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ADYETISEIt PItINTING COMPANY
Liurens, S. C.
Al'. ON LEE, Presideut
.RTHUR LEE Sec. and Tras.
;&rt ising Ila4tes on A.pplicatiou.
- I-ries andit Card of Thnirks: One
"i, ai word.
td '20 at the postomceo zat i. urIen,
.4. ,as 3e000u.1 classt mijl matjter,.
l.Al'IlD1S, S. (., NOV. :1, 191.
From tlt, reports which we hear,
the acreage in grain so far plailted is
nolt very large. We h'ave ridden over
tlt, couity iI soveral directions our
solves receitly and our observation
bears out the reports. It 13 Iossible
that the unfavorable weather has had
something to do with this by delaying
the picking of cotton, but it hardly
seems that. this is the only reason. Is
It possible that. after last year's les
sonl, our folks arL going to increase
their cotton acre.ige again. The signs
look that way nlow. This is a very
serious malter. IFvenl nlow, with but
approximately eleven million bales to
be ginned (his year, a barely Irofit
able market is hari to maintain and
witi a much larger crop the price to
day would be i'linousi. L1et's not gamn
ble fill is cottoil business. (rain
a cotton comibiled miiake a Most a
sur comblina ion. Collol by itself
i ish h , a winne r, h'it it is a flanger
onI I., Ig to meddle with. Ilaven't
w- lancd t:1t already?
ft * 0
.\ Ni'\ ('Ol'NTY .IAl1h.
IDoubtless the people of tiis 0 colily
were strong&ly impru!essedI with the case
odI cu agauins the local (ounty jail
in 111:, pa: r list week by .1i'. A. I).
Ol hantI a gent. of Illh, state board of
elmariities alnd c r tions. In fa t. thlie
vii of \:-. O'ihlant and his report
were l'ard l:' InL'es.sa2.'y to oinviilce
II)" vhio a:.' failliar' with the ritua
tion f t he ( r nt need of a new jail
ieri. . im \ i.At of .\ -. Oli ihanit , how
eer, 1: ; ' opo l the 'y -, l%. al the
people to the ne'eud iinirovemnt anud
has Ildl(,wn en th setmib1ilities
of Ia>' wI. wetre w aae of 11'.0 n-('
ditic It ld not reAliz d o- accept
ed thevir( rei'' ponsibility inl the o ttv.
Toe' al. of2 us inu s Ionata:he I th~'e'
lae or ,1h'. :(,:!!ly odliouf conl d ii on s
thuiiu r -, ' o r im ta' ailed o is ilur
br il]Iig0'oll.rild a*II( ite, IZu'ui orel
vohll rr: proiu t or r - m uio o:
coiii'-e 1e"orl isN aide tot r'aiso theV
le1 ii . ; raxth io rd, f tho Iprier'
mieto s. s T tsIo is omse, hve
when we .n w al conditio l nlyirid
when tihe re mW g blit y for ther (-or'
rtoIlien ha h.-n rgIiled upon s with
fore. The lDizens ot the couty
F!h1u11d lose n') ilm ina i g their
l :tof t~rehe iel sir. s if) thpbl 1. mt
Txio sro'p ey f r'enrth brcesent
the (bOil itr3 go buildin and couene
w onii I oy Ili ('fist af litte i' um.a Of01c
course thei cunty i' abl t. raIs the
in a !f yi ftaxaion ('01d, if boks wther
mIslad wasuaet itselfti w~'ceiilg itv
yoe th wmllkih'v. tatwevr, e wouldac
sug' st that thle lestion olfiIt fbol.hin
th'iieilou irnt t h rural po-ieadapyn
thce money'1i nwit goin onsr theirslre
toilthe1bii nig flundf as teroulsly'aon
sfIered. While it be n(lot te byoIliey
oft ' te5 out' I i oinirl t o W ublh th
It iionnly staternmen1it and( scosw
quet ly te ot. thu ' a 1i e ruraii I p of
sysitemtni cant e arrivedat It wintot
ao 1arh jutfy tre expenditureks wich
hle ye twe!) kt mnw n tat.W t ieslre nx
ICon iise01 I!:ie rurali police runIspe oft
ty0 1hi gh air addbnitnl isdenfl.A
imid Taheymely aW ould.ur o
lieustoemv ut opnis trom tuhe
wants woubls e wlmd thes
citr n ofThe Sabbnt. W eiv
tat.u w'al staotmenbbat would o
tha thIrrlplie amwthrtse, Ikeo
aouli vaeo; anditat itsrdenfIt s
to not0 justfy (ft~he expenditueeknc
lens of thle.; rural pbolicnr dIsposd of,
the 0 irecion (ofla'sagfr thecuyj atl
not prt. if youditronalbrdyn.
