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State of kWuth Carolina,
County of Laurens,
City of Laurens.
By virtue of tax executions directed
to meo by J. C. Owings, Mayor, I will
3ell at public outcry to the highest bid
der at Laurens C. 11., S. C., on Sales
day in Somptenber, being the 4th day
of the month, the following property
Against Harry Gary: One house and
lot bounded on the north by John W.
Fuller, east by Jersey street, south by
Joe Hunter and Lewis Thompson and
west by Dr. ,Maxwell.
Against Annie Todd: Two lots,
bounded on north by Dewey Avenue,
east by River street, south and west
by Jerry Griflin.
Against Frances Woody: One house
and lot on Sullivan 'street, bounded by
C. & W. C. R. H. Co.: Jno. D. Boyd and
others. Also three \beds, .one bureau
and wash stand, seven quilts, cooking
stove and sewing na'9hine.
.ino. F. Bolt: One hpuse and lot
bounded on the north 'by B. A. Sulli
van, east by South Harper street, south
by E~arle street and west by Irby ave
Against Drayte Shell: One house and
lot, bounded on all sides by property
of irs. Rosa 1. Caine.
Terms of sale, cash. Purchaser to
pay for papers and stamps. If terms
are not complied with, property to be
resold at risk of (lefaulting purchaser.
.JAS. T. 'Crews,
Chief of Police,
City of Laurens, S. C.
August 8 1916. 3-3t
SUMMONS FOR ItELIEF.
State of South Carol iin,
County of Laurens.
COURT OF COMMON PLEAS
Martin Wilson, Plaintiff,
James Peterson and Stead Peterson
and the heirs at law and devisees
Stead Peterson, names anid resi
dences unknown. )efenidaits.
To the Defendants .tames Peterson,
St cad Pet ersoni1 and the heirs at law
n1(d devisees of Stead Peterson,
names and residences unknown:
You are hereby sun moned and re
cluired to answer the complain in the
above stated -etion wtich was filed in
the oflice of the clerk of tlie eou it of
Common Pleas I'm the County of fau
rens in slid ytate 0on the second day of
August, 1916, 'tnl tO serve a. copy of
your answer to ie raid comidalint on
the subscriber at his otliceC at. Laurens,
south Carolina within twenty days
from the service hereof exclusire of
the day of such serlsice: and if you
fail to *.nswer the comnplain within
the time vforesaid. the. Plaintiff in this
action will apply to the court for ihe
relief de:nanded in Ile complaint.
F1. 1'. M"(OWAN,
August 2nd, 191t. 3-31
ANNUAL MO'UN7'tiN AN) SEAS
5110111": E.X' ItS1ON
August, 11, 19141
Charleston and Western ('arolina Rail.
Spring and Mountain Resorts In North
Carolina, South Carolina and
On account of the disrupted train
Bervice, on the Southern Railway, in
the Mountain Districts, it has been de
cided to postpone the Annual Moun
tain and Seashore jxeursion, from
Aug. 16th to oneh weI k later, August
23rd. at which tints 11 fares and ar
rangements, adver ' d for the 16th
will be in effect, amti it is hoped that
all trains will be running on regular
For fares, etc., call on ticket agent
or address Ernest Williams, General
Passenge r A gen t. 3-tt
FIN t I, NET'rll ENTl.
Take not01 t'.hat on Ithe 9th dany of
Sept.,. 1916, I will i'rndeir ag linal ac
count ot iiy at:s anid doliis as ExN
ecutor oftt' e i'tstate o' .lni 'T.
Dagnall,. decea sed, it the./oflie (if thle
Judige ot Priobiate, o f Ilay$iren'is C'ounty.
at 11 o'cloc'k a. in.:anid on thie saiie day~
will applly for' a ,iinal' dlischarge from
mny trusts as .\diiitrator.
