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T.. i 1111 1.. . 11
Kor lino joli printing, call on Tn ri A n
Hov. H. P. Smith will prenoh at Beth*
ny on next Sunday.
A. slight ourthquuke shook waa Toll at
ioorgclown last week.
(..'apt. lion Tillman will address the
trmors of Andoraon nt Sainty Springs
Tho resilience of Mr \V A Martin over
n "Brooklyn" will ho well umlor way
ii n few dnya.
School Hook? will Hoon Po In dornend
nguiu nnd Wilkes' Honk mid Drug store
IK tho placo to lind them.
Ill n shirl tillie Tin: AOVRUTIKUII ex
pects to put io now typo and other
wise greatly improve this pap' r.
Trade nt this place is ex] ec ted to Po
iniiHually heavy this fall, and mor
dants will put in fud stocks ot' goods.
Do yon w ant a ? ?inf II so pl nco your
rdor with GEO. il. ANDKHSON nt
nee. NOW ls thi tune.
Ton HII.'H OS ol'the stock of the Nation
l Hunk of Laurens recently sohl In
'hnrloston ntiovo par value, 10"> being
It now trnns|>ires that Hie man who
so conclusively eon s ids Dr Hawthorn
of Atlanta, of wholesale plagiarism In
his A icm st i speoeli, w as none ot lier ( han
-loa W (' Bunni of Ahbovlllo.
Mr. Bil r. McKtsslok of Union, is now
n tho Nows oV Courier repot tonal alair,
al ls un enthusiastic worker and in this
ddo Hold, will soon roach un eminence.
Vo wish him tillich success.
Wo heai o a prominent mord?an! 10
nnrk HI?H in niling: "A marchant who
loo? not advertise his business is like
tho boy ? li? is winking al Ids girl in the
d irk ; ho may k now ?vital ho is doing,
but nob xiv olso does."
Why was Ijiuirons alighted hy tho
Churlo doll excursionists? This is n
oiyullzed community and about a.? (rood
place tO spend ihe.suiiiiner as Hie slate
affords. Laurens should by all monalta
hilVO been on the ll*t.
A goodly number of our citizens al
tunlert tho Bothel ('amp meeting on
Bu nd ny and report a delightful tim?.
The morning serVli'O was eon.Hided by j
Presiding Kider Dickson mid .bo after
noon by Hov A Coke Kill I th, The crowd
tn attohdanco WAS ostliualod ut from
Ave te ?ix thounnud.
Work on tba experimental dations
will be commenced nt on e. Tho $?O<H)
appropriated bv tho legislature will lie
?pout in eroding buildings and pr?pa
rai lons for experimenting willi winter
crops. A supeilntcn letil has not yoi
Mr. Plummer of Spart anim rg. who ro
contly was Hie non tro ot' a sensation cre
ated bv a newspaper report ( bat he was
ti .'elgirdt inuilblc," has proved that
t^ero was no foundation lui Hu- charge.
He simply bad lumbago nceompanlod
with opiloptlfnrui con VIIIHIOIIS.
Wo con ;ratiibdo Mr. S. I, Craig of
(hts comry, upon hoing ono of ibo ano
COShfiil a iplleants for the l\ia! ti ?!;> nehol
alship iii the Normal College a' Nash
ville, Tenn., had nc; passed I be ox am I na
tion most ere litabl.v. Young Craig isa
brlffllt boy, and w ill doilhtliMS lie heard
from in al : er yt ar i.
Panuara and elnora who hiivo n llttb
leisure (Imo for th<> next few months
will Hud il lo their inion.si lo write to ll
P .lohn <on ,v Co, of Itlchmond, whoso
act vor 11 se 111 e 111 appears in another col
umn. They oflfor groat inducement* to
peru no to work ?"or linen ill ur part of
fit. ir time.
JoilOS, t!ie triplo mur lei- r ol' KdgO
Held, is out on bull, Tho .ale ni die kit
ling of tho father ami two sons d loo
fresh to he retold. Ho wan convicted
mid sentenced to twenty live years in
tho Penitentiary. Yesterday, howovoi,.
b md ivns grail tod, pend big ii now trial.
Great indignation ul tho action of the
Pour) is felt in Hie Section whom tho
murder was co'llilllttod, and considera
ble talk of lynching has In en indulged
It in proposed lc hold rt mooting ul
Trinity, 5 milos ont, beginning on Sat
ur luy bol'orolbe 1st Sunday in Saptem
bo,. Also ii /Heeling al (ho Methodist
clone h in town , begining the Saturday
bOforO tllO 2nd Sunday in September.
To thone meetings tho public ls Invited
nnd especially members nf the oilier
churches. Como hrftuthrou and frit ids
mid lot UH unite thal God may b leas lia.
J.M.CA It LIS (i?, Pasli.r.
<'motai.ie Aiken, of Picken?, nrreatod
John Qreon, color od, at Lauron*, on
Wedueiidny for row stealing, and ?lo
parted from (lint pince that night for
thleulty wboro ho expootod t > commit
ills prlaonor lo Juli. (?reen wus hand
cuffed and (hid with ii mp? to a buggy
In which tho constable and an assistant
wore riding. Oroou trotted along behind
I e buggy very quietly until they reach
ed n point belo w Simpson ville, when ho
untied the rope umlieft Un road. After
awhile thu constables looked around
nnd found their giime hail lied. Aiken
th ll drove to the city and Deputy Sher
Ifl'lHIrouth returned with bim nnd al
though a faithful ?enroll wus n ado, lt
waa Impossible to (llfcoover thc wluro
.Inuits of Oreen, Tho deput y sherill ro
tnriiod to Hm city yesterday afternoon
Aiken wwi allll looking for bis man
Oreen still wears tho hand-Cllffi bid
noomato iiuvo made good uso of bis
timo. Thero la ti warrant against bim
In theahoriira nineo her.?, charging him
with obtaining good? under fn Iso pr?"
tense?.-Oreen vii lo Newa.
