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rVho political cauldron is KOW ftdrty
bolling in thia County?
Tho It OHO OHboruo Company lina boon
litrundod at Orangoburo;.
Miss Ida Howley, ol'Andi non, is on a
visit to bot' brothel1 ut this ii iee.
Hw. and Mrs li O. FriorHon ?elton
Saturday lor a visit to Anderson, H. C.
Mrs? A. W. Anderson IH upending a
low clays in ?.'loenville visiting hoi'
We learn that Prof. Frank Hyalin COU
tomphttes building a resilience lu a abort
('ol. J. Wash. Walls has boen ro ap?
pointed Supervisor ol' Hoglstrutlon fer
i his County.
Mm. J. ll. Howley baa rolurnod from
a visit io frionds and relatives near
Bpartanburg, Oroenvillo mid Charles
ton oro still quarrelling over the sum
iller Military Ki.campaient.
Marriott, on Tuesday last, Mr. lt. \V
Andorson of Spring Cl rove, ami Mi*
Fan II lo Floyd, ol Prosperity, S. C.
Rev. stewart, a missionary to
China, stopped over in I,uni ons lor a few
days whl lo on his way to Augusta last
Tun Anvan't'iSKit la In lobed to Sena
tor lintier fora timely supply of garden
Hoods, fresh from thc Dopurltuoiit at
Poplar Spring baptist Church has ad
Justed all differences among thu mein
hers, and on Saturday last extended ll
call to Rev. J. I>. Pitts.
Court of Sessions will bo unusually
dull and uninteresting. Ko casu above
grand larceny has bonn tried, and the
calendar will ! i eloafotl today.
Marri.'!, on tho 20lh of January, hy
Rev. C. I., stewart. Mr. (.'alvin A iidorsoti
of Lau rons County, and Miss I Tot I lo
Sprouso, of Lick viih;, (In onvlllo i 'o.
A billions or malarial looking boy,
with mallee aforethought, did shoo) i
leuden bullet from n slln : shot into oar
sanctum door. Hoy, don't do Hint any
Rev. A. Coke Smith, ol Nparlanbur;.',
preached ono of Ids most eloquent ser
mona boro ou S.iiidny o\ onlug. I le also
lirgod upon our pi opie tho claims of
Wollord ( 'ol logo.
Prosidont Cleveland will visit Havan
nah to-day (22d) on tho occasion of tho
1 unveiling of tho Jasper Monument.
Round trip tickets are ?old for;'I. c. from
this place, good for I h roo dav s.
Tho Laurens Iron Manufacturing Co.
have about completed their largo ma
chino shop io d fournir; , and in a lew
wooka hinger, thia great industry will
tarnish work lor many sklh I WOJ'kthOll.
If any momberoi'connell will lakolho
trouble to walk inside ol the prison
whi le offenders against the city ordi
nances aro OOH (I lied, and there remain
throe Boconds, wo foal sure that moro do
cent quarters will ho pi nv hied.
Laurens has hoon Invited to join tho
Southern Society of Immigration and
development, and will accept the invita
tion. At tho next mooting wo will bo
represented ami tho assessment will be
forwarded at once.
An P.kom gentleman convoyod i he un
wolcoinod tidings lo Tiru AI>VKUTIHI:II
last week Hud wo would have no peach
es this yonr. 11 is informa I ion ls derived
from the fact that on Ash Wednesday,
tho wind carno from tho North Instead
Laut week t he telegraph lines of thu c.
AG. railroad passed into tho hands of
th? Western Hillel! Company, hoing loss
od by thom for a lorin nfyonrs. This will
provo a grout ad vant Ago to this place,
as wo can now havo tho advantage of
Thoro ia evidently a dei line in hitor
CHt lu tho 14th of Fobtiary. At this place
tba number ol valentines was .small and
mostly of tho cornie varitio*. which must
bo regretted. Tho beautiful OUHloillfl
in honor of tho good sn int. fosters a boah
thy and ennobling spirit, andWO trust
it will not bo forgo I ton,
For real fine ombroidory cheap k'o to
SITO RU AV HS New Yoi k Store
We uro requested t? announce t hat tho
aoclotloa Of tho Y. M. C. A. and W. C. T.
U. will hold a joint meeting thiu (Tues
day) evening for tho pur poso of devising
moana for tho pur pose ol' raising a fund
for a public library. The obj ?ot 'com
mends Itself to the friends of young
pooplo, and it is hoped thal a largo num
ber will I urn ont.
