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LAURENS. April 20 1887.
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?AfeoGal anet SpgGiaLfe
Attontion ls Culled lo ino roi I ow in
new advertisement; A. W. BuriiHldc
Letter of Administration, Cash Co.
Spring Opening; Minter A Jamieson,
Locals; Kennedy Bros, loojJ. M Ham?
ton, Kool Hstato.
Seo Cash Co's Ail ned o: mino their
Hall tosBOrfl nren little behind this sea
son in Laurens.
Conon Teas, unlimited supply nt Wilkes
Book and Drug store.
Memorial Day. May 10th, will be ap
propriately observed at tina place.
There arc now in eon nenn nt in tho
Stale penitentiary 1,017 convicts against
08? at this time bast vear.
Last Saturday was picnic day for mer
chants hero, and our advertisers report
a largo yield of lucre from their Spring
A crazy negro, from Crots Hill by the
name of.lohn llcnr.\ Puller, was carried
to tho asylum from this plneo en Mon
Hydrophobic generators timi Ibo ni
mosphoro of Laurens una holosouto un
less they oarry tho budge of tho connell
about tbolr necks.
Tho relut'"os and friends ol Mr. AL
VIN Hu.I., Y ?il bo pained to leam of bis
deatli willoh .courn d on thu 211 li inst ttl
his home near I lisbon.
The commit tee having in charge the
work ol' soliciting siibcriptioiis to tim
capital stock of tho colton factory, will
bc n ady to report on Monday,May 2nd.
Wo bavo lt lroni n<>o<l nuthority that
a factory for making handles, spokes,
and tho Uko will be in Operation lu re In
a very .short tinto. Let tho good work
T. A. Ru Hook's World renowned Arl
l'exhibition will bi tho next iittrtietlon at
Watts Hall, April 22nd and 2"lrd with
Batu rdav iiuui noe. For boneiU ol' Black
ville sit lier ors.
Hills that have had second read
ing and wo four will bo past. Hill
duo Qruy it Anderson.
Ono of tho groat needs of this plneo al
tins tone ls a brick yard, oar SlippD .
now comos from l'luni Brimeh, Foun
tain Inn and other places, This speaks
badly for wblo-nwuko Laurens.
Courting a girl }.* Uko starling a news
pnpor. lt starts out as(a weekly, then
it bocoinos a t i'l-wookly, then merges in
to a dally, lt it lins any enterprise it
comos out with an extra occasionally.
Abbeville County lias mon? newspa
pora than any in tho State und I iin
o.hor will soon bo added lo ta .i- t. A
Prosbytorlan paper \> di soon be Kt a ried
at Abbeville F. IL. Whleh Um HfoiiuM
says, will have the bruins timi money to ;
Oroonvillo will soon hine nnotho.'
hank; then when our second bnu'rf opens,
Charleston, Columbia, Creenvlllc
Laurens, will be the oidy cities i t
Slate that COU support two such illSliiil
Cull on Dr. J. Mut Biddi" nt (?ray
il'A mi or son'.s Shop if you need ro
llo;. Mo lfns lind u wonderful prac-1
tico in line work und never fails to
A journal published in Philadelphia
ended Rntcrpn'xe, gives thc following
information: "B. W. Bull, J. W. Fergu
son, H. V. Simpson and N. ll. Dial have
formed a company willi $500,000 capita! ;
to build a cotton factory at Laurens,
S.e." Wo ni o willing lo go away from
home to get such encouraging news.
Boforo buying your Millinery , White
doods and Holies, don't fail to go to
Minter iv, fiimlnson's Bmporium. They
lliiVOOVOrything NT.W. No obi or shelf
worn goods from \\ Idell to ?elect. Th I s
ls ?heir first season in Millinery. They
have everything of tho latest style,
quality ami pi loo lo suit every one.
In this County whore 1000 h Mes of cot
ton aro grow it ( Ihoro aro r.ol .'W bales in
(ho hands of farmers at lids time, con
sequently the taie \ prices which tho
st it pie ls bringing lit the. time ste >u 1< I not
induce any to increase Ids icrciigc. lt
is very nice for colton to lie high, hut it ,
ls nothing le farmers now.
Mrs. W. A. .Ian., on and Miss llor?
tenso Wolff would I II form (he ladies <>r
Laurens and Cou II I y that they will han
Iheir Millinery opening very soon, bul
cannot spoclfy any particular dav nt
present, as tlioir sales on Trimmed Fats
oAvo boon so groat in tho last few da v
that they have been unable to gol a HilT
UolOntSupply en band lor un opaline;.
