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LAUKENS, s. C, FEB. 27, luul.
Washington, Feb. ID. -1'reaident
end Mrs. McKinley gave their regular
annual dinner at the white house to
night in honor of the Supreme Court.
Senator and Mrs. Til I man, Representa
tlve and Mrs, i.ixey, Representative
and Mrs. Fleming und Representative
and Mrs. Klliott were among the
We all change with the times A few
yea s ago it was plain lb n Tilltnan, of
"Hu er-," making his wet kiy visits to
the li tl ? town of Augusta to dispose of
his surplus butter, eggs and other farm
truck. Now we have our homi -spun
Senator, who formerly dodged the Co
lumbia Club as a Pest House, in full
evening cost nine, with hi. logs under
the mahogany of Buchinham Palace,
Washing) n, kissing g'as-es with the
great dignitaries id the Federal Court.
Hi'u I his constituency don't object,
whilo they seo exemplified the theory
that tho dout rlne of evolution Is true
and thi re i in th?? moral,material and
politic il or d continuous growth and
development, llereulos, one of the
demigods, wa-always r presented with
hisclob, und of coiisn when the historic
painter co s to p< rpeiuate these so
oial occasions our horo will be faith
fulh ropro8< nt d with his pitchfork
and claw hammer costume. Tlllman is
a Senator of talent and of course well
equip ed to shine in any company ami
we feel oitsy that, old South Cifo iua is
we'l ropri sent'd. And a good dinner,
with all ihe game preserves of earth
drawn upon, and the -oas, and tho vin
tage of ab lands and times to sparklo
with the otl'orvoscent and Intellectual
salt, is not to be ignored every day. As
a matter of faot we are all glad that our
Senior Senator Is wanted and appro*
(dated when the goo things are going.
.1. .1. Bozeman, M. B.
This prominent surgeon and good
man,died on the 10th inst..athis home,
Ninety Six. Wherever there il a sur
vivor of the Hampton Legion and
Gary'8 Brigade, the news of the death
of this gentleman will full as the less of
a brother Ho was an able, devoted and
conscientious Burgeon and physician
and as a friend us true as lb" nee de to
the pole. It can bo truly said of him
that ' none knov h in but to love him."
The writer was for four years his mess
mate in tin' tent, il held ind knew bis
nob e ? ? lf-.-a.-rit'o i. charactor, It was
his nature to think of. and love him
self last. Peace to his ashes, ana rest
to rs tender and noble a soul as whs
ever called to meet a last earthly sum
The Greenville Daily News.
Compelled from regard to his health
Mr. \V. li. Wallace retires from the
editorship of this, 'he leading Journal
of the Piedmont region of South Caro
lina. Mr,Wallace was a consoientiuss,
scholarly, experienced and jud'Oious
tditor His retirement is a distinct
los-- to ti I'res- of tho Statu and par
ticu irly to Western South Carolina.
He i-. nucoeo i' d by Mr. .). A. Moroso,
a young gentleman of talent, brod at
the fe> t of Gamaliel, and already of
larjj.' exp< rlenoe We look to see. the
News hold to tho high standard of In
dependence and excellence which has
Invariably characterised its editorial
Somewhilo ago there was trouble in
Greenwood county, one of the Tolberts
being a candidate for eontrress, cul
minating in a riol at Phoenix when a
white Democrat was killed and Col
bert badly si>o?, w ho was a Robllblican
ca didate for <? ngress. Six negroes
WereJxille1 dead and wo young men
were waylaid and shot, but not se
riously. A member of the Tolbort
family at MeCormck's, the post-mus
ter of the town, was forced to leave
th" community. Peace has teigned
however for more than two years. The
McC mi ek i other! returned to his
bom ? a tew days ago when a troop of
white in.mi visited the town and shot
'l'olb rt to pie. . -,. This was all wrong.
