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Wksieription Price Is $1.00 Per Year
Payable in Advance.
ADVERTISEI IllNTINGc4 COMPANY
Laurens, S. C.
SelvertIsing Itates on Appllentlin.
4MinnrIes and Card of Thanks: One
cW.rod at the postoillee at Laurens,
. -C., as second class mall matter.
.Und (' if wo didnt thinh G .4len
Ie Advertis. is begainnii:1- ;mday
ba pfiikatin t' tle entire lit of
.;.s register, ( in thIs coulnty uider
elvc-ive ii law. The liSt Ii a
-me. ove ' .'), so it, is not p4Ssi
1 i print it in full in one issu. We
V , conotltinuo it print it in se(cio ns
the nire list 11:1 been cli41'let
I. 'nd(.r the 1eto110 in which Iwe
Air"dle it. we Sti*.sate that one third
S CoSt w; fall directly IponU I:
t1rouh aceupying a certaill propor
1.ar, of the palrer devoted to ad1verti;
t 14. Thle o: r two-tird of the vost
It he)refore Iuon our sllbl''rs.
-vl&: ony the raee devoted 1( reading.
Whe~v'i4'n tile alte1ilative was place(d bv
kf'm- us to print or not to print ite
;mmes we ( t< *-d ' heir news valie.
t':nut .As the g11ernmien t implied a de
i 10 have th ( ll mblishedl by plac
-Ai -thenIli our lands, we decided to
Tumniply with thle wish by hearing a1
,tsyw of the Cot-t ourselves and allow
L.~1.arle news colunins to hear the oth1
,rtmpart. Of <ourse if the list of 1nam1es
Wet.5 -not make as interesting reading
;..X soll er material which ordinarily
*.ewmk into those coltnmns. then the cost,
*/11wrigh it 'will not be immediately felt,
',WM. al1! ultinately on us. We do not
'I&ke this stateient in self-praise, but
aerely to show that often this pap1er
i2 o1.hei are enlled on for public ser
de fol Which they not only receive
9 $a .-but for which they often b(ear
Jeonsiderable loss. On the other
Awd, ihe newspapers enjoy so1e1 priv
ftmn in the way of postage rates that
efiler :btsiness enterprises do not re
.~flIre but even this privilege is grant
mitt.1y the govclmlllen1t to promote tile
!inemination of reading matter. There
-n - a ime wv :lc I hel e il( public helped
arv for this kind of service when Its
A.fvants gave an accounting of their
..nditures through the advertising
ftn hut gone are those halcyon
SW -ie publi doeLsti't wan1t to kno1w
asaT longer. or appears that way.
C 'all Conse15i ios5 .1 ily :25th"', is a) pOr
In o~~f nt head1lineO l appearing in a (laIly
orjv'r rcently3 over a dispa14.tch' from
'%lAmmhia. in regaird to that vaist armyn3
d 'Dnr'n wh'o, under11 thbe plan1 IIrovided
selves for' service In ther armly.
Yis one of many instances which
Rhav notC1)1iced( where thiese men( have
an~ styled as "C'onscr1 ipt" an i d In
.-ie~ instance the injutstice0 of it has
egnmaled to us. The armny of men ieg
'.isared under1(1' the selectlive draft bill1
Ju? Tnt a con-cripit armly. It isl not
p .~ose~d of men01 who have refuised
-aswer' thleir counitry's call nor is
I mp'111osed in) any3 conid~eralble 41e
gyof men0) who, if theCy r'ealrize tile
'o&l for thbeir ser*vitceWO ( would hsit t'
do. wiush to thle nat ion's defeinse. A
*:sse1'rpt, at( eorinlg to good aulthlority,
Cfkon1'))e complsor15ciiy enr 1olled( to serv'e
use .n. soldlier or sailor."' Tlhe wvords
rm1Vi~lplsoriy en rolled"P carry withI
cosm.n an idgea of arit rar'y enlaction2
"eVdfh w'as far froim the spIrit of the
r~d law. Wile)n a state of war was
99ttaredl the (luestlin ar'ose as to the
1/Seest )olicy to pursue 1in pr l1oviiIng an
t~ty. Consider'ations of eltleienlcy
arme nationlal welfare trompted the
sole's recpresenltat ives to decIde up 1
VWA (lhe selective (dra ft rather thanl thle
vplafpnteer Systeml. Theil people them
I, 'yevis 1had a voIce ini thle dlecision, as.1
$11y do In all mat ters Inl a governmlenlt
n ours, and1( acephted wIthou0t2 pro
Rf~' the Iplanl pr1oposed4 and1 theni adlopt -
";4 I)y4 (congress. Th'Ie selective draft
~Wi was a dlemocrati mCIleasur e by3
'gjm~ih 1110 wihOle count ry offered Its
I1eeViceOs andl ieft to Its servants the
4m~y of selectIng those most lit. One
y becotmes a soldier under02 Its prlo
tjidonTs is not a ConserlIpt. In tile gen
y necepited meaning of the w~ord(
4 tthe tI'frm is not a pplIc'able to theim.
