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.BBEVILLE-GRLEEN WOOD MUTUAL
PROPERTY INSU iEI) $2,400,000.
WRITE OR. CALL. on the under
signed for any information you umay
desire atout our plan of insurance.
We insure your property against de
Fire, (( 'indstorin or Lightning.
And do s( cheapter thanl any) insuanl'lce
coutplny in existest-.
ittneniber W' are i1' ICjLremrd to prove
to you that o1 t: Is lte .atlest and1!
cheaptest ; 1:a1ti ol intlrance knlown.
Our a.-socialIt n .. now Iicensed toi
write insauranece in the Bounties of Ah
beville, .rteniw ood, Met ortiek, Lau
rens and l'didelield.
The 0lliers are:
i:EN. .1. 1Fis.\."l:t LYON. l'resid1ent,
('olin llia, S. V.
+. R. Bti, l:iE, ('en. Agi., Secy. &. Treas.
(ireennotod, S. (,
1)I I ( 'TO1(S:
, 0. (-rat .. .. .. . !t. Ca rIel, . C.
. \I. ( Iunbrell. . .'. . A h eville, 8. C.
0. i. ( hills. .. .. ..Iltradley, S. C.
A. W. Younfa hitotod .. .. IIoIges, S. C.
h . i'. .\lorrah. .. .. ..W illinlgt n, S. C.
L. .N. C'hamberwlain ...\le('oriniek, t. ('
fit. } i. t .hhohun .. . I':ellehl. . C.
F Tr. it Ii rt n. on I aEUI 5111,.
nellrlalgia. I roths u0. sut'e, still' and
. olle tij int:,, a.. i. tl e' h eadl , h.aCk
and ~ .l lit1, o n , hlit. lil, e . Agi.r
011e al Ili!t' pain ! ' I;; tli:jljHars as if
by l.ag S.
A 1ew tr'.\1'tiy 1 i le1 int e nally an
*kte1'Iialy tar10 ('utglhs. ('1)1(15, crou1p,
sore throat, (liltliea and tonsil Ts.
This oil is concded to e the iost
penetrating reutedy known. Its
prompt and immediate effect. in re.
olleving join is (an to the fact that it
penetratecs to the affectedl party at
once. As an illustrationl, polr tel
drops ol the thickest piece of solo
Geathew and It will penetrate this sb
stance througih and through ill thire
Accept no substitute. This great oil
in golden red color only. Every bot
tle garantee L 5 ec ad $1.0pr a
bottle. or aneyil rf, oed 're Lau
rens rug te 7- f
HUGH B. CUNNINGHAM
OIVie ENGINEER (M. A. S. C. E'S.)
SURtVEYS-I)ESIGNS ANI) CON
In Steel, Concrete, Wood.
WATERLOO, - S. C.
Care ,Prlmetto Bank, Laurens, S. C.
W. M. NASH
Terracing e Leveling
Gray Court, S. C.
Undertakers and Embalmer
Valls answered any hour day or night.
Simpson,Cooper & Babb
Attorneys at Law.
Will Practice In all State Courts
Prompt A stentlon Given All Business
M. B. DIAL. A. C. TODD
DIAL & TODD
Attorneys at Law
Enteriprise Bank Jhuildigi,
'PRACTICiE IN ALL4 COUJRTS3
Long Tlimet Loansn Negotiated.
Blackwell & Sullivan
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
Prompt attention given to all business
Money to Joan on Real Estate
fl~ce Phone ' Rlesidence Phone 95
Ofik . ..mons Building
I. tl'eatherstone W. ii. Knight
FEATHliERSTON E & K NIGHTl
Attorneys at Law
JAurenB. S. C.
All Busln sx Initruisted to Our Care
Will Havie i'romipt anmd Careful Atten
Oflice over I'ailmetto Bank
i.Mr. Featherstone wIlI splend1 Wednes
rliay of each week in ilaurens.)
J. ROY CRAWFORD
flats, Tracings, Bdue Prints, Etc.
T'elephone 204 . Clinton, S. C.
Dr. T. L. Timmerman
Laurens, South Carolina
Odlce In Peoples Bhank Building.
DR. W. F. FLOWERS
Eraduate with 12 Years Experience
Dentist and Snrgical Work
' Psawfa Drug Srnav
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'T'O 1OOl1 BOOKS. *
* A Letter of ApprecIation For *
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I ecenItly I hiiI ou Ii the kindness of
I wt goi-hearted Souls, who realize
ple asure is clouled" .by sharling; with
othe r:, I h~ave had ther enin~.% ent that
('rotaes r'rom re ;1ling a 'worthl while
bookrl. ly ;,heekel:; f'or bulying books
for liny 44WII vteLdin, .tr1' I'w andt far bei"
I ween. All mint havre ~(one linto school
books andl( I wish he~artily thant I did no01
feel like I Iere watl:; grafi seli lewhere inl
that usliness of changing school books
Iut this I do kniow, w' were verain
ly confr'onted With a nice sItate of af'
fairs in 1,a uenOIs o1n , w11' N henI having
stat, hooks wouhd i' eexchang (dl!
