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LAURKNS, S, C, July 3, 1804.
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Luurens has u roproBeiitutlve ut tho
South Carolina College to bo proud of.
lu tho I toll of Honor for tho school
your which has jwt como to an ond tho
namo of J. J. McSwaln appears among
tho highly distinguished in ovcry
branch save throo and us distinguished
In ono of thoeo, and on tho term Holl
of Honor Iiis numo is also among tho
distinguished. Mr. McSwaln huvlng
inudo bo brilliant u record in Iiis llrst
Collogo yonr eortalnly bcoiub to have
a bright futuro beforo him.
Mr. Stunyurno Wilson, uecompan
icd by Mr. T. Lurry Gantt spout Sun
day in town after having charged the
atmosphoro at Lccsvillo with tholr
eloquence tho previous day. Tho
speech making at Lcosvillo, howover,
doos not seem to havo been altogether
a success. Mr. O. G. Thompson, who
is a candidate for I'robate Judge mado
a speech but the crowd was small on
account of the rain and Hon. J. T.
Johnson was prevented from speaking
by tho rain.
Instead of leaving Laurons for Co
lumbia at eleven. A. M. the train should
bo arriving there at that hour. In
stead of two hours spout wrath fully in
tho Newberry depot Columbia should bo
reached promptly and the time now
wasted be devoted to either the busi
ness or pleasure taking the travellers
thither. Hy the old schedule when
tho train left Luurens at six A. M. and
arrived at Columbia at eleven A. M.
and tho return trip was mudo between
live and ton P. M. it was possible to go
to Columbia transact a moderate
amount of affairs of Importance and re
turn the same day while by tho pros
. Mill arrangement it is necessary to give
,'\t> t?WO days and a night to "mako a
iMourney of sovcnty-livo miles and ro
I uurn. Let's have a new sehcdule, let's
Hiuvo tho old sohodulo again which car
_ Modus straight through.
As bciits tho close of .June and tho
entrance of July. Harper's Bazar this
week furnishes its readers with charm
ing designs for yachting gowns, woll
fitted to set oil' tho beauty of young
women who love the breo/.es and the
waves. Tho literary feast opened by
the Bazar includes a light sketch by
francos Bacon Paine, entitled "Sum
jnor i'luns;" and a poem which mothers
will enjoy, "My Mending Basket,'' by
Bessie Chandler. Col. T. W. Iliggin
BOn's delightful fortnightly essay,
"dust in Time,"' discusses tho best
tlmo for going to tho country, and tho
way it talks of birds and llowers muk?s
city people wild to go to their favorite
A mooting of the taxpayers of the
?chool district of the city of Laurons
was held in th? court house on Friday,
.Inno 20th, 1804, uWil.oven o'clock A. M.
pursuant to a call published as pro
Hcribed by law by the Board of Trus
tees of the Luurens City Schools. J,
W. Ferguson was called to tho ehuir
and C. D. Barksdale was made tho
Seoi'Otary of tho meeting. The ques
tion as to what tho tax levy should be
f. tho purpose of running the schools
J next scholastic year, was discussed
.?at ?<ojuo length, after which it wiw de
?onntr>cd on motion to make the levy
?hl*00 mii,'s. There being no further
business the mooting adjourned.
/ J. \V. Fl'kcusox,
0. ?. Burksdal?, Sea. Chairman.
The King*r. DiUghtei'S wish to extend
their stnoro thanks ?) a!! who in vari
ous ways so cheerfully b-dped tlicni In
tlio Praise Meeting, &oj}trlbution
Amounted to $18.58.
Tho following is
Jurors drawn /or
u list of the Petit
tho July Term of
Seaborn V Harks,
J E Pattorson,
A (i Young,
J II Jacks,
J D Motes,
A C Workman,
W A Burns,
J H Hunter,
j Prank Martin,
R V. Wright,
L M Browu,
A J White,
<Goo P Wollt",
J C Jaeks, Sr.,
W R Cheek,
Sam'i A Phllson,
J no W Cambrell,
?I Frank Copeland,
J T Saxon,
.1 T A Baliow,
S 1) Jones,
Thos V Jeans,
1! R Leonard,
J C Wilson,
s W Bryson,
o P Goodwin,
J C Owings,
J S Bonnet,
J C Crow,
Geo L Carter.
"\<M?.eo Hxccut ivo Coinmiucc.
In accordance with rule .'5 of the rules
govorntfiig tue primary elections
of the Democratic party of S. C.
adopted June 7th, 1804, t hereby call
tho Laurens County Democratic J\'xeo
utivo Committee to meet at Laurens
t3; H. on tlie Oth Jay of July at 10
o'clock A. M. for the purpose of ap
pointing managers for the oonduot of
tho Primary Flection to be held on
tho 28th day of Aug. 1804, and the for
mation of a county campaign, and for
tho transaction of any other business
deemed proper by the committee.
Bvovy member of said committee is
i'oqucsted to be present.
G. P. Smith,
A <;ianco Ahead.
