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FOtM A Il;
*)iieers L'le'ted and Plans Set -on Foot.
for Providing Rest loom for Tent
stlves and Shoppers.
Yoting ladies of the town working
ais clerks and stenographers met
Thursday afternoon and formed an or
ganization called the Iusiness Girls
'.l)ub for their mutual benelt and for
the benefit of shoppers visiting the
''ity. Plans were set on foot for the
-l abilishmn t of a rest room for them
:;elves and for the women and children
'vho visit the city. M\iiss Sadie Sulli
vat) was elected .president ;' Miss Iienry
Wright, vice-president; Miss Sara l)or
ror, ecret ary, and bliss Fant ie (ar
'ison, treasurer. All of the women
of the city engaged in business arO
s'tked to join, a small annual fee be
ng retiired of each mtttiithC'.
In the club's first venture, the ex
alishmtent of the rest room, much
ncouragettnt has alre-dy been re
iled. The tined of such a gathering
and 'estinog place has been felt for a
long time and the merchants are of
fering liberai support. Two rooms in
die court house have been turned over
.o the club and the young ladies are
';lanning to <11lip one room as Ia
kcitenl and (One as at sitting rooml. It
proposed to have a responsible wo
,nan l'ft in charge of the rooms and
orovision nuade so that lunches may be
eaten and hot tea and coffee prepared.
Com mittecs have been appointed to
.,olicit funds for the eqitpment of the
room and to secure monthly funds for
-heir maintenance. These comlmittees
will begin work within a few days
andl the young ladies are expecting a
g tenerouts re.ponse to their solicita
A Big Tomato.
The Garden (Editor is in the swim
again. Several days ago he received
another large tomato from one of
"Aunt Kate's" flock, little Miss .Maud
Wofford, with directions as to its use,
wi clh were dily followed. 'Tisi- was
one of the prettiest of the season and
evidently requir'ed much skill and
work to produce it.
Writes Treaty by Hand.
News dispaitches from 'aris report
ed the old tradition that tneat Is shall
be written by hand survives, an'1 Ilta
Joseph Carlo of the F'rench miistry
of foreign affairs, oftilcal caligra phist
and painter, wrote the new peace
For 40 years the post of offi'ial lilu
. ininator In the French ministry of for
eign affairs was held by M. Garapin,
according to the Detroit News. lie
had one love in life-"the pen," to
- 5quote his own words, "this simple
tand marvelous instrument through
-whlch human thought is transcribed
.and forever preserved;" one hate
-"the vulgar and unaesthetic typewrit
-er; which prints without art pages that
b .tne will not respect."
Minerg Appreciated Books.
Oflicials In charge of Iowa's cireulat
e'tg libraries were afraid to trust a
-:t of books to the people in a certain
T'own mining district. They wet'e
.afraid tire boks woutld not be cared
'der pr'opeely, and thtought thtey could
;ie placed where they would be iusetd
1md appreciated more than in the rmIn
'ing town. Through the efforts of the
- home demonstration agent, however,
-one -traveling library was sent to the
- commnutnity on trial. The demontstrai
- tion aigenit interested' the schtoblboys,
wh-o -made a case in wineh the books
'were placetd. This stmall library led
'to mlt interest among tine peo~le of
---the town, and the demonstraition tagent
treports that not a single hook has been
2ost or dlestroyedl.
A Great Objection.
"I don't take any stock in these
4ere paytent medicines," asserted Lafo
'Impp, a itanguid citizen of Watyover
behind. "They're an enemy to lthe
*human race. S'pose, now, you are
gettIng along all right, unable to work
- b'euz you're sick ; you're pretty mis
-'eble, of course, but people sympa
4tlze with you and respect you. Anti
fhen somebody persuades you to take
:. few bottles of So-aind-So and you
are cured and get youtr picture in the
- amann('. And forever afterward ev
erybody wants to know wuhy you don't
- -so to work, dud-blame your ornery
France's War Expenditure.
