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Colonel Oppose's Distinctin Against
COnlfteder'attes. All for O(e Country.
Florence, Niay y.-oi. Ilolles II.
Springs has given out fo publ icat ion
a telegramn which lie has received fron
Theodore Itooseveil1 1)tt1ing an entd to
the canard sent broadeast that the
Con fedeiate veteran1s were not to 1e
admitt ed ito mimbership of the Allner
icanl Letgfon. while vecIerans of the (.
A. It. as wvell as Spanish-American
war, veteranls had beeni inlvite'd to joinl
Colonel Springs states that he felt
co llden that Coloit Hoist velt's posi
tioln In the i matter had been miisrepre
enttetd, and teleapihd 11im1 fot' an ex
pression. Th'le reply. Zays Colonel
My Corns Off
.tiny Corn or] 011111, ('41me4s Off Pleac
fiully. PaIlMlessly. Neler Falls.
It's a lmoest a pien ic to get rid orf
a (0111 or callns 1t "(;0s-IH" way.
Youi spent two are t hiree secolnds pult
itn ol tAwo are tiree drops of "Gets
Use "G(4ets-It". lieel oli corn tIs waiy,
It." obouwtt as si'nple4,as 111utting oil Your
hat. "Get s-I'" dot's away foreveler with
"co itraptions, " ap " lsters,
greasy ointiments that l.) of blood-let
ting knlives. and scissors that snlip into
the "quick" "GV-t ases pa inI.
Your "jumllpy" cornl shrinlks. dies, loos-j
ens front the toe. You peel the corn
painlessly froll your toe in ole COmfl
plete piece. That's where the picnic
colmies iln--you Peel it off as you would
a bannana peel. oNthing else but
"Gets-It." can do it. Get peaceful,
"Gets-It." the guaranted. money
back corn remover. the only sure way.
costs but a trifle at ally drug store.
fuI'f'd by E. Lawrence and Co.. Chicago.
Sold in Laurens and recomiended
as the world's best corn remtedy by
The Lanrens Drug Co., Eureka Drug
Co.. Powe Drug Co., and Putnam Drug
We open comple
Dress Goods of every
embrace the latest fa
Madras and Percales,
made here of Dress
value we have of fere<
Ladies' Shirt Waistsi
Crepe-de-Chene and I
Stock shows choice
Silk Lisle in all colors,
of Notions and Necks
W. U. WiI
Mr. Mairion Holcomb, of
a long while I suffered wil
have pains and a heavy h
disaigreeable taste in my in
butter, oil or grease, I wouli
regular sick headache. I hi
after a course of these, I v
seemed to tear my stomnaci
I no good at all for my troubl
recommended very highly,
me. I keep it in the h'ous<
liver medicine made. I d
stomiachi ti'ouble any mnoi
the jatded liver and helps
throwing~ out waste materih
tem. This medicine shiou
use iln timei of need. Get
sluiggishi, take a dose toni
morrow. Price 25c a pac
Springs, Is just what he expected It
;would be. "The boys who have been
fighting overseas have come to know
no section. It wats a 'one country'
propositlonl we were ip against, antd
the boys fromi the Solith stood should
er to shotilder as they advanced
against tihe common foe." Colonel
Springs added thlIat lie felt Sure tle liut
fortiluilte discnssion of the discriml
nation agaitIst. the Confederate soldier
was lie restilt of a regrettable error
soitmewhere. "Of Coltiuse," he said, "I
would he the last nan in South Caro
lim to sltand o - anythling of that sot.
and it was rot this reason that I imt
Iediately souight anl expressioi frot
Colonel Roosevelt." Tle telegramn is
"'ol. loliles Springs. Georgetown, S.
"I toltite clipping (romt New York
raplers stalting that the Amllerican Le
giotn proposed to admit Union veteranls
and not Confederate "eterans. This Is
arbsoltitely Itintreiv. If the commitiittees
att lie convention decided to adi it
0nW. hoth wvould havek to be aIditi
Ied. The <Inestion1 of eligibilIty is of
Courl*se (1ite for the ecionven tion. The
Coifederate v'terans is one of the or
gatnizationts which is to welcomtie dele
ieites at St. I2tis. Trust yot will do
your test to stalip out all qIuiestiotn of
S: ctionistmt. This. in muy minid, is one
of th itotirtant functions of the pro
pose d ot gatnizationt. We fouiht slould
( I to shoubler in this wat aint the
S patn is h1 war'. .\1y owi forthears are
iutebiet of bth rite (. A. It. and C(o
fdcrate veterans. Please advise ie
contcerni ng tle progress of the organI
zalion in South Carolina. I feel it of
vital importance that the Sou thi shouild
bt pr-operly relresenttd at this coti
"Newv York City."