The Augtist Harper's will contain
the last instalment of Mr. du Maurice's
"Trilby," tho second part of Charles
Dudley Warner's "TheGolden House,"
and these short stories: "The Kditor's
Story," by Richard Harding Davis:
""The- Serenade of Siskiyou," concern
ling a Western lynching incident, by
?Owen Wiste?". "Deiinweh," a Study Of
ranch life, by Mit? I'Msie S. XordholV,
daughter of'the Woll-known Washing
ton correspondent: "Tin- Int. of San
Juelnto." a ghost story, by Mrs. /.o^
Dana underbill; "A vista* in Contrul
Dark,'' a "Vignette of Manhattan,'' by
Brandet' Matthews: and "Step-lb-other
to Dives," by Miss Louiso Botts Rd
wards. Tho "Kditor's Drawer" will
ulso contain A short story by Thomas
A. Janvier, called "A Possible im prob
ability." The general articlos in the
Nltniher will include "Up the Norway
?Coast," by GoorgoCard Pease, with il
lustrutlori.^ by T. dc Thulsti'ttp; "A
Fqw Edible roudstools and Mush
rooms," by William Hamilton (Meson,
with seventeen pictures by tho author:
and the concluding paper of Mr. How
?olls's "First Visit to New England," in
which lie will give his impression? .of
Concord In 18(10 ami its faiinous literary
residents, Hawthorne, Emerson, and
Five hundred bushels limo of oxeol
lent quality freshly burned, for sale at
2.*>cIa per bushel ut the kiln on Uubun
Creek near Alma J'. O., Luurens
County. S.?B. MaJUFFEY.
Below is given the sentence for thn
Constitution misning word contest
which will run through both July and
Tbe Sentence. Ho, crept to this
-pj.acc and waited a favorable opportu
nity, It, came at onco, for tho keen
?oars oi /Jio guard heard hoiuo unusual
sound w Thurabi crouched behind
Scrofula, whet .her heredlturv or ac
quired, is thoroughly expelled from
the blood by Hood's KursaparUla, the
groat blood purifier,
BOTTBRICK PATTKBNfl for SmUO by
iftt Now York prices. Shu moiiH/Bros
The- Few Thing? I?ooi?Io aro Doing
These Hot July Days.
Mrs. W. A. Jamieson wont over to
Atlanta for u few days last week.
Miss Maggie Anderson Is visiting
frlontjs in Columbia and Spartiinburg.
Mr. K. H. Wilkes was In Columbia
for a few days last week.
Mr. .1. 0. Smith, of Waterloo, spent
Monday in tho city with friends.
Mr. Fleming Jones has returned
from tho South Curolina College.
Cudet Minter is at homo from tho
citadel for the holidays.
Mrs. H. C^Vutts und children enmo
up from Chcsicrliold on Friday, to spend
tho summer with their rolativos here.
Professor Frank Evans, Superinten
dent of tho Nowbcrrv Graded Schools,
is in tho city.
Wo would bo glad if our frionds
would remember that announcement
cards are strictly cush.
Mr. J. C. Elliott has removed into
his neat new residence over near the
Jersey side of town.
Mrs. Frank Wilson, of Newbcrry, is
staying with her sister Mrs. J. D. Pitts
on Main Street.
Mr. Barlo Alexander, of Kvansville,
visited relatives and friends in tho
city last week.
Max /.arik one of our advanced agri
culturists lays upon our table a buneh
of red and white eotton blossoms.
>|r. J, 13. Humbert, Jr., of our county,
a popular and rising Senior of Wof
ford College, spent Monday with friends
in the city.
Prof. Henry W. Fair, of Spartan
burg, la again visiting our oily. It
seems that Laurons has deeided at
traetions for him.
Mr. J. B. Watkins, the newly elected
Superintendent of the Gradod Schools
for the OOming session, was in town on
Misses Hattie and Nita Frlorson
went to Spartanburg on yesterday to
visit Mrs. J. C. Gurlington and enjoy
tho festivities of eneampment week.
Col. J. W. Ferguson went to Colum
bia last week to attend a meeting of
tho trustees of the South Carolina Col
Miss Morrison, of Georgia, eamo up
from Harris Lytnla Springs whoro she
is summering, last week and spent a few
days with Miss Marv Garrett.
The Prohibition meeting which was
to have taken plaee at the Opera House
on Friday had to be postponed on ac
count of the rain.
Mrs. L. W. Slmklns and her little
daughter. Miss Virginia, have return
ed from ii visit to relatives in Columbia
Salosday was not largely attended ?
mostly candidates. Everything was
"howdy-do*' and smiling. No public
Mr. Willio Bates, of St. Mai thews,
Orangeburg county, visited the family
of Mr. S. K. Taylor, of our town, last
week on his way home from Wofford
Judge Gary at Anderson rel'tued tho
motion in behalf of Sullivan for anew
trial and the pending appeal in the
Supreme Court cannot bo heard until
To-morrow morning comes the im
mortal Pout*tIrfeListon for the big guns
all around our empire as thev salute
tho rising sun ,on the ever glorious
Mr. J. G. Brown and family will
leave jtf'day for Harris Lythlu Springs
where Mr. Jirovrn will open a livery
sta!))0- during the Summer months.
Tho ADVERTISER wishes him til! good
success in his enterprise.
Mr. Allen Fleming lias returned to
f,aureus after a residence of BOVi rnl
years in Texas. Mr. Fleming's frionds
are dollgbied to see him again and
hope that his presence bore is perma
Mt. Bothel Sunday School will C?io
brate Children's Pay on Saturday next.
A picnic will be sorvcd. Several ad
dresses will be delivered in the fore
noon. A ploasant day may be expected
and the public Is cordially invited.
Court will convene here for this
county on the Kith inst., being the
third Monday of the month. Only
criminal and equity cases will be hoard.
Judgo lt. C. Watts presiding. The
t erm lasts one week.
A large party of excursionists num
bering about one hundred took advan
tage of the special rates to Charleston
on last Tuesday. The party arriving
in the city at about two on Thursday
they remained until eight p. m., on
Wednesday reporting on their return
a thoroughly delightful trip.
Mr. Scott Tcague a former Laurons
boy passed through the city last week
on his way to Washington from Austin,
Texas, which has boon his home dur
ing the lust few years. Mr. ToagllO is
a nephew of Col. T. B. Crews and was
for a long period tin employee of tho
Out' entire community sympathize
with Mr. .John A. Smith in the severo
a III let ion he is now suffering. James
L., a bright boy, his son, died of fever
on last Friday in this city and was
bin Let) en Saturday, aged sixteen years.
