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Farmer? tiro woll up with thoir
work oxoopt in portlona of Laurons
und Kaluda counties where it )ia? boon
delayed by too much rain.? Woekly
Koport of Woathor Bureau.
Misses Sara Hall and A /.lie Wilson,
two lovely young ladies of Laurens,
aro in the city oujoying the Muslo Fes
tival feBtivltlo?.?Spartanburg Herald,
At a joint meeting of the Euphra
ftian and Clariosophic Societies last
night Mr. John W. Ferguson, of I.au
reus, was elected presiding olllcer of
the oratorical contest to be held the
18th in-t.?s. O.College Oor. of state.
See t hose elegant Platinums at the
the It. It. Photo Car. $2 '2.', per dozen.
Tho Clinton Cotton Mills had to be
he closed down last Tuoaday for the
first time, on accout of a hot box and
babbit bearings molting off the en
gine. She was soon sot right and
wont ahead however.?Clinton Ga
At a meeting of tho Presbytery of
Enoree lust week, tliroe TrustooH wore
appointed. Her. C. H. Jenninga, of
I'nion, Kov. N. .1. Holmoa, of Groen
villo, and Hov. Robert Adams, of Lau
rens, will represent Enoree Presbytery
on the Hoard. ? Soul horn Presby
Greenwood County baa every roason
to bo proud of tho now Court House.
Tho Court room, which is tho only
part of tho interior llnishod, is prob
ably the handsomest in tho stato. Tho
Commissioners of Public Works have
buildod woll.?Greenwood Index.
Hov. J. H. Cray was installed as Pas
tor of tho Presbyterian ohurch at
WoodruIT Sunday. Kov. Hobt Adams,
Of I.aureus, Dr. T. II Law and Presi
dent H. F. Wilson took part In the scr
vloos. -Spartanburg Horald.
Spnrtanhiirg, Greenville, York,
Chester, /. oderson, Abbeville and
Itichland are responding: with volun
teers, and it now looks that the State's
quota of troops would be ready in a
few days. They will be mustered in
to service at once.
Cabinets '.Hi cents per dozen. R. R.
Commissioner Ya^ee has presented
Mr. R, E. Hlakoly, retiring clork to
tho commissioner, a handsome silver
oup, bearing this Inscription: "From
8. W. Vance to R. E. Blakoly as a
tokou of friendship and ostcoin." Mr.
Blakely bus boon connected with tho
Olltoe for a nutnbor of yorsrs and has |
been faithful and clllciont. He was
not re-oleotod by the Board of Con
Dr. W. 1>. Ferguson, of Laurons,
was yesterday aleoted physician in
charge by tho executive commltteo of
the Board of Health.
Dr. Ferguson is a graduate of tho
Charloston Medical College and has
just finished a yoar's service in the
City Hospital In Charloston. Ho ia
quite capable and is now in charge.?
Our stock of Clothing )!? large.
We carry stouts, slims and regulars.
Give us a call and see if we cannot suit
your purse as well as your fancy.
j. R. M in i ku ei Son.
Laurens Public Library.
The ladies of L. P. Library Associa
tion are reminded that their next meet
ing will be held Friday afternoon, I
o'clock, May Hth in the Library. Busi
ness of importance will be under con
sideration, and all the members arc
requested to attend.
Will all those having out books over
the allotted ten days please bring them
The members are urged to keep the
rules. This will prevent much worry
to those in ? b?rge of the books.
The room is epen from8.80 o'clock to
5.80 o'clock every Monday, Wednesday
and Friday afternoons.
YELLOW JAUNDICE CURED.
Suffering humanity should ho sup
plied with every moans possible tor
its rel'of. It is with pleasure wo pub
lish tho following. 1 This ia to certify
that I was a terrible auffoier from
Yellow Jaundice for over six months,
and was treated by some of tho boat
physicians In our city and all to no
avail. Dr. Boll, our Druggist, rocom
monded Electric Hitters, and after
tuking two bottles, 1 was entirely
ourod. I now tako groat pleasuro In
recommending thorn to any person suf
fering from this torriblo malady. I
am gratefully yours, M. A. Hogarty,
Lexington, Ky. Sold by B. F. Posey,
t?F~ Remember that M inter is head
quarters for lowest prices anil best
values in Clothing, Shoes and Hats.
