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Bubscriptlon Prlce Is $1.00 Per Year
Payable In Advance.
'ADVElRTISEIt PRINTING COMPANY
Laurens, S. C.
IALISON LiFi Presldent
W. (3. L.\NCA ST EAR vice-P'res.
AlTH-iUlR 1.111i Sec. and Treai.
'Adi ert liti,, Mit es on Appli'ation.
Obituaries and Card of Thankst Oue
Entered at the postoitieet at Lan ros,
S. C., 'is -,cond class mail m-tter.
I tL IN S S. C.p,I AIG - m, 19 11.
iThe Advertiser will be glad to
reieIve the local news of all the
conmunities In the county. Cor.
respondents are requested to
sign their names to the cpntrl
butions.. Letters should- not be
mailed later than Monday morn.
iiht at tils ti nie. Wh1en the Cottonl
2 k1 1 t1 does [ not give n11111l prolnise of
being the best, wheni food prices are
gtlling higher and higher and whlen
tile \\ar in 'iiurople 11nakv: the situiation
gaInV 'ar 1 lhe 1 Ioih thanl IIy other
sevction oft Li; counilltry, w4 c ul ot 1
(o l-I r thall to repriit here an mb
veti a ue tof a frtilizer linanufac
lrin;:: olilll y of a n 1earby (!I(y:
"i.: . t:,;, adve.i-,mnit reuls. "y
(ry :.: In erl' will 1%w 1y aCIes o o: s
to I ' lw, I i l1(11( 1l'e Ivres of what
to :h 11 w. PI n 1% rottn41 11d ILit. is well
PrepIarld and well eI hilized, ho will
31olo'' C!.ouig,h w a a(nid Zt4(d ots to ti) lian.
"T e ( I141 Crop is1 likely to le short!
I i i hs S( t Ion a s 4he season is ia v e
not iseel favoraile for iaklig co11.
]f the \ ll n ill l0l(ope c(lint1inu1es fr'm a
011g t1t there willbe a 1renendo-;s
'10i0lll t of C'1-1 al(d wh0(at, alid oilsi ex
Porte-I to Illurople, and !.his will imlake
Corn1. wIleat. o1nd oats high.
"Sitptelub I er i ,, a good i.11 to sow
,0at:. Prepa!r lhe grounl4 nrfully1
alld thorol 4 hly ef'ore you get to ick
i1 C% n11, and fertilizo It with a 1o t
0 p ln s to III(. acro~ ()f ay 0 )
I !,4 ()A I w ill he wo' l . Io'o t 4-l 1,1
for'k Il cold weathe Mtn- on An'
ifr ii 111 drill it i 4 ao 1t aOr;
- )' h4 4'1111 lII'l . 141 41 ''; ,
il (tlll ea l (. -et sprint, ari
:111A then311 111la W, a 1" (1
\' (h 1 t i l . yo ll
a k4. i lled by ) ihini : lei da
re tIn- <!'a c away. The!
-tre ' h t ehI oc bd t - o n
-- . ' ha v. I condu-1 ed y ti
wh fr, u the 413 r1 n are. 114: ' 0l w4 11
I. 1.h~' froin the 1\ l e byI his t.'4' a -3,
'0334't 411verything piile um;4
dotn'i. r3:ve him.1 bu11t4l he h-d with-3
WIn '. fewinn tes.4114ae.II 2
111r. Whitfltel wasi1 a res:iden'It 41f New
toni, N. t'.. wheroe hlis id'low4d luotherl
lives.- Io was abonf4111 2 I1 ears ofI agW.
'11' bodyl was~i sipped43- to Newa1tonl for1
bur1ial Patrday,14 '.31(10 ne4ompaId by( 14'3
Coroner lirston1 held( an4 Injul(sl.
ove the( body3'$14 Itortly a fter the0 occur4
ren11e4. The14 juDry r01n(lered4 a verd'let to4
thle ('ffect th1at. 11he death411 or the4 (14.
cased was31 due4 to a4jnet of I'rovl
dbanee wile in~ 1 the perlformanfthce of
Thel( t1el(phone1 2rew wVa.S In charge
of A. A. AlcCollouagh.
Tomate Club Notes.*
Dr. TI. ti. T1Ifm'man offered a casth
'p 'ze' of s2.00 to the tomato (club1 girl,
rWho would( bing the largest ripe to
sonto to his ofmeo the fifteenith of Au
gust. Quite a good many girl contest
ied for' the prIce, which was won by
Miss Vera Dlaldwin, of Gray Court.
