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LA rHKNS, S. < '., Jan. I, !ss'
l l.lii.o NY lishe -.! \ ..' v lili*, says lion ;
Write n Xmas.
A hlilllury vo|npan.> al Wuodritu waa
Ho ini'iiut ions as lu euler hilo euir.pot I
lion willi il isuiipany "I ^iiis. toni 'i
I vpn ide an alni I 'i i.;, i rsi b* ps i o s \ ?..
with euell nilli i in pin Isl un liaolel Muli
?UL'. Ho wusa horn ieiuler nf mon, and
bia power caine fruin Ihelnh rmi ? ir ru a I ?
noss ol' Iiis -'.ul.
The Low liilosx |||e I </'.' ./?.?. J i- n
m w i-aiulhhile lor pult'oiutgi wlth'h ll?
m xi foi\ days will draw om. T' ? Press
?un? Kannm' vii! prlnl lin- paper and
Messrv Knker A Marl In w III M iheedb
Kvery papei brings i he sad nowa ol
I he death ol'some mu1 l>.\ Hie careless
handling ol" s ?nu. Will people er
loam thal il is thu unloaded gun ins;
.Jin s oil"?
Ii is estimated thin sinee issn, the
Moni h has been producing les> eotioii lo
tin- aero Kian before Hint lime, l ins de
crease ia said to be owing to iii practice
nf farmers in sclliny imo comm seed to
I he oil mills.
V eonductoi mild?! a lUi.siake. which
rastille 1 in a fi II rfu Icollision near O roon
woo?l Tenn, on "Now Y if a r's Kay."' Six
per sur. a wore killed outright ami thirty
m-f?u ty wounded, fm Unding his mis
take, the Conductor became a roving
Last week a colored Columbia pugi
Km went over to Augusta io Ugh
a not h or pugilist. Two ouneo gloves am
>loo a silk- were on limul and Un- ligbl
to be to a finish. Tile Chlef-of-polico
however, pul ibo tl ti I uh on for I hem
umt tims -.?veil 'die eo'.niuunily such
brnial Christum.-? sport.
Ooonee ( 'on n ty la crowing I ital i ly. Thal
la right, a county thal rain s ehickem
hus a right m erow, and is expected lo
..row. Last week a Walhalla gentlemen
made the largest shipment of thorough
bred poultry ever made from this stale.
Kleven distinct grade were embraced.
They w oui t" i ieorgia.
Thai great and good man Senator
Wade Hampton h about io become
."cranky" on tho subject ufborsea. IK
bas Introduced a bil! in Congress to pro
vide a national horse-trainer. If the
Senator sholud visit his constituency in
this part ol' tin- w orld, on some Saleaday,
be would turn bis attention mon.-in the
direction of providing a national Imrsu
The Nows it: Courier gives sonio inter
esting ligures on ihr- progress of this
state ?luring Ku- past year. Tho value
of agricultural, ni an ii I act ii ring and min
eral producta is shown to tx- one hun
dred and one million, against twenty
two million in l^sii. |.'or i be ?ame period
ihe increase in manufactories Ititi, boen
nearly one hundred per eenl.
'Pom NYoolfolk. i lu- (?ooi'ghi family ox
Lerminatar, since lu- removal back t"
Macou Jail, is reading Dm llible ililli
gently ami seeks spiritual advice In.m
an aged colored preacher. IK- i- prepar
ing to enter lin- great world beyond, Im!
has not yet given up tho thought of re
entering tb is world, UH the Sheri ll' roon t
ly found bim Industriously sawing Hie
iron bars nf his e ll.
Tho /'M ? ?V: /.'-o'... , remarks: Tho
Legislature liav made Ilia town or Lau
rans a School I dst riet, and restored the
..ld Radical way ol' allowing ile-mob lo
conllMcale properly for the public sci.ls.
Well, If Illili suits l.aur.-iis, wc shall not
complain. A free hoof inarkei should
also be established, for how can a hun
gry eidiii study. First till his Klomncli
w ?th beet, mid I hen feed bis I.rain.
Again Mr N an Kallon claims (.. have
discovered fl "self-lliollV0 poWCI". ' ll is
aa'd Hint porsoveraijco conquers all
things, and hence, ax this geln loman s as
dcvo teri forty ol Ida beal yeera to I his omi
object, sonic will readily accept tho
Statement that perpetual moilun is
found. Hy a wonderful mechanism,
friction and gravity are overe?me, and
Mr Van Patton says In II ?erv aliori
while his machine will he perfected
which w ill astonish i he M orld.
