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CORD OF LAUREN'S IT* TO
DATE* JUNE 1?.
.go Barlo is di.80U880d a-a possible
Jjduto for United State Senate.
?'J A. Gatnbroll niado a busin?
dplo hie plantation in l au. one count >.
Jon Governor Evans lias told all
Knows about the bonds, of wri
Iho remainder of hie stock <
lution consist??Charleston Post.
ftttlOWS, of Indiunn. la one of the
jof tho free silver candidates, lie
led "rood grit" at the tlmo of tlx
it strikes and rioting In t tic \v
10 rulo that candidates for State
oflBbs should flic their |
22jBnst.. Is all wrong. 1 up]
thfl date a horse should
ow leg and It be desired
oBr nag? Should It bo 1
l#o to trot over the uours and
ti^j gate money?
idren'a Day will bo ol o-l
rn n Greek Church on s.-: rday I)
m \ho fourth Sunday i". ti i month,
inst. A basket-picnic will In i\
y ? prominent speakers havo b en it -
for the occasion. The : ul lie 1 re
cordially invited to nit sndj nnd .1
nut tlmo guaranteed.
Thos. ifl. Miller, of Beaufort, :it u
mooting of tho Truslooson Wodn
last at Orangeburg, was oloetod Presi
dent of tho state Colored Ind
College. Miller I: an intolll ? '
colored man, a lawyer by prol
and an ox-member of Con - No
professors were eleeted. The luw pro
vides that all the ofilccrs und | 1
Bors of tho eollogo shall bo of :
Annual Honor Holl,
Holl of Distinguished, and Moll of
Special Mention of Lauren 3 City
To be on the Monthly Honor' Boll a
pupil must not bo Bbs< nt more than
one day and must avorago 08 In at
least two studies and must not average
under 90 In any Blhglc study.
To bo on the Annual Itoll a pupil
must be on each monthly roll,
To bo on the Roll of I)! si inguished u
pupil must be on eueh monthly rol 1
To bo on the Roll of Special M< ui
a pupil must have missed one Mo
Roll on account cf providential hind
Second Grade?Special Mention,
Grover Peterson, Josio Sul Ivan.
?Third Grado?Special Montlon,
Eliza Caine Frankle Grltton, Abblo
Hampton, John Arthur Mosul ? ' :
tingulsbod, Blanche Elliott.
Fourth Grade?Special Mi n
Vaugham Grltton; Distinguished Jes
Fifth Grade?Annual Roll. Willie
Jones: Special Mention. Tallulnh
sixth Grade?Special Mention, Nora
Smith, Haskoll Dial.
Seventh Grade?Sal 11c Langston
Eighth Grado?Annual Roll, Mary
Harper, Ltllle Irbv. John McKinley.
Special Mention, l.iilie Brown, Moric
Ninth Crude?Annual Roll,
Barksdalo, Pearlo Barn tt; Dh
ished, Mildred Cox, Louise Riol
Tenth Grade?Annual Roll,
Cox, Bessie Cunlngham, Copers An
derson: Spoclal Mention, ICstollc
J. B. Wa'I KINS,
Beautiful lino of black ^ooda for la
dies fkirt-j ohea.pt at I ami (son'cr.
We are closing out all summer millin
ery at Jamioson's.
Ditslnotis n<>' loo ??
A few handsome dies:' pnMuns yet
left to ho closed out at a big Baerlfici at
40 cents tsilks for waist KOirig at 25
cent1} at Jamioson's.
The Harbccuo Ol Mr. Iii Winn al H u -
ris Lithla June 25 will bo an inl in
occasion?attended by Senators Till'
man, Irby and the other candl
Charge for dinner, gentlemen 3o con
ladies 25 cents.
A big lot of Fruit Jars just, received
at Dr. Posoy's Drug Store. He will
sell them cheap as ho has not the room
See the paper lead pencils -p< rfcel
points?clean hands ?no knife ac
to sharpen. Pencils revolutionize d.
Prize 5 cents at The Laurons Drug Co.
Laxative Bromo Quinine for Qoad
aches and Neuralgia, Wampolos Dl
tlvo Kola Wine a powerful norvo tonic
and digestive stimulant at Dr. Posoy'i
Use Witch Hazel Soap for beautify
ing the skin; 10c a cake at Dr. Poaey
Wo soil warrant d shoes from some
of tho best manufactures in thcUnitud
J. R. MlNTER & Son.
Fresh lot of Tanglefoot Fly Paper
just rccolvcd at Dr. Posoy's Drug Store.
Will sell it cheap.
Look In our window ut the Borax
display. Powered Borax in ono pound
boxes only 20 cents each at
The Laurens Drug Co.
Borax is good for a hundred differ
ent things about the house. Ask for a
Borax Recipe book at
The Laurons Drag CO.
Straw hats'. Straw hats!! Beauti
ful lot just secured in all bloel.s at
Davis & Roper's.
150 pr boys' knee pants at Oo, 260
pr boys' wool pants at 25c, 160 pr hoys'
wool pants at 50c. See thorn at Davis
Soo tho twenty-mulo team hauling
Borax in our atoro window.
The Laurons Drug Co.
Dr. Posoy's Soda Fountain is the
place to get something good to drink
such as Cherry Phosphate.
Big lot of Stetson hats in all the
latest blocks In stiiY hats, alpines ami
full shapes just In. Now Is your tlmo
for cholco. Davis <fc Roper.
Tho prottlest lino of ladies and chil
dren's sllppors over shown in this mar
ket at Davis & Roiicr's.
? tig lot of trunks and valises at low
est prlcos at Davis ?fc Roper's.