Two othe,- 8#np are seriously sick at
Fnorcc, who we Uhu>t $Q0n be out
of danger and restored to health.
Sheriff McCntvy was summoned to
Shelby, N. C, on Friday to identify
and take into custody if the suspicions
of tno authorities of' Shelby were cor
rOOt, G. 1."J'onillUgS, the prisoner who
escaped from the Lauren., jai! some
two months Ogd. On Inspection by Mr.
MeCravy, however, tiie man pi'OVOd
not to be Jennings and tho wherc:i!W)uts
of that worthy arc still his own secret.
At a meeting of the tax payers of
the Graded Schools on Friday last it
Wits determined to levy a three mill
tax for their support, and this in addi
tion to the Constitutional tax of two
mills will bo BUfflclont to support tho
schools for six months, ft is then pro
posed to charge a small tuition for the
remaining three months of tho school
The (?ld Academy lot of tho male
school has been i-old for about eight
hundred dollars, and tho trustoes of
that academy have applied the fund
towards tho city school jmnded debt.
There was some kicking af/this by par
ties who thought that tho be.<t applica
tion would bo to present tuition pur?
poses. It should be remembered bow
that this fund is tho gift of the foun
ders of this city of a Century ago and
a gift h?PJgO ought not to bo looked in
The catalogue of tho Winthrop VSqv
mal College lies on our table remind
ing us to auk our readers if they are
aware that I .aureus has a lirst seholui -
ship at this splendid institution va
cant during tho coming session. This
is an opportunity for eomo girl in tho
COtlUty to have ti year of tho best train
ing at very little expense. The next
session begins September lit;, |894,
Any informal ion desired can be ob
t'aiueu by writing to the IVesidont,
Mr. I). B. Johnson, at Columbia.
Uuslncss Notices. '
Five cents por yard will buy 8 cents
All Summer Dress Goods to bo closed
out in noxt IK) days at
Tho Laurens Cash Co.
Wo want money und will muko prices
in all dopurtnieuts very close in order
to raiso it.
If you need unv tiling in Millinery
como to see us. If wo have anything
to suit you wo will mako tho prico to
Tho Laurens Cash Co.
If you want a nico eheup Dross seo
our lhio of colored ground dotted swiss
for 5 cents at
Everything, Ladles Oxfords and Slii>
pers, to bo closed out in next tfQ days
to mako room for Fall .Shoos.
Tho Laurens.Cash Co.
Fi ve papers of pins for 5 cts at
Seo change in Laurens Cush^Co.'s
advertisement. They mean business.
All their Summer Stock must bo dis
Five spools cotton for ~> cts at
Eight cents per yard will buy 10 cts
Ten cents per yard will buy 1"> cents
Seo our big line of Laces und Fin
The Richmond & Danville LI. R. will
place on sale tho following very cheap
Spartanburg. South Carolina Na
tional Military Fneanipmcnt, .Inly 1-11,
1801, a fare and one-third for the round,
trip: tickets to bo sold July 1st to 11th
inclusive, final limit duly 15th, 18!H.
Tho same rates will also apply on the
same dates for tho Teachers Conven
tion at Spartanburg.
Washington, D. C. Knights of
Pythias Conclave, Aug. 27th Sept. 5th,
1801, rates of one Qrst-olass fave for the
round trip: tickets to be sold August
23d -28th inclusive: with extreme limit
September Oth, 1801.
Cleveland, Ohio, United Society of
Christian Endeavor, July Uth-l?th,
1804; rates of ono first class fare for the
round trip; tickets to be sold duly 8th,
0th and 10th; final limit July 31 st, 1804.
Thus affording an unusual opportu
nity for a pleasant trip.
W. A. TURK,
Gen'l. Passr. Agt.
S. H. HAllKWICIC,
Asst. Gen'l. l'assr. Agt.
Cross Hill Notes.
Wo had a severe windstorm on tho
evening of the 20th. which did some
damage to the growing crops. It was
accompanied by the most, magnificent
electric display we have ever wit
nessed. We regret to learn that our
neighbors in tho vicinity of Waterloo
were very seriously damaged by a hail
storm on the same day.
On the 3d Sunday in June Du? J. II.
Miller and M. T. Simpson, Esq., were
solemnly ordained and installed as
Ruling Elders. In tho Presbyterian
Church at this place. Tho sermon
preached by Rev. F. Jacobs on that
occasion was exceedingly logical, prac
tical and pointed. The subjoctof his
discourse was '"Be strong und acquit
yourself like a man." He dealt some
heavy blows at the custom which
seems to be getting so prevalent of
putting men In otllco both church and
State who are unfitted for the position,
lie strongly urged upon the church to
select for their oflicei'8 men who are
good and true and in all eases to vote
for men uot measures, and reminded
all of that true and weighty proverb,
"?When the wicked rule," the land
.Miss Mamie Pitts, who graduated at
the WintUl'flp Training School, a
couple of weeks since i? now at her
father's quite ill, but WO hope her ill
ness will be of short duration, and that
she will soon bo well enough to assume
the duties of school teaching for which
she la most admirably qualified.
John J. McSwain. of t heS. C. College,
is i.ow fit home for the holidays.
Wo had the ptoa^UPP pf attending a
portion of tbocominonoemoni oxorolwoa
of Prof. Ewart's school :\t Mountvlllo.
We hoard with pleasure the admira
ble address of J. II. Motes, a pupil of
the school and also were much edified
and dolightod with Ihe address of Col.
I). P. Duncan of Union. A violent
rainstorm prevented Col. V'ils.ie of
Spartanburg, from making an address.
