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Laurens, S. C,
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bitiarles and Card of Thanks: One
Cent a Word.
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LIi NlS, S. C., Mf \%t'll -P, 19149.
The shrevwd ad
- ~ vertiser takes
auman nature through the wording
)f his advertising, and the treatment
f his customers after they reach
iis store helps them to form the
labit of coming regularly for every
thing they need in his line. If you
tan put your plersonality into your
idvertising and see that it is reflec
ed by your sales people and your
itore service you'll find a constantly
x.-reasing number making a habit
)f trading with you.
We are all mlore or less creatures of h.abit
Our taleneld enion-rduelion press
reporesentative woild do helter to for
get ill this sIl abolit coniine3cial
freedoint. the dire. plots of the cotton
nanufacti't ls. it profiteering of the
COtton sp~c1<ors a ith (l xpensI NR1, Of
11hV ;otInlqtrn fatrlio'r; ar.<i Intlehl a lit
til ore on Iho re'll kueloirs; ;11 the
eollonl situiationl. Tespoccb of Ali-.
.1. F. .I.icoIs in lt co-t': house Fri
day hill t , waill n h ( h ad. In -A
'('(eech which wt a ish wo (wmld 44t1e401
in full, Ihei gaVe thi ltr state or atfairs.
The world is I Inlpoverishied by war anld
*wants food above. all other ith i' ' ins first.
Afltr food will Iltn come clotlIe.,. A
lmrt of (th vorld is shuillt off by bloclk
ade14 front lit- list, (0 our cotton and a
part 0! it h:in le i'tached for lack of
ships. The nntrits that are open
ennl do with is cloith than former'lly
mid con um 11 111 pl it $in wIll likii. lv not he
1rll ilM fmr toln yealr4. "The wol d1o
]ot no1 d a 1111a supplY of v tijn.' '
hesa l "anld soo.ho y' - tn" to
aIr i ta'
Now'3 14 1 411h .1 1W4 of .1 34~
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it "<n- n ( nI il b - I.
mlilnt (if "Ih44 3iln::. It. 11 13 hel x 1 in
Illv3'ing as hi3:' 3 :4 1 :tr(I 43r 31h4. l441434
tiwn h s it/ wi '3 I 4134 . 3 .~ .t4 . but1
if it ('anni14 l'44n.'i>3'44'. 44ml 313rv
higah, trly to4 im3r4 l 'I 31 i t~ wil3141int3 u311
Lauren1' ' h as news lif iiil 331ire fait h4
In ts fut43 th' 4h 3vrg ei 314 13.
Ils I V iiw 4 m 4~n 11i4 1 114 n.4'
of' 0: burn ' li' ;
first 111 in 4 . in a r 1411pr a l n y 43very
i'tor'e room1 4443 in h 3' i y soen iid 53nd
the(131 den itl na4 ne.4 '3.iely beent met.
IU iliS 114 . 13144 343' 44 sillhs n w b jg y
the init('r' '14 'In 344h433h of thei effect'14(
101on 111 i'll In f th I abol441 in oIf thei
dispenisar'y. Th44r' are4 fhs even'1( i'(1 34
'who 13w'ill 'oitl that11113 th1e4 rinoval\' Iofi
.the dlspel(nsary was33 a greatI blow to flh"
business lift' of th14 city. It was 'for
('nme her'ie to1 1trade wh1o4 wouh111 not4 11av'e
come6 hadl nof fthe d~.3isnary been her
and3( many c'ame who3 Selhom tame a'f
ter Its r'emoval1. Gr'owti hi'epend(ent up..
on t1 h dispensary. hiow3~eer, was fan un1
natural grot4'h and i attl' he it lxpee oIf
ofther sectin o(15(f the couti fy and1( the
wives and chIiildrIen If robbed. It was
a goodl ting fori Lau11renis and every.3'
body else t hatI thiIs'growlh Iiwas stoppied.
Imiilediately after the elosinig of the
dlspenasary wet he'!!'ve thiere wais a
niotleealel deel ine In Laiurens stock,
riuoting 11he spec(liulator'. TIhe town w'as
too .big for Its Itrading t ertory. Th'Iei'
was ani over1-suppily of sItores as wel I ~3
resIdences. Thle Iown stoodl still and
it COldn1'f: ve'ry wvellI he expIllained. Durii
ing ihn naist. few ve'nrst hnwever
the wealth of our trading terri
tory Ias increased, our trading
territory itself has been widened
by the automobile, the nyages of
our Industrial -population has increas
ed and more industries have been add
ed to the payroll-all these different
things gradually taking the place of
the unnatural conditions under the
whiskey regime, until again Lattrens is
abreast of its opportufnities and in a
fair way of forging ahead again.
Laurens does not need anything par
(icularly, in the sense so often usedt
by ti( coninercial secretaries, an11
1i(ore so than any other similar town.
