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BUbeerlption Price is $1.00 Per Year
Payable In Advance.
'ADVERTISEB PRINTING COMPANY
Laurens, S. C.
ALISON LEE ' President
WRTHUR LEE Sec. and Treas.
Advertlsing Hates on Application.
*bltuarles and Card of Thanks: One
cent a word.
Entered at the postoffice at Laurens.
S. C., as second class mail matter.
.-'ENS, S. C., MARCH 17,
The Advertiser will be glad to
receIve the local news of all the
communities in the county. Cor.
resjpondeitts are requested to
sigin their names to the' contri
tuitions.. Letters should not be
in.il!d later than Monday morn.
England has declared a blockade
on Gerniany, thuA, cutting off exports
of cotton to that county and imports
of dyes to this country. Thus indica
tions are that our cotton Is going to he
heimme(d in on every side. The moral
is, grow something else and prosper
with the rest of the country.
Our friend of the Fountain Inin 1'ri
bune is certainly on the 4var-path in
his eagdrness for a new county up
there. He is handing out a broadside
Weekly, but somehow or other the
folks art not. "warming up" to the
proposition like they ought to.
We don't blame them much. The
spokesmen for the last. new county
agitation went off "half-cocked", so
to speak, when they brought up that
Greenville bond issue matter and
such leadership is enough to discour
age the muost grasping new County ad
Two ears ago, whei tie then iew
ly elected city council weit into .Of
fice Tlie A(dviertiser tonililite( 111
the imliportantce to an abidermi an of a
thorough knuIowlelg,, of tie city chat
ter and of the adoption of solmqe set
of parliamentary rules. Outr ob1srva
tiotn during the two, yeats of their'
terml waIs that theoy dlid not thin1k 'ie
two tlnhigs of Ituilth linportalce. \\e
a1re (ilite slre that the coinct.1itenI
Just begitnnting their teris will save
thleiselves intuclh criticismt if t hey will
but reogiz.e te it or,, iihi(tali(e of theose
A i.; to il. lage !It wyei" in
four I acts, is to (be gi ven at Triiityv
Ridge school1 Saturdaty, .lareh 'lith,
begitttintg at S o'chock. Admtissioni fr
Fynopihsis of play:
J. SetI luirrett's oftliCe on atn after
tnoont int AuIgust. love antd ipolities.
J11. tSame( as act otte aI wek hater
The h-t ters,
]l I. I !omei~ of Seth ltattrett. The hecart
d'f a wonilan.
]V. rThe winntintg hand.
Oni the eveninig of A pril 1 3th Drt.
Curtreli, presiden'tt of (I:irolina, will
del ivetr anI add ress in the auidi toriumtn
at Thrhtity-Rtidge school. All are
urged to hear im. No adniIttance fee
NEW'' TRAl, FOl( TID)WE LL.
WIll P'robialy Ibe Hleld at TJermi of
Court Now In $essiotn.
*Colutmbia, Matrch I5.-George W.
Tidwell, of Clinton, whlo shot. and
'killed M. 10mmtett Walker, Otte of
(Greetnvillie's mios4 Itt Irominent youtng
men, at the Carolinta Cotton mill oflce
in the city of Greenville Thursday
mnorning, March 12tht, 1914, because of
illicit relations which Walker hlad witht
his daught,er Alive Tidwell, was this
norning given a new trial by the Siu
garerpe court. Tidlweli was contvtrted
of -nanslautghtter' at Greenville in May
of last .year antd sentenced to twelve
years in the pentitentliary bmy .Judge
fI'hos. J. Maidin. Tho sentence was
reduced .to seven years by former
Gov. Cole L. Bliease on December 31st
of last year.
Trhe decisions of the court was writ
ten by Associate Justice George WV.
(lage and the new trial for Tidiwell In
granted on two groundy, first beciose
the 12th juror was drawn and put in
'the i'-'- from 'an extra ventire of fif
teen summoned befor'e tihe whole fif
tEe~n h:8(d been servedl and gottent in'to
cour t. andtt second bliecause of t he imi
proper cross examitnation of Geor'ge
W. T'ldwell and his daughter Olive
Ti '- tflan hieeauise incompetenit "1nd
irrer'' nt. test Iimony was a'lmit ted
be' "t th ie alleged conduct of Mrs.
Tidwell1 and~ 0of Olive 'lidwell with Itn-t
or t'". Theli kleeisioun of the .out
wr 1 Imos.
