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Mr. Frank Switzer of Shiloh spent
Monday in town.
Mr. Lone Moore of Mount Plei'sant
was here for the day yesterday.
.Ir. Glenn Fuller of Trinity Ridge
wi.s a business visitor here Tuesday.
Mr. Joel Nelson was among ti
business visitors here yesterday.
Mr. Robert Wasson of Charlton Halt
spent yesterday in Laurens.
Mr. John Owings of Barksdale spent
the day here on Tuesday of thisweek.
Mr. W. W. Grumbles of Owings
spent Friday here on business.
Mr. J. Q. Brown, of Cash's Depot.
is visiting relatives near the city.
Mr. R. L. Owings and family, of the
Oakvillo section, have moved to the
Miss Louise Fleming, of Greenwood
arrived in the city yesterday to spend
Mrs. C. M. Clark and .Mrs. Albert
Todd spent the day in Columbia
Mrs. Thos. N. Holmes, of Pineview,
N. C., is visiting her father, Mr. J. N.
Wright, and other relatives.
The friends over the county of Mrs.
.. S. Wolff will regret to learn that
she has been very Ill recently.
Dr. J. M. Bearden and Mr. D'Arcy
Svygert are attending the Commer
cial Congress in Charleston this week.
Mr. W. ). Compton, of the Boyd's
M ill section, was a visitor in the city
Mr. Ad Calhoun, of Ninety 'ix, spent
Monday night in the city as guests of
Mr. and 'Mrs. F. P. McGowan.
Mr. Ilaste Stewart, of Clinton, is at
Itending the sessions of the Southbern
Commercial Congress in Charleston.
"Ir. John ii. Wolff and daughter,
Mis.s Mattie Wolff, were visiting in the
Mr. W. P. Stewart, of Fountain inn,
was a buinesis vi.iilor to the city yes
Mr. and irs. C. E'. Parker, who have
been making their home in Cookville,
Tenn., have arrived in the city to
spend the iholidays with Mr. and Mrs.
W. Rt. lticlhey, Sr.
Mi. V. P. Coker, the well known
farmer and Confederate veteran of
Youngs township, continues very sick
at his home. le does not show much
ir' rovement. Ills friends all over the
co unty sympathize with him in his
sickness and hope for his early recov
Rev. and Mrs. W. E. Thayer, of Sum
ter, visited friends in the city last
week on their way to the Baptist State
Rev. \V. B. McCuen, pastor of the
Dovesville iaptist church, spent sev
eral (lays in Ihe city last wcck with
relatives on his way to Greenv!llc to
attenld the convent ion.
The ginnery in Greenville operated
by Mr. .J. Copey 1Htenderson, formerly
of this city, was destroyed by fire last
Mr. G. C. Anderson, of Gray Court,
wvas in the city on business Thursday.
Mr u. Anderson is just recovering from
a painful fall he had several weeks
Dr. W. C. Irby and Mr. W. L. Gray
are attendling the Southern Commer
cial Congress in Charleston as (de
gates appointedl by Gov. Manning.
Deputy Sheriff Columbus Owens left
yesterdiay for Ashevilel to secure a ne
gro held there on a charge of assault
and hattery in this county.
* Memrss TIhomas Sullivan and Claude
SullIivan 'eame in Monday to spend
I le day. They are both residents of
th-' Mt. Beothel section.
M. Idd Cnrhet of the Lisbon sec
tion spent the (lay here Monday look
inrr after business.
M\lr. Gus H ohlmes, a resident of the
2s bon sec tlonl, was among the visitors
in tbI'e city the [lrst paurt of t h is week.
Mr*. WVill PittIs spent the day here
M onday, coming In from his home in
t he Friendship community.
Mr. \ash Taylor spent Monday in
the city looking after business inter
Mr. Will Clardy who lives on Lai
rens Route Three wvas among the v'is
itors here yesterday.