But don'I Ilet's get Oil II that Sail and
Ininor chord, hil I 1114 l l l 4oulhow really
wotII wI hV ile ".\dIveLItures in I I rit(' -
ship" , h,by lIani'I (;rey on )I I is :
\n1 oh411 11t 'r 1 pV in .\l in t I' t \ I -14 's
in :Ind4. !Ii, little t'1r1n working4 w'ith
his w hands ainI to;I koin.; 1 r4 1(:; l h
all ~t l u i :;ue in c'ontact Ith1 S) ('ag;'r
u<, ,: 1 bt) i n''' r"";1din:: the- ho;ok whi16,h
w:(a m hal I lint by ;I :,.nil (' -doeur!)I.
I 1 ( 1 :I hin1 ll 'r e' Li-1114" 1 in I tly
r-l m , i h. (:I%' ilil , 14 11 h lrseI li ' being -
h:t' un1(41 4I I st ne11'tI L11- lirst hap10tLr
;I'111 i1:.hl t41 ()111ris11t for it d'118 aIl tt ih
w o .(ln u lIo ta le 1siiottWilyI phiy
ing ) he4 elL's in front of the liv ry slat
ble slopldItg a momII etI l and (ye(1 ine a
skan1ee, as; ii, perlhane,1 I uihO hf
subie t for all asyl lI ,1
'ou who read nhis anld are fond of
reading, now ha111 lh. Christmas times
are h(re, get ".\dventures in lriend
ship", 1111ild up a ch rry Wood fire, "t hl e
world forgetting and by the Worbd for
go" Sped a o pleasant hou1r up in snow.
hind .l'aine with an holnest old farm
er, sti g Li auly, omfort and14 daily
enjoymen1 in good. old-fashioned, Ioml
dmo)n-pelsed things of life.
Yon Will el hthe het (erI for it and
when yIoul have finished pass it on to
some one like me whose shoeke3s are
few f'or buying books. Not long since
an .\dv'enturer in FTPriendshipI came( to
c'. All Inly III lIflong i have tried to
e1 I omatoes and to honestly say I
like them, bunt till this clam.e my wa(1y
I could not.
'hen the good aptist - Women met
In their animal W. M. qt, '111e of the
ists I'S a Imle to le, "Aunt Kate , d(1. let
me help you to these nie slice toma
loes, 'I know you are fond of them".
"N-o-o", I slowly a nswereI (how r
did wish I coIald gushingy say, 'llow
delightful! I certainly dIo'.) "I know it,
is fashionable, hut. hcave ner oer
ed to like tomatoes, yet." She -heam
ed at Ime througho her dpes as though
she was seeing m11e for the first oimf,
"is that so? Neithe have I and 1
am glad to find com pany'." And we
But1 in the late fall there a1e to
t 11'om. a schoolmate of 1.. '14. C. days
.OnL' *half-do-.en I'ond rsa Iomatoes
and I verily believe 1 with the elp of
i little sugar) I am going to like to
maloes In mly old age. ,
1(ittled woma1413 L In uper Au I(for
witel t's y u a d m ,i h a
pring, get~g1 us1( a L pakae of10 Ponder
011a (Ifd and0 101e1 1f lwedn' bet into(
you emsn "Ae 8<eap o'il Iivn' If by1 headg
ar lA.11 GIet. lady ing the ity3o
"1nurens, notd flor era801 cutre, my
mVe noI (long11 dince ad~ sai, "Aun8
Kat, have bae bookef holem t'mdsur
to 1m(1 Tl 1110 a1 lIttIlea rai be t was in
'm frank tho sayfesshave woenikhav.
disPlt nted-J40ust aln , s iple a p et
ry of everyday JIIth igtn a jingly 0 a1
way1(111' a eaIng to me.1 I11(lt h Ie Ipoetry8
'' th rhymei wit lae ingoad a~1 lift
to 1it and Illu s ly LI v 1111 t A ~ a
h'eapivi '. I~' nI
'm g(o igI ('011u11' a1 tew lines1from
soeo thide es <1)o likedn Ins and~s
"yil tapprnla ways" leif ohe hart
tac TdtheFnr Toughofmt.wo
Itd have ncot woned aisou today"l
of yar catan in eruth Inder iay:
pont ton the smlrefoI avetbehind t
that was recited so long and faithful
ly at Rosedale beginning: "Blessings
inl thee, little man". The author
touches the leart of all America in
"'The March of the V4r" and many a
heart throbs in sympathy in
\\'e little thouIght1 how\ much they
tiIennisi tIhe bleeding htearts of
'ile wa was oh! so dislant then,
11he :;rit'f so far- away,
We en tiin't 4' he e\v('l4;1131
Maa vh w\olnen piray ;
\1e couldn't se'nse flhe 'V(1 iii (of wvo(
lhal rested lin that land,
hilt now ou1r boy Is (l,1 le g.,, tda.y
Lsittle w\oman riown Ilo .%,;egl \\'a.