.On Meuday last (he Mail Agents
throughout tho United Stntos were put
on extra duty, being roqtlitod to weigh
nil mattel which passes through their
blinds, This regulation w ill be ouforei d
for tho next thirty day. It ls dono in
order that tho OVOragO weight may ho
obtained for thu purpOSO of fixing tho
amount to bo paid to (ho railroads fer
La.d Saturday night a drunken negro
on thu Laurens Railroad bred a pistol
from tho train several timos Just aflOf
leaving New berry. Conductor Fielding
waa promptly at Ibo tallow's Hide de
manding tho weapon i but this bc posh
lively denied haying. Tho Conductor,
howovor, thought differently, and forc
ing tho nagrn Into another part of tho
COIlOb, found tho pistol where ho had
boon slttliiR upon it. Ile will probably
Mr?. Harriot J. Fleming died at her
j roHhbmeu hero on Thursday, Kith, at 2.80
P.M., of pneumonia, after an illness pf
only a f#w days. She was Tl yoars of
f Mr. Prosslay Jontry, a highly esteemed
?ld gent loman W ho .iVOd ill Dial l ow ll
ship, slatted from his homo for thia
plHCo. On arriving at Dm rob ho was
taken slek, and leaving his buggy went
Into tho atoro of DorroA A Peden, whore
In a few moments ho dlod of apoploxy
whim lying on tho counter.
especially at SIT
NO PLACE LIKE HOME.
FACTS AND FANCIES TOLD OF TEX
AS AND THE WEST.
Wha' a Laurena Kau Baw and Experienced
la tho Far Weat Tho Con tulon ot" tho
country Compared With Tho South
Ahe;' AT, "YOUUff Maa Como
Loaming that Mr Guy S. (Jarrott, of
thia piuco, \v)t<> recently went lo Texan
on u prospecting lour, with a view of lo
caling, had roi urned, Tn u A nvinrriHKit
MU! ght and n!?t a I ned tho follow lng pollita,
whi<-h may hoof intcrost to olhor young
men who muy bo similarly Inclined.
"A fier V lui ting various towns large anil
small, I landed in Northern Texas, ai
Paris; a plt.ee ol'probably 11,nco inhabi
tants. Hero I mot .several South Caro
linians, ami sonio from this County, i
slur tot I oui immediately in search oft?
job, and. alter three days was Installed as
HtilcHinaii lu a largo dry-goods hons".
This was in the carly Pall, and positions
were plentiful. I liked tho work-al
though the dorks were mudo lo hustle,
ami was satisfied with wages, being con
siderably mole than such a position
would command hero. After a few
month';, tho liouso changed business and
a n um her ol' us were thrown out of em
ployment. The prod iud of that soot ton
ls principally colton, and as tho cot lon
season was about over, 1 lound ll diffi
cult lo obtain a good place, although I
found Koiuelbing lo do m long aa I stav -
ed in tho Wost."
"What ai.\' thc prospects for a man who
m. ?.. ?s lo Texas from i Ids ( "ounlry," ask
ed (?ie repo.ilcr. "Thal depends In a
great measure on Ibo 'nan himsoif and
his surroundings, One w ho Imsinonoy
cnn do well. The land prod neos well
and itt farming ho could probably make
more. Parin lands away from town aro
i a S( nable, while town lots bri ll JJ a small
lortune. Farms aro worked a good dual
by white labor and they are paid fair wag
? s, ranging from f 13.00 lo$20.< o per month.
You lind a good many ll Og roi s, but they
slay mostly lu towns, Hui a* for gol
i i work al fani',V pri?es, it Issim
ply a case of luck, and owing to elreuin
itauci -. The professions aiKi crowded,
more so probably than in this country,
and sah nen usually find more appli
cants than np? .ung*. Any man who bas
ll Irado and ls proficient in any lincean
<i,> w ell. The demand ls moro for skilled
workmen than anything else. Hut he
must have special experience and train
ing SO IIS to 1 liable hil!) ttl lake the plaee
' I'nie v, ho luis le? . rpi al idea t ions. ICvory
hody ls beni on making money. They
work early and lalo, and win n u mau
(loosgootl work, ho gets good pay, ami
otherw ise, he gel's nothing. The Host
ing population In those Wostorn towns
ls bunions", livery train is loaded, both
cuing and coining."
