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URGES STATE FUND
MMAlster Endeavors to Show Benefits
of Such Plain. !leans Two 3iion
Columbia. Dec. 13.- -A State life in
surance fund and the passago of the
hill introduced in the lower house last
year by iepresentative W. C. Irby, of
I.alurens, providing for the establish
tunt of such a fund are urged by in
su iIe 'Comimt issioner P. l1. Alellas
ler in his fortointing anntal report
to the ( ttneral .\ssentily. Says Mr.
"htre fun has been had by those
who are cynical as to the State's giv
ing relief to the widows aid orphans
by iel:Is of a State life insuralice
fund at the opening senttence in the
report of the insurance coinissioner
last year in proposing the establish
hintnt of such a fund.
"I .et 11nw repeat that sentence: 'If
the State of South ('arolina should re
l(-h pweinitti1 receipts and dli,
tribute the( fluids therefrom to the
wIidows an' o)rphats an(d other beneti
tiaries of iher citizens Who seek to
provide for timin1 by means of life
insurance, anld if hiet citizens would
trust her a.s they do life insurance
comnpany i:nage,'s hundreds of miles
away. South Carolina would be ittle
1'endeint of hanks and bankers to re
fund ier public debt, provide the mil
lion dollars needei for the lospital
or' the insane, ali supply funds for
her and her counties for their tempor
Means $2,000,000 a Year.
"There are a nuther of entipaniles
which collect large amounts in South
Carolinha thuitg h the mails, but which
to not ma ke reports to the insurance
departinent. 1But those life insurance
coinpariies w'hieb'it do nake reports to
the insurance departIntent collected in
12 in Soul i ('alx)Ilitna p'emt)iuihts tto
the antoiuit of $ 1.9 , 8I*S2: they paid
lack in pollcy claim $1.79;,791. From
carefully nitpih''i dt:i a it is estinat
'.d that t!n'v pail in taxes and agetcy
tx14ns1,.S in Soul ii ('arolinat $1.2:20,177,
about 2.) Ill cent o:' tin' total incote,
of which toe ta:xe s wer, -1 per ce. I
This leave., an excess incoIne over dis
bint eint.- of aloit $1,571,-110. The
excess is over $2,00.1)01)0 if the preini
utlii receipts of those comWipaniles col
le ting by ilnai, but not reporting to
tinruice derniuent, were to be
"If thlt :,1ntence qiuoted be consid
red it will be seen tow fully '_$2.i01.1
null0 a year w.obili supply all the neteds
indicanted. The ot:i Slate alpropral -
tions for the pines1'nt year' ar'( only
$,S0,nt77. le'sijie there Would be no
.melt, exp'n e ; ire asi :'I pt,; cent,
ittw--fifth o f' d :h tutil i oinne for the
',it I to I r i ' O: 1 life insur1alace fu1141,
not ('ot - i in1t1.le I li iii tnow
ch.iarg i tr t 'n iounty a t titani(I
1a 1 ien'' f4'4 ;s ad taxes.
"SIut 1:. L t it . lnt'uls - :1'a i not l rt- .I
c tted ot e st :osiaion that. the wo
ple of tet Stat will pay all of their
life inurancess sriums' to the State.
uomt dity sh may done, buttii hatt
ciwath iberty oif ithe vindviuai
th ieof Shals 4.Iron lss ha
'nSat lifh' jsuneI tnin oh
lTw m ran t in. abo fo titihepm one' t
iTh-i pr'oes tis iin' forc: '(tile, yt
sucht heni's 'ntre' doom' tante seet
:bou i-tl rr t' ting t ndslitios w i h wd r
nd ;iitte s i t' t nt' 'to o l ate nvt o
"Stat; if e itsurance tsoun tio ee
1of sott xcli rwth. ithouat pide'3 tgent
itlenn nevrt the stio te a cmpilor
hin voum owithli teits pritelyth nnated
omastnist alnit it State iinst'aee
tonrltiev' wte nessilies onte widowtt
t ia orphxn. ; lif the i Slat' is tvber to
pov ide a ptuntyfoierciizn
l to makposae o mforital byA inv~i es
ti ffe;' io tet l e i ev er t tt d o lthsei
cinwl h i~~esa il one another' bur-3it
dens buti- it tht. tsame atimr eache illi
bear ghils own burett'ns, tnthe tate
must. ('Oitiiuilsh af Stmt. li t inuranc
fu' n. It. hs the mchuinory runing1.
