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ckoss 1111,1, NOTES.
Our town has been highly fa
vorod with religious services dur
ing tho past wooks. Tho Pastor of
tho Baptist ohuroh conducted a
mooting of a week's duration and
much good was dono.
In tho ensuing wook the pastor
of tho Presbyterian church, as
sisted by Rov. J. Hi Thornwoll,
D. D., conducted it mooting in
that ohuroh for noitrly a week,
whieh rosultod in great edification I
and building up of the ohuroh.
In tho onsuing week the Fastor
of the Methodist ohuroh, assisted
by Rev. R. A. Child and O. T.
Harman conducted a meeting of
soveral days, which was somewhat
hindered .by bad woather, but
good was done and fruit will be
gathered in tho days to come.
During the onsuing two weeks
Rov. N. J. Holmes, assisted by
Rov. Harloy, of Clinton and an
able corps of laymon and laywo
meo, conducted a meeting which
resulted in much good to all who
attended tho services. Those
sories of meotings have brought
about a groat revolution in our
town and community and much
good will bo borne to tho honor
and glory of the groat head of tho
The hoalth of our community is
now good, only a fow oases of ill
noss and those aro reported at this
writing as being better.
Tho change in tho location of
tho depot and ware-housos has
made a vast improvement in tho
?W/pearanco of our town.
Oilr "Tarmors aro ?gttjioring in
tho crops and tho advance in ^no
prico of cotton has put a /broad
grin on tho face of tho people,?
Great is King Cotton. /
Tho walks of life will h0 rough
and unpleasant to tlr&jhan who
has the misfortujf? to /bo badly
fitted with shoeg. Our'/shoes fit.
J'-iC. Minted & Bro.
To the Readers of Ili^Jh^T'aper.
Tho enterprising firm of S. M.
& E. Hj Wilkes & Co. have some
thing jiow to say each week in
their l<nd". Seo what they say in
Try a rair of our Biou hand-sowed
shoos?eyery pair guaranteed.
J. E. Mintor & Bro.
"If the Cup Fits, Wear ft."
If ,vou uro suffering from the
couseiuencos of impuro blood, ?
how-boils, pimples or scrofula
fores; if your blood does not di
gest or you suffer from catarrh or
rheumatism, you aro the ono who
should take Hood's Sarsaparilla .
It will fit your case exactly, make
your blood pure and cure salt
rheum, scrofula,rheumatism, dys
pepsia, catarrh and givo you per
Hood's Pills euro all liver ills.
There is something about the
get-up of our winter suits that
makes a man think that they were
made foi him.
J. E. Minter & Bro.
On or about 15th November next
we will add to our department a
Steam Ironing Machine. The latest
and best Washing done by hand, and
pure material used for clearing. Will
call for your clothes and ieturu samo
in good order.
Prices as low as can be done, Have
been here about one year and l appre
ciate your patronage'and solicit a con
Laurens, S. C, Nov. 1st, 1899.
ROBERT A. COOPER
Attorney at Law,
OFFICE?Up stairs over H. Terry's
Store. Prompt attentiou given to all
Laurens, S, C, Oct. 24, '?9?tf.
TO COTTON PRODUCERS*
Wo deslro to state that wo aro pre
pared to storo and insuro cotton. We
givo receipts upon which tho holders
can borrow money, or if preferred we
will advance it.
Will bo glad to servo you. Call and
Laurens bonded Warehouse Co.
n. b. Dial,, President
v. m. Sbxton,Manager.
^?r. Itolfc E. Hughes,
Offices?Todd Building, Phone 76; and
dot, ton Mills Store, Phono 109.
Specially prepared for Examin
ing and Treating diseases of Eyo,
Far, Throat aud Noso.
Im herohy given under the provis
ions of tho criminal statutes of this
State, prohibiting tho entry on the
lands of the undorslgned for the pur
poso of hunting, or noy other purpose,
on or aftor this date.
