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LA UTI UN S, S. C, July 18th. 1888
Tho Association of Cl abs.
If onthitsiosi ! fount fornnything
in ii political cn ni pu I pi, tlio rocont
convention of young democrats <>f
ovory stuto mid Territory in tho
Union, which mel i?-. Baltimore, will
oxorl u powerful Inllucnco In tho
11 was liol a convention of polltl
clnns, bul young mon fresh (rom
tho people, who represented tho
views of th PCO) le. Tho states vf\
Pennsylvania, illinois, I nu hum,
New Voil, un i ohio, sont lu the
largest delegations; Pennsylvania
leading Within)dureront clubs, some
of which were ^presented hy us
manyas live delegates. The object
in view in thc formation ol tho As
sociation wa- not to net In any
Way independently of the regular
organ i/.cd democracy, bul was n
purely voluntary oil'ort lo draw to
gether more especially the young
men of every state, > thal they
?nay act wit?? the national exoou*
live committee, md bo tut adjunct
of tho regular party organisation.
'Pho writer accompanied by N.B.
Dial IV-'i happ
visit north, arti
several duyi lil V\
eluded to gi yo t>
Bal ti mer ?onv 'iii
lng Journey to ?
this wo were alu I;
MO better way ?
tho pros .. I
North and West lu
wo had '.. -a . ti t cl
opinion find t he np
Arp recently y .'< ?ul
brains, culture' and
North were wit ii
enemy. It;- fair
delegates ri pr? i ul
well us tito p dil I
their coa illili d-ts,
hard t.. ii rn! nny\\ !
tu red, rcslinei | I
coted body <;" >
young in y.t rs, !
pear ci to bo iVCll :
issues of th . ila y, ti
lo bo on n
.o dava to Ibo
on, before ni ii br
ow York. Foi'
. r 'paid, for in
lilli Kn iden of
il . iitin ?k in the
illili the ? livrent
it lull which Bill
ligated, that ((io
.veal Hi of tho
.mr fri 'als lin
ii presume (lie
i -i l lie social as
al sluiulihg oi l
ind ii won bl ho
ere, a more cttl
II ge ni :i!iil e.?n
ie majority iip
.: on tho great
ul loo, tho 'Histo
ry of tho party from its birth.
Tho conven th
der rtiul ali app:
forod by Dr, \
va i called t" or?
; into prayer of
ht mau, Who l>y
tho w ay i- :. ; uitli Carolinian. The
Academy of Music wits' packod
over t?oo delegate.1" being present at
tho opening. A large number of
ladies occupied tho balcony.
In tho gallery several bands wore
continually playing patriotic airs,
until tlu? entrance of several big
guns brought forth such deafening
shouts as lo (bown < vee. ii lin If doz
en brass bands. Those were Sen
tors Bock, of Kentucky; Call, of
Florida; 'Faulkner and Kenua, of
Wes! Virginia ; Congressmen Bree
kinridgo, of Kentucky; ?Scott, of
Pennsylvania; Wilson, of Wosl
Virginia : Tow ip bond and iSprlngoj,
ot .Illinois. COI Jno !t. Pelions of
New York occupied n box Immedi
ately above tho .errait of Clovo
land and Thurman,and lils Cn tran pa
was tho signal for n frosh outburst
Hot). Wm. K. Rll8S( ll Of Massa
chusetts, win? will be tlio next Gov
ernor of that state if the Democrats
eau elect bim, Waa tho tom po ra ry
chairman and called tho melding to
Order. Aller n dining speech, the
work of organizing continued.
The second session was given to
hearing roports of committees rea
ding resolutions and tho like, inter
spersed with some eloquent speech
es. The name of Grover ('level.md
and Allen G. Thurman was always
received with tho groatost enthu
siasm, ami when "throo cheers for
Mrs cicveinmr was offered, tho
sho'itlng was on a still higher key.
A nu m bel'of s peech or on tho tarin
WCfC also delivered, which wore
all well received, hut tho next gen
eral ont bu ri followed the Introduc
tion of lt. IO Jones, tl delegate from
the Nal ional Negro Democratic
League of Ohio, who bogan as fol
lows: "Looking over ibis conven
tion r soo Uni Gorman? tho negro,
tho Irishman, the Englishman and
I soo everybody here-except the
Chinaman," This brough prolonged
cheering and eries of'yoii'r i ?gat."
J.mest matte n first-rate democratic
Speech In which he gave the assur
ance tliat bis race ?a (he North as
in tho Honfb, have foll the heel of
tile oppressor und are coming to
know Unit tho democratic party is
the party of good government and
lt was noted that the black men
who attended this Association pre
ferred to call thouipclvos "negroes,"
and emphasized that term, Imf in
his speech, delegate .lone.? prefer
red to spell thc word with ono "g."
dill muire wllfl nt this (imo giving
ropvosoutiitlyo company of Gor
ninns from nil tho Northum slates.
