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AlVE)TTISING PilNTING COMPANY
Laurens, S. C.
Advertising Itatot,1 .a .\pplientionl.
9hituaries and Cards of Thanks: One
Cent a Word.
Enteretl at ti: posto:lice at laurens,
i. C., as seotli cltss maiSil maItti.
M i.. S. C.. F EBl. I.lu?
An i:1n vat i in lite on1t h - Caro
ltna ta Syvtem was steli ill tie as
Io)hv the 'Senlate or t.ie" inher-litancve
1h1 \d lertiset i.s intdispo.:< to ex
press itself defiitely at tis vritinIg
(n the ' roIISed l w sit ! eI I it is yet
suje to Ic 4 ameimnits which I may
make it aill; 1( ' Inl prin ciple Iow
ever!. \We helit'vt ililind ndors'e a filodl
(ratte ttx itn inlheritanlts.
There is mnw unldisputled advanltage
inl thle :1rollised tax --that it does not
ill1so t* hilltdell oil allyolle; onl thle
contr'ary, it offers thrlolighJ its revelille
relief to those Iltarte'rs at present ov
It is no mnore lin1jist to deprwive all
be- O part of Iis pIrolrty Itan it is
for le :iItate to adopt aty otthe i eas
UV(, o1' a a' m It Lis rather, more
r1:C!,onnHe anld righit to lax anl inheri-:1
-e ;;:ne,- that proinloty hias received
dur1ing thle life tilme of thle o Iwn r all1
(IhI protectionl which the( State coulld
T.l-: FORiI ) OF'~ 1:1
1T1e problem of Ienry Fti's offor
,r .\ltsele Shoals resolves itself inlo
the Ittestioln whether tle people If the
U'nited States ar pgoing to foot the
Ill (or. the wat-timtie ontstruction of
thle big riVer dam11 Or AVhethier thle forl
tilizer i anuftiatttctirters aret to pay tor it.
If the gove tn mlenlit accepts the ord
offer, it means, if we 0nderlstand the
proposition correctly, that th farmiers
may he able to secure nitrates at less
cost than they do froi ma tnu factur
er's. Mr. Ford being able to operate his
ptlai at 1 low cost because the people
will have alrtady paid for its building,
r. Ford paying for only part of it.
Tll1, of course, acts as a sibsidy to
While the farime's and the ultblic are
thus making use of their investieit,
getting plrobably a reasonable return'tt,
the fertilizer people, who are tax-pay
(MrS as well as atiy of ts, and who
employ a lremm ef Inrtv
payers, Will have their businiess and
properties cither willed outt or seil
ouisly criipled. Thus tie profit to the
publi by .the acceltance of the Ford
plan will 'be partly or entirly offset
by the losses of another important in
dust r- --a ease of robbitig Peter to pay
Bttt, in retturnl for thle grteatt subidiy
wvhich Mi'. Fotrd asks thle govternmnt.t
to give hinm he otnly proi ses to try3
to prtodue fertiIizets at a reduced
price. i hlie siceeds, it will only pe
bly reanLIi of the subsidy amfl' ztt the
ex penise .o( thle fert ilizer m'nanutfactuor
er'a. If hio fails, the sutbsidy atnd the
fertiIi zet' miti antiaet's tvill bothi he
gotne and noebody btenel ttid butt Mr.
F'otrd, whli will still have thle plan t for'
other private uses.
No d(libt the fertI iier' mnutttfactuitr
ers ate malinag a strenituous fIght.t
suenim'o I ho m1easuri tan td arte ma intlain
Ing it itowerful lobby in oplpositiont.
But, ther ('tCis not tmote reasotn to qutes
tct thbeiri industrty thatn there is in
quettstionling Mrt. Ford's, 'who (Is at
.otetIitg to get it away fromt them.
'lTetr Is -hardly a tes peetablle indus
t ry itt Sotuth (Carol ina otr in the ntiont
thatit has n'ot it 101bby in C~ol utmb:a or
A few dollara diff'eretnce in thte cost
of fert IIl'zgrs is not thle farmner's pirob
lemt. Hihs. ptroblem Is tnat of beintg
or'ganiz.ed- atgainst. I!~cry lndtustry in
the cottr-y, from the gover'nmentt wIth
its intiqittotus tariff law, Ott downi the
lineo is organized to "maintain the
American standard of living" at -the
expense of the fariner', paticutlarly
the sotuthiern farmetr, who isn't sup
1)0sed to have any standlard of living.
