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PUT'' UNDER IIOND
Bruce Arrested on Clarge of 'tealing
County Funds. Experts are at Work.
Dillon, May 22.-With C. C. Bruce,
auditor of Dillon county, under bond
oil i warrant charging n isappropl'ria
tion of the county's funds and with
the grand jury continuing an investi
gatlon through a firmn of expert. ac
(o0untants, lillon cotirt house ciles.
and indIi'eed a considerale portion of
1te people of the comlilllnity, are slir
redto th)Ill centre. l'endling they c'om
phttion of the audit. the grand jury
refuses to give out anything, iruee
has sent his rtsesinalton as auditor to
On \'ednesday, thle grand jury of
I iln County i:et for the purpose of
(elnsidering a preliminary report. of
.l alcollmi & i rad(iy. expert accouna
aits and auditors, who have for soie'
ti:14 been auditing the hooks of all
the colnlty otlicials. .\s a reslit of
Ihe partial re'1ort and other evidtence
obtained by the grand jury a warrant
was sworn out and ..srad for C. (
IBruce, county auditor, charging him
wthh' unlawfully, wilfubly and felon
iously taking and stealing and appro
priating to his own use on littne ti.
1913, a stun approximating $125 and
oil other days before and since the
:,um of $1.00.
The wvar irant was isuel early in the
afterlnooIl and was given hi the sheriff
to serve. I" or some tim liriee ecouild
not hi located. Late in the evening
he appeared and gave himself ti) to
the sherif', in whose custody he re
m:iined untit the following day. When
he Was taklen by the sherifi to lriendl
and relatives in the upper e..n. of Ilhe
cotluty, and gave bond in the m11111 of
$5,0(1 fir apptiearainte al the Septem
her lelrni rof court.
rtce sent his resignation to the
Silernor (n T huirsday morning.
Thue4 :i:rnd .i::'y will not give out
1 :'l : nti l i1 it has gone flurtlhel' into
Il ir, :aa ;:ven the aveiat:nts
1i::-- to ini;h their work , which is
<miy abou t hall' tmi wle d. .\ de a'l
ed audit is be1inl Iliad'' and total: I r
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W1a-. Pile~d for robate ' esterday' by
. t:sx cuttr:. .Mai e in 'ear :)11l.
\n !. so . M y S. The will of the,
I;a' .! eh'i: \\. .\::bley ast yesterd-e.
tiled fo r probiate in the ollihe of the
prol atu' .i'tlge, by tihe er'xeeut rs .\lesr.'i
.1. .\sh y, .toe .l. I. . liley and Jas.
N. l'cdari:ai. .\11 the pro imlrty is left
to his wvte, .Alrs. lhablaly C. .\shley.
and it has ieen ii tiillat'd that this is
wev(rib ablout $::.,000t. 1)u1rin g his life
1im 11.\r. .\shlcy gave to his children
nt imT : Hi c ike -..(0 I acres of laud.
I'!e idollow i'ig is aL copy:
('opy of' (it Will.
State o;' St h a1 a tiolina,
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arlent il ti reer o . S.Hrir
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.a.\' r'equrtan tof tsting wat
willand direct lihat hey hleyt.e
uired and ie aly byn the oteso-,
Josrity or theaihfu prormaesnce o
thein huijes ieaiia i iqls
Ltllin uilnes Werieof hereuntoei (10
h9rento this my11 las wtS wn esta
thentl inte aoeen ione. .lner
J. . .larin.C. M. Clements,wo
(Seall Joshu ar\Vt Asley
Johu W WAhly in Iounr.peec
as is as wilAndo teiiment and
* * e~~. * *. lements,
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llarksdlale, .\ay 2' th.---The farmim s
of this communl i iity have hadl thle lues10
abo t'( .Ihir i 'rops but sinrce thme rain
all that. ilantedl over hlave two stands.
Mr'. and~ Mr's. JT. It. Smlith of Owings
visited hieir parenlts, Mr. and Mrs. WV.
