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Subscription Price $1.50 Per Year
Payable in Advance
A DiVElT'i'isINi lI'NTING COMPANY
1.nurels. S. C.
Adetiim iirtate.s ont Applicatlin.
%liltuaries :l Curds of Tlianks: Ono
Cent a Word.
MAtered at the postoilice at Laurens,
C., as second class mail matter.
1. ki V i : N S . C., 31AR11 1-2, 1922.
Te' AdVeri hs on sort ral ocea
sionls in his 4Olilii m o(i the
iieed of r(.:'aniztiont tiont fir ers,
and is (1dos(I the 113ln of I lie
,0111th CarIolin ('1ot tor (l rower..' Co
c rative .\ssoclation.
Tlhl net'd of ml aitz ioni gei eral
l (dmit Ii. ht what or"a1niza1tion
en supply the, need of pr(olt of
1in ~ ~ ~ r 1! vo 1~ ie alonle Io deter
mi '. ThIe .\ Avo0 ti1 r I krd re (.all s
Y I X Ii f I I
t t1 111 1
hohlin t e r nty nxt 1.'Iliday. ann~
cann'tttclrtnt to an tir
of'i ic, n i he r of
N ' Td P his a o .: a
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I~~~~~~~~~~11 Ia11vrsretaa tci 1 ili i x i
1 Harteratio t ll d
ew vthi'e fo hIs arienr for itsl
a o iea nlin.hm\) \lt'oi ha s W iar
- ~ ~ i aodn or anan-I
h f' h 11h imil this
e h a a r1-0eta oil o i -ina
n ~ ~ ~ .1( ovr toeai n<Nhange
for cnunli. produce., inthiinto thle
I sn a with wichl 1: he c ha ,I arad(Iy
beein iu . r hat of te o l la ris
Sern". :nd tho sell. a(ency of a fer
lugwil hus th goerytl piesalh
!~". 101 em Crn.
''ilo !!uh Cay proptit oIn South
Ilar1per tstree t :,!nd after maing' extenl
1)v1 kaltera wll ithe hld-so
ingszk thiel fo hi varied business.
Oe of t e langs MrWartsn harris
ithattof nh for all Couine
ofrednee, Shren awfater adill find a
rea3dy mlarket for. whiatever products
hie lmay desire to sell. Another buld.,
Ihn will house the grocery establish
ment Whore aly products In the orig
Mil WamCages will be Sold.
Another of Mr. Whatln's p1lans Is, to
mak1e thlis, city the headqularters for
ofthe Harris Slarings products. o la rris
pr"w S not a new veniture, said M.\
of larri:~s Sninsn watr Misnd giner fag
well and Bcatrice Teague will he con
neetedl witih the offiee as stenographers.
A lHUSINE1S$ ST.\TE31MENT
A HUMAN 1)O(C'MENTF
The butsiness statemient of the Met ro
111o lt 1dfe Insurt a nce Coinpany for
1921 eontaoins interesting matter not
generally found in the statement of a
fInancial corporation. It relates to the
human side of a great business. The
Company's assets aie motre than one
billion, one hundred and fifteen mil lion
(dollars and its plolicies onttstandling
are more than twent y-tive and~ a half
millions. Many people h'oldl more than
one policy and the best estimate (of the
Company is that this number of poli
cies insurecs, in round numbers, nind
teen mil lion individuals. As over twen
ty million of the r.:olicies are -the so
called industrial, on which premiums
collected weekly by Agents 'who call at
the lpolley-hlders~i' hemos, this given to
a ~ Company wvith the financial strength
of the Me: -oaolitaii tn opportunity for
heal-th and welfare work. The state
menit published shows how the Comn
va-ny has atccepted this opportunity.
'Whilo the year 1921 in the popular
mint. is eunt down -:. ' a
iness, life inrsuratnce h ... .., ..x
ception. The Metropolitan again held
the. reord among 'all comon''* '' t
wortd in 1921 -w'.h $1. 3
indtine. placed on the books, i-tp
a~ott increasied more 'than 'one hun
dred and thirty ,million dollars, and
its -inoonte .Waa"38$;462,919 more than
it was In 1920;
8rnnyyears the Comlpany's prin
cipal business was Indiustrial-small
pOR ics gdnerally hel4 by tb9 working
mnn .jmorlea'and .t1eir fijntied. Brit
lao e s~poalled Ordinhgry insurance
etiar9ea Prhhnij nata nnadstpeW*Iy,
'fTIRFE CANDIDATES ANNOUNCE'
Candidates are Announied for Com.
3issloners of Public Works.
Three candfiiates are in the field
for Commissioner;s of public works,
Ilaces provided for the City of Lau.
rens by the last legislature and elec
tiont on w h ich Iv ill be held April 11th.
