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The MADCAP QUEEN
Loa-ing the graybeards to prctect
the women as best they might, Dana
and the young ofilcer set out at a run
in the wake of the peasanL Through
gro es of giant trees, along a tangled
way they plunged, startling tlie shy
deer that bounded away among the
,thickets, until at last a clearing (Its
closed the little foresters' settlement.
Out they caio Into the moonlight,
nearly a scoro of inen, staring wide
eye( at the hitruders. A few words
and the company was gathering.
"Now back, and heaven grant we are
not too lato!" gasped the young o(li
cer; and the party started backward
along the wty. Dana led them.
They reached the hunting lodge.
Thank God the party was there, rally.
Jng to meet them, and still secure.
"Hadn't we better wait till morn
Ing?" babbled the grand chancellor.
"Follow me!" shouted Dana, and
ran before them, waving a revolver
which he had acquired-lie never
They were in the rock tunnel again,
iproceeding slowly, as they needs must,
to guide their steps by the light of the
flickering torches. Looking back time
and again during that Journey Dana
could see the queen among her maids,
and the sweet features of the maid of
honor whom he loved. Sometimes her
eyes caught his, and there seemed a
message of hope in then which
thrilled him even in that moment.
At last the parsago ended. They
cliste'ed at the head of the secret
stairs. Very cautlously the young of
fleer drew hack the sliding panel in
Instantly a loud sound reached
the ears of the party. ]Iut it was not i
the shouts of men. It was the snorea
In fact, Prineo INTendrickc's mena. who
had been drinking freely throughout
the afternoon, had, upon gaining the
empty palace, at once inade free use
of the wines laid out for the guests,
with the inevitable result.
Very quietly the party assembled
within the anteroom. Only the ieast
rustling of the wonn's robes be
trayed their presence. The grand
chancellor tried to persuade them to
remain in the vault, but vainly. They
pushed past him and the gray old
man, the last to enter, followed and
.puslie:l back tho secret door.
Trhe snoring soinded louder. It
came from tie ballroom. Creeping for
ward the resetters saw a dozen men,
Prince Ilendrick's comrades, about a
table, their heads resting upon their
Suddenly somebody-some solitary
sentry--called. Instantly the raider
were on their feet, groping for their
revolvers, and 6taring stupidly at the
attacking foresters. And at their
head, the first to recognize the situa.
tion, was Hendrick.
He saw the predicament and, draw
ing his sword, leaped forward with a
cry. Ils eyes fell upon Dana. Mad
with rage, lie rushed at him to cut
Instantly the vast room was filled
with a struggling mob. Revolvers
cracked and through the drifting
smoke Dana saw his adversary striv
ing fiercely to get at him.
Then suddenly Prince Ihendrick
pitched forward and fell, and his fol
lowers broke and streamed away in
panic-stricken flight. Somebody raised
the body of the fallen tuan. It could
be seen at a glance that lhe was (lead,
A shout, a triumtphant bodyguard
aroundi~ the queen. Atnd Dana tutrnedi,
to see, in silk andl ertmine, amid now
wearing the diamontd coronet upron
her btrows-the imiad of hotnor of the
afternoon; IFlaine. the mtadeatp and
"I fer majest~y wvill be uplon lher hal
cony w~itin an houtr,"' whtisner'ed the
girl wvhomn Dana had thuitglht t he
And, an hour aft erv:ard, Dana,
standing betteath th ie baleen v, lrookal~
up ite the beatming eyes of her v.home
he hiad restoredi to hlet'rt ued thoniue.