11. Dlaldwin of Iharksdale Sunday.
Mr'. (I. T. Weathers and daighter,
Eunice, or Tumbling Shoals wvere visit
ing In the cormunity last week.
What Do You Know
About The Maxwell Car?
T HIS is the time of the year when more For this reason cars are allotted to dealers by
people are considering the question of the factory according to the size of the dealer's
"what car to buy" than at any other time business.
of the year. We want to make a showing and be in a posi.
This community has its full share of people tion to get a generous allotment of Maxwells
who will soon be driving their first car or a new hereafter. Because the more Maxwells are sold in
car to replace the old one. any community, the greater is the future demand.
N ow We realize the opportunity to do an ever-increasing
Now, we know that we are going to sell Max- Maxwell business.
well Cars to a great many of these per Ae-de
pending upon how many we are able to acquaint This is only the first of the several messages
wu hemdi fth axel we are going to print-a few days apart--concern.
with the merits of the Maxwell.
ing the Maxwell Car. But we don't expect to be
The generous value offered in the car is so able to adequately present Maxwell merits in
evident-i 's past record is so full of good perform
p p ance-owne.rs speak so well of it-that when the
buyer knows these things, he is eager to buy a you will find it decidedly to your advantage to
Maxwell. find out all you can about the Maxwell before you
In order to tell as many people as possible place your order.
about the merits of the Maxwell Car we are going Come in and talk it over with us and kt us
this paper advertising Maxwell merits to those word alone, but ask those who ow own Maxwells,
r h who do not know them.~
who dontko hm et "posted" aotthe Maxwell and you will
The reason-we want to sell as many Max- realize more satisfaction and get more "value re.
wells as possible this season. Our future allot- ceived" for your motor car money than ever
ments will depend upon how many Maxwells we before.
sell now. And we are just as willing to have you investi.
You may know that the Maxwell market isa gate other cars just as fully as you do ours. The
buyer's market, not a seller's market-broadly Maxwell will not suffer by the comparison.
speaking. The demand for Maxwells the country Why not start your Maxwell investigation
over is greater than the supply. today?
TouhngCfa$65toacdigt o $635 z fth eae'
Tim Pym nt get D esro entoaxel
Court, rendered a fine sermon at
Illghland Home church Sunday and
we hope that all that were present
will take advantage of It.
We are all looking forward for the
Sunday school convention which will
meet at Iighand Home o., June 10th.
We are al sorry to hear of the denth
of Mrs. 13111 Campbell of Dials.
Mrs. Fred Switzer spent the day with
her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. R.
Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Milam and family
spent the day with Mr. W. H1. Baldwin
Mrs. H1. A. Weathers of Barksdale,
is spending a while with her son, Mr.
G. T. Weathers of Tumbling Shoals.
On Yale Periodical StW.
C. Y. Brown, of this county, study
ing law at Yale University, was recent
ly honored by being elected to the edi
torial staff of the Yale Law Journal.
His special dutlei will be the critleism
of cases. This is a signal honor for
this young Laurens county man and
gives some idea of the stand he Is tak
Ing in the northern university.
New Harmony Church.
The Rebecca Wilson society of New
Harmony church will glee a lawn
party and ice cream supper at Mr. Sam
T. Stewart's Friday evening, June
2nd, The proceeds to ne used for
benelt of the society.
Meeting of Executive Committee.
A meeting of the County Democratic
Executive Committee is hereby called
to be held in the Jury room of the
Court IHouse Saturday morning, June
3rd, at 10:30 o'clock.
It. ;. Babb, Chairman.
Slate of South Carolina,
County of Laurens.
IN COURT OF COMMON PIEAS
Enterpriso National Bank and Home
Trust Co:, Plaintiffs,
Edd W. Martin, Mrs. E'ssie W. Martin,
et al., Defendants.