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StikLOH NEWS. *
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C .005e ee ee gee .
Shiloh,- March 15.-The iaople of
our section are delighted these nights 0
to see the heavens studded with beau ii
tiful stars and to know no atmospheric
disturbance Is prevailing (explanation 1
'I'he past few days or settled weath
er, ground in case-has put the farnm- u
ers li it iooi to plow and the women t
to gar dening.
The farmers of this section are go
lng to raise something to eat. They
are going to make their homes and (
commlnunity famouls. It's no hard work
to grow everything to eat. It will re- 1
pay-we can (1o this whether We raise
Cotton or not.
We see cotton mafn4flacturers p I
looking South for a place to build a
mill. There is a location here which
would be a beautiful place for a mill
seat. Goodgiors Factory on North
labun creek. it Is in three miles of
Hiarksdale Depot on U. & W. C. It.' It.
Tle ftutitall u 11n Oil and Fertilizer
Co. rins a bIlg ginllery here They
do a good busilne-so gining and Iblly
ing seed. MIr. .1. I. Willis of Gray
Court owns this plroperty and runs a
grist mill-,lr. J. R. P"itts miller. It.
is nlumorel that a flour mi1ll will be I
put in here this spirinI as a large acre
age of wheat has been sown.
Miss Jordan one of our teacliers
wh1omi we 1m.entioned in our last let
ter int was so seriously hurt by
falling out of a bug'gy, has iiplrove(l
suilciently to take charge of her room i
again this Monday morning.
Miss Cyithla Mahaffey and Mrs.
Uller MelDowell, both are on the liIn
Mr. Jlohn McDowell, one of Capt.
Huiber't's Iosses over the chain gang
slpent Saturday night and Sunday with
his family. John comes upl) every two
Mr. Pinkney lellams #nd hetter- I
half spent the (ay yesterday (Sunday) i
with Mr. L. D. Hellams.
AIisses Annie Lee and MarIe Abe
erombie were with Nir. M. J. Gwinn I
a1nd famhiliy Sunday near DIals.
Ni'. .,ln Craylon an(l family of
Dials l)iled with Mr. and Mrs. W. Al.
A rmistr lonlg yestep'ay.
Ml,. i'4arl Grhay and' family and mr.
. lellams a11(1 family took dinner at
.\r. .. C. liellamus Sunday.
At t4,2e, forks of the r.oad fronting
Mlr. W. C. Gray their awaits the ilt
lention of our county ,su pervisor.
Cures Old Sores, Other Remedies Won't Cure.
The worst cnses. no ltintter of how long standing,
are clred by the wonlderful, old reliable Dr.
Porter's Antiseptic Ilenling Oil. It relieves
Paii and Iieals at the saine tinte. 25c, Sc, $).0P (
Lliford-4 lloy Spoke.
W. L. DrumImI lilond, a Lu111rtens (Coin
ty boy now at P1l11rman, sIlcesf ll 1 y
4,lpresen1ted his' literary society ill a
derbate In the alumn11i haIll last week.
lie is showing 11111ch ability as a sltu
dent and speaker.
'Slores may colme and stores may I
go but t.11 f rfin Itacket goes' on for
ever seilig mor01e goods for sam Ile
mnonley. \'isit our ne13w store att Sim-i -
mlonls ol sti~tnd.
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Rliddile's Old1 FIeld, M\arch 15.--We ',
l'ar'dly knlow. htow to appreirA thIs
beaultiful w.eathe1r. 1t em bhles thle
tarmers to do the much nie ded plow
lng iand the varil'ous 0 othr wor'ks that .(
precede tihe pltantinug of the crops.
Mr's. N. 1D. Garre't t has been1 In bed
with grip but we ar'e glad to say she ist
Mr's.- P. Ii. Owens is sick at this
The play giveni at the school house
on the nigh, of March 12, .was (lite
successful. A neat sum of money was
realized and the evening was enjoyedt
Mr. W. C. Hughes anid son, Joe, Mr.
J. Ri. Hfughes and sister', Annie, and
Miss Lucile luchey, of Ware Shoals,e
spent 'Sunday with Miss Azelle HughesI
at -the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. W.
