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Cent a Word.
10tered at the postoffice at Laurenz,
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L- 1 Uk'''N s. S. ('.. D EC. 0-9. 19120.
The Av.-r'ser will be glad to ri
ce'-.' .'tc conftributior5s for .:
N(ar E -nd. While x ruay l go
ing throu, avery stringent financlal
Period : ar.- in a wonderfully
,"ror. ;. sdition as cor, -ar.% to
the f rop'. Wo* Kihould 'i-.i
at Ias 1 : port:i',. w".2.:t'.: ,
Now fr -'. Ne' Year. B: c';"-: i
u-:- optimir r-ay spread
Th" - r14 n ra rrkh : of tm>
hile. a(CidntFsmakes the prb!mof
insuirmrg :fy on tbc 1ugl(ways larg
er and !Nri'r. The Aevertis-r dof-4
not -li-.-- de Jecd laws alone I
pro'e a ;reve..ative for automobile
ace'dcnt' and lhas nothi;ng of a legtal
nature lo *n --st as a remedy. *W '
helirve that if more stress is laid on
the matter (f keerping to the right of
the roal rather than on specx in dr - I
ingbf re umb woldbe robrZ1n]d.
The i *IA dr>'r .r not alway. the
dents w,%-! i~a-out. -
The e.(tior. n-ext Ti-ueday will b
a te' in this city of the woman
suffra;:e -AtiTewnt. Women aro now
chargcd with the responsibility of gov
ernment and -.hould assiume it if they
are in eariest as t) the bailot
GEANG FWD FELARED
IY GOTHAM POLICE
Every Hallroad, Street Car and Ferry.
Put Under Special Pollee G(uard.
New York, -Dec. 2'.-Placing of eV
ery railroad, street car, ferry and bigh
way ntrance into the city under
special police guard and the calling
out of 6 ".11'emryonie policemen for
inal trairing, w'fe announced ly Pa
liet Corumssioncr Enright tonight as
the iatcst nea-stres to chee): ' New
York's tide of outlawry.
Meanwhile, the depart.mert 1var.ing
another gang fvud as a result of the
nurdecr of "Monk" Eastman, former
notorieeus gang leader and war hero
YPstedy, ex1erted the selves ir. an
a ttemp t 1o cstablishi 1114 identity of his
A ti'e(irx 2at Eastman as he head
(f a "whisn:ev ring," met dcath as the
Tr~uit (f a quarrel with asso4~jates
cv'e' di:ion of profits, was being :n
ve(st i. ta. In this (Oonrlection., ,4.h
rolie ir~ititut('d a searcb for a wonl)an
known asM ''Ittie,"' Sid to be one of
Chprlks Jones, with .whom 3) ,was
associated in an automobile businegg
after the 'war. s.aid today he va V:e. pn
de (a oring 'o locate' the gang terij s)ie
1er. Hie add"ed that he would "'ie:c()
it' that E:astrn~ laid a g~ood .foneira!.
and t hat there will -be a lot of good
men there' to show their f-riendlintbss
toward him." Jones a'serte'd East
mnan had "gone straight" since f'yleft,
prison ten years ago and he kne4 of
no reason why he should have inceu
E~ast-mign was the Pev'ethtretf'~ed
rang leader to be slain in -recent
Valuabjle heirlooms, among owm 5
1!old medallion believed to havk be ft
originally' the (peroperty of r'iy,
Queen of Sc'otts, were stokn Sunday
night from the~ West .IFPnd Ai ne
aplartmnent of E. (I. lKavanrsugh, wnm
The medallion, similar in deign to
the medalilion of th Queen's rosary,
which Is held by one of IKavanaugjh's
friends, was to hav'e been pr'e'nte'd
An antlique' goild watchi -funded
with diamonds andl sixt.(en dia'i.ornd
tnrs. :l'so we're taen.
