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L.II'Z E N , S. F. ,, N 0 , 0., 1918S.
Uncle Ad says:
''ingly A t I t'
who said "Life is
just one darned
thing after an
other," pointed the way to suc
cess. Successful business is just
one advertisement after another.
Keeping everlastingly at it
finding in advertising a remedy
for every business ill-using it to
establish a policy, to correct trade
abuses, to gain good will, are fully
a important as the sure business
thuat you advertise for.
Good business is just one
adivertisement after another
TIIll END IN SIGHT.
With Iulgaria out, Turkey out and
Austria out. Germany is left alone to
wage a war against Ihe world which at
one time gave her so inuich Pronise
of success. Just a few months have
brought her from the crest of victory
to the certainty of defeat andI by no
st retch of the imagination can he seen
alny likelihood of her retrieving her
fortune. Germany Is beaten. Whether
she accepts the allied terms this week,
next week, next month or next year
the war has gone against her and she
Is bound to recognize it. With all of
her all ies gone, with whose help she
could not winl in foir years, the hope
of victory has vAanishied.
The terins whi ih the allics will it
pose have not been made known, but
i all P robabilit y mlhey aie very similar
to those iimosed on Altstria, strinigent
teris inodeed but difterenit froimi what
many have supposedl woutmld roesuit from
the world confiet. "Mlaking (lite world
safe for (lemocra(y" had come to
mean in thlie 111inds of maly 1t over
throwin":. of the mnoo:r mc'hie:! fortm-r of
governmlleno t in Elnrope, but t Ii s was
but a vIsionary idea of those, who were
<Jluik to inste:p e ate' p ra e
Th'le w'orlld has been' miade safi for
deiImo racy or w he moon. h111 it 11
ben dbp 0% by iving - lit' umito rat - Isuc
a soilli t r i n ull t:tt th.Y have
grown ill disfavor .1 hom :h ! t heir
fall will nat II lly V !Ov it'r. The
( zar of Ru"1i. i w w wer'
st ranut:ly nu!!itd Ia :-n. t'd <mt to
leave a sthin niro tol ( 5immer''
down ! t 1 an t iu w h'l wvorld i.;
before the war'.
The tatlte i:: 1no' Vs ''i-. ht'm VT-.
Th'le Ge(rmu:!in hav t ' 1 1 ura ibd
armll', anmd itutilu h' 'or ,h- (tun
iiany. huantr.win days lii:'' y. I'h
itasredl hofore I- 4 l' H ' 'i ; t) an
tlmhiyful .nd *mns: V Hr
Tlhe frienidI in Laiulrens ('1unty3 of
('npt. Il. It. TI. Todd, of tirklsIale Sia
tiIon, will he initere:tsted in thIe in
niounic': ot of hi0;is e-et itromtion 1
from Catin to) .\tajor. The promio
tiIon (alme just abo0u1 a omonthI after to
had( gotten inifo act1ive 55(rvic'e (on the
frontu lin ill lruance andt is a distinct
compitiliment. to his ablility. Aniot her
rCcen1t promtot ion ini which his miany
Laur ens friends11 were interemstedi wvas
that oIf (Capt. lsaidore Seba~yt'r, of the4
medical de;:artment, to be .\ajor.
To Takhe Ofiee r' Traning t.
Joseph)l A. .liddle'oni, a!! ';;"! l:'.wn
younlg farnmeris, Alvi to utgen t I 'titr.
son of ('terk of (ourmt Po'w:'r, aml I'ha:s
TI. Reid, 8on of .1. Ithett leid, have all
heeln nected~ for t raining1. at oliers'
tr'alning (camps, thte Iirtut thr Ie at ( 'lm;
We wvish to thlanki (ur1 nieighborsiu and
ftrienids for iheir ijianly atI 1 of kind
ntess dtturig thle sleknteus and dthul of
our wife and1( mlot her. .\laty (God's; rin
est, blessing rei~ ist w Ibt ht all.
W- 1'. Iurdette and I"amiily.
INDIRECT IEPORTS INDICATE
DE.ATIl OF ALVIN POWERS
Letteis from Frir.(ce Show fitat Com-.:i
puny 1) wa i .liMid;( of FIerce Fight
Iir Last. 1ontih.