Wo heard a prominent cotton buyer
say Hie other day ii. roforoilOO ti? our
proposed cotton factory, "I v. ill slav in
Laurens and see lui. ks ami mo; tar piled
together, 1 will watch the machinery
piiiee.i In position, bul when Um wheel
tums I will seek another ti- ld. for cot?
ton wi 1 be wo.th more horetlicti than i
will have lo give for it at other places.
Wo ure trying very i md to pienso
everbody wo den' with in three
particulars; 1st. Low prices; 2t.tl.
Finely tlnishcd work, and last but
not least, we collect before you
have*limo to forget thing?.
(Jmy & Audei' m.
Wo had a genuine strike in town last
week. Thomas Fi is v, a colored cont mo
tor, undertook l?? du a cistern isith iii
cnpiiolty ofTftfOOO gallons for $30,00, and
0tnploy?U u force of hands io prosociito
thu work. Thov lunged away for S?V*
oral days, but Oil learning the amount
tho contractor was to re? eivo whOft Ibo
work was finished, tboy folded their
arms mid silently ulolo away. In tho
ul ter to- o i n reporter Inion hs. i ? 'Idiomas,
und in nnswer to our questions til* dark
ey replied, "Oil no ISMS, WO Rilli ..tun U,
WO'M only honoring Jeff Davis' birth
day." Tho strike did not seri ne ly re
Miss Alum Dement and Mr.John Rid?
die, Wort married on Wetlnosdr ! ist nt
th? rosldonco of Fol. (L F. Mo '
Mnrrb-d, on Thursday lilli mst, at
Molen ,, H.C- Mr.W. V. Wright of Uu?
rons .uni Jilts An Vc oreneker, "f New
Saved Hy a Dog.
On Tuesday morning at 1 o'clock,
tho guests ut tho Kondella
Motel woro aroused I rom
slumbor by th? peculiar and torilfllo
burking of u dog belonging la tho hotel
proprlotess. tn ascertaining tho eauso
oftho disturbance it WUH disc? vern! that
a lump had exploded in (ho third story
ol" I he building and tho hr?; was well un
der way. Ii was promptly put out, ?nd
tho building saved by tho canine. We
surest that our "city faders"' remit
(ho tax on this (log.
Permit us through your columns to
express our slncoro thankH to our rein
tl vos und blonda of Clinton, s. c., tor
Ho- valuable box jost received (IR a token
ol' t In ir heartfelt syniyathy for us in our
misfortune, und may Ood reward them
in love and prosperity tor their kindness
1). A. OI/ICNN,
li. E. UL1?NN.
Senora, S. C., April h'lth, ISN7.
Tho following ls a Utile fellows llrsl
attempt ai a composition; "Thero aro
many frogs in this world. Thero are little
iv ?i bin frogskind i hen in iga (hui ure nol
quito frogs becnUSO (ley arc not old
enough. These aro cal I od tivbpolcs.
A frog is] not n useful nnbmd. Mis
principal occupai lon is to make a lotto
soiuo noiso on Ibo creek, bul sume can
Jump. A tad-po|c can't Jump, I hate
frogs, ll is said there are S I varieties of
frogs, though I have nol seen du ni all.
Thoy are not parir ular ubotll what they
ont, though they don't havo teeth, A
frog lives a long Hmo but what particu
lar ! nd lt does lihn 1 can't toll. That
ls ail I know 'hont frogs.
?lcltf?iOUS \o? lee.
Oil the Uh Sunday in this moid!) it is
proponed to begin a mooting lu Iho Meth
odist church to continue as develop
ments may warrant. To thosejsorvlccs
OVOrbody in Laurens is cordially invited.
Tho purpose in hy concentrated and
continuous uso ol' tho means,- pr. idl
ing und exhortation, prayer and praise
to revive tho church und convert sin
ners. li jis desired that all christians
WilllOIlt i ch renee lo (lOUOIll i lia t ?ell s
unite, and al: are cordially lll\ it' d lo it
St). A rc\ I viii w ill do us all good ami al!
should ih sire it ami pray lor il ami work
for it. Conic theil ont! ami all and h il ll I
put ibo Lord to u lest that ho may pour
us out a very largo blousing. Ile has
said, " An? anti ye shall rbi Cl VC." Lol
tis claim thu promise,
J. M. CAKLISLK;
Laurena County Hilde soeioiy.
