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Express Nar Invaded in Columbin
Yards. Lone Bandit Escapes.
Columbia, March 29.---For the third
time in two years a "lone bandit"
iiiade his appearance in Coluinbia last
night. nutering, pistol in hand, the
.'xpress ear of the northbound Cuba
Florida special, just after it left the
Seaboard station at 6:45 o'clock last
night, an unknown white man covered
Express Messenger Freeman, coipell
ed him to open a smalt safe, secured a
sznall package of letters and reports,
valued at $100, and when the train
slowed down at the Sidney Park yards,
.lust three btocks from the station, he
Jumped off and disappeared.
The fast trahini, which is No. 2 of
the Seaboard Air Line railway be
tween .laciksonville and New York,
proceedoed on to the Nlm iwoo I cross
ing. Tihere Conductor K~ennett in
structed .1. M. Gill, the crossing
watchulan, to telephone the Columbia
police station and the agent at the
p'assenger station. The train then
proceeded on its way.
This lone badtiit Wa s dive illbe'd by
\ e'ssel$;r l's'iiooman as lting about
proffered a deft
But the modern
infinitely better i
he buys a stur
horse an extrave
Five hundreI dollars is the
about; the touring car is l
seven fifty --f,o. b. Detroit
ment, Get catalog and pa
Garage, Laurens and New
Aug. Huff, I
Y O UR FRIENDS
* WHO KNO W US
* WHERE TO BUY
TgrfERE ARE~ MANY "TRICk
WE S11I L NOT SPE AK OF 00
THlE ARI?7CLES WE HA VE SOL
SisRS To. YOU FOR THE FL
''5000EfS" OF JEWELRY VISI
* BUT? GUR WA RES FROM THOS2
ED US. WIIEN WE SE LL YOU
ADVANTAGE OF OUR LONG S(
'111R JE WELRY BUSINESS.
5 feet 6 or 7 inches tall and weigh
ing 160 pounds. He wore a siall
cap, dark clothes with vest and was
apparently 25 or 30 years old.
lnmnnediately following the report
of the robbery, detectives of the Co
lumbia polico department, special
agents of the Southern Express com
pany, special agents of the Seaboard
and Postofice Inspector Ilolliday
Carthcart, chief of police, and Detec
tive Irby went immediately to the
E'lmwood crossing and questioned the
night watchman. They then proceed
ed down the track to the Sidney Park
yards, but failed to find a trace of the
An official of the Southern Express
(company last night made the follow
ling statement: "The robber secured
a small package of little value. The
letters stolen were being sent from
St. Mark, Fla., to the general of
flees of the Seaboard at lortsmouth,
Va. 'T'here was a package of reports
fraomt Jacksonville, worth abont $50.
Atother package from Sunmnerville,
Pla., being sent to Portsinouth. was
wNorth ahont. $.0." The oflicial said
that the total loss would not be more
At an early hour this moning no
for a horse,"
man gets an
neans of trans
dy Ford. The
has made the
gance at any
price pf the Ford run
ve fifty; the town car
cotmplete with equip
rticulars form Summers
erry, S. C.
aurens, S. C.
S''5" THlE JEWELRY TRADE.*
RSELVES; INSTEAD WE LET
D IN THE PAST MAKE PROM
TURE. WE ENJOY HAVING
OUR ESTABLISHMENT. WE
WHO HA VE NEVER DECEIV
WE SHALL GIVE YOU THE
RUTINIZING EXPERIENCE IN
arrests had been made.
Two years ago a lone bandit en
tered the mail car of an Atlantic Coast
Line passenger train, between :Royster
and Columbia. A small package of
registered mail was secured. March
5 of this year an unknown white man
held up and robbed a Southern rail
way train from Charleston at practi
ly the same hour. No arrests have
ever been made in either case.
One Package Stolen.
lresumably the robber last night
hoarded the Seaboard train at the Co
lumbia station when it arrived in Co
lumbia at 6.45 o'cloc from .ack
sonville. The train was running 15
minutes late. Before the train had
cleared the yards the robber walked
into the express car by the rear door.
Messenger Freeman was engaged with
his worir. The robber was masked.
lie issued a sharp command for Free
man to throw up his nands. The mes
seng'er complied with the order. The
rolbber tleXt ordet ed that the small
wife itn the car 'e opened. This or
der was obeyed. The robber, holding
the messenger under cover, went
through the contents of the sa re If
took only on imiekage. 'ThIe train hmd
proceeded :?bout three b loeks an, in;11d
slowed (lown for the vards. Woking
to the re:1r d or, I ne robber di-mp
1) em el.
