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Laurens, S. C.
AI. SON I,141E President
W. (I. LANCASTER vice-Pres.
A RTHllt LE E Sec. and Treas.
Advertising Ittes on Application.
Obituaries and Card of Thanks: One
cent a word.
Entered at the postofilee at Laurens,
S. C., as second class mail matter.
Liil~s, S. V., FlilnU An l IY 4, 1913.
The Advertiser will be glad to
receive the local news of all the
commuutl.is in the county. Cor.
respondenrts are requested to
sign their nam:ei to the contri
butions.. Letters should not be
mailed later than Monday morn.
1leadlinje, "Sitff ragists tove presi
dent's heart." Where to?
The Foriner ill prohibiting white
teachers froH te:chin g negro chikren
and the attacl of Gov. Hjlease on the
dead father of Sen. Christensen are the
lowest examltples of cheap polities that
we have yet 'heheld in this state.
Otr legislators appear -to he very
fond of taklng little "jauints" to hos
.pitable citics. Woitldn't it be less
ex pensive for the state if they would
attend strictly to hbusiness and take
a !ittle "jaunt" homne a little earlie:'
'Ihe (cotumttittee alhipointedl to inves
tigate the conditions at the state in
sane asylum would confer a lasting
favor on the st:'le if they would go
right to the 'hotloan of every' chalrg,
leave notili ng tinturned, make an eatly
report to th e legislature and( allow the
whole q uestion to be setth ( once and
for all without any loss of time. 'I'lese
long drawnt out investigations are not
only unnecessar'y but ireate dis
satisfactiun. We are in favor of in
Vestigations whenever ne('ed'Il, bit
they : houlld be contluctedt swiftly aini
Two ece1 -it mie:stures havi brt' een
introdluce I iii '(' legtishLture affecting
thtis county. )n; i for thie incr"Ie~tse of
th" salary c"' the eounty supaierinterd
eni of eiduc t ion to il ,2itt: a yeat' and
the other for tin ehe"tio)n of county
s'1hool t ri:;t cs b,' ponimb1iir vote in the
-('1h0e l . -tricht l)an; two ineasure.s
aire ca!et:l:. l to 1o itnulh gont , as
'they' put the s :-:inten-leat's ollice' ont
abtter 1iania 11:11mhlAis .and tenld to
lo away with nti d isruel andl dtis
i-uiter'vli'r llmbert has built onle oif
theI most bue.t.tifitttI i as well as sitbtstani
tini11)1I ub i bridg's probialy in thle
state at Tr'unbhinag Shmoa.Is ont Reedy
river. Th'l b lridlge is of steel conistruie
tion and 390 feet lonig. Thlie mini spani
is 120 feet lon and thie dIri veway
hangs 35 feet abuove low wvater miarkl.
Te bidge ha's heen bui l~t stiretchiniig
fr'omi twoi bluiifs a fewoi li hrndred, feet
below the lowetr housei d:.m and has
beatut ifuil andi well graded winding
roadiS leadintg to eachl I plroach. A\
v'iw fro:n. the west ernt lill gives a
1heui 1fit I ielturei otf tis linie iece of
enrginieetirig. Althlourgh Mr. I lumb er't
ha s bil~t otheri fline bridges over thle
coun aty, lie -has not hitherto attempltEgd
antin g so amrbbits as this. It wvill
itanad as a Itastinrg monuiimerit to his
enuginaeeiirig skill -and bitslitness ability.
Aceordiniig to repiorts from C4oluima
hin, tihe .hill int Iroducted in the l egis
latutre at. the instantce of I taurents mner
chiants to pr'ovidle for' the separatIon
of the freight ofices ini thtis cIty re
eelived arm unfavorable report from the
rilIroad cottaititee anrd will (doubtl e.ss
go nto fur ilt'. Whether or riot time
lill If lpassed wvould have been pro
iute o (f any good cartnrot lbe t old. We
d10 itot belIeve, hioweve r, Iihat the men'
chtant s htav' proceeded in thle r'ight di
rection to secutre red ress, granitinjg
th at. they hiave a g riovanrce. .'omie kIind
of ittition to the head omeiers of the
rail roads askinig for a change ini the
riules would doutbtless r'elieove imtters
in ease the ofilet's agreed( to the pe
titlooners. Otherwise there l's recouirse
in the railroad commission. Ilowever,
TI-'e A dver'tiser' is constr'ainied to be
lieve that cause for grievance is
g'ratly overestimatedl, judtgintg by our
owvn experience In the freight offie.
