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Thanksgiving .1? "jood for all to en
joy, especially the regularly confined
and the hard workers Let business
houses and banks be closed. We sug
gest tha4 some young man take around
an agreement to that effect that clos
ing be common to the city. Everybody
should liavo fair notice that purchasos
may be made and business arranged
with reference to the fact. _^- ?
J?sX'*i<(fcH In Luck.
m ^MiXfeu? bus kept the price of cotton
to the top not ob during the entire sea
son and will do so to the last. Prices
have been day in and day out nhead of
New York. It grows out of the fact
that the staple Is consumed here and
in the neighborhood very largely and
our cotton mill officials have bid up
liberally and kept the speculating and
exporting bears in tho background
and on the run. It is fortunate that
our farmers have been able to get the
full value of tholr product almost at
Hon. .T. J. McMahan, the able and
earnost Superintendent of Education
has issued the following:
To the County Superintendents of
The Legislature, by an act approved
February 10th, 1808, has directed
"that the free public schools of this
State shall observe the third Friday In
November of each year as Arbor Day,
and on that day the school officers and
teaohers shall conduct such exorcises
and engage in the planting of such
shrubs, plants and trcos as will im*
press on tho minds of the pupils tho
proper value and appreciation to bo
placed on (lowers, ornamental shrub
bery and shade tross."
Commencing Monday 20th and con
tinues for the weok. Low rates on all
Railroads and gorgeous arrangements
already p?*r to entertain the
Married on tho 9th inst., at Flor
ence, S. C, Miss Itosa Jerry, of Lau
rens and daughter of Joseph Jerry, to
P. O. Bullkin, of Whltevll'.o, N. C,
Rev. Robt. W. Barnwell, Rector of St.
Johns church, officiating.
Clippings from Honoa Path Chronicle.
Miss May Madden, daughtor of Jas.
A. Maddon, former superintonlent of
education of Laurons county, has been
elected teacher of tho McAdams
school. Mi s Maddon is an accom
plished young lady, a graduate of Win
throp college and will be an accepta
Will Monroe, a progressive young
citizen of Princeton, will be marriod
next Wednesday, 15th inst., to Miss
Ella Hurts, tho pretty daughter of S.
K J. Burts, of lirondmouth.
F. B. Boland, of Laurens county,was
in the olty last Saturday. He sneaks of
locating hero if he can secure a resi
dence. Ho is a good citizen and we
hope that ho will decide to move
A. T. Molony and wife of Laurons,
spent Sunday with friends in Honea
Minutes of tho Laurens Baptist Asso
The minutes of the Laurens Baptist
Association have just boon received
and havo boon placed in tho store of
Davis, Roper <fe (Jo. for distribution. I
hope tho clorks of the various churches
will call for them at tholr earliest pos
J. B. P Alt ROTT.
C. L. A.
GRAY COURT NEWS.
W.H.Mahaftoy has added thirty
feet to his storo. He has moved
in and is better prepared than
ever to servo his increasing trade.
Mr. S. M. Garrott and Mr. V. C.
Garrett are each building new
dwellings. Timmous and Bishop
aro the contractors.
The Gray Court Oil Mill is run
ning twenty-four hours, every day
We are to havo another now
Btoro in Gray Court soon .
Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Austin vis
ited here on last Sunday. Mrs.
Austin was Miss Mattie Caldwell,
who taught in our school last
session. Everybody hero loves
Miss Mattio and are congratulat
ing Mr. Austin.
Old Slaves as Pallbearers.
Special to The State.
Union, Nov. 8.--The rornains of
Mr. dough Farrar reached here
from Pinckney yesterday evening
and were laid away in the Episco
pal graveyard at 11 o'clock this
morning. Mr. Farrar was a very
old man and died of old ago. Ho
was a man who was woll known
and loved over the county. He
was a farmer, and farmed on a
large scale. As a proof of how
dearly he was lovod and esteemed,
the coffin, during the services, was
almost coverod wirh flowers, and
a large crowd assembled to do his
remains reverence. The active pall
beerers wore six of his old darkies,
who had beon with him many,
many years. They carried the
corpse into tho church and re
mained seated near while the ser
vices were performed, and thon
carried him out to tho grave and
laid him to rost. It was a very
touching scone to see theoo old
darkies, who had, perhaps boon
with their master ever since they,
were born, now laying him aiVfiy.