The anneal ineotillg ol' tho Laurens
Counlv tiiO'.e Society was held last night
Iii thc Presbyterian Church of Laurens
and wn.sun interesting occasion (otho
christian people of thc town. The Kev,
Thin.un M. .Law ol Spnrtunbuig, Um
recently appointed Superintendent for
tho dint riot of North and South (.'aro lb
nu, \. -. with us ami contributed greatly
to th,: interest and pruitt ol' lin. mooting.
A largo congregation Uss iniblud at s
o'clock and devotional oxorcUos, eon
HfKitng of singing hy the ( !hoir, reading
lin- Scriptures ami pruvor by the Pastor
ii et. Mr. Law thin deliverer au h.
sir..elive address ill which hu gUVO au
account o. the origin of ibo A monean
Uiblo Soi loty, its aims, objects and mo
dos ol'operaliou mid closed with ?1:1 np
pOllI to all Christians present to co-oper
ate in the grand missionary ?uni benev
olent Work willoh this great agency is'
seeking to llCCOlkpliHll Iii' showed that j
ii was one 01' thc ujrcnlosl missionary
agencies in existence since it cont ri bitt
es f 170,000 un n u al ly to ihi> cnuso. lids
it docs hv publishing coules of tho Scrip
t ires for the missionaries in the various
languages and dialects o' Hie races j
among whom they labor in nd parts of
tho w orld, ll anns thron g i ils auxilia
ries und bruiioli soditticM in the United
Nt; t. s io phi -.. a copy of tho Hillie in ev
ery house in each Slate of tho I nion.
Ile also explained its uiotle ol'operations
sllOWIilg how ii aecoill] Ushod ibis work
hythe aid of auxiliaries, superintend
ents Slid colporteurs. Ho answered tho
?plest ?I,II how it raised (he largo amounis
of moiioy necessary to accomplish tho
extensive work v\ nicli lt net for Itself to
do. This is dono by inoiius ot' logados,
contribution from chin-' hes, auxiliary
societies ?ind individual-, v. ho appreciate
the importance td' Ibo ivoi'K and are Wil
ling to contribute ol' their means for its
objects, The soo le ty (loos not proposo
lo make money hy its op?rations at all
but ?illy to publish (he Word of Clod
without noto or comutont and sell it ?a
a- Ulai cost in every vari -ty of binding
(ba it niuy bo within tho reach ol'
i > .11 the pool esl Of OUT people. All?! ?I'
uv ?ire so poor thal they cnn HOI pun-h
it ai any prjOO UlOII it is given away.
Tho addI'OSH w as ver;, practical ?ind re
plete with information und was llsionoo
to Willi deco I ll lores! by a large con
grega! it 11.
A proposition was inai'.o at tim conclu
sion to enroll a i now UlOlilbors in Ibu
Laur US County Milito So -iely Sil those
who were Willing to contribute ono dol
lar a year to thc treasury o)f this .society.
A oanvnssof the congregation tlovo'opocl
tho la-t thal e glltOOn person:! were wil
ling and their names worojonlored as
now mom hers of this Society. A s-mill
amount of earl, was contributed hy those
who declined to give their names na
1 c iv men.hers.
Tho reports <>f the F ocroi try ami
ProSSUrOr '.vero then read show ing tho
1 amount of work done (luring the yoar
! past sud tlld amount Still remaining in
tlie treasury. Mr. Samuel ll. Todd,
Sr., was unanimously elodea Prcddoni,
and Kev..John M. Carlisle, Itcv. .Ino. P.
Pitts und Hov. IC. 0. FrlofSOn wore elec
ted N ice Prt lldeiltSI Pr- .lohn A. ilnrks
<!;,! was elected Secretary and Mr. C.
h. Pike, Troastin r. The depository
will romain ns before al Ibo store of
Mc-srs Ballot Pike, w boro any person
Wishing to purchase a copy o? the scrip
tures can always US SUppllOlL Messrs
Furguson, Fuller, Dllllngnam, crews
: nd rune elected to form un Incentive
Thus closed a vory InterosUn? and
Drbiftltble meeting of tito Laurens Com -
ty Hillie Society at wi,lob wo trust a new
ind etas w cs given bl tim cause ol' bible
distribution* in ourjeo'dlliy*
I Ap?b M, ISi
rt is -wr
Ovar s li. O?
y?wrs of exponen
lx't'H heforo. ( >i
but KVnik <?CO(ls
Miss Lizzio Davenport, is visiting in
Mrs Dunlclln, linn boon quito sick for
sovt ral days,
M I Ss Roso Wright, North Carolina, is .
visiting Mrs Plus*, in Jersey?