We do not know of anooter place In
the city whiere we ar'e treated more
courtosly or whore we receilve bet
ter 'nrvice. It rmightl 'he thati we have
bretn miorec fotruuale thiain otlihers inr
th is reg~ard, brat we .feari th-at the t rou
bfc w'thi others hias been that they
too warn somnwhat at fault.
Rural Credits and the Torrens Sys.
'lhe general arguments in favor of
the .Torrons system of land registra
tLon have boon too frequently and too
w1dolf Vtatod to (require 'ropetition
here. While these arguments are ab
solutely conclusive in themselves and
should long ago have availed to bring
about general adoption of the system,
the introduction simultaneously in
both chambers of congress last
Thursday of a bil.1 looking to the
creation of a system of rural credits,
and the practical certainty that this
bill, possibly modified somewhat as
to details, will soon be enacted into
law, renders imperative the early in
auguration of the Torrens system of
registering land titles by any and
every state that hopes and desires to
get effective results from rural cred
"What shall it profit us," as The
Progressive Iartner, of Raleigh, very
forcefully puts it, "if a somewhat
lower interest rate is obtained, or if
money for land loans is made more
easily available, If we then find that
titles are too doubtful to be accepted
as collateral, or if the prohibitive
est of 'examining' a title every time
a loan is wanted, keeps the farmer
from uing the rural credit system
so la boriously wrought out for his
That such a situation would obtain
in Virginia, If our present system of
recording land titles is continued,
goes without saying. No person or
corp)(ation will today loan money
on real estate secturity in this state
without first having the title to the
real estate "examined," -and no agri
cultural bank, after a rural credit
system has been put in operation,
would make a loan without following
the saime method of procedure. In
such circullstances, the last state
of the farmer so far as ease and
promptness in securing loans on his
land as collateral are concerned, would
be no better than the first. Iven
W-here no insuperable iflicultiy in es
tablishing title should be experienced,
the necessary expense and delay at
taching to the securing of a loan
would practically prollibit him from
apllplying for it. Inder the ''orrens
system, on the contrary, both the cost
and the time reqiuired for cons'ummia
tion of the transaction would he min
imized, the certificate of registration,
with the state behind it, standing as
a guaralitee of the soundness of the
title and so beilg as readily available
as collateral ias a bond of the state or
federal government Would be.
S.urely the oegislators atl Richlond,
who have so long and so persistently
tuinel a deaf ear to all the other
rgilnills, altogetlie' onilisive
Iioiiul Ithey were andi(1 are, in favor
of the 'Torrens system, will not faill
to re ognize the added urgency whicli
I 'lo .lm allon noiw takes onl and, rcn
izinl: this u g n y, will not fatil ,t(1
isut the. farlers("' of \'irginia, in a po
:"ition1 to rreap the' mlaximum11 m1eas
ure of ho'neoit from the legislation
derdgn~edl to chevapon spnd facilitate lth'
-$-uin'ig of money- for' thle ipromliotioni
of' agrieiiltumral projeets. it is a miiat
te'r in whiech all the iterests in' the
(ommon wi~iuealthl I have a direc'(t (concern 'l
for' incr ieaseb ll prosperity3 for the farm -
er musti~I iniev itabily mean i inliesd
pro'(speiirity ifor the( st ate. at lar~ge
Norfolk \'i rgi nian -Pilot.
lill I01'S !-C-AS('A IWTS
Siek Iecadnehe, Souri Si omaichI, (his,
No odds how badl your iIIver, stom
nehl or' bocwels; how% miuchi y'our head
a("hios, how miserable andiu unicomfor't
aible y'oui are' fr'omi 'onisti pat ion, indi -
ge'stioni, hiijlihosnes and al ugglsh bow
els-you always get the desired results
D oii't let y'our stomach liI ver andc
bowels make you iserable. Take
Casca rets ton ight; put an eind to the
headache, biliousness, dlizzliness, nerv
ousness, sick, sour, gassy stomach,
backache and all.' other distr'ess;
cleanse y'ourI inld~e or'ganis of all the
bile, gases and~ conisti pated matter'
whlich Is produtc Iiig the 11misery).