refu'e to gieot inewth publie
wanswolh o a wfulmai d Infifanc Iot dres
were to lenheo eerlw.oe
(Continued from Page One.)
In attendance at the bedside of her
ilother, Mrs. I. S. Brooks last week.
Mr. C. F. lrooks of IA~tlrenis, spent
the week-end with honiefolks.
Miss ,lewell Curry had as her guest
Sunday .lLss Ostell Willis.
*1ADDEN NEWS. *
Mlddei, Nov. 2.-Mirs. Mollie Finley,
of Wctinin ster, is on a pleasallt. visit
to relatives here. Alts. Finicy is al
Way.; a weli'oine vi.-ilolr. Iliril' an11d
C licry, le briniigs wl he lr a breeze
o the joy of livIng. She I.; a (l arm
ing conversationalist. She has had a
delight ful visi.t and h1aud the pleasire
o, me. iig several ok lhe i.olieg: matles
of "hefO' de, war". Allong these Were
.\l aames Clark, Eldwards and lluid
gen; of Lanu1,0ns.
.Bornk to .\l . and lrs . C1. P. Filey. oil
October ' .1th, a laughter.
School here gave loliday- for the
sh1ow atnd the institute at Clinton.
Botlh of our teachers attended the lat
tIr. It is stated that one man down
there, made an address and said "We
have had no grammar lately." Amen!
Not since the days of Quackenboss!
Mrs. Mollie Teague is spending a
few days with her niece, Mrs. 'May
Mir. and Mirs. G. H. Finley spent
Siunday with Mr. and 'Mrs. Watkins,
of Woodrow Wilson. They went uip
to see Mrs. Claude Finley and daugh
Mrs. Alaude Power and Miss Eumlle
Power were pileasant callers here
Sunday afternoon. They drove out
to see Mhir lncle, T. S. Langston, and
lit tUe Iynt Wofford.
The friesds of 11'. L.angston will
be glad to hevar that le is not suffering
iiinei witl his face n1ow and it is
hoped that the treatilient he Is sig
vill affect a permniten Ici Cure.
.\liss Alaggie Lou lartin of l.au
tels, splelt tlie week--end witi lier'
.\lr. I lisulas lryson and "Aunt 11e1"
wer(i \iitors of .\ts. \Villiam l yrd.
Conlet .lhn W. \Voffo:-'d spenit the
wiek- em I wit ih inntie folks last, week.
Ithe vrme down froil Greenville with
hi- litlr boluther, Iynt, w ho had been
inl tlie hiospiutal here.
'Theo friends of Alis lite l'ro!iltt
w. ! ' gld to loa 1hat she is timl
:rte'.nz sinc her plensant Irip to her
.-.llt. .\:-S. Curiten1, in thle Molotain
l*Iditor1 Culberison and Mss Susie
I ,0ton atteided and enjoyed tle
im iiu-e tih at .Qu1akel'. 'T next
lnion of lii livisionl will le at New'
M ' sI It
Till .\lisses Iuldiie.; spe-nt the
. 1(k I ith thir gramunother,
Ica.uitiul imilliniery at Ied 1ron
ta'lrkl ad priesi awiy dowl. I ilty
Th' case iA likily to be hard-fought
:.(d it imay ('o s1.11 severIal days Iin
ll 'latlresses lpriend extrtemlely low,
andi thec'se ar wvi~elt liamde goods.
S. M. & 10. I I. \V i*:s & CO.
.\tmmnInst U'sim'. talomel.
