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LAURENS, idly mh\ 1887;
ji?OGal an? Special, jfe
The papers say beecher bogan Ii I'M a
baro-feot boy. Do you kilow a utan who
Lauron* will send a strong delegation
to Oreen wood on tno occasion bi" tho
Tournament, 20th inst.
It is sahl that soining partios havo de
populated Llttlo River of tho tinny
Iluntor ft Sitgroaves liavo dissolved
partnership Mr. Sitgroavcs will con
tinuo tho business of tho linn.
Buftinoss is oxtrcinoly dull, but at
thin season or tho year it could not bo
Tho much odvortisod RIaokwood says
he ,bad rather bo in tho South Caroli
na ponlteutiarv than tho Oeorgla son
Wo have boen notltlod oflleially, that
horottfter round trip tickets will bo sold
toOrconvlllo on Sunday for $1,00, leav
ing boro ?t8 o'clock P. M.
Tho botts? formerly occupied by lt.
I/. bishop is now vaoant, his stook and
bar-fixtures having boon removed and
ni ot cd away.
Romemhor tho Olden Tytuo Hntcrtain
mont next Tuosday night, July Itu h.
Admission only 25ets, Children IOcts.
Read tho hand bills!
The excursion rates to (; reen wood on
July 20th, to tho Tournament and Iluso
Rall match, from this placo is 65 cents
for round trip.
Lota of fun ahead! Go to tho Cuiiogo
Tuosday 19th. People from all directions
will attend! (Jo and onjoj' an old
fashioned laugh! Fifty people in old
time costumes will bo there.
Tho "oldest inhabitant" is ngaln call
od to remark that the weather is remark
vblo. Such partiality on tho part of tho
".bowers," for tho last fow days, heats
Tho building and Loan stock sohl on
Tuesday night at $130 per share of $200.
Th? shares havo ?old tor loss t an $100.,
which ?hows that money is not in such
demand as it has been for tho past fow
Spartauburg has made grand prepa
rations for tho encamp mont. Visitors
?will he entertained In royal stylo and
Ithe citizens at largo will constituto
themselves a committee to look af
tter their ploasuro and comfort.
Tito I/oan ft. Fxohungo Dank has pur
? hised I,, t; Hallo's brick stor?. Homo
.ohangos have neon made in the manage
ment of this Dank, which at present we
aro not at liberty to publish.
Moiling ?mt a cost: The remainder Of
our goods wll bo closed* out at (and be
low cost. I?. G. Halie ft Co.
Married Tuesday Morning 12 inst, at
9o'clock at tho rosldonoo ot tho orbit's
mothor, Frank P. MoOowan, Rsqofthla
place, ami Miss Mattie Calhoun of Nine
ty-Six. Tun InVKitTISKn congratu
lates tho hap*<> couple and wishes thom
abundant joy and prosperity.
We regret to learn, Just as wo go to
press, Mi.ii Dr .Ino D Patton, died on
Ttiesdr.y, 12th Inst. The familia wrlt
ItigH-of ".loo Prince" will bo sadly mlss
od by tho readers of TUK. AOVKKTISKII,
W die his placo in tho community must
*. nain vacant.
Tho Old Folks' entertainment will
takoplace on Tuesday night of Court
wook, July 10th at tho College. After
tho concert, Ice-croam, ponchos, shor
borts, cake, fte., will bo served on tho
tcamp'A?. Refroshtn outs also served,
from ft to 8 o'clock In the afternoon,
RrasH Hand In att ndanco.
On Friday last, Constable Franks, un
der a warrant IfHUOd by Justice Miller,
Upon au affidavit made by Tolllyor Rob
ertson, arrostod F.ugono Sheahan at his
?homo ift this place, upon tho charge of
aiding and abottlng in the killing of llis
It wililoo romemberod that Mr Shoa
hun was ancstcd Immediately after tho
.Shooting, bi t as too warrant was thon
issued, he was releas, d.
.ino. r.. Sheahan, through Ids counsel,
made application for ball to J migo Wal
ibree en Thursday last, but owing to tho
fact that tho caso will come|up|for hoar?
|lng lu such a short while, his honor ro
used to hear the motion mi the merits,
.MIC e.,,,,.,,( ly Sheahan ls still In Jail.
any of tho friends of tho prisoner
r?in Augusta Ga., his old homo, carno
j) io soo him. Among thom wero Hon
I*. Carroll, Thomas Vaughan, F.. J.
