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N. B. DIAL A. C. TODD
DIAL & TODD
Attorneys at Law
Enterprise Baniik liubidings,
Laurens, S. C.
PRACTICE IN ALL COURTS
Money to Loan on Real Estate-Lonv
Simpson, Cooper & Babb
Atorneys at Law.
Promlt Attention Given All Blusinesi
Will Practe. In all State Courts
Undertakers and Embalmers
Calls answered any hours, clay or night.
LAURENS, S. t.
The lloard of County ('omiiss;ionier.
of Laurens County will receive bids
for medical attention at the ('oint)
Poor louse and County Jail for the
year A. D. 1916, until 12 o'clock noon
of lhursday, the ;th day of January
next. Propositions are asked for both
by the visit, and by the year. All bids
to be in writing and to be deposited
with J. ). Mock, Clerk, on or before
the date above mentioned. Blids are
to cover regular medical attention and
such medicines as are usually carried
by the physician, other medicines to
ho furnished by the county.
H. B. HUMBERT,
Notice is hereby given that the an
nual meeting of the Board of County
Commissioners for Laurens county
will be held at Laurens Court Ilouse,
S. C., on Thursday the 6th day of .Jan
uary, A. D. 1916. All persons holding
claims of any kind against the county,
not previously filed, will tile same with
J. D. Mock, Clerk, on or before the
first day of .January, 1911, as reouired
21-It 1. i). .\03, Clerk.
ASSESSOR' NOTICE 1916.
The Auditor's ollice will be open
from the 1st of January to the 20th of
February, 191-> to make returns of all
personal property for taxation.
For the convenience of taxpayers
the Auditor or his deputy will attend
the following named places to receive
returns for said year to wit:
Craigs Store, Scu llietown township,
.Monday Jan. 17th, 9::;0 a. in. to 3 p. in.
S. W. Dean. Jacks township, Mon
day, Jan. 1 i, 9 a. im. to 4 p. in.
Renno, Jacks township, Monday, Jan.
17, 10 a. mt. to 3 p. in.
Clinton, lhinter township, Tuesday,
Jan . 18, 10 a. m. to 3:30 p. in.
Clinton mill, Hlunter township, Wed
nesday, Jan. 119, 10 a. in. to 2 p. in.
Lydia Mill, Hunter township, Thurs
day, Jan. 20, 10 a. in. to 2 p. in.
Goldville, Ilunter township, Friday,
Jan. 21, 9.30 a. in. to 2:30 p. in.
Mountville, Hunter township, Mon
day, Jan. 17, 9:30 a. in. to 3:30 p. m.
Cross Hill, Cross 1111 township,
Monday, Jan. 17, 9:30 a. in. to 3:30
Waterloo, Waterloo township, Mon
day, Jan. 17, 9:30 a. in. to 3:30 p. in.
Irvin L. Madden, Waterloo township
Tuesday, Jan. 18, 9:30 a. in. to 3 p. in.
Mt. Gallagher, Waterloo township,
Monday, Jan. 17, 9:30. a. m. to 12:30
Jno. WV. flecks, Sullivan township,
Monday, Jan. 17, 1:30 p. m., to 4 p. mn.
J. T. Pitts, Sullivan township, Tues
day, Jan. 18, 9:30 a. mn. to 12:30 p. m.
Princeton, Sullivan township, Tues
day, Jan. 18, I:30~p. mn. to 4 p. m.
Tumbling Shoals, Sullivan township,
Wednesday, Jan. 19, 9:30 a. mn. to 3:30
H1. B3. Mahon's Store, Dials township,
Monday, Jan. 17, 10 a. mn. to 1 p. in.
aD. D. Harris, Dials township, Mon
day, Jan, 17, 2 p. in.-to 4:30 p-, m.
V. A. White, Dials townshIp, Tues
day, Jan. 18, 9:30 a. in. to 12:30 p. mn.
Gray Court, Dials township, Tues
day, Jani. 18, 1:30 p. mn. to 4:30 p. mn.
Stewar't's Store, Youngs township,
Monday, Jan. 17, 9:30 a. in. to 4:30
Cook's Store, Youngs township,
Tuesday, .Ja n. 1 8, 10. a. mn. to 3:30i p. in.
Yoiings Store, Yoiings townshIp,
Wednesday, Jan. 19, 10 a. in. to 3:30
P'leasanut. Moun td, Youniigs town11ship,
Thursday, Jan. 30u, lo a. mn. to :3 p. mi.
Laniford, Yon g t ownsh~Iip, .\londay,
Or~a, Sc ii ltown tWIIowniip , Mondi~ay,
day, .Jan. IS, 9: 30 a. mi. to 2 p. mn.