They ''?ol mot horo to celebrate the
nulluni "SungorfosV and from the
hundreds of Cleveland hats they
woroi il w ss easy to guess their po
A lier t wo long days of tho con
vention ami (tilklng politics with
delegates who lu ' worked them*
SelVO.H lo tho White heat in tllO hope
of carrying a doubtful stale ?uni
who woro.lu ?i f ramo of mind similar
to that into willoh South t Inrolininus
found themselves on the ovo of t?o*
'70 campaign, it was but natural
that tho writer should catch on to
the fever, sind so as ho put tho Mn
son A Dixon Uno farther behinds
he fell a greater desiri! to stu
dy tho politics of tho country. [ti
Now York, whether ill tho crowded
through fares, trains, hotels or cafo
- wherever an opportunity presen
ted and nu object for an interview,
Ibero was thc newspaper man. lt
so happened however that fully
eight outofton men whom we were
able to draw out on politics, inclined
to thc Republicans. OlCOUfSO they
abused the President, denounced
his civil service policy, and his veto
of pension bills. Ile and his party
were charged us froo-triulers-op
posed to tho growing industries
which had placed Ibis country so
far iii advance of all others. The
tariff was Ibo principle subject
when politics was mentioned and
several partisans gave it as their
opinion that tho campaign would
be free of abuse and would ho fought
on ti higher plane than those of four
and eight year- ago. It I.? their be
lief ?Iso thal in New York slate
many who bud voted willi tho Ito
publicans would now ho villi Ino
I Democrats, and c/ec fit t'su,
[ti Washington the belief ls gen
eral thu! Cleveland ami Thurman
wll| bo elected. Hut to many of tho
employees of (ho government, the
name of "drover" docs not stir pa
triotic emotions. They do not re
lish his triol adheranco lo civil ser
vice law. Tho fact ?.-plain to ovo
rv one Hint many of tho 10,000 Uo
publlcans who still hohl positions,
should bo removed, in rome ot*
tho public buildings, notably tho
Bureau of Engraving, even tho
guides who show visitors through
tin-department are offensive parti
an itepiiulicuns. No sooner hud
the writer entered this building
than thc guide began tho work of
showing tho short-comings ol'the
j party in power and tho superior ex
cellence of tue Republicans. It ls
said that-of the 2000 employees in
I this department, scarcely ado/en
I aro democrats, lt is hoped that thc
I Ad ni i ri ist rat i on will do better next
: lorin, South Carolina has a goodly
1 nu nibo r representativos in Wash
ington, who till important positions,
and it is needless to say that like
tho majority of citizens here, sus
tain tho Administration on nil im
portant issues. Those Carolinians
i have formed a South Carolina 1 loni
I ocratio Club, which now numbers
nearly 70 strong.
Stand by the Primary.
A county convention will ho held
boro noxtThursday to clod dele
gates to the Congressional and .In
dicia! Conventions. Prom tho prc
liinlniimry skirmish it is evident
that Laurens, tho bailie ground of
the Congressional race, cannot bo
depended on solidly for any candi
date. In view of this division of
-i ntiment and tho manifest desire
to the voters to cast their ballots
'iir<edy for Representatives, it is
hoped timi the conting county con
vention will stand squarely by the
primary mode. If anything may
bo taKeii as certain it is that tho
sentiment of Laurens is In this di
rection. JTorotoforo tho friends of
all the candidates h av o clamored
for tho primary, and now it should
bc ordered. No Congressional con
test was ever conducted more fair
ly and impartially; no three men
ever entered a rilOO with Cloanoi
hands, backed by superior ability,
and while md hing can be ?aid in
di ?> ira got ne it I of the (da i ni s of any
candidatos, yet individual voters
have their preference ami ?I is
right and proper and In full accor
dance with sound democracy that
IllOSojndlvldual voters should ex
press (heir preference. Tho best
way lo do this is by ll primary (dec
The l?nsis of Representation.
in tho township meeting on Sat
urday .Mr Dial Introduced a resolu
tion favoring an apportionment of
tho representation in tho county
Democratic Conventions according
io (he membership of tho various
Inasmuch ?ts this county is now
in tho midst of ii campaign and
thoroughly organized, a change so
radical as (ho basis of representa
tion in conventions, at this particu
lar jucture, would be opposed by
Tuc. ADVKKTISKK, without strong
grounds therefor. At tho sumo
time, there can certainly be noop
pe-it ion to the proposed cITftngo if
made ut (bo proper dine. H is sound
democracy to allow each voter on
equal volco tn tho councils of tho
party, and thai reprosontatlon
should be based on tim democratic
strength, rather than tho geograph
ical position of any section. Moro
ovor, ls wo proposo to gtvo any
weight whatever to tho organic law
Of tin? party in this stat?', oat h v ?;ni
ty should heed Article V of tho
"County Doiuocralic Convontlons
shall ho composed of delegatos elec
ted hy tho sovoral local clubs -ono
delegate fos every club, und an ad
ditional delegates for every twenty
flvo (25) enrolled mombors-with
tho light to ouch County Conven
tion to onlargO or diminish tho rep
resentations according to drouin
Crom this ii is evident that Lau
rena and Union, thc only oouutlos
in the state which huso representa
tion on townships rathol* than Club
membership, uro clearly violating
tho constitution ol' tho stale demo
cracy. We buliOVC that when this
matter is fully understood and a
new constitution is made, the man
ifest justlco of tho proposition will
Mt. Bethel v lui?.
