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Wadden, March 2.-,Don't any one
think that because the sun in shining
brightly today that the bad weather Is
over, according to the "ground hog"
there is yet two more weeks of bad
weather, so if you haven't up a sup
ply of wood, sharpen up your axes and
proceed to "get busy".
"Aunt Kate" has had it on her mind
here lately to go for the editors with
gloves off because they have been so
derelict in their duty to the pdople,
not to have warned us of all this sleet
and snow! When they knew, or
should have known, that the ground
hog is a true prophet-nearly always!
The Prospect school was open all
the while during the bad weather of
last week-but there was only the
principal and three pupils one day,
and a certain little girl at our house
would have gladly waded through the
snow to school that day to get the head
mark and she is inclined to believe in
general principles she should have had
Miss Ruth Work man, the charming
young daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ar
thur Workman, spent the week-end
with her friends, Misses Aiken and
(unningham. Both these compliment
ed her with a social Friday night at
Mr. .no. H. Powers and Saturday night
at Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Cunningham's.
Mrs. Mollie 'Langston, who had an
attack of grippe is up and about as
usual. Mrs. Wofford and the little
boy are also better.
Miss Ethel Bryson, a trained nurse,
o; Laurens, has been out on a visit to
her relatives here.
Miss 'Clara Madden, a maiden lady
who made her home with her brother,
Mr. Dave Madden of the Mt. Pleasant
neighborhood, was buried at New
Prospect cemetery Sunday. She was
stricken with paralysis Friday night
and died Saturday.
Mr. Lee Madden, who has beten quite
sick for the post six weeks, is now
thought to be improving. His family
and friends are quite hopeful that he
is on the road to health again.
The condition of Mr. John A. Mad
('en shows no improvement. Ills
dsaughters, Mrs. Timmerman of Clarks
Mill and Mrs. Calcutt, of Augusta, and
his sister, Mrs. Florence Turner of
Cross Hill are no" with him. All are
quite concerned ov r his condition.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Milani were
>leasant callers 'at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. J. A. Wofford Sunday after
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Moore visited
their brother, Mr. Thad Moore Sun
Mrs. Essie Cox who has been on a
,isit to her sister, Mrs. Haste Stuart,
of Clinton, cane by to see her broth
er, Mr. P. Ii. Martin. She returned
to her home at Gray Court Sunday.
M'r. Hliggins of 'Gray Court, was
down one day last week to see his
:brothe,-in-law, Mr. Jno. A. Madden.
Mfr. and Mrs. John Wright have been
with their grandmother, Mrs. M. T.
Ailison for the past wveek.
Mrs. Mollie Teague spent several
days with her niece, Mrs. Lee 'Madden,
We have just heard of the death of
Mr. Loley Holmes, of Greenville. Our
sympathy to his 'bereaved family.
Mr. 11. Jud Langston and Maj. WV. A.
Watts are preparing to go into the hog
business on a large scale. With ham
Rt Bicy high 'prices, we See no reason
'why hog farming can't be made a pay
The children at New Prospect are
preparing for the school fair. They
are spelling and sp~eakcing and telling
fairy tales, yea verily they talk of it
'by (lay and dream of it by night!
'Hero's hoping that some young heart
at Pr'osptect may be gladdened by the
Comnplimented by Uncle Sam.
The 'postoffice here has just receiv
ed a copy of a letter sent to the post
ofilco department at Washington in
r'egard to the 'building here, The let
ter is most complimentary hero in re
gard to the upkeep of the building and
speaks very favorably about general
conditions here. Part of the letter
4iat has reference particularly to the
'"I'hmo buildi:-'3 is in excellent condi
tion, especially as to maintenance and
the custodian and his force deserve
oredit for it."
