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LAURENS? 8. O., Aug. 22, 1898.
Miss Loe Huir, a belle and popular fa*
vorite of Coronaoa, Abbeville county,
was married at Cross HUI on Saturday
last to Mr. Wert?, formerly of this State,
now ofOcala, Pia., Rev. Tkoa. Campbell
performing the ceremony.
The Laurens first nine will paly ball
at Greonville during uoxt week. They
will have a choice band of sports and
will go for scalps. Great game will be
played and tiio cranks of the Mountain
City may look out for fun. The fun
will last soveral days.
k iv. a. G. Wardlaw and family are
expected home to-day. Mrs. Wardlaw
and tholr boy Jno. B. have spent their
vacation in tho mountains ot Virginia,
breathing the sweet south-western zeph
yrs. While Mr. Wardlaw went to see
tho great Ferris wheel go round at the
Wo regret to stato that on account of
continued Illness in the family of ltev.
Wal tor I. llorbert. pastor of the Metho
dist church ho will not be able to return
to Laurens for sovoral weeks. Ills
brothor, Kov. T. Grlgsby Horbort, has
kindly consontod to occupy his pulpit
during Iiis brother's absence. All wish
tho spoody restoration to health In his
Mayor Shands now has a strong force
of hands at work cutting tho weeds and
grass along tho aireeta.--ClmtonOazette.
Bad showing brothor! "Don't let the
grass grow under your foot." Come up
and viow tho splendid factory which
your neighbors Intend to build and get
an object lesson in hustling.
Thm-o will bo a oallod mooting of Bry
son Alliance on Saturday, 27th of Aug.
at 3 p. m. A full nttoudanco is requested
as business of importance Is to be at
to ndod to. M. B. Crisp, P. D.
Mr. John A. Mills prosented to frlonds
a splondld molon which kicked tho
boam at fifty throo pounds. Tno gener
ous I > moos called In the thirsty busy
bocs of the AnvKivrisEn, who wonderod
whilo thoy onjoyed tho monster.
Excursion to Augusta.
Thorn will bo an oxcurslon from this
placo to Augusta on tho 24th lost. The
round trip, |1.25. Tickets to bo sold only
tor spooial train leaving Laurons at 0 30
a. m. Tickets limited only for one day.
No Homo Dispensary.
Tho County Board acted finally yester
day upon tho petition tor a disponsary
in this city and refused the petition.
Thoy ruled that a majority of froehold
voters had not askod for a disponsarv.
Tno action of the board ovidoncos a free
dom from patisan bias, which is not
hoard of in othor parts of the Stato.
Gone to tho Exposition.
Tho following of our follow citizens
managod to raiso tho wind here and
hayo gono to see the sights in the Windy
City: Aslunoro Davis, Dr. P. B. Connor,
Hugh Kennedy, Charlie Bobo and wife,
Capt. Miutor, daughtor and son, and.
Miss Mattlo Ballo. The following havo
gono with tho Press Associatlou: Miss
Bottlo Watts, Miss Hattle Frlorson, Miss
Sara Ball, and W. W. Ball, of the Ad
VKRTISBR. Tho oditora aro accompan
ied by their wives, mothors and slstors,
forming a largo aggrogation. Thoy will
probably receive some kind attention
from Western brethren aud will no
doubt havo a (vain)-glorlous timo of it.
Friday evoning tho 18th, was tho occas
ion of a delightful German event at the
Bon-Delia Hotel in compliment to tho
visiting ladios to our town: MIssFinley,
Grconwood; Misses Korshaw and Shan
non, Camden; Miss 11 oh nan, Barn well;
Missos Glonn, Nowborry; Missos Vance
and Lcake, Clinton ; Miss Holmes, Char
leston; Alias Wallace, Greenvillo; Miss
Jlix, Johnston; Miss Hart, Cokes
bury. Besido our own fair ladies and
gallant knights, the following young
gontlomeii from abroad: Messrs. Ken
ne rly.'Neu berry; Darlington, AllQndalo;
and Prentiss, Doaufort.
Tho gorman was gracefully lod by Mr.
C. W. Garrott, of Laurens, with Miss
Finley, of Groonwood.
Tho spacious rooms of tho Ben-Dolla
woro brilliantly llghtod and thrown air
ily open by that prluco of hospitable
hosts, Mr. spencor, and tho hours flew
until morning on Torpsichoroan wings
to airs that Ariol might havo envied.
I havo secured tho exclusive right of
tllO ii: n of thO celebrated AniCathOtio
EUKFKA, which is a Brazilian prepa
ration guaranteed to contain no debi
tor ions matter and to oxtract all teeth
absolutely without pain. 'Tis indeed a
boon to mankind. Giye mo a call and
bo conyincod as to tho satisfactory na
tu ro ol my work.