Sullivan Township will ho re
membered as tlio.stronghohl of Till
Ilianism in I .aureus. A l'armer.-,
duh which has varied in .size from
a dozen to sixty, and sixty toa doz
en, has tackled thc gravest ques
tions of state polity lind disposed
of thom with a facility thal would
pul to shame all ancient or modern
legislativo assemblies. This duh
has hail matters much Itsowil way.
I Tillman, Norri . A Co., was ils plat
form; 'J Minian Governor, Norris
Iting-nuislor, and Company-a few
a lew office In.hlers, ami many office
soo ko rs. Now ami thea at Ibo crack
of the ring-mater's whip tho proces
sion would lari, following alway?:
at tho hool? of Hui elephant. Tho
hand begins to play, and tho com pu
ny lo dance, tho louder tho music
tho moro fantastic tho dance. .Ml
hands around! And th 'entertain
mont is brought lo a close, with tho
simple request thal the Liuirensvilto
Herald, Newberry Observer ami,
Greenville News publish an ac
count of the performance.
Now i( is the opinion of "Ibo oth
er lillie, pape.'," that the Mt. Kethol
Pa rm ors Club lian mudo mistakes.
First it has followed unworthy
leaders, and t hese leader.-, lia ve had 1
unworthy followers, The club has '
sumo good, true men, which cannot !
bo denied, Some have Joined with
tho honest dosiro tobonollt thom-j
solves,and farmers generally; but
others from totally di libren t mo
tivos, tt is 0 good and sale plan for
farmer s clulis in South Carolina to
draw tho lino at democracy.
Another mistake was in suppos
idg that this club possessed all tho
wisdom, patriotism and nhl ll ty of
the township, or lhat the 400 other
sturdy democrats were obliged lo
dance to their piping,
A Preacher Cured ol* Dyspepsia.
MICCOHUKKK, l i.\., LKON COO Joly 20,
I have been a KIlffcTOr from indigestion
and dyspopstn for ii lona limo, an.I have
Minny ri IOC.hes, lint until I was induced
by my friends t<? ny your lt. II. ll. re
ceived a.. relier, lan Hinno using lt have
found moro relief mid o?m fort lunn from
any ot lier I rent nient I llMVO USOd, Hop
ing you will forward lo my address your
little 32-pngo book for proscription, also
ovidonco of ijurvn, .Send ut earliest
RBV, Iton'T c.
Ii GIVOK Hal infliction.
Om.ANOA Pf, \., .inn? |8t, 1W.
Wo havo hoon Holling Itotanio hlood
rtalm ovor sine ' it first came boforo the
public Wc sell mere of it than any oth
er blood purpler in i^. market, und ii
givos porft?Ot s?t isla?a mn,
J. 11 .\i I:OI ts A* Co.,
Kolall and Wholesale Dnalors in It<>t:m
tc Mood hahn.
Our Po*t Native \. ...,.t -..
According t.? Professor Sargent, the
strongest wood In tho United States Is
tiint of tho nutmeg hickory of tho Ar
kansas region, 011(1 thc weakest the West
Indian birch. Tho most elastic j:i ibo
tamarack, tho white oruhcllbark hickory
Standing far below it. 1'hO least elastic,
and the lowest in BpcciAc gravity, ia tlio
wood of the lieus aurea. Tho highest
Specific gravity, upon which in general
depends value as fuel, is attained by tho
bluewood of Texn.s.--New York Sun.
Geologien! Rfltoeta of ire.
Tho geological i'll, els of icc M'Otn lo
havo Ix-en greatly exaggerated. From
personal Study of living glaciers in Nor
way, and Bindiar oxporlenceo hy othors,
Professor,!, w. Spencer declares that the
potency of land glaciers to act u.s great
eroding ngciits, cnpabloof ''pinningdown
half a continent," or plowing out great
Valleys Ol' lake bflftlns, or oven of greatly
modifying them, is mest strongly nega
tived,- Boston Padget.
A (iront Inventor.
"It'n ju^t wondoi ful. Bromley, how
Edison keeps on inventing thingfl. Ho
ha6iiT his equal ia the world."
"Dairinger, I don't know nlmnt that.
If my boy koopa on he'd beat )-.di eon nil
hollow. IIO'H inventing somethingovory
.'You don't Bay sol Whj, what deso
..Excuses."-Detr.a TV?? r
No Doubt About TM?.
It ls botter to bo right tlian bo presi
dent, bnt Grover Cleveland will bo both.
i.et tin? Serviros It? Bli).
The Chicago funoral procosslon now
hon the right of way.-Boston Globe.
'""'Menons from four to eight Inches wide are
now used upou Lut? mid bonnets, mid somo
of tho arraugemeuts aro astonishing, to say
Pretty frocks forllttlo girls uro madoof
surah or other toft silks, mid decorated with
?mocking aud Torchon luco-of "tho finest
Hauy OH tiro bonnoU oro composed of a
singlo largo how or ribbon, with ti full front
of gathered velvet, lacoor lissc, and a garni*
turo of llowors.
