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LAUBENS. 8. O., Aug. 8, 1893.
A civil case that excited somo Interest
was tried In the court house before W.
W. Kennedy and ?Jury. Tbe plaintiff
was the Olobo Phosphate Company, of
Columbia, 8. C, against a farmer on a
note given for fertilisers. The defend
ant pleadod that tbe stuff was not good
and tbat tho consideration for tbe note
bad failed. Tbe Jury found for the
plaintiff. It Is probable tbo ease will be
W. Dorrob Ferguson suddenly disap
peared yesterday morning. lie wore a
slato colored hat, rose colored scarf, gray
coat and vost, a shirt which bad been
blue la Its early youth, blue striped
trousers and aboes of a gloomy black.
Ho stated that he expects to purchase a
duster in Ashevlllo. He Is supposed to
havoboardod tbe Spartauburg train aud
pretondoJ to some ot bis pal? that be
ox|>o '.tod to go to Chicago. It could not
bo ascertained whethor or not he bad
any monoy. As some of his oreditors
wore at tho dopot he refused to say.
Cold and Silver.
Tho old and reliable house or J. O. C.
Fleming A Co. advertlso tho colobrntod
"Gold aud Silver''shirts in anotber col
umn and mention bosdes they have a
full supply of turnip soed of tho best
A Fox Chaso at Idthla.
Tho guests at Harris Llthla will be en
tortalnod Thursday noxt with a drag
race. "Ovor the bills and far away" in
a soml-oirclo of two or throo miles around
tho hotel a splondld pack of twonty fivo
hounds will run.
The ohase may be soon and hoard from
Hurled with His Fathers.
Mr. Airon Visanska, father of Mr. J.
M. Visanskn, ot this city, died in Jeru
salem, Palestine, on the 4th of July, aged
87. Ho was a citizen of Poland and a
truck fanner by profession. In 1878 he
wont to Jerusalem and thoro spent the
roinainlng y.iars of his lire In holy pre
paration for tho ilual summons from his
County Tonchors' Institute.
Tho announoomentof tho Institute, up
pears in a not lie r column. Prof. Hnghos,
who has boon seloctod to conduot it is
otio of tho foromost educators of the
State, and will havo ablo assistants.
One city should give the teacors a
warm wolcome. Arangomonts havo
been made to sccuro choap rates of hoard.
IT any or our citizens can accommodato
a toacher or two, at tholr homos, inform
Mr. 0. L. Flke, of numbor and prico.
Honth of Mrs. Mary Nosh, Sr.
Mrs. Mary Nash, Sr., died July 28th
at tho residonoo of K. O. Nash, Laurons
county, at the advanced age of 84 years
and l month. She loaves throo sons and
four daughtors to mourn her departure.
Thoy aro as follows: Mrs. ElisaMoares,
Mrs. Carrio llowman, noo Deck, Walter
Nash, W. Ed Nash, It. G. Nash, Mrs.
Jane McKolvoy, Mrs. Lou Modlock.
Mrs. Lizzie Dock, another daughter
wont before somo yoars ago. Her hus
band and tho father or these children,
Miles Nash, prt.ccdod her to tho gravo
twenty-soven years to tho day.?Oreon
At Harris Llthla.
Those of tho younger population or
Laurcns, who aro on pluasuro bont took
advantage or tho dnnco given at Harris
liithia Spring ou Wednesday OVening
in ordor to obtain their heart's desire?
namely, plenty of dancing at a nico
place, with inspiring music, and in short
a good time gonorally. About II f toon
couples aud various stags composed tho
Laurons, party, which was chaperoned
by Mrs. Killingsworth and Mrs. L. W.
It is quito a delightlul oxporionce tot
drive down to Llthla and ono chlor
oharm about it is to anticipate tho warm
welcomo suro to bo oxtendod by the
mo3t accomodating and kindly of hosts
and tho good cheer of a vory substan
tial ordor which always follows.
Tho hotel is lull ot guests, many or
whom participated in tho Gorman, which
was decidodly pleasant. At about II
o'clock an intormisslon was granted for
refreshments, but it was not a lengthy
one for the moments were too precious to
bo thus spent as everyone realized that
all tho accessories which make dancing
what it is, the most pleasant of
amusements, wero supplied them. At
ah.mt ono it was necessary to broak
ranks as tho visiting party wished to
roach homo in tiino to have at least a
spico or tholr morning nap. Whon good
byo timo camo evoryono said of course
that they had tho very best time they
had ovor had but tho thing which was
not or course was that they meant it.
Laurons joins with tho rest of tho
world In voting Llthla not only a resort
woll suited to tho sick bju^a vory havon
or dolights to pleasure ^okors.
- *iong tho crowd|\f guests socking
health and amusement by a stay at. the
Spring aro Major and Mrs. L. T. Izlar
and Mrs. M. E. Izlor, Mrs. A. L. Buist,
Col. and Mrs. W. H. Hunt, Mrs. Prank
Evans, Mrs. P, N. Baxtor, Miss Josle
Korshaw, Miss Lolla Shannon, Mrs. P.