There are white republicans in every
town in the -taie and the necessity for
Bh Otilig them out is not at a I appar
ent <mr egistration laws entirely
protect ii nol for t he present at least,
our civilization Is safe, the dominant
and ruling white men of South Caro
lina a,-o not alarmed at the presence of
republican-, aud their associations with
The general assembly just adjourned
managed to gel rid of a good deal of
money, bin in our opinion there was
no waste The provision for a state
geologist was in the line of progr-ss
and development of our reoources.
The nice poll t is now the elec
tion of a competent person to lo
cate any minerals thai may lie con
cealed and bidden in our hills nnd val
leys and 'o show where they can be
devoloped to tin- enrichment of our
people. We inii-t eonfess for a fancy
for following in t he ruts of our grand*
parent-, for raising wheat, corn, pigs,
poultry ami nott on hut. we would like
to see the wealth of the bowels of the
earl b brought to the surface and made
The people ot South Carolina are
not stingy towards the schools. Up to
18?? the constitutioiial school tfi was
two mil s ."od a dollar poll tax. The
constitution of IHH? gives to the public
schools three mills ihe poll tax, ami
besides i share of thedispni ary earn
ings. Again many school districts von*
special taxes for the sup ort of the
public schools. \\ th CleillSOn, Win
throp, the South arolinn College, the
Citadel and a half dozen other great
institutions in the State there should
be no lack of accomplished teachers to
guide the young idea how to shoot.?
With all these advantages there should
be plenty of learning in the state in a
very short time and the complaint of
Popo, the poet, "A little learning is a
dangerous thing, Drink deep or taste
not the Pierian spring" ought not to
apply to conditions in South ('arolinn.
Anderson and Labor Contracts.
Judge Benet at Anderson found a
specimen of an agricultural labor con
tract used in that county which brought
out a most elaborate lecturo to the
Grand Jury If that contract >s the rule,
then the lecture was pat to the point, but
we take It that tho specimen in the
hands of His II nor whs the exception
and hardly proves the rule. Wo rathe**
think that His Honor should have
done tho subject In a doz n lines, in
stead of indulging a voluminous ha
rangue There Is danger of the in
tense, hiimanit triani.-io of our North
ern friends accepting a Cross Hoads in
Anderson for the good o'd State of
South CarOllnn. Tin PC should be littlo
parado over a marc's nost.
Hon. Josh W*. Ashley who went homo
on Saturday to il me that a eltlzon ol
fialuda had written him that ho would
have a box of possums for him at Chap
Kids for the manly aud successful light
e niado for tho "yaller dog. B. II.
A., In Newberry Herald and Nows.
For sometime it has been argued that
an extra session of CougreBs would fob
low tho fourth of Marcll. The Cuban
constitution and the ship subsidy bill
nvo matters of pressing importance.
The president has called the senato to
moot in extraordinary session on tho
fourth of March and this looks very
like no oxtra session of congress. It is
understood that the president and Mark
llanna favor an extra session, while
republicans and democrats all repudiate
In Europe, Asia, Africa and South
America matters are more quiet than
Mrs. Carrie Nation, of Kansas, it
would seem, has been handicapped in
some way and is rosting in jail in
The country press of the Stato make
a chorus of attack upon the free-pass
legislation of the reeent genoral as
sembly. We join in tho cry of wolf,
bti'ng prepared to s*y that his excel
lency must jab in tho t eeth of such legis
lation. It Is not Inconceivable that the
legislators are less wise and less vir
tuous than the gentry who haudio the
gray goose quill.
A colored man named Thomas, of
Ohio, has published a book about the
negro, not atal complimentary of the
race, dealing with the negro with
gloves olT. A Massachusetts paper
quotes largely from tho contents and
he Columbia State re-publishes them.