Tho rodeethci or Internal revenue and
tho taking Off nf a revenue" stamps hom
Proprietary Medicines, m.; nus
largely he'uetuted the consumers, as
well na relieving the binden ot horn?
minutiatmeis. Knpoehillv latina thc
. .ano with (?rcens August Plower and
Hoahec'a (lornmu Myrup, na the reduct
ion id thirty n?.x cent? per dor.en Ima been
added to Increase Hie al/.o of tho botih s
containing these routcdioH, Iherocy uly
li.U one-IHtb ne re medicino in thc 7.? ctn
?lito. Tito August flower for Dyspepsia
nnd liver complain!, and Ilm Gorman
Myrup foi Congi, ami I ainu troubles,
have perhaps ?Wo IniRest aale of any
medicinesIn thc world. Tin ndvaulntto
ol increased si/.e ol' Hie bottle* ?ill Itv
ureiillv iipprceialed bv I he sick and ul
llb tel, io every town ?od village in Uto
? i no./cd ecpetries. Hninplo bottles for
HI cenia t'cnuiin tbe inliio sue
Socnoitao |?f South Carolina Col'ogo
In this issue
\Vo coll tho intention ofour readers t<>
the adven isoinout of tho Laurens Male
Academy. This school ?snow III iv most
ttliccosrfftil comlllion uml uti) ? t auporlor
advantugos tu thoHo who dcslro pr?pa
r?t lon'for college or who set h II lil> ral
ami pr not leal preparation for tho busl*
II..?soi'Ufo. Prof. I'.vuoH lu a tried In*
htruotqr and oilers unoxccllctl opportu*
lillies to tho young mm Of (his HCOtlOII.
ItutQs aro low and hoard omi ho had lo re
on tho most r< IlKonnblo torms.
livery day I nd O gs woleonie news con
cerning tho J.aurensville Female Col
lege. Prof, MoCnshtll hus the assurance
of moro than tWOIlty live hoarders and
will in all probability open with 150 pu
pils. A fortunate step was talo n when
Mr McCnshin was plaeod nt (bo hoad of
tills BcllOOl. Willi tho aid of Mrs Me
('asian, who is mcoglli/.ud as ono ol' thc
most thorough and clHclont teachers In
tho state, und u full corps ol' professors
in each tloptirlmcnt, (live in nunibor) no
college cnn oller greater Inducements to
young ladies. Spot!blt euro is given lo
lit?se who leave home to euler this col
lege, mid parents eau bo assured that
their daughters will not ooh bo in
structed by lox! hooks amt lee tu rea,
hut no pains will he spured lo give ?ill
I hose accomplishments which a young
lady must have lo I" como II light In the
home, socie ty and eoinillliullV of which
she is it part. For terms and particulars
as to methods, cte, address (lie Presi
I'm mer ? complain that cotton is noi
as heavily fruited as is desired, but III
appearance it is unusually lino.
I ? t ho Tollu.
JttH Unveil port was lodged in jail IHHI
week on tho charge of house breaking
in Cross Hid township.
John and Sam lly.yson wore commit
ted fro tn Or? for hog?stonllng.
Wadi* Robertson violation or contract,
is servility out Ihirtv dava imposed by
M nj flrl flin of Clinton.
Poler Fair caine in on Tuesday to an
swer for obtaining goods under falso
.laines Mitchell gl VOA lott days of his
time tor violating contrant.
H?ht Nelsen, white, weill up on Thurs
day fir having a weapon concealed
about his person.
Two colored women who engaged in a
tlstlcull on Saturday, complotes tho list
Of additions to the county jail for tho
I M c r 111 - ! 11 VU. LlltirAIIH.
On Thursday last nil excursion party
from Plum llrnneb, Kdgcflcld Co.. spent
tho day boro. Mon, women und child
ren spent tho day in sightseeing and
partook of a picnic on the Collogo lawn
whore they woreontortnlned by Prof. lu
MeCaslan and the Laurens String Hand,
the afternoon howover, HOIUO ol the men
who had lnihlbod?loo freely o? our puro
mountain waler, became -< unewhat ill
ox lea ted and conclude;! to do something
worthy of tho "Kdfrollold boy." Kind
lng the et I (7.0ns disponed to o ver I iok nil
insulin, ono young man concluded be
would'"kill a ni ?or" and surely would
have done so, but Cor the timely pres
idien of Mr. A. Wt An.lonou ni tho <;.,
I, .V: N. depot. Policeman Martin was
on hand In a Jiffy and determined was
Im that no guilty mail Hhould escape.
Thc crowd thought (I I lieront however
ami for* A neon mt wir was imminent.
Several of tho "boyH" swore tbev would
:mt lcav om. of their number behind,
but tinnily a deposit of(A00nstbo (ruin
moved off, settled tho dlllleulty which
threatened when (freck met ?ir,ck.
From ??a ero! I to Cellar.
Tho Pe?nalo College has indeed pul on
a new appearance in thc pnsl two weeks,
"Music, Howers and g r!-" seem to I e
tho combination, The grand and impso
lng old Collogo building has undergone
snell a thorough ronovntion, from the
massive steno Ktopa in trout t J t h . silver
tongued bell lu tho dome, as lt has nev
er before received. Inside, the (louis
..Old w alls liaVO Leen touched by the
painters bruah, while iho'poiiKhod doors
re (loci their beauts-.
