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Baby's Morning Dip
. 4 OODNESS KNOWS,
says grandmother, what
we'd do without this Perfection
Smdkeless Oil Heater."
"If I'd only -had one wen you
were a baby, you'd hav een
saved many a cold an croupy
For warming cold orners and
isolated upstair r oms, aInd for
countless spec1 ccasions when
extra heat is 'nted, you need
PE RF 1.MTION.
The Perfection is light, portable, inex
pensive to buy and to use, easy to clean
and rewick-. No kindling, no* ashes.
-Burns kerosene- -easy to handle and
inexpensive. Smokeless and Odorle
At all hardware atid general stores. Look for the
STANPARD OIL COMPANY
Washington, D. C. Charlotte, N. C.
Norfolk, Va. BAL.TIMORE Charleston, W. Va.
Richmond, Va. Charleston, S. C.
Smoelss Oil HVeater."
Mg"Iy fFIend TonlyhadonMr.ny~
wertabayyo'dhay adieeniog ddnthv
savd mnyan codn cronpt
Fo amn cold ones taknd lc-ruh
islaeorti re mts, and fohcredm
haven'sssptil ccaose wfuecnhaace
S pensiv to buy nc ga use, ns ito.la
- omrot, y--nd treticNo id- ingm o shanes.o wa Bk
ie Burnths erosene . Hgesy agt hadne forme.
atomach tll rdw )ars ad funeral stoeyLookabor thedcnfode
ouldhav rinhelae ad at agmntkftestm.ad ie.I
. -Iried sdiffr ntoean, but they conEW E s Chottero in. rdntC.n
ld ot sem orol meanyo. B AT R Charyeto ueW. ItVan. efel
ndalm fridc pton , togh ep n vr Cfaies .
'efr' Blc-rh, and*, quit.Onl a. qua,~r.
Ca( answere Wn oud or nigt.
anyURENS, . C. It
for tree onthmanditDus cuedg.
Noha sreygventhdtoeaflsc thadhese
aincenu a useing oft.ho lor
* Pmer~tn, ~y- Inerstig d Cousn 'ommhanflsor a t BfLaren
w~e romths pac, M. . J Hghe Daught A don 9or 10'eokA.M
rits asfollws: wa dowAwit phersos Bakdragh as ofeen
stoachtrobleforfiv 45 yersandfond agv'aintbt e meicny fo r dreou
woul hav sic heiacheso bd, a r esented of l fth e s amn lithe. Ut
lime, 'hatI tougt suelyI wulddie Miscomposerk ofn or ber~e thersa
did ot eemto o meanygoo. ats n , yt srel. It canbKel
nd ll m frindsexcpt oe, tough arept s, ever faych.,
wol dioe. Hfle adviedece try Deac kage0thd91 .-4
AM RICAN I
You can buy them at the Post Offi
Ray's.Pharmacy and the Laurens Adve
Indtientiolls are that the South ivill
Produce over Sixteen Million ales
Washington, Dec. 10.-The United
States this year has produced the
greatest crop of cotton in its history.
More than 16,000,000 bales, or 15,966,
000 bales of lint cotton and linter cot
ton, unofflicially estimated at from
600,000 to 650,000 bales, constitute the
Last year 14,342,367 bales including
linters were produced and in the pre
vious record year, 1911, the produc
tion was 16,250,276 bales, includi'ng
'Ihe production of lint is estimated
at 7,637,113,000 pounds or 600,000
polinds more t1 Ihan 1)11.
While the production exceeds any
erop ever groWna, its value will be far
le.s and snialler than any other year
6iiuring (lie past live.
3ased oni the average price -of 6,8
Cents a pound oil December 1. the lint
i+, worth $519,321 A1, while last year
I, wNas valued at $,87,160,000.
More exact inlormation as to the
size of this year's cotton crop was
given today when the department of
agriculture in lis final estimate an
nolneerd the total production would
amount to 15,966,000 bales of 500
pounds, gross weight, exclusive of
linters. This compares with 14,196,
496 bales last year and 14,795,367
bales, including linters; 13,703,421
bales in 1912 and 14,312,745 including
llters; and 15,692,701 bales in the
record year 1911 and 16,250,276 in
The average total production, ex
clusive of linters for five years, 1908
I2. was5 12,850,297 b~ales. The produc
tion of linter's is about 600,000 bales
The final official figures giving the
exast size of this".veir's crop wvill be
issued by tihe census bui~aan e'xt
Match when compllete statistics from
the ginnerics have been compIiled.
1hile this year's cropf is a large
one' its value wil tall far below-ttut
of last year because of the 'price df
cotton. Last year's crol), a record in
point of value, was worth in the ag
greate $1,043,760,000, the value of the
lint-'being $887,160,000 and of the cot
ton' seed $156,600,000.
The estimated production by States
Virginia..... ......... .....24,000
North Carolina..... .......950,000
South Carolina .... .... ....1,500,000
Georgia...... .... .... ....2,650,000
Florida .... .... ....... .....75,000
Alabama..... .... .... ....1,690,000
Mississippi...... .... .. ....1,275,000
Lonisiana .... ......... ....460,000
Texas -- .............4,560,000
Arkansas .... ..... .... ....1,010,000
Tennessee .... .... .... .....365,000
Oklahoma .... .... .... ....1,250,000
All other states ...... .. .....52,000
LIGHTENS YOUR BUlLDEN.
'An inactiv'e liver wvill put a load on
youl that is enough to stagger stronger
men and women than youl.
Relievedl of the impur'ities that clog
its natural functions t~his same liver
will diouble your aeflciency in business,
in goodl nature andl in your good feel
Calomel uised to do but not nowv. Sei
ence has found a better way in (01t108.
IBY'S IV-VEII.-IdX. Sold in 50e and
$1.00 bottles under gular'antee 1by Lanu
rens i)r'ug Co. andl every bottle hears
the likeness of L. K. Grlgsby as a pro
tection to youl.
How To GJive Quinine To Children.
PIVDRILINC is the trade-manrk name given to an
improved Quinine. It is a Tasteles Syrup, pleas.
ant to take and doesn not disturb the atomach.
Children take it and never know it is Quinine.
Also especially adapted to adults who cannot
take ordinary Qininie. D)oea Oot nlausente nor
cause nervousness nor rinin in the head. Try
itthe flex time you nteed Onone for any unr
* -- ~ -
e, Laurens Drug Co., Powe Drug -Co.
31011310N Z ViD l E D
~Joseph Smaith. liead of Lntler Dany
Saints, Dlies in I ndepiendience, 3l (,
Soni Succeeds Himu.
Independence, Alo., Dec. 10.-Jo
sephi Smiith, presidlent or the reorgan
ized church or Latter D~ay S'aints, died
at his home here today. At. his bed
side was his son, Frederick AM. Smith,
who will succeed him as president of
Presidenlt Smith was 82 yeairs old1
and has beeni in ill healthi for' several
months. Rtecently he bcame bIlind
and was forced to ablandon many or
his duties as editor of' '.he Saints'
Two weeks ago he was st ricken with
heart (disease and1( thre'e (days ago ex
Pressed a wish to die.
"'Don't try to keep ie,'' lhe said. ''If
it Is tihe dilvi ne will tihat I shto ild go,
I have no right to attemupt. to stay."'
A\ sitnographuter was inu (onst anmt a
tend~ance onl the dlying manm whoi gave
dlirections for catrry ing 0on the wvork of'
A revelatio lannounc011Ied eighmt. yea rs
ago by I resihien t S-mit h desig nating
as his- successor his elder son, re
lievedi the churich fr'omi thle necessity
of choosinDg a new leader uon tihe
death here today of thme patriarch.
who for 541 yearms had lpresidied over'
tile orgaization. Th'ie son, Iler'
.\l. Smith, autoniatically b~ecomies head
of the church.
The new president is 37 years old.
Hille designation to succeed his fat,her
was ratifiedi by the general conference
shortly after the father annlouniced
President Smith's last admonition
"I wish those of my friends who
mlay intenid lacing flowers on my cof
fin would refrain. Let themn give the
mioniey to- charity."
Is wjf., six sons and two daugh
ters were at his bedside thrioughot
Thme funeral will be held from 'tpe
Old Stone church here Sunday. d
"GETS-IT", 2 D ROPS, ' .
-. - eCORNVANSHKES?
The Only Sure Ender of AH Corns.'
Desperate, are yod,ovet 'trying .to
i!L rid of corns? Quit using old fortn
ulas under new names, bandages,
winding-tapes and Gotton rings t1zat
make a fat little package out of rotir
too. Qjtit punishjlng your Ifeet, il
using toe-eating Salves and ointments.
To use knives, files, scissors rand
razors, slicing and hacking at a corn,
This Is the Crip of the Happy. Cornise
'Footernity of "GETS-iT."
only make it grow faster and bigger.
it also brings danger of bleeding and
blood piolson. The new way. the new
principle never known before in corn
history, is "GETrS-IT". It's a liquid
-2 dr1ops on a corn does the work.
Pain goes, the corn begins to shrivel
and out it comes! You apply it in two
seconds. Nothinlg to stick, nothing to
hurt, and it never fails.
Try '"GElTS-IT" toniighit on cornis,
calluses, ~wrts 0or buiionis.
"G1'iTS-iT" is so(1ld y druggists cv
erywhlere, 25c a bottle, or sent dlirect
lby 1N. Lawrence & 'Co.. ChIicago.
"GNI'TS-1T" is sold1 in Laurens by
i's tile New Ways, and14 You'll Forget
Laun DrIS ~ ug C'o. and Rays IPhia ra
Notice of Extra Te'nchler's Examinatlion
Th'ie State l11i'ad of 10ducat ion has
ordered anl extr'a examination foi'
teacher's .lnay 15, 1915. An exami
inat ion wiil 1)e held( at the cou rt house
On Jlanuary i5, 1915, beginning at ii
o'clock for teacher's certiflcates.
JAML S II. SULLIVAN,
1)1-5- IBy ordelr of County DIOard(.
Is caused by food which has f
sickness this impure matter si
DR. M. A.
It Purifles the Sto
It is a pure, wholesome ied*-ine, ir
best of lature'. herbal renedies for cor
andli bowels. It is a file cleansing me
system <f every parlicle of disease-bret
ild.gestion and Constipation. )ill' onlb
Look for the picture of Dr. M. A. Siunt
Ask for the Tin Boi
C. r. SIMMONS MEDICINE CO
Office of Comptroller of the Currency.
Washington, ). C., Oct 27, 191-1.
WIlIkl0.hA ), by satisfactory evideice
presented to the indersigned it has
been nade to appear that "ilI LAt
tl-'NS NATIONAl. BANK" in the CITY
of LAI'tliNS, in the county of LAt
itENS, and State of SOUTH CAItO
LINA, has complied with all the pro
visions of the Statutes of the United
States, required to be complied with
before an association shall be atithor
ized to commence the businiess of
NOW TI1FNItEi"QIIN, I, JOHN SK ic
'ON WILLIAMS. Comptroller of the
Civrrency, do herely certify that
"Tl10' LAUltIONS NATIONAL 3ANK'
In the CITY of LAUJIFINS, In the coun
ty of LAURENS and State of SOUTH
CAltOLINA, is authorized to con
mence the business of Banking as pro
vided fin Section Fifty-one hundred
and sixty-nine of the Revised Statutes
of the United States.
CONVERitSION of The Bank of Lau
rens, Laurens, S. C.
IN TST\IMONY WHIEEOF witness
my hand and Seal of ofilce
(Seal) this 27th -day of OCTOB3ER,
JNO. SK1ELTON WILLIAMS,
Comptroller of the Currency.
Invigorating to the Palo and Sickly
The Od. Standard general stretirtlicntin tonIc,
G ROVEt's TAsTEy.1.ss chill TIOZ'ie, drives out
M~alan.etriches the blood.aid bitild tsit) the sys.
tern. A true tonic. For adults and children. 50c
-tSNI'SSOlt'S NOTICE 191.
h'llv Auditor's ofice will b ollln
from the Ist of .laiuary to thie 20ti of
eb'lrutry, 1915 to inake returns of all
personal property for tamationl.
Fo: the (olVeiliene of taxpaY0e's
the Atiditor or his depity will atteind
the following named places to receive
returns for said yeat' to wit:
u'lesday, .1'ani. 5, Craig's Store, Setf
fletown Township, 10 a. m. to :1 p. In.
Wednesday, Jan. 6, S. WV. Dean's,
.Jacks Township, 9 a. in. to 3 p. ill.
Thursday, Jan. 7, llenno, Jacks
Township, 9 a. in. to 3 p. in.
Friday, Jan. 8, Clinton, Hunter
Township, 9 a. i. to 2 p. im.
alonday, Jan. 11, Clinton cotton mill,
Hunter Township, 9 a. in. to 2 p. in.
Tuesday, Jan. 12, Lydia cotton mill,
Hunter Township, 9 a. in. to 2 p. m.
Wednesday, Jan. 13, Goldville, Hun
ter Township, 10 a. n. to 4 p. in.
Thirsday, Jan. 14, Mountville, Hun
ter' Town'shil), 9 a.. mn. to 3 p. im.
Friday, JTan. 15, Cross 11111 Town,
Crosis [(ill Township, 9 a. am. to 3i p. in.
-MAonday, Jian. '18, Waterloo Town,
Wauter'loo Township, 10 *a. .m1. to 41 p. im.
'L,'uesday, Jlan..g119,, l(Tini L. .Aladden,
Waterloo Towinship, 10 a. in. to 3 p. in.
'Wedne'sdhi, .Jan'. 20, Jecrff C. MartIn,
W~aterlob 'Ifownship; 9 a. m., to 12.30
. Wedinesday1nJap. 20, JTno..}V. Blecks,
Sullivan .Township, 1.30 p. in.. to.4.30
:Th'ursday, Jan. 2i, J. Y. Pitts, S'uhli
van Townshiip '9.30 a. m. to 12.30. p. in.
Thursday, Jan,. 21, Princeton, Sulli
van Township, 1.30 p.' mn. to 4.30 p. mn.
Friday, Jan. 22, Tumblin'g Shoals,
Sullivan Township, 9.30 a. mn. to 2.30
Monday, Jan. 25, Abner Babb's, Dials
Township, 9.30 a. mn. to 12.30 p. mn.
Monday, Jan. 25, D. D). Harris', DIals
Township, 1.30 p. mn. to 4.30 p. mn.
Tuesday, Jan. 26, Gray Court. Iials|
Township, 9.30 a. mn. to 12.30 p. mn.
Tuesday, Jan. 26, V. A. White's, Dials
Towvnship, 1.30 p. mn. to 4.30 p. mn.
Wednesday, ,Jan. 27, Stewart's Store,
Youngs Towvnship, 10 a. mn. to 3.30
Thtirsday, Jan. 28, Cook's Store,
Youngs Township, 10 a. mn. to 2.30 p. mn.
Friday, Jan. 29, Young's Store,
Youngs TownshIp, 10 a mn. to 2.30 p. in.
Ttuesday, Feb. 2, Pleasant Mlound,
Youngs Township, 9.30 a. mn. to 12.30
Tuesday, Feb. 2, Lanford, Youngs
Township, 1:30 p. in. to 4.30 p. mn.
Wednesday, Feb. 3, Ora, S'enfletown
Township, 9.30 a. mn. to 12.30 p. mn.
Wednesday, Feb. 3, Watts mill, Lau
rens Trownsip, 2 p. mn. to 6.30 1). mn.
All male citIzens between the ages
of 21 nd 60 years on the 1st of .Jan
uary ')xcept those who are Incap~able
of eareing a suplport from being maim
edl or~ 'ror- other causes, are deemed
polls, Confederate veterans excepted.
Also nil male cItizens het ween the
ages of 18 and 50 on the 1st day of
.laniiairy, 191 1, nir lIable to a road tax
of $1.50 and are required to make
their re .'n: of -ttame t' tihe A'hi'a
during the time Tho ,e spre'itied ia
shall pay to to f'l-mn' Ti easul'-r at
the same t ime ole" !ts:es ar'n paid in
lieu of wor'king the road.
Al liax pa y(''rsi' areq niired to give
Townish Ip and No, of Schiool 1)1striiet,
also state whether lproperty' i.s situtat
ed In town or, cotintriy. 10aeh lot, trc
Or Par icel of Iaandu must be en teredl sep
After' the 20th of February1 50 per1
cent penalty will be attached foi' fall
nrc to make i'etui'ns.
J1. W. THOMPSON,
.rmented. To avoid a spell of
ould be driven out. You need
mach and Bowels
ade only of a choice selectioni of the
recting lisorders in the liver, stimach
licine that acts mildly, yet it rids the
ding impurity. It relieves biliousness,
the geliluine in] a lithographed tin box.
ous on the front panel.
0. Price 25 Cents.
., ProprIetors, ST. LOUIS, MO.
The lIooks of the County Treasurer
Vill be opened for the collection of
State, County and Con mutation Road
l'axes for fiscal year, 19141, at the
I'roastirr-s 0111c from October 15th.
:o lDee-nher :l1st, 1914. Alter .Deccii
ber: 31st. olelf per cent will be added.
After .1aniary 31st, two per cent will
be added, and after February 28th,
-;eVenl per cent. will he added till the
15th day of March, 1915, when the
books will be closed.
All persons owning property In more
than one Township are requested to
call for receilts in each of the several
Townships In which tle property is
located. This is important, as addition
al cost and lenialty imiay be attached.
All able-bodied male citizens be
tween the ages of 21 and 60 years of
ige are liable. to pay a poll tax of $1.00
except old soldiers, who are exomipt
It 50 yeari's of age. ColmIutation Road
'ax $1.50 In lieu of road duty.
The 'Fax Levy is as ollows:
For State Iurposes......... 11m111s
"or ('onst Itu tionalI School Tax :3 mi i Is
Ior Ordinary County purposes 3 mills
lWor interest on Itallroad Bonds 1 mill
l'or Road and BIridge B(onds 3 m ilIs
Por Conurt I louse Bon(ds . . . .% I Ills
Total IG.. - ....1G% mills
Speelal Schiools---Laurens Township.
.Lauro'ns No. 11 ..... .. ..7mills
riniity-llidge No. I..... .:
Miatheiis No. 2--........ mills
Narni0 No. : --..--...... mills
Bailey No. ..---...... l mills
Mills No. 5.-.--........2 mills
Oak (;ove No. 6 ---......2 m1 Is
Ora No. ..---......... mills
SplIec'ial Schools-Youngs Townsh Ip.
Vuongs No. :.. -........2 11111i
\Youngs No. 2.---...--.. . n.4Ils
Youngs No. 4 --..-. .. ..1. mills
Youngs No. 5 - ----.....4 8 mIlls
Fountain Inn No. 313.-....11 mIlls
Lanford No. 10..........6% mIlls
Ora No. 12.---...---......4 mills
Youngs No. 1.-..........3 mills
Central No. 6 -..........2 mills
Youngs No. 7 ---........8 mills
S)ecial Schools-Dials Township.
Green Pond No. 1 .... ....4 mills
Dials No. 2 ............8% mills
Shiloh No. 3 -..-........4 mills
Gray Court-Owings No. 5 ..8% mills
Barksdale No. 6 .. .. ... .. ..5 mills
Dials Church No. 7 .. .. .. ..4 mitls
Fountain Thn No. 3B......11 mills
Merna No. 8S............2 :nIlls
Dials No. -.-...........4 mIlls
Special Schools--Suhivan Townshain
Mt. Ilethel No. 2 .. .....-....3 mille
PrIrlc'etoi Nd'. 1'.. .... .. ..4 mills
Poplar~ SprIngs No. 3 ......4 mill~
Sullivan No. 17:;. .. .. . .8%/ mill
Brewerton'No. 7 .. .. ... :3 nmlip
.Sullivan 'P6wnship R Iflonds 3 mill~
Merna No.8.--.. .... ......2 mIlls
Special Schools-Waterloo.- Townshiji.
Waterloo No.. 14 . .. ~.. . ..4 mill'
Mt. Gallagher No. 1 .... .....6 millb
Bethlehem Nb. 2 .. . ......2 mIlls
Ekhom No. 3 .. ...........4 mills
Centerdio~nt No. 4 .........2 milla
Oakville No. 5'-..... ......f mIlls
Mt. Pleasant No. 6 .. .......2 .mIil
Mt. Olive No. 7 .... .... ....5 mills
Reedy Grove-No. 8 .. .......2 mills
SpecIal Schools-Cross Hill Township
Cross Hill1 No, 13 ........? mills
Cross 1H111 No. 1 .... .......2 mills
Cross 1H111 No. 2 .... .......2 millp
Cross Hill No. 4 .... .......2 mIlls
Cross HIll No. 5 .... .......4 mills
Cross 11111 No. 6 .... .....,3 mills
Cross 11111 No. 3 .. .........2 mills
Special Schools-Hunter Township.
Mountville No. 16. .. . .....9 mIlls
Hunter No. 2.--............4 mills
Hlunter No. 3 .. ...........4 mIlls
Clinton No. 5 .. ..........6 mills
Hunter No. 8.. .........3 mills
Wandsworth No. 4 .... .......2 mIlls
Hunter No. 1 .... .........2 mills
Special Schools-Jacks TownshIp.
Odells No. 6 .... .........3 mills
Hurricane No. 15 .. .........3 mIlls
Shady Grove No. 2 .. .......3 mills
Jacks No. 3 .. ...... .... ..5 mil
special Schools-Scuffetown Township
Langston Church No. 3 .. .....3 mnills
Scuiletown No. 1 .........2 m!!ls
Lanfor'd No. 10 .. .........6% mil1l1
Ora No. 12 ........ .......4 mills
Scuflletown No. 2........4.IIs
Scuilletown No. 4 .. ........ mIlls
Prom lt a ttenit Ion will lie given those
whlo wIsh to pay ItheIr Taxes thro Igh
the mlall biy check, money' orde" .etc.
l1i'sons sending In lIsts of namles to
lhe taken off are rerptested to send
them early; and gIve the Township of
each, as te Tlreasurer Is very bulsy
duiring the mon11th of Deee.'
11OSS D. YOUNG,
October 13, 1914.-td.
The Quinine That Does Not Affect The Nead
hlecausee of Iits tonic andi laxative effect, IA XA.
i~ vt ROMO QU ININIC is better than ordinary
Oluinine and does not castse nervomisness nor
ringitng In head. Retnenhber the full namte and
look for the signature of EC. W. GROvEC. 25c.