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. MIK W. II, BoyO is on a visit to Hunts
Mrs M. IO. Atlanta is visiting hoi"
daughter In Boauford s c.
Three new stores ill one weet, is pretty
good for Laurens.
'Provisions aro higher now than at tho
Hame tim i last year.
The I ll lill X ot population lo t du place
was never grantor.
One hundred li ?les of cotton were sold
What has hocomo ot tho new school
question? Head wo hopo.
W. ll. irvine-, Rn(|., ol'Cl roon ville, was
in town professionally last week.
Potordarlington an old-tlnio ami raith
ful nogrodomoorut,died last week.
Mr J. J. Piusa, wont down to Augusta
to represent us lu tho Savannah Valley
.Indue Wallace will prc.ddo at tho up
prottclilngTorin of Court beginning Pob
mary the 20lh.
A llmltod (pi anti ty ol' tobacco Heed
will ha sent Iroo by addressing Thoa.
Wi Holloway, Pouiaria, S. c.
Miss Sallie Norton, tho accomplished
daughter Ol J edge Norton, is visiting
rotativos at Cross Hill.
?XOUrsion HekotH to Jackson ville,
Pla., and return, uro odored lor 20 days
for $13,00 from Laurens.
Married, at Hu- residence ol' mc bride's
brother, Mr. .1. ('. Templeton and Mi*s
Alice Milnm, Kev. !>. A. Todd olheia lng.
Tho addition lo tho "Brooklyn Bridgo"
ls about completed. Contractor Wright
Ix a contractor . i^bt, but this is not cop
The Laurena County Conforonoo of
the Deacons and hilders ol' tho IVesby
torinii Church will mool at Horrell on
Inasmuch as returns l<i Hie County Au
ditor are coming in very slowly, WO
again romilld our readers of the shol l
ness of the lime;.
Mr George \V. Williams, ot eimi le .ton
was recently elected a director in the
People's bonn und Kxchnng'o Hank of
Laurens nee (!. V? . Sullivan deceased.
Miss Jeiiyo Sue Counts, of Bamberg, a
highly aeeompllsbod young lad?, was
visiting ber brother, H. H. Counts, at
this pla.-o for soveral wooks, and re
turned home this morning.
At lim municipal election Inst wook
Dr. H. S. Pallor was elected a Warden in
place of Capt. lt. il. Iludgous, rosignod,
Dr. Puller will faithfully roprosent thc
citizens of thc 2d ward, I brooklyn. |
Married, on Wednesday IStb inst, at
the roaidenco of the bride's father near
Fairview, Mr A. s. Kennedy, of Duo
Wost, and Miss Jonnlo Anderson. Hov.
T. B. Craig, officiating, assisted hy Kev
M. C. Brill,
Hon. K. B. Murray, has retired from
the editorial oluur of tho Anderson tn
tOlligOUCOr a posit ion bc has occupied for
ll ft oo n yours. J. F. ClinRsonloa nude.
C. Langston will continue the conduct
of the paper.
A pleasant time is the report from the
Tournament and Hall at I.antoni, .las.
Casey took first prize and made Miss
Montjoy "(pieen of Hove and Beauty."
A number of you K people from this
A few wooka ago, al the annual moo
ting of tho stockholders of the Nail >nal
Dunk of Laurens, tho old directors and
Officers were made to succeed them
selves. The bank declared a small di
vidend and now has tim sim? little sur
plus of $2800 due stockholders.
On Sunday last, at his ''onie live miles
from this place, Mr. Walter L. Shell.
Mr. Shell has for a number ol' years suf
fered from consumption, which hauled
all climates ?ind doctors. H eaves a
loving wife and live children to mourn
Paint il Hod.
Tho County Commissioners sro eon
Mldoring a proposition to have Ibo Court
House painted Insldb and outside, lt ls
earnestly hoped that tho arrangements
will bo made. Wo have a magnilleent
building, but it needs to catch on tim
spirit of improvement lt needs a now
dre*-, and should have it. Merely ?s n
mailor of preservation Hm building
should bc painted, apart bom thc Im
proved appearance. 'I ho wood work
needs allen t ion, and a st itch to dc taken
In limo must Ix* tnkon now.
