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* WATTS MILLS NEWS -
Watts Mills, Aug. 7.-Mr. C. B. Bobo,
of 1Wgrenq, filled. the. pulpit on Sunday
night and preached an excellent ser
mon at Lucas Avenue Baptist church
On Sunday morning, August 14, the
members of Lucas Avenue Baptist
church 'will call a pastor to the work
at this place.
air. David Barnett, who several
weeks ago underwent a serious opera
tion in the hospital at Spartanburg,
yeturned home to his family Sunday
aftern-.'on and is much improved in
health. His many friends are indeed
glad to welcome him home again and
wish for him an early return to his
place 4)9 business in the llureka Drug
store at this place.
We are indeed glad to report also
that -.irs. 'W. W. Griffin, who some
weeks ago undemwent an operation in
the hospital at Spartanburg, returned
to her home and family on Sunday
The many friends of Mrs. Griffin are
indeed glad to see her improving so
nicely and to have her at home again.
'r. J. G. Gillespie, who has been
employed here as second hand' in the
weave room for quite awwhile, has re
cently accepted a ,cosition as weave
room overseer at Drayton Mill in
Spartanburg, and has taken up -the
work theire. The many friends of Mr.
Gillespi3 will regret very much to
give him up.
On Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Cage Wil
"lams and children, Floyd, Edna and
Willie, together with Messrs. Lee and
inslow ;Pattoh, all motored"to Co
MIrs. J. R. Kirby, ir. and Mrs. Ma
rio'n Kirby, Messrs. Clyde and Ballen
ger Kirby, Miss Alice Kirby, Mr. and
Mrs. Sion (Hawkins and family, Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Lawrence and family and
Misses Julia and Minnie Patton all
motored to Fork Shoals and Cedar Falls
on a pleasure trip on Sunday, and at
tended services at -PiAgah church.
They report a very pleasant trip.
Mrs. Sallie Sanders and daughters,
Oathleen, are tow visiting relatives
in North Carolina.
Mr. Charlie Senn and Mrs. Thadd
Blakely went to the hospital at Spar
tanburg last nweek.
,Mr. and 'Mrs. Ju4ge Carlton and
children visited relatives at 'Laurei's
mill on Sunday.
Mrs. D. C. Jones, of Spartanburg,
visited her mother, Mrs. Alice Frady
at this place last week.
The Ladies' Missionary society gave
an ice cream supper here on the lawn
Saturday night. The -proceeds were
for the purchase of a set of pulpit
ctatrs for the Lucas Avenue Baptist
(Mrs. Cora Robinson and iMrs. Orelle
Rbbhison visited 'Irs. Judge Carlton
Bells and Their Tone.
The tbne in many old bells .can be
accounted for only by their age.
After a bellmaker determined that
after a century the clapper and the
surface of the bell fitted exactly, he
east them in a form giving consider
able contact surface.
Grove's Tasteless chill Tonic restores
Energy and Vitality by Purifying and
Enriching the Blood. When you feel its
strengthening, invigorating effect, see hoW
it brings color to the cheeks and -how
it improves the appetite, you will then
apprecIate its tru -tonic value.
Grove's Tasteless chili Tonic is simply
Iron an~d Quinine suspended in syrup. So
phiasint oven children like it. The blood
needp QUININE to Purify it and IRON to
Enrich It. D~estroys Malarial germs and
Grip germs by its Strengthening, Invigog.
sting l$ffect. 600,
The Most Efficient
Repairs That Last
We do riot repair your
watch while you wait.
Neither do we make
you wait a long time.
Bring the hard jobs to
us. If your watch is
not worth repairing we
will tell you so.
W. H. HOIUGH
FIRST LAW IS HOSMITAUTYf:
Av'b. Will Quarrel -Over the Privilege
of Entertaining a Visitoo.-strivt
Rule of. Etiquette.
Although most Arabs are Bedowine
or nomads, many of this ancient race '
live in towns. To the traveler unused
to the swaying and almost "mal de"
mer" inducing motion of the camel
for this Is the mode of locomotion in
Arabia-it is a great relief to come
to one of these dingy yet picturesque
With a sigh of relief the care- f
worn and dust-covered voyager crosses
the dry moat and pAsses through the
city walls. All Arabian towns have
walls and turrets. The traveler won
tiers what the great standpipe is, ri
ing high above the houses, and if by
chace there might be some industry
connected with it. But on inquiring I
I he finds that it is the watch tower-a
remnant of the Middle ages when only
s4pears and lances were used in war
fare. Today the tower would fall
quickly if it were hit by the shell from
a fEve-pound gun.
To visit in one of the Arabian
houses is indeed a great pleasure, for
the Arabs are most -hospitable, and
treat their guests royally, asserts
Temple 'Manning in the Cleveland
I'lain Dealer. In fact, the .whole town
will squabble over the privilege of en
tertaining a visitor.
