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VOLUME XXIX. LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 1914.
NEW ANDl SP'E DY HORtSE
Beautiful Animal Weights Over. rweive
The city council has purchased a
fine and sprightly young -ire horse for
the use of the fire department. Neith
er of the tNo proud ani-mals, Henry
and Counts already owned by the city
will be disposed of but all three hors
es will be retained, so that .ach may
act in the capacity of relief horse.
The new horse, given the name
Converses Without - Hesi
Avoids all Reference.
(From Trhe Greenville News.)
Thoughts of the old game-that of
a newspaper man in quest of a story
must have rushed to the mind of
George W. Tidwell, Sr., who will go
en trial Monday for the killing of
U Immett Walker, as he was ap
proached Saturday night by a repre
sentative of The News and asked for
a statement. He has himself been
connected with various newspapers
bin the South.
"I know your position, know why
you are asking for a story and real
ize-how you stand in this matter," said
the prisoner from behind the grated
bars, 'But I cannot talk.' I have been
Instructed by my counsel to have noth
ing to say of the case, and besides I
feel that it is for the best that I give
out nothing now. I appreciate your
coining to see me and the manner in
which your paper has handled my
Having said this the prisoner dip
locatically switched the subject. He
talked of other things, mentioning
(during the conversation the fact that
he' had been in prison eight weeks!
and how be looked forward to the end
* Poplar SprIng Dete,
Poplar Springs, May 18.-''his cool
dry Weather is causing the far'miers
So get behind with their work. W~e
are havin~g trouble getting a stand of
tetton. Some few are chopptig cot
Yoii, but the majority in this section
will not got a stand until it rains.
Rev. L. l(. Simpson Apeznt last week
'with his p-arentsb Mfr. and Mrs. Jas.
W. #lmps'o and retirned to Tigervifle
The:I 'was a large congregation at
Popla~ Spring church yesterday who
-ltihtd an able sermon by the pastor,
R'v. W.~' H. WVaters, on the importance
of making a decision.
Mr's. ,Jas. S'imp~son has been vIsIt
lng his son. R1ev. W. HI. Simpson. of
. Walrfax.' lie stopped over with 'reltt
tiyes in Greenwood for a day or two
on0 his return home,
*Mr. Jas. P. Davis, of Andersoni, was
y'tsiting lis father, Mr. .J. El. tiavis,
Sunday. We were glad to "e6 him in
Misses Agnes and Vary Si-mpson
bave been visitfhg Miss Nellie Liptord
peatr Donalds ide punt week.
''Mr. Jnn. W. Simpson paid a visit to
NT SPEED KING
BOUG1HT FOltR -:1.
Hundred Pounds and Stanids 16 1.2
"Warren" Is not as hayas thle oth
er fire hiorses, but 14sia strong and lithe
animial. Ile weighs something over
1,200 pounds -and stands 16 1-2 hands
hi. Ile is a speedy animal and will
doubtless manke a strong contenaer wr
prizes at the annual fire tournaments.
The now horse was bought by Iayor
Babb and Councilman Bolt while they
were in Atlanta last week.
[UL BEFORE TRIAL
tation but Diplomatically
to Tragedy of Several
of his trial.
"They have been good to meC here,
though," lie said. My people have
sent me things to eat, and I have been
able to buy some things for myself.
The wait has been a long one, and I
will be glad when the trial Is over."
Stch nerve and fortitude as shown
by Tidwell since his incarceration In
March Is unique In this county at
least. Monday morning he will go oy
trial for'his life, and even the knowl
edge of the fact that his fate is soon
to be decided has unshaken him. The
prisoner In not to say overly optimistic
or cheerful, but his demeanor Is quit
Tnd his voice even and calm. Five
hundred or more people have talked to
te jisoner' since e entered the Jail,
an average of 15 visitors a day having
been allowed to Reo him. fors has
dlone much to cheer him.
