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8 Local and Personal MentIon. 8
Mrs. W. J. Moore, of Greenwood,
visited relatives in the City duri'ing the
Magistrate J. Wess Donnan, of Scuf..
fletowI towilship, was a visitor iII the
Miss Nell Childress, who Is attend
Ing Lander college, spent the week
end In the city.
Tr. u. Jeans, formerly of Ora, is low
living II I elen, tPla., where lie is en
gaged in business.
.1nldge I . C. Wafts I. spending soy
Oral datys InI th~elcty Wilih Is brotherI,
.\lej. \\. . Wa .
Miss Carol Rtoper 0r lhe (reenvihe
Female College is spti'ling a fe\w day\
here vWithli htnliifolks.
Mrs. Itice Nickels and .ls., IAla
Todd lave returnled holmte a r ien.
inl,, awhile Inlhl lsin
Miss I'(lly l'ly nti.is of (Gre -ile' is
ving in Ihe oily s lhe guest of hvr
grandmother, .\r. V\. If. (Carreit.
'Miss Naii Kale rmisirong, lias
acceped 1 posillon in t le dry goods
departmleit, of thm Mliiter Colmpaly
Irs. Erlniest I-it:erby hald as h1er
gue.t revera ldays is week. .\iss
1 ,ov. w ho formerly auight in tho :-.v-d.
0(d ;chools here,
hlisses Marlltha and liruciv Owing;s
and Miss ldncy .\lelmhil, who are at
tending Anderron college, speilt the
week-eid inl the (ily Will their ipar
Mr. John Gilkersoni, who has heenl
making his honen I a kaligl. N. C..
for the past year, has returned to I,au
r0ns where le has accepted a positIon
with the C. & W. C. Italway.
Ai. and Mrs. "U. If. Osborne, of Illet
m 1oi. Va., visited .\lr. and Mrs. F. 1).
McGowan several days last week. Mrs.
Osborne and Mrs. Mcowan were at
school together at 'Staunton, Va.. and
have visited each other on) several oc
casions since their school days.
. "Alice ini W1ondeilanid".
Monday affernoon and light and
last night the pupils of the graded
school, under the direction of Miss D.
1101)0 Ieonlard(, stage(l a spectacular
extravaganza of rare Iealty and in
icrest. Nearly two hundred children
took part In I the play and when massed
In groups oil tie stage createtl a very
beautiful and artistic effeet. Little
Miss 'ara IEiza Swygert took the
part of "Allen" and won the hearts of
the Ilidiences by her natural and easy
rendition of the part. All of the chil
dren carried out their parts well. Miss
Naniie Kate Aristrong, the only par.
ticlpant not connected with the
schools, took the part of "Columbla"
and renderod a vocal solo of great
sweetness. The play was givein for
tle beiet of the school (lecoration
fund and it Is un !iderstood t ti le pro
reeds wore very satisfactlory.
To .1sist Supt. ,lohnison.
Mr. lsarney l'arroit, of Clinton, has
aceepted a)1 osiln as ssistat to
waster' andi light dleparitmienit. he 5r
rived in the ('lty S'aturday andii haA at
read b1' ego i work. .\ir. I 'arrot lis
a nnui nber of friends among the youni;
SPeoll of t he ('ity who aire (delighlted
toi have hin ini Laurens.
110W Sl'01.A IlNElS 0I'il:. s
lg P1lnre ntt Idle llouri Next Wedl
"Civillizat ion," Tlhoimas II. I uee's
mill ion (dilar illm n spectacle w hich
comes to thle I dle Iloiur Theatre Oin
Alarchi 15, is remnarkable for thle fact
-that it prL'esents onl the scr~een the first
filmled r'ecordl of how a submarine- 0op
erates when attacking a blig steamecr.
It was through the Instigation of
Mr. J. Parker Read, Jr., Mr. Thos. II.
