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Tho meeting called for Saturday last
was well attended, but ought to have
been larger. It la very desirable that
farmers who mean to he -elf-sustain
i"g should join the Association.
Captain J. B. Humbert presided in
the ab8enee of Dr. A. C. Kuller who
was called to attend a church confer
ence. We mention this, because there
is no more earnest and progressive
farmer In the state than Dr. Kuller,
President Of our Ooutlty Wheat ('.row
ers Convention. Preparation, fertiliza
tion, seed to the acre, broad casting
and drilling,character of soil and other
questions of successful wheat culture
were dlsoussod. Pour prizes are of
fered to be <? ,r tested for by tho mem
bers of the association,and each mem
ber will contribute two bushels wheat
toward-. tho prizes, which will bo
awardod by a committee. Among the
farmers present we noted: Enoch
Mitchell, John I). Sullivan, (a prize
widner in last year's Greenville eon
test,) Capt. John Moor.-, Ambrose II.
Mnrtin, A. J. Smith, B.C. Davis, W. D.
Pylos, W. B. Puller. W. .1. Anderson,
Oscar M. Hunter. Col. .1. Wash Watts,
Hugh Wallace and other-.
Cards Issued for the Wedding of Miss
Moorman and Mr. W.IMoreoCnlno.
Special to The State:
Laurons, Nov. 11. The Hon. Low Is
VV. Siinklns has issued cards announc
ing the marriage of his niece, Miss
Virginia Harrington Moorman, to Mr
William PierceCainc. Wodnesday ovo
nlng, Nov.28th, at half past s o'clock,
at tho First Presbytorian church, tids
The church decorations will he the
prettiest ?-vor seen in Laurons, consist
ing of white and yellow chrysanthe
mums, orange blossomsand evergreens.
Tin bride will wear white satin,
trimmed in white applique, and will
carry white bride's roses, as will also
the maid of honor, Miss Julia Camp
bell, of Anderson.
The bridesmaids, whose names are
Miss Ruth Shell, ol Kock Hill. Miss
May Moorman, of Columbia, Mis^ Alma
Kolloy, Misses Marlegono and Li I lotto
Cainc. ol Converse College, and Miss
Sue Farrow, of Laurons, will be attired
in yellow oi'gandio and w 11 carry yel
Mr. K. V. Irby will to best man.
while the groomsmoa arc to LeJ. J.
Moorman, Of Columbia. Mr. John
MauldIn, of Greenville Mr J. E.Groce,
oi Duncans, Messrs. VV. C. Irby. A. W.
Tenguo and K P. Minier, of I.aureus.
The UShei'S will be .Messrs. K. s Hudg
cns. Hal Moorman. Manton Prlerson
ami Mr. A. D. Cray, of this city.
Rov. J. B. Campbell of tho Methodist
church, Anderson, grand-father of the
bride-to-be. assisted by the Rov. Hobt
Adams, of the Presbyterian church
here, will porform the ceremony. Im
mediately after which the party will
bo driven to the elegant home of the
groom's mothor, Mr-, Rosa Irby Cainc,
where from to 12 a royal reception
will be extended tin- young people and
the invited guests.
Cur store will be open every night
until o'clock until Christinas to
give our many eus'omers a chance to
select what they want.
S M. lV K. H. Wllkes.
Cards have been received in the city
to the marriage on tho 27th instant of
Miss Minnie Loo Dukes, of Branch
vllle, and Mi\ William Perry Wright.
Mr. Wl'Jght is a son of Mr. and Mrs.
Vv\ N, Wright and has scores of friends
hero interested in the announcement ol
bis approaching marriage. He now
holds a responsible position at Pacolet.
We have stoves "to burn" wood or
coai that would make your dining room,
bed room. pHi'lor, store,office or church
comfortable an pleasant. They are
cheap. Got our price-. We would like
to sell j ou ono
S M. .v IS. H. W'.lkos .
Big values, small prices, ought to be
enough, but we have more inducements
to oiler. Fresh new good*. Btylish
goods. Big assortment, to select from.
Davis, Roper & Co.