P. B. CONNOR,
Aug. 15, 03.-3mo. Dentist.
Clinngo of Schedule.
Chango of Schedule August 20th, 1893,
on tho Port Royal and AVostern Carolina
Spartanburg to Augusta.
No. 3. Ar. from Augusta 1 01 p. in.
No. 1. Ar. from Augusta 4 80 p. nc.
No. 2. Ar. from Spartanburg 10 50 a.m.
No. 4. Ar. from Spartanburg 0 43 p. m.
bau nun to Greenville.
No. 23, Fx. Sunday,Lv.Laurens 0 00am
No. 11, Sunday only, Ly.Laurens710 a m
No. 0, Daily, Lv. Laurens 4 40 p m.
No. 10, Daily, Ar. Laurens 10 50 a m
No. 12, Sunday only, Ar. Laurens 750 pm
No. 21, Ex. Sunday, Ar. I<aureus 0 00 p m
At a mooting of the Directors of the
Fanners' Mutual insuraneo Association
for Laurons County, on Saturday, 19tb,
List., a quorum being present, Dr. J. 8.
Wolft was called to the ohalr and Dr.
Thos. D. Hairaton was roquoBted to act
Aftor a full and freo discussion tbe
following motions were made and car
First. W. II. Drummond moved that
all assessments made on out buildings
bo roducod fifty porcent, with all store
houses and contents, and that tenant
leeret bo red need t hirty-t hrce and One
third por cont. The motion was second
ed by J. Warroti Blakely.
Second. On motion of A. H. Martin
and seconded by W.U. Drummond, the
term liner as to County lines shall bo
rostriotod to lands through wbloh the
Third. Movod by W. II. Drummond
that tho time for payment of assessment*
made on the losses of A. H. Martin and
J. W. Beoks bo extended to the 10th of
Fourth. Mr. W. H. Drummond moved
that tho proceedings of this meeting and
seconded by A. H. Martin be published
in tho .County papers.
j. S. WOLFF,
Tuos. J. Haiiihton, Seo'y.
JAddrwi Cry for Pitcher's Castorlau
Ne\v?y Bit* Gathered by Our Repor
ter In Hit Dally Round?
About our Oily.
Mr. R. Levy, of Charleston, Ih opening
a clothing store in the city.
Two bales of new cotton sold at St.
Georges, this State, sold at 6*4 cents.
N. S. Harris, Bsq , alter a serious Ill
ness we are ?lad to report convalescent.
Mr. 8. Diamond Is establishing: in the
eity a olothlng establishment.
Miss Frlpp from Beaufort, la auto
graphed at the Ben-Delia.
Mrs. W. E. Ashley and family are
summering in the eity.
M ins Carrie Hill, ol Greenville, is vis
iting Mrs. Dorroh.
Miss Pauline Richardson of Tennessee
is visiting Mr. J. G. Hrown's family.
Miss Julia UtBey, o.'St. George;?, Is vis
iting her slstor, Mrs. W. F. Youug.
South Carolina is largely in Chicago
this week and yet no terestrial shake.
Miss Connie Jones visited tho lamlly
of Mr. k 1 iiinn at Greenville.
Growing crops of all kinds are rollck
ing and tho hopes of our farmers groatly
buoyed by the ruins of last week.
Mr. C. D. Mosoley,with his family vis
ited his father, Col. G. V. Mosoley, at
Greonville last week.
C. C. Foathorstone, Esq , has returned
iiom Saluda's lofty peak and looks as
fresh as a lark.
Misses Josie Anderson and Minnie
Babb are home from a delightful sojourn
in the country among friends.
Dr. Aug. Stothart, of Charleston, vis
ited his brothor, Dr. J. A. Stothart, dur
ing tho past week.
Miss Carrlo Raysor, aftor a pleasant
visit to rlends, has roturnod to hor
home, St. Goorgea.
Tho market has boon well supplied
witn poaohoc, but of poor quality.
Grapes in abundanco and yory flue.
Mrs. Mary Bowon hasreturnod aftor a
protracted visit to hor son in North Car
Miss Margaret Flnloy and Misses Jos
sie and Annie Simmons are visiting
Mrs. J. T. Johnson.
Rov. Mr. Horbort, of tho Methodist
church and family are In tho midst of
their vacation aud wo hope will return
with additional roses in thoir cheeks,
Mr. David Todd, of Fairflold. Is at his
old home, enjoying tho hoBoltalltles of
his brothors, aud thrico wolcomcd by his
The Slato Board of Education has
adopted Chapman's History oftheStalo
for the public schools. A St at n deposi
tory for school books, is boing discussed.
Pilgrims on ploasuro bont wout on
Tuesday to Harris Llthia whom all tho
health and pleasure seekers and fun
loyers aro now trondlng.