C. Gaillard, Mr. and Mrs. J.Y. Culbroatb,
Miss F. B. Ellorbo, District Attorney
W. Porry Murphy, Dr. J. N. Walker, Dr.
O. B. Mayer, L. P. Moore, W. E. Ellerbe,
E. S. Wort/., Miss L. Allwarden, Mra.
John W. Folk, Miss Carrio Boyd, and J.
liow Ilntos to Chicago.
A gonornl reduction of rates to the
World's Fair by the Rlohmond ?fc Dan
ville ltailroad. *
Tho Kich moml.V Danville Railroad has
issued a circular to all its agonts oft'oo
tivo July 26th making tbe World's Fair
rales about flvo dollars less for the round
trip than heretofore. This rate will be
gratifying to tho many patrons of the
groat systom, and as a furthor ovidonce
that thoy are always given advantago of
tho vory lowest rates available.
Tho Richmond A Danvillo is a first
class passenger line and its agonts are al
ways ready und glad to provido tickets
to all points at tho very lowest possiblo
i .oo,11 Advertisements.
A largo line ol the celebrated Bulst's
Turnip Heed fust In at the Drug Store
umier tho Ben-Dolla Hotel.
it you aro suffering from head-acho,
loss ot appetite ami weakness, try a oase
nf Glonn Springs water and you will feel
bettor. For salo by Kennedy Bros.
Best Cots cigar on earth, and the flnost
line or smoking and ohewing tobacco to
bo had at Burdette's undor Bon-Delia
A flno Huo of handkerchief oxlracts
ehoioh perfumery, at Burdott's, undor
Glenn Springs water Is specially good
for all kidney and bladder troubles. It
will romove stone from the bladder In a
Iontlo and spoody manner. For sale by
To Rrnt:?Bakery In the roar of Col.
Ball's bulldmg. Apply to W. W. Ball.
THIS IS GOS H P.
The Minute? of the Week In Lsureni
?What we ?11 Say ami Ho--Your
Friend'* Name In Print.
Congressman Shell has appointed hie
?on, F. C Shell, hla private secretary.
Col. H. Ruckor, of Columbia, was in
Mrs. Lucy Boyd and Miss Lulu Pitts
have gons to Saluda.
Dr. Win. K tot hurt has returned from
Miss Lllla Johnson, of Nowborry, is
visiting Mrs. T. E. Todd.
Mr. Jas. Clark Is at homo from A*he
vllle, N. C.
Mrs. Cade, of Nashville, Tenn is visit
iug Mrs. S. L. Prlerson.
Mr. J. Duuk Adama of Piedmont, was
In town last week.
Charles H. Henry, of the Greonvlllo
Nows, was in town Friday.
Mr, Arthui Traynhatn, of Atlanta, is
visiting his uncle, Col. J. H. Traynhatn.
Miss Ellen Gordon, of Anderson, is
visiting Mrs. Friorson.
Miss Prince, or Anderson, and Miss
Fouehe, ol Abbeville, are visiting Mrs.
R. 11. Bell at her homo noar the city.
Mr. Johnson of tho Atlanta Journal,
the leading aftornoon paper of the South,
was in town Friday.
Attorney William U. Eyles, of Colum
bia, was in tho oity during last week
Miss Isabol Kennedy, of Charleston, Is
on a visit to hor fathor, Mr. W. W.
Piospoot school will close with an ex
hibition Friday night, Aug. 11th. Every
body Is cordially Invited to attend.
Mr. J.N. Wright has returned from
Paris Mountain, where bo has bet n for
Mr. E. G. Sltgreavos and family havo.
returned to Laureos to live. They aro
heartily welcomed "homo" again.
Miss Pet Moore, of Meridian, Mississ
ippi, Is visiting Mr. W. H. Msrtln's fain
Mr. and Mrs. D. G. Ituckmau, of Staun
ton, Va., are visiting their parouts and
friends of Lnurens and vicinity.
Senator Irby and his private socrotary,
Mr.Tigbe, returned to Washington Suu
day. Congrosstnan Shell relumed Sat
W. W. Ball, oditor of the Advertiser,
has roturned from Columbia whoro bo
has been lor throo weeks at work, tem
porarily, on the Columbia Stato.
Senator Fuller has gono to Kock Hill
to attond a mooting of tho board of trus
tees of the Woman's Industrial and Nor
Trayubam .V Dial's handsome block
on the south si Jo of tho public squaro
now nearlng completion adds greatly to
the city's good looks.
Mrs. W. F. Young gavo a mostdolight
ful recoptlon on Tuosday evoulng last in
honor of her frlond Miss Razor, ot
Tho rosldouco of Dr. and Mrs. W. C.
Irby on Irby Hill was the seouo of a bril
liant and delightful rocoption tendered
Thursday evoniug to tbo M Uses Glenn,
of Nowborry, who aro visiting tbo Missos
Irby. Most of tbo young society people
ot the town were present and tho occas
ion was ono of unusual pleasuro nnd
A Little Unpleasantness.
