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ADVERTISEI PRINTING COMPAlNY
Laurens., 8. C.
- advertising iates on Application.
iltuaries and Card of Thanks: One
Cent a Wor4.
atered at tile postotice at Laurens,
1. C., at second class mall matter.
LAURENNS. S. C., ,AN. 21, 1920.
Why not a referen(lum oil the suf
frage question? Iet the women vote
on the question Vlethler o0 not they
want to vote. We'll het our ol( last
sumiimer's straw hat that a corporal's
guard wouldn't show up to express
The Advertiser has not heard any
complaints as to censius enumerators
failing to secreii a full list of the city's
residents, but it would be well for
those who think that they have been
overlooked to enquire at their homes
and then report the matter to census
headquarters in the lost office. We are
sure that such a report would be re
ceivei by Col. Iibb, the supervisor.
.with the proper spirit and that he
would welcome any assistance iliat is
g ivel him. ii teaurns cannot he made
larger or smaller by th eensus tak
urs, but all o1f us wtant to see the city
secure its full Credit as to polmlation.
Our suggeltion, however. is to be sure
of being omnitted before muiak ing a re
port -because it will ro(ire work to
ascertain the fact even if a naiit is
not omitted. .\im before you shoot.
Would not the granting of the ballot
to some women be forcing ain unde
sired responsibility oil others? That
is certainly true in Soutii Carolina at
least where the gr'I body of women
have given the thought of suffrage lit
Ie attention and do not wish the no
torIety andt responsibility that the
We have in mind not a f'w womn
'who have endeavored to bring up their
boys in the way they shoul( vote and
have been ColtentL to res't tle ase
there. If. il rearinL their sins. they
have nOt slierede ll inpll ssin up
on them high iduals of life and citi/en
-hip, an :htoi; Nh. .othe w!:,! no'
mako or believ. th ey would n: -, to
the polls to redress the wronil,. lath
r thain that, they woul by thtiir
')1wn cxam:;:!e ad :tacing~ to:n
tili to incuk lcnt' tlhos hig: ir idt a!
of life and citir.nsiIip vh.lich afItet all
matike\ fotr good g)vt-nmilt . TO hthr-se
wcmenl, wi roa l ot aj wh-!it
,mre mtotherly thanil ywo ln
thle ballot, th :antin2 of 'h .uit a -
wyould be a birden. Not wiina
\oice% in bicair. tcnsou
of the re.On ibility p1aced upon 0i0-m,
an amienldmenct tot hi- feil cnti~4tu
tion grantin~ the haltloht lto women.t It
is stated 'hat a iwrdl l-ait i\' exptd
when th, re'uttion cisl2 up. Why
a1 hardl light shou)ldt b,- expreted~ wt ii'
nt kntow, as;i thre hla. i--tn ao Im a
nelC$1itible j~intres-t in womtant sumffraie
beenm ncarly Ituil inoughl to inititit
de(mnd for itst ratintion. It lthe ah-~
50)nce of atih a demlcoand, we- si. nou
reaso0n whyt the- sutffrage.4rt(-u Itwndnwn
legisltnure to (contse a fighit.
Ini considetrh.g 1 t demnan.: of Ph
doubt, whot want thie ballot, considera
ion s'houldi alsot hbe had f or thue lions
ands iwho( doi niot wanut it. and still
ftirther thlotusanrds who halve ithought,
so little abot it that they do not real
ize the respomnal lity it enttails.
E~ditor The Advertiser:
I notice some difference of op1inlion
In ragard to five P~tundays in Febru
ary. 1 think the two gentlemen arme
correct In regard to 1880 being thel
yeM instead of 1876. 1728, 1756, 1784,~
f '14, 1852, 1880 and 192~0 were all G
Sunday months, so will 1948S and 19763
he. You wvill nlote there are two 28
year periods, then a 40-year pteriod.
-Anyway, all whlo took the pledge on
t he last 0one have had a long time lbe
'N. C. AIT'lIN.
l~rlanger, N. V.
Ano101her' Autiton SaleC.
Th'le Sottheastern Realty COompany,
of Oreenwood, wvhich conducted the'
su~ccessful sale of the Roland and othI
er .properties in this city oni the 9th
of thIs month, Is advertising the sale
of 'the Hicks property In this issue.
TPhe Rale Is 'to be held at 10:3:0 a. mt.,
next Tuenday mfo'ning. A biass hand
will he onl hand to fturnishi thme music
andio a "'Jolly good time"' is prioised
by the mnanagei.
DEAD SOLDIER'S COMPANION
WHITES OF HIS DEATH
Edwurd Austin, of Yonkers, N. Y.,
Writes of the Deutl of Felton Aber.
crombIle lit France.