Ship Loads Find
Those Fragrant, Mellow-as-oli
That Make New Orleans the
TIS IS TH[E KIND WE US
the Coffee that human hands
green, until it reaches- the
take our word for the goods
prejudiced. Try a can at oui
back if you are not pleased
Use Only HALF as Much a
Mr. Charley Saxon of the Rabun
Creek section came down yesterday to
look after business.
Messrs George Weathers and Mark
Ilollams were among the lluntersville
visitors in the city yesterday.
Mr. Bill Terry of Laurens Routo
''wo came in yesterday to spend the
day on business.
Mr. Oscar Hunter an Ora farmier,
was among the visitors hero for a
short while on Tuesday.
Alr. Walkor Chestein was among the
labin visitors here for the day yes
Mr. Lumus Milam who lives in the
Lisbon section spent tho day here on
Mr. Martin Armstrong, a resident of
the Shiloh section spent Tuesday here
Mr. Martin Poole of Tylersville
spent Monday in town looking after
Messrs Robert McDaniel and Welly
AlcDaniel of the Ekom section spent
the day here on Monday.
Mr. John F. Davis and family, who.
have been making their home here,
have moved to Clinton.
Mr. E. P. Milam of Laurens Route
Three was here for the day last Satur
.1r. W. C. MItchell and son Mr. Eu
gene litchell from near Alountville,
spent the day here last Monday.
,ir. lilh Watkins spent the day here
Tuesday, coming in from his home in
the Motim IPleasant, section of this
Messrs. J. 0. 1 lellamns and S. A.
Godfrey were among the visitors here
yesterday. They reside On Gray Coui't
AIlr. Pike Switzer will leave one day
this week for Atlanta where lie goes
in the interest or the Opera I louse Pie
ture show, which lie states wll be op
eied in about three w'eks, showing a
mucli better line of picture.s than ever
Miss Carric Kellett, of Foutta - ia Inn,
and Alr. Bartlett Brooks, of Gray
Court, were married at the home of
lr. J. E. MeRoney, at Fountain inn,
last week. Rev. Matheson performed
the ceremony. The young couple are
now living in Gray Court where the
groom is in business.
Rtemember Your Promse.
Have you promised to send in your
subscription for anyone in the con
test? If so, come across. The contest
is nearing an end and somebody needs
"COUSIN 1SABE LLE"
Mirthful Comedy to be Presented at
the Graded School Auditorhim Next
Charles IIllliard, of "loney Boy"
ENvans' Minstrel fame, has arrived in
the city and is holding daily rehears
als for the production of his mirthftul
comedy, "Cousin Isabelle". This play,
has been creating a sensation
hrotighotut South CarolIna and Prof.
Parkinison has arranged a peCrfor'm
anice on Tuesday evening, Decembher
21st, for (lie benefit of (lie Laturens
ligh school. An excepltional east of
local talent has been assembiled in
supplort of Mr. IHilliard, who will be
seen in thie role of Jlack Iheath, a
young society man, andl also in a high
ly amusing, as well as artistie, .me
personatlon of "Cotusin Isabelle".
Mr'. Hlilliard is a natIve of South
Car'olina-huailing from Stute~ und
has aplpear'ed wvithI variosu Cohan &
Ilari's attract ions, the celebrated
George Eivants' Minstrels andl also as
leading mani for' Cecil Spooner at the
Spooner Theatre in Newv York city, i~e
is aut hior, as well as producer' and
star of "Cousin Isabelle" and is also
gifted w'ith a fiue bairitone voice.
Recor'd-br'eaking houses have at
(tended( thiIs attr'act Ion wherever pro
sented(, withu frequent retuirn engage
ments and1( it. IS expiectedl that the ca
hiacity of the school house aui~toium
will ho tested here. Glowing repor'ts
have conmc from Orangebumrg, The E'v
eninig News dleclaring it "bettor than
nine tenths of thme pr'ofesslonal shows
seen her'e," the receipts being two
hiindr'ed dohllars on a rainy night.
Their Way Into
I-wine Coffee Beans, the One.
