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W. M. Melton Actor In Triple Tragedy.
Woman und Girl Too.
(Los Angeles, Jan. 7.--the wife of
W. M. Melton, the attorney and realty
agent killed last night in the tragedy
which Ibrought death also to Mrs.
Mary Graves Cox and her daughter,
Florence, was located here today. The
history of the man's life led officers
to conclude that the double murder
and suicide were the outcome of ,Mel
ton's inability to meet his engagement
to marry Mrs. Cox.
Mrs. Melton visited the morgue to
day and identified the body of her
husband. Police officers said they
were told by her that Melton had lived
at home and was regarded by her and
her neighbors as a model husband. His
frequent absence from home, she said,
she believed was dlue to business.
The police theory is that 'Mrs. Cox
learned only yesterday of the lex
istence of a Mrs. Melton and that in
a paroxysm of anger she shot Melton
and her daughter and then killed her
Lodgers in the house whore the
tragedy occurred said that when last
seen together Melton and Mrs. Cox
had appeared to .be on the best of
terms and there was nothing to 'indi
cate a quarrel.
Melton received four wounds, any
one of which would have proved
fatal, while Mrs. Cox was shot but
once. Around the wound in her head
were powder marks, indicating that
the revolver had been very close.
There was found a photograph of her
self and the child on which Mrs. Cox
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Over H. Terry's Store
had' written, 'lorenco Cox and May
Graves, 2734 Mission street, San Fran
cisco-Report the news at home."
'Melton was, a member of the lodge
of Elks here. -He had been attentive
to Mrs. Cox, wlio was a divorcee of
wbout three years, according to
Melton carne from South Carolina
where his father was a clergyman.
Lived i this State.
Spartanbiurg, Jan. 7.-W. 'M. Mel.
ton, who was killed in Los Angeles
Cal., formerly lived in Spartanburg
where his father, the late Rev. New.
ton K. Melton, was a Methodist pas
tor. He was widely connected through
out this county.
Mr. Molten was a graduate of the
law department of the University ol
South Carolina and while there made
an enviable record as an orator and
athlete. le stared on the varsity foot
State of Ohio, city of Toledo,
Lucas County. ss.
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that i
is senior partner of the firm of F. J.
Cheney & Co., doing business in th<
City of Toledo. County and State afore
said, and that said firm will pay the
sum of ON6 11NDR'il) )OLLARU
for each and every case of Catarrh
that cannot be cured by the use o
11ALL'S CATARRH CURE.
FRANK J. ClENEY,
Sworn to before 111 and subscribed
in my presence, this 6th (lay of De
cember, A. 1). 1886.
(Seal) A. W. Gleason,
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Send for testimonials, free.
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x. Price 25 Cents.
3., Proprietors, ST. LOUIS, MO.
to Land Surveys
DS. & CHEVES
of Laurens Building
1, both by experience and
meet every requirement.
ifer with anyone desiring
or surveys for any pur
tone calls will be promptly
0s. & Cheves
1s, S. C.
Cleandd /and Pressed by
fou'll find them here at
Laurens. South Carolina
OF COTTON GINNED
Four Hundred Thousand More Than
Sa me'Tlime Last Year.
Washington, Jan. r.--/he eighth cot
ton ginning report of the census bu
reau for the season, issued at 10
o'clock this morning, announced th'it
13,333,074 bales of cotton, counting
round as half bales, of the growth of
1913 had been ginned prior to Jan
uary 1, to which date during the past
seven years the ginning averaged 93.4
per cent of the entire crop. Last year
to January 1 there had been ginned
12,907,405 bales or 95.7 -per cent of the
entire crop, 14,317,002 bales, or 92.1 per
cent in 1911, and 12,465,298 bales, or
95.3 per cent in 1908.
Including in the ginnings were 104,
265 round bales, compared with 77,999
bales last year, 96,227 bales in 1911,
169,292 bales in 1910, and 113,919 bales
Clinnings prior to .January I by
States, with comparisons for last year
and other 'big crop years and the per
centage of the entire crop ginned prior
to that date in those years, follow:
States Ginnings P.C.
1913 .. .. .. ..1,467,943 ....
1912 .. .. .. .. 1,289,227 97.1
1911 . . . . ... 1,618,510 95.5
1908 .. .. .. .. 1,302,338 97.8
1913 .. .. .. .. 933,389 ... .
1912 .. .. .. .. 732,118 95.0
1911 .. .. .. .. 786,329 86.6
1908 .. .. .. .. 910,423 91.4
1913 .. .. .. .. 65,269 ....
1912 .. .. . . .. 56,042 95.3
1911 .. .. .. .. 86,421 91.5
1908 .. .. .. .. 66,855 94.7
1913 .. .. .. ..2,276,477 ....
1912 .. .. .. ..1,756,83.1 96.9
1911 .. .. .. ..2,623,917 93.9
1908 .. .. .. ..1,930,783 97.7
1913 .. .. .. .. 410,086 ....
1912 .. .. .. .. 366,402 97.8
1911 .. .. .. .. 353,503 92.6
1908 .. .. .. .. 453,210 97.1
1913 .. .. .. ..1,143,067 ....
1912 .. .. .. .. 936,415 93..3
1911 .. .. .. ..1,047,299 89.6
1908 .. .. .. .. 1,522,160 93.9
1913 .. .. .. .. 759,664 ...
1912 .. .. .. .. 857,189 91.6
1911 .. . . .. 975,22'd 86.6
1908 .. .. .. .. 647,505 9.1.7
1913 .. .. .. .. 804,1457 ....