Alny perisonl inilited to said estate
is notIftied and1( re'iinired to makhe pay
ment onl that idatte: ni all persons
having cla imis a ga inmst said estate will
presenlt I tem onl or biefoie said (late,
duly proven or it0'le forever' harmed,
C.P. W\ l i.8ON,
Auigu st 9, 191i0. 1 mo1.
Citaitioni for itt Iers of .Liminirmait ion.
State of Sou thl C'arolina
County of Isaurens.
Bly 0. G. 'Thomiipsion, i'robate .tudge:
Whleireas b''na ('. Andiermsoni has imiaide
Suit to lile, to grant her': lA'tters of
Adinistrationi. ,111m te'stamen'ita an1
nlexoi, of lihe IEstate aind eftstit of Aiairy
rThese afo lierieforie, to eite andi ad
'mnonish all anid siingular time kintdred
and creditors of the .9ahd Mary 10.
Ctininghaim dieceased. thait Ithey be and
'appear befor'e me, in the Coturt of
Probate. to be held at Launrenis Couti'
1House, 'f.aurens, S. C., (tn tile liih (lay
of Atugust, 1916 next, after publication
hereof at 11 o'clock in the forenoon,
to show cause, if any they htave, wily
the said Administr'ation should not be
Given uindler my hand this 29thtday
-of July, Anno Domini 1916.
0. 0. Thtompson,
2-2t 3. P. 1L. C.
HIC ESERS PILLS
IAIi,,NhD IBAND PUiat
c0yarskI.nowp an les.Safest. Aiwayske~cablei
SODBY DRUGGISTS EVERYWHERE
LAURIENS DRUG STORE,
J. ROY CRAWFORD
Platsm, Tr'iaritngs, iblue Pfrits, Etc.
Phone 2601 Cii 'on S. C.
* JONES NEWS. *
* . U * " S " 0 S " C C " " C C - e
Jones, Aug. 7.-Mr. C. L. Sniith, of
Spartanburg, is visiting Messrs W. I.
and J. A. Hill.
Messrs A. C. Watson, of Greenwood,
and Rev. Wil. Buzhardt, of Hodges,
recently gave us a short call.
We recently met the following
friends: Ben Coley, of Ekom, Judge J.
T. Johnson, of Spartanburg, Capt.
Humbert, of Princeton, Mr. Frank
Nash, of Eden, Thomas Norman, of
Greenwood, Win. Dodson and Dr. Don
non, of Boyd's Mill, and Walter Trib
ble and W. P. Williamson, of Donalds,
and C. P. Simnnons, of Greenville.
We were very sorry to hear of the
recent tragic death of our old school
mate, Mr. J. T. Ellis of Greenville, and
tenderly sympathize with his bereaved
Mr. Bob Henderson, of Branchville,
is visiting relatives and friends here.
Ware Shoals and Laurens crossed
bats on the 29th of July; result of
game 5 to 4 in favor of Ware Shoals.
On the 5th inst., Ware Shoals and
Due West played; result of game 10
to 4 in favor of Waro Shoals.
Rev. Mr. Connolly, of Princeton, will
preach here on 2nd Sunday night.
Our Sunday school meets at 4 p. m.
and We cordially invite everybody to
Adamn Crain Jones and Douglas
Smith have accepted pisitions with the
Ware Shoals Mfg. Co.
Mr. Wilmot Smit11 is visiting rela
tives in Laurens.
Mrs. Earle \I. Caine, Mrs. J. A. Me
Gowan, Miss lielle .lones andi lr. Wal
ter .Jones were in Greenwood last
Born on 25th of .J Ily, to Mr. and Mrs.
Jesse Ashley, a daughter.
Mr. lBurrell 11111 has planted seven
ty bushels of Irish potatoes.
The following candidates were re
cently in our midst: Mr. Anderson, of
Ninety Six; Sheppard Yeldell, Clyde
Wise, Preston Devore and Messrs
Wright and Burnett, of G reenwood.
