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Boy Killed in Explosion.
New York, Dec. 26.-One boy was
'killed and two twounded by the explo
sion of a plce of loaded gas pipe and
three boxes of cartridges in the Brook
lyn home of Rerbert Brann, 16 years
old, who said he found the pipe while
on a hunting trip near Bergen Beach
a week ago.
John McKenney, Jr., 16 years old,
a Wall Street bank messeng.r, was
killed instantly when a piee of stee: l
went through his mouth into his brain
and Brann. who was trying to o;enI
the pile. los' hi. left hand and was
<cut by flyin: steel. Paul Clandow.
17, also clit by the steel, an,! H:.1P .
r(T(r re'noved to a hospital.
Th. u.r:ridges were on a 1a i:1
the roorm when t.ie inprovie d or.:
expiloded and the force of tho <>;p:o
sion a-1 wrt ked th1 ro :: kd
.knocke.d :e -efro-m chairs; in -h
par. o: Ihe house'.
'To Stop a Cough Quick
take HAYES' HEALING HONEY, a
cough medicine which stor;3 the cough by
healing the inflamed and irritated tissues.
A box of GROVE'S O-PEN-TRATE
SALVE for Chest Colds, Head Colds and
Croup is enclosed with every bottle of
HAYES' HEALING HONEY. The salve
8hOuld be rubbed on the chest and throat
of children suffering from a Cold or Croup.
The healing effect of layes' Healing Honey in
side the throat combined with the healing eflect of
Grove's 0-Pen-Trate Salve through the ivores of
the skin soon stops a cough.
Both remedies are packed in one carton and the
cost or the combint-d trcatment is &'-.
Just ask your druggist for HAYES'
Effective with the
publication of this an
Bat teries will be sold on
a new and materially
lower price level.
T he same Willard
quality--backed by the
same authorized Wi..
Laurens, S. C.;
UAIMNG TO TALK
Advisers who Visit Marion this Week
will Give Views on Domestc Prob
Marion, Ohio, Dec. 26.-Questions of
foreign relations and an association
of nations will give way to doniestic
discussions at the home of President
elect Harding here this week.
Among those with whom Scnator
larding :Will discuss domestic proh
lems are a number of Scn-ite and
house leaders. Days on which the
will ' in Marion, have not been an
louncd-. The list includes Senator M
'umlber of North Dakota. one of the
'an ling members of the S (niate fiinanet
0omm10ittee : Representativ Mondell o'
\ion t..tna, majority Ieader' in the
loulse; Representative Kelly or .\li-:h
'anl, anld Re pre.;entative Anthony <.J
Kansas, memnbert of the- Houe ilitar-y
Cabinet selectiolls arc also C'x;rc'
o be discusscd at a proposed ((on fer
-ncc witli Will !. Hays. ebairman of
he RZfeplblica1n national c1Onmilittee.
loVc1nor-eiet Hank I,. 1 vis, of
)hio. also is on the list for a confer
nIce w h ich i.s expIceted to die al w ithI
et-nator IlIarding's reqsi:natjon from
he -ilate- and the appointlent of his
u1tcesso' by. t he incoin ngE goverr1101'
It ; expected that Senator-elect Frank
B. Willis will be naied to finish out
enIator liariding's unex pired termIi1.
iovernor Cox r(evntly announced that
I' would appoint Mr. Willis if Slenator
Ilirdig Wished to resign his seat in
the Senate to devote his time to otlier
mnatters before entering onl Ils lities
is the nation's chief exec-utive. March
Senator iarding ,,pent a (iliet day
following his Christmas celeblratioln.
lie remained at 110111 llost of the day.
the o11y call being made at the home
of Dr. C. F. Sawyer. Mrs. Hlarding
FROM PIlES ilNT
Trio Released on Eve of Christmans.