A petition fur tho commutation of tho
sentence of John Ferguson, colorod, sen
tenced to hang on tho 1st of Soptembor,
hnsbcon forwarded Gov. Tllltnan.
Rov. T. Grlgsby Horbnrt proncboif nn
interesting sermon In tho Methodist
Church on Sunday to a largo congrega
The state Press contingent arrived
safely on Saturday morning last at tho
site of the"groatost show on earth" and
are all well and happy.
Mr. and Mrs. W, H. Wobb and family
after a visit of a fow wooks to relatives
in towu havo roturnod to tholr home in
Miss Willlo Cray, who has boen visit
ing the family of Mr. S. W. Vance, has
returned to hor homo in Ureonvillo,
much to tho rogrot of hor many Iriouds
An interesting leltor from an old cor
respondent, P. W., Of Pa., reached US too
late for xhls issue, but will keep a week,
as it caino from tho rocks whore tho
eaglos build their nests.
Mr. JL. M. Linson, a valuablo citizen of
Huntington, in this county, died on tho
18th inst. and will bo greatly regretted.
His remains wore buried at Bothel
church in this county.
Missos Aurelia and Eliza Raid, of Au
gusta, and Miss Maggie Walkor, of
Charleston, who have beon on a visit to
the family of Mr. H. A. Wobb, hayo ro
Capt. R. H. Hudgens, aftor a ylsit to
Chicago and othor points of lutorost In
the wido wide West, is safoly anchored
Rev. J. D. Pitts, of tho Baptist church,
has gone to Saluda, tho orost of tho Blue
Ridge, whero wo trust he will find pro
pitious broezos and come homo as fresh
as a morning glory.
Senator M. C. Butlor, is in Edgollold.
attonding the funoral coremonios of his
sister-in-law, Mrs. Dr. Dugas, and may
not be nblo to spoak on tho financial
questions in the Sonate as ho had in
Mr. W. G. Prontlss, formerly of tho
Ben-Delia Hotel, now. postmaster at
Beaufort, visited his many friends In tho
city during last week. Tho smiles of
Grover Cloveland havo subtractod ton
years f rom his shoulders. He got nn
ovation from the boys.
Mr. Huekman and wlfo, who have
been visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Moore,
the parents of Mrs. Moore, havo re
turned to thoir home in the Old Domin
ion. They had a charming visit and
their many frionds regretted tholr ro
Mrs. Douchska Dugas, of Augusta, tho
only child of Mrs. Gov. Piokons dlod in
Kdgeilold on the 18tb inst. Sho was the
daughter of the war Governor of South
Carolina, a boautiful and ta)outed youug
woman, whoso early death is groatly de
plored. Sho was a half slstor, of Mrs.
Con. M. C. Butlor, Mrs. Judge Bacon
and Mrs. Coles.
Have you soon the ship? No. Well,
stop as you pass the window of Davis,
Koper A Co.
The beat corset for tit, comfort and du
rability is tho adjustable duplex for
sale by Simmons Bros.
New goods now arriylng on oyery
train. Wo are still In the load In styloc
quality and rock bottom prices. Davis,
Roper A Co., Famous Clothing, Hat and
For black silk mitts try us; and for
fast black hosiery wo aro headqunrtors.
Word eoinos from all quarters
that tho neatest ana most satisfac
tory dyo for coloring tho beard a
brown or black is Uuokingluiin'ti
1 Dye for tho Whiskors.
Under the lead and lnatruetlons of
Prof. Hughe*, or the GreenVille City
School*, assisted by Miss Mary Year
gin, the County Iustltute goes bravely
on. The attendance of teachers, about
twenty live, is too small when there are
about seventy white teacher* In the
county. The lecluros and exercises are
lutoroatlng and Instructive in the
highest. Sevoral gontlomon have varied
the proceeding* by interesting talks
upon varioua topics. The Iustltute will
last during' this week and tho attend
ance should largely grow.
A great chance to buy printed aud
white wash goods. Wo are slaughter
ing these lines. Simmons Bros.
Will you suffer with Dyspepsia and
Liver trouble when Glenn Springs
water will cure you. You can got it at
'.: inch silk ribbon 10c por yard at Sim
For Sai.k.?One 50 saw Lummus cot
ton gin with feeder and condonsor. In
good running order. Apply to Wm. D.
Sullivan, Tumbling Shoals, S. C. it
if you are suffering from hoad-acho,
loss of appetite aud weakness, try a oase
ofGlenn Springs water and you will feel
bettor. For salo by Kennedy Dros.
'Tlslovo that makes tho world go round,
Hut lovo of what we 'o not say.
Perhaps of the nlco clotbing to bo found
By customers in oar store evory day.
D.ivlf, Ropet A Co., Famous clothiors.
When e'or you soo u gontloman,
With poifect Atting shirt and collar,
And drossod upon tho noatost plau,
You can bet your bottom dollar,
That man patronizes Davis Ropor A Co.