It ls seldom Indeed that this commit
nlly ls favored wit h t ho presence of such
an artist as Miss KOKO osborne. Tho
applauso her Company has won in thc
largest cities, North and South, entitle
her to the highest rank. On Thursday
and Friday Walts' Hull will surely be
packed as never before, and all who
would mea tho only first-rate show that
will come to Laurens this Henson should
securo seats at once. Tho Orchestra luis
boen pronounced tho flnost that bas
been South HllSSOaSOn. See notice olso
Among Our I'M-bangos.
Wijliamshutg Herald: Beware of
credit in '8$, and leave off Hie lien if you
Nenator-Lditor IlOinplllll thinks "tho
bod Leglslaturo undoubtedly the most
extravagant body wo havo lind undor
Demo) ratio rule,
Aiken Itoeorder: Tho rushing work
of short sessions sometimes pan out
most ridiculous monstrosities in tho
fftf of law and merciless cruellies ppon
tho proprieties of tho Kngllsh language.
Itev H. lt. Kiley occupied tho pulpit of
tho Presbyterian Church hore last Sun
day morning. Ho preached an eloquent
sermon to which lils congregation gave
I the closest attention, Irom Hie subject
Of "Ollorlntfs without coat," Wo heard
*n nhl gontloinn . say dbe hoit bis fath
er," Those who have heard tho Doctor
can appie.-int.-t he ior.-e oft ho compli
ment --Bael cy Mossongor,
Tlio Thriving City Holds Hor Own Mer
chante, Bankers and Builders A Num
ber of New Firma Eulshta of Honor
DuUtllUg aud boan Town Council Eloc
tcd and OtLor Mattera.
Clinton, in a commorvial polnl of vlow,
is holding her own remarkably wi ll.
From tho opon lng ol'ibo cotton season
Sept. Isl, liiere Joe; lie. n more ol" the sta
ple mark, led boro Iban last year by
something moro than a thousand bah-;.
Our merchants aro all in good condition,
and Ibo Clinton Hank reports tho out
look UH exceedingly brigid, especially so
as lo domestic deposits. There have
boon soul.) littlo chango in business
(inns, via! J, I?. Littlo has withdrawn
from the linn ol' Littlo lires. A* Co., and
ls Willi M. S. Hailey A Sons. W. S.
Scott has added as partner Hr. J. A. Mar
lin in his business of tinware, Btovcs, Av,
H. S. Thompson is a partner in the house
of ll. Y. Vaneo. Davidson A. Ferguson
- Laurens anil Lee are doing a grocery
business on Musgrove Stroot. Illnkoloy,
Voting ?V Co. luivo moved up their stock
from Milton and aro in the store formerly
occupied by C. IC. Franklin, tn the mat
ter ol' II building boom: Siiininorel <V
Uro. aro laying down the material for
two concrete store rooms ou a porliou of
the old Foster Hotel lot. briggs and
Irby will build three store-rooms on the
same lol. Dr. Martin and T. C. A \V. M.
?Slimmoro 1 arc each preparing lo build a
dwelling on tho old .steam mill lot, and
H..I. burdett, H. H. Carviu and .1. C.
Blackwell w ill all bulbi on lots recently
purehnsodof Mr. N. A. ??reen.
Atan election hold on tho Otk inst, for
Town Council, Hon. W. A. Sham! was
elected Intendant, with C. K. Halo, W.
H. (iwens. lt, H. McCrary and F. c.
?riggs ns Wardens.
Thc Clinton Lodge of Knights of
Honor, nt tho llrst meeting of tho year,
elected tho following ollleorsi lt. s.
Thompson, H. ; U.c. Wollbrd, V. I).; c.
lb MeCrary, A. H.; W. s. Loo, lt.; H. 11.
Hourn, T.; W. J, Leake, C.; S. T. Hailey,
Quides O. VV, Hanee, Guardian; f. IL
Compton, s.; J. .1. boozer, Med. Fx.,
w ith Prof? Leo, principal, and ll. F. Fer
guson alternate representative to the
The Clinton Ibiildingand bonn Asso
ciation was organised a few days ago j
w ith lt./.. Wright as President','J. W.