Althoegh no oflicial iepont have
been received onl the casualties of the
listh Inant ry a. a 'esult of the mnag
nifcent attack In'which it participat
cd (he last part of Septenber. letter,
have c comnmenced to airrive indicating
that the Laiens boys were In a fierce
rtruggle and that a number of thlem
werL'e Voulded. Only one death, how
ever, has been as yet heard of and
that has not been officially coulirmled.
Corporal Alvin Powers is sp)okenl of
by comrades as htavin'l miade the "su
piemC sacrlIfice" though no (ireect re
port han been made of his death. Young
Po)wers was the son of .J. 'T. Powers,
of Ora, and was among tile most pop
Iuilar men In his coipally.
Iaieut. Joe F. Smith is reported
wounded, hut the deg'ee is as yet Un
Sergt. Hugh WoriImn, who in picas
antly rfellellbeled :; a formller 1em
pl'yee at Powe's Dlrug 'Stor', In Ise
ported woulided in the chin.
Corp. Walker Cainpbell, ill a let Iter
to ills Ilotherl, Irs. .\linie Campbell.
.116 Miil Street, tills city, tells of he
-ig woutnded i I le right thigh. lie
is in a hospital il Englald.
li a letter prlinted ill aother section
of this paper it will be seen that
P'rivate Car'ro.\ Medlock, anothmel n ill
ber of Co. 1), was wolunded six timles
in the same111 battle. lie is ill 1 hos
pil in France as is .\age .MeAbee, of
11e saine company.
Ano1iler 1'..liuren1S county inan Wound
ed was plrIvate .cClintock. The ex
telt of his woinds were not lealled.
iln a caiblegramili to his m0othir. M.s.
Ella 11. Lee, of Grecnwood, "ilt. Ar
thur le rellor'ts that "Still safe and
sound". Mi's. A:nie C. ursf. of
reenwool, Ieecived a letterv seraI
days ago froll her brother.. M.ior l'cr
rin C. Cothr ianl, also of ihe hi'llirtieth
I)ivis51i . ill which lie says that ll e
sIw Ihe 11-Rth In1fantr y .i1,t befor i tle
big haltte begall. At that tilme tile
i1Sth was being held ill reserve. The
casualties, le sd were iglit ill Ipro
portioll to the importan:ice of the enl
31. M.EN OFF YESTE II)A'.
Locil Exenption 11li'nd Seids 3i Men
to mp Waldswiolth.
''llrty-- 'i ie inen, whio e e''ll I ')
ser'vice hs Lbee delayed Several tiions
hueicly onl aveount of tho initulon:'.a ip!-I
Otemi(, finally pot way ye1t da.e
uoring, tain:iI. thI(- train1 for0':m
Wads;worltht ill high ir.ls. They re
litll Il town the da' bofore a: - e
(ivedl Ihei i nstr-uctions from thte e
ly a-ppointied instru-1ction com i Iti,
comlilosed of 1Ir. W. I. al. :'. 11.
Hroper1 !1141 d. N-. I11bb. Soeic of wthem
ii l he iIght inl tilt' (iy 11 and otherts
r(1111r11d to their homes. The 11oow
inpis a list o' those whll wee ill thi1'
:.i rson A11411r'onl II tor'ge Dea
.\rnstrong, ('ili Ito1h, (rherv I'lve
a i \l-.ie ri l:t:i . .\r.
ul, I ': ane. .hI un-s T--m: .
w 4 V.\ Mhell, .lp-ne.; ''t : \
II in' . Fr.nl lin .lc o'' 11. of :
Xe I).- .i l iveuth. ' .\ i l.C b rtS m r l
':h''r b1.l1l: ' .' 1 Se 0r:.. .i -Me . (1 ' ab o
I I.4Tra:: ham .l soli ta '1 Th02.' :111n
)Ivi' Fuma\';nersWhu, .Lh gOin pl'\ bah
.V 4 T1 . gi . 1 1 1.E I waEl'.i TO.t .
Wa' e o~s(f fiedmni 11e, 114 i ''
VAGRANT THOUGHTS. *
* (By Rev. J. M. Stendman.) *
Warnm words cannot take the place
of cold cash.
