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SON CONVICTED OF
Harry Colentan Uheu Life Sentence'
fur Killing his Futher. Three Trials
L'nlou. September 26.?Harry Cole
iiiuu stands convicted of the murder
uf Ids own father, Robert D. Colentan.
The Jury, which had been listening
to the evidence and arguments in
the ease for three days, came In about
midnight last night, with a verdict of
guilty with recommendation to the
mercy of the Court. This verdict car
ries with it a sentence to life iin
prlsoment In the State Penitentiary,
which sentence was pronounced this
morning by Judge DeVore.
The defendant was possessed of
wonderful nerve. Not once throughout
the three trials of this case?for this
was the third, the others resulting in
no verdicts?has bis nerve failed him,
nor did he show the least emotion
while the presiding Judge' delivered
the sentence of the law.
The crime of which Coleiiian, who Is
about 28 years of age, has been con
victed, was a most atrocious one. His
father, a man of 65 years, was a wid
ower, and this was the oti'.y child liv
ing with him. The old man was kind
ness personified, where Iiis son was
concerned, and had practically turned
over to the latter the management of
his small hut fertile fan: l.
On the night of January 31, last, the
old man was sitting by his fireside
reading a newspaper. Son: e one stand
ing by an evergreen busli Bred a load
of slugs into his head tu id neck. He
died early the following morning.
From the outset suspicion rested up
on his son, and no one else has ever
been accused of committing the act.
Harry was arrested by Sheriff Fant
Immediately after his father died, and
has been in jail ever since. Blood
hounds from the State Penitentiary,
the tracks made by his own shoes, and
the unnaturalness of bis conduct at
the time, combined to fasten the guilt
The verdict seems to have met with
"My little hoy had a marvelous 08
eape," writes P. F. Hast iains of Prince
Albert, Cape of Hood lhope. "It occur
real in tlie middle of the night, lie got
a very severe attack of croup. As
luck would have it, I had a large hot
lie of Chainhei Iain's Cough Remedy in
the house. After following the direc
tions for an hour and twenty minutes
he was through all danger." Sold by
A Marvelous I'scape.
I MAUDfft NEWS <<
Maddeu. Sept. 29.?For the past week
we have had beautiful weather and
the farmers in tilts community truly
made huy while the sun shone and a-1
so gathered in the tletcy staple. To
day however, the clouds hang low
ering proving conclusively that
"The melancholy days have come,
Tilie saddest of the year
With failing winds and naked woods,
With meadows brown and sere."
Mr. Oeo. W. Protitt will soon have
his house complete for seed, and scales
down ready for service. His hat will
then be in the ring for seed. There
Is an old but very trite saying that
"competition is the lifo of trade"?
therefore we are glad that anotiier
buyer has entered the arena.
The many friends of Dr. and Mrs.
G. W. Cunningham will be glad to
know that they made the trip to their
home In Vermont in safety.
It will be interesting news to many
to know that Dr. and Mrs. A. B. Lang
ston and baby, Hiram Thomas, are
now on their way home from far oft
Brazil where Dr. LangSton has held
the chair of Theology in the Baptist
Seminary at Reo de Janerlo for the
past four years. It is the sincere
w ish of all who know this consecrated
young man that his stay in tjhe home
land will bring his health back to
him. They are expected about the
20th of October.
Services as usual were held at New
Prospect Saturday and Sunday by the
pastor, Rev. Jodie Martin. He will
serve the church again for the next
Dr. K. C. Klbler. an aged 'Confederate
veteran, after a month's visit to his
old comrade, J. R. Finley, returned to
his home at Prosperity Saturday.
Metaphorically speaking, the old vets
"shouldered their guns and fought
their battles over" and their "war
tales" were duly enjoyed by the little
at our house.
Mr. and Mrs. John A. Madden visited
the latter's father near Cray Court,
recently, leaving the three little lads
with two boy companions to keep
house. It was a kindly providence that
kept a way-faring man from Stopping
after night fall to Inquire the way.
For with live guns the lads kept ward
and watch thro* the night.
