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Mir. 'and :Mrs. ,T. .M. Divvor, of An
derson have been spending several
days in the icty while Mr. Divver at
tended .to business affairs.
Mrs. J. P. Marion, of Sumter, is vis
iting her father, Dr. W. 'C. Irby, and
sister, Mrs. W. .D. Ferguson.
Mr. P. L. Abrams and son, William,
of the Poplar Springs section, .and an
other soi, M. B., of Gray Court, were
visitors in the city Monday.
Mr. W. J. Anderson, of Waterloo,
was a visitor in the city Monday.
Mr. W. P.-Thomason went to Green
ville this morning to attend a meeting
of the Junior Order of Mechanics. Mr.
Thomason 'will address the meeting
on some topic of interest to the order.
Supt. and Mrs. B. ',. Parkinson
have taken rooms at the Jones resi
dence on North Harper sti eet where
they will do light house-keeping.
Mrs. R. E. Sims, of Chester, arrived
iII the dity yesterday and will visit
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Burton
for some time.
Miss Lizzie Switzer has been visit
ing friends and relatives in 'Greenville
for several days.
MIr. J. A. Todd, of Barksdale, was in
the city yesterday looking after bus
Mr. W. 'C. Rasor and son and Mr. A.
M. 1-1111, of Cross 1111, were in the city
Mr. H. M. Bryson, of .Mountville, was
in the city Saturday.
Mrs. C. E. Parker left Friday for
Cookville, Tenn., to join Mr. Parker,
who has been there for several weeks.
Mr. A. D. L. Barksdale, of Greenville,
was a visitor in the city yesterday.
Sheriff J. C. McCain, of Richland
county, was in the city on business
Mr. R. F. Fleming has returned to
-tlie city after spending several weeks
in 'Lancaster and Greenwood. Mrs.
Fleming Will return the latter part of
Mr. W. C. Hipp, of Mountville, was
a visitor in the city yesterday.
Mr. Edwin Lucas of Wofford College
-spent the week-end it Laurens.
M1iss Llla Todd has returned to
'Brenau College after spending sev
eral days here with homefolks.
Mr. W. E. Pitts of Gray Court Rt.. 4,
was a visitor in the city last 'Monday.
Do not fail to witness the first in
stallment of "Runaway June" at The
Idle Hour tonight.
TO SE% 1EG4ATE RACES.
.11111 Passedi by . Recent .Legislatire
Went Into Efect .londiay 1orning.
The bill passed by the recent legis
lature compelling, the segregation of
races in the textile mills of the state
has been signed by Gov. Manning and
went into effect Monday morning. It
is understood that the law affected ne
groes in the local mills employed in
cleaning looms and sweeping the
floor's. These were given their dlis
charge Mlonday. Th'le lawv is as fol
"Section 1. It shall be unlawful for
any person, firm or corporation en
gaged in the business of textile man
ufactur'ing in this state to allow or'
permit opertatives, help andl labor' of
different r'aces to labor and work to
gether within the same room, or' to
use the same (loor's of entrance and
exit at the same time, or to use and
-occupy the sam0 pay ticket windows
or dloor's for paying off its operatives
andl laborer's at the same time, or to
use the same stairwvays and wvindows
at tihe same time, or' to use at any
timn the saiam1e lavatories, toilets,
dr'inking water, buckets, pails, cups,
dIippers or glasses: Provided, IEqual
acconimodations shall be supplied and1(
furnished to all persons employed by
said person, firm or corporation en
gagedl in thle :business of textile mainu
facturing s aforesaid, -without dis
tinction torace, color or previous con-.
"Sec. 2. Any 'person, firm or cor
por'ation engaged in textile manutfac
turing violating thle provisions of this
act shall be liable to a penalty of not
less than $100, nocr more than $600
for each and every offense, to be re
covered in suit by any citizen of tihe
county in which the offense is com
mitted, and to be 'paid to the school
fund of the district in which such of
fending textile manufacturing estab
lishment is located.