Please take Notice.- -ah persons
arc forbidden to hunt, to fish, to enter,
or to trespass in any way, upon my
lands near tho city of Laurcna, known
aa tho Hansom place, and part of the
Young place. H. Y. Simpson.
PIANOS AM) OltGANS.
Why not lot me save you money. I
can positively soli you Pianos and Or
gans lowor than any othor doalor, and
on as oa?y terms. I reprosent Manu
factures and have no oxponse, such as
salesmen, wagon and toam, nor houso
rent, honco all of this oxpenac lowo.-s
the price of an instrument. Call on
mo, or write for prices and I will as
sure this fact.
L. A. McCobd.
BLCKLEN'S ARNICA BALVE.
THE BEST HALVE in the world
for Cuts, Bruises, Bores, Ulcors, Salt
Rheum, Fever Sores, Tottor, Chappod
Hands, Chilbains, Corns, and all Bki?
Eruptions, and positively cures Piles,
or no pay rcqulrod. It is guaranteed
to give satisfaction or money refunded.
Price '26 cents per box. For Bale by
Dr. B. F. Posoy.
Wanted -People of judgmont and
taato to come to S. M. & R . H. Wllkos
& Oo's. Furnlturo Store. Wo have
many things that will interest you.
Johnson's Chill and Pc
rcr Tonic is a GNU-DAY
Cure. It cures the most
stubborn case of Fever la
Please pardon us and be patient, we
will romlud you again, that we have a
magnlfioent line or Furniture.
8. M. & E. H. Wilkes&Co.
Unbecoming forwardnoseoftene r
proceeds from ignorance than im -
THE DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION.
This body was called tu order by
County Ohairman, Q I*. Smith, at 11
a. in., yesterday. All tho townships
were represented except. Youngs, by
by 1011 delegates
Ool B. W. Ball was olioson Prcsl
dent.Ool. J. H. Wharton and J. <;.
Williams Vice Presidents, W.O. Deok
Secretary, and w. I. Cunningham
Treasurer. N. B, Dial was chosen
member of tin-stat?- Executive Com?
mittee, and Q. I' Smith County Chair
Delegates to the Slate Convention:
J. II. wharton, <;. S. MoCravev. L. W.
Simkins, R. 0. I>a\is,<;. 1*. Smith, J no.
b\ Bolt, J. G. Williams and Dr. J. 8.
Alternates: Joel A. Smitb. P, M.
ileliams, m. a. Suiumercl,
A resolution was passed allowing
Younjta to name a member of the Com
Tho business was done promptly In
good humor, harmoniously,' and the
Laurcus Democracy arc in as usual for
Countv Executive Committee: U. I*.
Smith, Chairman; B W. Ball, W. T.
Crews, G* 0. Young, U. .1- Gopeland,
A.C.Owens, '. O. MeDanlel, M. \.
Summerel, .1. K. Boyd, \V. U. Kuller,
<;. I*. Smith. Youngs to be 111 led.
TO YOCNW MEN OF THE COUNTY:
Our country is involved in war ami
our Slate bas been called on to furnish
Sixteen Hundred Soldiers. Allmosl
every county has responded to the call
and o lie rod the services of a full Com
pany of her patriotic sons, Kor some
reason our county at present bas nol
an organized Malitia Company, and we
desire to organize a company nssoou as
practical?not a holliday company,bill
one to oiler to our count ry for any ser
vice it may have for u> to perform as
We will be glad to have any who de
sir*-to do so to meet with u- at the
Court House to-morrow. Wcdnesduj
May lib, 1898.
.1, i). ADAMS.
The Christian and Missionary Alli
nuce.with head-quarters in New York,
will hold Convention- in Greenville,
May it, in and ii. and Liiurens, May 12
and 18. A party of Alliance Workers
are now making a tour through the
South, ho.ding religious services, sel
ling forth Cio truths of tho Four-Fold
(lospcl, viz, Jesus, as saviour, Saudi
tier, Healer and Coming King. In the
body are Kev. Dr. A C. Feck, of Den
ver, Colo., Rev. Dr. Wilson and Kev.