P'lease iiake note' that the appoint
mnuts wvill be hlled jus-t as advertised
and to please come oit and( maitke re
turns. (One mlan usually makes the
whole roundi and sonmc may not uinder
standc the not ice this time, as I have
divided upi the territory in the sev
All malo citizens between the ages
of 21 and 60 years on the 1st of JTan
uary except those who aire incapable
of earning a support from being
maimed or from other causes, are
deemed polls, Confederate veterans
Also all male citizens b)etween the
ages of 18 andl~ 50 on the 1st (lay ol
January, 1917, are liable to a roadl tax
of $1.50 andl are irquiredt to make
theIr ireturn of same to the Auditor
during the time above specifled andl
shall pay to the County Treasuirer at
the same time other taxes are paid in
lieu of working the road.
All taxpayers are required to give
township and numbeir of school dils
trict; also state whether prioperty is
situated In town or eountiry. E'ach lot,
tract or' paircel of land must be en
After the 20th of February 50 per
cent penalty wIll be attached for fail
11re to make returns.
J. W. THOMPSON,
An Aching Back
Bearing Down Pains
Only suffering womanhood
knows what it means to strug
gle against the paralyzing in
fluence of these symptoms.
There Is household work that
must be done and only a weak,
nervous, discouraged woman
to do It. It is almost a hope
less prospect. No wonder these
poor women find life a dreary
burden. There is help at hand,
however, for those who will
Is a Woman's Medicine
It is as pleasant to take as the
juice of a sweet orange yet it per
} Corms wonders. It puts an end to
s suffering, builds up the nervous
t system, strengthens the appetite
and acts beneficially on women's
delicate organism, promoting reg
ularity. cheerfulness, a strong
vigorous body and clear, healthy
Sold by Druggists and Dealers
Price $1.00 Per Bottle
C. F.Simmons Medicine Co.
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI
C, t. Featherstone W. B. Knigh
FEATHEtSTONE & KNIGHT
Attorneys at Law
Laurens. S. C.
IIl Rin n ss Intrusted to Our ('arg
Will 1111n.e Prompt Uanl 'aref'ul .liten
Ofti'e oi er Palmetto flank
.Mr. Fea the 'rst one will siend \\'dnes
day of each week in I au rens.)
A Few Hours Real
Pleasure in the
light of the
makes reading and
sewing real pleas
ures these evenings.
The y~ gives a
steady ~i ht that
can't hd' the eyes.
It requires almost
no attention. Its
simplicity of design
makes it easy to
keep clean. You
don't have to re
move the shade to
light it-just lift the
gallery and touch a
match. Most conf
venfienlt - most
eflicient - most
Use Aladdin Security
Oil or Diamond White
Oil to obt/ain best resu/lts
in O01/Stoves, Lamps and
The Rayo is only one
of our many products
especially suitable for
use on the farm.
Standard Hand Separator
Mica Axle Grease
EuAreka H-arness Oil
Matchless Liquid Gloss
If your dlealer dloes not
carry them, write to
our nearest station.
STANDARD OIL COMPANY
WahIngton. D. C. Charloton, N.C
RIchmnnd, V/. Charleaton. 8. C.
JOE (a.NT JltOUTIIT
BACK TO THIS STATE
Negro Who Resisted Extradition for
Years In Penitentiary at Coluibia.
Went to Highest Court.
Columbia, January 1.-Joe 'Grant,
the negro who is wanted for the kill
ing of a white man at Johnston in
1906, and who has been resisting ex
tradition from Pennsylvania, was
brought to Columbia tonight under
heavy guard and lodged in the State
penitentiary. The negro arrived at
7:40 on a special passenger train,
which was running in the place of 31,
the Augusta Special, which was in a
wreck yesterday morning. Grant was
brought from Pennsylvania to Coltti
bin by Sheriff Swearingen, of Edgefleld
county. At the station he was met by
two guards and taken to the peniten
The fight to get the negro Grant
hack to this state has been waged for
several years. lie was accused of kill
ing a Mr. Mims at .Johnston in Edge
leld county, in 1906, and fled to Penn
sylvania. A reward was offered for
his capture and he was recognized by
a detective while working in a barber
shop in Philadelphia. After his ar
rest he interposed every legal obstacle
possible and fought extradition to
The governor of Pennsylvania,
Toner, honored the requisition papers
from the governor of South Carolina,
but an appeal was taken to the courts,
the case finally reaching the United
States Supreme Court. That tribunal,
as all others, upheld the requisition,
and then the new governor of Pennsyl
vania suddenly announced that he
would not honor the requisition. The
negro Grant, in his appeal to the Unit
ed States Supreme Court, made sensa
tional charges to the effect that he
could not get a fair trial in South
Carolina, o.-ing to race prejudice.