??tel lo. J.J. Mahoney, Sanford H. Co
sta, of tho Chronicle and others,
Part of tho machinery of this company
>be usod In making brick for our cot
Mi factory baa arrived, and tho whole
i nedi nu in ex tiec ted in a few day*. The
dil to tie used will make ,brick from
ret dirt, as this ls found hy experience
be the bast.
it the Ghrches.
Roy. G. T. Herbert, Presiding Kider
fr. ached in th? Methodist church on
Saturday and Sunday and Rev. W. P.
Iambs In the Presbyterian church on
Saturday. Tb? aaerainont of tho I/ord's
supper waa administered lu both
churches on ilunday.
It la Interesting to know that Laurena
ninty baa Ono Thousand Seven Hund?
and one tioga, rcturnod for taxes at
total valueoffs/iOo. Tho tax on those
ito? Binon n ts to $100 07. Hythe way,
policeman Langston ShysfJio bas spot ted
lr doga In town without S collar; hut,
io doga aro wot ?ll spottod-dogs, al-?
lough bo hu?them spotted.
lalet?ed Without a Hen.
few day? ago? Mrs W P Child ress1
a hen setting on IS ogg?. After tho
m had covered the nest ono wook ?he
ar u M -* C. com !mied that she had
lost tho oggs. A fow days nitor thin,
howovor, sho went to tho host with tho
lntontion of throwing tho eggs ont.
wlion lol sho (blind thirtoon ohioks.
They woro ?vidontiy indebted to tho
warm weather Tor lifo; iis tho lion lind
abiuiu?nod hor nost.
The Prospect Picnic.
Tlio ptonic at Prospect onuroh on Fri
day last was in every senso a bigsueeoss.
Tho niimbor of poi sons present ls esti
mated at soven or eight hundrod. Pro
iiibition was in ordor and tho program
oponed by a spdeoh from Col. T. lt.
Crows. Then cunio Rev? J. I>. Pitts who
placed tho matter on its high morul
Blane and ls said to havo inado ono of
tho Strongest pleas for prohibition over
hoard. Ho was followed by Col. J. I,.
M. Irby, ?. W. Shell and J. M. Hud
Wo acknowledge an Invitation to bo
present at a grand Behool picnic to bo
bo given at Triangle on Friday, July
22lld, at tho school housn grounds. A
number Of speakers will address tho
school on this occasion, and tho honor
roll of tho school, taught, ny Prof, W. C.
Roll, ?viii bo read, and such a feast as
tho good people of this progressivo com
munity always spread will await those
who eau attend, Everybody is invited.
I ns ii rauco Adjusted
Agent i for tho various Uro insuraneo
companies Interested in tho recent dam
age to Capt. Ooggan's store, woro in
town on Friday and promptly adjusted
tho losses. Capt. (?oggan'a stock was
Insured for $2,375,but aa many articles
wcro but slightly damaged, tho loss
was considerably less than that amount.
H?mago to fol. Rail's building was esti
mated at $525, which was ?paid. Pluss
tV Ferguson bought the damaged Stock,
Work of repairing the building is now
going or. and in about ten days Capt.
t.oggans will open out a now stock of
Tho following jut ors were drawn last
Tuesday to servo at tho approaching
Term of Court, beginning on tho third
Monday, 18th instant.
T It Simpson, I) T Copeland, C W Kl
ledge, ll M Johnson, James P Stewart,
M A Knight, W T Smith J -, Dorroh Poll,
J A Puckett, W P Coker, John ll Peden,
Samuel l.eaman, W ll Workman, John
Y tlary. BA Anderson, J H lloitlwnro,
John W Little, John II Allon, J P fear
son. W H Pinson, O M Sullivan, John T
Hill, J M Abercrombie, W L Palentino,
T 1) Jacks, W M Heck, A M Curry, Jas.
A Fowler, W K Crisp, Jasper W Dun
roe, It J Woods, Jno F Fowler, W L
Stone. HA Martin, Pat li Anderson, C
Tho "OldFolks" One? Morn.
Tho oldon Tymo Entertainment that
was gived with' such* success by Mrs
J K Wilkes in May, will bo repeated du
ring Court week on Tuesday. July lilt h.
Over fifty young men and women at
tired in old fashioned costumes, w ill en
tertain their guests with an attractive
and humorous program, in tho Col logo
After lbs stage performance all will
adjourn to the College Campus, w here
cooling refreshments will be ser
ved while the Laurens Cornet Maud w ill
give it delightful piomenado concert.