WaIshinlgton, Doc. 24.---Tre-e par
(1011 as 111esidelt Wilsn's ('h C ist I
gift to 111en1 serviig slltences ill fed
eral prisons were anlnounucd today
by' tile deplrtllent of justice. The
Clarence Brown. serving a life tier11
for murder at Atlanta: Itufus Catl
bury, servinig a life termu .t i:vn
worthIi, and Edward C. Rivers, 1ervin-l
two years at the nlited State pin itell
tiary at McNeil Island, Wash.. for io
latioll of the narcotic law
C'omull1tation of sentences and x
1tsilon of elleIey have 4(n rant.
ed inl som1e 50 other Iederal cas:; (Ilr.
ing the last two weeks ?o mnl with1
'God conlduet records w110se ent . llne s
had nearly expired, the. d ;,r.ct
New York. IDee. 2.1. -A tatem(nt
issued by tile Socialist parity. national
Ii'afalartels, tonight said that Pr'esi
lent WilIsonl today hlad heftor iml thle
illpl1iction for a Pard'(on for- Eng'lne V.
Deb's, no0w ill lhe feder'aI pen it entiairy
n lar'doninlg two muhrd< re'rs and a
lealer' in nlarCotics withouti freed~ing
D.ehs w'as a '"deliberate slap at the twill
!f the Amler'ican peop0l e.'
''TIhe presIidenat is sulppo)IN--a to rep
esent the pe(ople," contInued thle
tatemilent, "'but it la 'V evin from Is
lets todlay that he0 doe1s not. I ie had
'hosen thil meltthod of hdeliberiately
nrsulting the Socialist party as: w\ell
is the America~n people."
ENDS PART1N EUSHIP
lavo Yosug Women Found Shot to
IDeath in Tlhejr Shop. Quarrel
New York, Dec. 26.--A mlan's mlatri
nonjial interest in ono mlemberl oif ai
eminine business partne'rJhip is be
leved to have caulsedI a quarell' todlay
'rtLween two hIrooklyn young wolmer
vhlo were found shot to death in their
hop, "The i~ttle Ileauty Parlor."
C'laspin~g an automatic pistol in her
ight hand, Miiss Ann Donegan, a
mrse decorated by tho1 French (luring
he war', lay in the midldle of the lit
lo establishment, a bullect woundl ini
er1 temple. Mr's. Edna llagule, 25, a
i1dow, shot tlhrouigh the back of the
i-ad, wvas lying at the door.
TIhr'ee months ago, Miss D~onegan's
iIt('r told the~ police, thle nurrle furni
hdld( capital and swith Mr's. IIlagu e, a
idulate in beauty culturec, (opdd
he beatllty shop. Mrs. IHague ('on
licted the e'9tablshmlent whII'ile hr
'artnerd' woirkinog as a (listrlict nur.11.
banagedl its finances
hiissoltion of' the bus5inuss wvas'
brea'4t en ed several .w~eek s airo, shle
(1idl, when Mris. -flague 1(o1d her'l pari
i-i that she hlad receivd a prloposll
f mar-riage and p~rob~ahbly would~ ac..
r'pt. The nuirse Ohjeetedl, sihe added(
Ieentls( if Ml's. hiagule left the( (iesta
shmecnt she wold Olnfer- a heavy fin
Mr's. lifagule was to have1 ainnouined
e'r de''!-Ioni in regard to 'he mnalrl
I -:a '. io ody
COTTON WENT TO
NEW LOW LEVELS
Toward End of Week, However, Market
Recuperated and Reactions Occurred
New Orleans, Dec. 26 --Decline of
the last week sent the price of cotton
to new low levels for the season, but
toward the end there were evidences
that the market was gaining good re
cuperative power and there were peri
ods during which substantial reactions
occurred. Liquidation of long con
tracts, hedge selling on a large scale
and offerings for short account from
traders, were unfavorably impressed
by the breaks in the stock market aid
by the failure in this country and
broad. 'were responsible for the down
ward movement of values. At the
lowest levels. the trading montlis were
at net declines of S4 to 151 points, with
January down to 12.79 and July dowr
to 13,.-5. January closed at 1:3.62 anw
Juily at 14.20. in the net result in the
spot market middling lost 75 points.
closing at 1-4.00. Contracts closed
to 6S net lower.