A rrestalI for Entring~ Sf ore
Mdl IAndcr'son. ('olor'd, was armit
di M~ondlay aftern~hOOn by ilural P'ol'e'
man 0'vens a.nd Deputy Sher'iff 'Ui':s
ne at. Or' for ber'akingj into( the
L~iitlefie'ld store at Otra Inst weel. An
; 1- ae a confession of thec
enme ,(c(ordinlg to the p~eace off< (.5,
and oai i:npliaetc d I av'e Pulllamr, who
ran aLway3 to (reenwvood. S4heriff 'R d
went over' to Greonwboodl yeterd~ay to
bring 'ulliame hasek. In a pehone mesh
'age fran Chief (of Polifo CIhandle', of
th-ti city, it was satated that P'ulllam
had b' nar't of the stolen proper'ty 'Wi~ b
-him and that hie would be heldl until
I 4. g .-' en t r~ ." Tn ....3t, .ol. .
Card Frcm "Old Farmer."
Editor of The Advertiser:
, Reading several weeks ago a reries
of articles in Saturday Evening Post
by Col. Henry Waterson (Marse llen
'y( eatitled "Looking Backwards," and
a, the year is drawing to a close puts
me, as Bill Arp used to say in a rem
iniscent mood and causes me to do as
he said: That a man ought to stop
once a y .r and Ioch back over the
past and .'ee the mistokes he has
made and think of the frieao who are
gonwe. Il you Aii give thi; space
would like : tell of sone men I kner;
in my boyhood and youngmanhood
day, who wielded a powerful influence
in their day.
First. I would ime(ntio. Col. D. Wv
att Aiken, the farmer's friend. 'Tlw
first we remember of Col. Aiken wa
editor of an agricIltural papcr Tie
Hura! Carolinijani, and lec-Iture:.- for
the graagr. We can now look back
and s(-e ho.' little we rm-r:c- :s appire
(lats'd him or the giood vice he
.:atuitously var e us. Col. Aikcn .was
a crand man. Ht, was ,Lout -W y
ahead of the times.
Prcn the natinal governm' nh
vakl!i up and is now usn: All th
:ncan- and me!(asu: es to carry outL whait
s5uch men as Co!l. ALten rAoated -,
yars ag:o. Hr: was one of the best
lecturers and juli(' speakers you Ever
hard. Iis enunciation wv'as .perfect
and when aroused as he was in '7
his voice was like a triumpe. Th re
are other men in a religious se~nse tha:
we also remnembi'r that we wih to!
Inftion. I'nelP s -'lisha Patte-rson of
U~ramlets. Gideon Yea:gn, .John Dial
and ROht. Gray of Mals, F. M. Millor
of Fhiloh, lisha South and Capt. G.
W..Sullivanl of Mt. liethel. Will speak
flst of ~.\lr. Fair Willis. lie ;and 3lri.
.larv Sullivan Goodg'in were the
means of the r;::aniaztion of Shiloti
church. The church was or-ganized
under a brush arbor at a revival by
Rev. J. D. rlaywick. )r. J. S. Wolff
joinri d the church i''der 'that brush
arbor and he. .\l-. 'illis, and Mtrs.
G(oodgion were the p! ipal factors inl
building Shiloh chur. You would
have to rwar'ch a long tri( to finld two
more clonsecrated Chi istians than .
Fa!r Willis and -\Mr!. (;oodg ion. My
father paid lInelc Gdeoi Year tlgint and
.lohn Dial the highest co:npliment I
('ecr heard h'inay any man o;- mn.
It was, that the 1(ligion of Gideon
Y'eargin and John Jial would ,,o) t->
live and die by. I must make
m-ention of .i'. Hobt. Gray. lie was
in (-Very d1a' life a iert. plain 1 r.
suming man. Yet in prayer he w
:no.;t wonderfully gifted. W' have
rd . . . 1). l).'s an
irshopIs in prayur, but. few could i-qal
and none sunpass him. lie could ist
ro iulh pat hos in his pathitl .0ti pe1
to the Almigity for pardon, and at tlh.
sam tiic, so (a!:'stly ph( adl for sit:
ners' r'onviction and reP;)tiLtance th.)t I
have seen whole conge getionm; movr
to tears, whilei' some shout d aloud.