Tho wrap for yachting li tho naval capo, n
sort of halt jacket, with loose, fallingelcovoe,
that ono eau slido into mid out of without
dumngo to Qamboyunt drapery.
Tho newest of tho vests is of Rhlrrod tacks,
niado by hiking a length and ? half of stud",
and after tucking with strong threads draw
Ing them ua to tho prober shortness.
Mummy cloth, mode up nuuiiniy fashion,
with bands of red or yellow and loopings and
dropings that moro than suggest cerements,
ls tho latest elVort of a during London dress
An Indian pony sent from Texas to Mil
lersburg, Ky., eson?K!d from bid now owner,
and three wei lei later, if wo may btllevo tho
Story, was hack at Ids old ranga
Tulle, fully pleated, pu fred or I'oimeed over
silk, li tho favorito gown for n youthful
bride, mid diver and pearl paasoraoutorla nie
chosen fia* sueh wear in placo of gold.
Tho Kin;; 8 Daughters now mun ocr <(.,000
In tile United Hto.tc.-i. Tho society Li to have
a monthly paper.
Tho rector of Folkestone asks for such an
alteration III tho Prayer Poo!; aa will make
tho say ing of tho Athanusinu creed optional.
Ile protests against Its "monstrous dogmas
of tho dark ages."
lu establishing nu order of deaconesses" the
Methodist Episcopal church In tho United
Stoics Ls not lending, hut following. In Ger
many, and among tho Wesloyans of Eng
land, women have for Bowral yCATS labored
with success. Mi a. c. M. Mood contributor
to tho Juno Andover llovlow an account ot
Tho geuoro) synod of tho Reformed church
In America, In session nt Catskill, N. Y.,
Oloctod tho Kev. Maueiua H. Hutton, of New
Brunswick, N. J., us president. Tho Intro
Unction of a resolution calling for tho n|v
pointuiont of a commiltco to amend and add
to tho liturgy of tho church caused a lively
debato and tho ult?malo passago of tho reso
Dunlap h:.s played seventeen consecutive
games i ni J season v. it bout nu error.
Harry Wright will push tho movement fer
a double umpire system next season,
Tis? "Phillies" n: o eonsid "rod hy Anson
to bo the best baso runners in tho business.
J hu Kelly, manngar of tho Louisville
duh, has accepted nu appointaient os league
Tho Pkilndelpbla-Pittsburg pnmo which
wa* void on account of Gardner's playing
wi h ti .?., will bo played over July li*.
"Kid" Muddigan, tko pitoher, hns Lei a v>
lon eil bj tho Kalamazoo club Second Ilaso
man D f also walked tho plank to niako
room Ids, Inte of tlio "r^nUles."
Uni ll inlets, of tho National longuo, lu
ca ol acloco play at tho plato, calls out
distinctly: "Tho rna seores," or viceversa
ns tho Case moy i><\ This practico ls ono that
nil umpires might follow an 1 give bettor
satisfaction to their audiences.
THE ORIGIN OF THINGS.
Tho first dally, Frankfort Gnzetto, In 1G15.
Tho phonograph was invented Ly T. A.
Titi ophrastus mentioned umher la las writ
ings '?00 ll. C.
Tho first nuthentio newspaper was pub
lished in 1404.
The t.rvt. hank was established by Lombard
Jows In Italy, A. D. bod
Aurelian was tho first Roman emperor who
wore n diadem, A. 1). ??TU.
PbOtOgrapllS were first produced In Eng
land In IbtW; perfected m lsil.
Tho first dally paper hi ttio United StntoJ,
Tho Pennsylvania Packet, lu 17S-I.
Gotta percha was llrst usi-d ns n coating
for tolegraph wires, iii brooklyn, la lSlfj,
Tho first dally pnjior continuously printed
bi A menea, Tho P. ./on Nows Lotter, lu 17ai
Tho first academy for girls only was tho
Adams academy at Derry, N. H., hicorpor
?tod lu lb^i
Mr. Henry James ls quito anwoll In Lon
O'Doncvan ll . 1 lins taken to writing
William Gladstone say a ho will never ?lt
for another jwrtrnlt.
William 1). Howells will spend thosummej
In the neighborhood ot Huston.
. King Charlt-S, of I'...anemia, ls ono of th*
most export trout tbbermexi In Europe.
Uoulangor's boos ap|>eart to hnvo fallen
Mat and Ls already a drug In tho ninrkoU
llobort browning recently refused f 1,000
from a Ikxiton puhlisbor for u short poem.
llobort liOtils Stevenson considers Henry
Janies tho greatest of living American novel
Bcnntor Sherman's cstutoat Mansfield, O.,
Including stocks and other Investment*, ls
estimated ut $IU),0UU.
Alan Arthur, son of tho Into president of
the United finites, was "prosoutcd" at tho
levee held hy thu Prlncoof Walo?.
