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Mrs. Kato Coats and daughtor. Miss
'Nellie, have returned homo aftor a
pleasant vlalt to rolatives In Laurens
Cjunty. ? Newbcrry Observer.
Mr. B. R. Tlllman, Jr., l aving fin
ished his course in stenography at the
Noel-Hoverlo Business College, left
yoitorday for Clcmson Colloge, after
which ho will return to Trenton to re
sume his position as Privato Secretary
to his father. Mr. Tillman made many
friends during his stay in this city who
regret his departure. ? Spartanburg
"You, A boautiful lino of outings at
Br.da lv Minter's. Pricos right.
too long. Card of Thanks,
as it mat! I desire to return my sincere thanks
me tin* tl to the good people of this e?y und vi
thai irirl Unity, who so kindly came to the aBsis
woods m lAm!0 of ,ny 8on?J- ('- Burgess, during
,,, ', biB last pickuess, resulting in his deatli
l%' on the 22d ult. I shall ever remember
she cried [hem with a grateful heart, and tnke
"Ami !\},is method of expressing my heart
bother : Bit gratitude for their sympathies and
Chooao yojiimely attentions. I desire to return
Sho stoojJncere thanks alao on behalf of the
should d<> fldowed wife and orplianed little ones
jlcr ' f my deceased son.
,?rpj, . v Gratefully,
limes a REBECOA BURGESS.
Will go to llliaurenB Oct. 3, 1899.
No, no! ',_
But 1 have
were onl v U W? niako tho assertion ana can
alarm. 'ovo by you buying our extracts
Tiie mercU ground Bpices that wo sell tho
to wake h Palmetto Drug Co.
the truth Y _'
"Well, '1 County Alliance.
at tins ho
bore with I ^'10 ro?u^ar quarterly meeting
"You ) jf tho County Alliance will bo
obey," nh\|eld at Laurens C. H., on Friday,
and hatrf he 6th day Ootober. Thoro aro
"You u0mo questions of intorost to the
vT'IU")'/rdor tlmt wil1 ??meup?nd a ful1
York in ' attendance is desired.
in UmaJ R- D- BoYD?
never r< C Prosidont.
"I \, Oct. 2nd, I899.
back!" 1 -
"1 de-,, Minter's prices on shoes are tho
ever, l -Rlowest. When in need of any
but yoi'lblot us emote you pricos.
moved , FOR RENT.?Two well improved
He s* jplaoes, in suborbs of city, with or
lfv/ar ins attached.
\ W. H. Martin,
Laurens, S. C.
without smaltv/arms attached.
Ask Mr. J, A. Arnold, foreman
of Streets hands, City of Laurens,
how a Buck's Stove cooks, and
then you will want one. Sold only
S. M. & B. II Wilkop & Co.
If you want a nico suit at a
reasonable prico Minter's pricos
aro tho lowest.
My son, A. C. Leak loft his home the
28th of August. He is also called Mat
thew, 13 years old, copper-colored.
$5.00 will ho paid for Information by
which ho can bo recovered. Address,
Cross Hill, S. 0.
Three cakes of good toilet soap
for five cents at Simmons' Bar
Good cotton checks at 4 cents
Bc at Simmons' Bargain Store.
heis See new Neck-wear. Just re
cyes oeived at
Davis, Roper & Co.
fa Visitors and Customers! You
thou.... are welcomed at Davis, Roper &
with the ?. 0.
h?r"and Come, see for yourself! Costs
tho'cusl nothing to see what wo have at
in bis d Davis, Roper <fc Co.
tin fasoi Nobbiest Suits to bo found at
root those \4 Ropor & Co.'s where you
fixed upon h t h t t, 0 H
.She was ai>, ,, ? . . ...
again, when M?** to bo given away .Wo
him rise fron ? OtllOM follow.
her. d rush is hero. Shoos and
"Excuse m dug aro what wo aro selling
tones, "but t'pvery ono say that wo have
iiQ,n,l , ? , '?08 Shoes and Clothing for
P "Cortaiulv ? ? ? r\ i
i?g what el J money, dome and see us.
she by Ult! Y0Ur frie??8?
j,ftrt v Davis, Ropor & Co,
"Arc yoi Noxt Saturday bring your koys
ho naked, .d lot us seo who is tho lucky
caul sen person to got tho money.
'flM^on Davis, Roper & Co.
yet f??< *t00.00 given away this fall?