Th'len, beens re the tnight 's romnfe
lntist have itsi seq tn'l in th It'prosalo I
tiny, and a queen mutst mate with a.
prinice, Dana tutrnedl awvay. The Amttet
icant was wvise enough to knowv that thte
memtiory of a treasu redi love is bietter
thatn the slow~ dlisfllutshinment of shiat.
hnt Dana kcnewv It. wouild be0 many a
day before lie would forget the sight
of Qtueen Ilaint, stnding upon her
balcony in the moonlight., with his
white rose uon her breast,
C.ome- into s fthe be~ itst iFruit .lrs
S I' E.\Tl'hEllSTs'r i & hNIU(iiT
.\t i~linei s nii Lai w
lniiiures. S. C.
formil at ('t-partunerI;hipt for' ithe praeL
tint (of law, at l.aturtent;, 5'. C.
ntesdai of'n u ek att ,:mrt ens aind
wvi!l comzut over at .sich 0 lther' ttimes
Oilie' ovi l'timel'to llank
('. C'. lFeathnerstone,
W.T iJ. Knighglt,
Cures Old Sorss, Other Romaaoles Won't Cure,,
The worst ensees, nio iunatter of how tong standing,
aire cured by the wocnderful, old reliabule Dr.
Porter's Antiseptfic llendtngc Oil, it relieves
Pain anid Heals at the seine time. 25c, 50c, t0.00
New Hjarbter Shopi,
4iir. C. II Ilayes announced yester
(lay that lie will opent uip his niew~ htar
ber shop ntext to the city mtar'ket Fri
day tmorning and will be ready~ to
eeot his frinnds
Gerrnany's Aniswer' Wil Be Satisfac
tory Is P'rediction Made in Officeal
Statement from (>lerard.
Washington, Juno 28.-Favorable
reply from Germany to the last
American note concerning submarino
Wareare an1d tile slnkiig of the 1181
Vaiin was predicted Iin an ollicial dit.,
iatch fromn AnIIIlhassador Gerard today.
The state departnuent t ransmitted the
Cintiliiention to President. Wison
Tle ambassador did not attempt to
outline the fortheonilng German
note, but described the atmosphere
in Lerin olliclal quarters as favorable
to a satisfactory reply. lie referred
to the visit of Dr. Anton Meyer-Ger
hard, the emissary of Count von
Bernstorff, the German ambassador,
pointiig out that the amnbassador's in
Jormation apparently had impressed
the Gerian government that the
United States did not want. war with
Gernany, but desired a satisfactory
reply to her original demands.
The fact that Ambassador Gerard
took occasioni to redlct iiformially
the nature of the reply was regard
ed as sign ificalnt In ollleial qiuarters
here. where it was pointed out that
the anihassador's forecasts in the
past had been'i conservative aid coln
sisteli n. The text of the last (1einiran
notte hore out his redi'tion.4.
Amb alss ado . Gerard understaids
the Cirmnni olliclal purpose to he to
iiake no tiiessionis which will af
feet tie use of stibiiniies as a
lieans1:i of varriig onl the coninerce
of Great liritain. but to propose soilue
way by which American lives and
legitimiate interests will be sale
Ollicials here have 110 hinlt as to
the muetlods by whilch this ob.ject is
to be attain ed, but from previ'ous dIs
'natlies it is assimed an arrange
mentI will be suggested whereby Ger
man su blna rines would cease attacks
on ships of any natiolnality primarily
used for passenger tiavel, while coil
tiniiiig to wage vigorois warfare oi
enemy ships devotedl cliefly to the
tIansporta tIon of coiitrabanad. It is
niot known whether it Is proposel to
give passeniger shtitps complete im
in111ity or whether assu ralnes will
be asked that If signaled by a sub
narine for visit antI search they will
offer no resistance.
Nn intimation has come to the
state depart menit as to when the Ger
man note will reach here, but it is be
lieved the communication will be
completed within ten days.
Why not send in your subscription
renewal TODAY? Don't put it off any
Thirty-Six for 25 Cents.
Dr. King's New Life Pills a-e now
supplied In well-corked glass bottles,
containing 3 sugar coated white pills,
for 25c. One pill with a glass of water
before retiring is an average dose.
Easy and pleasant to take. Effective
and positive in results. Cheap and
ec(onotmical to use. Glet a bottle today',
take a (dose tonighit-youir constipiation
wi'll Ible relieved In the morning. 36 foir
250, at all druggists.