The grounds w ill be brilliantly light
ed lc two engine headlights and a hun
drod Japaneso lanterns hung from the
trooa, making a beautiful and romantic
A largo crowd will certainly be here,
as people from around tho surrounding
country w ill bo in attoitdanco.
sundnj Hcliool Coventlon.
Thc County Sunday School convention
will meet with Trinity church on Wed
nesday and Thursday, the ."td and 4th
?laysof August next at 10 o'clock.
Tho following program will be observ
ed and a strict attendance is requested
as tho ofilclouoy of tho work can only be
sustained by tho prompt action of those
who are assigned to perform its impor
The Hist business of tho convention
will be devotional lervlQOS, aller which
tho required report?, '.election of ofiloers,
appointment of committees, otc. will re
The Mibjcots for discussion together
willi tho assigned speakers aro as fol
1st, liest method of teaching primary
classes? Speakers- -Hubert Abororoni
blo, W.T. Austin and U.S. Shumate.
2d. If tho County Sunday Sonool con
vention is productive of good, how can
a pastor of a church OXOUSOhlinsOll from
g.viug attendance ami lending assist
aneo to thfl work? J. lt. Parrott, L. T.
IL Daniel and X. J. Holmes.
.Iq. Cana church retain its prestige
without tho aid of a live Sunday school
Speakers Revs. T. H. Craig, J. C.
Counts and J. A. Martin.
4lh. Why should wo teach temp?rance
in tho Sunday school? Npoakera-C. K.
Wallace, Hov. J. I). Pitts, Hov. J. M.
Carlisle, Samuel lt. Todd and Hey. I ?.
5th. Tho roilox influence Of tho Sun
day school upon society. Speakers ?
Prof. H.P. Smith, W. H. Wharton and
Hov. W. A. Clark.
nth. Is stlfllolont prominence given to
Missionary work in tho Sunday schools?
Speakers- H. W. Seymour, Dr. A. C.
Fuller and J' o. Templeton,
W. H. WU AUTON,
WMS. W RIO HT,
JNO. M. II UDO ENS,
Tbc Latest Scosation,
Toe Much Married. On? Wife Mer? than
th* Law Allows.- How a Fait hie.? Hus
band Deserts His Wir? and weds Another.
The Particulars as Told by Wife Ko. 1.
Yesterday mornlngjns the northbound
train stoppod at tho dupot, a woman
stepped from tho train nnd enquired for
HO McDaniel, a former conductor on
the material train ol tho O A L Kallrond.
Tho woman wasqulte handsome, uoatly
dressed and apparontiy about 28 years
of ago. Learning that. McDaniel wax
on tho Sfctvanrmb Valloy Itailroad, slit
went to tho rosldonee of M rs Nelson, cor
ncr C?rniii?a ano Latrena streets.
It #*. natural that abo should visit
Hm Nelson, for McDaniel, the mar
wanted, wa? ho? son-in-law. Tbls visit
Hor however, J brought Unwelcome tl
dhus to this mother-in-law. Sho begat
????.Em A ?
Our figures shine out in favorable
cry household and Uko truth th?
tlie innocent or framed to mystif
read by everyone, for they furnh
on them, us wo ure in earnest un
2fi00 yds Lace Hunting, all woo
l2Je. 8500 yds Calico 2$c. 1400 <
.15 cents per yard.
of Inst week tho following lots nt
at such prices us will be within til
10 pieces Dice Damask 25c yard
25 yards of Shirting for 05c 50
AS WE DESIRE
of our Spring stylos in ludios, chil
cut down our prices to such nguri
500 pair Ladles toilet slippers i
slippers French heel at 86c. 17">
138 pair Men's P. C. Shoos 00c. ?
Como and examine our stock w
and you will learn whore tirst ?laf
and that wo aro unquestioiiabl;
trade in tin; up country.
Can Not and Will
"I was ?mm amt raised in Kdgoflold
county, myjfatbor, Ld Swoarongon, wns
a prosperous faiiner, hut had imtrricd
auain ?tier the neath ol" my motlier, and
my home WUK never again a happy one.
At (ho age ol' 15 years I fell in love with
a young railroad mun who was cun ning
fin a month. My father woulu not list
en to our marriage, so I determined to
loavo thoSparontal roof at all hazards.