Me ~Iuse12 of it shouhi4 he dliscon t inued0
tagof 811pit of justIce If for 11o oth
er yeason,. though certainly Its aplil
4.agginn to a soldier is not ealculated
om3 fanio hIs seri'Ice' very'CI nthlilustisi.
MAY HE PARlAD-E IlIDAY
Capt. Workman Not. Certain How
3Mnch Longer lhis Company will be
Asktedlast nigilt whethe'r or not the
Blutler Guards would be moving from
their camp here at an early date, Capt.
Workimii stated that he ;iad not re
eelved orde's to move yet and conse
quently he Is in doubt as to exactly
how lon:.; his company ..Ill yet be in
ILaurcna. [owever, he said. he ex- I
to he here probably the rest of
thi week ai'd maybe a lIttk longer,
d pemling largely on whether the
Ct'o:mpany is seit to Greenville or Co
tuphi'. if the company i sent to
G.:::'.nvilIe it wil' be her' a longer
-im util the site there' i; :,:'Ipared.
La st Friday aftorilool the company
bell the first dres:s pai radc since be
in e1ln ped here and a !av:e crowd
wt itssed a most creditable matneuver.0
i (hw compally is still hr Friday af
h tn'.nool another parade will be held,
ivti at live o'lock on t Iie school
an nd-I. As this k a very pretty
-I', the pmblie's atten io)n is directed
to it so that it may witness it.
Clip This and Pin
On Wise's Dresser
'h.eina1tntl matt lells how to Shrivel
tull Corns or elu'lIses so) they lift otff
Ouch ! ? ! - This kinil of rough
talk will bv heard less he:'e In town
it" people tro bled with corins will fol
*..w tio situ alvi< e of t!. tincintil
. :i, o claims thamt a few drops (
ofa dru-1g cailld freoewheni ap.
p;lid to a tetider. acin.:: eorn or hard- I
1.n-d enIius stopS Soren at.4 c1e1V, an1d
:'0n the Corn or callu dries till and
iif! s right oft without ;
!ie says freezone drie.5 ilillediately
an .I never ilnlame or itei irritates
:hi surr tullildilg -ilin. A .\ : ll bottle
:ftev.zolne will (o.t v. .:I te at any
,;I to :rv. but wilt positively remove
-'v :- hard or sol oorn or .:allus from
on's teet. Millions of A:nrican wo
:ien wilt welce this announcement
-7ince the inauguration a: the high
leel.. if your dr:i doesn't have
fr'e 10ne fell him to otkrd a smiall bot
I',- for you.
Now is the time to ir.- a "Quilck
Mole:1 Oil Cook Stove. .e heat, no
smoke, no odlor.
8. M. & E. I I. W LKCS & Co.
PAL.3ETTO LODGE NO. 1.9, .\.f. M.
A Irgulai r (1:1m miet' on
of Pal mtto Lodge, No. 19,
G .., will *:.' held Fri
. '' dy nlight, .*ln' '.'1th, 1917,
-it S o'lock. There will he a regular
businless meeting. Mimhers are urged
to atliid and visiting br:ethl'reni wel
1-y orde-r of
. . Anderson, Thos. 1. Swygert,
Secretary. W. M.
Make Iee Crean al ho:.w: use an
"Alaska" Freezer. Thfy feceze quick
er and with less lee.
S. M. & E. 11. WIl< ES & CO.
* $* $9 $*$* $ *$ $
S SPECIAL NOTICES. $
$ * S * $ * $ * $ * $ * $ * $
Wane i ndo 'tio carpn' A for0 work
in ('onistraini1jg ( 'overni
mnut i. \NT ON.\hl-l' neat Columbia,
'I. ('. Quarters for' boarding and
sleepinog men r'ighit on .th~e griounds.
of' work for everiybodf~ and1( goodl wag
'5. IHe paltriot ic an ld U0 ~our bit. Lest's
Itaini tie boys buefore' the 'reI senlt to)
the f ronlt . Take reei t'for railrtod
tare, whtich we will ref'und to you af
ier you have worked a week.
lIllIIDAWAY CON'I'RA(TiiNG C0.,
F~or Suale-C(ow~ fresh ini mlilk. A 1)1ly3
toV \icter WVeatherics, lIt .1 Lauren is.
