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Bubnorlptlon PMco 12 Months, 91.bo
LAUREN'S, S. 0., MayJlO.lBuo.
Dewoy Im? sent homo his report.?
He oaine, ho saw, he conquered. Ar
rived at Mlnila he attacked the Span
ish Fleet, and in two hours destroyed
It (eleven vsssels) the Spanish having
?100 killed and a largo number wounded.
Devrey has possession of the forts and
with a force can take possession of
the Islands. A sufllcient force will be
aent him from San Francisco to make
him master of the situation. Dowey
has been made an Admiral, the high
est naval rank. The completeness
of the victory is unprecedented in
modern naval warfare. The Spanish
Kingdom is demoralized, and the end
of the present dynast,, may come by
revolution. The Spanish home Meet is
probably in Spanish waters. The Is
land of Cuba is Invested i>y our ships
and unless the Spaniard can send a
Heel to clear the waters of American
ships the Spanish army in Cuba must
soon he starved out and forced to sur
render. It is probable that San Juan
on the Island, I'orto Rico, has been
taken by Commodore Sampson's Heel
und thus Spain will he deprived of a
coaling station should she send a licet
to American waters.
in the meanwhile, a force may be
sent from Tampa to co-operate with
the Cuban insurgents and thus invest
Havana by land as well as by sea. In
this case t here may be some lighting
in Cuba. Kit/. I. and doe Wheeler
are now Major Generals of Volunteers,
and it is probable that I,ee will be one
of the commanding oHicers of the in
It is more than probable, however,
that revolution will occur In Spain,
the Queen Regent ami the eleven year
old King be driven from Spain, a new
government of a military character
established and an end come to the
war by a concession of the [ndepcti
dence Of Cuba and American demands
satisfied' It is evidently the policy
of the United States to force the
lighting and end the war quickly and
it is now so evident that the material
resources arc so greatly on the Alneri
can sido, we can hope lor an early
end of the trouble.
Latest.? The Spanish licet is report
ed in West Indies Waters ami a collis
sion with Sampson's fleet reported to
the disadvantage of Sampson. It came
by "grapevine" ami is not credited, Of
course we must have some beating.
That anything should be sweet there
must be some sense of salt.
The Nowberry Voico ?ayo: 'Tho
Dlsponsary lasv has not been tho suc
cess that Its supporters desired it to
be, neither has it been a failure as is
claimed by some of tho Prohibition
ists The Dispensary law has hit the
liquor makers harder than any law
ever passed in this State, and they
have hown that they were hard hit
by tue Here1! light they have waged
and are waging against it. If Prohibi
tionists and others blinded by politi
cal prejudice had been bands olT in
tho tight against tho dispensary, leav
ing tho lixuor element without aid In
Its fight, the degree of success of the
dispensary would have been much
Umph! pure love licks. Tho 'liquor
makers" outside the Stnto wore made
the happiest in the world. Competition
was destroyed by allowing none made
In the Stato. Thousands of barrels
under the sanction of the Stato
and by tho Stato are brought into the
State dally and sold to tho people. For
"makers" outside the State it is do
lightfu1, beautiful. Onoe.a month
clouds of liquor men Hock to Columbia
to sell to the agents of tho State to be
dispensed to the pooplo and sample
bottles to the politicians as souvenirs.
Tho maker's traffickers are made de
cent if not respectable by tho Pal
metto brand upon every bottlo of tho
pure and undeftlod.
Should tho present unpleasantness
botweon Spain and tho United States
eventuate in general national compli
cations Involving Croat Britain the
South would be In a ticklish condi
tion. Britain lakes and spins our cot
ton, America spinning but three of
eleven million bales Fortunately for
Southern planters they have fair no
tlco that brof dstull'sand all articles of
Southern consumption and non-pro
duction arc continually rising. With
a big war cotton can't cross tho water.
