The Car For 5ervice--AIl Models.
D. H. COUNTS, Jr.,
I Laurens, - South Carolina
The Secret of Youth
Do you ever wonder how you can remain young, or
why other women older than you, look younger than you do?
The secret can be put in a few words: "Preserve
your health, and vou will preserve your youth."
By "health" we mean not alone physical health, but
nerve health, as, sometimes, magnificently strong-looking
women are nervous wrecks.
But whether you are weak physically or nervously,
you need a tonic, and the best tonic for you ?s Cardui.
It builds strength for the physical and nervous systems.
It helps put flesh on your bones and vitality into your nerves.
The Woman's Tonic
Adcock, of Smith
passing through the
"My mother," writes Mrs. Z. L.
ville, Tenn., "is 44 years old and is
change of life.
She was irregular and bloated and suffered terribly.
My father stepped over to the store and got her a bottle
of Cardui, which she took according to directions and now
she is up, able to do her housework and says she feels
like a new^woman." Try Cardui in ycur own case.
Write to: Ladies' Advisory Dept.. Chattanooga Medicine Co.. Chattanooga. Tenn.,
for Special Instructions, and <U-o?se book. "Home Treatment lor Women." sent tree.
FRESH LOT OF
THAT WILL GROW
D. LAN DR ETH '&
SEED IRISH ROTA TOES
AT THE OLD RELIABLE
Dr. Posey's Drugstore
HIDES! COW HIDES!
I low about your hides? Arc you satisfied with the present prices you are
receiving? THE CLINTON HIDE AND SKIN CO.. established and managed
by a practial tanner and hide mun, Mr. S. M. Watson, who has had lT. S. wide
experience In manufacturing leather and dealing in hides, is now open to the
public and will welcome any and all communications in this line. You can
ship your hldeB by freight or express and get your money by the next mail
satisfaction guaranteed always or goods refunded. Try us, we pay the
freight and express. Write for shipping tags and prices.
This week we will puy the following prices:
Green hides, per lb.7% to 8c
(!ro(>n Rnlt hides, per lb.S',a to 9c
Dry salt hides, per lb.10 to 14c
Dry flint hides, per lb...10 to llic
Try us once and it will mean a continuance of business.
THE CLINTON HIDE <? SKIN CO.
CLINTON. S. C.
I quote the following prices for this
week's cash purchases.
$1.00 can Coffee, 5 lbs.
lyouziaun Coffee, per pound
Laundry Soap, 6 cakes for
Lump Starch 5c pound, 6 pounds for
Dr. Price's Celery Pood, per package
Wheat Hearts, per package
Heinz Preserves, 30c can for
2 quart jars Pickles for
Fancy Lemon Cling Peaches, 25c can
Pink Alaska Salmon, per dozen
Nice sound Irish Potatoes, peck
I have a lot of other goods to offer cheap. Call and
J. S. BENNETT
LAURENS. S. C.
iiiu li/iunriio AUTAIV11DIUV, JU/
I LOCAL AND PERSONAL MENTION. |
Mr. and Mrs. CR. Bishop, Messrs
John, Thomas and Willie Swltzer.
MlsseB Clara and Lizzie Swltzer spent
Sunday at Woodruff with Mr. J. S.
Mr. E. W. Martin was out for a
short while Saturday for the llrst time
since his severe attack of illness.
Mr. Samuel Fleming Is home from
Davidson college on a visit to his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. 0. C. Fleming.
Mr. Hosea Thomason and family of
Woodruff were with relatives here
from Saturday until Monday.
Mr. Ernest Machen of Furman uni
versity spent Sunday in the city.
Mr. Jas. H. Boyd has sold his home,
located on West Main street, to Mr.
Fred W. Green, the consideration be
Messrs Willis D. Sullivan and George
Bush of Elleton spent last week in
Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Wallace have re
turned from Tallasee, Ala., where they
went some dnvs ago to attend the fun
eral of Mr. Wallace's sister.
Mrs. N. E. Davenport of Cross Hill
was In the city Saturday.
Judge and Mrs. Chas. G. Dantzler
W?l*e the guests of Mi. Jind Mrs. J.
F. Bolt during the sessions of the re
cent term of court.
Mr. Ford T. Cox, one of the pro
prietors of the Fountain Inn News
and Notions, was in the city Thursday.
Rev. W. P. Smith of Spartanburg
spent several days last week in the
city with his son, Mr. Lamar Smith.
Mrs. Elizabeth Strlbbllng of Spar
tanburg is visiting the family of her
daughter, Mrs. L. C. Gooch.
Sheriff J. Perry Poole, of Greenville
was in the city Friday.
