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Dear Advertiser lleaders:
Last week While inl Latiretus I had
a few Iniinlites pleasant chat with One
of her leading bankhers. ald not fate
nlade him. a keeper of shekels he
ighlit have bein a Man of letters for
he has a decided literery bent. Ile
likes a good book and is very gener
oils and always loanis to his friends.
I am lis, d or in that r 'spect. for lie
las shared several Wortli-whi le books
with iei. In our ehat, I gathere he had
lost a hook of poems, and as I especial
Y iit to read it this letter, dear
reader. ean he looked upon Something
as a tracer. so if any of you have a
hook called, "Ithyies From Tennes
se", or "I-IIoes 1-'rom Teniessee"
it strikets it, thongh. that neither of
thies' are itie correct title. I lowever,
this mu11s; 1 deo know to be so: it is
sometihin from Teiiiessee!
I :ae a great foiniless for poetry
not tie Al iltlonic kild. but lie singing,
I hymiLnL, kind. You may not know it
1ill once i011 , iltni l childhood
11mm aitI detcidtd one day to be
im"t . St) we fared fort i one
s mli meratt day "o a hililsidte inl The pas
fll- nl .111 th we sat 'neall a shady
(rok, and wooritd th lle
I look l ':wro Ss tlie pastire anti
*':.ed14 :T ;hl w s vontentedly chevwingu
t heir c a nati tried 1o depliel tepa
1,111. rur11al s ne in I-hymet. butl nary a
Ihltyme could I imuster! I might say
beforC I foret it. I wastedI all my pa
per anti ate uip the lead lienil. ~lMy
chil did better. a great deal better.
in facr she wrote a whole verse. I
wondler if slith has forgotten? I thought
it so wondIerfill that it Was tiketd
away in memory's wall and I give It
no0w to vou:
"Stiumm iner is here Willi her1 fiowers so
s we Ct,
And children can go with thir white
Padtllet inl tlie creek or play inl the
1'r that is let joy all over lilt' land."
I disagre'ed onlyI ill one toinlt and
that was. to he texatily trlthfull, onte
conld not say "while bare feet".
Thal was ont talieni I did so wislh
tha.t 1 mighit have inherited. .\y mloilh
er conll~ mnd did compose splendid
potry as the obl ilts of 'he' ltrald
will slowv. From ier "tscrap hook" 1
Blackwell & Sullivan
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
Prompt Attention Given All Business
Money to Loan on Real Estate
Tel ephonle .350
Oilice li Simmons lilding
W. M. NASH
Gray Court, S. C.
Dr. T. L. Timmerman
Laurens, South Carolina
filee in l'eoples latnk ihullding~
Undertakers and Embalmers
Calb an:,neret~td any hiouir day tir nlght
Sim1pon,Coop~er & Babb
Attorneys at Law.
iu ill l'ractitct in all State Courts
['remnt \ttention 1iveni All iusiniess
I ts establ ishe d economy
makes Dodge Brothers
Business CJar a profit
The haulage cost is uin
& Accessory Co.
1 12 West Main St. Phouie 200
Laurens, S. ('.
got most of the speeches recited on
Friday afternoons at Rosedale school.
Two, I especially remiember tonight.'
Siing is edming! Sprlng Is coming;
Swell the chorus loud and strong,
Wake oh! wake ye little warblers,
Cheer us with your sweetest song.
'Tile other was .ollposed on the
tleath of Stollewall Jackson, May 10th,
"Thrle tenth of May was ushered in
A holy Sabbatlhl day,
At'dfrieids were gathered 'round tile
On which the sufferei lay."
Ani elding thus
"Iel's cross the Rtiver" to what these
Was it to Death's (old icy streai
Or Shenendoalh dear?
We (1o not know, bit this b0iove,
Whenl crossed the River o'er
le rested sweetly 'neath the trees
That shade thle othier sh;lore."
Anothr 01n of her, rhyies that
come haek to ie tonight was tihe one
we called "uild's Ieirst Speecl." It
has gonlte1 clanll out of fashion to call
tile boys inl one's family "1li1". hut
liat isedI to e i fashion, esIecially
inl i lhe Langston family. I'll lievei fort -
otthe sadiness inl 113 mloilter's voice -
:siopiened thet locket shev kept so
sacredly :11141asked whose picture it
was I that looked oit at lilte. Sl1th wipIed
hier eye on1 lilt corner of ier apon as
she gazecl at the hoyish face, "That is
Bl1d. lie was killed at tlie battle of
One dlay I calme hlome' from school
on the 'verge of tears. ".l a," I said,
as I hlltlig lly satchel and sunb11on1)1net
on tile nail, "You'll .ust Iave to make
I11d a speecl. Mr. Madden says lit'
is going to whip the one that doesl't
have on4e Friday. Ile doni't care how
big or. how little they are! Ile heard
specles for, th11e first time today and
I had learne l im "Six Little Rabbits,"
and because sonm of the ot hers said it.
ie wouldn't bludgl1e. I tricd to get him
to say "Goodbye little lirdie" or" [lit
tle bird. little hird till In a trev". and
' won't do it. 'calt, they have all heen
recilted (oo- Then mlother sat down
and inl a .iiffy sli had lid a speoch.