Tba Vanderbilt* Spent! enormous stimson
furniture, brlo-a-brao and artlstla decora
tions, but comparatively little on Jewelry.
lt ls said that C. A. Hana's roynlty of 12}^
per oenU on each volume sold of tho Ameri
can Cyclopaedia law yielded Mr. Unna ovor
?je Plgaro, of Paris, announces tho cloe
tion ot tho y lunger M. Coquelln as president
of the Society for Ute Protection of beautiful
Henry Vlllnrd confirms tho statement Hint
ho I.OiUin' i undort ai.o nu expedition to tho
Soma i-./ i?r. iteumayor, of (laiaburg,
win co*o|wiuiti with bun.
Mrs. Iinngtry now < vms 5,WO ncresof farm
land in Lake cornily, Cal., and Mr. Frederick
Uehhurdt ls credited with Ibu possession of
0,000 acres more ail join lng,
bristol cathedral In England bas Just i>ccn
ador 1 rd with n largo white marhlu medallion
and tablet in memory of tho Into Mr. Samuel
Morley, tho eminent philanthropist.
Tho sultan of Zanzibar lins a German wlfo,
end Ly a singular coincidence Germany ol>
talns valuable c -wv salons from lils majesty's
government denied toother pownrs.
Mr. J. Seton Carr, the English oxpl -ter
and writer, has sot out on a Journey neron*
this continent by tho way of tho Mackonzlo
river and tuo Hudson hay company's po*
M. Daniel Wilson iloos not doro to ontor
tho chnmticr of deputies, but ho holds on to
his sent for Tourano and pockots tho salary
attache 1 thereto j mid tinder tho present law
there ls no way of getting rid of bim.
Dr. A. L. Chnpln, tho venerable ex-presi
dent of beloit college, who was recently
Stricken with paralysis, was graduated at
Yale in 1&I7 and seven years later wont to
Milwaukee, whore ho was a Presbyterian
pastor for twenty-four years.
The Duke of Westminster ls returned In
"Bateman's Landownora In Great britain" ns
her maJo*ty% richest subject; and tho young
Viscount Belgrave, grandson of theduko, If
he lives to Inherit his patrimony, will, lt ls
stated, be the richest man io tbs world
i nm H candidato for tho olllooof Son
dior foi I ituit'oiiH < loutit y.
* Kiwi.. NV. SI.MKINS.
At lin- solicitation ol' friends, I an
iiouiico tuyKolf II candidate Tor tho Kt uto
Senate, subject lo tho l*i huarv.
. JOHN \V. PI'iUHCSON.
For I louse ot' Kcprcscn Uli ives.
Wo. the friends of Mr. IA7MU8 \V.
i'. IlKA LOOK, nominate him for u seul
?otho House of Representativos. It ls
needless to (ell who ho i Mr. Rlnloeka
good farming mid uncompromising in
tegrity arc Bynoiioiuoiia terms.
Wo tako pleasure in iinnouneitig
I to UT. ' Auiau KoMittr. ( Ilrother Hob) a
cnndlduto for tito House ot' Representa
tives. Mr. Abercrombie in a practical
larmer, is well (pltllitlcd for the position
and will malee a valuable mombo? if
elected, VOTK KS,
Wo nie mt thor)'/ed to announce Col.
JOHN II. WU AUTON a candi,late for
ro-olootlon lo tho IIOIIKO of Itoprosonln
tives subject to the rt -nit of tho Primary
Weare authorized lo announce MK.
JAKKD l>. si I.I.IVAN a candidato
for thc House of lloproHonttttiyoH sui??
Jool to thc result of the Primary elec
Wo, tho friends of MAJ. II. N. (TX
NJ NU HAM, respe. Hally . present his
nani" to the void's of Laurens County
as a suitable person to represent thc
CoUltly in thc lower House.
MANY PHI KN ns.
For I* robu to Judge.
('ol. A. W. lUJKNSIDli ls respectfully
announced as a candidate for re-election
to the ellice ?d' Probate .lu.Ige, subject to
the result ol' tho Primary election. *
I wound respectfully announce to tho
voters of Laurens County that J nm a
candidate for tho ellice of Probate .!udgo,
subject lo thu Democratic Primary.
? .loll .1. l'.oo/.KK.
J rospoetfully nnnonnco myself a can
il Ululo for tho* oillco of Promue .indue
subject to (he result of tho Primary Kine
. " JOHN M. CLAUDY
For (Hork ol' <'oort.
I would respectfully announce inysell
a candidate for thc o?lh'O of ( 'ha k of I bc
f'oui'l for LtiurensCounty,stinjeel to the
* ' J. WA SU I NH TON W ATI'S
I respectfully nnnonnco myself as a
enndidnto for re-election for I fie ollleo ol
ci erk ol'Court, subjeel to tho rosull ?.
tin' Primary election.
* H. W. SI I Kid J.
. 'ur A nd Hot*,
? respect ful Iv tunion nen iuyself as a
condhlalc for .llb'?1 of County Audit
or at the approaching oh ellon, sithjoet to
I bi' result ol' thu i'i inn. ry.
c. M. pp \ ;; KS.