1912 .. .. .. .. .9 17,452 9.1.3
1911 .. .. .. .. 900,409 88.6
1908 .. .. .. .. 525,610 95.1
1913 .. .. ... .1.342,988 ....
1912...... . . 1,173,216 95.8
1911 .. .. .. .. 1,08,753 89.2
1908 .. .. .. ..1,176,220 96.7
1913 .. .. .. .. 354,549 ....
1912 .. .. .. .. 248,503 92.9
1911 .. .. .. .. 381,281 88.7
1908 .. .. .. .. 317,010 94.9
19131.. .......3,668,080 ..
1912 .........4,461,746 96.0
1911 .........3,926,059 95.6
1908 .. .. .. ..3,486,007 96. 1
1913 ........107,105 ..
1912.. .......82,257 91.3
1911.. .......10,298 79.4
1908. .. . ... ..67,777 92.7
The ginnings of sea island cotton
.)prior~ to January 1, by States follow:
1913 ........ .........25,166
1912.. ...... ........1,085
1911 .. .... ...........38,091
1913 .. .. .. ......41,768
1912 .. .... ...........39,543
1911.. ...... .... .....3,099
1909 .. .... ...........49,944
Year South Carolina
1913 .... ........ ....7,386
1912 .... ........ ....6,629
1911 .. ........ ......4,798
1909 .. ...... .........12,135
The next ginning report wvill be0 is
sued( FrIday January 23, at 10 a. mn.,
and( wvill announce the quantIty of cot
ton ginned prior to January 15.
SICK, SOUHI STOMfACHI
More acids, gases and clogged-up
waste fromi Stomach, Liver, Bowels
Oet a 10-cent box now.
That awful sourness, belching of
acid and foul gases; that pain In the
pit of the stomach, the heartburn, ner
vousness, nausea, bloating after eating
dizziness and sicjc headache, means a
dilsordiered stormanih, which cannot be
regulatedl until yoij remove the causQ.
It isn't your stornach's fault. Your
stomach is as good as any.
Try Cascarets; they Im mediately
cleanse the stomneh, remove the sour,
undigested and fermenting food and
foul gases take tihe excess bIle from
the liver and carry off theO constipated
wvaste matter and poison from tihe
bowels. Then your stomach trouble is
ended, A Cascaret tonight will
straighten you out by morning-a 10
cent box from any drug store will
keep your stomach sweet: lIver and
Ibowels regular Cor months. D)on't
need1a groord. grnntle clenngn too,
MORNING DAILY FOR
CITY OF ANDERSON
William Banks Will be Editor of the
New Paper--The Intelligencer Will
live Full Associated Press Report.
Begins Next Tuesday.
Beginning next Tuesday, the Ander
son Semi-Weekly Intelligencer, of
which William Banks is editor, will be
issued as a morning daily paper. 'The
Intelligencer was recently capitalized
at $20,000, with M. M. Mattison, pres
ident; William Banks, editor, and W.
W. Smoak business manager. D.
Watson Bell will be news editor.
In announcing the departure the
proprietors state that they will have i
a full leased wire service of the Asso
ciated Press. For the present the daily (
paper will 'bear the nwme which has
been borne so long by the semi
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DIAL & TODD
Attorneys at Law
Enterprise Bank Building, Laurene, S. C.
PRACTICE IN ALL COURTS
Boney to loan on Real Estate-Long
123 acres, fon
Clinton rioad, well i
J. W. Moore
$20.00 per acre.
acr'es at a bargain.
Jno. Clardy Ph
45 acres one a:
f$45.00 per acre.
One house and
building at $1,000.(
1,000 acres, th
tracts, at a bargain.
The Dr'. Duval
and good neighbor'
A 50 acre fairi
One house and
gain for a quick sal
175 acres in Sa
F~arm. A bargain.
R. A. COOPER, President.
BUY A VEHICLE AT
Your Own Price!
On January 24th, next, we will
sell at our storage room in the town
of Clinton at Auction the following
vehicles of standard makes.
15 Top Buggies, Steel Tires
2 Top Buggies, Rubber Tires
1 Open Buggy, Rubber Tires
2 Open Buggies, Steel Tires
4 Canopy Top, Surreys
The purpose of this sale is to
make room for other goods, and "
the vehicles must be sold. Persons
anticipating the purchase of a ve
hicle will save money to see what
we have to offer.
The J. W. Copeland Co.
Clinton, S. C.
Pcurain. All kinds
d a yger. The CAUSE , iliana8 India i Ic ite t will cure
is Ilay Inenl bp! Pile dn ri Ici ngs Pies t b
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DR. LEONIIARDT CO.. iiulfalo, N. Y. (free book) par.-. J)ruggitmi ~ n $1.00.
WILLIANs MFG. CO., Peops., Cleveland, Ohio
old by Laurons Drug Co. and all druggists. laUD1NS DEU ,0.
LeSreSDS 4 0.
IS IN REAL ESTATE
miles east of Laurens Court House on
mproved at a bargain. Terms easy.
Place, near Mt. Pleasant, 75 acres at
Place, six miles west of Laurens, 125
near Boyd's Mill, 220 acres at $12.50
ice, near Mt. Olive, 165 acres, $10 an aere.
uid one-half miles South-east of Laurens,
l lot near the Laurens Cotton Mill School
ree miles west of Waterloo, in sever'al
.1Farm on Pea Ridge, 100 acres and(
mts, well located as to schools, churches ~
ri in same neighborhood at a reasonable
I lot on West Main Street, now at a bar
ullivan Township, the T. Wood Brown
i Trust Company
C. W. TUNE, sec. & Treas.
n A Bilakeley, Managers Real Estate Sales.
LAURENS, S. C.