Mrs. l41a Abercrombie, wife of Mr.
John Abercrombie, whose sou, Louise
Felton Abercrombie was killed in the
Belleau Woods, near Chateau Thierry,
in France, has received the following
letter from a comrade of dhe deceased
soldier who served with hin in the
Marines, both inl this country and in
.\lrs. E11a .\ere tcrombie.
luriens, S. C.
Dear Friend: .1 will try and write
you a few lines, as I was in the th
Co:. .~th itRegimient, '. . .\larines and
your son that was killed in France,
w a.; tlie satme as a brother, and we
vere always together. It ha14 cauised
me much trouble ever since. I was
inl the same company with him for 2
years. We were in New Orleans, La.,
and Santo Domingo, and I was talk
ing to hiu only a few minutes before
he wa.s hit in the Ilelleaui Woods. near
Chateaum Tihlerry. I think it my duty
to write to you ats I.Ou1is and I were
brother .\lasons and visited many lodg
vs together. I gVieve a lot to this day
ove% him. and only wish he could have
livcd to get back. I was inl every fight
and lucky eniought to get bach.
I.on I V. Ahbereomibie w as; a gotol
boy and eveiytne liked him inl the
ooimany and I amt sure that throttgh
i 1 fait -in (1lihe has gained adimiis
sion in :) htomi not matde with hands.
I w h be c:lad to ; vc yci any informa
i ti .iIan.
I was I years in the ('. S. .atiies.
but I don't eVer ext2etctt to enlist any
more. lIe las toild mi of another
1-,t;: he: ' h:al in tle tl arines. I will
be .lad to hear fromn yon and any of
he family and will give you anly in
:nation aboutt lili I van.
lI Linden St..
Yonkers. N. V..
F leming School linn1or. Holl,
.t (?. LI au a (aInonI.
Se ond (t ade I ia .l ('an1 on.
h t r:iq-I I I i i I cs:- a l na .
T 1 m 1 1 01 ll v a 1t
Thr i i-:lum~~t to teraA. a
Fourth 1I hta .\ i ls ... O tilt .
ii tii' tash iuth 441(h0 a ll alphit
i- l I .hertson. ols an
\\ I 'N('l. s
dat i t lli ofl .\Iayor of . te City
I:' lbs \:1atl'riitry W-:hd i o, i
obeal w i a nda o Ito tne theiil
.\..:- t ub- a iro reWsiv one.2 a
till I)inb'.1;vor ltna lv.rc l h
'li>i las o re ).a th. hadl i onertne
Yalih indi L'noas a n-lt alia CIogrel -
hilt^ :e t . - rat ion. ti 'iiiiv
Ihrl nunc1am inywtf a eaind!
(hjito or\ldermfrt ardn. an
hlede mnys o ann hine niy i' resulti.
date for Ahl(eman) iro W\ard 1.and
l)Idg myelf to abb11le y the resultso
ofthe I emraie P rmary.
The rieets f . i. icn).co MOreby
annneeb him astne l a candirA
daema froAdmuWard n ubjrc to and
thule o atl otc Primary.
I hereby announce myself a candi
(late for' Alderman ftotm Ward 4 and
jttotrlsof the Diyemeocratic rmey
I hereby antnunce nmyself a candil
(ate for Alderman int Ward 5 andi
ledge' myself to abide by the restilts
of thie D emnocrat.li rimttarty.
I hereby atntinee moyscif a candl.
diate fotr Aldermani frn Ward 4, andI
pledge myself to abide by the res lt o
o'the D eoat i Primary.
CIldheCurebyi annonce myelfacnd
jecAtIto therules ofIIhE Cit Demoratic
cae herys announce myself aQani
dE fGorE Aleran~ on Ward 5 and
plede myelfto aide y te reult
* SPECIAL NOTICES. S
For Sale-Two mules, weight about
1100 lbs each. Will be at Laurens
Salesday in February. See T. D.
Ramnage or J. A. Todd, Barksdale.
For Sale-Rough lumber, any
length. $3.25 at the mill. J. 13. and
W. I1. Hunter, Ora. 27-it-pd
Mailesmaini Wanted to solicit orders
for lubricating oils, greases and"
aiints. Salary or commission. Ad
dress the Todd Oil & Paint Co., Cleve
lantd, 0. 27-t-pd
ILost-About two weeks ago, two
Pifty Dollar Liberty Bouds. Probably
left ou someone's desk in envelove
hearilng return address of T. J. Spenl
cer, Laurens, S. C. Finder please no
tify me. J. 11. Power, Laurens, lt. .1.
