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TUE CORN EXPOSITION.
Will Ho Held in Columbia December
5 to 8.
Columbia, Sept. IS.?All plans nnd
details for the South Atlantic States
Corn exposition which is to be held
here from December "> to 8 were dlH
cussed at a meeting of the South Caro
lina Corn Breeders' association lit Co
The work of the breeders' associa
tion for the next two years was also
discussed. It is probable thnt a rep
resentative I' the Clemson extension
work will be placed In the Held next
year for the purpose of instructing
the members of the breeders' asso
ciation as to the way to carry out
Assistance by Columbia.
Secretary llamby of the Columbia
Chamber of Commerce appeared be
fore the association and discussed the
assistance the Chamber -of Commerce
will lend toward the success of the
The premium list for the four
States, Morth Carolina. Georgia, Flor
ida and South Carolina, has been per
fected and will be shortly announced.
At the meeting It was announced
by President Hudson that nearly $8,-j
000 had been secured as prizes for the
corn growers who send exhibits. Ev
ery farmer in the four States Is in.
Vlted to send exhibits.
Cora Show for Hoys.
Ira VV. Williams, the Stale agent of
the United States farm demonstration
work, was present at the meeting and
stated that he would hold his corn
show for the boys of the corn clubs
in connection with the exposition.
Over $2,000 has been secured by Mr.
Williams as prizes tor the hoys. Tak
ing tills and the prl7.es of the exposi
tion over $10.000 will he distributed
in prizes for fine corn ai the show.
After the meeting at the State honst?
the members of the association in
spected Craven hall, where the corn
exposition is to be hold.
ASSOCIATION MEETS OCT. 4.
A Lisi of lite Home la Which Delegates
The association will meet at Rabun
Creek chinch October itli and Italian
has assigned the delegates from the
Ohurchos to the following homes:
Bcaherdam?Mrs. Fnnnle Reeves.
Bellview Mr. .1. M. Sumorel.
Bulah Mr B. 1.. IhiUU.
Bcthabara Mr t F Babb
Chestnut llldgo Mr. <". a. Babb.
Clinton, First- Mr. .). a Mahon.
Clinton, Second?Mr It. M. Molt.
Cross um Mr. w. Owen?.
Durbin?Miss Conic Mahon.
Friendship Mr. O. G. I fix.
Harmony?Mr. J. a. Putnam.
Illghiand Home- Mr. M \V. Cray.
Holly drovo?Mr. s i: Gray.
Lanford?Mr. 11. U. Roper
Langston Mr. \v. p. Mahaffey.
Lhurens, First ?Mr. II. ii Mahon,
Lnurens, Scoot d--Mr. lames Roper,
Lydia?Mrs. James Irvin.
Mt Gallager?Mr c, B. Roper.
Mt. Oliva?Mr. W. a. Baldwin.
Mt. Pleasant?Mr. L, A Armstrong.
Mountville -M' c V. Hipp.
Prospect Mr. i l.. Mahaffey.
Princeton?Mr. J. H. Wolff,
Poplar Springs?Mr. Samuel Bolt.
Pnlon- -Mr. \V. P. Brtldwln.
Warrior Creek Mr R, Wright Martin.
Wati : loo Dr. .1. w. Reason.
Watts Mills Mr. W. F. Holt.
HOIV TO CURE RHEUMATISM.
It Is an Internal Disease ami Requires
an Internal Kcnicd.v.
The < ause of Rheumatism and kin
dred diseases is nn 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 nn internal reme
dy. Rubbing with Oils and Liniments
will hot 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 case tho pain, but tb'y will no
more cure Rheumatism than paint
will change the fibre of rotten wood.
Seit nee has at last discovered a per.
feet and complete cure, which is call
ed "Rheumaoide." Tested In hundreds
of cases, It has effected the most mar
velous cures; we believe it will cure
you. Rheumaclde "pets at the' joints
from the inside." sweeps the poisons
nut of the system, tones up the stom
ach, regulates the liver nnd kidneys
and makes you well all over. Rheu
macido "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 2." nnd 600
a package. Get a bottle today. Book
let free it yon write to Bobbitt Chem
ical Co.. Baltimore, Md. Trial bottle
tablets 2f)C by mall. For sale by LAU
RKNS DRUG CO.
Bridge to I.id.
On Thursday. September 20. 1010,
at II o'clock A. M. at the site, the
county clmmlssloners of Laurens and
Spnrtanburg counties will receive bids
for the erection of a wooden bridge
at a point known as Kllgore Bridge
on Fnoree River. Contract to lowest
responsible bidder. Certified cheek of
$2.">.oO required as guarantee that bid
der will. If awarded contract, within
ten day thereafter enter into a writ
ten contract and execute bond in one
half the contract price for the faith
ful performance of same. Tin; right
Is reserved to reject any or all bids.