The letter was sent to the depart
maent by one of the governm""t inspec
' Spring Blood and bystem Cleanser
tDuring the winter months impurities
accumulate, .your blood becermes im
pure and thick, your kidneys, liver and
'bowels fail to work, causing so-called
4Spring Fever". You feel %irod, weak
and lazy. Electric Bitt ra-fhe spring
tonic and system cleans as what you
need; they stimulate th idneys, liv
er and.bowels to healthy etion, oxbel
blood impurities and restore ycour
health, strength and ambition. Electric
Bitters makes .you feel like new. Start
a four weeks' treatment-~it will put
vou in fine shape for your spring work
Guaranteed. All druggists. 50c and
$ I. E. flucktien & C.,
Philadelphia or St. Loule.
* Honor Boll Watts Mills School. *
* Month Ending Feb. 13, 1914. *
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First Grade: Kirk Taylor, Dessie
-Nelson, Swanee Lender, Frank Pen
land, Willie Allen, Ethel M'imms, Her
men Patton, Frank Clark, Thad Price,
Raymond O'dell, Willie Hazel, Etta
Duffle, Mana Brownlee, Ollie Price, Ida
Price Nannie Gregory, Chlora Flem
Second Grade: Roy Compton, Roy
Mims> Pearle Tumlin, Sadie Franks,
Mary Fuller, Grace Kelley.
Third Grade: Clara Allen, -Lone
Bishop, Emmett Jessee, Andrella Mc
Kee, Dure Campbell, Clyde Golightly,
Herman Taylor, Gladys Tumlin.
Fourth Grade: William .eake, Ruth
Gregory, Ruth Oxner Winona Hughes,
Charlie Pulley, Grace Patton, Elbert
Templeton, Lillie Hughes.
Fifth Grade: Jessie Mao Golightly,
Clara Martin, Clarence Martin, Louie
Page, Elector Powell, Floyd Taylor.
Sixth Grade: John Fuller, Gertrude
Seventh Grade: Walter Compton,
Lizzie Belle Crocker, Clarence (riflin,
Maudle Mac Jessee.
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* WATTS MILLS *
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Watts Mill, March 2.-The many
friends of -Mr. Fountain Riddle will
regretoto learn of his death at Pelzer,
on February 21st, after a long and
serious illness. He leaves a wife and
two sons, six brothers and two sisters
to mourn his loss.
His sons are K. B. and I). F. Rid
dIe, of Pelzer. 'Ile was raised in
-Laurens county. He left a good tes
timony which is comforting to his
loved ones. lie said he was only
waiting on the Lord. The Lord giv
eth. and taketh away, blessed be the
name of the Lord. Our loss is His
gain for He doeth all things well.
Mrs. Brown who has been sick for
some time is still sick at this writ
Rev. W. D. -iammett, of Greenville,
visited at the home of J. M. Moore
Your correspondent and family had
the pleasure of enjoying a very nice
o'.possuon dinner on Sunday, at the
home of Mr. R. L. Hammett at Lan
Mr. W. J. Golikely and son, Ilorace,
visited at the home of Mr. William
Thomas at Lanford on Sunday.
Little Miss Fula Walker returned
home Sunday after spending a week
with her grandparents near 'F'noree.
M r'3. Dr. Walker and Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Walker all visited relatives near
iEnoree on Sunday.
Mrs. W. E. Burns and son visited at
the home of D. I). Davis at Woodruff
The beautiful snow has gone but
the cold bitter weather yet remains
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* GRAY COURT NEWS. *
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Gray Court, March 2.-The Farmer's
Union warehouse has been sold at p~ub
lie auction and brought $695. L. HI.
Willis being the purchaser. This ware
house was erected by the local Farm
Or's Union in 1907, at a cost of $1,500,
for the storage of cotton. However, it
has never been a paying proposition.
(Iuc to lack of patronage and tihe di
rectors deemed it advisable to dispose
of the property.
The ladies of the Methodist chiur'ch
sold lunca and refreshments Wednes
day eveniag in thie second story of the
Gr'ay bumidlug. De3ahite the inclemen
cy of the teat he'. a gcot' sized crowvd
was present and t'io neat. little sum
of $28 was realized, to be applied to
ward the repair, of the parsonage.
