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LaAV'RENK, S. ('.. DEC'. 22. 1i120
'lhe Adiveritiser Wishes its r'e:ders
and frin:: Ilapp% ('brimis'Ia.
ltendersz of Th'le Advorti ,er- may not
be stried-il if the peapier' is issued a
day. late no Y t week.
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We al., r(t !in a moed t m c
a1)oult taxci.i and increased appropria
tionsi just a tle Chrisitnas scason. but
the li(o :.' d bi tl. einz rriel oin by
the adtvoit'.te t h w!i ( ans build
in a't t:ie 'I Iiversity a am i:. The
munho 1.<' * i'-SOrtin ':'-I' a::I a
mlouis as ' .' or "1.'
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"M~'lTE AlD V 1,IHS EIt"
We dircet atttntion to the iplea of
the Near !ast otlhitee found on an
other )a'- of this paler. There are
many 1Nis for aid at thi' time, and
one alnos-t heomes har(encd to them.
but th 0Ic:t for the thousands of chil
dren whiih the Near East committee
is seking to saveI t t tou ch1 the
hearts of us all. As we understand
the plait .sinile efntthution may he
se4nrt to llm i hadquar-terls. Alr one
monthL'. e'ntribution aid a pledge for
so minhy ltoinths after that. The Ad
veItis(:' is n1ot refuested to open a
(ontriblution column, btit it will he
glad to r((eive' contrilbutions and for
Ward thrm to the prope'r .-ource, mak
ing acknowledgement of the same
through the paper. The Advertiser
will bei1n a subscript ion with $5 per
month fo' five months. How many
will "Iatclh The Advertiser" by send
ing in 'th(ir names and contributions
to this iCe, the first contribution or
the nt1i7r amount being sent here and'
latei contributions either here or to
Columita. Or who will "double,'' or
tripl<" The Advertiser? Or who twill
o lore and help In this great cause?
Do It Now'
A State.iint issued by the commit
lee of governors aft(r the goverrcr'
of many state adjotIrnled their meeting
at -1;arrisbur:'. Pa., several weeks ago
CaTries oulit the. idea, of mu il hp
and co-operti whi.h should per
vade all busi ness relaion( in the
present st ringency it tle best interests
of e. yody are to be served. TIhe
man who lie to e ahearl of his fel
low m4i ii ian 3 0!' sr lre hi imself
gainst n ahonest creditor by exact
ng(man not on l does hi creditor
na mtuiiy firom ' h ich he may not re
-- k a ('hiantce ottn l Iring
dw c: Lis e'f and the whole comn
mn v, . .a ,oh e whli chlib era lity
andl aound judgmiten~t would avoid.
The statemnent by the 'ommtitee of
governors as given1 to u9 by :t bankeir
''Iat e'very' individlua do(1 all he can
to help and encourage his neighbor.
Le hcre be a consplete mobilization
of the finanet:l and spiritual assets of
every comImunity. Nei-ther God nor the
Governmnt ought to be asked to help
those who (do not first make every ef
trt liossible. to help themselv'e~s
"There ought, however, to be a
'initedl e'ftirt In Cvery community to
keep any' good rman from being de
stroy'ed becausr' he cannot immedI
ately met his obligations. Under ex..
sting conditions it 'would be the acme
of inhumanity' and of unwltsdomn to
torc aly dr-f'or irat0 beankruptcy If
the most liberal indIulgenc e he would
uiltimtelyi beo able to pay. Jlusinessq
fiil ures cto moere than wreck business;
th-y ofttimic destr'oy men.
'Libr ia indlulgnees'. aind renewvals
;'hould a4 granted bey the manufactur
Crs to the jobbers, by the jobbers to
Tem('rehnnis. by the mci'hants to
the nldividuals. It Is no tIme "'r a'
red ie.; 0 se ize his debtor1 by t he
lie"' 1(1 'agely say: 'Pay :te what
Crocs 20f, 1920.
lhear Santa Claus: De.2019.
I am a little girl ten years old, am
in fifth grade at school. I have one
little afsteri five years old. 'We 'will
(expect you n'ext. F~riday nIght, LoIs,
miy little s'iste'r wants a (loll bed, and
"ome othcr things. I want a Pair of
'bedroom slIppeeru, a book and we both
want lots of fruilts and nIco ,things to
eat, and~ d'rmt forget my little cousins
who live in' Asheville.
imr little friend,
TN tue!c Wa de.
SAYS COTTON GRADER
SHOULD BE USED MORE
District Supervisor of Cotton Grader
Work Visled Laurens Last Week.
