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SHOP EARLY DO, YOUR CHRISTTiAS sHOPERLY
ShopMornings SHOPPING AT .sopMornings C
Minter Company 's Deartm~tent tr
Everything For Mother, Wife, Sister, Sweetheart, Father, Husband, Brother, Son
Come To Our Store While Stocks Are Full and Selections Best. Don't Put It Off
Until a Few Days Before Ciwisttn 3 Whni Everything Is In a Grand Rush.
Practical Gifts for the Ladies Practicar Gifts for
.li' hael stea-n nits .. $20.00 anti $25.00 \l' n's Shirts ...... $1.00, $1.50 to $3.00 ('oat Sui............. $10.00 to $25.00 Wijo Cot,
Yo1nne .\eI's Sits .... $12.50 to $20.00 lien's (loves .... ... 50c. $1.00 to $2.00 $10.00 to $25.00 hid ren '
s unnie. to order . . $16.00 to $30.00 ............ $ .00 to $150llnkrchiefs ....10c.15c and. 25c
)vereotls .... ..$10.00. $12.50 to $20.00 lien's Mocks .... .... ....25c aind 50c
.\h k iinaws ....... ....$6.50 ai $7.50 I'hoenix Silk Sovks .... ..... ...... c Ni i s ............ $2.50 to $5.00 50 ci t.
Iainin ('ats .... .. $3.98, $5.00 to $10.00 Iland I ags ........ ... $5.00 to $12.50 kids .....$3.50 to $8.50 i\e aceli e
I 's sits.......$3.00. $5.00 to $10.00 Si (aes....... ... .$3.00 to $10.00 sill lcskits......... .$3.50 to $5.00 Niin .... . $.50 an $5.00
In 's t I.... .......$4.50 to $7.50 ( 'istis 'lies .. .... .... c n $1.00 ah ot s .... .... .... .. .. ..to $5.00 hairn's. C. ats..... 5o and $1.50
$5.00 anti $6.00 1ath Roues . .S.... .............$5.0 ik Woaists .... .... .... $3.50 to$5.00 Swuat 's........ .. $5.00 to $0.0
S' xt I'aii r.... .... s to $2.50 . . .... $25c and 51 (0're0 e ('hit Co et (ouers $1.00 II TI . .......... ,0 and $5
and .... ....... .... ... .niy T o e......... 5c and $1.00
iv': Ov Inss .... .....$2.00 to $6.50 hwit (o' T hoe... . .... $6.. 0 .00 A i hes% I ..t fo . ... .a .t $5rl . irs ..... .... ......0,7cad$.
.\len's Nobiy I lats ..... ...... $3.00 Ilion Reynolds Shoes .. .. $5.00 and $6.00 reduced prices. Lisle Ilose .... .... .... ..25 and 50c
This Ought to Be a Happy Christmas With Everybody. Send Relatives and Friends Useful, Practical Presents.
PHOENIX SILK HOSE SHOP EARLY---SHOP AT HANDKERCHIEFS
In Christmas Boxes STORo
For Won 75c and $1.00 INTER C. DEPARTMENT STORE2c -
At Mckory Tavern.
On Friday evening, ;)(c. 22nd, be
ginning at 7::10, the pupils of hickory
Tavern school will give a free Christ
Mas entertainment. After the exer
cises the Rural Improvement Asso
ciation will sell box suppers. E~very
body is invited to come.
Oyster Supper at Eden.
There will be an oyster supper at
Eden Slool building Thursday even
ing Dec. 21, 1916, at. 7 o'clock. The
proceeds of the supper will go to im
provements in the school. The pub
lic is cordially invited to be present.
Washington. Dee. S.--Cotton ginned
prior to Decem ber 1 was 10,:359,:1"
running bales, including 1,,27 hales
sea island, the census bIeau announc"
ed Georgia ginnted I.011,: S bales Ala
blama -n1.,71 1 hales.
Last ye1's total to Dheelber I was
9,70:,l12 hales inluding :i,:0i ounid.
77,165 sea island.
Ginnoil' it othtr states: .\rtkansas
99.151: ('alilfornia 1 .4s .: lIlorida
-16i999: , uia a 12,575: .ississip
pi 72;.2o:: \li 4,1rii .,.07::: Northi
Carolina :,-7,1:.1 : Ok loma i:;,87 I
South (arolina 5:2.1 Ii: TIinei..wE
318,086 : Texas :,101, !;: \'ir inia : ..
161; all wlher a . .
ILexes lluse by% 1.-'r.
The house"4 mi .\Ir. 1:a;1le \\'ilsorn's
plac e a few mni! fro~ m t anld 4)e
tulpied by '.\ . T. I 1. s 'irown and ut la -
fly w'as totally tesitroyed by lire with
all of its coonetits Satturdayv afternoon.
No one wa . at home at the limtoe, sii
the exact caiuse of the btlaze is not
known. Itowever, it is thought to
have cautglt from coals which itimbled
out on the floor fron the fireplace.
