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LAURENS, S. C. March k, 18?*.
Senator II. K. Tillman attended tho
meot'.ng of Clemson College Trustees
during last week. Cur greatest of
great men nro now tax'd to the eye?
brows in settling the affairs of Ibis
world. Cuba and the "Maine," Lake
City, the Pension question, Hawaii an I
the money problem. The Government
is forwarding hundreds of reindeer in
to tho Klondike passes to relievo tho
gold adventurers. Appropriation of
thousands, and the Red Cross Society,
arc sont to Cuba to help out American
adventurers in tho tropical regions
Statosmen, vorlly, have their bands
full, but wo aro equal to tho emer
Tho criticism during tho lato war
upon Gen. Hampton was that ho want
ed to do all tho fighting hinisolf and
leavo littlo for his men to do. lie is an
old man now. Talking of the war pros
pect tho othor day, he said that tho
South had uot had tlmo to recuperate
from tho exhaustion of her great strug
gle for independence and should only
be called upon to defend hor coast. Ho
has but a poor opinion of Miles, the
commandant of our armies. He said:
"Ho is a big headed fool, a vain pen
oock kind of a fellow.'' was tho way
Gon. Hampton characterized him.
"Milos," ho said, "nas latoly written
a book tolling of 1 ib campaigns on tho
frontlor and bis war against tho In
dians, but there is nothing in it except
valn-glorious-pruiso for himself."
Tho State Hoard of Control met in
tholr monthly session March ikl. They
declined to taki away tho Hotel Dis
pcti8arlos. So tho gentlemanly way
faring man has his morning "nip"
while he adjusts his neck-tlo. He
touches a button and "they" do tho
rest. Only one of tho gentlemanly
liquor men was short?only 91,000.00 of
tho Statos School fund?a gentleman of
?runsou, down in Hampton county.
Tho Solicitor "was ordered to prose
cute." "Ordered," mind you. A beck
is as good as a nod.
The Plutocrats don't want war.?
They own tho Kail roads, telegraphs,
tolephones, municipal bonds and na
tional socurotios, aggregating ton
thousand milb." and more. A gun
fired, and thoy would drop in value 10
per cont, (a thousand millions and
more). Therefore, the chances arc
for peace- Quakers may Hop their
wings and crow. McKinley has his or
ders. Tho "Maine" investigation will
investigate all summer. Dastard dol
lars are domiuaut.
Meetings have been requested to be
had In all the counties to denounce the
Lako City horror. We believe the
public sentiment of the State already
aroused to a healthy pitch upon the
subject. Efforts on tho part of the
State and Federal authorities are ac
tive to bring the guilty parties to jus
tice. Wo believe tho guilty parties in
serious jeopardy and would not bo sur
prised to hear of wholesale arrests.
The South condones lynching for ono
icrimo, but sho will notstroteh her con
science beyond limit.
The prohibitionists have called a
convention to assomble at Columbia on
the Mth of April to put a State tloket
In the field. Sometimes it is well,An.
be early on the Hold for -!hc fray. A
?certain old couplet..b?7wovor runs:
"The beginning of a feast,
And tho ending of a fray,
Make a full tighter
And a keen guoat "
Old Gen . Longstreet Is roady to fight
in this omorgoncy. Ho has eighty
years on his ohouldors, a young dar
ling, and an office of $5,000 per annum.
He must koop tho Spaniards at a con
venient distance. Tho old Horo has a
chauco for a rich man's fight and a
poor man's war.
Whlto, of North Carolina, tho only
colored Congressman Introduced a re
solution appropriating $1,000 for tho
i*ellef of the Baker family and Mason,
of Illinois in tho Senate a resolution
appropriating $10,000 for theBamo pur
A big gun on tho way to Honsacola
stopped over at Atlanta on Sun
day last and was viowod by thousands.
The exou80 they give that thoy had
never seen a big begun before sounds
curiously from a town thtit knows Sam
Thoy proach that the "good" people
of Lako City had nothing to do with
the Bakor assassination. But who did
tho business and whore did thoy come
from? The "good" pooplo aro dis
Prince Albort, hoir apparent to tho
Belgium throne is en-route to tho
United Statos, on ploasuro and im
The point is made that only "Colo
nels" are volunteering. -All right*,
the ranks will bo full.
As we go to press there is a rumor
that Gen. Lee was assassinated at Ha
^ . vana. If it bo true?let slip the dogs
of war?or this is a nation of poltroons
-the veriest dungio rooters.
Homo tline has elapsed since I he
readers of Tub Advertiser
eaugbt (he last'lines from this pen.
Since we wrote lust many changes
have taken placo in the many
homes Ol the readers of this paper.