A I10-cenit box mieanis healthl, happ)i)1
ness and a clear head foi' months. No
more (lays of gloom and1( distress5 If
you will take a Cascaret now and thlen.
All dru'iggists sell Casca rots. D~on't for
get th e child(1ren- -thoi' little i nsides
ne'ed a gentle cleanising, too.
Declares 1risual lDividend.
Thlie stockhlolder's of th e lIpmo Tlrus t
'ompiany hold thgp regular annI ual
mee'(tinug in thIie' i'nf(erprise IIa nk blald
Sig Monday i T 3, whlen the usuaal seveii 1)r
('('lt. dlv ideni wl~as declared. Th'le of
licer's repiiote thle companyl~ to be in
a [lou rishinug (cndion.
Hfow Is Your IBoiler?
it bas been statedt thfat al man'sf
stomach is lis boiler, lils body is hisE
engine anld hiis mouth the fire 'box. Is
youru boileor (stomach) in good work
ing or'der or is it so weak that it will
niot stand a ftull load and not able to
sullpply the nleedled energy to your on
gine (body) ? If you havec any trouble
wi th yourm stomach ChiamberlaIn's Tab
lets will do you good. Thliy strengthen
an in iivigormate tihe stomachi and~ enable
it to do its work niatural ly. Maay have
been oflice led by them. For' sale by
Il niel tainl's
KILLED HIS WIFE
Arthur Scott Arrested Yesterday on
Charge of Murder and Lodged in
Jail by the Sheriff.
Arthur Scott, a negro living in the
upper part of the county In Youngs
Township was arrested yesterday by
Sheriff Owings on the charge of miur
dering his wife, Mamie Scott. The
crime was committed sometime Mon
day night and the negro was taken in
custody Tuesday (morning and brought
here to be lodged in jail. As yet no
particulars in regard to the deed have
been obtained and the negro's rea
son for killing his wife have not been
* EKOM NOTES. *
" e" " " " e " " " " "
tEkom, Feb. 2.-Our community was
very much saddened Saturday morn
ing when the sad news was received
of the sudden death of Mrs. Eliyaboth
Cooper. Mrs. Cooper spent most of
her life in our neighborhoo and was
loved by all who knew her. We ten
derly sympathize with her children
and other relation in their sad bereave
Rev. J. A. Brock was the guest of
Mr. L. C. Culbertson's family Satur
Mrs. Davenport of the it. Pleasant
section, is visiting her daughter, Mrs.
Ii. Ii. Pinson.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Cooper visited
Mr. A. R. Thone and fatmily Sunday.
'Mrs. C. C. Cooper and daughter,
IIester, visited Mrs. Lou Culbertson
and daughter Sunday.
Mrs.L. C. Culbertson spent a day or
two near Fountain Inn last week, vis
iting his brothers, Meesrs James Cul
bertson and Marvin Coley.
Misses Mary McDaniel and .lessie
C(ulhertson were guests of Misses
'earl and Myrtle Culbertson Sunday.
$oied by Nature.
