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HEAVY IN DECEMBER
lichland Leads, Florence Second,
Chasleton Third. List of New En.
Columbia, January 10.--Charleston
county sold $592,186.93 worth of
whiskey, beer and wines during the
year 1913, according to flguros com
piled by Wtate Dispensary Auditor
Mitohum. The operating expenses for
the dispensaries in Charleston County
during last year amounted to $38,037.-.
64, the broker'age -to $551.65, and the
not profits to about $110,000, estimat
ed. The net profits for the last quar
ter have not been reported, but figur
- ing on the basis of the first three
quarters, which amounted to $84,382.
05, the net profits should run about
$110,000 for the year.
December was a -big month in the
grog shops of South Carolina. There
was sold during that period an aggre
gate of $465,234.31 in the dispensaries
of the State.
'Figures for the year 1913 were not
available today, but an estimate
shows that $3,000,000 will probably
represent the amount of alcoholic li
quors sold during the year. Of this
Richland county sold close to $1,000,
Sales by Counties.
The December figures show that
twelve counties operated with dispen
saries. Orangeburg's dispensaries did
not get started until nea'rly the end
of the month, so no figures are given
for sales and operating expenses from
Richland led the December sales,
with Florence second, Charleston be
Aiken sold $43,208.95 and had $1,989
in operating expenses.
Danberg's sales amounted .to $20,
036.82, with $781.10 in operating ex
Barnwell's sales for December were
$35,520.72, with operating expenses of
'Beaufort sold in liquors, 'beer, etc,
$21,856.57, while the operating expens
es were $901.19.
Calhoun sold $14,716.22, and the op
orating expenses were $400.43.
Charleston's sales were $68,769.88,
while the operating expenses were
'Dorchester, one of the new dispen
saiy counties since the election of last
summer, sold during December $14,
732.70, and had in operating expenses
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Florence county had -heavy sales
during (Decem'her disposing of $80,
437.85 worth of alcoholic beverages,
and the expenses of operation were
Georgetown sold $22,961.80 and had
$682.91 in operating expenses.
Jasper county sold $3,260.40 and the
operation of the dispensaries cost
Union county sold $27,444.35 and
the expenses of operation were $460.26.
Richland county sold $199,811.60 and
the operating expenses were $4,089.37
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Center Point News. *
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Center 'Point, Jan. 12.-Mr. E. M.
Elmore broke the new year last
Thursday night with an old time break
clown. Quite a crowd was there and
all reported a very pleasant time.
Mir. L. M. C. Moore was a business
visitor in Laurens Saturday.
'Mr. Carl Redden and sister, Miss
Alice, spent Saturday night and Sun
day with Mr. G. W. Moore and family.
'Misses 'Minnie and Mayne Miller
visited their uncle, Mrs Arthur Rid
(lie near Laurens last week.
Those that spent the 'lay at Mrs. W.
1. Miller's Sunday were Misses Pearl,
Lula and Mollic Anderson, Miss Wi
nona 'Chaney, (Messrs Shaw Cuning
han and John Anderson, Mrs. George
McPherson and children.
'Mr. W. E. Moore spent Saturday
night and Sunday with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. M. L. C. Moore.
Mr. G. W. Moore was in town Sat
urday on business.
'Mr. and Mrs. Joe Stribbling are
visiting in Laurens.
Misses Annie Sue and Lit. Cannon
are spending a while in Greenville.
Mr. U. S. Elmore is being kept very
busy sawing these days.
HOT SPRINGS, ARlKANSAS
RIlMIE)Y ENDS CONSTIPATION
Don't worry and don't take Calomel.
Put your sluggish Liver in fine con
dition and get rid of sick headache,
biliousness and dizziness.
Get a box of the famous HOT
SPRINGS L.IVlIR HUTTONS of any
worthy druggist todr.y, 25 cents.
Gentle, blissful, wonderful workers
they surely are; take one tonight and
free the bowels from poisonous waste
and gas. You'l1 feel bright and happy
There's nothing on earth so good for
Constipation and stubborn liver.
Hot Springs Liver Buttons, Hot
Sirings Rheumatism Remedy and Hot
Springs Blood Remedy are sold in
Ltaurens by Laurens Il)rug Co.