II. B. Humbert.
UNCLE SAM'S DOCTORS.
Rank and Tay of Physicians In the
Uncle Sum employs more than J.000
These doctors are pretty evenly di
vided between the medical Corps of the
army, the medical corps of the navy,
the murine hospital and the public
health service. The complete army
medical corps includes 444 medical of
ficers in addition to the medical re
serve corps, the hospital corps, the
nurse corps and dental corps. The
medical corps embraces "a Burgeon
general with the rank of brigadier gen
eral, 1 1 colonels, lf>0 majors and 30(
captains or first lieutenants, with the
rank, pay aad allowances of officers of
corresponding grades In the cavalry
arm of the service."
The pay of doctors is Interesting.
The lowest rank held by medical of
ficers is that of first lieutenant. Tin
medical lieutenant gets $2.000 per an
cent, for five years' service, making
$2,640, or $220 per month. After ten
years' nci-vlce the piiy would be $2,880.
or $210 per month. The pay attached
to tlie rank of major is $:i,000 per year,
which, with 10 per cent added for each
five years' service, $3.900 after fif
teen years' service and $1,000 after
twenty years' service. The monthly
pay of lieutenant colonel, colonel and
brigadier general is $:57.">, $110.0(1 and
In addition to their salaries, officers
are furnished with comfortable quar
ters and keep of two horses free,
and groceries, fuel, etc., at wholesale
prices.?New Orleans Times-Democrat.
Card of Thanks.
Mr. Editor: Please allow me space
in your column to thank the voters of
Laurens county for the liberal sup
port they gave me in both the prima
ries. And I also wish to thank the
ladies for their kindness to me while
1 was canvassing the county.
, Ross D. Young.
SHLlllFF'S LAND SAL.:.
Mate of South Carolina,
Count)' el' 1,aureus.
Court of Common Pleas.
I.aureus Trust Comnny, Plaintiff,
A, B. Stewart, Defendant.
Pursuant to a decree of the court
in the above stated case. I will sell
at public putcry to the highest bidder,
at Laurens, ('. II.. S. C. on Snlesday
in October next, being Monday tin
3rd day of the month, during the legal
hoill'S for such sales, the following
described property to wit:
All that certain tract, piece or par
cel of land situate, lying ami being In
the county and stale aforesaid, con
taining ten and seven tenth acres
(107.10) more or less hounded by
lands of T. ,T. Hughes and William
Stewart, being the tract of hind con
veyed to A. It. Stewart by deed dated
in December 1 ss7 and recorded |n Vol.
2 page office of clerk of Court of
Laurens county, S. ('.
Terms of Salo: ('ash. Purchaser to
pay for papers. If the terms of sale are
not complied with, tho land to be re
sold on same or some subsequent
Snlesday on same terms, at risk of
Dated, this Sept. 10,1910.
J. 1). OwingS, Sheriff.
Laurens Co., S. C.
Citation for Letters of Administration.
State of South Carolina,
County of Laurens.
By 0. (}. Thompson. Probate Judge:
Whereas, S. R. and J. R. Dorroh
made suit to me to grant them Letters
of Administration of the estate and
effects of W. T. Dorrua.
These are, therefore, to cite and
admonish all and singular the kindred
and creditors of the said W. T. Dor
roh deceased, that they bo and appear
before me, In the court of probate*, to
be held at Laurens. C. IL. S. ?'. on the
29th day of September. 1910 1 \t. after
publication hereof, at II o'clock In the
forenoon to show cause, if any they
have, why the said Administration
should not he granted.
Given under my hand this 12th (lay
Of Septe liber, Anno Domini 1!?10.
O. (5. Thompson.
7-2t Probate Judge.
Cross Min Personal?.
Cross Hill, Sept. 20.?Miss Verna
Cnlhoun of Ninety Six is ylslting her
Bisters, Mrs. T, M; Plnson and Mrs.
Jno. W. Hanns.
Mrs. J. Hi Hasor, Miss Lizzie Car
ter and Mr. Karle Hasor spent Tuesday
Miss Carrie Goodman is visiting
friends In Mountville.
Mrs. J. A. Guthrie gave a "tacky par
ty" in honor of Mrs. Ida Wyte.
Mr. and Mrs. M. T. Simpson have
returned from a trip to relatives in
Mr. W. L. Nance is in Columbia at
tending the automobile races.
Miss Lyda Itudd has returned from
Dr. T. .1. Peake and Mr. .1. R. Wtl
cutt spent Friday In Laurens.