?omewheinst to convince pooplo that we
y "Can *ro tho pooplo for Shoos and
runaway ho." Davis, Ropor it Co.
be asked in
As he mefiE Board?Quartered oak, gol
at once returi ?nj8n> top 24 x 54 inono8> 7
Y ?n ' re Mr" ligh' 18 x 44 in Frouch h^
can thank eirong'3 draw plush lined, ball
Ami she held oi.t. iMlor8? Piano nUlBh with
"How como vow -/pd polished carving at
Miss Danton, and -T
i "Mamma dir . A. & E. H- Wilkea & Co.
friends, But -<**
see you over ? member tho Opening, Th?rs
i "I, like yo. Oct. 6th.
eide of the o( O. B. Simmons,
going to Brem t $5.00 Suits in tho city at
fttaftd,Brio B. onJ H ?? Store
*jfit- llnimed iti need a new dress go to
?py p..\-<> to w., O-B. Simmons.
range t!u>t ?'0 h?jr
same ) owe q ~w? Art Squaros an en
know the b'r<i'jtw/iw weve, can uso both
"At any rait . ? woven in one price. (No
donee, for weciO, I With hard uso will wear
and give thorn >Wtoen years. Why not
By the-way, we ,'-L y()Ur floor Tho nofl in
"Why ldid.4alL 8x8yftrdB at *8-75,
there,"' she B?iqd? ^ M'lfit ? ^y s yards
ened apocd and )\t
hold of her ai m 1?. & E. H. Wilkea & Co.
car. t 1
"Aro you su u|
he callod out 'B
lie said somethi?J
Most of my life^.
)0dy is invited to como to
hing, Thursday Oct 5th.
O. B. Simmons.
. Jt principles and givo stor
know tili? courA^jg wjn J0toh trade. That
IPiier-stoiio wo built our
inoss upon? Havo we
d with you?
f?jl. A E. H. WilkoB & Co.
to state to my frlonds and
1 that I am in a position to
trs for fertilizers.
re. to state that wo aro pre
boro and insure cotton. Wo
Its upon which tho holders
\money, or if preferred we
|ad to servo you. Call and
IoNDED Warehouse Co
N. B. Dial, President,
V. M. Smton, Manager.
Mr. Walter Hudgons died on yester
day after terrible iujurlos on tho dav
before. Ho was caught by his clothing
in the shafting of Mr. Itufus Dunlap's
ginnery, running at full speed. He was
the son of Mr. James M. Hudgens,
about 25 years old and highly re
garded. Ho leaves a widow, the daugh
ter of Col. J. Wash Watts, and three
chl'dron. It is very sad and parents,
widow and chi'dren have the doepost
sympathy of the community.
At Mrs. .1. I). Adams'.
This lady, whose bazar is on north
east sldo, had an opening on Saturday.
All tho ladlos accepted her invitation
and to see the beautiful things was a
squeeze. She has everything, specially
hats ?the Golph, the Pheasant Breast,
tho dlrectorc?the place is an arbor of
waving ostrich plumes. You could not
see tho Dewoy parade, hut you can seo
this beautiful collection of elegancies.
You can have them at most reasonable
prices, and adorned as you may bo
from tho great variety, you may not
be ashamed to be 8eon on Madison
Gray Court, To-morrow.
The Great Stock, Cattle, Poultry
and Mechanical Exhibition to-morrow.
Those who have not attended the An
nual Feto of this enterprising com
munity don't appreeiato what they
lose. Let all of Laurens go. What tho
very pick and choice of Laurons aro
doing Industriously, what cultivated
women are tastefully accomplishing,
may be seen. He suro and seo it all.
Besid s, there will bo good music;
there will bo beautiful horses; thcro
will be star bicycling; there will be
other racing; there will bo rich fun in
the great ox race; there will bo all
sorts of gala doings. Tom Feden is in
charge and the day is bound to win.
The Saturday Opening nl The Huh.
We called at the Hub on north pub
lic square on the 30th. It was packed
with the fair fr< m country and town
and It was difficult to see the beautiful
exhibit. But elbowing about was pleas
ant to an old soldier. It Is not wonder
ful that the tasteful lady of tho "Hub"
has selected such a line collection of
hats, of all the latest fashions, many
things new and up-to-date - that we
have not timo to enumerate. And
prices to suit. Ho sure and see the Hub
when you make your choice. Dress
goods, galore,?anything. You will be
ovorcharm? d at the exquisite display
tasteful ladies mako of their beauties,
Sad, indeed, is it to havo to record
tho death of this young gentleman in
the very (lower of his young manhood.
