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Clippings from Ilenea Path Chronicle.
A. T. Malooy and wife of Laurensi
visited Mrs. Laura Kay last Sunday.
J. v. cuts, a prominent farmor of
Laurent county, was in the olty yes
J. K. Allen, of Princeton, passed
through Honea Path Monday on his
way to Washington, where ho* will ae
COp' the position of private secretary
for Congressman Joe Johnson.
Mr. Allen Is ono of the brightest and
most capable young men in tho county
and Mr. Johnson has made a wise
choice. Ed. Advertiser.
Take No Substitute.
Do not lot your grocer scud you some
Hour that"ls just as good as Bransford's,
made at Owonsboro, Ky ' Thon?
Is none SO good. Besides, your
grocer does not know who'thor
the Hour is adulterated or not.
Tho Ant'.-Adulteration Lenguo trade
mark is an absolute! guarantee of the
purity of Bransford's hour, if you want
the best patont, ask your grocer for
"Clifton": if second patont, ask for
"White Pawn": if straight, nsk for
"Golden Crown." Thoy are sold under
a guarantee that thoy are tho best and
Of Laurens Gradod School for month
endirg, Jan. 18, 11)01:
First Grade: Emolino Hoyd, Kduionla
Oarrett, Holun Taylor, Robort Carter,
William B. Copeland, Tolford Saxon,
Moore. Dial. Charles Fleming, Walter
O'dell, Robert Roper, F.rskluo Todd.
Second Crude: Mamie Hoyd, Jennie
Fleming, Kathleen Sullivan, Russell
Third Grade: Mamie Crews, Eliza
beth Simpson, Parle Owlngs, Hart
Fourth Grade: Sarah Habb, Jossie
Holt, Toccoa Caino. Helon Crisp, Lucy
Goggans. Sadie Sullivan,Richard Simp
son, Marlon Wilkos.
Fifth Grade: F.loiso Hoyd, Wessie
Lee Dial. Dais;- Eichelberger, Ethel
Simmons, Lillian Peterson, Annie
Wadsworth, Samuel Fleming.
Sixth Grade: Lillio Armstrong. Joso
phlne Fuller, Mittie Owings, Lizzie
Richey, Virginia Simkins, Stobo
Seventh Grade; Loroe Boyd, Eliza
Caine, Annie Rlohey, Josie Sullivan,
Frank Crisp, Grover Peterson.
Eighth Grade: Eva Flke, Ina Little,
Bessie Shell, Annie Sitgreaves, Helton
Ninth Grade: Emma Ferguson, Julia
J. B. Watkins,
For Sale or Rent.
A nice 6 room cottage, stables and
other out-buildings, and 5 acres good
land attached half mllo from public
Bquare -known as tho Garrison place.
BAL.fi & Simkins.
Pig line of Embroideries and Indian
Linons just received. Prices will inter
est you. The Hub.
A regular communication of Pal
metto Lodge, A. F. M will be hold at
Masonic Ball, February 1st.
H. W. Anderson,
Special bargains in underwear this
week. See them. The Hub.
Agents for J. ?fc P. Coats' Spool Cot
ton. Large Stock always on hand at
J. E. Min er A' Hro.
Vote for some pretty girl in The An
vertiseh's voting contest.
Don't fall to go to O. B.Simmons and
get one of the $1.25 ladies street hats
At 75 cents.
We are selling overcoats at prices
never quoted before. A few fine dress
beaver overcoats to go at a bargain.
J. E. Minter & Uro.
The Advertiser and Tho Cultiva
Wanted ? Young men or girls to
work up new subscribers for The Ad
A few rainy day skirts left. Tf you
want one we will make the price in
Davis, Ropor & Co.
Sond in your votes for the most popu
lar girl in the county.
Wanted?You to order your whis
key for ?'personal use" from Cooper
Farming Distillery Co., Brevard, N.
C. Corn whiskey from $1.05 to $2 00
por gallon: vessel included Rye from
12.16 to $3.U. Poach brandy $2.05. Ap
ple $2.15 per gallon.