Wo sell tho JelTerson and King
J. R. Minthu Sr, Son.
Wantp.d? Tho people of Lauren to
know that they can have made nt my
studio any kind of Photograph and
copying dono from any kind of picture.
If you wish tho New Platino Photo
graphs I can mukc thorn and will fur
nish thorn in tho latest. Dresden
stylo. Olvo mo your patronage. Tt
I-. A. McCohd.
We are head quarters for bar^.dns
In Clothing, Shoos lints and Staple Dry
j. R. Mintkk A Hon.
tho laryeat and best selection of
Close of the Schools.
The examinations In the city Graded
Schools concluded during the closing
days of last werk.'I hey were '.nlniontly
satisfactory. Trustesa heard a partol
the examinations in the colored school
and te-tify to advQncomont and pro
gress among the colored children
In the white ehool a largo ?1&88 of
young men and yottug ladies received
certificates of graduation, showing
yory high merit and etUeiency. This
:( '. )>.1 bad i'.-> closing exhibition at tho
Opot'o House on Thursday evening
last, which \vaS highly enjoyed by u
packed audience ol t)n fathers, moth
ei s and friend * of the pupils, Wc re
gret we hav'nt iphco to particularize
soino of the little ladies and gentlemen
who signally Impressed tho nudlonee
by their exec'lout perf>.nuances. Wc
will bo pardoned for particular
mention of the ad dross of w.
Plorco Culuo, which completely
cuptiirod tho uudlonce for its (.ri; luut*
ily un<] oloverm is.
school.; t:re to ho coi gratulatcd upon
the admirable conduct of our cducn
tonco of Professor Watklns and his
Or, Iflrl ! tui.
The Laurons Sunday School. M. r.
Church, on Sunday >he 7th Instant,
Udopted the following among other re
solutions in me mory en" Dr. V\'. D.Kirlc
l. That \yo, '. m robot's of the Lauf
rcus, S C.'Sunday school, propose to
the Sunday schools of Ivo M, W. Ohuroh,
Pouth, that wo raise to his momory "a
bnphument more : ng than br ?s, and
more buI lime than regal elevation of
pyramids, by rounding one or more
scholarship In one or more of our in
stitutions of learning to bo culled the
\V, I). I? Irk hind scholarship, That said
in t it u tie a or Institut ions be designated
by our Conn- ctlnnu! Sunday Sclav..!
Hoard and thai ! \\ John O. Wllsou,
the niii ruber of that board from the
S. C. Conference, bo Requested to tako*
charge of this interest, keep it before
tho Sunday schools and present it to
tho said board in order to ecouro tuolr
?!. That tho first Sunday in October
next bo .set apart as Scholarship Day
and that collections be taken tip In ail
our Sunday schools for said purpose on
that day or aj soon thereafter as
practicable, and that tho amounts ool
I ictod bo forwarded to K. J, Slgliam,
!) I). 1 porotary of Education* to be
held .subject to the order of the Sunday
25 cents Bilks ?? big at 16 cents at.
:;?,) cent,, will Ley a neat ?dipper at
You Will ko< ,i cool if vor. will go to
Jamioflon'a and buy a neat summer coat
and v?:s' ohu rp.
* _ .<> (front* si iiit ar<.a centers in the
Senatorial race. Senator Irby and
Governor Kvans will cor.talnly be can
d Ida tea The rumor that Judge Karl
would also cuter the contest has been
published and has notthor been eon
firmed or denied, but nothing more
Is authority for the statement.
In connection with this contest it is
said that Gov. Kyahs Will reserve any
Statement ho has to make abuut the
lend matter for tho campaign meet
ing, tie will hold it, the report says,
a;; ammunition to Uro back at Senator
Irby who is ox poo ted l,o use the New
York Times' story against Ills oppo
The campaign i-> going to develop
some lively political Sparring in tbo
Congr- . a Eh the Firbt Dis
trict Mr. George P\ V?n Kolnltis Will be
n candidate. Col. lillliott, rece ntly j
unseated, wl I I koly bo in it too, while
the Incv table Qoorgo Washington
Murray will bo on hand to contest the
right oi olthor to the honor should one
or tho other bo doefar?d auaoessfui
In tho Second District Col. Talbcrt
Will hdvo li > opposlt' n.
In tin Third t here is talk of a good
many oppouon a :o Congressman Laib
mor. Arno? ? those mentioned arc: Col.
D. K. Nbrrla, Of Ahderadn; Senator C,
If. MoCalla, of Abbovllloi Mr.>T. W.
Howdon, of Anderson; Mr. W. C, Me
Gowan of Abboville, and Col. G cor go
Johnstono of Nov/bCrry.
fn the Fourth' District Congressman
Wilson may rave no opposition. Mr.
H Cowpor Patton and Mr. .Joseph T.
Johnson, of Spat'tunburg have, how
ever, boon spoken of as possible con
b. the Fif h Copgr ii iinun Strait will
evidently have a lively time to got
back to Washington. Tno opposition
all conies from the Roform ranks, too
Amon those who will probably enter
tho lists nro! Roprcsontatlvo J, W.
Floyd, of Korshaw; Senator D. E Pin*
ley.'of York and Mr. W. D. Tranthain
In the Mxth tho contest will probably
bo hot. 'i'ii two candidates are Con
gressman tvfol.aurln and lion. W. D.
Evans Both are staunoh Roformors.
and o.ie has already stood the test of
Btowardshtp In Washington with er -
it it. to llmSOlf and the StfttO.
'.. tho Seventh DistrlotCongrossman
Stokes will probably be ronomlnatod
without opposition, as far as floform
candidates are concerned, though it is
reported that Representative Mitchell
of l.OXlngtOn will be a candidate ?
