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OF VAST IMPORT
Gasoline to ie 3iainfctured Cheaper
fnd Cheaper Method for Obtaainin,
Dyes aid Explosives.
Washington, Feb. 28.-Two dis
coverics, each of vast importance to
American industries, one of them re
garded also as a priceless military as
set, were announced today by Secre
tary Lane of the interior departtient.
'hey are chemical processes, develop
ed after years of research by )r. WaIl
ter 1'. Rittll-tman, chemical engineer of
the ibtreati of in nes. One Is expceted
to enable oil re iners to increase their
output of gasoline by 200 per cent.;
the other makes possible thle pro
ductioll romT crude petroleili of
tol ito and benzol, base s for dyes and
high explosivos folr which (lit world
hIs dpended ' lonst exIiiisiveiy on
Gera!anly. O~r. Mi N ian111 hats applied'
for patlt s oil W p Slrocessoes to pre
Vent th io ibiliy of a .13 llonopoly
inl tl ir u.,-, alit will lediente Ith1ern
to ilit AtlileicanI people.
"Thse ro~ses" shlSecrot'tryv
iLne today, "%ae lrug:oht with the it
illoivi il ai t;:11 ciic iTrll .z () a iii
throg ile fort. Th Slitanan o i!
yel inofdet nph-n gasol ii1'20prcine,
fron iirr psmolre. i)t11.1t the iliepncidentils
"No w hrIe i st federa'll 1-i VVI'lll lilet.
thr1oughl the effortIs of D)r. Iliitttnanl. pro
poses to make free for thle use or al
aProcess expected to increase their
yievlds or gasoline fully 200 per cent.,
and perhapls mlore. Dr. Rittman,11 claims
'his process is safer, simpiler and more
"It Is blut two years ago thait the al
10t111obile inidustry offered a $100,000
Pilze for a siitsitilte that1t would cost
less Ithan gasoline. This new process
adds to the hope that ill spite of the
wonderfll growth in tile use of gaso
ilne, there may not he anly shortage in
the 17u1ure. When It is realized tile
gasoline indistry each y ea r yields
$100,000,000 to $150,000,000 Ile Import
ance of this discovery is seen.
"The second process discovered by
)r. litmin iay irove of mucii more
Talue than the first, in that It sug
gests the establishmletn of an Indus
try in which Germany heretofore has
beenl preemlinenlc-l thelye indulstry
and also promises indirectly a ncs
ure of national safety of incalculablt
"Aiong the iecessary ingredien ts of
high explosives, toliol and henzol are
in the first rank. 1 eretofore thies(.
products ht ave been1 mainly obtailled
int, Germany and Englaind from coan
tar. Te ederal governnent now pro
poses to obtalin (oluiol and1( benzot
from crude pot rolt'lll. h'liose produietlt
cin he,. prodilued from vi rItually ai tiny
American potrolo-um. The suipply n
be m ltd auflithlt not oily for thi tn
Iirt .\m ritlcal trade itt also for other!
3mr"POses aind at. a.1 soa l cosi.
"The real comflortinlg thin.", howm
ever, is that it' lie nation ever is (.:Ill
(edi upoln1( o fend itself, we ennIi1: mau
facturie lt' lutst tlltiint. andi moirst
Ilowvetful exliv1es known~l in ~ wa
fare. We're it not. for' Iihis d iscovery,
it Is i)poss1 ih that in suchl ati emeirg
largoily (ol gratly inferior exptloslves
an ti wo-d shell: natonaOdsstr
"lr.% No ihgis i iilman enlli romhiitls,
exper'iii-ns that th is roces anya 1ia.
come f or e eVt;i o l otica tn'(sr a
Sntol handi-ii itimy eisltm'init,.n
Tually 15 i\i v i laited'.~ ate a tt
ra y1 i ey we ii ffsoil.lu'It Oil ti
tied to p:lu l dlf, siarate of~it stio
great sit f eti esioi a yas a in th nen.i
itfacturI )oa'sk. K bttonls atd oti a
'ilouch 7 e tord tt-w (yi i aid by till
ti Oe i '11Tts 0 o.' T i es ".00.1 ti.
rO'lten No ighesnt pies
Ca't ~ at hally lilath.Ioi conina i ac
larkefonntl diey wem iny.
Doas KId tty P1'Ils artie sethand.
Cr. D. obertson,111 Foer-lMt h,[,u
'ren, says:5. ".lyiak Na. Y a. m
when th wredd Ifg sharoI pain osen-.
ing mepinoe osmaln;wmy June" adt
hade t(o1 dlro tonight, adinm
0'1aCdok Tesidne, wo, thrns pans
aou brn's, Kvdey atilsandtory a
hconXa to ,:irso pru lo. Te
ofth tro&uble. h WJoKe &a bCon
Marlboro SlieriY and Deputies Rlid
Still with 'Iar Heel Policemen.
lBenettsville, Feb. 27.-Sheriff R. J.