Last Thursday i w.. men from Sumter
fC, were found In New York eily Hying
io buy counterfoil green-back-. ? in y
ware lined $10 each and (ben locked up
lu the House of Dotenliou ns witness
uguinst the sharpers who wero lo fur
nish th? green good Si Prom this it \\ ill
beacen that the groat Kital wave of de
sire for riches ? Ithotii work, has actual
ly reached Old Mon th Carolina. These
"greenies" moy thank their stars for
thia awkwardness, which stopped them
before Indlotmeuts accumulated,
Atlanta (la, ia anon lo have new mule
paper. It will be indi her D?mocratie
nor Republican, nor ev en Independent
in polith-H, bill will fight daily for Prohi
bition, if Hu- politicians of Hu- st. Johns
Stripe hope (o break the solidity of the
Holid South hy such means, they mus?
bring more than li new . paper willi ?10.000.
Our advico ls "pul money lu thy purse"
for a newspaper Hon opposes Hie Keino
eraticparl.V has nu up lilli road tn (ravel.
A lew days ag??, while J I) Kalli ne
wan in a Trhd Justice ofllee for tho pur
pose of giving a ponce bond, at the In
stance ol u neuro, he shot and killed the
prosecutor. A few days later .ino P..
Keels and P ? . Kow niau at Sumter v ere
to glvo pence bonds, butonnoted in a rlol,
in which four men were terribly woun
ded, and tho Trial Justice killed. 'fie
wholsonie lesson taught by tlie.ludgc in
refusing hail in the first case, was not
. Sectus] in iba latter, but this oenrae
continued Will in lime bring good re
Naturally this i- Hi? Benson for
good resolution*, Wo ofton hour'
mr.i ?peak lightly of a follow who
roso I vos to <i'? hettor mid load a
di dereel li'", omi thou fulls huck lu
the old ruts. This i.- wrong, li is
well lo make good resolutions-to
-weal ?'iv-even though yon full lo
keep thom, ti' a limn does not try
to do helier lie will rarely improve.
! 'i \ your aim . . i II lar, though you
I.uol In pitfalls. Hm it i-> much bot
ter i" rmi ki* > good r?solution and
then lu? vi* iif moral cou ruge t"
At Ibo beginning nf ibis now
..ear iel Us all resolve lo o lour up,
as fur us possible,'o'd grudges; lot
a spirit ol forgiveness prt vail, and
b t eat ii leso'lVO to help Mil! other.
. I f ;? h llwvt ii?iti w bo i- i raveling
..thuin our path lulls by tho w ay-ide.
don't -?proud bi? Inuits bvforo the
publie, . ul ru 1 lier lol ; bein have tito
m .?! charil;1.! le construction. Take
that ?nun kindly by tim hand, whis
per to ld nt s* mt word ol comfort,
III il ko ililli fe i that be is t:ot an
outcast, mid I .; hi- wonk m -- plead
iii-; ..;.<! e. i i lillian 11 a turo ls treach
erous, ti i td llb Ugh a utan limy go
astray, it i no reason why ho
should bc V loki <i us II dog by hi^
fellows, 'iii -drongost and liest
-m.'.et i nu - full, but they rise ngniti,
11 i - the man .\ho make- an earn
er-1 resoluth< in iiiiiend iii - course
\\ Im coiitpii is ?tl lust.
it?- t ruo 1 li 11 In lids dny too
matty young itiou who aro denied
A liberal education In sonic college,
couru*, lo Ihliil? llial they ave uncos
sn ri ly shut oui from tho groat lit-1? i
w in re'grout c. ss grows, A striking
j plot uro ol' tl.< possibilities of boys
in tbi- cou ii try, ami nu apt illustra
tion of tito terni "Free America" I*?
given in ibo lift ol' that groat man
who has Just died--Ihiniol Man
' nilli,'- 1 ''o ugo of nine years he
was nindi; lo work, timi thu lull
meaning of (hut little word seems
. then and lhere impressed upon him,
for we soe him risc from, thc low
position of errand hoy in a new.spu
per oflh'o to ti responsible place lu
Cleveland's cabinet, lie was not
horn With tl silver -poon in his
mouth, but ?ii au early age li" wits
m te fort?nate in having learned
that diligence brings it- own re
watti. As errand boy ho was faith
! ful, (lien us primer, reporter am
mulinging editor lie climbed higher
lt ii nol always circumstance?
that makes a mun, for more fro
unen' y men make the circiuiistun
?os. No boy who sturts out in ai
humble sphere need be di soo ti ra god
Willi pluck ami determination
merit w ill follow, will ill will in dm
time be recognized.