Rhodes. We are glad to say that theye
conisider. our community one of the
Several of the -peop~le of our sog- I
Lion attepded serVicesi at the Baptist
church in Gray Court lasi, Sunday
night. Amon-g those who went were
Misses 'Anna Rhhodes and Azelle
Hughes and Messrs Marvin and Roy
Rhodes,, Mr. and Mlrs. .W. 1E. Sherber't
and Lillie Bell Garreott. 'l
.*.Mr. Charl'ie Rhodes has accepted a
iposition -as sales-man with Mr. W.. P.
Owens of Gray Court.
There's to .be an illl-day' singIng at
the school hiouse the first Suniday in
A pril. 10verybody is cordially invit
ed. Bring the song books./
Mr. and Mr's. 'S. JT. Burns and famni
iy/sipent. Suinday with Mr'. and Mr's. .
Ladles should take DR. SIMMON'S
F,.QiTAV WVINIM WINIC for' all Irrlegu-- I
hlities. it relieves qickly and re
stores natural conditlons. Pri'ce $1.00(
per bottlie. Sold by all druggists, I I
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RABUN NEWS *
Rabun, March 15.-Mr. Zeb Vance
f Owings was a visitor in this com
mnity last Monday.
'Messrs. Will Stone and Robert Hel
ims were in Gray Court Monday on
Mrs. Tully Babb, and little Mary
abb accomipanied by Mrs. -S. J. Mair
in visited -Mrs. Nancy Owens Monday.
Mr. Claude Malion made a visit to
Vaterloo last Wednesday.
Miss Marle Mahon- is at home from
Miss 1ffie Roper of Laurens, Spent
ast week with Mrs. Charlie Roper and
Mrs. Walter Baldwin spent last Wed
iesday night with her brothers,
lessrs Wellie and Ludle Abercrombie
if Hickory Tavern section.
Mrs. League and Mrs. Will Bolt
pent Wednesday with -Mrs. Markus
Miss Mae Roper and brother Felton
vere visiting in Laurens Friday night.
Mr. an(l Mrs. Dob Bolt were visiting
'elatives in Spartanburg Saturday an(
Messrs. Tully Babb and S. J. Martin
v'ere in:Honea Path Thursday on busi
Mr. George Pitts of Laurens spent
Oriday night with Mr. II. H. Malhon
Imd Saturday night with Mir. Frank
Ali's. Reobecca Owens spent last week
vith Mrs. Luther Armstrong of Foun
Mr. George Babb of Barksdale spent
ruesday with Mr. Houston Babb.
Misses -Margle and Murlee Holder of
3reen Pond section spent:Sunday with
dliss ,ldia Oweng.
Misses M0ster and Herchel Arm
Atrong of Fountain Inn visited Mrs. R.
k. Owens Sunday.
Mr. Ludle Baldwin1 and family of
lickory Tavern section spent Sunday
Viti W. A. Baldwin and family.
Mr. Anderson Abercrombie of lien
lersonville, was a visitor at Mr. Wal
er Baldwin's Sunday.
Mt's. Rebecca Owens spent Friday
vith Mrs. Ilily Woods of Eden comn
M.r. and Mrs. W'ill Bolt visited Mr.
id Mirs. iarley Abererombie Sunday.
Miss Allie liabr' Mrs. IIlouston 1a1ibb
iold chIildren visited Mrs. Nancy Ow
Mrs. T. 1H. Itabb and children, and
Irs. T. F. Blabb visited Mi. and Mrs.
lelton Owens of (tray Court Sunday.
Visit. J. C. Miris & Company's big
'w store next Saturday, opening (lay.
lothing. shoes, hats. notions, dry
oods, saile goods, less tinmoney.
More goods samte monley, same
(Mds1 lss moines' at Red I rolt Racket's
ew sio'., 0. 11. Sinmmon's old stand.
('ough Medicine for ('hildren.
Never give a child a cough iedicine
haL.1 containls opitim in any form.
Vien opimi is given other and tmore
etiouts diseases may follow. Long Cx
*Oirienlce has demionst rated lilat thiei'e
a no better' oi' safter' mieiclin0 for
outghs. colds aind (roulp in child ren.
hani Chatmberlain's Congh Retmedy. It
iequally v'aluable for' adults. Try it.
I conttalits no op~i'amt or' other har'mful
i'tugs. For sale by all (healer's.
