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MURBE NS, S. V., NOV. 8, )1917.
Th'lie wheat campaign gained a won
(!h-rftli ilupet('t s t \ ; we("k, ac ordling:
to all accounts. Illtriners ar express
ing their 'atriotisniu aid iIraclt'icing
sottild finance at the sanie tille. lave
YOU (one your bit?
o(dtton is selling above :Me( a pound.
To sell ri not to sell is the question.
11 may gohnror it nial go lower.
Who knows? If it goe .; up the owner
will bie calhd lucky. If it goes down
he will Ie called uncompliientary
ii iiis. If we had any, we would
The Carolina Pariner and Stock
man" is a new farmt paper recently
issuted from Johnston by three enter
p1rising ohi I Carolinians. The paper
is to bI,' devoted to the agriettiural
in1t1erests of This state. A farm paper
whose pac'es are devoted to the imme- i
diate p'roblentis of South Carolina
ar nier 1 ould be mode of great value
to this state whete farmI papers are
not read as widely as in some states.
TLi paper has tie plromnis( of sultp
port from influential quarters and
doulitttless will prove a valuable necets
:1(1 to tile inLib iationis in the state.
* * s
The people of, this e;.,. elnm it a
rivilege to have had the mnelllh( r of
the }!It infantriy hand Vi it., ga'ss
hist niig ' antd to listen to its :pin
did n(I n'olle'rt. ''hei inmc:dite enti: of
Ilie b ni'" coinjg Was t:) raise tite'y
for t war' pt!'tposes. a lauidable one itself,
t'it in additi!on the invitation to theIlt
included tan ei'a.;ion of this city's
appr1ec'iationl (of the :"u(ob l''s :<-,erifice.
It is not leraying a se let to t
that whin it bevnl kneowIi thiat 111'
ioldi rs we0r(1 colIli n i t it' . "1'ommtt itte
inl ebhar:t" of the, al rlin ell a h:tti
nt rntll'sili tliielhon' i li o ft ering to
enltertainl onei l e (l l o:' th: t wi'11 l.ile
o('re. TIhe" : Plendit 1 t n:-i '"n
} is 11 ltit l0 ll It ~ -5I '0I i 'e t' i
lt n i i gin (:m r 1! illn =t: 0 11 .!
nu11 lof i ' :. ( c h l r ''ih ' t 1"( t' 1 - h c
out :he pr 1, fa n abh r<-! IitIl
Smith, of the eastern federal district
eof Soi ulai .iu'tlI , ill t'::aid to :Im
lintert-sm i':( Iranspt..!l"tion (t0' n-iidh y,
puts oil the lid -ill tighter in ti
state. l'ndler this ttlling. not only e
it uniwltful to1 ha ie whiiskey shci;et'd
JIllr'po'ses,* but it is ailso unlawfuI til for it
the( Silinl ellurpos(. 'PThis rling takes
away1l~ .311 is las le of tdtft'ise of the'
backI lhte/ i n ai him~ Thereiitt ii n to way
of~cl getion irun iti a 1lo''i irtw ' e et
1,e 14et sil to' lnticiipine sleknie'ss.
Juing byi tr ii umberit' ii'emits e
'l'ir fuil -it ititf I. i ; t l'riiti oneil
in tlh' liti. . Thir ii nolit enIought tt
sup jply the' ihaand anad anIythlingi a I
rtti inetg lri asonable'pies won't buiy
It. It is h l ral''in: cal tt go (lit In
the counatry after it. The average
stance. ianntl walk away firomi his
job1 to go out ill the 'ounli1tri fitr lilis
(own1 nodl i fi lhe 00913 tgt Il af--I
Se'r hie got :ht ri'. lia the 'ountr itt' i s
anyIl>'I sh~id hiliffe'r fr'om Cot i ther'e,
b(cauIse' t' wods are' at hand and it
is onily necess'ary ' 1 to go a shior't dis
tanIce' to grt It. This '>xptigina whyI3
the:C (oat dealer's hiave r'efu"'eed to selI
(oal to Ipeple firoim the' (botryt durt
ing the past fe'w (lays. In town, coal
or wood ia a necessity which musit he
supplied by) the fuel dlealersm. InI the
sountry coal is a convenience andl
mood may be khud at thb eixIpfnse of a
tittle labor or money.
