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Miss Myrtle Culbertson, of Ekom,
was shopping in the city Monday.
Mrs. Jack Young, of Clinton, was the
.uest of Mrs. R. E. Copeland last week.
i. W. H. Pitts and son, Ray, were
visitors in the city Monday.
Mr. John L. Bagwoll, of Princeton,
was a 'business visitor in the city
Miss Kathleen Wilkes will ,leave
today for Clinton whire she will visit
friends for some time.
Misses. Manitha and 'Rucia Wolff, of
the Shiloh section, are visiting Miss
Mrs. W. BE0 Owens and daughter,'
Miss Julia Owens, of Clinton, were
visitors in 'the city Monday.
Mrs. Carlos R. Moseley has returned
home after visiting relatives in Spar
Miss 'Hester Cooper, of Chester, is
visiting her sister, Mrs. Northey on
Mr. W. H. Holder left last Saturday
for Easley where he will take charge
of the Choro Cola plant in that city.
Mr. Lester Simpson's many friends
will learn with regret that he is very
ill at his home here.
Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Wright and clil
dren of Woodruff, spent a few days
last week with relatives in the city.
Miss Imogene Wilkes returned yes
terday after a pleasant visit of several
weeks in -Abbeville.
Mr. Julius Sitgreaves left several
days ago for Raleigh, N. C., where he
will take a course in business train
'Messrs. J. A. Golden, M. B. Chand
leir, E. A. Fuller and S. B. Goodman,
of Mountville, were visitors in the city
Mr. S. S. 'Farror, of Mountville, was
in the city Monday attending to busi
ness affairs and shaking hands with
The many friends of Mr. H. D. Hen
drix, who lives below Cross 1-ill, will
regret to learn that he suffered a
.stroke of paraysis Wednesday night.
Mr. S. R. Dorroh and little dacghter,
of Spartainburg, spent the week-end
in the city with his mother, Mlrs. W.
The many friends of Mrs. .1. G. Wham
will learn with pleasure that she has
returned from the hospital in Colum
bla much Improved in health.
Miss lruele Owens, who Is attend
lg the Greenville Female College
spent tlie week-end here with home
Mr. J. N. Wright is among the 1au
reus citizens who were drawn for the
jury at. the splring tern of the United
States court to be held in Greenville
In the last part of April.
Messrs. It. A. Austin, J. W. Hanna
and I-,. A. Adams, of Cross 11111, were
business Visitors In the city Thursday,
having come up through the country
iin Mr. Adams' car.
Messrs. Tomi and Rlay Owvlngs, w~ho
are at tendling Futrmian University,
spent. the wveek-end in the city with
thieir parents, Mr, andl Mrs. J1. C. Ow
Mr's. Rolfe E. Hughes and Mrs. ii. L.
Clardy atitendedC~ the funmeral services
nearm 'Clintoni Thurmsday of ichard
Davis, the young son of Mr. and Mrs.
Gleo. D~avis, the services being heild at
the Rlock liridge cemetery.
Supt. J1. Hi. Sullivan and Miss WiI
Lou Gray have returned from the
meeting of state teachers, which was
held this year in Florence. They re
Tumrnedl very much pleased with the ac
compilishment of the meeting and en
thusiastic over the hospitable treat
ment of the Florence People.
MiR. JOHN F. DELL DEAD.
Well Known (,Itizen of Jacks Town.
phIp) Died Last Wednesday.
Mr. John F. Bell, of Renno, wvho was
widely known over the county, died at
his home in Renno Wednesday morn
ing after a short illness. The burial
services were held Friday afternoon
at Sardis church, attended 'by a large
number of people from his immediate
community and from Clinton and Lau
Mr. Bell was for many years a
prominenet figure in his section of the
county, fly arduous labor and good
:judgment he succeeded in accumulat
'ing quite a competency, doing a large
mercantile 'business, besides farm'ing
'on an extensive scale. Mr. Bell was
a gallant Confederate soldier, being a
member of Co. A 13th S. V. Regiment.
Besides his wife, ho is survived by
the following sons and daughters: Dr.