All slippors at slaughtor prices now.
Glenn Springs water is kept in cases
and on draught by Kennedy Dros.
IA ve and let llve--our motto. All of
our spring aud summer goods wo aro
closing out at prioos to suit you and tho
tlmos. Wo want room lor our fall stock.
Davis, Roper A Co., tho People's Cloth
Our shoo stock Is immonso and our
prices aro right. Soo us whon you
want shoes. Simmons Bros.
Go to J. O. C. Fleming A (Vs. for
Wood's Perfect Prosorvlng Powdor, for
preserving Apples, Peaohos, Poarn,
Plums, Cherries and fruit of every kind.
Ajso, Vogctablos such as Corn, Beans,
Tomatoos, Pens, cfch. Perfeottul harm
less, and guaranteed a gonuino preserva
Ono package will bo suIndent to covoi
about 0 gallons of Fruit, Etc. Prico 25
To Kent: -Bakery in tho roar of Col.
Ball's building. Apply to W. W. Ball.
Glonn Springs water will euro rheu
matism. For salo by Konn^Hy Bros.
Soo tho ship sailing in the window aud
then inspect the large stock of clothiug
Davin, Roper A: Co. aro receiving dally.
Don't forgot us wheu you want cloth
iug, that wo have a magniliceut lino ol
fall and winter goods in tho very now
est stylos. Simmons Bros.
Glenn Springs walor Is a tried euro for
all t roubles arising from kldnoy, liver or
blood diseases. For salo by "Kouuody
Glonn Springs water is specially good
for all kidney and bladder troubles. It
will remove stono from the bladder in a
gvmtlo and speedy manner. For salo by
Survivors of Company F, .'lid S. C.
Having been appointed by the Adju
tant and Inspector General of the .State
to revise tho roll of tho above named
company, Homer L. McGownn's, I re
quest that every survivor of this compa
ny will pleaso meet me at Cross Hill on
Friday, 25th day of August, at 2 o'clock
P. M. My object is to got all the infor
mation possible concerning each mem
ber of this company, as to when enlisted,
whether living or dead; if dead whether
from disease or killed in battle; whero
wounded or discharged, etc. I hope ev
ery old member of this company will
meet mo on that day.
O. G. Thompson.
LiOW Kales to ChioagO.
A general reduction of rates to tho
World's Fair by tho Richmond A: Dan
Tho Rlobmonthv-Danvllle Railroad has
issued n circular to all its ngonts effec
tive July 20th making tho World's Fair
rates about fivodollnrs loss for the round
trip than heretofore. This rato will be
gratifying to tho many patrons of tho
groat system, and ns a further ovidonco
that they are always glvon advantage of
tho vory lowest rates available.
Tho Richmond A Danville Is a first
class passenger line and its agonts aro al
ways ready and glad to provido tickets
to all points at tho vory lowest possible
John Bach McMastor, tho emi
nent historian, is preparing for tho
September Forum a financial and
historical review, entitled "A Cen
tury's Struggle for Silver." In this
review, Mr. McMaster will depict
vividly tho widespread embarrass
ment that prevailed among mer-'
chants and others in tho United
States a century ago for want of a
small exchangeable coinage, and
will insist on the vital Importance
of an abundant and convenient sil
ver-currency medium in overyday
Walter Bridges, Atlions, Tenn.,
writes; "For six years I had boon
afllictod with running sores, and
an enlargement of tho bono in my
leg. I tried everything I hoard
without any permanent benefit
until Botanic Blood Balm was rec
ommended to me. Aftor using
six bottles tho sores healed, and I
am now In better health than 1
have over boon. I sond this testi
mony unsolicited, because I want
others to bo boneftttcd,"
?Tho Rov. Dr. Edward McGlynn
will contribute to tho Soptombor
Forum an acute and critical survey
of tho present rotations of the Vat
ican and tho United States. Dr.
McGlynn, who roturnod recently
from Borne with the Pope's bless
ing, will recite iucidontally in this
papor tho exact language of his re
markable personal conversation
with Leo XIII., during which tho
pope expressed hirnsolf unrestrain
edly with regard to iho Satolli
Corrlgan controversy, and frankly
condemned fomontors of dissension
within the Church in the United
f/bep Bab7 W?? ?JcV, we gave her Cpejor J*.
When ?h?was a "hU4, ?h? cried for Ca?tort*.
When the became Mi?, ehe clung to Castor!*.
When ?h? had Children, ?he *>yo U* n* Caetort*
Mt, Gallagher. . .
We are having good weather at
present and we think cotton is
doing well but old corn caunot
make half a crop In this section.
Mrs. H. Scott visited at this place
M. H. Daniel of St. Matthews, is
visiting at this place.
Rev. Joe Daniel and wife are
visiting at this place.