He was the son of Hon. G- W. shell,
about thirty two years old, served his
father as private secretary when a
member of Congress, and was unmar
ried, lie was of a bright, genial dispo
sition, of a kindly nature, and had
many friends. Ho bore his long Illness
with Christian fortitude and resigna
tion. His father and the family have
the sincere sympathy of many friends
and kindred In their fad allliction. His
death occurred on the !J0th tilt., and
his remains repose at Chestnut Kidgo,
the church ground of his fathers*
Small pox in a mild form exis's nine
miles north of the city and two miles
from Lanford Station. It is confined to
Negroes and there have been eight
cases, most of them convalescent. It is
said to ha.\e been brought there by a
wandering Negro. A physician from
tho Stato Boird of Health was on the
ground Monday and proper steps havo
been taken for isolation The Board of
County Commissioners had the matter
before them on yesterday. They will
do all that is necessary to protect the
The Roller Mills in this State buy
most of the corn and wheat consumed
by the Mills, f'om foreign States. There
are six thousand horses and mules in
Laurens county employed in agricul
ture. Two acres sown in wheat to tho
horse g ves twelve thousand acres. At
eight bushels to tho aero wo havo
ninety-six thousand bushels or 19,000
barrels,? a barrel to every two in
habitants. A saving of a hundred
thou- and dollars.
Among the Laurens young prentle
pien attending College arc the follow
ing bright boys of High Point and
Madden, at Kurman; H. W. Cunning
hum, T. M. Shaw, Alva I.angston. Wo
expect a good report from them in
More Girls off to College.
Misses Willou Boyd, Bock HllltMary
Boyd, College for Women, Colum
bia, S. C ; Louise Hampton, Clalr
mount Hickory, N. C; Miss Allleno
Miller, of Cross Hill, Chicora College,
Greenville; Miss Joslo McSwaln, of
Cross Hill, to Baltimore Seminary, for
Tho Lucky Ones,
On hisi Monday as promised in tholr
advertisement, Tho Laurens Drug Co.
allowed their customers to try tho
keys givon out to the money box. Tho
following hold keys which opened the
M. A. Curry, Gray Court, S. C; W.
Dorroh Ferguson, Laurens, S.C; Miss
IOrama Clardy, Laurens, S. 0. They
received their prizes in cash.
A great many more keys aro still
out. If you hold ono bring it next
Salesday. A new series starts this
week. The plan is ono by which somo
ono wins and no ono loses. Call on
The Laurens Drug Co., and learn tho
Wanted?In noxt week or ton
day 1,000 buyors for our 10 cents
Extract Lemon, Vanilla and Pine
Pal motto Drug Co.
Tho first opening of tho Big
Money Box will tako placo tho
first Saturday in Octobor.
Davis, Itopor & Co.
The best, line of Stiff Hats, in
all tho up-to-date shapos and col
Davis, Ropor <fe Co.
$1.00, $1.25 and $1.50 Shirtsmow
only 75 cents at
Davis, Roper & Co.
Did you ever trade with Davis,
Ropor <fc Co.? They load; others
Shoes, Shoos! Any stylo and
prico at Davis, Ropor & Co.'a.,
whoro thoy buy Shoos in solid car
New Oyster House.
I havo arranged for the season a
Kestaurant at my business placo. Will
bo glad to see ?nd servo all friends and
wUlendoayor to please.
B. G. CRISP.
Full lino of boys suits in stock.
Give us a call.
J. E. Miutor h Bro.
"In his Hteps" or "What would
Jesus Do?" Only 10 cents. By
mall 12 cents.
The Laurens Drug Go.
AND BRIEF NOTES OF BECENT
Cotton was 7.50 on yesterday.
Apply at this ollico for old newspa
papirs. Very cheap.
Hon. L. W. Simkins is in Columbia
on professional business.
Miss Lucilo Wrght is visiting her
brother at Hrancbvlllo.
Remember that the Court sits next
Magistrate Virgil A. White was in
tho city yesterday.
Mr. John O'Dell attended the Camp
meeting at Clinton .
Miss Ralllo Ray, of Jack's Township,
is visiting relatives in Lauron9.
Dr. Ii. S. Fuller was In Gicenville
Mrs. Ina Anderson and children, of
Greenville, aro visiting her sister, Mrs.