Stephen Merrill, of New York, Rev.
I). C. Cook, of Washington, i> C ,
Kev. 0. Mitchell, a Missionary to
Africa and Miss Mallie Perry, of S.
C. These worker-* cannot he in 1.au
reus but one day and two nights. The
services will be held in the Opera
House, beginning the night of May
12th, at s o'clock.
The "Alliance" i- an inier denomi
national work, being composed of
Christians of various denominations
tied has inosi markedly blessed Its
work. It was nol organized until 1881
with Kev. A. B. Simpson, a-* Presi
dent, and lo day its influence is world
wide, ll bas over four hundred Mis
sionaries in the foreign Held. I.a t year
at a Convention held at <>ld Orchard,
.Me , a Missionary oll'eriug was raised
of $70,000.00, while jusl after thai a
similiar Convention was hold in New
York city and about the same amount
was raised there- the iwo offerings
netting about $1 10,nun.no. These facts
show God's approval and endorsement
of their work.
We trust many will come in from
Laurens County to attend these ser
Yours in Jesus,
S. C. Tono.
Any able-bodied young men de
siring to join the Gary Walts
Guards, and hold themselves in
readiness to answer tho call to
arms when issued, can do so hy
communicating with moat Water
loo, B.C. Wo desire to increase
our enrolment to 80, ami will re
ceive volunteers to that number.
By order of the Oaplain.
P, li. Lock wood,
W. L. Terry, O, 8.
Undo Snin has doolarod war
with Spain, and Iiis war vessels
aro now plying tho waters around
Culm. We boliove the timo is soon
coming when Fit/hugh Lee's name
will ho prized above every otlior
name of mortal man in our United
States. The Allwiso Creator even
has caused to grow upon the shell
of tho back of an upland tarrapin
in two distinct linos tho name of
Lee, thus i.kk on each side length
wise in raised colored letters.
This is no jest for I havoseeu with
my own eyes and handled with my
hands, and know whereof 1 spoak.
Mr. Billio Dauiol, of Mt. Galla
gher, has tin? tarrapin now in his
possession, and any one can see
for themsolvos if tboy should so
Jimmie Beeks, with W. Rasor
of Cross Hill, was up visiting his
father's family last Saturday and
Thomas Downey and Fleming
Smith, of your city, worshiped at
Poplar Springs on Sunday tho
W. B. Knight, a son of Capt.
P. E, Knight, received the ordi
nance of Baptism on Saturday at
Poplar Springs, and was made a
full member of saidohuroh, while
his father, Capt. P. E. Knight, and
Frank Redden wore ordained dea
cons. Religion seems to bo pro
gressing in our section. There
will be an effort to get Kev. Mr.
Poarco Kiuard, with his big tent,
in our section in July to carry on
a series of revival meetings.
Mrs. Pollie Hooks i < visit ing at
Pelzar this wook.
Mr. S. E. Beeks, of Polzor, was
in our section a little while last
I will say for the bonufit of eit
izons, of Tip Top/ in regard to th'd
suspicious old man, Iiis namo is
O'Connor, and he has been in this
country before, and we can't think
there is any harm intended by the
old man. We think ho is a kind
of a crazy old fellow and not on
a mischief making tour.
la Oae Dqy.
PARAGRAPHS ABOUT YOU AMD
Tho May Day was delicious -perfect.
Rotnember, Ice oream at the Court
House this afternoon.
(lot your straw-hat tho Aovertis
kk Ih the Polutor.
Mm W. W. Ball Is visiting at Col.
B. w. Ball's.
Miss Baeot. of Florenoe. 1? visiting
tho family of Dr. II. M. Holmes.
Miss Bottlo Dukes, of Rranohvllle,
is the guest of Miss Luolle Wright.
Mrs. Matthews, of Charleston, is
visiting Mrs. E. M. Matthews.
Sei op your best girl to ereain at the
< 'ourt I louse t his evening.
