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SAM M'GOWAN FLEET PAYMASTER
Admiral Badger Shows His Esteem
for South Carolina Officer by Giving
ii iin Position of Honor.
Washington, Nov. 12.?Orders have
just been Issued here detaching Pay
Inspector Samuel McGowan from duty
at the navy pay office, Philadelphia,
December 2. Mr. McGowan, who Is
known in South Carlolna as "Sam
McGowan," has been nskcd by Admi
ral Badger, who will command the
Atlantic llert when It sails from New
York a.Inuary 5 to become fleet pay
master and the South Carolina naval
olllcer has decided to accept the
Although Mr. McGowan has served
all his sea duty and Is not required
again to make a cruise, the choice of
becoming fleet paymaster was so
much to his taste and so much better
than remaining In Philadelphia that
he has Indicated his willingness to
sail with the fleet.
Mr. McGowan is no w<w?ce in the
naval service. Entering the navy In
1894 he has seen much duty both on
land and sea In 1908 he was named
by the secretary of the navy as fleet
paymaster and made a memorable
cruise around the world. He was de
tailed to distribute food and clothing
to the stricken people of Italy when
that country was shaken by earth
quake. After he returned to this
country, Mr. McGowan had duty at
Charleston, and from there went to
Philadelphia. HM present assign
ment is one of the very best that could
possibly he had and the fact that he
was requested by Admiral Badger to
become one of his shipmates shows
his unusual popularity In the naval
Ordering Out Premiums.
Mr. C. A. Power, secretary and
treasurer of the county fair, has been
busy the past few weeks arranging
the awards of the recent county fair.
Just a couple of days ago, he sent
out notices to all prize winners, giv
ing them the proper "credentials" to
secure their prizes. If, by oversight,
any mistake has been made, he would
ho glad If it were called to his atten
LANFORD NEWS. ?
Lanford, Nov. 18.?Mr. and Mrs. J.
W. Johnson have returned home af
ter unending eome time in Florida.
Mr. C. L. Waldrop spent Sunday
with his parents near Cross Anchor.
Mr. J. R. Franks visited in Foun
tain Inn Sunday.
Mrs. O. L. Lanford and Miss Nell
Wei born were in Luarens Saturday
Mrs. T. R. Wolff and daughter,
Sarah, were in Laurens shopping
Mr. J. M. Fleming was in Laurens
Mrs. Louis Anderson, Mrs. W. J.
Henderson and Mrs. Dr. Bailey are
visiting at W. H. Drumniond's.
Mrs. J. W. Johnson nd Miss Othella
were among the business visitors in
Miss Brown spent the week-end
with her parents hear Laurens.
Mr. A. T. Cooper was in Laumes
Saturday on business.
Mr. Lamar Smith attended church
Mr. B. F. Lanford and Mr. Angine
Parson spent Sunday here.
Mr. Meli Fleming is visiting his
daughter. Mrs. T. B. Crouch, <*t Lees
vllle, S. C.
Miss Marie Patttrson is visiting here
Mrs. Earl Lanford of Spartanburg
was htrt Friday.
Mr. Claude Arnold, of Woodruff,
was in Lanford Saturday.
Quite a number from here attended
the show at Enoree Monday night.
Mr. A. P. Little and wife Vlslttd his
father ut Pleasant Mound Sunday.
Mr. W, P. Little lost a valuable
mule last week.
Mrs. Crisp and Mrs. Cray, of Enoree.
attended church here Sunday.
K jw He Founa Out.
"I should think you would be afraid
to take those things home How can
you teil whether they are mushrooms
or merely toadstools?"
"Why. you see. I never eat 'em my
sell, but ray stepchildren are very
fond of 'em. so wo find out what they
are by lettln" the youngsters test em."
Young man. read (iardy & Wilson's
nd In this paper and act accordingly.
THE POPULAR VOTE FOR PRESIDENT
Th?. vote by states fci t?;o presidency compiled tioui official, unofficial
and estimated returns up to date by The New York Herald, shows the fol
The table by states shows:
State. Wilson Voosevclt Taft
Alabama. 90.000 20.000 10,000
Arizona. 16,000 10,000 4.700
Arkansas. 75,000 28,000 26,000
California.2S0.000 280,000 .