Not until f~trm wvages r-' 'in a neatret
or' come into his own. Trhis appear's to
.be a distaht hope wvhen Samnuel (lom
pers can dominate an a.c:s.tural ?c..
TPhe Wednesday club will meet with
Mrs. J. 'H. Teagute Fiebruary 1st, at
As this meeting we begin oir musi
cal 'progranE and lie subjects for this
afternoon's discussion will beo as fol
Developnigt of Churoh -Music Un
Music ofithe -Master Composers.
Hymn W'itets and Thefi' Most F1a
RtS. S. 'H. TA1PLIGMAN,
~ ' Secretary.
Misses Weathers Entertali
One of the most enjoyable parties
of the season was the party given by
Misses Marjorie and Eunice 'Weathers
in honor of the 10th grade class of
Hlckory Tavern school, op the even
ing of January 21st, beginning at 7:30,
The guiests %which iiinmbered twenty
four, were asked to enroll in the "Gool
Timiie College", after having been thor
oughly exatitned by Pres. W. C. Feen.
After the enrolllmiii" t therei'E was a
KIneral reception to all members.
I'rizes for tle best talkers were given
to Afr. l''red Abererombie b (and Miss
Th classes werNe organized ~and
or begill for lou ' ' I'S' (01 urse.
The(- pupib.- makhing high marks for
each year were awarded sititable prIZ
oS. After, the <-omipetition of seiiior
year there was a lestini g of senses.
Next camie 1wardilg of diplomlas to
31is (erLtie Holt; certifica:tes- were giv
el to Miss M-ll0 Aheierombie andl Mr.
Ken inil Sunmerel. Delightful re
frieshments Were served during the
The recepV;tionl roomn was attractive
ly decorated inl plirple and gold, class
colors, and the favors were small
bun iches of violets tied with gold rib
lIon. Those enjoying tile evening with
tle Nlisses Weathers, the chai rmn ing
hostesses were: .Misses Neoma Alex
aniider, Annii 'Mae Moore. Virginia .\e
Ihniel, iebecca Ael)aniel, (ertie Holt.
Saria 1ioper. elle Abercromibie, Nan
nie L.eo Thomsuon, Panelaa litls,
(hqnova Pitts . .\arle Sullivanl, Maggie
.1. .li1-eks: .lles!.rs. IBradley IN;oper, Ken
mieth Sumeliron llellams, liranik
Cirryi . J. . Suiim'rel. Roy 'iitts, \far
vi l'l ts, Sidliny Bailey, Cliary Bolt,
l l'ari for New ('omuers
I'ur attractive matr ons Who have
r'cently moved to Columbia were ion
oreo by .\lis..1E. S. Alather :with a love
ly bridge liartly of seven tables yes
terday afieroon at her home on
G reen street. These hlonor guests
.w r i'Ms. Thoinas Dean )arlington,
iorlerly of Laurens; A1rs. Charles F.
latthew alid lrs. Campbell Silmons,
formerly of Charleston, and 'A irs.
Ilenry 1). 'hillips, wife of tile new
rector of Trinity Church.
Pink carnations and jars of filower
ing plan ts adorned the rooms and af
ter the game a salad cou'se was
The score prize, a pottery jar, was
won by Mrs. F. S. Alunsell and thc
consolation, a dainty embroidered
handkerchief, fell 'c4 Alliss 'arolinie
Guignard, each of' the honor guests
being presented with a flowering
Frnjoying the game were: Mrs. Dar
lington, .lrs. .Matthow, Mrs. Simons
Airs. Phillips, Mirs. Eldinund A. Felder,
Ais. loward -St. John, Mrs. Julius St
.John, Airs. Robert A. . Cooper, A irs
Wilson G. Harvey of Charleston, Airs
George L. Baker, lrs. Thomas Taylor
Jr., MNIis. Stanliope Sais, Mirs. Franik
Schirmer, Ars. James Cathcart, a
William Farber, Alis. Hlenry Fair, Al's
Rufus larnes, Mrs. Washington Clark
Mi's. Friedlerick M iunsellI, .\l ise Mlatt hiew
oif New ltruniswick, N. C.; .\l iss Cai'o
line Gluignard, Alirs. -11. (1. White, Mirs
Goodle Hioimes, .\lris. I'.- P. u erard, J.1'
Airs. Clint TP. G raydon, Mi's. Courtenla)
iHatemian, .\irs. John Screvein of Savan-.
niahi, Mi's. -Will11am Simiplsomn ando Alria
l eniriy 11. lticha rdson. Mlrs. Joh11n '\M
in aft'eir cards.- -Th'le State.
