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C, At. ,FltEELAliD NARROWLY
ESCAPED SERIOUS INJURY
Caught Between Jiumpers of Freight
Cars and Dragged Several Feet Be.
fore leing Freed.
C. M. Freeland, flagman on the
GreenivIle branch of the 'C. & W. C.
railroad, had a harrowing experience
in the local freight yards Wednesday,
morning when he was caught between
tle bumpers of freight cars and drag
ged several yards before the train w
brought to a stop. Mr. Freeland, with
several others, were repairing the
htumipter on a freight car attgeled to
two other cars and was lifting the
bumper with both hands 'whon ihe
st iug of ears behind hin) rolled upon
him nolselessly and pinned liim be
tween the bumper' which he was lift
ug anl the bumper of the approaching
car. Ile did not receive warning in
time to free himself so lhe was ertushed
let weein tle heavy weights of the Cars
and borlie some istance while sits
pende(ld in le irll'. liiurr'iied sigials
were waved to 1nigineer 'Myers, Who
was oil the engine behind himl, and the
tra in brought to a stop but not before
Mir. Freeland was able to extrioate
hilmself. Whilie le was not. unc'onselous
when taken out le was so dazed that
he Was tliable to recover his presence
of mind for some time. Ile was imme
diately rushed to tle Julia Irby cani
arium an( given medical attentioi. At
present le siows no signs of perman
vnt inljiiry, t1lough emse'tpe with his life
un 'er such coiditions 1% considered
withoit a parallel in thb" history of
S'lie cause of file ni"Ce'm(tli is, of
('OuI-se, a su)ject of argument. Engi
lile ' Myers claims tlat lie received a
- signal to back his train into tle
iaildiig Cars but 11o onli known to be
preent Iat the tIlime admits giving a
signal. Car iispector l'ord who was
a ist '1 Mlr. Freeland. was unider
nec'ath the i'uimper himself andl saved
liiself rom iInjury by hanging oin the
tracks. A negro worikman, wio was
a0-lo ai Jtng, jumped f'omt between
Ile cats as they came together and
was not litl q. Conductor Glikerson was
Sre heir' in the ya rd.
\Mr. Frel and is' originally from near
'i- 'Oranchli but has been workinlg
oit of Lauriens for several years. Ile
reides' al, tle Gilkei'son louse.
DON'T SCOLD, MOTHER!
THE CROSS CHILD IS
L~ook fit tomlue! If col d,. (.14-1 111-.
le stoiimuh, liver, b vels.
Ihom't scold yourt f etful, peevisli
clilid. See i toigie '. coated; this is
a sure signi its lit e stch, liver
and bowels are el gged with h 011r
Whlenl listless, p le, feverish, full of
VOWd, breath u a, thr1oat sore, d~oesn't1
cat, sleep or Ct na i rilially. has stomii
ab-nh, indi .-tioil, diarrhoea, give
a lenspoonlful of "California Syrup of1
PihS." and inl a few\\ hiours all the foul
wvaste, 1114- sour bile anld fermientinig
food arse out of the bowelIs and1( youl
live a we(Il ald ilayfiul I(1111(d againt.
Children love this hautrmiiless ''fruit lax
at ive", atid nmot her s vn111 rest eIay af
iler giving it. biecatuse it never fails to
mtake thiwir little "'iisides" ('ani aunt
Keep t andi .\loter' il hlit fb- gia
i torii 1(m Pet i a Ie ahl teomaorrow.e
irowni-tups ilainly' oni thle hot tie, ie
mebe ter air' countet'felts sithl
heie, so surely look andl see that youris
Xi miade iby till "C'ailfornia l+'ig Syup
!omtiimny." hlaiid bacik wilth con
Itlt aniy otther' fig syrutp.
I,1ISB0N NE WS. *
b tihon, .\l a rth I. --The fartm wtor'k
is going ight Ialihia and if niothiiing
ithppens tol prevett the farmiers wvili
be iready C to uilnt someI coin this
mo~t h; alIso have most of t heir' farim s
~-vidy for eot(Iton11 p ltig. We hope
that every fai'mer wvill look fr'omu cv
ery sta ndpolin to th(le needs ight now.
What thiis ('otrty hals to do, in r.
gatrd to mainlg foodstuff I for' outr
5' tves as1 wtell as gi'eat qluanltit ies foi'
our armyi aiid forelsin armies, to ,wint
in this ;gist (onfliit, that wve imay have
it n('C for all lttme to ('omii is to numt.