It was not as a master Qirfy that
thoy looked upon Jjjfli* but as one
as raovod hflii-J?vod and rover
Fatlior -?eir lives.
8fo' $100 Reward $100.
The readers of this paper will
be pleased to learn that there is
at least oho dreaded disease that
science has boen able to cure in
all its stages .and that is Ca
tarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cur is the
only positivo oure now known to
" the medical fraternity, oatarrh
being a constitutional disease, re
quires a constitutional treat
ment. Hall's Catarrh Cure is
. takon internally, aoting direotly
upon tho blood and mucous sur
faces of the system, thereby de
stroying tho foundation of the
disease and giving the patient
strength by building up the con
stitution and assisting nature in
doing its work. The proprietors
have so much faith in its curative
Sowers that they offer one Hun
red Dollars for any case tbat,it
fails to oure. Send for list of
F.J. CHENEY <fe Oo,
Sold by Druggists, 76 oents.
Hall's Family Pills are the best.
Big lot boy's suits just received
at Simmon's bargain Store.
Clothing is our leading line, and wo
are leaders in olothing.
J. K. Hinter & Bro.
Made Her Father Governor.
Mr. Young uud somo frlondH bad
been discussing the political outlook
In Kentucky ut Mr. Young's house In
Louisville oue night, Just on the eve of
the Democratic ?tute convention, g?v
oral years ago. When the party broke
up, Mr. Young's daughter, then about
18 years old, now married, who bad
been an Interested listener during the
discussion, spoke up:
"Why don't you run for governor,
"Why, my child, they would never
think of mo for that otllee. No ouo
cai'< s enough about n\o for that."
"Hut, pa, would you accept the nomi
nation If it were offered you?"
"Why, of course I would; nobody
would refuse the honor."
Miss Young said no more at the time,
but quietly slipped out of the house
and started In the direction of The
Courier-Journal olliee, Colonel Henry
Watterson being an intimate friend of
the family. It happened that she met
tho veteran odltor In the street.
"Ah, Undo Henry, will you do mo a
favor?" the young woman asked Im?
"Anything in the world that I can do
"Woll, I want pa to be governor of
Kentucky, and can you got bim tho
Colonel Watterson turned back to
the ofllco and sat down and wrote a
spirited editorial, demanding In the In
terests of the Democratic party that
John Brown Young be nominated by
the convention soon to moot. The re
sult was In accordance with the noted
editor's wishes, Mr. Young's election
being a foregone conclusion.?Chicago
Good nnd Dad Elcla.
"So you thluk that little eels are
sweet and that big eels are rank and
strong, do you?" said a llsh dealer.
"Well, you're off. It isn't tho size of
the eel that governs htti taste. It Is his
habitation and way of life. But most
people think as you do, and throw
away the big oel and cook the little
one, and then, If the little fellow is
strong, they think it Is because he
wasn't little enough. Nothing could bo
further from the truth.
"Tho eel that inhabits a. stream with
a hard, clean, sandy bottom Is sweet
and edible, bo he as big ^us your leg
or tiny as your linger, for this eel finds
food senrce, and he must exercise and
keep sober and hustle?else he will
starve?and this active career makes
him healthy and wholesome. But the
eel that lives In the mud, where pro
visions are plentiful, is unlit for the ta
ble, for his life Is sluggish, his habits
and organs are bad and his llesh, when
cooked, tastes and smells of the muddy
element. That Is why tho Schuyklll eol
Is worse than carrion for table pur
poses, while the eel of the upper Dela
ware makes a dainty dish."?Philadel
More MUch Thun You Can Count.