Hearts have boon made glad be
cause of 11 fea Some have been sad
on account of great disappoint
ment. Kind fortune bus knocked
at many doors seeking; admittance
to those homes, where by
??chance" it has been a welcome
visitor :tt the expense of many toll
ora on (lie f.'rm, at the loom, or
any of the common avocntloua ol
lifo. The extremely low price of
cotton the past season stems tit
have paralysed every body and
evory interest that we come in
contact with in this beloved land
of ours. We believe to some t x
lent the energy of ourutllloi
the soil", has been cut <>IT :?- it
were, and our people uro seeing
the folly of our post sins of Igno
raueo and are beginning to think
for themselves and every one 86' ma
t > be acting on his own judgment.
?'All I his Is vanity" says the preach
Our peopte seem to be boot on
making this a hustling little town
yet. New dwellings now deck the
streets of our town?some of which
are elegant and commodious.
Mr, H. L. Henry has completed
his new d welling and be now enjoys
the comfort of home lifo In town.
We welcome him hero und trust
his life us he goes In and out before*
its may be a blessing to us and ours
Mr. Thomas Owings and Robert
J. Stoddnrd have moved here to
make this their future dwelling
place. If ii few more such men
would come into our town w.
would have a model country town.
Miss Lizzie Owings, daughter of
Mr. Thomas Owings, of our town,
left last Mouday for Sparlanburg,
where she will atteud a Business
College, When she returns :dio
will doubtless be fitted for the
worry and trial of the book-keep
Not as much fertilizer has been
sold hero this year as. formerly, ae
so much of the land Is being sown
down. Whole plantations have
been sown and decidedly more pre
paration made fur corn than for
We are pained to learn of tho sp
rious Illness of Mrs. Martin Sator
Held, of Dials, bho is no bolter to
day and is not expects 1 to live.
A largo and attentive congrega
tion worshipped at Dials last Sab
Mr, W.B. Aber crom bie ha* joined
tho paragoric procession. It's a
The great question that seems to
luve the people just now is the
war with Spain. Its Jtalked of
around every fireside, discussed at
every gathering ami is tho topic
of the 'lay when young people meet
who have never known the hor
rors of war. We admire President
McKinley? patience in the matter.
Doubtless he knows something of
the distinction and desolation, wo
Americans would bo subjected to
in case of war. God save us from
Now is the Time
To purify your blood with
Hood's Sarsaparilla. March,
April and May arc the trying
months of tho year. At 1" 1 iisen
son your blood is loaded with im
purities which have accumulated
dining tho winter, and these im
purities must be immediately ox
polled. Hood's Sarsaparilla is
the One True Blood Purifier. It
is the medicine which has accom
plished ?many thousands of re
markable cures of all blot ul *ais
eases. It in what* tno~ millions
take, in Ihn spring to build up
health aria ward oft sickness,
A di?J or two ago a white man
walked into a store in the city
to purchase a pair ofshoes. He was
easily natlsflod with a dollar pair of
shoes, and laid on tho counter a
hill which he said was a $10 bill.
A young man who wasin the store
Stepped OUt to get the bill changed.
Ho took it to a business house
two blocks up tho street where he
was accommodated. Tho next
day It was discovored that the bill
was no good and a more sham. It
was n real $1 bill, and on each cor
ner where tho denomination is
printedi Confederate tens and Xs
were pasted skillfully over and
made the bill look like a ten.?
The Shnkors of Mount Leba
non, a community of simple, hon
est, God-fearing mon and women,
havo prepared the Shaker Diges
tive Cordial for many years, and
it is always the same, simple, hon
est, curative medicine that 1ms
helped to make tho Shakers the
healthy, long-lived people that
they are. Tho Shakers never have
indigestion. This is partly owing
to their simple modo of lifo, partly
to tho wondorftil properties of
Shaker Digest ivo Cordial. Indi
gestion is OftUSed by the stomach
glands not supplying enough
digestive juice. Shaker Digestive
Cordial supplies what's wanting.
Shaker Digestivo Cordial invigo
rates the stomach and all its
glands so that after awhile thoy
don't need help. As ovidonoe of
tho honesty of Shakor Digostivo
Cordial, tho formula is printed on
every bottlo. Sold by druggists,
price 10 cents to $1.00 por bottlo.
Baby Carriages?Tho Pnture
Great?That child will be dis
tinguished. Some day you will
want to show tho carriago it had
when a baby. You will be proud
to show ono of our elegant stylos,
that are going from $4.50 to$li).00.