Notice---I forblid atyone to litre or
iiarbour .\amnie Lee .1 ohnmison totr the
year 1917 as he Is unditer contract ithm
lit' for t he enj Ire' yea i* A n ytlne V l 1( I
inlg this nio fee.. wif' lhe plrost'(ted to
lhe ful lest./tatent o2f the' law. II. II.
Poole. ' 49-2t
F'or Saie-T'Ihree montIhis oild .1 ermsey
ill! i ('nl, ert t'icld to regist ratloln.
SPrice $25.. W. P'. Todd(, 'lar'kSdaile, S.
Wntedt4I-People to know that wve
sell hail1 and I lfe Insu:ranceo. See usi,
call, write or phon r. Garret t & Citl
ber'tson, Waterloo, S. C. 45-3t
THE GREATEST I
For Rheuimatism, Indig
stipation' and Liver a
Is Piurely Vegetab
, Habit Forn
Death of J. .A. Webb.
1r. J. A. Webb, a well known farin
er :iving about two miles from town
on the Greenville road, died Thursday
afternoon and was burled Friday at
Gray Court. He had been in ill health
for about three months, so his death
was not unexpected.
Card of Thanks.
I wish to thank the many friends
who assisted me In The Advertiser's
contest and to assure theim that their
help was greatly appreciated. To those
who helped me I feel as grateful as if
I had won the biggest prize in the list.
Lives there a mai
patriotism at the appr<
It will be a busy,
will be expected to lei
We've things to v
and to your appearanc
Summer suits in tw
Tailored well, but lightl
THE PALM BEACH S
A cool wash fabric
Cool Hats, cool Shi
Miss Claudia IMooro, of the Laurena
mill village, and Mr. Jim Wise, of the
W -atts , were happily married Sat
nirday afternoon, Rev. J. L. McIn of
* Big Fourth at (1u1 (1lb.
The Fourth of July will be cele
broted with a big shoot and barbecuc
at the Gun Club n Mr. Ford Franks'
placo between hero and C'li'ton. Thc
Club1) i; i,aling extensivo prepardtions
for the e-:ent andl a big day is expected.
The shoot will begin about ten o'clock
and a barbecue will be serve at 1
o'cltock. Th( public In invited to at
i with soul so dead that h
)ach of the nation's holida
banging, booming day an
id a hand.
rear that will add a groat
e, as well.
o-piece style. Fabrics of
y and beautifully. They're
JIT IS THE POPULAR AND IDEA]
that will launder well.
rts, cool Underwear and coo
- the ma
* ~ mieaur
Expert Opera ra. east Prints
Frons r Negatives.
Pvrmpt &st I IvE~ ir~f'eceived be
tor* 10a e ai m e day Mail us
trial roll and we willtsend you notice
trie1 aondrints an1 free enl %rgo.
1nen4 p4artlci art. Brownie, Prints. sc.
Clko paper usad.
GLOBE OPTICAL COMPANY.
Largest Kodak Finishing Laboratory
In Iho Mtate
Greenville. S. C.
e is not quickened with
I every man and boy
deal to your comfort
.ool Serge or Homespun.
full of summer comfort.
IHOT WEATHER SUIT
I everything at cool and
- Fisnotpqicenpyfred ..t
maneveay manrnd that
uo Setrer Homteespn.
> severthiataoer and
eAGFENSa S FOAleRs
nea.tinsfaction i to bue
MRS. T. F. BA1111 DEAD.
Mrs Ida Babb, wife of T. F. Babb,
led at her home In the Rabun conm
unity Saturday afternoon at 2:30
clock. The funeral services were
ld at Ilabun Creek church Sunday,
ic services being conducted by her
star, Ilev. Hopkins. A large num
r of people from tIN-.t vicnity and
irrounding territory attended the
Mrs. Babb was the daughter of the
te W. D. and Mrs. Nancy Owens, the
Lter of whom still survives her. She
as a life-long member of l1abui
reek church and all of her life she
as actively engaged in church work.
lie will be greatly mibsvd in hicr
ur1-h1 and coniunity.