'nexpected rainfall Thursday night
solvel a problem for Wham pros.,
whlich had given them considerable
trouble during the day before and
which gave promise of still further
trouble. Expecting to move their ga
rage to some other part of the city, it
was desired to raise a large gasoline
tank out of the ground. The earth was
removed from around the tank, which
was sunk about six or eight feet. Sev
eral hefty laborers were called to the
job, but night fall caught them with
the job ulnfinishled, but the earth re
moved. All hands were called off to
return the next morning to continue
the w ork. During the night a heavy
rain fell and illied the large hole ex
envatedi around the tank. As the hole
filled up, the tank, buoyed pll by the
rising water, steadily rose to the level
of the yard silt'rroundting, where it rr
tauied until morning. Arriving on
th isl ne ealiy, the workmen saw
what the raiin had done. All that was
leflt for tetm, was to float the tank
from the surtface of the water to the
hankhs of the hole atid t here ro(ll it
overa on the sol( i tarth. What ptrobat
bly' would ha~ve taketn hours for sever
al metn to' do was dotne bty the rain
(Card of Titanks.
Atrs. Anana We'llIs anatd ch111(1retn 'wish
to1 thiatnk theitr kitnd friends for the
sympathy atnd kitndness shownt them in
their recent bereavetnetnt-the loss or
husbisantd andl fathietr. Words fail to
expre'(ss our apprteciationt, bu11t we hope
God int his inin iite miercy' will bless
A btout S,000 Ahe ad.,
Aeorditng to the reptort of the con
sits deipar'tment, the cotton crop in
Laurients county this year up to JTan
uatry I16th was ovetr eight thousand
hales ahead of last year at the same
tine. The ginnings upi to January
16th, 1914, were 43,273. Up to the
same time last year the ginnings wvere
Will lHe Opernted On
Mtr. E. V. Fergutsoni, the ptroprietor
of lFergutson's P'ressitig Club left yen
It'rday fotr~tl S artinburg w he(re he will
le opet'ated on today fort apptetndicitis.
Dr)t. i'teedly will petfonm the olteation.
A Winter 'otugh.
A stubbiotrn, annoy3'ing, dlepresnsing
('ough1 hatngs ont, tacks the body, wenk
etis the litngs, and1( often leads to se
tioius results. The first (lose of Dr.
Kitng's New Discovetry gives relief.
I ienruy U). Sandetrs, of Cavendish, Vt.,
was threatened wvith conisumptAon, af
ter' havitig pneumnotiia. lie wvrites:
"Dr.' King's New Discovery ought to
lie in ever'y family; it is certainly the
btest or all medlecines for coughs, colds
or lung trouble." Good for childtren's
couaghs. Montey back if hot satisfied.
l'r'iee 5'0c. andl $1.00. At all drl'ugglHts.
HI. E. IBucklen & Co.
'Philadelphia ot' St. Louis,
*+* * *** * *. * **,**
* Evier'ybodty's Doig It. *
* D~olng. whla t -Huyinig tickets*
* to the 'big shtow Frtidaiy n ight, *
* 1"eb. 6'tti. Local talent.*
TEAOHElRS 'TO M1EET SATURDAY.
Miss Mary Elisabeth 4rayser, of Win.
throp College, to 1(ake Address and
The regular monthly meeting of the
teachers association and rural school
improvement association will be held
at the city graded school Saturday,
beginning at 10:45 o'clock. A short
program will be carried out during
the first part of the meeting devoted
to the consideration of "Arithmetic."
Following the com pletlona of. this pro
grain Miss Mary Fliz.abeth Frayser, of
Winthrop college, will deliver an ad
dress on home economics alnd give a
demonstration of modern appliances.
The teachers, members of the rural
improvement Associations and all in
terested in the work are cordially in
vited to be present.
'Ple following is the program for
the first part of the meeting:
1 .Number Work in Primary Grades.
.liss Annie Putnam.
2 The Four Fundamentals in Arith
metic In Grammar Grades. Miss
3 Analysis in Problems. Miss Madge
4 Method of Teaching Interest. 10.
Miss Gray stated yesterday that the
county fair will coeic in for a short
discussion and that the preliminary
fair sheets will .be distributed. For
this reason she is especially anxious
that all the teachers be present.
Tillman Btack In Senate.
Washington, Feb. 2.-Senator Till
man, of South Carolina, returned to
his seat in the senate today, fully re
covered from the illness that -had con
fined him to his residence for several
DON'T LET CONSTJ PATlION
RUIN YOUR IIEALTII
It Deadens (lie Brain and Weakens
the Body. Nature Needs Real and
Harmless Aid to Overcome It.
