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W. W. BALL? EDITOR.
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LAURENS, S. C, Oot. 12, 1807.
in New York.
The New York Times reporting
the proceed Ingo of the Convention
which nomlnatod floury George for
the Mayoralty of New York publishes
the follow ing:
It wrs a long lime before order was
restore I after tin: reading of tin- plat*
form was concluded. No sooner did the
oheertng die away ill one section of
tbo hall than it broke forth in ?mother
seel ion, and it was not until the chair -
man had repeatedly rapped for silenco
that the audience romaiuod quiet long
enough for Mr, Purdy to read this
telegram from Senator Tlllman:
"I consider the deinoor itic organize
tion that nominated Hour*, Goor^o,the
only democratic organization in New
York city. If you will perfect your
organization throughout New York
and light for the rogulur democracy, I
as a member of the national commit
too, will vote and work for y our reeog
tion. It is time to have a democratic
party, which is democratic, and not
for boodle only. In New York city,
Van Wyek stands for Tammany and
tho ollicor; Georgo for tho democracy
and tho people"
Ii, It. Tlllman."
Recently wo have been closely watch
ing tho trend of tho dominant wing of
tho Democratic party of which Sena
tor Tlllman is a promlnont member,
representing this State and the execu
tive committee. Tlllman is unquestion
ably a strong man and of powerful in
fluonee in South Carolina, as ho owes
his elevation to positions of honor to
the planting intero.l, uil powerful in
this Btate. Georgo and his politics
aro asadverse to the interests of South
ern democrats as the North from the
South pole. GoorgO Is at war with the
present order of things and tho loading
exponent of the principles upon which
all labor strikes aro organized In this
country. The epidemic labor troubles
of the North will bo laboriously ex
tradited here and the battle of property
at tho North be transferred to th<
shoulders of the Southern farmers.
Wo only hint that our Senator is in
dangerous company and that the m< n
who form the basis of civilization at
tho South and own tho lands are on the
Col. John P. Thomas has been ap
pointed in lieu of Gen. Farley to com
plete the records of soldiers who
sorved this State in the late war be
tween the states, it U an unobjection
able appolntmont, if one had to be
made. But Gen. Farley was appointed
several years ago to succeed Judge
Kershaw. It is a salaried oiTico at tho
charge of the State. 'If 'twere done
when 'twere done then 'twere well
'twere done quick'y." if the informa
tion can be obtained upon which to
complete the rolls it must bo done
while those who know the men
who went to tho war, the commands
they joined and how they made their
exit, if they died in the service. Any
talk of a Stiite Historian is ridiculous.
We want the records completed, if
they can be, and there an end. Any
intelligent lad can complete tho rolls.
Wo have said enough to suggest that
wo don't want an officer a9 State His
torian. We have enough offices.
Henry George, the singlo-taxor Is a
candidate of one wing of Democrats
for the Mayoralty of Greater Now
York. It is said that the man who
runs tho machine in South Carolina is
for him. What say our landed people
to land paying the entire expenses of
Government, State and National?
The State Hoard of Control, can no
longer, they say, carry out their tem
perance plans, and will allow the dis
pensers to open earlier to meet (>. P.
In One Day.
"The Confederate Soldier In tho
Civil War'" just published, contains
GOO pages 12 x 16 inches, and over
1,100 largo Battle Scenes, Portraits,
Maps, etc. Tho greatest and largest
"<V5(flC..Dook ever published, and Uta
only one that doos just ice to tho Con
federate soldier and the cause ho fought
for. Complete In ono volume. Agent:
wanted everywhere to soli this book
on our now and easy plan. Many of the
lady and gentlemen agents who aro at
work aro making from if 100 to $200 pur
month. Veterans, Hons and Daugh
ters of Vetoruns, and others inter
ested aro roquostod to send for a beau
tiful Illustrated desonptlvo circular
(frco) and terms to agents. Address,
Courier-Journal Job Printing Co,
If you have ever seen a little child in
Earoxysm of whooping cough, or if von
ave been annoyed by a constant tickling
In the throat, y?u can appreciate the value
of One Minute Cough furo, which gives
quick relief. B. P. l'osey, wholpsulc and
In clothing wo aro tho loaders.
In shoos wc aro the leaders.
In hats and gents underwear wo are
ff you don't helievo it come and seo
Davis, Jtopcr it Co.'s.