Tn a speech before the chambner of
d eputies at l'ars on Manrcht 12, Louis
ilotz, mliister of flinance(,; gave somie
iigutres ont F'rtnce's watr spendinigs.
Amnong ot her it os wiere $2,225.00t0,t000
r'or pay of the troops. Thte totail ex
gendit~ur'- of the ministry of watr wias
$8,800,000.00)0. The navy cost wasl
What's in a Name?
'Jamesu, Rob anti Billie were playing
-with a box of animal crackers; James
"put in hris thtumb and puiied out a"--I
thlacceros cookie. "Alt!" he shotetd,
'iok, Biob and Billie, at my r'hlnoster."
Web is older, lie is the big hoy of the
family. " 'Tttln't a rhinoster, Jimmie,
:It's a rhinrost rudge !" "No, siree," sa id
DillIe, "it's a rhinostrous I"
Too True, Alas, Too Truel
If you w~outld be classed os a good
; ellow all you have to do is to ap
t Iand your fool friends.-Milwauken
ISSUE 000 STAMPS
Philatelists Are Enthusiastic Over
Small Nations of Europe Resort to
Curious Experiment to Pro.
vide Postage Stamps.
London.-Stamp collectors, of which
London has Its full share, are enthu
siastic Over the curiouls postage stamps
which are beginning to reach them
fromn the sifller I, iropwan states.
One exaitple fToth Itf hunia is of
the first plermhaneit it' -e of that coun
try. :t has beyn 'l hographlled on
ienvy Sih titian gray paper formerly
used for the prinii ng of bread tickets.
Let l(and, ll itih nin's neighbor, print
ed its first stamtps on the hacks of der
mnan ordnance munps, but the:se proved
i little unwieldy and nolw its stamps
are printed on the flimsiest of cigar
('z.eho-Slovalkin stumps r'cenfly re
eelveil here iire simply Ili' nited
armos of Bohemia. Moravla and Silesia
with tie inscription "Veska-Slovenska
S1n11111" pini ll oni the Milgyar stlm1ps.
They were issued when Ile ('zecho
Slovilk troops invaieli lingairy.
The disputed port of Fiutuie hanbeen
provided with a striking series of pilc
torial sill ii , apparently Iii anticlpa
tion of nn Italian Iialniate, for they
aill hear the words "1"lumei prochtimna
1' an1ness io e all i alin," d11111 the date
30-10-1918. The four designs include
the staine of omulus and itesmis fed
by the shte-w'olt. the piazza of St. Mark,
and ancient Vt'iienian galleon and the
portralit of )r. ('rossich.
WOULD FLY TO JAPAN
Capt. E. T. ltickenbacker, the
United States armiiy's greatest ace,
says lie is ill 1vition to stay. Ile is
endeavoring to perfect arrangements
to y n'ros the Pacii, halpnlg first
to Hawali 11nd thlen to .Japan. Tile
photograph was taken at Baonff
Springs, Alto., where Captain R~eken
backer wais enjoying ai sho~rt vacation.
Cat Scared by Tin.
Can Raises Rumpus
Stamiford, Conn.-A stray cat
snarledl things here badly early
tis morning. The feline hoho
was dlesperately hungry, andi to
its haste andi eagerness to sat
isfy the hunger, thlrust its head
Into a salmon can that ap
peared to shrink. The cat was
unable to get its head out and
rushed about blindlly, knocking
dlown babies in its efforts to free
itself. People in the neighbor
hood called the police and the
fiDre departments to kill the eat.
Tabby was very tame lafter the
canf was pried off by a cop.
8 "LAON INFORMERS" TO DIE
Three Others Are Condemned to
Death by Default in French
Paris.-Rentence's were delivered in
the case known as5 thle "1Laon inform
ers" after a trial of more than sixty
Of the twenty-elgght piersons aiccused,
eight were condemnned to death, two of
themi being women ; three (Ithers were
condemned to death by dlefault. Siz
were nflutltted and tile remalinder re
elved sen fences of fron one to twenty
The chartge against the aceused was
denouncing compaltriots to the German
authori t ies I drtng the oiccupa~itioni of
plane of Frenchi soldiers, who hadl esO
caiped the G~ermalln, l aane, were pit-t
ed out, wvit1y the result that a large
numbiler of soldiers were e'xecuted.