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Lanford, Match I5.-Mr's. J1. Ii.
ooley lef't forth' homeiie in the Phiil
ppine I slands Saturd'(ay, Miss Lucile
ampnii of Spatanburlti g, accompatnying
M's. W. Ii. Drummtiond and Mr.
lhtar'lICi' ummond sptent the -week
md in Greenville.
Mr's. 0. F. Fowler, Mirs. C. D. lig..
;itns and Miss RlobIn Patter'son at
(ended thie woman's mneeting at War
'oi' Creek Saturday.
Capt. 3. W. Lanfor'd was in Spat'
anburg -Monday on business,
Mi's. J. 'R. Franks is in Spar'tanburg
hiis wecek for tieatment.
Miss Noi'a Cannon spent the week
and in 'Spar'tanbur'g time guest of Mrs.
I. F. -Bomar.
Miss Mar; 1'fobo ~pont *the week
nd in Laurens with relatives.
Thne many friends of Mr. WV. HI.
)rumnmond .will 1)e lained to hear of
TifAT TIltE4a FEELING.
)o You COntinually Feel Sluggish,
If you do, it is probably caused by
'our liver. When the liver falls to
marform its functions properly, the
yatem becomes clogged with poison
mns matter, that weighs you down
nentally- and physically.
Th'le liver' gets out of order very eas
ly and If neglected, chronic trouble
isually results: Don't delay if you
eel badly. You knowingly lay your
elf open to life long pain, when you
llowv yourself to continue in- a run
iown condition. Cure yourself quick
y ad harmlessly with the inatural veg
stale i'emedy, Liv.Ver-Lax. It. has
ill thme effectiveness, but not the effect,
(Genine Liv-Ver-L~ax benas thme like
loss and, si gnature of L. K. Grisgby,
mdII is guaranteed 'to give satisfaction
>' motley r'efunded. Insist on it. For
alen by Lnurema Drug Co.
GETS.IT" A SUBE.
SHOT FoR LAJi coitNs
Use Two Dropk--and They Vanish.
When corns make you almost die <
vith your boots on, when you try to <
valk on the edge of your shoes to try
,o get away from your corns, you're
vay behind .time if you have not used <
'G1W1--IT". 'It's the corn cure of the
,entury, the new way, the sure, pain
ess, simply way. It makes a follow <
'cally feel foolish after he's used toe
yating salves, corn-biting ointments,
"Murder! Everybody Tries to Step My
Corn!i" Use "GETS-IT" and Yo 'il
Havo No Cornsdo Bo Stepped 0
toedbulndling bandages, blo d-bring
lng razors, knives, fies, scis ora, jab-<
ber1s andl what-nots, whei\ h uses just
2 drPops or "Gli'PS-l'T" at d( sces his
corn vanish. 'The differe' e is divine.
lust try it. You won't ince wvhen
you put oin your shoes I the morn
Ing. "G.E'TS-IT" is sure, "gets" any
corn, callus, wart or bunion.
"UlTS-lrl'" is sold b~y druggists ev
erywhere, 25c a bottle, or sent direct
biy 10. Lawvrenec & Co., Chicago. -Sold
in Laurens and Is recommended as
the world's onuly real corn cure by
Laurenus Drug Co. and Rays Pharmacy
rhe Quinine Thlat Does Not Affect Tile Head
Because of its tonic and laxative effect, LAXA
TIVE? nROMO QUININI? is better than ordinary
Quinine and does not cause nervousuess nor
ringing in head. Remnenber the full namne and
look for the signature of E. W. GROVE. 25c.
For Sale-H ome made wagons, for
single and double -teams. First class
shape and at fair prices. Call and see
them. J1. D. Sexton & Soin. 34-5t 4
For Rent-A good five-room house, 4
wvell )vater, good ipastulre, and garden.
Just ouitside city limits. $5.00 per '
month. Sec me quick. RI. M. Elechel- 4
Stock For Sale-I have several4
mules and~ horses ini good 'onditionl
thiat I otfer foir sale. .1. Ii. Sullhian,4
Laturens, S. C.4
Seed--I have on hand a supply of
0(d seedi cornt andl~ seed cotton at fair
irices. See J1. Hi. Sullivan, Laurens,4
Slb., for Sale-We wish to sell 100
'ords or oak and pine slabs at the mill!
dIe, 6 iles north of La urlens. Price4
~o low you ennli miake muoney' oin themi.
'lceming lBros. 33-21
ndii registered. Will stand for' this4
iasonl at MarltIn's Stable, Lau rens, S.