With all these and tho hundreds of
candidates for county offices, the people
of South Carolina, who are notorious
for loving a political light more than
anything else, ought cor tainly to have
enough to last, them several years.?
Columbia Register, Juno 12th,
Tho tolephotfo wires nro now
belog p.nced and there will be a
peri eft net-work of them along
Broadway, Looks more like a eily
than ?Vft.r b* fore. The survey hits
boon mado artd the line Will be ex
tended li) Laurons'utonce.
President A. B, Blakoley and
civil Engineer Bye irby and Beere?
(ary ana Treasurer H, J. Horton
are hustlers.?Clinton (Ja/, lie.
DeAfuCds (liinuot Be Cured
by local applloAtlons na thoy cnn?
not reach the tlhoused portion of
iiie oar. There h only one way to
cure deafnesa, and tb t Ifl by con
fttltotlonal rennadlep. Deafness is
paused by ftia Inflrinled condition of
tho niucoti ' lining of tho Eu. Inch
Ian Tube. Wno? thl \ lube is iu
Rainod you hftya n fumbling sound
or Irnperfect lienrlifg,and when it
Is entirely closed, Doafn^*jSIS flu
result, und tinloa'? l!ie iellummalion
can bo taken out and this tub > re
stored to il* normal condition,hear
ing will be destroyed forever; nine
cu8c8 out of ten nre caused byca
lu^rh, which Is nothing but an ln
llumcd condition of tno mucous Mtr
Wowiligivo One Hundred Dol
lars for any CflSO of ^oafnoss
(caused by < >if trrh) that cuonoibe
curiul by ttall's Catarrh (Jure. Send
for circulars, free.
F, J. CIII'.NHV Co , Toledo, O.
?3T Sold by druggists.
NOTICE 1?The next qnattoi'ly moot
ing of tho Lanrens County Allianco will
moot with Centrovllle Allianco, at Ekom
school house, on tho first Friday in July,
tho ud day of tiio month. This is a tory
important mooting. The election for
county oOlcers and a dclcgat ? to tho
StatO Alliance and Collen welgbor ?111
OF THE WEEK in AND abound
The work of building tho vaults in
ihe Court House makes progress.
C. C Foatherptono, Ks<j[., is attend
ing tho Wofiord eoinineneement.
Mrs Dr. A ikon is visiting relatives
lit Rock Hill.
Mr. Porrln Matthews, of Bnoroo,
spent Sunday with Mr. W. E Lucas.
l>r. David AudorsOD and his lady
; . sovoral days with tho family of
Mr. W. L. Doyd.
Miss Nettle flay no, a charming young
!udy of Port Motto, aftoi a visit to Miss
Perrln Farrow hue gone to Saluda.
Frank; Wilson ami daughter,
Lueilo. are visiting relatives in tho
Mr. Robert Moorman and family are
be familyoi Mr. L. \v. Slink
Miss I .yd io irhy Is attending Com?
omoUt at tho I ulhurau College,
\ f. w Laurcns pQaotios on th? olty
market last wook, but they were noth
ing to boast of as to quality,
Mrs Dr. J. P. Simpson and children
arc at tho Glenv Hprlngs, whoro they
v. ill spend eoino time.
Misses ' 111 to Miller, Pannio Roland
and Eloli? Wright are home from
Converse Collogo for sweet holiday
Mr. V. Wilson Davis, engineer of
Atlanta, is hero making a ?urvoy of
the < ity with tho viow to establishing
the ety's waterworks
Mrs. j. P. Burton entertained a sc
leol purty o( lady friend;, with .a dainty
tea on Friday evening last in compli
ment lo h?r . Ister, Mrs. Frank Wilson,
Observe the advertisement of Mr.
Harr Is of tho Li thin Springs. It is a
dolighlful opportunity for the eunf
I ii-ways during the heated term now
We have a cotton bloom of the 11th
from Our young farmer friend, J. H.
Hunter. Nobody has a better cotton
plantation and few know better how to
SI'S. Kennedy Bros, received 011
Saturday a lino lot of Georgia melons,
tolling them rapidly at from 50 cents
for the largest and smaller at lower
The Wobstorttcs are seated at Chica
go. Alas for the ''Lilly Whites," in
eluding our own Ramps Pope. None
but McKlnloyitcs neod apply. That
settles Republicanism in this Btato.
Mrs. Mary Core, of Laurons, who
' B en on a months vi it to her son,
D. N. Core, of this city, returned to
her homo Tuesday of tills week.?
G rconwood Journal.
Pratt Suber, colored, alternate State
doiogato to tho ttopubllcan Convention
t Louis left fertile W68t on Friday
last. He is of what they cull the Web
slor or rogular faction.
On Thursday last a dog of Mi*. Edgar
If. Crews showing symptoms of rabies
I cd after biting two of Mr. Crews'
highly valued hounds. These ho had
promptly killed ?but the supposed mad
dog oscopod and Is at largo,
Tho Hon W. L. Mauldln and Capt.
.). \ Mooney, proinine.it citizens of
Greenville, woro in tho city on Fri
day last. As they are not politicians
the question arises?what were they
Tho Ku-ta-did, the monotonous, but
.-v.eet .Grenader of tho South is with
everything elso ahead of time. This
little winged Instrument is known as
tho July fly and is duo tho 28th of this
month, but for ton days lias been lull
ing us to sleep.
Prof. 0. L Durham, of Furman, has
jllSt I'CCOivcd notice of his election to a
fellowship at Cornell University in
Lulii! and Creek. This is a nigh
honor, us only two fellowship:] aro
awaVdcd. The othor fellowship was
awarded to a graduate of Cornell, who
is now at Athens, Greece.