Mr. and Mrs. A 0. Wright and
family, of Branohvillo. aro visiting at
Mrs. W. N. Wright
Mossrs. Will Menu' and Eugono
Hudgens went up to Spartanburg last
Wednesday for tho muslo festival.
Miss Fannie Roland was one of the
many visitors from Laurens to Spar
burg last week,
The Columbia Record was a year old
April 26th and bason its faeo the glow
of health as woll ns of youth.
There vns a good attendance in the
city on Saturday last for supplies?of
Miss Ida Fullor arrived homo on
Saturday after n visit of sovoral wooks
to relatives in North Carolina.
Mrs. Calhoun, of Ninoty-S'.x is vis
iting bor daughter, Mrs. F. P. Mo
Mrs Ada Arthur and little daughter,
Robbie, of Columbia aro visiting at
Capt. J. M. Philpot's.
Mrs. A. C Wardla v ami children
are expected to come up from Charles
ton this week to summer in Laurens.
Mrs. S. M. Wllko* and Miss Bessie
Todd wore the guosts of Mrs. J. 0.
Gurlington, of Spartanburg last week.
Mr. L. G. Fr'orson, of Spartanburg,
came down to Laurens to spond Sun
Messrs. w. L. Gray and E. IL
Wi kos made short trips to Spartan
burg last woek.
Miss Elot80 Wright spent last Sat
urday and Sunday with hor parents.
Mr. and Mrs. ,J. N Wright,
Superintendent A.W.Anderson and
wifo of Augusta spent Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. T. F. Simpson.
Miss Laura Irby returned a low days
ago from a visit to friends in Now
Get all your summer wear before
tho culling Is done. The AdVKRTISKR
points the places.
Coal is a mighty factor in present
Ben warfare, it requires ?? to 100
tons a day for a tirst-claes monstor of
Mrs. Martha Wllkes was called to
Charlotte Saturday by the illness of
her daughter-in-law, Mrs. P. B.
Mrs. Marion Evans, of Cheraw,
spent last Tursday with Miss Azllo
Wilson, and accompanied Miss Wilson
to Spartanburg on Wednesday.
Tho small pox sonsation Is still alive
and if net already vacoinated you had
best attend to that pleasant precau
Dispatches say that France is
aotlvely preparing for war. A little
more actlvety in war would improve
her rocont record.
First Lieut. (U.S. A.) W. F. Lewis,
assistant Surgeon.has been designated
to examine South Carolina Volunteers
as to physical qualifications.
The doing exercises of the Jones'
High School will take plaoeto-morrow,
Wednesday, the Ith of May. I?r. W.
M. t; reer will speak at 11 o'clock, a. in.,
and the exhibition at night.
Tho Veterans and Sons return from
tho ro-unlo:i at "tho city by tho Sea"
enthusiastic at tho delightful trip and
the glorious hospitalty of tho city ?
above all the graeoful and beautiful
attentions of her fair women
The offloials of Olemson propose to
organizo Farmers lnstitutos in the
State. It is a vory important matter
to our farmers Wo suggest that our
county Alliance offloials write at onco
to President lIart:-.og for information
Tho Mastora degree win conferred by
Palmetto Lodge, A. F. M., on Friday
night last Visitors attondod from
Campbell, Brewerton, Scroeder. Tum
bling Shoals, Wallace and F.noreo
Lodges. It will be a memorable meet
Laurens unconquerable.-) met Clin
ton Invlnciblos on tho tatter's homo
diamond on Friday afternoon last. Tho
Laurons boys caught Tartors and tho
game stood (i to t in favor of tho homo
team. 11 was a flno game. When the
Clinton boys oome up this way thoy
will soo what they will see.
Tho twenty-lirst annual convention
of tho Stato Sunday School Association
will meet in Georgetown May 17th
19th, Tho first session will bo Tuos
day evening, May 17th and tho closing
one Thursday morning. All persons
oxpocting to attond tho Convention
should send their names to Itev. A. J.
Stokoa by May 12, so that homos may
Clork Bolt is prepared to pay tho
Youngs High School.