"(inti thing I notl ed specially. When
over a town grows lo more than 1000, she
puts on moro style than our cities; and
such towns have moro of tho modern
Improvements than inauy of our largest
elites. There ls a grouter dovorslty in
Industries and consequently rower open
ings m mw linos than wo bavo. livery
HUI!! has competition, and no one need
expect to go West ami start somelbilig
HOW. I would say that South Carolina
offers infinit Hy more openings for young
men than Ibo West; hut when oncea
man is established in business, he can
make moro money Ibero. livorylhing
is hlghi r pi iced, ami money is plentiful.
"Mow about society ?" "I found soci
ety ill Paris the very best. There are
cultured and relined people, who delight
in keeping up With tho styles and in
making a due show. The merchants
keep the liuest of goods and lind ready
side fur them,"
'.I met Mr Park, a gentleman who
moved Nears from this county. He
was among the first settlors at Paris, and
having grown up willi tho pluee, isnow
wealthy, Mr. .lohn <'. Hunter loo, lives
near lhere, and is doing well farming."
Most of Hms,, whom I nut from this
Slate BOOIII satisfied, an,I are making ll
"What are thc chances for the newspa
por nian?" " That lou is full. Rvory
town hus one or two and Paris, willi not
oxcocdiug 11,00 inhabitants has two dai
lies ?uni si v or eight v. ooklies,
The Mureil of Procreas
There is a kind of porsistont determi
nation lihout this town, which will not
L l up until thc full measure of siiccoss
ls accomplished when oncea project is
started. A few days ago the Idea of ma
I'lidemi/ing Main Street was suggest*. 1
and Io-day a full force Of hands areal
this work. Then it was suggested that
the Sidewalks should be paved with
granite, and au OtlorgCllo committee of
the Council at once undertook (his imit
ier, w hieb has resulted in un agreement
nil tho part ol'real estate ow ners around
tho publie arpiare, to pay tor tho work as
soon unit is completed. This too will
bogill Ill a few day?, 't he drat work w ill
he placod in front of the Pimple's boan
and lixchango Hank, and from this the
boat and cheapest plan may bo devised.
The value of a live progressive adminis
tration in municipal affairs, toils on the
progress of a town; and too iniioll praise
cannot he given to (hose w ho are now at
(lieb. Im in Palliens. i
The li no roo Paetory is now fairly
nuder w av, and w ill 1)0 ready for this
year's cotton crop, only two Laurens
Cnnl|ly min have stock In this enter
prise Mon, \V. A. Mcclintock ami N. B,
Tho Political Ftold li Ripening for tho
Harvest A No-Tall Colt to Como
On Exhibition Salos Day.
Wo are having soino very warm Wea
ther for this season of tho yoar.
Pi om I he signs of tho tunes we think
their will be a pretty good list of candi
datos (his Henson. Well there's nothing
like it tim more the mcrrior.
MrA.W. Simms, who has been quite
Biek ls, WC are glad to learn, a.do to get
Mr. W. T Smith, had tho misfortune to
loose a line mule sometime ago.
Mrs H. F> Wllont, and daughter of
Waterloo, visited at Mr W. IL Wlmrton's
a fow day* ago.
Miss'Sallie Smith, of tho Mt. (lalla
gber neighborhood visited nt Mr W.T.
Nmltn's hist wook.
Messrs (?olding & Andorson, of this
section will exhibit st i.aurons C. IL, on
s.d. , in y m-M II no-tail colt. All who
wish to KOO it will do well to avail thom
HIGH LAND IIOMl?
w i ?.ni: i..M.
Homo Again-Favmors Buoyant amt Bu??y
.Schools Flourishing-A Diabolical Deed
ami Other Hatters.
"Homo, swept homo." What o mi onr
men ts cluster around that spot. How
sweet lo have a home, though humble,
and return lo it after having been abaont
for som:- (inii>. Wo have realized this
pleasure ipilto roeentlyi Yea, homo is
Hie ono placo in ?di tho world whore
hearts aro ?uro of each other, lt is tho
pltlCC whore wu tear ott" that mitch
guardod and suspicions eoidnoss which
tho world forces us lo wear in dolf de
fense, ami whore wo pour out thc unre
vorvid communication of full and con
fidlng hearts, where expressions of ten
derness gush without any sensation of
awkward DOSS, and without any dread of
ridicule. Leta person travel where ho
will, homo is the place lo which his heart
uni i ann led fondly turns. 11 is the single
Spot of rest \\ iiieh a person has upon this
earth for tho cultivation of their noblest
our fartuors aro buoyant. Already the
Voice of tin: plowman Is heard in our
lamb Our school boys, loo, are speak
ing of "their patch." This ls but righi,
t'.o industrious ami solf-l'cliant boys, ami
girls too. "Thorols gobi hero if you will
only shovel it out." Tho want of em
ployment is one of our most frequent
cansos of vice. Kor vorllleallon of this,
ltd us notice soma of our most import int
foal m es through life. Wu lind it s start
ing point under tho parental roof. The
indulgent parents sutler their boys to
grow up in idleuoss, give heed to every
Imaginary deslio Huit fanciful youth In
dulges in. withhold nothing from bim
oxeeptftbu hood ful red ami stern rebuke.