DR. W. H. BALL
OFFICE OVER NATIONAL BANK. LAUHENS
OHOS8 H Ii-Ii.
On Thursday night, September
80th some person prized open tho
lock on the door of Dr. Miller's
storo, outorod and helped thorn
Belvos to whatever they pleased in
the way of goods and disappoarod.
ThoygOt no money and as yet Dr.
Miller does no| know the Miionnt
of goods taken. Thoro is so far no
oluo to tho ihiof.
I'. H. McOowan, ISaq., of At
lanta was in town tho past week
on business and visiting relatives1
Mrs. Alioo MoGowan has ro
turned hone? from a visit to reln
t Lvos in ti I-ee|,wood.
Thoro is rojoioing at tho homo
of W. 0. Uasorbeoauso it is a boy.
An infant of Llonry Noll" died
on tho 20th ult.
A daughter <>f Mr. M. M. ToagUG
died on the 27th ult.
A son of Mr. T, O. Louor, at
Spring Grove died on tho 18th nit.
It. A. Austin attended the
10 no reo l'rosbytory at Union, S.C*
Dr. I). A. lliohardson has re
ttlmod from a visit to friends in
( i r. en wood.
Our tolophouo is now complete,
oonnoots Harri? Springs, this
place, Mountvillo, Clinton with
Laurons and tho rosi of tie1 world.
How to Find Out
Fill a bottle or common glass
with urine and let it stand twenty
four hours, a sediment or settling
indicates an unhealthy condition of
I ho kidneys. When urine stains
linen it is evidence of kidney trou
ble. Too frequent desire to urinate
or pain in the' *k, is also convinc
ing proof thai thr kidneys and
bladder are out of order.
what to do.
There is comfort in the knowl
edge so often expressed, that Dr.
Kilmer's Swamp Hoot, tho great
kidney remedy fulfills every wish
in relieving pain in the hack, kid
neys, liver, bladder ami every
part of tho urinary passages,
[t corrects inability to bold urine
mil scalding pain !n passing it, or
had effects following use of liquor,
wiUO or beer, and overcomes that
unpleasant necessity of doing com
pelled to get up many time:- (luring
the night to urinate. The mild and
l he extraordinary effect of Swamp
Root is soon realized. It stands
the highest for Its wonderful cures
of the most distressing cases. I!
you need a medicine you should
have the best. Sohl by druggists,
price fifty cents and one dollar?
You may have a sample bottle and
pamphlet both sent free by mail.
Mention THE ADVERTISER ami
-end you;- address to Dr. Kilmer it
Co., Binghainton, N. Y. The pro
prietors of this paper guarantee
the genuineness of this paper.
Was Very Nervous
Had Smothering 8polls and Could
Not Sloop ? Doctors Called It
Nouralgia and Indlgostion.
"I had pains In my head, neck and
Bhouldors and nil through my body but
they woro inosl sovoro In my loft tddo.
Tho doctor called it neuralgia und lu
digestion, l was oonllno ' to my bed for
olght months. I was very nervous, had
Btnotboring spells and could not sleep. I
rend of ouros by Hood's Sarsaparille und
of ii coso Bimilar to mine. My husband
prooured n bottle, nnd l began taking it.
After Inking ono boll to I felt better, was
able to rest and my appetite improved. I
continued until my nervousness was
ourod and 1 was much bitter in every
way. My husband has n'so been boilO'
lltod by Hood's Sarsaparilla." Mauy S.
Stone, Bpalnville, Virginia.
Is the liest in fact the One True Diood PurlAer.
Bold by all druggists. 81? six tor >5. _
7^ <? -Pk?i* aot harmoniously with
HO^TS FlllS llOOd'O Siusuparllla.
COUNTY OF LAURENS.
by O. G. Thompson,
Esquiro, Probate Judge:
WHEREAS, Alice McGowan. made
suit to mr to gran', her Letters of
Administration of tho Estate of ami
effects of John 0. McGowan, deceased.
THESE AUK THEREFORE to ci?o
and admonish all and singular the kin*
drod nnd creditors of the said John G.
McQowan. deceased, that they be ami
nppear before me, in the Court of Pro
bate, to be held at Laurens C. 11., 8. C.
on Iho 18th day of Oct., IS!)7, next after
publication thereof, at 11 o'clock in the
foronO >n, to show cause, if any they
have, why the said Administration
should not be granted.