Mrs. Jim Roper and children, of
R'abun, were the week-end guests of
her daughter, Mrs. Thad Moore.
The ladies missionary society held
a call meeting at the home of Mrs. M.
T Allison Thursday afternoon.
>!r. Henry Madden, one of the New
Prospect boys that have "made good",
was down from Greenville where be
holds a responsible position in the
Dunean mill, on h visit to his brother.
H, U Madden.
Miss 'Ethel Bryson is expected thit*
week to visit her grandmother, Mrs.
H, C. Cunningham.
Misses Alken, Powers and Dean.
Robbie Kudgens, of Laureus, Mrs. Ks
telle Davenport ami Messrs, Tom
Shaw and \v. H. Hudgens were the .
Sunday guests of the family of T. S.
Mrs. Mary .Madden was tile :;itcst of
'her sister, Mrs. J. A. Wofford, Sunday.;
Mrs. Delia Cunningham and daugh- J
ter, Mrs. Fay Jones of Mt. l'leasant.
attended services at Prospect flunduy.
They were the guests of Mrs. G. H.
Mr. iDouglas8 Bryson wa? i visitor
at the homo of Ills uncle. M ?. Cloff
Little Tom Wofford who I is had
such a severe attack of Looping
cough is now decidedly better lie is
high in his praises of the "got I med
icine' Dr. Teague gives.
Rlitloh, Sept. 27.?Dr. Martin spent)
Sabbath with his parents at s: npson
Mr. T. Mc. Rojier spent several days
last week with his sou. Mr. Grove i
Quite a number attended the Block
show at Fairview and are awaiting
the 17th at Laureus.
The farmers are real busy now
hauling cotton to the gin. and the mar
Mrs. MarkhoiU and daughter, from
Due West, have been the gn? sts of
Mrs. J. Lee Chapman.
A number of young people hav e gone
off to college. Miss Marie Muhon and
Miss Martha Wolff to Limestone;
Misses Mae and Katie Pitts, Woman's
College, Due West; Misses Lila and
Nora Wilson. Woman's College, Due
West; Mr. Willie Wolff and Mr. Mel
vin Abercrombic, Erskine College, Due
You can't dodge the Malaria germ
While your liver is torpid. It makes
you tin easy mark for the disease. DR.
M. A. SIMMON'S DIVKR NLPD1C1NF
is the best protection. Ur puts the
liver In sound, healthy condition and
purities the stomach 'and bowels.
Price 2."> cents per package. Sold by
Laurens Drug Co.
Lanford, Bept. 29.?Miss Wil Lou
Cray visited our school last week.
Mrs D. C. Martin unu Children are ^
spending some time at K. IL Moore's.
Mr. L. M. Cannon Spent several
iiays lust week in Spartanburg with
Iiis daughter. Mrs. M. F. Homar.
Mrs. .1. IV 1 thtk80n spent the week
end at Arc ulla. S. V. w ith her son,
Mr. B. w. Johnson.
Mrs. .1. YV. Lanford Is visiting In
Mrs. 11. M. Johnson has returned
from a visit to North Carolina.
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Lunford spent
Sunday night with his mother. Mrs.
Mattie Lnnford, who i> very sick.
Miss Othello Johnson spent the week
end at SwltZOr with Miss Kuhie Ed
Mr. and Mrs. Itl. Moore visited in
Capt, i. Sv\ Lanford was a business
visitor to Spartanburg Thursday.
Mr. .1. II. Cunningham was in Uiu
rons Monday on business.
Mis. Henry Parson and Mrs. Lllllo
Lanford spent last Thursday with Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. I.. \V. Ferguson spent
Sunday at J. s. Iligglns'.
Mr. II T. Iligglns Spent Sunday in
Greenwood with his brother, w. M.
Our cotutnunity was saddened to |
hear of the death of Mrs. Venie Cox. I
which came as a BllOCk to everyone.!
Mrs. Cox has been In failing health I
for some time, hut the end was not yet
SICK, SOI IM STOMACH
Mon> Velds, discs ami ( leggcd-up
?aste from Stomach, Liver, llnvvols.
(lei a 10-cent box now. ?