Mouoy is placed at his command,
UlOliey Which causes Ibo broadest road to
ruin, nnd having nothing to do, attend
all places of enjoy monis, to rove the
s?rcela nt large. Soon bis associates aro
formed, whether good or bad. lu all
probability he will leave his peaceful
honm, maile dear by a fond m iller's
smile, lo re! urn lo that bot ne and mother
either in tim form of a murderer or a
murdered mau. Thus we seo tho effect*
of having to do wbllu everything com
paratively ls being loft undone.
Our uehool ls all thai could bc desired
Il now number; ll fly-tb roe. Tho exor
cises in declamation and '' imposition on
hVldny cvoning last,would have done
credit, in our opinion, to un Institution
of in.>rc pr?tention. Tho re ls such a
pleasure lu leaching lb uso Intelligent
boya and girls, Asl walch them during
recess in their games, picture after pic
ture from Ibo pas! rises before me, and
my heart mingles one,? again w ith ibo
bright companions of my youth.- Ah!
those buoyant earo-frco days. Those
morning and livening walks -!?<?..!.
(?ct in thc midst of \ tur glee a voleo
wotdd come, "Tal;" your pleasure w bil .
you may, lifo with ils troubles is Just be
yond. Chango ami caro must nurdy
come, even to these bright hearts. So il
Will W it h I Ilise. VC) in tile III id si Of (Ills
reverie, as wo gaze over the faces of our
pupils, w o miss the familiar face of Sam
uel , Sammie i Todd, w ho died in Sep
tember last of typhus lover. During bis '
last illn.ss wo arc t?.ld Ito KU tiered in
tensely, but bore ii with resignal ion,
Sammie was a ie">d boy ono in whom
I always felt that I lind ll friend in any
emergency. Ho was my pupil for sev
eral yours w hom we used lo meei daily,
but who will never ?dicer another earthly
s.-enc with the sunshine of his presence.
We see him now, not as bo is, but as he
was. lt is s td for thu parent i to bury
their llrst born just in ibo blooming Kilon
of childhood. Such an event I?attended
with sorrow, and calculated to prod nco
pensiv e thoughts and gloomy roiloction.
lu Ibu words of another, "Would thai
we could do something to lighten our
friends of this blow. Alas; bow impo
tent weare. Human sympathy, though
sweet, is nuable, to sustain in such a sor
row. We can but co,uiiieiid that nus. cn
sympathizer whose sympathy ls both
sweet and sustaining, w ho, while Ile
pours the oil of comfort into tho bleeding
wound with om: hand, at the samo time
places the strong arm of support under
neath thc sinking spirit, Ho is a present
aid in lime of trouble.
Miss Sallie Kennedy, un accomplished
young lady from Duo West, is now in
charge ol' I he < ?w ens Academy, and WO
hear has quite a nourishing ichool.
On tho Otb inst, some unknow n party
entered ti e room ol Mrs. .1. 'P. OwoiiS
and saturated the curtains w ith chloro
form. Doubtless murder or robbery was
the intent. Tho perpetrators of such a
diabolical deed ? h.mid be sought by her
friends and punished lo thu full extent
of tin- law.
Capt..). II. Met arley is Stocking his
tish pond with carp from Dr. Kow der's
Mr. lt. H. Yeargln has been trying to
move his machinery for thc past two
weeks, bul still his numerous patrons al
homo keep him busy,
ll' You Have
it h mi m at ism, Headache. Chills, Corns,
dlarrluen, diaontory and want a cure get
a bottle ol Kink's Magic <>il Hom
W. A. Woods,
Laurens t 'o., S. < '.
Price 50 COIIIS, Slid if it bills to cure
no pay is wanted, (iel it at once or von
inav logrot it afterwards. Will appoint
one Agent ni each Township. Apply to
Tough Tall ol' a lint.