Aitorney General Peeples and Solici
tor Timmerman made several trips to
Pennsiylvania to get the negro, anad
had used every effort to this enl. Gov
ernor Manning took the matter up act
ively and in. a letter to Governor
i3ru'ubaugli set forth that Grant could
get a fair trial in this state and lie
called on the Pennsylvania governor
in the name of justice to surrender the
negro to the South Carolina authori
Nothing was known of the matter
again until Grant was brought here
tonight. lie was in the wreck of the
Augusta Special in Virginia Friday
night and his name as well as that of
Sheriff Swearingen, of Edgeield,
were sent out on the press reports as
among the number injured. Their in
juries are said to have been only
slight, however. Grant was very talk
ative when being brought from the
union station to the penitentiary and
mentioned his trip and the wreck. Ile
was well dressed, wore a neat look
ing brown suit, overcoat and hat
with black shoes, which were freshly
polished. le wore gold spectacles and
appeared to be in good health. ile
complained of being tired from his
Trhe governor's office refused to
make known anything regarding the
Gr'ant matter or what developments
had taken place which resulted in
bringing him back to this state. The
govornor of Penn:mAvania, icertainly
had to honor the requisition for the
sheriff of Edgefield to get the negro,
but his reasons for dloing so are not
Grant will be taken to IEdgefleld
and tried on an indictment charging
him wvith murder, the indictment hav
ing been returned against him several
years ago. It Is presumed that lhe
will lbe kept i the Ilenitent iary until
Court of General Sessions convenes at
Eil(ee ati Ilamnd.
niey re:nedies on thle nmrk'et tod:iy. butr
nonite well recotmmitended(' - -nn so11 5
lIniritns tecolmm tendedi asI lDlan0's K id
.I. W%. IiIldersoti, S. I Iartert St..
I .aur ten s. says: ".\y kjdneys wetre badt
Ily diso50rderedl and~ I si~ ifered' from Patin
ini the small of my ineck. I felt neri
votis andt out of sorts. jMy k idneys niet
edi too frequently at f imes, then again
the secretions 1\tre lcanty and paini
ful in piassage. I at dull pa ins in the
toip of my head an he kidney secre
tions dlepositedI edT nit. I got iDoan's
Kidney Pills at the Laaurenus Drug Co.
itdt one box fixed me up In fine shape."
Price 50c, at all dlealers. Don't
simply ask for a kidney remedy---gei
D~onn's id ~ney Pills-the same that
.\tr. ieniderson had. Foster-M I ibur'n
Co., Props., hhuffalo, N. Y.
rTe Habit of Takitng ('olud.
With tmany peole taking cold is a
habit, but fortunately one thant is easi
ly br'oken. Take a ('old sponge bath
every motrning when yout first get omit
of bed--niot ice coldl, butt a temiper'atutre
of abouit 90 degtrees F. Also sleep with
your window upi. D~o this and you wvill
seldomt take cold. Whten yoit (10 take
cold take Chamberlain's Cough Rieme
dy and get rid of it as qluickly as pos
sible. Obtainable everywhere.
Chamberlain's C'ough Ilemhedy Most
SAYS 69 LYNCHED
BY MOBS LAST YEAIR
Head of Division of Records at Tuske.
gee Makes Annual Comp ation for
Tuskegee, Ala., January 1.-An an
nual record of all lynchings in the
United States has been furnished by
Monroe N. Work, head of the division
of records and researches of the Tusr
kegee Institute, who aided Dr. Wash
ington to compile these records for the
past several years.
According to this record there have
been during the year 69 lynchings, 55
negroes and 14 whites. This is six
more negroes and eleven more whites
than were put to death by mobs in
1911, when the record was forty-nine
negroes and three whites. Included
in the record are three women. In at
least four instances it later developed
that the persons put to death were
innocent of the offence charged.
tighteen, or more than one-fourth of
the total lynchings, occurred in the
State of Georgia.
Only eleven, ten negroes and one
white, of those put to death, or fifteen
per cent of the total, were charged
with rape. Other offences and num
ber lynched for were: Murder 17, five
whites and twelve negroes; killing ofil
cers of the law, 9, three whites and six
negroes; wounding oflicers of the law,
3; clubbing offlicer of the law, a fan
ily of four, father, son and two daugh
ter s; poisoning mules 3; stealing hogs
2, white; disregarding warnings of
night raiders 2, white; insulting wo
men, 3; entering women's rooms, 2;
wounding a lman, 2; stealing meat, 1;
burglary, 2; robbery, 11; looting, 1;
stealing cotton, 1; charged with steal
ing a cow, I ; furnishing ammunition
to a man resisting arrest, 2; beating
wife and child 1, white; charged with
being accessory to burning barn, 1.