Mr. E. G. Parker, in charge of cot
ton grader work in this state, visited
Laurens last week to Inspect the 'work
being done by the local cotton grader,
Mr. Rush. Mr. Rush was in Clinton
inspoeting cotton there and was not
able to meet Mr. Parker, but the lat
ter went over the situation here with
local p'eople. ite expressed consider
able disappointment that the services
of the grader hero were not heing
more generally utilized and urged the'
farmers to carry their entoin to him
before selling or storing.
lie wrote out a statemelt to ihe
farmiiers before his doparture and it is
printed in part as follows:
"I was very much surprised u'on
Ily visit ier totday to 11i1( ithe siaill
number of farm1ers taking advantage
of the Government Cotion Gradii ,
service, very f w inl comparison to
ot he' points wilt te government grad
ers are staton1d.
"Some farmners here, I uniclersFtand,
are actually storilg :111d illsurine their
cotton without 1av1ir it graded at all.
They liy e successfIla rmers. but
it is certainly not their fault. What
grades- do they think they wold .iet
paid for if this cotton burineld? Well.
it wouldn't he bitter tlan the etfitoll
SupI)osc they wainted to borrow
mlloley Onl tilat cotton. Would yo.
like for your bank to auvance money
On cotton not graded Would you like
for your bank tit advalice (tile other
felloiv) money oI cottoll grade(d by
Tom, Dick and larry. who have lever
l4een tested as to their ability to gradle ?
Some banks are loaning mloney o311
on'. cotton grIaded I governmlletli
SuIppose you have that cotton stored
and want to sell it. If it has not been
graded and you think the price near
yotr 10ea you cail on a buyer, give him11
a lost of your' numbers al(d he pro
ceeds to have it sampled. Oftetn it is
tiered In the warehouse and tills lier
has to be torn udown, for tile cotton to
be sallpled satisfactrily. Well, tile
iyeir goes through It and make yo
a price. If the price doesn't meet
your idea what hop ens?
The cotton Is either allowed to i
main ol a wet platform oi the
ground. exp ')oaed to wrCather, or' ele it
is tiered again in tie warihouse in
itht latter casc yo' hai '' tle same per
fom'Illance to go through a.zain when
offering again. and certainly so if yo1
offe(r to another buyer.
"If a 'free griader' has grated It,
wI, yes, you can sell it to your local
buyer's soletim( S. bit ar to u gett In.
paid for what you' etton tuiaili:
Cotton fairimers, i i, tim to s-top h.
ing the goat for the "whole world.
Ila%( 'our 'otton gradtl Ieftor,' sell
ing. 11i'e Your cotton gradedebefore
storlilg ld insuring. Place yourself
In a lposition where YOU can mlarkect
your cotton iltelligently.~ Where you
know what you hav'e and are n1ot de
pendent ur320on y'our1 local mariket, bit
('an offer as wtell as a ('otton buyer~i to
any' buyer' or' mnil any where.
.2 G. Parker."
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Lanford Station, 'ilec. 19---The
ha1I'erl9fCoiifeence convened twith
the M. E. church here Friday and was
well attended by the oflicial members.
Thie preitid~r'g elder will In'each next
-The j'lay giv n'n our school auidito
r'i1l-lstifrIduynight b~y thle Gray
Cburt'ewli git 'talent was very mucn
pnjoyed, and the play Pronounced a
Thqe sihool .elosed lFridlay nilght for
lho Chlristmaas holidays andI the schooi
children gave a very delightful little
Christruas entetainmtent w~hich de..
serves much praise for both teachers
and -pupils. 'Mis Nina Le'wis, the
principal, lpft Monday morning for
he)' homW' '%In Conway, Miss Jennie
Bulrges, intermediate tenehler, will
"spendi the holiday8 at her home in
'Manning, and .Miss Searity Chapman
primary teacher, is at home with her
'parents in Foulntain Inn. We want to
stay about our teachers ini their ab.
sence that two have a faculty that we
.are proud of and one that is u~p to
dato In every respect. We can boast
of a faculty as good if not the best
of any in the county, if not the whole
Messrs. Yates and Charles Waldt'op
have returned from Wofford College to
spendi the holidays at 'home.
Afis Lottie .Cooper -and Mr. L, H.
Wilburn of Enoree, were happily mar
ied last.SV~eday, D~ec. 12, by the 11ev.