We went to Augusta, and on tho 8rd
dav of June, issn, in old St Phillips
Church, Kev A J Jarrod pronounced us
husband and wifo. Hero is tho certifi
cats to that olFoct. For two years we
were happy. A girl was horn, but at
length he hegan to grow cold towards
me and then to mistreat mc. Two
years age last November, ho bailo n ?
Kood bye as usual, as Int went to his
work, I kissed him ai tho door, but bc
has never returned to SCO mo. til throe
mont tis my little boy was boru, I was
left in a tenement house with two
children and not a cent of money. I
went to Augusta to lind employment.
I worked at dress making and tinnily
went Into tho Sibley Cotton Mills at
$1 00 a day. My husband's mother was
wealthy; sim asked mc to let her take
my little girl and raise her or koop her
until I could propoVlyoaro for her. I
Huntly consented, bul she deceived mo
and brough! mv child to i,aureus, s C.,
lo her father, who is t he sn me mau who
led your protty daughter Kilto to Hy
men's Aller on tho billi day of Febru
ary, 1887, Ono mont h ago I learned that
he had married again and I w anted to
come then to get my child, but I U<id
not the moana,"
Yesterday afternoon a reporter for
TlIK AnvKicrisKU called on Mrs. Mc
Daniel No 1, and found her in Just tho
mood to please a reporter. She spoke
freely and showed plainly that she had
boen a woman of .some culture lu an
swer toiuir questions she lurthcr said:
"About six months ago, my Jiusoand
employed Fred Lockhart to obtain a di
vorce. I employed Judge Twigg*. My
attorney told me that the divorce could
not be granted. 1 would not live with
him again for worlds! 1 pity tho wo
man be h<tsmarried last, but 1 want my
chili and will have her."
McDaniel li ved at this "placo for some
mouths before lu- married Miss Nelson,
and was respected by all who knew
him. He bore a good reputation and
conducted himself well. Miss Nelson
was a young lady of good character and
respected. Of course the foregoing giv
OSlonly one side of tho Affairs and wo
only have tho word of this woman to
prove the statement (ruc. We learn
that McDaniel (danns to have a divorce
from his ll rsl wifo.
Mrs M. K.Todd will spend tho sum
mer at Saluda.
Miss Alice Farrow, of Cross Anchor,
ls visiting in town.
Miss Mary l'ope, of Oroonvillo, is vis
iting friends and relativos at this place.
Mrs. Mnry Ooodglons, of Mooro sta
tion, is visiting her brother, .1. H. Sulli
Miss Wii.MR Pnir.MoN left on Friday
for Porter Springs, (ia., where abo will
spend tho Summer.
Mr. GARNKTT BAVAOK, a Civil Rn?
glncor of tho Halli moro A- ohio Railroad,
ls visiting his histor, Mrs. Col, FAUIIOW.
Among tho recent graduates of the
Columbia Homo School (Mi. s F.I.MOUK
Principal)waa Miss PRURIN PARROW,
(laugh tor of Col James Farrow of our
Miss Maggie Simpson, a pretty and
accomplished voling lady, daughter ol
Col. H. W. Simpson, of Pendleton, ia
visiting relatives nilli friends at this
Prof Milner has boen olootod Froid
dent of tho Middle Georgia Collogo nt
j .buiesli.m,, and will move to Mini place
in a short time. Wo ?lull him much
success, which ho deserves, In his new
President McCnslan and his Interest
ing family iiave arrived amt aro com
fortably quartered in tho College build
lng. Wo extend lo thom tho warmosl
welcome, and congrat?late tho orrtiimn
idty upon ;f>ln addition to our popula
tion, and the bau ron?, ville Female Coi
upon having so worthy a man at itt
colors to the purchasing public. Ou
?y uro there to stay. The facts wo f
y tho unwary, but nro anxiously look
li soli,! and reliable information. Tl
d moan just what wo say.
TTSTFOT-JID THIS 'V
I, 10c. non yds choose cloth, Oc. 100C
yds check nainsook, 5c. 1200 yards
Under the Favorab]
still lower figures must prove that '
o reach of nil.
I. 8 pieces Cottonado for 75c. 18 pie
00 Palmetto Funs lc euch. Needles
TO CLOSE OUT
dren und gents shoes to make room
ts us theses
it 15c per pair. 150 pair Ladies Opel
pnir Kid Oxford ties $100 per pair,
dens Congress <initers 90c. 205 Mei
nether you wi sh to hoy or not as we
is goods of every style and selection
y head und shoulders above everytli
-. U l _WI_ !