Copeland, V lee- President ; W. F. Owens,
Secretary ami Treasurer; Masc L. Cope
land, Fsq., Solicitor; and tho fol low lug
Board of Directors: H. n. blakeley, W.
c. irby, j. .\. Hailey, W. H. Owens, K. C.
Briggs, lt. !'. Ferguson and H. I>. Little.
Tho total number Of shares taken was
something over four hundred up to tb?
time of organization, and it is confident
ly expo ded thal much good will result
both in profit and progress from this en
Proparlag for a Railroad-Tho No-tall
Horso will Re Hero Robbing tho Hon
Rooot and Othor Matters.
Mi .s liosa Seymour, daughter of Rev.
U. \V. Seymour, ls visiting rotativos al
< I roon wood.
Misses M : 111 . I and J on ll lo Anderson,
two of our young and popular young In
dios, who have boon visiting at Corona
ea, havo rt t urned home.
Mrs. I I. Seymour, of Bradley, who
has I.n visiting relativos hero for some
time, rel urned homo last week.
Mrs. A. H. Carter is visiting hor broth
or, Mr. Joo Llgon, ol' Bradley, who is
Mus Wyobe Wilber, who has been
spondhig soino tliuo with relativos and
friends at Ninety rsix, has rot il rued
The* citizens of this placo have called II
meeting to be boldon bi Anderson's I LUI
Friday noxt, for Ibo purpose of raising
a HUlllcient sum to have the Hoad from
this point to Clinton Stll'VOyod. It is de
sired tiru citizens of Ibo surrounding
country wdll attend, as the survey will
have lo bo made al one,-.
Mr. .lames Aliderson. tho owner of Ibo
tailless horse, w ill have him on exhibi
tion at Laurens on Sale Hay in Fobruary,
where all those who have not seen this
wonderful freak of eal ure call avail
themselves of this opportunity. Mr.
Anderson will also oller this animal for
salo to any ono w ho w ishes lo purchase.
lloyd Hates, with two oilier negroes,
was brout;lit before Trial .1 us: iee Ander
son, charged with stoalingchiekcns from
! one of th. ir own color, Hates denied
having stolen tho chickens IdlUHOlfl that
the ot .hers give bim one, while on the
oilier band it was proven beyond a doubt
that lie did steal them. After hearing
both sides of tho caso Judge Anderson
g ive him twenty days or $10.00 tine ho
preferring tho former,
Mr. f. <?. Thompson, who has been
buying cotton hero for Carroll A Stacy,
has been moved from boro lo Ohappella
Depot, where he will remain tho remain
der of t he Henson.
Abounding in Book A?entu A To.ichor at
Fountain Inn lad Weather.
When we huvo no new song wo
have to sing some of the dd ones.
Wc are having so miicli rain alni
shad, that it seems as if it is novo"
going to cease. It ba t been so pleas
ant until now that WC think it too
lind to have oven a little sleet.
There Innot no much sickness In
tilts neighborhood as have beeil for
merly, und W6 hope that people
Will enjoy better health after sueli
.?' siege of measles, typhoid fever,
The. topants although Ibero aro n
groat many of thom havo succee
ded in getting homes and have gone
Our place bas been well canvass
ed lately by agents, WU bin a fow
weeks there hus been nearly a doz
en n ron; nd, Hov J, T. Cf wyn, with
bis bible, Mr. McCelvy with his
beautiful story of tho bible, Mr.
?a-di with (irand l'a. (baldwin's
story or tlie bible, Mr. Willis with
stories of tho bibb; for children, and
Mr. Woods with silver-ware. All
good, look out for them, look sharp
or they will get you, they nre
equiped for picturing and galvaniz
The school at Power Academy Is
progressing finely. Tho patrons ure
pteased with their selected teacher.
Miss Mary Williams, of Buffalo
Iiithiu Hprlngn Va., has boen given
the Fountain inn High School,and
ht\8 tlVkei) charge. This youn^ lady
waa two or three years ugo a teach
er in tho Laurensville Female Col
lego, and subsequently a teacher
In tho Power Academy. She is n
young Indy of highest culturo and
refinement, and wo anticipate for
her u ?grund success ns lonelier nt
Fountain I an.
