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The secretary of state granted a char
ter to the Equitable Building and Loan
Association of Surater, capitalized at
$200,000. The officers of the company
uro Marion Molso, president: William
Graham, vice president: Bartow Walsh,
secretary and treasurer, and It. ()
And this reads like enterprise In a
town of no great dimensions, hut cer
tainly "no mean city."
Miss Lona Ttllman stopped over in
Klberton Tuesday, the truest of Miss
Dorothy Shannon. She was on her
way to Winder where she jroes to teach
u music class. Miss Tillman Is a daugh
ter of the brainy and fearless senior
senator from South Carolina, ami a
grand daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Sam
C. Starke, of this county?Giber ton,
(Ga.. I star.
The friends of Mr. John G. Simpson
will regret to hear that ho has resigned
his posit ion at Clemson College. I To is
a son of Col. lt. W. Simpson, of Pen
dloton, and graduated in the llrst class
from Clemson the class of'08. He
was then called to the well-known
Miller School in Virginia, where he
taught with success until he was called
hv his ahna mater to take charge of
the machine shops there a year ago,
Mr. Simpson has remarkably me
chanical talent and resigns his place
because he wants more latitude for the
exercise if his skill. Ho has accepted
the position of machinist in the cotton
mill at l.anrens. The Superintendent
of that mill Is fortunate in scouring
the service of Mr. Simpson. Ander
son I ntolllgoncer.
h i> known that the South Carolina
Press Association have their annual
mooting at this delightful fashion and
health resort this year. On the 20th
hist., the Proprietors extend to the As
sociation a bouquet to which the Edi
tor is invited. Nothing can bo antici
pated to come up to the delightful oc
casion which is promised and we stand
on tip-lOO to welcome the event. Aside
from the interest which the bright
Press gang must afford, the sparkling
vvators of the glorious springs are a
peronnlal invitation to the charming
The Wheat Convention.
We trust l.anrens will be well re
presented to-day at the hospitablo city
Groenwood In the Wheat Convention.
Agriculture is the mother of all the
other sources of wealth. Including com
merce and manufactures. Whatever
turn the future may take in develop
ment, agriculture for years must be in
South Carolina the chief source and
factor in civilization and comfort. It
is this conviction that loads Tin: Al>
VKUTISHR from week to week to ignore
politics and urge the food crops upon the
attention of our farmers and landlords.
The groat South-west may outstrip us
in cotton, hut the Piedmont of this
State can lead them in all the serials
and the fact should be kept in mind.
Now is the time to attend to prepara
tion for all the small grains and the
clovers and grasses, which in the long
run must make this part of South Caro
lina Independent, rich it maybe and
happy. Let us bring our barns, corn
crib.- and smoke-house- from the great
That Throbbing Headache
Would quickly leave you, if you used
Dr King's New Life Pills. Thousands
of sufferers have proved their match
loss merit for Sick and Nervous Head
aches. They make pure blood and
strong nerves and build up your
health. Easy to tuke. Try them.
Money back if not cured. Sold by The
Laurens Drug Co.
Clippings front the Clinton Gazette.
While Monday, the National Labor
Day. was observed as a legal holiday
in most cities, the noise of the tro.vel.
the -aw and the hammer awakened
the echoes in Clinton, where there's
much building going on.
The handsome glass front has been
placed in the J. W. Oopeland Com
pany's new building and makes a
strikingly beautiful appearance.
Married at the residence of the
bride's father. Clinton. S. C Thurs
day, September 6, 1000. Miss Gwendo
line Young to Mr. Carl G. Theiling, of
Chester, S. C . Rev. J. Ferdinand Ja
The bride is one of Clinton's most
charming and lovely young ladies and
has a wide circle of friends who wish
for her a long and happy life.
The groom is a popular young busi
ness man and jeweler of Chester, with
a live, progressive branch*of the busi
ness at this place.