'owds of Satisfied !
ne and get your a
"ercales worth 12 1-2 pE
of Chambray to arrive, ]
rtain Goods at .
es, value 3Octs per pair,
es, value 4Octs per pair,
ance to buy that 5
CROSS HILL NEWS
Cross Hill, Jan. 11.--Cross Hil
Lodge No. 188 Knights of Pythias
hold an important meeting last Mou
day evening. The first important bum
mess transacted was the election c
the following oflicers:
'Dr. J. H. Miller, Dept.; J. W. Slim
mons, C. C.; J. 0. Denny, V. C.; J. A
Outhrie, Prelate; C. J. Hipp, A. W.
J. L. Carter, K. R. & S.; J. H. Rasoi
M. F.; J. E. Leaman, M. E.; H. H. Ful
ter, M. A.; J. 11. Rudd, 1. U.; R. 1
Wade, 0. G.
It was also decided to have a ban
quet and public meeting on the even
lag of the 23rd inst., to which a num
ber of guests will be invited and a
which several prominent speakers wil
be present to address the body.
Mr. M. T. Simpson has at his horn
here a beautiful orange tree which h
has grown from seed plant. The tre
is now five years old and is bear
lag 36 pretty oranges. The fruit o
course, is of diminutive size, being
about one-fourth that of the semi
tropical orange, but the little tree wit]
its yellow fruitage presents a beauti
ful appearance. During the winte
months the tree is protected from the
cold by keeping it in a warm house
With such care and protection has the
tree been nursed by .Mr. and Mir
Simpson that it seems in perfec
The new council recently electe
have taken charge of the municipa
affairs of our town and business i,
moving on smoothly. The followinj
are the ofiscers elected for the year
J. I). Witherspoon, intendant; W. M
Miller, .1. henry Rasor, Conway Dia
and John C. Wnde, wardens. Mr
James Koon continues to stand guar(
against peacebreakers, and .1 H. Nance
is secretary for the council.
The .Messrs Bozeman brothers art
here with their saw mill, getting oua
lumber for some improvements whicl
Rev. J. A. Martin h making on hih
recent purchase. The saw mill is or
Mr. Martin's farm.
Congressman .Joe T. .Johnson wat
here for a short while one day last
week mingling with some of his man.
friends at this place. He is very con
fident of the present administration
and sees better government and Imort
prosperous conditions ahead of us
Laurens county is proud of her sor
and appreciates the service Mr. John
son has so ably rendered his statt
ILL IN F
shoppers. Lots of
re. Goods are goirn
Don't wait and
er yard at - 8cts
WlIiIl End Price 5cts
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t - - - 20c.
t - - - 25c.
uit and Overcoat
- CASH I!
k Mr. John B. Rasor of Greenville
came down Saturday to see his rela
tives here lie left Sunday to visit his
1 sick sister, iMrs. Sallte Pylles at
Greenwood, on his return -home.
The School improvement association
will give an oyster supper here next
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TYLERSVILLE DOTS. *
Tylersville, Jan. 12.-This is a blue
Monday, as our 'i'iendk, Copeland
would say, a good freeze on the land.
.Y. B. Blakeley of Greenv'lle, was
_ in Tylersville Sunday.
'Mr. W. 1. Patterson of Lanford sta
t tion, visited T. P. Poole and family
The Rural Supervisor, Miss Gray,
visited the Sandy Springs school last
Tuesday. We are all glad to see Miss
_ Mr. Prince has moved into the Vat'
ren Blakely house. ('!ad to welcome
new neighbors to our comiimunity.
A good many from our neighbor
ehood attended the teachers' meeting
inl Lau rens Satud'(a1y.
Mr. Paul Abererombie of Youngs,
spent Tuesday night with Mr. J. W.
t * SILO1[ JIaiTTER. *
Shiloh, Jan. 12.-Little lma. ll(d
er, who is at the blind school at. Cedar
Springs, was stricken down two or
three weeks ago with pneumonia. ler
mother 'went to her bedside and nurs
ed her until she recovered sufliciently
to be brought home. The latest is that
I she is getting along very nicely.
'Mrs. Fannie Irven has returned
from Kings Mountain, N. C.
Mr'. John Y. Ilenderson, of Barks
(ale, was at his son's, W. I. HIlender
Messrs Walter Lindley and laines
Tollison, of Piedmont, visited Mr. J.
r,. lellams, from Friday until Sunday.
Messrs. Willie I rven and .lohn Arm
strong were in Greenville several
We offer extra. values on our teill
ceit counter just at this time as we
have found quite a lot of odd p)ieces
that were 15c, 20c and 25c that we
have placed On our ten cent. (o1untee
to smove them quick.
S. M. & K. It. Wilkes & Co.
good pickings left.