Statements as to the distance of tho
pole star from tho earth which have
appeared In some of the newspapers
lately havo been ridiculously Inade
quate. One of tho estimates mude is
255,000,000 miles. Now, If ouo will re
member that tho sun is 03,000,000 miles
away and that Its light comes to us In
eight minutes, he will see that If tho
foregoing estimate of the distance of
the polo star were tight its beams
could reach us In about 10 days. It
would be only about 2,700 times as far
off as the sun.
Light travels 0,000,000,000,000 miles
in a year, and even tho most modest
guesses ns to tho parallax of Polaris
make it 35 light years. Prltchnrd's es
timate In 1887 was 00 light years, but
he has since modified his llgurcs.
Hence, If one will write 210 and add 12
ciphers thereto he will have the num
ber of miles which the most conserv
ative authorities believe intervene be
tween the earth and tho polo star.?
New York Tribune.
A paper entitled "Shakespeare and
Sanitation" was read at the recent
provincial meeting of tho Incorporated
Society of Medical Otflcers of Health
at Stratford-on-Avon. Among other
things the author related the follow
ing: "It Ib Interesting to find that the
name of John Shakespeare, the father
of the poet, first appears in tho records
of tho municipality as owing a fine of
twopence for having made a dirt heap
with his neighbors, Adrien Quincy and
Henry Reynolds, In Henly street, and
on another occasion he 'stood amerced'
in fourpence for failing to keep bis
None netter Than All.
Miss Gingham?And I suppose they
havo bargain days in Glasgow, Mr.
Mel vor-?Ma conscience, no I It wad
na do aval
Miss Gingham?Indeed! Why, i
thought bargain days would Just suit
Mclvor?That's Juist it. It would
suit them ower week If they had bar
gain days, naebody wad buy onything
on tho ithcr days, ye ken!?London
An Unexpected Anitrer.
In tho courso of an address Dr, Co- |
nan Doyle told a quaint e'?rP'?rfehe!?'ot I
his in the Sudan. Wising to find out I
whether one of ths ?;jock soldiers was
a Mohammedan. 0r a pagan, ho asked
?im, "Whoa do you worship?"
".I.-TCrship my colonel/' came tho an
The lessons of history would suggest
to a Shorlock Holmes that tho man
was a Mohammedan.
Rheumatism?Catarrh, aro Blood Dis
eases.? Curo Free!
It is the deep-seatod, obstinato
cases of Catarrh and Rheumatism
that B. B. B. (Botanic Blood
Balm) cures. It matters not what
other treatments, doctors, sprays,
liniments, medicated air. blood
purifiers, have failed to do, B. B.
B. always promptly reaches the
real causo and roots out and drives
from the bones, joints, mucous
membrane, and entire systom Jio
specific poison in tho blood .?hat
causes Rheumatism and Catn'rln
B. B. B is the only remedy s jrong
enough to do this and oure so
there can nevor be a return of tho
symptoms. Don't give up hope,
but ask your druggist for B. B.
B.--Botanic Blooi Balm or 8 B's.
Large bottles $1, six bottles (full
treatment, $5. B. B. B. is an hon
est remedy that makes real cures
of all Blood Diseases after every
thing else fails. Wo have abso
lute confidence in Botanio Blood
Balm; hence, so you may test it,
we will send a TRIAL BOTTLE
FREE on request. Personal medi
oal advice free. Address Blood
Balm Co., 885 Mitchell St., At
A full line of P,lush and cloth
Capos. A fine plueh Capo for
$1.50. The Hub.
admiral oco. oiwr.y i
But when we do you are sure to feel the breeze. We have something now to blow
about?our trade has been so immense this Fall that we have had to make our second trip to
New York in one season.
; ?oMinAi. w. %. SCHIC'
what sterling worth in goods and LOW PRICES will do. We have knocked competition
out of the ring. Our buyer has just made the second trip this season to the Northern
Markets, and below we give a limited description of the bargains we have to oiler you.
That is what the weather
prophets says we will have, and
this means long service for your
Overcoat. You will need a
good serviceable Overcoat that
yott can depend on. We sell
Don't Sit and
Where to go for your
suits. We have sold the BEST
CLOTHING that has been sold
in Laurens for the last nine
years and we mean to keep
Best for the Least Money.
are the most fashionable and most serviceable you can
buy for Winter Dress. We have them in all styles
from $7.50 to $17.50.