.\'. (' a doe . eirerniI in vestig;I ion
,.v' ialade by the eonldilctor 11 I the'
a1'ent1. d141 a relort Was sonl bIa('k to
C'o tilum ia.
Sheriff McCain wai s notitied imnme
dilately following the robbery. "The
robber must have jui:np'd off the train
at. Taylor street," said Sheriff Ale('ain
last night. "More than 100 persons
iad probably crossed the tracks at
that point. The express oliciais want
m1ie to use the bloodhounds, but 'tinder
the circuimstaii"es I thought that they
would be useless.'---T[he State.
Found a lure for alhetmatism
"I sufferOd with rhelat isn for two
years and1(1 eou11d not ret my right hanl
to try i.iouthi for that length of timex,'
vrite:, l e' L2. ('hapman. Ma.\leton. h'
w . ' suffered terrii(e pain so I
c"util io n sl)' ! or lie still at ni::ht.
live y3rs:1 m:o 4 I iegan using Ch'n
1 erlalir:. kit iiment .md in Iwo m1ontIh~s
I " as well ::n( h:ive not sulfered with
ri''utinli n1. :.n140(." Poir sale by all
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* CENTE POINT NEWS. *
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('entor l'oint, March 'O.--A good
many from this comimunity attende'd
the 1 1( l onll meeting at Mt. Pleasait
.lir. kethl Iluits' lit tle child, who was
so very low with pa 'iinuonia last w(eek,
is some heller' at this writing.
Mrs. M. it. i'wlor and . Mrs. Mollie
M(l)n0iel of 1.aure0ns wore visito's at
the Lime of .Mr. It. Lloyd S1a2turlay
night. having coil' over from the I I n
Mr. .lohn N. Gohlen from near \Ware
Shoals spent yesterday with ilis (laugh
ter, Mirs. .ludge Elmore.
Miss Maymec Miller is still on the
Services were held at New Zion
chuiirch Sunday mloring at eleven
o'clock. A very good crowd was
Mr's. W. 0. Moore, Misses Winona
Chaney. E'va and Maude Moore spenit
Saturday at tile home of Mr. Joe Strib
Mi'. andh Mrs. Tom 10lmore wvere v'is
itinlg in this coilmunity Sunday.
Miss Mayor SItribbllinlg visitedI Miss
Eva Moore Saturday night.
Mr'. William .Jonies is at home now,
having return'iedi from Cruoss Anchor
where lie has been for some time dloing
some building for Mr. 11. U. Watson.
Mr. George WV. Moore and little
daughter. Jlosepiine, were 0on the
streets of Laurens Saturday.
NOTED D)OCTOIIM 0. K.
DODSON'S LIVER TONE
Hest Medienl Skill Emiployed to In.
sure ('orrectness of Formuila.. All
Agree D)odson's is lleliable and Sale
Seven of tile mlost successful phiysi
cians in United States, selectedi for
theli' euxperienice and ability, wVere paid
heauvy fees to study and~ test the form
uila of D~odqon's Liver' Tlone and all
agreed that it was a fine andI relia
ile r'emedy foi' family. use. Dodson's
Liver' Tonec takes the tplace of calomel.
Tlhils is exactly what it is made for
andt has bieeni made for ever since the
first b)ottl was upS i andt sold1.
There are imitations of D~odson's
Liver Tone foi' whichh ex travagant
claims are .made, but the pul~ie knows
how to jud~ge betweenl 10oud boasts andi
tile plain trulthl. And .hen tile mer'its
of D~odson's ILiver' Tone are too widely
known for' anyone to hesitate.
D~odson's Llvver Tone is sold1 and
gularanlteedl by Laurens Drug Co. who
will refund plurchase price (50c) in
stantly and with a smile if you are in
anly way dissatisfied with the remedly.
D~odson's Liver Tone is a palatable
vegetable-liquid and its action is easy
and natural, withl no gripe, no pain
anld no bad after-effects. After-effects
are often disagreeable after taking
calomiel. Dodson's Liver Tone does
not interfeure in any way with your
regular diuties, habits anld diet, and it
nilds and strengthens yeu so that yeu
feel brighter, better and14 happier'. If
ryou feel headaciby andi constipated
you wvill be delighted with D~odson'sm
A FEWl FACTS ABIOUT TilE PEEII
OF ALL AMUSEMENT EN.
Compile for Your Information
On Friday, April 3rd, Kit Carson's
lig 3-Ring Wild West Circus will ex
hibit at Laurens afternoon and night.