South Carolina's quota of troops has
been supplied Governor Eilerb?!
showod remarkable grit in persisting
that they bo rendo/.vousod In Colum
bia, but it now appears that that great
city is too small for them. Tuere 's
something in giving a town olbow
Tho following counties have Volun
teer Companies for the war:
Abbevlllo, Greenville, (2), Chester,
Nowborry, Anderson, Sumtor, Rich
land, (2), Darlington, Hamborg, Clnr
endon, Aiken, York. Charleston, a
heavy Artillory Company of 200 mon.
The Washington Post lands this so
lar plexus blow: "Crovor Clovoland
doubtless docldod to pair his lino
marksmanship with the puffy targot
his form would make and stay at homo.
Small wit for a big target.
McKinley Beoms to have followod
"Bewaro of ontrance to a quarrel; but
Boar it that tho opposer may bowaro
So many of the boys havo been re
jected by the doctors, that it would
seem the medical mon quickly caught
the martinet fever.
pianos AND ORGANS.
Why not lot mo snvo you money. I
o?n positively soil you Pianos and Or
gans lowor than any othor doalor, and
oti as cany terms. I reprosent Manu
factures and have no oxpenso, nuch an
aslesmon, wagon and team, nor houso
re'it, hence all of this oxponse lowors
tho price of an instrumont. Call on
. cue. or write for prices and I will as
sure this fact.
L. A. McOobd.
Tho genial Editor of the Abbovllle
Medium has boon to Washington and
writes to his paper observations on his
travels. Hero is something of Green
There are many agreeable people in
Groonvllle and we met sevorai of them
during our short stay. First of thot>o
whs W. W. Hall, editor of tho Daily
News who strolled into the Mansion
11 ouso to pick up an item for his pa
per. Like othor Groouvllle people ho
thinks the town is growing and is
hoprfui und contented with the sltua
t on. This state of mind hus so lnllu
enced his eonduot tbatGonzales speaks
of him as "Holy Willie'" We called
on Col. James A. Hoyi and found Miss
Huberts his capable book-keeper tak
ing euro of his business. It is always
so that whuii a man can secure a com -
potent woman to manage for him ho
always has leisure to entertain his
Wo also saw Hon J. A. McCullough
who was so much talked of as a possi -
bio candidate for Governor on tho so
called Prohibition ticket, lie had the
good sense not to allow tho use of his
name among tho "sissers."
senator Dean called at tho Mansion
II0U8O and wo were delighted to meet
him. Many of his constituents wish
to Bond him to Congress, but ho ha*
not given his consent to make tho
race. Ho la in every respoet qualified
for the position.
Arrived at Washington he mot an
old-timer of South Carolina:
When wo reached tho city we went
to the Metropoliten Hotel and as wo
went to tho desk to register our names
we found Hon. T. J, Mackey for a long
time a familiar figure in South Caro
lina, lie I- applying for a placo as
Captain of engineer* In the United
Slates Volunteer army and showed us
a recommendation for the place signed
by tho South Carolina Senators and
Representatives, They say he is well
quail Hod for the position and they
earnestly ruquoat his appointment.?
He wished us to go with him to call on
Goneral Miles and see the new styles
of guns. Judge Mackey says he has
been to Cuba and is perfectly familiar
with Morro Castle having been all over
it and examined it minutely. He
knows the location of the magazines
and othor important facts a* to the
strength of the fortifications In gen
eral at Havanna.
There is more Catarrh in this
section of the country thau nil
diseases put together, and un
til the last years was supposed to
1)0 incurable. For a groat man)
yours doctors pronouced it a local
disease, and prescribed local r< mo
dies, ami by constantly failing to
(Mire with local treatment, pro
nouced it incurable. Science has
proven catarrh to bo a constitu
tional disease, and therefore re
quires constitutional treatment?