This wveek. the market is bound to
bo influenced more or less hy the ll
idays and most market circulars o~
this last week-end reflected the opin
ion that trading would probably slow
Your Money Back If Rat.-Snap Dotsn't
Come Up to These Clais*
'RAT-SNAP is absolutely guaranteed
to kill rats and mice. Cremates
them. Rodents killed with RAT-SNAP
leave no smell. Rats pass up all food
o get at RAT-SNAP. Their first meal
is their last. RAT-SNAP comes in
cakes. No mixing. Cats or dogs
won't touch it. Three sizes, p5c, 65c.
-id $1.25. Sold and guaranteed by
Lau rens Ilardwarc Ce., Putnam's Drug
Store and Kennedy Bros.
Take notice that on the 24th (lay
of January, 1921.. 1 will render a final
account of my acts and doings as Ad
ministrator of the estate of Jane Pres
ley,ideceased, in the ofice of the
Juidge of Probate of Laurnes county at
11 o'iocl. a. mn. and on the smamne day
will apply for a final discharge from
mv trust as Administrator.
Any person indebted to said estate
is notified and retiuired to make pay
ment on that date: and all persons
having claims against said estate will
present them on or before said date.
SLEEPS LIKE A FARA
B. L. Allen Feels Like a Sixteen Year
Old After Taking Less Than a Bet
tie of The Reese Formula it-11 for
Stomach, Liver and Eldney Trubles
"Put me down as a life-long booster
of The Reese Formula 'R-11," writes B.
1j. Allen, assistant foreman for the
Norfolk and Western Railway at
Portsmouth, Ohio, in telling how this
wonderfil stomach, liver and kidney
remedy converted him from a man
who suffered "almost unbearable
pains atfer every meal" Into one who
"cats like a horse, sleeps like a coun
try boy and feels like a sixteen-year
"I was troubled for a long time
with nervous indigestion nnd rheuma
tism, and could neither eat nor sleep.
L.ots of nights I never closed my eyes,
duly proven or ibe forever barred.
A. C. TODD),
With Will Annexed.
Dec. 29, 1920. A-24-imo
EATS LIKE A IIORSE
and after 'almost every meal I -had
almost unbearatle pains in my c .
I saw The Reese Formula R1-1 n\t
Fisher an( Stroich Dlru; Store 4re
and decided to got a bottle, as I ai
ways tried everythinZ ftr stomacb,
liver and kidney troubles. -I have tak
en only two-thirds of this bottle and
now eat like a horso, sleep like a
farmer's boy and feel like a sixteen
year-old. If you wish to use my name
you are at liberty to do so, as I will
always recomnend The 'Reese Formula
If you suffer frone rheumatism, Jdl
gestion. sour stomach. backache, 14
bago, urinary. or liver or kidney trou
bles. The Reeso lormula 11-11 will
benefit you. (et a bottle today at
Putnam's Drug Store and Laurebs
Drug Company, or at your own drug
Colds Cause Grip an4 Influenza
tAXATIVE BROMO QUININE Tablets remove th
causo. There is enly on "Bromo Qrannna"
E. W. GROVE'S signaturo on box. qc.
FAREWELL TO 1920
The Year 1920 has passed out upon the white fleeting wings
of Time. The past is now history; the future lies before us. Let's
all gather up a big heart full of energy, with light feet, and by the
help of God march forward, determined to make 1921 a better
and more prosperous year.
WE WISH YOU A HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS
1921 NEW YEAR 1921
THE HOUSE OF BARGAINS
RED IRON RACKET
Sells Same Goods 15 Sells for Cash and Gives
to 35 Per Cent Less You Your Money's Worth
SMILE AND BE HAPPY
Buy Your Goods of J. C. Burns & Company
1921 and You'll be Happy. 1921
A Happy New Year Letter To All
In a navei-v. ;In el, t hey are all grumblers---that makes
Hell. Grumbling is tne' vivhrasteristie that belongs to universal humanity. The first man in the Garden
of Edeni had every' want fulfilled, had every privilege accorded to him, but the eating of the fruit of one
Iree. le grimble'd heause he did not have that, and his grumbling eost him Paradise.