A rather Incredible statement of
facts Wita current on tim td reels
this wookf says llie Anderson In
telligencer, to (be oilVet that one
Charlo Ilayine. colored, of Hock
Mills township, bad found a
live but in the middle of n hugo
stock pinn while cutting thc tree
down. Judging from the appearan
ces, this little lonther-wlnged innm
mnl hud boori con fl ned in tin* mid
tile of this tree for seventy years
without air, food or drink. Tho
tree, when small, bud been chipped,
nut! supposed that the bat look shel
ton lor Hie winter in this pince
when it was nearly covered wi.lh
tho new groth, when spring came
it was nimble to make its exit from
tho crevice. Here it remained until
found last week. Tho tren was sou ml
every whore, except a littlo cavity
in the middle where tho bat was.
There were .seventy circles around
outside of tho long homo of the bat.
Ono circle grows each year, henel
lt ls that we know tho bnt was lu
tho tree seventy years.
A BACKWOODS GIRL.
WRITTEN FO?? THE ADVERTISER BY
WILLIAM AVERY WOOD.
Mirtillo Stokes, was tho lillie hluo-oy
ed bhiek-halreo ihroe-.vbnrohl dungle
tor of Andy Sto&ss. Tiioy lived away
down in Ucorgi u, down in tho back
woods it was ?ulled then. Sh? lind only
one brolhor named tloiiry, younger
than herself. Thu house that Un y lived
In was a very small,one ntory lot;-eal?!II,
that Mr Stokell had built himself when
he lirst settled, tho small tract ol'land
when they ?now live. Twenty or thlr
ty yarda bob ind Ibo cabin ran a idem .
OOol and sparkling crook, as ?I murmur
ed ulong over thu pebbles and stones,
winding its way on to tho great deep
ocean. And in front stood a long row
of beautiful overgroon (roes and shrub
bushes. Altogether 1 think the place
looked real lovely, ,
The trues, Moma wore tal! ami hightail,
Others low mid s pl lo fi! I,
because they'd taroyour clothes,
? ? you'd paaa dow ii thu rows.
1 was then only a poor traveling ped
dler, trying to earn my living by bon
ont trading. 1 halted near tho row of
troos, meditating whether to ea . i r<>
straight lo tho bouse, and while ?vi?
thus purley in a beautiful little girl i
out of thu house, and SOOlllg me Stoppod ,
and gaxod at ma in groat wonder ami
aniaxonieiit. You see peddlers were not
not very common then.
"My dear," I naked "who lives hero,"
"I*?" ?ho answered meekly.
"You mistake my moaning little girl,''
'.No sir, I ain't, aeon it."
Hut, HIV dear, what ls your pa's namo
"i di t hats Andy Stokes, ami ho is in
the house now. Want te seo him?" "Yes
if you please," l answered, and then fol
low hoi to tho nabln. .V ?plaint looking
place it was in thor??. Mr Andy Stoke?
and his wife were both am?.king clay
pipes and Mr .Stokes hilllHOlfwiiM pick
ingouaiiold banjo. AH neither of thom
seo/ned to noliee ins. 1 turned lo Hutt
I worthy and romiirkal " Well obi man
Can 1 sell you anythi ng to-?lay?" "Dun
no, w hat vor got?" 1 thou showed thom
everything I had fol' sale and among
them were tWO old books, 0110 spoiling
and ono fonding book. Little Minnie's
bille eyes OOVOtod lllliltt al once Slid t >
satisfy dor 1 gave her the reading book,
little thinking that ii would be tho In
strument of making In r ail educated
and great woman. Aller ail hour pleas
ant stay with them I departed, Tho
last words I lieuril was dearliillo Mln
nlo tolling me to como backagain some
lime. Dut limo rolled on und I never
relu rued. After Unit mooting I ?b?l not
hear anything from timm for about
t wei \ e years, until ono day while anting
in my oiheo, ( I was then Ibo Fditorofu
I leading Magaalno in New Orleans,) I
rocolyed tho following letter which nt
once awaken my mei.tory to Ibo ?>id cab
illaud the bare-foot, ba ok-wo '.is girl.
April ?ah, HS
Dear Mr. IVddlor:
My brother and myself urn In town,
ami wo will ?'nil to nco you to-morrow, at
't o'clock r. M. I suppose you reinem
bor giving a little girl a rum I i II g book
long ugo; well I'm that suma little ghi,
Your < ?bedient Little .M innie.st?? es.