'ur suttliclent foodsluff'. Somie of
itr: ire dolig evei'ytintg ini (lilt power'
to win this wiar, and we would 1e
,bla ck, get ini reaiIl arinest and1( go( Io
.vEork, 'so it would~q not hes sot hardt oin
hose whio have thteli' hearItitan itilsouil
in thisa great wvoik. We thinik thaI. the
muan that goes behindl~ (lie plow oughit
1') real,/e thtat it is poeor economy to
to taise thIrty-cents cotton to buy
corn from $2.00 or $2.50 with othei'
foodstuff flint you wvoutld have to buy.
whlen you fall to mtake (crn. Th'iere Ia
bu~t little cleat' mnoiiey foi' the farmer,
ye't sonic of ouri bigK cotton fai'mtera
areI platinlg Ilie or 110 cor'n. This
mairking foodstuff is for evei'y man to
conailder, and now is the time. Wheat
atid oats (lint wore not killed, -ar'e
looking well, sonmc spring oats were
sowvn and it everything is favorable,
they wIll make a very goodh ci'op on
Th'lo noeh eronj looks good nos.
WO thought the other night that all
the fruit would be killed, but we see
plenty this morning.
-Our gardens are being planted; a
good many things are up. This sea
son will be a great help, and we hope
to have plenty of vegetarbles soon.
Mr. Reid Holmes, who belongs to tjie
avIation corps, stationed at Augusta,
Ga., spent t few days with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Holmes, last week.
Reid is a fine looking young man and
Is 4s fine as he looks.
Mrs. ElIza Fuller has improved some
we are glad to state.
Mr. and Mrs. Compton and children
have moved into titis community. We
welcome them. I
GIRLS! THICKEN AND
BEAUTIFY YOUR HAIR
AND STOP DANDRUFF
''ry this! Your hair gets wavy, glos
sy anI 11buni4idant at onlce.
To be possessed ofi a head of ieavy,
beattiful hair; soft, istrons, Illiffy,
wavy and free f om danidrauff i; more
ly a mna(ter of us i a little 1)anderine.
It is easy and1(I inexpensive to,.have
ilee, soft hair ' tid lots of i -/ .just
get a small bottl of Knowi I's l)an
(lerine now for few cen -all Iriug
stores rectomtL't (I It-ap y' a little as
directed and wI hin to aittutes there
will be an app aran of abundance,
freshness, fuff less nd an incompvar
able gloss ai(d lIts ', atid try ats you
will you cann t id a trace of dan
d riff or fallt - i:i bit. your real
surprise will be after about two weeks'
ise, wiei yol will see new hair-line
an(l (lowly at l'st-'-yes-uit really
niew lair-sprouttinlg out all over your
scalp----ll)anderine is, -we believe, the
only stre hair grower, destroyer of
dtiiiruff and citre for itchy sealp and
it never falls to stop failing hair at
If yost want to prove how prelty and
sofi your halt' really is, mtistolsten a
clotl wth a little I)anderine anidncar
fully driw it through your hair-tak
ing one small strandit at a tiio. You rI
hair' will be soft, glossy atid beat i ful
inl lust a fow tmomnts--a delightful
surprise awaits -everyone w\-ho fries
A Letter to Boys.
To lie Boys of South Carolina:
We are now in the early partl of a
niew year, wlhich year may go down
lit history as t(e imost imiportant in all
tilte hitsory of it' wotld. Wnd6er'ul
tlihigs are happenlig" a:tmg A! the
nltions of file earlha. Th 1s 1nens that
the woild is beilng made over, and it
is your good fortusne, and mI'le, that
we ha ve a pairt in tlis re-m-ikling pro
tess. Let us see to it that not one
thiig is left ui ndone that will help
moake' tt( worlI a ilt pla --i fo. Chris
tialn people to live itn.
A pielitiful supply of eori an(d hog-I
ms ust be grow1.Or Stat' responde(
Iobly to Ihe (tall of itho Presideii; tor
an Inereased product itonl of food in
1917. The corn crop was increased
'21 S.i00. a1cres, a11( i e yi el 11,931,0()
bushels over that of 191I. lin is in
'rmt e lie Chi0 1toys play :I a hni -
Co-sn is not the on1ly gr'e:t need, anml
itn the pro(uctiol of whilh we ea en.
We are oI0t that the \orbi ;S
f~acin-* a shorta."e of~ hogs. I tasides. lie
n~ecessi 3y0 of 1 supplyIng t he needs of'
th 11 tw Thl e t'trW'a it t ti' 'I i toil
lion shoul not het tnerlestimsate'd.
t':ichl boy' ini SmsyI ah Carolina slhould
bei askinig. "W~\hat eti I (14?'' Y'ou can
.ittin tlhe lInys' t''rnt and l'ig ('lbs,
whtich'I are4 betinig 'onduced by( 11'(lens
son C'ol loge an thu le l'nit ed Stat's I ).
par'tmenCt of A\gr'(ticultur ('oopertat ing
anid lhe a itrodtteer' of food, a at li ihee
by lielpI to feedt a so)ltdier'-thatI soldie'r
ntity lhe y01oti'bothles'.