Inco's personal representative, that
the United States govprnment agreed
'to cooperate in the taking of this por
tlion of the "Civilization" film. It is
elistomary for the navy in Its (tuairter
ly off Point TLma, S'an Olego to use
for target. practice ain old dIscarded
steamer or freIght vessel. Mi'. IHead
agreed to furiish thle baiittleshp sI eeni
in "'CIvIlizatlion"', for this tiprose, andl~
on behalf of Mr. I nce to pay for the
ex pensive t orpedIoes and1( shll s used( ini
the firay. Th'le governmient agreed to
fiurn IshI t'wo batt leshiips, two torptedo
boat destr13oers, oine cri ser, and Iwo
submarines, the slatter' being of thle
H boat class.
The battle as fought for' thle movies
actually lasted 27 minutes. There
were 600 shots fired biy United States
Jack tars andI soldiers, to say nothIng
of another 000 shots fired in the air
for the most part biy the hired motion
plcturo soldiers, Of the 000 real shots
fired by the United States navy men~f,,
Seach One carefully timled and1 plaed,
-ninety-two per cant wore effective,
wh1leh is a record Uncle Sam may wvell
. eproud of.
-The sinking of three enemy shiips
takes place in full view of the audli
once, and one boat is blown 500 feet In
the air, -while all about the sea is tor
tu~ad into a thousand seething spouts
by the burstr shellsa. '.
LIFE TERM PRISONER
APPREHE[NDED IN N. C.
Onie of tile Negroes Coivicted of the
Murder of Mr. Cleo. F. Young,
Thought, to be lit North Carolina.
Shier'iff Rited left yesterday for Char
lotte, N. C., where he expected to se
cure 'Toml, Young, an11 escaped convict
from this county, who had been sorv
Ing a life sentence for the murder of
Mr. Geo. F. Young at Ren1no in 1915.
The re-a rrest of Tom Young came
about ia a result of a letter which is
ul)pose( he had wvritten to his sister
at Itenno relating some instan0ces of
11he crime and giving some other in
forination as to Iis wanderings. Mr.
ill had been in core-spihencu for
Several days with a Mr. .1. 11. Tiaylor',
of "Ianll'0d. N. C., who had come Into
osses~ioni of the lel er and who had
lakenl (the liimr up with h1im1. Mr.
Taylor gave a description of the ne0
gro which tile sheriff thought litted
1h:t1 of, TcIim You pg vr-y hene' exactly,
10en to ole millor sCar's about his
person). ' R It d r-eceived a telegraml
f1oma Mr. Taylor .londay night advis
ig h111n to be in Charlotte yesterday
to receive the prisolner.
It will ho remmilberlod 11,11hat Tom
Yong, witloch GIvenwood Ilogers ald
i3ut1k (1 Caldwell were convicted of tile
11u rdPer of Mr. Yoting after Tom Young
had turn-led state's evidence. They were
Iri'd separiltely ald each reco mmeNd
ed 0 i mercy by the jury, receiving a
life senence ca-11. (reenwood Hog
v'5, thought to have beenl the ring
leader inl tile crime, was tried again
and convicted of arson, beilig seln..
tenceod to deati. lis case was alp
pealed to tile sliprele court, by hIs
attoriey, A. (". Iart and (le verdlt of
the lower coui upheld. On (lie recoin
Ilendation of tle pardon board his
sentolce was commiuted to life I im
prisoiment and he was put to work on
tle state fa rmt, from which Ie escaped.
Dunk Caldwell, who began serving his
sentence on the county chain gang,
died after serving several months. Tom
Young escaped from the county gang
after serviing several months.
C'ard of Thanks.
We wish to express our sincere
thanks to the neighbors and friends
who so kindly assisted its during the
recent sickness and subsequent death
of our daughter and sister, Em ma. 1lay
God's r'ichest blessings rest on them
all, Is our earnest wish and Irayer.
Al r. and Mrs. .1. P. Elledge
Meeting of 1). A. It.
The Henry Laurens Chapter 1). A.