who t1hanke'd meilt for ('hll;I het' ell
'Aunt ,lane of K~entulcky", if' yo l tile
e(oms add "A Hleal) o' I .iv in' " lo your
.\nd nl)w as this is possibly the Ia.-l
lette"r I .;hall wrife this vear' for you
readlers. dear .\iertislr, let me thankI
olu and all w h hhave V.1\ been kind to 4i4
in th year !1917 I''r the lan of these"
ioI book. or 11h1 Ira'l( t \\ 41 I 1 4
11'i a t\ hi l , I I t:: 444 44 'I l i1( Il lilt. 4
lire Ii tII 1 ten I n, o' IIe 11' (
lIi' . r \ l Il e 4 a; l h 1 : -1 fe' n 1:1,
.4 t ;44i 4 ti (-bII jsta s 1444 44,
11:11 I could Iut repaly
\ Iort ni ' o file' 814 1 4 's 1u 1:1t
rhoni n along Ih \ ay
.\nd l u1(I ha v'e lnew t\i- h Ibis tear1.
this only it wohIr it
I'd like oI( h t he h sort of I'iend hil t
yelu have ie(n1 to 114".
li0( 1 -:JI I 0t 1:131.\% N11 1tl'PI
will qluiet your ongh. soothe fil, in
ilamiatiol of a sore throat and lungs,
stop irritation in the bronh ial lubes,
insuling a good night's rest, flret' from
coughing and with easy expeeloral loll
inl the morning. .\lade and sold in Am
erica for lifty-two yeai's. A wonderful
I)'escrip lti, assisting nat ure in build
ing uplt your general health and throw
ing off the disease. Especially useful
in Ilunlg Ir oubille, astilia, eC roupil, iron
cltiis, etc. l'or sale by Powe i)rug Co.
3n and 110 cents bot t les.
KIllN.\P'Pi.:it O1 BAIty
KEE'S ('ON FESSI-:s
('lande Piersol 'Makes ('onfession Imi
plicntLing Numnlwr of Others In Plot.
Series of hidnapping- Plots Iind
Spirngtield, .Mlass., I)ec. 22- (laude
C. Piersol, who was recently sentenced
to serve thirty-five years In the Mis
sonri prison for the albduction of baby
Lloyd Keet, and now is charged wit 1i
the infant's nrder, has made a con
fession to Sheriff Ward MacIkey, oi
Webster county, le sheriff announe
ed tonight. 'T'he confession im p1liea
ted several persons now under arrest
and others who have been mentioned
from time to time,
The tidnapped child died of poi
soning, according to liersol's alleged
confesion, It drug ha'ing been ad
ministered by one "Riley" to put tilit
child to sleep and keep it quiet
Riley Is named by liersol as the lead
er of the gang and the man who plot
ted the abduction, but. he says a manm
flow uinder arrest under the flame ot
RItley and held for the Sprlngfield ani
thorit les Is not. the right Iiley.
Accordling to the sIgnified confes
slon , Ptirsol adits hiIs parit in thIi
abducii(tion), but1 says' It was RItley whe
el Imbed into thle wIndow (of thie Keel
home and tatook the babhy. Riley'
htaided the4 cild to iI )lek Carter, ac
('ordting to1 Pier'sol, andli the Jlte
gave" It to( a woman,~~i a1 miE'berl(' of the
band1(. P'Iersol tloki an avlive pall in
the abdueltlon, lhe ad~is , but dec
lIe was; statilonedl at the Keet home,
lie says, wt ith etuIs Adam1Ils, .\l axle
Ada mis, IDick (Carter and otheris he(
11amedrs who are't niot nlow tndet arres('t.
TIl'he aby was Ia kenii1 t lie dheserted(
Cr'enshawI house oin a ('Ountrdy iroad
0outsidle of Spriin~gIleld and1( there, the
(confessioni 'oniltiue, Plirsol took
food for the4 child and gulaids thle tnext
Ierc sol deni1 es kntow ledge of t he
(leah o i(f thle ('hild( untIl afte i'Is ar1
r'est. lIn the conifesslon lhe ilays a1
ttembter of thle kIdnappIng band not
utnderi arrest called on hIm at thle
counity Jall and told him11 of the ad
mini(1 st ratIon of thie ploison an th1 le reC
sualtant death of the baby.
