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LETER a Ta A NTs:AU
wnti yol to brilv ile a little
b and a little w11 n I h a ball.
Ilirl. . 1C"..
\ 1 ' o li i t Is, II 1tili', n ea ori
-n visit a I a' I Ithtthi t 1t
- .! tlet You know l t to bring I e.
Wik.zt li thi (oll that canl oj n and
vh 'n ".illl a".
-)tl tIl and altle h11 ait!e ui s atenn
h t o lkI I el. Sanlta, I av
it-dt e'Y 111 11th si nce (I0Ic y
w s I-r( - :I s . I, I'(r ) l * 'e whIeI y ou:
m:r o r uny v er ( l 'rope.
14i I,%o i hII un able o 14) !,(t ba1ck to
Ammll( byl~ )) this ( 'htristAinas. Oh', I
-r: a N o forget to toll you to
InI meG ante fruit at candies and
o Iiv yo iy age, so you' wou)l~d
1,114w about how mu11ch to bring a1 -
ytar old girl.
A Most G<
'Nice Turkish a.h.1 Towe:
I t size 1 lath TIowvels goi
yVour inspect ion. l'rice
$1.25 to $3
I Ieatvy (utinig Gowns; I)ol
:WVhile they las4t, for
I i tlies' Bath Robe( ~4In ni
5bxs Very In~& itIiul pat
$5.00 to $8
fail., of JIk1 -Spreadsi ; w
Nwshiptment of Ladies4' t'
Dear 8annta Claus:
-it will soon be one year since you
valme to see me. 4 want you to bring
i k big wagon, candy, apples, orang
es, bananas, raisins, and nuts. I. al
liost forgot. please bring ie a little
Wishiig you a Lerry ('hr'isti mas,
Your little friend,
I ai a lill IbMy st'Veln yearS (ld. 1
go to sllool overy day. I wan yotl
to bring ieit a siuit of clothes anid ('il
atul train and pistol and sonit' Iire
trackers and please, Sant a, remiember
ily little sister.
I auretlG, 8. ('.,
Dec. N. 1922.
.Learest Ob1 sait.a Claus:
I walt to 1writte you a letter againi
this Cht istinas and thank you for the
miianiy Iicv things yoll brought me1" last
Christmas. You brought le tvery
tHhing I asked for, so I want lots of
things. please Santa. The flist thing
'I want is this, a great big chu-ehoo
train like Cap'n. Red rides on; and a
wheelbarrow and a bucket and shovel
and everything you can spare mne, but
hat Win Instar
tment Store I
the *k indI that Iliest pu
ig ver'y spcia'(l~t
land llags for1
ms Iots of
.1 upl to $3.50.
leI theyO last
hiawls inl beauL
I must not ask for so much as there
are -so many little girls and boys that
want things just as 'bad ats 1.
But, Santa Claus, please remember
lily precious little sister, Mary Kath
ryn, and bring her a (loll ald a little
carriage to roll her In.
Wishing you a 6erry Christintas, I
Your little boy,
Billy Bennett., Jr.
Jaurens, It. F. D. N,
.)e . 11, 1922.
I will Ihe expecting you Christiarts.
Please bring tme a doll house. suit of
ftitittwo, a story book with bright
pietiltres; also (canidy, itits and all
kinids of fruit. lPlenTe don't forget. my
little sister's anld brothers: they will
( .et you too.
Wishing you a Merry Christimas and
lappy Now Year.
Your devoted little friend.
SEEKIl' TO PROTECT
teckless Drivers Serving .Jail Terms.
Los Angeles Active.
Los Angeles, .Dec. l.-TVwo hundred
and eighty-one persons found guilty of
ion of Useful,
fts That One V
s Ably Prepar
utlet GlovIs in tans and bllcks.
limty I'ndressed Kid Gloves in tan
mtost excellenit Christmas gift.
s of Silk.,tand Silk anid Wool Ilose.
k to select .from. Price
$1.25 to $2.98
Dkers and Other Furs
Chlokers anid other .Furs to select
~lost excellenrt gifts for Christmas.