News has reached us of the death in
Texas of Mr. Wm. II. Anderson, a broth
er of Mrs. W. L. Boydof this city. He
was a native of Spartanburg, was a
soldier of tho Lost Cause, spent
months In Northern prisons and alter j
the war removed to tho West. He
lOavos a family. His relatives hero
will regretfully hear of his death- and
have tho sympathy of many friends.
Our friend A. D. Mltoholi, of Tum
bling Shoals Bends US a specimen Ogg
of an Indian game pullet. It weighs 3j
07.. arid measures around the poles 7\
Inches and oquatoriully i>\ inches.?
Tumbling Shoals is a grand section of
Laufend and modesty is tho chief
Crrnco of the inhabitant - but if many of
those eggS hatch there is bound to be
Bome tall crowing in those digging in
tlio eoming autumn.
Tbo catalogue of tbo South Caro
lina College is on our table. It shows
this prent Institution in a comparat
ively nourishing condition. The genius
loci o( the place is inspiring. ft has
tho aroma of Preston, Loagaro, O'Neal,
McDttfllo, Plnoknoy. a noble galaxy of
groat South Carolina names. Dr.
,1 n mos Wood row is tho President with
a splendid array of able professors
Of |H| students 1.aureus has on'.y four,
all standing WOll and rolleotthg credit
on the institution: J, W. Porgusou,
Jun., Bonlnmtn J. W?lls, John J. Mc
Swain and E. P. Mlntor.
Commencement day is June 21th.
Lice in Cotton.
Complaint comes from various quar
tors of I loo in the young cotton. A gen
tleman showed us on yesterday a half
dozen stalks twelve Inches high covered
w\th live vermin. These stalks were
pulled from various Holds in a drive of
iivo miles. The development of the
parasite is attributed io tho cold
nights of the last ton days.
?.?j>A Proa Trip to Harris Lithln.
i will pay the rail road faro from
Laurons to Waterloo and return for
parties visiting tho Springs. Tickots
to be secured on Saturday good to re
turn on Monday. Gallon Agent of tho
P.R & W. 0. *R. It. for tickets.
J. t. Harris.
Juno l?th, 1800-? lt.
A ' peeial train lo aceommudUo tho
Veterans and other friends who wish toy!
n 1 the 11 :-nnion at Richmond Jun<
M no 1 July 1 and 2 will leave Mend A]
June 2 Hb
AfJieville, 5.28 a. m.; Groonwoojl
. ?9 in.: Orosa Hill, ?.17 a. m.; CJltfi?
ton, 7.26 a.. no.; Carlisle,8.42 a. m.| Oh/a
ler, 8.56 a. m. C.itawbn, 0.8ns. m';t Men
roe, 10.17 a, m.; arrive Richmond, fl.iO
p. nv /
ThlB will bp known as tbo' Smth/Jard
Una Veterans Special'! and will hd ac
companied by one or moro ropmsenta
tlvi h ol the S. A. L. Ar. opportunity
will bo given IhoHa ?oing this,/routo to
return by Norfolk by the James River,
special coaches will he pr.y/dod for
?" different Cainpj of divisiq/.
ANDERSON, J. N/Vki.-iii,
1 8, W A.
Presbyterian Col lego of South Cnro.
A number of Visitors are in Oiln
ton and large crowds have attend
ed tho lutoresling exercises whloh
have taken place.
The exercises of Commencement
began .Sunday with uu eloquent
aud appropriate sermon by Rev.
Robert Adams of Lauron8| S.O.?
He look as his text part of Acts
xx:85. "Remember [he words of
tlio Lord Jesus how ho said, It is
moro blessed to glvo than to re
Me said that some commentators
thought that tho Apostlo spoke us
if the verse was familiar to all, us
coming from Christ and that pro?
bably if was :i favorite Baying of
It i-: eertuin however that the
principle la emphasised In differ,
ent words again and again In nil
parts of (lie Bible, and many other
sayings of Christ show how thor
oughly he believed In ?. All his
acts while on earth show how
thoroughly he lived up to it. Ho
came to briqg salvation to all. bui
thoso who did not'know- of his di
vine mission could hut observe
how his litu was given to holp his
follow-mou. lie* loved to satisfy
moiVa physical needs, to boat the
8lck, feed Iho hungry and restore
sight to tho blind. Ho lived to
heal diseased minds, and lo com?
fort tilOSO thai mourned, but ho es
pecially wished to bring- all to a
knowlego of the truth mul pet
them to lovo aud servo (Jod. The
heroes of Ilm Bible were, those who
had boon ivililng to use their tal
ents and strength, whether small
or great to glorify Gotland (o do
Botne good to these around them.
Thla pt'inciplo was true in na
ture, 'Che stagnant pool thai k< pt
nil the water brought was ugly
and repulsive while the 1 tinning
stream which carried water every
where was pure and clean. Most
things In nature took in sotuothing,
but in foturn always gave some
thing back. It' they took more Ihnn
was useful In performing their
fun lions stagnation and death
woro almost certain.
Ho th< n spoke of iho knowledge
acquired by tho students which
wn ? good only as used, If im
parted i( would do good, but if not,
though it might give them pleas
ure, they would fail to got tiio
most from it. If tho (raining and
knowledge they had acquired at
college should bo used only to at
tain their own ends and with no
thought of glorifying God and
being useful to tlu ir fellow-men,
their development must be cramp
ed. Tho person who lives only for
himself would not havo tho same
interest In life aa ono who was in
terested lu tho pleasures and sor
I'OWS and lh(> works and aims of
his fellow-men, and could thus
share I heir joys and sorrows.