??; M. I,nngstoll is anoaneeil as a can
didate for re-election t . tic ollleo ol'
County Auditor for Laurens County
subject to Ibo notion of tho Primary.*
For Tren surer,
W. SCOTT KN I??HT respectfully puts
himself lu'.'?te thc voters of Laurens
Conn!;,- a-a candidate for Ihc ollleo ??l
County Tren*ar, subject to the primary
?de. thin. * '
I would respectfully nnnonnco niysoll
a Candidato for the' ollleo ?d' County
Treasurer, subject t" Ibo prlmarv.
* .1. \\ AUK ANDERSON,
1 would re .peet fully proKent ntysolf
for rc ? I? dion lo lite ollleo ol' County
Treasurer, subject to thc PrltniU'V.
JOHN II. CO PH fi A ND.
For Si'hool Commissioner.
I ros poetln I ly announce inysoii a can
didato forlho oin.f school Commis
sinner ?it bj co I to tin- Primary.
N. I.. KAUKSDALK.
I respect .'nil v announco myself as a
candidato for School Commissioner Bull
ied to t he primary,
T. 1'. KV itu.
Tin- fr louds of M. li, Pul look hoing ful
Iv satisfied with him io discharging tho
duties of tho olheo of School Commls
nlonor for Laurens Cornily respectfully
noittlnato him for re election, subject to
I rospoot ful Iv announce ni VHO) fa can
didate lol the olllee of Si < riil'subject to
tho result of tho Prl marv olootion.
Kl>\\ IN' P. si M PHI IN.
T respect full y minotinoo my aol f asa
CAiididato for ro-oloctiou (Otho oin ce of
sherill, su h ?oct to tho result of tb?? Pri
* M. P. KA 1.1.KW.
j rospoclfully nnnouneo ntysolf ns n
candidato for tho Office of Short fl'.
. .1. VV. LA N POUD.
I would respect fully nnnonnco my
self as i. cain i i, late for tho allier of Sher
itf for liAtirrns County, subject to tho
Primary Kloollon, ?
Cross Hill, S. C. NV. h. Tl K?U'.rt.
Wo nio authorised lo announco Capt.
'I'I ULM AS .1. LICK RTT a ea nd id ate foi
tho ollice of Sherill, subject lo the result
ol' (he Primary oloi tlou.
April ll. 1888. .
For Count) Commissioner.
I respectfully announco myself a cnn
. lu?ate for tho ollleo o1' county commis
sioner subjoct lo tho I'rltntiry,
I respectfully an nott noe myself ns a
ca m I ?dal o for County t '. un missioner Hllb
j. lit to the pi hoary ch el ?oil.
i : 11. M i TC j i Kit,
I respectfully announco mysolf n enn
i I?Lite for le election to the ofllCO o
County Coinir.issioner for Lauron'
County, subject to ibu Primary olootion.
? JAB. IlKKL.
I respectfully nrtnouhco mysoll a can
di.into for re election to (be olin o <>(
County Coininialonor for Laurens
OOIIUty snbjod lo ihn I'iimarv olootion.
.1 AS. DOWN K v.
? r< spc.dlnllv announce myself a cnn
. lidate for ro-olcotion to tho odien of
County Commissioner tor Lumens
County subject to the I'rlmnrv ? deed ion.
\V. H. DHI'MMON I ?.
Caveats, ron! Trndc-Mnrks obtained, and All l'atcui
bind.iff* conducted for MiMlomto Venn.
Our onion ls Op penile t . S. co.nt Of
n<'<>. Wo hnvo no anb-ngenck?, all bunine**,
direct, hone? CAD trnnwict ontont builncaa lo l<'M
timo and at lesa coat toan Ihoeo remoto fron)
Send ia.. Ii 1, ilrviii/., or photo., with ?:. .aU>
lion. Wo alvi..: if j-atcntahla er not, free ol
?bnik'O. Our feo not due till intent Iii ?sai rod.
A nook, "How to Obtain C?tenla,'' with rotor
meca to wt uni eltanin in jour l?talo, comity, ol
town, BCllt f ' co. Add K en,
C. A. SNOW & CO.
ussoalto I'aUAtOflc*. WMblsatos. V. 0?
Buy Your Gooda tor Ca
('?ill and soo Hf, ...<? guarantee salis
peat to koop constantly <>n lian?I,
CAN GOODS, CHEWING und SM(
Try oar Young Hyson lon, nt 35o por
Mid Shot, Plows, Plow-Stocks, llames
Brooms, see. our 25o Brooms, Koroccno (
mons to mention.
Our Motto: "Short Profit
Buy your goods from SIMMONS BR
hard mc ney scarce, hut we inonu to meei
PUTTING DOWN PRICES
Iligcc.sl market price paid lor I lilies,
jrt rn* Ml tari A* JU Ml M
Second door below (
Piedmont Air Lino, Richmond
A Dunville lt. lt., Columbia &
Condensed Schedule tn ullootJunolO
(Trains run on 7">ilt morldlau timo.)
Noll I it nm N ll Ne I! N<> 50J ND M?
P, M. A M. I'. M
Lv Charleston 7 (Hi
Lv ? 'oluinhla I"> 10 ?.?
