Do farmers eat the proper
sort of food?
The farmer of today buys a much
larger proportion of the food that goes
on the table than be did ten years ago.
It's a good thing that this is SO because
be has a groat variety to select from.
He should, however, use great care
in selecting for the best results in
health and strength.
The widespread tendency in the ck;
to increase the amount of Quaker Oats
eaten is due very largely to the recent
demonstrations by scientific men that
the Quaker Oats fed man is the man
with greatest physical endurance and
greatest mental vigor,
Farmers should give this subject
careful thought and should increase
the quantity of Quaker Oats eaten by
themselves, their children and the
Packed in regular size packages,
and in hermetically scaled tins ior hot
GRAND LODGE ODD
Annual Session Was Held hast Week
In Spiirtnnhurg -New Of
Spartanburg, May 13.?The grand
lodge meeting of the Independent Or
der of Odd Fellows of South Carolina
adjourned yesterday morning after a
two-days' communication, the most
satisfactory and the largest attended
in its long history of seventy-seven
years. It will meet in Greenville next
year, the second Wednesday in May.
The election of officers, held yesterday
resulted as follows:
Grand Master, Wade Hampton Cobb,
Deputy Grand Master, Jas. c Long,
v Grand Warden, Jas. Ii. Craig, An
Grand Secretary, S. F. Killings
worth. Columbia, re-elected for the
seventh consecutive year.
Grand Treasurer. Ii. Endel, Greon
V111, re-elected for the seventeenth
Grand Representative, ('has. Kelly,
Grand Conductor. 11. M. Prince, An
Grand Chaplain, .1. I.. Michie, Dar
Grand Guardian, Fred s. Strickland
Grand Herald, .1. T. Tarver, Alken.
Grand Marshall, A. M. Dbggett,
Trustees of Odd Fellows' Orphanage
?Cole L, HleaBe, Newberry. elected
for three years to fill a vacancy; C.
.1. Pride, Greenville, re-elected, term
six years. There are live members on
State of the Order- M. D.
Cnmden; T. B. flutler, Gnftney
Wanna ma Wer. Orangeburg.
Constitution and By-Laws
Perry, Columbia; George It. Timmer
mnn, Bntesburg; H. F. Watson, Green
Finance?Kenneth Baker, Green
wood; II. T. Bnylis, Columbia; d. A.
Appeals and Grievances .1. A. Sum
merset. Columbia; V. V. McGownn,
Daurens; W. B. McGraw, Spartan
Election and Returns- T. M. Bur
gess, White Stone; .1. I). Tarn's, Lang
ley; A. P. Linoberger, Bock Hill.
Printing and Supplies?The Grand
Master, the Grand Secretary and W.
M. Franklin, of Graniteville.
Mileage and Per Diem?Dr. Van
Smith, Newberry; Max Kohlof Char
leston; N. 1). Bookman, Columbia.
Cliange in Method.
At this meeting of the grand lodge
th<> financial methods were revolution
ized by abolishing the ten per cent,
system and replacing it with a per
: I.. II.
Too Late, Too Late,
to think about taking out a policy
on your house if it is already
burning. We take a risk hut not
a certainty. If you have taken
time by the forelock, and insured
your property against fire, you
that, the company Will pay all
your losses. The race is to the
swift, and you owe it to yout
family to protect them from all
troubles. Do not be a laggard.
Storks - Bonds - insurance
Enterprise Bank Building
Laurens. S. C.
capita tax. It is expected that this'
method will raise the revenue of the
grand lodge at least $f>00. It is at
present $8,000 per annum, exclusive
of all donations and gifts.
At this meeting of the grand lodge
$ 1,500 was donated through its mem
bers and through sub-lodges to pay
off th" debt on the hoys' dormitory at
the Odd Fellows' orphanage at Green
ville. The orphanage at Greenville,
land and buildings included, is valued
WOMAN'S MISSIONARY INSTITUTE.
Representative* of Laurcns Count}
I'resbj tcrian Churches Attend.
The first annual meeting of the Lau
fens County Woman's Missionary in
stitute of the Presbyterian church was
held in the Sunday school room of the
First Presbyterian church Wedhes
day last. There were flfty-flve ladies
present, twenty-four of whom were
visitors from the various churches in
Laurens county. Mrs. W. W. Simp
son of Woodruff, president of tho
Missionary union of ICnoree presby
tery was also a visitor on this occa
The program for the day opened
with devotional exercises. Mrs. W.
T. Austin of Cross Hill was leader oi
the institute and told very interesting
ly of its organization, its aims and
workings. A paper, "the Mission
Study Class" written by Mis. A. M.
Copeland of Clinton and read by Mis.
W. .1. Bailey was enjoyed. There was
a prayer for mission study, then a
discussion of home mission work led
by Mrs. Baker of tile mill schools of
Clinton, and a prayer for home mis
At one o'clock the two missionary ,
societies served a delightful luncheon]
to the visiting delegates. The tables'
were laid in the class rooms of the
Sunday school and were decorated
with roses, anil the menu consisted ol
ham, salad, sandwiches, Ice tea. cakes
At the afternoon session, sifter the
prayer, Rev. C. F. Rankin gave a talk
on the Bible teachings of missions.