Given under my band, this 2d day of
October, Anno Domini, IS',17.
O. G . THOMPSON,
Judire of Probate of l.aurens Co.
Oct. 1, 1807?2t
State ok Couth Carolina,
County of Laurens.
Court of Probate.
W'ltKREAS, Jno. E. Carlisle and
C.D.Moseley have applied to me, to
grant them Letters of Administia
lion on the Estate of and effects
of J. J. Roland, deceased.
These are therefore to cite and
admonish all nnd singular the kin
dred and creditors of the said J. J,
R dand, deceased, that they
be and appear before me, in the Court
of Probate, to beheld at Laurens C.
It., S. C, on the 18th day of Oct.
next, alter publication thereof, at
1 I o'clock in the forenoon, to show
cause, if any they have, why the
said Lcttcis of Administration
should not be granted.
Given mulct my hand, this the
2d day of Oct., Anno Domini,
O. (i. THOMPSON, J.P.L.C.
Oct. d, 1S'J7?2t
?tW~ 1 HAVE BOUGHT A LARGE STOCK OP
For the Fall trade, and bought them before the High Tariff
w as put on and can offer/ you goods at as low or lower prices than
ever before. Goods in all lines are advancing, but my prices will
remain the same lor goods already bought. My line of?
Dress Goods and Millinery
will be unsurpassed in the city for Style, Quality and Trice.?
Come early and make your selections. Satisfaction guaranteed.
0. B. SIMMONS.
LAUREN'S, S. 0., Sept. 7, 1807.
CVLVY - - - - C?\
M _( m
I Fail Goods. 1
? ? M
m _ m
'0} Pia in and Brocade Blaok Satin Rhadanios. vC
0) Iridescent Silks for Skirting, width 80 inches, price '0(
?30 cents. '0'
as Blaok French Houriottas, Brooatols and fancy weaves tai
i i'? Black. m
^ Double width heavy, all-wool, Suitings variogatod
.CO, colorings only 25 cents a yard. ?$S
gg Ouo lot Novelty Suiting at \"2\ cents, 15 cents and 0
'0 20 cents. ffls
W Kreuch Broad (Moths, Silk Velvets, Gimps and gas
? ?raida: m
|S? Special Value in Ladies and Misses Hosiery. All w
|?j Domestic Goods at (?,
I Lowest Prices. I
For noatiYose, ??rri fort and Durabilit y visit our SHOE 'fcJ
M DEPARTMENT for Footwear. m
g? Tho above Goods purchased early and were not W
(Sty subject to the advance in the re-adjustmont of tlioTariff. :?
^ Inspection Solicited, |g|
w. g. wilson & co. *
Fari)it?fe stor-ei M^?S.i S. M, &E. H.Wilkes & CO.
13th and 14th
-IS THE I)AT 10 OF
The Big Store
Then you will see all the latest and most fashionable Dress
Goods and Novelties of tho season. We especially fall attention
['laving the most complete stock in this line we ran assure
those who attend our Opening they will see all the latest Parisian
ideas: the most Fashionable Shapes and the latest Novelties of the
season. Also a complete assortment of Sailors and Caps, baby
Caps?a line assortment for little money.
Laurens Cotton Mills,
J. ED. BASS, Jr., Manager,
AN OPEN LET
WE ARE ASSERTING IN THE COURTS OUR RIGHT TO THE
EXCLUSIVE USE OF THE WORD <l C ASTOTvI A," AND
"PITCHER'S CASTORIA," AS OUU TRADEMARK.
J, DR. SAMUEL PITCHER, of Hyannis, Massachusetts,
was the originator of "PITCHER'S CASTORIA," the same
that has borne and does now y/yT^T* 011 CVC,V
bear the facsimile signature of (^a^/^-u^A^ wrapper.
This is the original ? PITCHER'S CASTORIA," which has been
used in the homes of the Mothers of America for over thirty
years. LOOK CAREFULLY at the wrapper and sec that it is
the hind you have always bought v/Jffi^ST* 011 ^w
and has the signature of C^x^/x^^c^ic wrap
per. No one has authority from me to use my name ex
cept The Centaur Company of which Chas. H. Fletcher is
President. * - *
March 8, 1897. Q&>*~*~? 84/+?**-+nJ>l
Do Not Be Deceived.