If your trousers have seen their best days. "Pa" ought to buy a new pair and let
make his old ones over for "Willie."
"W^e are Stiroxig
in pants, having made special
preparation for extra Trouscr
?UR ALL WOOL P?NTS
Gives you the pick of the finest assortment in Laurens. Every fashionable shade and color is represented.
in every fabric and at
If You are a Man
you will be interested in
Seems we are the only store with new Neckties.
set the pace?others follow
made especially for us.
ft, way now-a-days for us to set the pace?others follow. Exclusive?
every Price from 25 cents gj cn'ccts ui Neckware ?r~- ?- a.i$ The best line of Dress Shirts
d SHIRTS, b
up. Try the Bull Dogs jfl 25 cents line. Choosing a tie is an easy task, if you come to us.ffl cve1' displayed in Laurens.
for everyday. $ ffl Work Shirts in any style and
\gg&e&&g^J^^ color. ...
that's what we want to tell yoiij^uW^Wifhave Mats in any style?but the
wrong styk^^e-hav^^itfrfn any grade except the bad grade.
-TfVtr hat's the Chief End of Man?
THE END WITH THE HAT ON, answers the^small boy. It is wonderful what a difference a stylish Hat makes in a man's whole ap
pearance. We have the best Fall shades and shapes in'all the popular priced Hats.
Uncle Sam knows a thing or
two about hats, as he does about
Stetson Hats have distanced all
competitors and successfully de
fend American hat-supremacy
against all comers.
No hats like them?they're
worn the world over.
New Autumn styles?stiff and
soft hats both.
f.odi.- for tlrntnl on swant Lont]t$?
;./.. s,,, s, s, r.y, r, s, /i.,,ststrts. ?>.-0 s
\ We bought a solid car-load of Battle Axe Shoes and we have had to re-order more already.
We a\re bole agents for this celebrated Shoe and remember that every pair is guaranteed to give you
entire ^.satisfaction. The Price is $1.25 a pair.
]Don't Forget to ask for our great Black Bottom Line of .Shoes when you want a childs shoe
that wiJl wear well. Ask to see the one that is cut open.
Meti's Dress Shoes in all popular
leathers and toes?vicis, box calf, cordo
van, willow calf, and Highland calf?
calf lined, kid lined and drill lined.
ft0? Did you ever wear a Water
proof Shoe? We have them.
We can give you more honest leather
in a Shoe than an)r other firm in Laurens
f S S i :>3<5J??<3?S??28??<'s ///////// s / / s '
ttMW* Carry Your Own Roof. We
sell good Umbrellas at reasonable prices. 1
cti^MV/TT^ JL. rn^TTrnTTCl & Tuiey mu8t or we not fie^ them ; No man is your superior in our store ; It
"T^Si, oUlVlJi 1 i\U 1 rlOi * isV waste of time to look elsewhere; This.is the store that sets the pace; Satisfac
tion is wrapped up in every bundle. When you buw a good article remember where you got it and come again.
gfiW There is $65.00 still left in the money box for ytjpu?seven have unlocked the box and gotten $5.00 each?with every dollars
worth you get a Key.
DavisARoper & Co.
The White Front
THE BEST IS THE CHEAPEST.
REMEMBER THE NAME
Mansion House Steam Laundry
Haskct loavcH Lauren* Wednesday
and returns uu Saturday.
M. L. KOPEK, Agent.
IT WILL MAKE YOU FEEL
when your wife lollsyouona Su:.
day morning that your shirt trout
and collar livals the ''beautiful
snow" on hill top and meadow.
There is nothing that can enoirol"
your neck, outside of hor Biiowy
arm, that will ploaso you more on
Sunday than a collar done up with
tho perfect color and finish that
wo put on all linen laundered
"Nothing succoods liko success." As a proof of this you will
find our agents representing us in all of tho priuoipalplaoes in South
Carolina, southern Nort h Carolina and north-east Georgia, Cur coin
missions to agonts aro liberal. Wo defy competition in quality,quan
tity, quantity and price. For furthor particulars apply to A. A,
Gates, Propriotor, Mansion House, Greouvillo, i-. 0.