J. N. Jones has decided to re
main at his old homo and not to
move to Abbeville.
Mrs. Kit Wliitley, of Abbeville,
visited at Owingsville, S. O. last
Jim Olardy and Sam Rasor aro
visiting ih this section.
Rev. Mr. Thaeker and family are
visiting at John E. Goddard-s.
J. C. Mahon visited at Ninely
Six 'ast week.
N. P. Bolt spent some days at
11ouch Path last week.
The protracted meeting at Mt.
Olive closed on last Tuesday night
with 14 additions. They will be
baptized on tho first Sunday in Sep
Wo havo had fine rains and tho
crops are looking fine.
Mrs. Jane Saxon, of Greenwood,
is visiting her son W. P. Saxon.
Miss Rosa Teague has been spend
ing some time with Miss Leila
The Owensvillo and Powder
Spring boys crossed bats Saturday.
Wait and Saxon ran tho battery
for Powdor Spring, Anderson and
Smith for Owensville. Tho seoro
stood 8 to 18 in favor of Powder
Spriug. The same teams will ploy
another game soon.
Alter the game of ball was over
the crowd gathered to the ground
near Mr. W. P. Helan's, where
every thing was In readiness for a
lawn party. About 11 o'clock every
body retired to their homes with
light hearts as If they had enjoyed
Mr. Walthrop, of Spartanburg, io
visiting friends and relatives at this
The protracted meeting at Mt.
Pleasant is now in progress under
tho preaching of the Rev. Mr.
Tiio farmers in this section are
beginning to pull fodder.
The corn crop, had it not been
for the little hot, dry spell of three
weeks would have been fine.
Don't forgot tho entertainment
to bo given in tho school house at
this place on next Friday evening
Aug. 26th, beginning at 8 o'clock.
The following is the programme:
Music by string band.
Select song by trio.
Recitation, "Training a Wife," by
Miss Kettle Curry.
Music by band.
Song, "Old black Joe," by Mr. W.
Music by band.
Half hour for refreshments.
Music by band.
Charade, Dr. Ouroall,in two acts.
Music on harmonica, guitar, bell,
etc., by W. If. Britt.
Admission, fifteen cents for all
ages, Come one, come all. lee
cream will be served in the yard
during the half hour's intermission
while preparations are being made
for the play "Dr. Curoall.
We had a good rain last Monday,
the 14th inst.
Thero has been but little qorn
bought in this community for 2
years and thero will be less next
year. Tho corn crop was never
better. Mr. J. II. Franks has the
best corn wo havo seen, planted
The Sunday School at Bratnlctl's
Shop will decido next Sabbath
whether it will havo a protracted
meeting or not.
Mr. J. A. Rodgers will havo his
gin house ready on time.
Mrs. Annie Greor is improving
Thero are a great many little
improvements in the way of barns,
stables and cotton houses.
Fodder pulling is on hand and
everybody is ready for it.
Chestnut Ridge church met last
Thursday and made all arrange
ments for entertaining the Reedy
River Association which will meet
there in September.
Health of the comrauuity is good.
R. A. J.
To gain strength?Hood's Sarsa
parille, For steady nerves?Hood's
Sarsaparilla. For pure blood?
Cleveland Burned In Fjligy.
Chicago, August 20.?A special
to the Inter-Ocean from Texarkana,
Ark., says: The majority of the
Democrats in this section aro
strongly in iavor of tho free coin
age of silver, and aro naturally
much depressed with Presidont
Cleveland's late Message to Con
gress on that question. At Bucha'
nan, ton miles wost of here, in
Texas, a mass meeting of about 150
voters, noarly all Democrats, was
held Friday night. Resolutions
bitterly denouncing Cleveland as a
champion of tho money power and
an enemy of tho common people
wore adopted, after which tho Pres
ident was hanged in eftlgy and af
torwards shot and riddled with bul
lets. Tho efngy is still hanging,
and it is understood that it will be
Many bodily ills result from hab
itual constipation, and a fino con
stitution may be w oukono d
and ruined by simple neglect.
There Is no medicine for regulat
ing tho bowels ami restoring a nat
ural action to the digostive organs,
equal to Ayei's Pills.
Your Hummer Vacation!
Whoro to uol Tho World's Fair!
How to go! liouisvillo and Nashvillo
When to gel I-eavo Atlanta W. ?V A.
H. H. 10 a. m., 2:15 p. in., 8;20 p. m.
Arrlvo Chicago 8?68 a. no., 4:80 p. in.,
9:80 p. in.
Less than 23 hours to Chicago.