We are sorry we did not hear him.
The good people of Mountville tire proud
of their school and teacher, as well they
Tho campaign of education still goes
on, but we are not learning much, only
slang and abuse. I don't know but
what thoso people at Fort Mill ore
about right in suggesting to tho oundl
dates for Senatorial and State honors,
to ^o home and be quiet and lot the
people alone. SClilDE.
iiurpor'n Weekly for Juno 2!>th de
votes a double page to the Yalo and
Harvard crews, with individual pic
tures of tho men chosen to ropl'C ent
tho colleges in the great race at New
London; "The Master" tells inoi'O of
tho art student's life in the studiosof
London and there is an article on the
ej"<'eu-Year Locusts," other
noteworthy foaturos ape the following:
A resume of Charles Dudley Warner's
work us a writer of lietion, by Brand or
Matthews; a pagoof illustrations of tho
mining riots at Cripple Creek: an ar
ticle on Dartmouth College, by Judge
Horace Kussel): portraits of Senator
Lexow, John W. GofT, and tho lato
William Walter Pholps; and in "Ama
teur opwit," M". Whlwioy's prognosti
cations on the boat-VadO, aim p?c,n.es
Of tho PrlnC0tpn*YalO game at l asiere
The Reformers started out advocat
ing the doctrine of rotation in ofllco,
As usual they are living opto their
Or pod. '4dio onSco hq)dor either ro
tates In his own omoo op rotates to
eomoothor ofllco.?Waltorboro Prosa .v
"Was she self-possessed when you
ppopOSOd toiler'.-'" "Yes, and er?she is
List of betters
Remaining in tho Post Oflico nt Lau
rens, S. C, unclaimed, for tho week end
ing July 2,1801:
B?Bolt, Jim; Bird, 11 B: Bullock,
(i Griffin. Sloven: Garrott, Stobe:
Gray, A C; Garrott, Emma.
M?Martin. Mjsfl Maud.
I (. I'ice, W M,
S Smith, Wllloy.
T Todd, Jas F; Torrenec, J N: Tay
lor, Mrs Olive D.
W?Williams, John L.
i-oii Tin: wkkk RHOIKO JUNI 2">, 1804
B-Blythe, A (I.
C?Crawford, Thomas; Cubic, Miss
B?Edwards, Miss Chappollo; Eigh
elbergor, A c.
C GarretL Miss Nannie: Gray, Miss
Mattir: Cains. Mh,s Mlgffie.
II liable, Jaooh :;. ' '
.i Jonos, H C: Jonos, HO.
M McDaniol, Mrs Flon: Mills, Mrs
S Sanders, l'errin; Sullivan, Battle.
Poraons calling for any of ahovo let
ters will please nay, "They aro advor
tlscd." T. B. CiiRWH, P. M.
Quito a throng of youngsters of both
soxcs mot last \Vcduo6uay at tho beau
tiful lesldeiutjof Mr. John Bangston
to celebrato^^bii thday of their pop
ular assocdnto^fc. class-mute, M iss
Your humblo eorrospomlent has
boon perambulating somowhat lately
and finds that politics is by no means
tho all absorbing topic among tho
I noticed that our handsomo wid
ower, Mr. Clay tio Watts?I say hand
some because no is of ton mistakon for
his kinsman, Mr. Barry Watts, who
was considered tho handsomest wid
ower in tho township?has tho prettiest
cotton I havo seen.
That Mr. John Davenport, ono of our
crack lurmors and a gonuino profess
ional in tho matter of raising water
melons, will soon bo on hand with his
soventy pound '"Strawberry," Brad
That Tom W. Coogler, the oMeiont
agent-at Cross Hill, is showing what
can bo done by intensive farming es
pecially as to vegetables. Uo has al
ready shipped several barrelsQf onlotio
from' his little patch and has cabbage,
tomatoes, potatoes, squashes, cucum
bers, etc? like "Carter's oats."' Call
on him and bo treated like a prince.
We note with pride that our young
friends, J. J.^IoSwaln and Carroll U.
Nance havo returned from eolloge,
the former from the S. C. College and
tho other from Erskinc each with
the highest honors of his class.
Wo had tho pleasure of attending a
most delightful "Foto Champetre" a
fow*evenings ago In the beaut iful grove
adjoining tho residence of Mrs. E. I'.
Benimm at Cross Hill, glvou by the
young folks in honor of Miss Claudio
Legare, ono of Darien's charming
We lind that the recent rains have
elevated the feelings of the farmers
and lien holders wonderfully. One
can lay aside dull care and enjoy a
hearty, health giving laugh, especially
if one can meet Tom Carter or Uncle
One of our largest merchants with a
countenance beaming with joy and
gladiiOSS during the recent refreshing
rains, ^o?tly humming, sotto voce,
"There shall bo showers of blessings.
Mr. BluoGoodman, our irrepressible,
showed us the other day a freak in the
way of a chicken with one head, three
eyes and a pair of well developed bills.
We noto that .lohn C. Heeder is one
of our most progressive farmers and
raises everything on his well tilled
farm that can be raised: has "bacon
and corn both to sell and to keep, and
Mrs. William Coats can get up a din
ner on short notice that would convert
the veriest cynic to Epicureanism.
The line rains have brought life to
all vegetation and smiles to the faces of
a large majority of our people,
Our school has closed: Our exhibi
tion is over: We have had a successful
scholastic year's labor, and we hope
that we may have some pleasure dur
ing the Ions and hot Summer months.
Miss GonTeviovo Wharton, who is a
pupil of thoGroonvillo Female College,
IS now at home enjoying her vacation.