A. F. Cooper,
RHEUMATISM ? CATARRH, ABE
BLOOD DISEASES-CUBE FREE.
It is the deep-seated obstinate cases
of Catarrah or Rheumatism that. B. B.
B. (Botanic Blood Halm) cures If doc
tors, sprays, liniments, medicated air,
blood purifiers have failed B. B. H.
drains out the specflc poison in tho
blood that causes Rheumatism or Ca
tarrh, making a perfect cure. If you
havo pains or aches in bonos, joint? or
back, swollen glands, tain tod breath,
noises in the head, discharges of
mucuous, ulceratlon of the membranes,
blood th'n, get easily tired, a treatment
with B. B. H. will stop every symptom
by making the blood puro and rich.
Druggists $1.00. Trial troatment froo
by addressing BLOOD BALM Co.,
Atlanta, Ga. L* scribe troublo and
free medical advice given.
MAYOR and SIX ALDERMEN.
NOTICJB is hereby given that an o!ec
?tion for Mayor and fix Aldermen, to
succeed the present City Council of
Laurens, will ho held in tho ('ity of
Laurens, on Tuesday, the 12th day of
Tho polls will be opened at the
Council Chamber in the t ity of Lau
rens, at 0 o'clock A. M. and close at
f> o'clock P. M.
IL W. Anderson, W. Oarrett and
John Naeh have ' uen duly appointed
Managers of aid election, and John
M. Clardy, Cierk.
No porso i shall be entitled to vote at
, aid olecti >n who shall not have regis
tered his lame with W. II. Gilkerson,
Supervise* of Registration, for the
?City of Li urens, before 12 o'cloek M.
on the 10 .h day next preceding said
The sail. W. H. Gilkerson, Super
visor of Registration, will have his of
fice open for he purpose of registering
votere from 9 o'clock A. M. to 4 o'clock
P. M. at the om e of L. G. Halle, City
Clerk, in the C.'y of Laurent each
day. except Sund y?, from this date,
until 12 o'clook M on the tenth day
noxt preceding said dcetion.
At said election t.\ero will be six
boxen ? ono for each ward and the
electors will deposit t.toir ballots In
the box representing thsir respective
wards for Mayor and for one Alderman
for their ward.
By order of the City Council of Lau
rens. this, the 24th of January 1001.
W. R. RICHEY,
I*. O. Balljc, Clerk of City Council.
Death of Little Gordon Johnson.
Gordon, tho Ave year old sod of Mr.
and Mrs. G. L. Johnson, of Rapley,
died on the night of the 25th inst He
was a bright and attractive boy and
his parents have the sympathy of
friends all over tho count in their be
Bishop Capers will Lecture To Night.
The lecture which Bishop Capers
was to deliver here last Wednesday
evening was at the last moment post
poned . The Blshoo will arrive to day
atid at eight o'clock this evening ad
dress tho operatives of the mill and
the public in general at tho hall over
the mill store.
Heath of Mr. Toiiver Robertson.
Mr. Toltver Robertson, a prominent
citizen, residing near Gray Court, af
ter a long illness, died on the 2Mb in
stant. He was reared in this county, a
member of a large and prominent
family. In early life he. came to this
city, where he conducted with the late
William Mills, a successful mercantile
busines*, retlr'ng about fifteen years
ago to ills farm in the country. He
was distinguished for business Integ
rity. In the Civil War he perform! 1
his part as a patriot Ho never mar
ried. Mr Lewis Robertson, a brother
of this city, survives him with many
Seaboard Air Line.
Mr. R. E, l. Bunch, recently ap
pointed General Passenger Agont of
the Seaboard Air Line Railway System
Jan. ? , has inaugurated a service
over tins railway, second to none, and
the best ever given in the south. There
are two trains daily ill each direction,
the Metripolltan and Florida Limited,
and tho ''Florida and Atlanta Fast
Mail," each composed of the finest
equipment made by the Pullman Com
pany. The trains carry Pullman Draw
ing Room Sleepers, Compartment,
Observation and Dining curs, and also
day coaches of the finest make for
which no extra fare is oharged.
