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ITEMS OF INTEREST
IN SOUTH CAROLINA
Culled and Condensed for
RESUME OF PAST WKEK
Current K.VCIllH of Interest in Tills
Stute Selected ami Itrielly Noted
Tor Advertiser Renders,
Columbia According lo a statement
Issued by Commissioner SVutson, the
total sales or fertilizers In iliis state
for the i>asi year amounted to 025,018
tons, valued at $11, 00:1,580. Of this
1113,315 tons was cotton seed meal,
valued at $3, 100,100. The fertilizer
tax during i lie year amounted to
Columbia The $30,000 "conscience
money'' that the llernhelm Distilling
company mined over to the State ol
South Carolina Im now In the state
treasury, a check having been for
warded Chairman W. I. Murray of the
dispensary commission. No other
firms have turned over any like con
tributions, states Chairman Murray,
although several are under considers:
(ion just now
Columbia For (he Ilrst nine months
of the present year South Carolina has
invested seventeen million dollars in
new enterprises of various character.
This statement shows that charters
have been granted lo several hundred
concerns, including mercantile houses,
hanks, cotton mills, trust companies,
water ami light companies, real estate
companies, building and loan associa
tions ami similar industries to the
amount of over $!),000.000. The net
Increase of companies already char
tered amounted to $8,201),. Char
leston and Marion lead in the amount
of capital Invested, $1.150.900 and
$1,295.000, respectively. Tin Last
amount invested in a chartered com
pany was in Salllda COllllty which was
only $."..1100. Oreehville is third in
the list with $897,000, I.aureus comes
four til with $505.000, and Richlnild
tilth with $420,300.
Columbia Another chapter in the
now famous S- iiiinole Carolina agenc>
story has been enacted .lodge Slein
Ullnger has issued an order that the
officers ami agents of the Carolina
Ugciicy hliull show cause before 111 til
Monday, why it receiver should not
be appointed for the Carolina agency,
'in- Carolina agency lias played mi
Important part in the Seininole litiga
tion, out* of the principal allegations
of the complaint is 'that during the
lime in which the said CSarllngtou was
tin- treasurer of the company he tailed
to account to the company tot- about
the sum of $17,000, etc". Suit was
instituted l.y the company against
Uarlingtoii nn $25,. Carlington
is also charged w ith hav ing transferr'
ed $75,000 wortli of the Carolina agen
cy stock to the Seininole Securities
Charleston Pay inspector Sam Mc
CSowaii got in from Washington in
company with Mayor Ithett, ami he
appeared delighted to gel hack to the
home city", " Till them", said Mr.
.Metiowan, when asked if lie had any
thing to say, "thai the rabbit is bach
in tin- briar patch". Rvorybody is
glad io see hniiuy. Mr. MeCowail w ill
remain here ;i few days scouting for
a house, in which he will KpCIld tile
winter wiili his IllOtber and sister.
He h?.-, hint ji notable career in the
navy, having made good with a rush.
Anderson Judge Itoberl Aldrich
lias reversed his recent decision
which was HiHt municipal courts have,
no jurisdiction to try Ihiuor cases.
Ttiis decision he made when he pre
sided over llie general sessions court
here two weeks ago. His reversal
was made at PiokoilS this week when
a case charging a merchant of Has ley
with selling whiskey wan appealed to
the Circuit court. .Indue Aldrich
staled, as a Plekons visitor in Ander
son said, thai Iiis decision in Anderson
was made jasl prior to adjournment
of court anil before lo- had time to
look into the law. After mature
thought ami after Consulting the stat
utes Ho- court lias decided that he
erred in Anderson.
( anl of Appreciation.
in our a fillet ion which we were re
cently called upon lo pass through,
He- burden of it was made lighter
ami the poignancy of our sorrow soft
ened by the faithful assistance given
and the sympathy tenderly expressed
by our friends and neighbors. To
these ami all others who felt an in
terest in us ami ours, we desire to
eMend sincere ih;:nks and gratitude.
I iav id R I 'a met t ami Family.
I .au rens. S. C, Oct. t.
i>. \. it. <n riuats i i !).
Klr.sl Auiiivcrsiirj Mod in? of Chapter
Mclil l.nsl Holiday.
The Henry laiurens chapter, l>. A.
R? met with Miss Willie Jones on (he
afternoon of pet. Kth. This chapter
was orKani/.ed one year ago with thir
teen members ami during the year has
grown to twonty-llvo with a number
of papers under consideration.
Tills was the annual election of of
ficers ioul the following wore unani
mously re-elected lor another year:
Mrs. W. II. Dial, regent: Mrs. T. F.
Simpson, litst vice-regent; Miss Hos
sie Todd. second vice-regent! Miss
Laura llarksdale, historian: Mis. W.
11. Ferguson, registrar. Miss Willie
Jones was elected treasurer to lake
the place ol Mrs. w. II. Washington,
resigned, and Mrs. Clarence Cray was
mad'- secretary to IUI the vacancy
made by Mi. - To.hi s promotion.
Miss Willie Jones has also I.a ap
pointed by til'1 slate i-Ogcnt as one ol'
the pages to serve at tin1 approaching
convention which meets in (irccuwood.
