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Maidden. Dec. 10.-The date reminds
me that' Santa will be 'With you ere
anoth'er letter reaches you, So I
wish for you a:.d your readers, kind
editor, a peaceful, a joyous and a hal- t
Py ho!day. May -Santa bring to each
of you your heart's desire.
A good deal of moving will be the
order of the day before and after the
holi dayQ, tho' the pCrsonne l of 1he
('oi nu-!y vill reiain about the
sa X 1.
ald .Irs. I)eShielis, of unan,
burt lnrt00 r le ntly ofI 1l e('ormieki; \I 11
occ111ll de f'arm \ va r re by .\ir. and
1i. i1l)io . 'Ti laitetr are to gZo to
die cit y of IJaulren0s.
\I1'. W. !. iIludans and : -11( y m-e: 1 a c
r ' '1 I: ia fr ani otie' year to
\i, (' ';l:oas bne lt and \ ill non'!
to hi: rmn 1rcently pnrc ha :c d fromt
Mlr. .t. 11. 'we e. A r. Poersl: i,
buibilling a very pr''y and substantial
bungaloiw on the ind lie bonuht near
the i'eihool heous:e, lkinwn to the older
people as the )aniel Martin place.
Tei other changes will be local.
Mir. h'luIIraman Finley will occupy the
old O 'mi nham hole. 'Mr. Claude
Finley goes across the creek, but near
enough to come back to Prospect. Mr,
J. I. Finley will move to his place va
cated by Mir. C .P. Finley.
We wish for those who go from us
health and prosierity. To the new
comers we extend a cordial greeting,
trusting that in our midst they, too,
shall find health, happiness and pros
Mr. Gus W. Chapman has moved
from his 'Madden farm to his recently
purchased home at Cold Point.
lMrs. Madden will occupy her home
again and Air. Paul Finley and Messrs.
Compton are to cultivate her farm
for alnot her year,
Mrs. Lena Brown has been serious
ly sick for the past two weeks. Her
children, liss Miriam, a Senior at
Winthrop, has been called home, and
the boys, Pitts, Miller and Hamilton,
of the navy, -are here. The latest
news Is that she is better, and her
family and friends are hopeful that
the worst is over and that she will
soon be well again.
Dr. George Moseley, of Cross Keys,
came over last week to see Mrs. Lena
Brown. :Mrs. Moseley, a sister of Mirs.
Brown, is slowly recovering from in
fluenza and was unable to come with
\r. J. 1). Culbertson attended the
marriage of his sister, Miss Myrtle
(t bertson. and Mir. Ilugh Wallace
last Wednesday at the Culbertson
hom. A regular old fashioned "in
fare" dinner was served at the hos
pitagle Wallace home, where the wed
d ing party went, immediately after the
ceremony. We extend congratu la
tions and hearty good wishes to the
We failed to metention at the proper
time that J. D). Cu lbertson, the Berk
shIice hog raiscer of uipper South Caro
lina, accomplanied b~y R. JTudson Lang
stoni, at tended the Berkshire sale at
Pinehurst, N. C. In this sale lie had
two Berkshire hogs that were sold
at fancy prices. Mir. Culbertson al
so add~edI two mor'e fine specimens to
his already spleiidid hierd from the
TJhe Milsses M1artin have arrived at
home for the holIdays, fr'om Gr~eens
b)oro, N. C.
Alisses Miyra Wofford and~ Estelle
3Mar'tin, students at Winthrop College,
arrived home Frliday for the Christmas
M\essrs. Thad Mioore and Thurman
Finley are erecting tenant houses on
We recently had the pleasure of
meeting Mir. Albert Todd, C. & W. .C.
r'oadl master. Alr. To~.ddI is a Laurens
County boy that has made goodl il his
.\ir. andl .\rs. Jf. A. Woffoird at tend
ed the' I'unieral oif .XIirs. Ada Wofford at
WXoodrufflIi~i Saurday. Mi'. Woff'ord ire
tu rnedl SatuIIrday nIghit, but I Mirs. WVot
ford had enjoyable visits at the home
COUGHS AND COLDS
Dr. King's NRew Discovery
has a fifty year record.