"I like to go to school
An ( learn Illy l'ssons well:
And whein tlie (hilIelln do a wrong
I'll n le'er lt teaciler. tell.
It iItIS li ih ' Ih 4who 'e'r I 111is
.Somlitt le wee-hi wvordi
And have to stay and iiss tih fun,
'Tis 1then my1) heart is st1irred.
I IIt i f my Ite-achAevr Ithinlks It I Ievst
ill heai it if I can1
.\n( lv Ii not fret. nor fitss. 11or lit,)it
IlhI stIand1 iI like a man."
Ile has said many a sliech Sinlev
then. hilt lever in his lif will It- veir
ha.1ve a n1or, adm Ini rin i :,,a idienev Ithan
Ite tulother And sister inl thlt old farmIl
hioulse who mlade for. and4 taugh.lt himn
III, list spchil.
And now, as I said one lbfore, I
like .coo l, cingt ly Itry: a ll i f any
of yol kn w w hert c.ll fli1( I .
A iln's bo1k "'mclct ian i ' from
I Ir-Ill a itl poem)11 itoday I'a
onucsd- :n Ireatl , in!cl I lii i's ic;
w i : ca 0 ;: brinu Srin onI the f1111 of
al who ritI I it. a 11 a Win. thebo
leii t Nlc - fya lic -5ich '! V4l-14 i
<tists lld 111111 1111 i us wp 'r- tyin
th farm. \\' it theii lcit ofc theis rent
wh ite way llt or chm t-rh us. or. w '.
"\\'hy I d id you b-a Io wi f1an. . y ui
\\'h dh 30: het it : hfis tw
.\mi turn your1 po rc i ah r n.
.\re :r-v andi alcincdeep ditresA I
Toe .reekc ,4 toll cnow tihef hiih :1 litust
\\'c l .0i? a yt~ou't- i t-- h :i
60 l o heetetob
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We foresaw n
what is now a
early and in 1
Our buyer ha
the most skill
Today it is ne
good clothes i
prices are ver
very poor and
nothing to bra
We are givinj
This is your c
Our Suits or 4
Our Personal Service1
exactly what suits yoi
States With Spanish Names.
The following stato names are 'of
Spanish derivation: California-hot
furnace; Colorado-color red; Florida
-feast of flowers; Nevada-snow coy
ered; Oregon-wild marjoram..
Stomach Pain, Sourness,Gases,
and Acidity ended with
out-or-or*del. ftoinacl feel line at
once! When i ials don't fit anld you
belch gas, aci and undigested food.
WVhen you feel indigestion pain, lumps
of distress in stomaih. heartburn or
headache. liere is instant relief.
.lusf at soon as you eat a tablet or
two of Pape's Diapepsin all the dys
pepsia. indigestion and stomach dis
iress causei by acidity will end. These
pleasant, harmless tablets of Pape's
Dia tepsinl always put ,Aek, upset. acid
istolmat llh ill order at oncev and they
cost so.little at drug stores.
That You G
ionths ago exactly
, condition in the
:et and bought our stocks
I the pick of the choicest
best patterns and
xt to impossible to buy
n the open market---the
y high, the materials
r you the benefit of our
es and you can buy
s here for less.
pportunity to practice
,by selecting one of
)vercoats and save money.
5.00 to $55.00
$25.00 to $45.00
o aesr htyu-e
besturte prc yuwat
We have just received
cnt have all sizes from
vanized anld from 1-, inl
have received larl- i
also some two or pire
us hear from you.
823 IVEST GERVAIS S
CopyrighT9%. I Iar t Schaiffn
Very "Nifty," you'll si
swagger shapes and cl
They'll chime in great
Many d]istincet styles to
and the I
details finished iu th4
mother would give to
wearables for a boy.
Styles that are made
---with belts and ever
.Y'ou must be0 sat itfied with eve
money cheerfully rfundled.
IERS "SUITS ME"
(;O tons of pipe miu at I)es
1-8 inich to 4 inch in Gal
ehl to 8 inich ii Black. Also
on(nt of Boiler Tubes. Ilavo
arloads ()Io iron in stock. Let
TREE T, COLUAIBIA, S. C.
YOUR CHOICE OF A BATTERY
has a lot to do vwith the efficiency of
your car. If you choose it hero you
need have no doubt as to results. Our
batteries are of standard make, pow
erful as can be mado and as long last
ing. We have storage .batteries for
every possible 110.
JILRNEY ELECTRIC CO.
Opposite Post Office.
Laurens, S. C.
ry when you see the
with that new Over
a will be seen at a
lity fabrics and
painstaking way a
the construction of
just like "Dad's"
ry purchase you make hero or your
FEN WOODn S C.