C. B. Prince. They left imme1Cdiately
on a .bridal' trip -to several important
b'ities~ tipi Northl andI returnedl to their
hlomle nt mnrcn thi mve. Tsap
py young coiple have the best wishes
and hearty congratulations of their
host of friends here.
Mr. Iiram Burdette had the misfor
tune to lose his residence and all the
household furniture by a destructive
ilre last week, the family barely escap
ing with their lives. 'We learn'lhc loss
was vc'ry heavy, as they only had a
very small insurance. They have the
syns:lathy of the entire community in
Prof. Fred ). ox, and Miss Jeanette
(Cox. iembers of the faculty of the
l3urroughs High School in Conway.
have returned home to slieni the
Christmas holidays with their parenits.
-Mrs... 1). Cox has returned home
after a Very pleasant visit to her sis
ts Ai's. itycrCs and r Randall, in
!ic ndersonville, N. C.
11r. and \ rs. J. T. Langstonl spent
Thev wek-nd -with their daughter, Mr.
-nd Mirs. 1. T. Patterson.
Crs . '. Waldrop and %Ir. .1. F.
Waldrop wcat to !!endersonville Sat
.rday to visit Mirs. T. R. Deshields.
who is Very sick. She suffe'redl a fall
ddisocated her hip and she' is
lo' (":1ected to recover the Fhoek in
htr weakened condition. However, we
:ope '-he will recover and be s;iared
nuay more years.
iiss iElizabeth Martin of a.
the week-end with .\oiss Carry F wlie.
FOR PATJ iW. Mil.oU
1loektiI 11111 3Man Missing Since 1,(iq
Wedniesdilye-Ieft for Charlotte
Rock 11111, Dec. 18.-Pat W'. \lajor,
' ;Il known resident, who nove(d here
from Anderson a yoar ago, has been
missing since Wednesday afternoon
and all ff(o'ts to ascertain his where
abouts hav e been iinavaillir. accord
ing to aimission made this afternoon
y IDr. .1. 1. Major, his cousin. Wednes.
day Mir. .Major .was in Shelby on busi
'fless with G. P. Williams and S. W.
Parrish Of this city. Oin the return
trip h( left the car at King's Alountain,
sayin; lie was going to Charlotte.
S'nce that time he has not been seen,
althougb taquiry has beeii made in
Charlotte. Spartan.hurg, Greenville and
Anderson and members of the family
are completely at a lo-s regarding his
ilsa ppearance. lie asced that his fain
Ily lc notified of his intention to spend
Wednesday night in Charlotte, but
when he failed 't show ulp 'iThursday
nicht or as Was his custom to elither
tehie;'hone or telegraph home when) hLe
wa-- tlcc'%te-dlyN detained, members.
of the family became iieasy and fear
h( suddenfly became ill or teimborarily
dicented and is among strangers to
whom lie is unable to explain who he
is. Today it was decided to make the
matter uJiblic in the hope that somie
onle light be able to ftinish a clue
:i.? to his whereabouts. .Iemjbers of
the family, Dr. Major states, at iware
of no reasoi for his disappearance
arm] tI' ose who were with hlimI on the
tr ip \\ednesday say lie was in his
wnal jolly' mood during the diay.
EGolden~ Wedding Celeb~rated.
.mir. and Mirs. J1. L. Niahaffey, with
lifty<!ipht guests Celebrated their 50th~
anm P (earmy of their wedding Sunday,
the I t h, in their home near here.
F'ifty-three~ of'the fifty-eight present
were sons, daughters and grandchil
dren. .\r. and Mirs. Mahaffey' wvere
Uresented with a beautiful gold ring
and watch by the immedhi.'te family.
Other beautiful gifts were handed in
l:-y visitors. A splendid mid-day lunch
was ser'vedi to those present. .Mr. Ma
haffey gathered the immlediate family
into -the living room after hupcheon
and in a few well chosen' words,
spoke his appreciation and that of
hIe bride for the presence of the good..
ly number on this anniversary.
Jewr Big New York tirocetry Firm
Keep~s Downt Rats
Yroome & Co., Butter' & Cheese
Mecrchanmts, Newv York Cilty, say's: "We
keep R AT-SNAP in our cellar all the
time. It keeps down rats. We buy
it by the gross, would not bo without
it." Farmers use lRAT-S.NAP beeanuse
h; pass up all food for RlAT-SNAP.
Phre sizes. 3tGc, 65c, an@$.25. Sold
, ilaranteed by Laurens Hardware
('o., Putnam's Drug Store 'and Ken
* To $amta Clans
Gray Court, S. C.
D~ee. 18, 1920.