O0)urt nietds ire very well sattilied, gen
vrally speaking, hbut Opportunity is op
enl hee as almost Ilnywhfu.'e else, and
Iiture growth, while fairly ceitatin to
ie silhstailial, will diepend, as else
where. upon lhe initiative of iidivid
lial citizi-n1s, l-ggr-ssve ipublic spirit
zld colq-niative Itlavr o oneC of
w\hich i.; enitirelly abseit, but all of
which Iawild Im. cultivatted to1 da4 a e
AN ["0111 NE WS.
Lanford. .\irch 3.-We were glad to
h ave oir past or, Rev. .1. It. Williams
and his fiamily in our midst Saturday
aid Sun liiiday. lie preaelhed two good
seimolls to a lppreciative auldiences both
days, visiting several of his members
ani encotiraging the sick ones by his
The friends of .\lr. W. D. l'atterson
re ver-y inuch concerned about Iis con
ditionl and hope for hun1 a speedy I'
covely if it is God's will.
.\l s. 0. P. Fowler is very niuth 11m1
proved after. her serious illness last
Tle . & W. C. coal I rain had a
w reek betweeni here an11( lad airenis Sat -
r ay, cmsing niuch incollvenlitice inl
travel. No lives were lost in the ae
ident. Quite a ninhuler visited the
scene Suinday aft riloon.
Our. cotnutunity setus to he r-eiew
ing the lost at of mltiilting, for we have
ha.d seovvval ol-f'ashioned-4 <1i ilin s r-e
teitly 11141 sivteral ni)ore to follow iI
Ithe nvar I. u'l urlle. .\Ilrs. I. ). (,x(-\
joytedha itg a nibertwi of her fritinls
spt.it41 le day withlm her a nl <uill 4t
a good quilt \\ednesday. 'Ilos. pr
c mw.r: .. lMrs .\l.'. IA.inar. .lot. .1.
T. obo. st . . T A. D14 i.ru mi d, .\1:l.
1.'. Walrep, M\rs. J1. F. \\aldr-ep,
.. S. liigins, .Mrs A. It. '4 liws
and .\ s. J1. .. .lohnson.
\lrI . and .rs. T. .\. tirutninond on
rla inal sevc ll Wf lit-ir fric0 . i t la.t
Thrda.It was1 day of pleasuret,
fr 1. 1 44 l f i l ry leasti4 . Th. Y
. t -treile l.'41n h-r ald little (rirare
I it r115 '.i4 an , ut ii ih : 14 ;al
. . 4 1nd 44'1 the him Aup iiu din
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stralr, i t wii ~t iths 44 th lIura lin314 rove-it
Dwt~iio A 44'.ition and 144. ' (ch ol ori 4an-41
toting l of l oll'StI' ,I iuet ion.,' I 111
boihes 11all011 Il p re ie and iltr
nI pr n isft wat her perinit '.
.\bltg. I ular .\lo r andS 4 da g tr 1,u
<11 ofe conten5 iptie nin n to':tr1
bur10 in (Vhe near1 fuue. \'ergrtt
si, then (up11 as 1hey haebeni I
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EVERY SUNDAY SCHOOL
TO BE VISITED
Month of March Set Apart for School
Visitation Month by State Assocla.
E'very Sunday school in South Caro
liain of all denominations, includin'g
those in Laurens county, is to .be per
sonally visited during the month of
March by an official representative of
the Organized Sunday school work of
South Carolina. This is the first time
that a whole month has been set apart
for oillcial school visitation In this
Organization for the visitation has
already begu1. ElIc of the two hun.1
dred district presidents in the Si
Is been aske(l to appoint anil o1icial
visitor for each school in the district.
This 'will ieani a force of about twen
ty-five hun1lldre(i visitors.
These oilivial visitors, U1pon invit a
tion of the supciniitendent, Avill speak
briefly to the Sumlay school, extending
the fraternal greetings of the Inter
national. State, County and District.
Sunday School Associations. They will
also spiteak of the coming State conven
tion at Florence, June 3---5, and make
other announcements that will be of
interest to every iembelwr of the Sun
The otilcials at the head of the or
ganization in this county are: R. T.
Wilson, Owings, president; James H.
Sullivan, Laurens, Secretary-Treasur
er, and he following District Presi
dents: Rev. W. A. Baldwin, Gray
Court; George Cook, Fountain Inn;
Rev. 1. N. Kennedy, Ora; Dr. D. J.
Brimim, Clinton; Rev. W. ). Ratchford,
Cross 1111i; W. C. Wharton, Waterloo;
Rt. 11. Nickels, Laurens; 1. Rt. Fuller,
LA'iENS DMll'G (0.