Tho public and especially tho frionds
of the school aro cordially invitod to
attend a basket picnic, at Wallnco's
Grovo, near Youngs post office, on Sat
urday, May 7th. Hon. C. 0, Foathor
stone, of Laurons, and Others will do
liror addrosaos. A pleasant crowd and
pleasant speaking aro anticipated.
This afternoon at 1 o'clock the ladies
of the Library Association will begin
to serve ice cream in the Court House.
The cream will be served until 10
o'clock to-night and it is hoped that
the attendance will be general. It ia
certainly a good cause and there will
doubtless be good and vory cold cream
so every one will be wise to slop in for
To the Hon. Mayor and Council I
The good work boing dono on Church
atreetls highly appreolatod, but tho
crossing at the Rail Road on Hampton
stroet is and has bcon dangerous and
should bo lookod after. Tho Editor of
this paper la poraonally Interested and
theroin the public.Sogontlomon, don't
forget tho long suffering Editor and
when you havo dono his work expoot
your pay in good wholosome printors
Ink. His blandlshmonts aro worth
The R. Ft. Photo Car will only ret
main a few days longer. Call at once.
Miss Carrie Furr's school closed
lust Friday and she left tor Clin
ton to spend ln>r vacation at home.
Miss Fan- made many friends
while in this community which
give her up reluctantly.
Ex-Treasurer J. B. T. Scott, of
Union, luts beeu <>n a visit to Iiis
friend, J. T. A. Bui low.
Mrs. Clat worthy,of Honea Path,
who lias been visiting her duugh
ter, Mrs. A. P. Holmes for the last
mouth will leave for her home in
a few days.
Misses May Hudgens a,nd Mat
tie Teague, of Madden'a have been
on a visit to Mrs. Ballew.
Mrs. Frailk Martin was called
to tho bed side of her sick mother,
Mrs. John R, Finloy, of Maddens,
a few days ago.
Mrs. Sallie Milam is very sick
yet, but we hope to See her up
These last rains are keeping
some of us from (iliishing plant
ing cotton seed and ii will be up in
May before we can finish. Tho
first, corn and cotton that came
up don't look woll.
Some of our boys are ready for
the call, while others say that it is
the wrong season of the year to
have to go to war, but 1 guess
when Undo Sam wants us we all
will soon get ready and be oil' for
Cubo, and really if we are needed
ought to go.
Quinine and other fe
ver medicines take from S
to 10 days to cure fever,
Johnson's Chill and Fever
Tonic cures in ONE DAY.
The past three weeks have been
somewhat on the wet order, and
farmers are getting behind.
Some sections have almost a
stand of cotton from the early
Tlie small grain, of which there
is a great deal sown, is looking
line and wit h suitable seasons t here
will be a good yield.
Mrs. .1. R, Finley, who has beon
very ill for several weeks, we are
glad to stale, is some better ut
Mrs. .1. W. Henry, we are glad
to report. is convalescent from n
The writer is anxious to learn
who enjoyed themselves the great
est loving over the hills of Rabon
on a fishing four on the 25th, tilt.
Why take Johnson's
Chill (St Fever Tonic?
Because it cures the
most stubborn case
of Fever in ONE&A Y.
Along with the war, and com
ing crop of candidates another
evil threatens us. in fact it is on
us right now. If you do not be
lieve this statement, examine your
Irish potato plants and you will
be convinced. The Kansas potato
bug is horcj. He is voracious and
very tough. Two of these potato
bugs will populate a whole potato
patch in a few weeks. The best
thing to drive them away is Paris
green. Dissolve a teaspoonful in
a gallon of water and sprinkle
with a watering pot or : lix the
powder with land plaster or air
slacked lime, putting four ounces
of tho Paris green to iv peck of the
plaster or limo. Mix thoroughly
and dust this over the plants. You
should keep this up for four weeks.
The Paris green is the only thing,
so far as wo know, that will drive
them away and save the potatoes.
Quinine and other fe
ver medicines take fror. 15
to 10 days to cure fes er.
Johnson's Chill andPcver
I Tonic cures in ONE DA V.
UP AT WOFFOItD.
Tho Senior Class is making
plans for Oommonoemout now.?
