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LAUR;ENS, S. ('., MAY 21, 1916.
When the Carolina Rapid Transit
line is completed we can all say that
"Bill" Gray was respousibe for Lau
rens being on it.
,1udging from the advance notices
and the welcome extended by the York
p0o)le, the l'ress meeting this year
is going to be one of the most en
joyable in years.
The only thing we hate about the
1Te;ss gatheringt here in .ltune is that
the editor of this paper is not a mil
li naire. York News. Never mind,
&I boy, ut')oIf tihe Imone'y. It's the
spirit thal coilts and no one is w\or
n :thout inyt inell: that Muoney cGo)hl
hn':. It is sufficient to know that "tie
gat:g" Will t'e welcome.
O' til n" tlle.se railroad builders
can put down in their pipes and smoke:
iI 1(1 ' is goIing to be any railroa(i
built. Laurlen. is going to be rellre
sented at the show down. I.ai nI V s
hias gone after some things in the past.
few years that she has not gotten, but
it h 1.0t Ie'In teca se she f-tiled to
m~eet thie ;1nanci-il ret'(lirement.
'ihe fire departmn tlt is to h) con
giatiulialh l oi n t eiCieintl work it 11as
e CI th 'l ipa' I.:. It is tart'. 1l:i
l: to b.noted lt hAt the lep~:tritment is
it :l; iii.. ia 0: ra u to good
adori;l' .n :nl btlaze., 1:4)15 av'oId
ing : u h tif .':e \' eter d!:nu.ge that \v..
hlave 1:a reiousl y.
('0 :1\ ' n, or aor .:I liti a r -
('r of thll' ( t,1 m o nl : . i Ih de le
gates w t1e ill i mi 1::'rit'. t. \.
(o('(o4 h l! a * n':i;. fiollowaing ill
(,.,.- !;'ni'n 31;h at e in w ithl the
.K a lil. de. ..t. on Ilh' <tlestions
that eume u lp. It) apimrtionment of
honors, however, Hie '\annling machine
made no r(:coitiiot oif the Cooper ele
ment but stuc close to its own colors.
We do not thIiik that the Coope'r fol
owr Is expcCted anything more gl'a'e
fuil l m the other side, but it "har
msay" was the object in making the
Clection of the eight. delegates at large
to t. I.oui0-. t:r !overnt)r stands in
sore need'( of somne harmllo:izers.
program U! Ievra day14 aio, whereIt4in e
said he wvouhld vtt a12inst theO RIvers
th::t it and .irge : 12p i in
a 1C-t24!?lm - h't i a rc(.-: i tr~ion'
allgracrltt n. $C I ,II j ~ .d ii, b lt m s
tae r111!I re l Ct', 14d ja lt y \\lSI (' ii ]ld
an~ fa-ieeinl le -t in a'r pre.n t
diksrau g rable tl Olt~' thesrto
lsenfors an epe.etat i es conmrels
hoe''on forIlrglca apprp oriat ions. if
tIhe st nda gree Ofor epesites buih
liny an neelt yier hasroe. t
baes a grkedat dal ofnoae 1hiabtys
to "gthsandtheg romsure overn
hmet,'ithr ag loca-llappopations.a
Th stranardt o an 0reprefsentative'saef
f ligny The recn.ors thas comaest
for markedlost haloe stby is eaiet
bee "getlsmofng what the gvern-t
forntheitr tra postate, afder an
at uray roue (rtnone o thi housny
It has b~eenl a miserable spuectacle, this
constant grabbingi, hut th le people1 have
demanded it from their replresenta
tives while berating congress in geun
oral and crying aloudl for lower taxes.
Republilcans andt Demtiocrts are t
alike guilty in th Is '"pork hartrel"' bu1si
ness, thouigh the Rtepubliceans (101ight
in pointIng the accusIng flnger at us.
'The great waste of the~ tnation's money
is at last being brought home to us by
the needi of it for r'eal pteparedness.
Reopublicans, wvhen1 in p~ower, were
notorious filchiers of ithe t reutsur y
and 111011 peion511 bills make our
public building appropriations look
liko.,a more bagatelle in Complar'ison.
Jt's tiine for all of this reckless ex
pedditure of money to 'Itop and Sena
toi' Tillmnan hais come onut in the lead
to ston It.
