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P1IIOPEI'lY INSUItI:1 I:2,500i000.
RITE OR CALL (n the under
signed for any informti on you muay
desiro about our plan of insuvance.
We insu1re your proper ty z1a;.5it de
Fire, Windstorm or Ligtnaluan.
And d so cheaiper than any insurance
colmpany in exitc1(e.
Rememaber wve are propar ed to prove
to you that ours is the safcst and
cheapest plana of insuiance illown.
Our assoeiat!on is now licen(d to
write insilraice in the counlit's of Ab
beville, reenwood, . 'Cormi(k, La
rens and E1-dgefield.
The ciccrs arc:
GEN. J. FIIASE'lI LYON. President,
Colutinbhl. S. C.
J. I. BLAKE, Geon. Art.. ecy. & Trents.
Greeannood, S. C.
A. 0. Grast .. ... ..Mt. Ca rimel. S. C.
J. Ml. Gambrell . Abbeville, S. C.
Jno. -1. Childs .......radilcy. S. C.
A. W. You ngbood .. ..llodges. S. C.
J. N. Chambe:!an..\lcormick. S. C.
R. H-. Nichloon .. ..EAgfield, S. C.
L. 3 Tnwrman, P!casant Lane, 8. C.
J. C. .1ar!in.. . P.. . ..Prin(.ton. S. C.
'W. II. Wca to. .o.....Waero. S. C.
,J. It. 1L! K F. 11nl. Agt.
Vrcnunlood. S. ('.
There is more cat;;rhi In tnlb: section o
the country thin l oth 1r d i-casvs put
together. and I:ril tow last few years
wUs supp Is' l hi i tllable. For a.
great nlany 'a - t. .anced it a
local dlista : :11l' .1 e ;' 1 l ;i te ut
dies. and b. ' : I'\ ? 4 _. t, cur
with let 'l a'A +, t incur
ao stit ut 1 -. ;; : t. t Ie
tsI,,, Ia. ~' Ilv '01'- tue
lu dirt t In t t . ' . I : f.-: in t. Ilall's
Cut'lth ,' r*. --n , i d by* F. .1.
ChenA & I. J Ch... is the only%
C n it io~s! G:.. a -:: t n ' ~i ket. It h
take -t (:'11 -' t '. It n the
bloowl zanl !ae. 94 .ae t' (ihf .y( em
'C hy oder t ne I we. ..:ri fte or any
en e i: f-.1!- tI0 . . 01 l cirettllars
Duti it'l Sirefnd : c':':! i tPt . ue
AE L, 0s: F. J1 i I t & ; . Tole-do, C
We lit btelr- a e
To Cure a Cold in One Day.
Take LAXATII -:.\*O feir t stovc the
Cough oud ;ei,,n i;,l wer - et the Cold.
DriuggiAS refillnd ntetvy if it fiti'. to ctare.
E. W GRovi4 1iguature 0, czcca box. 3C
We list below a few choice
farms that wN1e are now in
position to off'er those who
are looking for good values.
1 . 11. P In 1 . ph f . :lot %.: a"r1. .
Cbo V)h. from Lantrd Station.
$7.-, 1,r ".ere.
Frink (t'ark plat v. 22, acres,
near Latnford1 station. Price $15,
One lot on We t Alain sticet ad
.ioinlihoin hore 'f J. J. Adamus,
Two :cots on Irby Avcnue, sell
ar'i ly or : i- r. Z1,701 for
j J. E. Goddard placev, Waterloo
town hip. 1710 rt , $1,410.
W ill 1 ( 1 3cnde r11 :t) p lce. 210
ac'11, l I n 'ie i(Jion. $.;7,00.
nIld i n es 0 . ':.'I.00 ;. ) y a $S; . 0t
32.r a"' . Waeio to nhp
The \ i~' hod :da, e of 1). .l.iT.
Po l on .\rih il . t S n I -
TwoiaC ni - ' 1 'near~t WaittS
(\ils <t n' (r4. '2 i 1 n a n l 4the
$800.On Tiw n 8 1' ('it ins.