Plans wero dismissed at a class
mooting hold yesterday. Mr. M<
M. 0wings, of Uuurens, the poet
of tho class, was unanimously re
quosted to deliver Iiis oration in
verse, and something unusually
good may be expected. Mr. I. C.
Rlaokwood who was olootod at a
former molding to deliver the
the position, much to the regret of
everyone present. Mr. K. A. Paw
was oleotod in his stead?Spar
DISCOVERED BY A WOMAN.
Anothor great dincovory has boon
made, and that too, by a lady in this
country. "Dlaoaso faslcnod its
olutohofl upon hor and for uovon yoars
?ho withstood Its sovorost tests, but
hor vital organs woro undermined
and death ?ootnod imminent. For throo
monthr. she coughod Incessantly, and
could not sleep. She finally found a
way to rocovory by purchasing of us a
bottlo of Dr. King's Now Discovery
for Consumption, and was so much re
Uoved that sho slopt all night: and
with two bottles, has boon ontlrcly
cured. Hor name la Mrs. Luther
Tutz. Thus writes W. C. lUmick A
Co. Trial bottles free at Dr. B. F.
Posey's Drug store. Regular slzo f>0o.
and $1 00. Every bottlo guarantood.
DR. W. H. BALL
OFFICE OVER NATIONAL BANK, LAURENS
OrviOE Data Monday and Tuesdayk.
It often happens that Iho doctor out
of town when most needed. The two
year old daughter ol J. V. Scliunck, of
Cnddo, Ind. Tor., was threatened with
croup, he writes. "My wife insisted
that I go for tho doctoral once: but Rf>
he was out of town, I purchased a bottle
of Chamberlain's < 'onch Kcinedy w liicli
relieved the child immediately." A
bottlo of that remedy in tho house will
often save tho oxpenso of a doctor's bill,
besides the anxiety always occasioned
by serious sickness, When it la piven
na soon as the croupy cough Appears, it
will prevent the attack. Thousands of
mothers always keep it in their homes.
The 25 and 60 cent bottles for sale by
Dr. B. V. l'osoy, l.anr. UH, S. (J.
In One Day.
Will be lot to lowost bidder,
repairs on bridge across North
(labon Crook, known as the Dr.
Fuller bridge, on Tuesday the
24th of May, 18i?s, ftt It) o'clock.
K. P. Adair,
The law requires all streams) to
bo ol oar od of all obstructions in
tho month of Mny in oacli year.
Ploaso govern yoursolf accord
11. P. ADAIR,
Keatoro full, regular notion
of tho bowels, it<> not irri
tate or Inflame, but low
? 11 the delicate rtlffcutlve or
KnUm In perfect condition. Try them. V> oonttf
?pared only by 0. 1. Hood A Co., Lowell, Um?
A IIISTOKIO LOCALITY.
A recent visitor to Laurens '
w> ting to tho Fair field News und
Herald has this to say <>f a point
in our county of poetto interest. I(
is now Yarbarough'a RIill,the prop
erty of Mr. Daniel Yarborought an
enterprising citizen, The mills
aro founteetl miles from this city
on tho EnoreO und the scenery is
bold ami picturesque. It is the
popular picnic ground of a wide
In Laurens county on the
banks of Enoreo ivivor, (with
its lovely shoals, picturesque
and romantic scenery) stands
the historic Musgrovo Mills,
the scene of a battle (August
18, 1780), between tho Ameri
cans under Col. Williams.of Nine
ty Six, aided by Cols. Shelby) and
Clarke, and a regiment of British
and Tories under Col. Innis, in
which the latter wero routed .There
are many spots of interest ren
dered memorable during the strug
gle of our forefathers for Ameri
On tb" ores! of a hill, near tho
banks of Iho river, in Laurens,
stands the miller's residence
(Allen Muskgrovo byname, whose
daughter has been justly styled a
hcroino of tho Revolution, having
rendered euch conspicuous services
during thoso troublous times ,whoso
life was embittered by the death
of her lover (John Ramsey) in his
atti mpt to ?berall* the gallant Ar
thur Butler from Iho hands of a
cruel foe he, ( Butler) having been
confined as u prisoner of war in
her father's house. A portion of
the old bouse is preserved from
Whence tho dauntless hero made
the hazardous leap, ami tho tree
which rendered such friendly aid
n receiving him among its spread
inn houghs?a bilent but forcible
reminder of that eventful night.