Miss Gonlovlovo is deservedly popular
with both old and young, male and fe
Mr. Casper Smith, Jr., of Wofford
College is also at home enjoying his
vacation. His many friends wore glad
to sec him.
"Magister'' and his family by invita
tion enjoyed a lino dinner ut the resi
dence of Mr. 15. A. Anderson last Fri
day. There were several invited
guests. Mrs. B. A. Anderson is well
known as a lady of taste and accom
plishments, and we can testify that
her epicurean taste cannot be excelled.
Thedinber was simply "superb."
Tito Mothodlsta hold a protracted
meeting tit this place last week. The
good Methodists have a new and com
modious church building. Their pas
tor Kev. .lames A. Campbell is very
much liked by our people.
Our little town is becoming very
much excited over the bicycle riding.
Messrs J. C. Corloy, J. B. Wharton and
Carl Wharton havo oaoh purchased a
bicycle in the last few days.
?urMriend, Of.pt. A. F.. Nance, who
has been quite sick, we are happy to
say is now convalescent. "
Wo had the pleasure of attending by
invitation it musical concert at the
Harris Lithla Springs yesterday after
noon. Messrs Ourrott and Shumate
have engaged a lirst class string- band
to entertain health seekers and visitors.
There veto llfty-ono regular and tran
sient boarders at the hotel.
Your correspondent was especially
delighted to meet Mr. Sylvester Block
ley and his estimable wife, of Ander
son. S. C. Mr. Bleckloy expressed his
candid opinion thflt ho considered tho
vvaiorp u 11:0 Hands Llthla Springs
superior to the water oi Hie lamous
Buffalo r.ithiu Springs.
A most fearful rain and hall storm
passed over this section hint Friday af
ternoon. Wo have not been able to
ascertain its extent, but from all sides
we hear of serious damage to the crops
caused moro by the wind and rain than
Since writing above, wo ban n that
the center of tnO hall BtOrm was a por
tion of Col. .1. II. Wharton.s farming
interests. -00 acres of cotton, Messrs.
Joseph l'carcc, V. B. Robortson, M.
\Y. Dondy, 1). C. Smith, G. W. Moore.
W. Ii. ?ulbortspn uu<1 a fow others
were also near tho center. Their cot
ton crops are seriously injured. [Ex
tent of hailstorm about one ami half
miles in width and two and half or
three miles in length. Some of the
oldest residents tell me that this was
tho most fpai'ful rain and hall Storpi
that they hdyo over witnessed.
"Ono of my sick headaches.'' yon
will hear people frequently say, as if
tho Complaint was hopelessly incurable.
As a matter of fact, Ayer's Fills not
only relievo, sick headache but olVoc
? tially romoVo tho cause of this dis
tressing cplpplalnt, and ^o bring about
a pormanei.t cure.
Mr. Johnson, candidate for Congress,
will speak on National politics as fol
Wadsworth Hchool, July |, S:;iO p, m,
Cross Hill, July 2, '5 p, m.
Mountvlllo, July 'j, R:30 p. m.
Mount Pleasant, July p. in.
Tip Top, Ju'v :;. s:-jo p, m.
Mount Rothol. July 4. :> p. m.
Jlabun. July I, 8:'!0 p. in,
Gray Court. July % :i p. in.
Green Poho,",Tuly o, 8 -mo p. m.
Ora, July 0,:? p. m.
All other candidate:) for OongrCSS are
respectfully invited to attend these meet
ings and to join in (lie discussion.
Dlood-puriilors, though gradual, are
radical in their effect. Ayer's Sttl'Sn
parilla is intended as a medicine only
and not a stimulant, oxpltant, or hove
rago. Immediate i'oShlt? may not til
ways follow its use: but after a reason
able time, permanent benefit Iscortnln
to be realized.
Nollce, Sub Alliances.
Tho third quarterly meeting of
tho county Alliance will bo held at
Laar on 3 Court House oil Friday*
tho sixth day of July at 10 o'clock
A. M. Tho Sub Alliances should
send a full delegation, The annual
election of officers and oilier btjsij.
nes.i of Importance affecting (ho
welfare) of our people xy'ill ho at
tended to. Let ovorjMniiancomtw
in tho county whvrean noHsibly
como bo present, f
In Mentor! im.
Resolutions adopted by Laurens Lodge
No. 1302, K. of U.:
Wiiercah, God in His mysterious way
lms removed from us our beloved broth
or, Ci-.\i'i>ii s L. FlKB, Fast Dictator of
our Lodge; therefore he it?
Resolved, That in this sad event of
an all-wlso dispensation we mourn the
loss of one of tho most faithful and earn
ost members ever upon our rollt?, and we
tako this manner to express our appre
ciation of his zeal and integrity in every
thing that wao for the prosperity of tho
Lodge, and that would extend tho prin^
ciplcs of tho Order.
Jb-solvcd, That in his unwavering
con.? itency in living up to his obliga
tions wo havo an object Io3son, teaching
us what constitutes a truo Knight of
Honor, and one worthy of our emula
Resolved, That owing to tho faithful
discharge of any duty imposed upon
Brother Fiko, the good of the Order was
Resolved, That a copy of theso resolu
tions be entered on tho minute?, and a
copy sent to the family of Brother Fike,
and that a copy also bo furnished each
of the County papers for publication.
W, 1L GlLfc'kbbon,
Li G. Ballk,
C. W. Tunb,
Doaftacss Cannot no Cured
By local applications, us they cannot
reach the diseased portion of the ear.
There is only one way to cure deafness
sind that is by constitutional romodios.
