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Make Your Christ
Happy his year
FANCY RiU'ITS, NU'TS AND CANDIES.
Apples.... .... .... .10 to .30 doz.; .40 to .60 peck
Oi d igne , Iozen .... .... .... .10, .20, .30 and .40
i tia iint., <own .... .... .... .... .... .15 and .20
('rape F'tit, en-h .... .... .... .... .07 1-2 to .10
.pe.. per lb. ............ .. .20 and .25
MuPaI-y b~iO ls, Pe dozen .... .... .... .... .20
'in -.y ('ranberries, per <uu -t .... .... .... .121-2
St i'andv, por 1) b .... .... .... .... .... .. .10
Bro-ken .l~l n'. per 11b .... .... . .. . .. .. . 121-2
1( 01n A n'e. per li .... .... .... .... . . . 12 1-2
P, 1 t nt., p r l1 .... .. .... .... .10 and .15
nn (' ty. pwr lb .... .... .... .... .. .20
h -( unIv. ner l .... .... .... .. .20 to .40
n sPi is , per 1b . ...1).. .12 1-2
- r lb .... .... .... .... .. . 12 1-2
'l. .... .... .... .... ......... .15
........ .... .... ..... ... .... .... .20
......... .... .... .... .10 4
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .510
\ ! lh .... .... . .... .. . .. .25
... ...... 23 to .25
. ..... .. ... ..... .20
h..... .... .... .25
:1 hk i .... .... .... .. . 20
0 0712. .10 .1n 121-2 IttL' ''
;I hd I~ arei
P. S.---)on't forget our Fancy Fruit Cakes
and Stone's Pound Cakes 10c each.
Fresh Every Day
DON'T FORGET TO ASK FOR
YOUR REBATE CHECKS
J. C. Shell & Co.
Telephone No. 183
Delayed shipment in Underwear has just ar
rived. We have re-ordered several times since the(
commencement of the season for these special
numbers that have been carried in stock and no
better value can be had anywhere. As the gift
season is at hand what more appropriate or lasting5
present can be given shan Table Linen. Notwith
standing the advanced quotations on these goods
you can secure here the same quality at former
prices. The floral deaigns in mercerized cotton, up
through the different grades of pure flax fibre un
til you reach the choicest designs in fine double
H-eavy Silk and Buirson Seamless Hosiery.
Just opened a bale of Table Qilcioth in solid
white and a range of fancy designs.
W. 6. WILSON & CO.
A Disordered Stomach
Is causted by food which has fermented. To avoid a spell of
sickness this impure matter should be dri 'ca out. You need
DR. M. A. SIMMONS
Vegetable Liver Medicine
It Purifies the Stomach and Bowels
It is a pure, wholesome medicine, made only of a choice selection of the
best of nature's herbal remedies for correcting disorders in the liver, stomach
and bowels. It is a fine cleansing medicine that acts mildly, yet it rids the
system of every particle of disease-breeding impurity. It relieves biliousness,
indigestion and constipation. Buy only the genuine in a lithographed tin box.
Look (or tho picturo of Dr. M. A. Simmons oni the front panel.
Ask for the Tin Box. Price 25 Cent.
C. \". SM MQM M P!DI'IMP C'., Poreolrenen S. tLlIS M4t.
SEVERAL DAYS FREEDOM
FORl GEO. W. TIDWELL
Famous Case ilii Likely Soon Drop
Froimi the Pulie View. Defendant
Did Not Perfect. Ills Last Aipeal.
Greenville, IDee. l:.-Unless George
W. Tid well places the necessary
amount in the hands of his attorney, or
the clerk of the court, with which
amount. to seek to have his appeal re
instated before the Supreme Court, he
will have to begin his sentence of sev
en years in the State penitentiary, for
the slaying of Emmet Walker, March
Jas. 11. Price, who represented Tid
well in both the first trial dnd also in
his second, after al appeal had been
sustained, stated that his client had
never perfected the appeal, nor made
the effort to do so. The cost of such
a move is considerable and the attor
ney did not feel like advancing tho
Ti'ldwell has 10 days from the dis
missal last week of his appeal before
lie Supreme court, in which time to
sulrreider himself to the county, Or
State authorities and to beginI hIs sen
tence of seven years in the peniten
tiary, and defendant having chosen to
he sent there rather than the county
If the defendant advances the sum
neerssary to carry the appeal through
Ihe Supreme Court, it is possible tha!
that tribunal will allow tie apieal to
heI re-instatedl herore it anI will thi
rn viw ihe :-eoonid trial anld paSs u1pon
ITideill1 i,, out um1iY ler bonld iln 1i1
-omIl of, S10'000 whi".h, w\ill be goo"
1:11ring the Iin days hel had from ti.
dimistil of tlie ca:1 ! ly il Siuren:
iur-i herai.-'i th appeal was not per
feelkil. .\t the end of, that, time, if' he(
hascz; nol volintarily slrrender.d. i-1
will bw arreitsted and carried to tl.