Ar.enid Ibo beautiful cannais a} nea
plekot lenci is being placid, bul Ibo
greatest improvement will bo noticed
when tho hoarding house is ti ?died.
Tills structure Willi Its fl escoed W alls
Inside a new roof, porches iVC, and neat
ly painted, will add mit a lillie to the
?ppoarailCC of tho col logo and that por
tion of Main stree?.. We look with pride
at everything that tubls to this institu
tion, for il has a bright futuro as weil
as a glorious past,
Miss Perrin fl'nrroW is visiting in
M IHM If at tie Jones ls visiting friends
Mr. W. A. Wharton will nell clothing
at Patten's this Kali.
Mrs I.. I?, i hihl" and ehildrou arc vis
iting Mr W I) Canoon.
W. I,, (?ray ind J, O, c. Fleming wont
down lo Augusta last wick on btodnoas.
M i SS Minnie Leo Puller left (lils mor
ning for a few ?lays visit lo flreonvlllo.
S. Me.(J. Slmkins, Ksq., of tidgoflold
vi lied hero last weok with his family,
HOV. K. Krloraon liaS returned from
a visit to (llomi Springs much improved
Mr. Prank Shell is now employed m
Miinnaughs establishment in Columbia
M rs. Walker of Cedar Springs, Tspar
tanbvrg county, Visited Mrs Mary F.
Todd Inst wink.
Sherilf llnllow and family aro off for H
lew days to tim mountains of N. C.
Capt. and Mrs. Prank P.vans uro ?po IVA
?ling the Summer al thc far-faiUOll Cash
M rand Mrs SitgronvM- and Mr J fl
Martin hn\ o gnni North to muk* fal!
Oar Building Hoom Boometti
How Mechanic? aro Employ ed Hoie Whatl
1? Oolug on Around Town.
y?fflardriy a rorMifier sinned out lr
lind locals, ami stamllng iii tho door; ol
Tntc AovKui'IHKII hniiding, win ntiraci
Od a few slop* south hy tim ?OUnd of thc
htuninoi and saw , eppt s.t? Ibo Cour
Wo (blind a number ol' workmen en
quired in one of the Crain buildings and
tho wo k ?.f remodeling the store al
most completed. This 1*001)1 ( with the
latest drug-store shelving ami eouuters,
ls being prepared for l>r. Posey.
Then glancing noi'oss Ibo Htrool wboro
busy workmen were also ongng.n, wa
?'onnd the People':; Loan nuil Kxobnngo
Hank building almost completed.
Todd's comor too, was alive with
workmen giving Hie finishing ton? lu-s
to his now doors and windows and put
ting in neal guards.
A lillie distance up Main Street op
posite tho Episcopal church, thu tile of
busy mechanics was again heard, and
tho resilience of Mr, J J Howland, pala
tial in proportions, greeted our Vision,
A lillie further up this ot roe I we lind
ho roshl?iieoof Mr Lewis. Koppel well
under way bal still receiving th" atten
tion of h U Hy workmen.
Over tho dritneli/m the hill rises Ute
nearly finished residence ot' .\?r \Y II
Clllcci'SOll. Neat, modern style, ll mod
el home, ul which Ibo iwnor will bo
domiciled in a few week I.
Hon.ld goes ii blast, and tho attention
il (he reporter is itfroetod across tho
town almost into the suburbs. Hero we
lind ono ol (tm mos*, convenient ami host
constructed as woll us one of ibo most
elegant homes in the city, only awaiting
n fow moro touches to rccjlvo ifs occu
pants, Mr C H Harkstbtlo and family.
That blast comes from his well where
powder and dynamite have failed to
bring tho desired ft 11 iii . A dept li Of OVO!'
forty-five feet through granite luis been
reached (ind it is expected that water
will bo found in a fow days.
Brooklyn too is looking up, Prank I'
Mci.'owun Ks<|, is building a residence
tn this llo.irishiug section of the town
whiieMrWA Martin has tho lumber
on Ibo ground foy a homo near bv
I .aureus shows ci'ident sigan of life.
Our people have an abiding eonlidoueo
In tito futuro of tito ?town, and are ma
king solid Investui*?nts lu real ostuto
Bale of now cotton, mentioned b" on
Waterloo correspondent, sid ppod lo M
Harris of Waterloo, is also the firs' ri
(mrled in ' he Slate, and the second ro l
this .acct ion of thc Mould Ifnotlnev
ervthimr, lhere are some things in
which l.aurrnti can conic Ural.
A Gala WicK at Cross Hill.
How the Young anti Old havo bonn Aimmod
Peace, personal and Plenty of Kaia.
This lins been :t notllblo week.
()n Wednesday afternoon WO Inwl
un "Old Polks Kntertnlnment,"
nt tho Female Academy,managed,
by the Indefatigable, Mr-.. Sue
Simp-ion. Al? who know Mr.?,
Smpson, know it was n success,
is everything she undertakes.
( ii Thursday n Pou run m oui
magulficen! Barbecue dinner, und
in tho afternoon un <d<l time (lan
der Pulling ul Mr. C. 1-. Puller's;
-very Inigo crowd present. There
was-onie splendid riding nt thc
rings hy llfteen initnly knights.