While thc telegraph wil'OS llllVI
[loured into lin- column- of tin. ila!
lies ouch ?lay a stream of blom.
and thunder as thc result of t 'In .-t
mus Week, it i- very refreshing b
note (hut in the lawless tow ii o
Laure.iis, nol a single arrest wa
mudo by I lie police.
Wliilo it i- Into wc hud lo violon
miibnr-t- of lawlessness, yoi it eui
liol be -.titi thal the pure tim! liol;
Christ inns festival was proper);
observed anywhere, li Isslraugi
indeed that so m.my rational mei
can coiisont t?> become beasts oi
Tho selection ol 11 Oil John San
' Vernor, io tin ofllec of C'oinptrolle
'General is an honor bestowed upe
! ono of tho foremost yoting mon t
his day. Mr N'orner has nlreiid,
gained a place in Ibo annal- of titi
-tate, as tho hi's! man to make hi
, w ay through tin enemy'.* lines an
ont or I lu? now famous "W albie
W hat chango has emile over th
spirit of our dreams ? Al York, th
m ber day, .I ml;'e Witherspoon rc
fusi tl (o grant bail lo .1. I>. Katti
, ree, Who shot ami killed .laid; Kee
in ('hester, last I inlay.
Itatleroi.- is il well know n citizo
and Ibo mun bc killed WHS a liegr
uni the shooting was claimed t
have been i lt -el i i lo lenee. All (hi
happened in South .Carolina, an
yoi wiitin application was made lo
bail before a South Carolina .Imlgi
he nettiully refused lo grant i
This i- very -ti a ugo; it is very Ul'
Tho mutter isj fl serious mn
What are WO ? miling to,il fljlldici
officer of tho sovereign Hiato t
Mouth Carolina i- lo have the ton
erlty ti ruthi.ly sot asido th
precedents ol'yours, ami refuse I
grant balito tt respectable whit
man who has killed a negro, un
' who claims it was in soil defence
\\ ?.. repeat the question, w hat ai
wo coming to ?
At this rule, a man who -ces f
to mordor another will base hi
feelings acutely pained anil his ri
lined nature shocked hy the lian
I ships of prison lifo, or, may lia
oven bo subjected to the vulg;
ceremony bf hanging. If Judg
Witherspoon's c^nnplc is to ht* fo
I lowed, gentlemen ni taste an cu
turo like triple murderer Jones, i
Ktlgcfiold, Will llOl be allowed tb
I perfect freedom they now enjoy
This action of Judge Wit hoi
spoon's is a radical innovation,
few mon' like it, ami "Smith Cart
linn Justice" will lose all Its flavi
Of fiction and como to have a rei
The Karl of Cravat), wbQ ls only wi
lam Qjtorge Itobert, Viscount l uingto
has takon In? Charleston on bin Ame
HOW PIES ARE MADE.
I'lio Amottnl novnitrod .>> Past ty Loving
>,<.?. \ni-Kris-Souio Kliit*Clinn Munro*!
A g rca I revolution lia? gone on.in ihn
manufacturo timi compounding of pie.
No more iho housewife carefully meas
ures mu "tl cup of mi!';, a spoonful of
aalcriittis. a lump of butter, pinch of ault,
three ltiblea|KH>ufula of augur, lour sliced
tipples nial n little pure lard." Today
Ibo don;, h ia kneaded by uteain ned tho
oven - are vast und hot breathed caverns.
In thc gicnl kitchen ol I Ito modern plo
factory ure minda ra of immense copier
hett!e>. surmounting hrlck ovens, and fat
mule cooks fdir the Mivorj masse.; within.
