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Tho attention of tho public la In
vited to tlio advertisement of tho Now
York Life Insurance Company ap
pearlng rogulurly in this paper. This
coinpauy is not only ono of the strong
est life insnranco companies in tho
world, hut also one of tho most pow
erful financial institutions in oxist
ence. It Is a progressive company arid
Its polloioB uro always in tho van tor
liberality to thoso who wish insur
ance. Mr. George C Hodges, of
Greenwood, South Carolina, is tho
very Intelligent and courteous repre
sentative of tho company in this sec
tion of South Carolina and ho will bo
glad to give instant attontion to al'
Inquiries with regard to his compar
and its business
Thos. K. IIudgon5 and family, of
Huh ley, arc now located at Laurens,
S. O. The best wishes of Tho Senti
nel and Tom's many friends through
out tho county attend them.?Piokons
The Auve.'jMSER extends to Mr.
Iludgcns and his family a cordial wel
come to Laurons.
Think of a plush cape trimmed
tor for $1.25, hut you can get
ono at Mrs. Adams'.
M . H.Burdlne, of Gray Court.passed
through the city yesterday on his way
home. Mr. Hurdino has been spending
a week in Atlanta attending the Geor
gia Stato Fair. ? Greenville News.
($5 cents is what they are soil
ing it for? S. M. & B. H. Wilkes
& Co. Do not thin ? that any one
con soil something as good. See
their "ad" this week.
Messrs. S. M. *fe B. H. Wilkes
& Co., Laurens, S. C: Please find
my check on the Hanks of Colum
bia for $54.47 in payment for
Furniture. This comes from Dr.
J. J. Watson, Columbia, S. C.
Tho cheapest lino of plush and
cloth capos ever shown in Lau
rens at O B, Simmons.
Bargain in all kind of Shoes at
?. B, Simmons.
Tho $65.00 Buck's Steel Range
Given Away?Jim Whitmire, a
very worthy colored man of Cross
Anchor, 8. C, was the lucky
holder of ticket No. 7500.
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes & Co.
Something new?hot drinks at
Palmotlo Drug Co.
Big lino of boys' suits at lowest
prices at Simmons' Bargain Store.
The Appetite of a Goal
Is envied by all poor dyspeptics
whoso Stomach and Liver are out
of order. All such should know
that Dr. King's Now Life Pills.tho
wonderful Stomach and Liver
Romedy, gives a splendid appo
tite, sound digestion and a regu
lar bodily habit that insures per
fect health and great energy. Only
25 cents at the Laurens Drug Co.
For a short timo only wo will
givo away with every dollar's
worth of goods purchased from
ua a beautiful picture free.
Palmetto Drug Co.
For bargains don't stop till you
got to Simmons' Bargain Store.
Comes from Dr. D. B. Cargilo,
of Washita, I. T. He writes:
"Four bottles of Electric Bitters
lias cured Mrs. Brewer of scrofula,
which had caused her great suffer
ing for years. Terrible sores would
break out on her head and face,
and the best doctois could givo no
help; but her cure is complete
and her health is excellent." This
shows what thousands have
proved,?that Electric Bitters is
tho host blood purifier known. It's
tho supremo remedy for eczema,
tetter, salt, rheum, ulcers, boils
and running sores. It stimulates
liver, kidneys and bowels, expols
poisons, helps digestion, builds
up tho strength. Only 5O cents,
bmd by Tho Laurens Drug Co.
NOTICE TO TRESPASSERS.
Notice is hereby givon that entry
upon the lands of tho undersigned, is
prohibited from this dato and this no
tice is posted.
w. L. Burnside,
W. M. Hunter,
O. L. Hunter.
S. E. Hunter,
M. H. Hunter,
J. H. Parsons,
J. R. Fowler.
J. I). Fowler,
B. W. &J. W. Lnnford, Executors of
the Fstatc of John I.anford,
Nov. ?th 18M).