Solid Vestlnulo Trains. Another fea
ture and advantago hy tho I/nilsvillo
and Nashvillo i um aro variable routes,
stop ovor privileges and ehanco to visit
For tickets and othor Information a<l
FiiKD I>. Bush,
Bis. Pas. Agt. L.A N. lt. U ,No. 30 Wall
St., Atlanta, Ga? 40 -4in
Yellow Jack is skirmishing
around Ponsacolo and ^Tortugas,
Fla-i and 'Brunswick, Go. Health
authorities aro on tho alert and the
demoralization not great.
The protracted meeting at Mt.
Olive closed Tuesday night. They
received fourteen in the church.
Most of our farmers aro turning
their o t stubblo preparatory for
It Is with much sadness that wo
chronicle the death of Mrs. Sallie
Guopor, wife of Mr. Thomas Cooper
of Enoree, who departed this life
on the morning of tho l?th inst.
She was tho daughter of Rev. aud
Mrs. J. A. Cooper, and sho will find
many relatives who mouru her
loss In tin's section. Her remains
were entered in Union Cemetery
on the 16th, thero to await the final
Mrs. 8. 8. Boyd who has been
visiting her father in this section
is now visiting her father-in-law at
Sevoral of our boys expect to at
tend tho Camp Motting in Greon
villo county which commences
Friday beforo tho third Suudny
Fodder-pulling will soon bo in
season but it will not last long as
most of tho crop In this section
was damaged by tho hail storm.
Mr. J, D. Culbertson will have nn
exhibition at the close of his school
at Rocky. Mount, which will ho
about tho first of September.
Mrs. T, J. Cooper of Ekom is still
THE OHIO DEMOCRATS.
Hinging KiuloraeinonlB uf the Domocratlo
Cincinnati, Aug. 11.?Delegates to
tho stato convention wcro remarkably
slow in getting togothor. At 0 o'clock,
tho hour designated for tho coinmonco
nieut of tho proceedings, just threo-|
were in thoir places.
State Chairman C. D. Critcs, upon
whom dovolvod tho duty of calling the
assemblngo to ordor, fretted and fumod
behind tho big gilt eaglo that adorned
tho desk, but this did not help matters.
Absont delegates wcro uptown en
deavoring to coalcsco upon soniobody,
or anybody to dofoat Garry Ncal, and
thoy could neither bo whipped nor
coaxod northward until thoy were good
and ready. Aftor tho clock turned 10,
however, thoy enmo in liko an ava
lanche, and whon 15 minutes later the
impatient chairman brought down his
gavel and declared tho convention called
to ordor. Dolegates and spectators
numbered over 3,000.
Delegates Itoso to Tliolr Feet
whilo tho Divino blessing was invoked
by Rev. Dr. George A. Thatcher. As a
prefaco to his words, tho state chair
man read a cablegram from ."/antes T.
Neal, consul at Liverpool, convoying his
groetings to tho Democracy of Ohio and
saying that ho felt that victory awaited
the tickot nominated. This was re
ceived with applause, which was re
newed whon tho retiring stato chair
man bogan his valodictory address.
The Temporary Chairman,
The presentation of lion. Gilbort II.
Barger as temporary chairman was a
Bignnl for a hearty reception to tho
Democratic war horse from the stato
capitol. He dived, without an intro
duction into tho discussion of national
issues. Hearty applauso punctuated
t'ne salient portions of his speech, but
was especially loud and prolonged whon
tho speaker declared that this country
should no longer be denominated by
European money standards or by Amer
ican cities that financially owe two
much allcgianco to foreign nations.
The report of tho committee on cre
dentials seating Neal, tho contesting
nelcgatofrom Ross county, went through
by acclamation, and so did the proposi
tion that tho temporary organization
Hi' Made Permanent.
Chairman Barger modestly declined to
make a second speech on assuming tho
duties of permanent chairman, and tho
convention proceeded to cut off a pros
pective tloou of oratory by adopting a
resolution that all nominating speeches
bo kept within live minutos.
a sou mi Platform.
A platform endorsing tho platform of
tho Democratic party, and strongly de
nouncing the administration or stato af
fairs by Governor McKinley was heart
ily ondorscd by tho convention.
Tho flnnnoial situation of the country,
which is pronounced "unfortunate" is
doclared to bo tho natural result of the
"McKinley tariff, tho Sherman silver
law, tho extravagance of tho Republi
can party recently in power, and in tho
creating and fostering of trusts and cor
ruptions by that party, all combining
to shako credit, tooroatO distrust in tho
money of tho country and to paralyze
In regard to tho mossago of tho.presi
dent, the Ohio Democrats say:
"Wo congratulate the country upon
an early prospect of measures of roliof
as outlined by tho president's lato mos
sago to congress, and wo h tvo confi
dence that a Democratic congress will
doviso laws to furnish such relief."
They lloliovo In Cleveland,
"Tho oountry has an abiding faith in
the integrity, patriotism and exalted
courage of President Cleveland. True
to tho peoplo and watchful of their in
terests, ho will enforce honest and eco
nomical methods in the conduct of pub
lic affairs, and socuvo to every section
of tho country tho blessing of goodgov
Y.awrenon Noal Nominated.