FROM THE COUNTY
(Continued from Page One.)
cake were served. Each little guest
returned home wearing a white rose
bud as a reminder of the delightful
fun and social enjoyment of the occa
Mr. James Guthrie came home from
Wofford ten days ago suffering from
appendicitis. After remaining at
home a few (lays he was carried back
to the city hospital of Spartanburg for
a surgical operation. 'T'ie operation
is reported successful and the patient
is doing well.
A school picnic which marked the
closing of a successful year in the Nit.
Pleasant school, taught by Miss Ethel
McDaniel, was held at that place last
Saturday. Col. J. ii. Wharton was the
invited speaker and performed his
task in his usual lively and pleasing
style. Several others were called on
and responded in short, pithy talks.
These were S. H. Goggans, Farm Dem
onstrator Moore, .Tohn Hlunter, 1Ross 1).
Young and W. P. Culbertson. The din
ner was of just such splendid quality
and great abundance as the good la
dies of that section are accustomed to
prepare. In tile afternoot we were
instructively entertain d wish recita
Stons by \l iss Pohente Latimer and a
declamation by Mr. lenry Duncan.
It was an ideal day and everyone
present enjoyed the occasion immense
1V. We heard many words of praise
for Miss iEthel McDaniel and the work
she has accomplished during the
year. To the delight of all patrons it
a:. anno:iii e I that she hal accepted
the work for another year. Col. W\'har
ton was at his best and for one hour
he di.scus.led the importance of rural
:chlstiitS in a manner that held the at
teP tion of his audience.
The Sunieiam of the Hantl ti. l church
led by Miss Annie Rudd Ieldi their an
naal excrcises on second Sunday
lo:-li:nf. ''he progran, made pll of
read iags, e('itIatiols, song, ec., was
wi ly selected and well rendloredl.
::i wi.nu the Ithero;!uh Ira inn w1hich
the icib en1 have received in IIh!
G r a y ' C U N 1 1 C o u r t . l i t . : , .3 ! a y '.: '. 1 0 l dd i e '
Oh I 'ichul St h oli ( lo:ed S.t: lrday with
a jit nie. whicl wa.; enjoyed by ;t
hirge (rowd. ltov. II. I,. llaigeult tf
clay ('aurt, rmad' an exceclln 1ddlre:;:
tin "I o Cir l iizen:'hip". .\ hall 5:ame1
was latyed inl11 the afiernoont l.,tw een
ti' It. 0. P. and Ora. Ui. O. F. won.
.lis;s lattie Ste'l, our 4':licient
teacher, hi as retre l'iid to ier houme at
Mrs. S.in lire s s;;nilt Salral.\
night with her mother, Mrs. .1. H.
ir. Lin ni ( lill and sister, Miss
Sallie, were the guests at Mr. T. W.
('annady's Slturday night.
Mr. A. W. lthotles and family spent
Sunday with iMr. and Mrs. .1ln burns.
.\ (. an(d \lrs. ihdd Sherbert. had as
tiheir guests Sunhay Mr. and lrMs. ib n
SIchee t and~ .\lr. .l("-s Chet.k and f'am
ir. ~Tom I toll i amul d:muh tmr. \lb-s
L'mly. s nii the weik-enid with Mr.
I 'Cianl tlllis and 'amzily.
iM.laus Boydt c loli.4 n dGd
int idsi ntiur Iday. uadywmt r
T'uesday night with his mothera Mm's.
Purh. Owile na'Ow. s
M.\s 'an Mr'.N..iGart spent tl'
tinrda nigh t a nd mi FundayI wh. .\lnr.
Mr. ite nd .\lord f (1. I gnc oi le sen
Tusdy iIt with Mr.anMr..
A.iddle neay .r.. w ns fM'i
.\ tliss't h Cla afe ias spn Satur-~liil
dayiiiinightni ast Sundaith .\is Caii
Q'itjdale atiodlfi ongpope.n
.ie a lan arty falihy hame dof
ani. s1en t\.Iidle uday ihtefniht.o
MonMy2U. A. Nasho en
('mighmpt. we and Mir J .Iliierts an
Mrn iheira asth srolGer Surday
night anld Sunday with the family of
A. .J. Suill ivan at Sinmpsonville.
hBaggott of Graf our't, filled his regu
tat' appointment at Langston church
Miss Mattie Sloaii left Monday for
extended visit to relatives in Missis
Miss Lillie Peter'soti is visiting tier
sister, Miss Lydle, in Spat'tanbutrg.
