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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 billet. 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 service.?The State. 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 tion. 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 shopping. Mrs. T. R. Wolff and daughter, Sarah, were in Laurens shopping Saturday. Mr. J. M. Fleming was in Laurens Sunday. 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 Laurens Saturday. 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 here Sunday. 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 lowing results: Wilson .6.598.000 Roosevelt.4,315.000 Taft. .3,350,000 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 Taft, 856.000. Naturally Excited. '"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 falling out. It'i not natural that young women should have thin grey hair that they cannot drcst becomingly. 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. FINAL SETTLEMENT. 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. Executors, 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 ' lIl-UHitl.t. A ( r< II 1.4 III k -| l it ft 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. Carpenter Said "'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 looks fine." That carpenter was simply experb encing the result of a perfect organi zation. 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; cation. "Buy of thr Mulrr" AUGUSTA LUMBER CO. au<;usia. c;a. 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 J c B U R N S & c 0 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! Clothing Sale! $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 Price Store. 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 to granddaddy. 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 for 60c RED IRON RACKET 1 pair line nci fiiankrtfl for ixm 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