Colorado.100.000 90,000 50.000
Connecticut.73.761 33,546 67.258
Delaware. 22,659 S.000 16,644
Florida. 33,000 6,000 5,000
Georgia. 92.804 21,000 5,505
Idaho.29,709 149.678 30,241
Illinois.103,000 389,561 253,095
Indiana .279,887 160.903 151.157
Iowa.31,855 216.703 155.748
Kansas . 155,000 140,000 62,000
Kentucky.214,850 102.675 110.270
Louisiana.00,000 l.ooo 10,000
Maine . 50.461 48.102 26.195
Maryland.112,000 67,579 54,000
Massachusetts.170.995 140,152 152,265
Mississippi. 65,000 500 3.000
Minnesota.145,000 165,000 80,000
Missouri.351.938 145.288 215,986
Michigan.I90.ooo 235,000 170,000
Montana. 44.000 22,000 27.000
Nebraska.109.000 74,000 58,000
Nevada. 7.000 5,100 3.800
New Hampshire. 34,743 17.802 32.743
New Jersey.174.691 135,938 76,853
New Mexico . _ 15.100 7,800 11,250
New York.650.721 387,653 450,466
North Carolina.146,000 60.000 30.000
North Dakota. 35,000 27,000 25,000
Ohio.401,000 210,204 272,837
Oklahoma.125,000 100,000 .
Oregon . 50,000 40.000 35,000
Pennsylvania.384,256 428,670 260.165
Rhode Island . 30,299 16,483 27.755
South Carolina. 60.000 3,000 1.200
South Dakota. 55,000 60.000 .
Tennessee .133.000 15.000 5.500
Texas .204,000 38,000 36,000
Vllxh "' . 35,000 13.000 40,000
Vermont.15.397 22.232 23.347
Virginia . 78.000 18,000 21,000
Washington . 95,000 125.000 75.000
West Virginia .109,000 77.000 54,000
Wisconsin . 146,131 52,080 108,630
Wyoming.16.000 15.500 7.000
Wilson's plural^y over Roosevelt. 2.OS3.000; Roosevelt's plurality over
'"Say." asked the man who was a
stranger Ii New York, "what's the
matter with that man In tho .ie.it
room? Ho's been making a terrible
racket for tho lost hour."
"Oh," replied tho bell-hop. "he'B
JuBt heard of a new table d'hote pluce
where ho's never et."
Piles! Piles! Piles!
Williams' Indian Pile Ointment will euro
Blind, Bleeding and Itching Plies. It ab
sorbs the tumors, allays itching at once,
acts ns a poultice, gives instant relief.
Williams' Indian Pile Ointment Is pre
pared for Piles and itehlnK of the private
parts. Druggists, mail f>0c and $1.00.
WILLIAMS MPQ. CO., Props.. Cleveland, Ohio
LAUKENS I)HIM; , 0.
Laurens, 8. C
WHY DON'T YOU TAKE BETTER
CARE OF YOUR HAIR I
Don't let it turn grey. Don't let the
Dandruff get a foothold and start the hail
It'i not natural that young women should
have thin grey hair that they cannot drcst
It should always he natural-colored-lux
uriant? full of lite and radiance?free from
ugly grey hairs and annoying Dandruff.
Nature intended thnt a woman's hair
should he one of her chief attractions.
Why not help her to keep it so?
USE HAY'S HAIR HEALTH
Kecj\s\ou Lookii i?ioui u>,
$1.00 and 50c at Drill Stores or direct upon
receipt of price and dealer's oatne. Send 10c lor
trial Utile.-Philo Hay Spec. Co. Newark, N. J.
For sale and recommended by
LAUKENS DRUG CO.
Lain ens. f\ C.
Take notice that on the UOth day of
December, we will render a final ac
count of our acts anil doings us
Executors of the estate of Talulah Irby
Jones, deceased, in the olllce of the
Judge of Probate of Laurens county at
11 o'clock, a. in., and on the same day
will apply for a llnnl discharge from
our trusts as Executors.
Any person indebted to said estate
are notified and required to make pay
ment on that date, and all persons
having claims against said estate will
present them on or before said date.
duly proven, or be forever barred.
W. C. Irby,
T. D. Darlington,
R. A. Cooper.
November 20, 1012.? I mo.
CHICHESTER S PILLS
JU^j^ m Till". 1MAMOM? UUAN?. ~.
I.ailUal A.U j-uur l)r??
Chl-ciioa-tcr'a IHuiiiond Tlrun<l>
Tabn no olh'r. Ilur of '
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DIAMIIM) lilt AM? I'll.l.K, f?r So
yc*t. known ?s lle?t,S?feit. Alwivv Koll.t I?
SOLD BY DRUGGISTS rVFRYWHLRE
Buck.en's Arnica Sal ve
The Best Salve In The World.
