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L.W'ItENS. S. C., ,ILY 17, 191S.
!R. A. Cooper frankly says that he
vannot promise to rediiee taxes, bIt lie
will advocate economy. That is about
as illuch as wve care for aniyhody to
'rotuise ts. Vv have liear( promisies
a relice iaxes. before, and while we
..ave inever concernied ourselves much
:bouIt the i.natter, we have observed
hat the ras h promisi:Ces have never
-een llade good. If Iher' is Ily ha r
icular reason Why taxes v:In he re
aced nlow wievil such expert lax re
.ucers have tried it before. we fail to
: c it. PEVerything vise I.- goilnig up alld
I may exIe(t to see th.e cost of gov
rnmnlit to 11.
Cole b'. l1ie:Ise will pole a colsibr
;le vote for' tihe sellate. There is 1o
Cnying that fact. 1Ho will p1oll a Conl
C ideraiblc vote in this county Where lis
h1iief op'Iolnetl lives. There Is no de
.ying that either. We know a lot of
'Cope who We believe will vote for
im. All of them are not saying that
hey are and they are not saying that
they are not. 111ut we 1u1t most of the
lent onies (down as being for 1
.Im. Alnvway tle weight of tIlir
''fluece, which coulits iore than
heir votts, is on the iliase side
f lie scaIle. There h,%iave bI'een
ole defections fromt tle Biease ranks
Id some of thxese, we obser've. a'4
.ore outs''oken Iin their deninciation
f BlasC than the confirmild aiti
leascites have ever been. These de
.ctlons add to those majorities Which
iare beeni valled agai nat him niIn I tle
'st two ele"'tion1s, but the ou1tcome Cf
c elcolic'n is Atc i in. The thing
> do is to cniroll.
'NOT DsLOYAL.. NO.
The .\dverti;er dces not subcri' to
)e chalge. claimlied by ,,omc of the
lea leo ;o hicave b1e1n tie thO 1
Ate for ilsebrands the voter as
isloyal. F.meirre::-pon!A1i people"
ay3 htve ..d ol :::;. h1t w" 1i not
Ceo h1-: hn-t: i t n.r.n.. d.o.. i:
>!( for (!!,ae a- e :a s~a o
mltilidenllce in! him :'i!:- It I n
- im. :i, CCCh rI intend,.1 o.- ;;. l
rii:e n I iab .i . : iv 7
\itness Ib IMt a x rpt I roml Ii
xri s a l o I in 11 l Oav'n thl ilin
taie ''ClGlen.' Persh iiikn n . 'i Conar-n
cy hd t goand t uvoldnaxei\i
a' a xl of I (;::t'ar dinoci li hoot
,tat an aist meIeliiiessic of
mt twey din' knor ex t- thy ?went
rlidic: i\n unean Itt lia ruiae cin
sih and .ntlight(n d. e.h
nhos ndote mothl~~ ersal all tht
wtesag to'y ho iters1 aoendseeit
lits tinkI thaI lheir boys wh110)of v
no~ (' ia e ' '" ar aing an ''unwar
'IC li ';a-r C i'titi 1." The (iplieto n
mid then*'.be1that the tbcu
a'pt of'" ' theC great' democri'cC host
tesingnt1 aainst. the hishn~es ofei
autV y orati andp'C Jlustulo empi, o
'. Ellber is an insult 1oterp ti
body else want to discuss the right
cousness of our ca'se? Right or
wrong, that was settled when we en
I cred the confliet. I )iscussion now
could have but one object and that to
turn back oin our courise and disgrace
fully ;ubmit to the terms of a con
(11ror. Is there anot her who wNould
support him in his diseussion "with
the bridle off'? We don't thiik so.
No, a vote for lilcatre i:; not an ex
pressioln of the voter's disloyalty to
the governmIient, but It is a vote for
one whose loyalty miu;;t ie explailed
and whose election wouil l'e hailed
with sm. isI'.'1 ion in -Grian. The
veltion of about lifty like him to the
Ulhited States Senate would be hailed
as great victory by Wilien, linin
delblr:-, Ludeidorff et ai.
Car 'Turns Turtle.
\\'il driving in1o Lan:'rens fran,~ thev
directionl of Watts .\fill:;\l~ua night,
with (1dim lights oi his Overland car,
lenry 1'inson, of Maddens drove int')
the dee ditch oil the i astern side of'
the road just tevond the i'vei bridli
and Ilarrowly einied witIh hh; life.
Thie car turnlied over 'an(d pilnned hii
awhile underieath, III: le finally ue
eedeled inl extricling himslirii 'elf . The enl
ine of the car Continued runnilig and
had to be stopped after he freed himl
self. WithI th exception of a brlo((l
windshield and several millr seratc
es nothin g seriolls relt from.) tle
('ard o(f T1hankh.