"Section. 3. This act shall not apply
to employment of firemen as subordi
pates in boiler 'rooms or to floor
scrubber's and those persons employed
in keeping in proper' condition lava
tories and toilets, and carpenters, me
chanics and others engaged in the re
pair or oreption of buildings.
"Sec. 4. This act shall take effect
immediately upon its afproval by the
For Bent-A good five-room house,
well water, good jpastur'e, anld garden.
Just. -outiiide city limits. $5.00- per
month. See m0 quick. R. M. Elehel
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IAnforl, March 1.-The Woman's
Missionary society of the Baptist
church held a very interesting meet
ing Saturday afternoon, a number of
helpful items being discussed and each
proved beneficial to those of us who
are trying to carry on this work.
One of .the most delightful affairs
of the -week was a dinner given by
Mrs. W. D. Patterson in honor of Mrs.
J. 13. 'Cooley who returns to her home
in the Philipiine Islands in April.
Mr. John W. Lanford and Mr. Boyd
DeShields spent the week-end lin
Miss Fannie Harmon Is the guest
of Miss Minnie Lanford this week.
Miss Othella Johnson is in Spar
tanburg visiting relatives and friends.
Mr. and M'rs. Gray Moore were
guestb of Mr. J. 13. Franks last 'week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M..Fleming enter
tallied at a dinner Spnday for Mr. and
Mrs. W. L. Patterson and Mrs. J. 13.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bomar were
the enjoyable guests of Mr. L. M.
Cannon's family for the past few days.
Mr. and Mrs. Jno. W. LAnford, Mrs.
J. 13. Cooley and Mr. John Cooper of
Spartanburg leave today for a visit
to Greenwood and Eldgefield.
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Ferguson of
Laurens were visitors at the home of
Mr. J. S. Higgins Sunday.
'Mrs. M. G. Patterson of Spartan
burg is visiting her children at her
Mr. B. W. Johnson and family of
Arcadia,.were in ou-r town for a few
hours last Sunday, stopping with his
mother who is not very well at this
Mrs. Collier Cox was in Woodruff
Miss Vi Lou Gray, president of the
Rural Sch'ool Improvement associa
tion of Lauerns county, iwas with this
school Wednesday night and gave an
interesting talk 'with the lantern
slides on the school work of South'
Carolina and Yellowstone Park.
The "old District School" will he
given here by local talent Thursday
night at the Lan'ford school building.
Misses Robin Patterson, Carrie L.du
1-iggins and Mr. Frank Drummond
snent. Saturday night and Sunday with'
MNss Josie Cox at iray Court.
State cf Ohio, City of Toledo,
Frank J. Cheney mnkes oath that lie is
senior partner of the firm of P. J. Cheney
& Co., doing business in the City of To
ledo, County and State aforesaid and
that said frm will any the sum 0l ONE
HU1INDIRED DOLIAR1S for each and ev
ery cano of Catarrih that cannot be cured
by the uto of H A.LT'S CATARRH CTItE.
FIANK J. CII1NEY.
Sworn to before mto and subscribed in
my presence, this Gth day of December,
A. 1). 1886.
(Seal) A. W. GIEASON.
Hall's Catarrh Cure In taken Internally
and nets directly upon the blood and mu
cous surfaces of the system. Send for
F. J. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo, 0.
Sold by all Druggists, 75c.
Take ialre Family Pills for constipation.
To Address Christlan Endtleavors.
WV. Anderson Clarkson, a prominent
Columbia at Wrney, has accepted the
invitation of the Christian IHndeavor
society of the First Presbyterian
church to address the society in the
Sunday school room Sunday ,eyeninlg.
Air. Clarkson is one of theoidhiginal
tmemibers of the Christian Endeavor
society 'In this state and still takes a
great dleal of interest in its work. lie
is a polished speaker and Informed ott
this -and~ other branches of church
work and will doubtless bring an in
teresting message to those who go to
hear lm. The service will begin at
6:45 p. in., giving ample tim0 to those
who care to do so to attend the r'egut
lar evening services. The public is
cordially invited to hear him.