nele Ii.sha Scuth anid Capt. Sullivai
we're both men in good circumstaner s,
C7apt. Sullivan bing.: one of the wveal
t'hiest nmen in t he county. We had no
branks in those' days arnd these two
good men did a ;great deal of good
with their mone'y. One peculiarity oif
Mfr. South was, ihr- wotild never' accept
'uer se-von per cent interest. We be
lieve 'Capt. Sullivan had the greatest
conlt'mt for' a crook or' r'aseni of any
: ie w~as always reacy and wvilllne to
help a deserving pi-son. We know 'if
.licgnowv living who owe what suecess
they' have had In life to the timely and
unsolicited aid he gave thcm in their
time. of need(. These men were lead
ers of all good wori:s in their commu
nitica. Especily in their churchr-s.
No one aould Or wvoul'd h:v-e darredl say
anything against the'm. t twoulid have
been instiantly resented by scores oif
people. What a Contrast to ourll pre5
ent so called progressive times wvhen
you hear such exclammations ats these
about some of our' church leadt'rs:
Jltter watch him, Hie will skin a
flea .for its hide arnd tallow. Dletter
watch him, all he wants in the mighty
dlollar. He is as close na the bark on
a tree, I know he sits in the amen
corner but hev wi-ll skin you In a trade.
If you1 don't con.%ider' this arille too
IC rng wvould li1:e to tell of three other
a"en who wereC never identified~ *,th
any branch of the chuirh. yet eac'h rife
wri; a hIgh tonedc man of pirinciple and
'harter('~i and carried out the. great
-encehin- of the bmrothe'rhosd of ma~n.
I doubt if there evor lived in L~aurons
(-ounty three mr-na who were morm- wvii
liing to help the neicdy than A. TI. P'ark
r, Willis Wallace and Saml. Holt. AMust
tell an amusing thing about Mir. Wal
lace and Air. 'Dolt. They' lived wtit!
cquarter mile of cau-h other and w >r
good ncigbhbors. ixman and hori-ow
fromt ach other, butt nevr-'cr spok~e toi
each other. And it both w1er'e now. liv
ing, Ihere are now living almost withI
In sight of the I wo 01(d honmesteadls t wo
of the sweetest little girls aind babiy
b)Oy (umost gray; by the strange wvorl:
ing fo Providrnce. would call them,
of Samuel Bolt was that no traveler
or tramp ever went away hungry from
his door or nwas turned away after
sundown. And often used this expres
sion wrong is wrong and all hell can't
make it right.
A Mayor's Duty
To the Voters of the City of Laurens:
For the first time, as a candidate for
ofice, I am offering my services to the
public, that, of mayor of Laurens, I
have lived here all my life and have
always stood for the city's material
and moral progress. I stand for the
(nforcee:in:t of law and order. as all
good citizens should. I believe that
in these depressed, readjusting times
that strict conomy shotuld be prac
'iced in all the city's departments as
consistant with efficient discharg<
V ;zs r-al n-eds. The mayor's officc
a m1lan. job and I beliieve when
'i-tcd( to this oflilce that ono ,-hould
have no i.'ate or personal tusiness
Vhici wou!d prevent him givirig his
whvole timie and attention. unhamper(d,
to the discharre of its duties. These,
i:i brief. are n' v'ews on some of the
an ' im>ortant eucstion; connected
.Aith the utie of mayor, and should
. 'e2 you:- vay clear to s-.upp;ort me.
fo* the offhe, I inake only one promise
to an'. oa: the )erformance of my
d:ty. .onest>y, oprnly and faithfully to
'ee be:-t o If my ability.
Ad~i W.A H. DIAL.
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0OR.i .N E WS.