Revival ser vices have been an
nlounced to begin at thle Second Bap
list, chur ich, Lanuenis Mili, nexst Sun-ii
day, the services to be lead 'by 11ev. A
M. Lockee, of North Carolina. Thc
pli c is iniiitedl to attend.
Mliss Thiby 'Bryant, attract ive daugh
teir f' Mi'. and Mi'rs. J. TV. Bryant, ol
Pinceton, and William II. Hunghes, a
young farmeri of the Mt. liethl sec
Ition, were happily marrIed at the.
home of the oflciatlng ninistcur, Rev,
J. 'T. T1aylor, in W'arei Shoals.
(10 NO F"ARIT1ERL
The Evkleunce Is at Your D~oor.
Laurens pr'oof is what you want and
the statement of this hIghly respected
resident wVIll banIsh all doubt:
J. W. fITenderson, S. H-arper' St.,
Laur'ens, says: "My kidneys wore bad
ly disordeird and I suffered from pains
In the small of my 'back, acr'oss my kId.
:i vys. ' .t ner vous and out of sorts,
. d y.... s dIdn't act as they
should. I would have dizzy spells and
a dlull ache in the back of my head.
Th'ero w. .. . e: Cnent in the secretions,
-- c. ,in piretty h~ad shape.
r'ead of Doan's KIdney 'Pills and
bought a box~at 'the Lauirens Druug Co.
Doan's inmedlately relieved ma~ and
ROou1 'fixed mue uin 19. fine shaipe."
NEARLJY I'OUR YEA'IS J.AT1ER,
Mr'. -Henderson said: "I~ have had no
use for' a kidney remedy since Dean 's
KIdney:'Pills cured me. I konaw Doan's
are just as represeited and hm 'gl%
to gIve another endorsement'," .
600, at all dealers. Foster-Milburi
Co0., nifra., Buffalo, I-j.
When th %Ihg Tilps.
When the klnr:'o6 England -goes to
stay with one of hi* subjeq p there is
ua fixed rule for is tIp .jQ~ ragtier
his ;egtierry, 1e4 lij~lJ ouse
tton anomr the saff,
* 0 .e. .e. .
* Local and Personal Mention *
* *S S 505* B S S S S e 55...
Dr. W. R. Wlnter, of Austin, Texas,
Is visiting Mr. and Irs. E. P. Minter.
Ir. Thos. C. Bolt is spending some
time in Atlanta on business. .
Alr. Al. 10. AlcDaniel, Jr., of Bikom,
was a business visitor in the city yes!
Alrs. Chiles Calhoun, of G reenwood,
is spending a few days in the city with
hler. parents, Dr. and .\lrs. W. 1I. Dial.
AIr. and Airs. IEdwaid AleCtady and
little daughter spentt Studay in the
city rWith .\Ir. and .\lrs. James C.' Todd.
.\Ir. 'Faink AleCravy has returned
hoie after assisting in a very sue
cessfil revival service in Virginia.
Airs. C. I... Parker and childiren, of
Wilmington, N. C., are visiting their
inrents, Ar. and lrs. W. I. Iichey.
\I r. andl Mr's. T, '31. Divver aid lit
Ile son, of Anderson, spent colUie of
days in the city with relatives the first
of- the wveek.
'riend of Judge It. C. Watts will
he glad to learn that he is showing
considerable improvemient at. the hos
pital in Columbia.
Ilr. it. P. E1vans, of Arkansas, is
stopping at the Laurens lotel. le is
here in the interest of the Arkansas
Alr. and Airs. kl,. C. Barksdale and
Aliss Lucia lia rksdale attended the
Billy Sunday meeting In Spa-tanburg
Sinday. rtturn ing .\londay morning.