Capt. Jon? RonnuTsoN urMvo<l last
wee!; with a lot ol' Texas ponies.
Mrs. J. M. VISANSKA luis our lluinks
for ti supply of Passovi r Dread.
Mr S. I). Cisrltnglnn lost n largo lol of I
. .or.I woo?! by Oro on Saturday.
Mrs J ano Parks, of Spart a n burg, vis
ited tho family of Dr. ./. s. Ilarksdalo
Mr. P. A. Ol.F.NN, fanni ly of this
county, Imf now ol'Seneca City, bad tho .
misfortune to loso lus house by liro a
s! ort limo ago.
Col R. I). CiJNNiNnir.vM anti Maj. il.
N. CL' NN i KO u<\ M, roi u H ves of John c.
Calhoun, hav e boon in\ Hod lo take pari |
in tho unveiling ceremonies in Churlos
Ion on tho -ot h.
During Ibo piny willoh was rendered
on Tuesday by our amateurs. Mr. Lin;
SIMPSON nu t with a most painful Heel
den I. In n mo t tragic part of the
pot'iormnnco n pistol was ll rod and hy a
mischance it indicted n serious powder
burn lu his nico and several partidos of ;
po.Vder entered one eve. Ile is still J
confined lo bia room, bul uro trust will
soon bo oui again.
J, P. J. Cab! well, Ksq,, et' Newberry ?
as special Referee, was engaged at Cds '
place last week in ibo CUSO Wtildt'Op
ri al, i**, beaman ct al. This is an im
portant oqiiilV caso which reipiired
lin ee days io tako testimony. I". P.
Met iowan and L. \V. Simkin t < presont- 1
ed tho plaintilf, and Hull ?V: Watts, liol
ne . .'. Simpsi ii, Poi nason and Tompson
and Duncan of Spartan nu rg, tho tiefend*
ants. Inasmuch - s thc Muster is reb.it
tod to sonio of i lin parlies, it spacial Ref
eree had (<> be appointed.
MANUFACTURE OF VALENTINES.
Tho Vallon* eroi'emcs YVhlctl ,1 rn l"ni
ployed-Poetry hy tho .' .- .I.
Tho nvcrngo ellison ii not apt to receive
n< >;nio valentine descriptivo of hts prin? i
cipal fault or wcaknet s with any degree
of pleasure. Ho oftener gels mad and
in HOI no civ ca scarchca for lb.? son 1er. A
factory in this city lins, during th'? past
ten month ., turned out t5,ooo,OOO comic
end 0,000,000 BcntimonUai valentines.
With such advantages practical jokcm
and lovers will havo plenty < >f material
with which to work on fc'ob. 11, Valen? !
ti no's birthday. The ?.rnier prevalent
custom of Venting n potty spito by send- ;
big ti cornie valentino has comparatively
died nut in the eastern ?uni middle nt at cs.
Wi .t of ibo Missie i;.;.i liv, r tho valentino ?
has, howovi r, a ready nalo.
1 recently paid v. visit to tb - nbov<
mentioned factory. Tli'Q many opera
tions through which toy book tan i valen? ;
tines pas? liefore they aro r. .ely lo b0 de
livered to tho retailer are interesting.
Tlio first floor of tho factory is occupied
by paper cut ti ng and embossing machines,
Tho pa pt r on which valentines uro printed i
i i received from tho manufacturer direct,
and i.? not in a condition fi r usc. lt
must bo cut hi pieces, 4x3 I-fl foot, nnd ,
on which aro stamped sixteen comic val
entines. After Icing' cul, tho p.ip -r i;
taken to tho second l|oor and [?rintel,
Threo hundred out of tho 400 employes
in tho factory aro wornt n and girl .
While tho majority of tho work ia dono
by skilled labor, some departments uro
operated wholly by machinery.