'il enti arty.
Ti - seeminglyI wvill bi' the rni' I
mry o the (onnliy. Ilhe 1acts het
N-ily- fam:liar to tH:0 avrrolunty
I wa- cat Oice norning of .\arch 12,
11:'. thlat Tiwlhired,4 a pulbile ;er-j
vice ait oilobile and driving" out o Ili
Carolina mill, where young Wlkir
wS a Pay-master, entered thle oilice
where tlie young m0anl was at work
antd aftr 1 short talk, shot Walker
Tidwell claimed that Walker had
been the ruin of his daughter and he
pleaded the unwritten law.
Tidwell was tried the following
spring and 'onvieted of manslaughter,
receiving a sentence of 12 years and
later this sentence was reduced by
former Governor Cole L. Blease. An
appeal was taken and sustained by the
Sulreio court. 'idwell was again
ilared on trial for his life and was
again convicted of manslaughter and
sinlltncled to serve sevent years.
As this was a ballable vase aftet the
coniviction of the jiury and setience of
the c"ert, idwell was admitted to
hall i' the sum of' $10,000 and has
been at libeity, pending the otcttoie
or the second tial i, ha ving return ed
o is home in ('linitoin and r'etuitrniig
to work. I Ie has been ouit du rintg the
icast sttmmter', ort sintice thle se'cond tial
an td wats in fact 1liberatedl earlletr when
thdi senltetnce was first r'educed by Gov
Illease. lie spient a year' ini the
(Gr(enville coutity jail, however, pend
lng thle outcome of the first appeal.
it is highly impilrobable that lhe will
perfect his a ppeal and will very prob
ably sooni begin h1is sentence in the
penittentiary.- -Greenville Xews.
('OLD)S NEED .\TTE''~NTlIO N,
Intitertnal troat and~ chest troubles
ptrodcle'' nfotlammt ion, iriitatlonl, sore
ness; or s welIinug antd uniiless ch'ecked
at onIce arme likely to) lad to seiouts
triou bit. ('augh t in timoe Dr)c. I lel l's
l'ine-Tar-l Ioney loosents lice chlegmi
acnd dlestrocys lice germis wich have
selltled Int the ticrcoa t or inc..;e. it is
soothintg andI healinig. i'inie is anis5eV
ie: honey Is soothI ing:- -hothI tethlert
hossess exeilet. tmiediino al uaities
for' figh ting ccldi germtis. Inisist on Dr'.
Bl'sI~ c 'ie-Tari -ilontey. 2.ie all d rug
Comec to its fotr you r ChrIit tmas
goods. We are shiowitig a sptlenid~i
assortmet.t and everyIlting i'ced
S. M. & E. HT. Wilkes & Co.
* POPL.UI SPRINOS NEWS, *
Poplar Springs, Dec. 13.-We are
hlaving some cold weather. It is be
ginning to look like winter time.
Mr. ,J. P. Sitmmonis went to Green
ville Saturday to attend the flaptist
Mr. Geor'ge Seibert and family have
moved into our comimunity. We are
glad to welcome them back.
Th'lere will be a box suppler' and~ at
few exercises at Poplar Springs school
house Thursday niighit, Dec. 23, All at'o
cordhIally Invited. Come andi ling
yourI purst w50 ell fill.
Al.~i ic. E. Sitmpson left Sunday for
C!harleston to attend11( the .\ason's
cir's. Alary I ur cgens an d Mt's. Hlohcei
South l antd chi ldrien havi e telturined
tt'otc vis~iting Mlrs. Soth's sister at
IN COTTON CROP
Only 11,161,000 Bales, Report Says. lin.
crement iII Value.
Washington, Dec. 10..--The 1915
cotton cry amounts to 5,338,588,000
pounds exclusive of linters and is
eq(uivalent to 11,161,000 500-pound
bales, the department of agriculture
announced today in its final estimate
of the season.
That is 2,300,000,000 pounds less
than last year's record crop. The
value of the lint this year, however,
is approximately -$78,000,000 more
than last year's great crop. Cotton
was being sold by farmers on Decemn
ber I at 11.3 cents a pound, while
last year on that date they were get
ting 6.8 cents a pound. At the higher
prices this year the crop is worth
$603,260,000, while last year's lint
was worth $525,324,000.