Retins in DR,<
Not Carry Them,.
.You Can Buy at
[JSTA CASH i
Our Neighboring City.
Happenings lu and around Clinton.- Our
Correnpondcnt Finds all the Nows.
Dr. H. C. Wofford and Hov. D. P.
lloyd have been down in Newberry
county on a fishing tout und they
report ?much success.
Misses Texas Albright. | Filie
Wtttts, Janie Vance, Lidie Irby,
und Rhoda Boozer have gone io
Laurens to spend part of their va
cation i wo wish them a pleasant I
Mr. Adam Horley and Mr. S. P.
Vance, who hove; been visiting
friends and relatives in Newberry,
have returned borne.
Mr. und Mrs. C. C. Hailey and
Miss Fmmil Leake, who hove been
spending a w< ck with relatives nt
Ora, have returned homo.
Mr and Mrs. NV. F. (?wens left
Inst week for Cokosbury. Mrs.
Owcnsjwill rennin some tillie. Mr.
( )wens bas ret urned.
Miss Lizzie (.trifilo, who has boen
visiting friends in t s pince, re
turned home hist week, to New
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Hailey have
returned home from Now Market,
Where they have been visiting their
Prof. IO. ii. linnie-, who has been
teaching hore In the College, bas
gone home to return tho 1st of Sep
tember, unless some fair maiden
take- his I carl fri m him, then wo
will not look for tho Professor
Mess, lt, F. Ferguson, W. J.
Hailey ami Mrs. M.S. Hailey left
lust week for New York. They
will visit many ot ber pliu-es before
they return. We wish them ti
pleasant time in their month of
sight-seeing, lind hope to 800 them
back home alright.
Miss .Minnie Miller, from Green
ville, is visiting Miss Florence Ja
Prof. J. W. Magill, our efficient
bund toucher who lins been go home
for some timo for bis health, hus
returned. We welcome him back.
Mes:-. J, c. Ci arlington, Wells
Todd, .1. ll. Copeland and N. H.
Dial, Esq., paid our town a. visit
one day last week.
Several of our citizens went out
luvt week on a camp hunt. They
report splendid success, having
caught a great many tish and slew
\1 squirrels. Very good, we think,
although wo did not got the bene
fit of tasting any of tho nice meat,
but hope they won't forget US next
Prof. J, H. Pnrjolt and family loft
last week for Darlington, where
they will remain some time, visit
ing friends and relatives
Mr. Fur man Purrott, who came
up to commencement, has returned
Some young men concluded one
evening lasl week that they would
goto Bush river and catch a lot of
tish. After staying several hours,
they returned with their wagon
loaded with large- frogs! This ls
according to Messrs Albright, Fer
guson and Hourno.
Wo have had several showers ol
rain ami it makes the crops io this
section of the county look tim'.
Wo caine very near having n fire
in town last week. Dr. Young's
oldest son was bundling one ol
these guss lamps, when the gas*
took Are and be threw it on the
floor but he soon put lt out with n
bucket of water. No harm done
only he burnt his hand.
Waterloo Written lp.
What the People are Doing. Evontn of l
week Faithfully Recorded.
Miss Ida Dendy, of Florida win
has been visiting relativos horo hai
At a meeting of tho Waterloi
Ha- e- HM 11 club, hold hero SOtfli
1 timo ngo, tho following wore elee
tod to servo for tho present yent
J. T. Harris President. T. J. Bott
' Captain, W. W. Campbell Socrota
* ry and Treasurer.
r "ads" liavo become familiar tn ev
urnlsh uro not formulated to catch
cd for ouch wook and eagerly
lie people can continue to roly Up
I yds Batiste cloth, 40 indies wide,
88 luche- wide all wool Albatross,
we are determined to sell tho goods'
ces Crinkle socrsukor oe yard,
lc paper. Pins 2?e paper,
for now Summer goods. We have
ra slippers at li"n*. ?0O pair Opera
LM? pair Kill hutton hoots 0?C
is Solid Brogans 0, 7 and Ode.
will bo glad to show our goods,
eonhe had at c ron SO ll nhl 0 prices
ilng in the dry goods and shoo
Your Own Prices.
OF THF. PEOPLES INTEREST.
Miss Corrine Anderson, who has
boen visiting relativos at Laurens,
for some time, has returned homo.