Biillsness andi Constipation Cured.
If yout are ever troubled with bilious
ness or constip~ation you wvill be inter
ested in the statement of R. F. Errwin,
Peru, Ind. "A year ago last winter I
had an attack of indigestion followed
.by 'biliousness and constipation. See
ing Chaiberlain's Tablets so highly
recommended, -I bought a bottle of
them and they hel-ped me right away."
For sale by all dealers.
PASSES BOGUS O~IICK.
Posing as Manning's Son, Man Gets
A young man .posing as the son of
0ov. Manning passed a bogus check
for $5 in Alken a few days ago. The
check was given On the First National
bank of Sumter, misspelled "Sump
ter". 'It was- made out to "Cash" and
was paid by John 'C. Hutson of Aiken.
Continuing the misrepresentation,
the swindler claimed to be a member
of the staff of The Manufacturer's
Record, and talked glibly of the in
creased optimism in business. Whlen
the check was turned dowvn, it wans
forwarded by Mr. Hutson to Herbert
A. Moses, private secretary to the
governor, along with the intet'view iln
the Augusta paper.
Alumintum Ware, big lot reached us
this week. You will find it economical
and durable to tuse, prices lower than
5. M. & 16 II wrVIA( & CO.
WHAT MAY HAPPEN
IF GERMANY WINS
.David Lloyd-George Says If England
Loses freuton Would be World Die
Bangor, Wales, February 28.-The
chancellor of the exchequer, David
Lloyd-George, made a pointeg/refer
ence to the UnitedbStates in a speech
"it Germany is triumphant over this
country," he said, "she would be 'prac
tically dictator of the world. And
where," he said, "could we then look
to a chivalrous country to protect us
"If countries like France an Russia,
with huge armies, and we, wlth the
most powerful navy in tile world, could
not 'race this terrible machine, how
could America stop in? It would be
more than America could do to defend
her interests in lier own continent.
America Is more unready than we
The cliancelolr then took up tile
liquor and Industrial questions.
"Tile government has wide powers
to deal with the drink question, and it
ieans to use them," delared the chan
cellor of the exchequer. He said i!
smiall minority of the workmen iII the
armament factories had refused to
work a full 'week because of the lure
The government would use its pow
ers discreetly and in a spirit of moder
ation, Lloyd-George asserted, but
"fearlessly." lie was sure the public
would support whatever action was
taken and allowed no indulgence to inl
terfere with the country's prospects inl
"The 'war," lie said, "is to be won or
lost by the engineers. We need men,
but we need arms more than men, and
every day of delay Is full of .peril to
the country. For one reason or an
other we do not get tile assistanec we
have a right to expect from our work
shops. Industrial differences are in
evitable, but we cannot afford them
"It is intolerable that the lives of
Britons should be imperilled for the
sake of a farthing all hour. During
war governments should have tile pow
er of settling difficulties so that work
shall go o1. f 1 men are entitled to
more money the government should
give it. I do not believe the parties
involved will rofuse to comply with the
urgent omimland of the government.
that there should be no delay."
E"xpressing confidence in tile out
Com of the war tile chancellor said
tile people of tie country hardly real
ized yet. the importance of the strug
gle inl wilelh they were engaged and
warne(d th1em1 tlat victory colld llot
be% won without. a long strulggle. lie
de1claredI0111 that 1 whi lglanld hafd (9n
rolle( the largest volunteer ariy ev
er gatheled inl any country or in anlv
century, it ougit to be larger still.
Mreeting of W. M. U.
Quarterly meeti:g of (divisionl No. 1
will convenle withl Warrior Creek
church Marchl 13th1 and 1-ith, 1915.
10: 30-Devotlonal service, condullctedl
bly Mrs. Cora Rober1tsonl.
Welcome-M rs. WV. WV. Yea rgin.