Pursuant to a Decree of The Court
in the above stated ease, I will sell at
public outcry to the highest bidder, at
Laurens, C. H., , C., on Salosday in
June next being Monday tho 5th
(lay of the month, during the legal
hours for such sales, the followl g de
scribed property, to wit:
All that certain lot, piece or parcel
of land situate, lying and being on Sil
ver street, in the City of Laurens,
County and State aforesaid, known as
Martin Stable lot, containing one half
an aere, more or less, and bounded on
tle North by lot of M. .1. Owings, on
the Last 1y lands of Albert Dial, on
the South by lot of the Ienterprise Na
tional Hank and store house and lot
of C. W. and Mrs. IEssie W. Martin and
on the West by Silver Street.
2. Also all these separate lots,
tracts, pieces or parcels of laud sit
uate in said County and State, known
as lots Nos. 51, 52, 53, 5-, 105, 106,
conveyed to the said I". \V. Iartin by
14. It, 'Todd and more particularly de
scribed on the plat of survey and sub.
division of the property of S. It. Todd
nade by II. II, iumbert, surveyor, ref
erence thereunto being had. Said lots
fronting on Farley Avenue in the City
3. Also all that certain lot, plece or
parcel of land situate, lying and being
in the City of Laurens, in said County
and State, on the West side of Laurel
Street, known as the residence lot of
1C. W. and Mrs. lassie W. Martin and
known as a part of the J. M. Robert
son property and containing. a frac
tional part of an acre, and bounded on
the No:th l'% lot of J. H. Cunningham,
on the East by Laurel Street, on the
South by lot of M. L. Nash and on the
West by Silver street.
'T'erms of : o: One-half cash, bal
ance to be paid twelve months from
date of sale; tile credit portlon to be
secured by bond and mortgage of the
purchaser over the said premises,
hearing interest from date at rate of 8
per cent., with leave to purchaser to
pay his entire bid in cash. Purchaser
to pay for papers and stamps. 10 per
cent attorney's fee in case of collec
tion or suilt. If the terms of sale are
not complied with, the land to be re
sold on same or some subsequent
Salesday on same terms at risk of
C. A. POW1R
C. C. C. P. and G. S., Laurens, S. C.
Dated this May 16, 1916. 43-3t
State of South Carolina,
County of Laurens.
COURT OF COMMON PIXAS.
By virtue of a decree of the Com
mon Pleas Court, passed May 3rd,
1916, by his honor, John S. Wilson,
Presiding Judge, in the case of Jno.
S. Rogers vs Alf Meredith, I will seli
to the highest bidder on salesday,
June 5, 1916, within the legal hours of
sale at Lurens courthouse:
All that I. of : nd in Laurens
County, S. C., containing one acre,
more or less, being a part of the
lands of P. F. Moore, deceased, begin
ning at a stone corner on the Fowler
line above Moore's rock spring run
ning Wbst 210 feet to stone corner,
thenco South 210 feet to corner on
Pine Tree, thence LEast to stone corn
er on Church line 210, thence 210
feet North to the beginning, bounded
North by lands of Dr. J. It. Fowler,
deceased, South and West by lands of
10. .1H. Moore and Mrs. Ophelia Shell,
and East by Church lot.
Also all that lot of land in Laurens
County, S. C., containing two acres,
more or less, beginning at Lanford
corner running South 91 yards to
stone corner, on side of road, thence
North to Fowler line to stone 210
yards, thence East with Fowler, line
through hock Spring to Lanford line
109 yards to stone, thence South back
to beginning point on road 77 yards
bounded on South by lands of John
Meredith, on 10ast by J. W. Lanford,
South and West by lands of E. H4.
Moore and others.
Terms of Sale: Cash; purchaser to
pay for papers and stamps. If terms
of sale are not complied with, the land
to be resold on same or some subse
quent salesday on same terms, at risk
of former purchaser.
C. A. POWER,
Clerk of Court.
May 8, 1916. 42-4t