Tlhereo arie I houtsands of good, lbrighit
boys on It' faroms of SoiuthI ('arollina,
pr acti('al1ly all (if whIom shiould lie en
rolled as moiet'es of (lie 1loy's' Cor'n
anad Pig Clubs, and scu re thIem slpleni
didt t ralning t) be received from valu-,
abile lessoits talight themn thriousgh thte
1:30' of' thes soil. ettitura: t'n thods,
I lasi and1( animital li'e. Ik siles,' the
sp 01nd1Id 1profit s t ha t may ho der-iv~ed
If 3 ('u areo int eres' ml, el ies' get Itn
toneh at once wilth y'ourt County Farmt
Demoinst ration) Agenit, whoi4 w~Illibe
gl ad ltttto!nroll you fitrn ish yout, wIthI
al hI te.i'' ary V i itn floato , and ailtssist
ytu itn goettig good seed( ('orn'l andtu a
goodl pig, or' yostua na have your1 teach
('r lor'w arid yourI niam 11 to I te ('(unty13
Agent, asksing lthat 'ou he enirolled.
amti surt Ie or1 site Will ta k e pletasure4
its asinliig "ot. You51 shl d not de
lay thsis ma'.ter', as Ito season Is gel
L. L. BAKEIt,
Boys' Corna Club Wor'k.
Ilishotivllle, Mar'ch 2, 1918.
* *$* * ** * * * ee e ee
* OW'INGS NEWYS. *
Owinigs, .larch I 8.-Frtiday evenintg,
.\ar'ch 22nd, the l)eKovens Male Qutar
'tele w'll gIve a c'oncet. at thie Gr'ay
C~our t-Owvings school4 buIldIng. This
prisesi)5 to be one of thie best numli
bet's of (lie lyceumt. Thme people of the
comnmunity anitlelpate a splendlid t re'a-t.
The publ~lie! will lie welcomed.
Th'le ladles of bthe Red Cross auxIlIary
meet oe'erv3 Wednesday afternon at
chapel. They are making shirts, knit
ting socks and sweaters. The cxtenr
alon committee expect to visit soon
and help organize at the follow'ing
'places: Friendship, Durbin, Green
pond, Harmony and Mt. Carnel (col
ored). These places have been given
us as our field. The good people of
these sections will do good twork as
Ited Cross members.
Mr. and Mrs. J. l. Gray are home
after spending three miontlis at the
Oaklana Club, St. Stephens. We are
delighted to see them back.
Miss Margaret ShaM, one of our
teachers, spent the week-end with her
Ilarents, Dr. and Mrs. Shaw of Foun
N1rs. W. H'. Cook visited her son, J.
11. Cook last week.
.Ir. and Mrs. Vance spent last. Fri
day In Laurens.
Mliss Henry Etta Owiigs Who is
teaclilig at Moore's was home for the
Mi% L. I . lTempleton went to Due
West Saturday In his car. Miss Lella
Templeton and a college friend return
e( with Mr. Templeton,
Mr. J. T. Owings went to Greenville
Monday to be treated by Dr. E. W.
Carpenter. We hope this treatment
will be very helpful and that Mr. Ow
ings will soon be well again.
Miss Lulle Eiclhelberger, of Laurens,
spent last week with Mir. anid Mrs. J.
Mrs. Frank Babb spent Saturday In
Mr. J. J. I lunter has returned froi
Florence where he visited Messrs.
AValter and Wade iIll.
Mr. C. 13. Owings was a business
visitor lin Columbia last week.
Mrs. Carrie DuPro Is hone, after
visiting relatives and friends for two
The old soldiers' reunion will 1
held at O"'iigs on Saturlday, April
I3th. All old soldiers and their
friends are invited.
For InleE t ia, Constipation or
Just try oa 5)-cer:t I gtle of LAX-FOS
WITH PiPSiN. A Liuid D;i'estive
Laxative plinrt to tn!o. Made n(d
recoiniendcd to the publc ie y PYi Medi
cine C..:Imxc urera ef L B:ive Bromio
Quinino and Gra)vo.jj T'Itel ' c ' ionic.
an't hire a man for a
e thoroughly satisfiei
You investigate hi
his reputation for re
Apply the same
ice you pay for it is
ary you pay the mar
'om both. Investigal
Reputation in both
re urged to investigai
tion and the perforrr
to know all about th
that its purchase rel
mt of its thousands <
Laurens County Sun11beam1 Rally.
The Suinbeamli Leader of the lAaurens 0 0 9 9
associatlon are cordially invitled to Ithe
Sunbeam itally which will be held at
Chestnu t ltidge church M\arch 23, 1918.
Whenever You Need a General Tonic
The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless
chill Tonic is equally valuable as a
General Tonic because it contains the
well known tonic l)roperties of QUININEC
and ]RON. It acts on the Live:, Drives
out Malaria, Enriches the Bloo ad a d*
Builds up the Whole System. 60 cents
After Easter Comes Housecleaning
Determine now what Carpets, Rugs, Linen Blinds,
Lace Curtains, Draperies, Covers, etc., you will
want cleansed, freshened and refinished by our
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r As You
re a Man
responsible position until
1 as to his character and
s record of past perform
test to your car.
as much an investment as
L. You expect a good re
te the~ car as you would the
is the determining factor.
te the economy records, the
iance of the Chevrolet be
e Chevrolet is to be con
lects favorably on the good
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Laurens, S. C.