Whyli not sendl in youir subscr5(iplt Ion
rnew'al TOIt)AYX~? lion't put it off any
An Fnat Ire ('irenus wias lii redl to 31ake'
this P'le ire.. ('omting to Id le flonr
IIitn in in''rt .\iondua~y at the' Ibile' I Ittir,
foiii liar t of thei story's act Ion. Ina or'
deri lto give the tofteriig ('vtery possaibtle
P'icture torpnloration,1, whoi protduced
lnvitted loeita society at i-an lRafael to
iingle wvith thei aiiidiente wvhilst the
tirtcus scent's were beling ill med, so
hat wheIn vou look at those tatt (if
lt' film which inlehile these scn'e.4 (f
i ciius lift', you niay lbe sure that you
nit ltokliig at Ithe real thing. W. nit'
all lovers of! the c'rirts uhi an;I
C'ahhag1e Paitch"' we enin liv'e oir i' ovinig
Tlhe it d ramal'I is aable tif reg
texperii'itnc' have~ tested this ti. antI
in ''.\lrms. Wlggs of the ('abbiage P'atli''
thle Alm play coatipr'eeds thne gamut
het weon Inughte:- antd tonars. It Is
liardt to say whethleri thle pathos or' lie
lhumior I redlomiIinates2, orn whetht'r t he
(.1e ori th lither b w~Ill he miore pleasinig
to1 the aii encee. Youi S hvte two ex
('elt linally symipathlet ic femiale tbar'
aetes tin sight, ".\irs. Wiggs," layed
by3 lilanich Chapmnan, and "Iovey
Marmy", which gIves thet bieautfiul lien
tri/ Michhelena the chance of iiresent
lng herself in a sIngularly lpleasintg
iar't, that of a s 1ntiuchi though su ffer'
ing girl, if Mrs. Wlggs is the good
angel of the driamal, then Loivey Mary
is its goodl fairy and a very winsome
faIry she appears in the nieture'.--Adv.
New Oakland S
Model "32" at
IN designing this new Oaklar
have met the demand for a car del
which added nothing to the endur
comfort of the passengers. They 1
car with every advantageous rnec
found on high priced cars.
And so well did they plan thal
at $795---the first real, fuIl=sized E
toominess and The Oakland Six will seat, five pa ssengers com
itiding' Comfort fortably without crowding. The driving comli
pa'tlent has plenty of leg rooi, even for a tall
man. The tonneau is deep anid extra wide, the real seat. nicasur
ing IG Inches. 'Ile cushlions and upliolstery aire deepl and soft,
giving real comfort to the pamssengers. The timm1nn ing is genui ne
Gr'eat Stren'ith The Oalkland principle of sturdy construction
with Light Weiuht wit.h light w\eight is exemplified in this new
todel. ,The car weighs less than 2100) pounds,
which, means for (tie owner, low upkeepi cost, great tire and gaso
Power and Speed The Oakland-Northway Six cylindeir motor will
develop 30 to 35 horsepower. It has all tle
flexibility and smooth running (qualities a Six should have and is
very responsive to the throttle.
Low Center of Like all Oakland models, the weight of this car
(Gravity is carried low to the ground. This prevents
side-sway and skidding, which wear out tires
and rack the frame and driving mechanism. rfhis low center of
gravity makes the car easier to handle and more comfortable to
Vacuum Gasoline The Oakland-Stewart Vacuum Casoline Feed is
System absolutely automatic. You can forget you have
it on the ear. No air pump to get out of order
or leaky pressure lines. Positive, even flow of gasoline to the
carburetor at all times and on all grades. Increases the mileage
Laurens, South Carolina
('ittin fori Lettte'rs of' .\dmnit rationi.
Stat'' of Sout~h (Carolinia,
\\hereas, W. P'. Fuiler and . .\.