Ii. will mecet with Mrs. P. A. Simpson
at 3:30 Friday afternoon, March 9th.
Mrs. M. L. Copeland, See.
in "'Te Great Sec'ret" ati the Opera
lIouse'. Eatch chater gets better anid
'IA k ES D)O("Vt'OR'S 1) EG RIE-E.
('lark ('othran~ 3 itter Graduiatedh fr~om
.kiihns lililkinls Uivlerst.y.
Cl'ark C'othIiran M1in terz, gr'anudon (If
the late J. R. inter, was graduated
from the Johns I lopkins Uiveisity,
at Baltimore, on February 22, with
thie degree of D~octor of Philosophy,
according to a message receivedl by
his uncle, E'. P. Minter, of this city.
Mr. Clarke Minter is well known in
Laurens, where ho has spent some
Mr. Minter's record at the Hlopkins
has been rather phenomenal, having
completed a three-years course in
two years. Graduating from D~avidson
college, the alma miater' of his dleceas
ed1 father, one uncle and two brothers,
with (lhe dlegree of H. S'. in Mlay, 1913,
and A. M1. In May, 1914, lie took up
his studies at thle U~niversity in Feb
ruary, 1915, following seven monthus'
work it the clientical depatment. of
(lie Westein E'lectrie Company, New
1)olig researchi work in chemistry3
at thie uuilversity Mr. M1intr hais made
severalI imiportant discoveries which
have been recorded in scientific hIs
tory and which have mtade hint qutite
a name among the chemists of (lhe
countr:y, ills special work secur ted
for htim an appiointment as a Car'negie
Reserch Fellow and as assIstant
professor of chemistry in that dec
piartmnent of the university. J1e will
assume those duties March hat.
On a recent visit to Baltimore, Mr.
,E P. Minter had the lhease of seeing
ltis nephew and two others, J. Russell
(nd Ihugh R. Minter, the former of
which is a member of the editorial and
art staffs of the Baltimore Sun, and
the latter a salesman for the Packard
Motor Car Company.
Mr's. B. L. Parkinson was hostess to
the Wednesday Club on March 1st.
lhe subject to be considered was "Ed
ttcation". Brilliant Papers were read
by Mrs. James II. Sullivan and Miss
Frances Tliime, conce rnuing vocatlon
11 training Itid the Montesorro Method,
rollowed by general discussionl by the
lub umembers. A new mcmber, .Mrs.
ganuiel. Wilkes, was Welcomed to the
lub,.and after a short business ses
siIon aid reeshlinients, the meeting
THE )FIRST STEP
sually the first indication of a
lowering (if lialtli is found in the
bowels and liver. Something goes
wrong--we cat too much, or work
too hard--and the bowel action
weakens or the liver is sluggish.
That heavy feeling on arising in
the morning, dryness of the
throat, with had taste, a slight
headache, dull e'cs-all show that
food has fermueu ted in the intes
tines, and that ithe body is man
tufacturing p sons instead of
Clear it a I out. divc the
stomach and owels a fresh sturt.
Encourage I ic liver to ' to
work. Man, in does all this,
without gril ing o' 1 1! akening.
It's the ide; I laxati - and liver
tonic, becaus it f ows Nature's
plan, without ' comfort, inflan
muation or forming a habit. Con
stipation may be overcome with
Liquid o r
f7 tablet forml
' . T I e 'rn -
I i It , canndy.
Ch biiren like
-+ then. a it d
. .' 10 and 25
-The Peruna Co
Pay for Election Managers.
UnderI the recent act providing for
tile election on the bond Issue for good
roads, provision was made for the
prompt payment of the election ex
lienses, including that, of the pay of
managers. Mr. Humbert, who as
chal irmanii of fite board of coutty cOlI
missioners, Is overseeing the details
of the election, asked that the manag
era be advised of this and that they
be requested to callat the proper
time for the election boxes.