W. II. Martin,
T. B. Todd,
if. D. Watts,
0. D. Barkedalo,
B. W. Ball.
H. Y. Simpson.
lr 28rd 1899.
prosperity of any town is in
big hotne enterprises, home tal
"Thome industry. This is what'
all our successful business
i, and it is "t mo as gospol."
advice applies with oqual force
Jnt thotr thousands, as well as
cksmiths, who spend their in
ul fruits of their labor with our
>ple" are allko entitlod lo the
ro of their fellow-citizens 8o,
that E. H. CREWS, the
will do your work in
k prices that will ,com
for same quality
'He oditot* of Thk. Advertiser has
vcd the following which will ex
?ak Hm: t will thank you if you
havo inserted in your paper ?o
concernlog the epeoial revival
ces which will be held in Lau
.. P.O., undor the auspices of the
Christian and Missionary Alliance,
from Nov. 17tb, Friday night, to Sun
day night, Nov. 26th. ?
The meetings will be held In n largo
Gospel Tent in the center of the town,
or ii' tho weather docs not permit, tho
services will bo held iu the Court
A number of ministers and Christian
workers will attend and take part in
the services. Amongst these will be
Rev. Seth 0. ReeB and Rev. Byron J.
Rees, of Providoqco, Rhodo Island,
Rev. Rov G. Codding, a missionary to
Africa, Rev. J. M. Pike, of Columbia,
S ('., Kev. N. J. Holmos, of Green
ville, S. C. and othors.
Rev. Solh Reep, who will be the
prinoipal speaker, is an evangelist of
natioual reputation and muoh used of
Gcd In his work. Wherever he has la
bored God has given v'ctpry. Ho is a
man of very tender and bloesed spirit.
He is a Quaker and has been connected
with the Christian Alliance for'years.
His son, Rev. Byron Roes is a mo.-.t
gifted young man and already God
lias used him much.
I am suro the coming ot these men
of Ged to Laurens will bo a groat
hlosslng, undor God, to many . Let all
Christians who desiro to soo our young
poople brought to Christ, as well as
elder unsavod poople reached,be much
in prayer that God will graciously
pour out His Spirit upon tho town.
Three services will be hold a day
andmomes will be provided for all who
maw' attend. Remember the dates,
No;). 17th lo 20th, 18W0.
j Yours In Christ,
I S. C. TODD.
/ Groat Hue of Children's Clothing.
Davis, Roper & Co.
Sec our lino" oi S& .CSPtB Corsets.
Think of getting a porfect fitting, V*Q.H
made corset for only 26 cents.
This is overcoat weathor. Got ono
before they all gouo. We have n treat
Davis, Roper & Co.
A good astrocan cape for $1.25
at Simmon's Bargain Store.
Tho Laurons County Teachers'
Association will meet in the
Graded School Building at Lau
rens, Saturdaj , Nov. '1th, nt 10
o'clock A. M. All teachers of the
county are expected to attend
those moot lugs and be prepared (o
participate in tho exercises. Trust
ees are also earnestly solicited to
attend. It is the purposo of this
Association to render the teachers
and schools of Laurens county the
best that it is possible for them to
be and we desiro the presence and
co-operation of all interested in
1st: Should Latin, Greek and
the foreign languages be taught
In the Common Schools? Prof. J.
2nd: English in the Common
Schools? Prof. M. A. Cox and
Miss A. C. Spencer.
3rd: Recitation in physiology
conducted by W. P. Culbertson.
W. P. Culbertson,
Jas. A. Madden,
Miss Mary L. Pitts,
1,000 pair of Knee Pants. Prices
cheap for cash. Call and see them.
Davis, Roper & Co.
Big lot boy's suits juBt recoived
at Simmon's Bargain Storo.
Working Night mid Day
Tho busiest and mightiest little
thing that ever was made is Dr.
King's New Life Pills. Every
pill is a sugar-coated globule of
health, that changes weakness in
to strength, listlossnoss into en
ergy, brain-fag into montal power.