.liss Flora. Bennett, of O. W. C., is
spending several days in the city with
her pa ronts. .\ir. and lrs. .1. S. Ben
nett, followin g a slight operation for
.\I-ss. alj etis ll ughies and Calvin
Treague, seniors at Davidson college,
are spending the ev'mination period
in the city with their parents, having
boon exempted from examinations by
high marks in their monthly reports.
Demcratie C (lin MI(ef ing
A meeting, of the Dlemoeratic Club
of the city of Laurens is hereby called
to meet at the Court .llouse Wednes
day afternoon, (today), leb. 1st, at
four o'clock. The purpose of tihie meet
ing is to reorganize an( arrange plans
for the municipal primary election.
I. E, IIAIMi, Pres.
AilSON LEIC, Secretary.
Nugotlatlous with War Departietit at
End. Veeks lVIII Report.
Washington, .Jan. 27.-Four develop
ments of outstanding importance
narked progress today in the Mluscle
Shoals negotiations and brought to a
close tae negotiations between war do
parttient officials and representatives
of III-ry PoId which have extended
over a pieriodl of more than six months.
V. 11. .layo, acting for .r. Fod,
dlelivered the signed contract proposal
for purchase and lease of the iitrate
and1( water power projects made by the
I)etroit manifacturer to the war see
rotarty in the afternoon, thbus ternii
nating the negotiations -between the
dlepartmet and Mr. Ford.
Senator Uniloderood of Alabamn,
after it conference swith Secretary
Weeks, (litring wvhiich he asked app~rov
al of the contract, announced that lie
was "quite suret" the secretary would
subm tiit a report to cotigress express
inig a "friendly indotrsemnent" of the
dlocutment and proposal it embodi(l ed.
cr ietar i3 Weeks Continued wor~k of
drtafting the repoit for conigrdiss and
infortmed c'allers at tie depatrtment
hat. he would( submanit the documnent
and~ report at (lie same time, probably
..\onday of' next week.
Alhotgh thle negotiations between
the war- dela tmtien t atid Mtr. Ford wete
cotncluded today, the dlepatment still
faces work on the Muscle Shoals qtues
tion fr'om two other~i angles.
These lelude tile offer's of Fied
erick ingstruam of .Wilmington, N. C.,
atnd C. C. intkler-, of San Francisco,
bothI of iwhlich at-e in the process of
modification by thieir maker's and have
been made subject of atn announcement
biy 'Secretairy 'Weekcs to the effect that
they wvoutld he submitted to congiress
after' they wvere given final formn and
had beetn earefutlly stuied by hinm and
war- department engineers.
Polyneslans Not Dying Out,
C'onitary to opitlitr belief, the Poly
tiesian people0 as a r-ace are not dwln
dlling, butt itt- being treinvlgorated by
thte infusIon 'of alien blood. "The off
spr-ing of the mIxed marrIages are tak
lng wive's from eliong the full-blooded
binwL'.lar, strinit, tihus. proventing the
Hiawat.an blood( frotm losing its identity.
Grove's Tasteless chill Tonic restores
Energy and Vitality by Purifying ansi
Enrichingithe Blood. When. oW feel its
Istrengthening, invigorating effect, see how
it brings color to' the ,cheeks unid how
it imppowes the appetite, you will then
apiprecIate its trne tonic valuer
G(ove 4 Taatelet chill' Tonio is 'simply
lien and Quinine. suspended in syrup. 'So
pleasant even children like it, The blood
asA QUININE to Purify it and IRON to
ic it. Destroys Malarial germs and
Orp germs by its Strengthening, Invigoga
atigd Eifeot. Aao
Every man aakes i. fool of himself
occasionally, but the Wise ones are
those who don't make mistakes as
often as the others.-Atchison Globe.
$ * $ $* e e9*
$ SPECIAL NOTICES. $
; * $ * 0 * 0 8 * 8 * $ * ;
. Losi-A Winthrop ring with own
er's Iamitle oil inside. Finder please
niotify Aliss Marigaret D)unlap. 29-It
For lheit--louse on Irby Avenue
recently occtied by -J. 'e. Trevathan.
lodern conveniences. See L. G. IHal e.
Syriup-Pure Geoi.;ia cane sy ru ).