On die sixth or top lloor half a dOSCll
artists draw tho pictures used In valen-I
tines and toy lx>o!:s. After a drawing is
modo and photographed tho negative i ?
coated with a solution nut! oxpoaod bilbo ;
Ti in, Tho negativo is again ct ate I, this .
timo with lithographic Ink, and placed hi
A basin of water barely deep onough (.?
cover it. The ink ii washed OlT, oxcopt
Hint part Of tho pinto Oil which tho ???.W
big ban keen photographed. Tho nega
tive is thou ready for the etcher. Tho
etching pl'OCCSS i i IOO Well known to hear j
repeating hero. After the drawing bf
been etched on a slue plato it is ready for ?
tho press. Tho operation hy which
rough /.inc is mad.1 smooth is interesting.
Tho zinc ii placed under inovablo cnn ry
papers, which ure changed half hourly.
These pupers vary from laird to soft. Tho
constant friction of tho ornery woura,
away tho Kino, so thai in Hmo it liecomcs '<
ns smooth nsgkttS. Seven papers, dtlTcf
lng in quality and thickness, aro used in
Superintendent Tiiompson c titnatcd
that (he firm OWUCll 100,000 Stool nnd
rino [ilates. lt must not booupp??cd Ihnt
a V Aldi tino <::!i ho struck o?r completo by
ono ImprcGsloiii in some caspt valen?
tinea poss through no looa (lion a dozen
Impressions. Bach impression adda a j
did' uni shade or color lo tho picture.
Tul:o for cxamplo a drawing of ft imo
chinist at v/ork. Tho man':, bat |fl red.
Ibu face alni arms airo pink, bia hair and
o M'IM ? O - blue, with a tingo of hice':,
tho apron and tobie aro yellow, tho
trousers green, while uto shoos un? blue,
with a tinge cf black.
Sontiroonlnl valentines are made of
fancy naper nial satin. Tho piafes pass
through tho samo procesa a? comics. Tho
handsome, highly perfumed valentinos,
which tho languishing swain [mys from
$:i to ?"> for, mo halal painted, or, as tho
superintendent said, touched up. Tho
touching up Consists of artistically daub
ing paint hero and thero ul/oi'.t tb?? out et
surface of tlio valentine. Tlioso hasty
strokes result in flowers, pi.?lures dexa i p
tlvo of the billinuj ot tu vt lo dov. i. rmi
bli 2plGa.sui.re -wo c
County -t'ne fin?
.oocls, I-jato? 3 CL ri. ri
3S eur? unsurpasE
s quantities of Spring Goods nnu
co in selling goods We fi?ll (->- ;;>
ir goods were bought right and
alike to nil.
pastoral sc ene;:. Tho valentino Arin* em
ploys a poet, lo whom il pays o weekly
Biliary. This genius writes yarda upon
yard?of poetry (';? daily. Tho Arni's pro
duction of comic valontinoH lids year In
eludo 2,000 dillcrent designs mid tho
samo humber of original v< rses. Tho
p<?! la; within tho post six months
written 2,000 cornie versea, in addition
to 500 \ rses of sentimental poetry, lt
ls said Dud valentino poet/ .' wdiilietill lo
writ'-, and il this bo tn!" Ibo <- a:'; < r < ?
2,00 i von' s averaging eight lino? each, ?
i. entitled to no little consideration.
Cor. Urooklyn langlo.
A PARIS PflEGTIDIGITATCUn.
A Troucformnthtn ; reno ?.r (lui Great
M.vatory-I-'lower.i Irom rn Pk ult.
"To know exactly what I want will
givo forco lo tho aoconiplis?mio?ii of my
mission," Bald the Yankee io i . >. Aral
v.l. M tho curtain waa rallied at 4:'?0
o'clock I was snugly heated io froid of
Uio alago <?f tho diminutivo Theatre
Ko! rt 1! ?udin, ready to toko my Ar&t
fe . in psjr. V. bat 1 iXiW waa Hot
c'. all what I expectc: 1 to eoe, and a niau J
carefully dressed ii tho convohllonnl
swallowtail and whilo cravat holding a
plaster bust in Ida bandy, jus! Pitch a
ono as you I.; vri soon in evo/y nriLt's
aludi?, explained that Ito would end- ?ivor
to occupj an.) to inion ? tho audi* nco bo
fore Ibo regular performance of M.