and tht all-rkmay be' dionemcl without
extra ost. Sall tis fullwichc bina
dogether wstle dr~i o h )idi
inrits ofurpose and lon itpincgames
prf ivae bf'iesth aveunmitaabd tei
indiv iatenusis isrtunes forlpr
te gain;r ieinsrac, patcuary
"Tha communfityrofucnteryest. It C.no
fr'of ~ai-Itus it ninhe omofun 1to)
whoic allaayor shold tontibuaitil
indivdualinendddfrpetg ortuns wit
TAKE PLACE OF OLD
Conference if Military Officials Do.
cides on Plan to Moot Demands of
Federal War Department. Capt.
Watson in Attenaduce.
('olumbia, Dec. 12.--Carrying out
the results of the reinspectiotn and in
accordtance with reconImendationii
naade by Secretary of War G arrison
to Gov. Illease, the Conference of Mil
itary ollicials with the governor to
night decitlett ol the following plan:
The coIpany at Conway will be
auilstered out, will reorganize antd the
new conmpany nmtlstered in to take its
The conlpany at Bennettsville will
be muustered out, will reorganize and
the new coipany tuttere(d in to take
TIhe company at 1Barnwell will be
mIuistered out, will be reorganized, and
the new co1pany Iustered in to take
The comnpany at Chesterfield will
be mutstered out and its place will be
taken by a conpany at Cheraw which
is ready antd organized. Tlhe Cheraw
conmpany will bo assigneid to the tlhird.
Tle colpany at Lamllberg will be
nmustered out and its place will be
taken by a coIpany at Woodruft in
Spartanburg county and it will be as
signed to the third reginment.
It was these five conpanies which
Secrtary Garrison withdrew federal
aid fron and recomniended that they
be disbanded. The new colmu'panies at
Cheraw, Conway and Woodruff are
ready and will be mustered in at once,
probably next Monday. All of the
live conmpanies to be disbanded will
go out of service within ten days
and the new companies will all be
nbustered in and the three regiments
brought to their full qiulota of twelve
('0111 lmIes by Deceniber :1.
The military counlcil of which
('apt. It. I". Watson, of (Greenville is
a mon)her, in Sessio1 tonight in the
Goverilori's olice, apportioned the
State appropriation of $12,000) for
Inutintenance of the mnilitia. .\djit.
(b-nmeral- .\loore atttendled tis meetcing.
WEATI(1'1Itl 1)1 EASES
To prevent cold weather diseases.
nit yotIr bodly into a propwr healthy'
codition to succ essfu3lly resist theni.
('olds, _ripins. bronchitis, 11neulnionia,
catarrh. typhoiI fever, rheultatism a1r11I
Other ai! ients 1118y be escape'dl in mnosI
cases, if this is done. Ituill up your'
h(-alth :anti strIgit-I --you' n0er'ves :.1d
blood a(Id entire body into such shi:ai
th::t you ('nn counil t on goo:lI Io.:llt h all
Iuringi th' wint''" lnon(ths by takting
IR 'xall Olive Oil -:nntlsion, (':' ileal
i taol. n1 -rve and holy httilder.
1h:i is a reliarkalel' inLicine, but1
:a ('01n10 -e(' 0114'. It doesn't stiin
ul::te. So-called "toni1 s" Ilt::t sthu1
- ti:ite( give you no( perin~tanent. relief;
h:itt lea:v' you worse off' than before.
gIexall O!ie Oil i1(ulsion contain
none of these harnifull stinul1lathing in
gledients, such as alcohol :n(1 da!nger
ous andtil habit-forming druigs. Its great
ben(it to you is through its real nerve
:anel bloodf and body-building effects.