' behind i0
It bilt its reputation on itsprodic
tion of positive iresiilts, on its surenesa
in relieving the throat irritatioun of
colds, coughs, grippo .and, bronchial
"'Dr. King's New Discovery? Why'
my folks wouldn't use anythmg~ elset '
That's the general nation-wide esteem'
in which this well-known remedy is
held. Its action is pronmpt, its taste
pleasant, its relief gratifying.
Half a century of cold and cough
checking. Sold by druggIsts everywhere.
Dowels Out of Kilter?
That'e nature callinor for rellef.
Aesist- her in her daily drities wIth Dr.
jn's New Life Pills. Not a purgative
I a ti usal d, but a mil, efectiv..
if Mrs. Miay Thomason, Mrs. Will Wd6
ord and Mrs. 'Nannie ldw-ards, returi
ng Sunday afternoon.
iWe were glad to meet Mr. B. 3
unningham 'Sunday afternoon, on Ii
eturn trip from Spartanburg. 1i
tad been to see his relatives, Mr. an
irs. Larry lartin. We were indec
lad to hear that. Mrs. Martin and 111
Ic daughter, as well as little )oroth:
ie getti lug along so -well. Mr. an
i1s. .\laitin are Laurens County pet
lie, with an ardent. love for The A(
'ert iser, and especially lie \ladde
'l' writ er is under 01)11 gat ions ft
,(tent favors from .J. 1). 1 'ryson,
iihhre, for a safe and quick trip t
own! in his car, and to .\lr. Ilient
' Tilt for late piape'rs. We aipprt
-Intof bhi greatly. Th'i C'hristma)
:lirit has; alr'adi 1e te ti h art1
hm wrte. "l'ree on ear ();co
TI loo meni " tle-rfiore we for:-,ie ti
at ter friend for a pra t ial oke ainel
i (altait paper.
HOW DOCTORS TREAT
COLDS AND GRIPP
.\Sk: an ph}ysin"hin or dr'iggi-el ar
wi.611 tell you that the best and on
'fleetive remledy for a had cold, so1
hroat, influenza or la gi'ippe Is wih
It' calls "a b'ik calomel purge," whi<
weans a big lose of calomel at h
litme. Iut as the old style calomel he
ome dangerous dialities physicial
tie (itngglsts are now rec'otmendii
the improved nausealess calomel, cal
ad "Calotabs," which is purillied and I
ined from the sickening and dangeroi
elTects and whose medical virtues a
One Calotab on the tongue at i
lime with a swallow of water,--that
ill. No salts, no nausea nor the sligh
est. interference with your diet, plea
oires or work. Next morning yoi
!old has vanished and your entire sy
ten Is purified and refreshed.
Calotabs are sold only in origin
sealed packages, price thirty-ti
meits. Your druggist gunrante
Calotabs by refunding the price
you are not delighted.-adv.
A1iEIICA NS WILL UROE
THAT SIHIPS IE SUN
nlandI Stil to Support I)clegat
From Uited States In ('ontenth
TIhat Surrendered Giermtan Crai
Should IBe Destroyed.
Paris, Dec. 18-The American del
'ates to the peace congress have r
solved to 'advocate the sinking of ti
surrenlered enemy warships and r
ist any proposition to distribute the
3n the basis of naval losses. This a
nouncement Is made by those in clo
touch with the American represent
lives, who, it is adled, feel that such
position would result in avoiding col
entlon and materially support Pre
lent Wilson's declaration that the -t
vas not. based on aggression or the a
:iisilion of property.
Englanl, through Sir Eric Gedde
Ilrst lord of the admiralty, had pr
viously acqiiiesce( in the Americ
plan to destroy the captured or sit
'enderel warships, anl, it is decla.re
will cotinuilite to su ppoi't. tihe ITiIit
states, although it Is expected thl
some of ithe lesser naval powers wl
lemand that the prizes he (list rlbute
'American na~val statitons w'ill 'l
inaIntained for at least a year
Birest, Gibraltar and in the Azores
rentder aid1 to AmerIcan merchai
ships. The consent of France, En
antd anl Portugal has already been s
cuiedh. The aero stationi ,at 'the:
points will lie ready to respond
aalls for aid by American shipping
listress. FacIlitIes wIll lie affordi
~or needed repiairs antI supplIes.