I 'II lillie tables around Ibo room uro
downs ol' wooden mba holding thc linings
for ihoiiaaiula ol pica, Then ih<- busy
linkers misc the dough, und I . l ie tho
oven door with deft und rapid (nuchea
pi ' - it into i lie sha; C of (he elllbl'V o pie,
into a | an and u line of pies j-, soon pass
ing into thc oven's mouth with wonder
tul celerity. Tho oi'dinury ovens used
will hold about !?00 -nedi plea and tim
temperature required i- graduated with
New Yt uk. of course, produces und cuts
more pica (han any eily in iho world,
nb hough i; - per capita consumption in
eclipsed hy * 'hicago. Ho. lon und I 'hilndcl*
pbiu. There ure t-ight or len largo fue*
lories dealing exclu ivcly hi pies, und las
Iwecu ?UO uno i ntl ki hera ulso make
them. The Inrgcsi factory ison Sullivun
Mice., and ii . < ut pul of pie is HOI net liing
awful io contemplate, ?iud when ono
thinks of thu number Of churches and
schools th . money, spent for pie would
build, it is a i pies! ion if the j .copie should
nol ?top and ask. "Whither ia this awful
ha hi I currying ie:" In u '.ear or two (ho
pie h;.hu nilly raid; willi the curse ?>
. hink mid evils .i tobacco RS n never
failing fountain from which debating KO*
ciel I ? mid lyceums eur. draw topics to
nrguc on. .
Chic of tho foremen in the factory on
.Sullivan slr. cl sai-1:
. lu cur establishment tve linn out
ev . ry kind ol' pie KO far discovered, but
there an- certain kinds that uro staple,
These oro tipple, irdnuo. lomon, gruja?,
raisin, plum, guosoliorry, whorlk'la'rry,
strawberry. p. a. h. rnsplH'rry. pineapple,
punipkiii and ctistaitl. \pplc, mince,
lemon, pinn).Kin und custard arc thc fa
vorites. Ml our material is tho flues! m
the market, and we buy it in largo (pistil
lilies, tdwdys keeping our orders ahead."'
..How much material do yon u^o
tinily?*'asked tho reporter.
"In ?i kingle day wo use alvin! lot)
dozen eggs. 850 pounds of lard, l i bar
rels of Hour. OOO .plaits of milk,.2,500
.platts of fruit, and turn <<nt about 7.ooo
pies, or abott! 50.000 n week and 2,OOO,*
000 u year. The on!put from tho largo
concerns in ibo city will nun mit to 115,.
000 pies dully, mal thc bakers will turn
out about lo,uno more, or ,5.000 n day,,
525,000 u week and !??.,100,000 per
year, an average of nhout sixteen pies per
capita. These pies cut into quart era ilia
usual sizes ont-id.- of boarding houses
would n::d;c IUO.200,000 pieces. At Ult
average ol thc cents us sonic of thc
cheap restaurants charge only three
Cents, and tonier ones ten cents--this
would make New York's annual pic bill
$5,-100,000, or moro than we j ay for
public schools, or thc lire and police de
partments, or staid to thc heathen. New
Vork produces nbotlt one-thirtieth of tho
pie crop pf tho United States.'1
This last remark aroused a statistical
Voil) in the reporter, (ind he figured lilli ll
his bruin was dizzy, and these are aoiuo
of the results; In ibo Culled States Ibero
are eaten every day 2,250,000 pies; each
'week, 10,750,000; each year, s111,000,
1 ooo. at n cost of $ lt'.;! SOO. ooo, an amount
greater than tho internal revenue, and
more than enough lo itn.t Hie hilcreston
thc nad.aial debt anti |? lisions. If tho
pies can n dailv w.-n- beii|K'd one <>n top
of another they wt add lorin a pio lower
ll):!.000 foot, or n. arly thirty-seven miles
nigh: il I nd out in line (he) would reach
flin ii Nt w York t" boston. Willi (he
pic produc?a nf a year a lower HI, ICM
miles high enid IM- o e. iel. mid stretched
out they would cover a uno ^11,180 milos
haig, ol' HlltHeicnt bi girdle (ho earth
llirec times and lol n Chinaman in Pekin
chew nt Hie last pic. Tlicso pi? s before
eaten would iv. gb in II year smi.ooi)
bais. I "ie is a groa I institution, as ibese
ligures -how. Now York .h.uri.al.
niarlilo Turned lo l.liuc,
Tho marble alai..* which form thc roof
of Girard college, in I'hiladclphin, have
turned into lime through the ucl ion >.f
Ibo sulphurous smoko of tho anthracite
foul burned in Hie building. - New York
Even i tuc Wot ld,
A Happy an
To ol'H I ' it I RN 1 >fi
\v e extend thanks t?> ail f..r their kim
year and hope by a Judicious regan! for
The Battles.an cl dutic
We atop fallt in Hie .irena w ?th I'.iov lil
occupy (homos! prominent position in
watchful .-are in i he lime of Drought, < e
WE OCCUPY i
A position not easily assailed b*
(bu ts shot forth by our competitor
renell tho goal.