Mr. E. P. MeCravy, mayor of Eusley.
wns in the city for a few days last
Mrs. John C. Goffgans of Newberry
was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Ii. \V,
Willis during the past week.
Mr. and Mrs Geo. A. Browing of
Qcldville were in the city Friday
for the millinery openings.
ANDERSON MI ST PAY
THE DEATH PENALTY.
(Continued from first page.)
upon an exception upon that ground,
the court said:
"While such a course on the part
of the trial Judge is. perhaps, unusual,
and possibly not to be commended, we
know of no law which forbids it, and,
therefore, we cannot say that there
was any error of law iu this respect;
and to that we are confined in cases
of this kind."
As no plea of justification was in
terposed by defendant, the alleged er
! ror of charging that there is only one
form of justifiable homicide known to
our law could not have been preju
Under the undlspted evidence a
charge upon the law of self-defense
would have been inapplicable to this
There was no testimony tending to
show that appellant was not legally
responsible for the crime committed.
The motion for a new trial for after
discovered evidence was properly re-;
fused. It was not supported by affid
avit that the evidence could not, by
the exercise of due diligence, have
been secured iu time for the trial, and,
according to the statements of appel.
Iant'8 attorneys to the court as to
the character of the alleged newly dis
covered evidence, it was merely cumtl- !
lative. But, aside from this, the de
cision of the circuit court on motions
for new trials for after-discovered evi
dence, In a law case, can not be re
viewed by this court, except for er
rors of law.
The appellant was not sentenced "to
bo publicly executed," the sentence
was that he be hanged "at the usual
place of execution." which is fixed by
statute within the county jail or the
enclosure thereof, Crini. Code, Sec.
The Judgment of this court is that
the judgment of the circuit court be
affrtnod, and that the case be rc- !
manded to that court for the purpose
of having a new day assigned for the
execution of the sentence heretofore
imposed upon the defendant.
The sentence pronounced by Judge
Prince, which it will he noted, was one
of the exceptions in the case, was as
"The defendant having been brought
to the bnr of this court, and having
been duly arraigned for sentence, anil
having been asked by the clerk of this
court what he had to say why the sen
tence of the court should not now be
pronounced, and he having answered
that he did not have aught to say fur
ther than had already been said by
himself and counsel, the sentence of
the court was then pronounced, as fol
lows, to wit: The judgment of the law
and the sentence of the court is that
you, John Henry Anderson, be taken
hence back to '.he place whence last
you came and there kept In close con
ftnement until Friday, the 23d day of
April next, when and whence you shnll
he taken by tlx; sheriff of the county of
Laurens to the usual place of execu
tlon, and between the hours of 11 In
the morning and 2 o'clock In the after
banged by the neck until you are dead,
dead, dead, and may God have mercy
on your soul.
Qeo. E. Prince,
"March 13, 1909.
The Motive for the Killing.
The story of the killing and the Im
mediate events leading up to it, as told
by Anderson on the stand, are in part:
"The first one that took sick was the
oldest girl. Another one was the third
oldest girl. I come backwards and
forwards, and come to the railroad,
and the house, as near as 1 can come
at it, is about n hundred and ten or
fifteen or twenty yards from the rnll
doad. And they would come out to the
rallrad whero 1 was. I asked them
how they were getting along. They
said they was bad off sick. My wife
never did ask me in, and old man Josh
didn't becauso he objected to my com
ing. None spoke to me except my own
family. She stayed sick, 1 suppose,
until about (he 20th, 1 reckon, of July.
The other one, she stayed sick as near
us I can come at it, along about four
weekB?never got bettor until way up
in August. She didn't. I come back
wards and forwards to soo her, and
several days I come down there to see
her while she wr?o ulck before they
got that crop laid by, there wasn't no
body at the house but them small little
children that wasn't able to do nothing
at all but get some water. My wife
was in the field boeing cotton, and old
man Josh was in the Held ploughing,
and my other two biggest children was
in the held. I says to her, 'Sick as that
child is, what you doing out there hoe
ing cotton??You ought to be in the
house tending to that child.' 1 says,
'How you manage to give the medicine
the doctor Rive you on regular time?"
She says, 'About the time I think it Is
medicine time I stops an goes to the
house.' I says, 'Then you goes back to
the held?' She says, 'Yes.' 1 says,
'Why don't you stay at the house and
tend to them?' She says, I have to hoe ;
cotton." 1 says, 'It* you was with me j
don't you know 1 wouldn't let you
work none; I would have you at the
house, and take the other two children
and go to work best as 1 could." She
says, 'Yes.' Her mother was at Water
loo then. I says, 'Where is you moth
er?' She Bays, 'At Waterloo, at Dr.