Mr. Jn::k Nickels won the tlrst
pristo and crowned Miss Kiln Ful
ler Queen of benuiy. Tho llrst gun
tler suecumbeil t?? titi* giant-Uko
.grip of |')r, Butler Itlehardson. The
lithe und sinewy Wtuio Turner
milde a successful role ut the sec
ond. Tho crowd then retired to
1 bo mansion i?'' M r. C. L. Fuller, or
tho young" folks, mid "tripped the
light funtuslie" until tho "wee
We notice niiiott^ the visitors io
our little village; Miss < 'lar i Lind
say and Mr. Wullaoe from nludu;
Mr. Arthur Mndden, of Madden;
Misses Currie ?nu! Ithodn Boozer,
?inti Miss Flornle Watts, ofCllnton,
mid Miss Hettie Wu;; -, cf Laurens.
Wo :i!l pul o'.? our 1". t loo'.;.-, when
M Iss Hol lie 00:110-.
l'lonty of ruin, ;.; aid ....io.. mid n
pence ?iud goori-wlll feeling to all
inen pt'ovading tho entire commu
Widi \\\ ike Waterloo.
Tho "First Bale" Shipped. -Rev Loaoh tho
Eviia.robst Preaching.--floetl Efleoi s
of tho Now Uailroail lav.
A protracted meeting will com
mence hero Hundny tho 21st.nt the
Methodist church, conducted by
(he past sr in charge, Hov. Mr Clark.
We also learn Hint Mr Leach the
revivalist who hus been doing
much good work in Abbeville
county ls oxpoctod lo I.o here. This
meeting it is hoped will contlnre
ns others that have started from
somocause or othi r havo boon bro
Miss llosa Noyinotiro ?uni Mo s
Bessie Hook, who havo been visit
ing friends in Newbery have re
turned, much to tho gratification of
.some of tho young sports of Hie
Miss Annie Wilber, ono of the
young and ott mot i vc holy of this
placo is visiting relatives near
Miss Lou Hims, un attractive and
accomplished young Indy of Now?
dory county is visiting tho fan ii ly
of Hov. H W Rey moil re,
Mr W IC Goddard, ls visiting rel
ativos and friend noni Mt. Galla
Col..I (I Winn ion, bus received
un invitation to address tho far
mers of Anderson this week at
Owing lo Ibo good prospect of n
good crop, and the reduction in
freight r;itos, our merchants ure
making preparations for a good
trado this full, n.-i they can sell at
RO near taroon woori prices that it
would not pay anyone to go, there
lo traill*. This wo (bink is one of
the good features of ibo inter-state
commerce bill, It helps to build
up towim nil over tho country, and
! lines away with s<? much rii.-erimi
nation, ns lon been practiced here
tofore. In shipping colton for in
stance; :i cotion buyer ut Lunion^
could ship bis cotton li? Now York,
havo it compressed nt Pori Boyal,
1 but if be ship from Ibis point be
would first havo lo ship to Lau
rens and then re-ship ho foro lu
( could get ii compressed, but as th?
! lau now ? , WO li <\ ?* Hu* sumo ?ol
vantages that Laurens or any olhei
, town lias, anil ero long Wo Wit
have ono of (lie mint prosper,,m
towns in th * upcountry.
Mr W B Qu aries, ono of tho old
batchelors of Pmksviiie, visited
friends and relatives hero lost
Dr Henderson, and family aro
visiting relativos al Madden.
Miss l.i/./ic Andorson, who lnis
been spoiulillg 801110 limo with lier
Grandfather al Sparttinhurg, rc
(urned home soiliottllio since.
Wo notice Prof. MeCnslun of
Loitrcns und Purrott of Clinton In
(own, in tho In to ros! of their respec
tive schools. Wo wish those gen
tlemen success in (heir undertak
ing, and wo soo no reason why
Laurens und Clinton could no}
build uj> ix - good schools ns wc have
in (ho state.
Waterloo comes lo the front us
ls her custom in ail things. Our
young und energetic merchant ?uni
farmer air .1 'I' Marris, shipped
from (bis placo on tho 20th., the
fli'Mt halo (d'now *?otton to Augusta
On. consigned to Gpo. It Sibley.
This is (he Urat now bale that wc
have hoard ol' being shipped in up
per Sont b ( 'an>lina.
The election is over and we hope
there bo no prcdjudico left in any
body's mimi. We hipo that there
will bo apure Democratic principle
in every man heart, that is to le I
everyman vole as his condonen
dictated, and i\ '? ide by tin; majority
of Hie people.
Crops are looking lino ju tho ra
tion although bottom corn hus been
badly Injured, yet the crops nre
above the a vertigo for soveral years
past. Cotton ls looking lieder nt
(be presenl (hon wo have .seen for
We know the AnVKKTIBKll w ill
give UH space for the foll' wing
from Union Baptist Church, the as
signing houses for the dclgntns (o
the Boody Bi vor Baptist Assm ia
tiou to be held with tho Union
Baptist Church, commend n : Tues
day after 2nd. Sunday In Sup tum
Beulah ; Sanford Boyd,
Durblns.Creek ; James Downey,
Warrior Creek; Cl T Huberts,
Laurens ; (' i mrk,
Dun!, ins Creek ; Hov. J A Cooper,
Friendship; L (' Culbertson,
Now Prospect; V .1 Culbertson,
Betharbra; Bow J A Cooper,
11 rrrlcan : J F 1 lendersou,
Cross lilli; <? W Culbertson,
Clinton ; Y .1 dilbert -on,
Holly ( J rove; S M Cooper,
Waterloo; T J Cooper,
X Hoads; J M ( lar.lv.