It. nourtishes, bu1ilds, strengthens. Its
Ilei doeIIs no4t rest onI 1)uaking1)0 youl fel
be4tterI for aI fewl 11iiutes at aI tiite Lat
ter) takling It, hut on nInoking 3y)t1 Ieel
It exaltl Oivye Oil m Ilsion Is the
idteal bilootl andO ner'v-foodl toii. You
who are'4 wleak auid run1I-down', anld you)
tilable to M suffer fr'on ivarlious ('old(
iweat.herl ailinents, use Itexall Olive Oil
l'ni ulsion to get andil keep wiellI and
st.rong. l~o r the tir edl-OutI runi-dtown,
nerv'ious. lacIIiaLtedt orI deblit.aited- the
conva ile(sinig -- grolwin g chIiireni - --aged
J1)pol---1t is LI 5snsibe aid to renewved
stren'igthi, better'I spir its, glow ing
the (4el)brated1 lh'\xi'li HIIeredil's-is
yourII family3. You'll lie aIs enlthulsiasti(
LIb)ou1t, it as we are wh'iilen you1 ha ive
not.ed4 its p)4leasantI tast(, its str'ength)
I aLs(-prevein( Ijg 44ffects. II' it does
not)1 helt you youI301r mon0y3 ilttlibe givi
en backel to yout without argum~lent.
S(o!l inl this ('onununi1lt y only at (our1
st ore( --Th'le itexLI Store -Onle of more'(
thanII 7,000~t leading1 drn'tg stor'es In tihe
Un1Ited S tates, Cianadla, and( mi Get
i ltainl. 14aur Iens IDru)Ig Co., I103 W.
Main St.. Todd builing, Lau rens, S. C.
(CIllilSTMANM ANtD NEW YEABt 1101,.
-A TI,A NTCl4 CA STl 1,IN E
TIhe Standl4ard Iltllroitd of the SouthI
TPickets will he on sale fromn all
polInts on1 tile Atlant11Ic 0)5 e Ca tLine to
aII ll pints Southi of tile Ohio am1i4 I'o
tomalis andI East of thle .\1Is~siippli
Itiveris inceluding Wa)shin~gton, (incini
nati,1 Evansville andi Caliro, for4 alt
tliains IDec. 17, 18, It9, 20, 21, 22, 23,
21, 25 and14 31 andi .JLan. l----limited re
t he Noithiwest and South west. on D~ec.
24), 21, and 22, limlitedI returning .lln.
S. C. to IILtlan, Cubaii, on1 D ec. 20.
limhited reoturning .1)an. 6th, 19t14. Pas
sengers miust re4achI orIgInal star'tinog
poin1t by3 01' befor'e m111Iiht or reOt.urn
reser'1vations1, etc., apply to 'Ticket
Agents, Atlantic Coast LIne, or address
TI. C. WllIITE,
GIeeraI P'assenlger Agent,
Wilmington, N. C.
W. J. CRAI0,
Passenger' Tr'ailc Manlager,
WVilmnington, N. C.
I~olls! D~olls! Dolls8 Biggest assort
mlenlt ever shown In the city, all sizes,
either iires'sedl or uln(,ressed, prices
$. M. & A II.H Wilkes r
VALUABLE FOB. LAND SALE.
- - ISt~she of South Carolina,
(liven by Aaron Burr to Negro Just (ounty of Laurens.
Before t amous Duel.OF COMMON P AS.
Beforethe Fmon 8 el..Vi rglinia-Carolinaa Chieijical Company,
Pittsburgh, Dec. 1,.--William St. Plaintiff,
Paul Jasper an aged negro, tenporarl- aist
ly detained in the office of the county ans, and Cole h. Blease, Defendants.
jail here while friends adjusted a corn- l'wnt to it decree O the court
plaint against him, today told Warden in the above stated cause, we will sell
Edward Lewis that it wonderful dia- at Imblic outcry to the highest bidder,
mon(1 watch fob he carried had once at Liirens Court 1ou1e, South Caro
be the property of Aaron ur.January next, be
beex ~te )I0~e~Y o Azr~i Bu Inlg Monday the 6th day or the 'month,
Ilis grtuidfather, said Jasper, had (uring the legal hours for public sales,
beent Burr's personal servant, and just the following described property, to
before H1urr1 faced Alexandeor Hamilton wit:
In their Hiistorie duel, he gave the All that certain tract, piece or lar
servant the jewel, telling him to keep uer 'Powisi , lrins and in
it. lie did, passing it on to his son, said S'tate, known as the land of U.