The Sea Board is accessible to Lau
rens people at Clinton.
Death of Mrs .1. 1?. Fielder. ,
News of the death of Mrs. J. P.
Fieldor, xoe Miss Hettio Lake, at her
home at Moore's Station, on Sunday
night, was received here with the deep
Mrs. Fielder was the only sister of
Mr. T. I). Lake, Of this city.' She spent
several years of her girlhood at school
hero and endowed with unusual intel
lect and a sweet and charming personal
ity she was much beloved. A few years
ago she married Mr. John P. Fodder,
of Moore's who with several children,
Miss Sara Ball is teaching a class in
stenography and will be glad to have
other pupils. Terms $:i.00 per month.
Be Careful of Your Health.
See that e cry sack or barrel of your
Hour bears the Anti-Adu teration
League trade mark. Pure Hour can be
bad for very little in re than mixed
Hour. and. as you value the health of
your family, you should see that noth
ing but pare Hour comes into your
house. Bradford's Hours, made at
Owonsboro, Ky., "Clifton", "White
Pawn" or "Golden Crown" are abso
lutely pure to say nothing of the fact
that they a,-e the best. Insist on your
grocer giving you one of these brands.
MOT XT V iljTrT xKWS.
Mr. Rob Brown, of Laurens, spent
Monday in town.
W E. Crisp, of Clinton, came by
homo again Sunday, on his way to some
whore down the country.
Mr J. Bart Cannon formally of this
place, but now of Woodbine, Gu , is
spending a few days here with friends
Prof. Culbortson has started an Honor
Ro 1 in our High School.
Mr. John A. Davenport went down to
Augusta last week on business.
Dr. Witherspoon, a prominent citi
zen of York county, ;s spending a fow
days with bis son, Mr. J, D. Wither
We bad a very lively soclabh at Mr.
Arthur Toague s, Tuesdav night. Miss? s
Willie May, Jessie and Charlie Hill, of
Manila, attended, also Misses Gussie
and Bessie Crisp, of Cross Hill.
We will have no more Sunday mail
at Mountville. Our post-master drew
up a petition recently to that effect,and
with one exception it was unanimously
signed by our citizens.
Remember our clearance 8alo of com
bination cases only lasts until Feb. 15.
8. M.&E H. Wilkes.
Umbrellas that will make the rain
ashamed Of itself for trying to get
near you This is tho kind wo sell.
Davis. Roper Si Co.
It will really pay you to call In and
see our lino of celebrated Buck's
Stoves. Bvery one is guaranteed to
cook to please sou or inonev refunded.
H. M. & 13. 11. Wilkes.
The beginning of happiness is health
and the beginning of health is dry
feet Went- a pair of our Waterproof
Shoes. They wear the best and keon
your feet dry.
Davis, Roper iV. Co.
Mrs. James A. Madden and daugh
ter, Miss Daisy, spent a few days last
wook with relatives at High Point.
Mr. It. Robinson, of Laurens, has
been visiting his broteor, Mr. Van
Mr. Thomas Madden is building a
very handsome residence at Hig i
Mr. JnO. A. Madden Is vory ill at
this writing. Wo hope he will soon
Mr. Thad Moore, who was seriously
hurt about two weeks ago, wo arc glad
to reiKirt is much better.
There's no more local news alloat.
Blub Bybd Beauty.
Perfectly lovely! This is the opinion
of PVi ry lady who has s?*on the. new
embroideries we have just received.
1 lav Is, Roper & Co.
Your tl ne Is your own and no man
has a right to ask you to throw it
away. On this g-ound wo ask you to
spend live short minutes in rambling
through our mammoth house furnish
ing establishment. You will be bene
fited by it.
8. M. ?V K. H. Wilkes
We always load. If you need tho
new school books we keep them in
Palmetto Drug Co.