The Lawn party, given by tho
ladies, for tho boneilt cf the Meth
odist church, was quito a success,
as all present seemed to enjoy
Mr I?. II, Todd, of Tip Top, had
the misfortune to loose a Ano cow,
a few days ago, which was struck
Miss Kinma Calhoun and Miss
Mamie Turner, of Ninety-six, ure
visiting friends at this place.
Sollie of our young men aro prac
ticing for tho tournament at Green
Dr J, It. Culbertson, ol Gray
Court, visited friends here some
time since. Tho Doctor looks well
and says ho like his new home, al
though Waterloo luis not lost its
charms for him.
Crops am looking wollintho hu me
diate section, WO hlWO had refresh
ing showers during hist week, al
? though nome of our neighbors ari?
suffering for the want of rain, as
the showers seemed to be partirai.
As was advertised sometime ago
that ('?d. J. II, Rice State Superin
tendant of Kducatioii, addressed
tho people Of this place on Satur
day morning, his sutject Icing
eoinon schools. 1 Ie spoke to a large
and appreciative audience, after
reviewing the public school system,
at some lenght, and giving tho du
ties of our school commissioner thc
speaker said that it w ould take him
Just three hundred and sixty-five
days t<> attend to his duties, ami
that thc people should see that the
ellice WHS Ulled by its best men. Af
ter speaking for .tu hour and n half,
the speaker closed hy thanking his
hearers for their attention, after
which the audience retired tootie
of tho store-rooms of Maj. T, B. An
korson, where a Himptuous barba
che dinner was servi I, after dinner
tho crowd rr turned to tho hall
where the young people enjoyed
themselves in a dance until about
four o'clock when tho crowd assem
bled at tho Base-bull ground to wit
ness a game between the ('ross
Hill and the Waterloo nine. The
game nt Arst was quito tight be
tween tho (dubs, but after the
third inning, the Waterloo boys be
gan to bat tho balls, and at the end
of the tl ft li inning, owing to the
In toil ORS ol tho hour the game was
called by 1 he umpire, which resul
ted In favor of Waterloo. The seores
stood Waterloo 21, Cross Hill H.,
The clubs extend their thanks to
Mr J. B. Wharton, for his kindness
and impartiality while acting as
umpire of tho game.
Mri). A. Anderson, ono of our
enterprisoing young farmers, car
ried to Laurens, and sold forty
chickens for which he realized l?
cents apiece one day hist week. Mr
Anderson says that ho had about
While the ladles were preparing
for the Lawn party and entertain
ment, they asked one of our enter
prising merchant to buy all thc
eggs ho could. Ono day a negro
walked in the store, the. young man
> asked iiim what would ho have, he
, replied that he had some butt CI
to sell; he asked bis clerk ll
, he needed any and upon receiving
? a negative reply, said that the la
t dies would want it to make lei
, cream, after being told that buttai
, was'nt used In ice-cream, he sahl
that they would need lt in boll cus
tard and to buy lt. This ls a now
' way of making either of the above
and we would like to see it tried.
In walking around town thooth
er day, we droped Into the nev
mill, to sec its operation, we al
found that Mr Culbertson, the mil
1 1er had his hands full, nsthelr wa
any quant ity ot corn and wheat t<
grind. Mr Culbertson says that lu
) can make as good Hour ns cari b<
* bought, that the proof of lt was th?
he v as grinding fof fen mlle
i around town. In speaking of th
ii amount he gave to tho bushel. !l
- said that he had been giving fort;
' pounds to the bushel, nftd uj?on ex
1 iiivilnlng some of the flour wo foum
* lt tobe a first class flour, as good a
we have seen in this county.
MrW. C. and N. H. NIokols.oi
Mississippi aro visiting relatives
and friends nt this lillico:
Tbc News from Eden.
No Hore Secret Meetings.-A Bad Citizen
who Needs attontlou. -Prohibition and
After sonic excitement about Be
ere! meetings, nil seems to have
quoited down without any serious
occurrence und our community is
about freo from disturbance. Some
u ii known persons shot u number of
times through it negro church nour
herr, whore it was supposed ono of
these meetings was held. This can
not bo approved of tts they were
disregarding our laws, und tho best
citizens condemn it strongly. An
Investigation hus been mude con
cerning those meetings, but in? se
cret 'ones have been discovered
near here, und wo hope will not bo
us we uro desirous of having peuce
rule in our midst.