AillEV1LLE-G11 -:NWOO) 1"'UAL
1PitOP1l1T INSU'RED $1,26R,300.
W\i1I ' Olt CAb, on the undersign
Id for any information you may desire
about our plan of insurance .
We in sItre yourt property against de
stru-ction by FIl Il, WINDSTOR.M Oil
1 .LIITNING, and do so cheaper than
ally cotipany ill existance.
Ilembri'l, we ale prepared to prove
lI you that ours is the safest (1and
iheapest lplanI1 of inluIlranel Inown.
Our Associntion is now licelsed to
wril ulrane in th' onties of
.\bvls reen wood. N A.lelormick.
:1;'u iel, La un., 8a lla, I ex igton.
kichland. 116 Calhoun, and Spartauliu r:;.
The otic< rs are: ( .I .1. it rs 1r
Ly" on. 'rosion. Columblia. S. C.: .1. u.
lk n(il. AgIt., Sety. and'Treas.,
(rn liw ood, S. C.
Enla. rged . Por..tt.aitl.s.C
Plrsricytn..r . Corumei.s.C
W. i Wha tl .. .. .W troo( .C
W.F aertiliz. .Haesbr ..
Ge old, reliabl
Fe l Co
er lf1 HU20
I n m til.e. ig h
$ SPECIAL NOTICES. S
$ * $
Eggs-lthode Island 'Iteds that stay
red. See my chickens before you buy.
$1.50 per setting from Pen No. 1; $1.00
from len. No. 2 Early hatched chick
ens make fall layers. NV. I. McCuen,
Laureins, S. U. 33-5t-pd
Losr-Alarch 1st, one boy's blue serge
suit, size 15, between .public square
and bridge on 'Church street. teturn
to Enterprise National Bank and re
ceive reward. hlugh D. McCravy.
For Sale-One nice 250 lb. sow, part
lBerkshire and part Ilampshire. Bred
to registered Berkshire boar. IDue to
farrow in 3 or -1 weeks. Price $60. Also
Light lirahmas, 11. C. Browni LAckhorni
cockelels, Silver Camipine cockerels, S.
C. White Legiorins, Alottled Anconas,
S. S. llambu rgs, llarred Plymouth
I Hocks. Write for prices. line Illuff
S'oult ry Farm, Lalr.ns, S. C. 33- 1 t-pd
Lost--Somew her on public sqiuare
prohaily near Laorf r-t'lotel, a stick
pii sol wvith two (i46s. Finder please
noti y .lnteith Ca ine. :13-1
For Sile-Two Ford ears. One 1918
Moide $525, one 1917] model $125. IBoth
in good shalme. Lewis'Aindersoin. 33-it
F"or Siale-Gentle iblare, I1l work
anywhere. Apply to/nl (Chero Cola
plant. E. 0. Anidersn. 43-it
For Sale-lDuroe pigs, nearly four
ioilths old. Will weigh between forty
and flfty pounds. In fin1e con1di(loll.
'rice ten and twelve rio'lars. Mary E.
Temtipletol. :3:-1 t-pd
For Salt-Practically new child's
Invalid chair and also a go-cart in
good condition. Price reasonable. Ap
ply to Mrs. 14. Barber, 557 llgufort
St reet. 3: - It-pd
For Salt-Four bushels of white
peas at $5.00 per bushel. 11mer Bald
win, Gray Court, Route 1. 33-It-pd
For Service-My registered Duroc
.1 ersey boar, Referee Jack, No. 122899.
Fee reasonable. 'Service guaranteed.
Carl Bro-wn, Watts Alills. 33-It-pd
For Siale-Two hound dogs. Weil
trained for ainy kind of game. ,Price
$10 each or $75 for pair. William Burts,
Illels, Route 1. 33-1t-pd
I'or Service- Rgistered Jersey bull.
iH. ". Flemin g. ' 33-21
For Sale---For< car in good condl
tion. Paln Aljlind Accessories
11teit1d-I-To rent ity upi stuirs. Tbhroe
1001s. Modern con venitences. Mrs. S.
1). Vouing. 3:3-1t-p~d
Bort llonds-Remliei ber, an1yone
wishl ing to sell their Liberty Bonds,
hring or mal them to m11e. I will be
glat to liiy them. E. W .Copel.1n1d,
latreis, S. C. 32-2t
For Sale --I have 1,500 bundles of
fodIde and 5O hluslels of corn for sale.