I wish to express Iy eineere thanks
to tle frielnds ald neighbors for thieli
assistance and symathv dulring the
sickness and at the dheath of my lie
loved husband. .av God's riclhest
blessings rest with them all.
M.\lr. W. C. 11lakely.
L4aulrenls ('olored Soldier '. t:t the
Helatives of Ree le I1 rowv n. : (.od
ored soldier who left for 111:1 . lack
soil in tlie fall, received a Ii'.VeIiam
yesterday telliiig of hiI; d thli iI
France. .No parl-lulav.A Were g:e.
1llwn waI W fromi01 the neighoih(1)1ood of
.\Ountvillle lnd was m e i~ ~s
olore'i ro!".K:0! to 1':1'0.
To I'nlveil seri lee Vill-..
L'aurolls Lodge, Rinights of Pythia.,,
Is to Iunveil a Iervoe Fla P i lh"
ledge loom!; on .lonrl:. nlit. .\1gu1 t
h. Several speaker.; w.: m::I:. a -
Iloos ier Nice a~esrvke Vc.
time. work and mnv
S. .1. & . II. WIcNES & (O.
1, , v o-lle 4):
E:. 0. . Gnd, I .. .
to rid No. 1
rk in flie.
I I ii ero
. I ( . , .
a ::Til, luuil
Wl o ii an" in9 I -' ! wii : 0' in , r
list orders with R-. F. .ionles att .tenie;
one 12 hi. o. gastilin'e'~ enine, li. Ify
saw cotton gin and1( had~ t vi: pis
W~anted - :'la whiite irags for wvipI
Inog off maichiiiery. Adveier' 5 l'rinit
I ng Comp1laniy. 32-i1- 'I
For SnieC--Miller's cert ificates. 25
cents per' il hundred ; $ I.(00 for 5(10;
$1.73 for 1.000. Cash with iorder. Ad
vecrt iser Pint ing Co. 52-5t--pd
WtedCi---T'o buly 3 hi. p 100 lei mfo-.
tor. Advertiser Pr'inthing C'ompiany.
iM,0') lican:o-r-For inlformfat ion as to
thle w'ierenhount: 1' fVWillim II. ECv
ans1 . lila tuneri i y. g abo %t 70 -years;
tlt Ie black hiors:e t, ei cd o.i h9ug .
W i( : - .9 .' . 9': :. a o
P'otatoeA, I; .75i it!r bus er:i f. e. . ILn-.
ford. G. .\4. 11arian, La.g'ord. .8. C.
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* IVAGRANT iOUiTS. *
* (Byev l . 3J. M.Sitendnian.)
The icprayer whlih undertakes to re
buke mnci doe.; not reach God.
It- who forces 'rovidence coniverts
its bleinIgs into a curse.
Now. denomninationalism means the
durinteratin of Christianity, while
nter'-denominationalism1 means the
hulding up1) of the body of Christ.
0R111 people's "foressight" is never
1i'4-ful to then, ulitil it becomes "hind
Ilecatse a propiet Is not without
honlor inl Ills own country le is iot ex
cased fr'am"I Working there.
The0 over-coill iRelit i:aln of 1odily will
-:kly he ;'hc ni1ani or despair tonorrow.
IPw*veeR' th" il:19etlitent siner and
To - -pull''" 8Zoletillcs stiml
ply pei;s his hailds blistered.
T'- m1an who writ's It (dior to
sto:) hi; maper beause Ie does not
likec Fome opillsll5 e'XpresFsed in It
; its .iserted as a free advertiseilent
Ow1' fact that he is "1knoll COR1pos inen
Thie rulles goverIitig Criitsial con
trovery are that the hand of logic
nutst wear the gilove of love.
('brist is the f ile 'nl and Christian
ity is the lever, h: t must lift tile
world up1) into colilunion with God.
Tho:n who imake a '"show" of their
rlc! igicn 'how all they have.
':'hw worbic ves . l!-:ing only to
Wse who ge't ill (ebot to it l:y honest
If one4 -,ives you "n liece (if his
mind" yoa acre not cootelled to lie
l'lt n' i had ratler wiiln :1ver drki
ha'.. an!d even niccs. than go!den'
:le \ho ::idert ake to hainmier' ollt
th trutl on tie an fvil if his mind with
* R o ld's hl.c will hammuler out all
Co in%, Yeons in Nr c
it'. i.-' K sa W fo d r .l k :
:.p .ir'lI '' Ov.'en's, of (lint', who held
-:-ni ~ ; tin i n thIi e'l!<e o W 'Sett
-I : na n-11. i n
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1 - o ' hc a inn rtys c 1
w"me !:Itter Thrv.e.ea
ci 'ic I h'- tt..i 'fiieb and :,iiC.