''h honorabIe 'meontion for Mlss lfrene
Blalock, of Clinton. Miss Vera Bald
win recelvedl honorable 'mention In the
er-bansllJ) pbin nt -1r Winthron ollege.
'urtler Complications in Great War.
Operations ave Begun.
Tokio, Aug. 23.-The emperor of Ja
>an totiay declaredl war on Germany.
hiis action was taken at the exjiratlon
f lihe time limit of Japan's ultAimatum
o (lermany demanding the surrender
The( Japanlese govern ment Ias (1
lered the beginning of operatons on
gril and sea.
The ins1perial I-escript declarinle- war.
1 Germany. was issned th.is evein3.g.
Et oflicialy inauguated lihotilities in the
ar East as a result of Ge'rma ny's fall
1re to reply to 'the Japanese ultimla
.The proclamation of the emileror
wlnt a tillill through tile country. Ja
a's eitralce upon the fulfillment of
ier obligation to her ally, Great B3rit
tin, responds to the popula' will frol
2iheering crowds assenblcd.today be
rore public buildings and tonight
hiere were lantern processions
LItrough tile streets. The popular
inanifestations, however, do not al
proach the enthusiasn which preced
d the war w-ith Russia.
Count Von Rex, tile German ambas
iador. has been handed Ills passports.
li probably wili leave for America.
eorge W. (uthrtie, the A'niericn a .l
bassador. will represenct .(lerm anl cy.
!'he IDvt has beell cOl %ovo!ke in s'vpcial
ossionc or SKeptemlbrc :.
T4,h \ucstian crcisier, Kaisorin i'liz
w1l'1t, whiich ltter-ly was at Tsit
Tal, tlihe seaport of Kinao-,"h1ow, is
repor-ted to have sh-.She perhaps,;
w.Ill go tu n t por or dis.rmtcc. It
is li(eved ti;- will kr(-p Acstria out
l t the wva' ill th. Orienctc altholiugh n11ti
torS01c n (1cicuml stan ces 1l1.1y forvc .l a
im nin chantge this policy. No action
has Iwo niaken relative to Alstria,
1'id ih forilgi otfice has explainlei
lIhat Japanc will ictcaill friend'ly nll
less Aulstria adopts anl attitulde whicb
it rcg:irds as; otecnsive.
It i:; reportedc h ere that ('rinlanly
cc; en Irying to tralnsferl ilth Gor
h.ll railroad il Shall-Tu n, ('hina to
.\;cirien. Tokio heievcs. hlOevl.
:11,t t!' U'nitedl States, Jl urSuin1g thle;
'WY of neutcraIiity oulicd by Pre
hc.cct \\'ilson, will not lecept.
' at \\ilson's cnncoilccment of nlc
: i s greatly p ased th e .apac
'apan's cid i ationl of war uplcol
ci ! c1:11 mi:-dc puiblic :t h ilalc n
lit :u b s h Ir m letay a It f ilsi :
"ISsue.d tt Tokio.
.\ccg. 2:1, 191 1, 1; 1'. \ .
1.I b c th ccm n
Chowits l iedt t h
utce, had w c. on on cc e e
(ic to ith impria (I rma govrn
1-nt Iy thei htdaapineIfr
cctin thir2 adv c. Ii s with pr -
re i thus cle to delr war c -
'ccg and c wile we are stilc~i in mourn
ngfr ourc01ic amenited mother.
ects., pec may* coon brctoedan
.hccc glory aicici of thet mpir beenace.
fCnferceas havccltte bee held daily
ecenty to occth ctnet, thec priy
ouciland olices ofth armyid andi c
evy. fThed cainretev has arange war
ejculai ticsc avich. wi be gazite tco
Tenewpatpts exrly Jsuroisr ot
:eg n America we aurpeillst regaring
tun., but .leading writers express a
Ri'n confidence that a better under
standing will be had with the people
of America. - Premier Okuma states
that documentary evidence will show
that England not only requested Ja
Itzin's assistance but approved her en
tire prog ramn.
A despatch from Peking says the
German minister and Chinese foreign
officer were about to sign an agree
ment regarding Tslng-Tau when Ja
p:In's decision was announced,-where
upoin the Chinese foreign olice -decid
eii not to proceed.
Othir .isiatelies say Piesident
Yua:: n Sli Nai I.,s sat isfied with Japa n's
atitde and pledges.
A despatich froma Ila I'l>in Manchuria,
says iilway passolnger comiliunica
(Ion is open bet veen Siberia anl Eu
It is reloited 'that a iumber of Ger
man reservists were arreste dand Imi
irisoned at Irkutsk, Siberia. and that
others fled into Chinese territory dis
guilsed as Chinaunen.