We are agents for the Knoxville Man
tel Manufacturing Co., and we have a
hoautiful line of Mantels on our sample
lour and will be pleased to show you
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
Editor's Awful Plight.
l<\ M. tliggins, Editor Seneca, (Ills..)
New-, was afllioted for years with
Piles that no doctor or remedy helped
until he tried Buoklcn's Arnica Salve.
Ho writes two boxes wholly cured him.
It is the surest Pile cure on earth and
the best salve in the world. (Jure
guaranteed. Only 25 conts. Sold by
The Laurens Drug Co.
II you are in need of a Baby Car
riage or Go-Cart oall in and see s. M.
St K. II. Wllkos' line.
I will keep on band a full supply of
A'id and Ammonaited Fertilizers for
the full trade Will also pay the high
osi price for your cotton seed.
Sept. 10th 1000.?3t.
These mornings arc too warm and
you are in need of one of our Wicklers
Bluo Flame Stovo.
S. M. vV E. H. Wilkes & Co.
">0 and 110 Saw. Hall Cotton Gins.
I Scoflold Water Pres.-,.
1 pair, f>2 inch French burr nulls
l-.'M horse power, Burnham turbine
2 tracts of land.
Wm. i). Sullivan,
I am ( losing-out my heard of Jersey
Cows, (16) fresh to milk.
T. R DbSHIKLDSi
L-iinford Station, S. C.
To the Public!
The season is upon us whdn the far
mers must decide what disposition
they will make of their cotton. Ol
COurso I do not know whether the
price will go up or down?this overv
one must judgo for himself, however I
want to state to the public, in case
they desire to hold thoir cotton, we
are prepared to take care of It at the
Laurens Hondcd Warehouso Company,
and In case thoy desire, will advance
them a reasonable amount of money
upon their receipt. Our torms of
storage and insuranco arc very low.
Wo e m take care of all that will come,
and as our market is ouo of the host in
ihe state, it will pay everybody to
bring thoir cotton hero.
I would bo glad for the public to call
on me at my ofllcc at the Enterprise
Hank or upon Mr. Sexton at the Ware
N. 15. DIAL,
DUCKET ELECTED SHERIFF.
w lun ton Probably Elected Railroad
Commissioner McSweeuev and
John it. Copland and Fer
guson ( omo In?Close
As Tin: Advertiser goes to press
ttiis morning the election of T. J.
Ducket for sheriff is generally con*
ceded. McCravy 1.170: Ducket, 1,584
is tbo intest count. Odell's with about
15 votes is to hoar from and will voto
almost solidly for Duckett.
Drummond, John Copoland and Fer
guson are oleoted respectively super
visor, treasurer and eoronor. The race
between Johnson and Brooks is In
doubt. With a box or two to hear from
Johnson is said to hove a lead of 1*<.
At 12:30 this morning the vote In
the state reported was as follows:
MoSweonoy, 38,055; Hoyt, 25,491.
Tlllman, ?3,403: Sloan, 2?,ooo.
Wharton, 31,672; Evans, 25,827.
Out of more, than 17,000 votes Whar
ton has a lead of about 0,000 and it is
hardly probable that Kvans will over
come it. Wharton's election seems
reasonably certain .
McSweeney and TUlman are of
The latest returns seem to give
Brooks Is or '20 majorty and bis olee
t ion is probable.
The Mai vest oil Storm.
The city of Oalveston has boon almost
destroyed. The loss oT 1 ife roaches into
the thousands and many thousand more
are left homeless and destitute The
whole country will come to the rescue
and I,aureus should do her part. THE
Advertiser suggests that Mayor
Rlchey call a meeting < i citizens with
the view of raising funds for these dis
Eleven Cents Cotton.
Cotton was worth on the streets yes
terday from ten and a half to eleven
The New York and Liverpool mark
ets have been excited for tbe past winde
and Monday the market went up !)0
points or nine-tenths of a cent in New
York. This was on account of the gov
ernment crop report which estimated
the crop prospect at (is ami a fraction,
showing a groat falling oil from the
Meanwhile. Laurcns is the best of
all cotton markets.