The old mill house, long since re
duced to ashes, lias been replaced
by another on or near the .same
spot. A powerful combination ol
machinery is operated under the
roof entirely water?-grisl, siw,
11 air mills, thresher and ginning.
Stauding within its wails (in Lau
rens County) the eyo can rest al
most at a glanco upon two adjoin
ing counties?Spartanburg and
Union. On the opposite hanks of
the river, in Spartanburg county,
Is the "Gullied Hill"?grand and
majestic in appearance?with Ms
red gullies and waving pines,
touching high above tho rippling
waters of the streun below. Up
on its crest wero displayed the
beacon-light thai apprised the gal
lant Butler of the approach of his
friends, Horse Shoe Robinson and
John Ramsey, and was a signal
that the hour for his liberation had
arrived; Iho former a marvel of
\Vai like valor, the "Hero of the
VVaxhaWS," a modern Hercules,
who was ever and anon rendering
timely aid to his compatriots.
Within a stone throw of the mill
in Laurens County is a lone neg
lected grave, on a rugged hillside
over-looking tho river, reputed to
be the last resting place of Mary
Mu-grove, with rude stones for
marble^, -imply ttdoroed tin tho
balmy month of June) with Chero
kee roses, which seem to cling vol
untarily to the hallowed mound.
II. E. K.
A CLEVER TRICK.
It certainly looks Uko it, but there
is really no trick about it. Anybody
can try it who has Laim, Hack and
Weak Kidneys, Malaria or nervous
troubles. We mean ho can eure him
self right away by taking Elootrlo
Hitters. This medicine tones up tho
whole system, acts as u stimulant to
Liverand Kidneys, Is a blood purifier
and nervo tonic. It cures Constipa
tion, Headache, Painting PpolIs, Sloop
lessnoss and Melancholy. It is purely
vogetable, a m'ld laxativo, and re
stores the system to its natural vigor.
Try Electric Bitters and be convinced
that they aro a miracle worker. Every
bottle guaranteed. Only 60 cent* ii
buttle at Dr. B. F. Posoy's Drug Store.
Our bravest .'>iul Lest lessons aro
not loarnod through succoss, hut
through misadventure.?A. B, Al
Johnson's Chill and Fe
ver Tonic Is a ONF-DAY
Cure. It cures the most
stubborn case of Fever ia
If thou art a master, Bomotimo
ho blind; if a servant, Homotimo
Our Repair Shop
IS now fitted with M. & \Y
cani/or. ff your Tiro is snaj
wo can mako it as good us new.
S. M. A 10, II. W ILK ICS & CO.
C, N. & L. R. R.
Schedule to take effect Jnnua,? 24, lsiis.
sou I'll boon l>.
Daily Excrpt Sunday
N dw berry,
1 45 p
0 no a m
Daily ExOKPT Sunday
< loluinhin, Le 11 oo p m
White Rot k. II i?s
Little Mountain, 11 16
Prosperity, 11 -r>s
Newberry, 12 10
Clinton, 12 50
Laurena, Ar 1 lo
W. G. CHILDS, Superintendent.
J R. NOLAN, Train Master.
6 oo p in
Parties having business with the
County Supervisor will find him
in his offtoe on Monday of each
week, between the hours of ten
o'clock a. m. and 1 oclock p. m.
It. P. A DA III,
Jan. 20, 1898?ly. Supervisor.
Notire? of candidates for otlice under thi.?
bond must Invariably t>e accompanied i>y
tbe f?'?, TiiaKK DoIjLaus.
FOR PROBATE JUDUE,
We are authorized to auuouueo
O. G. Thompson as a oaudidato
for re-olootion to the oflloo of Pro
bato Judge, subject to tho notion
of the Demooratic Primary.
I announce uiyBelf a candidate for iho
Office of .indue of Probate, subject to
the will of the voterH of Laurons county
as expressed at the primary election,
and pledge myself to abide the result.
JOHN M. HUDGKNS.