Coffee Place of the World
IN BLICNDING LUZIANNE,,
never touch from the sack,
coffee pot at home. Don't
ess of Luzignne--we may be
expense. Got your mioney
's Have It.
a of Ordinary Barrel Coffee
"IN TUNE FOR THE NEW YEAR."
Tito Corley Co., of Alchnond, Va., has
Ordercd Burnwcll to GAet North
Carolina "in 1Tuno") for (ho New
It is c.ustontary with some palino
dclerI- to givo one "frco tuning" af
ter they rcel a piano and the Corleoy
Co. of lchmond, Va., h.ve givcn one
of the largsct ordera cver given to one
man, at on timo for thi: hind of work
to Mr. Dlarnwvell, the plno 11 man who
has beca in Lautitrn for the last three
The order from Corley Co. glvc: a
list of plano owners in over twenty
fivo N. C. cltam and towns and an av
crage of oight plano In each town.
That makes over 200.
This gentleman once lived in Lau
rens. le stolpled over here on one of
his trips and taught violin for seven
months. This was in the winter and
Spring of 1909.
Mr. Barnwell has a natural love for
teaching and whilo that Is not his'
professicn, occasionally he takes a
vacation from his real profession
that of a plano workman,-and either
goes back to Atlanta, lis home, and
assists his father in his musical work
or takes a class elcwellcre,-Tust for
the love of the art.
Mr. 1Tarnwell attends to piano work
In four stats for a number of manu
facturers inl the north and many deal
ers ii the south and was engaged to
make this trip to our town by S. M. &
10. Ii. Wilkes & Co., through the
Schulz Piano 2. of Chicago and At
larta. The Wilkes Co. are agents for
the SeuIlz Pi'no an1d ,:velu red MrI.
1an Ilel hrough that. coeol'uru.
While here he l'-- -had the patronage
of the meA vrit i:ul piano I vners and
ha, doe' somee ier unu 11' tal work for
Ithem. O11r, Very I !J li usielalns will
fei( that fadt. I e as now in Lau
1 an'ut tweny-- 1'-e *dv aInVe orders,
st ill to fill am( i.- conistaitly receiving
othes; tfi l'0 I. the mialls.
WVIen hi; Tar ens work 1has been
fin ish: ed le ;1 :tart at one for North
Carol inia to (10 those 200 pla nos.
ATTlNDED BAi.PTIST ('ONVE NTION.
ILurenils WelI Represented at the An
nual Meeing ini Greeni ilie.
Rev. AT. L. Lawson, Messrs C. i.
Rloper, C. 13. I1obo and Mlancel Owings,
have returned home after attending
the annual llatist Convention which
was held in Greenville part of last
week and this week. Mr. W. 1!. Drum
mond of Lanford and Messrs 11. H.
AMahon, W. A. Baldwin, Anderson
Abercrombie of Rabun Creek Church
and Mr. J. 11. Wharton of Waterloo
were 1111oig the 1'Laurens county lap
tists who also attended the coilvell
tion. Mr. C. 11. Roper is a Imuibember of
the Boarid of Directors of tile Haltist
Ilospi Ial in Coluilli.a, and llr. C. H.
Bobo is on the Board of Directors of
Connie Maxwell Orphanago and also
a mn embher of tihle A pport Ion ment Comn
mittee of the State Association. These
oflleeo are filled by the association and
are places of great honor and1( trust.
A.re Ytu hiin:i! Any one'?
The Adlvertiser'- auto contest clos
es Monday. D~o not declay sendi~ng in
your subscription. Do it today. If
you have promised it, live up to your
VEIIDI('T OF A('QUITT"IAL
F'OR ERINEM'T INiENlOW'EII
F~airilid 3!in ('harged ith 3t Mird~er
of lifidt lotltiare in Winnsboro
Freedl by York (ounty .Jury.