SpArtauburg Daily Journal.
Phis is a uew venture in the Journal
istic field. It is published every eve
ning exceptSundav ~uurles ii.Henry,
a talented, t . ..sing and successful
business man is editor and proprietor.
Spartanlmrg city and county lead all
the rest of the State and if they give
the enterprise half the support it is
bound to deserve, then the Journal
must wage squarely to the front. Tbe
first numbers are line specimens typo
All last week the cotton world was
excited from our shores to Manchester,
Bngland, where the bulk of our crop
is spun and made into cloth. Don't be
in a hurry to sell -but, brother farm
ers, be particular not to fool your cot
ton seed away.
Mr. Joel Bailey died at Greenwood
during last week much regretted, lie
was eminently successful as a business
man, contributed greatly to the growth
und development of that city and had
the respect of the entire community.
Mr. Bailey was a native of Laurens, a
member of the prominent family of
that name at Clinton and a brother of
Mr. Messer Bailey, President of tho
Bailey's Hank and Clinton Cotton Mill.
The graded school opens on Mon
day, the 17th. only a few more
holidays remaining to the young folks.
Miss Perrln Farrow's position will be
tilled temporarily by Miss Kilon El
more, of Columbia, one of the most ac
complished women and host known
educators in the State. Miss Farrow
will remain in tho mountains recup
erating her over-taxed strength until
the weaker is cooler.
Hugh Wallace, a good farmer of
Dials, will stand off the drought if any
farmer does. He says his patches of
barley, rye. oats and groen crops of
sorghum and popcorn mixed, pea vine
hay and the like make him independent
of the big forage store-, and his tat
Stock speak volumes for themselves.
He was in town Friday In his shirt
sleeves and was not bothering about the
shirt waist excitement.
The Seaboard Air Line Mortgage
for seventy live millions dollars to Con
tinental Trust Co.. is recorded in the
Boglster's office for Laurens county,
niod August 30th lf?00. The revenue
stamps 919,217, which goes of course to
carry out MeKinley's Filipinos slaugh
ter policy. The Register's fees $30.oo.
The law requires the mortgage to be
recorded in the territory of tbe rail
road company. The; figures are a little
large, but we live in an age of expan
sion, don't you see'.'
Tho scheming rascal is forever near
at hand. It is no easy matter to cir
cumvent th ? Devil. Just on tho ove
of tho election during last week a
"circular" was distributed through
tho State as if coming from Col. Hoyt's
friends - very cunningly and vallain
iously devised ami calculated to se
riously atTect his chances for election.
Its authorship and the responsibility
for it was promptly repudiated by Mr.
Featherstone and other managers of
Col. Hoyt's canvass.
Let evory farmer, and good farmer's
wife ami bright daughter do their ut
most to mako tho Octobor moot at Lau
rens an interesting evout. Get
the colts, the pigs and the cattle with
fair jackets on and there is time- There
is nothing like the curry comb and the
brush. The fair ladies can mako a
splendid picture of their preserves,poul
try, etc.,?Interesting and educational
object lessons for everybody. Aside
from all these the social features will
Cures Blood and Skin Troubles.
TRIAL TREATMENT FREE.
Is your blood pure? Are you sure of
It? Do cuts or scratches heal slowly?
Docs VOUr skin itch or burn? Havo
you Pimples? Eruptions? Aching bones
or back? Kc/emu? Old Sores? Boils?
Scro'ula? Khoumatisin? Foul Breath?
Catarrh? Aro you pale? Thon B, B. B.
(Hotanic Blood Balm) will purify your
blood, heal every rsoro and givo a clear,
smooth, healthy skin. Doop-scated
cases like ulcers, cancer, eating sores,
Painful Swellings, Blood Poison arc
quickly cured by Botanic Blood Balm.