New line Hall Humps just in. with 8
Inch Globes, tinted in ail the latest
shades ami decorations. Complete '"f
S. M. & E. H. Wilkes.
Ho not send oil for books, new or 2nd
hand, but come to us.
Palmetto Drug Co.
Dry Hoods havo never been sold as
cheap In Laurens as we have been of
fering them. All new styles and the
very best quality.
Davis, Roper & Co.
A commission for a charter has been
issued 10 the Columbia Hardware Com
pany ol Columbia. The corporators
named are II. A. Webb, of Laurons,and
E. C. Hice, of Greenwood. The new
company proposes to conduct a general
hardware business in the citv of Co
lumbia. ? Columbia cor. News and
Do you suppose so many people would
buy from us if we did not sell better
goods than any oilier housos?
Davis, Roper & Co.
Have you seen those pretty belt pins
at Mrs, AdamsV
Judge Watt? loves to work and has
the happy faculty of making others
keep moving.?Barnwell People.
Winter Shoes?such as you will not.
be afraid to wear in bad weather: such
as arc made of solid leather and will
Davis, 1 loper & Co.
Agents wanted for the ''Life of
Hooker T. Washington,'- written by
himself, ?verybodv buys. Agents
now making over $100.00 per month.
Best book to sell to colored people ever
published. Write for terms, or send 21
cents for outfit and begin at once. Please
mention this paper. Address J. L.
Nichols & Co.. Atlanta, Ga.
Wc are selling more over-coats than
over before. Moral: Our coats are
good and cheap.
Davis, l toper .\ (!o.
Now b the lime you will need a
Grate. Our Stock is complete. From
$:>.2.r> to i0.60.
S. M. .v H. II. Wilkes.
Smaller in price than quality. This
is so of our lines this season. We have]
the largest and best stock we have over
had ami we are selling more goods than
Davis, 1 loper & Co.
PURER, VjrH' BETTER
Invitations were received in the city
last week to the wedding Ol Miss Mary
Gary McOowan and Mr. George Duck?
Ott Young, whloh took place at the
ProsbytorTan ohurch, Gross Hill, at
noon on yesterday. The bride Is a
daughter Ol Mrs Lucy W. MeGowan
and a grand-daughtor of Col. J. Wash
ington Watts and is a beautiful and
(?banning woman. Mr. Young la a
prominent young business man of
Ninety-Six. where the young couple
will make their home.
A meeting of the Bar Association of
Lauren-, wa- held on Friday last. There
was little of Interest to 'laymen. A
committee was a pointed to confer
with a similar committee of the Char
leston Bar, with reforence to a ' .lohn
Marshal! day" to be celebrated by the
State itar Association In the early
poring. Marsh til went in as chief Jus
tice of the United states with George
Washington, presided over the Su
preme Court for s inp thirty years and
Bot the law in motion in this country.
The committee consists of ll. \V. Ball,
VV. R. Rtohoy, R. A. Cooper, F. P. Me
Gowan ami H. Y. Simpson.
The Advantage of Capital.
Six months ago when tho enterprise
Hank of Laurens was organizing for
business in tho city it was the common
talk that we were getting too many
Banks. Bui the business ol this institu
tion has prosperod and the stock-hold
01*8 are urging an increase of the capi
tal. The same report comes from the
other banks of the city.
Rev. It. iL Jones.
Gonfcronoe assembles next week at
Ghester. Mr. Jones has served his
four years with us and under the law
of his church, he must necessarily go
to another field. Mr. .(ones' stay with
us has been so pleasant and profitable
it soenis but a day. and with all de
nominations and shades of belief his
parting with us is a matter of regret
and sadness. Wherever his lot may tie
east, when we wish him many bless
?'n<rs and a whole-souled reception, wo
voice tin loving sentiment of our
* hole coinmunity.
Bishop t'apers's Visit.
Bishop Capers preached to a large
congregational tho Episcopal church
on Sunday evening. The Bishop preach
ed from Genesis, 28th chapter, 20-21
verses, his subject boing tho character
of lacob, and he preached as he always
does a Strong, beautiful and helpful
sermon. At the c!0S0 of the sermon a
small class was confirmed.