?I. D. Adams.
Dr. Albright, Messrs. Vance Irby
and Jessie Vance were In Clinton the
Maj. D. R. Duncan, of Spartanburg,
was In Laurens professionally on the
Our readers must he content this
week with digesting Dewey and the
rise in Cotton.
Editor Dcndy, of the Clinton Ga
zette, was in the city, bright, cherry
and chirpy on Saturday last.
Miss Nannio May Wright has re
turned to Chlcora College, Greenville,
C. P. Sanders, Esq., of Spartanburg,
was in the city last week on profes
Tho business people of Greenville
city aro raising $1,000 as premiums to
farmers on next year's wheat crop.
Col A Baron Holmes of the Walker,
Evans & Cogswell Co , Charleston, was
in the city on Friday last.
The Laurens Laundry is a certainty
and under the management of Mr. T.
K. Hudgens a certain success.
Representative Lewis W. Simkins
ami his son, Moorman, visited New
berry during last week.
The marriage Of SereeanC .lohn Mo
Cravy, a brother of Sheriff McCravy,
to Miss Proctor occurred In Columbia
A correspondent from Laurens to
the Greenvlllo Times says that a child
dl?d on Factory Hill as tho result of
tho parents refusing to give medicine.
Our friend D. M. Sanders, of Tylcrs
villo, never forgets. Ho has our thanks
for a dozen messes of nice, sweet, ten
Overcoats and all tho habiliments of
winter wero In order Monday morning.
The blasts from the North bring de
Mrs. Coloman B, Walker and daugh
ter, Miss Helen, after visiting rela
tives and friends in tho county and
city have returned to Columbia.
The Laurens Drug Co.'s "exhibit of
Flavoring Extracts" at the Great Fair
view Show were awarded the highest
Miss Pearle Murphy and Mr. Will
Senn, of Tyiersville, wero married on
tho 20th nit., Rev. Mr. Bean, of Clin
Mrs. Buchanan and Mrs. Lou Styles,
of Texas, havo returned home after
spending the summer with relatives in
Rev. William Brown, an old Laurens
boy, now of Greenwood county, with
his good lady and bright hoy, were in
the city last week visiting Mrs. Ellen
Nelson, Mr. Brown's sister.
Mrs. W. Y. L. Marshall and children,
who have been .spending the summer
at Mountvillo, Laurens county, have
returned to tho city.?Surater Watch
man and Southron.
The Laurens Laundry Company has
applied for a ohartor. Tho capital
stook is to bo $2,000, T. K. Htulgens,
of Easley, and C. E. Kennedy, of Lau
rens, arc tho corporators.
The South with nine millions hales
of cotton at 7 cents is a lot richer than
with eleven millions bales at 5 cents.
Sow wheat and oats and prcparo to
curtail tho cotton acreage for another
Mrs. James lllchey, of Woodruff.'
formerly Miss Belle Taylor, of Lau
rens, was buried on Sunday last. She
leaves a bereaved husband and four
chilcjron and will be much lamented.
Dr. T. ErsklnoTodd is home after
sponding ton weeks in a hospital at
Atlanta for his health. The many
friends of this genial got tlcman will
bo glad to learn of bis restoration to
Rev. Mr. Shimmon, a native Persian,
now at Seminary, in Columbia, will bo
at the Presbyterian Church, October
8(Sunday). to dollyer a Missionary ad
dress, at 4 P. M: All of Laurens Invit
ed to meet with him ut that time.
Herald ploase copy.
Cotton came in freely during tho
last week, and while the waro houses
got a sharo ? many accepted the 7
cents, recognizing that a bird in hand
is worth two in tho bush. The mer
chants havo beautiful stocks of goods
and report that sajes are satisfactory
since tho hoop) prices.
Rev. R. II. Mosoly, a prominent, min
ister, haH 8overed his connection with
tho Baptist Church at l'lorenco, S. 0.,
and will go to Cuba in tho cause of mis
sions. Rov. Mo6eley spent several years
in Mex'co and is familiar with the
Spanish language andthorcfore can bo
of groat service to tho Protestant
causo in Cuba. Ho is a brother of our
follow citizen, Mr. O. D. Mosoly.
Tho doctrine of atoms has nover
been entirely exploded. Wo need
small industries. Many a njckle makes
a micklo. If qur livo huslnots men are
not ready for anothep great factory let
them cast about for small industries.