Labu . 1n,, wit -t 1ne an 1 1 10
prov<'' m- n9 ;A e ' 1(1 illh t.
schol. .Ia ': i 11(1n. ~ar n
The- s. A. lotr plc. -
mile ont fre i SL~me ns: $ .0
, C.LeeLan PAnYat n ol
By GEORGE ELMER COBB
(Copyright. 1918. Weutern Newspaper Union.)
"Conservat ion. Nellie, that Is going
to ie the rule and principle of this
house until t he war is over."
"Yes, At ntie," spoke Nellie Estes,
suti issi vel y.
"Our ilitty to outr country leserves
every Viacrifice in our pow~er," coititn
ued tile earnest-eyed patriot. "Wheat
less, inatless, nud all the other set
days of a wise and prulent government
shall he strictly observetl."
"I shall be only too glad to practice
all self-(enial required," declared
"turther (lIn that," resuiled liss
Tatilut Toi. "%we tiust econotnize for
invest inent lin Libty honds aind war
Sttiingl5s. Yot nust devote till vourl,
tinlieto xtr lutllkSuy, so you ennl Surely
paIss exininliion for 11 schooltetleher
iex, terit. We must save oti lights
aital fuetl. Ae caln g; mo bed enriie~r.
We "111A (141 withiout entupanly."
"Oi, Aintle," renentstrtIed Nellie,
"Ye S. int(leet." insist..zed .AliSs Todhd.
"Bet tor spenil yourll tituek Ill knlitt 'Ing foir
our hevroe, lits cump, than entertaining
yflutig; luenl who haive. no -wrimus inte-I
tionls. You un1derstatid lilt, Ncllio?"
ttikly IU i well Nfllit' Ith ught o'f the
ltasalit'vtnin s S nt'i wit hI c 'te
of hwr youn:: ir rietil,qS !,,u young
1'len. I . n111l mic inl arl ul r Alarlvin
Biooth, wh lived telt inh's tway.
\Nli T h aIltwd hli r niew f ri -
Itb j1t -ii t syI , I. 1|i 1 bl' ll a s i :1 Stil
lr itl NEit. Nl1 11h4 11t'r d Slat' otre
heI :, Ihll, rero itin which le<d
to lonel ,y. 0t-'zireson. lvenings. \\'ht n
Wdtttt Aliss Tochd went to
tll he ir st here omme a 11ri. She
hatd Sent NeIlle upzindrs. She( , lone
f:M"'<l Ohw shy-fatced. but1 ardent Marvinl
"ly nlec'e is tssistintg ine inl so8Ine
necsstry kttittin:r." site tinounced,
"111( yot tnust excuse her," ind the
yVttttni: .iati walktl atway with a tie
jectc hil bui lin Isl face, and Nellie,
watchint his lpttirt'e, erit'l as if her
dlear 11.Ilv lhea rt woul blrenk.
Niirodl li, the aif lie pr'otector
of, the 1,1111111, nline inl I'mr Is '41:1r% inl
the footl (Itnservall"tin pr(rilllv
(ry trte t less ainy Nitinl was giv'tn
hti tit scrills. c l :b11 k
llie luwLtd Itzzb til tt wa'bsence td
hkIs n (lo d e t -Ilo . The seonell
i t 'le v rlay it t . t l ti l selt tl
thinkinJ . lle. ;gllw~ny :1nd4 dispir-It
lit Is Shi wt' s. h1:1 14t) I li otih
tnh, ":m hi did to e mine aorry
it eto' sis g feic rni r all pticeti
lit hilay it, pr viiini: a rtesrvi for tile
nexl t n :IetlesS dhay.