They're wonderful in building up
the health. Only 25 cents per
box. Sold by The Laurens Drug
For Men's Clothing at tho right
prices go to
Simmon's Bargain Store.
Why have tho walls of your house
look bare, when jou can get a ptctmo
for 5 cents, at Palmotto Drug Co?
Red Hot from Hie tf?ii
Was the ball that hit G. B.
Steadman, of Nowark, Mich., in
tho civil war. It caused horrible
Ulcors that no treatment holpcd
for 20 years. Then Buck Ion's
Arnica Salvo cured him. Cures
cuts, bruises, burns, boils, felons,
corns, skin eruptions Best Pile
euro on earth. 25 cents a box.
Curo guaranteed. Sold by Tho
Laurons Drug Co.
"Don't got fooled." This is
quoted from tho ad of S. M. <fe E.
H. Wilkes. See what tho remain
der of this sentenco is. They
mean what they say.
A full lino of Plush and cloth
Capos. A fine plush Capo for
$1.50. The Huh.
New Oyster House.
I have arranged for the season a
Restaurant at my business place. Will
be glad to soe and servo all friends and
will ondoavor to pleaso.
B. C. CRISP.
STA1E OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
COUNTY OF LAURENS.
Court op Probate.
WHEREAS, C. W. Burton has
made suit to mo to grant him
Letters of Administration of tho
Estate ot and offocts of P. 0, Bur
Theso aro thoroforo to cito and
admonish all and singular tho
kindred and creditors ot tho Baid
P. C. Burton, deceased, that
they be and appear before
mo, in tho Court of Probate, to
'je held at Laurons C. H., 8. C.
on tho 11th day of Nov., 1899,
after publicatjpn hoi oof, at 11
o'clock in the foronoou, to show
oauso, if any they havo, why the
said Letters of Administration
should uob be granted.
Given under my hand, this tho
27th ctoy of October, Anno Dom
O. G. Thompson,
.t. p, u 0.
Oot. 81, i&09.? 2t.
AS? BRIEF NOTES OF RECENT
Mias Allio Webb lias returned from
a visit t, ii lunds in Alken.
Mr. C. 0,. Featheratono attended
court at Greenville last woek.
Mrs. N. B. Davenport, of Cross 1IU1,
spent last Tuesday In town.
Mr. W. H. Martin left for Baltimore*
Dr. B. E. Martin has gone to Bal
Mr. Henry Ho)met*, Of Bpartanburg,
spent Sunday in,the city., %
Mr. L. R. Meares, of Floronco, is in
Mr. Jeff Connor, of Greenwood,
spent la9t week in Laurons.
Mayor Rltohey visited Greenville
Mr. Brice, a leading member of the
Yorkvillo bar, was In the city Friday.
Judge R. C. Watts spent several*
days in the city last woek.
vioevpresident Hobart* is vory ill
and thought to bo dying.
Mrs. Cox, of Tennessee, is in tho
city visiting her daughter, Mrs. W. K.
Remember the great annual holiday
for tho whole Ktato begins noxb Mon
day in Columbia.
Capt. J, \V. Clarke, of tho Ben
Delia, spent last Tuesday in Spartan
Mrs. J.* D. Pitts visited her sister,
Mrs. Frank Wilson, in Newborry. last
Mrs. Mary Lites and Mrs. Jano
Parks spent n few days at Dr. J. A.
Barksdalo's last wcok.
Attorneys F? P.,McQowan and N. B.
Dial mado business' trip3 to Grcon
vlHo last weck. ~ ?.
Messrs. Carroll Nance and P. B,
Watts, of Cross Hill, were In tho city
Miss Lutle Wright, of Lisbon, spent
last week at Dr. Lawrence Fuller's, in
Tho Hon. William Munro, a prom
inent attorney of Union, was In the
city on Friday last, to seo Judge Watts
on a professional matter.
