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Payable In Advance.
ADVERTISER PRINTING COMPANY
Laurens, S. C.
Advertising Itates on A pplication.
Obituaries and Card of Thanks: One
Cent a Word.
Entered at the postotllco at Laurens,
8. C., as second class mail matter.
IAU tlE NS, S. C., FlEI. 19, 1919.
Uncle Ad says:
"A dve r tisin g
Is for New Ad
- Many a business
nm man makes a splen
I 64r did start when he
first opens. He
knowshe must tell people heisready
to do business. If he would only
,ntinue as he begins there would
be fewer iailures in the world. But
too many men, after they have a fair
start, and become familiar with the
new venture they have established,
imagine everyone else is equally
familiar. They stop advertising,
wholly or in part. Their last public
notice is posted by the sheriff.
Il Make a right start - then keep it up
III tls'e days of agitation for (.It
ton holding and reduction inl a'reag
\Ir. .1. J. IlinUton. one of the countyx's
prosperou far'iers, lays claimis to he
(he original holder of them all. 'Mr.
1Iintoll has had folrt hales of cotton
storel at his home for 17 .\ears, or
since tln -uilly hit tho ceiling .with
such a loud thutnp. AIr. Itinton re
fuses to say Itow imich he is wxaitill
for, hut it is no douit about tl
fact that he is wait ing.--Greenwood
1idex-,loirntal. hat's "yotuntg cotton"'
onl the side of a hale in the wareholutse
here. Mr. Ilall Fl emuing has a bale
of cotton which soie of his rela-tives
grew ill I1,66.
PAMG' MR11. .AleA DOO.
Ili fore tile railroads Were taken ov
(r by the goveinment 'T'le Advertiser
lwasn't inl the habit of indulging in the
popular pastime of telling thw railroad
ofl'ials how they shoiId Conduct theli'
hu iness. We thouglt tilie railroads
hail a riglit to ru their ilsi ness just
ab1ou1t as they ileasei piovided they
did 10ot eneroach on the rights of oIl
V'is Hilt the goverinirtent has (leid'ed
::tt the railroads tmulist Ie r.u in the
ir e e tof thle I ' l'<. withlout re-1: al1
ti cost, an'' :1 will IY the .ill. s W we
dlo not mnind givin& a little advice now
and tIhent in thti' iililii's intt'rest. For
insmv-neo. the miit'ning train on tit
C. & W. C. ra lrod f'on Agiusta a nd
G1-rfnwoo ed w'oubll se'v- i olb!ic on
that "ne)o t u'''h bet tee ttivantage i'
it moaile conneet ibm ie re withl thie'
lutornin"' it i ' ti o (''lumbia. whicrh
I le pnriin ti l dr is wh bin r.i ail d were
runtii 'resun'bl for . stckoder
ii iii-~ '' I n5 liihu -
a nx i x la mii
whot( ri duh ' i ne ,. ' it for. i
001w her iix . hri ind2 I hat muclih'ss
Is'Ptpoed of in tor'i order i''' tilt to
that before us fir eonsideri''tIon. xv
wIll sit back and imonder a lilt. 'lT'at's
at lIttle miore ('(nnopii'ate t ilIhan Ithe othl
cir and Is easiier isissed ' t'rtn set
l ed. Nowv, tihe t he.ory of feirt ilzer's,
talking very leari'm ily, is that it in..
creases the yield ait a simailir ctid of
capital anid labior.~ It. (ties not matke
a farm onte riuns. 't eaha a rid Is
SupIposed (whthter it (toes or ntotI to
cost, tess lby th iii le iof fertitlizit'.
Th'lerefore, I li inevi IblIe corclursiori
Is that, r'egardilless of' the ntmnhii'i of
bales raised ini the Souith, the more
fr'tli'zer that has heen used in Its
ciultivat ion the len It will hiave cotI.
TIher'efoi'i, againt, Ito get I th mtost pro'(
fIt out (If the cotton r'aisied It. wottld
be0 ecloomleal to ci the acreage some
Imorn and inoc'nnc the amontn ne fec
tilizer per acre. This will, in 'part,
also help solve the labor problem,
which Is said to be pressing on the
farm, by raising the same number of
bales at less cost of labor as 'well as
money. The fertilizer companies, who
are liberal users of advertising space,
110 doubt thank us profusely for this
this able pre'seitation of their case.