Lost ----Two War Savings Stamp
hooks with $20 in staips in each. One
has signature of Roycee Todd and the
other of iuby TPodd. Reward for their
recirit to 1), 1-.. Todd. 27-31-nd
For Sale-Pair of good eleven hun
dred Pound mules. Price for the Pair,
$500.00. 1). E4. Todd. 27-2t-pd I
Life lnsuranc-See A . Todd, at
l.aurens Trust CompaKt for good old
line life insurance. 27-tfi
or Sale-Two got YInTles and two I
2-horse wagons. 11. ,b. Posey. 27-it 1
i'or Stile-At a bargain. one wrought I
i on ange, has a life-tiie guarantee
witi it. -lrs. T. .\I. Dunan. 27-It
F-or Sale----Three .pure 'l1rown Leg
hori roosters, at $2.2- each. T. 1.
Lost ---Aeft in someo' storeV in .aurens .1
last 'hanksglviII; day, onie automati.
IRem l.igtonl slot gun. Please notify
J. .1. Denldy. 27-1 t-pdil
Lost.- Short axe on road front 1au
rcns to Maddein. Reward for its re
turn. \\. 11. -\\'atsoni. 1,aurens. S. C.
Notice- -\\'e have re-opened out' gas
olinie antd 4iI station. Wilsont-Over
land Co. 27-It
l'oundR - led barrow pig weighing
about SO pollunds. Owner canl have
tile by l-'ving for this advertisemtent
aind costs. 27-1 t-pd
l'or Rent---Two volnnlecting roois
suitable for light housekeeping. Mi's.
It. W. Nichols. Sullivan St. 27-tlt-pdl
Notlee- -All persons are hereby
warnied Iagainst hiring or harboring
(iuss Le.ake, colored, and Iairston
\\'illiams. colored, wh-to are under con
ti ract to me for wages for 1920. F. H.
Cain, L~aurenis, S. C. 27-it-1pd
Notie--If you have a chimney or
wall to build of rock or briek see me
for best -work at reasonable price. Wil
lie Doiuglas, llarksdale. S. C. 27-It-pd
1ani'ted---looim aI 11dar d for self
an wiif' ini rivate ity. "allarder"
care The Advert seY. 27-It
.iles--IlIave sold tmost of last
wet'k's shipment of imu les, but expect
oliotier lot last of this wvek. Colne
and seeo them. W. 11. \\harton. 27-tf
1IrniitIc---I forbid aity party. pat ies
or (orporation to harbo1' 01' it - ny way
'-m 'loy liy son. It w te - 11nC'Ide r age.
.\nyone' <iisrgardit g notice will
.iti vly hare tht aIl beiellt of the
aw. .as. A. ltAi s. parent and
31n tli o o II.4 n -.\ few thousand
dollar. onl first llortgage imprved
(nnutvl y real estate. W. It. Knight
l.aarens. S. ('. 26-2t-pd
For Sille--Toogb regis-ereid
lad kshire' sow. About- ;0 feet good
Sto(e counte. .\hot l).000 feet aeh
wah11n It Ibr. Sue mc. \\. II. Dial.
Notie --.\m ready to move that
liolse of yours. 12 year-, (x perienci.
'. A. Owens. Clinton, S. C.. lit. 1.
Iues. Egs Eggs --Make iayers (4ut
ofj loaf- by feeing your hens1 on1
A gent', tr ('ourt, S. C. 2G-2t141
.\n y a n'I al1l persons ar1e hter'eby
tieass oni mty lands.,t i as all , vioirs
wil be puishealid to the fhill extent of
h,.- law. S. J. ltttsor. 24-1- tji
No ~t'- Lauren'ts 'nTust Coimpany
6'-1 pay y ou 4 p. r cen't inlterest for
yonI '.-Ore-y. 15-If
Money ( to Lend-? cm pr~epart I to
'hu-e loans 01n imprlloved farms on fav'
lrabl terms(1, and( at r'easonable rates
an a I- use. .\ pply3 e'arly3 to ('. D).
Lai-ksd:al. I:t-t f
F-IN (L, SETTIDI.ENT.
Tlak . no'e t hat On the 12th day
of February'. 1 P2', 1 wal r'enlder a finial
a-- onint of my> acts a.nd doings as
Gutardian of the ecata-c' of Willinot A.
Inih in ) ItheII (o1ice of .1indlie oIf Prbcia te
fo- l.:mti ns enutiy, at IIl o'clock A. .
All p' rsons having demrands againust
said est atIe will presenCt thtemi on or Ibe
for- said d1ate.
0. (G. T1iGM PSON,
.10an. 7, 1 P21. 25-St-A
No huntinig. fishling~ or otherwise
t r(spatssinig on my plantat in, undoer'
Ipenalty ot law. TP. P., Poole, Laurens,
Iiontte 2. 26-3t-pd
I'. C. Feathieratonc W. II. K~night
FEATHlERSTONE & KNIGHT
Attorneys at Law
I,aulrens, S. C.