Mr. M. TV Simpson, of Cross Hill,
spent Friday night in the city on his
way home from Greenville where ho
has been sorving as a juryman at tho
Ariana Young, a colored woman and
favorite among our colored popula
tion, died during last week. Her fun
eral and burial attracted a great crowd
ahd almost every available horso and
vehlole in tho olty wore in tho prooos
Mrs. Virginia Miller, whoso coining
to Laurens, was mentioned last week,
is now Installed in tho McCoy house
where she will take boarders. Her
house is now open for boarders and
those who patronize her will have the
best of accommodation.
Jim Brockman, colored, wag raided
on Saturday night and two gallons
and a half of mountain dew obtained
to help out tho contraband supply at
Columbia. The Mayor settled with
Jim at 850.00 or thirty days. The fine
was paid in part and a littlo breathing
spell allowed to raise the remainder.
Mr. James Rogers ha=i been offered
by Col. J. H. Wharton, of Waterloo,
$100 for a fino Jersey cow.?Ninety
Six Cor. Greenwood Index.
Rev. Mr. Martin, of Laurons County,
has moved to Due West. He comes to
educate his children. Mr. Martin is a
Baptist minister. We cordially welcomo
htm.?Associate Reformed Presbyter
Thoro is no dodging thorn. It Is not
a pleasant business, and it is a good
business to got it off your hands. It is
a good ldoa to pay when wo have tho
money. Tnen thero may be a rush to
wards tho last. Again there ?9 a
growing reluetanco to extending tho
time unless there bo an urgent neces
sity and bettor not taist that chance.
Tho people of Laurons havo some
thing to look forward to with pleasure;
for on November the 7th thoro will he
a concort given by Miss Sara, Knight
asclsic? bjr ^tVs Oaro Adams aim Mr.
John Hicks Miss Knight is an artist
of rare ability, possessing a woll train
ed voice. What should Interest us
most Is that sho belongs to 1.aureus,
Mies Adams we all know and it Is use*
less to make any comments for we
know sho will perform hor part to
Mr. Jobft Hicks we know to be ono
of tho sweetest Baritone singers over
heard in Laurens. .-...>>>
"Tho Norwood Rovlow and Crystal
I'alace Roporter" has tho following to
say of Mi88 Knight;
Miss Sara Knight, crhducted by Mr.
August Manus and aicompanled by
tho Crystal Pa'aco Orchestra, sang
with much confidence? and good dra
matic action, hor weR -trained voioo
boing heard with otsd and. pleasure
throughout tho largo rjom, June 17th
Tickets for tho Conceit will boon
sale at Davip, Roper & t-o's Store and
Keoplc out of town should wrlto to the
lanager of the Opera Honsc and se
cure their seats In advance.
Admission, gallery, 25 cents, general
admission, 85 conts, reserved scats. 50
Be sure to 8co our lino of Golf Capes
A garment that is pretty, stylish,
cheap. , j
For sale?Trusty for family, 8 years
old. Apply to
J. Wade Anderson.
Don't lot your wheat go toi^mut; but
use Blue Stone from
Palmetto Drug Co.
Miss Myrtle Yeargln, of Lau?
rena, Is now In charge of; Union,
school, near Zievel LantfA- Miss
Ysargln Is an experienced teacher
and will do honest, faithful work.
Tho sohool opened on the 10th ull.,
with more than thirty pupils.?
Honea Path Chronicle. .
The Ooonee Hoiae ?wa,pi>ors
convention will be held at Wal
halla on the 7th,8th and 0th of No
vember. It befog court week, a
largo crowd Is expected to a^iond.
PIckons Hentfool. -
.. ?..~ ?;
The Laurons County Fftl-niovs
Auxllary Club will moot vl\ the
Court, House on ?alosday?u No
vember, : / J ?[
Wy. P. ifAHltlM,
Some Seasonable Items.