Il* + *
Till" "LEMON ENXTRACT" BILL.
New, while in a writing mood, we
will touich on another subject. The
dange' here is, however. that these
reiarks will niot be lengthy enough to
fall imimediately after the previous
reinarks unless we are able to string
them olit loing o11011gi. Our editorials,
it will he olbserved. are arratuged More
aecort dinig to lengih than to their pow
er or InilWrtance. Ne hope we will be
able (to make this one long enough to
fall in its porper place. 'lhe so-called
"I'lon Extract" hill will next re
ceiyve oilr attention. We learn from
sonie of the leg islators that tle sale of
extracts. alnd other high alcohol per
eentage patent niledici nes has become
a menllave inl the state aIld is abouit as
htad as "hool-legging" liitior. Solle
people are apt to go hysterical when
a 1olool is meitiolned an(d sveii to lose
all sense of poise and reasoi. Now,
we imust have tigs and lemon ex
tract. That's certain. A lot of lemon
lie is made from lemon extract a1(d
sail indeed will be tile day when that
delettable ish will have disappeared.
'Itru.ggists will tell us that a great pro
portionl o nllecessary remedies contain
a n i 1111ls colntiai alcollol in large pro
portions. We won't go into hIle elii
istry of it just here. The daiger is.
anld ile (inger has been poilited out
bY a so-called "lobby" inl Columbia,
that in coieiilndable elideavor to Wipe
oit the harniftil and(] illcgal sale of
Ilii'se ollco t lois we may go too far
and111 ini(re Ile necessary agelcies of
heallilthl prote< tion1. It would he laidable
liislation1 to deail (efft'tally with thw
mallI itliolls velidors of extiacts alid
paten'lt mlei1cines( for hoeriagc liur.
poses. hot it would i hari i'm fiul to hlar
from sale niecessary medicines. \lost
irmgg 1sts do not sell the so-called nar
eities for heverage purposes. They
ari4 general3 an honorable set of gen -
Ilemienii anid try to act rihi law or no
law. 111i1. e ('al'il1 as they may. Ihey
iani1ot, :,void at tilIles selling iledli
(ines Wliicl will ie evelnlially used
for ohler thal mediciial liui rposes.
''le laiw. whatever it may be, will have
to he clear-cut 11) to a ceriain degree
.ind the rest left to the honor of the
TIll l'OWER CONTlRACT.
The i election oi tile riiticaion of
the cotrlillat btweei the city alnd the
lzetdy iRiver Power ('ompa ny is to be
held Iess thanl 11wo weeks from today.
From a lilialicial staldpoilit. it will
be tile Illost illpoltanit election ieb ill
this city ill years. It is a im ' is.lie
to be decided. The proposed ('tra(t
r(reiset'in the biest teriis that the
ouil 'tiiibl scoul cure from tlhe pover
c aliany. is to be voted oil, it tih de
nt of Ihe ower company, whn thi
vter." cacnnit possibly lie inifoirmied
ms it) tlleint-its of the tase. 'l'ests
iotS- to ti ily will bei ire Ithani
ti.td iut :~ I~ tha I ii nI
cred whe the or n t
th i' it: in b 1 it f i
Ili a i atl'iii em i i Ii ni
lyI~ 1 in titiun l
I lil Ij (if 4t he year I'b i i
d r h I 1 .' s i
In(. it inaifih ini powver ttusn i' -
they'it art'e mionthls, bing sonll'wvla
aboitvi Ih laver t'Iage thowever. 'iTih fall
il i ii wolls I'itta ' lii h \ hgg t 4e
4du(Itlle I.n of' .N,O0fi, whijo iij i
miay not lie high, we have ifi ap
to this it Ilibotr and clerical co t of
Waler and lights, aliliroxiiualt l *irm.
ycii113'lyincomie. fromi wvat t'r ail n n
weC iunderistand is :1roundl $1i '*
'c'not l in v'r-dg t
m i' Ade 'at : 'i doe ,
ils fligure's ;'stimatelc
thougsh wo e. ,'i1,1b la
oliallenged. Our contention is that
the rate is alparently high and thwt
the consumers and tax payers are
compelled to vote without a knowledge
of what they are voting on.