Prohibition is being discussed
and wo hopi; il may carry and that
tho whole state may soon adopt it,
mid free herself from the giant de
struction, liven if it does not pro
hibit entirely, it is tho duly incum
bent upon our people to renounce
whiskey soiling by voting against
it, lind this duty should not be neg
lected simply because at llrst dis
charge wo cannot gain a largo vic
tory, livery one cnn see tho ruin
intemporanco is causing, then show
by your vote whether you favor
this ruin or not.
Threshing in nbout over. The
bes! yield ?ii this section was mude
by Mr..I. A. Armstrong. Thirty
eight dozen of his wheat made
twenty ono bushels : one bushel of
seed yielded sixteen and one tia I f
bushels without any fertilizer. If
everyone would do this well why
should Hour bo bought.
A well-informed Community. -Farmers
Jubilant.--K. of L.
The people of this community
ought to bo exceedingly well in
formed as there ure distributed ut
this office over one hundred copies
of the different periodicals of tho
day. The county pupers of course
ale in the lead, there being sonio
sixty copies sent to this point.
This we think speaks weil for the
community, and shows that our
county papers aro highly apprecia
Tho farmers aro feeling pretty
jubilant, having liad good ruins
hist week. The crops uro looki;;^;
very promising nt this writing. Wo
learn however that the rains did not
extend very furbelow here and that
the crops ure suffering to u conside
rable extent. We think there is
tile best prospect for it good crop wc
have over seen, und with a contin
uance of seasons to suit, wo seo no
reason why our county should net
be in a much better condition than
for several years.
Wo have some rumors of Knights
of Labor organizations, nut hardly
think it will amount to anything
lt seems to us the thing has boen
advertised rather too extensively
Miss Mary Traywiek, who hus
been visiting friends in this commu
nity returned to her homo in Ches
ter Inst week. Wo hope Miss Mary
O' . lind time to visit us nguiu nt
m. distant day.
Miss Mary Yeargin, of Columbia
Fe ni alo College, is spending vaca
tion with her fut ber's family.
We see Mr C. 15. Hobo, is ona
short visit to this place.
Thia powdr never vario?. \ marvel
of purity, strength and wholesomeness.
M>>u< economical than tho ordinary
kinda, and cannot ho noni in competi
tion with tho multitude of low test,
short weight alum or phosphate pow
ders Hold only In CANS, HOVAI, UAK
INO .PoW OKU CO., UN? Wall SI reel. N. Y
Hurricane Holes bj .'Hase:'
Doubtless it is not known beyond
tho limits of tbisnoighborhood that
MISS Mattie Nubers has been com
tined to her bod for eleven years
With spinaljnlfi (dion, lu ?he mein
time she has pieced up u lui.je. uniii
beroi" fine quills, und done ethel
Mr E. li. Pitts, who hus chingi
of a largo school near Mt Tftboi
church in Newbery county hus bin
his commencement, and is spell
ding vacation with relatives nm
friends near this pince.
Tho Ladies Missionary SoClCt]
seems to bo in good working ordo
Judging from the way the alive
rattled on the tablo at their his
Mr J. II. Martin, w ill begin rt prc
tracted meeting at If african o
Wednesday after tho third Hunda
in this month.
Wo boast of baving tho best com
hination-man to bo found, Mr \>
W. drum, ls a miller, enrponte
blacksmith, farmer,engineer cnbl
net, maker, very good doctor,spoi
did shoemaker and first rate lawye
Our Township (Jack?) hus beeil
thoroughly canvased for the prohi
bition petition. Tho committee
divided the territory and succeed
(lcd in getting the signature of two
thirds of tho land-owners in this!
township. Wo think If "Joe Prince"
will fire ti few moro shots into tho
camps of the enemy "Tallahassee"
will have to surrender;
The negroes In this community
aro hovering .over thc blackberry
Mr Bi T. Oxner and wife visited
Newbery this week.
Capt. .Stone; has been visiting lils
sister near Lil Ure ns.
Mr. G. \V. Dall arid family have
just returned front a visit to Pied
mont. IS1 ?SH Lizzie nod Mr. Paul
Parkins, Miss- Annie and Mr.
Warren i I ntl", of Greenville County;
have been visiting Mrs. 8. C. Ma
Mr. Jno.G. Wham has returned
from Clinton whore he hui beeil at*
tending tho College.
Crops are looking well, but more
rain is needed._
Hird I? At tho I'nlr.