An interesting feature of the session
was the model missionary society dis
cussed and illustrated by Mrs. .1. F.
Jacobs and the ladies from Clinton,
closing with the consecration hymn.
Mrs. lt. T. Dunlnp gave a reading "The
Morning Watch." At the election of
otllcors, Mrs. R. A. Austin of Cross
Hill was chosen leader for next year,
Mrs. W. J. Bailey of Clinton, vice-lead
er, nnd Miss Ulla Beaty of Laurens,
secretary and treasurer. Some of tho
out of town visitors were Mrs. W. O.
Neville, Mrs. Hoheit Adams. Mrs. W.
S. Benn, Mrs. Brem, Mrs. W. 13. Owens.
Miss Craig, and Miss Wilson.
HOW TO CURE RHEUMATISM.
II Is au Internal Disease and Requires
an Internal Itemed)'.
The eaus;> of Rheumatism and kin
dred diseases is -in excess of uric
acid in the blood. To cure this terrible
disease this acid must be expelled and
the system so regulated that no more
acid will be formed in excessive
quantities. Rheumatism is an internal
disease and requires an internal reme
dy, itubhiug with Oils and Liniments
will not cure, affords only temporary
relief at best, causes you to delay this
proper treatment, allows the malady
to get a firmer hold on you. Liniments
may ease the pain, hut they will no
more cure Rheumatism than paint
will change the fibre of rotten wood.
Science has at last discovered a per.
feet and complete cure, which is call
ed "Rhoumaclde." Tested in hundreds
of cases, it has effected the most mar
velous cures; we believe it will eure
you. Rheumacide "gets at the joints
from the inside," sweeps the poisons
out of the system, tones up the stom
ach, regulates the liver and kidneys
and makes you well all over Rhetl
mncide "strikes the root of the dis
ease and removes Its cause." This
splendid remedy is sold by druggists
and dealers generally at 50c. ami $1
a bottle. In tablet form at 25 and 50c
a package. Get it bottle today. Book
let free if you write to Bobbltt Chem
ical Co.. Baltimore, Md. Trial bottle
tablets LT?e by mail. For sale by LAU
RENS DRUG CO.
COLLEGE OK CHARLESTON.
12(11 Ii Year Regius September 110,
Entrance examinations will Im? held
at the county court house on Friday.
July I. at " a. m. All candidate.-; for
admission can compete in September
for vacant Bovoe scholarships, which
pay $luo a year. One frei- tuition
scholarship to each county of South
Carolina. Board and furnished room
in Dormitory. $12, Tuition $40. For
Scholarship ami Entrance Examina*
The examination for the award of
vacant scholarships in Winthrop col
lege and for the admission of new
students will be held at the county
court bouse on Friday, July 1. at. 9
a. in. Applicants must be not less
than fifteen years of ago. When schol
arships are vacant after July 1 they
Will bO awarded to those making (lie
highest average at this examination,
provided they meet the conditions
governing the award. Applicants for
scholarships should w rite to President
Johnson before the oxainination for
scholarship examination blanks.
Scholarships are Worth SUM) and
free tuition. The next session will
open September 21, 1010, For further
information and catalogue, address
Pres. I). B. Johnson, Rock Hill. S. C.
. ? - ? % ......-v** J
z lip ,I HA' 8feM?R
To be assured full one hundred cents' worth of true value for your
every Furniture and House-Furnishing Dollar, invest them at
S. M. Cgb E. H. WILKES & Co.'s
Great Showing of Odd Dressers at Prices Phenominally Small
High Base Dressers
$8.50 to $22.50
They are in Oak and
Mahogany; high and low
oases; oval, square and
pattern mirrors; highly
polished; attractive de
signs. Priced from $8.50
to $22.50. These are val
ues with merit. Won't
you look them over?
$16.00 to $18.50
Whether you want building materials for be
low the roof, or excellent Shingles to top off the
superstructure, this is the place to buy lumber for
any and all purposes our reputation vouches for
that. We request a trial order,
We are closing out our line of
hi (;(;n:s and wa(;o\s
at a very low price. See us before you buy
GRAY & EASTERBY
Laurens, S. C.
Statement Jan. ist, 1910, to Conn. Ins, Dcp'lili't
National Fire Insurance Company
OF HARTFORD. CONN.
Capital Slock all Cash, $1,000,000.00
Funds reserved meet all Liabilities,
He-Insurance Reserve, Lopral Standard, i,<>vr>,r>77.2rt
Unsettled Losses and Other Claims, 802,8.55.01?
Net Surplus over Capital and Liabilities, 2,840,201.01
Total Assets January 1st, 1910, 0,328,707.25
.1. j. ADAMS, Agent
The success of n man in business
depends on his attention l<> little
A thousand get rich by saving,
where one gets rich by speculating.
That person is wise who in youth
makes provision for old age.
A dollar saved today may he the
foundation of your fortune.
Begin saving to-day, tomorrow
you may forget it.
Saving like- spending is a habit.
I lie Place to Put Your Savings is
Laurens, S. C.
X. I'.. Dial, President C, II. Roper, Cashier
To see us for
The best job of Electric Wiring, Electric
Chandeliers, Electric heating devices of all
Mow about a front door Bell?
Swygert & Teague
Agents "E. M. P." Automobiles
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