"Rtiley Is going to throw It In the
well at the Cirenshiaw la(ce," lie sah11
the aisltor toldl hlim.
..\ laxle Adams, 17 years o)ld charged
with the attemplt to kIdnap C. A.
Clemet an r11iecentlty r'eleased( fromo
jlaI, wtas thle first person to he ar'
r'estedh as lhe result of iIersol's ('At
fession. Tlwelve persons, Including
.\laxle Adams antd TIaylor' Adam is.
hel at alarshfield and charged wIth
thle k~l inaping ate Itn phIente c1Itt thle
abduclti on by thle confessIon and44 war'
ranlts have heeni Issued for several.
The confess5~in alleges other' ah
the gang. It wals planned to kIdnap
.. hlolland K~eet, father of t-he kId
napp~ed chIld, at the time lie paidl tho
$5',000 i'ansom, Plersol saId, and I&h.
L. 'Sanifordl, vIce-president of the
Hiollaund flanking Company, was also
markedas a vicim,
Chamborlaln's Tablets are intended
(specially for stomach troubles, bil
ousliess and constipation, and have
met with much Success in the treat
ment of Ihose (1lscas(:. People who
have suffered for years with stomach
trouble and have been nabile to ob
Inin anly jiernlinent rllet', haVe been
completery cured by the ise ofi these
tabletsp. 'hamibelrlpitn's Tablets are
also of great value for hilioustness.
ChIronh-e comuetip~allon mlay b11 perma:
nentio enreli ii.% taking (Chamube r'hin's
TPablets 111111 obs;erving the Plain print
ed dlir(etions withi each hottle.
PERF TI 0
" , iii 1
City and Farm i
Bought and !
We h ve so arms fo
For Real Estate see
Mr. J. S. Machen
During the pas
friends and cui
At this season
our heart felt I
to solicit a cI
that is about tI
It is our aim tc
line and it will
wants, that we
during the corn
With best wiei
NOTICE OF PROBATE JUDGE
Trustees and guardians are hereby
notiled that the time for making their
annual returns will commence on the
I st day of January, next.
i)ee. 10th, 1917. 0. G. '1IIOMPSON,
Juidge of Probate L. C.
Glacs Making an Old Art.
Ainonug Ih loi uis the 1111 of gings
ruakilig does not dnte earlier thant iIto
bogitin of the e I pire, bil is far
bick its L58 It. U. Iho tleatcrs had been
deco'ta ted wi thilrrors and glasis
In from the
After the snowball fight, the
by the Perfection Oil Heatc
thaws out icy hands tn(l fe<
easily carried .wherever it's
for any cold weather emcrg
to buy and to use.
Now used in over 3,000,000
A laddin Security Oil its fur
N STANDARI) 01
Wh go n 7, D. C. BAI. iIM
",.y Norfolk. V. D.
:II ... V i1y7
; s i
*Iiiti iljJI1FI ii !'~t I t
'rite or see us if interested in
t year we have greatly a
~sy that has been extend
itomers of Laurens Coun
of Good Will we desire
:hanks for your patronag
)ntinuance of the same di
better fit ourselves to se
be a pleasure for us toa
may be in position to a
ing year than we have ir
es for a Happy New Ye
n's and Women's Furnisi
State cf Ohio. City of Toledo,
Lucas County. I
Frank J. Cheney mnakes oath that he Is
senior partner of the firm of F. Jt. Cheney
& Co.. doing business In file City of Tro
ledo, County and State aforeaid -mid
that said firm will pity (lie sumn of ONli3
IliNJ)Rl) I)Oii,AR5. for chul and ov
ry ca so of Catarrh that cannot ho tIe
by tho uso of HIA 1.1,18 ( ATIAI1IiTuii lt'.
Sworn to before N(a m i.i iirlbd In
my pr eiice, this 0th clay of December,
A. 1). 1836.
(Seal) A. W. G11I'ASON.
1 loll's C'atarrht (':or.' l:+ tuuken Internally
((1(a) starfn n of t ho :;yteIm. Semd for
. J. (II 1-'N.. 'Toledo, O.
Sol by till 11":1,'!"'':, u
Take lall'a e 1.'amily 1.i . for cons(ltIaton.
cheery warmth dispensed
r is mighty welcome. It
t in a ,jiffy. It's light,
needed - always ready
ency. Economical both
I gives best results.
11R2 Charlotte, N. C.
Chnric toa. W. Va.
Charleston, S. C.
sell same ~to uiprca
e Mr. J. . olr
a xedt o
i th p st