I announce myself a candidate
f<>r the otHoe of Suporvisor, sub
jeot to the will of tho voters of
Laurons county as oxprossed at
tho primary election and plodgo
myself to abide the result.
(i. Marion Mooub.
I rospootfully announoo myself
a candidate for Supervisor of I.au
reus County, at tho ensuing elec
tion, subject to the action of tho
It. P. An.vnt.
FOR TREASURER .
The many friends of Messer
l?altl> respectfully nominate him
for re-eloction to tho oflico of
County Treasurer, subject to tho
notions of tho Democratic Pri
1 respectfully announce myself
a oaudidato for County Auditor,
subjoot to tho ohoioo of the Dem
ooratic primary, at the ensuing
election. W. U. PkR?USON.
1 hereby announce myself a
candidate for Auditor, subject to
tho result of the Democratic pri
W. it. ftfaOuKK.
Mr. B. F. Arnold is announced
as a candidate for Auditor of Lau
fens county, subject to the choice
of the Pt tnooratic Primary.
Modesty seldom resides jn a
broat that is not enriched with
noblor virtues.?Goldsmit h.
Care to our coMin adds a nail,
no doubt, and every grin, so merry,
draws one out.?Woloott.
FOR COUNTY SUPERINT
DENT OF EDU0ATION1
1 hereby announce myso
a oaudidato for re*eleotiou to tl
oflion i>t* County Superiuteudei
of Eduoation, subject to the re
suit of the appronohiug Demo
oratio primary olootiou.
L. T. II. Damk:,
In One Day.
Dr. Bolfo E. Hughes,
Offices?Todd Building) Phone an
LaurentCotton Mills storo, Phono lov
Specially prepared for lOxamiu
ami Treat ing diseases of Eye, Ear
Throat and Nose
? ? &\ -5;" Z&
the nho\ <? 11 '.n|
out Debility* /in/ <->,, >
X/tMOfy. Stops all ?Ii .uns mid
KRKNCII REMEDY produc
in 30 ila>s. < ?<c.v yv< ?-i
I'ltticoct'le, I'oi/iuf! A/ttnoi,
lo sc? caused by cm is ol vottlli. It wauls ofl hi
- mlty mid Consumption, yo?iik Men regain M;wi
io"d and t>l?l Men recover Vouthio.1 Vigor, it
< - vi.;.i and size to shrunken organs, and fit*
\ mau i"i business or marriage. Easily carrier) in
the vesi pocket, Price Cn PTC 6 Boxes f. *
mail, in plain pack? DU \j I O, age. w 11.
itti ii guatuntee. DR. JtANO'HAHRA, Parit
Dr. B. P. I'osey, Druggist, sale Agont,
1,aureus, S. (J.
Sawing ami Lumber.
Prompt Sawing by W, D. Byrd.
Moves bis Mills when wanted, Quick
delivery of rough lumber.
Terms satisfactory, See (be suli
w. i). BYRD.
i i %
I Our Spring Stock of Clothing, |
i Shoes and Hats
1 .. i
05 Has just been opened, and wo ask 0111 Iriends ?>i CO,
^Laurens and Laurons County to give us a call and Ihosc^g
'?.that we do not know, as we want to become known to the,?)
?' ? ?)
:->people ol Laurens County, and we will make yott <>ui'<??
6 " 0;
?friends by giving you as good bargains as can ho given?!
,;V<;iii Laurens or in any other town in the State. We wantW
m ' . M
'0to call special attention to out Spring and Summer linens
?.of Hats. Wc have all the latest Styles and Novelties in?
? . M
Q-IIats?.something that will please the people. ^l'Q
?earnestly ask a call from all. ?
m . ? ?, n
.j0'i Very rcspcctlully, qjj
? DIAL & FERGUSON. I
??^?i?^?:?:????? MMM<&8MM&M? ??
Of all Ainds. New Books
at Publishers prices. Good se
cond-hand books at about half
Not at Agents figures but at
|>rices^to suit the hard ti mes. We
mve a first-class machine we
sell for $25.00 with a guaran
tee for 5 years. Will sell on
J.O.C. FLEMING & CO