$6.75 and np
ml H andkehief [inon in all colors.
'd yartd makes three H andkerch iefs.
$1.35 per Yd.
Pure [inen Napkins
$6.50 and $7.50
'lDamask to mnatch.
Linen Sheeting, 91 inches wide.
$3.50 per Yd.
Laurens' Best Store.
violations of traille laws here during
the past two weeks have served or are
serving jail terms of from one to 100
days, as a result of a canipaign to
curtail accidents inaugurated -by Po
lII(ee Judge Joseph E. Chambers and
backed by other magistrates.
The drive was started following the
publication In newspaipers here of fIlg
ures showing that in proportion to
population Los Angeles led the nation
in the number of automobile fatalities.
It soonl sl)reId to San Francisco where
seve'al heavy sentences have been im
On hie vu rth day froi the opening
of* tle' drive here -19 drivers iwerIe or
(rer(d locked Ip. 'Only eight wvere sent
to iail yesterday. The judges assert
tihey will cont inle to deal severely
witi offenders until the city is made
.,ie for every one.
Physicians, a imotion ,iiettre actress
ani a high school teacher are among
those given enforced vacations from
their regular work. Upon the solemni
pledge that she will adhere exclusively
to horseback riding for the next ten
dlays and not put her foot on the ac
celerator of her machine, Edythe
Sterling, screen actress and circus
equestrienne, was released on parole
from the jail yesterday after she had
served three days of a five day sen
Z"ifts that are 1
ed to Make
ll4,r Tea Napkins, bea
Nev'eral numibers, left in
I f you are interested, '
All leather Leggings,
M~en's and Young
Lots of Men's and You
R ~ait MdeI
tence for speeding 37 miles an hour.
Steam heat is of uncertain quality
and quantity lin the Lincoln Heights
jail where a majority of the speeders
are sent. Most of them called into
court appear in old clothes or overalls
and carry packages containing playing
card", soa1 'and safety razors. One
m1an3, who Iegaln a1 three day settenceI.
took with him a deck or cards an( is
said to have completed it .with the same
deck or cards, somewhat worn and a
three days' growth of whiskers and
$175 in cash.
Des.pite (lhe zeal of squads of mIotor
cycle otlleers, 201 accidents were rie!
corded last lridav. The slippery ) ol
ditions of streets, because of rain Was
said to have been partly responsible.
It was 11111101111ced that IIe greatest
nb111her o1 accidents since the advvient
of the automobile had occlrreid in Los
Angeles during November in spite of
the caml1 paign. It was, said heavier
Jail seiltences Would ibe ilposedl here
Beginning .tomorrow. San i-ancisco
i)oliCt Judges will penalize all speed
ers withl jail sentences.
(A report Saturday by a vigilanec
committee of 200 apspointed to check
traffic violators said the violations av
eraged 10.0 a day for a week.
for Your Ev
Used Daily Thr
for - One's Self
utiful quality. Best. quality
'Ch ildren 's Coa ts.
e Iee .Iheavy Swiea
( AND WOOL DR
f Dresses in Silks and 'i
.We are offering thee
25 PER CENT OF
AND BOYS' DEPA
ions For Your Christina
ggings Men's ~ir
hebtqult. 'Men's Hai
he bet quaity.Men's Bat
$5.00 Men's ad
Men's Caps aMen 's 'simi
nig -Men 's 'Sure Fitj ,Lots of' ot
I p children, 9%
A Beautiful Line For
Stationery Is the
L. B. Blackwell
Opposite Post Office
Laurens, S. C.
k and Easy
ure Linen Damlask, 72 inesw~q
era in navy, red and whIite.
3.00 to $7.50
e while they
dkerchiefs of all kinds.
Boys' Ties, 25c and up.
Si~lk and Wool Hlose.
Shiirts in Christmas boxes.
her nice Shirts, all prices.
rfs .for Chistmras.
~Apper for men, women and