Fairview ; Y .1 ( looper,
Dticans ?"r.; W A Trnynham,
Hush Hiver; Joel T Moore,
Newbery : D M M ?lam,
Prosperity ; A Culbertson,
Knoree ; W T Box,
Bethel ; .Jamos X .Ion s,
Kaban Creek: A Culbertson,
Harmony; J ll Klledgo,
1 '< tplnr Spri ngs ; 11 I ' Hi ?land,
Mt Pleasant ; T H Watkins,
Beaver Dam: W A Trnynham,
Mt. Zion; JamesOwings,
( 'host nul Bidge; Y .) Culb : ni,
IIighlund Home; T J Cooper,
Tho delagutcH urn all invited te
go to tho places assigned them as
above or any where in the neighbor
hood ami we will warrant (lumia
Dur Power Packet,
We ha ve . o much sicklies;! and
s.? many religlotlH meetings round
about, tluil i gol but little lime lo
think or wrlfi n bou I anything else.
Nearly all t ho eliurelies Pi Hil - soc- I
Mon have had protracted mccting.H
and most of them haye had some
accessions it ad 11 greal many pen
el.- mtinilestcd anxiety <>n the sd.)
Mr. Lewi- Power who han been
in bad health far sometime, ls dan
gerously ill. and without a speedy
change will not live long. Luther,
?11 of M l\ Joe Brown, has been s(-r- |
ously sick for several day- with
fe vor, and there seems very little
change for > he bel 1er.
Mrs. Motes, of Maddon, i visit
ing relatives at this place. Miss
Mattie Neighbors, of the Warrior
Creek neighborhood, bas been vis
iting Mr. Lewis Power. Mrs. Mos
eley, of Laurens, w Ito ha -?boen vis
iting ber son Mr. T. I). Moseley, of
this pince, has returned home.
The people of Fountain hm are
enjoying themselves Mib week ta
king les-ons in vocal music given
l?y M r. Tom < 'hildress.
YOUNGS CROSS ROADS.
We aro now having our quota ol
ruin; most too nundi we fear. Tho
corn crop is gone and (odder pulling
in order. Tho cotton plant is unu
sually large und tolerably well lili
ed. The watermelon season bas
been unprecedentedly ;ood mid we
regret that it is drawing t<> a ( lose.
Mr. .lohn L. Young han tho (Ines!
up-land corn wo have scan. Pl.ini
nti oil stubble land since the wheal
was cut off, ii look > Uko tho best of
Vos, 11 ase, we may have s ur ri .mi
nimi lo th . nat io. al forces, but the
country Droops ure too weak for old
Talla. Yes, we've got ll new hat.
That's so; yes.
Cap!. W. A. Stone of the Hurri
cane side hus been quito .-?ck, but
we arc glad tu know is improving.
Howlong will a squirrel live?
Until the scribe gets 11 shot at it.
It must bo dog days now as our
dog spends his time in barking.
Mr. J. P. Hollingsworth, win? has
been spending several weeks w il ll
relatives and friends near hear, h.is
returned to his home in the "land
Mr. E. to Pitts hus returned to
his dutioo as teacher In north New
About two years ago we were oil
board ene of those lino Coasting
fttenmors tllftt ply tho wat.rs be
tween ( 'harlestoi: and Paul ka. The
Ocelli was ;i lillie sijiinlly, and our
Pard, not being so loriUHale (If we,
became sou-sick. Mid begun Vomit?
lug violently, SVo. of cowine, hur
ried to tho fllda of mir companion,
und tenderly n iked, "are you sick,
Callie ?" "Boo-lioo-bah > iir u't-helii,
you don't think I'm doing all I lib
for fun, dc you
Tho good farmers uro sowing
plenty ul Turnip setal und prepar
ing to meet thy demands of the
household during the chilly blast
of winier. Tho serine hus ft poa
that is new to us. They ure of the
ordinary size, very hnl'd, und black
in color; beats thom ail for vine
ami will lie in the ground all win
ter and emu? up ami be very pro
lific. Will some ono who knows
como forward with their propor
Lightening badly Wl'0'ked a
slut le tree in clo o proximity lo
Mr. I. H. Compton's residence near
lids place a few evenings -ince.1
The health of i!.e community ls
very good; we now and then hear
of a chill, a case of cold, ?ve.
Well my friend-, you see that Wo
hav'nt any thing scarcely to write
(Ills week, so WC close willi SUCCOSS
to you and yours.
Wonderful if True.
Paris, August i -Captain lion
ard, chief of tho military balloon
service in tho French crimp nt Chu
lons-Sur-M urine, ha- invented ute
ehanisni for .dei ring and propell
ing balloons which will enable
them I?) resist wind bl O'.' lng Ul tho
velocity of ton mot ron per second.
In order to preserve tho secret ol'
his Invention Captain Lenard has
the VlU'ior.S pare- of his device j
matte at tii livrent places und pitts,
them toge! ber himscl ?.
A Terrible Thunder Storm.
[News A Courier, lot lt inst.]
For two hours to-night Columbia
has been lit by electricity, Never
has tho City been visited by undi H :
storm and ni 8 o'clock the lighten
ing bogan in tito west and north
west and it became more frequent.
By 0 o'clock tho darkness could not
settle over the city for more (hun
two seconds. The storm came
nearer and tho thunder became au
dlble. At $:30 lhere was a Hush ol'
lightening at every second, and
sometimes two and three from cliff
ord)! quarters at the sanie time, A
terrible rain began at !h I? accom
panied hy a wind storm which
drove the water through the rn.?l's
of buildings mid made thc cars on
incoming trains leak badly. The i
rain poured for Ihree-tjtiurteiM of;
au hour. 'I ii" storm lucren ed in ;
fury until there was darkness over
tlie city. Tin' thunder was deafen
ing. A corresponden! ot" the News
and Courier, while near (bo Union
depot, was ii I mos! knocked down
by one strobe id lightening which
cr icked like a pistol. Before be
had proceeded fifty yards farther
he was twice brought to a stand dill
by strokes which made thc ^aiiie
pistol-like report. At ll o'clock
Ute storm ls receeding, bat the
lightening is continuous, Many!
place.-, in tiii; city must have bean ?
struck, but the lateness of thc hour
prevents invest ?gat ion.