Nature does her best to fight con
stipation and its evil effects. She
fights to the last atom of her strengtl),
but usually she has to have assistance.
To avoid the sluggish brain and
weakened body, the sick headache,
coated tongue and biliousness, it is un
wise to use unpleasant calomel, a med
icine so strong that it leaves most peo
ple "all klockedVout." Don't take
chances with.yog4. health.
A great numbel' of people have
learned that I)odson's Liver Tone
(50c) makes one brighter, healthier
and happier in a perfectly easy and
natural way, with no pain nor gripe
and no had after-effects.
The Laurens Drug Co. guarantees it
without condition and will refund pur
chase price if you are not entirely sat
I-lied. I)odson't Liver Tone is an ab
solutely safe, ileiasInt tasting vegetat
i!e 11(uid and a wonderful liver stim
aiInt which takes the place of calomel,
1imt he sure you get Dodson'.
Not~ice--Parties Having .roofing,
plumin Img or any kinld of metal repair
work, shouldl call on Martinl & Martian,
successors to Divver Brmos. All rep~air
work donie promlptly for cash.
For Sale-S. C. lBrownm Leghornl and
Wite Leghiora eggs for sale. $1.25 for
15. G. C. Holper, LaurlIens it. (1.
Wianted---To Pu rchase uplright Piano
of stanadard make, second( hlandt, but
in goodl condlition. Write "Pianio" care
Th'ie Advertiser. 27-2t
For Sale-Two goodl 'seconld haand
huaggiea anad three goodi amls. Appiy
to ii. D)ouglas Gray. 27-tf
For Saale-i lomea raised )horse, good
qlualities, sevena years 01(d. C. 10. .Mc
inney, Souathaern Cotton Oil Co. 26-tf
For Salie-Aboit 600 bulshels of
coamn in tile ear, and abolut '40 tons of
pea-vine, stover' and oat haay for sale
at market price. Jeff 'D~avis, L~arens.
fltot 5. 25-5t-pd
Rinaglet Barred Ply mmouitihRocks
Siplendid assortment of Cockerols ad
Plliets for sale at conservative prfc
es. Tis stock Is braed to a high stato
of purity. L. S. Fumller. 25-5it
For Sale or Trade--One 5-passen
ger auto.nolbile in first-class condition
for sale or will tradle tor real estate.
Address Box 147, Lauaretas, S. C. 24-5t
('0t011 Seed For Sale-1 bushels
of Imtlproved Big Hioll King Cottonm Seed
for sale. See me at onace. l10rnest
10asterby, Lauaren~s, S. C. 24i-5t
Saleswomen: 'lTako notice-if you
wanat to earna good money In a digni
fied anld lieasanmt foccu pation write
Thie McAll ister Company, Peopies
Gas. Builing, Chlicago, Illinois.
When you feel dmcage
vous, tired, worried or dies iondent it is a
tare sign you need MOT'..i NERVERINE
PILLS. They renew tihe normal vigor and
mako life worthl living. lio aura and ask for
Mottt's No~rverinre Pills C;agi
Wi LIA MS MFG. CO., Props., Cleveland, Ohio
LAUREM.. .JRU' CO.
Laurena, 5. (L
Phafting, P~io e, Bot, Repair, and
File., Y eth, Locke, Etc.
LOMBARD IRON WORKS, AUGUSTA, GA.
Gel cue ,.lmcu, bsere ecn buy.
Wham Bros. Garage to Move.
Monday morning work was begun
on a" new ,garage by Wham .Bros. on
the lot they recently purchased from
Messrs. W. G. LIancaster- and I. B.
Roper next to Blackwell's 'printing
shop on the street that runs from the
public square to the county jail. Mr.
\Vhan expects to have his new place
open for business in a very short while
When he vacates his present stand
it wgl be remodeled and used by a
moving picture concern which has
'leased it for a term of years.