Our Position is Headq
We 11 ? n i ?st ear loads of bargains
linne lt? do so. Rvery ono should
luxes" and pul! together. Wo noun
ful declaration: From this dato ni
(100PS. HOOTS, SHOKS and Old
we will sell ?il greatly rod need prit
of goods should remember that hoi
We will run on tho intensive plan
now styles, sell nt close prices', und
invito everybody to como. Kind
gun runlet (I.
< 'omfortable store rooms nnd cou
tin? stores, free to nil.
I FADERS OF
Jan. 3, 1888--6m
! volt SALI-:. j
one ?>.' thc most valuable Hotts^a und
f.oi8 in ?Itu town of bunions. Locution'
I healthy und desirable. Convenient lol
i MO i noss portion <<. towns niuo to
| Churches unit schools. < 'uriosil y nook .
ors nevil not apply lor particulars, Iud
o. I lioso Vt ho desire ?i bargain und mean
I business WA will gladly allott np prop?
i orly und privo.
Poll SALK A valuable lot on Brook
lyn side, partially Improved.
BOB SAM: A neal rosldt neo on Jor
.soy side, containing six rooms, Splen
did wei! of waler. Two tune:.. Pine
land ult ached.
BOH HALI: TWO Hundred ami Bitty
Aerosol land (us! outshlo Hie incur po I
rato limits ol'thc town ol Laurens. VII
elegant home and all necessary out
BOB s.\ LB \ i wost.uv Brick Store
house in the town ol" Laurena. Also nj
hair interest in a good warehouse.
BOB SALB A number ul latins in,
illlleroiil pot lions of Laurens County.
BOB BUST \ destruido house and
lol on Brookly n able.
I BOB HUNT \ live room Cottage on
.1. psey sole.
( Bolt BBNT Th ree or four good store
rooms in the tow , '.: Laurens.
A neal Col tag.t Main St roe! ? near
, Boniato College.
.1. M. HAMPTON,
Notice of Application for
' MOM ESTE A IK
THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
L A U H IO NS COL N T V,
< Ol lt I Ot' COM MoN I'l.KAS.
/.;. parle B. Whit nor (loodwln, Poll
Honor. Petition for llouu stead.
Notice is hereby given lim! the above
named petitioner has applied lo Hiv Mus
ter lo have a homestead *t i oil" lohhn lu
Ibo real and personal estate whereof bis'
late w ile. B. B. Hood win, died, seized
c. I). HABKSHALB,
Mauler L. C.
.tann try IBM lt
State ot' South Carolina,
C o u ii t y o f I J a ti i* o ti s ,
COI?UT ol COMMON IM.RAS.
.lames W. Copeland and liddiard If,
Nlvt 'rary, part nora in trade, doing bu HI
ness under the atvlo and linn narnu ol
J. \\ . Copeland' .V Co., PlalntilTs.
againsl Lin y A. Prathor, Lanni Oar?
n u. Alberta .loues, Bdwaril U. Bra-1
I her, Thomas Br.il ber or his boira at
law, mimos and numiiora unknown,
Nat .mulei Brattier or bia heirs at law,
limites anil numbers unknown, nally
Brathor or his hairs at law, names ami
nu tu i iel - unknown, and all other heirs
at law ol'Salbu A. B. Prather, names
and Humbert! unknown, Dcfoudutlis.
Tu the Dotcndantu above name I .
Yon are bo oby summoned and rs
quired to answer the complaint in thin
: notion, w hieb is filed bl the ulllco of tbs
Clerk of tho Court of Common I'leas lor
said County, and lo ?ers o a copy of your
answer lo t he said complaint on tho sub?
scriber, at lils olllco al Laurens C. 1I..S.
C., within twonly days after tho service
; hereof, exclusivo .>i the Uny of amdi aor
? vices sud If you fail to answer the com*
' plaint within tho time aforesaid, Ibo
, Plaintiffs in this action will apply to ibo
Court tor tho re I lid' demanded in the
Hated Dcceuthor8th, A. D. l.sST.
Soul (J, W, SUKI.i., e. c. c. r.
M. L. COPBLAN l>.
Plain li ira' Attorneys.
. To Thomas Prathor or Ida hairs at law.
Nathaniel Prathor <>r Ins heirs nt law.
Molly Prathor or his heirs al law-, and
. all the other heirs of Sallie A. E. Pra
thor, naines anti number unknown,
Hofnmlauts above named
You will ploaso take notice that the
i complaint iulhu above slated causo was
med in tin- oilb e of thu Clerk of Com
mon Blens for Laurena County, South
, Carolina, on sib day ol' Dee., IA87.