Our warm friend, Mr. Jerry Stone
of Princeton, is a candidate for the
legislature and we cordially cominendt
him to the favorable consideration of
the voters in Laurenis couity.
We are indebted to the following
friends for recent kind favors: Joel A.
Smith, l3en White, T. C. Jones, Irvin
Babb, Arthur Whit mire, Verion Brown,
Thos. Schumpert, Bud Willard, C. .1.
Creason, Ed Carter, John Thomas, 01
lie Gaines, Jas. Finley and many oth
Miss Daisy Iiiughes was the guest of
\l r. and Mrs. W. C. ii ughes in Grie.en
ville last week.
Drives Out Malaria, Builds Up System
The Old Standard general strengthening tonic,
GROV E'S TAsTEi.Ess chill TONIC. drives out
Malaria,enriches the b'lood,and builds up the sys
tern. A true tonic. For adults and children. 50c.
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* MTi''. 'LEAANTr NEWS. *
* * * * * * * * * C* * * * e
lit. i'leasant,. Aug. 7. -Sunday school
at lthis lilace is priogressing inicely. A
great deal (if intereist is mianmifetd.
Miss krnestinie i'uller, of Columbiia,
spent the pasi. week with heri sisier,
M\ rs. I rmook s Nelson an oth1er ii relallives
MIss .lenni to owler spent thle wveek
cmnd ith I her sister, \lrs..Troy .loore.
Mr. Asa F. Teagiue and faily spent
lie week(-end with .\its. Hetite IB'id, of
.\liss Willie Jloe Walker is spending
lFuller, of Clintion.
Miss Neva Fuller, tof (liniton, is vis
Itinug hter sisticri, .\is. Brooks Nels-on,
andi othier relat ives.
Mr. WtalIker Vowler u, of F'lori da, is
spiendting a wivle t wi th his moothler, .\is.
Miss Louis,, touner and .\iss Neva
Puller spent Sunday night withI Miss
I aizzio Walker.
Mr. John i Nelson'i anid .-on, Wade. are
'is itinog reinatives at I ra nc ville.
.\lr. E. C. Fuller, of Clinton, was
1the guest Sunday of' W. TA. Walker.
Miss Louise Iliunter,. o1 lHariksdale,
is 51pend1i ng a whlile iIth lier aunt11, Miss
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* E~DEN NEWS. *
Eden, Aug. 7.--Quite a number of
young people from here attended ser
vices at Grmeenpend Saturday night.
Miss Lieulah and Annie Mae Arm
strong hadl as their guests recently,
IMiss Marceli and IBonnie Haibb), of
Mr. Ambrose Holder~ and Mrs. Essie
Roberts were business visitors of I41u
Miss Lila and Ruble IRablb were the
attractive guests of their grandpar
ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. LI. Mahiaffey, dur
ing the past week.
Miss Ethel Martin I at bovne hav
ing beeni away on ..n extendecd visit
to hter siater in Laurent:.
Mr. and Mrs. Z. S. Ronyno anorr at
urday night with Mr. Robet't Nash
Miss Luree Abercrombie returned
home Friday, accompanied by Jier
cousin, Miss Clara Campbell.
Mr.' B. W. Martir; was in Laurens
Monday on busiuesa.
Mr. and Mirs. Jim Mahaffey of
Greenville, are visitors of Mr. J.- L.
Mahaffey and family this week.
Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Brooks spent
Saturday night and Sunday with Mrs.
I. S. Brooks.
Mrs. L. A. Armstrong and daughter
visited relatives in the Green Pond
Mr. and Mrs. Belton Owens were in
our midst Sunday.
Miss Esther and Ruble Armstrong
spent Thursday with Mr. L. A. Arm
strong and family.
The protracted meeting at iRabun
was postponed from last Sunday until
S. C. SOLDIERS LEAVE FOil
PATROL DUTY ON BORDER
Get Unexpected Orders Friday After
noon and Left Monday Morning.