Dlear' Old Santa:
I am a little boy jumst six yea~rs old.
I go to school at ickory Tavern. I
want you to bring a little train, little
a utomnobilec, some oranges, aiples,
oranges, candy, n.ts and fire crackers,
and just a lot of things to me.
Mr. Fred White Says, "D~on't Idle lie.
(eanse You Only See One Rat."
"1 (lid, pretty noon- I found my cel
.Lar full. They ate my potatoes. After
trying RAT-SNAP I got 5 dead ha.
The rest later. They pass up the po
tatoes to eat RAT-SNAP.'' If there
ar~ r'at ar'ound your place follow Mr.
White's example. Three sizes, 35e,
G3e. anid $1.25. Sold and guaranteed
Lau rens Hardware Co., Putnam's
D:'ag S'tore and Kennoe nreg
I hereby announce mysef a cqn4w
date for Mayor of Laurens and.'pledge
myself to abid- by the results of the
JOHN A. PRANKS.
I hereby announce myself a candi
date for Mayor to fill out the unexpired
term of W. -1. Richey, Jr., resigned,
and pledge myself to abide by the re
suits of the Democratic primary.
C. R. BISHOP.
I hereby annoiee myself a candi
date for the office of Mayor to fill out
the unexpired term of W. R. Richey,
Jr., and 'pledge myself to abide by the
results of the Democratic primar'
election. W. H. DIAL.
I hereby announe myself a candidate
for Mayor of Laurens, and pledge my
self to abide by the results of the
Democratic primary. PII1IL D. I1UFF.
I hereby announce myself a candi
date for Mayor of Laurens and pledge
mynelf to abide by the results of the
GEO. C. HOPKINS.
5 SPECIAL NOTICES.
Lost.---Hull dog, male white with
large brown spot around one eye.
Named Bull. Roward. Notify Thos. F.
Joines, at Lailrens Hotel. 23-2t-pd
Taken Up.-Snall Jersey cow last
Wednesday. Owner can get same by
paying costs. W. M. Hinson, S. lar
pc r St. 23-1t-pd
For Sale-New automatic Winches
ter shot gun, 12 guage, price $36.00. D.
E. rodd. 23-It-pd
For Sale.-Dry oak wood, cut and
split for grates or stoves, $10 per
cord delivered. 11. It. T. Todd, llaris
dale Station. 23-3t-il
For Sale or Exclange.--We have a
fear phonographs which we are now
offering - at attractive imrices. Vill
trade for pianos, organs or other
things. They are real high quality
phonographs and will play any record
made. T. H. Sumcrel, East Main St.
Wauted-To buy heiferr. Will want
about fifty in all. Fat 01' len:1. J. W.
Henderson, Jr., Laurens, S. C.
Trespags Notice--.\l per-ions are
hereby forbidden it hunt or othetvise
trespass on my .ani . Wml. Franeei
W eathers4. 2." 1 t-pdl
Wanted-To trade a touring car for
a light truck. T. '3. Sumerel, East
Main street. 23-lt-chd
For Sale.-Two cows, fresh in milk.
Both with helfer calves about ten days
old Thursday. One reg! tered Jersey.
S. J. Burns, Gray Court, Rt. 3.
Foun(L-$5 bill. Loser call at Ad
vertiser oflice and provc ownership be
fore Christmas. It. L. Walker.
Used Cars and Bugles. -We have a
few used cars, Fords. Alaxwells and
Ovelands; also souc buggles and
wagons, cither new or' second hand.
Will sell cheap or trade for other
things. T. B. Sumerel. East Alain
Farms For ltent--I have t'wo nice
farms for rent with good buildings
and new dwellings. .I). 'E. Todd.
For Sale.--One Richmond heater,
)ractlcally new. $18 thtl. AMrs. It. E.
R'ichards. Farley Ave. 23-it
Noticee-Il ave your a'rns washed for
C'hristmas. T. H. Sumerel. 23-i1t-chd
L~ost.--On public square gold stIck
pin, heart shaped, set with plearI and
op~al. Finder will pleast. return to
Adver'tiser omele and rcceiv'e r'ewardl.
For len'-Tharee rooms on South
Harper .street with ttil conveniences.
Miss Maggie Martin. 23-.1t.
Liost-Strayed-Dark ,1er'sey cow,
horns broken. Hf. C. Wi'-minig, L~aurens.