The town council, at a recent
meeting decided to lay off a now
street from the Baptist church to con
nect with thme road from the Friend
plhip section. Besides opening up a
new section of town,. the now street
will furnish a more direct route into
Gray Court for a large scope of coun
"TIZ" FIXES 'TIRED,
SORE, SWOLLEN FEET
Good-bye Bore feet, burning feet,
swollen feet, sweaty feet, smelling
feet, tired feet.
Good-bye corns, callo ses, bunions
and raw spots. No nor~ shoes tight
e no more
I ilng pith pain
oW drawing up
.1.. your face in ago
n1y. "TIZ" is unag
- .ical, acts right
off. "TIZ" draws
out all the poison
o us exudations
which puff up the
feet. Use ' TIp"
and forget your
footnisery. Ahli how comfortable your
foot feel. Get a 25 cent box of "TIZ"
now at' aniy druggist or department
store. Pon't suffer. I1ave good feet,
glad feet, feet that never swell, never
hurt, never get tired. A year's foot
comfort guaranteed or money refund
* MY SHIRT. *
* By Win. D. S. *
It is a good thing for the young to
be drilled in the grace of patience. To
be brought up like my boy in the old
school of waiting for things to .come
Mamma! I want a shirt. My son,
you shall have one 1 Don't you see the
bag of flax seed hanging in that corn
er. Warm weather will soon come.
W6 will take down that bag and sow
the seed, then plow and hoe the flax,
until it ripens, then we will cut it
down and place.the stalks in running
water to rot the bark off the stalks.
Then place it out to dry, and when
cured, bring it to the hackling ma
chine to break the flax ready for the
spinning--wheel. The little flax or pat
ty wheel is brought out to spin the
thread. The broaches are ruled off
into hanks. The hanks are put on the
winding blade to be run off on spoofs.
The spools are put into the warping
bars to be made in warp for the loom.
'hie wart) is brought 'a the hind loom
andi run through the harness, then in-.
to the slot and put into .proper posi
tion for the shuttle to carry the fill
ing through the opening made by the
up and down motion of the weaver's
feet. on the treddles under the loom.
After the cloth is cut off the beam, it
Is wet and shrunk, and hung out in
the sun to dry. It is then ready for
the scissors, and the shirt is cut out
IT PAYS TO BUY
The Red Iron Racket is
you may need in this E
bons, Laces, Embroide:
Gloves, Pants, Overall;
Coats, Jewelry, Watch
brellas, Rugs, Oil Clot]
Lanterns, and Racket <
J. C. Burns & Co.
Come to Laurens and I
hard earned money. (
best merchandise gathi
$3.00 Men 's Suits, March
$6.50 Men 's Suits, March..
$9.00 Men's Suits, March .
$12.50 Meni's Suits, March
$15.00 Men's Suits, March
Special March Close Out 50
through, get y~our size. \
Coats mnust marichi out.
50c Underwear, March..
'Boy's IUderwear .... ...
$1.25 Men 's Jeans Pants, M
$1.00 Men's Overalls..
50c Men's Work Shirts .
Special lot Work Shirts..
Boy's Work Shirts.... ...
65c Meni's Rubber Shoes..
60c Laielis' Rubber Shoes.
45c C5hildrenil's 'Rubbler Shoc
65c Men 's Rubber Pumps.
50c Boy's Rubber Pump~ s.
Special lot Boy 's Rubber R
Special lot Men 's Rubber R
100 house Brooms, worth Ii
10-qt. tin Bucket .. .. ..
1 good Hlorse Brush ....
I good Curry Comb ....
3l sticks Good Luck Blumeiung
3 cakes (Sc) Toilet Soap .
10c cake Tfoilet Sonap....
Needles, Pins, Key Chains, 1
Big vabies in Shoes, going at
we have a big stock at 01(1
12 eake,; good Launidry Soa:
6 pkgs. WVashing Powder .
The RED IRON RACK'
Six Special Dayu
J. C. Burns
We are Located Compi<
and mhade into a garment by the Miu.
gors. The seams are all run. up with
home-made sewing thread. .Even the
buttons are made of thread, which are
proof against destruction by the bat
Now my son, you have got your
shirt one that will last you, until you
get tired of it. Not one thing about
has been bought, every stick of it made
A FAIR WARNING
One That Should be Heeded by Lau.