Patterson, .Ir., of 'Marlboro county,
and his deputies, 11. 11. Hubbard and
.1. W. Gandy, acting with rural Police
men Brown and Miller, of Richmond
county, North Carolina, captured
about forty-five-gallon still near the
North Carolina line last night. This
morning the body of Colin McInto3h
was found fin at field nearby, having
A few dlays ago the otlicers of tisi.
county were informed that a still w.s
being operated in this county and that
th ere were possilily five or' more men
interestcl iII its operation.
Il'lians vere -In1aei for investigatlig
and making se1iue' '11( if possible tIhe
arrest of the parties. The offlser
reachled the place whevre they weinl
fori d till til was at bout 12: 'clo k
ali foii that their actioll il sole
way hl hwen discovered and that the
parieswre Ioving the still. The oliv l
irs lntered the branch andswn
Alte w iherI te S1ill was p411 posed to
I e 'l inl a1 few inomlents surwislt(ed
.\rh ot-' , hIro had the still sours mn
hi.,; elothin i. This 11inand was left in thit
cstloiy ofl th-puity sheriff Ilbeili.
Tl other ol Cies moved on down he
hralngh, tih(e depty thollowieg with the
After going a short distance f.hrle
thel. Ilen were dscovered wit thie
still on tlhir shoulders moving it. 'i a
ditch ani off from tihe branch. These
men were commanded to halt, buot I.
stadl of alting they threw down the
still tnd the oIIiier allege they began
firing. Thle officers say they returned
the shots and the three mleni broke 14uf
ran. The posse withou t slooting any
Illore, followed for about seventy-five
t 100 yards and were unabl to locat
any One orfiyhe thele mnet. ThIley thlen
bcgte bick and took possession of th
still, taki i IL to Hamlet, together
withy tie i prisoner Fry. ih ll e0ers Ie
turnied to thle scene this% morning for
thle purpose of making InIvest igatlonl
and locating positively the county\ and
State in w hich the plant was at the
tioe of its calture. The oficers froml
farlhoro county ca e to s ele.tts
ville today. ThIy learned this morn
Ing the wife of one of ithe alleged dis
tillers, a N11rs. AlcIntosh, had found thle
bodly of hler husband in anl open field
not far fromt whiere the still was dits
covered. lie had been killed by a load
of buickshot froml a shot. gun. I t Is
elahned11m thle officerls firled pistols and
that thec North Carolina officers both
ca:rled Shot g uns loaded with baick
shot. -News anl Courier.
Why the 31:1.3?
Eve.oi Ie'r the ['lue s i, with
its bIlrih i S:1 \'rtitI and oftness.
l-un re o.ic writte"l t I l low
in~g 0trm1s Nra~e while the inar11ticul
niomillieons have .e htte x
PI'essed. WIo dos not lave a -air of
blue eyes? .augl'ing b VluC .ys, rue
blute eye tender'1(41 blue 'yes, Irui-sh blue
eyes. Thle nin who follow the sea
love har every mood anud lute, ,s.nd yet
't is brr sparki~lin tg sapirP~t Oeclo,.k they
would have hr1 (donl onl the ib~ippliest
occsions. "'It is I impossi5ble, in our
('olrlit ion of society, not to to some
timaes a snu :1,'wrote 'lTacke.ny-not
to hav'.e a heart that wouldj relish
Iiump-ng a lit tie blue blodl along with
im i'd. But win-n our 1thou .hts are
idull, deil-'i:sse ii ndii dre~ Ar i..ill tnun
kinl wiitry sky, .- are i n blues.
Why tils jal mic I d. ':,n.:,tien of'
if li 't? Ii wbin .Y iy r. 'olor',
therei 4r'e (1 liw ( w eb''hi m-il . jaun
d;ier ar' y<l 4'': dev~ih'l dn.
S. .\. & K. II. W'lMI'S & CO.,
"SYRUP OF FIGS" FOR
CONSTI' UTED CHILD
Deli''us41 ""m'u rii Lanxaithe" can~l't harm
fender litle stiomnen( i, liver andii
hieir ('hildren "C(alifor'n ia hyrup~l (of
lFlgs,"' that thIs is their Ideal laxativ',
hbecause they love its pileasant. taste
4111d it. thloirough 4ly (lean ses thle ten'Ider
little si (14nehi, liver anld bowels wIth
Wh len cr'(ss, 1irit alie, feverish 01'
brieathi is bad,. sioomatch soiur, look at
the tongiie, 4 lot hir'! If c'oatedl, give
ai teaspoontul >f' this harless ''fruit
laxatIve'', t\ d n1 a few hourIs all thle
1(1ni, conistili te waviste, sour bIle rind
und(1Iges ted fohd~ lasses out of t he ho0w
ohs, anid y'on hk'.) ga well, playfuil child
maain, Wh'ienits li5 1ttle system is full
of cold, throi'at. sor1e, has stomachi-ache,
iarrh'loea, indhigestilon, collc-remnem
her, a goodl "iniside cleansIng" shoutld
always -be the fll'st treatmenit given.