Try a gallon. Forty cents. J. A. Arm
For Sale-I'arly 1prolific long staple
potton seed, $2.00 per bushel. Early
Tl'rucker's Favorite seed corn, P1.00
per peck. Charleston and Jersey
Wakelield cabbage "lants, 20cents per
100. Three Plymouth cockerels $2 to
$5 each. Will exchange for' peas or
cane seed. Evans McDaniel, Jr., Lau
rens, lit. 4. ? 29-2t-pd
Notice-i have equipment for grad
ing cotton seed, will grade any (lay
for the public. J. A. Todd, Barksdale.
Noilee-I keep a stock of carbide on
hand all the time an(d cal save You
m1onec onl your needs. J. A. Todd,
Ilarksdale. 29-1 t-)cl
('ars For Trade---We,'lav'e one or
two good automobiles Iidlch we would
like to trade for lot in town. T. H.
Sunicrel, laaureuns, S. C. 29-it
Used Cars -heap- -We have several
Ood used cars which w -will sell
cheap or trade. Itemuen r we trade
for1 most anything. P. 13. Sumerel,
('nabbage P'lat--Charleston Wake
field amd lEurly Flat Dutch. 20 cents
aL hnlldrCed, $1.50 pe. thousand. W. 0.
Comptoi, \Ware Shoals, lit. 1. 29-it-pd
several 'I'lTousanitd11 Dollar1s to loans.
Only first mutoi gage on real estate con
sidered as security. 0. 12. Long, Atty.,
La ature'ns. 29-2t
Wllnted-To rent by a w-hite man, a
one-horse farn with 5 or 6 room house,
on shares. Not over two miles of a
cotton mill. No financial aid necded.
Would consider renting house and few
acres cash imtoithly rent, as above.
Address "O-K'd", 213 Saco St., Green
Notlee-I anm going to Florida. Leave
Iaurens at 2:10 P. M. Monday, Feb
t'uary th. All parties that are inter
ested, and can put in some cash to
help develop some vegetable and cit
rus lands, come go iwith me. "Let mc
show you." I don't pay anybody's ex
penses. If you buy from me after you
look over my land, I pay your railroad
fare both ways. See me at Probate
.udge's office. J. M. Thompson, Box
19-1, I ati rels.- 29-It-pd
For hent-iugh Gray shop pro >erty
is for rent from first of January, 922,
Call on Merchants & Farmers Bonded
Warchouse, P. A. Simpson, .Pres.
Glovernment Wagons-For Sale, or
offered in exchange for corn, oats, hay
or lumber. Wagons in goo(l -condi
tion. Dixie Ice and Fuel Co., Mlin
Wailled-Responsible parties, with
some cash to invest in a land syndi
cate in Florida where there Is no .hard
tinis, crops growing the year roiund
Come see me at Probate Judge offlice
I will show you how to make from 1OC
to 250 rc' cent on small investments,
and long term to pay for 100 acres of
fine land 6 miles from Orlando, Fla,
J. M. Thompson, Laurens, S. C., Box
19 -1. 26-5t-pd
('abamuge Pliatls-Plenty of them.
20c hundred. For sale at AleDaniel't
VulcanizIng Plant and J. C. Shell'
Wan ted-To .huy yvoura chickens and
tirrkeys at Armstrong's Mlarket. 28-51
Barred Rtock (ockerels-.\archa and
A pril hatched, $4.50 each or 2 for $8.00,
'IEggs fr'om pen No. 1 $5.00 1)er 15; pen1
Xo. 2 $2.50 per' 15; delivered -by lpar
cel lpost. Mlrs. Grover C. 'Roper', Laut
"ens 'Rt. 6. 28-5t-,pd
Jierford ('attle For Salo-Register'eu
Ilerefor'd cattle at reasonable prIces,
WV. Car'l Whaarton, \Vaterloo. 27-5t-pd
('abbatge Pianits-We grow otur
plants and ship nlice fresh lan1ts.