Mr. W. T. McElroy came to tho Ad
vertiser oflico Monday afternoon and
roquosted tho publication of tho follow
"Mr. R. L. Irby, deputy sheriff, canto to
mo thla morning In a tbroatoning man
ner and said to me In Shumate & (Jar
rett'a store: 'McElroy, you havo boon
writing a #ood deal about Uncle John
(meaning John Irby) and I havo come
to toll you that I hold you personally
rosponsiblo If you write anything morn
about him.' I said nothing In reply for
I scarcely knew tho gentleman. He
again ropoatod tho same thing, holding
a stick In a threatening attitude and 1
said to him, 'Sir, I have nothing against
you, but will uso my own pleasure' Ho
then wont off. This Is what occurred in
tho prosenco Of several gentlemen."
W. T. McElroy.
A gent Ionian who was present informs
us that Mr. Irby had a small stick, but
made no offer to strike Mr, MoElroy.
He could not say whothor or not Mr.
Irby "drow" the stick upon Mr. McEl
When in need of soaps, toilets, colo
gne?, etc., don't fail to call at tho Drug
Storo undor the Bon-Delia Hotol, and
you will bo troated right.
Will you suffer with Dyspopsla and
Liver trouble whon Glenn Springs
water will cure you. You can get it at
A large and select line ot Patent Mod
loines, Blood Puriilors, Tonics, Etc., at
?rices to suit those tunes, at tho Drug
tore under tho the Den- Del la Hotol.
Go to J. O, C. Fleming ?fe Co's. for
Wood's Porfeot Preserving Powdor, for*
preserving Apples, Peacbos, Poars,
Plums, Chorrles and fruit of every kind.
Also, Vogotablos such as Corn, Beans,
Tomatoos, Poas, Ah. Porfoctful harm
less, and guaranteed a genuine preserva
Ono packago will bo suiindent to covoi
about 0 gallons of Fruit, Etc. Prlco 25
For pure fresh Druga of evory kind
call on H. P. Burdotlo at tho Drug Storo
under tbo linn-Deila Rot?l.
Your Summer Vacation!
Where to go! Tho World's Fair!
How to got Louisville and Nashvlllo
Wh6li 'ogo! l.'-ave Atlanta W. ?t A.
R. R. 10 i. in., 2:15 p. m., 8;20p. m.
Anivo Chioago 8:53 a. m., 4:30 p. m.,
9:30 p. m.
Less than 28 hours to Chicago.
Solid Vestloule Trains. Another fea
ture and advantage by tho Louisville
and Nashvlllo Lino are variable routes,
stop over privileges and ohanco to visit
For tickets and other Information ad
Fnsn D. Bush,
DIR. Pas. Agt. L. A N. R. R , No. 86 Wall
St., Atlanta, Ga* r.> im
Ayer's Hair Vigor Is cleanly,
agreeable, beneficial and safe. H
Is the most elegant and the most
economical of toilet preparations.
By Its i)8e ladies can produco an
abundaat growth of hair, causing
it to bocomo natural in color, lustre,
"Tho Useless Hoip30 of Jjords"
is the title of an article written by
Justin McCarthy, M. P., that will
appear In tho August number of
the North American Ho view,
Shall We Have a Dispensary.
A petition for the appointment of Q.
M. Langs ton as County Dispenser has
been Mod in the Clerk's office. The
names are given below.
The list contains 55 namos. Of these
21 are white and 84 colored. Among
the latter is G. T. Jennings, who Is
now under sentence of doa'.h f?r mur
The county board or control will meot
Mossrs. Johnson and Rlchey repre
senting parties who will oppose the es
tablishment* of a dispensary have askod
in writing to be heard by the board. They
claim that the board Is a quasi court,
and should hold open sessions, that tho
petition of Mr. Laugston does not con
tain a majority of the freehold voters
ot tho town and that it has several
signers whose namos aro not entitled
to be on It. A list containing the names
ot 74 white freo holders and a Tow colorod
ones whose names are not on tho peti
tion Is also given below.*
People who live in Laurcns know that
tbo latter list is nearly If not altogethor
accurato. With tho present showing it
will bo Impossible to establish a Dispen
sary hero without violating tho spirit of
liesi<los Messrs. Johnson and Hichoy,
Sonator A. C. Puller, j. II. O'Doll, Capt.
John Moore, W. L. Gray,C. W. Tune and
others aro actively intorosting them
solvos In opposition to tbo dispensary
Hero is a list of tho signers:
j S Hlx. < Ires w'II'. Arlington,
s O Leake, Max Zarek,
j M MoCarloy, j T Crows,
j D Mock, G II Hoyd,
B M Riddle, II F Taylor,
JLM Irby, Thus. McCoy,
II K Gray, A R Sullivan,
R C Watts, Jno P Tuokor,
M L Bullock, T B Crows,
j II Garrison, M II Fowler,
j M Rlddlo.
C M Mills, John Blackstocks,
Noah Minims, Win II Ab rams,
I-ige MoMorris, G B Franklin,
John MoMorris, Abram I i unter,
('has Duckett, Ed Davis,
8eat Woodruff, C H Harper,
Tumor Jones, A F Bonds,
Ham Woody, G T Jennings,
W F Gray, Tom Crisp,
Frank Monolleld, Wash Anderson,
Cauloy Garlington, Drato Shol),
Noah McCoy, Cappor Watts,
E Woody, Bov Scott,
Pink Loo|>y, Harrison Hunter,
Shad rack Jamos, Sam Rice,
Sam Patterson, Jack Williams.