Nellie was lIle still Itre lejecthed
Iti. she ilarnied that AIllil, who hai
eInliSte , was ,1t - to) I s ( t'ti ient
Ili two wa ks. Sai I, lhoil he woul
wti orl. it. tat sdpeik alvisit to tile
town, but lie did not. Marvin had not
forgotti in ler however. Th priin,
uer'iless ways of Aliss Toti hal heen
exaggertilt' to himnil the l ligineti
tt N e o if, wis likw it'ie tickliss be
Ing iintprisoIl by l helartlss ogre.
"I've got to Stsi w ot goe heget \\s. wt.r
to her or front hier," voelfernlt-41 tis
Itt' 'tetataittount in sThtn he wrot ay
br tie bu tt ttlowing ltt to N ellie. le'
i hetert't tl. 'l'Ie <ar ni ghIte .\ irin y
sIled it o t he lii ar< f s t hettt 'l'oit.
'\Vl'rtt i <llret, Naaitt,site w itlw
Io'f el th t al ti;:u i n NelIlie t ohictupltit,
CU,''i'l n h i htle li 's t ti figt totl ' ary
tht<istl ance.aii Grotin nhuttli lor tnt
ath ttiitw t alt I th it t 'h' sulin d I I
foun I ti m-ia Ii a xf w nl.xi Itt a itteally
lta ho le th at'ais T' <ltti' id l traown at
for ii - d tat af ''I trnol n. Viits~r litn
antt e listi' hlit t bit te etert' h
wi t .: 3arv i flun. it' ithou h tthe
(Ntlt'tI' wihawul stltaiit eert
lt' is Tti' hl, Iht l a'e ft, t ea d cin
gi'n upta'irs to~Iit tloo, lied who~l iw
gutidIetd Inly by lii - unp rliay i frttn thear
flot' Iecuradait'te ad thry, for utbe.q
"Som~alellwII rubbis.hs desby
"nell dohv tohown, Nli," sh soil
hoave to onli oyh, f hyd o
-1. A. WHARTON DEAD.
Death Caitts Well Known CrOss'11111
CitizeI Ater w'lo Years' Illness.
Cross' Iiill, Juno I0.-Alr. 13. A.
Wharton, who had beeni a sufferer for
necarly two years, (iitly p)assed away
at his homne here Saturday afternoon
at : 20 o'clock. 'rliotgh his death
had imt beoli lnexileled for several
mon1ith-, still hi Is passing was accomI
alcnid v.ith much1011 grief by his people
n Ia:!miny friends here and over the
f'ounty and state where he was well
knowi. Ho iade a strong fight
agvinst the eneroachilng llolister and
eveprythiing that medical skill at home
and in various hospitals, together witlh
con-stant and most tender care and at
tention by his family could do was
done, but the unconquerahle malady
gradially did its work with continued
tenacity. With cheerfulness and hope,
deiring to live, hut ready to die, Mr.
\\'hairton I hre his long aid ('Ontion s
snift'erit with OnyLeldIing fortitlide.
.T1ho::h -11perfectly resigled to the will
of Iim in a lunn lie iniplicitly t rusted.
perha s no onIe ever hattled i1nre
brtel rginlst disase T e remliainls
wee' ii1: lo r-", b-Aede his former
wife,,I in h luntville cemetlery Sunl
day arttc'Inoon ill the presen'lC of a
very laocnrminof : orrowinlg
relativrt and ri Inds T h b rial cere
mlofli.'s wIre COnu< ted by li:; pastor.
i~ev. F ' . -nmlh. A company of
:1t : in'rama". who alwayE. called
him "Pn ly !n '. hlc:llse of his killd
nl s and lo for the liei' children,
precodil !)h,- i a:-kt to the gtrave withk
.\Mr. Wharn was i; year's of age
and l'av, . I \ ifc. vIo was Mrs. Nan
nlie Kirk. vind four. children, Ioss;rs.1
William, John It. and Miss Kittie Lee
of this place and .\hrs. Annette Kirk of
Ploridla. 11' is also survived by two
brothers. Col. .J. II. Wharton, of WVa
terloo and ir. Mielvin Wharton, of
Aiken, aIl four sisters, irs. 'T. S.
Langston, irs. Frank M. Fuller, Mrs.