Groups of picnicking youngsters dotted
the grass in every direction. Tho tents
were possessed hy them. Their eager,
flushed faces and bright dresses en
countered one everywhere ns tho joyous
multitude surged from one attraction to
another. Tiny girl-tots of ? and 0 bad
invested their little nil in baby dolls about
six inches long, of waxen countenance
and wooden legs, and that paucity uf at
tire which usually Characterizes tho small
J/t V? 'j4ft lAC I tli C DL-V H f l .
Cane-Mills and .di kinds of machinery
for sale at lowest prices by
HOY I) & ANDERSON,
0-20. Laurens, S. 0,
1ST ot io e !
A c ompctitive examination for
Peabody rich olnrship in the Nasii
illo Normal College, will be hold
In the omeo of J. Ii. Rico, Sup't Ed
ucation, al Columbia, on Thursday,
August ll,at io o'clock A M. Ap
plicants (either malo or female)
must be ut least 17 years of age.
Under this system $200 n year is
given, which is sufficient to cover
expenses and will last for two
years, I-or further particulars ad
HON. JAMES If. RICE,
Columbia, S. C.;
Or M. L. Brr,LOCK, Laurens, S. C.
It having hoon shown tootir sat
isfaction tlmt a majority of Kcal
?'.state owners, of Laurens county,
have signed a pettit ion ashing that
an election lie hold on the question
of License or no License, for tho
salo ofspirtlous liquors. Wo there
fore order saul elect ion to be held
on day appointed by the net riz
10th day of August next) it being
the ord, Tuesday, The law requires
every qualified voter to register.
Wo therefore appoint tho follow
ing Commissioners of Registration.'
Laurens T. S. Langston.
Dials W. C. Cu irv,
Sullivan's \V. (j. Gumbrell,
Young's (). (,'. Thompson,
Waterloo L. r. IL Daniel,
Cross Hill \\\ T.Austin,
Hunter's \V. 15. Hell,
.lack's T. J. Duckett,
Scuffletown W. P, Patterson!
Said commissioners of Registra-'
timi will meetus nt Laurens C. H.
on :? 1st day of duly to get llegistra
tion books and instructions. Said
commissioners of Registration s?mil
bo al tho following pl.o es for pur
poses of registering tin? voters on
the 28th, 29th and !J0lh day of .Inly
between 8 o'clock A.M. and I I?. M.
viz For Laurens Township, nt
Laurens C. ll. Waterloo Township
at Moores; Sullivan's at Tum?
blingShoals; Dials at Dial's church;
Seuirietown at Langston's church \
.lacks ut Roynosa; Hunter's at Clin
ton; Cross Hill at Cross Hill;
Youngs nt Young's store.
Com's Election :
J. ll. Sullivan,
T. Il, Anderson,
J . A. Westmorlnnd
An elect ion will beheld on Au
gust the Kith, hoing :?r<l Thttrsd i.v
in said month, on tin; question of
license or no license for the salo nf*
spirituous liquors. The lorin ol'bal
lot to bens follows, those favoring
Hu- grnntingoflicon.se shall vote a
ballot With the words "no prohibi
tion" written or printed thereon
nnd those who oppose license shall
vote a ballot with the words ..Prohi
bition" written or printed thereon.
Said idee'ion sim ll bo held ul the fol
lowing precincts with tho following
managers. Laurens malingers J. F<
Ramage, \V. 1 . Cunniiiglunu, Y. c.
Ilellnms. Dial's church, H. Y. Sim
mons, Win Yeargin, Aaron < 'aumin,
Tumbling Shoals, S.D. donn, lt.
M. Mills, Tho?, ,LSullivan. P?tings
Store, W. P. Harris, T. .1 . 11 uglies,
C. R. Wallace. Mt. Pleasant, W ll
Henderson,,1 DM Shaw, WJ Mil
ler, Daniels Stun-, S I) Ducket,
Lewis Martin, Jumes H. Dolt, Cross
Hill, MT Simpson. W I* 'Itu.ter,
Hugh Lcamnil. Clinton, A. M Cope
land, W D lloyd, Adam Morley. Ro
?osa, .1 L Simpson, D I-" Copeland,
J A Jones, Langston's church, ,1 S
Craig, Lewis M neb ray, A Y Thomp
son. Said managers will meet
Commission of olovtlom nt Laurens
C ll on Saturday Ittth of August to
get boxes, and instructions.
I ' Com's election :
J II Sullivan,
T R Anderson,
J A Westmoreland*
To close out mv ontlro lot of
Coffins at Cost.
I wa mt?i singly or the entire lot at