Is heroby given under the provis
ions of tho criminal statutes of this
State, prohibiting tho entry on the
lands of the undersigned for the pur
pose of hunting, or any other purpose,
on or aftor tins dato .
W. II. Martin,
T. E. Todd,
J. D. Watts,
C. I). Barksdalo,
B. W. Ball.
H. Y. Simpson.
J. W. Jones,
October 28rd 189?._
Of the prosperity of any town is in
patronizing homo enterprises, home tal
ent, and homo industry. This is what
you hear all our successful business
men preach, and it is ''true as gospol."
But such advice applies with equal force
to tho most insigmncantbuainess. Those
who count their thousands, as well ns
the Blacksmiths, who spend their in
comes and fruits of their labor with our
"home people" are alike entitled to the
patronago of their felfow-oitlzenl So,
don't forget that E. H. CREWS, tho
JOB PRINTER, will do your work in
neat stylo, and at prices that will com
pete witli tho lowest, for same quality
of work, and grade 01 stock used.
K. H. CREWS,
The Jon Printer,
Dr. jttolfe E. Hughes,
Offices?Todd Building, Phone 76; and
Cotton Mills Store, Phono 100.
Specially prepared for Examin
ing and Treating diseasos of Eye,
Kar, Throat and Noser
Parties having business with tho
County Supervisor will find him
in his oflioo on Monday and Fri
day of oaoh wook. botween tho
hours of ton o'clock a. m. and 4
R. P. ADA IR,
Jan. 0, 18W?iy. Supervisor,
Tho "Twentieth Century Fund."
Tho various bodies of Methodists of
tho world havo undertaken to raise,
during this and next year, a 20th Cen
tury Fund as a free will Thank Offer
ing to Almighty Cod, and devote it to
educational purpose , Southern Metho
dism has placed its figures at $1,500,000,
Tho South Carolina Conference has ac
cepted us its uharo of this amount
$150,000. Tho whole ehurch is waking
up to this great opportunity and the
movement grows in popularity as tho
80th Century approaches. The Metho
dist? of Laurena will hohl their spe
cial service on tho Hrd Sunday, 19th
inst. 1'roihinont minietors of tho Con
ference will bo horo and Biehop W.
W- Duncan will preach tho sermon of
the occasion. The community at large
is cordially invited to these services.
Last Monday the Laurena Drug Co.
and Davis, Eloper & Co., who arc giv
ing away money to their customers
had tholr second opening at the boxes.
At the former Mrs. Aaron Cannon and
Taylor Campboll held winning keys.?
At the latter H. C. Mahon, lOugono
Low and E, P. McCravy took away tho
Doth of these firms say there are more
winning keys ovit and request all hold
ers to bring in the same on next Sales
day, Deo. 4th. with each purchase of
one dollar the customer gets a key at
their store. There is no sdvunco made
in prices but the money is absolutely
given away and charged up to the
stores' advertising account.
An Unusual Offer.
Attontlon is called to tho proposition
by which TlIH i aukens auvkktisku
and American Agriculturist, together
with tho yoar book of tho American
Agriculturist, are all offered for $1.115 a
The American Agriculturist is ro
cogoized as the foremost agricultural
paper published In the United States.
The year book, included in th ? offer,
contains about live hundred p< gos full
of valuable Information, statistics and
recipes ami the book is alone, to the
practical farmer, worth the price of
the mbseription. Send $1.35 and get
The Advertisru, the Agriculturist
ami the year book.
Lumens Exhibitors at the State Fair,
Mr. J. 1). W. Watts sent a car loaded
with poultry and sheep to win pre
miums at the fair.
Col. J. II. Wharton, of Waterloo,
sent a herd Of beautiful jcrsovs.
Messrs. Warron Holt, Dr. W. II. Dial
and Dr. Hell will try their horses.
When our good neighbor, Mr. P, A.