.\ustin Bramlilett, Laurens Route 1.
llibrifty Bonds-T f you have Iltem for
sjple. see me. Clyde T. Friaiiks, at
'' rmr.- Na i i ial lank. .12 -51
Iltoots ---A t tract i ve front iooms over
.1. C. Shell & Companty's !tore opposit(
postolico; abF-o fron t roM 0Vveri
Clardyi-'Ws. .\)m lyp u :"I (;rny Couir ,
or. .1. C. Snhll ou' Wells Clardyv. 5-5I
itedil - Fea Fowls. Siate iunber
plice. a::( ai11 *nex. Mrs. i-ovir l. oper,
Ia eiicinl. loi' 11. :0-1 r
For Sale I now hmve in stocl a (.u1
off wood sa w. ha he opera tel by two
iien. Will (.111 aniy size of log an1d any
billilh from two inches up. Lutuihr
and cord wood men see 11v at. Lauri-en-s,
S. C. ''lh edoilre 1. suinerel.
For Male- You Fairmer-s:' Ltume sell
youi a Wiestr Fii lectriic Ilihtina plant
whih will make 'your lights. furinishi
iwer for your wateri works, immiit wa
trsaw' wood,(l gind feed ,et e. I now
hiave this ag~eney, wvlhih will fiiu-ntishlI
mo(re lpowver foi- t he imontey t han any
(. Th'leodoie 1I. Sumiierel.
l-or Sadi'--FeLs f-rm miy ;puire bried
ltirred ly3mouthl flocks. and 8. (C.
Whitle L eghioi-n. $2.50 lier~ eil oiS(f 1 5.
post Paid. I also have a1 feyr nice
eneel(0~ls. (. C. Ilioper, Lauriieins.- loiitIe
inisiure Thres--Tnsu11re anrains ti mno
iiuries by usinlg a pid Sealer, a pro
pariat ion of riihher-, gumns, etc.,* to putl
inito your tir-es, which wi-ll fill tih- env
it y as s(oon as nail is iremoved. No
Itake-off. For sale by TI. it. Soumere ,
L auriens, S. C.
F-or Se-rile ly ri-tered! Oii . 1. (.
'4tockl hog. Will keepi onie all se-ason,.
fee reasoniale. (;. C. Ilopler. Imem:
iite 0.. :0-t - pd
Anide'rsonl(i ar-.-We ari- now ofteilg
for- sale the famouis Anldersoin "G0-.0"-~
A Lit the fIlihir in Price ll --"'. \Made
il Rlo-k H ill where thle famous Rock
11111 buggIes ari- made, (If thle yeruy best
mater-i iland work manishti p. No shoddy.
110e1 Seal Continental motoi-. Real steel
body a nd genine11 loather uphol(11stcr1ing.
Call or ph1one1 TI. 1. SuimereI at aiarmer-s
National Bank for dlemonlstriation11.
Wanted---lIs to oplera t electriic
power sewing mhiniies makinlg over
ails. Good pay andi stendy employ
mont. Pay wihle you learn. Drafts
Refo, Chester. S. C. a0-5t-pd
Snyman's P'rodulets--Phone your Or
ders for Sayman's WhIte Wonder
Soap to Ri. It. Donaldson at Whits Mill
SRiore and I will m uake delveriesu. Agent
for Lai-cns Township.3-5
Mules-Another lot of fresh mules
oni hand. Come and1 5ee thiem' at Bolt's
01(1 stable. W. IH. Wharton. 30-tf
For Sale-209 acr-e farm known as
the D~r. Richardlson place. PrIce $30.00
per acre. On' publIc highway betiween
L~aurens andi Mount vIlle. Noe church
and1 school. See Clyde TI .F'ranks, at
F'armei-s National flank. 29-5t
Whenever You Need a General Tonic
The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless
chill Tonic is eqlually valuabie as a
General Tonic because It conitains tihe
wel Iknown tonlc properties of QUININIC
.nid IRON. It acts on the Live., Drives
out Malaria, IEnriches the Dlood and
Ruildn um the Whll fSvtenll. 60 ents
STRAIGHT TO THE HEART OF
Produced by Every The Greatest
WILLIAM FOX STORY OF
Staged by LOVE
R. A. WALSH Son Ever Filmed
Charlo e Walker
Opera House, riday, This Week
Admission: 10cts and 20cts.
LOOSE LEAF LEDGERS
.For Sale By....
ADVERTISER PRINTING CO.
An UP TO DATE JEWELRY STORE
Ours is the ibest in the world to gv tugges
tions for presents,
The stock a d the ,pfices 1re s v Iried that
evry taste and ever pocket-book i,. hkeh to be
This is the p1 e where you can get ais what
you are looki0 or.
T E I T
Do UR DUTY PROTECT
THEM WITH SOME MONEY
There are f cts in this life thai w. t and
the time to face thern is now.
You can ut a Vl'e at a tirne b i- and
add a little, a d a li e, und soon ha ve ion
of knowing t at y ur "brood" is prott cit I poy.~
erty; which i~ t e worst disease of all
We add 4 per cent. inun
Make OUR bank YOUR. h
The Enterprise Nation. ,
N. B. DIAL President Cr 1. i.