Mr'. and Mi's. Fnimain Poole spentt
Suiiday witht Mi'. and Mt's. 'T. P. Poole
Miss Lila Clark retulrned 11011e Monl
(lay aftei' a visit to hot' sister', Mr's. .
A. Siioak In Camnei'on.
Misses Lois and Vasqhti Sander's,
from neat' Cross Anchor are visiting
their gi'andmother, Mrs. Mattie San
SULPHUR SPRING NEWS.
Sulphur Spring, May 22.-After a
lapse of somo time we will again try
to give you some of the happenings of
our community. '1'hough humble, we
are always glad to communicate with
the dear old Advertiser.
It was our good fortune to attend
the closing exercises of the alt. Pleas
ant school on the 20th, and to hear
the speeches of Capt. Goggans, Col. .1.
H. Wharton, Messrs \V. P. Culbertson,
J. D. Hunter, and Ross Young along
educalional 'ines, not -politics, and
especially Mr. Hunter who has moved
off, but said his heart was with us
in school work and we need never be
afraid to vote any amount of taxes on
his property in this district as he was
only too glad to contribute to the good
of any school and especially Mt. Pleas
ant, where he had spent six years of
the best of his life as teacher. We
also had soine recitations from the
pupils of the school and Miss Latimer
of the Oakville school, all of which
were very good, especially Miss Lati
We also had the pleasure of meet
ing our friends Messrs 11. A. Wharton
.1ud Langston, F. 11. Baldwin and farm
demonstrator Moore, and others.
Dinner-well all who came to Mt.
Pleasant know how the good ladies
can prepare a feast. There was no
speaking after dinner.
Mr. J. W. Cannon was a business
visitor in town Saturday.
Mr. T. R. Riddle, formerly of this
place but now of Florida, is up on a
visit to homefolks. Mr. Riddle, while
a veterans of the War Between tIhe
States, is hale and hearty and is al
waya a welcome visitor in our midst.
Me. W. (1. Martin visited in (Ireen
ville several diays last week.
Mir. Oisy 'Teagane and family of Mt.
l'leasanat vistleid his mother. Mrs, (. W.
L. 'eague Saturday night and Sunday.
Mi. liennctt. Ilawkins of I)te West
visited homefolks the latter part of
Dry, diry atd no sitands of anythinl,
and if it don't soot rim We farmer.
. ili sure nalke a dtmoist il woit ih
out the aid 'I l'rof'ssor OOre.
Alr. 1. b M on Ilnd little grand
chihidtrm la;u:unis nocl . w S x n
visit'l Il:'ir co(5sin. Mr. . Saxon
of Italaitn tih latter part oi Ia.;! week.
Card] of TIhani a.
1:-:. .1. .('. lial m < ibi4rehn w\i::h to
th n- 1 theiir man i n:.for th. kinl
:n s :l :\ mIa!.y sh;owin them.: Sand
the li-ti fn'l 110's ol'ierings int Ihe
si ii (lio:th of tior ihn haiind
Dr",.1 11 .im i o i reac~h.
Dr. A. T. Jamison. SuperinIenlent
of the Connie Maxwell Orpihanage, is
exiuc'eted to plrc at the mtornintg and
evielning servive; at the First. Iaptist
ilhureh next Sunditiy. 'iThe se.rvii'is hue
Ing at 11 anil S:::0 o'clock r(specti e
In order th'it the t y 'ounnell each
pre~imre ;a t or t in' u al statenwnt.
ihey r'esec(ttfuljy' request that all uni
pail eti as of ne'ronnt. aigainst Ite
ho itemized and1( tiled with Ith Clo ity
Clerk at on1ce.
J. C. Owings, Mlayor.
Ho Stayed Away.
A )))1 it pniti ntre's wh Vi was 4d1iseniss,
ing I th StltI'iin inilIittn4e ofi driess
"I1 know,'' she sail, '"of only one' Ce.