Frequently the first sign of kidney
trouble is a slight ache.or pain in the
loins. Neglect of this warning makes
the way easy for more serious trou
bles-dropsy, gravel, Bright's disease.
'Tis well to pay attention to the first
sign. Weak kidneys generally grow
weaker and delay is often dangerous.
Residents of this locality place reli
ance in Doan's Kidney Pills. This
tested remedy- has been used in kid
ney trouble over 50 years-is recom
'mended all over the civllized world.
Read the followin: /
D. W. Jester, 3 G lain St., Green
wood, S. C., say. My kidneys were
disordered, the ney secretions be
ing unnatural and irregular in pas
sage. I also had pains in my back and
sides. Hearing of Doan's Kidney
Pills; I used them and it was not long
before they brought me relief. ly
kidneys are now normal."
For sale by all dealers. Price 50
cents. Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo,
New York, sole agents for the United
Remember the name-Doan's-and
take no other,
by far the largest retail hou
ig Department Store: Cloth
ry, Hosiery, Underwear, Not
i, Ladies' Dress Skirts, Shirt
es, Clocks, Drugs, Stationery
1, Window Shades, Wall Pal)
.oods at WAY DOWN PRIC
- - - WHY PA
>uy your Goods at J. C. Burn
)ur building is packed jam
?red together under one roof
IN MEN'S CLOTIIING.
........... .... .......5.00,
........... .... .... ....7.50
.... ... .. . . .. ... 10.00
........ ......... .....12.00
Men 's Overcoats. Conmc look
eC will nmke the pr1ice. Our'
March ! March !Overcoats,
...... .... .... .... .... .35
....... .... .... .... .... .23
arch...... .... .... .... .. .95
...... ....... ...........39
.S ...... ........ .... ..3.2
... .... .... .... ..... 2.7
aincoats ... .... ...... 2.98
5e each, while they last .. .25
... Mach... .... .... ....2.5
end PCils,. Beah.... Sm... .01
ld price E. rs andut
E arch W.. ek.. Don . 2
tE ou ofE ths JohnycOn the
-nmar . rm-mihJ
L. E.Brn nd1
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Dials, March 2.-Shortly after noon
Wednesday snow began falling here,
and continued on throughout ptirt of
the night. Thursday the blanket of
snow was several inches deep in plac
es. Its stay however, was of short
duration as it quickly melted.
-Mrs. Win. Davis, and little daugh
ter, Mary Kathrine, of Greenville,
spent last week with Mr. and Mrs.
Misses Fannie Brownlee, and olpha
Martin were in Laurens shopping
Alr. and Airs. Glen Martin of War
rior, were recent visitors of Mr. I). 1).
Harris and family.
Mrs. 1. S. Brooks has returned from
a pleasant visit with relatives in Lau
Mir. and Airs. Floyd Curry and chil
dren spent Saturday night and Sunday
with Mr. N. Z. Gray and family.
Mr. J. It. llrownlee was a business
visitor to Laurens Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Brooks were the
guests of relatives in Gray Court Wed
Aliss Kate Curry has gone to Co
I nlmila. where she will teach at the
Epworth Orphanage in that city.
Mrs. William Hellams and daughter
Catharine of Augusta, Georgia, ar
rived Sunday to spend some time with
AMrs. H. Y. Simmons and other rela
se in Laurens. You can bt
ing, Hats, Caps, Shoes, Dry
ions, Shirts, Collars, Ties, Susp
waist, Underskirts, Corsets,
Candy, Tobacco, Cigars, Ti'
er, Crockery, Tin, Glass and E
Y MORE? - - -
3 & Company and Save 10 to
full from Basement to the C
ready for your inspection.
D)RY 0OODS--MARCH SPECI
000od values in 01inghams, Perea
Cotton Cheeks, Shirt Cheviots,
10e (uliiy, heavy Outing .
10e quality, heavy Fla nnels...