''his is the largest amusement enter
i-rise of its charieter in the world.
Solid t'rains of their own, double
length cars are required for the trans
portation of this collossal attraction.
Never before have so many features
been combined under one management
The Aeroplane for instance is but one
of the strange sights to be seen with
hiss exhibition. Not a model but a
'Curtis-Farnum Aeroplane furnished
by the Chicago Aeroplane Manufac
turing Co., and guaranteed to give
ilights daily. it wil circle the city
and alight at show grounds for the
A Menagerie of trained wild ani
anals is also an innovation with a wild
west show. 1"lepihants, Camels, Buffa
lo and on down to the smaller species
of bipeds and quadrupeds. A two mile
street pageant glittering with gold and
silver, will delight the eye and the ex
ulisite music of the three big bands
will please the lovers of harmony.
Coming as we do from the largest
ranch in the world, we carry nothing
but the very best of riders and rop
ers and guarantee to ride any horse
or mule free of charge if brought to
the show grounds and offer a reward
if we fail. The Cossacks with the
YOUi (:ET' IT HIltIE, YOU; (E'
IHT;1l TlIli, IlGHT PltlCI
Enjoy a Special
All the New Pattern
You pick out the Sui
is only $17 and that i
much talked about.
ought to come in, evi
show you. If you r<
they advise you to w
our display and call:i
We also carry
Prices $10, $1 2.
Besides, we carr
to $30.00. None ca'
Men's Shoes a
We have all the Nem
in the world:
Men 's Oxft
M isses8 Oxf<
Jno. B. Sti
Come, we wan
you better value for
show were 'aelected from the Czar's
cavalry in Russia and are without
doubt tide finest horsemen in- the world.
Then there are the Rough Riders from
the plans of south America. Vauquor
os from Old Mexlco, 'champion lady
riders of the world, imported Euro
pean Novelty acts of every description,
hands of Sioux, Cheyenne and Co
inanche Indians with their picturesque
squaws and pappooses. A dozen com
ical clowns in fun and foolishness. In
fact two hours will be required to
present the program and you will
leave the show groun4s a true friend
and earnest advocate of Kit Carson's
Big Three-Ring Buffalo Ranch Wild
West Circus. But don't forgot the
date. Two performances only on Fri
day April 3rd at Laurens, S. C.
Por Weakness and Loss of Appetite
The Old Standard general strengthening tonic,
GROVE'S TASThI.ESS chill TONIC, drives out
Malaria and builds up the system. A true tonic
- nd sure Appetizer. For adultsand children. 50c.
Jae. W. berguson C. C. Featherstone
W. B. Knight
PRGRSOPN, FB6TtRSTONE & KNKfIT.
Attermeys at Law
Laureas, S. C.
Paompt and csoatdl attention given
to all basiwess.
Oeioe Over Palmetto Bank.
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m Maine to Califorri
suit for EASTER w
wre making a Specid
the Same Price The World Ovi
s. Every Variety of St:
t that best becomes you,
the quality is guaranteed.
If you don't know the
,n if you don't need a ne'
~ad the Saturday Evening
atch out for the Stylep
in stock the best vali
50, $13.50 and $15-in all
y Schloss Bros Famous lini
ci surpass the values we g
Rd Oxfords and La
v Leathers, New Toes, and b
ais ini all the latest styles. See us
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t your business and we
price quoted. Yours to
URENS' BEST STC
IHAVE S ItESTOIIE YOUR
to its original newness. Nothing
hurts a business like a shabby deliv
ery service. Have its send for the
wage an make it new again in ev
ery r cct. We'll make all neces
sary repairs, give it a new coat of
paint or varnish and send it back all
spick, span and sparkling.
J. D. SEXTON & SON
LAURENS, S. C.
FORGET WE WILL MAKE
SUIT, TOO, IF YOU WANT IT.
TO $50.00. NONE BETTEU,
pen New Clothes
I Showing of
vle that is Correct.
knowing the price
This Suit is famous,
tyleplus Pants you
v suit, we will gladly
: Post you will see
lus window. Notice
ies in Clothes.
the New Fabrics,
e to sell from $17.50
ive for the price.
y the best Shoemakers
$2.00 t o $6.00
11.25 to -4.00
1.00 to $2.50
.50 to $1.50
.1.00 to 5.00
...50 to 4.00
.4.00 to 6.00
..50 to 2.00
.25 to 1.50 '
1.00 to 1.50
defy any one to give