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OUR MERORANTS SELL
BETTER GOODM THAN
WVomen Should be Loyal to the Home
Store and Help Laurens Grow.
Past experience of the buying public
demonstrates that merchandise pur
chased at home from reliable uier
chants and manufacturers is more sat
isfactory than the supposed bargains
.purchased frou the itinerant merchant
that cares nothing for the welfare o
the community, but only desires to
dispose of his often Inferior goods,!
leaving the community to solve it.
own problems of financing itself by
taxatton, etc. Often these purchases
are rdade by women unthinkingly from
the itinerant non-resident vendor.,
not realizing that their husbands are
,str1g daily in advocating and ad
vertising to show the c-ublic the ad
vantages of patronizing home indus
F!irst. Retaining every available
dollar' In Laurens.
Secdnd. By satisfying the customer
by exchange of goods.
Third. By extending a reasonab~t'
amouAt of credit.
Fou'-th. By being a reliable home'
nei -hant and liable for mistakes and'
A point frequently overlooked by the
buying public is that al citizens are
engagid in some busincss or other,
including laborers, mechanics. mor
chanti, manufacturers or in the pro
To illustrate, a doctor's wife belng
calerd upon hy an itinerant with a
pate it medicine for sale.
'What is the vife's first thought?
Why, that her husband is a physician
and their living is made by his prae
tice. and that such imposters should
not be patronzed.
So it is with all other homes in
Mrs. B.'s husband Is a grocer. A non
resident vend-:r scling dry goods, furs
and ladles' ready-;o-wear ca:ls upon
Mrs. B. and see how quickly she will
-uy liis ware-s and pay exorbitant
.:s. lad this vendor offered he
g:cceries, she woubd have frankly in
fzed him that he:- husband was in
rCery :.-, T lCS5
0ow often is :he husbzad clamoring
or hoe a:ronar- I his ,articular
5in; iof busirs. wile his wife is at
's-.e purchasi:z from itin-rant ven
dors, seading her orders to mail order
by: s or assistinr h( neighbors in
L:, .D- g up a :: 1 0: dr ho1.ie lu0.
Some persons .say "we are- unable
buy at home just what w wish.'
it is conceded that may be the ca
i o: in'arc :-. But, did yo)I ver
call the attention of your home mor
chan: to s:. whi ther or rot he coil d
not supply your wants?
A!] thi5 d,- no- al r lo:w- to the
consuming public, but is also appli
cable to merchaniits that c(o:aplain1 of
Ib numroS abuss of their business.
But one might ask the local mer
chant "how much are you doing to
mahe Liu rens prosper and grow?"
You hav howled about patronizing
Are you doing it yourself?
Be careful, now, of what you are go
'ing to say. Several local manufactur
ers and jobbers say they (10 not get the
supplort of the home merchant. Why?
Take an inventory of yourself and
see what lines of merchandise you
s-re handling and1 see what proportion
you can purchase from your home
jobbers, man ufacturie rs or laborers.
Let him who makes .the first complaint
of not patronlzing home industry see
that he is doing unto others what he
would that others would do unto him.
Make. Record Growth.
A recent note in Science records
whnt is believedl to be the temperate
zone recordl for a single season's
growth of a shoot of the tree type of
the woody plant. This phenomenal
shoot grew from the stuimp of a be
headed Paulownia and reached a
height of 21 feet 6 inches, a circum..
ference of 10 inches at the base and
had 24 leaves, one of which, meas
ured late In July, was found to be
.88 inches long in the largest dimen
Stripped of ll~usion.
"When the millionaire married the
-chorus girl beauty he told the world
it was Cupid's handiwork."
"Judging from the way he talks in
court it ,was a put-up job."-Blrming
Good Work of Salvation Army.
Thp Salvat ion A rmy reached 27,703,
817 persons through its street meet
ings last year, a thir-d of whom would
never have heard a sermon or a hymn~
ecept for the Slalvationists.
This .st.ry is told of a tightwad wiho
was pirevauiild upjon one Sunday morn
imIn:b h .s wife\ t, a to clhurchel. Not
only was he very buimsily reaing the
pr-ogram of t he seriviceO when the col
leetion basket' was paissedI, but when
the nuinister announced that the con
gregatlon -. wouldl all join in singing
three stanz~a-s of Old lunidr'ed the man
arose from his Seat and from force of
habit asked thme minister If lie wouldnf't
minakeit the Ninety and Nine. Uls wife
hasn't urged) hiim to go to church with
hicr tbolnu-C, ihis Exnntclh.
FAILURE TO HEED SIGNALS
CAUSED AWFUL WECK
One of Ghouls on Scene Found -with
Bible Vielonging to Dead Preacher
In Possesion. Five of One Family
(of Six all Loae Ieir Lives.