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I.'' tI 1111 loT o'I (Wlim \11Icl '~ i
.!.55 1. t' .c l '(dc;:in': " cf;ty nt
!'iclci (:' n(.:; I3io a 05 l:e o lite curi
4) ic o icl e a~tlg i'oisi. Ulvillo :<:o
cic 1:,1. ii''j i! to 1 tin- hi:t buest hiotder,
fR .:c i !l n ('1 . 11.. i' .l C., fo n s l cd\a in
A1 ' s .: W n 01 . da ;cy A. .\l i- ate I 5thn
dI A. f the et', durh:ing 2the legal2
h(10(1 for' uhy 2a -.,0 following 01( (1
.\!t byha~t lot. f ld 1iuae3.iti
11, V f:la ii te cr's 1r1at lmS.it of Ilho
hi s or lns, i l in; n Il the northi l side11
f the 'oa le R''-dig filrom 12 1'lin 0on 1t
L'. vcille I hu ch byivy O of11 tFr iensip
A. ( .Sp.car, Octb, J25th'su, 1902,
boude ontesuhsipb ul
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Narnie, .Jul 1 .-The crops of our
'onmililnity are needing rain badly.
Sergeant Ilorace V. -Nelson spent
the week-end With his parelts, Mi.
and Mrs. T. G. Nelson.
Miss Reiell Reid is spending 'this
weekt With Mi'ss Belle Patterson of
Mr. l t Lher Urailett ihas answered
Is coun'it ry's call and leaves today for
CaInp Wadsworth, in the best of
pi rits. We are proud of his pati0riot
Mrs. Pliumer McNair, of Augusta,
;a., is spending a few days with her
pareits. Mr. and Mrs. C. Y. Craddock.
Miss Louise Dean, of Maddens, was
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Cald
v.ti last week.
Sergeant Horace C. Nelson had as
his guests F-nda' morning Messrs.
Idd and Luther Brailett and Almar
Mi. W. 1. Hurns (and family were in
our midst Sitnday afteriool ,.
Mrs. .. 1). llunter and son, 'iiinIm,
and little Miss Ruby Todd, attendo
Suiday s'hool n': Narifi Stday.
Mrs. .101hn Owens. spent 1atrda
wvIth hler mlother, t. 11lenry Kight.
Miss(es 1laniche -ind DqOna Nelson
had as their guest Saturday, .\iss
UlanI1iche Sanders. .
Mr. Ford Garrett was a visitor in
Hlarkisdale Situiday afterinoonl.
Mr.' Den Terry spent Fl'Iuiday with
Mr. PI1u1gene Caldwell.
'l'iu eillim of Stri lee 'lag.
Izabuni Creek e'u1t rch will unr ell a
service flag at s..ervices to be held next
Sunday aftern0oon at .1 o'clock. The.
public Is cordially iiviled to attend.
A good Porch iocker for E0..
S. M. & it. 11. Wi'kes & Co.
We are disp!
piece. These re
and good values
p' acd gingnam.
SPrice $6.50, 7.50
'IOnly asa i
choose05 from. rjj
I 1) years. Priece
en dozeC! JU
gancies; nice r tri
made with belts a
at $ 1.95 each.
Black, White, Brown
$1.00 and $1.50
LAURENS. S. C.
O W E N BROS. MARBLE
S: GRANITE CO.
Dealers In overything for the ceme
The largest and hest equipped mon
umental mills In the Carolinas.
GREENWOOD, . S. C.
RALEIGH, - N. C.
READY FOR CANNING
The canning plzant at the Laurens
Cotton Mill is now in operation,
and solicits t e patronage of the
Cans Supplied at th lant if Desired
LAUR ENS COTTON MILL
aying on a large table remnants of
Aes, Madras, Voiles, and Pajama
in length from 1 to 6 yards to each
mnants are marked in plain figures,
See this remnant table today.
D1resses, made fron the best quality
Iho styles are good and ml iaking the Lest.
and 8.50 each.
(at Childreni's Gingha~m Dresses left io
~ere are nicely madea from go~d quality
colors~ are tub proof. Sizes from 3 to
>IES' DOLL IR WAMSTS
cies' W, c WVaists ink Voilets and Or
mmv'e. Big values, $ 1.00 each.
ES' WHITE TUB SKIRTS
adies' White Tub Separate Skirts, nicely
nd pockets. Value $2.50; now on sale
HOSE 1'LADIES' CREPE DE ChINE
'Gray, and SHIRT WAISTS
White, Flesh arid Colors
the Pair $3.50 and $5.00
DY & WILSON
"A GOOD PLACE TO TRADE"