That awful souriu ss, belching <?f
acid and foul gases; that pain in the
pit of the stomach, the heartburn, nov
VOUSUCSS, nausea, bloating after eat
ing, dizziness and sick headache,
means a disordered stomach, which
cannot bo r< gulatcd until' you remove
th(> cause. It isn't \/nir stomach's
fault. Your stomach as good :>s any.
Try Cascaretsc Jrney Immediately
cleanse the sloma/Ti. remove the sour,
undigested and fermenting food und
foul g;.ses; take the excess bile from
tlie liver and carry off the constipated
waste matter and poison from the
how els. Then your stomach trouble is
ended. A Caseaict tonight will
straighten you out by morning a 10
? ?cut box from any drug store will keep
your stomach sweet ; liver and bowels
regular lor months. Don't forget the
children their little Insldes n.I n
good, gentle cleansing, too.
No Danger of Stomach Distress or
Indigestion if You Take Digestit
Bat what you want and "Dlgoetlt."
Two or three tablets after eating pre'
veuta that tali uncomfortable feeling
?it digests all the food and makes
your stomach i?m>i tun- lirownn Dl?
gestlt i? an aid to Digestlou, Nulp)r|
certain relief for Indigestion, airti u
liermanent remedy tor stomach up
sots. It 1? perfectly harmless, flue tor'
children as well as grown-upa No
use to suffer the toi linos of indigos*
tlon, Sour Stomach, tins. Delchtng or|
other upsets Dlgestlt relieves quick
ly; simost immediately after taking a
dose .yoMf Btomach roolt good as now.
iMcMetftt has bl'OUgllt relief to thou
gu.1 tautoe. We are so confident it
will help you wo Will give hack your
money If It fails del a package to
day ami try it after eating, .lust seo
how it helps your tired overworked
stomach digest the food no diHlroti*
Lauren? Drug C*., l?aurous, 8. C
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Vhepen is mightier than the
Sword when you have
Wlwn you pity /?/// on ti/i iiri><>?/at hy vhovk
H yon /ill VC ;i WOVipt in llit' lltinh (/lilt will I Hit ht)
ffl /o.s< ot'htiravel tip. Is not tili? \vot*th your t rylitfj?*
!: Wo ive/eo/no your iiooomit, n<> unit tor how
Kj smtill, \ <>i# will pooo/vt) ouvoitil ootishlorntlon
;jf our Hunk, All littshioss iiitvtiHtotl to us htm
?? tllotl pvotn/>< I V.
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YES! WE ARE SELLING SUITS!
Became we have a big lot of Suits to select from.
Because we have them at the right price.
Because we have Suits that we are not afraid to guarantee.
Because our Suits ARE MADE not thrown together.
= THAT'S WHY _:
You have known DAVIS-ROPER COMPANY long enough to know that they will give you an honest value.
The right kind of goods at the right price.
Can't wo have the pleasure of showing you the most com
plete line of Rcady-to-Wear Garments in the upper Carolinas.
Wc feel sure wo can please you in quality and price.
Coal Suits.$10.00 to $40.00
Coats.$3.75 to $30.00
Children's Coats.$2.00 to $10.00
Drosses in Serges and Silks.$5.00 to $30.00
Men's Suits, Boys' Suits, Men's Furnishings, Hats
and Caps in all the new styles now showing.
COTTON GOODS ADVANCING
A glance at the daily pa pel's will tell you they tiro going
up. Wo are fixed for the high prices and you gel the hcnclil.
Standard Cotton Checks, regular > l-3e. ... .7 1 2c
40-in heavy Se.-i Island, regular 0?.7 1 2c
Heavy Shirt.ing Cheviots.10c
Retter get yours now while lhe price is right.
Make Our Store Your Store
DRESS GOODS DEPARTMENT
(ioods in every h'aliric iiuulo. All I he novelties in
s. Trimmings I ? mate/It, Buttons to iiuiteli,
all-wool Serges . ..50c
Some satisfaction in buying shoes that you know
will prove good. Our Shoes are of the better kind.
LAURENS' BEST STORE THE VALUE GIVERS