Colonel Springs is the tetmporary
chairman of the organization in Soith
Carolina of the American Legion, and
lAieut. Sam Royall is temporary seere
aty. ILieut. Royall stated today that
a special rate of 2 cents per mile had
been given by the railroad adiinis
tration fotr deletat-' to the nieceting in
St. Loutis on May S. None except dis
charged United States soldiers niay
attend the mteeting as delegates.
lUeitenant Royall wishes all the dis
charged soldiers who wish to attend
the meeting to notify him at once so
that lie iay issue to them their cre
te lines of Silks and
brics for the season,
Special mention is
Ginghams, the best
1 for many seasons.
n Georgette Crepe,
.awns. The Hosiery
numbers in Silk and
with a complete line
son & Co.
Nancy, Ky., says: "For quite'
h stomach trouble. I would
elinig after my meals, a most
>uthi. If I ate anything with
I spit it up. I ber'an to have
ad used pills and tablets, but
rould be constipated. It just
all up. I found they were
e. I heard
so began to use it. It cured
all tile time. It is the best
o not have sick headache or
C." Black-Draughlt acts on
it to do its important wvork of
is and poisons from tile sys
Id be in every hlousehold for
a package today. If you feel
ght. You will feel fresh to
kage. All druggists.U
(T DSE( ,.
* 3lADDEN NEWS. .
Madden, May 5.-Iir. P. 11. Martin
died Tiesday morning at his residence
here after a long and painlful illness of
several muonths. Ile 'ill be buried at
5 P. 'N. this afternoon in Prospect cemn
elery. Ile leaves a wife, who was Miss
.Iosephine Cunningham and six clil
dren, Alisses .Juanita. Kathleen, Wino
na and Nannie and Ryon and Joe Pink
Martin. One sistr, 'Mrs. Essle Cox,
of Gray Coirt and one brother, "Mr.
Ponway NMartin, of Ora, also survive.
We were delight ed to have a little
ieighblor call the otlier ml1orniig, whomn
lwe have lately chronicled as 'heing
so seriously ill. Mrs. Lena Brown.
She is now on tIle road to health
again and we all ntjoice that Ier use
fill life has been .spared. She desired
ile to express to all. both near her
loie and lin Liaurens while with her
daughter. -Airs. Roper, her gratitude
for the great libndness shown her
during hier illness. Nor would sie
forget the kind pihiysieian' who was ev
er 'aithifulI and tntti ring to relieve her
piyseial suffering and to (the kind pas
bor for his faitifitlnss. Al so, she is
deeply grateful to all.
The colored congrgC atiol at Rlocky
Sprinigs had a rally day Sunday. It is
needless to add they rallied! $4S0 was
raised In pay for work recently done
ott the church.
irs. .1. A. Wofford and Miss Carrie
l aigst on are getting 11p) the program
for the annual Children's Day, on the
fourth Saturday in 'Iay. This will
answer the queries that are coling:
"Are you going to have Children's
* WATTS MILLS NEWS. *
Watts Mills. May 5.-The Rnging
Convention which was held here on
Sunday was quite a success in every
respect. A very large crowd was
present and the singing was much en
joyed by one and all. Quite a number
of excellent singers were here from
different counties. Among some of
then were Plrof. 'Bray, the Vaughan
quartette, of Greenville, the Harper
tuartette, of Wililaniston, Prof. Hall
man, of Clinton, together with a num
ber of other splendid singers who
rendered very fine music indeed.
Miss Arzonie Bobo and Mr. ID. C.
Dunaway twere happily narried last
Thursday afternoon at 5 o'clock at the
home of Rev. W. F. Johnson at Lau
rens Mill. Miss Boho is a very attrac
tive young lady of this place and has
a nunber of friends and relatives who
wish them both a happy and prosper
iMr. John Franks has accepted a po
sition with the Drayton lIanui fact Ir.
ing Co. near 'Spartanhurg and will
leave today to take cliarge of the work.
