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e Laurens Drug Co., Laurens, S. C.
r. T. L. Timmerman
-,dLaurens, South Carolina
,-Office In Peoples Bank Building
ndertakers and Embalmers
alls ausvered any hour day or night
Simp.son,Cooper d abb
Attorneys at Law.
WiiI Practice In all 'tate Courts
Trompt Attention Given All Business
Blackwell & Sullivan
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
Prompt Attention Given All Business
Money to Loan on Real Estate
Office In Simmons Building
W. M. NASH
Gray Court, S. C.
For Your Houses
Barns and Roofs
and have them painted during the
dry days of Fall, before Winter's
rains, winds and freezes do serious
damage. Building materials of all
kinds are high and costly. To .pro
test and preserve what you already
have ts sensible, saving and wise.
I have been in the painting busi
ness for 35 years and can refer to
satisfled customers and patrons all
over Laurens and neanby counties.
Houses that I painted 8, 10 and 12
years ago are today the best look
ing ones in their neighborhoods.
I have the paints, the painters
and the equipment to (10 good work
and (10 it NOW. WVill qguote you a
price for a completed job. oui can
know beforehand what I will cost
I am still handling t e same firm's
paint that I rte selling more
than 30 years The father la
dlead but his son is now making
the same brands andl these are as
good or helter, than ever before.
I can undler-sell any decaler in Lau
rens county andl give you house
and roof paints that (10 not crack,
.peel, or blister and come off.
I appreciate the patronage of, all
my former customers and am out
to make new ones. Recently, I
have painted some of the best resi
dences en Main Street, In Laurens.
My Farmer Friends.
When you come to town, look at
the homes of Mr. &um Wilkes, Dr.
Aiken, 'Rev. Graves knight, Dr'.
Carroll Miller and others along the
way. I can underbid any man in
Yours for good work,
TRAVIS R. PITTS
Laurens. S. C.
GREAT EXPONENT OF LBai
Simon do Montfort, Earl of Leicester,
Known as "Father of English
House of Commons."
-Tle first great democrat in E0ngland
was Simon de Montfort, earl of Leices
ter, who was slain in battle 654 years
ago 'as the leader of the rebellious
barons. Simon de Montfort was also
the spokesman for the greant masses
of the people, and he held that it
was the duty of the nobles to stand
between the people and the monarch
as -guardians ot their Ilberties, to
watch over the exercise of the rdyal
power and prevent its abuse. In the
great battle of Lewes in 1264 the bar
ons, tnder the command of'de Mont
fort, completely defeated the king and
the royalist party. In the battle of
Evesham on August 4 of the following
year the tables were turned and the
democratic earl was killed and the
barons sustained a ruinous defeat.
During the brief period of Simon's a
cendency, however, he had laid the
foundation for the house of connone
and had inspired in the breasts of the
people a devotion to liberty and den
ocracy never to be stamped out by
royal oppression. "Every king is ruled
by the laws," declared Simon de Mont
fort, andt he held that the "generality"
should have a hand in the nakhflig of
the laws by which they, as well as
the monarch, were to be governed.
Simon de Montfort's immortal place
in history Is indicated by the rever
'ent title historians have given him
"the Father of the English louse of
GREEKS HAD FORM OF TENNIS
That the Game Is an Old One Is Sure,
but its Origin Is Hard
Discussion of possible changes in
the terminology of tenmis naturally in
cludes the name itself ; and here there
are many possible origins. The game,
in one form or another, Is very old.
The Greeks knocked a ball back and
forth and called the exercise "phen
nis," for which the Roman name was
"teniludlum." "Phennis" and "teni
ludium" were ancestors probably of
the similar French sport in the middle
ages, and modern tennis juany, for that
matter, have been named from the
province of Tennois, where this game
was exceedingly popular. Possibly,
but improbably, the name is derivea
from the French "tenez," in the sense
of "get ready." "Deuce" is generally
accepted as another form of the
French "deux," but "racquets" has
several possible sources, the most
likely perhaps being the old medie
val word "rachette," meaning the palm
of the hand, when the game waR
played like modern handball. Chaucer
and Shakespeare both knew the game
in England, and, whether or not they
played it, had doubtless looked on
with satisfaction, as did Queen Eliza
Would Seem to Be His Right.
A suggestion has been made that If
th, British flag Is to be again unfurlea
above lelgoland, Henry Hedger,
verger of the parlsi at Herne Bay,
Kent, Eng., be engdged to raise the
emblem. le it was who hauled down
the Union Jack August 0, 1890, when
the island passed into the control of
the German emplire. He was then a
coast guardlsman, and is now a vig
orous manr of between 00 andi 70 years.