No mention of the length of a vis
itor's stay or where he is going is al
luded to-this would be the height of 1
il manners. For this handsome and
bold race are gallant and courteous
to time last degree, and some of their
forms of conduct are diflicult for the
Westerner to adopt.
Although it is fawinaiting to live as
a guest of an Arablai family, it is
really diflicult, and one must be on
his guard if he cares to be invited
The main room in every Arabian
house is the coffee room. Here is t
where the men meet at all hours and t
talk and (irink the Arabian coffee,
which is so strong that it is apt to
keep the guest awoke all night.
There is no furnishing in the room
save rugs. On these beautiful rugs
one sits, and is very careful not to let E
hits foot stick out in front of him. For F
in an Arabian house fAet are to be r
used, but never seen. t
If you should visit in this land of t
"A Thousand and One Nights," be
sure to tuck your feet under you, no
matter how uncomfortable, because it
you don't you will be considered bad- 3
mannered and will not be asked to I
call again I
The oddest catgo recorded was prob- r
ably that carried lately by a British
steamer bound for Morocco.
It consisted of some two million
gallons of water. To cArry that t
amount of water a distance of 15,000 T
miles sounds too absurd, but the mat- t
ter becomes clearer when we are told .
that the water was specially purifled
drinking water for the use of the
Spanish troops fighting the rebels in
Another cargo sent to Spain consist- r
ed of an imniense' quantity of bank t
n1tes. There were several millions v
of these, most of them of small value. 11
It Is testimlonial to British prinltinlg
that Spain gave such 'an order. 111
is due to the fact that notes lfrintedI
in Spain have been so largely counter
A maulster stevedoIre, wvorking at the' I.
thie he(adl by a hundle of ol hiorse
shoes which were beingloaded iuto ai
In court the judge asked tihe reason
for seniding old horseshoes out of the
country. Counisel toid himi thait they
were being sent to C'hina, where they
were.md iintolii spadest', ai purpose for
which they were specially3 suitable.
The word Slave.
Th od"slave," in the sense in
which it was used in America unutil
the proclamation by IPresident Lin-.
coIn that abolished it, wvas originally.
the name of a greaf branch of the hu
maon race. That branch was the Slavs,
among whom the uissians, the Poles
and the Ozechs are numbered.
In the early wars between the Ger
mans and the Slave, the Slavic cap-J
tives were used much as the negroes,
were used in parts of America pior
to the Civil war. Hence a bondman
was designated as a "Slav" or slave by
the Germanic. conquerors.
By way of an offset to this con
temptible designation of the Slav as
"slaves," It is only fair to point out
that the Slavs trace the derivation of
their race name .to "shava,";or glory.
Tunnel ye. Airplane.
The -channel tunnel is a popular
subjeet to debate in Enagland, and it
is again being discussed. This time
A ew phase has entered into theo dis
cussion, for the belief is being ex
pressed that the projected construc
tion of a channel timel may never be
carried out because of the very strenu
ous competition which air transport
wouldl be in a position to offer by the
time such a tunnel could be completed
and got into operaition..
Counterfeit Postage Stamps.
A teature of the present prevalence
of crimie is the counterfeiting of 'con
temporary postage stamps on an ox.
tensive ac'ale. Not long ago the Ar
gentine republic was homnpelled to
change the -design of its 5 centavos
stamps through this cause.- Now the
newvs comes from P'eking'that the dis
covery of dangerous imitettons of tile
current 7, 10 and, 15cent 'etamps of
(Tiina has decessiitted their with
Assawal from cisscnlatia.
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Cross Hill, Aug. 7.-The reviv4l ser
ices which were held during the past
veek at the Presbyterian church came
o a close Friday night. Dr. Woods,
oastor of the Prqsbyterian church oj
linton, 41d th'e preaching. Three
kew members were received during
Rev. W. D. Ratchford left Saturday
or 'Brevard, N. C., wnhere he will
onduct a meeting this iweek.
Revival services began at the Bap
Ist church Sunday and will continue
hrough the week. Mr, Coker is do
ng the -Preaching.
Mrs. T. B. Crews is spending awhile
*Mr. J. C. Wade spent last wck with
'elatives at Sumter.
'Dr. J. 'H. Miller and W. C. lasor
cave today for Wrightsville Beach.
-Mr. .J. J. -Workman has returned from
visit to relatives at Johnson, S. C.
Mr. and "Mrs. I. D. Nance and 'Miss
Tivian Nance have returned from an
xtended stay at Hendersonville, N. C.
Mrs. Guy Stone and daughter, Eve
yn, of Atlanta, are guests of Mr. and
Irs. R . Hollingsworth.