Do not endanger the life of your child by accepting
a cheap substitute which some druggist may offer you
(because he makes a few more pennies on it), the in
gredients of which even he does not know.
"The Kind You Have Always Bought"
BEARS THE FAC-SIMILE SIGNATURE OF
Insist on Having
The Kind That Never Failed You.
tNK ??n*un commnv. fr mummy atm.r, ncwVomk oitv.
c,-,v Moudlng ;<nil Repairing done nt
short notlcoand spoclai utto.ition given
W. A. JOHNSON,
Mills oc Robertson's old stand
-next door lien-Delhi Hotel,
Lauhhxs, s. 0 . /
S< i >t. :.'T. 1807. v
THE Hooks for tho collodion of
Stato ntul County Taxes for tlio
liseal year, commencing January
I. I80f, will bo open for the ooi
loct ion of said Taxes i rom i ho 151 h
day of October, 1807, to i lie 81st
day of Decombor, 1897. Tlio Tux
levy is as follows:
Stato lux.5 mills.
Constitutional School tax, 8 "
Ordinary County tax.-1 >(
Railroad Tax.8J "
special levy Laufons Gra
ded School,.:U mills.
Spocial lovy Cross Hill
Graded School.:i "
Special levy Fountain run
Graded School. i "
Tax-payors will ploaso take no
tier that unless tin oxtonsion of
time givon, the books will closo
according to law at the above-sta
bod timo, 81st December, is'.'T.
Sept. 80, IM>7?td.
K E E l*
'Cheap, as K.W. MARTIN(
(sells it delivered at your,
kdoor. No one need say
How Hot It Is!
Furnished for picnic an^
Prompt delivery, full'
weight and at the Lowest
K. W. MARTIN,
Wintens, S. C.
L'elcphonc No. 79.
Cure ' -tick Uooduolte, bail ana^ ? m m
tnatu ifc tho mouth, coated jljp ? I
toiiKu?, Aus? In tu? Htonutcli, M I ^fc
dUtroi* i>d IndJgttMon Do P H.l
Hot ??wW lint liavij tonlrt effect. M cwit*
Not our Political but our Business Platform is bound to be
popular with all parties. Here are the planks on which we stand
for the Fall of 1897 :
For all customers from over charges, mis-statements 01
With everyone who buys of us for the cheapest good?
on the market.
Between buyer and seller. We make a small profit. You
gel extra values.
Of shoddy goods, inflated values and oppressive high
Of course "The People's Store" is where "The People's
Party" buy their goods. That is the simple, truthful
platform on which we present these candidates to you.
Domestics, Hosiery, Under
wear, Notions, Trimming, Hut
Ions, Gloves, Knitting Cotton,
Hoots and Fine Shoes, Slippers,
Oxford Ties, Hats, Umbrellas,
Full line of Stationery, Drugs
and Perfumery, Hardware, Sad
dlery, Harness, Whips, Crockery
and Fancy Grocery, Sugar, Cof
fees, Bacon, Lard, Corn Flour,
Sewing Machines, Etc.
If you like the Platform patronize the Candidate. We are
not asking any favors at the hands of McKinley, but we do beg
that yon examine these lines and prices.
j;o.C. FLEMING & CO
Doiit Forget to Catl
We can save you money. We buy and sell for cash and got the
best discounts which enables us to handle Goods at the LOW ICS I'
Our stuck is large and varied, ranging in prices Horn .fi'.^o to
?t^o.oo, and comes direct from the Factory. We have Stouts, Slims and
Regulars and can tit and suit the trade. If we sell once we can sell you
Srjoes atjel Hats.
Shoes are one ol our specialties, and arc rolling in Irom the Fac
tories. Sec them and be convinced of thier extra good value.
We take great pains in selecting our hats and carry a tine line of
the latest styles, and are agents for several factories.
We are up on Dry Goods and can oiler you good honest goods at
pticcs that will make you glad that you called. Thanking you for past
patronage and soliciting your future business we remain,
J* It. Minter & Son,
Headquarters Jor Lowest Prices and Best Values.
Great reduction in price of
<*lcmi Springs Water at The
Latums Drug Co., Kennedy
Bros., and Dr. B. F. Posey's.
$1.75 per case, bottles to be re