Ho said it was a comforting
thing to know that God himself
loved to give all things to those
who sought aright. What sinners
most needed was pardon. Ho was
willing to give that to all, and
not only that but to enable Ihem
to conqui v their sins snd develop a
1. ? ry ono should come to him
for these gilfs and then use all
tin Ir efforts lo let others know the
Tht thought of Iho sermon was
lb.it ->j i' * ti! (! seek the whole truth
In God and do all in our power to
glorify htm and help our fellow
men by im parting It toother.?The
Southern Presbyterian, June 11tit.
Dr. Dave Anderson had a stroke
of paralysis tho other morning, but
I am glad lo -date that it was light
Mr. Reed Anderson has been
confined lo his bed again for several
Mrs. Dr. F. G. Fuller is still not
ablo lo bo ab >ut much and ii will
In; a question of lime, and iho on?3
is not far.
Mr. W. N. Wharlon and several
others attended tho Unl n Meeting
nl Mount ville hist Sunday.
Dr. 0. Fuller, of Tennessee, has
been out to see his mother a few
Mr-. J. H. Wharlon and daugh
ters of Waterloo havo been visit
ing relatives and friends hero.
Tho etilelontschool teacher, Miss
Mary L. Pitts will give a picnic at
tho close of her school which will
take place about tho l?th of next
month. After which lime slio will
goto Columbia or elao vHicro to
take her vacation.
Mr. A. It. Holmes is getting in
shape to go into tho dairy business
as lie has this mail route and both
combined can make a good thing
out of it.
Mr. R. H. Young has been on a
visit lo the family of Oapt. James
Drummond of Young's. Tho Oapt. is
a strong Tillman man and I would
not serio'.'.sly object to vole for the
high and intelligent gontleman for
any ofllce ho may aspire to,
We uro glad to hear that Miss
Bessie Wharlon now of Columbia
at the Training School will soon be
at home to spend her vacAtlcn.
Mr. J, L. Young will bo at home
In a lew days from the Business
Collegoof Atlanta with his diploma.
Mr. und Mrs. It. T. Dunlap havo
been visiting the family of Oapt.
James Iludgensof Maddens.
The Maddens correspondence
said if Ben Tillman went wild he
was Iho smartest man in tlieso
United Slatei. I have this much
to say 1 am glad that there are
others do not look through these
iiid of glasses,
Wo aro enjoying a good rain
which was needed very much, but
came too late for wheat and oils
but will givo tho corn and cotton a
send oft. Wheat Is very light and
Indifferent. Oats are very sorry.
Some will not pay for the harvest
ing. With all the dry weather we
have a very Haltering prospect for
a good crop of corn, cotton and
sorghum and other crops.
J, T. A. Ballew, Esq., has plenty
of young water melons which will
C'>me in tu u very good time.
Messrs. Blokes Tea gun und Lau
rens Bailey are going lo get up u
picnic near Burnt Mill Creek.
Mrs. Fuller, of Mounlvile, Is
visiting her sister, Mrs, Milan),
Mr. Lucius Wharlon one of our
most popular youni> men la vishing
hl& mother, Mn>, Annie Patterson
near Young's Store, Wo wish him
a pleasant trip,
Miss Lllla Glonn, ono of Now
berry's most charming daughters is
the guest of Mrs. Milnm. Wo wls i
her a ploasunt stay in our midst.
Misses I'.on l u aro and Pitts and
Messrs Kd Tongue and Martin at
tended the exhibition ul Cross Hill
last Friday awoek. Thoy report "
pieudld time. l\
Whore will you take lt?J
This question often arise af-*
ler you have consulted the host*
(noL the cheapest) physician you*
know, and have received his
It should go to tho best drug
gist you know?one who will'
use tho right kind of drugs, und*
will not try to till it if he hasn't*
the right kind.
It should go to the druggist*
who will exorcise the greatest*
uaro in getting the right drug-'
la Ihe right quantity, nnd wi'1*
go over Iiis work several lime
to be sure ho is right.
Wo conduct our prescription*
business as the best druggistt'
should, and this is an answer t<
the question, "Where will yon*
take it ?"
The Laurens Drug Co.
Near Post Office
H, k. Aikkx, M.D, Manager.
lu Memory of J,tttlo Minnie. ^
With a sad hcirt I announce IIa- death
of MipnlOi daughter of Mr. w\ MtB.
5/)iii8 s. Ma'd'dttVi, who was siiddonly
called to her Heavenly honiO on May
20th, 1806. On Friday afternoon, while
on her way from school, sho was i heor
fully playing with her oldor sister. She
had a handful of plums and wai acci
dentally choked to death on one of them,
sho was seven years and Beven months
old. Tho little ones tried with all their
might to remove tho plum, She was n
bright, sweet little buu, and was gently
plucked in early 'childhood and was
carried homo to Heaven to bloom.?
Weep r.ot, fond parents, for your little
ono. Sho lias gone before "and will
gladly welcome her loved ones to that
bright hoina above.
Another little lamb has gone
To dwell with Him who gave;
Another litHe darling babo
Is sheltered in the grave.
Cod nooded ono more angel child
Amidst his shining band ;
And ho he bent with fcving smile,
And clasped our darling's hand.
Peaceful ho thy slumber;
Peaceful in thy uravo bo low;
Thou no more will join our number;
Tho.i no more our sorrows know.
Yet again we hope to meet theo,
When the day of lifo is fled ;
And in Heaven with joy to greet thee
Where no farewell tours are shed.
Taken in lime Hood's Hirs;ipar
ilia prevents serious llinoss by
keeping Ihe blood pure and nil the
organs in u healty condition.
Notice to Bicycles Riders.
Do you need any of the article
named below if so call on us, G. & .1.