Catarrh Cannot be Cared
With local applications, as they can
not reach tho seat of the disease. Ca
tarrh is a blood or constitutional dis
ease, and In order to euro it you must
take intorna! remedies. Hall's Ca
tarrh Cure is taken internally, and acts
directly on tho blood and mucous sur
faces ' Ball's Catarrh Curo is not a
quack medicine. It was prescribed by
one of the best physician.* ?? this coun
try for years, and is a regular pre
scription, it Is composed of the best
tonics known, combined with the best
blood purifiers, acting directly on the
mucous surfaces. Tho perfect com
bination of the tWO ingredients Is what
produces such wonderful results in
ourlng Catarrh. Hond for testimonials
F. J. CHENEY &, CO., Props.,
Sold by druggists, price 76 conti.
Hall's Family Pills are the best.
AND BRIEF NOTES OF RECENT
Court at 10 A. M. next Monday.
Observe Small Fox ordinance of the
MIhs Sue Farrow leaves In a few days
Mr. A. J. SitsrreaveH spent a few days
in Npartanburg last week.
Presidont Simmons, of the Rank of
I.aurnns. visited Greenville last week.
Miss Jane Ballew is vletting friends
at Glenn Springs.
Rev. J. A. Martin visited Croonvllle
Mr. C. P Sullivan made a brief trip
to Spartanburg last week.
Miss Jenklns.of Mississippi, is visiting
Misses Alllo and Emmie Webb.
Mr. S. M. Wilkos is iu N'ow York
buying on a large scale for his tirm.
Note Mr. Balentlne's advertisement
?of interest to farmers.
Constables J. T. Lnngston and R. P.
Irby are In Greenville for a few days
Mr. A. J. Sltgroayes loft a few days
ago for Tonnessoe.
Means' Dog Show drew crowds at tho
opera house Monday and Tuesday
Mr. Marshall TiCaman, a leading citi
zen and merchant of Cross Hill, was in
Mr. J. P. Little has been re-ap
point,>d Post-Master of Clinton by the
President. A good appointment.
Mrs. J. R. Willcutt, of Cross Hill,
was in the city visiting Mr. and Mrs.
.1. G. Brown last weok.
Mrs. .Tamos Jones, of Cokesbury, ar
rived in Laurens last week to visit her
daughter, Mrs. B. F. Posoy,
Mr. Harvey A. West, a SUCCP 3ful
business man of Charleston, made a
visit to his old home in Laurens last
Numbering houses and naming
streots of the city are nearly com
Bishop Capers will lecture at eight
this evening in the hall over the mill
Mrs. Snllie Barrett is very seriously
ill at the home of her daughter, Mrs.
W. N. Wright, in Brooklyn.
M ss Mattle Halle left on yesterday
for a visit to friends in North Carolina
Miss Robbie Sharp,who bus boen vis
iting the family of Mayor Rlohey has
returned to Greenville.
Mr. Clifford L. Babb has returned
from a visit, of several weeks to rela
tives in Mississippi.
Supervisor Drummond had tilt! court
bouse thoroughly eleuned out by the
convicts on Tuesday.
Mr. Wallaco Riddle, of Waterloo was
in the city yesterday. Ho represents
tho advertiser. See him and sub
Supervisor Drummond was in the
'out hern portion of the county as far as
.ho Saluda during last week, looking
after roads and bridges.
Rev. N. J. Holmes, President of tho
Christian and Missionary Alliance is
for tho present making Atlanta his
Secretary of State, M. R, Cooper,
sends Thk advertiser a copy of his
Annual Report. Unlike most public
documents, it is intelligible .
Miss Hessio Sitgreaves returned to
her homo in Bristol, Tonnessoe, on yes
terday after a visit of several woeks to
her sister, Mrs. W. H. Martin.
The Advertiser clubs with the At
lanta Journal, the Commoner, the
Southern Cultivator and the New York
Mrs. O. B. Mayor and children have
returned to Nowberry, after spending
several woeks with Mrs. Creswoll Gar
lington, in Brooklyn.