. ir. Frank [hiurnis spen-(1t a few days
in Grteenv ill e last week with hiis grzantd
'arenitsN Air. and .\lis. .\I. U. D avis.
Nit. ('. Ls. Hlammett and famnily of
W\are Shioals, I ass5edii toilgh I -r i on (t
Sunday. umakinig a flyiht: triip to lIno
144. Ont returingHI homie they spent1
a shiort while at thu eioe of J1. .\I.
.\looie and family.
We were i..duld elad to Mlhake hands
(on Sutnday with .\i. . IL t.) Isots5. 0f
room overseer.se ...
.lIl'G ROVE NiE WS, +
* * e e e 5 e e ese e e e
miem at lnngstoni yesterdayi afternloon
Hev. atnid .\lrs. .I. I-'. .Iacobs a n dl .\Iirs.
('opeiland aind NIlr. anid .\its. IHubiert
thle-day guest5 s of .\lrs. Teo. I y rd and
NIru. anid NI Is. W..\i..\lyers, I lugh and~
R ultiotored to liiiurricannet to the
I lomte-totming iDay Suntday.
NIrI. anrd .\I rs. TI. W. itarksdale and
daughter, Mlary. sienit the week-end
with NI\Ir. and Mlrs, V-. it. liolt.
NI r. and NI rs. W. iH. Anderson spent
Snday afternooni with .\Mr. antd NI is.
NIr E. I'i. Hoit an~d Mliss E:va ilolt
at tended the Sutnday School < (inven
ion1 Friday at (linton.
.\l. and .\trs. I). A. Glenn1 spenIt Sun
dlay a fternio ht)with I.\irs. I ancy Glenn
.\ iss Nlarjoiie W\oon spen5l'it Sunl
day with .\Niiss iiel1(n Siioddy.
.\lrI. and .\ rs. S. .\I. ilenjamIin i and1(
famtiily andf .\irs. TI. .I. Snyder and fam
ilv sipent Sunday with .\rs. 0. J. 1Unit.
A\ (ientic will be giveni at the (closing
oif Sh1ilohi schooi .\ay 4th to which the
puli is corilly invited to colme
and "brinig well Ille-d' baskets. The
school1 is closing a suiCcessful year
with iiliss Sadyc Pa dgettI as pr inci pal
THAT DEFY OLD SOL'S ATTACKS
There are enough of them here to shelter the city
from Old Sol's rays. We think you get a shade the
best of it here in quality, style and value in these straw
hats. Every soft and stiff style is shown in sedate or
novelty designs. Milans, Sennets, Split Straws, Madagas
cars, Bangkoks, Leghorns, Jap weaves and Panamas
$1.50 to $7.00
Wells Clardy Company
LAURENS, S. C.
Off to New York
Our Mr. E. P. Minter is in New York this week search
ing the great market for Bargains for our customers.
We are constantly on the look out for interest of our
people by providing the best possible value at the
lowest possible price. We buy for cash in large quan
tities and sell for cash, only, and give you the benefit
of the saving.
Look Out for Big Bargains
The last of the week in such goods as can be sent by
express. This is a busy store--these prices keep us
moving. Cotton goods are advancing--get some of
them while the prices are low.
38-inch Sea Island, Special .... .....15 tspryd
Yard-wide Bleaching, Special........5cspryr
Standard Apron Ginghams, Speci.....15cspryd
Yard-wide Percals, Special...... . ... istspryd
36-inch fine Gingham in Mill Ends.....5ct eryr
Yard-wide Suiting in Mill Ends 25c.pryr
Colored Skirting... .........p........
40-inch colored Muslin, Special 9cspryr
Yard-wide Bleaching, Special19tspryd
40-inch White Lawn, Special....... 9espryr
Yard-wide Sea Island, Special19tspryd
Colored Batiste, Special.........19tspryd
9-10 Unbleached Sheeting, Special 9espryr
3,00 yars Gigham, Spcial10 ets per)'yard
New Gods Arivig Daiy.Kep inTouc Withs toreyar
m25iets per yar