Son Gives Job to Father.
Woodland, Cai.-WV. (4. Legg has
just arr'ived hlere from Los Angeles,
He is ninety-two years5 old. le found
time han iginig too heavily and1( asked
his son, Jag1 es Legg for a plosition and
is llyv .anlufactumring vineyaird trays
His wi. e is also halo and hearty, mb,
AUC'T'ION AT KINARDS.
1). L. Boozer Property lought by lion.
A. J. Betheia to be Sold at. Auct:oii
The ). L. Boozer property on the
Piedmont highway near Kinards be
tween Clinton and Newberry will be
sold at auction next Monday, Sept. 1st,
at 10:30 A. .l. The property contains
nearly seven hundred acres and will
be subdivided Into small tracts to suit
the tastes and needs of farmers desir
ing to own their own homes. A brass
band and free lunch are being adver
tised and a big crowl is expected to
be present. On account of lack of
slace The Advertiser was unable to
carry a large descriptive advertiae
ment brought in yesterday too late ,or
No 'nion 3ecting at friendship.
Wlhereas, tie 'pro'grait i (lit iee
has not been able t) meet, and arrange
a program for the l'nIon Meeting,
which was to he held with 1riend
ship (huttrch and
Whereas, this Union wil. onlilet
wvitht revival meetings yet to he held,
the iretliren of the several chii vies
composing the Second 1)1vIsion, ..re
lereby notified that. your co itt1ee
deei It wise not to have a U'nion
Mleeting on Fifth ?Sunday in August.
''he next I'tion will n ,'t w th
F riendship rchurch on Novembeur :;o.
.1. It. 'Vi1laAAMS,
C. W. 11001'.
C. I5. V I'it.\l1,11,10\.
To sell .Jones 'nlace.
.Ir. D. D . 'T'odd stated yesterd:y th-at
lie expectd tco have an action sale
at an early date of the .lones property
of about 200 acres .which he liouhtdIt
some time ago. 'lhis pr 'erty is on
the Lisbon road Just across the over
head bridge ahount two miles fro'mn
town and, is well locate d.
Are now receivin
Our stcks~ will bie large
of Red Troni Raeket. Oiur
thing the whole family nleet
to foot: Clothing, 1fats, C
Shirts, Collars, Ties, Suspe:
fabries; coat Suits, Silk an<
andt wealves; Millinery of iI
c'hildr'en, made in our worl
Baljt]i Oir-worni everywhvler
Dress Goods5 ini wool, silks,
('ales', latids, C liambray s,
Flannel';, Outings, Blankets
ings, Sheets, Tab'hle Oil Clot
Towels, WNindowv Shades, Ru
Trunks, Baga, Suit Cases, C
We will have S
our Stores youl
No. 1 Store 210 W
Still Thinks of Laurens.
Ile still thinks of Laurons, says
Mr. Percy W. Moore, former farm
demonstrator of this county, in a let
ter recently written o Dr. Aiken. ".I
am liking Tennessee mighty well," he
says, "but not so naich that I do not
think over old times in Laurens coun
ty and of the most splendid backing
of my work there by one of the finest
set of business mon in all the South
land. I get assurance from time to
time from my brother that you all are
continuing this boosting policy with
"With best personal regards, 1 am,
"Very truly yours,
"P. W. MOORE."
1F TE9s O 1:$ESE
m yN JRWINoOW , wNa%'
JEST REMEMBER 'fMAN /oun.