Ar Alston 3 H) ll 37
|,V Aislen 11 IO
Ar Union, 1 25
" Hparlanhurg, - i">
?? 't ryon. t IO
?' Kat ada. 5 33
" Plat Bock, <>'*<>
" Henderson ville, 0.10
" Ashville, 7 00
" Itel Springs, 8 tn
" Pomai hi, 108 1160
.' Prosperity 13.1 12 2H
" Nownorrii '150 12 ?ill
? ...Lix ill,-', ? 11
?. Clinton (i 10
" Lauron *. J 25
" Ninety .:- is 1 52
" (troonwood '??t?
" Al.treville ."I .Vi
J tulum, 3 52
l,v Helton 10 30 a.v.
Ar Williamston loft?l I IT
n i?ol/.er n 00 t Jl
" I'lediuont 11 IT .! ht
.* (in envide 12 00 .">.!(.
" Anderson I-">
" .'.ene.-a oin
" Walhalla ?<i?
.. Atlanta 10 t?>
s. it "ii t noll ts n, NO. fifi. J No. (?I.J NO 3|
Lv Wftiiinlfa 7 ?HI a tn
Lv Hon eua; 8 tm
l.v A iidoi'son 0 35
hy Abb?vlllo to 30
Lv (Iroonvlllo s I" 2 tn
hv Piedmont 0 33 2 5.1
l.v Poi*or, s? .a ? m
l.v W lllhunston 0 57 ."? 17
hv Hollon 1022
I,v <Iroonwood 11 . .''>
l.v N'in. t v Nix 12 15
I ,v I .nurons 0 00
l.v ( 'linton tl 30
Lv Ooldvillo Ten
I,v New h. irv 2 15 -s 25
Lv ProKporlty 235 H lil
hv Pomarla 2 53 s ,r,><
ArAht.n ?15 0 15
Lv Alston :. ..:<.
hv lint SprlngiUi 50
Lv Asln \ ibo 8 25
I,v 1 londoi'Honvillo 0 h">
Lv t 'htt Hock fi
hv Saluda ii 62
hv Tryon 10 3i?
r,\ Hpartanburg ll .'>.>
Lv I nion 1 pi
Ar Alston S IO !' 15
" Colnmliia 125 lt) 10
" Augusta !. io
?iDally, JDaily oxe.-pt tfnudny.
Sol. I Ians, Traillo Manager.
I?. ('ardwoll, his. P. Agent.
.las. h. Taylor, < lon. Pass. Ano"1
Thc Ssalc of South Carolina.
County of Laurens.
( 'ot KT OK COMMON PI.HAS.
h. Wit*, I. Wit*, W, T. I
Riddler nnd S. It. Trogoll- I
ASH, doing buslnoss uudor I
tba til nt naine of Wit/., |
liiodlnr (VC'o., IM nt nt ill', ;. Summons
John W. bott lind C. h.
li hike as ass ?mice of W.
11. ( lilkorson, I lofundants J
To tho Defendant-. John W. Dolt and
C. L. Fl ko as nsslguoo of \V. ll. Uilkor
Yon sro hon hy sumii onod and ro?
quired lo snswor ile- eomplalnt lu this
adi.?n, which ls tiled lu Ihoollteoof Iho
Clerk of ( 'on rt of ( 'on ti non Pions, for tho
said county, and lo sci vc a copy of your
nnswor lo tin- said complaint mi iho
subscribers Al tliolrofllon at Laurens C.
H., South Carolina, within twenty davs
nf tor th.- service horoof, exclusive ol th.
?hiv of sti.lt service; tnt.I if you fail to
answer tin- complaint within the lime
aforesaid, tho plaintiffs In lids action
Will apply to the court tor the i chef (lo
mnndod m t ho complain!.
tinted JllllO 1 'th, A. I). I SSS.
I Seal j O. W. Hil IC LL, e. c. e. P.
JOHNSON .V RICH BY,
To tie- absent Defendant, Jolm \\ .
'fake notice, Timi tin- complaint In
I his act ion was lil, .1 i n t ne ofllCO of the
Clerk ' of lin- Court of Com
mon Pions In thc Cou nf v of Laurens, lu
Ibo Hinte nf Sou th Cnrofl un, on t itu Gill
day of March, ixxs.
JOHNSON A ItlCIIKY.
pial i tl IPs Attornoys.
Liuiroii-i S.e., .lime ls, 1888,
NOT I CK!
Th* painting <>f th,, con H house will
ht t<> thc lo ives! blddor on Tm Bdny tho
?lili of July 1888. According lo spool fi
ontieni. AH bids must bo prosoniod,
sealed, to C. M . Miller, clerk, or lo cith
er oh" <>f t he County Coininhtioncrs on
or by July tho2lAtll o'clock A.M. nt
thu ottioo of County Commissioners L. c.
II. At lin- Clerk's ollieo can bc found
ibo Aforesaid spoolfloAtlons.
.1 A M ns UKI. t.,
Obr H. c. c.b. c.