Take notice that on the 7th day of
March, 1917, we wil render a final ac
count of our acts and doings as Exc
eutors of the estate of Dollie A. IIltt
deceased, in the ofice of the .Judge of
Probate of iLaurcns county, at 11
o'clock a. in. and on the same (lay will
al ply for a linal disch~arge from our
triust Is a,:, Execulors.
Any. M:ron indebted to sald estate
!s n1otifie.11nd reqire'd to 11o..se pay
11mei on thil d;ile; and all perisoins
~av ing~ c: . agai sz said ' afe will
presenh thbem on or before iaid date,
dIlly proven or he forever barred.
It. 1E. HITT ,
J1. A\. PINSiON,
(ari of Th'anks,
We take this means of' plily~
t hankingi ti;Ihe imany friends andl neigh-.
bors foir the mainy acts of kindniess
shiown duig the siekiness and at lie
decathI of our beloved father, Wad~oe II.
P'inson, aind to atssure I bem that theIr
thoughtfulness wIll eveir be r'eimem
bered by us.
"Kie-Yie-Yie ! Get
Me 'Gets-It' Quick!"
2 Drops M~ake 'oi'n "Fall Off!
"i've jolnedl the Never-again Club.
Never' agaIn wvill I use arlything for
corns but 'Gets-it'. Put 2 drops of
'Gets-it' on. and from that second the
coi'n begins to shiiivcl, insteadl of
"Oh, Don't ' ouch II It's Sn ore!"
Usee "(Jetst It" uimi It WNever
stwelling upi li e a ltfit wh11it' sponge.
Thenl It Ilose - your .ee-and~
gloi'y hallelujah! the corn conies off
mis though you'd take a glove off your
Yes "Gets-it" is thue coi'n discover'y
of the' age. More "(Jets-It" is soltd by
many times than any other corn irenm
edy In exIstence. Try It and you'll
know the reason why, it takes two
seconds to apply it, anti it dries at
once. That's all. 'Doin't expei'iment
-follow thue experience of mililions
innd use "Gets-It".
"Oets-It" is sold everywhere, 25c a
bottle, or sent on receipt ot price by
III, Lalvrence & Co., Chicago, Ill.
Sold in Iaurens and recommended
its the world's best corn remedy byl
Itureka Drug Co., Powe Drug Co., Lau
rann Drug Co.
Let Us Demonstrate Onc to You---Now
Other Styles From $15.00 Up
Press the Button---They Do The Rest
Mahogany, Golden Oak or Early English Finish
Spanish Leather Upholstering
S. N. & E. H. WILKES & CO.
Schoch Fair April 13th,1.
Preparations are being niade In the
ofilCe of the county siperintendent. of
education for j,hie annual county school
fair, which I,, to he hield thlis year. onl
April 1:1th. 'lhe fair blIletin, which i
gives fill information to teachelrs aid 1
oites;tants, will be giveni to the print- 191
erIS this wVeek and will he issiledl ini all IfI i A
probability before Saturtiday. .\lr. l t i U \III wtii l,11
livant state' that lie Is expecting the
fair t his year to be eual to if it does
not: surpauss former fair's. .\rs. lVier- I h olw~ l ieC m ais
lon ite sitpe' rvisor of' lurial schtools,
Is rendering vai luale -issistanice in ('liI ..$0000
dirawing upj the plants. I --
Thiere will he an eniter'tainmentt at
New l irmoiny (10 scolhoulse leidayi
nIght, M\arch 9ith. (Creaml and (ake
wiill lbe servedl. t Ill i :~it~I tI.. ...$ .0 ,
in l fo lii 4"eain tg St reamils In lthe
('ountv yi oLaiturents. S. 4',
Slate otf(11I (outarolina,
County of Lauirens. ~~-~E
Purtsuianit to( an Act of)1 the Genieral
A5sseInb of3'0 SonuthI ('arollina, thlere(for
lie It Itesolvred, by the ('oil t lt3 loarid
of Comm ilisionei's of I an rens County, B
in the State af'oresaid:
That thle following perlids he and
the same are hereby lixed for the Lwec akdl oet~~
cleaning of sItreanms withIn saidl coun
ty for andi during the year A. D. 1917,
outInsthe Following bydlawnduComgathes
ruar, an Bariksdaelest dy RrCoer
Tarha, and strams tyshall b claned o adcuta ~oi yFfyDlas
cleaned (during the pleriod beginning lwPdlr fcokFfyIolr
the fifteenth day of July13 andl ending IonanraiedaIaresCrtfrh irtwgnrtrkoeaed
the thIrty-fIrst (lay of AXugus'.. IhtsS . ~ le1Ii(1'O Jn n il t ~lhtsft ahadtoa
All landl owner's andi ler'sons ntin 3 .B tI7 rgno ikoeae yIlesm
charge of landls are hierehy notilled tsI ii
and requ ired to cl ean thleir st reams I.u I ,Stpr.io' o tsittlei '; ~gn rtuk
wIthin the above tnamied lperiods.