Well HUiO enough they calle.}, but ubi
bow chunga! sbo ?.ax. She WHS HOW tull
and beautiful, and well educated. "Well"
I sahl at ln.it, "I uovor thought I would
soo you as you now are." " The rending
book did it all" Bho said ttH ll morry
twinkle sparkled tn her eye* . Well, to
muk4 a long .story short, Minnie at my
roqtiost began writing for Illy Magazine
and producod some of tho uicost stories
1 ever saw, for Wllicb I paid her woll.
And now her mimi* is known by many
families "all caused" a* she said "by tho
old reading boole."
So boys and girls dont spurn anyone
hucauso they ar? poor and ignorant.
I Tho least favor may help them lo resell
[ Hie top of the ladder.
Minnie was now just Sixteen and I
must say that abo possessed wonderful
literary talent for ?mo so young. she
continued to writ?? stories, novels and
poeto until sh?? became twenty-llvo years
of ago whom she .married a young mau
named Salbu . She lilied many honora
ble placoS among tho educated ladies
and in her oh! age lu r chihh'Oll und
her grnnd-chtldron comlortod her, "all
CailMCd by ail ?>hl l eading book," tho
kindness of a poor tra vol lng peddler.
Although Minnie had earned an edu
cation by hard Studying still she had her
trials and her troubles, ber sorrow mid
hor merriment. but tboro never liss
lived, nor nevor will live, a moro dili
gent anti kind woman than Minnie.
Earthquake at Ekom Various Noway
Horns and intorcstlng Ohscrvatlons.
Woathor continuos wet ami bad. but
very little farm work hus yet been done.
Two heavy ruins last wockiicconipanlod
with thunder, which is a somewhat un
usual thing at thlsHonson of your.
A slight oarth-qiiako w as fell hore on
t he night of tho lui h, inst.
The bridge across Reedy river at Fish
Dan., has been complote.I, and is Sahl to
bc th?' best one bulli at that pla?'?'.
Francis, a little daughter of Mr. Y..I.
Culbertson, had a very severe attack of
pneumonia a few days ugo, but we aro
glad to state is up again.
Several cast's of lilli mps in this com
munity, but not very severe.
Mr. .1. H. ICllodge, of Rnoroo Hpartau
blirgcomity, Visited relatives here ladt
Mr. J.R. Walkin, ol' (Joldvlllo, paid
our suction a (lying business visit last
Mr. Stacy Med lock and family have
returned from Texas. A year or two lu
Texas w ill, it seems, cure any cuse of
Western fever, be it ever so severe.
Mr. Y. J. Culbertson, raised three
stalks of cotton last year Willoh yield six
pounds of soed cotton.
( 'tilters iib- school ?sin n flourishing
condition, about lilly is thc mimbi i en
Commissioner bullock, ls on his an
nual rounds, and Sponl a day willi us
not long since. He isa very pleasant
and accommodating man, us well us nu
That some men know everything hut
That farmers w ill ralso cotton Instoad
That tho mun was correct when he
sahl "ho w ho bas no opposition or ene
mies does hut little good."
That industry and porsoivorauco Is a
bollol' guido limn polillos.
Tliot tip- AOVBUTISKU is gaining
That some people lovo lo exaggerate
tho foulis of ot hora and noglect their own.
Thal there is some oollon oil hand yoi.
Thal sohool leaohurs have a bani limo,
mid lltllo sympathy from others.
That nowa ls acareo and money is ill
This has boen a favorable winter on
turnips. Wo hnvo soon and heard of
nomo very lino patches of which Mr. (J.
T. Polaris ha - (ho lllicst.
Tho rc is n considorablo fall elfin the
publie Keim?ls funds, in this district at
least, We are informell that the schools
Will run only two months this your. If
.ann.'one w ill explain tho causo of this
short n os-i in school fund it will he infor
mation thankfully received.
A Sunday School was organized last
Sunday ut Union church w ith .Mr. Y. J.
Culbertson as supermom lent.
ION OR ci:.
Tho Croat. Demand for Workuiou on the
Factory Death ol a Vine Horse Marpe
Wo paid our old Pan rons homo p visit
last week and was -lad to lind tho gene
ral health good, with tho exception of
mumps. lt seems that tboy aro in al
most OVOry family, and noun' s.\7 Hm
woods are tull of them ; but never mind
ww nover have had them, but wo dont
expect to KO lo tho wood? after them if
WO never take them.