. Pediigree futrn ished to t hose inter
1sted. Guarantee living colt or 1no
miy. Wi. L~. Te'ague, L.. W. Martin. 4
For Sale-Whlite oak and post oak
ilank from 8 ft. to 16 ft long and 0 in.4
o i in. wideQ. 100 cords oak and pine 4
dlabs. Fleming Bros. 331-21
Giniitg Not'e-Cot ton growers
Ill p ilease take nlotiee that H-Iudgens'
1inner w't ~ill run on Fridguys and1( Sat
itrdays only tuntil further notice. IHid- .
;ens' Ginery. 26-tf
For Siiale-00 bushleis Toole's Prto
ic (Co ttoln 'Seed, 75~e Iper, bushel, f. o.
,. Lan ford Statilon, S. C. Address 1I.
I.Patterson, Lanford St ationi, S. C.
F"or Salie-in lg's Iimplrovedl Cotton
3eed, pu1re-75c per bushel. D). D).
Pecden, Gray Court, S. C. 3t-It-pdl
Far'm For Rent--On0 th ree-horse
~armn for r'ent. Good house, good land.
3cc mne oi' phone nme. Tom Shaw,
L~aurens, 'S. C. 34-2t
Statemient of the ('ondit ion of the
Located at Laurens, S. C., at the close
of busilness Marichi 4, 19i5.
boans andl :Discounts . .$ 72,125.39
Bonds and Stocks owned by
the Bank... .. .. .. ....2,000.00
[eurniture and Fixtures .. 1,235.78
Due from Banks and Bank
Gold . .'....... ..'. 0.00
Bilver and Other Coini .. .. 99.21
3h ecks an d !Cashi I-tems . . 19.61
TJotal... .. .'.. .. ....$ 88,984.58
Japital Stock Paid In .. .. $ 50,000.00
fturplus F'und ..........500.00
[Jndivided Profits, less Cur
rent E~xpenses and fraxes
Paid .. .... ..........1,955.35
[ndlvidual Dleposits Skbhjet
to Check* . . .. ....19,546.05
3avings -Deposits. .. .. ...1,532.27
r'ime Certificates of DeposIt 4,238.00
Dashuier's Cheeks........ .. 212.91
Bills- Payable, inceluislig Cer
tificates for Money Bor
rowed .. .. ...... .. 11,000.00
Total .............$ 88,984.58
Btat of South Carolina,
-ounty of Laurens, as,
Blefore me caine IR. F. Jones, Cash
ler of the above named bank, who,
being (lily swoirn, says that tIy; above
'nd foregoing statement is a truel
2onditidn of said- bank, as shlown b~y
theo books of saidI bank.
IR. F". JONIOS.
Sworn to and subscribed before ipe
this 16th (lay of Marph, 1915.'
*W. RI. Mec Cn,
Correct Attest; WV. B. Sloan, J. C.
OwIngs. C, 1d. IWenndy, Diectors.
For the -.Ford
We now carry a'full stock of Ford
Parts; a complete stock of tires, tubes, and +
accessories; high grade gasoline, oils and
greases. Exchange for Prestolite Tanks.
Repair work on Ford cars a +
specialty, work guaranteed and
When Anything is Needed, See Us.
We've got it.
I.AURENS MOTO CAR CO.
FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 1915
Fashions most exclusive Milli
nery display is here, also all the
new styles in Coats, Dry Goods
and Ladies Ready-to-wear.
F ~Gt y's
Dry Goods, Notions, Shoes and
Gray Court, South Carolina
ON- RAN(CII1). c
'his 'I nd 1s WVithou*
tancidity, Both As To Smell and TastQ
eli 1W's The Most Powerful linI
id It Absolutely Unadulterated.
ry a Biottle. .I's
NILY 15c. 1
MAN is judged by the clothes he wears.
He is likewise judged by his Stationery.
This fact bein true, why not have the
best ? You can e sure of getting the BEST
by sending your next order to The Adverti
ser Printing Company t Laurens,
When In a Hurry.
for Drugs or Medioines tut.
your footsteps, this way and
you will be sure of getting
the best grades at the lowest
prices. You 'will also be cer.
tain to get quick and civil
service at any hour. We are
after your drug trade, and
mean to Win it by giving you
the best values and best
service in all lines. One
tal will ononstrate, this to
Popwe. Drug Company