Deafness is caused by an Inllamod con
dition of the mucous* lining of Kustu
ohian Tube. Whon this tube gets In
llamod you have a rumbling sound or
Imperfect hearing, and when it is en
tirely closed Deafness is the result,
and unless the inflammation can bo
taken out and this tube restored to its
normal condition, hearing will be de
stroyed forever; nine cases out of ten
are caused by catarrh, which is nothing
but an inllamod condition of the mu
We will give One Hundred Dollars
for any case of Deafness (caused by ca
tarrh i that cannot bo cured by Hall's
Catarrh Cure. Send for circulars,
P. .1. CHENEY CO., Toledo, O.
'Sold by Druggists, 7?e.
1 desire every ginnet: in Laurens
County to know that] have the Agency
for Ute best machine on tho market for
sharpening and gumming gin saws.?
Call on or address?
J. II. GARRISON,
Laurens, S. O.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
County ok Lauuens,
Court of Common Pleas.
Copy Summons lor Relief.
B. C. Burns and Albert Bums partners
in l.'iide under the firm name of
Burns Uro.. Plaint!Ifs against
Russell & Co.. Defendant.
To the Defendant Russell & Co.?
You are hereby summoned and re
quired to answer the complaint in this
action, of which a copy Is herewith
served upon you, and to sorvo a copy of
your answer to tho said complaint on
tho subscriber at thoir ollico at Laurons
Court 1 louse, South Carolina, within
twenty days after the service hereof,
exclusive of the day of such service:
and if you fail to answer the complaint
within the time aforesaid, tho Plaln
tili's fn this action will apply to the
Court for tho relief demanded in the
Dated .Line 20th, A. D., 1801.
[SEAL] J. II. WlIAKTON, O. O. ('. l\
JOHNSON & RICHLY.
1 'laintilV's Attorneys.
To Russoll iV Co., non resident. De
Take notice that the Summons and
Complaint in the above stated action
were filed in the ollico of the Clerk of
the Court of Common Pleufl for Laurens
County, Statt; of South Carolina, on
the 20th day of Juno, 1801.
JOHNSON & KICIIKY.
June lilt, 1801?Ot.
STATE ok SOUTH CAROLINA,
County ov Lauuens.
Court of Common Picas. .
Copy Summons lor Relief.
J. C. Wiltkins, os Administrator of the
iMato of Margaret. Tale, deceased,
Randolph MurlV, Waldormnr Murff,
c. W. MurlV, M. II. MurlT. Kli/.aboth
Pillloy, Sidney 'fate and Pinkney
Tute. Plantlffs against Lowis Hum
bert, stud children of Milton MurlV.
docousod, number na1-"" . :'.;;'? ?: and
plaeos oi rosidoitco unknown, and
children of Hollona Smith, decoased,
number, names, agOS und ?'.'.'jjoa Qf
V??moncc unknown, Defendants.
To the Defendants named ahpvc?
\ on are hereby Summoned stud re
quired to answor the complaint in this
notion, of which si copy Is herewith
served upon yon. sind to serve a copy of
your answor to the said complaint on
tho subscribers at thoir olVjco sit Lau
rons Coi.i t Houso, south Carolina.,
within twenty days after the service
hereof, exclusive of tin? day of such
SOl'vlco: and if you fail to answoi* the
complaint within tho time aforosaid,
thii Plaintiffs in this action will apply
to the Court for tho relief demanded
in the complaint.
Dated June 13th, A. I). 1801,
[SEAL] J. 11. WlIAKTON, c.c.o.t,,
JOHNSON & RICHEN ,
.). C. 0. PEATIIIORSTONIC, _
Plaint ill's' Attorneys.
To the unknown Defendants named
You will ploaso tako notloo that tho
...nn.t.ioi.u stmi Complaint in this action
were, tiled in the ollico of tho Olork of
the Court of Common 1 Metis, for Lau
rens County, in the city of Laurens,
Laurens County, State of South Caro
lina! on thi! I'tth day of June, 1801.
JOHNSON .\ I.MCI IKY.
J. 0. C. PEATHEUST( 'xl,
i jlaiutiffs' A i torno) s.
Laurens. S. ('., .TtltlO 13, '01 Ot. '
'IHK authorities of Converse Colic.-e
aulhorizo mo to mako the following oner
of one scholarship of free tuition in the
collogoale department of Converse Col
lego to onp young woman of Laurens
County. Bald scholarship is worth $50,
and in good for I wo years. The appli
cant mu d bo at lea- t thirteen, and not
more than clglltcon years, and must be
id good moral character.
The examination will be held at Lau
rens Court House nil Saturday, August
18th, 1804. Applicants must pass a
written examination on first Arithmetic
and Algebra to equations of tho Bocond
degree; second, t leograpliy ; third, U. s.
History; fourth, Ivngllsh Grammar and
Analysis. The applicant passing the
best examination shall he entitled to I lie
said Scholarship, ff there Hre no appli
cant for examination on tho day ap
pointed tho Holtool Commissioner ol
Laurens County shall have the power to
appoint one young woman to Haid rcIio!
THOM AS J. DI M K KMT.
School Comn.i.'fiioner Laurens Co.
I Juno 10, MKiit-W-Ot
Summer Goods to Make Room for Fall Goods.
25 cts White Wash
reduced to 16 cents.
15 cts White Wash
reduced to 10 cents.
12^ cts White Wash Goodsg
reduced to 8 cents.
Colored Argondier worths
25 cts reduced to 15 and i6n
- j -1 ri
Lawn worth 15 els reduced"
"Our colored and fancy stripeg
tj to 10 cents.
|We yet have few pieces of col
ored Lawn to be closed out)
u at 2 \ cents.
HLadies Under \'est for only *M ??
SCome to us for the R. & G. cor-|
I set, the best corset on then
If you yet have anything to buy in Millinery come to see us. If we have the goods to? suit yoil
we will make the price to suit, as all Summer Millinery must he disposed of in next JO day:-.