I J A N IOU I).
Notwithstanding tho? continued
and sovoro inclemency of tho weal
hor for tin- lind few days, tho
Tournament und Hot Supper ap
pointed ul this place came oiT on
Friday thoiiOth, al thc time appoin
F.arly friday morning tho
Knights and spectators commenc
ed coming in, and hy noon a good
ly number woro assembled. There
wore several from Spurtunhurg,
and a few from ('ros-; Keys in Un
ion County. So much rain liad fal
lon in tho lasl few days that it was
impossible to got Cae track in good
condition, yet nothing daunted tho
young men were determined to
have the ride. There was about ton
Knights who rode in tho contest,
Tho contest commenced about 2
o'clock and WUSCOUl inned for about
two hours, and resulted in Mr.lohn
Casey, tho Knights of Cross An
chor winning tho lirst prize, and
crowning Miss June M un joy as
Queen ol' llcnuty. Mr ICIijuh il.
Kay, tin* Knight ol'Cross Keys, won
tho second pri/.e, and crowned Miss
('ora Patterson Isl, maid of Honor.
Tho third pri/.e was won by Mr A.
C. Cox the Knight of true blue and
Miss .Janey Mills second M a'ul of
Although tho track was in such
extremely had condition there was
some splendid riding dom?, and tho
Knights as well ttH all tho.spectators
wero well pleased, and the adair
passed oil" vc ry plea sa ul ly and with
mu dj good cheer, and alter the
presentation of tho crowns, the
Knights und spectators adjourtio?!
to the house, which is just being
finished for the Munford High
School, where Hie hot supper and ,
dunce was to bo. Tho hot supper
was a success beyond our ox pinda-.
tums. Tho tables fairly groaned
with good things t<> eat. Although ?
tho assembly was largo wo could
bave led as many mort; as partook
of lt. Ham, Turkey, ( 'bb kens, Cake, ?
Custards und Flos were (lu rc in
profusion, and during Ibo whole
evening- not a single incident oc
curred to mar Ibo enjoyment, and
went merry asa marriage hell. And
tho youirg folkes seemed to enjoy
themselves so much wo nlmosl
wished we "were boys again."' Wo
had a good sociable time, and can
not help thinking (hut If such occa
sion wore to come oftener in every
community ii would draw us closer
together, and make the bonds of
fraternal love stronger all over Cle
land. lt is good lo dwell together
in peace and tinily, and the moro
mich social reunion; are fostered
in a neighborhood, Hie grouter and
more lusting aro tho pleasures of
those who participate in Hmm. lt
brings neighbors closer together,
make thom better acquainted, and
I cultivates a >pirii of friendship and
' kindnoss thai is enobling and
grand. Wo do no) think Ibero was j
1 ti single individual who contributed
to Hie adair, but what felt thal they
were aiding; and abetting a good
cause, in trying lodo what they.
COllld to linisli up our School I louse i
as well as cementing closer togo th- '
er the bonds of friendship and love
in our community.
Aller the supper was over Ibo
young folks had a nice social party.
Timi o who wanted to "trip I lie
light fanth'tic too" did so, and those
who did liol Wish to participate in
the dance joined In social converse, ;
and all scene d to lay aside tittil
ear.- lot' a SCtlSOII and give them
selves o respite for enjoyment, lt
Wits a notable fud that every one
seemed bi exert themselves to
make the occasion as enjoyable as
A mil her very pleasing thing con
nected willi tho occasion \\a> the
receipts which amounted nftor all
expense were deducted to over fif
ty dollars,which was placed in the
bauds nf the treasurer of the school
house fund Mr .1. I\ Milton, which
will ovory farthing bo placed to
tlie* finishing- of mir --hool house, to
make it comfortable for our teach
ers ami children.
Wo will soon have, liol a line
house, but a good substantial, com
fortable one, and as thc communi
ty grows and gets aide to do so wc
intend to have a school here sec
ond to none in this county. Wc
havooho of tho best touchers in
tho stale employed in the person of
(Japl .J. li, William '?ii, for the Lit
erary Department, ami in connec
tion with tho school Prof A. M.