Thlie sickening, naiuscat Inmg feeling
ii. fol lows the utse ot calomiel is thle
nta tural recsulIt of d isariranging yourt en
tire system. Doctor's everywhtet'e are
agrteeing that the aetilon of ca lotmel is
munch too strong, and leaves the body
sick and w~eakenecd.
'Liu-Ver-Lax is a wonderfutl sublsti
tite for' calotme ,that htas ll of Its
goodl effects and/ none of its bad ones.
It acts sooth in ly butI thoroughly otn
the li'ei', elean .ing It ot' bile, anud rid
intg the enir . syslttm of stagnating
Lii- er-La~ix is str;Ict ly a harmless
vegetable cotmpoun md, and Is gua r
ainteedl to give satisf'actio lorl0 yourt
tmoniey will lie r'eturn'ed. I nslst on the
or1iinalI, heain tg Ithe li kenuess andl~ sig
nuatur It C(tL. KC. t migsbyv. For sale her'e
at Wel5 and $1.011 at I,aureuns Drug Co.
8 Of This
$( For a
This Is the
It Means That if
You Buy Any.
thing Here That
In Any Way or
That Is Not Satis
factory You Get
. Back Without an
We Could Not Make This
Broad Proposition Unless We
Were Sure of Our Service
J. C. Shell & Co.
The Core Groc...
WAS LARIGELY AITENI)E
ieal Estate Sold Brought only Fair
Prices, According to Judge of Values
Monday, being the first Monday in
the ionth, was legal salesday. A
large number of interested people
were in the city and considerable
land was sold. One who is familiar
With real estate v'alues stated that the
property s;old brought 'only fair prices.
The fcllow lg sales were iiade:
1By the ('jerk of 'ourt.
iI the case of it. 1). Nance vs Guy
N. Iloozer and W. 1). Sen, a tract of
1:8. nires niar Cross 11111 was sold to
.1. it. Ntanc 1 and 1,. 0. Nance for $500;
In the case of .1. "'. Milford vs Jerry
.\lcK ensie and .1. l'. Monroe et al. three
tr:acs of land in Suliivani toW iship
agg rAati in I a mt 102 acres vere sold
to W. M. Woods and .erry F. \lcKen
sie for $1,300;
In tie( case of Mercliaits 13. & T,.
.\ssoc iation vs .ok Williamis and K.
It. Martin, one lot near Watts 'Mills,
sold to Frances Grant for $675;
In the case of M. S. Bailey & Sons
vs Carolina MeCoy ct al, 9 acres in
Hlunter township formerly owned by
Mrs. Sarah Green, sold to F. P1, Mc
Gowan, attorney, for $205;
In the case of L. N. Owings vs Aus
tin O. Owings, a tract of 27 acres and
a fraction on labun creek, sold to R
E'. Uabb, attorney, for $200.
, Sheriff's Sales.
In the case of the Union Central
Life Ins. Co., vs 'Mrs. Kate 14. Cook
100 acres and a fraction In DialF
townshi) sold to .1. C. Cox for $1,500;
Iin the case of W. C. Ilurt vs Johi1
I'. Ilolt and Mts. Fallie C.loit, 30f
acres known as the Tom iendersor
Ieillostead, ill Dials towislh ip, sold t
11. I'. IBabb. attorney. for $2,900;
lin tie ease of the Eniterprise 11aa1i
a W. A.. Copcland et al, 60 acres a few%
mileIcs east of the city of I1,aurt'ens, sol(
to .J. C. Owints for $ l, t;
lin tlie case of tt, Norwood Nationa
llank v ila .\M. 'unningha 1~ t
acres em ( abun ereck krno'vi as Trave
Davenport holalicifae '. o'.. d to RI. E'
li b ,al or ney, for ..:2.9M).
Il1111U of l'robiae's Sales.
Iionry Day l Iand, 150 acres foul
mtiles v:ts of eily or 1.a:u'en, sol I<
T. 'luss Iirown for $1,68so.
The'll( tract of land advertleed to b<
-S(u inl settlmeont of the cstateI of I
1. .\dair w!as bouiht iI by 11he lieis.
