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Bankrupt Sale of Women's and Misses' Suits
About two weeks ngo Coiihaiui ?X (Joinpuny, 22
West Nineteenth Street, New York, failed and A. II.
Skillin was made Keeeiver by the courts. Knowing
thai Conhaim & Company never made any hut Ihe
InuMer grades of WOMEN'S and MISS KS' TAIL
OK KD SUITS, .Mr. Mies took the train lor New York.
Aller arriving in New York and having a talk with
Ilm Receiver of Conhaim & Company, he said ho
wauled l<> seil the entire stuck of suits to one mer
chant and close the business up (|uick. Aller looking
He. stock of suits over carefully, we told him we could
use I horn all for our Spart an hit rg und Charlotte si ore v.
if hu would make iho price cheap enough. We finally
hottghl Iheir entire slock of soils for much less than
their regular wholesale prices. I iconuse we hottghl
them cheap does not mean thai I hoy are old styles.
Kaeh : i<d every i .: ? of them are 11iis season's hosl
style Und I he styles not heen right, we would not
have bought ih "n at any price.
charlotte, n. c.
Couduitn only made line tailored suits for I he hosl
city trade. Their tailoring and materials are of the
host. Kxamine the lining and the cloths in the $15.00
and $20.00 suits we are selling and \ on will find they
are I tetter than lots of makers have in I heir $25.00 und
In this sah you will find Suits for $15.00 thai you
can't buy et sc when for $20.00. and our $20.00 Suits
you will not find elsewhere for $25.00.
IV? an sellinff Suits for $35.00 to $00.00 that Con
haim sold wholesali al $45.0 to $90.00 per Suit. . You
ham never seen finer suits hen Hum these, Xo mal
ter what h ind of yood suit you want, wi will positively
s,tr, yon I'm,,, $5.00 to $2.000 on it duriny this salt of
lln Conhaim Stool..
In addition to these bankrupt suits, wo have also
mm kod down some of the suits from our regular stock,
so as to make these the biggest suit sales ever held in
Noi i Ii or Soul ii I';: rol inn.
TERMS of Suit Cash but your money back if
wanted. Sizes to fit everybody. ALTERATIONS
FREE. These soils are on sale at both stores. Spar
(anhurg and ('harlot to.
FREE RAILROAD FARE
In order that the women of the surrounding coun
try may gel acquainted with our firm, and at the same
time take advantage of this GREAT SALE OP SUITS
from the Conhaim Bankrupt slock, we will pay your
railway fare when you buy a suit fr. us. (This
olfer holds good only until December 25, 1900.)
This is tin' most liberal offer ever made by any
firm in North or South Carolina, but we feel sure to
have yon buy one of these suits. You will be so well
pleased Hint ever afterwards we will have your good
will and friendship, und this will bo worth much more
to us than the j.? of your rnilwnv fare.
FLOYD L. LILES COMPANY spartanburcs.c.
IN SOUTH CAROLINA
Culled And Condensed for
RESUME OF PAST WEEK
Current Kreuts m* Interest In This
state Selected ami llrlollj Noted
For Advertiser Headers.
Washington. By an order issued
by tiie Secretary of Agriculture effec
tive December t>. tin- following areas
are released from the Federal quaran
tine for Texas fever or lick fover <>i"
in South Carolina, the counties of
Oconoe, I'lckens. Oreenvllle, and An
derson; in Virginia, lamcuborg and
?Mecklenburg counties, and Bruton dis
trict of Vork county.
This action is taken a- a result of
the progress made in the extermina
tion of the ticks Which spread the (11
' < ??. sin<>> tie- beginning of this
work in 1901! over 80,000 square mill's
?>f territory have been freed from tick.;
ami released from quarantine,
Washington,- Thorc were s.vTn.277
running bales of cotton ginned from
the grOWlll of 11100 to December I. ilS
compared with 11,008,001 Vor (OOS, ac
cording to a bulletin of the census bu
11 an i sued today.
These figures count round hales as
half hales and oNClude Unit rs. They
Htand agalnsl 8,313,390 for 1007 and
10 207,808 for 1900. The proportion of
the last three crops ginned to Decem
ber i is M.I percent, for 1908, 75.5 per
<?>?)>(. for 1907, and TT."-' per cent, for
1906. Round bales included this year
are l:.::,!>Ill against 201,180 included
for 1908 and 154,030 for 1907. Sea is
land bales included are 77.770 for
1009; ?;stor 1908, ami :..v_".>!) for
The distribution of sea island cotton
by Mates for 1909 is: Florida L>r>,900;
Georgia 4:t.118; and South Carolina
8.7f>2. The total cotton orop for 1908
was 13.080,005, and for 1007 is 11,757,
822. The corrected statistics of the
quantity of cotton ginned this season
to November 14 are 8.112,119 bales.