F-peaking today at Karuizawa Kyu,
S'aburo Shiniada, a imember of the op
-position in pariliament said lie believ
ed Japan had no desire to keel) Kiao
Chow. le asserted that It was Ja
pan's policy to previt a stir-up ii
"The retaining of Kiao-Chow," he
said, "would mean the danger of a
revolution in China and incurring the
ill vill of America. Japan is appre
tive of -ermany's cont ribution to Ja
pan ese civilizatioii but Is resentfil he
aiise the Klaiser filst ra led the ciy
of 'yellow peril' aind Ceriiniiy direet
ed a coiii 1 InatIon to oust .apani froini
'olt Aithir inl IS5."
Pieri'. Ok uta has requtiested tlie
Japaiese people to be (espelally eil
sideiate of Geriiin resideints. .apanii,
he said, has 1 lt rel agalist the
Geriiiais, whose lis an( property
are protected by law.
.\A it perial o rdinianace gives Ger
ma Ma r4chaii t ill nt('11 1 il SeptnIi ber 5
to dischatig their Cargoes aid sail
away saftely uindiler the protect iol of
CA N 1) 1 DAT :S' EXIl-:.NS1-:S.
Office SeekeS of Illurenis County Fi'le
Stalelients, of 3141ney) Sp~ent on ('an1
The vandidates from this ountty
have all filed statelleilts sho wilng
ilitotilt of Illolley speit on their cai
paigil ror oilice. The natnilUes an1d
I or lluse.' of Itepreselntatives
11. S. lilackwell ..2 ...L.o.$ u0
1). L. ioozor . . . 2:1.00
It. I). floyd .. ...... ....1.
( ,(. . itrowning . J.1....... ..
.\N IrAI .\:'. li . .i......ii~~
W. II I'2
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13eath ~ ~ ~ 2' of 61s .A ~rrl
e * A. ' un' :.1- h n a re s
S2 L i(
da loitedtefueawhe a
fln adirallratlon a y ls
ref~aementg. is er usbandefS Ai.
'layro , .\lisse Nlna, fIer, an lizabetha
lc NegroiIA! ils' Anther.ti~iu
colored, onl Mr. 'hl. at P.Oi Poole' place
the wounde negro dy'Iing ais short wie
'atewardll. I tesis uner lsbod tt
d oislde irse oi vved byrth e d atingo'
wie and thatsse s sthoat Bl aet in
th ack wltialare alirebiso.
anpaer inithe contj here h
nowi i's. lI.cooe~slt n 10'
edIron Mlacke T.er bakoe' from-e
mferar. Fat and wunterstoodsta ari.
FARMERS TO MEET
AT COUNTY SEATS
Will Discuss Extra Legislative Session.
Holding of Cotton.
Columbia, Aug. 22.-The county cot
ton congresses will be held In every
county In South CA'ro!ina next Thurs
day. The call for the meetings, has
been Issued by Dr. Wade Stackhouse
of Dillion, president of the South
Carolina Cotton congress.
At the conilty nieetinlgs the plan for
storing Cotton will be out lined by
the county chal rnian. The Stato con
grcss lis asked every farnmer In the
State to hold one-third of hIs crop
aid- that 12 1-? eits be fixed at the
ininlimim price p6r pound.
It Is the plan of the leader to ex
tend the holding movement to all of
the states of the cotton belt.
At the county imeetings next Thurs
day the farmers will be asked to de
cIde on the question of an extra ses
sion of the general assembly at which
the state warehouse bill would be
The following resolution was adopt
ed by the State Cotton. congress:
"Whereas on account of war in Eu
rope among the nations which con
sumne two-thirds of our raw cotton,
and whereas until arrangements can
be made for vessels under the Amer
Ican flag the ocean carrying trade
has al-most been suspended, and
whereas. under such conditions, this
doliestie iarket can not absorb the
luo venilen it of -cot tog.
"lIe it. resolved, That the b)aikers
and fertilizer coipanies of tile State
are reqtested to grant. extension of
all paew'r for feriliIzers 1ad ot her sup
plies lse(l it) lin,king the present crop.
"Rtesolved, 'Iha t. in inaking such
extenision the piaients be fixed
at (1. 90 days and 120 days, so as to
eliable the Cotton to be gradually
inarketed and adequate until pro
vision can be made to finance and
carry over the surplus.