Gulphur Springs. Mo.. Aug. 6.-FeWl
ure of an enoineer to heed a block sig
nal caus-d the rear end collision on
the Missouri Pacifte here .last night
in which 38'pecsons were killed ais
about 137 injured, 25 seriously, ac
cording to John Cannon, assistant gen
eral manager of the road.
Train No. 4. a fast passenger vesti
bule steel train running at full speed
crashcd into No. 32, a local composed
of five wooden day coaches, a baggage
and an express car as the engine was
taking on water with the coaches
stretching back on a trestle over
The i.act hurled two of the local
coaches down a 50 foot embankment
edging the Mississippi and telescoped
four other coachos crushing a number
of passengors to death in their seats.
Both trainis wore behind time, the fast
passonger. running from Fort Worth
to St. Louis. carrying 1SO passengers,
and the lo-il 100 persons.
According to Mr. Cannon, 'Matt En
ger Glenn. of St. Louis, ergineer of
the faat passenger, failed to heed a
block signal -warning him the track
wLs not clear ahead. Glenn, 57 years
old, an engineer for 35 years without
a black mark aginst his record, was
killed when he jumped from his cabin
just before the crash. Edward Tins
ley, aiso of St. Louis. fireman of No.
4, remained at his post and was in
Engineer Glenn shortly before ar
riving in Sulphur S.:rings received or
ders "on the run" to pull over on a
s-iding at Cliff Cave, 10 miles north of
here to allow "Sunshine Special No.
1" en route from St. Louis to Texas
pomins, to pass and Mr. Cannon ex
plained the engineer failed to heed the
signal because he apparently was
roadig these orders when he passed
the block. The orders were found near
Ghouls appeared on the scene short
!y after the crash and robbed the dead
and ding. O: one was arrested and
lie said he was William Hill, of St.
Lou:-. Svveral pieces of w'earing. ap
:arel taken from the unfortunates
were fo'irl on his person and a Bible
was in his waist. The Bible, it was
Z.d. had be'n thC :iroperty of the Rev.
V. 0. l.n:;vy, of DSota, onf of those
kiilcld. The dead and injured were
p~cnd over an area of several city
bioeks. and chicken crates, autonobile
uhn n agage and the railroad
tracks constituted their couches. This
Ittlfe v1lagr.- of 1-.1 inhabitants was
unabl' to care for the injured and t''
along wi the dead were taken to
St. Louis and DeSoto. Dr. XW. WV. Ilull
s the only ph ysician adininistering
t > the inju re.i for several hours until
'i i train.s arrived.
Id I had sonic assistance we
might have saved some of the dying"
Dr. ltull told a representative of The
IAssociated Press. "At one time I was
trying to ti-cat :15 per-sons simultane
The cries or the injured had to go
unheeded in many cases. Mothers
begged for newvs of their babies and
children cried for their parents. One
i-months-old child, unable to tell lher'
name, was found a mile firom the
s::ene of the disaster' asking for
"mamma". A woman from St. Louis
took her' in charge.
One of the saddest scenes reported
was that of the Degania family, of
St. 'Louis. Five of the family of six
were killed and the father is reported
dlying in a St. Louis hospital. Four
of the Degania :hildren, Mildred, 7
years old' Ralph, 6; Melvin, and
Robert, 14 months, lay dead to the
right of their father before he could
be removed, and Mrs. Degania lay dead
ildedha been mumbling audi
bly the Lords prayer and just as she
recited, "Thy will be done," death
'sealed her lips. Mr. Degainia in his
delirium clasped his infant son to his
breast r'epeating between groans of
pain, "Thank God,' Bobby, we're all
alive," not knowing the hearts of his
wife anti children wvere stilled.
'in the confusion several bodies wvere
placed on 'th-e rbltef trains before be
ing checked le-aving 'the number of
dead uncertain. 'Many of the bodies
couild not be' identified because their
effects -had been1 scattered over such
a wide ar-ea.
The railroad tracks parallei the
'Mississippi river and the tr'estle on
which the disaster occured spans
Glaze cr'eek wvhere it enters the river'.
As a i'esult a' report ivas currment that
-a number of bodies we're washed intoI
the iississ-Ippi, but there was no away
of verifying this re'port.
Itescue work was hlamplered by lack
of light. This village is without e
iriclty and the recscue workers andl
morbidly euirious made their way
avmong the niass o't twisted steel and
crunillled wooden coaches by the aid
of .kerosene torches' and cand(les.
Thousands of' persons visited the
scone late iast night and today, and
roads wet-c hleda fo -thi'en milna
Dr. Hull said bodies were found 30(
feet from the scene of the' atcident
One body was buried waist deep in a
Copper Welds Iron.
It has been r'-cently dicovered that
Iron may be very firmily and cionenl
ently we!ded by making .use isf cp;wr.