Although ee did not deny- making
a statement some time ago that hie
would be acquitted when he came to
trial, he positively reftised to discuss
thrcs ihse unithe ints countath
leasetedsfaiy orgh wnill gona
tmaorise and e thewode knwih
himg of the ftr tatialt iso
hrse iug t, Ms.y oLuly Poptiyist
or ceerfle, bast wi eeanrque
and his vors. eve an. Pcttmt wihe
hund-are ort mnst. peoehng talkedut
the hrners broke hanthee hre jal
anvruge o 1ad vistorws and Mrs.in
Pbten aeeoved toseoral.brnis hat
(lone meiucht ceer him. erkne
as sotement some tmeago hatl he
wonflnd boe buted when o came to
tralea tostvy tearee tot dius
wlatthis sriftng ae, wie sidheo
ethed iseed y hoerery. Mna
morninand hayt they ou 1)0nm with
him and the trsth' wl 'ool n
hoinag hter rs. he l Posyh,
Mr. and MrJ. T. Pettawmotlwit abv
vnerserou,\s 'acident atoWr hiagh
Suay' the wetein.Soehnabu
The Mses Mror an d th orsve Ma
aay, and thewton ere othe gues'. o
Mo is 1lnier oend ken'und. s
thuieda ith Mr.l andwlon Mrs.. .
Yl sous excu ept nerf anyrhnyo
was s adlyC Burnt tha she willrtmen
coine.ed tonvn: bemfrn omtme.W
Lanford, Mlay 19.-MNiss N1ol110
Aloore and grandiother. Mrs. Lena
Moore, leave today for Andersoni to
Qu1Ite 3 noer from here attend-d
Col. C'aiinon's funeral at Laure vis.
Among thema were M1rs. .1. . leainig,
Nir. and Mirs. J1. S. Biggins, .\r. anld
.\lvs. 0. 1'. 1anford, J. W. lanfo'-d and
Mr. Osvar falion, of F'olintainI 1111n,
visited his parents, Mr. andi Mrs. L. M.
Air. and M1 rs. Frank 1om1ar111 and son
spnlit Situiday with ir. and Airs. L. N.\
Mrs. Paliner Thomas spent Sunday
with her parent:i, Mr. and .\lrs. John
iMr. Walter 01e1ll, of Spartapbnrg.
spent Sunday ill this com111 (Iity.
Mrs. J. W. 1.anforid is itite sick at
-Mr. Jim Fleming and Mr. lEd Moore
have returned froi Atlanta where
they attended the Shriners meeting.
.\I. W. 11. Druniiond is attending
the Southern Baptist Convention in
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Henderson were
atliuong the visitors at Mr. Drummond's
Mrs..M. G. Patterson has returned
to Spartanburg after a week's visit
Mr. Roland Willis, or Gray Court,
is v-4siting his daughter, Mrs. Ton'
We are glad to *h.ar that Mr. Oscar
Thomas, who has be n ill at Steedley's
hospital, will return on next Tuesday.
We are sorry that Mr. and Mrs. Ben
Hunter have moved to the country.
Mr. Dick Moore has returned to
Gray Court after a week's visit to rel
atives and friends.
Mr. M. Fleming celebrated his sev
enty-fourth birthday on last Friday at
the home of his daughter, Mrs. W. L.
Patterson. Four generations were
present and the day was greatly en
joyed by every one. A perfectly grand
dinner was served on the lawn. We
hope that lie may live to celebrate
Mr. and Mrs. John Cunningham. of
Laur its, spent Wednesday in town
with ur. Jimmie Patterson.
Mr. Van Lanford and family of 1-lob
byville spent Sunday afternoon with
Capt. J. W. Lanford.
Mrs. Chas. P. Vincent, of Laurens,
spent Sunday with her mother, Mrs.
Mr. Chas. (amp, of Spartanburg,
visited his sister, Miss Lucille Camp,
Among those to visit the city Fri
day was a motoring party from Spar
tanburg, consisting of the following:
Messrs Hilton Turner, Baxter De
Shields, Chas. Patterson and John
We are sorri to report Mrs. 13. W.
Lanford quite ill.
Miss Lenora Thompson, of Laurens,
visited Miss Sarah Wolff Friday night.
Children's D~ay will be observed at
the Methodist church Sunday. D~inner
will be served' on the grounds. The
public is cordially invited.
The young folks here are amusing
themselvyes fishing andI playing tennis.
Some of them are very profleient.
Mr. and Mrs. Fitz Lanford of Wood
ruff, sipent Sunday with Mrs. 1D. WV.
Miss Androy Franks is visiting her
sister, Mrs. Palmer Thomas, of S-par
Mr. Gray Moore. of Gray Court,
spent Sunday with* his parents, Mr.
andl Mrs. Ed Moore.
Mr. Burns, of Laurens, '(va~ among
the visitors here S'unday.
Mr. llaxtem' DntShieldsi, of Wofford
college, is visiting his parents, Mr.
ati Mr. 3.. M. DeShields.