We must give Mr. E13. B. Rasor credit
or being 'our clianpIlon cantaloue
rrower. 1He exhibited one (Just a
ample I suppose) that weighed 24
Mr. Lowe Writes Again
,ditor The Advertiser:
Your answer t.c mine on the luxury
ax is very far fetched. I am not
gainst people making soft drinks and
rinking It If they want it; neither
inoking cigarettes, cigars or chewing
obacco or chew-ing gum. But I still
hi!nk all luxuries ought to be taxed
nd lift the burden of taxes off of
ands. This luxury tax on each
ottle of soft drinks would only
,mount to about one cent and a ver'
mall amount would be put on other
Illy stuff that is no benefit to life, as
food or anything else, only a habit
hat is unhealthful to the body. If th<
ax is inut on people will smoke and
hew all the same.
The same kick was made away
ears back about putting tax on whis
:ey and raised a rebellion in Pennsyl
'nnia and the president had to send
roops there to :ut It down. Yes, I
till say again, "The farmers who
iake your bread, meat, lard, chickens,
ggs, milk and butter, also the cotton
hat clothes you, the lands that furnis!h
his life-giving nourishment ought
ot to be taxed at all." For, Mr. Edi
Dr, you know full well you could not
urvive many days w4thout this noir
3hment for your body. Tell m please,
,re these drinks or cigarettes any
ourishinent to the body of many, wo
ian or child? Yes, I say again, "Putj
he tax on luxuries and the tax onit
4.11 be so 'small a thing that it will
ever. 'be noticed, and the indus
iies .will go oi the same and
iborers will get the same jobs."
lut the man that don't use It
~Ill not have -It to pay. WVhis
cy was taxed years hack and that
as an industry that didn't stop ; e
Now is the ti
cause It was taxed. Oh, some said
at Laurens when the country. people
voted out 'the county dispensary, "It
would ruin Laurens." For they.said
country people would come to town.
get tanked upi on dispensary whiskey
and s:)end their money. I know a man
who Avent about $140 a year for el
gars. He quit and now it only takes
k'1n twelfth of that to pay his taxes.
S. W. LOWE.
Here is a nev
to pay for mar
It has a diffei
It has in it the
ay oversize di
When you bu,
whose actual r
In many cases,
rials, with sho
Get the tire thg
that is built to a
30x3% Clincher .. ..$12.
30x31 Straight Side. 18,5(
32x31/ -Straight Side.. 19.2A
31x4 Straight Side.. 22.2
Goodytar Cross-Rib Treg
iweep of all a
ihing sale to
'o make room
ig to receive on
me for you to buy
during this week as
1 Store 210 W. Laureiji
Store North Side of P
if .int nevre tit, he %Itojt tof.Olive^
t11111y. 4t,1itg the a11hres of the Jor
tiuga. yo.u itighl hear the whirl of the
propeller na the pilane from Jerusalem
hoilm. 4if ctin Its regtilar flight to the
unrthwitri. with mill said passengers.
An jipipenling iNt in the news of the
dasy I It mnight be enlled the Seventh
Crusade. The thinker tas at least
captured the italy land. which for 20
centuries succesfully resisted the sol
[read - a Lox
.e Goodyear (
r Goodyear Cord Tire-a big
that sells at a price lower than
Ly "long discount" tires of unk
rent tread. from the famous
i Cord-a new tread with a d
a-and it sells for from 20 to 2
same high-grade long-staple co
nted group-ply construction, t
y the 41/2-inch size, for example
neasurement is nearly 5 inches
this Gdodyear Cross-Rib Tre
price cords which sell at the sat
, these other cords are made of
rt-staple cotton as a foundatio
rt is good enough to carry the G
afeguard the world-wide Goody
t with NET prices you are asked to pay for
32x4 Straight Side. .$24.0 3A
I 33x4 Straight Side.. 25.25 34
34x4 Straight Side.. 25.90 32
I 32x4% Straight Side.. 31.45 3
These prices indude rmnufactvrs emase !x
rd Cord Tires are alsO made in 6, 7 and
FOR SALE BY
LAURENS, S. C.
clear our cou
for. our house
r fail and winte
your hot weather
partment Stores in L
St., Next to Bramlett's 5
ublic Square in Burns la
Classy Oressars In 1776.
The following was the uilform for
the oftivers of the corps, by order of
the "Marine Coinnittee," dated Sep
tember 15, 1776: "A green coat faced
with white, round cuff. slashed sleeves
and pockets, with buttons round 'e
cuff, skirts turned back, button- to
suit the facings; white waistcoat and
breeches edged with green, black
gaiters and garters." The order Maso,
stated that green shirts were orderecd
for the ien "If they can he procured."
e new Goodyear
iss.Rib Tread Cord
you are asked
tton, the same
he same liber
, you get a tire
ad Cord with
ne price or for
x4% Straight Side. .82.13
x4/a Straight Side.. 82.95
x6 Straight Side.. 39.10
x5 Straight Side.. 41.0
8 inch sies for trucks
r stock of
goods at this