Closo attention was paid to each para
graph of tho platform as it was road by
the chairman of tho committee on reso
lutions, Hon. A. J. McMahon. Thero
Were no manifestations of approval un
til tho eulogy of Clovoland was roached.
Then dologatos and spo^ators ohoorcd
again and again - shouting and yelling
until it soomed thoy would novor stop.
Lawrence T. Nenl, of Chillieothe.was
nominated for governor on tho first bal
Colonol W. A. Taylor, of Columbus,
wns noniinatod by acclamation for liou
A Government Olllolnl Drownen.
WARSAW, Ind.. Aug. 11.?In attempt
ing to stop from tho steamer City of
tyuincy to a bnrgo of rock a few miles
below Canton, Mo,, Captain Durton,
paymaster for tllO gOVOrilUlOllt bout
Jennie Uilchrist, lost his balance and
The Ilato Advanced One.
London, Aug. 11.?At tho regular
weokly mooting of tho diroctors of tho
I3pnk of Englund, tho bank's ratoof dis
count was ndvancod 1, making tho rato
now asked 4 per cent.
She i ,U< cd Our Slang.
Tho Duchess of Veragna is said to havo
boon delighted with tho scraps of slang
she pioked up among New York's Four
Hundred. At Mrs. Paran Stevens' sho
said to the hostess that oho thought vta
phraso "in tho couaommo" vory express
ive? and hospitable.?Philadelphia Lod
When tho hair begins to fall out
or Im ii gray, the scalp needs doc
toring, and wo know of no bettor
tipocific than Hull's Vegetable Sic
ilian Hair Renewer.
Cross Hill Notes.
This section has had fine rains.
Tho cotton crop is now very prom
ising. Fodder pulling is the order
of the day with the farmers.
Protracted meetings have beeu
held at soveral ol the churches in
the township, with moro or less
success at each one.
Cross Hill possesses attractions
that draw crowds ovety day. Any
one standing on tho side of main
street in front of tlte Post office is
impressed by tho continual stir that
ours is a livo town und comunlty.
Messrs Chapman will bo ready to
gin cotton in a week and will give
satisfaction in the future as in tho
past to their customers.
Messrs. Anderson and Smith uro
erecting a ginnery near tho Depot
and they will no doubt do good
Capt. Jenkins has completed a
beautiful residence on Main St.,
which is quite an ornament to the
M. T. Simpson, P. H, Madden,
ancl Dr. E. \V. Piuson havo build
ings now in process of erection.
Mr. Gi.ly Owens and wife, of |
Southern Goorgia, are visiting
friends and relatives in the com
Mrs. Rawlinson and children, of
Newborry, aro among us visiting
relatives and friends.
Wo havo been informed that
Miss Mary Yeargtn will visit our
town this week and lias consented
to give one of her Inimitable en
tertainments in llie Academy on
Friday, the 25th lust. It is need
less to say that it will pay every
body to attend. Miss Yeargin
will entertain and instruct at the
same time and wo bespeak for her
a crowded house. Tho admittance
lee will bo vory small and every
bopy should be there. sobibe,
Very Few at the Fair.
chicago, August 20.?The at
tendance at the Fair to-day was
very small and tho grounds, after
having been thronged by splendid
crowds all the week, appeared
strangely deserted. Tho buildings
were open but the few peoplo who
wandered through the grounds did
not find much to delight tho eye, as
nearly nil the exhibits were cov
ered. The week just closed was a
record breaker in the point of at
tendance. The number of visitors
during the week was 790,170, an
increase over last week of 110,371).
JtiMliro Shims' Krt'lio.' Dead.
PlTTbiii kg, Aug. 11.?George Shiras,
one of Pin- bur.;'.; pioneers, is dead.
This honored head of an illustrious
family was in his 80th year. His eon,
Associate Justioo (leorjro Shiras, of tho
supreme court of the I uited States, ar
rived til his falber'? bodsido a few hours
previous lo hiss death. Tho last illness
of the deceased wan duo ;?; tho breaking
up of vital forces, incident to old ago.
Now For iii?> Kartlit|itako Maker.
Since the famous earthquako in South
Carolina the soil of, Berkley county has
been much more productive. Professor
Newman of Clcmsou college accounts
for this on the theory that tho earth
quake provided better drainage than
previously existed.?Atlanta Journal.