I lull's Catarrh Curo,manufaoi tired
by P. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo,
Ohio, is the only constitutional
cure in tho market, it is taken
internally in doses from 10 drops
to a teaspoouful. It acts directly
on tho blood and mucous surfaces
of tho system. Tlioy offer Ono
Hundred for any case that it fails
to euro. Send for circulars and
F. J. CHENEY, & CO.,
Sold by Druggists, 75c.
The law requires all si reams to
lie cleared of till obstructions in
the month of May in each year.
Please govern yourself accord
II. P, Adair,
Parties having business with tho
County Supervisor will find him
in his office on Monday of each
week, between the hours of ten
o'clock a. m. and 4 oclock p. in.
R. P. ADAIR,
Jan. 20, 1898? lv. Supervisor.
Easily,Quickly, Permanently Restored
MAGNETIC NERVINE UStSt
antce to ( nr.- Insomnia, Pits, Dizziness, Hysteria,
Nervous Debility, host Vitality. Seminal Losses,
Palling Memory?the result of Over-work, Worry,
Sickness, Krrors ol Youth or Over-indulgence.
Price 60c. and $1 ; 6 boxes $5.
For quick, posltiveand lastingresults in Sexual
Weakness, Imnptcucy, Nervous Debility and Lost
Vitality, ns>- BLUE LABEL SPECIAL?double
strength?will give strength and tone to every part
and effect a permanent cure. Cheapest aiufbcst.
tcx: Pills f>y mail. . :.?<^...v>.
free?A bottle of the famous Japanese Liver
Pellets will l>e given with a $i box or more of Mag
netic Nervine. Iree. Sold only by /
Dr. B. P. Posey, Druggist, salo Agent,
Laurens, 8. C.
Condensed Schedule in KfTaot
May 1, I-'.".
" Nowborry .
Ar. Oroonwood .
Ar. AbhuvllTe ...
Ar. Anderson .
Ar. UrcenvTlle ?
" Pie "
4 ii j> m
urn a m
10 40 0 rn
TfTrT n m
11 Ii? ii in
U 20 "a in
12 ;i5 i> m
12 54 p m
2 01 p m
9 18 p m
B 8? p_rn
h 00 p m
" Ninety Six.
f>:>ip; 7 lQn.Lv. .Charleston. Ar HOOp
*8 :?'?!. II Hun " .. Columbia." 8 26p
P07n 12 tr.p ". *' ?on ." 2?0p a fV*
1001a; l?6p M.HantOu." 1 2f>p 7<6p
10 Jen1 2t?p ".ITnloi." 1 Ofip 7?)p
io:.(?ii ?.??rip " ... Jom-Mviiie. ." 1926p flKip
1064a 287p " ., ..Pncolol . " 12 Up ?42p
11 2.Vi| mop Ar.. Spnrtanliurg. t.v n i;.-> n \hy>
11 4(?ii| ii Jiip Lv . Spart inburg. Ar 11 WM SQQp
_8 4?J.I TOUpiAr Ashovillo. _ Ly 8 20a. 8 06p
"P," p. in. "Ai" ft. ni.
Trains v and to parry elegant Pullman
sleeping cars in-1 ween Columbia and AsheviHe,
?iroitto dnilv between Jacksonville ami < lindn
TiniiiH leave Bpartanburg, A. & c division,
northbound. o::i7 n. in.. B:Jfl p.m., fl:lo p.m.,
(Voxtibnio Limited); aonllilHiuml 12:20 a. m.
B:ir. p. in., II at ii. m., i Voattbnlo : .1..1 ?
Trains leave Greenville. A, and ?. division,
northtxmnd,.">; 16 n. ni., 2:ai n, m. and 6:22 p, m.,
(VcStlbuled ' united i ; southbound. I a. ni.,
4:80 p in , ID Wp, m. ivcMfbalpd Limited)
Pnlltnan palace sleeping earn on Train?:i6aiid
Wt. at mid 83, on A. und ('. (llvl ion
KKANK H. OANNON, .1. M.iVI.P
Third V P. A-Hon. Mgr., T. M., Wnshington.