I (nsion where'( (ress walsn't the most
imptlotnt ting ofI tall. It Wats some1
yetar's algo at ai Sara'togai hotel. nitll we
had atrranugedl, ti(('' cet in snitt set of' uts,
to havi e a disit ity 1'Stnnrtlt ball1 aifter
thte trlnees. 'lThere wats an Emigiishmtian
at the htotel-onte of' thIose Ettglhihment
who11 dont't kniow theirlt lphi(.e-Iand thet
minitg or thet 111 blt h'R tinme to me and'I l
"'I htear there's n ball tontight. Isn't
it Jolly? Hut, I say3. is funiey dress de
" 'No, Lord Lachton,' said I; 'fancy
dress is not (10 r'hgnenr, but an invita
tion is.' "-Washiintgton Post.
The Expert Witness.
Mr. Justice Seruttoni's criticism of
handwriting experts ini a recent case
recalls a story of Iawvklins cross exam
ininig an expert. IIe handed tihe man
three sheets of paper on which were
three signatures. "Were these written
by the name man anid at the same
time?" he asked. "Certainly not," the
witness declared. "Odd," said Ilaw.
kins, "for I wrote themn myself at this
desk with this 1)en and not half as
hour ago."-Londoni Standard.
"Why did you give up your last po
"1 didn't give it up, sir. I was
"Oh, in that case take otT yotir hat
anid coat anid go to work. We can use
a man as honest as you." - Detroit
"I tell you, y'oungf man, we need
brains in tils business."
"Your business shows it, sir. That's
why I'm offering you mine."-Halti
Her Color Scheme.
"11er face Is her fortunle."
"Buit you can't draw on that."
"Whly? She paints on it."-Rlichmond
Card of Thanks.
We wish to thank our many friends
and faithful physician for the kind
nesses shown during the suffering and
death of our beloved little darling,
whom God saw fit to receive unto
Himself. May His richest blessings
be poured out on eagh and every one
without weasure is our prayer.
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Burdette.
We wish to thank our friends and
the faithful physician for their un
tiring efforts and kindnesses shown
during the illness and death of our
devoted fhther. May God pour forth
Ills richest blessing on each and cv
without measure is our prayer.
Notlee of SchedtAe Changes.
The Columbia, Newberry & Laurens
IRailroad. announces changes in sched
ules will be made, effective Sunday,
May 2Sth, 1916.
Train No. 50 (Sunday only) due to
leave Columbia 8:00 A. M. will be dis
Train No. Si (Sunday only) due to
leave Laurens 4:30 P. M., will be (is
Train No. 52, ( ally) will leave 'Co
lumbia, Union Station, 11:15 A. M.
Leave (Gervais Street. 11:25 A. M.,
leave Newberry 1:00 P. \I., leave Clin
ton I:52 P. .I., n"rive Laurens 2:15
This train will continue to Connect
with Seaboard Air Line at Clinton for
Atlanbi and ilte C. & W. C. at Laurens
Train No. 53 (Daily) will leave Lau
rens 2:25 . M., connection with C. &.
W. C. from Auousta and G'reenwood.
'eave 'liniton 2:-48 P. M., leave New
lerry :,::. 1'. \1., arrive Columbia, (6er
vais st.. :15 P. Jl.. and Columbia
l'nion Station 5:20 P. M.
'I'lie above schecltles subject to
('h:tur.es wvithiout notice.
' ':. A. T.': 111 ER:1,
1 "t ('ommerelal Agent.
A Symbol of Health.
The Pytitagorlans of Ancient Greece
ate simpl , food, praeliced telmnpe'ir 'ice
aud purity. As a badge they use. the
five pointed star which they re'ar-ei
a sy1bol of health. A red live
p1oit ed star apn ars on easC piackage
of h'ltamberlain's 'T'ablets, and still ful
fills is anieent tission as a syibliol of
heaith. It you are troubled with in
dig.estionl, biliousnes~s or constipation,
."el a packlago of 11he0' lablets. from
your dirug.i. You w.ill be surprised
at ti1.' (Iui'ck relieft hi' they afford,
9' 'dI,;'n, CIper & Rabb
A..y t :eW.
1ii l'rac:eeA int all State Courta
'romtbt Atition Given All Ilusiness
Undertakers and Embalmers
Calls answered any hours, day or night,
LAURENS S. C.,
$ * $ * $ * $ * $ * $ * $ * $
SiECIAL NOTICES. $
$* $* $ * $ * a * t
Ittudder- --.\nybody((1 iiedting fodder,
I' or SaIe-*-- A fecw inmilh cows, A .No.