ilone and tilleod at Laurenis, f. (IeI.,te or.2-tatt "fen ~la' o ec d~in
S. C., In r'egulanr aiinnal meetinug, this ~ -----Iw o r;tc prtd13 h
the -Iih-day of Jianu tar:y, A. 1)., 1917. iI'~te ie~ fm'li~ es i t it 'titi' fsetce ilfcI 'e
4~~t~st, i. I. ll'M I'.lliT, ilr i iiiits 4'Itt) . ~ fI taa ''lhlt I l~'a s i
J. D). MOCIK, Supervisor. "i'telit 1 11 I' 'ic'l'nt'llnt;
Cler'k of the Board. 21-1I1 l'~t'ieo n.c fteUni:l 'dieso .wt~ ia'itca it
Licetse for Tlralle In Se('d Cottion or i, Itro' l' htigiil lir 'IlllasfoeoI ad;lna
I 'npaceked LInt ('ot totn in thle C'outyt3 1l~i eo e i e(ot11'1b 'hW ~ie'ttc 9i e ~'ttes n
of Lauren':s, S. ('., for' the year o'('~niisoes(fLu ''sCi i1' i't
A. 1D. 19)17. ottI('olI, rgla't;aa I ddltso lat a'(gas.Oo
State of Soulth Carolina, eitigsembe; Iui!rdad''iI't'Fye.olI "fr
County of Laurens. lhttelcnefe olel~dh al n vr aoio 'ikoi
Pursuant to ain Act of the Generalhakran illi'dogbunc;ete.
Assembly of SoutIh CarolIna, apprltoved1wtI h adcut o'ln uig AlIiesst eIse l h
the 18th day of February, A. D). h19l5, te3erA ) 97 eai esteCek(fCitto il onyadt
Iterefor prloviding;arht'b xe Itth folrigjeoffreadeetunilte1s
lIe It resiolvedl, by the County Boardanotttwt:cy ficebrA.1.17,ahi'Vd
of CommIssioners of Lattrents Countay, Frfo liilr fgol.wrs ~ yhw ioilcta l lie
In the Stato aforesaid, in t'egulat'ar an e'hnlsFfenlolr sudafe i ll'lt lyo 111
ntual meeting assembled; I~'pdlr fgos ae nltsalleft w hrso h bv
That the license for tr'afml in seed e'chnhs ntohrelaoo ae its
cotton or unpacked lint cotton withinatrckFitDolr;oninegtranulmtnga
the lImits of saId county for and dur- FolcldrSogodwran T.ires.11,*Cthth4hdy
ing the period beginnig the 15th day mrhnioi n os aoo TnayA ) 97
of August and ending the 20th day ofThryDlasAtet
December of the year A. D. 1917, and Pdlr fSoe rfagsrrte11 I IM3IIT
the same is hereby fixed In the sum offitwaoortuk Seny-veJ1.MC, prisr
Two Hndre andFift Dolat's AllDors and r ahe adt. naln waonrt f h lar.2.4