.. Lamar Smuith and W. It. MeCuenI
announce themttselve. In this issue of
The Advertiser and L'. G. Balle is an
nounced by friends. Three conmis
sioners are to be elec'p'd. They are to
take office as soon after the new city
adlniistratin has been elected asi can
cUnveniently be arrtanged.
Laurefnx (;!!. 1lionored.
.\t a recent meeting of thestudent
body at Winthrop college, Aliss A~lattie
Sui Wofford of 1,aiurvns county, was
'!uceted president, of the4 'Stluient Gov.
ernment association For the year 1922
192:1. 'I'lTis t tle iighest hoor wich
the stuidcnt body at WilnlthrOop can
e1ow, an d Mia Wolford h; receiving
the coigratillations of her L:iurens
frientds in securing the honor again for
this cotity. L:iurens county has hpd
thet honor thrf , times; in the history
of W i1j4, Miss Alyra Wolord being
te fir..ut and ~\i arh ranks,.
wh; II t i Ia :ti \ ou \\ fo I (I S Iv
. \;'f,-di:S dii agh terI
ier ('otm ali.,oners;
n h s . n iat
w, 1'c t~~
or( IN ('.i
'11! .1 ( l' : i
144' .8 4,,' 4 41!, '. huis (,\LI : .111'I
hit who piro.', by :i su'perior utaIr-4
stan in::raiss hi pow rs o :I level
with the heilght of 11ho sur rior 1uinir
StIanigia thant lo iuaeits \-.i :1.-Eilituind
V.\ N O F C'IR.AY (O'tT
i.mt' d a1i t (-'ray ('ourt. S. (', i the
close of bisine:Ss 31arelh 10,.2
l ES)t'it( CEI
-nand ,i'isountI ..
Overdrafts, .. .. .. .. I:1I1(k
Honds and Stoekis Owned b
the la'n k ..,..j.....
Furnitu:tro and Fixtures ,016
Hanking Ilouse . . . .. . .750.00
Other Iteal li';tate 0.wined 1,000.00
Duo fropti ha nk1; and 1llink
vri -19 1 .!Act
Citrrency .'. t100
Silv i Other Coin . I 1 0.2
Chleekii and C ish 1items .. 76.52
Tot a!..... ..... .. ..$., O 7 8.7
(apital Stock Paid In . . ,000.00
Surplus lund........ 25,000.00
Undivided Profilts, less Cur
rent Expenses and Taxes
Paid .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .11,875.15
Dividends 'npaid :12.00
Ilndividual Doposits Subject
to Check .. ..$51,908.17
Saving. Deposits.. 12.58
Time (e tificates of De
I,:os ... .. ... :10,900.09
C-ashier's Cheeks 60.77 82,881.6
Iillus Payable, inelutditng Cetr
ti flcates fotr Money lHor
rowe .... . .... . .. 10,000.00
State of' South Car'olina,
County of Lautrens.
Befor'e tme came C. D). Gray, Casn
ler' of the above named bank, who, be.
ing dnii y swotrn, says that the abov'e
and foregoing statement is a trite cotn
diltion of said batnk, as shtown by the
boo0ks of said bantk.
C.D. GRA Y.
Swotrn to and sutbscr'ibed before mue
this 18th (lay of March, 1922.
W. HI. McCAIN,
Correct Attest: Rt. 'L. Gray, S. D).
Martin, S. Rt. Gray, Directors.
Statemetnt of the Cotnditiont of the
Located at Gray Court, S. C., at the
(close of buasintess March i1, I922.
Loans andl D)iscounts .. . .$119,721.7t>
IHonds andl Stocksi Owned
by thte Bank.........100.00
Ftutnitutre and IKixtutres .. 4,928.20
IHank ing liontse. . . .. .. ..,129.25
Due from Banks and Bank
ers . .. .. . .. . .. 5,651.87
Currency .... ..........1,032.00
ilvetr and~ Other Coin .. .. 50.91
Checks and Cash Items .. 220.08
Car.:ltal Stock .Paid In~ .. .. $ 50,000.00
Surplus Fund .. .. ........5,000.00
Undivided Profits, less Cutr
rent Eixpenses andi Taxes '
Paid.. .... .. .......2,122.48
Dividends Unpaid .........30.00
~1/lii-' D)eposits Subject
-...... .. ..$3,242.02
Time Certificates of De
1pos1t . . . . '.,. 31,592.79
"'' "' 'ie ' . 278.80 68,113.61
.y '' '"luding Cer
t.ilicates f'or Moyiey Bor
rowed ...... .... .....12,500.00
State of South Carolina,
County of L.aurens.
Before me came A. M, .Owings,
Cashier of the above naned lynk~, who
,being duly sworn, says that tiho above
ttm.- foregoing satpmen't Is- a true cone
dillon'-of said' bajf. 1ta shoawn 'by te
book4.of sai~ bani~
T 4. 'M. OWINGS.'