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Ora, iDec. 27.-One dollar- each wa,.
contributed by the following people of
Ori': to the Red 2ross fund, .\irs. Eu
;hmin irvyson acting as solicitor ani(d
sc'uring one of the tibest lists ini th<
county, acoording to Mr. M. 1,. Smith
W. Crier Smith. W. J. Fleming, .\Ilr
WJ. J. Fleming, Mrs. Janie MeClintock
Mrs. lie lIlakely. 1Rev. 1. N. K(ennedy
Lrs. I. N. Ncnnedy, W. T. Blakely
Mrs. W. J. JHryson, .\irs. W. ?M. Mryron
.\I r . L. I tunter, 'liss Kara laddon
\Miss Margaret 1Dyrd. Mirs. T. P1. lyrd
Mis Lizzl Craig, Miss elce Craig, L
'. llakely, E. T. 1'lakely, Miss Isabt
Little M.-k flryson and his Iothei
havc returnted f on Steedly's wher<
'lit y% s:i(nt a wuvEl; following the acci
dlent of .Macl's fr-ar-lined limb.
Amm ti the teachers who hav(- re.
iuryd fo' .1 .the holidayvs aro .\isse,
n-h *yr,~ F-liz:lath'i Ilag .\lami
d. . -lgare i a~l:ely, Isabel 'Com
to1 and Mi.. c(o. ilgan.
Gr-v . .\. S.xtoni will Imove to hi
lew field of Labor early in the year
Our comunitnni y will miss Ii m atnd ht
Mr. w. .F mn has the ynt
of thc :ntir- conmunit in his o
'iow lig Newu Y~ork teru('('ry ira
lieeps Downa Rats
\'00ona & ('o., Iutter' & Chees
Merchants, New York City, says: "
it'qep HlAT-SNAP in otir cellar all th
i.i It keep dlown rats We bu~
t by the gross, would not lbe withou
it.'' larmers uise RAT-SINAP becau~s
.i pass up aill foodl for RIAT-SNAl
'hrte sizes. 35c, 6(>0e, and $1.25. Sobi
I ::uaranteed by Imurens Hlardwar'
Co., P'utnam'r Drug Store and Ren
Take notice that on the 29th day o
January, 1921, 1 will render a fInal a<
Count of my acts and doings a-s Admin
Istrator of the estate of. Jane Presic'
dieceaswd, in the oflice of the Judge o
Priobate of lauirens county, at I
o'elock, a. m. and on the same da:
will apply for a final dIischar'go froui
my trust as Admniistrator,
A-ny per-son ind~ebte'd to said estate
hr notiflid and r'e-tiired to make pay
mltn t on that ulate; and all verson;
hiaving claims against said estate' wil
present them onl ori before said date
duly proven or' be forever barred.
A. C. TODD),
Administriator- (with will annexed)
Dec-. 29, 1920.--i mo.
State of South Carolina,
County of laturens,
(.ity of Laure'ns.
Deu IT ORD)AINMD)J by the City Coun
e-il of the City of Ijaurens:
See. I. That all able-bodied matl
re dnsof the (City of Laurens, be
tenthe ages of IS and 50 years
shall each pay a per' capita tax, fo:
st reet inmprovemenints, the suml of $2.01
on or before the 1st day of Marel
1921, and all Persons failing to pa:
utald street tax on or before that dat
shall pay to the City Clerk the sun
of $4.00 as such stree~t taxes, and faill
lng to do so shall, upon conviction
b~e puniflshed as othe(rwise. 'provided ha
th' City Ordinance.
Ione and ratified by the fity Coun
i'il o' rlurens and the corporate sea
ef the sa id City of' Lautri-n hereto af
fixed this the 11th day of November
A. F). 1920, and in the One Jiundre<
and Forty-fifth year- of the Sover'.
(ignty and Indlepe)nden(ce of the Unitei
I hereby announce niysef a candi
date for Mayor of Laurens and 'pledge
myself to abide by the results of the
JOHN A. FRANKS.
I hereby announce myself a candi
date for Mayor to fill out the un.expired
term of W. R. Richey, Jr., resigned,
.and pledge myself to abide by the re
suits of the Democratic primary.
C. R. BISHOP.
I kereby announce myself a candi
date for the offiee of AMayor to'fill out
the unexpired term of W. R. ]Richey,
Jr., and pledge myself to abide by the
results of the Democratic primary
election. W. ii. DIAL.