J. IL., of Prescot, Ark.; J. H., of Ron
no; Mrs. A. B. Henry, of Clinton; Mrs.
J. M. Copeland, of Renno; Mrs. 0, R.
Davidson, of Clinton A -brother, Mr.
J. W. C. fell, of Renno, also survives
Just a few of the rnmany good
values to be found on our 10 cent
counter: -Brass Curtain 'Rods, Nickle
Plated 'l'oWel Rtods,' Potato Mashers,
Stove Polish, Stove 'iters, Glass, Tin
and Crockery Ware.
TO GIVE ILLUSTRATED LECTURES
Mr. Cameron Johnson of Richmond,
Va., to be at the Presbyterian Church
All Next Week.
Beginning next Sunday, April 4th
and continuing through Friday night,
back it. W. 0. -Anderson Is captain of
Richmond, Va., -will give a series of
missionary lectures Illustrated with
stereoptican slides In the First Pres
bytorian church. The people of the
einiro community are invited to hear
these lectures and enjoy these beau
tiful pictures. The program follows:
Sunday morning, April 4-Address
at morning service.
Sunday evening-"Tfho land where
Jesus lived" (illustrated).
Monday evening-"The Wonderland
of the World" (illustrated).
Tuesday afternoon, 4 o'clock-Meet
Ing for all the ladies of the communi
Tuesady evening--"'Th World's
Greatest Nation" (illustrated).
Wednesday evening-'The Switzer
land of Asia" (illustrated).
Thursday afternoon, 4 o'clock-Sec
end meeting for women.
Friday evening"Froin Cairo to Rome
via Constantinople" (illustrated).
Mr. Johnson Is at Abbeville this
week and was last week at Chester.
He writes from Chester, "(let the larg
est auditorium in town for the trou
ble here has been to give seats to all,
as many have had to be turned away
from the largest church in town."
Mr. Johnson has a fine stereopticon
machine, *and will show nearly a
thousand pictures while here, and his
lectures are ery fine. No one interest
ed in missions can afford to miss this
treat which I. in store for the Lau
rens people. No admission will be
charged but a free will offering will
be taken up after each lecture.
WANTED--You to know that we
can make your liens lay. Best laying
food made. Formula from Clemson
college. Try it.
See our Rock Mal)le Porch Furni
ture, light in weight, yet strong and
serviceable, prices from $1.00 up.
S. -M. & E. H. WiLKES & CO.
TIiOMPSON 0O OPENS BRA Nl.
lIranch Office will be Opened lit, Spar.
tanburg on Apr.1 1st.
The following news item from the
Greenville 'News will be of interest
here to the maniy friends of Mr. Gary
Thom)pson of Thompson and Conpany.
Since leaving Laurens, his home town,
Mr. Thompson has made signal success
in the business world:
"InI order that they may inore read
ily handle their trade in the Piedmont
section of the two Carolinas, Thomn p
son & Co., fruit and produce brokers,
with oflices in the News building, have
decided to open a hrancli in Spartan
burg about April Ist. Asheville.
,Charlotte, Gastonia, Union, Chester,
Yorkville and Rock 11111 will be iII
cluded In the territory assigned to tle
SpartanIrg office, while the malain of
11ee locatedl at Greenvilie wvill continue
to cover the trade in Anderson, G reen..
wood, lberton, Senaca and1( (Green ville
"WVhen seen yesterday Mir. Thomp
son stated that lhe had secuired a most
compietent manager- for the new ofilee
wvhose name, howvever, lhe could not
well isclos10e just at the moment. Tfhe
Banana Distributing company andl lie
Fioridla Citrus 10xchange, t wo of the
largest -fruit conccerns in the United
States, market their prodlucts in this
section exclusively thirough fl'hompson
& Co., as also (10 several large shippers
of -potatoes. in Main and thie State of
Cures Old Sores, Other Remedies Won't Cure.
'The worst cases, no mnatter of how long standing,
are cured by the wonderful, old reliable Dr.
P'orter's Antiseptic Healing Ol. It relieves
Pain and Heals at the samne time. 25c, 50c, $1.0P
Hludgens Ginning Notice.