Bosehee's German Syrup.
Why use ordinary cough rerhedies,
ithen Ilosehee's Oerman Syruf has
been used so sulccessfully for fifty-one
years in all parts of the U~nited States
for coughs, bironchuills, colds settled
in the throat, especially Jung troubles.
It gives the patient a goodI night's rest,
free from coughing, with easy expec
toration in the mor'ninfg, gives ptatur'e
a chance tc noothe the inflamed parts,
throw off the disease,' helping the pa
tient to regain his health. 25 and 75
What. About Wheat I
:'olonel .loiii II. Wharton, the sena
tor from Laurens, in a statesmanlike
utterance in The Laurens Advertiser
declares: 'Anybody with foresight ca
see t hat bread means more to the~
world now than we have ever known
before. Why should I leave my chance
for wheat bread next year to uncer
tain conditions (there are so many
ahead of us) when I can be certai
about the matter by having some a
home of my own raising? The Lau
rens county farmer who fails to do his
best in land, fertilizer and attention h
c'ertainlly very slow to see is plair'
duty not only to his country, but to his
wyife and children."
A. ii. Moore, another Laurens farm11
(r. says: "Yes. I'll sow wheat. It has
heen a gi'ood poley all these years;
now it's the only policy. lread enough
for home us;e by every Southern fatrm
e' means vitally helping in this hi
tiehit. And then what g~oodl's my cottail
whl the flour bar:l's empty?"' 11. S
\\allace says that he has always sowed
wheat and will give it the best possibl.
chaice. addiig "I'nder present food
(onditions I would he a very foolisl
and short-sighted farmer to do other
wise." ii. 11. lllakely says "Always son~
wheat. Not as a money-making pro
position but for bread. More import
ant now than ever before in my mem.
ory." J. T. A. Llaliew says: "This yeai
we are planning on my place to 'ea1
bread by the sweat of our brow'. and
eachi man must do his own sweating
The landlord caln look after the inter.
est of himself and his renter in no
other way het ter this year than by see.
ing that every man raises his owr
wheat. Any other policy seells fool.
ish, to say nothing of being unpatriot
c." C. If. Irolt sees the situation very
elearly: ''The Government is asking
our young mien to go to the front. We
know what we think of one who won'l
willingly go. It is asking of the oldet
clne: n otin11 more iurIent right unu
than wee plan to make our bread a
home. Frankly, I think the man wh<
is not planning to do so is a 'slacker
TIhe manl who isn't looking out for hi:
own bread at home 1 now needs a guard
iai and his government ought to I.
hn go hungry." .1. M. Samerel i;
goin g to sow wheat as he has doane it
the plast, for "the possibility is t,1hI W(
niay not. have flour bread next yea
and I am making ready.' Toy A. )rum
mn110d says hat le will sow wlcat til;i
tall and wiil expect his tenantls to fol
low his course. onl his it. V. I). rout
mo1r1 wheat than usa1al is being sown
The ilon. W. I). iByrd always has grolw1
whe:(at and will k, t l on. tie fiuls tha
pltin;: it on L(,id reId land he i
:W? toI make' i' "a.. ratitabh-) ( role."
T'he farm demon:st rat i(11 gen It" hay
:i : ,t : a cam 'a n fnr ''(eater an(
ore ", ;enelt( ' i ' luel'tion of whena
r~liantV (,f 5111h a ('our!:"l is atuplty :II
li d '" Ills Illrei l ('I s count} fat iner(11
\w hoI'S' opinions have bee r(pIl'o(Iuc<(
Th, Lt4,a ren:: A tdvrtislr. I'p i
:hi time there has been little pilre lliI'
llantlling wheat11 and4 "aIs. Some ix
plain thir (o51tly inaction by1 si ayil1u
t hat theiy areI latec iln geti ng out theil
I tston, th+ Cat l is sorf t~i ad l
.1 x. year. Ti s illustlra. e. thi.' 11ti
41) ud1 rfe rd 1 1 :12< ( .t14 oh n I ,..l ly WI "I
Ixp -(-' :ther 'la opl tll oarilc 1a11
i ; tu1(' m."o s F Ir'w are t elt in:- 1
141(. Ilor lolttn il Ient Io Ill' Ithl''l'
(' iI 'o: :.I d 11 ay11 il 111 n'154i, for 1114
th e t14!' 11hey 11r4 i .llr(i y111 .110 11
i 1 this stat and win a his com(irCCv ae
v0ar. Thi woua d h bn e j'Vst' ('th rvetl1
of)1' I wha lhoub he110 the 11ase, from th<
govnitett. shouh poducel enIug
('h(IlOl to bi rfeed nto lies i natPll~ion th
thaloters (1hat larse joii fothds 1f
to supply thi tand all tihe forther ato
Oile anCorl~in rho armer haes alt
tomplorrsuippo whctis tprtdisee asm
homeat yer nent soanery osmunty
may tile mai tirea tinendheah iti
en01 mayrav to g cfleon wthy amdal
hovernmenty.o bhed.prblty of C
longui eht ing farers ofreath Thr
110coodi burdent~l foes ih roodrt.