.1. T. A. Ilallew, and 'irs. Ella Ilud
For eight years, uipi to the close of
1911", Mr. Wharton was assistant in
suranie omm(*Ollissioner I of this state
inl whiIr position Ih' did 'ahluable ser
ice "for fire insuranice. Previouls to
that timeo h- was mlailI car-rier onl
.loinntvile Ioute 2, and later chair
111111 of the board of trlstees of (ro:
lill I hool. .'' will hi 1mi1ssed in his
hoie, into which lie always broul.hIt
sunlshinle, and in thle countly and Fl. to
inl which he was always ait nterested
and iseful citizen.
At J. C. Bu
it1-:1) 1101T Pl'hI('l
Spie('al lot L~adi's' Slipper
forlds ......... ....$.l
dl whiil' c'anvas. NI)w' i42
Ic0, going at ......... ..
S il I 1ot yar-wid I teas !
-i '25c, r June $al.e pri
-iie I.'sy'ds to2 you.0(
Special alot bes I(' )rl' ss
Wrt e hav vr or
meard stocks ou gne
ur brais werebo.
whilden'hs ier wo0 big
selte.39 ns r pca
R aed (Iuraned,
o.r Soswre 10uW
Is Your Boy in the Draft?
If he is the right kind he has a chance to make
a name for hiniself. See what a poor bby did; and
how a rich one fared. Big battle scenes.
In a Stirring Patriotic Drama
"The Pride of New York"
Staged and Written by R. A. Walsh
OPERA HOUSE TODAY
"Her Silent Sacrifice"
Direct cd by Edward Jose
From the Fam s Play, "The Red Mouse,"
by enry J. W. am
Scen 'io 1-j E Unsell
A Th 'll' g Story df
Friday - - - June 14
r Big Week of June
.rs & Co.'s 2 Big Stores FE
. I:~ I 10T .1 UNE PlItI(ES. .'l n's Odd
andi OX- Men's Sox, per l air' . .0, t e o) -1 5c to ..
and $ I.0) Worth ~'e. to 15I ai r ~lI~113 mor else-.
un1 meitali where.,,M nsPl
your1 1time U (ankes Il.enox Soap 1.... .... ..... 0 at ...
are some Ab\ove soais now beWl~'ing soldl at 70 liig line1
a (ake by )3 othber firms. this sute
nS 'o )rtht C hoxes lil ue lIIbbon01 Ma tches, wVorth1 andI I00ol
..100 '. our June wale price to you 25ca
Ling . ntorlth Fjpecial1 Toilet Soa p sale--Arimou r's S lJ
. .20 Soaps, Nlorth 7 and1( 15 a enke it
now ....... .... Se anid 10ell(~h
Gihml 1 )11 SpectialI'' v lues InH Ladieos' 11lats for uO f(
J1unte sale J11ute sale .. .......98e, $ I.25 to $3.50 Ju tne sale
.....25e TIhese hats are' going, fast--comno and( 001h
worthI per quiick.
trice 1!t1.691 Special values10 for June11 -al ic n I .adl tiesi Jaf
nlama I hat and( (h C hdren Hose. *l ('('P
to . .$t.50 l,adies Silk 1B0ot Il se, special .June Thes ma:
anud I(wej 10ale .. . . . . . .. . 1h a
Ladios and C' lren's L..i.:e I lose .M. u's 10aw
values. Worth 1more t the mill now, liig him
Shar rhooa 8Spc ial lot \ n's tine Dreiss Sh irts, ~ . 00 lot
((ial .June~ worth $ l.4 , June sale price ..Site
. ''00 Special du 1 ofer of' $1 .001 bot the Wino Oil .Ju
0f ('a r ii ( women0's friendi ) . . . . 9e 7 :.'.~I h. I
ear everyh yumay need. This newspaper woul
ral rnerchandise. Our stocks are now doubly larger
ht many months ago. The saving in price is yours
while they last. Procrastination is the thief of time.