Hillary Woody, S C Sattorwhlto.
The following 1? a list Of non-signers:
J W?ido Anderson, C C Foathorstoue,
B W Ball, j O C Fleming,
S P Babb, C L Flko,
W W Ball, J W Fowler,
Dr J A Bnrksdale, H B Grittou,
C D Barksdalo, D P Goggans,
j Auk Barksdalo, W II Garrott,
W D Barksdale, WLGray,
A W Bramlett, Augustus Huff,
C B Bobo, W H Hammond.
S 8 Boyd, R II Hudgons,
LG Balle, WO Irby.
E M Caiue, W A Jamioson,
W P ChildreSS, JT Johnson,
S P Childress, W W Jones,
N B Dial, Ii Koppel,
W II Dial, W S Knight,
A V Eichelberger, C E Kennedy,
.1 A Franks, T D Lake,
j W Ferguson, j \V Denk,
j A Lockwood, Toliver Robortson,
W II Martin, W R Ricboy,
j R Minter, P A Simpson,
F P McGoWan, JP Simpson,
U 1) Moseloy, II Y Simpson,
A M Moseloy, L W Simkins,
J R Moselov, J II SMlllvan,
J C OwiOgS, T E Todd,
J D Pitts. j VV Todd
J j Pluss, S C Toud,
B F Po3ty, BE Taylor,
J H Power, j II Traynhatn,
J J Roland, C W Tune,
j M Robertson, j M Vlsauska,
R Kobortson, W A Watts,
Lewis Robortson, 13 II Wilkos,
Ooo F Young, R II Yoargin.
Misses Ella and Fannie Roland
and Miss Pauline Auderson, of
your town who havo been visiting
at this placo returned homo last
Mr. J. Q. MahafFey, of Texarkana,
Texas, is visiting relatives and
friends at this placo now. His
many friends are glad to seohim.
Mr. V. A. White is having lum
ber sawed to finish off Iiis dwelling.
Ho will also make some additions
to it which will add greatly to tho
appearance as well as to tho com
fort of it.
The picnic at this place on Fri
day last was very well attended.
Tho following gentlemen delivered
addresses, Messrs. O. G. Thompson,
W. B. Stoddard, J. H. O'Dell, O. H.
Roper and J. Q. Mahaffey was Just
getting in a good way when tho
rain interfered and the crowd had
There aro several cases of fever
around this place, nono serious
Mr. A. C. Owings had tho misfor
tune to lose a tenant house last
week by Are. It was insured for
$100 in tbo Farmers' Mutual Insu
rance Co. On Dit.
The first and most important dot
this morning is our sick people. A
great deal of sickness in this com
munity at present?fever is tho gen
eral complaint. At Owings'Station
two miles from this placo about
eight or ten cases of fever, We
cannot account for so much typhoid
fever on the ridge,
The protractod meeting just clos?
ed here was very interesting.?
About ten Joined; all coming from
tho Sunday School, ono by lottor.
Tho Ministers seemed to do their
whole duty; In fact I don't think I
ever saw brothers Shell and Ander
son more in earnest.
Miss Suo Cox, a charming young
lady of Williamston, is visiting Mr.
W. Y. Simmons. Also, Miss Cloo
Patton, of Clinton, and Miss Nan
nie Smith, of your town aro visi
tors in our community.
Miss Bessie Walts spoilt last
weok with Misses Lula and Mattio
Wo can say all tho young ladies
mado very warm friends during
their stay, and will look forward to
the lime with pleasure when they
all como back again.
If ihoro is any county in the
State that can head this one for hot
controversies between public offic
ials (politically I mean) lot him
?'riso up thimble,"
Mr. Aaron Cannon is again nt
homo from Spartanburg much Im
proved in health wo hope.
Of course It is proper to inquire
about what any man says, Is It
Tho most rigid Investigation Is
invited Into the testimonials pub
lished In behalf of Hood's Sarsapa
rilla. Special attontion Is called
to tho high character of tho porsons
whose testimonials aro published
by the proprietors of this medicine,
us evidenced by tholr occupations
or Indorsements. In fact, no mat
tor wbero a testimonial In holialf
of Hood's Sarsaparilla may bo
from, it Is reliable and as worthy
your conftdonco as it It camo from
your most trusted neighbor.
Rain in abundance.
Crops are thriving and promis
Mr. W. B. Compton, the indefati
gable music teacher is teaching a
church school of, vocal music at
Warrior with about ouo hundred
attendants. They surely will re
ward him with success.
The protracted meeting at War
rior closed Sunday night,80th Inst.,
28 being received into the church,
4 by letter and 24 upon profession
of their faith in Jesus Ohrist.
Those enterprising merchants, I?.
E. Burns A Co. aro enlarging their
dry goods store.
Mr. J. D. Mills is king on raising
watermelons. He has them weigh
ing 60 lbs.