Glenn Springs Hotel,
GLENN SPRINGS, S. C.
LEADS ALL OTHER?.
There in but ono Glenn Springs, and it lias no equal on tho
Continent for tho Stomach, Liver, Kidneys,
Bowels and Blood.
Hotel Open June 1st to Oct. 1st.
tDmf* Cuisine and Service Excellent.
Ihz Br?at?st Resort in t&s South,
^ For Board apply to SIMPSON & SIMPSON, Glenn Springs,
South Carolina. Water $1.75 per case, bottles to be returned.
Water for salo by Tho Laurens Drug Co., Kennedy Bros., Dr. B.
F. Posey, Laurons, S. 0.
The Oil and Fertilizer Co. will deliver puro loo made from
Artesian water as following rates:
4,000 lbs Book, 200 lbs a day, $10.00?25ots per Hundred, ?Oels nerdav
2,000 " " 100 " " 0.00?BOcts " " OOots " "
1,000 " " 50 " " 8.50?85ots " " 17.U- ? "
500 " " 25 " '? 2.00?40cts " " lOota " "
200 " " 10 " ?? 1.00?50ots " " 5ots " "
t^* Soouro coupon book at once, as drivers are not allowed to
dclivor ico except fnr coupons
OIL and FERTILIZER 00.
Laurens, S. C, April 18th, 1899
will buy a Graphophono, clock
work motor, reproduces satisfac
torily and delightfully musical
and other records.
will buy a $5.00 Graphophono
and a dozen carefully selected
Columbia Rocords?an investment
that will pay a hundredfold in
pleasure. Have you heard the la
test Columbia Records? Great re
solts! Hundreds of selections!
L fUmV Write for catalogue.
Columbia Phonograph Co , ll? E.
Baltimore St, Baltimore, Md.
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ington) Philadelphia, Paris, San
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THE LAURENS BAR.
XV. It. OIUIIT,
Attorney und Counsellor at Law*
Will p notice in all the Courts of the
State. Prompt attention to all busi
ness entrusted to him.
Office, Laurens, 0. H., McCord's new
March 14, 1009.
n. W. hau,. r?. w. si MIC IXS. W.W. hai.i.?
BALI,, SIM KINS & BALL,
Attorneys at Law,
Laurens, South Carolina.
Wc practice in all State anil United
States Courts. Special attention given
H. Y.SIMPSON. C. D. BARKSDALE.
SIMPSON & HAHKSDALi:,
Attorneys nt Lnw,
LAURENS, S. C.
Special attention given to tho investi
gation of titled and collection of claims.
DR. W. H. BALL
Oflico over Closely & Roland'?
Hardware Store Office days?
Monday ftiid Tuesdays.
Negotiated on long timo and
easy terms, secured by mortgage
improved farms. Apply to
Simpson & Barksdalc,
Laurons, S. C.
TO ALL Till] IMSOPLH
White and Colored!
II. K. GRAY, Laurons, s. (.
1 am better prepared now than ever
to furnish Sash, Doors, blinds, Mould
ings, OaseillgS, Shingles, Laths, Lime,
IIair,Comi'iu, flooring,Colling, Rough
[and Dressed Lumber Ofttll description.
[Church Pews, Pulpits, School-house
Benches and Desks, Mantles, Wire /
Sash and Doors made promptly to or
der, turned Columns and Banisters,
Headed Columns,Chaaipcred Columns,
Brackets and General Scroll or Fancy
Work made to suit best stylo or cheap
to suit the buyer?no matter who.
I thank my friends and the public
generally for their liberal patronage
and lio'po to bo able to merit their con
tinued favors in the future.
Yours most obedient,
II. B, OHA V.
San if as Hath Cabinet
.More COII VC?
.!. (I, O'DF.LL, State Agent.
Laiirens, S. C?