Our customers will please take no
tice that we will gin on Friday and
Saturday of thIs week, Monday, sales
day of next week and 'Sarurday, the
27th, which will be the last day.
Card 'f Thanks.
We wish to thank our relatIves and
friends for their kindness shown us
during the sickness and death of our
dear little 'boy, Lester, May the bless
ings of the Lord .be upon them.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Taylor.
We are showing a beautiful line of
Tapestry and Lace Curtains, reason
6. 'M. & E. H. SILKES & CO.
K. of P. Meeting.
There will .be a regular meeting of
Laurens Lodge, No. 43, K, of P. on
Monday night, 'April 5. (There will be
work in the third degree, and election
of delegates t othe grand lodge, All
members arc urged to attenid.
Invigorating to the Pale and Sickly
'The Old Standard gneral strengthening toio
GROVE'8 T ASmTE 8 chillI TONIC, drives out
Malsris.enricheu the bood~sndbuiids upthe ae
tem. A true tonic. Ftor sdulIto and children. c
WANTED--You to phone us ' for
some of that "Old Fashioned Home
Ground" meal, Eichelborger Brand.
Get it fresh. We deliver it.
To the Business Men.
What you netd is a good insight into
human nature. Nothing else .will
guide you so surely. Your problem is
to know people, to understand the 1im
Pulses -back of their actions, to -inter
pret their motives by the light of their
One solution of your problem is to
meet men, to talk to them, laugh with
them, and if necessary weep with
them. But, it 'maybe that your busi
ness is located far from the inarts of
trade; maybe your work demands a
concentration that prohibits associa
tion with your fellow men, it is even
possible that your superior looks not
kindly upon your efforts to utilize bus
iness hours for the enhancing of your
For you there is help, even though
your nose be tied to the proverbial
grindstone; for you there is the Lau
rens Public Library.
Someone has asid "Times have
changed but human character little."
The disobedient Adam, worldly-mind
ed Lot, and selfish Dives still inhabit
the earth. In every crowd you see a
possible Martin Chugglewit, David
Copperfleld, or Little Nell-Cooper and
Hawthorne could use you In their
novels just as truly as -they depleted
the life and character of your grand
So, it is well for you to know that
for ten cents a month you may obtain
a most valuable business asset. by
this time you probably know that the
Library Is open from there until flve
on Tuesday and Fridays.
We Want to See You.
Mr. R. E. Thompson and Mr. 'Carl
D. Roper, will be glad to see their
many friends at the iew store of .J.
C. Burns & Co., No. 2 south side of
square, at 0. 1. Simmons' old stand.
Bargains! Bargains! RED-N-HOT.
Come to see us sometime.
All! MY TIRED FEET
ACHED SO FOR "TIZ"
"1TIZ", eases your sore, burning, swol
len, sweaty, calloused feet and Corns
Just take your shoes off and then
put those weary, shoe-crinkled, ach
ing, burning, corn-pestered, bunion
wait to take'
my hat off I
tortirIed feet, of youtrs in a "TIZ" bath.
Your toes will wriggle with joy; they'll
look up at you and almost talkI and
then they'll take another dive in that
When your feet feel Hike lumps of
lead-all tired out-just try "TIZ".
It's graind-its glorious. Your feet will
dance with joy; also you will find all
Pin gonte from corns, cal louses and
Th~er'e's ntothinag like "TIZ'/". It's [lie
only remedy that dlraws out all te
poisonous exutda tions witich juff up
yourt feet and cause foot torture.
(let a 25 cent box of "'TIZ" at any
dIrug or departmnent store-don't, wait.
Alh! howv glad youri feet get; ho(w comn
formable you-r shoes feel. You cani
wear' shoes a size smaller if you de
WVANT0D -Your order for fresh
Glrahamn Flour. Call for "Eichelber'
ger Brtand," home made. We deliver
it. Phone us.
;We are showing a full line of "Wear
10ver" Alumtinum Ware. Call and
look it over.
S. 31. & N. H. WILKES & CO.
tinw To Glve Quinine To Children.