Ucs ides lier 1111bd and inother,
Lis. Id1l3h is survive(i 1-Y tlie follow
I. children: Mrs. Smith N-Martin, Miss
lie Babb and .lMr. H ouston lIabb, all
f tihe Rabun community.
Statemenplt of the Corndition of the.
PI-0PLES LOAN & EXCl. BANK,
ovnted i at LItauren s, S. C., at the close
of business June 20, 1917.
.ns and Diisconnt.... ..71,137.32
lverdrafts ........ .. ,6.79
(onds and Stock.s owned by
tie Hank .......... 25,000.00
. I'liture and Fixtire: . :1,250.0
lanlg I louIs .. ........ 10,000.0
hie from inaika and llankl
oh1l1 .. .. . .. .. ... . . . . . -140.001
ilver and Othier Coin ...2,,N99.21;
'h.e1ks aund (ah lten: .. 1 d9.52
Total ............. ..$13,6930.4 1
'apital Stock Paid In .. .$10104.0.00
urplus .und .. .. .. .. .. 25,000.00
Idivided Proltils. less CuIr
rnI lt Exp(s1SV anlld Taxes
'aid .. .................380:1.9
)ue to IBanks and lankers I .1.i9
)ividenlds 1'npaid ...... .I1.00
nd lividual Deposits Fiubject
to Clih . . $ :, 1 .'
aviln"s Deposils . 16.199.15
Iiu' Certiilcates of DO
posi. . . . . . . . . 107.277.N1
'ashier"; Checks 7-14.0-1 21 S,383.27
tills ylIhi e, including. Cer
tiicaltes for Money br
owe .................. 0000.00
state of Soulth Carolina,
Collity of Liaurens, ss.
lefore Ine cant' . 'AV. T1ine, Cash
or of tie above naied bank, who, be
ng dull1y sworn, says that lie above
mnd foregoing state oent Is a Irte con
lition of said bank as shown by the
icoks of, said hanh.
Sworn to and sibscribled before nie
his 21'th day of June, 1917.
1'. G.. ialli.
Correct Attest: W. A. \'atts, J. W.
l'odd . P. Joies, IlAreclors.
Stateient of the Condition of the
BANK OF (R.AY C'OURT.
I.(oeted att Gray Court, S. C., at the
lose of busiiess ,imine 21), 1917.
Koans and Discounts .. ..$I06,528.90
3)verdrafts. . .1,777.96
londs and Slocks ow1led by
the IBank .. ... .. .. ...6,500.00
'nitur've and Fixtures . 1,701.63
lanking Ioluse .. . .. .. 1.750.00
)ther Real IEstate owned .. 1,000.00
)ue from Danks and flank
Ts .... . ....,95.86
olde ..a..d.. ........ ...2.50
Silver' and Other Coin .,. 51.76
Total .. ........ .....$128,9-16.61
b l AlILIT'lINS:
'ajital Stock Paid 13n ,. . .$ 25,000.001
.rndividedl Profits. less'Cuf'
rent IExpenses and Trxes
P'aid .. ...............,0931.21
Dividends l'n paid ... . 20.0)0
ndilvi dua D Ieposdits S.ubject.
to C'heck.. ...... .....32,031.1.6
savin3gs De'posits ........ -.12.93
1,'ime (Certificates of IDep osi t 24;,7.2
:asuiler's ('heeks.. . .. .....5.69
Ilills P'ayable, including Cer
tificates for' .\0oney botr
rowe .. . .. .. . .. 22,500).00
To(tal.. ........ .....$128,9-f6.61
State of )1 Southi CarioIlina,
(County13 of Laurenls, 5s.
1l0fore me3 camne L. Ii. hhrooks, Cash
ier of 3134 above name314d bank, whIo, be(
ing duly13 swor)3n, says that the abbv'e
133nd'( 3oregoing statecment is ai tru3e conl
litiIon of said bank, as shown hy the
books of said b~ank.
1L. 11. IIROOKS.
thi1s 20th dI(ay otf Junie, 1917.
W. 1I. .\ileCain,
Cor3rect At test : R. L. Gray, (I. I'.
IDorr'oh,* S. ]. .\Iart in, Dilrectors.
estion, Chronic Consti
nd Blood Disorders
le, Containing No
For Sale By
brug Co., Lauren., S. C.
rug Co., Lauren., S. C.
armacy, Clinton, S. C.