Thomas wns a one-armed carpet-bag
ger and in tho '70 campaign spoke in
tho Court House in this city and
showed great tact in getting through
with his speech and with our boys, lie
was a Trial Justlco in Nowl erry In
1s77, was convicted of oppression in of
ticc in seizing and selling property
without regard to law. Judgo Kcr
shaw presided at the Court and the
writer prosecuted as Solicitor. Thomas
left the State, going to Ohio, and it
was said that a messago came to New -
berry requesting that Thomas should
be allowed to return there, as ho bad
converted a Democratic District in
Ohio into a Republican District. He
is a bright mulatto.
Attorney Ueneral Bellinger's Report.
Attorney Oeneral G. D. Roll nger
sends us a copy of his report to the
Oeneral Assembly for 1000. Tho con
tents embraeo tho criminal statistics
in tho State .convictions and acquittals
for the various crimes charged ill every
COIinty wlih expend tures in the Ofilce
and opinions upon various matters by
the Attorney General and his assistant
U X. Gunter. There were .".0 convic
tion- for this county in all. and of these
only 5 were white men, throe of these
for violations of dispensary and two
for assaults. The report is valuable
for legislators and specialists, but of
little interest to the unprofessional
reader. The report is creditable to
tho Attorney General's office.
To Our Lady Readers.
The Kditor plumes himself upon
knowing something about the garden.
Lately he has turned the matter over
to the gray mare of the team?she
thinking sho can do better. If not
done, sow English peas, spinach,spring
turnips, le'tuce, raddish and plant on
ion sets. Cabbage, tomato and pepper
seed, sow in boxes Plant iri?h pota
toes Oet litter close by to mulch them.
When the stand is good, work over
When six inches high mulch and con
tinue to mulch until they are eighteen
Inches high. Mulch when tho ground
is wet or damp and tho moisture will
be retained. This potato needs all the
moi-'ore it can get. Don't mulch or
work until the danger of frost is gone.
Watch for tho bug and have your
par s green ready and you are sure of
CROSS HILL ITEMS.
Mr. M. T. Madden is vory 6ick at
th's ? riling.
There will bo an entertainment at
this place, March 1st., Friday night. It
will bo the best ever given in Cross
Hill. Come oue and all and bring your
Virginia, tho little daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. C. L Grilfln died Thursday.
The little angel Buffered here on earth,
but now she sulT rs no more.
Miss Sara Reeks has been quite eick,
but ablo to bo out again
Mr. Ismo l.owe diod Tuesday and
was buried Wednesday at the ceme
Mr. John Calhoun spent last Friday
and Saturday with his parentsat Saluca
Miss Kittle McGowan is spending
some l ime with her sister, Mrs. Young,
near Ninoty S'x.
Dr. A. A. Maddon, of Vaughnsville,
i-pent Thursday in town.
Violet is rather frozen this woek and
perhaps the sun will shine next and
give nioro news.
Robbed the Grave.
A startling Incident of which Mr.
John Oliver, of Philadelphia, was the
subject, is narrated by him as follows:
l,I was in a most dreadful condition.
My skin was almost yellow, eyes sunk
en, tonguo coated, pnin continually in
back and sb'es, no appetite-gradually
growing worker day by day. Throe
physicians had given me up. Fortu
nat oly a friend advised trying 'Elec
tric Bitters.' and to my great joy and
surprise the first bottlo nia-le a de
cided improvement. 1 continued their
use for three weeks, and am now a
well man. i know thoy saved my life,
and robbed the grave of another vie
t m." No one should fail to try them,
Only r>0 cents at Laurons Drug Co.
Resolutions Adopted by the W. F. M. S.
of Patterson Chapel.
At a reeent mooting of tho Wo
man's Foreign Missionary Society,
of Patterson Chapel, Lanford Sta
tion, S. ('., tho following pream
ble and resolutions wore adopted:
Whereas, God in Iiis infinite
wisdom, has takon from our Soci
ety sistor Matt iK Gka\, and
our hearts nro sad in thin Vmroavo
ment we humbly bow to his will,
knowing that, ho doeth all things
well Therefore, ho it?
