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* * * * * * * S* Thanksgiving day and will. be with
* *them till gentle May comes. Would I
like that? No indeed, I prefer the rain!
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * Mr. W. A. Wofford, a prosperous
Madden, Dec. 7.-For the past week Spartanburg farmer, spent the week
surely we could recite In unison: end with the family of his brother, J.
"'The days are cold and dark and A. Wofford. le bought, while down,
dreary two extra fine pigs froi Mr. Claude
It rains, and the wind is never weary" maley.
But, let us all take heart however. for If there are any Laurens county
the latter part of the verse is e(lually farmers that have a pig or so for sale
as true: it would be worth their while to let
"Behind the clouds the sun is still the fact be known in a Spai'tanburg
shining." paper as there Is a scope of country
if we could only realize the truth in that county that was cholera swept
-f that in things financial as well as last year and hogs are scarce. Renici
'hysical! Take courage dear reader, ber though, the golden rule when you
the darkest hour is just before dawn set your price!
The "dawn" for the South has ever The attendance at Prospect school
beent in iny opinion when the fact was was pretty good the past week--very
realized that prosperity of the stable few of the pupils staying at home on
sort, would come when we made our account of the rain.
living at, home. That fact is now 'h- Mesdames Mollie Teague and .Josie
ing poIunded into ourp hitherto thick Martin visited Mirs. May Madden last
heads with prelty hard sledge-hammer week.
lows.--butMrs. oa Iryson Is not so well, '
"lIe still Sad heart and cease tei ii , friends will nge soi't' to learn.
]ehind the (lou(ds the sun is still Mt. and Mrs. Tom Shaw aid cill
shining." den were th guests Suday of M. .
Speaking of the weather reminds .4. lngston.
me that it could he worse! A letter 'Mi. and M's. F~llsha Watkins Spont
frot Vermont. is before mie. The writ- Sunday with Mr. and Mis. .1. A. \of
ci' informs ine tHat snow feli there ford. We are sorry to lose these goo
N Bl11ack lc
Ind ur new
r No trouble. No muss.
THzF. F. DALLEY Co.LTD.
k r FF20BL SFFALO.N.Y. HAMILTON, ON4T.
Have You Poultry Troubles?
Cure the ri.er and yoa cure tnd ri.rd. Nearly
all poultry troubles are due to a disordered liver. Bee ree STO 0 C K
Thousands of poultry raisers who usi it all year POULTRY MEDICINE
gl a splendid cute tr lver
roun tokee ther fock ingoodheathhighy toadlerour and chicken
recomead -cho1kri Olesgual
Wit he fee
B ee D ee STOK &POLTRY exo'ent tonic.
BeeDees ICINEP F. J. Stowe.
It's a Lver Medicine.
SC sOc and $1. per c"L
Also a strengthlng Tonc.N At your dealers.
BUFF~oNY. . H AM.TON ON.
neighbors from our 'midst and we cor
dially commend ko the good people
where their lot will be cast for anoth
Mr. Lewis -Proffitt who has been in
Florida for tie past year Is now at
I have been requested to urge the
delegates of the W. M. U. to attene the
quarterly meeting at Lucas Avenue
church Saturday, the 12th. A good
ineeting Is expected.
ONLY SURE CORN
CURE EVER KNOWN
"Gels-It." I-he New Way, 2 Drop.q Do it
To endure the pains and tortures
caused by a little thing like a corn
Is 1diculous, simply because it Is
unnecessary. Tle new plan corn cure
"GEITS-IT" Is the first one ever known
to remove corns without fall, without
patin and without trouble. Tlis Is
why it is the biggest-selling corn cure
In existence today. .It Is now used
by millions, because It does away with
sticky tape, With plasters and cotton
rings that shift their position and
press down onto the corn, with salves
Use "GETS.IT" for
Corine and You
When You Put on -
that "raw up' the toe, with "harness
es" that cause pressuro and pain, with
knives, razors and files, clawing and
pulling at a corn.
S-IT is ai)plied in two sec
onds. Two 'dros applied with the
glass rod do Uihi work. Pain goes, the
corn slirivehK.A'anislies. Accept no
substitutes. Try it on any corn. wart,
callus or bunion tonight.
"GE TS-IT" is sold by druggists
everywhere, 25c a bottle, or sent di
rect by R0. Lawrence & Co., Chiczago.
"GETS-IT" is sold in Laurens by
Rays Pharmacy and Laurens Drug Co.
The Quinu. That Does Not Affec The Head
necause of its tonic and laxative effect. LAXA
TIVIP nROMO QUININF. is betterthan ordinary
9ubnine aud does not cause nervousness nor
r nging in bead. Reinenber the fdll natne and
look for the signature of 3R. W. GROvIC. 25c.
Get you r little girl a Doll and i)oll
Carriage. We have a big Ihie and they
are Ir th bes- t valies to be had. ..
S. .\. & E. 11. W'IfIrES & CO.
Closiicg oit Millinery al the hooSter
J. C. U1lxrNS & '0.
* (')OLD POIN' NEWS. *
* . * * * * S * S * 5* * ***e
Cold Point, Dec. 7.-Most of the
farmers are about through sowing
wheat and oats. Some have not sown
Mr. John D. Hunter spent Saturday
and Sunday at the home of Rev. J. A.
Brock near Barksdale.
Miss Pauline Nelson, of Laurens,
spent several days last week with
her cousin, Miss' Ella May Moore.