M. L. COPELAND,
, W.O. .IINJI 1, I. I?. M 'oil WA N
HEN ET M MCGOWAN,
j ATTOBNEYS AT LAW,
LACH R N s C. H., - - S. ( .
AND CUSTOM HHS.
I and liberal patronage during the past
I heir wauls, lo merit a eon I i li'la nee o| (he
is of 1888 are before us.
lenee lo ^ihdc us, feeling confident that w e
tho fray, anti assure lo oar customers
tcr-llow s and clono Money Pales.
. thc blubber bulls timi quivering
a, Which burst ?uni break ero they
uarters for the Army of
constantly to tho front, und will con?
remember "how to help lower your
tl forth from headquarter* thia che* r?
Hil our slock of WI.NT Kit DKK8S
>Tlll.N(? is principally disposed of,
l!CS. livery ono in need ol' t bis class ?
fe they cnn save IO Itt l? per cont .- j
-Buy for spot cosh, buy often, buy
t keep now mid pretty goods. Wo
I attention to nil und Satisfaction I
venient lot, with stall, Just behind
NS. S O
j. t?. VISAN SK A
-?S3ATi\S < IN -
Clocks. -Tqwclry, &c
L A U H ti N ?, IS. C.
? ' ??S?L!J; i'VIL'.'.ll.' I"!U" iggygaBCT
T A X ES,
Fiscal Year 1887 and
In pursuance of nu Acl of Mit*
(j enc ra I Assembly, approved Doc.
24th, 1884, the nssossmont of person
al property for Taxation w ill com
mence on January 1st, 1888, and
continue until tho 20th ?luv or Fob
All personal property must ix
returned for taxation, and nil chan
ges in Realty since January i^->7
must be noted in return-.
During tho above time, my office
at I.aiiron- C. II. will ho opi n for
tho reception ?>r returns, niel for
tho convenience of the Taxpayers,
I will also attend ut following pin
ces at thc time specified to wit.
Young'- Town -hip, Youngs Store.
Young's Township, NV. H. Far
son's, January 3rd.
Dial's Township, NV. Ii. .Stod
dard's, January Uh.
Dial's Township, I). D. Harri'-.
January frill. *
I>ial's Township, Goodgions, Jan
Sullivan' Township, Tumbling
Sullivan's Township, lirow orton.
J anuary 1 Ot h.
Waterloo Township, H. L, Hen
derson's Store, .1 annal y ! I th,
Waterloo Township. George
Moore's January Ul
Waterloo Town-hip, Waterloo,
January lilt h.
Cross Hill Township, Cross Hill
Cross Hil! Township, Spring
drove, January 171lt.
Hunter's Township, Milton, Jan
uary 1st li.
Hunter's Township, Ooldvillc Jan
Hunter's Township, January
Jacks Township, Heyn osa, Janu
Jacks Township, Roseborough
January L' Uh.
Sc tile town Township, Tylcr-ville,
All malo citizens between thc
ago of 21 und 50 year- aro taxable
Foils, except thosu who arc inca pu
, hie of earning- support by hoing
maimed, from any other canse.
After the 20th tiny nf February
1888, 00 percent, penalty will at
! tach on all properly not listed foi
(I. M. LANGSTON.
1 Dec. 7, 1S87 si
ALL per-. .)- having- chliini
: against the estate of William Mc
(lowan, Sr., deceased, will present
mid prove tho simo tit my of tte?
lon 3d day of January, 1888, at H
.(?.(dock, A. or they will be for
J. T. JOHNSON,
, Dec. tl, 1887
I FINAL DISCHARGE.
liv permission or A. \v, Ilnrnsldo,
Probate Judge, i will nettle tho J.Malo ol
? W. W. Pittman,deceased, nt thia OIBCO nj
I hanron* ?'. H. on Hie 20th dav ol !><.< ,
|ss7, at 10 o'clock. A..M..and III tho sim?(i
limo w ill uppH for n final dlschnrgi.
All persons having rtomnnds agni nsf
said est n tc are hornby notified lo prov,, nt
tho sane-, In (Inf lorin, on or before Haid
(IRV, or ho forever barred, And all In
debted are required lo make pay in on I hy
I lt h V I? PITTMAN,
Noticcto Guano Debtors.
All persons indented for Unanos pur
chased fruin J. I?. Sheahan A Co. agvnl*
for O. Odor A Bon's t o. will sax e cost*
by muk in i| paynton! lo os at oiioo.