The County Pension Hoard has con
cluded Its labors and the number of
pensioners, old soldiers and widows, is
about 220?a small reduction from last
The twenty fourth annual Stato
Convention of Young Men's Christian
Associations of South Carolina, will
convene in Sumter. on February, tho
Miss Nellie Holt, the bright and
attractive daughter of Clerk of Court
John F. Holt, returned a few days ago
to Columbia, where she is a student of
the Methodist Female Seminary.
Mr. John B. Brooks of tin* firm of
Brooks & Jones, has returned from a
business and pleasure trip combined
to Richmond, New York and other
points in the East.
There was panic among legislators
In Columbia on Friday Upon the report
of small-pox in that olty. Iho coolness
of tho Governor, the Congaree river
and the big dispensary prevented a
If coupons are dolayed and roach us
too late for tho paper thoy aro ex
pected to appoar in, good caro will be
taken of them and they will bo placed
to the credit of tho young lady voted
for, tho next week.
Prof. J. A. Gamewell, of WolTord
College, will lecture to tho Baptist ami
Methodist Sunday Schools in Factory
Hall at half past ten on tho morning
of Sunday, February tenth. Although
the lecture la especially for tho chil
dren on the Hill, the public is invited.
Mr Perry Holcombfl is soliciting
subscriptions for The advertiser in
Young's Township. If J'ou wish to
subscribe for Thk idvbrtiserand the
New York World, tho Atlanta Journal,
tho Southern Cultivator or Bryan's
Commoner, ho will take your sub
scription for you.
It in probable that the criminal mat
ters will occupy tho Court during next
week. Thoro aro few cases of great in
terest, about ton prisoners in Jail and
sovoral accused on bail. We will en
deavor to give in tho next issue tho day
I of the opening Of the civil side of tho
Court, which will probably bo Monday
of tho 2nd week.
Mr. Ambrose II. Martin is taking an
aotivo interest in plans to make a hard
road between tho city li.i ite and Iiis
home 5 miles Wost of tho city. It Is said
that noighbors to tho rondway have
subscribed 1,000 wagon loads of rock
and $500 cash has boon subscribed in
the city. Other subscriptions by coun
try gentlemen will be made. Tho roek
crusher belonging to the city will pvo
bably be secured and Supervisor Drum
mond will look after the matter. Others
on prominent highways may catch tue
contagion. Wo all know of the follow
stuck In tho mud, and Jupiter coming
along in a cloud prayed for hoip and
was told to put his own shoulders to the
wheels. Wo need not wait on the Legis
Remember that you can get tho At
lanta Journal with The Advcrtiskr.
Not Wnat You pay
for Medicines but
Every articlo has two values,
what it costs and what it's
Cork costs 10 cents a pound
but if you were drowning
half a railo from shore its
value would be not what you
pay for cork but what cork
pays you. You are not drown
ing but you are going through
the health testing time of
3 COUGHING MOS.
Yet to come, February, March
and April. Do you need a Tonic
to keep up Strength and Vitality?
Come and see us. A big cough
stopped for little money. We
try to have everything that peo
ple call for in our lino.
The Laurens Drug Co.
'Phono 76 Goods delivered.
are grown and selected with special
reference lo then adaptability to
the soil and climate of the South.
On our seed farms, and in our trial
grounds, thousands of dollars are
expended in testing and growing
the very best seeds that it is possi
ble to grow. By our experiments
wt*are enabled to save our custom
ers much expense and loss from
planting varieties not adapted to
our Southern soil and climate,
Wood's Seed Book for 1901
is fully up to date, and tells all
about the best Seeds for the
South. 11 surpasses all other pub
licntioUH of its kind in helpful and
useful information foi Gardeners,
Truckers and Farmers.
Mailed free. Write for it.
T. W. WOOD & SONS,
Seed Growers & Merchants,
IARQEST 8EED H0U8E IN THE SOUTH.