Every thing in Oxford Slippers sold at Big Sacrifice to close out ?Stock and make room for Fall
Shoes. Very Respectfully,
THE LAURENS CASH COMPANY. .
W. A. Jamieson and S. C. Toon, Managers. July 3d, 94-*
FREE TO ALL.
Tin: Dispensary law Declared
With many thanks to our friends
ami customers throughout tho country
for thoir liberal patronage in the past,
we wish tu inform them that we have
increased our facilities and that we are
better prepared to supply the increas
ed demand for our I'uro, Old-Fashioned,
Unadulterated, Hand-Made. Coppor
Distelled North Carolina Liquors.
These Liquors arothoVFRY BEST
for family or medical purposes that can
be obtained, and we especially recom
mend them for purity and line (lavor.
and they are highly recommended and
used by a great may Physicians und
Hospitals of the country.
Our prices per gallon are as follows,
from one to live gallons. Terms, strict
lv cash with order. We do not ship
C. (). 1).
N. C. Corn Whiskey_per gab $1.60
" ?? ?? " old.. "
" " ?? " oldest 44 2.00
Kyo Whlskoy. old. " 2.00
? " ?? . ?? 3.00
" oldest.... " 4.00
N. C. Applo Brandy, old, 44 2.00
" ?? Peach Brandy, old: " 3.00
Corn Whlskoy, cases 1 do/., bottles 0.50
Kyo 44 " " 44 '4 7,50
Apple Brandy li " " 7.50
Blackberry Wine.per gal. 1.50
Special Prices to Dealers.
Extra charge for vessel, JO cts. per
Winthrop State Normal College,
columiha, S. C.
Open to whltogirls over IT. Sosslon
bognis September 20th. Graduntos
accuro go ?1 positions. Lach county
gives two scholarships- one worth
$150.00 a session and one of free tuition,
first scholarships now vacant in coun
ties of Abbeville, Aiken, Anderson,
llarnwoll, Boailfort, Charleston, Clar
endon. Gharloston, Chostorilold, Flor
oiico, GrocnviUo, Goorgotown, Hamp
ton, 1 lorry, Kershaw, Lancaster, Lau
ren-, Lexington. Nowborry, Oconoo,
Orangeburg, Plekons, It ich land, Sum
tor, Spartanburg and York.
Competitive examination July 17th
at Court House of each county.
D. u. Johnson,
Columbia, S. C.
or Settlement and Application
Tor Final Discharffo.
Take notice that on the 6th day
of July, 1894, I will rentier u
final account of my acts and do
ings as Administrator of the estate
oi Matilda Goodgions, tlec'tl, in the
ofllco of Judge of Probate for Lau
rens county at 10 o'clock A. M.,
and on tnc same day will apply for
a final discharge from my trust as
BC!'i At 1 ministrn tor.
All persons having demands
against said coiaio will please pre
sent them on or before that 'J.Jly,
proven and authenticated, or bo for
W. B. GOODGIONS,
June 'o|-.jt Administrator;
?< AND >?
New Goods arriving weekly.
Call and see them, for seeing is be
Wo remain your faithful and
L. E. BURNS & CO.
/fOF"" J. T. Gftri'Ctt, Manager of
Store at Bnrksdalo, ?. C,
giSF' L. B. Burn?, Manager c-i
Stoic at Little Knob, S. C.
UNDER SELL IS OUR MOTTO
?We keep a full line of?
Shoes, Dry Goods, Groceries, Notions,
Hats, Millinery, Jeans, Cal
icoes, Cottonndcs, Woolen
Suitings, Hardware, Stoves,
and BIG LINE of
just arrived and they are Bargains
(or you to share.
We have also a full line of St.
Josephs' Family Medicines which
wc guarantee to he the best in the
We can give you bargains in
f FOR THE LEGISLATURE.
Col. John (.'. Williams Is annoucod
as a candldato for the Houso of Ltopro
sontatlvos, subject to the Democratic
FOR SCHOOL COMMISSIONER.
The many friends of Dr. Williams
Wright respectfully present him to the
voters of LuiU'CUS county as a candi
date for School Commissioner ol said
county, subject to the result of the
* Many Friends.
Wo aro authorized to announco the
name of Rev. H. Fowloras a candidate
for School Commissioner, subject to
the Primary election.
FOR PROBATE JUDGE.
Wo aro authorized to announce the
name of O. G. thompson as a candl
dato for the nomination of I'rebate
Judge - subject to the approaching pri
1 submit my name as a candidate for
re-election to the olllco of Judge of
1'rebate, subject to the rosult of the
John m. Clardy.
FOR COUNTY SUPERVISOR.
The frlondsof William Leaman, of
Cross Hill, knowing that he is fully
competent and that he will faithfully
discharge tllO duties of the olllco, res
pectfully announce him a candidate for
the olllco of County Supervisor, subject
to decision of Primary.
We, the friends of F. L. Milam. ap
preciating his service- as one of our
watchful and considerate County Com
missioners, rospoctfully submit his
name to the Democratic voters of Lau
fens County as a candldato for tho
Ofllco of County Supervisor subjcot to
tho action of the coming primary,
Fit i ends.
The many friends of jas. downey,
having full conlldonco in his ability to
discharge tho duties of County Super
visor to the satisfaction of the people of
I .aureus County, respectfully submit
his name to Llio Democratic voter.-, ol
this county subject to the approaching
The frlondsof '.?. P. Adairrospoct
fully nominate him as a candidate for
tho olllco of County Suporvisor, sub
ject to Democratic Primary elect".'-.;. *
The name of Messen Bahn is re
spectfully submitted to the Democratic
voters of Laurons County for County
Treasurer, .-.abject to tho action of
tho Domocratic primary.