Although the lilans have not het
leveloped, It is belIeved ini naval cI
ales that the shipping, hoard desir<
he continuance of the mannIng of I
4hlps with naval oficers and cr~ev
mn iliprivate (capital is organizedl
indertake the great task of operathr
hiousands of merchant vessels.
The othier naval establIshments
'urope have been ordered abandono
us rapidly as possible. and p'rogr'ess
hIs di'et'tion has already been col
iderable. The Unliit ed S a to had
ter'o t at ions along thle Eurtopec
conis:, t1I-e mat erial of withitb e'xce
i Dres't, Gliralttar' andi ihe A'ot es,
,eingr shipped hitute. Naval tran
toils, r'elileved of ca rr'ying m niti on
villI heriea ftetr ebnvey food suppidlies.
it is extietted thaet the army ab
vill 50oon lie able to utse( a numbtiter
I tranlspiorts similIartly on e (as Ier'
D~emobil izatIion of thle naval persot
w'l hasci been or'de'red to piroeed ra pi<
v on the basks of the transfer to til
-('5erve lI1st s of men and otllcers<
otd elbarntactri and liltysiqu e. TI
caeds of the nieiw mner'chant imar ine,
s ealeiulat ed, wi'll abisorbl as ha rge
>r'oportiton of such r'eservistls as Is (11
BY SUDD EN A('TTI0
Th'le uck action of pur'e Lavopti
'ye wash Is startling, A- school be
indl eye straIn so badly he could n<
'cad. A wveek's use of LavoptIk sun
rlsed hIs teacher so mutch she utsed
or her o1(1 motheri. ONEli WATT shiov
d benefit. A small bottle is guarai
nedt to benfit EVItDRY CAS1E of wel
trained or inflamed eyes. 'Tho QUW0
-estlit Is atonishing. AlumInum a
uA #R 1ureka ffrug Co, ,
I-V :' ; :; TA
hlI ab. lo . t oj(y StI1)pO t lwi i i.~ C9 1 1
E he e;ale to support Ieut.2 (I(ly e . h
tiIt .f Iof . (C.l Il'f0I1,n, toah1(.0
ol(h1 l 1eo atII LuIrens, F~C., on) 01r le
if Dgo not,
M longer 3
You do n(i
S, error agai
OMEN MAKE MATS FOI
4) J)* j(~ )11.;Itl' I i I ll l " , t . L'u ;l ;
ll I 4 'Ilii:-, \\hore ise \ l I It 11)11
nat are Uu1.11 for t 'o' purl os e f s 11r
;re 1t , 1 day; oft Jlan :., " 191a r,
t a re r arlt.
1'. W . I I ihu. ,
I) .r 1S, 1 11S.
wait and have i
estate is jumpi
ou wait the mc
and buy now.
>t think it a good tit
didn't you think
t the prices have ac
>w has got the profi
e is the one commo
It will remain so as
city, or until it reacd
increasing. Bank <
re a farm or home I
me for sale and ge
If you are a rente
ie and let me find y
ent into the purch;
Hesitate? Do Not
That Means So Mi
e Me for Anyt
~ns National Bank F
ti h .ti k:
- l t b
ct wtre -, vitality and n r l ifyi ':il .A
ing the lood. You cant in. ftel its zcength.
nn,' Invior ting l-: f t ic . , .t
EME2 li tll !'S'iii't f.E A ill' dEI NR'sil 2l
:o pay more. I
ng day by day
re you will hav<
ne to buy your farn
the same thing a:
Ivanced very rapidl;
t. Do not fall into
dity that has a stead:
long as this country
ies a point where ti
hat you are not sati:
t one that you wouk
r and are tired of pa
ou a nice place whe>
tse price and save
Put Off Doing the
:ch to Your Future.
hing About La:
tldg. . Lauren
EAT ONE TABLET! END
. ALL STOMACH MISERY
'a tp's I)iapieps in n1. oicie s!ops aii
ty,. as, 11ys pepsia, incli."estion.
lndigested food! 1 iiumps of pain:
h i ni gas, acids anl solrness.
Whn yoir .tolach is all upset, hero
is in:slant relie~f--No waitin;
Th11 ;iltltPon 1at a Iablet orW .wo
111 l'apeIC's I~i~ "-< ;in1 all the1 indliae" tiont
,;rAc I ; :1.11-i 1Ug
Gray Court, S. C.
i or home
y and the
I be satis
re you can