~For 114'nt-Tharee firt) floor' rooms
partly futrnished. E H'te '"Room,"
care The Advertiser. 23-it-pd
For Rent--rco'd four or five horse
farm, known as D~r. C. A. Saxon home
place. See J. M. Philpot. 22-3t
Wanted-To buy one peacockt and
two honil. M. 'L Copeland. 22-tf
Por Sale-One new Ford touring
car. Clyde T. Franks, at Farmers .Na
For Saie.--One second-hand mahotr
any case piano in good condition.. J
S. Machen. 21-5it
For Sale---Six horse-power gasolIne
engine. Waterloo make, compartliely
new. Price $75 D). Fl. Todd. *21-1.-pd
For Sale--I have for sale five good
mules; will sell at half the pries that
stock deale,' will charge you. See mi.
I will give you terms. D. Fl. Tddd.
For Itett.-Five horse farm.. W. J,
Fleming, Ora, S. C. 16-tt
Now on Hand--Bunch of fresh
horses and mares. Come -and see
themi at old stand in L.aurens. WV. H.
Picture . Frantes-Any siz~e, both
square and oval with plain or convex
glass. Glood assortment pictuiro
mouldIng .iust received. N'ichols Stu
Had Him Long Time.
My lit tle brother, six, wais asked how
old his ganadpa was, and he answvered:
"I don't know how old ho is, but I
knowv we have had him a very long
Notiee of Lost Certlhicate of Deposit
Not ice is hereby given that Cer'tifi
cate of Deposit NA. 9, dated October
30, 1919, of Baink of Mountville,- of
Mountyillo, S. C., issued to 'Wi, M.
Pinson, deceased, has 'been lost or
misplace'd and that I will -make liappli
cation to said bank for a dirplicate of
stame on Thursday, Deccemaber 30,
-Mists N ra Pinson,
Mour.tv'ille, . C , neer,,hm. 13,'190.
OWEN BROS. MARBLE
& GRANITE CO.
Dealers in everything for the -eme
The largest and best equipped mon
umental milA in the Carolinas.
GREENWOOD, - - - S. C.
THE WOMAN'S CLUB OF AUGUSTA
----- ANNOUNCES-- --
CELEBRATED JOSEF HOFMANN IAUNO
"MASTER OF THEM ALL'"-..(N. Y. Wcrld)
In Concert... THURSDAY EVENING JAN. 6, 1921, 8:30
GRAND, AUGUSTA, GEORGIA
Prices: $1.00.$1.50, $2.00, $2.50. Ticket sale at Grand Theatre Box Office
Jan. 4-6. Mail orders addressed to Mrs. C. Kellogg, "The Hill," Augusta, Ga.
For Real Tire Repairing
RIM CUTS, BLOWOUTS
REATREDING A SPECIALTY
City Vulcanizing Station
AT CITY FILLING STATION
Worsted He atherand~ Mercerized "LuTe
FROM FACTORY TO USER
To litrodnee .'Cataiiba Chie r" Men's Half Hose, We Will Mall,
Iostrpald, to any Address4
floxtof six pairs AlERCERIZE D for $2.25.
Blox of twelve pairs MERCERIZED for' $4.25
Two dozen or more at $4.00 per dozen.
11 igh-splierd HCel and Toe. fiuble Sole, (-ARANTlIT D TO
UIVE SAT ISFACTORY WIOA R.
Sizes 9 1-2 to 11)1-2. in Black, White, Nrv, Pearl, Smoke, Tan,
(or dova. Green, Palm Beach,) eae''.
THESE SOCKS 13ETAll AT 60e to 76c Wie pair.
"CATAW1.I CIIIEF" WO1)STED HEATHER lALF HOSE are also
Box of Three pair for $2.50. Box ot' six pai: for $1.50. hiox of
twelve pair for $8.50. Two dozen or moret at $8.25 per dozen.
These sox are giaranteed)to give satisfactorY wePar. Sizes 9 1.2
to 11 1-2, In Fawn. Green and Brown Heather mixture.. These. are
thc popular' weight wvorated Fieather' that ar e so popular for low
shoesa and arie still retajling :or $1.00 to $1.50 per hpi.
Order At Once. Cash With Order.,
Liberty Hosiery Company
ROCK HILL, S. C.
A Thanksgiving day is approach'
ing, we offer some nice goods for
the dining room thble.
We have gone through our Hos
iery stock again and adjusted
prices in keeping with the present
A clean cut is made in all Sheet
ings anid Domestic goods.
-A reduction is seen .~ Sweaters
and all Knit Goods at
SW 6. Wilson & Co.L
~OOSE LEAF LEDGEIRS
..Fr Sale By....
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