Beautiful music was an attractive
feature of the services, Mrs. W. E. Lu
cas prosldhlg at the organ, and Mr.
.John Micks rendering a solo during the
Rov. Mr. Adams, of the Proshytorlan
and Rev. Mr. Jones, of the Mothodlsl
church, very kindly closed their
churches out of courtesy to tho Bishop
and wero present with many members
of their respective churches at the ser
Leonldo Wltarion, J, Clyde Fuller.
Nov. llih was an ideal day ? l'So
calm, so bright.
The bridal of the earth and sky,-'
When the sun bad set In autumnal
glory behind the Western hills, tho
soft light of the harvest, moon looked
in upon an ideal scene in the Baptist
church at Waterloo. Its doors had
opened wide lor another of the beauti
ful weddings for which it is becoming
noted Tho recessed pulpit was a mass
of green and white, making a lilting
back ground tor tho bright scene in
front, while the tall arch above was
draped in soft folds of white muslin,
with here and there clusters of dainty
fronds ol form Over this wore hung
garlands of golden honey-suckle, ivy
ami scarlet berries. Handsome stands
ot chrysant henunns woi e on either side.
From tho centre of the arch bun;: the
traditional "bridal bell ol good luck."
It was entirely white. glistening
brightly with diamond sprays, while
the snow-ball within swung airily.look
ing down upon the cushion of white
just beneath and ready to ring happy
wedding peals for the happy occasion.
In front of the pulpit stood the min
ister. Rev. .1. Whit VVharton, of Honea
Rath, cousin of the bride.
The sound of Lohengron's wedding
march, bright ami cheery, from the
skillful lingers of Miss Henderson fell
gladly upon the waiting crowd assem
bled and to its measures came in the
handsome bridal party. Tho ushers
wero Messrs Smith, Wbarton, Robert
son and Anderson. The bridesmaids
were Misses Scarborough, of Sumter,
Gentry, of Anderson, Estelle Weath
ers. Ruth Fuller. Mabel Nelson. Lydia
Fuller and Bessie Harris, of Laurens
The grooms-men were Messrs. LflU
rons Pitts, Fleming .(ones, Henry
Knight. Charlie Wbarton. Luther Ro
per. Fleming Smith, (' Laurens, and
Mr. Vnderson, of Groonwood.
The maids in pink and blue organdie,
with bouquets of pink roses, and the
gentlemen in handsome evening suits,
with pink rose-buds as boutoniers made
a pleasing picture of life and hope and
beauty, as they came down the two
aisles, crossing in trout of the pulpit,
and standing alternately, on eitlior
The maid ot honor. Miss Mamie Sue
Wbarton, sistor of the bride, lovely in
tier suit of pure white, came alone ami
took position on the pulpit. After her
camo the charming little Mower girls,
robed in white, with pink ribbons and
baskets of Mowers 1*211 a and Floride
VVharton, sister and cousin of the bride.
The handsoinO young bride, Miss
Leonldo Wbarton. came in with her
father. She wore a dainty and most
becoming suit of white organdie. A
spray of orange blossoms rested on the
dark, curling hair, confining tho veil,
while sprays of the same were on the
skirt and corsage Her bouquet was
The groom. Mr. Clyde Fuller, of Wa
terloo, radiant and handsome, with bis
handsome best man, Mr. Car roll Miller,
of Laurens. met the bride on the pul
pit, receiving the fair band from her
father's hand. Facing the audience,
they hoard ami responded to tho solemn
words that made them one; then kneel
ing revorent'y with the mi- 'ster's
le nds resting on their howc' Loads, j
j they received the benedictior . It was
a lovely ami impressive scene ?one long
to be remembered.
At the handsome borne of Col. Wbar
ton, who was recently elected Railroad
Commissioner, a most abundant ami
elegant supper was served to near a
hundred guests. The table with beau
tiful cakes, fruits, eu-.. with decorations
of ferns, pink ribbons, roses and chrys
anthemums was first a rare thing of
beauty: then a feast of good things.
Mr. and Mrs Fuller received many
useful beautiful and costly presents.