Resolved, 1. That while wc miss her
ohcorful and sunny face, we feel that she
is gone Home ; therefore, we how in hum
ble bubmission to Him who is too wise to
err and loo good to be unkind.
lie.^olv?d, 2. That though she is g- DO
from US W0 thank (rod for her exniiipl;
of patience and strong faith in the midst
of extreme suffering, and her unreserved
resignation to tho will of God.
Resolved, 3. That we extend our sin
cere sympathy to her bereaved husband,
and pray God's blessing upon him, until
he loo, is called to meet her, never lo
Resolved 4. That a copy ol the abovo
prcamblo and resolutions be sent to her
bereaved husband, a pago in our .Minute
Rook be dedicated to her memory, and a
copy bo Hcnt to the CouDty papers for
Mrs. mamil Fleming,
Mrs. LiLLir. waldrop,
Mrs. Lucy CoOLEY,
Don't skip a word wo say for we moan
it a'l. Huok's stoves has no oqual as a
cooker. Sold only by
8. M. & is. H. Wilkes.
How we Miss Ltttlo Annie.
Oh how we miss little Annie
When we go to Bee them all:
The children use lit romp and plaj
All up and down the hall.
But HOW we mi-- little Annie dear.
She's gone tit heaven above;
Where the angels sing the beautiful
Tis the home ol (Jod and love.
But oft we think if we could bring
Little Annie hack to us,
l or it's so hard to let her go?
Though we know -he's in the arms of
She loved her papa ami mama so,
And little brothers too;
Her little sister, Ohl they did
So dearly love her too.
We can't forget her bright blue eyes,
And dimple cheeks so lair;
She was so affectionate and kind
At home and everywhere.
And yet we cannot understand
Why God did take her home ;
I But though we know she's at the gate.
Waiting for us to come.
This beautiful world is full of love,
For (Jod does tell us so;
But Oft our hearts are filled with grief
Ami why we do not know.
Little Annie's name is dear and sweet.
It's fresh as the ever-green now;
We think of her at morn and night
And in our daily prayers.
Clinton, S. (J.
Mr. J. F. Anderson, ?r prominent
young business tutui of Waterloo,
passed throughout ii i-o" last week
on his way to Lau ?
Miss Rosabel Moore has returned
home from a fow days visit to her
sister, Mrs. J. 8. Machen, of Lau
Mr. and Mrs. Riem US lludgens,
of Lisbon, spent Sunday with Mr,
Mr. and Mr-. Jno. A. Wofford
visited relatives at Lisbon last
Dr. W. L. 'I houipson, of Belfast,
has been on a brief visit to his pa
Mr. M. Ellison, of Montgomery,
Ala., is visiting bin mother, Mr?.
Margaret Ellison, of this place.
Rev. .I <ick.son preached an elo
quent sermon at New Prospect
Church Sunday afternoon,
Mr. Ltnwood Martin, of Latl
reus, vi.-ited Mr. Juo. Madden last
LIFE AT BREWERTON.
Tho weather has been like M ireh
for more than a wei k ami the far
mers uro in : king gt od use of Ihe
lime by speeding the plow. Y< nr
humble scribe has been turning
the soil with a two-horso Oastrtel
plow, following it with ll two-horse
Acme Harrow, pulverizing und
smool hing tho surface
Yesterday and In-day tho wind
is blowing :i !>?:/,/. isd from Ihe
North, const quen ly we had t > don
Will Davis has just returned fro in
the Augusta Commercial ochool,
where he has been taking n course
in business ever since October.
J. A. Bridges, of Clyde, N. C,
was through our section this w ? ok
selling a patent sash lock and stop,
Brewerton is not to bo excelled
by any community in educational
facilities, she now has tWO flour
ishing schools, white and colored.]