Horrible Blotches of Ezema
Quickly cured by -Dr. Iobson's Ec
zema Ointment. C. P. Caldwell, of New
Orleans, La., states: "My doctor ad
vised me to try 'Dr. Iobson's Eczema
Salve.' I used three boxes of Oint
ment and three cakes of Fr. Hobson's
Dorma Zonma Soap. Today I have not
a spot anywhere on my body and can
say I am cured." It will do the same
for you. Its soothing, healing, antisep
tic action will rid you of all skin
humors, blackheads, pimples, Eczema
blotches, red unsightly sores, and
leaves your skin clean and healthy.
Get a box today. Guaranteed. All drug
gists 50c or by mail.
Pfeiffer Chemical Co.,
Philadelphia or St. Louis.
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
* Are You On *
* To the fact that the show Fri. *
* day night is the best ever pulled *
* off in this neck of the woods *
J. S. .M
City and Surburban Pr
One new seven room cottag
One four room house with
ri Mill for twelve hundred and ft.
and lot cost more than price t
owning moved to lower part o:
3 1-4 acres on Farley Aven
2 acres on Parley Avenue,
Good building sights.
One two story house, well e
One small store room and g
and Mills streets for $600.00
One two story brick building
shade trees. In good neighbor
for $3,000.00. The buildings o
100 acres farm land with n
of Princeton at $20.00 an acr
100 acres four miles south
u school. This is a good faim.
343 acres near Clinton. Thii
ing some money.
50 acres fine farming land
65 acres near Barksdale Std
110 ares in two miles of Or
u sell for forty and fifty dollars
One acre and 6-rooim hous<
e eral Spring at $3,000.
One 8-room honse on fa a
One 8-room house on tatn
One 15-roots house on Sot
!!c) 146 acre farm cear Trinity.
hooda and( best schlool adlvanta
30 acres' int hlllf ilie of' eitf~
I . D. SX
Flower and (
On the Sqaren
CLYDE WILLIS CLEARED.
Greenville Counity Jury Says Willis
was Justied in 1liing Alex. Pruitt
Greenville, Jan. 31.--At thirty-five
minutes after eight o'clock last night
after a trial lasting two days, Clyde
Willis stood in the county court house
and :heard. the verdict of tlhe jury
which made him a free man, and
which, in effect, was a statemnt that
Willis was justified in killing Alex
Pruitt at Fork Shoals on December
13. The case was -given to the jury
at 22 minutes of eight o'clock, agd at
20 minutes after the 'hour. a decision
was reaohed only 43 minutes having
been consumed in deliberation before
the members of the jury agreed on the
verdict of "Not Guilty." Judge John
S. Wilson had gone to his hotel and
it was necessary for him to return to
the court room before the verdict
could be announced.
The case of the State against Clyde
Willis on the charge of murder has
aroused the interest of the people to
an unusual extent because of the
prominence of the parties concerned.
On both Thursday and Friday, while
the trial was in progress every inch
of available, space in the court house
was taken and the aisles were throng
ed with eager spectators.
Laurens, S. C.
operty and Farm Land.
e near Watts Mill.
four lots included, near Watts
'ty dollars for quick sale. House
isked. Reason for selling, party
I the state.
1 bargain in both of these lots.
onstructed of best material on
ood size lot on corner Fleming
on East Main street with fine
hood. This place can be bought
n this lot worth the money.
eessary buildings in two miles
of Laurens near New Prospect
s is a fine proposition for inak
just outside city limits at $65
a for $2500.00. Lands adjoining
otWast Miin St., near Min
1 St., at $2,500.
ens St., at $2, 500.
SII arper SI., iear the .quare.
Ridge school. Fi nte neighbo5)r
es for the mttan who htlys4 this
Ii in mis a t $55.00 per' ne re.
is aipt to occur at any time to *
nny sty-le or make of carriage, +
but tile chiandes or an accidlent +
are greatly lessened if you have 4
us inspect your running stock
regularly. Th'e whieels that we
place on carriages last longer
and run bett~er thani thel other 4
kind, for they are huilt right and
put on right. We are expert +
mechianic;; and our prices ar
reasonable. Let us put your
carae in shape.
Ns, S. C.
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