Response-M rs. Claudia Lomas.
Methlods or Bile Study. Mrs. C. E.
liow an I Make My Society the Best?
Miss Nora Simpson01, Mrs. Fanlnie
Garrett, Miss Anna Bulrdett, Mrs.
Ethlel Robertson, Miss Josie Cox,
Miss aisy Banuldwin, Mr's. J. 'T.
Owvings, Mr ls. Toy Dru'mmond111(, comf
Noontide qluiet hlour, conducted by Mrs.
WV. N. Austin.
D~evotional, Mrs. Fowlor Burns.
Where shlould we as 'Christians Begin
Economrizing in View of tihe Finan
cial -Depression? Mrs. Jim Film
ing, Mrs. J. B. Cook, Miss Eula
Practicing the Presence of Christ.
Mrs. E. C. Watson.
Round Table, conducted 'by Mrs. E. C.
Rleport of committees.
Importance of Co-operation of Mothl
ers with the0 Leaders of Sunbeam
and Young People's Work,
l1 :00-Address .by Dr. W. El. Wilkins.
Miss Rebecca Baggott,
Mrs. W. W.. Yeargin, President.
Dangers of a Cold.
Do you know thlat of all the minor
ailiments co1lds are by far tile most5
dlanger'ous? It is nlot the colds them
selves that yell need to. feal', b)ut tile
seriouls diseases that thley so oftenl
lead to. For thlis reason1 eivery co1(d
should( be gotten .rid of wvith tile least
p)ossible delay. To accomlplisli tis~
you will findI Chlarmberlain's Cough
Remedy of gr'eat 11011 to yell. It loos-|
ensR a cold1, relieves tile lungs, aids1 ex
ipectorationl and enailles the systeml
to flhrow off thle Cold. For sale by all|
TRY "GETS-IT" IT'S
iAGIC FOR CORNSI
New, Simple, Common-Sense Way.
You -will never know how really
easy it is to get rid of a corn, until
you have tried "GETS-IT". Nothing
like it has ever been produced. It
takes less time to apply it than it
Kl".yI Corn -pains in Every Nerve! Use
'GETS-Ts" It "Gets" Every Corm
Surely, Quickly I
does to read this. It will dumfound
you, especialy if you have tried ev
erything else for corns. Two drops
al)l)lled in a few seconds-that's all.
The corn shrivels, then comes right
off, painlessly, without fussing or trou
ble. If you have ever made a fat bun
11e out of your toe wIth bandages;
used thick, corn-pressing cotton- rings,
corn-pulling salves, corn-teasi g plas
ters--well, you'll appreciate le differ
ence when you use "GE" -IT". Your
corn-agony will vanish Cutting and
gouging with k lives, azors, illes and
scissors, and Vhe anger of blood
poison are doi e away with. 1'ry
"G1'TS-IT" ton it for any corn, cal
lus, wart or bunion. Never fails.
"GETS-IT" is sold -by druggists ev
erywhere, 25c a -bottle, or sent direct
by E. Lawrence & Co., Chicago, Ill.
Sold in Laurens and recommended as
the world's best corn cure by Lau
rens Drug Co. and Rays Pharmacy.
An Annoying B eak
is apt to occur at any time to any
style or make of carriage, but the
chances of an accident are greal ly
lessened if you have us inspect your
running stock regularly. The wheels
that we place on carriages last longer
and run better than the other kind,
for they are built right and put on
right. We are expert mechan ics arnd
our prices are reasonable.' Let us
put your carriago in shape.
J. D. SEXTON & SON
LAURENS, S. C.
C'omplainat not Served.
State of Southi Carolina,
County of Laurens.
in Court of Comimon leas.