I hereby announe inyref a candidate
for Mayor of Laurens. and pledge my
self to abide by the results -of the
Democratic primary. !1HIL D. li:FF.
I heieby an:nounee myself a candi
date for' Mayor of Laurens arnd pledge
myrelf to abide by the results of the
GEO. C. HO0PEINS.
SPECI.AL NOTICES. I
t-or Rent-Th:. hor fari. D.
A. Earksdal-. 24-It-c
For Rent-The i!. S. Kenndy farm.
Mrs. H. S. Kennedy. 24-it-c
Miules for Sale-One pair; "'bek mare
miules, sevcn year1 old, weight about
-. pounds. One pair bay mare
tiles, eight years old, wcght about
I 1.50 pounds. Prices right. See or
-write me. J. M. Madden, Laurens, S.
C.. Rit. 4. 24-It-pd
No(ice-I ar., still noving houses.
A~n ready for yours. C. A: Owens,
Clinton, S. C., lit. i. 34-4t-pd
For Sale-Midwc-st 'TIaiTOliS
(tractors) brand new $250.00 f. o. b.
Savannah, Ga. Address '"Tractor"
Postoflice, 3ox ',3, Laurens, S. C.
Lost.--Bull dog, male whte with
large brown spot around :one eye.
Namecd Bull. RWoAard. Notify Thos. F.
Jones, at lUuren; lotel. 23-2t-I)d
For Sale.-Dry o-k wood. eut and
split for grates or stor(s. .10 per
cord delivered. 1. 11. T. TAidil Barks
dale Station. 2"-"t-pd
Farms For Rent.--1 haic two pice
farms for rCnt with g;ood buildings
and new dwclings. 1). E. Todd.
For Rent-Good four o-. five horse
farm, known as Dr. C. A. Saxon home
place. See J. M. Philpot. 22-3t
Wanted--To buy one ;.eacock and
two hins. M. L. Copeland. 22-tf
For Sale-One now Ford tourinq,
ear. Clyde T. Franks, at Faiimers Na
tional bank. 21-tf
For Sale.--One second-hand mahog
any case piano in t:u(l cond"i:'on. J.
S. Machen. 21 -;)t
For Sale--Si:s hor'-ewer ganoline
engine. Waterleo nmakc. corlianrtively
ncw. Price .-75 D. K. Todd. 21-it-pd
For Sale--I have for sale five good
mules; will sell at half the prire that
stock dealerr wil charge you. See me.
I will give you t<:rm.s. D. E. Todd.
Now on iand-Ilunchi cf .fresh
horscs and ma res. Come and see
them at old rtand in Lau';W. W. H.
Pilcture .Fritnes--Any m.0z, both
.-quare and oval with plaiii or convex
glass. Good assortr ipnt picture
nmoulding just received. Nicholsc Stu1
Rube er protectors for swimmers
and persons who have their hair
shampooed have, been invented by a
Plies Cured in 6 to 1 4 D~aya
~rugh~ ts refund mioney if PAZO OINT MP.TN faiP
score sch.ri. ,i;riDnkedtmj or I g~dnPale.
.astantly relicves Itching Pilen, ayou cW
estful A Ceen after lte flust nplPDi ~ . Price"
The annual meeting o he r~tock
bolders of Enterprise Nati djal Blank et
Laburens4 will bo held in o ces of EhA
te-rprise National tilnk: Tue'sday,
January 11, 192'1, at 11 o' ock.