Foanell's. 1 says, 'Why ain't she at
the house attending to them?' She
says, 'I don't know.'
"I come In the corner next to the
pulpit In there at that door ? 1 was In
that settlement on that side (indicat
ing.) 1 come In the church and set
down right at the door, and set there
awhile and looked at the child In the
Coffin, and, of course, my heart just
got away there. And 1 never spoke a 1
word to nobody. 1 got up and went
Oil outdoors, and I stepped on the first
step out there, and I just pulled out
my pistol, and he was standing at tin
door there, and I shot him. And then
after I shot him I never snapped on
him nary other time no more. lie
whirled and caught around a tree.
"Q. Why did you Bhoot him?
"A. Because he didn't give up my
family and kept thorn In that hobble
against me. and I had notified him |f
he didn't put them out I would shoot
him if I met him. He told me to do
it now and be done with It."
Don't Throw It Away.
Clean your old and worthless furni
ture with BCay and w;iter. Then ap
ply one coat of L. ft M. Varnish-all
ready-for-use. It makes it new at a
cost of almost nothing.
Get It from J. H. & M. 1.. Nash, Lau
rens, J. W. Copeland & Co., Clinton.
The Sullivan township equalization
hoard has been in session this week,
Messrs Machen, Simpson and Wasson
having been busy goln? over the re
turns. They find some knotty ques
tions coming up for settlemet.
First. How can a man, wife and
six children cook, eat and sleep on live
dollars' worth of household goods and |
Second. How can a man haul pro
visions and guano from town, ride on
Sunday in a hundred dollar top buggy,
plow and make a crop with a ten dol
Third. How can a man support self'
and family, and pay all his debts on '
a three dollar per acre farm?
The board has unanimously conn
to this conclusion : If our people show
ed as much economy in their every
day business as they do in making
their tax returns, they would soon be
the most prosperous people on earth.
Tumbling Shoals, March 19.
Are you frequently hoarse? Do you
have that annoying tickling in your
throat. Does your cough annoy you
at night, and do you raise; mucus in
the morning? Do you want relief? If
so. take Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
and you wll bo pleased. Sold by Lau.
rens Drug Co.
DR. CLIFTON JONES
Office In Simmons Building'
Will Your Boy go to College?
It is natural that parents desire to give the boy
or girl the benefits of a college education. The
itcin of expense in many instances, precludes the
We know of one father, who in order to fulfill
his ambition for a good education for his son, has
laid aside each year since the boy was ten, one
hundred dollars in a savings account.
In this manner he will have provided the
uecessary expense money by the time the son is
A savings account can be put to any number
of good uses.
UAN K 3^ LAU RENS
The Bank for Your Savings.
Ready f?rthe Needle
BleacKed Linen Goods
Table Damask, Linen Sheeting and Pillow Casing,
Skirting Linen, Wash Linen and Linen Lawns?
all guaranteed pure flax.
Bleached Cotton Goods
In all Weaves, Plain and Fancy. Here is shown the
Kilkenney Suiting, a plain texture, while sheer, shows
up a round thread, a guarantee for service. With the
return of the season India Linon is still a strong com
petitor among summer textures, having always passed
the laundry test satisfactory. .Special numbers are shown
here at a tractive prices with pretty designs in Yal. Kdges
and Insertions to match for trimmings. A limited quan
tity of 27-inch Colored Figured Silks, the 50c quality,
at 35c, while they last. Plain and Striped Cotton Pop
lins with Mercerized Finish, in desirable colorings.
"II\ degrade"?This is a double fold printed goods,
prominently advertised in the fashion magazines. A
durable fabric of sufficient weight to make a comfort
able spring suit. New Neckwear and the latest craze
in Hair Fixings, at
W. Q. Wilson & Co.
ARE FIRE PROOF
IplIF.V will not burn. Will not split or curl like wood shingles.
A Will not ( rack and roll oil like slate. Will not 1 i;i at the scams
like plain tin. Neither will they rattle during high wind storms.
They never need repairs and last as long as the building. And last
of all, they make the handsomest roof and are not expensive.
Apply in Local Dealer or
COUTItlGIIT METAL ROOFING CO., Philadelphia, Pa.
is a good thing, and we are now offering
some good values in Real Estate. We be
lieve they will prose good investments and
solicit your investigation. If you have any
property to sell list it with us, we will do
our best to make quick sales for you. If
you want to buy any real estate let us know
what you want, ?and we will see if we can't
fit you tip, Could handle about 3 well im
proved 40 or 50 acre farms, conveniently
located, at reasonable prices.
Laurens Trust Co. I
C. A. Power, Mgr. Real Estate Department.
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