Mr. Ferrin Watts is visiting rela
Take notice that on the 8th day of
October. I will render a final ac
count of my acts and doing as Ex
excutor of the estate of F. 13. Wilcutt,
deceased, in the office of the Judge of
Probate of Laurens county, at 11 o'-1
clock, a. m., and on the same day will
apply for a dual discharge from my
trusts as Executor.
Any persons indebted to said estate
are notified and required to make pay
ment on that date: and all persons
having claims against sold estate will
present them on or before said date,
duly proven, or he forever barred.
September. S. 1910.?1 mo.
By authority of the heirs at law and
devises of Mrs. Lucia B. Nance (de-;
ceased) I will sell at public out-cry i
to the highest bidder for cash on the
public square at Cross Hill, S. C, at
Eleven o'clock A. M. on Saturday the
2 1th. day of September PJ10 the fol
lowing named and described tracts
The Hilt place one mile from depot
containing 146Vi acres, more or less;
the Home place just outside corpor
ate limits of town of Cross Hill, con
taining six acres, more or less, with
dwelling house of six rooms and out
buildings; one 02-100 acres adjoining
the above named home place; and lot
of one half acre in Town of Cross
Hill with three loom dwelling house
thereon adjoining lands of Mrs. N. E.
Davenport. Titles good and warrant
ed. Purchaser to pay for papers.
11. D. Nance,
As attorney in fc.ct.
August 20, 1910. B-4t
Too Late, Too Late,
to think about taking out a policy
on your house if it is already
burning. We take a risk but not
a certainty. If you have taken
time by tho 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 your
family to protect them from all
troubles. Do not be a laggard.
Stocks - Bonds - Insurance
Enterprise Bank Bujlding
Laurens, S. C.
We want to do your
I; and all other work in the Tin
and Sheet Iron Line
j; We will sell you a better grade of ?;
|i VALLEY TIN jj
;; than you have been using at the same price. j j
;; We make anything to order out of Sheet Metal ;;
;; Be sure and see our Metal Shingles before roof- ;;
;; ing your residence. ;;
;; Yours for better work and material. j;
DIVVER BROTHERS jj
;: Gray Block, Sullivan St. - Laurens, S. C. I;
i HAIAA4ilAiliiilllillAitAftillililAAli(IAA4#li4l>if*' m * m. ^ a i
Simpson, Cooper & Babb,
. Attorneys at Law.
Will practice in all State Courts,
prompt attention given to all business
Dr. T. L. Timmerman
Laurens, S. C.
Notice of Teacher's Examination.
The regular full examination for
teachers will be held on the 7th of
October in the court lrbuse beginning
at 9 o'clock. All teachers wishing
to take the examination are requested
to be in the court house by 9 o'clock,
and to finish work by 1 o'clock.
Let every teacher remember that
the law will not permit any teacher
to draw money who does not hold a
certificate. Bear in mind also that
there are only two examinations each
Geo. L. Pitts.
6-4t Co. Sup*, of Education.
By a resolution of the board of di
rectors of the Bank of Gray Court
notice is hereby given that a meet
ing of the stock holders of the said
bank will be held at the ofllce of the
bank at Gray Court, on October the
20th. at :5 o'clock P. M. to consider
increasing the capital stock from
$15,000.00 to $25,000.00 and to transact
such business as may come beforo
7-4t R. L. Gray.
f WE WILL
I Make it to Your Interest
To see us before you place that order for building
materials of any kind. We have a full line of
Flooring;, Ceiling", Siding; Brick,
Lime, Cement, Hard Plaster,
Laths and Shingles.
In fact everything with which to Build a house,
and our prices are extremely low. Call and see us
We are closing out our stock of Buggies, Wagons,
and Harness at Cost. Come to see us and
inspect our goods. "Seeing is Believing."
Gray & Easterby
LAURENS, S. C.
5 Selling: the Best of Shoes at reasonable prices, together
9 with our excellent Shoe Service has won for us the name of
The Best Shoe Store in Town!
Report may be hearsay, but if seeing is testi
mony, we stand ready to show you the Best of Shoes
with pleasing prices attached.
Wc would like to show you our Men's $4.00 and $5.00
Shoes, our Women $3.00 and $3.50 Shoes, our splendid
$1.50 and $2.00 School Shoes. We'd like to show you the
good points in these Shoes, have you see the new style
features, the splendid leathers, and the artistic 'Shoe Making.
We want you to know exactly what the "Best Shoe
.Store" can do for you in Fall Footwear. May we show you?
See the New Fall Styles in Soft and Stiff Hats.
The One Price
The Shoe Man