Now i th e time to aid youri favorit(
coitstaIt. Mail your silbscription ti
her or him this week. Still better
mail it to us willtl directions as It
whoi you want the (ied(it to go. llut
hc sure a : l mail it tihis week.
Ve nn til'ireah lInto Postoftiep at
Get .\bonit $00.
Woolr'fft. Oct. 27. --letweei 2::t
anad : 'clock tihie postoflive was en
tr(d and r-oblbed thi morning by pro
tOSSionial rbbes who ilade goot
The rolbery roomlts to have been tit'
work of ton wh utderttood the a it
as everyIth1ing wvas carr'iedl out in de
ai! . The door' of thle safe was 1)10wi
o ieces, andti fragiment s from~l thle ex
pilosioni demo1 lied a greater harit 0
a gla ss atid woodeni parlit Ion bet w(ee
lie otlice proper anad thle hallIway i<
the caririer%; desks In the teatr of th<
l'The yeggmeni ent Ieredh thle otlice fron
lie lobby by piintg open wvith somn
kinad of hat' the hostmliaster'ts pri vati
(loot'. At thle hour of openIng thil
miorin lg thle door In the reart was stil
Th'e amount obtaIned was abou
$100o, inelludIng stamps and register'e<
milI. .\ost of thle a moount obta Iine<
was cash. A member of a fatally I:
an adljoiinlg buIldinag was awakentic
this morning about 2:110 by an utnusuia
soun d bitt a fteri an cntrtanmce was foirc.
ed In to thle ollce the ycggmen wvere s(
i(ery u lt a bout thir work t ha t noth
log was thought of thle noIse. Th'le ex
I losioni oecurrted a bout 2: 55 a. mn.
shiak Ing the bu ildinags close by. TJhi
clock In thle ollce stopped at 2 :53 froni
ITe alarmi was limediately given
The yeggmien lost Ito tim e In get tint
away, for the lIghts In the ollice wer'(
touned on about. 10 mInutes after thu
('xplosionl by sonic one of the citlzent
andl thle robbers had gone.
No elite has been found.
Get In the auto contest. It's not, toe
late. Wade in andl get the $25 specIal
prIze and thereby demonstrate youu
ability to wIn the big prize.
When the first baby comes mosi
fathers regard it as a little, red, gwrig
gling lump of humanity, but In the
mother's eyes it Is tho most wonder
ful! being that ever came Into the
world and she wonders why God was
good enough to gIve ft to her.
Would Be Good BusIness.
If farmers could buy cIty street cr
hogs at their' real value andI sell them
for whiat they thInk they ar'e worth,
faim automoblies would multIply mor'o
VAUGHN WILL MAKE.
FIGHT FOR LIFE
Former Stiperintendent of Odd Fel.
lows' Home Will Be Tried as to His
Saity This Week.
Greenville, Nov. 1.-Beginning this
mori' ning another week's session of the
Court of General Sessions will con
v'ene and if Judge Memminger carries
on the work of the court as lie did last
week, there will be a considerably re
lieved docket it the end of 1he terni.
The court does not put too much spced
iII the work igs of (lie court, but he
keeps the attorneys on the job
throughout and makes every moment
coniht during the hours of the daily
Tilis week, however, it will be tin
possible to hear as many cases as
last, owing to the fact that there are
ca(es coming upI1, all of which will
lake up considerable time in the hear
''lie case of ''. U. Vaughn, who is
to be tried as to his sanity, will como
up this week and this case will prob
ably last at least a (lay. This is ono
of the most interesting cases in the
i history of the county. Vaughn was
condemned to be hanged for crimes
committed when he was superintend
ent of the local Odd Follows' home.
Later lie escaped by sawing out of jail
here, or being sawed out by friends on
the outside, went to Baltimore, and
was there -arrested and returned to
in the meantime, or before lie was
executed, the form of execution was
changed from hanging to electrocu
tioi, and he, therefore, appealed to
l'nited Slates supreme court, on the
grounds that lie could iot. be electro
cuted as lie had been sentenced to be
To Be -Tried for Sanity.