Allen Templeton, a colored far
mer, has the uncomonost peas ever
seen in these parts, thoy measure
from 24 to 28 inches in length.
Nothing of goneral interest is
transpiring in our vicinity.
Tho health Is good except J. O.
Hums who has been very ill for
the past few days. It is the right
time to be love sick. Never mind
Jim, tho singing will bogin again
in a few days.
Sinco our last wo havo had a
vory severe hail storm which has
dono considerable damage to the
crops. Corn in some parts is liter
ally dostroyed and tho prospoct for
a cotton crop is not flattering.
Mrs. T. J. Cooper, of Ekom, is
very III of typhoid fevor, also the
infant of Mr. and Mrs. W. I. Box.
The protracted mooting at Pop
lar Springs is over and we feel that
great good has bcon accomplished.
Owlngsvillo crossed bats with
the Powder Spring nine on the
latter's ground Saturday before
the fifth Sunday in July. The score
resulted 21 to 12 in favor of Owings
Mrs. J. A. Cooper is no bettor
and there is not much hope of her
Plonty of rain in this section and
tho crops are looking well.
Capt. Shell is having an elegant
Mr. A. II. Martin is rebuilding
tho barn that was destroyed by Are
a few weeks ago.
Mr. A. Beppard and his son, Sam,
have gone to the mountains on a
Mr?. Sallio Browning md daugh
ter havo returned to their homo in
Mrs. Annie Qreer is vory sick at
Health of the community is very
B. A. J.
Congressman Shell Interrogated?He
Defines Ills Position.
Saudis, S. C, Aug. 3.?A largo
and cuthtisiastic meeting of tho
sub-Alliance of Sardis was held to
day. A largo crowd was in attend
ance. Several prominent speakers
Col. I). P. Duncan made a strong
speech in favor of the Alliance, and
explained tho workings of tho Ex
change in Columbia.
After a fine dinner had boon
served Congressman Shell spoke.
His speech was well reoeived and
was to tho point.
At tho tlie conclusion of Mr.
Shell's remarks Mi. S. M. Duncan
came forward and propounded the
following question to Mr. Shell,
which ho answered:
Duncan: Do you still consider
Ben Perry a Reformer and is ho
not supporting Butler against Till
man, and can you endorse him for
official position against a Refor
Shell: I am not Ben Perry's kee
per. I endorsed him because lie
was my friend in 185)0 and 1802. I
havo never went in person and
asked for his appointment,
Duncan: Havo you been advis
ing tho people to let politics alono
and attend to their farms?
Duncan: Aro you using your in
fluence in tho interest of Tillman,
and do you intend to actively en
gage in tho coming campaign
against Butler, and have you been
advising a division in tho party?
Shell: Tillman knows whero I
stand, ask him. No, I have not ad
vised a division in tho party, nor do
I Intend to engage in the next cam
paign. I havo already stated that
when my congressional term ex
pires I will retire to private life
and spend my fow remaining years
with my family in peace and quie
Duncan: Do you expect to give
your influence to tho Reform ad
ministration, to (he exclusion of
your personal friends among tho
Sholl: No, I don't, Wherever I
havo a personal friend who Is an
anti, and I know him to be quali
fied, I will endorse him with pleas
Tho meeting broke up with every
body In a pleasant mood. There
havo been splendid rains here and
tho crops aro much improved
W. J 8,
Two important articles on "Tho
Financial Situation" will appear in
tho August number of tho North
American Roviow. Tho first is by
tho Comptroller of tho Currency,
Hon. James H, Kekel.;, who is to
writo on MTho Present Crisis," and
the second, by Governor Ponnoyor,
of Oregon, will bo ontitlod "After
tho Four Hundred Years? What?"
When tho hair begins to fall out
or turn gray, the scalp needs doc
toring, and we know of no bettor
specific than Hall's Vegetable **?
ciiian Hair H?nower,
^Prohibition In England" Is tho
subject of a papor by Sir Wilfrid
Lawson, M. P, tho well-known En
glish tomperanco advocate, that
will appear in tho North American
Roviow for August.
Walter Bridges, Athens, Tenn.,
writes: "For six years 1 had been
afllictod with running sores, and
an enlargement of tho bono in my
leg. I tried everything I hoard
without any pormanont benoflt
until Botanic Blood Balm was rec
ommended to me. After using
six bottles tho sores healed, ami I
am now In hotter health than 1
havo ovor boon. I send this testi
mony unsolicited, because I want
others to be boneflttcd."
Children Cry for pTtchRIVsIasTORIA.
Comity Sunday School Convention.
The Fifteenth Annual Convention (In
terdenominational) of the Laurena Coun
ty Sunday Schools held its session with
Liberty Springs Church, Cross 11 ill,
July 24th and 27th.
The following schools wero well repre
Bathabara, Bethel, Bethlehem, Brew
erton, Bramlett's, Clinton (Baptist),
Clinton (Methodist), Cross Hill.(Bap
tist), Cross Hill OI>thodigt), Cross Hill
(Presbyterian), Chestnut Ridge, Dial's,
Laurens (Baptist), Laureus (Methodist),
New Prospect, Princeton, Soule's Chap
el, Sulphur' Springe, Head Springs,
Green Pond, O'Doll's, Sardis, Pine Bluff,
Mountville, Rose Dale, Patterson's Chap
el, Jacksonville, Graycourt, Lisbon, Wa
There may have been a few schools
represented at the Convention that are
not roported above. If bo, the Secretary
failed to get the names of such .schools.