Having full confidence In tho busi
ness ability ami well-known Integrity
of Cnpt. A. 10. Namck to dlsehargi
with credit to himself und honor to
the county the duties of nr.; utlluo t>>
which the people of ; aureus COV?nt\'
see propov u>. (.loot him. i,!.s many
frio' c.'. 11.:.pect fully prosem his name
j totho'votors of Lauronscounty for II ?
Olllco of Comity Treasurer.
The friend- ?i .Mr. J. I). MOCK an
notineo bint :is a candidate lor County
Treasurer, subject to the Domoct'Uth
Tho many friends of dipt. It.
KNIGHT rospoctfully present him to
tho votorsof Laurons County as n can
didate for TrOttSUror Of said County,
subject to tho rosult of the Democratic
I respectfully submit my name* as n
cundidato for County Auditor, subject
to the Democratic Primary.
W. Preston Hill.
Tho many frlondsof JN?. i!. Finlky
nominate hilll for County Auditor. BUb?
loot to tho choice of the Democrat'
The many friend.; ol W. L. FeHXIU
som- announce him as it candldato for
County Auditor subject to tho Domo
cratic l 'rimary.
Wo art; authorized to announco the
name of K. DI NK lt< ?YI> OH a can
dldato for the olllco of < !oulily Auditor,
subjoct to the action of- the Democratic
Wo are ailthori'/.od to annour.ee A.
W. SI MS as a candidate for tho Oltlct
Of Comity Auditor, subject to tllO 0C
tlon of tho Domocratic Primary. *
To the untorrilled Democracy ol
Laurons County: Having stud loo the
Statutes in I'Ogai'd to the duties of Au
ditor, I fool fully qualified for that
ofllco, and do hereby announce myself
a candidate for the said ofllco, subjocl
to the, Democrat ic primary.
S. W. LOW K.
Pooling myself competent to dis
charge the duties pertaiuinv to the
Auditor's ofllco. I tnoroforo ollor my
self as a candidate for said ofllco for
Lnur'ons County, subject to the demo
cratic primary elect ion.
W. Sanpord Knight*.
If you f/fdel weak
and all worn out take
BROWN'S IRON BITTERS
Shorthand ami PonmaivUfciif?
Wo havo'recently proparod Books on
tho ubovo, especially adapted to
"Home study." Sollt on (jo days
trial. Hundreds have been bciiofltod
hundreds of dollars by ordering OUV
publications. Why nop youV
Should you later dooido to ontoit one
College, you would roooivo erodlt foi'
the amount pud. Four w< oh i by our
method of teaching book-keeping is
oqual Lp 12 wooks by tho old plan.
Positions Guaranteed undor cer
tain conditions. Sond for our free Il
lustrated Ho pa to catalogue and ".stato
your wants." Address?J. F,Draughon,
I 'ros't.? Dranghon's l 'racl real Buslno! s
College and School of Shorthand an I
Telegraphy- Nashville, Ten. 1Jlovoil
Teachers, 000 Students tho pas,t year.
No vacation. Bator any time. Ciihai*
Hoard. X. lb W^^ ^' 'h foe
all vacancies as booK-lceop >r , S >
graphers, toachors, elorks, oto., ro
ported to us, provided we I'll Stil .'.
May L, 1801?Urn.
D Suppw ion,.pie., th .. fail
toalYordu cpoedy pud certain rollofj
No lOxporlmont, bat a lelontillo and
|)ositivo relief, adopted only after years
of experience. All ore i di
rect from our ollico. Price per paok
age. $1.00 or six package or 5,(3 >, by
mail postpaid. IflVliltY PACKAOH
(J u Alt A NTKDD. Particulars f ialod)4c.
All Correspondence strictly Conlldou
PAUK REMEDY CO.,
Hj jroN, Mass.
E. J. O'CONNOR
BOS Broad St., Augusta,
?liOIOE OliD W11ISK 11 . ,n
HP.ANDjiE! , (JiNSj
AND LIQUORS OF ALL KINDS.
The Largest Liquor
House in tho South.
j5j?T* Moil orders receive proi ipt
Sept. 25, '97,-3111
under rtnsortatdo condition . Ojr I : i; ,j
cal<doi;iko will explain why wo c: iafi
Dranghon's Practical Dusln ; toll o,
NASHVILLE, TEH I, < Write fore >
Book-keeping, Shorthand, I r > I
fjf.">p!:v. V/t. sj'.th 1 m ; . mo . y .1 rii of
>.. ' 1
C"<... ' .f In tuition, ?v< > / 1. ? !'?
1 ? : . 1
rccoutly prcji red b< >ki 1 ; lly . y. ? u*
Kent 0:1 CO <? ? '?!;.? Wrii id C ' itil
"your \.:ir.i"." N. lt.- AYC jv/ ?;;. ?? . . ? .1 . I V.v
enncioa no book-kcopcrfi, t.tcno rsiitli . <?.??? :r".
olorkti, otc.i rcport?a to iw, 1 .?..'. . ? . 1. ??
. CHY&iAi. .... sf.. 1
/ VV toaoc r;.AJ K.
Todd, Simpson & Co., c noral Mor>
??hauls, have tho exclusivesulo of thoflp
Celebrated GIllSSOH hl Luill'CnS, S. O.
From the factory of Kelhlin ,^ Moore,
the only eomplolo optical plant In tho
South, Atlanta, Cu.
ALI. Peii'iini bf.::u; bir..,.u- 1 v.
the Hohool Comminnioner >\iil Dnd l.dm
in his Office on Saturday of cath ->-\t ?;lc7
until further notice.
tho.;. .l duck ei r, *
School Conimipoionei |,aiu< njCo