Tho Western Unlo'i Telegraph
?Mee building was slruok on tho
southeast corner, and brick- were;
scattered over the street. Alioth- !
er stroke bit tie' -ame building
about forty feet from tho fl rs t, sot j
tile building on tire, but thc oj ora
tora extinguished tin- bin/.e.
A Biuike CliKriiu r Falls.
lb- M I) maid, clnlniing to he a
-nai.o charnu T from Michigan, trie '
his tungie u i 'ot i n serpent of tho vip
erous kimi at Lu w rc nee burg on
Friday. Ile offered len dollars f ?r
(lu birges! a m ? mos! poisonous j
snakes. A ?.um went into (he-wild
swamps of Luwroncobtirg mid cup
lured what looked lo bollo- king
American poisoners. Ills snake
ship NV II s forty-nine inches long, j
atm hud cigliteoii hilliers, willi j
horny cells full of poi on.
T!ie -nake wa- turned over lo
Mellon; bl, who took about a pint'
<.: ?1 . it ?I, opened tlc box am! .
entigl ' tb.' nake just back of the ;
net !: .villi hL right hand, v. ben lin
burie l iii- poisonous fangs in tho
doctor's band bel ween the thumb
mid fore-linger, tillite a crowd had
gathered upon the .-cen,-, when
nearly all scum pored away. l>r.
Mi Donald dropped tho snake, Inti
picked il up again and pul the
iiead of tho reptile lu iii - mouth af
ter coiling it round his m ck. The
-nuke was said b> 1)0 a-mad asa
hornet, and no sootier than the box
lid wa- knocked otr with H hatchet
t Lun he leaped out of tho box, when
the charming doctor picked him up.
.Some of tho bra vest of thc audi
ence succeeded In killing it nfter
the bitten man throNV il down.
Medical llld NVUS called II), .Mc
Donald i < said b> be in ti dangerous
condition, thu poison so fatal lo
mankind having Infect< ! his entire
system. Ii ls said Hint grave npj
prehensions are cntcituincd of his
recovery, Ho grew deiidly sick
soon after ho was bitten und has
been having hemorrhages of tho
J ADV KKTISKM KM', |
A CADD FROM MU, 0BA V.
Fd Uer Advert Igor i
Allow mo space ?ti your pu per to
reply to w hat lins boc;, said hy the
Laiirensvitln Herald and Clinton
Fnterpriso, concerning the elreul
a s "Protest" mid "Anti-Prohibi
tion.'' The idea w hich prompted
me to Issue this "dohger" ns ii has
been MI nicely called, by these two
pa poi's AV as this* Tho religion ol
such men as Fountain Martin, Hez
ekiah Cray und' Rev Tolliver Rob
ertson and tho host of church mem
bers of their day, wa ; so much bel
ier or more to my notion of pun
ami undented religion, wlthoill pro
hibition or revenue laws, that, by
calling tbe.atleiii ion ol' tho people
to timi wliolosomo tate of society
?hoy might soe (ho error of theil
way. But the dodger is brandet
nu insult to the memory of tin
dead. Now if lhere is one 111111 ;
which We could Oil mes Hy pta;
lor, it ls for wisdom ami power ti
control political preachers, am
lion-lnw -leaders-id'-chri: t lani ly.
So along this line we propose I?
light Ullt If mell who publicly dec
hire Hiern- el\ es leaders of chiuchi'
am! expounders of Hie Gospel
premiso that they will not seek t<
array one niau against another it
political warlarc, prohibition o
Anything else outside ?he Bibb- am
when Olby will promise not lo deni
In liens mid mortgages, upon theil*
sacred honor, while limy know be
fore they go Into the business thnt
many of their < ustoiners will be vi
olently disturbed ut the settling
lime. No such program would
have been allowed or tolerated lo
year- ugo. And, If 1 undei'sluud
what the Ulsh ip of the Methodist
church means, iii" preaching f
prohibition ls not allowed by Idm.
wo aro surprised thal iii." hw rued
and honoid and democratic editors
alluded to In lld? article, did liol
call attention s> (ho fact th it lil di
op I );:,::'?t ll b el rule:! (lill certain
resolutions passed al the (Jroon
Pond church ilurini; tho district
It i - astonishing lo the anti side
of prohibition that When such mt .
us <i--:i. J. 1J. Kershaw nu I JpllV>r> ;
ion Davis, to say nothing of tie;
!:'*>. nun Democrats in Tex a?, the
200!) white votes In the white man's
county known as An larson, an?!
tho ? 1*2 votes ns a majority In I. ne
rolis count v, made by Issuing u few
little dodgers, will pul their hat
le red brains and seared conscien
ces ngdust us. Thogroiil Issue Isl
ono thut wo have hail experience
IP til homo und abroad, und lind lu
our humble opinion lt works (he
same ruin everywhere. Divided
churches, violated law by good
men, perjured juries and witnes
ses, etc., etc.; all of which has been
so clearly demonstrated right tit
home thal il i i useless lu barp un
thi-i. Who, Oh! who, in Laurens
county cnn cns! tin? llrst sb.ne ut"
Hie seller of whiskey contrary to
lew'.' I a m a ?'raid lo ask for fear
(hat thc Judge on lils Hench, the
Jury? wittie ?os In court, our citizen.'