Tho Convention was opened by devo
tional exercises at 10:30 o'clock A. M.,
by Capt. John Moore.
Greetings to tho Convention wero cor
dially extended to the delegates and
visitors by Dr. E. T. McSwain. Re
sponse on behalf of tho Convention by
C. L. Fike.
Tho President of tho Convention, Jas.
M. Hudgons, being absent, Capt. John
Moore was elected temporary Chairman
and W. P. Turnor, Secretary.
The President's 'annual address was
B. F. Lanford, the Treasurer, being
absent made his report through C. L.
Fike. Report was received.
A committeo of throe, Dr. E. T. Mc
Swain, J. H. Copoland and A. B. Barks
dale, were appointed by tho Chairman
to nominate officers for the ensuing year.
This committee, after duo deliberation,
submitted the following names, which
were unanimously elected:
President, W. T. Austin; 1st Vice
President, J. A. P. Moore; 2d Yice-Pres
klent, George P. Martin; 3d Vico-Pres
idont. J. P. Turner; Secretary, J. S. Ma
chen ; Taeasurer, W. P. Turner; Statis
tical Secretary, C. L. Fike.
Placo of next Meeting?J. L. Boyd,
J. H. Copeland, E.B. Bolt.
Finance?C. G. Anderson, II.t L. Ma
chen, J. L. Simpson.
Resolutions?C. It. Wallace, W. L.
Bryson, R. J. Taylor.
The first subject on the programme
"Unity in Christian Effort," was well
discussed by the assigned speaker, C. R.
He said thoro was never a time when
Christian unity was so pressingly need
ed as now, and cited many reasons for
it. Among tliem ho spoko of anarchy
and communism as they exist at the
North, the Roman Catholic churches
trying to dictate the corriculum in the
Tho afternoon session was opened
witli prayer by Rev, Melvin Shell,
"Proppr Preparation of tho Lesson"
was well discussed by tbo following
brethren: Mulvin Shell, J. H. Wasson,
John Moore, A. M. Hass-dl.
"Work of the Stato Sunday School
Ascociation" was reported by C, R.
Wallace, A. M. Hassel), W. T, Austin
and J. S. .Milchen,
The last State Sunday School Associa
tion at Abbeville was ono of unusual in
terest and importance.
The evening session of tho Conven
tion, at 8 o'clock, was opened by devo
tional exercises by Dr. Williams Wrigkt,
after which addresses on "Missionary^
Work in our Sunday Schools" were de
livered by Brothers Melvin Shell,>Gus
11 ohnes and A. M. ilasscll.
Tho next subject, "Temperance .Work
in the Sunday Spools," was an address
to bo delivered by Rev. W. A. Belts, hut,
ho being absent, a synopsis of his spsdeh
was read to the-?qjAventiotrby'lr. Wright
Nash, which was a very pointed and in
teresting paper on tills sublect.^.MessrB.
Nash and Sheli^lssWrilule interesting
talks on tho subject.
At 9:30 Rev. A. M. Ilasscll conducted
a Bible Reading on tho subject, Prayer,
secret, breathed, opened, elc.; nnd all
who had Bibles were requested to fako
part in these interesting and profitable
As Rev. J. W. Shell, who was to give
a "Normal Bible Lesson," was absent
J. S. Machen was requested to conduct
this feature of tho Sunday School work.
Miss Mary L. Yeargin made a very
interesting talk indeed to tho Conven
tion, ller talk waq potent of much good
advico to tho young men and women,
and their relation to the church, Sunday
School and society.
The topic, "Improving Opportunities
of To-Day," was discussed by tho as
signed speaker on tho programme, J.
Wright Nash. His speech, though
unavoidably short, displayod much
thought on tho subject, and the great ne
cessity of grasping opportunities to do
good boforo they past, nnd were gone
"The Sabbath Question" was zealous
ly and earnestly discussed by C. l\. Ro
per nnd W. T. Austin
Miss tytvry Veargtn was asked to re
cite "Creeds of tho Church Bells" for
the benefit of the Convention. She dis
played tho truo art of an elocutionist,
and the audience was very much pleased
and delighted with her recitation. ,
After the reports of the different com
mittees tho following wero olepted as
tho Executivo Committee: Col. J. H.
Wharlon, J, W. Nash, Dr. Williams
Wright, 0. R. Wallace ami J, L, Simp
It was suggested thai ''^oafler the
Executivo Com.>.'';eo Be0 lho S|)Cftlicr8
DCIor** assigning HiO?l a subject or topic
on tho programme, and ascertain wheth
er or not they might be able to attend
Delegates to tho Stato Sunday School
Association?Col. J. II. Wharton, C. II.
Roper, J. W. Nash, 0. R. Wallace.