Mrs. hledger ree'nlls her four years
on the island chiefly by the birth of
their youngest son, who grew up to
be one of the contemnptibles, who
helped to hinder Prussia's march
through France, but foil in the at
tempt. The familly left the island the
day it was ipken out of British con
trot, and while the pier was decorated
with flags and bunting prior to the
visit of the kaiser. All the British
oflicial population left at the same
The American secretary for the Mis
8ion of Lepers estimates that there
are not fewer than 2,000,000 lepers in
the world, 6,000) of whom have been
convertedl to Christianity. Apropos of
this, the Hawaiian legislature has just
offe'red to pension Bro. Joseph Dutton,
who succeeded Father Damnien at the
leper settlement on Molokal. Brother
D~utton lias not been off the leper
island for 33 years and lhas spent $10,
000) of his ow~n amoney to relieve the
pooir creatures among whonm he lives.
But lhe re'fused the pension, wishing
no reward and1( expecting to work on
to the end in the cause to wvhich he
long ago devoted his life. The world
lhas heroes of w~homs it rarely hears;
and1( il cannot lie otherwise thaun that
such self-sacriflce must win a higher
rewaird than governmente or the plteud
its of peoples cant confer.
National Redwood Park.
A movement is on foot in California
to turn the redwood forests of that
staite into a great national memorial
park to serve as a monument to the
American war heroes. Those behind
the proposal feel that there are manny
e'lemsents of deep andl applealing inter
est ins the pr'opiosition. As nmany of
these giant trees were old1 when what
the world calls civilization wvas young
it is felt that these trees of the ages
b~elong not exclusively to any state
nation, 01' people, but are the heritage
of the race and1( should be preserves
for the recreation and pleasure of alh
the people.s of the earth. An addil1onal
argume(nt in fauvor' of establishing the
NatIonal Redwood hark is that its es
tablic'ui-enst would at once constitute
a great and much-needed constuctive
CITIES MAKE RAPID GROWTV
Interesting Statistics Concerning Chiet
Centers of Population In the
The populittion of New York city,
on July 1, according to a survey by,
the newspaper feacure bureau, the re
suit of which was made p3ublic the
other day, says the correspondent of
the Pittsburgh Dispatch, was 6.244.610.
as comparod with 4,766,883 in 1910, an
increase of 31 per cent. Of the total
120,138 are listed as negroes. The
whites of native parentage are given
as 1,200,926; of foreign parentage,
2.384,384, and of foreign birth, 2,525,
According to the survey the sexes
are almost evenly divided. The num
ber of males is given at 3,121,051, and
the females as 3,123,565. The city has
1,878,211 inales of voting age and 383,
012 Illiterates io-'e than ten years old.
There are 1,337,283 families.
'lhe twenty largest cities in the
country, with Ncw York leading, are
given as Chicago, with it population or.
8,059,396; l'hiladelphitt, 1,936,260;
Cleveland, 930.300; Detroit, 936,300;
Boston, 830,625; St. Louis, 824,435;
Baltimore, 726,030; Pittsburgh, 667,
381; Los Angeles, 574,550; Sn Fran
clsco, 555,882; Huffalo, 510,1)32 ; Mil
waukee, 504,707; Cincinnati, 472,60S;
New Orleans, 410,797; Washington,
430,390; Minneapolis, 421.971; New
ark, 416,90:3; Seattle, 395,323. and
CONSIDER GIFT HIGI HONOR
Comparatively Few Persons Are Pre.
sented With the "Freedom of
the City of London."
The freedom of the city of London,
with which the prince of Wales wa.
presented recently, Is one of the most
cherished and ancient of civic priv
ileges. The actual document given t(
his royal highness is a piece of parch
ment inscribed with his names ant
titles and guaranteeing to him and hi.
descendants many privileges to which
he would not otherwise be entitled.
Thus he will not have to pay a tax on
any goods brought within' the city
gates, nor will he have to render naval
or military service. Should he fall on
evil lines the prince of Wales would b
entitled to pecuniary ald. Should he
in the course of years pass away, leav
Ing children, the city chamnberlain
would educate them and adninister
their property until they arrive at I
years of maturity. It Is usual to in
close the "freedom" In a gold casket,
whieh costs the city ?100 ($500), hut
the certificates, in the case of thej
prince of Wales, will be in a frai
and the en--t wL" he p
silver plate. In the case of General
Booth the casket was of simple, sturd.y
Thermometer Trade to U. S.