Tires, G, and J. Inner Tubes and Va
lises, Morgan & Wright Vires, Morgan
iV Wright Inner Tubes, Morgan Si
Wright Valves, Saddles, Dandle Bars,
llamllo Bat" Grips (cork), Pedals,
Spokes, Nipples, Guards, Too Clips,
CJrapshollno (for chain), Steel Ulm Ce
ment, Wood Rim Comont, Patching
Cement, repair Kits. :i idohes Bloyolo
Oil, Pumps, Wrenches, Bells, Cyclo
meters, Lamps, Coasters, Oil Cans,
Locks, Balls, (all sizes). We also make
special orders for all parts to any bi
cycle- When you get in trouble ca'l on
B. M. & K. H. Wilkos & Co.
Tho Board of Trustees of tho School
District of tho town of Laurons horoby
calls a public mooting in tho Court
House at elovon o'clock, A. M., the
2t)th Inst., of all thoso cltizons who ro
turn real or porsonal proporty in said
District for tho purposo of levying a
tax for the support of tho City Graded
Sohoola the noxt scholastic year.
0. D. Bahicsdam:,
Soo'y of Board.
, Jnno Hth, 1800-^
An angol knocked and ontorrd in tbo
Iiojoo of Mr. ami Mrs. Lowls S. Madden
Oct. 7, 1805, and claimed their baby ?irl
Robbie. The littio ono lived but a shot t
time lifter taking ill.
Ween nol fond pardnta for the Savloor
said "Buffer little children to come unto
lue. and forbid them not io enter, for of
such io the king lom of Heaven." Tho
littln ono la robed In clean white linen
and walks tho ntreotH of gold J a little
song Is put In her mouth sn l .die is
sweetly s ii/in'^ with thor.s u-.-'s of littio
childron who havo gone boforo, It is
sal to think how often tho dour little
bane has called papa and mama, but
whose aweot little voice is now forever
stilled. Her little foot-Slop.1 can never
more bo hoard, but she i t waiting at tho
gate and will eo oh ho calling, come borne,
dear mother and dear father, conio home,
your baby is waiting to meet you and
will gladly welco a < a to bor bright
home. (4ittlo Robbie was three years
ami seven months old.
This lovely bud, so young, hi fab-,
Calle-! hence by early doom ;
To sbo? bow :".w e a 11 iwor
in par ad I ?- u oul I bloom,
E'er sin c >uhl barm, o'er sorrow fade.
Death camo svltn friendly care;
The opoolng bud to Iloaveu convoyed,
And bade it blossom liiere.
It was the will (.f our dear Saviour to
remove from the homo of Mr. no \ Mrs.
bowls s. Madden thoireldest andmuch
lovod dnughtoi Nannie, who finished
he; oarlhly task and went lo bor homo
in Heaven Oct. 0, 1805, at the early ago
of 1J years and nino months. She was
a gentle and sweet gir', and wna lovt d
by all who knew her. She was tho
pride of hor falhpr and mothe r and tho
charm of bar many frtends- (bid called
nnd she gladly answered the thrice Wei*
come summons. While wo grloVed to
givo her up, we rejoice that she hi at
rest in EIuav< n. Thero Is n vacant t;oat
bv tbo Qrosido which can neve r by tilled.
Wo listen in vain for n footslop light, a
Btep that forever Is stille.1. There is an
aching void in our hearts to-day ? void
which time can never fill, but \?o bow
submissively to tho will f\ our fatlier,
knowing that he doeth all things woll.
Farewell, dear Nannie; wo know that
thou art gone from us, and can never
return, but thank God. wo can go to
you, where loved ones never part.
Dearest Nannte, she bus left u.h,
Left UP, ye1, jor ever more;
But wo hope to meet our loved one,
* :i thai bright and happy shore.
Lonely the homo, sad tho hours
Since our de n- one lias gouc ;
Rut oh, a brighter homo than ours,
In Heaven is now her own.
Through all pain at times sho'd smile,
A smile of Heavenly birth ;
And W ben the angola called her homo,
She smiled farowoll to earth.
Heaven retnlnoth now oik treasure,
Earth the lonely casket keeps ;
And the sunbeams love to linger,
Where our Bainted Kannte sleeps.
List or Letters
Remaining in tho Post Offlco at Lad
rens, S. C, unclaimed, for the wee1,
ending,) une 15, 1800.
B?Bolder, Miss Oornolis; ?yrd.Oliai*
le\: Crow, MiflS .Mary ( ab), Hngb.
D- Dandy, William. Donning, I W.
E?Earnest, W Ji
11 ?Hani-', .Miss Mary: Hamilton,
M? McDaniol, Darling; Mill an, Mrs.
Lance; Miller, I > M ; McOlarko, Colin.
P?Porter, .1 I : Pinaon,J A.
W?Wilson, Miss biz.:c William?,
h'OR THE WEEK KNDINfl -Um: 8,
A ? Ausborn, W Rj Ausburn, Miss
B?Benjamin, MissMarj ; Boyd, Ren
B?Hawkins, Mrs. Amanda; Davis, N
It?Hudens, John \t.
I?lrhy, J R.
K ? Kassie, CJiinrJ"e.
L?hoc, Miss Je/liu ; Little, Siihie.
M?McMorris, ? Ej Martin, Q. W.
[??-Porfor, ?!? im E.
3?Smith. Mr*. Dr. W B.
. Jf? -".'?'?'or, Irs. Lina.
W?WilliUlllS *','?.."TVi. " ./ r~y
Persons calling for any of a*. ,..
tera will please say, "They at, IJA V.
Use b T. R, Onawa, p. M.
DON'T STOP TOBACCO,
How To Care Yourself Willie L ing It.