The Literary Society of Brewer
ton, discussed the subject Friday
night Hh> 15th, who get the most
out of life tho rich or poor, with
great credit to themselves nnd to
tho satisfaction of all present, due
to the great credit ol the efficient
teacher, W. H. Hamilton.
A certain young man in this
communily still enjoys peace at
Harmony "very Saturday nigh!
That Throbbing Headache
Would quickly leave you, if you
used Dr. King's New Life Pills. Thou
sands of Bilfferers have proved the r
matchless merit, for sici' and Nervous
Headaches. They make pure blood
and strong nerves and builds up your
health. Try thorn. Only 2? cents.
Money back if not cured. Sold by Lau
rens Drug Co.
The Voice of Labor, an Augu-ta col
ton m il paper, says of Lieutenant Gov
ernoi J. II. Tltlman: "All the forces of
hell cannot keep him from beleg tho
noxt Governor of South Oaiolina.
Our red-hot contemporary forgets
the historic fact that the aforesaid
forces in Georgia break loo.-e -o regu
larly and are kept so constantly busy
thai, they will nut huvo time to come
over the river and raise the tempera
buro of the Carolina campaign. Barn
Take No Substitute?
D > not lot vom* grocer 3"iul you some
Hour that '"Is just as good as Rransford's.
made at Owonsboro, Ky " There
is none so good. Besides, your
grocer does not know whether
the Hour is adulterated oi not.
Tho Antl-Adulteration Leugne trade
mark is an absolute guarantee ol tho
purity of Bransford's Uour. If you want
the best patent ask your grocer for
"Clifton": -f seeond patent, ask for
"White Pawn"; if straight, psk for
"Golden Crown." They are sold under
a guarantee that they are the lies? and
Many friends of clarence E. ?HAY,
urge him for Mayoi as young, ener
getic, wit 11 business habits, and having
strongly all the interests of the olty at
heart. With these qualifications wo
confidently present his name for the
suffrages of the city.
M any Friends.
TO THE CITIZENS OF LAUREN'S.
After being approached by many cit
i/."ns, and in answer to their urgency
I otter myself as a candidate for the
Mayoralty of the city at tho ensuing
election. I can only refer to a long
Identification with the town's business
and familiarity with the wants of the
city, as a guaranty of energetic elTorts
for the well-being of ?veryInterest.
it. F. POSEY.
FOR ALDERMAN WARD b\
We nominate Maj. W. A, Watts as
Alderman for Ward 3, 111 the coming
M a ny ( 'lTI/.i:ns.
Feb. is, 1001.
FOR ALDERMAN -WARD ?.
Dr. T E. Tonn is hereby announced
as the man for Alderman, for Ward is,
at the approaching election.
Voters op otii Ward.
ist Ward?-Rolfe Huoiies.
?hut Ward?Fi.emino -Tones.
:ird Ward?W. A. Watts
Ith Ward-M. H. fowlisr.
nth Ward ?C. C. FratHERSTONE.
nth Ward?Dr. T. E. Todd.
TO THE PUBLIC.
We have one of the largest stooks of
<;on ral Merchandise In I aureus and
will sell either for cash or on time as
eheup as anybody, vlsoa full hue of
Wagons, Buggies, Harness and Under
taker's Supplies. See us beforc> buying.
Will buy all the pens you have to sell.
R I*. Si ii.am & Co.
Wanted?You to order your whis
key for ?'personal use"' from Cooper
Farming Distillery Co., Brovard. n
C. Corn whiskey f-om !>1 05 to $2 00
per gallon; vessel included Rye from
$2 16 to $3 16. Peach brandy 12.65. Ap
ple $2.1.*> per gallon.
a. p. Cooper,
House and Lot for Sale.
A four room cottage, well finished,
with barn, stables, outhouses, garden
and well of good water, lot one and k
acres, on Conway Avenue. Terms to
suit purchaser. Apply to Ball & mini
kins. .J. S. Adams.
TO RE HAD ON LONU TIME and
easy terms. Secured by Mortgage on
Improved Farms. Apply to?