Lynchings occurred in the following
States: A;labama, 9, Arkansas 5, Flor
ida 5, Georgi, IS, Illinois 1, Kientucky
5, Louisiana 2, Mlississippi 9, Missour i
2, Ohio 1, Oklahoma '', South ('arolina
1, Tennessee 2, 'Texas , Virginia 1.
If You Have Catarrh
lireathe 1yotel F4u' 'T'imes a Day
and Watch lesuits. liaves Prompt
The pleasantest, most convenient
and most scientitic method for the
treatment of catarrh is Ilyomei. Sim
ply put a few drops of Ilyomei in the
inhaler that comes with every com
plete package and then breathe its air
for a few minutes, 'our times a day.
It seems remarkable that so simple
a way of treating catarrh will effect
such quick relief, but the most import
ant discoveries of scie'ce have always
been the sipilest. 13 breathing HIyo
mei in this, way eve y particle of air
that enters the all' passages of the
thr ioat and lHead at d goes into the
lungs is charged ith a healing bal
sam that kills the oes and bacilli of
catarrh and sootles and allays all irri
The first day's use of ilyomel will
show an improvement and in a short
time there should be no further trou
ble from catarrh. Its action is rapid
You take no rIsk In bulylng Hyomel.
A conmplete outfit is inexpensiv'e but
if after using you can say that. It has
not helped you the Laurens Drug Co.
wvill return your money. What other
treatment for catarrh is sold under a
gnlaantee lIke this? .
ON . HIONEYMOONElIS
Country Folk There. Most of the VIM!
tors Riesidents of District Surroulnd
ing Hot Springs.
Hot Springs, Va., ,Jan. 1.-President
Wilson hlcd his first ofmelal New
Year's r'ecep~tion thIs evening in the
lobby of the hotel here, where lie and
Mrs. Wilson are spending their honey
miooni. lie shook hands withi about F.00
persons anid later was host at a public
The line' of ('allers, mostly country
ele(il fi'omi a r'adliumii of 30) miles
abhoul I lot Spriings, was receivedl by
the p residentI and .\irs. Wilson as they
stoodl be foe a tirEpilac(e neal' the 110tel
entIrancle. M\r. Wilson greeted each
('ordially and smilingly introdullcedl Is
bride, wholi was gow ned in hilue G(eor
g't to crepe, wIth bulen lace sleeves ando
ao high collar.
.\ i'. and( .\irs. Willsoni took a long
muotor' r'ide and a threec mIle walk to
day' after a r'alnstorm had dri'lven t hem
from the golf lInks, 'They motored
to Warm Spings, Vai., andl returned
by a circeuitouis rouite, alIghting at
liealing Springs, thrce miles away,
and walking the remainder of the
Inftormat ion i'egar'ding the sitluationi
wvith Austria wvas forwvarded to the
Prlesident by Secretar'y Lansing today
but Its natuire was not disclosedI. Mr'.
Wilson would not comment on the
possible e'ffec't of the inakinag of the
The peiodical 1)ains1 and mental deC
pression from whbichi women suffer can
be0 avertedl by taking a little of DR.
SIMMiON'S SQirAW VINI WINI at
the expleetedl tinme. It tones up the sys
tem, strengthens the organs involved
in the trouble, shortens the painful
period and promotes the speedy recov
ery of normal health. Price $1.00 per
bottle. nold by all rdrnugits,
W E take this method to
express to our custo
mers our appreciation for
their patronage during the
year now gone and we
hope by renewed effort to
merit a continuance of the
Wishing all a happy
and prosperous New Year.
TW. G. WILSON & CO.
An Old Kentucky Home
Since I Began
I Weigh 120
Pounds for the
First Time in
My Life. My
was 102 lbs. My
Mother who is
76 Years Old
Had Grown so
Weak She could scarcely walk.
She also took Peruna and is flesh
ier and looking well.
The above splendid woman Is Mrs. Rattle Iamlton, of 918 Glen Ave., l.atonla Ky.
She recommends Peruna to all housewives. Address The Peruna Co., of Columbus.
Ohio, for a free copy of the "Ills of Life."
,a a Na//ona/ Bank.
Let US take care ofyour m~oney
and as such we of fer additional security and strength,
together with renewed efforts for courtesy and sea
sonable favors to our customers. We respectfully
solicit your account;
STRENGTH, SECURITY, CONSERVATISM
Make OUR Bank YOUR Bank.
Enterprise National Bank of Laurens
N. B. DIAL, Pres. C. H. ROPER, Gashier
^ilvu'A'H. S. BLACKWELL
Rooms 205-207 Masonic Tenmple Atorey at L..w
Postofilco BOX 685 Promnpt attentfNI0 von to aln businegg,
GJreenvllle, S. (C. Money to ,Joa on Real Estate
Propmt attenio given all business. 00e Phon, 360 /Residenco Phone 95,