10ec quality Dress and K imona Fl
10 yards good Calico, March..
10e Baking Powder (Good Llie
5c Baking Powder (Good Luck),
10 p~kgs. (full i-lb. packalOges) 1
your bread and fattens your pi
See our Sp~ecial Ma rch valu~es in
Red Iron Raicket sells same
$1.00 Watch, our price .... ..
$1.50 Watch, 0our prii~e .......
$7.50 Watch, 10 year ease..
$15.00 Watch, 20 year case ..
$1.50 Eight Day Clock .... ....
$1.00 Alarm Clock ......... .
$2.50 Alarm Clock.,... .... ...
Big line of Men 's Pants marchir
$1.98 on up to $4.95 for the $
timie to pant upi.
1Big stock of' Boy's Knece P'ants
I Big value tIs in B oy 's Su it es. Ala
Mi\oney saIved in buyinlg is mon
you ca rna--buit what you save I
Ouis. F'orm the saving habit m
J. C. Burns & Co. and save fro
7 cakes b)est Laundry Soap ..
Spot" and will wait on you.
Martin, D. R. Simpson, Juliun
[is. Florence Jones.
Spend a Red Cent U
'istrict 210 West Laurens St.,
Miss Clairette henry is visiting rela
tives near Fountain Inn.
Miss Salile Brownlee had as her
guest Monday night, Miss Alpha Mar
There is a good many on the sick
list this week, however, all seem to be
MOTEIIR! THE UILILD
IS COSTIVS, BILIOUS
Don't hesitate! A Laxative is Neces
sary it Tongue Is Coated, Breath Bad
or Stomach Sour..
Give "California Syrup of Figs" at
once-a teaspoonful today often saves
a sick child tomorrow.
If your little one is out-of-sorts.
half-sick, isn't resting, eating and act
ing naturally-look, Mother! see if
tongue is coated. This is a sure sign
that it's little stomach, liver and bow
els are clogged with waste. When
cross, irritable, feverish, stomach sour,
breath bad or has sto thch-ache, dia
rrhoea, sore throat, ill of cold, give
a teaspoonful o' "( lifornia Syrup of
Figs," and in a $fv hours all the con
stipated poison, undigested food 'and
sour bile gently moves out of its lit
tle bowels without griping, and you
have a well, playful child again.
Mothers can rest easy after giving
this harmless "fruit laxative," because
it never fails to cleanse the little one's
liver and bowels and sweeten the stom
ach and they dearly love its pleasant
taste. Full directions for babies, chi
dren of all ages and for grown-ups
printed on each bottle.
Beware of counterfeit flg syrups. Ask
your druggists for a 50-cent bottle of
"California Syrup of Figs;" then see
that it is made by the "California Fig
Syrup Company." Don't be fooled!
IT PAYS TO BUY
y very near anything
Goods, Millinery, Rib
CcrsEt Covers, Lcrg
tnks, Suit Cases, Um
nameled Ware, Lamps,
J. C. Burns & Co.
35 per cent of your
eiling of the worlds'
IA--lS-RI NANTI TAIjE
les, Driess Goods, Silks,
Driills, Sea Island arnd
..... .... .... .... .. .08
..... .... .... .... .08
anineletts, Ma~irch . . .07 1-2
.... ........... ....39
..... ....... ......08
... .... ......... ....04
est Sodla maide. Raisesg
irse, 10 1bs for..... .. .25
the basement, i on tables
. ... 05 .1, 15 and .25
goods for less money.
....... ... ..... .. .68
........ .... .... .... .98
.... .... .... .... 5.00
.... .... .... .... 9.90
.... .... .... .... 1.98
..... .... ..........98
g out .98. $1 39. $1.68.
6.00 kind. Now is your
reh'l alongt boys and get
'ay mlade. It isni't what
lhat makes yon prIosIper
w'. Hity yonyI goodsl of
n 10 to 35 per 'enit and
..... ... .. .. . .......25
dessrs. R. E. Thompson
til You Get To
3. C. Burns
9Iext to Bramlett's 'Shop