ThetoblCCO habit grows on a man un
til bia nervous system is sorionsly aflect
od, impairing health, comfort and hap
piness. To quit suddenly is too aorveroa
shock to the system, an lobaco to an in
venterals user becomos a stimulant that
bis syatoin continually crave?. "Baco*
Coro" is a OCientiflc cure for the tobacco
habit, in all Its forms carefully com
pounded after tho formula of an eminent
Berlin physician who has used it in bis
ptivato practice since ls7'J, without i
failure. It is piuely vegetable andgual
anteed perfectly harmless. VTnucanu
all the tobacco yon want while takb'
"Race Coro.'' I; will notify yon whom**
stop. Wo give a written guarantoo o
cure permanently any case with tl^e
boxes, or refund tho money with l0,(M*
cent. Interest. "Baco-Curo is not a Jb
stitulo. but a scientific euros witbotjtho
aid of will power and with no lnco*cn"
lonce. ft leaves tho system as pu and
free fiom nicotine. SStllO day yo took
your first chew or smoke.
CURED DY IIACO-CURO ANn MNED
From hundreds of testimonial t',(!
originals o( which aro on Mo" an open to
inspection, the following is preJUted :
Clayton, NovadaOo., Ark., Jai28, 1805,
Eureka GhomicaKv. Mfg., Co LaOros
se, WIs.-Gentlemen: Eor toy years I
used tobacco in all its forms* prtwonty
tivo years of that time 1 was great suf
ferer from general debllltyftnd heart
disease For liftcen yoars I 'led to unit,
but couldn't. I took vari. ? r. midie?,
among others "No-To-Bac,1 'The Indian
Tobacco Antidote.'' ' Dm'eC doiide of
Cold," etc., etc . but nor of them did
moths least bit ol good. Finally, how
ever, 1 purchased a boxd jour 'Baco
Curo" and it has "iilird' cored me oi
1 tho habit in all its firm, and I have in
creased thirty p Kinds i Wl Ighl and am
relieved from all tho lumcroufl aches
and pains ol bod* an mind, 1 could
write a quire of paper pon my changed
(eeling8 aud conditio:
Yours respectfully/*. II. Marmjby,
Pastor O. P. Ohurh, Clayton, Aik.
Sold bv all druffgl/8 at *i.o.) por box;
three boxes (30 das treatment), $2.50
with iron-clad, wrium irnarantee, or hi nl
direct upon receipt' price. Write for
booklet and proofi Eureka Chemical
& Mfg. Co., LaOrjSSe, Wis,, and Boa
All persons ndohtod to the estate of
tbo late BaittlCl Loaman will make
payment to no undorslgnod and all
persons havhg olalms against tho o -
late will pr*cnt thom to tho undor?
M. A.. LB AM AN.
Juno 5, B0d.
DR W. H. BALL
OFFICEOVER NATIONAL BANK, LAURENS.
1 Ovvzoa DATS?Mond ay and Tuesdays,
FOR THE LEGISLATURE.
Tho friends of Prof. W. T. Mo?
Eiroy respectfully nominate him as
a competent and suitable person to
represent Laurena county in the
House of Representatives, subject
to tho Democratic primaries.
I want lo be a member of the
South Carolina Legislature fo? one
term, and announce myself as a
candidate for said position, as a free
silver candidate, subject to the
action of the primary election.
J, H. Abercromdie.
The friends of O. P. Goodwill,
knowing his loyalty und sseai for
Till in mi-Reform principles, and re
'?ogniy.ing Iiis fitness, suggest his
iiaiuo for tho Lower House of the
General Assembly, 3ubjeot lo the
i>: imary election.
TJ LLMAN DEMO011A TS.
1 hereby announce that I am a
candidate for re election as Solici
tor of this Circuit, and pledge my
self to abide the result of the Dem
O. L. Schumpert.
Thos. S. Sease, Esq., of Newberry,
is hereby announced as a candidate
for Solicitor of the 7th Judicial Cir
cuit and is pledged to abide the re
-ult of the Democratic Primary
0. P. Sanders, Esq., of Spartan
burg, S. C, is hereby announced as
a candidate for Solicitor of the Sev
enth Judicial Circuit, subject to
nomination by the Democratic elec
r respectfully announce myself
OS a candidate for Solicitor of tlu?
Seventh Jodie ul Circuit, subjeol
to tho action of the Democratic pri
Ii. y. Simpson.
1 hereby announce myself as a
candidate for Solicitor of the Sev
enth Judicial Circuit of South Caro
lina and pledge myself if elected to
perform the duties of the office im
partially, faithfully and fearlessly.
My candidacy is subject to the ac
tion of the Democratic pat ty.
Coi.e L. Bleabe.
J want to he Solicitor of the Sev
enth Circuit, I pledge myself to
Abide the result of the Democratic
I Primary election.
C. C. Featherstone.
FOR CLERK OF COURT.
This is to notify my many friends
of Laurens County that i am a can
didate for Clerk of Court, and
promise to submit lo the action of
tho Democratic primary.
W. p.* Turner.
1 respectfully announce myself
ns a candidate for Clerk of Court
for Laurens County, subject to the
notion of tho Democratic primary.
* J. II. VVIIA R.T?N.
I horoby announce myself as t\
cundidato for the offieo of Clock of
Courl for Laurens county, subject
to the Democratic Primary.
Jon:; i?\ Bolt.
I respectfully announce mysolf n
candidate for the office of Cleric of
Court for Laurens county at the
ensuing primary election and
pledge mysolf tu abide the result of
j. ii. ?opislani).
I AJt tbo solicitation of manj
frionh l announce myself a can
didui Sheriff, and will abidt
ibo'Sidt of tho Democratic i>i'i- i
* G. Pet Saiti n.