Culturo.?Plant the sets four
iuehos apart in rows about half
an-ineh deop and one foot between
tho rows, but do not cover the sots
entirely. All varioties oan be
set out in the fall as well as tho
Spring. Fall planting of onions
are succeeding very well in tho
South, and should bo moro gene
Wo strongly advise our custo
mers to givo more attontion to tho
planting of onions, as tlioy are
proving a very profitable and sat
isfactory crop both for sale in our
homo markets and for shipping
Onions must be planted on clean,
rich soil for host resuLtsv
Silvor Skin.?Excellent varioty
for family uso. Skin and llesh
pure white; mild flavor and globe
shape.- Tho best whito onion to
grow la'rg&iy for s;jts. Choicest
Easton-growlf sota 15 cents per
quart. Western grown 10 cents
per quart. Quantity pr?fcS-cm ftrp'
Yellow Globe Danvera.*--Stand
ard variety globe-shaped, largo
in size. Ono of tho principal
main crop sorts. Keeps well, and
is a most desirable or table onion.
Prico samo as the white.
Whito Multiplier Sets?10 conts
per quart. Will be higher in(
Spring. This is hardy?-gbo'd
keeper and very prolific.
for wheat growers, 10 oqnts
por pound, three pounds f?r a
quarter. Thoro is grown annually
in tho Unitod States about1550
million bushels of wheat from 40
million acres. Tho Wostern na
tions of Europe requiro more than
they can produco and are our best
customers, taking 150 million
bushels. Wo pay closo attontion
to our seod business and aro mak
ing a reputation for selling
"SEED THAT GROW.''
The Laurens Drug Co.
Laurens, S. C, Oct. 10, '09.
Office Supervisor Census,
Fourth District South Carolina.
To The Laurens Advertiser:
At tho request of tho Directors
of Census, I hope you will print
in ovory issue of your paper, if
possible, from now until June 1st,
1900; information and suggestions
concerning tho 12th caiisiis,-sr.hi?\h
all desire should bo as perfect as
possible. This request is mado
realizing that none receivo groat
or benefits than Editors from re
liable statistics, neither enn this
work bo dono satisfactorily with
out their peculiar and valuablo
help which can bo'furnishod from
no othor source Tho idea is to
havo the attention of tho people
so continuously called to the va
rious inquiries which tho schedule
will contain, that they may be
fully proparcd to answer them on
tho arrive! of tho census enumera
tors and agents next Juno.
I am also authorized by tho Di
rector to assuro the Editors who
dosiro special consus matter for
use in their papers to request it
from his office at Washington, and
it will be choorfully supplied. It
is also his desire that copies of
your paper containing artioles on
the census, original orj'otherwiso,
be forwarded to his oflico. Your'at
tention will bo appreciated.
George W. Shell,
Supervisor 4th Diet.
An Authoritative Ktlquotto Work.
The publication of what has
been planned to bo tho most com
ploto and up-to-dato authority on
otiquotto bog ins in tho November
Ladies' Homo Journal in a sories
of articlos oallod "Good Form for
All Occasions. The sories will run
in tho magazine for a year. Tho
authorship bolongs to Mrs. Burton
Kingsland, which is really the nom
do plume for ono of the most
prominent- women in New York
j." . . . .- ?? - - -1 ?'
On our 10 cents oonnter you
will find a great many articles that
sell for 20. cents, Our prioe 10
cents--chlna plates, china bowls,
candle stioks, match safes, hair
Ein boxes, ring trees, tooth piok
oldors,booquo holders, with many
Bargains, Bargains, in
Styles and kinds. All who expect to wear Shoes this
winter will save money and get right styles by going to
Splendid Solcction of ra
Into buying cheap made Furuiiuro. How to buy and where t<> buy
tho cheapest uro points that, overyono should settle upon. The myriads
of bargains that can bo found hi this big store at all times can't bo
specified?it would (ill a newspaper. Suffice to say t hat if you want
Furniture of true worth you'll invariably find it hero,and always with
tho Bat&fied knowledge that it's a little lower in price than anywhere
else. W'c never sacrifice quality for tho sake of cheapness, und m>
matter how low the nrico may seem, you can always dopend upon
the quality being \.L. cp tho top notch. Wo want you to think of
this place, as the Satisfactory Furniture Store, j Come in and look
at our now Fall Line of Grand Rapids goods. You don't havo to
buy. We're always glad to show you through', eu<l remember no
house in South Carolina undersell \is.