Our tears are often founded en a'
mistaken view of God's providence.
Any deilition of Christianity which
makes it less than Christ. falsifIes it.
Our power to doubt the truth of
Christianity grown out of our desire
to (10 o.
God converts the stigma of the world
into an honor for the Christian.
The tear-dimmed eyes of love see
more of Christ than the keen eyes of
The man is to be pitied who has
shined away all of his sympathy for
If men would learn to live rather
than to prepare to die death would lose
many of his terrors.
The "first honor" ie in tle school
of Christ are those who endure most
for ills cause.
Shallow natures demand much at
Controversy is often the mother of
1le who gets my work and trials se
citures my cloWII.
God does not promise to help us
bear fictitious trouble.
All sentences passed at God's bar
are life sentences.
There is no law that can make ill-got
ten gains sacrcd.
The world needs saintliness but not
Every wise man flees from himself
from his anuts nd appetites.
A hol nC (rou p.
If your chtildren :.re m!:j'et to
rrouip, or if' youh reason to fear
tleir bein atte ki by that difease.
you ould praiuro a hotl1e of Chaim
herlain's C('u:'! llkrdy :nl study
'htha . diec io for um. to that ill ct'e
of anl attach yolt will lnow exactly
whl<lr o purseesu. 'i'II.- in, a fav%
iod ver'y:suce!ful ru(mdv 1
'22) lI, nI il i! I2)}p111a.2 lhaf ycn
ibllrv the ire ction:. enrefully.
BELGiA.NS GIVE Til.\ANks.
: r , A al- Their .t plree lat ion Il
. ltrticans itn Pr. ii Fowl.
W. I). i2yrd. (Cmty 'cod .\d:ninis
tr:;tr has receiv td the following lt
r.", from. \\'i ln W-.i~ ,bood .\dm1in
Tou .\lh ICoun y1 ~ i-'tod .\di;st r os
'l: h i ii ot hi, cai r ( i l: : tl t he
I I',iis 1'n for l ief :iin Ih a::, has
re dred the folhr Itn t bl fr: h
1'"hoi ~ a: 1:,n dated (te. y !
"':'ttni ti . I tttiie fa lthaniv< El tary fe
1021 rol ,!a!' ofl thIi';i' :,' b'. !ln' frl
5( ip~ i i litisit, to leartl lu~is
tltt t) thattk ti wnehEl mor ain inn
W;et~' AS E.: c ill i ' -O I 1:9'.trg 1,ml
;ii;; I . t . i~., Ohec iyt. 3, 19 i wlIlci
Ti c ccheh Itapit terr taeO er.ote
.1( ati S t h (Cet jmm Imrie ofle ot ttirn
.- iie ador It nining of h.teitso ('n fttty
in nn itSE~ itttti.%tof'fuil to he s'izte(
: a 1a;d thutw of t heri. Th tte ienrhy
of 2 coa, h ttn2g eqluivalen1th '; to will
healst rorhich ottolieforric~ ad datea
rule, there i more 2or 112 Lt: t Sh lt'bn.
Warning to Trespassers.
Notice is hereby given that all hunt
ilg or trespiassing of any kind Is for
bidden on the lands of the undersign
ed. Violators of this warning will be
subjected to the severest penalties of
FILL A 1LL
J1. T. UlIA KI-LY,
V. T. SHINN,
Statenent of tihe Ownership, Manage
nient, Circulation, Etc.,
lRequired by the Oct of August 2-1, 1918
THlE LAU'RENS ADVEtT18Elt,,
Published Weekly at Laurens, S 1C.,
for October 1, 1918.
EIditor, Alison Lee, Laurens, S. C.
Managing 10ditor, Alison Lee, Laurens,
lusiness Almanager, Arthur Lee, Lau
rens, S. C.
Publisher, Advertiser Printing Co.,
Laurents, S. C.
Owners: Advertiser Printing Co.;
Alison Lee, Laurens, S. C., Arthur Lee,
Laurens, S .C.
Known bondholders. mortgagees, and
other security holders, holding I per
cent or more of total amount of bonds,
mortgages, or other securities: None.
A LISON 10E.
Sworn to and subscribed before tne
this 31st day of October, 1918.
Lawrence G. Ieff,
(My commission expires at pleasure
of the Governor).