Neither Mr. Wilson nor .\tr. Blrown
carried insuranee. It. is iunderstood
that. Mr. Wilson will rebuild at once.
Cotton ('ontinues to Ttmble.
Cotton took a big tumble of about
Five Dollars a bale when the gnners
report was announced Friday and
then took another tumble on the cen
sue bureau's estimate Monday. The
price ranges now between 17 and 18
.enta, about $15 a bale less than it was
At the highest point, Local holders of
cotton are not turning loose very fast,
but are holding on in anticipation of
, aother rise. -
More Second Crop Apples.
The Advertiser has received some
more of the second crop horse ap
ples. Mr. J. It. Armstrong brought in
a couple Monday and said he had pick
ed about three dozen from one tree
and stored them for Christmas. The
two that he left here were well pro
portiloned specimens and with a deli
cious flavor to them. Doubtless the
mild fall weather has had a great
deal to do with the appearance of
these freaks of nature.
Meeting of WV. 0. WI.
A special meeting of tairview camp.
W. O. W., will be held Wednesday
night for degree work. A full attend
altiee is requested.
Notice of 1eptin g of Stoekholdimrs.
Notice is h 'eby given that the an
nual meeting of the stockholders of
the Standa rd ibttl(ing and I.oan asso
eintionl will Ie beld In the Peoples
ILoan & InXc'hange llank rihay., the
1.li of Ileieuber. 1916, at I p1. m1.
I'. 1). linff in Ilebnle.
.t 11le hst ; meeting of the .\larshall
I (elbat ing Socliety ocrred the most
i cirou ibI hale t hat 11e a w sIitdeits
hIave laId i1is year. 'he olt tnies
Iron at (1he ab1olition ofl cn a l puI I nish
ment was under con:=iderati n II. bti 1 it
wast dli.e se f 1;-tc rom iarious s-cientille
:trand juridienI an le.:. .\t:ssrs I,. S.
.\ml r-on. ':. I). Ilhgeis, atni W. II.
I tII r d 1 111 u hb4 the airma ive and
-I ' ). II t11, .\I. IF. Itlrown1' and
(. 11I. I.ic b) i 4er delentded Ilhe notalIve.
\ll the debalors are- mtembers of the
.i unior I aw ulass. 1;airy Situ, (hiines
IS.\V .\ G17&\St7 ioT (i'TEIt
SEVEltV 10OHNIN(; lIEFOlRE
SIItE.1kF.1ST Wil,11, T.\KhE
OFF F.\T IF 1"(1' (0ET11
10fI1E 1IFItESI .flit
lie Molerate i 1 Your Diet and liedunce
Sfour WtbIilh with 'Insseo.
Laek of fe- I air weakens ilthe oxy
gen-carrying ower of file blood, the
liver beoeme.' sluggish, fat. acecumu
lates and t action of many of the
vital organs re dndered thereby. The
heart actiol h ,comes weak, work is
an effort an he beauty of the figure
Fat put on by indoor life is uin
healthy and if nature Is not assisted
in throwing it off by increasing the
oxygen-carrying power of the blood,
a serious case of obesity may result.
When you feel that you' are getting
too stout, take the matter in hand }t
once. Don't liaIt gntil your figure fl
become v ioke and your health ruinetd
through carrying around a burden of
unsightly and unhealthy fat.
Spend as much time as you possibly
can in the open air; breathe deeply
and get from Peoples Drug Stote a
box of tassco, take a glass of hot wa
ter every morning before breakfast
then take tassco after each meal and
Weigh yourself every few days and
keep up the treatment until you are
down to normal. Tassco is absolutely
harmless, is pleasant to take, helps
the digestion and is designed to in
crease the oxygen-carrying power of
Mven a few days' treatment should
show a noticeable reduction in weight.
There is nothing better for obesity.
Iev. 111a.4s 'aled.
Pastor S. It. Bass, who has (lone
such an excellent work at Travelers
liest, in the North (Greenville Associa
tion, resigns to accept a call to the
tleld composed of the lloebuck and
Hwitzer churches. 'T'hese chul1irches are
in the Spartan Association. Pastor
Iass will live at Ioebuck. one of file
choice Spots of South Carolina. Ilie
does not wholly resign his old field,
for he wil continue to serve tlh ilat
Rimok ('lurch1 in the l'iedmiiont Associa
tion. We viII miss hiim from (;re'n
Ville. Italptist (courier.
(;'ir learnilur , the gilts that rin
d11r-. Wu have on display a beau111ful
line and o ur pr1ices will lease youl.
S. M. & :. It. W i ltKSi & CO.
I)ar Santa t'laulse:
I am1 six year's old and hae stat
(. 1li school, ut il ei ase don't hiiink
that I am tloo big ia boy for you to
bring toys to. I wvant a call-pistol and
a box of cals, a nice story book, a
train that I saw in the teIn-rent store,
a cow-hoy suit and some fruit and(i
candy. .\Iy little .?ster wants a big
doll, a (oll trunk and a set of fur. .