Lerner, ?or de Neuvlll -. A numil t..' ! * i i
Liront of him occupied tho stage. Whet
. e nal Amt lo tirresl ?he attention < f th?
uidienco wa.i to j:.-., a tho pkt ter oast of a
ieuialo bead lo a number cf bin nearest
neighbors, to confirm t1"? r< ??ty of tho
impression that it was nothing moro or
losa limn what it n pn ?entotl l<> tho eyes
/all. MU rt lie examin?t lons bad been
duly regulated to the entire f?li i.V.ccion j
-? those who handled Ibo pro? f, thu man ?
.. the nw'allowtail pla , d ibo i lush r i
bud en th?? labio waiting fi r il.
'.What he dill next vais not sui mili. -I
to th? judgment < f tito po, plo, 1 ul
?i'ut vc c.uv 11 rt ah. ly strained i n euri- '
only and wonderment aa it had never ;
been strained before, mid judging from
Ibo ?tippr? a-ed exclam?t ion? i: round me, |
ef erl o Ly e'.ju | i. ? nt experienced the
same ?:l ra in. Tho plat.tor bust Ix?&an to
Inovo male,- tlio in;.-ie, inlhteneo of tho
jue ti:'ii';!iab ur, and gradually the eyes H
. ? the mo.h l lost their pa s.--i ve ?dar? and '
lill lie with the lustro of Iii'". Shadow? I
r>f imagination ant though! turned th ?
rigid clay into .'.miling life im.l lociehod j
tho grnyi-h Imo of Ibo du i tc.; with leay, ?
dimpled Crab. Oh, marvel of marvels.
OJi, i . ed-.*ru! have voa convert-d my j
imagination into an allegory, or.do 1 be
hold mystery? The swallowtail did
not, ! il it y. liable slip \\ illlOIlt UlO autlti 11
ty of tn:t!i and reality. What e edi. ut
lie made nuo of to light himself hy that j
torch no man present was wi ?. enough I
to say, and ono mid all waited with ea : r
...ral lo seo what waa im'iossihln to know.
"Af 1er lifo comos death,"' sai i Ibo
magician, and wo saw tho Iransformal ion
scene- of liait great mystery. Th !? anti- ,
ful face of the woman wit lion I I mush io.i v
from yondi and beauty to ?lines:- and
death. ,< rad nal ly gave place to a ghastly,
grinning sim ll. Certainly wo v.. re ?di
tieil fiu-t with nmazement and tho vapor il
of what we were coming lo waa inhaled
at every breath. There waa not a chink, ll
not a cranny thal would fnrrd-.li the
slighte.l e;:-'o.? from tho conviction Ikat, '
whale ver of falseness existed in the pcre- ,
griu.it ions beforo us, tho laat ono was a j
solemn truth os r? .1 vs doubt.
...'don DicUl" I le ard a l r. neb** oman
holend me say; "why did bo not sdiow I
UM :i niall's bend?"
. iL would UOt have made ua h a siovo
for vanity," turtly responded her com-,
The swallowtail must have been al
disci,ile of Uarwin, for tllO next thing ho
showed us, springing up in all the fresh- |
nos.** and beauty of young nature, wa.--.nn
exipd: ito liotii]uot ot blooming roset blon- |
boniing from buds to tho perfection <f
full blown fragrance, their bright color*,
and sweet breath muling above tho very j
spot where ibo ugly skull lind ?.bowed u *
ill such an unwe'.conio way Ute only ?
problem of lifo that wo know. Whero \
waa tho biddon spring or t bet-corot wheel
of that masterpiece of sleight of bruni?'
Nothing wa;* visible lo thc oy< > of tho au- ?
('dence but tjio gestures of tho proslidigi- '
tateur. Very soon tho llowera bopan I? j
wilt mu? lo givo placo to that nymboi of ?
dust to dii' t, nw! again tho fairest and ?
happiest wero obliged to lode ct wheel na
ture/i\ ; manana lout souvenir. Tim
skull climbed out ct light as tho lovely j
face of woman took its place. Art waa
hiero enduring th:tn all, for it was tho
planter ca l that tho swallowtail held
fondly in lus hands whoo bo bowed bia
thanks to tiwi audience fer their reupect
ful attention.--Paris Cor. ? hicago lier?