T-is year's crop of 11,161,000 bales
of 500 pounds, gross weight, com
pares with 16,134,930 bales 'last year,
14,156,486 bales In 1913 and 13,033,235
bales, the average total production,
exclusive of linters, for the five years,
The final official figures giving the
exact size of this year's crop will be
issued by the census bureau next
.\March when complete statistics from
the ginneries have been compiled.
The estimated production, exclusive
of' linters, by States, with coml par
Stat(s 191. 191.1 1909-1:3
V . . . . . 11.1,00) 25,222 20,538
N. C. . . . 708,000 9:10.63 1 808,1.51
8. C. . . . 1,,000 i,5:1:-1,S10 1.29.1,-122
C..: .... I900,00't 2,7 18.:7 2,081;,5!1N
'''. .... .i.0,000 81.25.5 1; 1
.\ h. .... 1,0.'m.0,0 1,17,37 i,:3 1.;7,79
.\ ; b-. . . !V10,1000 1, 2 .i,,:3 5 , .18 1,:22"
......|..0,00) -119, 0ra :;l0.7;,
T.. ... . . .:.I7.,0010 -,~,!2,l12: :,7:30,705r
2;uo , 11 1 ,73 1)777-,
rk- . . . .7 .0)0 M 1, ,170 8 f; 7.77, I
(...........V (13 1.7,852........
C,000 15.-015 13,7 1:1
.t10 1tink, a prety sleeping doll
wili Vlht Ilor (akl color, wavy hal, 01for
only 10 cents.
S. M. & Ill. 11. ViIml<EI. & CO.
APPEAL liY lEFAULTr
31an Con icted in &rcenville of Man
Slaughter 1ust Be Locked Up. Ap
peal Papers Were Not Filed With
Columbia, Dec. 9.--13ecause no at
torneys for the appellants apleare(I
and no appeal papers had been filed
when the ease was called the Supreme
Colirt this morning d ismllissed tihe ap
peal in the cases of A. W. Gosnell and
George W. Tidwell from r;i'cetnville
cointy ad1(1 a11imed the setitence of
the Green ill couit. Tid(Iwell iW undeA'
s1entene of sevent yea's for man
Siltailghter having beent convicted of
SILyIig R. Emminett Walker, a pr'omti
nent young white man of Gr'eenvillc
several years ago.
T1idwell was twice tied, having fir'st
been convicted of manslaughter and
sentencedi to iweive years andi this was
cut down to seven years by the then
Gover inor' llease. The Sutpreme Court
afterwards gave iim a new trial atnd
again lie was cotnvictedl and -etnced
to seven years ini th~e State 9ecniten
thary. An appleal was taken and i.e
was teleased on bond. No papers were
1Jled and( 3no lawyer' appearing jot hitm
when the case 'was (ailed befor'e th.
Sutpr'eme (:ourtt thIs moruinug thaL t. hody
On moltion of Assistantt Attorney Gun-i
et'al Fred 11. Diominick dhisni s:s"d thte
a ppeal and afilrmed( tihe sentence of the
lower C'our't. Tidwell will tnow have
to surrender himself andi begin serving
Confer'ts Wi1th Mannting.
Sheriff .1. Elmitor' Martini of (Chat'
lestotn reached C',iumzbia thi~s after
1n00n 03n thle Carollita Special and held
a conference wvitht Governtotr Manning.
Fotrmer' Chief D~uncant of the New
berry police fot'ce whlo has been ap
poitnted head of the contstabulary op
eratinig in Char'leston uinder Sheriff
Marlin passedl tht'outgh CXumbia to
day to begin his duites int thte City by
the Sea. lie succeeds W,. C. Cathcart
who assumed a position with the
Southern Rallway a few weeks ago.
Children's iron Wagons, strong and
well made, priced from 75 cents up.
5. M. & 1E. H. WILIES & Co.
Oyster Supper at MountvIlle.
On FrIday night, D~ec. 17th the La
dies School Improvemenit Association
of Mountvillo will futrnish an oyster
sutppert at the schoo0l building, to which
the public Is cordially invited. The
ladles promlise to spare nto p~aIns to see
that all are wvell served. The men whto
so kindly contr'ibulted to thle "Unle of
Cotton" funid 'will he~ givenl comli..i
mentary tiIcket s. Th'lere will be a shor1t
prtogtrammi e of ittutsic attd r'eeltations
flee. Siu Iperl wIll he served early for'
the l.enefi t of t hose who come front a
800 POUNDS lIEPAIING. MATE1i
Member American C
(Executive Ofices, C
Phone S. M. & E. I. Wilkes & Co.
