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VOLUME XXXVI. LAURENS, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1920. NUMBER 8
KI.lLD IN A NilERISON STlMI!E
Well Known thisiness 31an1 (if Eleeiric.
City Shot to Death by C. It. Ilerring.
Had ,ist lieturnied from Eastern
Anderson, Sept. I.-Clarence 1.
Tolly, prominent citizen of Aiderson,
ald part owner of one of the largest
furniture stores of the section, was
,shot and almost instantly killed about
5:15 o'clock his afternoon In a rear
room1 of his store by C. I. Herring, a
Young white man who had been in tihe
emiiploy of the firm for some years as a
Herring was arrested immediately
after the shoot-ing, and placed in the
county Jail for trial upon a charge of
murder. He is said to have made a
statement tonight admitting the shoot
ing, and indicating that the act was a
result of alleged domestic troubles. An
inquest will be held tomorrow mc rn
Mr. Tolly had retirned to Anderson
about 3 o'clock this afternoon from
Baltimore, where he had been under
going trealment. t Johns Hopkins
hospital. li, went ilrst to his home,
and after splending a short. tint there,
went to the G. P. Tolly & Son fttrniittre
Nto re, in wlich he was a partner. I~e
had been iI the Store only a short ti me
and had not seen his two broth'?1s,
when Ihe cntered one of the rear roomis
of the' stor. There he was met by
Ierring. and after a short conversa
Uion betwcen the two. Herring pro
duced a pistol and commeniced firing,
several shots taking' effect. Hearing
shooting, brothers of .ir. Tolly Ilm
Iediately went to the scene and found
imi dyling. lie expired in a few min
liuothers of the dead man tonight
;aid they %new of no reasoni for the
:;!oot-ing. alld had no knowledge of any
had feeling between iet'ming'and his
Herring, who is a young married
m1an, appeared calm in his cell at the
Jail tonight, and discussed lthe shoot
ing with officers and others,. He has
bol)n emIployed by the ftirniture firn
!ri t th)* irve years.
Thf Sho-ting of ir. Tolly caused a
- ifound stna tlon throughoUtt tihis
s-ctlon. The deceased w'as regarded
as one of Anderson's leading itsiness
men. Hle was for soie years county
chairmitan of the Cenocratic party,
took an wtive hand in political a and
civiC afiairs, and was at the tine of
his death forelan of the county
grand jury. He was forty-two years
lie is survived by his wife, who was
Miss l.eln White. and by three clill
dren; also by two brothers George M.
'Tolly and William Tolly, who are
partners in the furniture store here,
and by one sister, Mrs. William Wil
cox, of Eulberton, Ga.
Card of Thanks.
Permit rme to expresA to the voters
of Laurens county, through the col
unsi of your paper, my deepest grati
oide for their liberal suffrage and sup
ilort on August 31st. Those who kpow
moe best liatronized mu most an1 '
:-htoutld indeed be glad to bef'omn het
teri neotlninted 'with all.
Isih to ray that I amt in the see
ondo race for thle I louse of Representa
I ives, and that it was with the samte
sp'iri't of sc rvice for my oeunty that
promtited me to en tet t he race as t hat
wih ih characterized my servIce of my
'ottuntry duiring thle recent World War.
' shall br grateful for a continuance
or the FO'd -will and( esteemtt of my fel.
lo's voic. anid wish to thank them in
adtvaneii for thle suppiort r shall re
er'ive at t heir handifs oin ep'temertit
W. l10bTWOOD [11 LL.RD.
Card of Trhanks.
To the Voltrs of thte Fourth Congres
I deCslre to e'xpress to my frlendls my
sutcere appreciation for theit loyal
sntpport in my race ofr Congress.
shiall always remember their kindness
and shalh never cease to be grateful to
I etideavored to conduct a cleani
campaign utpon a high lplane, making a
fair fight on my merits 'and discussing
national, issnes of vital importance.
I believe that tVhe people approve of
such a catmpaign.
' am also proud of the tact that I
carnec throu~h this camtimign with 'the
friendship or my opponents.
I shall now devote my time to my
law practice apd 1.ooking after the in
terest of my cliente,,
A. K. UlIIJ
AGAIN right at the very b<
Not only in the fullest range
v ill lead the mode. Agair
the very begining of the se
placed at fair figurss for rea
New Suits for Autumn Wear
Your eyes will see the attractiveness of
their styling, but it is on the expertness of
i our buyers that you feel assured of the
,faithfulness of their workmanship, the
,lasting service in each stitch, the per
manence of exprsesion in the correctness of
cutting and shaping, and the durableness in
wear of the materials selected for their
absolute Phrity and -perfection. For such
completeness of value the prices are re
Suits of Tricotine. Velours, Serges and
Llama Cloth in Black, Navy and Brown.
Price $35.00 to 085.00.
2ginning of the Fall, our showings of I
of authentic styles, but in the earlie
t, we enable our friends to select the
-ason, so that they may have the utmc
I value in assured quality and workma
Brilliancy and Beauty in the
New Fall Dresses
Your delight will be great at the
exceedin gy bright and cheerful
harmonies in color, the gayety in
the trimmings and the youthful
styling of the new dresses. There
is a sweet becomingness to the
narrow, straight, slim lines of the
tailored types of costumes which
will vie in favor with the dainty
desmodels, whose smart sim
piiyrenders them as desirable
gance recommends them for thea-.
teror innr war.And the price
markngs akethis start of the
season a memorable one.
Dresses made of Tricotine,
Serge, Satin and Satin Charmeuse
in Black, Navy and Brown. Priced
from $18.50 to $100.00.
A Good Place to Tradle
-ashionable wear are complete.
st showings of the styles which
ir fall and winter wear, right at
st of service, for our prices are
New Coats and Wraps for Fall
You will admire the soft -fabrics, the
clinging youthful lines, the graceful drap
ings---but you may also know that if we
show it, the garment has had to pass the
rigid test of honest and careful workman
ship in every detail of making and cutting.
From each standpoint, whether of style,
of material or of manufacture, each gar
ment has been selected for its individual
superiority, giving you a guarantee of ut
most value for every dollar of cost.
Ladies' Coats made of Velours, Kersey
and Silvertones, Browns, Navy and Rein
deer. Price $25.00 to $65.00.