And Sa nta, please don't forget mlly lit
tie brot her for le wants some toys
RIEOMMENDING ir 'ro
Poptular lston Lady Says Tonoline
Has Pr6ven a Godsend to 1er.
It is always interesting to listen to
the statements of our friends, and es
pecially when you know they are sin
cere and honest in what they say. Add
ed , interegit is. created in a statement
comit t pa one who has spent a life
tiggoa rton Vis 'i O tca11, well
kno iiiln mocially.
Such a person io Anie Stewart. who
resides in Boston, and is possessed of
the respect and confidence of her as
sociates, and is willing for anyone to
call on her to verify the following
"I have suffered with stomach trou
ble for the past seven yearn. It took
the form of indigestion and dyspepsia.
I had dizzy spells and headaches and
after I ate a little food it would fer
ment and cause gas to form in my
stomach. I had pains all over my body
and was chronically constipated. My
liver was torpid, and I felt general
ly miserable, had doctored and had
been in the h spital, but received no
pernmanp nt re ef. I was so nervous
and red-less hat at night 1 could
scarcely steel The gas pressing un
der my heart caused palpitation, and
when I arose i the morning I was just
as tired as wljen I retired. About two
weeks ago il 'egan to take tonoline,
and I can truthfully state that it has
done wonders 1in my ease. I am feel
ing like a new woman and can eat any
kind of food. t sleep the night through
and have no more aiches or pains; in
(fact. it has cured rue, and I am recom
mending it. to all of my friends, as it
has been Ia Godsend to me."
I eoples Drug Store sells anrd guar
I antees tonoline.
There are numierous symptoms of
This trouble that tonoline can relieve.
Inl fact, any of the following iay d(e
note aflectioris of the stomach: Indi
gestion, dysirepsia, helching of wind,
had breath. sic-Ik ihrobhing heldache,.
poor circulation, rinalht sweas. that
ircd feeling esilveness, conted ton
gure or a poor cormplexion.
('aution: As tonoline is recom
rended r tlesh builder Ihose not
wIsinig to increase their weight 1.
inundsirin or more should not take it con
'There wvIll be ao entertainmlent al
Shiloh school horse Wednesday even
ing, Dee. 20. After the program the
ladles will serve supper. The pliic
is cordially invited.
A nn nn .leeting of the County Hourd
Notice is hereby given that the next
annual meeting of tie County Hoard
of Comnissioners of laaurens County
will be holden at Laurens Court Ilouse,
S. C., on 'T'hursday, the 4th day of
.lanra y, A. 1). 1917, At 10 o'clock A. Ni.
All lr rsons holdjfg claims or de
mand of any kind against the County,
not I reviously presented, will file
claim wyh the Clerk of the Board on
or be oc the first day of January, aH
provided by law.
.1. D. MOCK,
Box Supper at Long View.
A box supper will be given at Long
Vig school .4gjOg,.i nit %
10th. The - publiO 'i (aib 4 'at
and help I a worthy canse.
Everybody that tri Luzianne votes it the best
of all coffees. .u try it-at our risk. If, after
you have dAed the entire contents of one can ac
cording to'directions, you are not satisfied with
it in every way, throw your can away and ask
your grocer to refund your money. He'll do it
willingly. Write for premium catalog.
.._1.. U.. T "'' '" '' .. New Or a s.
I,A hi;' N l(J I SCHOOL Cmigi Medicine for Elii'dreN'
ONI Mrs. iuh Cook, S'o(tsvil'Ee,DN. Y
'ms ioner1sbout lIuhe years go wheh SWe
were' liv"ing; in (hirbult, N. Y., I clov
('01111IIis.%liIIers Xii in i4111(11 1igh ti oi ,El bre ti'I Iwo) or no, (cidren sti1 efring
1and4 C'olleges told wit Chamierlain's Cough
iii~i 4llI'Q$ ctlntiall III~ ultncy and found It just as represent-.
piliention. ed in ('VCy way. It promltly checked
According to a recent, decision of thir cotghing and CiI eir c01ds
theocker than anything I ever used."
lie coiiutsloeis~ (c(~ ~~it clObtainable everywhere.
schools, the Iaturens school has been
placed on the acredited list of the
Associlation of Colleges and Second- H
ary Schools of the Soutlhern States. a New Year S
This information was recently cn
veyed to Sujpt. I. 1j. Parkinson and
will be received with mueh pleasure I
by those in this city and county, who
are interested in education. It comes
as a distinct. honor since there are
only sixteen other cities in the State
that have accredited schools. And it
means that pupils seeking admission
to colleges and universities of the -
United States are given full credit for work d
work done utn the years agoswhenlw
tIt pod O ft M y chil d up sern
il er than anything NlI eeue.
IJ1 4"} + rSi+ , . r" ' Obtainabl4 e l ery wher .l'b ' } 1
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