Golden will (cadi instrumental
and Vocal Musi.', Penmanship,
I Book-koepingaml Drawing. Prof.
I Holden is un adept in what he pro
fesses to touch, and has already -i
j large -class mntlo up In this commu
nity, and several students from a
distance are expected.
Any person wauling thoro
ugh, practical Instruction on tho
Organ, -it a reasonable charge,
could do no better than avail thom
-elves of this chance to obtain it.
Hoard can bu hail in good families
especially forthos:' wishing to at
tend our school at very reasonable
LI i rn: i M (ins.
Culled from Curren! Journals.
The men who aim ry most froqUOtllly
for money are thc ministers,
Money is KO tight now that soino peo
plo haven't even any loose change.
The man who is slow lo r xpiess au
opinion might just as well semi it by
The t lung tin t a woman always knows
beti IS how some other woman ought U>
Odd,' Isn't lt, hut people who pass tin ii
lives, ?o to speak, on beds of down, sel
dom get down in tho mouth.
George Wcatinjihouso, Jr., inventor of
the air brake, ls worth 19,000,000. TIM?
is, perhaps, tho largest forta?e ovoi
made out of wind.
Tho hay presa was invciitod by a wo
man, willoh loads a wag to suggest thal
si.o got tho idea from a dosiro to ho hug
ged from all sides ut once.
"I thought you took un unusual inter
est in my wed taro," remarked an unsuc
coss'ful lover? "No, indeed,"she replied,
"only in your farewell."
The man who wouldn't take "no" for
an answer hus gono into amateur photo,
graphy and is taking negatives right
and loft whonoYor ho gots a chanco.
VV hon you soe a man ou a moonlight
ll Itch t trying to cotivlnoo his shadow
that it le improper to follown gentleman
you may bo sure it is high limn for him
to Joi ll a tOllipCrailCO society.
Little brother, whoso sister Is playing
cards with a gentleman -Mr. Smiler
. Iocs Minnie play card S well? Mr. Smi
lor- Yes, very well, indeed. Little bro
ther Then you bad bettor look out;
mamma said if sim played bur cards
well site would caleb you.
Mary had a little bair
Its hue was auburn bright,
And ovorywhoro that Mary went
A white horse hove ir, sight,
"\V hat makes Hie horse love Mary so.
The people all dbl cry.
?Il wouldn't," quoth Jack Wilke's
"If she'd use Itabltop's Dyo."
Yourself "As Others Sec You;'
A QR0UP OF BACHELORS PEN-PICTURED
BY ONE OF THE FAIR SEX.
A Laurena Girl Facilitating Tho Work Of
Tho Yoar of Loap.
M a. EDITOR! Tho enclosed nrtielo waa
boru of a purely philanthropic spirit.
First, my object is to nlloviatosulVoring.
Laurens nhouiids in marriageable young
mon, who, on account of extreme bash
fulness and fear of women, hold them
selves aloof. Now to bring them graphi
cally before those of my own sex, who
arc dhtposod to aid In the jz<>od work of
leap year, I will do my part.
I'. S.-Please don't tri ve me away or
allow your printer lo betray the seerot.
TI I Ii PHOTOS.
Ami ilrst in tin- group ls a lawyer sago,
Who now has arrived al uncertain agu;
behold, bro\ < and chivalrous, by woman
lint never as ye! by Ulipid inspired.
A peail of groat price who wins tills
Must calc?lale Well lo attract bright eyes.
A merchant ii is who deals in soap,
Tho girl to hold bini mus; have a strong
For in love he ls, and 'ii-; said quilp BOOH
Ib 'll ?gel th. re Ell," or liv to the mo .11.
A partner be has who ne'er bas felt
The sting of (.'lipid'sdart nor knell
At woman's shrine.
Uni alas! so handsome, it gives me thc
To think thal all girls this pri/.u must
Has excellent health you eau plainly
Just as fat and plump as a bumble' bee;
!tul hard lo < al< h, like the nimble Ilea, .
A student in legal lore.