FIflRILINIC is the trade-mnark name given to as
inproved Quininue. It is a Tasteleuis~s rp, pleas.
ant to take and does not dIsturb the stomach.
Children take It and Sever know It Is QtIsIne.
also espeially adapted to adults who cannot
take ordinary QuInIne. Doe not nauseate nor
cause nervousness nor ringin the head, Try
it the next tIme you need Ine for any pur.
pose. Ask for 2-ounce orzpapckae.Th
name FEB~RILINE~ Is blows n botie. cenos.
Laurens Readers (Otn No Longer
Doubt the Evidence.
This Laurens citizen testified long
Told of quick relief-of undoubted
'The facts are now confltrmed.
S'uch testimony is complete--the
It forms convincing proef of merit.
W. H. Franks, retired contractor,
605' Chestnut St., Laur'ens, gave the
following account of his experience on
Feb. 29, 1908. ,He said: "I have used
Doan's Kidney Pills for several years
and they are the best kidney medicine
I know of. I often sutffer from Pain in
the small of my back, Mly kidneys
showed disorder, A few doses of Doan's
Kidney Pills hao always fixed me up
in good shape when these spells come
OVER SIX Y@JA.RS lATDR, Mr.
Frankcs said: "The benefit Dean's Kid
ney Pills brought ine lhas been perma
nent and I am now In thte best of
health, I donu't know of anything bet
tor for kidney ailments than D~oan's
Price 50c at all dealers. 'Don't sim
ply ask for a kidney recmedy-get
Dean's lKidney Pills-the same that
Mr. Franks had. Foster-Milburn Co.,
Props., Buftala. N. Y,
New and Beautiful
Our spring line includ<
tain you may want, and ou
Call and let us show y4
S. M. &E. H.
Every feature of the
been provided for in our
on sale. The latest style
sented, the fabrics are <
the price is even as attra
together it is a remairkat
in the manufacturers arl
Buy It Today=
Buying is good--in fact, it wa
An hour spent in our store will g
the attractiveness of women's al
Just come right in and look them
Big Values in Ladies' and Misses'
TAliblC NO. 1,
Patent Gun Metal, Tan81 Pumps, Kids,
lae Patent Blluehuer, sizes 2 1-2 to
6 only .... .... ........ ....1.95
TABL E NO. 2.
Misses and Women 's Oxfords, Suede,
Patent, 2 strap, black Velvet and Tan
2 straps, low or high heel, sizes 2 1-2
to 5, worth $2.00 and $2.50, only .. 1.45
TABLE NO. 3.
Viei Blucelmr, Kids, 2 straps, Patent 2
straps, Gun Metal 1 strapj, low heel,
sizes 2 1-2 to 8, worth $1.75 to $2.00
only .... .... .... ........ ...1.00
There is such a profusion of styl<
will be in singling out one of the many
Prices are considerably less than
Designs in both
is any price or weight Cur
ir prices are sure to please
Du these New Goods.
Wilkes & Co.
8, S. C.
feminine wardrobe has
new spring goods now
s anid desig'ns are repre=
~f greatt durability, and
ctive as the goods. AI
>le showing of the best
-=Time Is Ripe
as never better than right now.
ive you a wonderful insight into
>parel this spring and summer.
over---you will enjoy it.
TAIUME NO. 4.
21lisses Ox fords, Tana. VTelvet, Vie i,
Iller and Gun Mletal, sizes 8 1-2
Ito 2, worth $1.23 and $1.50, only .. .75
Mjisses 2 1-2 to 6 Sand~als, Patent Pumps,
and Velvets, wvorth 75e to $1.00, only .50
36-inch Wash Silk, all new patterns,
nieat stripes, only...... .... .... .85
27-inch Silk and Cotton Crepe de Chine,
piunk, blue, white and yellow, only .25
36-inch Shirt Madras only..... .... .10
316-inich White Ratina only..... .... .25
Big lot new Ladiesq' Collars, only ..... .25
12 yards good Bleaching for ........1.00
1 lot Crepe Gowns, white only for each .5t
One good Middy Blouse only. .. ...50
~s, all so pretty, that your only difficulty
hats that will have your approval.
you will expect them to be.