Daniel Wobst??'* Propheoy?
lt i.ionly alxnit forty-Ave years t inco
Daniel Wob ti r spoke in tho sonato with
the loftiest conten?;'', of lho "worthless
country" weat of tho Missouri aa '*n
rv;,iou of ravages and wild beasts, of
deserta of shining Kinds and whirlwinds
of dust, of cactus and prairie dogs." It
could never I** of ie,<<! In tho same
speech ho described our unngnlQccnt
western coast ns "iwkbound, ch? orless,
Uninvitimjlj and not a harbor oil d'." At
th .t tinto California was i.till :*. Mexican
Scarlet rever anil Dlfittaorlo
are spread bv contsgloni by Ibo rrohsfor
Of living matter from Hie skin, the ni em
hrnnous lining of tho month, m> o ami
llnoal, ami from the Intestines ami Uri
rirtrv'organ?. Dlslnieet promptly' nnu
tboronglily with Darby's Prophylaciig
Innid ? tho groat germ dovtrOyor. rror.
H. T. i.n-ioN.o! Hie Vartdorbllt '. uivor
sltp, fi-tin, aays, "As iltllflnn^taAtnnd
Oe verge nt l)iu*hvs I'ropbylaello Vluld la
supeiim* to auyft rcj.arutlon with wmc.i
1 am in ?t i i hr. >U."
... .:, - .... i- ?X ? I
ire ?ri^Tol?ci -Lo j
Dst lino o?* S;prln?
Notions, ever ofj
it go tl.is week. Wo will stni
y thal goods as marked by us
consequently weean sdi (hem t
Laurens, s. o.
Another Arl Crnxc.
Tho Inti isl url work; muong Indios i-?
known ;?s die ?Kren Ii erago" for deco*
nit lng eh?na, glassware ote. Il is some
thing om in ? , ". rr, ?ml ls both prolllablo
??id i iKoinnUnj?. n ls very popular lu
Acw \ ?>rk Meston mid oilier Ihtsloru
("ties, 'i o laijii s desiring lo "earn tho
Art, wo vin send un Moira ul china
placquo (..;/... |S limbos,) lim I se nu Iv
?(oeora?ed, l'or a model, together willi
box ol material, ICO ?olorcd designs
assorted in Howers, animals, soldiers,
linn) soupes, ol<\,<.iploto, with hilt in
slruetions, upon rooelpt ol' onlv Shoo.
I ho plnequo ulono Li worth moro than
tho amount Chargi d. To
over Indy ordering this nullit who on?
< los:^ ! ;.c adtiross ol' (h o other huiles in
terest ed in Art mat li rs, to whom weean
m.iii our now catalogua ol'Arl Moods,
Wo will endose extra sh I wi h nt charge
an imitai ion lia ml pul n tod brass plnoqiie.
inslruetioii hook in palntinrx, lljcolored
picturesfte. only tile. Ihnbroid -rv silk,
nest (|iudity, ntl eolors.SOe, per lot) sk tons
Tinsel hrnld, jedd or silver, tor ?ri om
hrohlory ami needle work, largo hall,
only '-' "'. Mn ?raino eur i, w alto flue per
'.!>., ??ny color, ?... per pound. Oilier
goods al equally pri?es.
Address, Til K KM Pitt 14 NH WM CO.,
Syraeuso, N. V.
Mention tho A nvi:tt nsi:n in w riling,
State of Gout:\ Uavcliiia.
I, A I'll liNS C () r N T Y,
! :> 1? ito li .\T I?, ( ;?i UT.
Whereas, c. L. Like hus applied
to me lor Lot tors of Administration
on tho L-t tte of Sarah Ann Tur
These ure thereforo to elle un .
admonish ? li und singular Ihn i.iu
drod nnd creditors of said dooen ed,
Io ho and appear before me ut ti
? o ti rt of Pro'?hie, to 1?' holden ;:t
my ollie ? ul I.-aurons C. li., on
the 10th day of .May, 1S37, nt IO
? ?VI. eh A. M ., to diow cause, if any
111 ey can, why lei tera should not h<
Given tinder hiv hand and seal
iil.fr, Hui ?nth day of May, i -7.
A. NV. Ill' UN ?il 1)JC, J. P. I., c.
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av THE CAR-LOAD*
tor our le?
Cold and Itt freshing ?odfi
Water and all oilier drinks
set voil ;it a i^?rst-Cias? 8vd?
The building of Maddox bridge
across SUil.tuhi river will be Iel ut
llie lowest bidder nee* riling tospce
illcation.i [U'esented ul sahl letting
on the 13th day <?i May next :,t ll!
o'clock', M. willi the righi to reject
any !-*d nu de.
Char, ih o. i*. L. c.
April, Ul. lt.