CLINTON NEWS. *
Clinton, Feb. 18.- Xr. 1li Briggs Is
at home after receiving a discharge
from the navy.
AIr. and Mrs. J. F. Jacobs, Sr. enter
tWined a number of their friends
ihursday tind Friday evenings at a
Alrs. Pat Kinard slieit Wednlesday in
Mr. and AIrs. J. F. Jacobs, Sr., Miss
Clara Duckett. and Dr. and Airs. Jas.
lt. Copeland spent last Wednesday in
-li'. Toni 11111 of Greer, speit the
week-eid wit h h is sister, Mrs. 'Jno.
Alls. J. N1. Sprutit and little son are
the guests of her mother, Mirs. Al. A.
Alr's. Caldwell, of lartsville, spent
several days with \It. and Ars. J. T.
Robertson aid faintly last week.
AI i's. J. 1. Colenan spent several
(lays in Chester last week.
Mrs. Lomax and daughter, of Green
wOo(l, are the guests of her lotjher,
t1irs. Crwford Clapp.
Air. 'T'. G. Robertson spent. the tweek
endrl withi Iis family here.
Mtiss Ada Casey of Andeirsoin spent
several days last week with her sis
ter, .\rs. .1. 1. Coleland.
liss Erilily l'hillips entertained a
nunilmer of her frieids last Monday af
ternooni in honor of he' guest, Miiss
I elen Heaclani. of Converse College.
Allss Alatlie Ban ' .-owning, of Gold
v-ille, spent the week-eid with Mirs. .1.
W. 'Copeland, Jr.
Ail. J. W. Crawford spent the week
end with his family here.
'he l Nisgrove Mill Chapter 1). A. I..
Will meet next Thursday with Mirs. .1.
Mirs. A. 1. Galloway (lelightfully en
tertained a nuther of friends londay
Pven iing at a (hiiiier paity.
Detroit V'apor Oil Stoves. Greatest
All stove on the mnarket -no wicks, no
itdor. io sioke; bakes like a brick
S. Mf. & E. I. WILKES & CO.
All persons are liereby 1wr .d
tg a inst lhuintIing, clittinlg wood or Lch
irw ise Irespassinug on my place in thie
i-It Mis. Ielle Gray.
Uising Sun Clhapter No. 6, It. A. M.
A speclal convocation of
Rising Sun ChaDter No. 6.
It. A. A., will be held on
Thumrsday night, Feb. 20th,
at 7::,) o'clock. There will
be work in tle .l. Ml. and P).
o. degiees. AIso very inportait busi
'S. .\lembers are earn estly reqirest
d1 to be rIesient anld \isitiig broithrenl
\ lconiiie. Cone early.
Ily order of
M1. L.. SM\ITII, Hi. P.
I. TI'titY, See.
'he Quinine Tmiat Does Not Affect the Hear
lh-ent.'wt of itsI:t tnc a i tive efflect, l.ANXA
11iutitg ill llend. nittltt 4 t i h il itiac11. n1i'
ook for tihe sirtttn: of 1-. 'V. GROVE'. 30c.
iiny, et al, laili Yls,
Iatris hthia Spr'ings, et al, defendi~
ra kit ary. .'ua I forI th ihthr
icii Ir t . Ai hl is onl tile ini the
it '- f tihl ( t I r (our fo r Ii :t:
1 tt Ihi. II i i I iti a .Springs Co.,
o prei at l i t l t ii clims in
ri; I I' t mr ,1tt ' h ' k i te fori
I. dlyt \I . II 11 t I beor , fm w ith
' *\ tmI'. hH n ('l (of the
l\:'t'lt \N( - .\SSO)( I.\TION.