Alternates?Gus Holmes, J. M. Mnrff,
A. B. Barksdale, J. S. Machen.
('. L. Kike returned the thanks of tho
Convention to the church in which tho
Convention was held, to the community
for thoir very generous hospitality, to
the choir for its splendid music, nnd to
Miss Mary Yeargin for the beneficent
ontcrtainmcnt to tho Convention.
Such is only a brief report of the work
of lho last County Sunday School Con
vention, and the united efforts being put
forth by somo of her best Sunday School
workers of all denominations marching
side by side under tho banner of tho
groat Prince of Peaco, trying to oxtond
and perfect our Sunday School cause.
W. T. Austin,
J. S. Machsn, Soc'y.
Ii*'. . ??
On Sunday morning of May 7th
1893, the spirit of CoJ. Henry Wil
liam Gariington entered peacefully
into rest, after mauy months of
groat 8nfl'ering. Born in Laurens
village, November 12th, 1811, ho
endedaioug and usolul life well
beloved by his kindred and friends
and honored of all men. Brought
up in the old times ho was essen
tially a gentleman of the old school,
courteous in manner, hospitable at
his homo and honorable in ids deal
ings with his fellow mon. In early
manhood ho possessed much wealth
consisting of lands and slaves,
which ho managed with ability
and success. He was an ardent
patriot and haviug tho confldonce
of his people represented them in
the Stato Legislature and in the
councils at home. He throw his
whole soul In tho secession move
ment and was a member of the
convention which declared the
Stato separated from the Union.
Beady in spirit and moans, ho con
tributed without reserve to tho
Confedorato cause. Its fall was
disastrous to his fortune, but ho
lost more as surety to friends than
from debt of his own. At times be
fore tho war ho was to somo ex
tout interested in the mercantile
business and was onco president of
tho Laurens railroad. In cvory po
sition ho held ho w. s tho embodi
ment of honesty and fair dealing.
He was married four times and
had a numerous offspring who re
vere his name aud bless his mem
ory. Col, Uarlington came of bravo
and noble ?'.oc!' and many of tho
namo fill honored soldiers' graves,
Among them aro his two heroic
sons, John and Laurens, who fell
in battlo on tho fields of Virginia.
Col. Gariington was a true Chris
tian and pious man and for many
years a consistent member of the
Methodist Episcopal Church. Ho
lived a worthy example to his fel
low mon of purity and rectitude.
His Integrity of character was be
yond dispute. He dealt unto others
as ho would havo thorn doal unto
His last resting place is in the
cemetery of his native village in
the silent company of numerous
relatives and friends who have
gono before. Peace bo to thy ashes
dear relative and friend of many
years; one who was true indeed
and never found wanting. Best
free from tho pain and care of this
world and may the Almighty Giver
of every perfect gift, in whom It
was your delight to implicitly trust,
recieve your soul acceptable to the
reward of a good and faithful lifo
and may it bo a future existence of
everlasting and eternal joy and
B. H. T.
TO THE TEACHERS OF LAURENS
Tho County Board of Examiners have
arranged for a Teachers' Institute to bo
held at Laurens C. II. for two weeke,bo
ginning August 14th, under charge of
Prof. E. L. Hughes, of Greenville,,8. C,
with competent assistants. We urge ev
ery teacher and all others interested to
Efforts are being mado to secure board
at nominal rates. Tho .following plan
shows tho outline of,.,the work contem
T. J. DuOKBTT,
C. L. Kikk,
A. M. IIasski.i,,
/ ' County Board Examiners.
/' PROGRAM AN1> scoi'H OF WORK.
.Language: including Primary and ad
vanced Reading, Elocution,
,' (t.iidy of selections, technical
Grammar, Analysis, Compo
sition. Vocal music: Tower,
? Time, Pitch, study of rudi
? meats, exercises, intervals,
part singing, Expression.
'.History : Local history of Laurens, Lau
rens County, History of Colo
nial Times, South Carolina as
a State, American History,
the Study of Epoch,Historical
Outlines, Charts,etc., General
Mathematics: Mental,number contents.
rapid combinations, practical
examples,problems ; written?
Reading and writing numbers,
Operations, Fractions, Meas
ures, Percentage, .\nalysis.
Geography: Combinations of Sciences
jn Geography] Study of Dis
tricts, Townships, Counties,
State, Nation, World ; making
Maps, ('hart", (ilobes.
Manual Work: Writing, study of prin
ciples, analysis of letters, po
sition, combinations j drawing,
lines, figures, forms and solids
Reading, perspective, design
ing, sketching; making school
aparalup, models, papev work,
wcod work, physical exercises
interesting and instructive letters, <le
j bates ami entertainments at night. Spo
| cial addresses to pcoplo and school ti ns
tees on closing day,
Tho query box will ho a feature of each
j day's work. Tho exercises will bo bright,
full of variety and entertaining.
Sou?& Carolina ?olfcg?,
Columbia, S. C.
I The Session begins September
I 26th. Four Courses: Classical,
Literary, Scientific, and Law; with
elective studies in higher classes.
New Gymnasium. Well appoint'
1 ed Laboratories, Chemical, Physi
cal, Biological, Etc. Necessary
Expenses, from (145 to $310.