Um a candidate for re-election
tcho office of Sheriff for Laurens
cinty subject lo iheactionof the
jjmocratic primary and I want all
io votes I can get.
G. s. McORA V y,
The friends of Capt. A, E. Nance
announce his name to the voters
?f Laurens county as a candidate
for the otlico of Treasurer ' fully
fiwuro that his competency for tho
position could not fail to give sat
isfaction to tho whole people of tho
I want the Treasurer's Office;
Will abide the Primary.
R. W. Lam ot.i>.
Tito friends of T. S. L?ngsten
respectfully announce him to the
Democratic Voters of Laurens
county, as a candidate for Treasur
er, knowing bim to 1)0 fully com
petent for said position. Subject
to the Democratic Primary.
To the voters of Laurens County:
I announce mysolf as a candidate
for tho offico of Treasure r of Lau
rens County, and pledge myself to
abide the result of the Democratic
Jamks w. Henderson.
The many friends of \Y. R. Cook, of
Youngs Township, knowing him to bo
a m in of good moral character and
fully qualified to discharge the duties
of county Treasurer, vould respect
fully nomlnato him a candidate for
Bald offlco at the next election, BUbjoet
to a Democratic Primary.
I respectfully announco myself
to tho voters of LnurenH county as
a candidAtO for the offlco of Audi
tor. To all those Who will give me
their support 1 pledge myself to
labor tor tho boa) interests of all
the people. 1 farther pledgo my
self to ubido the result of tho pri
* w. SiNKoiti) Knight.
I rosoectfull/ announco that I
will ho a candidate for the offico of
County Auditor, subject to the
choice of tho Democratic voters in
tho onoulng pdmery.
* a no. R. Finley.
Tho friends of R. W. Nichols, feel
ing confident #f his competency, nom
ina'o him as a candldato for county
Auditor at too onsuing Democratie
This is to inform my friends and
tho voters of Laurens County gen
orally that I ana a Candidate for
Supervisor, subject to result ol
Tiio friends of Capt. James Dow
ney respectfully submit bis name
to the voters of Laurens county as
a candidate for the office of Super
visor, and pledge him to acquiesce
in tlit* result of the primary.
I announce myself as aoaudidate
for re-election to the office of county
Supervisor,and respectfully ask tho
people of Laurens County for re
election in order tii it 1 may carry
out my plans und tho public work
of the county, bolieviug that in so
doing tho voters will enable me to
1 a ret ord for the public go. d
i\ r which the entire county, irres
pective of factious will be proud.?
Subject to action of the Democrat ic
tt. P. A DA III.
FOR THE SENATE.
l announce mysolfasa candidate
for the Son Ho and I will abide tho
decioion of the people at the Demo
cratic primary. I stand by Irbv
for tho United Stales Semite.
A l.i'.x. j. S.m it n.
To moot tho expressed wishes of
many friends, 1 hereby consent to
become a enndid ito for re-election
lo tho ?euate, subject to tho rules
of tho i rimary election.
A. 0. FULLER.
Many friends of Miles II. Ferguson,
of Youngs Township, believing him
ontlroly coin potent, respectfully nom
inate htm for Coroner, subject to tho
Feb. 3d, 1800.
Wanted-fln Idea S3
iTotccl.your Idea i they may Uriug you wealth.
WrUo JOHN WBDUF.RUUKN >. CO.. Pntont Attor:
SSS'ltJr^SWHSf0."' P," ?e.for nu-lr $|,fc\? nriio offer
and Hat of two hundred Inventions wanted.
The largest Soloctlon of Spring
Clothing ever shown in I.aureus.
Come SCO lor yourself. The prices are
lower than ever. Davis & Roper.
Engines, V. ih r , Saw Mills,
Threshing Machines, Cotton dins
and Presse?, Wood Working Mo
cninery, Brick Machines, ^ane
Mills and Evaporators, Hay Press
es, Steam Pumps, Saws, Injectors,
Belling, Sli ling, Pulleys, Boxes,
Etc., Qrisl MIH?, v-:iul Mills, Horse
Powers and anything in the Ma
\\ >? repr< ion! several of Iho
oldo ! and most reliable manufac
turers in each of tho above lines
and are prepared to name bottom
Wo are agents f?.r the A. B. Fsr
quhnr Co., Liridcll Co., Lane M'f'g
Co., Dcci Ing riarvpstor Co., Henry
IL Worthing nn , I) tniel Pratt din
Co.jJVN in- hip Machine Co.,Chandler
a r ylor Co., Brennan & Co., and
W carry In si >ek a full lino of
tho Unering Harvesters Co's-Har
v .*!) ( ?, Disc ]furrows,'
Dissb n Sn v\ i, Cane Mills and
Eva] ii ' , itubber Helling, a
largo supply of plpo and Utting,
valv? , etc., pumps, etc.
The D ortng ideal Roller and.
ball bearing Bicyelo Mowing Ma
cliiue is without doubt tho liner o
working nnd lighl maciiino in tLe
world. It has many wonderful 'm
provi tn< nl over i ny machine in
the market and Ih ono third lighter
in draft, '! hi o Machines guaran
teed tosatl ry anybody, no matter
how gi' nl a "kicker" be may bo.
W e i . carry a large stock of
Sltidebaki r ono and two liorsc
wagon-, Iron Axle and Tl.iinhlo
Skein and a full lino of open and
j (op buggies, surreys, olc.
I We often havo bargains in sc
coml hand Machinery.
Corrospondouco solicited from
parties wishing anything in our
lino and fair treatment, bottom
prices, and reliable goods guaran
W. IL CtlBBES Jiv,&C0.
Noar Union Depot,
Columbia, 8. 0.