By stateB the cotton ginned from
the 1909 growth to December 1 as
Alabama 919. 675; Arkansas 013,871;
Florida 55,958: Georgia 1.677,232;
lLouisiana 287,663; Mississippi 866,950;
North Carolina 536,103; Oklahoma
T>04, 836; South Carolina 998.340; Ten
n?*fsee 206,357; Texas 2,212,319; all
other stateB 49,133.
New York,?Emotionless and reti
cent as ever, Miss Virginia Wardlaw,
aunt of Mrs. Ocey W. M. Snead, victim
of the East Ornnge bathtub tragedy,
was sent back to jail today after a
hearing In the recorder's court In East
Orange to await the grand Jury on the
charge that she had murdered her
Ftecorder Nott held Miss Wardlaw
sfor trial after witnesses had testified
that Ocey Snead's dead body bad lain
from 18 hours to three of four days
In the barron East Orange house
?where Miss Wardlaw was hor compan
ion before the authorities were noti
fied of her death and a Ivndwrltlng ox
11 r 6c v Sn ncl : id \b< 'ii ii d i.(i write
' tell ? [gnnture to the pathetic little doc
r.iui nt. Otherwise the hearing In the
.ihtf?? Inr eaao was productive of little
! positive testimony thai boro upon the
manner of the death of the yOU.ng
Southern woman, or would tend t<>
fix responsibility for it.
Mi.:; Wardlaw Is a slsler of Rev.
A. (i. Wardlaw, formerly pnator of
11i? - First Proshytorlan church of Lau
CLINTON PERSON VI. IT L.MS.
Peterson Sisters Were Disappointment
Clinton. Dec 13.?A party of Clinton
young people went to New berry Tues
day evening to see "Polly of the Cir
The Peterson Sisters were a disap
Mr. and Mrs. 1). K. McDulllO of Mul
llns, visited his gistor, Mrs. I. YV. Ken
nedy, the past Week.
Tin' Ri v. and Mrs. .1. BOUUCII Branch
will bo the gUOStS of Dr. Jacobs un
til tie Ural of January when they will
go into their own home on Centennial
Th" streets are beginning to wear ;
i holiday appearance and are throng
ed With shoppers.
DR. .1. S. .MOPI'AT l i:< TI'RKS.
President of Krskinc College Talks
In Princeton Polks Personals.
Princeton, Dec. 11th.?Dr. .1. s. Mof
fnl of Krskiue College came yesterday
and deliverod the lecture last night
which was quite a treat and those who
did nol come missed a groal deal. Sev
eral were present from Ware Shoals;
among the number were Messrs Walter
and Arthur Cork, Mr. Iligglns and
Misses Luln Cork and Lila Mitchell.
Mi^s Nora Taylor has gone to Lau
rens where she has accepted a position
with Wllkes and Co.
Mr. W. II. Carter went to Ware
Shoals Friday on business.
Rev. Poster Speer had the misfor
tune to lose a valuable horse Sunday
Several men from this section went
to Oreenviile and Laurens Monday.
Among the number were John L. Dag
well, W. A. Rldgeway, Carter Rldg"
way and 1?. Taylor to Greenville and
M. B. McCuen. William Snipes. J. A.
Traynham and J. K. Senn to Laurens.
Mr. .1. E. Allen of Honea Path came
over in his automobile to spend Sat
urday with Mr. T. II. Carter and fam
Mrs. W. H. Monroe and children
went to Broadmouth Saturday to vis
It her parents.
Mr. George McCuen of Ware Shoals
visited his father Sunday.
Dr. Dritt Is here on a visit.
We offer One Hundred Dollars Re
ward for any case of Catarrh that
cannot be cured hy Hall's Catarrh
Cure. F. J. Cheney & Ca., Toledo. U.
We, the undersigned, havo F. 3. Che
ney for the last 16 years, and believe
him perfectly honorable in all bus
ness transactions, and financially able
to carry out any obligation made by
his firm. Walding. Kliman & Marvin.
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Intern
ally, acting directly upon the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system.
Testimonials sent free. Price. 760 per
bottle. Sold by all Druggists.
Take Halls Family Pills for const!
THE HONOH RULL
si i : Id hove in en Included in last
month's honor roll.
Following urn the names of those
in t le elty nnd mill schools who have
attained an average of 95 per coin and
over In scholarship .deportment and
attendance for, the 3rd school month.