A planter conies next, with picturesque
Who sometimes buys cotton in this very
Kind-hearted and tender, devoted will
A dear little creature quito soon shall
A handsome gallant, who is always in
And looks almost too resthotlc to smile;
Hut careful always high collars to wear,
Whoover gels bim \\ ?II haVO her shari .
And now comos a morehnnt who stays
I on tho corner,
I And the li ist girl who "poje," is surely a
i ll? is ready to marry -
So strange be should tarry.
A "host within himself" they say
Of him who dorks across tho w ay.
So strange that all the. girls don't sue
What au easy caleb I ?. A. would be.
The Itali rolls on, ace him? There!
With largo brown eyes and sandy hair,
1 if lUnckston chock full bc is totllO brim,
Hear girls, 'twill pay to koop watch on
On the corner, second Moor,
Is the mau whom all adore,
For he is both learned and wise;
Too bashful to woo,
Hut n0\ er to sue.
Make a miali for be's bound to risc.
Tho Captain now ls In command
<u' noble boys a chivalrous hand.
I Who wins thc jewel lillis! have speed,
For her rival is surely hi < prancing steed.
A cotton man from the <Md North State,
The girls bas e pim od him on their slate,
Ile is so very Witty
'Twould surely lu- a pity.
To tell such a mau he'd hn\ e to wait.
bi handsome and fair, bas thc tin too to
Vnd now is engaged in making a Kucket.
I (as often ?xl mired hut inclined now to
If only sonic maid w ill go right ahead
She may capture a prize for be will nea r
While lie Keeps nc\t door to the National
Hark, 'tis music; yes, a tenor,
Whose mustache ls light but thinner.
I han the nonp we had for di lino 1,
. At thc boarding house to-day.
Although not tull, tic's higher
Than thc ladies or1 the choir,
Hut bis heurt ls all on lire,
For a fair ono, so they say
A nd her.' cones Mc.
Who'll stand to tho rook
And UlU dry goodi all dav,
To tho girls too ho'U talk
Hight squaro to tho chalk.
For ho dorks ff?r M.* A J.
|Tt> bp continued.;
- THE -
MISS ROSE OSBORNE
And her strong Dramatic Co.
Brass Band and Orchestra. Watt's
Hall, Two nights,
THURSDAY ana Titi DAY,
January 20th and 27th
Thursday evening (ho great society
tlruinn-"FORGKT MK NOT,"
in which Miss Osborne lias nu equal
Trice of Admission-fin cts.
SPECIAL BARGAIN (MUM.
Tho new year of lssd ls hero and linds
tiie store of I. II. Jamos loaded with
new nod frosh fancy and heavy greco
Suvcral big loin of llour and molnssos
just received at J. II. .lames.
lt will pay pou boforo buying lo exam
ino the well assorted fancy grocery store
of .) II .lames.
Fancy Mio coll?e and Prime roasted
coll?e cheap lit J.H. .lames.
A hlg lol of tobacco just arrived at J.
Don't forget that hog Cabin Soap is
still in the lead ii pounds for 25c, at J. LI.
Seed Oats al J. II. .lames.
Nineo linoel'Sugar and Cottee at J. II.
J. If. James has a mighty pretty lino
of fancy and boavy grocorics try Ulm,
cheap for cash.
Probate Judge's Sales.
STATIS ol' SOUTH GAROMNA,
I. A i lt K N S Cor N T Y ,
IN IMIOUATI: t oi nr.
Pursuant Injiidgmoul for salo in tho
follow ?u^ stati d case, I will sell, it pub
lio'ontery, at Laurens <'. IL. on Salo
Day io I'obruary next, tho property do
Kcrihed in said eas,', upon lin tenus
spooillod, lo wit!
1 ll the ease of IO. T. ItlUl I VS. fl V.
Kudd et al.