Wo bad a Magie Lantern show in town
Wodnosday night, that furiiishod amuse
ni tm I f. r several men, women ?out chil
dren l\VO hours.
Dr .Miles, lu-1 a lino horse Oil the 151 ll
inst. Said to have died w uh colic; he
hue our sympathy in his loss, it waua
good horse, and a favorite? with tho Doe
lor, anil to gel one to take its place will
not ht, an easy task.
The school al this place a!, present in a
Mon ri-di i II'j condition, thora are l wen ty
ono on thu roll, mid every wook brings
some new scholars lo add lo the li-t.
Wo aro glad to infolio our rrioudsovnr
tho river; that tho factory al this place
or near hore al loasl will he built, and
that in the near future, and in order lo
provo thia, wo cnn cito tn tho fuel that
there aro seven or eight teams constant
ly employed now hauling material tn
build t ?ie tenant houses, and cord-wood
to burn brick foi !!... factory, besides a
number of hamil) a! otb ci work, and
more hands wauled and (ho money i->
not to hunt oilllOl*. So tell thom ad
thal vants work and ?ure pay to just
step dov. II lo l he t'a plain's ollleo, and
they eau gol lt and gel it now; and we
reckon such new s will be we'eome to
our sister town; as > hr too will he he no
ll tot I by the factory, and the sooner lt's
ilone tim helter for us both. Mr. Collin
tho President of the factory company
Spoilt a few ll ay H here last WOOk he sta
ted that lin? work would ho pushed
through as soon ns possible. So tho
lon;!; delny seems to I . al an end. and
the future prospects . orv Ihllt.Orillg.
A Hellenic to bottle Charleston.
Tin- capital .-lock of tho Carolina
I Company hus increased to 000,000.
[This ls tho last ?lay when sui bsc ri li
lt ioilH were recei vaille, but th.)
purtles Interested will probly be
allowed tu ciuno in il' they desire
to do ito, and Ibo capital stock can
bo increased tn any amount.
Tho prime object of the company
??* to obtain control ol' :i majority
of tho stock of thc Routh Carolina
Ituilwny Company and to -ecuro
sulllcieiit funds to tnko thc Hooting
debt, this hus nlrotldy been accom
pli shed, ?md :ill doubts ns to the
sid velicy of the Soul ii ( 'a roi i na Kail
way Company uro thus removed.
Tin' parties who ba ve subscribed
to tho Carolina Company uro the
sumo ns tho present owners of the
Hallway company, and there will
bo no einliefe of management so lar
ns appears at present. There doc
not seem to bo any likelihood of
any chungo of control or nd m In is?
t ret ion, and t ho now organization
seems to have been directed main
ly to secure this result.
lt is possiblo that the concentrat
ion of control in tho new company
muy moko it easier hereafter for
any purtles, so desiring to obtain
tho control, but it docs not appear
that there is mtv movement nt
present looking to flint object.
Prohibit ?on in Greenville.
Thc executive conimlttoc of the
Prohibitionists htVVC announced
determination io make thc coining
?a in pa ?gu a tc i n pc rut o ?ind moi I ra te
one. Kvory effort will of course be
mudo to bring out tho Prohibition
vote, but there will bo no general
canvass, no public fuss and parade.
Tho election comes off On Mn rh 14
und since the Anti pa rt y is not
likely to enforce ;i demonstrative
campaign, it,Is probable thal thu
election will bo wanting in the de
moralizing feat tiros (hat have char
acterized simular elections in other
for the blood, use li. IS. lt.
Kor scrofula, use II. P. P>.
l'or< atari Ii, use P.. 15. P..
Por rheumatism, uso ll H. ll.
Por kidney trouble, use Ii. H. H.
Por skin disensos, use IJ. II. M.
For eruptions, uso H.P. H.
Pur all blood poison, usc P. P.. H.
Ask your neighbor who has used ll. P..
tl, of its merit, l let our book free lilied
with olrtlfleatOK of wondorful euros.
ll LOO I) HA HM CO., Atlanta, (?a.
Por .VnP. by TUA VN ii A M A DIAL.
I ?m a candidate for thc offlcoof Sen?
alor for Laurens County .
low i? NV. Ri MK I NS.
Notice to bona fide
SO LD IERS,
Till1' application of sold ic for pen?
alone? under an Act of tho General As
sembly, approved 88d Doe., 1887, are no*
tfflod that revised blanks cnn ho had hy
calling at my ellice. This noeos-dtntoa a
now beginning, and a different method
lo the ilrst Hitggostod by tho Comptroller
o. w, sn LU.,
Clork of Court.