W. A. TURK, H. H. HAKDWICK,
Won i'uHs. Ag't. Aa't (?ion. I'ana. Ag't.
Wawhiugtou, D. O._At lauf, gg.
For tho la^t week iho weather
has boon very fine, and ovorybody
is about through planting. A few
have begun to work their crops
The small grain crop is (ho (luost
an.I earliest that wehavo ever Been
at iIii - sensou of tho year.
,>ir. T. J. Weathers ban a 20 acre
field ol wheat, which wo think will
make 20 bushels to tho acre.
Hon. O. I. Goodwin, who has
been quite sick for (ho past week,
we are glad is Improving under the
magic touch of Dr. uodfrey.
Miss OctavoMvQuown,who was
VI ry sick for a long lime, wo are
glad to say is improving.
All that stir at Mr. M. A. .Sum
men. I'm, tho other day was caused
by the arrival of another little
girl who bus come to stay.
Mr. 10. T. Taylor's <h>g went wild
witli hydrophobia last week, hu!
ho killed It before ho di I any dam
Up to this lime WO have 110 one
in this section who is anxious to
run for office or go to toe war.
Mr. J. T. Blt?kely,we learn is not
done gathering his last vein's crop
of corn. Who can boat that? but
John is not done planting cotton
Tho children of this section are
so anxious to hoc cotton that Prof.
Brooks has given vacation for two
Dr. (Jodfroy has been on another
trip to lOkom. Wo don't know w hy
he goes so much,
Mr. It. O. Hairston dropped a
plank on bis big too and hurt it
mighty bad to keep from going to
the w ir wo suppose.
Mr. I,. W. Mamngo Hays ho don't
know whether ho is too obi to go
to tlio war or not, but it b is been
a long time since bo was a little
rho country people uro glad to
see tlio roller mill Hearing comple
tion, so (hat they can go lo (own
ami the mill on the samo day. We
hope Messrs. Machen und Marlin
will ! successful in their under
Tho oni} I'll Id lo ;.?'??? with llood'i Sartaparllla.
Sl.OCU m (111, on.
Reports a Wolcome Chang* In
Statement by a North Carolina
** Nearly all my lifo I hare had one oolri
alter another and the trouble boo mud like
oatarrh lu the head. There were diu
ohnrges from my earn, and my hearing
beciuao affected. I took a number of
klndB of mediums but I grew worue In
stead of bettor. One day I procured a
hottlo of Hood's Saroapurllla and began
U-king it, and BOOtl found it wan doing
me good. 1 gained strength and whh
greatly beucliti-d in mauy ways. 1 con
tinued its ubo and now the bad feeling in
my head is gone, u 1 the earache with
which I suffered hn. disappeared. I am
now ablo to do my houHowork without
fielp. 1 shall keep Hood's HarHaparilla In
ho bouse as long oh 1 live." MBB, T. Q.
I'u ?, , Dallas, North Carolina.
Isiiie boHt -in fuel Hi--.? 11 no lllootl Purifier.
? i r>*ii . aro Ute Favorit? family
rlOOCl S I IIIS ?H?mme, l'rlce -ibo.
Wanted?People of judgment and
taste to come to s. M. ? K . H. Wllkos
& Co's. Furniture Store. Wo huve
many things that will interest you.
A New ami 1 omptctc frculnietit, consisting ol
sUI'j'OSI I'ORIliS, Capsules ol Uliittlieul and two
lloxcsul Ointment A never-falling euro for Piles
of every nature nml degree. Ii makes an operation
with the knife, whli u is painful, and often results
in dentil, unnecessary. Why endure this terrible
disensof Wc pack a Written Guarantee In saob
$1 Uo<. No Cure, No Pay. w. ami p a boa, 6for
?s. Sent by mail. Samples ires
OINTMENT, 2fin. and fiOo.
rnN'sTIPATKiN Cured. Piles Presented, by
L.UINO I lr M I lUIS Japanese Liver Pellets*the
Kreut i.ivi-.k ami STOMACH REGULATQRaM
fil.OOO it k 11-1 i .k. Small, mild ami pleasant
to lake: especially adapted for children'sOM. SO
doses ?5 cents.