Simpson, last spring on Hampton
Avenue converted Iiis cottage into a
handsome mansion, adding a rtory,
with wide piazzas aud artistic porticos,
we neglected to call attention. Now
with brick and mortar and modern ap
pliances, the premises arc being beau
tifully enclosed and there is not bin";
more attractive In all the town .
At an election on the 26th ult., Dr.
w. a. Shands was elected to succeed
himself us Intendant of our progres
sive neighbor, Clinton. Tho fact that
they havo re-elected I>r. Shands indi
cates that the town will not halt in
its forward movement. Besides a
strong Hoard of Aldermen arc chosen :
E. L. Pitts, L. H. Davidson, N. A.
Young, W< B. Owens.
The Southern Field.
A splendid publication of tho South
ern Railway Co., devoted to the inter
ests of the territory adjacent to that
great company in the South. The Oc
tober number is specially admirable.
Address M. V. Itlcnards, Esq., Wash
ington and got a copy.
There was on Saturday morning last
a "killing frost." "Then comes a frost
?a killing frost." It could do little
hurt and its appearance would drive
away Yellow Jack.
See those now hats just in on
Saturday. All styles and colors
at Mrs. Adams'.
600 blankets for $4.50 at ?. B.
Discovered by a Woman.
Another great discovery has
been made, and that too, by a
lady in this country. "Diseaso
fastened its oluohes upon her and
for seven years she withstood its
severest tests, but her vital organs
were undermined and death
seemed imminent. For three
months sho coughed incessantly
and could not sleep. Sho finally
discovered a way to recovory by
purchasing of us a bottle of Dr
King's New Discovory for Con
sumption, and was so much ro
lievod on taking first dose, that
sho slept all night; and with two
bottles has been absolutely cured.
Her namo is Mrs. Luther Lutz.
Thus writes W. C. Hamnick ifc
Co., of Shelby, N. C. Trial bot
tle freo at Tho Laurens Drug Co.
Regular sizo 50 cents and tri.00.
Every bottlo guaranteed.
This firm could not grow and
continue to enlarge if it wort; not
giving the best values for your
money. The quantityW0 handle
enable us to dictate our pricos to
tho manufacturers. Wo aro not
blowing. We only ask you to see
what solection we aro offering on
our three floors.
S. M. & B. H. Wilkos & Co.
Hot colVoo,hot cocoa, hot choco.
late with whipped croam at
i^almotto Drug Co.
State of South Carolina,
County of Laurons.
In Court of Common Ploas
Foster N. Martin as Admlstrator of tho
estate of J. N. Martin, deceased,
Plaintiff, against M. Young Garling
ton and others, Defendants.?Fore
closure and Salo.
By virtue of a decree of tho Court In
the above stated ceso I will sell at
Laurens Court Housa. 8. C, on Kales
day In Deccember, 1899. being tho 4th
day of tho month, during the legal
hours of sale, at public outcry to tho
highest bidder, all that tract or parcel
of land lying, being and situate In tho
county and stato aforesaid, containing
Slxty-llvo Acres, more or loss, on tho
waters of Duncans Creek, known as
the Mill tract, and bounded by lands
of W. T. Tarrant, M, Y. Garllngtop
and M. C. Langston.
Terms of Sale?One-half cash, bal
ance on a credit of one year, with loavo
to tho purchaser to pay the entire bid in
cash. The credit portion to no secured
by tho bond of the purchaser, and a
mortgage of the premises sold, with in
terest from day of salo. If the pur
chaser fails to comply with the terms of
sale said premises to be resold at his
risk on same or some subsequent Hales
day upon samo terms. Purobaser to
pay for papers ?nd stamps.
G*X>. Z. McORAVY,
Hhoriff, L. 0.
j Nov. 7, 1899-41
AND BKIEF NOTES OF RECENT
Mr. J, N. Wright's friends worn de
lighted to see him in town Thursday.
Miss Luoile Wright has returned
from a visit to friends in Branohvllle.