The suprelne court ruled that. lie
eculd nlot escape on these grounds,
a 11(b 11en1ee it leCame. necessary to
have Valiughn i resen ten ced. In tle in
tr-im, however, le cit lher bec:a me in
:mne or has f.igneld insanity with
nuIh skill that he has not been re
seiit elced but hi: attorileys secured
for him a trial as to ils sanity.
.1ust what the natunre of the tet I
imeoniy will he is not known, but sup
i losedl i1 will consist of the testimony
!of alienists and hy the general ap
"veronVe of file prisoner, it will
dioubtless he much in favor of Ile
Iaw."ers' conitelition that lie is insalie.
T ie state will (1011btless reftite this
testilnony wiith the testimiioiiy of other
leists, whol have saild more or less
piiblcily that \aughn is not inasne
Ii( is feigning.
If the defense wins, Vaughn will be
iiprisoned for the remainder of his
ilfe lin the (iinihial sectionl of the
ylum, and if the state wins he will
be r.-s(entenced an(1 (ilctroclted.
lurre are to be a nuiber of other
i'restliig eases tried at this term,
notable that. agalinst Manley Neeley,
a:l wt hi laurderi'; William Sqm
uuonis, which w.ill coiiie up One Week
I ioili today.
'is is thile most recent. killing nild
.ceuirredi ini the A tie Yard in thie hack
room of liuirn.. livery stable. Neeley
admitial that he shot S'immions
- truoughi thle head because lie said
Simmons011 was advancing uiponl him i
withI a knife. Four oilier young mn
were* piresent buti did not seem to
kniow much abiout the affaIr, claiming
heir hacks were turned and1( that thme
Wlarnling-AllI persons are forbidden
to hiunti. tishi or t ratp or in aiiy manner'
triespass oni miy hands. K. 13. Brown
Sow Wiheat -Pu re seedi wheat,* a
sedl lthatihas proven very prolitable
wvithi us diiring the past six years.
Roc(k llridge Seed Farm, .haek 11.
Da31via, lgir., Cl intoni, S. C. I 5-5t-pd
For hleint.-One two-horse farm. Also
oine thIousanid acres for sale. Apply
to TPom M. Shaw, Lauurens, S. C. 15-2t
F~or lcint-Tw'~o comimunlcnting of
flees. Water, light and steam heat in
('lud(ed. Alijly to laurens Nat. Uank,
For Sale-Carpenter Organ, used
only short time. Bargain. Address
Mrs. L. A. McCord, or call at Mrs. Mc
Cord's studio, Laurions, S. C. 11-5t-pd
For Sale Or Will 'l'ade together or
epar'ately for cattle or stock, one
White-Blakesley 15 hi. p. gas engine
wvith throttling goVernor, and 46 Inch
corii mill, in good condition. L.
Townes Curry, Gray Court, S. C.
For Sale-?70 acres well improved
farm, with good dwelling, out build
ings andi tenant house, good neighbor..
hood, convenient to school and church
es, known as 10rinost Bienet home place.
Anderson & Blakely. 7-tV
(ChevrqAdt Automobiles are genuine
values. Look at these priees: Moni'oe
Roadister at $100; Chevrolet Touring
Cai' "Four-Ninety" at $400. A newv
model10 and a dandy Chevrolet "IBaby
(G'and''f'ouiring Car at $750. Fully
equlilped, a priodulct of experience.
When in Gireenwoodl make our garage
heddqtlimriter's. The glad hand a waits
yu. We nieedu a representative at Lau
mens. We can sell your Foid if you
Ornnwnnr, R. C. 1.13ai
FRIDAY, NOV. 5th.
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a it w ls in Ci e;~ ha b e Dpet Th e r o ar ev dn ce n an cinor t
t h b u t n c- n d i st r c t n~~eu l y s e d a an e a li r io d t h t a
ay. In .iome catse'the wells aru 300O extent var with what effett no
feet det Trho salt is obtainedl ia thes known, it istlga t hact fosote
bo0 tbi b ynum i of crul d r el tcles or Oo r etlfo deetiv or om