. FREE EXAI
WEEK ' Lauren,
Win. Knabe & Co., Baltimore and
Ludden & Bates, Atlanta.
Parker-Gardner Co., Charlotte.
Walter D. Moses & Co., Richmond.
The above represent the
KNA BE, STEINWAY and
Schulz & Co., Chicago.
Weaver Co., York, Pa.
Hallet & Davis Co., Boston.
Williams & Co., Chicago.
Christman Co., New York.
Address a POSTA L (A 11.) to Ie, WIT I
and Nake 'XA)IINATION
How to Get Rid of
The oily sure way to get permuan
(lntly rid of either oily or dry dandruff
Is to reimve the condition. that. cause
It. and t~hoe ee thle hair. and scalp)
Inl a permianent, cleanl, healthly, vig
o0rous sate so dandruff will never re
tu11. Thls beats shailtoos or llead
washes whIch merely drive away dan
druttff for a few days at. most. The
Laurens Drug Co. and a number of
other letter drurgists tin thi1 vicinity
are now stron',ly $econmending a
harmless. Inexpensive and quick act
ing preparation called Parisian Sage
that they say Is guaranteed to act dI
rectly on the cause of dandruff and
which already has become known far
and wide as a safe and eilleien tre
imit which cannot possibly hju -e
hair or scal).
Ilore Is a test worth tiylng. Get a
package of P'arisii s .. hub a lit
Ile of it 11110 the scalp 1~v ith theIc finger
ti1)s and see for yours f how the dan
trlift disappearis, tile I air stops falling
out, the Ilching vanishes, and a new
and vigorously healthy appearance
coies over tile hair. (Good lookmng hal
Is half the battle in any man or wo
miatn1's piersonal apipearalce and noth
ing hu1rts the hair more tian (anirtiuff.
Try a litle l'arislan Sage and begin
at once to be rid of it.
COUGHS AND) (OLDIS ARE D)ANOEII
F'ew of us realize the danger of
Coughs andl Colds. We consIder them
c'ttommo anid hatrmlcss ailments. How
ever statIstics tell us every third pcer
son dies of a lung altment. D~anger'ous
lironchial and Lung diseases followv a
neoglectedl cold. As your' body strug
gles against coldl germs, no better aId
ennt be htad than Drt. King's New Dils
covery. Its merit has been testedh by
0o(d andt young. In use0 over' 415 yeai's.
Oet a bottle today. Avoid the t'isk of
'otgh Medlictne for Chtildrent.
Mrst'. Ibgh Cook, Scottsville, N. Y.,
says: "Aboutt five y'ears tago when we
wereO ltig Int ltnrbu~tt, N. Y., I d~oe
tored t wo of my childtren suffeting
fr'otim colds wi th Cpiatnborlaina's C'oughI
Remedy anid found/ it just. ats repre'
se'ntedl bi every way. It pr'ompitly
checked their coughIng and cured
theirm colds q ic (kert than anyi3thIingi I
iver'i sed."' Obtaina ble teerywh'lere.
State otf South Caredia,
Cotunty of Laurents,
IN PROIIAT0 COlURT.
.\rs. Lola lloyd, indivliually atnd as
Admtnistratrix of the estate of M.
C. lloyd, dlecased, P'laintlff,
a galns t
Virginia floyd et al, Defendants.
By vlt'teu of a dlecree of the Court Ia
this case, I will sell at pl)ilc outcrv
at Laurens C. HI., S. C., on .Salesday
In Janutary, 1916,; the 3rd day of the
months, during 'the legal hours, of
sale, all that p ece or tract of land,
lyIng and situia e In Lmurens co'iuty,
S. C., containilig one hundred andi
seven (107) allres, more or less arnd
bounded on t ie North by the Vance
land, on the IEast by lands of Mrs. M.
A. E~vans, on the South by land of Mrs.t
M. I. Bloyd and on the WVest by Sitm
mons Creek, separ'ating said lands
from the Witherspoon landls, beIng the
homestead tract of the said M. C. lloyd
Terms of sale: Cash. Purchaset' to
pay for papers and stanipa. If the
p~urchtaser falls to comply wIth the
terms of sale, the prometises to be r'e
siold en the same or sonmc subsequent
saleeday, otn the same terms an'l at
the rIsk of tihe for'mer put'chaiser
0. 0. TiIIOM PSON,
Dcc. 11, 1915S. .L. P. L.. C.
(both for ('on stipation.
('hambherlaini's Tablets ar'e excellent
for' 'ontiplat ion. TIlfey arc pleasaint
to take and mIld and gentle in effect.