Mr. Calhoun Wallace, of Alma, was
in tho city Monday.
Mr. A. Wright Kims, of Tip Top,
was among tho Salesday visitors.
Mr. W. L. Gray visited Greonvillo
Dr.J. 1*. Simpson spent Saturday in
Mrs. S. M. Wilkes was the guest of
friends lu Clinton lust Friday.
Gon. J. G. Watts of Columbia was
in town Monday.
Mr. Hugh Wallace, of Alma, was in
tho city Monday.
Mr. F. M. Dunnon, of Tylorsvlllo,
was in the city Friday.
Mr. S. L. Turner, of Cross Hill, wus
in tho city Tucsduv
Mr. W. Butler Putnam, of Burks
dale's, was in lowu Friday.
Mr. Hob Brown a progressive young
planter ol Cross Hill, was in thee ty
Mrs. W.M.MoMillan has returned to
Clinton after visiting lust week at Su
Mrs. H. Y. Simpson and Miss Lola
Wilkes spent last Saturday with the
family of Mr. J. N. Wright, at Lisbon.
Mr. Heyne Workman, a prominent
young planter of Hopewell, was in
Tho K. C. Williams & Co.'? cele
brated '-Success Cigar" at Laurens
Miss Manettc Hayne, of Fort Motte,
has been the guest for a few days of
Miss Perrin Farrow, leaving for Co
lumbia on Monday.
In another column tho Laurens
Mercantile Company calls attention
to its largo line of goods anl partic
ularly to its assortment of trunks.
Miss Meta Sullivan came down from
Converse Collcgo last week and ac
companied hor mother, Mrs. J. H.
Sullivan to tho State Fair, on Mo. ^ay .
President Hudgens of the Oil Mill
attended a meeting of tho cotton oil
men of tho state at Greenville last
Messrs. J. T. A. Hallow and Will
Irby have positions on the special po
lico force which tho crowd during fair
week makes necessary in Columbia.
Bishop W. W. Duncan will preach
in the Methodist church, this city, on
tho subject of Christian education on
the third Sunday in November.
The State Baptist Convention will
convene at GalTncy on the20!b instant.
Rev. .). D. Pitts and other prominent
Baptists of the city and county will
Rev. W S. Holmes went to Spartan
burg on Saturday to bo present at tho
consecration of the Spartanburg
F.piscopal church which took place on
tho following day.
Mr. W. P. Thomason, of Greenwood,
formorly a well known citizen of this
county and a gallant veteran of Hamp
ton's Legion was in the city last Fri
day. He was a welcomo visitor.
Miss Lola Wilkos is at home after a
vleit to tho familv of her brother Mr.
P.B. Wilkes in Charlotte. Her friends
hero will be sorry to learn that she
will soon return to Charlotte with the
intention of making her home thcro in
Dr. Manning Edwards, of Dial's
Township, dropped in on THB AdvER
TiKKKon Monday last. We pressed him
for news, till it was uncomfortab'e for
the veteran, but could only get out of
him that his was the banner township
On last Wednesday night, Mr. J.
Wade Hill, of Cross Hill and Miss
Janle Watts, daughter ol' Col.,1. Wash
Watts, were married at the residence
of the bride's father, near Mountville.
Numbers of friends of tho parties
throughout tho county w'sh them a
great doal of prosperity and happi
Mr. T. C. Blake, who has been re
presenting tho Union Lifo Insurance
Company at this point for several
months will return with Mrs. Blake to
Spartanburg this week. Mr. and Mrs.
Blako have inado numbers of friends
during thoir residence horc who re
gret exceedingly that they will not
ranke thoir homo in Laurens perma
Mr. Robert A. Cooper's law olllco Is
in thoTraynham building on tho South
side of the public squro. Mr. Cooper
1b now practicing law alone. Since
coming to the bar, more than a year
ago, Mr. Coopor has made a decidedly
good impression and his ability and at
tention to business is steadily adding
to an already established practice.