Ihe first thing a baby does is to raise a howl and make a kick. We are all born kickers--Nobody
likes his bisiness, no mat Ir what that business is. To hear men talk, they are all losing money. The dry
"'ods manl say5 bliness iN not what it used to be, he is losing money every year; he wears fine clothes
his wife wears diamonds; tthey own their own automobile, and have a cottage by the sea-side;--still he
S losing money. It i the saie with the doctors, the lawyers, and men in every profession. Then, the
farmler, the man you think would be content, is the greatest grumnbler of them all. If the season is dry,
We will not make se d this year;" if the Heavens pour abundance and the barns burst, "We will not get
anything for our stiuli, there is no use having it." Nobody wants his son to follow the same line of busi
ness. There are grumblers in every vocation and loca tionl. There are more grumniblers in the home than any.
where else. The man in business has to be a gentleman :---at home he doesn't have to be anyt-hing in par.
You say it is a hard lot to b shut up within r-' k walls, that it would be delightful to get off some
where and enjoy 'resh viands and pure a:ir. You -when you get there, the place is beastly, the peo
ple ai:e then most vulgiair you ever saw, the food is stale, the little room where they have put you is an old
garret, id you just wish you had stayed at home, and so does every one else.
Everybody know. how a work ought to he (lone, except the poor wrtehes who are doing it. Is it not
stranfe, that as you improve. everybody else and everything else seems to improve at the same time?
IHerei are some prescriptions for ehronic grumbling:-Try to live right. The best way in the world
to lbe sweet-spirited and gentle is to live right. When David was not living right, he was ready to kill
the man who had slain a little l-amb; lie himself had taken another man's wife, and killed tile man besides
-that made him savage. Live right:---aud you will have the charity, that suffereth long and is kind.
Have the home as beautiful as you (an make it. If you are a husband, praise your wife, praise her looks
OVen if she is rather homely. Praise her eooking though it choke you. Give her the sam1e love-like at.
ftent ion that you gave hir' wilen you were handing h1 er im and out. sending houquets and honbons, and
writing her reams of ptry on gilt-edged papei'. If you ae a wife, praise your husband:-tell him lie
is the best husband you ever had, no matteir how ma ny you havuie hifti. He careful of' what you eat. -
ware of mince-pie with a crisp on top, a sodden one benearth, and unftoldl horrorsl between.' Take plenty
oft sleep. 'Phe world is gomrg erazy for lack of sleep., It wants fresh, widle-awake people in the habit of
hoeiii thaink ful for what yeoi have. When you are m iserab~lle because you have not something that other
,ueiple have, think of' the thinigs they have you would NOT like to have. He like the old1 woman wvho
had oinly t wo tet h, but said she was thanikfl that they were( opposite to (elh othei'. I never pass a e'rip
phe or a blind man that my heart is not lifted in than k fulness that I hiav' sound limbs, and eves that ean
~,e. (let io t he habit of' looking for swe'etnJess and l igh t. People usually find just what t hey 1(ook for'
'I'he Ilee andl the Ruzzard, hover together in the aiir; one goes stra8ighit to a rose garden in the distance; the
ofther to a dead i'at a mile away. .book for swveetnr'ss andI light and you will findl it everywhere. (Io around
*'xine't ing to get. youri feelings hurt, andl you will alway~s get them hurt. (let to work; get a mlove on von
TIll E~ P EOPL E WilO AI R E BRIO'HT, CHITERRFITI, A ND UI:A1PY, AIRE AriWAYS TIIOsF W NO
A~ J1' ElD~fN SOMET H'IINfl WITIT AlTab T H EIR M[(GHT. konget yoursel f. Try to make the world
brighter andl better, give refreshim ('ups and honqu ets to the dusty pilgrims along life's .highwaysq
WIRHING YOI' AND YOURS~ A HTAPPY NEW YEA'R FULLT OF (1001 OgggyT,''
From a friend L. 1E. BUJRNN,
t~o a friend. OW 4l. 0. IURNS & (COMPlANY.