EtWorion dU1sertIl b~io rn
this 16th day of ar /1b2,
8PECIAL NOTICES, S
Plenty of Coal--Gray Fuel Co., at
,aurens Gin & Fuel Co., phone 229.
For Quick Srvice-Stop at the Ben
.ary Garage, next to Dew Drop Inn.
,ee our, Catterpillar Retread-makes
Ild tires last as long as now. 36-4t-Id
Eggs For lHatching--S. C. Rhode Is
and Reds, sired by Fitzmaurice cocks.
same strain as won grand prize at
at state fair. Record hatches this
wason. $1.50 1per setting. Chance to
'et high class eggs at reasonable
)rice. .1. F. Illackmon, Watts1 Mills.
F-or Sale--About 100 bushels Gowans
suix- Stle It Cotton 01 eed 1and 50 bushels
.f corn in the ear at Madden. Mrs.
Luc1ial 11. Culbertson. :3 6- tt-p d
Trespass Noti-it-All personis are
iy for bidden ito huntli, fih or ther
kvime tresplass onl the 1:nds known ats
lie Ibla Jlones place. People pre par
iculeriy v.a ned against trespassinlljg
i the asture, both that parit which
I own and that which I ren1t. G. Wash
oi -o3g. 3 - I t -))I
Fin 311t , ClIc heap---One hlarge, young
nae mul chealp. Sou nd and seimi ble.
A -ra. I quality mule at a low price. T.
I". Sumtll rel. 36-It-1)d
Seed I'oitoes--l have 70 or1 80
bl.t Porto Rico reed intatoes,
lu ifroinl vinte ),(wen 0. K'd. by slm
,nl coibf'V. i1.:11'. See mne Irn
F11 ; Int IQp i:,%, National . 1'anic. . Y
I .2po A a kt uii '1-i n -
l--' :r p::tou , at s.25
*ehu ! livem'11~L ii iun'n. 41
li~-U i 'i :out tir it $1:I
Iut , n : .n l- i
d , 1 c ' - I I .) M ( I - i i i
-.C - I.t !-1 Span h pt-ant
hC: b. " l I
Iv. 1,i r of h: lf-soled :;hoes
r : Owner iniy have
uile bii'c'dent ling stui' n i l- for this
Idai ii' tm n: I:hii I iiu -le l l-nd
I 1*'! e 1 l- ail a o-I i' -h 1 r , 1ad rd -
nut lo :.. A, o into rested in hi, -
wo r 11:1nber tra1%Ct4.. 11. W. Walkhe r
m o., ainbury, N. ('. :v -t
.'14111-y to I oa-I On impr-oved farml
Ind city property for a1 period ofyer
Jtsee and one-hal1f per cent inter
,s t. Bomnar, Osborne! & l'rown. ..t
.rneyff, Spar1tanlburlg. S. C. :I--tf
Governmwent Wagons-For Sale, or
offered in exchianige for corn , oats, hay
,)r lumber. Wagons inl gool condi
Lion. Dixie Ice aI Fuel Co., Clin
For Salv--Two llengcle bitches, I1I
liontls old. RInniiing good. .1. Wal
vr Moore', I.alrells, it. 4. . :-1t-pd
For Saie-50 or 10o bushels Web
)er's No. .2 long staple cotton seed,
me year from Coker. Seed ol' 1290,
selected and1 all right. Will pro
Wuce a1s m11uch0 cotton as any other seed
vith proier care. Dr. Long says "One
f the best varieties for upper part of
tate." Price $!.50 peri bushel. See
)r. W. 11. Dial, AIlrens. 35-3t-i)d
For Snles-!ggs from heavy laying
train of prize winning Rhode Island
leds, $:.00 per setting. 13 of these
IIIl lets laid 351 eggs 1:1 December. W.
Y. Whitehead, 254 Gordon street,
)hone .112. 25-2t-pd
"41"s 1"(r Sal4Q-PurIIe Rhode1 ISlnd
ted. 15 for $1.00. J. C. Shell, Lau
For Sale-ly property on Sullivan
treet, consisting of t-room lbrick
o 01t5e, large garden, orcharid, garage,
tc.; several vacant lots and 0 cot
ages. Will sell at reasonable iprice,
mart cas'h, balance with good security.
dirs. J. J. !'luss, .P. 0. Box 4185, Bra
lentown, Fin. 35-tI
Wanited-Solicitor' to handle the
auindry agenlcy for us in Laurens.
sanitary Cleaning Co., Newberry.
Wanted-Every family in) Laurens to
(fnOW that we dlo finiished family wvash
It to cents per' pound. We also do
lycing, driy cleaning, steam cletining,
~leaning andI blocking of hiats. .Our
ruck is in your city daily. Saititary
Ilenning Co., Newberry. 35-2t-pd
Chi!ckenis--Bring your chickens to
\~rmtsr'ong's .\arket. 20e her l:ound
'or lhens, 10c per' pound for roosters.