Maindora Fienming, Plain tinf,
Larry Fleming, I Iatlty larksdalec ne
Fleminig, William Fleming, Al fred
F~lemning. Bonnie Lee Flemn g, l)o
racena Fleming, Douglass Fleming,
Mittle hell Fleming, Miamie Flem
lng, Lucill Fleming, Sallie Fleming,
Nannio Fleming, Suslie Fleming,
Stobo Fleming andl C. 1T. Duckett,
To the D~efendants above named:
You ar'e her'eby summoned and re
riuiredl to ansewer' the complaint. in this
action wvhich wvas filed in the oficee of
the 'Clerk of the Court of Common
Pleas for' the~ County of Lauriens ini
said state, on the 25th day of Febru
ary, 1915, and to servo a copy of your
answer' to the said complaint on the
subscribers, at theIr ofilce at Laurens,
S. C., within twenty (lays after the ser
vice hereof, exclusive of the (lay of
such service: and if you fail to answer'
the comlaint within the time afore
said, th0 -plaintiff in this action -wvill
applly to the Court for r'ellof dem'and
edl in the com'plalant.
Datedl Feb. 25th, 1915.
Ferguson, Featherstono & Knight,
To the Non-Resident Defendants, Lar
r'y Fleming, Williarn Fleing, Al
fred Fleming and Jlennie Lee
You will please take notice that the
original Summons and Complaint in
this action was filed with the Clerk of
the Court for L~aurens County, State
of South Carolina, on the 25th (lay of
Febraumry, 1915, andl is on file now in
Laurens, S. C., Feb. 25, 1915.
Ferguson, Featherstone & Knight,
Attor'neys 'for Plaintiff.
Dr. T. L. Timmnerman
People's Banik Bu~dling
Laurens, S. C.
Cures Old Sores, Other RemedIes Won't Cure.
The worst cases, no ntter of howltong standing,
are cured by the woundertul, old relIable Dr.
Porter's Antiseptic Henilug OIl. It relIeves
Pain and Ireals at the ne lime. 93c. 50,.12
Simple and ea
Uses less oil and 1
Frames are nicely Ja:
er chimneys are Blue
You should see the qu
Come in all sizes and
tion than an o
Save Half y(
By using the Quiel
Call at our store and see I
and how eas3
S. M. & E. H.
are due on the fir
No further c:
e tended to those m
paid or satisfacto
the 15th of the
1 purchase, unless
Sments are made
. before hand.
. All persons
Sare requested t
settlement of thei
March 1, 1915
We have just rea
Garden Seed and S
Remember we c
Fancy and Staple grc
Call us when yor
J. C. SH E
Give Us Your March Bus
Excellent for Stomacinh Trouble.
"Clhamberlain's Tablets are jusqt fine
for stomuach ti ouble,'" wyrites .\irs. G.
C. D~unn, Arnold, Pa. "I was biotheredi
wilth this comIUplaint Ifor somne time and
freiuenatly had hilIlouls attacks. Cham
beriain's Tablets afforded me great
relief from t he first., anid since tolI ng
9t ltt nc of t hetai feel like a difer'
;y to operate
lives more heat
anned and the Burn
ick meal Blue Flame
-#t Ajrab J* VoN
are low in price, easy
res no more atten
>ur Fuel Bill
c Meal Blue Flame
iow perfectly they bake
r to operate.
NILKES & Co
Lrch 1st, all bills
'st of each month.
redit will be ex
rhose bills are not
rily arranged by
with the ff ice
indebted to us
o make prompt
::eived a full line of
eed Irish Potatoes of
arry the best line of
ceries for you.
;LL & Co.
iness and Will Save You
(Cought ,lidicine for I hildsren.
Never give a child a couigh muedicino
that contains opium in any for'm.
WVhen opiumi is givent ot her and mnoro
rlious diCsas malfy follow, lbong ex
lperiencee hats dem onistrated thtI tere
is nto bitteri or safer medliclin for
coughs, cold ( nd 1111croup1 ini chiilIdren
tihan Chambmerlan's Congh Iioemedy'. It
is ertually valuable for adults. Try it.
If, COnl hals In Oolt010111 Or Ohii10t ha rmf ul
(I rugs. Wr uno w n)3' all lnaorus