. d' town and county, would nil have
to suv, I nm no! abie so to doj rani
We how con: ludo Hi! . hy calling
your nttoiiHon to tho fiu:? (hat Wo
are Dciiioov?Hc ih oui' pi'ogronij
If we know what Democratic
menus. Hut perhaps nobody except
Ibo ('rews family cxiiclly nuder
Dand the delliiillon of tho word
e moe rat.
v It nppenred lo your humble ?er
sinnt lind win n negro chun h .
'.?. ore being organ i/.et I by white I
men and great gatherings of the
color.? I brethren wen? goth II tip,
(hat Toni frews i';<'"ail of.Joe wm
al Hie bend of the program.
! may bc mistaken.
Tu! o the vole in any township
in Laurens county whore the color
ed man can hen! us two (<> one mid
you Will see from returns thal Wo
ure badly beulen.
Thin we all poib d every w hite
and colon d vote we could, there
cut be ?|? dotlbl in my mind, alni
.-ill should libido Hie result without
ii i iv indignation meeting <>r hard
We propose now louse the ma
sonic ceremony over the d nilli of
prohibition, und followers lol ip j
throw-the viii! of charity over (lie
faults of our dc. used brethren,
whatever they nitty have been, mid
iud with hold from lit ir memory
thy praise that (heir virtues limy
hihil. Tim Wise: t Iii M Wi il t lie
best of men ha ve di ne Wrong.
Your Idlest Obodii nt Servant'*
lt. K. O ll AY,
Cb tier upe r O end Old Ti mei lind
I Protest. '
".T it. IC m TO i :
Allow nie thc uso of your columns I
i ni contradict dime slalomants that
1 lui ye br en made bv Hie ii- ral! il
its offspring the / 'uh rpvir ., again-<
shose ho voled iigninSt the M ni rn .
In tho lirsl pince I h ey charge it
of "nppohliug to tho political jireJU*
dices;iitld passions of (he negro."
Now to MI y ino l< asl of this ch urge,
is thu I i ! ls false. 1 can't ?ny
whiil Hie prohibiHo.nl tts appealed
to. bul I do know (hui they have
been working nindup the negroes
uil (lie while mu? for nothing bill
I heil* vole. TheyI ried speaking end
preaching during Hie campaign te
I draw them OVer, and tinnily di?!
.succeed in turning ii few I suppose,
I bul (hep gol sb uneasy on election
??lay that lltoy had t<> full oil some
?o'.bor plan, and that was, not lo h|.
low Iheni io vole nt nil If they dbi
I not vole fm* the lilli. This was (Kc
Clinton trick, (hiltno niau who gave
II lien wa allowed lo vote nt nil Ull
; less he voted dry, mid Hih nccounh
j for Hie dry majority attlint box, lt
wns ti caso of Iii"' or death with
Sonie, they preferred lifo, mid i> > i
(o vole dry to get <<. live without
I .stealing, ?iud they did md want '?<
'do tlint. Ho much for ('Union, lin
i place where Mr. ('revs Says done
...neb ?.rood w ot !:. Wei!, If you call
intimidation g >od work (hoy surely
deserve praise. Now says Mr. c.
t here is another side to 1 his pie!uro.
Mon of high .standing and roi p< (dil
! hill ty pro lessors of chris! in ni ty, high
i o file i n I , Ac., walked delibertiloly to
I to the polls and voted for whiskey,
? .tc. It ls st runge tl nt Mr. C. knows
how these good men vote!. Don't
you suppose thiit hewlslies tiiat he
j had followed the'r example now
since he sees Hint \, e are In the mn
? Mr. ('.should hnvokopl his mouth
! -bat nhotil ilii - (decI lon mile s h<
I h|id been disposed lott !i (lie ?ruth,
(he whole truth and nothing hut
Hie truth ; for Ibis ls n free country
ami n mau bus ft light under tin
laws of South Carolin:) to cfit and
drink what lie pienses just sola
p:,,\< for thc '-ame, uml he can wor
ship his Ood under i is own vim
am! tig I t ee, ?iud it is mme of tin
ON KI i- TI n? A ? T's.
Tylersvlllo, H. < '.
1 1 will sell my < loods at
. OOBT OE
-1 M il,
? Til li I T OF OCTpBlCH IonCASIl
Then my doro house ls to
rent or M ll for the CASH,
Call 01) ')'. BOliTCR I'SON, ho wi;
glvo you tho prices.
; T. ROHl?tTSpN
. I Ln II rons, s. c. niigtyb
! Si?tb of south Caroli
On tho 17(h i,f August, 18 7
QUESTION ol' PROHIBIT
Total No. Voles Cast, 8208, u
Pro? Ko I
hlbitlon. hi '
Cross lilli SUW 70
Hoyiiosu B?U 172
Von ?J5 7'? J":
hittite!'* Store. |l?? 8?
Dial's, ?il !!>.$ IS?
'ruin -IinjiHki'!S?d? K'> ii ?
.Mi. ;'i in ?ant, .SUI 201 100
I. uti! : MI'.N i 5i.,::? l -ls 20
.ni, .. *.'
mis c. IL
JOSH 17 i
M ?J ?:!?;. ug-iitu.it I'l'Olilbitioi), 1
\vo, tho Ooinn?l??H?oi?or.s of Eb
!:;;i foi' Lu ll re lin (Ju?lity, ?lo ho
l>y .'(.iii y th::! tito ubow i-: (I C
IVl't Ktlltl'tniMit of tho Vole ;'..-; ino
lated 1'i'oni tho returns of Hie hm
i",'".- ; of sui I cloe! ion,
.!. II. SULLIVAN,
T. li. ANDEKSON.
.\ ueru i .' !. ? >7.