The delegates to this convention from
Hie Henry Laurens chapter are Mrs.
w. ii. Ida I and Mrs, w. I.. Cray.
Rxcursiou Hilles \in Southern Hallway.
Account of Atlanta llorse show, At
lanta, tin.; Oct. ltl-23. 1001?, the South
ern railway announces very low round
nip rates. Tickets on sale Oct. IS,
I!' ami '_'" only good to leave Atlanta
returning up to ami Including mid
night Oct. L'.'.th. I'.iOo, imt not later.
Very low round trip rates will also
he in ihect account Of National Fx'lli
bltion of automobiles ami automobile
races, Atlanta, (ia., Nov. i'.-I3. I soil.
Tickets on sal. Nov. 7 to \i inclusive
and lor trains scheduled t,> arrive
Atlanta before noon Nov. 13, uood t?.
lehve Atlanta returning up 10 hut not
lai.-r than midnight November 10,
IllOfl. For further information call on
ticket agents Southern railway, or
w. vi MeC.ee, T l". A..
I. I.. Meek. A. ti. 1' .A..
the State lair.
Six davs of fun and enlightenment
is what the state fair promises visitors
this year. The fair starts nil Novem
ber I and will continue until the night
of November President Taft visits
Columbia on Saturday, November 0,
Two football games Including the
f lemson-Cnrnllun game will he
played. Other attractive features
will he in the list this year.
Tili: NOItl'HKTS WKKE 0001).
Hush', Mim!?- mid Ventriloquism F.n
tcrtaln Large Audience.
The opening auinbQi' of Hit* school
lyccuin course was tho entertainment
hy Prof. Harry Morphet. .Mrs. Morphel
und Miss Kay nie, al the graded school
auditorium on last Wednesday evening.
A large audience was present to greet
this performance, ami the management
I of Ho- course is encouraged for the
success of the undertaking.
Taken as a whole the entertainment
, Wednesday evening was good. Prof.
Morphel is a skilled magician and the
I amiiem e were mystified and pleased
I with his many wonderful sleight-of
I hand tricks, nnsolvahle feats, and the
(exercise of ventriloquy. However.
Prof. Morphei is a better magician
I than musician. Hai ring the bell ring
; in;: und the solos by Miss llaynie, the
musical pan of the program was not
especially pood. The program, though,
as a whole was pleasing, and the
audience was well entertained.
A POLICY <>F INSURANCE
may be the means of preventing
your profit turning into loss. It
has boon so in many cases, it is
t hi bad to build up a profitable
business and then have it ruined
beyond hope of restoration for
the lack of insurance.
WE'RE READY To INSURE
yon right now in one of the best
companies in the world. Say the
word and we'll issue yon a policy
?4- L&W Range
Laufens, S. C.
For a limited lime will
oftVr for sale
Apple seed Oats at 70c
Red Rust proof Oats at
65c per bushel.
No I Stover at $7.00
(>r 35c Per hundred, Ihe ln-st
value in rough feed for the
money on the market.
J. S. George
Phone Xu. .\.\ I,aureus, S. C.
Copyright I'Mour per hbl. $6.25
25 ll>. Sack Sugar t.40
roo 11). Sack of S.ilt .60
Seed Oats per bushel .70
811). package of Cofl'ee 1.00
Pal Rack per 1!>. .13
3 11). can of 'roi11.1tt.es . to
1 lb. can of Salmons 1 oc
or \ for .25
We gin Cotton, per bale 1.00
We buy Cotton Seed, per
We buy Cattle, at 3 1J to 3c
We buy most anything.
We sell most everything
J. I). Culbertson
Madcten, S. C.
all heart hand drawn,
car load lots.
Write for prices.
By Dr. F. J. In man
O. Why do school children
with good sight, require glasses?
A. Mainly t<> vest the eyes.
The eye does not obtain it's
growth until tin- child is about
the age of twelve. The growing
eve is taxed beyond its strength;
the proper glasses rest ami pre
serve tin- eyes.
I O. Why do children squint?
A. By squinting or frowning
the muscle in the eye is relieved
of strain, this is nature's way.
Study-glasses relieves this sttuiu
and thus prevent squint.
C^ Whv do children have
A. An eye headache is a
reflect pain caused by straining
the eyes; I lie- pain may lie over
the eyes or through the temples.
The remedy lor eye headaches
is relief glasses, to hi- worn while
Dr. F. .1. INMAN
Rnterprise Hank Building
Laurens, South Carolina
Si j, 7111 Street.
GET IT AT SIMMONS
We are now showing a Great and Varied assortment of Ladies
Coat Suits, Ready=to=wear Skirts, Millinery, Dress
Goods and Readv=to=wear Waists
Get your Hat, your Coat
Suit, and other wearing;
apparel at Simmons and
know you have the proper
style at the proper price
All the latest Novelties
in Neckwear, Belt Pins,
Combs, Bandeaus, Belts,
Baretts, and hair orna=
We can please you if you will give us a chance
0. B. Simmons
Laurens, South Carolina