;tocks last. Now it's up to you; we have the goods
n Racket J. C. Bur
Stores Chock Full of General Merclia
est Lauarens Sbreet. S
store North S5de of Square, Burn. Block
Notice is hereby given that at
hour of tel o'clodk a... on ites('y
the 25th day of Julne. 1918, at Laurenr'
Court llouse, S. C., the Lautrens Coun
ty Jal- Commission Will let contract
for the erection of a new jail for the
County of Laurens to the fowest res
poisible hidder. The work to be dono
accordiig to 'ertail plans and '-pecifl
cations prepared by J. E. Summer &
J. H1. Hemphill, Architects, of Green
wood, S. C., and aIproved by t abovo
eomninfs';iwi. Centracts .will be 'for
the work cither in whole or in ,mrt as
may be thougl)t best; sepaiate bids are
Invited on' c1i work.
All h0! must be submitted in writ
Ing all") hust be accompanied by cer
ilied cheeck in the sum of $500, m1ade .
payable to he county Treasurer of
Laurens County, as guarantee that
the bidder will, If bid -is accepted, with
in one week enter Into written/on- .
tract and give satisfactory bond
equal to the amounto f contract price
for t he faithful performance thereof.
All bidders will be rerquired to fur
nish sat isfactory evidence of their fi
nancial responsibility and ability to
puslih tle woi i to Completion.. The
right is explicity reserved to reject
aily and all bids. Done at Laurens.
. V., June Ist. 1918, by order of the
Coin l ssnji.
I I. 1 IUM DERT', Supervisor, I
NOTIUI: OF ELECTION.
State of Smith Caroiuai,
County of Lianrens.
Whcreas, petitions signed by a legal
1111111 be r of the qualified electors and
free-holders res idnhg ill Youigs school
distI c:t No. 4, Lau reiis county,
South Carolina, asiing for an election
upon he qletlioll of vot1 ing an adi
tiolnal - Illills tax ipon the properj'
in SaId ihool distArict to be used for
School miurposes. hIave been filed withli
thle ounty board (if editation, an
vlection is hereby ordered upon said
qu et!-n, said (lecti1n1 to lie held on
the 1th da.of .n c. 1918, at Bethany
Schiool house in saiid district, un
dcr the nanagcimntiii of the trustees
of said school district.
Only such electors as return real
or personal property for taxation and
who exhibit their tax receipts and reg
istration eritificates as required In
the genpial election shall he allowed
Those favoring the 4 mill additional
tax shall vote a hallot containing the
word "YES" written or printed there
on. Those against the .1 mill addl
tional tax sha111 vote a hallot contain
Ing the word NO'" written or printed
thereoi. Polls shall opn at the bour
of 8 o'r.loet Inl tile forenoon and shall
remllaill epgn u11til the boir of 1
'loc% ill ih1e alternooi when they
shall h,' cIlomfd, and thll ballots count
';'Jio tiustecs shall r(port te result
of f' vlo(t iol to !!.( coilty auditor
and cmmty srini'teniint of educa
tionl withinl tenl day", thereafts?1r.
JAME-S H1. SULLIAVAN,
By or derl of' County Board.
me Goods for Less Money
C'oats for runnnuer $2.9)8 tip
11 Dech i anud Moha ir Su itsc
..... .... ..$7.50? to $12.00
toI sele-et from. WVear 01n0
mer( and1( keep~ Cool. Smilte
n1e sale (of Men's I recs
. . 500, 69e~, 95c upi to) $i.Il8
.e shirts ale specili valuest
o~f libbons)11, a1r5501) (w11~idth4i
its; your1 (hoice, yard 10e
ne~ sale Men's Pan11ts $I.-18,
to .... ............ .$5
'.ntcsiare 2s per ((t under(1
euti Shioes at a'way-down-l
all 12inds1 and1 shaps.
e ofl Wam Ipole's Cod iver
d not list our two im~
than ever before, and
if you will corne in
Don't put it off; buy
nd we are going to.
ounds Good Green Coffee