First Ornde: George Allrlght, Luci
us Burns, Montelth Calne, Marshal
Bendy, William Franks, Lo/.nlne
Clooch, Mlkell Gilbert, Clarke Cray,
.lamees lluchlnson, Charles Hughes,
Waldo Martin. Henry McLood, Coy
Heid. Julian Walker. Flora Bennett,
Marian Bolt, Kathrlue Bolt, Rosa Cray.
Ilarriette Hughes. Caroline Rnnkin,
Sarah Sexton. Mary Smyth. Bee Wat
Second Ornde: Robert Alken, Bruce
Counts. Tom Davenport, Cabell Clar
rett. William Lake. Robert McCuen,
Boyd Lnwson, Mary Blackwoll, Juan
Third Orade: Robert Lucas, Wil
liam Parks, Calvin Teaguo, Mildred
Counts. Louise Dendy.
Fouth Orndo: Rollo Burns, Loin Mc
Phall, Strahler Rnnkin. O. 13. Sim
Fifth Ornde: Mary Sullivan.
Sixtli Grade: Herbert Sullivan.Inez
Hudgens, Louise Simmons, Lilln Todd,
Seventh Grade: Gussle Miller. Caro
line Roper, Mamie Austin. Harriet
Eighth Crude: Turpln Crout, Anna
PrentiSK, Theresa Shayer. Fdwin
Ninth Grade: Minnie Jeans. Mary
Pos >y, Helen Sullivan. Azilo Wofford.
Tenth Ornde: Rebecca Dial, Margar
ita Tolbort, Alluwee Watson.
First Grade: Vernle Clark. Joseph
Grlflln, Charlie Motte. Fate O'Shlelds,
Hoy Walker. Cora Ahereromhie. Kate
Eustace, LUlle Fuller. Lucy Lanhani.
Mamie Motte, Nannie Lee Snoddey.
Second tirade: Clyde Gosnell, Dur
roh Halrston, Clarke Tern pie ton, Eva
Duffle, Bva Robertson.
Fourth Crude: Leona Adams. Ethel
Gosnell, Ruth Gosnell, Maud Trlppe.
Alone In Saw 51!? At Mldnlsrbt
unmindful of dampness, drafts, storms
or cold, W. J. Atkins worked as Night
Watchman, at Banner Springs, Tenn.
Such exposure gave him a severe cold
that settled on his lungs. At last he
had to give up work. He tried many
remedies but all failed till he used Dr.
King's New Discovery. "After uselng
ono bottle" ho writes, "I went back
to work as well as ever." Severe Colds,
stubborn Coughs, Inflamed throats and
soro lungs. Hemorrhages, Croup and
Whooping Cough get quick relief and
prompt cure from this glorious medi
cine. 50c and $1.00. Trial bottle free,
guarranteed by I^aurens Drug Co. &
Palmetto Drug Co.
These Rainy Days.
"What yer puttln' yer umbrella un
der yer coat for?"
"Well, he wouldn't steal it."
"No. but he'd recognize it." ?Ally
For Eczema, Tetter and Salt Rheiint.
The Intense Itching characteristic of
these ailments Is most instantly allay
ed by Chamberlain's Salve. Mnny se
vere cases have been Cured by it. For
salo by LaUretlS Drug Co.
Wo have some elegant Dress Slip
per creations that any Society Woman
would bo delighted to receive as a
Christmas Gift. R. K. Copeland.
I Saturday Dec. 18th i
AT 2 P. M. g
uilding Lots 34 ^
These lots are a division of the Wofford property facing
Green street. Bell street and a new street through from Green y
street to Celia Vance estate. These lots lie welfare in a good ?fr
part of the town and are most desirable for building lots for ^
colored people. j?
1 he colored people are ui
^ on them. Nearly all lots
owned by colored people
rged to bid for these lots and build
:s in this section of the town are
of the better class. Now is your ,
chance to get a lot at your own price and on the terms you j?
can afford to buy. J?
Terms of Sale===One third cash, remainder in three equal J?
j? annual installments, if desired.
I J. N Leak
& The Real Estate Man
What about protecting
your property against loss
by fire. We have as good
as the best in the way of
Laurens Fire In
C. W. McCRAVY, Mgr.
Succeed when everything else fails.
I.i nervous prostration and female
weaknesses they are the supreme
remedy, as thousands have testified.
FOR KIDNEY, LIVER AND
it is the host medicine ever sold
over a druggist's counter.
To the Children!
Ah it has been our custom to entertain Santa Clans for the last
seven years, he Is now with us afrain with the greatest selec
tion that he has ever brought with him and Santa Insists that you
all come to see him often and write him many long letters and let
your little wants he known.
While visiting Santa, I want you nil ?little, big, young and old?
to call on me In the DRY GOODS, NOTIONS, and SHOE side, (or
I HAVE MANY BARGAINS IN STORE FOR YOU .
J. L. Hopkins