Onhe. See .t. I''. tinarney, I 4nuirenis, 8.
lIiani II I muik stock ot any1) kind
and Iliturens lotlon .\ili stock. See
I. .\l. ( Wo tf. ues. Ap.l t. W. --:
iWo.nte -rn Well of oeod ral mIlutu
ledreafor stle, $1ring perc and gel
Writedot'iee .losle C. Sithlate lo-o
Asti C tret narth pu l-5suare
i or Sale ---Welredn i nleahllondr
frm at givng dollarst a paor. l. t
belt C. see JohC. Smith, Wateloo,
chinery Co. 39-ti
CHICHESTER S PILLS
P'lus In tned ard oold scnutlic
.hmes, sealedt whn Blue Rilton.
Ta gke no othe ,.V
c., n"A~o~ un'ANn ILLM,. for hd
yearsknownes lt, Safest, Always iReliabIe
SOLD BY DRUGGISTS EVERYHERE
L1AIUitENS DitUO STOlRE.
C'itatlin For Letters of Adlminlisratlo,
State of South Caroina,
County of JiLtaurenS.
By 0. (1. iThomp)son, Probate .Judge:
Whereas Sallie A. Snellgrovo mnadI
suit to tme, to grant heri Letters of Ad.
inistrcation of the Estate and effects
of I'. C, Snellgr'ove.
Tihese ar~e ther'efore, to cite andi ad
mnonish all and singular the kindref
and creditors of the said 'C. C. Snelh
gr'ove deceasedi, that they be and ap
pear befor'e me, in the Court of Pro
bate, to be0 held at Laurens Coui
flouse, Laurens, S. C., on the 31st dayl
of May, 1916 next, after putblcattot
her'eof, at 11 o'clock in the forenoon
to show cause, If any they have wh3~
the said Administration should not b<
(liven uinder my hand thuIs 16th daj
of May, Anno Domini 1916.
0. 0. THOMPSON,
4'-t.2 ., P . r
For the Benefit of Thusands
Turned Away Before.
GRAND OPERA HOUSE
Greenville, South Carolina,
MATINEES TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY
D. W. Griffith's 8th Wonder
of the World
The Colossal Achievement of the Age.
THE BIRTH OF
5000 Sam 3C00 Hvr~ms
803jt0 Po%.(. Cost 3300,(000
- t Tra -..
( \ - [ l . I i . c,
8"00 ,r'5c,-?t o. G for w ite
At the IDLE HOUR
" he an rail"
Story of "'The Ma Trail." place with a rival conceirn. lie and
The story of the play evolves his men constantly interfore with Pea
around John Peabody, an athletic Lody, whlo succeeds to the foreman
young man, who tires or city lire and~ sh Ip, in the hope of' making him for
goes to his uncle's logging camp in felt the right to a certain timber
search of adventure, and to prove tract, as the contract calls for a time
himself. HIis uncle, "Wolf John," a limit in clearing I away,
rough giant of a man, thinks his Peabody foils him at every turn,
nephew an effeminate youth and re- andl, goadecd Into a fury, Hart stalks
gie i o.i(fses to recognize hinm, although he Peabody in an at tempt to kill him.
iei hc a on manwis. l i 4Vis wouned in a gun battle be
cohnth e t yon an liate m-r ee the two factions, but Hart is
her sawing cotstadl tersbdueni drliven away. Later the two meet
a crowd( of lumberjacks engaged in face to face andi then comes the hat
a dIrunken brawl, the uncle annoutnces tie to the decathi. Peabody proves the
lie will make him a partner in the Ibetter man, and slays the man who
Im I l. boasted ho would kill him on sight.
Peabody fails in love wvithi Delle, the; The camp troub~les finally are over,
adopted daughter of "WVolf John"' and Peabody has proved' to hIs unclo
"Bull" Bait, foreman of the camp, al- he is a real muan. IHe wvins to theo
so is in love with her, Hie is the partner'ship, andl Belle confesses her
crude, unscrup~ulous typo of the back- Ilove for him.
woods and hatea Peabody with all his "The Man Trail" will be seen at the
soul because the girl favors him. Bart IIdle liour Theatre On next Monday,
quits the lumnber camp n ake ank a islo .. an.0cns