Caveats, Trade Marks and Copyrights
Obtained, and all oilier business in tho
I'. S. l'aient O fl lou attended to for .MOO
KI t AT K KKHS.
< Mir olHee is opposite tile I '. H. Patent
O fHco, mu? wo ?an obtain Paton tu In los?
time tlum tboso remote from Washing
Send Model or Prow lng. Wo advise
as to patent ability tree of ellar go; and
WO make no charge unless wo Obtulu
We refer here to the Postimister, tho
Supt. of Money Ordor Div., and thc offi
cials ot thc r.s. Patont Orneo. Porolr
culur, iitlvlco, torms und references to
aetual clients in your own State or
( !oillll V, W rite lo
<\ A. SNOW.
This Powder never '. aries. A marvel
of purity strength and wholesomeness.
Moto economical than the ordinary
kinds, and cannot he sold in competi
tion with tho multitude of low lest,
short weight ilium or phosphate pow
dors Sold only in CANS. ROYAL RAK
INO Powder Co., HW Wall Street. N.Y
Lunns on approved Farm Lands
negotiated. Reasonable time and
easy terms. Apply to
C. 1>. BAItKSDALE,
Attorney at 'Law.
Laurens, ?S. C., Jun. 17, 1888-Om
1ST. 3- EC^.J^TLIfi
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
LAURENS, S. C.
jarT-Ofllco over sloro of W. L. Royd.
r T 1 '. ^."gae- JJ g._c .
-t o i'
ll AVf NCI opened out a full Uno cf STAPLE ANO FANCY OHO
CE Iv I ES in tho town of Lauren*, \.>. ?-?..pectfully invito tho buying
public, to call and ste us. We propose to carry everything in the way
of plantation supplies, such as
Corn, Bacon, Flour, Meal, Molasses, Sugar,
Coffee, Larc!, Rice, Grits, Plows, Plow
Stock0, Plow Bolls, Single Trees,
and everything usually carried in a first-class Grocery Store, all of
w hich we propose lo soil al very close prices.
We would call ipecial attention to our line of Laundry and Toilet
Soaps. Having bough! in large (plantilles, wo cnn odor --peci.il induce*'
incuts to dealers as well s consumers. Our lino of Toilet Soaps i*
complete, prices ranging u\>m L.'"> cents a cake down to Circe cakes for
John M. ('lardy, salesman, would bo pleased to have bi.s friends
and acquaintances tocal! and see him.
K& iff A \ VJ) il MM VJ? 9
SECOND DOOK BELOW GRAY <v SULLIVAN,
I ? U RENS, S s C s
Jan i" ly
ls Floating to t?ie Breeze, but it will be a colder
day in August when
? fr ?
Is Tinder sol ci on Staple and
Paney Groceries !
TO Ibo citizens of Laurens County I announce that my steer of
goods, consisting of Flour, Meal, Corn, Bacon, Molasses, Grits, 'Sugar,
Celfee, Bice, and everything usually kept in a first-class Grocery House,
has just arrived frosh from tho great dealers. Cigars and Tob?ceo a
specialty. All 1 ask is to give mo u trial. Tho goods aro hero and rauat
Politest attention Will bc given to customers, and every article guar
anteed as represented, at
w. a p,
Fowler's Block, -
Laurons, S- C.
Jan. 17, 1 sss-fhn.
WHEN YOUCOMETO LAURENS GO TO
MOUNTAIN BAR.WHERE YOU WILL GET THE
SWEET MASH CORN WHISKEY.
In TH? Bendena. Bar
A. M. RHYNE & Co
CLOSING OUT SAL ; OF
T_.. E p s t i n,
In Columbia Hotel Bio ole
WILL Offer groat burg.'.Ins in fino roady-mudo ('lol bing, flats ai,d (lent's Fur
nishing doods mutti below <. lat in order to change my business. The (tootlamust
iMi Holoregardless ol'co?t. H will pay everybody to write for juices. Hamplcu
sent by Kxpress r. <>. M. with privilege to oxamfne the saino nod return at ship
pers'oxponao. Matisi.'.'siion guaranteed. Don't IOHO thh< opportunity when you
?re in Columbia, fall and examine my goods for the Holidays before purchasing.
L. EI>HT1N, Columbia, ti. C.