For further information address
Aug. b', V_3m.
BRIDGE TO LET
A Bridge across Ruhun Greek at
Anderson's Old Mill Vinco will be
let to lowest bidder on Friday 18th
August, inst., At 11 o'clock, ft, m,
A11 bids open to rejection. Con
tractor to give bond to secure his
R. P. a da IB,
0. It, 0. ('.
M. L. Bulluok, Clerk.
Aug. 1, 1808-81
To Road Overseers!
YOU are hereby ordered to work the
roads, as I he law requires, under your
charge, and put them in good order and
condition by 1st of September next. Af
ter that time tho roads will he inspected
and overy ono in default will bo dealt
with according to jaw. Now govern
By order of the Board :
(Signed) It. P. A DAI R,
Chairman Board C. 0. L. C.
M. L. BUM.0CK, Clerk.
The Sultan's Favorite.
The favorite wite of the present
Sultan of Turkey was onco a poor
fill, living in tho coal iuiues of
'ranee. Bho was a beautiful girl,
as she is now a beautiful woman,
and some charitable person founu
her occupation in a famous dress
making establishment in Paris,
where her superior intelligence
soon made her madame's most val
uable assistant and she was sent to
Constantinople with dresses or
dered by tho Sultan's mother.
Nothing moro was heard of her for
many yonrs, until a little inhrri
tanco was left her by a relative,
and notices were published askiug
for her whereabouts. In answer
to these notices a wonderful equip
age stopped at the door of the em
bassy aud the Sultan's wife stepped
down to declare herself the once
Flora Collin aud renounce the leg
acy in favor of her kindred, who
wero still poor. It was the old
story of love at first sight between
tho Sultun and tho beautiful mod
THE GREAT REMEDY
- FOR ALL BLOOD AND SKIN DISEASES -
Hn? Ixcn thoroughly tcsUnl by em
inent phyncwni Mid th? ix"0)>!<j
for 40 yrniK, and never [All. to
euro quickly und pcr.unneutly
SCROFULA. ULCERS, ECZEMA,
RHEUMATISM, PIMPLES, ERUPTIONS.
Mid .11 mnnnor of RATTNO, SPREADING r.ml
hunniso souks. Invariably rare in? mori
lo.itimonio blood atwMCji it plrecUon* arc fal
low S3. PrlCO tl l>tr DOtttO, 0 bottles for t.'s Xor
snlo by ilruKtf tow.
SEHT FREE vsuMfSsin,
BLOOD BALM CO., f.'.l&r.ir., ttfl
Ice, Ico! Ice!!
WHY will you suffer In this Hot
Weather when a N1CKEI, buys
5 LBS OE ICE.
100 lbs for 75 cents.
50 Ids for 40 cents.
And Smaller Quantities at One Cont
ALL THE COOLING DRINKS OF
THE SEASON AT OUR
Tho Freshest Fruit Flavors Usod.
NEXT DOOR TO THE POST OFFICE.
Is Life Worth Living?
'/hut Depends On
For more ills icsult from an Un
healthy Liver than any
When you are Bilious
When you are Constipated
When you ieel Dizzy
When you have Dyspepsia
When you have no Appetite
When your Skin is Sallow
When you arc Out of Sorts
No Pain?No Giui'Ks in Livku
A graduated medicine glass goes
free with each bottle.
LIVEK-A1D Cost Only 50 cts,
And It Cures You.
All of the above Manufactured by
HOWARD & WILLET DRUG COMPANY,
And Sold by
H. MARTIN and B. F. POSEY, Agents.
LAURENS, S. C.
Are very essential when a
person is ill and adulterat
ed medicines cannot possi
bly have the curative
powers like wholesome
DR. B. P. POSEY
keeps nothing but the best and
purest Drugs and Medicines
and people wanting anything
in my line will do well to call.
I also carry a large stock of
Toilet Articles, Stationery, Tobacca,
Cigars, Colognes, Toilet and
Laundry Soap and a hundred
ami one other things kept in
a Hrst-class Drug Store. I keep
of reliable houses constantly on
hand and sell them at reasonable
prices. Yours for mutual benefit,
Bo Wo F?SE?9
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DRUGGIST.
DR. W. H. BALL,
OFFICE OVER NATIONAL BANK, LAURENS.
Office Days?Mondays and Tuesday.
jVLuLst Have It.
The Famous Clothiers, Hatters and Shoers,
Are Cutting Prices
j Every Department.
CLOTHING, SHOES, HATS, SHIRTS, COLLARS,
Cuffs, Underwear, Ladies' Slippers.Etc.
Save money by trading with us. 10 per cent given I>;ick on Cash
purchases from June 22d to July ist Worth making.
f?t* Wc will allow a discount of 5 per cent on all accounts paid before
Money is needed at once and we are willing to pay those big prices
for it. This is a
and as it is a recognized fact that our prices have been rijdit in the past,
these prices make them VERY RIGHT.
Straw Hats without regard to COST. Udio8 and Chil
[**?''Red and Tan Shoes at HALF PRICE
3Dstvis7 Roper <&> Co
/ Famous Ciothing, Hat and Shoe Store.