Mr. Carl Moore spent Sunday In
Mr. W. L. Hampton was in Cold
Point several days the past week.
The children of Mrs. J. M. Hunter
have erected a beautiful monument to
her memory in Mt. Pleasant cemetery.
Mr. Shaw Cunningham spent Satur
day and Sunday with home folks.
Mrs. L. M. Duncan is real sick at
this writing, but her friends hope she
will soon be up again.
Mrs. S. U0. Moore ann1d little dlaugh
ter, Julie, andl Miss Nina Duncan were
in Laurens Monday shopping.
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* IIountville School Notes. *
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Mount ville, )ec. 7.-liast Friday af
terinoon, Dec. 3rd, the Wilson ALter
ary society of the Mountville high
School held its quarterly electioni of
oflicers. This elected were: Presi
dent, Miss 1'ot hel Smith; vice president,
M1r. Clay CrIsp; critle, Mr11. . limi Wade
Miller; secretary, Mr1'. Fred IBryson;
treasurer, m. Waldo .\atthews; moni
lor, M1iss Sarah WV'or'kmran; conductor,
\Ir. Walter Lynch.
We, 'Is Iembers of this society, real
ize that we aire reimiunierated for our
society work, by being taught ease in
exirression, facts (both historical and
current , the application of the rules
of grammar and rhetoric, and how to
think .quickly and accurately. The
making and carrying out of program,
and the equipping and keeping of the
hall are entirely dependent upon the
members, who aye pupils. In this way
the necessity of "Ideals" is made man
Fred Bryson, Sect'y.
Whenever You Need a General Tonk,
The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless
chill Tonic is equally valuable as a
General Tonic because it contains the
well known tonic properties of QUININIE
and IRON. It acts on the Liver, Drives
out Malaria, Rricics the Blood and
Builds up the Whole System. 50 cents.
AEWIMANY NEEDS COTTON.
111gh Marine' Insurance Stands In the
Way of Heavy Shipments.
Washington, Dec. 4.-State and
commerce department officials ex
pect cotton shipments from America
to Germany and Austria to total 75,
000 to 150,000 bales a month as soon
as the marine insurance rate can be
adjusted more satisfactorily to ship
The committees appointed by the
secretaries of state, treasury and
commerce to consider the foreign
cotton market situation today issued
the following statemeit:
"it is evident there is a Iremen
dous demand for cotton in Germany
and Austria and prices are high,
ranging from 14 to 18 cents a pound.
Tie principal difficulty seems to be
the high irate of marine insurance.
fron the UJite States to E1urope
Otherwise the movement of cotton
from the .United States to Europe
would be facilitated."
Efforts will be made whei congress
meets to amend iand broaden the
'wnar risk bill. The purpose is to pro
vide government insurance on ship
melts to belligerents even when the
shipments include articles such as
cot-ton, which have beei declared non
Tihe state and commerce depart
metis have beei working out plans
for sipping cotton to Germany and
Austria. Some of it is going (irect to
Bremen, other enrgoes to iotterdam,
eiona or other neutral ports and
thence into Germany and Austria.
The ships will come back bearing
potash, ldystuffs and other ebemni
cals, which Germany will allow to
be exported to this country only in
Our 10 cent counter is loaded with
splendid values suitable for Christ
S M. & E. Fl. WILKlES & CO.
Honor Roll of Haley SchooL
Ninth Grade: Lois Adair, Rosa Mad
den, Floyd Gambrell.
Seventh Grade: Inez Blakely, Kimma
Madden, Alexander Hamilton.
Fifth Grade: Robert Hamilton.
Tiird Grade: Henry Madden, .ohn
Second Grade: Mattie Lou Walker.
First Grade: Thomas Ilamilton.
Closing out Clothing at tihe looster
.1. C. 1lI'HNRS & C(.
Undertakers and Embalmeirs
Calls answered any hours, day or night.
LAURENS, S. C.
Horse, hog and cattle own
ers should know that worms
cause by a poor digestive
system or improper feeding
are more than dangerous.
is a remedy prepared by a practi
cal veterinary surgeon and re
lieves the condition almost in
st ntly. It ahoud,be used with
r lari. cents buys a large
pa We uarantee it to do
the or will refund purchase
For Sale by
Laurens, S. C.
High Strung Horses
can easily be spoiled by poor shoalag.
If their shoes don't fit perfectly or
are wrongly put on there is apt to be.
trouble. We shoe every horse sent
here according to his individual needs.
We fit him as carefully as a good sho'e.
maker would make footwear for you.
Try our shoeing on your horses. They
will like It and so will you.
J. D. SEXTON & SON
LAURENS. S. C.
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I S D I 1 1 E A I, i*U s IL T. K A ' ' O E I E ) C I I
NINO CO ES 2A141
S'~~~~~~N $400 ION ATl 4'%s9I;S I11ek ;S
Still Greater Cut in Our Prices
Owing to the Fact that We Must Raise Money
You always know what to expect when Clardy & Wilson offer you Bargains
but when you come and look at the Values we are giving now you will find the
Biggest Reduction ever offered the people of Laurens in Honest, Fresh Up
to-date Merchandise. These Goods Must Move Regardless of Profit.
Seeing is Believing-Visit this Sale and See
LADIES' SHOES AT PIE NEVElij C
EFE OFFERED THE PEOPEILDRENS SIGES IS WIIE
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