d for arty lifornition you miay deeire
W'e lnsur"'e~t~ you'oper'ty against de
Itlutti byV II Fi-E WINDlSTI'(lt\I 01R
-l;ll'TNlNt;. anti do :20 elhealter thiaii
Reemb(ther w'. ar .1l rej~tpa red to prtove
oi ytd that (tl the l it fest( t anid
OIr Asscia 8
de itl Lauttnn.8.(
blanjod, ( i'
$ * ' s * $ * $-' 0
$ SPECIAL NOTICES. $
$ * 0 * 0 * 0 $ ;
Good Mule For Sale--one bay mare
mule, 8 years old, weight 1150 to 1200
p011(18. Work any-where. In good
shape. Will sell at a sacriflee. J. Leo
JAangston, Watts Mills Store. 31-1t
Lost or Strayed----From my place late
Saturday night -three young mules. In
formation as to their whicreabouts will
be appreciated. N. B. Gentry, Enoree,
S. . 31-It
For Sale--Two Ford cars in good
condition. 'Will sell cheap. mhos. R.
asterby, Box 217, phone 200, LAmurens.
Lost--Tuesday 'between Fountain
Inn and Laurens, large tire 37x5 al
ready pmilped up. Reward for its re
turn or information about it. Notify J.
W. Jackson, Laurens Route 1, or J. W.
Austin. 526 Mlc~ee Avenue, Greenville,
S. C. 31'4t-prd
Lost--A small black mile. When
lart seen was coming 'toward Laurens.
iiider please notify A. T. Wells, IUt
rens Rtou1e 4, or Hicks Stable. 31-it
For Sadt-Nice lot of Ninety Day
Seed Oats, Black Victor Fillghumn and
Texas led Star, Spring Beardless Bar
ley, Onion Sets. Maine Seed Irish 1o
tatoes. J. It. Sullivan. 31-It-pd
loomms-Attiractive front rooms over
.1. C. Shell & Coipany's stor-e opposite
postolice; also front roomi1 over
Clardy's. Apply phone 341 Gray Court,
or .1. C. Shell or Wells Clardy. :1-5t
Cotiton Seed-I have about 60 bushels
more than I will need of 'Cleveland
Ilig Holl Cotton Seed, bought pure last
seasoin, that I offer at $1.50 pei blishiel.
.1. A. Bumere, Lauirens ltoute 2.
Cow For Stle-I have a good ,1ersey
cow for sale. See C. It. Roland, lAIu
rens, Rloute 2. ' -It -11d
3More Eggs-Now is the time .)
you i' liens the tonic to double your egg
supply. Get busy. Write or phone
lis. IT. I3. K 0iien(dy, lAturens. 3-2t-pd
lWe will pity a straight salary of $35
per 'week for man or wonuttn wit;h rig
to introdite 10Ttreka Poultry Mixture.
Six months contract. Furelka Mfg. Co.
10ast St. Louis. Ill. 31-1t-l)d
For Quick Sale-Six Well grown
pigs, weighing from 60 to 75 lbs. cross
ed between Her'kshire and 0. 1. C., at
$12.50 cachl. 11. C. Smith, Watts Mills.
Flor Sale-'lihode Island ted eggs at
$1.0) per setting of 15. C. W. Tune.
F.r Sale-Three young miles in
good condition. Cheap. J. C. Grant.
Mountville, S. C. 30-2t-p-i
Wanted-Pea Fowls. State number
pi1ce, age and sex. Mrs. Crovor Roper.
Liari'ens, Route 6. 30-tf
For Sille-leggs from my pure bred
Barred Plymouth Rocks. and S. C.
White Leghorn, $2.50 per setting of 15,
postpaid. I also have a few nice
cockerels. G. C. R(oper, Laurens, toute
For Service-My registered 0. I. C.
stock hog. Will keep one all season,
fee reasonable. G. C. RIoper, L aunis.
Route 6. 30-5t-pd
Wanitd--0ir'ls to operate electric
ilower sewing mnehines making over
alls. Good pay and steady emplloy
ment. Pay while you learn. Drafts
Refo, Chester. S. C. 30-5t-pd
Say man's Products-Phone your or
deis for Say man's White Wonder'
Soap to R. IT. Donaldson at Wattsi Mill
Store and I will make delivei'ies. Agent
for Laurens ''Owishil). 30-5t
Strayed-Light yellow Collie dog,
weighing about 55 pounds; answers to
niame of "Bruce". White riff, breast,
feet, raCe and tip of tail. teward for
information. Phone 128 or 135, Mrs.