York, D~ec. 10.b--After' beOing out1 01n
hour and 30o miniu tes thle jur y in thle
I senhiower can bo roughbt in a verid ict
of not guility at 8 :30 o' 1(10k this
afternmoon. Thle cas wo~en t to thle juriy
at 1 o'clock, afte wh'lei ih court was
ad(journed0( for thle no00io rcss. The
verici Ivas re turni'ied imimedia tely a'f
lt'r t he conv'ening of court. for the af
er'noon session Tihe i'esultI was heard
in silence by3 a 1packd 0 ou (1't r'oom
there being no sign of demuonst ration
of any kind.
Court conivenedl this morning at 9:30
o'ciock and ipreceding the concluding
ai'gumnents in the case JIudge Rice ad
dreCsed a few r'emai'ks to the audience
in which lhe called attention to the
solemnity of the occasion, and gave
wai'ning that he would tolerate no
manifestation of approval oi' the re
verse by those in the court room at
any utterances of the attorneys in
The first argument of the day and
the closing one for the defense was
made by C. L~. Blease, speaking'a few
minutes over one hour'.
Solicitor J. 'K. Henry made the
closing argument for the State, speak
tag a little less than an hour.
Judge Rice delivered a clear' and
comp~rehensive charge to the jury in
which the lawv applying to the case
wvas fully explained. Shor'tly after
the ver'dict had been returlnedI by the
juriy court adjour'ned until Monday
when general sessions business will
The other F~aireld cases scheduled
for' trial hav'e L en continued until
the April term of court.
,A iA7 'P FN-<~'." '
Make Your Gift a Useful
Piece of Furniture
(IFT RNI UR&
te h thae knowuir Gif ri Ug
Furniture for all purpo,,ses and forp eve .y roo-m i,*n
hour:e th--- Fu wvtue that we itiv0w IS iLn e riht is
absoatey safe oby
Jus. at this tr m a e drLmof Wr,! isn
(1 0 M T . t
Lar an C heapest ev
- -' roughA to th4 City." *
Do your Christias shopping here, where you will have the
advantage, of seeing the very latest styles and finishes. A larre
assortment to select from with prices lower than can be found at
S. M. & E. 1. WILKES & CO.
Rescue 11om1e Relief. ('HAPTEI ()ICIS ELE(TD.
Captain (.Mliss) Ina Depew, rCpre- R n" Sun (hapter No. 6 Leetcd Of. S aie of South ('i rolinat,
senting the Salvation Army Rescue Chomis eeem ri ( onty of 1m-e1 1s.
1-1.IN ('011fl 1T' CO:~.'iOx 'LE.\S.
Hlome for girls in Greenville, was in Annual election of otlceOs for the N 'arT ale IO C di.vi\. I ly and
the city several days last vek solielt- I n- figYear took place at. the meet- a A0 .1 or tr I state of
inig 1 subscriptions for that worthy . i t- Ing or I ising Stn Chapter No. 6 onl W. .1. BIrksdAalo, Le:eense;d, Plain
o'tridaity ni-it, the 3rd. The following tiff.
.I!Hit on. A.; is wcil kno~vii, the res- ag:Ins It,
wi . A. Iabb, il. P.; M. 1L. Smith KI .'. o o di ll y a n oa
offerings and is uindetr the dliretcionl of Tihomas D~ow ney, S.; J. F. ToI bert, .\. ItLdale,tl )eccaw 11 t a Dr.o
the Salvation Army. Its work is the iTreas.; 1I. Terry, Secy. ; Geco. L. Pit ts, fondant.