Our frlond Whitten shou'd manu
facture wagons, carriages, buggies and
ovory vehicle for tho Piedmont coun
Col. McLaurin, of the Secretary of
State's ollice, Wtt9 in the city on Satur
day last. Tho Sinking Fund depart
ment is lntorosted in one tract of land
in tho county belonging to tho Stato.
It lies on Rabun creek and is known
as tho Garlington tract aud rents for
$100.00 and the Col. was looking after
the State's interest.
We have largely distributed copies
of tho last fow issues of Tub Advkk
tiskh throughout the oounty. Our ef
fort is to ShOW that it is a valuable,
county papor, gives all the county
news, and will koep its readers abreast
of the times on all questions. We aro
flail to stato that our efforts aro moet
ng responses and we hope to hear
from many more of our friends.
Bargains in blankets at O. B.
Price 10 cents*
Before Going Shopping, put our
name on your list for
(that aro sweet all through.)
(that stay still.)
Paper and Envelopes
(that represent you.)
(that don't break.)
(thatllavor to nalue.)
(that aro harmless.)
(that stop the falling.)
h'fM/.onrr?(r..7n~l r<' #*1 j
?noson aANvrACTVS?'3 E
Nrw tmiu. l'
5 cents. 10 and 20 cents.
Come and ask questions. We
are always ready to give informa
tion on these subjects.
The Laurens Drug Co.
Laurens, S. C, Sept. 27, '09.
Union Meet im;-.
Tho Union Mooting of tho 4th
Section of tho Laurens Associa
tion will meet with tho Bethabara
church on Saturday before the
Fifth Sunday, at 10 A. M.
1. Devotional exercises uy J. L.
2nd. Enrollment of delegates
3rd. Should Baptist churches
have written ru'es and by-laws
bearing on the moral conduct of
members? J. W. Turner and .1.
4th. Should a church exclude
a member for dancing? W-. Pin
son and E. L. Wells.
1st. Appointing Committees.
2nd. How should a Pastor's
salary be raised and who should
do it? Q. C. Riser and M. Sqm
llrd. IJat queries and reports
Sunday 10 A. M.? Song service;
Sunday School Mass Meeting;
speaker to bo appointed by Mod
II A. M. Sermon by Rov. J. B.
Parrott; Rev. Estes, altornate.
j. II. Whakton,
E. L. Wells, Clork.
Soo thp groat lino of black botr
torn Shoes. Every pair guar
Davis, Ropor & Co's.
How about that overcoat you
need? Rjg ljno at
Davis,.Ropor & ('o.'y,
Fancy Vests aro all tho rage,
Big lino iuat rocoivod at Davis,
Ropor & Co.
Fall Opening Thursday, Octo
ber 5th at O. B. Simmons.
New Capes and Jack'ots at O. B.
A Frightful Blunder'
Will often causo a horrible
Burn, Scald, Cut or Bruise. Buck:
Ion's Arnica Salvo, tho best in thp
j world will kjll tho' pain and
promptly heal it. Cures Old
Soros, Fovor Soros, Ulcers, Boils,
Folons, Corns and all Skin Erup
tions. Bost Pile ouro On earth,
Only 22 oents a bo*., Cure guar^
antcod. Sold by Tho Laurons Drug
Try a pair of our Bion hand-sowed
shoes?every pair guaranteed.
1 J. E. MInter .v Bro.
Yon are cordially invited to attend my OPIENI
Thursday, Oct. 5,18Q
Miss .IACK80N, of Baltimore, has oh arge of tho Millinery Department, assisted l>y Miss MEDLOCK, \vl
will take pleasure in showing you through.
O. B. BIMMOM?B
"SHOVING THE QUEER."
The lirnoeful Wny Which Coun
terfoil :s I'kKH *f'Ii ?.- i i- I' r<i<! i:?? t.
"Cor.n lor feil money 'shoviTti' form a
diatlncl class of criminals," s:iid an old
federal ollleor. "They have nothing to
(1) wllh making I ho 'queer,' hut simply
put it in circulation. Thoy u<> about
their work very Kystematlenlly und ro
ller.? the chances of detection to :i mlul
"A woman Khovor, for example,
s'.;i;ts out to unload on the l?i*_r retail
stores. I lev dress is quiet, bul elegant,
and she has tho surface appearance of
;i relbU'd holy. In her hand is a pocket
book <?<miaiiiiinio bad bill and a
number of good ones, she goes into a
store, makes some trilling purchases,
tend; rs the counterfeit and pockets the
change. As she passes out she brush
es n gill list a buy. who slips her an- til
er queer bill and then drops back n
few paces in the crowd.