W. L,. Gray, Laurens. 30-tf
Mules-Anotlhe lot of fresh mules
on hand. Come and see them at Bolt's
old stable. W. IL. Wharton. 30-tf
For' Sale--I now' have in stock a cut
)ff woodl sawV, ('nn be opleratedi by two
men. Will cut any size of log and any
l ength fromt two I nchies up. ILumbn er
,i lr (cord( wood mein sei ime at Lauirenis,
Andiierson iCa'r-W~e ai'e niow offering
foi' sale- the famous01 Anider'son "t;-10"'
A\ Litle 11iilher in Piie But -"'. Made
i ltoek lilli where the famiums Rlock
lilli huiggies ar'e made, of the v'ery~ best
iaial~ anid worikmnshipj11. Nio shoiddy.
Itedl Seal ('omitiniental motor. ReaI st eel
ody anid aineiii~ leather uphoblsering.
oua Wes'tern l.lei-tric lightinog llanit
whicoh will makW ''our iIlihts5, furishel
0',,ri foir your w'mert ' wirks, pumpo wva
er.'sw w~ ,oodl. gindu feed ,('tc. I now
mye this acgn'y. v,'hich w,,ill furnis),
nore' poweri for' thle money' Iusi tha anv
ither 'ompaniy. c,.e mie at l,auren-ii. S.
27-cow', --11 d
lxureni Tlires- --linsurie agaiinst ipune
ures by iisiing Iapid Sealer, a pie
mat'i onl of irubbleir, goms, eti'., to puti
uito your tires, which will illl thetnv
1y as hsoonli as i naii is remioved'I. No
akhe-off. Foir sale by TI. i. Stoniertel,
F~or Stle' --209 acre fam k nown as
Sbe Dr.i' liiihardson0i plsA'. Pi'ice $20.00
per1 nerei'. Oin pubtli hiiightway bettwe'en
L~aure'n9 aind Mountv',illc. Neat'rm 'elic
i nd school. Sot'' Clyde T .IFratiks, at
Parmieris National Dank. 29-St
Etats-Rhode Island iteds that stay
i'ed. See my chIckens before you buy:
$ 1.50 per selltlng fr'c,m Pen No. 1 ; $1.,0A
from Pen No. 2. WV. RI. McCuen, Lait
rens. S. C. 29-4-1-pd
HIIdes Wantted---Bing uts yoltr hides.
We ai'e aiwayn in the market. Moseley
F~or Stile (Cheaip -Good horse, riib
'er-tireid buggy anid hannss. Also a
i ice lot of hogs-- frk~cshi res, D~uroes
md i'ro'ss. See Dir. WV. 11. Dial, Lau i
Pull l ine Tintwarei' jiuit received.
"M& i-:. it. W\li KFs & CO.'
Whenever You Need ua General Tonic
The OlId Standard Grove's 'Tasteless
ill i :.' is Ciial ly valuable ast a
If, . *ii prope)rtie of Q ) i'-!I
1' ..1, P' uriClieu the jboo'
to . t2 eo voi 's System. r'o
Dr. Chas. A. Cromer
. GRADUA TE~ ~~
VETERINARY SURGEON & DENTIST
Service Day and Night
Will Appreciate Your Patronage.
Office at Posey's Drug Store.
LOOSE LEAF LEDGERS
....For Sale By....
ADVERTISER PRINTING CO.
The undersigned bank begs to an
nounce to its subscribers that the Liberty
Bonds of the Fourth Issue are now ready
for delivery, and requests those who have
not taken them out to do so.
PEOPLE'S LOAN & EXCIANGE BANK
t. W. TUNE, Cashier.
NITRATE OF SODA
Laurens County's quoto of the Gov
ernment Nitrate of Soda is expected to
arrive within the next week or ten days,
unless it was burned in the recent fire at
Savannah. Due notice will be giveni its
TERMS WILL BE CASH
L. H. KENNEDY
LAURENS, S. C.
N ui gU ate ClcsJ wlro in aini
deal ~r . BecaseT~t yo-nwt a y uc n rl
on this st r it is adiil to r ad hre
WhtW- a e o eD- A lwy