They will make the if home in Wnter
?oo. Mr. Fuller b. associated with Iho
I ilrm of i <?. VVharton ?v ( o. in mor
I chandising aid is also a planter.
Wo always have bargains in ladies'
ami ohlldronp' shoe-.
< >. i >. Simmons,
Millions 01 von Away*
it Is certainly gratifying to the pub
lie to know of one concern in tho land
who aro not afraid to be generous to
tho needy and stttTorlog. 'The proprio?
tors of Dr. K ing's Now Discovery for
< onsumption, < oughsand ('olds, have
given away OVOl* ton millions trial bot
tles of ibis great medicine, und havo
the satisfaction of knowing it has abso
lutely cured thousands of hopeless
cases. Asthma, Itronchit is, Hoarseness
und all discuses (d the Throat, Ohost
und Lungs ur?' surely cured by it. Colj
on Laurons Drug Co., and get a free
trial bottlo, Regular size 50 cents and
$1.00. Every bottle guaranteed, or
AND BRIEF NOTES OF RECENT
Cotton yesterday d<
Mr. Arthur Simkins ia Id the eity.
Mra. S. 1*. Holme? ha? returned from
a vIsit to Florence.
Mra. W. M. Owen., of Clinton, was
in tho city Monday.
Miss I.oi/.o Holmes has returned from
a vi>it to Saluda and Walhalla.
Mr. frank Hammond, of Greenville,
was on tho streets Thursday.
Col. J. Wash Watts, of Mountvllle,
was in the city on Saturday.
( apt. J. W. Lantord, of Lanford, vis
ited the city on Saturday.
Miss Claudia Irby lias returned from
a visit to (linton.
Dr. C. P. Ostcon, of Sumter, was in
the city lust week.
Miss Archie Bo/eman, of Ninety
Six, is visiting Mrs. 0. M. Clarke.
Mr. Starling Uraydou, of Gray Court,
was in tho city Thursday.
Dr. P. A. Williams lias returned from
The potato crops in tho county, farm
ers report arc exceptionally line.
Mr, A, A. Garllngton, of Alma, was
in the city Thursday.
Mrs. Leaman and Miss Mary Hoyec,
of Cross Hill, spent Friday in tho eity.
Miss Bessie Sitgreavea, of Bristol,
Tennessee, is visiting hor sister, Mrs.
W. H. Martin, on Upper Main street.
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Fcatherstone vis
ited Col. Peathorstono of Anderson
Mr. W. M. Coker, a leading planter
from Young's:, was in the city Satur
Mr. F.. J'.. L'inson, a prominent citi
zen of Cross Hill, was in the city Sat
Misses A/.ile Wilson ami Willou
Boyd have returned from a visit to
Mrs. William Hanks, of Columbia.
Mr. .lohn Miller, a popular salesmen
at Wilkcs' Hrothcrs, spent Sunday
with his parents at Cross Hill.
Rev. W. S. Holmes will attend tho
meeting of the Gncnvillo Convocation
at I'niou this week.
Rev. L. I. Kchols and wife, of Ken
tucky, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. 0.
THK advertiser is very anxious for
a good correspondent at tho hustling
town of Mountvllle.
Mr. Charles W. Taylor, a popular
young business man, spent Sunday in
Mr. .1. A. Kennedy asks us to say
that he has a son under 21 years of age,
and cautions his neighbors to coase
their efforts to hire him.
Bev. Mr. Mitchell, of Christ Church,
Greenville, will preach in the Kplsco
pal church here on Sunday, morning
and afternoon. '
Fx-Scnator .1. L. M. Irby has been
confined to his home with illness lor
several days, but his friends hopo to
see him soon at his usual desk.
Mr. Cox has arrived in the city with
his bride from High Point, X. C. Mr
Cox holds the position of master me
chanic at the Furniture Factory .
Presiding Elder Meadows preached
an able sermon to a large congregation
at the Methodist church on Sunday
Miss Loulie i.caman has returned
to her home at Cross Hill after a visit
to Jacksonville, Florida, and Albany,
Messrs. J. C. McDaniel and G. P.
Smith went as managers to Columbia
to carry the Federal and State election
Over at tho roller mill it look? as
though the wheat crop was a groat
success. Wagons come and go con
stantly and it is a busy time.
('ommissioncrs and Managers ol the
Federal K.loetion can get their pay by
calling on Commissioner G. P. Smith
at the Cotton Mill Store.
An immense amount of cotton has
gone to tho Laurons Cotton Mill with
in the last two weeks and the mill has
been liberal In its bids.
Things were lively in town Saturday.
The merchants had a big day. Read
The Advertiser and find out where
to got your good things for Thanks
giving and Christmas.
Misses Lucile and Nannie May
Wright leave in a few days for Branch
ville to be presont at the marriage
of their brother, Mr. Perry Wright,
and Miss Dukos.
Messrs. P. It, Wlllcutt and B. A.
Anderson, prominent gentlemen of
Waterloo, aim among the staumhest
citizens of tho county, were in the
Mrs. R, J. Bland, of Sumter, is visit
ing this city, her old home, and is the
guest Of Mrs, E. H. Wilkes. As Miss
Janie Poole she was a social favorite
hero and her many old friends are
charmed to see her again.
The death of Mrs, O. G. Colton, of
Columbia, is announced. She was Miss
Carrie Golding, reared near Mount
vilio. and tho daughter of tho late Dr.
F. G. Golding. She lias relatives at
Mount ville and Cross Hill.
The business men of the city will un
animously c lose on Thanksgiving for |
tho benefit of their employees. Dr. Al
bright was kind enough to take the
lead in the matter.
Mr. D. H. Counts, a prominent busi
ness man of Bamberg, has been in town
Cor the last few days. Mr. Counts is ar
ranging to move to Laurens and to op
en out a llvory businoss on a large
A friond from tho Kaibona brought
us samples of his s-t-u-p-endous pump
kin yams. "Some; pumpkins," sure.
But ho is modest and didn't want his
name named. Aforetime we have
said there was no country like the
j Bulbous for brave, men, pretty wo
I men,and big potatoes are now added.
Tho Directors of the Laurens Cotton
Mill mot on Saturday. Nothing Impor
tant was dono. a dividend having been
declared In the summer, which is paya
ble in January. Several foreign uireo*
tors wero present, the affairs Ol the mill
examined and found eminently pros
porous and satisfactory under the man?
agemont Of President Lucas.
Mr. Fred Shell, of Forth Worth,
Texas, arrived In tho city Monday
morning to visit bis mother, Mrs. Klla
Sh.dl and other relatives. Mr. Shell
has not been at home for several years
and is most cordially wolcound back,
lie lifts been very successful In the
Wi st and holds a responsible position
with a large linn.
If jou need Dry Goods go too. 11.
come high, but we must have them.
When we went into business we
Inaugurated it policy which has been
received with pleasure by parties
of all political oreeds -a policy of
liberality in dealing, of Boiling
goods for just wdiat they are. of
rofundlng money for unsatisfactory
goods, of promptness and polito
noss, and, most important of all, ac
curacy in tilling proscriptions.
There is no change of administration at
our Store this year.
Tho Laurons Drug Co.
'Phone 75 Goods delivered,
a new law it km.
The undersigned have this day en
tered into a partnership for the practice
of law in tho Courts of this State, under
the name of Simpson St Cooper and will
promptly attend to all business on
trusted to thorn.
If. V. Simpson,
u. A. Cooper.
We always lead. If you need tho
new school books we keep them in
Palmetto Drug Co.
ATTENTI0 N! A TT E NT ION!!
Teachers and Scholars of Laurens
Wishing to save you money, as well
as to supply you with the latest books,
we have put in stock Johnson's Head
ers, Leo's Histories, Giuu's Arithme
tics and Prey's Geographies. Glad to
have you call.
Palmetto Drug Co.
Don't throw them away be
cause they are broken. Per
haps it will take but little money
to make them as good as new
If your watch does not keep
time take it to
W. A. JOHNSON,
LanrenH, S, C.
BIG BARGAINS IN
A chance for every JLady to get a Hat.
$1.00 and $1.S65 Street Hats all colors, at 75 cents.
(G?r* Don't wait until they arc all picked over but come early and take advantage of the oiler.
N# 13?SS & CO?S "n?Jf T?????do Suits wo
*5 w ^mw^^+mv+m* *mm w w are displaying "just received
now lot of samplos to-day that wo can sell you at about one-half thoir
value. All tho new shades and materials, and rouionibor you got noth
ing but tho beat of workmanship. Buy at once then you will not break
a commandment by envying your friend.
Oixt 1Dty Goods iDejpaftirjeijt
is being replenished overy day with tho latest and newest Goods -ItiHt received
this week special lotB of
French Flannels, Henriettas, Black and Colored Silks.
We carry the largest line, of Homespuns, Ginghams, Calicoes, etc., in Laureus. Our prices are tho smallest.
Laclcis Underwear, Corsets, Kid-Gloves, Ribbons?a mile or a foot.
Ott* lylet)'s Departement
is moro complete than over befero, and we aro making buyers happy every day. How about You?
DAVIS, E?FEE *Sc CO.
Laureus, S. C.
The stove goes out, and
you have to got up in
tho cold the next morn
ing. You should not
have a stove that goes
out at night when we
They keop fire for forty
eight hours, and cost
very little moro than
That's tho way our handsome line of Glassware,
Lamps and Chinawaro looks. Como to tho store,
see the sights, got our prioos and then Belect
what you want in these linos. You will find
that the prices are an exact lit for your pookot
lOO fiece&lnaM $7.49
I -"W V "V *V V W "V it
To claim that tho Harris Lit hia Wator in Superior to any other
wiiior on tho continont is claiming a great deal, but wo can prove this
t.?> bo so by tho analysis made by tho moat noted Chemists in Amor
ica, and also by tho most noted physicians from all parts of the
county. Read what they say:
Mr. .T. T. Harris,
Harris Springs, S. C.
Dear Sir:?I have prescribed
Harris Lithia Wator ft'eely, in
'janes where a Lithia Water was
indicated, for over sovon years,
and have never known it to fail
to prove highly bonofloial to tho
patient. I have USod other lithia
vvators, but have had bet t er results
'rom Harris Lithia Water than
any I have ever employed in my
practice. I regard it as asovoroigu
romedy in Uric, acid Diathesis,
(rout, rheumatism of the kidneys
and bladder. In acute and chronic
bright's disease, and in diabetes
WO have no remedy at our com
mand that excels Harris Lithia
Water. I have no hesitancy in
saying that tho water may bore
lied upon to give most satisfactory
results, and that it is a sum, pos
itive solvont of Uric acid and tho
Yours very truly,
James B. Margan, M. D.,
Prof, of Chemistry and 1'harmncy Med
ical Department of the University
Asheville, N. C, April 24, 1H03.
An oxtendod clinical uso of
Harris Lithia Water prompts me
to tho statement that I regard it
as one of the best, if not the best,
Lithia Water known to tho profes
sion. In tho condition of PhOB
phatic Urine, its action is marvol
ous. Its uso in tho Rhoumattc
and Gouty Disoases atVords mo
more comfort than either the Buf
falo or Londonderry Waters.
Very truly yours,
John Hey Williams, M. D,
Tho Hotel at this famous spring is now open for guests, and if
you will come to the Spring and drink the water and aro not benefited
or cured we will board )'<>a tree.
Harris llotel Company.
You are not
simply to havo tho money itself. You work for it bocauso
you want what it will buy. Whon you buy horo you may
dopend upon utilising tho full powor of a Dollar. A dollar
goes a long ways at our store. We havo a Mammoth
Clothing, Shoes, Furnishing
Goods and Staple Dry Goods
which wo havo marked at the LOW KM' prices. Wo eau
suit, you in Clothing, in both stylo and price. Mori's extra
size, fine pants to lit any one.
for all the people in all grades. The Hion Shoes at $3 50
is the best shoes for gentlemen. Wo have a full lino of
Gents Furnishing Goods, Ladies Capes and Staples Dry
Goods at Lowest Pricos.
J. E. Mintcr & Bro.
Laurent, S. C, Oct. 2, 1900.