Alilin of moth~ers keeCp "C alifor'nia
Syrup of Figs" handy; they know a
teaslpoonfull todlay saves a sIck child
tomorr'ow. Ask your dIruggist for a
50-cetn bottle of "California Syruip of
Figs" whichl has directions for ha
bles, children of all ages and grown
ups) printed on the bottle. fleware of
counterfeits sold here, ao don't be
fooled. Got tho genuine, mnade by
"California Figl rupn Company."
The New Spring
Styles Are Here
Beautiful Materials for the coming
season are making their appear
ance in every department
Its a pleasure these days to visit Switzers and note the many new
styles which appear with every sunrise. The Flower of Fashion is rap
idly approaching -full bloom at our store---and the unfolding of the pet
als never revealed more beautiful conceptions than these new 'styles in
Ladies'. and Misses' Ready-to-wear that are here for your inspection.
The variety of the styles are so great that it is quite impossible to give
Dress Goods Department
36 inch Beach Cloth only -5 C 36 inch Manchester Percale only 12C
36 inch All Wool Serge only - 50c 36 inch Windsor Percale only 10C
36 inch Crepe Cloth only - - 25c 27 inch Emb. Pineapple Gaze only 25C
42 inch Black Tussah only - - 1,00
36 inch Mixture just what you want for 2
spring suits only -50 Big assortment 27 inch New White Goods
New Ginghams and Percales for Waists and Dresses20 and 25c
are here. 36 inch Emb. Voile only 5OC
27 inch Amoskeag Utility Gingham only 1C
27 inch Toile Du Nord all the new spring 4
styles only - - - - 2c 36 inch White Ratina only 25c
32 inch Renfrew Gingham only - 12c
Big lot Ripplette just arrived only 21 CoCe u t o hatfe2 you wE. early -ind
Re d asrtmt p a nr tmen Whte Goods
We ar now howin all hefoe things Siand Dresses. n Allc
the ew sadesfor he cmingseasneh Space Orandi anl indquc 25c
wordswillnot ermitusteve attemp Wtecribe these -c-a-m25c
new creations. ~Come an aealo t t h we ae nly oo wilaid
tiot cquaint yuth arriedol man new jstye hat ar featred spin wear.
Weaenohwigalhe SWITZER inSitondDese..l
We are now prepareI to inake auto.
iobile repairs and do plunbing work
nnlld ill appreciae t pH aronage of
Swygert & Northey
%t McLauren's Old Stand iwar lepot
We atr( niow prepared to make uito.
Plioite No. 3110.
B. R. TODD
Engineerlng and Contracting
Land Surveys a Specialty
:;aerete Work Skillfully done or to
Drawings and estimmes of all 1in
TeephoM No. 346
Augustus G. Hart,
Attorney at Law
BANK OF LAURENS BLDO.
Rooms 5 and 6 Phone 859
Prompt attention given to all bulsIness
Practice In all State Courts.
N. B. DIAL A. C. TonD
DIAL & TODD
Attorneys at Law
Enterprie Bank Buliding, Laurens, S.C.
PRACTICE IN ALL COURTS
fomey to loan on Real Estate--Long
J. S. WILLARD
S M. &E H. Wilkes & Co.
IT. S. Post Office
Jntiren, S. c.
Ofilee of Custodhan.
Febinary 17, 1916.
Sealed pr0I)oials will be received at
t11i b tllding until 2 o'clock 1). mn.,
March 16, 1915, and then opened, for
furnishing electric current, water, lee,
and miscollaneous suppli:s, removing
ashes and rubblnh and washing towels
durin- the fiscal year ending Juno 30,
916. .Scaled propoals will also be re
celved until 2 o'clock 1). in., April 1.1,
1915, and then opened, for 25 tons of
bituminous coal and 2 cords wood. The
right to reject any and all bids Is
reserved by then Treaisury Department.
Chas, It. IlIcks, Custodian.
Undertakers and mbalmers
Calls answered any houvs, ay or night.
LAUR ENS, S. C.
Pes Ctwed lM to 14 Days
Tour druaot wil refun moer it PAZ=
O 1 l e T M XN T f a t o c u r e "a . c a s e o f %
te atspgw 0app ongis an4g
Take notice that, on the 10th. diy ot'
March, we will render a final account
of our acts and doings as Administra
tors of the estate of John B. Brooks,
deceased, in the offic0 of the Judge of
Probok of Laurens County at 11
o 94 6k, q. n., and on the same day
w apply for a final discharge froin
olr trusts as Administrators.
Any person indebted to said estate.
are notified and required to makeo pay
mont on that date; and all persons
having claims against said estate will
present them on or before said date,
duly proven, or be forever barred.
C. F. JUlIOOIg,
L. I. BROOKS,
Fob. 10, 1915.-1 mo.
J. W. Ferguson C. C. Featherstone
W. 1. KnIght
PERGUMip, RMATHEMSTONE & KNMMU
'- Atftwroqs at Law
Lame, S, C,
Promt aid earetul attention given,
to all blness.
OBe over Palmetto Bank