Cures when all else fails. Thoroughly
tested for :i0 yoars. Drug stores $1.0o
per largo bottle. Trial treatment free
by writing BLOOD BALM CO., At
lanta, Ga. Describe trouble ? free
I medical udvico given. Over 3,000
voluntary testimonials of cures by B.
I B, B.
AN? BRIEF NOTES OF RECENT
Miss Lilla Visansku is visiting in Ab
Mr. II. .1. Haynswort Ii. of Groonvlllo,
was in tho city Wednesday.
?r. Blakeloy, of Ora, visited us on
Mr. I). A. Davis lias returned from
Col. B. VV. Ball and Miss Sara Hall
leave to-morrow for Glenn Springs.
Mr. Loland Kennedy has returned
from a visit to Clemson .
Bryan's prospects are improving
Tylersvillc was represented on Mon
day In the person of Mr. .1. S. Cralg.
Particular attention is called to ad
vertisements of Mr. A. Hull.
Tho article ontitled "Right Living,"
contributed by a lady will appear next
Cotton brought on Monday M. A
very line sample would have brought
the good round ligure of 10.
One or two largo ontcrprisos will he
undertaken in Laurens this fall, de
tails of which will be announced later.
Mrs. M. Adams will bring hack a
trimmer with her from Now York to
assist in her millinery establishment.
Miss Laura Irby has returned homo
from Alabama, where she spent the
summer with friends.
Miss.Tosophine Minter has returned
from a visit of several wooks to Ash
Messrs. .1. E, ami E. P. Minter are in
the North buying an extOUSlvc line of
Dr. Jesse Teague, a prominent young
physician, was in the city on Friday
Dr. P. li. Connor and family have re
turned to the city alter a .summer out
ing of several weeks.
The business year at the South is un
derstood to commence September 1m.
The cotton year closes August .list.
Dr. John R, Smith, of Breworton,
brought gladness to the hearts of his
many friends on Saturday last.
Dev. S. C. Todd and bride arrived in
the city last Thursday to visit rela
tives and friends.
Mrs. L. B. MearOS and children re
turned to Florence on Thursday after
spending the summer in the city.
Mr. S.M. Wilkes has returned from a
trip to the North and Mrs. Wilkes from
a visit to relatives in Spartanburg.
Frank and Charley Webb will be
among the Lauren- hoys entering
Clemson this fall.
Miss Lila ITart returned on Thurs
day from a delightful visit to Pied
mont and Greenville.
Rev. S. C. Todd is conducting ser
vices at the opera house, beginning on
yesterday. The service^ will close to
Watch Thk Advertiskk's columns
closely and you will know where to go
to get the best and nicest things for
the least money.
The pigtail puzzle is still on. The
Western Powers have diverse interests
and accord is not probable in arriving
at a policy.
Col. and Mrs. J. G. Williams have
returned to their home at Cross Hill,
after spending a month travelling in
the Eastern States.
Miss Bertie Jackson arrived in the
city on Saturday from New York and
will take charge of Mr. O. B. Sim
mons' millinery department as usual.
Miss Meta Sullivan entertained the
Social Club with a quotation party on
Thursday evening. The entertain
ment was one of the most delightful
given the Club this summer.
A commission for a Knitting Mill has
been issued to Newberry corporators,
the capital $2.">,000. Why didn't our
wide-awake Laurens boys think of this
Mr. C. M. Clarke has accepted a per
manent and responsible position in a
Savannah railroad office. Mr. Clarke's
friends regret to see him leave Lau
Tho many friends of Mrs. Dr. trby
Dunklin, of this city, will be pleased to
lean, that this good holy whose Illness
has been protracted, Is thought to be
on the road to an early recovery.
Rev. Walter Gottings, a returned
missionary to Africa, delivered a most
interesting talk on mission work in
the African held at the Baptist church
on Sunday oveclng.
