to rem
gunl/.e the factory Inspection depart
ment as an Industrial Commission
with a greatly increased staff of !n.
spectors. Delaware, Indiana, Missouri
North C\:rc-!i::a a::d others are also
talking of measures to mako more
efficient their departments of inspec
In many states, minimum wage
boards, pensions for widowed mother.),
prohibition of night work and method
of determining age of children seek
ing employment are under discussion.
New Hampshire and some of the
southern states will probably raise
fhe age limit for working children
from 12 to 14 years, and it h\ hoped
that a child labor law for territories
will be presented^ to Congress.
A. compulsory school attendance law
ha? been Introduced In the North Car
olina legislature and bills are talked
of in South Carolina, Tennessee and
Surprise Your Friends.
For four weeks regularly used Dr.
King's Now Life Pills. They stimulate
the liver, Improve dikeption, remove
blood impurities, plmpjos and erup
tions disappear from your face and
body and you feel better. Hegin at
once. Buy at Laurens Drug Co. and
Palmetto Drug Co.
Dr. King's New Discover)-.
Soothes Irritated throat and lungs,
stops chronic and luu-kinu cough, re
lieves tickling throat, tastes nice. Take
no other; once used, always used.
Buy It at Laurens Drug Co. and Pal
metto Drug Co.
There Is no better medicine made
for colds than Chamberlain's Cough
Remody. It aejir on nature's plan, re
lieves the lungs, opens tho secretions,
aids expectoration; and restores tho
system to a healthy condition. ? For
sale by all dealors.
Notice to Executors, Administrators,
Exectuors, Administrators, Guard
annual returns commenced on Janu
ary ' 1, 1913.
0. G. Thompson,
Jan. 29, 1913.?1 mo.
YOUR Soiled EVENING DRESS, GOWN,
WRAP, FUR, SLIPPERS, GLOVES,
OR ANY OTHER ARTICLE OF AP
PAREL thoroughly cleansed and re-fined
like new by our SUPERIOR METHODS not
only brings SATISFACTION to the wearer,
but adds hygienic COMFORT as well.
Footer's Dye Works
America's Greatest and Best Cleaners and Dyers
Crowds of Laurens Women Have Enrolled in
Wilkes' Hoosier Cabinet Club
As a rule, we are not giyetl to boasting in our advertisements?it takes up space and costs money. Hut we can't
help feeling satisfied with the remarkable success we ate having with this gieat Hoosier Cabinet Club.
EVERYBODY?EVERYWHERE?is interested in seeing just bow quickly we will enroll the 15 members in this Club.
Every day sets a ?cw mark on the Dial, The opportunity is getting
short. Folks that pnt off joining at first are HURRYINQ to enroll their
names before the club is filled.
Only a few more Cabinets will be delivered on this club plan at the
terms of $1.00 cash membership, and $1.00 weekly dues.
ARE YOU A HOOSIER MEMBER? Then moke up your mind to
come to vS. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Company to-morrow. Let S. M. <!v K. If.
Wilkes c<: Company place this Silent .Servant in your home.
Remember, you get the Cabinet right away ? you don't have to wait
until the club is filled. You also can have it sent to any address or deliv
ered to a relative or friend on the same terms.
ONE SINGLE DOLLAR
Between You and This Silent Servant
The Hoosier Cabinet used by over ONE HALF MIL/UON WOMEN
is the most complete piece of kitchen furniture ever invented. It is full of
devices conveniently and compactly placed to save you steps, and will give
you from Three to Four hours extra leisure ever)- day.
Be a modern housekeeper. Join Wilkes & Company Hoosier Cabinet Club
now. If there were a better Kitchen Cabinet mad* th#?v would sell it.
he famous <f/ooater
tfafcs W/fes f Steps'
Do You Know this Marvelous
Is the greatest step sayer ever invented for
kitchen work? It combines your work table, 1 pl,,K Nnw
your pantry, and your kitchen cupboard in *IUI" l"c wuu i^"w
spot. Your salt at your finger tips! Y^ur Only Few More Can
s and dishes at arm s length! Your ~
pans and dishes at arm's length!
flour and sugar under your hand!
Your whole kitchen workshop in a compact
space no bigger than a kitchen table!
Nine out of every ten women know all
about the famous Hoosier Cabinet ?the kitch
en cabinet advertised in all the great maga
zines -the only kitchen cabinet endorsed by
the Saturday Evening Post, Ladies' Hnme
Journal, Good Housekeeping, and hundreds of
America's greatest Domestic Science Schools.
ONE HALF MILLION WOMEN use the
Hoosier every day. Their praises are endless.
"A Model Kitchen" was the exclamation of
an experienced housekeeper the moment she
saw the Hoosier in a friend's kitchen.
Laurens is fast booming a City of Model
Kitchens. Scarce IJ any street in town but
has a house with a Hoosier Cabint, Enroll
your nnme in the Great Hoosier Club, and
have one of these famous Hoosier Cabinets in
Join. Be Quick.
No sale in our history
has had such unprecedent
ed success. Women for
miles around a^e sending
in their names lor mem
bership in this great Hoo
sier Club. Our limited
allotment of the Hoosiers
cannot last long. The
history of nearly every
Hoosier Club Sale shows
scores of women disap
pointed because they de
layed too long. This club
may be closed to-morrow.
Don't delay longer. Have
your name on the list first
thing to-morrow morning
and begin saving steps
This famous Hoosier Kitchen ('obinet Is constructed of the very best
kiln dried solid oak. Every part is dust and germ proof. It has a
place for everything a woman uses in her kitchen work. It you will
study the picture below you will see why the Hoosier saves you miles
of steps and keeps everything at your fingers' ends. The low price
of this great labor saver is fixed by The Hoosier Manufacturing Co.
No Hoosier agent can raise or lower the price one penny. After
you see the Hoosier you wouldn't think of having anything else. The
name 'HOOSIER' stands for all you could ask in a kitchen cabinet.
10 Big C.iptwtnt
_jE*\?y/ Fay 7o /feuin
1 Flour Bin Fills
your kitchen immediately.
Why You Should Join Now
First.- S. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Company has been allotted only 16
Hoosier Kitchen Cabinets to be sold at a special club price by the
manufacturers of this famous Cabinet.
Second.?The advantage of this club plan is to give you benefit of the
great saving that comes from the enormous volume of Hoosier
sales to the thousands who, like 16 Laurens women enroll their
names at once.
Will You Be a "Hoosier" Member?
THIRD. ?The membership shall be limited to only 15 Cabinets, and they
will be sold at the national fixed price on special terms of $1.00
cash membership; $1.00 weekly dues.
Ptn /in. a
12 Crystal filnn
13 Suynr fifn
Filii from To,,
.- H ?ii/y.tr ti. uo/t
A'uai 'hbnt Warp
8 Roomy Pot"
ff.OOO Cubic /nrhrs
lft Mtfat flrrntl A
The Jikmoas ffoosier
0 3*n,l?ry ton , y f ^ ?
Fourth.?Cabinets shall be delivered as soon as $1.00 membership is
paid, to each member.
Fifth. Those who want a HOOSIER CABINET should enroll their
names at once to avoid disappointment when the club is tilled.
Remember, this offer closes when 16 members have joined.
S. M. & E. H. WILKES & CO.
LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA