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LAURtENS, S. C., MAltI[ 3, 1915.
The Advertiser will ie glad to
reeeive the local news of all vie
communities in the county. Cor.
respondents are requested to
sign their names to the contri
butions.. Leters should not be
mailed Inter than Monday morn.
Gov. Manning has put a halt on the
practise or offer'ing rewards for es
cape(d crininals. lie takes the post
tIon that the ollivers of the law are
paid to apprehlendt'i crilininals and)(I that
they shioulId do so withonut the hope of
further reuinneration. lie is entirely
right. Offering rewards in some cases
.ten(ds to dimlinish t he I im porta lve ot
others and so laxnests in apprehlei(llng
criminals follows. iewards let the bars
down to (lishoinest detectives, who, for
the sake or reward. will trum p up evi
dence agaittst in nocetnt victimins. The
'practice is not a sound one anid (lought
<to be (liscontinued.
In selecting Ooiliptroller General
. W. .lontes to head the tax
commintisslon proviled for by the re
cent legislature, (o. Alaunning Iadep a
'wise selection. Mir. .lones has agltat
ed the i liestiont of tax reformi 1 yvear
'In andai ycair out siin(ce le first went in
to the vomlptroller genelral's oflive.;
Even 1k.n ulillopposed In huis caill
lacy. he has 'onv oil[ witi tlie caimt
pal''it partiles to speak ott tax retfor:n,
('1 n :clillenn ("'o peopl!o up1on the inl
ijita lhifies that, exIst. Tax ref'ortm has
(omttie ti 1 (. like a i-hbby with himi aindl
i itmay h expevtedl t11 the state will
proit in large mt'asie 'from his ex
peric""vc and, nhusis for thlesb
* * *
It is rum noreldi that fertiliz'r tman
'factrirs all oing lo be iore pa :-ieu
lar1 aboulil selling ftertilizers direct to,
farmercs this- year. It has bee report
ed to The Alvertiser that the practise
of :o:ro vompl:Illios of selling d1irect to
the 'arnhs will le dliscoitinieil and
that :lles willibe made only through
locail mchalintN. Sales are to lie mtade
themii. somet ttarmers ari for li'Calling a
mec! tm to discuss the situiat Ion. W\hat
t hey (outldi do we arie at a loss to kntow,
unless it wouiild be to r'efuse to use
fetilizeir at all. Thei ferilizert prtoh
lcm tis ye:n' is aoinig to lie a knotty
0onet hugh it will priobltly solve it
selfI, c ihe r ifor thle biest otr the worst,
as most of our i rl'llems are' solv"ed.
The iqueei'est object ion we have seen
a gaint Cl(emson college Is fr'om the
Lauriens .\dveit iser-that haltf Its
gradutates til to 19131 live In othler'
states. Tihey lIve ther'e becanse they
have beeni otffered bietter' jobs ther'e.
Th'le Newtberrty Obser'ver'.
We do not carte to see Clemson C'ol
lege aga1inmadle the subject of a news
paiper conttrovet'sy, as It willl (10 ino
good to the college, in the r'emar'ks
r'eferr'ed to by Th'le Obser'ver wC raiised1
no0 Objec'tin to thle pre'sent admnilstr'a
tion of Clemson, but. gave It credit for'
desIring to 'bring about a change
whereby its activIties woutld be direct
ed towvard home rather' than for'eign
devolopmeint. We Ailmp)ly pointed out
at condition wlhih po0ssl~y explained
.why the people of' South Carolina have
nlot been etirely satisfied with 1cem
son's work in the past. Tt might be a
"queer objectIon" tWatt The Advcertls
er raised, bitt the assumption mutst he
that Pies. Riggs holds the same opin
don sincee he counts It a favorable sign
that imor'e boys ar'e taking the agr'icul
tural ('ours'es now than fotrmertly, It
being a well known fact that the tex
tile anid mechanical cour'ses f1t the
boys Cot' wor'k which few of' them can
obtaIn In this state. To say that it Ia
goodl policy to tr'ain the boys for' jobs
they ('anf obtain only In other' states is
to admIt that this state does not hold
out opuor' tunities fot' br'ight, energetic
and~ e'dieted ( boys trained alonig other
line't 1. Th'le (bserver' In willIng to
ndmll this (of Sotuthi Car'olina w0 cnn
unC' whv Ii :hinks our is a ''oneer' objec
(Continued from Page One.)
her parents in Dials section Satur
Mr. T. F. Babb killed a large hog
Mrs. Arthur Taylor and children,
of laurens, are visiting her parents
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Medlock of the
Alaster Wells Terry of lBoyds Mill.
is spending a few days at ir. W. P.
Shiloh, -March 1.-M uch rain has
fallen within the past three months.
The .farmlners are gotting anixous for
to rains to abate, so they can start
There has been (Ituite a changing or
homes around here this winter. With
some It is altogether a new experi
ence, while with others it is an old
Messrs Quillan and Tllman Findley
have Ioved near 10asley, Pickens
Messrs Lj. D. liellains and Lafayette
liellam s have moved to Mr. R. C. Wal
lr. .1. 11. liellams has moved to the
home vacated by Mi. Lafayette Ilel
Mrs. Fanile Irvin has moved to the
11rown place near Chestnut Ridge
ciiureh. Mr. W. C. Gray is occupy
log the home vacated ly her.
.\Mr. .1. P. iiendrix has moved to Col.
Ii. Y. S-iII psonl's Place near Lau1rens.
Mrs. ' ller MleDowell and her broth
er, Mr. C. Hellams, is living where
Mi. L. D. Hellais moved from.
Mr. W. C. Abercrombie and "Master
Lee Watson spent Saturday night In
Mr. Lee Abrams and sister, Miss El
len, of Ware Shoals, visited Mr. F. M.
Miss Jordan, one of the teachers of
Shiloh school, fell out. of a imggy In
January and was injured so seriously
that she has not been able to teach
sice. Miss Shell, of Gray Court, is
teahlu in MISS Jordai's place.
Little William Ray, the one year
old boy of .\lr. and .lMrs. W. M. Arm
strong. died February lith after a
short Illness of pieumonia. Ills re
mains lie today in the cemetery at
Dials. 'The neighbors and friends of
the fond parents sympathize with
thei In their loss.
Cross 11 Hli, March 1.-One of. the
best 4nter Ztaininents of the season will
h'e given at the school aulditoriui on
Mlonday eveining, .\lich 1-5, undler' the
a 11spi1'.' of Ohe Si chool n1 linI'oemi en(.t
asociationl. The program for the oe
(asi ('(ol contoins a. variety of good
things, the m)1ot imlportallt of wvhich
is a I ft nure by I)r. .lohn hi. 'Miller. Ir.
.\'ilh-r's sub1,iort will be, ".\I y T ri 1
Through Europe." Ife Is a good spetak
er and has many interesting things to
i 11, as well as some variel ext periences
to relate. Other interesting and pleas
in exercises will he a number of beau
tiful selecti-ons by the male <iaurtetI
ied (1reehlistria of' ('ross 11i111. The oc
casion will be both entertaining and
ins-t r'net lye. The4 mneihbers of the as
see int ion are expecting a laruge alttend
-'ne4' as everv one( is inteurest('d in the
Next iFriay evenIn g th e hiigh school
literary society wvill hold their annual
ipubilie meetinug. Among a nuumbler of
interesting exercises on the program
will be a (debate on the squbject, Re
solvedl. Thuat thle I' nited States shuould(
sympuiathize with Germany in the Eu
Our eflcienit 1policema n, Mr. Jlas. WN.
Koon, is ever on the alert and faith fuul
to his t rust. lie is one ofleeri who
renderC Is evidlent thle tinuthl tha t the wvayv
of the Itran spressor is hard. Some tIme
last. tfall H enry Grilmn, a colored farm
er' of thle Water'loo section, brought a
blale of cot ton to Cross 1Hi11 and sold it
to .J. 11. Nance and ot once left the
county. The next day Mr. T. E. hiar'ris
who hlcd papers over the negro's crop,
camne over andi took charge of the cot
ton. Policeman Koon immediately in
augurated a search for Henry. A fter
tracing hIm through Augusta, Spar
tanburig rind other places, lie finially
through a cuntinog scheme located him
in Greenville. A few hours ride and
Gr'imn~ was in -the strong gipl of the
faithful offcer and Is now looking
through the 'bar's of the county jail,
wishing, no doubt, lie hadn't.
R1ev. . A. Martin attended the Opto
tmlstic Meeting at Clinton last week
arnd condluctedi the afternoon service
Youngs, March 1.-Many hearts in
this community were saddened last
Thursday when It was known that
Mrs. Cari''e Pr'ior Casey was dead. She
(11ed at her home in S'partanburmg
county at 5 o'clock a. m. and was
buried at Ilramiletts church neai' here
Fiday noon. Rev. JT. J. Hlolman con
ducted the burial services.
S'he was about twenity-two years old
and had( been marruiedI only a year' ou'
two. She leaves a young husbannd
andl an Infant sotn. Hecr mother, Mr's.
Thauide Pr'ior', of Lanu'ens, two broth
ers, Mesnn .Jnn fnnr1 Flovy1 Pe'ioar nne1
two sisters, Misses .mmie and An
nie, also survive her.
She was well kno'wn in this epm
munity, having lived here from in
fancy almost ito young womanhood.
She possessed an amiable disposition
and was loved by all who knew her.
11r 'father was Mr. Bee Prior who
died about fifteen years ago. Her
'mother belforo marriage, :was Miss
Her uncles are Messrs. Izzle, Henry
and Jasper of this county, Thornton
of Pickens, and Joe Prior of Missis
sippi. Her aunts are Mrs. lnia
Prior of Youngs township, Mrs. Car
rie Prior Nash of Greer, and Mrs.
Martha Prior Babb of Laurens. She
belonged to one of the oldest and best
Kfnmilies in Lautens county.
Mr. Robt. Stewart and family of
Laniford visited Mrs. M. A. Abercrom
.\Mr. Joe Prior and family of Lau
rens, spent Thursday night with Mr.
Mr. W. 0. SuLtton went to Laurens
a few days ago.
Mr. Austin Abercrombie visited the
families of Messrs J. 0. Davis and J.
M. Darnell recently.
Mr. Clay Glenn of Lanford spent
one night last week with Carroll and
Our teachers returned last Tuesday,
after spending a few days at their
homies in Greenville and Central.
(old Point, -March 1.-Rev. J. 0.
Martin preached a forceful sermon to
an attentive audience at Mt. Pleasant
'The little infant babe of Mr. and
Mrs. Tom Wealenrs died SEaturday and
was buried in Mt. Pleasant cemetery
Sunday. They have the sympathy of
Mr. Clarence Nelson, of Tennessee,
visited his aunt one day last week.
Mr. Tom Duncan, of Laurens, spent
Saturday and Sunday with hiomefolks.
Alisses Annie Sue and Lillie Cannon
have returned from Greenville, after
an ex'tended visit to their sister, Mrs.
Mi. E. Shaw Cunningham of 'Clin
ton, came 'down Suiday to be witi
.\lr. 11. F. Wheeler has a very sick
Muile at this writilng.
Messrs Carl Moore and Gary Cun
in inghain were visitors to i'kom Sun
.\lr. and .\ls. Walter liddle, of
.\iointille, silent Tuesday with the
torenr's i uncle, Mr. John Nelson and
Wttts Mill, March 1.-lev. G. C.
ii edge'po \ will btegini a series of meet
ings lere on Mlonday night March 1,
.\ir. Frank .eCi'avy of Iauirens, has
heen engaged to conduct the song
Afris. Isabella l111urn1s, of Clinton,
and MI.s. Berry Taylor, and son, of
Ora, Were tl4 guests of Mr. and Mrs.
W. 1-. Ilurns on Sunday.
Mr. N. 11. Waldrop, of Enoree, visit
edi at the home of Mir. .ohn Mart in
Th'le little dau ghtern of Mr'. and Mr's.
S. N. P rat her diled herec on Su ndaiy.
February 21st and was hurled here
on the following day.
Mir. andl Mi's. W. 0. Ilurns and son,
Firank, visited relatives in Cl inton
Therie arie several on the sIck lIst
at t his writing. Mir. .John Mai'tin has
bieen con fIned Io hiis bed for several
(lays. A goodl many are suffering
from seveire c'oldls. T1he whooping
rough seems to he raging here now.
The little child of Mr. C. 1E. Irwin,
who has been suffering with withooping
cough is now' Improving raidly.
Mr. 10. Y. McQuown attended ser'
viens at Rocky Springs on Sunday.
Mr. (G. 1E. Moore 'was at Watts Mill
on butsiness last wecek.
Mi's. Maudl 131)0 andl little daughteor
have returned to Anderson at'r
spending a few weeks with her par
ents Mi'. andl Mrs. R. H. D)onaldson
and other relatives.
Mr. M. A. Garrett visited his as
ter' Mi's. Electa Davis at Fountain Inn,
Mirs. Addle Walker, of Greenville,
is now spending a 'few days with her
sister', Mrs. Lin Odell, who is righit
sick at this writing.
Mi's. W. M. Stone is also right sick
at this writing.
'. and Mrs. Jim Hlamby have re
turned to their hotme in 'IEnoree.
Dials, March 1.-The men's Wesley
class of Dials church entertained each
other with an oyster stow on last
Thursday afternoon. The purpose of
the supper was to get in touch wilth
the members, andI promote the social
element of :the class. Some fifty odd
were priesent, all of whom seemed
to enjoy ,themstelves.
The Ladies Aid society held Its us
uaj monthly meeting wvithi the presi
deniflt, Mi's. Neenie Owings last Tues-.
(lay afternoon. After the business pro
giram the guests were served a dhe..
liciouis salad course by the hostess,
assisted by Mi's, Ciaud Owings.
Mr. Jlohn Simmons has retur'ned
fm'om n. npnnannt vist with Mr. nd Mrs.
Smith Boyd of Greeniwood.
Mr. and Mrs. H. -Z. Nabors of Co.
litmbia, were the week-end guests of
their mother, Mrs. I. S. Brooks last
Mrs. Alice Moore of Enoree, is visit
1ng the family of Mr. Sam 'Curry this
Mr. Charlie McCall who has been
making his 'home in Greenville for
some time is at home now with his
Mr. and Mrs. Pierce Thomason, who
have been residing in Fountain Inn
for the past several months, 'have
moved back to rtheir home here, to the
deliglil of their many friends who are
glad -to welcome then back.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wham, Mr. and
Mrs. Haskell Gray, Mr. and Mrs. Har.
ris Curry, Miss Fannie Brownlee and
Mr. J. R. Brownlee, were all in Lau
rens shopping Thursday.
- Miss Jewell Curry was the spend
the-day guest of Miss Cecil Owings
Miss Annie Wright was the guest
of Mr. and Mrs. Frady last Wednes
Miss 'inipson of Shiloh, was the
Sunday guest of her sister, Mrs. Wis
,Rev. Carlisle Courtenay, represent
Ing the Rescue Orphanage of South
Carolina, situated at Columbia, occu.
pied the pulpit leire Sunday after
noonl at 4 o'clock, using for his sub
ject "What Thy wilt have me .to do
Lord". le made a strong plea for
help to continue the rescue work. -Mr.
Courtenay Is a forceful speaker, and
his cause being a 'worthy one, the
large crowd present seemed impressed
with his talk.
Rabun, March 1.-Miss Edna Owens
spent Monday and Tuesday iwth Mrs.
Claude Wasson of Friends'hip section.
Mis. C. C. Saxon visited her -mother
Mrs. Pleas Dolt of Merna section Wed
Mrs. Melvina Abercrombie after
spending several months with her
daughter Nirs. Paul Willis of Dalton,
Ga., returned to hei' home last Wed
'irs. Rebecca Owens, a11(l irs. Mar
kus Owens. visited at the home of Mr.
ail Mi's. C. A. Babb's in Eden section
M.' Solomon Malhaffey of Edei see
tion spent Fiiday night with W. D.
Mirs. C. V. filip and son, Gray, and
Aliss Slingley of Eden section sient
8itirdiy with Mirs. li. II. Mahon.
Tl's. T. F. n11) Mirs. Rebecca
Owens spent Saturday with Mrs. Liz
A nniib of the young people at
ted th~lie oyster suipper at Eden
school house last Friday night.
ir. Fui'mnan lPool of Tylersville, was
visithig Ill this section Sunday.
Mr. and Mirs. IIarley Abercrombie
spent Suniiday with Mr. and MI's.
'ig1ht Ma'tin of liden section.
Miss Edna Owens is visiting Miss
A:1rmie llolder of Green Pond section.
M iss Allihe 1 abb vlsi ted heri gra nd
motheri, Mr's. Nan mcy Owenis Monday.
Madden'!, Marcth 1.--A few bight.
day~s last. week and1( farmers got hmyC.
lows werCie broughit. forth- -gear's wei'e
inuspectedl and new back hands and
tilow lines blought and that's all-it
TIhe uisiial services were 1held at
New Prospect Sat urday and Sunday.
'Thie congregation Sunay ha~d tile p1leas
ur'e of listening to Il~i. W. J1. Langstn
of Coinumbla. ie lireachied a good ser
mon01 on the text "Ask, and it shall be
given you". Th'lis is Dr. Langston's
old1 hoime--he was up on a ylsh to lisa
relatives here, and Bire. Mai'tin very
couirteously turned the services ever
to 'h~m. We weire all glad to see
"Unicle Willie" and have thle pleasure
of hecarhig himl ireach) once more.
Clerk of Court Powei' and Mrs. W.
S. Power of Laurens attended ser
vices, to hlear' Dr. Langston lpreach.
While here they were the guests of
their uncle, Mr. J. R. Finley.
Messrs Piere Moore and Floyd
Martin were out Sunday and were the
(linner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Thad
Cadets'R as Madden and Jno. W.
Wofford spent tile 'week-end with
Mr'. and Mrs. William Byrd visited
their grandmother, Mrs. H. C. Cun
ningham Satuirday night, and Sunday
were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Thur
Mr. Calcutt has returned from a
husiness trip to Augusta.
Mr. 'W. U. Hiudgens andl daughteirs
of Laurens, came out to preac'hing
Sunday and wore the guests of his
motheir, Mrs. T. S. Langston.
Friends of Dr. and Mrs. A. B. Lang
steo) will be glad to hear they renaehed
their field of labor, Rio, Birazil, safely,
A cablegram to, homofolks announced
Mrs. M. Tr. Allison has returned from
a visit of a few days to her niece Mr's.
Miss Miriam Drown a student of
Laurens high school, was shaking
hlanda -with relatives and fi'ienda Sn-.
day. She was the 'guest of -lier sister,
Mrs. Pearl Brown.
Mr. and- Mrs. -Bee Martin of Trinity
Ridge, visited relatives here recently.
Miss Martha Madden has returned
'from a pleasant visit to her nephew,
Mr. Linwood Martin of Laurens.
Mrs. Claude Finley is spending a
few days with her parents Mr. and
Mrs. E. Y.' Watkins.
Seo the wedding scene in the open
Ing episode of "Runaway June", at
The Idle Hour tonight.
* Woodrow Wilson Honor Roll for *
First Grade: Clara Nette Anderson.
Second Grade: Tom Campbell, Lo
Third Grade: t~thel Bolt.
Fourth Grade: Allione Miller, Ruth
Bolt, Remell Reid.
Fifth Grade: Ira Bolt, Margie Crad
dock, Lula Watkins, James Bramlett,
Mary Campbell, Capers Simpson,
.Seventh Grade: Eava Bolt, Christine
Miller, Denta Nelson, Mintie Simpson,
Ninth Grade: Blanche Nelson, Dena
Nelso and Eva Bolt.
E'dison's latest Mazda Electric Lights
burn 10 hours for one cent-price 30c.
S. M. & E. H. WILKES & CO.
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swollen feet, smellIng feet, tired feet.
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"TIZ" is harmless.
(et a 25 cent box of "TZ" now at
any (Iruggist or department store.
Dlon't suffer. Ifave good feet, glad
feet, feet that never swell, never hurt,
never get fired. A yar's foot comfort
guaranteed or lloley refunded.
~ Are now on
Call and see
Just received a
Have you inspected o
SP8C1AL NoTrC. f
Plowing-I have a horse and ex
perienced hand to do plowing .for the
public, especially in gardens. Rates
reasonable. See or telephone me. Y.
S. Gilkersoni, Phone 181. 32-1t
Lost-,Frdm McDaniel's pasture, on
February 2.2nd, deep red colored helf
or, brindle spots, short -horns, white
on end of tail. Reward for informa
tion leading to return to me. John
Dendy care Mrs. W. 1. 'Lucas, Lau
rens, S. C. 32-1t-pd
For Sale-One mule. Works well
and anywhere. Apply to Rev. W. A.
Clar'k, 530 East Main street, city.
and registered. Will stand for this
season at Martin's Stable, Laucena, -S.
C. Pedigree furnished to those inter
ested. Guarantee living colt or no
pay. W. L. Teague, L. W. Martin.
For 'Salo-One 'fifteen horse-power
Case compound engine. Just been re
bored. New pistons. Practically as
good as now. D. Y. Timmons, Winns
boro, S. C. 32-it-pd
For Sale-Ancona and White Wyn
dott chickens. Just about grown.
Price $1.00 each. Tewls Anderson,
East Main street, City. 32-it-pd
(iin Notee-We will gin on Friday
and Saturday March 5th and 6th, and
on Friday and Saturday, March 12th
and 13th., which w411 be the last gin
ning days. Laurens Oil Mill. 32-1t
For Sale-Single Comb White Leg
horn eggs and Barred Plymouth Rock
eggs at $1.00 per setting of 13. Mrs.
J. S. Bennett, Laerens, S. C. 32-it
!.ost-One bay mare with star in
forehead. About 4 years old. Any
one knowing of its whereabout will
please notify Burkett Mitchell, Lau
rens, S. C., Rt. 4. 32-it-pd
Cotton Seed-Uncle Sam's Big Boll
Seed. Ginned in private gin. Clean
and pure. Five-lock cotton, 50 bolls
to pound. Write G. R. Milam, Lau
reAs, It. F. D. 3, or phone Clinton
For Sale-16 per cent Acid Phos
phate ror prompt shipmenit in car lota.
F 0. H. Bagged and tagged Charles
ton, S. C., at $9.25 per ton. Order notify
R. L. Rogers, Bishopville, S. C.
For Salle-Onc good milk cow, with
calf. Apply to W. 1). Boyd, Mountville
S. C. 31-2t
House Bargains-Two cottages for
rent on Burns avenue, 5 rooms, water
and ele.clric lights, for only $8.00 per
month. See L. E. Burns, at Red Iron
' 011nning ,Notie-Cotton growers
will please take notice that ludgens'
( inner0y will run on Fridays and Sat
urdays only until further notice. Ilud
gens' G'innery. 20-tf
For Sale-lure While and Brown
Leghorn eggs, won ribbon and prizes
at county fair. 15 eggs $1.25. G. C.
Hoper, Laurens, It. F. D. 6. 29-5t-pd
To the1 talies-I have just received
the latest catalog from American La
(lies Tailoring Co., whom I represent,
and will be glad to call on anyone or
have you call upon mIle in regard to la
(ies tailored goods. 10 per cent dis
count If order is taken before the
27th of this month. Mrs. C1. S. Mc
Cravy, Laurens, S. C. 29-5t
display in our
iutiful line of
kwear, Cirepe de
s Goods, Dress
(ties and Gabar
:ase of old style
ur line of Beautiful
~st Skin disease
!e on the mar