C. D. BARKSDALE,
Laurenn. S. C.
By virtu? Of authority vested in mo
by the will of Vinoy Little, I will sell
at Laurens Court House, on Sales-lay
in March next, during the legal hours
of sale tho following rod estate: That
ot of land, situate in the corporate
limits of the cry of Lauren?, East of
Little Liver, bounded by lands of
Mrs..I ('. ( lark. Rutherford Little
and S. K. Taylor, containing one
eighth (i) of an acre.
forms ()no-hnlf i he purchase money
to be paid in cash; remainder on a cre
dit of twelve months, with interest
from dav of sale on ihe credit portion,
with loave to pay all in cash. Pur
chaser to pay for papers and Stamps.
PaT S. Litii.k,
Feb. r>ih, 1001?St.
Dr. Rolfe E. finches,
tar Office in Dial Block?over Pal
motto Drug Store.
Specially prepared for Kxamin
ing and Treating diseases of Bye
Kur, Thront and Nose.
?Vcgclable Preparation Tor As
similating llicFooil aiuiRcgula
ting the Stouuicns andBowels of
I N r A NT S' /1 H1L l)K E N
Opium.Morpltiue nor Mineral.
Not T?lAiic otic .
ftm(>lui% Seed - .
. tl\ Sf/I/U! * \
A perfect Remedy forConstipa
Tlon, Sour Stotnach,Diarrhoen
ness nnd Loss of SLEEP.
Fnc Simile Signature of
For Infants and Children.
The Kind You Have
A I l> i li i? 11 I h s 111 (I
}, Dos) s - yyC t in i s
exact copy or wrapper.
THI CtNTAUN COMPANY. NIW VORN CITY.
I The Most E
d Popular Girl
8 In the County.
u Voto for ttut girl you like best
u in the county lo receive the pi
H now on exhibition at S. M. & F. 5
I il. Wllkes.
The Advertiseu will give to the
young lady in (?aureus county getting
ilie greutest number of votes tin- rock*
lug-ohair now on exhibition at Wllkes'
store. Th< contest will close on the
afternoon of May 28th and the result
will be announced in the paper of Wed
nesday, May 29th.
At the top of the column appears a
printed ballot with a blank space in
which the name of the girl von wish to
vote for may b< written in ink or pen
Clip this ballot and b ind it or send
It to Tllli advertiser office by mail.
Any person may vote as many of these
ballots as he ch0086S and persons liv
ing out of the county may vote, but the !
young ladies voted for must be rcsi-i
dents of t he county. This does not ex- !
elude girls who are temporarily absent
at Bohoitl, The ballots can bo saved and
voted altogether or each week as it
suit-: the voter.
THE advertiser prints each week
about llfty papers which are for sale
and are not sent to subscribers. These
papers may be bought for live cents
each now as heretofore, but no or
ders for extra papers outside of
these will be received. Therefore the
voting will in- practically confined to
regulur subscribers and the person
who subscribes now will have that
many more opportunities to vote. No
one in any waj connected with THE
advertise!! wi I be a lowed to vote.
Bach week tho names of the young
ladles voted for und t lie number of voles
will be published. I will be a good
ide.i lo begin your voting next week.
the votinu contest- 7th WEEK:
Miss Alleine M I or, .41
" Rosa Fuller, .26
" Laura Vance. 7
?' \ntiiu < 'opolaud,. 2
" Lydto Miller,. 1
" B ssie Brown.18
" I.aura Wright.8
?? Blanch Fuller,.:10
" 11..I. Lanoy,.28
" Lilletle Oaine.2
Louise Rlohoy. I
" F.va Knight, .30
" Ninnlo 1 urry. I
" Claudia Copoland,.2
Mamie Suo Wharton,.. .'>
" Maifgiu Dil ard,.1">
" Maggie Bnrksdalo,_ 1
'1 Margie Sullivan,.14
?? Dora Ook*?r.22
?? Jessie Hill. :i
" Lu a lloyco,. .'1
'? Pearl Sul Ivan. 1
" Ein tun Hudgons. 't
Mat i io Kern.1"
" Lett e Hr. on left,.42
" Lila Hart,. I
" Lydia Jorry.'<ib
" ola Blakoly.2
" Laura Walker, .3
" <let a via llollams, .. .. 9
" Vaughn Grltton, . 1
Wo have sold 1 ts of overcoats, but
we havo a few left and to keep from
carrying them over wo will sell them
at way down prices.