Mr. A. .f. Sitgroaves left on Monday
for Greenville to accept a position with
a large dry goods firm of that city. Mr,
Sitgreaves was one of the most popular
young men In tho city and his de
parture Is generally regretted.
The storm reported during last week
in Florida excited apprehension on our
coast, but it took an Inland turn to
wards the Mississippi valley. We may
expect the equinoctial rains at any
time now and they rarely miss.
Watch The Advertised and you
will find week after week the news
collected from every nook and corner
of the State?the signs of progress and
advancement, and everything that is go
ing forward to hint.?progress and tho
way of prosperity for our people
Mr. W. J. Oathcarthas resigned the
Office of Sheriff Of Riehland and will
enter into business. Ho has long held
the Office and was a most, popular and
efficient official. Mr. Oathcart at one
time lived in our county and has many
I friends hero where ho marriod his
Mr. J. M. Hamilton and family will
leave in a fow days to make thoir homo
in Charlotte, whoro Mr. Hampton has
business interests. Thoy have been
residents of Laurens for a great, many
years and will be greatly missed by a
largo circle of friends.
Mrs. Colcman, the widow of the late
Dr. F. G. Colcman, died at her homo
near Mt. Pleasant on Sunday last. Hor
remains were burled at Mt. Pleasant
cemetery on Monday. She was a good
Christian lady and will ho mourned by
many friondu and relatives.
An interesting sorios of services have
boon conducted near Barksdalo for the
past week by Rev. Melvin Shell, Rev.
S. C. Todd and othor prominent minis
tors. Numbera of poonlo from this
city have been in attcnuRnco.
Tho storm on t ho gulf coast, last, week
was ono of the disasters of the country.
It Is estimated that several hundred
millions at OalvOStOn was destroyed,
several thousand lives lost and many
coast towns utterly blown from the face
of tho earth.
Mr. Goorgo Davis-? many friends in
tho county will rcgrot to hour thut bis
rosldencc near Clinton was burned on
Monday night Thk ADVERTISER has
not hoard the particulars of tho un(in
very ono "I tho 1,301,150 people in
S. 0. to-duy (our guoss) should
a T< >< 1TI1 111 tUSTl from ib.
was so hard u> Und a good one that
wo huvo hud mudo for us a lot
branded L. I). Co. and each one of
those we guarantee to he good and
stay good or your money glvoii back.
I Vice 20 cents each. Try one.
The Laurens Drug Co.
'Phono 7-*> Conds dolivt red.
NOTICE OK DISSOLUTION Of PART
The partnership existing botwoon
the undorsignod tor the practice of law
is tbio 'ay dissolved by mutual consent.
H. V. Simpson.
C. I). Bakksdale.
Aug. 28, 1000?21
We wish to call your attention to on.
big lino of box paper and tablets. Some
I 'ahnet to I )rug Co.
Try one of our all wool mattresses.
Only $0.50 and if you are not satisfied
with It after 30 nights trial we will
cheerfully refund vom money
s. m. .t R. H. Wilkes.
Call and got 10 cts worth of our new
extract Palo Alto rink, n alter using it
is not satisfactory will refund money.
Tis delight ful.
I 'almotto Drug Co.
Try a pair ol our Ition Shoe at $3.50.
Every pah* a model ol neatness, litnoss
and goodness and guaranteed.
J. 13. M int er & Uro.
I will sell to the IligllOSt bidder on
salosday in Octobor next, one lot con
taining one n,nd one-fourth acres in the
town of Laurens. fronting Harper and
Sullivan street, lying In front ol Mrs.
I-'.. M. Caino's.
Terms of sale Cash. Will si ll at
Afo. Hi lf.
Sept. lOlh tUOO?3t.
Settlement ol' Kstatc.
Thoestatool W. c. Maddon will be
settled in the Prbbato ollloe for Laurens
county and tho Administrator will de
mand his discharge Octobor Oth. 1000.