"lesolved, fu rt her. Tmha tin mak
lug these extensions, they are only
to be granted to merchants doing a
credit husiness who will agree only
to fi iIsh in 1915 those who will
agree to viurtail thelir cotton crop to
onie-hia11f of the aereage of tle cutrrent
"Iesolved Firther, That. where the
party to whoi an exteision Is grant
ed is a planter, lie must agree to cur
tall hiIs acreage In cotton to one-half
that or tl, present crop as possible to
reassu re those whose labor ha rvests
"lesolved, fu rther, That tle cha Ir
ap in~lt at eoiinittee of sevenl to pre-1
':r Waarehotise bill, which will
wor,.k in har~lnony~ wlith reenlt rfederal
il:ition. to the 'i11! that vwe lu y
ut-Il inito oimra;I'''ti ;ti l c lici-n t ' y in
of 1'tate warehonl'is. '. The~ sahI coma
wh-- ~ ~ Th - O c: epo:rd ,1 tisi
don lo 1i' ,: 1hw !.w :', to (ot:.
V n '1 neui erat':l a1. mtOlyl~ ini sp 2- I
I Iv-e, I. ... (oo per.* TI. It I. ta'ck
(rn 'z. \\'. .\ iig.b V. - li. Irii rsit.
The ommt~t'lW; hiaiis bheen entled
taiihilatill (ri eisiiwloithclk.
Fotewrdo (lpeit sapatenda ti Fi.
GradnI h al .\ug. i her -infanat'Isn
Naomeist from C'olilnblIa tht T.al
the a otid lelowc' hiy, two wea s ag.
l'ital ('ard of i'(te 1 s tato -eniten tr
tc'ndoi tht he li I ithereingan l or is
the liiost revolting this state has ever
SIn1e( Va ughian's licarceratilon ini
thie len Iteantiarly hiIs case has d ropiped
tic. .\any3'11(1 uuIrles have been made
t') thIs oile of late ias to (lie staltus
of thie ease anid for this reason it is
annouineced that (lhe case Is no0w in
thle hands of the0 'nIted States su
liremie lourlt, whlere It, was taklen
a fte~r the state supireme- cour't had
mist alned the decision of the lower
court. The ease was hard fought
frlom thie outset, although the verdIct
rende(lred dlid not occasion any sur1
pirise. Vaughan's ihtysical condItion
is salid to be serious, Hie wvill be elec
tr'ocuted, though, unless the supreme
court grants hiihi a new hearing.
Carried Back to Edgefleld.
Nonna Bryant, colored, was arrest
ed In Cross 1Hi11 Saturday by Deputy
Shleriff ReId anid brought to IAurens
for detention ulntil a constable from
Edgeideld could coma after her to stand
trial In that county for larceny. The
constable arrived Monday and imiedi
ately\left with his charge.
FT. MACK BRYSON
CLAIMED BY DEATH
Prominent Citizen of Ora rasses Away
After Long Struggle with Disease.
Willim McCarley Bryson, known
by his friends as lack Bryson, (lied
it his home .in Ora early Sunday
morning after an' illness covering
many months. Thb funeral services
were held in Old 'Fields church. of
which he was a member and elder,
Monday morning, a large number of
people from the surrounding country
uid from.1Jaurens attending. Rev. 1.
N. Kennedy condneted the servi'es,
after which the body was Carried to
the cembtery 'noarby and intdri:ed. The
following igentlemen, acted as pall,
bearers: W. P. Hiudgon,' C. F. Brooks,
J. iamip Hunter, Ralph Terry, all of
I'alrens, 1,. P. Blakeley, 0. 1'. hlunter,
W. 1N. McClintock and W. J. Fleming.
MIr. Bryson was .01n of the leading
farmers of the county. a graduate or
!Irskiie bollege, a devout churchman
and an honored citizen. Io was 15
years of age and was 'married several
years ago -to MliSs 1iplhenia Thom p
son. 9he W'*ith one child survives him.
Two brothers and two sisters survive
him as follows: Dr. R. -1. Bryson, J.
Y. Bryson, 'Mrs. J. I,. McClintock, 'irs.
S. ' lhPie0mIiiig. --
On Sad lission.
Mr. P.. Sitgreaves left Monday morn
ing for Bristol, Tenn., to attend Ithe
funeral of his father, Capt. o. Sit
greaves, who died the night before.
Ca pt. Sitgreaves ba1l been ill for
rome t-ime, M rs. W. Ii. Martin having
gone upl) several days before to b at
ils bedside. The deceased is ,'
vive(i by several sons and daugh ters.
Mr. Sitgreaves has the sympathy of
the community In his bereavement.
The ladies of the Woodman Circle,
at Mit. Gallagher, will give an enter
tainment Saturday afternoon, the 29th,
at : o'cl ock, when Ice cream and cake
%iIll he for s:ale. The puIblic is invted.