Davis, Roper it Co
I 1 t_I > - ?, /// m 11
You Might as Well
? havo the best laundry work
't ?it cosl to) more than se
J> cond or third rate work, and
ft yon save Ihe wear and tear
* ol your linen. It's possible
j you don't know which latin
.j, dry duos the host work, It
Y yon will lit ns have your
x bundle nexl week we will
convince you. We will take
^ pleasure in calling for and
A delivering your work. You
: will liko our method ol
] cleaning that soiled suit. We
don't charge much cither.
LA 11 RENS LAUNDRY CO.
300 E. Main St.
Hollo! No 00.
Real Estate in and Near
the. City of Laurens.
House and one-half Acre lot. on Main
Street, one-half mile from public
square. House has seven rooms.
House and Fifty Acres, 011 Main
street, ono mile from public square.
House has seven room.-,. Will sell as a
wholoorin lots, (?nt its property there
ate six lots of about two aeros each,
fronting on Man Street, ranging in
price from $160.00 to $500.00
Cottage and one-half Acre lot, and
ten one-half Acre vacant lots on Hast.
Main and fJohnos Streets, and C. N. A'
Li. It. K , near < lotton Mills.
Small lot on Main Street, West of
ami adjoining Chlldross' stables.
One Hundrod and Sixty Acres with
front on Main StrOOt one mile from
< im- Hundred and Sixty-six Acres on
Oreonvillo road parti) within City
Four Hundred Acres at Lisbon, Lau
rens County, set in bermuda grass and
will make a line Stock Farm.
SIMPSON & COOPER,
Attorneys a*. Law,
RHEUMATISM CATARRH, ARE
BLOOD DISEASES -CUKE FREE.
It is tho deep-seated obstinate oases
of Catarrah or Rheumatism that B. B.
B. (Botanic Blood Balm) cures. If doc
tors, sprays, liniments, medicated air,
blood puriners have failed B. B. B.
drains out the BpecflC poison In the
blood that causes Kheumatlsin or Ca
tarrh, making a perfect cure. If you
have pains or aches in bones, joint- or
back, swollen glands, tainted breath,
noises in the head, discharges of
mucuous, ulceration of the membranes,
blood thin, get easily tired, a treatment
with B. B. B. will stop every symptom
by making the blood pure and rich
Druggists 91.00. Trial treatment free
by addressing BLOOD HALM Co..
Atlanta, Ca. Describe trouble and
free medical advice given.
The time is up 1st March for payment
of City Taxes. It is important that
demands against the city he promptly
met and Taxpayers are urged to pay
without delay. Penalty is added after
1st of March.
W. R. RlCHEY,
L. G. Halle. Clerk t'. C.
February 19, 1001?2t.
Houses and Lots and Farms lor sale
Tenants placed and I tents Collected,
KENNEDY & GOQGANS,
Real Estate Agents,
South side Public Square
Laurens, S. (\, Jan. :i. 1901?6m.
Tho undersigned has completed a
cotton si danter that w 111 turn down
anything oi the kind that has beon put
on the market. This plan er is the re
suit of many yea's stud' . I have b< en
connected with the planter business for
twenty-five years and feel satisfied that
the machine that I now propose build
ing is as near complete as possible,
short, compact and durable. The plant
ing part can easily bo dctaohed from
plows. Yon then hi vi a good harrow
or covering plow, a I ? > . that a mule
cannot, break <'an be examined on
?ciliare by any one inlcri sted in a good
I>. F. BALRNTINK,
Notice to Tax-Payers.