and it finally came t:, .Jasper, who is Wash hunter, containing 827 acres,
a veteran of the civil war and on the more or less and bounded by lands
pension roll for wounds received in of Mrs. of 1. IunYu, lno
battle. Guy Copehand, the hlalock lands, and
lands of I ayne 13. Workman, and oth
Keep the bowels active and regular ers. Said tract of land pursuant to the
ifyou would enjoy health. Dr. M. A. decree of the Court has been sub-di
Simmons' Vegetable Liver Medicine is vided into parcels or separate tracts as
an excellent 'medicine for that purpose. follows: to wit:
It never disap'oints. Ask fo.' the tin 'i'ract No. I containing 80 acres,
box with the picture of Dr. M. A. Sin- more or sq, hounded ly lands of uy
mons on the front panel. Price 25c. Copeland, the Blalock Place, lands of
Sold b~y all Druggists. I layne 1B. Workmnan and 13ush1 RIver;
Tract No., 2 containing 127 acres, Terms of sale: Cash, purchaser to
more or less, bounded by lands of Mrs. pay for' papers. If the terms of Salo'
John H. Hunter, Hayne D. Workman,- are not complied with, the lands to
Public Highway leading to Laurens; be resold on the same, or some sub
Tract No. 3, containing 95 1-2 acres, Sequent salesday upon the mame terms,
more or lesi, bounied by Tract No. 2, at the risk of former purchaser, Or
public highway leading to Laurens, purchasers. A bonus or ieposit of. a
Tract No. 4 .and Bush River; reasonable suer will be rej'lired of
Tract No. 4, containing 166 1-4 acres each successful bldder, or idders, as
more or less, bounded by public high- a g of coillil c with their
way leading to Laurens, Tract No. 5, bid, or bids, and the terms or tale.
lands or Tuy Copeland and ''mactNo. of J. ae . Copela ser,
a3; W. t. Davis,
tract No. 5, containing 126 1-2 acres 21-3t Receivers.
more or less, bounded by tae said pub
lic highway leading to Laurens, Tract Notlvo of Anrnual Meeting.
No. 6, Bushi River and 'Taract No. 4. The annia o merting of the stock
Tract No. 6, containingu 125 acres, holders A bntandard Buildiog and
more or less, bounded by public high- Loan Asslci ion will be 1e01 in to
Sway leading to Laurens, tile Phinney oide of Peoples Loan and x
land, oush River and Tract No. 5 change Bank on Tuesday, Dec. 6bli,
'tract No. 7, containing 108 acres, at 4 o'clock.
mort or less, bounded by Tract No W. . MCuen,
, landi of h. ai. Young, Luy . Copet Sec. and Trca.
lan and ush River. A more com
lviete Nescription of te said lands will
appear by reference to a pulat hhad - b
an11. u Suriveyor, datP No'. l !;e
1a13, acillas' Indian Pile Ointment cio n cure
5,f ar"_ Bleeding and ..hing Yoiungs. It ab
the clerk 'of court's oflce, at Laurens,once,
or by application to the undersigned acts as a poultice' gives instant relicf.
Receivers. ViiiimW Inolianme Ointment is pre
The aforesaid lands will be sold first ( pare(1 Ples nd itching of the private
par. )rur J smail 60c and $1.00.
lin separate parcels, and then as a WILLIAM* M141. C0.. prmst. Cleveland, Ohl*
whole, the 'highest and best bid to be UBENA DRUO %0.
acepited. fLs~ren . . D.
IF YOU (OME HERlE LUCKY PEOPLE AREII TIlSE WI HO NOW IS TIlE TIME
YOU WILL FIND OUR LINE BUY RIIIIIT. TIlS IS THiE 11O3IE AND OUR STORE IS TIHE PLACE
* of C11ISTMIAS GOODS OF CIIRIST3LIS GOODS AND AT TO RUY YOUR USEFUL
IS INEQIJALED. TilE RIGIIT PIIICES. CHIRISTMAS GOODS
" ; V
IF YOU value your friendship enough with anyone to give a Xmas Present
value it high enough to give something serviceable, useful and attractive. Feel that
Christmas Spirit and do your Christmas shopping now,--only 8 more days and Christmas
" will be here. Remember the early shopper chooses from a full stock. Right now you
will find our store brim-full of ideal Christmas Gifts. You are cordially invited to pay
our store a visit now and see for yourself the many useful and attractive gifts we have
to make shopping easier for you. We have printed on this page a great .