FREE.- > vial of these famous little Pellets win
n vviili ;i ;i l>,,x or more of Pile Cure.
Sol Ii : i III liKNUINH prush JaPANBSB PlLS
("< H11 I. >i Bali! only l>y
Dr. II. F. Posey, Druggist, sale Agont,
Laurens, S. C.
Will bo lot t<? lowest bidder,
repairs ou bridgo across North
liabon Orook, known ns tho Dr.
Kuller ?ridgo, on Tuesday the
24th of May, 1808, at 10 o'clock.
K. I'. Adaiu,
fl Sit^le Fact
OUT WMGHS A
Come and get the facts about
Drop us a postal and get cata
logue and prices.
S M & E H Wilkes & CO.
Laurcns, S. C, Mar. 14th, 1898.
Not Uncle Sam's
WAR, bul tho Vif Or wo aro making on Hard Times, and we aro do
tormincd to win. Wo now have tho largost stock wo liavo ovor car
ried, and notwithstanding fcho faol that, all woolen goods and loathor
goods have advanood considerably, wo are proparod for it with n
Mammoth stock with 110 advance.
Clothing; For all the Peoole :
Good all-Wool Mon's Suits, nl $3.50.
(lood all-Wool Hoys' Suits, at 1.00.
Young Men's Business Suits, at 6.00.
(lood Uusinoss Suits, at - - .">.<><>.
Nobby Dross Suits, at - - - 7.50.
Fine Dross Suits, latosl stylos, 10.00 fco $22.50.
(lood Knoo Tants Tor Hoys, at 10 confcs por pair.
(lood wool Knoo Pants, Tor boys, at 25 cents.
The largest assortmonl of Clothing for mon and boys in upper South
Carolina. Wo ask every ono fco inspect our stock and Bee for them
All tho up-to-date novolfcios in Shirts?white Shirts, Nogligo Shirts,
Collars and Cull's. Everything new in Neckwear.
The Shoe Store of Laurens.
Loaded down with fcho best nssortniont of Shoes ever shown in our
city. Wo usk every man, woman and child in Laurens and Laurons
county to visit our Shoo store and take a look at our stock. All tho
lato toes in shoos, all tho now lasts in Tans, Vici Kids, Dongolas, and
Call. Tho nobbiosl lino of Oxford Slippors for ladies and children on
the market . Wo are proparod to shoo tho poople, and want you to
come and see us and give us a fow minutos und WO can convince you
that wo uro proparod to knock out Hard Times in the first round
Remember, wo will take pleasure in showing you through our stock
whethoryou tire ready to purchase or not, ''Honest goods at honest.
Prices and honest. Dealing" is our motto. Wo will not be undersold
by any house in tho State. Call und soo for yourself, at
Davis, Roper & Co.'s
Famous Clothing, Hat and ?ig Shoo Store.
Laurens, S. C, March 14, 189b'.
Is larger and cheaper than ever. Our orders were placed
began to gather and will bo sold nt fcho LOWEST prices pos
J. R. Minter & Son,
Headquarters for Lowest Prices and liest Values.
; ? m - 1 .a
Great reduction in price of
Glenn Springs Water at The
Laurens Drug Co., Kennedy
Bros., ami Dr. B. F. Posey's*
$1.75 per case, bottles to be re
Another lot choice styles in
Also plain and figured Black
Mohair for Skirting.
Sec these goods at
Wl WILSON & CO.
Our Stock of Dry Goods, Notions, Milli
nery, Shoes, Clothing and
is now complete. In every Department you can lind lite Latest
Designs and Styles, such as was never before seen in Laurens.
You are cordially invited to call and inspect our Mammoth
Lav 3ns Cotton Mills Store