Alli lint certain 11 act or piece of land,
lying and hoing in Ibo Mate and i '.ninty
aforesaid, containing Four Knud reit
and Ninety-two Acres, moro or less, mid
hounded hy lands of John H. Williams,
lands ol' thc estate of Itiebai'd hood mil ll,
deceased, Hr. J. IL Miller, Coo, IL Han
nah mid ol hors,
Tomlin ''m. half cash: tho hillanco ch
a credit of twelve months, with Interest
1 rom dav of sale, tl.redit portion t>
im seen red liv bond of tho purchaser and
a mortgage of tho promises, with leave
to thu purchaser to pay his entire hid in
cash. Purchaser to pav for pape rs,
A. W. nURNSIDK,
.1 migo of Probate
STATU (>F sol Til GA liol.INA,
L A I lt i NS cor N r V.
DY virtue ol' thc authority conferred
in ?iud by a certain mortgage given to
mo by Chilly IL Daniel mid Jas. Daniel,
. il the County mal State aforesaid, on
ibo IStli day of February, ISSI, and re
corded ono dav tlieroafier lu mort (rage
book i's pago liSl-fi, I will sell lo tho hlgh
cst bidder, at Laurons C. If., s. (!., on
Monday, tho nth day of February, \. l>.
I Sss, :lb Um! trac! ol' land. situ.ile, I.Vlllg
and hoing in tho sahl Cornily und state,
In m.deii by lauds of I.. T. ll. Daniel,
I .?-wis Martin, Augustus Hull ami otb
ors, and eouttdiiiug One I lund roil and
Fifty Acres, moro or less.
Terms of sale rash. Purchaser to
pay for papi i s.
.1. lt. SM I Til,
N o T I C E !
ALL persons holding claims
:i?^:i? ii st tho Fstate ol" VAV/A Ghooli,
dee'd, will present and establish
them before me on tho 8th day of
l Vbruarv next, or bo forever barred.
* A. W. DUKNHIDK,
JtldgO of Probate.
.lan. 17, -:'d
Emporium Of h\ishion.
I am now prepared lo meet your de
mands for Fall and W inter (JlOtllieg. 1
have tito lu st selected stock of clothing
tor men, youths and how, Hint you can
lind in the city. The doods aro correct
in style, make and fullish, and abai per
fect in tit lind will hold their shape as
long as the garment lasts. 'Phis stock
consist of Sack and Cutawnv Suits in
Cashiniere, t'htviols and Silk mixture,
also Diagonals Worsted, Whip-cord.
Tho leading novelty is the Strtpo-Chov'
nts in Sack and Cutaways.
bicss Suits of Fdegam material and
cut"in the mus? fitsionablo Riitl porfoot
lilting styles, in whip-cord and cork
screw s ol' imported goods.
Full bress snits with Pyke coats and
vest. A lull lino of these goods always
on hand, ind I guarantee a perfect lit in
A full lino of Cents furnishing Hoods
of e\ erv description, under wenr.l ?loves
II alt-hose, Collars mid t 'nd's etc. A beau
tiful line of Neck Wear of all colors and
"In the lint Stock von will lind nil tho
loading styles. The DCNhAPSUk and
SI ill -hat H also I lie boston Self conform
lng Still'Hat, theso makes 1 nm sole
Agent for, and can only he had ut Ibo
emporium. Dosldos those other mak
es of hats In a groat variety of styler.
Silk. Cassi mere, still and soft hats in all
grades and prices. Phis is I bc large.il
stock ol hats I have ev< r had, ile picas
bovshowing io my patron ..
ai this clothing stock [p. v.o.ry attractive
knees time, the a.- .ritueol is beautbu 1,
loiigpnnl.i sn Hst rom 4 lo 1ft y oars, anil
?ties pant ?pits b'un ll to ls y,.ar*. (pud
itics aro good, and prices are low,
(l?lllH I inc Shoes in ?ill the leading
styles and mau. M, among thom you will
lind the Colobrntod rtnnnifltci shoe in
(?ongress, base ?md Hutton, y on wit I soe
tho Douglass slim'lor men iii ?3,00 and
boys nt$2.00, avery pair mia: ?inte,al.
When von visit the oltV I WOlllO bO
pleased lo have yoe, io cull inspect this
I ni ie eu so stock, ?'his is tito enly placo
where you' .ul BOO thc eonect sivies.