"In that way she makes the rounds,
and If she understands lior business
she e;ui yet rid of an astouishlug num
ber of counterfeits in the course of a
few hours. If the bill she offers is do
te; led ou the spot, she never attempts
any argument. 'Dear inol' she ex
clalms. 'l wonder If I have any more
of (be horrid tilings!' And (hereupon
she empties her pockclhook on the
counter nnd asks (he clerk to examine
the money nild see whether It Is all
"In DO cases out of 100 that disarms
suspicion at once. If she happens fo
be arrested, only one bill is found in
her possession, and there Is nothing to
disprove her nssertlon thai Bhc receiv
ed it somewhere In change. Meanwhile
the boy who carries the roll quietly
disappears, often he sells newspapers
ns a blind. 'Have a paper, miss?' he
will cry and hands the Bhover a bill
Under the ftdded sheet. Altogether
It Is a highly skilled trade. The upper
class si:ovo;s arc very seldom caught."
?New Orleans Times-Democrat.
A COLONY OF YONSONS.
Many of Thnl Nnmc In ii?i?Iii?-mh In n
"I'p in the central part of Wiscon
sin," s:iid n Chicago traveling man who
bad got tiled, talking about the trusts,
'?there is a town thill Is Inhabited al
most exclusively by 'Yonsons.' The
inline of the man who keeps the hotel
Is 'Yousoil,' the drug store on the cor
nel is owned i>y a man named 'Yon
son,' the proprietor of the establish
in out that uses our goods is a Mr.
'Yonson,' and I noticed whi n 1 was
riding up town fror.i fee Hindoo that
the grocer and the butcher woi ' oth
" 'Whnt's ibo matter here?' I wild to
the bus driver. 'Unreift you any poo
plo III this (own V.ho doll t belong to
the "Yonson" family?'
"'Ynll, Ay tank dare hern von or
two." 1 e replied.
"'What's your name?' I ruiV.od.
" 'Yonson.' he replied.
"I was nboul to make some further
Inqulrh n u? t?> the 'Youson' family,
imt nt thai i:! unonl we parsed Hie pub
lic1 jaundry, and, looking ;>t Iho s put re,
red sign above the door, I read:
?? ? Yip Yonson, Laundry.'
"Inside the Chinaman who owned
the concern was busy Ironing and per
mitting his pigtail to hang down his
back. I nm nlino ?' convinced now
Ihal some of those 'Yonsons' aro
frauds." Chicago Times-Herald.
II Oliln'i Rrvnh.
Wife-?Yon made a in 1st tike, my dear,
when in your nilger you told Mary you
didn't want her to show her ugly mug
ill here again.
Ilusl nil ! ilow did I V I menut just
Whlll 1 said.
? No doubt, nut It was n nils
lake to cull her face a mug.
Husband Well, that's what it is.
Wife 1 think not. for when you
spoke I noticed that her face fell, and
ii didn't l-.re.'lk. When Mary drops a
mug. my dear, she always picks it up
?ii ;i dust pan.
Thai Throbbing Headache
Would quickly leave you, if you
used Or. lying's New Lifo Pills.
Thousands of sulTorors have proved
their merit for Sick and Nervous
Headaches. They make pure
blood and strong norves and build
up your health, Knsy to lake. Try
them. Only 25 cents, rtfouey back
if not cured- Soul by Tho Lau
roas Drug Co.
Dcnlli of Mrs. Lizzie Hoggs DuPre.
After an illness of several weeks,
Mrs. Lizzie Boggs Du Pre tiled
Sept. 2.'lrtl. She \v>is born in Pick
ens county in 1869? Sho become
tbo wife of J. W. Dupreo a j ear and
n hall Hgo. She leava to mourn
her loss a mother yvertil brothers
and sisters, a.^& ^ ""V^ mid five de
voted step-clX-^^wPsidea a host
of friends und fixatives in Diekens
mid Laurent counties. The body
was Interred at New Harmony,
Sept. 24, Rev. T. B. Crtiig prcaceing
the funeral sermon.?Raptey Cor.
to The State.