The time for paving taxes of 1900
without penalty has beon extended to
the 1st of March 1001, Taxes wil be
received without penalty to that date,
l") percent penalty will b' added from
the 1st to the 15th after which date ex
ecutions will be issued promptly.
The Entering Wedge
To your consideration is gen
erally the cost, though cost should
always be relative to value to be a
fair test. Tho lumber we sell may
not always be the cheapest in prioe,
but it'n always cheapest in the
long run, because we give the host
value. Thoroughly kiln-dried,pro
perly saw od and planed, you'll
find it "matohes" well, and will
be a lifo-long source of satisfac
the Dear People!
One car of Pine white, strong.
One ear of No. 1 and 2 Shingles,
have to day arrived and ready
for sale Call to see and get
what you need and commence
the New Year with the best o
H.H. 1 l V V.
Did it Ever Occur to
YOU how easily a mistake
could be made? There
fore to keep you from
making a mistake, bring
us your proscription. We
and Chemi tls, tilling it
as written lv .he Doctor.
With our prices yon can
titul no fault.
Dear Doctor :?Remember wc
can save yon money if you will
give us a trial.
Palmetto Drug Co.
From the Sombre Shades of Winter Colors the
shelves are being rapidly filled with new and desi
rable Goods for
Spring Weaf. y*?
See the New Dress Goods from 15 cents up. We
show a handsome Weave in Crepe Tissue?this is a
very showy frabric and only 25 cents a yard.
Just opened two numbers in Black Taffeta Silk?ask
to see them. Mercerized Foulard an article resem
bling silk so closely but such a dillerence in price
will prove a quick seller.
As usual we carry a choice line ol plain White
Lawns, Embroideries, Insertions and Ail-Over,
with Laces in all the favorite makes. An endless
variety in printed Pique, Batiste and Twentieth
Century Styles in Lawns.
frjg-' Defer your purchases until you glance over the styles
W. O. WILSON & CO.
Laurona, S. C, Fob. 20, 1001.
The time is opportune for buying, Bleached
Muslins, Nainsooks, Embroideries, Etc. You
will economize both time and Cash buying^-*
these goods now, and doing a great part of
Spring sewing before the rush of Spring
Trjiijk of Oixr Store
it means Money saved, to trade with us.
Laurens Cotton Mills Store.
D. K. WADSWORTH, Manager.
Everything in Winter Underwear must go. In order to
move it quick we offer
Some Trade Temptations:
Ladies' heavy fleeced Union Suits at 48 cts., worth 65 cents.
" lighter weights " " at 25 cts., worth 40 cents.
" heavy tleeced Vests " at 43 cts., worth 60 cents.
Misses Union Suits .at 20 cts., worth 30 cents.
Children's Vests at 9 cts and 13 cts., worth 15c and 20 cents.
Men's Undershirts at 39c and 48 cts., worth 51c and 60 cents.
Boys' Undershirts.at 19 cts., worth 25 cents.
Call and see us, will be pleased to show you these goods
whether you buy or not.
* THE HOB
Under Ron Delia Hotel
Direct from Distiller to Consumer ^
Saving Middlemen's Profits. Write for Prices.
J. II. WOOL LEY,
CHERRYVILLE, N. C#
We have just roooivod tho handsomest lino of Overcoats over
shown in Laurons. Wo havo thorn in all the latest Stylos, and best
Wo can save you from $1.00 to $2.50 ?n evory Ovorooat.
at $ 6.00
at $ 8.00
at * 10.00
You oanuot afford to let this opportunity pass to sot a flue
Overcoat at a low pnoo. We will tako pleasure in showingthemto
J. E. Winter & Uro.