*g fast. Remember a
New lot Voile Shirt Wai
New lot Silk and Crepe
One lot House Dresses a
One lot Linen Toe and I
One lot Lisle Hose black
by the box of 3 pair
and save all the i
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* MOUNT OLIVE. *
Mt. Olive, Jan. 12.-Mr. Herbert M.
Cooper, of Cuthbert, ia., is visiting
his Parents and other relatives in this
Mr. J. F. Knight and family spent
the week-end at Ware Shoals.
Mr. and 'Mrs. M. W. Hill visited Mrs.
Hill's mother at Cross 11 Saturday
Mr. W. E. Wusiington has returned
to Salisbury, N. C., after spending
several days at home.
Miss Bessie Cooper has returned
from Greenville, where she has been
under treatment for her eye. It is
homed that she will soon recover.
Mr. W. 11. Redden has recently
moved to the place occupied by Mr.
R. R. Baldwin last year.
Misses Sarah Cooper and Bertha
1Holt returned last Monday to Lin
wood College, N. C.
.Mir. Boyce Boland has recently pur
chased a fine horse.
. .W. Meeting.
Laurens Camp No. 98 W. 0. W. will
hold Its regular annual meeting for
the election of officers for 1914, on
Thursday, .Jan. 15th, at 7:30 p. in.,
by order of the Consul Commander.
J. W. Thompson,
Ills Stomach Troubles Over.
Mr. Dyspeptic, would you not like
to feel that your stomach troubles
were over, that you could eat any kind
of food you desired without injury?
That may seem so unlikely to you that
you (10 not even hope for an ending
of your trouble, but permit us to as
sure you that it Is not altogether imu
Possible. If others can be cured per
manently, and thousands have been,
why not you? John R. Barker, of Bat
tle Creek, Mich., is one of them. He
says, "I was troubled with heartburn,
Indigestion, and liver complaint until
I used Chamberlain's Tablets, then my
trouble was over." Sold by all dealers.
Cures Old Sores, Other Remedies Won't Cure.
The worst cases, no matter of how long standing,
are cured by the wonderful, old reliable Dr.
Porter's Antiseptic Healing Oil. It relieves
Pain and Heals at the same time. 25c, 50c, $1.00
W en you feel iscouraged,
vous, tired, worried or despondent it is a
sure sign you need MOTT'S NERVERINE
PILLS. They ,renew the normal vigor and
make life worth living. Be sure and ask for
Mott's Nerveriie Pila Price $.60
W11 LIAMS MFG. CO., Props., Cleveland. Ohio
LAUREAS DB3UI CO.
Lanms, S. C.
Plenty of Money-sa
ale closes on the 241
sts, value $2.00, at - ..
Shirt Waists, value $3.04
nd Wrappers, value up t,
-leel Ladies Hose at.
only, 3 pair to box, valk
)rof it. You will sa
POPHAM'S ASTHMA REMEDY
pives instant relief and an absolute cure
an all cases of Asthma. Bronchitis, and
Hay Fever. Sold by druggists ; mail on
receipt of price $r.oo.
Trial Package by mail 10 cents.
WILLIAMS MFG. CO.. Props , Cleveland, Ohio
LAURENS DRUQ CO.
Undertakers and Embalmers
Calls answered any hours, day or night.
LAURENS, S. C.
J1m. W. Fer'guson C. C. Featherstone
W. B. Knight
FROUSON, FBAThBRTONE & KNKIfH
Attorseyu at Law
Laurens, S. C.
Ptempt and careful attentien given
to all buines.
Ofbee Over Palmsetto Bank.
Dr. T. L. Timmerman
People's Bank Building
Laurens, S. C.
WILLIAMS' KIDNEY PILLS
Have you overworkedi your nervous sys
tem and caused trouble with your kid
neys and bladder? Have you pains in
loins, aide, back and bladder? Have you
a flabby appearance of the face, and un
der the eyes? A frequent desire to pass
urine? If so, Williams' Kidney Pi1l3 will
cure you-Druggist, Price 60c.
WILLIAMS MFG. CO.. Props.. Cleveland. Ohio
LAURENS DRUG CO.
Laurens,. S. C.
B. R. TODD
Engineering and Contracting
Land Surveys a Specialty
.onerete Work Skillfnlly done or in.
Drawings and estimates of all Kind.
Telephone No. 346
Laurens, S. C.
DR. CLIFTON JONES
Office in Simmons Building
Phone: Office No. 86; Reedence 219.
$1.29 and $1.39
), at $2.19
$2.00, at .69
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vye interest on