JOHNSON A lt H Ml KY,
Attoi ney for <<.* ?ber A Moil'H ( '<>.
Dee. (i, 1KS7.
THK STATK OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
L A U U E NS COUN'J Y,
IN Piton A TK COI'MT.
Whereas, (J. W. Shell, e. e e.r., lin?
applied to mo for Letters ?u Administra
lion on tho ostate <>l I rills Taylor, de
These are Ihoroforo to cite and admen
ish all and dnirular ibo kl nd rod and
creditors of salo deceased, t<> bo and np
p ar bo foro ino at a Coori of Probato, lo
1)0 hidden at my oflleo al Laurens ( '. ||.,
on tho i ith nay of Jun., 1888, at in
o'eleek, A. M.,' to show eausu, il' mtv
they can, why letters HIIOIIUI md he
OI von linri"r my hand and seal thin,
tho 20th day of Nov., is*?.
A. W. RCRNSIDE,
Probate J mtge.
ALL persons Indebted to Win,
Mills' estate and Mills A- Uohort
sonare requested to como forward
and pay up ly tho loth of January,
1888. If not by that time look out
i illili wrArtinfP*' lif(jr<^iii^t|MU^ - - ':. ' '
THE IT RN IT I
The Largest, Finest,
House in "tl
\\ v ..iu nov. receiving our fall sln?k of Vu
e\ vi UaU, and Uli?* ia ?aviiia vor.v numb, fo
T1 l-l HI la m .
both in Stylos ?un? I'l'leou glwnysiol
nil Hu' wood H m.uli- ?ntn furn Hu'.'c, tamala
Oak, linltutlou Mahogany, Authpiu Ash, f
Walnut .Suits, i *."? Marblotop,|l
Frame*, $?13 to f50 tW. Kino ?Silk I'ar
Wo uarry frota B'J < . ".'..P orlor nits ami 1
ll will pay you to como und KOO us or writ
rn up plication.
t onio .-md prie?, wo will bo glad I > ni
843 Broad ?3t.,
New Novelties! Po
ChrlKiinaahuversibdlglited with our an
ful iiiiil in nuuuuitul arl lelo*. M?inolbmg
ni:?l Novollioa, Toltol A ri lol N aluna, ot?
cheaper <-D?i Iv pn? HUHS. Ibis IN your ?11
from M'-li gifts (-. Inexpensive n uioinhrnn
All vJnilors aro verv wu rome ?v hot hui" Ute
M i-this briUlanl display, onnslstliiK of A
Hood* -d overv kimi, elegant I'h'tnros niul
Hclect lon of < .'(nial hms t'unis. Vor 1 bo obi
of every description. Look at oin wiado
goods. Polllo id tout Ion and .nibil wo
awarded with ovor> &?.00 wort li of goo? I s 1
a ticket tn the Urs! prize an olea n? SIIK
Wot and .IOWPI Casket. Value,$16.00. I A
$1.00 w ill receive a llokel for second 'prlr.<
lu mud. Value. $7.60, Ityinembor tho pl ai
-healers In Hough,and H
Doors, Mantels, Newel
PINE AM) CY FI
Wt; can have ilone al sliorl iioti<
ol'ia i icy work. If you mean
il . . ' . . . ? ' ?!'.
111. Kl N OS ni si .\ I
HA CON, SUGAR,
ll.or H. UH Kl.I.S.
MOLASSES, ur: I'I? l;
I Oar ?iOa 1 of Flour just R<
j All <. f which V\ e soil lil lu Ul t
' Female* College, j
With n full corp- of assisi an IM Iho
Laurons\ 11 lo Foiualc ('ollero u ill
\ reorganizo mid begin full session
Sept, liUh, HooniH comfortable.
; Standard high. Hpoelal attention to
I nil Fournieaccomplishments. New
?ind splendid Pianos. Non-soo Hi -
i rina. Ooverninont parental. Voting
? Indio? iindoi' Hie (inmediata eure of
i Mrs. Mct'uslmi und Mrs. N. c dor
: dun. Pupils n i l ived . j nay limo
' and(diarged until end of quarter.
1 Hon ni $12 per month in nih unco.
TuiUon $20, $8<>, nu,i with classical
conreo $ IO per < ollegiate year, pay.
! nlde monthly, Wc solicit ami hope
i to merit publie put rouage. For
! any information addross,
W. M. Mc( ASL AN,
LAURENS, H. C., July 20, 1887, ly,
Caveats, Trade Marks and Copyrights
Obtained, and nil other business in tho
; i.s. Patent oillce attended lo for MOP
! cn.vi K i l l s.
our nine? ix opposite tho U, s. Patent
t Olllco, and iii' eau ul,tain 1'alentn in lONM
time than tlioitn romole from Washing?