Nels~oni have titli suitt to mea, to gran t,* 3 ,~ S e t
ofI S.\tArn and tFuller.
Theiise are'( thtieefore, to (ite atal
:olmon~tishi a: I and singular t lu- 1 cinde
andtt 1'reditors of thle said S. .tuamtla
I-'lbr uh-easedl, that th1ey be adi a p
: tte, to be held at Jlaurens C'oult'
I iouse-, Isauren'ts, S. K'., oni the 11111h(lay*
of .hity, 19 15, nex"t. after pildetion
hter'eof, ait 1t C'dlock In thle forenoon.,
to show cauise, if anty they thave', why *
the sid A\diiinistralionm shiouldi not lhe
Glvena under rny hanid flits '.'th~ daiy
of Juntte .Anno Doiniini, l191I.
0. (;. 'lThompsonT,
Noth te to D~emiocratic Enrollmtient E P
Notite is hecreby giv''n to the cin
r'olIlm'ent (01 IoinIt tees of' thie vaiousI *
l )itmocra tic cltibs of ~auarenis county1~
to loten their (lubi rolls 0on tilheii 5thday
of .lily and allow the satme to ria.tini
havew bc'omet ofi age sitt(e tilels
age onti efor thIle i Ih day of Sep
t('ieie ne(xt, thle thite of (lhe congreIs
The11 rolls are( to te closed on1 Julyt
IS arid returnied to the Counif'ty emuo-I I
purlge and certify to thle samie.
County ChaIrman. Pr g a
Neuaralgdia i/alus Stoppeti.
YOU dlon't need( to suffer' those agon-A
inlig nerve palis in the face, hleadl,*
riirtm, shioutlers, chest and back. Just
r iply a fewv dropis of soothing Slon'
linimenit; lie quietly a few mainuites.
Yout i'll get such reltief and comfort!
Life andc the wvorldl will look brighter.
3et a bottle today. 3 onnees for 25c,*
it ait druggists. Penetrates without*e e * *****
s the Oak"
id Six, Model "32" our engineers
void of every bit of excess weight
ance of the car or the riding
produced in Model "32" a motor
hanical and engineering feature
t the result is a new Oakland Six
;ix-cylinder car to sell at less
to a gallon of gasoline. Gasoline tank eariled at the rear of the
car where it belongs.
Electric System No car is complete today wit.h1ouit. a stanidaid
electric starling, lighting and ignition systern.
The Oakland Six is equipped With tile Remly. You simply press
down the starting biutton with yoir foot an1d the ilgile goes. Tis
system is operated by a storage battery which is charged by the
('IsSIs ('oll- A tapering. extra deep frame of pressed steel is
sitruet [filn used. The rear springs clamp directly to the
frainc illembers insuring great stren gt Ih. The
sill of the body rests on the frame foi its entire length without
overhang, giving It a fiirm, Sece re foin ldatioin. This Oaklaid Coil
structioni eliminates the insightly side aprolon usually found ie
tween tile body and running board.
1otckliiss Drie The driving power is applied to the rear axle
and wheels without shock or jar, the rear
springs actiting as a cushion. This construction saves wear aidl
tear on tires from slipping, prolongs the life of the rear axle an(
gives unusual riding comfort.
Other Features Left hand drive with center control. Gear shift
Ing lever of the ball and socket type. Power
fiml (uick acting brakes, extra Targe brake drums. Ilorn button
in center of steering wheel. Genuine machine buffed leather trim.
One-man top, which clamps to windshield without straps. Close
titting side curtains carried in the top. Oil sight feed onl Instru
ment board. Ignition and lighting buttons locked with a key. Heavy
crowned fenders and broad running boards.
J. W. McKee, President
ular Pictorial Triumph
ISVEiN REiEL5 AT
v and Saturday.i
EiS 15c AND 25c
atinee Friday morning 10:00 o'clock *
'ternoon 2:30, 4:45, 7:30 and 9:30
surrounding towns should