ingIi prootin ripon Amieric ay tfhi
farmanrwh dot at enouh fdutuffh
cotoruply mghis brllteadhe ation
ia sackerSerymsforce renidoll
0to er npution thalyInt is trenh
eont, ias nt ouanros, aftus rh
ofblthe manein thle tencs. I
Card of Thanks.
I wish to express my sincert
thanks to the neighbors and friends
who were so kind to us during the re.
cent. sickness and at the death of my
mother. May God's richest blessings
rest upon all of them.
Robert L. Walker.
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* MNFORDI NEWS.
- et. e e e e ec e e ec
iLanford, Nov. 27.-A wedding of
much interest to the people of this
community occurred at Rock Hill lasI
Saturday when Mrs. Jess -lucy Can
non became the bride of Mr. Burtor
Massey. Mrs. Cannon was a great
favorite around here and a very ac
complishetd -woman. We extend 'to
them our hearty congratulations and
Iter. Miller .tilled his regular ap
pointment Sunday morning.
Our school is still progressing n ice
ly and the ladies of the Rural 'im..
pro eimet association enjoyed thc
IProgram) ridiay afternoon immensely,
They also had a very enjoyable meet
in of tle association. Miss 'Nance,
Ili s Iobin Patterson and Mrs. Thom
as deserve our many thanks and hear
ty alprociation for the splendid pro
rain and del ihtful refreshments
served. We are looking forward to a
rood day at the township fair next
Friday at Youngs school house. We
hope all the schools of the township
will be present for we don't want ev
enl our township to lag but be in the
race with the others fr' some of those
prizes -heside the good of the work
they are doing,
Little Dorris Taylor was hadly bit
ni by a vicious dog last week. We
hoipe it will not prove serious.
I ir. -. O. l'osey, of Woodrtuff. stop
ped to see his uncle, Mr. C. 1). Cox,
one day last week.
Mr. 11. W. .lohnson stopped to see
2 7 The CI
I ' Store h
7 to attei
his parents a few moments last
Thursday on his return to Spartan
We are sorry to report the death
of Mr. Sim Crow. He was a good old
mian and leaves a large family of
children, all grown and families of
their own. Ile was the father of Mr.
Toy Crow of this place.
The missionary society enjoyed the
'ospltallty of Miss Othello Johnson
Dr. E. C. Posey and Miss Lucile Cox
dined with Mr. C. ). Cox and family
OYSTER S P1' P im.
Anl, oystetr Supper anti "pie" so
"iil will be given at, the Ekotm
wIoo1l hoise PI'rridway night. Nov.
30thi. The publlic" is courdialy\ inl
-i t ('d.
$ *9$ * $ .*$*; 9*$ * $ *
$ SPECIAL NOTICES.
Proteet. Your- ('ars from Freezingf
by using .Johnson's .'Fre ze Proof".
Lasts all winter, $L per gallon.
Waldlop's Garage. 19-51
Lost-Yesterday 01} public square,
purse conttining fofr Five Dollar
bills. Reward for Ats return to .1.
Willie I lenderson. -19-1t-d)(l
W1anted-Two go [<l..coi's fresh in
nil1k. W. 11. Knigh . 19-1-t
't'respass Notice--I hereby forbid
all persons to hunt or otherwise tres
pass in any way on my/ lands known
as the Burgess place a d- 'the loyd
place near Madden. J. S. Bennett.