( olnrnhia S, C M. b. KLN A RD,
My m w fall stuck is HQI-.' ready for
your Inspection, whore you w iii timi thc
correct stylos, and (lass of gooda ns von
will find al the Emporium of Fashion,
you will find this stock completo in
every rospcet, end tor lit and make
these garments cannot ho excelled as
they are manufactured expressly for
Von will lind a completo lino of C. en ts
furnishing, nml Hals of nil stylos and
qualities, al n n handsome lino of Shoes,
III all the IntOSl styli Hi
I am much pleased willi v,?v success
for thc past Vi ar with this ste:c, and for
tho confidence of th<><dtl/(>iis of Spartan
burg and the up country In mv endoa*
vor? to place before thom ? strict iv first
OlnSMOlotbm'g house and ut prices that
eau"..'.I be OXOOllod hy anyone. You will
find no mi., d stock here. !I hftVO plac
ed.Mr Levin Twitly in charge of this
house, whore he will bo pleased to soo
all hi i friends, and will take pleasuro tn
showing tho now stock.
Respectfully, M, L, KIN ARD.
FItVIN TWIT'P Y, Managor,
Sport a II burg H. C
The Cold Wave Signal
ls Floating to the Breeze, but it will be a colder
day in August when
W. G, R BOBIRTSOIM
Is Undersol ci on Sta/pl? a.nc3.
Fancy Groceries 1
TO (lie ci tizona of Lauren? County 1 announce that my SIOCK o.f
goods, consist? UR of Flour, Meal, Corn, Bacon, Molasses, (?lits, Sugj^r,
Coffee, Rice, and everything usually kept in a first-class Grocery House,
has Just arrived fresh from the great dealers, cigars and Tobacco a
specialty. All 1 ask is to give me a trial. Tho goods are here and must
Pol i tost attention will bo given to customers, and every article guar
anteed as represented, al
- - Laurens, S- 0.
Jan. 17, 1888-Gm.
Having opened out a full stuck ot* -tapio and Fancy Groceries in the
town ot Laurens, we beg leave to invite tho buying public to call for
our prices boforo purchasing. Wc koop everything in the way ol' Flan
talion Supplies, and propose to soil them as cheap as tho choapost.
Farmers will take note that wo havo Just recolvod ono car-load REI*
RUST PROOF SRtil) OATS,-homo raised-which we aro. soiling at
less than the market price.
F 0 W L E B B L0 C K ,
jan 17 ly
AS wo contemplate making soma changos In our ba dness, wo will
continue to oller our stock of
Dry Goods, Notions, Dress Goods, Gloves, Ho
siery, Embroideries, CloaKs, Shawls, Cloth
ing, Boulevard Skirts, Collars, Cuffs, Ties,
Scarfs, Cambrics, Combs, Hats,
Boots and Shoes,
and various ether articles at and below cost. Come now and gel bar
ga i ns.
TRAY N H AM & DIAL.
Wt; cnn prove timi iftfift ld ^CHS ^m 1 tw?'
If you don't believe lt, oa/Ll a/t
BOOK AND DRUG STORE,
The big bole loft there after tho immense sale ol Holiday doods hus
been filled up with a new slock ol* Drugs, Patent Medicines, School
Hooks, Blank Books. Stationery, Caper Novels, Pictures, Frames, and
Faney Goods of all kinds. Fresh puro ?larden Seeds. Second-hand
Schot)! Books bought and sold. Xew lot Birthday Cards.
J. B. WI LU KS,
IM horohy given thnt wo will apply to
A. W. llumsido, Judge of Cioliate, on
tho25th ?lay of Januar , 1K8S. for n final
discharge a? RxMtltors of Kev. S.
Knight, doo'd. All persons holding
claims will presnnt them no Kuhl dav or
be forever burred. All indented will
.7. M. IT0I.<:0"M??K,
Vf. H. KNIUHT,
ruder Bendella Hoted.
' ' ? ? t ? i 1 ' i _igg
W. KC. jVEetr tm
ATTORNEY AT CA NV,
CACRHNS O. U .
J. T. JQUN80N. W. ll. RIOrfKT
JOHNSON A mm HY,
ATTOlt N i : Y H AT 1 ?A \V.
()KVic?-FlemlnK'H Cornor, Northwest
?hie of Public Shearn.
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