" '- - 1 ' ? - ? i 1 ? . m '
Di D.L. Anderson
Oilers bis services to the citizens ot
Laurens. Oflleo on South Street
Dr. B. E. HOLCOMBE,
Fine Tooth Brashes, Tooth -Powders,
And Dh STA i, CU !.', \V I NC (H'M,
per .-I cnn H l nu tho TKKTH , pre
vent lng decay and purifying ttio breath.
sh and Savo Mciey.
ruction lo nil customers. Wo ox
> AT MK AL, VINEGAR
3KING.TOBACCO, TRAS, &c.
lb, you will bc snrptlscd. I'owdor
ami Traces, Salt, by tho oordoad.
)il ami many other things, too muu
s>d Quick Sales."
OS., nm! save money? Timos nre
i tho emergencies ol' tho times by
5 TO SUIT THE TIMES
i ray it Sullivan.
Tbe ? Old Reliable"
SWB The Front.
Wo .oxtotid lluinksj^to our frlonds for
hoir generous support through thu fall
nul winlor, mid propose, hy clono buy*
nj:, dos,' selling, and ll rut-el ass gurus to
aorit a contlnuanen of tho same.
Thc "ono-tonth" has grown largely
md wo propose lo gol eur legitimate
diam of tho trade by sticking (dose io
honbnvo procopls, Wo have a full lino
d* gooda usually fun ntl In air si class
I a rd wa re Stole, Those i o need ol'a Ka
loe, pair Scissors or a pock ot Knits
ihoilld call oil us and get one of the ulou
Now i-; the Unto to paint your house?,
.riees and quality ima ran teed.
( Sol estimules m tho host ti nd ehoap
.st fem e on t ho market.
Superior horse and nullo sim s, willoh
ve uoiiei he pleased to pr lou te our i nor
If yoi! Wlint a crain eradle, tjy tho
Moah Pei ry."
I'onlnglon sido harrow going like bot
abes; I ry t hom?
All owners ol' lino Hoofs should natl
iud see how their old roofs eau l>'-<nado
is good as now and tho now onas omi bo
?rovented from over g'.'owlng old, nt u
('allon mo beforo buying your cook
iloves. (tun mal.eil lo your filterest,
TOBACCO A NPKOl ALTY.
,\'e are Agonis for Duponts celebrated
th amt llblSlllIK powder, l'an suppl y
moioluiut friends nt factory prleos.
Whulosalo und liotall ll ir il ware s toro
PAT? J ULY P.! IBM.
nA VI NU opened out a full Imo of
Jewelry, Watches, Clocks, ?tc, WO
es Kiel fill ly solicit a share of public pat
onago, ina stock is ibo most completo
ll this SOOtoii and wilt lio sold at aston
shingly low prlOOSi
Od REPAIRING to
Vo make a Specialty of Repairing, and
guaranlco all work done in a noat
?md satisfactory nuinnor. All
work warranted I your.
.; 'Call al Ibo store loom of Wt II. Oil?
: C. T. MASON'S : SON. :.
LAURENS, S. C.
'". ? ? j, -r!
?ort ltoynl.M Western Carolin
Kuli way Com jinny.
in ? licet April H, ISMS.
Time 76th Mei iduin, same as lt. A 1).
t. lt, time.
Coing Sont h.
.eave Anderson 1020pm ;700ain
iOnve rt part nu burg 'jon ji m
lOnvo Oroenvillo 1236 pin tlo00 a m
lOnVO hiiurens * I 42 p io
.enve i ?reenwi.od *?28 p ni
.eave McCoi uiick ?7 014 pin tl SA pm
ir'vo Augusta ?0 20 Dill ' - I . p m
lOhyo Augusta *rMuti\
.. ave M iCormlok ?1001 a in fia 18p m
.cavo i ?reen wood u11 ll u ni
ir've (Iroenvlllo f000 a m
ir'vo Spartaiilnirg -'2 ll) p in
ir'yo Anderson tec. pm tioso'pm
haily, t haily ex,a pt Sunday. pSun
I*V sunday train I on YOI Andoraou at
a m und returns at 1 10 p m.
lommels with tinin io and from Creon?
.oed, hann us rind Npurtnnhurir.
Connection* nt Aiiguata with Honr?la,
louth Carolina and Central I tail road?,
it Hpnrtanbiirg with A ? C Air I iou mid
isla ville A- riparian burg H. lt.
Tieke's u Halo to all pointa ut i brough
ates, r?agi?iigi'chcekeil lo ih-atlnallen.
W. J CHA IO, A. ft. P, A.
WW ?TA UH, Hupt. Augusta Ci?.
?" '" ..' ? 1 . -'.i-.-LsgB
Tho building of a hrldgn noroaa Kahlin
?rsele at Oooufflon't Pao to ry win bo let
i> the lowest bidder en '.ho 20th day of
illy Inst, nt h! o'clock M. nt <Joodj|lon'l
'alitorv, according to tho apecitleallona
reseated on tho letting of said brittne,
l illi tho pl lvillige Of ohjeetlng to ?ny
JAM KN hi; bli
uly 8, Chr. a, o, c. i., o