Not.ie--All persons are hereby
wgained against. trespassing, hunting,
wood-ctting or hauling fallen timber
from the estate of )r'. T. 0. and D. A.
'T'odd in Sullivan township. All per
sons caught in the above said offense,
will be proseeuted. Mrs. Mi. I,. Todd,
For lien Two horse farm, about.
it r r-/1. -
Y.'" ""t , '-'i fel f
ADY FOR Y
eatest jevent of the
iristm~s Opening of
as corne to be loked
:h imhortanece. ,This
t in our history, and
id and view the won
re is full to over-flov
Lfn meet every desire
Parents! Do not fai
>y and pleasure for
After you have seer
>ut how the children
mid-.way between .aurens iand Clin
ton. Has six roon dw ling and nec
essary outbuilding. pply to W. P.
iipp, Laurens Route 3. 19-21-p(1
Trespass Notice-All persons are
hereby warned against unting or oth
erwise trespassing up 4n the lands of
the W. W. Jones esta ? irs. W. W.
Trespass Notice-A I 'persons are
hereby warned again t huntingil cut
ting wood or .othorwo trespassing on
my laid. H1. L. Bla if. Laurens, S.
Ginning Notlee-- itil further notice
our gin days at Ma enwtill 'be Thurs
day, z"riday and S fday; at E komn,
Friday and Eaturday. J. D. Culbert
son. - 19-4t
For Sale--Coup .o -Fords. Gooo
condition. T. Rt. -1, sterby. 19-1t
Wnnte'd-I~o you want morphine,
laudanum, paregor i, cocaine or any
other drug, if so w ite. or some in per
son to the Keeley (natitute, 1329 Lady
Street, Columnbia, S. C. 19-51
.notice--All persona are hereby
warned against hunting, especially
o'possums, fox and irds..atid all other
kinds of animals o t"passing in any
way, by agents, e ., upon our land.
J. L. and M. J. Nabors. 19-1Lt-pd
To ('lose Qt-Four mules. wagons,
registered Red Poll Bull, plow stocks,
harrows, mowers, reaper and all oth
er tools for six horse farm. Sell at
it sacrifice. In next draft. Apply to
R. S. Dunlap, Laurens, S. C. 18-2t-pd
Notlce---All persois are hereby
warned against hunting, especially
Oi)ossums, fox and birds and all other
kinds of animals, or trespassing in any
way, by agents, etc., upon our lands.
S. H. Fleming and Son,
W. J. Fleming,
Mrs. S. II. Fleming,
Dr. IR. II. Bryson.
For Sale--My house In the western
part of town. One-third cash, balance
7 per cent interest. H1. Nichols. 17-If
Cotton Seed--This year I bought a
lot of Cook's Improved Big poll cot
ton seed from the Coker Pedigreed
Seed Company, Hartsville, and saved
the seed absolutely pure by ginning
from 12 to 15 bales at a time and sell
ing the seed from the first bale. I
have a limited lot of these seed on
hand now and will part with a few
bushel:( to the first who call for them.
Already sold a few bushels and en
yer foeh hl
in ou lineande
g1/ qusto. Wec
:iuiries are being made every day. See
me early to get a planting. W. B.
knight, 'Iaurens, S. C. 17-5t
For Sale-A few choice Aberdeen
Angus calves of both sexes. Also
Rhode Island Red cockerels of best
strain. Address J. B. Humbert, Ware
Shoals, S. C. 17-5t-p4
Ladies-- now have my samples of
ladies' suits, coats, waists, children's
suits, etc., which I will be glad to
show you . Mrs. G. S. McCravy, 301
West Main street. 15-5t
Money to Lend-I am prepared to
place long time loans on improved
farms In Laurens county, repayable In
easy instalments. Low interest rate,
small expense. Persons wishing to
borrow should apply early. C. D.
Barksdale, Atty. 14-1Ot
Notice to Trespassers-All persons
are hereby warned against hunting,
cutting timber or otherwise trespass
ing upon my lands. W. ). Owens,
Gray 'Court, Route 1. 14-8t-pd
CLYDE T. FR ANKS
Farmers! See Me