MANY USEFUL CHRISTMAS PRESENTS.
1lngn Toel hestte Ti'holly and other Taney'
ind bnl)roidere(d .edges --each 25c ('hristnas lHibhonsall widths
to . . .. .. . .... ....$1.00 ya d .... .... .... ....2c-to 10c
TIale Napkins, blen ehed linen, Ladies' ]lose, in eotton, lisle. andl
at $in fin'ish 11 to 26 inches. Pr-ce silk, evenintg shades and staples,
dozen .... .... .. $1.00 to $5.00 price, pair ....25c to $1.00
''Table I1n)a isk, all linen, atin Christmas Warne- Corsets, a
finish, Ihnnidor brand, yard 25c model for eery fignre, pair $1.00
to . .... .... .... .... .... $1.25 to .... .... .... .... ....$3.00
Ladies, lisses and Children's LJaees for making the thianiy
" I landIkerchliefs. I he Christmlats kimdi fancy Ch1rist wa~s p resents be to 50c
l'rn-e., (e lh .... .. ... .5C to 50C
Felt. "'.Jiliets"' and " Kminfy
lianies 21'inch linrellas, $1.00 isi," all shades and sizes, at the
to .... .... .... .... ....$3.50 pair .... .... .... $1.00 to $1.50
silver flesh Bags, all sizes and Ladies ine Shoes and Elippers
dshapes .... ......$1.00 to $5.00 -all slad makes $2.00 to $4.00
Lcalther alnd Clo0th 1IIand .Ragts, Fine Illankets-w\\hite and col..
nitvew-\est shapes and (colors, assorted ored----sIall anld large sizes at 75c
"' sizes, prices f'rom .... 25c to $5.00 .to .... .... .... .... ..$10.00 '
ChIiklh-e's 'Fan '}y Purs l.es, p) ret - Feiey Laee and Cloth Si'fs
Sty designis, each .. .'..25c to 50c and 'Table Covers, ..25c and 50c
Nine lIarrettes and Back Combs Pretty line of Paney Cultain
with Rthinestone Settings ....15c Materials-al kinds, yard at 10c
to .... .... .... .... .... ....50c to .... .... .... .... .... ..50c
Ladies' [.aloe Collars and Cnffs Serpentine Crepe and Kimona
to matel*--all prices from 50c Outings---pretty lot, yd 100 to 20c
to .... .... .... .... ....$1.50 rowel Crash---all k iids inelud
lFanev Bulgarian Collars and int( the new guest toweling. Prices
Bows--good assort men t ....25c yaIlrd, from .... .... ..5c to 50c
to .... .... ............$1.50.a
Windsor and Middy TIies, all --all the evening shaides at ..5c
t he leadinig ntew shades 25c to 50c to.. .. .. .. ... . .... ..$2.00
. 1Paney Bltiehes antd Huchlings, .______________-_____________Wool knitted Aviation Caps and1(
whi i Le, e reain an mlfancies 30c to 50c - PMl M esanRb A ntomobil HcI oods, . . 25c' to $1.00
Faney Silk Searf'ts in solids and hons, the kinuds for faney work, Baby Caps and1( Sacks. Wool
. faney floral designis, 25c to $2.50 yd .............. ..15c to 50c Knit, aill colors each . .15c to 50c
Kid anid Silk (Gloves, short and Plain Messal ine anmd TPaffeto ib. Wool Knit. Scarfs and Faseinia
long, " 'Channut " and "1Niagara bons, all widthIs, yard 3c to 30c tors, white, black and colors 25c
*( Maid.", price, pair . .50c to $3.50to............$10
1)001 01' Ibiaby Ribbon, any to..........$10
Ladies and Children 's Belts in shade for Christmas fancies, at the Children 's and Ladies' Wool
aill the new shades, eaich 10c to 50c yard ......... ......... ... .1 Knit Gloves and Mittens15co to 50c
LAURENS, .S. C.