Ill Business Intrusted1 to Our Care
WIll Have Prompt and Carefri Atten
Offiee over Palmetto Blank
\lir. Featherstone will spend 'Wednes
(lay of each week in TLurens.
0. Langdon Long
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Farmers National Bank Building
', ll -Lecgal Bi~ess(5 Givent
Piles Cured In 6 to P1 Daya
rD?14m:(t1 re'funlinmoney If P~AZO OliVmP.VT fil
1t1,:ax( 1.ci:4t, liiind, 13!ceitng or P'ronu112 iir
,a- miv~l relee Jtch!i.I i'Ier~, ra yot can g1e
state of South Carolina,
County of Laureni.
'IN . COURT OF COMMON .PLEAS
V. 1. FLEMING, Plaintiff,
IM1A AUSTIN JOHNSON, et al, De
,Pursuant to a decree of the Court
n the above stated case, I 'will sell at
ublic outcry to the highest bidder,
it Laurens, C. H., S. C., on Salesday
I Pebruary noxt, being Monday the
ili (lay of the month, during the
egal hours for such sales, the follow
ng described property, to wit:
All that certain tract of land. known
is the Willis Hunter pla'ce contain
ng 54 acres, more or less, bounded
)m the north by lands of W. A. Mc
'intock and David MeClintock; on
lie east by lands of David McClint,ock,
ml lands of E. TI'. Blakely; on the
;onth by lands of 'Mrs. Jane McClin
oc)k anid by lands of Mrs. Jane Craig
ind on the west. by lands of Pink Hun
er ald by lands of Lewis Brewster.
Trerms of Sale: One-half cash, bal
mCe to be paid twelve iontlis from
late of sale: the credit portion to be
e(CIred by bond and mortgage of the
mrchaser over the said premises,
>eari .g interest at '7 per cent. from
late, with leave to purchaser to pay
tis entire bid in cash. Purchaser to
lay for .papers, stamps and recording.
f the terms of sale are not 'coin
lied with, the land to be re-sold on
ame or some iubsequent Salesday on
ame termIls, a.t risk of former 1)111
C. A. POW1\1R1,
C. C. C. 1'. atid G. S., Laurcns, S. C.
)ated, this Jan. 13, 1920. 26-:t-A
'ho Laurens Drug Co., Laurens, S. C.
Dr. T. L. Timmerman
Laurens, South Carolina
Office in Peoples Bank Building
LUndertakers and Embalmers
[.alls answered any hour day or night
Simpson, Cooper & Babb
Attorneys at Law.
Wili Practice in atl State Courts
Prompt Attention Given All Business
Blackwell &F 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.
See me for your Nitrate
goods. Prompt 4eliver
and right prices#
D. A. BARKS bALE
F. P. & J. R. Childress
Phone 119 or 131
CLYDE T. FRANKS
Few Equal and No
Also Few Farms for
Farmers! See Me at
FARMERS NATIONAL BANK
. Laurens. S. C.
PIPE, 1FITTI0INUS, PUMIPS, CYLINDElRS ANDP WELE, POINTS
v RugAug ut oWuiaoj At alld itines, anid other unsetUed
p~Jt ueoq sq 1i sUoDI1p seeure material, but we bave bee..
eo04s qoq uJ 'so w is ot 1 good stock of Pi1o, Fittlg, etc.
COLUMBIA SUPPLY COMPANY
823 WEST GERVAIS STREET, COLUMBIA, . C.
-We Can Save Youi Money
By Making Your id lothing Serviceable
We Are Doing . - housands of Others;
WW ot for You?
We Believe a Trial Will Convince You.
FOOTER'S---Cleaners and Dyers
Here is the best place in the world
to get suggestions
for wedding, birthday or other gifts.
Our stock is so complete, the prices so varied, that every
taste and pocketbook is sure to be suited.
vv e nave many inexpensive DUE Gainy iiue
novelties here, which make excellent gifts.
Your selection is made easy here.
WHEN OU HI O F L - TIINK
WEST 6O1E COURT SqUARE LA 7 tz -4N', S.C.
---------------------- --- ------- ---
100 MEN WANTED
8OUTHRN PAVING CONSTRUCTION CO.
ANDERSON, S. C.
BEST WAGES PAID
Regular Work all the Year
We Pay Every SATURDAY and Never Fail
COLD WAVE SIGNALS
Special value is offered in Blankets,
Comforts, Flannels and Underwear, Ladies'
and Children's Sweaters with a complete
line of Hosiery.
Many of theoods were purchased
in advance of the season and are offered
below present market value. Make your
selection early and save money at
W. U. Wilson & Co.