Mrs. J. M. Fleming will entertain
the W. M. U. Saturday afternoon. All
members are urged to attend.
Mr. W. L. Patterson has just finish
ed painting and remodeling his house,
which has improved it very much..
Mr. John Hlarmonld is expected romo
in a few days fronm Spartanhurg,
where h has been attending Cecil's
Uunsines~ School. We are glad we will
have on boy in town.
Mr. Harper liiggina spent Sunday in
Kur fo Stomach Ilsorders.
D*odesof the stomach may he
avoided by the use of Chaingherlain's
Tnblets. Many very remarkable cures
have bcen effected by those tablots.
t1,1 he' all dale
A Lesson Abo
Teacher-Johnnie, into how many class
Johnnie---Two; Fords and Automobiles.
Teacher---Correct. What is a Ford?
Johnnie---A Ford is a scientifically cons
car intended as the safest and
the least cost.
Teacher---Does it fulfill the purpose for
Teacher--- What can you say of a day's
Johnnie---It consist of a continuous spin
pleasure, fun and incidents, b
Teacher---What are the necessaries to t
Johnnie---A little gasoline in a tank, a I
a little water in the radiator,
in the car.
Teacher---Why are Fords more cheapl
rated than automobiles?
Johnnie---Because they are mechanicall
bersome adjuncts; in other w
Teacher---Now, what is an automobile?
Johnnie---A car usually of heavy weig
pneumatic tires, high-rated h
self-starters, storage batterie
network of wiring, autome
pumps, oil pumps, oil feed pir
ometers, odometers, clocl
meters, air pressure gua;
shock absorbers, and other m
intended as a medium of sepa
Teacher---Does it fulfill the purpose for
Teacher---What can you say of a day's
Johnnie---It consists of break-downs,
Teacher---What are necessaries to take
Johnnie---Four big extra casings, ,ext
inechanician, an able-bodied
and a good account with your
need to frequent gasoline sta
Teacher---Why are automobiles more em
Johnnie---For the same reason that it
locomotives with pneumatic ti
Teacher:-Johnnie you may go tc
Oray (Court-owings School Will Close.f
oray Court, May 18.-The closing
exercises of the oray court-Owvings P)L~A'' FM
school will be held May 27th, 28th, and3
29th. Wednesday night (27th), a play, lelietiaikprr
"The Merchant of Venice U~p-to-D~ate"
will be given by the high school boys eadmaymnia
and girls. Trhursdlay night the entire a ese olI~
school will take part in drills. songs.,nui u
dialogues etc. Friday will be the pic- i4ft3 ll(I
nile day on wvhichm there will be severail bigot(Ia~~o n
to adldress the crowd.
Thmta will close a very successful uiiy
year for the school. There will be ioeusfraAppi
no regular graduating exercises as the
stnd~ard (of the school will be raised
and an oppmtuntyndillneygivnnpth
Pui~ils tmxt year tecoepletta higher
Also a ne bubldig woll bharrctedt anduj
atiantge tothse hogoPuthoon e usfora Apo
tpeupol ext yearn to ompe . higher r
it the Ford
as are motor cars divided?
Lructed four-wheel motor
surest mode of travel at
which it was intended?
)uting in a Ford?
over hill and vale full of
at without accident.
ake for a day's outing in.
ittle oil in the engine and
and your wife and babies
y and satisfactorily ope
y perfect, free from cum
ords, are simplicity sim
ht, with big, expensive
>rse-power, made up of
s, magnectic clutches, a
tic pumps, air-pressure
es, sight oil feed, speed
Es, voltmeters, areo
;es, deep upholstering,
rating the rich from their
which it was intended?
outing in an automobile?
bog-downs, lay-outs and
for a day's outing in an
ra tubes, an electrician,
chauffeur, a check book
local bank; and you will
tions, telephone stations
:pensive to operate than
is impractical to operate
res on dirt roads.
the head of the class.
iimJnso. W. Ferguson C. C. Featsera no
W. B. Knigtb6
PEROUSON, PIA THERSTONII & FKantrF
aIt~s of Afternoys at Law
fer us Laur.es, 5, C,
htPrompt and earet) attentloD given~
Sfuu once ~ hweritto Banh.
B. R. TODD
Iment Engineering anid Contracting
Land Suirveys a specialty
werete Work SkIllfully donew or Irse
-- Draings ang estimuates of sai Kinad0
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Laurens, S. C
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