'ho building of n new ttrhlgc
.us- Uabun Creek, at Hahn's Mill,
Phil's Township, will he let to
. lowest bidder on tho lath day
April next, nt 12 o'clock M., \\ Ith
. Huh! to reject any iii?!-; mude.
\V, II. Pill M MONI), ?'.<.. I.. (
.Lindi 30. I?87 ->l
Cheapest Carpets in
^_TJ" O CT ?3 rr .A.
SUxS.c hnrcer and Prices Lower ihan Ever.
rt-, ho largest Slock Month. Moquet,
j Urusslcs, Throe ply mid I rn: ra i m Cnr?
1 pets, hugs, Mills, Crumb (Moths,
Window euria! is, Window ?ondeos mid
Poles, (.'nilton nnd Cm'on ninttings,
I'lirumos, I. ?-.-curtain" iori llrtusi fur
nishings. Write for w'iinpl?S.
Jas. G-. Bailie & Sons,
TI i Broad street, Augusta, Uoorgin.
A new four room cottage In tu"
towool1 Laurens lor real conven
lent ly loca toil. Terms reasonable
one hundred aild ttff.V seven ?teres
bond near Cross lilli, In good state
of cultivation . Well watered, good
houses, si tim ted on the i rejected
lino ol 1?. L. for-ale vi? X HUI ( lin
ton, A bargain offered, Terms easy
Wo will offer next week for salot
a largo lot of property In und neat
Hie town ol'Laurens. Also n ftT.C
plantation In Abbeville county.
Three si ?ie llOll IO? in th J town of Lau
I", i ic SA II:: ,, ?
;;iH!o nero? Mud, located In dtff?ron
portions of Lnuronn county.
Koa H.\ in: or Uns't - , ,
A number ofanlondid fosluonct)? lu tho
town't Laurons. , ' ,
A tte* nore hon Sn At High Point y
th? <M i* S ll It, l'rico low A sphmdnl
stand lot n store.
I", i ? ar I nilar.H us toany of tho nUo vc
piv ^e/( v eall hi or ntldrosH
1 > ' i M H AMPTON i
cresent t,o bli-? rpeojplo o f*
euncl 3\irrirri?r Gocds,
rared in bli? \x;p . country
t them with still further redr.cbion. Aile)
arc -<) i>c*i* cent lower than they hnve ever
to advnulnge. We have no special figures
Here fer Business
Willi Bright and Sparkling Spring Styles
\7c Load where ct.'iors dare not follow:
Have boon combined to Minke our
Spring L?nrgalns unequalled
Staple and Fancy Dry Goods,.
.Dress and Fancy Goods, Notions
Tho Finos! lhat enterprise cnn dis
coverer money buy, und
CORRECT IX STYLES mid nt
Rock Bottom Prices
e respectfully suggest that you
; . i your share of tho host bur
gains on earth. Wc claim
rlorlly and leave
iii . verdict with
J. F. M A R T ? N & C 0,
?1 ?enders in
; Doors, Sash, Blinds,
I Moulding Mantels Lumber
Hendy Prepared, Rou^h, Green, Dry, Long ona Short.
i PINE AND CYPRUS SHINGLES
bine Mantels a specialty, together with Nice Woil<?/
Come and see us.
GRAY & ANDERSON,
Laurens C. H., S. (J.
! April C, 1887--tf
33ig X.JO L School Becks Just
JXTio? line or jVCouilciiiig for rrietlc
?ns a.11 silbos of jPiot-u.ro l?^reurrios*
A largearid varied assortment of
QGFFIN3 AND UHBEfiT?KERS ,?COOS
Can nhvays i>o found ut my stand, over NiAKTlS A i l ll LEK'S
?TOKE, LAUREN 8, S.O. lenrsc sent wlren des red'. ' '
tended to by calling ot my resii
Gr. W. COI Mi i vi
Night culls promptly attended to by calling at my residence in Jersey
THE BIG SASkE
- J. R. COOPER & CO'S
Mammoth Grocery House en:i bo found a full and completo atook
of Fre di Groceries which we will sell k>w Ppr O -?. S 3HC. Pi
ties wanting such will do well to got our j.neos before buying. For
they might save money "AND DON'T YOU l '< ) Ho KT IT."
?J. R,. COOPER ?te OO
ALSO, Wo have several standard brands of (?CANOS', which'we.
ofor On good terms, S.'MH or W. I>. DA.?K8BALE be foro buying
J. ll. COOP E R & C O,