Laurons, S. C.
Why I insured in The New York Life
is the Oldest Intornationnl Lifo Insurance Company m the
world, and is supervised by eighty-two Governments.
It is tho strongest lifo company in the world.
Ashfcis (Jauiiftij i, 18??,).!$2I5,.M1,NII
JJlIs a jwroly mutual Company. There^flfuo stockholders. All its
assotsys*W4>dl^ exclusively to policy-hold-'
ers, who incur no [un-Tw^ -Uftmlity.
It has an honorablo record Vjp1 fty-four years, during all of which
timo it has stead'ily i?'-reasod in strongth and prosperity.
Its policies are incontestnhr|froni dato of issuo.
Its policios as now issued a in no restriction as to residence, travel
or occupation, as to lia\>its of lifo, or as to manner, time or
placo of death.
rho solo condition is that>il' rVremiums aro paid tho Company will
certainly pay tho policy\immediately in tho event it becomes
a olaim by donth, eithorvu one sum or a limited number of in
stalments at option or insured, and thus leavo a widow or an
estato a legacy and not a law-suit.
Its policios cannot bo forfeited after being one yoar in force, the in
sured receiving extended insurance, or after two years, either
oxtonded insurance or a paid-up policy.
Its policies will bo re-instated at lauy time during tho tivo years fol
lowing tho non-payment ol any premium, if evidence of in
surability is satisfactory t>>' the Company and non-forfeiture
provisions havo beoomo operative.
It givoa a grace of ono month in thd payment of premiums.
You can borrow monoy from tjie Company any timo on domand at
ft per cent per annum, after your policy has been two years in
You do not have to die to win. If ycta live 10, 15, 20, 25 or 80 years
you can sottlo your policy in any way that best suits your cir
cumstances at tho time?tor Cu?h, paid-up insurance annuity,
or other options.
If you live to the ond of tho torm you will have made a substantial
provision for yourself in old ago, and if you die before the end
of tho term you will have made a substantial provision for
your family or your estato.
It is tho most valuable estato you will leavo behind you, more 0citain
in its results than lands, houses, Blochs or bonds, as its value
does not riso and fall with the market.
Tho Now York Lifo Insurance Company is tho only company in which
you can got ALL of thoso benefits.
You want tho vory best?Che most privileges and tho fewest restric
tions, whother small or great---and tho Now-York Life's Ac
cumulation Policy furnishes it.
Wo insure womon also.
(*E0. C. HODGES, Agent,
Greenwood ,S. 0.
itlery, (inns, I
Oils, Harness and Sa
We call special-'aitto.ntyiun to our
SOT in town. Ooino and boo us yo
ore in every respect! iVVhen you v
buy them from us. We have a lin?
to close out
Co mo in a rush to got them, they will
friends und customers to get some of these
a nice line of GROCERIES.
Best Prices Paid for Hi
Get your Window Glflflfr*al
tho timo you uee^^j^-^*?u
JfpUr* Wh'eii you want your old Harness
"Old Joe" at his old stand, up stairs.
MOSE LEV & K?1
Lourens, S. C, Oct. 18,1800. West corner, Pul
J. II. SULLIVAN,
It. A. SULL
WE purpose; to sell the best quality of Goods, at
LOWEST LIVING PRICES.
WE handle, in things to wear:
. Boots and Shoes, Dry Goods and Notions, Hats and
>J Caps, Clothing. Agent* for coats' spool cotton.
in things to eat:
Staple and Fancy Groceries, all kinds, pure in qual
ity and Honest in Value; Cigars and Tobaccos*
WE cordially invite tho public, town and county, to visit our
store, promising everybody fair and courteous treatment.
Tun Pi.ace?ToDD BUILDING?formerly Todd A Hull's stand.
JUST A WORD WITH YOU!
we have just recoivnd our new Fall lino of
Dry Goods, NOTIONS ft MIL