A Thousand Tongues
Could not express tho rapture
of Annio E. Springer of 1,125
Howard Street, Philadelphia, Pa,,
when site found that Dr. King's
New Discovery for Consumption
had completely cured her of a
hacking cough that for many years
had made life a burden. All other
remedies and doctors could give
her no help, but she says of this
Royal Oiire---uit soon removed
the pain in my chest and I can
now sleep soundly, something I
can scarcely remember doing be
fore. I feel like sounding its
praises throughout tho Universe."
So will every ono who tries Dr.
King's New Discovery for any
t rouble (if the Throa', Chest or
Lungs. Price 50 cents and $1.00.
Trial bottles free at The Laurens
Drug Co. Every bottlo guaranteed.
Tho County Treasurer's BookB
will be open for the collection of
State, County and commutation
Road Taxes for fiscal year 1800 at
the Treasurer's oflice from Octo
ber 15th to Dec 81st 1800.
All persons owning property or
paying taxes for others in more
than one Township are requestea
to call for reciepts in each Town
ship in which they live. This is
important as additional cost and
penalty may not be attached.?
Prompt attention will bo given
those who wish to pay their taxes
through the mail by checks,
money orders, etc. Don't forget
to stamp checks. Persons Bond
ing in lists of names to bo taken
off are urged to send in early as
tho Treasurer is vory busy during
the month of December,
Tux Levy is as follows:
For State purposos, 5 mills
For Consti 11 tional School
Tax, 3 mills
For Ordinary County Tax, 24 mills
For Interost on Railroad
Bonds, 13$ mills
For past indebtedness, \ mill
Total County and S.tate, M mills
Extra Tax ff ? Laurens
City Graded School, 2J mills
Extra Tax, Fountain Inn
Special fcJchool, J mills
Extra VYatorloo Speoial
Sohool, 2 mills
Extra Cross Hill Spocial
School, 3 mills
For Sullivan Township 1 Mill
oxtra for Attorneys fee on Kail?
road, making a total for this
Township 15 MiUa,
A\ 1 able-bodied male citizens
I <*tween the ages of 21 and 00 years
a. liable to pay a poll tax of
$1. 1; except old soldiers who are
exe. ,,)t at 50 yoars of age, Com
mutation Road Tax $1.00 in lion
of working tho public roads to bo
paid at tho time as stated above
Como oarly and avoid the rush
it is said there will bo no oxten
sion this time.
Laurens, B.C., Oct. 2, 1800-tf.
See Oliemge of
aal HEXT WEEK;.
flit Sotts afjcl Sizes
of people, Young, Old, .Slim, Stout, Short, Tall, Rich
or Poor, critical or easily suit.nl will lind just \v^J^they
want, and ought to have, in our
Big Clothing Stock
no matter which class von bolong to, wo havo tho in.
Do not fail lo come and inspect'
our Stock of Boys' Suits.
J. E. MINTER & BR3.
Laurons, S. C, Oct. 8, 1800.
J. II. SULLIVAN,
It. A. SULLIVAN,
X: v, i. a. v.^i
WE purpose to sell the best quality of Goods, at
LOWEST LIVING PRICKS.
WE HANDLE, IX THINGS TO WEAK:
Roots and Shoes, Dry Goods and Notions, Hals and
Caps, Clothing. Agents for COATS] SPOOL COTTON.
Ity THINGS TO EAT:
Staple and Fancy Groceries, all Kinds, pure in qual
ity and Honest in Value; Cigars and Tobaceos.
WE cordially invite the public, town and county, t<> visit cm
store, promising everybody fair and courteous troatment.
The Place?Todd Bun,din.;?formerly Todd Si Hull's stand.
We have been very careful in selecting
tried to got the best GOODS for
stock and have
LEAST MONEY. *
Our line is complete in
Wo claim to have up-to-dato Stationery at all pricos. In
School Books and Supplies WO have tho largest and best stock.
fjGf We givo in CASH, or Exchange, tho h tsl Prio i for Second*
hand Books. We earnestly solicit, your patronage.
Wo remain very respectfully,
MfijMMW DRUG (p,
Laurons, S. C., Sept. 12,00. Next door to Davis, liopdr Co's. old stand?
T. N. Barksdalo begs to annotuu
business a fully equipped and woll-nppoinj
A handsomo HEARSE hj
of funerals, good taste and jtidgmt
promised ollicient and prompt BOrvi
A very largo stock of Caskt
fjST' Tho st
'h line of ve