IAL CARRIED ON ALL TRIPS.
guild of Piano Tuners
or Mail Name on Postal Card for
S C FOR A
- -oFEW DAYS
I X I
W31'. 0. I1ARNWELL,
lloie Oilce, Atlanta.
Alaterial Stock Ioom, Charlotte.
OS MADE OVER
I VOUlIt NAM-: ON I' anti 1 Nill call
an1d ESTl 31.1TI-:-l''l E
1t inie (if South a(2roil1111,
('4nn11.y of 11111uren1s.,
IN COURT'lT O1 CO.\AON PiPCOAS
10nterprise National ltank and Ilome
Truist Co., Plaint iffs
1I(ld W. Marit in, .lrs. Essle W. Ala'tin,
ct al, Deiendants.
Pursuant to a Decree of The Court
in the above stated case. I will sell at
puhlic outcry to the highest bidder, at
Laurens, C. II., S. C., on Salesday in
lanuary next, being Monday the 3rd
day of the month, during the legal
hours for such sales, the following de
scribed property, to wit:
All that certain lot, piece or parcel
if land situate, lying and being on Sil
ver street, in the City of Alurens,
Couity and State aforesaid, known as
Martin Stable lot, containing one half
ran acre, more or less, and bounded on
the North by lot of Al. .1. Owings, on
the E'ast by lands of Albert Dial, on
lihe South by lot of the En terprise Na
tional 1ank and store houtse and lot
of K. W. and Airs. 0ssic W. Martin and
on the West by Silver Street.
2. Also all these seplarate ots,
tracts, iieces or parcels of land sit
tiate inl said Couity and State, known
as lots Nas. 51, 52, 53, 5I, 10;, lot,
c(onveyed tW the said N. W. Martin by
S. It. Todd and more particularly de
icribed on the plat of survey and sti)
division of the property of S. it. Todd
made by 1I. II. Iluminbert, sutrveyo)r, ref
Lrence t hereunto being had. Said iots
fronting on l'erley Avenue in the City
Df haurens. -
:i. Also gli that. other tract, piece
ar Parcel qOf land lying, heing andl sit
nate in sa II County and State contalin
lng eidIi .en (18) acres, more or less,
on life )ili c road from Laurens to
.ladgte s Station by3 dlouble branches,
knoft as alrin's farm, bounded by
iam( of C. 13. lobo, Pratt Suber, T.' D.,
Lake and1( others,
Il. Also all that certaIn lot, pIece or~
pa rcel of land sit uate, lying and being
ina the City of Laurens, in said Countly
.11nd State, on the WVest side of Laurel
Rt reet, knowvn as thle residence lot of
10. W. and( Mtrs. 10ssie WV. Mart in andl
known as a part of the J1. M. Robert
son property and containing a frace
lloal part of an acre, and bounded Onl
he Nori th by lot of J1. Ii. Cununintghamn,
an tile East by ILautrel St reet, on thle
"0outh b.y lot of M. L. Nash andl on the
West by Silver street.
TJermis of Sn Ie: Ope-half cabh, bal
ace to be paid twelve months from
Iatec of sale; the credit portIon to be
secured by bond and( mortgage of the
pu1rehaser over' the saidI pr'emises,
bearing interest from (late at rate of 8
per~ cent, with leave to pulrchaser to
pay his entIre bid( in cash, Purchaser~
to pay for' p' era andI stamps. 10 lper
'tent attorneysa fee in ease of collec
ion or' suit. li the terms of sale are
riot comnplled wIth, the land to be re
sold on same or seome suibsequent
lalesday on same terms, at risk of
C. A, POWIDR,
C. C. C. P. and 0. S., Laurens, S. C.
D~ated, this D~ec. 13, 1915, 2l-St
Pitati For Letters of Adinnistration
Blate of South Carolina,
County of 'Imurens.
Bly 0. G. Thotnpson, Probate Judge:
Whereas A. M. Itamtage made suit to
moe, to grat him do bonls non Cumn
testameon Vannexo Letters of Adminis
t ration , the estate and effects of
i~lizabe j J. Taylor,
Thep aire therefore, to cite and ad
mon! 1 all andl singular the kindred
cind/creditors of the said Eilzabeth .
Ta/lor deceased, that they lbe and tap
pear before me, in the Court of Pro
bate, to 1)0 held at dLurens Court
hlouse, Laurens, 8. C.,, en the 29th
dlay of Decemnber, 1915, next, after
publication hereof, at 11 o'clock In the
for'enoon, to showv cause, if any they
have, why the said administr'atlon
should not lbe gi'anted.
Given under my hand thIs 14th day
if 'lDecember Anno~ D~ominit 1r,.
21..2t J n, L .Cn