Minni Moli? i ?u- Drawing. WOHHOS?
1 im ttl patent ability I ree ot ehargf) and
I we make m, chnrgs unless we obtalu
We refer hercio tin- Postmaster, the
Supt. Of MoilCy Hider hiv., and Ul?? elli
trials of Ibo t . s. Patent Office. Forelr
Ciliar, ndVlCO, terms and refer? liollu
actual (dionis in your own Slate or
County, w i it?.- tu
V, A. ?NOW.
W. H, Martin
ATTOIINK Y AT LAW,
LA UK RNA C. ff., . - . H. C
and Most Reliable
rnltiire. Tho ttiioat mu! ohoapest we
i- \> have loi- youi ? been
lill? OM OIOSO l.ll'.l f .is. Wo lltlVt
ling of Mahogany, Cherry, Antique
>,.!i.i AMII, Olh i an '. Walnut.
, (jj I'M! ir Suit?, flush Walnut
-ii-,?". m-> I'J?J .>>.
from KW io IM> 'ti '.nibil ault* ?"i ?look
o for cataloga? an i p-. . ??.
io\v y o 11 i brough
> yr PRicE ?SH
...i dlsphn of bargains in curious, u?#
io undi i v evorv inala. Paney Hoewla
li voil wish in niako low or many,
diuucc. our sh ck includes cvarythltiR
ces. Prient? uniformly low on all goods,
v hov or not. lt will do yon Rood lo
,11.nm i, I! M?kH. Writing flask*i Plush
I Krames, Vasas, Arc. Als., an ? lagani
I,Iri n wu have Holls. Toya and (looks
w s omi thou runic Inside and r.e* our
leoma lo all. our usual prisca Will UU
mugil! during I? '?. (inlier will ho civ.m
Plush and Silver Combination Toilet
. rv purchaser of amids to tho amount ol
. 1,1 large I'reliofi I' d!. elegantly co?
W I L K i: s%
WER RE.V-DELLA MOTEL.
..ty Pi aplin d Lumber,*
AM) lil/I NHS,
(js of Every Kind
s. Sawed and Tumid
.e and in good style any kimi
business cul! lo sec us.
Laureas C. H S. O
l i: i .oti ns, SUCH AS
CA N Dy,
?t. CANNED OOO 1)8
['E, OE ALL KIND?.
td of Bagging and Ties.
1ST ID BTLTOGrlES.
>M Fia i /:/:s.
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" lill li
Thc Slate o? Sondi Carolina,
Col N T VOL LACK E N H ,
? KI ol COMMON l'l.KAS.
Tollver Itohcrtaon, as Administra
tor of Itu fus L. Ilishop, deceased,
Plaintiff, against John I), shea
han. Defendant,-Copy Summons
for Koli.d', Complaint md Served.
To tho Defendant, John I ?. Shea
Yon nie hereby summoned nv.d
required lo answer the complaint,
in this notion, ivbleb is filed in tho
ellice of the Clerk "i the Court of
Conni.mi Pleas for the said County,
and lb serve n copy of your answer
lo tho said complaint on Ibo sub
scribers al Hie oflleo of ?enJ. D
Cunlnghum, al Laurens c. ll.,s. c.,
wit lilli twenty days niter lite uer?
vie?, li (?roof, exclusive of tho doy of
such s, rvie. ; un i il you full lu an
swer i bo com plul nt within Hm ti mo
ul* nesnhl, the plaintiff in this nc
lion \sill apply lo the Court for tb*?
relief demanded in lim complaint,
Dated Nov. Pub, A. PI. IS?7.
? i. VV. Sm i t., i . i . c . p, A ii, U,
S. M. PI LO H AM,
UKNJ, I ?. ct M.\<; fl A ?I,
Pl ul ntl ifs Attorneys.
To .lohn I?. Sheahan, |?elendniit
Von will please, take notice that
the complaint in (he above stated
cans,. u;is ?H,.() in (he office of tim
Clerk of Hm Court of Crmiuivu
Pleas for I amens County, Mouth
Cat ni I lill, oil thc I Ot ll (lay ol* Novem
s. M. PI LO HA M,
UKNJ. I). CUNINOHAM,
Of?Ue over National Hank.
Office days Xfondavsand uendavs
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