"I * Oft f > '*.ROO M mo'itn .....
ns. Agent? preferred who eau furni
their own horses an.I giyo their who;,
limo to tho business, spiro mouton
may li.> profitably employe I il lao, A 1" -
vacun?los In iowna and eitles? M. I*
KlIl.NStlN tV CO.. !"i ? Main Si.. Kiel:
muiel. Vii. a : .'Jlr i
Tl IE LAURENS
Properen hoya lor tho South Cu roi I un
1 'elli ge, lol't lie Citadel llltd tor Ihr pi ..<?.
lleal business of lifo.
Tn lt M : 1 to $<).00 per month, ncoor
ding io grade.
Next Messinn begins, MONDAY, Gili
of .-?KI'TKM IJl-?ll.
KRANK F. VA NS,
PniNei TA i.
efT ll 1 ar\ ?r^,?
I K^? VJ? I g? fe -
I Sixteen Instruelora; oKclcntlfie, ?5 1.it
el ? ry degri o e iura ia, ."> Shorter eon
j l*oat-0 rad tuite ami Law oouraoa,
Tull lon i I". Matrleabition, $1!?, Mooma
I free. Table hoard VII ami $l!itVJ poi
iiionlh. Kxpi uses nbou! .UH).
Tuition free I\N Law to uppiloaid 111
Inp wit h College Ireiiaur.ir .. eoi'tti?oato
of Inanilily to pay, algie i by lum < >f
and guardi?n or paronl, v. Uh ?pinio i id
Coiihly Cotninlssionors, or Ju;.
i'l'i'baie, or Cl, ol' Coi::'., iii .[ tin
alitemen! is true. Ker furl li or pnrtcii
tura lippiv io
PH li SID1CNT f. M. Mi DRY D1J,
Columbia, ti. C.
./ft KtJi.Uuu tviiiAA
Vt greatly red need .pri?e* and will de
I;. >i4 thc i n nt, any depot in ile. . moly
'frailofoltufgo. IJoarsi sent whoii deslr
I .'d. Night eal h pvomp?ly responded lo.
"d ari in iV. ? 'ul;
VE CE NTH. - .
l l VE CENTS. O w
Soiiil Five couta In atantpn itt ?nob for
our olera nt ly ill int fid ed Ctitiilotni .
V E .KY Hoi
?\ D. .loluisoii ?v Soil.,
Main si., Lynchburg, Va.
ooo- WHY JfOTf-oo*
? ? i.y'f hco:*r ATV! .?,?.< i aa
. ii l.j I hi or y onlv> ('ntnlooi >
lo i Al lull Mill tdt.||||ii>alt.ltl tn- .
..'. v A.,1'1 t ..I. ni, s.aunt ii, Vfi
Cauu-.Mill> and all kinda of hiaehlhciy
br salo at low c prieca by
lit ? % ! i iV ANDKHSON,
;-:M. Lauren-. S. C.
I Moment nuc?
! y pi nnlssloil i ; A. W. Dur iii-?ile,
Probalit ludge, i win .'. tile tho Kaiate bf
s tlHo H-> Igc-a, dOeeaaod, al thia OlT|co at
l,iiiii'ens'.C,;lL eh Ibo 271 li, dav ol' AUgunt
|s-..,:.: io o'clock, V. M., nnd al the tutu'
linio .... ill njiply a linal dlseluirgo
All persons having demanda against,
inid . lat.- aro !?. ie!,y notillod to prcaout
thc same, due form, on or hofofO sahl
day. or i.. lo. ? 'i* burred, And allin!
. i.tc i aro r piir : io make payment by
i; \s SIM:I.!., <. c a P.,
.July "... li
Settlement mi I
F.?NA1, D.t^; .>!AHOfE.
tty ; ermlssion of A \\" linrtifsido, Pro'<
linio .fudge, I will soitlo the Kat ti to of
1***1 ly I'nwoll, tlctieaaod, nt tblaolllee at
Laurena 0 IL, on (hu 27th^ day ol' Au
oist l.tlT, al lUo'eloek, A. M. and al tho
inuit t imi* will apply tor a llual dlRohargo
All perso.is having, demanda ngaiuat
?nhl oslnto are linroby notillod t,v presont
tho same, itt .lue form, on or before RP ld
ilny, or bomrovor brtrrod. And all ii>
dobfed aro reipured t<? inako pnynicnt
hy Hold time.
v; NV SIl KKK, ?. <? c e.
Uv pormlosai m of'A'. W. Birnslilo,
Prohn to .fudge, 1 will nofHe tuc jCa'UtU
if ft. IL i.ci'f,., docoaaod, athis ooloo ai
I.aureus C. I] ., 0*111|0 lOtll da.V ol
DOtitlJor, l's.".:.', lo ?.'<:.i-1. A. M.. nnd nt
.r aa mo time V. ill ap,?Iv for a m.... ...
All pomona having denian..* ng.tb.nt
4id<| ca?ale ari* liort-by hitffled io nr.
nt tho ion I" tlilo lorin, on or I? 'oro
io ilaj . "i- : II illaro vi i- I.aired. And ....
i ntl el ted aro I'VinifCd I" m al.o t>a,> mi n
by s.dtt Ihne.
1". copr.KAN D,
Admlid.>ti'.tlor .b bonis non.