With adequate labor American man
ufacturers of thermoneters, besides
being able to supply fully the wants
of the domestic trade, are in a position
to build up a good export business,
but, as Is the case in so many indus
tries, they are handicapped at present
by the, shortage of skilled workers.
The making of thermometers is mostly
a hand process, with a year's expe
rience or more necessary for the de
velopment of a skilled worker,
Starting in the war period, when
German goods wvere shut out gf the
countrmy, the A mercean t hermomneter
industry has shown marked advance
ment. Before the war Germany con
trolled the market here as wvell as
those In other countries, hut nearly all
otf the business formerly held by Ger
nmany in South America has been pro
cured by concerns in the United
States, It is not believed that Gecr
many will regain her position in the
domestic market, and much of the
South American business, it is pre
dicted, will be held by the American
manufactu'rers.-Newv York Tribune.
Many people, even now, may think
of the ukulele as a Russian province,
or an eastern title, yet it happens to
he neither, but a smallI musical Inst ru
ment which, accord ig to a writer in
the London Dally Chronicle, recently
baffled the experience even of the
customs man, who refused to recog
nize it as such andI permitted its entry
into England free of diuty. The little
South sea tukulele is not unlike a "ld
(lIe that you play with your fingers,"
to the eye of the uninitiated, but all
whom hear It admit its sweet ness and
the chuarnm of its liaintive voice. No
dotubt one of these days England wvill
become aware or the fascination of
the utkulele, even as America has atl
readly done. The customs man will
then exact his legitimate toll, anud a
strange, wild tuuisic will haunt the
"The meandst man on earth" has
Evenm insurance men, possessing
most human traits, have' revealed oe.
casional phases of meanness, bt it re
mained for a clergynmn, an ordlained
preacher of the gospel, to oumtelaas
superlatively aull other~ cotestaints for
the croix de gall.
This pastor, who residles within eye
range of the WVoolwvorth tower, nmkes
a practiee of charging clainmants umier
life insurance pollcies a fee of 1 per
cent of the face of the policy for till
ing out the clergyman's certificate on
The medal for concentrated and un
diluted m~eanness Is hereby awarded.
The contest is ended.-Insuranace
Killed in Automobile Race.
Columbia, Sept. 25.-Robert Norton,
of Columbla, 22 years old, was killed
th'is afternoon at Dillon while partici
paiting in a thirty-mile ai'tomobile
race. There were three other entrants
for the event and all had completed
the seventh lap when Norton's high
powered car plunged through the fence
and turned turtle. One of the young
man's legs and one of his arms were
mashed to pieces and he iwas almost
disemboweled besides being frightful
ly burned from the explosion of lihe
gasoline tank. The body was brought
to Columbia for interment.
Comfort and economy make happy
homes. You get iboth -by using Cole's
Hot iflast Heaters.
S. M. & E. H. VILKES & 2O.
ASPIRIN FOR COLDS
Name " Bayer " is on Genuine
Insit on "Bayer Tablets of Aspirin"
in a "Bayer package," containing proper
directions for Colds, Pain, Headache,
Neuralgia, Lumbago, and Rheumatism.
Name "Bayer" means genuine Aspirin
prescribed by physicians for nineteen
years. Handy tin boxos of 12 tablets
cost few oents. Aspirin. is trade mark
of Bayer Manufacture of Monoacetic
acidester of Salieylicaeid.
IT'S NOT YOUR HEART
IT'S YOUR KIDNEYS
Kidney disease ti no respecter of per- (iately. The soothing, Iealing oil stim
mona. A majority of the ills afflicting alaa.es the kidineys. rellevs inflamma
People today can be traced back o tions and destroys the gerns which
kidney trouble. have caused It. Do not wait until to
The kidneys are the most imp tant rnorrow. GO to Your Iruggist today and
organa of the body. They e the insist on GOLD MEDAL Ilaurlem Oil
filterers, tho purifiers, of you blood. Capsules. In twenty-four hours you
K'dney diseaso Is usually I icated by should f[el health and vIgor returning
weariness sleepessesus, rvousnessand will bless the day you first heard
weariness, sleeplessness. rvousnesa, of GOLD MXDIAL lliarlem Oif.
dempondemy, backache, at mach trou- After you feel that you have cured
Me, pain in loins and lower abdomen, yourserf. continue to takty one or two
gall atones gravel, rheumatism, sciatica casules each day, n o as to keep In
&"d lumbago. first-class condition and ward off the
All these derangements are nature's danger of other attacks.
mg el. to warn you that the kidneys Ask for the original imported GOLD
seA" help. You should use GOLD) M1I)AL brand. Three aizcs. Money re
MIDAL Eaarlem Oil Capsules imme- funded if they do not help you.
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