THE GREAT REMEDY
- FOR ALL BLOOD AND SKIN DISEASES
Uns been thoroughly (cmcu uy em
inent phyilclan? iiikI the puoplo
for Ii vi-nrs, r.inl Dover fnlw 10
euro quickly ami pemuuiently
SCROFULA, ULCERS. EC2EM4,
RHEUMATISM. PIMPLEfl, ERUPTIONS, V*
nml nil inr.nr.i-r If KATI"- < ?? >"1 I::: V! ?! V-: n:-l r
jtUNSIKG epUKS. |l?\ irlftlilv nuiw ?!??? inr-t x
foiUhsomo !>?..??-.1 1:.-. ?> ??? 11 ???;??? ' ? ??>.? M P
lowed. IVIro W por bOtlJs,S bii'.tlesfor I?. >or a
SENT FREE w?^nKt<Vt^ tnow. k
BLOCO BALM CO., fuUn'.ft, vu v
STATE ok SOUTH CAROLINA
County ok Laurens.
Whereas, Jas. M. Hudgens, has
applied to me for Letters of Ad
ministration on the estate of James
These arc therefore to cite and
admonish all and singular the kin
died and creditors of said deceased,
to be and appear before mc at a
Court of Probate to be holden at
my ollice at Laurens, S. C, on the
5th day of Sept. at 10 o'clock, A.
ft!., to show cause, il any they can,
why letters should not be granted.
Given under my hand and seal
this 15th day of August, 1893.
JOHN M. CLARDY,
Aug. 15th, '93-.|t j. p. L.
South ?arolina EoIfegG,
Columbia, S, C,
The Session begins September
26th. Four Courses: Classical,
Literary, Scientific, and Law; with
elective studies in higher classes.
New Gymnasium. Well appoint
ed Laboratories, Chemical, Physi
cal, Biological, Etc. Necessary
Expenses, from $145 to $2 to.
For further information address
JAMES WOOD ROW.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
County ok I,a uk ens.
Whereas,j. II. WUarion, has
applied to niC for letters of admin
istration on the estate of N. A.
Gl ledge, deceased?
These arc therefore to cite and
admonish all and singular the kin
dred and creditors of s:\id deceased,
to bo and appear before mc at a
Court of Probate tobe holden at
my oflice at Laurens, S. C, on the
23d day of Aug. at 10 o'clock A.
M., to show cause, if any they can,
why letters should not be granted.
Givcndindcr my hand and seal
this 10th day of July, 1S93.
JOHN M. CLAUD V,
July io, '&3k*6l j. v. 1.. o I
- * ?? - ????il ? . - ?
ON THROUGH CARS.
All Pullman Cars at Only
Would be a tempting trip to thousands of people, but it is
nothing to compare with the new schedule of
CUT RATE PRICES.
now being made all through our LARGE STOCK OF
CLOTHING, SHOES, HATS and GENTS' FUR
I?tF* We must have room lor our immense Fall Stock.
Davis, Roper A, Co.
Famous Clothing, Hat and Shoe Stove.
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 slock of
Toilet Articles, Stationery, Tobacca,
Cigars, Colognes, Toilet and
Laundry Soap and a hundred
and one other things kept in
a first-class Drug Store. I keep
of reliable houses constantly on
hand and sell them at reasonable
prices. Yours for mutual benefit,
Bo Wo wmmY9
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DRUGGIST.
Is Life Worth Living?
That Depends On
For move ills icsult from an Un
healthy Liver than any
When you arc Bilious
When you ave Constipated .
When you feel Dizzy
When you have Dyspepsia
When you have no Appetite
When your Skin is Sallow
When you are Out of Sorts
No Pain?No GrtfPBS in LiVBR?
A graduated medicine glass goes
fvee with each bottle.
LIVER-AID Cost Only tto cts,
And It Cures You.
All of the above Manufactured by
HOWARD & W1LLBT DRUG COMPANY,
And Sold by
M. MARTIN and B. F. POSEY, Agents.
lauren S, S. (
HllMti..11 IIUll 111 ThMM
Ice, Ice I Ice11
WHY will you Buffer in this Hot
Weather when n NICKEL buys
5 LBS OY ICE.
100 lbs for 75 cents.
50 lbs for 40 cents.
And Smaller Quantities at One Cent
Aldi TUR COOLING D1UNKS OK
THIS SEASON AT OUR
The Freshest Fruit Flavors (Jsodi
NEXT DOOR TO THE POST OFFICE.
CLINTON, S. C.
CLASSICAL, Scientific and
Business Courses, thorough and
practical. Expenses $135 per Ses
sion? for weeks. Gooci Prepara
tory School. Send for Catalogue.
J. I. CLELAND,
To Road Overseers!
YOU afo hereby ordered to work tho
roads, 11? the IftW requires, under your
charKP, and pnt them in good Order ftntl
condition by 1st of September next. Afj
ter that time tho roads will l>o inspected
and overy one in default will bo dealt
witli accord bur to law. Now Koverr?
lly ordor of tho Board :
(Signod) Ii. P. AhAfir,
Chairman board 0. C. I-. C.
M. L. 1.<??-.;, Clerk.