All porsons having claims against tho
estate will present to tbo undorsignod
on or before that day duly proven.
JOHN F. HOLT.
Sept. 1st, I000-4t
Don't throw lliem away be
cause ihey arc broken. Per
haps it will take bul little money
to make them as good as new
If your watch docs not keep
lime take it to
W. A. JOHNSON,
Laureiih, S. C.
^ FIRST ANNUAL DISPLAY *
The Laurens County Agricultural and Mechanical Association
,^g)TO PE HELD AT <5^.
Laurens, S. C, October 4th and 5th, 1900.
Exhibits of all kinds solicited, Good Half Mile Track ;;:id
Crrand Stand. Free Street Parades and Trade Display.
Hm\W~ Tlir homos *'l Laurens will bo upon to entertain all who can como.
WrnXT' For Premium List and othor information apply to Secretary, box 12, Laurons, 8. ('.
Prices Reduced on Everytliirig in.
Big Lino of 10 cents Muslin to lie closed out at 6 cents.
Lot of 5 cents Muslin to lie closed out at 3 cents.
T 11 E SEA R E IS I M V A L 1J E S.
luis truthfully said,
"Earth's noblest thing, a Woman Perfected.'
Now wc do not pruposo to undertake this job, but wo intend to help them. Why should u woman have
to fret and worry over a Sowing Machine, and prick hor linger with a needle every till. minutes?
Merc is uirjere
We Meao to KELP
Wo havo added an annex to our storo which is Ninety toot long, and we will fill this with
Ladies Ready-to-Wear Uarinonts,.-?^;
Suits, Skirts, Wraps, Waists,
and a full line of Hosiery, Corsots, Handkerchiefs, Gloves, Towels, Quilts and Underwear. We have
secured tho sorvicos of n Lady who knows tho business and she will soon arrivo from New York.
Laurens, S. C.
fl?stfia Ct)ioa Dioo^f Sets.
Twelve s\ inch Plates,
Twelve <i.l inch Plates,
Twelve 71, inch Soup Plates,
On.- 10 inch Meat Dish,
One 12 inch Meat Dish,
Ono 10 inch Moat Dish,
Ono Soup Turoue,
One Covorod Dish,
Twelve Cups and Saucers,
One Boat and Stand,
Twolve Fruits Saucers,
One Covered But ter,
Twelve Individual Butters.
1-#J This Set would bo CHEAP at $22.50. ?bl H (\f\
t*r Our Price is ONLY (f 1 f ,}J\J
A (freight t'ald# K
?:?<?:?:# on tW>
^ # W0.00 #lv
d Purobasos. ?1^
Laurens, S. C.
Tho Oil and Fertilizer Co. will deliver pure Ice made from
Artesian water us following rates:
1,000 lbs Hook, 200 lbs a day, $10.00
100 lbs a day, <>.<)(>
50 lbs a tla'v. 3.60
10 lbs a day. 1.00
2,000 lbs Book
1,000 lbs I look
Hundred, 60cts per day.
Hundred, 30ot8 per day.
Hundred, 17$C. per day.
Hundred, lOctfl per day.
Hundred, 6ct8 per day.
fJmW Soouro coupon book at once, as drivers aro not allowod to
doli vor ice except for coupons.
Oil aJ?d Fertilizer Co.
Lameus, S. 0., May 7th, 1900.
Wo oiler our IMMENSE STOCK of
Dry Goods, Notions,
Clothing, Hats and Shoes
at greatly roducod prices. Wo bought these Goods
before the recent h^avy advance' and can nave you nion-ry
if you will only give us a trial. Big Stock of
Stellt aq? 9nk^x
at Rock Bottom Prices. Wo have somethtug in this line that
will suit your appotito.
Laurens Mercantile Company.
Tub PLACE?ToDD Buildin?,?formerly Todd <Sc Huff's stand.