\rmstrong's Market. --35-5t-p~d
NOT[CE OF ELECTJION
state of South Carolina,
County of Laiurens.
Notice is hereby given that. an elcc
:ion for Mayor and Aldermen of the
i1ty of Laurens, and for three Comn
nissioners of Public Works wvill be
'iold in the City of Laurens on Tuecs
lay, tihe 11th day of April, 1922.
The polls will open. at the hour of
So'clock in the forenoon and close at
the hour of 4 o'clock ha tihe afternoon.
>No person shall be0 allowed to vote at
said election who shall not have regis
tered with the Municipal Syupervisor
if Registration as required by law.
The polling pr'ecincts and managers
:f the election at the different pre
aincts are as follows:
For -Ward One--Voting place at
City Clerk's . office. Managers: J. F,
Bolt, J. E. Tollison and J. D. Watts.
For Ward Two-Voting lacet ..at
Switzer's stor'e. Managers:Jeff D.
Sexton, J. HI. Cunningham, Carl Roper.
For Ward Three-Votings. .pl-tee at
iLaurens Cotton Mill store. Mianagers:
Jim I,'is, Walt HIellamis, Horuace
For WVard Four-Vot4ng place Art
D'avis-Rlcior' Comnpany store. Man
agersu: J. C. Wasson, John.'W. Fowlei,
For Ward Five-Yoting place1 at
Jonle-Tay1ioy Company store.. .- 1an
Rgels: T. W.drick, Re F. Jones,
For Wad Ox.Voting -plado aj,
teuidence of James W. Dunklin. Main
Agers ,,y 1%tchoe, James Card
'At' the close' of tJteeltr,3b
~iignagere Will. as&g'tai 'te rea
returtt thee# %,t16t1We Ote '
>t tli'CityM ~Irdn* as lequ r t1 y
31fy Ent Chicken
10ither tprompted by the slogan "Help 1
us so that we may help others," or by
expectations of an excellent dinner, 0
expectations which were fully real-, B
Ized approximately 250 people patron- s
ized the ladies of the Methojlist ehurch '
when they gave a chicken dinner last !
Thursday. According to reliable re
ports the 250 diners were consider
ably "fed II)" when they left the scene
Civic Leaigue Meeting
The members of the Civic League
in Ward Ond are requested to meet at
the home of Mirs. S. 1). Childress, Wed
nesday afterinoon at four o'clock.
Meetiug of U. ). C.
Mirs. W. 0'. Lancastjer will be hostess
to the .1. 13. le'shaw 'chapter IT. D. C.
on the birthday of Gen. Wade llamp
ton, Tuesday, Mlarch 2Sth, at four
MISS AINNll UAIII, See.
Will Meet . A ppolit Ieit
Rev. C. T. SqIires will meet his ap
poitimlnt at the Dorroh 'reshyterian
(ur' h at G :1y Cour t x.S idayi
afrnoonnat u o'clock.
Stops Hair Corning Out;
35-cents buys a bottle of "Danderine"
at anly di'ug store. After one applica
tionl y'ou can not find a pariticle of
dandruff or a falling hair. lBosides,
every hair slio s new life. vigor. bri't-it
ness, more color and abuidaini4.
The Most Profitable
Acre on the Farm
The garden spot In reoognizl,.
byi many as the best payi Iart
(i' the farm). but is often ne ected.
A good garden m1e'n. money DI
y our pocket, a1d from, nI health
4tandpoint, there Is nothing bet ter
than green, fresh vegetales.
tog coseoalin ess, j'rm yion for l
farm and curr'en !prices of all ' Iad
scads,' mailed frao.
-No. 17 3. 14th St., Richmond, Va.j
W. M. NASH
Terracing : "Leyeling
Gray Court, S. C.
Dr. T. L. Timmerman
Laurens, South Carolina
Offiee In Peoples Bank Euilding
C. E. Kennedy & Son
L.ALIRENS, - - . J
Shogson, Cooper &Babb
WIS oP o selit a Si Con
Prompt Attentlon dives All hasta n
Why It Exis's.
An Arizona entomologist clairns to
rve discovered usefulness-in the elig.
Dr. We don't know what it Is, but
ur guess is that the chigger exists
Ieiy for the purpose of giving people
,inething to do when they might oth
ewise be cofhfortably 'doing nothing.
I Sell Old R
See Me Bef<
S everal Stai
Money of Ancient Britons.
Sord-shaped bars of- iron were
used by the anglent Britons as money,
and many of these are io)y found in
British museums. A receht Investi
gation shows that six difteront denom
inations were used, distinguished by
)re You Buy.