5,000 $4.00' 10,000 $7.50; 1,000 $1.20,
Prices F. 0. P. shipping point. Potate
andl Tomatoc plants, $1.50 for 1,000,
Kinsey ,Wholesale Plant Co., Valdosta,
FINAL SETTlLEM ENT
Tfake notlee that on the 13th (lay of
Febr'uary, 1$22, I will render a final
account of my acts and dloings as Ad
ministr'ator of the estate of Abb Welle
deceased, in the offIce of' the Judgo o1
Probante of L~aur'enn county, at 1.1
o'clock, a. mn., and on the saame day
will apply for' a fInal discharge from
my truast as Admninista'ator.
Aany per'soan indebted- td said entite
Is anotifled and refItlired to make -9y
ment on that date; and all .lpersonls
having claims against..said estate wvili
lpresent them on or' ,before said date,
duly proven or .he fot'ever bar'red.
J. S. MADDE]N,
Jan. 9th, 1922,. 26-5t..A
NOTICE OF SALE
"Isy virtue of an Execution to me di
rected in the case of -Minter Co., Plain
tiff against the.American Railway E~x
press Co., Defendant, commanding me
to satisfy the judgment in .the said
cause out of the perspnal -property of
the said American Railway Express
Co., the jud'Iment debtor, within the
aforesaid county, 1 have levied on thse
following t'escribt~fi lroperty of the
said American -Railway Emupress Co.1
the judgmnt debtor, within the coun,
ty of Laurens, to 'wit:
One (1) lockc safe, steel.
One (1) typewriter,
One (1) adding machine.
'I~wo (2) table desks,
One (1) paper or stationery case,
SAlt of which is toyv in t1ie offide of
oajd American Railway %!bapress Co.
o. 9 at Laureuns, S, C,
' a~d I will sell to the highest bidder
at pitblic outcry on the -Court Ilouse
steps, at Laurens, S, C., 'terms' cash,
the said property (so levied' upon to
satisfy the aforesaid . Execution and
co ), on 14ondy e ' ea76th, 1922,
fu ~he legal' hou's (nr salog,
2 t herlft,
24 lbs. .... .... .... ..95c 50 lbs. ............. ..$1.85
Birrel .... ..... .... ..$7.25
24 lbs. .... .... .. $1.00 50 lbs. .... .... .. $1.90
Barrel .... .... .... ..$7.50
These two Flours are manufactured by Ford Flour Co.,
and sold exclusively in Laurens by
LAURENS CASH AND CARPY
EVAl ItY SACK GUARANTEED
OWEN BROS. MA,:,;LE
& GRANITE CO.
Dealers In everything for the ceme
The largest and best equipped nion
uiental mills in the Carolinas.
GAREENWOOD, - - S. C.
This Piano Will Fill the Bill
Wurlitzer Student Piano
'THE SMALL PIANO WITH THE BIG TONE
IEIGHT 3 Ft. 8 Inches. Seven Octaves.
Built -for Schools, Churches, Music Teachers
and for Homes. Absolutely Satisfactory.
' iEconomical, efficient, beautiful, and niade by one of the largest
manufacturers of musical instruments in the world.
Write for Further Information.
O'Daniel & Reid
Clinton, S. C.
FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY,
Big Lot Ladies' Hats, worth up to
$5.98, now . . . 98c
Ladies' Tuxedo Sweaters, was $5.98,
now - - . . $1.98
Heavy full size Double Blankets $1.98
One lot of Children's Shoes, 6 to 9, $1.48
One lot of Boys' Pants, all wool, 4
to 9, now - .. .. 49c
Greenburg's Dry Goods Store
North Side of Square Laurens, S. C
Planters" Fertilizer &
Goods For Sale
I have just returned from Charleston and
I find we are in better position to accommo
date the merchants and farmers in upper
South Carolina than we have been before. I
have secured an office in the Lairens Na
tional Bank Building. My phone No. is4 13.
You can call any day in the week and leave
your wants at this phQne or at the bank and
it will get prompt attention.
Here are some of my agents:
Butler Boyd, Clinton, S. C.
Geo. -Blakely, Oia, S. C.
Henry Raswi', CrQss Hill, S. C.
P. N. Boozer, Chippeils, S. C.
M. W. Gray, Owings, S. C.
J. C. Smith, Wateeloo, S. C.
Rex Lanford, Waterloo, .
Givens & Thackston, Fon -4 C
a/e~~pit Sh84"fg C .
W. Carl Wharton, La'ken
W. CARL WHAEN
* W~tqloe9 4V.?K.