Cards are out for tho mnrriago of
Miss Mary Williams Cannon and Mr.
Wilkes Booth Knight at the homo of
tho bride's mother, Mrs. W. 1). Cannon
near Narnle, on the evening of No
vember 21st. This interesting event
will bo largoly attended from this city
whero both Miss Cannon and Mr.
Knight are well known and social fa
Wo wore utterly astoundod and de
lighted whon on the ;ird of this month,
Mr. II. P. Blakoly laid upon our table
a quart of the handsomest .ntrawherrii b
?largo and luolous?ever soon in Lau
rens. Thoy were ripened in tho open
air and in tho month of Octobor our
friend sold many qoxes at fancv prices.
Mr. Blakoly is a votoran who loft a
leg at Gettysburg. Ho has made an
intelligent study of fruits and his
success Is a splendid object loBSon of
what can bo done with our soil and
tho climate of Laurons.
Cards wore received in Laurons on
Snturday to the marrlago of MIsb Nan
nlo Marshall McCaslan and Mr. John
Gideon Norman, a prominent young
rallrond man of Charlotte, North
Carolina, which is to take place
at the homo of tho brido, at Clinton,
on tho afternoon of Novombor tho
twonty-socond. Miss McCaslan*s mp,r
rlago will bo an ovont of interest in
Laurens, hor old home, where 8hc is
well known nnd possesses scoros of
friends and well wishers.
Dr.^WWiLEvans, of Columbia, will
looturo underlhemanagement of the
Wednesday Afternoon Club in the
Knights of Pythias Hall at eight
thirty on the evening of November
l?th. Tickots for the whole, oourse of
lectures to be given uuder tho auspi
cos of the club can be procured, at tho
Palmetto Drug Company, tho Laurons
Drug Company or from Mrs. J. O. C.
Fleming or Mrs. C. O. Fonthorstono,
and are $1,00 for tho courso. Any ono
preferring not to purohaae a season
tlokot oan pay >he admission fee at
Fight-thirty has boen soloctod as tbo
hour for the lecture to prevent colli
sion with tho prayer-meetings held in
the city on Wednesday evenings.
V I '
You bring the Pictures
and we will make the
Frames any size
Prices from 25 cents up.
The Laurens Drug Co.
Laurons, S. C, Nov. 8, '99.
Charleston, S. C.
and conti.vit ks one wkek.
ONK CENT A MILE IS THE HAIL*
s ?o A. A. Duohe'min's Grand Vaude
ville Show and Moving Pictures, dh
playing DdWey's Naval and Land Pa
rade and Yacht Races?New York's
latest success?at the Auditorium.
Horso Hacos, Fireman's Floral Pa
rade and a running dash for water,
Chrysanthemum Fair, Mother (loose
Tableau and many other attractions.
Entries for Horse Races must be
made to A. Marion Stone, Secretary,
Charleston, S. C,
Visit tho Me of Palms, America's
favorito resort; Forris Whool, Stooplc
chaso, Caroussel; largest Pavilion on
Free Oyster Roast at Ohioora Park,
Bioyclo Races. Amusements every
where, every day and evory night.
STA1E OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
COUNTY OF LAURENS.
Court of Probatb.
WHEREAS, C. W. Burton has
made suit to mo to grant him
Letten of Administration of tho
Estato ot and offoots of P. C. Bur
ThoHO aro therefore to cito and
admonish all and singular tho
kindred and creditors of tho said
P. C. Burtoni deoeaaed, that
they Be and appear hofore
mo, in the Court of Probate, to
bo hold at Laurons C, H., 8. C,
on tho 11th day of Nov., 1899,
ftftdf publication heroof. at H
o'clock in tho foronoon, to show
causo, if any thoy havo, why tho
said Lottors of Administration
should not bo granted.
Givon under my hand, this tho
27th day of Ootobor, Anno Dom
O. G. Thompson,
j. p. b. o.