rescue and reformation of fallen girls, .o I.;C M.'liir,1.S. (. ' In'iittoa.Jerc fTh Cut
Its inmates being taken from all partslrok,.A..;I.A itcM t 11)1tOtryt)heihstidea
of the Piedmont section. Captain (ae .IV;E .AdroSn nl lna' ot en ~od h r
D~epewv was greatly encouraged with -_________(iyo h otdrn h ea
her reception in Laurens at the time Lcueii lns
she was seen by an Advertiser repre- 1hr illea ilsrtdlcue5 'l~ to~ry owt
sentativye, but she stated that she ~ '''~lc.1 o;e h iyo ~u'ncnan
would( not get the opportutn ity to see ~''~'~''''iiglu' ii ~lSdsvn 3 ~e~ i O
mal~ny whom she wvould ordinarily like b 'o' .A Vuhp ftleU -1)i;~)arstoe0'1es(x
to call u pen. She asked that. any of ~e'! 'o o h (arlit.A sit c't t'oefnsl faaa ofrec
those who had not been called utpon
antd were interested in thle work, lie I"pe' ilvIamso'M 1 ig
req tuostedi to senld theirt gifts of money 1 1 i i ' et~~C'afi i i i''1 'Cti~l' ~ ~ tb
or -pr'ovie'ions to the home ont i'uther- P: ist~~(Xiittli ii iiit iil.i ) ,itI 01A/ ie'
ford strteetI in Grteenv ille. The' 'tustees ::ct e tt ''t o Ii O ' s i'I .3n.A a] i e
of the bomne ar to lMessrs. Thios. F. P'- tAvVI NI. .I.*awo :ii' c'. ''v on'd '1 A
er II. J1. 11aynteswothI, TI. Orecgon 0'i I1' .i ~Ild 3 i:'' ''I i i ' s I t: . I il
K~oeste r andit ,David 1. Tt'axlet'. l'The nesue 0tieaItitit to Ii'l le rd 01 1..leniv, i ip w t
fact that t hose gent lemetn all ow I teir ae 1(1'i siljet. itiO I.1! ' io i':iIch It.vy Ioiipg f
naames to lie conntectedl withi thle home p liItl. oll13'aldtigoI. Iaiits o Ctenil .a0( '' od
is a su fileiet. gitat'an c t~a ih cause' oIi~ l iWl lm hc
is a wvorthy otne.A'111 y ifisI.Atiit'tg Th
Ye Old Time (Cornt Shucking. ~'
Messrs J. N. Wrtight (Gr'andpaw), - I' ott o'ptlicIsctn.Sd
bugene Hutdgens, B. L. Clatrdy, Caipt.~~lxt olesl frtb h tnta
J1. H-. Car'lisle, .J. W. Bolt, Jrt., anid W. \ utvxd atd to le ~ in b
P. Hludgens, all exp~et combination ' odaawhltebitteosa
talkers and eaters, composed a con--'vnaetst h ia'lsxiib c
getnial party thtat advanced on Mr.OI~e
GoH.otasuccessful far'mer a1Iidoeen'fo aefslad
foxw miles from the city, ot'e night lastnetidtoyatsfmdtefsl,
thtose old time "corn shuckings",oertesip'miebain8pr
where the shucking is but a minor jei neetfo aeo ae ob
part of the program. Qutite a nutmber'i~'ra. I~l nullwt ev otepr
of the neighbor'i of Mr. Bolt were also
prtesent and the evening wvas greatly Of eto t mutdea tony
Mt. Gallagher Camp No. 47i1 will~ mrgaealot p'viete e
isolidtoiccs atanytuneatranmanattrne. Prchserto ayiorhta
styleor maeofwarriae, bitestapf.oI theeermssfusnl
yer.il be elect n cother bacietutegscty r ntcmpid wih lt ad-ob
n471ftecapt b e atten seetiioonv.tsis rsl o aneo om useun
Ald Ites are meetg Mna nigh t'iprestcs-uatI.sdyo anetrsa tetiko
year lilbe eecte Andothe' but- froos R. cy A' i trgtat itOlC. C.;P.1a.dA..LittlereM.,3 V.;
dalt, price aiV.; t' . neasone Sent its
Allmemets ae 'eqtet~'~ b p'es pTh r w'ill ba''ae n iustae etr
en t. unerth Scoo mpoemn asso-soig penhdlieo
J. B. Q'l ~ bylProlerk. A. aucop ofth U ilnes i'e~ eyl
I~ecember 13, 191r.L AyofSuthCrolna1. Admission I.WIKE &Co