SOLOIER So's GO-T SOME
SPARE 1IME WHEN HE SvTS
'ROUNo AND WONDERS wwe
%S cONn' ON aACK b4Or-. 1 WA
cON'CHA SEND I-1M THE
o..9 HOME PAPERT? WE oOT1
CHwARGE Anstwoo\N EXTRA
T' SEND tI 10 RANCE
!i t . il II
Irm Racket Depar
ig their huge stocks o
many months ago on a n
are fixed to save our
Fall and Wint
this fall thanil (ever inl the history'
sto(ks 'ompr)1ise veryV nlear every('
IS inl wearin P tg apparel I' fr'om head
a ps, ShIoe s, I Umler'waa-r, I Iosiery',
nder01s, C'ollar lButt ofis, Cuil' linit
Panits5, Sweaters., Over'eoats, Ov
,n ltest. ('reatijons ini styles and1(
I 'Saut in l)r'eses, C'oats, at! styles
me Latest 'reait ion for' women and
r'oomns inm lialtimor'e-(mamde in
S) ; U~nder'wear,' .Gloves, '1Ilosiery,
atinsi andcotton), (inghams,. P'er
, onepns oforts, Shee't
bi, T1able Damaisk, I ndker'ch iefs,
gsu, Curmtaini Poles, Curtaini Goods,
looks, Watches, Jewelry, Notions.
iix Special Bargain Days
e home while in Lauren
huge stocks. Buy her<
est Laurens Street; No. :
Capt. Featherstone Returns. tato during the Past few days:
Capt. Douglas Featherstone, who A. F. Teag'ue's house and lot on
served with the First Division in Sullivan street, to IC. '0. Coker.
France and recently received his dis- C. D. Wilson, house and 26 acres of '
charge after returning home, came ov- land, 8 miles west of Laurens, to C.
or from Greenwood with Alr. C. C. P. Wilson.
Featherstono Wednesday and spent B. M. Wolff, 55 acres of land G miles
the day with friends. Whil coverseas vest of Laurens, to Join W. Knight.
Capt. Featherstone took advantage of . olcomb, house and lot at
the government's offer and took a j i
special course in law at one of the l
large English universities. It is ufn- . t:. Thomas, store room at Watts
derstood that his plans are to practice Mlills, to 1. W. Patton.
law in Greenwood.
tetity Dlst~l. Piles Cured In 6 to 14 Days
lit lilt.Druggis.s refund money vif ikZO OINTMENT falls
13. M Wolff, real estate agent, re- tvurel eliing fl.ind, n lccdingorProtrudiag Ples.
ports~~~~~~~~ th olwn ae nrtf-instant!ly relieves itching Piles and you can get
ports the following sales in real estful ItI ater the firt Application. Pricn0c.
We w 11 ave ten or fifteen
Ford Cars in good condition
to arrive Friday. They will
be sold at attractive prices.
Come and get one before
they are all gone.
F. P. & J. R. CHILDRESS
LAURENS, S. C.
en! Steres in Laurens, S. C.
f Fall and Winter Merchandise which
much lower market price than today.
customcrs money on their
In Our Basement
5(ee in otir huemet : Tilnware, lass, Crocke'Llry, Fiowver iPoits.
MAlatch I~n dr ii 114y Soapl~ Star chl. Bluinig, Jllmps, Rhugs, WVin.
d ow Shade(is. I higgy'\I Wi ps, TIobaceeo. C igarsx. (Cigatret tes, (Can.
dly, Chewing Gin, Tilet Soulps, Taeieum Po I wders i. T iilt A.
tieles, (Guitaurd. St1t linary, Io Pa Ilper, I'nlvelope.s, P enicils,
'Taletsl, InIk, Mullalge, Extracets, Shoe P~olish, Notin andS111(
RIac!ket Goods, S4taple IDry Goods, D~omesties,, Standtared nnud
You ennt find ver'y naar1 everything you may need iln olur
t wo big department stores in Lau!)'ens, and r'emiember - We
sell the sImdei goods for' less mney. IBring the w~hol~e famluily
andui buy your fall bill1 at. .1.( Burnslu & Co. anld you will be
(ielIightedi w~ithI your 1)1prchases.
each week this Fall. Come and make
8. Feel at home. -Look through our
, smile and be happy.
2 Store Northside of Square in Burns Block.