Oct. 81, i8<M).?2t.
Bargains, Bargains, in
Shoes of all Quality,
Styles and kinds. All who expect to wear Shoes this
winter wil! save money and get right styles by going to
& For this 4 Piece Set.|
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Laurens, S. C.
I insured in The New York Life
is the Oldest International Lifo Insurance Company in tho
world, and is supervised by eighty-two Governments.
It is the strongest life company in the world.
It is a purely mutual Company. There aro no stockholders. All its
assets, surplus and earnings belong exclusively to policy-hold
ers, wlm incur no personal liability.
It has an honorable record of fifty-four years, during all of which
time it has steadily increased in strength and prosperity.
Its policies aro incontestable from dato of issue.
Its policies as now issued contain no restriction as to rosidonco, travol
or occupation, as to habits of life, or as to mannor, timo or
place of death.
The sole condition is that if premiums are paid the Company will
certainly pay tho policy immediately in tho ovent it becomes
a claim by death, either in one sum or a limitod numbor of in
stalments at option or insured, and thus leave a widow or an
est alt) a legacy and not a Inw-suit.
Its policies cannot bo forfeited al ter being ono year in force, the in
sured receiving extended insurance, or aftor two years, either
oxtondod insurance or a paid-up policy.
Its policies will bo ro-instatod at any time during tho fivo yoars fol
lowing the non-payment of any promium, if evidence of in
surability is satisfactory to tho Company and non-forfeiture
provisions have become operative.
It. gives a grace of ono month in the payment of premiums.
You can borrow money from the Company any timo on demand at
f) por cent per annum, after your policy has boon two years in
You do not have to die to win. If you live 10, 15, 20, 2$ or J10 yoars
you can settle your policy in any way that best suits your cir
cumstances at the time?lor cash, paid-up insurance annuity,
or other opt ions.
If you live to tho end of tho term you will has. made a substantial
provision for yourself in old age, and if you die beforo the ond
of tho term you will have mado a substantial provision for
your family or your estate.
It is the most valuable estate you will loavo behind you, more certain
in its results than lands, houses, stocks or bonds, as its value
does not rise and fall with the market.
Tho Now York Lifo Insurance Company is tho only company in which
you can get ALL of these enoflts,
You want the very host?tho most privileges and tho fewest restric
tions, whether small or great?and tho Now-York Life's Ac
cumulation Policy furnishes it.
We insure women also.
ASSETS (January ?, lsj>;>,)
GEO. C. HODGES, Agent,
Greenwood, S. C.
J, II. SULLIVAN,
IS. A. SULLIVAN,
A BIG LOT of Shoos from GO to 85 cents. Thoso Goods uro
rare Bargains. We handle the Ohas. Hiser's, hand-niado, in all
stylos of toes for men. The Cincinnati Custom, inado in all shapes
for Ladios?this Shoe is a beauty.
See our line of TRUNKS all sizes and prices.
Boys' Suits from $1.00 to $1.00; Ladios Ca nes t rom $ 1.0() t<>
Just received another shipment of Dove Hams?try them you
will use no othor brand.
Buckwheat, Maple Syrup, Raisins, Citrons, Currents, Prunos,
Etc. Now is tho time to make your Fruit Cake.
LAU RENS M KKCANT1LE <0.
The Place?Todd .Building?formerly Todd & Huff's stand.
JUST A WOR
WE have just received
Dry Goods, NOTIONS & MIL
and it will be to your interest to sec our Stock before buying.
Wo make no extravagant claims, but by doing a Cash business on
a close margin, and carrying no accounts, wo are in a position to save
you money. Your patronage , solicited.
0$W Three Doors West of Pest Olllco.
the Undertaking business at tho old stand COFFINS, CASKETS
and ROBES, and HEARSE, at the
A continuance of the gonorous patronage hithorto extended res
pectfully solioited. KENNEDY BROS., Laurens,S O.