All goods delivered from $10.00
S. M. <fe 11. II. Wilkes <fe Co.
i<f-.torn (nil, regular notion na ? m
of the bown'a, do not Irrt- Mm9 ? I
tat? or in(U-Mf, nut !*?v<t W I I
Case of Poisoning
Hood's Sarsapnrllla Drivos tho Poi
son from tho System, Quiets
the Nervo?, Relievos Dyspepsia
" While iu the army I wan polHoncd In
wardly with poison oak, and I did not get
well for l? years. My blood became bo
affected that 1 wan taken with a baoklng
cough, and I wits thought to bo going
into consumption. 1 took many different
unedlolneB without avail, an.I llnttlly re
solved to try Hood's SarHnparllla. When
I had finished taking the iirnt hotllo tho
pimples bvgun to disappear from my
body, und after 1 had taken three bottles
1 was well, r have also aufferrd with ca
tarrh In the bead and have been taking
Hood'a Sarsaparille for this trouble, and
it helps me. In fact I taku it for all ail
ments and believe it has no equal a* a
blood purifier. It quiets the nerves and
gives refreshing sleep. It haa relieved
mo of dyspepsia and built me up.' j. I.
IIom.iday, Willlamaton, South e ...ollna.
la tiiH best?In fact the ? ?i><' True Blood Purifier.
Bold by all druggists. Si; six for ?.*>.
take.ei ly to operate.
DR. W. H. BALL
OFFICE OVER NATIONAL BANK, LAURENS
? 'rvio.T: uath?Monday and Tuesdays,
TEXAS, MEXICO, CALI
FORNIA, ALASKA, or any
other point, with FREE
MARS, writo to
District Passeugor Agent,
Louisville & Nashville It It
HtH Wall St., Atlanta, Qa.
Parties having business with tho
County Supervisor will lind him
in his office ou Monday of each
week, bot ween tho hours of ton
o'clock a. in. and 1 oolook p. in.
R. P. AD AIR,
Jan. LH.'), 1898?ly. Supervisor,
The BiV Pour.
to ai rive this week
including the most
up-to-date '98 models
on the market. We
will also have the
chainless wheels of
the very latest styles.
We have on hand a
line of good new and
second hand wheels
carried over which
we will sell at great
bargains, ranging in
prices from $12.00
to $35.00. Come
and examine our line
whether you want lo
buy or not. We sell
for cash or time.
Ramblers, Victors, Imperials
- and Crescents.
What You A?t Mi
\FA5!&7* worild w?
vSEND FOR * WORKS* I UUlLULn
All Goods Delivered in South
S. M, & E. H. Wilkes & CO.
Laurens, S. C, Feb. 21st, 1898.
f~ J. R. MINTER & SON'S 3
Al) NEXT WEEK. 3
AVegc tablePrcparation for As
similating ?\c Food nttd Regula
liiyg i lie Stomachs andBowcls of
IN I AN I S < Hill) K EN
Promote 9 BigesUon?hmful
Opmrn, Morphine nor rlingial.
JRttv* afOM nrSAMUEL 117CWJI
J\unj>Stui St* A ? .
jfix.Sauim * 1
Aput S ? ' *
A perfect Remedy for Constipa
tion, Sour Stomach,Diarrhoea
VYorms .Convuls ions .Fevcrish
ness and Loss OF SLEEP.
TacSimil* Signature of
At (. mpiilK'S old
]> Dosi s ]r,,( t \i s
COPY OF WRAPPER.
IS OKT THE
OaatoHa Is put up in eno-alio botUea only. It
lit not sold in balk. Don't allow anyone to tell
yon anything olae on tho pica or promise that It
a "jnet aa good" and "will anawar every pur
Ipoae." 49* Bee trit yoa get O A-?-T-0-R-I-A.
War! War! War!
The American battleship Maine
lins gone down, and? so have tho
prices on a big lot of odd Coats
and Yontn, Army Simon and Shirts
and Spanish Sprinting foot-wear,
at tho lowest prices over known
for spot cash?at
DAVIS, ROPER & CO.'S
Clothing, Shoes and Furnishings in
order to make room for our
Immen se Sp??? Stock.
We ofTcr our entire line of Clothing, Shoes and Furnish
ings at greatly reduced prices.
We are making room in all Departments for our Spring
Stock and oiler our entire line of Dress Goods, Silks and Braids
at prices to suit everybody.
Fifty Bed Spreads
Slightly soiled, worth $1.25 ; special
price 98 cents.
gyMf A Lot of ladies Under-wear at a Bargain.
fjgf Five Dozen Ladies white Handkerchiefs at 2} cents.
gtjfj- Our entire line of Blankets and Comforts are going to be
sold in the next few days. Now is your opportunity.
Yours to please,
Laurens Cotton Mills Store
During the next Ten Days
we will ?fter our entire stock ot
Ladies Capes and Jackets at
? W. G. Wilson & Co.
? .?'.... .>?
Great reduction in price of
Glenn Springs Water at The
Laurens Drug Co., Kennedy
Bros., and Dr. 11 F. Posey's.
per case, bottles to be re