The First and Second regiments of
the S. C.. National Guard, the cavalry
troop, the machine gunl company and
hospital corps have all left Camp Styx,
near Columbia, for the Texas border
following an unexpected order from
Washington F'riday lafternoon. 'T'hre
First Regiment, of which the Lau
reps company is a unit, left Monday
morning. The regiments were ordered
to El Paso, Texas, but the ultimate
destination is not known. In all
probability they will do patrol duty
on the border, relieving the regulars
and other National Guard troops who
have been on duty. A Vermont regi
ment, passed through Greenville Sun
day on their return home from the bor
Gov. Manning went to the camp Sun
day afternoon and made aI patriotic ad
(Iress, bidding the boys farewell and
assuring them them of the state's in
terest and faith in them.
('onmtrary to the accepted methods
of troop movement s up until this date,
the South Carolina troops moved in
rather luxurious style, privates being
provided with sleeping ears, the same
as ollicers. Rations were carried for
ten days and every other reasonable
provision wis made for their comfort.
According to the reports in the press,
the boys were delighted when the call
came to move.
Capt. Lee, Sergeant Lewis and Cor
poral Weathers had Just arrived in
Laurens Friday afternoon to do re
cruiting duty when the call came to
report to camp. They left the follow
Now is the time to buy a White
Mountain lefrigerator. We are ofier
ing very at.tractive prices, and they are
the best refrigerators made.
S. Ml. & E. H-. V1bKLS & CO.
TWO SAD DE ATlIS.
Mlrs. Lena E. .Moore and1 Son, E. Hi.
Moor(e, of Lanford, Die Within Few
hluurs of Each Other.
The( 'oiniiuunity of Lanfoird was5
. renty isaddenedii'( .ionday evenintg by.
thle (leathi of .\i's. Leait 1K. Moore andl
her1 son., Mil. K. It1. Aoore, withlin a
few short hour is of each other'. Isoth of'
theln wer'Ie widely kno1w n In the couni
ty and their (teath iia~usedi general soi'
row t. .\ttrs. MOOrC's (lea thI was duie to
a compi ilientionb or dIiseases Iinident'i to
advaniccd age, whilie .\ir. .\toor's dteathi
flo iwed a long siege of slkness last
inag over' severial monthus. 'The fiuner'
alI servi('es overi bothi bodies were held
at Iloanfor d yester daiy afternoonii, be
ing attendiued by a hiarge nm~iuer of
peole of that ('onmity anid the siur
udiiig coutriy. A n umber of pi(o
I lobo, nephde w and1 eusina respieetively
ot thle dleceasedl. condutiedi the rei
g ius serivices.' whitle tmheoidy ofi Mr.
Mooire was initerired withi Masi5ie lion
.irIs Mooi'e was thle widtow oif the late
l'. 1". .\toore( and doin g her' widow
hoot.11had rided~l' withI hieri son. She is
suvi ved b~y (lie daiughItr, Mis. i1iigas
.\iartin. one brothter, Mi'. W. II. D)rmi
miond and(1IW twoS(ises, Mrus. .l. it. lVow
her, of Lianf'or'd, and Mrs. J1. W. Mar
tIn, of Gr'eenvlle. Mr's. Moore (vas
a consecrated'( miemiber of the Lan
foi Ild ihtist ch ii'ch andI was a woman
of veriy pious diispiosition.
Mr. Moore wa's 50O yeai's of age, lie
is ruivived by his5 widow and the fol
lowIng cbhi'rn: P. R?. Moore, Ameri
etis, Ga.; Bi'ttus, of Washinigton, D).
C.; La. U. and Richard, of Lanfoi'd;
Mr's. Earl Thomas, of Anderson; and
Misses Moltie and Le'cile Moore, of'
Mr. More was a member of the Jui
nir Ordei' of Mechanics, WV. 0. \V., A.