THE LAURENS BAR.
A NEW LAW FIRM.
The undersigned have this day en
tored into a partnership for the practice
of law in the Courts of this State, under
tho name ef Simpson & Cooper and will
promptly attond to all business on
trusted to them.
h. Y. Simpson,
U. A. Cooper.
W. B. KNIGHT,
Attorney at Law.
*3?T Will practice in all the State and
Federal Courts. Strict attention to all
business Intrusted him.
Office tip-stalrs, f unions' Building.
Ii V LL, 8IMKIN8 & BALL,
Attorney!) at Law,
Laukbns, South Carolina.
We practice In all State and United
States Courts. Special attention given
Several town lots for sale. Sales of
I lots on monthly Installments nego
^BLANKET SALE. *
I have a few of the Celebrated Household, all-wool blankets
left, which 1 will close at reduced prices. These are all fine
goods and it will pay you to supply yourself at these prices:
10 by 4 at $3.37, and 11 by 4 at $4.12?Cash.
Peace 017 Eatti?,
f^i)t l?f ices to fill.
You'll enjoy giving at our prices and what you give will be worthyj
if you buy from us, Talk is easy but we have the Goods to show for
our statements and we know a few things loo. We can save any pur
chaser, of Clothing, Shoes or Dry Goods, money on these iinos. From
now until Christmas we intend to sell the Goods. If quality and price
counts we will win.
Some straight Shots.
Srjoes. 11Dry Goods.* UrjcleruJear.
There aro Shoos, and there nro(
Boys knoe suits in hoavy?shoos! But you will only umi tho(
weights from ?J9 cents up. Mon's^best Shoos in our storo. <
suits in every imaginable eolorj WE Ol VE
and stylo from $2.98 up. s , -,i ,?i
J , ... , 5VOU slioos without pasteboard or
Overcoats that will keep yonficrap leather in them at the same
warm at small price. Jprice you pay for trash.
vhirvtfvrvvv'?'v v v v v v wtt vit vw1
In this department wo have \\o\
fold dollars going at 49 cents, nor!
JDross Goods worth $1.50 a yardt
ifor I9 cents per yard. BUT wej
:uro selling Dry Goods cheaper than*
lyou over bought them before.
Men's, Ladies' Children's
at small price for high quality
material. Ask for our ilooce
lined suits at 98 cents.
0inj?hams, Percales, Homespuns, Calicos, Flannels, a saving whether yotiwant a .
jvct.X_.E1 OR -A. Y-A.jR.XD.
We never fail to please those who want the best.
Laurens, S. C.
of our Goods is never sacrifice!
in order to Lower the price.
Headquarters for Furniture.
To ist of Feb
PUItSUANT to authority vested in
ilio Pomptrollor-Goneral ol tho state,
tlio time lor Paying Tuxes of 1000 is ex
tended to Pi It ST DAY OP FEBRU
The 15 per oont penalty will be added
Do all those who do not nay their taxes
by 1st ol February, 1001. Take duo
notice, and govern yourselves according
ly, MKSSF.lt BABB,
Treasurer L. 0.
Jan. 14th, 1001? :it.
ATTENTION 1 ATTENTION!!
Teachers and Scholars of Lauren*
Wishing to save you money, as well
as to Supply you with tho latest books,
we havo put In stock Johnson's Read
ers, Loo'S Histories, Ginu's Arithme
tics and Frey's Geographies. Glad to
have you call.
Palmetto Drug Co.
,1 oissmt 0,
Dr. Rolfe B. Hughes,
fir OfHce in Dial Block ovor Pal
inetto Drug Store.
Spocially proparod for Examin
ing and Treating diseases of Eyo,
Ear, Throat and Nose.
Laurens, S. C.
THE OLD FIRM
the Undertaking husinoss at tho old stand. COFFINS, CASKETS
and ROBES, and HEARSE, at tho
A continuance of tho generous patronage hitherto extended re4
peotfuily solicited. KENNEDY BROS., Laurous, S.O