When a man has suffered for sever
al days with colle, dia rrhnoea or o Ith
erI forin of howel complaint andli is
then citred sound and well by one or
two doses of Chamberlain's (oili,
Cholera an(d Diarrhoea llemedy, as is
often tile case, it is but nat ural that
he should he enthusiastic ina his praise
If the remnedy and especially is this
the ease of a severe attack when life
is threatened. Try it when in need
of such a remedy. It never fails.
Sold by all dealers.
Simpson, C'.ooper & Babb,
Attrneys at Law,
i ill practi e in all Slate Co. r.
a ompt atitention eet l ens
Th Od a il Paeo
ofThe gOld ouFmiy useitsoas
1nigoatig for theae an Sickyt
ThenOd ittndardgenerad stength ein onIc,
nwOiVwil TATlook cill yoN.d get itouth
ei. A laue tic. Folr t amd clg'drn 50
JD.XON & SON
For4ae-Two extra file blooded
st$er'pUl)pies. Ton . eeds old. Apply
to Carlos' R. Moseley, 1Laurcns. G-.11
For .Sple--Burr Clovoi Seed for
sale,: seed In the burr 15 lbs to the
bushel at $1.00 i)or bushel. A little
trash and dirt,.but this Is needed for
inoculat'ion. Raised 165 bushels on 2
aclWs this year. 'Fine for grazing
young hogs, pigs, cows and for iml
Proving land. Price sacked F. 0. 13.
Kinards. Now is time for plantigli
iul) to October ,st. 1). L. Zoozer. 5-St
311?'0 Found-One hay mIare 'mule
found four miles south or Laurens at
Bill Thomipson's. Owner can havo' by
paying feed bill and 25 cents for this
adv. 1li1l Thompson. (col). laurens,
ltoute 34. -'' 5-it-pd
LOSt-Nice Bible on rolid from Waro
thbals to Laurcs Sunday, August 16.
1l1as my name In it. Any informatIon
w-ill be appreciated. U. H1. Itoper. ILU
Notice ---Buy yojr Flour now for it
is-going to $7.00'per barrel. We will
save you money on Flour this week. J.
C. Shell & Co.. 5-2t
Wianted-Music pupils. Terms $3.00
per 'mouth. For iore information see
Miss Helen Sullivan, 535 Main street.
Found-By A. W. Stewart. fao to
gold Clemson College .lapel tlutton.
Owner can have same by Identifying
and paying for this advertisement at
Seed Oats for Sale-700 bushels
Bancroft rust-proof seed .oats for
sale. S. J. Davis, Laurens, lt. 5.
Wanteld-You to try a bushel of our
honic ground corn -meal made with
laurens county corn. Phone 33.
I'rompt dellivery. iichielberger 13ros.
Waned-You to bring your corn
and wheat to Elchelberger's Mill for
grilnding. Expert miller IIn charge.
We grind every day. Eichelberger
Gentlemen-When buIldIng material
is wanted, such as flooring, ceiling,
pine shingles, metal shingles, laths,
lime cement, plastering cement apply
to C. 11. Diuckett, best material at close
Notice to Ladies- I amin now agent
for the Amerlan iadies Tailoring
Colimpany and will take orders for
tailor-made slis, etc. Style and fit
guariateed. See me at my home.
2-5t. Mrs. Geo. S,. McCravy.
Young lan would you marry if
suite d? M\lany beautiful IndIan girls
Ia Oklahoma who own rich oil and
farminlg lands that are looking for
hitsbands. Information furished free
Mirs. M. 1). Smilh. 1Box 597, Muskogee,
Piles Cured in 6 to 14 Days
Your druggist will refund money if PAZO
OINTMENT fails to cure any case of Itching,
lindDleeling or Protru<Ung Piles in 6 to 14 days.
The fitt application gives M1ase and Rest. 50c.
I d m r
SIK~l ndClT LA .
il be'o ra lizoj ed inior com
plet ts --w vl e wutish YOU.
to cal l n'd have uE'ho youh
wtllse itock.l for 0thy ath
b'iest we ha:~ve) ever showni.
1f you don't knowv what
to give---yoll fInd "it" here.
3twritr & (Optitun
i'equired dainty appr hntments on her '
dressIng table and her desires in that
direction are 'here in great variety.
Brushes, Pu ffs, Powders, Perfumes,
Fancy Soaps, Cold Creams and every.
thIng necessary for a refined lady's
toilet. We cayry also a full line of
pure drugs and standard medicines,
and our prescription department re-.
celves special attention.
1 COMPANY ,
LAUREN, S. C.