(Citation for Letters of Administration.
State of South Carolina,
County of Lalurens.
B3y 0. (1. Thompson, Probate Judge:
Whereas Niamie D. 3abb made suit
to me, to grant her Letters of Admin
Istration of the estate and effects of
Thomas 10. Iabb.
These are therefore, to cite and ad
muonish all and singular the kindred
and creditors of the said Thomas ".
Babb deceased, that they be and ap
pear before me, in the Court of Pro
bate, to be held at Liaurens Court
Hlouse, Iaurens, S. C., on the lith
day of Noveniber, 1918 next, after
publication hereof, at 11 o'clock in
the forenoon, to show cause, if any
they have, why the said administra
tion should not be granted.
Given ulnder my hand this 29th day
of October Anno Doinini 1918.
0. G. THOMPSON,
15-2t-A .1. P. 2. C.
Citation for Letters of Administration.
State of South Carolina,
County of Laurens.
fly 0. G. Thompson, Probate Judge:
Whereas Mamie Hlunter Iiade suit
to me, to grant her Letters of Admin
istration of the Estate and effects of
These are therefore, to cite and ad
monish all and singular the kinmd red
and Creditors of the said Walter Ihuh
ter deceased, that tney be and ap
pear. before mue, in the court of pro
hate, to be held at Lauren Court
louse, Laurens, S. C., on the 1lth day
of November, 1918 next, after publi
cation hereof, at 11 o'clock in the
forenoon, to show (ause, if any they
have, why tle si 1d Adm in ist rat io
should not be granded.
Give'n under muy hand this "8th day
of October Anno loini INI.
0. G. TllO.\lNIfIN,
15 - 2t-A ..l.L '
SPECI.AL NOTICES. S
For4' itent N iebolla houo n 11 ll1 i
Notiee \\'e 4do h1:nitohin:: a
Singer Sewineg .\aitlii' t . Greln
wood.le 40. ' cil'. (4 h ,I ' li
iil'for ii a l \ ihre: -horse a' ti in11
~mi'. from1 -:'r.l . :i .! lIre ' Cob
m~en I.: m os S. . l . -':
imor Sale t l -)4l1 :li7 horale. Ani
size( (u1p Io :550 ponada . 'ie.: Jri '
.\Curlionae thsp.it.mil .lxwelt
touring lilt in A -1t comi tio. (' elt fon
fofrt h oue pwei.atnd Saltenont :.
il'or Sale-~ 100 buhes bouer 14 1-e
pi'(1 . 4 :;.0I pl r at.u .w! \\'. pe . buiher
Watts nills Tw1oo2-b.WeSt
,Ilm is.W edh -Wie watfo pairl your
h1 ie:. Td. li gIhctoitan gt -a
Nor alee l l)l'gstre .laerIterhyhfor
p:dre. t). li-:. Toid. ex u anyt wa
'and -\ lad: huwi asI. i i~Limred, abot
Mw!dd.' bll s. ulighlwy- back. 1' wit
lfor (iotion tor efulrnt omm the
law. 1.5. .lenngt S. I-tpf
gio cnith overy-O u ny. proe fror
a04 a l ike> thiv l 10 iis. i.Ta lorl .l t
iIlle, 14 out '4 tai.iall p411--pd
Catarrh.'or Twenty Years
Mrs. M. u' , Davis, 1607
10th Ave., ,. Nashville,
Tenn., writ :
"After ha ng jbe n & constant
sufterer r n etarrh for more ADE
than twe ear* and after try
ing alan every reinedy advor
tised, an having lost all' hope, I M
very reluctantly began the use ME
of Peruna about two years ago.
Everybody says X look younger
now than I did twenty year* algo,
and I actually focl younger and
better, and weigh more. I am W L
recommending it to my neigh
bors and all with whom I con
Sold Everywhere Liquid or Tablet Form
Uncle Sam wants you to do
your Christmas shopping ear
ly, and he does too.
Now ready with a superb line
of Watches, Clocks, Silver
ware, Cut Glass and Jewelry
of all kinds.
Do Your Christmas Shopping Early
We Are Today Unload-t
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All Kinds of Dishes,
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Owing to present market conditions these
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be found anywhere.
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