If a piece of copper ou an iroa plate
be heated in ah atzuosphere of hyuiro.
gell, the actiper will spread bver the
Iran in a thin penetrating film. Thus.
If the copper be -melted between two
pieces of iron, it welds them together.
thej copiwr film actually working itself
In between the crystals of the Iron.
Hindles for steam turilnes are umoing
Ihe articles which have been faibri
iuted by this sluiple and novel means.
Gem of Thougnt.
If it ho my lot to Iwl. 1 will 'rnwI
contentedly; it to fly, I wIN fly withs
alauvity; but as lon na I can possibly
Uvoid it I will never lie uilappy. If,
with a pleasant wife, three children,
a good house and fano, many books.
and many friends who wish me well.
I cannot be happy, I am a very silly,
foolish fellow, and what becomes of me
Is of very little consequence.-Bydney
Get a Broom
Be Here and Get a Bro,
five yards to a cus
Another big B
$5.00 go for 25c i
It Will Pay You
to Lay In a Supply
.. hat . . .. s Itself.
-I: the Sintiion t unnel unit'er the
A'1s. whivhi is b.- for the greatest
?i..niel 01 tihe wor l. file 41tialtity of
wrter tioWing out of the southern end,
-tiun the. iinny velins encountered In
the -heart of the inuitain, nanounted
),' t(,) gallons a miflnute. anin fur
uni!hetA suilicient po-wer too compress
the atir by which the drills were
euorked. and to refrigerate the tunnel.
The necessity for refrigeration may
5A.judged trom the fact that the -at
i the deeper parts of the tunne. ,se
a,4- high us 150 degrees Fahrenwelt
whenk not qrtillrJally reducoel.
"A Sone to Pic:c."
This lahne originedi ml in a rnmrriage
icitnl ear sleily. Thoe atfaher 64r the
brile ba:rtlot im3 t h rtri n1.rmim 31 None
sanying. "I'lek this heau'; you ha ve un.
deitukena d m-sit diJllial Iasik." ApI.
pm'Irntly itisimeid life among te briell.
hin t n e a.. t lwaiyst rein' atsito t lily I
. NOTICE TO CREITORS
All parties holding claims against
thd, estate of Mary A. Jeans, deceased,
are' hereby notified and required to
prqsent them, duly proven, to the un
dersigned, on or before the 16th day
re Days 01
the Ceiling Wi
k Determined to
Make Place f
ed Without Me
Go---Join the I
ONLY OF TH
Men's Felt Hats
Got a Broom
Friday morning froi
good broom for es
(Only one broor
~IN! Right after the I
-.sell good Sea Isla
tomer. Come and see us
IX SALE AT THRI
ox Sale starts Saturday
er box. A lot of fun an
lor August next, at 11 o'clock A. M.., oV o
be forever barred.
T. P. JEANS, al
NANCY E. HAIRSTON. 111
July 21, 1922. 2-:,t-A %i
Notice of Sale In j)ankruptcy .4.
Pursuant to an order of the court in,
the matter of P. R. Bobo, Bankrupt, -
Owings, S. C., I wil- sell to the high
est bidder at Public auction for cash
at the trlace of business formerly oc-1
cupled by*. P. R. Bobo, Owings, S. C., I
on 'Friday, August 18th, 1922, at 11,c
Stray dogs are killing
ing up hen nests around n
cided to shoot all dogs see
I d mn'% wantt ki!! an'
my-property. Please ke
land under niy charge.
H. C. FL
th Seasonable \
Reduce My Sto<
or Fall Goods
rcy! No Regai
Get a Broom
$2.00 Value G
Values to $2.50
Be Su eanid eta Broom
ni to Uilo'clock w
rery purchase of $]
ni to a customer.)
room sale, from 10 to I
ndeat 5c a yard. Sale las
roll out these bargains.
E~ P, M. #ATURD4
afternoon at 3 o'clock.
I a gieap of values.
clock A. '.M., the entire stock of gooda
,d fixtures, Ford Coupe and Teceiv.
>les of said Bankrupt. Stpck and fix..
res will be sold Iin 1mrceils and a
hole. Further iniformation Cali be ab
ined from the Trustee at Greentille
- -J. P. ABElM'IDT :,
Piles Cured li 6 to 14 Days
)rugalstsretuad mor1 if P4Z0 OIIMENT Wals
o -cure Itching. Upi,aJ Biedding rr Protruding
Plb.. Instantly elilvce Itchlzg PL~e. andyo
an g~et reattaI slow) after firit application. 6a
my chickens and break
iy 4airy, W) I have de
n on the premises.
.dg, but must protect
ep your dog off all the
d for Cost!
de Chine and
Values to $20.00
e giveaway a
1.00 or more.
1 o'clock, we will
ts one hour. Only
Values as high as
All Sales Final
No C. 0. D.
During This Sale