C. Hi. 'ROPE~ iCashier.
N. B. D)IAL, President. $ -11
Notiee of the City Clerk a Treasum~e
The cfty tax books will, pen at the
City Clera's ottice on the first day o1
January, zor the paymnent, i taxes for
1941, and will romain o4 ungl the
irti, cay of March, whic4 is theelst
city for the payruentt of tees without
peniasty and executaon, un as the time
- ~ e-xtended by tne City Ouncil. At
ter .\arch lst there wvill a penalty
. d.,s of fif teen per t, on- total
arnrt 01 taxes UUe, aI o) execution
as pirov ided by law to tub~ amount of
$2.:i&; therefore, it is urked that all
persons who have city t( es charged
to thenm, pay them beforks March 1at.
if possible, attend to it when the
books are first opened atd avoid any
The law holds that the ~ersonowrl
-u ing roperty ont tho first ay of Jatiti
ary imust pay the tax, therefore, there
can be no transferring or ptroperty on1
-the city tax books. If a person' seus~
bi iroperty after Jfanuary first, and
prior to Mtarch list, not having ,paid
tax on It himself, should pay same, be
(:ausie it is chargedl up to himi as hav
ing evwnedi the same 0on January lst,'
then i. become: arbitrary wit., him
self and11 the putrehr' r as to whether
e r not he, is refraum.'cd to that extfent.
Special I icense or- Tax
Th3bs tax must po'ltively be paid by
I',an-,ar'y !."th. Ilear in mind! that you
are prvinr thIn tax to cndlu( t a bush
neC' within thi'- 'ic for the y.ar 1921,
n'.'1 unflt-n this ~A' is Iai', VcuI (an>'
STANTFI? W CRFgS.
(itv Ct rt: art Jd Tresur-.
WOOD SAWING MACHIiE
De not forget that hen you buy our Type "\\"' Drag Saw ma
chine, cnt of which yZ have seen in the paper, that you buy one
with Bosch Magneto, and which alone sells for obout$40.00. This
machine is also controlled by lever and Friction Clutch, which pro
vents stopping of Engine every time you wish to stop the Saw.
An-1 last but not least this Machine sells for NO more than the ma
fl.ines that are not equ'pped with Bosch Magneto, and do not have
COLUMBIA SUPPLY COMPANY
92" West (ervals St. Columbia, S. C.
For Real Tire Repairing
RIM CUTS, BLOWOUTS
REATREDING A SPECIALTY
City Vulcanizing Station
AT CITY FILLING STATION
Follow Lincoln's Example
Furnish Yourself and Family With
Subscribe, and renew your subscriptions to your
favorite nAwspapers and magazines. I represent
one of the largest Subscription Agencies in the
United States and can furnish you with any maga
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Do Not Overlook This, Subscribe or Renew Now
At Post Office A. D. Putnam
Worsted Heather and Mercerized Lisle
FryoXr FAtcToRYv To UsiFR
SPtECI A L 0FF E R V%
To introduce .'ajtitjbt Chiei I" Men,. Hah iffe. W 1 ill Mall,
POstlpaid, to aniy Address
llox of 'nix PaI's .\lRCi R 71.i to:- $2.25.
Box of twcelve pairs MBiRCERiZlI) for .<.25
I~o dow.n or more at $4.00 per dozen.
Jiih-splice i ed and To, i oubie sole, (;-ARANTI*:D To
izes1 9 1-2 to 11) 1-2. in Bla'k, White, Navyv, Pearli, Smoke Tani
*(!ordocva, (Green, Palnm Beach,)Bvaver.
TirESE SOCK(S RETAIL AT 60e to 73e pe ar
"(TAJA (HIEP" WORSPED: fEATH ERi iiALl' HOSE are also
'Box of Three pair for $2.50. nox 01' six pan- for $4.50. Box of
twelve pa~r for .98.50. Two dozen or more at $8.25 per dozen.a
These sox nre guaranteed)to give tnatisfactory wvear. Sizes '91-2
to~ 11 1-2, in Pawn. Green and Brown Heather rnlxtures. These are
thxe popular weight worsted Heather that are ao popular for low
.:hoe,; and are stziH retailing 'or $1.00 to $1.50 per tpalr.
SOrder 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 table.
We have gone through our Hos
jery stoCk again and adjsd
prices in keeping with the present
A clean cut is made in all Sheet.
ings and Domestic goods.V
A reduction is seen in Sweaters
and all Knit Goods at
W. G. Wilson & Co.