F. it., aind K. of P. ti'ater'nal ordeors, lin
all of which lie took a great (deal of
interest. ie wvas a ver'y popular citi
zeni and greatly admiired by alt who
knew him, Ie was a nmembher and ac
tive w.orkcer in theo Baptist church 'and
was hiighly regarded for his upright
ness, honesty and integrity.
We offer a ni'e Cerder 'Table, mad('
of genuine oat., finely finishied, for'
B. M. & . Hi. WIL'EM1 & Co.
Life Insurance Co.
Greenville, S. C.
Semi - Annual Statement
June 30th 1916
Mortgage Loans ..... .... .... .... .... .... ....$190,746.62
Policy Loans .... .... .... .... 163,100.85
Premium Notes .--- .-- .... .... .... .... .... .... 23.362.97
Real Estate .... .... .... .... .. 130.442.86
('ash on Iland and in Bank .. .... .... .... .... 75,869.95
Agents' Balances, Furniture 4i Supplies ......... .. 5,655.48
Collateral Loans .... .... . .... .... ... .... .. 23,325.00
Stocks and Bonds ...... ...... . ..... 101,600.00
I Jterest, Rents and Premiums I ne and Acerued and iun
Paid .... .... .... .. ' .... . 16,623.23
Gross Assets .... .... - .... .... ... ..... ...$730,726.96
Reserve (Net) ... .... .... .... ..... .... ..$567,244.00
Death Claims Unpaid (Less Reinsurance Due) .... .... 31,000.00
Premiums Paid in Advance .... .... .... .... .... .. 1,036.73
Interest Paid in Advance .... .... .... .... .... .... 7,536.17
Bills Due and Accrued .... ............. ......... .. 2,338.57
Reserve Deposit .... .... .... .... .... ..... ... 2,986.79
Capital Stock .... . . .... .... .... . ... .... .... 100,000.00
Surplus (Inclutding Non-Admitted Assets Shown) ...... 18,584.70
Now in Our Eleventh Successful Year
Business in force, over
Eight and a. Half Million
Hawkins Brothers, District Managers.
Laurens, S. C..
Allan R. Hawkins. 1W. Ve..nm Hawkin:
SHILOJI NEWS. *
Shiloh, Aug. 7.--Dr. Carlisle, of
Greenville, our new presiding elder,
was with us Sunday afternoon and
conducted the service. It was a treat
indeed to hear Dr. Carlisle. Ills ser
mon was a masterpiece of truth and
Miss May Hollams spent several
(lays of last week with her sister, Mrs.
Arthur Curry, of Dials.
Mrs. Henry Henderson and daugh
ter, Miss Lily, spent the afternoon one
(lay last week, with Mrs. W. T. Ches
tein and daughter, Miss Cora.
Mr. Earl Gray and a party of
friends motored to Ekom one day last
Little Miss Zonle Tumblin, of Hick
ory Tavern, spent the past week with
her sister, Mrs. J. W. Chestein.
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Wasson, of
Friendship, were the guests of Mrs. J.
C. Ilollams and family Sunday.
Mr. Ford Garrett, of Barksdale, was
the, guest of Mr. J. F. Gray and family
Big Political eeting and Barbecue
Mountville Thursday August 17th
Candidates fort Congress and Solicitor, besidet
the candidates for county offices will be presens
and make address s.
Every bdy is nvited. Special Provisions made
for the Cornfort the Ladies.
M. B. Crisp w 11 do the cooking.
ARRAR & LYLES
Five strong comp nies, regularly liscensed. Only
company in the stat with a Million Dollars Capita.
Heavy Mercafitile li es in the City of Laurens a
specialty. Can writ country dwellings near Laurens
When occupied bf Q nor and not mortgaged. Auto.
mobiles when insured when new and unincumbered.
See me before placing your insurance.
J. J. ADAMS, Agent.
Lauren& National Bank Building. Laurens, South Caroline.