"'I certainly do like to work on ?
job where the material ia iuniUhcd
by the Augusta Lumber Co,"
"Everything they furnish i? right
? never any butch job ?carelessly
finished sash, doors, blinds, etc
Things go smoothly ?? contractors
feel good?we don't get called down,
and when the building is done, she
That carpenter was simply experb
encing the result of a perfect organi
When you build, let un make you
an estimate on your requirement*
It w'.ll save you time, trouble oi.tl
expense, and you will be certain ol
an A No, 1 job.
Our specialty is complete house
bills. Call or mail us join spec it;
"Buy of thr Mulrr"
AUGUSTA LUMBER CO.
N. 13. Dial A. C. Todo
DIAL & TODD
AilnrneyH ut I-nw
Enterprise Hank Building, l.uitrcne, S. C.
PRACTICE IN ALL COURTS
MONEY TO LOAN
BIG NOVEMBER SALE
New Goods Daily For This Great Sale.
Join the "Happy Throng" of Customers!
Let us put you wise?Come to Red Iron Racket and see with your own eyes.
Buy all Your Winter Shoes, Clothing, Dry Goods, Millinery, Cloaks, Hosiery, Gloves and Underwear, at
this Big Store in this Great November Sale and Wear the "Smile" that won't come off.
Great Bargains in all Lines!
$5.00 men's Suits.$3.00
#6.50 men's Suits.$4.39
$8.00 men's Suits.$6.24
$9-00 men's Suits .'..$7.19
$10.00 men's Suits.$8.15
$12.50 men's Suits.$9.97
$1 5.00 men's Suits.$11.25
$16.50 men's Suits.$12.39
Hoy's Suits going now at $1.18. $1.45, $1.94. $2.48 up to $4.97
for the $7.00 kind.
Cold Weather is coming. There is no other place in Laurens
so warm iis Red Iron Racket.
50c heavy Underwear for.37 l-2c
Ladies fine fur Coats.$4.98 up to $7.39
These coats are worth from $2.00 to $3.00 more.
Big November Sale!
3 sticks Good Luck Bluing.5c
7 cakes best Laundry Soap for.25c
boxes Gold Dust.10c
boxes Search Light Matches.10c
cakes fine Toilet. Soap, for.10c
0 pkgs Ragle Thistle Soda, best made.25c
big 10-quati Bucket.9c
big tin Wash I'an.5c
big Pie Pan.5c
sot white Plates.39c
large Rug ($1.50) only.98c
$l.oo Overalls 84c
200 pair Pnnts. worth from $1.25 up to $1.75, your choice 95c
Don't wear out your shoe soles running around looking for
what you want. Come to J. C. Burns cc Co. the Big Cut
At Cut Prices!
Standard Medicines, Jewelry, Watches, Clocks, Candies, To
bac. Cigars, Stationery.
Shnes. all kinds and fill prices for the whole family from baby
Baby Shoes . ..'.10c
Ladies' Shoes.98c up to $2.47
Men's Shoes.$1.18 up to $3.39
Shoes and leather art! advancing in the wholesale market. Buy
now and save lf>c. 25c to $1.00 n pair right hern,
L>.dies' heavy ribbed LndervcHt .23o
Big values in' Ladies < 'oat Suits . . . $4.98. $7.50 op 1?. $12.50
for tin- $18.00 kind.
IS lbs. standard granulated Sugar fnl'.$1.00,
Good parched ColFco going at, per lb.24c
Needles. Pins, Key Chains, each.lc
24 Safety Pins.5c.
Baby Shoes lOcts; Children's Shoes 48cts, 69cts, 83cts, 98cts, $1.18, $1.39 to $1.69; Ladies' 98cts,
$1.25, $1.39 up to $2.69. Come and shoe the whole family now while the Prices are Low.
We are located completely out of the High-Piiced District, 210 West Laurens Street. Don't Spend a Red
Cent until you get to the
1 pair lied Blankets
RED IRON RACKET
1 pair line nci fiiankrtfl
And you will wear the smile that never comes off and when you get back home with the Goods your Sweet Wife and Children will Smile and be Happy.
J. C. Burns & C0.--6 Red Iron Racket Stores?Laurens, Spartanburg, Green
wood, Anderson, Greenville, S. C, and Charlotte, N. C.
$1.00 Watches for ...oftc
$3.50 Eight Day Clock for .. ..$1.64
3 pkgs. Gold Dust for.lOv'
7 cnkfR Gold Band Soap.2."?c